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It's Officially Fall!

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It’s officially Fall. So how many of you are counting the days until Spring? Are you planning to cocoon yourself this winter? If you said yes to either of the above, it’s time to re-consider your coping strategy. Winter is inevitable and it can feel incredibly long if you go out of your way to avoid it at all cost. So how about embracing it and finding some winter sports? Believe it or not, you’ll start to like (if not love) winter if you start skating, tobogganing, skiing and/or snowboarding. And there are other benefits of keeping active, most notably,...

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Fundraising Made Easy

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Fundraising has never been more critical! Schools, charity groups and clubs are scrambling to find new ways to raise money because of the tight economy and government cutbacks. Tail Wags Helmet Covers has a solution. Our fundraising program allows your organization to raise $20.00 for every $40.00 helmet cover sold; in other words, you earn 50% of all sales you generate. Sound too good to be true? It’s actually easier than you think. Tail Wags provides you with everything you need including brochures for every student or family involved in your program. For more details, please visit: http://www.tail-wags.com/fundraising_info.php There isn’t...

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No Helmet No Insurance

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Helmets are now a mandatory prerequisite for anyone purchasing an Essential Travel Winter Sports Policy (part of the Thomas Cook group). Key to the Essential Travel’s “Use Your Head” campaign, this U.K. based company is ensuring its customers wear safety helmets by writing this stipulation in to their travel insurance policies. According to the company, there has been an increase in the percentage of insurance claims on the winter sports packages for head injuries and they’d like to reverse that trend. Furthermore, to show their commitment to raising helmet safety awareness, Essential Travel is donating £1 (from the cost of...

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Life Changing Events

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Have you ever had one of those events in your life that stops you dead in your tracks and changes either your perspective or direction for the future? Skiing full speed in to a tree was one of those moments in my life. I was skiing with my family when one of my sons suddenly called out, “Mom”. Everything would have been fine if I’d remembered to stop skiing before turning around to check on him. You guessed it … I hit the tree head on! When I regained consciousness, I was staring up at the ski patrol. My skis...

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Tail Wags Helmet Covers is Bilingual!

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It's long overdue (but better late than never) ... The Tail Wags Helmet Covers web site is now bilingual! I've wanted to take this step for several years but my lack of French has been a huge barrier. Thank goodness for Diana Yazidjian who spearheaded this initiative by hiring a translator, Robin Sylvestre, and making sure the French content is in sync with the Tail Wags message. I am very pleased to announce that Diana is going to play an ongoing role within Tail Wags as our new Francophone Community Director. Please welcome her by following her on twitter at...

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