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2013-12-11 23:23:44

Almost a Year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shootings, Grieving Mother-Turned-Author Scarlett Lewis, and Acclaimed Author Anne Lamott, Share Their Journey to Healing in the Face of Tragedy Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 In remembrance of the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT, The Women’s Eye Radio Show (TWE) will air two special interviews at 3 PM MST on 1480KPHX in Phoenix on December 14th and 15th. Host Stacey Gualandi...

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...

Lessons From Hurricane Sandy: Put Parks, Not Houses, On the Beach
2013-10-28 09:25:19

The Geological Society of America Just days before Hurricane Sandy hit the New York and New Jersey coastline on 29 October 2012, scientists from the City University of New York's (CUNY) College of Staten Island had produced the most detailed model to date of the region's potential for damage from big storms. So naturally, the morning after the floods receded from Staten Island, CUNY geology professor Alan I. Benimoff was out mapping the high-water marks in the flooded neighborhoods. There...

2013-08-30 23:25:46

Cities rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy have teamed with Newtown Massacre charities to build parks in honor of the 26 children murdered last year at Sandy Hook School. PinMart is a part of this project, with custom pins laid in the concrete at playground sites. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Custom pins are commonly used to mark important milestones in the lives of individuals or in larger organizations and companies. But they are not as commonly used in the way that organizers of...

2013-08-08 12:23:14

Run, Walk and Rally Set for Aug. 25 in Littleton, Colo., to Raise Community Awareness and Funds for Brain Health Research Into Underpinnings of Violence NEWTOWN, Conn. and DENVER, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avielle Foundation today announced it is teaming with Phoenix 999 and The Rebels Project, support groups formed after the Columbine High School and Aurora movie theater tragedies, to host the first annual Brainstorming 5K. The event, which consists of a run, walk and rally...

2013-07-11 16:20:45

- Leading SaaS provider teams up with Clean Ocean Action to help with the recovery and preservation of Sandy Hook's beach and indigenous species - MATAWAN, N.J., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the successful clean-up at nearby Cheesequake State Park last month, iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition software solutions for growing businesses, continued its environmental efforts with a company-wide beach sweep at New Jersey's famous...

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...

2013-06-07 16:27:23

Inbox.com fundraising campaign for Sandy Hook exceeds goals using IndieGoGo. BOCA RATON, Fla., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet entrepreneur, Robert Osterlund, founder of Inbox.com, raised over $17,600, before fees, dedicated to Sandy Hook Elementary students following the tragic events of December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. Using the popular fundraising site IndieGoGo, Osterlund quickly surpassed goals due to the viral nature of the campaign and promotions on one of the top...

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'...