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Meet Global Advisor, Richard Allen Ph.D.

New York, N.Y. Film scholar, Hitchcock expert, Philosopher, Writer, Professor, Dean; these are the things that make up Richard Allen. Richard Allen was born and raised in England. Richard majored in philosophy and politics as an undergraduate where he was inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and ran the Oxford University Film Society for a […]

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Meet Molly McCloskey, C.E.O. & President of Operation Respect

New York, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in June 1967, Molly McCloskey always had a passion for helping others. Her grandmother, Gen McCloskey, was an advocate for women rights. In or outside of her church, Molly’s grandmother was committed to equal rights and opportunities for all people. Grandma Gen stood always for compassion, impacting Molly’s life tremendously. […]

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Meet Esther Yang Executive Director of Super Happy Healthy Kids

New York, N.Y. Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Esther always had a passion for helping others and even a stronger desire to educated herself. Her educational journey started in Indonesia but after becoming a teenager she moved to the United States, something that would change her life forever. A change that brought a combination of excitement […]

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Toastmasters Gave a Humanitarian Courage

How TI gave a humanitarian the courage to transform the world’s orphanages

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Architect Gina Pollara Named President of Municipal Art Society

New York, N.Y. Gina Pollara, architect, author, and urban designer, has been appointed President of The Municipal Art Society (MAS), effective immediately, it was announced today by Frederick Iseman, Chairman of the MAS Board of Directors. “We are deeply pleased to name Gina Pollara our next President after a long and thorough hunt for a suitable […]

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I Married a Munster: Review of ‘My Life with Grandpa Al Lewis’

New York, N.Y.  Al Lewis was one of the most recognized entertainers of all time. He was best known for his character Grampa Munster. Al was the comic genius behind “The Munsters” which aired 72 episodes from 1964-1966. Previous to that, he played Officer Leo Schaunser in “Car 54 Where Are You?” over 44 episodes between 1961-1963. How […]

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Gender-Bender British Rock Icon David Bowie Dies at 69

British rock music legend David Bowie has died. On Friday, the iconic musician turned 69 and released Blackstar, his 25th album. Inventive to the end, Bowie mixed rock and jazz on the album, which critics hailed as his best work in years. David Bowie performing in Chicago 2002. Photo: Adam Bielawski/Wikipedia. His Facebook and Twitter accounts say he […]

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Jonathan Reckford, C.E.O., Leads Habitat for Humanity

New York, N.Y. I met Jonathan T.M. Reckford this fall when Habitat for Humanity International (LINK) invited several foundations, including the Ford Foundation and our own foundation to meet with him and hear about Habitat’s good works around the workd – and get involved. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter (right) and Habitat for Humanity International […]

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3rd Annual Healing Heroes Ride Scheduled for October 1, 2016

At One Year, The Bauer Fund Raises Cash, Awareness and Random Acts of Kindness

Great Gets for a Killer Cookout

Courtesy Char-Broil

Six Cool Summer Travel Solutions

Courtesy Daniela Degrassi

Meet Global Advisor, Richard Allen Ph.D.

Sweet Generation: Inter-Generational Dialogue on the Local Level