Fine Dining Restaurant Serves Up Second Chance to Ex-Cons
Posted on : 02-13-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
It’s hard for ex-cons to find a second chance in life. With a criminal record and limited education, there aren’t many jobs available. In Cleveland, Ohio, one restaurant is working to change that.   Edwins is a French restaurant that delivers a fine dining experience to diners. Its staff recommend wine pairings and serve classic French dishes. Few visitors realize that the restaurant is primarily staffed by former offenders, but more than  200 ex-cons  have been trained at Edwins in the past three years.   Owner Brandon Chrostowski has his…
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Family Bond Reunites and Supports Five Siblings in a US Nursing Home
Posted on : 02-12-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The special family bond between Mallia siblings couldn't be broken. It survived the normal separations when the girls of the family got married. It endured the troubles of running a family business and didn't die out when some of the 11 siblings moved away. "It was our family's enduring bond that inspired five of the remaining siblings to move to the same nursing home," the eldest sibling was heard to say when interviewed by US Today.   This special bond helps the siblings see to medical needs and keep spirits…
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The Great Minds behind the Barre Code
Posted on : 02-11-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The Barre Code is a women’s fitness franchise that was founded by Jillian Lorenz and Ariana Chernin. The two are best friends and both of them have always been passionate about fitness. They are both certified fitness professionals and are therefore very good at their job. Lorenz and Chernin combined their life savings and opened up their first studio in Chicago in 2010. The duo was offering something unique and that is what made The Barre Code stand out from other gyms and fitness centers. They combined strength training, cardio…
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Thor Halvorssen, a Human Activist, Film Director and Liberator for the Oppressed
Posted on : 02-11-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Determined, persistent and disciplined, just to name a few, these are the virtues that can be used to describe Thor Halvorssen. Thor Halvorssen has seen a lot of things in his 40 years on this earth. He has been jailed, threatened and exiled to a foreign country. Originally from Venezuela, Thor Halvorssen currently lives in the United States after fleeing his native Venezuela. He fled to avoid persecution after unveiling corruption deals within officials of the Venezuelan government. In the United States, he has also unveiled corruption deals between dictators…
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Successful Entrepreneur Gives Back
Posted on : 02-10-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Nigerian entrepreneur Tony Elumelu will be giving away thousands of dollars to Africans starting new businesses. His mission is no less than improving the entire African continent and overhauling its image in the eyes of the rest of the world. He started providing assistance to various businesses across Africa in 2015 and plans to give away up to 100 million dollars by the time the project is done.   The application process is simple, and there are only a few criteria applicants much meet to be considered for assistance. A…
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