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ECORE Donates Flooring For Camp

Lancaster, PA – ECORE International is supporting The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp by providing state-of-the-art flooring that will enhance the Camp’s facilities and help to promote the continued safety and wellness of the children that attend.   The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing ”a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge.  To help support the organization’s mission, ECORE International is donating and installing its Everlast … Continue reading

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My Shoes

Don't judge a man until you walk a mile in his shoes.
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I was a bit too cocky at 14.  I often said things I shouldn’t have. I was told that being quick-witted was a blessing if I knew when to button my lip … and a curse of I didn’t. The guy that told me that was dead-on right. One afternoon before class (in junior high school) one of my teachers was sitting around with a few of us guys and we were just talking like guys do. For those of you ladies that have … Continue reading

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It’s Hard To Be A Hero

What makes a hero?
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“I bet you’ve never heard ole Marshal Dillon say Miss Kitty have you ever thought of running away Settling down will you marry me If I asked you twice and begged you pretty please   –Toby Keith, “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” It’s not easy being a hero these days. I think it was easier to be a hero back when James Arness played Dodge City’s Marshall Matt Dillon on the TV series “Gunsmoke,” which ran for an amazing 20 seasons from 1955 to 1975. Of … Continue reading

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Mammoth Cave Fuels Park Operations with Propane

WASHINGTON – With the donation of propane-powered off-road and stationary equipment from the Propane Education & Research Council, Mammoth Cave National Park has taken important steps to reduce energy consumption at the park and to serve as a model for other national parks across the country.  PERC’s donation of propane-powered equipment totals more than $62,000 and includes three John Deere zero-turn mowers, two Generac portable generators, and a CleanFuel USA propane dispenser featuring eConnect, a fuel network management system for electronic … Continue reading

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Learn To Swim Expands In New York

Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Rose Harvey announced the partnership between NYS Parks, American Red Cross, National Swimming Pool Foundation and the Northeast Spa and Pool Association (NESPA) Foundation continues for a second year and is bringing more free “Learn-to-Swim” programs to an increased number of kids at New York state parks this summer season. “Launched last year at two state parks in the New York City region, this program was widely successful. We are thrilled that … Continue reading

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