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National Night Out

I grew up in a very suburban neighborhood, in an area where parked cars were not locked up at night, and windows were left open unattended even if you planned on leaving the house all day. Of course, no community … Continue reading

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I would walk 500 miles… for charity!

July. The “dog days” of summer. Known for cookouts, swimming pools, summer camp and vacations. But something that doesn’t instantly spring to mind is also very popular in the month of July: awareness walks! During June and July, the bulk … Continue reading

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Cancer Sucks

I recently read that over 12 million people are currently battling some form of cancer in America. That’s a staggering number. But what I also learned in my reading was that the remission rate overall has risen more than 20% … Continue reading

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Are you autism aware?

This month is autism awareness month. As someone who works in an industry built around “awareness causes”, I’m fairly familiar with the culture of these groups. They’re all equally devoted to their cause, equally vocal and they all work equally … Continue reading

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Get a “Spring” on Awareness Ribbons

Spring has SPRUNG here in Chicago. Every morning on my drive to work I marvel at the magnolia trees blooming, the grass greening, I’ve even spotted a few dandelions! Everything seems to be blooming and growing so much earlier than … Continue reading

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