Monday, May 6, 2013 10:00 pm
Technology has been connecting families for generations. The invention of the phone let us hear voices of loved ones far away, and the creation of the Internet helped us to see them. Today, those same technologies that we’ve used to bring our families closer together are helping us to connect with and support families who are worlds apart. In doing so, the very concept and experience of “gifting” and philanthropy is being transformed.
Monday, April 15, 2013 10:00 pm
(BPT) - If you’re heading out into the workforce for the first time, there’s plenty of prep work to do. An employer’s first impression of you could very well be your resume.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Now, when you use certain skin care products to enhance your own looks, you can help make the rest of the world a better-looking place, too. Plus, you won’t be the only one working on the issue.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Let’s face it, you can have a truly great safari experience no matter where in Africa you go. But in many ways, who you go with is more important than where you go. For me, whether it’s Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, side trips to Zanzibar or Victoria Falls, or gorilla tracking excursions to Rwanda, my choice of tour operator is always the same—Micato Safaris.
Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:00 am
With loving hearts and helping hands, the Grace and Mercy Charitable Foundation is about to open their doors at a new location.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 10:00 pm
(BPT) - Vitamin A deficiency is a health concern affecting millions of children worldwide, and it is a major underlying cause of child mortality and blindness.
Monday, December 10, 2012 10:00 pm
(BPT) - Apparently “in sickness and in health” can mean different things to men and women. As the population ages and the need for extended health care increases, a recent nationwide omnibus survey of 1,005 American adults shows that men and women approach the issue of long-term care planning and insurance from different perspectives.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 10:00 pm
(BPT) - In the past, giving money to a charity was considered one of the best ways to do a good deed. But thanks to modern technology, the face of philanthropy is changing as people around the world become more connected.
Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:53 am
With school in session, now is a good time to sign up for sports and music lessons to keep your child active in the afternoons. But the price tag for ballet class or a season of football can add up quickly.
Thursday, July 5, 2012 6:56 am
A new slate of officers have been installed for the P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Chapter IM in Lodi.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 7:49 am
On Saturday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Lodi Branch of American Association of University Women will hold its annual garage sale at 201 Royal Oaks Drive (on the corner of Rivergate Drive) in Lodi.
Friday, February 17, 2012 12:00 am
Patricia 'Pat' Conn
A graveside service for Patricia "Pat" Conn, 71, of Acampo, who
died Feb. 13, will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at Cherokee Memorial
Park, Highway 99 at East Harney Lane, Lodi.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 12:00 am
A chapel service for Delores Gladys Martel, 74, of Lodi, who
died Feb. 10, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Lodi Funeral Home,
725 S. Fairmont Ave. Committal will follow at Cherokee Memorial
Park, Highway 99 at East Harney Lane, Lodi. Visitation will be held
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 12:00 am
A chapel service for Emma Joanna Hein, 97, of Lodi, who died,
will be held at 10 a.m. today at Lodi Funeral Home, 725 S. Fairmont
Ave. Committal will follow at Cherokee Memorial Park, Highway 99 at
E. Harney Lane, Lodi.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 12:00 am
Although one will be missing around the Thanksgiving table this
year, the Steele family feels they have much to be thankful for —
even in the midst of tragedy.
Friday, November 11, 2011 12:00 am
A stalwart group of area residents continue to support worthy
efforts here, from hospice to arts programs and efforts dealing
with at-risk youth and arts programs.
Dino Cortopassi, center, shakes hands with David Miller, right,
president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of San Joaquin Valley,
Inc., after he and his wife, Joan Cortopassi, left, were presented
with the Goodwill Helping Hands Award at Wine & Roses on
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. The Helping Hands Award has been given
every year since 1998, and is given to recognize individuals who
support the economic self-sufficiency of all citizens. Sally
Wooden, director of public relations for Goodwill Industries of San
Joaquin Valley, Inc., said the Cortopassis were chosen in
recognition for their philanthropy and positive impact on
Thursday, October 6, 2011 12:00 am
Clean water is a luxury easily taken for granted. While most
people in the United States can access potable water from one of
several rooms in the average residence, those on the other side of
the globe sometimes must walk miles to access a well or river —
which could be contaminated with feces or decomposing bodies.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 7:07 am
Recently PEO Chapter IM of Lodi met at the home of Patsy Lithco
and had its installation of officers for 2011-12. At the April
meeting, Lodi Chapter IM celebrated its 75th birthday at the home
of Tess Wright. The new officers are Jo Sandelin, president; Pam
Brady, treasurer; Tess Wright, guard; Claire Lima, vice-president;
Susan Wise, chaplain; Carol Dinkle, secretary; and Mary Hoff,
Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:00 am
After more than an hour of discussion about the city's banking
services, members of the Lodi City Council admitted they were
confused and needed more time to navigate the complex financial
Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:13 am
On Saturday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Lodi
Branch of American Association of University Women will hold its
annual garage sale at 201 Royal Oaks Drive (on the corner of
Rivergate Drive) in Lodi.
Thursday, January 27, 2011 7:11 am
Connie During was selected by the Lodi Branch of the American
Association of University Women as the named gift honoree for the
2010 AAUW Funds Fellowship Award.
Friday, December 24, 2010 12:00 am
The Teachers College of San Joaquin has received a $55,000 grant
from the Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation to provide fellowships to
incoming graduate students.
Sunday, November 7, 2010 12:53 pm
This weekend we attended an engagement party hosted by Christian
and his fiancee, Gina. It was held at a bistro in downtown
Sacramento and was just wonderful. You get to a point in your
lives where your children are completely equipped, willing and
financially able to run a show like this. We were simply guests
and delighted to play that role.