Closer Look Wrap Up 12/10/13
The arctic front was not only an inconvenience but is causing construction delays for the First Baptist Church of Odessa. Senior Pastor Byron McWilliams said the new worship center was planned to open this Sunday but will be delayed until Sunday, December 22nd. The icy conditions in the metroplex delayed some items needed for completion.
Levi Stone, Chief Nursing Officer at Odessa Regional Medical Center told us that the cold temperatures are also creating problems for those suffering from chronic respiratory illnesses like asthma and COPD. He said if at all possible those suffering from these conditions should stay warm and indoors and use a humidifier, and if you go outside use a scarf to protect your face.
Tis the season for giving, but Tyler Patton with the Better Business Bureau, warns you to do a little homework before donating to a charity. You can see where hundreds of national charities rank at visit bbb.org and search charities.