Archive for June 2018
Glacier National Park: Art, Nature, and Us
Inspiration can come from anywhere. Doug Smith’s Going the Distance for SMARTS cycling fundraiser has found beauty in the mountains! Now is a good time to be inspired at https://smarts.tunahelper.net/smarts/going-the-distance-for-smarts/ and consider becoming a Corporate Sponsor for “Going the Distance for SMARTS”. Download our Corporate Sponsorship Information PDF and get all the details!Read More
Coeur d’Alene Isn’t the Only Way to Montana!
Sometimes, things don’t always go as planned. Doug and Jena set out along the beautiful Coeur d’Alene Trail but, unfortunately, had a minor crash. They are both doing fine after some help from fellow bike riders and a few days rest over the weekend. With a little gondola ride to take in some views and…Read More
Life’s Better When You Do It Together!
Doug Smith’s wife, Jena, has joined him for a portion of his trek across the U.S. We at SMARTS ask you to join us in providing access and early training in the arts for northeast Ohio’s PK-12 youth, with a focus on underserved populations. We offer free classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and…Read More
Thanks to our IDAHO State sponsor!
We’re so delighted that the Cala Family has generously sponsored the state of Idaho in our “Going the Distance for SMARTS” fundraiser. We couldn’t accomplish our goals without this kind of commitment from supporters of SMARTS Community Art School. Doug Smith and his wife Jena have set out for the Coeur d’Alenes Trail through this…Read More
That’s how far Doug Smith has ridden his bike, “Cassie” from his starting point to landing in Spokane, WA. He has met up with his wife Jena and enjoyed some rest time today. Tomorrow, they both ride out together in the direction of Coeur d’Alene, ID. How far can you go to support our “Going…Read More
Shakespearian play or one of Doug’s Smith’s stopovers on Going The Distance for SMARTS? The answer is both. As Doug heads out from Othello toward Spokane, we look forward to reading his daily journal of thoughts and happenings. At SMARTS, we offer classes in Creative Writing and have seen some young imaginations write some amazing works…Read More
Do dinosaurs get earworms?
Our fundraising cyclist, Doug Smith, made his way to Sunnyside, WA and he proceeds to Othello, WA by day’s end. Doug shared that he often gets earworms (those songs you hear randomly during your day that get stuck playing over and over in your head) on his ride. While having the Eurythmics’ “Would I Lie…Read More
By the end of Tuesday, June 12th, Doug has traveled 253 miles on his journey and is making his way across Washington State. Aside from the natural beauty along his route, Doug passed by a beautiful work of art—a horse sculpture made of horseshoes. Creative inspiration is everywhere! You can help our Going The Distance…Read More
Journeys Begin with a Ritual
Like the ceremonial christening of a ship’s maiden voyage, Doug Smith dips his bike tire in the Pacific Ocean! Now that Doug is making his way through Washington State, it’s a good time to visit our web site at https://smarts.tunahelper.net/smarts/going-the-distance-for-smarts/ and consider becoming a Corporate Sponsor for Going The Distance For SMARTS!Read More
Astoria, OR is Launching Point for Going the Distance
Astoria, OR is the launching point for Going the Distance for SMARTS. And over the next day or so, Doug Smith will be headed back to Portland to complete his first leg of the journey. Now that Doug will be racking up the miles, it’s a good time to visit our web site at https://smarts.tunahelper.net/smarts/going-the-distance-for-smarts-donation/ and…Read More