With the Christmas season quickly approaching, Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) is seeking support from the community for the agency’s annual Holiday Help-A-Family Program, which will serve approximately 2,000 area residents this year. CSSMV case managers, along with case managers from several partner agencies in the community, identify families and senior citizens in need and refer them to the Holiday Help-A-Family program. Area individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations are asked to sponsor a family and/or senior in need by purchasing new gifts that the … [Read more...] about Share The Holiday Spirit With A Family In Need
Archives for November 4, 2015
Long before Annalise Keating displayed tremendous legal savvy, Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly knew how to get away with murder in the Windy City of the Roaring Twenties. And it’s a lot of fun seeing these merry murderesses of the Cook County Jail compete to the hilt behind bars and in the press while enticing with delicious decadence in Wright State University’s marvelous production of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s cynically satiric 1975 musical “Chicago.” Deftly directed by Joe Deer with a striking emphasis on the show’s original vaudevillian framework, expertly heightened by … [Read more...] about ‘Chicago’ Review – Wright State University – How to Get Away with Murder
Take some of the stress out of the holiday season and make reservations for Thanksgiving dinner at a restaurant. Some offer the traditional turkey with all the trimmings while others may present their own creative culinary take on the classics. Also many restaurants offer to prepare your food ahead, so you may serve at home- we've listed some options at the bottom of the list. According to the National Restaurant Association (NRA), 15 million Americans choose to dine out for the biggest meal of the year. That's not including the additional 4 million takeout customers who order their … [Read more...] about Serving Up Turkey Day Dinners 2015
I was at a local gym yesterday and saw a man walking around with a piece of paper on which his “program” was written. He was clinically obese, didn’t move well, but he was committed to working out. Problem was, this gym had given him a program without teaching him what to do, how to do it, or why he was doing it. He ambled about from one station to the next, working his biceps on a seated machine here, his triceps over there. I tried to find a trainer to help him but no one was on duty, so I stepped in and gently corrected his form. I would have liked to have given the man my card and asked … [Read more...] about So You Wanna “Work Out.” Now What?