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2012-05-04 06:21:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today visited Pittsburgh Faison K-5 school to encourage students across the state to keep their reading skills sharp during the summer break. Serving as a "Reading Ambassador" on behalf of Scholastic, Mrs. Corbett read the book "Amazing Grace" to kindergartners. She also led third and fifth graders in a discussion about the book, which has "courage" as its theme. In honor of her visit, Scholastic...

2012-03-14 14:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett will serve as Pennsylvania's tourism ambassador on Governor Tom Corbett's upcoming European trade mission. She will meet with some of France and Germany's top arts and cultural leaders to promote Pennsylvania as a world-class cultural destination for international visitors. This four-city, two-country mission, privately funded by Team PA, is scheduled for March 18-23. Mrs. Corbett will make stops...

2012-03-07 10:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today toured the James A. Michener Museum of Art, the Mercer Museum and Washington Crossing Historic Park to highlight the cultural and historical treasures of Bucks County. "Our commonwealth has countless museums and historic sites that showcase our rich history and heritage," Corbett said. "The three sites I visited today are a few of the first-rate travel destinations found throughout...

2012-03-02 11:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today marked the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts by applauding the organization's positive impact on girls throughout Pennsylvania. "I have fond memories of being a Girl Scout and a troop leader," said Mrs. Corbett, who is Pennsylvania's Honorary Chair of the 100th anniversary celebration. "I have seen first-hand how Girl Scouting builds confidence and leadership skills and provides young girls with...

2012-02-08 11:00:00

NEW YORK and MIAMI, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, announced today it is hosting a WebMD Town Hall with First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at a YMCA in Homestead, Fla. The event recognizing the second anniversary of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative will provide families with simple tips on how to implement healthy changes in their daily lives. WebMD's panel of health and wellness...

2012-02-01 16:21:00

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 99 Cents Only Stores®( )has formally invited First Lady, Michelle Obama, to attend the Grand Opening of its new store in San Diego, California to help her spread her healthy eating message. The event will take place tomorrow, Thursday, February 2, 2012 at the new store's location 2611 Market St. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110214/LA47195LOGO-a) First Lady, Michelle Obama, has been very involved in helping...

2012-01-12 12:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today visited several murals created by Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program. Through the program, more than 3,500 murals have been painted on buildings throughout the city by residents of all ages. "Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program has transformed the exterior of buildings into beautiful works of art," said Susan Corbett. "This program is a true treasure for the city, giving inner city artists a canvas for their...

2012-01-05 13:51:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and the White House are joining forces to bring awareness to ways kids can support U.S. military families with a special episode of iCarly, featuring the First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, premiering Monday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Leading up to the debut of iCarly "iMeet the First Lady," the stars of the hit series will appear at four screening events for military families across the country. (Photo:...

2011-12-20 13:48:00

LEBANON, Pa., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Days before Christmas, First Lady Susan Corbett today delivered hundreds of holiday cards to veterans receiving treatment at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. The cards, part of the American Red Cross "Holiday Mail for Heroes" program, were signed by people who visited the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg during recent holiday tours. "The men and women at the VA Medical Center served our country with honor," said Mrs. Corbett. "During...

2011-09-24 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit today at Nickelodeon's annual Worldwide Day of Play (WWDOP) event, held for the first time ever this year in Washington, D.C., on the Ellipse. Nickelodeon estimates that upwards of 50,000 kids and families joined together for a full day of fun, entertainment and activities -- with participation from more than 25 of Nick's live-action stars, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and superstar...