October is one of my favorite months with the Exceeding Expectations kids. As you all know, our top priority for the kids is, and always will be, education. That said, every October we participate in two athletic events that I feel are significant in laying the groundwork necessary for them to be successful in the academic world and in their adult lives. The first of these events is the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) triathlon, aptly called “The Best Day in Triathlon.” Here’s a brief overview from their website: “In 1994, three friends started a triathlon fundraiser to help one man regain his independence after a tragic accident left him a quadriplegic. From one came many, and Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) took root in the belief that sports and an active lifestyle are a pathway to more in life. Since that fundraiser 25 years ago, CAF has been committed to breaking the financial barrier that individuals with physical challenges face to participate in sports and live a healthy and active lifestyle.” Participating alongside challenged athletes in a very tough race gives our kids an additional perspective on their own lives. The racers on the course with them face obstacles that they
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Last year, we announced the roll-out of Boingo Wi-Fi at Krispy Kreme stores throughout Southern California, and it was delightful to see our community get a sugar Wi-Fi high just hearing the news. But some of you were a bit bummed that our Krispy Kreme coverage wasn’t more widespread. So we promised we’d keep trying…and guess what? Boingo now operates the Wi-Fi at additional Krispy Kreme stores in Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Idaho and Wisconsin, thanks to a partnership with Krispy Kreme franchisee Westward Dough! Saweet! Read the press release here. Thanks to all you squeaky wheels out there! It’s great to get guidance from the customer community, and we hope you keep the feedback coming! Meanwhile, stay tuned for an upcoming Krispy Kreme contest with doughnuts and other prizes galore.
As we announced over the summer, Boingo is now operating the Wi-Fi services at ten Krispy Kreme locations in Southern California. So we thought we’d have a belated celebration with the Totally Sweet Sweepstakes, a contest in which you are guaranteed a prize just by participating. Here’s a list of all the goodies we’re offering: Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts (up to three coupons per participant) for all participants (redeemable at Krispy Kreme locations in Southern California). Three months of free Boingo Wi-Fi and a deluxe gift pack for five participants, selected via a random drawing on December 10, 2010. The deluxe gift pack includes: one dozen glazed doughnuts per week for a whole year (redeemable at Krispy Kreme locations in Southern California), one Boingo/Krispy Kreme t-shirt, one Boingo water bottle, one Krispy Kreme travel mug, and one 1-pound bag of Krispy Kreme coffee. One year of free Boingo Wi-Fi, a $100 Amazon gift card and a deluxe gift pack for one grand prize winner, selected via a random drawing on December 20, 2010. Take a bite out of this Totally Sweet Sweepstakes now! Add your entry to the random prize drawing every time you participate in any of the following
Long known for Disneyland and not much else, Anaheim has recently grown to become a major hub for sports and entertainment for Southern California. While we’re huge fans of the Magic Kingdom, those wishing to venture beyond its walls will find the L.A. Angels of Anaheim, the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks, performances from major artists at the Honda Center, and a variety of high-quality cultural, shopping and dining options popping up all over the city. Muzeo – The Muzeo is our favorite new cultural institution. Since opening in 2007, the Muzeo has featured a number of prestigious and provocative traveling exhibits, some of which make their only U.S. appearance here. The MUZEO complex encompasses Anaheim’s original Carnegie Library (built in 1908) and a new state-of-the art gallery space. Running through January 9, 2009 is Under African Skies: Journeys of the Past, Present & Future. For more information, visit www.muzeo.org or call 714-95-MUZEO. The Anaheim Ballet – One of Orange County’s best-kept secrets, the Anaheim Ballet serves as a haven for talented dancers from throughout the region. Its well-established educational and outreach programs draw in some seriously talented dancers who might not otherwise have the chance to train and perform. With contemporary