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Celeste 2022 Midterm Election, Author Claudette Milner Publishes Her Analysis of the Critical Issues Facing This Country

Celeste 2022 Midterm Election, Author Claudette Milner Publishes Her Analysis of the Critical Issues Facing This Country

Claudette Milner releases two editions from her Forgiven of Our Transgressions series entitled "Forgiven of Our Transgressions: Karen, Attack on Our Children" and "Forgiven of Our Transgressions: No Path to Citizenship." The Forgiven of Our Transgressions series has 28 Editions and is Available on Amazon US, UK, AU, CA, DE, FR, NL, JP, BR, ES, MX, SE, PL for purchase. - June 27, 2022 - Claudette Milner

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation Board Chair, Tony Williams, plans to announce the Board’s decision to return the $500,000 endowment to the Sisters of Saint Anne and terminate the 4.5-year-long relationship. In his announcement, Tony Williams will explain his Board’s decision... - June 24, 2022 - Verna J. Kirkness Foundation

Heart to Heart with Adoptees

Adoptees and their discovering their identity. - June 24, 2022 - Adoptions From The Heart

Tra Publishing to Release "The Rare, Tiny Flower," by Kitty O’Meara

Tra Publishing to Release "The Rare, Tiny Flower," by Kitty O’Meara

A picture book that follows the success of her viral poem and best-selling book about the pandemic. - June 23, 2022 - Tra Publishing

Mother Shares Harrowing Story on How Her Child Overcame Abuse: Wynona’s House’s Latest Family Success Story Gives Hope to Other Families to Overcome Child Abuse

With June being recognized as Children's Awareness Month, Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center is sharing the story of a local family who has benefitted from Wynona’s House’s services. To ensure the family’s privacy, this family success story has been provided anonymously. - June 23, 2022 - Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center

Detroit-Local Marc Davis Publishes New Children's Book, "Finding Nylah's Superpowers," to Help Children Find Their Superpower

Detroit-Local Marc Davis Publishes New Children's Book, "Finding Nylah's Superpowers," to Help Children Find Their Superpower

Finding Nylah’s Superpowers is a funny, compelling, and accessible story that teaches young children about self-worth, bravery, and celebrating their differences. - June 20, 2022 - Marc Davis

AfroBrainiac Media, Inc. Launches Ed-Tech Company to Transform S.T.E.A.M. Education

AfroBrainiac Media, Inc. Launches Ed-Tech Company to Transform S.T.E.A.M. Education

The company combines Afrofuturism and digital technology to engage a new, diverse generation of S.T.E.A.M. learners. - June 19, 2022 - AfroBrainiac Media, Inc.

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

In October 2021, The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Atlanta contracted the consulting services of Aaron Johnson, a self-proclaimed kids’ fitness guru, to improve their students' results on the National Youth Fitness Assessment. Participants were organized into three groups according... - June 16, 2022 - Aaron Johnson Fitness Club International

Art of the Americas Presented at Florida International University

Art of the Americas Presented at Florida International University

Twenty-four scholars around the globe and a myriad of world-class artists collaborated with a South Florida art teacher to reach out to children with art from their cultures (Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and the United States). - June 14, 2022 - Rebecca Hinson Publishing

Free Digital Summer Camp from GIGIL STEM Kits

GIGIL offers free online digital summer camp complete with a DIY STEM Challenge, STEM Kit bundles, and free educational resources. - June 14, 2022 - GIGL

Chocolate Gift Box of Treats for Every Occasion

Chocolate Gift Box of Treats for Every Occasion

The Chocolate Spectrum Café and Academy, a retail and wholesale operation that trains and employs individuals with special needs, has just launched a new line of chocolate gift boxes, Gift Box of Treats for Every Occasion. These Gift Boxes include Chocolate Treats: Fudge, decorated chocolate bars, truffles, molded chocolates, chocolate covered Oreos and chocolate covered pretzel rods. These items are presented in a smart and sturdy thematically-colored gift box with a colorful label. - June 10, 2022 - The Chocolate Spectrum

Race Unity Day Conference Announced

The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale will be hosting a conference themed “Social Transformation and Promoting Race Amity in Education.” - June 09, 2022 - The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale

Sarah Appleman MS, OTR/L Releases Play With Your Food Sensory Processing Courses

Learn how to soothe children with sensory processing disorders through downloadable courses. - June 07, 2022 - Play With Your Food

Local Authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon Among Guests Slated for Reading Rocks in Rockford 2022 Annual Book Event at Krause Memorial Library

Local Authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon Among Guests Slated for Reading Rocks in Rockford 2022 Annual Book Event at Krause Memorial Library

Reading Rocks in Rockford celebrates the love of reading and Michigan authors and illustrators of books for all ages in Author's Row. Local authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon team to share and sign children's books including Herndon's latest picture book, You're the Hugs to My Kisses, and Find Your Future In Art, by Childress. - May 28, 2022 - Childress Ink

Workout to Save Lives - Liam's Life WOD

Workout to Save Lives - Liam's Life WOD

May 25, gyms around the world do Liam’s workout in honor of 15-month Liam Kowal who was killed by a drunk driver. Over 100 gyms worldwide participating in the workout in 2022; from gyms in southern California, like Krav Maga Worldwide, Crossfit Horsepower, Crossfit to the Core, Crossfit Coveted, Crossfit Downtown Santa Ana, to gyms all over the US and throughout parts of Europe. - May 25, 2022 - Liams Life Foundation

Judson Press Book Examines Cultural Impact on Youth Faith Formation in Congregations

Judson Press Book Examines Cultural Impact on Youth Faith Formation in Congregations

Faith Formation and Christian Education experts Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield and Dr. Denise Janssen collaborate to provide a research-based, practical resource to aid faith communities seeking improved relevance and relationship with African American youth. Based upon research and personal... - May 25, 2022 - Judson Press

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet (OVC) is a dedicated team of advocates, committed to strengthening the foster community in Sonoma County by providing relevant supplies and support to youth (ages 0-25) and their caregivers impacted by the welfare system. By fostering connections to essential supplies, support, and resources, they hope to help create felt safety, nurturing relationships, and a sense of belonging. This June, they celebrate 1 year serving foster youth at their Resource Center. - May 25, 2022 - Our Village Closet

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

The Gateway Family YMCA Announces New Superhero Workshop for Children with Special Needs

YMCA Provides Parent and Child Opportunity for Unique Program. - May 22, 2022 - The Gateway Family YMCA

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Students of all learning abilities participate in a one-day Special Olympics event held in Torrance, CA. - May 20, 2022 - Switzer Learning Center

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

The Texas Woman’s Foundation Awards Stacy Johnson. - May 19, 2022 - Central Texas Table of Grace

Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA Welcomes Prem Gangalakunta to the Board

Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA Welcomes Prem Gangalakunta to the Board

The Board of the Vicente Ferrer Foundation (VFF) USA wholeheartedly welcomes Prem Gangalakunta, a new trustee who will help support the Foundation’s work to empower rural communities in India. “We’re very excited to have Mr. Gangalakunta joining our Board,” said VFF USA... - May 18, 2022 - Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA

Congressional Candidate Calls for All Government Supporters of "the War on Children" to Resign

Congressional Candidate Calls for All Government Supporters of "the War on Children" to Resign

Congressional Candidate Sean Pignatelli, amid the baby formula crisis, demands officials in Washington to resign. - May 16, 2022 - Sean Pignatelli Political Campaign

Crazee Media Group LLC & "There's an Alien in My Toilet" Head to Licensing Expo and Launches on Kickstarter

Crazee Media Group LLC & "There's an Alien in My Toilet" Head to Licensing Expo and Launches on Kickstarter

Crazee Media Group LLC announced their attendance at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas 2022, Booth D104. On display will be flagship title, "There's an Alien in my Toilet," an all ages sci-fi, comedy comic book series which launched successfully on Kickstarter. - May 15, 2022 - i Create Stories

250 Area Children, Ages 8-17, Will Take to the Skies Over Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 14, 9 am to 1 pm with Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62 (EAA62)

250 area children, ages 8-17, will take to the skies over Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 14, 9 am to 1 pm, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62 (EAA62) hosts their second 2022 Young Eagles Flight Rally at San Jose Reid Hillview Airport. - May 13, 2022 - Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Harriet Greenspan, Casting Director for Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and Many More

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Harriet Greenspan, Casting Director for Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and Many More

Nickelodeon's, Warner Bros., Casting Director is back to lead another Society Performers workshop Sunday, May 15, 2022. - May 13, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

The Michael Scarpaci Scholarship:  Setting the Groundwork for Future Business Ventures

The Michael Scarpaci Scholarship: Setting the Groundwork for Future Business Ventures

Entrepreneur Michael Scarpaci Gives Back with His Scholarship Fund for Student Entrepreneurs - May 12, 2022 - Michael Scarpaci Scholarship

Together We Rise is Raising Funds in Support of Foster Youth During Foster Care Awareness Month

Together We Rise is Raising Funds in Support of Foster Youth During Foster Care Awareness Month

This May, leading foster care non-profit Together We Rise is hosting virtual service projects and raising funds for essential resources during Foster Care Awareness Month. Foster Care Awareness Month helps bring attention to the struggles that over 430,000 children in foster care face. “1... - May 11, 2022 - Together We Rise

The Cambria Hotel, Located in Shelby Township, Donated to the Blessings in a Backpack Organization

The Cambria Hotel, Located in Shelby Township, Donated to the Blessings in a Backpack Organization

The Cambria Hotel, located in Shelby Township, donated to the Blessings in a Backpack organization. Blessings in a Backpack sends kids home on Fridays with a backpack full of satisfying and nourishing food. This organization's focus is to ensure the kids in Macomb County have nutritious meals over... - May 10, 2022 - Cambria Hotel

Catholic School Builds Community Through New Soccer Field

The St. Mary’s Catholic School project was planned in order to help the school provide a multi-functional, safe place to play on school grounds. The campus was thus far without green space, so the school's primary goal was to provide students with something other than concrete to play on during school activities. Another key mission is to welcome the community, which they will be able to provide for events and other groups to use. - May 01, 2022 - Urban Soccer Park

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Krisha Bullock Alexander, Casting Director for Nickelodeon's "Danger Force" and Many More...

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Krisha Bullock Alexander, Casting Director for Nickelodeon's "Danger Force" and Many More...

Nickelodeon's “Danger Force,” “Henry Danger,” Casting Director is back to lead another amazing Society Performers workshop. - April 27, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

Black Birth Story Podcast, Birthright, Hosts “Restoration” Mental Health Healing Sessions for Victims of Birth Trauma Following Black Maternal Health Week 2022

Black Birth Story Podcast, Birthright, Hosts “Restoration” Mental Health Healing Sessions for Victims of Birth Trauma Following Black Maternal Health Week 2022

Birthright, a podcast about joy and healing in Black birth, is preparing to host its first “Restoration” episode—where Black birthing people who have experienced trauma in their birth times are paired with a perinatal mental health therapist for a healing journey. The special... - April 16, 2022 - Narrative Nation

Gayle Davies Joins PATHS Program LLC as National Account Manager

Gayle Davies Joins PATHS Program LLC as National Account Manager

PATHS Program LLC announced the hiring of Gayle Davies as national account manager. Davies is responsible for creating and maintaining strong long-term relationships with clients across the United States and Canada. “Gayle is a key player as we build a more dynamic business development... - April 15, 2022 - PATHS Program LLC

Center for Adoption Support and Education’s Training for Adoption Competency™ (TAC) Program Expands to Support Families in Oregon

Center for Adoption Support and Education’s Training for Adoption Competency™ (TAC) Program Expands to Support Families in Oregon

The Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center (ORPARC), a service of the Oregon Department of Human Services, has partnered with the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E™) to bring its nationally recognized Training for Adoption Competency (TAC™) program to Oregon. This... - April 12, 2022 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

ThruGuidance Ministries, Inc. announces sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be provided to all children, without eligibility documentation, who are 18 years of age or under to surrounding areas in Los Angeles County. - April 09, 2022 - ThruGuidance Ministries, Inc.

USA Track & Field Foundation and Healthy Kids Running Series Announce Partnership

USA Track & Field Foundation and Healthy Kids Running Series Announce Partnership

Healthy Kids Running Series is excited to announce a partnership with the USA Track & Field Foundation for the new Run For All initiative. Run For All will bring the tried and true programming into underserved communities in urban areas, the Foundation is generously providing registration for... - April 07, 2022 - Healthy Kids Running Series

April is Autism Action Month

April is Autism Action Month

Take action with Alpine Autism Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Participate in the 15th Annual "Run for the One" at America the Beautiful park on April 30, 2022. - April 04, 2022 - Alpine Autism Center

Freshly Picked Acquires MagnetBlox Today

Freshly Picked (freshlypicked.com) announced today the completion of its acquisition of MagnetBlox (magnetblox.com) which sells a patent pending magnetic building toy that supports pretend play and builds little ones' creative and motor skills. Susan Petersen, CEO of Freshly Picked, shared,... - March 31, 2022 - Freshly Picked

Art for Children's Relief in Ukraine

Art for Children's Relief in Ukraine

Acclaimed artists David Burnett and Ashot Grigoryan are two of many artists dedicating pieces of art to raise funds through Neighbors Abroad and "kleine herzen." A special fundraising event will be held March 30, 2022, at 5 pm at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park. 50-100% of the sales proceeds raise funds for the Ukraine Children's Relief Fund. Former Menlo Park Mayor and Council Member Ray Mueller and Jeanette Kissling from Neighbors Abroad will be present. - March 30, 2022 - Art Ventures Gallery

9th Annual Easter Day Eggstravaganza Hosted by T5 Foundation and Cohosted by the City of Miami Gardens

9th Annual Easter Day Eggstravaganza Hosted by T5 Foundation and Cohosted by the City of Miami Gardens

The T5 Foundation will host its 9th Annual Easter Day Eggstravaganza on Easter Sunday April 17, 2022. There will be games, rides, bounce houses, face painting, live performance, toddler Easter egg hunt and a helicopter egg drop. Don't miss this amazing family event, There will be something for the entire family to enjoy. - March 28, 2022 - T5 Foundation

Contemporary Dallas Fine Art Showroom, ALG Collective Announces "RECHARGED," Premier Spring Art Show Featuring Anna Curnes, Melissa Ellis, Annie Griffeth, & Christi Meril

Contemporary Dallas Fine Art Showroom, ALG Collective Announces "RECHARGED," Premier Spring Art Show Featuring Anna Curnes, Melissa Ellis, Annie Griffeth, & Christi Meril

Dallas fine art showroom, the ALG Collective, proudly announces the opening of "RECHARGED," their Premier Spring Art Show featuring a dynamic new collection in glass art, paperwork, paintings, and sculpture from resident artists Anna Curnes, Melissa Ellis, Annie Griffeth, and Christi Meril. This exhibition showcases a charged new series from each artist, all a shift conceptually and technically from previous work. Opening reception on Wednesday, April 20 from 5-9 p.m. at the ALG Collective. - March 24, 2022 - ALG Collective

Meet Downtown Brooklyn’s New Family, PS Family, at Their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Earth Day Celebration

Press and the public are invited to the Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Earth Day Celebration at PS Family’s new Downtown Brooklyn office (297 Livingston Street) on Saturday April 23rd from 10am to 4pm. The Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, hosted by the Brooklyn Chamber of... - March 24, 2022 - PS Family NYC

A Magical Moment for Ukraine

A Magical Moment for Ukraine

Magicians around the world share their talents through their recorded performances for free use by Ukrainian families and those agencies who are supporting them. "Magic for Ukraine" is providing Ukrainian families a brief respite from the stress and hardships they are currently experiencing and, through the art of magic, instill a sense of hope and wonder... and maybe a moment of laughter and joy. - March 18, 2022 - The Society of American Magicians

Ronald McDonald House Charities Hosts Its Second Royal Rumble Fundraiser

On Saturday, June 04, 2022, starting at 10 AM, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Columbia, SC will host their second charity ride, the Royal Rumble, which will take place around the Lake Murray area. - March 17, 2022 - Ronald McDonald House Charities, Columbia SC

Author Receives Multiple National Recognitions Through the INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD

Sonja Lange Wendt, author of the Children's book series Cultivating Compassion in Children, won the 2022 INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD (IPA) Distinguished Favorite for her children's book, Can Old Be Beautiful under the category of Children's: Inspirational/Motivational. In addition she won the 2022 IPA... - March 17, 2022 - Cultivating Compassion in Children LLC

Healthy Kids Running Series Tackling Childhood Health Issues in Over 350 U.S. Towns & Cities

Healthy Kids Running Series Tackling Childhood Health Issues in Over 350 U.S. Towns & Cities

As pandemic restrictions lift and parents and children resume more of their activities, there’s one national nonprofit leading the charge to promote, educate and advocate for children to have a healthy and active lifestyle. Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is a national nonprofit based in the Philly/tri-state area with over 350 participating U.S. cities and towns, and the organization is excited to announce that this year they will be expanding to Europe. - March 16, 2022 - Healthy Kids Running Series

Ship Camps and CampMinder Partner to Provide a Seamless Solution for Camps and Their Families

Ship Camps and CampMinder Partner to Provide a Seamless Solution for Camps and Their Families

Ship Camps, a leading white-glove shipping provider, announced today that it has formally launched a partnership and integration with CampMinder, the summer camp industry leader in camp management software. Parents and staff will be able to sign up for Ship Camps directly from their CampMinder... - March 15, 2022 - Ship Camps

STEM Center for Strength Special Event - Recovery Over Time Panel

STEM Center for Strength Special Event - Recovery Over Time Panel

On 05.07.19, two students from STEM School Highlands Ranch, targeted students with gun violence, killing one 18-year-old male, Kendrick Castillo, and severely injuring eight other students. In response to the needs and request of this impacted community, STEM Center for Strength is hosting a panel, “Recovery Over Time,” with survivors of mass gun violence. The discussion will be centered around what trauma recovery looks like at different points of time from a survivor's perspective. - March 14, 2022 - STEM Center for Strength

Helping Ukrainian Refugees Through Soccer: Deploying Soccer Missionaries to Help Ukrainian Refugees in Poland and Slovakia

Helping Ukrainian Refugees Through Soccer: Deploying Soccer Missionaries to Help Ukrainian Refugees in Poland and Slovakia

The International non-profit organization known as “The Global Foundation for Peace through Soccer,” plans to deploy a team of soccer missionaries to Poland and Slovakia soon. Those soccer missionaries expect to operate a series of free soccer clinics for the Ukrainian children who are... - March 12, 2022 - The Global Foundation for Peace through Soccer

Edison Mall Welcomes Spring with Their Inaugural Spring Fling

Edison Mall Welcomes Spring with Their Inaugural Spring Fling

Activities invite local organizations and community members to welcome Spring to SWFL. - March 11, 2022 - Edison Mall

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