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Heritage Pennies for Patients
Posted on 03/17/2017
The students and staff at the Heritage Landing Alternative Program knows how important it is to give back to the community. They also know that sometimes, big change can come in small increments. That’s why they recently joined forces with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, to help make (and collect) change. Pennies for Patients is a three-week program for K-12 Schools where students collect change, and raise funds online, while learning about service and philanthropy. Staff members Deborah Way and Jennifer Barry organized the fundraiser at Heritage.  more
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Ben Diggs of Heritage Program wins scholarship from TV’s Mike Rowe
Posted on 10/14/2015
The value of hard work and dedication can often be underrated, but Ben Diggs, a recent graduate of the Francis Howell School District’s (FHSD) Heritage Landing Alternative Program, can certainly attest to what it earned him – a scholarship. The mikeroweWORKS Foundation, began by television star Mike Rowe (of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” and currently CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Do It”), honors those who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty while getting the job done, offering financial assistance to those who seek training in skilled trades.  more