By KATHLEEN McKIERNAN
Published at recorder.com Thursday, May 15, 2014
GREENFIELD — The Traprock Center for Peace and Justice along with the Interfaith Council of Franklin County held its 14th annual peacemaker awards on Thursday, where several community members gathered at Greenfield Community College to honor young people dedicated to peace and justice in their schools and communities.
“This is the best night of the year,” said Rep. Denise Andrews. “The reason why, is it gives me hope that we can have a world that works for everyone and it refreshes me personally. You are making a difference.”
During the height of the shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado and incidents of violence in Franklin County, the Interfaith Council and Traprock Center partnered in 2000 to create awareness about the incidents of violence and honor young people fighting it....
Jordan Avery, a sophomore at Mohawk, was nominated by Becca King of Stone Soup Cafe in Greenfield, for his work at the hunger relief organization. Avery volunteered at Stone Soup Cafe as part of his peer leadership class. Since November, Avery volunteered every Saturday, working 3.5 hour shifts and working on Friday nights as well.
While working at the cafe, King found him to be capable of independent and responsible leadership.
Avery has shown himself to be open to seeing and working with others with a compassionate heart, a discerning eye and a willingness to do what needs to be done to create a safe and comfortable environment for people, Trap Rock and the Interfaith Council noted...
You can reach Kathleen McKiernan at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-772-0261 ext. 268. on Twitter follow:@RecorderKatMcK
Mothers’ have a lot to do!
Care for family, chores, and work too!
Give her a day off and do not eschew -
She deserves something special to chew!
Our little Café is here to provide
A delicious Brunch – Nobody’s denied!
Soup: Barramundi & Coconut Fish Stew – Pescatarian - Gluten Free
Salad: Mixed Greens with Pico De Gallo & Mixed Herb Dressing – Vegan - Gluten Free
Savory Herbed Roasted Vegetables – Vegan – Gluten Free
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs – Contains Eggs & Dairy – Gluten Free
· Apple & Cinnamon Stuffed French Toast – Contains: GLUTEN, Eggs, and Dairy – GF option available!
· Crisp Bacon or Sausage – PORK – Gluten Free
· Coconut Cream Pie with Fresh Whipped Cream – Eggs, Diary – Gluten Free
Tis' the merry month of May - OLE?!?!
The Celts dance around the Maypole and the Latinos dance around the Hat
At the Cafe we'll present a gastric mash up of 2 dances - how about that?
Celtic Corned Beef - all done up yummy - will dance as a Taco in your tummy!
Chef Brandon is serious with this one - not kraicking funny!
Sweet & Spicy White Bean & Squash - Vegan & Gluten Free
Mexican Tortilla - Vegetarian with Cheese Topping - Vegan & Gluten Free without topping
Mixed Greens Salad with Toasted Cumin seed Vinaigrette - Vegan & Gluten Free
Cool Cucumber and Dill Salad - Vegetarian - Contains Dairy - Gluten Free
Roasted Vegetable Medley - Summer Squash, Sweet Peppers, & Potatoes -Vegan & Gluten Free
Refried Bean Tacos - Vegetarian & Gluten Free
Slow Roasted Chipotle Corned Beef Tacos - MEAT - Gluten Free
Traditional Taco Sides: Sour Cream, Salsa, & Cheese
Apple Walnut Spice Oatmeal Cookies - Gluten Free - Contains Dairy & Nuts with Frozen Yogurt or Vanilla Ice Cream