Respect: Vera Schmitz Shares what July’s Life Skill Means to Her

This month we’re focusing on “respect” as our July Life Skill. Three-time All American Pole Vaulter, Vera Schmitz, talks about respect and what that has meant in her own life. Vera began talking respecting others from her experiences as a member of a team. She stressed the importance of respecting the group’s energy. At a particularly difficult practice, those who …

Jefferson City Mayor, Business Owner, Artist…How Does She Do It? Here Are Her Time Management Tips

HALO’s life skill for April is time management, and we were lucky enough to have Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin squeeze us into her schedule to speak at our monthly staff meeting and tell us the secret to wearing many hats. Tergin has been the Mayor since 2015, and before that she served six years on the Jefferson City, Mo. …