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(NAPSA)—From a root beer stand to the world's largest hotel chain, Bill Marriott was the driving force behind Marriott hotels. A new book, "Bill Marriott: Success Is Never Final" by Dale Van Atta, published by Shadow Mountain Press, is his remarkable story. Learn more at www.shadowmountain.com/marriott

   The American Red Cross-part of the world's largest humanitarian network-offers free and confidential services, striving to reconnect loved ones separated by armed conflict and natural disasters. If you are looking for a family member, call (844) 782-9441. To learn more visit redcross.org/international

   For an exotic twist that transforms everyday cheesecake into something sophisticated and elegant, add pureed California sweetpotatoes. For further tips and recipes, visit www.casweetpotatoes.com

   If you receive Social Security disability benefits and want to work, Social Security Work Incentives can allow you to keep your healthcare (Medicare and Medicaid) and, in some cases, cash benefits as you begin working. Learn more at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY) and https://choosework.ssa.gov/findhelp

   Four devilish delights for your Halloween reading-or whenever you want something chilling-are: "The Devil and Dayna Dalton" by Brit Lunden, "Monsterland" by Michael Okon, "Witches Protection Agency" also by Michael Okon and "The Rubicus Prophecy" by Alane Adams, all available from www.BookTrib.com

   Fire departments across the country are looking for volunteers to serve as firefighters, EMS providers, and auxiliary members, said Steve Hirsch, chair of the National Volunteer Fire Council. Learn more and find a volunteer fire service opportunity by going to www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org