So beautiful - thank you for sending Tina! I particularly appreciated this bit:
"We subsist now on a meager vocabulary of winners and “losers,” of “sad!” naysayers and “nut job” adversaries. We’re asked to see an absence of eloquence as the presence of authenticity. But that’s bunk. Words, like monuments, matter."
With Memorial Day around the corner a friend from Juilliard and world class musician sent email with the enclosed article. It brought tears to my eyes.
Sincerest thank you for all that you do to make the world a better place.
B. Tina Ebey
The mayor of New Orleans just gave a speech on race and history that you … [Continue reading...]
Riley Unlikely Shares the Journey of a Remarkable Teenager
Finding a Love for Kenyan Children and a Mission to Build a School
Grand Rapids, Mich., June 2016 — At the age of 13, Riley Banks-Snyder traveled to Kenya where she sat in a classroom full of first and second graders sharing a single pencil. The presents Riley was so excited to give the kids paled in importance to the school supplies that were easily accessible back home in Branson, MO. Riley realized these kids didn’t need matchbox cars or jump ropes. They needed pencils and paper.
As soon as her plane touched down in America, Riley knew she wanted to go back. At the age of 14, Riley started a non-profit, Generation Next, to help collect school supplies for Kenyan schools and returned the following year with 200 backpacks … [Continue reading...]
As Social Work Month 2014 comes to a close, we'd like to reflect on its theme of “All People Matter.” CancerCare was founded on this same belief in 1944,which is why for more than 70 years, CancerCare’s professional oncology social workers have helped anyone affected by cancer, regardless of cancer type or stage, completely free of charge. Each day, our professional oncology social workers:
Provide in-person and telephone counseling to help people manage stress and anxiety
Lead patient, caregiver and bereavement groups to help people connect with others
Help patients and their loved ones find reliable cancer information and financial resources
“In my … [Continue reading...]
Branded Media Marketing - Across Platforms - TV, Film, Broadband, Mobile, Virtual Economies, Music and Games - Reinventing the Commerce & Media Model
With the attention of the consumer being assaulted by a host of great technologies - from games and broadband to tablets - devices as well as content programming, the task of the client, the agency and content provider raising their message above the clutter is daunting. With every challenge, however there exists the opportunity to reinvent the process, and in the evolving world of branded media marketing, the creativity at hand is impressive. The industry's TV, music, wireless, film and broadband marketing teams are reinventing the world of entertainment, branding and marketing. In this session, we will gain further insight into the … [Continue reading...]
William U. Couzens, Founder/ President www.lesscancer.org
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Here is a link about the walkathon
Here is a Youtube of me thanking them
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OMiZHABvbM … [Continue reading...]