Give Back on Giving Tuesday

My son just had his 4th birthday in October. This was the first year he understood the concept of asking for and receiving gifts. We have a super generous family and A LOT of packages showed up on our doorstep starting about a month before his birthday. Each time he would exclaim, “Is it for ME?!” and almost every time each package was for him. Now, however, when we go shopping he says, “Get me this for my next birthday, Mom.” I just say, “Okay... we’ll see,” all while I have horrible images in … [Read more...]

Youth Council Sponsors 5K Run For Charity

The RHGYC is sponsoring a 5k Run/Walk to benefit the Rochester Area Neighborhood House on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Bloomer Park, located at the north end of John R Road north of Avon Road.  The 5k Run/Walk will wind through the park’s scenic cross-country trails.  This year’s fun run/walk event will be chip timed. The Rochester Area Neighborhood House (RANH) recognizes the basic needs of residents in crisis and responds with emotional and financial assistance.  Founded in faith, RANH … [Read more...]