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Posted: July 06, 2016

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MS FAST FACTS: Did you know that 1 out of every thousand people in the world are diagnosed with MS? Did you know women are 3 times more likely to get MS? The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, known in the MS community as MS Focus, is a nonprofit organization focused on providing free services that address the critical needs of people with MS and their families, helping them maintain the best quality of life. Click here for more info.

--------------- HURRICANE SEASON --------------

Hurricane Season runs from June 1st through November 30th.
Forecasters are expecting a busier than usual season in 2017:
Predictions call for 11 - 17 named storms.
5 - 9 of which could become hurricanes.
2 - 4 of which could become major hurricanes.

No matter how many storms form, that does not mean any will make landfall in the U.S. or in South Florida. But all it takes is one storm to cause damage. Easy 93.1 urges you to be prepared.

Here are links to important information about Hurricane Readiness and what do before, during and after a storm:
Miami Dade County Emergency Management.
Broward County Emergency Operations.
Our TV news partner, WSVN 7.
The National Hurricane Center.
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EVENTS AND SERVICES FOR VETERANS

Join Easy 93.1 in honoring our Veterans by supporting Mission United – helping Veterans with employment, legal, health, educational services and more. Find details at MissionUnited.org.

VETERANS RESOURCE DAY
Broward College Military & Veteran Affairs and Career Center Presents a VETERANS RESOURCE DAY, Wednesday, July 21st, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Broward College Central Campus, Bldg. 19 in the Mall Area.

Veterans - stop by to:
*Meet local employers
*Receive resume and career assistance
*Meet representatives from Community Groups
For more information, call 954-201-4587.

PetSmart Charities and Service Dogs for Heroes are teaming up to Heal Hearts with Healing Paws.
Through July 5th, you can help them reach their goal of raising $1 million to provide service dogs for Veterans by making a donation at the checkout counter at your PetSmart Store.

U.S. Army SPC Daniel Agami gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country.
On Sunday, June 25th, the Agami Family invites the public to honor his memory at a 10th Anniversary Memorial and Celebration of his life.
The Memorial Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at Veteran's Park of Coconut Creek, 3550 Lyons Road.
Following the Ceremony, join the Procession to the Celebration & Fundraiser at Bru's Room Bar & Grill, 5460 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Coconut Creek.
Bru's Room will donate a portion of sales for the day to MISSION UNITED to support Veteran's Services in South Florida.

Macy's Got Your 6 Charity Event
In the military, "Got Your Six" means "I've Got Your Back."
From June 28th thru July 4th, Macy's holds the 5th annual Got Your 6 Charity Event to raise money to support Veterans. During this week, give $3 to benefit Got Your 6 and get 25% off storewide.

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ZooMiami is holding a Fishing Derby and Breakfast on Sunday, June 25th, from 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. ZoooMiami will supply the rods, bait and breakfast, and admission to the Zoo is included as well. Find more information and registration here

SUMMER SAFETY

With pools, lakes and canals everywhere in South Florida, knowing how to swim can be critical to safety. Miami-Dade and Broward County Parks have a variety of swim lessons for all ages and skill levels, many available at low or no cost. Find more details below:
Classes in Miami Dade County.
Classes in Broward County.

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The Humane Society of Broward County is holding a Shoe Drive. You read it right - the Humane Society will receive 40 cents for every pound of shoes they donate to Funds2orgs. Gently-worn shoes are being accepted thru June 23rd. Find more info here

Summer Camps

Museum of Discovery and Science

ZooMiami

Broward Center

Arsht Center

Miami Dade County Parks

Broward County Parks

The City of Hollywood’s ArtsPark Movie Nights are back! Free family-friendly flicks every Friday night through September, 8pm at Young Circle. Find the full schedule of movies here.

Easy 93.1 supports the American Heart Association year round. Join us November 19th at Museum Park for the Miami-Dade Heart Walk!

Join Easy 93.1 in honoring our Veterans by supporting Mission United – helping Veterans with employment, legal, health, educational services and more. Find details at MissionUnited.org.
To see upcoming events including Job Fairs and Homeowners Workshops, visit the Mission United Facebook page.

Easy 93.1 invites you to join us supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County and the great work they do for our young people, including after-school programs, homework assistance, vocational training and more. Find more info about programs, how to support them, and how to get your child involved here.

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American Heart Association / Go Red For Women

Easy 93.1 partners with the American Heart Association year-round to raise awareness of the issue of women and heart disease.

Why it Matters: #lifeiswhy

The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Campaign reminds you that heart disease is still the #1 killer of women. 1 in 3 women will die of heart disease - yet 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes.

Know your numbers (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body mass index / BMI) and schedule your annual well-woman visit. Learn more about the causes, your risk factors, and prevention tips here.

Learn more about the Go Red for Women movement and , Go Red Por Tu Corazon.

Kids' Health, courtesy of the American Heart Association:

THE AHA says lowering your kids' sodium intake now can protect their health later. Visit www.sodiumbreakup.heart.org for tips on how to stay healthy through the school year.

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Caring For the Environment
Take care of the planet all year! Click the link to learn simple things you can do to Heal the Planet (and you’ll probably save money, too!).

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Information about the Zika Virus:

Miami-Dade Public Schools Zika Info Broward Public Schools Zika Info

Click here for regular updates from the Florida Department of Health, including information about protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illness.


Resources - links you can use:

Miami-Dade County Government Call 311

Broward County Government Call 211

Your City Connections - click the city name to go to the city website.

Miami-Dade County

Allapattah

Aventura

Bal Harbour

Bay Harbor Islands

Biscayne Park

Coconut Grove

Coral Gables

Cutler Bay

Doral

El Portal

Florida City

Golden Beach

Hialeah

Hialeah Gardens

Homestead

Key Biscayne

Medley

Miami

Miami Beach

Miami Gardens

Miami Lakes

Miami Shores

Miami Springs

North Bay Village

North Miami

North Miami Beach

Opa Locka

Palmetto Bay

Pinecrest

South Miami

Sunny Isles Beach

Surfside

Sweetwater

Virginia Gardens

West Miami

Broward County

Coconut Creek

Cooper City

Coral Springs

Dania Beach

Davie

Deerfield Beach

Fort Lauderdale

Hallandale Beach

Hillsboro Beach

Hollywood

Lauderdale By the Sea

Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderhill

Lighthouse Point

Margate

Miramar

North Lauderdale

Oakland Park

Parkland

Pembroke Park

Pembroke Pines

Plantation

Pompano Beach

Southwest Ranches

Sunrise

Tamarac

West Park

Weston

Wilton Manors


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