YMCA Neighborhood Centers

As we transition to virtual meetings because of COVID-19 we start to figure out the ways we can still provide for our communities. The YMCA has six neighborhood centers that help families right in their apartment or closeby. Kate Whitby and Kristin Poffenberg talk about YMCA Neighborhood Centers and how our club can support by…

The Road to Ai-Maulin

The remote village of Ai-Maulin (pop. 100+},in the high country, on the island of Timor-Leste, only had a walking path to the market. For decades, this 2 mile walking path became unusable during the rainy season and always limited economic pursuits, medical help and educational opportunities. The leaders in the village of Ai-Maulin had lamented…

Jean Strait – FACE

Jean Strait, Foundation for the Advancement of Culture and Education (FACE), presented to our club. FACE is a Non-profit dedicated to providing educational learning experiences for schools, community and family systems so they are more inclusive and students can be more successful. FACE opens pathways for partnerships, combining resources and ideas that address educational issues…