Awards and Honors, Business, Free News Articles

Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams List – in Illinois

WARRENVILLE, Ill. -- Raymond James Financial Services is proud to announce that Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the inaugural Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams list* for 2023! "This recognition is owed to the clients that place their trust in the team to serve them. It also further reinforces the teams' commitment to providing clients with a comprehensive and customized best-in-class wealth management experience," said Seth Pietrini, COO at Legacy Wealth Advisors.

"The Legacy Wealth Advisors Wealth Management team is inspired and grateful to serve multi-generational clients and their families, and I am proud to see the team receive this prestigious award', he added.

Legacy Wealth is a diverse team that includes Financial Advisors Fernando Ereneta, Justin Ancona, and Jennifer Secola.

Fernando S. Ereneta has previously appeared on the top industry recognition for the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

The Forbes/SHOOK Best-In-State Wealth Management Teams ranking, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm that looks at criteria such as service models, investing process, team construct, skill sets, etc. Also factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records. Research also consists of qualitative criteria, including telephone, virtual and in-person interviews.

For the full list and further information visit: https://www.forbes.com/lists/wealth-management-teams-best-in-state/

Seth Pietrini

COO, Legacy Wealth Advisors

Office Manager, RJFS

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.

Member FINRA/SIPC

4200 Cantera Drive, Suite 221

Warrenville, IL 60555

630-791-9226 (Phone/Fax)

seth.pietrini@raymondjames.com

www.legacywealthadvisorsil.com

Investment advisory services offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc.

Legacy Wealth Advisors is not a registered broker/dealer and is independent of Raymond James Financial Services.

About Raymond James Financial Services As of 10/31/2022:

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. is a financial services firm supporting independent financial advisors nationwide. Since 1974, Raymond James Financial Services Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, has provided a wide range of investment and wealth planning related services through its affiliate, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Both broker/dealers are wholly owned subsidiaries of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF) a leading diversified financial services company with approximately 8,700 financial advisors throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are $1.15 trillion. Additional information is available at raymondjames.com.

Advisors: Fernando S. Ereneta, CFP(r), Justin Ancona, CFP(r), Jennifer Secola, CFP(r)

200 Cantera Drive, Suite 221 | Warrenville, IL 60555

O: 630.791.9226 | F: 630-791-9233 | www.legacywealthadvisorsil.com

The 2023 Forbes ranking of America's Top Wealth Management Teams Best-In-State, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. This ranking is based upon the period from 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2022 and was released on 01/12/2023. Advisor teams that are considered must have one advisor with a minimum of seven years of experience, have been in existence as a team for at least one year, have at least 5 team members, and have been nominated by their firm. The algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Out of approximately 8,000 team nominations, 2,860 advisor teams received the award based on thresholds. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please see https://www.forbes.com/lists/list-directory/#470ac626b274 for more info.

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https://www.raymondjames.com/legacywealthadvisorsil/about-us/bio?_=Justin.Ancona

https://www.raymondjames.com/legacywealthadvisorsil/about-us/bio?_=Jennifer.Secola

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Advertising and Marketing, Business, Free News Articles

Charles Communications Associates Celebrates 20 Years in 2023 – Wine Marketing Agency Reflects on Two Decades of Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- This year marks the 20th anniversary for Charles Communications Associates (CCA), a leading wine marketing firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. What began at the dining room table of founder Kimberly Charles in 2003 with her first client, noted actor and vintner Fess Parker, has grown over the last twenty years to represent clients in Japan, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the U.S with a dynamic team.

In 2021, Meininger's International named CCA one of the top 10 wine & spirits companies in the United States and Founder and President Kimberly Charles likes to say, "We have kept our momentum in these twenty years, pacing with changing technologies, media landscapes, larger trends within our industry and with consumer preferences. That consistent push to keep relevant and nimble has been a big part of our success."

Charles Communications Associates was early to the tech scene when it debuted the Brandlive platform in 2012, engaging with vintners and media via interactive video meet ups. A precursor to today's ubiquitous zoom meetings, CCA saw early on the value of connecting from the comfort of one's home with vintners around the world. Always with an eye to sustainability through innovative partnerships and impact investing as well as aligning with companies who espoused sustainable beliefs, CCA was an early adopter to what is today a new baseline for the way companies operate and market their brands.

Another pillar of CCA's core beliefs is in supporting women led or owned companies. Many of CCA's client base have powerful women as CEOs such as Wente Vineyards, Domaine Carneros, the Consorzio of Conegliano Valdobbiadene among others. CCA has worked with a large majority of legacy families in the California wine business including the Wentes, the Mondavis, the Gallos among others, helping them to shape their narrative and claiming their place in the continuum of history.

At the core of the company's belief system, has been a dedication to continuous improvement and education. Among the first U.S. cohort to earn the challenging Diploma certification from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, founder Kimberly Charles has always kept the educational focus front and center with her client programming, executing programs with substance, relevance and meaning. Early to adopt a work/life balance with her team, she works with a network of associates in Cape Town, New York, California, and beyond.

When asked what's ahead of the next industry curve, Charles likes to share that relationships will always be the company's stock and trade. Cultivating long term connections with clients, media and gatekeepers in the trade will continue. As she shares, "A good story never goes out of style."

Discover more about Charles Communications Associates at https://www.charlescomm.com/ or on Instagram and Facebook @AlltheSwirl.

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Business, Free News Articles, NonProfit and Charities

Move For Hunger Recovers More Food Than Ever Before, Donating Over 4.5 Million Meals to Food Insecure Communities

NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is bringing awareness and food to communities struggling with hunger found 2022 their biggest year since launching. By mobilizing transport networks to deliver surplus food to communities in need they have been able to distribute over 4.5 million meals across the nation.

Collecting food not only helps feed the 34 million people struggling with food insecurity, but also lowers the carbon footprint. In 2022, they removed 1,156 metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere.

"I am beyond grateful to my incredible team that finds ways to do the impossible," stated Adam Lowy, founder of Move For Hunger. "Distributing 5.4 million pounds of food to food banks across the nation is no easy task, yet my team continues to make it happen."

To help achieve these numbers, they expanded their partnerships to include 1,150 moving companies, hosted 900 food drives, and organized over 25 team building events with some of the nation's leading corporations. Their relationships with 2,000+ properties also helped to provide nearly 135,000 meals to communities in need.

"This was our first full year of recovering fresh food," noted Lowy. "In 2022, we were able to provide over 1.8 million pounds of fresh food for those in need."

Every year 34 million Americans are considered food insecure. Move For Hunger continues to expand their network to help lower those numbers.

To learn how you can help, visit their website at https://moveforhunger.org/.

About Move For Hunger:

Move For Hunger is working to end hunger and food waste in America. 42 million Americans struggle with hunger while 35% of the food produced in this country goes to waste. By mobilizing moving companies, multifamily apartment communities, corporations, and volunteers, Move For Hunger has delivered more than 27 million pounds of food to food banks - providing 22 million meals for those in need. Learn more: https://moveforhunger.org/about-move-for-hunger.

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Business, Free News Articles, NonProfit and Charities, Regional Events

IMPACT AZ 2025 Announces JPMorgan Chase as Title Sponsor and Program Details for Supplier Diversity Readiness Initiative

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with diverse suppliers. In 2020 alone, the diverse supplier spend was over $2 billion. JPMorgan Chase Global Supplier Diversity's mission is to develop and engage with certified and qualified diverse businesses to promote economic growth in communities.

IMPACT AZ 2025 is an action-focused program that includes a physical space to assist business owners with resources to promote stability and growth and business development for supplier diversity opportunities. It features procurement access, mentorship and networking opportunities, training in accounting and finance, access to public and private partnerships, and more. According to a recent report, supplier diversity programs could add $280 billion in income and four million new jobs to the U.S. economy.

"JPMorgan Chase is profoundly committed to supporting programs that help close the racial wealth gap and uplifting our Black business and entrepreneurial community is key to achieving that goal," said Ashley Kelly, Senior Business Consultant for Chase in Arizona. "This program will deliver expertise and support to help participants scale and grow their businesses in a sustainable manner. I'm very excited about supporting this collaboration."

IMPACT 2025, a direct response to the 2022 State of Black Business report released by the State of Black Arizona, is accepting corporate support to ensure the program is no-cost for cohort participants. The report shared that more than half of Black business owners in Arizona face a lack of access to capital driven by low levels of personal wealth, creditworthiness disparities and low loan request rates.

Corporations interested in supporting IMPACT AZ 2025 can contact info@impactaz2025.com or call 888-509-1145.

​"I was born into poverty and had to bootstrap my business and learn how to grow and succeed. A decade later, I have built a national brand and am privileged to share everything I learned to help others do the same," said Dr. Velma Trayham, founder of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy. "I credit hard work, faith, and having access to procurement opportunities for my ability to rise above poverty. I am thrilled and honored to support the Arizona business community and have supporters like JPMorgan Chase who understand the deep need for such work."

IMPACT AZ 2025 is accepting applications from small business owners interested in a solutions-driven program that will help them grow business with corporations, expand customer discovery and enhance financial management and business development. The application deadline is March 15, and the program will kick off on April 24 at the Millionaire Mastermind Academy's Scottsdale office at Arizona State University's Skysong 3.

Key business activities will support building capacity for contracts, financial planning and management, income generation, business operations, and more.

About IMPACT AZ 2025:

IMPACT AZ 2025 is a supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap of business owners. Supported by the Millionaire Mastermind Academy and the Arizona Black Chamber of Commerce, IMPACT AZ 2025 is a nine-month business accelerator focused on supplier diversity training to grow business opportunities. For more information, visit https://impactaz2025.com/

About Millionaire Mastermind Academy:

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to educate and support the growth of women-owned business enterprises, thereby strengthening the economic impact in their community. We have mentored more than 8,000 women through technical assistance & economic empowerment programs. For more information, visit https://millionairemastermindacademy.org/.

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Business, Free News Articles, Product Launches

New Knoxville aesthetics and wellness spa provides an all-inclusive experience

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Culture Aesthetics & Wellness, a new med spa located in the Farragut community, has recently opened its doors with a mission to offer the people of Knoxville and East Tennessee a true, all-inclusive experience, owners say. It's been a labor of love, but the practice established its sophisticated, state-of-the-art facility off Concord Road followed by the launch of its cutting-edge website, all to rave reviews from an eager client-base.

Culture is the brainchild of board-certified aesthetic nurse specialist Erica Oakes, RN, CANS, and practice manager Leila Beyer. In addition to the sought-after aesthetic and wellness treatments they provide for people in their native East Tennessee, the partners strive to provide the very best client experience possible.

"Culture had been a dream of mine for a long time," Oakes said. "So it's been an amazing journey of gathering the right people in the right place with the right treatments and turning it into a beautiful reality. I want to ensure our clients that my team and I will use the most innovative and latest approaches available to address their concerns in the best ways possible. It's all about offering an all-inclusive environment to perfectly meld aesthetics and wellness together."

In assembling the team, the partners made sure to focus on not only recruiting other professionals with accomplished skillsets, but also that each individual possessed very similar visions for providing an unprecedented experience in collaboration with the rest of the team.

"We just had a dream of a place where we could bring some of the best providers together and show Knoxville something it hadn't seen before," Beyer said. "We want to be a one-stop shop for all things aesthetics and wellness. Our providers that have come on have that same vision. That's how we ended up bringing everyone together, the same ambition and the same drive. Through Culture, we're bringing education, innovation, and products to Knoxville faster."

Culture provides popular aesthetic treatments, such as Botox®, dermal fillers, microneedling, laser treatments, chemical peels, and more, as well as a variety of wellness programs, like hormone replacement therapy, weight loss management, and sexual health.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call (865) 500-0101 or visit https://culturemedspa.com/.

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Business, Free News Articles, Product Launches

New Knoxville aesthetics and wellness spa provides an all-inclusive experience

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Culture Aesthetics & Wellness, a new med spa located in the Farragut community, has recently opened its doors with a mission to offer the people of Knoxville and East Tennessee a true, all-inclusive experience, owners say. It's been a labor of love, but the practice established its sophisticated, state-of-the-art facility off Concord Road followed by the launch of its cutting-edge website, all to rave reviews from an eager client-base.

Culture is the brainchild of board-certified aesthetic nurse specialist Erica Oakes, RN, CANS, and practice manager Leila Beyer. In addition to the sought-after aesthetic and wellness treatments they provide for people in their native East Tennessee, the partners strive to provide the very best client experience possible.

"Culture had been a dream of mine for a long time," Oakes said. "So it's been an amazing journey of gathering the right people in the right place with the right treatments and turning it into a beautiful reality. I want to ensure our clients that my team and I will use the most innovative and latest approaches available to address their concerns in the best ways possible. It's all about offering an all-inclusive environment to perfectly meld aesthetics and wellness together."

In assembling the team, the partners made sure to focus on not only recruiting other professionals with accomplished skillsets, but also that each individual possessed very similar visions for providing an unprecedented experience in collaboration with the rest of the team.

"We just had a dream of a place where we could bring some of the best providers together and show Knoxville something it hadn't seen before," Beyer said. "We want to be a one-stop shop for all things aesthetics and wellness. Our providers that have come on have that same vision. That's how we ended up bringing everyone together, the same ambition and the same drive. Through Culture, we're bringing education, innovation, and products to Knoxville faster."

Culture provides popular aesthetic treatments, such as Botox®, dermal fillers, microneedling, laser treatments, chemical peels, and more, as well as a variety of wellness programs, like hormone replacement therapy, weight loss management, and sexual health.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call (865) 500-0101 or visit https://culturemedspa.com/.

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Advertising and Marketing, Business, Free News Articles, Product Launches

Bash Foo Moves from Marketing to Sales Enablement

DAYTON, Ohio -- Bash Foo, specializing in web design, SEO, creative services, and digital marketing, announced today the introduction of Fractional CMO and Sales Enablement to its popular service offerings. The new services augment and highlight Bash Foo's continued expansion, enhancing its clients' sales and revenue goals.

"Since we partnered with our first clients in 1999, Bash Foo has focused on helping the functional needs of our customers," said Mike McDermott, President of Bash Foo. "It became a constant frustration to me that our small business customers sometimes struggled to handle leads when we sent them to them. They often didn't understand how to structure a sales cadence, the sales nurturing process, or even how to acquire a testimonial."

Fractional CMO

What happens when you need a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) but don't have the budget for their $250,000 salary? You either go without their leadership and guidance, or you hire a Fractional CMO that will help to guide and optimize your marketing efforts for a mere fraction of the cost.

"While a marketing agency will provide the services that you pay them for, they usually aren't researching your industry, helping you hire members of your team, streamlining your lead generation, or customizing your reporting dashboards," shared McDermott.

Adding a Fractional CMO allows customers access to consultative services that have a pulse on the agency's marketing services and insight into how this benefits the organization. From gaining better insight through reporting to qualifying leads, the Fractional CMO can have a hand in many things.

Sales Enablement

The traditional marketing department has always been there to enable the sales team to identify, nurture, and grow new revenue sources. Marketing agencies commonly set up lead generation forms and landing pages and then guide those form fills and phone calls to the sales team. What often gets glossed over is the conversion of a marketing-qualified lead (one that the agency creates) to a sales-qualified lead (a prospect that meets the criteria set by the sales team). Also, what happens to a lead that is interested but not ready to buy?

Bash Foo's new sales enablement services will integrate the website into the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software tool. They will also train the sales team on how to handle leads and how they can flag a lead for nurturing within the CRM. Sales executives from Bash Foo will also assist the business in setting up a proper sales cadence and communications strategy.

"This new work delivered across Bash Foo's teams is a direct response to the evolving business demands of our clients and brands," added McDermott. "I am proud of Bash Foo's growth and expansion, and our new service offering brings to life new opportunities for our clients."

Check out the Bash Foo website and inquire about how these new services may benefit your business or organization.

About Bash Foo

With 18 team members located across three countries and serving over 90 clients, Bash Foo is large enough to get the work done but small enough to care. From closely monitoring marketing campaigns to deeply researching the competition, the 5-star rated agency has won multiple awards for website design, content marketing, and marketing automation services. Providing website design in Dayton, Ohio, the agency has clients across the Midwest and, even more broadly for its national brands, the entire U.S. Learn more: https://bashfoo.com/.

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Business, Free News Articles, Taxes and Accounting

KROST Welcomes Grant Miller as Principal of Tax

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Los Angeles-based CPA firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, welcomes Grant K. Miller, CPA, EA, as Principal of Tax. To begin his new role as Tax Principal, Grant will be based in our Woodland Hills office and he will provide direction and leadership to further the success of our tax department. He will also work closely with clients to manage their expectations for deliverables, services, and budgets.

"On behalf of the entire firm, I am excited to welcome Grant to our team. His experience and technical expertise complement and provide added depth to an already deep and talented team. We are looking forward to the wonderful things we can accomplish together!" said Lou Guerrero, CPA, MBT, Tax Practice Leader.

Grant brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the firm, having worked in the public accounting profession for 27 years. He has a proven track record of providing exceptional service to clients and is well-versed in all areas of taxation, as well as compliance for high-net-worth individuals, partnerships, S Corporations, and C Corporations. Grant's areas of expertise include Manufacturing & Distribution, Entertainment, Technology, Estate & Trust, Real Estate, and Not-for-Profit industries.

Learn more about Grant: https://krostcpas.com/management/grant-miller

Learn more about our Tax Services: https://krostcpas.com/services/tax-services

For more information or any questions regarding our services, please contact us.

About KROST:

Established in 1939 in Pasadena, California, KROST, is a full-service Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm serving clients across various industries. Their focus is on recognizing opportunities and creating value for clients by equipping them with the tools to make better business and financial decisions for the future. As trusted advisors, clients depend on KROST to provide timely information, innovative solutions, and result-driven teamwork to ensure success.

Along with providing traditional services, such as Tax, Accounting, Assurance & Advisory, KROST also provides special services, including Client Accounting Services (CAS), Mergers & Acquisitions, Wealth Management, Tax Specialty Services, and KROST Business Intelligence (KBI).

Learn more: https://krostcpas.com/

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Business, Construction and Building, Free News Articles, HVAC Heating and Cooling

ACE Home Services Donates New A/C Unit to Deserving Local in 4th Annual ‘Honor Our Angels’ Giveaway

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- ACE Home Services, a leading provider of HVAC and plumbing services in the Phoenix metropolitan area, is proud to announce its fourth annual air conditioning unit giveaway. This year, the company has chosen to honor the hard work and dedication of local community member, Sandra Saldana, by providing her with a brand new A/C unit, valued up to $10,000.

Sandra is the founder of Sponsor Orphans in TJ, a charity organization that is dedicated to bringing joy and support to children in orphanages in Baja, California. Sandra began her mission a year ago when she visited her first orphanage to thank the facility for taking care of her cousin, Max, while her aunt was in the process of adopting him. The experience of bringing joy to the children and seeing their faces light up moved Sandra to set a goal of visiting all 100 orphanages and providing orphans with school supplies, backpacks, and toys in Baja, California. Since then, her organization has been able to help 395 children in just one year.

ACE Home Services is honored to be able to contribute to Sandra's mission and looks forward to continuing to support her efforts in the future. The company encourages others to get involved and support organizations like Sponsor Orphans in TJ that are making a positive impact in their communities. ACE Home Services hopes that this small act of kindness of providing Sandra with a new unit will help bring comfort to a person that does so much for others.

For Sandra, winning a new HVAC system is timely as her unit, which was installed when her home was built in 1971, has not been working for some time and she has not had the opportunity to upgrade it herself. ACE's installation team will begin the installation process on February 8th.

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to give back to someone who has given so much to our community," said John Trimble, President of ACE Home Services. "Sandra's dedication to helping children in need is truly inspiring, and we are proud to support her in any way we can."

ACE Home Services is committed to making a positive impact on the Phoenix-area community it serves. Throughout each year, the company supports a variety of community outreach programs such as hosting annual Salvation Army Water Drives, A/C Veteran Giveaways, St. Mary's Food Bank Food Drives, donating to Puppies Behind Bars and Homes for Our Troops, and sponsoring AZTV's Hometown Heroes Toy Drive. In addition to these efforts, ACE is also a proud partner of the Wounded Warrior Project which raises money for injured, post 9/11 veterans, and offers discounts for all military members and first responders.

The company is always looking for new ways to give back to the community and make a difference. The company has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and provides support for businesses and homes in more than 28 cities, including air-conditioning installation, maintenance and repair, heating equipment placement, bathroom remodeling, water softeners and heaters, water leak protection, heating replacement, and more.

For more information about ACE Home Services and the annual A/C giveaway, please visit their website. Information on Sandra's project can be found here: Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/sponsororphansintj.

For more information, please visit their https://acehomeaz.com/about-us/

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Books and Publishing, Business, Entertainment, Free News Articles, Product Launches

Children’s book author Diana Aleksandrova turns her struggles to become pregnant into children’s book bringing solace and hope to others

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Diana Aleksandrova has always wanted to be a mom, but after years of trying to become pregnant, that dream hasn't come true yet. Inspired by her struggles and the legend about the storks bringing the babies, she writes "The Lazy Stork" (ISBN: 978-1953118264; May 2023; Dedoni).

In "The Lazy Stork," Stan slept through most of his training, so his first delivery isn't as easy as he thought. When the compass makes him swirl in circles and he can't read the map, he is afraid his mission is a failure.

Despite the hardship that brought this book to life, The Lazy Stork is anything but sad. On contrary, it is full of humor and hope.

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

"After years of suffering from infertility, I decided to blame it on 'the lazy stork.' I needed some humor in my life when everything seemed so dark," says Aleksandrova. "With a surprising happier than the happiest of endings, 'The Lazy Stork' is meant to bring hope to the families still waiting for their miracles. The story shows kids how much their parents wished, waited, and longed for them to arrive. It's a lighthearted and humorous way to explain why their baby brother or sister hasn't come yet. Blame it on the stork!"

Diana hopes to bring awareness to the fact that 1 in 8 in the US are impacted by infertility! Infertility is not a condition that individuals choose or can prevent and there is little to no support for families affected by it. Diana lives in Nevada, a state that does not mandate fertility coverage, and most companies elect not to offer such.

Learn more: https://www.dedonibooks.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Diana Aleksandrova is an award-winning author of children's books. Her mission is to help emerging and reluctant readers fall in love with books. Diana believes that reading is beneficial for children and is a way to shape thinking and an emotionally intelligent future generation.

BOOK SUMMARY:

Name: The Lazy Stork

Written by Diana Aleksandrova

Illustrated by Svilen Dimitrov

Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-953118-26-4

Library of Congress Control Number: 2022916190

Preorder campaign: March 2023

Publication Date: May 1, 2023

Publisher: Dedoni ( https://www.dedonibooks.com )

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