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Posted byon September 20, 2012 at 2:14 PM EDT
Susan Hennum, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Garland, Texas, and an advisor to a K-Kids club, was looking for a service project that would not only be easy for the kids to participate in, but one that they could feel good about and know they had made a difference in the life of someone else. Susan became very involved with Shoes for Orphan Souls, combining adult and children's efforts to make a difference.
Posted byon September 20, 2012 at 1:21 PM EDT
John Mayfield battled drug and alcohol addition, but was able to get his life on track when he found fulfillment through philanthropy. Following in his father's footsteps, he became a member of a local Kiwanis club, and the experience ended up changing his life. His main effort is supporting The Eliminate Project, raising money for the vaccines, supplies and education that will help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus among some of the world’s poorest and hardest-to-reach families.
Posted byon September 20, 2012 at 1:05 PM EDT
Robert Moore has been a part of Kiwanis International since 1968, but did not fully realize the global impact until he joined a fact-finding trip to Ghana. Robert had a life changing experience while meeting with village officials and children who were affected by the lack of iodine in their diets.
Posted byon September 20, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT
Danny and Pam Spitler traveled to Cambodia in 2005 for a three-day tour of the temples of Angkor Wat. Their tour guide shared with them his dream of building a small school in a village where no school existed, and soon after the Spitlers created the Spitler School in Cambodia under the tour guide's leadership.
Una Conversación Sobre la Reconstrucción de la Economía en la Convención Anual de la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de EE.UU.Posted byon September 19, 2012 at 4:07 PM EDT
Una conversación sobre la reconstrucción de la economía en la Convención Anual de la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de EE.UU.
Posted byon September 18, 2012 at 6:36 PM EDT
Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the rich heritage of the Latino community and the contributions Hispanics have made to America.
Posted byon September 18, 2012 at 6:18 PM EDT
Cecilia Muñoz discusses the Obama Administration's steadfast commitment to promoting access and removing barriers for Hispanic-owned small businesses to start, grow, and create jobs, because they’re vital to rebuilding our economy.
Posted byon September 18, 2012 at 12:52 PM EDT
Commissioning is one innovative idea for creating jobs and saving taxpayer dollars by reducing energy use in Federal buildings.
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is implementing the legislation in a manner that makes it easier for American entrepreneurs and businesses to bring their inventions to the marketplace sooner, converting their ideas into new products and new jobs.
Posted byon September 14, 2012 at 12:07 PM EDT
Suzanne Horsley is a public relations professor at the University of Alabama and a long-time volunteer for the American Red Cross, helping with disaster response and incorporating work for the public good into her teaching, research and service responsibilities.