Vote for Becky! NK’s own Becky Moniz is up for a Realtor Mag Good Neighbor Award for her work helping military families. Voting lasts through today, Sept. 25, and they let you vote daily. Here’s a link to the website. (Full disclosure, Becky advertises on NK Patch, but that doesn’t devalue her commitment and work for military families.)
Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
Flashlight and extra batteries
First aid kit
Whistle to signal for help
Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
Manual can opener for food
Cell phone with chargers, inverter or solar charger
Share your NKHS info: NK Patch has a community blog set up for any and all stories about North Kingstown High School, from sports pictures or stories to education milestones, to arts happenings. You can upload photos and stories once or on a regular basis. Here’s the link: http://northkingstown.patch.com/blogs/north-kingstown-high-school-news Contact Samantha Turner if you have questions (Samantha.Turner@patch.com).
On Thursday …
NK Farmers Market: The market takes place in the back of the Brown Street municipal parking lot, by the anchor, every Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. Check it out!
NK Book Club: First published in 1899, The Awakening by Kate Chopin shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity. The poignant, lyrical story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage, critics have praised it as a forerunner of the modern novel. Come to the NK Free Library for this book discussion at 5:30 p.m.Traveler’s Talks at Willett: The Willett Free Library holds Traveler's Talks today, with guest speaker Richard Fernie sharing his experiences of sailing around Cape Horn in 2002. This one-hour talk will feature photos and video from his journey. It’s free, but call ahead (401-294-2081) to reserve your spot!