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August 16, 2016
Take Your Last RV Trip Of The Summer Here

As the end of summer rolls in, it’s the perfect time to take one last trip in your RV. Depending in which region you live, these RV destinations promise a fun family trip filled with beautiful scenic sights. So pack your family, games and food into the RV, and head to one of these camp sites. 

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August 16, 2016
2016 Sugarman Law Firm Wish Ball

Since 2004, the Sugarman Law Firm Wish Ball has played an important role in raising funds for Make-A-Wish Central New York. More than 1,500 wishes have been granted since Make-A-Wish Central New York began in 1985. The average cost of a wish in central New York is $12,000. You can help make more wishes come true by supporting events like the Wish Ball! 

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August 10, 2016
Golf For Wishes Approaches Hudson Valley

Don’t whiff on this opportunity to play your favorite game for a great cause in the White Plains area. Golf For Wishes is a terrific scramble-style tournament where single golfers or groups of four can enjoy the great game while granting wishes in the process. Make-A-Wish has the honors of receiving the proceeds from the tournament. That means each golfer, whether you are a pro or a hacker, will significantly impact the lives of local children with critical illnesses. 

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August 8, 2016
Is Your Family Prepared For All Types Of Emergencies?

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM)--a great reminder for everyone to take time to prepare for emergencies that might happen. 

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August 1, 2016
Things To Keep The Kids Busy Before School Starts

As we’re getting closer to the start of the school year, you just can’t wait for the kids to start school. Here are some fun activities to keep the kids busy the last few weeks before school starts.

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July 31, 2016
National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization Month. This is a great time to talk with your doctor and make sure that you’re up to date with your immunizations. The thought of getting shots can be freighting. However, when you learn about the life-threating diseases that can happen without them, that small prick doesn’t seem so bad. There are four categories that you or your children might fall in to, birth to age six, preteens and teens, adult, and pregnant woman. Each of these four categories has different recommended immunizations.

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July 30, 2016
Play These Olympic Sports To Celebrate International Day Of Friendship

International Day of Friendship is celebrated across the world on July 30. When the United Nations first proclaimed the holiday in 2011, the idea behind it was that friendship across cultures and borders plays an important role in inspiring peace and community building. This Friendship Day, get your family and friends together and tell each person in your group to invite an additional person—particularly someone from another culture. Then, go outside the norm of American culture and try one of these international Olympic sports with your group. This friendly competition is an excellent way to both build old friendships and create new ones.

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July 18, 2016
Virginia Offers Perks For Recycling

Getting into the habit of recycling is vitally important to the environment on a household-to-household basis. Recycling Perks is a local company that understands the difficulty in forming this habit, and is providing incentive to recycle. 

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July 13, 2016
Donate Your Unused Airline Miles

Every year, trillions of airline miles go unused. Meanwhile, 70 percent of all Make-A-Wish wishes require air travel, and each wish typically needs four or more tickets. Donating either airline miles that you will never use or miles that are about to expire is an incredibly easy way to bring hope, strength and joy to children with critical illnesses in your area. Throughout the country, Make-A-Wish needs 2.8 billion miles to fund every travel wish each year. With a much higher number of miles going to waste every year, you can be part of the change by donating your expiring miles! 

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July 11, 2016
5 Reasons For Donating A Car This Summer

Most people think of December when they think about making charitable donations. While the end of the year is a popular time to make last-minute donations, summer can be a great time too! If you have an unwanted vehicle, there are a few great benefits of donating during the summer that you can take advantage of. 

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July 11, 2016
Walk Or Run To Benefit Make-A-Wish Northeast New York

Get your sneakers ready for two fun events benefiting Make-A-Wish Northeast New York in August: Walk For Wishes and the Bobbie Arsenault Memorial 5k. Both events are great ways to get active while helping a great cause in the community. 

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July 7, 2016
Walk For Wishes Sacramento

Walk the morning away and help bring wishes to children in Northeast California and Northern Nevada. The race will take place at the California State Capital on August 13. Registration/check in will begin at 8 a.m. The walk will start at 9 a.m., with a finish line celebration to follow until 11:30 a.m. There is parking available at the Capital Garage located at 10th & L Street. Weekend parking rates are $1.50 each half hour with a maximum charge of $5. 

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July 4, 2016
Best American Destinations For Independence Day

July 4, now referred to as Independence Day, has a long tradition of celebration in the United States. Since the Declaration of Independence was signed and approved in 1776, historical celebrations have occurred all over the country to honor the nation’s freedom. 

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June 30, 2016
Walk On The Wild Side At The Wild Animal Park

Now in its third year, Make-A-Wish Central New York's Walk on the Wild Side event is taking place at the Wild Animal Park (7261 Lakeport Rd.) in Chittenango on July 29. The event runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Walk on the Wild Side is a great way to get out and help Make-A-Wish, but it's also the perfect family event for the summer. Kids will love exploring the Wild Animal Park and learning about wild animals. 

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June 20, 2016
4 Chances To Ride Or Golf For Wishes In South Dakota

Motorcyclists and golfers looking to get involved this summer have four chances to help Make-A-Wish South Dakota. Register for Hot Harley Nights, On the Road for Wishes, the Dacotah Bank Golf Tournament, or the Make-A-Wish Golf Tournament to help grant wishes in South Dakota this summer! 

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June 20, 2016
How To Celebrate National Picnic Month And Hot Dog Day

July is National Picnic Month and July 23 is National Hot Dog Day. The warm summer weather is the perfect environment for laying out a blanket, packing up some healthy food and enjoying the fresh outdoors at a local park. Without a set tradition in place for either of these holidays, it might be hard to know how to celebrate. To make it easier, here is a week-long schedule for healthy food and activities in the park:

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June 17, 2016
July Is Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma is rare in adults, accounting for roughly 1% of all adult cancers; however it is more common in children--15 percent of all childhood cancers. This form of cancer is tumors that are found in the connective or supportive tissues in the body and also in the bones. Read more to learn about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment. 

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June 17, 2016
16 Memorable Activities For Father's Day 2016

Father's Day is an important time to do something together, whether it's just dad and the kids or the whole family. Rather than buying a gift, which can be a challenge, get creative with an activity for the day instead. No matter what your dad is in to, you can find something he'll love to do from this list of ideas that doesn't involve golfing, fishing or neckties!

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June 16, 2016
Great Events Riding In With Color This July

If you are looking for a fun night out in the Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia area you can drink cocktails and paint, go to a fun car show, or ride your bike in a memorial run, benefiting Make-A-Wish.  

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June 14, 2016
Top 10 Myths About The American Flag

Each year, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. This day was chosen because the American flag was first adopted June 14, 1777. June 14 is also the anniversary of the U.S. Army's creation. In the almost 240 years since the flag was adopted, a lot of myths have risen out of its history. There are also quite a few misconceptions about the Flag Code, which explains how to properly fly and care for the flag until it's retired. Here are 10 popular myths you may have been told about the American Flag.

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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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