New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in , ,

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

New Year’s Eve is almost here and as you reflect back on the past year and look forward to a New Year it is also important to keep safe. Whether celebrating at a house with family and friends or out on the town for the night there are some precautions you should take that will ensure a safe night for everyone. First and foremost, do not drink and drive. This is one of the most important safety steps that everyone should be taking. Although this may seem like an obvious...

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Save money on gas for your next road trip!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in ,

Summer is the perfect time for road trips. Whether you going a short 2 hours away or a 20 hour trip, there is always a worry on everyone’s mind…gas money. In addition to planning your expenses for your actual trip, you have to take into account gas money too. With prices constantly rising, this can be frustrating. However, there are some gas saving strategies that could save you money while traveling this summer! 1. Alternate between air conditioning and rolling the windows...

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A Reality Check on Car Maintenance Myths

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in ,

A Reality Check on Car Maintenance Myths

There are many misconceptions when it comes to car maintenance, I’m shocked myself about some of these. These myths can actually cause more damage to your car or add a dent in your wallet rather than helping. Below are some common car care myths that you might want to ignore. 1) Myth: In the winter, let your engine warm up for several minutes before driving.  Reality: I don’t know about you, but this is the most shocking one to me but this certainly will save me some time...

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Guest Blog-Karen Blanchard: Woman of the Year Event

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in

On Thursday, June 6, 2013 I attended the Professional Women’s Chamber of W.M.  “Woman of the Year” event at The Cedars in Springfield.  This award is given annually by the Chamber in recognition of extraordinary achievement by a woman in the greater Springfield community whose efforts exemplify the leadership, community involvement, and professional goals of the Chamber.  This year’s honoree was Jean M. Deliso, the President/Owner of Deliso Services.  I’ve known Jean for...

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Halfway Home Cat Rescue

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in ,

In April, we did a series of blogs that focused on a cat and kitten rescue group, Alpha Rescue. They were working to obtain non-profit status and recently found a way to do so. One of Alpha Rescues founders Barb Hebert, had a friend who was the founder of another animal rescue group named Halfway Home. She was going to dissolve the company but decided to transfer it to Alpha Rescue. Alpha Rescue had to change their name for legal reasons and they are now called Halfway Home...

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