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Tuesday, February 02, 2016

National Sweater Day

Since 2010, over a million Canadians have participated in National Sweater Day at their schools, workplaces and homes. Be sure to follow our blog for tips and stories as fellow knit-clad Canadians celebrate across the country. National Sweater Day is a fun way to learn about the importance of saving energy and to inspire you to use less heat all winter. Heating accounts for 80% of residential energy use in Canada and is a significant source of emissions. If all Canadians lowered their thermostats by just 2 degrees Celsius this winter, it would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 4 megatons – that’s equivalent to shutting down a 600 mega watt coal-fired power station or taking nearly 700,000 cars off the road!
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The gift basket for the Food Drive is growing. And it isn't finished.
One ticket for each food item donated.
Or you can donate cash. 10 tickets for $10. 25 tickets for $20.
The first name drawn will win the gift basket. The next 3 names drawn will win a $50 gift certificate to the store.

My GAP-tastic cowl is 2/3 finished. My plan was to take it outside for pictures today but when I finally remembered that plan it was getting dark out. Tomorrow. Who knows, maybe I can knit the last ball tonight.

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