Stephanie Cornais is a huge proponent of eating right and staying fit. The link above takes you to her blog - where she highlights here trials and triumphs with everything from breastfeeding, to weight loss to cooking and eating healthy.
Certified Financial Planner Bruce Hagan agrees that saving for college is a big task, and it's only getting more expensive as the years go on. But there are a few things you can do to help the future generations pay for their higher education.
For help saving, click on the link above. Bruce Hagan will gladly help.
Ready for a pet? You can get one for a very low cost on April first at the old Goody's store in the Tallahassee Mall. From 10am - 6pm, you can stop by and chose a dog or cat to take home for a small fee.
Click on the link above for more information.
The members of the American Legion Post in Havana, FL are helping homeless veterans this Christmas with a holiday luncheon for them and their families. To find out how you can help, log onto the link above.
Home Instead Senior Care is teaming up with NHC Home Care to once again bring seniors Christmas presents this holiday season. All you have to do is visit one of the four locations and pick an ornament off the tree. Then purchase the gift(s) requested and return them, along with the ornament, to one of the tree locations. Volunteers will wrap them and deliver the gifts to those seniors who may otherwise go without. To take part in this generous tradition, click on the link above.
Dr. Lucas Stevens has started the local chapter of Smile for a Lifetime to help provide braces to children who need them but whose parents cannot afford them.
The organization is giving out a scholarship to a few lucky children. To find out how you can apply for the free braces scholarship, click on the link above.
Kim Weckwert is truly the queen of coupons. She even created a tab on her website to help you find the best deals for all the things you'll need for your Thanksgiving meal.
Click on the link above to get in on the great deals.
Keeping your children and your pets safe during the Spooky holiday can be a big task, but Laurie Deese can help. She reminds everyone to put your animals in another room away from the front door so that Trick-or-Treaters can come to the door without being scared or scaring the dog.
Fit & Functional Owner Sherman Rosier has lots of good advice for those looking to start a fitness routine, especially now that the cooler weather is making its way to the area. Contact him through the website above.
The Refuge House in Tallahassee helps victims of violence. That includes members of the LGBTQ community who find themselves faced with the same situation. The Refuge House wants everyone to know that they are here to help. For more information, click on the link above.
American Legion Post 84 based in Havana, Florida is hosting a golf tournament to benefit the dependents of those who have served their country. The money raised will be put toward a scholarship for higher education. For details on the tournament, click on the link above.
The United Way of the Big Bend helps everyone from before birth to after death. It may sound cliched, but the organization really does help almost everyone in need. To find out how you can help, click on the link above.
BTS's 2nd Annual Wine Tasting will be held at the Midtown Filling Station in Midtown Tallahassee on Tuesday, August 30th from 5pm to 7:30pm. Individual ticket for $50 or couples tickets for $80 while they last. We hope you can make it and thank you for your continued support!
The ELC has partnered with Kia Autosport to host a back to school drive, focusing on the littlest students. Preschoolers, especially, are often overlooked when it comes to school supplies. That is why the ELC is asking for glue, paints, crayons, markers, construction paper and anything else you would like to donate to the little ones.
Everyday Coupon Queen Kim Weckwert says to look for sales and couple them with coupons when shopping for back-to-school supplies and clothes.
She says you can find great sales online too. You just have to look.
Laurie Deese, owner of Best Friends Dog Rescue in Cairo, Georgia is always looking for good homes for her dogs and pups. If you are interested in adopting, click on the link above. You can also call Laurie at 229-377-1538.
The Everyday Coupon Queen says there are LOTS of ways to get coupons for all sorts of items. The Sunday circulars are a great place to start, but there are also 'blinkies' that you can find in the stores, hangers that you can find on bottles of wine or soda or sauce, along with a host of others. Click on the Everyday Coupon Queen's website via the link above for more great couponing tips.
A recent survey found 85 percent of Floridians are living with pain, but less than half would speak to a specialist about it. Board-certified internist and pulmonologist, Doctor Joseph A. Giaimo explains the common causes of pain and how to manage them with or without drugs.
The United Way of the Big Bend is hosting its week-long 'thank-a-thon' June 6th to the 10th. Thank-a-thon efforts include more than a thousand personal thank-you telephone calls, the delivery of cakes/cookies/cupcakes to Leadership Givers, Longtime Contributor Breakfast, waving thank-you signs all over town on Friday, radio and television thank-you PSAs, and thank you ads in the local paper.
Home Instead Senior Care wants everyone who cares for an elderly friend or family member to have an emergency kit on hand. You can download and print off a copy of the papers by clicking on the link above.
Dr. Shawn Ramsey, D.O. and Dr. Jana Bures-Forsthoefel, M.D. are very familiar with the steps needed to have a happy and healthy pregnancy. The pair are also a wealth of information when your 'perfect pregnancy' needs a little help. You can read more about them and their practice and/or contact them at the link below.
The creators of Healthy Mama, Healthy Baby - Stephanie and Tara - are hosting a 5K on Sunday, May 15th in Southwood. For time, exact location and a look at the NEW Healthy Mama, Healthy Baby website, click on the link above.
The North Florida Parkinson Awareness Group is hosting the second annual Tulip Trot on Saturday, May 14th. Registration begins at 7am. The race begins at 8am. For further details, click on the link above.
Big Bend Hospice is hosting its annual spring fling. This year's event will be at Tallahassee Nurseries on Thursday, April 28th. Doors open at 7pm. For ticket prices or more details, click on the link above.
VET Inc. is holding its second annual fundraising weekend with a Poker Run and Comedy Show. The Poker Run will be on Saturday, April 16th. The Comedy Show is Sunday, April 17th. For times, locations and prices, click on the link above.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend is hosting its 27th annual bowling fundraiser to benefit the organization and the children it helps. The event will be on Saturday, April 16th. To find out how to take part, click on the link below.
Neighborhood Health Services is holding a fundraiser on Thursday, April 14th at the Leon County Civic Center to raise money to help those who need help with health care.
The event is called 'Jazzing Up the Neighborhood' and will feature jazz music, dancing and food. The night runs from 6pm to 10pm. Tickets are $50.
Contact Neighborhood Health Services for tickets in advance or you can purchase them at the door.
Healthy Kids Day is an international event that is celebrating its 20th year. It's a day to show off the YMCA and help families stay healthy. For more information on this year's event in Tallahassee, click on the link above.
Sunday April 10th at the North Florida Fairgrounds. The fair is free and open to the public. Hundreds of vendors will be here. The event is sponsored by the Maranantha SDA Church and The Big Hits Foundation.
The Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend is holding its Give $20/Give Hope Campaign right now to raise funds. Presidents and CEO Theresa Flury says $20 can go a long way when people band together to donate.
Ernie Sims is back in town for two big annual events. The Pill Bull Dog show and the Car and Truck show will both be held this year at the Antique Car Museum in Tallahassee on Saturday, March 26th. For more information, click on the link above.
The Sharing Tree is a place where teachers in Leon County Schools can go 'shopping' for school supplies for their students and their classrooms. Donations are also accepted.
For times and dates, click on the link below.
The Big Bend Chapter of the Paralegal Association of Florida is hosting its annual Seminar to educate those in the legal field about the 'latest and greatest'. Fore more information, click on the link above.
Synergy Salon is hosting Project Glamour this weekend. You'll see lots of great hair styles and fashion do's for the season. Tickets are $15 and proceeds go to the Leon County Humane Society.
For more info or to purchase tickets, click on the link above.
Laurie Deese with Best Friends Dog Rescue in Cairo is looking for loving homes for the doggies and puppies in her care. If you're looking for a four-legged companion, click on the link above and contact Laurie Deese.
A Concert To Benefit The Big Bend Hospice
Friday March 11, 2011
American Legion Hall - 8:00 to 11:00 pm
Tickets are $25 ($40 per couple)
Tickets available at Big Bend Hospice, Old Town Café,
online below, and at the door.
For Additional Information
Call Laura at Big Bend Hospice: 850-701-1341
or email Randy: email@example.com
Low Flying Planes, the Sarah Mac Band and Del Suggs will come together for the second year for a concert March 11th, 2011, from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the American Legion Hall, 229 Lake Ella Drive, Tallahassee. The concert is being staged to benefit Big Bend Hospice and single tickets are $25 or $40 per couple and $250 per table of eight. Randy Hock, band member of Low Flying Planes, is again spearheading this event in an effort to give back to Big Bend Hospice.