BC NEWS LIST
Ever wonder what Human Services does for citizens in our County? Who are these people?
Have you ever thought of fostering or adopting a child? Come to this free workshop to find out what all is involved.
Do your emails make you look unprofessional? Here are some things to keep in mind regarding professional e-mail conduct...
Are your trees healthy or hazardous? An unhealthy tree in the landscape may not only be unsightly, it can become a hazard.
Add beauty to your garden with "magic" lilies.
This week we are featuring some animals available for adoption from FurEver Friends. Please consider making one of these animals your "FurEver" friend by giving it a loving home.
Congratulations to Joe Turner of Weaverville for his Orange Witches' Brew Punch recipe!
Did You Know?
Healthy Tip - Ways to Get Physical Activity at Home
With the change in the weather and the shorter days, it can be beneficial to find ways to be physically active at home. Sometimes our window of opportunity for being physically active becomes smaller with the chance that it may rain or the cooler temperatures that come with the shorter days. Our need for physical activity doesn’t change so we need to find ways to be active in less time. Try some of these ideas and see if you can’t keep yourself moving in shorter bursts of time.
Save a Life - Give Blood!
Don't forget the Halloween Blood Drive at Pack Library!
Had a flu shot? No problem. You can still donate!
Got blood? Come join our Halloween Red Cross blood drive at Pack Library on Wednesday, October 31 from 10am to 2:30pm. Food, fun, films and prizes should make your donation more pleasant, and remember; every pint of blood can save as many as three lives.
We have door prizes and our usual cantina of goodies to sweeten your day--plus, the first 75 volunteers and donors get a free Halloween-themed Red Cross t-shirt!
Questions? Call the Library at 250-4701 or the local American Red Cross at 258-3888.
Don't Forget These Halloween Safety Tips!
Trick-or-Treaters, parents and homeowners need to follow these tips for a safe Halloween!
For additional articles and workshop announcements during the month, check out Nancy Ostergaard's blog at http://onhomefront.blogspot.com/ or call Buncombe County Cooperative Extension at 255-5522.
How Much Do You Know About Halloween?
How much do you know about the spookiest day of the year? Test your knowledge of Halloween traditions, superstitions, costumes, candy, and more!
Take this trivia quiz to find out!