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Category Archives: Working Together for Good

Three Community Service Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime

Posted on September 18th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Since college, I’ve been an active volunteer in my community. From raising funds for an animal welfare foundation to helping out in weekly therapeutic horseback riding classes, I enjoy giving back—especially when it doesn’t cost anything! “Community is about taking care of our families, coworkers and people in need. [...]

Four Volunteer Opportunities at Your Child’s School

Posted on September 11th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Schools are the heart of every community. So why not look to them for volunteer opportunities and ways to give back? Whether it’s your child, grandchild, or neighbor’s child, you can offer to help out in the youngster’s school district to improve the quality of the local education system. [...]

Five Facts about Farm Fresh Eggs You Should Know

Posted on August 5th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Chances are, you have access to farm fresh eggs. Whether it’s neighbors, friends, farmers markets, roadside stands, or local farms, many people are getting this breakfast staple straight from the producer. But are eggs really better this way, or is it a lot of hype? Farm Fresh or Bust A [...]

Volunteering at Local Farms: What You Need to Know

Posted on August 2nd, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger The purpose of the local food movement is to close the gap between you and your food source. This means buying local, in-season food and finding ways to learn about the local farm that produces it. But after you visit your local farms and shake hands with some farmers, you [...]

Ruff Season: Five Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Posted on July 18th, 2014

Posted by Laura Agadoni, guest blogger Summertime means active days and warm nights. But this season could also mean potential danger for the furry member of your family. These summer safety tips will keep your pet healthy and content while you relax over a barbecue or by the pool. Signs of Heatstroke When the weather becomes [...]