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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

New Direct Marketing Groups Launched Nationwide by National Mail Order Associati …

In an effort to start connecting everyone involved in direct marketing and mail order together with others in their own area, the National Mail Order Association (NMOA) is creating individual Direct Marketing Networking Groups in each state of the USA. One of the unique aspects of this endeavor is the NMOA incorporating the social networking site Facebook as the first point of contact. “Connecting with people online is great,” says John

Founder of Foster Care Charity Played Major Role in Local History

A Look at Historical Figure during National Women’s History Month By John Hitchcock, Hillsides executive director (Los Angeles, Calif.)—In American history women have played a significant role in making our country what it is today. In particular, women addressed a plethora of unmet needs in communities and founded countless nonprofits. Most specifically in Los Angeles County, Deaconess Evelyn Wile envisioned a world where children were safe and nurtured in their homes. During

Actress Alison Arngim Speaks about Child Abuse at Charity Event

Volunteers will also be Honored for Helping Foster Care Children in Los Angeles WHO: Actress Alison Arngrim is best known to viewers for her portrayal of the incredibly nasty "Nellie Oleson" on "Little House On The Prairie." Arngrim is the keynote speaker at the annual awards ceremony for Hillsides, a 95-year foster care children’s charity in Pasadena. Arngrim segued into stage work, and most currently can be seen as a stand-up comedian

Producer & Author Frank Beddor Entertains Foster Care Kids with Seeing Redd

Producer of “There’s Something About Mary” Visits Hillsides Students in Pasadena (PASADENA, CA)— Animating his second book, SEEING REDD, Frank Beddor entertained children in foster care who live at Hillsides, Pasadena children’s charity, and students in special education at Hillsides Education Center. Producer of “There’s Something About Mary,” Beddor’s first visit with the children was last year when he engaged them in the story of THE LOOKING GLASS WARS, the first

Monaco Humanitaire 2008, a Photographic Exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum

Monaco Humanitaire 2008 is a Monegasque association set up for the organisation of a photographic exhibition in order to illustrate the humanitarian action carried out globally by the Principality of Monaco over the past fifty years. This significant humanitarian involvement, highlighted by prominent international photographers including Duncan Willets, Nick Danziger, Patrick de Wilde and others, in addition to local photographers, will be showcased to the public on the occasion of H.S.H.

ACG Chicago Awarded ACG Chapter of the Year, Large Market

CHICAGO, March 18, 2008 – The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the premier professional organization focused on corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions, today named ACG Chicago winner of “Chapter of the Year, Large Market” award. ACG is pleased to present this award to ACG Chicago at the ACG InterGrowth® conference, April 9-11, in Orlando, FL, the world’s largest conference for merger and acquisition professionals and corporate dealmakers. “Today

Website Created To Help Non-Profit Organizations

National – A new website, Not For Profit World (, has been launched to help non-profit organizations raise funding and awareness. The site provides free information, resources, and discounted products specifically tailored for non-profit organizations. Topics include fundraising, annual appeals, special event assistance, board of director and volunteer development, grant writing, and efforts for donor and volunteer retention. The site features a fundraising checklist, samples for printed fundraising pieces such as

New Pet Rescue Association Offers Members Teleseminars from Experts in the Human …

SANDPOINT, Idaho – The new National Association of Pet Rescue Professionals (NAPRP) has lined up teleseminars with a number of experts in the humane community. NAPRP Founder and President Susan Daffron will talk with the expert, and then open up the call to questions from members. The live telephone conferences will be recorded and available for download from the membership area of the NAPRP Web site at The following

Leading Entrepreneur & Social Enterprise Network To Support Re-building of Homes …

(Singapore: 13 March 2008): The XL Group, the world’s leading entrepreneur and social enterprise network, has announced that it will be supporting Habitat For Humanity with a commitment to provide funding for the rebuilding of homes in southern Mexico. 80% of the Mexican state of Tabasco is under water and 80,000 people are currently homeless. XL Property, the most recent addition to the XL Group of companies, has selected Habitat

Lama Zopa Rinpoche to Teach ‘Buddha Nature’ at Choe Khor Sum Ling, Bangalore

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the spiritual director of Choe Khor Sum Ling and of the international organization of Dharma centers known as the Foundation for the Preservation of Mahayana Traditions (FPMT), will teach at the Center in Bangalore from Thursday through Sunday, March 13 – 16, 2008. Rinpoche will give a teaching on how one can transform one’s daily activities into the activities of enlightenment. Rinpoche will talk about the

Washington Attorney General Rob MeKenna congratulates the Olympic Peninsula Trav …

Washington’s attorney general Rob MeKenna expressed his delight to offer his congratulations to the Olympic Peninsula Travel Association. In a letter of recommendation to the organization Mekenna went on to state that ‘It was very interesting to review OPTA’s history dating back to 1932 when a handful of business owners established the original Olympic Peninsula Resort and Hotel Assoc. Then MeKenna Wrote “Through the Years OPTA has worked tirelessly to

Moving Kenya forward: Rotary members seek to heal wounds

Nairobi Rotary club honors three for promoting peace and helping others during post-election violence (NAIROBI, Kenya – 10. March 2008) -- Welcoming the peace deal signed to end the post-election crisis, Kenyan Rotary club members met last Thursday with diplomats, civic and professional leaders to discuss practical ideas for healing the nation after the post-election crisis. The Rotary Club of Nairobi hosted a panel discussion to talk about the

Informa India announces the launch of MSI 2008 (Maritime Security International)

MSI 2008 - the only Indo-international mega-show dedicated to maritime security, and focused on the buoyant Indian and international maritime and naval sectors, will take place in November 2008. MARCH 2008, NEW DELHI: Informa, the owners of information super-brands including Lloyd’s MIU and Datamonitor - in association with Lloyd’s List, the international maritime and transport newspaper - have launched India’s first large-scale exhibition dedicated entirely to maritime and naval defence and

Chinese Dragons Race to Midsummer Place this Saturday 8th March

London, 5th March 2008 - The 2008 Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival, organized by Gable Events and sponsored by Electricity4Business, is being showcased this Saturday with a full size Chinese dragon boat display inside Midsummer Place. The Festival, taking place at Willen Lake on Sunday 29th June, has quickly become the biggest team event in MK and is one of the most eagerly anticipated spectacles in the city’s events calendar.

Luxury Marketing Council Launches Tampa Chapter

Tampa, FL – (March 2, 2008) – The Luxury Marketing Council, the world’s premier organization of Chief Executive Officers and Chief Marketing Offficers and key executives in the luxury goods and services space, will launch its 17th chapter at a breakfast in Tampa on March 5, 2008 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at The Tampa Club. Florida Luxury Marketing Council chairman and Affluent Insights president Christopher P. Ramey’s feature

Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Business Essentials Series

The Orcas Island (WA) Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its new Business Essentials series of workshops and seminars. Presented as a monthly morning event, with speakers touching on topics of value to your business, this series will be free for Chamber members to attend and are presented as benefit of Chamber membership. Be prepared to learn something useful with your morning coffee! Donations are accepted

Author Showcase Features Authors Passionate about Children's Picture Books

Charlottesville, VA February 29, 2007. The Reading Tub, Inc. is pleased to announce its Author Showcase for the Winter Quarter, 2008. The current slate of featured guests – Frances Gilbert, Tara Risom, Patrick Mader, and Amber Kingston – have embraced pre-readers in the adventures they create for children. \"It is always a wonderful experience putting together the interviews. The behind-the-scenes stories for the authors and their books are just as

Producer & Author Frank Beddor Entertains Foster Care Kids with Seeing Redd

Producer of “There’s Something About Mary” Visits Hillsides in Pasadena Who: Frank Beddor will entertain and animate his second book in THE LOOKING GLASS WARS trilogy, SEEING REDD, for children in foster care who live at Hillsides, Pasadena children’s charity, and students in special education at Hillsides Education Center. Freestyle skiing champion, stuntman, actor and producer BEDDOR added “author” to his repertoire with the publication of THE LOOKING GLASS WARS, the

Media Revolution 2013 – Communities and Video Games Gain in Importance

„The screening of consumer opinions“ is the motto of the 5th GfM World and Digital Marketing Entertainment Congress in Berlin, dealing with crucial trends in e-game marketing and digital marketing entertainment. For the second time the event takes place in cooperation with the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. BMW, BBDO Group, IBM, MTV, Wild Tangent and the Future-Institute present their visions of future entertainment. Erding, 29th February 2008 – It is obvious: the

The Commonwealth Nations Research Society is born

In the early hours of the morning of 7 February 2008, the Commonwealth Nations Research Society (CNRS) was born. The Commonwealth Nations Research Society (CNRS) is a non-lobbying and non-profit organisation which educates and promotes a closer, wider and stronger Commonwealth. The CNRS was founded by the former United Commonwealth Society (UCS) President, Vice President, and a few other UCS members. The mission of the new society is to foster closer bonds

Hans Messer Prize awarded to two university graduates

On 12 February the Frankfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) awarded the Hans Messer Prize 2008 to two graduates of the Frankfurt am Main University of Applied Sciences (FH FFM). They received this prize in recognition of their excellent research projects and exam results. The award brings with it EUR 2000 in prize money. Sigrun Safdari (Faculty 2: IT and Engineering) focused in her thesis on an \"Examination of the

BCI Launches BSDQ22 BPO Delivery Standards & Certification in Asia Pacific

BPO Certifications Institute, Inc., the Texas-based competence credentialing giant has finally approved its BSDQ22 Service Delivery Standards for the Asia Pacific BPO Industry. This paves the way for hundreds of BPO services organizations to benchmark their service delivery processes to global delivery standards for the first time. The BCI Standards Board, which is the credentialing regulations body of BCI for all standards and certifications, took nearly a year to validate

Support Bonaire, Inc. Grants Over US$48,000 to Bonaire Charities in 2007

Support Bonaire, Inc., a U.S. non-profit organization created to help support Bonaire’s non-profit social and environmental efforts announced that its 2007 grants to various Bonaire non-profit organizations was US$48,913.90. Funding for Support Bonaire’s grants comes solely from individual donors who select from one of a series of special projects Support Bonaire has created to focus on particular needs on Bonaire. In some cases, donors may also request that Support Bonaire

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