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Blinn theatre garners award nominations - Brenham Banner-Press
Blinn College students recognized for acting, stage management by Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival were Christopher Frey (Hempstead), Colleen Dougan (Brenham) and Kayla Kelly (Humble) were nominated for Irene Ryan Acting Awards and Jericka ...
Seasonal Temporary Jobs Help Workers Earn Cash and Find Permanent Positions - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) The holiday season helps put millions of people to work in jobs that may begin as temporary employment, but often turn into permanent employment, according to Express Employment Professionals, which having employed nearly 400,000 people in ...
It May Be Time To Have "The Talk" (Not That One) - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—If your family is among the approximately 80 million Americans currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents, you may want to rethink that. A conversation about end-of-life wishes can save families years of heartache ...
Energy Tips For Colder Weather - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Here’s news that may warm your heart-and your home. There’s now a new resource from the Eldercare Locator to help keep older adults safe and warm during the cold weather months. It’s a brochure called “Winter Warmth and Safety: Home ...
Six Vehicle Warning Signs Your Nose Can Notice - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—While most motorists are fond of what’s known as that “new car smell,” there are some other specific odors that motorists should also be aware of. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the ...
Morocco Urges New Approach To Development As Key To Security Strategy - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—At the United Nations General Assembly, one of America’s staunchest allies recently called for a new approach to helping developing countries achieve secure, sustainable economic and political stability. Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, in a ...
Alerting Struggling Homeowners To Mortgage Resources - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for homeowners who are having a tough time making their mortgage payments. There is a free federal program that just may have the solution, even if you’re not behind on your mortgage. The program—Making Home Affordable, or ...
Stamping Out Childhood Cancer A Footprint At A Time - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Although 42 children on average are diagnosed with cancer every day, the encouraging news is that the five-year survival rate is now nearly 90 percent. Nevertheless, to these children and their families, the 5 percent of government funding for ...
Tax Law Changes You Need To Know To Maximize Your Refund - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Although the U.S. federal tax code has undergone over 4,600 changes since 2001, most changes are unlikely to affect the average taxpayer. Unless you’re an accountant or tax lawyer, you don’t need to know the vast majority of tax law changes.
What You Need To Know About Taxes And Health Insurance - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—In the first year that most Americans were required to have health insurance, more than 8 million individuals got insurance through the federal or a state-sponsored marketplace. If you can count yourself among those 8 million plus with ...
Online Program Leads To Fast Weight - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Paul Hart, 26, a single father in Las Vegas, struggled with his weight for years. As he passed the 250-pound mark, Hart decided it was time for a change. He didn’t want to develop Type 2 diabetes like his parents and he wanted to be active and ...
Cold/Flu Meds Pose Risks For High Blood Pressure - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—If you have high blood pressure and purchase an over-the-counter (OTC) medication, you may be getting more than you bargained for. That’s the word from experts who caution that some medications taken over the counter can have a negative impact ...
Medication Safety Tips For Cold & Flu Season - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Every year, more than 126,000 hospitalizations and 17,000 deaths in the U.S. are due to overdose or overuse of acetaminophen and NSAIDs, which are present in many prescription or over-the-counter pain medications. During cold and flu season ...
In-Depth Study Reveals How To Identify Actively Managed Funds That Can Add Significant Value To Retirement Savings - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Looking at two key characteristics can help investors identify actively managed mutual funds that have outpaced index-focused investments over the past two decades, according to an in-depth study released by American Funds, whose parent company ...
8 ways to protect the value of your car this winter - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - Your car is one of your most prized possessions. It’s your road-trip partner, your chauffer each morning and your home away from home when you’re on the go. Because you depend on your car for so much, you want to protect and keep it running as ...