GOOD NEWS: Back the Blue

Lynn Imbier

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Female Scout Troop 27635 not too long ago donated cookies to Odessa Law enforcement Division officers.

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6 Ways Kids Can Do Good

Lynn Imbier

Get Crafty. 

Put your Do it yourself expertise to great use. Gillette Children’s hospital collects do-it-yourself no-sew fleece blankets to offer something cuddly to its people. Blankets ought to be made with new materials and washed with non-fragrant detergent.

Donate Textbooks. 

Cleanse out your shelves and connect with your neighbors in an straightforward and academic way. Pick out textbooks to donate to a Very little Free of charge Library in the vicinity of you.


Put jointly an on the net fundraising generate to assistance assistance local organizations like Every single Food, which offers meals to children across 31 college districts in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Unfold Cheer. 

Distinctive Olympics Minnesota has alternatives for children of all ages. Energetic tykes are inspired to get their spirit fingers completely ready and cheer on contributors, though all those aged twelve and more mature are authorized to assist with much

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Kris Boyson and Bianca Gascoigne ‘secretly reunited’ before splitting for good

Lynn Imbier

Bianca Gascoigne and Kris Boyson gave their romantic relationship a further go in advance of splitting for good a couple of weeks in the past, a source has instructed Okay!.

The few, who had been alongside one another for approximately a 12 months in advance of splitting up in February, tried to see if they could make items get the job done again in modern months.

A source exposed to Okay!: “Kris and Bianca gave items a further go just lately, but the reunion was incredibly quick and items failed to get the job done out. They break up again a few of weeks in the past.”

Reps for both equally Kris and Bianca declined to remark.

Kris and Bianca formerly prepared to have little ones alongside one another

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GOOD NEWS: Five MC students announced as winners of the MYLC

Lynn Imbier

Individuals of the 2021 Midland Young Leaders Challenge with Typical Tommy Franks. (Courtesy Photograph)

MIDLAND Midland College (MC), Midland ISD, and the Typical Tommy Franks Management Institute and Museum held the annual Midland Young Leaders Challenge with Typical Tommy Franks awards ceremony June seventeen.

The ceremony was the fruits of two days of an intense management workshop for pupils entering the 12th quality.

The Star Management winner Shelby Stephens, Midland Large College, been given a $three,000 scholarship and will progress to the Four Star Management system at Oklahoma Christian College. The nationwide system brings together 70 of the leading high school pupils in the United States to have a confront-to-confront expertise with nationwide and intercontinental leaders.

Midland College hosted the June sixteen-seventeen, 2021 Midland County system sponsored by The Henry Basis and Warren Charitable Basis. Pupils participated in displays and discussion with neighborhood leaders which includes Midland Mayor Patrick Payton,

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GOOD NEWS: Local program receives $30,000 in grants

Lynn Imbier

The area Kid and Family System of Presbyterian Children’s Properties and Products and services (PCHAS) a short while ago obtained $30,000 in grants from regional foundations.

In Odessa and Midland, the PCHAS teaches parenting expertise, using powerful procedures to boost equally every day routines and healthful relationships.

The Henry Basis, which awarded $5,000 to the method, helps make grants to competent non-income, supporting social expert services, instruction, overall health expert services and other functions that modify lives. The Carl B. and Florence E. King Basis, centered in Dallas, awarded $twenty five,000. Its guiding rules contain compassion for the vulnerable and options to prosper.

PCHAS Regional Director Scott Waller suggests that these grants will aid families in crisis continue to be alongside one another. “Families could be coping with a divorce, health issues, poverty, violence or other problems,” he points out. “We try to offer long term homes for small children

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GOOD NEWS: Life-saving equipment initiative begins

Lynn Imbier

The Permian Strategic Partnership (PSP) and the Permian Street Basic safety Coalition (PRSC) held a kick-off function for its collaborative “First Responder Daily life-Conserving Products Initiative.” The PSP and PRSC beforehand declared this $ million donation of daily life-conserving products to first responders in 22 counties across West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.

The function, held at the Northeast Midland Volunteer Hearth Section on May perhaps 26, included a complimentary lunch for first responders as effectively as remarks from PSP CEO Tracee Bentley, PRSC Government Director Scott Scheffler, Reeves Sheriff Arturo “Art” Granado, Northeast Midland County Volunteer Hearth Section Chief Jimmy Don Evans and ConocoPhillips’ Decrease forty eight HSE Supervisor Vanessa Rawlins. Midland County Commissioner Robin Donnelly was also in attendance.

A stay products demonstration in the course of the function conveyed the impact instant accessibility to these instruments can have in instances of urgent will need. “We

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