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Cross country road trip in honor of dad turned into one last gift from him to daughters | Momaha

I’d expected the trip to be emotional — cathartic, even — but I hadn’t expected it to be fun. We laughed and talked incessantly across five states (more apologies to my teenager), so 20 hours of driving felt like only a few. We stopped at the historical landmarks our dad would have stopped at, and we took him into mountain creek beds, questionable gas stations and a slew of establishments serving the pickle-and-onion-only burgers he adored.

When we realized at the “Welcome to Cheyanne” sign that I’d misrouted us and we shouldn’t have actually been in the state of Wyoming at all, we cackled to the point of tears until we remembered dad had lived in Cheyanne when he was younger. He had always spoke of it as a place he loved. It felt like he had a hand in our detour, so we reveled in his stop off before

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John Travolta Shares Throwback Wedding Photo in Honor of Late Wife Kelly Preston’s 58th Birthday



John Travolta, Kelly Preston posing for a picture: Kelly Preston died at age 57 on July 12 after a two-year battle with breast cancer


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Kelly Preston died at age 57 on July 12 after a two-year battle with breast cancer

John Travolta is paying tribute to his late wife, Kelly Preston, on what would have been her 58th birthday.

Three months after Preston died following a private two-year battle with breast cancer, Travolta, 66, honored his wife with a sweet Instagram post on Tuesday that featured a snap from their wedding in 1991 alongside a photo of his parents from their own wedding day.

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“Happy Birthday hon!” the Grease actor wrote. “I found this photo of my mom and dad‘s wedding. It was nice to see ours alongside theirs. All my love, John.”

Preston is survived by Travolta and their kids Ella, 20, and Benjamin, 9. The couple also had son Jett, who died at 16 after suffering a seizure in 2009.

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John Travolta posts wedding photo in honor of late wife Kelly Preston’s birthday

John Travolta has shared a look back at a special day on what would’ve been Kelly Preston’s 58th birthday.

The “Pulp Fiction” star remembered his late wife with a picture of their wedding on Instagram, side by side with a photo of his own parents’ wedding.

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“Happy Birthday hon! I found this photo of my mom and dad‘s wedding,” he wrote. “It was nice to see ours alongside theirs. All my love, John.”

Preston died at 57 in July after a two-year bout with breast cancer, with Travolta, 66, announcing the heartbreaking news on Instagram.

“Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” he wrote. “I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for

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Engaged Kelly Dodd Reveals Details of ‘Intimate’ Wedding, Says Daughter Is Her Maid of Honor

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Kelly Dodd is just days away from becoming Mrs. Rick Leventhal!

The Real Housewives of Orange County star, 45, opened up about her Oct. 10 wedding, revealing during an interview with Bravo Insider that the ceremony will be “intimate” amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

“We just have limited guests,” Dodd said about her and the Fox News correspondent’s upcoming nuptials, adding that “it’s kind of nice, though. Because it’s intimate.”

Making her big day even more special is that the Bravo personality’s 13-year-old daughter Jolie will “be my maid of honor,” said Dodd.

“I have friends from like grade school coming. It’s very informal. It’s not like it’s going to have the flower girls and the whole thing. It’s just gonna be her there and that’s it,” Dodd explained.

She also shared that Leventhal’s friend “is going to

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Flagship Purdue Polytechnic High School center named to honor $4M gift from business leaders Ed and Beatriz Schweitzer

INDIANAPOLIS — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels announced on Friday (Oct. 2) that the university’s flagship Purdue Polytechnic High School will honor Purdue alumnus Edmund O. Schweitzer III and Beatriz Schweitzer for their $4 million commitment to programs and scholarships to support the educational and career success of underrepresented students.

The naming of the Schweitzer Center at Purdue Polytechnic High School Englewood was approved by Purdue’s Board of Trustees during its meeting in Indianapolis, where Purdue created its first of three alternative charter high schools in 2017. The high schools were launched to better prepare traditionally underserved students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. 

The naming honors the latest gift to Purdue from the couple, based in Pullman, Washington. Edmund Schweitzer earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Purdue’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1968 and 1971. He is the founder, president and chief technology officer

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Baylor University Recognizes Gift by Ed and Denise Crenshaw, Names Hankamer School of Business Deanship in Honor | Media and Public Relations

The William E. Crenshaw Dean of the Hankamer School of Business recognizes lifetime of philanthropy by Florida couple

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WACO, Texas (September 30, 2020) – Baylor University today announced the naming of the deanship at the Hankamer School of Business to honor William E. (Ed) and Denise Crenshaw of Lakeland, Florida, for their support of the Give Light Campaign and the University’s Hankamer School of Business. The William E. Crenshaw Endowed Dean within the Hankamer School of Business was funded through a portion of the recently announced $5 million gift from the Crenshaws. The new fund will provide endowment support for the initiatives, programs and projects essential to the School’s dean in executing their vision for Baylor Business and the mission of the School.

“The Crenshaw name has become synonymous with support for

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Announces Tove Lo as the Latest Artist to Honor the Next Generation of Music and Beauty with ‘Beautyscape 5.0: The Remix’

Three beauty enthusiasts offered the chance to create e.l.f.’s new music-inspired beauty collection

Event includes mentor partnership with Girls Inc.

e.l.f. Cosmetics is celebrating emerging makeup enthusiasts and the power of music for its fifth annual Beautyscape event, lending the opportunity to learn, grow, compete and collaborate alongside other up-and-coming creators.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200930005274/en/

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Featuring Grammy nominated global superstar Tove Lo, Beautyscape 5.0: The Remix offers beauty’s rising stars a once-in-a-lifetime chance to help build a cosmetics and skincare collection that will be sold through a national retailer. There will be three final winners who will be picked by a panel of judges and e.l.f.’s community.

Tove Lo will lend her unique point of view on beauty, as she will lead one of three lucky winners in creating products inspired by the self-expression and moods derived from

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We honor women who went before us by exercising our right to vote | PennLive letters

This November marks 100 years of women exercising the right to vote. When I enter the polling booth, I’ll be thinking of my grandmother.

As a woman, she was disenfranchised and barred from participating in a process at the heart of our American democracy. Imagine how she first felt when she registered to vote, cast her ballot, and emerged from the polling booth as an equal participant to any man in the democratic process. Imagine her delight and immense pride to know her granddaughter, the first woman in Dauphin County’s history to serve in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, is continuing that glass-breaking legacy in the Commonwealth.

Pennsylvania, the birthplace of our American republic, is proudly called home for many suffragettes that won the crusade for the right to vote. Leaders such as Lucretia Mott, Daisy Lampkin and Carrie Burnham fought tirelessly, endured ridicule, and even faced prosecution in their campaign

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