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2014-07-16 12:24:53

"The Orange Book" serves as a resource for at-risk students to navigate college MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take Stock in Children (TSIC), a statewide non-profit organization with a solid history of providing at-risk youth with scholarships, mentors and hope, has published and released The Orange Book: A College Success Guide for college-bound students and their parents/guardians. The guide, which provides a student planner and easy-to-follow steps to prepare for...

2014-05-22 23:01:57

Kessler Foundation and Children’s Specialized Hospital have agreed to a collaborative in a research program for children with disabilities. New Jersey (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Kessler Foundation and Children's Specialized Hospital have agreed to a collaborative research program for children with disabilities. In the announcement, Rodger DeRose, president and chief executive officer of Kessler Foundation, said, “We are very pleased that Children’s Specialized Hospital chose Kessler...

2014-05-22 23:00:39

The Children’s Obesity Fund is sponsoring the 14th Annual HopeWalk and Kid’s Healthy Activity Fair coordinated by Hands for Hope in North Hollywood Park. A family event for both adults and kids, the 5K walk coupled with a huge, fun fair in the park are designed to get community members moving, teaching them how to live healthy and active lives. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is a sponsor of Hands for Hope’s 14th...

2014-05-19 23:00:23

Nearly two-thirds of adults and one in three children are overweight or obese according to the 2014 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. On May 20, 2014, the Congressional Health and Fitness Expo will be held in Washington, DC to communicate about this important public health issue, and the non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund is joining forces with PHIT America to appear at the event and get the word out about the importance of healthy food choices and...

2014-05-01 12:32:47

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn to hear listen and speak. Started as a small parent advocacy group in Toronto, VOICE has grown into a national organization advocating for thousands of children with hearing loss. VOICE provides families with parent support, public education programs, advocacy for the rights of children...

2014-04-29 23:00:53

The Children’s Obesity Fund is helping launch a new community sports and activity league for the children of the Inland Empire and children seven years and up are invited to come together three times a week to play sports and enjoy active games at Hunt Park in Riverside. The new program is coordinated by Sylvia Hernandez, the founder of local sober living homes for mothers and their children and Children’s Obesity Fund is donating funds that will be used for sports equipment, bottled...

2014-04-28 23:01:14

Children’s Obesity Fund is proud to sponsor Above the Rim Gym’s Second Annual Golf Classic on May 16, 2014. All funds raised will benefit the faith-based basketball/golf programs of Above the Rim Gym, which is dedicated to the betterment of middle Tennessee youth. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is a proud sponsor of the Second Annual Golf Classic raising funds for the Above the Rim Gym, which provides a faith-based...

2014-04-28 12:32:07

Minnesota Hospital Association's annual awards recognize patient safety, volunteerism, innovations in patient care, hospital excellence ST. PAUL, Minn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) honored innovative programs and outstanding leaders in health care at its 30(th) annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 25. Eighteen awards were given for extraordinary achievement in categories ranging from advocacy on behalf of hospitals and volunteerism to innovation...

2014-04-24 23:01:36

The Children’s Obesity Fund is pleased to support GardenWorks for Kids and its family hike of the Indian Hill Trail in Twin Peaks on Saturday, April 26. The free family event encourages healthy eating, nutrition and exercise while also helping to develop a love and respect for the environment. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, is helping promote a Free Family Wilderness Hike this Saturday, April 26, in Twin Peaks,...

2014-04-23 23:06:13

First Online Resource of Its Kind - Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares announces the launch of “The Kohl’s Autism Awareness community hub” the first web platform giving families access to resources regarding autism spectrum disorder and community life. Mountainside, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares announces the launch of “The Kohl’s Autism Awareness community hub” the first web platform giving families...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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