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A PSA from the Raisman family: Talk to your kids about underage drinking

Though Aly Raisman is a gold medalist captain of the US Gymnastics Team, the Raisman family is not unlike many families in America- busy hustling four kids to school and sports practices while balancing healthy lifestyles. Lynn and Rick Raisman know how essential it is to talk to their kids about the...

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Aly Raisman named Bostonian of the Year!

Congrats to our new Superstar Aly Raisman for being named Bostonian of the Year by The Boston Globe! Her gymnastic skills have won her gold medals for being the best in the world, and she has displayed the poise and maturity to earn this title for sure! As she said at our event in...

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Congrats, Mary Begley!

Mary Begley has been a close friend of The Century Council for years. Last year she was recognized as one of our 20 People to Watch for her efforts to make Arlington Science Focus School a great place for students to learn. It’s high educational standards are the envy of the region. During...

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Kids.gov: “Healthy Eating During the Holidays”

During the holidays, yummy food and tasty treats are everywhere. It would be easy to let healthy eating habits slide, but holidays can still be healthy. Here are some tips to help you and your family stay on track with good eating habits: •Nibble on health snacks like whole grain...

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Win the JFSLA “Choose to Matter” Contest!

The Century Council and Ask, Listen, Learn are excited to announce our sponsorship of a new Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy “Choose to Matter” Contest! You all followed our amazing journey documenting the 2012 contest winners at the London Games, and now Julie Foudy has another challenge for young girls to make...

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Our first event with Aly was a huge success!

As you saw on Monday, the Ask, Listen, Learn team added an exciting new Superstar to our team: Aly Raisman. Today, the 18 year old hosted her very first Ask, Listen, Learn event at Persell Middle School in Jamestown, NY, and boy, was it a success! The auditorium was packed with...

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An exciting app update!

Happy Friday, team! As you know we’ve been working on a new project with students at George Mason University in the Computer Design Program to create fun and educational mobile apps for kids. Yesterday, we drove out to GMU’s campus in Fairfax to attend the students’ presentations on the progress...

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Happy Friday, team!

As you know we’ve been working on a new project with students at George Mason University in the Computer Design Program to create fun and educational mobile apps for kids. Yesterday, we drove out to GMU’s campus in Fairfax to attend the students’ presentations on the progress of their apps....

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Prepare for a winter storm

The DC area has yet to get ice or snow this year, but the Farmer’s Almanac predicts there could be some huge storms coming to the East Coast. No matter where you and your family live this winter, it’s always a good idea to be prepared for a storm or...

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