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WatchGuard Teams With Dell for Network Security

The relationship, a first of its kind in the category, to boost Network Security throughout the businesses in India through Joint Marketing efforts New Delhi – June 24, 2008 – WatchGuard® Technologies, a leading global provider of network security solutions, today announced that it has entered into a first-of-its-kind, one stop strategic partnership with Dell India to offer businesses throughout India, enterprise wide solutions that are integrated with WatchGuard’s

National MS Society Raises More Than $787,500 Through Walk MS

Funds Support MS Programs in the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (June 23, 2008) — The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced the 2008 Walk MS raised $787,837. The May 3 Triangle event attracted more than 4,000 supporters and participants to the RBC Center. Monies raised from the 19th annual Walk MS event will help the nearly 4,300 people living with multiple sclerosis

Kelly Services appoints Rajiv Mehrotra as the Country General Manager in India

Kelly Services Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) today announced the appointment of Rajiv Mehrotra as the Country General Manager for India with immediate effect. Mr. Mehrotra brings over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, operations and strategic planning to this role and joins Kelly from Shyam Telecom where he was the Head of Business Operations, managing the business consulting division for India, Europe and Asia Pacific. Reporting to Mr.

GM India inaugurates dealership at Khairane, Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai: General Motors India today inaugurated yet another dealership entitled M/s. Nikhil Automobiles Pvt Ltd, at Khairane, Navi Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion… General Motors India said, “We are indeed pleased to have a dealership in Navi Mumbai to support the ever-expanding base of loyal GM India customers in the region. In all, we now have four sales points and an equal number of service outlets in Mumbai, thus

Nine Years in the Ministry and Community

Dallas, Texas – July 2008. What started as a small vision in the eyes of Bishop Veynell Warren has now come to fruition as the New Believers Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 9 years ministering to the community. The dates for the church anniversary are July 7 – July 9 (7pm nightly) with closing ceremony on July 13 at 3pm. “If the Bible says it, we believe it!” said

Storytime Saturdays Score Big with the Durham Community

DURHAM, NC - “Changing the community begins with our youth,” were the words NeoSoul Trading Company President Leroy Brown used to kick off the Storytime Saturdays series, held in Durham’s historic Northgate Mall. National Football League Veteran Alvis Whitted captured the attention of the children in attendance for over an hour as he shared personal stories on the importance of saving, the theme for the reading. J.J. Chambers, who attended with his

Lombardo Family Hosts Event Raising $53,000 for 3 Charities

[RANDOLPH, MA] The Lombardo’s Family celebrated the Vincent’s Night Club 22nd anniversary with a charity gala at Vincent’s and Lombardo’s in Randolph, on Wednesday May 14th. As they do every year, the Lombardo’s Family, owners of both Lombardo’s and Vincent’s Night Club, hosted three charities at this gala ball. The family picks up 100% of the expense for the entertainment, food & liquor. In return, guests are asked to

A.W. Watts Senior Center Thanks Annual Fund Contributors

Hopkinsville, KY – On May 30th the A.W. Watts Senior Center received the last of the major outstanding contributions to the inaugural Annual Fund campaign which began February 1, 2008. The Annual Fund campaign grossed $22,826 from 188 contributors to benefit the “Meals on Wheels” program. “We are honored and blessed to be regarded so highly by our local community that they would support us in such a manner.

June 2008 American-German Networking Opportunities in Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany June 6, 2008 -- The American German Business Club (AGBC) Heidelberg Chapter will hold its next business Luncheon on June 17 and its annual Mid-Summer Night’s Dream River Cruise on June 27 aboard the Georg Fischer boat. The AGBC is a dynamic, volunteer-led organization with 700 members throughout Germany. The AGBC Heidelberg Chapter holds a Luncheon meeting every third Tuesday of the month with outstanding

More Women Business Owners (WBO) Chapters forming in Northern California

Women Business Owners (WBO) is an international 501c3 non-profit organization, founded in February 2004, supporting the women behind the business with online and offline resources. WBO members have been leading local business groups around the country for several months. Recently, some members of WBO have decided to start local WBO business chapters. Beginning this month, Christina Wiley, owner of Christina Wiley Enterprises and an Irresistible Woman Coach, is in the process

La Canada Flintridge Rescue cats find new homes at Super Adoption Festival

La Canada Flintridge, Calif.—On April 27, Happy Strays Rescue, a local not for profit organization that cares for abandoned, stray, and orphaned cats and kittens, participated in the Best Friends Annual Society Spring Super Adoption Festival in North Hollywood, Calif. An estimated 300 pets were placed as a result of the annual festival, including five cats from the Happy Strays Rescue group. The rescue was thrilled to find a permanent and

La Canada Flintridge (LCF) Rescue Requests Donations for “Kitten Shower”

La Canada Flintridge, Calif.— It is “raining kittens” at Happy Strays Rescue and during the month of June, the organization is asking La Canada residents and businesses to support this local cat rescue with much needed donations for its cats and kittens in foster care. It’s that time again- spring and summer, when more and more kittens are born and showing up at shelter and rescue organizations’ doors. During the

TDA Whitetail Workshop Draws Record Crowd

SAN ANTONIO — Seeking instruction on how to produce 200-inch whitetail bucks, more than 150 ranch owners and whitetail deer enthusiasts from across Texas gathered at the scenic Mustang Creek Ranch in Salado, Texas, for the Third Annual Whitetail Workshop. The Texas Deer Association (TDA) was a principal sponsor for the event which featured renowned whitetail expert and TDA-co-founder Dr. James C. Kroll who delivered an informative curriculum on

VoIP Reduces Expenses for Non-Profit Agencies

Appia Communications, Inc., a leading provider of managed IT and telecom services, announces Voice over Internet Protocol telephone services designed specifically to lower the operating costs of non-profit organizations. “Non-profits face a particularly difficult set of challenges today,” said Victor von Schlegell, Appia’s president. “One of these challenges is how to carry out their important missions with fewer resources. They therefore want to cut costs, and IT and telecom are good

Service for conference teams and participants extended

More than 100 conferences congresses and symposia were added in 2 months from 30 countries on all categories within the last months and different search routines are supporting the people to find their event. This missing piece of the puzzle is provided on Symposia 24 websites to allow individuals and organisations offering or searching for conferences, congresses, symposia and conventions, to find and present innovative ideas. The portal offers according to

Nonprofit Helps Motorcyclists Receive Lifesaving Training

(Camarillo, CA) - Riders University Inc, a public charity aimed at increasing motorcycle safety, awarded training scholarships to five deserving motorcyclists this spring. Financial assistance for basic skills training courses was distributed to motorcycle owners from California, Oklahoma, Georgia and Massachusetts. The Spring 2008 scholarship awards were the first set of training scholarships awarded by Riders University, designed to promote formal training courses and improve accessibility to training for

BBB Education Foundation Extends Scholarship Application Deadline

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 28, 2008)— The Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina has extended the deadline for submitting the BBB Education Foundation (BBBEF) Scholarship application until May 30, 2008. Scholarships ranging from $300 to $5,000 are exclusively available to BBB of Eastern North Carolina Accredited Businesses’ employees and their families. Since 2002, the BBBEF Scholarship Program has awarded more than $38,000 in scholarship funds to local students who

Berlin Airlift Vets to Be Honored at ILA

Combat pilot, professor of political science, and author of THE UNHERALDED: MEN AND WOMEN OF THE BERLIN BLOCKADE AND AIRLIFT, Edwin Gere joins a handful of veterans who served in the Berlin Airlift to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary, May 27 through June 1 at the Berlin International Air Show—ILA at Schönefeld Airport. Gere, who speaks conversational German, will be available for interviews. Here are some stories you might find interesting

Speaker Ron Karr earns coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation

Ron Karr, CSP Designated Certified Speaking Professional Ron Karr, sales, negotiation, & customer service expert and author, has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation. Established in 1980, the CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and excellence. Fewer than 10 percent of the International Federation for Professional Speakers hold this professional designation. The CSP designation is conferred by the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the International

Record Urgent Care Convention Attendance Reflects Industry Growth

For those that attended the Urgent Care Association of America\'s 2008 Annual Convention, the possibilities of the future became very clear. Health care is changing, and not only does urgent care play an essential role in the future of care but it is also serving as a an expanding catalyst for this change. UCAOA (and the city of New Orleans) were host to the largest gathering of urgent care professionals

Change or Fall Behind Is Message from Speakers at the NSGA Management Conference …

MOUNT PROSPECT, IL – While the speakers, panelists and workshop leaders covered a broad range of topics, one message was clear. The sporting goods industry is in a time of change, and those who resist that change are likely victims. And the more than 400 attendees picked up on that message. “It was great to share thoughts and perspectives in a time of intense change,” said Nissan Joseph, president and COO of


Salt Lake City, Utah – May 17, 2008 –, a web site dedicated to jobseekers who earn a gross salary of $50,000 to $100,000, announced the launch of its new site to the public today. Employers wishing to find resumes for potential hires within this popular income bracket can now market their positions on the site and filter out individuals who are under-qualified or over-qualified. has

A Cut above the Rest - Alumni of BITS Pilani 75-80 Batch

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 a new record for the number of alumni who turned up for the same. The alumni of this batch include a stellar constellation of Chairmen, Managing Directors, COOs, CEOs,

2nd Annual Veterans Car Show Open to Public in Jacksonville, Florida

Lakeshore American Legion Post 137 in Jacksonville, Florida is pleased to welcome everyone to the 2nd Annual Veterans Car Show, on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 17th. 2008. The public is invited to our open house on that day, where refreshments and entertainment will be provided. The event will begin at 8:00 am, judging for the car show begins at 10:00 am and awards will be presented at 3:00 pm.

Women Business Owners Announce July Expo

May 13, 2008 Houston, Texas: Join Women Business Owners (WBO) online at our JULY EXPO as we learn, shop, laugh, and network. Women from all walks of life will be joining to grow their business, meet other women, and share what they have learned through networking. This year’s event runs for three days: Thursday, July 17 - Saturday July 19, 2008. Times are: Thursday & Friday 7:30am-6pm PST/10:30am-9pm EST, Saturday 7:30am-2:30pm,

EBS Alumni opens new China Office as first German alumni association to meet gro …

Beijing, May 10, 2008: EBS Alumni is proud to announce the inception of its China Office, the first overseas office of any German alumni club. Approved by unanimous Board decision, the move ushers in the second phase of the EBS Alumni globalization strategy, an ambitious multi-year blueprint for international expansion. Besides meeting growing communication needs for Chinese universities and alumni clubs, EBS Alumni China Office is already being

Dreamtech Book Release - JDBC, Servlets and JSP BLACK BOOK

Delhi, India (May 9, 2008) - “Why to copy class notes (which may contain mistakes), when they are easily available in the form of a book,” says Corporate Trainer and an independent consultant – Santosh Kumar K. His new book, “JDBC, Servlets and JSP Black Book”, published by Dreamtech Press, is out for release today. This book provides the “Web Developers” with a simple and consistent mechanism for extending the

George H.W. Bush receives Henry A. Kissinger Prize at the American Academy in Be …

Berlin (May 8, 2008) - George H. W. Bush will be the recipient of the annual Henry A. Kissinger Prize, the American Academy in Berlin announced today. The award ceremony will take place on July 3, 2008. Former President Bush and Dr. Kissinger will both attend. The award will be presented by the Chairman of the American Academy in Berlin, Richard C. Holbrooke. “I am profoundly moved

CoSign Digital Signatures Automated Business Processes at Marrickville Council

ARX (Algorithmic Research), a leading provider of digital signature (standard electronic signature) solutions, and its Australian/New Zealand partner TME Digital Signature, have implemented a CoSign® digital signature solution at Marrickville Council, the local government council in the Inner West region of Sydney. Previous to CoSign's implementation, Marrickville Council relied heavily on paper in its memo approval processes. The Council creates a significant number of memos each week focusing on a range

Foster Care Charity Honors Volunteers for Giving Back to Children

Actress Alison Arngrim was the Guest Speaker at Charity’s Awards Ceremony (PASADENA, CA)—During Child Abuse Prevention Month, Hillsides, a foster care children’s charity, honored several volunteers at Hillsides Annual Angel Award Ceremony. For its commitment to giving back to the community in San Gabriel Valley, including Pasadena, Rusnak Auto Group was selected by the local charity to receive the Hillsides Community Angel Award. With support from the company’s leadership, Paul Rusnak,


DURHAM, NC – National Football League Veteran Alvis Whitted has teamed up with The NeoSoul Trading Company to host a story time for children in Durham’s historic Northgate Mall. A Durham native and graduate of North Carolina State University, Whitted believes starting with his own community is the right thing to do. “I grew up in Durham just down the street from Northgate Mall,” Whitted said. “I recognize the challenges this

Foster Care Volunteers Will Host Tournaments for Summer Camp

Children’s Charity Will Host Annual Tennis, Bridge and Bunco Tournaments (ARCADIA, CA)—Sponsoring this year’s Bartlett Cup, Hillsides Guild will host the annual Tennis, Bridge and Bunco Tournaments on May 15 to raise funds for summer camp activities for foster care children at Hillsides, a Pasadena charity. “Summer camp starts the day the school year is over from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Staff keeps the children and youth challenged

Help Hillsides Create Safe Places for Foster Care Children

Band Together to Support National Foster Care Awareness Month (PASADENA, CA) Today, over 513,000 children and teens are residing in foster care nationwide. Hillsides, a foster care children’s charity serving Los Angeles County for 95 years, has created safe places for over 35,000 children throughout the years. Twenty years ago, then Senator Strom Thurmond introduced a resolution proclaiming May as National Foster Care Month. Foster Care Awareness Month serves as a way

Mukul Bhatia to head Citec Engineering India

Mr. Mukul Bhatia has been appointed Managing Director for Citec Engineering India Pvt Ltd. Mukul Bhatia has more than 20 years of solid experience from senior engineering positions. He has recently headed the Fluid Power Group within the Engineering Center of Eaton Corporation, a large diversified US industrial group. In this role, he supported Eaton’s global growth goals, including targeted growth within Asia Pacific. He has also worked as General

"One Step Closer" Walk for Leukodystrophy in Old Bridge, NJ

The Stennis Foundation, a nationwide 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Amarillo, Texas, will be the recipient of funds raised at the “One Step Closer” Walk for Leukodystrophy. The Walk will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at Lombardi Field at Old Bridge High School. Sign-in and late registration begins at 12:00 noon; the walk begins at 1:00 p.m. Proceeds from this event will be used to

BIOTECON Diagnostics acquires LightCycler System Technology License from Roche D …

Mannheim, Potsdam, April, 2008 - BIOTECON Diagnostics, Potsdam and Roche Applied Science, a business unit of Roche Diagnostics have concluded a nonexclusive, worldwide licensing agreement for the development, production and marketing of PCR kits for the LightCycler instrument. The license includes rights for qualitative and quantitative detection and for the identification of harmful germs and genetic modifications in foodstuffs. The combination of Roche´s Light Cycler technology and BIOTECON´s verification procedures

Author Brings National Poetry Month to Women Business Owners

Women Business Owners (WBO) is a 501c3 non profit organization founded in Houston, TX. Its mission is to provide education and support to all women business owners. WBO launched its online talk radio show in January, 2008, to expand and reach more women business owners by giving them an opportunity to share their business successes and resources with other women. BlogTalkRadio is a social-talk radio network that host thousands of

VAnetworking Presents Seminar on The 8 Signs of an Amateur Writer is pleased to announce Dawn Goldberg of Write Well U ( Dawn will be presenting “The 8 Signs of an Amateur Writer” on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. (EST). What does your writing say about you as a virtual assistant? Are you clever? Concise? Clear? Intelligent? What if your writing makes you stand out as an amateur to your clients and their clients?

GMI’s gets Recognition from ELance Inc For Best Customer Feedback

Mumbai - 26th February 2008: GMI (Grey Matter India Technologies Pvt. Ltd), operating in the Social Networking Web Applications, Wireless Application development and content distribution domains has recently been awarded by Elance Inc (, as the recipient of the “best customer feedback” amongst nearly fifty two thousand providers worldwide. This prestigious award was announced in a glittering ceremony organized in Delhi, India. Mr. Fabio Rosati, CEO ELance Inc. and Mr.

Freshfields Partner joins GÖRG - Further strengthening of GÖRG’s M&A and corpora …

Prominent new partner for GÖRG: As of 1 May 2008, attorney and notary Dr. Hans-Michael Giesen joins GÖRG from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, bolstering GÖRG\'s M&A team from the Berlin office. \"With Dr. Giesen, we\'ve been able to attract a first class partner with international expertise and many years of experience who will perfectly complement our transactions practice and significantly strengthens our present team\" commented Dr. Roland Hoffmann-Theinert, head of GÖRG\'s

Haier Refrigerator Models are now with Star Rating

New Delhi, April 17, 2008: Haier, one of the largest Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances brand across the globe, introduced new range of '4 Star Rated' refrigerators for the first time in the Indian market, defining the highest standards of energy efficiency. Haier India has achieved certification for its energy efficient Refrigerators from Bureau of Energy Efficiency, a board under the Govt. of India which certifies the capability of

STARs Shine and Take the Time to Mentor

Los Angeles, CA – April 16, 2008 – On Tuesday, April 22, 2008 (assembly to be held from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.), S.T.A.R. Foundation, actresses Lark Voorhies, Regina King, Tamela Jones, and Jill Marie Jones from the upcoming movie, "The Longshots" will host an all-girls assembly at Westchester High School in Los Angeles, California in an effort to raise awareness to the increasing number of minority females whom are contracting

Traffikoo launches the Traffikoo Organization Program

Traffikoo is pleased to introduce the Traffikoo Organization Program, an offering which will allow organizations of all kinds to raise money from their associated communities and also provide those communities with special offers and deals they would otherwise not have access to, thus building member loyalty. Organizations participating in the Traffikoo Organization Program will have a website created for them by Traffikoo. This website will include links and information about many

Gulf Coast Assembly of God Will Dedicate New 400 Seat Sanctuary Sunday, 4/20/08

North Port, Sarasota County, FL, April 15, 2008 – Gulf Coast Assembly of God will dedicate it’s new 400 seat sanctuary during the 10 a.m. Sunday morning service at 2800 Pan American Blvd. All interested North Port citizens are encouraged and welcome to attend. The guest list also includes North Port’s City Manager, Assistant City Manager, City Commissioners, and other City of North Port staff. Dedication service will feature special


U.K.-Based Assessment Solutions Provider Opens U.S. Office to Service Existing Blue Chip Client Base and Expand into New Markets San Francisco, CALIF.: April 9, 2008 — Cognisco Ltd, the world’s leading intelligent 'employee assessment’ solutions specialist, today announced the opening of its U.S. subsidiary, Cognisco USA Inc., headquartered in New York City. Cognisco representatives made the announcement at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference in San Francisco (April

Basement Systems finds new ways to help with Relay For Life

This year, Basement Systems is picking up the torch to support the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Bethel. Larry Janesky joined in the cause immediately and became one of the event’s first corporate sponsors this year. Additionally, the employees are participating in a “reverse auction”, donating books, children’s toys, candles, Beanie Babies, movies, electronics, and a variety of other small household goods that are being auctioned

Fullerton Students Go to Bat for Kids Affected by Child Abuse

Los Angeles Foster Care Children’s Charity Benefits from Fullerton Baseball Game (PASADENA, CA)— To bring awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Month, students from California State University, Fullerton are hosting a baseball game on Saturday, April 12, at 6:00 p.m. Benefiting Hillsides, a 95-year-old foster care children’s charity serving kids and families in Los Angeles County, the proceeds will fulfill special wishes for children affected by abuse and neglect. Studies have

Church Hosts Benefit Concert for Pasadena Foster Care Charity

St. George Episcopal Church will Feature Los Angeles Vocal Soloist and Pasadena Poet (PASADENA, CA)— To bring awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Month, St. George Episcopal Church is hosting “Mystical Songs and Poetry Concert” on Saturday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m. Benefiting Hillsides, a 95-year-old foster care children’s charity in Pasadena, the proceeds will provide much-needed services and programs to children affected by abuse and neglect. St. George Church

New Pet Rescue Association Offers Forms, Pet Care Articles, and Information to H …

SANDPOINT, Idaho – Those doing the work of saving homeless animals often lack two things: money and time. A new association called the National Association of Pet Rescue Professionals (NAPRP) helps people dedicated to pet rescue work save time by offering them completely customizable pet care articles, tutorials for common business and marketing documents, artwork, and information. Like any business entity, humane organizations are faced with the task of getting the

International Plastics Distributor Finds New VPGM

Langley, BC, March 1, 2008 – Prisma Plastics International is proud to introduce Marc de Grave as the new Vice President and General Manager. Marc will be based out of their Kitchener, Ontario location and will work with the existing management team; Ali Merali, Marc Lewis and Pat Curley in developing and implementing a business plan to manage business development opportunities and lead the efforts in growing the alliance companies. Members

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