Yearly Archives: 2011


Organizing My Thoughts

As the leaves rustle in the street below my open window at the Stewart Center and the building sits cool and silent without the usual clamor of children, staff and volunteers I find myself in a reflective mood. Weeks ago when consulting my calendar I marked the Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving as days to

By |2011-11-22T12:49:22-05:00November 22nd, 2011|God Bless, The Center|Comments Off on Organizing My Thoughts

The Singularity of People

Amidst the spirited summer atmosphere one might think that I would be acutely aware of the individuality of each child, volunteer and staffer. After all, it is during summer camp that the staff, volunteers and children have the most intimate contact with one another. Even though I have spent much of my time in the

By |2011-07-22T07:30:08-04:00July 22nd, 2011|God Bless, Staff|Comments Off on The Singularity of People

Summer Slipping Away

Seven weeks of summer camp have been completed and the academic year is quickly approaching. Where has the time gone? It seems like yesterday that our summer staff was arriving for orientation and people were calling with last minute inquires about available spots for camp. Seven weeks later and there have been multiple field trips,

By |2011-07-22T02:37:21-04:00July 22nd, 2011|Staff, Summer, The Center|Comments Off on Summer Slipping Away

Go Far and Get Close

I am continually amazed at how experiences, like snowflakes, are all different. Recently I ventured to Washington D.C. with four traveling companions from the Stewart Center. Although, thanks to family trips and my years with the U.S.D.A , I had been to D.C. on numerous occasions I had never visited the Nation’s Capital with three

By |2011-06-14T11:45:21-04:00June 14th, 2011|Travel and Trips|Comments Off on Go Far and Get Close

Read, Read, Read

The Stewart Center took another step towards our emphasis on educational support on Monday, February 7th when students in Mercer University’s Master of Education program conducted reading assessments with each of the Center’s children. Nine Mercer Students along with Dr. Emilie Paille conducted assessments lasting approximately thirty minutes for each child and covering a variety

By |2011-02-09T03:12:35-05:00February 9th, 2011|Education|Comments Off on Read, Read, Read
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