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The Other 19

Are You One of The Other 19?


Today we woke up to a new era of empowerment, enlightenment and action. Last night Oprah Winfrey, while accepting the 2018 Cecil B. de Mille award during the Golden Globes Awards, gave a powerful, moving and historic speech.

“I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a ...

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Dare to Be Event

"Dare to Be" Concert Ticket Winners Announced


Congratulations to Our Winners!

  • Grand Prize – 8 VIP Tickets to Jack Graham
  • 2nd Place – 4 VIP Tickets to Craig & Ann Blend
  • 3rd Place – 2 VIP Tickets to Joseph & Jennifer Webb

Thanks to everyone ...

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Twelve Easy to Ways to Prevent Colds and Flu

Twelve Easy to Ways to Prevent Colds and Flu


From late fall through winter, most of us are cooped up inside, often sharing space with others who may be sneezing, coughing, and sniffling. By practicing good hygiene and being careful to avoid cold germs ...

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How to Raise Grateful Kids

How to Raise Grateful Kids


We all love the Thanksgiving celebration—enjoying a meal with family, sharing pleasant memories, and creating new ones. But Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on our many blessings and to remember those who ...

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From the Desk of the Executive Director

Volunteer and Crabs

Winning the RAACE!


We have always said that it takes a team to win our RAACE and after hosting an event like 84 Lumber’s RAACE Night at Ripken Stadium, that is so true! From getting everyone into ...

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Witness to a crime

The Importance of Survivors in Fulfilling Our Mission


“If I see injustice and I am silent, I am also guilty.”

Recently, I saw this quote on Facebook . In fact, we also have it pinned to the wall in our break room. It really ...

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Summertime Camp Should be Fun

Summertime Fun at Camp Should be Safe not be Scary


It was 1:30 in the afternoon on a Saturday. I had been fly fishing in the Bushkill Creek since sun up. It was one of those bluebird days. A day when you know it ...

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Out with the old In with the New

Out with the Old, In with the New


After a very long and harsh winter, relief is on its way! Finally, spring is coming. The days are getting warmer and longer! Recently, I have been forced to reevaluate my health, fitness and diet ...

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Brad's Blog: You Say You Want a Revolution?


“You say you want a revolution

Well, you know

We all want to change the world”

- The Beatles

In this day and age, people really have a lot of power. The Internet has been the ...

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Reading Fairgrounds
Reading Fairgrounds Historical Society

Brad's Blog: 10 Years of RAACE-Giving Thanks, My Way


During my youth, the only thing that mattered to me were Sundays at the Reading Fairgrounds with my dad, rooting for my favorite dirt modified race car drivers, Toby Tobias, Jimmy Horton, and Kenny Weld ...

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Brad as Captain America

Brad's Blog: Being Honest About Sex Education Can Save a Child's Life


Recently, I have been thinking about why some parents are not being honest with their kids. Honest about things like the horrific shootings at Sandyhook Elementary and a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the Holocaust ...

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