Today students around the country will celebrate the 5th Annual Ben Carson Reading Day. The event, held in conjunction with American Education Week is designed to raise awareness of the importance of reading and to promote reading for pleasure.
Currently playing the position of safety for the Tennessee Titans, Myron Rolle has realized another of his dreams. This young gentleman, who reportedly always says "please" and "thank you", finished his college requirements at Florida State in only 2-1/2 years, and was offered NFL contracts at the end of his third year of college. Although many would have proceeded along that path of stardom, Myron chose instead to skip his senior year of college, postpone signing any NFL contracts, and head off to Oxford University in England as a Rhodes Scholar.
Yesterday, 40 billionaires made a pledge to donate half of their wealth to charities either during their lifetime or after their death.
CSF Board Member Audrey Jones received the Service Above Self Award last night at Martin’s West. The Rotary Club of Woodlawn-Westview honored Mrs. Jones along with 32 other community minded individuals for their hard work and dedication to various charities. Audrey’s work with Dr. Carson’s THINK BIG program and the CSF was recognized. Congratulations and Thank you for all of your hard work, Audrey!