Posts Tagged Hampton Roads

Women's Assertiveness Group Begins in September

A class for women to learn how to stand up for themselves! Would you like… To overcome your fear of conflict and anger? To have a new way to handle stress? To be able to say NO? To not be taken advantage of? Join us! FREE 8 week class […]

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Abilities Are Uncovered at Camp Horizon

For years, hundreds of participants have flocked to Camp Horizon where children and young adults with disabilities can enjoy the good times that summer camp brings: non-stop fun, ample sunshine, and countless friends. The caring and supportive staff focuses on a curriculum tailored to meet the individual needs […]

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Instilling Independence at Camp Horizon

This week, we celebrate the 4th of July by observing our country’s independence and freedom which we have historically fought so hard to earn and maintain. We are reminded to reflect on our ability to speak, live, work, and enjoy life freely and independently. With these freedoms […]

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You Can Offer a Child Comfort During a Crisis

When children are removed from an unsafe home, they are confused, frightened, and feel alone. They may have suffered from abuse or neglect. Very often, they travel with their belongings squeezed into trash bags. Sometimes, they have only the clothes on their backs. You can let a child know that […]

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Team Up: Mentoring Makes a Difference

A mentor inspires and shows that obstacles can be overcome, small or large. Lisa Marie Otto knew she had something to offer when she was matched with 12-year-old Patience in 2009. “I’ve always wanted to mentor a child in need, and Patience was the perfect match for […]

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