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Written by Janet Mendenhall - Valley View Friendship House

Training Young Agents For a Brighter Tomorrow

Camp CIA made its debut last week. A new crop of trained CIA agents are on the streets of Abilene, and the city is better for it. Maybe you noticed a sharp increase in caring, and if not, just wait until the second batch undergoes training this week.

Connecting Caring Communities is hosting Caring In Action (CIA) camps this summer as part of its summer neighborhood activities, thanks to a gift from the Ruth and Bill Burton Family Endowed Fund at the Community Foundation of Abilene. The afternoon camps in four north Abilene neighborhoods spaced throughout June and July are open to all elementary students. The first camp was held in the Stevenson neighborhood last week...