A Few Thoughts on Gratitude

By Rev. Linda Bartholomew, for publication by PACE Partners: The Current, Valley News Herald and Cheney Free Press

One of my favorite contemporary theologians is Paul McCartney. Don’t you marvel at how being one of the Beatles was only the start of his career,…

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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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West Plains PACE celebrates good character at inaugural PACE Awards

The West Plains Chapter has made some big strides with character education in a short amount time. They became an official PACE chapter in January, and on May 1, they honored 14 students and their families at the West Plains Chamber May Membership Breakfast for “Youth Leadership on the West Plains.”…

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Exercise Your Integrity Daily

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

I enjoy working out. The benefits are numerous, but I’ll give you my top three:

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A Walk of Courage

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”…

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Courage on the March

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……

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The Call to Courage

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,…

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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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PACE Partner of the Month: Owl Pharmacy

PACE would like to thank and recognize Owl Pharmacy as our Partner of the Month. Owl Pharmacy, located at 120 F Street, in Cheney, WA has partnered with PACE and the Cheney School District to promote PACE and May’s Character Trait COURAGE during the Cheney Block Walk this year….

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Kids can show Courage in The Wave Contest

PACE Partner, The Splash, is holding a contest around May’s PACE character Trait, Courage in its youth column, “The Wave,” for Valley K-6th grade students. Courage is displaying integrity in spite of obstacles and challenges.

The Wave is asking kids to create a piece of artwork that displays courage….

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