Walk For Wishes Las Vegas has massive potential for making dreams come true for local children all over Southern Nevada. Raising money for Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada, Walk For Wishes has set a goal of $455,000 to be raised on behalf of local kids with critical illnesses.
Looking for a great way to help Make-A-Wish Arizona in March? Attend the Black & White Wish Ball on March 25. The ball takes place at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa (5402 E Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale). Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and go until 11. Guests should come out in their most elegant black or white attire, and black tie is encouraged.
The last day in February is internationally observed as Rare Disease Day. In the U.S., a rare disease is defined as any disease, condition, syndrome or illness that affects fewer than 200,000 people. Many people with rare diseases struggle to find the right treatment and even get the right diagnosis for months or years.
Connecticut residents have a great opportunity to be a part of the Make-A-Wish Connecticut mission this spring. On March 25, come out to Make-A-Wish Connecticut's Evening of Wishes Gala held at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville. The Gala goes from 6 p.m. to midnight and is black tie optional. Reserve your spot today!
Make-A-Wish Illinois is hosting two can’t-miss events over February and March. Wishes Uncorked and A Million Dreams are two fun-filled nights, benefiting Make-A-Wish Illinois to make dreams come true for local children with critical illnesses. Each of these events has a unique twist, so read on to learn more about the details.
It's time to get your tickets for Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties' 2017 Wish Night! The event is just around the corner on March 3. Wish Night takes place at the Hyatt Regency (880 S. Westlake Blvd.) in Westlake Village. You won't want to miss your chance to attend, so head to the Make-A-Wish Tri Counties event page to get your tickets now.
Valentine’s Day is celebrated all around the world and has been for centuries. Many people call this day a “Hallmark Holiday” meaning it was created for commercial purposes rather than an event. However Valentine’s Day dates back to the 1400s. The first known valentine was written in 1415 by Charles, Duke of Orleans, and it still exists today. The valentine was a poem written to his wife who was imprisoned in a tower. Now Valentine’s Day is celebrated all around the world. Let’s follow cupid’s arrow around the world and see the different ways Valentine’s Day is celebrated.
Get out your dancing shoes and get ready for this spectacular event helping make wishes come true for children in South Carolina. You will be able to experience a night straight out of a storybook. The Wish Ball will take place at the USC Alumni Center in Columbia, South Carolina on Feb. 25, 2017.
Perhaps the best money-saving technique is to change your habits every so often. Going to the movies, eating out, and other entertainment really adds up over the course of a month or year. Weekends tend to be when most of us spend the most money, but it doesn't have to be that way! A fun way to reduce spending while also being closer and having more fun as a family is to not spend any unnecessary money just one weekend a month.
On Feb. 10, 2017, you are invited to the Westin Charlotte (601 S College St., Charlotte, N.C. 28202) for the 2017 Wish Ball. With this invitation comes the chance to benefit an organization that has already helped to grant over 4,000 wishes in North Carolina to local kids with critical illnesses.
Make-A-Wish Wisconsin is hosting Strikes For Charity, a bowling blast at the Super Bowl in Appleton, Wis. (2222 E Northland Ave.) on Feb. 9. Presented by Romenesko Developments, Strikes For Charity provides a family-fun way to raise funds for local kids with critical illnesses through Make-A-Wish, helping kids to live their dreams.
Every year since 2000 people can’t wait to make a splash on Super Bowl Sunday. Before hundreds of people are on their way to Super Bowl parties, they are jumping in the ocean to help grant wishes for children. These daring people raise money for Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York. This event took one child’s wish of playing on the beach in Puerto Rico and made it so much more.
In 2017, one of America's most peculiar traditions celebrates its 131st anniversary. Groundhog Day is right around the corner on Feb. 2, meaning we'll soon find out if spring is on the way or if winter will stick around for 6 more weeks. According to tradition, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow tomorrow he'll go back into hibernation and we'll have 6 more weeks of cold weather, snow and other unpleasant winter conditions. If there's no shadow, spring is right around the corner.
Jan. 23 is the official start of the 2017 tax season. You've probably already started receiving your tax documents, but today is the first day your returns will be accepted by the IRS. If you are among the 80 percent of taxpayers who e-files their return, you can submit your return before the season opens, but it won't officially be accepted until Jan 23.
Residents of the Wichita area have a fun way to get out and help Make-A-Wish Missouri and Kansas this February. The 2nd Annual Shaker Full of Wishes event is taking place Feb. 3 at the ABODE Venue in Wichita (1330 East Douglas Ave.)
Each year the National Birth Defects Prevention Network comes up with a theme. The theme for 2017 is “Prevent to Protect: Prevent Infections For Baby’s Protection.” Not all birth defects can be prevented because some are hereditary or happen for no reason. When women are more knowledgeable of the things that can occur during pregnancy and how they can prevent infection, it reduces the chance of having a baby with a birth defect.
Thyroid disease is more common than diabetes or heart disease, but not as many people are aware of it. Up to 30 million Americans suffer from a thyroid condition and more than half of these people's condition is undiagnosed. It's also important to know that getting older is one of the main risk factors for thyroid conditions, but children can develop thyroid health problems as well.