My Vision Speech for Veteran’s Day 2015 at Oakdale Academy

Nathan, a high school sophomore, wrote a speech for the Veteran's Day celebration at Oakdale Academy that will make a tear come to your eye, make you swell with pride, and leave you challenged with what to do next. In a day and age when people are afraid of offending, worried about what others will think, or even lack the convictions to generate such thoughts, this is a refreshing insight into what some young people are being taught - like the ability to think for themselves. With comments like … [Read more...]

What is Patriotism and Why is it Important in America Today?

“What is Patriotism and Why is it Important in America Today?” event to feature keynote speech by John Todd and Q & A session with students Oakland County, MI (September 7, 2010) – The Community House is hosting the Patriot Week event “What is Patriotism and Why is it Important Today?” on Thursday, September 16 at 9:00 a.m.  The event will take place at The Community House, located at 280 South Bates Street in Birmingham.  The event is free and open to the public.   The keynote … [Read more...]