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Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, IGHL Present “A Celebration in Lights” During the Month of Dec …

(Center Moriches, NY) — Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is joining Independent Group Home Living (IGHL) for a special holiday event at the camp. In each weekend during the month of December, the camp will be the place for a “A Celebration in Lights.” The event will take place on the following dates: December 3-5; December 10-12; December 17-19 and December 22-23. The event will include a spectacular light show that can be experienced

Tattoo Studios Support Breast Cancer Help, Inc. With “Ink For Pink” Campaign

(Bay Shore, New York) — In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two local tattoo studios will support Breast Cancer Help, Inc. For the month of October, Good Times Tattoo Studio in East Islip and Horifudo Tattoo Studio in Smithtown will take part in a month-long “Ink For Pink” campaign. During the month of October, customers can get a tattoo of the Breast Cancer Help ribbon at either studio

Kimberly Bonin of Bonin Architects Named BNI Member of the Year

New London and Portsmouth, NH- Kimberly Bonin, of Bonin Architects & Associates, PLLC, New London, was named the Member of the Year of the Lake Sunapee Region Business Network International Chapter. The Member of the Year Award recognizes a BNI member for their attitude, attendance, quality of referrals, and contribution to the growth of the chapter. Bonin was presented with the award at the BNI Regional Conference awards dinner

BABY GIVE BACK - 80 year old philanthropist offering $10,000 to best thank you n …

NEW YORK, NY. Sept. 20. - New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced today that philanthropist Henry van Ameringen, 80, of Manhattan, is suspected on one count of evading gratitude and one count of laundering good deeds. The charges come in the wake of the discovery that Ameringen and In The Life Media, producers of the hit TV show "IN THE LIFE" were using online social media

Wisconsinmade.com Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

WisconsinMade.com, an Internet specialty food and gift store, is donating 10 percent of its Internet sales to the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition the week of October 11-20 to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and support the fight against breast cancer. Customers who place an order at www.wisconsinmade.com will see a portion of their purchase donated to help fund breast cancer research and advocacy efforts. “The Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition has

SaiCoreS & Don Bosco Anbu Illam partners to make street children of Chennai comp …

Chennai, September 22, 2010: SaiCoreS Pvt Ltd, a fast growing, differentiated Chennai-based HR Staffing and consultancy firm today announced that as part of its long-term social commitment, it has partnered with Don Bosco Anbu Illam, a leading child rights organization to provide certified computer training to street children aged 12-18 years. Through this program, which currently is in its second month running, Don Bosco Anbu Illam would identify the street

World of Discovery Day Camp Offers Children Ages 4-14 a Great Summer in Queens, …

World of Discovery Day Camp of Bayside Queens, NY has been proudly serving families of Queens for nearly 30 years! Camp tuition includes prompt and courteous door-to-door pick up and drop off at your home, swimming, sports, trips and much much more! World of Discovery Day Camp of Bayside Queens, NY has been proudly serving families of Queens for nearly 30 years! Camp tuition includes prompt and courteous door-to-door pick up

The Sky’s the Limit with Cavanaugh Flight Museum Event Rental

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum, a non-profit organization dedicated to American aviation heritage, today announced that a 10,000 square foot aircraft hangar is open for event rental. On November 6, the museum will house the 8th Annual WineFest, an event that features a selection of Texas wines and top notch cuisine as well as fine cigars. Tickets can be purchased online at www.winefest500.com. “This is a space like no other,” said

Appointment of Dr. Margaret McDermott as Vice Chair of CONTESA

14th September 2010: CONTESA a UK registered charity that supports Aids orphans in Zambia, has today announced the appointment of Dr Margaret McDermott to a new post of Vice Chair of CONTESA. The CONTESA board of Trustees recognised that due to the expansion of activities and programmes run and funded by the charity that they have been presented with a number of new challenges. The recent registration of CONTESA

A&S All Support, Inc to Host 2nd Annual Taste of Holiday Event

A & S All Support, Inc. is having their 2nd Annual Taste of Holiday event on September 23, 2010. Taste of Holiday features food and beverages from the region's finest restaurants, bakers, and caterers. Door prizes will be given, and a Silent Auction will be held to benefit A&S All Support's community placement program for disabled individuals. The event will be held at First Baptist Church (435 Madison St. in Clarksville,

Centum Learning wins the UK India Skills Forum Award 2010

Centum Learning has won the UK India Skills Forum Award for the Best Skills project in Rural Community category. This fourth international award, in a short span of one year, is a representation of the commitment of Centum Learning towards transforming India by way of skilling the Indian workforce. The UK India Skills Forum comprises over 120 UK based organizations involved in skill development, which work closely with FICCI in

The Helpful Hands Foundation 3rd Annual Food Drive

Today, people more then ever need support and guidance to make ends meet. The Helpful Hands Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c 3 has a dedicated and caring team of people that truly reach out to provide a “helping hand”. Our involvement in the community is through education workshops, work programs and counseling. We will be conducting our THHF—Autumn Food Drive to help local food communities; we are

ELEKS Software Sponsors "CEE IT OUTSOURCING REVIEW 2009" Research

September 16, 2010 – Kyiv, Ukraine - ELEKS Software, a global organization delivering software services and solutions for diverse markets in the USA and Europe, announced that the company is sponsoring the “Central and Eastern Europe IT Outsourcing Review 2009”. The "Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Review" is an annual research conducted by the Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Association (CEEOA). One of the main objectives of the research is

Custom Greek Apparel Company Announces Arrival of Striped Sewn-On Greek Letters

SEATTLE, WA – Today, Designer Greek, a leading greek apparel store, announced the arrival of their striped sewn-on greek letters. Now customers have the opportunity to design fraternity clothing and sorority clothing, while incorporating a new look that can bring additional meaning and personality to the standard sewn-on on greek letter shirt, sweatshirt, tote bag, or jacket. How it works – Designer Greek customers design their greek letter shirts, sorority sweatshirts,

Translators with a heart support aid projects

After the earthquake in Haiti in January the translator Martina Birkhoff from Muenster, Germany, asked her colleagues to donate one euro of every translation assignment to the victims. The translators who participated in fund-raising “produced“ 1,280 euros, which were divided between three charity organisations: Order or Malta, Help and Lespwa. On request of the participantgs, the Translators’ Aid Project (TAP) was established. The participating translators continue to contribute a set

Carl Terzian, Chairman of Carl Terzian Associates, Named Honorary Co-Chair for N …

Los Angeles, California- September 14, 2010 – Carl Terzian, chairman of Carl Terzian Associates (CTA), a boutique public relations firm located in West Los Angeles, was recently named honorary co-chair by the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) of its 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day to be held on November 9, 2010. Mr. Terzian’s fellow co-chairs are philanthropist Wallis Annenberg, president and CEO of

DSK International School of Design, a part of DSK Supinfocom, wins 2 Prestigious …

DSK International School of Design (ISD) has won the IDEA award 2010. Two 3rd year Product Design students, Akaash Dewan and Florianne Rousse Marquet won prizes for their innovative designs. Akaash Dewan won the Gold award for the ONEDOWN mousetrap. Florianne Rousse Marquet won the Bronze award for the BIRDHOUSE. The award ceremony took place in Portland, USA on the 7th of August 2010. Terming its as a matter of

Taste of Truth: Teaching on Emptiness & Interdependent Arising by Geshe Dorji Da …

Over three evenings Geshe Dorji Damdul will give teachings on the most profound concept of the Buddhist philosophy - Interdependent Arising and Emptiness, the true nature of reality. Geshe la will explain how by seeing the ultimate reality of all existence one can attain freedom from the sufferings of samsara. These teachings will be based on the 24th chapter of The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (Mulamadhyamakakarika) composed by

DebRA of America hosts the 12th Annual Mats Wilander Celebrity Tennis and Golf C …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY (September 3, 2010) – The Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America and all-time tennis greats Mats Wilander and John McEnroe and other celebrities have joined forces to participate in the 12th Annual Mats Wilander Celebrity Tennis & Golf Classic presented by Molnlycke Health Care. All proceeds from the event will support DebRA of America’s programs and services and help to fund the

Piedmont National Black MBA Association presents the 3rd Annual Career Fair & Ne …

GREENSBORO— The Piedmont Chapter of the National Black MBA Association will host the 3rd Annual Graduate & Professional Career Fair and Networking Reception on Thursday, September 9. It will feature strong Fortune 500 companies and local businesses, actively seeking business professionals to fill corporate roles. The career fair and networking reception is a full day of activity starting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 9. All events

German-Indian Round Table in an all new Design

German-Indian Round Table (GIRT) presents itself with a modern website and new logo, Sept. 2nd, 2010 Berlin (02.09.2010): The German-Indian Round Table (GIRT) presents itself with a new, modern website, which can be called up under girt.de and girt.in. At the same Time GIRT presents its new logo which will accompany all activities of GIRT in future. „Our previous website was no longer in keeping with modern times,“ said Dr. Andreas Waldraff,

Centum Learning, a Bharti Associate Company, creates employable resources for th …

Centum Learning, a Bharti Associate company, has announced the launch of an industry-oriented MBA with additional employability programmes for graduate students at a highly affordable price. The programme would be offered at Centum U- Institute of Management & Creative Studies in New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Mohali and Hyderabad. Students would not only get an UGC recognized MBA degree but also simultaneously acquire necessary employability skills through pursuing Certificate

Chances and Challenges for Indo-German Business in a Rebound Indian Economy

German-Indian Round Table in Hamburg to discuss implications of recent economic and policy developments in India, on Sept. 6, 2010 Hamburg (29.08.2010): Indian economy has quickly rebound from the recent global economic crisis. Probably nothing demonstrates the resilience of Indian economy better than the fact that the second quarter of 2010 has seen net profits rise by over 20% on a year-on-year basis, after growing by over 94% and 72%

4C Association welcomes Nescafé Plan

Creating shared value for a better coffee world Mexico City/Bonn, 27 August 2010 The 4C Association welcomes Nestlé’s announcement today pledging 4C Compliance by 2015 for all its coffee purchased through direct procurement. This volume is estimated at approximately 180,000 tons of green coffee per year. “Nestlé’s announcement marks a great milestone in making the mainstream coffee sector more sustainable” said Diego Pizano-Salazar, Chairperson of the 4C Association’s Executive Board. “Sustainability in the

WSBA, Women’s Small Business Association, Announces Executive Director, Linda Ha …

Pittsburgh, PA – August 26, 2010 — Linda Handley, recently named Executive Director of Women’s Small Business Association, (WSBA), went from working in a multi-billion dollar corporate business to owning her own small business. In the role of Executive Director, Handley will grow and strengthen the WSBA, developing supportive partnerships with area organizations that share the WSBA mission; creating new educational opportunities geared toward business improvement, and spearhead ongoing efforts

MAS and ICNA plans to give away school bags and school supplies in Bensonhurst d …

BROOKLYN, New York (August 25, 2010) - The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Muslim American Society (MAS) plan to give out free school bags and school supplies to the Bensonhurst community this coming Sunday, August 29th 2010 at the MAS Youth Center, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. This initiative hopes to cater to the needs of low income families in the community- families under financial

Andalusia School to give away school bags and supplies to community in Ramadan

YONKERS, New York (August 23, 2010) - The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Muslim American Society of Upper NY (MAS-UNY) plans to give out free school bags and school supplies to the South Yonkers community this coming Saturday, August 28th 2010 at the Andalusia School, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 500 needy children will receive school bags filled with supplies at the event, one bag per

CYFC Named a Highest-Rated Applicant for Prestigious i3 Grant Award

Last week, the Federal Department of Education announced the 49 highest-rated applicants for its Innovation In Education, or i3, grants. Children Youth and Family Collaborative, a Los Angeles non-profit dedicated to the well-being of at-risk and foster youth, rose above nearly 1,700 other applicants in this stringent competition aimed at improving achievement for students at risk of academic failure. CYFC received funding in the amount of $3,649,580 over a four-year

Ramadan observance sparks backpack giveaway in South Yonkers

YONKERS, New York (August 23, 2010) - The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Muslim American Society of Upper NY (MAS-UNY) plans to give out free school bags and school supplies to the South Yonkers community this coming Saturday, August 28th 2010 at the Andalusia School, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 500 needy children will receive school bags filled with supplies at the event, one bag per

Baxter Named to National ASYMCA Leadership

Major General Leo J. (Lee) Baxter, USA Retired, has been appointed to the National Board of Directors of the Armed Services YMCA. For nearly 150 years, the non-profit organization has served soldiers and their families and currently serves more than 500,000 deserving people at its 29 different branches and outreach centers. General Baxter is a member of the Lawton, Oklahoma, ASYMCA Chapter and has served as the Campaign Manager of

Ramadan observance sparks backpack giveaway in Queens

JAMAICA, New York (August 18, 2010) - The Queens chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America plans to give out free school bags and school supplies to the Jamaica community in Queens this coming Sunday, August 22nd 2010, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, where Muslims abstain from food and drink during daytime hours. 500 needy children will receive school bags filled with supplies at the event, one bag

Ramadan observance sparks backpack giveaway in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, New York (August 17, 2010) - The Brooklyn chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America plans to give out free school bags and school supplies to the Brooklyn community this coming Saturday, August 21st 2010, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 500 needy children will receive school bags filled with supplies at the event, one bag per child present. Each bag will contain supplies including notebooks, pens, pencils,

National Capital Planning Commission Approves Final Plans for the American Veter …

Delray Beach, FL – The Disabled Veterans’ LIFE Memorial Foundation (DVLMF) has announced that the National Capital Planning Commission approved the final site and building plans for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (AVDLM) at its hearing last month in Washington, D.C. The Commission had previously approved preliminary plans at its October 2, 2009 hearing following final design approval by the United States Commission of Fine Arts in July

Helping with a click: Not an Utopia

In times where Internet and all the technological issues are changing the way we live and how we think the world we live in, using them as a tool for good causes is more than a good idea. As more online communities find their place in the Internet world, good causes also join this trend by providing the tools for a sustainable communication. In this way, People to People (http://www.peopletopeople.simplesocialmarketing.com),

Ramadan stirs Staten Island Muslim group to give away free school bags and schoo …

Jamaica, New York (August 13, 2010) - The Staten Island chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America plans to give out free school bags and school supplies to the Staten Island community this coming Sunday, August 15th 2010, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 500 school bags will be given out to the public at the event, one bag per child present. Each bag will be filled with several

The 2nd Annual Crockett Foundation Family Health & Community Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2010 - (Miami, FL) Through music and health awareness, a fusion put into one community festival for the entire family is being held at the Pompano Citi Centre on Saturday, August 7, 2010. For the second year in a row, the esteemed Crockett Foundation has put together their Annual Community Health and Awareness Festival to be held for the entire South Florida region. With different

Argentina Shipyard looks to NAI to Design and Build Eleven Overhead Cranes

Woburn, Massachusetts – A South American shipbuilder chose North American Industries (NAI) to design and manufacture nearly a dozen overhead cranes for its new facility in Argentina. The company serves the marine transportation needs for the grain, forest products, minerals, crude oil, petroleum, and refined petroleum industries. It also builds ships to supply offshore oil platforms and designs and builds ships for the passenger cruise market. For the project, NAI

Faces without Places and Project Connect to Host Cultural Fest

Cincinnati, OH — July 28, 2010 — Faces without Places (FwP) in conjunction with Project Connect will host a Cultural Fest in Cincinnati on July 28, 2010. The Cultural Fest is a celebration of Project Connect’s summer enrichment program for homeless children. “The children have spent the summer learning about Iraq, Egypt, Cincinnati, and Ohio,” Project Connect Director Karen Fessler said. “The Cultural Fest is an opportunity

Registration of CONTESA Charity Hong Kong is Complete

20th July 2010: CONTESA a UK registered charity that supports Aids orphans and disadvantaged children in Zambia has announced that they have registered CONTESA in Hong Kong as a tax-exempt charity. Founder and Chair, Mrs Esnat Avon, arrived back in the UK on 10th July 2010 from a successful fundraising trip to Hong Kong where CONTESA Hong Kong held its first board meeting on 17th June 2010. Esnat

Indian School of Business, Founding Dean to talk on “Necessity of MBA to achieve …

Sanskriti School of Business has started a great initiative in Vodadara to create awareness for students who want to pursue a career in management. To kick off the lecture series planned, Dr Pramath Sinha, Founding Dean of Indian School of Business will talk to students on “Necessity of MBA to achieve a management career”. The session is one of its kind initiatives that will help students make their career

A clean bill of health? How humanitarian agencies can remedy approaches to healt …

When any disaster strikes, a variety of international organizations offer relief to the country affected but they all have different objectives, expertise and resources to offer. Provision of aid on a large scale must be managed appropriately to avoid further chaos and confusion both during and after the disaster. Experts from various NGO’s and governmental departments will come together on the 22nd July 2010 at the Aid &

The International Kids' English Club e. V. celebrates its 35th anniversary

The non-profit organization The International Kids' English Club e.V., previously known as Internationale Kindergruppe e.V. celebrates its 35th anniversary. The anniversary celebration will take place during the annual summer barbecue at the Oberförsterwiese in Darmstadt on September 5, 2010 starting at 3 pm. English-speaking families can bring their own food and drink and have the opportunity to get to know the organisation better. Desserts will be shared and various children's games

UN OCHA’s Hansjoerg Strohmeyer to open global aid and development event

Chief of Policy and Development Branch at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), Hansjoerg Strohmeyer, will be addressing attendees at this year’s Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. on Thursday July 22. This is the second time that Mr. Strohmeyer has attended AIDF. Speaking at last year’s event, he said: "I am surrounded here

Comms 2.0: Why Aid and Development’s use of media needs a reboot

According to the Institute of Fundraising, 60% of charity websites were ineffective in getting their message across. Poor access to information makes the user less inclined to make a donation. Over the last two decades, use of the internet as a means of communication has overtaken other media. Yet it seems that adequately addressing the point in this digital age to donors and other stakeholders needs a rethink. In spite of

New Experiential Zone to demonstrate services and solutions effective in scenari …

The annual Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) returns to Washington D.C. and for the first time, will include an Experiential Zone providing visitors with the unique opportunity to experience elements of relief and development that can have a crucial effect in disaster situations and those of ongoing poverty. The exhibition takes place at the Walter E. Convention Center on the 22 and 23 July from 9am – 5pm.

Do the MDGs oil the wheels for sustainable transport solutions?

The sustainability of transportation in the aid and development sectors is something that has been overlooked, says Natalie Teperdijan, of Fleet Forum. Visitors and speakers to the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) will have the opportunity to examine this on Thursday 22 July, 2010. In the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Review on Transport and Logistics, Teperdijan of Fleet Forum, the first independent knowledge center focused on humanitarian fleets within

Financial collapse stymies progress for Millennium Development Goal

July 07, 2010 The global financial crisis is still being felt not just in the West, but also in developing countries. As the worldwide economy makes tentative steps towards stability, progress in poorer countries is slower due to drops in funding for trade and development: fewer jobs available and lower wages for those who do remain employed. Despite this, the World Bank has recently claimed that plans are still on track to

Global Partnerships for Development: the centre of the MDGs?

July 07, 2010 The UN, USAID and NGOs prepare to come together on building a global partnership for development. In the build-up to the UN Summit on the Millennium Development Goals in September, talk on achieving the goals abound. The eighth goal, “Develop a global partnership for development” is central to achieving the other seven. But how can it be done? To some the involvement of the private sector is essential, to

Financial collapse stymies progress for Millennium Development Goal

The global financial crisis is still being felt not just in the West, but also in developing countries. As the worldwide economy makes tentative steps towards stability, progress in poorer countries is slower due to drops in funding for trade and development: fewer jobs available and lower wages for those who do remain employed. Despite this, the World Bank has recently claimed that plans are still on track to meet the

Are all local communities created equal?

Representatives from UNESCO and the international education sector will come together at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Thursday July 22 to discuss international development and the centrality of education and gender equality after disaster and conflict at this year’s Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) in Washington D.C. According to Dr. M. J. Ebenhack, session panellist and President of AHEAD Energy: “About 1.5 billion people lack access to

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