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United Airlines Delivering More than 11,000 Teddy Bears to Children in Need Worldwide PDF Print E-mail
Written by TBF Staff   
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 07:42


United Adventure Bear, "Ben Flyin," inspires imagination and offers hope to children


HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' custom-designed GUND teddy bear, "Ben Flyin," is making new friends today, National Teddy Bear Day, at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital in Houston. Volunteer United employees are delivering the bears as part of the United Adventure Bear program, working together to lift the spirits of children experiencing health struggles or economic hardship worldwide. The furry travel companion comes complete with a passport full of travel-inspired activities and an exploration-ready vest so children can use their imaginations to dream up adventures with their new friend.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 10 September 2014 07:50 )
Cast your vote in the 2014 TOBY Public's Choice Awards! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Teddy Bear & Friends Staff   
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 07:56


The winners of the 2014 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry's Choice Awards were announced in January at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show in San Diego.

This year's Industry's Choice winners are now the nominees for the Public's Choice Awards, voted on by Teddy Bear & Friends readers.


Now it's your turn to be the judge! You can vote for your favorite in each category by filling out and mailing in the ballot included in the June 2014 issue of TB&F, or you can vote online. Limit one ballot (paper or digital) per household. The deadline for voting is July 1, 2014.

The Eternal Optimist - Beverly White celebrates Happy Tymes’ 30th anniversary PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sharon Verbeten   
Friday, 18 April 2014 07:38


Beverly White’s life and the teddy bear world have changed a lot over the 30 years she’s been creating fabulous bears. But one thing that won’t change is the love White has for what she does.


Last Updated ( Monday, 21 April 2014 10:27 )
Great British Teddy Bear Company PDF Print E-mail
Written by TBF Staff   
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 08:19


This year, Paul Jessup and his Great British Teddy Bear Company (GBTBC) will continue its alliance with the Poppy Factory. In this partnership, wounded, ill, and injured ex-service men and women help to dress and customize a line of veteran and military bears.