Hello, it’s me, Rita. I write Stephenson County Spotlight and I’ve been a home-based reseller on local Facebook buy/sell/trade groups since 2014. Here’s the pinned post on my Rita’s Resales business page: All items sold on a FCFS (first come, first served) basis. No holds. Ask if the item is still available when you … Continue reading Reseller Relief: Taking Back Your Time
Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 16th and help spread the word about this community dinner and gift giveaway for every child that starts at 11 a.m. All are welcome! Event details are listed in the flyer below. Questions? Call: 815-232-6043 or see St. Paul’s Facebook page. Thanks for helping to spread the word … Continue reading Community Christmas Dinner @ St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church
This Saturday Aquin Elementary School commences its free community hot lunch every 3rd Saturday of the month through April of 2019. When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 11:30am – 1:00pm Where: Aquin Elementary School, Berg Hall, 202 W. Pleasant, Freeport, IL 61032 Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? 815-232-4687. Subscribe … Continue reading Free Hot Lunch Alert!
Get ready to share this post. There are three different fall/winter clothing giveaways going down this Saturday, October 20th, 2018. All of the following Freeport, IL church giveaways listed below are open to anyone who wants to attend. No ID or proof of residency required. Bags are provided. Just show up. Take a friend! Freeport … Continue reading 3 Clothing Giveaways This Saturday 10/20/18
***SPAY & NEUTER*** It was cold outside today while I harvested the last of my summer vegetables. I’ve still got kale out there which supposedly likes a bit of frost which makes it sweeter. I LOVE CATS. As much as I love them and think they are precious, there are far too many homeless ones … Continue reading A Kitten in the Garden
Hi, it’s me, Rita. I write this blog. In mid-June I had a garden plot tilled by Quick Cuts: Affordable Lawn and Tree Care. It’s been doing great thanks to the rainfall. The seeds I sowed: Straight-neck yellow squash, yellow wax beans, okra, Royal Burgundy beans (they are purple on the plant, then turn green … Continue reading Mosquitoes in the Garden
What is going on here? Why is it so hard for small business owners to find qualified workers to fill positions? Why are so many people able to stop showing up for work if they do get hired? Let’s start with Wikipedia’s definition of what blue-collar work is: Blue-collar work may involve skilled or unskilled … Continue reading Where Are the Qualified Blue Collar Workers?