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Planet Flop Fights Poverty with Soles

Planet Flop Fights Poverty with Soles

Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of poverty and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Sole4souls looks for companies in the apparel and footwear industry to partner with to battle for the lives of people in natural diasters and to combat poverty.

Soles4souls is partnering with Planet Flops who make flip flops made of natural rubber and from every one flipflop purchased one goes to provide footwear to an impoverish adult and/or child in developing nations. It’s called the “Buy one, Give One” campaign. Planet Flop also has the Buy one Plant program that plants a tree in the Brazilian rainforest for every pair of its flip flop sold on its website. Soles4Souls’ other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls.

Farmers & Artisans to Offer Unique Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Share Programs

Farmers & Artisans to Offer Unique Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Share Programs

Their loyal customers have been heard! Beginning this summer, Farmers & Artisans, a unique Williamsville store offering a mix of local produce and products, will offer vegetable, fruit and flower shares. These shares are similar to traditional Community Supported Agriculture programs, with consumers subscribing to a weekly portion of fresh, local produce and/or flowers throughout the summer and fall seasons (June through October).  

Love the Skin You're In

Love the Skin You're In

 

Some say beauty is in often skin deep but this 2012 its all about having the perfect looking high def skin. The runways for 2012 had many designers going for that all natural look with perfect natural complexion.  As we know it having that polished baby face can often be attributed to genes so obtaining that flawless look with the right makeup tips are possible. Like the old saying Love the skin you’re in and with the help of the following tips look totally flawless.

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How to Keep Your Pet Healthy During Any Season

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy During Any Season

\(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Americans love pets — to the tune of 62 percent of all households with at least one pet in residence, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Statistics show that 72.9 million homes accommodate approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats. 

BOCES Student Strives for Degree in Neuroscience

BOCES Student Strives for Degree in Neuroscience

The faculty members at Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career & Technical Center have selected Nicholas Allen, a senior from Maryvale High School, as their featured student of the month for March. Nicholas is currently enrolled in the Connections Health Careers program based at the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital under the instruction of Christine Tillman.

Nicholas was selected by the staff and administration from the BOCES career center because he routinely contributes to class discussions and activities with relevance, insight and professionalism. He consistently takes advantage of the educational opportunities available to him through his internships.

"It is evident he truly enjoys attending class and spending time at the VA," said Tillman.

Nicholas entered the program with an interest in some aspect of the healthcare field. He has decided to attend Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. majoring in Neuroscience. 

Helping Your Pets Take a Bite Out of Poor Health

Helping Your Pets Take a Bite Out of Poor Health

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Dog owners who think a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s are barking up the wrong tree — and they are not alone. In fact, according to a recent survey, many pet owners have beliefs about their pet’s health that are not accurate or grounded in science.

For example, the study — commissioned by the Greenies brand, the maker of dental chews and treats for pets — found that almost half of pet owners believe that dogs’ mouths are cleaner than humans’ and that any type of chewing is good for a dog’s teeth.

Local Product Carried by National Retailer

Local Product Carried by National Retailer

Cool Gel ’n Cap, the adorable and unique first aid hat for toddlers and young children that holds a non-toxic cool or warm gel pack in place for relief of bumps, bruises, earaches and headaches, can now be purchased online at Target.com.

“Consumers know and respect the Target name and appreciate the fact that Target is both family and community oriented,” said Cool Gel ’n Cap President and Founder Timothy Panicali of Elma, N.Y. “We are very proud of our new relationship with Target and look forward to partnering with them for many years to come.”