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DeskPet – TREKBOT Giveaway Winner!

By Tiffany on June 8th, 2011

Wheeled micro-robotic racer performs sharp turns, headstands, and flips at lightning speed

  • Four different frequencies allow multiple robot racing, battling and exploring
  • Perform headstands and flips using the 5 button remote control (forward, back, left, right, and stop)
  • Retractable USB charger built into remote, 30 minutes of charge = 15 minutes of play
  • Available in black, gold, white, and clear

Available at: RadioShack and Toys “R” Us
Price: $19.99
Website: www.MyDeskPets.com

This week we’re giving away a DeskPet – TREKBOT To ONE Lucky Kidglue Winner!

And the winner is..

abfantom

Congrats!  Check your email for more info on claiming your prize.

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2011 ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS AUGUST 15.

States News Service August 10, 2011 WASHINGTON — The following information was released by the office of Illinois Rep. Randy Hultgren:

A program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, grants are awarded to fire departments to enhance their ability to protect the public and fire service personnel from fire and related hazards. Three types of grants are available: Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG), Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER), and Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FPandS). The open application period will run from August 15 – September 9, 2011. site duns number lookup

WHO’S ELIGIBLE FOR AFG?

Paid, volunteer and combination fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations from urban, suburban, and rural communities in the U.S. and its territories.

WHAT DOES AFG SUPPORT?

Firefighting and EMS equipment Personal protective equipment (PPE) Fire and EMS vehicles Training programs Wellness and fitness programs Modifications to facilities WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR? see here duns number lookup

Funding priorities have been categorized as: High, medium and low. Use our priority system to increase your chances of winning an award.

We’ve added new items/activities eligible for funding in 2011: Behavioral health programs, boats under 20 Ft., and extended warranties.

Flashover simulators are not eligible for funding.

Applicants may apply for more than one vehicle. However, driver/operator training/certification is required in order to receive a vehicle award.

WHERE DO I APPLY?

NEW THIS YEAR: GRANT RECIPIENTS MUST REGISTER IN THE CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (CCR) SYSTEM As of August 2010, prime recipients of Federal grants are required to register in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) system. As a potential grantee you are not required to register, but you may wish to do so now in case you receive an award. CCR registration will be required if you are selected for an award.

How to register:

If you already have a DUNS number, skip to #2.

2. Once you have a DUNS number, register here: https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/default.aspx.

For more information on grantee registration in the CCR system, download the AFG Get Ready Guide or visit their website: https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/grantees.aspx

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