Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29. Here are 5 things you need to know:
- Chance of afternoon showers: We may get some rain this afternoon, but it will be another warm day for late November. According to the National Weather Service we can expect a chance of showers, mainly after 3 p.m. Otherwise mostly cloudy skies with a high near 62. Showers likely tonight with a low around 48.
- Grandview meeting: The Grandview Farm Advisory Committee is meeting in the basement lounge of the Annex Building at 7 p.m.
- New career help: The is hosting a program from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. This is a networking and workshop dedicated to providing a 'road map to re-employment' for transitioning professionals. It is free and all are welcome.
- Business networking: The is also hosting a business networking event, "," from 1 to 3 p.m. today. The event is free and open to all, so grab some business cards and stop by to meet new people.
- Passing of a Hollywood legend: On this day in 1986, Archibald Alexander Leach, better known by his stage name Cary Grant, passed away. Grant, an English actor, who later took U.S. citizen, had a long and fruitful career and was known for his debonair demeanor and good looks. He is best known for his works with "The Awful Truth", "Arsenic and Old Lace", "To Catch a Thief" and "North By Northwest" among other classics. Grant was twice nominated for an Academy Award and five times for a Golden Globe, but was continually looked over. He was awarded an Honorary Oscar in 1970, presented by Frank Sinatra.