Third Annual Hawgin’ for Haiti

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Join us for this fun BBQ to support feeding, educating and empowering Haitian children. We’ll have whole hog, brisket, BBQ chicken tacos and ribs smoked by award-winning BBQ pitmasters Tenacious Q and Craft BBQ. $30 per person or $100 per …

Trip Postponed

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I had hoped to travel to Haiti in mid September in order to celebrate the 17th anniversary of the founding of our schools in Mathieu. My daughter-in-law, Megen, a professional photographer and videographer, was planning to accompany me in order …

An Oath for Compassionate Service

An Oath for Compassionate Service

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When I was a young boy of elementary school age, I devoted one summer to raising money for a local charity. There was a large used clothing reception center in our neighborhood and on the large bins placed to receive …

Every Day Is a Beautiful Day in Haiti.

Every Day Is a Beautiful Day

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Haiti is a mess. That is nothing new. I suppose it has always been a mess. The tragic sadness of this comment is intensified when one realizes that Haiti is the second oldest Republic in our hemisphere. She declared herself …