How Your Kid’s Back To School Photo Can Earn Them A College Scholarship

That back to school photo you’re posting of your adorable kid might be worth more than the many likes you’re getting from friends and family on Facebook. It just might win your kid a $2,000 college scholarship! First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg today announced the launch of the NEST 529 Back-to-School Photo Drawing. It’s a new scholarship opportunity open to families across the United States. Beginning today, NEST 529 invites families to capture and submit

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Publix Workers Rescue Little Girl’s Stuffed Bunny From Landfill

The beloved stuffed bunny. Three-year-old Maddie Rachal’s world revolves around hers. It made sense that Bunny came along with Maddie and her mom when they took a trip to their Publix grocery store in Birmingham, Alabama. Bunny goes everywhere. Her mother, Jenna, tells AL.com, “Anybody who meets Maddie also meets Bunny.” Until that fateful trip. With a thunderstorm brewing, Maddie and Jenna dashed to their car. By the time they got home, mom realized something dreadful. Bunny was gone. Somewhere

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Grieving Capital Gazette Newspaper Staff ‘Put Out The Damn Paper’ Hours After Massacre

No one inspires me more today than the Capital Gazette Newspaper staff. Hours after a sick, twisted gunman burst into their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland and started firing, they put out their newspaper. This #$)#% doesn’t get to stop them from doing what journalists around the world do so bravely every single day. Telling the story. This time, telling their story. How better to honor their five co-workers and friends who were massacred Thursday? How better to encourage the other

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WeWork Is Hiring, Mentoring And Training 1,500 Refugees

WeWork is a company that is walking the walk when it comes to helping refugees. While so many people are busy yelling, crying, bemoaning what can be done, this company is making a big difference. FastCompany Magazine reports WeWork “has locations in 73 cities, and began working with refugees in a grassroots pilot project in early 2017, when employees in New York reached out to a local office of the International Rescue Committee to invite the nonprofit’s refugee clients to start applying

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Get $11 Off Your Next Uber Ride With Awesome Ibotta App

I’ve been using this awesome app called, “Ibotta” for all sorts of things. Their Uber promotion is one of my favorites. It’s super easy to use. Just click through this link to set up your account. Download the Ibotta app. The app and your account sign up are free. Look for the Uber icon. This will take you through to Uber.  The first time you use it, you need to login. After that, it takes you right there. And that’s

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“Stitch Fix” Founder Katrina Lake Shares How She Built Her Billion Dollar Company

I admit I was a Stitch Fix doubter. How can filling out an online form lead to a stylist you never meet or see sending you clothes you like? The thing is, I knew I needed help.  With my girls moving up and out, I’m getting out in the work world more.  My daily uniform of the same pair of jeans and an Old Navy t shirt (usually with a stain) is not going to cut it. But how am

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Adidas Sells One Million Sneakers Made Of Ocean Trash

Ocean trash is enough to make you cry if you are a sea lover like I am. It’s enough to get inspired, if you are shoe-maker Adidas. The sneaker brand has come up with a way to make sneakers from plastic bottles littering the oceans of the world. The company announced it has now sold it’s one millionth pair of shoes made from ocean trash. The UltraBoost shoe is all made from plastic debris found in the ocean. Each pair

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College Graduate Who Couldn’t Find A Job Creates Singing Resume

Nothing like a singing resume to sing your own praises. That’s what one recent college graduate has figured out. Page Kemna has been looking for a job in sales in marketing since graduating from the University of Denver. When tons of online applications didn’t pan out, Kemna got creative. Her video is going viral. Shaul Turner of Denver’s Fox 31 has her story. Showing that not every story has a neat ending, Kemna has not yet found the exact job

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Delta Flight Attendant’s Compassionate Act Of Kindness Goes Viral

Delta Airlines flight attendant Jeffery Jones might not realize it, but he’s turning into a viral internet star. Why? For his simple act of kindness and compassion. The best part, to read the account from another passenger, Jeffery was simply being Jeffery. Passenger Sharon Radcliffe was on a flight from Detroit to Nashville on March 6th.  She shared on Facebook something that moved her to tears. Radcliffe wrote that flight attendant Jones spotted a woman seated in coach who has

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