Thursday, December 31, 2009

Pennies for Peace Author Inspires 7 Year Old!

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Today, we learned about an industrious young boy in Montana who has been collecting pennies to help build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan after being given a copy of "Three Cups of Tea" by author - and the boy's neighbor - Greg Mortenson. To read this inspiring and heart-warming article, visit:    http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2009/12/14/news/099giving.txt

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Dave Mathews to Play Benefit for Jane Goodall Institute

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Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds will perform a benefit for our friends at the Jane Goodall Institute on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at D.A.R. Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. The benefit concert is part of a year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Jane Goodall's work. Throughout the 50th anniversary year, the Jane Goodall Institute will celebrate Dr. Goodall's illustrious career, the rich legacy of the Gombe research in Tanzania, East Africa and the many answers Gombe has yet to reveal.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Financial Times' Martin Wolf Addresses Delegates at Citi-FT Conference

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Our Annual Citi-FT Financial Education Summit in Singapore was well-attended and broke new ground in addressing the inherent woes and opportunities of financial Literacy.  The Financial Times' Martin Wolf, among other featured speakers, addressed 250 delegates in attendance and he was quoted as a part of a news piece we think you may find interesting about the conference and financial education: 

Thursday, December 10, 2009

PeaceJam 2009 Winners on CBS News

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PeaceJam - whose mission it is to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody - continues to make progress throughout the world and in our local communities. Recently, Ponderosa High School was awarded the first PeaceJam Hero Award, and the presentation was captured on camera in a news piece featured on a local CBS affiliate.


To learn more about PeaceJam, visit: PeaceJam.org