Archives: July 2011

Lizzy’s Bikes Gives Back

  Ah, the bicycle. Without them our childhood memories would be incomplete. Many of us still bear the marks of scabbed knees, tire burns, and popped chains. For a child living away from his or her family at Glade Run, a bicycle symbolizes normalcy and opportunity. Enter Lizzy’s Bikes. Their...

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Academy Graduates Sixteen Students

On a lovely June day, friends and family of St.Stephen’s seniors gathered to celebrate one of life’s milestones: high school graduation. Sixteen promising young adults stood before a crowded room of loved ones and accepted their degrees of completion from St. Stephen’s Lutheran Academy.  Principal Peggy Ruefle likened the journeys of these sixteen students to the string of tumultuous weather occurrences...

Eat Your Heirlooms!?

In the veggie world, an heirloom is generally considered to be a variety of plant that has been passed down, through several generations of a family because of it’s valued characteristics. Heirlooms are open-pollinated, which means that they are pollinated by natural processes such as insects, birds, or wind. Heirlooms are generally varieties that were introduced before...

A Letter from Our President and CEO

Dear friends: So often the word “change” has a negative connotation. A need to change diets implies poor health. Changing schools or homes can signify loss of friends, teachers, and neighbors. At Glade Run, we view change as an opportunity. Just as many of us change jobs or careers in...