This Year's Theme is:
Get ready for your New Opportunities for SUCCESS in this New Year of "NEW BEGINNINGS & BIGGER BLESSINGS"!
"Click the Pic" of the United States (below) to see more about "What's Goin' on" this Month... inc. "New Beginnings", National "HAPPINESS Happens" Month, National "Black Business" Month, & MORE!
THIS MONTH's THEME IS:
"Click the Pic" for some Inspirational Bible Passages called: "A New Song"!
MEET OUR LEADERS:
CARL & DIANNA COLE would like to WELCOME "U" to this "Out-a Sight" Web Site! We are very Happy to be in Place to HELP YOU with your Event, Program and Project Needs...including MUSIC and MORE! "Click the Pic" of Us (above) to see a Powerful Video Sample of our Performance Artistry as Special Guests @ the Rockford Syphony Orchestra's "Holiday Pops" Concert...doing a Medley arranged by Carl!
"Click the Pic" below to Discover our Anti-Drugs, Alcohol, Violence, Crime & Stress Character Excellence Program for Children, Youth and Young Adults!
"THANKS" to our Special FRIENDS and $UPPORTERS, Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana & State's Attorney Joe Bruscato for their recent ENDORSEMENT of the "YES" Club as a "Right Now" Program to Combat Violence and Crime in our Communities!
Sheriff Gary Caruana & State's Attorney Joe Bruscato (Left to Right)...
On October 30, 2015, they held a Press Conference to present a Support Check to our Our Community Outreach Partner, Pastor David Thies and St. Paul Lutheran Church for SOGN.
SOGN is also a PROUD MEMEBER of the Rockford Area Arts Council (RAAC)! You may also share Tax-Deductible Contributions to benefit our "YES" Club!
"Click the Pic" of their Logo to learn MORE!
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Joe Castrogiovanni has also shared a Generous Donation to the "YES" Club Vision, and was the Sponsor and Host of our 1st Annual "Rally for PEACE" Summit to Combat Violence and Crime in our Region (on Saturday, January 30, 2016)!
IT WAS DYNAMIC! "Click the Pic" of Joe above to see the WTVO TV-17 News Clip!
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We also recognize Deputy Chief Don Gasparini Jr. as the Sheriff's Contact Representative to work directly with Us on the expansion and advancement of our "YES" Club Vision!
"Click the Pic" below to see a News Clip of that POWERFUL PRESS CONFERENCE Endorsement...as well as the Sheriff's Contribution to our cause. A Donation from the state's Attorney is forthcoming!
We've ALREADY launched our 2016 "LEAP for PEACE" Campaign to benefit our "YES" Club Vision! Starting February 29th ("Leap Year Day"), Your Donation will Sponsor FREE "YES" Workshops for Kids!
"Click the Pic" to make an online Donation!
PAST GOOD NEWS:
This Photo is from our 5th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration @ Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center on (1/17/11). We're EXCITED about our 10th Annual Event coming up on January 18, 2016...BRAVO to the "YES" Club!
Click the link to see Us on the NEWS:
MORE "GOOD NEWS":
We are also PROUD of our "Young Eagles Soaring Inspirational Choir" for their Wonderful performances each Summer... including ANTABULOUSTIC Presentations @ the Alpine Kiwanis "Brat Days"...
...and closed their Summer FUN with their 7th Annual trip to Springfield, IL to Sing @ the IL State Fair for its "Conservation Day" representing the Rockford Park District!
BRAVO for them! MORE Photos & Videos soon!
WE Always CELEBRATE FEBRUARY as National "BLACK HISTORY" Month! Check out this Historic article from the "YES" Club's Black History Celebration in February 2011: http://www.rrstar.com/multimedia/galleries/x1694031960/Choir-performance-celebrates-African-American-history
We're HERE FOR YOU!!!
SOGN SCOPE & PURPOSE
SOUNDS OF GOOD NEWS (SOGN) is an Inspirational Communications Organization focusing on Life Enhancement through Music, Art, Poetry, Drama & Journalism. It is a Performance & Production Company specializing in Originality and Versatility. Quality & Excellence in Talent are imperative. Universality in Ages and Cultures are all-important. Drug & Alcohol FREE environments are encouraged. Anti-Violence, Respect, Decency & Good Ethics are taught and exemplified…especially to Children & Youth. Moreover, SOGN shares Divine Gifts with Human recipients…as based on Job 32:8…“There is a Spirit in Man; and the Inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding!” Moreover, may God shed His Wisdom as to how SOGN can "Sprinkle LOVE" all over the World to uplift souls everywhere!
SOGN is making a "Global" Difference, starting on a Local, Regional and National Level! Please, continue to find out MORE "GOOD NEWS" about our "Young Eagles Success" (YES) Club Vision and Program of Character Development and Excellence for Children, focusing on Anti-Drug, Alcohol, Violence & Crime! Visit our "YES" Club Vision Page to Learn MORE!
In 2012, we released our 1st Music Video ever called: "FIGHT RIGHT" @ our 6th Annual Dr. King Day Event! Don't Miss our 9th Annual Celebration on the 19th. See more info on our "YES" Club Page!
"Click the Pic" to learn more about this Great Historic Leader!
We are also Excited about Dianna's Wonderful Business to Inspire and Enhance the Lives of Women and Girls called:
"WISDOM And YOU" (WAY) Enterprises!
For MORE information, Visit: www.WAY4U.net
Be sure to click our "Good News Report" Tab by our "Home" Tab to check out Upcoming Events & Projects!
Click the link below to see a Great Shot of Mr. C performing at the Rockford Career College Graduation! He sang the Song "The Impossible Dream" in Memory of the College's Founding President David Swank, who recently passed away.
This Month, we're continuing our "Just Appreciating Music" (JAM) Specials with our "SONGSPIRATION" Music CD's
(inc. "In the Upper Room" and "Let There Be PEACE" Gospel and Inspirational Arrangements by Mr. C as well as "I'll Be Seeing You!", a Centennial Celebration of Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday, featuring Dr. T; and MUCH, MUCH MORE)!
P.O. Box 1132; Rockford, IL 61105
Contact Our Business Manager, DIANNA COLE at:
(815)914-1487 or Email MsCSOGN@aol.com
This Month, We continue CELEBRATING our NEW SEASON of "SUMMER"...
"Click the Pic" above to see MORE about Your
New Season for a New Reason...
PAST "GOOD NEWS":
On September 21st, since 1981 (the year Carl & Dianna were Married), we recognized "International Day of PEACE" ("WORLD PEACE DAY")...
...as well as DIANNA's BIRTHDAY!
On the Day before on Sunday the 20th @ 4PM, we honored her @ the Holy Temple COGIC "Annual Women's Day" Service for being recently "Chosen" as One of COGIC, Int.'s "The Whole Truth" Magazine's "150 Influential Women" of 2015...after being nominated by Mr. C back in April. She will appear in the November Issue of the Magazine...and will also be Honored with the other 149 Awardees at the COGIC National Holy Convocation in St. Louis (November 5th). A Complete Update is forthcoming SOON!
ALSO...n Recognition of our "NEW SEASON" of "AUTUMN", Click the Bible Photo for a Powerful Word File called...
"A New Song" with Great Passages about "Newness"!
"Click the Pic" above to see our Schedule & Events!
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"Click the Pic" to RSVP!
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LAUNCHED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29th
"Click the Pic" above to see TV Interviews!
Contributions can be made online at our "Supports and Donations" Page...or checks can be mailed to "P.O. Box 1132, Rockford, IL 61105", made payable to "Sounds Of Good News" or "SOGN". Tax-Deductible (501c3) Donations can be made payable to "St. Paul Lutheran Church" earmarked "SOGN/YES Club"! THANK YOU, for Your Sponsorships to HELP US HELP KIDS!
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PAST "GOOD NEWS:
We also Celebrated our Annual "President's Day" School's-Out YES Club Character Excellence Workshop on Monday, February 15th @ 1-3PM @ St. Paul Lutheran Church NW Site @ 4881 W. Kilburn Ave., Rockford, IL! Check out our "YES" Club Pics & Vids Page to see the News Clip! "Click the Pic" to learn MORE about this Important Federal Day:
We Embraced "2016" with "Dreams SEEN"...starting with Dr. King's Dream @ our "10th Annual" YES Club "Let Freedom Ring!" Celebration! It was our BEST!
"Click the Pic" to see the TV-News Clip!
"Kicking Off the New Year" (after our 10th Annual Dr. King Day Celebration), Business Leader, Mr. Joe Castrogiovanni of Giovanni's Restaurant, Sponsored and Hosted our 1st Annual "Rally for PEACE" (on 1/23/16)! He also shared a Generous Donation towards our "YES" Club Vision!
"Click the Pic" to see the TV News Clips!
"Don't MISS IT!"
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PAST "GOOD NEWS":
We were PROUD to return to Highland Community College in Freeport for another "Black History Month" Celebration of "MO-MOTOWN and MORE"...
The Event was FABULOUSTASTICABULOUS!
"Click the Pic" below to see the Wonderful Freeport Journal Standard Article (Front Page)!
Proceeds will benefit "YES" Club Kids Spring & Summer Projects and "WAY" Enterprises "Mother's Touch" Ministries!
THANK YOU for getting YOUR COPY TODAY!
We Celebrated our Son Andrew's "32nd" Birthday on July 15th...gettin' Old?! Besides being the Vice-President of Productions for SOGN (sharing Excellence on the Drums, Bass & Studio Engineering), he is also the Camera Man for our REAL EYES TV Show tapings! WOWEE!!!
WE LOVE YOU, DREW!
Be sure to "Click the Pic" below to get Your Copy of his Brand New "Double Disc" CD Release entitled "This Is My Passion"...featuring his Original Instrumental Compositions...with his own Keyboards, Bass & Drums (inc. some cameo tracks with Mr. C @ the Keys & Evon Sams @ Sax). It's a "Music Lover's" MUST BUY!
"PRIVATE RELEASE PARTY":