Grades 9-12 – Apply to Be a Dreamer For Disney Dreamers Academy! #DDA2015

The application process has officially begun for the 2015 Disney Dreamers Academy. Potential Dreamers may apply for a chance to be one of 100 students selected to participate in the program. Students must be between the ages of 13-19, live in the United States and be enrolled in high school grades 9-12 when applying. Disney seeks students with a winning combination of attributes that reflect strong character, a positive attitude and the persistence to take … Continue reading

Jack Miller, 9-Year-Old Inspiration for the Colorado State Rams gets Upper Deck Trading Card!

Upper Deck has joined forces with the Friends of Jaclyn charity to shine a light on some of the incredible children who have been the inspiration for collegiate teams throughout the nation by creating trading cards of them with their respective teams. Upper Deck is excited to announce the first trading card from a member of the charity will be of Jack Miller, a 9-year-old who has been battling brain tumors over the past six … Continue reading

Scholarships Available to Teens for Meaningful Summer Travel Experiences!

You might remember me telling you about ARCC program for those young people wanting to take a break before attending College. Well they have a great program for Teens and monetary assistance is available to young teens who have a yen to travel and be a force for positive change this summer…..   Founder’s Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 per student will be applied to program tuitions for students who meet criteria outlined by … Continue reading

Celebrate National Park Week (April 19-27)!

It’s April and National Park Week (April 19-27) is almost here! This is our country’s biggest celebration of national parks.  As you know, there is no better time to help your national parks. Your gift will help support America’s majestic and historic national parks like Crater Lake National Park and Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. Together, we can: • Protect: Protect America’s treasured places through grants that restore our land, save our history and preserve … Continue reading

April 19, 1995- Surviving The Past! The Youngest Victims!

Sometimes I can’t decide if writing my annual post gets harder or easier each year. Writing it brings back such emotion, even 19 years later. So today, as I try to put this post together, I am going to tell you how I feel. I feel sadness, anger, and devastating loss that the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building caused. I also feel pride in determination, heroic efforts, and sheer courage of the … Continue reading

Disneynature’s BEARS in theatres Friday, April 18th! #DisneynatureBears

Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” gives you a year in the life of a bear family as two young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting—but risky—as the cubs’ playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat … Continue reading

Rest Your Head at Branson Lodge At The Falls! Celebratin’ in Branson Trip!

If you have been reading the pre-trip posts for my Celebratin’ in Branson trip, you know I have a rather memorable, hysterical, and busy schedule. So the real important aspect of my trip is where I will lay my head on this 3 night/4 day journey of fun.  Well, I gave the great folks at Branson’s Lodge at the Falls a call and they fixed me right up at a fantastic price. Lodge at the … Continue reading