Wisdom of Life


Help Raise Money with Every Search

Use www.goodsearch.com as your search engine and you can help us earn a penny per search you can even shop with them too. Click on the link and enter Julia C. Hester House as the cause. We appreciate all of your support.

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Like our new Facebook Page! www.facebook.com/jchesterhouse

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Julia C. Hester has so much to share. There is never a dull moment around here, with our Swinging Seniors’ as daily inspiration, and our youth keeping us on our toes, we are ever motivated to make our community better and better. Now, with our new website, you can keep up with us and our goings on. We hope that the site will inspire involvement and connection. Here, we endeavor to create the kinds of conversations about the needs of the Fifth Ward

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After School Students Helping to Save Our Dwindling Amphibian Neighbors to the South- The Kemp Ridley Sea Turtle—with CSTEM

More than 50 students attending the daily After School Program at the Hester House are participating in the CSTEM Challenge. The primary purpose of the challenge is to introduce students to Communications, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (CSTEM) in an accessible, kid-friendly way. Our students are having a great time learning about Sea Turtles and the deadly environmental impact that human pollution has on their natural habitats. Hester

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Banner Year for Boy Scouts and Special Privileges at NASA

During the 2011 year, Julia C. Hester House began a collaborative partnership with the Boy Scouts of America to establish a new troop dedicated to the Fifth Ward community.  Troop 1943 was officially formed with a kick-off excursion to NASA Space Center  sponsored by Sigma Pi Phi Nu Boule’ business owner Percy Creuzot, III. Mr. Creuzot, along with fellow Boule’ members, Henry Brown, Al Tervalon and Bill Easter, accompanied the group of Hester

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