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February 27, 2017
Uncork A Million Dreams In Illinois

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.

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February 21, 2017
15 Facts You Didn’t Know About Cars

Cars are a big part of our lives. Whether you own a car or not, traffic, pollution, car accidents or all of the above probably have affected you at some point. Because of this, you probably know the essentials about cars. However, even if you are a mechanic, you probably didn’t know all of these awesome, random facts about cars:

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February 18, 2017
Attend Wish Night Benefiting Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties

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. 

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February 17, 2017
How To Protect Your Car From Road Salt

Of the many conditions you'll drive through in your car's lifetime, road salt probably has the worst effect on your car's body. If you live in the majority of states that use road salt, you've seen your fair share of rusty cars and know it can happen to you too. Unfortunately it may not be possible to completely protect your car from the corrosive effects of salt. But with a little extra maintenance in the winter months you can help prevent rust much longer. 

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February 14, 2017
South Carolina Wish Ball 2017

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.

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February 14, 2017
Following Cupid's Arrow


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. 

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February 10, 2017
9 Of The Best Road Trips To Take This Summer

As summer is approaching now is the perfect time to start thinking about this summer’s road trips.  Have you been trying to find the best way to get some quality family time? Road trips could be the perfect option. 

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February 10, 2017
11 Fun And Free Things To Do This Weekend

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.

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February 9, 2017
Tips For Cancer Prevention Month

February is Cancer Prevention Month. Several studies over the years have helped to shed light on some of cancer’s most common causes. To best help observe this Cancer Prevention Month, read on to find out some of the best ways to reduce your risk of cancer. 

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February 7, 2017
Make Dreams Come True At 2017 Wish Ball

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. 

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February 6, 2017
Spare A Day At The Lanes For Make-A-Wish Wisconsin

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. 

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February 2, 2017
The Long Beach Polar Bears Are At It Again

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. 

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February 1, 2017
7 Fun Facts For Groundhog Day

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. 

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January 27, 2017
The Perfect Day For Your Sweet Tooth

Get your baking utensils ready for January 27. This day is not for vanilla cakes or red velvet cakes but it is all about chocolate cakes all around the world. The 27th is Chocolate Cake Day, so be prepared to bake a cake and eat it too!

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January 26, 2017
4 Things To Do In Long Island

Long Island is full of rich history and beautiful landscapes. Take it all in by visiting these locations:

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January 23, 2017
5 Tips To Get Ready For The 2017 Tax Season

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.

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January 20, 2017
5 Cheap And Easy Ways To Go Green

The New Year is when we all get to have a clean slate and start fresh with our goals. While most people resolve to lose weight or exercise more, another popular resolution is to reduce your carbon footprint.

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January 16, 2017
7 Random Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

January 16 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day! You can honor and observe Martin Luther King Jr. by learning more about his life with these fascinating random facts below:

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January 12, 2017
Shaker Full Of Wishes Event Helps Make-A-Wish Missouri and Kansas

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.)

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January 9, 2017
2017 National Birth Defects Prevention Month


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. 

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Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish®, Wheels for Wishes & Wellness benefiting local children's hospitals and charities, Vehicles for Veterans benefiting disabled veterans.

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