We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look
You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s
How to Remove a Tree Stump
Tree stumps are left behind after trees are felled because the widest part is usually very hard to remove and is too low. These stumps give an ugly look to the landscape and remain there for years. It is possible to get rid of these stumps if you know the right techniques. If you have …
Standout Volunteers Honored
“I can’t help everyone, but I can help someone,” said Kelli Fagala, local high school senior and recipient of a 2018 Medallion Award, the state’s top volunteer honor Kelli’s sentiment was shared throughout this year’s Governor’s Awards breakfast, hosted by United Way of Central Carolinas at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus . Cognizant Technology Solutions sponsored the event, which recognized 13 winners representing Mecklenburg, Iredell and Union…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
The Best Way to Reheat Pizza
While I enjoy the occasional cold slice, I usually prefer to warm up my pizza, as do most people. But how? Let me show you ...
How entrepreneurship can support post-disaster recovery
Post-disaster situations can open up opportunities for small businesses, boosting the local economy and enabling disaster-affected communities to support themselves. Caroline Baxter Tresise reflects on the role of coffee shops in Indonesia after the 2004 tsunami. The role of entrepreneurs in post-disaster community recovery should be supported and encouraged as entrepreneurs occupy key positions when assessing and planning for rapidly ... Read More
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, SMART Recovery & More
January 22 - 27, 2019 National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in communities so teens can learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction Test Your…
6 Tips for Post-Marathon Recovery
Whether it’s a marathon, half marathon, triathlon, cycling, climbing or hiking, Team In Training (TNT) participants achieve their personal best while fundraising for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Along the way, TNT expert coaches provide participants training resources and a supportive community to reach the finish line. But, once you reach the finish line, it isn’t quite over…
Best Post-Foot Surgery Recovery Tips for Nervous Podiatry Patients
Foot surgery is often followed by a long recovery process that may be helped or hindered by a patient’s actions. The list of common actions that may waylay a podiatrist patient’s road back to foot …
Guide to Layoffs and Layoff Recovery
Recognizing the signs of a pending layoff as well as how to handle it if it happens to you are key survival skills for the 21st century.
Plant Society fire recovery guide
How to change your recovery email in Gmail using your computer
You should change your recovery email in Gmail if you made a new email or want to keep your account secure.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. How They're Made...
Produce Recovery Guide
RFH Featured in Civil Eats Article Rotary First Harvest is helping to get produce onto hungry people’s plates and spearheading farm-to-food-bank programs in Washington State, which is saving ugly and surplus produce every year. Read the full article here RFH Produce Recovery Guide A hardworking team of volunteers at Seattle Give Camp , updated the Produce Recovery Guide. New features to the Guide include consolidation of…
What If You Never Get Better From Covid-19?
Some patients could be living with the aftereffects for years to come. Recent research into another persistent, mysterious disease might help us understand how to treat them.
What Chicago Shop Has the Best Doughnuts?
The controversy goes beyond whether you spell it donut or doughnut. The fact is, many people are passionate about their favorite morning pastries.
Dealing With Post Holiday Blues: How to Get Back On Track In Recovery
As the holiday season comes to a close, it may feel difficult to get back on track with recovery. Learn more about how to refocus your efforts.
The Recovery Kitchen: A Quick Guide to Cooking Measurements
Infographic on The Recovery Kitchen: A Quick Guide to Cooking Measurements, by Abbie Gellman, MS, RD.
NIDA updates its consumer treatment guide in recognition of National Recovery Month
September 20, 2013 People seeking addiction treatment for themselves or loved ones will now have an updated resource with questions they should ask potential treatment centers. The revised consumer guide, Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask , is evidence-based and is being released in recognition of this year’s National Recovery Month The month of September marks the 24th anniversary of National Recovery Month…