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One Counselor’s Experience

My OCCC Experience ****This essay was written by an OCCC counselor who started at age 14 as an intern and then went on to be an outstanding counselor for 3 years.  His compassion and ability to connect with and calm down anxious children quickly became legendary...

Internship: Leadership, Resilience, Confidence 

 By Elizabeth Morris​                  Seven years ago I became a summer intern at Our Community Cares Camp (OCCC), and it was the best decision I’ve ever made. At 15 years old, I wasn’t interested in attending many camps myself, and I found that I wanted to make a...

Celebrate Gardens!  Plant Swap

Richmond Area Perennial Plant Swap Share your plants – get some new ones from neighborsSplit your perennials and bring them to Richmond Home Supply on Friday between 4 and 7 or Saturday from 7:30 – 9 am.  Then shop from 9 – 2 and pick out perennials to enhance your...