3rd month of the year and the 3rd writing challenge! So happy about that. Vivian Kirkfield's #50PreciousWords Writing Contest has been a lot of fun. Kirkfield created this writing challenge in 2016 to honor Seuss! This year was tough! I didn't get inspired like I did last year. I sat and I sat. I scribbled. … Continue reading I Love a Challenge! #50PreciousWords
Yay! Today is here. It's World Read Aloud Day! And just what are you doing to celebrate? If you don't know, this site gives you a few ideas. Here are a few of mine: Drop by the library and pick up a book (any children's book) and just remember what it was like to be … Continue reading World Read Aloud Day — Feb. 1, 2018
Go ahead and test change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Remember: Working Alarms SAVE Lives!
In keeping with tradition, I'm participating in Susanna Leonard Hill 7th Annual Halloweensie Writing Contest! Here's the first story for you. I'm hoping to generate another before the day is over! Hope you enjoy my first >100 word story using some form of the words: Candy Corn, Monster, and Shadow. WAREWOLF'S SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY Ghosts and … Continue reading Halloween Is Here – Time for Spooky Stories!
Has Fire Prevention Week peaked your interest about fire safety? If so, here are a few helpful pieces of safety information. In today's residential fires, fire and deadly smoke spread quickly. You may have only a few minutes to escape from a burning home. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a helpful infographic that … Continue reading Fire Prevention Week
It's October and you know what that means... FIRE PREVENTION WEEK/MONTH! Fire Prevention Week is the week of October 9th which commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. While it is considered Fire Prevention WEEK, most fire departments promote fire prevention efforts all month long. So, what can you do this month to make sure … Continue reading Fire Prevention Week/Month 2017
In the wake of Harvey and Irma, those of us in US territories in the Caribbean and the south-eastern part of the country find ourselves watching for updates on Hurrican Jose, Tropical Storm Lee, and Hurricane Maria. All three of these storms are subject ot impact our weather over the next several weeks. The USFA's … Continue reading Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. YOU CAN!
Kannapolis Fire Department is hosting a Community Blood Center of the Carolinas blood drive in conjunction with the annual Fire Prevention Festival/Fire Truck Parade on September 30th. Every day hundreds of people in our area need blood to survive and people like you and me are called to help! The CBCCarolinas motto is Every Drop … Continue reading Kannapolis Fire Department Seeks Blood Donors
Who is going to join me for Rhyme Revolution 2017? Registration is now open! Source: Rhyme Revolution 2017 Registration