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Major Happenings in Golf This week is a golf Major week in the world of golf. And with Tiger Woods back in form that is a big world. The best players in the world are meeting in Bethpage, Long Island, New York, to compete for the PGA Championship on the famed Bethpage Black course. Tiger Woods, considered by many experts as the best player in the history of the game, is the biggest thing in golf; everyone in golf benefits from Tiger’s presence in tournaments. Just as at the Masters Tournament, which Tiger won last month, there is substantial speculation and wagering about him winning. Continue reading Major Happenings in Golf

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Thanks to YOU, we’re 80–and still growing . . .

click …Throughout the nation including Hawaii and Alaska–The Roanoke Tribune remains in the same original family and still with the same purpose, under current editor, second generation Claudia A. Whitworth: (*To promote self-esteem, *to encourage respect–for self and for the differences in others; and to be instrumental in fostering subsequent lasting vehicles through which diverse peoples can consistently unite on some regular, common basis. Continue reading Thanks to YOU, we’re 80–and still growing . . .

Dialogue on Race wins Prestigious Award

The Montgomery County Dialogue on Race (DOR) was the recipient of the 2019 Fitz Turner Award for Outstanding Contributions in Intergroup Relations by the Virginia Education Association (VEA). The award was presented at the Eleventh Annual Awards Dinner in Richmond in March. It recognized DOR for its efforts to bring about racial change in the community.

VEA President Jim Livingston offered these words about DOR, “Dialogue on Race is doing incredibly important work for the students, educators, and families of Montgomery County. We’re delighted to present this award and hope it serves as both a celebration of what the organization has accomplished and an encouragement for what they’ll continue to do.” Continue reading Dialogue on Race wins Prestigious Award

Are transgender seekers safe in every Open and Affirming congregation? Not yet! by Andy Lang Executive Director, Open and Affirming Coalition

At least 60% of Open and Affirming churches cannot offer “a confident and well-informed welcome” to their transgender neighbors, according to a recent survey by the ONA Coalition.

This means that transgender and gender-expansive seekers may not be truly safe in many ONA congregations. Continue reading Are transgender seekers safe in every Open and Affirming congregation? Not yet!