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Rocket Rules Newsletters - 2020

Rocket and his safety program were featured in a special segment on “Good Day L.A.” Fox TV on August 13. Vanessa Borge interviewed founder Bunni Benaron, and highlighted the many programs Rocket Rules offers to children, parents and schools.
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Recently Rocket had the opportunity to talk with Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner in a very special animated video. They discussed how young students can "Have Fun at Home" during COVID-19.
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All of us at Rocket Rules feel that the need has never been greater to address the health and safety of our children. As a result, we are expanding our messaging to include the most urgent current issues (COVID-19, Kindness, Caring and Diversity) to help reduce the anxiety of children during these very challenging times. Please let us know if we can help in any way.
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Rocket Rules News

2020 News

Check out the Amy Weisberg article in the Canyon Chronicle about Rocket and The Hero in You Foundation, August 21, 2020
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Rocket and his safety program was featured in a special segment on the “Good Day L.A.” Fox TV show with Vanessa Borge on August 13. The interview with Bunni Benaron, founder, highlights the many programs Rocket Rules offers to children, parents and schools.
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Check out the Amy Weisberg article in the Canyon Chronicle about Rocket and The Hero in You Foundation, August 21, 2020
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Rocket and his safety program was featured in a special segment on the “Good Day L.A.” Fox TV show with Vanessa Borge on August 13. The interview with Bunni Benaron, founder, highlights the many programs Rocket Rules offers to children, parents and schools.
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Good Day L.A.” Fox TV on August 13. Vanessa Borge interviewed founder Bunni Benaron, and highlighted the many programs Rocket Rules offers to children, parents and schools.
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By Dennis McCarthy from LA Daily News - LAPD, LAUSD and the LAFire Department all are betting on a cartoon dog to reach our most vulnerable, trusting population — children pre-K to 3rd grade, and older. In 1944, the US Forest Service was looking for a way to promote forest fire prevention, and decided a fictional bear named Smokey would be the perfect messenger. “Only YOU can prevent forest fires!” Remember it? Of course you do. It was burnt into the psyche of every kid growing up in this country. Smokey became a national icon. Now, the question is will Rocket?
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In 2014, Bunni and Rick Benaron founded The Hero In You Foundation as a way to honor first responders, but the project has morphed into a campaign that teaches kids to use their common sense and their senses to stay safe and be ready for emergencies.
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We live in a beautiful valley — and we also live with the daily knowledge that earthquakes are part of our reality. As adults, we're aware of crucial safety measures, but it's very important that our children know how to be prepared as well.
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2019 News

Earthquake prepardness is crucial here in Southern California. We live with the knowledge that earthquakes are inevitable and part of the daily reality of living here, but are our youngest Valley residents prepared and educated on how to be safe during a quake?
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2018 and Earlier News

Rocket Rules was featured by Fox6 News announcing our exciting partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools and our continued success with the Milwaukee Fire Department’s Survive Alive House!
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The Pasadena Fire Department and The Hero in You Foundation join forces to help address something on the minds of many parents, keeping kids safe. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, March 16, 2018.
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What makes someone a hero? The actions of first responders during the 9/11 attacks come to mind. Their bravery prompted Rancho Mirage residents Bunni and Rick Benaron to found The Hero in You Foundation, an organization that positively impacts the lives of young children on a local and national level.
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INDIO, Calif. - Some local students at Hoover Elementary School in Indio got an active crash course in emergency preparedness Friday morning. They sat through a unique assembly where they were introduced to an animated puppy named Rocket.
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Southern California parents who have seen the devastation from fires to the north and the earthquakes to the south in Mexico may be thinking about how to prepare if Santa Ana winds fuel similar blazes here or if the Big One hits Los Angeles.
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On October 19, millions of people worldwide participated in the Great ShakeOut. On this day, at 10:19 a.m., schools, organizations and individual practiced how to ‘Drop, Cover, and Hold On’
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MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Fire Department is driving home an important lesson to people of all ages this week. It's Fire Prevention Week -- and you should have a plan of action in the event of fire in your home.
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Hurricanes Irma and Harvey survivors will be lucky if billions of dollars in disaster relief agreed by Congress last week last more than a month, according to the former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.)
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On Monday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” James Lee Witt, who served as Director of FEMA under President Clinton, stated that normal rainstorms are leaving six to seven inches of rain thanks to climate change and more has to be done in terms of disaster mitigation and prevention.
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The role of the president of the United States during a natural disaster such as Hurricane Harvey, now bringing record rainfall and devastating flooding to a broad swath of Texas, including Houston, is straightforward and practical.
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The arrival of June marked the start of the Atlantic hurricane season and a reminder of what many of us already know: It's important for all of us to be prepared for the myriad of emergencies that often arise without warning.
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The Matthew Varon Memorial Luncheon for the Israel Guide Dog for the Blind was held on Feb. 22 at the beautifully renovated Mission Hills Country Club.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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A one of a kind, hands–on program helps teach kids about safety as they learn more about how local responders do their jobs. From learning how to tow a vehicle to how weather affects our lives, these kids got the chance to learn about all types of emergency scenarios, during the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum's 2nd annual R–Hero training.
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KEARNEY — Exploring the world of firefighters, EMT’s and law enforcement officers is the goal of the R. Hero Camp. The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center will be the site for an R. Hero Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 at the museum.
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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe unveiled a new sculpture at one of its fire stations Monday afternoon. The statue is a 6ft tall, red Dalmatian puppy called “R. Hero”. The city hopes the aluminum puppy statue will honor first responders and inspire youth to become heroes.
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Officials from the Santa Fe Fire Department, Mayor Javier Gonzales and local community members gathered Monday at Fire Station No. 3 to unveil and dedicate R. Hero, a six-foot-tall Dalmatian sculpture.
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A statue honoring emergency responders in Greenville will be unveiled next month. The six-foot-tall, 150-pound metal sculpture depicts the character R-Hero.
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There's a new program in Kearney giving kids an opportunity to learn life-saving skills from real life heroes. From CPR to applying first aid, kids are practicing procedures taught by volunteer fire and EMT personnel from across the state. It's called R. Hero camp, inspired by the big red dalmatian sculpture the firefighter's museum got last year.
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Public art is often at its best when it is provocative. But if nothing else, it should be eye-catching. A six-foot tall purple-and-black Dalmatian sculpture at the entrance to the Lake View Terrace branch of the Los Angeles Public Library is hard to miss and seeks to inspire the public about the hero in all of us.
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MISSION VIEJO – Visitors to the city’s dog park are now being greeted by a purple puppy sculpture intended to serve as a reminder of the sacrifices of first responders. The city received the stainless steel sculpture from R. Hero, an organization with a goal of educating children about respect, honor, bravery and compassion.
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A local museum goes to the dogs as a respectful way to honor our hometown heroes. A dalmatian puppy named "R Hero" is the newest addition to the Nebraska Firefighter's Museum and Educational Center.
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On Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 from 10 am until noon the Mission Viejo’s, Friends of the Arts and Cultural Arts Committee will host the dedication and unveiling of “R. Hero” at the La Paws Dog Park, 21500 Felipe Rd, Mission Viejo, Ca 92691.
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KEARNEY — Teaching children respect, honor, bravery and compassion is the goal of a new sculpture at the Nebraska Firefighter Museum and Education Center.
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The Kingsport Fire Department held a press conference and an unveiling of the “R.HERO” sculpture this morning in front of Fire Station 1. The “R. HERO” is a aluminum dalmation sculpture that stands nearly 6-feet tall and was created by the artists Karen and Tony Barone.
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