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kkurtz Posted at: 12-21-2018- 10:39 am

 

The holiday season is already upon us so it must be time to…Shop? Cook? Celebrate? Sure! It’s also a time to do another fun (and healthy) thing with your family – volunteer. Long after the holiday meals have been eaten and the gifts and decorations are put away, your family will...

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kkurtz Posted at: 10-12-2018- 11:57 am

 

Now almost halfway into the school year, many parents of younger children are thinking about what they need to do to get their young children ready for kindergarten in 2019.

Here’s what the experts advise: play, sing, read, and talk with your...

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kkurtz Posted at: 09-27-2018- 10:28 am

In a country with an abundance of food and great wealth, it’s shocking to think that last year 41 million people struggled with hunger in the United States, including more than 12 million children. There are hungry people in every community, rich and poor. In the face of such a daunting problem, we do well to remember the words of Mother Teresa, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”...

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kkurtz Posted at: 07-12-2018- 1:37 pm

Kids love summer vacation, but teachers dread the learning loss students experience without regular reading and learning over the summertime. Children can fall three months behind academically while school is out, especially if they lack great books, good nutrition and active...

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kkurtz Posted at: 07-03-2018- 10:59 am

 

July isn’t typically the time of year when most people are thinking about their taxes. But, according to the IRS, it’s the perfect time to take a closer look at the impact of the new tax law on your paycheck.

At the beginning of this year, major changes to...

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kkurtz Posted at: 05-08-2018- 2:47 pm

Most of us can rattle off the names of each of our teachers from grade school through high school. And there’s good reason – teachers make a lasting, positive impression on countless young minds every day.

For many communities, teachers are...

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