Posts Tagged ‘community’

Supporting Teen Driving Safety

Posted on: May 10th, 2012 by Admin

Teen Driving Safety

May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month™ and we are excited to support the National Organization for Youth Safety® in their effort to promote safe driving habits for teen drivers. We will be working with NBC5 in Dallas to promote and highlight the importance of helping teens learn how to drive safely.

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Mission Accomplished! – PocketFinder in Space Part 2

Posted on: April 13th, 2012 by Admin 1 Comment

Balloon Project Launch

Wow what a journey! PocketFinder® successfully reached over 106,685 feet inside the payload designed and launched by the High Altitude Balloon Club at Forrest View Middle School in North Central Minnesota! This was the first time we sponsored a project that would send a PocketFinder into the upper stratosphere. Not surprisingly, this is the highest our devices have ever been so we were excited to see how the devices would perform after being that high. We were very happy when we saw the rugged GPS device come back into wireless range and successfully provide a location.

Not only did the device work under these extreme conditions, but the PocketFinder saved the project from becoming lost when it returned to earth!

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9/11 “Resolve & Remembrance” Memorial Begins

Posted on: March 20th, 2012 by Admin

All Firefighters with the steel
March 19, 2012 was a powerful day. A day to once again honor the first responders who sacrificed everything on September 11th, 2001. It was a day of “Resolve and Remembrance.” Resolve to continue to honor all who sacrificed and to continue to teach about the events of 9/11 and Remembrance to never forget what happened on that day in New York that impacted the entire United States of America.

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Space Balloon Launch! PocketFinder On Board!

Posted on: March 13th, 2012 by Admin

PocketFinder is excited to help sponsor two devices for Forestview Middle School’s “High Altitude Balloon Launch” located in North Central Minnesota. The class consists of 4 instructors and 13 students from 7th and 8th grade. While only 13 were chosen to be a part of this amazing opportunity, the invitation to apply was extended to all students.

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The Joy of Helping Others

Posted on: December 5th, 2011 by Admin

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year. It is the time when we focus on the joys of giving and the gratitude of someone else’s generosity. This is a time of year when people consider the different ways they can contribute to causes outside of gift giving within their immediate family.

The world is full of amazing organizations, charities and individuals who volunteer to make them possible. We start to see more of these individuals amongst the chaos of holiday shopping. They take time to stand outside of stores and announce the cause they are fighting for.

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