Proud Member of the TIA

October 10 | UNITEDSTATES

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PARA’KITO™ is excited to announce that we are now members of the Toy Industry Association. The Toy Industry Association™, Inc. (TIA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing all brands involved in creating and bringing products to kids of all ages. TIA has a long history of leadership in toy safety, including responsibility for the development of the first comprehensive toy safety standard. TIA members and staff continue to work with government officials, consumer groups and industry leaders on ongoing programs to ensure safe play.

TIA serves as the industry’s advocate on legislative and trade issues; enhances the image and growth of the industry by promoting toy products at its trade shows and events, in the media, and via other means; and fosters philanthropy to children via the Toy Industry Foundation and its Toy Bank.

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A preview at the Summer’s Hottest items

August 30 | UNITEDSTATES

PARA’KITO was featured on WPIX 11 News' 2016 Summer Must-Haves List.

Check out the clip and discover our wide range of mosquito repellent products - natural essential oils - made in France.

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A Broad View

August 17 | UNITEDSTATES

Great Old Broads for Wilderness—yes, that’s really their name—is a feisty group of active older women (AKA Broads) dedicated to preserving and protecting Wilderness and wild lands for future generations. Headquartered in Durango, Colorado, this grassroots organization has 37 chapters (Broadbands) sprinkled across the United States.

Great Old Broads for Wilderness greatoldbroads.org

Warriors for Wild Places

Broads are known for having a style of their own. They are tenacious, fierce, and won’t back down from a fight when it comes to protecting Mother Nature—and all their activities are infused with fun and a sense of humor.

As lifelong nurturers and caregivers, our approach is one of perseverance and determination, rather than militancy and contentiousness. Broads have a heart-felt and seasoned outlook on the benefits of protecting our wild, public lands.

Broads in Action

Broads speak out on local and national conservation issues, organize events to raise awareness, and get boots on the ground to enjoy the outdoors as citizen scientists to record and monitor the damaging effects of activities that degrade fragile landscapes and wildlife habitat. Other activities include hiking, lectures, films, camp-outs, potlucks, advocacy training, attending public hearings, and more!

Broads also work with public agencies (BLM, NPS, USFS) on a variety of projects such as stewardship activities, developing travel plans, and documenting wilderness qualities to support preservation efforts.

Everyone is Welcome

Great Old Broads for Wilderness welcomes anyone with a passion for wild places. To qualify for membership, you don’t have to old, a broad—or even great—but you must be WILD for Wilderness.

Show your love for Mother Earth and experience camaraderie and connection with like-minded folks! Find out more at greatoldbroads.org.

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Weekly Facebook Giveaway All Summer Long

June 17 | UNITEDSTATES

Some exciting news to share!

This summer, PARA’KITO is hosting a weekly contest on its Facebook page. Starting the week of June 20 through September 21, PARA'KITO will give away two wristbands (a $39 value!) to one lucky Facebook follower! Entering to win is easy! First 'LIKE' the PARA'KITO USA Facebook page. Then visit PARAKITO.com and share your favorite product from the collection in the COMMENTS section of the weekly Facebook post PINNED at the top of the Facebook page. Be sure to use #PKgiveaway in your response. Around 4pm ET each Thursday, we'll announce our weekly winner!

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