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Quote for today… “That’s why it has to be a nonprofit, because a nonprofit is required to take monies it receives and use them for the purposes for which it’s chartered by the government. It can’t be pocketed.” – Mitch Kapor
[EDITOR'S NOTE: That was then, Mitch.]
- Here’s the lead sentence from an article appearing at MyColumbiaNews: “The Historic Columbia Market House is besieged by allegations of mismanagement, miscommunication, computer hacking and harassment.”
- War for the sake of war, an opinion: “Empires Then and Now”
- Another blogger, Wendy, visits THE – WendyVee’s Roadside Wonders
- “Join us for the ‘Last Dinner on the Titanic’ fundraiser event! This special event will take place April 14th 2012, from 7 PM until midnight. Take a journey back in time to an Edwardian world of strict class distinctions, obsession with etiquette and fashion and the era’s love of fine food. Now booking passage to attend ‘Last Dinner on the Titanic’ being held at the National Watch & Clock Museum, 514 Poplar Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania on the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic‘s maiden voyage. The evening will be a white tie affair featuring a sumptuous 7-course dinner from the kitchens of the historic Accomac Inn. Throughout the evening you will be entertained by the 5-piece White Star Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Austin Hartman playing compositions by Strauss,Tchaikovsky and other music of the day. To confirm your reservation for our fundraiser event, telephone the Columbia Downtown Development Committee at 717.684.0651. Tickets are $150. each. Champagne, wine or beer is included with admission.” – Press Release
- Introduction to art gives new lease to kids in trouble: “Bringing hopeful images to dull walls” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “The pursuit of The Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com began in October with an unsolicited offer by two businessmen with South Jersey roots, Lewis Katz and George E. Norcross III. It ended Read the rest of this entry »