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Little Known Facts

  • Temp Extremes on Earth's surface on 7-20-2016!
    These ARE "everyday" & NOT Record Temps!
    Iraq: 126deg. F.
    Antartica: -91deg. F.
    217 deg. spread
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  • Sea Levels in Pineland have NOT gone up 1 inch in
    50 years - But
    the Atlantic Ocean,
    150 miles away
    has risen 3 feet?
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  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
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  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
    10-31-16; Wall
    Street Journal,
    1 Doz. eggs, $150
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In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory crude oil originates from biological material. The Story
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Little Known Arab Facts
The Story
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The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
The Cell Story
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Read: Climate Change "Consensus" a Fallacy
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion
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17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

From Our Hearts Raised $41,000 at Breast Fest

This year’s Breast Fest was quite the success. We had a record number of walkers and raised over $41,000 with over $14,000 coming from the karaoke portion of the event. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the year’s event, we had six fundraising karaoke contests around the island in February where voting was done with quarters. The top two contestants from each venue then competed in a final contest at Breast Fest. After the walk, there was music from our terrific local musicians and then ended the event with the final karaoke contest. Not only did friends and family support the contestants but the venues supported them as well. It was great fun and they will be doing it again next year.

As we look forward into the next year, we are going to ramp up our efforts to get new members. Some of the current board members are getting burnt out (not to mention their old backs are tired) so we need new energy.

Over the summer we will be restructuring our meetings so membership meetings will be separate from Board meetings. Membership meetings would be held at restaurants or other places where food and drinks are available. If anyone has ideas about how we could attract new members please share! What would get you to come to a meeting? These meetings would be limited to the months around our two annual events: October Breast and Breast Fest. More to come so stay tuned.

On a final note, we are expanding our partnerships to include the Beacon of Hope. They are now part of their Wellness Committee and will work with them to reach more islanders who need our support. We are also in discussions with the Cancer Alliance of Naples who have expanded their services into Lee County. We provide non-medical services to people fighting cancer. We hope to partner with them to add services to islanders fighting breast cancer.

That’s all for now. Have a great summer and if you have any ideas for us, don’t hesitate to send them along.

From Our Hearts Board:
Mary Scott, John Thurston, Barb Riordan, Guylyn Demeyere, Patricia Downing, Dee Hanks, Julie Herder, Kris Hornsby, Terri James and Dona Wells

From Our Hearts, Inc.
P.O. Box 356
Matlacha, FL 33993
(239) 233-7437
www.fromourheart.org

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Items of Note

  • NOW! 4th of July, 2017 -- Here for 4th of July, 2017 Parade video
  • ClamJamSWFL Video video link
  • 4th of July, 2016- Here for 4th of July, 2016 Parade video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago

Relevant Quotes

In 10,000 years no one ever sacrificed their arms, their legs, their family or their life for "progress."

Speaking of Iran's crude nuclear bomb technology and inaccurate delivery systems, "If I were the (west bank) Palestinians, I'd be a little nervous." --John Wohlstetter, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute
  
"Goodbye, my beloved friend. A great voice falls silent. A great heart stops. " --Salman Rushdie (On the death of Christopher Hitchens, Dec.,16, 2011)

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."...."To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."-- Thomas Jefferson


"If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare… The powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America."--Alexander Hamilton:


“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." --Winston Churchill