Once the Thanksgiving traditions are complete and the family members have recapped all they’re thankful for, many Kentuckians will turn to sale fliers to plan their Black Friday or Cyber Monday attacks on Christmas shopping.
The Department of Financial Institutions reminds consumers to spend wisely this holiday season by shopping smarter, saving money and avoiding fraud.
Food for Fines will continue through the month of December with proceeds going to the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Check at the desk for details of fine amnesty. Please check expiration dates on food items, outdated food will not be accepted.
The Carroll County Area Technology Center’s Health Occupation Students of America organization is sponsoring a “pet drive” to collect needed items for the local shelters and Carroll County Animal Support.
HOSA will distribute these items during a Christmas Gift Giving Party to be held at each shelter.
“It seems these animals get left out at this time of year and need our help,” adviser Tonya Lindsay, said.
We recently went through the interests of the children that are still on the waiting list of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carroll County. Lo and behold, these children looking for a new friend are not asking for the world. In fact, most of us are exactly who they need in doses we can deliver.
For example, a 9-year-old girl writes that she hates to watch TV, but loves to go to Wal-Mart. An 8-year-old boy is very creative, enjoying music, acting and travel. A 10-year-old girl wants to go to Carroll County school events and spend time outside.
Cold. That’s the only word I can think of to start this. OK, it’s probably not the only word, but it’s certainly the first one that comes to mind. That being said, we have to eat even when it’s cold and thus I’m moving right along to more pertinent things.
Each month I talk about recipes and ways to design them. It’s always been that way with me. I’m happy to share the ideas on how I develop new recipes.
I subscribe to the, “teach a person to fish” methodology.
Gallatin County High School freshman Maggie Stephenson has been accepted into the People to People Student Ambassador Program. She is the daughter of Tina Stephenson of Warsaw, Ky., and Bob Hacker of Madison, Ind.
The program was started by President Eisenhower after World War II to help build back the relations between the countries damaged during the war and to enlighten U.S. students of the different cultures of the world. Students must be recommended by a teacher or coach for the program and be interviewed by People to People before being accepted.