May 1, 2016

Quote of the Week

“Pride of opinion has been responsible for the downfall
of more men on Wall Street than any other factor."

~ Charles Dow (invented the Dow Jones Industrial Average)

 

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town
after May 22nd? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com

Events

Beyond the Easel with Sheila Davis
Mon May 9 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Professional Development for Visual Artists with Sheila Davis   Monday, May 9, 2016 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Are you ready to take the next step as an artist? We are pleased to have Sheila Davis join us this evening to talk about professiona...

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Start the Week Right With a Zumba Weekly Class
Mon May 9 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join a weekly Zumba® classes, weekly Latin-inspired dance-fitness party. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bottl...

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A Tribute to Elvis in Concert
Mon May 9 / 8:00pm

THE MOST ANTICIPATED ELVIS EVENT OF THE YEAR RETURNS! Mark your calendars! Paquette Productions is proud to announce the return of the most anticipated Elvis event of the year, 'A Tribute to Elvis in Concert' featuring two of the worlds most coveted...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue May 10 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com. A diverse g...

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Social Skills for Children with Autism, a program at the Central Library
Tue May 10 / 7:00pm - 7:45pm

The Richmond Hill Library is hosting a new social skills program for children with autism in which a customized program will be created and implemented for each child. In partnership with Connecting Stars, a Senior Therapist will prepare an individu...

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Weaving for Beginners, at the Burr House. 4 Evening Workshop
Tue May 10 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Weaving has a reputation for promoting serenity and a sense of accomplishment. Anyone can learn to weave in this program. Are you a beginner weaver? An experienced instructor will guide you through the weaving process and loom setup. Elements of de...

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Container Gardening: Less Room, More Bloom!
Tue May 10 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Love to garden? Short on space? Tired of weeds? Container gardening is the answer. Come out and learn everything from simple containers to sophisticated growing systems that will make your balcony or deck the envy of the neighbourhood. Speaker: Ken...

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Monthly Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed May 11 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Walking is very important to all of us, and maybe the only form of exercise in which many of us participate. For this reason, proper foot care is very important.The foot care team - all nurses with specialized training - will, in a clinic setting:&b...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed May 11 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Longevity Exercises Course - Combining Foot Reflexology & Taoist Body Movements
Wed May 11 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

EXERCISES for your Body and Brain! Do you have less energy as you are growing older?  Are your reflexes and memory declining? Are your joints getting stiffer and less flexible? Gain more energy, flexibility and mental clarity These powe...

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Wed May 11 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for people (francophones to beginners) looking to exercise their French language conversation skills. The meetings are unstructured and depend on the initiative of the participants. Francophone...

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Beautiful Native Plants: Less Work, Less Water
Wed May 11 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a fascinating presentation and outdoor tour. Learn about the inspiring diversity and practical benefits of native plants. After just 90 minutes, you will have the know-how to create your own natural garden oasis. Participants will receive...

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Canada 150. Public meeting. Consider getting involved
Wed May 11 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Take part in Richmond Hill's Canada 150 events! In 2017 Canad will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation and Richmond Hill would like you to join them in planning our community events. Canada 150 is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for all...

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Songwriters Open Mic at Yogi's Bar and Grill
Wed May 11 / 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Looking for a regular gathering place to share original compositions, try new material, and hang out, network with other local songwriters, as well as enjoy live songwriters in performance? The format is low key, “unplugged”, acoustic...

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Knowledge Makes ₵ents - Financial Literacy Workshop for Parents - AllowanceMatters
Thu May 12 / 9:30am - 10:30am

AllowanceMatters For parents. Offered on Thursday May 12 @ 9:30AM-10:30AM Learn why allowances are important for your children.  This workshop will explain Knowledge Makes Cents’ effective AllowanceMatters system. No worries if you disli...

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Math is Fun. Parenting Workshop at the Central Library
Thu May 12 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join York Region Early Literacy Specialist, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez for an evening of information, discussion and hands on activities.This workshop is designed to provide families with children (0-6years old) ideas for fun to enhance early learning. N...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu May 12 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

True Confidence & Freedom from InsecurityWe all want to be happy and secure in ourselves but often base our confidence on superficial things that change and let us down. True confidence is a state of mind that can be cultivated by practising medi...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class ~ held at Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts
Thu May 12 / 7:15pm - 8:30pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized and peace...

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Let Your Yoga Dance Workshop
Thu May 12 / 8:00pm - 9:15pm

Let's dance into spring with a series of LET YOUR YOGA DANCE WORKSHOPS, being offered at the Schwartz-Reisman Centre. Let Your Yoga Dance® combines the spirit of yoga, innovative dance experiences, and moving meditation with dynamic music to lib...

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Burr House Spinners and Weavers guild presents "Lyrical Threads Show & Sale"
Fri May 6 - Sun May 8

This exhibition is both a celebration of textiles and a celebration of poetry. The task for the artist was to create a textile inspired by their favourite poem. Show runs April 2 – May 29 April – Saturday and Sundays 12:30 -4:30 May...

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Burr House Spinners and Weavers guild presents "Lyrical Threads Show & Sale"
Fri May 13 - Sun May 15

This exhibition is both a celebration of textiles and a celebration of poetry. The task for the artist was to create a textile inspired by their favourite poem. Show runs April 2 – May 29 April – Saturday and Sundays 12:30 -4:30 May...

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Euchre Night! Come Have Fun! Organized by the Richvale Lioness Club
Fri May 13 / 7:30pm

Euchre Night hosted by the Richvale Lioness Club. • Prizes• Snacks• Everyone welcome Admission $5.00 Proceeds to community support. Want more information? Please call Lioness June 905-770-9187...

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Saturday Moring at the Village Market. A good thing to do!
Sat May 14 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop fo...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Pancake Breakfast
Sat May 14 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Consider inviting some friends. These pancake breakfasts are monthly events with a break in the summer. Cost: Adu...

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Doors Open Richmond Hill
Sat May 14 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

In 2002, the Ontario Heritage Trust - the Province’s lead heritage agency - launched Doors Open Ontario, the first province-wide event of its kind in Canada. Throughout the Province, there is a growing pride in heritage. Communities boast of th...

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National Public Works Week Open House - May 14, 2016
Sat May 14 / 10:00am - 2:30pm

Come out to learn about the services Public Works staff provide and how they're improving connections in our environment. Your whole family will also enjoy activities, including:Equipment and Trucks: Climb up and feel what it’s like to sit in t...

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Facebook for Beginners. Taught at the Central Library
Sat May 14 / 11:00am - 12:30pm

Learn how to share news, photos, etc. with family & friends on Facebook.   Free, drop in program! No need to register.   Age group: 18 years and older. Go to the 2nd floor at Central Library....

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'Paint the Town' at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat May 14 / 11:00am - Sun May 15 / 5:00pm

Richmond Hill Group of Artists present Paint The Town! Saturday, May 14th – Sunday, May 15th 11am – 5 pm Mill Pond Gallery, Richmond Hill   Richmond’s Hill’s unique homes, buildings and historical sites have made a r...

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A Special Health Fair, at St. Mary's Immaculate
Sat May 14 / 12:00pm - 3:30pm

A health fair is being held to celebrate International Awareness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Numerous vendors covering a wide range of health services for the general publi...

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Lego Block Party at the Oak Ridges Moraine Library. Ages 7 to 12.
Sat May 14 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine and share their stories with each other. The Library supplies the Lego for this program. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room.Admission: FR...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun May 15 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Sun May 15 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Finding Stillness Within | 4-week series In this series we we explore ancient wisdom for the modern world by looking at the teachings on the Four Noble Truths. Buddha’s very first teaching is as relevant, vibrant, and alive today as it was whe...

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Spring Open House at Brookside Court, with a little springtime gardening.
Sun May 15 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come and experience what retirement living is all about.You can enjoy a little gardening, meet our friendly staff and residents and enjoy some seasonally inspired refreshments.Visit www.reveraliving.com/openhouse  for more information...

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Rustic Spring Tea Party ~ a Mother & Daughter Tea
Sun May 15 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm

All grandmothers, all mothers, all daughters, all women are welcome!! Bring your own tea cup!! Tea will be served in the North West Barn - future home of Summit Community Church Please RSVP to women@summitcommunity.ca...

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CNIB Technology and Information Fair
Mon May 16 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Are you or someone you know experiencing vision loss? Come learn about CNIB programs and services, various eye conditions and check out the latest technology for people who are blind or partially sighted at the CNIB York Region Technology and Inform...

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The Reel Thing Movie Series
Mon May 16 / 7:00pm

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country's best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lin...

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Start the Week Right With a Zumba Weekly Class
Mon May 16 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join a weekly Zumba® classes, weekly Latin-inspired dance-fitness party. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bottl...

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Feeding of the 500,000: King Edward VII's Coronation Dinner for the Poor. Historical Society Meeting
Mon May 16 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has been having their May meetings focus on the Royalty. Their members Kevin Dark & Norman McMullen will present some stories and artifacts from the McMullen/Dark Collection of Royal Commemoratives. The them...

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Connecting the Community. With a short talk by Godwin Chan on the subway extension.
Tue May 17 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com. A diverse g...

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You Are Never Given A Problem You Can't Solve By Dr. Paul Meschino
Tue May 17 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

According to ancient prophecies, there are four major trials everyone must face. Join Dr. Paul Meschino as he shares the wisdom hidden in these ancient writings, and learn how to pass the trials and tribulations of life. It is the newest understandin...

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Social Skills for Children with Autism, a program at the Central Library
Tue May 17 / 7:00pm - 7:45pm

The Richmond Hill Library is hosting a new social skills program for children with autism in which a customized program will be created and implemented for each child. In partnership with Connecting Stars, a Senior Therapist will prepare an individu...

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The Launch of the 2016-17 Season at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Tue May 17 / 7:00pm

You are invited for a first look! Come see what shows will appear on stage at RHCPA. Lobby doors open - 7:00 pm 2016-17 Season Launch - 7:30 pm Dessert Reception: 8:15 pm All invited.  Please RSVP to marketing@rhcentre.ca...

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York Region Parrot Club Monthly Meeting - Chop Night
Tue May 17 / 7:00pm

Back by popular demand, the Parrot Club members will be making chop again! Bring your cutting boards, a knife and be prepared to have a fun filled night making tasty food for our birds! For more information please see their web site www.yorkregionp...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Wed May 18 / 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Health and Wellness Fair-2016 "A Passport on TIPS for Healthy Living"
Wed May 18 / 12:00pm - 3:00pm

St. Matthew's United Church presents a fun filled event that provides an opportunity for participants in the community to improve their individual health of mind, body, & spirit, through new learning that is: Experiential Informative Life Ch...

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Songwriters Open Mic at Yogi's Bar and Grill
Wed May 18 / 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Looking for a regular gathering place to share original compositions, try new material, and hang out, network with other local songwriters, as well as enjoy live songwriters in performance? The format is low key, “unplugged”, acoustic ba...

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Speaker Box - a poetry & open mic night. At Falcon & Firkin
Wed May 18 / 6:30pm

What is a Poetry Slam? It's a spoken word competition in which poets recite original work to garner the highest score from the randomly chosen audience judges. Each round you are given 3 minutes to deliver your best performance. Highest scoring poet...

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Knowledge Makes ₵ents - Financial Literacy Workshop for Parents - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? #1
Thu May 19 / 9:30am - 10:30am

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? - Part 1 For parents. Offered on Thursday May 19 @ 9:30AM-10:30AM From a very young age, your children are observing your money habits – both good and bad! So what should you do at home to help your children form...

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Meditation classes with Rose Hirano from the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centre Canada.
Thu May 19 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Secrets to HappinessHappiness is a state of mind and something we can train in. Learn profound methods to transform all problems into the very means for experiencing love, joy, compassion and wisdom. Through ancient practices we can increase our...

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Burr House Spinners and Weavers guild presents "Lyrical Threads Show & Sale"
Fri May 20 - Sun May 22

This exhibition is both a celebration of textiles and a celebration of poetry. The task for the artist was to create a textile inspired by their favourite poem. Show runs April 2 – May 29 April – Saturday and Sundays 12:30 -4:30 May...

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ClutterBugs Charity Garage Sale, supporting We Can Change the World Day & Cystic Fibrosis
Sat May 21 / 8:00am - 12:00pm

Come out to find some real bargains at this Charity Garage Sale organized by this Richmond Hill based business, ClutterBugs, a professional declutters.• Proceeds going to We can Change the World Day and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.• Enjoy so...

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Saturday Morning at the Village Market. A good thing to do this holiday weekend!
Sat May 21 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop fo...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat May 21 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including a Computer Information/Assistance Session on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at the McConaghy Centre. The Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunte...

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Spring Fling at the Mill Pond Gallery
Sat May 21 / 11:00am - Mon May 23 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists are celebrating the return of Spring with a member group show and sale. We are filling our gallery walls with a riot of colour. Artwork will include a variety of medium, theme and style. A feature wall of Florals w...

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Farmer's Market at Hillcrest
Sun May 22 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Farmer's Market has now started back at Hillcrest Mall. Many local farmers and other vendors will set up their stalls on Wednesday and Sunday. They will start the season near Carrville Road...

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Essential Oils Introductory Experience with Sandra Corrado ~ "Essential Oils and Greening Your Home"
Sun May 22 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come out for an Essential Oils Introductory Experience! Energize, relax, rejuvenate, refresh, invigorate, clean, empower, and more. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for many applications. Explore Young Living’s Everyday Es...

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Good Information to Know

OnRichmondhill.com's Connecting the Community riding Big Bike to support Heart & Stroke Foundation

OnRichmondhill.com supports the Heart & Stroke Foundation - the money for research, the great advice for those living with heart disease, the lobbying of the government to amend policies to support a healthier community. OnRichmondhill.com does...

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The A, B, Cs of An About Us Page That Converts

This 'Good Information to Know' was presented by  the small business content developers at Staples BizLaunch.com Every small business has a web page. And with every web page there is the obligatory About Us page. This is often the place that sm...

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Personal health insurance: for small business, self employed, on contract, seasonal worker, retired

*This "Good Information to Know" was provided to OnRichmondhill.com by Sun Life Financial There are many independent business people who are not eligible for employee benefits. Instead, when it comes to dental bills, drug expenses, and an assortment...

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Unleash Your Inner Composer! York Region Chamber Music searches for new melodies

York Region Chamber Music’s upcoming concert promises to be a fresh musical experience. So fresh, the music hasn’t been written yet and they need your help!York Region Chamber Music is collecting 4 to 8 measure melodies from the York Regi...

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Painting Exterior Brick. Some considerations by Five Star Painting

Many people shudder at the mention of painting exterior brick. Nonetheless, painting exterior brick that has become tired or worn can be the right design choice in many of situations. Painted brick walls can completely transform once drab red or yell...

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Care for the Caregiver

"There are only four kinds of people in this world, those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, who will be caregivers, those who will need caregivers.”  ~ Rosalynn Carter. The role of a caregiver is very demanding...

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