If people had mission statements, I think I’ve found mine: Work hard and be nice to people. It’s as easy and as difficult as that, right? No matter what kind of work you do — whether in your personal life or at a workplace — I don’t think you can go wrong by working hard and being nice to others.
Alisa Wenger and Peter Wassenaar met at a Bible study nearly nine years ago while they were students at The Ohio State University, but they didn’t start dating until January 2010. They were married Sept. 5, 2012, at a civil wedding in Enschede, the Netherlands, and in a church wedding in Denekamp, The Netherlands (church weddings do not have any legal power there, which is the reason for two ceremonies).
Company’s coming! More than any other time of year, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day require a repertoire of hors d’oeuvres. We’ll welcome drop-in guests, reunite with out-of-town friends, host cocktail parties and gather for family dinners. Appetizers always are appropriate.
ChildReach Ministries, an international faith-based nonprofit organization formed in Canton, plans to open a community center in the former Martin Elementary School building for under-served children in the southeast quadrant of the city.
Simply put, I love working with people. I have a passion for Stark County! It may be clichéd, but I hope that in some small way the things I’ve been a part of — and will be a part of — will make a positive difference in someone’s life.