Happy New Year


Tennessee is the #3 state in the nation that Americans are moving to. #1 is Texas and #2 is Florida, but the Volunteer State is third, according to U-Haul. Some of the reasons include: Tennessee has no state income tax, we have a strong job market, and our cost of living is good!

Betty White would have been 100 years old on January 17th. There is a national movement to donate $5 to a local animal shelter, on the 100th anniversary of Betty White’s birth. She was an animal lover, and worked tirelessly against animal abuse. So on January 17th, consider a $5 donation to an animal shelter of your choice. Use the hashtag: #BettyWhiteBirthdayChallenge.

There’s a Master Gardener Training Course coming up at the end of the month, but the deadline to register for it is this Friday January 7th. Visit online MGHC.org to register. MGHC stands for Master Gardeners Hamilton County. That’s MGHC.org

The “Chocolate Fling” for the Epilepsy Foundation is coming up in late February, and it’s ALWAYS popular! So get your tickets before they are gone. Support this non-profit organization in its efforts to improve life for those with epilepsy.. Their website for tickets is Epilepsy-SETN.org (SETN is for Southeast Tennessee)

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