In a reflective moment, I remembered that this is how baseball is supposed to be. I could hear the words of James Earl Jones’ description of the Field of Dreams as if he was speaking to me about Wrigley, “America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers… But baseball has marked the time.
There has been an ongoing debate over whether to continue the prekindergarten programs in public schools. When I read about this debate, I think about my grass.
The Highland Men have seen a need and met it head on. When asked to read to kindergarten and 1st graders at Druid Hills this week, three of them responded immediately.
I am told this is a real sign posted at a local soccer field.
On a sunny Saturday in May, a group gathered at a local elementary school in need of a “facelift”. I counted 22 Be There Dads from 4 other schools, 2 Principals, 3 teachers and 10 children. All had gathered to help make this school “a better place” for the children who attended it.
I am thrilled to tell you about an important event in the life of Be There Dad®. On April 17 at the North Carolina PTA annual convention, we received the Oak Leaf Award in recognition of the Male Engagement Program in Mecklenburg County.