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Microsoft CTO Colin Nurse to Keynote First Social Media in Law Enforcement Confe …

Social Media in Law Enforcement (The SMILE Conference) comes to DC April 7-9, 2010 Washington DC, April 7, 2010 - The first ever social media conference for law enforcement professionals will feature Colin Nurse, Chief Technology Officer: State & Local Government for Microsoft as a keynote speaker. The Social Media In Law Enforcement conference (The SMILE Conference™) is taking place in Washington DC April 7-9, 2010, at the historic 1777 F

Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Integrity House

Integrity House to Host Golf Classic at Essex County Country Club to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Fight against Substance Abuse NEWARK (MARCH 25, 2010)—Integrity House, a nationally recognized substance abuse rehabilitation center with locations in Newark and Secaucus, will host its annual Golf Classic at the Essex County Country Club on Tuesday May 18, 2010 to help raise funds for their community outreach programs and for the Integrity Initiative

Carolina Event & Conference Center Announces New Web Site

Western North Carolina Event & Conference facility unveils brand new, custom designed web site. Forest City, NC – Carolina Event & Conference Center, a premier western North Carolina venue for weddings, business conferences, and other special events, is pleased to announce the debut of their newly redesigned web site. The site showcases the various features and services provided by the facility, such as in-house catering, state-of-the-art audio/visual capability, wireless internet access,

Russell Bedford Malaysia appoints audit partner

Russell Bedford LC & Company, the Malaysian member firm of the Russell Bedford International accounting network, has welcomed THEO Wuey Sze as an audit partner. Wuey Sze, a former partner of a Big 4 firm, has about 15 years of work experience and has led and completed audit engagements in various industries with different corporate structures, the majority of them for publicly-listed and multinational companies. He has also worked on a

Drug Residue Study In White-tailed Deer Completed

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- A cooperative research study between the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University and the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College Station determined that tissue residues on the 11th day post-treatment in chemically immobilized white-tailed deer were at minimal levels. A total of thirty-three adult white-tailed deer donated by the Texas Deer Association were immobilized with a combination of the

Pumacy expands process management segment and appoints new division manager

Pumacy Technologies AG takes process management to the next level and appoints Christian Kind as new division manager. Bernburg, March 2010 – Christian Kind has been appointed as new division manager process management at Pumacy Technologies AG with immediate effect. In this role he will be responsible for coordinating all administrative aspects of the division as well as sales and marketing. Since 2007 Christian Kind has been appointed deputy head of

2010 Judaica Reference and Bibliography Awards Announced by AJL

The Research Libraries, Archives, and Special Collections Division of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) is very pleased to announce the winners of its 2010 Judaica Reference and Bibliography Awards. Reference In the reference category, the winner is The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, published by Indiana University Press in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Led by Dr. Geoffrey Megargee from the Holocaust

German-Indian Round Table Introduces New Speaker

Dr. Andreas Waldraff becomes new Speaker of GIRT in Germany, taking over from Rudolf Weiler – Rajnish Tiwari presented as new head of GIRT Hamburg Dr. Andreas Waldraff (UFB.B GmbH, Berlin) officially becomes the new Speaker of the German-Indian Round Table (GIRT) in Germany. During the meeting of the GIRT in Hamburg, on 23rd of February 2010, and in the presence of Consul General of India Dr. B.M. Vinod Kumar, former

Free Teleclass for Writers: How to Use Twitter to Attract Clients

SYRACUSE, New York—The International Association of Professional Ghost Writers will be holding the first of what will be an ongoing series of teleclasses on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Entitled "How to Use Twitter to Get Writing Clients,” this free class will be given by the IAPGW’s Executive Director, Mary Anne Hahn, who chose this topic to kick off the association’s teleclass series because of her expertise in using this form of

Groundbreaking Passion Quotient for Alma Mater by BITS Pilani 75-80 Batch Alumni

Alumni of BITS Pilani firmly believe that when a mission is taken up with passion, there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond reach. BITSians have always been known for their passion in whatever they do and the noble gesture by the BITS Alumni of 1975-80 batch goes to reiterate the same. This batch had their silver jubilee at Pilani in October 2005 and set

Green Collar Association Speaks with Olympic Organizing Committee Chief Sustaina …

The February issue of, Green Expectations, the Green Collar Association monthly newsletter features an in-depth interview with Ann Duffy, Corporate Sustainability Officer for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games (VANOC). Duffy is interviewed by Director of Research and Communications, Dr. Michael O. Dayan, who asks about her role as Corporate Sustainability Officer and the sustainability efforts by the Olympic Organizing Committee. This issue also contains

Global Village Champions delivers over 6 million meals to Haiti

February 24, 2010--Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti last month, Global Village Market is providing food aid in the form of more than 6 million meals to assist those affected by the tragedy. Haiti food aid is much needed in that aftermath of the tragic earthquake on January 12 that wreaked havoc on the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake caused an unprecedented loss of life and property, and

Over $1.5 million medical supplies into Haiti brought in by Global Village Champ …

Global Village Champions Brings Over $1.5 Million In Medical Supplies to Haiti February 22, 2010—Haiti’s medical supplies were destroyed in the collapse of Haiti’s hospital as a result of January’s devastating earthquake. Haiti’s remaining medical supplies quickly diminished due to the increased use and need to help victims. At a time when Haiti medical supplies are in high demand, Global Village Champions and Villagers brought over $1.5 million in medical supplies

Habitat for Humanity to Offer Finishing Touches for Orange County Homes

Redi Shade Donates Window Coverings to Help Area Families in Need Habitat for Humanity of Orange County recently took delivery of nearly 7,000 window shades courtesy of a donation by Redi Shade, the world’s premier manufacturer of easy-to-install window coverings. A portion of the shades will be sold at Habitat ReStores in Orange County and surrounding areas. ReStores sell donated home improvement goods like Redi Shade window coverings—furniture, home accessories, building materials

ParetoLogic Donates Blood to Help those in Need

February 16, 2010 -- ParetoLogic is one company that really gives from the heart. The security and utility software developer recently signed up to become Partners for Life with Canadian Blood Services. This marks a commitment to donate blood, platelets, and plasma - as individuals and as a company - to better ensure the ability of Canadian Blood Services to help those in need. “We’ve got over 120 staff at

A breakthrough innovation for Corporate Universities worldwide: The Corporate Un …

The global social networking & knowledge centre platform exclusively for corporate university professionals is born. The Corporate University Community Platform (CUCP) is a unique tool that enables corporate university professionals from all over the world to connect and collaborate with their peers and without pressure to purchase products from the consulting market. Released by the Paris-based Global Council of Corporate Universities (GlobalCCU -www.globalccu.com) in early February 2010, CUCP features a centre

A Global Call to Remember, Haiti In March - Facebook Cause seeks 20,000 pledges …

REMEMBERING the victims of the Haiti Earthquake and taking action to help them is the push of a new Facebook Cause. A California company has taken on the responsibility of calling people to Join this global movement to take time out of the month of March, to REMEMBER, and to HELP the tiny Island Nation rebuild. Millions of lives have been altered in ways most in the global community will never

EU Funds 2010 The 5th European Annual Symposium in Berlin – ERDF, ESF, CF, EAFRD …

For the 5th time this event of the European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law brings together 600 EU Funds experts from all over Europe. This unique European forum encourages an exchange of knowledge, experience and best practice between EU Institutions and Member States. 2010 will turn out to be an important year for both the actual and future delivery of EU Funding. The ex-post evaluations of programmes are nearing completion.

Emergency Aid Deployment in Haiti - 31 January 2010

Press Release regarding the Emergency Aid Deployment in Haiti - 31 January 2010 Monday, 1 February 2010 - 23:02 DEMIRA Deutsche Minenräumer e.V.: Emergency Response Unit returned from Port-au-Prince Munich, 31 January 2010. Two weeks after its arrival in Santo Domingo, the medical primary care team of four consisting of Marcia Hamzat, paediatrician Dr. Thomas Eichholz, trauma surgeon Dr. Aljoscha Schäffler of the trauma surgery department of the hospital

Pasadena Foster Care Charity Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

(PASADENA, CA)— Pasadena foster care charity, Hillsides, announces the appointment of its new chief executive officer, Joseph Costa, who comes to Los Angeles from another multi-service children’s charity in Northern California. “We selected our final candidates from over a hundred applications from across the country. We feel with absolute certainty that Joe Costa is the right individual to serve the needs of Hillsides as he begins his tenure in

International Ghost Writers Association Launched

SYRACUSE, New York, USA— Until recently, there was no one place for ghost writers or those interested in ghost writing to go for information and support. Now there’s an association that plans to serve both active ghost writers and those who aspire to be: The International Association of Professional Ghost Writers. Besides providing a free biweekly newsletter to anyone who subscribes, the IAPGW offers two levels of

Youth Philanthropists Tour Pasadena Special Education School

(PASADENA, CA)—For Jeremy Ramirez, a student who was unable to find a comfortable learning environment to achieve academic successes, Hillsides Education Center was the perfect fit. Over the course of two years, Ramirez delved into the vocational program at the special education school in Pasadena and worked on projects he enjoyed, which gave him, for the first time, the confidence to be successful in school. This confidence crossed over

Critical Rationality of the Buddhists and the Rationality of Science: a talk on …

Buddhist thought is characterized by centuries of critical thinking on issues related to the nature of reality, perception and inference (logic). Buddhist philosophy is defined by this special critical approach to the understanding of our experiences of the world. Buddhist logic is the first example of a methodology which attempts to 'rationally' understand the relation between the world and our descriptions of it, thus making it the first example of

Rotary Clubs Worldwide Mobilize to Help Meet the Massive Need for Humanitarian A …

EVANSTON, Ill. (Jan. 27, 2010) -- From raising funds to collecting relief supplies to distributing life-saving shelters in Port-au-Prince, Rotary clubs rotary.org worldwide continue to ramp up efforts to assist the victims of the killer earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12. And that includes members of the 17 Rotary clubs operating in Haiti, where pediatrician Claude Surena, a Rotary member in Port-au-Prince, has been tapped by President Rene Preval to

Training for specialists on social networking with children and families

25-28 January EveryChild Ukraine in terms of the project “Preventing Separation of Children through Implementation of Gate-keeping mechanism” starts to teach Kiev Oblast specialists of social sphere and childcare services to use Swedish social networking method widely spread in Europe and Russia in their work with Ukrainian families in crisis. Training will be facilitated by a qualified expert in social networking from Moscow Social Rehabilitation Center “Otradnoye” (Russian Federation). The

Junior League of Tampa Provisional Class Lends Assistance to Mary Lee’s House

The 2009-2010 Provisional Class of the Junior League of Tampa has partnered with Mary Lee’s House to provide support to the organization’s staff, volunteers and families in the Tampa Bay area. Funding was secured through a generous donation from the Eckerd Family Foundation. Mary Lee’s House, a children’s advocacy center that opened in late 2008, serves children who have been removed from their homes due to suspected cases of abuse

MLK Day in Nashville finds the dream marching on.....Struggles recalled; legacy …

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY The Rev. Kelly Miller Smith Jr. used to think all families' dinner-table talk revolved around how to get one's child enrolled in a segregated school. He was 5 years old when his father, the first NAACP Nashville chapter president, became one of the first parents to sue to integrate the city's schools. "What you remember is the brick thrown into a home, the house set on fire,"

The Textile Association (India) steps up to strengthen Corporate Response to HIV …

New Delhi – Recognizing the need to address HIV & AIDS related issues at work place, and in order to sensitize the decision makers and senior executives in the industry, the Textile Association (India) has extended support to Denim Club India's ongoing year long HIV and AIDS awareness campaign and will be organising a special awareness session for the participants at the 65th All India Textile Conference being held at

Caring for the Orphaned Children of Belarus

In Belarus, the nightmare of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster persists in the faces of the young children living at the Minsk Orphanage. Most of the 90 children who consider this orphanage their home, suffer from birth defects and developmental delays attributed to one of the worst radioactive accidents in human history. According to official post-Soviet data, about 60% of the radioactive fallout landed in Belarus. After the Chernobyl tragedy, the number

New Company Provides Educational Books for Emerging Adult Readers

Columbia, SC — Readable & Relevant Press, founded by award-winning writer Betsy Wolff, provides books to help young adult and adult readers improve their literacy skills. After working 25+ years as an advocate and social marketer in South Carolina’s poorest areas, Betsy Wolff created this new venture to help fill a long-standing need for practical, empowering books for people struggling with illiteracy. “In many situations I’ve encountered, I’ve been shocked by

Dot Com Infoway becomes Sun Associate partner

Dot Com Infoway., India’s top ranking software development and IT enabled services provider, today announced, a new technological partnership with Sun Microsystems Inc, one of the biggest International provider of software and Information technology services. Dot Com Infoway proudly announced that the company has become an Associate Partner in the Sun Partner Advantage Program for Independent Software Vendors. Sun's Partner Advantage Program for ISVs provides vast resources to its partners who

Payless Shoes 4 Kids Donates 100 Shoes to Los Angeles Charity

(PASADENA, CA) – Selected as a partner in the Payless Shoes 4 Kids program, Hillsides received one hundred $15 gift certificates for shoes to give to families living in Los Angeles County that are in crisis and have financial hardship. “Each Holiday season, Hillsides provides support, relief and safe places for children and youth,” said John Hitchcock, the foster care children’s charity executive director. “Through the support of our friends and

Application window for college financial aid opened Jan. 1

Colorado's CollegeInvest tells students to send their federal application ASAP January 7, 2010, Denver, CO – January 1 was the opening window for students to begin to apply for college financial assistance using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be submitted through June but CollegeInvest, Colorado's not-for-profit higher education financing resource, encourages parents and students to submit their forms as early as possible because most financial aid

DCI Mobile Studios, listed among Top 25 mobile companies in India

DCI Mobile Studios, one of the premier mobile application development company has been voted as one of the top 25 mobile development companies in India. DCI Mobile Studios, the mobile application development division of the leading custom software developer, Dot Com Infoway. Recently, DCI mobile Studios has been voted as one of the top 25 most reliable mobile development companies in India by the popular tech magazine “The Smart Techie”.

Dot Com Infoway to participate in CeBIT 2010: Hall 6–Booth #J23/1

Dot Com Infoway, one of the leading Software and Mobile application development company in the Indian Sub-Continent, will be exhibiting its outstanding software and mobile applications product line at the CeBIT, 2010. Dot Com Infoway (DCI), is an Asian leader in custom software and Mobile application solutions, will be participating in the CeBIT 2010 trade fair, being held in Hanover, Germany, March 2-6, 2010. The company will showcase its range of

Kelly Miller Smith Jr. to speak on MLK Day

The Rev. Dr. Kelly Miller Smith Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Convocation on Monday, Jan. 18, at Tennessee State University’s Gentry Center. The convocation program follows the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March from 28th Avenue North to the Tennessee State University campus. This year’s event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Nashville’s sit-in demonstrations. The Interdenominational Ministers’ Fellowship has adopted,

Dot Com Infoway to participate in CeBIT 2010: Hall 6–Booth #J27

Dot Com Infoway, one of the leading Software and Mobile application development company in the Indian Sub-Continent, will be exhibiting its outstanding software and mobile applications product line at the CeBIT, 2010. Dot Com Infoway (DCI), is an Asian leader in custom software and Mobile application solutions, will be participating in the CeBIT 2010 trade fair, being held in Hanover, Germany, March 3-6, 2010. The company will showcase its range of

Visiting Artist Program Launches at Pasadena Special Education School

(PASADENA, CA) – While visiting Hillsides Education Center, a special education school in Pasadena, Kendall and Suzana Roclord believed it would be inspiring and exciting if students could be exposed to a steady stream of people who are creative in various fields. pizZazZ at Hillsides was born. A program designed to introduce students to new visiting artists, pizZazZ was launched in December featuring Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite, known for her comic

Appia’s Phone Services Make a Difference for Nonprofit Agency

Nonprofits face unprecedented challenges in the current economy. A new case study shows how the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana cut costs and improved operations with Appia’s hosted VoIP services. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – December 29, 2009 – Appia Communications has released a new case study demonstrating how its communication and networking services can benefit nonprofit agencies of all sizes. The study features the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater

Knockouts for Girls Brings Toys & Tips to Los Angeles Foster Care Children

(Pasadena, CA)—While some businesses are scaling down their philanthropic giving this year, one Los Angeles charity is going the distance by bringing toys and self-defense tips to a local foster care children’s charity. Knockouts for Girls wanted to give back to the community and reach out to those who are underprivileged, and chose Hillsides, a foster care children’s charity, as their perfect fit. Organizing the toy drive and the self-defense workshop

Sikkim Manipal University Directorate of Distance Education launches ‘Vidyadeep’ …

The article is about the introduction of scholarships initiative taken by Sikkim Manipal University of Distance Education to the poorer section of the society. Sikkim Manipal University Directorate of Distance Education (SMU-DDE) today announced the launch of Vidyadeep, a nationwide scholarship program for 1500 meritorious and deserving students of SMU-DE programs across India. Out of these 1500 scholarships, 500 scholarships will be offered to students from the North East alone. This

Greek Catholic Union Opens Ski Weekends to Non-members

BEAVER, PA - In response to the recent cold and snowy weather, the Greek Catholic Union (GCU), announced this week the dates for their 3 ski weekends, with a change in the events’ structure to invite non-member groups from regional churches to be a part of the fun. “These weekends promote the social benefits of belonging to a fraternal organization and allow members an opportunity to introduce new friends and

Pasadena Foster Care Charity Celebrates Season at Parkway Grill

(PASADENA, CA) – With the economy still in a downturn, the holiday season can be a time to lift everyone’s spirits, bringing together family and friends while celebrating the meaning of Christmas. Guests at Hillsides Guild’s annual holiday celebration at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena took time to mingle with friends while also bringing joy to many deserving foster care children and families in need. Raising over $5,000 to benefit

League of Women Voters Implements Serenic Navigator, a Microsoft Dynamics Nonpro …

Baltimore, Maryland – December 3, 2009 – The League of Women Voters of the United States selected AVF Consulting, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, to implement Serenic Navigator, a nonprofit accounting solution built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization founded in 1920 that encourages informed and active participation in government. In early 2009, the League of Women Voters began their search for an

AFCI Announces New Executive Director

CHEYENNE, WYO., December 3, 2009 - The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) recently announced that Lawrence J. Brownell will serve as the association’s next executive director effective February 1, 2010. Brownell comes to the AFCI with more than 20 years experience in managing not-for-profit and membership organizations. He received a bachelor’s degree in communications, film and television from Syracuse University and an MBA from California State

GLOBAL YOUTH TRAVEL ASSOCIATIONS TEAM UP TO ADVANCE CULTURAL EXCHANGE

Focus on work abroad opportunities in the USA at The Work Experience Travel Market annual conference taking place in Miami Florida from 17-19 March 2010. Amsterdam – December 1, 2009 – Two leading global trade associations are co-hosting their annual Work Experience Travel Market and IAPA Annual Conference (WETM-IAC Conference) in Miami, Florida in March—marking the first time the event will be held outside of Europe, and emphasizing the increasing importance

IAPA grows internationally

The International Adventure Park Association (IAPA e.V.) welcomes Go Ape, the largest operator of adventure parks in the UK, and its 22 parks as a new member of the IAPA. Wallenhorst, Kandel, 11-24-2009 – the new chairman of IAPA, Mark da Costa, had great news for the IAPA members. He succeeded in gaining the membership of Go Ape, the largest adventure park operator in the UK. And so IAPA now counts

Childreach International Futurebuilding fundraising programme in partnership wit …

Futurebuilding is a pioneering fundraising programme designed to enable volunteers to play an active role in community development projects. These projects provide invaluable support to the children of these communities, whose livelihoods are affected by stricken basic infrastructures. Despite the success of the Tanzanian government programme to improve primary education, major problems still remain with the conditions of school facilities, which have direct implications on the standard of

As a part of India Denim Day 2009 Campaign, Denim Give Away Drive to collect den …

New Delhi, 21st November 2009 – The denim give away drive, part of India Denim Day Campaign 2009 organised by the Denim Club India kick-started on a positive note with people turning up at The Brand Express showroom in New Delhi to donate old pairs of denim for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. Apart from the people who knew about the campaign, customers visiting the showroom

Combining Forces – Horse Industry Network

Cooperation in networks has become a key factor for holding one's ground under the altered globalized market conditions in terms of customer orientation, speed, flexibility and reduced costs. Since 2007, GHI has been working at various levels in this context in order to achieve these goals. A look at the operation and effectiveness of the German Horse Industry is rewarding, because it confirms that networking can also pay off in

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