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Red Ribbon cutting: Little Caesar’s

By Joyce Ervin A Red Ribbon Cutting Ceremony took place to welcome the opening of a Little Caesars Pizza Pizza place near the Kroger Co. in the mall on W. Main Street.  Lots of excitement beside the cutting of the ribbon took place. Owners, Sheena Plocharczyk and her father, Earl E. Gunnels, entertained guests, city […]

Take Steps to Boost Your Retirement Security

By Gwen Hodges To raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement, Congress has dedicated Oct. 21-27 as National Retirement Security Week. And the evidence shows that increasing this awareness is indeed important. Consider this: Some 50 percent of households are considered at risk of not having enough money to maintain their living standards […]

Financial Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

By Gwen Hodges If you are, or will be, a caregiver for elderly parents or another close family member living with Alzheimer’s disease, you may experience some emotional stress – but you also need to be aware of the financial issues involved and what actions you can take to help address them. You will find […]

Help Protect vulnerable Family Members from Scam Artists

By Gwen Hodges If you have older family members whose cognitive functions or decisionmaking abilities have declined, or who are lonely or recently widowed, you might need to help protect them against financial scams. What steps should you take? First of all, try to gain a good sense of their overall financial activity. Look for […]

RED RIBBON: Zilke Farm Kitchen

RED RIBBON: Zilke Farm Kitchen

By Joyce Ervin Zilke Farm Kitchen held their Grand Opening recently with a Red Ribbon Ceremony hosted by the Milan Area Chamber of Commerce. The event brought city officials chamber members and many well-wishers, causing Milan Mayor Dominic Hamden to comment it was the largest turn-out at such a ceremony. Tom and Vicki Zilke, owners […]