Festive Entertaining on the Cheap

’Tis the season to be jolly. Before the holidays, you packed your schedule with get-togethers and offered to host a gathering for friends. Now, you’re wondering how you’re going to afford it, let alone get it all done. Fa-la-la-la-la your way to a festive holiday with these low-cost party ideas. Budget-friendly Party Starters Set a [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:23:22+00:00November 28th, 2017|

Five Fun Workouts You Can Do as a Family

In Clay and Platte Counties, nearly one in every three adults is obese and at risk for chronic diseases such as high blood pressure , heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. To maintain or lose weight, it’s important to be active. Get the whole family involved and reap the rewards. Aside from improving physical health, [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:04:52+00:00August 2nd, 2017|

No One More Deserving

Sharon, center, with her coworkers who nominated her. There are many stories like Sharon's going around this time of year. This story is special to us because it's one of our own. Country Hill Motors received hundreds of nominations  - THE MOST NOMINATIONS EVER, and Sharon was selected to receive the honor! Sharon has two adult, special [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:14:31+00:00December 19th, 2016|

Down But Not Out

Security Representative Mark Hill grew up in a one-bedroom apartment above a sporting goods store with his father, Floyd, in Akron, OH. At age 13, he learned the man he knew as his father actually adopted him at 22 months old, after his mother left. It didn't matter to Mark because Floyd symbolized everything he [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:54:04+00:00December 8th, 2016|

Holiday Depression: When It’s Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Sparkling Christmas lights, holiday party invites and cheery music are hallmarks of the winter holidays. They all send the same message: It’s the happiest season of all! But for many people, it’s not. For some, the hustle and bustle of the season add a new level of stress and anxiety. For others, after the hubbub [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:20:26+00:00December 17th, 2015|


While many or most of us have some familiarity with the Jewish feast of Hanukkah, I find lots of misunderstanding about it among people in general.  For instance, you hear it described as “the Jewish Christmas.”  That is unfortunate because it has nothing to do with Christmas at all.  It often occurs around the same [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:34:30+00:00November 25th, 2013|
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