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Up-Lifting News! – Weekend Roundup


Up-Lifting News!


Florida Restaurant Offers Special ‘Angel Shot’ to Help Women Escape Bad Dates


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A restaurant in Florida is helping women stay safe! They established a “code word” system to help women make an exit from situations where they feel safe or uncomfortable.  Knowing that the restaurant staff have your back can give women peace of mind.

The Angel Shot is a special drink order that will result in assistance. They can ask for the special shot “neat,” “with ice” or “with lime” depending on the kind of help they need. Ordering the shot neat means a woman needs an escort to her vehicle, while ordering one on the rocks instructs the bartender to call a cab. Ordering an angel shot with lime means that employees will call police for help.

 


Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/angle-shot-bar-florida_us_5874c9f5e4b099cdb0ff544b?section=us_good-news


80-year-old Maria Teresa Cobar becomes a first time bride


80-year Maria Teresa Cobar became a first time bride when she married 95-year old Carlos Suarez. They were married at their Miami nursing home surrounded by friends and family.

 

Source: http://www.today.com/video/first-time-bride-80-weds-her-95-year-old-mr-right-in-nursing-home-814251075728


Volunteer Organization to help Veterans to Recover


Heroes on the Water is an organization that provides a unique service for veterans – especially those who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) or physical disabilities. The organization provides opportunities for veterans  to relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through water-related activities including fishing and kayaking.



From Shelter to K9 Unit: Group Gives Dogs Second Chance and a Duty


Dog trainer Brad Croft from San Antonio, TX is giving shelter dogs a second chance! Shelter dogs are rescued and, after 8 weeks of training, are given jobs assisting law enforcement.


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Source: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2014/07/from-shelter-to-k9-unit-group-gives-dogs-second-chance-and-a-duty/

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