Posted by admin in A Nursing World, Be Inspired, Green Planet TrendsMar 28th, 2010 | 2 Comments
After learning Myra de la Vega was on dialysis, Dan Coyne offered her a kidney. On Friday, they underwent surgery
By Julie Deardorff, Tribune reporter
A month ago, Dan Coyne knew just two things about a cheerful cashier who worked at Jewel-Osco in Evanston: her first name and her need for a new kidney.
On Friday, however, their lives became inextricably linked after Coyne donated one of his healthy kidneys to Myra de la Vega, of Evanston, a Filipino immigrant and single mother of two teenagers. The daylong organ transplantation took place at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Kovlar Organ Transplantation...
Posted by admin in A Nursing World, Be Inspired, Green Planet TrendsMar 27th, 2010 | No Comments
Local cities will observe Earth Hour
ESCANABA – As climate change becomes more of a threat and precious resources become scarce, residents may ask themselves what they can do to help. Today, local communities will have an opportunity to be a part of the solution by participating in the global effort called Earth Hour.
The cities of Escanaba and Gladstone have officially pledged to observe Earth Hour, and are encouraging residents, businesses and government buildings to shut off their lights for one hour, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. tonight. This action, which will be echoed across the globe, helps...
Posted by admin in Art, Be Inspired, Green Planet TrendsMar 20th, 2010 | No Comments
Amazing Paintings.. Wow
So every now and then I come across something that absolutely blows my mind and know in an instant this has to be shared with the SloDive community. The images below are the work of Alexa Meade who currently lives in D.C. Notice I said images, not paintings! Somehow she manages to blend paint on the human body in way that makes the figure look like it jumped straight from the canvas into the real world. Have a close look below and make sure to visit her portfolio for more info on Alexa. See More…..
Posted by admin in A Nursing World, Be Inspired, Green Planet TrendsMar 19th, 2010 | No Comments
Brooke Griffin had an ambitious goal: She wanted to raise thousands of dollars for a local homeless shelter. Inspired by philanthropist Malaak Compton-Rock’s new book, If It Takes a Village, Build One, Brooke asked her aunt and a friend to help. Soon their entire Northern Kentucky community was participating in a charity cocktail gala that raised nearly $40,000 for needy women and children.
By Lindsey Palmer
In a crowded ballroom decorated with red and white flowers, heart-shaped Mylar balloons, and crisp white linens, Brooke Griffin looks around at the dozens of tables of friends, relatives,...