St. George is making history with the new Head of School. Alixe Callen will take the 12th Head of School position becoming the first woman to head the school. The high class Episcopalian private school lost its head of school last year when Eric Peterson after 13 years in the position chose not to renew his contract.
The ball, which is hosted annually, boasted nearly 1,000 guests. The guests: congressmen, senators, celebrities, and other persons of prominence, were video-welcomed by President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Kurt Newman, MD, and His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba were, along with Eric Cantor (R), House Majority Leader, some of those involved in the speaking engagements. Wolfgang Puck, celebrated restaurateur and chef, provided the guests with a scrumptious dinner meal.
Albania Albania has been growing economically in recent years. Poverty has been reduced and progress has been made. They have a very long way to go and do require assistance. Islamic Relief Islamic Relief began their work in Albania in 1991. The war had isolated Albania and living conditions were poor. Unrest was hampering the… Read More »
Many parents want their children to grow up to be philanthropic. The hard part is knowing when—and how—to start instilling a sense of philanthropy in them. Experts in the world of philanthropy offer several approaches. But there is a consensus that it’s important to start talking to children about philanthropy early in their lives and… Read More »
Organizations That Work With Inside NGO When one thinks of descriptions that apply to NGOs, one thinks of well intentioned individuals with lots of great ideas, but lacking the money and other resources (such as training and other information) to make these goals happen. In response to these universal dilemmas, Inside NGO was formed in… Read More »
Hasty Pudding Theatricals Society, a theatricals wing of the Harvard University, has since 1967 been giving the prestigious award in the field of theatricals, “Hasty Pudding Man of The Year” Award. The theatrical society honors the winner of the award by hosting various events that have elements of the winner, and the venue of the event chosen is Farkas Hall, named for Andrew Farkas, CEO of Island Capital Group and a Harvard alum. The award is given after through consultation among the members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Society as to which of the artists has made long-lasting and remarkable contributions in the field of entertainment.
The New Yorkers for Children holds a Gala every year. In 2016, it was celebrating its 20th anniversary in support of the New York’s youths in foster care. The ceremony was held at Cipriani 42nd Street and hosted by Steve Pemberton the Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion and Global Chief Diversity Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Trey Songz, Erica Bearman, Frederic Fekkai, Rose Gilroy, Eniko Mihalik, Alexia and David Leuschen and Luma Grothe were among the A- listers in attendance.
There are tons of different charity organizations in and around the DC area. There are specifically many organizations that give back to the local community. Below are just four of the top charity organizations in the DC area that help give back to the local community. 1. IRUSA: IRUSA is a large community of individuals… Read More »
The most heard-about residents in Los Angeles, CA are usually the ones in the entertainment industry. Actors and singers are usually the ones who represent L.A. to the world. However, the L.A. residents that should also take the spotlight are the charitable ones and the causes that they support. L.A. residents donate more than $5… Read More »
In Washington D.C. on September 27, Mrs. Dole and actor Tom Hanks, Hidden Heroes Campaign Chair, were joined by such notable figures as Tom Brokaw, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, UAE ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba (http://www.rand.org/events/2016/06/01.html) and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald in launching this program.