We`ve had some difficult times around here as a result of hurricanes in the past, but nothing like what those folks in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama are going through now.
We couldn`t have done it without them. They had their own life experience they were bringing with them, many of whom lost everything '“ their homes, their jobs. They truly could empathize and relate to the other evacuees.
The Red Cross officials were telling people not to just show up there to help-probably because they were trying to evacuate people and didn`t want others coming in,
We cannot physically be there to help our fellow nurses so we offer this Labor Day `Labor of Love` challenge in an effort to do what we can to help.
Escaped debris burning continues to be the leading cause of wildfires in this area. Blowing sparks and embers from debris fires can ignite dry grass, and irresponsible equipment use can also lead to wildfires if dry weather prevails.
We`re spending billions of dollars on a country that doesn`t want us there.
We got together this morning (Wednesday) at the hospital and Geanene Marshall, who has been very instrumental in getting the effort organized, suggested the Labor of Love idea. We started calling radio stations and other hospitals. We`ve tried to reach as many people as we could. We even faxed a copy to the North Carolina Nurses Association.
Escaped debris burning continues to be the leading cause of wildfires in this area, ... Blowing sparks and embers from debris fires can ignite dry grass, and irresponsible equipment use can also lead to wildfires if dry weather prevails.
Over the twenty two years that I have lived here, I have watched forestry operations open the canopy destroying moist forest understorey,
He was coming real fast. It was like he wouldn`t stop or he couldn`t stop or wouldn`t stop. I don`t know which one. Everybody was trying to get out of the way but he was coming too fast.