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Jan. 26, 2011 – Warren, MI –The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), along with its sister association Michigan Food and Beverage Association (MFBA), support President Obama’s announcement during the State of the Union address to correct section 9006 of last year’s health care law, which requires companies to report to the IRS payments of more than $600 a year to any vendor. Both Associations are comprised of over 20,000


25 JAN. 2011 – San Francisco, CA - The city by the bay will host an ambitious human rights photo campaign to showcase the cultural diversity and community commitment to equality when they welcome the I AM EQUAL Project at the Hotel Carlton on 26-FEB-2011. This historic photo campaign will make a stop in San Francisco as part of its 175-city world tour to collect more than 125,000 individual


Alexandria, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 – The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) announced that the 2011 International Clarion Awards Competition is now open for entries. The Clarion Award, in its 39th year, honors excellence in all communication fields. This year’s competition introduces an expanded online category, including personal and professional blogs, and student categories. The competition is open to independent contractors, media companies of all sizes, as well as

Financial Spread Betting: European markets gain ground on bargain hunting

Joshua Raymond, Market Strategist at City Index( gives his views on the day's events in trading. “European markets posted gains after European Indices fell between 2%-3% in the last two trading days. However, volumes are low as it is a Friday and so therefore there is very little that we can read into today’s move higher. One sector that bore the brunt of the recent selling is the miners on fears of

New from Gower's HR Transformation Series: Developing HR Talent

The process of transforming HR is complex (and rarely linear). It involves creating a function that can direct the strategic debate, gain agreement and then execute and measure the results which, for some, involves a highly complex and often painful process of change. In this latest addition to the Gower HR Transformation Series ( the authors of Developing HR Talent describe best practice in talent management for the HR function.

Give “Amber” A New Home for the New Year

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — “Amber,” a large, young adult female dog, is available for adoption from Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center. Amber is a two-year-old Labrador retriever/pit bull terrier mix. This poor beauty was in our local shelter for almost a year of her short life. She loves to play, and snuggle up. She just needs a chance to prove that she will be a great companion to someone

Gary Lang Auto Group Donates $1,600 to Operation Care Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2011 MCHENRY, IL… Gary Lang Auto Group gave Operation Care Package $1,600 today to support their activities. Operation Care Package is an Illinois organization that gathers supplies and letters to send to our troops overseas. This Christmas (December, 2010), they sent out over 11,000 care packages to the troops. Now through October, they will send out approximately 150 packages per week. "Gary Lang Auto Group wanted to

MEDIA ADVISORY For January 21, 2011: Gershow Recycling Supports Can Tabs for Kid …

Who: Jonathan Abrams, Manager, Gershow Recycling Keith Fasciana, principal, William Floyd Elementary School Maria Marks and Zachary Shiekh, students, William Floyd Elementary School Dr. Robert Parker, associate director, Stony Brook University Cancer Center Debra Giugliano, Director of the School Re-Entry Program, Stony Brook University Medical Center

Photographik Partners with SEO Firm for Search Marketing

Photographik, a directory and network of elite wedding photographers and portrait photographers, announced this week that they have engaged search marketing firm, SEO for Wedding Pros. SEO for Wedding Pros specializes in providing industry leading search engine optimization services to the wedding industry. The purpose of this engagement is to assist Photographik in better engineering their on page textual content, meta tags and title tags. On topic link building will

Valley Box Company Donates to Lions Tigers & Bears

Non-profit Large Animal Sanctuary Gains Storage Space At the very end of 2010, and again in January 2011, Valley Box was able to relocate and donate heavy duty oversized boxes reinforced with steel to Lions Tigers and Bears, a large animal sanctuary in San Diego’s own backyard of Alpine. “The large wood and steel containers would have been taken apart and partially recycled,” stated Bob Eschwege, the owner of Valley Box.

Announcing Launch of New Social Network for Christians; giving away an iPod shuf …

After a year of development, the social network for Christians,, has officially launched its' new website. The site functions similarly to Facebook, but is unique because it caters specifically to a Christian crowd. BlessedWays social networking site allows users to create a profile, search other profiles, share photos, videos and stories and create or join groups. Users can find sermons, play games, add events, join discussions, send private

Forum for People Performance Management and Measurement Announces 2011 leadershi …

JANUARY 18, 2011 NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The Forum for People Performance Management and Measurement announced today the formation of its 2011 leadership team, which includes the organization’s executive committee. Keith Fenhaus, president of Hallmark Business Connections, Minneapolis, is the Forum’s new president. He is joined by new Vice President Patty Sarri of Carlson Marketing , Minneapolis; Treasurer Karen Renk, CAE, executive director of the Incentive Marketing Association, Naperville, Ill.; Secretary


Destination Vietnam – The Vietnam Premier DMC and Golf Tour Operator has officially joined IAGTO – The Global Golf Tour Organisation on 10 January 2011 Vietnam has awarded the Undiscovered Golf Destination of the year 2007 by IAGTO and is getting more golfers every year. Vietnamese domestic golf market also increases by 2 digits each years recently. The country with its unique geography and climates, rich tradition and friendliness people has

Munck Carter Name Partner E. Leon Carter Receives MLK Justice Award

E. Leon Carter, name partner at the Dallas-based law firm Munck Carter LLP, has been selected to receive the Dallas Bar Association’s 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Award. Mr. Carter will receive the award at the DBA’s annual MLK Luncheon today, Monday, January 17, 2011. The Justice Award is presented annually to a Dallas Bar member or community leader whose practice, community service, and overall life experience exemplify the life

Wikipedia Is The Site To Beat According To SEO Experts

Wikipedia on Wikipedia: “Wikipedia ( /ˌwɪkɪˈpiːdi.ə/ or /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdi.ə/ WIK-i-PEE-dee-ə) is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its 17 million articles (over 3.5 million in English) have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world, and almost all of its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the site. Wikipedia was launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and has become

Hypo Venture Capital: Try Investing in Foreign Markets for Exceptional Profits!

Hypo Venture Capital: Foreign markets are often referred to as emerging markets if anything, but the European market is included. Foreign stock markets have been offering larger returns than the U.S. stock market for most of this decade, partly because they start out at a lower base. Investors exposed to foreign market growth potential of the emerging countries, can hop on the high-return gravy train, so long as they avoid

DSK Supinfocom participates at Mumbai International Motor Show 2011

DSK Supinfocom the premier institute will be showcased at the Mumbai International Motor Show 2011, between 20th and 23rd January 2011. Fully equipped with all international quality premium amenities, the campus of DSK Supinfocom is located at Pune and spread over an expanse of 20 acres. The academic syllabi are in sync with those at CCIV and the full time faculty and trainers having international repute, hail from all over Europe

DSK Supinfocom participates at the National Education Conclave 2011

DSK Supinfocom to make their presence felt at IIT New Delhi- visit their stall at the National Conclave on 18 th January 2011. DSK Supinfocom, India's first and largest international educational campus offering professional courses in the thriving fields of Animation, Gaming & Industrial Design, is a joint venture between the DSK Group and the globally recognized French Institute-Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Valenciennois(CCIV), France. Fully equipped with all international

Latin Builders Association® Celebrates 40 Years

The Latin Builders Association® (LBA), the largest Hispanic construction association in the United States, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2011. Since inception in 1971, the LBA has strived to provide a vital forum for discussion, networking, training/development and representation at the local, state and federal level. The LBA’s core goal is to represent and further the interests of the South Florida Community, the local building industry, and the

Digital Media Require New Pricing Methods

The emergence and rapid growth of internet has made it an important media for distributing digital products including: news, books, journals, music, and videos, searching and online services. computer software, stock quotes and financial information. However, the distinctive characteristics of digital products, such as a significant investment cost to produce the first copy, low marginal production cost, low distribution cost, indestructibility, transmutability, and easy to reproduce, suggest that the traditional


Los Angeles, CA – January 13, 2010 – Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) will be celebrating 80 years of putting Angelenos back to work at The Legacy Continues Gala on January 29, 2011 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Keith Erickson, former L.A. Lakers and UCLA Bruins basketball star and long-time CBS sports broadcaster, will host the event. The Honorary Event Chair is philanthropist Brindell Gottlieb.

Rotary Club of Smithtown-Sunrise Hosts Sixth Annual Snow Ball to Benefit Camp Pa …

(Center Moriches, NY) — The Rotary Club Of Smithtown-Sunrise will have its sixth annual Snow Ball on January 29 at 7 p.m. at Watermill Inn, 711 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown. The event will help raise funds for Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. At the event, members of the Smithtown-Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Clubs of District 7260 will be on hand to celebrate the accomplishments of Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. In addition, there will be food

Among many faces of life, we recently saw few not so good

Behavior; one of the core elements of our company culture, is what our people believe in and tend to improve in everyday living inside & outside the company. Behavior is the ultimate canvas of your inner personality. You just can’t act alone to look like a good human being but somewhere somehow you have to start doing good things to become a better person. And you just can’t act; it

Billings Swords for Kids Community Project Vying for Pepsi’s Top Grant Dollars

Winner to be chosen by voter popularity - Swords for Kids now ranks 35th of 309 community projects nationwide Billings, MT, January 8, 2011 -- The Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau ( together with BikeNet ( and other area business partners, is helping promote an opportunity to improve, restore and preserve Sword’s Park for the children of today and tomorrow. This community project offers Billings, Montana residents and visitors

Whatever happened to the 'job for life'?

It is estimated that by the time today's learners reach the age of 38, they will have had 14 different jobs. So if businesses want to survive the current belt tightening economic climate and come out stronger the other side, it is vital that they recognise the need to nurture their talent and motivate their workforce. If they don't, they may well lose them to an employer who

Rotary Names Attorney John Hewko as its New Top Executive

(Jan. 12, 2011) — Rotary International has named John Hewko, an attorney with extensive international experience in both the private and public sectors, to be the global humanitarian service organization’s new top executive, serving as its general secretary. In this position, Hewko will manage more than 600 employees of Rotary International and its charitable arm, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., with regional offices in seven

New Urban Christian Novel Unveils Secrets Behind the Pulpit

Rossville,GA-January 4, 2010--- Mary is a former adult movie actress looking for a way to finally tame her childhood demons born from childhood sexual abuse. She abandoned her church and her family to seek fortune and fame in adult films. She settled into a world filled with sex, drugs and money. But after her abuser dies, Mary questions her chosen path. She comes to a crossroads when she meets

NC Aquaculture Conference Harvests Fresh Ideas for Fish Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Angela Jamison Communicopia Marketing Services (919) 523-5991 (RALEIGH, NC, January 10, 2011) --- Fish and shellfish farmers from across the region and state will gather for the 23rd annual North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference, Harvesting Fresh Ideas, on February 11-12, 2011, in Atlantic Beach, NC. The conference offers presentations from aquaculture leaders and fish farmers, a trade show and food festival. A pre-conference tour of area fish

SEMI confident about growth and expansion of India’s Solar/PV industry

SEMI confident about growth and expansion of India’s Solar/PV industry Debasish Choudhury appointed President of SEMI India Bangalore, India- January, 12, 2011: SEMI, the leading global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronics, display and photovoltaic industries further reiterated its confidence, commitment and engagement with India’s burgeoning solar/PV industry. SEMI today also announced the appointment of Debasish Paul Choudhury as SEMI India’s new President. Choudhury will assume full

Sheppard Moscow Business Transformation in the USA

On their new website – – leading Organizational Development, Leadership and Business Transformation Consultants, Sheppard Moscow, has announced the opening of an office in the USA. Located in Chicago, Sheppard Moscow’s American base complements the organization’s existing UK, Ireland and Singapore offices, extending Sheppard Moscow’s global business reach. As the latest step in the business transformation specialist’s global business strategy, the move will allow Sheppard Moscow to provide even more

MEDIA ADVISORY For Saturday, January 8, 2011: SBPLI-LI FIRST Kicks off 2011 Long …

Students from across Long Island Receive Kits of Parts, Learn the Rules and Strategize for This Year’s Robotics Competition 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

Brite Future Continues Expansion with New Branch in North Miami Beach

Brite Future Plumbing, Inc., a leading provider of residential and commercial plumbing services in the South Florida area, recently established its newest branch in North Miami Beach, Florida. The new North Miami Beach Plumbers branch will act as a strategic center for sales and support services to the Dade County market. “The Brite Future North Miami Beach team consists of some of the most talented plumbing experts familiar with all areas

Neater Feeder To Be Raffled Off At The CFA's Lucky Tom Cat Show

Malvern, PA - January 6, 2010. One Lucky Attendant of The Lucky Tom Cat Show in St. Louis, Missouri will win an award-winning Mess-Proof Neater Feeder! Neater Feeder has proudly donated one Cat Neater Feeder to be raffled off at this popular cat show. Over 300 featured cats, exhibitors, experts and spectators are expected at this year's The Lucky Tom Cat Show this weekend, January 8 and 9, 2010, at

Michelle M. Smith of O.C. Tanner Receives Incentive Marketing Association’s 2010 …

January 5, 2010 - NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Michelle M. Smith, CPIM, CRP and Vice President, Business Development at O.C. Tanner, was recently singled out by the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) to receive its 2010 President's Award. A Certified Professional of Incentive Management (CPIM) and a Certified Recognition Professional (CRP), Smith was honored for her tireless work on behalf of the incentive industry particularly as an advocate for education and outreach.

Washington International University Provides Innovative Distance Learning To Int …

Adults who have entered the workforce with only a high school diploma or secondary school certificate due to the increasing costs of higher education now have more opportunities to pursue a higher degree through programs like Washington International University’s Internet-based distance learning program. According to university officials, the founders of Washington International University saw that hardworking people wanted to progress in their careers, but lacked the resources to do so. With

Leading crisis exercising provider Steelhenge supports recent Foot and Mouth Dis …

Steelhenge Consulting, a leading provider of crisis management consultancy and crisis exercising, has supported a major two day national exercise for Animal Health, the government's executive agency responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of farmed animals in GB. The exercise was designed to rehearse the Government's ability to deal with a significant outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease. For more information, visit or call 0845 094 2117. "Steelhenge has

BottomLine Consulting Private Limited launches - A Portal design …, a unique portal that rewards it’s users as they donate to NGOs listed on the site and working for diverse causes and in diverse geographies. It is a social Portal proffers the user a vantage point to espouse a desire cause from the listed NGOs known for their accountability and transparency. The portal integrates online donations with direct mails with free credits & rewards, to design powerful fund raising

ARB Bearings Launches New Bearing Brands

ARB Bearing is setting a great impression on the Automotive sector at an unbeatable pace. We have created our own pitch for retaining professionalism in our company and setting goals for others to follow.High Priority given to Customer’s Feedback with competitive pricing.Integrated manufacturing plant with zero defect products and hi – tech machines.Professional Working Environment.Potential of increasing productivity at optimal operational costs.Power to reduce time to market.We never lose sight

Give “Claude” A Home for the New Year

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — “Claude,” a large adult male dog, is available for adoption from Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center. Claude is a potcake. Potcakes are indigenous mixed-breed dogs found in The Bahamas. The dogs get their name from potcake, the food caked, and maybe burnt, on the bottom of cooking pots. These scrapings were fed to the dogs, hence the association between the name of the food and

Vadosta Georgia Paranormal Investigation

The Center for the Advancement of Paranormal Research is searching for the answers to the unexplained. After the launch of a brand new website and many organizational changes CAPR is better then ever. CAPR is not a group or a club in the sense that you see most of the time now. They are serious researchers that are dedicated to the scientific study of paranormal occurrences and activity. They have

Link Building King Launches Link Building Services

In the internet, when you want to earn much, you would need to ensure that your products stay at the top list and you have a good marketing strategy that can continuously attract customers. Online businesses like any other non virtual businesses we have need to survive in the form of a good internet marketing strategy. There are many applications and internet tools provided in order to maximize the resources

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. Kicks Off 2011 Season of the F …

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announces the 2011 season for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition (FRC) will kick off on January 8, 2011, starting at 10:00 a.m. More than 40 Long Island teams will meet at Room 100 in the Jacob Javits Center at Stony Brook University to learn about the game. Teams will receive their instructions via NASA satellite transmission from


LOS ANGELES, CA (DECEMBER 23, 2010) - BET’s Justin Walker became the icon of a renaissance man after starring in BET’S hit show, “Baldwin Hills”, and now steps in as the face of the National Awareness campaign for HIV/AIDS titled “Blink.” Campaign Launches February 2011 starting in Los Angeles California. Justin Walker is known for being a significant role model among young adults and teens. Providing service to the community,

Persil donates part of 2010 profits to train GCC women in tailoring Thobes

Persil donates part of 2010 profits to train GCC women in tailoring Thobes  Initiative reinforces Henkel’s commitment to people in region  Move aimed at helping create more jobs for women Dubai, December, 2010: Persil Liquid Detergent for White Thobes, a world-class innovation from the world’s first self-acting laundry detergent in the world, Persil, today announced that it is donating part of its 2010 profits to be allocated for training women across the

Attorney Lauren P. Raysor, Esq. to be Keynote Speaker at “Celebrating Kwanzaa & …

Lauren P. Raysor, Esq. has been named Keynote Speaker for “Celebrating Kwanzaa & Valuing our Health,” which will take place Monday, December 27 at Yonkers YMCA, 17 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers. The event is presented by Sister to Sister International, Inc. (STSI) and the Yonkers Family YMCA, in collaboration with various community partners. Ms. Raysor is the author of “Living The Wealthy Life.” In her book, Ms. Raysor says that every person

Dr. Allen Meek Named Finalist for Long Island Business News’ Health Care Heroes …

(Bay Shore, New York) — Dr, Allen Meek, Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology at Stony Brook University Medical Center and Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., has been named a finalist for Long Island Business News’ “Health Care Heroes” Award in the category of Physician Hero. Health Care Heroes is an award program produced by Long Island Business News. A native of Wilton, Connecticut, Dr. Meek graduated Amherst College with a

National HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign To Raise $15 Million In Funds For Community …

LOS ANGELES, CA, - Beginning February 2011, Maginious PR and Multimedia Firm LLC will launch The Blink campaign. “Blink” is defined as the national campaign that will raise money to aide clinics and programs for Americans coping with HIV/AIDS. In a recent study by the CDC, it was discovered that every ten minutes an American is infected with HIV/AIDS, which can happen in the “blink” of an eye.

Children’s Parliament

The UNCRC article 12 states that Children can express freely to the issues that are affecting them. All children have equal rights, irrespective of their caste, colour and creed. World Vision India covers 5536 communities across the nation and in all our communities we provide space to children to articulate their views and opinions freely through Children’s Forum. Children’s Parliament is the highest form of Child Participation, wherein children meet


Houston, TX – 12/20/2010 – This weekend, in a historic vote for gay rights, the United States Senate agreed to end the military's 17-year ban on openly gay troops. President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law, legislation to overturn the Clinton-era policy known as "don't ask, don't tell," which since its inception in 1993, has been used to dismiss more than 14, 000 service members on the basis

MEDIA ADVISORY For December 20, 2010: Charles Rutenberg Realty, NY Heroes Progra …

Who: Joe Moshe, Licensed Real Estate Broker/Owner, Charles Rutenberg Realty AnnMarie Portaro and Jennifer Lien, Co-Owners, NY Heroes Program

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