Share The Love This Month…

49th Street Bail Bonds shares the love this February. This month, we are collecting donations for the Humane Society of Pinellas. We are accepting donations Monday through Friday from 9am until 5pm. There is a wish list for needed items on their website at http://www.humanesocietyofpinellas.org/our-wish-list/. Wish items include: •Leashes •Flea combs •Wire and plastic dog crates •Small and medium cat carriers •Cat litter •Baby food in meat flavors •Dog and cat toys especially plush/stuffed toys •Paper products •Puzzle feeder toys Along with helping the Humane Society of Pinellas, 49th Street Bail Bonds has donated to a variety of causes including
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Are You Ready For Some Football?

The biggest game of the year, Super Bowl Sunday, is just days away! Are you planning on hosting a party? Attending a party? Or enjoying the game at a sports bar? 49th Street Bail Bonds wants to make you aware that while Super Bowl Sunday parties can be fun, there can also be hazards and danger. Here are a few tips for Super Bowl Sunday when attending a party: •If you are attending a party then make sure to have a designated driver. •Make sure you eat plenty of food and balance alcoholic drinks with non-alcoholic drinks. •Do not drink
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How To Hire The Best Bail Bondsman?

Do you or a loved one need a bail bond agency? Do you know what to look for when hiring a bail bond agency? 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to be informed on what to look for when hiring a reputable bail bond agency. The following are a few things you should know: •Look online to see what bail bond agencies are available in your area. Read the reviews from previous clients. •Make sure that the bail bond agency you hire is licensed. •Look for experience. How long has the bail bond agency been in business? •Is there a
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Online Predators

The holidays are finally here! Children, teens, and young adults are now on break from school and college. Many electronic devices will be under the tree come Christmas morning. While having your child on the internet and social sites can be beneficial, it can also be dangerous. 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to be aware that sexual predators lurk on social media and the internet and try and lure children. Here are a few tips on how to protect your children: •Use privacy settings on social media sites such as Facebook. •Talk to your children about safety online. Make
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Home for the Holidays?

Home for the holidays or not? If you plan on traveling during this holiday season, make sure your home is secure before you leave. 49th Street Bail Bonds offers these tips on keeping your home safe when traveling: •Make sure to lock your doors and windows. Sounds basic but many people forget to do this in the rush to get out the door and on their way. •Don’t post your travel plans on social media. Save the photos and travel stories until you return home. •Make your home look lived in even when you aren’t there. Have the mail picked
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Porch Pirates For the Holidays

Pirates Not Only in the Ocean…They May Visit Your Porch! Cyber Monday has come and gone. Many people took advantage of cyber Monday for discounts on their holiday gifts. Many of these gifts will start arriving very soon. 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to be aware that thieves known as “porch pirates” target boxes left on front porches. Here are a few tips to keep your deliveries safe from porch pirates: •Have your packages delivered to your workplace or a friend/neighbor •Pick up your package at the post office •Utilize store pick-up. Order an item online and send it
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Drunk Driving, DUI & Holidays

Intoxication During the Holidays Did you know that the day before Thanksgiving kicks off the deadliest season for drunk driving? In fact, Thanksgiving Eve has been dubbed “Blackout Wednesday or Drinksgiving” by many national organizations. Binge Drinking 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to know that drinking and driving can extend beyond the immediate danger of killing somebody including yourself. Studies have shown there is typically a rise in both binge drinking and DUIs over the holiday season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “728 people will be injured or killed each day between Thanksgiving and New
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Halloween – Jail Time

It’s that spooky time of year, Halloween! Many people will be attending Halloween parties this year as well as handing out candy on the big day. 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to be safe this Halloween. Here are tips for having fun, staying safe, and staying out of jail: •If you are attending a Halloween party, then make sure to have a designated driver. Do not drink and drive! •When at a party at a bar, make sure that you receive your drinks from your waiter or bartender. Do not leave drinks unattended because they might be drugged. •Be
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Mass Shooting – Las Vegas

Another mass shooting incident has taken place. 49th Street Bail Bonds offers our deepest condolences to the friends and families that had loved ones injured or killed in this massacre. Unfortunately, these mass shootings are becoming more and more common. Do you know what to do in the event that this situation happens to you? 49th Street Bail Bonds offers these tips to help you survive a mass shooting: •Mentally prepare yourself before the situation occurs. Every time you enter a building, attend a concert, see a movie, eat at a restaurant, etc. look around and plan how you would
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Greek Life: Hazing

What is Hazing? College is in full swing. Many fraternities and sororities have their recruitment during the fall. Many new members or pledges of these fraternities and sororities will never see hazing, however, there are always a few cases where hazing takes place. 49th Street Bail Bonds wants you to know about hazing and what it entails. Definition of hazing According to the Florida Statues 1006.63, hazing is “any action or situation that recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student for purposes including, but not limited to, initiation or admission with any organization
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