Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Trip To Mexico Great Success!

Posted by Gerry and Maurice Shalam on Wednesday, June 27, 2012,
The Children of BHO have just returned from an unforgettable trip to Mexico, accompanied by volunteer Gerry Shalam and a few others,  to visit their cousins and Grandparents that live in Puebla. On Kitty's Grandmother Claudia's farm, the kids enjoyed tapping into their cultural roots by participating in traditional Latin American Rituals and also learning how to churn butter, pick corn, and milk cows! After organizing several organized events, such as a village-wide "fiesta" (where the childr...
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Summer is approaching

Posted by Maurice Shalam on Monday, June 11, 2012,
With the warm weather upon us- Maurice has been implementing swimming lessons on 
Friday and Sunday afternoons starting next week. Spaces are filling up 
quickly-so please coordinate with your BHO students  to see which classes can be 
coordinated with your student visits. We are excited to have our Sister Haley on 
board as the founder of our BHO Dance department. Ballet classes for 4-6 year 
olds begin Saturday June 30th -at 9:00 am @ the Studio by the Allenhurst train 
station. Haley is al...

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Bridging The Gap Around The World

Posted by The BHO Team on Monday, June 11, 2012, In : Event 
We are all excited for our first annual BHO trip to Mexico starting tuesday June19th. The Children are very excited to spend time with their grandparents and relatives who live in  Puebla. We would like to thank Gerry Shalam for working tirelessly to garner financial support for this event. Since December 28th, the children have been writing to "Pen-Pals" in Puebla and have been learning all about the farm animals on Tia Claudia's farm. The kids will not be going empty handed--they will bring...
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Check out this link to the article about us in the COASTER september 22 2011.