Posted By Paul Harral on 2013 Jul 24 - 4:33pm

What started as a private monthly dinner for a bunch of high school friends morphs into a full-blown effort to raise money for wounded warriors and others in need.

That Jason Cox and his buddies have a regular guys’ night out is not unusual. Lots of guys (and girls) do that. What’s unusual is what happened as a result. “I wanted to meet with my friends once a month for dinner,” he says. “Something nice and not just sitting in a...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 22 - 9:32am

Beginning in April 2013, the Presbyterian Night Shelter has been working diligently to see its off the mat campaign come to fruition.

The campaign’s purpose is to provide a bed for each of the shelter’s nightly clients. According to Executive Director Toby Owen, moving people from the floor and placing them in beds impacts the shelter’s ability to provide care with dignity. It humanizes the individuals and gives...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2013 Jun 26 - 1:19pm

The Parenting Center focuses on creating and fostering healthy home environments so that families can succeed.

Alone with two young children in a foreign country and an unfamiliar language is stressful for anyone, even if she is focused on establishing residency so her husband can join her. Add in a pregnancy, and it is enough to test any marriage. That was the situation for Nada Abbas when she arrived in...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2013 Jun 26 - 1:12pm

The Child Study Center brings to light the potential in children with multi-dimensional developmental challenges through expert diagnosis and treatment.

Craig and Mandy Barngrover were desperate. Parents often find themselves in disputes with strong-willed children over issues like food or what to wear. But the situation the Barngovers faced with their autistic son, Caleb, was different. “He had stopped eating,” said Mandy Barngrover...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 10:58am

A gig waiting tables at Woodshed Smokehouse landed Kenson Short the opportunity of a lifetime when Boo Weekley recruited him to caddie the Pro-Am preceding the 67th annual Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club.

The pro golfer was seated in Kenson’s section of the restaurant on May 19. After only a brief conversation and a fortuitously scheduled day off, Boo invited Kenson to caddie for him the very next day. Kenson traded a lunch menu for a golf bag and again served Boo to the best of his abilities...

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Jun 14 - 3:14pm

From 1938 to today, the March of Dimes has given babies facing an uncertain future the chance to grow healthy and strong. The organization contiues to be a powerful friend and advocate for America's moms and babies.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Jun 6 - 8:50am

When Grace owner, Adam Jones, opened his doors in the fall of 2008 he started a Tuesday night tradition called Celebrity Bartending, that has been going strong ever since.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Jun 4 - 4:29pm

During Colonial week, PGA golfers took part in the annual Bedpan Open at Cook Children's Hospital making the day special for the patients.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Jun 4 - 12:30pm

Families in the community turn to The WARM Place to find the emotional support and help that they need after the death of a loved one.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Jun 4 - 11:17am

CEC's mission is to restore hope, share God’s love and change lives in our community.


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