Everytown for Gun Safety

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I decided years ago that I wouldn’t just wring my hands about gun violence.

The fact that 86 people are killed with guns every single day in this country cannot be something we just lament. We have to do something about it.

You’re receiving this email because I know you agree that there’s so much more we can do to reduce gun violence and keep our families and communities safe.

That’s why Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America are combining forces to launch our most ambitious effort yet: Everytown for Gun Safety.

Please take a minute right now to watch the first Everytown for Gun Safety video and share it with your friends and family. It’s the first in a series of videos we’re rolling out in the weeks and months ahead to highlight key gun violence issues.

Everytown is building a movement of everyday people — moms, teachers, survivors, gun owners, mayors, faith leaders, police chiefs and others — to organize in our communities and play a growing role in local, state and federal elections.

No one has done this before — and certainly not on the scale we have planned.

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For too long, Congress has refused to enact basic measures that would help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.

We’ll continue to fight hard on Capitol Hill, but it’s time to expand our strategy and hold candidates at all levels of office accountable to the people who elect them. And that means we need a grassroots movement that will fight for a future free from gun violence — in every town across America.

Thank you for being part of this movement.

Mike Bloomberg
Everytown for Gun Safety

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Everytown for Gun Safety is a movement of Americans fighting for common-sense gun policies. We are moms, mayors, survivors, and concerned citizens.

We depend on contributions from supporters like you to fund our important work to reduce gun violence.

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Everytown for Gun Safety, 909 Third Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10022
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EVENT: Finding the right caregiver for your family

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Local Mom is an expert on Rodan + Fields skin care

When I worked at Aveda, Estee Lauder had just bought Rodan + Fields skin care company. The buzz was amazing and quite different than for other trendy brands which were forming at the time. Fast forward and my former UWS neighbor, Michele Gold, has been telling me about how the company has evolved.

Have you heard about Rodan + Fields skin care? Their tag line is “changing skin changing lives”. Created by dermatologists Drs Rodan and Fields, these doctors are doing for anti-aging what they did for acne – they’re the same doctors that created ProActiv. And just like with ProActiv when the doctors challenged traditional distribution by selling via informercials back in the 90’s, now the doctors are trail blazing again. They pulled their best-selling line from the stores (#1 at Nordstrom), to go the direct-selling route. They have put their products that are coveted by beauty editors everywhere into the hands of their consultants across the country. Michele sent me an email inviting me to one of her events and I was impressed with what she wrote to I wanted to pass it along – both to help her and my former company!

“Rodan + Fields have created multi-med regimens that combine over the counter active ingredients that when used together in the prescribed order, have clinically proven amazing results. The four core regimens tackle wrinkles, sun damage, acne and sensitive skin. And combined with their two at-home tools – the Macro Exfoliator and the Today show best beauty product of 2011 – the AMP MD Roller, you can skip most visits to the dermatologist – buh-bye Botox! How are the doctors “changing lives”? The direct selling distribution channel is allowing thousands of men and women to have their own companies, while capitalizing on the global brand of the doctors. In 5 years, the company is on its way to being a billion dollar company with no signs of slowing down.

There are two ways to become involved with Rodan + Fields – as a product user and as a consultant. EVERYTHING comes with a 60-day empty bottle guarantee. These doctors stand behind their products! Try ‘em out and if you don’t like them you can send them back. Not sure what would be for you? Answer these simple questions, to find out what would be custom recommended for your skin type and skin concerns: https://faceglow.myrandf.com/Pages/OurProducts/GetAdvice/SolutionsTool

If you’d like to find out more about becoming a consultant, meet the upper west side team every other Friday from 8:45am – 9:45 am at Aroma bar 161 W. 72nd St. Or if you can’t make it to Aroma, feel free to contact Michele Gold at faceglows1.
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UWS Mom knows Yoga for Kidz – I trust her….

If you think your child would benefit from yoga, it’s a no brainer that you should introduce them to Lori! See below for upcoming classes.

There are a few spots left for Kidz Yoga Classes!

STRENGTH…BALANCE…RELAXATION

Yogapoze Tweenz Spring Session

April 2nd – June 13th
(no class April 16th or May 7th)

Wednesdays 3:45 – 4:45pm @ Naam Yoga
(72nd between Amsterdam & Columbus)
10 sessions for $300

Yogapoze Kidz Spring Session
April 4th – June 13th
(no class April 18th)
Fridays 3:45 – 4:45pm @ 200 Riverside Blvd.

(between 69th and 70th)
10 sessions for $300
*Limited spots available

Email: info to enroll!


www.yogapoze.com

www.facebook.com/yogapoze

www.twitter.com/yogapoze

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Socialsklz: TODAY SHOW & last call for spring after-school program!

A great program to look into:

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after-school program!
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April 3- June 12, 2014
kidz (ages 4-7) and tweenz (ages 8-12)

This interactive and fun 10 week after-school program includes topics such as proper greetings and introductions, social and communication skills in all realms of life, being a good friend, respect for oneself and others, personal grooming, body language, phone interaction, organization and timeliness, gratitude, dining skills, thoughtfulness and empathy, being safe and savvy on the Internet (for the older age set), and more.

Classes include engaging activities, role-play exercises, a mini-excursion in the neighborhood, and a forum for students to discuss difficult social situations with their club leader and peers. The workshop series culminates with an in-class “socialsklz:-) dinner party.”
Cost: $450 for 10 weeks, more info available here

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This week, founder Faye de Muyshondt was on The Today Show with Al Roker, Willie Geist, and Tamron Hall on the topic of house guests, college kids bringing home significant others, and more.
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create your own workshop!
One of our most popular options is to create a group workshop specifically tailored to the needs of a group or individual child. Choose 1-2 topics from our website, figure out a date and time, and we either come to you, or you come to us!

*for more information monique@socialsklz.com

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PS 452 – Mentalism Show featuring Sam Eaton

Let’s support our local school fundraisers. I always love the Spring since a) no more freezing weather and bundling up the kids AND
b) all the great fairs and events at the local schools! (send me your school’s info if you don’t see it posted here yet!)

Don’t miss the PS 452 Magic & Mentalism Show featuring Sam Eaton (who has his own award-winning off-bway magic show called The Quantum Eye).

Sunday, May 18th at 2pm at the PS 452 auditorium at 100 West 77th Street, between Amsterdam & Columbus. Tickets purchased in advance are Adult: $20 and Child: $15 and can be purchased at www.ps452.org beginning Monday (prices increase if purchased the day of the performance). And Sam Eaton is an incredible performer. It’s not only magic, a lot of his act centers around really creative mind reading tricks which I think the kids are going to love. Parents can get a sneak peak into some of his tricks on his website www.thequantumeye.com. The show is best targeted to kids 5-10+ and their families. It would probably be too mature for kids in nursery school.
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24 hours left, Joanie’s Kickstarter packages majorly reduced

Major Kickstarter Sale, Only 24 Hours remaining.

There are only 24 hours left to pre-order our new album ‘Good Egg’ along with other awesome prizes, at a discount.

Make sure to pledge before 6 PM, tomorrow, Wednesday March 26th or you will miss out on the sale and your chance to pre-order our new album & get it delivered right to your door before anyone else.
We still need $ 2,496 to meet our goal or else we won’t get a dime. We are SO close I can taste it. To help meet our goal, we’ve lowered the following packages:

One Day Only, Kickstarter Sale

-11 AM Symphony Space VIP Package (was $900, now $600, only 1 available)
Hang backstage in the green room, join the band on stage for a song during the show, guarenteed front row seats
-2 PM Symphony Space VIP Package (was $800, now $500, only 1 available)
-VIP CD Release Package at Madison Sq. Kids (was $700, now $500, only 1 available)
Tues. June 24th + Full CD collection + Shake Shack lunch on me
-1 hour Williamsburg Music Lesson w/ Drummer Dan and Joanie (was $500, now $350)
-Double Yolk, Sibling/Cousin Package (was $425, now $395)
-Miss Nina Weekly Video Package (was $200, now $150, only 3 available)

Symphony Space Concert, this Saturday

The Nightlights are so excited to return to Symphony Space this Saturday, March 29th at 11 am and 2 pm. We will be playing a few new tunes off our upcoming album, ‘Good Egg’ along with all of your ole’ favorites in the Thalia Theater.
For those of you lucky enough to live near NYC, this is a show not to miss. Comfy seats, a great sound system, Awesome programming director, Darren; It’s one of my favorite places to play in the country.
Last time we played at Symphony Space, it sold out so this time we’ve added a second show. You should still get tix in advance to be safe. Symphony Space- 2537 Bway at 95th St.
And if you want to be our VIP for either show, check out the Kickstarter package to make your kids dreams come true.

Symphony Space Tickets

Thanks for your constant support.
Without my fans, friends and family, I’d just be singing songs in my room.
You and your families make it all worth while.
xoxo, Joanie Leeds
www.joanieleeds.com
257 Grand St | Brooklyn, NY 11211 US
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Camp Ramah Nyack – join us!

Our kids are going to Ramah Nyack for the first time this summer.  We have heard from many other families about how special it is – tons of RUACH! That’s perfect for us!

If you are still figuring out your summer plans, read on:

Limited spots remain at Ramah Day Camp in Nyack for Summer 2014. Ramah Nyack is a unique summer experience filled with fun, learning, and growth for children presently in pre-kindergarten through 7th grade. We offer the full gamut of camp activities, all with a Jewish dimension! Visit www.ramahnyack.org to learn more and to register online. 

It’s not too late to enroll for Ramah specialty day camps for Summer 2014! Ramah Sport, Ramah Outdoors, and Ramah Performs are unique programs that combine specialized instruction with years of Ramah camping experience in a spirited environment where Judaism, Jewish values, and Hebrew language are integral to daily activities. Choose one or more specialty camp options either as part of a Ramah Nyack package or as a distinct experience. For dates, tuition, locations, and program descriptions, please visit www.ramahnyack.org 

specialty camps: ramah sport, ramah outdoors, and ramah performs

We are pleased to offer three exciting specialty day camp options for Summer 2014!

Ramah Sport is back for a second incredible summer of drills, expert instruction, and competitive play. Watch the Ramah Sport video.

Ramah Outdoors is a complete outdoor adventure experience featuring a camping trip.

Ramah Performs is an intensive theater and perorming arts program that culminates in a performance.

Each unique program combines specialized instruction with the best of Ramah!

Tuition and transportation
Enroll now

You can see many videos of camp which made us want to go: https://www.youtube.com/user/CampRamahinNyack
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VH1 Save the Music today

3RD ANNUAL VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FAMILY DAY
Saturday, March 22 , 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
PS 334/The Anderson School3rd Annual VH1 Save The Music Family DayPlay, learn, share and celebrate music through a variety of interactive workshops, activities and performances for all ages including singer-songwriter workshops, music, dance and DJ classes, glitter tattoos, a family drum circle, Nickelodeon characters and musical instrument making stations.
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JOANIE LEEDS & THE NIGHTLIGHTS are making a new KIDS ALBUM

Joanie Leeds sent this email around to people (like me) who adore her and want to support her ongoing career.

We were so lucky that she came to the JCC nursery school this Wed. to sing with Liza and the other kids. Liza was singing Joanie’s Ice Cream song all afternoon.  Joanie travels around the world entertaining families and inspiring creative imaginations.  She is so talented!  Imagine, if we all make a small (or large) donation to Joanie, what the next big, stuck in your head tune will be!  Move over “Let it Go”… here comes Joanie’s latest song! Pass this along to your friends, please.

Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights is a multi-award winning kids rock band from Brooklyn and they are working on their 6th album ‘Good Egg’, perfect for kids 2-10! I have supported their Kickstarter Campaign and you should too! There are only 4 days left to pre-order and get some awesome prizes. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/joanieleeds/good-egg-joanie-leeds-rocks-her-6th-kids-cd/dashboard

They are getting closer to their goal of $20K but they still need a major push. It’s an all or nothing campaign so they only get the funding if they meet their 20K goal, otherwise it all gets refunded. They are offering very unique packages like VIP experience to Symphony Space and their Madison Square Kids CD Release, sponsoring a box of CDs or a rocking’ concert to a school, hospital, temple or church…. t-shirts and all other sorts of goodies if you pre-order the CD in the next 5 days!

**If every one of you could pass this on to 10-20 friends via email who have kids, we would be sure to meet our goal. Thanks for your help and support!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/joanieleeds/good-egg-joanie-leeds-rocks-her-6th-kids-cd/dashboard

Thanks,
Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights

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