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Outdoor Rink Thrills Mississippi Hockey Players
Produced by Jim Albritton | A group of former pro hockey players, northern transplants and a surprisingly large number of homegrown players, used the skating rink at Baptist Heath Systems’ Christmas on Ice event for a few all-too-rare hockey games in Madison, Mississippi. There are no permanent rinks in central Mississippi. Many of these players drive to Olive Branch in north Mississippi or Biloxi on the coast for a chance to practice or play on ice. | http://newsocracy.tv | http://facebook.com/newsocracy
St. Joe’s Dance Marathon Benefits Batson | A ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Dance Lesson
Produced by Jim Albritton | St. Joseph Catholic School’s Dance Marathon raised thousands for Batson Children’s Hospital. That story is coming soon. In the meantime, here’s a dance lesson for everyone. |http://childrenshospital.umc.edu | “Night Fever”, musical composition administered by: Warner Chappell, UMPG Publishing
Wakeboarding Santa Stops Traffic in Mississippi
Produced by Jim Albritton | Heath Lynch is a father and a wakeboarder, but as the calendar nears December 25th, he’s in a wet suit, on the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson, Mississippi as Santa Claus.
Wakeboarding Santa and Griswold-Inspired Teen Bring Christmas Spirit to Mississippi
Produced by Jim Albritton | Hayden Richardson is a typical high school senior until Christmastime when he fills his Madison, Mississippi yard on Sundial Road with 50 inflatables and 15,000 lights. Heath Lynch is a father and a wakeboarder, but as the calendar nears December 25th, he’s in a wet suit, on the Ross Barnett Reservoir as Santa Claus. Together their display of Christmas spirit reaches thousands in metro Jackson, Mississippi.
A Mississippi Boy’s Speech, Dyslexia and ADHD Improve After 9 Months on Dore Program
Produced by Jim Albritton | Joseph Williams is a typical 10-year-old boy. He fishes, plays in the woods, and like many his age, struggles with dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. But after 9 months on the Dore program, he’s more focused, doing better in school and his speech therapist reports remarkable improvement. Dore is an innovative drug-free program designed to treat people with ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, Asperger’s syndrome and other learning disabilities. Developed in England, Dore uses daily exercises at home to stimulate the cerebellum—the brain’s skill development center. | http://doreusa.com | 601.326.5550
The Holidays Can Be a Struggle for Those Coping With Eating Disorders
Produced by Jim Albritton | For most people, the holidays are a time of celebration and joy, family gatherings and social affairs, marked by an abundance of delicious foods and enticing beverages. But for those struggling with eating disorders, the holidays can be the ultimate nightmare, filled with tremendous stress, anxiety and fear. | http://newsocracy.tv |http://themccoyhouse.com
Life in Foreclosure | Coming Soon to Newsocracy.TV
Produce by Jim Albritton | Newsocracy.tv takes a in depth look at the foreclosure crisis in America with a series of stories that focus on all aspects of the life-changing process. Look for “Life in Foreclosure” soon at http://newsocracy.tv,http://youtube.com/newsocracy or http://facebook.com/newsocracy.
Tropical Storm Lee Brings Flooding, Weather Channel to Jackson, Mississippi
Produced by Jim Albritton | More than 10 inches of rain fell on the Jackson, Mississippi metro area as Tropical Storm Lee made its way north, leaving widespread flooding and the Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel in its wake. This video shows flooding in Ridgeland and Seidel’s live shot in Brandon. | http://newsocracy.tv
Tropical Depression Lee Whips Up Big Waves on Mississippi’s Ross Barnett Reservoir
Produced by Jim Albritton | A brief look at the large waves on the Ross Barnett Reservoir whipped up by Tropical Depression Lee as it passed through central Mississippi on September 5, 2011. | http://newsocracy.tv
Former Patient Wins Friends of Children’s Hospital Miracle Home
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Friends of Children’s Hospital Miracle Home Giveaway has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. But this year’s winner is unlike any other. | http://foch.org
Author and Director of The Help Bring Movie’s Premiere to Their Native Mississippi
Produced by Jim Albritton | Hundreds weathered Mississippi heat and humidity for the premiere of The Help, a movie based on Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling book and directed by Tate Taylor. For the two Jackson, Mississippi natives and lifelong friends, it was a homecoming like few others—complete with red carpet, an adoring press corps and exited fans thrilled to be part of their success. Watch more stories about production of The Help athttp://newsocracy.tv.
Emeril Lagasse Visits Batson Children’s Hospital
Produced by Jim Albritton | Famed celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi just days before the Viking Classic gets underway in Madison. The PGA event benefits the state’s only children’s hospital. For more information, go to http://vikingclassic.com orhttp://childrenshospital.umc.
St. Joseph Catholic School Dance Marathon Benefits Batson Hospital
Produced by Jim Albritton | Students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Madison, Mississippi organized a Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon to benefit the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. Students raised more than $10,000 during the first-ever event of its kind in Mississippi. To learn more about organizing a dance marathon for the state’s only children’s hospital, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu
Pieces of Hope Autism Conference Brings Parents, Educators Together
Produced by Jim Albritton | http://newsocracy.org | Pieces of Hope sponsored by the National Autism Association of Mississippi brought together parents, educators and physicians for a day-long conference that focused on the spectrum of autism disorders. For more information, go to http://naamississippi.org.
Coming Soon | Melanie Christopher Goes to Boot Camp
Produced by Jim Albritton | Newsocracy’s getting physically fit and hopes you will, too. Look for Melanie Christopher’s boot camp story and weekly segments focused on ways to stay active and keep moving. The boot camp featured in this promo is offered by Next Generation Health and Fitness in Madison, Mississippi. | http://newsocracy.org