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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Debunking Halloween Myths

Happy Halloween! Halloween is the favorite holiday of many, as we get to dress up in costumes which are often a disguise or sometimes a little risqué as well as to indulge in candy. Whether you’re one that avoids black cats on Halloween because you’re still convinced they’re bad luck or simply view the holiday

October is Vocational Service Month!

I am a proud member of a Rotary club, my father has been a member of Kiwanis for nearly 60 years, my mother served as the Chair of the March of Dimes and the President of the women’s club of our parish, giving to others is quite frankly, in my blood.   This month, we are

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, stressing the importance of individuals taking control of their cyber vulnerabilities and eliminating them. As many benefits as the Internet provides us with, there are far too many negatives that leave us extremely vulnerable. Recent hackers’ success with the data breaches of Target and Home Depot stress the

Today is World Polio Day! Show Your Support to End the Fight!

Today, October 24th, there is a worldwide recognition of World Polio Day. At its peak, polio paralyzed and killed up to half a million people every year, before Jonas Salk invented a vaccine in 1955 (IPV). The Salk vaccine inactivated polio rapidly and cut polio transmission in the United States, from 20,000 cases per year

October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month

October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, emphasizing the importance of adopting rather than purchasing. With so many innocent pooches in need of a loving home, it makes no sense why we would spend thousands of dollars for a furry family member at a pet store or puppy mill. To support Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, it’s important that we share

7 Foods that Give you Natural Energy

There are a variety of foods that can help promote health and wellness. We may likely achieve natural energy by living a lifestyle of healthy eating, eliminating the need for energy supplements that can be extremely harmful to our bodies. It is suggested that by adding these 7 foods to our diets,we may begin feeling

Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which means it is time to help start putting an end to this terrible, yet frequently occurring abuse. Unfortunately, many that are involved in violent relationships are too afraid of financial consequences or being alone to leave the abusive individual. Therefore, it would be a huge help if we