Archive for November 2017

Shop Local Online in Emporia this season!

Shopping emporia locally online

The Christmas holiday season is rapidly approaching, and we know how hectic it is to do all that shopping. If you would rather snuggle under a blanket and buy all your gifts from the comfort of your couch, this article is for you. And no, we’re not talking about Amazon! Several of our local Emporia…

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Think Small this Saturday

You’ve heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about Small Business Saturday? Designated as the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday is a day when consumers are encouraged to shop local as they tackle those holiday gift and supply lists. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our community. According to the FAQs on…

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5 peaceful (free) places to escape around Emporia

In our day-to-day lives we rush back and forth; rush to wake up, rush to work, rush to go pick up the kids, rush to classes; rush to make dinner. Rushing becomes our life. We forget the incalculable beauty of stillness. Of gentle, peaceful, calming, nothing. We forget how priceless it can be to relinquish…

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Emporians Lead the Nation in Establishing Veterans Day

motorcycles at Emporia's Veterans Day parade

As part of our celebration of all Veterans, we would like to share some history with you. Below is the story of Veterans Day, originally published in the Emporia Gazette in 2003. A DAY TO HONOR VETERANS Published in The Emporia Gazette on November 1, 2003 By Roberta Birk Mlynar Special to The Emporia Gazette…

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