Archive for October, 2010

Children everywhere are slowly transforming into zombies, princesses and characters from their favorite movies. Adults are preparing outfits they would only dare wear once a year. Halloween is upon us!

On October 31, kids across the country will excitedly wear their favorite costumes and claim tasty treats in the name of trick or treating. Parents can help make sure this Halloween is thrilling, chilling and safe!

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How Will You Make A Difference?

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

National Make A Difference Day is Saturday, October 23. The event was created by USA Weekend to encourage people to help others.

Every year, millions of people participate in Make A Difference Day. Anyone can get involved. All you have to do is help with an existing project, or create one of your own.

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Mother-in-Law Day 2010

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

In case you don’t know, National Mother-in-Law day is Sunday October 24, 2010. This day was created to celebrate the woman who was thoughtful enough to give birth to your spouse.

The holiday always occurs on the fourth Sunday in October. Although there isn’t much information about the origins of Mother-in-Law day, it seems to have started up around 2002.

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This note let the world know that all 33 miners were alive and well.

The rescues were astonishing. 33 men were elevated from nearly half a mile beneath the Earth’s surface. They spent 69 days underground, and doctors were concerned about their mental and physical health.

All of the men appeared to be well, and in good spirits. They hugged loved ones, thanked rescue workers and waved to well-wishers before being whisked away to a nearby medical facility. The tale of these brave men, however, is far from over.

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Rescuing The Chilean Miners

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

It’s been a massive undertaking. Hundreds of experts discussed, devised and designed a plan to free 33 miners who have been trapped in an underground mine since Thursday, August 5.

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October Is National Crime Prevention Month

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

In honor of National Crime Prevention Month, we’re sharing a few tips to help you deter criminals. You never know where a criminal may strike, so it is essential to be ready for any situation.

Predators look for easy targets; people they can take advantage of quickly. It’s up to you to prepare yourself, your home and your family to avoid becoming their next victim.

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How much do you know about your family tree? October is Family History Month – a great time to learn more about the people who came before you.

Tracing your family history can be a rewarding experience that comes with unexpected turns, surprising twists, frustrating dead-ends, and amazing discoveries. Genealogy enthusiasts often spend years searching for old documents, tombstones and photos to learn more about their past.

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