Pat Billings | Protecting Hearts

Pat Billings | Protecting Hearts

“If you have the power to change the world for the better, you should do it.” James McGregor Living in Dickinson has never been so safe. For your heart, that is. Pat Billings, an RN/BSN Educator at CHI has been dedicated to making Dickinson a Cardiac Ready...
Melanie Steffan  | Special Teacher – Special Program

Melanie Steffan | Special Teacher – Special Program

“I get by with a little help from my friends”  The Beatles Remember high school? All the normal things you did with your friends. Things like going out for lunch, sneaking away to the convenience store for snacks, going to school dances and going on field trips. Our...
Urja: Influencing Lives

Urja: Influencing Lives

Urja Aryal If a woman is sufficiently ambitious, determined and gifted there is practically nothing she can’t do.  Helen Laurenson Our community is blessed by so many remarkable women. Women like Urja Aryal who is full of ambition and drive yet is fearless,...
On Being a Mom | Tina Hanson

On Being a Mom | Tina Hanson

Brent, Tina, Autumn and Avery Hanson “You are who you are when nobody’s watching.” -Stephen Fry When you live on the high ground in a neighborhood, you happen to catch glimpses of the simple, day-to-day moments of your neighbors. Not the moments that make it on...
Inspiring Librarians

Inspiring Librarians

Jade Praus (Left) & Rita Ennen (Right) “Librarians have always been among the most thoughtful people. They are teachers without a classroom.” Willard Scott When my husband and I moved to Dickinson in 2007 with our children, I quickly made my way to the Dickinson...
Lucy Bird  |  Unconditional Love & Sober Living

Lucy Bird | Unconditional Love & Sober Living

L to R: Lucy Bird, Sherri Cook, Sam Thernes Unconditional Love & Sober Living: Mother and Daughters in Leadership of Hope’s Landing What does unconditional love look like? Does it look like walking with a stranger struggling with addiction? Or a mother who never...