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Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Join Make-A-Wish July 3 For A College Wish Come True At The New Britain Rock Cats Game

    Make-A-Wish Connecticut and the New Britain Rock Cats invite you to help send Wish Kid Taylor off to College in style! Taylor's wish was for Make-A-Wish to help with his college tuition next year, and to help him begin his future. Join us as we celebrate...
  • Going once...going twice... Dreamy auction to grant wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses

    The 16th annual "Dream Date Auction" won't be just fun and games; it will also deliver life-changing support for children throughout South Florida. While adults bid on extravagant date packages that feature the region's most eligible singles, money...
  • Riding a patriotic wave

    Riding a patriotic wave
    It's tough being the Statue of Liberty. Vanessa Butler learned that lesson her first year riding in the Old Glory Boat Parade. The Newport Beach resident joined family and friends in decorating a patriotic vessel, and with her tall stature, she proved a...
  • Finding a successful recipe to help youths

    Name: Nancy Singer Age: 63 Residence: Delray Beach Birthplace: Newark, N.J. Family: Husband, Stanley Singer; three sons, Gregory, Jason and Adam Singer; and seven grandchildren Career: Head hunter and restaurant owner Organization: The Milagro...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Special Wish Delivery Parade For "Princess Alonna"

    On Friday June 20, at 2 p.m., Princess Alonna and her sister Princess Skyler will be escorted by horse and carriage (shaped like a pumpkin!) around the outside of the Westfield Connecticut Post mall in Milford to greet crowds gathered in her honor....
  • Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton make 6-year-old's wish come true

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. While 6-year-old George Gring went through chemotherapy treatment, he and his father watched football highlights together in the hospital to pass the time. George liked watching Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton best. "He...
  • 'Star Wars' droid builders bring galaxy down to earth

    Most people just have cars, bikes and lawn mowers in their garage. George Westwater has a droid. As in R2-D2. As in "Star Wars." As in ..."Whoa! Where'd you get that thing?" With "Star Wars: Episode VII" now shooting, every tidbit of news about the...
  • Free car show, concert for Father's Day

    An expanded car show in Mizner Park synchronized with a free concert in the amphitheater that evening are planned to entice fathers and families to the Boca Raton dining, cultural and shopping complex on Father's Day Sunday. The annual Downtown Drive car...
  • Batman’s milestone year: 75 enduring images of the Dark Knight

     
    Has it really been 75 years since Gotham first saw the Bat? Seventy-five years of vengeance, brooding detective work and […]...
  • Registrar's office breaks down vote in La Cañada Flintridge

    Registrar's office breaks down vote in La Cañada Flintridge
    Of the 14,519 registered voters in La Cañada Flintridge, 2,856 cast ballots in Tuesday’s statewide primary election, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar’s Office. Of those local votes, 1,328 were mail-in ballots. La Cañadans gave...
  • La Cañada school board reveals goals for next three years

    School districts were given more of a say in how they spent state funds when Gov. Jerry Brown's Local Control Funding Formula model was passed into law in 2012, but that freedom didn't come without a few strings. The state identified several...
  • Longtime La Cañada librarian begins a new chapter

    Longtime La Cañada librarian begins a new chapter
    Kimberly-Ann Talbert has witnessed a lot of changes at the La Cañada Flintridge Library since she first arrived as a library aide on April 1, 1980. She came as a young woman who loved working with books and saw the library as a vital network of...