Hello there!
As we approach this holiday weekend, we'd like to take a moment to thank and honor our fallen soldiers who so bravely fought for our freedom. You are in our thoughts this weekend, and beyond.

For those of you still churning away this morning, anticipating the three-day weekend ahead, we promise not to keep you long and hope you have a safe, relaxing holiday. 

As always, thank you for all that you do.

- Medley Inc.

  Jacqui Sutton
  The Houston Press deems Jacqui Sutton, Houston's "Jazzgrass Lady"

"After a health scare at age 50, Sutton decided to start singing at an age when many artists would be considering retirement. It is this daring spirit that has come to define her career," -Altamese Osborne, Houston Press. Get to know Jacqui, her courageous story and unique blend of Jazz and Bluegrass in this one-on-one with the HP. Click here to read it now.

Tendrils and Curls Owner  
Dr. Paula Chrishon takes Curly Tips Live


Dr. Paula Chrishon, owner of Tendrils and Curls Boutique, the Houston-based one-stop shop for every type of curl, shared tips, tricks and suggestions with FOX viewers live. Click here to watch the first segment on curl-safe products, and here for the how-to's.


Melissa Williams Shares Tech Tips for Parents and Children
Children's book author and literacy maven Melissa Williams appeared on FOX morning news to share much-needed tips with parents to discourage an overhaul of technology use during extended breaks from school. View the interview here.


Reasons to Fall for Twitter...

Sorry Instagram, we're Smitten with Twitter
again. Here's why: 


Twitter is the fastest growing social network in the world by active users according to a

Global Web Index Study.


So how does that translate to hard numbers?

  • 44% growth from June 2012 to March 2013
  • 288 million monthly active users
  • That means that 21% of the world's Internet population are using Twitter every month
  • More than 500 million registered accounts
  • Twitter's fastest growing age demographic is 55 to 64 year olds, registering an increase in active users of 79%
Read the full article here, featuring new stats on the social media landscape.


Jazz Education, Inc. Gears up for Summer Workshop

jazz education  
Every year, the Houston International Jazz Festival serves as one of the major fundraisers for Jazz Education, Inc., a non-profit organization more than four decades old, aimed at keeping students involved in uplifting, and enriching personal educational activities instead of being consumed by more dangerous paths. Some of its initiatives include year-round, in-school Jazz programs (Jazz & Poetry) for more than 20,000 elementary school students, and an annual five-week Summer Jazz Workshop for more than 150 teenage musicians. Click here to learn more about the Houston International Jazz Festival and Jazz Education.

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