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The Untold Story of the Church of Scientology Global Response to the Pandemic Now Airs in New Documentary

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Network announces an original feature-length documentary, "Operation: Do Something About It," now airing on DIRECTV Channel 320 and available to stream. The documentary tells the story of how the Church of Scientology harnessed its state-of-the-art facilities, rallied its worldwide network of volunteers and mobilized the largest humanitarian effort in its history to bring hope, help and compassion in the wake of the unimaginable.

Enjoy a Slice and Half an Hour of Fun on National Pizza Day: Watch an Episode of Meet a Scientologist on the Founder of Mr. Jim’s Pizza

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a Harris Poll survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults, pizza is America's favorite food. So, in honor of National Pizza Day, celebrated each year on February 9th, you are invited to enjoy a slice with your favorite topping while the Scientology Network serves up an episode of Meet a Scientologist, featuring Jim Johnson, who turned pizza into a way of life.

LA Sports Council Announces New President & CEO Matthew Cacciato

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The LA Sports Council, the region's premier sports trade association, is proud to announce the hiring of a new President and CEO of the organization, Matthew Cacciato. As President, Cacciato's first initiative will be the organization's 19th Annual LA Sports Awards, a flagship celebration honoring the best in LA sports and top moments of the year.

Celebrating Religions Working Together at an Interfaith Harmony Event at the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an era of increased polarization, rising hate crimes, and social and economic challenges affecting all segments of society, religious leaders gathered at the Church of Scientology to review how religions can work together to improve the quality of life for their congregations and the greater community.

Church of Scientology Los Angeles Hosts an Event to Help Reunite Long Separated Mexican Families

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many men and women who emigrate from Mexico to America do so not only for the promise of a better life for themselves and their children. They leave to help support families left behind with the dream of one day reuniting under better circumstances either at home or in their adopted country. But in many cases, this means families are separated for decades.

Game, Set, Match! Dink Productions Serves Up Kickstarter Campaign for First-Ever Pickleball Full-Length Feature Film, ‘In a Pickle’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dink Productions launches a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their upcoming movie "In a Pickle." By engaging the vibrant pickleball community in this campaign, Dink Productions aims to showcase the massive audience awaiting to see this movie come to life.

Game, Set, Match! Dink Productions Serves Up Kickstarter Campaign for First-Ever Pickleball Full-Length Feature Film, ‘In a Pickle’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dink Productions launches a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their upcoming movie "In a Pickle." By engaging the vibrant pickleball community in this campaign, Dink Productions aims to showcase the massive audience awaiting to see this movie come to life.

Game, Set, Match! Dink Productions Serves Up Kickstarter Campaign for First-Ever Pickleball Full-Length Feature Film, ‘In a Pickle’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dink Productions launches a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their upcoming movie "In a Pickle." By engaging the vibrant pickleball community in this campaign, Dink Productions aims to showcase the massive audience awaiting to see this movie come to life.

A Cross-Country Crusade to Help Educators Keep Children Safe

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 29, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sean Burke's passion is helping others. A lifelong volunteer and a Scientologist since 1987, during the pandemic he worked with a nonprofit formed by top ICU doctors, sharing information on how to properly treat COVID in the hospital and at home. But this year, he decided to focus on another pandemic: The spiraling drug crisis that is affecting youth throughout America.

How L. Ron Hubbard’s Common-Sense Guide to Better Living, ‘The Way to Happiness,’ Is Helping Scouts in Brazil Flourish and Prosper

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Scoutmaster Marcos Antonio Correia Santos Jr. Googled the question "Is there a way to happiness?" the answer not only changed his own life, it led to a new international movement within Scouting. At the celebration of the 39th anniversary of the International Association of Scientologists, Chief Marcos' story was presented as a stellar example of the impact of The Way to Happiness, the common-sense guide to better living written by L. Ron Hubbard.

How L. Ron Hubbard’s Common-Sense Guide to Better Living, ‘The Way to Happiness,’ Is Helping Scouts in Brazil Flourish and Prosper

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Scoutmaster Marcos Antonio Correia Santos Jr. Googled the question "Is there a way to happiness?" the answer not only changed his own life, it led to a new international movement within Scouting. At the celebration of the 39th anniversary of the International Association of Scientologists, Chief Marcos' story was presented as a stellar example of the impact of The Way to Happiness, the common-sense guide to better living written by L. Ron Hubbard.

Beyond Dents and Scratches: Body Shops Bear Witness to Preventable Tragedies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The mangled frame of a silver sedan gleams under the overhead lights in a local body shop, a testament to human capacity for error. Replacing crumpled fenders and shattered windshields is a body shop's stock in trade, but the owners know these broken cars aren't just metal and plastic. So when volunteers from Bridge Publications approached body shop owners and managers about displaying sets of The Truth About Drugs from the drug education initiative supported by the Church of Scientology, it not only piqued their interest, it gave them a way to save lives.

An Educator Champions Youth for Human Rights to Build Peace and Ensure a Decent Life for Future Generations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and BUGARAMA, Rwanda, Jan. 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rwanda evokes images of a tragic past marked by ethnic violence. But educator and human rights activist Ladislas Yassin Nkundabanyanga is determined to ensure a peaceful future for the country. He partners with Youth for Human Rights, an educational initiative supported by the Church of Scientology, to protect future generations and create a better life for all.

10th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their annual "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The contest dates are January 23 through April 15, 2024. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, and Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

The Help of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Times of Disaster Great and Small and Wherever It Occurs

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It was just under a year ago on February 6, that a 7.8-magnitude earthquake slashed through southeastern Turkey near the Syrian border. According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the earthquake displaced or disrupted the lives of 15.73 million people in Syria and Turkey including 2.5 million children. Scientology Volunteer Minister disaster response specialists from Tel Aviv mobilized immediately and were soon joined by VMs from Pakistan, India and the United States.

150 Weekly Food Drives at the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles to Help Local Families Cope

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With inflation driving up food prices and some 30 percent of Los Angeles County families now experiencing food insecurity, Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles dedicate their Saturday mornings to helping fellow Angelenos cope.

Quadro Acquisition One Corp. to Merge with Group of Greg Lindberg’s Companies with an Estimated Pro Forma Enterprise Value of $3 Billion

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quadro Acquisition One Corp., a NASDAQ-listed Special Purpose Acquisition Company ("Quadro SPAC") has agreed to acquire a group of seven companies in the sports collectibles, software, cloud-based IT and healthcare services segments with an estimated pro-forma enterprise value of $3 billion (referred to as the "Global Growth Companies"). These companies are affiliated with Global Growth, a private equity firm founded by Greg Lindberg. The name and the symbol under which Quadro SPAC will trade upon the completion of its business combination with Global Growth Companies will be determined at a later date.

Bridge Publications Volunteers Share the Truth About Drugs With Popular East L.A. Food Trucks to Help Customers Make Smart Choices

COMMERCE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Not only is the East Los Angeles crime rate higher than the U.S. average, the crimes are often drug-related. To help local vendors and residents cope with this problem, volunteers from Bridge Publications Inc., publisher of the nonfiction works of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, reached out to area food trucks and food stands this week to further extend their drug prevention campaign to the community.

Scientology-Supported Nonprofit Seeks to Cut Off Drug Demand in Belgium, a Country Where Cocaine and Crack Use Has Soared

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Brussels-based drug education and prevention initiative supported by the Church of Scientology is optimistic that drug education can still prevail despite current drug trends. According to the president of Dites Non à La Drogue (Say No to Drugs), Julie Delvaux, the importance and effectiveness of drug prevention has been grossly underestimated.

Year in Review: International Association of Scientologists Awards Japanese Activist for Helping Secure the Rights of Victims of Coercive Psychiatry

LOS ANGELES, Calif., and TOKYO, Japan, Jan. 16, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each year, the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) presents the Freedom Medal to humanitarians whose work materially forwards the Aims of Scientology. These aims, as set forth by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, are: "A civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights, and where Man is free to rise to greater heights."

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