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Military Zone to America -Two US Soldiers to Adopt Rescued Dogs from Middle East

Military Zone to America  -Two US Soldiers to Adopt Rescued Dogs from Middle East

While many people are familiar with the many U.S. soldiers serving in the Middle East, they are not aware of the dogs that often serve alongside them. Some of the dogs serve in official positions helping the military effort, while others are strays that the soldiers become attached to. Rather than having to leave those dogs behind, two U.S. soldiers will be adopting the dogs they have formed bonds with. The dogs will be transported from the military zone in the Middle East where they are stationed, and will be waiting for them upon their return back to the States, thanks to the work of Guardians of Rescue.

BASIS Independent McLean Introduces Students to the Art of Voting with Mascot Selection

BASIS Independent McLean Introduces Students to the Art of Voting with Mascot Selection

BASIS Independent McLean of McLean, Va., starting its inaugural year, is using the opportunity to vote on its first mascot as a chance to teach the students about the election process, in wake of the upcoming, much talked about presidential election. The process, led by head of school, Sean Aiken, will introduce ideas such delegate system and popular vote to discuss what mascot would best represent the school’s values. For more information about the school, go to http://mclean.basisindependent.com/.

Social Entrepreneurship and Socially Conscious Businesses Take Center Stage

Social Entrepreneurship and Socially Conscious Businesses Take Center Stage

Consumers today are increasingly caring about the social consciousness of the companies that they do business with. In fact, according to Nielsen, a company that provides consumer insight, 55 percent of consumers globally report that they are even willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to being socially and environmentally responsible. This is good news for those wanting to turn a profit, but yet not compromise on helping society to become a better place at the same time.

“At a sports philanthropy conference I attended last year, one of the speakers said  “the intersection of your passion and competence is your significance,” explains Leena Patidar, chief executive officer of Coin Up. “This is the foundation of why I chose social entrepreneurship. I can apply my expertise in building innovative companies, while making a world of difference.”

Breakthrough PTSD Program for Veterans to go Nationwide

Breakthrough PTSD Program for Veterans to go Nationwide

Veteran’s Day provides us with an opportunity to place a renewed emphasis on our nation’s veterans, as they heal and transition in the aftermath of 15 years of war. It is estimated that more than 700,000 post-9/11 combat veterans are battling post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); as evidenced by a suicide rate of 20 per day, a number that has grown every year since 2002, it is clear that the current approaches are not working.

In August 2015, the Journal of the American Medical Association declared that “new innovative and engaging approaches for the treatment of PTSD are needed.” Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is embracing this challenge through the development and delivery of Warrior PATHH (Progressive and Alternative Training for Healing Heroes), a new and innovative approach that should be scaled across this country.

Designer Beauty Wipes Help Women Feel Fresh and Confident, Anywhere

Designer Beauty Wipes Help Women Feel Fresh and Confident, Anywhere

Most women agree that there are times when freshening up may be necessary.  It can be difficult if there’s no water and soap nearby, at least until now. Savvy Travelers has changed all that with their line of beauty wipes, making it easy for people to freshen up, eliminate germs, and feel great even when there’s no soap and water nearby. Whether taking them along on a date, heading to the airport for business travel, or just keeping them handy in the office, they are helping women across the nation.

“Our product line is comes from our own experience as women and knowing what we want and need,” explains expert traveler Tina Aldatz, chief executive officer of travel wellness company Savvy Travelers. “It’s not always possible to be around soap and water to clean and freshen up, but it is always possible to keep our designer beauty wipes handy.”

Savvy Travelers recently added two new wipes to their product line, including:

5TH Annual Loudoun 10K Trail Run

5TH Annual Loudoun 10K Trail Run
 “5th ANNUAL LOUDOUN 10K TRAIL RUN”

Trail Race to Benefit Military Veterans

 

WHO:           

Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness                        

WHAT:          

5TH Annual Loudoun 10K Trail Run

3rd Annual Loudoun Salute to Military, Veterans & Their Families

3rd Annual Loudoun Salute to Military, Veterans & Their Families

“Help Us Help The Veterans & Their Families!”

The Loudoun County Government

and The Leonard W. Kidd Memorial

American Legion Post 2001, Ashburn, Virginia

 

Proudly Present the 3rd Annual

Loudoun Salute to Military, Veterans & Their Families

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -- Noon to 4pm

Stone Bridge High School Auditorium

43100 Hay Road, Ashburn, Virginia

 

VETERANS

Service Officers from the American Legion, VFW, DAV and other Veteran Services Organizations

will be in the school cafeteria to help Veterans and their families with new, or to assist in