"I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the  tormentor, never the tormented." -Elie Wiesel


  • 2014 Charity Fund Raiser Golf Outing Annual Northmen Club Charity sponsors the Alex Harrison MemorialStudent Scholarship Program 4 Person Scramble Silent Auction, Raffle, Hole prizes and skins at Emerald Vale Golf Course Manton, MI 231-824-3631 $65 per person We Need Sponsors!  We are looking for sponsors for:  Hole Sponsor - $150  Table Sponsor - $100  Cart Sponsor - $50  Sponsors will have their name displayed on signage, as well as on handouts and will be recognized at the dinner! Hole sponsors will get a 2x3ft sign on their hole. The Alex Harrison Memorial Foundation is now a tax deductible organization.  For more information or to Sponsor, please contact:  Tom Harrison - 231.775.0316  Tom’s Cell - 231.878.8565  Dean Jurik - 231.499.8519    Your support ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2014, 8:03 AM by Andrew Rheaume
  • First Person on The Last Page: Seeing It, Hearing It, Stopping It by Patricia (P. K.) Harrison I have been a speech-language pathologist since 1983—the last 11 years in the public school system. I've always loved my job and enjoyed knowing that I help kids succeed despite their obstacles and differences. But one day, my job and mission became very personal. On Feb. 7, 2009, our precious 16-year-old son, Alex, took his life after being the target of bullying so intense he saw no other way out. My husband found his lifeless body near a big maple tree one-half mile off our property, shot through the heart with a note nearby stating, "I love you guys. I am sorry, but I just cannot take it anymore ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2014, 7:06 AM by Andrew Rheaume
  • Hello Everyone. "In the end, you will not remember the words of your enemies, but the silence of your friends" -Martin Luther King Jr. How profound my husband Tom and I find this quote after the tragic death of our son, Alex C. Thomas Harrison on February 7th, 2009. Alex was a very unique and wonderful soul. He was a genius, literally, but he did not want his classmates to know that. Sometimes, when you are different for any reason, you can become a target. When people don’t understand you, you can become a target. When you do not defend yourself, and no one else defends you, you can remain a target. Alex’s bullying was not physical, it was ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2014, 7:31 AM by Andrew Rheaume
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