Month: October 2016

$500 Art Scholarship Offered for Phoenix Area High School Students by Local Author

High School Students in Phoenix and Suburbs can apply to win the $500 scholarship and be named illustrator for a children’s book. Gilbert, AZ, October 26, 2016 /PressReleasePing/ – Local author, Bob Wilson, is pleased to announce a $500 scholarship for High School Art Students in Phoenix and the surrounding suburbs. For the Jumpstart Your Art Scholarship, three finalists will be selected. The winner will receive $500 and be named the illustrator for the print version of Wilson’s children’s book: Woody Two Shoes. The other finalists will receive $75 each. The deadline for entry is November 30, 2016. There is a $5 entry fee. “I am thrilled to offer this scholarship for local high school art students as a way to get their art out there by becoming the illustrator of a children’s book. They get the exposure, experience and the scholarship monies. I get to help an aspiring artist showcase their work and lend their talents to my story,” says Wilson. The application form and guidelines are located at: http://bobwilsonsolutions.com/art-scholarship/ Press Contact: Bob Wilson Author, Coach and Trainer Bob Wilson Solutions 1297 S Owl Drive Gilbert, AZ 85296 480-710-0340...

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Kensington Locking Kits Help Protect Valuable Computing Equipment in Bolivian Public Libraries Serving Children and Families

Locking kits and other resources provided by outside support helps equip libraries with digital assets that enhance educational opportunities for youth in El Alto, Bolivia San Mateo, CA, October 26, 2016 – Kensington®, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice for 35 years, today announced that its Desktop PC & Peripheral Locking Kits are being used to protect computing resources that are part of the Senkata Library Network in Bolivia, also known as the Bolivia Library Project. The libraries are equipped with Internet-connected computers and computer resource training to provide improved educational opportunities for children and families of the Senkata parishes, while Kensington’s Locking Kits keep computers and peripheral accessories locked safely together to protect against theft or damage. The Bolivia Library Project was founded in 1997 as a network of parish libraries that supports the Bolivian youth of the Senkata parishes of San Francisco de Asis and Santa Clara as they strive to improve student access to online educational resources in their existing parish libraries. Chris Edmundson, who works for the University of Colorado at Denver, became involved through his parish with the plight of the Bolivian students and their need for digital education resources. “These Bolivian youth see education as an opportunity to help pull their families out of poverty and to improve their...

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Artlightenment Festival Releases 2016 Schedule

Organizers have just released the schedule for Artlightenment, an annual film and art festival which takes place at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre Nashville. Nashville, TN, October 26, 2016 /PressReleasePing/ – Nashville is a city for the arts. While it goes by the name Music City, there is a wide variety of art beyond music that residents partake in: film, design, photography, fashion, sculpting, painting, and more. And for the past seven years, these art forms have all come to light in one explosive event: the annual Artlightenment film and art festival. Artlightenment 2016 will see its eighth year of the festival which continues to grow and change while inviting even greater participation from the community. Organizers of the event have just released the schedule for this year, beginning with a pre-show workshop for artists titled “Selling your Art with Social Media and Traditional Methods,” on October 30 from 1-3pm. The opening for the art show is November 5 from 6-10pm, and will have over 35 artists displaying their artwork. Among them will be featured artist and legendary painter Jim Warren, one of the most versatile and successful artists living today. The whimsically surreal and amazingly unique creations he paints have inspired artists from around the world. Winning a Grammy Award for his cover art of Bob Seger’s “Against the Wind” album, Warren has also painted portraits of...

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Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation Launches Event in NYC

Doctors Lab New York launches Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation in NYC on October 22, 2016. Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation is a 3 in 1 foundation product that covers acne, scars and tattoos. New York, NY, October 25, 2016 /PressReleasePing/ – Doctors Lab New York, a clinical skin care company based in Seoul, S. Korea launched Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation in NYC at Soho’s Cliqk Studios. Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation is a 3 in 1 cover up product that provides the functions of a Foundation, Concealer and BB Cream. As the K Beauty industry, has become a trend worldwide, Doctors Lab New York wanted to create a product that could offer as many functions as possible in 1 product. When it comes to make up, the term “cover up” is used to explain how efficiently one’s face could be covered. Normally, the cover up process has several steps, you would have to apply moisturizer, foundation, concealer, bb cream then finishing touches with lipstick, blush etc. Applying each layer of make up can be very time consuming, so Doctors Lab New York created a product that was time and cost efficient. Not only does Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation provide a powerful cover up, it also helps fight wrinkles, has an SPF of 25 and 7 key skin care ingredients such as Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid, Elastin, Retinol, Vitamin C, Ceramid and Amino...

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LA County Fire Department Washing Wheelchairs at the LA Wheelchair Wash Festival in honor of National Disabilities Awareness Month

Today is the Familia Unida 13th annual Los Angeles Wheelchair Wash Festival. The LA County Fire Department is among hundreds of volunteers that will be washing wheelchairs. Los Angeles, CA, October 24, 2016 /PressReleasePing/ – The Familia Unida 13th annual Wheelchair Wash Festival takes place this Sunday at the East Los Angeles Civic Center. Festivities kick off with a red carpet ceremony beginning at 10am in celebration of national disabilities awareness month. Admission is free and includes lunch. Come get your wheelchair washed, waxed, and tuned up. Hundreds of volunteers are in attendance washing wheelchairs and providing additional services at no costs such as haircuts, manicures, makeovers, massages, children’s activities, community resources, and much more! Live entertainment throughout the event to feature performers celebrating life through music and dance. Familia Unida Wheelchair Wash Festival Free Admission. Wheelchair Wash Festival – Hosted by Familia Unida When: Sunday – October 23 2016 Admission: FREE and includes lunch Time: 10am-6pm Location: East LA Civic Center 4801 East 3rd St. 90022 More info: 323-418-2667 Event Highlights You Dont Want to Miss: Red Carpet Roll Ceremony @10am Rolling through the red carpet! Familia Unida will release 20 doves during the opening ceremony to commemorate the 20th year anniversary of the non-profit agency the hosts the annual event. The hallmark organization will also pay tribute the community served and bring awareness to disabilities month. Attendees...

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