Daily Archives: March 12, 2010

Obama Donates Peace Prize Money

All $1.4 million awarded to President Obama in conjunction with his Nobel Peace Prize is going to 10 charities, including the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund and the United Negro College Fund. The money comes in tandem with the Nobel Peace Prize he was awarded last October for his work toward global peace. At $250,000, the most money went to Fisher House, which “provides housing for families of patients being cared for at major military and VA medical centers.” The next highest recipient was the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund, which received $200,000. “These organizations do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need,” President Obama said in a statement. “I’m proud to support their work.”

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Betty White Humor

We’ve all heard Betty White is going to host Saturday Night Live on May 8th, a pre-Mother’s Day episode also featuring appearances from six “SNL” alumnae.  Here’s a bit of her humor to get you primed and looking forward to seeing more of her!  🙂

St. Olaf to New York: White to Host ‘SNL’

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Friday, 3/12/10, Public Square

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