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Hootie and the Blowfish’ – Homegrown Roundup! Giving back to the children of Charleston, South Carolina!

Linda Dennis, Program manager

August 9, 2014

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Saturday, August 8, 2014 Charleston, South Carolina South Carolina - is known for the cultivation of it's lands and coastline for fresh vegetables and seafood! Nothing like a South Carolina tomato, and shrimp from the boats...

Founder’s Day at Charles Towne Landing – Day 1

April 13, 2014

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April 12, 2014 Founder's Day at Charles Towne Landing brings together dedicated volunteers who love to participate in the reliving of the founding of the Carolina's in 1670.  The name came from King Charles, who was the King...

Celebrating our THANKS LIST for 2013! Welcome 2014!

December 31, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park, National Cowboy Poetry Competition NCPC, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

Atlanta, Georgia - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Washington, DC & Charleston, South Carolina December 31 2013 This year is closing down. It's been a great one.  From Atlanta to Washington, DC, to Colorado Springs, Mt. Hood, Oregon to Golden, Color...

Association of the United States Army – AUSA – October 21-23 – coming soon (we hope)

October 10, 2013

Filed under AUSA - 2012, Cantingy Park/First Division Museum, ENews - it's the news!, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park, History Comes Alive, History Comes Alive at Cantigny!, Newsroom, On line learning

Atlanta, Georgia AUSA says - we are on!  October 21-23 - we are heading to the Washington Convention Center and will be in Booth 3626!  Plus we are apart of the Family Forum I - on Monday!  It's video streaming on line and...

Nature Storytelling with Fossils!

October 3, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, ENews - it's the news!, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park, Our Blog

ATLANTA, GEORGIA October 3, 2013 - First draft is now in and soon will be in our online store! That's right, 34 pages of beautiful photographs and reporting by Backpackers who attended the Nature Storytelling workshop at Florissant Fossil Beds Nationa...

National Cowboy Poetry Competition website goes live!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

September 19, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, National Cowboy Poetry Competition, National Cowboy Poetry Competition NCPC, NCPC, Our Blog

ATLANTA, GA September 19, 2013 It's live.  www.nationalcowboypoetrycompetition.com! November 1, 2013 - we are heading out across our nation to hold "Cowboy Gatherings" for youth and to spend a day in a hands-on Cowboy...

General George Washington & “Backpackers” at the Faces of the First Exhibit – First Division Museum

August 8, 2013

Filed under Cantingy Park/First Division Museum, ENews - it's the news!, History Comes Alive

WHEATON, Illinois Cantingy Park & THE FREEDOM EXPRESS & The First Division Museum & The McCormick Museum. General George Washington suddenly appeared one Thursday during the History Comes Alive Day at Cantingy P...

History Comes Alive!

August 4, 2013

Filed under Cantingy Park/First Division Museum, ENews - it's the news!, History Comes Alive, History Comes Alive at Cantigny!

Come back often to read the stories, articles and view photo images from Cantigny Park and the First Division Museum and The McCormick Museum.  Chicago area military youth -now "Backpackers" spent 3 days in A Backpack Journalist...

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