Valentine's Day is fast approaching and we're here to help with cost-conscious suggestions.
Have you been putting off shopping or planning for Valentine’s Day? Maybe you have been waiting because you are not sure what to buy? Are you on a tight budget? A perpetual procrastinator? Well, whatever your reason may be, you can relax a little. There are still plenty of gifts and ideas out there for the cost conscious. However, this is the time to get out there and shop.
Led by three fifth-graders, Rockland students make and send valentines for soldiers overseas.
This Valentine’s Day, thanks to the students at Rockland Elementary School, our American troops abroad will receive valentine cards, snacks, treats, and mini American flags, all made and packaged by the student body. “My mom is working in the navy,” says Alex Thompson, one of the fifth-graders who led the effort. “She might go away for a year to Iraq. She has a lot of friends over there.” The list of men and women who will receive the homemade valentine gifts was generated by Rockland students from all grade levels. “My friend’s brother is over there,” says Hannah Walsh, another fifth-grade leader. “They don’t get to see their families for Valentine’s Day.” This is the second year the school has hosted the event. Danya Greenberg, a …