Guest Column: Generosity

My name is Shane Brickner and I am the Mayor of Liberty Lake. I was Mayor Pro tem for 4 years and on the city council for 8 years before becoming Mayor. Before coming Mayor I had also been a volunteer police officer for the city for 13 years….

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Guest Column from the West Plains Chapter: Generosity

Volunteering has always been a passion of mine.  In the summer during some of my middle/high school years, I volunteered as a camp counselor at camp Na-Bor-Lee and was a leader at Vacation Bible School.  During the school year, I would go to the local nursing home and visit and play bingo with a woman who I had met in the time that my great grandfather was there….

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Guest Column: Generosity

My most poignant experiences with generosity have happened through mentorship. Amongst an eclectic network of mentors – comprised of childhood dance and art teachers, colleagues and college professors to family members, peers and fellow artists – I have discovered various facets of generosity;…

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Guest Column: Generosity

Henry Taylor said, “He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity, for the essence of generosity is in self-sacrifice.

 

“For it is in giving that we receive.” St Francis of Assisi wrote those words eons ago….

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Guest Column: Generosity

Living a life with a generous heart is something we are always encouraging families, children and others to do. The news, social media and print advertising are also encouraging us to give generously. So what does living generously even entail?…

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Generosity extends well beyond monetary gifts

By Kynlee Dub, for publication by PACE Partners: The Current, The Splash and Valley News Herald and Cheney Free Press

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something or someone who will never be able to repay you”~~ John Wooden.

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Spokane County Library Suggests …

Picture books:

“A Mango in the Hand: a story told through proverbs” by Antonio Sacre
“Hallelujah Flight” by Phil Bildner
“If You Give a Cat a Cupcake” by Laura Numeroff
“Ivy Loves to Give” by Freya Blackwood
“Mine!” By Shutta Crum
“One Winter’s Day” by Christina Butler
“The Boy Who Wouldn’t Share” by Mike Reiss
“The Can Man” by Laura Williams
“The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein
“The Present” by Bob Gill
“The Runaway Rice Cake” by Ying Compestine
“Those Shoes” by Maribeth Boelts
“Yoko’s Paper Cranes” by Rosemary Wells

Child:

“Generosity” by Cynthia Klingel
“Joseph and the Sabbath Fish” by Eric Kimmel
“Star Time” by Patricia Giff
“Stone Soup” by John Muth
“The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Martin Powell
“The Golden Goose” by Dennis McDermott
“The Golden Goose: a Grimm graphic novel” by Sean Tulien
“The Great Turkey Heist” by Gertrude Warner…

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Trike-a-thon builds character

Preschoolers at the Central Valley Early Learning Center line up for the annual Trike-a-Thon on April 14. The young students in Cherie Willis’ class raised $1,471 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Not only did they have fun, but they learned about the importance of Citizenship,…

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