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“I Scream, You Scream!”

“I scream, you scream! We all scream for ICE CREAM!” Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month?! Did you also know that there is an actual National Ice Cream Day?! Yeah, no joke! Just recently, I stumbled upon this gem of a fact: In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National […]

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It's Your Game - Keep It Real!

FREE Summer Camp! It’s Your Game, June 17-28.

June 17th – 21st or 24th – 28th, grade 7; June 17th – 28th, grade 8 & 9 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Guys and girls, if you’re going into 7th, 8th or 9th grade for the 2013-14 school year and want something fun to do this summer, grab a friend and join us for a FREE  Summer […]

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Washington County Gives

Washington County Gives, Today!

Washington County Gives, Today! Today’s the Day! Washington County Gives Day, to be specific! Today, May 2,  the Washington County community will come together for 24 hours of generosity. From 12am-11:59pm a share of every donation made to local nonprofits will be matched with a pool of $30,000 in funds provided by the major sponsors and […]

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Candlelight vigil for our community's young people

Memorial Recreation to Host Candlelight Vigil

Young people in our community have been touched by violence and by the tragic loss of a young life this week. Memorial Recreation Center, Inc. is hosting a candlelight vigil at 7 pm on Monday, February 25, as part of a STOP the VIOLENCE/STOP the ABUSE campaign. Together, we can work together to recognize and […]

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I have a dream

Join us January 21 for the “I Have a Dream…” photo booth for teens and children

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. said “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today!” Dr. King had a powerful vision for our […]

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Supporting Teens Have Choices begins with a B….

Update: I’m very sorry to announce that we will have to cancel our Spelling Bee that was to be held  Saturday, Jan. 12. Unfortunately, we did not have enough people register, and it wouldn’t have been much fun without more participation!  We hope to try this fundraiser at a later date, and will let you […]

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Created to Be Me - getting goofy, summer 2011

Created to Be Me – Letters from Camp

In yesterday’s post, I talked about Washington County’s high teen birth rate, my conviction that our young people need accurate information about sex to counter all the misinformation that they get from the media, and my discovery of and involvement with Teens Have Choices and Just Say Know. I then wrote about Created to Be […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex… Your kids and your grandkids are!

Let me start by sharing my brief bio with you: I am a native of Washington County, grew up in Hagerstown and graduated from North High. I was an active youth group member at First Christian Church, Hagerstown, and attended every youth camp I could in our Region. I felt so connected to the camp […]

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