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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.

--------------- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH --------------

Easy 93.1 supports Women in Distress and the SafeSpace Foundation shelters in Broward and Miami-Dade County.
Both provide a wide range of services for people seeking to leave an abusive relationship, including counseling and safe shelter.
Any time you need assistance or guidance, please call the 24-Hour Crisis Hotlines:
954-761-1133
800-500-1119
In an emergency always call 911.

Domestic Violence Awareness Events during October:

October 10, 6pm - 7:30 pm
Silent Witness Memorial Tribute
Commemorate the lives lost to domestic violence in Broward County
Long Key Nature Center, 3501 SW 130th Ave, Davie

October 12, 9am - noon
Walk In My Shoes - Navigating the Complex Realities of Intimate Partner Violence
954-760-9800, ext. 1214

October 14, 7 am - noon
10th Annual Walk to End Domestic Violence
Featuring family-friendly entertainment and refreshments.
Upgrade to an 'All-Star' Ticket which includes a commemorative Domestic Violence Awareness All Star walk-a-thon gift , one ticket to a Miami Heat game and an opportunity to shoot one foul shot “live” on the Miami Heat court following the game.
North Miami Beach Police Department, 16901 NE 19th Ave, North Miami Beach, 33162
Information and Registration here.

October 19, 6pm - 8:30pm
Women's Empowerment Forum
Cocktail Reception & Program featuring Keynote Speaker Ellen Levine, Hearst Magazine Consultant & Advisor, who will speak about how women can find success in today's workplace.
954-760-9800.

Find the full calendar of events and City Proclamations here.

The 4th Annual Women in Distress Charity Golf Tournament is set for Monday, November 13th, at Coral Ridge Country Club. Find more info and registration information here.

Women in Distress is one of the beneficiaries of the annual Men of Style Fashion Show and Fundraiser at the Galleria Mall, Fort Lauderdale, November 30th. Find more info and ticket information here.

You can support Women in Distress by donating items for their Holiday Drives. A range of items, from food for a Thanksgiving Meal to toys for the kids at the shelter, are needed. Take a look at the many ways you can help by clicking here.

The Broward Victims Rights Coalition provides a list of more than 2 dozen agencies that offer support and services for people in, or trying to leave an abusive relationship, here.

--------------- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH --------------

The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative is an outreach organization dedicated to educating women about the importance of breast & heart health while providing them with the resources to beat these diseases.

Check their Outreach Schedule here, or call for information: 1-866-315-7711.

You can also support their mission when you join Easy 93.1 at WBHI's 6th Annual B'Fore Pink Golf Tournament on Friday, October 13th, at Don Shula's Golf Club in Miami Lakes. Find details and get registered here.

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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.
To see upcoming events including Job Fairs and Homeowners Workshops, visit the Mission United Facebook page.

You'll also find links to a number of organizations that provide resources and support for Veterans on our Veteran's Resource Page.

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Exceptional Theater Company provides programs for people with disabilities to achieve creative expression through arts and culture. Join them for the Heroes Gala on October 21st at the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel. Find details and make reservations here.

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

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.

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

Hurricane Season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

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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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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