Winter Classic – A Close Up Look at NHL Teams

Hockey fans love to share stories about how they grew up learning to ice skate and play hockey on the frozen ponds of the states where it snows from October to April. For the past six years, hundreds of thousands of NHL fans have been reliving those childhood memories by attending the NHL Winter Classic games, which are held outdoor on New Year’s Day. Outdoor stadiums normally reserved for football or baseball are converted into giant hockey venues, with seating capacities five times bigger than the 20,000-seat indoor arenas the NHL teams normally call home. Fans bundle up and pray for snow to give the game an even more magical atmosphere. The 2014 NHL Winter Classic held at the University…

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Making the Holidays Brighter for Local Students

Above photo: Volunteer Angels delivered 1,700 presents destined for 158 needy students at six local elementary and middle schools in Orlando, Florida. Bright House Networks Volunteer Angels Continue Sharing the Holiday Spirit with Orange County Public Schools After working as hard as Santa’s elves getting the sleigh ready for the big night, the Bright House Networks team of volunteer Christmas Angels completed the second part of their 14th… annual gift deliveries this week. They first delivered some 1,800 presents including dozens of bicycles to nearly 160 children from 59 families who are AIDS and/or HIV-affected clients of Hope and Help Center of Central Florida. The second Christmas Angels gift delivery mission was to six schools in the Orange County

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Scholarship Opportunity For Local Students

For almost a decade, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has been telling the stories of inspiring women from American history with its Empowering America program. In 2008, AWMF expanded the Empowering America program to share the stories of these women with middle schools across the country. In partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, AWM has funded a $3,000 Student Media Scholarship Competition: Blazing the Trail: Celebrating the Women of Empowering America. AWM invites students to submit a creative and thought-provoking script for a two to three minute video celebrating the many inspiring women from the Empowering America booklet (booklet available here). Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate…

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