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Delia Passi, CEO, WomenCertified to deliver Keynote at the 76th Annual Trailways …

For nearly three years, experts have been speculating on whether and when the market will turn around and make positive gains. Women’s market expert Delia Passi believes a better question might be, “How can we make the most of the market right now?” Trailways, the independent group of privately-owned motor coach companies, has invited Passi to deliver a keynote in a private meeting at their 76th Annual Trailways Stockholders Meeting &


ETC Punjabi has always been proud of its strong lineage of Religious Content and has been a pioneer of Live Gurbani telecast in true stance for more than a decade now. As an addition to this glory, the channel in association with The Kalgidhar Trust, Baru Sahib is very happy to announce the launch of Daily Live Gurbani from Gurdwara Baru Sahib, Distt. Sirmore, Himachal Pradesh. Nestled in the Himalayan

1-Stop Translation USA, LLC announces sponsorship of Translators without Borders

Los Angeles, CA, February 7, 2012—1-Stop Translation USA, LLC, a translation service provider specializing in Asian languages, is pleased to announce that we have pledged our support to help humanitarian translations reach more people around the world by becoming a bronze sponsor of Translators without Borders. Translators without Borders recently announced development of a new fully automated Translation Center, powered by, which has boosted the organization’s ability to provide pro

Adelphi University President Robert A. Scott Named Person of the Year

Adelphi University President Robert A. Scott has been selected as the American Society for Industrial Security Long Island Chapter’s (ASIS) 2012 Person of the Year. He will be honored at the annual Person of the Year Awards Dinner, which will be held on April 18, 2012 at the Chateau Briand, 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY. Adelphi’s remarkable safety records, emergency management planning and security improvements have been featured in

Masterpak to Exhibit PE Films for Fresh Produce Industry at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2012

Masterpak, member of INDEVCO Group, will showcase agricultural, horticultural, and industrial polyethylene (PE) films at Booth B-10, Hall 8.2, during FRUIT LOGISTICA 2012. The annual fresh produce trade fair will take place from 8 – 10 February 2012 at Messe Berlin in Berlin, Germany. Masterpak will stay in-tune with the latest market and industry trends and technologies, as well as learn of new and innovative products in the fresh produce sector

Advanced Broadcast Solutions Hires Arco Groenenberg as Vice President of Sales a …

SEATAC, WA, February 2, 2012 — Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has hired Arco Groenenberg as vice president of sales and marketing, effective Jan. 30. Based in the company’s main office in SeaTac, Groenenberg will be tasked with developing new markets and growing the organization. ABS also announced a new sales office in Chicago, which will serve ABS customers in the Midwest and on

Mary Ann Malack-Ragona Comments on Recent Alzheimer’s Studies Finding That Disea …

Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island, says recent findings from two independent studies showing how Alzheimer’s disease spreads throughout the brain are an indication that researchers may be one step closer to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Two studies — one from Columbia University and another from Harvard University — involved genetically engineered mice that were able to produce abnormal human tau proteins in the

IIM KOZHIKODE HR SUMMIT 2012 3 – 4 February 2012

PRE-EVENT PRESS RELEASE IIM KOZHIKODE HR SUMMIT 2012 3 – 4 February 2012 The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) proudly announces the commencement of ‘IIMK HR Summit 2012’. The main theme of the HR Summit 3-4 February 2012 is ‘Do Women Make Better HR Managers?’ This summit will provide a platform where a unique blend of HR thought leaders from industry would participate and discuss on the following sub themes: 1. Global

AFCEA NOVA Announces 10th Annual Air Force IT Day

Tysons Corner, VA – February 1, 2012 – AFCEA NOVA, the largest chapter in the AFCEA International family, today announced that its upcoming 10th Annual Air Force IT Day will be held on February 23rd, 2012, at the Tysons Corner Sheraton Premier. This conference offers a rare opportunity to learn firsthand about the challenges facing our Air Force, and gain insight into how your business can support the Air Force

Dr. Richard L. Cravatts Named President of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East

Boston, MA, February 1, 2012 -- Richard L. Cravatts, PhD, Professor of Practice and Director of the Communications Management Program in the School of Management of Simmons College in Boston, has been elected President of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, the third in the organization’s history. Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) is a grass-roots community of academics who have united to promote honest fact based, and

Charleston County School District Receives $10,000 Donation from Kangaroo Expres …

Cary, N.C., Jan. 30, 2012 – The Pantry, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTRY), the leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States, today announced it has teamed up with BP’s Fueling Communities program to donate a total of $10,000 to the Charleston County School District. The donation will provide $1,000 to ten schools in the district. "This $10,000 investment will definitely help schools in Charleston County, said Dr. Nancy J.

Radio Wars Documentary: A Wild Ride Through the History of Broadcasting

For almost 100 years Radio has entertained and influenced us. But who is in control of the airwaves? North Hollywood, CA, January 30, 2012 /PressReleasePing/ -- For nearly 100 years, America has had a love affair with radio. But, has there been an unseen war going on among its ranks since its inception? Who invented radio? Who controls its content? Therein lies the controversy that has raged in a dozen arenas

Contract cleaning services now introduced in Kent

United Kingdom. January 28, 2012. Act property services a leading cleaning company now introduces the contract cleaning services in Kent. Cleaning means maintaining a better living environment at a place and keep the healthy living going. And for better cleaning there is always need of some certified cleaning companies Kent. And act property is the place where all the cleaning needs can be met they can offer the cleaning services


Welcomes Adriaan van der Capellen and Steven McGrane Plus Eighteen Independent, North American Sales Reps Santa Fe Springs, CA – January 24, 2012 - American Polymers Corporation (dba Polycoat Products), a leading manufacturer and custom formulator of high performance protective polyurethanes, polyurea, and polyaspartic coatings and linings welcomes two new important additions to its California sales staff plus eighteen independent, North American sales reps tasked with expanding sales throughout the

Oulu, Finland, is named in the Top Seven of most innovative cities in the world

The Intelligent Community Forum named as the only European city, Oulu, Finland, to ICF’s Top Seven Intelligent Communities of the Year at the Pacific Telecommunications Council’s annual conference (PTC’12) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. The ICF’s Top Seven are communities that provide a model of economic and social development in the 21st Century using information and communications technology to power growth, address social challenges and preserve and promote culture. The Top

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for San Marcos’ Very First House for Homeless V …

SAN MARCOS, CA, January 6, 2012 – Fan of the Feather, Inc. have just announced that the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their first transitional center will be on February 17, 2012 at 5:00pm at 3562 Grand Ave., San Marcos, CA. This new home will be the organization’s very first transitional center for homeless veterans. They closed escrow in December 2012 and the new home will house seven female

MEDIA ADVISORY 1/28-29 104 Robotics Teams Compete to Qualify for Upcoming FIRST …

Who: School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc., sponsor of the Long Island Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition 1,000 students from 104 participating teams What:

PMI Opens Call for Research Funding Proposals for 2013 worth Rs. 25 Lakh

Project Management Institute (PMI), the global premier project management advocacy body, is pleased to announce its 2012 request for proposals for 2013 research funding. The call for proposals opens on 1 February and closes on 25 April 2012. Those advancing to the second round will be notified by July 2012. All grant recipients will be notified of awards up to US $50,000 by November 2012. Funded projects begin on 1

Nigerian Kids at Abuja create a School Super Hero

"Carving a niche" is a phrase that has been taken literarily by the folks at All About Kids Abuja in Nigeria, as they introduce a Super hero competition where kids compete to create a school Super hero. Plans for the character include costume designs, comic's strips, cartoon animation and lots more. As the Nigerian Educational sector experiences reformation and restructuring, so are many schools and educational bodies. There is now a

Taking thyroid cancer seriously

With the increasing incidence rate of thyroid cancer in Metro Cebu, the Eduardo J. Aboitiz Cancer Center (EJACC) of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) urged the public to undergo early screening and prevention measures to fight the disease. “Thyroid cancer is high on prognosis. It is preventable through various screening methods, such as physical examination and ultrasound of the neck, as well as some prevention measures, including regular exercise and

AFCEA NOVA Celebrates its 31st Annual Valentine’s Ball

Tysons Corner, VA – January 19, 2012 – AFCEA NOVA, the largest chapter in the AFCEA International family, today announced that its upcoming 31st Annual Valentine’s Ball is close to sold out. The event, scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2012, at the newly renovated Hilton McLean in Tysons Corner, has long been considered one of the premiere social events within the Washington metropolitan community, and this year is no exception. “We’re

Interstate Container to Exhibit GREENCOAT® Wax-Replacement Boxes at Internationa …

During the International Poultry Expo 2012 , Interstate Container manufacturing plants in Cambridge, MD and Columbia, SC will showcase GREENCOAT® wax-free corrugated packaging for the transport of fresh, frozen and other poultry products at Booth # 5069. The annual event will take place from January 24 – 26, 2012 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Poultry processors and packers can gather information about environmentally-friendly GREENCOAT® boxes at the

Masterpak Geomembrane Lining to Preserve Water in Large Lebanese Irrigation Lake

Masterpak’s highly-trained professional team installed geomembrane lining at large irrigation lake in Qattara, Jbeil, Lebanon. Masterpak’s highly-trained professional team installed geomembrane lining at irrigation lake in Qattara, Jbeil, Lebanon. The polyethylene (PE) film manufacturer’s team successfully completed the large project in less than one week, working under unfavorable weather conditions. The artificial lake, belonging to Saint Artemius (a.k.a. Mar Challita) monastery, has a large capacity to hold water.

Long Island Center for Nonprofit Leadership Appoints Arthur Brian Leander as Ass …

The Long Island Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University has appointed A. Brian Leander as assistant director. Brian Leander was formerly the senior planning consultant with the Institute for Organizational Leadership (IOL), a nonprofit educational institution based in Jasper, Georgia. At IOL, he delivered strategic planning, leadership development, and organizational development for nonprofit organizations. Mr. Leander has 20 years of proven leadership in executive coaching, leadership, and organizational development,

Two Rookie Teams Set to Compete In 2012 Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Comp …

STONY BROOK, New York, January 7, 2012 — At the kickoff for the 2012 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) at Stony Brook University’s Javits Center, Ginny Greco, FRC Director, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), announced that two rookie teams will compete in the Long Island Regional FRC this year: North Shore High School Team #3950 and Central Islip High School Team

LI FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off to a Great Start

Plainedge High School attended this year’s kickoff for the 2012 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, sponsored by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and Stony Brook University. They gathered with more than 40 participating Long Island high schools on Saturday, January 7 at Stony Brook University’s Jacob Javits Center for a presentation and simulcast broadcast from New Hampshire. After the presentation, each team

WCBS 2 Meteorologist Elise Finch To Be Honored At Boys And Girls Club Of Mount V …

Mount Vernon, New York-native and CBS 2 (WCBS Channel 2) television meteorologist Elise Finch will be honored with the “Denzel Community Service Award” at the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon’s 100th Anniversary Gala at the Rye Town Hilton (Rye Brook, Westchester County, New York) on Saturday night, March 24, 2012. The award-winning actor Denzel Washington will make the presentation. Washington, the host for the benefit, is

Creative FX’s banner of support for Friends of Griffins

London-based signage company Creative FX, has helped the launch of a new local children’s charity, Friends of Griffins. Friends of Griffins was set up in November by a group of volunteers, to provide support and raise money for the Griffins Centre, a specialist centre in Orpington for children with hearing or visual impairments. Creative FX donated its services free of charge to the charity, designing a new logo and producing car

Fallen Warrior Foundation Launched To Benefit Military Families

Surviving spouses and children of our fallen hero's will be provided with counseling, financial aid, and educational assistance. January 8, 2012- The Fallen Warrior Foundation recently launched in an effort to provide yet more support for the surviving spouses and children of our fallen war heroes. Often times, these families slip through the cracks of the system and get little support in regard to crisis counseling, educational support for their children,

“Tunes For A Cure” Night To Benefit Diabetes Research And Local Financial Aid Fo …

Saturday, January 21, 2012, from 3pm – 9pm, the F.A.C.T Foundation will be holding a “Tunes For A Cure” Night that will benefit Diabetes research and financial help to local individuals who are underinsured or un-insured that need financial assistance paying for their diabetic supplies. “We are very excited about this event,” says Foundation Founder William Sisca, who was diagnosed with Type-1 Diabetes at the age of 13. “Not only do

Five Training Tips For 2012

ARLINGTON, VA – January 10, 2012 – The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions, the global leader of talent transformation dedicated to providing workplace learning for government organizations, has released a list of five training tips for 2012 for government training and development organizations: 1. Make telework training for supervisors and teleworkers a priority. 2. Confirm training is included in your disaster preparedness plan. 3. Invigorate your leadership development training. 4. Review

Sweet Leaf® Tea Gives Back With Donation To Big Brothers Big Sisters

Beverage Brand Supports Families And Children With Donation of Computers AUSTIN (January 5, 2012) – The Sweet Leaf Tea Company is proud to announce a donation of 40 laptops and desktop computers to the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. These donated items will be distributed amongst families and children in need throughout central Texas beginning in January 2012. One of the main goals of the Big Brothers Big Sisters

GREENCOAT® Boxes at SE Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference 2012

December 30, 2011 – Interstate Container will exhibit wax-free GREENCOAT® corrugated packaging at Booth # 226 & 228 during Southeast (SE) Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference 2012. The annual event will take place from January 5 – 8, 2012 in Savannah, GA. Visitors of Interstate Container booth can gather information about GREENCOAT® sustainable boxes for packing fresh produce, as well as meet with representatives Frank Bridges, National Produce Account Manager, Jeff

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. Presents FIRST LEGO League Qua …

Due to the overwhelming growth of FIRST (For Inspiration in and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) on Long Island, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) will hold two qualifying tournaments leading to the FLL Championship Tournament. Qualifiers will take place January 28-29, 2012 at Berner Middle School, 50 Carman Mill Road, Massapequa. Teams check in at 8 a.m., and competition begins at 9 a.m. both days. On

New Support Groups Beginning January 22 at First Baptist Lafayette (LA)

First Baptist Lafayette is offering four support groups beginning January 22. GriefShare is for those who are grieving the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. In small group discussions participants interact with others who have experienced a recent loss, and learn from their experiences. Each session includes a video with dramatic reenactments about living with grief, real-life stories from people who have experienced losses, or encouragement from experts

IBEF: Welcome to the India Adda, January 25-29, 2012, Davos

The ‘Adda’ is the quintessential Indian hangout intricately woven into the country’s social fabric. It is here that ideas are discussed and debated. An Adda doesn’t need a date, time or venue. All it requires are people who are willing to share each other’s company and bask in the warmth of shared ideas. India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) brought the warmth of India to Davos by way of the India

GPS Tracking Devices in Clothing Donation Bins Lead to Arrests

(Bay Shore, New York) — Breast Cancer Help, Inc. has announced that two clothing donation bins that were reported stolen have been recovered. Both bins were equipped with a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) tracking device that enabled officers from the Suffolk County Police Department to locate the bins and arrest two men in connection with stealing the bins and selling the collected clothing for their own personal financial gain. On December

Apeejay Stya University organizes National Education Conclave-2011

December 23, 2011, New Delhi: Apeejay Stya University, Gurgaon, India's first Liberal Arts University organized the “National Education Conclave 2011” at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi on December 22, 2011. The theme of the conclave was "Liberal Arts Education: Creating Thinkers for the 21st Century". The Conclave witnessed participation of more than 50 school Principals and counselors from across Delhi and NCR region. The Speaker Panel comprised Mr. Aditya

Sassy Scrubs Supports Our Troops with Donations of Scrubs

December 22, 2011 - Penn Yan, NY - - Sassy Scrubs, a custom medical uniforms manufacturer and e-tailer from Upstate New York, was asked to participate in a vitally important project to support America’s men and women in the Armed Forces. Karen Grimord, from the Landsthuhl Hospital Care Project, contacted Sassy Scrubs about providing a donation of scrubs for military medical personnel deployed to combat support hospitals. When medics on offers charity supporters a new and unique way to give back

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2011 -- Union City, NJ, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 launched a unique donation program that gives charity supporters a new way to give back to their favorite charity. More specifically, helps build charity revenue base by generating income whenever their supporters order flowers, gifts, floral arrangements, baskets, and other items from With Thanksgiving this month and Christmas holidays, and have

Pasadena Starbucks Partners with Hillsides, a Children’s Charity

(Pasadena, CA)— The amount of support Hillsides, a Pasadena foster care children’s charity, receives from the community at this time of year is a tremendous help in creating a memorable holiday season for all those the charity serves. To start off the holiday season, Starbucks stores in Pasadena, La Canada, Sierra Madre, La Crescenta, Los Feliz, Eagle Rock, Glendale and Sunland have found a way to reach customers and appeal

Renowned Artist Phoebe Beasley Leaves Imprint on Hillsides Foster Care Children

(PASADENA, CA)--Renowned artist Phoebe Beasley visited Hillsides’ campus to share with guests her experience teaching a two-hour workshop to vulnerable children, who are in foster care or suffer from severe emotional challenges. “Phoebe is someone who has come to Hillsides as a volunteer. She helped our children see beyond this particular, intense time in their lives—away from family, away from things that are familiar,” said Joseph M. Costa. He told guests

Santa and Donors Fulfill Holiday Wishes for Hillsides Children and Families

(PASADENA, CA)—With help from Santa Clause and donors, Hillsides, a Pasadena children’s charity, hosted its annual Hillsides Christmas for children living at its campus prior to some of them going on home visits for the holidays. Bringing holiday cheer throughout the campus, Santa Claus and his elves made an early visit to children living at the residential treatment facility. “The holidays are really special times for the children living at

GeoComm Selected by the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments to complete …

St. Cloud, MN: Earlier this week GeoComm initiated a comprehensive study reviewing current 9-1-1 operations and systems to assess the feasibility for self-managing the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) Regional 9-1-1 System maintenance and network administration. The ACOG Regional 9-1-1 System consists of 20 public safety answering points in Central Oklahoma serving a population of more than a million people. The project will assess current 9-1-1

Gary Lang To Donate $10 per Test Drive to The Salvation Army

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2011 McHenry, Illinois...Gary Lang Auto Group is donating $10 for every test drive this holiday season to the Salvation Army. "I've always felt it's important to give back to the community that has helped make our business successful," stated Gary Lang, President of the Gary Lang Auto Group. The donation will go to the local Salvation Army Corp based in Crystal Lake. The Crystal Lake Corp provides services

MISB Bocconi, a new international business school, is launched in Mumbai

Mumbai International School of Business Bocconi is the new school born from the partnership between Università Bocconi and Ultimate Knowledge System, which represents a group of Indian entrepreneurs. In the summer 2012 will begin the first postgraduate program Università Bocconi, through SDA Bocconi School of Management, strengthens its presence in India through an alliance with Ultimate Knowledge System, which gathers together a group of Indian entrepreneurs, to launch MISB Bocconi,

High Bluff Academy Implements Outreach Program to Benefit the World Community Wi …

San Diego, Calif. - (December 14, 2011) — High Bluff Academy, the North County college preparatory school specializing in SAT and ACT test preparation, is implementing a community outreach program to teach students how to use social media to benefit the world community and support philanthropic organizations, such as The Project for Sudan. The “High Bluff Outreach” student service organization is an extension of the schools “Marketing for Nonprofits”

World Affairs Columnist Frida Ghitis to Speak in Sarasota, Florida, on Israel's …

SARASOTA, FL – Frida Ghitis, world affairs consultant and columnist with Miami Herald, World Politics Review and others, will speak on “Israel’s Looming Global Changes, Risk and Opportunity” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, at Michael’s on East, 1212 South East Avenue in Sarasota. “A Discussion with Frida Ghitis” is presented by the Sarasota-Manatee Friends of American Friends of Magen David Adom, Israel’s national emergency disaster, ambulance and blood bank

Take Home a Cat from Save-A-Pet This Holiday Season

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — This holiday season, Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. is asking animal lovers to give a homeless cat the gift of life. Save-A-Pet is offering cats for adoption during the month of December for a reduced adoption fee. Each week, Save-A-Pet is offering its cats for adoption from its “Whisker Wonderland,” with an emphasis on different cats each week. The schedule is as follows: ●

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