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Stories of our students and news about our progress

Welcome to our Blog

Stories of our students and news about our progress

CHRISTINE BANKS: STRONG, AND SILENT NO MORE

Christine Banks’ one-year-old son is taking his first steps. Her five-year-old daughter is about to lose her first tooth. And Christine is learning to speak up for herself, her kids and her dreams for their collective future. Those dreams -- of a job she enjoys and a...

FACING FORWARD: JESSICA SMITH

Jessica Smith is petite – smaller than some of the dogs she grooms. But don’t mistake her tiny stature for any lack of determination. Because this soon-to-be professional dog groomer is fierce, and as goal-oriented as it gets in her will to succeed. “Let me put it...

READY TO SHINE: DANIELLE SIMPSON

Maybe it’s because she has always loved dogs. Maybe it’s because having “been through the storm,” as she describes it, she can empathize with dogs whose roads have been rocky, too. Or maybe it’s because at The Grooming Project, she has truly found her calling and hope...