I don’t know about you, but I’ve had my fill of turkey the past week. Don’t get me wrong; the turkey dinner on Thanksgiving was fabulous. The leftover turkey and fixings on Friday? Also good. The turkey balti pies on Saturday? Very yummy. But the remaining turkey is getting mixed in with the dog food each day from now on. She is thrilled. I, however, am ready for anything but turkey. How about you?
Tuesday, Dec. 6
All day long you can dine on the pleasures that has to offer and be thankful that Chevy’s is donating 25 perfect of all proceeds that day to . All you have to do is bring the flier in with you and hand it over when you say “gracias” to your server.
Monday, Dec. 12
Dine at and gets 20 percent of your total purchase. No flier needed. Just put your receipt in the jar at the cashier’s, and Phyllis’ will do the rest.
Help Support a Girl in Need
On a more somber note, it’s the time of year that we express thanks for everything we have in our lives. We count our blessings and perhaps we try to do more than we normally do to help those in need and less fortunate than ourselves.
There’s a 17-year-old senior at , Lauren Gray, whose single mother died on Nov. 4. You can read the Patch’s story on Lauren and her mom, Jamie Gray, . If you’re able to donate to the fund established for Lauren, I hope you’ll do so.
I can’t imagine my own children having to fend for themselves at such a young age without me or their dad.
Clean Your Closets and Help Hamilton Meadow Park Families Keep Warm
And while I’m on the subject of giving, there’s the Open Closet Annual Coat Drive. The school’s Open Closet provides gently used clothing and shoes for Hamilton families. Their current drive is seeking your clean and outgrown coats and jackets, from infant to child to adult. You can drop off your donations at the school office (One Main Gate Road). This is truly an easy way to make a difference in someone’s life, and clean out your closets at the same time. If you need more information, you can email Laura O’Neal.