By Geoffrey Johnson Illustrations by Rocco Baviera When it comes to finding new members for his Minnesota Rotary club, Tom Gump doesn’t just walk the walk, he trots the trot: the turkey trot. Gump is a former president of the Rotary Club of Edina/Morningside, which makes boosting membership a priority. In fact, that’s the fourth item on a list of 10 tips to attract and retain members which has been prepared – and practiced – by the club. It’s tip No. 10 that…
Homeless PIT count shows 20 percent increase in Marion, Polk counties
Some 1,462 homeless people live in Marion and Polk counties — a 20 percent increase from the 2018 count — according to a tally released Thursday.
Why Millenials Should Have Life Insurance : Farmers Insurance
As a millennial, Life insurance can help provide financial support for you and your loved ones no matter when you choose to take on life’s major milestones.
Poultry processing: Increased demand paves the way for innovation
Poultry processors look to increase safety as demand for chicken and turkey continues to rise.
Monroe City Officials Announce A 100 Percent Increase To City Property Taxes To Improve Roads
The Monroe City Council in Sevier County is moving forward with a plan to increase city property taxes by 100 percent. It's the first time in 35 years an
Why do auto rates increase?
Your risks may not be as great as the premium you are paying reflects when auto rates increase. We recommend we meet and review your policy.
Why are auto insurance rates increasing?
Your driving behavior may not have changed, so what’s triggering the increases Have you noticed a rise in your auto insurance rates lately? Your driving behavior may not have changed, so what's triggering the increases? Did you know that over the past five years, industry combined ratios have risen more than 102% and frequency and severity are up across all personal coverage types?1 This means more…
6 Tips to Increase Your Facebook EdgeRank and Exposure
Ever wonder why you can have 548 friends on Facebook, yet only 15-20 show up in your news feed? It's not that those other friends have stopped using Facebook; chances are they're still there. It's just that they aren't showing up in your news feed. If you haven't noticed, there are now two settings on your Facebook news feed: 'Most Recent,' which shows most of the content published by your Facebook friends in chronological order and 'Top News,' which filters content based on…
How To Network Your Business and Increase Opportunities
Effectively Grow Your Data Base and Sales It is important to network your business and finding new places to market your company. Everywhere you go you should be talking to people. Asking questions…
10 Inexpensive Improvements to Increase Your Home's Value
1. Make your kitchen really cook. The kitchen is still considered the heart of the home. Potential home buyers make a beeline for this room when they first view a home for sale, so make sure your kitchen looks clean and reasonably updated For a few hundred dollars, you can replace the kitchen faucet set, add new cabinet door handles and update old lighting fixtures with brighter, more energy-efficient ones. If you've got a slightly larger budget, you can give the cabinets themselves…
How Much Will My Insurance Increase For a Ticket or At-Fault Accident?
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10 Expenses You Should Consider Cutting Out if You're Broke
Most of us have had periods of time where money is tight. But going through a tight period is different than being completely broke. If you’re flat out broke, y
What Our Fears Say
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? Psalm 118:6 Insight What do our fears say about our view of God? In the midst of our anxiety or when we are facing uncertainty, this question rarely, if ever,…
How to Increase Investment Value by Reducing Expenses
Operating expenses eat in your property's net cash flow. Learn how to increase the value of your investment by reducing fixed verifiable operating expenses.
Farmers' Almanac Hints & Tips
To get stubborn red wine stains out of table cloths, combine equal parts liquid dish soap and hydrogen peroxide in a bowl. Sponge or pour the mixture over the stain and let stand for a minute to pre-soak. Gently blot until the stain can no longer be seen. Then launder as usual.
Good Tension: How to Take the Tension Out of Setting Bobbin Tensions!
A blog focusing on the embroidery thread industry, offering tips and tricks and insights on how to make your embroidery business more successful.
Tips for increasing physical activity
Make physical activity a regular part of the day Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Fitting activity into a daily routine can be easy — such as taking a brisk 10 minute walk to and from the parking lot, bus stop, or subway station. Or, join an exercise class. Keep it interesting by trying something different on alternate days. Every little bit adds up and doing something is better than doing nothing Make sure to do at least 10 minutes…
Shepherd Center Psychologists Offer Advice for Facing Your Fears
On this Halloween, when trick-or-treaters are seeking out frights, some people are looking for ways to deal with the fears they encounter after sustaining a brain or spinal cord injury, or getting a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis or other neurological condition.At Shepherd Center, psychologists and counselors play integral roles in the treatmen...
An Interview with Ben Ford: Increased Trade in the North Atlantic
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10-day Forecast Can Increase Farmers’ Profits
Weather has always been an important factor in agriculture, but it’s the ability to predict upcoming weather that attracts those in the ag industry.