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by ANDREA ROWLAND | November 19, 2004
andrear@herald-mail.com Are hungry teenagers making your family's food bills bulge? Smart meal and snack planning and shopping can help families stick to reasonable grocery budgets, experts said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's four-prong food budget plan - which includes thrifty, low-cost, moderate and liberal weekly and monthly food budgets - breaks the average cost of meals and snacks purchased at stores and prepared at home into age and gender groups. Monthly food budget costs include: ยท $125.
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NEWS
February 5, 2004
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NEWS
November 5, 2002
Students at Greenbriar Elementary School are asking for community support as they continue to collect canned food for people in need. The Harvest for the Hungry "Kids Helping Kids" food drive, which benefits local food banks, continues at the school through Friday. Last year, students at more than 300 schools throughout Maryland collected more than 343,000 pounds of food. This year's goal is 500,000 pounds of food. Organizers ask that donors take nonperishable food items to Greenbriar Elementary.
NEWS
by Lynn F. Little | May 29, 2002
Spring is here! Along with the many wonders of spring comes the dubious task of spring-cleaning. Whether you're spring-cleaning is a top to bottom thorough cleaning or just a light cleaning, be sure to include your kitchen cupboards, the refrigerator and the freezer. In cupboards and pantries: -- Organize your canned goods and other non-perishable foods so that the older products are in front. Check expiration and use-by dates and discard any food that has expired or is past its prime.
NEWS
August 8, 2000
Suns sponsoring canned food drive This Friday, the Hagerstown Suns will be holding their annual canned food drive to benefit Food Resources Inc. And Suns' fans who bring canned food items to the 7:05 p.m. game with the Hickory Crawdads will only have to pay $1 for general admission seating at Municipal Stadium. Food Resources operates a 10,000 square foot warehouse in Hagerstown from which other charitable organizations in Frederick and Washington counties can obtain food for their feeding programs for low income citizens.
NEWS
December 14, 1999
North Hagerstown High School's canned food drive ended on a high note Friday. Students who started the drive on Nov. 15 hoped to collect 3,000 nonperishable food items for distribution to area families through Food Resources Inc., said Student Coordinator Katie Buchenroth. The more than 75 participating students had collected 7,200 cans of food by the time the drive ended Dec. 10, Buchenroth said.
NEWS
December 8, 1998
Canned and nonperishable food items will be collected this Sunday at the Maryland Symphony Orchestra's 11th annual holiday concert at the Maryland Theatre, beginning at 3 p.m. The effort by Food Resources Inc. is intended to increase the amount of food that will be available this holiday season for the needy in Washington County. Wolf Furniture on Leitersburg Pike is holding a Christmas tree decorating contest to benefit Food Resources. Through Dec. 22, customers may vote for their favorite tree using nonperishable foods as "ballots," which will go to the regional nonprofit food warehouse, according to Brad Sell, Food Resources Inc. executive director.
NEWS
November 6, 1998
To Allegheny Power and the many local volunteers of Kids Voting, an organization which aims to convince youngsters early on that voting is an important civic duty. To Terry Talbert, who served The Herald-Mail for more than 30 years as a reporter, editor, and columnist. Her humorous columns on her oddball experiences with family and pets have tickled our funny bone for years. To all who've donated the annual Bags of Plenty food drive for Washington County. For those who haven't, most large local markets will take canned food for the needy until Nov. 23. To the members of Christ's Reformed Church on Hagerstown's West Franklin Street, for sharing their place of worship for 15 months with Ebenezer A.M.E.
NEWS
December 10, 1997
Clubs The Grille at Park Circle Park Circle Hagerstown Sat. - Jr. Cline and the Recliners, R&B 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. no cover Venice Inn Dual Highway Hagerstown 301-797-1122 Fri. and Sat. - Vogue, top 40 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. no cover Col. Murphy's Saloon Center Square Mercersburg, Pa. 1-717-328-5090 Sat. - Inca Campers, modern rock 9 p.m. to...
NEWS
October 19, 1997
FREDERICK, Md. - The first Frederick Blues Festival is planned for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Baker Park bandshell. The blues fest supports Heartly House, a Frederick charity assisting victims of domestic violence. Admission is free, but everyone is encouraged to bring a canned food item. Six popular blues bands are scheduled to appear: 2Blue Ensemble, Blue Steele, BG and the Mojo Hands, Automatic Slim and His Band, the Janine Wilson Band and Duffy Kane.
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