Top 3 Web Filters for Families

Top 3 Family Web-filters (with a bonus program to eliminate time-wasting!) -By Tyler Reese K9 Web Protection These guys are a recognized industry leader, and for good reason – their customizability gives you access to dozens of features, such as: – Time...
Great Futures, Great Volunteers

Great Futures, Great Volunteers

Provo, Utah has the highest volunteerism rate in the entire country. We really are number one when it comes to volunteering. Pretty cool, huh?

Just this morning I had the chance to attend a meeting with John Curtis, Provo’s Mayor, where he thanked my fellow AmeriCorps members and me for our service. As the Mayor and some of the other AmeriCorps members addressed the group, I couldn’t help but think about the incredible volunteers at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County.

STEM Festival: Great Futures Start Here

STEM Festival: Great Futures Start Here

Do you remember trying something for the first time as a child? Maybe it was your first public performance, or learning a new sport or game, or maybe it was something as simple as doing a science experiment. Youth is a great time for discovery, and it’s a time when each of us can lay the foundation for our own great futures.

AmeriCorps Works for Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County

AmeriCorps Works for Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County

At this time last year, I’d never heard of AmeriCorps. I was a BYU student studying sociology and happily working on campus. Honestly, at this time last year I didn’t know there were Boys & Girls Clubs in Utah, let alone here in Provo. In May, I was still on the...
Financial Futures: Money Matters

Financial Futures: Money Matters

How do you stack up where financial literacy is concerned? How do your children? The FINRA Foundation’s 2012 State-by-State Financial Capability Survey revealed that: 41% of Americans surveyed reported spending less than their income. 26% reported having unpaid...