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SparksPlus Brings the College Campus Experience to Senior Living Communities with Some of the Brightest Minds in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SparksPlus On-Demand Life Enrichment Program announces the holistic programs and esteemed speakers for the 2023 season. These video-on-demand classes, designed for seniors living in communities, feature top minds from world-class institutions, such as Yale and Pratt Design Institute, and the United Nations, to a Grammy Award musician. SparksPlus is a division of 3rdPlus.

Children’s author releases latest in ‘Glad to Do It!’ series about first responders

POMFRET, Md., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J2B Publishing announces the release of “Uncle Rocky – Fireman #10 – Ice Rescue” (ISBN: 978-1954682160), authored by James Burd Brewster. It’s the 10th Uncle Rocky – Fireman book in the “Glad to do it!” children’s series and is illustrated for kids aged 3-7. The series honors first responders by retelling true-life emergency response stories through the eyes of its characters: Uncle Rocky – Fireman, Officers Jack and Kate and EMT Morales.

Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show Set Off GOTV Mobilization Efforts with Celebrity Talents BPhlat, Erin Jackson and MESHELLE

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Call it the calm before the midterm election storm. Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable (GA BWR) treated staff, volunteers, local and national leaders, and members of the community to a night filled with tasty food, great company, and a lot of laughter when they hosted a Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show this past Friday, October 14 at IBEW Local 613.

BOSS™ Racks Up $130,000 in a Day and Places Second in Long Beach Gives

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City’s leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year’s campaign.

New ‘Ready Now’ Podcast Features Survivors, Experts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Peace of Mind Estate Organization, Inc., today introduced a new podcast that features thought-provoking conversations with survivors of a range of emergencies and end-of-life scenarios-from major hurricanes to Alzheimer’s Disease. “Ready Now” explores the ways everyday consumers can take charge of becoming ready, now, for life’s most difficult scenarios.

Desert Chic: Scottsdale-Based Luxury Accessories Brand Launches Arizona-Inspired Variation of Best-Selling Clutch Handbag

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For travelers and locals alike looking to always be reminded of the heart, soul and grandeur for which Arizona is known, Soul Carrier, a Scottsdale-based luxury accessories brand, announced today the launch of a chic new variation of the best-selling clutch handbag paying homage to The Grand Canyon State and the more than 30-million guests annually who seek rest, relaxation and rejuvenation within its buzzing resort community.

Asheville Couple Cooks to Travel and Guests Are Signing Up

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded in March 2015 by Liisa Andreassen and John Godts, Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina, was first started to fund the couple’s passion for travel. Over the years, it’s evolved into a business where others can share their travel and culinary experiences too. To date, together, they’ve traveled to 11 countries, four continents and 36 states. They always bring back some new culinary knowledge and are eager to showcase it.

The Story of the Orange Dress: Ashburn-Based Private Chef Turned Heads at her Wedding in Local Berryville, VA

ASHBURN, Va., Oct. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Private Chef and Owner of Fleur de Cuisine, Natalie Ramos (now Natalie Vaughn), has shared her story about overcoming adversity on her way to success in building her chef and catering business in Loudoun County, Virginia. Through sharing her story about growing up in Brooklyn, New York’s housing projects, Natalie has gained a large following for her strength, willingness, and determination for overcoming obstacles that led to her personal and professional success.

PBS SOCAL and OUR L.A. Present ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race” reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel’s Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.

Virginia’s Leader in Lightning Protection Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Community Event to Support Landmark Fire Prevention Week Campaign

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two champions of fire prevention and safety are celebrating anniversary milestones this October. Loehr Lightning Protection Co., Virginia’s leader in lightning protection system (LPS) services since 1947, is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA) to support the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week™ (FPW) and celebrate its own 75th company anniversary with a community event at the Hazen Memorial Library, in historic Bon Air, Va., on Thursday, October 6, from 3 to 7 p.m.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Local Anchor Teams Up with The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to Launch Kindness Card Initiative as Part of Annual ‘Season of Sharing’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local Anchor joins the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to kick off the annual “Season for Sharing” campaign. Local Anchor will mobilize the South Bay Los Angeles communities with a Kindness Cards initiative to bring a personal touch to food delivery around Thanksgiving time.

Tori Belle Cosmetics Cover Model Contest!

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), Tori Belle Cosmetics is searching for the next bold, brave and confident model to grace the front cover of their magazine and other digital platforms totaling an audience of over 2.5 million per month and a prize package valued at $500.

Investors Academy’s Youth Training Program Imparting Life Skills and Job Training for Local Youth in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expanding The Investors Academy services to support more teens and young adults, the nonprofit’s Youth Training Program shares life skills, on-the-job training and financial literary skills for youth ages 15 to 24. In its second summer, the program has been funded by the Fulton County Government, with partners including the City of Atlanta, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

31 dogs saved from a dog-meat breeding farm in China have arrived in the United States following year long CDC dog ban

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban.

An Innovative Approach to Bringing Historical Roots to Contemporary Art

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the past four decades, Kaloust Guedel has worked in diverse styles and techniques, constantly searching for the “perfect” resonance, ever aware that his search is an endless one. His next experiment was to combine a painting he had painted with a sculpture he didn’t particularly like.

Through Charitable Endeavors, Lexi Home Is Bridging the Gap Between Kitchen Necessities and Affordable Cookware

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lexi Home, a Los Angeles-based kitchenware and home decor retailer, strives to bridge the gap between affordable cookware and kitchen essentials. The retailer is working with aspiring chefs in the L.A. area, providing them with cookware and other essential items. A part of the kitchen essentials manufactured is donated to aspiring chefs. With every kitchen necessity sold, part of the proceeds is donated to charities in the L.A. area to help ease hunger.

Death Row Resident Reveals Poignant Childhood Trauma – Compassion Prison Project Interviews author Jarvis Jay Masters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Compassion Prison Project Founder and Compassion in Action podcast host, Fritzi Horstman, has released a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters, author of “That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row.” Oprah Winfrey has recently selected “That Bird Has My Wings” as her latest pick for Oprah’s Book Club.

Eliminating Bias in Employment Hiring

FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black people routinely face discrimination in the hiring process. Sometimes this happens because of a conscious bias. However, unconscious bias frequently occurs due to people’s tendency to hire people like themselves, according to job site Trove Talent.

Launch of a New Monthly Magazine – ‘A Journal of Human Understanding’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing the launch of a new monthly magazine, HumanNature.org, dedicated to exploring human nature in all its gory and subtlest aspects, through short stories, new characters, reader feedback, and cartoons illustrative of human nature-like holding a mirror to humanity.

BabyLiveAdvice Announces $1.1M Seed Investment to Improve Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes

CALABASAS, Calif., Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BabyLiveAdvice, the leading virtual maternal telehealth provider, announced the completion of a $1.1 million seed investment led by Venn Ventures and Synergen Technology Labs. BabyLiveAdvice, founded by CEO Sigi Marmorstein, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP-BC, partners with healthcare providers and health systems to support coordinated, comprehensive prenatal, postpartum, and infant care.

Opening Thurs., Sept. 15: ‘Veils’ The Musical Takes Center Stage Reminding Us of The Price Paid for The Freedoms Won and The Women Behind It All

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) has teamed with Restoration Stage (Washington, D.C.) to bring the popular musical “Veils” to the Los Angeles area for a short run Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 17 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.

Flight 93 on September 11 Final Call: New Animation Video

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jack Grandcolas, Pebble Beach, California, lost his wife on flight 93 on 9/11/2001 and shares his story and the actual final call on an answering machine message from her. In this animated video from YouTuber Kipp Berdiansky and his channel, “Heroes of War,” the viewer can listen to this message and see how that day unfolded and how it has affected him to this day.

Healing addiction and illness through writing: ‘Silently Said’ by author Diana Lee

CUDWORTH, Saskatchewan, Aug. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A harrowing story of painful illness and the damage alcoholism has on a family, “Silently Said: A Journey Through Illness and Addiction” (ISBN: 978-0228811848) is the first in the new “Silence” series by Diana Lee.

BHERC Presents Its First Health Matters Film Screening and Panel Focused on Mental Health During The 28th Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to welcome an incredible lineup of Films, Filmmakers and Healthcare Professionals to the stage of speakers for our 28th Annual Film Festival and First Annual Health Conference: “SUPLLEMENTALLY”: Mastering Mental and Brain Health After the Pandemic Across the Globe: Recovery, Healing, Hope, Reimage, taking place August 27, 2022, Cinemark 18 & XD, 6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles and virtually.

Thousands Expected to March on DeSantis This Weekend for Reproductive Rights

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thousands of people this weekend are expected to March on Ron DeSantis, the Capitol and the Supreme Court of Florida, Bans Off Our Bodies Florida announced today. Fed up with the way that the Republican government is treating their rights, they are prepared to show the governor their displeasure with numbers.

Blaylock Van Partners to Support 2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation’s longest continuously operating Black-owned investment bank, will serve as a sponsorship partner for the 2nd annual United Diversity Business Summit, Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group & The City of Scottsdale. The Sept. 14 summit will convene diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs across Arizona.

New Children’s Book Embraces the Bond of Parents and Child Through Life and Death

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With an aim to help families begin to heal after the terrible loss of a child, “ScootieToots and the Feathers From Heaven: A Family Healing Book” (ISBN: 978-0228866862) by Audri B. Cabness is a whimsical children’s story with a powerful message that offers families an uplifting vantage point, at any point in their healing process, from which they are given the opportunity to begin to pivot from despair to serenity.

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival to Benefit Regional Charities

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year’s festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.

Momentum Builds for United Diversity Business Summit on September 14

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Response from the business community has been strong as the 2nd Annual installment of Arizona’s top conference on diversity and inclusion grows closer, with several major sponsors on board and a list of expert speakers committing to the event, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Hit Psychology Book Gets Updated Edition

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Calm & Sense: A Woman’s Guide to Living Anxiety Free,” the hit novel by psychologist Wendy Leeds (Calm Day Publishing, ISBN 978-0999901526), has an updated edition out with new updated studies and information. In honor of the new edition, there will be a limited time sale on the ebook version of the book across platforms.

Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s Cookbook ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch Our Tomorrow Series, Fall 2022

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s highly anticipated cookbook “Michaels Desserts” (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the first of four authors in a groundbreaking series created to amplify the voices of teen activists using their gifts to make the world a better place.

Danielle Alura Crowned Miss Global USA 2023

ORLANDO, Fla., July 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last weekend, Danielle Alura of Miami was crowned Miss Global USA 2023 in Orlando, Florida. She will go on to compete on the world stage representing the USA for the chance to win the title of Miss Global 2023. She had interviewed for Miss Florida Global USA this year and earned the state title before competing in the 2023 Miss Global USA pageant.

Californian Traveled to Poland to Interview Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees and Animated their Stories

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called “Heroes of War.”

2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit Announced Sept. 14 to Improve Economic Diversity Outcomes

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of 2021 “United Diversity Business Summit Day,” which included a special proclamation from Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega, the second annual United Diversity Business Summit will be held on Sept. 14, 2022. Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale, the summit will engage business and community leaders in efforts to create more diverse and inclusive outcomes.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy Now Accepting Applications for Fall Real Estate Accelerator Program for Minority Women

TAMPA, Fla., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Further expanding access to careers in the real estate industry, the Millionaire Mastermind Real Estate Accelerator Program is now accepting applications for its upcoming fall 2022 program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Welcoming up to 50 diverse women applicants, the 12-week hybrid program consists of virtual classes plus two in-person days of intensives.

Marching on DeSantis for Abortion Rights: Large March Planned Ahead of Florida Supreme Court Decision on 15 Week Ban

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pro-choice protestors are taking to the capitol on August 27, 2022, ahead of the anticipated Florida Supreme Court Ruling on the 15-week abortion ban. Bans Off Our Bodies Florida, is planning to show DeSantis, and the Supreme Court Justices, that upholding this new law is an assault on equality, health, privacy and the constitution of Florida.

U.S. Climate Activist, Illai Kenney, Urged Young Leaders to Unite Globally for Climate Justice During the Continental Youth Symposium in Uganda

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Determined to encourage unity across the African Diaspora, expand their global network of youth working to advance climate justice and to promote the upcoming PreCOP27 Africa Virtual Summit, the HBCU Green Fund sent a small delegation to participate in the 3rd African Peer Review Mechanism Continental Youth Symposium in Kampala, Uganda last week.

Black Maternal Mental Health Week Begins July 19 – Shades of Blue Project will host a week-long event

HOUSTON, Texas, July 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black maternal morbidity is on the rise and the numbers are higher than originally reported. According to a study by the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland, Black mothers are 3.5 times more likely to experience death by pregnancy. Kay Matthews, founder of The Shades of Blue Project and Black Maternal Mental Health Week says the mental health of Black mothers is also a factor in the significantly higher numbers.

Gray Brothers Wildlife LLC Releases Bat Guide Providing Connecticut Homeowners with Knowledge to Identify Possible Bat Infestations

NORWALK, Conn., July 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gray Brothers Wildlife LLC announced today they released a guide on their website that will help homeowners identify any signs of bat problems or infestations within a home. The guide is called: “How Do I Know If I Have Bats in My Home? 9 Signs You Might Have a Bat Problem.”

U.S. News & World Report Names The Welstone At Mission Crossing a Best Senior Living Award Winner

MISSION, Kan., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Independent Living community The Welstone At Mission Crossing earned a top honor in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Independent Living category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report.