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Honky-Tonk Gospel

“Country music is music for adults. Rock and roll is about adolescence — their young loves and lusts, their rebellions, and their insecurities. No such generation gap exists in country music…. country music sings about adult concerns: marriage, work, children, memories. It also sings frankly and poignantly about adult problems: divorce, single parenthood, alcoholism, job woes, money worries, loneliness, death.” (Honky-Tonk Gospel, p 12) Continue reading

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Lent: A time of reflection, alms giving, and helping others in need

Thanks to your support, SOME provides nearly 1,000 meals each day, seven days a week, medical care, mental health services, job training, and addiction treatment. We also provide dignified, safe affordable housing to 400 formerly homeless or extremely poor single adults, and 100 families, including 300 children. Without you, the number of families and single adults on our streets would be much greater. Continue reading

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Links – The Second Mile Sex Scandal

“The bottom line success of our event can be measured in the 17 new business sponsors we attracted; and the $120,000 netted from the evening’s presentation. Thirteen of our 40 sponsorships were at the $5,000 level and above—a record for Second Mile events. Over 150 guests were new to The Second Mile and more than 35% were women—a fresh audience demographic for The Second Mile. And, the opportunity to co-brand with Alan Mulally for the cause of helping Pennsylvania kids continues to be currency for the organization.” ~ “The Right to Win: Social Good Happens When Cause, Creativity, and Content Unite”
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