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John Hook

John Hook is the president of The Hook Group, a local management consulting firm, and active in several nonprofit organizations. Previously John spent 25 years in executive, management and marketing positions with regional and national firms. John lives in Ferguson Township with his wife Jackie and their two children.

Articles by John Hook

When it Comes to Working Out, Locals Are on the Outside Looking In
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When it Comes to Working Out, Locals Are on the Outside Looking In
322 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
As I passed the IM building and Rec Hall I saw plenty of athletically-attired students heading inside.I assume they're playing sports or working out. I assume that because – except for those students pedaling stationary bikes or jogging on treadmills in front of the windows – I'll never know. [Read More]
Becoming an Educated Education Consumer
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Becoming an Educated Education Consumer
324 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
She explained very matter-of-factly, "You drop me off, we put away our coats, then we sit in a circle and Miss "B" reads us a story, then we have play time, then we line up to use the bathroom, then we take a nap, then we line up to get juice, then we go outside ... When do get to learn?" [Read More]
Red Light, Green Light, No Light
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Red Light, Green Light, No Light
326 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I'm as environmentally sensitive as the next person ... I'm still waiting for all cars to have dimpled exteriors like golf balls. Now I know what you're thinking. He wants to get rid of all the traffic lights? He's crazy. (As Robin Williams says, "I've never been diagnosed.) [Read More]
Everybody Into the Pool, Swim League for (All) the Ages
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Everybody Into the Pool, Swim League for (All) the Ages
328 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
The Bullfrogs, Sharks, Dolphins, and Penguins (it's cold out there in the Valley!) are comprised of youth and young adults between the ages of 4 and 18. Instead of watching outstanding athletes play their sport on TV, the young swimmers get to perform WITH the outstanding athletes. [Read More]
New Columnist Runs Through Life in State College
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New Columnist Runs Through Life in State College
330 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
While here I've taken it upon myself to get through most of the 5K fundraising races in the area. Of which there are many. My wife likes to call it "slogging." For "slow-jogging." [Read More]
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