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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
NOMOREHEX Launches New Informational Website
Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 13:55:41 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU.
Inclusive Children's Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project's 10th Anniversary Champions Gala
Thu, 29 Aug 2013, 09:00:19 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including 'Don't Laugh at Me' along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability's Artistic and Education Director.
The National Inclusion Project celebrates 10 years at upcoming Champions Gala
Wed, 29 May 2013, 11:59:59 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the 10th Anniversary Champions Gala celebrating the Power of Inclusion on October 12. The Gala honors organizations and individuals for their outstanding commitment to inclusion in their families, communities and society.
National Inclusion Project Receives 2013 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant
Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 08:57:42 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2013 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the National Inclusion Project over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Get in on the Action! Camp Blue Skies' Hoops for Camp Bracket Challenge
Fri, 02 Mar 2012, 15:26:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Get in on the action and make your NCAA March Madness picks count this year! Camp Blue Skies Foundation (campblueskies.org) is a non-profit organization that offers weeklong residential camp experiences to individuals 21 and older with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Camp Blue Skies has just launched its latest and greatest fundraiser, NCAA March Madness Hoops for Camp Bracket Challenge.
Social Network for Kids, Jackie Fame Launches FAME 2.0
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 06:59:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jackie Fame (www.JFame.com), which bills itself as the 'kid/teen social network,' a Facebook alternative for kids and teens, announced today the launch of its most anticipated FAME 2.0 social network. Jackie Fame is an investment capital funded, Charlotte and Los Angeles based company.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Promotes CarpoolAssist to Help Local Community Arrange Carpools
Wed, 13 Jul 2011, 11:59:04 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
CUPERTINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CarpoolAssist, the web-based service that helps people connect to create carpools for work, school or special events, today announced that it has been selected by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) district in Charlotte, North Carolina for a pilot program, under which CMS is promoting the use of CarpoolAssist to help create carpools for parents, students and staff.
Tents2Haiti: Grass Roots Effort in North Carolina Rushes to Collect Tents for Haiti Before Rain Season Hits
Thu, 04 Mar 2010, 16:25:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. North Carolina residents can get involved.
Jimmy Jazz Continues to Expand in North Carolina Market
Thu, 18 Jun 2009, 09:00:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BROOKLYN, N.Y. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and footwear retailer, will be adding 2 more stores in the state of North Carolina. The new locations will be opening on June 18th at Carolina Place Mall in Pineville and Charlotte's Northlake Mall. Since the start of 2009, Jimmy Jazz has added stores in Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem. Other locations in the North Carolina market include Fayetteville, Cary and Greensboro.
Mental Healthcare Providers Oppose Budget Cuts
Wed, 03 Jun 2009, 17:40:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The North Carolina Coalition of Mental Health Providers met today regarding proposed changes to community support and mental healthcare services and to discuss the effects the recent proposed budget cuts by the N.C. House of Representatives will have on the mentally ill and developmentally disabled.
ORCS Web Technology Director Nominated for 2009 Southeast Executive of the Year
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 16:33:44 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Forsyth, Director of Technology for ORCS Web, has been nominated by the Executive Alliance for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Southeast 2009 award. The award, which recognizes information security executives and project teams for outstanding achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy, and network security, is one of the most widely recognized awards for IT security executives.
ORCS Web Selected as Network Partner for Microsoft BizSpark Program
Wed, 11 Feb 2009, 11:48:55 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ORCS Web, a specialist in Windows-based internet hosting for small businesses, announced that it has been selected to join the Microsoft BizSpark Program as a Network Partner. The BizSpark Program is a new global program designed to accelerate the success of early stage Startups by connecting them to Network Partners who can provide mentorship, guidance and resources to BizSpark Startups.
Michael Phelps Heads 2008 Ten Best-Mannered List
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 15:02:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who has been commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2008,' as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
Announcing Life-Prints: Child ID Software - Medical Record Storage and More...
Thu, 06 Nov 2008, 13:41:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When a loved one is missing and seconds count, Life-Prints(R) provides some sanity. Life-Prints stores and protects life-saving information inside a portable 1GB Flash Drive. Using NSA top-secret rated encryption, Life-Prints was developed in partnership with D.A.R.E., to provide law enforcement agencies with information essential for the swift recovery of a missing child, elderly adult or disabled individual.
ORCS Web Selected for Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies
Thu, 21 Aug 2008, 14:02:06 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ORCS Web earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation for the second year in a row. With revenue growth of more than 150% in three years, ORCS Web ranks in the top half of the Inc. 5000 list, released yesterday.
ORCS Web Supports SQL Server 2008 for Hosting Clients on Day One
Wed, 06 Aug 2008, 18:02:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ORCS Web is pleased to announce it is supporting Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 as of August 6, the first day of its release. This is possible through ORCS Web's close working relationship with Microsoft, which has enabled extensive testing by the ORCS Web technical team since 2007, including beta-level client sites for several months.
Hannah Montana Heads 2007 Ten Best-Mannered List
Tue, 18 Dec 2007, 14:01:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus), who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2007,' as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Becomes the First in Maryland to Implement Caselite Software District-Wide
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 07:31:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for District Administrators; Located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Anne Arundel County is home to the state capitol, Annapolis. In addition to providing every child with a challenging and rewarding educational experience, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is among the 50 largest school systems in the country.
Successful Pilot Leads to District-Wide Implementation of Caselite Software in Muskegon County's North Service Unit
Tue, 14 Aug 2007, 20:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MUSKEGON, Mich. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based speech-language pathologists and analytical reporting for district administrators working in the schools; Muskegon County's North Service Unit is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers state-of-the-art technology combined with a comprehensive and challenging curriculum.
Author Declares 'State of Emergency' in Black America
Mon, 23 Jul 2007, 21:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a bold new book, 'If God is So Good, Why are Blacks Doing So Bad?' (LifeBridge Books, ISBN 978-0-9786581-7-5), author James Dixon, II, believes the African-American race is an endangered species and issues an urgent call to business, government, education, entertainment and the church to address the problem.
The National Children's Oral Health Foundation and Previser Announce Initiative to Reduce Oral Disease Among Disadvantaged Populations
Tue, 10 Jul 2007, 13:45:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), and PreViser Corporation, today announced a joint initiative to collaborate in an effort to improve the oral health of low income children nationwide. The NCOHF's non-profit mission is to eliminate oral disease, and promote overall health and well-being for economically disadvantaged children.
Virtual Star Search Contest Provides Forum to Showcase Talent and Get Discovered
Thu, 31 May 2007, 18:30:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Winning the Game, LLC, a full service software and Internet marketing company, announces the launch of TheTalentQuest.com, a web site for people who want to be a star, discover a star, or wish to help create a star.
Taylor Hicks Heads 2006 Ten Best-Mannered List - Britney Spears Named Most Ill-Mannered
Wed, 20 Dec 2006, 18:53:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Hicks, American Idol winner who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2006,' as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
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