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Adelphi University Awards Scholarships to Local Volunteer Emergency Services Mem …

University College at Adelphi University is proud to announce its first two recipients of the $2500 Volunteer Emergency Services Scholarship: Charles William Schwalbe and Michael A. Moccaldi II. These two awards are given to members of the New York State volunteer emergency services community who have demonstrated dedication to the profession and to their community. Charles William Schwalbe is a paramedic and chief of the Commack volunteer ambulance. Michael A.

Linking sales and validation: Quipos and Gateway Ticketing Systems partner to la …

Wals-Siezenheim, September 2012, Quipos Solutions GmbH has partnered with global ticketing provider, Gateway Ticketing Systems. Gateway Ticketing Systems provides the attraction, amusement and transportation industries with clever solutions for efficient ticketing and scanning. Quipos Solutions provides handheld ticketing that integrates cashless payment. Together, both companies ensure increased revenue and efficiency for customers world-wide. Quipos Solutions equips event organizers of all kinds with an innovative and professional mobile infrastructure for sales, verification

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar receives Honorary Doctorates from Argentina

Argentina, Sept 7. 2012: Humanitarian leader and Founder, The Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was awarded the honorary doctorate, Honoris Causa Doctor at the Siglo XXI University Campus in the city of Cordoba, Argentina. Dr. Jose Manuel de la Sota, Governor of Cordoba, also named Sri Sri as the honorary citizen of Cordoba for his foundation's humanitarian work. Dr Sergio Lais, General Consul of India named Sri Sri as

Freshdays by Sanita Launches Part 2 of ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ …

Freshdays, a brand of pantyliners by Sanita, launches ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ contest, running from 6 September – 6 October 2012. The online campaign gives Freshdays Facebook fans a chance to win one of eight prizes of $500 each. Facebook fans can enter the weekly draw by correctly answering the daily sporty question, as well as by uploading their personal sporty pictures. Furthermore, players can maximize

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,

Islandia Village Hosts Second “Ye Olde Fashioned Tag Sale” on October 6

The Village of Islandia has announced that, due to its enormous popularity and success, the “Ye Olde Fashioned Tag Sale” is taking place for the second time this year on October 6 at the grounds of Village Hall, located at 1100 Old Nichols Road from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. All residents are once again being asked to clean out their garages, attics, basements and closets and bring down

The Rotary Club of Patchogue Presents 43rd Annual Fuoco Memorial Golf Feastival

(Center Moriches, New York) — On Thursday, September 20, The Rotary Club of Patchogue and the Fuoco family will sponsor the 43rd Annual Fuoco Memorial Golf Feastival at Bellport Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, which serves special-needs children and young adults ages 6-21 with mental or physical disabilities. Throughout the history of this golf outing, over $1 million has been donated to support

German translator aid project supports reconstruction of a primary school in Ita …

Muenster, Germany. In January 2010, after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, freelance translators from Germany and other countries founded the translator aid project Übersetzer-Hilfsprojekt (ÜHIPRO). Since then, the project has been supporting recognised relief organisations and volunteer initiatives, providing development and disaster aid. Each member pays one euro from each finished translation into a fund and then a collective donation is made by ÜHIPRO to selected organisations. Today, the ÜHIPRO

Expanded gamecity:Hamburg Appearance at gamescom 2012

Hamburg, 10 July 2012: For the ninth consecutive year, Germany’s largest games industry network, gamecity:Hamburg, is organizing the joint participation of Hamburg-based companies at gamescom. Eleven exhibitors will be presenting themselves under the gamecity:Hamburg roof from August 15 to 17. Again, more companies from Hamburg are appearing at gamescom than in the previous year at what is the biggest Gamecity booth yet, covering some 250 sqm of floor space. A downright

SAE International names Dr. Arun Jaura as one of the Nominees for Director posit …

PUNE … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Dr. Arun Jaura, vice president – Technology and head, India Engineering Center, Eaton Corporation has been identified by SAE International’s Executive Nominating Committee as one of Director nominees for its 2013 Board of Directors. SAE International voting members will have the opportunity to vote on the 2013 Slate of Nominees in November via the SAE International website. Those nominees elected

Quest for Our Vets: Mike and Nate Bike the States

There’s a quest at hand. While this journey just began on June 25th, the seeds for this mission were planted long beforehand. Michael Buonaiuto, Jr. (21) and Nathaniel Frankoski (25) decided to give back to our wounded warriors with an excursion taking them from the glory and tranquility of Key West, FL, North over 2,000 miles to the beauty and wonder of Niagra Falls, NY. For 50 days these gentlemen

Elflein Textil Roofs Joins German Horse Industry

In July 2012, northern Bavarian company Elflein became a member of GHI. Over the past years, the company has emerged as the market leader in the riding and lunge tents sector in Germany. “The next step must be to expand into export markets. We consider GHI an ideal partner to accomplish this goal,” explains Olaf Elflein, the company’s executive partner. “This is a company with a solid management team; the 45

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. Names Joani Madarash Executive …

Kings Park, New York — School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) has announced that Joani Madarash has been named Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Madarash has been an active member of SBPLI’s Development Council and Board of Directors since 1993 and has acted as Interim Co-President since January 2012. Ms. Madarash is President and Founder of accessLinx, Inc., a boutique multimedia production company based in Smithtown, New York. Before


CHICAGO (June 28, 2012) – Sweet Leaf® Tea is proud to support Chicago-based non-profit organization Friends of the Parks as they conduct their annual L.A.T.E. Ride event by offering the company’s delicious organic iced tea beverages to all in attendance. An event designed to help raise funds for the restoration of parks and the development of innovative after-school programs for youth, Sweet Leaf® Tea will be supplying refreshing drinks to

Hillsides H100 Volunteer Group Hosts Farm to Table Dinner

(PASADENA, CA)—Amongst the citrus and Zen gardens to the infinity pool overlooking the Colorado Bridge, two family-style tables were adorned with simple, lemon bouquets waiting to welcome guests at Hillsides’ H100 Farm to Table dinner. Set at the home of Mark and Phaedra Ledbetter, the grounds of this magnificent estate illustrated the volunteer group’s philosophy of providing the charity’s guests with an evening that supported a food culture made up

Last chance to enter global entrepreneurship competition

Schools have only a week left to register for the School Enterprise Challenge, a global competition open to all educational establishments. Organised by the development charity Teach A Man To Fish, this competition is a chance for schools to develop businesses that teach students valuable entrepreneurial skills. The deadline for schools to register for the competition is the 2nd July 2012 after which they are asked to start turning their

Procter & Gamble Partners with SOS Children's Villages to Help Children Live, Le …

Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2012): Procter & Gamble has awarded a grant in the amount of $50,000 as part of its corporate cause, Live, Learn and Thrive, to SOS Children's Villages in support of the SOS Village in São Bernardo do Campo (São Paulo, Brazil). SOS has been providing loving homes to orphaned and abandoned children in Brazil since 1970. Over 12,000 children and adolescents benefit directly from SOS programs

AMA’s e-Learning Capabilities Expansion Offers New Options for Government

ARLINGTON, VA – June 21, 2012 – The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions, the global leader of talent transformation dedicated to providing workplace learning for government organizations, has expanded their e-learning capabilities in the United States, adding to their government development and training resources. AMA has formed a strategic relationship with CrossKnowledge, the European leader in distance learning solutions, to offer CrossKnowledge’s on-demand e-learning solutions in the U.S. AMA

Kelly Bensimon and Boirs Kodjoe to Co-Host 5th Annual Edeyo Gives Hope Ball

Model and author Kelly Bensimon and actor Boris Kodjoe will co-host philanthropist Unik Ernest’s 5th Annual Edeyo Gives Hope Ball on June 27th to help raise funds for the Edeyo Foundation, which is dedicated to improving the future for children in Haiti through education. Noted fashion photographer Nigel Barker will be honored at the Ball for his charitable contributions to the cause, and the night will feature cocktails by

Eight Exceptional Music Students Named 2012 Yamaha Young Performing Artists

INDIANAPOLIS— Every year since the competition’s inception in 1988, Yamaha Corporation of America’s Band & Orchestral Division has honored talented young artists under the auspices of the Yamaha Young Performing Artist (YYPA) program, an annual competition for performers between the ages of 16 and 21. Instrument categories include winds, brass, strings, concert percussion, drum set and piano. Applicants submit their credentials to Yamaha each year and undergo a rigorous taped audition process

MUNDOmedia Donates $100,000 to SickKids Foundation

Donation made by MUNDOmedia marks new corporate philanthropy initiative for company; donation part of multi-year collaboration (TORONTO, March 1st, 2012) – MUNDOmedia Inc, an online media network, today announced a donation of $100,000 to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) over the next two years. This marks a new stepping stone for the company, established in 2007, to promote Corporate Philanthropy. The Canadian-based company, with offices globally, is happy to team-up

Hillsides Kids & Volunteers Build Educational Garden with Armory

(PASADENA, CA)—Through Hillsides’ art program, children living at the children’s charity are helping to build The FARMory, an educational garden. Partnering with Armory Center for the Arts, Hillsides children and members of Hillsides volunteer group, H100, worked side by side to transform their community. In addition, volunteers from the Arroyo Timebank joined the others to work on preparing the empty Pasadena city lot, located at 747 North Fair Oaks Avenue, to

H100 Volunteer Group Hosts Hillsides Farm to Table Dinner

(PASADENA, CA)—Hillsides philanthropic support group, H100, will host this year's Farm to Table dinner on Sunday, June 24, at a private estate in Pasadena. The grounds of this magnificent estate illustrate the volunteer group’s philosophy of providing the charity’s guests with an evening that supports a food culture made up of fresh, locally grown, seasonal items. Alexandra Poer Sheridan of Alexandra's Table is creating a feast incorporating many

Mercedes-Benz Hosted Tennis Tournament to Benefit Hillsides

(ARCADIA, CA)—Rallying support for the services provided by Hillsides, a Pasadena charity, Rusnak/Arcadia presented the Mercedes-Benz Local Dealer Tennis Tournament. The tournament offered players an opportunity to serve both on the court and for the charity. Funds raised benefited Hillsides, a premier service provider offering behavioral health care and education services to vulnerable children and families in Los Angeles County. “A tennis tournament geared for women in our community is a

Omnitrans participates in Golden Guardian disaster planning exercises for Cajon …

On June 13th, Omnitrans joins representatives from the San Bernardino County Fire Department, the Sheriff’s Department, the California Highway Patrol, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, Verizon and other area agencies to evaluate and update the Golden Guardian 2012 tabletop exercise in the Cajon Pass. The analysis is part of the annual Golden Guardian Exercise, a statewide disaster preparedness program for first responders from local government. The tabletop exercise focuses

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Seeks Needed Items for Campers as It Prepares for Summer Season

(Center Moriches, New York) — Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is currently seeking donations of items that are needed as the camp prepares for the start of its summer season. These items will help make this summer a memorable one for the campers and alleviate the camp’s financial burden of providing these supplies. Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is looking for individuals and organizations to donate the following items: ● 4 Wii sets and accessories ● 12 eight-foot

PIH Reaches out to Retired Baby Boomers to Fill Volunteer Needs

According to United States Census data, everyday more than 10,000 Baby Boomers (those born from 1946-1964) reach retirement age. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) is looking to recruit at least 100 new retirees to their volunteer team. “Our goal is to reinforce our volunteer base with people that have management experience, strong presentation skills and are enthusiastic about the work PIH is doing in the community,” said Director of Senior and Volunteer

11th Annual Miami Peace Festival: Justice for All

August 11th, 2012 commemorates the eleventh annual (Urban Garden Foundation’s) Miami Peace Festival. This outdoor festival attracts over 30,000 people from all walks of life. The Miami Peace Festival creates a platform for music, various cultural foods, and crafts. Over the past 10 years, local and national independent artists, Local County Commissioners, activists, Pastors, families of the victims of violence, as well as A-List Celebrities and Athletes have taken the

Village of Islandia Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26 Hosts Local War Veterans, Fe …

The Village of Islandia will host its Memorial Day ceremony on May 26 at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Triangle at the intersection of Old Nichols Road and Johnson Avenue. There will be a presentation of the colors by the United States Marine Corps Color Guard, an invocation by Monsignor Colonel Francis Midura of the U.S. Army Reserve (retired) and a wreath presentation. Mayor Allan M. Dorman, who served with the

Survey Finds Succession Planning is Important for Government Organizations

ARLINGTON, VA – May 16, 2012 – A recent informal survey of government professionals showed that succession planning is extremely important, with 57% of respondents stating that it is more important now than ever. The informal survey was conducted by American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions online, and in-person at the recent 2012 Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Annual Institute. Although the majority of respondents agreed that succession planning is more

Locally Grown South Bay Ballet Closes Successful Season with Cinderella

TORRANCE, CA (May 2012) – Arts enthusiasts can be hard to find in Southern California. Harder still is finding an audience base for ballet. Certainly there are those who snatch-up tickets, and the glamour that comes with, when a world-renowned ballet company makes its way through town. Supporting and nurturing a locally-grown ballet troupe however is a completely different story evidenced by the numerous professional ballet companies

Central Veterinary Associates Warns Pet Owners of Heartworm Epidemic in the Spri …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — With heartworm being diagnosed in all 50 states and The Companion Animal Parasite Council’s spring 2012 forecast calling for elevated levels of heartworm disease this year, with “high” levels in the Northeastern United States — including New York State — Central Veterinary Associates is warning pet owners that, with mosquitoes coming out earlier as the result of a warm winter, and rising temperatures over the next

Gershow Recycling Says Auto Industry Is Still Struggling

Kevin Gershowitz, President, Gershow Recycling, says the growing age of cars on the road has hurt the scrap metal industry as older vehicles have not found their way to recycling facilities, which need these older automobiles to produce scrap products for manufacture. He also says that the recent report on new car sales in March and April, although an improvement, has shown that the auto industry has only marginally recovered

Grundfos Solution to the Energy Challenge

Energy supply and consumption is one of the biggest challenges in India today. There has been a sharp rise in the consumption of energy. The bigger question is how we address this energy challenge. Pumps alone account for about 12% of total energy consumption in India. To reduce this energy consumption, Grundfos has developed, Grundfos Blueflux®, a patented advance motor technology, which reduces energy waste in pump application. The motors driving

CIGNEX Datamatics Appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3

The Rating demonstrates that CIGNEX Datamatics incorporates best practices to deliver high quality services offerings to its customers CIGNEX Datamatics, the global leader in providing enterprise-class Open Source solutions has announced that the company’s Ahmedabad (India) based delivery center has been appraised at Level 3 of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI ®). The appraisal was performed by KPMG, Mumbai. CMMI is a process improvement approach


BANGKOK, May 2012 - Richard Greaves, general manager of Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, together with Sammy Carolus, general manager of Hyatt Regency Hua Hin, are pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Shea to the position of Director of Spas for i.sawan Residential Spa & Club at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok and THE BARAI at Hyatt Regency Hua Hin. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Jessica is a dynamic spa leader


BANGKOK, May 2012 – Richard Greaves, General Manager of Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, recently announced the appointment of Adi Sidhwa as Director of Sales and Marketing of the hotel. A graduate of Westminster College, Adi Sidhwa started his career at the Dorchester London in 1994 as Banquet Server. He then joined the Taj Group of Hotels where he held the various management roles in the Food & Beverage and Rooms

Ed Mayuga, AMM Communications, Selected as 2012 “Hispanic Businessperson of the …

May 2, 2012 (St. Louis) – Ed Mayuga, AMM Communications partner, was recognized as the “2012 Hispanic Businessperson of the Year” by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis at its annual Adelante Awards held Friday, April 27. With more than 300 people in attendance, the event celebrated the Hispanic Chamber’s 30th year and recognized the achievements of individuals, entrepreneurs and corporations in the metro St. Louis

Global Manager Group has successfully completed ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for …

Global Manager Group has successfully completed ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for Buzwair Laboratory at Doha, Qatar. Buzwair Laboratory has QC department of Scientific and Technical gases and Buzwair industrial gases at Doha, Qatar, is engaged in the testing of Natural gas, pure and mixtures as per ISO 6143 and relevant ISO standards. Global Manager Group has successfully completed ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation within a span of 3 months which is record breaking

Spring Cleaning May Mean Money in Your Pocket

As the temperature rises, this is the time of year when people perform their “spring cleaning” and get rid of unwanted items lying around the house, garage and outdoors. As area residents perform their springtime rituals, Gershow Recycling says that they should also realize that there may be some money in the scrap metal they are about to throw away. “Many people who are cleaning out their garages and fixing up

Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning To Headline David Tyree’s Charity Bowl June 5 at Chel …

“Elite” Giants quarterback Eli Manning is on his way to compete in yet another super “Bowl,” and this time the big game is for charity. “David Tyree’s Charity Bowl,” to benefit Children of the City and The Legacy Center, will be headlined by the two-time Super Bowl MVP Manning and his ’08 champion teammate Tyree on Tuesday night, June 5, at 300 NYC, Pier 60 Chelsea Piers in New York

AMA Senior VP Speaks at Government Training Conference

ARLINGTON, VA – April 25, 2012 – Sandra Edwards, Senior Vice President, The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Solutions, led an insightful and engaging presentation on succession planning yesterday at the 2012 Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Annual Institute, held April 22-25 in Ocean City, MD. Succession planning is a major challenge for many government organizations, as baby boomers retire, leaving a skills and knowledge gap. Ms. Edwards has over twenty

ABB achieves a major milestone in industrial robotics

Yingkou Jinchen specializes in professional high-end intelligent automation in the field of new energy and photovoltaic. The eventual user of the robot, Canadian Solar, is one of the world’s largest solar module producers. They are a leading provider of ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and specialized solar products across the globe. A celebration ceremony was held on March 27, 2012 at Yingkou Jinchen Machinery Co., Ltd and

Vicki LaRose, Civil Design, Inc., Keynote Speaker at May 4 Missouri Venture Foru …

April 25, 2012 (St. Louis) – Vicki LaRose, Civil Design, Inc., president and the 2012 Missouri Small Business Person of the Year, will be the keynote speaker presenting, “The Forgotten Heroes,” at the Missouri Venture Forum (MVF) May 4 breakfast meeting , which will be held at Greenbriar Hills Country Club located at 12655 Big Bend Rd., Kirkwood, Mo., 63122. The meeting is from 7:15 – 9:00 a.m. The meeting is

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation (myASDF) Partners With OUCARES

Schererville, IN – April 20, 2012 – The Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation (myASDF), a national organization that provides direct support for families living with autism, partners with the Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education and Support (OUCARES) every year to provide SNAG® golf equipment. SNAG stands for “Starting New at Golf.” It contains all of the elements of golf, allowing for full shots, chipping, pitching, and putting. SNAG is perfect

Songwon appoints KY Lee as Managing Director for Korea and Sales Director for No …

Ulsan, Korea – April 24, 2012 – KY Lee will join the Songwon team as Managing Director (상무, 'sangmoo') for Korea and Sales Director for North East Asia from the 2nd of May, 2012. Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd., the global number two supplier of polymer additives, has created this new key role within their Global Sales and Technical Service organization to reflect the importance of this key region and market.

RAFI declares winners of blogging contest

The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) announced the winners of the 5th RAFI Triennial Awards Blogging Contest. The first place was awarded to JR Lopez Gonzales of South Cotabato with his post entitled "Drawing Mindanao's Portrait of Change" in his blog, Politikalon. The blog features 10 RAFI Triennial Awardees who are from Mindanao. Gonzales is currently teaching at the Mindanao State University (MSU)-Iligan Institute of Technology and serves as editor-in-chief of

InfoPro Ranks Among Top 12 Training Outsourcing Companies

New Jersey, April 20, 2012: Adding another feather to its cap, InfoPro Learning, Inc. (, an award-winning learning solutions provider, secures a position among the top twelve companies in the 2012 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List, announced by The list recognizes highly competent companies offering outsourced learning services across the globe. InfoPro demonstrated excellence in most of the selection criteria of the Watch List such as innovative service offerings,

Stroke Association of Florida Receives NAELA Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Stroke Association of Florida and its program director, Holly Dykema, have received the 2012 President’s Recognition Award from National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) President Edwin M. Boyer, Esq., CAP. The award acknowledges the Stroke Association’s efforts in educating Florida communities on stroke-related issues. Each year, the current NAELA President selects an outstanding individual to receive the President’s Recognition Award. NAELA will make a donation to

Gershow Recycling: Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past

(Medford, New York) — Gershow Recycling is available for media tours and interviews at its Medford facility, located at 71 Peconic Avenue, in conjunction with Earth Day, Sunday, April 22nd. Gershow will be available during the company’s normal hours of operation: Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For over 45 years, Gershow Recycling has been helping to preserve Long

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