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Inspire Montebello! Inspire, Montebello!

July 15, 2014

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man. Mark Twain

So, even if we humans created wealth and distributed it so that everyone were comfortable, we still would have war?


MONTEBELLO EVENTS

There will be 5 free "Concerts in the Park" at the Bandshell at Montebello City Park on Taylor Avenue, south of Whittier Blvd. The Concerts will all go from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. There will be food vendors, informational booths, raffles, dancing. A family night out. For details by calling the Montebello Department of Parks and Recreation at 323 887 - 1200, ext. 540. Thanks to Montebello resident Michael Popoff for this information. 

Betty Boop Festival time again. Saturday, July 19 10:00 to 2:00. Enjoy the beauty of 1920's animation Betty Boop, Felix The Cat, Popeye and lot's more. See our special collection of Vintage Betty Boop, bring pre 1970 items to be appraised stay and learn from our great guest speakers. Or just spend the afternoon celebrating the cute young Baby Boopers as they sing and dance the music of the 1920s. Over 1000 young girls newborn to 5 years old have participated in the Baby Boop Look -a Like contest. Every child is a winner. They all receive a trophy , Goodie Bag, picture with Betty Boop. and a walk down the Red Carpet. Biggest Eyes, chubbiest cheeks, best entertainer, best look a like, curliest hair. Register your cute little Betty Boop for a beautiful fun filled family day celebrating your special little booper. Only $25.00 to register your little girl or grand daughter. Come back at 6:00 pm for the first ever concert under the stars, featuring 6 local bands from 6pm - 11:00 pm. All events are FREE and FREE parking. Celebrate our community and the 31st Anniversary of Heavenly Choice. For additional info 323 728-2728 or www.bettyboopbabycontest.com   

E-waste recycling. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at City Hall on Saturday, July 19, and on Sunday, July 20, 2014. For more information, 323.721.1153.

From the Montebello-Ashiya Sister City Association. Sunday, July 20, free day for Montebello families at the Los Angeles County Museum of the Art. For more information, gloria.haro@yahoo.com or call (323) 722-1383.


INSPIRATION 


Not every praiseworthy innovation is technological.
“Over 100 Lives Saved As a Result of Kidney Exchange Program”, 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/03/kidney-transplant-exchange_n_4379287.html 

A Brain-Saving Cancer Killer

http://www.menshealth.com/health/brain-cancer-vaccine 

Recycle-A-Bicycle Teaches NYC Kids How to Fix Bikes and Help the Environment 

http://inhabitat.com/nyc/recycle-a-bicycle-teaches-nyc-kids-how-to-fix-bikes-help-the-environment/ 

Getting the most out of life.  If you can sit, you can use the Office Gym. Some workers spend 90% of their day in a chair, and now they can turn that sitting time into active time.  http://www.officegym.com/ 

The 30-Second Rule: How to Create Unforgettable Presentations

http://www.inc.com/peter-economy/the-30-second-rule-how-to-create-unforgettable-presentations.html?cid=sf01001 

Scientists Could Develop 3D-Printed Hearts within 10 Years

http://inhabitat.com/we-might-have-3d-printed-hearts-within-10-years/ 

Make a Bicycle Powered Generator in 9 Steps

http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/gadgets/make-bicycle-powered-generator-10-steps/ 

Would technology make our local government better? 
"New Report: Civic Tech Start-ups Are Hot",
http://www.inc.com/will-yakowicz/new-report-civic-tech-is-hot.html?cid=em01011week49day04e 

Underwater Kites Could Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines

http://inhabitat.com/underwater-kites-could-harvest-64-times-more-power-than-wind-turbines/ 

Quick Thinking Fourth-Grader Saves Choking Classmate

http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/illinois/2013/12/04/roxana-illinois-choking-kuper-stevens-central-elementary-school-emily-ogle-hero-rescue-classmate/3866491/ 

The Leadership Philosophy of 3 P's: Passion, Purpose, People

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ekaterina-walter/the-leadership-philosophy_b_4393874.html 

Alien Planet 11 Times Bigger than Jupiter Found in Bizarre, Massive Orbit

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/12/06/giant-alien-planet-discovered-in-most-distant-orbit-ever-seen/ 

Flights Canceled as Record Air Pollution Chokes Shanghai

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/06/flights_canceled_as_record_air_pollution_chokes_shanghai/ 

All-in-One Leash Makes Dog-Walking a Treat

http://mashable.com/2013/12/08/dog-leash-plus/  

Whooz Iz It? Vinyl Labels for Your iDevice Chargers

http://www.visualnews.com/2013/12/08/whooz-iz-vinyl-labels-idevice-chargers/ 

MannKind Is Seeking Approval for Diabetes Inhaler System by Spring

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-stock-spotlight-mannkind-20131209,0,1212058,full.story 

25 Ways to Develop 21st Century Thinkers

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/06/25-ways-to-develop-21st-century-thinkers.html?m=0 

To play a musical instrument. 
"US Air Force Band Stages Flash Mob Performance at Smithsonian Museum",
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/12/09/us-air-force-band-stages-flash-mob-performance-at-smithsonian-museum/ 

Infographic: Where You Should Look For a Job

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3023143/infographic-of-the-day/infographic-who-is-hiring?partner=rss 


HEALTH AND SAFETY


“Amazing Arthritis Antidotes”.
  With the severe side effects of conventional arthritis medications I urge you to try these natural ways to alleviate your bone and joint pain. ...       
http://www.drdavidwilliams.com/amazing-arthritis-antidotes?key=219161&utm_campaign=Multi-Product&utm_source=loy-email-all&utm_medium=email-Eletter&utm_content=williams-eletter_ret-120213&sm_mid=961727&sm_rid=961727.16301.31557#axzz2mX1W5jOe 

Energy Drinks Affect Heart Function, Says Study

http://mashable.com/2013/12/03/energy-drinks-affect-heart/  

Another reason not to drink soda? 
"Soda of Future Designed to Trick Taste Buds into Sweet Submission",
http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-pepsi-soda-taste-modifiers-s617-20131203,0,1737126.story 

Fat and Healthy Is a Myth, New Study Says

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-fat-healthy-myth-20131202,0,5532717.story#ixzz2mPxbcYKR 

Eating Wilder Foods for a Healthier Diet

http://www.sciencefriday.com/segment/11/29/2013/eating-wilder-foods-for-a-healthier-diet.html 

What Separates a Healthy And Unhealthy Diet?
Just $1.50 per Day
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/05/249072685/what-separates-a-healthy-and-unhealthy-diet-just-1-50-per-day 

No Bitter Pill: Doctors Prescribe Fruits and Veggies

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/09/12/221757539/no-bitter-pill-doctors-prescribe-fruits-and-veggies 

Fend Off a Muddled Mind

http://www.menshealth.com/health/brain-saving-vitamin-you-re-missing 

  
About Inspire! and “My Montebello”

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