SUMMER SAFE – SOME ‘R’ NOT

Have you heard about the shark attacks in the Carolinas? Or the Florida waterspout that carried a bounce house into the air and injured several children? Or the zip line accident in Texas?
SUMMER BOREDOM BUSTERS

In June the summer seems to stretch into infinity. By mid-July, kids could be complaining that “there’s nothing fun to do.” And there’s lots to do! If your children are home from school and underfoot, we’re here to help cure those summertime boredom blues.
OBESITY IN A BOTTLE

You may know that sugary beverages aren’t a great addition to anyone’s daily nutritional intake. But did you know that overweight and obese children are getting as much as 15% of their daily caloric intake just from beverages? The labels tell just part of the story. We tell you the rest!





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JULY


Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Although the various types of juvenile arthritis share many common symptoms, like pain, joint swelling, redness and warmth, each type of JA is distinct and has its own special concerns and symptoms.


INTERNATIONAL GROUP B STREP AWARENESS MONTH

Approximately 1 in 4 pregnant women carry GBS, the leading cause of sepsis and meningitis in newborns according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) GBS can also infect babies during pregnancy and the first few months of life.







Air Force Reserve/Air National Guard Teen Leadership Summits Accepting Applications Now

Teen Leadership Summits offer unique residential camping experiences for AFR/ANG dependents. The Summits focus on leadership development, self-confidence, teambuilding, and foster a sense of belonging to the Air Force community.
Registration Now Open for Military Teen Adventure Camps

The 2015-2016 Military Teen Adventure Camps have been announced and registration is now open. Thirty-nine camps in seven states are being offered for military youth between the ages of 14-18 years old.
Armed Force's America's Kids Run Set for May 16

On your mark, get set, go!  Armed Force's America's Kids Run, the world's largest children's running event, will be hosted on Military installations worldwide on May 16, 2015.