Now that Thanksgiving is over, a Gainesville homeless shelter and soup kitchen is stepping up preparations for the next holiday. WUFT-FM’s Carolyn Brewster says St. Francis House sees more need in the cold Christmas season than almost any other time of year.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/StFrancisHolidayWRAP.mp3]
By day, the overnight labor and delivery nurse and mother of two juggles work, family, and sleep. But when Cat Clifford laces up her roller derby skates, the smooth oval track becomes her playground.