Women-N- Charge Gives Back

Thanks to a Supportive Community Women-n-Charge, a local professional women’s group, recently donated $1000 to be used in aid to the Florida Panhandle victims of Hurricane Michael. The funds were made available as a result of a very successful annual Tea and Fundraiser Dinner Theater supported by local businesses, sponsors, and the community at large. In order to maximize the donation, funds were sent earmarked to *The Salvation Army. To learn more about Women-n-Charge, visit the website at www.women-charge.com or on Facebook. *The Salvation Army uses 100 percent of all disaster donations in support of disaster relief. The Salvation Army … Continue reading Women-N- Charge Gives Back

It’s the Season for Giving: Holiday Donation Resource List

By Samantha Yates, Staff Writer Support Food for the Poor, who operates and supports feeding programs that feed hundreds of thousands of people every day. • Foodforthepoor.org (800) 427-9104 Support Joyce Meyers Ministries whose mission is to share Christ and love people in every way they can through the use of partner support. • Become a partner: Joycemeyer.org/partnership Support One City Ministries, who is celebrating ten years of life changing work in Uganda by decreasing deaths and illnesses as well as increasing income and profit skills. • Onecityministires.org/donate Support The American Red Cross whose mission is to prevent and alleviate … Continue reading It’s the Season for Giving: Holiday Donation Resource List

Human Trafficking is Big Business

By Anne Childers Human Trafficking may well be the biggest industry you have never heard of. Forced labor and Human Trafficking is a $150B industry globally with 40.3 victims worldwide, according to figures supplied by the International Labor Organization/Geneva, September 2017. Victims of human trafficking include children, women and men who are subjected to sexual exploitation, marriage or forced labor through force, fraud or coercion. The U.S. Department of Justice human trafficking task force reports 83% of sex trafficking victims identified in the United States are U.S. citizens with an average age of 12-14. Florida continues to rank third in … Continue reading Human Trafficking is Big Business

Developing An Attitude of Gratitude Can Help You Live a Longer, Happier Life

Contributed by Abby’s Health & Nutrition Besides sharing time with family and friends over food, the primary ingredient of the American Thanksgiving holiday is gratitude. While it’s certainly good to have an annual holiday to remind us to express gratitude, … Continue reading Developing An Attitude of Gratitude Can Help You Live a Longer, Happier Life

Sunshine Animal Hospital: Caring for Your Pets

By Karen McBride Sunshine Animal Hospital is more than just a neighborhood veterinary practice. From preventative care to in-depth diagnostics, the doctors and staff perform all facets of veterinary care, including: • Dental cleaning – It is estimated that 85% of all pets have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years of age. This is the main cause of early tooth loss, which can lead to eating disorders and other serious health issues. • Wellness exams – An annual checkup is an important part of keeping your pet healthy. It can be used as a marker for signs … Continue reading Sunshine Animal Hospital: Caring for Your Pets

Chocolate Pecan Pie/Bars Thanksgiving: The Healthy Version!

by Samantha Taylor Fitness www.samanthataylorfitness.com/thanksgivingrecipes Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars or Pie (low carb and gluten-free but delicious!) Yield: 16 bars • Serving Size: 1 bar Everybody loves pecan pie on Thanksgiving. Here is a low carb, gluten-free version of chocolate … Continue reading Chocolate Pecan Pie/Bars Thanksgiving: The Healthy Version!

Wisdom, Part 1

Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church I thought it might be wise with all that is going on in our country to spend some time in Proverbs looking at some of the wisdom Solomon has for us. The Bible called Solomon the wisest man who ever lived. I think we could all use more wisdom trying to navigate our way through the pressures of work, family, finances, career, and relationships. The Bible has a word to describe the person who navigates life well. That word is “wise.” I want to take some time and talk about this much needed virtue. A … Continue reading Wisdom, Part 1