2020-07-04 Family

Celebrating (Mostly) Virtual for July 4, 2020

The Fourth of July is often celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbeques, concerts, and baseball games, along with family gatherings and neighborhood social events. But this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Fourth of July celebrations will look a little different in communities and cities across the nation.

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2020-07-04 Family

Bringing July 4th Back Into Our Hearts

July 4th conjures up memories of easy-going BBQs and awe-inspiring fireworks. The lone summer holiday, it epitomizes the season with its outdoor activities, ode to grilling, and water fun. But just as the meaning of Christmas can get buried beneath a mountain of well-intentioned customs like presents and decorating, so too can the true meaning of July 4th get lost in its own traditions.

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2020-07-03 Education

Plastic Free: Can We Meet the Challenge

Did you know that one million plastic bags are used every minute? If you did not, unfortunately you are not alone. Multiply that by hours, days, and years and it is difficult to conceptualize what this world actually looks like with billions of plastic bags each year in landfill or somewhere else.

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2020-07-02 Family

Enable Your Financial Freedom

We know that financial wellness is one of the aspiring freedoms of everyday life. Tragically, the financial wellness of too many Americans has been affected significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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