Category Archives for "West Glen"

October 25, 2011

Emmy Award Winning Actor Stars in New Asthma PSA Campaign

The following information is being provided by West Glen and the Will Rogers Institute* Did you know that there are currently over 7 million children in the U.S. who suffer from asthma?  The Will Rogers Institute, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting medical research and educating the general public on topics of health and fitness, […]

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October 11, 2011

Spina Bifida Awareness Month: help raise awareness and gain more fans for the Spina Bifida Association fan page

The following information is being shared on behalf of West Glen and the Spina Bifida Association. Did you know that every day in the United States an average of 8 births are affected by Spina Bifida or a similar birth defect of the brain and spine? October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month. This month, Mommy […]

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October 10, 2011

Interview with Glennita Williams, youth volunteer winner

Glennita Williams is an eighth-grader at McKinley Junior High School. She has collected snacks and personal care items worth more than $14,000, including more than 600 pounds of Hostess Twinkies for shipment to American troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past four years. When Glennita learned that a friend’s father in Iraq had […]

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Volunteering in America | Interview with Robert Velasco (CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service)

I was recently invited to send interview questions to Robert Velasco, regarding Volunteering in America.I grew up in a faith-based home and our family often volunteered at church, in our community, at the Salvation Army, helping single moms, in our local school and more. My father ran a homeless shelter for a few years during […]

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National Weather Service: Thunderstorm warning

The following information is being posted on behalf of the National Weather Service and West Glen:* Just last week my husband was explaining to our kids the importance of going inside during a thunder storm. He gave the kids a little thunderstorm warning lesson. Here’s why! Summer is a time for backyard BBQ’s, trips to […]

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June 27, 2011

EF Foundation for Foreign Study: consider hosting a student!

The following information is being posted on behalf of the EF Foundation for Foreign Study and West Glen.* Note from Shara, owner of Mommy Perks: When I was growing up, I learned all about hosting a student. Our family hosted foreign exchange students for several years. To this day, my parents remain in contact with […]

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