Posts Tagged ‘meal’

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its former church members and his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan with personal equipment needed to help […]

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of individuals announced last Friday that they were sending 99,750 copies of the Patriot’s handbook of […]

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Greeley schools on track to comply with proposed legislation to eliminate all trans-fats

by Jack Minor – The Greeley/Evans school district would not have any problem meeting the requirements of a proposed bill that would be the strictest in the nation by banning all trans-fat from school lunchrooms and buildings. Sen. Lucia Guzman and Rep. Tom Massey have sponsored a bill that would prohibit all public and charter […]

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North Korean Thanksgiving menu: mothers eating children

by Jack Minor – While Americans face many struggles this year with the economy and unemployment being major issues, it is often easy to forget that even in the midst of these struggles things could be much worse. Kim Hye Sook, could possibly be the longest serving prisoner to escape from a North Korean prison […]

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Greeley Police surprised with home cooked meal on busy work day

    by Jack Minor We have all done it. We’ve criticized the police department when someone is a jerk in traffic; we wonder, “Where is a policeman when you want one. Are they all eating donuts?” An act of appreciation by Greeley residents helped shine a light on exactly what the police are doing, when, […]

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City proclaims Saturday to be “play day”

  by Jack Minor – The city of Evans has declared Sept. 10, the same day as EvansFest, to be a designated “play day.” In issuing the proclamation, Mayor Lyle Achziger said, “Play is a valuable part of a child’s healthy development and is a crucial factor in the overall well-being of children.” Achziger said […]

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Government stops Obamacare waiver program that provided exemptions to unions, Pelosi’s district

by Jack Minor Last month the Government Accountability Office reported the Health and Human Services Department had granted nearly 1,400 waivers exempting organizations from Obamacare coverage requirements. The waivers were granted for mini-med plans that have annual coverage limits. Under Obamacare requirements, companies can no longer offer these types of plans. The regulations would cause […]

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Obama: “If you’ve got the money, I’ve got the time”

by Jack Minor   Editors note: Following publication of this story, the campaign has sent out an additional email, this one from Joe Biden asking for a $5 donation. That email states in the bottom no purchase is necessary to enter the raffle.   In an attempt to raise campaign contributions, the Obama campaign has sent […]

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Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

By Rev. Brad How will you spend your Thanksgiving? The majority of Americans gather in small groups,  share a meal, and “enjoy” each other while being thankful they have a chance to get together. In some families each person takes a turn sharing what he or she has to be thankful for over the past twelve months, while others  celebrate the day […]

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Evans residents get big day of family fun for little cost

Story and photos By Jack Minor     The recent Evans Fest celebration provided for a fun family time on a budget. Early birds to the fest were able to enjoy a pancake breakfast, a 5K run and 1 mile walk and then a parade near City Park. Hope, a resident who lives on the […]

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Free, reduced-price meal deadline approaches

Some students’ free or reduced-price meal accounts are approaching the Sept. 28 deadline to reapply to continue this benefit during the current school year. Students who received free or reduced-price meals last school year are allowed to carry over that status through the first 30 days of this school year. However, during those 30 days, […]

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Feeding your toddler solid foods

by Vanessa Dominguez You may be wondering when to start feeding your baby solid foods. By four to six months of age, your baby’s energy needs increase and she will need additional nutrients to keep her strong and healthy. Starting with baby cereal, a single or whole grain is recommended. You can mix the cereal […]

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Driving for Dinner

By: Mike Bauman This week’s date involves getting several couples to cooperate for a progressive dinner.  You will need to cooperate with at least two other couples.  These can be people from church, work, your kid’s school, or other acquaintances. Before the Date: Get all couples together for a game or movie night (another date […]

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By Linda K. Harms For The Greeley Gazette Q.           What can I do about my dog’s getting carsick? A.            Your strategy can depend on the dog’s age and experience.  Puppies up to 2 years old can adjust very well to riding in a car if you have patience.  First of all, get Puppy accustomed to […]

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Dinner for Two

By Mike Bauman This week’s date is another surprise. What You’ll Need: Your spouse’s favorite recipe and everything needed to prepare it exactly as they like it. Candles Soft, romantic music A willing collaborator who is a close friend of your spouse Before the Date: On the day in question, have your collaborator invite your […]

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Dog Days of Summer

By Rish Burkholder Most dog owners enjoy taking their dog along to run errands with them in the car. The dogs love it. There is nothing like hanging your head out the window in a moving car and letting the breeze flap your ears or blow your whiskers back…if you’re a dog. The “dog days” […]

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“Crate Debate” and Rattlesnake Season

By Rish Burkholder and Linda Harms Q: Why does my dog need a crate? Isn’t a crate just a cage? A: Crates would be more appealing to pet owners if they looked like little dog houses. Some crates do look like cages, but let’s look at the benefits of a crate. Dogs have a natural […]

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Local churches gather to feed the community

Photos and Story By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette Every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. the Abundant Life Lunch serves a meal to anyone in the community who wishes to attend. There is no charge for the meal, they do not even take up a collection. The group meets at Abundant Life Fellowship at 1201 […]

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