Monthly Archives: November 2012

Christmas at Kensington

Here’s another quick reminder that the Fantasy of Lights 2012 will open at 6 p.m. on December 1.  Following a brief program featuring a performance by the Kingsbury Elementary Knights Choir, Mayor McElveen and Colonel Clay Hall of the 20th … Continue reading

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Irresistibly Contagious

“…There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.” –Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol  “Marley was dead: to begin with.”  So begins the Christmas story that has been enjoyed by millions for more than 160 years.  … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

Flexibility is the key.  Both at home and in the workplace, becoming increasingly flexible is a challenge that we all face.  Schedules are tighter, work and family require more time, and sometimes it seems that there simply aren’t enough hours … Continue reading

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Gifts That Keep on Giving

I was in the mall earlier this week and the door had not even closed behind me before I was reminded—holiday shopping madness is upon us!  We all look forward to this season of giving and spending time with our … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Festival Brochure Online Now!

Last week, we brought you a preview of Sumter’s many community holiday celebrations.  Well, now the full scoop is here.  As one of our managers said recently, “I knew we had a lot going on, but I had no idea … Continue reading

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The Happiest Season

Two weeks from today!  2012 has been a busy year; it seems have gone by so fast that I can’t quite believe we are this close to Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holidays. Here at Swan Lake Iris Gardens, … Continue reading

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Downtown Friday Nights, Continued…

I’ve said it before—2012 has seen a lot of changes in the heart of our city.  But the most talked-about and the most successful has to have been the new Downtown Friday Nights series, featuring live music and movies in the … Continue reading

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