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Archive for August 2010

Hardin-Simmons University Faculty and Staff Help Children near Campus with School Supplies

Neighborhood families and members of the HSU staff and faculty will gather at Hardin-Simmons University for fellowship, food, and school supplies as the HSU North Park Friendship House holds its annual back-to-school pool party this Saturday.Neighborhood Enhancement Program coordinator Danyel Rogers says as many as 120 neighbors are expected as bags of school supplies are…

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McMurry to offer Group Exercise Classes this fall

ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s open-to-the-public classes begin Monday, August 23 and continue through the fall semester to December 3. Day-time classes include Body Boot Camp, Yoga, and Core Training. Evening offerings include Low Impact Aerobics, Kickboxing, and Yoga. Participants can mix and match attendance at any of the twelve classes offered weekly for a…

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Stay Fit with Healthy Recipes

As many of you know, it is always cheaper to prepare your meals at home, however, what many people don’t know is that it is also much healthier! Over the next few months I will be highlighting different healthy meals that you can create at home to satisfy your taste buds…and your waistline! This month’s…

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What to Know When Changing Careers

Whether out of necessity or to follow their dreams, many people are changing careers after establishing themselves in a different field. Over eight million Americans between 44 and 77 are embarking on new careers. And new research from the non-profit Civic Ventures estimates that by 2018 there will be 3.5 million more jobs in healthcare…

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Tips for Preserving and Canning Summer Fruits

When faced with an abundance of local fruits and vegetables at the peak of their seasonal freshness, there’s only one thing to do: preserve them! Preserving allows you to keep eating your family’s favorite fruits and flavors long after the season has passed. But preserves aren’t just for your morning toast. You can use preserved…

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The Top 10 Most Popular Dogs in the U.S.

It’s a good time to have four furry legs. Pet ownership has surged over the past twenty years, and dogs in particular are enjoying major popularity. But whether you already own a pooch or are searching for one that’s right for you, it’s interesting to note which are the most popular dogs in America. For…

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How To Save On Cooling Costs This Season

As the mercury rises, so do your home cooling bills. A typical American household spends almost 20 percent of its utility bill on cooling costs, according to Energy Star. When the air cooling your home escapes due to leaks, gaps and poor insulation, air conditioners must work harder to compensate. Fortunately, there are ways to…

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