Wednesday, August 26, 2015

GIVEAWAY: Soldier Hollow Classic Sheep Dog Competition

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Soldier Hollow Classic
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Utah’s Soldier Hollow Classic is a fun and unique event for families to visit on Labor Day Weekend. Not only do they display the talents of the best-trained animals in the world, but also a variety of family-friendly and interactive events that will entertain guests of all ages. Some of these will include the Wild Wonders Animal Show, police K-9 demonstrations, local food vendors, and the crowd-favorite Splash Dogs. 

SoldierHollowClassicInstagram_007Over 25,000 spectators make the Soldier Hollow Classic a holiday-weekend hit in our state. We attended for the first time a few years ago, and had a blast. The dogs were so much fun to watch as they rounded up the sheep and livestock from the hillside, and my kids laughed and giggled while watching the Splash Dogs.

We also loved visiting each of the different food and craft vendors, and can’t wait to get back there for one of the navajo tacos!

Read all about our first experience visiting the Soldier Hollow Classic a few years ago.

You can purchase your tickets in advance online, or when you arrive.

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GIVEAWAY:

We are giving away four family 4-packs of tickets to this Labor Day weekend’s Soldier Hollow Classic. Fill out the Rafflecopter below to enter.

What you need to know:

  • Deadline to enter is Sunday night August 30th 2015 at 11:59pm
  • Winners will be responsible for picking their tickets up at Will Call the day they attend.
  • Winner must respond to winning notification email within 24 hours or a new winner will be chosen. We will not be held responsible for any reason email is not received. This includes but is not limited to junk email filtering, lack of internet, incorrect email address connected to social media account, or any other reason email is not received after it is sent out.
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Friday, August 21, 2015

West Valley City’s PizzaRev Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary with $5 Pizzas

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West Valley City, UT (August 21, 2015) – To celebrate the one-year anniversary of its West Valley City location, PizzaRev is serving $5 pizzas all day on Monday, August 24. To redeem their custom, personal pizza, guests can simply like or follow PizzaRev on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and show their phone to the cashier at the build-your-own pizza shop, located at 3603 South 2700 West, West Valley City, UT 84119. (Outside Valley Fair Mall)

PizzaRev is a “Craft Your Own” pizza concept offering fully customized personal-sized 11” pizzas. Guests choose from homemade dough, sauces, cheeses, and more than 30 fresh toppings. Each pizza is assembled before your eyes and then fired up in a 900 degree, stone oven. The thin and crispy Roman-style pizza is ready in just three minutes!

“It has been an absolute pleasure to bring PizzaRev into West Valley City! I am so appreciative for the overwhelming support from the local community. I look forward to not only serving delicious pizza but also giving back to the community for years to come,” said PizzaRev franchise owner, Jeff Meyer.

PizzaRev is active in the West Valley City community, often hosting fundraisers for local organizations and sponsoring events in the area. In addition to the location at Valley Fair Mall, PizzaRev operates a second West Valley City location at 2927 South 5600 West. Since opening its doors one year ago, the pizza shop has raised more than $4,000 for schools, sports leagues, churches and charities throughout West Valley City. For more information about fundraising and sponsorship opportunities with either PizzaRev location in West Valley City, please fill out a request form at www.pizzarev.com/fundraisers.

About PizzaRev

PizzaRev is a "build-your-own" fast-casual pizza concept that has reinvented the way America eats its favorite food. Guests are empowered to fully customize a personal-sized 11" pizza for one price. Homemade dough options, flavorful sauces, all-natural cheeses, and more than 30+ artisanal toppings, everything is on display at PizzaRev and assembled right before your eyes. The pizzas are then fired in a 900-degree, stone-hearth oven which produces a thin and crispy Roman-style pizza in just three minutes. Los Angeles-based PizzaRev was founded in 2012; the executive team possesses a combination of Fortune 500 operating experience and high-profile restaurant management. 

PizzaRev is currently franchising and announced a strategic partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings in 2013. The company currently has 17 corporate restaurants and 10 franchise locations in operation, with additional franchises under development across Washington, D.C. and 12 states: CA, CO, MA, MN, MO, ND, NV, NY, OH, SD, TX and UT.

Visit www.PizzaRev.com for the latest company news and location information. You can also find PizzaRev on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

DISCOUNT: Uplift Families Conference

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A few weeks ago I had the honor of attending a luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion hosted by Utah’s First Lady, Jeanette Herbert. She spoke about her passion for families and the goal behind her Uplift Families initiative.

Mrs. Herbert spoke about the importance of educating parents and providing them with the tools and knowledge to handle the many difficult aspects of parenting that come at each stage we face with our children. She acknowledged the need for more education for parents in Utah, and how that affects the kind of adults our children grow up to become.

Mrs. Herbert shared one of my favorite quotes:

"The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale the community itself is crippled." - Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States

jeanette herbertLeft to right: Taralyn Parker from Keep Moving Forward With Me, Utah’s First Lady and Uplift Families founder Jeanette Herbert, and me (Michelle Powell from Enjoy Utah).

Uplift Families is much more than just an annual parenting conference. It’s a year-round website full of information for parents with children of all ages.

“Thanks to online avenues, we have found our voice. And many of us have the deep desire to use that voice to bless others all over the world. Isn’t it cool that we can actually do that?!,” said Nicole Carpenter, Blog Partner Committee Chairman. “This is our chance to use our talents and to use the voice we have through our blogs to do good things for Utah and do great things for families.”

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Left to right: Taralyn Parker from Keep Moving Forward With Me, Melissa Au from A Sparkle of Genius,
Carol Rice from Family Storytelling, and me (Michelle with Enjoy Utah)

Finding help as a parent through Uplift Families really is as easy as 1-2-3: First you choose the age group of the child you are searching for help with, then you select the appropriate dilemma you are currently facing with that child. From there, it will pull up a dropdown list of all kinds of resources where you can search for information and help.

The 3-fold purpose of “Uplift Families” is to

  • strengthen parent-child relationships
  • provide tools and resources that improve parenting skills
  • help children make safe and healthy choices

“Let’s work together and use our voice to strengthen Utah,” Carpenter said. “Let’s make time for what matters most to Utah Families.”

About the Uplift Families 2015 conference:

Uplift Families Parenting Conference
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Thanksgiving Point Show Barn

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First Lady of Utah Jeanette Herbert will host her annual “Uplift Families Parenting Conference” on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the Thanksgiving Point Show Barn. Uplift Families is the official initiative of Utah’s First Lady and a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing resources for parents that can improve parenting skills and keep children safe from negative societal influences.

The conference will feature inspiring speakers, dinner and dessert stations, exhibits and giveaways. Renowned presenters and experts on the family will give Parenting TIPS (Teaching Important Parenting Skills).

Discount:

Use code Enjoy2015 for $5 off your registration. Register online now. Seating is limited, and will fill up fast!

Take advantage of how Uplift Families can help you:

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DISCOUNT CODE: The Color Run 2015

Color Run 4Two years ago Sheri ran The Color Run for the first time and loved it so much that she had Mallory run it with her last year. This year I will be running it as well; I don’t want to miss out on all the fun they’ve been having! The Enjoy Utah team is looking forward to participating in The Color Run for the 3rd year in a row, and we can’t wait!

This year on August 22, 2015 participate in The Color Run with us in Salt Lake City! We would love for you to join us!

DISCOUNT CODE:

Register online using the code below for $5 off your registration.

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Make sure you also register for the VIP list so you can get information on discount pricing.

This year The Color Run has introduced the all new Shine Tour, with more glitter and color then ever before!

INFO ABOUT NEW SHINE TOUR:

Everyone in 2015 will receive a limited edition Shine Tour Participant Kit, including: custom race tee, gold finisher's medal, tricolor headband w/ silver stitching, brand-new shine packet, and shiny tattoos. Talk about "bling" with benefits!

We're pumping up the 5k course and finish festival too! Look for a unique Sparkle Zone and killer photo ops on course. At the finish festival, get ready for confetti cannons, shimmering clouds of color, and more!

About The Color Run:

The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality.

Now the single largest event series in the world, The Color Run has exploded since our debut event. We have more than tripled our growth, hosting more than 300 events in 50+ countries in 2014.

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Friday, August 07, 2015

Kearns Hometown Days Parade and Celebration

I will be participating in the Kearns Hometown Days Parade tomorrow with Gines Auto Service, so make sure to come and say hi, and make sure to cheer loudly! This is always such a fun event.

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Moonlight Madness Beach Party at Gardner Village

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surf boardTomorrow, Saturday August 8th, from 6-11pm is the Moonlight Madness at Gardner Village. My husband and I have been DJing this event for years, and can tell you that it’s always a blast!

We love getting a lot of our school shopping done for the kids, as well as a few items for ourselves. We even pick up a lot of items for Christmas; it will be here before you know it!

Come dressed for the beach, and enjoy island dance shows, fun music, and deals and prizes in every shop.

For complete information, visit www.gardnervillage.com, and make sure to stop by the DJ booth and say hi! Smile 

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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

REVIEW: K1 Speed and “Speed Week”

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We absolutely love racing and fast cars, so when we found out about a new GoKart racing facility in Utah, we had to go check it out!

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K1 Speed is located in Sandy on the corner of 10600 South and 700 East, in the old Living Planet Aquarium building. It was easy to find and a short distance from I-15. Upon walking in, the staff was friendly and helpful, and it was fun to see the racing memorabilia.

This was one of those places that as soon as you leave, you can’t wait to return. We love racing in our family, and this was the perfect activity for us. We can’t wait to return and bring other friends and family to beat them on the track! This is also a great activity for a date night or birthday party.

How it works and what to expect:

  • Upon arrival you will sign in with your account, or create an account if you have never been there before. Each person will also need to read and sign the waivers, and an adult will need to sign waivers for all drivers under 18.
  • If you have not been to K1 Speed before, you will need to purchase a license for $6. This license is good for all locations nationwide, and is good for one year after date of purchase. License also includes free use of helmet and head sock, online scoring and monthly email offers.
  • Your name will be added to the next available race. Junior racers and Adult racers are placed in separate races. Adult racers are 58 inches and taller, and Junior racers are between 48 and 58inches tall. Those under 48 inches are not allowed to race. When I first heard this I was a little bit bummed that I wouldn’t be able to race with/against my kids, but after driving the karts I had a complete change of mindset. The adult karts are much faster and harder to drive than the junior ones, and it wouldn’t have been nearly as fun for me if I had been racing the junior karts. The adult karts can go up to 40 mph, while the junior karts only go up to 20 mph. My daughter was tall enough to race with the adults, but was advised by the employee to race with the juniors, and I was glad she did! The adult karts would have been way too hard for her to handle the steering and speed.

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  • While you wait, you can sit in the lounge and watch other races going on, or play pool or arcade games. When you hear your name announced overhead, you will proceed to the pit area where you will be briefed on how the karts work, what the different color race flags mean, and other important rules of operation. You will be given a head sock to wear, and a helmet will be selected for you according to your size.
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  • Once you are briefed on all you need to know, you will proceed to your assigned kart, and wait for the current race to finish. As soon as the other karts are off the track, you will be instructed to enter the track and slowly drive around while waiting for all racers to get on the track. While waiting, your kart will only go a certain speed.
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  • As soon as the race has begun, you will feel your kart quickly pick up speed. I thought others were given a head start because they were closer to the start line than I was, but it doesn’t matter what order you finish, but the speed at which you finish each lap. That alone determines placement. There is a board that you can keep an eye on that tells you your current standing.
  • Make sure you watch the person with the flags to know important hazard information and when there’s one lap left.
  • After your race, you will receive a printout of your lap times and standing. My kids were bummed that they were 3rd and 4th, but were excited to see they had some of the fastest times of the week.

What you need to know:

  • 2015-08-04 12.45.32What to wear: Before we went, we were curious if you needed to wear specific clothes, such as long pants, closed toed shoes, etc. When we got there we were happy to discover that anything you wear is appropriate. I wore flip flops and shorts with a t-shirt. Of course you will probably not want to wear a skirt or shorts that are too short, but whatever you are wearing that day is fine. There are no dress code restrictions. Because you have to wear a head scarf and helmet, girls may want to wear their hair up and out of their face to make it easier.
  • Deals and packages: I felt that my first race was just a warm-up to get the feel of the kart and the curves of the track. This is something that you will want to do more than once, so I highly recommend purchasing the multiple race package deals.
  • Hours and locations are posted on their website.

We had so much fun that the first thing my 11 year old daughter said when she woke up this morning was, “I wish we were go kart racing today!” We definitely have a need for speed and can’t wait to go back!


Speed Week: Monday August 10 – 14, 2015

Because Speed Week was canceled* at the Bonneville Salt Flats next week, K1 Speed is offering race fans a special discount. Receive 2 races for $25 starting Monday August 10, 2015 to Friday August 14, 2015.

Not only will you be saving money on all-electric kart racing but the fastest lap of the week (adult and junior) will WIN a Prize Package including K1 Speed merchandise, races & more. Winners will be selected and announced the following week.

*The SCTA President/Race Director Bill Lattin & the BNI Chairman Roy Creel spent (July 20th) on the salt. The most they could find was 2 1/4 miles of salt suitable for a safe race course. The rest of the salt flat are either wet or wet and muddy. If the wet salt gets dry, future events could be possible.

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*This is a sponsored post and I was compensated for my time, including two complimentary passes to check out the venue and write my review. I was not required nor persuaded to write any specific type of review, and the views and opinions are all my own.

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6th Annual Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival

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(Heber, Utah) The Fall River Fly Rods Company and Allen Fly Fishing are hosting the 6th annual Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival & Kids Fly Fishing Derby on August 7-8th, 2015 at Hamlet Park located at the corner of S Johnson’s Mill Road and E Main Street in Midway, Utah. Festival hours run from 10am to 6pm both Friday and Saturday, with free live music and a community BBQ until 8pm on Saturday.

The Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival is featuring an expanded offering of free fly fishing instruction and other family-friendly activities at this year’s event; the expanded line-up is due at least in part to the collaborative efforts of the event hosts, Fall River Fly Rods & Allen Fly Fishing, and the festival’s major sponsors, the Sundance Mountain Resort, Fish Heads Fly Shop, Travis Sylvester and Cabelas of Lehi.

IMG_0456Event organizer Julie Zicha states “The Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival has doubled in size in each of the last two years, both in overall attendance and in the number of Utah companies and organizations participating in the event. Utah has some of the very best and brightest talent when it comes to the outdoors recreation industry in general, and especially in the fly fishing segment of it; we feel that it has been through reaching further into that talent pool each year that we’ve been able increase the amount of free content at each festival, which in turn attracts a larger audience. We’ve put together a great line-up of classes, along with a dedicated team of volunteers who’ve remained focused on introducing area youth to the love of fly fishing and building long-term relationships with the community via our free content & activities and by donating the event proceeds each year to a worthy local area non-profit. The proceeds this year will benefit Project Healing Waters of SLC, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for many disabled Utah vets and active duty service personnel”.

Anglers of all skill levels are welcomed to attend the event to learn new techniques and fine-tune their skills via the free classes, clinics and demonstrations being offered throughout the weekend by local fly fishing guides & industry experts. Clinics will be held both on & off the water covering both a wide-array of topics this year such as basic casting techniques, intermediate-level casting, “how-to’s” on nymphing technique specific to the Provo River, fly tying & leader building demos & more. The festival features a full-day “ladies- only” fly fishing course that has been designed so attendees can participate in the entire day of instruction, or individual segments based upon their needs. Advanced-level fly fishers will enjoy the two advanced-levelon-the-water demonstrations being given by world champion fly fisher Lance Egan, of the Lehi Cabela’s store; Egan will be covering “Advanced Dry Fly Tips & Techniques” & “European Nymphing” via separate demos & anglers are encouraged to pre-register for his clinics as they are expected to fill quickly.

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Details for all classes offered by the Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival may be found on their website www.hebervalleyflyfishingfestival.com & print copies of the schedule will be available at the event.

Festival attendees will have fly rods from across the entire spectrum of materials and actions available to them so they might see which best suits their fishing style & needs. Industry experts & fly fishing guides knowledgeable on local waters will be on hand from companies such as Allen Fly Fishing, LOOP, Flycraft USA, Sundance Fly Fishing, Cabelas, Rocky Mountain Outfitters & Fish Head’s Fly Shop to personally answer questions & share pointers. Much of the hottest gear on the market will available to demo & Fall River Fly Rods in-house bamboo & graphite fly rod designer/builder Jason Zicha is bringing his entire line of demo bamboo fly rods for those of you who dream of having a rod built especially for you.

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The festival will also feature local artisans, book signings with Utah authors, casting competitions and a kids fly fishing derby. Bring your kids down for free youth fly fishing lessons throughout the day both Friday and Saturday with local sensations AJ and Jace Garcia of Twin Territory and to participate in the 3rd annual Provo River Kids Fly Fishing Derby. The derby is open to all area youth ages 15 and under and is scheduled to run from 11am to 3 pm on Saturday. Kids must have a parent or legal guardian with them at all times and those who are 14-15 should have a valid fishing license to participate. The festival plans to have a limited amount of gear available for youth who do not have their own and volunteers on-site to assist kids who are new to the sport. Prizes will be awarded the same day for top finishers by age and gender and winners will receive a new “Prelude” fly rod and reel combo courtesy of Allen Fly Fishing.

Registration will begin at 10:00am at Hamlet Park or children may be pre-registered by emailing Julie Zicha at Julie@hebervalleyflyfisingfestival.com . Anyone who participates in the free kids fly fishing classes and/or the derby will receive a FREE entry into a drawing for the one-of-a-kind Twin Territory graphite fly rod built by Fall River Fly Rods especially for this event.

10014557_10204419150179325_7761112531313903932_nAustin Haacke of Orem, Utah had this to say about the Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival & Kids Fly Fishing Derby:

“As a parent, I look for fun activities that my children want to do. Fly fishing is not only a fun thing for them to do, but it builds their confidence and gives them something they can do to succeed in. Both of my children love being outside and fly fishing is a great activity that our whole family enjoys doing together. We love going to Heber each summer and going to the fly fishing festival. The kids love going onto the river and just having fun and each have been successful in the friendly contest both years they have entered. They talk about going next year on the way home from one festival that we were just coming away from.”

For more information on the free activities, class schedules or vendors scheduled to attend you may visit the Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival’s website at https://www.hebervalleyflyfishingfestival.com or contact the event organizer Julie Zicha at 208-220-1827 or Julie@hebervalleyflyfishingfestival.com

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kiehl’s Since 1851 Embarks on 6th Annual Liferide for amFAR

image006Influential Motorcycle Riders Join Forces with Kiehl’s to Raise Awareness & Funds to Help Find a Cure for AIDS

NEW YORK, August 2015 - Maintaining its long-standing tradition of supporting HIV/AIDS charities, Kiehl’s Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care, is pleased to announce its continued partnership withamfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and the sixth annual Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR.

Inspired by a Kiehl’s icon – the motorcycle – a spirit of adventure and philanthropic heritage, the sixth annual LifeRide continues the brand’s mission to heighten awareness and raise funds for amfAR. Beginning in Denver, and ending in San Diego (where the first LifeRide began in 2010) this 12-day, multi-stop charity ride will take place August 3-15, 2015.

Rallying at 10 retail stores along the route, the company will donate a total of $150,000 over the course of the ride. At each stop, the public will be invited to meet the riders, learn more about amfAR and contribute to the non-profit. At the conclusion of this year’s ride, Kiehl’s will have raised$1,270,000 for amfAR, funding seven cure-related research projects.

To celebrate and commemorate Kiehl’s commitment to amfAR, this year’s LifeRide coincides with the release of LIFERIDE: Riding for a Cure, a coffee-table photo book chronicling the first five years of LifeRide. Featuring photos by Grammy award-winning photographer Travis Shinn, the book will is available in all Kiehl’s retail stores beginning August 1. Shinn has been a part of LifeRide for every mile journeyed to capture not only LifeRide’s most significant achievements and but also candid moments on the road. The book retails for $60, with 100% of Kiehl’s net profits, up to $10,000, benefiting amfAR.

https://www.crowdrise.com/media/crlogos/Crowdrise_logo_326x80.gifKiehl’s is proud to share another addition for the sixth annual LifeRide: Social fundraising. Even customers who aren’t along the LifeRide route can join the ride by visitingCrowdRise.com/LifeRide2015 and sharing their own story by creating their own fundraising page for amfAR. Each celebrity rider will also have a fundraising page and be competing against each other to see whose fans can raise the most funds to help find a cure for AIDS.

Chris Salgardo, President, Kiehl’s USA and Kevin Robert Frost, CEO, amfAR will lead this year’s influential riders. They include:

Jay Ellis, actor

Vanessa Marcil, actor

Gilles Marini, actor

Chris Kael, musician

Conrad Leach, artist

Grant Reynolds, actor

Teddy Sears, actor

Key partners for the ride include Harley-Davidson, global airline Delta and FIJI Water, the number-one premium bottled water in the United States.

Additional is provided by Dreamworks Studios, Marilyn & Jeffrey Katzenberg and Kenneth Cole.

JOIN THE RIDE!

Kiehl’s and amfAR invite all to be a part of this year’s ride. Join me at Kiehl’s in Fashion Place Mall when they make their stop in Utah:

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In celebration of LifeRide, every customer who visits one of these stores on the event day will receive a 15% discount on all purchases, with the exception of charitable products and value sets. Kiehl’s will donate that 15% to amfAR, up to $115,000.  (Each stop store will also offer the fundraising discount on two additional days, either the two before or after the stop; contact each stop store for details.)

Kiehl’s will also offer a nationwide fundraising discount of 15% off all purchases with the exception of charitable products and value sets at remaining Kiehl’s retail stores nationwide and Kiehls.com, Aug. 15 through Aug. 17. Kiehl’s will donate that 15% difference to amfAR, up to the $115,000 total donation. 

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Kiehl’s customers nationwide can join the fight against HIV/AIDS through the purchase of Kiehl’s Limited Edition Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, a jumbo-size of the brand’s classic formula. 100% of net profits from the sale of this product, up to $25,000, will benefit amfAR. The Limited Edition Ultimate Strength Hand Salve is adorned with a red cap and will be available at all Kiehl’s retail stores, Kiehls.com and specialty store partners nationwide.

Follow the riders and send them messages of support on their journey:

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@Kiehls                                                                                                @KiehlsNYC      

@amfAR                                                                                              @amfAR

@KiehlsPrez                                                                                                                      

@5FDPChrisKael                                                                               @5FDPChrisKael

@VanessaMarcilM                                                                           

@GillesMarini                                                                                    @GillesMarini                                                                  

@TeddySears                                                                                    @TeddySears   

@JayREllis,                                                                                          @JayREllis

@MrGrantReynolds                                                                       @highspeedlowdrag

@conradleach                                                                                   @conartism

@HarleyDavidson                                                                            @HarleyDavidson

@FIJIWater                                                                                        @FIJIWater    

Together, from all of these elements, and with the help of our friends, customers and riders, by the end of the sixth annual LifeRide for amfAR, Kiehl’s will have raised $1,270,000 for amfAR via motorcycle rides and event donations since 2010. Join us on LifeRide…help us and amfAR make AIDS history.

To find out more about LifeRide, obtain a schedule of events, or get involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS, please visit www.kiehls.com/liferide

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Rodizio Introduces American BBQ For Summer!

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Rodizio has always been one of our favorite spots to indulge ourself for lunch or dinner, and they’ve kiDSC02018cked it up a notch for summer by adding their Americano Summer BBQ Fest.

On July 1st, we were introduced to their new menu at the Trolley Square location, and it was absolutely amazing and more than I was expecting. Rodizio is known for their large selection of meats, and by adding the American BBQ ribs it didn’t take away from the Brazilian food, but added to it. It was still brought around to your table by the servers, and was probably one of the best BBQ ribs I’ve ever had!

Not only have they added new meat for summer, but they have also added new selections to their salad bar. When I think of summer food, it’s usually light and refreshing, and the salad bar is exactly that.

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I also really enjoyed the macaroni and cheese, cornbread, and amazing dessert!

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The new Americano Summer BBQ Fest menu is available now through Labor Day during dinner hours only. Check the location near you to see if they are participating, and get in to try it today!

Connect with Rodizio Grill for more information:

I was provided with a complimentary meal to try the new menu and write my review. I was not compensated financially, nor was I persuaded or required to write any specific type of review. The views and opinions in this review are all my own.

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