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Tag, Toss & Run Joins LL Bean 100th Birthday Bash

Retail giant LL Bean is throwing itself a 100th birthday bash in Freeport, Maine, this week and our Lawn Games for Life campaign has signed on to join the fun for the day, tomorrow, July 6. Co-author and SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey will sign copies of the book Tag, Toss & Run at the LL Bean flagship store beginning at 10 a.m. and then join Olympic champion Seth Wescott at an outdoor games demonstration for ...

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NBC Showcases Lawn Games at the Newport Flower Show

The Rhode Show on NBC in Providence teased our appearance this coming Sunday at the Newport Flower Show — including the cutest little hula hooper, my daughter Aimee: We'll be doing a signing of the book, Tag, Toss & Run following the fun, interactive presentation that begins at 11 a.m. ...

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Lawn Games for Life! Enlivens Gatherings Large & Small

We spent April and May traveling the country to attend massive gatherings, from the Ecpot Flower & Garden Festival in Orlando, to the Captain Planet Foundation Festival in Atlanta and Earthfest outside Philadelphia. On Saturday, however, we brought the Lawn Games for Life! campaign down to scale at our first private family function in Massachusetts — then concurrently helped enliven the 350th anniversary of ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs Feature SafeLawns

[caption id="attachment_5120" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="These are four of the 14 stops we made during April to promote natural lawn care and healthy outdoor play. "][/caption] The SafeLawns spring 2012 tour makes a significant stop today, presenting to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America national convention at the Grand Hyatt Convention Center in San Diego, Ca. Co-authors Victoria Rowell and Paul ...

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Send Your Children Outside to Play . . . on Safe Lawns

SafeLawns 2.0 officially begins today as we add the element of children's outdoor play to our "Lawn Games for LIfe" campaign. As a father of two daughters, ages 5 and 2, I'm a daily witness to their urge to nestle on the couch in front of the TV. I'm both concerned and proudly astounded by their dexterity on the iPhones and IPads. I feel it's my job to make sure they find a balance in their life that includ ...

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Lawn Games for Life Campaign Gaining Momentum

MOMENTUM IS BEGINNING TO BUILD for the Lawn Games for Life campaign we'll be launching in 2012. Centered around the book I have co-authored with actress Victoria Rowell, the events will include public talks, Lawn-A-Thon festivals, games demonstrations, a media campaign and outreach to schools and municipalities. "Use the lawn, don't just look at it," we'll be telling folks as we traverse North America begin ...

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