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A.J. Zevenbergen is a person with a disability who works at Freedom Gas Station as a part-time sales associate. His duties include keeping the station clean for customers and stocking shelves and drink coolers.
The recent column (A View from an Economist) by Jackie Brux, "Trump Speech to UN on Socialism, Payments, Women," is misleading. Brux declares that Trump is on "shaky economic grounds...the most serious problem facing Venezuela's economy today is the recent plunge in oil prices." This is a half-truth.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — LearningRx, the largest one-on-one brain training company in the world, is launching its "100K Giveaway" for schools beginning in October to celebrate the 100,000 students that have graduated from its programs since 2003.
Award-winning artist, Wouterina "Riana" de Raad will offer a mosaic workshop 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Participants will learn the basic skills of mosaic tiling, including how to cut and break glass and ceramic tile, as well as what materials and adhesives to use for a subzero climate. There will be a grouting demonstration and discussion on cement formulas, how to use pigments, and how to texture a cement surface.
The Rt. Rev. W. Jay Lambert officiated at the dedication and blessing of the new columbarium at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 8. The columbarium and reflection garden project was coordinated by a lay committee of the church which planned the design, construction and landscaping of the addition adjacent to the main church building on County Road UU.
The weather is changing and now is the time to stock up on books for your winter reading while at the same time supporting the neighborhood library. The Friends of the Hudson Library book sale is being held Monday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 28. Friends volunteers will staff the sale during regular library hours. Proceeds from the sale support programs offered by the library.
An exciting new health literacy program is launching this fall, thanks to a partnership linking the Hudson School District with the Hudson Hospital Foundation and the Little Free Library nonprofit organization. All elementary schools in Hudson will receive a customized Little Free Library book sharing box, provided through funds from the Hudson Hospital Foundation. Each little library contains age-appropriate books on healthy-living topics like exercise and nutrition.
BRIDGE for Community Life, a Hudson-based nonprofit organization providing services for youth and adults with disabilities, has established an endowed fund with the St. Croix Valley Foundation. "Establishing an endowment fund to serve individuals in the valley is an important step for BRIDGE," BRIDGE Board chair George Zaske said. "We now have another way for families to support their loved ones, now and in the future."
On Thursday, Sept. 30, the Hudson Area Public Library staff hosted an appreciation lunch for the Friends of the Hudson Library. Hudson Library Director Tina Norris and staff members brought homemade dishes for the meal as a way to recognize and thank the Friends for all of their hard work and many contributions. The lunch was a big success with approximately 25 members of the Friends group attending and enjoying themselves.
Hero K9 has announced that an equipment grant was awarded to the Hudson Police Department for their K-9 Badger. A door pop and heat alarm system and K-9 medical kit will be provided to the agency at no cost, thanks to the generosity and support of Kelly and Greg Yocom.