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NCNW HIRES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO: Lauded Civil Rights Organization Changes Governance Structure First Time in 88-Years

WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Today, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) announced Shavon Arline-Bradley was hired to serve as the organization's first president and chief executive officer. After 88 years, the organization changed its governance structure to work more efficiently.

Soul Carrier Releases Limited Football Leather Handbag Collection at Phoenix Luxury Resorts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- As Phoenix hotels and resorts prepare for the influx of guests attending the Professional Football Championship Game in February, fashion-conscious visitors who love football are sure to get excited about Soul Carrier's new football leather handbag collection.

Soul Carrier Releases Limited Football Leather Handbag Collection at Phoenix Luxury Resorts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- As Phoenix hotels and resorts prepare for the influx of guests attending the Professional Football Championship Game in February, fashion-conscious visitors who love football are sure to get excited about Soul Carrier's new football leather handbag collection.

FACELIFTS ONDEMAND – Look Years Younger Naturally with Facial Fitness Expert Cynthia Rowland

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Cynthia Rowland, President and CEO of Rejenuve, Inc., announced today that all Facial Magic® training kits are OnDemand and digital. "OnDemand training makes perfect sense as shipping costs increase and training OnDemand becomes more popular. Our face-saving exercises can be viewed on every internet enabled device 24/7, worldwide, without delay. This means we can easily accommodate worldwide users without costly shipping fees."

FACELIFTS ONDEMAND – Look Years Younger Naturally with Facial Fitness Expert Cynthia Rowland

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Cynthia Rowland, President and CEO of Rejenuve, Inc., announced today that all Facial Magic® training kits are OnDemand and digital. "OnDemand training makes perfect sense as shipping costs increase and training OnDemand becomes more popular. Our face-saving exercises can be viewed on every internet enabled device 24/7, worldwide, without delay. This means we can easily accommodate worldwide users without costly shipping fees."

9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

‘Missing From Me’ chronicles a family’s experiences searching for a missing child, being left without closure, and continuing to look for answers

EDMONTON, Alberta /ScoopCloud/ -- Heather Shtuka and her family lived a normal life until their eldest son Ryan Shtuka tragically disappeared one night after attending a house party. "Missing From Me" (ISBN: 978-0228880295; Nov., 2022) details their harrowing journey to find answers.

Self-Love & Sisterhood Summit Inspires Women Worldwide to Take Their Power Back and Unleash Their Sexy Diva

HOUSTON, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Sexy Diva World, Inc. will host its inaugural Self-Love & Sisterhood Summit on February 3-5, 2023 at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe. Award-winning fitness competitor and 2 time NPC bodybuilding champion Charlene Taylor, the founder, owner, and CEO of Sexy Diva World, is proven to empower and inspire women to embrace self-love and sisterhood, take their power back, and unleash their "Sexy Diva."

A Magical Gnome makes his way to earth – just in time for Christmas!

VANCOUVER, B.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. "My Magical Gnome" (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed by the young and old alike!

Bikini Empire Announces ‘Dress to Express’ Online Campaign to Raise Awareness of Women’s Mental Health, Self-Care and Individuality

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Bikini Empire (BE), a Canadian luxury swimwear line, today announced an international campaign called "Dress to Express" to highlight "dopamine dressing," a psychological, physiological and physical phenomena that ties how we feel to what we wear. BE's goal is to educate and inform women that dressing in any type of clothing should focus on the belief that wearing what makes them feel good is more important than how they look.

Children of Dolores F. Kurzeka Honor Her by Publishing Her Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ After Her Passing

MURRIETA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The family of author Dolores F. Kurzeka is thrilled to announce the release of "Our Walk with Grandma" (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress), her long-awaited children's picture book about the beauty of family and nature. Written 20 years ago, Kurzeka was unable to find an illustrator before her passing. Her children continued the search and found the perfect illustrator Nichole Monahan, and brought the book to market to make their mom's dream of publication come true.

A Tiny Angel finds her true purpose just in time for Christmas

CALGARY, Alberta /ScoopCloud/ -- John & Julie Stirling share their family tradition with the world in the new children's book "The Tiny Angel" (ISBN: 978-0228860723). Originally, John Stirling created the story of "The Tiny Angel" in the 1970s for his children and future grandchildren. He believed people could obtain their goals in life by having the courage, support, and to have faith that they can.

Ketolicious Kitchens Launches Keto Mexican Comfort Food Product Line

GILBERT, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Ketolicious Kitchens recently launched a new brand - Sonora™ - that caters to the Keto and low-carb lifestyle, specifically those looking for authentic Mexican fare. Founded by Lupita Aguilera Hicks, she shares that the basis of her product line all started at home. Some of her family members experienced serious complications from heart disease and diabetes and she even observed close friends who died from related complications from the disease.

Cottage Cooking helps people to host their own cooking classes at home

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Taking cooking classes is a fun way to learn new culinary skills and expand a menu repertoire. It's also fun for people to host their own. But how? Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina helps people make it happen. Most of Cottage Cooking's classes are held in their home, but more and more people are looking to stay in their homes or vacation rentals and host their own.

Alpha Floral is delivering its exquisite, hand-arranged floral creations in Montecito and Goleta, offering same-day delivery to fill your celebrations with beauty

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- As the best-rated florist in Santa Barbara, Alpha Floral has won hearts all over the county with its fresh blooms and stunning floral arrangements. Spreading its vines further, the top florists in Santa Barbara also deliver their fresh blooms to the suburbs of Goleta and Montecito.

‘Achieving Life Satisfaction Is Our Ultimate Goal’ – Personal Development Writer Releases Inspiring Book On Finding Your Purpose

OTTAWA, Ontario /ScoopCloud/ -- An inspiring story about finding your purpose and achieving happiness by tapping into three spheres: personal growth, family values, and career focus, "For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction" (ISBN: 978-0228880103; Tellwell Publishing) is a personal development novel by author Jonathan J. Woolverton.

Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2022 – 10 Great Reads You’ve Likely Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual "books to bookmark" list of 10 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published in 2022. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

Christmas at Schnepf Farms 2022 Opens in Queen Creek the Day After Thanksgiving

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- It's the time of year when Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek transforms into a magical winter wonderland. The east valley mainstay has partnered for the fourth year with World of Illumination - known for producing the largest drive-through light shows in the world - to present Christmas at Schnepf Farms, opening to the public on November 25, 2022.

World of Illumination Opens Today in Salt Lake City with an All-New Holiday Light Show

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /ScoopCloud/ -- World of Illumination, the producer of the world's largest drive-through animated light show, is coming to Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City this holiday season. With this addition, the company adds its sixth location to its lineup of shows in the United States. Visitors to the Utah show will experience Arctic Adventure, an out-of-this-world holiday extravaganza.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra’s December performance contemplates immigration, history

LOWELL, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nearly forty percent of Americans can trace at least one ancestor to Ellis Island, and the Lowell Chamber Orchestra will present a work based on three actual stories of the famous islands that encompass the immigrant experience. "Island of Peoples" is free and open to the public, and will take place on: Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Economic-Empowerment Nonprofit Launches Campaign to Raise Funds for Minority Women in Business

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA) has launched its Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise $150,000 through November 30, 2022, to support programming that uplifts minority women entrepreneurs through access to professional development, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

The World’s Largest Drive-Through Animated Light Show Opens Three Shows in the Valley

PHOENIX, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- World of Illumination, the producer of the world's largest drive-through animated light show, announced its lineup of new theme parks for the 2022 holiday season and headlining the list are three Arizona locations. World of Illumination is constructing its larger-than-life holiday light event in the parking area of Six Flags in Phoenix, and Tempe Diablo Stadium.

Golden State Pops Orchestra presents the 2022 Holiday Pops Spectacular!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra rings in the holiday season with joyous music and high spirits on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8 p.m. in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, California. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale, with the "Holiday Pops Spectacular."

‘My Spouse, My Friend’ – Educator and counselor writes from a faith perspective to give a crash course on marital relations

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alberta /ScoopCloud/ -- "My Spouse, My Friend" (ISBN: 978-0228842859) is a must-have book for couples, newlyweds, those long in love, and engaged. A crash course on married life by author Ingiete Oyama, the book is a guide to navigating questions about marriage and finding answers.

New book celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story - his own story - and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It's scheduled to be released during National Adoption Month on November 19, National Adoption Day.

A new book illuminating the real life impacts of depression and anxiety through an evocative fictional narrative

VANCOUVER, B.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Author Paul G. Swingle's new novel "Silhouette" (ISBN: 979-8545559596; released Aug., 2022) delivers a brilliant and deceptively simple story, giving us insight into the hearts of two lonely souls. They gaze at each other from a distance, dreaming of forming a bond. Will their fears, depression, and anxiety prevent them from connecting?

Grief Opens Path to Reconnection, Resilience in New Online Retreat Nov. 5-6

WEAVERVILLE, N.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Grief, like the seasons, is part of the normal cycle of life, yet each person experiences it differently. Join grief guides Melody LeBaron and Dean Spillane-Walker for "Heart Broken Open: Grief as a Sacred Path to Reconnection and Resilience," a new online retreat for the bereaved, on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, 2022. The event is presented by: Transforming Space, Self, and Loss; and by Living Resilience.

The Zonli Battery Operated Heated Blanket is a new way to keep warm on the go

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Looking for a cozy way to stay warm this winter? Say Goodbye to Old, Chunky, Inconvenient traditional heated blanket, say hi to Zonli's battery powered heated blanket! perfect for snuggling up on the couch or staying toasty in bed. So why not treat yourself (or someone you love) to a little luxury this winter? With Zonli home's heated blanket, you can enjoy the warmth without worrying about cords or batteries.

SparksPlus Brings the College Campus Experience to Senior Living Communities with Some of the Brightest Minds in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

SEATTLE, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- The SparksPlus On-Demand Life Enrichment Program announces the holistic programs and esteemed speakers for the 2023 season. These video-on-demand classes, designed for seniors living in communities, feature top minds from world-class institutions, such as Yale and Pratt Design Institute, and the United Nations, to a Grammy Award musician. SparksPlus is a division of 3rdPlus.

Children’s author releases latest in ‘Glad to Do It!’ series about first responders

POMFRET, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- J2B Publishing announces the release of "Uncle Rocky - Fireman #10 - Ice Rescue" (ISBN: 978-1954682160), authored by James Burd Brewster. It's the 10th Uncle Rocky - Fireman book in the "Glad to do it!" children's series and is illustrated for kids aged 3-7. The series honors first responders by retelling true-life emergency response stories through the eyes of its characters: Uncle Rocky - Fireman, Officers Jack and Kate and EMT Morales.

Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show Set Off GOTV Mobilization Efforts with Celebrity Talents BPhlat, Erin Jackson and MESHELLE

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Call it the calm before the midterm election storm. Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (GA BWR) treated staff, volunteers, local and national leaders, and members of the community to a night filled with tasty food, great company, and a lot of laughter when they hosted a Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show this past Friday, October 14 at IBEW Local 613.

Asheville Couple Cooks to Travel and Guests Are Signing Up

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Founded in March 2015 by Liisa Andreassen and John Godts, Cottage Cooking in Asheville, North Carolina, was first started to fund the couple's passion for travel. Over the years, it's evolved into a business where others can share their travel and culinary experiences too. To date, together, they've traveled to 11 countries, four continents and 36 states. They always bring back some new culinary knowledge and are eager to showcase it.

The Story of the Orange Dress: Ashburn-Based Private Chef Turned Heads at her Wedding in Local Berryville, VA

ASHBURN, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- Private Chef and Owner of Fleur de Cuisine, Natalie Ramos (now Natalie Vaughn), has shared her story about overcoming adversity on her way to success in building her chef and catering business in Loudoun County, Virginia. Through sharing her story about growing up in Brooklyn, New York's housing projects, Natalie has gained a large following for her strength, willingness, and determination for overcoming obstacles that led to her personal and professional success.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Local Anchor Teams Up with The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to Launch Kindness Card Initiative as Part of Annual ‘Season of Sharing’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Local Anchor joins the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to kick off the annual "Season for Sharing" campaign. Local Anchor will mobilize the South Bay Los Angeles communities with a Kindness Cards initiative to bring a personal touch to food delivery around Thanksgiving time.

Tori Belle Cosmetics Cover Model Contest!

SEATTLE, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- In partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), Tori Belle Cosmetics is searching for the next bold, brave and confident model to grace the front cover of their magazine and other digital platforms totaling an audience of over 2.5 million per month and a prize package valued at $500.