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Reflections on 20 years, by Dr. Diane Liebe, Medical Director of Children’s Village

I was involved in the planning process for CV, so have been involved for 20+ years!  What I recall about the planning process was the excitement of community partners in supporting the concept of the Village, and the visioning by … Continue reading

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Swimming Towards Milestones!

Big Fish Little Fish Swim Group: Debbie Sheppard, Children’s Village early intervention therapy services, has discovered an interactive way for children with different needs the opportunity to play, reach milestones, and plain have fun! Swimming! After attending a summertime pool … Continue reading

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Children’s Village, a reason to move to Yakima!

“We were living in  LaGrande, Oregon when I  told my son’s mental health provider that we were moving.  He immediately said that we needed to send our son to Children’s Village in Yakima, WA because he felt it was the … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events at Children’s Village

Children’s Village events coming up: October 25th, Lunch and Learn, 12pm-1pm, Children’s Village October 27th, Community meeting (proposed legislative cuts, open to the public), 12-2pm, Children’s Village November 3rd, Promise Awards, 5:30-7:30pm, Black Box theatre

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Setting the Example.

Halfway through my college education, I realized that chemistry was not the field that I would pursue. I decided to make medicine my life. As an orthopedic surgeon (I almost chose the path of pediatric orthopedics), my career allowed me … Continue reading

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They Gave Me Hope

I grew up with the usual dreams – a pony, popularity, getting into the right college and then a fairy tale wedding. These dreams changed at some point between delivering my baby and completing his first health evaluation. I loved … Continue reading

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I Give for What I Get Back

I got my first job at 16 as a carpenter’s apprentice. I pursued my goal of becoming a project manager and there are buildings throughout the Valley that I’ve had a hand in creating.

There was one job that I’ll never forget. Continue reading

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