Latest Toy Stories

2013-12-25 23:00:28

Florida House Experience staff and alumni collected toys for needy children at Christmas. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Needy children in the Deerfield Beach, Florida area will have a brighter Christmas this year thanks to a partnership between Florida House Experience and Parkway United Methodist Church. Members of these two organizations recently held a toy drive to benefit those less fortunate during the Christmas season. The toy drive was an overwhelming success, with...

2013-12-24 23:01:01

This is the third year that USA is collecting toy donations to benefit Toys for Tots. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 U.S. Security Associates (USA) is supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the Toys for Tots program this Christmas with a major toy collection drive at the security company headquarters in Roswell, Georgia. This is the third year that USA is collecting toy donations to benefit Toys for Tots. There were so many donations the first year USA participated that the...

2013-12-21 23:01:03

Dr. Marta Katalenas wants parents to avoid a trip to the emergency room by following these guidelines when buying toys this Christmas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 According to the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), between 2009-2011, 1,700 children were admitted to the emergency room after ingesting magnets. These children were between the ages of 4 and 12 which illustrates just how concerned parents must be about the safety of toys for all ages of children. Austin...

2013-12-20 23:20:15

Aims to Promote Early STEM Engagement Through Donation of Toys That Entertain, Educate Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 A country built on and known for innovation, the United States is now facing its most serious shortage of workers skilled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics since the 1950s. In manufacturing alone, it is anticipated that there will be 6 million unfilled jobs by 2020. Mindful that a foundation for the future must be put in place today, SME, a...

2013-12-18 23:01:12

Dr. Abe Gershonowicz, Dr. James Neme and the health professionals of Brightside Dental joined the Marines and Galaxy Press through their wholesome adventure Stories from the Golden Age—written by L. Ron Hubbard who was also a US Marine—in an all out campaign to attack poverty and illiteracy through the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Literacy Program. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Dr. Abe Gershonowicz, Dr. James Neme and the health professionals of Brightside Dental joined...

2013-12-17 23:21:07

Kids II greets the holiday season with a look back on their numerous 2013 awards and recognitions. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Kids II®, the parent company to many famous brands including Bright Starts™ and Oball™, is anticipating a happy holiday season. A company-wide zest for innovation and a passion for quality have resulted in numerous awards over the years. More than 100 global awards are proof that the company succeeds mightily when it comes to forward-thinking, finding a...

2013-12-09 23:26:05

The Pennsylvania Association for the Blind helps to protect children with suggesting safe toys and gifts this Holiday Season Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 As Santa is making a list, and checking it twice, The Pennsylvania Association for the Blind is helping to make sure all children and parents are asking Santa for the safest and most appropriate toys. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) there were an estimated 192,000 toy-related, emergency...

2013-12-07 23:04:26

cStor and NetApp came together to host a casino & poker night to raise funds to support the Toys for Tots foundation. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 cStor and NetApp hosted their third annual casino night and poker tournament on Tuesday, December 3rd. All proceeds raised from the event support the purchase of toys for the Toys for Tots foundation. The Toys for Tots foundation then distributes the toys to less fortunate children in the community. “We love doing this...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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