“The Murray Fun Days offers a time when our residents can come together to celebrate the freedoms and liberties we enjoy as citizens of this great nation. It also is a time when the City can express our appreciation to those who truly make up the character of our community,” Mayor Ted Eyre said of the importance of Murray Fun Days
“The great benefit about NeighborWorks is that they match us dollar for dollar so that funding we put in through the city or redevelopment agency, they match those dollars by raising private and federal grant [funding],” said Tingey.
When Longview second grader Megan Kirk entered the dance category in the Parent-Teacher Association’s Reflections contest this year, she did it simply because she likes to dance.
“We celebrated these students’ academic achievement,” Goldhardt said. “These are the students who put forth the effort to learn the material and prepare for college. It’s a great partnership with the Rotary, who recognizes and values the importance of these students’ achievements.”
“When you walk in, you feel different because it’s smaller,” said Kim Bangerter, Administrator at Cottage on Vine. “Here, we treat you like family.”
The siblings were taken by Child Protective Services while the parents were investigated, and (because we have to label everything) the term “free-range parenting” was created. Free-range parenting is defined as, “A new, hands-off approach to raising children.” But other people label it as neglect.
Longview’s annual Amazing American presentation attracted dozens of families and other students April 16 as they asked fifth-grade students about their choices of amazing Americans they presented on tri-fold boards, through creative representations and reports.
“We purposely try to keep prices low to allow families to participate,” said Mary Ann Kirk, Murray City cultural arts director. Kirk’s history with Arts in the Park goes all the way back to its inaugural season in 1990, and she anticipates another season of strong performances.
Murray residents packed an April 22 open house to find out what might go into the revised General Plan, as well as to provide their input.
“It was a pleasure to have him in the room. It’s one of those things where a kid like that, with that kind of attitude, are few and far between,” Weibel said.