FIND OUT FRIDAY – With Rick Dunton and Lady Katherine

Good morning, friends! I am so very excited to share today's FIND OUT FRIDAY with you! Rick Dunton is the newest (human) member of the Charlotte Fire Department's public education team and has a fantastic new responsibility. He's got a lot of exciting things going on! I know you're going to be just as fascinated … Continue reading FIND OUT FRIDAY – With Rick Dunton and Lady Katherine

FIND OUT FRIDAY: With Worship Pastor, David Gulledge

Happy Friday, everyone! Hope you've had a terrific week! I can't wait to share this week's FIND OUT FRIDAY with you. David Gulledge is my nephew-in-law (Is that a thing?). He married my niece, Catherine, two years ago this week. He's also the new Worship Pastor at Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Concord, NC. David … Continue reading FIND OUT FRIDAY: With Worship Pastor, David Gulledge

FIND OUT FRIDAY with Fire Safety Education Coordinator, Sylvia Rodriguez Peace of Greenville Fire Department (Greenville, Texas)

Good morning, everyone! It's Find Out Friday time! I want to introduce you to my good friend, Sylvia Rodreguez Peace, from Greenville, Texas. She and I met during a random group exercise in a class at the 2019 NFPA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. What started out as a few plesantries exchanged and a couple … Continue reading FIND OUT FRIDAY with Fire Safety Education Coordinator, Sylvia Rodriguez Peace of Greenville Fire Department (Greenville, Texas)

Introducing something new called “FIND OUT FRIDAY” – Interviews with real people making real differences in their communities – SENIOR FIRE INSPECTOR, JEFF BOSTIAN

FIND OUT FRIDAY is a new feature to the blog where I will be introducing families to important people across the country doing great things in their communities. To start the segment, I thought of no better person than my hubby, Jeff Bostian, who has over 30 years of fire service experience. We met at … Continue reading Introducing something new called “FIND OUT FRIDAY” – Interviews with real people making real differences in their communities – SENIOR FIRE INSPECTOR, JEFF BOSTIAN

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”