The latest about the emerging Manhattan Project National Historical Park will be presented during the Feb. 9 meeting of Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association.
Colin D. Colverson, an attorney from the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operation’s Office of the Chief Counsel, will discuss progress of the park at the session, which will start at 7 p.m. in Wildcat Den of Midtown Community Center/ORHPA Building at Oak Ridge Turnpike and Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge.
25 Years Ago
Scherenschnitte was experiencing a revival in the craft world. Pat Mynatt taught a class for Kingston and another for Harriman Community Education. Literally translated the German word scherenschnitte means “scissor cutting or snipping,” the cutting of paper into decorations. The art of paper cutting is such an old and widely crafted form that it is hard to put a beginning date to it.
By Ellen Probert Williamson In some parts of the world the holidays are not yet over.
The Chinese celebrate the New Year according to the lunar year which is based on the waxing and waning of the moon.
Because the moon cycles take about 354 days rather than 365 days, the Chinese New Year’s Day occurs somewhere between Jan. 20 and Feb. 20 at the inception of the second new moon after Dec. 22, the winter solstice.
Professional Project Services Inc. — or Pro2Serve — is once again the largest corporate contributor to the Roane County United Way’s annual fundraising campaign.
Pro2Serve’s 2012 corporate campaign contribution of $22,756 matched employee contributions on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
When combined with $2,371.93 raised by employees through special events that included a taco bar and chili cookoff, $51,883.93 was contributed to Roane County United Way by Pro2Serve and its employees.