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Halloween

VP Trish: Fall Season Fun

When I was younger, I hated fall. I realized that the colors were beautiful, but that is because everything is dying. Now, I appreciate every single day! I have always enjoyed decorating for everything but now, I have my little helper. Look at the fabulous job Ryanna did in our front yard (photos below)! John did okay too with the inflatables.

Fall brings lots of fun – football, school, Halloween, visits to farms for pumpkin picking and hayrides, Thanksgiving, baking, cooler temperatures (just to name a few). More blessings!

It also is time for the Nests to receive forms from the National Office regarding their Nest. This information is very important for our tax-exempt status. This year, the forms will be handled electronically. The Nest President will receive an email and a link for you to submit the forms. Hopefully, this will slim line the process and encourage more Nests to participate.

The dues rosters will be going out (via the US postal service) to all the Nests before Halloween. If the National Office does not collect your dues, hold on to the roster. This will provide standing status for all your Members. If the National Office does collect, keep one roster for the Nest and return the other one with the forms needed so that the billing is done correctly.

Hope you get visits from lots of little ghosts and goblins! We don’t get any visitors, so John and I will be attending the Buffalo Bills football game that day with the folks from Nest 610.

Czolem!

VP Trish: Halloween!

I am losing my mind finishing up my four-year report; I thought it was finished last week but I was mistaken.

Our house is decorated for Halloween with help from Ryanna and John. I enjoy decorating for Halloween; I think a lot of it is due to the fact that I haven’t decorated for months. I mean I work in the yard, flowers and so on, but as far as a Holiday, it has been months.

My theme is usually the cute one with jack-o-lanterns, mums and such. But this year, we added Lucille and some poor guy trying to get out of my basement!

Not sure about trick or treating, but businesses are stepping up to the plate. There is a local restaurant who gave out treat bags for Easter, so I am sure they will do the same for Halloween. Lowe’s is having a drive through curbside (one must register ahead of time), and the Pittsburgh Zoo is having a drive through event (must purchase tickets online early).

Regardless of how we celebrate, Halloween will be another fun day! I think I am going to introduce the kids to bobbing for apples!

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Keep safe! Wash those hands, taking as much time as it does to sing Sto Lat twice!!!