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Day: March 29, 2017

Smile Train Goodwill Ambassador Christie Brinkley Gives 300 Cleft Children New Smiles Through Sales of Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Ageless Beauty Set

Brinkley Presents Check, on Behalf of Skincare Line, to Smile Train CEO for Nearly $75,000 to Support Cleft Surgery for Children Around the World

Please Help the Children with Cleft Palate Disease by Donating to Smile Train.


NEW YORK – As part of her ongoing commitment to help children with clefts, Supermodel, Actress, and Smile Train Goodwill Ambassador, Christie Brinkley, held a special event at Smile Train’s global headquarters where she presented a check for close to $75,000 to Smile Train’s CEO, Susannah Schaefer. The funds raised will help give 300 new smiles to children with clefts around the world. Alongside her skincare line, Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare, the support comes from her commitment to donate 20 percent of the purchase price of each Ageless Beauty Set sold from May 2016 to December 2016 to Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft charity.

Please Help the Children with Cleft Palate Disease by Donating to Smile Train.

Through ” Christie Brinkley ®Authentic Skincare  “, I was able to use our Ageless Beauty Kit to benefit Smile Train. It’s important to me to present this check today, knowing that 300 cleft children will receive the surgery they need and have the opportunity for new lives. I’m excited to continue to help give children new smiles with Smile Train, an organization close to my heart, and see the difference we can make together,” said Brinkley.

Brinkley has been a Smile Train Goodwill Ambassador for nearly 10 years and has helped raise much needed awareness of the issues faced by children living with untreated clefts around the world. This marks the second Smile Train initiative from Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare since December 2015. Millions of children in developing countries with untreated clefts live in isolation and, more importantly, have difficulty eating, breathing, and speaking. Smile Train’s sustainable model provides training, funding, and resources to empower local doctors in the developing world to provide 100 percent-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities. Cleft repair surgery is simple, and the transformation is immediate. Since its founding in 1999, Smile Train has provided more than one million cleft repair surgeries.

“Smile Train is extremely grateful for the continued generosity and support from Christie and Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare,” said Schaefer. “I’m grateful to be here today accepting this check on behalf of the 300 children who will receive their new smiles.”

“The Ageless Beauty set was a special edition to the Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Collection as it supported a cause that Christie, and we as a company, support and are passionate about,” said Atlantic Coast Brands and Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Co-founders Andrew J. Surwilo and Thomas Shipley. “To be able to give back and actually see that it is making a difference is very special to us and to Christie. We are thrilled that we were able to make such an impact with this donation,” said Surwilo and Shipley.

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About Smile Train

Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. Millions of children in developing countries with untreated clefts live in isolation, but more importantly, have difficulty eating, breathing and speaking. Cleft repair surgery is simple, and the transformation is immediate. Our sustainable model provides training, funding and resources to empower local doctors in 85+ developing countries to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.To learn more about how Smile Train’s sustainable approach means donations have both an immediate and long-term impact, please visit

About Christie Brinkley

Christie Brinkley is one of the world’s most iconic and successful models, appearing on more than 500 magazine covers during her illustrious 40 year career. Currently, Christie is a New York Times bestselling author of “Timeless Beauty”. Christie was the first model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue for three consecutive years, and was the face of CoverGirl for more than 25 years. She also represents the best-selling body fitness equipment, Total Gym. Christie her name stamped on a skincare line called Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare, and a hair extension line labeled Hair2Wear.  Now, she can add winemaker to that list.  Italian term for “highly beautiful,” the Bellissima line of sparkling wines speaks to the idea of celebrating life’s beautiful moments. Designed by Brinkley, each bottle enjoys an image of Venus, the goddess of beauty. The three varieties are organic, vegan-friendly, and include a sugar-free option. As an actress, she starred on Broadway and London’s West End productions of “Chicago” and had a recurring role on NBC’s Parks and Recreation.

About Christie Brinkley ®  Authentic Skincare

Inspired by the vision of legendary supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley, Christie Brinkley® Authentic Skincare is a revolutionary anti-aging skincare line that recognizes that the most visible signs of aging come from the sun. Featuring a proprietary anti-aging Bio-Copper Complex, the line defends against the broad spectrum of radiation from the sun that causes photo-aging and damages skin. Powered by cutting edge technology and award-winning ingredients, products in the line range from cleansers and exfoliators to skin-brightening serums and night treatments that help women have healthy, radiant, younger-looking skin.

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Samsung S8: 90% of customers remain loyal to the brand despite the Note 7 crisis 

Samsung is launching the new Samsung 8 this week and Report Linker conducted a new survey to measure if the brand’s image has been affected by last year’s explosions of the Note 7 phones and if their customers remain as loyal as before.

Findings show that loyalty has even increased since the last ReportLinker survey, conducted in October 2016:

  • 81% of smartphone users are still confident in the safety of their smartphones
  • But the crisis has impacted all manufacturers as even Apple’s customers don’t trust the brand as much as they used to (79%, -12 pts compared to October 2016)
  • 52% of smartphones’ owners say the future Samsung Galaxy S8 will be of better quality than the previous ones
  • And this statement is even more significant among Samsung customers (63%)
  • More than half of respondents (56%), mentioned their interest in buying the new Samsung smartphone.


 Also, their customers’ loyalty is stronger than ever before as nearly 9 out of 10 would consider the brand for a next purchase, which is more often a certitude than it was five months ago.

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5 Ways To Make Use of New Tech To Improve Your Income Flow

When it comes to finding new ways to make money, looking at the latest technology is always going to give you at least a little bit of inspiration. Because it’s the people who are the most creative with new stuff coming out that end up gaining the benefit of ‘the early bird gets the worm’, then you know that for yourself, that path could work as well.

Five ways in particular that you can start to creatively use new tech to help out with your cash flow include driving your car as a service, creating a blog, learning to leverage social media for your business purposes, trying out micro trading, and saving money with coupons available through aggregate websites.

Drive Your Car

By involving yourself with Uber or Lyft, you’re giving yourself a chance to exchange your time, and the fact that you have a quality car, into money! The equation is really that simple. You make sure that you fulfill the requirements for the company, and then you pretty much create your own hours as you see fit, meet new people, and learn about your neighborhood even – all while making extra cash!

Create a Blog

You may at least be tangentially aware that you can make money with a blog. But you might not exactly know what the specifics are. With a little bit of research with respect to learning the ins and outs of things like the Google AdSense program, you’ll understand how the finances work, and then after that, you just have to solve the problem of figuring out what type of content you present the best, and how to get traffic to your pages once they’re up.

Leverage Social Media For Business

New social media platforms and techniques to help grow businesses are popping up all the time. Think of the way that businesses and brands started using things like Instagram or Snapchat to help convey their messages! You can do the same thing. By using social media for business, you’re essentially developing broad income streams to widen your appeal.

Try Out Microtrading

Learning to use the stock market has always been an interesting way for people to make money. One relatively new technology that has been shaping up is the way the people are interacting with microtrading. Basically, there are apps and software programs that analyze stock market shifts and can automatically operate to try to get your a profit on a micro scale, while getting substantial gains in the long run.

Save Money With Coupons

And finally, there are new websites that have popped up that use the latest search technology to find every single coupon or coupon code imaginable. By simply keeping an eye on these sites, you can get notified every time a money saving opportunity occurs, and this savings directly translates into a better income and expense readout.

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Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC

Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC is a family owned and operated company. They are very hands on and make sure that the customer’s satisfaction is their main objective. The staff at Austin’s Roofing and Gutters,LLC are very price competitive and would love to have an opportunity to make you another satisfied customer.

And they take special care when it comes to all aspects of service roofing. The moment their team steps foot on your property, expect them to observe the best safety practices. Going that extra mile is what they are all about–check out a few testimonials to see what their satisfied customers have to say about their professional roofing service. No matter what your budget is, Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC has the right roofing solutions at affordable prices.

As your one-stop shop for first-class roofing repair and replacement solutions, they work closely with your insurance company to restore your roof back to perfect shape. From hail and storm damage roof restoration to re-roofing services, trust that they can help find a solution the problem.

Right Roofing Solutions at Affordable Prices:

The customer is number one and they will guarantee satisfaction. They are so confident that they don’t expect any deposit and the homeowner doesn’t have to pay any cost until the job is finished and they are happy with the job.

They are very honest and hardworking individuals. They have been in this business for over 10 years now and pride themselves in making all of their customers happy and making them feel like they made the right decision in choosing Austin’s Roofing and Gutters.

Why Choose Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC:

Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC specialize in roof replacements, roof repairs, gutter replacements, gutter installations, gutter cover installations, chimney caps, storm damage, and insurance claims. They are licensed, bonded and insured in Atlanta, GA. For a roofing contractor, contact them today!

If you’re looking for a roofing contractor in Atlanta, GA, Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC is the only name you can rely on. They take great pride in the quality of their roofing, affordability, and flexibility. When it comes to roofing repair, no one can approach their level of dedication.

Roofing Repair

At Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC, your satisfaction is their number one goal. They will always live up to your expectations because they hold themselves to a higher standard and never settle for less. With their shingle roofing, they know you’ll be more than pleased with the results.

When it comes roofing repair their skills are unmatched and you always get value for the price. They will offer you a great deal in asphalt roofing because you deserve nothing less. Just let them know what you need in roofing and how we they help. If you have any questions about their roofing company, don’t hesitate to ask, them. For quality work at an affordable price, get in touch with Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC today.

They specialize in roof replacements, roof repairs, gutter replacements, gutter installations, gutter cover installations, chimney caps, storm damage, and insurance claims. They are licensed, bonded and insured in Atlanta, GA. For a roofing contractor, contact them today!

Storm Damage Repair

storm damage repair

Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC is known for their expertise in storm damage repair and great customer service. Each client will receive our full effort and attention because they are committed to your satisfaction. Thanks to their hail damage repair, they have been recognized for excellence.

You can always depend on them because they never let you down. And their wind damage repair is outstanding and Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC wants the opportunity to prove it to you. When you think of a roofing company, you know that Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC will be the first name that comes to mind in Atlanta, GA because no one does a better job.

Contact Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC:

(678) 519-8955

Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC has worked hard to earn their reputation. They’ve had great success in roofing repair because they understand that every client has different needs. Your input is important because meeting your expectations is their highest priority. For roofing services, they are the ones to call. Check out what Austin’s Roofing and Gutters, LLC has to offer today.




Glad I found this company, very reliable and efficient work was performed on my roof and they didn’t charge me until the work was finished and I was completely satisfied ! Thank you guys for your services.. def will be recommending you all


Awesome work! I was so pleased and impressed with the finished product. Very knowledgeable and professional. I would DEFINITELY recommend anyone in need of services! Great job!

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