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a nagging sense that she wasn’t doing everything she could for the people who most needed her help. In 2016, Vern Streeter’s message about doing “one great thing” finally hit home. The program she started at Harvest Church is 3-H Tutoring, for Hope, Help and Honor. Through it, she’s watched kids’ confidence soar. Children who didn’t want to go to school and often complained of “tummy aches,” TerraBeth says, now lift their heads high. “They turn out to be readers and almost instantaneously figure out that they

can do this and that they aren’t dumb.” TerraBeth says she didn’t have a grand vision for the program when it started, but as it expanded and the need became ever more obvious, her goals expanded, too. “Our vision is to grow in the community and reach as many kids as we can,” she says. Already, it draws students from all over the area, some of them making a 45-minute trip to the tutoring sessions. Most of her students don’t belong to the church, she says, and though there is a charge for the program, the Better

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Common conditions our pediatric pulmonology team treats: • • • • •

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Yellowstone Valley Woman magazine was started in 2001 as a 40-page free publication in Yellowstone County. Over the years, thanks to your re...

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Yellowstone Valley Woman magazine was started in 2001 as a 40-page free publication in Yellowstone County. Over the years, thanks to your re...