Things are hopping at CPN!

Spring Break may be here for the schools, but things are hopping here at CPN! On Monday, Laura attended the New Rosemont Neighborhood Association meeting where President Nancy Button signed the official paperwork setting up a $300,000 endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation to provide lasting benefit to Rosemont residents. CPN will be the nonprofit […]

Poor Children Can’t Learn

This sounds like a joke, but I kid you not.  I was visiting one of the four elementary schools in our Neighborhood last week, and had a quick chat in the hall with our amazing and committed Principal (names withheld to protect the innocent, and the guilty – read on and you’ll see why). During […]

Getting the Most Bang for the Buck

Difficult choices face any start-up non-profit organization when deciding where to spend its first dollars.  With the existence of many different needs in the community, any organization must have a clear sense of its own mission and its strategy for effecting change in the community before deploying any of its resources.