Positivity Can Save Your Life, Woman Proves by Overcoming Battle against Rare Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is difficult for anyone to receive, and Donna Moore’s prognosis was not optimistic.

San Antonio, TX, USA, June 15, 2018 — “I was told from the beginning that most people’s bodies can’t handle the treatment, let alone withstand the cancer,” Moore recounts.

In 2010, she was diagnosed with Adenosarcoma, a rare type of uterine cancer. When the cancer was discovered to be metastatic, her oncologist prepared for the worst. “The treatment for metastatic cancer focuses on extending and maintaining one’s quality of life—not finding a cure. At least this was the situation when I first met Donna Moore,” medical oncologist Michael S. Gordon writes.

“In that moment, I realized we had an uphill battle and we were going to have to start treatment right away,” explains Moore.

In addition to starting treatment, Moore began to read about other cancer patients who had survived the disease. “I wanted to know what they did to survive. The common thread was if you don’t keep the energy in your body flowing positively it will impede treatment. I focused a lot on keeping my energy flow positive, and a lot of that was humor. A lot of it was God.”

Her “adventure with cancer,” as Moore has dubbed it, meant trying everything and anything that promised to help her heal. From essential oils to energy work and traditional treatments, Moore was open to everything. She began writing regular e-mail updates, and she realized that she was not only keeping her friends and family apprised of her status but also entertained by her upbeat stories about this trying chapter of her life.

It was this e-mail correspondence that prompted Moore to write a book so that her story could be a resource to others who were facing an especially challenging life situation or disease.

Of the book, Moore comments, “I hope it will help people to approach these difficult situations positively and to add humor to it. To be able to laugh at a difficulty and not to take it so seriously. People need to know that there are so many different ways of healing yourself, and everybody has a unique approach.”

Defeating this rare cancer, Moore overcame odds that were undeniably stacked against her.

“It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that Donna’s recovery was nothing short of miraculous,” adds Publisher Lisa M. Umina. “This author illustrates so clearly that, in a world where many take a poor prognosis as a death sentence, there is room for positivity, faith, and incredible healing.”

For more information about Donna Moore, visit www.handlewithlovebydonna.com and www.halopublishing.com. “Handle With Love: One Woman’s Approach to Kicking a Nasty-Ass Cancer” is now available at Halo Publishing International and Amazon in Paperback for $14.95, and as an e-Book for $4.98.

Press & Media Contact:
Lisa Michelle Umina, Publisher
Halo Publishing International, Inc
1100 NW Loop 410, Suite 700-176
San Antonio, TX 78213 – USA
+1 877-705-9647
contact@halopublishing.com
http://www.halopublishing.com

Jerome N. Okoye Advocates Invigorating Faith to Fulfill Our Human Potential

Having overcome numerous adversities as a boy growing up in Nigeria, Jerome N. Okoye is creating a platform to share this powerful message.

San Antonio, TX, USA, June 14, 2018 — “You have been created for much more.”

Having overcome numerous adversities as a boy growing up in Nigeria, Jerome N. Okoye is creating a platform to share this powerful message.

Although Nigeria is Africa’s biggest economy, about 67% of the population still lives below the poverty line, a reality with which Jerome is intimately familiar.

From growing up as a child in Ajengule—one of Nigeria’s most notorious slums—to never being sure if there would be enough to eat, Jerome went on to get a degree in electrical engineering and a post-graduate degree in electric power systems engineering. He now has a successful career working for General Electric as a salesman, as well as a budding private consulting business.

“Electricity has always been fascinating to me, how something so simple can illuminate so much. The same is true with knowledge. If you can make things a bit clearer, if you can expose people to true knowledge, they can find out the rest for themselves. I’ve always looked to illuminate this path.”

This is Jerome’s goal with his new book, “Calling on the Deep: The Believer’s Quest for Revival,” where he aims to challenge the status quo, and encourage people to re-evaluate their relationship with their faith.

Although he himself once knew the very depths of lack and uncertainty, Jerome emphasizes that material wealth is not the ultimate goal: “We are more than just wealth itself. Wealth for the sake of being wealthy is meaningless. What is important to me is speaking to people about the truth of human potential. I know without a shadow of a doubt, that we have unlimited potential, and can do whatever we set our hearts to.”

Publisher Lisa M. Umina adds, “This author has a powerful perspective to share. His message is relevant not only for the Nigerian audience but for the world.”

For more information about Jerome N. Okoye visit www.halopublishing.com. “Calling on the Deep” is now available at Halo Publishing International, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, and Books a Million in Paperback for $14.95, and as an e-Book for $9.99.

* Halo Publishing
* Amazon
* Barnes & Noble


Press & Media Contact:
Lisa Michelle Umina, Publisher
Halo Publishing International, Inc
1100 NW Loop 410, Suite 700-176
San Antonio, TX 78213 – USA
+1 877-705-9647
contact@halopublishing.com
http://www.halopublishing.com

The Shop Local Network welcomes Rosenwinkel Insurance as a Shop Local Mission Partner

Rosenwinkel Insurance, with two locations in Indiana, one in at Hammond at 7114 Calumet Avenue and the other in Crown Point at 10740 Broadway, Suite B Crown Point offers a family-style service and selection for all of your insurance needs.

LaPorte, Indiana, June 13, 2018 – Rosenwinkel Insurance, with two locations in Indiana, one in at Hammond at 7114 Calumet Avenue and the other in Crown Point at 10740 Broadway, Suite B Crown Point offers a family-style service and selection for all of your insurance needs. Nick Bello, President of The Shop Local Network states, “Rosenwinkel Insurance has been serving families since 1939. Your business simply can’t last that long unless you are truly taking care of your customers!”

This independent insurance agency represents dozens of top-rated, secured and established insurance companies.They carefully select the companies that they work with to provide you with top-notch service, price, and protection. They pride themselves on always being there for what you need and have your best interest in mind.They can help you save even more on “Early Quoting Discounts.”

They represent and service Hammond and Crown Point and all the surrounding towns in Northwest Indiana, Lake County, Cook County, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. They are also excited to be able to serve your needs near Cedar Lake, Lowell, Merrillville, Schererville, St. John, Winfield and other surrounding communities. Having locations in both North Lake County and South Lake County makes it very convenient to visit and/or take care of business wherever your errands may take you!

They are available 24/7 in case of a crisis. They pride themselves on providing the same face to face genuine service that the Rosenwinkel’s have for 3 generations.

One very unique tidbit about their offices is that they are covered in Rosenwinkel history and other nostalgia. From license to little knick knacks that make the offices colorful and one-of-a-kind. It doesn’t matter which office you visit you will get the same feeling. Whether it is in Crown point, where you walk in and see Tami Rosenwinkel, or if you walk in to the Hammond office and see her husband, Edward Rosenwinkel, you will be greeted by a one of the members of the Rosenwinkel family.

So, are you ready to get insured the right way. Head over to either office and get that done. You can take a look at their website or make a phone call for more information or for their hours!

http://rosenwinkelinsurance.com

Crown Point- (219) 662-1111

Hammond- (219) 932-8283

The Shop Local Network

Nick Bello

LaPorte Indiana

1-800-501-2632

support@TheShopLocalNetwork.com

www.TheShopLocalNetwork.com

Contact:

Nick Bello

The Shop Local Network

LaPorte, Indiana

1-800-501-2632

support@TheShopLocalNetwork.com

http://www.TheShopLocalNetwork.com

The Blockchain Ecosystem is Entering Maturity: RedCab and WishKnish Collaborate to Scale the “Uber of Egypt”

Washington, DC, USA, 2018-Jun-13 — /Real Time Press Release/ — The 1990’s saw an internet boom where anything that had a “dot com” at the end was golden. Soon enough though, people began to wake up and realize that unless the “dot coms” became easy to use and universally applicable, all those fever dreams of internet enthusiasts would forever remain just that – dreams. Eventually, email communication matured, America Online begat many long-distance romances (and even a famous rom-com), and MySpace became a worldwide phenomenon.

Now, in 2018, we are finding ourselves in the midst of a similar era – complete with blazing-fast growth and unprecedented opportunities. And once more, the blockchain enthusiasts’ dreams are crashing against real-world usability and adaptability challenges.

And that’s exactly why the newly-announced partnership between Cairo-based RedCab and Washington DC-bredWishKnish stands to bring decentralized commerce another step (or leap) closer to full retailization, putting a friendly, human face on a set of often-complicated technologies and making them accessible to… well, literally anyone.

Whether it’s a couple on a romantic date searching for a cab, or a grandmother with a bad back looking for someone to deliver her groceries and medicine, or even a tourist hoping to use their home currency to make a local purchase, the process needs to be quick, simple, and coupled with a coin-agnostic settlement solution to match.

“In the current climate of technology, sellers and customers alike, they want efficiency”, shares Alisa Gus, CEO of WishKnish Corp. “They want to be able to transact seamlessly and transparently with transactions being approved in a timely fashion – and with fees that don’t hinder the use of crypto currencies. ​T​hat’s why our partnership with Red Cab makes so much sense – we both seek to bring blockchain to the everyday consumer who wants a timely and safe fulfillment of their order.”

The latest statistics shows a drastic reduction in patience for customers expecting deliveries of any goods and services ordered online, and while the blockchain-powered businesses seek specifically to reduce the inefficiencies inherent in legacy infrastructures, the way to onboard customers and get them comfortable with a new paradigm is a rarely-explored concept.

“We are bringing the use of blockchain to the masses, so all can participate. WishKnish is a platform to deploy and scale your business rapidly across the US and globally”, explains WishKnish COO, Michael Kapoor. “Simply put, we make it easy.”

RedCab CEO, Mohamed Mousa, agrees. “The partnership between RedCab and WishKnish opens infinite opportunities of collaboration in marketing using machine learning, payment solutions and platform development.”

With exciting marketing and P2P options opening for the companies entering this partnership, the future of retailized blockchain settlement and commerce is now looking a lot brighter.

About WishKnish:
WishKnish is a next-generation unifying ledger architecture built for applications that are scalable globally; Effortless e-commerce, censorship-free communication, and unprecedented simplicity of connecting legacy e-stores, communities, and enterprise systems in a decentralized world.

About RedCab:
RedCab LLC has been observing the transformation of car sharing and transportation industry during the past 8 years from technical and social side. For the past year the research has started by the founders to build the first global transportation community and introduce a new business model based on sharing economy and community development, and on the other side build a profitable business based on data monetization from Geo Ads. RedCab LLC believes in the power of community when they have the right tools and the firm operation expansion becomes a matter of time.

Contact-Details:
Alisa Gus, CEO
PO Box 2160
Reston, VA 20195
https://wishknish.com
alisa@wishknish.com
+1-202-800-2663 (phone / fax)

 

It’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil Month at Ruccello Olive Oil and to Celebrate They’re Offering Free Shipping on All Online Orders

It’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Month at Ruccello Olive Oil, so to celebrate, Ruccello is offering free shipping on all online orders through June.

Monterey, CA, June 13, 2018 — It’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Month at Ruccello Olive Oil, so to celebrate, Ruccello is offering free shipping on all online orders through June.

Just use coupon code FREESHIP when ordering from ruccellooliveoil.com.

Ruccello Olive Oil, founded in 2017 by Monterey native RoseAnne Ruccello-Fischer, specializes in Extra Virgin Olive Oils from the Tuscany region in of Italy and from California, as well as hand-crafted olive wood items, olive oil soaps and lotions and handmade aprons. Coming this summer, she will be offering Balsamic vinegars.

Ruccello is committed to educating the consumer on the many health benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and how to be a discerning consumer through olive oil tastings, olive oil and food pairing events and house parties showcasing EVOO.

There is actually quite a bit of research on the health effects of olive oil, especially Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Studies show that the mono-unsaturated fats and antioxidants in EVOO have some powerful health benefits, such as a reduced risk of heart disease.

According to healthline.com, here is why EVOO is often considered the “healthiest fat on Earth”:

> Real “extra virgin” olive oil is 100% natural and very high in antioxidants. Many of the lower quality olive oils have been processed and adulterated with cheaper oils.

> Olive oil is very high in monounsaturated fats and contains a modest amount of vitamins E and K. True EVOO is loaded with antioxidants, some of which have powerful health benefits.

> Olive oil contains oleic acid and oleocanthal, nutrients that can fight inflammation. This may be the main reason for olive oil’s health benefits.

> EVOO may be one of the healthiest foods you can eat for heart health. It lowers blood pressure, protects LDL particles from oxidation, reduces inflammation and may help prevent unwanted blood clotting.

> Although mostly studied for its effects on heart health, olive oil consumption has also been associated with a number of other health benefits, including fighting cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. There is preliminary evidence for these health benefits, but this needs to be confirmed in human controlled trials.

> Olive oil, which contains mostly monounsaturated fatty acids (only one double bond), is actually fairly resistant to high heat. In one study, researchers heated EVOO to 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit) for 36 hours. The oil was highly resistant to damage. Another study used olive oil for deep frying, and it took 24-27 hours for it to reach damage levels that were deemed harmful. So, overall, EVOO seems to be very safe… even for cooking at a fairly high heat.

>EVOO is most definitely a “superfood,” however, it is extremely important to get the right stuff. That is, EVOO that hasn’t been diluted with cheaper oils or even mislabeled as EVOO.

“Consumers know that olive oil is good for you, but there are a lot of myths about it out there,” says Ruccello. “I want to share what I’ve learned and I want to provide a product that people can trust and feel safe in the knowledge that the products are of the highest quality.”

Ruccello Olive Oil

P.O. Box 257, Monterey, CA 93940

Telephone: 831-275-8306

WhatsApp: 1-831-275-8306

roseanne@RuccelloOliveOil.com

http://ruccellooliveoil.com

Contact:

Marci Bracco Cain

Chatterbox PR

Salinas, CA 93901

(831) 747-7455

http://www.ruccellooliveoil.com

Engage PEO Named 2018 Fast 50 Honoree by the South Florida Business Journal

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA — Engage PEO, a professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., was recently honored as one of South Florida Business Journal’s 2018 Fast 50, recognizing the region’s 50 fastest-growing private companies. The official award ceremony and celebration will take place on Thursday, August 16 in Miami.

Companies recognized with this honor have demonstrated significant growth in the past three years. The Fast 50 is a compilation of two Top 25 lists: one for companies with more than $25 million in annual revenue, and one for companies with less than $25 million in annual revenue.

“Joining the ranks of the South Florida Business Journal’s Fast 50 is a clear indication of our unparalleled industry growth and expertise, which translates to strong client relationships and sustained business growth,” said Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage PEO. “We are proud to be listed amongst the fastest growing businesses in South Florida, and will continue to provide personalized human resource and compliance solutions so our clients can then focus on what truly matters: thriving.”

Engage was also named one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list in 2016 and 2017; over the course of the last four years, no PEO has grown faster. Additionally, Engage recently received another distinction from the Internal Revenue Service that recognizes the company as one of the first professional employer organizations in the U.S. to earn “Certified Professional Employer Organization” status. This new designation ensures greater benefits for small and mid-sized businesses, such as tax advantages and financial protections.

About Engage PEO
Engage PEO delivers comprehensive HR solutions to small and mid-sized businesses nationwide, sharpening their competitive advantage. Comprised of the industry’s most respected veteran professional employer organization executives, certified HR professionals and attorneys, Engage PEO provides hands-on, expert HR services and counsel to help clients minimize cost and maximize efficiency for stronger business performance. The company’s superior service offering includes a full range of health and workers’ compensation insurance products, payroll technology and tax administration, risk management services and advanced technology as part of an extensive suite of HR services. Engage PEO was recently awarded the designation of Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), ensuring greater benefits for small and mid-sized businesses such as tax advantages and financial protections. Engage PEO is also accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation. In 2016 and 2017, Engage PEO was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest growing companies. For more information on Engage PEO visit http://www.engagepeo.com.

The IRS does not endorse any particular certified professional employer organization. For more information on certified professional employer organizations go to http://www.IRS.gov.

Media Contact:
Sloane Fistel, rbb Communications
(305) 249-1171
sloane.fistel@rbbcommunications.com

Free Live Entertainment Abounds at the 2018 Monterey County Fair, Coming Aug. 30-Sept. 3, in Monterey

Fairgoers will be able to enjoy a whole host of free live entertainment during the Monterey County Fair, set for Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2018, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

Monterey, CA, June 11, 2018 — Fairgoers will be able to enjoy a whole host of free live entertainment during the Monterey County Fair, set for Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2018, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

This year’s theme is “Shake Your Tail Feathers,” and fairgoers will be able to do that with rock, funk rock, country, R&B, pop, magic, juggling and hypnosis acts, pig racing, and much more, all free with a paid entry to the fair.

In addition to the headlining artists on the Main Stage — chart-topping funk rock group War, on Thursday, August 30, George Strait Tribute on Friday, August 31, Journey Revisited at on Saturday, September 1 — Reno country band Left of Centre will play daily in the Turf Club and electric violinist and singer Razzvio performs at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. daily on the Island Stage.

Also performing daily on the grounds during the fair will be Stilt Circus, Chicken Man, Godfrey the Magician and Down on the Farm (in the King City Room); All Alaskan Racing Pigs and live wood-carving demonstrations daily in the Oak Tree Ring; Circus Imagination and pony rides in the Children’s Area; and juggler Something Ridiculous on the Community Stage.

Admission to the fair is $10 for adults ages 13-61, $8 in advance, and $8 online, plus $1 fee; seniors 62 and better, $9, $8 advance, and $8 online, plus $1; children $6, $4 advance, $4 online, plus $1 fee; children 5 and under free.

Discount fair tickets are available at the Fairground’s Administrative Office or at www.MontereyCountyFair.com.

Fair Hours:

Thursday-Sunday: 12 to 11 p.m.

Monday: 12 to 10 p.m.

Left of Centre

August 30- September 2

Two daily shows in the Hunt Club

Left of Centre is based in Reno, Nevada. They are the official house band at Toby Keith’s (I Love This Bar and Grill in Las Vegas). This band does it all, from Brad Paisley to Bob Marley to Metallica with true conviction. They believe there are only two types of music, good and bad. They have been voted Entertainer of the Year, Musicians of the Year, Best Album and Best Band in multiple states and have shared the stage with Kenny Chesney, Sammy Hagar, Clay Walker, Lee Ann Rimes, Maroon 5, Joan Jett, Ratt, Quiet Riot, Cinderella, Jarrod Nienamm, Lee Brice, Diamond Rio, Tracy Lawrence, Jake Owen, the list goes on and on.

Razzvio

Razzvio is an electric violinist and singer who reinvents familiar pop and rock arrangements from an entirely different angle. Through live looping, she blends powerhouse vocals with her unique violin designed to build songs with the sophistication of a string quartet. Razzvio’s all new brand of interactive electric string pop will make you rethink the electric violin and is a perfect complement to any outdoor event.

About the Monterey County Fair & Event Center

The Monterey County Fair & Event Center is a premier event center set on 22 oak-studded acres with ample parking. It is a state-owned multi-use facility that features four large banquet rooms, two outdoor concert venues, and a variety of outdoor and indoor cost-effective sites ideal for all types of events. It is home of the annual award-winning Monterey County Fair, host to many major and private events on the Central Coast, and the site of the Monterey Bay Race Place, a Satellite Wagering Facility.

For more information, contact the Fair Administration Office, at 2004 Fairground Road in Monterey, by calling (831) 372-5863 or go to www.montereycountyfair.com for more information.

Contact:

Marci Bracco Cain

Chatterbox PR

Salinas, CA 93901

(831) 747-7455

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The Shop Local Network is proud to have Carpet Town in LaPorte Indiana as a Mission partner

Carpet Town, located at 400 Lincolnway in La Porte, IN, has been serving La Porte since 1977. Nick Bello, president of The Shop Local Network stated, “Carpet Town truly serves the community.

LaPorte, Indiana, June 11, 2018 – Carpet Town, located at 400 Lincolnway in La Porte, IN, has been serving La Porte since 1977. Nick Bello, president of The Shop Local Network stated, “Carpet Town truly serves the community. Their military discounts and local hero discounts are just another way that they go above and beyond.

Lee Barth, founder of Carpet Town, built the area’s premiere flooring store. The Carpet Town family’s commitment to customer service, top quality products, and skilled craftsmanship, have inspired customer relationships that have spanned generations. Today his son Chris Barth carries on this legacy of high quality products, and premiere customer service, at the best value. Carpet Town offers many years of expertise and keeps current with all of the hottest floor trends. The Carpet Town family prides themselves of ensuring that they present you with options that will not only meet your decorative style, but meets your flooring lifestyle needs. They know that pets and kids can demand more out of your flooring!

“Chris was great to work with and found me exactly what I needed for an unbeatable price! The guys who installed it were equally great and professional as well! I will definitely recommend them and call for all future projects! Thanks guys!” says Matt Burgdorf.

Carpet Town carries a variety of brands and products, including Shaw’s Anso, Caress, ClearTouch, EverTouch, St. Jude Carpet Cushion, and Tuftex.

Carpet Town has repeatedly been voted #1 and awarded the “New Dispatch: Reader’s Choice Award” as well as the Herald Argus Readers’ Choice Award! Carpet Town has a long standing history of supporting their community through various donations and sports team sponsorships.

They offer in-home measurements, installation, and carpet binding.

So are you ready for Carpet Town to floor you? Stop in today and see what they have for you. You can call or go to their website for their hours and more information.

(219) 362-3185

www.CarpetTownFloors.com

Contact:

Reid Bello

The Shop Local Network

LaPorte, Indiana

1-800-501-2632

support@TheShopLocalNetwork.com

http://www.TheShopLocalNetwork.com

FED Publishing Releases New eBook Edition of, “The Gemini Agenda” by Michael McMenamin & Patrick McMenamin

A new eBook edition of The Gemini Agenda by Michael McMenamin & Patrick McMenamin continues the award-winning series of Winston Churchill Thrillers weaving history, intrigue, thrills and romance during the era leading up to World War II. The 3rd novel in the series, it was a 2012 Grand Prize Winner-Fiction in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards and named both a 2012 Historical Fiction Book of the Year Finalist and a 2012 Thriller/Suspense Book of the Year Finalist by ForeWord Reviews.

Cleveland, OH, USA — In 1932, Winston Churchill has ominous intelligence from a confidential source in Germany. Across the United States, naked bodies, drained of blood, their eyeballs extracted, appeared at ten remote locations. A serial killer? Or something worse? Churchill’s source believes the answers may lie in Germany.

Churchill informs William Randolph Hearst who assigns his best journalist, Mattie McGary, Churchill’s risk-taking Scottish goddaughter, to investigate. Together with her lover, the lawyer and ex-military intelligence agent Bourke Cockran, Jr., they become the target of an international conspiracy that ranges from Wall Street to Washington, DC; from Long Island’s fabled Gold Coast to the marble corridors of the Barlow Palace in Munich, headquarters of Adolf Hitler’s fast-rising Nazi Party that is poised on the cusp of power.

Mattie’s discovery in America that all ten victims were twins leads her to learn that there are ten more missing twins for whom “autopsy protocols” will begin in Bavaria in just ten days. Mattie and Cockran embark for Germany on the famed airship the Graf Zeppelin in a race against time to locate and save the twins. In Bavaria, they combine forces with unlikely allies leading to a sinister Nazi clinic in the Bavarian National Forest near the small border town of Passau where Hitler lived as a child. Once there, they uncover an unspeakable alliance between Wall Street-funded American eugenicists and Nazi scientists to conduct lethal experiments on American twins in order to unlock the secrets to creating a master race.

Michael McMenamin is the author of the critically acclaimed Becoming Winston Churchill, The Untold Story of Young Winston and His American Mentor. His son Patrick McMenamin is an award-winning journalist who has produced stories for ABC News, Fox News, HuffPost and Buzzfeed.

Visit the authors at: http://www.winstonchurchillthrillers.com / http://www.facebook.com/WinstonChurchillThrillers.

Genre – Churchill, Hitler, American Eugenics, Josef Mengele, Otmar von Verschuer, Anti-Semitism, Nazi

The ebook version of The Gemini Agenda, a Winston Churchill Thriller ISBN 9781506906065, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold.

Media Contact:
Michael McMenamin
+1(941)921-2607
wsc_mcmenamin13@yahoo.com

Social-Emotional Learning an Indispensable Component of Childhood Development, Education Professionals Affirm

Social Education professionals, Jessica Tukaj and Amanda Derrick, are working to facilitate positive change within an education system that works on a “one size fits all” model.

San Antonio, TX, USA, June 9, 2018 — Social Education professionals, Jessica Tukaj and Amanda Derrick, are working to facilitate positive change within an education system that works on a “one size fits all” model.

Standardized testing has been on the rise since 2002 when the No Child Left Behind act was passed. But these kinds of standardized tests have been shown to cause extreme stress in younger students, and it has not increased student achievement, with US ranking dropping in math and science according to the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

“With the continued raising of standards, children are facing more pressure in the school system than arguably ever before. Many children feel that they don’t fit into this mold in the proper time frame. It’s important for students and parents to recognize that all students will develop in their own way and in their own time,” Derrick affirms.

For both Derrick and Tukaj, these conversations about school systems and different educational models date back to when they studied Social Education together at Florida Gulf Coast University.

Now, as professionals working in the field, these concerns are apparent in the workplace and beyond. “We need to look at the whole child and their social-emotional development, which is a big part of what we think is lacking in the school system. There’s so much more to a child than if they can read by the age of five or write cursive by the time they’re in third grade.”

On a personal note, Derrick adds, “We both have quirky kids. They are great and amazing children, however we have learned as parents that they do things in their own time just like so many other children do, and that’s okay.”

To tackle these issues, the two women decided to team-up to create a children’s book that presents a new perspective, teaching children the value of being a unique individual. “There is a lack of knowledge and resources addressing social-emotional development, which is why we decided to create this book,” says Tujak. “Our goal is to provide tools for parents and teachers to start developing these skills with their children.”

Teaching social education skills as well as science lessons, “These books are not only fun and engaging for children, but they present an essential message to educators and parents alike about the type of messages they need to be instilling in children,” comments publisher Lisa M. Umina.

For more information about Amanda Derrick and Jessica Tukaj visit www.halopublishing.com. “In Time Butterfly” is now available at Halo Publishing International, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, and Books a Million in Hardcover for $19.95, in Paperback for $13.95, and as an e-Book for $5.00.

* Halo Publishing:
http://www.halopublishing.com/2d-e/amanda-derrick-and-jessica-tukaj.html

* Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1612446515/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=halopub-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1612446515&linkId=0f610aa779764dee7fa6755133065545

* Barnes and Noble:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1128787595;jsessionid=98D6B2B6A1D0E5997E4224B6E1EEAD01.prodny_store01-atgap04?ean=9781612446516

Press & Media Contact:
Lisa Michelle Umina, Publisher
Halo Publishing International, Inc
1100 NW Loop 410, Suite 700-176,
San Antonio, TX 78213 – USA
+1 877-705-9647
contact@halopublishing.com
http://www.halopublishing.com