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1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available to California Children Through ActivityHero Camp & Class Marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- or the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero's simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.
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Nayah STEAM for Kids – Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces California launch of free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.

The Junior Women’s Association Is Hosting Their 5th Annual Derby Dash 5K

TULSA, Okla, April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join us Friday, May 10 at River West Festival Park as the Junior Women's Association of the Tulsa Boys' Home will be hosting their first ever 5k night race with food, music and fun after! The 5k walk/run is sure to be entertaining for the whole family, including your fury loved ones.

New Research Sheds Light on Potential Role of Febrile Seizures and Other Risk Factors in Sudden Deaths in Children

ROSELAND, N.J., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation highlights newly-published research from the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) that identifies an increased rate of febrile seizures among children who die suddenly, both with and without explanation. The authors of the article report the need for more research.

ChildFirst Behavior Therapy to sponsor upcoming autism walk on Chicago’s North Shore

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ChildFirst Behavior Therapy, a local provider of progressive ABA therapy for children affected by autism, announced today that it has sponsored the upcoming Autism Speaks Walk on Chicago's North Shore on April 28, 2019.

Nirmala Narine’s YA Historical Fantasy Novel with Diverse Characters, Lays the Foundation for a Whole New Crop of Environmentalists

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vanadala Publishing, a division of NNGL, announces the publication of "Ellishiva Cinnamon and The Sixth Element" (ISBN: 978-0996207126, paperback), a novel of environmental stewardship, by best-selling author, social responsible entrepreneur, humanitarian and global lifestyle television host, Nirmala Narine.

SUDC Foundation Applauds Reintroduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation reintroduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat sudden, unexpected infant and child deaths.

Teens at Highest Risk for Fatal Allergic Reactions: Teen Offers Life Saving Strategies in New Book

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teens with food allergies are at the greatest risk of suffering a fatal reaction. Fifteen-year-old Olivier Deldicque is on a mission to change that. His new book, "When Every Bite Matters: One Teen's Journey with Food Allergies" (ISBN: 978-0578418537; Pop Fly Publishing) outlines life saving tips and advice for teens coping with food allergies.
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Funbee Toys’ New Toy Library and Family Meetup is Designed to Inspire Minds and Build Community in Sacramento Area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Funbee Toys is a one-of-a-kind toy library in the greater Sacramento area that also serves as a meetup for families with babies to preschoolers. The Funbee Toys Events meetup is the RSVP site for toy pick-ups as well as other community events such as potluck picnics, and outings to child-centered locations.
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Award-winning Galileo Camps Coming to Wicker Park, Illinois, Summer 2019

CHICAGO, Ill., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, will be putting down community roots in Wicker Park this summer at Pritzker Elementary School on July 8, 2019.

Papa Announces Appointment of Industry Veteran Chuck Hector to Executive Team

MIAMI, Fla., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa, Inc., the nation's first human companionship platform for seniors, today announced the appointment of healthcare benefit industry veteran Chuck Hector as Chief Growth Officer. Mr. Hector will play an instrumental role in leading the company's expansion of its "Grandkids On-Demand" service to address the epidemic of social isolation and loneliness in our nation's senior segment.

Twenty States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 20 states, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2019 SUDC Awareness Month.
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Cursive is Cool 2019 Handwriting Contest Launches in US and Canada on National Handwriting Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.

Brainy Camps Association Launches ‘Be Gluten Free Family Camp’ for Youth with Celiac Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or BG Free for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children's National Health System.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

New study by UNC-CH researchers finds that walking while listening to Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning, retention, and mood

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.

In Washington D.C., Brainy Camps’ Race for Every Child Team to Support Programs for Children with Chronic Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, has announced its participation in the Race for Every Child fundraiser in Washington, D.C. The annual event, scheduled for Oct. 20, 2018, is sponsored by Children's National Health System and helps to raise funds for the pediatric hospital's many departments and causes.

The SUDC Foundation Applauds Introduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Infant Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

Learn the Risk: New Billboard Campaign in 5 Eastern US Cities Honors Healthy 2-Year Old Who Died Last Year Days After...

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This week, the non-profit Learn The Risk launched five billboards on the East Coast, including New York and Boston, honoring Nicholas Catone, a healthy 20-month old boy who lost his life to vaccines.

Ohio’s Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation to Host Annual Fundraiser 2018

NEWBURY, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is proud to announce that its 2018 Backpack Bivouac fundraising event will take place at the Helmsley Pavilion at Camp Ho Mita Koda on Saturday, September 29, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. This year's theme, "A Night to Light the Future," will raise critical dollars to help Camp Ho Mita Koda host children with diabetes as campers well into the future.

Oklahoma Children’s Theatre announces its 2018-19 Season with Fairy Tale Disruptions

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oklahoma Children's Theatre, the first and largest Theatre for Young Audiences in the state, is proud to announce their 31st Season! We will kick off our season in October with a limited run of 'Night of the Living Dead.'

Parkland School Shooting Survivor Returns to Classroom with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog Escort

PARKLAND, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. In June of this year, we paired Parkland School Shooting survivor, Haylee Shepherd with a Medical Service Dog, to cope with the PTSD developed after last year's shooting.

David Copperfield Performing Special Benefit Show for Kids of Courage, a National Children’s Charity

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities. The current group consists of 120 medically-fragile campers from all over North America, accompanied by volunteer physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and caretaker counselors.

First Annual D.C. Regional Missing Children Awareness Day – Saturday, August 4, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, August 4, 2018, all around the Washington D.C. metropolitan region, local law enforcement will gather along with Not a Runaway, NCMEC, families of other missing children and related vendors and sponsors in a collaborative effort to host the first region-wide Jholie Moussa REMEMBER... Missing Children's Awareness Event.

The Treasure Awaits: New Children’s Picture Book is Based on Real Life Grandpa and Grandson Adventures

TAMPA, Fla., March 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Who doesn't love a good buried treasure tale? And this one is even more intriguing because it's the combined effort of a grandfather and his grandson. Co-authored by Patrick Carberry and his sidekick, 7-year old Christian Patrick, 'PaPa and Christian's Great Adventures: The Treasure Awaits' (ISBN: 978-1483480923; paperback), is written in a way that encourages kids to spend quality time with their grandparents.

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation Celebrates Launch of UK Affiliate, SUDC UK

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its affiliate in the United Kingdom, SUDC UK. The SUDC Foundation, which is based in the United States, serves over 800 families in 18 countries who have experienced the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.

Ten U.S. States Proclaim March 2018 Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths Month-Long Campaign

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 10 states, Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah & Wisconsin, have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2018 SUDC Awareness Month. These are the first states to join a nationwide effort led by the SUDC Foundation to raise awareness of one of the most under-recognized medical tragedies of our time.

At Pratt Institute NY, Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to Semi-Finals of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From an initial field of thousands, some 445 girls and young women from elementary school through college and beyond, have scored points to earn a spot in the semi-finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women's Games Track and Field Series. From Georgia to Massachusetts, these gifted young competitors include some of the nation's top-ranked athletes in their events and divisions.

Pet Selfies Made Simple! New Furry Friend Pet Selfie Stick-It Kit Benefits Animal Causes

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Get in the picture with your pets using Pet Selfie Stick-It, a new invention from Fromm Works, Inc. that conditions pets to look at a smartphone located up to 20-feet away. Utilizing Pavlovian conditioning the kit includes a treat tray that holds the pet's favorite treat.

Gesundheit! Facial Tissue for Kids – The Good Health Experience Made in the USA

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every sneeze, big or small deserves a vehement "Gesundheit!" The word Gesundheit is German and is used to wish Good Health, especially after someone sneezes. A Good Health Company, Inc. is excited to introduce their new and first product "Gesundheit!" facial tissue, along with its slogan "The Good Health Experience."

At 14, Married Off to an Ex-Convict: What Child Bride Survivor Trevicia Williams Did With Her Story

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas ranks number 2 with the highest number of child marriages. Child bride survivor, Trevicia Williams, helped lawmakers outlaw forced marriages in Texas and step in the direction of ending child marriages when she courageously became the face of the problem as she shared her jaw dropping testimony, and, on June 1, bolstered her advocacy work by writing a heartfelt letter to Governor Greg Abbott urging him to sign SB 1705.

New Documentary, ‘Love Beyond Reason,’ Sheds Light on Struggles of Families Facing Unexplained Death of a Child

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation released a powerful new documentary, "Love Beyond Reason," that offers a snapshot of the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.
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Children’s Book Author and ‘Professional Plaintiff’ Cory Groshek says Poor People Choose to be Poor

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Poor people are poor because they choose to be poor, says 'professional plaintiff' turned children's book author Cory Groshek, who is also the founder of personal growth and development brand Manifestation Machine. He's the author of "Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series" (ISBN: 978-1946029003).

Acclaimed Author Aaron Ozee to Release New Illustrated Children’s Book, ‘Regulus’

ADDISON, Ill., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High quality fiction for children can be an impossible niche to satisfy and that is why Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of "My Darling Child Shiloh," has been gathering so much attention. Ozee's work with "My Darling Child Shiloh" garnered near universal praise when it was released in 2016. Ozee, a prolific author with 10 other pieces of work under his belt, immediately seized upon this success in order to develop his most ambitious project yet: "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790).

Florida Attorney Bernard F Walsh Recommends Increased Safety and Label Warnings Needed for Energy Drinks After Teen Death

BRADENTON, Fla., May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The report that a teenager died as a result of drinking an energy drink in combination with other caffeinated drinks has prompted calls for improved safety regulations on energy supplements by Attorney Bernard F. Walsh.

Family Promise of Morris County N.J. Recognized with Non-For-Profit Excellence Award

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 20, Family Promise of Morris County was recognized with an Innovative Program Award at the Morris County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Not-for-Profit Conference held at the Wyndham Hamilton Park in Florham Park.

SUDC Foundation Announces 37 U.S. State Proclamations Raise Awareness on Mysterious Childhood Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., April 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The emotional trauma associated with losing a child is overwhelming. But when that loss is combined with a total lack of explanation, grief can become far more complicated, says the SUDC Foundation. Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) is the sudden unexplained death of a child over the age of one which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation is conducted.

Knox Trail Council and Old Colony Council Approve Merger for new Massachusetts Boy Scouts Council

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following their respective Special Council Meetings, the Knox Trail Council and the Old Colony Council announced today the approval of their consolidation and merger to form a new Boy Scout Council. This new council will serve youth and young adults from the metrowest to southeastern Massachusetts.

SUDC Foundation Awards Grants to Establish National Guidelines for Investigation of Sudden Deaths of Children

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation, the only organization worldwide dedicated to sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC), has awarded nearly $100,000 to the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) to work collaboratively with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to investigate and establish national practice guidelines surrounding the investigations of sudden unexpected deaths in infants and young children, to determine research needs and the sensitive care of families affected.

Over 270 Detroit High Schools Pledge to Drive Safe for Chance to Win $10K Courtesy of Dick Genthe Chevrolet

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dick Genthe Chevrolet recently announced it was giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges; over 270 schools came aboard.

Family Promise Serves Record Number of N.J. Homeless in Morris County, New Jersey

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family Promise of Morris County (FPMC), is closing out November Homelessness Awareness Month by receiving a Proclamation from Assemblyman Anthony Bucco acknowledging its work to end homelessness in the county.

C Diff Foundation Preps 4th Annual C. diff. Awareness Global Campaign for Nov. 1, 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation(R) a leading non-profit patient advocacy organization, Global healthcare information system, today announced the scheduled events and launching of the 4th annual November C. diff. Awareness global campaign, the first month long awareness campaign of its kind in the healthcare industry. November 1st is dedicated to all C. diff. Survivors worldwide.

Someone Special Books and Geek Club Books Partner on Special Needs Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books today announced their "Kindness and Awareness" initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.

SUDC Supports Neuropathology Research Fellowship

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a $120,000 commitment, the SUDC Foundation is excited to announce the support of “The Moss Pieratt Foundation Memorial Neuropathology Fellowship" at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, which includes the brain and is crucial to our better understanding of Sudden Unexplained Death in Children (SUDC). To date, there are no comprehensive brain studies on victims of SUDC.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off "Early Smiles" - a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program - today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

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