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Bullied student

According to Bullyingstatistics.org, more than half of all adolescents and teens report being cyberbullied. It’s important that as parents, educators, and role models we’re aware of the issues our teens are facing. We should strive to provide teens with a safe environment, and encourage their active involvement in maintaining a safe, bully-free environment.

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was designated by the United Nations in the early 1980s and serves as a day for all people to commit to peace above differences.

"From education to the arts, social justice to sports, health to the environment, neighborhood issues to service for others, there are many ways to participate in Peace Day!"- http://internationaldayofpeace.org/

international overdose awareness day

“International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.” - Overdoseday.com

Please click here to learn more about International Overdose Awareness Day.

Capital District transportation

The American Public Transportation Association has named the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) as 2017’s Best Mid-Sized Public Transportation System in North America.

A comprehensive variety of services and the ability to provide transportation throughout Capital district cities and towns has resulted in record ridership in the last several years.

Saving Grace dogs

On August 19th a North Carolina Animal Rescue will be bringing some of its dogs to the town of Ulster Petco for an adoption event. The Animal Rescue, Saving Grace Animals, “is a non-profit, 501-C3 organization dedicated to helping homeless animals in our community find permanent, loving homes where they will be treated as family members for the rest of their lives.” –SavingGraceNC.org

Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm.

junior police academy camp olympics

For the past several summers, Personal Injury attorney Melody Gregory has sponsored a camper at the Town of Newburgh’s PBA (Police Benevolent Association) Junior Police Academy camp. This year Melody helped camp organizers set up the second annual Junior Police Academy Camp Olympics and spoke to the campers about the importance of giving back to the community and the value of participating in community service.

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