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Children Are the Focus of Innovative LocalBlox Kids Initiative

New York, NY, September 15, 2011 --( Its been said that children are the future and has taken that idea to heart. LocalBlox Kids builds local neighborhoods around its children, providing them with a creative and fun social environment where they feel safe. The company seeks to make the neighborhoods safer for kids by connecting neighbors and neighborhoods.

“Cohesive neighborhoods are usually linked to better outcomes for children, decreases in crime and improved physical and mental health,” said Sabira Aferin, CEO and founder of LocalBlox. “Our goal is really to help build safe neighborhood and strong communities for Kids by connecting neighbors and neighborhoods.”

LocalBlox strives to create fun social environments where kids can express themselves, play and collaborate. Good and productive citizenship is encouraged. The organization’s strategy is three-fold, utilizing its FUNdamentals, Connections and Rewards approach to provide opportunities and support. The program builds confidence among individuals, while assisting them and members of the community to connect for beneficial outcomes.

The FUNdamentals portion of the program stimulates children’s imaginations and demonstrates how they can be a positive influence on the world around them. LocalBlox seeks partnership with a wide variety of local, national and international education and gaming organizations. Care is taken to ensure that technology platforms are geared toward youngsters, their interests and abilities to inspire confidence and continued participation.

LocalBlox Connections encourages an active, healthy lifestyle for participants and the entire community. Special events and activities are conducted, allowing youngsters to learn by doing. Programs aid children in building confidence in themselves and their abilities, skills that can be translated into future growth that will aid them in setting, attaining and succeeding at their goals.

Merchants, participants and the community benefit through LocalBlox Rewards that provides a means to earn merit points that can be redeemed for discounts on goods, services and other benefits available through site participation. Kids earn points, as do their ambassadors – parents, guardians, custodians, peers and merchants. Points are awarded for accomplishments and good deeds. Achievements are recorded by the ambassadors, who also receive points for assigning merits to participating kids.

LocalBlox Kids is building opportunities for youngsters and their communities nationwide. Through its network of local participants, kids have access to activities and events that build confident children that grow to be successful adults and give back to their neighborhoods and the world. Communities can connect and collaborate for the benefit of their most important asset – their kids.

The site can be reached via email with the convenient form on the website. For more information, visit the website at

About LocalBlox

LocalBlox is a highly innovative local community networking site that serves 60 thousand of neighborhoods throughout the US and allows users to add additional areas. is building safe neighborhoods and strong local communities by connecting neighbors and neighborhoods.

Sabira Arefin

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