Thanksgiving is a perfect time to count our blessings especially this year. “During a difficult time, gratitude is more important than ever. Research shows that gratitude can help us cope with traumatic events, regulate our negative emotions, and improve our well-being. [Read more...]
On behalf of the Michael Hillegas Chapter, National Society of the American Revolution, Shelia Albright, Veteran's Chairman, recently presented the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office with Hershey bars to thank them for their service. The wrappers were printed with "Thank you for your service," "You are the best," "You are my hero," or "A sweet salute."
By Denise Karns and Jody Travelstead
These days, things are very unpredictable and much like the weather, we can only look for signs of what may come. As far as predicting the weather, here’s a tip from the Norris City Library Gardeners! [Read more...]
Due to COVID, the traditional Veteran's Day ceremony was not held at Southeastern Illinois College. Instead, the 2019 ceremony pictures were run on the TV monitor for the entire month of November. Included are the pictures with the Michael Hillegas DAR regent at the podium with members seated at the right, as well as Veterans that were honored that day with certificates from the DAR chapter. The chapter had also laid the DAR Wreath of Remembrance.
Get ready for the Holidays here! Looking for a special holiday recipe? Would you like to craft your holiday gifts or decorations? Visit the library, we have a large selection of holiday cookbooks and craft books. [Read more...]