The Salvation Army Family Stores in High Point need your old stuff. Area Salvation Army Family Stores, or “thrift stores”, operate and fund programs through donated items such as clothing, furniture and household items. You can drop off gently used items at two Family Store Locations in High Point: S. Main Street
or Eastchester Drive. Larger items can be scheduled for pick up by calling (336) 881-5424.
Film making in North Carolina has brought in $300 million dollars to the
state’s economy so far this year, that’s a ‘record’ with 5 month to go. 35 films have been made in NC so far this year…with production taking place in 30 of the 100 counties. BTW: Skydivers and stunt crews involved with the production of the Iron Man 3 movie are off the shore of Oak Island for the next several weeks, and continue filming around the state through October. (Greensboro News and Record)
North Carolina ranks 34th (out of 50) in the nation when it comes to overall well-being of its children. According to a ‘kids count’ survey, the number of children living in ‘high poverty’ neighborhoods more than doubled over the past 10 years. But, the study also showed that our state’s investment in children’s health and education is starting to pay off. www.journalnow.com FYI: One in four children in
NC live in ‘poverty’…
Flying solo?? An 11 year old boy traveled by plane from England to Italy …without a passport, ticket or boarding pass…on his own. The unescorted boy made it through FIVE check points. Officials with Jet2 are conducting a full investigation.
The 2012 Summer Olympics in London: Woman’s soccer: Team USA over France yesterday (Final 4 – 2). NOTE: Opening ceremonies begin Friday evening (7:30pm) on NBC.
Five athletes with North Carolina connections have a serious shot at getting the TV spotlight while competing in the London Games. Here they are: www.news-record.com/content/2012/07/26/article/5_athletes_with_nc_ties_likely_to_earn_tv_coverage
BTW: There are more than 10,000 athletes competing in the Summer Olympics.
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
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