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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Global Traveler Magazine is once again taking votes for the best of the best in travel. In 2010, we were thrilled to take home the award for Best Wi-Fi Service. We’re hoping, with your help, for a repeat in 2011. Please take a quick moment to fill out the Global Traveler Awards ballot. To vote for Boingo, look for the “WiFi Service” category under “Other Best” towards the end of the ballot. Write in “Boingo Wireless,” cast your vote for other travel categories and fill out the required information. That’s it, you’re done! While it’s not mandatory that you vote in other categories, we voted for the B&N NOOK Color as our favorite travel gadget and XpressSpa as our favorite spa — both have kept us entertained and relaxed during airport waits. As always, thank you for being a member of the Boingo community. You make us smile every day.
For the seventh year in a row, Boingo is a World Travel Awards finalist for the World’s Leading Mobile Wireless Technology Provider. As the Wall Street Journal puts it, the World Travel Awards is the “travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscar’s.” As you can imagine, we’re thrilled, grateful and — we admit — a bit nervous. We’re hoping 2010 will be the year we take home the award. But we can’t do it without your help: please cast your vote for Boingo Wireless and spread the good word to your network of globetrotting Wi-Fi fanatics. As always, we appreciate your support! To vote, simply register here. Then click on the Travel Technology category, select the World’s Leading Mobile Wireless Technology Provider section, and vote! The deadline is October 8, 2010. Thank you for your support!