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The Lodge at Pine Cove Finds Sweet Spot with Retreats and Soft Adventure Packages

Noelville, Rainbow County, Ontario (PRWEB) November 17, 2014

The Lodge at Pine Cove ( is a stylish wilderness lodge located on Wolseley Bay on the scenic French River. Specializing in outdoor activity-based vacations and romantic getaways, this luxury, eco-friendly Ontario resort has found a niche market catering to active couples and families interested in outdoor sports and wilderness adventure. By offering this unique combination of, romance, soft adventure experiences and innovative retreat packages, coupled with upscale accommodations and fine dining, The Lodge at Pine Cove has found its sweet spot within Ontarios tourism industry.

The Lodge at Pine Cove would appeal to any vacationer with an appreciation of fine food, luxury accommodations and nature, but owner Alex Strachan realized that there was also a market for Ontario resorts that could provide romantic soft adventure vacations. I felt that The Lodge at Pine Coves French River location couldnt be bested for offering outdoor adventure experiences to vacationers looking for a romantic, active, upscale getaway. Its quiet wilderness setting is ideal for many creative pursuits as well. Its peaceful and inspiring surroundings, conducive to learning and quiet reflection, provide the perfect environment for artists and photographers, and for group events like creative writing workshops and yoga retreats, says Strachan.

Closed over the winter, The Lodge at Pine Cove will be reopening in the spring of 2015 with some exciting adventure packages and the return of a couple of their most popular retreats and workshops. The 4th annual Write on the French Creative Writing Retreat takes place from May 8 through May 13, 2015. Open to writers of all skill-levels, this six-day writing retreat helps participants to improve their writing skills through lectures and one-on-one time with some of Canadas foremost writers and editors, while enjoying a pampered stay at The Lodge at Pine Cove. Also back by popular demand, noted personal trainer and certified yoga instructor Renee Holden will lead the spring Womens Body and Soul Retreat from May 21 to May 24, 2015. This four-day yoga and nature retreat takes relaxation and rejuvenation to the next level combining luxurious waterfront cottage accommodations and fine food with yoga classes and paddling adventures on the historic French River.

New for the fall of 2015, The Lodge at Pine Cove will be offering a 3-night Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure. The sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has become very popular and The Lodge at Pine Cove wanted to give their guests the opportunity to learn how to SUP, or improve their SUP skills, as they paddle the beautiful French River. Leading the Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure on the French River will be Jessica Rando, a certified Flatwater and River Stand-up Paddleboard instructor with over 15-years experience as a high-performance paddle coach and personal trainer. Another unique and adventurous way to discover the French River, The Lodge at Pine Coves SUP Adventure includes upscale cottage accommodations, fine dining, SUP instruction and all equipment. And, like all The Lodge at Pine Cove adventure retreats and workshops, guests participating in the Paddleboard Adventure can take advantage of the lodges hiking trails, kayaks and canoes during their free time.

About The Lodge at Pine Cove: Offering upscale outdoor activity-based vacations and exciting wilderness adventure packages, The Lodge at Pine Cove is the finest resort on the French River. The Lodge at Pine Cove is the ideal French River lodge for romantic couples getaways, family vacations, resort weddings and corporate retreats. Surrounded by pristine wilderness, The Lodges stylish waterfront cottages boast handcrafted furnishings and screened porches overlooking the water. Located in one of Ontarios premier eco/adventure regions, The Lodge at Pine Cove offers peace and beauty, recreational activities, outdoor adventure packages and upscale dining. Call 705- 898-2500 to book your Ontario resort getaway at The Lodge at Pine Cove or visit for more information.

Contact Information:

Alex Strachan

The Lodge at Pine Cove

PO Box 91

Noelville ON P0M 2N0


Legendary Water Researcher, Author and Emissary for Peace Dr. Masaru Emoto Passes Away at the age of 71

Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 20, 2014

Dr. Masaru Emoto, world renown water researcher and New York Times Best Selling author of The Messages from Water The Hidden Messages in Water, The Shape of Love, The True Power of Water and Love Thyself has passed away at the age of 71 in a hospital in Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Emoto became ill in Shanghai, China, while on a world speaking engagement tour. His illness rapidly progressed to pneumonia and he was placed in critical condition for several weeks before he was declared stable enough to be air transported back home to a Tokyo hospital. He passed at 12:50 am on October 17th, with his wife Kazuko at his side.

The Emoto Family’s announcement read, His last word was Arigato, which means thank you in Japanese. We believe his last word was to the people who shared his vision for peace, the people he met along his journey, and everybody who came into contact with his lifes work.

He was so grateful for the friends he made throughout his life. He thanked you all so very much. said his wife Kazuko Emoto. In his last book, ‘Hidden Messages From Water and The Universe’, he wrote, Life is love, which is a gift from God and parents, and death is gratitude for going to a new dimension. So now he is in another dimension and continues to look over us warmly with love and gratitude. she said.

Born July 22, 1943 in Yokohama, Japan, Dr. Masaru Emoto was widely considered one of the most influential leaders of water research, spirituality and consciousness. He brought this generation a new understanding of the power of our thoughts, words, and intentions, and our ability to influence the quality of our personal lives and our environment.

He gained worldwide acclaim through his groundbreaking research and the discovery that water is deeply connected to our individual and collective consciousness. His water-crystal resonance research consisted of exposing water to different vibrations and then freezing and examining the aesthetics of the resulting water crystals with microscopic photography.

His stunning water-crystal photographs have enchanted millions of people across the globe. His documented research has shown that thoughts, words, emotions, prayer, and music have a direct effect on water-crystal formation, and since our bodies and our planet are mostly water, our thoughts and words affect not only ourselves, but also the world around us.

For over 30 years he shared his message of the power of love and gratitude in creating peace on our planet through his understanding of water’s true nature. The message of his work is that waters memory and resonance, and the connection to the water in all of us, and our planet, will help bring peace to all humankind.

As a long-time advocate for peace in relation to water, Dr. Emoto acknowledged his role as a messenger, teaching and conducting seminars throughout the world. He has given over 1000 lectures in 75 countries, and since his first book release, has successfully published over 3 million copies of 30 titles, in 46 countries.

Dr. Emoto was also dedicated to sharing this knowledge with children, and authored two childrens books; The Secret of Water for the Children of the World and The Message from Water childrens version, which was printed in over 75 countries and is available free of charge on his web site.

In 2012, he was listed number 18 of the world’s 100 most spiritually influential people on the planet. He was also featured in several documentary films such as “What the Bleep Do We Know?”, the Russian documentary, “Water the Great Mystery”, “The Invocation”, and has done thousands of interviews both on radio and television.

Dr. Emoto was passionate about peace on the planet and sharing his Messages in Water, and has trained over 350 certified HADO instructors around the world to carry on his message and teach his work to future generations. (HADO means subtle vibration or wave in Japanese)

In 2005 he was invited as a special guest keynote speaker at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York City, to speak on his findings with water for The Spiritual Dimensions of Science and Consciousness Subcommittee.

Over his lifetime his work has been recognized and embraced internationally by leading scientists, physicists, dignitaries, celebrities, world leaders, and the Dalai Lama.

Dr. Emoto is survived by his wife Kazuko and his three children, Yoko, Kentaro, and Hiromasa, as well as two grandchildren, Riku, and Sora.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Emoto Family Love & Gratitude Fund.

A global live streaming memorial event will take place at the end of November. For more details please visit

By holding the intention of peace towards water, by thinking, speaking and acting with the intention of peace towards water, water can and will bring peace, to our bodies and to the world ~ Masaru Emoto

For more information on Dr. Masaru Emoto please visit the following websites:

For Further Information Contact:

Hiromasa Emoto: President of Office Masaru Emoto

hiromasa(at)hado(dot)com Phone: +81-3-3863-0216

Michiko Hayashi: General Secretary of NPO Emoto Peace Project

hayashi(at)hado(dot)com Phone: +81-3-3863-1120

New Graduates Enhance Resume and Gain Global Exposure with International Internships

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014

Global exposure and international work experience add great value to anyone’s resume. Many students and new graduates express interest in traveling the world and exploring new cultures. Some students, however, seek to travel for more constructive purposes than just lying on a beach. Such students attempt to merge their desire for traveling with their thirst for knowledge and strive to gain valuable work and life experience during their journey abroad. Hannah Cross and Jordan Hudson, fresh graduates from the University of Lancashire, UK, recently returned from just such an experience, as they participated in an international internship in exotic China.

Realizing the significance global exposure has when it comes to expanding personal and professional opportunities, Hannah and Jordan were attracted to international internships through After exploring different options offered by the organization, they opted to spent ten weeks interning at a 4 Star Hotel in the heart of one of the most populous cities in the world, Beijing. In the attached video (, the interns showcase their business internship abroad in China.

Learn and Gain Work Experience through International Internships

Working closely with Cross-Continental Solutions, in an effort to boost their CVs and gain business skills in a global setting, Hannah returns happy bringing with her wonderful memories from her intern abroad experience. Enthusiastically chatting about her experience abroad, she says, I have enjoyed myself in Beijing; I have learned a lot about the Chinese culture and way of work.

Staying in private accommodations within the AC Embassy Hotel itself, Jordan and Hannah worked in tandem with the hotel staff in various departments. They had opportunities to learn about hotel management, hospitality, sales, and marketing.

This hotel project, located in central Beijing, afforded the graduates the opportunity to not only learn valuable business skills, but also allowed them to easily explore the city freely. The hotel, situated in a core trading area is adjacent to all types of exhibition halls, famous shopping centers and business establishments. It is just about 20 minutes from Tian’anmen Square.

Accommodation and Meals Abroad

Speaking highly of the hotel accommodations themselves, Jordan had this to share: Ive found that the hotel we stayed at provided very satisfactory accomodation, food and service for us. We were provided with 3 meals a day with no hassle, clean and comfortable accommodation and any help we needed from the staff. All the members (of the staff) have treated us very well and made us feel welcome.

Hanna added, “Ive been very happy with the service from the hotel, the food, accommodation and location was great.”

Cultural Exposure, Networking, and Weekend Trips

Living and working in a foreign and unfamiliar land offers a treasure trove of potential future opportunities. Moreover, international exposure paves the way for increased networking, higher cultural intelligence, and lasting friendships. During their international internship, customized especially for them, Jordan and Hannah gained a wealth of experience from their time in China.

I have learned some Chinese, met some lovely people who were very welcoming and great throughout the experience Said Hannah. We have seen some great places in and around Beijing and overall have really enjoyed ourselves.

Jordon seems to agree with Hannahs sentiments. The experience of working and living in China will hopefully be a big boost to our CVs; we have made some good friends and done some networking.

Recognizing the efforts of Cross-Continental Solutions, Jordan praises them, I would definitely recommend Cross-Continental to anybody looking to explore a new place. Hannah added, “Jenn was great, very knowledgeable and supportive. The price of the program is very reasonable and the cheapest I could find online.”

Financially affordable, yet thoroughly detailed international trips are very hard to arrange. As rewarding as these expeditions across the world are, they are not easy. Cross-Continental Solutions however, is an organization that seeks to accommodate the individual needs of every student, volunteer, or intern to ensure a thoroughly satisfying, complete cultural experience.

Access free resources or plan a life-changing trip at


Cross-Continental Solutions provides affordable yet flexible international learning programs, including volunteer abroad, intern abroad, cultural immersion, language study, and gap year programs. International internships can even be taken for university credit. A large variety of work placement options are available such as: Teaching, Healthcare, Community Development, Business Coaching, HIV work, Care-giving, Orphanage Work, Journalism, Photography, Wildlife, Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Microfinance, Tourism, Marketing, and more. Programs are available at many locations around the world, including Africa, Asia, and Latin America. By living and working side by side with locals, participants gain an exceptional cross-cultural experience and the opportunity to truly make a difference. For more details, visit

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The Anne Frank Center Usa Is Proud to Present Two Events Featuring the Work of Artist and Klezmer Revivalist Yale Strom

New York, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2014

Few events in recent history have been as momentous and consequential as the fall of the Berlin Wall. This autumn, which marks the 25th anniversary of this event, The Anne Frank Center USA is proud to host “Fragments: Jewish Life in Central and Eastern Europe 1981-2007″ by photographer and musician Yale Strom, a collection of 36 photographs and sheet music that explore the Post-War traditions of Central and Eastern Europes remaining Jewish communities.

As part of this exhibit, The Anne Frank Center USA will be hosting two events:

“Carpati: 50 Miles, 50 Years,” a film by Yale Strom

Tuesday, October 7, from 6:30-8:00

In 1931, the Jewish community of the Carpathian region (then in Czechoslovakia, today Ukraine) numbered a quarter of a million Jews. Today, sixty-five years later, there are fewer than 1,500. This beautiful and moving documentary, narrated by Leonard Nimoy, presents the rich Jewish culture that once thrived in the Carpathian Mountains.

Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi present:

Fragments Klezmer from the Hinterlands of Eastern Europe

Thursday, October 16, from 6:30-8:00

Over two decades and dozens of research expeditions, Strom has become one of the world’s leading scholar-ethnographer-artists of klezmer music and history. He is also a highly skilled violinist. Join him, Elizabeth Schwartz, Norbert Stachel, and Peter Stan as they perform music from Eastern Europe, combining klezmer with Roma, jazz, classical, Balkan and Sephardic motifs.

Both events will be held at The Anne Frank Center USA at 44 Park Place, New York, NY.

$ 8 adults; $ 5 students and seniors (65 and over)

Space limited

Reservations Recommended

212-431-7993 – info(at)annefrank(dot)com

The exhibit and events are made possible by The New York Department of Cultural Affairs, The Puffin Foundation, and The Anne Frank Center USA, and is sponsored by The Hungarian Consulate and the Polish Cultural Institute.

The Anne Frank Center USA, a partner organization of the Anne Frank House, uses the diary and spirit of Anne Frank as unique tools to advance her legacy, to educate young people and communities about the consequences of intolerance, racism and discrimination, and to inspire the next generation to build a world based on mutual respect.

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Barbara has been a photographer since she was in grammer school. Over the years she has used 35 mm Nikon cameras, 4x5 and 11x14 studio cameras, Hasselblads, and now Nikon digital cameras. She loves them all.

At one time Barbara was a portrait photographer with a studio in Princeton, NJ and Hopewell, NJ. Her focus is now on birds and animals. Of course, she still does the occasional portrait.

Over the years Barbara has studied with many well known photographers, including Philippe Halsman and Lisette Model.

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