KUCHING: The plight of Abang Reduan Abang Sapuan’s family, which was highlighted in The Star earlier this week, has come to the attention of the management of fast food giant KFC, who came all the way from Kuala Lumpur to lend a helping hand.
Are you good at keeping plants and flowers alive? I, for one, am not. The most successful plants in my home came from a craft store. But I do enjoy planting flowers for others while volunteering. If I’m with friends and family, even better! The opportunity to volunteer at the Mary Kay Nature Explore Classroom was a perfect fit for me, my seven-year-old daughter, and some great Mary Kay friends.
Katie McCranie (Store Manager, Store #1511) is a self-proclaimed “Home Depot Brat.” Growing up, she and her family moved all over the country as her father helped opened new Home Depot stores. Her mother, Della, also worked for the company.
The journey started nearly 23 years ago. Jim and Della McCranie owned a restaurant in Louisiana before Jim set his sights on Atlanta in search of new opportunities. By chance, Jim walked into a Home Depot store. After starting as a plumbing associate, he was promoted to Assistant Store Manager a short time later.
The Connected Child concept uses everyday consumer technology to help children rise above disabilities. This video features London Mabie, a nine year old who is developmentally similar to a three year old due to a rare genetic condition. Her dad uses technology to teach her basic academic and independent living skills.
Sodexo honors Marine Corps and Navy dependents by offering five yearly scholarships, apply today
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The application period for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is open; children of U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen looking to attend college and embark on a career path in the hospitality or business sectors are encouraged to apply for one of five $5,000 scholarships. Sodexo, Inc., leading Quality of Life services company, donated $100,000 in scholarships to the Foundation over four years, offering five scholarships annually to qualified dependents of a current Active Duty, Reserve or Veteran of the U.S.
Small slivers of sunlight flit through the cracks in the roof of María Guzmán’s home. The roof, made of thin plastic sheets and corrugated metal, provides patchy shelter for Guzmán’s family, who live in a shantytown in Copiapó in northern Chile. “The cold here is awful,” she says.