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Wear a Smile, Share a Smile, Inc. co-sponsors:

Blackhawk Strong Night at Windy Hill to raise funds for the family of fallen Virginia State Trooper/Special Agent Walter and Blackhawk Gym

July 26th 5:00-9:00


Wear a Smile, Share a Smile, Inc. sponsors "Country Kickin' ALS" to support Bobby Quinn, 1987 Graduate of Powhatan High School!

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Wear a Smile, Share a Smile, Inc. was honored to be asked by Food Lion #2610 in Powhatan, to cut the ribbon for their Grand Re-Opening!  After a decade of working for the community together, it was a pleasure to to be a part of this important day!



On Tuesday evening, Cindy and Jessie joined the awesome talents of S.T. Lite and participated in the Powhatan County Schools and Powhatan Library "Passport to Literacy" program.  While rain moved them from the local park inside the library, no one's spirits were dampened.  Children and adults arrived at the library to enjoy "JJ's Way to Start the Day" followed by dancing and singing to the talented band S.T. Lite.  We were thrilled to join the amazing band members and celebrate with local residents the importance of literacy!

The power of a smile

Posted: Friday, March 20, 2015 8:00 am
By Laura McFarland News Editor

POWHATAN – Cindy Harris never underestimates the power of a smile.

If anything she is putting significant hope in the positive potential of what she refers to as "a necessary accessory for any outfit."

The impact smiles can have on not only an individual’s life but a group as a whole is the driving force behind the new nonprofit Harris launched last week in Powhatan County Public Schools.

Wear a Smile, Share a Smile is a program Harris, a former Powhatan High School teacher, is holding from March 11 to 25 with different programs spread out at the county’s schools.

Harris looks on Powhatan as the pilot program, with a goal to roll out to schools across the nation soon to help combat what she sees as a pervasive problem with negativity today.

"Primarily our company is trying to battle the anger that is permeating society. We are trying to do that through something as simple as prompting people to smile, because 90 percent of the time people smile back," she said.

While sharing that concept, the program also raises funds that are disseminated to the schools and community projects, Harris said.Harris started Wear a Smile, Share a Smile with her daughters, Jackie and Jessie. The idea was born three years ago when 
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