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International Women's Day Celebrates Inspirational Women…..Past, Present, and Future!

On March 8 each year, a wonderful celebration takes place, one that has been around for over a hundred years. The event is International Women’s Day, which started out as a day for recognizing women and fighting for their rights. Today, International Women’s Day is all that and more. It praises the achievements of inspirational women, continually works…

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Shining Bright Through "The Sparkle Effect"

On the outside, Sarah Cronk and Sarah Herr were typical teenage girls – they were pretty and popular and cheerleaders on their high school varsity cheerleading squad. But on the inside, these girls were something much more. Instead of simply enjoying their cheerleading squad status, the Sarahs wanted other kids to be able to share in the special feeling as…

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Thelma Tavares – Even at 87, She Really Packed a Punch!

At 87 years old, Thelma Tavares looked very much like she might be someone’s great-grandmother. She had white hair and glasses, and she hobbled along with the aid of a crutch. But when Thelma stepped into the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows every day, she turned into someone nobody would expect – the coach for the…

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The Power of Unity – Take the First Step and the Rest Will Follow

Here is a video of an inspirational young man who took action and inspired others to do the same. Additional Resources: Here’s another inspiremykids story about how one person can make a difference! Here’s a website with a video about how geese use the power of teamwork! Topics for Discussion: How was one young boy…

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