Dare to Test Your Limits With WWE’s Santino Marella

Written by lyricsmama on July 2, 2014 – 10:56 PM -

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Juicy Drop and WWE Superstar Santino Marella Dare Kids to Test Their Limits at Dylan's Candy Bar July 2nd Benefitting Champions Against Bullying

WWE is always striving to come together with their superstars to educated kids on the effects of bullying, they’re always finding new and fun ways to get the message across, from visiting schools with their Be A Star campaign, and doing various other media events like the “Dare To Test Your Limits” Party.

Today (Wednesday July 2) Dylan’s Candy Bar in NYC hosted a “Dare to Test Your Limits” Party with Bazooka Candy Brand’s Juice Drop and WWE Superstar Santino Marella!

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Kids were able to go through Juicey Drop’s Juicador Training Camp as they learned to conquer their fear as well as use that new strength to push their limits as they took on the “Wheel of Dares” hosted by Santino Marella.

Kids could spin the wheel and then take on crazy dares with Santino and senor Sour for chances to win candy prizes and more. There was also an Anti-Bullying Champion Station where kids pledged to “dare” to stop bullying.

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For every person that attended the event, Bazooka Candy Brands donated $1 to Champions Against Bullying.

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“Take Time To Be a Dad Today” WWE & Ad Council Announce Fatherhood Campaign

Written by lyricsmama on June 6, 2014 – 12:41 PM -

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WWE has always partnered with some great campaigns, and this latest one is no different. WWE has joined the Ad Council and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Launch the Fatherhood Involvement PSAs just in time for Father’s Day.

In the U.S. Seven out of ten dads have reported that they could use tips on how to be a better parent, according to a national survey conducted by the Ad Council.

In advance of Father’s Day, WWE Superstars are inspiring dads throughout the country to get more involved in their children’s lives. WWE is joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Family Assistance, the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, and the Ad Council to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) that encourage dads to recognize their critical role and give them the tools to help get more involved.

This month, the Ad Council will distribute the television, radio, print, outdoor and Web public service ads to media outlets nationwide. In addition, the Ad Council will make all PSA materials available through PSACentral.org. WWE will utilize all of its assets, including television, live events, in-arena, digital and social media, to generate awareness of the national public service campaign.

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WWE donated their time, talent and resources for the campaign which uses humor and features WWE Superstars Alberto Del Rio, Titus O’Neil and Roman Reigns experiencing poignant moments with their actual children in an effort to inspire a nationwide commitment to fatherhood. The stars provide the voiceovers at the end, directing audiences to “Take Time To Be a Dad Today.” The campaign communicates to fathers that their presence is essential to their children’s well-being and emphasizes that “the smallest moments can have the biggest impact on a child’s life.”

“WWE is honored to be a part of the Ad Council Fatherhood campaign and the mission to inspire and support men in their commitment to responsible fatherhood,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & CEO. “Even the busiest of dads can do the simplest of things to have a positive impact on their children.”

All of the creative assets direct fathers to visit www.fatherhood.gov or to call 1-877-4DAD411 to provide them with the information they need to become more involved with their children’s lives, including parenting tips, fatherhood programs and additional resources. In addition to the English and Spanish-language advertising, the campaign also includes social and digital extensions, leveraging fans of WWE and its Superstars. To coincide with Father’s Day and the campaign launch, @WWEMoms is hosting a Twitter Q&A on June 12 at 7:00 p.m. via #WWEDads. The campaign will also be leveraging Thunderclap (a public synchronized social media post), and developing blog posts and additional activities.

“The importance of being a present and engaged dad lies in the long term effects and benefits that this responsibility has on the children and families we serve. Fatherhood must be respected as essential to the wellbeing of our communities and as an investment in the creation of a caring, healthier and more productive society as a whole. Fatherhood is both a privilege and an honor, and the greatest reward is when your child calls you dad,” said Office of Family Assistance Director Earl Johnson.

Children with involved, loving fathers are significantly more likely to do well in school, have healthy self-esteem, exhibit empathy and pro-social behavior, and avoid high-risk behaviors such as drug use, truancy, and criminal activity compared to children who have uninvolved fathers.

“Of course, with our target being dads, WWE was a natural partner for this effort,” said Peggy Conlon, President and CEO of the Ad Council. “This campaign has already made such an impact on fathers and families throughout the country and I know that with the help of Alberto, Titus and Roman, we will be able to show dads how important their role is in their child’s life.”

The new PSAs are an extension of the Ad Council’s award-winning Fatherhood Involvement campaign, which launched in 2008. The ads will air and run in time and space entirely donated by the media. To date, the Fatherhood Involvement campaign has received more than $193 million in donated media.

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WWE LEGEND JIM “THE ANVIL” NEIDHART AND WWE DIVA NATALYA JOIN THE HUB NETWORK FOR FATHER’S DAY

Written by lyricsmama on June 5, 2014 – 5:16 PM -

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This Father’s Day, the Hub Network invites viewers to join the fun with WWE Legend Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart and his daughter WWE Diva Natalya as they celebrate Father’s Day wrestler style in a series of fun, witty skits. These skits will air as interstitials during “Hub Network’s WWE Slamtastic Father’s Day Movies.” Kids can spend quality time with their fathers watching entertaining, action-packed movies on Sunday, June 15 (3–10 p.m. ET) on the Hub Network, champions of family fun and the only network dedicated to providing kids and their families with entertainment they can watch together.

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The interstitials will feature Neidhart and Natalya spending father-daughter time together, but with a wrestling twist. Viewers can enjoy a unique, humorous look into this WWE family and their idea of quality bonding.

Check out the :30 promo video: http://bit.ly/1jSfRqN

Schedule for “Hub Network’s WWE Slamtastic Father’s Day Movies”:

3-4:30 p.m. ET: “Stan Lee’s Mighty 7”

Stan Lee executive produces and stars in this Hub Network Original Family Movie as an animated version of himself. Lee is a legendary superhero creator who teaches a crew of alien prisoners and their jailers, who have crash-landed on Earth, how to work together and use their powers to be superheroes. The movie features brand new characters voiced by an all-star cast, including Sean Astin (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Jim Belushi (“The Defenders”), Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory”), Darren Criss (“Glee”) and Teri Hatcher (“Desperate Housewives”).

4:30-7 p.m. ET: “The Next Karate Kid”

Since the passing of her parents, 17-year-old Julie Pierce (Hilary Swank) has directed her anger in all the wrong places. But now, enigmatic karate teacher Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) takes Julie on an odyssey that allows the girl to be herself.

7-10 p.m. ET: “Superman III”

Christopher Reeve is back once again in the ongoing adventures of the Man of Steel. This time Superman faces the awesome power of a super-computer genius, who has been hoodwinked by a sinister tycoon seeking global dominance.

To find the channel in your area, please visit HubNetwork.com and check the channel locator at the top of the page.

Visit the Hub Network on Social Media:

Facebook at Facebook.com/HubTVNetwork

Twitter @HubTVNetwork

Instagram @HubTVNetwork

YouTube at YouTube.com/HubTVNetwork

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2014 Special Oympics, The WWE and A WWEMoms Twitter Party!

Written by lyricsmama on June 5, 2014 – 9:04 AM -

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WWE is now a Founding Partner for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. This national sporting event will take place in New Jersey June 14th – 21st.

Around 3.5000 athletes will be traveling to New Jersey for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and will compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports. Not only will the 2014 USA Games 10001441_293298480835561_4889491366308456422_ncelebrate the Special Olympics but it will also promote the ideas of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities.

WWE will be promoting their partnership through various platforms including TV, live events and social media in hopes of generating awareness and raising funds in support of the USA Games. There will also be an hour long T.V. show produced by WWE highlighting the games as well as including WWE Superstars and Divas participating in various events. WWE will also be making a financial contribution to support the games.

For more information about the WWE Founding Partnership with the 2014 Special Olympic USA Games please visit community.wwe.com.

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A Special WWEmoms Twitter Event
#WWEmoms
When: Thursday, June 5, 2014
7:00 – 8:00 pm ET
4:00 – 5:00 pm PT
‘2014 Special Olympics USA Games’

Join myself (@wrestlingaddict) and @WWEmoms as well as special guest @2014USAGames this Thursday, June 5 at 7 pm ET as we celebrate the upcoming 2014 Special Olympics USA Games!

The Special Olympics USA Games will be hosted by New Jersey June 14-21, 2014. Nearly 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 family, friends and spectators.
Special Olympics is a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability.

RSVP to the party for a chance to win a Longchamp tote bag, Beats Powerbeats headphones or a Sony PS Vita!

(Click here to learn more about our Twitter chats. You must RSVP and attend the party to be eligible for a prize.)
To RSVP:

Email RSVP@theonlinemom.com (subject line: WWEmoms) indicating your Twitter ID
Spread the word and RT or share this post with your followers!
Join us on TweetDeck or HootSuite (#WWEmoms) this Thursday, June 5 between 7 – 8 pm ET
Tell your Twitter followers!

PRIZE WINNERS will be announced during the Party!

I have been compensated for this post as I participate in the WWEmoms campaign – all opinions expressed here are my own.
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Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy

Written by lyricsmama on February 21, 2014 – 11:27 AM -

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I will admit… I am NOT a Marvel comic fan, it’s just not really my cup of tea. Hubby loves the Marvel films, and I always have to grumble and sit through them, the only one I’ve ever enjoyed was probably Iron Man but this time, I’m actually excited to see a Marvel movie!  Tough to believe, but it’s not!

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The Guardians of the Galaxy not only looks like a good movie to me, but I do have to tell a secret, it’s also because you can find WWE’s very own Dave Batista starring in the movie as Drax. So yes, I do have alternate motives for wanting to see this movie, but I have seen the trailer and it actually looks like a good, fun movie to see.

STORY SYNOPSIS:
From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand—with the galaxy’s fate in the balance.

Meet some of the Characters in The Guardians of the Galaxy…..

Rocket Raccoon

Groot

Gamora

Drax (my favorite)

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Like GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY opens in theaters everywhere on August 1st!

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