Tag Archive | "Christmas"

Season of Sharing under way at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue students, faculty and staff are joining four local agencies in hopes of making a brighter Christmas for children in Greater Lafayette. The Boiler Volunteer Network’s (BVN) Season of Sharing campaign provided gifts to nearly 300 children last year, and the need is greater this holiday season, says Harry Brown, assistant […]

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Healthy Holiday Eating Seminar

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In conjunction with Club NewTone, students from the dietetic program in the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Purdue University will present a nutrition seminar entitled “Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season” on December 7, 2010 at 6:30pm at Club NewTone, located at 725 Sagamore Parkway […]

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St. Elizabeth Auxiliary to host Mistletoe Mart at St. E East

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The St. Elizabeth Auxiliary will host its annual Mistletoe Mart sale at St. Elizabeth East this year. The three-day sale will feature specialty gift items, crafts, holiday decorations and ornaments, jewelry, stocking stuffers, toys, gourmet food items and silk floral arrangements. The sale will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 11 […]

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Veterinarian offers top 10 Christmas gifts for pets

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As you shop for Christmas gifts for your pets or for pet owners, keep the pet’s health in mind, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here are her top 10 holiday gift ideas for pets: 1. Chew toys. Chew toys prevent pets from chewing […]

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Pine, Fir or Spruce: Which makes the best Christmas tree?

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The holidays are upon us, and with them comes the task of choosing the perfect Christmas tree, something that Purdue University forestry specialist Dan Cassens said may require some thought. In Indiana, there are several species of Christmas trees, including varieties of pine, spruce and fir. Each species comes with its […]

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Purdue Memorial Union ushers in season with tree, festivities

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The holiday season at Purdue University will start Monday (Dec. 7) with the arrival of a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree at the Memorial Union’s Great Hall. The Colorado blue spruce tree, which is scheduled to arrive at the Union at noon, is a donation from Jean Haywood and John Ward of Lafayette. […]

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 September 2020