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Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

Geek Club Books Releases Educational Webisode for Inclusive Classrooms on Autism and Friendship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, “The Friendship Game” to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).

Audition now for youth music academy programs in California and Spain

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active duty military personnel. CAMMO is hoping to send one student to TCS’ Costa Mesa, Calif., camp and another to the camp in Barcelona, Spain.

Enjoying Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the many things summer offers, says Project EverGreen. Whether it is hiking or camping at a state or national park, going to your community park for a picnic or simply having fun in your own backyard, enjoying green spaces is a summer ritual.

Geek Club Books Releases Digital Autistic Hero Comic for Inclusive Learning

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic, ‘The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.’ This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.

SAN FRANCISCO: Health Freedom Rally and CDC Truth March

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LearnTheRisk.org will host a Health Freedom Rally and March demanding truth and transparency from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the U.S. vaccine system and expose the real risks linked to vaccines. When: FRIDAY, April 22, 2016, 12-2 p.m.

Back-to-Back Gates Millennium Scholars

LAKE CITY, S.C., April 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mychal Wynn, author, consultant, college planning expert, and Founder/CEO of the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity, a Marietta, Georgia-based nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning announced that Lake City High School senior, Rebeca Pacheco, has been selected as the school’s second Gates Millennium in as many years.

New Cochise County School Opens Doors in Record Time after ‘Miraculous Launch’

BISBEE, Ariz., April 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new K-8 school has officially opened its doors in Bisbee after what school officials describe as a miraculous launch. Cochise SDA Christian School, a member of the Adventist Education network with over 7,200 schools worldwide serving more than 1.5 million students, is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year with plans to fill its new building scheduled for completion by early May.

Art Makes You Fundraiser Seeks to Make Positive Difference in Children’s Lives

SEATTLE, Wash., April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Makes You, a Seattle-based non-profit organization, is having its fourth fundraiser to raise money for its summer art camps for under-privileged children in the U.S., Latvia and Ukraine.

Geek Club Books Launches Autism EDU Educational Tools for April Autism Awareness Month to Bring Topics of Autism into Classrooms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced Autism EDU, a collection of free educational tools for educators and parents to teach autism topics in inclusive classrooms. Video files, e-books, apps, student handouts and curriculum guides are downloadable via Geek Club Books website.

Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of SUDC Foundation Named 2016 Honoree of the NYU Langone Medical Center’s FACES Gala

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 7, 2016, Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of the SUDC Foundation and 2016 FACES Gala Honoree, actor and film producer Harrison Ford, and esteemed medical professionals will attend an exclusive evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers featuring dinner and both a live and silent auction to benefit the mission of FACES (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures) and NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

Best Selling Author to Bring ‘Magical Musical Plants’ to Virginia Libraries and Schools

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bestselling author and award-wining songwriter Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children’s book, ‘The Amazing Magical Musical Plants’ (ISBN: 978-1574243253), to Central Virginia for a free multimedia book event tour of the Richmond Public Library, the Blackstone Public Library, one Richmond Public School and an autograph event for Classical FM radio station, WCPE in Raleigh, North Carolina March 8-12, 2016.

Bestselling Author to Bring ‘Magical Musical Plants’ to California Libraries and NAMM

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bestselling author and award-winning songwriter, Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children’s book, ‘The Amazing Magical Musical Plants’ (ISBN: 978-1574243253) to Anaheim, Calif., for a free multimedia book event tour of the Anaheim Public Libraries on January 19-24, 2016.

Your Quick Guide to the Best Divorce in Massachusetts: A Successful Start to Your New Life

EASTON, Mass., Jan. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting divorced? At stake is your financial future as well as your relationship with your children if you have any, says Massachusetts divorce lawyer Bill Farias. Will you just wing it and see how things go or will you instead take steps to ensure that you give yourself the best chance of a favorable outcome? As with anything else in life, preparation for divorce can significantly increase your chances of getting the results you want.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims Ask Weitz and Luxenberg and Erin Brockovich for Help

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,200 affected residents gathered Wednesday night in Porter Ranch, California. They were there to listen to environmental activist Erin Brockovich, scientists and attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg discuss their legal options against Southern California Gas Co. due to a leak from the natural gas storage well in the hills above their homes, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today reported.

Drive Safer Sunday is November 29 – Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 11th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday on November 29, 2015 reminds Americans taking holiday road trips to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars, says Road Safe America.

Showing Up for Underserved Public School Students, A Civil Rights Journey Toward Social Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been mentioned by many politicians that everybody has a lobbyist except public school children – which means that when critical decisions are made about public schools the loudest voices tend to be well-paid lobbyists, not parents and community stakeholders. COPACS, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit wants parents and community stakeholders across gender, age, socioeconomic status, and ethnic groups to level this playing field.

New ‘Healing HeARTS Holiday Workshop’ from Four Seasons Compassion for Life Supports Grieving Children, Teens

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, children and teens who have lost a loved one will be able to express and ease their grief, thanks to the debut of the ‘Healing HeARTS Holiday Workshop.’ The free event for grieving children and teens ages 6-18 is sponsored by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Ranch for Kids awarded re-licensure by State of Montana

REXFORD, Mont., Oct. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ranch for Kids, a therapeutic program bringing hope and healing to families facing FASD and RAD, announced today that it is again fully licensed by the State of Montana.

Living Textiles Baby and Kids introduces newest collection: 100-percent naturally-colored organic cotton ‘Liv Organix’ at ABC Kids Expo

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time since its launch in 2009, Living Textiles Baby and Kids, the innovative textiles and design baby and kids brand, is relaunching their own website, livingtextiles.com. This initiative will provide Living Textiles and Baby a larger platform to expand and grow its ecommerce.

Ranch for Kids to host training weekend for parents of children with FASD and RAD

REXFORD, Mont., Sept. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For families who have children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and/or Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), managing conflict in the home in a way that builds trust can be extremely challenging. In response, the Ranch for Kids, a therapeutic program bringing hope and healing to families facing FASD and RAD, announced today a weekend workshop to train parents in effective, compassionate de-escalation techniques.

Stemtree Education Center Grand Opening: Basic Science Comes to Life in the Heart of Vienna, VA

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stemtree Education Center will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 220 Maple Ave West, beginning at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Stemtree takes a unique approach to providing students in grades K-12 with one-on-one instruction in science, technology, and engineering (STEM).

Clear Lake Area Doctor Selected as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center of Reproductive Medicine today announced Dr. John R. Crochet, Jr., has been named as a ‘Rising Star’ – an honor bestowed to only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas. Rising Stars are an elite subset of Super Doctors, an already distinguished listing of top doctors, all of whom are featured in the July 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

CA SB277: Marin Chiropractor Dr. Harte Says Power Structure Bigoted Against Boy in Wheelchair, vs. Leukemia Boy

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, charges the media with ‘an evil bigotry.’ He says, ‘The mass media refuses to acknowledge the existence of vaccine-injured children. This is quite a trick, since we are talking millions of children.’

SAN FRANCISCO: SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves – in partnership with big pharma – to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as California Senate Bill 277.

Four Seasons Announces 12th Annual Children’s Bereavement Camp

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., July 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, announces its 12th annual Camp Heart Songs to be held at Camp Tekoa, on Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16, 2015.

CA SB277: Marin Chiropractor Dr. Harte Charges California with ‘Chemical Child Molestation’

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, Marin chiropractor, notes with disgust, ‘Today, June 30th, California Governor Brown signed SB277, stripping away both personal belief and religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations.’

Mrs. Georgia Teams Up with Hillside to Support Treatment for Traumatized Children

ROSWELL, Ga., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nova Kopp, the most recent winner of the Mrs. Georgia United States Pageant, has already started to roll up her sleeves and is acting as ‘ambassador’ for a group that supports children and families in need.

National Inclusion Project Champions Gala will feature Co-Founder Clay Aiken and Project Runway’s Justin LeBlanc

RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supporters and friends of the National Inclusion Project are invited to be a part of an amazing night of celebrating the heroes in our lives and the Superheroes we aspire to be. The annual Champions Gala will be held September 26 with proceeds going to ensure that children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. Co-founder Clay Aiken will perform, and Justin LeBlanc, Season 12 ‘Project Runway’ Finalist, will speak.

SB277 is Sacramento Syringe of Shame, says Dr. Harte

CORTE MADERA, Calif., May 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, May 14, the California State Senate approved SB277 (with the Assembly and the Governor expected to agree), designed to destroy personal belief vaccine exemptions, including religious exemptions. ‘California is becoming, officially, as medically ‘enlightened’ as Mississippi and West Virginia, the only two states to have such draconian vaccine laws,’ says Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor.

Mother-Daughter Team Releases Children’s Book Designed to Delight Parents, Typically Developing Kids, and those with ADD/ADHD or Autism Spectrum

PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sherwood, Oregon based publisher, Journey Books, LLC, releases ‘Going to Bed is Easy Now’ (ISBN: 978-0692357842), first in series of illustrated children’s books by Doris and Maritsa Bowman. Written in both English and Spanish, the book is designed to ease the stress of everyday activities that create chronically challenging behaviors in typically developing children, as well as those with attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, and other disabilities.

Pediatric Neurologist Opens New Cerebral Palsy Practice that Treats the Whole Child

PLANO, Texas, May 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Janice E. Brunstrom-Hernandez, also called ‘Dr. Jan’ by her patients, is a board certified pediatric neurologist. Her mission is to help children (0-22) with cerebral palsy (CP) to live their very best lives, now and in the future. And her new practice – 1 CP Place – is designed to do just that.

Want your children to thrive and become goal-setting high achievers? Tune in to the Lads to Leaders documentary

SAINT CLOUD, Fla., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRES NEWSWIRE) — Lads to Leaders (L2L) invites parents and their children to watch ‘The Best Kept Secret’ and learn how they can become involved in the best training program in America. A documentary was produced about the program and the founder Dr. Jack Zorn. It will be shown nationally this Saturday April 25, 2015, on Dish channel 266.

Zofran Birth Defect Cases Being Accepted by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., announced it is accepting cases of congenital heart defects and cleft facial abnormalities in children whose mothers took the prescription drug Zofran during pregnancy to relieve symptoms of morning sickness.

D.L. Carroll, Author of the Sir Licksalot Series, Receives a Prestigious Award and Makes a Guest Appearance!

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the ‘Sir Licksalot’ children’s book series, with the Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with D.L. Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center’s Magazine.

Inclusion Conference brings the Power of Play to Downtown Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 175 recreational professionals, educators and child specialists from across the U.S. will gather at the National Inclusion Project’s Power of Play Inclusion Conference at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh on March 30-31, 2015. This inspiring event is for all people who desire to ensure no child sits on the sidelines.

Governor Bobby Jindal Proclaims March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drew’s Tunes Foundation is proud to announce that Governor Bobby Jindal has proclaimed March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, which is a diagnosis of exclusion impacting around 200 toddlers each year in United States.

State of Louisiana proclaims March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month

BATON ROUGE, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal’s proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States recognizing SUDC.

Weitz & Luxenberg’s Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit Helps Kids, Too

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Anthem Inc. data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children – and not just adults – affected by the health insurance giant’s massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.

International High School Exchange Students Seeking Host Families

NORTHFIELD, Minn., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Experience (iE-USA) announced today that visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year.