Welcome!

News Feed Item

Rising Country Artist Lizzie Sider Continues Anti-Bullying Message with Florida School Tour

"No One Has the Power to Ruin Your Day" tour to feature Florida native singing, speaking during school assemblies

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LIZZIE SIDER, 15-year old emerging Country artist, is continuing her tour of elementary and middle schools, by conducting her Bully Prevention Assembly at over 100 schools during January, February and March of 2014, throughout the entire State of Florida.  The tour continues after a successful weekend in Nashville, where Sider performed the national anthem at the Nashville Predators game before taking the stage at the historic Bluebird Cafe.

"Bullying doesn't just happen in October during Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, it happens all year," says Lizzie Sider.  "As someone who understands what it is like to be bullied, I am on a mission to help anyone who doesn't think anyone will listen."

During the 30- to 40-minute assembly, Sider will encourage kids to help prevent bullying as she recounts her own personal journey as a young student being teased and ridiculed in elementary school, what it felt like, and how she tried to deal with it.  In addition, Lizzie discusses the importance of everyone standing up to stop bullying.  She will also perform her original song "Butterfly," which Sider co-wrote about her experience and how she overcame the teasing.  Her goal is to help kids as a positive role model, having risen above her own ridicule, to pursue a career in music. 

As a spokesperson for PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, which was launched by PACER in 2006, Sider has already visited over 80 schools in California before starting her school tour in Florida.

Sider appeared on The Queen Latifah Show, has been interviewed by Access Hollywood, Billboard, Hallmark's Home & Family show, TIME for Kids, Nashville's Crook & Chase, and was named by the Country Music Association as an "Artist to Watch in 2013."  Lizzie, who splits her time between Boca Raton, FL and Nashville, TN, recently participated in her first CMA Fest week with her own booth and with a live performance at the famed country music venue, the Wildhorse Saloon.  Both "Butterfly" and her follow-up single, "I Love You That Much," charted in the Top 40 on MusicRow.  The video for "I Love You That Much" was directed by award-winning Steven Goldmann, whose past credits include Alan Jackson, Martina McBride and Shania Twain.  Sider is currently working on her first full-length studio album for release in 2014.

Lizzie's Upcoming Assembly Tour Dates
1/27 Seawind Elementary (2 assemblies) – Hobe Sound, FL
1/27 Pinewood Elementary – Stuart, FL
1/27 Hidden Oaks Middle – Palm City, FL
1/28 Pivot Charter School – Tamarac, FL
1/28 Rise Academy – Lauderhill, FL
1/29 Citrus Grove Elementary – Stuart, FL
1/29 Verde Elementary School – Boca Raton, FL
1/30 Imagine Charter – Plantation, FL
1/30 Florida Intercultural – Davie, FL
1/30 Florida Intercultural Academy of Hollywood – Hollywood, FL
2/3 South Daytona (2 Assemblies) – Deland, FL
2/3 Manatee Cove Elementary – Orange City, FL
2/4 Citrus Grove Elementary – Deland, FL
2/4 Blue Lake Elementary – Lake Helen, FL
2/5 Volusia Pines – Lake Helen, FL
2/5 Woodward Elementary – Deland, FL
2/5 Umatilla Elementary – Umatilla, FL
2/6 George Marks Elementary (2 assemblies) – Deland, FL
2/6 Southwestern Middle – Deland, FL
2/11 Lake Okeechobee Girls Academy – Okeechobee, FL
2/11 Country Oaks Elementary School– La Belle, FL
2/12 Pinecrest Elementary School – Immokalee, FL
2/12 Highland Elementary School –Immokalee, FL
2/12 LaBelle Middle SchoolLaBelle, FL
2/13 Miami Childrens Museum Charter School – Miami, FL
2/13 Plantation Key School – Tavernier, FL
2/13 Key Largo School – Key Largo, FL
2/14 Stanley Switlik Elementary – Marathon, FL
2/14 Sugarloaf School Sugar Loaf -- Key, FL
2/14 Horace O'Bryant SchoolKey West, FL
2/18 Dixon School of the Arts – Pensacola, FL
2/18 Liza Jackson Preparatory – Ft. Walton, FL
2/19 Franklin County School – Eastpoint, FL
2/19 Apalachicola Bay Charter School – Apalachicola, FL
2/19 Altha Public SchoolAltha, FL
2/20 Emma Love Hardee Elementary – Nassau, FL
2/20 Yulee Middle SchoolYulee, FL
2/20 Callahan Middle SchoolCallahan, FL
2/20 Nassau City Homeless – Nassau, FL
2/21 Shadowlawn Elementary School – Green Cove Springs, FL
2/21 Lakeside Junior High – Jacksonville, FL
2/21 Mandarin Middle School – Jacksonville, FL
2/25 Parkway Magnet Middle School – Lauderhill, FL
2/25 Deerfield Park Elementary School – Deerfield Beach, FL
2/25 North Broward Preparatory – Coconut Creek, FL
2/26 Tavares Elementary - Tavares, FL
2/27 Sorrento Elementary – Sorrento, FL
2/27 Seminole Springs Elementary – Eustis, FL
2/27 Windy Hill Middle School (2 assemblies) – Clermont, FL
2/28 Challenger 7 Elementary – Port St. John, FL
2/28 Enterprise Elementary – Cocoa, FL
2/28 Discovery Intermediate – Kissimmee, FL
3/3 Kingsway Elementary School – Port Charlotte, FL
3/3 Port Charlotte County School to be scheduled
3/3 Vineland Elementary – Rotonda, FL
3/4 Myakka River Elementary School – Port Charlotte, FL
3/4 Port Charlotte County School to be scheduled
3/4 Peace River Elementary School – Port Charlotte, FL
3/5 Liberty Elementary School – Port Charlotte, FL
3/5 Neil Armstrong Elementary – Port Charlotte, FL
3/5 Deep Creek Elementary School – Punta Gorda, FL
3/6 Meadows Park Elementary – Port Charlotte, FL
3/6 Port Charlotte Middle School – Port Charlotte, FL
3/11 Wesley Chapel Elementary School – Wesley Chapel, FL
3/11 Cypress Elementary – New Port Richey, FL
3/11 Woodland Elementary – Zephyrillis, FL
3/12 Fuguitt Elementary – Largo, FL
3/12 Eisenhower Elementary -- Clearwater, FL
3/12 Melrose Elementary – St. Petersburg, FL
3/13 Laurel Oak Elementary – Naples, FL
3/13 Naples Park Elementary – Naples, FL
3/13 Palmetto Elementary – Naples, FL
3/14 Tommie Barfield Elementary – Marco Island, FL
3/14 Gulf Coast Academy Charter South – Naples, FL
3/18 Hobe Sound Elementary (2 assemblies) – Hobe Sound, FL
3/18 Pine Crest – Boca Raton, FL
3/24 Wildwood Middle School – Wildwood, FL
3/24 Lake Panasoffkee Elementary – Lake Panasoffkee, FL
3/25 Webster Elementary School -- Webster, FL
3/25 South Sumter Middle School -- Webster, FL
3/26 Forest City Elementary School – Altamonte Springs, FL
3/27 Roundlake Elementary School – Mt. Dora, FL
3/27 Bushnell Elementary – Bushnell, FL
3/28 Pine Crest School – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

For complete Assembly Tour details, please visit www.LizzieSider.com

Keep up with Lizzie Sider via her social sites:

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/lizziesidermusic

Twitter - https://twitter.com/LizzieSider

YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/lizziesider

To learn more about PACER, please visit http://www.pacer.org/bullying/.

Media Contacts:

Kirt Webster / Webster & Associates PR  
615-777-6995 x232 / Email

Martha Moore / so much MOORE media 
615-746-3994 / Email

Sandy Friedman / Rogers & Cowan  
310-854-8109 / Email

Read more news from Lizzie Sider

SOURCE Lizzie Sider

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buyers...
SYS-CON Events announced today that T-Mobile will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc., is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 67.4 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on ...
@DevOpsSummit has been named the ‘Top DevOps Influencer' by iTrend. iTrend processes millions of conversations, tweets, interactions, news articles, press releases, blog posts - and extract meaning form them and analyzes mobile and desktop software platforms used to communicate, various metadata (such as geo location), and automation tools. In overall placement, @DevOpsSummit ranked as the number one ‘DevOps Influencer' followed by @CloudExpo at third, and @MicroservicesE at 24th.
Virtualization over the past years has become a key strategy for IT to acquire multi-tenancy, increase utilization, develop elasticity and improve security. And virtual machines (VMs) are quickly becoming a main vehicle for developing and deploying applications. The introduction of containers seems to be bringing another and perhaps overlapped solution for achieving the same above-mentioned benefits. Are a container and a virtual machine fundamentally the same or different? And how? Is one techn...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Infranics will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Since 2000, Infranics has developed SysMaster Suite, which is required for the stable and efficient management of ICT infrastructure. The ICT management solution developed and provided by Infranics continues to add intelligence to the ICT infrastructure through the IMC (Infra Management Cycle) based on mathemat...
Have you ever noticed how some IT people seem to lead successful, rewarding, and satisfying lives and careers, while others struggle? IT author and speaker Don Crawley uncovered the five principles that successful IT people use to build satisfying lives and careers and he shares them in this fast-paced, thought-provoking webinar. You'll learn the importance of striking a balance with technical skills and people skills, challenge your pre-existing ideas about IT customer service, and gain new in...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SD Times | BZ Media has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. BZ Media LLC is a high-tech media company that produces technical conferences and expositions, and publishes a magazine, newsletters and websites in the software development, SharePoint, mobile development and commercial UAV markets.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with composable on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises. Its software-defined technology natively converges network, storage, compute, virtualization, and management into a ...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
SYS-CON Events announced today that Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. The company co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure network...
"I think that everyone recognizes that for IoT to really realize its full potential and value that it is about creating ecosystems and marketplaces and that no single vendor is able to support what is required," explained Esmeralda Swartz, VP, Marketing Enterprise and Cloud at Ericsson, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Historically, some banking activities such as trading have been relying heavily on analytics and cutting edge algorithmic tools. The coming of age of powerful data analytics solutions combined with the development of intelligent algorithms have created new opportunities for financial institutions. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sebastien Meunier, Head of Digital for North America at Chappuis Halder & Co., will discuss how these tools can be leveraged to develop a lasting competitive advanta...