Decisiveness, the July Character Quality, is defined as
"the ability to recognize key factors and finalize difficult decisions"
"I am only one, but I am still one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something; and because I cannot
do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”
-- Edward Everett Hale

"Since 1998 our engineering firm has experienced how even the most difficult challenges are overcome
by implementing a culture of character. "
-- David H. Melvin, P.E.

"The foundations of national morality must be laid in private families."
-- John Adams

"Behavior is a mirror in which everyone shows his own image."  
Fortune Cookie

"The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."  
Anne Frank
We have not only the opportunity
but also the responsibility to
influence our homes and our
neighborhoods for good. The
Character Council of Red River
Valley was envisioned and created
for just that very thing.

Your Servant,
Bill Felts, President CCRRV
Character First!
Chamber of Commerce
City of Paris
The Paris News
"Building Character
One Family
At A Time"
P.O. Box 6118
Paris, TX 75461

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Next Character Council meeting:
July 12th at 8:15 AM
PCA Building, 3150 Clarksville St, Paris
2nd floor conference room. Please enter the rear
employee's entrance, take stairs to the right.
"A good character is
more valuable than gold."
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