Local Salvation Army Kicks off 2013 ‘Rock the Red Kettle’ Campaign
The local Salvation Army kicked off it's "2013 Rock the Red Kettle Campaign" on Friday. Several activities are planned to help raise $16,000, that will be used to serve the most vulnerable local families through the next year. Assistance is provided with utilities, rent, prescription drugs, and gasoline for transportation to out of town medical appointments.
Michael McNamara presented “Licensed for Life,” a program addressing the consequences of drinking and driving, to Red Hill High School junior and senior students, Monday.
Student volunteers aiding in the presentation included Raymond Knightstep (above photo at right)
‘Licensed for Life’ program takes Drinking and Driving seriously
By Barbara E. Allender
Former Deputy Chief of the Park Forest, Ill. Police Department Michael McNamara has made more than 500 arrests of drivers Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in his 32-year career. For 17 years of that career, he has traveled throughout the United States presenting a program to inform individuals of the effects of alcohol on a driver and potential victims.
Joanna “JoJo” Fouts and Bridgeport Wesleyan Church Pastor Dale Munsell are among the volunteers working to remodel a home in Bridgeport which was donated to the church. Working with Habitat for Missionaries, local volunteers do the work with materials purchased by the Habitat. When finished, the home will be sold. Ninety percent of the money from the sale will go towards the support of missionary work. The remaining 10 percent will be used towards purchasing material needs for the next project. (Photo by Barbara E. Allender)
Season of Giving is alive and well in Bridgeport
By Barbara E. Allender
The season of giving has found many avenues in the community of Bridgeport. From like-new hand-me-down clothing items (available at no cost) to the restoration of homes, missions are at work in our own back yards. To take mission steps further, local efforts are even helping to provide those living in foreign countries with better living conditions and hope for the future.
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BGS School News
A big thank you goes out to the American Legion Auxiliary Lawrence Unit #28 for their donation of much needed school supplies.
Dental Safari Company will be at BGS on December 12th. Dental Safari is a licensed, professional corporation available to all students. Consent forms have been sent home with students and are past due.
Please remember fundraiser money is due on December 2nd.
Please save your Box Tops!
Dec. 18: Dismiss at 1:00 p.m. for School Improvement.
Dec. 19: Christmas program: 2nd & 3rd at 10 a.m.; K & 1st at 2:00 p.m.; Pre-School 9:00 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Unit 10 Early Dismissal and Closing Dates
Wednesday, December 18 School Improvement – 1:00 pm Dismissal
Friday, December 20 One Hour Early Dismissal
Friday, December 20 Last Day of School before Christmas Holiday
Monday, December 23 – Thursday, January 2 Holiday Break, No School
Friday, January 3 District Workshop, No School
Monday, January 6 First Day of School after Holiday Break
Santa is coming to Sumner!
The Sumner Booster Club is inviting everyone to welcome Santa Claus to Sumner on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 4—7 p.m. in the Sumner Attendance Center cafeteria.
Stop by to enjoy a soup supper and visit with Santa!
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