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Hillsides Children’s Charity Announces Holiday Toy Drive

(Pasadena, CA)—Beginning Friday, December 3, Pasadena area residents can help brighten a child’s holiday season by donating new, unwrapped gifts and toys at select local Starbucks. Hillsides, a Pasadena children’s charity, will be placing in-store donation bins in select Pasadena Starbucks locations in an effort to make the upcoming holidays brighter for the children and families it serves. “Working together with business partners gives us an opportunity to reach new

Hillsides Children Charity Brings Thanksgiving Home to Families

(PASADENA, CA) -- As the economic landscape still looks barren, more families will be turning to charities for support during the holidays. One organization is making a difference for children and families served by Hillsides, a Pasadena foster care charity that serves 6,900 children and families living in Los Angeles County. The National Charity League Chapter of Pasadena is making Thanksgiving dinner a reality for Hillsides Family Center clients. The

State-of-the-art polyolefin logistics centre reinforces SABIC’s long-term commit …

Sittard, the Netherlands – November 23, 2010 – Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), one of the world’s top six petrochemical companies, officially opened – 22nd of November – its state-of-the-art polyolefin logistics centre in north-east England, which is replacing SABIC’s current logistics centre in the UK. Located in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, the new facility underlines SABIC’s long-term commitment to serving its UK customers. The centre’s fully scaleable design will ensure that

CATrane.com Announces the Extension of their Promotional Offer on HVAC Equipment …

Montoursville, Pennsylvania, November 23, 2010 - CATrane.com, a directory of Trane dealers, announces the extension of their promotional offer on HVAC equipments which is to run through November 30, 2010. Originally it was to expire on October 31, 2010. CATrane.com, a directory of Trane dealers, announces the extension of their promotional offer on HVAC equipments. This promotional offer can be rendered for air conditioning California, air conditioning Temecula, furnace CA,

Step Aerobics Equipment Announces The Launch Of New Website

This newly launched website by Step Aerobics Equipment is focused at helping people who have limited time to go to the gym or go outside to do exercise by providing vastly improved equipment selection. Here, people who plan to buy a step aerobics equipment can choose online which of the models and brands will better suit the way they live and the space that should be allotted for it. Aside from

Rotary Peace Fellow Leads Peace Caravan Through West Africa to Promote Peace, Un …

Led by Rotary Peace Fellow Richelieu Allison, a peace caravan on November 10 began its journey through four countries in West Africa to promote cross-border dialogue and grassroots peace building. The Rotary West African peace caravan, which consists of two large buses with 40 participants, is traveling to border towns in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast to help resolve deep rooted disputes and increase the involvement of local

Rotary provides immediate humanitarian relief and long-term recovery support to …

Rotary, one of the largest humanitarian service organizations in the world www.rotary.org, is raising funds and distributing life-saving shelter and supplies to victims of the earthquake-generated tsunami that recently struck the Mentawai islands off Sumatra, and to those displaced from the Mount Merapi volcano eruptions in central Java. “Our team is working day and night to dispense basic needs including food, drinking water, medicines, and facemasks as initial relief to

Hillsides Children Charity Needs Help with Adopt-a-Family Program

(PASADENA, CA)— During the holidays, the financial challenge of meeting a family’s needs are greater. With support from the community, Hillsides Family Center is able to provide relief to families struggling during the holidays. At seven years old, Sarah was falling behind in school. She needed support and found it at Hillsides Family Center. While Sarah, her siblings and parents access many resources that the Hillsides Family Center offers, from family

Tournament of Roses Queen and Court Visit Hillsides Children

(PASADENA, CA)— Scheduled to attend over 150 public and media functions, the Tournament of Roses Queen and Rose Princesses took time to enjoy afternoon tea and crafts with young girls living at Hillsides, a Pasadena foster care children’s charity. The royal court introduced themselves to the young girls. “I think it’s really emotional knowing that young kids have to live in a different place without their parents,” said Rose Queen Evanne

Bridgeway Academy President, Jessica Parnell , speaks at KidsPeace Seminar

Jessica Parnell, president of Bridgeway Academy, recently spoke at an event for Character Counts Week. Her presentation, entitled “What’s up with schools in America?” was part of the Communities Building Kids of Character seminar at KidsPeace. Dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, KidsPeace provides a range of residential programs, a unique psychiatric hospital, educational services, foster care and treatment programs in 19 states. An expert

ConnectToCharity.com -Take Action for Your Community with a Click

Peoria, Illinois– Now you can take action for your community with just a click of a button. A new, Metamora based company is connecting you with every non-profit in the United States. "This year, South Side Mission will serve over 15,000 poor people, so every penny helps," says South Side Mission's Meg Newell. And help is just a click away. Connect to Charity launched just two weeks ago and is

“Rambo” Needs A Home

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — “Rambo,” a young extra-large dog, is available for adoption from Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center. Rambo is a Cane Corso mastiff. He came from a home where he was not treated very well. Rambo is looking fore a home that has Mastiff experience. He is currently going home daily to one of the volunteers’ homes. When he came to Save-A-Pet, he was very thin. Save-A-Pet

Resume Solutions President Surranna Sandy Wins Prestigious Tori Award

Press Release: TORI WINS Fresh off her award-winning participation in CDI’s (Career Directors International) annual convention held in San Diego, Surranna Sandy is elated to have been distinguished with 2 TORI Awards (Toast of the Resume Industry) in the “Best Marketing Resume” and “Best Cover Letter” categories. As the only Canadian contributor, Ms. Sandy is both honored and humbled to be recognized by a global community of her peers, “This was

DSK International School of Design Announces Launch of Masterclasses Program

Masterclasses program features interactive sessions with renowned design professionals and leaders in the global market. PUNE, November 11, 2010 – DSK ISD, the first truly international design school, announced today that they will be holding Masterclasses program featuring as many as 8 internationally known design professionals. This program will allow students, young budding designers and professionals alike to learn about international trends and tools employed in the global markets.

******Media Alert****** Grammy-Winning Singer Monica Turns 30th October 24th

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the R&B singer has partnered with Susan G. Komen Foundation and asking invited guests, fans and celebrity friends to make a donation on behalf of Monica’s Still Standing Foundation. WHO: Grammy-winning R&B singer and actress Monica, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Bullets for Peace, M&M’s Candies, Tree Home Media and Explore Talent. WHAT: With the successful release of her latest album, Still Standing and rave reviews

Conference Launches for Product Design Professionals

Professionals working in product design consultancies and in-house teams now have the opportunity to become part of a unique conference dedicated to industrial design. Product Design + Innovation, which takes place on 18 and 19 May 2011 at the ExCel Centre in London, will provide a dedicated forum for debate, exchanging the latest ideas, collaboration and networking. Featuring expert speakers from brand owners and leading design consultancies, the two-day Product Design

Taiwan Former Vice President Lien outlines APEC goals

By Audrey Wang Taiwan will push for the formation of a regional free trade area at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting, according to former ROC Vice President Lien Chan. “Trade liberalization is Taiwan’s economic lifeline,” Lien said Nov. 9 at a news conference in Taipei City. “Developing the proposed Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific is one of the country’s long-term APEC participation goals.” Taiwan’s APEC envoy said exploring possible

Summit HR & Payroll Partners with Points North to Better Serve the Non-profit In …

Duluth, Minn. (October 22, 2010) – Summit HR & Payroll announced today that they have partnered with Points North to provide the Who’s Where retirement eligibility tracking solution to the non-profit industry. Who’s Where is a leading risk-management solution that reduces the time and cost associated with retirement eligibility tracking. The application integrates with Summit HR & Payroll, making it easy for organizations to identify employees who are eligible

International Association of Maritime Security Professionals Ltd

The International Association of Maritime Security Professionals is a not-for-profit association of those practicing within the Maritime Security domain. It’s mission is to raise the standards associated with maritime security by adhering to the best practices associated with professional associations. Maritime Security focuses on the protection of persons, assets, facilities, information and activities within the maritime community. The maritime community is generally defined as being directly involved in or having a

Coventry University, UK partners Centum U for a global MBA degree

Centum U, the higher education arm of Centum Learning, a Bharti Associate company, has announced the launch of a uniquely designed, full-time global MBA degree programme in partnership with the Coventry University of UK. Coventry University has recognized and validated the PGPM developed by Centum U, in association with Pearson Education as a knowledge partner, for awarding its own MBA Degree. It is the same MBA degree that

MEDIA ADVISORY For November 6, 2010: Village of Islandia’s Veterans Day Ceremony …

Who: Allan Dorman, Mayor, Village of Islandia Local elected officials U.S. Marine Corps Helicopter Squadron 361 Veterans Association Inc., Cutchogue, New York Members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans of America and other local organizations Representatives from the local Fire Departments and the Central Islip

BOSTON BNI NETWORK GROUP HOSTING VISITORS

November 4, 2010---The Rainmakers Chapter of Business Network International, BNI, an international organization specializing in business referrals among members, is holding a Visitors’ Social Event to introduce local business people who want to grow their business by networking. They are meeting at Sons of Italy Hall, 30 Birch St, Roslindale, MA 02131, Thursday, November 18th, at 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. BNI is a way for

Save-A-Pet Joins Brookhaven Animal Shelter for Mutts & Merlot

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Come join Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. and the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter & Adoption Center for Mutts & Merlot, which will take place on November 12 from 7-10 p.m. at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, located at 2114 Sound Avenue in Calverton. Save-A-Pet and Brookhaven Animal Shelter are coming together to help the abandoned, abused and homeless animals of Long Island. Wine and

Scented Candles For a Peaceful Home

Scentsy Candles, scented candles are among the most popular home accessory specialty candles. The specialty candles from Scentsy Candles bring the wonderful aromas of traditional scented candles to any home with the safety of Scentsy Candles design. You can enjoy a wide variety of Scentsy Candles in unique scented candles flavors; leave them burning all day, without worrying about hazards of an open flame that most scented candles require. Scentsy

“Chewy” Available for Adoption from Save-A-Pet

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Chewy, a large young female dog, is available for adoption at Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center. Chewy is a one-year-old Border Collie mix. She gives kisses! Chewy leads a very “grown up” lifestyle and prefers to keep company with those who do the same — a quiet home with older teenagers, and no small animals. She is a little shy until she bonds with you;

New Chaplain Appointed to Treloar Trust

The new Chaplain to the Treloar Trust, Mark Birch, started work at the beginning of this term, both in the traditional role of Chaplain, and also as a residential support worker on Brewer House at the College. On Thursday 21st October, the new Bishop of Basingstoke, Peter Hancock, came to officially licence Mark as Chaplain in a small service at the Treloar College Chapel. Many aspects of the Trust were

Career Training and Employment Opportunities available to Blind, Visually Impair …

The Statler Center offers Career Training in Customer Service, Contact Center and Hospitality Individuals seeking careers in the Hospitality industry may apply for the National Statler Center Careers in Hospitality Program. The National Statler Center offers this class to blind, visually impaired and physically disabled persons at their Buffalo, NY campus. Statler will conduct this class backed by ten years of program excellence. This course provides thorough training in Hospitality,

Join Save-A-Pet at Barkfest 2010

(Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Come join Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. at Barkfest 2010, Long Island’s largest pet costume contest and parade. The event will take place on October 30 at Holiday Inn Express, 3131 Nesconset Highway in Setauket, starting at 2 p.m. More than 500 of the best-dressed animals on the planet will strut their stuff for the Halloween season. Party 105 (105.3 FM) will be broadcasting

Call for Reforming the UN Security Council with Regional Unions as New Members

It has been 65 years since the United Nations (UN) came into being. Its membership has grown from 51 to 192 since then. However, the UN's main decision-making body, the UN Security Council, has been subjected to criticisms from many quarters, questioning its ability to maintain international peace and security. This voice has been particularly magnified with the Council's failure to prevent the Iraq war of 2003. There has also

[Press release] Presidential Council on Nation Branding Hold a Conference on Kor …

Dear Journalists, Please find enclosed press release spread by Edelman Korea on behalf of the Presidential Council on Nation Branding regarding the Conference on Korea’s National Brand. The conference will be held on October 27 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Grand Hilton Hotel and the purpose of the conference is to reduce confusion between North and South Korea, address recent topics of concern, and strengthen South Korea’s overall

Attorney Lynda Chung Elected to St. Vincent Foundation Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 2010 – Valensi Rose, PLC Attorney Lynda Chung was elected to the St. Vincent Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors at its September meeting. Ms. Chung’s multi-cultural background and business community involvement positioned her to be an ideal candidate for the Board. St. Vincent Medical Center was established in 1856 by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul and was the

7 Mile Fair is holding a fundraiser for the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, at the 7 M …

Wisconsin’s largest flea market is proud to hold this event to support the efforts of the Milwaukee Rescue Mission on November 13, 2010 from 9am-5pm. Teaching our employees, and leading as an example for vendors, the management team believes that it is vital to support our community in any way that we can as individuals. 7 Mile Fair wants to invite all of Milwaukee’s area communities to join at this

Gamays of the world compete

Inter Beaujolais has decided to promote Gamay, the iconic variety of its region with the organisation of the International Gamay Competition. Mindful that one of the selection criteria for a wine is the grape variety it is made from, through this competition the inter-professional body are looking to reinforce Gamay’s image and raise its profile with both consumers and producers the world over. The very first edition of the “Concours International

New York Islanders Host Rotary Club Night to Benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

(Center Moriches, NY) — On February 26, 2011, the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League will present Rotary Club Night to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. Come support Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck while the Islanders take on the Washington Capitals. Game time is 7 p.m. The New York Islanders are working with the Patchogue Rotary Club to provide their members, friends and families a special night, as well as raise funds for Camp

Visionary Keynote Speakers Announced for Virtual Edge Summit 2011

Cisco, IBM, Hilton Hotels and NAB among industry luminaries to present at premier event on virtual events, meetings and communities Pleasanton, CA, October 22, 2010 - The Virtual Edge Institute (www.virtualedge.org), the pioneering organization for the advancement of virtual events, meetings and communities, today announced keynote speakers and panels for the Virtual Edge Summit 2011. The summit, which addresses how to successfully leverage virtual technology for associations, events, learning and business,

New Website with Easy Projector Bulb Selector Takes the Guesswork Out of Your Pu …

AlltecStores is proud to announce the launch of the newest addition to our network of web stores, ProjectorBulbsAndLamps.com! The purpose of the site is to ease the often cumbersome and confusing process of selecting the proper replacement lamp for a specific projector. If you are purchasing a projector for your home theater, business, classroom, or any other application, you should be aware that after a certain amount of use,

MEDIA ADVISORY: Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck’s 22nd Annual Spooky Walk Promises To Be The Sc …

Who: Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck The Moriches Paquatuck Squaws Assorted ghosts, goblins and monsters What: This year marks the 22nd year of the Spooky Walk at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. Although the walk has been family-friendly in past years, this year’s walk is more geared toward teenagers and young adults as it promises to be the scariest walk yet. The walk lasts 45 to 60 minutes — the longest-lasting walk on Long Island — and features some of the

UIA 100 year Celebration Sponsored by Congrex

Congrex announced today its sponsorship of the Centenary Celebration of the Union of International Associations (UIA), which takes place in Brussels from 18 to 19 November. The two-day programme marks an important milestone in the lifespan of this “Senior Statesmen” of all associations that is best known for its publication of the “Yearbook of International Organizations“ and “The Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential“. Asked about Congrex’s support and

Mastering the “India Challenge”: GIRT-Hamburg and Bremen Chamber of Commerce Inv …

Hamburg (14.10.2010): The last decade has seen India emerge as an economic powerhouse. Growth in India, in contrast to China, has largely been driven by robust domestic demand. Not surprisingly, access to the Indian market has been a primary reason for many foreign firms to invest there. As a result foreign direct investments (FDI) inflows into India have recorded unprecedented volumes. While the accumulated stock of FDI in India prior

Nonprofit Organization FOSC to Fight Poverty and Improve Literacy Rate in the De …

Lake Worth, FL (FOSC) October 11th, 2010----The educational system in Jamaica at the present moment requires a need for concern and action. "Education is perhaps the most powerful tool for reducing poverty, improving health, promoting healthier economies, and providing peaceful and productive opportunities for young people around the world.” – Global Campaign for Education According to Professor Gordon Shirley, Principal of UWI Mona Campus, a world bank report indicated that 2/3

Work that Makes a Difference: Creating a Meaningful Career in Service of a Bette …

SAN FRANCISCO—Two Bay Area coaches will lead a workshop for those seeking sustainable and meaningful careers , Work that Makes a Difference, on Sunday, October 24th at The California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). In developing Google’s School for Personal Growth, career coach Monika Broecker learned that employees long to create meaning with their work and achieve a more sustainable work and lifestyle. "At Google, I had a dream job.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SF/SCV’S “AMERICAN DREAM WALK” SCORES PERFECT 10 WITH MARK …

October 6, 2010, Los Angeles, CA – Grab a tool kit, lace up your sneakers and get ready to Walk with the Stars at Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ fundraiser, “American Dream Walk,” at Pacoima Plaza on Saturday, October 16, 2010. Join Mark Ballas, award-winning dancer on “Dancing with the Stars,” as he leads handy citizens and celebrities on a 5K walk from Pacoima Plaza to Habitat Pacoima Site,

IJIS Institute Informs Congress on Information Sharing

The IJIS Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security, hosted a Congressional Briefing on Information Sharing and the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative in cooperation with Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT). The briefing, held September 13, 2010, was attended by legislative directors and congressional staff, committee and sub-committee staff, high-ranking officials from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (U.S. Department of

Mahindra Xylo on a gourmet trail with Rocky & Mayur on ‘Highway on my Plate’

October 6, 2010, India: Mahindra Xylo, one of India’s best selling brands, is on a gourmet trail. It features on NDTV Good Times’s highly popular programme – ‘Highway on my Plate’. Hosted by Rocky and Mayur, the show explores and showcases the palates along the route from Delhi to Khardungla. Starting October 10, 2010 and spread over six episodes, the show takes its viewers through some of the popular

Manipal K-12 Education launches India’s first digital learning solution for Engi …

Bangalore, October 7, 2010: Manipal K-12 Education (a subsidiary of TutorVista) today announced the launch of India’s first digital learning solution for engineering colleges that aims at empowering faculty with learning aids and objects and help them create the technology leaders of tomorrow. After establishing leadership in the K-12 segment with its digital learning solutions: DigiClass and DigitALly, that won many customers and awards. Manipal K-12 Education has extended its

NiUG Continues to See Record Growth at Fifth Annual Discovery Conference

Non-Profit Software Industry Event Attended by More Than 350 iMIS Users and Partners NATIONAL HARBOR, MD (October 5, 2010) NiUG International, the largest independent, volunteer-run user group in the non-profit software industry, today announced that it continued to achieve record growth at its fifth annual Discovery Conference, held September 27-29 in National Harbor, Maryland. More than 350 iMIS users and partners participated in more than 30 educational sessions, training classes and

gasq recommends Agile Leadership Award 2010

Agile methods support software development projects more and more and will be broadly accepted in the near future as they offer many additional benefits. The BQI Agile Leadership Award 2010 gives companies the possibility to show to their customers their competence in “Agile”. Next to companies like Microsoft, IBM, Cirquent, Accenture, Pentasys and T-System also gasq, the Global Association for Software Quality, supports this leading award in the field of Agile. Register

European Commission fails to consider specificity of the vehicles and appropriat …

According to ACEM, the main approach taken by the European Commission appears sound, but the specificity of the vehicles and appropriate lead-time have not always been properly considered – many crucial technical points remain open. Yesterday, the European Commission adopted a long anticipated proposal on new type-approval of L-category vehicles. This proposal makes provisions on many different safety and environmental requirements for a wide range of vehicles such as two- or

BQI and gasq agree on cooperation

BQI General Manager Helmut Blank and gasq Secretary General Werner Henschelchen agreed on a cooperation between the Best Quality Institute BQI and gasq, the Global Association for Software Quality. "BQI is the leading institute for awards which measure and assess the quality of companies and employees. We are very happy to include BQI and its international awards into our international network of Software Professionals," said Werner Henschelchen. Helmut Blank pointed out: "We

Admissions 2011 International Management Institute (IMI) Admission to PGDM in Hu …

International Management Institute (IMI) has released admissions notification for : - 2 Year Full Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Human Resources (PGDM-HR), 2011-13 Application forms are currently available online at http://admission.imi.edu. Forms are also available, starting September 27th, 2010, at IMI Delhi campus, centres of IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd. & Axis Bank branches that sell CAT vouchers. Last Date for Acceptance of Application for PGDM-HR:-30th November, 2010. Eligibility To be eligible

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