Friday, May 22, 2009

Census Jobs

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for a few good applicants just ahead of the 2010 Census to fill management positions in 10 local census offices scheduled to open this fall in North Carolina.Pay for the census management jobs ranges from $17.00 to $33.50 per hour, depending on position and location. Winston-Salem, Asheboro and Hickory are some of the 10 cities. Details:

Happy Campers Contact Info

Mad Science Summer Camps
Contact: Joel Steindel
Phone: 336-784-1818

Young Chef's Academy- Camp "Can-I-Cook"
Contact: Kim Via
Phone: 336-774-9905Email:

"Puttin' on the Ritz" Musical Theatre Camp
Contact: Debbie Phillips

Young Rembrandts Summer Art Camp
Contact: Marilynn Culp
Phone: 336-378-0487

Tarheel Triad Council Girl Scout Camps
Contact: Carrie Myers
Phone: 336-861-1198Email:

Links from this Morning's News

For more info about the beef recall, visit:

For more info about the Memorial Day Celebration in Thomasville, visit:

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Kids Love NC

I love this book! Anytime we're considering a family day trip or long weekend, we consult "Kids Love NC" first. Here's a link to the Kids Love Travel website where you can purchase the books at a discount plus download loads of great freebies. Take my word on it, this is a must-own book for families.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Mission Trip Photo Contest

Do you have a cool one-of-a-kind photo from a past mission trip?
Adventures In Missions is hosting a Missions Photo Contest this summer. The ultimate goal of the photo contest is highlight ‘ministry in action’. The winning photos will be published. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first – fifth place winners. More information is available online at www.adventures.orgDeadline for the contest: June 15th / July 31

Thursday, May 14, 2009

What a Deal at the Rescue Mission This Afternoon!

Contact Mike Foster
Phone: 723-1848 x 121

Winston-Salem Rescue Mission annual Customer Appreciation Day

Who: Winston-Salem Rescue Mission recognizes and thanks thrift store customers

What: Free hamburger lunch, in-store discounts and contest drawings

When: Thursday, May 14, 2009
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Where: Winston-Salem Rescue Mission parking lot – corner of 7th and Trade Streets

The Winston-Salem Rescue Mission thrift stores generate approximately 35% of the ministry’s annual operating revenue. The Customer Appreciation Day event is one way the ministry can show its appreciation for the community’s support. In addition to the free lunch, items will be greatly reduced from their already low price: 10% off appliances, bedroom suites, yard equipment and bedding / 25% off sofas, loveseats and chairs / 50% off clothes, books, cabinets, desks, end tables, dressers, chest and dinettes.

There will also be drawings for kid’s bikes and a gift certificate worth $200. Come join the hundreds that turn out for this event each year.

Thank you for your coverage and support of this and other Winston-Salem Rescue Mission projects and events.

For additional information, please contact Mike Foster at the WSRM.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The Eat Clean Diet

The proof is in the sugar-free, fat free pudding. Tosca Reno is a woman who went from a flabby 40 year old to a vital, strong and healthy body-builder and model for fitness magazines. She's written several books about her "Eat Clean Diet". For more information, visit

For local support:

New-r Bodies Fitness Center, Asheboro

Balanced Body, Winston Salem
Hope Nichols
Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer

Monday, May 11, 2009

Sound of Light

There are some awesome things happening for teens and young adults at "Sound of Light", heard on WBFJ on Saturday nights from 10-Midnight. For more information, visit

Cookin' with Bacon

Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Napoleon with Flash Fried Prawns

Recipe By :Jeff Bacon CEC CCA AAC
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :1:00
Categories : Seafood; Appetizers

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
6 each jumbo shrimp -- u-12
3 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons corn starch
3 each roma tomato -- sliced 1/4" thick
1 pound mozzarella cheese -- fresh in ball
2 each lemon
3 each bread slices -- thick italian
1 tablespoon fresh basil -- julienne
6 tablespoons Alfredo sauce
6 tablespoons balsamic Glaze
1 teaspoon parsley -- chopped
3 pinches salt and pepper -- to taste
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup canola oil -- for frying
1/2 teaspoon sugar

Slice tomatoes add salt and pepper and basil

Slice mozzarella, use cutter to make perfect rounds about
the same size as the tomato slices

Cut bread into same size rounds and drizzle with
olive oil and toast lightly

Make Alfredo or use pre-made

Make Balsamic Glaze or use bottled

Stack Napoleons bread first then tomato then cheese,
repeat until each stack is three layers high.
Align so that the stacks are very straight.

Peel and de-vein prawns (large shrimp)

Mix flour and corn starch together and add a
pinch of salt and pepper

Dust prawns in flour starch mix and then heat canola
or peanut oil for frying to 350 F.

Peel lemon and cut segments out of membrane.
Chop lemon segments.

Add a pinch of salt and pepper and the sugar to segments

Add parsley to segments just before service

Fry shrimp 3-4 minutes. Remove to a blotter

While shrimp are frying, top each stack with
1 TBSP of Alfredo and place stacks on a pan
and bake at 400 for about 5-8 minutes

Place baked stacks on a medium white plate and top
with one shrimp.

Place 1/2 - 1 tsp of lemon segment mixture on top of each stack

Drizzle with balsamic glaze, making some decorative swirls
on plate as you do so.

NOTES : you will need a round cutter like a biscuit cutter that is
similar in diameter to your roma tomatoes

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Sunday, May 03, 2009

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