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RESIDENTS OF THE BUCKINGHAM HELP RAISE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS FOR LOCAL GIRLS

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’S 101 BEST AND BRIGHTEST ‘ELITE WINNERS’ ANNOUNCED TODAY

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

Wisconsinmade.com Sends Troops a Taste of Wisconsin with Operation Gratitude Don …

MADISON, WISCONSIN (7/25/11) –Wisconsinmade.com 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 eBroadcastMedia.com, 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 (andrewgoodman.org) 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 - Studenttuts.com 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 (http://www.acgworld.com), 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

World Marbles Championship Is Open To Players From All Countries

Only two weeks are remaining to the 8th World Marbles Championship which will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, in July, 23th. People from all countries have the last chance to enroll on the Championship. "We are aware there are many countries all over the world where are marbles played. We would like to invite all players to come to the Czech Republic and compete in the World Marbles Championship," says

INDEVCO Executives to Speak at EuroPack Summit 2011

(Ajaltoun, Lebanon) 1 July 2011 – During EuroPack Summit 2011, executives from INDEVCO Paper Containers will present the masterclass, "Best Practices for Outsourcing from Emerging Middle Eastern Markets", to food and beverage packaging buyers from across Europe. Marwan Diab, Unipak General Manager, and Pierre Akl, INDEVCO Paper Containers Area General Manager, will represent INDEVCO Group, at the annual food and beverage packaging innovation summit. EuroPack Summit 2011 will take place from

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. Supports NYS Attorney General's Actions to Close Coalit …

(Bay Shore, New York) — Lorraine Pace, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says she supports New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's actions to shut down the Coalition Against Breast Cancer and that organizations such as those which raise money under false pretenses do not represent legitimate breast cancer organizations. On June 28, the New York State Attorney General's office filed a lawsuit against Coalition Against Breast Cancer, an organization based

Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea: Nigerian Navy Chief of Staff to Discuss …

London & Hamburg - To address the increased attention on the Gulf of Guinea as an area of concern for piracy and maritime threats, the Nigerian Navy's Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral O. S Ibrahim, will be discussing their strategic plans to increase maritime security at Defence IQ's Offshore Patrol Vessels conference. (offshorepatrolvessels.com) According to the programme, the Vice Admiral will provide an overview of the 5-10 year policy,

‘Emotional Intelligence as a Key to Effective Government Leadership’ Proves a Ho …

ARLINGTON, VA – June 28, 2011 - The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions, the global leader of talent transformation dedicated to providing workplace learning for government organizations, had standing room only at its educational session at the recent ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) International Conference in Orlando, Florida. ASTD is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals; their recent conference was attended

Protecting privacy on the Internet: naiin can draw on the expertise of Reputeer

Berlin / Ulm, Germany – A reputation in the time of web 2.0 can quickly be damaged: just a few quick clicks of a mouse, and personal information, photos or comments are accessible on the Internet. And third parties often put unsolicited personal information on the Internet, too. "no abuse in internet" (naiin) has promoted responsible conduct with personal data on the Internet for over ten years and gets

Heat Shrink Tape, Insulation Tape, Medium Voltage Insulation Tape, Protection Vo …

Yamuna power offers the Heat Shrink Tape with various features such as Reduces bus bar clearance requirements, Protects against accidental flash over, Halogen free, Shrink at Temperature: 120o C, Anti-track and many more. The heat shrink tape to mend holes and attach cables. This is called the heat shrink cable because it shrinks after heat is applied to it. the tape is based on the compressive principle so that it

UTZ CERTIFIED becomes a member of the 4C Association

Amsterdam, June 23 – Today, UTZ CERTIFIED joined the 4C Association. UTZ CERTIFIED and the 4C Association made the news public on the occasion of the SCAE conference in Maastricht. This step follows the announcement by the 4C Association in March to further strengthen its pre-competitive platform function and actively promote all sustainability standards in the market. Both organizations see collaboration within the coffee sector as necessary to getting a

R.O.C. (Taiwan) President presides over 2011 national security drill

By Meg Chang Taiwan’s first exercise combining multiple natural disasters with a military crisis successfully wrapped up June 21, the National Security Council said. Presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou, the one-day exercise began with a scenario in which northern Taiwan was hard hit by super typhoon Haishen and suffered damages more severe than those inflicted by Typhoon Morakot, which ravaged southern Taiwan in 2009. “This exercise provided an opportunity

The Incentive Research Foundation Announces Fall Programming at The Motivation S …

Chicago and St. Louis (June 21, 2011) – The Incentive Research Foundation has announced they will again partner with The Motivation Show to provide a forum for the IRF to share relevant, actionable research that addresses the ever-changing role of incentive and recognition use within top organizations. The Motivation Show meets Tues., Oct. 4 through Thurs., Oct. 6 in Chicago’s McCormick West. “As the key resource for independent, timely research on

New School Enterprise Challenge Launched by International Development Charity

New School Enterprise Challenge Launched by International Development Charity 14th June 2011 A new enterprise competition aimed at schools from all over the developing world has been launched this month by UK-based international development charity, Teach A Man To Fish. The School Enterprise Challenge asks schools to establish their own sustainable, profit-making enterprises that will generate income and act as a learning resource for years to come. Schools have until June 30th

Stayinfront Introduces Mobile Consumer Goods CRM

FAIRFIELD, NJ (JUNE 10, 2011) – StayinFront, Inc., a leading global provider of customer relationship management systems and mobile sales force effectiveness tools, today unveiled StayinFront TouchCG™, a revolutionary on-demand field force system with consumer goods-specific functionality available on Android™ and iPhone® and iPad® mobile digital device platforms. The system is being introduced at the Consumer Goods Technology Sales and Marketing Summit in New York City. StayinFront TouchCG is the

Apriso to Speak on Bridging the Gap between Manufacturing and Engineering at Pla …

Presentation will demonstrate how standardized, end-to-end business processes can establish a loop from engineering to manufacturing, enabling more streamlined, agile operations Who: Jordan Berkley, Director of MES Product Management at Apriso, will present to PlanetPTC Live attendees an innovative strategy for effectively delivering design intent to the shop floor and then capturing and utilizing as-built manufacturing data for continuous design and process improvement. What: Attend this presentation to learn how a

INITIATIVE DO IT Golf Charity Countdown is on

Putt for disadvantaged people and people in need Planegg, June 7th, 2011 The countdown to the INITIATIVE DO IT Charity Golf is running. Only four weeks left before the tee-off of the 5th edition on saturday, July 9th 2011. Again the venue for the Charity Golf event, under the auspices of the Bavarian State Minister for Finance, George Fahrenschon, is the picturesque location of the Golf Club Olching. The initiators Ottmar Flach, President

Long Island Game Farm Hosts Girl Scout Day on June 11

Manorville, New York — The Long Island Game Farm is hosting its annual Girl Scout Day for the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County on June 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a rain-or-shine event. There will be tables set up for visitors to learn more about the Girl Scouts, and sponsorship opportunities for Operation:Cookie, which sends Girl Scout cookies to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, and

The “Helping Africa” drive by the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park was supported by …

The “Helping Africa” charity drive, first phase of which, a phase for the collection of material donations, came to an end on May 25th, 2011 was supported by a number of prominent companies, charity organizations as well as individuals. Employees of Colgate-Palmolive s.r.o. have decided in May 2011 to organize an internal collection of clothing for the children of Mozambique. Their donations will be shipped along with other material donations

Junior League of Plano Rebrands as Junior League of Collin County

Collin County’s growing number of charitable needs coupled with a more diverse base of volunteers sparked the Junior League of Plano to rebrand the 35-year-old organization as the Junior League of Collin County. The rebranding also includes the unveiling of a new logo and a new tagline: Founded in Plano. Dedicated to Collin County. “Over the past couple of years, we have been evaluating the need for changing our name

SBPLI Hosts Robots & Roses Scholarship Reception at Farmingdale State College

(Kings Park, NY) — School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) will be hosting the Robots & Roses Scholarship Reception on June 23 at Farmingdale State College’s Ornamental Horticulture Teaching Gardens, starting at 5:30 p.m. Robots & Roses is a fundraising event with proceeds going to benefit the Fred Breithut Scholarship Fund, which is named in honor of SBPLI’s Founder and President who passed away on April 26, 2010. The Fred

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