Sandy Sholl of MadaLuxe Group Honors Heroes at 2017 World of Children Hero Awards

World of Children, a global recognition and funding organization for individuals exclusively serving the needs of vulnerable children, held the 2017 World of Children Hero Awards at Montage Beverly Hills. Hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, the evening recognized four extraordinary individuals for their work with children in various parts of the world. Funds raised at the event will benefit the World of Children Honorees to [PR.com]

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 9:00 am

11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards Announced

Historical novelist, Annette Oppenlander, wins National Indie Excellence Award for "Surviving the Fatherland: A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany." [PR.com]

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 9:55 am

Drug-Free Tennessee Plans All-Out Effort for International Day Against Drug Abuse

Drug-Free Tennessee is the local chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World, and is planning a series of large-scale events for the 2017 International Day Against Drug Abuse. [PR.com]

Posted on: 20 May 2017 | 2:00 am

The Community Builder Moves Forward with Homeless Youth Housing Project

A community meeting will be held to on May 20th at Lake Ridge Elementary, 615 Burke Lane, Nampa, 1:00pm – 3:00pm – open to anyone who would like to attend [PR.com]

Posted on: 20 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Phoenix Soccer Club, Excel Soccer Academy, Created a Team for Underprivileged Boys. Then the Unthinkable Happened.

Excel Soccer Academy boys team recently won the right to represent Arizona in the Regional Championships. [PR.com]

Posted on: 19 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Mom of Child with Special Needs Authors Children’s Book Highlighting Children’s Similarities Rather Than Their Differences

When one mom went looking for a bedtime book that she felt her child could relate to, she came up short. Actually, she came up empty. So, she decided to take matters into her own hands. In "Meet ClaraBelle Blue," Adiba Nelson set out to not only create a book that her daughter could see herself in, but also a book that could help typically-abled children see that children like her daughter aren’t so different from them, [PR.com]

Posted on: 11 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Bcut Productions Introduces D-Hopp Apparel Clothing

Brought to you by Bcut Productions, D-Hopp Apparel hits the open market with a new T-shirt and clothing line up, focused on customers' needs and wants. D-Hopp Apparel is a company that derived from the animated movie, “Drew and the Dilla Hopper” a story about a teenage introvert and a mutant insect who form a special bond. [PR.com]

Posted on: 5 May 2017 | 2:00 am

6th Annual Women & Wealth Networking Evening

An evening of education on Entrepreneurship & Fashion. [PR.com]

Posted on: 4 May 2017 | 2:00 am

1 in 5 Students Have Hearing Loss; Motes Audio Launches Kickstarter Campaign with the First Headphone Specifically Designed to Protect Students Hearing

Motes Audio today launched a Kickstarter campaign featuring the first volume governing headphones specifically designed for schools and school age students. According to a study by Harvard Medical School Associate Professor Dr. Curhan, one in five students has permanent hearing loss most likely due to high-volume sounds. [i] With the increasing use of headphones in the classroom and the spike in recreational use of them [PR.com]

Posted on: 2 May 2017 | 4:05 pm

New Public-Private Partnership Aims to Ease Tampa Bay School Traffic; Encourage Ridesharing Using PikMyKid Application

PikMyKid, winner of the "Emerging Technology Company of the Year- 2016" awarded by Tampa Bay Technology Forum, is fast evolving as the sole parent communication platform for K-12 schools, which also simplifies school dismissal process, reduces chaos, and eases traffic in the school neighborhoods, enhancing student safety. [PR.com]

Posted on: 28 April 2017 | 7:00 am

New Website Details the Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minors by Roman Catholic Clergy in 49 Countries; Advocates Expansion of the Statute of Limitations

New website provides comprehensive statistical information about the alleged abuse of minors and vulnerable adults by Catholic clergy. It covers alleged abuse on six continents during the past century. It was created and designed to encourage legislation to expand the statute of limitations on sex crimes committed against minors. [PR.com]

Posted on: 26 April 2017 | 3:17 am

Morris 4x4 Center Sponsors Jeep Beach in Daytona

Morris 4x4 Center is sponsoring Jeep Beach, easily one of the country’s largest Jeep-only events of the year. The event is from April 25 – 30th, however the Morris 4x4 team will be in attendance from the 27th – 29th among thousands of local and international Jeep enthusiasts. Since 2012, the event has raised over $750,000 in donations for several local and national charities, and hopes to continue an [PR.com]

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 9:14 am

Triple Play Sponsor: The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation Was a “Triple Play Sponsor” for the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation “All Star Evening.”

Triple Play Sponsor: The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation Was a “Triple Play Sponsor” for the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation “All Star Evening.” The Dinner Raised Funds for Comprehensive in-School Programming to Help Children Affected by Domestic Violence. [PR.com]

Posted on: 21 April 2017 | 4:17 pm

StandUpKids Gives $50,000 in Grants for Standing Desks to Public School Teachers

StandUpKids is announcing the 10 teachers that are winners of $5000 grants for standing desks as part of their partnership with Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Active Schools movement. [PR.com]

Posted on: 13 April 2017 | 2:00 am

VOENA Celebrates Spring with a New Concert Season, "Voices of Now!"

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Lincoln Theater in Yountville, CA ; Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA [PR.com]

Posted on: 11 April 2017 | 8:00 am

Night on the Nile to Benefit Orphans & Vulnerable Children of Uganda

Lend a Hand Uganda USA (LAHU-USA) announces its annual Night on the Nile will be held on Thursday, May 11 at the Scandinavia House in New York City. The proceeds will provide running water, sanitary bathrooms and daily lunch to vulnerable pupils of the Mwerere Primary school. [PR.com]

Posted on: 11 April 2017 | 7:30 am

Stand Up Kids Provides $50K in Grants for Stand2Learn Desks

As part of their partnership with Let’s Move! Active Schools, Stand Up Kids announced 10 winning schools across the U.S. to each receive a $5000 grant for the purchase of a classroom of standing desks from Stand2Learn. Together, these passionate organizations and businesses are fighting the upward trend of childhood obesity. In June 2013, Juliet & Kelly Starrett volunteered at their daughters’ school [PR.com]

Posted on: 11 April 2017 | 2:00 am

New Book, “Nneka Says,” Uses African Culture to Teach Children the Authentic Meaning of Gratitude

The book presents little Nneka who comes from an African upbringing. She wakes up and starts her day by expressing gratitude to her mother and father grateful for the life she has by their side. The title of the book is intrinsic to the theme of the story and teaches children how to say, “Thank you very much” in another language creating a multicultural learning experience. [PR.com]

Posted on: 11 April 2017 | 2:00 am

mSpy Releases New Social Commercial About Online Dangers and Their Impact on Children

mSpy helps parents to observe, control and protect their children’s web access, and has released a shocking new commercial to open people’s eyes to the dangers children face online. [PR.com]

Posted on: 10 April 2017 | 10:44 am

Local Elementary School Children Create an Art Exhibit at Aventura Place for World Peace and Harmony

Inaugural art installation for The Harmony Project, a grassroots community organization with a mission to promote and inspire global harmony through the art and perspective of children. [PR.com]

Posted on: 8 April 2017 | 2:00 am

YEA Camp's Leadership Camp for Teen Activists Comes to Southern California

Since 2009, Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp, a summer camp for social change, has been holding unique overnight camps for activist-minded teens across the country. This summer, for the first time, YEA Camp will be holding a session in Southern California, in the beautiful Angeles National Forest. [PR.com]

Posted on: 4 April 2017 | 11:50 am

Alan “AP” Powell and Grand Canyon University Chosen for 53rd Whitney M. Young Awards

On May 12th, 2017 at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, the 53rd Annual Whitney M. Young Jr Awards Dinner will showcase two amazing forces of change in our community: Alan "AP" Powell and Grand Canyon University. This annual event recognizes individuals and corporations who have exhibited genuine concern for the community. The award is giving to those whose everyday actions exemplify the principles for which Whitney M. [PR.com]

Posted on: 4 April 2017 | 11:48 am

Young Performer Promotes Anti Bullying Program in Honor of Brendan Carr

Young performer in the Long Island NY (Nassau County) area splits money collected for chance to travel abroad to promote anti-bullying program after learning that talented teen Brendan Carr of Long Beach, NY took his life after having been targeted by a local bully. Brianna McDonough, 16, calls on other young musicians and activists to support the work of Long Island Coalition Against Bullying in order to fund [PR.com]

Posted on: 3 April 2017 | 11:01 pm

Pumpic Launches Photo/Video Monitoring in SMS/iMessage on iOS

Pumpic, the developer of mobile parental monitoring software (https://pumpic.com/), has introduced an enhancement to the SMS/iMessage tracking feature in the iCloud Monitoring Solution. The improvements affected the functionality and performance of photo, video and other attachments demonstration. From now onward, Pumpic users can view photos sent via SMS or iMessage right in the Control Panel – a web-based [PR.com]

Posted on: 28 March 2017 | 8:00 am

Little Theatre Company Brings Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. to the Stage

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. Playing at Wolf Performance Hall in London (ON) on April 6th and 7th, 2017 [PR.com]

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 2:00 am