- Farmers Insurance School Supply Drive Wraps Up
- Timberland School Supply Drive Continues
- Toledo Thursday Market
- Health Corner: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime
Principal Martin Huff admonished everyone to get involved with sports or a club, and volunteer in the community, saying “You’ll meet people, develop new interests, and grow as a person.”
FCCLA leader Rene’ Ketchum hinted at a Dine-In Dinner, and a long-term community partnership idea in the works. Sorry, I cannot reveal the details yet. But I think you’ll approve.
*Correction: Toledo Indians Schedule 8/28 – 9/9 posted in Wednesday’s TOT incorrectly posted today’s Start Time as 5 AM.
Start time is 5 PM.
Date: Thursday, August 31
Start: 5:00 AM* (Should read: 5 PM)
TES PTO Kids Closet is more than apparel, filling other school needs as well. Open to students K - 12, all school year. Contact TES PTO.
Farmers Insurance downtown wraps up their school supply drive for students and educators alike today.
Drop your donations at office.
Kathy Welch posted on TES PTO: Hoping to just get some info out there: Music & Arts will be in the elementary cafeteria today (Aug. 31) from 3-6pm to rent instruments for band students. This is only one option, but this is the company that comes to us every two weeks. It's not a 3 hour meeting - you can come any time during that time and someone from the store will explain their rental plan. Thanks!
TES Principal Angela Norberg Bacon posted on TES PTO: I have a family in need of housing - they have Emergency HUD and can afford $450 a month for rent. They need a two bedroom. They would really like to remain in the Toledo School District. Please let me know if you have something available.
Contact her on Facebook.
Mark your calendars: Mayor Steve Dobosh issued an early alert for an End of Summer Clean Up Day, to meet 8 a.m. at City Park September 16, 2017 with the usual outdoor accoutrements - boots & gloves, rakes, loppers, weedeaters, etc. Open to all ages. Contact him directly, (360)864-4829.
Note: this event will freshen up City Park one week in advance of the 2nd Annual Esther Borte Walk in the Park, making for a safe & pleasant track for walkers of all abilities. Details to follow. Watch this space.
Today - Toledo Thursday Market says: Our market is growing thanks to you!
Open 3 - 7 p.m. across from boat launch through September 2017 featuring homemade, handcrafted, and locally sourced goods, food & produce. Family friendly, kids crafts, occasionally music and performing arts. Something for everyone. Support local crafters, upcyclers, growers and makers in your community.
Download vendor applications at this link. $10/space, no long-term commitment, BYO table & shade.
On that note, Sheila Richardson posts: Please message me if you would like to buy eggs. We have young chickens and too many of them! They are treated well, live in a huge pen and as soon as my garden is done, will return to free range.
Health Corner: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime
TSD Supt. Chris Rust posted this link last week to a TED Talk on A.C.E. and how childhood trauma correlates to specific health issues over a lifetime. Very revealing.
Supt. Rust also recommended to me this book on the answer to childhood trauma. Stay tuned.
*Thanks to Superintendent Rust for the link.
Newly released study: Drinking four cups of coffee daily lowers risk of death. By 64%, I might add.
This expands on a much larger long-term study from 5 years ago that reported significant if lower percentages involving 400,000 AARP members over more than 10 years.
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