Cupcake Wars Winner Annette Starbuck teams up with “Love Is Louder”…

Thursday May 10, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) Annette Starbuck of Goodie Girls recently teamed up with Love Is Louder and hosted a successful celebrity benefit at Cupcakeland (415 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA). Some of the sponsors included: Two Guys Grilling (providing appetizers), DJ Arthur Galestian, drinks, and complimentary mini cupcakes, Sugar Baby Aprons, Jordana Cosmetics, Ellenie, A.N.T, Cutie Pie That, Food Should Taste Good, Hint Water, Crow Steals Fire, Rayhun Sandwiches, Illy Issimo, The Universe Knows, Naked Calories books and A Lot Like Gifts. At this premiere event Annette sold t-shirts and Love Is Louder gear to benefit the charity. Goodie Girls will continue to sell Love Is Louder products on their website and in the store located at 415 E. Broadway #100, Glendale, CA. For more information about Love Is Louder please visit: www.LoveIsLouder.com.

BREAKING NEWS TIP:
Sunday June 3rd Season Three “Cupcake Wars” winner Annette Starbuck returns to Food Network. Annette will compete with other “Cupcake Wars” winners in “Cupcake Champions”, a five-part series that begins on Sunday, May 13. Each week, four previous “Cupcake Wars” winners will try to impress judges Candace Nelson (owner, Sprinkles Cupcakes) and Florian Bellanger (chef and co-owner, MadMac) for the chance to showcase their cupcakes at a winning gig. For details and local programming please visit: www.foodnetwork.com.

More about Goodie Girls:
Annette Starbuck won Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” Season Three, Kentucky Derby. After winning “Cupcake Wars” she was inspired to open her dream store appropriately titled: “Goodie Girls” in Glendale. Goodie Girls cupcakes are turning up everywhere. They recently hosted an Earth Day event for “The Butterfly Experience”, provided the cupcakes for the Zooey Magazine re-launch with Kaley Cuoco, mentioned in Angeleno Magazine, and are always providing cupcakes for the cover models of Zooey Magazine, among others. Annette recently had the honor of providing cupcakes for Daniel Radcliffe’s premiere of “The Woman in Black”. Since winning she has been invited as the celebrity chef on shows like “The Talk” (with co-host Debi Mazar), FOX-TV 11 “Wednesday’s Child”, and attending Success LA. Annette is also sponsoring “A Flavor for Charity” a monthly event hosted by a different celebrity each month at her popular bakery “Goodie Girls” and will benefit Love Is Louder.

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“Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting” at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles on June 7, 2011


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Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting teamed up with celebrities at Barnes & Noble in Westside Pavilion to promote literacy…

June 8, 2011 (Los Angeles, CA) The Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting! Program (RWE) recently hosted a star studded reading and literacy event at the Westside Pavilion Barnes & Noble on June 7th to promote literacy and to shine a spotlight on how important it is for parents to read with their children. To help ensure this message is heard, we invited celebrities to read a story and/or book (the children have written) and also act out the books with some of the children at our event. Our goal with the celebrity participation will hopefully inspire other parents to undertake this all-so-important activity with their own children. Literacy experts have all stated that if parents read to, and with, their children from a young age, it would solve many of our literacy problems.

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Some of the celebrities that participated included: Sean Kanan (Young & Restless, Bold & Beautiful), Scott L. Schwartz (Oceans 11, 12, 13, Spiderman), Catalina Rodriguez (Watch Over Me, Dexter), David Fralick (The Young & The Restless, Changing Hands), Matthew J. Evans (Bad Teacher, Zoey 101, Drake & Josh), Kate Linder (Young & Restless), Julianna Rose (There Will Be Blood, Little Miss Sunshine, G Force, The Last Mimzy), Jennessa Rose (Enchanted, Happy Feet, Little Miss Sunshine), Danika Yarosh (A Christmas Wedding Tail –with Jennie Garth, Nerd Wars, The Wizard of Oz-on Broadway), Derek Bloom (Victorious, Beyond The Mat), and Petey Yarosh (Celebrity Ghost Stories)

Reading Writing "It's Exciting!!! RWE"

RWE is a nonprofit literacy program designed to improve the reading and writing skills of at-risk children. We do this by providing one-to-one writing mentors throughout the school year for kids who are chosen by their teachers to participate. At the end of the school year, the kids get to read one of their stories at a Barnes & Noble, and then watch in special VIP seats as actors perform them for the audience.

The reason for our program is that research shows that if children aren’t writing and reading at their grade level by the end of second grade, they almost never catch up. Further research has also shown that as many as 80% of those kids eventually drop out of high school, are unemployed, are in prison or join gangs. And how accurate are those numbers? Several states actually base their future prison building plans on them! There are over 45,000 second grade students in L.A., and only 41% of them are proficient in writing and reading. We must help all of them…

For more information about RWE, please visit: www.rweprogram.org

Links:
http://www.prphotos.com/store/category.cgi?item=MGR-000013&type=store&ps=15&x-start=0

http://www.looktothestars.org/news/6439-stars-read-to-kids-at-literacy-event

http://www.exposay.com/scott-l-schwartz-reading-writing-its-exciting-at-barnes–noble-in-los-angeles-on-june-7-2011/p/47671/1/?f=Scott+L.+Schwartz

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/books/features/article_1644949.php/Reading-Writing-It-s-Exciting-at-Barnes-&-Noble-in-Los-Angeles-Pictures

http://www.flickr.com//photos/31003558@N05/sets/72157626956310806/show/with/5830862994/

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Misty Griffey
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The Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting Program!
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Official Website: http://disney.go.com/pirates/

Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) crosses paths with a woman from his past (Cruz), and he’s not sure if it’s love — or if she’s a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn’t know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past. Written by Walt Disney Pictures


Starring:

Johnny Depp , Penélope Cruz , Ian McShane , Kevin McNally , Geoffrey Rush
Director:
Rob Marshall
Distributors:
Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films
MPAA Rating:
PG-13 for intense sequences of action/adventure violence, some frightening images, sensuality and innuendo.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1298650/news#ni11137907