The gift of books was gathered and presented from one group of elementary students to another.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
When Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1106, which meets at Simpson Elementary School, decided to do a service project to promote literacy, they contacted Heart of America Foundation, which in turn got in touch with Norcross Elementary, recognizing a need for more reading materials there. The Peachtree Corners troop decided to set a goal of 30 books per Brownie, hoping to net a total of just over 300 books. On Fri. Nov. 4, the troop met Carolyn Lee, Parent Coordinator for the local school, out front with their donation of 875 books. The troop said that Lee was “amazed and thankful” for the donation, which surpassed expectations. “Every person at Norcross Elementary the girls encountered on their tour of the school was excited and thankful for …
Good, chocolate-y and easy to make. I’ve never met a brownie I didn’t like.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Carol Frey
Friday, September 9, 2011
Who doesn’t like brownies? Exactly...nobody. What’s not to like? They’re very quick and easy to make and they’re chocolate. End of story. Well, not completely the end of the story. You may be thinking brownies aren’t that quick to make but (true confessions here) I’m talking about making them from a mix. I have made brownies from scratch and even though I’m a cookbook author, I don’t like to waste time doing something that someone else has made easy and tastes as good as my homemade variety. Hence, I use a brownie mix. If you prefer to make them from scratch, go for it. But I’m going with Duncan Hines or Ghirardelli, two of my brownie-type best friends. What I do like to do sometimes is dress up my plain brownie mix brownies. That can …