The Youth Rally Committee creates a community for young people with rare medical conditions to bond over shared experiences, learn about symptom management, and find relief from the sense of alienation that accompanies these rare conditions. Kids aged 11–17 with bowel and bladder disorders such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and cancers of the bowel or bladder come together once a year for a weeklong rally on a college campus. During their stay, they take part in outdoor games and off-campus trips to local museums, and learn how to manage their conditions with activities overseen by nurses and counselors who also have similar conditions. Counselor skits and a camp dances relieve stress in the evenings, while off-campus events promote medical self-management in a public setting.
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The techs at PC Medics of NJ know how to save PCs from the blue screen of death and prevent Macs from melting into applesauce. They can administer technological first aid at their repair shop, at clients’ homes, or via remote access. The computer gurus run in-depth diagnoses before removing any hidden viruses or recommending necessary repairs. In addition to laptops and desktops, the experts also work on tablets and phones.
Racetrack Auto Spa & Lube uses a soft-touch cleaning system to gently restore cars to their natural states of sparkle. During The Works washes, high-speed transporters receive triple-foam soapings, hand-towel pat downs, and polishings. Auto pamperers vacuum car floors and seats, wipe the dashboard, clean and defog windows, and clear dirt and jam from doorjambs. The wash also includes an undercarriage wash, wheel treatment, and clear coats of protective wax that make a car shine brighter than a bird wrapped in tinfoil flying toward the sun.