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2013-12-09 12:22:31

Reservation Line Opens December 10, Season Begins December 21 SOUTHBURY, Conn., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reservation lines will open December 10 for the 2013-2014 Winter Season of the Bald Eagle Observation Area at the Shepaug Hydroelectric Dam in Southbury, Conn. Observation times this season will be Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. beginning Saturday, December 21, 2013, and running through Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Please be aware, however, that...

2013-12-09 08:26:07

Creates Social Media Call to Action for Communities Across the Nation: "We Are Newtown" NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Water Cooler Group, a brand media communications company, today announced it has partnered with the Newtown Action Alliance (NAA) to draw awareness via a media and creative campaign to remember the victims of the tragic school shooting that took place one year ago on December 14 in Newtown, Connecticut. Working with the Newtown Action...

2013-11-14 08:37:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their efforts to reduce gun violence, Gabby Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman wounded in the 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, AZ, and Nicole Hockley, whose 6-year-old lost his life at the Sandy Hook shooting, have authored the "Hands of Hope for Sandy Hook" lesson for American children to think critically about responding to tragedies like Newtown and working to prevent them from happening in the future. Nearly a year has passed...

2013-11-04 12:25:03

In Time for One Year Anniversary, 11-Year-Old California Singer Marissa Angelina Wendt Launches Song to Benefit Newtown Families. IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new Sandy Hook tribute song launched today just before the one year anniversary of the tragedy at Newtown. Marissa Angelina Wendt, an 11-year-old singer from Orange County, CA debuted an original song today titled "The Sun Shines in Heaven", a tribute song to honor the Sandy Hook victims and their...

2013-07-11 12:24:10

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Private Journey magazine announces delivery of its Summer 2013 issue. This issue covers the second largest and second most populous state in the U.S., Texas. The front cover tells the tale of Texas's legendary Four Sixes Ranch -- covering 300,000 acres of West Texas and the Texas Panhandle. In an exclusive interview native Texan, Lyle Lovett, he speaks about his passions, music and reining -- both a fitting homage to his Lone Star...

2013-06-25 12:26:58

Newtown Performing Arts Center will Honor those Lost in Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy NEWTOWN, Conn., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 1214 Foundation, Inc., (www.1214foundation.org) a non-profit organization based in Newtown, CT, USA, today announced its official formation, charter and leadership. The Foundation aims to build and operate a performing arts center in Newtown in remembrance of those lost in the tragic events of December 14, 2012 at the Sandy Hook Elementary...

2013-06-13 16:24:11

NEWTOWN, Conn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation invites public and private colleges to apply for a total of $200,000 in grants through its Collegiate Shooting Sports Initiative. To encourage the development of new programs, NSSF this year will restrict the grants to colleges and universities seeking to establish brand new shooting clubs and teams, and also those seeking support for new programs established during the 2013 spring semester....

2013-05-24 12:22:52

NEWTOWN, Conn., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the fire outlook in the West already being called severe, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is getting the jump on reminding target shooters and hunters to be cautious when using firearms in hot, dry environments and to share its fire-prevention poster with others in the outdoors community. The poster is available in two sizes--the standard 8.5 x 11 inches and a larger 11 x 17 size--and is suitable for displaying at shooting...

2013-03-15 08:23:38

Painting inspired by child victims of Newtown massacre NEWTOWN, Conn. and ZIONSVILLE, Ind., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist Nancy Noel has joined with the My Sandy Hook Family Fund to offer limited edition prints of a new memorial painting, "Be Still." Proceeds will aid families of the victims of the December 14, 2012, shooting that took the lives of 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The tragedy not only left the victims'...

2013-03-04 16:22:01

NEWTOWN, Conn., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by 463 Communications: On March 9th( )at 8:30 a.m. ET, Newtown, CT will be sending off a team of 26 cyclists, who will ride 400 miles in 4 days, from Newtown to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The community will meet at Reed Intermediate School (3 Trades Lane, Newtown, Ct.) for an event that will be hosted by First Selectman Pat Llodra and will include U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn), U.S....