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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.

Military Zone to America -Two US Soldiers to Adopt Rescued Dogs from Middle East

Military Zone to America  -Two US Soldiers to Adopt Rescued Dogs from Middle East

While many people are familiar with the many U.S. soldiers serving in the Middle East, they are not aware of the dogs that often serve alongside them. Some of the dogs serve in official positions helping the military effort, while others are strays that the soldiers become attached to. Rather than having to leave those dogs behind, two U.S. soldiers will be adopting the dogs they have formed bonds with. The dogs will be transported from the military zone in the Middle East where they are stationed, and will be waiting for them upon their return back to the States, thanks to the work of Guardians of Rescue.

BASIS Independent McLean Introduces Students to the Art of Voting with Mascot Selection

BASIS Independent McLean Introduces Students to the Art of Voting with Mascot Selection

BASIS Independent McLean of McLean, Va., starting its inaugural year, is using the opportunity to vote on its first mascot as a chance to teach the students about the election process, in wake of the upcoming, much talked about presidential election. The process, led by head of school, Sean Aiken, will introduce ideas such delegate system and popular vote to discuss what mascot would best represent the school’s values. For more information about the school, go to http://mclean.basisindependent.com/.