News for June 25

Looking for a way to beat the heat this summer?
How about a classic hit movie with the kids…
Check out the Triad “affordable Summer Movie Guide” from Piedmont Parent

Tuesday on Focus on the Family…Jim Daily talks with Bono. 
He’s a Husband, Father, Advocate and the front man for the band ‘U2’…
Bono shares openly how his faith in Jesus Christ motivates him to be an advocate for the world’s neediest people.
*Tuesday’s Focus on the Family 9pm on WBFJ-FM.

76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck
Roughly three-quarters of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, with little to no emergency savings. Fewer than one in four Americans have enough money in their savings account to cover at least six months of expenses, enough for possible job loss, other unexpected events..  27% had no savings at all.

When you were learning to ride your bike, did your parents tell you stop at the end of the road?
The Kyle brothers (in their mid 20s now) didn’t listen apparently. Now having cycled more than 3,400 miles, thru snow, rain camped in 11 states. Tyler and Cody started their trek in San Francisco on April 7 and, after a week of rest in Clemmons, will complete their 3,800-mile, cross-country journey in Beaufort next month. The California natives climb on their bikes at 7 a.m. and ride until 5 p.m., averaging 60 miles a day.. They have biked almost every day for the past 78 days.

In less than a week, the Carolina SciQuarium in Greensboro will open to the public.
The 22,000-square-foot Carolina SciQuarium is the only facility of its kind in the state – consisting of an aquarium, museum and zoo. The SciQuarium opens to the public at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Admission prices will increase on June 29 to $12.50 for adults and $11.50 for kids, 13-years-old and younger.

5k races are popular these days… a lot of people sign up and race for good causes nearly every weekend in the Triad.. want to sign up for THIS opportunity?
Piedmont resident Rob French recently raised $1,000 for Alzheimer’s disease research by running for 24 hours straight and wanted to raise awareness for patients and caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. French said he is passionate about the cause because his father died of Alzheimer’s disease said he is going to take a few weeks off from running before hitting the road again.

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