Millions of Americans across the country are beginning to receive their Economic Impact Payments, just one element of Congress’ expansive Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, better known as the CARES Act.
My Grandpa, Bill Moroney, has always been quick to tell me, “Be safe.” Nonetheless, Moroney was not one to follow his own advice at all times, “The neighbor kids often got a little rambunctious at times. I remember one time I got hit upside the head and got a half a dozen stitches,” he stated as he rubbed his forehead where the scar was.
The weekly town hall meeting was held Thursday, April 30, at 4:00 p.m. Nate Wyatt opened the question and answer formatted meeting with information on mental health, and though there was not a mental health professional in attendance, he referred listeners to the Flatwater bank website for resources where contact information is listed.
If you were to see a help wanted ad for someone who is “Caring, Compassionate, Kind, Reliable, Tireless, Knowledgeable, and Professional,” what job might you think you are applying for? Maybe the job description would include phrases like, “must understand brain development science, nutrition, child psychology, and have experience in physical education and music.” And that’s not to mention oftentimes being comfortable running a small business!
CLEANING CARTS: Peterson’s Supermarket has been going above and beyond to ensure the safety of their employees as well the patrons of the community. By taking advantage of equipment they already owned, the store is power washing carts and other equipment to reduce germ spread. “We are doing everything we can to keep people safe during this time,” stated Blaine Peterson, owner of the supermarket.