Exploring The Meaning of Labor Day

Over time, since beginning in the late 1800's, Labor Day has become an ambiguous holiday. If asked, many people wouldn’t be able to explain why we celebrate this holiday or the reason it came to be.   Most would think it is simply just another excuse to hold a barbecue or picnic to end the summer season. And they would be half right.  But what [...]

By | September 1st, 2019|Blog|

Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

Monday, August 19th, 2019 marks the 10th annual World Humanitarian Day. This relatively little-known holiday was established by the United Nations to honor humanitarian aid workers who are currently working toward bettering the lives of those in need as well as those who have lost their own lives working to better the lives of those [...]

By | August 16th, 2019|Blog|

Making a Difference in the Lives of Seniors in Pierce County

Thousands of elderly and disabled people in our community live on fixed incomes or limited social security benefits and often sacrifice nutritious, necessary food to pay for critical prescriptions, housing, utilities, and medical care. When they can buy food, they subsist on cheaper, poor quality, processed food which is a contributing factor to their health [...]

By | July 9th, 2019|Blog|

10 Simple and Thoughtful Activities for Dad on Father’s Day

Fathers aren’t always as sentimental as moms and it may be harder for them to express more tender emotions with their children. Yet, dads contribute to their children’s lives in many different ways that make a huge impact on a child’s wellbeing, which is why they are so important! Dads are the strong and steady [...]

By | June 6th, 2019|Blog|

8 Ways to Honor the Memory of Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice for Our Freedoms

Image by Liam Ortiz from Pixabay Memorial Day is a day for honoring and remembering all military men and women who died while in military service, especially those who died while in combat or as a result of injuries sustained during battle. It is always observed on the last Monday of May, which [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Blog|

A Call for Unity on Presidents Day

As most people know, Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday to celebrate the first president of the United States, George Washington and his birthday. The holiday is actually named as Washington’s Birthday and is held on the third Monday in February. But as individual states can pick which federal holidays they will observe, many have [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Blog|

MLK Jr. Day – Remembering, Honoring, and Continuing His Vision of Justice, Service, and Love

  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was by far one of the greatest leaders and most influential men in our country’s modern history. Only three men have a national holiday named after them: Christopher Columbus, George Washington, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A minister and activist, MLK Jr. lead the country through some of [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|Blog|
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