April 27, 2016
“Water is life and without it, life is very difficult.” – Stephen Okurut, School Headmaster, Koreng, Uganda.
To imagine a life without fresh water seems impossible. Not having clean water, such an integral part of each day, is difficult to wrap your head around. Even harder to...
April 26, 2016
Walking into Garden Spot Village, the murmur was hard to miss. Friendly chatter, bunches of people… it’s Expo Day.
Vendors lined the halls, happily talking with visitors that came by their tables. The annual Business Expo is a great way for local companies – approximately 80 this year ...
April 25, 2016
Graduate high school one day, and never, ever get a tattoo.
Those are the two promises Raymond Powell’s mother wanted him to make her before she signed off on his decision to enlist in the Navy during WWII, instead of waiting to be drafted into the Army.
April 18, 2016
In June of 2014, a team of leaders from UnitingCare Ageing in Australia came to Garden Spot Village to learn about some of the different service innovations that were occurring here. As it turns out, they happened to visit on the same week that we were holding Grands & Kids...
April 11, 2016
It was in the Fall of 1995 when John and Rhoda Weaver signed papers to move to Garden Spot Village. When it was time to begin construction of their cottage, the cold winter weather caused delays that set the timetable back. “The new owners of our house very graciously rented...