Tag: community perspectives
Community Perspective: What I’ve learned as OCP’s executive director … and where the community needs to go
Community Perspective piece by Sam Nickels: As I wind down my 5.5 years as executive director at Our Community Place, I reflect on where we’ve come as a community over that time. (OCP just hired a new director who will start on July 3.)
Over a month ago, Harvey Yoder phoned our Carpenters Guild to see if we might help a woman patch the roof of her leaky house.
A community perspectives piece by Alleyn Harned In this General Assembly, Delegate Tony Wilt has introduced new legislation which seeks to increase consumers’ transportation costs and to maintain our dependence on foreign oil, both of which are unacceptable in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia that produces no oil and can benefit so greatly …
A community perspectives piece submitted by Bob Pippin
A community perspectives piece by Charlotte Shristi Dear Senator Obenshain, As a constituent and resident of Rockingham County, I strongly urge you to oppose Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation as Virginia’s Secretary of Natural Resources. At a time when Virginians are facing the imminent effects of a climate crisis, Wheeler is clearly the wrong choice! I live in …
A contributed perspectives piece by Connie Wright-Zink
A contributed perspectives piece by Anna Rose Geary
I doubt that my grandmother, Nonna Teresa, ever heard the adage “Cleanliness is next to godliness,” but if she did, she would not have believed it. God and a clean house had nothing to do with each other.