This film tells the historical stories taking place in Heilongjiang in ancient times dating back 1000 years ago. Different ancient dynasties mushroomed and perished from time to time in the past long years. And in the meantime, the special civilization was created in this northeastern province. … [Continue reading...]
The campaign will engage retired CCOs as well as faculty of colleges and universities nationwide to make a financial contribution to the Foundation this year
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) is launching a fundraising effort led by Charlotte Otto, retired P&G Chief Communications Officer (CCO) and current Senior Corporate Strategist at Weber Shandwick, and Steve Johnson, retired CCO of Union Bank and current Principal of Johnson Communications. They will co-chair a new initiative to engage retired CCOs and college faculty as donors to TLF.
"I'm pleased to help reach out to our retired CCO colleagues, distinguished faculty and others to get them in this game," said Otto. "Nothing less than the vibrant future of our profession is at stake. We desperately need far more diverse … [Continue reading...]
This film tells the stories of how ancient Heilongjiang was formed in the geographic movements as well as the geographic and topographic conditions of the northeastern province. The film is aimed to bring a brief introduction to audience members the history, the development and vastness of Heilongjiang. … [Continue reading...]
Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams presented a group of local veterans, including representatives of the United War Veterans Council, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans of America, Marine Corps League, and student veterans from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, with a battle-scarred Brooklyn flag carried into the Persian Gulf War, as part of a ceremony honoring the veteran community. The group will march with this flag down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan during America’s Parade, produced by the United War Veterans Council, on Veterans Day, taking place on Tuesday, November 11th.
“The spirit of One Brooklyn, along with the support and solidarity of its residents, was carried into battle through the flag that now stands proudly in … [Continue reading...]
This film tells the formation and development of the civilization and literature achievements of this northeastern province as well as the fantastic landscapes and fertile farmlands. … [Continue reading...]
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL STEPS
209 JORALEMON STREET
On Tuesday at 2:00 PM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will welcome the Brooklyn Bolts of the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL) at a rally on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall. The Bolts will kick off their season on Wednesday with a home game at MCU Park against the Boston Brawlers. Borough President Adams will cheer on the borough’s first professional football team since 1944 and speak to the importance of sports to Brooklyn’s culture.
Joining Borough President Adams will be the team’s players, coaches, including Head Coach John Bock, FXFL Commissioner Brian Woods, Council Member Mark Treyger and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Carlo … [Continue reading...]
This film tells the modern lives of the three ethnic groups living in Heilongjiang, namely the Oroqen, Hezhen and Dau. The Oroqens make a living from hunting in the forests of the Greater and Lesser Xing'an Mountains; The Hezhen people mainly live on fishing and hunting along the Songhua, Heilong and Wusuli rivers; and the Daurs living in fertile Sanjiang plain, are good at singing and dancing. They are called the “last tribes” in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang. … [Continue reading...]
This film tells the historical, cultural and religious histories and development of Harbin, capita city of Harbin. Harbin has some 100 years of history and within this period of time, it has become a modern city with international appeal due to its characteristics – adopting advanced western trends and cultural diversity. … [Continue reading...]
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8TH
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL PLAZA
209 JORALEMON STREET
Tomorrow at 12:00 PM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will host pet adoption organizations and advocacy groups, along with a number of dogs, on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall to announce an effort to advance adoption of shelter pets in the borough and across the city. He will unveil a legislative push to incentivize New Yorkers to adopt pets from animal shelters or humane societies, as well as promote his Adopt-A-Pet Day this Saturday on Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza, taking place from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM, where shelter pets will be present and ready for adoption.
This announcement is being made during National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, celebrated throughout … [Continue reading...]
A virtual Hall of Fame recognizing, honoring and celebrating
German contributions to the making of America
The 2014 German-American Hall of Fame Induction Event
will be held on Wednesday Evening, October 15, 2014
Induction Ceremony: 7:00 pm
725 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Formal Attire is requested!
GAMHOF names 2014 Inductees... Read More
Invitation for the Induction Ceremony... Read More
Donate to attend the 2014 Induction Ceremony... Read More
For all inquiries please contact:
Ralf G. Bahr, Executive Director
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Phone: 561.702.9700
The German-American Hall of Fame is a Non-Profit Organization under Section 501 (c) 3 of the IRS registered in the State of New York. All donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by … [Continue reading...]
PEACE DAY SUCCESS, NEW YORK, SAN JOSE AND THE WORLD
Brooklyn, New York: September 22, 2014. Thank you for all your good wishes, and work, we were able to edit and broadcast the Amanda Network event and our Times Square Event on the International Day of Peace to over 2,000 sites and stations worldwide, via www.peaceday.TV and our own sites. The events are powerful statements for moving Peace Forward. We will try to get the show on other TV stations as well, plus our Central Park/NYC event this year that was very special. China, Haiti, Sri Lanka and Vietnam joined the Peace Day Party.
Like everything... everyone is important and you all played a role in creating this Peace Day Event, thank you. Next year we will expand upon it, add more people, organizations and … [Continue reading...]
The National Day of the People's Republic of China (simplified Chinese: 国庆节; traditional Chinese: 國慶節; pinyin: guóqìng jié) is celebrated every year on October 1. It is a public holiday in the People's Republic of China to celebrate their national day.
The PRC was founded on October 1, 1949 with a ceremony at Tiananmen Square. The Central People's Government passed the Resolution on the National Day of the People's Republic of China on December 2, 1949 and declared that October 1 is the National Day.
The National Day marks the start of only one of the Golden Weeks in the PRC. However, there have been some recent controversies over whether Golden Weeks should be kept.
The National Day is celebrated throughout mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau with a variety of … [Continue reading...]
As the world continues to grapple with the uncertainties surrounding the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East, it remains a key concern for us New Yorkers. The global community has become more and more interconnected and events that occur thousands of miles away can have a major impact on all of us. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo understands this. Thus, he recently returned from a 'solidarity trip' to Israel. It should be noted that having Governor Cuomo joined by NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and NYS Senate Co-leaders Dean Skelos & Jeff Klein was a strong message to everyone that this is bi-partisan and that our support of Israel cuts across all ideological barriers.
It is a trip that should be significant to all those who believe in the concept of … [Continue reading...]
Peace Day Party is proud to announce the Vietnam City of Peace Event: HANOI UNION OF FRIENDSHIP ORGANIZATIONS (HAUFO) Go to: www.haufo.org.vn
- Being a leading organization in implementing all people external relationship in the fields of culture, education, sports, tourism, economy, science and technology… in Hanoi capital and the cities that it have established the relations.
- Establishing solidarity friendship and co-operative relations with other partners in the world.
- Being enable to manage and guide member organization’s activities in peace, friendship and solidarity, and to appeal and receive humanitarian aids.
- HAUFO now have 20 members including bilateral friendship associations and multilateral associations. - Having by legal means to its own account … [Continue reading...]
Musical Theatre continues to grow and grow in popularity and the amount of aspiring Broadway stars grows with it: New York and London are like are filled with actors and singers desperate for that one lucky break. And with shows like the recent Broadway revival of Annie and the frankly magical Matilda, there are more young people taking voice lessons, musical theatre classes and drama camps then ever.
New York City is without question full of great voice teachers, dance classes and theatre programmes but as someone who received most of my music training in England what I miss (as both a student and a teacher) is the opportunity to earn qualifications and performance certificates through voice lessons. Wanting my students to be able to have this experience, I am very excited to be … [Continue reading...]
Flip2BFit fitness board game creator, Heather Parisi kicks off fundraising campaign for Fitness for Africa
It is possible for one person to make a difference! Get fit, have fun and help spread healthy living around the globe with Flip2BFit’s Fitness for Africa campaign.
Flip2BFit creator, Heather Parisi, armed with her one-of-a-kind fitness boardgame is launching a crowdfunding campaign (donations can be made to: http://igg.me/at/FitnessForAfrica-PearlofHope) to bring permanent schools and facilities to children grades K1 through K3 in Uganda, Africa while spreading education about fitness and nutrition. Profits from every sale of Flip2BFit fitness board game as well as donations made through an online campaign will go towards helping Fitness for Africa—a New York based … [Continue reading...]
What’s Good News For You
Pfizer launches new campaign to inspire postmenopausal women to tune into their bodies
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 23 – Every day, an estimated 6,000 women in the United States reach menopause. To inspire this growing population of women and to share her story, Golden Globe® winning actress Kim Cattrall has teamed up with Pfizer Inc. Working together for a healthier world™ (NYSE: PFE), makers of prescription menopause treatments for certain menopausal symptoms, to launch theTune In To Menopause™(www.TuneInToMenopause.com) campaign which is designed to bring the conversation front and center and motivate women during this time of life.
As an actress, Kim Cattrall had “pretend” hot flashes on-screen before she ever experienced them … [Continue reading...]
SHOUT OUT TO JUSTIN BEIBER?
Leaf has been a friend for many years for Good News. Yesterday 9/25 I learned that he is no longer with us. Leaf was a loving man of the streets, who would always share joy and happiness and a joke with me. I will miss him and his kindness. Please read See the Faces and Listen to the Stories of Our Society’s Most Overlooked Outcasts: The Mentally Ill and Homeless http://www.robertokinmd.com at he deals with the realities of the streets.
Leaf, he said he would like to make this interview to be a shout out to Justin Beiber as he believes in him. Leaf shares comedy, introspection on life’s values, Amma, Marianne Williamson, and his deep – rooted philosophy. Leaf survives as he says inside and out for year on our planet, but as long as we know him … [Continue reading...]