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CINEMATTERS: FILM @ THE JCC
JCC Manhattan's film program showcases films that promote change and reflect on pertinent themes. Featuring previews and special engagements, CINEMATTERS emphasizes films on social justice, social action, and matters crucial to our New York community and society at large. Presenting movies from around the world, our screenings include special guest speakers, filmmakers, actors, and other interactive opportunities to further engage with … [Continue reading...]
President Donald Trump
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the President-elect of the United States. He is scheduled to take office as the 45th President on January 20, 2017.
Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, he took charge of his family's real estate and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, which was later renamed The Trump Organization. During his business career, Trump has built, renovated, and managed numerous office towers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. He owned the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from 1996 to 2015, and has lent the use of his name in the branding of various … [Continue reading...]
Unique collaboration creates new investment fund focused on healthcare and aging in place innovations
NEW YORK CITY – Good News speaks to Scott Frisch, COO, of AARP on the latest Good News. AARP and J.P. Morgan Asset Management are announcing the formation of the AARP Innovation Fund, a first of its kind investment fund with approximately $40 million in assets that will provide capital to innovative companies focusing on improving the lives of people 50-plus. As the sole third party investor in this fund advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, AARP will make direct investments in innovative companies that meet its mission and strategic goals. AARP partnered with J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Endowments & Foundations Group and its Private Equity Group to source and evaluate potential … [Continue reading...]
Nat King Cole is making an unforgettable difference in the lives of dementia patients through the SingFit PRIME. Designed by certified music therapists, SingFit PRIME offers a therapeutic music program for patients with dementia to stimulate their cognitive and physical abilities and improve their mood through group sing-alongs. Patients at senior facilities can sing along to more than 200 songs from classic artists including Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, and Tony Bennett from the SingFit iPad app. In addition to music, the program incorporates movement and trivia to keep patients focused and engaged. www.singfit.com … [Continue reading...]
Publisher/editor-in-chief/author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, the #1 self-help series
Just as millions are focusing on their physical appearance in the new year, many are looking to focus on their inner beauty. Topics such as “self-improvement”, “finding inner strength”, and “the power of forgiveness” are just a few of the useful subjects that Newmark speaks about as she passes along the real-life lessons and useful tips she has picked up from reading and editing thousands of inspirational and aspirational true stories in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
Newmark has been a writer, speaker, financial analyst and business executive in the worlds of finance and telecommunications for over thirty years. As publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, she … [Continue reading...]
Samsung announces today a partnership with Usain Bolt; like the NX300, Bolt is the definition of speed and grace and focuses on delivering the best performance at all times
Ridgefield Park, NJ – March 25, 2013 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and convergence technologies, today announced that the NX300 is now available, alongside the NX 45mm F1.8 2D/3D interchangeable lens, the first one lens 3D system capable of capturing both still images and full HD movies in stunning 3D quality. NX300 users will feel ultra-chic with the juxtaposition design of modern and retro. The device will be available in brown, white or black with a contrasting silver band. Samsung is privileged to also announce today an exclusive, multi-layered partnership with the world’s fastest … [Continue reading...]
Moving Families Forward…
Founded in 1960, the Ackerman Institute for the Family is one of the premier institutions for family therapy and one of the best-known and most highly regarded training facilities for family therapists in the United States. The Institute serves families from all walks of life at all stages of family life.
The Ackerman Institute’s mission is to provide:
Innovative couple and family therapy services through its on-site Clinic (licensed by the State of New York Office of Mental Health).
State-of-the-art training programs for mental health and other professionals on-site, in community settings and internationally.
Cutting-edge research initiatives that focus on the development of new treatment models and training techniques.
Through this dynamic interaction of … [Continue reading...]
The Gallery focuses on contemporary art with a strong focus in fine art photography: our mission is to showcase visionary artists to an international audience. With an educational program being developed, including guest lecturers varying from artists, critics, curators and professors, the Gallery will serve as an important platform for exchanges within the art community. We aim to become a pivotal resource for artists and collectors, as well as the other individuals that comprise the visual arts community. The Joy Wai Gallery journey is an exciting one as we continue to enjoy our development.
About Joy Wai: Joy Wai is the founder and curator of the Gallery and goes by the motto, "Art is Life and Life is Art".
Ms. Wai grew up and learned Chinese Painting in … [Continue reading...]