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The National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2020-2021 School Year

The National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2020-2021 School Year

Broward Junior Academy today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2020-2021 school year. All students will be served lunch/breakfast at no charge at the following sites: Broward Junior Academy New... - June 18, 2020 - Broward Junior Academy

New Book Provides High School Teachers Life-Changing Tools for Mindfulness in the Classroom

New Book Provides High School Teachers Life-Changing Tools for Mindfulness in the Classroom

“Easy Mindfulness for Today’s Teens,” the latest book by bestselling author and children’s well-being expert, Mellisa Dormoy, is designed for High School and Middle School Teachers who want to gain a new skill set and teach teens the life-changing skills of mindfulness and meditation in the classroom. - June 16, 2020 - ShambalaKids

Neuro Diverse Living to Develop Lifelong Housing & Job Opportunities for Those with Autism and Other Neuro-Diversities

Neuro Diverse Living to Develop Lifelong Housing & Job Opportunities for Those with Autism and Other Neuro-Diversities

Neuro Diverse Living, a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded to empower and elevate people with autism and other neuro-diversities, this week announced they are seeking out partners and corporate sponsors to establish their first sustainable personal care home community. Considering the cost of caring for... - June 15, 2020 - Neuro Diverse Living, Inc.

Little Cosmetics Pretend Makeup Company Has Announced They Are Giving Away 1,000 Free Pretend Makeup Playsets During Summer

With a summer of unique challenges, Little Cosmetics is lending a helping hand to families seeking fun, enriching activities for little girls ages 3-6 years old. Free playsets feature pretend-play makeup that looks and feels real, but does not apply to skin. - June 14, 2020 - Little Cosmetics

Gifts to Capture “Life Reflections” by Essentialgifting

Gifts to Capture “Life Reflections” by Essentialgifting

Shared content Giftspiration Gift Guide July/August - June 13, 2020 - Essentialgifting.com

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Launches Children’s Mental Health Champions

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) expands its National Center on Disability in Public Health efforts with the launch of a new pilot program, Children’s Mental Health Champions, made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and... - June 11, 2020 - Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Victorious Family - Helping Families to Thrive

Terence Chatmon, Chief Executive Officer of Victorious Family and a leading voice in crisis management and transformational leadership for more than 12 years, the COVID-19 Pandemic revealed the true state of the family. - June 05, 2020 - Victorious Family

American Camp Association and Vice President Mike Pence Talk Summer Camp

American Camp Association and Vice President Mike Pence Talk Summer Camp

Camp directors and operators from across the country joined the call to discuss the approach to safely and responsibly reopening summer camps amid COVID-19. - May 31, 2020 - American Camp Association

ChatterHigh Communications Inc. Launches "Home Version" of Their College and Career Exploration Resource, ChatterHigh.io

ChatterHigh Communications Inc. Launches "Home Version" of Their College and Career Exploration Resource, ChatterHigh.io

Chatterhigh is a research-proven college and career exploration resource used in thousands of schools across North America. Named EdTech of the year in 2017, they are excited to announce a "home version" optimized for parents and independent college counselors to use with teens. - May 29, 2020 - ChatterHigh Communications Inc.

Adoption STAR Releases Video Message About Working During a Pandemic

“We’re still here and we’re still doing great work,” reports Adoption STAR Associate Director, Michael Hill in a video message released today. “As the weeks and months have passed, we’ve been pleasantly surprised to see child welfare work still getting done and getting done well.” - May 29, 2020 - Adoption STAR, Inc.

Archimedes' Printing Shoppe Virtually Launches Inaugural Children's Book Series Gata Unbound from the Deep Woods of Philadelphia on June 1

On June 1, 2020, Philadelphia-based Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe is releasing virtually via a socially-distanced Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Live its first book in a series of children’s books for ailurophiles of all ages. Written by Lucy Noland and Susan Russell and beautifully... - May 28, 2020 - Archimedes' Printing Shoppe

Perfect Timing for NUTSO(TM) to be Showcased on NewsWatch on the AMC Channel

Perfect Timing for NUTSO(TM) to be Showcased on NewsWatch on the AMC Channel

In these uncertain times with adding the term social distancing to our vocabulary, the desire to bring back family game night is more important than ever. Kvellix are doing their part and hope playing NUTSO will increase our national sanity. - May 21, 2020 - Kvellix

Bleuet Introduces Bleumer Tumble Shorts for Tween and Teen Girls

Offers protection from “oops” moments; Allows girls to live & play with comfort + confidence. - May 21, 2020 - Bleuet

Baby Care Brand, green sprouts®, Announces Launch of Reusable Face Masks for Adults and Children

Company provides masks in support of families, essential workers and communities. - May 21, 2020 - Green Sprouts, Inc.

Christian Buck Accepted Into Forbes Coaches Council

Christian Buck Accepted Into Forbes Coaches Council

Christian Buck, esteemed performance coach and author of The Sport of School, has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council for business and executive coaching. - May 19, 2020 - Christian Buck Consulting

"Portraits of My Mother," an Online Exhibition by Mara G. Haseltine, a Tribute to Her Recently Diseased Mother - Dedicated to the Lost Lives of COVID-19 Victims

"Portraits of My Mother," an Online Exhibition by Mara G. Haseltine, a Tribute to Her Recently Diseased Mother - Dedicated to the Lost Lives of COVID-19 Victims

"Portraits of My Mother" was released as a virtual exhibition. Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2PECIdH4jA. - May 16, 2020 - Mara G. Haseltine

Matthew Paul Fischer Jr. Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Matthew Paul Fischer Jr. Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Matthew Paul Fischer Jr. of Mesa, Arizona has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 40 years in the field of law. About Matthew Paul Fischer Jr. Matthew Paul... - May 12, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Autism in Lockdown - Coming Soon from Future Horizons

Autism in Lockdown - Coming Soon from Future Horizons

Future Horizons offers books that help support teachers, parents, family members and caretakers improve their understanding of ASD and be able to build a foundation of positive growth, both intellectually and emotionally. - May 10, 2020 - Future Horizons, Inc.

edHelper Salutes Teachers - Teacher Appreciation Week

edHelper Salutes Teachers - Teacher Appreciation Week

COVID-19 has taken a toll on everyone. With schools shut down, the role of teachers in our lives has become even more important. Teachers are trying to help students work through their online classes and Zoom sessions by providing online and free resources to parents and doing their best even when... - May 05, 2020 - edHelper

Pro Skills Basketball Takes to the Internet to Help Players Compete with Others Around the Country

As the coronavirus pandemic suddenly shut down youth sports around the world, Pro Skills Basketball, a Charlotte, NC-based basketball organization, vowed to continue providing young players with the opportunity to interact, have fun and compete. They have taken to Zoom to launch Virtual Basketball... - April 27, 2020 - Pro Skills Basketball

SkySkopes Partners with Minot Police Bringing UAS to Successful Missing Person Search

A missing child has been found safely in Minot, North Dakota today, in no small part due to the swift actions of the partnership between the Minot Police Department, the Minot Fire Department, SkySkopes’ UAS teams, and others. After SkySkopes received the call from the Police of the City of... - April 27, 2020 - SkySkopes

Comedians Help Boy with Neuroblastoma

Comedians Help Boy with Neuroblastoma

Zoom for Owen - April 23, 2020 - SMILES FOR MILES

ABC Foundations Offers Drug Free Therapy for Kids with ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, ODD, Speech Delay, Executive Dysfunction, Sensory Processing Disorder

ABC Foundations Offers Drug Free Therapy for Kids with ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, ODD, Speech Delay, Executive Dysfunction, Sensory Processing Disorder

ABC Foundations is a drug-free educational remediation center that offers services to children with learning and academic difficulties. Some children struggle with learning and academics due to delay at the brain stem level known as Neuro Developmental Delay (NDD). ABC Foundations' program is backed by years of neurological research and follows the natural order of child development. As parents’ partner with ABC Foundations to guide their children through the process, lives are transformed. - April 22, 2020 - ABC Foundations

PHIT America Launches "50 Million Healthy Kids" Campaign with Online Petition

PHIT America Launches "50 Million Healthy Kids" Campaign with Online Petition

One Million American Signatures Needed to Create More Active Kids, Place Fitness Programs Back in Schools - April 21, 2020 - PHIT America

Prize-Winning Oriental Fairy Tale Returns as Unique Audiobook

Prize-Winning Oriental Fairy Tale Returns as Unique Audiobook

A classic Korean lesson in filial piety, respect for one's parents, is presented in an engaging Cinderella story. In an effort to save her father's life a young girl agrees to face death in the form of a deadly giant centipede. Fortunately, thanks to a magical turtle, all ends well. - April 20, 2020 - Soma Han

Los Angeles College-Access Nonprofit Takes 20th Annual Fundraiser Online

Los Angeles college-access nonprofit takes 20th annual fundraiser online; Across social distance, MOSTe plans an inspiring virtual benefit - April 17, 2020 - MOSTe Motivating Our Students Through Experience

Mom Stuff Announces Publication of Postpartum Survival Journal

This is not your ordinary journal. This journal was created to help new moms reflect on their journey into mommyhood. Every new mother should have this resource, especially if they are struggling with maternal mental health. Up to 1 in 5 new mothers struggle with perinatal mood disorders, but less... - April 16, 2020 - Mom Stuff, LLC

STOMP Out Bullying Tackles Cyberbullying During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in kids and teens usage of digital platforms for personal use and for online learning. With the increased usage of digital devices and social media apps, students who are prone to being bullied in school are likely to now be cyberbullied. - April 14, 2020 - STOMP Out Bullying™

Chi Universe, a Wellness Start Up Company, Has an Amazon Best Seller That Helps Kids and Parents Gain Focus for Homeschool with a Yoga Mat & Game

Chi Universe, a Wellness Start Up Company, Has an Amazon Best Seller That Helps Kids and Parents Gain Focus for Homeschool with a Yoga Mat & Game

Parents are looking for ways to help their kids be calm, energized, and focused for in-home learning. Chi Universe offers a unique solution with a Yoga Mat & Game. The yoga curriculum, game mat design, and online business are proving to be effective. A new tech upgrade and the app is free, with a guided soundtrack teaching kids how to breathe properly, and to follow the symbol system on the Chi Mats for body alignment. Chi Universe makes yoga fun, plus all the positive wellbeing effects. - April 08, 2020 - Phresh

UNC-Chapel Hill Fraternity Donates Over $17,000 in Dues to Local Charity to Help Feed Hungry Kids After Schools Close Due to COVID-19

UNC-Chapel Hill Fraternity Donates Over $17,000 in Dues to Local Charity to Help Feed Hungry Kids After Schools Close Due to COVID-19

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at UNC-Chapel Hill donated $17,600 on April 6 to a local nonprofit in order to help feed children in Orange County who normally depend on the breakfast and lunch offered at school for regular meals. Vance Brice, President of... - April 08, 2020 - Delta Kappa Epsilon

Academy of Saint Therese’s Students Excel with New Distance Learning Curriculum

Academy of Saint Therese’s Students Excel with New Distance Learning Curriculum

While teachers from elementary schools all across Bergen County had to get creative amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Academy of St. Therese, a leading Catholic elementary school in Cresskill, New Jersey, immediately launched a collaborative mix of virtual classrooms and interactive workshops to ensure... - April 01, 2020 - Academy of St. Therese

The Wellness Universe with Mental Health and Well-Being Help During COVID-19

The Wellness Universe with Mental Health and Well-Being Help During COVID-19

Coronavirus/COVID-19 is causing fear across the globe, changing life as we know it and impacting mental wellness. Positive mental well-being is essential to help us cope with stress, help to adjust to lifestyle changes and challenges many will face. - March 31, 2020 - The Wellness Universe

Kids Party Company Goes Virtual to Help Families Celebrate Birthdays

Kids Party Company Goes Virtual to Help Families Celebrate Birthdays

Amazing Fairytale Parties, a family run birthday party business, creates a solution for families' birthday woes, with Virtual Parties with a party character. - March 30, 2020 - Amazing Fairytale Parties

Noonybook.com Help Children at Home with Free Audio Books

Coronavirus has left families and children in isolation. Noonybook.com is doing what is can to contribute to the effort in supporting learning at home with free access to audio books from children to adults. Parents and children can access this through there mobile device at noonbook.com when a popup appears enter in your email address. This is one of many effort the company is exploring to assist parents at home with products and services until the pandemic is over. - March 26, 2020 - Noony Studios

Kvellix LLC Offering Free NUTSO™ to Help Maintain Our National Family Sanity

Kvellix LLC Offering Free NUTSO™ to Help Maintain Our National Family Sanity

In these uncertain times with adding the term social distancing to our vocabulary, our desire to bring back family game night is more important than ever. Kvellix is trying to do their part by urging you to play NUTSO and increase our national sanity. - March 24, 2020 - Kvellix

FoxPromotions in Co-operation with Groove House Records Announce the Release of Brian Hedges' New Song, FIELD OF STONE

FoxPromotions in Co-operation with Groove House Records Announce the Release of Brian Hedges' New Song, FIELD OF STONE

Singer/Songwriter Brian Hedges has released the latest song in his extensive Americana catalog. Inside The Groove House Recording Studio in Friendship, Tennessee Brian recorded FIELD OF STONE. This great song was co-produced and engineered by Steve Rutledge. - March 17, 2020 - FoxPromotions

NoviSign Digital Signage Releases New Hand Sanitizer Kiosks to Combat Coronavirus

NoviSign Digital Signage Releases New Hand Sanitizer Kiosks to Combat Coronavirus

NoviSign Digital Signage introduces a new line of sleek freestanding and wall mountable hand sanitizing digital kiosks. Equipped with an internal auto-dispenser that supports gel, foam or liquid sanitizer, the kiosks feature a sturdy metal enclosing and an integrated commercial grade 21.5” digital sign that is managed using NoviSign’s cloud-based digital signage software. - March 13, 2020 - NoviSign

Protect Your Family from Coronavirus and the Seasonal Flu

Protect Your Family from Coronavirus and the Seasonal Flu

The Maids offers these tips to cut down on the spread of germs in your home to aid in keeping your family happy and healthy. Let The Maids help your family fight illnesses and schedule a deep cleaning for your home. - March 13, 2020 - The Maids

West Cobb Kids, a Valued Ministry at West Cobb Church, is Excited to Announce the Grand Opening of Basecamp, a New Kids’ Area, on April 11-12

West Cobb Kids, a Valued Ministry at West Cobb Church, is Excited to Announce the Grand Opening of Basecamp, a New Kids’ Area, on April 11-12

West Cobb Kids is excited to announce the grand opening of Basecamp, a new kids’ area, on April 11-12. In conjunction with Easter Weekend, they will also have four Easter services for the community with free Easter Egg Hunts for kids. - March 13, 2020 - West Cobb Church

Gifting "Inspired by Special Moments" by Essentialgifting

Gifting "Inspired by Special Moments" by Essentialgifting

Introducing Giftspiration Gift Guide featuring gift trends inspired by special moments. - March 13, 2020 - Essentialgifting.com

Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts Summer Camps Return. Dates Now Available. Proceeds Support Arts Programming for Disadvantaged Cincinnati-Area Schools.

Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) is accepting registrations for their film production, musical theater and Shakespearean summer camps. These experiential camps both entertain and educate area youth while also acting as fundraisers to provide arts and cultural programming for disadvantaged Cincinnati area schools. - March 05, 2020 - Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts

FreeEliza: A Father's Rights Organization - Kansas Supreme Court Grants Petition for Review of Father's Case

FreeEliza: A Father's Rights Organization - Kansas Supreme Court Grants Petition for Review of Father's Case

In a case of contested adoption, a Kansas man's legal battle for the right to parent his daughter will go before the Kansas Supreme Court. - March 03, 2020 - FreeEliza Father's Rights Organization

I Create Stories Debuts Comics and Kids eBooks Works by Samuel Vera on Amazon & B&N

I Create Stories Debuts Comics and Kids eBooks Works by Samuel Vera on Amazon & B&N

I Create Stories announced immediate availability of works by Samuel Vera on Amazon & B&N, comic titles include "There’s an Alien in my Toilet," "CosmicWars," and "Forbidden." Kids books include "Doodies Adventures," "The Adventures of Cosmic Gorf," "Mandie Pandie in The Curfew," "Scary Aerie," "The Oogoolie Boogoolies," and "Arrghh!." Best known for his flagship comic "There’s an Alien in my Toilet," Samuel re-enters the creative world releasing his catalogue of books through Amazon and B&N. - March 03, 2020 - i Create Stories

Homestead House Publishing Announces Release of a New Colorado Native American Children’s Book That Captivates the Mind and Eye

Homestead House Publishing Announces Release of a New Colorado Native American Children’s Book That Captivates the Mind and Eye

Debut author Rachel Salgado introduces her new book, "Falling Rock: A High Plains Native Legend." This vibrantly illustrated children's book bursts with vibrant color and emotion through this re-crafting of a legendary story that celebrates the Native Peoples of the Colorado High Plains. - March 02, 2020 - Homestead House Publishing

Breakfast with Dr. Temple Grandin: "Understanding All Kinds of Minds" - Boston, Massachusetts

Breakfast with Dr. Temple Grandin: "Understanding All Kinds of Minds" - Boston, Massachusetts

Future Horizons will be hosting a Breakfast with Dr. Temple Grandin on April 30, 2020. - February 29, 2020 - Future Horizons, Inc.

Kristin Murrell Photography Launches "Grow with Me" Baby Photography Sessions to Document Baby's First Year in Photographs

The newly added "Grow With Me" baby photography package includes 3 mini sessions within baby’s first year to document their milestones. Each mini session includes 3 months, 6 or 9 months, and then 12 month mini session or cake smash session. Each mini session is 20 mins and will include 5 edited high resolution digitals.This photo package is available at the Stevensville studio location, throughout the Eastern Shore of MD or in Annapolis. - February 28, 2020 - Kristin Murrell Photography

Baby Lamby Introduces Baby Lamby White Noise Machine

The Houston, Texas-based company, Baby Lamby, has created a special sleep aid that is proving incredibly helpful for little ones that have trouble sleeping through the night. This little gem, also called Baby Lamby White Noise Machine, has a multitude of features all designed to help your baby fall asleep and stay asleep. It has become a godsend for restless babies and parents everywhere. - February 27, 2020 - Baby Lamby

Cribs for Kids® Honors More Than 20 Women at 2020 Women of Achievement Awards

Cribs for Kids® Honors More Than 20 Women at 2020 Women of Achievement Awards

Nonprofit celebrates Pittsburgh women making a difference at 15th annual ceremony. - February 26, 2020 - Cribs for Kids

Center for Adoption Support and Education Receives Grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to Expand Regional Tele-mental Health Services

Center for Adoption Support and Education Receives Grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to Expand Regional Tele-mental Health Services

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) will now be able to serve more adoptive, kinship and foster families throughout the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia and portions of Northern Virginia through tele-mental health services. Thanks to a grant awarded by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, C.A.S.E. will expand tele-mental health services and remove geographic and financial barriers, allowing more adoptive families access to therapy. - February 25, 2020 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Children’s Dysgraphia Book Reaches Amazon Best Seller Lists

Writing Right: A Story About Dysgraphia, the first illustrated children’s book released from Watertree Press, entered the top 50 of Amazon’s Children's eBooks on Disabilities & Special Needs category this week. Simultaneously, the paperback edition entered the top 100 of... - February 20, 2020 - Watertree Press LLC

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