Tag Archive: Children

Jul 25 2013

Summer can be a time of fun rather than fuming

Like it or not, parents, this is the time of year when school’s out for the summer… and for approximately three months your kids will be pestering you for things to do, or you’ll be keeping a hawk’s eye on them to see that they aren’t doing something wrong. One of my favorite bumper stickers …

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Jul 24 2013

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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Jul 24 2013

Wellness Pointe awarded: Project Linus distributes blankets to mothers

Wellness Pointe’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program was recently awarded 50 blankets from Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that provides homemade blankets to children in need. The award request was spearheaded by Wellness Pointe employee Carole McKinney, who has received assistance from Project Linus in the past. “I learned of Project Linus while my …

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Jun 24 2013

PTISD welcomes Daya

The Pine Tree ISD School Board named Daya Hill, Ed.D. as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in a special board meeting, May 29, 2013. “I am elated to join the PTISD community of lifelong learners.” said Hill. “I look forward to serving as a member of an organization that encourages innovation and embraces academic …

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Jun 20 2013

HIPPY celebrates first year: Sixty children graduate from the program

Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY), celebrated its first celebration with over sixty Gregg county children receiving a certificate for successful completion of their prescribed study on June 7, 2013. The three and four year olds, along with their parents, spent the last thirty weeks meeting with a home visitor that provided a …

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Jun 17 2013

Farm bill to affect the hungry

The Texas Food Bank Network (TFBN) released estimates today of the serious impact that a House-proposed farm bill could have on federal SNAP (food stamps) benefits and the struggling Texans who rely on them. A similar bill with fewer cuts passed the Senate Monday evening. The most drastic change under debate, to a state policy …

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Jun 17 2013

Lone Star State: In honor of fathers

On Father’s Day, dads will be celebrated and thanked for the countless sacrifices they make for their children. Some sacrifices are larger than others, but all are a common part of fatherhood. It is because of these sacrifices that a father holds a special place in his child’s heart. The employees of the Attorney General’s …

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Jun 16 2013

What kind of father are you?

The survey asked, “What kind of father are you? The choiceswere: 1. Authoritative; 2. Controlling; 3. Nurturing; 4. Easy going; and 5. A push-over. I pondered the question as it pertains to me, and came up with a choice that was not included in the survey: All of the above. Fatherhood done right is such …

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