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Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library achieves LEED Gold certification

Setty & Associates in collaboration with Adjaye Associates and Wiencek + Associates has succeeded in earning environmental praise by turning DCPL’s Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library facility into an energy efficient building. The new Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library encircling an area of 26,372 SF has become an eminent example for showcasing efficiency in preserving state-of-the-art and intriguing design without down grading the high-performance features of the building. Design

IDEA / FBDi Trend Days: Megatrends for Tomorrow’s Distribution and Electronics C …

Neufahrn, 6 May 2013 – Participants of the "IDEA / FBDi Trend Days 2013" (28 + 29 November, Munich) can look forward to groundbreaking topics presented by compelling, prominent speakers. The aim of the Trend Days is to provide food for thought and a valuable insight by highlighting the relevant trends and megatrends for the electronic components market. As a kick-off on the first day Dr. David Bosshart will hold

Allure Italia and A Woman’s Place Create Partnership to Raise Awareness about Do …

Doylestown, Pa.— Allure Italia, a luxury Italian travel company partners with A Woman’s Place, Bucks County’s only domestic violence organization during Women’s History Month. Founder and owner of Allure Italia, Chiara Underwood is a former volunteer and board member of A Woman’s Place and she’s seen first-hand the women they help. She says, “As a volunteer, a Co-chair for their Business Appeal Cabinet and as a Board member I’ve had

SBPLI Celebrates “Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Month” …

(Kings Park, NY) — School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is announcing that March is Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Month and is urging girls to get involved in robotics as a way to become interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Month was created by the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Network, a not-for-profit organization that encourages young women

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers Named Co-Chair of National Eating Disorders Awarenes …

NEW YORK CITY — March 1, 2013 — For Immediate Release — Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC) will join congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) as co-chair of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus, the mission of which is to increase national awareness about eating disorders and support those who suffer by seeking to enhance prevention, facilitate therapeutic advances and improve access to treatment. Cognizant of the fact that federal funding for

Save-A-Pet To Host St. Pitty’s Day Party

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. will be holding a “St. Pitty’s Day” Party at the shelter on Saturday, March 16, from 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm. For a $10 donation, guests will enjoy an authentic Irish buffet of corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, delicious desserts, beer, and Irish beverages — and get to meet the sweet and playful Pit Bulls

The JRE School of Management offers MBA placements for its students at leading b …

Delhi, February 28, 2013: A renowned centre of learning which has a highly successful PGDM Program, the JRE School of Management is one of the most popular MBA Colleges In Delhi NCR. As mentors at the JRE School of Management are business leaders, the quality of learning which is provided by one of the most popular MBA Colleges In Delhi NCR gives students a completely different learning experience, especially as

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Awarded $200,000 Grant from the Hillcrest Foundat …

DALLAS – Feb. 25, 2012 – Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX), the largest pipeline for female leadership in the world, today announced that it received a $200,000 grant from longtime supporter the Hillcrest Foundation. The grant will allow GSNETX to serve its 32-county remotely by updating the telephone systems, installing a video conferencing system and purchasing tablet computers. The grant is being used to transform the existing technology so

National Eating Disorders Association Launches Feeding Hope Fund

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) observes its 26th annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb. 24 - March 2) with events planned across the country. To mark this event, NEDA announces the launch of the Feeding Hope Fund for clinical research and training. In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life,

Ahern & Associates, Ltd. is the industry leader in mergers and acquisitions for …

Phoenix, AZ – February 27, 2013 – Ahern & Associates, Ltd. has helped trucking businesses and logistic companies in acquiring companies or merging with other firms since 1987. Having created more than 400 carefully planned transactions during this time, Ahern & Associates, Ltd. has a stellar reputation within this industry. Led by Andre W. Ahern, Ahern & Associates, Ltd. has been a successful transportation consulting firm for many reasons. With 100%

AMA Enterprise Offers Complimentary Government Briefing April 17

ARLINGTON, VA – February 25, 2013 – The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions, the global leader of talent transformation dedicated to providing workplace learning for government organizations, has announced that Dr. Haywood Spangler will be speaking at their April 17 complimentary government briefing. This briefing, for government HR and Training and Development professionals, will focus on enhancing government leaders’ critical thinking skills. The briefing, specifically designed for government professionals,

GraphiColor Exhibits' President selected as panelist

DETROIT, February 25, 2013 — Anita Mitzel, President of GraphiColor Exhibits, a leading Michigan trade show display and corporate event signage production company, has been selected as a featured panelist at the EDPA Portable/Modular Summit. The meeting will be held at this year’s EXHIBITOR show at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, on Tuesday March 19 from 3:45PM – 4:30PM. Mitzel is a long time member and active participant in

Long Island Children Apply Research and Robotics to Explore How to Improve Quali …

On Sunday, March 3, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m., eight weeks of research and design will culminate in the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Long Island Championship Tournament, where 42 teams of children and coaches will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community. The Championship Tournament will take place at Longwood High School, located

CPJ Field & Co has been shortlisted for South East’s Family Business Of The Year …

CPJ Field & Co, the leading funeral care provider in the South of England, has been shortlisted for the South East’s Family Business Of The Year 2013 Award. The shortlist for the awards, nominated by the Family Business Unit, has recently been announced and the winners will be revealed at an evening reception hosted by Farrer & Co in London in June. The results will be determined through a combination

ABB wins order for 2,400 robots from BMW Group

Zurich, Switzerland. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is poised to start the New Year with a bang following the order of 2,400 robots by BMW Group. Over the next three years the robots will be installed at factories in Regensburg and Leipzig, Germany, as well as in Tiexi, China. The ABB robots will mainly be used for material handling tasks, as well as gluing and spot welding

Adelphi University Board of Trustees Elected Four New Members

The Adelphi University Board of Trustees elected four new members bringing valuable legal, higher education, corporate, and leadership experience. Philip DiSanto ’12 from Malverne, NY will serve on the Academic Affairs Committee and the Student Life Committee. Mr. DiSanto is currently in his first year at Columbia Law School. He graduated summa cum laude from Adelphi in 2012, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. While at Adelphi, he

Save-A-Pet’s Lynne Schoepfer to Be Guest Speaker at Port Jefferson Free Library’ …

On February 25, Lynne Schoepfer, Executive Director, Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center Inc., will speak with members of the Green Teens at their monthly meeting held at the Port Jefferson Free Library’s Teen Center, located at 150 East Main Street in Port Jefferson. The lecture will run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Ms. Schoepfer will discuss what members can do to help the shelter, the importance of spaying, neutering

Lion Brand Yarn donates $1,000,000 in proceeds from Vanna White Yarn Line as gif …

Memphis, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) –Lion Brand Yarn President and CEO David Blumenthal and celebrity spokesperson Vanna White recently toured St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where they presented $1,000,000 to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. The Vanna White line of Lion Brand Yarn has been donating to St. Jude over the last six years. “As a fifth generation family business, we have always believed in donating to and

SABIC and London’s Royal College of Art Team Up to Launch ‘VISIcON’ Automotive L …

SABIC has announced the launch of a three-month research program and competition called VISIcON with London’s prestigious Royal College of Art (RCA) Vehicle Design programme. Under VISIcON, more than 30 post-graduate students from the department are researching and exploring how SABIC’s high-performance thermoplastic lighting materials and LEXAN™ polycarbonate (PC) glazing technologies can be applied in practical and creative ways to enhance the lighting and illumination of today’s and tomorrow’s vehicles.

Business Network International hosting visitor breakfast

Boston, MA --The Business Network International Rainmakers Chapter is pleased to announce that their Chapter will be hosting a special Visitors Networking Breakfast Meeting at Sophia Snow Place, 1215 Centre St., West Roxbury, MA on Thursday, February 28th from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM. Complimentary light breakfast will be served. “This special meeting is geared toward helping local business people learn how BNI works,” says Rainmakers Chapter President, John Sullivan

Carrfour Hires Director of Fund Development & Ext. Affairs

MIAMI, FL – February 7, 2013 – Carrfour Supportive Housing, Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, announced today that it has named Anthea M. Pennant as Director of Fund Development and External Affairs. Ms. Pennant brings additional fundraising and advocacy talent to the organization with more than 20 years of combined public and private sector leadership experience, having previously served top roles in organizations such as Feeding South Florida and

9th Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference & Expo 2013 to be Held on Ma …

On March 7, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) will host its 9th Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference & Expo 2013 at the Melville Marriott Long Island, located at 1350 Old Walt Whitman Road in Melville. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the conference begins at 9 a.m., following an introduction by Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/CEO, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center. The event will feature a caregiver discussion panel facilitated by

Friends of Yemin Orde Receives High Honors for Fiscal Management

For the eighth consecutive year, Friends of Yemin Orde, the U.S. fundraising arm of Yemin Orde Youth Village and Yemin Orde Educational Initiatives, has received an exemplary Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator, the top independent charity evaluator in the U.S. This distinction, earned by only two percent of the charities rated by Charity Navigator, indicates that Friends of Yemin Orde outperforms most other charities in the U.S. for sound

Arizona Elk Society Hosts its 12th Annual Banquet

The Arizona Elk Society announced that it will be hosting their 12th Annual Banquet on March 23, 2013 at the Mesa Convention Center. Doors open at 4pm and banquet begins at 5pm. Phoenix, Arizona, February 06, 2013 - The Arizona Elk Society announced that it will be hosting their 12th Annual Banquet on March 23, 2013 at the Mesa Convention Center. Doors open at 4pm and banquet begins at 5pm. The money

Applications Are Currently Being Accepted for Fred Breithut Scholarship until Ma …

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and Farmingdale State College have announced that applications are currently being accepted for the Fred Breithut Scholarship. The Fred Breithut Scholarship was established in November 2009 in partnership with Farmingdale State College. It is for graduating high school seniors who have met specific academic requirements and who have participated in the Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics

Smt. Sushma Swaraj Defines Road Map to Doubling Food Production in Less than Fiv …

Speaking at the “Doubling food production in five years’ Smt. Sushma Swaraj, MP (leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha) said that this is possible and will be done in a shorter time frame, with focus from the entire polity. The process is a like a building a necklace, where every point has to be carefully given attention and then threaded in a strong string for the necklace to deliver the desired

Incept positions itself as the Geek Squad of India for SMEs

Incept has presence in 130 plus locations across India, with trained and certified engineers displaying expertise in CCTV Surveillance and Biometric Security systems. It has decided to use its reach to create a service army which can take up projects of installation, maintenance, repair, AMC, and servicing of CCTV or Security Systems across India. Incept has already undertaken activities of servicing for popular brands of CCTV and Security industry in India.

Mary Ann Malack-Ragona Celebrates 10 Years with Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Cen …

For 10 years, Mary Ann Malack-Ragona has worked for Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center (ADRC) as a tireless advocate for those suffering with Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as their caregivers and their families. Long before joining ADRC, she was caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. February 3 marks Ms. Malack-Ragona’s tenth anniversary with ADRC. Since joining ADRC as its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, she has

New development center of Yumasoft. Inc.

Yumasoft has been very successful on IT market and received a lot of projects. Actually, our main development center is in St. Petersburg, Russia with a team of more than 50 highly educated and experienced software engineers, who have already worked with every possible project and delivered top quality software products and solutions, maintenance and support. Our experience, expertise, and competence have made us one of the most reputable software

Money Raised at Pet Expo to Impact 2,500 Students

In an effort to promote pet responsibility at an early age, the Pet Care Trust, with the assistance of the World Pet Association and other pet-related businesses, raised over $8,000 for the Pets in the Classroom Grant Program during America’s Family Pet Expo, held November 3-4 in Puyallup, Washington. The money raised will go directly to helping approximately 50 teachers enhance their classrooms and curriculum through the aid of

Free Medical & Labour Welfare Camp by MIW Foundation with Supreme Infrastructure …

MIW foundation with support of Supreme Infrastructure India Ltd. has organized a Free Medical & Labour Welfare Camp on 29th January,2013 held at Army Welfare Housing Organisation, Sector 95, Gurgaon, Haryana. Dr. Harish Yadav, Dr.Sumanth Parsad, Dr.Chinmaya B.R., Dr.Shourya Tandon, Dr. Sachin Chand, Dr.Sonal Dhingra, Dr.Suchi Khurana from SGT Medical & Dental College; Doctors from Vasan Eye Care Hospital and Civil Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana participated in the Camp. The Camp was inaugurated

Greek Catholic Union Donates $100,000 to SS. Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholi …

Beaver, PA - The 56th Annual Saint Nicholas Celebration to benefit Saints Cyril and Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary was held on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Saint John Cathedral Center, 210 Greentree Road in Munhall, Pennsylvania. During the program, George Juba, GCU President and CEO, presented an educational grant of $100,000.00 to Archbishop William C. Skurla of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh for the SS. Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary. In

VEI Certifies First Digital Event Strategists at PCMA Convening Leaders

Pleasanton, CA – January 30, 2013. The Virtual Edge Institute®, today announced that two veteran planners sat for, and passed, their final exams during PCMA’s Convening Leaders Annual Meeting in Orlando, January 13, 2013, to become VEI’s first certified Digital Event Strategists in the industry. JoAnn Klinedinst, Vice President of Professional Development for Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management System (HIMMS) and Rick Naylor, President and CEO of meeting and events

Equity or real estate?

3rd Annual Asset & Fund Management May 23 - 24. 2013, Istanbul, Turkey According to a survey on priorities and challenges facing the global asset management community, recently published by French company Linedata, asset managers and hedge funds are currently being driven into the same space. And the responsible party is regulation. According to the company's product manager for Northern Europe, Matt Gibbs, much of the new regulation relates to multiple asset classes. On

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Sector to Grow 26% Annually to 2023, says PATH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The global fuel cell and hydrogen energy market is projected to be worth over $180 billion in 2050 and revenues in the fuel cell sector are projected to grow at a rate of 26% annually over the next decade, according to a report released today by the Partnership for Advancing the Transition to Hydrogen (PATH). PATH is the international coalition of national hydrogen associations. The 2011-2012 Annual

Sabathia, Canty, Anthony, Davis To Be Honored At 33rd Annual Thurman Munson Dinn …

The 33rd annual Thurman Munson Award recipients have been announced and include: Aly Raisman, U.S.A. Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast; CC Sabathia, Yankees all-star pitcher; Chris Canty, New York Giants defensive end; Ike Davis, New York Mets first baseman; and Greg Anthony, former Knicks guard current CBS Sports/Turner Sports/YES Network basketball analyst. The AHRC New York City Foundation will present the awards on Tuesday night, February 5, at

The Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology Holds Thir …

For the third consecutive year, the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) has organized the Children’s Outreach: Advancing Social Transformation and Learning (COASTAL) 5K/10K Walk/Run and Kiddie K. California Bank & Trust is the 2013 title sponsor of this annual event, which raises funds for GSEP programs that help school-age children in underserved populations reach their full potential. “Pepperdine’s COASTAL benefit is a great way to help

SRISYS offers Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Upgrade and Implementation Services

SRISYS, a professional IT Consulting Firm based in Cincinnati, US and an Oracle Gold Partner Firm, announces the offering of Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Upgrade and Implementation Services to its client worldwide. Following the present trend and business advancements, SRISYS has started offering the R12 Upgrade and Implementation Services to enable its clients think globally and make better business decisions with lower cost and increased performance. The present market research shows

ISLA President Wins 2013 Lifesaver of the Year Award

ISLA President, Henry Reyes, was awarded the title of “Lifesaver of the Year.” Henry competed against nine other finalists; all nominated for their impact on the lives of others in a water-related capacity. The winner was chosen based off votes from the Lifesaver Facebook Application. Voting took place from December 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. Henry will receive an all-expense paid trip to the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA)

Boston-based Business Leader and Children's Advocate Joins Friends of Yemin Orde …

Friends of Yemin Orde is pleased to announce that Dale Okonow has joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Okonow is a partner of The Watermill Group, a private equity investment and management firm based in Lexington, Mass. He was unanimously elected to serve a three-year term at the organization’s November 2012 Board of Directors meeting in New York City. Yemin Orde Youth Village, located in the Carmel Forest region of


The International Press Federation (I.P.F.), a leading independent press organization, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its relationship with the United Nations by endorsing the Global Compact initiative. As a signatory member, IPF joins the world’s largest voluntary corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative created in 2000 and which has now over 8000 participants and stakeholders originating from more than 135 countries. United Nation Global Compact As a multi-stakeholder

2nd Annual HR Oman Summit- The Evolving Role of HR

Fleming Gulf Conferences is delighted to announce its “2nd Annual HR Oman Summit” a cross industry conference designed to bring together industry experts and thought leaders to address and discuss the key challenges faced by them to manage human resource in the industry. The conference will provide the industry with necessary stepping-stones to enhance skills and performance through dynamic dialogues, thought provoking debates and interactive workshops that aims to sharpen HR

AIJU develops the project "INNOVARISK" on determination of risks in innovative c …

The methodology developed will facilitate risk assessment of innovative children products whose hazards are not covered by current safety standards. The performance of this R&D project "Hazard characterization in innovative children’s products. Development of methodologies for risk management. -INNOVARISK-", has allowed to develop a methodology for a specific integral risk management, by types of product for the main lines of innovation present in the current market of children's products. With this purpose,

Therapy Center for Children, LLC Offers Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Y …

The holidays are all about being with family and enjoying the festivities, but the holidays can also be a very stressful and busy time of year as well. This can be very difficult for any child. To alleviate the stress and anxiety associated with the holidays, The Therapy Center for Children, LLC offers the following tips: ● Plan visits with family and friends for short periods of time. If you

First Class of VEI Students Now Working Toward New Virtual Event Certification

Scholarship applications for second class due January 30, 2013 December 18, 2012 – Virtual Edge Institute. More than 50 event industry executives were accepted for full scholarships into the Virtual Edge Institute’s new Digital Event Strategist Certification program, and are now working to achieve that designation. Scholarship applications for a second class of students are being accepted through January 30, 2013. Created to address the growing need of associations, marketers and event

National Eating Disorders Association Launches Re-Designed, More Interactive Web …

NEW YORK CITY — Dec. 18, 2012 — For Immediate Release — The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), the leading U.S. non-profit organization supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders, has launched a fully re-designed website, offering additional resources to those in need of information and support, as well as a more comprehensive, diverse and interactive experience. A key feature of the new is that it is now

Korean Instructor Man Hee Lee to Testify about the Restoration of the World in S …

Christian Instructor Man Hee Lee of the Republic of Korea will reveal the greatest Truth of all mankind—his testimony of what he has seen and heard that unlocks the Bible—on December 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the City Hall of Cape Town, South Africa. He will testify to the most disputed content of the Bible regarding the time of the end: the entire book of Revelation. 2,000 years ago,

Greek Catholic Union Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Research and Support

BEAVER, PA – The Greek Catholic Union (GCU) recently participated for the third consecutive year in ‘Lee National Denim Day,’ a charitable campaign of the American Cancer Society sponsored by Lee Jeans. Support came from the GCU National Headquarters as well as two other lodges, who held local projects to raise funds for the cause. The GCU has donated over $8,000 to Lee National Denim Day over the

Jersey City Muslims distribute meat to the needy for the holidays

This Saturday afternoon the Jersey City, New Jersey chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America in conjunction with ICNA Relief USA will be hosting its annual Eid Meat Distribution in the wake of the continued reconstruction efforts post Hurricane Sandy. Over 500lbs of meat was donated by local Muslims during the Eid-ul-Adha holiday and will be distributed to victims of the storm on Saturday, December 8th in Jersey

Visit to Organic Soybean Project in Madhya Pradesh: Fair Farming Foundation

A team of Nature Bio-Foods Limited, Do-It B.V Holland and DEG Germany have visited organic Soybean project in Tamia, district Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh. Nature Bio-Foods Ltd. is implementing this project in various parts of Madhya Pradesh in partnership with Do-It B.V Holland whereas DEG Germany is whole heartly supporting this project. The aim of this project is to establish an integrated supply chain of organic soybeans among 1,700 selected smallholder farmers in

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