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December and Holiday Season Fun Facts

Are you ready for the Winter Holidays? Let’s kick this month off with a few fun facts. The date of the Winter Solstice varies between December 20th and the 23rd. The 21st and 22nd are the most common dates. On December 16th, 1965 the song, “Jingle Bells” was the first song ever played in space. […]

Thanksgiving Fun Facts

From everyone here at the agency, we want to wish you are yours a Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you are able to safely celebrate this holiday with your family and friends. To kick off the Thanksgiving activities, here are some Thanksgiving Fun Facts. The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tradition began in the 1920s. Abraham […]

Watch Out For Deer!

Did you know? We are in the middle of deer migration and mating season which generally runs from October through December. Every Fall there is a dramatic increase in the movement of the deer population. As a result, more deer-vehicle collisions occur in this period than at any other time of year. Drivers need to […]

Thank You To Our Veterans

It’s time, tomorrow, to celebrate all of the heroic people that have served our country on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th. If you know a Veteran, take this time to personally thank them for their service and all of the sacrifices they have made. It is important to remember the difference between Veterans Day and […]

3 Tips for Safe Trick or Treating

How are you enjoying October so far? I know I always say time is flying by faster and faster, but it’s because it’s true! Halloween will be here in just a few more days. Everywhere you look, decorations are going up, and the candy is on sale. Pretty soon, we’ll be gearing up for the […]

Recipe of the Month: Pumpkin Bread

Get into the spooky holiday spirit by cooking with one of October’s staples — pumpkin! This recipe for pumpkin bread is a classic, popular treat to make as the year winds down. It’s not only great for Halloween parties, but also around the table at Thanksgiving dinner. Let me know what you think! Ingredients 3 […]

Scary Breast Cancer Statistics

Most all of us know someone, a mother, aunt, sister, or friend, who has battled breast cancer. You may even be battling it right now. Breast cancer is a disease that reaches many of us on a personal level and we have a special interest in fighting this disease, which is why our agency celebrates […]

7 Tips for Raking Leaves

In many parts of our country, raking leaves is a necessity during the fall months. Did you know that the dynamics of raking can lead to strain and injury to the back, shoulders, and wrists? Raking requires a number of different activities, including twisting, bending, lifting, and reaching, that utilize several different muscle groups. Improper […]

Recipe of the Month: Grilled Banana Splits

Looking for the perfect treat for your last big grilling hurrah of the season? Try these Grilled Banana Splits. They are simple, easy-to-make, and delicious! Ingredients 4 large bananas, unpeeled, stems removed 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 (10.5 ounce) package miniature marshmallows Vanilla Ice Cream Other desired toppings Directions Preheat grill on high and […]