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BBB: Beware of Not-So-Fun ‘Fun’ Runs

 

The Better Business Bureau has been hearing lots of complaints from around the country about various fun runs that have been cancelled with short notice, often with no refunds. Last week, BBB of Greater Cleveland reported on a 5K Foam Fest that was cancelled with just four days’ notice. An email to paid participants said “Unfortunately, we’re not able to provide you with a refund.” A similar event scheduled for southern California was also cancelled with the same “no refund” email. The race website says they have ceased operations as of July 17. Another race company has offered Foam Fest participants a discount code for future theme races.

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BBB: Don’t Let Pests Bug You This Summer

I've never been a big fan of insects. Some are very beneficial (bees, for instance), but most are just a big nuisance. What's the best way to avoid getting 'bugged' this summer (and I don't mean by the NSA!)? Your Better Business Bureau offers up the latest buzz (sorry!) on pest control.

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10 Reasons To Drum For Your Health

You may (or may not) know that I have been a professional singing drummer since I was in high school. While to some, we drummers sit on a seat (known in drumming lingo as a "throne;" please keep your jokes to yourself!), most drumming requires a fair amount of physical and mental abilities. I happened to see a link to this article on Facebook; it pretty well confirms what I and other drummers have known for a long time: drumming is good for your health!

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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TX Water Development Board Seeks Public Input

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will be holding Board work sessions around the state over the next two months to solicit comments on draft rules for the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas (SWIRFT). The draft rules establish prioritization criteria for projects seeking financial assistance from the TWDB.

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Victoria County Farmers Market

Your family will love the taste of fresh fruits, veggies, and other items purchased directly from the folks who grow them. The Victoria County Farmers Market brings you a great variety of locally-grown seasonal produce, dried herbs, potted plants, free range eggs, jams, jellies, baked goods and more

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Health Seminar: Tips For Bug Bite-Free Summer Fun

Join Labron as he discusses natural remedies for bug bites, safe non-toxic skin care for sun as well natural options for insect repellent!

The seminar is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by calling 361-575-4683 (Seating is limited!)

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 1, 2014; 6:30pm- 7:30pm

Location: The Natural Health Clinic

3908 John Stockbauer Ste

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic at St. Patrick’s

A pneumonia vaccine clinic will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church parish hall in Bloomington. Vaccines will be free to those who qualify.

Who qualifies? Anyone 65 and older who has not been vaccinated in the last 5 years OR anyone 60 and older who has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, angina, diabetes, COPD, asthma, is a current smoker or any other disease which might weaken the immune system.

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Opening of Municipal Swimming Pool

The Gary T. Moses Municipal Swimming Pool is opening tomorrow (Wednesday 6/18/14) for the summer season. The pool will be open from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday during the summer.

Located at 211 N. Ben Wilson St., The Gary T. Moses Municipal Pool is a grand facility and will accommodate 300 patrons.

The pool contains 6 swimming lanes, three pool slides, a bathhouse with showers and changing stalls, a covered pavillion with tables and electricity and 4 other shaded sitting areas.

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Thyroid Disease Support Group

Phoenix Johnson, a financial counselor who has fought thyroid disease for more than 20 years, has started a support group.

"It's tough to find information and support systems," Johnson says. "I've done massive amounts of research, and I want to share all I've learned with others

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Alzheimer’s Support Group

Senior Helpers is hosting a bi-weekly support group for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. The next session is on Thursday, June 12th starting at 10:15 a.m. at Copperfield Village Senior Living, 501 E

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