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#APUSH4Peace Shows How History Can Influence The Future

What do you get when 25 AP U.S. History students and their teacher, a former Peace Corps Volunteer, come together with an idea to help students in different countries? Why #APUSH4Peace of course! As their story goes, an AP U.S. History class at Oakmont Regional High School was learning about President John F. Kennedy and […]

Recognizing Rachel Vargeletis

 We are SO proud and inspired by the hard work and dedication that Rachel has shown! By completing her 1,500 hour term of service for the Massachusetts Commonwealth Corps, Rachel has become a true trailblazer and amazing person in the world of United Way Youth Venture of North Central Massachusetts. As a Changemaker, Rachel and […]

Fab 5 is FABulous at Fundraising!

Fab 5 from Ayer-Shirley Regional High School launched only in March and have already raised over $2,500 from their first fundraiser. This Team has blown us away. This is a Team of 9th graders who just a month ago had a difficult time even making one simple phone call to Apple Valley Center (a senior […]

News from Paws for Psych

On May 24th, the Paws for Psych Youth Venture Team was invited to present to tour groups of the leading businesses and entrepreneurs within the Ashburnham/Westminster community at the 2018 Johnson Controls Corporations Networking Event. At this event, Paws for Psych, a group of six high school girls from Oakmont Regional High School who fundraise […]

Valuable Lessons From Our Young Venturers

Young Venturers have quite an interesting way of looking at the complexities of the world that we live in today which many of us from the older generation often lose sight over time as we become so entangled with own biases and limitations. They take new information and learn harsh truths but seemingly approach the […]