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Found 4 blog entries for October 2013.


Caught a chance to witness the wonder of the Boise, Idaho based dancer, Trey McIntyre? Surely you've heard of him – he's a dancer and a choreographer whose won numerous awards for his amazing talents, including a Choo San Goh award for choreography as well as two grants for choreography from the National Endowment of the Arts. The work of Trey McIntyre has been performed by outstanding dance companies such as the American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, the Washington Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and Stuttgart Ballet.

Trey McIntyre was born in Wichita, Kansas and trained at North Carolina School of the Arts and Houston Ballet Academy. He was appointed Choreographic Apprentice to Houston Ballet in 1989 and in 1995, he became the…

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Double Story House

Home values are determined by much more than the home itself. There are many factors outside your control that have a direct effect on your property – which can be either good or bad. You may be able to tolerate your neighbor's overgrown lawn, but you can be sure a home appraiser will not.

While you'd love to be able to set your own price of what you think your home is worth, the bank will no doubt want to see something more objective before it lines your home up with a mortgage for the next buyer. This is where the home appraiser's job comes in during the home buying and selling process. If you've worked hard and steady for several years upgrading and improving your home, the home appraisal process can be very rewarding – we all like to see our hard…

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Community Watch Vest

According to Usa on Watch, over 38 percent of the U.S. population is involved in some type of Neighborhood Watch program.

In the U.S., the Neighborhood Watch rolled into existence during the late 1960's as a result of increased burglary rates across the country. As a result, Neighborhood Watch programs began hitting American towns, and launched what has become one of the oldest and tried and true crime prevention methods in the country. In residential areas, powered by the involvement of local citizens, these watch programs build safe and healthy neighborhoods by adding home and personal safety as well as a sense of community to homeowners.

After the initiative of concerned citizens and their efforts, the National Sheriff's Association responded,…

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The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest member of the animal kingdom, and according to National Geographic, the fastest recorded Peregrine Falcon was clocked going 242 miles an hour. These powerful birds drop down on their prey from high above in spectacular dives called stoops. These magnificent birds were nearly wiped off the earth in the middle of the twentieth century in North America due to pesticides, but thanks to the Peregrine Fund and the efforts of other organizations, the nearly extinct bird was removed from the endangered species list in 1999 during a celebration held right here in Boise, Idaho.

The World Center for Birds of Prey, the headquarters for the Peregrine Fund, is a non profit organization that focuses its efforts on protecting and…

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