Tag Archives: Courage

  • Guest Column:
    Courage

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    I have been in the firefighting profession for 24 years. Currently, I am proud to serve at Station 3 in Liberty Lake with the Spokane Valley Fire Department. During my career people often comment on the courage it takes to be a firefighter. It is true that often firefighters exhibit tremendous acts of courage when […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize Spokane Valley Fire Department as the Partner of the Month for April. Since becoming a PACE partner in 2015, SVFD has shared the importance of good character by visiting schools, participating in PACE award ceremonies, and placing PACE materials and posters in local fire stations. These materials include special SVFD red and […]

  • PACE Partner of the Month:
    Owl Pharmacy

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    The PACE leadership team would like recognize Owl Pharmacy as the Partner of the Month for October. Located in Cheney, Owl Pharmacy partners with the West Plains chapter of PACE and the Cheney School District to help Bring Character to Light. By promoting PACE through posters and window clings and encouraging employees to be involved, this PACE partner helps promote the […]

  • Guest Column:
    Courage

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    The May PACE Character Trait is Courage:  displaying integrity in spite of obstacles and challenges. Courage.  What a powerful word! What do you think of when you hear the word courage?  Possibly a firefighter rushing into a burning building to save the person trapped inside with no concern for their own safety?  Or a bystander […]

  • PACE Partners Get Social with Good Character

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    We asked you to share how you promote good character and we’ve received some great responses, specifically around social media. It’s one of the quickest and far-reaching ways to spread character education to those you serve and your community. Below are just a few examples of what some partners are doing. Take a look at […]

  • A Walk of Courage

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    Cheney-area students proudly hold the PACE Courage banner at the Four-and-a-Half Block Walk. Photo from Cheney Free Press. Cheney-area students encouraged others to show Courage as they walked with May’s PACE character trait banner at the Cheney “4½ Block Walk” last month to benefit the West Plains Relay for Life Team. Courage is absolutely necessary […]

  • Courage on the March

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    By Col Brian Newberry, Commander of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The Wing provides global reach airpower and deploys expeditionary forces in support of worldwide combat, contingency, and humanitarian requirements. Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway. – John Wayne America was founded on courage – […]

  • The Call to Courage

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    Submitted by the Honorable John Cooney for publication by PACE Partners: The Current, The Splash and Valley News Herald Kindness, tolerance, generosity, forgiveness, honesty, self-control and almost every other virtue all have something in common. They are all useless, completely and utterly useless. Useless, that is, if not paired with the less-noticed virtue of courage. […]