HIP Summer Program Field Trip- Lehigh Valley Zoo

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Sponsors:

Luzerne Foundation

First Federal Foundation

PPL Electric

Thank You, sponsors for making these two field trips possible

 

K-3rd grade students in our HIP summer program  on our way to Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, Pa. On Aug 12 our 4-8th  grade students will be going to Clyde Peeling's Reptiland in Allenwood, PA.  

BEST INC. announces Scholarship recipients

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Pictured in photo left to right: Billy Staples, Co-Founder BEST,INC, Elaine Maddon Curry, HIP Program Director, Nick Chupela and Katherine Abreu, (scholarship recipients) and Robert Curry, HIP Founding President
 
Two student volunteers from the Hazleton One Community Center were among the class of 2020 BEST, Inc. scholarship recipients. Katherine Abreu, a volunteer at the Hazleton One Community Center and a member of the Community that Cares Student Outreach Committee. She will be attending Penn State University in the fall majoring in Psychology. She is a 2016 graduate of Hazleton Areal Career Center.
 
Nick Chupela, has been a member of the HIP After School Scholars junior staff for the past 2 years. He will be attending Wilkes University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Nick is a 2016 graduate of Hazleton 
Area Academy of Sciences.
 
The BEST Scholarship Group sponsors and mentors,8-10 new students each year,
 

HIP's 1st day of Badges for Baseball 2016

Twenty four kids participated on our first day of the program Badges for Baseball!!!

 

Equipment donated by: CAL RIPKEN SR. FOUNDATION

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Daniel Jeorge, Athletic Coordinator and Wesley Serrano

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Several years ago we introduced the Hazleton Integration Project (#HIP) as a catalyst for positive change in our area. We believed that whatever differences exist between the people who now call Hazleton home are far outweighed by the common sense of humanity that binds us together.

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American Creed

"Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy teams up with his Stanford University colleague Condoleezza Rice to investigate the idea of a unifying American creed.Their thorny, cross-partisan inquiry frames the stories of activists, each of whom is striving to realize his or her own vision of America‚Äôs promise across a deep divide documentary by Citizen Film." 

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Thank You for all your Support!

We had a very successful Holiday Line-Up.  

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HIP's Playground Grand Opening!

On Thursday June 15 the Hazleton One Community Center had its Grand opening for the Playground that will serve as a recreational facility for all the children involved in our center. The playground was donated by Hazleton Creek Properties LLC, who also donated a complete MAC Computer lab to our center. Our very own Joe Maddon and Frank DeAndrea received and inagurated the playground. Thank you, Mr. William Rinaldi for your support to our cause and center!