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Spa-La-La-La-La For Her

Spa-La-La-La-La Holiday for her from Natural Body Spa

My how time has flown! Hard to believe we are already in December. I always try to find something special for my readers during the holidays which is why I am so excited for this year's exclusive offer from Natural Body Spa. Self-care is so very important and that special Her in your life is working so hard to make the holidays perfect. She probably isn't thinking self-care right now, that's where you get to step in and give Her some self-care. You won't find this Spa Day with Comfy Robe offer anyplace else, so make sure you take advantage of these treats for Her.

 
Spa Day with Comfy Robe

Any Spa Day over $250 purchased in store receives a Comfy Terry Velour Robe for Free for Her

Don't have time to get to the store?

Check out these two other treatments for Her that will pamper her right:

Stone Massage $110
 
 
Eminence Organics Vita Skin Facials from Natural Body Spa

UNC Dentist Honored for Bringing Special Smiles to Those With Intellectual Disabilities

 
For the past 20 years, Dr. Michael Milano of Apex has tirelessly volunteered by providing free dental exams, arranging follow-up care, recruiting more than 1,000 dental professionals, writing grants, publishing related peer-reviewed research, and presenting medical education to improve dental care and smiles for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
 
"Dr. Milano's commitment to dental health, the Special Smiles program, and the Special Olympics community is second to none," said Keith L. Fishburne, Special Olympics North Carolina President and CEO.

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Save Money & Energy by Upgrading Your Christmas Lights

 In fact, LED Christmas lights use 75 percent less energy and last up to 10 times longer than traditional incandescent lights.

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to grab those boxes of Christmas lights from the attic. Chances are, some may not work anymore and it’s time for something new to brighten things up.

This year, consider investing in LED lights—they aren’t just for your kitchen and bath anymore. In fact, LED Christmas lights use 75 percent less energy and last up to 10 times longer than traditional incandescent lights.

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119,662 Americans: Give rusty patched bumble bee endangered status

As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers granting Endangered Species Act protection to the rusty patched bumble bee, groups are taking the fight to their front door. Friends of the Earth, Environment America, Environmental Action and the Sierra Club are delivering petitions to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife headquarters today signed by 119,662 people urging the agency to enact immediate protections for the bee. The agency is accepting comments on the listing until Nov. 21.

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Eco-Products Unveils Colorful New Line of Compostable Partyware

Stylish, Sophisticated and Sustainable: Plates, Cups and Utensils Bring Pizzazz to Parties, Maximizing Impact on Guests, Not the PlanetStylish, Sophisticated and Sustainable: Plates, Cups and Utensils Bring Pizzazz to Parties, Maximizing Impact on Guests, Not the Planet

Eco-Products is launching a new line of compostable plates, bowls and cups made for the host who wants to make a colorful statement – for their party and for the environment.

The new line – called “Eco-Products Colors” – comes in a wide array of designs made to stand out from other compostable products.

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Empower Adventures Tampa Bay Opens Zip Line Park over Wilderness Preserve

Empower Adventures Tampa Bay Celebrates Grand Opening with a Zip Line Presentation over Wilderness Preserve in Oldsmar, Florida. Empower Adventures of Tampa Bay (EATB) has been flying high with residents, community leaders and media with back-to-back aerial tours on their brand new zip line course high above the Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve in Oldsmar.

A formal ribbon cutting took place at 10:00 am this morning at Bicentennial Park.  Attendees included Oldsmar Mayor Doug Bevis, City Council members, Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Rep. Chris Sprowls and various other community leaders and Tampa Bay residents.

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Tell Us a Story Day: 19 High Schools Showing Us How to Go Green

EcoLink Storytelling

We’re back to kick off week 3 of 'Anaheim or Bust!' a 5-week contest happening between 10/10 – 11/11/2016 featuring 19 Georgia High School DECA chapters competing for their share of $25,000!

As Ecolink continues to celebrate their 25 years of business, each week they are highlighting a specific social platform and, by extension, shine a light on causes that reflect our values. Our featured platform for week of 10/24 - 28 is Twitter, the 140-character moderator that lets opinions fly as far and wide as a hashtag will take them. To do so, we’re stealing some thunder from our neighbors across the pond in Scotland with National Tell A Story Day! The U.S has traditionally celebrated National Tell A Story Day on April 27th, whereas Scotland and the UK celebrate on October 27th.

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USDA Announces $3.8 Million in Grants and Additional $7 Million Available for Critical Research to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Six universities have been awarded nearly $4 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help fight obesity and improve the health of our nation's children, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today. Secretary Vilsack also announced that USDA is accepting applications for up to $7 million for additional projects next year. This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill and administered by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

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Feds Release Grossly Inadequate Proposed Rule to Conserve Overfished Dusky Sharks

 

Dusky Sharks Severely Depleted in U.S. Fisheries in Violation of Federal Law

Today, in response to a 2015 Oceana lawsuit, the Obama administration released a proposal to address the chronic overfishing of dusky sharks in U.S. waters. In the proposed rule, which Oceana deems grossly inadequate, the National Marine Fisheries Service fails to offer the measures necessary to stop dusky shark declines and aide their recovery, such as strict limits on the number of dusky sharks unintentially caught in multiple fisheries in the Atlantic Ocean andGulf of Mexico. Dusky shark populations off the Atlantic and Gulf coasts have plummeted by 65 percent in the past two decades as a result of overfishing and bycatch – the capture of non-target fish and ocean wildlife.

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New Scene Added to Celebrate 25th Fantasy In Lights - Tickets & Packages On Sale Now

This holiday season Callaway Gardens marks the 25th year of the award-winning Fantasy In Lights® with the addition of a new scene.

This holiday season Callaway Gardens marks the 25th year of the award-winning Fantasy In Lights® with the addition of a new scene.

“Fantasy In Lights is an amazing holiday celebration,” said William “Bill” R. Doyle, III, president and CEO of Callaway Gardens.  “Last year was my first experience with Fantasy In Lights.  I was so impressed with this event and the connection it has with so many guests year after year.  We are pleased to announce the addition of a new scene named, “Snow Day.”  Investing in Fantasy In Lights was an easy decision, especially to celebrate our 25th year.  I encourage everyone to come out to enjoy Fantasy In Lights and celebrate this great milestone with us.”

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