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The Florida Aquarium Receives over $161,000 to Expand Environmental Literacy
9/16/2014 4:41:37 PM
The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Florida Aquarium will receive over $161,000 cooperative agreement for the project “Watershed Investigations: Engaging Underserved Youth in Exploring Climate Change in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.” Debbi Stone, Vice President of Education of Florida Aquarium, will provide the leadership for this project. Ben Scaggs, …
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
9/15/2014 6:10:26 PM
Peachtree Corners, GA – The Dykes Agencies in Peachtree Corners, GA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support …
Music Program Changes Lives & Reduces Violence in Washington DC
9/15/2014 5:20:19 PM
Guitars Not Guns® Music Program, a national nonprofit children’s music charity, announces strategic partnership with three DC based community businesses, Busboys and Poets   B&B Music Lessons and DC Guitar Lessons . Join the effort by attending a celebratory event from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday, September 28th, 2014. The location will be Busboys and Poets on 14 …
Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene
Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene
9/15/2014 4:08:14 PM
Neuroscientists have found that a gene mutation that arose more than half a million years ago may be key to humans’ unique ability to produce and understand speech. Researchers from MIT and several European universities have shown that the human version of a gene called Foxp2 makes it easier to transform new experiences into routine procedures. When they engineered mice to …
Homeschool.com Announces Their Back to Homeschool Extravaganza of Experts
9/15/2014 1:22:41 PM
Homeschool.com announces their Back to Homeschool Extravaganza of Experts . The theme of the event is “Take Your Homeschooling from Ordinary to Extraordinary”. The Extravaganza  lasts from September 15-21, 2014. Homeschool.com interviewed 20 experts in the field of education and homeschooling, and asked them for their advice on how parents can take their homeschooling to a …
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
9/12/2014 7:33:00 PM
Eugene, OR – Blain Insurance Group, in Eugene, OR, announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
9/12/2014 5:31:24 PM
Hallmark Cards today announced that new movies in its acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame series will debut in 2014-15 on Hallmark Channel . The move comes after three years of a unique arrangement under which the premieres of new Hallmark Hall of Fame movies have aired on ABC and encore presentations have aired on Hallmark Channel the following week. Hallmark Channel will now …
Toys“R”Us® Lifts The Curtain On 2014 Holiday Season
9/12/2014 4:30:16 PM
During a Special Preview Event, Hank Mullany, President, Toys“R”Us, U.S., Shares the Significant Steps Taken to Prepare for the Months Ahead; Company Announces Launch of New Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program, Introduces Free Online Layaway, Plus “Here’s What’s Hot” and “Gift Express” Shops; The World’s Leading Dedicated Toy Retailer Focused on Making Gifting Easy for Shoppers, …
Campbell Insurance Inaugurates Educational Charity Program in the Washington County, MD Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Raise School Supplies for the Boys and Girls Club
Campbell Insurance Inaugurates Educational Charity Program in the Washington County, MD Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Raise School Supplies for the Boys and Girls Club
9/12/2014 4:14:58 PM
Washington County, MD – Campbell Insurance and Investments, in Washington County, MD announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with …
Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis, TN to Provide School Items for Kids in Need
9/11/2014 3:55:27 PM
Memphis, TN – With a new charity program in the Memphis, TN area, Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance has teamed up with the Boys and Girls Club to support local kids who don’t have the necessary tools and clothes to attend school.  According to the organization, many kids could not start school on time because they grew out of their clothes and didn’t have appropriate attire to …
Designers Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in North Virginia, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign To Provide Scholarship for Low-Income Children to Attend a Child Development Center
Designers Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in North Virginia, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign To Provide Scholarship for Low-Income Children to Attend a Child Development Center
9/11/2014 3:33:48 PM
North Virginia – With a new charity campaign in North Virginia, Designers Insurance Agency looks to offer financial assistance to local families through a scholarship program with the Annandale Christian Community for Action.  This scholarship program will allow low-income families to keep their children attending the developmental programs at ACCA, so they don’t have to …
Devery Prince Agency Continues Its Community Program in Anchorage and Wasilla, AK, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign to Raise Funds for a Scholarship Program in Collaboration with the Suzuki Association of South Central Alaska
Devery Prince Agency Continues Its Community Program in Anchorage and Wasilla, AK, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign to Raise Funds for a Scholarship Program in Collaboration with the Suzuki Association of South Central Alaska
9/11/2014 3:21:36 PM
South Central Alaska – With a new charity campaign in South Central Alaska, Devery Prince Agency looks to help music students in attending learning workshops held by the Suzuki Association of South Central Alaska. By campaigning to provide financial assistance to talented, young musicians who currently don’t have the resources to further their education, Devery Prince Agency …
Video Game Courses and Degrees in The U.S. Increase By More Than 50% in Five Years
9/11/2014 10:26:21 AM
Three-hundred and ninety colleges, universities, and other academic institutions in the United States now offer professional certificates and undergraduate or graduate degrees in video game design, according to new research released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). This marks an increase of more than 50% since 2009, when 254 schools offered such …
How to Find a Melbourne Medical Specialist and Avoid Long Hospital Waiting Times to see Specialist Doctors
9/10/2014 9:14:34 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia September 2014 – Victorian hospital outpatients were being forced to wait up to four years for appointments with specialist doctors , health figures revealed in 2010.* And despite state government promises to reign in the waiting times since the statistics were exposed, patients are still waiting months for an initial specialist …
Learning Institutions Use Inquiry-Based Teaching to Experience an Education Beyond the Classroom
9/10/2014 9:01:52 PM
VICTORIA, Australia September 2014 – According to the Australian School Library Association, students who develop through inquiry based learning as part of their school curriculum enjoy continuous education beyond the classroom and confident empowerment.* Research undertaken by Generator School Network also revealed that carefully designed inquiry-based teaching …
Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency and Nonprofit Covenant House Initiate New Charity Campaign in New Orleans to Provide for At-Risk Youth
Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency and Nonprofit Covenant House Initiate New Charity Campaign in New Orleans to Provide for At-Risk Youth
9/10/2014 11:06:39 AM
New Orleans, LA – With a new community program in the New Orleans area, Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency teamed up with the Covenant House of New Orleans, and announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support babies and toddlers who come from homeless and at-risk families.  Many of these children live in high violence areas and their parents often have little to no …
Buckle Up for Life: Toyota and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Increase Child Passenger Safety across the Country and Expand Program
9/10/2014 10:34:16 AM
What if there were a way to prevent a leading cause of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it wrong? The startling truth is that a car seat can dramatically reduce childhood death and injury from motor vehicle crashes, but 75 percent are installed incorrectly.[1] With Child Passenger Safety Week upon us, the good news is that community-based programs are …
CDC report finds sodium consumption high among U.S. children
CDC report finds sodium consumption high among U.S. children
9/9/2014 6:24:00 PM
More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. This report provides the most recent data detailing how much sodium school-age children eat and where it comes from. Using data from CDC’s 2009-2010 …
American Lung Association Statement on Recent Increase in Enterovirus D68
9/9/2014 3:09:46 PM
Several cases of enterovirus D68, a rare and serious respiratory infection, have been reported in the United States.  Hospitals in Missouri and Illinois are seeing more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68. Several other states are investigating cases of children with severe respiratory illness that could also be caused by enterovirus …
Corroboree Sydney to educate more kids
Corroboree Sydney to educate more kids
9/9/2014 12:15:41 PM
Storytelling Elders and champion Waratahs rugby players will teach more children about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture later this year, as the City of Sydney doubles its support for Australia’s largest corroboree. The second annual Corroboree Sydney will showcase the art and heritage of local and NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through …