blacktop

Top States: CA | DC | FL | GA | MA | NC | NJ | NY | OH | TX | WA |

Archive | Family

Families welcome end of winter weather with the many ‘Tickle Your Funny Bone’ collections from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a heavy winter, parents of small children all around the country may be in a celebratory mood as they anticipate letting their children once again enjoy the great outdoors. Adding to the fun is the availability of many songs and albums from the Ruth Roberts children songbook collection, including ‘St. Patrick’s Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,’ ‘Easter Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,’ ‘Spring Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,’ and ‘April Fools’ Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.’

Continue Reading

Wisconsin Native Launches Her Debut Novel to Promote Awareness of Teen Bullying

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie Otzelberger shows the bully what it’s like to be on the other side, while showing the victim how to overcome obstacles through volunteer work. ‘The Cat That Went To Homecoming’ (ISBN: 9781612358215; paper) published by Fire and Ice Young Adult Books, was released on Amazon as a Kindle edition, and on Lulu in both paperback and ebook on February 24, 2014.

Continue Reading

Right at Home Dayton Keeps the Loves of a Lifetime Together

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Valentine’s Day approaching, our thoughts turn to lovers, yet no love is more enduring than the love that has lasted a lifetime. After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a literal broken heart. For nearly a decade, Right at Home – Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance has been keeping these loves together in their homes, supporting each other and spending time together, sometimes the last precious moments of their lives.

Continue Reading

Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year’s theme is ‘Creating Opportunities for All.’

Continue Reading

LegacyGRAM Helps to Save Your Life’s Stories and Share Them with Loved Ones, Even After You’re Gone

OLDSMAR, Fla., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegacyGRAM allows users to record their most-treasured family stories, share them with their loved ones, and set them to be released now, or even after they’ve passed away. The website prompts users with intuitive questions that jog your memory about the important events in your life.

Continue Reading

New Children’s Book Visualizes How People View the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connie Tamaddon, author of ‘Surprising Silhouettes’ (ISBN: 978-0977801831) announces release of ‘Surprising Silhouettes 2′ for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.

Continue Reading

Mountain Home Care’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’ Honors Everyday Heroes, Dual Roles

ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of Mountain Home Care’s 10th anniversary observance of November’s National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ That’s why, in an informal, family-style reception themed ‘Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,’ Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company’s owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.

Continue Reading

Four Seasons Chaplain and Grief Counselor Michael Lee Shares 10 Ways to Cope with Loss During the Holidays

HIGHLANDS, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who have recently lost a loved one may find Thursday’s ritual of Thanksgiving and the onslaught of the holiday season to be constant reminders of their loss. ‘In order to cope, it’s important to meet grief where it is,’ says expert Michael Lee, a chaplain and grief counselor with the western North Carolina offices of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Continue Reading

Ruth Roberts Music Brings the Magic of ‘The First Thanksgiving’ to Your Family

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s never too early in your child’s development to teach them the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday and Ruth Roberts Music is making it fun with the release of ‘The First Thanksgiving,’ a collection of sing-along songs, all newly digitized and available on iTunes.

Continue Reading

First-generation College Students Win Scholarship and Share Their Remarkable College Journeys

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s I’m First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I’m First blog.

Continue Reading

I’m First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s I’m First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.

Continue Reading

Whilly Bermudez Publishes First in a Series of Positive and Inspirational Children’s Books: ‘WB and The 10 Good Things’

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many people think it is about time that a children’s book was published that has the ability to skillfully instill positive and inspirational values. Whilly Bermudez has stepped-up to the plate with his latest book entitled, ‘WB and The 10 Good Things.’ Whilly has authored a brilliantly conceived illustrated book for children ages 5-8. This is a ‘feel-good’ book that parents will enjoy sharing with their kids.

Continue Reading

UK marriage visa process: High Court judgment on income threshold for partners and spouses affecting settlement applications made after 5 July 2013

LONDON, U.K., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in UK fiancee, unmarried partner and spouse visas, today announced that the latest High Court judgment on the UK Border Agency (UKBA) financial requirement for partners and spouses of British citizens and legal permanent residents is affecting UK settlement visa applications made after 5 July 2013.

Continue Reading

UK Marriage Visa Process: New Income Threshold Requirement Causes Extreme Hardship to British Citizens and Their Families

LONDON, U.K., July 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in U.K. family immigration with an emphasis on U.K. fiancee, partner and spousal visas, today announced that the new financial requirements introduced by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) are creating misery for thousands of couples seeking to reunite in the U.K.

Continue Reading

Bear Buddies Offer Comfort to Grieving Buncombe County Children, Teens

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If helping a grieving child makes one’s heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.

Continue Reading

National Inclusion Project Receives 2013 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2013 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the National Inclusion Project over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

Continue Reading

UK Spouse Visa Process: UK Border Agency (UKBA) Changes Affecting Settlement Applications

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MarriageVisaHelp, a global visa consultancy specializing in family immigration, today announced that two important changes have recently been made by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) which will affect those applying for a UK spouse visa, UK fiancee visa, UK unmarried (de facto) partner visa and other family visas under the settlement category.

Continue Reading

U.K. Marriage Visa Process: UKBA Immigration Backlog Causes Significant Delays

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a global immigration consultancy specializing exclusively in family immigration with an emphasis on fiancee, partner and marriage visas, today announced that postal U.K. marriage visa applications made inside the U.K. can take up to 8 – 10 months to be processed by the UK Border Agency.

Continue Reading

‘Isn’t It Possible?’ is December’s Catchphrase for Support of My Stuff Bags Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writer Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new children’s book ‘Little Green’ (ISBN: 9780981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012.

Continue Reading

Local Charity, Surfers Healing, a Foundation for Autism, Needs Local Support to Receive $1 Million from Chase

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Surfers Healing, a non-profit working to enrich the lives of children with autism by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing, is competing for grants ranging from $125,000 to $1 Million through the American Giving Awards, presented by Chase. Residents can help ensure their favorite charity’s success by simply voting for Surfers Healing through the American Giving Awards program on Facebook.

Continue Reading

Head Lice Spread Fast, So Prevention is Key

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — October is the month the kids begin to scratch, says George Coleman, founder and president of Connecticut’s Dermedics Laboratories. That’s because the start of a new school year has children literally putting their heads together – and that’s how head lice infestations get started.

Continue Reading

U.K. Government Recent Changes to Immigration Policy Affecting Family Applications

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriagevisahelp.com, a global immigration consultancy specialising exclusively in family immigration, today announced that recent changes to U.K. immigration rules affect fiancee, partner and marriage visa applications made under the settlement category after 9th July 2012.

Continue Reading

Local Parenting Expert Releases First Book: ‘Your Family Compass’ Provides Step by Step Advice for Families

STILLWATER, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stillwater-based parenting consultant Jenny Hanlon is releasing her first book, ‘Your Family Compass: A Parenting Guide for the Journey’ (ISBN: 978-1-59298-489-3), a terrific resource for people raising children from birth through the early teens. Parenting is hard work and it is easy for families to get off track.

Continue Reading

Statement of Marie Pierre Mezidor concerning the death of her husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Mrs. Mezidor’s attorney, Edward R. Blumberg, Esq., Marie Pierre Mezidor, on behalf of herself, her son, her daughter and the entire Mezidor family, thanks the people of Miami-Dade County for their thoughts and prayers. It has been a difficult 19 days waiting for the authorities to find the body of her beloved husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor.

Continue Reading

The Children’s Internet Campaigns with Indiegogo to Raise $200,000 to Keep Kids Safe Online

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the growing number of concerns regarding children’s safety on the internet, The Children’s Internet created the KidWideWeb, a software platform that keeps kids safe online. This internet security platform will protect children from adult-oriented online content, prevent children from meeting sexual predators online, keep kids from landing on sites not appropriate for their age, and prohibit them from engaging in inappropriate and/or malicious communications.

Continue Reading

New Educational Animated Program Airs on Alternative Kids Media

MIRAMAR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The television viewing habits of children and adults alike are changing on an almost daily basis. Viewing options abound and parents and teachers are taking notice. Customizing a child’s viewing habits is becoming easier and easier and Silva Animation Studio, Inc., the producer of Color with Leo(R), is reaching new audiences through these technologies.

Continue Reading

New Book, ‘Uncommon Beauty,’ Offers Roadmap for Coping with Healthcare Crises

MILWAUKEE, Wisc., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the summer of 2004 Margaret Meader and her family headed to the hospital excited for the cesarean birth of her second child. They, and their medical team, were shocked when Evan arrived with severe deformities that were later diagnosed as Apert Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.

Continue Reading

Second Book in ‘Sir Licksalot’ Series Gets the Gold in 2012!

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just released children’s chapter book, “Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools” (ISBN: 9781462680924), makes a summer debut and wins the Gold! According to Author D.L. Carroll, “This is the second book in the Sir Licksalot series. ‘Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools,’ submitted to Family Review Center for a review, resulted in inclusion to their awards program. I was pleasantly surprised and honored to receive their prestigious 2012 Gold Award.”

Continue Reading

Young Marines youth organization announces the Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena Division Awards program with DEA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Young Marines youth organization and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Demand Reduction Program have announced the Young Marines Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena Division Awards program. The awards program highlights the exceptional efforts the youth membership of the Young Marines are doing throughout the nation to educate other youths to live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle in their communities through drug demand reduction efforts.

Continue Reading

Part of the Neotrope® News Network - Made in the U.S.A.