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July is National Parks and Recreation Month. Check out this video and article about all the fun ways you can celebrate: https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/06/30/apk-heres-how-to-celebrate-national-parks-and-recreation-month-in-southern-utah/#.Yr4Uti1h1pI

Take a Hike, Pal

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  You don't have to even travel outside the city limits of St. George to find amazing places to hike.  To help hikers locate local trailheads, Bo Beck and Jeremy Gorzalski have published a new book called "Favorite Hikes in and Around St. George."  Check out this video and article about this wonderful hiking guide:  https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=927893&action=edit

Lifeguard Shortage Affects Southern Utah

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There is a nationwide shortage of lifeguards this summer.  In Southern Utah, it's a mixed bag when it comes to keeping fully staffed.  Check out this video and article in St. George News explaining where the problem is and how it is being solved: https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/06/19/apk-southern-utah-pool-facilities-are-scrambling-to-hire-lifeguards-in-face-of-staff-shortages/#.YrBJ9y1h3ig

National Rescue Dog Day

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  Today is National Rescue Dog Day. Take a look at what is happening in the shelters and rescue operations in Southern Utah:     https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/05/20/apk-national-rescue-dog-day-this-is-what-you-can-do-to-help-ease-the-rise-of-homeless-pets-in-southern-utah/#.YogXoC1h2YY

Using the Ironman World Championship to Help those with ALS

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  I had the privilege of doing a profile on Ironman Athlete Matt Russell for St. George News. Not only is Matt a great athlete and truly kind person, he rides with an ALS insignia on his jersey and helmet. Our family lost my brother, Joseph, to ALS, so we really appreciate it when a celebrity uses their platform to bring awareness to the disease. Check out this inspiring video and article about Matt and make sure to cheer him on during the Ironman World Championship on May 7 in St. George:  https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/04/15/apk-in-memory-of-my-mother-ironman-athlete-overcomes-injury-honors-those-fighting-als/#.YmcCpC1h2YZ

Celebrating Ramadan in Southern Utah

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Wishing a joyful Ramadan to all my Muslim friends. I had the honor of learning more about Ramadan during an event a couple weeks ago hosted by some members of the Muslim community in Southern Utah. Check out the video and article in St. George News: https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/04/02/apk-it-is-a-month-of-kindness-muslims-celebrate-ramadan-in-southern-utah/#.YkhlBS1h2X0

Be My Guest

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  Heading to a wedding this spring? Be my guest! Learn all about wedding etiquette in St. George News: https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2022/03/19/apk-with-wedding-season-approaching-in-southern-utah-here-is-some-important-etiquette-to-keep-in-mind/#.YjdJzy1h3WY