Temple Beth David, of Spring Hill, announces the “Yad” project. Yad means hand in Hebrew. The synagogue is reaching out to lend a hand to individuals and families that do not have access to a synagogue.
The United Methodist Church of Chiefland organized a food sampling event Saturday, Jan. 25, to raise money for Stop Hunger Now, an organization aiming to feed the hungry in Haiti and the Phillipines.
More than a dozen businesses and individuals prepared foods from around the world for sampling. The items offered included barbecue, egg rolls and pork wontons, a variety of breads, a Phillipine chicken and rice dish, New Orleans red beans and rice, onion soup, Greek salad and much more.
There also had a silent and live auction of donated items.
For many of us, the beginning of a new year always brings resolve to do something new or different. Whether it is eating healthier, getting more exercise, quitting the use of tobacco, the new year brings opportunities to start anew.