A Message from Our Executive Director

I sincerely hope that you and yours enjoyed a wonderful, safe Independence Day holiday weekend, albeit, if more cloistered than usual.  The spirit of this holiday may accentuate the sobering reality this year that our individual independence is necessarily limited by good citizenship for the long term benefit of our community, and in the interest of public safety, it seems that it truly has always been so.  Having been a social studies teacher once upon a time, I clearly remember instructing my classes that one’s individual liberties have always extended only so far as to not infringe upon the lives, liberties, and pursuits of happiness of our neighbors.  So once again, we’re called upon to strive for balance that assures the common good.  Read more...