New Book Explores Coming-of-Age in 1980s Comedy Club

The author of "Miserable Holiday Stories" tells a true, coming-of-age story set in the breakneck world of 1980s stand-up comedy. []

Posted on: 3 December 2016 | 2:00 am

"The Yellow Star" by Aaron Seth, Speaks to a Young Audience. He Writes About Life During the Holocaust. What is Life Worth, When Nothing is Left?

"The Yellow Star" depicts a story of two young boys, no more than twelve of different religious backgrounds learning to appreciate what is left of their life during the Nazi regime in Germany. Illustrator, Illana Barran is also author and illustrator of "The Survival Of The Gingerbread Girl - A Lullaby." []

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 2:42 pm

Donor Matching Donations Up to $50,000 for School That Gives Students a Voice in Their Education

Makarios Community School is the first and only democratic free school in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. The school has received a promise from a generous donor who will match funds up to $50,000 on #givingtuesday, November 29, 2016. Donations will support an increase in staff salaries and benefit the students by providing scholarship funds, playground clean up, and learning materials. Students and staff are giving back []

Posted on: 29 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Hiking Hearts Sponsors Choose-To-Heal Photo Shoot for Compassionate Friends Candle Lighting Memorial Hosted by A Butterfly's Journey

Hiking Hearts, a Boston-based charitable organization and leader in philanthropic hiking, is reaching out to help A Butterfly’s Journey To a New Normal (ABJ), out of Newburyport, MA, to help heal grief using photography at The Compassionate Friends' Worldwide Annual Candle Lighting. []

Posted on: 27 November 2016 | 2:00 am

"Goodbye, Emma" Helps Children Relate to Hardships Their Peers, Children Refugees, Face When Fleeing War, Leaving Behind Memories, Toys, Pets...

It is hard to imagine tough choices children refugees face when forced to leave their homes and memories behind. Young protagonist in "Goodbye, Emma" has to decide how many of his favourite toys, books, board games, and family pictures he could fit in his only suitcase. But leaving his beloved pet dog Emma behind is one of the hardest things to do. Struggling with the idea of introducing the topic of refugees to the []

Posted on: 25 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Apex for Youth: Highlights from Thursday Night’s Omakase at Masa, a Fundraising Dinner to Benefit Apex for Youth

The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation was proud to be a contributing donor at Thursday night’s intimate fundraising dinner to benefit to Apex for Youth at Masa. Chef Masa himself prepared Omakase at his eponymous restaurant in The Time Warner Center in New York on November 17, 2016. Apex for Youth is a 501c3 non-profit that provides mentoring and other educational services to underserved Asian and immigrant youth []

Posted on: 22 November 2016 | 5:17 pm

OWN TV's Actress Kendra C. Johnson Hosts the 25th Annual "Double Dutch Holiday Classic" at the World-Famous Apollo Theater

The Super Bowl of Double Dutch celebrates their 25th Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic with competing teams from across the globe including the U.S., France, Japan, Morocco and more countries. []

Posted on: 21 November 2016 | 8:51 am

Space-Based STEM Game Wins Good Housekeeping 2016 Award

Xtronaut Enterprises, Inc. Wins Good Housekeeping Award for Space-Based STEM Game Designed by Leader of NASA Mission. []

Posted on: 17 November 2016 | 4:05 pm

PreK12 Plaza Launches Free, Bilingual Education Collaboration App, eBook Plaza

PreK12 Plaza, a social impact enterprise working to ignite the genius in every child announces the launch of app eBook Plaza, a new, free, bilingual, multimedia resource, providing teachers with blended lessons supporting English-language standards. The eBook Plaza app provides free access to hundreds of eBooks in six reading levels each, in English and Spanish. In addition, it allows students to create their own eBooks, []

Posted on: 17 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Atlanta Mobile Marketing Organization Announces Winners of 2016 Atlanta Mobile Awards

2016 Atlanta Mobile Awards were given out on November 3rd to recognize the best in mobile marketing, mobile technology and mobile development from around the Atlanta Metro. []

Posted on: 14 November 2016 | 2:58 pm

The Children's Security Blanket to Ensure Families of Children Battling Cancer Experience More Joy and Less Worry for the Holidays

Anonymous donors enable nonprofit to provide an early Christmas for many families. []

Posted on: 14 November 2016 | 10:33 am

The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee Spreading Calm in Nashville

The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee has been distributing booklets to households in the heart of Nashville. []

Posted on: 11 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Tennessee Human Rights Day to Have Public Conversation on Child Trafficking

The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place in Nashville at the First Amendment Center on December 6th, from 5pm – 7pm. The celebration centers around the presentation of awards to human rights champions, but also maintains educational pieces to help those attending understand the sate of human rights, and human rights abuses across the state. This year, the planning committee has []

Posted on: 11 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Tommy the Learned Cat Goes to Rugby School to Celebrate the 450th Anniversary of One of the Oldest Schools in the World #Rugby450

Rugby School, one of the oldest and greatest schools in the world is about to turn 450 years old! The new children's book "Tommy the Learned Cat goes to Rugby: Letters from the Boarding School" follows the adventures of Tommy the Learned Cat and his favourite human Annee Brown as they embark on their boarding life in Tudor House in one of the most exciting places to live and study! Rugby School, here we come! And of []

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Shoreline Entertainment Aligns with Black Wolf Media Group

Prominent Film Production Company Shoreline Entertainment Enters Partnership with Nevada Based Black Wolf Media Group []

Posted on: 7 November 2016 | 1:24 pm

Drug-Free Tennessee Holds Events to Honor Red Ribbon Week for 2016

Drug-Free Tennessee holds a variety of events throughout the year to benefit the community through education and awareness. []

Posted on: 5 November 2016 | 2:00 am

Montclair’s Biggest Halloween Bash Kicks Off Tonight with 8th Annual Moonlight Trail at Van Dyks

North Jersey’s biggest Halloween bash of the season, including a spectacular Haunted House, comes to Moonlight Trail in Montclair tonight. This family-friendly event truly captures the spirit of Halloween, featuring over 1,000 special-themed hand-carved pumpkins and festive lighted pathways. It’s one of the biggest community gatherings of the year with thousands of residents participating in support of Toni’s Kitchen []

Posted on: 30 October 2016 | 6:57 am

The Time to Focus on the Future of Our Youth is Now

There has never been a greater need to improve the health and future for unaccompanied youth than right now. []

Posted on: 28 October 2016 | 2:00 am

JN Prioleau, Author of the Clyde Series, Publishes Her Fourth Children's Book: "Ole' Rabbit"

JN Prioleau (author of the Clyde series) recently published her fourth children's book, "Ole' Rabbit." And it's just in time for Christmas. A fun book that will become every child's favorite bedtime story. Originally from Charleston, SC, JN Prioleau always had a passion for writing since the age of 11. She has written several poems and had the opportunity to publish her first poetry book in 2001 with her mom. []

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 8:00 pm

New Children's Book Sparks Curiosity and Encourages Interest in STEAM Subjects

"Ms. Pearl Makes a Discovery" is a new children’s book designed to encourage curiosity and get children excited about learning! Readers will witness the adventures of Ms. Pearl and her animal friends, who all have a special interest in either science, technology, engineering, arts or math. Together, they explore the fascinating world of STEAM while inspiring the reader to recreate some of the amazing experiments performed []

Posted on: 24 October 2016 | 1:29 pm

Speed Lacrosse Clinic October 23rd at The Game Changer Indoor Sports Facility with Jemoris Slaughter

Speed Lacrosse is a growing new sport rooted in box and field lacrosse which utilizes attributes from basketball, football, hockey, soccer, and tennis. At the Game Changer Facility, they offer competitive #SpeedLacrosse training and games. []

Posted on: 15 October 2016 | 4:50 pm

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Holds Workshop to Help Parents

Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights held a lunch and learn to educate the community in honor of World Mental Health Day in October. []

Posted on: 15 October 2016 | 2:00 am

Details on Shocking Fundraiser for Children with Cancer

Company Raises Thousands for 3, 11 and 13-Year-Old’s While Playing Golf []

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | 2:00 am

Mentor Empowers Teens to Live Above Bullying, Drama and Societal Pressure in New Book

Rasheda Kamaria Williams, an award-winning mentor and chief empowering officer for Empowered Flower Girl, explores how girls and young women can use their personal power to make a difference in her new book, “Be EmPOWERed: How to Live Above & Beyond Life’s Drama.” Written for and inspired by girls, “Be EmPOWERed” is an interactive guidebook and journal packed with inspirational prose, thought-provoking questions and []

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | 2:00 am

Noah’s Park & Playgrounds Teams with the St. Luke’s United Methodist Church to Bring New, Edmond Campus Both Indoor & Outdoor Playgrounds in Time for Their Grand Opening

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church chose Edmond-based, Noah’s Park & Playgrounds, to design and install four new indoor and outdoor playground structures for their new Edmond campus building located at 900 N. Sooner Road (west side of I-35 in Edmond, OK.). []

Posted on: 12 October 2016 | 2:00 am