Archive for October, 2010
A month ago Prestige Academy, an all boys middle school in Delaware, hosted an event “Shoot for the Stars,” put on by current and former professional athletes, who are on a mission to help save and improve the lives of young people.
Dozens of kids and parents showed up to hear and meet athletes such as retired Philadelphia 76′er Wali Jones, and Soccer star David Bascome of Bermuda. They talked about staying in school, finding mentors, respecting parents, believing in dreams, making good choices, solving conflicts peacefully, planning for future success and giving back to their community.
All of these topics More >
Hey Daisy, talk about creative, Apple just launched a new edition of their iLife software for the Mac that includes an iMovie video editing program.
This could be really neat when you want to make a presentation dealing with one of your projects. You can create a short movie trailer with video clips that look good enough to play on the big screen.
Inside the software you can choose from 15 trailer templates including action, adventure, blockbuster or comedy. You then find video clips that you want to use and import them into iMovie. Then once your clips are More >
Daisy, I started doing more research on tennis charity events and I found a couple more coming up over the next two months.
This one by Chris Evert is being held at the Delray Beach Tennis Center in Delray Beach, Florida on November 5 — 7th. The two day event will have Pro-Celebrity tennis, a Cocktail Party, Tennis with Evert and friends at the Pro-Amateur and a Pro-Celebrity Gala. The Gala will also host a live auction.
Last year this event raised $700,000 for a campaign against drug abuse and child neglect in Florida. Chris Evert started More >
The LA TImes and USA Today recently reported that First Lady Michelle Obama honored 15 after-school and out-of-school programs with the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award. At the ceremony Mrs. Obama spoke these encouraging words:
“You’ve seen how the arts and humanities can broaden their horizons and help them discover a talent or a mission or a sense of purpose that they never knew they had.”
Sounds just like our Daisy Button Club motto. As Daisy always reminds us, by exploring our talents we learn about ourselves and discover what passions drive us to More >