Dear Baldwin cross country parents and supporters. Thank you so much for assisting us in keeping your student athletes motivated and focused, which in turn created another wonderful, exciting and successful cross country season.
Despite having to work multiple shifts at other booths at the Maui Fair, your time and effort for the flying saucer fundraiser was so appreciated; we could not have survived the four days and nights without your help making that "hot item!"
To the senior class parents . . . we will truly miss seeing you next year at the meets cheering on the athletes. Please continue to keep in touch.
To our athletes, keep up the good work and always remember that running is a way of life and a lifetime endeavor; you chose the hardest and most demanding sport - no time out, no water breaks and no substitution - and one that you can do anytime, anywhere and at any age.
Take care and be healthy.
Fred and Norma Losano
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BHS boys and girls cross country
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We would like to thank Hannibal Spalding and EH International for generously donating the pick-up and delivery of two roll-off containers and providing metal recycling of our discarded student desks. This was a service that would have been too costly for our school, and we are very happy to be able to recycle the heavy items.
We are very lucky to have you as a community partner.
Beverly Stanich, principal
Tracy Lui, vice principal
Wailuku Elementary School
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Mahalo to the Maui Contractors Women's Auxiliary from the staff, board and clients of Malama Family Recovery Center for donating $400 to help us furnish our new Sober Living Program facility. MFRC provides comprehensive substance abuse services to women in Maui County, and the SLP home provides a safe, substance-free living environment for women either recently discharged from residential treatment or in the early recovery phase. MFRC is the only agency on Maui that allows women to have children living with them during the recovery process, and at any one time there can be up to eight children living in the new SLP home.
When purchased earlier this year, the house had barely any furnishings, and this donation allowed us to buy much-needed items such as a dining room table and chairs, dresser drawers and lamps. These are not just objects having a large dining room table and chairs means that the women can now gather together for meals, to talk story and work through issues together. Clients have expressed how thankful they are to have a place for their children to eat with them and to do homework in a central gathering place.
Frances Duberstein, development coordinator
Malama Family Recovery Center