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Special Education and Private School in Pasadena Launches Website

(Pasadena, CA)--After 25 years of providing education in Los Angeles County, Hillsides Education Center (HEC) is proud to stand strong on its own merit, separate from its identity with Hillsides, a foster care children’s charity in Pasadena. Showcasing the programs and services it offers, HEC is launching A nonpublic and private school founded in 1982, HEC meets the needs of children who require a special education environment in which

Shop for a Cause and Benefit Foster Care Children in Pasadena

(Pasadena, CA)—Get started on holiday shopping early or just buy a new fall wardrobe. Please join Hillsides Guild for SHOP FOR A CAUSE, Macy\'s community shopping day which benefits foster care children living at Hillsides. This Macy’s event takes place on Saturday, October 13, during regular business hours. Here\'s how to get in on the fun. Make a $5 donation, which is totally tax deductible, to

Ice House Comedy Venue Hosts Benefit for Foster Care Charity

(Pasadena, CA)—On Sunday, October 7, support Hillsides by shopping or laughing or both. Hillsides Volunteer Network will host a silent auction prior to The Ice House’s anniversary comedy show that benefits Hillsides, a foster care children’s charity in Pasadena. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., the Hillsides Volunteer Network, a support group for the children’s charity, will hold a silent auction featuring dozens of items, including fine jewelry, fashion accessories, gift

Amid Turmoil, Haitian University Develops Future Leaders

It seems that nothing can hold back Fr. Joseph Philippe and his fledgling university in rural Haiti. On September 19th, the University of Fondwa (UNIF) opened its doors for the fall semester, even after a summer of economic and political turmoil that continues to plague the country. The university was founded in January, 2004 to celebrate Haiti\'s 200 years of independence. It educates young people from throughout rural Haiti in Agronomy,


…BY ANNOUNCING REVISED, LOWER DUES FOR NEW AND CURRENT TRAVEL AGENT MEMBERS …AND AN UPCOMING YEAR WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS ON SUPPORTING TRAVEL AGENTS. The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) was created 24 years ago by 25 founding members. Most of those travel industry professionals were travel agents. Therefore, in honor of the loyalty and support that the worldwide travel agency market has provided IGLTA, the association

September issue of “IPPL News” released with new logo, from LogoBee, on the cove …

The International Primate protection League is a non-profit organization that strives to protect primates living all over the world. They offer a news magazine that keeps concerned individuals informed about matters concerning the world’s primate population; and the IPPL’s role in protecting them. The “IPPL News” is published three times a year. Subscribers to this will notice that the cover of the September 2007 issue has a different

Choe Khor Sum Ling Center, Bangalore Releases its Magazine - Abhisamaya

Choe Khor Sum Ling (CKSL), Bangalore has announced the release of the first volume of its magazine - Abhisamaya (Clear Realization). The release of Abhisamaya is inspired by CKSL's vision to reintroduce the precious Prajna Paramita Buddhist tradition in India. The Prajna Paramita Buddhist tradition, spearheaded by ancient universities of Nalanda and Vikramasila, represented the intellectual and spiritual heritage of India for many centuries. Abhisamaya is a step forward in

The National Fitness Hall of Fame & Museum nomination period extended through 9/ …

Applications for induction consideration into The National Fitness Hall of Fame – Class of 2008 are now being accepted through September 30th 2007. Each year The National Fitness Hall of Fame honors top fitness professionals and organizations that have made a considerable impact on the health & fitness of the American public. There are five categories of induction: Pioneers - (Global Leader, Historic Figure, Industry Transforming Invention, etc.) Educators -

FasTracKids® Celebrates Literacy Awareness Month with Free Family Event and Book …

FasTracKids Enrichment CenterSM of San Diego Counties celebrate Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, a national campaign to engage hundreds of thousands of children and adults in breaking the world record for the most children reading the same book on the same day. FasTracKids in Carmel Valley, La Mesa and Tierrasanta will open their doors on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007 to host the community in a fun-filled, free event to

ACG Chicago enlists Craig Miller as CEO

CHICAGO, September 11, 2007 - ACG Chicago, the Chicago chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), announced that Mr. Craig Miller has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Miller, a long-time executive in Chicago-area investment banking and financial advisory services with a specialty in alternative energy will lead ACG Chicago and focus on expanding the organization’s brand, reach and member services. In addition, Ms. Terry Cobb has

Venerable Ananda Bhante to Teach ‘Mindfulness Meditation’ at Choe Khor Sum Ling, …

During this weekend teaching Bhanteji will teach about the role of midfulness in keeping the mind properly grounded in the present moment in a way that will keep it on the path of cessation of all suffering. Venerable Ananda Bhante from the Mahabodhi Vihara, Bangalore will teach ‘Mindfulness Meditation & The Maha Satipatthana Sutta’ at Choe Khor Sum Ling – Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Study Center, Bangalore on September 16, 2007.

Local Travel Organization Helps Build Primary School in China

Snyder, founder and president of Travel Adventures, Inc., recently traveled to China to visit Nanjia Primary School in the remote northern province of Gansu. Nanjia Primary School has eight classrooms serving 300 plus first through fifth grade students from the nearby mountains and a mountain community. The contributions to build the school came from Travel Adventures (two classrooms), Oprah Winfrey (five classrooms), and collected contributions of Canadian teachers and

Government of Honduras Accelerates Activation of Aidmatrix Network™

COPECO Honduras and the First Lady's Office - Government of Honduras Now Linked-In The Aidmatrix Foundation, a nonprofit using supply-chain technology to create an exchange network for humanitarian aid and disaster relief, announces the Republic of Honduras has formally joined the network for Hurricane Felix Relief as well as ongoing relief efforts and donations management. Dallas, TX, September 7, 2007 -- The Aidmatrix Foundation® (Aidmatrix) today announced the Republic of Honduras'

Ven. Khangser Rinpoche to Teach ‘The Six Preparatory Practices’ at Choe Khor Sum …

Venerable Bhikshu Khangser Rinpoche will teach ‘The Six Preparatory Practices’ at Choe Khor Sum Ling – Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Study Center, Bangalore on September 8 & 9, 2007. The Six Preparatory Practices are preliminary activities that practitioners engage in for all meditations. During this weekend teaching Rinpoche will emphasize the importance of correctly carrying out these preliminary practices. The Six Preparatory Practices are necessary causes for generating the experiential

BCI working on World’s First Talent Management Excellence Model Certification fo …

BPO Certification Institute Inc., (BCI) the world’s largest BPO Certification body is in the final lap of completing the credentialing of the world’s first Talent Management Excellence Model Certification for BPO and Call Center Organizations. The TMEM is expected to fill the long-felt gap by BPO clients who need a surety on the talent quality and retention capability of vendors before entrusting them with their business processes. The TMEM architecture

BCI ready to launch Asia-focused BPO Certifications in India

The Texas-based BPO Certification Institute Inc., (BCI) the world’s largest BPO Certification body, is all set to launch its Asia-focused CCIP Certification for the first time in India. The Certified Customer Interaction Professional (CCIP) Certification program, which has been developed after 18 months of Credentialing research in BCI’s BPO Competency Research Center, carries stringent eligibility requirements and is targeted at young fresh talents who have spotted BPO as a career. Hero

BCI Appoints Hero Mindmine as its Chartered CTP for India

BPO Certification Institute Inc., (BCI) the world’s largest BPO Certification body appointed Delhi-based Hero Mind Mine (HMM) as its Chartered Certification Training Provider partner for India on August 29, 2007. This partnership is expected to market BCI’s 8 professional certifications to over 300,000 Professionals in India’s 3000 and odd BPOs and Call Centers over the next two years. Hero MindMine is a part of the prestigious USD 4 billion Hero

Charity Reverse Online Auctions Platform Launched At

JUPITER, FL, 5th September 2007 – has revealed today its new service called “Charity Buy Blog” which opens up new opportunities for charities and nonprofit organizations to benefit from the growing online auction market. Charity Buy Blog is a new, innovative way the nonprofit groups can utilize and organize online auctions and donation events. On the opposite of regular forward auctions like eBay Giving Works, charities don’t have to

The Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation Announces Staff Changes

Chelmsford, Massachusetts - The Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation has announced that long-time administrator DeLaurice (Dee) Fraylick has stepped down. Fraylick has been a familiar face with the council for 15 years. As the group’s sole staff assistant, she has been responsible for coordinating administrative functions, member events and board activities. Fraylick is especially recognized for her hard work on behalf of the Family Mediation Institute, the council’s highly regarded annual

Veterans Offer Hope, Friendship, and Toys To Iraqi Children Maimed By War

Today VODI Chairman Bruce A. Gorcyca announced that his volunteer group of veterans is not only ready, willing, and able to help Iraqi children obtain organ transplants, but has collected over 500 dolls and 500 soccer balls in an effort to create some overseas friendship and goodwill with American and Canadian military veterans in a new pen-pal program. The new \"Writing Wrongs\" program is designed to create an open

October 11 the BIA Women's Council in the O.C. has a funraiser with part of the …

Building Industry Association (BIA) Women’s Council of Orange County works to improve the roles for both women and men in the building industry; they also help provide shelters for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. They will be holding a fundraiser on October 11 called “Divine Table of Hope” where part of the proceeds will go to Women Helping Women (WHW). WHW is a non-profit

Make a Difference - Adopt a Barangay

I. INTRODUCTION In its endeavor to achieve the goals and thrusts of Rotary International on Health and Hunger, Literacy, Rotary Family and Water Management to enhance the health, happiness and general well-being of the people everywhere, the RC Kalibo, District 3850, Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines, initiated as its club project, the adoption of a depressed Barangay (village) for development, along a fourfold integrated program on (a) better health and well-being; (b) improved means


One of the emphases of Rotary International for Rotary Year 2007-2008 is Health & Hunger. “HELP OUR YOUNG CHILDREN” (Feed and Treat Needy Children Make a Difference in their Lives) is a joint and continuing project of the Rotary Club of Kalibo, District 3850, Zone IV in cooperation with the Aklan Medical Society. A total feeding, medical, dental and educational program for young children ages 3-6 years old in depressed

Creative Funerals in Nature: Ashes to Nature

Since September 1st, 2007, Peace In Nature Association Switzerland provides its domestic and international services to clients being interested in creative urn funerals. Swiss law grants the spreading out of the ashes of decedents into nature, many other regions followed this policy. Peace In Nature Associations Management has a track record of business experience. The Association gives professional advise towards all kinds of creative funerals, provides comfort, organization and attendance

Kinzigtal total - The ultimate skater's and biker's event on Sept 9th

When bicycles and inline-skaters have the right of way on Sept. 9th, everybody in Germany\'s state Hesse knows : It\'s time for KINZIGTAL TOTAL, the annual car-free enviromental event in the valley of the river Kinzig, east of Hanau am Main. On 80 kilometers (50 miles) closed roads from spring to mouth, the lovely landscape can be explored and experienced without haste and enviromental-friendly without cars or motorbikes. Like in the

AIPMM Takes Product Management Certification Global

Product Management Association to Offer Certified Product Manager™ and Certified Product Marketing Manager™ Workshop & Exam in London Reno, NEVADA, USA—The Association of International Product Marketing & Management (AIPMM) announced today that they are expanding their product management certification program to offer the certification workshop and exam in London October 31-November 2, 2007. “We are seeing a growing demand to offer the Certified Product Manager and Certified Product Marketing Manager


Sponsors pre-finance IPO cost for small, young and growing companies The Representative in Vienna of WASME World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, Norbert W. Knoll-Dornhoff, presented on occasion of his meeting on 21st August 2007 with the Austrian Commercial Counsellor in Budapest, Mr. Peter Rejtö, WASME’s proposal of supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to raise equity capital by going public with an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Mr. Rejtö

FasTracKids® Hosts Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Free Children's Event and Boo …

FasTracKids Enrichment Center of San Diego Counties celebrate Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, a national campaign to engage hundreds of thousands of children and adults in breaking the world record for the most children reading the same book on the same day. FasTracKids in Carmel Valley, La Mesa and Tierrasanta will open their doors on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007 to host the community in a fun-filled, free event to

First time 'volontour' in Nepal this November for PEPY: Cyclisits in Nepal with …

Attention all adventure seekers and good Samaritans! PEPY Ride will be offering a brand new ‘volontour’ in Nepal during November 12-24. The funds raised from this event will be used to support a nation-wide bi-annual writing contest in Nepal. This will be the first PEPY trip ever to take place outside of Cambodia. Once again PEPY has successfully combined travel with the development of educational resources

Two Organizations, One Event: Fighting Leukodystrophies, Eating Disorders

Two Organizations. Two causes. One event. Raising awareness of Leukodystrophies and Eating Disorders, and raising funds for research and treatment. AMARILLO, TEXAS – The Stennis Foundation and TeamBraeden of Amarillo, Texas, are coming together to fight Leukodystrophies and Eating Disorders. They are sponsoring the L.E.D. (Leukodystrophies and Eating Disorders) Walk on Saturday, September 22, 2007, at Sam Houston Park, located at Line Avenue and Western Street. Sign-in and


New York - (August 16) - On Sunday, September 9, 2007, the internationally renowned outreach organization, Hineni, will be sponsoring a very unique Torah scroll dedication in accordance with the last commandment from the Torah. The president and founder of Hineni, Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis said, "The last commandment of the Torah requires each of us to write a Torah scroll. Since we are not equipped to fulfill this commandment

SAIPL Added LG Laptops in its catalog

Bangalore: SAIPL, the owner of India’s No.1 online PC & Laptop Shops;, and SwamiPC brand, has added LG Laptops in its catalog. The addition of LG in catalog will boost SAIPL’s effort to dominate the laptop market and to provide customers a wide variety of Laptops under one roof, said Swami Ajayanand, Director, SAIPL in a release issued to the press. Swami Ajayanand has made a point that, SAIPL

Parent Advocate Sue Scheff To Release First Book, "Wits End!" Early 2008

Weston, Florida – Parent Sue Scheff knows all too well the frustrations of dealing with a troubled teen. Being a single mom had always been trying, but as daughter Ashlyn reached her teenage years, the problems became far too much to handle. Bad decisions and difficult situations left Sue Scheff with no choice but to look to outside help for her troubled teen and salvation for strained family. What

Water Related Companies Invited to Exhibit on IDS-Water

IDS-Water ( invites companies from the water industry to exhibit on the online Information Resource Center (IRC). The premier online community for the water industry provides a platform, in the form of online exhibition stands, for suppliers to showcase their profiles, company information, products, and services, along with other leaders within the industry. Suppliers on IDS-Water can post more than 100 pages of information spanning general information, customized product catalogs highlighting product

Red Herring selects iXiGO amongst the most-promising technology ventures in Asia

San Francisco, CA, August 7, 2007 – Red Herring Magazine announced today that iXiGO has been short listed forerunners of the Red Herring 100 Asia 2007 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Asia event in Hong Kong, on August 29-31. The Red Herring editorial team carefully selected the finalists based on criteria such as disruptive influences on technology, innovative strategies, overall expertise, and a passion

Bridgestar Offers Strategies on How Nonprofits Can Establish Effective Executive …

Effective management of a nonprofit organization depends on a cohesive leadership team. A strong partnership between an executive director (ED) and a chief operating officer (COO) will have a positive impact throughout an organization, according to Bridgestar, a nonprofit initiative of the Bridgespan Group dedicated to attracting, connecting, and supporting senior leaders for the sector. The August issue of “Leadership Matters” addresses the considerations and strategies involved in effectively establishing

Durham native and Hillside High School graduate continues his long-standing trad …

Durham, NC - August 8, 2007 - Charles Belk has been named to a two year term on the Board of Directors of the University of Southern California Black Alumni Association. A Durham native and Hillside High School graduate, his primary task as a newly elected board member is to raise money for scholarships for African American students to attend the university. The son of Durham resident Johnnie Mae Belk, Charles


Orlando, Florida – August 1, 2007. TUC - The United Cities Corp. a private organization with the primary goal of strengthening the US economy & infrastructure by providing stable employment and 28 basic services began the circulation of a new asset backed currency. “The United States Private Dollar” (TUSPD) is described as the only world currency that is backed by real assets (tangible/intangible & personal/business income stream revenue). TUC certified

Entertainment industry executive, Charles Belk, named to board of USC BAA

Los Angeles, Calif - August 1, 2007 - Charles Belk has been named to a two year term on the Board of Directors of the University of Southern California Black Alumni Association. Charged with the primary task of raising money for scholarships, Charles Belk\'s involvement with the BAA continues his 25 year relationship with the university dating back to his sophomore year in college when he was first selected as

A Milano nasce LinkedIn- Italia, Milano diventa Capitale Mondiale di Social Netw …

La lunga estate calda di MilanIN: MilanIN diventa il primo club ufficiale di LinkedIN nel mondo! “In recognition of the work that MilanIN has done to promote the usage of LinkedIN in Italy, LinkedIN is pleased to designate the MilanIN club as an official supporter of LinkedIN”. “Come riconoscimento del lavoro che MilanIn ha fatto per promuovere l’utilizzo di LinkedIN in Italia, LinkedIN ha il piacere di nominare il club MilanIn

Sharp new public image and ground breaking developments for the Florida Atlantic …

A fresh new look from compliments the new developments slated for this upcoming year The Florida Atlantic Research & Development Authority was one of the winners of LogoBee’s annual Makeover Project. LogoBee is a Montreal based logo design company who runs a Makeover Project every year where a group of non-profit organizations receive a new public image. Mr. Scott Ellington worked closely with the team of logo designers

Ipca Laboratories awards PR mandate to Blue Lotus

Signs two year contract with its communications agency Mumbai, July 24, 2007: Blue Lotus has signed a two year contract with IPCA Laboratories, a publicly traded company, rated by Forbes as the Top 200 upcoming companies outside USA for three years in a row. IPCA was also rated by Business Today as the Top 200 most valuable companies in India. Ipca is a fully integrated, rapidly growing Indian

Prolific Dialog opened: WASME - EIB

On 5th June WASME published a press release „Urgent Backlog: EU Financing of SMEs in Asian Countries.” The EIB European Investment Bank reacted promptly: The Heads of Division, Operations in Asia, M. Zöllner and O. Arango expressed in their letter of 10th June 2007 their feeling „that said press release does not represent correctly the nature of EIB support for SME investment in Asia.” WASME is far away from misjudging

International Primate Charity Updates Its Image: IPPL unveils new logo from Logo …

While living in Thailand during 1973 Dr. Shirley McGreal was shocked by the sight of monkeys held in crates waiting to be shipped out of Bangkok Airport. She realized that primates were being stolen from their habitats to live under terrible conditions in captivity, often subjected to lethal experiments. The consideration for the well-being of primates was of secondary importance compared to the profit motive. Primates continue

AuctionBytes Report on eBay Data Hits Nerve with Sellers

Natick, Massachusetts -- July 03, 2007-- AuctionBytes ( today released a report that examined buyer and seller metrics on and revealed problems on the US site that began in the first quarter of 2006 that have yet to improve. The report titled "Data Points to Problems on" examined industry-wide Alexa rankings, Medved's listing numbers and Nielsen/Netratings data on average time spent on Nielsen/NetRatings shows that eBay users

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA to Host Product Management Educational Conference (P …

Sofitel Minneapolis to Welcome Gathering of Product Managers September 26-28, 2007 SACRAMENTO, Calif.—July 2, 2007—The Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM), the hub of all things product management, announced today that the Product Management Educational Conference (PMEC USA) East 2007 will be held in bustling Minneapolis, Minnesota from September 26 through 28, 2007. The hotel chosen to host the event is the Sofitel Minneapolis. “Minneapolis is a terrific hub

IIML inducts its new batch of PGPM with a session on Business ethical practices …

IIML emphasis on holistic development of a Manager In order to inculcate ethical business practices and sound value system in its new batch of students, IIML took the initiative of inviting Swami Muktinathananda, a monk of high stature, to inaugurate the new batch (23rd batch) of Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) students. Swami Muktinathananda, President of Ramakrishna Math and Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Sevashram, delivered a lecture on Business ethics

Excellence in Product Management Awards Recipients Announced

The Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM), the resource for all things product management, announced today the winners of the Excellence in Product Management Awards. “This is our second year of awards and we are already seeing an increased focus and importance placed on the role of brand and product management in addition to education in those areas,” said Therese Padilla, President of AIPMM. “The caliber of the

Thousands expected at the ICNA-MAS Convention in Hartford, CT

National Muslim Convention to hold inter-faith dialogue and address growing Islamophobia. Thousands expected at the ICNA-MAS Convention: “Muhammad: Mercy To Humanity and Beyond” to take place in Hartford, CT on July 6-8. The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) in conjunction with the Muslim American Society (MAS), is organizing its 32nd annual convention in Hartford, CT on July 6-8, titled “Muhammad: Mercy to Humanity and Beyond”. The 3 day event which

Local Business Woman Elected to the Board of Directors of the Vermont Specialty …

Huntington, VT – June 22, 2007 - Ann Zuccardy, owner of Vermont Shortbread Company, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Vermont Specialty Food Association for a two-year term. The Vermont Specialty Food Association is the nation’s oldest and most highly regarded specialty food association and became a model for many other states’ associations. The VSFA is a non-profit organization made up of small to large Vermont-based food

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