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Hillsides Charity Hosts Holiday Celebration on Dec. 3 at Parkway Grill in Pasade …

(PASADENA, CA)--The Hillsides Guild, a support group of the Los Angeles County charity Hillsides, will host a holiday celebration at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. This annual event includes cocktails, dinner, and a performance by the renowned Citrus Singers from Citrus College in Glendora. During the dinner, guests will also get the chance to participate in an opportunity drawing, which includes

Hillsides’ Volunteer Group Announces Plan to Support Charity’s Teens during Annu …

(PASADENA) H100, a philanthropic support group of the Los Angeles County charity Hillsides, will “adopt” the agency’s two teen group homes for the holiday season and beyond. It was announced during the group’s annual fall mixer held on November 14, 2013 at 168 Restaurant in Pasadena. H100, which is aimed at young professionals, will provide the 12 boys and girls in the homes with holiday presents and continue

Hillsides Charity Distributes More Than 100 Baskets of Food for Needy for Thanks …

(PASADENA) Due to the generosity of four local organizations and businesses, Hillsides, a Los Angeles County charity, has collected 102 food baskets to distribute this Thanksgiving season for families in need. The bins, filled with staples such as rice, potatoes, cereal, canned vegetables and canned fruits, were donated by the Pasadena area chapter of the National Charity League (NCL), the Pasadena Lake Avenue branch of the Bank of America, and

DVB Bank SE wins BDÜ’s St Jerome Prize 2013

(Frankfurt/Berlin) On 31 October, the German Association of Interpreters and Translators (Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer – "BDÜ") presented DVB Bank SE ("DVB") with its St Jerome Prize for 2013. The award ceremony took place during BDÜ's "Language Services Day" in Frankfurt/Main. With the St Jerome Prize, the association has honoured a company for its outstanding achievements in multilingual communications for the second time. This year's winner, Frankfurt-based DVB, is

Pfeiffer Vacuum Inc. appoints new President Robert Campbell

October, 2013. Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world’s leading providers of vacuum solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Campbell as President of Pfeiffer Vacuum Inc. effective September 19, 2013. Mr. Campbell holds a degree in Business Management and joined Pfeiffer Vacuum as Vice President Sales in November of 2011. For the 10 preceding years, Mr. Campbell was President of a US-subsidiary for a worldwide vacuum company. “Based

WorkXmate Launches World’s First Cloud ERP for Software SMEs

WorkXmate is the world’s first cloud ERP designed for small & medium software companies. It provides enterprise class ERP functionality to SMEs at price points that they can afford. New Delhi, Delhi, India, October 08, 2013 -- workXmate Technologies announced today the launch of workXmate, a cloud ERP product at the TiEcon Delhi 2013. The Noida-based start-up, workXmate Technologies is focused on helping SMEs accelerate growth of their businesses by providing


World Environment Day, initiated by UNEP in 1972, is an annual event celebrated worldwide on the 5th of June, and is the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. To mark the celebration of World Environment Day, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) is launching a campaign to replace the potentially hazardous Damas trees (Conocarpus lancifolius) at the Center with more appropriate species. The

MES & Process Minds Europe 2013 Conference

Berlin 24th June 2013 By popular demand, we.CONECT is bringing board-level attendees from manufacturing execution systems management from all over Europe to Berlin to network & discuss current challenges, brand new approaches and future trends in the field of Manufacturing Execution Systems. The MES & Process Minds 2013 has become one of the leading conferences for strategic approaches and challenges in the field of Management Execution System. With over 100 of

Civil War Trust Announces National ‘Honor Our Soldiers’ Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Civil War Trust, the nation’s largest nonprofit battlefield preservation organization, is proud to announce a new national campaign to honor American veterans, past and present. The multi-media campaign will recognize the tremendous sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform, and includes an online petition — — through which concerned Americans can show their support for historic battlefield preservation. “We see Civil War

India's Most Attractive Brands 2013: New report from TRA

After the enormously successful, The Brand Trust Report by TRA, the brand insights company is set to launch its next report titled India’s Most Attractive Brand, 2013. This new report aims at measuring, understanding the enigma that is attraction and will list India's 1000 Most Attractive brands based on its proprietary Attractiveness Quotient matrix. TRA (Trust Research Advisory), is dedicated to quantifying brand insights by measuring variables that influence consumer

Southwest Airlines to Provide Support to Heart of Los Angeles

Southwest Airlines and Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) are proud to announce that Southwest Airlines will once again provide vital support to HOLA through the donation of roundtrip air travel. The donation will primarily be used to send low income students in HOLA’s high school program on college visits around the country. The remaining tickets will be used to raise funds to support HOLA’s programs. The generous donation from Southwest

Rotary Club of Fort Myers South Donates Dictionaries to Lee County Third Graders

Members of Rotary Club of Fort Myers South were hard at work this past weekend preparing dictionaries for distribution to third grade students in Lee County. Each year, all of the rotary clubs in Lee County provide every third grade student in Lee County schools with a dictionary. This year, Rotary Club of Fort Myers South was assigned Colonial Elementary, Heights Elementary, Orangewood Elementary, Ray Pottorf Elementary, Tanglewood Elementary, and Treeline

Greenspring Receives 2013 Excellence in the Workplace Award from LeadingAge

(Springfield, Va.) – Greenspring, an Erickson Living retirement community in Springfield, Va., has been recognized by LeadingAge with the 2013 Excellence in the Workplace Award. According to LeadingAge, the award “recognizes organizations that demonstrate effectiveness in fostering and advancing a healthy workplace culture and an environment that promotes the recruitment, retention, and development of staff at all levels of the organization.” The award will be presented to Greenspring

BGCOP Requests the Community's Help in Finding Auction Items

OXNARD, Calif.— The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme is seeking auction items for its upcoming 24th Annual Don Facciano Kids Auction to be held at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel, 2101 W. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard. The event, also known as the Black & White Gala, raises money for its 18 Boys & Girls Clubs sites within Oxnard and

Jasper Lim to Step Down as MMRA Education Director

Mobile Marketing Research Association (MMRA), a global trade association dedicated to the promotion and development of professional standards and ethics for mobile marketing research, announced that Jasper Lim is stepping down as Education Director. "I have enjoyed my last two years helping to start-up MMRA and I'm excited to have been part of this venture", says Lim. "Despite a few obstacles along the way, we have successfully established many

Interstate Container to Exhibit New Greencoat® ICE Seafood Boxes at PACK EXPO 20 …

Interstate Container will launch the first wax-free recyclable box for ice packed seafood at PACK EXPO 2013 - booth # 6338 in the Lower South Hall of Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Greencoat® ICE seafood boxes offer the necessary strength and durability to pack seafood and ice, while reducing carbon footprint and eliminating expensive wax disposal costs for retailers and restaurants. Booth # S6338 visitors can

Save-A-Pet Launches “Muscles Against Mills” Campaign

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) —To help further raise awareness of the deplorable conditions of puppy mills, Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. has launched its “Muscles Against Mills” campaign. The campaign coincides with September’s designation as “Puppy Mill Awareness Month” and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent crackdown of online puppy mills. Earlier this month, the USDA announced the agency had closed a loophole in the federal Animal


BETHESDA, Md. – September 18, 2013 --- Mistral Security, Inc. (MSI), a leading provider in explosive containment vessels, is pleased to announce that its newest explosive containment vessel product, the Golan 45, has received approval from the Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB). “The Golan 45 explosive containment vessel is another great addition to the Golan 5, 10 and 15 vessels already approved by the Department of Defense Explosives Safety

Community Housing Innovations, Inc. Successfully Transitions More Than 200 Homel …

Community Housing Innovations, Inc. (CHI) has announced that, since it started its 9W Emergency Housing program in Newburgh three years ago, 212 homeless individuals referred to the Hudson Valley Inn successfully transitioned to permanent housing. Since the program began, the average stay at the Hudson Valley Inn was 46 days, according to CHI. Further, the average length of stay per year decreased from 48 days in 2010 to 38 days in

Third Annual Hunger Free Summer Campaign Exceeds Goal of Providing 2 Million Mea …

(September 17, 2013 – Detroit, MI) … Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) and the Charter One Foundation are thrilled to announce the 2013 Hunger Free Summer campaign provided more than 2 million meals to hungry children in southeast Michigan. The 2013 Hunger Free Summer campaign raised more funds and distributed more meals than the previous campaigns. With the support of 12 additional corporate sponsors – Ford Motor Company,

ITW Foils introduces EcoCast and iSCAN at Labelexop in Brussels

ITW Foils is excited to participate at the world's largest event for the label and package printing industry – the Labelexpo Europe 2013 in Brussels. It provides an excellent platform to highlight the fantastic features ITW Foils and Thermal Films have to offer. At the ITW Foils stand 6J30 (Hall 6), visitors will have the opportunity to discover the endless possibilities of ITW EcoCast™. Its small footprint, environmentally friendly operation

Hypnotist Receives President's Award

Marlboro, MA,, USA: Tommy Vee of Salem, NH, was the recipient of the President’s Award. This award was presented by Dr. Dwight Damon, President of the National Guild of Hypnotists, during the Annual Convention at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlboro, MA. The President’s Award is given for invaluable contributions to the success of the NGH and is selected by the President. Tommy had the opportunity to introduce Dr. Damon at

Dr. Leigh-Davis and TV Show Profiles in Philanthropy are Profiling in the UK

Dr. Leigh-Davis and the television show Profiles in Philanthropy are back from hiatus with all new episodes, featuring many endeavors in the United Kingdom. The TV show "Profiles in Philanthropy" hosted by Dr. Leigh-Davis, has been giving entertaining coverage of philanthropic endeavors, for some years now. In an age when most people only want to talk about what Miley Cyrus did at the MTV Video Music Awards; "Profiles in Philanthropy" shows

Local Dress for Success SW Florida Member, Laura Mobley-Williams Receives Worldw …

Barbara Dell, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida, is proud to announce that Dress for Success Professional Women’s Group (PWG) member, Laura Mobley-Williams from Cape Coral won first runner-up at the International 2013 Success Summit for her Community Action Project (CAP). Her CAP work with After the Rain, a non-profit home for women in despair is located in Fort Myers. She and winner from London, England were honored

Weingartz’s 4th Annual Mow Down Hunger Campaign

Weingartz, Michigan’s family owned and locally operated provider of outdoor power equipment since 1945, commits for the fourth consecutive year to help Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) feed hungry children in Michigan through the Mow Down Hunger campaign. Weingartz wants to raise 1 million meals between September 7 – October 7, 2013, and will match all donations to reach that goal. Mow Down Hunger campaign proceeds will

Ascend’s 6th Annual National Convention & Career Fair: Innovating Leadership in …

Next week over 2,000 leaders and senior executives from a wide cross-section of the Pan-Asian business community will gather in Anaheim, CA for the 6th Ascend Annual National Convention & Career Fair. Slated to be the premier annual business event of its kind, this year’s program exudes "Innovating Leadership in a Borderless World”, the theme of the Convention. Taking place August 23rd -26th at the sprawling Disneyland Hotel, this Convention has

ISBER Announces New Board Members

THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REPOSITORIES ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) is pleased to announce and welcome new members to the Board of Directors. Joining the Board are Andy Zaayenga, President-Elect (2013 – 2014), Katherine Sexton, Secretary-Elect (2013 – 2014/Secretary 2014 – 2017) and Brent Schacter, Director-at-Large (2013 – 2016). Mr. Andy Zaayenga is the Managing Director of SmarterLab, a consultancy

Gershow Recycling Provides Use of 25 Vehicles for 2013 North American Vehicle Re …

Who: Matthew Sweeney, Safety Coordinator, Gershow Recycling Carl Fargione, Commissioner, Hagerman Fire Department

Six United States Soldiers Reunited with Eight Dogs They Cared for in Afghanista …

September 10, 2013 CAPTION: (Left to Right) Sgt. Travis Burton of Cincinnati, OH; Sgt. Kevin Singer of Freeport, NY; Capt. Clinton Green of Staten Island, NY (standing); Staff Sgt. Edwin Caba of Long Beach, NY (holding Sheba); Sgt. Alex Rotondi of Syracuse, NY; and 1st Lt. Joseph Lapenta of Staten Island, NY are reunited with Sheba and her seven puppies at Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. The soldiers cared for

Different Roads Home Hosts Benefit Concert Featuring Grammy Award-winner Jason C …

CHARLOTTE, NC—September 10, 2013—Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Evening of Hope and Inspiration, a concert benefitting the Jeanne White-Ginder Food Pantry at Different Roads Home, on Saturday, November 23 at 7pm at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. Grammy and Dove award winning Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb will be joined by award winning Christian singer/songwriter Christy Sutherland. For ticketing information, visit or call

Project HELP to Host Fundraising Event at Saddle Up Saloon & Dancehall in Aurora

Project HELP, a Naperville non-profit organization dedicated to empowering parents and strengthening families, will host their 3rd annual fundraiser at the Saddle Up Saloon & Dancehall in Aurora, IL on September 24 from 6 pm-10 pm. In their continuing effort to expand their capacity to provide home-based parent mentoring services and parenting education training to more families, Project HELP is hosting their ‘Time to Saddle Up for Strengthening Families’ fundraiser on

Global Incentive Council Issues European and Canadian Incentive Trends Papers

The recent global recession generated many challenges as business organizations struggled to find ways to survive. One unforeseen result is increased interest in recognition and rewards to promote the employee engagement that evolved into a key ingredient for economic survival. Interest in this emerging global phenomenon, prompted The Global Incentive Council to partner with both the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Europe and IMA-Canada to produce two papers analyzing these new

A Strategic Plan to Realize Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream

An updated Universal, Common Strategic Plan for a Peaceful, Prosperous and Just World is being launched in coordination with the National Action Network’s Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech at the 1963 March on Washington. This Plan, outlined on, proves that such a world is possible and shows how to achieve it. The August 24th launch is timed to correspond with thousands descending

Authentic Leader Around the World

Kagadi, Uganda Bob Anderson, the Founder and CEO of The Leadership Circle, conducted an Authentic Leader workshop in the village of Kagadi, Uganda. The program involved the faculty and staff of the Uganda Rural Training and Development (URDT) staff and the Africa Rural University (ARU) faculty. “URDT and ARU are founded on the very same principles that are at the core of The Leadership Circle model and both are a living example


On Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 11:00am, Charter One Foundation and Gleaners Community Food Bank will hand out food donations and backpacks filled with school supplies to families in need. The one-day packing event is the culmination of Charter One Foundation's Gear for Grades school supply collection. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel and Sheriff Anthony Wickersham will join Charter One volunteers to hand out 200 backpacks to needy families. The backpacks

Taiwan Companies Showcase Innovative New Products for 2014 – Setting Pace and Ma …

Friedrichshafen, Germany, August 29, 2013 – Leaders of several of the world’s major bicycle and bicycle components manufacturers presented innovative products at this years “Taiwan New Products Launch” at Eurobike 2013 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Presented by TAITRA, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, the press conference spearheading current market trends and insight into the Taiwanese bicycle industry. Ms. Frieda C. Hung, Director of the Taiwan Trade Center in Munich, opened the

Shri Krishna Janmashtmi Mahotsav at Punjabi Bagh

New Dehli. Shri Krishna Janmashtmi Mahotsav Samiti organised a seven days ‘Shri Krishna Janmashtmi Mahotsav’ at Janmashtmi Park, Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi. Sponsor by Earth Infrastructures Limited and others. Sri Krishna Janmashtami is the grandest of all Hindus festivals. The 7 days celebration was successfully completed. The gathering of over 8 to 10 lakhs people attended the Mahotsav during the entire week’s Janmasthmi celebrations . The overwhelming joy and

First-time Skydiver Raises Funds for The Margaret Doran Foundation and Raises Aw …

On 11th of August, 2013, Anne Reed, founder of Paladin Life, a company providing premiere home care, Tavistock area, stepped out of an aircraft at 10,000 feet above Perranporth Airfield in Cornwall, England, for her first tandem skydive to raise funds for The Margaret Doran Foundation. "It was the most amazing thing I have ever done," said Anne. "It challenged every level of fear for me. It was total sensory overload,

Gershow Recycling Donates Use of 25 Cars for 2013 North American Vehicle Rescue …

Gershow Recycling has announced that, in support of local fire, rescue and emergency service technicians, the company will donate the use of 25 cars for an extrication competition during the 2013 North American Vehicle Rescue Challenge, which will take place on September 12-14 at the Hagerman Fire Department training grounds, located at 510 Ralph T. Perry Drive in East Patchogue. Fifteen teams are scheduled to take part in the three-day competition,

New Missing People Website Launch - Tie a Ribbon

Tie a Ribbon is a website idea thought up by 25 year old Liam Gallagher after the suicide of his close friend to raise awareness of missing people online. Liam Gallagher also built the website up from the beginning before Martin Mulvey came on board to help in the promotion and drive of the website. The launch of the new website, which offers quick and easy access to essential

UL DQS India Launches GC Mark Certification

Bangalore, August 28, 2013: UL DQS India, the Indian subsidiary of DQS Holdings GmbH and the provider of Management Systems Certification to various industries, adds yet another feather to its cap with the launch of Global Conformance Mark certification. To meet growing international marketplace demands for certification, UL DQS introduces GC Mark in India which provides independent, third-party services to industries across, irrespective of their size and kinds. GC-Mark is a

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck’s Fall Respite Schedule Announced

(Center Moriches, NY) — Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck announced that it is once again offering its fall weekend respite program, transforming the 60-plus-year-old camp into a year-round destination for children and young adults with disabilities. Children and young adults up to the age of 21 arrive on Friday evening and leave on Sunday afternoon. There is a new theme each weekend. Campers can participate in various activities, including baking, arts and crafts, games,

Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center Awarded Funding from the American Cancer Soc …

Miami, FL, August 28, 2013 - Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center is proud to announce it is a recipient of the American Cancer Society, Inc., Florida Division’s Community Education Grant Program to Address Cancer Disparities, 2013-2014. This award will be used to support the implementation of Koukouwouj Dèyè Maladi Kansè! This grant funded partnership with the American Cancer Society will support the health and cancer needs of our community by providing

Save-A-Pet Aids Four Pit Bulls in Dramatic Rescue

The tireless workers and volunteers of Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc., recently rescued four starving and neglected Pit Bull Terriers from the Mastic area. The dogs – three females and one male – had been used for breeding purposes and abandoned when their owner left the state. Left alone outside in kennels, the former pets were only able to sustain themselves and survive due to melted

Steps of Faith Announces Merger with Hope Women’s Center

Steps of Faith recently announced its plan to merge with Hope Women’s Center. The two non-profit organizations are dedicated to providing support, resources and services to women and girls facing crisis.The organization will now have three locations- Apache Junction, Coolidge and Phoenix and will operate under the Hope Women’s Center name. Tammy Abernethy, who worked for Steps of Faith since 2012, has been named Executive Director. The Hope Women’s Center will

Streampoint Solutions’ Event Management Software Selected for “Best Technology T …

Washington, DC. – August 15, 2013 – In an article published in August 2013, the editors of Convene Magazine selected Streampoint Solutions’ event management software for the distinction of “Best Technology Tools”. Brian Allain, business development manager for Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA), commented enthusiastically on the wide range of services, customer service, on-site performance, and, most of all, the company’s innovation. He described how, after struggling with other company’s

Real Estate developers appeal for rationalisation of regulations

There is an urgent need to rationalise the rules and regulations governing the real estate sector. Large portion of the inconsistencies emerge from archiac laws, guidelines that conflict with the development agenda of the economy, disparity in incentives given to larger projects as against the same given to smaller projects. Also, the current FDI norms also make it difficult for smaller developers to access capital easily. This echoed by Mr

Long Island Teams Receive Numerous Awards at School-Business Partnerships of Lon …

(Kings Park, New York) — Following eight weeks of research and design and two days of participation in the Qualifying Tournaments, 40 teams from elementary and middle schools across Long Island demonstrated their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play and sportsmanship at the 9th Annual Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League Tournament, “SENIOR SOLUTIONSSM Challenge,” that took place on March 3 at

William Joseph Communications Helps Alberta Flood Victims in Conjunction with th …

Calgary, July 24, 2013 – William Joseph Communications has partnered with the Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) in support of the program GDChelpsYYC - reTOUCHING MEMORIES, which aims to help those effected by the recent Alberta floods. As the flood waters recede, Albertans take stock of what they've lost. In an effort to help victims recover those personal belongings which money cannot replace, the program GDChelpsYYC - reTOUCHING MEMORIES has

Berlin turns capital of coffee

From 17th to 19th September Berlin turns into the German capital of coffee. Then the 3rd Kaffee Campus, organized by the German Roasters Guild, takes place at the Kosmos Berlin – a MUST event for all caffeine fans. Berlin, 03/06/2013 | The Kaffee Campus, held in Berlin, will be this year`s leading specialty coffee event in Germany! With a broad programme comprising seminars, workshops and lectures on all topics coffee, with

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