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Coin Up App Helps Holiday Shoppers Forget the Guilt, Donate Change to Charity

Coin Up App Helps Holiday Shoppers Forget the Guilt, Donate Change to Charity

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it a frenzy of gift shopping for family and friends starting Thanksgiving weekend. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation, during the 2015 Thanksgiving weekend, there were 151 million people who shopped either in stores or online. Their spending averaged $299.60 each. What’s more, the federation estimates that holiday sales this year will reach $655.8 billion. While the focus of holiday shopping tends to be buying gifts for those who already have so much, this year many consumers can do something to feel better about their spending by rounding up the change from each transaction and donating it to those who are in need. 

How to Have Celebrity Skin this Holiday Season

How to Have Celebrity Skin this Holiday Season

If there is one thing that stands out when looking at images of celebrities, it is that they usually have flawless skin. A youthful glow, perfect complexion, and healthy-looking skin tends to be the norm on celebrities. The good news is that everyone can have that beautiful celebrity skin, even with the holiday season upon us.

“During the holiday season, people tend to slip on their healthy eating, get stressed out, and take the focus off of taking care of their largest organ – their skin,” explains Katherine Goldman, celebrity esthetician/waxologist and owner of the Stript Wax Bar. “No matter what time of year it is, there are things you should do in order to care for your skin. But it is especially important to take steps to care for your skin during the holiday season, and it’s easier than you may think.”

Hollywood Coins Up: Celebrities Turning to an Innovative Mobile App to Collect Change for Charities

Hollywood Coins Up: Celebrities Turning to an Innovative Mobile App to Collect Change for Charities

When celebrities align with a cause they are passionate about, people notice. In doing so, their efforts can make a major impact by bringing awareness to the charity organizations they support or lead. Four celebrities in particular who are lending their name to charity organizations are making it even easier for their fans to engage in the habit of giving, by “Coining Up” through the new mobile donation app – Coin Up.   

”A celebrity who is committed to making a difference for their charity, combined with a convenient and automated way for their fans to donate to that charity, is a winning formula for major social impact,” explains Leena Patidar, chief executive officer and co-founder of Coin Up. “Celebrities make it easy to build awareness about the causes that they care about, and Coin Up’s mobile app has made it effortless for people to donate their spare change from everyday transactions.”

5 Renowned Advisors join Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness Advisory Committee

5 Renowned Advisors join Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness Advisory Committee

Former U.S. Army Surgeon General, Patricia Horoho, Executive Coach, Brian Gast, Customer Service Expert, John Dijulius, Strategic Planning Expert, Rick Houcek and Founder of TRX and Fitness Expert, Randy Hetrick Join Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness Advisory Committee

What do a former Army Surgeon General, an executive coach, a customer service expert, a strategic planning expert, and a former Navy SEAL have in common?  The answer is military and veteran wellness.  And this is exactly why these five world-renowned experts have joined the wellness advisory committee for Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness.

How to Prepare for Attending Holiday Office Parties

How to Prepare for Attending Holiday Office Parties

 As we roll into November, the party season is on many people’s minds. There are many gatherings that will take place from now through New Year’s Eve. While most people feel confident enough to pull off a party with their loved ones, they may need a bit more preparation when it comes to the professional and work-related parties that they will be invited to. Flashbacks to Elaine from “Seinfeld” dancing crazy at the company holiday party leave many people feeling just a tad vulnerable about mixing a party with their professional life. The good news is that everyone can successfully navigate the party season with some planning ahead.

Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge - December Grand Opening

Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge - December Grand Opening

What Does OJ’s Bronco, A Whiskey Still, a Shooting Simulator, and Tennessee’s Electric Chair All Have in Common? They Are All Sharing a New Home!

Alcatraz East, a new crime museum, announces their grand opening in East Tennessee on December 16, 2016. The museum, which will give visitors the behind-the-scenes story to our nation’s crime history will be a must-see for all ages. Crime and investigation has always been a popular topic; from books, to television shows, and movies, people are intrigued with how crime happens and cases are solved. Now, these enthusiasts are in luck, with our nation’s history of crime, justice and the law enforcement coming together at Alcatraz East.

Former Prisoner of War Joins Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Honorary Advisory Board

Former Prisoner of War Joins Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Honorary Advisory Board

Boulder Crest Retreat for Military Veteran Wellness announces that Captain Charlie Plumb, U.S. Navy (retired), joins their honorary advisory board. Captain Plumb graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and went on to fly the F-4 Phantom jet on 74 successful combat missions over Vietnam. On his 75th mission, with only five days before he was to return home, Captain Plumb was shot down, captured, tortured, and imprisoned in an 8 x 8 foot cell, where he spent the next 2,103 days as a prisoner of war.