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Holiday Recipe Contest

Wow–a lot has happened this year. Many people, including me, feel a bit overwhelmed by all of the natural disasters as well as the man-made, intentional acts of destruction we’ve experienced this year. Though there is no sweeping our sadness under the carpet or ignoring the situations at hand, I do think it’s important that we try to find fun things to celebrate in an attempt to create balance in our lives and maintain optimism. Continue reading

The Spirit of Giving

The holidays are quickly approaching and while our focus turns to decorating, family gatherings, food and gift buying, many are also taken with the “spirit of giving–” a desire to give back to the community, the less fortunate and to nonprofits whose missions’ resonate with our hearts. While there are many worthy causes to give back to, here is our round-up of local opportunities to help spread some good cheer this holiday season: Continue reading

Nonprofits making a difference in the community

The Westchester, Playa and Marina area is full of a great nonprofits and volunteers that are working hard to make a difference in the community. With the holidays upon us, the HTN would like to highlight some of the organizations that work year-round to make a positive impact in other’s lives by offering services and help for those in need. Continue reading