All posts by Pamela S. Crabtree, MLS

Toys For Tots Makes Christmas Merrier

Semper Fidelis or Semper Fi is the motto of the United States Marine Corps, meaning ever faithful. And, what more faithful and compassionate mission can there be than to help children? Toys for Tots (TFT), a program of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve, was founded in 1947 by Major Bill Hendricks, in Los Angeles.

Local Impact from Opiods

DEAD at 18, DEAD at 54. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Opioids including prescription opioids and heroin killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, more than any [previous] year on record. Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid.” Norine Wasielewski, the Zepf Center’s (ZC) Chief Operations

DO SOMETHING! HELP ANIMALS

You all know the scene: you come upon a dog who is undernourished, chained to a fence, and out in the elements, and you wonder what can be done. There are agencies and places where animals can go to receive loving care. Forever homes Jessica LaValley, annual fund manager at the Toledo Area Humane Society

What is the right pet for me?

How much is that doggie, cat or guinea pig in the window? You know the ones with the waggly tails? The good news is that doggie, cat or other pet may be worth its price in gold. “The key to having a pet is to select the right pet for the family circumstance… pets are