A Backpack Journalist

Cowboy Poetry by Brandon Hall Middle School Students and a few friends!

December 15, 2013

ATLANTA,GEORGIA  December 16, 2013 Friday, December 6, 2013, twenty two students took the stage at Brandon Hall School to recite their original Cowboy Poems.  Back in August at the beginning of school, Karen Vaught, the Middle...

CASE STUDY: A Backpack Journalist + Picaboo Yearbooks, released December 8, 2014.

Picaboo Yearbooks

December 9, 2013

PICABOO YEARBOOKS - www.picabooyearbooks.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   A Backpack Journalist + Picaboo Yearbooks: Building Youth Resiliency Through Creative Expression Overview: A Backpack Journalist is a program d...

Young Cowboy Poets take the stage tonight!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

December 6, 2013

Atlanta, Georgia Jerry Warren, Georgia's Cowboy Poet, came up early from his ranch in south Georgia to spend time with this group of young Cowboy Poets, as they rehearsed their original poems.  Thanks to the teaching s...

This Veteran’s Day event offered more than a free meal for Veterans! YOU GO – DAV Chapter 91 & Golden Corral Restaurant, Atlanta, Georgia!

Linda Dennis, A Backpack Journalist, Program Manager

November 12, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA For weeks,   Gary Sinese has been on the television talking about the Golden Corral Restaurants offering up a free meal to all Veterans on Monday, November 11, 2013, in partnership with the DAV.  (Disabled Am...

“Mom, you rock! Syanne’s words to her Mom, Sgt. Robinson, Georgia National Guard!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

November 10, 2013

ATLANTA, Georgia - Callanwolde Fine Arts CenterV.E.T.S. - Veterans Expressing Their Stories Sunday, November 10, 2013 An afternoon of sharing of memories and storytelling by Veterans started off with a daughter walking up...

So how big is that tire? FFA – Louisville was filled with large farm equipment!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

November 2, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - IGNITE - FFA Expo It's over now, and the large farm equipment we are certain have been returned to their factories surely on large truck trailers.  One of the special treats for Ms. D was to visit the numerous booths filled with ...

It’s all about the supporting the family! A Backpack Journalist booth visited by Mrs. Linda Odierno, spouse of Chief of Army, Ray Odierno

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

November 2, 2013

AUSA - Washington, DC - October 23, 2013 One of the highlights from our AUSA participation was a visit to our booth by Mrs. Linda Odierno.  She's the spouse of the Chief of the US Army, Ray Odierno.  Last year, she spent time with the backpackers behind the scenes, as they interviewed her and learned a great...

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