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Make a Designated Driver Part of Your Fourth of July Plans

Make a Designated Driver Part of Your Fourth of July Plans

 

With backyard parties, cookouts and fireworks, the July 4th holiday is a favorite time of year for many Americans. But the celebrating can turn deadly when people drive after drinking alcohol.  

“Impaired driving can turn celebrations into tragedy in an instant,” said Monica Farrar, director of The Resource Training Center Drinking Driver Program. “With July 4th approaching, we’re reminding people of the cost of impaired driving. In 2012, 179 people were killed in crashes over this holiday period. Of those deaths, 44 percent were in crashes that involved alcohol.

Explore Buffalo Releases Extensive List of July Tours

Explore Buffalo Releases Extensive List of July Tours

 

Explore Buffalo, a nonprofit organization providing tours and other opportunities where guests can discover Buffalo’s great architecture, history and neighborhoods, has announced an extensive lineup of July events. 

Sunglasses Can Protect Your Eyes From Damage Year-round

Sunglasses Can Protect Your Eyes From Damage Year-round

 

Sunglasses have come a long way over the years, and you’re now seeing more and more people wearing them year-round and not just during the sunny summer months. When searching for the perfect pair to match your style, you’re sure to come across terms such as “UV protection” and “polarization,” which you may not be too familiar with.

London’s TD Sunfest to Celebrate 20 Years of World Cultures

London’s TD Sunfest to Celebrate 20 Years of World Cultures

 

When TD Sunfest ’14 opens on July 3rd for four days in nearby London, Ontario, it will mark a major milestone for one of Ontario’s signature summer events – 20 years of celebrating world cultures through culturally diverse music and dance, food, crafts and visual art.

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Making a Connection Between Your Pet and Your Date

Making a Connection Between Your Pet and Your Date

 

(Welcome to our weekly 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!)

When you’ve made a “love connection” and feel it’s time to introduce your two-legged companion to your four-legged friend, here are a few tips from PetSmart Charities and Match, the world’s largest dating website. They have teamed up to reveal the important role that pets play in our dating lives.

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Saudi Students Explore Global Health Issues in Daemen Program

Saudi Students Explore Global Health Issues in Daemen Program

A group of Saudi Arabian medical students are gaining a better understanding of global health issues and the U.S. health care field while also experiencing American culture through a three-week Summer Enrichment Program being held at Daemen College.

The third annual residential program, which is offered as part of a Daemen-Jazan University international education agreement, has brought 10 Saudi Arabian students to the Daemen campus to take part in this unique learning experience that started on June 9.

“This program is a tremendous opportunity for the students to learn about the U.S. health care system from a variety of highly skilled and experienced practitioners,” said Dr. Patricia Brown, vice president for enrollment management. “It also exposes them to a different culture and new experiences at Daemen and in our Western New York region.”

Nearby London’s Budweiser Gardens to Host Michael Bublé Concert

Nearby London’s Budweiser Gardens to Host Michael Bublé Concert

 

This year marks the triumphant return of Michael Bublé to Canada as he recently announced eight performances across the country kicking off today (June 19) in Vancouver. Bublé’s concert in London, Ontario’s Budweiser Gardens, located at 99 Dundas St., takes place at 8 p.m. June 30.
Bublé recently wrapped up a 40-date tour of the U.S. in support of his sixth studio album “To Be Loved,” which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Magazine’s Top 200 Pop Charts. Produced by Bob Rock, “To Be Loved” was recorded in Vancouver and Los Angeles and includes a mix of standards as well as four original songs co-written by Bublé.