Friday’s news items [TTF; Thanksgiving facts; solar?; local government awards & more] – 11/22/2019

“Turkey Testicle Festival” | You’ve still got time to get there. We went once and it’s expanded since then: “You won’t want to miss the biggest pre-Thanksgiving festivities in the midwest! Turkey Testicle Festival (TTF to the locals) gets the windows rattling at 11:00 AM the Wednesday before Thanksgiving with loads of live music!”

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“Nation Celebrates Its 399th Annual Feast | “Fun Facts about Thanksgiving … ”US Census Bureau

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Nominate someone | “Time is Running Out!  Submit Your Nominations for the 2020 Local Gov. AwardsDo you have local government leaders in your community who demonstrate exceptional dedication to improving public services? Each year, the Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence are presented to local government leaders who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to improving public services through innovative projects or initiatives in the above categories.”

Nation’s busiest National Guard Training installation | Cuts Energy Consumption By 37 Percent. Find out how solar and energy efficiency contributed. Watch this two minute video. Maybe an airstrip to a solar farm makes sense?

VA Information and Enrollment Fair | Nov 22, 2019 1-3 p.m.

  • Lancaster County VA Clinic, 212 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Suite 208, Willow Street, PA (Lancaster County).
  • Point of contact call 717-272-6621 ext. 4298
  • On-the-spot VA Health Care Enrollment*, Lebanon VAMC Outreach Team, Suicide Prevention, Indiantown Gap National Cemetery / National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Veterans Benefits Administration w/ VA Claims Assistance.
  • Veterans looking to apply should bring their DD 214s, 2018 tax return and 2018 out-of-pocket household medical expenses.

Text Alerts | Lancaster City is asking residents to sign up to receive “text notifications regarding snow emergencies, traffic detours, special events, changes to street sweeping and trash schedules and so on, the city said. Participants may receive up to four messages a week.” – article in LNP – Always Lancaster

Upcoming meetings notices | These upcoming open-to-the-public meetings [Zoning amendment hearing, on December 16, and Zoning hearing, on November 27] are elaborated here.

 

 

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