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| American Institute of Architects Selects KKE as National Honoree for its Diversity Recognition Program
KKE Architects is one of 12 national honorees of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA’s) first annual Diversity Recognition Program. KKE was selected for its Architectural Youth Program, an after-school educational outreach and mentorship program dedicated to ensuring that high-school students from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds achieve an appreciation of architecture and related design fields. Introduced in KKE’s headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn. 14 years ago, the AYP has flourished under the sponsorship and leadership of KKE, and has impacted the lives of more than 300 culturally diverse high school students, including students of color, young women, and those who might not otherwise be exposed to the design arts.
Wal-Mart Supports California Troops and their Families this Christmas
Wal-Mart names 15 stores in Southern California to serve as drop-off locations for “Operation Christmas for Our Troops & Their Families” through Sunday, December 21, 2008, collecting new, unwrapped toys, new or used DVDs, diapers, calling cards and other donations to support local California active-duty and reserve military and their families.
No More Genocide; Power of the Internet Used to Expose War Criminals
In a week when The European Union says there is clear evidence of war crimes being committed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a new web site is launched that is dedicated to exposing war criminals. War Crimes TV is spreading awareness of gross violations of human rights.
Christmas Concert in Newport Beach to Feature Grammy Award-winner Janine Wynn and UCIs Men in Blaque
The Newport Beach Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents its annual free Christmas Concert for the community on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Special guest performers include Grammy award-winner Janine Wynn and the Men in Blaque from the University of California, Irvine (UCI). The entire family is invited. The program will last a little over an hour but it is suggested that attendees arrive early as there is no reserved seating.
KTGY Designers Swirl Through the Evening at South Coast Plaza to Create a Refreshing Treat With Over 1,500 Cans
KTGY won an award for its design "You’ve Been Soft Served" in Orange County's 1st annual CANstruction design/build competition at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif. KTGY designed a colorful soft serve ice cream cone comprised of 1,521 Trader Joe's canned food items. The judges commented on KTGY's good use of labels, clever structure, cute name and great colors. The CANstruction design/build competition serves as a canned food drive to support the Orange County Food Bank, which services more than 450,000 Orange County residents that are food insecure.
Sport Clips-Ontario Mills to Host Block Party & Fundraiser to Benefit the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Efforts
Sport Clips will host a Block Party and Fundraiser on Sept. 20, 2008, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, to directly benefit the American Red Cross. All donations received from the event will benefit the relief efforts provided by the American Red Cross to assist displaced hurricane victims of the 2008 Hurricane Season. The event is expected to draw more than 5,000 people. Located across the street from the Ontario Mills in the Mills Circle Shopping Center, Sport Clips and its co-sponsors, which include several tenants from the shopping center, will provide a variety of fun and exciting activities for all ages, including big names in entertainment, free food, AND lots of give-aways!
New Book Shares Real Stories of Coping, Living with Alzheimer's
Caregivers now have another resource to learn how to cope with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or memory loss. Monica Vest Wheeler has written 'Alzheimer's, Dementia & Memory Loss: Straight Talk for Families & Caregivers," and relates advice from real families coping with loved ones diagnosed with these neurological diseases.
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On June 11, 2008, Conversations with Cops at the Watering Hole will feature an interview with Retired NYPD Detective and former member of the NYPD Emergency Services Unit, Alan Sheppard.