Funding Shortfalls Threaten Children

UNICEF Canada-Funding shortfalls threaten education for children

Funding shortfalls threaten education for children living in conflict and disaster zones Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF said today ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Of the $932 million needed this year for its education programs in emergency countries, UNICEF has so far received recorded voluntary [...]

Lupus Health & Wellness Day

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Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts LANtern® Lupus Health & Wellness Day event Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) can be a confusing and challenging autoimmune illness, affecting multiple organ systems, but with culturally tailored education and emotional support, those affected can become empowered to take charge of their condition. Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world [...]

Sip & Savor

Farm-to-table wine and food experiences abound at California wineries. Ram’s Gate Winery in Sonoma County offers a guided, seated tasting of four single-vineyard wines alongside their culinary pairings. (PRNewsfoto/Wine Institute)

California Wineries Offer Top Wine and Food Experiences Year-Round Wine Lovers Can Also Sip and Savor at Winery Restaurants Whether a beginner or experienced wine taster, kick your California wine country experience up a notch by pairing regional wines with farm-to-fork tastes and meals. For those who want the inside scoop on the ultimate wine and food experiences [...]

Meeting in Mexico

Yucatan | Credit: Mexico Tourism Board

Mexico’s Meetings And Events Industry Ranks 5th In The Americas In 2016 Mexico has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, reporting a 10.4% increase in business in the first two months of the year when compared to the same period in 2016, announced the Mexico Tourism Board. According to the International Association of Congresses [...]

Tissue Wedding Gown at Paris Fashion Week

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Vinda 4D-Deco Tissue Wedding Dress Showcased at Paris Fashion Week On the afternoon of July 5 (local time), leading Asia-based hygiene products and services provider Vinda showcased its 4D-Deco Tissue Wedding Dress at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, in cooperation with Chinese online retailer Tmall Supermarket and Chinese fashion designer Lan Yu. Designed by Lan Yu, founder and design director of the LANYU brand, [...]

Tobacco-Free Kids

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Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Lawmakers gave final approval to the [...]

Up-Cycling Art

Big Cork Vineyards cork artist Scott Gundersen

Scott Gundersen asks: What can you do with 60,000 wine corks? The crafty up-cycling of wine corks can be found all over Pinterest and Etsy. But one artist in Michigan has fully elevated the humble wine cork by creating museum quality portraits with hundreds of thousands of corks. In the last decade, Scott Gundersen has completed 25 works and [...]

FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP

Viktor Zubkov, Fatma Samoura, Júlio Baptista, Philippe Le Floc’h (PRNewsfoto/GAZPROM FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDS)

The 2017 Gazprom International Children’s Forum “Soccer for Friendship” brought together children from 64 countries THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF CHILDREN “FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP” 2017, organized by Gazprom, official partner of FIFA and the 2018 FIFA World Cup ™, was held in St. Petersburg. More than 1,000 guests from 64 countries around the world attended the event. Young [...]

Ringo Starr, Peace & Love

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Ringo Starr Celebrates His Birthday With Peace & Love And Gives More Love, Announcing Details For His New Album Available September 15, 2017 Sometimes this world can be a hard place We wonder where we go from here So many hurting bad Lost everything they had It’s hard to know what we can do Give [...]

Spidey Fashion Sense

Spider Man Homecoming DIY Costume Contest Winner Tiffany Mink

Goodwill® And Sony Pictures Announce Winner Of DIY Spider-Man Suit Contest And Champion Social/Environmental Cause Crafty DIY-er created her suit from donated goods and won a trip to the Spider-Man: Homecoming premiere Super hero fans around the country had a chance to put their own Spidey senses to the test by creating original DIY suits [...]