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Step into the festive season in a classy Sakhi creation

Sakhi’s Collection The new collection has a touch of glamour added by this season’s most preferred fabric called Shimmer Georgette. Chandra has created numerous interesting and unique colour palettes, both for day wear and glamorous evening wear. The day wear has the plain matt side featuring Banaras Brocade detailing, and the same saree can be worn with the Shimmer side for a glamorous occasion. These designer sarees are accompanied

Inaugural 2011 K. Dun Gifford Journalism Award Celebrates Mediterranean Diet

BOSTON, 2011—Oldways announces a new journalism award, named in honor of the late K. Dun Gifford, founder of the non-profit well known for creating the Whole Grain Stamp and the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. The Annual K. Dun Gifford Journalism Award will recognize and honor the important role of communications in changing the way people eat. The K. Dun Gifford Journalism Award will go to the best national or local food and

Women’s Adventure Race Honors September 11 Anniversary With Proceeds

WHAT: Calling all gutsy girls! This September, Terra Firma Racing will host a beginner-friendly, women only adventure race in Austin, TX. The Women’s Race consists of two-person teams running, splashing and laughing their way through an obstacle course while they race for approximately one-hour to the finish line. Women can also put their creative skills to use in the best costume contest and best watercraft contest! The Women’s Race will

NY Heroes Program Hosts “Remembering 9/11” Fundraiser to Benefit NYC PBA Widows’ …

On September 7, NY Heroes Program will host a “Remembering 9/11” fundraiser to benefit the New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association Widows’ and Children’s Fund. The event will be held from 6-11 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1112 Deer Park Avenue in Babylon. The event raises awareness of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks at the World Trade Center, in which approximately 3,000 people — including first responders and

The Bra Recyclers and Bell Socialization Services, Inc. Partner to Provide Suppo …

Phoenix, AZ; York, PA (August 25, 2011) – The Bra Recyclers, a textile recycling company based in Gilbert, Arizona, has joined forces with Bell Socialization Services, Inc. to help provide encouragement for homeless women through recycled bras. The partnership will offer women in transition the opportunity to receive gently used recycled bras, while empowering and improving quality of life for homeless women served by Bell Socialization

Adelphi University Elects New Board Officers

GARDEN CITY, NY, August 2011—Adelphi University has elected Robert B. Willumstad ’05 (Hon.), co-founder and partner at Brysam Global Partners, as the new chairman of the Board of Trustees, succeeding Thomas F. Motamed ’71, for the 2011-2012 term. Helene R. Sullivan ’79, formerly the chief financial officer at Save the Children, was named vice-chair. Frank Angello ’77, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Lighthouse International, became secretary of

The 2nd Juice, Nectar & Soft Drinks Summit 2011 will take place on the 7th – 8th …

Turkey is one of the largest trading hubs in the Middle East & Southern Europe. The local host for the Summit is the Turkish Fruit Juice Industry Association (MEYED) with international support from the European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN), International Federation of Fruit Juice Producers (IFU), China Chamber of Juice of CFNA, Arab Beverages Association (ABA), Brazilian Association of Citrus Exporters (CitrusBR) and Russian Juice Producers Association (RSPS) 2. The

It’s Cat-Palooza Week at Save-A-Pet

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) —Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center is having “Cat-Palooza,” a weeklong cat adoption event which is being held from August 22 to August 28. Due to an overwhelming need for these adult cats to be found in a forever home, Save-A-Pet is offering cats for adoption free of charge. All cats are tested for Feline Leukemia Virus and the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. All potential adoptees must

RAFI conducts internal brand cascades

The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) conducted the internal brand cascades in eight batches attended by all team leaders and team members from the five focus areas and support teams. The sessions ran from February to April 2011 and facilitated by the RAFI Brand Management Team headed by Chief Operating Officer Dominica Chua; Human Resources Officer Jeanette Zulueta; and Communications Officer Haidee Emmie Palapar. Carol Ballesteros and Trixie Ylaya of

IASP Offers a World Suicide Prevention Day Toolkit

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-sponsor World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) every year on September 10th. IASP has prepared a World Suicide Prevention Day 2011 Toolkit that offers users easy access to World Suicide Prevention Day resources and related Web sites. The toolkit - a PDF document – includes links to: the official WSPD brochure “Preventing Suicide in Multicultural Societies,” the theme of this

TiE Detroit Fosters Entrepreneurship among youth through launch of TiE Young Ent …

August 18, 2011 – TiE Detroit, the Detroit Chapter of the global not-for-profit organization TiE – Talent, Ideas, Enterprise, has launched a new program to further its mission of fostering entrepreneurship through hands-on mentoring. The new program titled TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) targets a very motivated population segment of high school students by teaching them the basics of entrepreneurship though an intensive mentoring program. Seema Chaturvedi, co-founder and

ESI International Seminar for Program Managers

New Delhi, 18th Aug 2011: ESI International, the world's leading project management learning company, will be holding a dinner seminar to help global program mangers develop competencies required for individual, team and organizational performances. The seminar will be held on August 19, 2011 at Taj palace, New Delhi from 7 pm onwards. J LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, Executive Vice-President, Product Strategy & Management, ESI International, an internationally known project management expert

IASP Offers World Suicide Prevention Day Banners in Over 40 Languages

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-sponsor World Suicide Prevention Day every year on September 10th. The IASP has prepared World Suicide Prevention Day banners in over 40 languages so that bloggers and writers can help increase suicide prevention awareness locally and worldwide by writing about suicide and suicide prevention in their native languages. Individuals and companies can use the banners on their Web

Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Presents Public Input Session for National A …

On August 24, Alzheimer’s Association Long Island will hold a public input session to solicit views, comments and perspectives from stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s community to assist in the development of a successful National Alzheimer’s Plan. The recommendations and comments expressed during these input sessions, taking place across the country in August, will be collected and shared this fall with officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,

AMA Survey Participants Say Telework Enhancement Act Has Not Changed Training Pr …

ARLINGTON, VA – August 17, 2011 – Government professionals responding to a recent informal survey from American Management Association (AMA) said that the Telework Enhancement Act has not impacted their training priorities (88.7%): leadership development is still the top priority for both FY11 and FY12. A solid majority, 86.8%, said they have not built in increased training to accommodate the Telework Enhancement Act for their FY12 budget. While only

Ohio Association Management Company Opens Its Doors

We are proud to announce the opening of a new association management company, Greydan Communications. Greydan Communications is a full service management firm specializing in association management, communications and event planning. With 18 years of association management experience, Greydan Communications is prepared to serve, consult and provide the administrative needs of trade associations, societies, charities, corporations and foundations. Located in Columbus, Ohio, Greydan is able to serve both Ohio based

Cebu City, RAFI break ground for Bajau community project

After more than five years of living in wooden houses built on bamboo stilts, the Bajaus in Puntod, Alaska Mambaling, Cebu City will soon reside in concrete, socialized houses through the Bajau Integrated Area Development Project (BIAD-P), a partnership project of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), Cebu City Government, University of San Carlos-College of Architecture and Fine Arts, Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and partners from Kortrijk,

Virginia Charity Auction Planners Have Opportunity to Learn Latest in Auction Te …

(Alexandria, VA) – The 21st Annual Educational Conference of the Meeting Professionals International Virginia Chapter (VAMPI) will include a session by benefit auctioneer Sherry Truhlar. Truhlar will use her more than five year’s experience with auction galas to lead attendees through a maze of technology available for charity auctions. VAMPI’s 2011 annual education conference promises that attendees will learn how to leverage generation gaps and gender differences for personal growth


Ladies of The Buckingham senior living community recently attended the Houston Alumnae Panhellenic Foundation luncheon, held annually to help raise scholarship funds for Harris County girls attending colleges and universities. The Buckingham resident Lyn Flynt was a founding trustee and the first president of the foundation. To date, the foundation has raised more than $1.5 million to help girls continue their college education. “Our residents are some of

Arizona's 12th Annual Walk for Down Syndrome Scheduled for Sat., Sept. 10

Outstanding Citizen with Down Syndrome and Outstanding Community Service Awards given during event TEMPE, Ariz. – Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona will host its 12th annual Walk for Down Syndrome on Sat., Sept. 10 at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Formerly known as the Buddy Walk, the Walk for Down Syndrome is the primary fundraiser for the non-profit group, with funds raised to provide parental support programs at no cost to families of children with

Walking With Anthony Gives Spinal Chord Injury Victims Hope

Los Angeles, CA. (August 9, 2011) – Walking with Anthony, a non-profit organization raising awareness of the impact of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), is on a mission to debunk the myth that victims of this injury have little to no chance of walking again. Something that can happen in a split second, the recovery from SCI takes years and is extremely expensive for anyone to afford, leaving most who suffer

Grant Thornton LLP Admitted Shawn Stewart as a New Partner to the Firm’s Los Ang …

LOS ANGELES, August 5, 2011—Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax, and advisory organizations, admitted Shawn Stewart CPA, CRP, CISA, PMP as a new partner of the firm’s Business Advisory Services Practice in the Los Angeles Office, effective August 1, 2011. “I am excited to take on a greater role with Grant Thornton,” said Mr. Stewart. “Grant

Last Chance for Walkers to Register for 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Association Long Island is reminding all walkers to register for the2011 Walk to End Alzheimer’s/Oktoberfest, if they have not already done so. The walk will take place September 10 at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage. This is a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) walk and will be held rain or shine. Although participants can register individually, team registration is crucial for the organization to reach its goal this

Hope’s Door to Commemorate 25 Years of Service with “Celebrate Hope” Anniversary …

Funds Benefit Nonprofit Helping Families Transition from Hurt to Hope during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Dallas, Texas) Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 – Hope’s Door, a charitable organization that has supported domestic violence survivors for more than 25 years, is celebrating its anniversary with a fun fete on Saturday, October 22. The event, “Reach for the Stars, Celebrate Hope,” will take place at the famous Frontiers of Flight Museum at Dallas’s Love

Mindless Behavior Selects the “Ultimate Mindless Dancers” from Boys & Girls Club …

Denver, CO – (July 29, 2011) – CauseBeats, a Denver-based not-for-profit organization that develops and manages cause campaigns for popular recording artists, today announced the finalists and winner of its first national online video dance contest with MTV “Artist to Look Out For” Mindless Behavior, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, called “Just Dance, Just Give.” The online search for Denver’s “Ultimate Mindless Dancer” was open to Boys & Girls

Riderwood Lions Club in Silver Spring, MD, Kicks-Off Stamps for the Wounded Proj …

SILVER SPRING, MD (August 2, 1011) -- The Riderwood Lions Club has kicked-off Stamps for the Wounded, a month-long August project to collect postage stamps from the retirement campus’ nearly 3,000 residents. The stamps will provide hospitalized veterans in more than 130 Veterans Administration facilities across the nation with the supplies needed to engage them in stamp collecting related therapy. The veterans being helped were injured in wars ranging from


Chicago, IL. Aug. 1, 2011 –The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) honored 101 Chicago companies that set the bar for innovation and consideration when it comes to human resources initiatives. This year’s winning companies were honored today at “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” annual awards competition. Of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies honored, 11 Elite Winners were named. These Chicago companies represent the

NLPA Helps Get New Trial for Defendant Serving Life Sentence

With NLPA’s research assistance, Attorney Charles A. Murray of Naples, Florida was able to obtain a new trial for a client serving a life sentence with no possibility of parole. Cincinnati, Ohio. July 29, 2011. NLPA provided Attorney Murray with research and arguments to convince the Seventh Circuit Court of Putnam County Florida that his client, Jesus Modesto Rios, received ineffective assistance of trial counsel in violation of his Sixth

Lakes: victims of urbanization in the city

Bangalore, July 31, 2011: Today, the people of the city under the unique campaign Wake the Lake witnessed the “Lake – a – Thon” which was graced upon by the leading corporate, celebrities, environmentalists and the neighborhood in Kaikondanhalli lake Sarjapur road. The “Wake the Lake” is campaign initiated by United Way Bengaluru (UWBe), an affiliate of United Way Worldwide to protect the withering lakes in the city. The

MEDIA ADVISORY 7/31 Save-A-Pet Kicks Off 6th Annual Ruff Riders Rally

Who: Save-a-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center Motorcycle riders and dog lovers What: Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center will join motorcycle riders and fellow dog lovers at the 6th Annual Save-a-Pet Ruff Riders Rally. This event raises money for the care of rescued animals. The motorcycle rally starts at Brookhaven Amphitheater at Bald Hill in Farmingville Sends Troops a Taste of Wisconsin with Operation Gratitude Don …

MADISON, WISCONSIN (7/25/11) – owner Linda Remechatis is proud to offer a selection of gifts designed for shipment to military bases in her online gourmet food and gift store, but this summer, she wants to do more to support American troops. “As our day-to-day lives continue here in the United States, it is easy to forget that young men and women are serving in harms way. I feel it is

Book Marketing Announcements: The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of July 25, 2 …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson of, founders of Book Marketing, announced today The Authors Show radio and TV weekly broadcast schedule. Book Marketing, branded as 'The Authors Marketing Powerhouse', allows authors and publishers the opportunity to upload photos, bios, book covers, video and book trailers. The site also offers discussion forums, segmented special interest groups and allows for event listings. Each author can develop

Offender Solutions® Inc. Releases New Underage Drinking/Minor in Possession of A …

Offender Solutions® Inc. Releases New Underage Drinking/Minor in Possession of Alcohol program. Offender Solutions® Inc. is a nationwide leader in providing evidence based courses to both Juvenile and Adult Offenders. Offender Solutions® has recently released a their latest program which is designed for youth engaged in underage consumption of alcohol or those charged with minor in possession of alcohol. Offender Solutions® programs are appropriate for those that have

Eagle’s Trace Hires Phil Shockley as Associate Executive Director

HOUSTON, TX—Eagle’s Trace, an Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Philip Shockley as its new Associate Executive Director and Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Mr. Shockley comes to Eagle’s Trace from Brooksby Village, a sister Erickson Living community located in Peabody, Massachusetts, where he held the position of Administrator of Extended Care at Renaissance Gardens since February 2009. Previously, Mr. Shockley served as an Administrator in Training from November

Government Organizations Pursuing Global Leadership Programs

ARLINGTON, VA – July 21, 2011 – Government organizations are pursuing global leadership development programs, with significant focus on managing change as a priority competency, according to a recent study conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) in collaboration with the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and Training magazine. Lagging slightly behind their corporate counterparts, 22.3% of government respondents report their organization has a global leadership program in place, compared

The Andrew Goodman Foundation Announces Recipients of 2011 Hidden Heroes Awards

The Andrew Goodman Foundation ( is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Hidden Heroes Awards. The winners are: Deborah Bial, President and Founder, Posse Foundation Yusuf Burgess, Family Intervention Specialist, Green Tech High Charter School Susan Retik, President and Co-Founder, Beyond the 11th The Rev. Nicholas S. Richards, President, The Abyssinian Fund Mayor David Dinkins will also accept a Lifetime Achievement award at the Hidden Heroes event. The recipients will be honored at a ceremony, hosted

Central Veterinary Associates Urges Bird Owners to Take Precautions in Protectin …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — With the peak mosquito season underway, Central Veterinary Associates is asking bird owners to protect their pets against West Nile Virus (WNV) as best as possible after a mosquito pool tested positive for the virus this month. The New York State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) announced that it is peak mosquito season, which runs until October 31. On July 6, the agency reported that

Northport Resident and Harborfields H.S. Physical Education Teacher Bryan Procto …

Ronkonkoma, NY (July 15, 2011) — Alzheimer’s Association Long Island has announced that Bryan Proctor, a Northport resident and a physical education teacher at Harborfields High School, will lead a team of swimmers in the 8th Annual Distant Memories Swim on Thursday, July 28, in order to draw attention to this devastating disease that impacts over 60,000 families here on Long Island. Opening ceremonies are expected to begin promptly at

Student Tutorial Site Launches Unique Tutorial System

Miyami, Florida (FPRC) july 15, 2011 - today launched its unique tutorial service that allows students to ask specific questions and tutors to post answers or solutions to those questions in return for a fee. The exclusive facility lets students who are faced with a problem to seek a large knowledge community, stating the time frame in which they require the answer and how much they are willing to

5th Golf Charity of the INITIATIVE DO IT e.V. achieved historic record donations

36,000 euros net proceeds and the best atmosphere with glorious weather conditions Planegg, July 12th, 2011 Donations of historical record - at the 5th Golf Charity of the INITIATIVE DO IT e.V. 36,000 euros net proceeds in favor of weak and people in need could be achieved. For the fifth time the INITIATIVE DO IT e.V. invited to the annual golf charity in the picturesque golf club Olching which took place under the

ASTM International partners with Scope for enhancing the findability of its Digi …

Scope eKnowledge Center (Scope), a leading content enhancement and knowledge services provider, has been selected by ASTM International, the globally recognized leader in international standards development, for its subject matter expert (SME)-curated knowledge mining and indexing services. Under the agreement, Scope will be developing a domain-specific, multi-level taxonomy for the vast array of content within ASTM’s Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL). With over 1,400 ebooks, 60,000 articles and chapters, and

The Organic Hound Co. Announces USDA Organic Certification on all Their Organic …

The Organic Hound Co. has always used USDA certified organic ingredients to make their organic dog treats, but by going through the organic certification process themselves, the company has validated their dog treats and their processes to pet parents who embrace the organic lifestyle for their dog. Now, all three Organic Hound Co. dog treat flavors – which include Organic Beef Heart, Organic Pumpkin Ginger, and Organic Peanut Butter

Lorraine Pace Welcomes 3-D Breast Imaging Technology to Long Island

(Bay Shore, New York) — Lorraine Pace, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says she welcomes the latest breast cancer imaging technology to Long Island and urges all women to take advantage of this technological development and go for early detection. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new imaging device from Hologic which uses a process called tomosynthesis, in which 15 X-ray images of the breast are taken in one

Paintings by Czech children will go to Mozambique

The Helping Africa Charity Drive, which is being organized by the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park and the Community Development Program, is mainly providing the collection of material gifts for the residents of Africa. One of the sponsors, the Elementary school Brigádníků in Prague, has decided to express its solidarity in another way. The school management has sent the African children 51 paintings, which were painted by Czech students. After the summer vacations

Breast Cancer Help, Inc., in Partnership with Order Sons of Italy in America, Ho …

(Bay Shore, New York) — On July 31, Breast Cancer Help, Inc. and Order Sons of Italy in America Grand Lodge of New York will host a Lawn Party on the Bay Cancer Charity Extravaganza from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00p.m. It will be held at 164 West Secatogue Lane in West Islip. There will be food, beverages and music, courtesy of Piccolo Ristorante of Bellmore and Carle Place. Raffles will be

Wish Upon A Wedding - North Carolina Launch Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Health issues shouldn’t get in the way of someone’s dream to marry his or her best friend. That’s why Wish Upon A Wedding is expanding to the Tar Heel State and launching the state’s first chapter in Chapel Hill. On September 27th at 6:00pm, all are welcome to attend the chapter’s launch party at Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery. Professionals within the local wedding and event

One Concierge Signs Commercial Contract with ACG World

One Concierge, a luxury lifestyle and global concierge solution provider, announced today that the company has signed a preferred partner agreement with ACG World (, an exclusive luxury lifestyle and private aviation club. One Concierge’s service offerings such as private jet charters are often implemented by the use of preferred partnerships strategically located around the world. As One Concierge’s network of partnerships and affiliates continues to grow, this

Thomas J. Ward, Jr. ’93 Receives Honor from Massapequa Federation of Teachers

GARDEN CITY, NY, July 2011—Executive Director of Adelphi University’s Center for Career Development Thomas J. Ward, Jr. ’93 received the Massapequa Federation of Teachers’ Friend of Education Award. Mr. Ward was chosen based on the recommendation of M.F.T. members due to his love of learning and commitment to improving education and increasing its relevance for students. The Massapequa Federation of Teachers, a union comprised of teachers and secretaries, hosts an

KSOU Offering New Light in the Path of Distance Education

KSOU the center of excellence in offering distance education has raised a step further in the field of education. In addition, to imparting knowledge to students through the mode of distance learning, the university has also become the face of distance education in the country. In recent news, Bangalore University commonly referred to as BU has followed the path of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in promoting technical education through

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. Hosts 2nd Annual Fred Breithut …

Kings Park, NY — School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), is announcing that The Fred Breithut Memorial Golf Outing will be held on Thursday, July 28 at Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club in Hauppauge. The golf outing is being named in honor of Fred Breithut, Founder and Chairman, SBPLI, who passed away on April 26, 2010. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start to

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