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“Guitar of Hope,” Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Miley Cyrus

RR Auction is proud to include a celebrity signed “Guitar of Hope,” in its upcoming music themed sale, Marvels of Modern Music auction next week.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Voting Open for the 2014 Jean Banchet Awards
Nominations for the highly coveted Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence are now open for voting by the general public. The Jean Banchet Awards is the only Chicago-based awards presentation that recognizes and rewards culinary originality and talent in the Chicagoland area.
 
 
 
Ambassador Judy Heumann and David Scott celebrate the "Champions of Change"

Washington, DC. Today the White House celebrated inclusive employment with a "Champions of Change" event. The official White House event recognized leaders who are making a positive impact on employment for people with disabilities. Longtime leading institutions such as the USBLN, Kessler Foundation, government officials, Manpower, Walgreens and others were in attendance. So too were longtime leaders such as Ambassador Judy Heumann, Andy Imparato and others.

White House Recognizes Importance of Jobs for People with Disabilities
Washington, DC. Today the White House celebrated inclusive employment with a "Champions of Change" event. The official White House event recognized leaders who are making a positive impact on employment for people with disabilities. Longtime leading institutions such as the USBLN, Kessler Foundation, government officials, Manpower, Walgreens and others were in attendance.
Chicago Match Race STORRS WINS CMRC AUTUMN INVITATIONAL DOUBLEHEADER
In an impressive display of consistent match racing performance, Connecticut-based David Storrs has turned in not one but two back-to-back winning results at the Chicago Match Race Center's Grade 3 Autumn Invitational A and B events held over October 9-12th. With help from US One team members Taylor Canfield, Brian Janney & Hayden Goodrick, Storrs first bested a field of six teams in the A event held Thursday and Friday, then came back to win again in the B event held over Saturday and Sunday among a field of 8 teams.
“BEYOND CANDID WITH GIULIANA: HOPE, STRENGTH & COURAGE”

In the United States, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime.  Despite these terrifying statistics, there is hope.  In the latest installment of “Beyond Candid,” breast cancer survivor and research advocate Giuliana Rancic sits down for two very personal and intimate interviews with fellow survivors and entertainment colleagues, Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach and former E!

The cast of “The Walking Dead” visit Larry King on the “Larry King Now”

The cast of “The Walking Dead” visit Larry King on the Emmy nominated series  “Larry King Now” to talk about the upcoming explosive season, how they would fare in an actual zombie apocalypse and their thoughts on how the show will end.

Glee Gum Introduces the First 100% Natural Gum Pops

Just in time for Halloween, Verve, Inc., the producer of Glee Gum and Make Your Own Candy Kits, debuts the first and only 100% natural gum pops—hard candy lollipops with ooey, gooey, bubblegum centers. The limited release, special edition pack of 10 Glee Gum Pops is a sweet alternative to conventional Halloween treats. 

WOMEN IN SCIENCE
Tracey Holloway was a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University in 2002, Ph.D. from Princeton University freshly in hand,     when she and five colleagues teamed up to create an informal support network for other women in their field.

“We wanted to provide an environment to connect with women at a similar level, to share experiences and share advice,” says Holloway, now a professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Hershey's Cocalink Program Improving Lives of Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers

To honor public-private partnerships (P3s) that are improving communities around the world, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships, in partnership with Concordia and the Darden School of Business, announced the winner for the P3 Impact Award.

The Hershey company took the award with their Cocoalink program. Cocoalink is a mobile technology service that delivers timely farming, social and marketing information to cocoa farmers in 15 communities in western Ghana to improve incomes and livelihoods. The other nominees for the award included:

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