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Day 22: Hero Appreciation

Day after day, men and women put their lives on the line to protect and serve our community and our country. Police officers, firefighters, EMS, and soldiers in our armed forces deserve our gratitude. They need to know how much we appreciate them and their willingness to put it all on the line for us. Today,… Continue reading Day 22: Hero Appreciation

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Day 21: Lottery Ticket

Day 21 was about saying Merry Christmas through a lottery ticket. We purchased 20 $1 scratch-off lottery tickets, put them in cards, and distributed them throughout the city. We left some windshields at the store. We gave some to those working the drive-thru window at McDonald's. Some were given to strangers as we passed on… Continue reading Day 21: Lottery Ticket

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Operation: Military Kids

There are approximately two million military kids in the United States.  These are children who have at least one parent active in the military.  They face many of the same challenges and stresses as their parents: frequent relocations, deployment, and reintegration.  Thankfully there are organizations that focus on these children.  We had the opportunity to… Continue reading Operation: Military Kids

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Days 14 and 15

Due to a snow storm on Saturday, we postponed our Day 14 activity to today.  Day 14 was called Hero Appreciation and we delivered goodie baskets of miscellaneous snacks, cookies, and candy to fire stations and police stations around the city.  It was our way of saying thank you to the brave men and women… Continue reading Days 14 and 15

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Be Thankful and Give

Thanksgiving.  A day that we all give thanks for the blessings and the people in our life.  It is also a day that many people, families, take time to serve meals for those less fortunate in our community.  For most, this is the one time during the year that they stop and give to those… Continue reading Be Thankful and Give