Closer Look Wrap Up 2/25/14
This weekend in Odessa you can find great deals at a major consignment event called Just Between Friends. Parents can also rest assured that all items have been inspected and no items that have been recalled will be sold. The event is this Friday and Saturday at the Ector County Coliseum.
Whether it is buying the latest and greatest tech gift or that pair of shoes you just have to have, keeping a receipt is a must in the event of second thoughts. More and more retailers are offering to send you your receipts electronically but agreeing to do so comes with some strings that can leave all of us susceptible to scammers and spammers. We talked with Tyler Patton, Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau. He said that having the receipt emailed is a great way to stay organized and cuts down on clutter. He does caution that you should ask the retailer if they will sale your information. He also advises using a separate email account just for receipts.
It began as a simple way of saying thank you to one soldier back from serving his country overseas and over time an organization formed that now honors multiple heroes from across the country for their service and this weekend you have an opportunity to pitch in for the cause. We talked with Alan Means, President of Reel Thanx. Means said they are looking for volunteers for the clay shooting fundraiser on Thursday, March 6th. For more information you can visit INFO@REELTHANX.ORG