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World Thinking Day

Did you know that Sunday is World Thinking Day? Girl Scouts throughout the world created this day to participate in activities and projects that center around an annual theme. This year’s theme of “creating peace through partnerships” is inspired by … Continue reading

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Why Give?

Maureen Barber-Carey dancing with the Beast On The Bay at the 2013 BNI Christmas Ball This past weekend the Barber National Institute (BNI) held its annual Christmas Ball, marking its 49th anniversary.   When Dr. Gertrude Barber started the first ball, she … Continue reading

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50 Years In Review

President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy With the recent press surrounding the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the world remembered a great man.  One of his greatest achievements was signing the … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela – A Champion of People with Disabilities

Did you know that Nelson Mandela was not only a hero of democracy, but he was a champion of people with disabilities?  As I began reading about Nelson Mandela following his passing, I learned that when he left his role … Continue reading

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