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2013-11-11 16:20:14

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation celebrates Veterans Day, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy becomes the proud recipient of the United Through Reading Angel Award. The award is presented annually to an organization that seeks to benefit military families by promoting the joys of reading among moms, dads and children, especially during times of military separation. Over the years, hundreds of children and their military parents, who are...

2013-10-08 08:26:01

- We Day will be streamed live today from 9:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CT at www.weday.com and www.wcco.com/weday - MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today international charity and educational partner, Free The Children, along with Title Sponsors Cheerios, Green Giant and Yoplait, will bring together iconic speakers and chart-topping musical sensations including the Jonas Brothers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Fifth Harmony, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, Mia Farrow, Barbara Pierce Bush, Martin...

2013-06-15 12:22:18

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate Father's Day weekend, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy proudly announces the winners of the first annual Devotedly, Dad Letter contest. The foundation asked fathers and grandfathers to write letters to their children and grandchildren about the importance of literacy in their lives. The foundation received hundreds of letters from across the country and selected two winners from almost...

2013-03-14 12:24:31

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy today announces a national letter writing contest, highlighting the beneficial connection between reading and writing abilities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/DC77120) The "Devotedly, Dad" contest is open to America's dads and granddads to encourage a love of literacy in their own families. Two winners from each state will be selected and receive a copy of All...

2013-01-24 12:25:04

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Former First Lady Barbara Bush will read excerpts from a book and answer students' questions at the Reading Discovery Distance Learning Program and Videoconference on Feb. 7 from 10-11:15 a.m. CST at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University. The 2013 theme is the history of Washington, D.C., and the National Mall. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130124/DA47835) Mrs. Bush will read from...

2011-03-01 09:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum today announced it will honor President and Mrs. George W. Bush and family with the 2011 Reflections of Hope Award. Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, daughters of President George W. Bush, will be in Oklahoma City on April 20, 2011, to receive the award on behalf of their family. From their years in the White House to efforts today, the Bush family has been focused on improving the...

2011-02-24 09:06:00

Barbara Pierce Bush, Ambassador Frans Engering, Harvard Economist David Bloom, and Tuck Professor Punam Keller join board of leading global health organization WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PSI, one of the world's leading global health organizations known for its market-based solutions to health, today announced the appointment of four new members to its governing board: Barbara Pierce Bush, the President of Global Health Corps and daughter of U.S. President George...

2010-05-17 16:13:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbara Bush will speak out about the extreme disparity in health care between the world's rich and poor at a National Press Club luncheon on Wednesday, May 26 and describe what the non-profit she heads is doing to improve public health in underserved communities here and abroad. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) Bush, 28, is the president of the Global Health Corps (www.ghcorps.org) , a group she helped found two...