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Missions Mandate - Part 1 - The Call to Missions

In this informative message, we examine why focusing on missions is so important and the unfinished task that lies ahead of us in reaching unreached people for Jesus Christ. Our own nation of India has the largest number of unreached people groups. Further, as a nation being the second most populous nation on the earth, three of the top twenty largest urban areas of the world lie


Spring Into Action by Donating Your Non-Perishable Food Items Today! Denver, Colorado – As part of their Company Mission Statement to “improve the communities we work in” Improve Group has donated a Hamilton Sorter mailroom system to the Denver Rescue Mission’s administrative office. This system will allow the Mission to continue serving the under-privileged in the Denver metro area with more efficiency and ease. Improve Group will also be hosting

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Adelante Awards April 27

April 12, 2012 (St. Louis) – The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis welcomes Carlos Izcaray, renowned Opera and Orchestra conductor, as the keynote speaker at the annual Adelante Awards, held Friday, April 27 at the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet Hotel. The Hispanic Chamber is celebrating its 30th year and the Adelante Awards recognize the achievements of individuals, entrepreneurs and corporations in the metro St. Louis Area.

"My Europe" workshop in Milan on 17 and 18 April

Under the distinguished patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, the Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs (ICCA) and Frankfurter Zukunftsrat (Future Think Tank) hold a “My Europe” workshop in Milan on 17 and 18 April. Main partner of the project is UniCredit. In the workshop, students of the Universities of Naples and Parma will discuss European political and economic affairs with UniCredit CEO Federico Ghizzoni and representatives of the Italian

UAE IT Heads find value in Networking & Knowledge Sharing

Dubai, UAE: IT Practices UAE, top IT networking forum, is organising the third edition for IT Heads to share invaluable insights from IT projects and discuss best practices. The event is scheduled to take place on May 17th 2012 in Dubai, UAE. Launched in December 2011, this pioneering initiative will facilitate the coming together of some of the best brains from the industry, who will share their project experiences and

Adelphi University Announces Affiliate Program with Philadelphia College of Oste …

Adelphi University is proud to introduce its new AU/PCOM Preferred Admissions Program, an affiliation agreement with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), one of the oldest and highly regarded osteopathic medicine schools in the country. This program will allow Adelphi students who meet the specified criteria to smoothly transition from undergraduate studies to medical school, and prepare them for careers in medicine. The AU/PCOM Preferred Admissions Program is now

Principal Investigators Can Strengthen Grants Management Processes With New Webi …

April 9, 2012—Bonita Springs, FL. A five-part series of instructional Webinars focusing on the five key areas of the grants management process that have proven to be the most troublesome for principal investigators has been recently released by Principal Investigators Association (PIA). The series is based on recommendations from agencies, an analysis of Office of Inspector General reports at the NSF and NIH highlighting compliance issues, recommendations from Internal Audit experts

Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Welcomes New Care Consultant Amy Oster

Alzheimer’s Association Long Island has announced that Amy Oster will join the organization as its Care Consultant. In her new role, Ms. Oster will regularly meet with families of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease to develop a long-term care plan and discuss available programs and resources. Ms. Oster has been successful in facilitating the support group for caregivers, which has greatly increased in size under her leadership. Before joining Alzheimer’s Association

Casey Young Foundation Announces First Official Fundraiser: “A Day Of Music For …

The Casey Young Foundation will present “A Day of Music for Casey,” the not-for-profit organization’s first official fundraiser, on Sunday, April 29, from 1-5 p.m. at the Ballroom at Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place, in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. The Casey Young Foundation honors the life of Casey Young, the beautiful daughter of Ellen and Jonathan Young, and sister of Jordan Young. Casey passed away suddenly and unexpectedly

The National Trust acts now to save children's relationship with the outdoors

A new National Trust report has found that evidence of a long-term and dramatic decline in children's relationship with the outdoors is 'overwhelming' and urgent action is needed to bridge this growing gap before it's too late. In his Natural Childhood report* naturalist, author and TV producer Stephen Moss charts years of academic research and a steady stream of surveys on the subject, highlighting how a generation of children is finally

MEDIA ADVISORY 4/3 "It Starts with Sylvan" Donates $1,000 towards 2012 Walk to E …

Who: Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Patty Gorman, Team Captain, It Starts With Sylvan


The triumph and joy of Christ’s resurrection will be celebrated by La Cañada Presbyterian Church in four services on Easter Sunday, April 8. The church will also have a full slate of Holy Week services. An Easter sunrise service, led by LCPC’s Youth Ministry, will greet the sun at 6:30 a.m. at Hahamongna Park (Foothill Boulevard and Oak Grove Drive). Services will then be held at the church Sanctuary, 626


March 27th, 2012. Mumbai, INDIA. Krishi Rasayan Ltd and AIMCO Pesticides Ltd have recently announced that they are collaborating with PMFAI for organizing the International Crop Science Bilateral Trade Meet in Dubai, UAE on 21st-22nd May, 2012. Krishi Rasayan Ltd and AIMCO Pesticides Ltd have joined hands with PMFAI to organize the International Crop Science Bilateral Trade Meet in Dubai. A spokesperson from PMFAI commented “This trade meet is organized to encourage

Thompson & Knight Recognized by Chambers Global

Texas (March 26, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has been recognized in the 2012 Chambers Global legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Additionally, Partners Jeffrey B. Andrews, Andrew B. Derman, Hassan Yassine, and William Prescott Mills Schwind are cited for their exceptional legal careers. Thompson & Knight is ranked among the top 10 firms in the U.S. for Energy:

MEDIA ADVISORY Local Teens Demonstrate Engineering Know-How – Rebound RumbleSM” …

Who: Teen teams from 42 local school districts and eight teams from the New York metropolitan area, Pennsylvania and Ohio will participate in School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.’s (SBPLI) Long Island Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition for an opportunity to win regional recognition for design excellence, sportsmanship, teamwork, and more, and advance to the FIRST

14th Annual Children’s Inn Gala, Raffle and Auction Raise Funds To Support Inn R …

The Bethesda Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA Bethesda), a non-profit that promotes partnerships between government and industry, today announced event highlights, including special guests, auction items and the raffle prize for the 2012 “A Night for the Children” Gala to benefit The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The event will take place on April 14 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. Core

Two Adelphi Students Selected as UN Youth Representatives

Adelphi University is proud to announce that students Michelle Consorte ’12 and Anustha Shrestha ’15, have been selected to serve as the University's "UN Youth Representatives,” as part of United Nations Department of Public Information’s (DPI) "NGO Relations Youth Initiative." The United Nations now allows affiliated NGOs (non-governmental organizations) to annually appoint two representatives to serve as youth liaisons. This new opportunity is being coordinated by Adelphi’s newly formed International

BACA Chairman re-elected for second term

Dick Gilbert, Chairman of BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) for the past three years, has been re-elected for another year. BACA, established in 1949, is the world’s largest network for the air charter market and members include air charter brokers, airports, airlines, business aircraft operators, handling agents, aviation lawyers and consultants. It offers training and networking opportunities for members, as well as annual awards, and liaises with aviation and government bodies

Mitchell Nagler Appointed as Assistant Director of Adelphi’s Student Counseling …

GARDEN CITY, NY, March 2012—Adelphi University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitchell Nagler ’05 M.A., LMHC as Assistant Director of the Student Counseling Center/Director of the Bridges to Adelphi Program. Mr. Nagler is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and brings a wealth of experience in administration and in working with people with Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Social Anxiety Disorders and other nonverbal learning disabilities. Before this, Mr. Nagler was

Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Hosts Inaugural Physician’s Outreach Dinner …

On March 7, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island hosted 50 physicians at its first-ever Physician’s Outreach Dinner at the Melville Marriott. Guest speakers included Dr. Peter Davies, Ronda Wexler-Kahn and Mindy Wexler-Rosenfeld, Dr. Norman Pflaster and Ronald Fatoullah. Dr. Davies, Scientific Director, Litwin-Zucker Center for the Research of Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and North Shore LIJ Health Care System, covered treatments and diagnostic testing for the

Green Tree Partnerships and La Salle University’s Annual Autism Conference Share …

The focus on knowledge sharing has made Green Tree Partnerships and La Salle University’s joint venture a fruitful and prominent one. Once again, both institutions have teamed up to present the Sixth Annual Autism Conference--Building Bridges: Supportive Practices from Birth to Adulthood--on Friday, May 4 at 8:00 a.m. Taking place at La Salle University’s Student Union Building, this annual gathering has become the go-to place for professional development, education and


Acceptance rates to top universities are at an all time low and the competition for students to get into their college of choice is heavy. Students now must not only be able to demonstrate solid academics to admissions counselors but must also demonstrate their leadership skills. Along with conducting themselves in a professional manor, teens are expected to present themselves positively in a variety of new mediums including

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies in India acquires Pyramid Filters Private Li …

Bangalore, India, 13, March, 2012: Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India Private Limited has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Pyramid Filters Private Limited, with effect from 1st April, 2012. Based in Pune, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies India provides high-efficient industrial and automotive filter elements and systems, as well as globally patented system solutions for capacity and efficiency enhancement in gas turbines and compressors. Pyramid Filters develops and produces air filter

Sandra Edwards to Speak at TOC Annual Institute

ARLINGTON, VA – March 9, 2012 – The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Solutions, the global leader of talent transformation dedicated to providing workplace learning for enterprise and government organizations, has announced that their Senior Vice President, Sandra Edwards, has been chosen to speak about succession planning at the 2012 Training Officers Consortium (TOC) Annual Institute, to be held April 22-25 in Ocean City, MD. Ms. Edwards has over twenty years

Winners Announced at Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo

(Kings Park, New York) — On March 4, fourteen teams participated in the 4th Annual Junior FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (Jr. FLL) Expo at Longwood High School. The event was presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and the Longwood Central School District. This year, Jr. FLL participants took part in the Snack Attack Challenge. In the Snack Attack Challenge, students took

AccruePartners Celebrates 10 Years of Growth and Success.

AccruePartners, an executive search and temporary staffing firm, is celebrating 10 years of matching the right clients and candidates – providing impeccable services to Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned, small businesses and non-profits throughout the Charlotte area. Celebrating this milestone banner year can be explored further at, a new microsite that provides a mixed media explosion and timeline of events. Since it’s founding in 2001, principal partners Amy Pack and Patty Comer

New Yorkers Compete to Raise Money to Find Cures for Cancer and Vie for Title of …

March 8, 2012 – New York, NY – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) New York City Chapter today announced 12 candidates who will compete in the annual Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign. The candidates have 10 weeks from March 8 to May 17 to raise a minimum of $20,000 for LLS through individual fundraising campaigns. The male and female candidate who raises the most

SYNERGY HomeCare Finalist in 2012 Best of the Web Awards Announces Winners; SYNERGY among top senior living provider websites (March 8- Gilbert, Ariz.)- SYNERGY HomeCare is proud to be a finalist in the category of “Best Senior Living Provider Websites” in’s 2012 Best of the Web Awards. The Best of the Web Awards contest, now in its second year, is intended to identify beneficial and helpful websites that offer information and resources for seniors and their families as well


March 5th, 2012. Mumbai, INDIA. The leading association of pesticides formulators in India, PMFAI, has recently confirmed that it is organizing the International Crop Science Bilateral Trade Meet in Dubai, UAE on 21st-22nd May, 2012. The aim of this meet is to promote bilateral trade relations with Middle-east agriculture hub, which have around 1.5 billion USD in agricultural GDP, as well as a liberal tax structure. Along with pesticides, the conference has

MEDIA ADVISORY 3/8 AALI Announces 2012 Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference …

Who: Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Ellen Tolle, RN, MPS, Instructor, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island

Federal Hill House Association Celebrates 125 Years

For Immediate Release PROVIDENCE, RI, March 2, 2012—The Federal Hill House Association (FHHA), a Providence human services agency that spurred the city’s growth by helping thousands of immigrants assimilate in the early 1900s, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. A private, non-profit 501(c)(3) agency, FHHA is the second oldest “settlement house” in Providence and one of the oldest in the United States. The agency serves more than 5,000 children, seniors, individuals, and

Central Veterinary Associates Named Outstanding Veterinary Contributor Award by …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — ImproMed, LLC has announced that Central Veterinary Associates has been named Outstanding Veterinary Contributor during its annual Customer of the Year Awards. Central Veterinary Associates was cited for its work on the set of the film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” where they took care of the penguins during the filming while under the strict supervision of a penguin specialist. They performed weaning on the penguins to get them

Local Children and their Robots Explore Innovative Solutions For Keeping Food Sa …

[Kings Park, NY] — School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and the Longwood Central School District will present the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Championship Tournament and the Junior FLL Expo. FLL students will take part in the FOOD FACTOR® Challenge. In the FOOD FACTOR Challenge, teams will build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT to solve a

Long Island Children Set to Participate in the FIRST LEGO League and Junior FLL …

[Kings Park, NY] — School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and the Longwood Central School District will present the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Championship Tournament and the Junior FLL Expo on March 4 at Longwood High School, located at 100 Longwood Road in Middle Island. Both events begin at 9 a.m. FLL students will take part in the FOOD FACTOR® Challenge.

FOR-A to Show Multi-Format Production and Routing Switcher for First Time in Mid …

Strong Presence at Trade Show Combined with New Office in Dubai Demonstrate Importance of Middle East/Africa Market Tokyo, Japan, February 22, 2012 – FOR-A Company Limited, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, announces that the company will have a strong presence at CABSAT 2012, the largest digital media and satellite expo in the MEA (Middle East and Africa) region. This year’s

e-con Systems licenses Windows CE 6.0 Camera driver to MilDef CReTE Inc.,a leadi …

St. Louis, USA / Chennai, India – February 23rd, 2012 e-con Systems Inc., a Windows Embedded Gold Partner specializing in development of advanced customized camera solutions and related services, has recently licensed its Windows CE camera driver source code to MilDef CReTE Inc. Taiwan. The customer, MilDef CReTE Inc. is a leading manufacturer of rugged handheld computing devices. The rugged handheld contains e-con’s camera module featuring Omni Vision’s image sensor and

Heart of a Warrior Foundation Welcomes Spring With Free Community Festival

Heart of a Warrior Foundation (HOAW) presents the 2012 Spring Festival, a free event to celebrate family and community and launch registration for HOAW’s 2012 Summer Learning Program. The Spring Festival will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Hamilton Park located at 12225 Willowdell Drive in northeast Dallas. The HOAW-sponsored festival will include games, activities, food and more. Families can also learn

ACCA lectures made much economical at Griffith

Griffith College unveils new offers for students interested in professional accounting courses like ACAA and many more. The professional college also reports rise in the number of students opting for professional accounting courses like ACCA. Wednesday, 22 February 2012 In today’s fast paced economy finding a person with suitable educational qualification who is fit for the job is much more difficult. Accounting assists a firm to get the insight into the

Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage (RMSAAM) Moves to its Ne …

Cape Coral, FL – As Animal Massage becomes more widely accepted by animal lovers around the world, so do courses for those interested in becoming practitioners. Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage, world-renowned and one of the first schools to be formally regulated by the Department of Education has moved to its new location in Cape Coral this year. "We really love the community of Cape Coral and are

FOR-A Opens New Dubai Office to Serve Growing MEA Region

Tokyo, Japan – FOR-A Company Limited, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, announces that the company has opened a new office in Dubai to better serve customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Effectively immediately, FOR-A MEA has hired two industry veterans—Sales Manager Khalid Sweidan and Engineering Manager Mohammed Abu Ziyadeh—whose complementary skills and experience make them uniquely qualified to manage

WISMED – WASME Institute of SME Management and Enterprise Development to be inau …

World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME), an international level MSME Association, head-quartered in India, would start a SME Management and Enterprise Development institute. The institute its acronym, WISMED, is a long standing demand of its members from across the world, who are based in different Afro-Asian- Latin American and other emerging economies in other continents including Europe, says Mr. Gyan Prakash Agarwal, Secretary General of WASME. The


SEATAC, WA, February 16, 2012 — Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) is a Platinum Sponsor of the 66th Broadcast Engineering Conference at the 2012 NAB Show, which runs April 14-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. This is the third consecutive year ABS has sponsored the conference and its second as a Platinum Sponsor. “ABS has renewed our Platinum Sponsorship for

Malaria Free Week Berlin 2012

Berlin, 09 February 2012 Hope Foundation Germany is proud to present the Malaria Week Berlin (April 18th to 25th), a series of events organized within the Malaria Free Cameroon (MFC) project, in the run-up World Malaria Day on April 25. We aim to raise awareness about malaria in Germany and gain support for the project in Cameroon. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Malaria, transmitted via infected mosquito

Bridgespan Study Finds Dramatic Increase in Number of US Nonprofits with Annual …

BOSTON, MA-February 16, 2012- A recent study by the Bridgespan Group found that the number of U.S. nonprofits with annual revenues of more than $50 million has increased dramatically. The research looked at the more than 200,000 nonprofits (excluding hospitals and universities) founded since 1975 and identified 201 that had grown to at least $50 million in annual revenue. (The full list is available at: According to Peter Kim,

2nd African Coffee Sustainability Forum in Addis Ababa

Top Sustainability Experts meet in Ethiopia, the legendary home of coffee Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 16 February 2012. Ato Fikru Amenu, Deputy Director in the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture launched the Second African Coffee Sustainability Forum: “Creating market access through sustainable practices” in Addis Ababa on 15 February 2012.Over 130 participants representing the main stakeholders in the African coffee sector took part in the event. The Forum was organized by the 4C

North Coast Church Uses Broadcast Pix Granite To Feed ‘Video Venues’ Throughout …

Billerica, Massachusetts – February 14, 2012 – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that North Coast Church is using a Granite™ 1000 Video Control Center™ to produce HD coverage of services and provide live feeds to multiple “video venues” on its main campus in Vista, Calif. David Hepburn, video production specialist, said 11 of 26 services each weekend are shared live via fiber and HD-SDI to a café and other venues across


SGS India with help from our group SGS-TUV Saar, Germany are offering extensive and in-depth understanding of the new ISO 26262 global automotive Functional Safety standard through a 5 day training program from 27th February to 2nd March 2012, in Bangalore, India. ISO 26262 Functional Safety training enablesprofessionals to learn and understand the safety processes, legal responsibilities and finally, how to achieve compliance to this new standard. As a leading provider

GLVADA, Good Shepherd Committed to Helping Children

Feb. 10, 2012, Lehigh Valley- Pa- The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association is best known for the popular Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show, which has brought the latest automotive technology to the area every year since 1998. But GLVADA, at its core, is about much more than just cars. The organization is dedicated to giving back to the community, donating 50 percent of its annual proceeds to select nonprofits in

Central Veterinary Associates to Receive “Friend of the Environment” Award from …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it will receive the Alley Pond Environmental Center’s (APEC) 2011 Friend of the Environment Award. Representatives from Central Veterinary Associates will accept the award at APEC’s Earth Day reception on April 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. The Friend of the Environment Award is given to those organizations which support APEC and its environmental causes and make a positive impression on the community

Mary Ann Malack-Ragona Comments on Recent Study Finding That Skin Cancer Drug Ma …

Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island, says a recent finding that a drug used to cure skin cancer may also be used to reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s disease is an indication that researchers may be one step closer to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. A team of researchers from Case Western University tested Bexarotene — a drug which is used in humans to treat

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