Giant New Theme Park Will Provide Target Guests Free Admission

Good News Notes: “A new theme Park is currently in development, expecting to break ground in 2023 and be fully completed by 2025, and it has plans to offer free admission to most of its Guests. Spirit of Adventure Park will be a new theme Park located in Wentzville, Missouri, 40 minutes west of St. Louis….

Popcorn with a purpose? How this N.J. nonprofit is impacting the community.

Good News Notes: “Popcorn is positively changing the lives of people in New Jersey — and not just by being a salty treat at the movie theater. It’s thanks to an organization known as Popcorn for the People, a Piscataway-based nonprofit that employs people with autism and developmental disabilities to produce its line of gourmet treats….

Dewitt community comes together for therapy pony with cancer

Good News Notes: “Twice a week, Cupid helps put smiles on children’s faces, many of them affected by Autism. “You don’t usually see a horse this young, that is that in tune to these kids and he is just always there for them. It’s just this strong strong connection that they have.” Said Madison Berridge,…

Natalia Vodianova Hosts Open-Air Charity Event

Good News Notes: “The French fashion scene is tiptoeing off the Internet and into the physical world: Last week saw the first physical runway show — the Jacquemus spring 2021 collection, paraded in a wheat field — and an open-air charity gala in Cannes for Natalia Vodianova’s Naked Heart Foundation. Vodianova’s fiancé Antoine Arnault, cohost Anna Andres,…

Mindfulness improves decision-making, attention in children with autism

Good News Notes: “School-based mindfulness programs can improve decision-making skills and teach children with autism to focus attention and react less impulsively through breathing exercises that will allow them to reduce anxiety, according to Rutgers researchers.” View the whole story here:

Man with rare disability proves anything is possible with small business

Good News Notes: “A Warwick resident is proving anything is possible if you put your mind to it. Nicholas Votolato was born with a rare genetic disorder where he is missing his 18th chromosome. He struggled to find a job because of his disability. So, he took classes at the state’s Developmental Disabilities Council and…

Local man raises money for charity close to his heart

Good News Notes: “They say not all heroes wear capes, but for one local boy he’s proving it doesn’t take a superhero to give back to those who it need it most. Austin Teubert has autism but he doesn’t let that hold him back. He wanted to be like his dad who refurbishes old materials…