For Keepsakes

Today, on National Teddy Bear Day, we talk both Teddy Bears and saluting, which brings to mind an amazing group that puts your old military uniforms to good use. USO of Wisconson, where volunteers will use them to make teddy bears for kids whose parents are deployed. If you are able to donate uniforms or would like to help make bears, please go to Please help if you can. Your donation can also be to check on a soldier, just like you would a neighbor. Let them know you are thinking of them, appreciate their sacrifice, or just sending them a bear hug. You will be glad you did.
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Happy National Dog Day, Five ways to share the love.
  1. Volunteer at your local animal shelter.
  2. Adopt a dog from a rescue shelter.
  3. Donate to an animal shelter.
  4. Offer to walk a sick neighbor or friend's dogs.
  5. Love your dog unconditionally, be the human he deserves. 
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Keep in touch, is something we say before we hang up the phone before we walk away before we get on that plane. Keep in touch has never been more critical than it is today. While the world is battling a pandemic, people are missing their humans, their families, their friends. They are losing the touch of those long, lost hugs. Let them know you are thinking about them. 
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A new Pandemic brings with it a New Vocabulary. These words can be frightening but important to know and understand. How can we be expected to follow these demands, suggestions, and orders if we don't understand what they mean? It's important to educate yourself, so you can keep yourself and others safe with knowledge and not fear, during this Coronavirus Pandemic.
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