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Stephen Curry Thinking Of Others

Apr 25, 2016

Not only does Stephen Curry II play basketball like a boss, the Golden State Warriors point guard likes to use his celebrity to give people continents away a better shot at longevity. Were it not for him, a good number of African children and their families would contact malaria. Malaria; which comes with chills, fever and sweating in cycles; often has death riding on its coat tails. It comes from the bite of infected female mosquitoes.
In many cases, children die from this preventable disease. Curry had advocated for insecticide-treated bed nets, and made his own contributions toward that end. Such nets can keep infected mosquitoes out of beds and other sleeping areas.
Along with The United Nations Foundation, Rick Reilley founded the Nothing But Nets program. This initiative is the globe’s largest grassroots campaign in place to prevent mosquito-borne malaria from spreading in Africa. Statistics show that in Africa one child a minute succumbs to the disease. MVP Curry, sometimes referred to as Stephen, discovered that a mere $10 could substantially decrease the likelihood that someone under a net’s protection would be bitten by mosquitoes. In fact, Stephen has been a champion for this cause since he was a college student.

The official “Nothing But Net” website indicates that Curry birthed the idea of a three for three challenge; where he committed to send three bed nets for every three point shot he completed during the 2012 and 2013 season. The season was trumpeted as a banner year for him, as he made a record with 272 shots. This translated to 816 bed nets, or 816 families that received this protection.
He has not slowed down in his commitment to fuel the campaign to save lives and to eradicate malaria off the face of this earth.

World Malaria Day, which occurs on April 25th, is a day when a more intensified and collective focus is given toward the quest of raising donations of nets, money, and awareness of this-waving measure. On this day, there is a million nets pledge. Curry is active in that day of focus.
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All throughout the year there is also the concerted effort to gather more of what’s referred to as “bzzzkill” participants. These are people who seek to influence their friends and family members to donate nets to the cause. In addition, they seek to have more voices lifted to Capital Hill to express concerns that everything be done to get nets into the African communities that desperately need nets and that those needing the inexpensive aid can’t wait. If it’s a positive thing, and it’s attached to providing nets for African families in mosquito-laden areas in Africa, Curry’s made sure he stays attached and active.

3 Things You Can Do:

1. Send a Net
They have a simple, proven solution to a deadly problem in Africa. For a family, a net can mean the difference between life and death. For only $10 dollars, you can protect a family and save a life.
2. Join Team Bzzzkill
Increase your impact by rallying your friends, family, and neighbors to send nets. You can use your talents to raise money by starting a fundraiser.
3. Advocate for Nets
Make sure your member of congress knows that the fight to end malaria is a priority for you. Raise awareness about the cause and make your voice heard on Capitol Hill.
For more information, to send nets, to donate and ally yourself with Curry and the United Nations with this cause, visit:
Source Nothing But Nets.net

The Stephen Curry Foundation
The Stephen Curry Foundation is a 501 (c)3 founded by Stephen.
Please make all tax deductible donations payable to the Stephen Curry Foundation and mail to the following address: Stephen Curry Foundation 7950 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 700N McLean, VA 22102

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Rapper 2 Chainz “It’s Important To Give Back When You’ve Got It”

Dec 16, 2015

Famous rapper “2 Chainz” made the holidays of a disabled veteran very good and fun filled.

Single mother Deirdre Plater who resides in Palmetto, Georgia, hasn’t been able to find a job for the past year, which has made it difficult for her to make ends meet. The rapper who is a native College Park, Georgia, learned of her situation and decided to pay her a visit Saturday. 2 Chainz did not come empty handed, he bought new furniture for Plater’s apartment and  and also offered to offset her rent for the year.

“Last week was my son’s birthday and his mentor sister brought us something to eat for Thanksgiving while dropping off money for some groceries and she noticed that we didn’t have any furniture in the house,” Plater explained. “I guess that sparked my son’s mentor Mark Barnes to do something special for us and when he got the call from 2 Chainz about helping a family it all fell into place.”

2 Chainz used the proceeds for the “Dabbing Santa” sweaters he is selling online to help pay for the furniture and  Plater’s rent . ” 1 Life 1 Love” 2 Chainz is a quote from from the  online shop for his Christmas sweaters.

2 Chainz posted on Instagram about the importance of giving back, remembering that he grew up poor.

In another post, he said its “important to give back when you’ve got it.”

2 Chainz born Tauheed Epps graduated second in his class at  North Clayton High School.  2 Chainz was also a standout basketball player and later attended Alabama State University on an athletic scholarship.

Music Career
He has won and been nominated and won several awards including, over 13 BET Hip Hop Awards, bringing home 4 trophies, earned the Source Magazine’s “Man of the Year”, and was nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album.
Acting Career
The rapper made a guest appearance on NBC‘s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit it aired on May 8, 2013. He also appeared as himself in the second season (episode 16) of CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, where he travels on the same private plane as the two main characters.

2 Chainz is the CEO of  independent record label  “The Real University” (also known as “T.R.U.”; or “The Real U”), formed in 2015. He also heads up the T.R.U. Foundation, a charitable organization.



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Ben Affleck Named People’s Choice Awards’ Favorite Humanitarian

May 24, 2015

Ben Affleck was awarded the People’s Choice Award for favorite humanitarian at on Wednesday night’s award show.  This is the third annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Walgreens.  The live award show was aired on January 7th from the Nokia Theater L.A.

“We are so pleased to honor Ben with the 2015 People’s Choice Humanitarian Award,” said Executive Producer Mark Burnett. “This award has become an important part of our show. It highlights a different side of a celebrity and helps bring awareness to a cause that our audience can support.”

Affleck was chosen as this year’s recipient in recognition of the work he has done with Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), which he founded in 2010.

In 2010, Affleck and Whitney Williams co-founded the Eastern Congo Initiative.  Investors include Howard Graham Buffett, Google, Laurene Powell Jobs and Cindy McCain. ECI supports “Africans finding solutions to African problems” by acting as a grant maker for Congolese-led, community-based organizations.  ECI, with two employees in the US and 12 in the Congo, makes grants and offers capacity-building support to over 20 charities involved with supporting survivors of rape and sexual violence, reintegrating child soldiers into their communities, promoting economic opportunity, increasing access to health care and education, and promoting community-level peace and reconciliation.  One ECI grantee, Green House, offers training and resources to Congolese farmers.

Charities & foundations Ben Affleck has supported

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Mind and Body Benefits of Jazz Music

May 4, 2015

Spring is here and summer is around the corner, so that means picnics, barbecues, concerts under the stars, and backyard parties. Jazz music is known to give a good ambiance for a multitude of gatherings. There are many Jazz artist across the world, with a wide range of soothing sounds and The Good News Notebook (GNN) choose one for this spring.

Brian Culberston was selected by The Good News Notebook as one of the Jazz artist that can send you on a mental vacation and have you begging for more. So who is this musician that makes you feel like you are in heaven and heals you of all ill thoughts?
gnn jazz 2Brian Culbertson born on January 12, 1973, he is an American contemporary jazz/R&B/funk musician, instrumentalist, producer and performer from Decatur, Illinois. Culbertson instruments include the synthesizer, piano, trombone, drums, bass, trumpet, euphonium, and percussion.  He is heavily influenced by funk, and also works with many other musicians in the R&B and jazz arena, often as a composer and arranger. Culbertson is credited with working with Maurice White, Bootsy Collins, Ledisi, Musiq Soulchild, Larry Graham, Avant, Faith Evans, Kenny Lattimore, Vivian Green, Stokley Williams from Mint Condition, Rahsaan Patterson, Noel Gourdin, Brian McKnight, Ray Parker Jr., Boney James, Chris Botti, Earl Klugh, Dave Koz, Peter White, Richard Elliot, Jeff Lorber, Michael Lington and legendary A&M Records composer and producer Herb Alpert.

In 2013, he announced on his blog that he was working on his fourteenth album, the album Another Long Night Out will be out on February 25, 2014. He states he will revisit his earlier roots in contemporary jazz.
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Culbertson has received several  awards including a 2012 NAACP Image Award nomination for Best Jazz Album; 2012 Soul Train Award nomination for Best Contemporary Jazz Artist; Winning Six (6) 2011 Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards for Best Entertainer, Best Album “XII”, Best Song “That’s Life”, Best Keyboardist, Best Male Artist and Best Collaboration “w/Earl Klugh”; 2010 Canadian Smooth Jazz Award for Best International Artist; 2010 American Smooth Jazz Award for Best Keyboardist; 2005 ASYM All That Jazz Award; 2001 National Smooth Jazz Award for Best Keyboardist

Mind “Therapy”
1. Listening to Jazz can have an impact on the type of brain waves you produce, it can range from stimulating to relaxing. Brain waves inspire new insights and solutions to unresolved problems. The most highly creative brain  wave called theta by listening to distinctive syncopation jazz.

2. Listening to jazz after a stroke can improve verbal memory, focus and mood.

Body “Therapy”
1. Studies show that listening to jazz can reduce chronic pain.
2. Jazz music can lower blood pressure by causing blood vessels to expand by up to 30%.
3. Listening to jazz for 30 minutes boosts immunity.




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3 Things You Didn’t Know About The 2015 Oscars

Feb 26, 2015 0

This year’s Oscar Award show was definitely the pinnacle of many water cooler conversations. Whether you vote for the winners of Best Actor and Actress or share the heartbreak over your pick for Best Picture, Birdman, versus American Sniper or Selma, there are several facts about the Oscar Awards’ sponsor, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, that little of its 36 Million viewers are aware. We, at the Good News Notebook, would like to share a few interesting facts that all can agree are winners!

1. Don’t for the SCIENCE of Motion Pictures in its name.

Most know the foundation by the nomenclature, “The Academy.” Beside the Oscars, the “Academy” also honors key industry players with the Sci-Tech Award annually. The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor the men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to motion pictures. Honorees are celebrated at a formal dinner held two weeks prior to the Oscar ceremony. The Sci-Tech Awards presentation has become a highlight of the Academy Awards season.

According to their website, First presented at the 4th Academy Awards ceremony in November 1931, Scientific & Technical Awards are conferred in recognition of original developments that result in significant improvements in motion picture production and exhibition. Scientific and technical achievement is awarded on three levels: Technical Achievement Award (certificate), Scientific and Engineering Award (bronze tablet) and Academy Award of Merit (Oscar statuette).

2. The Academy offers Grant Opportunities.

In 2013, the “Academy” distributed $325,000 to 27 film-related nonprofit organizations through its Education Grants Program. The Educational Grants Program provides support to institutions and other nonprofit organizations that help aspiring filmmakers gain the skills and knowledge they need to make theatrical motion pictures.

Moreover, for all of our Film Festival fans, the “Academy’s” Film Festival Grants program has awarded over $5.7 million to film festivals since 1999. Grants totaling $450,000 were granted to 30 U.S. film festivals in 2011. While the grants are awarded for a variety of programs, film festivals are encouraged to submit proposals that make festival events more accessible to the general public, provide greater access to minority and less visible filmmakers, and help strengthen the connection between the filmmaker and the public.

3. The “Academy” operates the world famous Margaret Herrick Library.

Margaret Herrick was the Academy librarian from 1936 to 1943, and served as the Academy’s executive director from 1945 to 1971. It was Herrick who laid the foundation for what is now considered to be one of the world’s finest film-related libraries. And it was Herrick who expanded the Academy’s activities into several key non-Awards areas, negotiated the Academy’s first television broadcast and oversaw the transformation of the annual Oscar ceremony into a major televised event.

The Margaret Herrick Library is a world-renowned, non-circulating reference and research collection devoted to the history and development of the motion picture as an art form and as an industry. Established in 1928, a year after the Academy was founded, the library moved to its current Beverly Hills location in 1991.

For more information, please visit the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences website, www.oscars.org. Enjoy.

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Usher Donates 100,000 New Children’s Books

Jan 5, 2015 0

Atlanta native and R&B Mogul, Usher, is known for his on-stage showmanship. But, recently, the GoodNews Notebook was captivated with his tremendous act of charity and service to the community. In conjunction with publisher Scholastic, Usher and the school publication magnate recently announced that a donation of 100,000 usher-scholastic-kids
new children’s books from The Scholastic Possible Fund will be donated to children in need this holiday season through three non-profit organizations that work to improve global literacy: Save the Children,Toys for Tots and Room to Read. The donation was made together with Usher and his New Look Foundation, a nonprofit organization that develops youth from underserved communities into global leaders. Usher recently joined with Scholastic to launch the new “Open a World of Possible” initiative, designed to elevate the importance and joy of reading for all children.

On November 6th 2014, eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist Usher hosted a live classroom webcast, viewed by close to 3 million students and their teachers, where he talked about the ways children can get involved in spreading the joy of reading. For their first call to action, students were asked to learn about three leading non-profit organizations and vote for the organization(s) they’d like to receive a donation of books. Each organization is receiving a portion of the donation from The Scholastic Possible Fund based on the students’ votes.
“We know from research that when children discover a book they love, they are motivated to read more, understand more, and learn more. When that happens, everything is possible,” said Dick Robinson, Chairman, President and CEO, Scholastic. “We applaud all the work that Toys for Tots, Save the Children and Room to Read do to ‘Open a World of Possible’ for children in the U.S. and around the world by giving them wonderful new books and stories to experience, enjoy, and own.”

SOURCE: Black Celebrity Giving.com | http://www.blackcelebritygiving.com/2014/12/usher-new-look-foundation-scholastic-possible-fund-donate-100000-new-childrens-books/

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Would A “Rose” By Any Other Name Smell As Sweet?

Dec 8, 2014 0

By any measure Rose Chase Smith is doing good for the Austin community. Smith founded her organization, R.O.S.E.S. (Reaching Out Supporting Every Sister) to provide a networking and supporting platform for women. The author of “Nothing Like Me,” also established an annual Meet The Author Extravaganza. It was created and designed in an effort to help showcase Texas authors and poets, and give them more exposure. But, most importantly it allows Smith the opportunity to promote reading and writing, enhance her community, and help others. She has demonstrated that providing lift to others is her passion and the foundation upon which R.O.S.E.S was built. Additionally, youth and anyone who aspires to write, publish, or explore any area in this industry benefits from attending.

Meet The Author Extravaganza

The Meet The Author Extravaganza is now about to enter its fourth year. Smith allows every author/vendor to have their books on display and for sale. They sign all books purchased and chat with guests. The event is also arranged to feature an open mic session for authors and poets to introduce themselves and their work.

The organizer reports,“The venue is huge, so it is perfect to house the Literary Event of The Year!”

The event typically lasts five hours, and the authors get to know each other through networking and are able to find out some delicious new ways to market and promote their work. Some authors find editors and other talent that will help them to write better books. While you see them watching each other, it’s not in about jealousy or envy – it’s so that they can learn from one another. Each one seems eager to share how they made certain aspects of writing, publishing or selling their books more optimally successful.

Jessica Matthews attended during the first year and gushed her enthusiasm. “The event was inviting and the authors embraced everyone who attended. It was nice to have an opportunity to ask questions, exchange ideas and get to know the creators of such extraordinary books. Kudos to Rose Smith and R.O.S.E.S!!”

After the second annual event, Jedah Mayberry, author of “The King of Preston Plains Middle,” shared the take-way he experienced. “It provided me with the opportunity to rub elbows with other writers, benefit from their experiences. I also joined an author association during the event, as they had a representative on site.”

Mayberry and others have gone on to showcase their books at book festivals, advance their online presence, host premium book events, do school visits, become guest speakers at various venues and more.

Woe of Writers

One offshoot of the extravaganza was the WOW (Woe of Writers) group formed by Smith after the second year of Meet The Author. This enabled writers who she knew to come together in a restaurant setting and discuss their goals, milestones and challenges. In this more relaxed environment, many authors and writers were able to better articulate their dreams and find inspiration to go forward with their various book, screen and other projects.

Annual School Supply Drive/Giveaway

Another feather in her cap is her annual school supply drive. Several years ago, she and her husband took money out of their own pocket and bought school supplies to give to underprivileged children. Since then, several stores and individuals have donated money and supplies to help increase the reach of this initiative. Smith has even set up at places like Wal-Mart to sell baked goods and increase the coffers so that more children can get school supplies.

The community has come to count on Smith. For females in the community, she is a top-of-mind source. Many school children look hopefully in her direction so that they have the supplies they need before school starts. Authors and their readers prepare to meet yearly and enjoy the extravaganza, and even girls without prom dresses knows about her collection of donated dresses from which they can select a glam dress to wear to their prom. Scores of Austinites know about the good Smith does in her community. They often declare, “And she is expecting nothing in return for doing it.”

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Author Ricky Sanderson/Relationships and Religion

Dec 1, 2014 0

Ordained Minister Ricky Sanderson knows first-hand how people’s lives can beset with troubles in the relationship arena. The divorced father of three reaches others through the skillful blend of his counseling services, his training ministry and his literary projects. He artfully uses his multipronged platform to reach, aid and heal. Sanderson is the author of two books with another one in the works. With shortened titles that belie the weight of the contents, the books are almost a branding strategy. Hurting people have been finding solace and insight through his books since the debut of “H&H” Him to Her: Her to Him in 2011.

“H&H” stands for Him to Her: Her to Him and explores the inside track of relationships and how they relate to the word of God. In 2014 R&R (which stands for Relationships and Religion) was released. This volume is a collection of true short stories from counseling clients whose relationships were rescued then they turned to God. They agreed to having their true stories shared, and Sanderson said drama, thriller qualities and suspense are included because they are the true stock of life.

Since he was so familiar with hurting people who needed more than platitudes, he took classes that enabled him to understand how to reach people and show them how to use the bible to transform their relationships and lives. His ministry targets everyone in need of restoration. He said his inspiration for his work comes from God and he detailed the type of people his work assists. “It’s a Ministry. An outreach ministry that caters to those not in church or distant from a preacher.”

He finds a great deal of his time occupied with giving back through ministry to couples and by offering trainings sessions to young men and women. Sanderson is an active member of the Fellowship of Churches of New Bedford Massachusetts and Youth Adviser for the Association of Rhode Island/Massachusetts.

Sanderson offered uplifting inspiration to others with a book or publishing project churning around on the inside. “If they have a thought or idea that they want to put on paper, then by all means do so. Everybody has a story to tell.” He mentioned that people like to read about other people’s lives. He offered one more reason why someone with a book idea should act swiftly to get the book into the public’s hands. “It may inspire or touch someone.”

The reason people should consider him over his competitors were distilled in his words, “Because I’m giving knowledge of what God has in store to those who come to Him.”

Sanderson said his life and work is inspired by the late Bishop J.O. Patterson, who gave him his first job, but he disclosed that if he could meet anyone alive today he would choose business magnate/philanthropist Bill Gates.

He said everyone should be aware that God is not dead and that no matter what they are going through; God has an answer for them.

To view his latest literary work visit, RSander1.com. He can be reached by email at Ricky.sanderson@gmail.com. Any readers who purchase R&R and writes him at the address in the back of the book will get an autographed copy of H&H free.



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“Rappers” Did You Know?

Oct 10, 2014 0

By Connie Alsobrook

Skarr Akabr
Baltimore rapper Skarr Akbar gave away 46 pairs of his personal sneakers plus a bag of shirts, sweatshirt, and sweaters, in 2013 to the homeless.

Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones “Nas”
Multi-platinum rapper Nas help raise $30,000 for D.C.family left homeless after a fire. He also raised $60,000 dollars to an unemployed construction worker and single father of 8 children that lost his home in a fire.
Nas recently started investing money to help Grads find jobs.

Aubrey Drake Graham “Drake”
When Grammy Award winning Canadian Rapper Drake performed in Portland, Oregon last winter he witnessed a
serious epidemic of homelessness. Drake gave a huge cash donation to the
Union Gospel Mission to buy more blankets for the city’s homeless

Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. “T.I.”
Three time Grammy winner Rapper T.I. saved the life of two men, one in Miami, Florida and another in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jayceon Terrell Taylor “The Game”
Grammy Nominated Rapper The Game helped with the funeral cost of two families. He donated 10,000 dollars to with funeral cost for a mother of five that lost her children and boyfriend in a house fire. He also donated several thousand dollars to help out with another funeral after a 6-year-old girl was shot and killed in front of her home.

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ALBUM RELEASE: Tawana Lael | A Brand New Day

Sep 23, 2014 0

Sultry. Soulful. SOUL FULL. Just a few words that articulate this amazing Album Release by Tawana Lael. From the very start, a single rhythmic piano key abets the pulsing gnn-artist-tawana-lael-brand-new-daybass line in the album’s 1st track, “Taking Back My Power.” Clearly a veteran in the Indie Music industy, Tawana Lael remains true to her roots as she reveals a vulnerable piece of her heart in the beautiful paced ballad, “We Loose.”  Any listener who has faced love & its subsequent heartbreak will surely agree, “I don’t wanna go, but it’s killing me to stay… We Loose!” This glorious track fits right in place with her soulful musical list from “What It Be Like” to “A Brand New Lover.”

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Suddenly, you find yourself humming along in step with the fun lyrics in the track entitled, “Crazy Love.”
As for the album, we, at GoodNewsNotebook Magazine, give Tawana Lael and her new Release, “A Brand New” the GoodEntertainment honors of the week. Buy it on ITunes or GooglePlay today.


Tawana Lael is considered a triple threat in the entertainment industry, and she is quickly claiming her place on the world’s entertainment radar. Her song, “Plan B” from her debut album ‘Journey To Love” was recognized as one of the top songs in Billboard’s 17th Annual World Song Contest. Tawana Lael’s first single “Journey To Love” released in 2010 debuted at No. 7 on Mediaguide/Radiowave Urban Satellite Radio; making Tawana the first Independent female artist to do so at that time. To date “Journey To Love” has received well over 4000 spins on Internet, Satellite, and Terrestrial radio stations. Tawana was also nominated “Best Female R&B Artist” and “Best R&B Song” in the 1st Annual Lipstick Radio Indie Awards. Her song, “In This Love” was nominated “Best R&B /Soul Song” in the 13th Annual Independent Music Awards. Tawana Lael’s sophomore album, “A BRAND NEW DAY” is available now on both ITunes or GooglePlay.

Tawana has performed at various venues around New York City such as Sweet Waters, The Waldoff Astoria and Reins. She has also appeared at the world famous Apollo Theatre, where she won first place five consecutive times. Tawana Lael currently resides in Atlanta GA, where audiences have enjoyed listening to her perform live at The Underground Atlanta during The Heritage Arts Festival, Sambuca’s Jazz Cafe, The Apache Cafe, and Centennial Park, just to name a few.

Tawana’s training has been with some of the best in the business. They include but are not limited to Ankh Ra, Making the Band 4 (Vocals); Alvin Ailey Dance School (Ballet, Tap, and Jazz), Melvada Hughes (Choreographer); George Faison (Choreographer); and Hilda Willis (Acting/Career Coach). Tawana Lael has genuine talent and is destined for a long successful career.

SOURCE: www.TawanaLael.com | http://www.tawanalael.com/main.html





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R.I.P. Joan Rivers Charities & Foundations She Supported

Sep 4, 2014 0
By Connie Alsobrook
Joan Rivers, born Joan Alexandra Rosenberg on June 8, 1933.  Rivers was best know for her stand up comedy,  she was also an outstanding actress, producer, writer, television host and a comedic fashion critic.
In February 1983 Rivers became the first female comedian to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Rivers became a first again in 1986,  being the first woman to have her own talk show with a major network.
Another beautiful thing about Rivers was she never fell short on giving back, here is a list of charities and foundations she supported throughout her life.
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GOODENTERTAINMENT: Simple Tips to Have a Golf Swing Like The Professionals!

Aug 24, 2014 1


Simple Tips to Have a Golf Swing Like The Professionals!
by: Kathryne clements

People are always on the lookout for golf swing information to make their golf game better. Golf isn’t an simple sport to perfect. Those of us who adore the game know that the more information you’ve regarding the swing, course management, putting, etc. the more chance you possess of playing good. That is why we are going to seize golf tips from about anyone who’s willing to help out.

So what kind of golf swing tips can we offer up on this page? Space is limited, so we’ll try and focus only on those tips that are most asked for. First, if you do have a bad temper, you perhaps should not take up golf. We are just joking, really. Really, golf can be good for your own mental state. You may perhaps find that you may take out your frustration on the greens in helpful ways and perhaps you’ll be able to gain better control of that outburst!

Since most people have difficulties using setup, our first set of golf tips will take care of the setup. Position your body so the body is parallel with the target line.Your feet must be shoulder width apart.With short irons, set the ball in the center of your standpoint.Middle irons supposed to have the ball situated one ball toward the target side from center.For long irons and fairway woods, put the ball two ball lengths toward the target from center.Balance your weight on the balls of your feet.Bend your knees a little and keep the spine straight.Move your body from the hips and make it a smooth, fluent motion.

Maintain your eye on the ball until well after you finish your follow-through swing. If you don’t do this, you will have a tendency to stand up on the ball which will make you top the ball. Do this with all shots. Look at the back of the ball and don’t take your eyes off it until it’s natural to look and see where the ball has gone.

When putting, the most effective golf tips we can offer are:

See the path your ball will travel to ensure that it will go into the hole.

Read the green and take into account any dips that may cause your ball to alter its direction. Then you can balance together with your aim.

The putting swing is a smooth, pendulum-like action with no wrist break. You will swing utilizing your shoulders and should always keep your head down.

Be sure you put enough speed on the ball so you will actually make it to the hole. There is nothing worse than coming up short on a putt. These cause three putt disasters and can become very frustrating!

There are all varieties of golf swing tips out there to be found. Take any information you could discover and then test them out to find out if they work. You can never have too many tips if you really want to make your golf game far better.

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GOODENTERTAINMENT: Play Writer “Godiva” Sandra Sweet

Aug 24, 2014 0

Sandra_standing_at_TBAALWhen acting and writing is your very life, you tend to bring your best attitude, skills, performance, gifts and talents to every project. Sandra Dee Sweet is such an individual. The Dallas, Texas native received training in a diverse number of theatrical disciplines and styles. With repertory theatre experience, she has sought diligently to obtain Broadway and off-Broadway, primetime television and daytime television roles across various genres.

Her hometown gave her a nod and increased her appetite for more exposure after her debut appearance in her stage play, “Godiva’s Debut.” The Dallas Morning News did a favorable review of this production. This led to encore requests throughout the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex, where she continued to rack up rave reviews and critical acclaim.

The model, singer and writer credit her writing gifts as God-endowed. Like media mogul Tyler Perry, Sweet writes, directs and stars in all of her stage plays, either in leading or supporting roles. She sees her work with Kim Dawson’s Agency and acting coach Kathryn Hart as paying great dividends.

Other theater productions to her acting credit include, “Strictly Business,”
“My Way or No Way,” “Waiting on God,” and numerous others.

In addition, “Godiva’s Debut” is slated for a feature film production.

“Everyone has dreams and goals,” states Sweet. “I am just going for mine to the extreme.”

She pours herself into her community in various ways, including driving through the community handing out clothes, speaking to the homeless men and especially the women who need grooming.

Contact information for Sandra Sweet
PO. BOX 764954 DALLAS, TX. 75376


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