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11 Ways Families Can Salute a Veteran

During this month of Thanksgiving, don’t forget to express your gratitude to our military service members. Many organizations and veterans groups offer ways to help support and thank the armed forces. You family can help a veteran, deployed service member, and/or military families. Here’s how: Aid an expectant military mom. Nothing relieves a soldier’s worries more than knowing his family is supported back home. Operation Top Knot, an organization started by college student Audri Cid in 2003, is a nationwide network of individuals who sew, knit, and create gift baskets to support... 

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Tallahassee Offers Grade A Family Fun

Florida’s Capital is More Than A College Town! Tallahassee is one of Florida’s most famous cities ─ recognized as home to our state’s capitol and legislature and, as many ‘Noles fans can attest to, the stomping grounds of Florida State University (FSU), an institution comprised of 16 separate colleges and more than 110 centers, facilities, labs, and institutes that offer 300 programs of study. But this Panhandle town boasts much more than garnet and gold championship football games and lively political debate. Nicknamed “Trailahassee,” the region features more than 600 miles of some... 

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Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving

Getting your family to eat heart-healthy, especially during the holiday season, takes effort! But the American Heart Association can help. Kick off the season by taking part in National Eating Healthy Day on Wednesday, November 4. Then, use AHA recipes to serve up delicious & heart-friendly Thanksgiving dishes. Mom’s Roasted Turkey with Butternut Squash and Asparagus Serves 8 | 252 Calories | 71 mg Sodium Ingredients  Roasted Turkey 12 lb. fresh or frozen turkey, thawed 2 tbsps. dried, salt-free herbs, Italian blend 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 tsp. black pepper 1 cup fresh carrots (about... 

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