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(NAPSA)—A nonprofit called Treehouse gives children in foster care holiday gifts and financial support for extracurriculars. It helped increase the extended graduation rate for youth in its Graduation Success program from less than 50 percent up to the average for all students. Learn more at www.treehouseforkids.org/takeaction.

Higher education helps prepare individuals to turn an idea into a marketable and viable product, business or organization. The University of Phoenix School of Business creates an environment for students that allows them to test ideas, take risks and grow. Learn more at www.phoenix.edu.

Psychotherapist Laurel Wider has found a way to change how boys connect during play. She created Wonder Crew Buddies for boys ages 3 to 5. They combine the adventure of an action figure with the emotional connection of a stuffed animal. They re at www.wondercrew.com.

An estimated 500,000 hysterectomies will be performed in the United States in 2017. The Center for Innovative GYN Care ensures optimal patient outcomes through exclusive, minimally invasive surgical techniques, personalized care, and treatment tailored to each patient.

Military families on the move should know Penske Truck Rental has a specialized toll-free call center at 844-4TROOPS (844-487-6677) to assist active and veteran members of the U.S. military and their families. The company also offers a military discount of 10 percent. Learn more at www.pensketruckrental.com/discounts/military.

Fresh or frozen, blueberries can be tossed into any meal or snack, any season, at home or on the go. They provide a simple yet versatile way to be healthy. For recipes and tips on living the blueberry life, go to www.blueberrycouncil.org.

James Hardie® fiber cement siding embodies the warmth and character of wood through various textures, shapes, sizes and colors to give homeowners the look they want. For more information on smart siding, visit www.jameshardie.com.

To avoid infestation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture requires homeowners to inspect and remove gypsy moth egg masses from household goods prior to moving. To help, the American Moving and Storage Association provides a free gypsy moth removal checklist and other information at www.Moving.org.

Six members of America s military and their families can enjoy the vacation of a lifetime by winning the Frommer s Travel and HomeAway  6 for 60 contest. For further facts and to see the contest rules, go to www.frommers.com/6for60.