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Stitch for Students celebrates stellar year

Stitch for Students volunteers produced more than enough nap blankets this year to give to Pre-Kindergarten students at 13 different schools. Nearly 450 Pre-Kindergarten students in the Davidson County, Lexington City, and Thomasville

Big Toy Day 2013 exceeds expectations!

A bounce house provided by Ryan Short Entertainment was one of the more popular attractions at Big Toy Day 2013. Thanks to an outpouring of community support by sponsors, volunteers, and the CIS

A mentor’s surprise gift speaks volumes

Brigette Tinsley, an environmental engineer at PPG, has been a CIS mentor for three years. She is pictured with the yearbook that was presented to her by her mentee, Selicity, a rising seventh grade

PPG invests in future citizens

PPG Plant Manager, Todd Douthit (left) presents a check from the PPG Industries Foundation to CIS Executive Director, Christina Cooley Howell (center). Brigette Tinsley (right) is an environmental engineer at PPG and a CIS

Build A Backpack returns to Walmart

Communities In Schools of Lexington/Davidson County will again partner with Walmart of Lexington to collect school supplies for economically disadvantaged students through the Build A Backpack campaign. Now through Aug. 31, Walmart shoppers in 144

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