The Club's FREE hot supper program returned this month and it came back in style. Finding a new Kitchen Manager was a long and exhaustive process, but the Club finally struck gold in Chef Dennis. Trained as a chef, Dennis is a Club parent and knows how to make restaurant quality food that the kids will love, and which hits all the USDA requirements for nutrition and quantity.
In an otherwise gloomy and COVID filled January, the hands on the sign of our building have shone out into the dark nights, and as I turn for home each evening have reminded me that the new building isn't just bricks and mortar - it is a community. Not only has it been built by the community and funded by the community, but it is a reflection of our community.
We know that everyone gets excited about the holiday season, no matter how or what we celebrate. It may be the holiday break from school and work, the opportunity to gather with friends or family, the chance to ski (pray for snow!), etc. There is beauty in the diversity of all unique rituals, roles, and traditions in our community. Along with that, come the common [...]
For anyone who didn't grow up in the USA Thanksgiving can seem an odd Holiday. I mean, there you are just recovering from the sugar high of Halloween and already panicking about everything you have to get done by December 24th, and boom - you need to roast a turkey! I guess the pilgrims weren't as concerned with how many shopping weekends until Santa arrives [...]