Rib Fest in the Works

We’re planning our next fundraiser, this time a rib cook-off. We’ve met with officials from other organizations in the area to create a collaborative effort, and are pleased to report this event will be a team effort! Watch for details! We’re waiting now for a return call to finalize our date and finalize our permit(s). […]

Church Visits

Tim Stanoch and I visited local churches on Wednesday, November 1, to spread news about the upcoming “Dinner and a Show” event scheduled for December 3, 2017, at 4:00 pm. Tickets go on sale this weekend, so watch for the links to the seller. More on the event later.l The visits were productive two ways. […]

ReWrites Underway

We are currently revamping the “Night Shift Before Christmas” to make is a truly unique adventure that will work both with the space and talent we have available for December 3, 2017. Our original events was written to be performed by kids, replacing the traditional Christmas pageant. Telling the same story from different perspectives, and […]

“Can Do!” Campaign Kick-Off

We will be kicking off our “Can Do!” campaign just before Thanksgiving. A final design hasn’t yet been chosen, but we will be placing decorated soup cans in local – Wright County – businesses to collect extra change for our meal service program. Along with our cans, we will leave information about Annie’s Hope and […]

“The Night Shift Before Christmas” with a Twist

We are in the planning stages for our next fundraiser. Our plan to perform a tried and true show faltered early on; so we modified our plan, rewrote our script, and came out swinging! Scheduled to take place December 3rd, our “Night Shift” is going to knock your socks off. We will open with “dinner” […]

The Driver and the Eclipse

Schools across the nation went and edited their days so the eclipse that happens once every hundred years or so in our region could be accounted for! A wide range of things occurred that day. Driver of most companies stayed off the road to ensure safety, schools altered their days to reflect half days, cancellations, […]

Technology and the Small Business

The use of technology proliferates daily life. Finding a way to harness technology in a way that both makes sense for your business and doesn’t overwhelm the personalities involved is tricky. The world of apps alone is a minefield of wasted time and useless information. Discerning how to best harness technology requires a sincere evaluation […]

Child Dies in Daycar Van

Heat stroke is a killer.  People like to laugh and kid around about heatstroke being a “meh” sickness. It is not “meh,” it is deadly. Although this is not strictly school bus related it does come in to partial play.  Schools do not always use school buses to transport children to and from school. A […]