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Dallas,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 10, 2017 - In advance of PowerTalk 21 Day on April 21st and during Alcohol Awareness Month this April, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide® are equipping parents with Power of Parents® resources needed to have conversations with their teens, especially before special occasions, such as prom, about the dangers and consequences of teen drinking. Read more
shared parenting
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 31, 2017 - As of March 27th 2017 the 85th Texas legislature has introduced 8420 bills, statistically about half will be passed into law. According to Legiscan the third most viewed and followed bill is HB453, better known as the “equal parenting bill”. HB453 would put an end to the current presumption that, after parents separate or divorce, a child should live primarily with one parent, and visit the other parent a few times a month making the other parent a visitor in the child's life. Instead, the presumption would be that the child should spend an equal amount of time with both parents. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 30, 2017 - An estimated 1 in 5 traffic crashes in Texas is caused by distracted driving, and the problem is getting worse. As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Talk, Text, Crash” campaign to remind drivers to stay focused on the road. Read more
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - Danni Zhou, a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected as the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation’s 2017 News Fellow. Read more
Illinois Reads
Normal,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) December 6, 2016 - With the formal launch of the 2017 Illinois Reads initiative a matter of months away, the Illinois Reading Council and Illinois Reads Honorary Chairman, Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White, have announced the book titles for the 2017 “ILLINOIS READS” initiative. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) November 21, 2016 - The traveling exhibition titled: Continuum the Art Work of Michael Dunbar in the Sculptural Tradition, captures a diverse artistic reflection of the history of sculpture through the ages. This exceptional showcase, has 31 distinctive pedestal size sculptures representing a historic overview of sculpture. Included in the exhibit are 17 recent bronze sculptures from Dunbar’s Machinist Studies series that makes a statement about the ‘Continuum’ of contemporary sculpture. This collection enlightens viewers on the vast perspectives and innovations artists contribute to the history and legacy of grand sculpture. Read more
Denver7 Holiday Heroes
Denver,Colorado (PR MediaRelease) November 14, 2016 - Families in need across the Colorado Front Range will have nutritious food this holiday season thanks to local holiday heroes. The Denver7 Holiday Heroes is a holiday donation campaign made possible by a new partnership between Denver7, Whole Foods Markets, Security Service Federal Credit Union, Food Bank of the Rockies and Community Food Share. Read more
Baltimore, MD, Oct. 28, 2016 – Halloween has proven to be one of the deadliest holidays of the year for traffic fatalities, according to data issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The data states that October 31 is one of the most dangerous nights of the year because 52% of traffic fatalities involve drunk driving. Read more
It Can Wait
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania (PR MediaRelease) October 14, 2016 - The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA), the PNA Foundation, Pennsylvania’s newspapers, and AT&T are joining together for the third-consecutive year to host an “It Can Wait” editorial contest to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Read more