An Investment in the Future - Time Magazine
Some people spend their days thinking about how to get ahead in life. Then there are those, like Anna Maria Chávez, who focus on helping others move forward.
The CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA recalls as a little girl being awakened late at night by conversations her parents would have at the kitchen table with neighbors. “When people received a letter from the federal government or other agency, my parents would explain to them what it meant,” Chávez says. “Growing up, there was an emphasis on working toward solutions that could benefit as many people as possible.”Read more: An Investment In The Future | TIME.com http://business.time.com/2013/12/13/an-investment-in-the-future/#ixzz2njqRQkM0
Wreaths Across America - Salem County - SJ Times
To better understand the sacrifice given by those who served in the military, a personal experience is needed.
On Saturday, people needed to hear the 21-gun salute and the sound of bugles, or see the volunteers dressed in military uniforms from various time periods at the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Finn’s Point National Cemetery.
It was freezing, with snow all around and a slight fog in the air, but a personal experience is exactly what people got.
Nearly 250 people turned out to the cemetery located near Fort Mott State Park and the shores of the Delaware River. >>>Full Story
Swedesboro-Woolwich Girl Scout troop to collect donations for U.S. troops
- SJ Times
Girl Scout Troop 61590 may only have three members, but they are working to make a big impact this holiday season.