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5th Annual Schwartz Memorial Plunge

  5th Annual Schwartz Memorial Plunge WHO: EOD Warrior Foundation WHAT:      5th Annual Schwartz Memorial Plunge The 5th Annual Schwartz Memorial Plunge is an annual event to celebrate and honor the life of TSgt Matthew Schwartz and benefit the EOD Warrior Foundation. Participants will plunge into the frigid waters of Sloan’s Lake at Lion’s Park […]

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US Economy Grew at Strong 3.5 pct. Annual Rate Last Quarter.

New York, N.Y. The U.S. economy grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the July-September quarter, the fastest pace in two years and more than the government had previously estimated. But the growth spurt isn’t expected to last. The gain in the gross domestic product, the economy’s total output of goods and services, came […]

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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. Note that […]

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Photo of the Day – Nov. 17, 2016

United Nations Orchestra in Geneva Honours Secretary-General A musical tribute to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was performed by the UN Orchestra in Geneva. Maxim Vengerov, violinist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, participated in the mostly-Tchaikovsky concert, which took place at Geneva’s Victoria Hall and was attended by approximately 1,500 persons, including the President of the State Council […]

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Photo of the Day – Nov. 10, 2016

Brazilian Mural for UN General Assembly Lobby Last year, the United Nations accepted an offer of the Government of Brazil to provide two large murals for the delegates’ lobby of the General Assembly building. The murals, a gift of the Brazilian Government, have been designed by the famous Brazilian artist, Mr. Candido Portinari, and will […]

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Elephants Kneel to Pay Respect to Late Thai King Bhumibol

Bangkok, Thailand Eleven elephants from Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya knelt in respect for the country’s late king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, during a procession in Bangkok on Tuesday.                                                           […]

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Celebrity Chefs to Convene at the 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival

Photo Credit: Joey Hernandez

There are few annual events that get me as excited as the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival—a week-long extravaganza showcasing the best of San Diego’s flourishing food scene and the talented chefs (and other skilled food and beverage purveyors) that make it all happen. As one of the largest wine and food events […]

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Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found – in Small Town New Jersey!

Freehold, N.J. Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting each year with the South Asian Performing Arts Festival and the South Asian Literary Festival, I have had my share of Indian food… Imagine my surprise this week when I discovered […]

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‘Give Kids a Smile Program’ for New York CIty Kids, Uplifting Humanity

Animal Rescue Group Takes On Dogs Being Left Out in the Cold

Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

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Planning Ahead – Four Fun-Filled Ways to Help EOD Veterans in 2017

5th Annual Schwartz Memorial Plunge

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