"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
1. August might be turning to September on Saturday, but Friday will still feel like summer. According to Weather.com, temperatures will climb all the way to 93° as the week comes to a close. Skies will be partly cloudy and there is just a 20 percent chance on rain.
2. You'll have the chance to donate to a good cause while you pick up your morning coffee. The Wilmington Firefighters Union will be collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy on Friday from 6-11 a.m. at and most .
3. Did you miss any of our coverage on Thursday? Be sure to catch up. We started the day off with the , and also brought you a look at some . In addition to our , we also provided you a .
4. What do you want to see on Wilmington Patch? Whether you have a news tip, a story idea, or just a way that we can improve the site, we want to hear from you. All you have to do is e-mail your thoughts to Local Editor Matt Schooley.
5. We need your help bringing our Facebook total to 1,600 and beyond. We now have an impressive 1,566 Facebook fans. All you have to do to join our fan base is log on to the Wilmington Patch Facebook page and click "Like." It's an easy and fun way to keep up on everything local. Already a fan? Help spread the word as we continue on our way to 2,000 and beyond. We're also up to 959 Twitter followers, so join us and help push Patch past 1,000. Thanks for your support, Wilmington!