Sears and Walmart plan to open at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, while Target plans a 9 p.m. opening.
Retail workers and shoppers are once again pushing stores to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day instead of starting Black Friday on Thursday, as many plan to do. As previously reported by Patch, Target will launch its Black Friday sale at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, while Sears and Walmart have announced plans to open at 8 p.m. Meanwhile, Best Buy is continuing the midnight openings it started last year. Critics say Thanksgiving Day openings prevent employees from spending the holiday with their families. Opposition is growing on online petition website Change.org. “C Renee,” a woman who says she’s been a Target employee for six years, started a petition asking the retailer to “give Thanksgiving back to families and not open on Thanksgiving …
Richfield High School teachers and volunteers are raising money for the walk.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, November 12, 2012
Dear Editor, This year, Richfield L.E.G.O. is participating in the annual Walk to End Hunger on Thanksgiving Day. L.E.G.O stands for Local Education Global Outreach, and they do many volunteer projects based on the U.N.'s Millenium goals of poverty, education, health, the environment, and gender equality. The Walk to End Hunger is at the Mall of America on Thanksgiving morning. The money raised will go to various hunger relief organizations including V.E.A.P, the Salvation Army, and Loaves and Fishes. L.E.G.O. is looking for volunteers that are interested in walking or donating. If you are interested in participating, please go to walktoendhunger.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1032577 If you would like to walk, press "Register" on…