"Just a Note" to update everyone on Stamp to Cope (STC) activities as we wrap up the month of May for 2012. These last two weeks have been full of ups and downs but we remember our blessings through both.
On May 19th, our dear friend, Michael Lee "Mike" Hix, lost his valiant 9 year battle with cancer. The following poem, shared at his services, says it all...
God Saw he was getting tired
and a cure was not to be.
So He put His arms around Mike
and whispered "Come with Me."
With tear-filled eyes we watched him
suffer and fade away;
although we loved him deeply,
we could not make him stay.
A golden heart stopped beating,
hard-working hands put to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best!
STC sends love and prayers to the Hix family and friends.
During the end of May, we also took time to celebrate Memorial Day and honor those who gave all so we can be free.
"When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say,
For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today" - (The Kohima Epitaph)
We ended the month with our annual board meeting on May 26 here in Berea, KY. A huge thank you to all the board members for their continued trust, support, and direction! We have a super talented board and I appreciate the time and talent they volunteer. Great things being planned for the rest of 2012 in the areas of outreach and funding so stay tuned to this blog for updates.
Looking forward to the adventures of June as we prep for the July Learnshops!!! Jeannette