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 [...]
Bullying and What Goes on in a Teen’s Life in 2013 – Part 2 of Bullying Will Stop and People Are Here
Hey guys, this is my follow up blog for my initial one about the death of Laisha Gross. I felt that I had missed some key points about bullying and I had more to explain about what happens in school. I hope any speculation or ideas can be reaffirmed in a different way in this [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Hey guys! Football. So many thoughts and ideas can be brought up in one word. NFL, college football, high school football are on the broader spectrum. Places come up: Pittsburgh, Penn State and South High. Football is America’s sport, no doubt about it. Over 150 million people tune in to watch Super Bowl Sunday and [...]
“He handed out gifts of apostle, prophet, evangelist, and pastor-teacher to train Christ’s followers in skilled servant work, working within Christ’s body, the church, until we’re all moving rhythmically and easily with each other, efficient and graceful in response to God’s Son, fully mature adults, fully developed within and without, fully alive like Christ.” Ephesians [...]
I am very excited to announce that today Washington County was named one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING. The national award was given to Washington County to recognize its outstanding and innovative work in addressing the high school dropout crisis and for its programs and services that make [...]
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