It was awards day at my son's elementary school the other day. This is a phenomenon that didn't happen during my days at John Henry Neff elementary in Pennsylvania decades ago. Now, I've attended several. The teachers invite the parents in, first thing in the morning, on the penultimate day of the year, and hands out folders outlining little Johnny's achievements for the year. Some are actual academic achievements, like reaching his accelerated reading goal each quarter. But there are also individual achievement awards, individual to each child. Maybe Sue had the best style sense, and Margaret was the best speller. Johnny himself was most likely to be
For those of you who are smugly thinking you are physically fit ... thinking you don't need to go to the free health fair the day-after-tomorrow ... let me share something I learned attending the 2030 planning meetings.
For those of you who participated in the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's 2030 envisioning process ... and almost one-thousand of you did ... you will know the number one thing we wanted 25 years from now is a better quality-of-life.