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Epic Summit With the Richard Pryor of Wine, Shark-Tagging & World-Changers All on One Boat!

Posted April 19, 2011 | 19:21:49 (EST)

One of my favorite movies growing up was "Jaws". I'm not sure if that's because I spent most of my summers growing up in West L.A. swimming in my buddy Ricky's pool or boogie boarding with my YMCA friends at Santa Monica Beach, constantly making the cheesy fake...

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Speeding Up Innovation and Entrepreneurship With the White House's Startup America Initiative

Posted February 1, 2011 | 18:43:38 (EST)

Earlier today we had the honor of attending the White House launch of "Startup America," a national campaign designed in the spirit of President Obama's statement this past weekend that "America will win the future by out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building our competitors."

We...

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President Obama Moves To Change The Equation On Education, Not 'Waiting For Superman'

Posted September 15, 2010 | 19:04:35 (EST)

Today at the White House President Obama is launching Change the Equation (CTEq), a unique and promising partnership coalition of over 100 companies ranging from Facebook and Google to Dow Chemical and Merck, all dedicated to improving science, math, engineering, and technology (STEM) education performance in order to...

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President Obama Takes Fitness, Sports and Nutrition to the Next Level

Posted June 23, 2010 | 15:44:49 (EST)

Taking a bold step forward for public health and well-being, today President Obama announced his "Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition."

Now if that doesn't strike you as bold or important, allow us to take you down memory lane for a moment. Remember the old patch you'd...

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Cell Phones and Laptops As The New Collection Basket

Posted February 23, 2010 | 23:17:36 (EST)

The impact of social networks and new media on fundraising for emergency relief efforts in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is a truly inspiring sign that philanthropy has entered the 21st century. For example, more than $37 million in cell phone text message donations have poured...

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Mrs. Obama Says "Let's Move!"

Posted February 9, 2010 | 10:54:52 (EST)

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama announced her "Let's Move!" initiative to fight childhood obesity, which will be her signature issue while in the White House and beyond. "Let's Move!" is about engaging, motivating, and providing simple tools to help kids eat better, become more active, and lead healthier...

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