Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Making a Wiffle Ball

"Ah, summer! Give a group of kids a Wiffle Ball and bat and room to play and perfection is at hand. How did the perfect summer play accessories come to be? Well, the story is one of family and baseball and ingenuity..."

More about the summer icon is here.

Self-help program graduates get off welfare and plan for the future

"One became a licensed practical nurse and another is a dental assistant. In the past, graduates of the Family Self-Sufficiency Program put a down payment on a house, opened a business or became a chef.

The program is voluntary and helps Section 8 housing aid recipients become economically independent over a five-year period."

Click here for more on this program.