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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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Meet a Few of Boingo’s Superfans on Facebook


Here at Boingo, we aim to design our Wi-Fi service and apps around the best customer experience possible. That’s why social media engagement is so central to our efforts — the customer feedback on social networks helps to guide us on improving and updating our offerings. Since our community shares common interests in travel and technology, we also strive to curate interesting conversations on those topics. Obviously, the success of these initiatives relies heavily on community participation, which is why it warms our hearts when members converse regularly with us via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube and the Hotspot blog. To express our gratitude, we honor two individuals each month — one via Twitter and one via Facebook — as superfans of the month. Join our social communities today and let us get to know YOU as a Boingo superfan! Meet Boingo’s superfans on Facebook. We are so thankful for the great conversation and support from our superfan community! Adi Wresniyandaka Senior Principal IT Consultant Charity of choice: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Best city to Boingo: Tie between San Francisco, California and Minneapolis, Minnesota Favorite tech quote: “There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don’t

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The Valentine’s Marriage Proposal Contest Gallery — and Winners!


Behold! Below are the marriage proposals we received from our Valentine’s contest. These declarations of love affected us in various ways. Some made us laugh and some made us misty-eyed. ALL the proposals warmed our hearts. We are lucky to have such a great community. Thank you to each and every contestant. And now, the winners! Our judges — Dave Hagan (Boingo president & CEO), Dawn Callahan (Boingo vp of marketing) and Joshua Zweighaft (Boingo superfan) have chosen the following three proposers: First place winner: Tempestt Storm for this thoughtful, fun, and all-around awesome video. You win an Apple iPad with one year of Boingo Wi-Fi! Second place winner: Steven Frischling for this quintessential, creative and all-around adorable photo. You win a Roku XDS player and six months of Boingo Wi-Fi! VIDEO SUBMISSIONS (click to view): PHOTO SUBMISSIONS (click to view): LOVE LETTERS/POEMS (click to view):

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Travel Strategist Loves Boingo on iPad


Travel strategist Steven Frischling a.k.a. @flyingwithfish a.k.a. is one of our most active community members on Twitter. We enjoy his musings on travel and technology, as well as his wry sense of humor. As it turns out, Steven seems to enjoy Boingo as much as we enjoy him: he chose Boingo Wi-Fi as the iPad App of the Week! Thanks, Steven. Here’s an excerpt of Steven’s review: Internet on the road, it’s a link to everything. Even with 3G iPhones and Blackberries, iPads with 3G and mobile 3G and 4G USB dongles to get travelers on the road, generally nothing is as quick as wifi for uploading, downloading and viewing graphics heavy internet content. This week’s iPad App of the Week is an App is I use on my iPad and iPhone and is a service I have used with my Blackberry, Windows netbook and Apple laptops … this week’s iPad App of the Week is Boingo. To read the entire article, click here.