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Kids & Money!

- Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 10:51am

A penny saved is a penny earned… Ben Franklin was on to something! It’s never too late to teach kids about money. Starting early helps build the foundation for a child to become a financially responsible adult. Kids...

Go Green with GPB!

- Friday, April 15, 2011 - 10:30am

Recycle! Renew! Reuse! April 22 is Earth Day, a day to raise awareness on environmental issues in our communities. The Earth Day Network (EDN) is an organization that works to broaden, diversify and mobilize the...

Spring Break is here!

- Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 9:14am

No more teachers! No more books! Well, just for a week but everyone could use a break from life’s frantic schedule. Spring Break is a great time for families to reconnect and shake off those winter blues. Families can...

Let the Music Play!

- Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 10:36am

Did you know that March was “music” in our schools month? The National Association for Music Education campaign raises awareness of the importance of music in our culture and educational system. With educational funds...

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Nature Scavenger Hunt

- Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 1:02pm

Nature Scavenger Hunt It’s adventure time in the great outdoors! Test your navigation skills by going on a nature scavenger hunt. A scavenger hunt is a great way to explore your backyard, neighborhood or other cool...

Spring Fever!

- Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 6:11am

Spring has almost sprung! The flowers are blooming. The days are getting longer. It’s time to get outside and see what nature has to offer. Hiking is a popular sport that exposes kids to nature and keeps them healthy...

What a busy weekend at GPB!

- Monday, February 28, 2011 - 10:42am

This weekend was filled to the brim with scientific fun at the Tellus Science Museum for Family Science Night, where Curious George was monkeying around the planetarium plus the two day Ultimate Family and Parenting...

Tackling Childhood Obesity

- Monday, February 21, 2011 - 11:24am

Tackling childhood obesity is becoming a major concern for Americans. Kids are less mobile and have hectic schedules. According to the Center of Disease Control, an estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents ages...

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Cookie Dough, Glitter and Final Exams

- Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 6:39am

It’s the countdown to the December work stoppage. No matter what your faith, what your job, what your lifestyle: you are completely covered up with recitals, end of the year celebrations, coach’s gifts and crafts. As...

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Chocolate Pretzels and Collard Greens

- Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 1:56pm

Is it possible to lose weight during the holiday season? I’m not sure, but the platters of pot-luck leftovers have begun to arrive in our break room at the office so I’m trumping those New Year’s resolution wannabes and...


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