4th grader Devin Palacios is a student at Blissfield Elementary and, with the help of his teacher Nicole Lundquist, he finally has the best friend he’s been waiting for— his therapy dog. As a student with autism, ADHD and anxiety, Devin had been in need of a therapy dog for quite some time. With the
In a partnership between The Ability Center (ACT) and the Auxiliary to ACT, there will be a new college scholarship opportunity for students with disabilities. Interested students can find the application online, along with guidelines, some of which include a 3.0 GPA, community service activities, living in the listed counties, being enrolled in a post-secondary
After a unanimous vote, the new merger called Heritage Sylvania became official on January 1, combining three historical organizations: The Sylvania Area Historical Society, The Friends of the Lathrop House, and the Sylvania Historical Village. The three organizations decided to join forces rather than compete because many visitors associated them as one entity already. Through
Founded in 1938 in Philadelphia, Jack and Jill of America, Inc. was formed to help African American children become strong leaders through volunteer service and education. Immediate Past President and Sapphire Gala co-chair Kelli Winston is a legacy member of the organization, and her children have been involved since they were toddlers.