Bishop McLaughlin’s Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twin Titans: Bishop McLaughlin Students become National Merit Scholar Semifinalists Twins and Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School Seniors, Faith Anne Quinn and Grace Helen Quinn, have been selected as 2021 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. The Quinn’s are the only Semifinalists … Continue reading Bishop McLaughlin’s Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Did You Know?

Important history from our Mom, Wilma Dunn, 90 years young The Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935. When older folks could not work anymore, they needed funds set aside or they would have to be cared for by their family or go to the poor house. “When the old age pension comes to your door, you won’t have to dread the poorhouse anymore. Powder and paint will be the rage and old maids will tell their age. When the old age pension check comes to your door.” The old age pension song … Continue reading Did You Know?

Community Pet News

Heartworms in Pets Heartworm disease in pets is easy to prevent but difficult and costly to cure. Left untreated it is potentially fatal. Dogs and cats contract heartworm disease when they are bitten by an infected mosquito. When that mosquito bites your pet it transmits the larvae to your pet. Left untreated the infant larvae will live in the bloodstream and heart and develop into mature adults producing more microfilariae (microscopic heartworm larvae). The heartworms can live 5 to 7 years in a dog and 2 to 4 years in a cat. The heartworms will block major blood vessels that … Continue reading Community Pet News

Companies Help Liberty Manor

Thanks to Owens Corning Corporate Ruben Calles, owner of Veterans National Property Services, to make a dry roof over the heads of our honorably discharged veterans at Liberty Manor for Veterans in Tampa Bay. Equipment was coordinated by Ruben Calles and provided by Rentalex of Tampa. Veterans National Property Services is a full-service licensed and insured roofing, general contractor, and regional preservation and maintenance provider based in Tampa, Florida. VNPS is dedicated to delivering quality service to residential and commercial clients. Veterans National Property Services is a disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDOVSB) as well as a minority-owned business. Veterans National … Continue reading Companies Help Liberty Manor

Project Pop Drop

Sharon Edwards representing Project Pop Drop, a non-profit initiative through Platinum International LLC coordinated a community effort that consisted of the donation of appliances, paper goods, and grocery items. Edwards was responsible for coordinating with Store Manager Josh Powell with the Walmart store in Oldsmar to provide the veterans at Liberty Manor with a gift certificate to cover some of the additional items needed. Edwards also solicited the help of staff and owners of Mixers Bar and Grill in Palm Harbor to accept clothing donations. Youth from Kids 4 A Cause were also on hands to help distribute the items … Continue reading Project Pop Drop