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A Commitment to Service: Gain Experience, Make Connections, Open Doors

On Monday, Americans came together to celebrate a national day of service in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the defining characteristics of today’s job-seeking millennials is the importance they place on giving back to their communities—an attribute that is frequently discussed among my colleagues in university recruiting, and which was even noted in Achieve Consulting Inc.’s 2014… 440 more words

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AmeriCorps Journal. Part Three.

Since I had a bunch of balloons left over from the previous week’s project, I decided to use them all up this week to encourage the children in the Sharon Elementary Science Club to explore the mechanics of human respiration. 534 more words

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Preparing youth in Kitsap County

Our Youth Preparedness team teaches free classes to schools, Scouts and other youth groups. They teach four different classes, each designed to empower youth in our community to be better prepared for emergencies. 463 more words

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MLK Day Celebration at Powderhorn Community Center

In celebration of honoring the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Patience and I had the opportunity to volunteer at a local MLK Celebration at Powderhorn Community Center. 96 more words

Something Southern Sunday: Be The Guest.

Here’s a little secret about me that I bet isn’t much of a secret. It’s hard for me to accept help or delegate. The good news is I know this and am actualy working to move past it. 256 more words

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On the move

Today, I’m moving most of my stuff (but not myself) into the new house. It’s really weird and it reminds me of all the times I’ve moved in the past 5 years: down to college and back (multiple times) into my river street apartment, into my spring street house, to South Africa and to the Lilypad. 143 more words

"Every time I sit on the toilet I will think of you three".

Our homeowner this week was wonderful. She always asked how she could help and frequently told us she felt bad for just watching while we worked. 662 more words