On September 29, 2012 the 16th annual Family Health and Fitness Day will kick off. This annual event is held to promote family involvement in physical activity. Around the country, local organizations such as YMCA’s, schools, park districts and more will hold health-related events with the purpose of not only promoting fitness but also fighting obesity and making important … [Read more...] about Family Health and Fitness Day 2012
Archives for September 2012
Superman, Batman, Spiderman and Iron Man are comic book superheroes who we have become equated with over the years. From blockbuster movies to games and comic books, these heroes protect the world from threats no normal human can overcome. We got to thinking, if we could assemble a team of heroes with the coolest water and air based powers, who would be on it? In honor of … [Read more...] about National Comic Book Day: Superheroes Unite!
They come in all colors, shapes and sizes. I’m not talking about people; I’m talking about man’s best friend: dogs. These friendly canines have managed to become a critical part of our society from helping guide the blind, helping police fight crime and simply being a pleasure to be around. It is because of this that there is a whole week dedicated to our four-legged friends. … [Read more...] about National Dog Week: Honoring Man’s Best Friend
Now is a perfect opportunity for seasonal home maintenance, such as changing your air filter. This is especially important during the fall season as many allergies begin to worsen. When it comes to buying the correct air filter for your house, there are three questions you should ask. 1.) What size do I need? The most difficult decision is often finding the correct air filter … [Read more...] about Three Questions to Ask before Choosing an Air Filter
Over 14 billion pounds of cardboard boxes, tires, bottles, cans, plastic cups and other trash are dumped into the world’s oceans every year. Some of this eventually sinks, and some is eaten by marine life. However, most of this trash floats and is carried by ocean waves and currents to our beaches. This not only distorts the beautiful view we have come to expect at beaches, but … [Read more...] about National Beach Clean Up Month: Save Our Beaches & Coasts