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Memorial Day Weekend. A time of laughter or a time of sadness. It’s your choice

Memorial Day Boating Parties With Memorial Day just around the corner, it reminds me of the importance of being smart and responsible. Memorial Day weekend is often a time of laughter and fun but also of sadness. The numerous reports every year of devastating accidents quickly flood in after just a few hours of the commencement of this great holiday. A time in which we should be celebrating love, family, friends, our children and amazing food, it is often replaced with accidental pool and river drowning’s, DUI’s, drunk driving accidents, injuries from fights that break out from those who are extremely intoxicated and the like. It never has to end this way. This Memorial Day Weekend which kicks off for most on May 23rd can be a memory of joy and celebration depending on your willingness ...

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PRICE over QUALITY- The New Way people spend

Price over quality is the new way people spend their hard earned dollars today. But is it the best way to spend your money? I had owned and operated a service based business for over 20 years during the years 1996-2006. During this time, the economy was booming and people had cash to spend on quality work. The service industry, in whole, got PAID FOR WHAT THEY WERE WORTH! If the service based company did not perform at that level, they did not get the job no matter their cost. “People wanted quality over price”. Times have changed. After the 2008 recession hit, peoples wallets locked up and everyone was forced to hunker down, tighten their belts and sacrifice quality for cost. The “Fly by Night” service companies that “blow and go” sort of speak got all the ...

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Baby deaths by drowning.-Simple steps to keep them safe

Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if you don’t take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings occur in home swimming pools. It is the second leading cause of accidental death for people between the ages of 5 and 24. The good news is there are many ways to keep your kids safe in the water and make sure that they take the right precautions when they’re on their own. Keeping Kids Safe Kids need constant supervision around water — whether the water is in a bathtub, a wading pool, an ornamental fish pond, a swimming pool, a spa, the beach, or a lake. Young children are especially vulnerable — they can drown in less than 2 inches (6 centimeters) of ...

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