Archive | October, 2012

Six Tips for Talking to Children About Natural Disasters

New York, N.Y.  With the current devastation being experienced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, it is important to have some tips on how to speak to children about natural disasters. You may be surprised about how much your children know about what’s happening in the wider world and the kinds of misconceptions or concerns they [...]

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N.Y. Women’s Foundation 25th Anniversary Hosted By Connie Chung

New York, NY. The New York Women’s Foundation® (NYWF), led by President & CEO Ana L. Oliveira, celebrated their milestone 25th Anniversary and honored four, very special philanthropic leaders, Soledad O’Brien and her husband Brad Raymond, and Ginny Day and Sean Day, at their Fall Celebration: Improving the Lives of Women and Families in New [...]

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United Colors of Fashion Merging Glamour & Philanthropy

New York, N.Y.  The Museum of the City of New York was the location for United Colors Of Fashion’s logo, a Fashion Philanthropy organization, which aids charities for children living with HIV and AIDS and supports the arts and fashion education in New York, held their annual Benefit Gala: “Be Glamorous: Glamour Gives.” During the [...]

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John Rosselli Antiques hosts The Great American House Book Signing

New York, N.Y.  On October 9th there couldn’t have been a more fitting place to have the book signing of The Great American House: Tradition for the Way We Live Now, written by Gil Schafer III with foreword by Bunny Williams, than at John Rosselli Antiques, that treasure house of understated and ever so elegant house appointments [...]

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CIA Chief Awarded at Soldiers and Sailors Pierre Hotel Gala

New York, N.Y.  Although Rear Admiral Stephen Bleecker Luce founded the Naval War Academy in Newport, R.I. and my father served under General Patton, I have little connection to the military. Looking to improve my own insights, I attended my first Military Ball several years ago in the Grand Ballroom of the Pierre Hotel as [...]

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Akanksha Foundation Wows NYC Crowd

New York, N.Y.  The leader of India’s charter school movement, Akanksha Foundation, participated in the recent Clinton Global Initiative Conference for the second year in a row. Meeting after meeting this year I have heard ‘Haiti! Africa! India!’ Buzz about India often revolves around the Akanksha Foundation. Akanksha Foundation’s Vandana Goyal explained to those assembled the [...]

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Jim Luce on Veterans

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Museum of Technology, Art and Science on Roosevelt Island?

New York, N.Y. Cornell NYC Tech is headed to Roosevelt Island, New York City — ‘Silicon Island of the East.’  Architect Tadeusz Sudol of the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA) believes that there could be a New Museum of Technology, Art and Science (MOOTAS) on Roosevelt Island as well.  A RIVAA Gallery exhibition has just [...]

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Much Ado Over the Freedom to Love–LGBT bias rears ugly head over upcoming Pink Dot event in Singapore

Film: Cameroon’s Response to ‘Born This Way’

‘Children of the Night’ Focuses on Human Sex Trafficking in U.S.

Trip into Rural Haiti to Visit “Little Miss Moses”

Step Forward For Orphans Day Held in Washington

Curiator: What is the Art You Care About?