Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Celebrating Neighbors: A Country Girl with a Giving Nature

celebratePublished in the 9/30/09 issue of the Suburban Journals
Part of the “Celebrate Your Neighbor” Award Series

A Country Girl With a Giving Nature

As a wife, mother of two, and full-time caregiver for her parents, Angela Creed might seem to have barely enough time to maintain her own rigorous schedule. Yet, according to her Columbia neighbor Mary Beth Kirkpatrick, Creed makes time to give more of herself to neighbors, community organizations, local schools, and most importantly, those in need. Continue reading

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October 6, 2009 Posted by | Feature Stories, Newspaper Writing, Sample Work | , , , , | 3 Comments

Celebrating Neighbors: Scout Leader Extraordinaire

celebratePublished in the 9/23/09 issue of the Suburban Journals
Part of the “Celebrate Your Neighbor” Award Series

Scout Leader Extraordinaire

Although Steve Loos leads the Cub Scout oath each week with “On my honor, I will do my best,” he’s rarely one to ask for an honor. Loos, Cub Master for Pack 91 in Troy, has earned the recognition for his years of service to both the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, according to fellow den leader Ernie Cristobal.

He is the heart and pulse that keeps Pack 91 going,” Cristobal said in his letter nominating Loos for the Suburban Journals Celebrate Your Neighbor Award. Continue reading

September 30, 2009 Posted by | Feature Stories, Newspaper Writing, Sample Work | , , , , , , | Leave a comment