Bloggers, Honors, Strollers and Wolves

Check out Friday's list of interesting tidbits to start your day.

1. Thank your school counselors

Today is the last day of National School Counseling Week. This year's theme is "School Counselors: Helping Students Be Brilliant." Let them know you appreciate all that they do for you!

2.  Welcome new blogger: Energize!

Yesterday we posted a by Heather Rae of Energize Bedford, who offered the scoop on new financing options for homeowners who want to get an energy savings project started. If you want to blog, let us know! We welcome any point of view that is relevant to the community: 

  • Musicians, Live Music Fans, Audiophiles and Artists
  • Parents, High School Students, Teachers and Professors
  • Bartenders, Baristas and Foodies
  • Fashion Experts, Stylists, Crafters and Do-it-Yourselfers
  • Volunteers and Nonprofit Workers
  • Health and Fitness Experts
  • Local Sports Fans, Athletics Coaches and Directors
  • PTA-ers and Scout Leaders
  • Librarians

Sign up here.

3. Stroller Tours at KMA

New parents, grandparents, and caregivers are invited to join the group of cultural enthusiasts at Stroller Tours, an original series of exhibition tours specially designed for adults with children under 18 months old. Following light breakfast snacks provided by Bedford Village Pastry, participants are invited to join an interactive tour and engage in exhibition-focused discussions and art activities inspired by the Museum’s 2012 Tri-State Juried Exhibition, Art to the Point. Tours are free for KMA members, $5 for non-members, and do not require registration.

4. Check out the Wolf Conservation Center

offers a number of interesting events - this weekend and beyond, for example, you can join naturalists for an opportunity to photograph Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa and Zephyr. The WCC sayd "perfect light and a fresh coat of winter fur on the wolves will make for exquisite photographs. Hot beverages will be offered in the woodstove-heated classroom." I just took my kids to the mythology of wolves session and they thought the stories we heard were interesting, but meeting the wolves upclose was even better.

5. Kudos to students making college honor lists

Skidmore College has announced students achieving honors:

Alexia Zarras, a member of the class of 2014. She is the daughter of Dean and Kirstin Zarras of Bedford.

Daniel Manson, a member of the class of 2015. He is the son of Mitch Manson of Bedford.

Ryan Clark, a member of the class of 2012. He is the son of Tim Clark of Katonah and Megan Clark of Cross River.

Robin Luongo, a member of the class of 2015. He is the son of Robert Gulian and Laurie Luongo of Katonah.

Zoe Gross, a member of the class of 2015. She is the daughter of Bill Gross and Alicia Condon of Katonah.

Term honors are awarded for a quality point ratio of 3.6 from a possible 4.0, for students who have completed 14 credit hours.


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