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19:19 ET Georgia Captures 6th PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental over New Jersey 6 ½-5 ½

With Olympic gold medalist Kerri Strug looking on, undefeated Georgia vaulted to the mountain top of PGA Jr. League as national champions with a...


Nov 18, 2017, 16:00 ET The National Council Of Teachers Of English (NCTE) Announces Winners Of Prestigious Book Awards At 107th Annual Convention

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) today announced the winners of two of their prestigious awards for children's books at their...


Nov 17, 2017, 20:57 ET BYUtv to Debut Primetime Family Game Show, Just Like Mom and Dad

BYUtv today announced plans to co-produce a new game show titled Just Like Mom and Dad. Produced in association with marblemedia and YES TV in...


Nov 17, 2017, 19:05 ET Storkcraft Named America's Most Recommended™ Baby Furniture by Women

The Women's Choice Award is delighted to honor Storkcraft for earning the 2018 Women's Choice Award® as America's Most Recommended™ Baby Furniture....


Nov 17, 2017, 17:50 ET "Wonder" Fans Experience New Movie in Hollywood Style

Seven fans of the novel-turned-movie Wonder experienced its opening in Hollywood style thanks to the expert artists at XanderLyn Salon in...


Nov 17, 2017, 16:52 ET NFL hosts PLAY 60 All-Ability event at Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Mexico

To ensure all kids have an equal opportunity to be active, the National Football League (NFL) teamed up with Shriners Hospitals for Children® —...


Nov 17, 2017, 13:06 ET Don't Play with Toy Safety: CPSC Tips for Safe Gifts

As the nation enters the busy holiday season, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is issuing a reminder about toy safety. "Toy...


Nov 17, 2017, 12:00 ET Barbie And Crayola Partner On New Product Line

Today, Barbie and Crayola announced a new product line, combining the No. 1 fashion doll with the No. 1 worldwide producer of arts and crafts...


Nov 17, 2017, 10:45 ET TIMEX® Time Machines™ Is The Award-Winning App That Teaches Your Children How To Tell Time

TIMEX®, a global leader in watchmaking for over 160 years, in collaboration with Scholastic, launched the TIMEX® Time Machines™ program, which...


Nov 17, 2017, 10:35 ET Chubb Charity Challenge Golf Tournament Raises $903,700 in Charity Donations

Out of 46 participating teams, winning team raises $50,000 for EDMARC Hospice for Children Chubb announced today that the 18th annual Chubb...


Nov 17, 2017, 10:10 ET Vitamin Angels Sets Goal to Reach 200,000 Children with Lifesaving Vitamins Starting on #GivingTuesday

Vitamin Angels, a 501(c)3 public charity who helps malnourished mothers and children get life-saving vitamins, is kicking off its year-end campaign...


Nov 17, 2017, 03:00 ET A l’occasion de la journee mondiale de la prematurite, Pampers rappelle son engagement en faveur des nouveau-nes prematures avec une nouvelle gamme de couches specialement conçues pour repondre a leurs besoins specifiques

Chaque année, environ 60 000 naissances prématurées sont recensées en France, des chiffres en constante hausse depuis 15 ans. Dans ce contexte,...


Nov 16, 2017, 19:34 ET Judges Surprise Students In Class Revealing They Are Top 20 Finalists In The Burns & McDonnell Battle Of The Brains Competiton

After reviewing a record number of submissions, judges chose a unique way to tell 20 student teams they are finalists in the Burns & McDonnell...


Nov 16, 2017, 17:52 ET Yukon Mining Alliance to Present $50,000 Cheque to Make-A-Wish Foundation from 2017 Dig Deep Fundraiser

WHITEHORSE, YT, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Yukon miners Dig Deep for Yukon minors. The Yukon Mining Alliance ("YMA") is excited to announce a...


Nov 16, 2017, 17:49 ET MacCutcheon Family's Gift Continues Legacy of Supporting Children with Congenital Heart Disease

With a $2 million gift from James A. "Jim" MacCutcheon and his family, Children's National Health System has established the MacCutcheon Family...


Nov 16, 2017, 15:45 ET No juegue con la seguridad de los juguetes: consejos de la CPSC sobre regalos seguros

En este comienzo de la agitada temporada de fiestas en el país, la Comisión de Seguridad de Productos del Consumidor de EE.UU. (U.S. Consumer...


Nov 16, 2017, 14:30 ET Tennessee Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Students at Southside Elementary School in Lebanon, Tennessee, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing...


Nov 16, 2017, 13:07 ET Road Scholar Experience Spans Four Generations For Trailblazing Grandmother

As Thanksgiving and the holiday season approaches, thoughts turn to family and long-standing traditions. At Road Scholar, the holiday season offers...


Nov 16, 2017, 12:54 ET Power of Fathers Program Named a Mutual of America 2017 Community Partnership Award Winner

Mutual of America announced today that Power of Fathers was named an Honorable Mention award recipient of its 2017 Community Partnership...


Nov 16, 2017, 12:23 ET Hasbro to Match Donations to Toys for Tots to Help Bring Joy to More Families in Need this Holiday Season

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program and global play and entertainment company, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced today a new...


Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 ET 2017 Holiday Gift Guide From Scholastic Highlights What Kids Want In Books

Children's book experts at Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, have created a printable,...


Nov 16, 2017, 11:25 ET National Children's Chorus Commences 2017/2018 Season: Building Bridges

The National Children's Chorus of the United States (NCC), one of the world's leading treble choirs, proudly announces Season 2017/2018 entitled...


Nov 16, 2017, 11:00 ET 10 Great Hearts Academies Students Recognized as National Merit Semifinalists

Great Hearts Academies, Arizona's largest not-for-profit charter school network, had 10 students who were recognized as National Merit...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:26 ET Luis Fonsi, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Aniston, Alejandra Espinoza, Adamari Lopez y Laurie Hernandez se unen a Marlo Thomas para la 14a campaña anual Thanks And Giving® de St. Jude

En esta temporada de fiestas, Luis Fonsi, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Aniston, Michael Strahan, y Jimmy Kimmel se unirán nuevamente a la Directora de...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:00 ET Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Awards Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® Grants To Help Combat Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that 10 statewide organizations have been awarded nearly $1.8 million in Healthy Kids,...