Belleview News and Announcements

  • Earth Talk: Food Waste and Composting

    Dear EarthTalk: I’d like to get into turning my food waste into compost for my garden, but I don’t want a stinky pile of table scraps lingering in a pail in my kitchen or backyard. Are there any new high-tech ways to expedite the process? -- B.A. Comp...

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  • Earth Talk: What new in eco-friendly light bulbs?

    Dear EarthTalk: What new in eco-friendly light bulbs? Is it true that incandescent bulbs are back in a much more efficient form? -- B.B. The consumer landscape for light bulbs in the U.S. changed drastically in 2007 when Congress passed the Energy Independenc...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: DoSomething.org Helps Kids Get Involved

    Don’t just sit there. Do Something! Does that sound familiar? Maybe something your Mom or Dad said when you were spending too much time in the house or in front of the television on a nice day? DoSomething.org is a unique nonprofit organization that seeks to harness the en...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Parrots for Patriots Helps Veterans

    Polly want a cracker? How about Polly want a loving home with a veteran? Parrots for Patriots is an organization that works with the Department of Veterans Affairs to match veterans with parrots and other birds up for adoption. A parrot can be a wonderful companion. They do ...

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  • Earth Talk: The Trump presidency and the environment

    Dear EarthTalk: What are environmentalists doing to prepare for a Trump presidency? -- R.E. Many different interest groups are worried about what Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the White House will mean for their causes, but perhaps none are as concerned ...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: It's Polar Bear Plunge Season!

    What do polar bears have to do with fundraising? Nothing, unless the polar bears are really people who brave the frigid ocean waters to raise money for charity. Polar bear plunges are a tradition in parts of the world, like in Canada, The Netherlands and the UK where it ...

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  • Teacher Welcomes 4th Grade Students With a Song

    If you're a kid and you hear someone say “having fun can be cool when we’re following the rules,” your first reaction might be to roll your eyes in disbelief, but not when the words are lyrics from a catchy song created by your new fourth grade teacher! Dwayne Reed...

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  • Sophia Sawyer And School Mates Support Monarch Butterflies

    You have probably seen or heard reports about the decline of the honey bee and the effect that has on the environment. One study suggests we have the honey bee to thank for every one in three bites of food we consume, but other insects and pollinators are in decline as well,...

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  • Timberline Farm’s Annual Corn Maze Festival

    From: Timberline Farm

    Belleview, FL---Timberline Farm’s  6th Annual Corn Maze Festival is back! This October stop by the Farm, where the entire family can enjoy music, pony rides, face painting, food and craft vendors and experience some ole country charm. The farm is open to the public from O...

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  • Rooftops Newsletter: What a Waste University

    It's that time of year again. School days are almost upon us. It is time to start thinking about lining up supplies and choosing classes. It's that time – when the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger will open the virtual doors of our new online What A Waste Univ...

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