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  • Whole Foods giving away back-to-school lunches during Sunday events

    Whole Foods giving away back-to-school lunches during Sunday events
    Whole Foods Market locations in Winter Park and Orlando will give away 900 back-to-school lunches during three back to school events Aug. 11 and 18. The first 300 children under age 12 to arrive with a parent at each event will get a pre-packed lunch. ...
  • Don't get schooled going back to school

    Don't get schooled going back to school
    The back-to-school madness has begun at my house. We're springing for school supplies, loading up our children's online lunch accounts and juggling after-school care. We won't get a breather even after the schools open their doors in a few weeks. Our...
  • How You Can Help: Info on donating to Salvation Army and Victory Mission back-to-school programs

    How You Can Help: Info on donating to Salvation Army and Victory Mission back-to-school programs
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Although summer has just begun, The Salvation Army is already gearing up for its 2013 Back-to-School Assistance Program.  Each year, The Salvation Army helps hundreds of local children by providing them with basic school supplies,...
  • Back-to-school time already? No thanks (unless your kid isn't registered. Then it is time)

    The first back-to-school sales flyer arrived just as my dog was recovering from fireworks anxiety and what for him is The Worst Day of the Year. As we do every year, my daughter and I groaned at this mid-summer, post-Independence Day intrusion. "Don't...
  • Calming the first-day-of-school jitters

    Calming the first-day-of-school jitters
    When my son Eli started first grade last year, he was anxious about the things that most kids fear. What if he didn't like his teacher? Or something was really hard? Or none of his friends were in his class? The last one was his worst-case-scenario: no...
  • 2013 Lexus GX 460: Real-World Mileage

     
    It's the end of summer, and that means another trip to take my daughter back to school. This time out, we made the college run in a 2013 Lexus GX 460. Overall, it provided a capable, if crowded, ride, but......
  • Virginia's back-to-school tax holiday begins Aug. 2

    Virginia's back-to-school tax holiday begins Aug. 2
    Virginia’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 2. During the three-day tax holiday, shoppers can purchase common school supplies free of state and locality retail tax. On July 1, the retail tax in Hampton Roads increased...
  • Back-to-school shopping: Parents say they'll spend less this year

    Shopping for a K-12 student is still an expensive proposition, but parents this year are planning to trim their spending and focus on necessities, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation. The average expenditure for apparel, shoes,...
  • Free back-to-school vaccines offered

    It’s back-to-school time and that means it’s time for students to get their necessary vaccines, too. That’s why the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County is offering free immunizations for school-age children starting...
  • County health department division wins award

    The Washington County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Services was recently one of the recipients of the 2013 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Science and Service Awards for the Treatment of Opioid-related...
  • Back-to-school shopping without the bribe

    Back-to-school shopping without the bribe
    If back-to-school shopping is on your to-do list, we can surely sympathize. It's tough to find everything on those class lists, let alone concentrate when your children are whining about how bored they are. We bumped into Dan and Liz Edelman of...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Help for the back-to-school brown bag brigade

    Test Kitchen bonus: Help for the back-to-school brown bag brigade
    Here are some ideas to get you ready for the back to school lunch bag rush. Occasional treats make indulgences seem truly special. Trim fat and keep the flavor in cookies by substituting egg whites for whole eggs and using applesauce for some of the fat....