It’s Giving Hearts Day! Please Give To These Village Programs :-)

Three Village programs are taking part in Giving Hearts Day today: Nokomis Child Care Centers, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and First Step Recovery. You can give to any (or all! 🙂 of these programs by visiting GivingHeartsDay.org and searching for “Village.” See the screenshot below for more guidance, and thank you so much for supporting our work.…
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Please Give To These Three Village Programs On Giving Hearts Day!

Three Village programs are taking part in Giving Hearts Day (Feb. 9) this year: First Step Recovery, Nokomis Child Care Centers, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Please consider a gift to one (or all!) of them! Just go to GivingHeartsDay.org and search for “Village” on Feb. 9. Meanwhile, check out our Giving Hearts Day videos,…
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Unsatisfied In Your Marriage? These 14 Tips Could Help

Couples today may experience less satisfaction in their marriage as compared to their parents, research shows. One report indicated a 42 percent dip in satisfaction! One factor may be related to having kids later in life, and feeling more social pressure to provide the best of everything. However, some research shows that marital satisfaction declines for…
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Volunteer Mentor Sees Difference A Perfect Match Can Make

Framed photos decorate Char Laney’s tidy desk at JDP Electric, Inc., in Fargo. Among pictures of family members and pets is a small silver frame. It shows Char with her “youngest friend,” on their first outing to West Acres mall. For over three years, Char has volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village.…
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What Does A Camel Have To Do With Addiction Treatment?

Camels. You see them all over at First Step Recovery. There’s one on the sign outside, and one carved into a wooden meeting table. Figurines sit on desks. Even soft, cuddly camels are at home here. It may seem an odd sight, these desert-dwellers in the frozen tundra of Fargo. But camels hold a special place…
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