Eight Ways to Keep in Touch With Your Local Firefighters

While local fire departments are closed to the public right now, that doesn't mean that you can't continue to show your community helpers how much you love and appreciate them. Looking for a way to stay connected with fire department personnel? I've got a couple ideas for you. #1 - Cards are always greatly appreciated. … Continue reading Eight Ways to Keep in Touch With Your Local Firefighters

Story Time with the A.L. Brown High School “Cheer-READERS”

The members of A.L. Brown High's cheer leading squad are making the local news for their "Cheer-READING" skills. Since the beginning of distant learning several weeks ago, the members have been taking turns doing virtual read-alouds with their favorite children's books. https://www.facebook.com/pvgiraldo/videos/10216106429040397/ A.L. Brown High School is located in Kannapolis, N.C. The mascot is the … Continue reading Story Time with the A.L. Brown High School “Cheer-READERS”

Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC

Brian Kelly, Onslow County Fire Marshal, and I started a mission two years ago to put fire helmets and safety my stories in Onslow County elementary schools and select preschools.  In 2015, we visited elementary schools and select preschools and presented them with fire helmets and copies of What Should Daisy Do. Kelly hosted a … Continue reading Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC