Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Wednesday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

What day of quarantine are we even on? No matter the number, people are still stepping up and doing good in the world!  When Disney World and Disneyland shut down, a lot of people were frustrated but some kids were heartbroken. Especially one little girl in particular. Khloe Sudol was …

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Tuesday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

Spring has officially sprung! The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming!  The weather has brought a smile to my face, here are a few more stories to bring some joy!  A son hasn’t been able to see his mom due to the coronavirus restrictions. He was really missing …

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First Chance for Children

Volunteers with supplies

I just wanted to shine some light on the helpers who work behind the scenes, and sometimes go unnoticed. As a nurse, I really appreciate the love and support I have gotten from our community in Columbia, MO, I wanted to pass that positive energy on… So here is a …

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Michele Doolady – PreK teacher

Drawing of kindergarten teacher and class

I wanted to give Michele Doolady a huge shout out! She is a wonderful private in-home preschool teacher/ owner who decided to stay open, so parents who are essential staff could still work. She also made/delivered creative learning bags for each of her kiddos staying home so they would all …

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Ways to Prevent ‘Maskne’

Skincare

With Columbia’s new mask ordinance in place, masks are going to be worn more frequently. While masks are the least we can do to help prevent the spread of COVID, they aren’t the friendliest to our skin. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep your skin happy during …

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Friday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

We’ve made it through another week! While the stay-at-home order has been extended, we are flattening the curve and that deserves a HUGE round of applause!  If you need a couple more reasons to smile, here they are!  Unfortunately a ton of weddings have been canceled or postponed due to …

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Thursday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

The good stories just keep on coming! A man spent $82,000 on gift cards and sent them to every home in an Iowa town. Click here to read more. You never know when a good deed is going to inspire others. A pizzeria delivered free pizza to 40 different hospitals …

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Morris Packaging

I would like to give a shout out to my employer, Morris Packaging. They are helping to support our locally owned restaurants in Jefferson City. They have been contacting the locally owned restaurants, and if they are willing to provide fresh meals to all 3 shifts. They have been providing …

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Tuesday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

Who welcomed back winter?! Warm up your spirits with these heartwarming stories. This is what love is all about! A husband who couldn’t be with his wife during her chemo treatment waited outside her hospital room with a supportive sign. Click here to see the adorable sign. A 13-year-old boy …

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Hospital Workers in Jefferson City

My helper story is all of my coworkers at the hospital. We are all working together to give our patients the best care possible. I work in at a hospital in Jeff city and we have awesome nurses, doctors, techs, evs, dietary, and so on, that go out of their …

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Meals for Heroes

The Rock Bridge HS Interact Club and Columbia South Rotary launched a fundraiser to help healthcare heroes and local businesses! From the GoFundMe page: ”To launch our initiative we will first focus on a handful of local restaurants who will receive funds to provide meals to University and Boone Hospitals. …

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Teri Shaon

My little sister Teri Shaon is an RN who assists running the ER at the VA in Columbia. She came in contact with the virus had to be quarantined cane up negative and got right back out on the frontlines. She’s a very HOLY woman. She will run to get …

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Doris @ Central Bank

I work with a wonderful woman named Doris. She is a part-time employee at Central Bank and has her own massage business. Since she has had to temporarily close her Loving Hands Massage she was looking for something meaningful to do to fill her time. Doris has been picking up …

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Rolla Relief Network

I am a social worker by trade but during this time I have joined a volunteer network on Facebook called Rolla Relief Network. It’s a group of caring genuine folks who donate things other folks need and we also deliver supplies to those who can’t get out. I keep getting …

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Chris Corvino Branch

I would like to nominate Chris Corvino Branch. He is a counselor and he also created a Facebook group where people can come and post help for others and people can post where they are finding supplies. He goes out of his way to help others especially in this time …

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Monday’s Daily Dose of Happiness

We survived a holiday in quarantine and it wasn’t that bad! I think we are getting the hang of this! Here are a few stories to start your week off right! The owner of a café in Melbourne, Australia saw how many people were lined up for unemployment.  He went …

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Disney Family Singalong airs Thursday!

Start clearing your throat and begin to practice your singing because a Disney Family singalong is happening!  This will arguably be the best night of quarantine!  Songs from Frozen, The Little Mermaid and Moana are all set to be a part of the special. Plus Ryan Seacrest will be hosting! …

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