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Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown

Tracey M. Dooms is a freelance writer in State College and a contributor to Town&Gown.

Articles by Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown

Youth Service Bureau Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Centre County’s Kids Realize Potential Youth Service Bureau Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Centre County’s Kids Realize Potential
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown
Since 1968, YSB has been helping young members of the community like Valerie Freeman to turn their lives around. This year, the organization celebrates 50 years of growth and of continuously changing and creating programs to meet Centre County’s evolving needs. [Read More]
Youth Service Bureau celebrates 50 years of helping Centre County’s kids realize potential Youth Service Bureau celebrates 50 years of helping Centre County’s kids realize potential
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
First, young Valerie Freeman’s parents got divorced. Then her house burned down, and her mother’s boyfriend abused her. The final straw came at age 13, when her mother “freaked out” and hit her over and over again. Barefoot and bleeding, Freeman ran from her Park Forest home [Read More]
From Concept to Company: Collaboration Spurs Centre County’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem From Concept to Company: Collaboration Spurs Centre County’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown
LaunchBox is one of many new and ongoing local organizations that benefit entrepreneurs like Unis and helped rank State College as No. 10 on Livability.com’s 2016 list of Best Cities for Entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, collaboration among university, government, and nonprofit officials is helping to boo [Read More]
From Concept to Company: Collaboration spurs Centre County’s entrepreneurial ecosystem From Concept to Company: Collaboration spurs Centre County’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
38 weeks ago - Town and gown
LaunchBox is one of many new and ongoing local organizations that benefit entrepreneurs like Nick Unis and helped rank State College as No. 10 on Livability.com’s 2016 list of Best Cities for Entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, collaboration among university, government, and nonprofit officials is helping t [Read More]
'Service Above Self': Local Clubs Celebrate Rotary Foundation’s 100th 'Service Above Self': Local Clubs Celebrate Rotary Foundation’s 100th
76 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown
Local Rotary clubs are celebrating the foundation’s 100th anniversary with a gala and auction, organized by the State College/Downtown Rotary Club to benefit the Rotary Foundation, on May 19 at the Mountain View Country Club [Read More]
"Service above self": Local clubs celebrate Rotary Foundation’s 100th
77 weeks ago - Town and gown
Poliomyelitis is a terrible disease, primarily affecting children and often causing paralysis or death. Thanks to vaccines developed in the 1950s, polio was eradicated in the United States by 1980. However, it still took a devastating toll on children around the world, particularly in developing [Read More]
Women of Impact Women of Impact
85 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown
For more than 150 years, women have played important roles in Centre County, impacting the lives of other women and the community as a whole. Strong women have advanced political causes, broken barriers in business, and advocated for improvements that continue to leave a legacy. [Read More]
Women of Impact Women of Impact
86 weeks ago - Town and gown
For more than 150 years, women have played important roles in Centre County, impacting the lives of other women and the community as a whole. Strong women have advanced political causes, broken barriers in business, and advocated for improvements that continue to leave a legacy. This article honors [Read More]
The Town-Gown Relationship The Town-Gown Relationship
111 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown
Having grown to 28 family-fraternity partnerships, the Neighbor to Neighbor program is one of many ways town and gown work together in State College. Businesses, governments, university officials, and residents recently have taken a more proactive approach to the marriage between Penn State and the [Read More]
The Town-Gown Relationship The Town-Gown Relationship
112 weeks ago - Town and gown
Peg and Don Hambrick’s neighbors include other couples, families, single professionals … and about 40 fraternities. Traditionally, that mix of permanent residents and fun-loving students in The Highlands has caused clashes over late-night noise, trampled lawns, and inebriated [Read More]
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