A week of Home Page feature highlights!
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Local Students to Construct House
Friday saw the official ground breaking of a new house being built on Nichols Street. Drew Seeling, Building & Construction teacher at the Wellsboro High School is spearheading this project and overseeing local students throughout construction. They will be involved in every aspect from foundation to roofing. Outside professionals will advise the students with carpentry, masonry, electric and plumbing.
Not only will students be receiving hands-on experience in trade but they will also be receiving OSHA 10 safety certifications. ThIs provides them “an opportunity to succeed right out of the gate- give them a head start,” says Mr. Seeling. This is a two and half year project that features a three bedroom, two bathroom home which will be sold. The profits of this sale hope to be put toward the next home building project.
SportsCast: Mansfield baseball, Liberty softball host Wellsboro
Rivals Wellsboro and North Penn-Mansfield and North Penn-Liberty battled it out in NTL Large School Division baseball and softball action on Monday, April 9. Wellsboro topped North Penn-Mansfield in baseball while North Penn-Liberty edged Wellsboro in softball.
Dr. Mayo – Child Abuse Prevention
Child abuse is all too common, with reports coming in every 10 seconds nationwide. It takes place at every socioeconomic level, across all ethnic and cultural lines, within all regions, and all levels of education. Child abuse does not discriminate. Fortunately it is 100% preventable. In order to reduce child abuse, spreading awareness and education are key. This not only aims to reduce child abuse, but can also reduce the cycle in which 30% of abused and neglected children go on to abuse their own children.
How Are You Doing?
Every day we ask the question, “How are you doing?” Most often the phrase is posed in a nonchalant way, asked in passing. However, the answer can be more complex. It’s with this idea in mind that New Creation Events, LLC and Wellsboro Bible Church have partnered to prepare their upcoming women’s conference. The conference is titled “How are you doing? – Before your spiritual health dials 911”.
Melissa Owlett, CEO of New Creation Events, LLC, shared that the purpose of the event is for women to be able to take the time to connect with each other, worship, eat, rest, and benefit from quality seminars. It’s a time to stop and answer the question “How am I doing?”
Personal Profiles: Multi-talented Mom
“Honor thy father and mother,’ took on truer meaning once I became a parent and realized what a challenging and fulfilling role it is,” notes Stacey Dondey.
In today’s edition of Personal Profiles, Home Page’s Stacey Dondey looks back on her story thus far with a grateful heart to her parents for the love, support and guidance they provided.
“My mother is extremely capable and was always there cheering me on, making me feel I could do anything.” Linda Buzay encouraged Stacey at a young age to pursue her interests whether it was modeling, musical theater, attending weekend classes at the Art Institute of Chicago, traveling alone to Italy for study abroad, completing a BS degree in Apparel Design from Purdue University or starting a business.
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