Understanding what makes a healthy relationship is vital to healthy development. The Nacogdoches Recreation Center, Judy B. McDonald Public Library and the Family Crisis Center of East Texas have teamed up to hold the first ever H.E.A.R.T. (Healthy Equitable Acceptable Relationships for Teens) Camp.
Unless you are familiar with hamburger history, you may not know exactly "WHAT" you are actually looking at when you come face-to-face with that famous orange and white "W". And, as you dive into their scrumptious menu with the same intensity as Jerry Jones manages the Dallas Cowboys, you may still be in doubt about the legacy of your dining experience.
The Family Crisis Center "connects families & communities through safety & hope", and wants to remind everyone that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Established in 1979 as a women's shelter exclusively, last year the Center saw over 1,100 people and offered up some 53,000 essential services. 77% of their business is attributed to domestic violence, while the remaini
This is a follow-up story to that posted last week regarding The Family Crisis Center of East Texas in their quest to win "Day 73" of Toyota's National 100 Cars for Good Program.
The "Crisis Center" competed against four other non-profit groups on Facebook last Wednesday, in hopes to win a vehicle that can assist victims working towards violence relief.
And, the winner is...
Toyota's 100 Cars for Good is a major, national philanthropy program in which the automaker is giving away 100 cars to promote 100 non profits groups over the course of 100 days.
Winners are selected each day through public voting on Facebook, and nominees are chosen for being organizations working to improve lives and strengthen communities across the country.
I went to a gathering recently at Louis Bronaugh Park. Wasn't a big crowd. Of course, those who did attend, likely wanted to signify a new beginning. As for those that weren't there, it could be that more healing time was needed in the aftermath of being a victim of Sexual Assault. Did you know the month of April is considered 'Sexual Assault Awareness Month'?