Tahlequah Daily Press

Community Briefs

May 9, 2014

Homeschoolers to host Community Baby Shower

TAHLEQUAH — Summer means time off from school, family vacations, camps, and other wonderful events, but for many local families, it signals a time of crisis.

During these months, families struggling to provide basic needs for babies and small children suffer especially, due to a seasonal drop in donations.

Tahlequah Homeschool will host the Tahlequah Community Baby Shower, from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 24, in the Carnegie Room of the newly-restored Tahlequah Public Library. Two local charities, the Zoë Institute and Help-In-Crisis, will benefit from this event. Members of Tahlequah Homeschool will provide cake, punch, and other light refreshments.

Money cannot be accepted, but other donations are welcome. The items most critically needed are:

• Diapers (all sizes) and wipes.

• Breast-feeding supplies (such as pads, storage bags, and pump parts).

• Formula and formula-feeding supplies (all ages and types).

• Basic infant hygiene and care needs (such as diaper cream, saline nose spray, thermometers).

• Blankets and bedding.

• Clothing.

Donors should check for expiration dates and recall notices before donating. This will help the staff at both agencies to more efficiently and effectively serve the local families in need. Both new and gently-used items are welcome.

For questions, visit the Tahlequah Community Baby Shower page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TahlequahCommunityBabyShower.

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Poll

Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
Undecided.
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