Monday, May 16, 2011

Off the grid in Amish country

"The 'Plain People' of Lancaster County, Pa., are opening their farmhouses to overnight guests. A B&B stay gives visitors a chance to experience a simpler way of life."

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'Ironman' Dan Perkins Claims Victory in Hard-run Race

"Eleven-time Ironman Dan Perkins, pastor of Twin Oaks Church in San Jose, CA, claimed victory after finishing the Ironman St. George in Utah Saturday for Compassion International, the world's largest Christian child development and sponsorship organization."

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ChildFund, VCU Art Students, Faculty to Auction Wearable Global Art

"Virginia Commonwealth University fashion students found global inspiration and are now raising funds to help vulnerable children in the countries that inspired them.

Students in VCU's Global Wearable Art Class – along with faculty members – researched countries where ChildFund International works, including Ecuador, Thailand, Belarus, Vietnam, Guatemala, Mexico, Philippines, Uganda and Zambia. ChildFund is an international child development organization headquartered in Richmond."

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