General Editorial News - Page 62

Page 62 of General Editorial News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



A Chance to Give Hope to Indian Youth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘Just as the Iraqi soccer victories at the Athens Olympics lifted their dispirited countrymen, mainstream Americans and the world have a chance to uplift our ‘underserved, heroic American Indian population’ (President GWB), in the wake of the Minnesota reservation tragedy,’ said Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF) and the President’s Healthier US/American Indian Initiative in the Great Outdoors.

Senior Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Gain Unique Affordable Housing

MEADOWS PLACE, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — TexSigns, Inc. (TSI) has announced that by the end of March, 2005, construction will be completed on a wing in the new Meadow Place Senior Village. This will fulfill a long sought after goal to achieve true accessibility in housing according to ADA guidelines. Located in Meadows Place, Texas, which is in the southwest corridor of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, the project is the only one of its kind.

Nuggets Fans Love Tribes of Colorado!

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘The fans loved us,’ said Snow Wing, Ute Mountain’s Miss Indian Colorado, as the Nuggets won their 3rd exciting victory (against LA Clippers) at Friday’s 3rd Annual ‘Salute to the American Indians of Colorado Night’ at the Pepsi Center. 45 of Colorado’s finest pow wow dancers and princesses from the Southern Ute (near Durango) and Ute Mountain (near Cortez) Nations, united with the Denver Indian community, to give mainstream Coloradoans a chance to celebrate their splendid earth-honoring heritage, according to Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Water Features Become Available to 17 Million More Gardeners

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — As a reaction to growing interest in water features, Outdoor Seasons has announced its revolutionary H2Oasis planter fountain kits. The number of Americans who own water features has tripled from 2 to 6 million in the past three years, but to date only homes with large outside areas could accommodate a water garden. Now with the H2Oasis kit, anyone with a small patio, deck or balcony can have a water garden.

Medicine Wheel Snow Heroes Feted In Big Bear

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Ski Areas hosted some heroes of the Big Bear Medicine Wheel Ceremony over the last two weekends, announced the Native Voices Foundation (NVF – www.nativevoices.org).

Demanding Accountability: Youth Visit State Representatives to Prepare for BYV! Leadership Conference

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an effort to leverage the historic youth voter turnout in 2004, a cadre of young activists across the country have identified issues important to them and are visiting state representatives to discuss how they will address those issues. The task is a pre-conference assignment for the Fifth Annual Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) Civic Leadership Conference, Hip Hop Activism: Revolutionizing Black Power, April 7-9, at the National Education Association in Washington, DC.

Snow Hero of San Bernardinos Gifted With Joy of Skiing

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘All We Need Is a Miracle’ played on the Snow Summit Lodge’s loudspeaker when Bennie LeBeau (local Serrano-Eastern Shoshone), arrived for his ski lesson gift over the weekend. ‘He was treated like a homecoming hero for leading the Big Bear Medicine Wheel Ceremony on November 15th, 2004, which helped restore the magnificent lake, trees, springs, and best snow in 35 years,’ reported Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

90-year-old Women’s Peace Organization Sees Middle East Peace, Water Resources as Key Issues: New Programs Launched on International Women’s Day

PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is launching two new cutting-edge programs to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day, 2005. This begins its tenth decade of organizing to end war. WILPF has addressed the root causes of war and called for negotiated settlements to end them since its founding at The Hague in 1915.

Christian Author to Bill Moyers: Renounce Campbell or Christ

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an open letter to Bill Moyers sent today, author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. of Solving Light Books, has called upon the PBS icon to cease promoting the work of atheist mythologist Joseph Campbell or renounce Christ, one or the other.

Euro Leaders Support Native American Olympic Inclusion

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland and ASPEN, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — At French Princess Caroline Murat’s recent ‘1st Ski and Music Festival in Veysonnaz’ (part of 4 valleys, including Verbier), a team of Europe’s Who’s Who stepped up to champion Native American inclusion in future Olympic Games as Sovereign Nations, announced Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Health Experts, Fashion Designers and Businesses Unite to Promote Black Women’s Heart Health

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Heart and Style: Sisters Living Long and Living Well, a one-day heart disease prevention conference and fair aims to combat high risk of heart disease among African American women with a healthy dose of education, fashion and style. Produced by Public Square Communications in partnership with the Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Heart and Style is being held in observance of February’s American Heart Month.

Lincoln and Washington More Different Than Alike, Say Psychologists Who Study the Presidents

HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — Washington and Lincoln were both admirable men, but were more different than alike according to psychologists Steve Rubenzer and Tom Faschingbauer of the Foundation for the Study of Personality in History (www.TestingThePresidents.com). And despite their pre-eminent status in American history, there have been other presidents who had more personal assets for the job.

Camouflage Wristbands Raise Money to Support U.S. Troops

LAS VEGAS, NV /Send2Press Newswire/ — Freedom is the cornerstone of our American values. Many courageous men and women in this great nation have made a choice to join the active duty military, the National Guard, or the Reserves to guard and protect freedom for all of us. All Americans have a choice to help support these heroes, regardless of how we feel about the war, through the programs offered by the Nevada Benefits Foundation.

Website Releases Top 10 Romantic Lines From New English Students, Celebrates Lighter Side of Learning a Language

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — InnocentEnglish.com, a new website dedicated to collecting and sharing humorous English mistakes, announces the release of its first annual ‘Top 10 Most Romantic Lines From New English Language Students’ for Valentine’s Day.

Lunar New Year Collection Issued

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Send2Press Newswire/ — The USPS has authorized licensee Hallmark Group Ltd. to strike all 12 Lunar New Year Stamp designs as solid silver ingots, layered with pure gold. These famous stamps, featuring the 12 animals of the Chinese lunar cycle, have been designed by celebrated Chinese-American artist Clarence Lee over a 12-year period. To mark the completion of the series, the stamp series was reissued this year by the USPS as a unique double-sided sheet containing twenty four 37-cent lunar stamps.

Bringing African American History into America’s Homes and Schools: How One Entrepreneurial Business Takes on the Challenge

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — When they first formed GEEBEE Marketing(R), Inc. in 1997, Gayle Brill Mittler and Robert Kersey, former colleagues in a large toy corporation, had one common vision: to create a complete line of games, toys, and puzzles that would bring the vast rich and diverse history of America’s nearly 15,000,000 citizens of African American descent into homes and classrooms.

Tribes Share Wisdom To Prevent Natural Disasters

ASPEN, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — As a result of a heart-melting gift to her friends, of an Indian children’s dance to launch a wiser New Year, Denise Rich, Aspen’s Grammy award-winning philanthropist, is helping the tribes get their message out to the mainstream on how to heal the Earth and prevent natural disasters, in the wake of the devastating Tsunami.