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Free booster seats

Booster Seat Bash Offers FREE Seats & Car Seat Safety Checks
Certified Passenger Safety Technicians Teach Parents How to Use Car Seats and Keep Kids Safe.

Do you have a child under the age of 8? Arizona's new booster seat law requires that children under 8 years of age, and not taller than 4 feet 9 inches, be properly secured in a child restraint system.

WHO:  Phoenix Children's Hospital presents the Barnyard Booster Bash, sponsored by Progressive Insurance. 

WHAT:  Parents can register for a free booster seat if the child's height and weight are appropriate.  Booster seats are for children that weigh between 40 - 100 pounds and are under 4 feet 9 inches tall and over age four. The Booster Bash will teach families how to install booster seats and help identify which passenger seats are right for the child's height, weight, and age.

WHERE: Progressive Insurance, 4550 S. 44th Place, Bldg. 17, Phoenix, AZ 85040

WHEN:  Saturday, Sept.r 22, 9 a.m.-noon

REGISTRATION: The event is free, but families must register online or by calling 602-933-0960. 

Data Doctors
Our tech advisor, Ken Colburn is from Data Doctors.  For more information all things "techie," go to

21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart
Dr. Neal Barnard is from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-686-2210

WHAT: Dr. Neal Barnard details his three-week immersion program  and signs his most recent book, 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart: Boost Metabolism, Lower Cholesterol, and Dramatically Improve Your Health.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Encanto Park Clubhouse, 2605 N. 15th Ave., Phoenix

Rock the Pink
The Phoenix Mercury and the Breast Assured Foundation are looking to set the Guinness Book of World Records for the most mammograms done in eight hours at one location, on Sunday, Sept. 23, in honor of the Mercury's annual "Rock the Pink" event. The mammograms and other festivities will take place before, during and after the team hosts the Seattle Storm. Tip-off is set for noon.
Screening will be held in mobile mammography units from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the plaza at US Airways Center and along First Street between Jefferson and Jackson streets.

Participants who are 40 years and older with insurance will receive a free mammogram, while those without will pay a discounted price of $157, regularly priced at $454. Women under the age of 40 can also receive a mammogram if they provide a doctor's prescription.

To preschedule a "Rock the Pink" screening, please call 1-888-233-6121 and mention "Rock the Pink with the Phoenix Mercury."  It is recommended to schedule a screening in advance; however walk-ups are welcomed.

Auntie Anne's and Alex's Lemonade Stand
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For more information about Auntie Anne's partnership with  the Alex's Lemonade Stand, go to

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