I'm very pleased to invite you to our annual Toys for Tots event. Over the years, my family and I have collected thousands of toys for kids in need. We love hosting this event.Read more
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I know this may not be the most important issue in the world, but I don't think it's right that Walmart and other stores are opening for Black Friday sales at 8pm on Thanksgiving night. Can't Thanksgiving just be a day where family and friends hang out, eat a great meal, watch some football and spend quality time together?
It is also very unfair to force employees at these stores to leave their families on Thanksgiving.
We live in such a fast-paced society. Many people are working long hours and cannot spend as much time as they would like with families, especially those with kids. I'm sure that American families need more time sitting around the dinner table and less time at shopping malls.Read more
A new year has just started, which means it is almost time for you to file income tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service is going to be watching for underpayments, which it estimates at around $450 billion per year. Article resource: Tax underpayment at $450 billion, says IRS
Waste not the only place cash is disappearing
Fiscal reform has been a rallying cry for several years and political figures love to wax stentorian about this. The Internal Revenue Service has stumbled across a possible trigger behind major shortfalls.Read more
The current tradition of camping out in front of shops on Thanksgiving night to be able to be the very first to get "Black Friday" discounts could be dropping its attraction for many Americans. A recent study shows that the turnout this year might be less than it has been in 3 years. Source of article: Black Friday holiday shopping may be losing its appeal
People are more cautious
A yearly online holiday buying survey was done by management consulting firm Accenture. The survey polled 500 consumers around the nation about their holiday shopping plans. Most buyers this season are not just looking for a steal. They want the smallest price on what they want.Janet Hoffman works in the Retail division at Accenture. As the managing director, she said:Read more
At the City of New Rochelle's 48th annual Thanksgiving Parade there was something for everyone. It proceeded down North Avenue from near Eastchester Road, turned left on Main Street. and ended at the Maple Avenue parking lot. There were bands, floats, military, school groups and a wide range of participants representing many different organizations and merchants. The Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Rochelle sponsored the event amid speculation that there would be no financing of parades next year by the City. State Senator Jeff Klein was also in the parade as a sponsor. The police officers on duty, including Fudge, stood patiently waiting for it to begin.Read more