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Lisa Beth Miller is the Entertaining & Weddings Editor for Miss A. She has been involved in the wedding industry for several years. Lisa is a bridal consultant and director of marketing and public relations for Blush Bridal Boutique and an event designer at Main Street Weddings, both local wedding businesses. In this capacity, Lisa writes the blog, website copy, and promotional materials for these businesses and assists with event planning. She was formerly a bridal consultant and did marketing and public relations work for A Formal Affair Bridal and Formalwear Boutique and was the creator of their Bridal University workshops. Additionally, Lisa teaches English, journalism, and photojournalism classes at Liberty High School in Bealeton, Virginia. She advises the school's award-winning publications, Talon yearbook and Patriot Press newspaper. As junior class sponsor, she also assists in planning Liberty's prom. Lisa has written several published articles. These include an article about advising student publications for Accents (Southern Interscholastic Press Association’s journal),an article about the royal wedding for Northern Virginia Magazine, an article about local proms for Warrenton Lifestyle magazine, and four stories about wedding planning and wedding fashion for the 2012 Northern Virginia Bridal Guide. Lisa holds an undergraduate degree in English and journalism education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and a graduate degree in education and library science from Longwood University.

UNICEF Launches New Kid Power Program, Empowering American Youth to Get Active and Save Lives around the World

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UNICEF has announced the launch of UNICEF Kid Power, an innovative child health initiative that encourages elementary school-age kids in the United States to get physically active in order to help save the lives of their peers in developing countries. Kicking off in New York, Boston and Dallas in March 2015, the month-long initiative […]

NetHope Expands Support For Ebola Fight In West Africa

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NetHope, a consortium of 42 leading international humanitarian organizations and one of Cisco’s nonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partners, recently announced a partnership with Facebook, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Cisco, EveryLayer, and Inveneo to expand their support for effective communications capabilities to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and promote sustainable […]

Toys”R”Us Expands Partnership With Special Olympics

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Toys”R”Us® has announced a significant expansion of its ongoing support of Special Olympics and pledged its continued leadership in advocating for children of all abilities around the world. With a $1.25 million commitment from the Toys”R”Us Children’s Fund, the company will serve as a sponsor of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, which will […]

Domino’s Partners With National Fire Protection Association For Fire Safety

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Domino’s Pizza is using daylight saving time and pizza boxes to encourage people to protect themselves from home fires. The recognized world leader in pizza delivery, along with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is reminding customers to change their smoke alarm batteries when they change their clocks. Domino’s will utilize its pizza boxes […]

David’s Bridal To Partner With Bright Pink

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As the nation’s leading bridal and special occasion authority, David’s Bridal is honored to outfit a woman for the many milestones in her life, most notably her wedding day. To help encourage customers to be proactive about their health as they plan their future, David’s Bridal is proud to partner with Bright Pink®, a […]

Bacardi Launches Global Sustainability Initiative

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Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, improved upon its environmental efficiencies, launched a global sustainability initiative with industry-first goals, increased engagement with responsible suppliers, and made substantial strides in responsible marketing programs.

“We believe that with responsible management of both social and environmental impacts, Bacardi will be an even better […]

Dove and Twitter Ask Women to #speakbeautiful

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Women and girls now live in a world of nonstop digital conversation. Social media platforms are environments where women are sometimes bombarded with messages that are hurtful and destructive to their self-esteem and confidence. In fact, new Dove research reveals that 8 out of 10 women encounter negative comments on social media that critique […]

AT&T Gives $2.25 Million To Khan Academy For New Mobile Learning Solution

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Mobile technology is transforming the way that teachers teach and students learn. To enable anytime, anywhere learning for people across the world, AT&T is contributing $2.25 million to Khan Academy.

The majority of the contribution supports the non-profit leader’s enhanced mobile platform that includes this new, personal and interactive app. This free online library […]

Kenneth Cole Collaborates with Haitian Artisans on Handcrafted Sandals to Support the Haitian Community

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Designer and activist Kenneth Cole recently announced the launch of a limited-edition sandal collaboration with Haitian artisans tied to the five year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake. On a recent visit to Haiti, Kenneth visited the Deux Mains sandal workshop — a grassroots social enterprise that uses upcycled tires and locally sourced leathers to […]

Wendy’s National Frosty Key Tag Program Raises Millions To Help Foster Children Via Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption

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What a sweet way to start the New Year! Wendy’s has announced the launch of its second annual National Frosty Key Tag Program. For $1, Wendy’s customers can buy a Frosty Key Tag that gets them a free Jr. Frosty with every purchase during 2015, while supplies last. Ninety cents from every dollar […]

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