Proof Positivity: If Only

 If only I had the time to publish every bit of positive news that hits my email.  Since I try to get something out every Monday through Friday that’s not possible.  My family has the computer on the weekends and I need to spend time with my kids and other household things as well.   Maybe one day I’ll have regular help at this  blog and it will go a little more the way I want but until then…  Here is your positive news for the day:

 

Do You Dream Of Being A Chef?

 

If your a high school senior and dream  of a culinary education and a scholarship you can now enter the Best Teen Chef Competition 2009 at one of The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes. The top prize winner will receive a full-tuition scholarship toward a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, certificate or diploma program to study culinary arts at one of the more than 30 participating Art Institutes locations.

The Best Teen Chef Competition awards more than $250,000 in tuition scholarships to The Art Institutes schools to high school seniors in the U.S. and Canada

  Assistant Vice President of Culinary Arts for The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes Chef Michael Nenes states, “Each year we see the interest in this competition grow. Teenagers still in high school are demonstrating the determination, focus and drive needed to have a career in the challenging field of culinary arts.”

 

To enter the competiotion you can visit The Art Institutes site.

 

Keep The Dream Alive

 

On Sunday, November 2 there will be a tribute to Martin Luther King to Feature Memphis’ First Human Aerial Art Experience at Tom Lee Park on Mississippi Riverfront.

For Memphis’ historic role in the movement for economic and social justice and to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s leadership on this issue during the 1968 sanitation workers’ strike, a partnership between labor, civil and human rights groups will create a human aerial art image – the first of its kind in Memphis – depicting Dr. King’s likeness along with the words “Keep the Dream Alive.”

 

Amnesty International USA  is hosting this event with a tribute to Memphis champions of civil, human and economic rights in partnership with AFSCME Local 1733, Memphis Chapter NAACP, National Civil Rights Museum, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Southwest Tennessee Community College.

 

The coalition is encouraging community involvement and expects thousands to form a human aerial image of Dr. King from 2-5 p.m. at Tom Lee Park.

 

The  photograph will be distributed by Circle Up Now which brings together communities worldwide to create large-scale messages that can only be seen from the sky, to inspire and motivate individuals on the issues of human rights, social justice, peace and freedom.

 

If you’re in the area and would like to get involved you can visit Circle Up Now.

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