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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Charles Best, founder of, honored with a Character Approved Award from the USA Network

USA Network has announced the winners of the first-ever Character Approved Awards to honor individuals from a cross-section of creative disciplines who are positively influencing American culture. This year’s winner for Giving is founder Charles Best. As a public school teacher in the Bronx, Best saw a classic problem—the lack of money for teaching…

Kroger Steps Up in Support of Local Students!

Kroger, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, has chosen as one of its education partners. Recently announcing over $2 million in funding to a variety of education-focused organizations, Kroger is committing $25,000 over two years to support public school students through The company’s Double Your Impact initiative will kick off this… featured on Intel Inspire website

Intel Inspire is bringing inspirational stories and videos about education to the public on Intel believes that “inspiring the next generation of innovators starts with quality education” and we agree! From your favorite teacher as a child to why you wanted to teach and inspire students yourself to your start-up that is determined… Partners with the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation to Help Marion County Classrooms!

It’s always very exciting for us to partner with a new local foundation to help Indianapolis area students. Recently, the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation has committed $15,000 to fund classroom needs in Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana so that more students can have improved learning opportunities. The Foundation’s funding will help ensure that local… Seeks Intern in Atlanta Office

About the Position The Intern will report to the Central-South Executive Director, and provide support to ensure the Central-South team reaches its goals. The Central-South team is a 4 person team responsible for the oversight of 22 states in the South and Midwest. The Intern will be responsible for the following duties: Administration: The Intern…

Mustaches for Kids below the Mason-Dixon Line!

Friends of southern culture and facial hair, Mustaches for Kids Charlotte concluded its second annual Growing Season, just in time for the Charlotte Growers to get clean-shaven for the holidays. Some of the highlights this year included ridiculous events like “Mustaches on Ice” and the “Mustache Olympics,” as well as a knock-down, drag-out competition for…