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Plano Pacers 5 Mile Fling

The Plano Pacers is a running club in Plano, Texas. The group meets on the last Saturday of every month for events that range from one mile to 15K, or 9.3 miles. All age groups and levels of runners are welcome to join. The group has over 700 members. The Plano Pacers 5 Mile Fling On Saturday, September 28, 2013, the Plano Pacers are holding their Five Mile Fling. The race begins at 8 a.m. at Bob Woodruff Park. The park is located at 2510 San Gabriel Drive in Plano. Club members can participate in the race for free. Non-members pay a $10 fee. Runs sponsored by the Plano Pacers are a great Read Full Post

Is Your Boat Insured?

It's the end of the summer and time to put away your favorite water vessel until next year. But, responsible boat ownership goes beyond keeping your vessel in good repair and operating it safely. You also need to make sure that you have adequate watercraft insurance. And, even though summer is over, it makes sense to maintain your boat insurance policy all year. Even when you aren't using your boat, it can be subject to many of the same risks that face homeowners and car-owners. During transportation and storage, there is still the potential for things to go wrong. You can be held responsible Read Full Post

Back To School Safety Tips

When summer comes to an end, it means it’s time to go back to school! Back to school means new friends, teachers, and maybe a new school, but for parents it signals a time to update your child on school and transportation safety. There are several safety tips that you can follow in order to protect your children during the school year. One major concern that many parents have is transportation safety. For the children who have to ride the bus to and from school, there are a few safety precautions that parents, as well as children, can take. Transportation safety includes children who walk Read Full Post

Put Those Summer Veggies To Use

If you grow a vegetable garden in your backyard, put your summer veggies to use in a variety of ways that appeal to every person's palate. Even if you do not grow your own garden, buy a variety of vegetables at a local farmer's market in Plano. Create intriguing salads that include Romaine lettuce, baby lettuce, cherry tomatoes, thinly shredded zucchini, baby carrots and purple cabbage. Serve your salad with a simple homemade dressing consisting of extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice and a touch of sea salt, to create an award winning salad. Cook a pot of brown rice, and add grilled Read Full Post

Protect Your Home’s Foundation This Summer

The summer months are an excellent time for home renovations and home repairs. Protecting a home's foundation is extremely important because a foundation can cause a great amount of damage to other parts of a home. Improvements to a home foundation can also be beneficial for home insurance purposes. Home foundations should always be regularly inspected for any signs of damage such as cracks or signs that moisture is seeping into the top of the foundation. Either of these signs could potentially be dangerous. Homeowners should make sure that the ground surrounding their home is always sloping Read Full Post