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Brian Lord

How event planners started in the industry

By Brian Lord, Posted September 17th, 2013

Event planners

What Was Your Big Break?

“In college, when I planned the annual fashion show. It was a dream: I had a full staff and large budget.”
Cornell F. Woodson, founder and event planner, Fuego Events, New York

“I had worked in media. Three of us lost jobs within six months, so we took our production... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart talks adversity at Healthy Woman event

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted September 16th, 2013

Written by Shae Johnson

More than 450 people turned out Friday evening to hear abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart speak during the Seventh Anniversary Celebration of Healthy Woman, a program of Barstow Community Hospital.

The program is intended to empower women and their families to... READ MORE

Alex Sheen

Intense video confession sent to founder of because I said I would. [Video]

By Alex Sheen, Posted September 12th, 2013


On August 9th, a man sent a message to our Facebook page asking for my help. We receive thousands of messages each month, but this particular message was unfortunately unique. I understand that releasing this controversial video that may change the way you think about... READ MORE

Terry Savage

Thanks, Diana Nyad -- for Proving Persistence Pays

By Terry Savage, Posted September 11th, 2013

Diana Nyad has been my hero for a long time, and she has always been a lesson for all of us in the importance of persistence -- even when she failed. And now, she's done what no one else has ever done. At age 64 she swam from Cuba to Florida - in the water almost 54 hours, avoiding sharks and jellyfish,... READ MORE

Richard Branson

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic the First Commercial Space Flyer (Video)

By Richard Branson, Posted September 11th, 2013


It seems that Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic may well be the first commercial space flight company.

The most resent test flight of Virgin Galactic space plane SpaceShipTwo, successfully completed its second powered flight on Sept. 5th. Being a vehicle... READ MORE

Chester Elton

The Swag Bag Dilemma

By Chester Elton, Posted September 10th, 2013

I have been to a lot of conferences and conventions—hundreds of them. I’m not kidding. And I’ve been adult trick-or-treating in the expos on many occasions, dashing from booth to booth, collecting whatever it was they were passing out—the swag, giveaway, handout, freebie.

Like a remorseful binge... READ MORE

Jeff Saturday

Jeff and Karen Saturday to receive Pathfinder Award

By Jeff Saturday, Posted September 9th, 2013

Indiana Sports Corp will recognize former Indianapolis Colts All-Pro Jeff Saturday and his wife, Karen, with the 2013 Pathfinder Award. The couple will receive the award on Nov. 19 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

The Pathfinder Award, presented since 1988, honors individuals who have demonstrated... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Setting Limits: Advice on Paying for College

By Michelle Singletary, Posted September 6th, 2013

Interview by Lizzie O'Leary

These days, the price of education is moving higher and higher. But how do you decide if it's worth the investment? How do you pay for the costs? Beyond the numbers we hear -- that student debt has exceeded $1 trillion, that the cost of college has risen faster than... READ MORE

Mark Levin

Combatting The Federal Leviathan

By Mark Levin, Posted September 5th, 2013

Written by Steven Begakis

At every sporting event, we all join together in song for our national anthem, hailing the stars and stripes that “yet wave … o’er the land of the free.” But do we still live in a free country?

In his New York Times best selling book, ‘The Liberty Amendments:... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

Reality catching up to the political class

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted September 4th, 2013

Official Washington is always a decade or two behind the American people. That was true in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr. shared his dream for a better America and it's true today.??The 1963 March on Washington came 16 years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball.... READ MORE

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