At New York, New Works, Sleeping With Earrings On is the story of three sisters. While the middle sister, Maggie, is preparing to marry the woman of her dreams, tension between the sisters threaten to tear the family apart. Originally presented as a short play, "SWEO" won the top prize at the New York New Works Theatre Festival this year. Inspired by the win, this cast and crew of women plan to bring their story of unconditional love to a greater audience, in a short film. They feel it is important, right now, to tell stories with rich and complicated (particularly women and LGBT) characters and "SWEO" promises to deliver.
Here is the link to our campaign/our facebook page … [Continue reading...]
About the background of the film;
He came in the search of American Dream. But he was "Lonely In America."
He was living a successful life in America while his parents were aging in India. He realized if he wants real "Khushiyaan," (meaning: happiness) he needs to make time to visit his parents and family in India.
Now about the film "On Golden Years";
Now in the golden years the time to retire, he has conflicts such as India vs America, contentedness vs regrets and the places to retire etc. But in the end, he discovers "On Golden Years" nothing else matters except love. It is a romantic emotional comedy film: a celebration of life.
Language: English / Length: 85 minutes / Genre: Romantic Comedy … [Continue reading...]
Mulan, from China, create a Peace Sign Drum Circle and perform in tribute to the International Day of Peace in the broadcast for www.peacedayparty.org September 21.
Mulan is bringing Peace, Harmony, Love and Joy to the World
Zhen Joy Lin Dame of St. John of Jerusalem and president of World Water Rescue Foundation and Vice President of Good News Broad Cast was invited to watch Red Poppy Ladies' production of Mulan which was invited to perform at three Olympic Games( Beijing, London and Athens) and Washington DC Kennedy Art Center, Sydney Opera House and Broad show last year and about 50 different countries.
The New York Times praised the show calling it: "Exciting, Sharp & Graceful." The New York Times gave the show a score of 9.99 out of 10. The brilliance of Mulan is not … [Continue reading...]
At only 16 years old, a junior, in high school, it was on December 11, 2008 when Amanda Suzanne Brownell tried to take her life in a bathroom at Del Mar High School in San Jose, California. This was a result of the bullying, sexual bullying, and cyber bullying she endured through MySpace, Facebook, AIM, and the 3500 text MESSAGES she received the month before her suicide attempt. Amanda, suffered severe brain damage, unable to speak or care for herself.
After almost 4 and 1/2 years Amanda decided that her job here was done. She was hospitalized with pneumonia and seizures on March 13, 2013, while her parents were in Hawaii on vacation. On March 23, Amanda did not want to be poked and squeezed anymore. She was done and did not want any type of medicine or food. There was a family meeting … [Continue reading...]
Omega is a place to explore the extraordinary potential that exists in all of us as individuals and together as a human family. Chrissa Pullicino shares the Good News:)
Omega was founded on the holistic worldview that the well-being of each of us is deeply connected to the well-being of all living things. Since 1977, we have offered diverse and innovative educational experiences that inspire an integrated approach to personal and social change. Omega, a nonprofit organization, continues to be at the forefront of human development. We nurture dialogues on the integration of modern medicine and natural healing; design programs that connect science, spirituality, and creativity; and lay the groundwork for new traditions and lifestyles.
Each year, more than 23,000 people attend workshops and … [Continue reading...]
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The Pursuit of Happiness
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Jefferson's three examples of our unalienable rights in the Declaration of Independence are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Happiness is the state of Felicity.
It has been said that it's not how much we have but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness (Charles Spurgeon).
Lincoln added most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The top 10 things that come mind that make me happy are (not necessarily in the order of importance):
1) French Champagne
4) Winning (fun is more fun when you win)
5) … [Continue reading...]
does all she can to save Poppa Goose from being bitten by some animal. Central Park, NYC a poor goose finds love in the arms of this blessed woman who shares her thoughts for the animal kingdom Soon Park employees come to help rescue this poorly battered goose. We created two parts about this Good Samaritan:
1. Part One: Liliana holding and trying to help the bitten goose until Park staff arrives.
2. Part Two: Liliana shares what she saw happen to the goose and the goose family. She also shares her background, sensitivity, and love for the animal kingdom. … [Continue reading...]
1135 Toggenburg Rd,
Fabius, NY 13063
Toggenburg Mountain Winter Sports Center is family owned and operated. Located on Toggenburg Road just off NY Rt. 80, it is one mile east of the Village of Fabius. Toggenburg has 21 trails, including two terrain parks, serviced by five lifts. Check this Web site for our many services, such as equipment rentals and childcare. The Foggy Goggle Restaurant and Sports Bar is acclaimed as one of Central New York’s finest eateries!
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Merck Consumer Care’s Active Family Project has partnered with US Youth Soccer (USYS) to encourage families to Play For A Change this September. The program promotes being active together as a family through soccer, while also making a positive change in the lives of those less fortunate. To celebrate Youth Soccer Month, the Active Family Project will donate a minimum of 75 soccer kits to US Youth Soccer, filled with the equipment needed for kids in underserved communities to play. For every 100 engagements (likes, shares or comments by users) on the Active Family Project Facebook® page, during the month of September, consumers can help enable an additional donation of up to 50 more soccer kits.
Teaming up with the Active Family Project, soccer legend Brandi Chastain – member of … [Continue reading...]
Daniels Music foundation - for centuries, the beauty, power and personal relevance of music has made it a wonderful instrument for the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
By definition, Daniel's Music Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides free musical instruction to all individuals with disabilities in the NYC area. But we are much more than just a foundation we are a community that opens doors to acceptance, respect, confidence and overall well being.
The relationship we build with our members over time goes well beyond simply music. Through our On-Site, Off-Site, Outreach, and Member Leadership programs, we create the opportunity for our members to put the skills they learn into practice, in a real life setting. We have found that our programs have been … [Continue reading...]
Casa Larga Vineyards is one of New York’s premier wine producers, highly regarded for its production of award-winning, world-class Ice Wines.
In 1974, Andrew Colaruotolo (Mr. C), an immigrant from Gaeta, Italy, founded Casa Larga Vineyards as a hobby, seeking to create wines reminiscent of those produced by his family’s vineyard in Italy. The first three wines were produced in 1978, and earned gold and silver medals in the first competition they entered. Casa Larga continues this tradition of excellence to this day – producing high-quality, award-winning wines, while acting as a driving force in the evolution, growth, promotion and recognition of the Finger Lakes wine region.
Casa Larga produces red and white table wines, Champagne and Ice Wine. The winery produces … [Continue reading...]
Sami Gayle has been a series regular on the CBS hit television drama "Blue Bloods," since 2010. In 2014 Sami appeared as the antagonist Mia Rinaldi in the Weinstein film "Vampire Academy" currently in theatrical release. Her other film credits include: "Noah" with Russell Crowe and Anthony Hopkins,"Hateship, Friendship" with Kristen Wiig (Toronto Film Festival Premiere,) "The Congress" with Robin Wright and Paul Giamatti (Cannes Film Festival Premiere,) Nicolas Cage's daughter in the action film "Stolen" and she was cast opposite Academy-Award winner Adrien Brody in the film "Detachment." Sami began her acting career as Baby June both in the Broadway and Off-Broadway production of "Gypsy" starring Patti LuPone. She appeared Off-Broadway in the plays "Oohrah!" at the Atlantic Theater … [Continue reading...]
SPECIAL DONATION ASSEMBLY TO TAKE PLACE TOMORROW,
THURSDAY, MARCH 27th AT 1 P.M. AT FAMILY LIFE ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL
WHO: The Traveling Guitar Foundation, a nationwide 501(c) (3) non-profit organization to help keep music education programs alive in schools. Founded by acclaimed guitarist / songwriter Damon Marks in 2010, the Traveling Guitar foundation has worked with 30,000 students in over one hundred schools nationwide by donating musical equipment such as guitars, amps, drums and cables, as well as providing an eight week guitar curriculum to schools that are struggling to keep their arts education programs alive. In May 2013, Damon Marks and his Traveling Guitar Foundation team of musicians completed its first USO Tour to donate similar musical equipment to military schools … [Continue reading...]
CELEBRATE NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH
HOW TO“ENJOY THE TASTE OF EATING RIGHT!” SEMI-HOMEMADE HEALTHY RECIPES
As the Executive Chef of Safeway’s Culinary Center, Jeff Anderson is responsible for developing new product ideas and recipes. The award-winning chef is committed to food excellence, so on March 5th – just in time for National Nutrition Month – Chef Jeff will share some of his super secrets for creating recipes that taste good and are nutritious, too.
“Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right" is the theme for National Nutrition Month® 2014. Chef Jeff will focus on how to combine taste and nutrition to create healthy meals. Chef will show your viewers how to easily make your favorite dishes with packaged foods and personal touches. National Nutrition Month is an education … [Continue reading...]
A Long Life, Well Lived
Since 2001, health and wellness expert Dr. Daryl Gioffre has focused on helping his practice members achieve “a long life, well lived.” Fit and energetic, Dr. Gioffre is a prime example of the Wellness Lifestyle in action. He initially experienced chiropractic’s extraordinary healing benefits when his athletic career was restored following serious injuries while playing soccer for Boston College and the United States Men’s National Soccer Team. “I knew at that moment in my life that I would be a chiropractor one day helping others restore their quality of lives and reaching their peak potentials.”
Family Practice Excellence Award
Dr. Gioffre received his Bachelor of Science from Boston College and his Doctorate from the University of Bridgeport, … [Continue reading...]
A GRIPPING HUMAN DRAMA THAT TURNS A REAL-LIFE TRAGEDY INTO ACTION!
Daniel’s Music - One Family’s Journey from Tragedy to Empowerment through Faith, Medicine, and the Healing Power of Music (Skyhorse Publishing/Norton, September 2013) by Jerome Preisler with the Trush Family
“A riveting chronicle of stunning achievement against the odds.” Kirkus Reviews
Daniel’s Music is so much more than your typical “feel good human interest story”. It is the captivating story of Daniel Trush’s recovery against odds experts said were insurmountable; of medical science, faith, and perseverance all combining for a miracle. And of an average family turning their personal trials into a force that brings joy, inspiration, and a powerful sense of belonging to all those whose lives they … [Continue reading...]
Racheal Owens is the host of Good News England. Originally from Wolverhampton, England she is a singer, actress and teaching artist now based in New York City. She appeared in her first musical at the age of 11 and theatre has been a driving force in her life ever since. Passionate about mentoring aspiring young performers, Racheal has been teaching alongside performing since 2009. She also plays the piano, is an avid baker and a self professed foodie! Racheal comes from a close knit family who she misses a lot, particularly her two daschunds.
While she loves living in the States, her British roots are hugely important to her and she is excited to share some great British traditions and culture.
"Auld Lang Syne" (Scots pronunciation: [ˈɔːl(d) lɑŋˈsəin]: note "s" … [Continue reading...]
SeniorNet Family (Members, Volunteers, and Sponsors),
Thank you for your support and dedication for the previous years.
YOU are the reason why SeniorNet has been around since 1985.
Due to your diligence and caring, we have empowered hundreds of thousands of people around the country.
Those empowered are happier, safer, smarter, and leading more fulfilling lives.
This year (2013) alone, we released the following curriculum:
Windows 8, Introduction to Computers
Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
Introduction to Microsoft SkyDrive
Managing Windows 8
Exploring Microsoft Office Word 2010, Level 3: Advanced
Introduction to Computers I: Basic Computer … [Continue reading...]