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Hey all!  Remember a couple of years back when we had that rockin’ fine time bbqing and partying with a purpose?

No?  Well, head over here a minute and refresh your memory.  I can wait….

Okay, so, the hope was to make it a yearly thing.  If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll notice we skipped last year.  I’m such a slacker.

Well, I shall slack no more.  My friends and I have decided it’s time for another, and we’ve scheduled it for Saturday, September 12th.  Oh my.  That’s less than 2 months away.  Good thing I’m giving you plenty of time to get that on your calendar.

Anyway, I’ll have more info forthcoming, but I wanted to be sure to let you know that you have plans for that date. 🙂

I hope you can join.  It’s gonna be a good time that you can feel great about. 🙂

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Quick post here….

My friend Jackie, who many of you know or have met out here, has an awesome mom. You know those jr.high/high school years where you may live at your own home, but when you also have a few friends’ homes where you practically live as well? Well, for me, Jackie’s house was one of those places. Especially when my Dad was sick and my parents had to travel for his treatments, Jackie’s house was a haven of security and safety for me. Her mom had a lot to do with that. She’s one of those moms that, while she definitely wasn’t someone you could walk all over, was one who you felt understood and cared for by.

Well, her mom hasn’t stopped caring. She is working super hard to get the funds for a skate park in the small town where we grew up. At the time that I lived there, the options for activity were shooting hoops, taking walks, hitting a tennis ball, and nothing much else that I can think of. I don’t think much has changed. As you could surmise from my story, she is no longer a mom of young kids who would use this park. So, it’s not for personal gain that she works for this project; she works for the benefit of the community and the kids of her hometown. So far, they already have the land secured and the concrete poured. They are just waiting for the rest of the funds to be raised to help finish up the project.

Why does this matter to you? Because there is something that you can do to help her!!! Hamburger Helper is holding a contest we want her to win!!! All you have to do is go TO THIS WEBSITE RIGHT HERE, leave a comment, and know that you helped my friend’s mom help others.

Get to it!!! And thanks so much. 🙂

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