If you could make a New Year's resolution for Shelby Township, what would it be?
More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family, and many say they will try to save money. As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Shelby Township and Utica to make it an even better place to live? In the spring, Shelby Township officials hosted a public hearing in which they asked residents what they were most concerned with living in the township. Some of the main concerns were: What is on your Shelby wish list? What is one thing you would improve in 2013? Tell us in the comment section below or blog about why you love living here!
Lose weight, save money, pry yourself away from your iPad—tell us what you hope to accomplish in 2013.
The most popular New Year's resolutions aren't hard to guess: get in shape, save money, quit smoking, give more. According to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology, the top resolution for 2012 was (drumroll, please) losing weight. But while the coming year's biggest goals might be slightly different from person-to-person, the challenge is the same—sticking to them beyond Jan. 1. So do yourself a favor and commit to it right here, right now on Shelby-Utica Patch. Post a comment with your resolution for 2013—whether its dropping extra pounds or giving more of your time to charity—in hopes that some friendly encouragement from your neighbors will help you achieve it. Even better: Keep track of your progress by blogging …