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9 to 5 Special Priced tickets at Orpheum Memphis $20 Student Rush Tickets for 9 TO 5! The Musical for this Sunday, November 7th, 7:00 p.m. performances only. $20 Student Rush tickets for 9 to 5 will go on sale thirty minutes prior to show time. These discounted tickets are CASH ONLY and are SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. Individuals must present valid proof of student or teaching status (i.e. ID card, report card, note on letterhead). These tickets are limited to two per... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Friday, October 29, 2010 | 0 comments

Watch What You Watch PSA

On Wednesday, October 6, Girl Scouts of the USA, Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis, and other leaders from the entertainment, policy, business, and youth-serving communities joined forces to examine one of the Girl Scout federal/state agenda issues- media literacy and healthy images of girls and women- at the 2010 Healthy Media for Youth Summit in Washington, DC, where a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) Watch What You Watch was first unveiled.   The campaign is created in... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Tuesday, October 19, 2010 | 2 comments

Getting Kids to Open Up About Their School Day

Author of books like No More Misbehavin' and Don't Give Me That Attitude!, parenting expert, educational psychologist, Today show contributor and mom, Dr. Michele Borba posted this interesting and helpful article on her website blog on how to get your kids talking. 14 Parenting tips to help you get beyond the “Nope,” ”Yep,” and “Fine” kid response. Does trying to get your kids to open up about their day feel like an inquisition? Do you feel like you’re giving your kid the third... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Friday, October 8, 2010 | 0 comments

Call for Media Literacy Reaches Capitol Hill

Wednesday, October 6, Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis and other leaders from the entertainment, policy, business and youth-serving communities joined forces to examine media literacy and healthy images. The Healthy Media for Youth Summit, a partnership of Girl Scouts of the USA, the National Association of Broadcasters, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, and The Creative Coalition, considered and identified ways to promote media messages that inspire, empower... Read More
Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at Thursday, October 7, 2010 | 0 comments


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