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News Index for Friday, October 31, 2014
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:00:05 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Somerset Hills and Somerset Valley YMCAs are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2015 both organizations will formally join together to form one YMCA association that will be known as the Somerset County YMCA.  
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 19:10:44 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.  
Wed, 01 Oct 2014, 17:08:59 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.  
Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 16:36:11 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Esperanza High School Cheer and Song Leaders are hosting Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity - Game Day, a spirit week to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R). The Aztec cheer and song teams are enlisting students and fans to help sideline childhood cancer and other deadly diseases by cheering on the Cardinal and Gold at Brea Olinda High Stadium on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 7 p.m.  
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 17:24:29 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.  
Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 13:39:16 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joshuacord, a Christian, nondenominational organization, is hosting its second annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run. It's scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The race will start and finish at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa, FL.  
Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 13:39:18 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Jhasmidah Alexandre, founder, president and CEO of Philanthropy from the Heart, Inc., overcame homelessness, she made a promise that she would give back to help those less fortunate and in need. And, that's exactly what she's doing. On Friday, September 26, a free fundraising event will be held at Joe Celestin Center at 1525 NW 135th Street in North Miami, FL 33167, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.  
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 14:02:58 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The free Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.  
Thu, 04 Sep 2014, 05:00:09 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne.  
Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 20:53:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. and TANAUAN, Philippines, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since Spring, the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' has raised over $80 million for funding ALS research. Inspired by this success, the Rice Bucket Challenge has been created by non-profit groups including the World Mind Network, Adelina Foundation and BatangasVarsitarian.net.  
Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 17:55:49 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.  
Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 07:00:24 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. 'Celebrates 50 Years' with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.  
Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 14:31:59 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. Launched in 2000, the non-profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential 'halo' sponsors and donors.  
Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 16:43:51 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women today announces a 'Bitter Pill Rally' Saturday, July 26, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women's rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women's rights at the state and national levels.  
Wed, 09 Jul 2014, 18:28:37 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new 'Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice' campaign. Through one patient's personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.  
Tue, 01 Jul 2014, 13:49:33 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of 'We Honor Veterans,' a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans' Affairs.  
Thu, 22 May 2014, 19:44:45 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9,596,123 grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model designed to deliver better care outcomes and lower costs.  
Mon, 28 Apr 2014, 14:31:34 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOWELL, Mass., April 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following a comprehensive national search, the Board of Directors of the Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell proudly announces the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) is a membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.  
Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 15:56:50 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life celebrates its '35th Birthday Bash' Saturday, May 10, 2014, with a true birthday party from 6-10 p.m., says Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator.  
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 22:16:45 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger is thrilled to announce that SuiteAmerica is the first nationwide corporate housing provider to join the only international network of relocation companies dedicated to ending hunger.  
Tue, 08 Apr 2014, 15:44:08 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're old enough to earn a living, parent a child, or think about maximizing your assets, then it may be time to consider the choices you need to make right now to protect your net worth in the future. That's why Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, will sponsor 'Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices,' a free seminar, on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m.  
Thu, 06 Mar 2014, 15:15:41 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of 'A Unified Presence,' on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a 'talk back' session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.  
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 17:54:46 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adoptions of older children and teens are often called 'rescues' because kids 'age out' at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs. Project One Forty Three, Inc., a non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in Ukraine, Latvia and China, pairs these forgotten, hard-to-adopt kids with 'host families' in the United States for 4-6 weeks each summer and winter.  
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 16:51:44 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'  
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 17:52:28 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BRISTOL, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of J.E. Kelleher Inc. of Bristol, Conn. at the Mission Level. J.E. Kelleher joins other relocation industry leaders in supporting Move For Hunger, the only non-profit organization that works within the relocation industry to end hunger.  
Thu, 16 Jan 2014, 17:26:34 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black Men's Xchange (BMX), the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C. The event was co-sponsored in partnership with celebrated D.C. staple Al Sura, Inc., a non-profit public charity foundation.  
Wed, 15 Jan 2014, 17:49:03 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the addition of Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator, to its development department. A lifetime resident of Asheville, Buncombe County, Walston holds a 2006 bachelor's degree in communications from Appalachian State University, and is a 2002 graduate of North Buncombe High School.  
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 15:58:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is now not required as a condition of licensure. Assembly Member Atkins' bill is expected to require liability insurance for the approximate 7,500 assisted living facilities in the state.  
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 14:18:16 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) announced today that it awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference 'Employers at the Head of the Class.' The awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.  
Fri, 13 Dec 2013, 16:14:12 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation's executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.  
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 13:46:27 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 17:20:58 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum's display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions to PPM's already exciting programs.  
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 19:57:55 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF13) producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta's unique position as the Film Capital of the South. Headquartered at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, BLFF13 will take place November 6-10, 2013 at various venues. Tickets are available to the public.  
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 16:44:20 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity's I'm First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I'm First blog.  
Fri, 01 Nov 2013, 18:35:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
AYUNGIN ISLAND, Philippines, Nov. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An under-the-radar struggle for disputed island reefs is evolving in the South China Sea, between China and the Philippines, and the tactics employed by each side are named after foods, according to Reina Prince, global strategist for the NGO Friends Beyond Borders.  
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 08:00:21 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ace World Wide Moving and Storage, an agent of one of the nation's leading movers Atlas Van Lines, is joining The Mob Museum in partnership with Three Square and Downtown 3rd Farmers Market to benefit Move For Hunger, a non-profit that fights hunger across the United States. In coalition with these organizations, Ace World Wide Moving and Storage will be co-sponsoring a local food drive from October 21 to November 10, 2013, at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas.  
Mon, 07 Oct 2013, 18:38:16 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  
Fri, 04 Oct 2013, 19:52:19 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from book sales of 'Little Green' (ISBN: 978-0981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the 'hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley.' They're also donating 100+ copies of the children's book 'Little Green' to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.  
Thu, 03 Oct 2013, 16:06:06 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a 30-year old innovative marketing and technology firm, has announced a new program in cooperation with its Send2Press Newswire unit, to help public relations agencies and solo PR firms adopt a local 501(c)3 charity and promote it for free.  
Thu, 03 Oct 2013, 13:23:58 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique opportunity for grieving teenagers, using the assistance of horses in group therapy, will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, October 19 and October 26, 2013. The camp, hosted at Cantrell Farm in Mills River, N.C. is offered by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life.  
Wed, 02 Oct 2013, 09:00:41 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it's time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO's I'm First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.  
Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 10:00:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its historic 90th season with 'The Drowsy Chaperone.' A rare combination of unprecedented originality and blinding talent, 'The Drowsy Chaperone' boldly addresses a great unspoken desire in all of our hearts: to be entertained.  
Wed, 18 Sep 2013, 08:00:47 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Beyond Diversity Resource Center announces the publication of a supplement to its book on racial dialogue in America, 'The Anti-Racist Cookbook' (ISBN: 978-0971901766).  
Thu, 29 Aug 2013, 09:00:19 EDTEdited 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.  
Wed, 28 Aug 2013, 17:40:18 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join Move For Hunger this Labor Day Weekend for the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series on the 2nd Ave. Asbury Park Boardwalk. While hunger may not be on people's minds during the summer holidays, for the 120,000 people in Monmouth and Ocean County that struggle to find their next meal, hunger takes no vacations.  
Thu, 22 Aug 2013, 17:27:55 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- East End Community Services is rebuilding the Twin Towers neighborhood one home at a time. Located on the east side of Dayton, Ohio, Twin Towers has had its share of ups and downs throughout the years. Named for the beautiful Catholic church St. Mary's that stands tall with two protruding towers, it has always been a strong working class neighborhood. But like many Rust Belt cities, Twin Towers has been hit hard by global economics and the recent recession.  
Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 16:10:39 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra opens its 27th concert season with 'A Summer Serenade,' August 24, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Music Director Bruce Sorrell will conduct the concert and prelude the performance with a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m.  
Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 09:00:04 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program, which has been on a steady track all year in providing enough food for 40,000 meals a day.  
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 13:59:29 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program 'Summer Gaming Challenge' has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association's (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.  
Tue, 13 Aug 2013, 17:47:18 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A troupe of California comedians with disabilities promises big laughs to benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum. A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the 'Comedians with Disabilities Act,' a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called 'The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.'  
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 14:20:33 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.  
Wed, 07 Aug 2013, 13:14:44 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- North Carolina area services, options and support result in relocation of patients in need of long-term care options, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Fewer than 15 minutes: That's how long it took for a Virginia neurologist to tell Karen Zimmerman, then 51, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer's Association, the results of her medical tests.  
Thu, 01 Aug 2013, 15:36:34 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEPTUNE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger and E|Y|E: Electric Yoga Experience are teaming up to host a yoga event of epic proportions on the Jersey Shore. This month, 600 Yogis are coming together to participate in a yoga and meditation session all in the name hunger relief.  
Tue, 16 Jul 2013, 16:21:28 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., July 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There are smiles on the faces of more children and families this summer - smiles very familiar to one local food bank. For the third year in a row, Food Finders is hosting its 'Summer To End Hunger' food drive. This drive aims to fill in the hunger gaps where school breakfast and lunch programs end.  
Mon, 15 Jul 2013, 13:53:43 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, July 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap announced today that its Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits will feature Adam Roth, CEO of StreamLink Software presenting 'Maximizing Board Engagement and Effectiveness' on July 25, 2013.  
Fri, 28 Jun 2013, 21:43:36 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Torrance Calif.-based Neotrope(R), an advertising, marketing and PR firm launched in 1983, announced the recipients of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant for 2013. Each worthy cause is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 charity 'doing good' on a local, or national level. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination (through its Send2Press(R) Newswire service), online advertising, and social media marketing for the charities.  
Fri, 21 Jun 2013, 13:00:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FREMONT, Calif., June 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont's programs benefitting local youth and families. The company's local outreach initiative, which it calls 'F1rstHand,' invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.  
Wed, 29 May 2013, 19:02:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year's recipients of the 2013 Neotrope J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to the Center for Student Opportunity over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.  
Wed, 29 May 2013, 15:41:13 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.  
Wed, 29 May 2013, 11:59:59 EDTEdited 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.  
Tue, 21 May 2013, 19:32:11 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
PALMDALE, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA announced today that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store.  
Wed, 15 May 2013, 18:27:55 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE's Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.  
Tue, 07 May 2013, 04:55:01 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, May 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap, developer of cloud-based fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM) software, announced today their partnership with give2gether to enable online fundraising and peer-to-peer campaigns for non-profits using Orange Leap CRM software.  
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 14:00:14 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won't be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.  
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 17:44:13 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the upcoming motion picture 'American Identity' and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.  
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 15:24:37 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
BALLINGER, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hand.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.  
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 14:18:15 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.  
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 06:54:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since 1989, when Food Finders officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.  
Thu, 25 Apr 2013, 16:04:33 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., April 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 1, 2013, Food Finders is kicking off its 3rd Annual 'Summer To End Hunger' Food Drive. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive.  
Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 20:15:08 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.  
Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 08:57:42 EDTEdited 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.  
Fri, 19 Apr 2013, 06:58:41 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., April 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Food Finders, Inc. of Signal Hill, California, is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will assist with Food Finders' mission to redistribute food donated by the regional hospitality industry and local grocers to feed those who are food insecure.  
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 13:11:50 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.  
Wed, 17 Apr 2013, 17:14:39 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.  
Mon, 15 Apr 2013, 16:38:06 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Soup Kitchen of Boynton Beach is proud to announce its first gala in recognition of its thirty years in serving the local community. The organization is a not for profit, sustaining itself only through the generosity of the community and its volunteers.  
Wed, 03 Apr 2013, 05:54:18 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WITI (Women In Technology International) is delighted to announce the recipients of the 18th WITI Hall of Fame Awards, to be honored the evening of Monday, June 3, 2013, during WITI's annual three-day Women Powering Technology Summit at the Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, California, June 2-4, 2013.  
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 04:54:18 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the 'I'm First' Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.  
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 19:25:27 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.  
Wed, 27 Mar 2013, 20:00:48 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
HOUSTON, Texas, March 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.  
Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 06:52:12 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., March 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Youth Ballet honored Donalyn Kling, one of its most dedicated patrons at the second annual Diamonds and Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9 at Black, Starr and Frost in Newport Beach.  
Thu, 21 Mar 2013, 06:54:52 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the third annual Run for the Children, hosted by Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Made possible through a generous partnership grant from the Verizon Foundation and other local corporations, the run takes place on May 4 in historic Fairfax City.  
Tue, 12 Mar 2013, 04:57:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap announced today that JMT Consulting Group, a leading national software and service provider, has been authorized as a reseller of the Orange Leap cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software solution.  
Thu, 07 Mar 2013, 13:15:01 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee is the recipient of the Mover of the Year Award for 2012.  
Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:18:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KALISPELL, Mont., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Flathead Community Foundation climbed on board as the title sponsor for the 2012 Montana Dragon Boat Festival, they knew they were in for a wild ride. After a rip-roaring success in 2012, including the $75,000 raised by local non-profits, the Flathead Community Foundation returns as this year's lead sponsor, it was announced today by the Kalispell Convention and Visitor Bureau.  
Fri, 22 Feb 2013, 16:26:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Youth Ballet along with Black, Starr & Frost, America's first jeweler since 1810, presents the second annual Diamonds & Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Black, Starr & Frost's harbor side location in Newport Beach. The gala will honor Donalyn Kling of the Kling Family Foundation, who has been a dedicated patron of the Maple Youth Ballet, Orange County's finest pre-professional ballet company.  
Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 15:15:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FELICITY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Appropriately on Washington's Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite 'History of the United States of America' monument.  
Fri, 15 Feb 2013, 17:29:17 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons announced a two week extension to today's deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company's annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business.  
Tue, 12 Feb 2013, 14:48:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Youth Ballet presents the enchanting adaptation of 'Snow White' to Orange County dance audiences. Conceived by award-winning choreographer and Artistic Director Charles Maple, this unique production is sure to transport families to a fairytale world of magic, drama and romance.  
Wed, 06 Feb 2013, 14:26:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEPTUNE, N.J., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation's top moving companies. To celebrate joining Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food donations to Tri-State Food Bank, located in Evansville, Ind.  
Wed, 30 Jan 2013, 15:49:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap's Shine Brighter Series features Matt McCabe from Pursuant presenting 'I Have A Dream: The Importance of Vision At Every Donor Level' on February 14, 2013.  
Wed, 23 Jan 2013, 16:19:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, will unveil a new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado' with full orchestra, April 12-20, 2013 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street). Proceeds from 'The Mikado' will benefit the GO Project.  
Mon, 21 Jan 2013, 12:22:34 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer's legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Beginning on Thursday, January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.  
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 18:35:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org announces new WhiteHouse.gov petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.  
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 05:55:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap's monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2 p.m. EST, with 'Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits' presented by Mark Rhode, vice president at Russ Reid.  
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 14:37:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.  
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 18:15:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.  
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 18:15:56 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
COLTON, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a yearlong campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began November 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.  
Fri, 21 Dec 2012, 14:57:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TULSA, Okla., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is pleased to name D. Michael Spradlin, DDS, of Tulsa as the recipient of its first Oral Health Hero Award, a new program to recognize the contributions of volunteer dentists across the state.  
Tue, 18 Dec 2012, 05:56:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a marketing, PR, and information publishing company founded in 1983, today announced its annual Nonprofit PR Grant Program for 2013. Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000, including public relations, news dissemination and online marketing services, as part of the company's 30th anniversary.  
Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 16:31:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope(R), today announced the formal launch of a dedicated web portal for the company's annual Non-Profit PR Grants program at http://prgrants.com as part of its 30 year anniversary. The PR Grant program was originally launched in 2000 to help assist U.S. 501(c)3 worthy causes to raise awareness, attract halo sponsors, and better connect with donors and volunteers.  
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 19:58:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair. Play a game on the newest addition to their exciting collection of more than 80 playable games: a 1967 Rally West Club. This game marks the one resident of their collection not produced in the United States. Rally was a French pinball manufacturer designing games for the European market.  
Mon, 10 Dec 2012, 06:57:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WOODRIDGE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger is proud to announce that Brookfield Global Relocation Services has officially become a Champion Level partner for 2013. Continuing their socially conscious leadership within the relocation industry, Brookfield Global Relocation Services is demonstrating a commitment to fighting hunger.  
Thu, 06 Dec 2012, 16:56:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Writer Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new children's book 'Little Green' (ISBN: 9780981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012.  
Wed, 05 Dec 2012, 18:35:51 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation's Winter Wonderland - a day when more than 350 Starlight kids, siblings and their parents are given the opportunity to experience the holidays by decorating cookies, making ornaments, meeting Hollywood celebrities, and more - will be held on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. at CBS Studios. The current 'X Factor' soundstage is being turned into a children's wonderland courtesy of Northwestern Mutual.  
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 12:41:46 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Bob's SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation's hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.  
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 18:43:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Surfers Healing, a non-profit working to enrich the lives of children with autism by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing, is competing for grants ranging from $125,000 to $1 Million through the American Giving Awards, presented by Chase. Residents can help ensure their favorite charity's success by simply voting for Surfers Healing through the American Giving Awards program on Facebook.  
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 04:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap's monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, December 6, 2012, 2 p.m. EST, with 'Twitter for Nonprofits' presented by Dawn Westerberg, president of marketing consulting firm Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC.  
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 19:53:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara, the Sikh community of Jersey City will be providing over 2,000 individuals at local area homeless shelters with hot meals, snacks, and fruits on Saturday, December 1, 2012.  
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 13:50:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons, Compassion for Life (fourseasonscfl.org) has received recognition as a top hospice care provider in the state for its significant percentage of patients served for almost a decade.  
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 05:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) announced today that nonprofit technology and solution specialist, Soft Trac has been authorized to sell Orange Leap, a cloud-based constituent relationship management (CRM) solution. Soft Trac serves nonprofits in the Northeast and is based in Falmouth, Maine.  
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 14:49:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donny Disbro, chief executive officer of PCM of California, Inc. (PCM), announced today that company employees raised more than $16,230 during a series of charitable fundraisers over the past several weeks.  
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 02:56:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids with medical needs feel better and get better with tender loving care. So do older family members with disabilities. But human TLC is seldom handy 24/7. That's where a warm, fuzzy toy animal can make a difference. On Monday, November 12, 250 of them are being donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) of Greater Las Vegas by LTC Financial Partners, LLC.  
Thu, 08 Nov 2012, 05:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) is sponsoring 'Tap Into New Donations with Non-cash and Online Giving,' presented by Kevin Myers of iDonate and part of Orange Leap's Shine Brighter Series webcasts for nonprofit organizations.  
Fri, 26 Oct 2012, 13:29:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Executive Director Sandy Harmsen was appointed to Chair of the California Workforce Association's Executive Committee. The committee facilitates the direction and management of the Association.  
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 12:16:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art for Progress (AFP), a NYC 501(c)3 nonprofit, is proud to announce it is hosting artist Michael Alan's 'Living Installation: Family Misfit Healing' on Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO in NYC's Lower East Side.  
Tue, 23 Oct 2012, 03:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Equation Technologies (equationtech.com) will be exhibiting with Avectra at the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) National Conference and Showcase November 1-3, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario. Avectra and Equation Technologies will be at Booth 178 (Canada Halls 2 and 3 in the Ottawa Convention Centre).  
Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 04:56:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) has launched a new monthly series of webcasts for nonprofit organizations called the Shine Brighter Series. The first webcast is '5 Ways Nonprofits Can Get More Likes on Their Facebook Page' presented by Randy Vaughn of Fort Worth-based Marketing Twins.  
Tue, 25 Sep 2012, 05:59:15 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 89th season with 'Grand Hotel.' Inspired by Vicki Baum's period novel of the same name, this multiple Tony Award-winning musical features music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional lyrics and music by Maury Yeston, and a book by Luther Davis.  
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 15:18:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy (www.worldsavvy.org), with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org), shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.  
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 12:23:51 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com) announced today that Austin-based Xanegy Cloud Solutions has been authorized as a reseller of Orange Leap cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software solution.  
Fri, 07 Sep 2012, 16:57:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. To that end, Executive Director Michael Schiess has launched an indiegogo.com-based fundraising campaign.  
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 05:58:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
HAMPTON, N.H., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Project Pawsitive Foundation (www.projectpawsitive.com), a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to renovating animal rescues and shelters in need, has selected the Salem Animal Rescue League in Salem, New Hampshire as the team's fifth animal shelter makeover. The project begins on Friday, September 14.  
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 13:33:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OCEANSIDE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The third annual Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast (www.bike-the-coast.com), the unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo in Oceanside, is pleased to introduce Tri-City Medical Center as its presenting sponsor. The event, set for Saturday, Nov. 3, will be known as Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast presented by Tri-City Medical Center.  
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 12:17:18 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium's acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM's unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.  
Thu, 16 Aug 2012, 13:29:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger presents the Fourth Annual Surfside Food Drive and Concert Series to benefit the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. While hunger may not be on people's minds during the summer holidays, hunger takes no vacations. The summer months can be some of the most difficult for food banks and struggling families as children who receive subsidized lunches are home from school.  
Wed, 15 Aug 2012, 16:07:38 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 13-year-old Hampton/NYC resident, Grant Andreas, had an idea to collect the leftover food from the summer months to feed the struggling families of Long Island. Thanks to help of Strong's Marine and Hall Lane Moving and Storage, Move For Hunger is turning Grant's idea into a reality with the first annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive.  
Mon, 06 Aug 2012, 13:33:56 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.  
Wed, 01 Aug 2012, 14:54:26 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of 'Bagatelle, Pachinko, and Peggle,' an exhibition of early pins-in-a-board games, and the digital extension of these games, Peggle.  
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 14:00:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Young Marines youth organization and the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) Demand Reduction Program have announced the Young Marines Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena Division Awards program. The awards program highlights the exceptional efforts the youth membership of the Young Marines are doing throughout the nation to educate other youths to live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle in their communities through drug demand reduction efforts.  
Thu, 12 Jul 2012, 18:46:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alameda's Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato's Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.  
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 03:58:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What began as a solo Appalachian Trail (AT) adventure with bears, bugs, and blisters, has become an annual fundraising source for Sunshine, a home for the developmentally disabled in Maumee, Ohio. When author and speaker Jeff Alt embarked on his AT journey to raise funds for Sunshine, he didn't know that his journey would spark the creation of an annual event.  
Thu, 05 Jul 2012, 14:24:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PORTLAND, Ore., July 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is excited to announce a new partnership with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to distribute grants to afterschool programs to help feed more kids in Oregon.  
Wed, 27 Jun 2012, 13:24:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., June 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WEST, Advancing Women in the Business of Science and Technology, continues its mission to bring visibility to woman leaders by nominating Kip Hollister as Entrepreneur of the Year in Service and Kip was awarded the honor. WEST demonstrated its key success factor of Visibility by nominating two advisory board members: Kip Hollister, CEO Hollister, a leading staffing firm, and Barbara Lynch, James Beard Award Winning Chef and serial restaurateur; to the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.  
Mon, 11 Jun 2012, 19:15:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to having women on Boards, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted an executive dinner on June 6, 2012 at the Hotel Marlowe Cambridge. The topic of this program was a panel discussion on 'The Economic Impact of Women on Boards.'  
Thu, 31 May 2012, 11:57:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of the Pinball Oddity exhibit, featuring a collection of pinball rarities and giant mural reproductions of pinball art. The exhibit represents the first in a series of scalable exhibits the museum offers for lease to institutions nationwide.  
Tue, 29 May 2012, 10:36:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization's National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines (youngmarines.com) is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.  
Fri, 25 May 2012, 05:59:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to having women leaders be visible, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology, nominated two members of their Advisory Board - Kip Hollister and Barbara Lynch for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  
Wed, 23 May 2012, 15:40:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9 at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.  
Fri, 11 May 2012, 13:17:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., May 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the addition of more than 100 rare items to their massive collection through a donation made by business entrepreneur and renowned philanthropist Richard Foos.  
Tue, 08 May 2012, 08:58:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executive Director, Mike Kessler, of the national non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, the Young Marines, announces a call-to-action campaign to over 300 Young Marine units across the country to participate in the organization's 2nd annual 'Raising Awareness to the Flag' initiative during National Flag Week in June.  
Wed, 02 May 2012, 18:07:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap (www.orangeleap.com), developer of cloud-based fundraising and constituent relationship management (CRM) software, today announced the hiring of Kent Hollrah to serve as company President.  
Wed, 02 May 2012, 17:09:45 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger is proud to announce their recent partnership with Mango Moving at the Signature Level. Mango Moving LLC, a Kansas City-based national moving company, has committed to support Move For Hunger's fight against hunger through a generous financial contribution.  
Tue, 01 May 2012, 18:54:45 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrate a decade of global education programs with World Savvy on May 17, 2012 at the RSP Architects in Minneapolis. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.  
Mon, 30 Apr 2012, 16:44:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 12, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Friendship Community Church at 4141 Old Fairburn Rd., Atlanta, GA, where the school is housed, the Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA) will hold its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence to raise funds for the charter school's programs.  
Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 17:00:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'  
Tue, 24 Apr 2012, 16:54:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CITYarts is celebrating 44 years of empowering international children and youth through art. CITYarts brings young people and professional artists together to create Public Art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.  
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 18:55:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA - www.tacpa.net) announced today the opening of registration for its 2012 Spring Meeting and CPE Sessions. This conference is open to all Texas-licensed CPAs and meets all Texas CPE requirements.  
Fri, 20 Apr 2012, 05:59:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BALLINGER, Texas, April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hand.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2012.  
Mon, 16 Apr 2012, 18:46:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Savvy will host a 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to commemorate a decade of global education programs on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Astor Center in New York. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.  
Mon, 16 Apr 2012, 12:20:59 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope is honored to make New York-based CITYarts Inc. one of the chosen recipients for 2012 of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CITYarts' mission to bring young people and professional artists together to create Public Art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.  
Thu, 05 Apr 2012, 13:01:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., April 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) of Alameda, California is pleased to announce that PPM has been chosen as a recipient of a grant from the Neotrope(R) 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with the PPM in educating and entertaining children and adults through the preservation of pinball, while making eight decades of games available to be played by everyone.  
Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 12:42:22 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students' way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.  
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 17:16:13 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.  
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 16:04:41 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alabama School of Fine Arts announces the opening of the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, a state-of- the-art facility built for both school and community use, this month. It is the most technically advanced venue of its kind in the entire Southeast. The Public Grand Opening is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, from 3 - 5 p.m., with Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. cutting the ribbon on the massive new stage.  
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 14:03:41 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia, of LightRow Pictures, with his strong will, is going to attempt a staggering endurance-fundraising challenge in Hollywood. On April 28, 2012 at 7 a.m., for the benefit of Homeless Not Toothless, Zak will endure the 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge (thefbxshow.com/24hx.html) climbing for 24 hours up and down the popular Santa Monica stairs.  
Mon, 26 Mar 2012, 12:43:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colonel Jack H. Pryor (U.S. Army, Retired) today announced the formation and launch of a new nonprofit organization, the American Land Forces Institute (ALFI). Based in San Antonio, Texas, ALFI will focus on policy, advocacy, education and services in support of land forces and small combat units across all branches of the U.S. military, the National Guard, and domestic law enforcement.  
Wed, 21 Mar 2012, 16:43:38 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
NEPTUNE, N.J., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of Victory Packaging at the Champion Level. While Victory Packaging has been a gracious partner of Move For Hunger since 2010, they are strengthening their relationship for 2012 by increasing their support from Mission to the Champion level.  
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 18:50:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Wed., March 14 and Thurs., March 15, 2012, International Surf Lifesaving Association (ISLA) will be hosting a special fundraiser at the Original Roadhouse Grill in Long Beach, located at 7391 Carson St. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise critical funds and awareness for ISLA's training initiatives in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua later this month.  
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 11:11:18 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring a charity ball for singles from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. This singles dance party is hosted by the Society of Single Professionals.  
Fri, 02 Mar 2012, 15:26:06 EDTEdited 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.  
Thu, 01 Mar 2012, 05:59:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CHARDON, Ohio, March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ERP business software solution provider and developer e2b teknologies (www.e2btek.com) is supporting three charities in recognition of Child Life Month which is March. Charitable activities and events include an annual sponsorship of two children through Save the Children Foundation, participation in the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake, and a recently completed Tackle The Tower fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House charities.  
Wed, 29 Feb 2012, 04:59:00 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a public relations, advertising and marketing firm established in 1983, today announced the recipients of the NonProfit PR Grant Program for 2012. This year's 10 recipients, selected from over 300 applicants, will receive approximately $50,000 total in pro bono services. Originally launched in 2000, the Neotrope PR Grants program has helped raise awareness for worthwhile causes all over the U.S. by providing public relations, news dissemination and online marketing, donated by Neotrope's accredited staff.  
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 15:17:22 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAKE WORTH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pew Center on the States on Monday reported tremendous nationwide growth in emergency room visits for many easily prevented dental problems. In Florida, emergency room visits doubled between 2008 and 2010, totaling more than 115,000 visits and generating more than $88 million in medical charges. Pew obtained its Florida information from a Florida Public Health Institute (FPHI) study released in December 2011.  
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 19:43:50 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BROCKTON, Mass., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Project Moves Dance Company, Inc., the resident company of The Gold School of Dance Art in Brockton, Mass., is proud to announce its inaugural season opener, One Human Race. Performances for One Human Race will be held March 17 and 18, 2012, at the Boston Center for the Arts, Stanford Calderwood Pavilion.  
Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 20:07:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts' (freshstart.org) annual Fresh Start for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic joins together Hollywood actors, professional athletes, and Fresh Start supporters to tee off in support of transforming the lives of children with physical deformities.  
Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 15:30:27 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alisa Hamilton, director of project management for CMI, will present sessions with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) and Merkle, a CMI client, at the 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference. The conference will offer more than 30 educational sessions, a keynote presentation, and roundtable discussions covering innovative strategies and creative approaches to fundraising that help nonprofits develop new initiatives and increase donations.  
Mon, 20 Feb 2012, 06:59:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FireFighting's Finest Moving and Delivery of Fort Worth, TX has been recognized as Move For Hunger's Mover of the Year for 2011 out of 250 moving companies in 39 different states. The Mover of the Year award is presented to the moving company that best exemplifies the philanthropic spirit of Move For Hunger.  
Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 14:14:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Small Business Finance Institute is conducting its second annual Stepping Up to Business at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, GA on February 29, 2012. For the price of an hour with a business attorney or accountant, attendees can expect a full day of financial mentoring that could transform their enterprise by helping them with cash flow and financing challenges.  
Mon, 13 Feb 2012, 19:59:14 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, February 16, The Story Project (StoryProject.org), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to furthering communication and life skills in at-risk and under-served teens, will launch its StoryTelling Series, a sequence of intimate moderated conversations with legendary filmmakers and artists. Todd Felderstein, The Story Project's executive director, is thrilled to have such Hollywood veterans make up our inaugural event.  
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 13:08:40 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association as its February Charity of the Month. The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association cares for one of our country's most important historic sites - the home and estate of our first president, George Washington.  
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 07:58:15 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eswan Flores wanted to give back to the non-profit organization, FixNation, that worked to control the cat population at the Los Alamitos Race Course where he began his horse-racing career so he decided to sponsor them.  
Tue, 24 Jan 2012, 08:58:44 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What happens when a global superpower imposes its social conventions and political practices on a smaller, less 'civilized' nation? 'Utopia Limited,' Gilbert and Sullivan's shockingly relevant satire of imperialism and globalization, tackles this question in a fresh new edition by the Blue Hill Troupe, April 20-28, 2012 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street).  
Wed, 18 Jan 2012, 14:39:38 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. AAUP is an organization grounded in a tradition of service, whose members engage in forward-looking publishing programs and innovations. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a 'University Press Week' in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.  
Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 19:12:14 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America's most iconic historical sites - Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.  
Wed, 11 Jan 2012, 18:03:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a California-based brand identity, internet marketing, and PR firm established in 1983, today announced an extension on the deadline for its 2012 PR Grant program for nonprofit orgs to January 31.  
Mon, 19 Dec 2011, 18:14:17 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a California based brand identity, internet marketing, and PR firm established in 1983, today announced it has expanded the deliverables of its 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. All recipients of the 2012 program will now also receive up to $2,500 in additional services; specifically free online text and banner advertising on Neotrope(R) News Network sites. This brings the dollar value of the grant to each chosen recipient to $5,000, or $50,000 total value in donated services for 2012.  
Fri, 09 Dec 2011, 16:59:47 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation is proud to honor the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as its December Charity of the Month. Toys for Tots distributes millions of gifts each Christmas to brighten the holidays of our nation's less fortunate children.  
Mon, 05 Dec 2011, 17:29:00 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 6, 2011, global education non-profit World Savvy, the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College, and the Minnesota Humanities Center are sponsoring 'Citizenship in a Sound Bite Era,' a community forum among a range of individuals and organizations around Minnesota working to educate and engage young people for informed, responsible and sustained citizenship in the sound bite era.  
Mon, 05 Dec 2011, 14:31:00 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the spirit of the holidays, Tre Olive is donating $5.00 for each olive tree adoption order it receives from December 1 through December 25 to the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF). The donations will be used to support FTPF's work to plant fruit trees in low-income communities around the world.  
Fri, 02 Dec 2011, 16:55:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An epic one-day giving event, ROC the Day, will take place on December 8, 2011. ROC the Day will be the first of its kind in the greater Rochester area and all of New York State. On this day, thousands of community members can help support Children Awaiting Parents through 24 hours of online, unprecedented giving.  
Thu, 01 Dec 2011, 17:14:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In November the 3in4 Association added seven new members to its advisory board, and received increased support from two insurance carriers: John Hancock, an existing member of the organization, and Genworth, which provided sponsorship of a meaningful consumer study. 'We're gaining momentum,' says Mark Goldberg, Treasurer of the association that runs the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign.  
Tue, 29 Nov 2011, 06:58:37 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
NEPTUNE, N.J., Nov. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a non-profit that works with moving companies to collect food for local food banks, is nominated as one of just five finalists for the American Giving Awards presented by Chase, putting the charity in the running for a $1,000,000 grant. The American Giving Awards allows fans of Chase to choose which organizations receive funding through the Chase Community Giving platform on Facebook.  
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 13:29:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the American Senior Benefits Association (ASBA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to provide long-term care education and insurance for members and their families. The aim of the ASBA Long-Term Care Insurance Program is to supply education on the financial risks associated with long-term care and how a long-term care insurance policy can transfer these risks from a member's assets to that of an insurance carrier.  
Tue, 15 Nov 2011, 20:00:56 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a brand identity, public relations, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, announces its latest Non-Profit PR Grants Program for 2012. The firm is again donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 29th anniversary.  
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 13:59:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) has named Mrs. Tami Heim as CLAs new president and CEO. She will begin in this role on Jan. 1, 2012.  
Tue, 08 Nov 2011, 05:57:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The majority of adults believe that long-term care insurance should be purchased between the ages of 45-64, yet 82 percent of this age group have not purchased a policy, finds a new study from the 3in4 Association. The study, sponsored by Genworth Financial, also shows that since the 2008 financial crisis, only 20 percent of adults have taken any action on their financial strategy and almost half of respondents do not expect to add anything to their plan in the next two years.  
Wed, 02 Nov 2011, 16:10:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Third Law Sourcing, a strategic sourcing and procurement consulting company, will sponsor Special Olympics Georgia's 16th Annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament. Scott Drobes, a managing partner of Third Law Sourcing, has served as an honorary board member of the Special Olympics and been active with the organization for over 20 years.  
Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 08:59:39 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time again; the Canadian Narconon located in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada will be broadcasting its second live Narconon graduation on the Internet this December. The exact date has yet to be announced, but organizers are projecting this will happen in early December.  
Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 20:16:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
JIQUILISCO, El Salvador, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A tropical depression in the Pacific, coupled with a weather front stemming from Hurricane Jova in the Atlantic, converged on El Salvador this weekend to cause what appears to be the largest disaster in a generation. EcoViva, an international development organization based in Oakland, California, has been in close contact with its local partner organization in Jiquilisco, the Mangrove Association, to assess damages and raise funds for both immediate relief and future reconstruction.  
Tue, 11 Oct 2011, 08:59:22 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bill Salokar, vice president of business development at CMI, a full-service marketing research company, and Kimberly Cason, senior consultant at American Cancer Society, will share important research insights from the American Cancer Society's highly successful 'More Birthdays' campaign.  
Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 18:11:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) as its October Charity of the Month.  
Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 17:58:22 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
OCEANSIDE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media Inc., organizers of Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast, add Movie Night on Friday, November 4, between 6 and 8 p.m. at the Bandshell next to the Oceanside Pier. It will be the first U.S. outdoor showing of the classic cycling movie 'Hell On Wheels' presented by Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau.  
Thu, 06 Oct 2011, 21:59:57 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
LADY LAKE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets starting at $35 are still available to see award-winning country-music mother and daughter legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd take their final Central Florida bow on the Last Encore Tour, October 15, as they headline The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, according to Alliance Healthcare Foundation President Ted Williams.  
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 18:34:13 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people's choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit's new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.  
Mon, 03 Oct 2011, 19:39:51 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Houdini Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit museum in Scranton, PA, had a secret project to restore Houdini's grave site bust for over 20 years. It reached full intensity in the past year. The original statuary bust was installed after Houdini's death in 1926. It was destroyed by vandals in 1975.  
Mon, 03 Oct 2011, 08:59:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Tammy Rudden Krause the new executive director of its Starlight Colorado chapter. Krause comes to her position with extensive experience in philanthropy, having worked many years as a volunteer with Denver-area nonprofits that include the Junior League of Denver, Children's Hospital Colorado, CASA, Rise School, Seeds of Hope and the Morgan Adams Foundation.  
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 18:37:50 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 88th season with the musical farce 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.' With a score by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, Forum will run from October 28 through November 5, 2011 at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street.  
Thu, 22 Sep 2011, 23:30:01 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
LADY LAKE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mother and daughter country legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd will make their final scheduled Central Florida stop on their Last Encore Tour, October 15, as headliners of The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, to benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.  
Wed, 21 Sep 2011, 19:21:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the oldest Muslim-American organizations in the USA, the Muslim Foundation of America, in conjunction with multi-cultural television channel Bridges TV, has announced details for the 26th annual United American Muslim Day Parade, taking place in New York City at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2011.  
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 21:59:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Recognition of International Literacy Day, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month. For nearly 45 years, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) has provided books to children to foster a love of reading and develop skills that are critical to learning.  
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 18:35:56 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS), the oldest continuously operating non-profit organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on green building, sustainable development and ecoBalance design, received a $75,000 grant from the Meadows Foundation, the Dallas-based philanthropic institution dedicated to helping improve the quality and circumstances of life for all Texans. The grant will establish low-carbon, low-potable water alternatives to standard concrete design mixes.  
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 17:55:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.  
Wed, 24 Aug 2011, 22:18:03 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunday, August 21, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of Bob Moog's passing and the fifth anniversary of the Bob Moog Foundation's formal launch. In celebration of that milestone, the Foundation is making daily announcements of new projects, branding and fundraising opportunities. Monday, August 22 saw the launch of the Moogstress blog, written by Michelle Moog-Koussa.  
Thu, 18 Aug 2011, 10:59:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Roger Shiffman its new global board chairman. A well-known figure in the toy industry, Shiffman built in separate phases of his career, two highly successful companies - Tiger Electronic Toys, makers of Furby, and more recently, Zizzle.  
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 21:41:16 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C.(SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of those Americans whose loved ones serve in the United States Military, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Military Family Association as its August Charity of the Month.  
Mon, 15 Aug 2011, 20:57:25 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
LADY LAKE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Naomi and Wynonna Judd, the most successful female duo in country music history, will soon take their final Florida bow on The 'Last Encore Tour,' as headliners for The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, Saturday, October 15. The concert will benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.  
Thu, 04 Aug 2011, 08:55:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Give Back Foundation saw its mission - helping people give more to the causes important to them - fulfilled to a 'T' in their recent campaign. During GiveBack.org's '100 Days of Giving,' members donated to 754 charities, representing the gamut of philanthropy, from neighborhood nonprofits to big global relief efforts, summer camps for special needs children, veterans organizations, pet rescues, environmental action groups, medical research, memorial funds, houses of worship and more.  
Wed, 03 Aug 2011, 22:29:39 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that seven regional winners will be moving forward as finalists in the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.  
Tue, 02 Aug 2011, 10:59:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pathbuilders is pleased to announce that Helene Lollis will serve on the boards of two of Atlanta's most highly regarded non-profit organizations. Lollis will serve on the Board of Trustees for Leadership Atlanta, and she was named vice chair for the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia.  
Mon, 18 Jul 2011, 10:59:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OXNARD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chief Investigative Correspondent for Inside Edition, award-winning broadcaster, actress and mosaic artist Lisa Guerrero is not just investigating it; she has been rehearsing for it these last 5 weeks, with a fanfare on July 31st at the Oxnard Salsa Festival Dancing With The Community Stars Contest, says Salvation Army Oxnard. She will also be seen this fall in Brad Pitt's upcoming baseball film, 'Moneyball.'  
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 18:14:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July.  
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Business Solutions, a fund accounting and fundraising solution provider, announced today a milestone for DrillPoint Reports, an application developed by Capital Business Solutions for nonprofit organizations using Sage Fund Accounting software. Capital Business Solutions has sold its 50th license for DrillPoint Reports.  
Mon, 04 Jul 2011, 08:59:22 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While 'mantra-rock' may not yet be a recognized music genre, it springs to life with the delightful onslaught of sound from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe on their new album, 'Rock on Sat Nam!' (Prema Shakti Music). The vocals are impassioned and the music soothes one minute and urges you into aural ecstasy the next.  
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 19:36:38 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric medical device organization and recent runner-up in the Mosaic Social Entrepreneurs Cup competition, announced today that it has added four new members to its board of directors. With the addition of Gwenyth Fischer MD, James Davenport, Al Emola and Phil Kading, the DesignWise Medical board has grown to nine members, joining current board members Jodi Raus, Jim Hartman, Ann Johnson, Tom McGoldrick and Brad Slaker.  
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 18:02:34 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nashville based singer-songwriter Kenny Foster, a Joplin, Missouri native, has written a song based on the May 22 tornado that ravaged his hometown one month ago today, destroyed his childhood home and trapped his family in the crawl space of their home before they were rescued. Called 'Hometown,' Foster's powerful song details the emotional aftermath of the disaster, as affected families try to sort through the emotional wreckage and find a way to move on.  
Tue, 21 Jun 2011, 17:02:59 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Huckstep and Associates announced today that the 5th Annual High Road to Success Conference will be held September 14 - 16, 2011 in Savannah, Georgia. The conference is for nonprofit organizations that use Sage Fund Accounting, Sage Abra HRMS, and Sage FAS Nonprofit Fixed Assets.  
Fri, 17 Jun 2011, 16:33:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents is proud to announce the unveiling of a new web page 'Adoption Mentors,' which is part of the organization's focus on providing resources and support to adoptive parents, social workers and the adoption community.  
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 08:51:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, June 25, 2011, Starlight Children's Foundation New England will host the 'STARmazing Race.' Now in its fifth year, the STARmazing Race remains the most hilarious and unique scavenger hunt in Boston. Hundreds of Starlight supporters take to the streets in teams of two to four people in a race against the clock - and each other - while winning prizes and raising funds and awareness for Starlight.  
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 17:09:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Libya Relief Fund, a volunteer-driven charity organization established to provide relief and aid to those affected by the humanitarian disaster in Libya, today launched a nationwide appeal and fundraising campaign designed to raise awareness of the human and social crisis unfolding in Libya and educate the general public on the nature of the conflict, the Feb. 17 movement, and the Libyan people's struggle for freedom and human rights and the inhumane repression that followed.  
Thu, 09 Jun 2011, 19:47:59 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has selected the Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month for June in commemoration of President Woodrow Wilson's signing into law a national charter for the Boy Scouts of America on June 15, 1916.  
Fri, 13 May 2011, 18:37:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BELLEVUE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a local non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in Washington, today announced that it raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue. Representing a 10 percent increase over funds raised at the 2010 luncheons, all of the money raised will directly go to establishing grants for women who need assistance in education, health care and counseling.  
Wed, 04 May 2011, 11:59:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In observance of Military Appreciation Month, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Freedom Alliance as Charity of the Month this May for the organization's commitment to honoring the service and sacrifice of America's men and women in uniform and their families.  
Fri, 29 Apr 2011, 09:59:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, Morehouse College and 16 other Atlanta area organizations are pleased to announce that the forty 2011 Student Freedom Riders will join us for Freedom Riders - Atlanta.  
Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 17:20:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading West Coast beauty school, is proud to present the American Red Cross with $25,000 to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. The funds are a result of a company wide Cut-A-Thon fundraiser, which took place March 29 - April 2.  
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 10:59:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Foundation today announced plans for the ninth-annual NCLB Golf Classic, benefiting St. Anthony School and Community Center. Dallas-area golfers are encouraged to join the tournament to help make a difference for this South Dallas charter school, which provides top-notch education for underprivileged students.  
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 08:58:39 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PATTERSON, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JMT Consulting Group announced today a special Solution Spotlight track for nonprofit organizations attending JMT's annual conference INNOVATE 2011. One of the Solution Spotlight sessions will be 'Saving Money for Nonprofits Through Hosted Solutions.'  
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 23:55:44 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 16th, 2011, nearly 700 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Bay Area will convene at San Francisco State University to participate in The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge™, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with San Francisco State University's College of Education.  
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 19:59:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected the Autism Society as Charity of the Month, recognizing the organization's devotion to improving the lives of all individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders.  
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 11:59:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Starlight Children's Foundation's annual 'A Stellar Night' gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 'Heart of Gold Award' and Do Won Chang, Founder/CEO of Forever 21, Inc., with its 2011 Jacki Carlish Humanitarian Award.  
Wed, 23 Mar 2011, 22:48:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LONG BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Families Uniting Families will be extending an invitation to those in the community to join in a 'Family Game Night' on March 24, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at their offices in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, located at 525 E. 7th Street, Long Beach.  
Tue, 22 Mar 2011, 10:57:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign will make its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn't enough. Millions of us need more: some form of long-term care insurance or planning to cover longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities not covered by regular insurance or Medicare.  
Mon, 21 Mar 2011, 18:02:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the 'Bob Moog Tribute Library' created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics' Omnisphere virtual instrument software, and also kicked off a contest designed around the library.  
Wed, 09 Mar 2011, 18:45:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internationally recognized Chef Charlie Trotter will become the first Chef to officially sponsor the BCA, a culinary and hospitality organization that focuses on advancing diversity within the industry. Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA's 18th Annual Gala and Cultural Awareness Salute March 12th, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis.  
Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 18:53:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the 3in4 Association, promoters of the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign, announces the sponsorship of six insurance carriers: John Hancock, Mutual of Omaha, LifeSecure, MedAmerica, Prudential, and Transamerica. 'They're providing the support we need to start getting our message out,' says Jonas Roeser, a member of the association's three-member Executive Committee, which also includes Margie Barrie and Mark Goldberg.  
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 23:33:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope is honored to make The Bob Moog Foundation its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation's mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music and intersection of music, science and innovation.  
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 21:24:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Women's History Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected Girl Scouts of the USA as its Charity of the Month for March. Girl Scouts of the USA has become a premier leadership experience for young women since its founding in March 1912 when founder Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low saw the need to mentor and encourage girls.  
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 10:58:43 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PATTERSON, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JMT Consulting Group, a technology solution provider focusing exclusively on nonprofit organizations will offer a special, online program especially for Head Start Organizations focusing on how technology can assist with the complex reporting requirements Head Starts must adhere to titled 'Easing the Reporting Process for Head Start Organizations.'  
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 09:59:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 8 in Atlanta, the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign will get a boost from Dr. Marion Somers, the long-term care planning advocate who is a frequent guest on programs such as Good Morning America, Today Show, and NBC Nightly News.  
Thu, 24 Feb 2011, 00:35:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ST. PAUL, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 5, 2011, nearly 600 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's Third Annual World Affairs Challenge, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.  
Fri, 18 Feb 2011, 18:58:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA's 18th Annual Gala and Cultural Awareness Salute March 12th,, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Supporting corporate sponsors include Hobart, Marriott, Restaurant Associates-Compass, Food Network, Sodexo, Beam Global, Tyson Foods and Irinox among other supporters.  
Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 21:42:53 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California PR firm, Neotrope, is honored to make World Savvy its third chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, to prepare the next generation of leaders to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.  
Tue, 08 Feb 2011, 21:56:44 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) its second chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CAP's mission to find adoptive homes for America's waiting children.  
Fri, 04 Feb 2011, 17:46:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Starlight Children's Foundation its first chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with Starlight's mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.  
Thu, 03 Feb 2011, 00:52:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ENCINITAS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Event Media Inc., organizers for the fifth annual San Diego Century Bicycle Tour, announce the availability of expo and sponsorship packages for the event on May 21, 2011. Set to start and finish at MiraCosta College the event offers plenty of intriguing promotional opportunities for businesses.  
Wed, 02 Feb 2011, 22:02:43 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of American Heart Month this February, the Gingrich Foundation, founded by Callista and Newt Gingrich, has selected the American Heart Association as its Charity of the Month for its commitment to improving cardiovascular health for all Americans.  
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 23:43:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.  
Mon, 24 Jan 2011, 21:41:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has appointed DealPen, a professional corporate development advisory firm to guide DesignWise Medical on growth and capital formation strategies. With DealPen's leadership, DesignWise has established its Charter Campaign, a one-time sponsorship opportunity for individuals and organizations.  
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 22:41:41 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two days remain to support America's national parks with just one 'click.' Each click will cast a vote directly benefiting America's national parks through a grant to the National Park Foundation in the ongoing $1 million Lowe's Community Giving Campaign.  
Fri, 14 Jan 2011, 21:43:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Now through January 21, one 'click' will directly benefit America's national parks by casting a vote for the National Park Foundation in the $1 million Lowe's Community Giving Campaign. With only eight days remaining, the national parks need your help. The Foundation encourages supporters to vote daily. The National Park Foundation is one of four charities competing for the grant from the Lowe's Charitable and Education Foundation.  
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 00:29:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a growing nonprofit pediatric medical device organization, announced today that it has added three new members to its board. With the addition of Tom McGoldrick, Ann Johnson and Jim Hartman, the DesignWise Medical Board of Directors has grown to six members, joining current board members, Jodi Raus, Alec Johnson and Brad Slaker.  
Mon, 10 Jan 2011, 10:59:26 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sandra Terrell CPA has been named to serve as chair of the Not-for-Profit Committee for the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, or MSCPA, for the 2010-2012 term. Terrell is an accounting professional at Huckstep and Associates, LLC, a CPA and software technology consulting firm based in Springfield, Missouri. She has been a member of the MSCPA since 2001.  
Fri, 07 Jan 2011, 22:19:17 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOYTON BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts & Social Justice (TLHS) announced today that Major Joseph Bernadel, US Army (Ret.), and the Delray Beach Interfaith Clergy Association are pleased to invite you to remember with the Palm Beach County Haitian community the loss of lives and the great disaster caused by the Earthquake on January 12, 2010 in Haiti.  
Fri, 07 Jan 2011, 17:53:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $36,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 28th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2009, 2005 and 2000. Organizations may apply for this program starting today.  
Wed, 05 Jan 2011, 19:49:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This January, as part of its ongoing Charity of the Month program, the Gingrich Foundation honors Catholic Charities USA for its outstanding legacy of service to those in need.  
Tue, 04 Jan 2011, 00:22:40 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope today announced it has, as part of the company's 28th anniversary this year, expanded its discount program for U.S.-based non-profit organizations 'doing good,' and also pre-announced the 2011 Neotrope PR Grants program. California-based Neotrope will provide discounts of 28% off to those charitable organizations needing assistance with public relations and online marketing.  
Wed, 22 Dec 2010, 10:59:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the 3in4 Association, when it comes to long-term care insurance (LTCi), there's a big gap between what Baby Boomers (46 to 64 years old) believe and what they do. The association points to a recent survey by Mathew Greenwald & Associates showing that most Boomers highly value long-term care insurance, but that fewer than 10 in 100 have gotten around to buying it.  
Thu, 16 Dec 2010, 11:59:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A perfect ending to a years' worth of hard work, CalUniversity celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of students on November 19th, 2010. With the majority of students receiving their Doctorate degrees and others earning their Master's and Bachelor degrees, the class of 2010 is now prepared to enter, or in some cases continue to thrive in, today's work force.  
Wed, 15 Dec 2010, 21:50:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DECORAH, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has presented its annual gift to the Newt L. and Callista L. Gingrich Scholarship Fund at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Since 2005, the endowment has provided annual scholarships for instrumental music majors studying piano, organ, and wind instruments.  
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 19:14:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.  
Wed, 01 Dec 2010, 18:41:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has designated the Alzheimer's Association as part of the Gingrich Foundation's Charity of the Month program. Each month the Gingrich Foundation selects a charity, which is recommended to over 700,000 readers of the Newt Gingrich Human Events weekly newsletter.  
Mon, 29 Nov 2010, 23:51:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sometimes a hero is found at the local animal shelter. Moses, a three year old yellow lab/golden retriever, who is a certified search and rescue dog, found a missing Alzheimer's patient earlier this month. 'It takes a dog with the right stuff,' said Robin Habeger, of Paws of Life Foundation, and Moses' handler and trainer.  
Mon, 15 Nov 2010, 08:58:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Jacqueline Ibrahim its new chief executive officer. Ibrahim comes to Starlight with 22 years of experience in the financial sector in roles that included Division General Manager at Household International, SVP/Group Head at Wells Fargo and SVP at Neuberger Berman.  
Thu, 11 Nov 2010, 19:14:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BTF Enterprises, an association management company, announced that it has recently been awarded accreditation by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management industry.  
Tue, 02 Nov 2010, 14:57:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Turtle Survival Alliance announced that fifty Yellow-Headed Temple Turtles have arrived in Florida to begin a new life after being rescued from an illegal wildlife shipment in Hong Kong. Had the turtles been successfully smuggled into China, they would have been killed to satisfy the large demand for turtle meat and turtle parts used in Chinese medicine.  
Thu, 28 Oct 2010, 06:59:15 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, children undergoing treatment at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital smiled brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Nestle and Starlight Children's Foundation, and with the support of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, Stater Bros. Charities and California Pizza Kitchen frozen pizza, 8 new Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units were unveiled at the hospital for its pediatric patients.  
Fri, 22 Oct 2010, 15:23:50 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The seventh annual Le Vin a Son Apogee (Wine at its Best) wine tasting and auction will be hosted by Overlake Service League on Saturday, November 13, at Fremont Studios in Seattle. In its 6th year, this event offers tasters hundreds of international and northwest wines, rated over 90 points, poured by a team of leading sommeliers from the Puget Sound area.  
Thu, 21 Oct 2010, 15:39:56 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Windy City Woman of Color, NFP an exclusive network for professional multicultural women in the Chicagoland area will be hosting its 2nd Annual Diamond Awards, which pays tribute to women of color who have made a positive impact on the community through their corporate and philanthropic efforts.  
Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 15:52:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has applied for its first patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Formal application was prepared in cooperation with the William Mitchell School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic.  
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 17:28:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, and Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, one of the top producers of affordable home ownership opportunities among U.S. Habitat affiliates, have teamed up to challenge attendees at the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo to raise $10,000 for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.  
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 05:59:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the nonprofit 3in4 Association, established by thirteen long term care insurance leaders, announces the formation of an advisory board and executive committee for the 'Nearly 3 in 4 Need More Campaign.' The group seeks to educate the public with information to support Americans' plans for their potential need for long term care.  
Wed, 29 Sep 2010, 19:01:22 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children's Foundation created Starbright World, an online social network for sick teens and their teen-aged siblings - to provide a community of support and a much-needed distraction from daily struggles.  
Mon, 13 Sep 2010, 13:09:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holistic pet care for dog scratching, dog itching, dog genital licking and feline IBD can provide much needed relief for sick cats and dogs, says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Davis and Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. David Gordon are hosting a holistic pet care seminar to benefit homeless animals on Saturday September 25th in Lake Forest, Calif.  
Mon, 09 Aug 2010, 18:54:40 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of her outstanding contributions to civil rights, Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of Black Women's Roundtable, received the National Urban League's 'Women of Power Award' last week at a star-studded luncheon held during the NUL's Centennial Conference in D.C.  
Wed, 28 Jul 2010, 15:18:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its annual Family Walk on Saturday, September 25, 2010. Supporters from across the United States are invited to register today for the 2.5 mile Family Walk event.  
Tue, 27 Jul 2010, 18:29:51 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) today announced that nPulse Technologies, LLC has joined the consortium as its first Gold Level member. nPulse will maintain a QA Test lab for Suricata developers at its Charlottesville, VA, facility. Developers will be able to access the nPulse systems remotely.  
Thu, 22 Jul 2010, 12:48:38 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope, a California based marketing firm, recently 'adopted' Children Awaiting Parents and the Starlight Children's Foundation. To celebrate, throughout July 2010 as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to either charity they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through Neotrope's Send2Press(R) Newswire service, which is syndicated worldwide.  
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 16:58:57 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Life-Changing Coaching announces that Coach Paul has been selected to participate as one of the speakers at this year's Magic Johnson Foundation - Life Skills Leadership Conference, which is being held from Thursday, July 22, 2010, to Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at UCLA.  
Mon, 19 Jul 2010, 19:55:16 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shopping Nanny provides a personalized online service for grocery shoppers to get store specials and coupons combined to maximize their savings. This newly available solution is well received by customers, press and bloggers, but the exciting additional news is that the company is providing financial support to Starlight with a portion of every subscription fee - equaling a minimum unrestricted $50,000 donation each year for two years.  
Fri, 16 Jul 2010, 18:09:58 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Dental of Oklahoma was recently honored for its contributions to the state's nonprofit community. The Beacon Award honors 24 statewide businesses that have played instrumental roles in supporting nonprofit programs that help so many Oklahomans in need; the program recognizes finalists in six categories, with a Beacon Award winner in each category.  
Tue, 13 Jul 2010, 16:45:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Community Bridges is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event will be hosted by the Governor's Council on Disability on July 23, 2010 at the Department of Transportation at 7 Hazen Drive in Concord, New Hampshire from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  
Fri, 09 Jul 2010, 06:59:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope recently 'adopted' Children Awaiting Parents as one of its premier charity program recipients. Throughout the month of July as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through Neotrope's Send2Press Newswire service.  
Thu, 08 Jul 2010, 07:59:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) its second 'Adopted' charity program recipient for 2010. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CAP's mission to find adoptive homes for America's waiting children. As part of this program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination, and search marketing for CAP to help raise awareness to both media and the public regarding CAP programs, partners and other activities.  
Wed, 07 Jul 2010, 15:42:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope and its Send2Press service recently 'adopted' Starlight Children's Foundation(TM) as its premier charity program recipient. Throughout the month of July as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to Starlight they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through Neotrope's Send2Press(R) Newswire service.  
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 14:13:58 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Starlight Children's Foundation its premier 'Adopted' charity program recipient. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with Starlight's mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. As part of this adoption program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination, and search marketing for Starlight to help raise awareness to both media and the public.  
Tue, 22 Jun 2010, 15:31:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In their efforts in the battle against childhood cancer, Harvest Squeeze Lemonade will celebrate the National Rollout of the brand at the Marathon Restaurants in Center City Philadelphia. From Monday June 28 through Friday July 2, 2010 Harvest Squeeze Lemonade and Marathon will run a week of fundraising to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF).  
Wed, 16 Jun 2010, 13:29:39 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Talking to kids about drugs can be difficult, but the consequences of not having this conversation can be devastating. That's where Drug Tests by Mom comes in. 'You only need to use methamphetamines once,' says Arlene Nelson, founder. 'That's why it's so important for parents to get involved.'  
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 06:58:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has just unveiled its blog, 'Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose.' The blog will serve as an interactive and engaging online community that connects stakeholders to stories, images and videos that spotlight the programs, campaigns, events, families, and supporters of Starlight Children's Foundation, as it works hard to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families.  
Mon, 07 Jun 2010, 18:10:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.  
Fri, 21 May 2010, 11:37:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ELIZABETH, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WAMFAC, a Jericho Road Ministries project, announced that Rutgers University-Newark, Office of Campus and Community Relations (OCCR), has joined the ranks of its impressive partners. Jericho Road Ministries and a diverse group of religious, nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities throughout the state of New Jersey, are coordinating a multi-city, one-mile walk on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.  
Mon, 03 May 2010, 17:08:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope today announced it has, as part of the company's 27th anniversary this year, expanded its discount program for U.S.-based non-profit organizations 'doing good,' and also started to 'adopt' some very worthwhile causes where services are provided at no cost. Neotrope will provide discounts of 27 to 50 percent off to those charitable organizations needing assistance with public relations and marketing. Neotrope's Send2Press(R) Newswire service will be providing the discounts on targeted news distribution, press release writing, and online promotion solutions.  
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 18:26:34 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carden Academy of Mission Viejo announced today that more than $40,000 was raised at its Third Annual Dinner Dance, 'A Night of Chance,' held at the Coto de Caza Country Club on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The event was organized by the academy's Parents Association to raise funds that will enhance the school programs at Carden Academy.  
Wed, 21 Apr 2010, 12:09:32 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
GREENSBORO, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of dogs suffer from canine arthritis and their owners often have no idea their beloved pets are in such pain. A new initiative spearheaded by Novartis Animal Health US, Inc. and Hill's Pet Nutrition will combat that disconnect with a goal of screening one million dogs for canine arthritis. The two companies teamed up to launch the 'Million Dog Search,' a nationwide awareness campaign that will also raise thousands of dollars for animal charities, including Paws of Life.  
Thu, 15 Apr 2010, 15:44:52 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April 13th marked the anniversary of Narconon Georgia as it embarked on its 10th year of handling drug addiction and creating drug-free lives and working to create drug free communities. Narconon Georgia is a non-profit drug abuse rehabilitation program founded and incorporated in the State of Georgia on April 13th, 2001. Since that time it has assisted 600 individuals in becoming drug-free through the Narconon program.  
Mon, 05 Apr 2010, 14:44:47 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Imagination, a creative house and publisher with a focal point of serving humanitarian efforts, today announces its debut book in the Tattoo Stories series benefiting Starlight Children's Foundation. The art of tattoos has intrigued many people in various cultures around the world. 'Tattoo Stories' (ISBN: 978-0-9842417-0-5) not only addresses taboos plaguing the art form, but draws readers in for an intimate look at journeys, experiences and cultures.  
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 16:59:13 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Starlight Children's Foundation's annual 'A Stellar Night' gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 19, 2010 at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of California Pizza Kitchen, with its 2010 'Heart of Gold Award' and Noel R. Wallace, President, North America and Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive Company, with its 'Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award.'  
Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 19:09:36 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tuberculosis (TB) is still a global and local threat. Hear the latest global, U.S., California, and local trends in TB, and recommendations from the experts. Breathe California is hosting a state-wide Media Call on Tuberculosis on Tuesday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. PDT. March 24th is World TB Day.  
Tue, 16 Mar 2010, 18:33:19 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich today named Dr. Jim Garlow as Chairman of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), the non-profit organization Gingrich created. Dr. Garlow is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, and cultural observer. For the last 14 years, he has served as Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, Calif., and will continue to do so.  
Fri, 05 Mar 2010, 13:34:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You can help the Tents2Haiti effort. 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.  
Fri, 05 Mar 2010, 11:16:34 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
TAMPA, Fla. (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. Florida residents and businesses can get involved!  
Thu, 04 Mar 2010, 21:00:22 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Your used tent needed in Haiti now. 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.  
Thu, 04 Mar 2010, 16:25:26 EDTEdited 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.  
Thu, 04 Mar 2010, 15:19:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PORTLAND, Maine (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. Maine residents can get involved now.  
Fri, 26 Feb 2010, 08:59:39 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The recently announced proposal is a dramatic departure from the Constellation Program, scrapping the Ares I and Ares V launch vehicles, as well as the Orion capsule. Instead, the administration has proposed a program that would increase funding for robotic science missions, private sector development of space hardware for transporting people to and from low Earth orbit, technology development, international cooperation, and many other projects. Explore Mars is supportive of investment in these programs.  
Thu, 25 Feb 2010, 14:58:55 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- We are pleased to announce the formation of Explore Mars, Inc., a project oriented group that was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars Exploration. Through a series of technology innovation awards, scientific symposiums and workshops, Mars analog work, technology demonstrations, and other programs, we provide a platform for scientists and citizen scientists to engage in meaningful space exploration research and development in the private sector.  
Thu, 28 Jan 2010, 14:22:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now (GWN), New York City's premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced the launch of its spring series, CHAPTERS, celebrating a new year of developing New York's best teen writers. Beginning Friday, February 26, please join us for a series of evenings, featuring Girls Write Now students and the professional writers who inspire them, at the Center for Fiction. Each event is free and open to the public.  
Thu, 10 Dec 2009, 20:07:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Dec. 19, 2009 Forever 21, Inc. is launching a charitable line of T-shirts personally designed by notable celebrities with 100 percent of the proceeds, or 2/3 of the purchase price of the T-shirts to benefit Starlight Children's Foundation - helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.  
Wed, 09 Dec 2009, 16:00:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year Special Equestrians was one of 10 nonprofits chosen from nearly 600 applicants to receive part of $25,000 in PR service grants. 'We've always taken corporate social responsibility very seriously, and it gives all of us here a warm and fuzzy feeling to do what little we can to give something back to worthwhile causes,' said Neotrope CEO and co-founder, Christopher Simmons.  
Mon, 30 Nov 2009, 17:04:42 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This holiday season Children Awaiting Parents is offering several alternative gift ideas. Instead of sending the traditional fruitcake to clients and friends this year, consider a gift that will help Lift the Wait for children that wait in foster care for a family to adopt them.  
Mon, 30 Nov 2009, 15:14:09 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation - which for 25 years has helped seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities - has named 10-year-old actress Bailee Madison spokesperson of its StarPower program. StarPower is an initiative that encourages youth to give back to other youngsters with the conviction that you're never too young to give back to your community.  
Mon, 23 Nov 2009, 12:55:04 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canine handlers have a challenging job and training is of great importance. That's why the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension for Continuing Education and Professional Development, together, are offering online training - the Working K9 Handler Academy where search and rescue dog handlers take classes.  
Mon, 09 Nov 2009, 17:35:10 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians is proud to announce our partnership with the Philadelphia Race Park. Special Equestrians will be providing stall rest to injured race horses. These horses will be part of our Youth Connections Program for At-Risk Youth. 'Our vulnerable youth will be introduced to the plight of these vulnerable horses with the goal of developing a greater empathy for these horses,' says Tammy Westney, Executive Director of Special Equestrians.  
Mon, 09 Nov 2009, 12:52:16 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now, a New York City organization that matches at-risk high school girls with professional women writers for mentoring and writing training, has been nationally recognized as one of 15 youth arts and humanities programs to receive the prestigious 2009 Coming Up Taller Award. Youth and adult representatives of the program traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend a White House ceremony on November 4, where they accepted the award from Mrs. Obama.  
Tue, 20 Oct 2009, 05:59:50 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Starlight Children's Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song 'Starlight,' sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC's Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, Pitchford and Goldstein are donating 100 percent of their royalties to Starlight Children's Foundation.  
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 13:01:25 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians had been grappling with the effects of the economic downturn when they received a stroke of good luck; a local band offered to assist them by playing for no charge at a low-cost Beef and Beer Dinner. It was just what the agency needed to draw in a large audience and help to raise over $11,000.  
Wed, 30 Sep 2009, 18:26:17 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the heels of its 25th anniversary, Starlight Children's Foundation has just unveiled the final piece of its 3-year rebranding initiative with the launch of an overhauled starlight.org and 11 related chapter and office Web sites. The strategic rebranding process also included a name change, logo change, development of a mission statement and tagline, and the creation of a new PSA campaign.  
Thu, 24 Sep 2009, 13:45:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Paws of Life Foundation search and rescue dog recently was certified with her handler, 16-year-old Taylor Lane of Mesa, Arizona. Lane seems unaffected by how impressive her achievements really are. The daughter of Dallas and Sandy Lane juggles a hectic high school schedule including playing soccer, participating in band, and volunteering in search and rescue operations in Pinal County as a member of Sonoran Search and Rescue.  
Mon, 21 Sep 2009, 18:03:49 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) has formally endorsed the recent National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) publication: NBAA Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering. This publication provides confirmation that the NBAA recognizes the value that brokers bring to the business aviation community ACANA wishes to acknowledge this industry milestone and stands behind the movement for setting high standards for the brokering community.  
Wed, 16 Sep 2009, 07:00:34 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.  
Tue, 01 Sep 2009, 17:11:34 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians has been expanding its range of services this past year, first developing a program for children diagnosed with autism, then by enrolling students in off-site horse back riding shows, and now with a new Summer Camp. 'The campers had a terrific time. They rode everyday, and had special programs presented by therapy dog owners, and an aviary sanctuary, and they made tie-died shirts and clay pots. It was very different from their weekly riding lessons,' says Executive Director Tammy Westney.  
Fri, 28 Aug 2009, 15:55:13 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Trade Show, the mortgage industry-sponsored virtual trade show, conference, job fair and educational content platform, hosting its flagship industry-wide event on October 7 - 8, has partnered with Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit 501(c) 3 organization with the mission of building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan.  
Thu, 27 Aug 2009, 19:44:16 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year's All-Star Emmy® Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia Theater in the heart of the exciting downtown complex LA Live and know that all of the proceeds will benefit Starlight's seriously ill children and their family members.  
Thu, 27 Aug 2009, 18:32:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its annual Family Walk on Saturday, September 26, 2009. The Walk is held at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester and is handicap accessible. Individual walkers in both youth and adult categories are eligible to win great prizes, including iPods.  
Mon, 24 Aug 2009, 19:01:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy's premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.  
Fri, 07 Aug 2009, 15:08:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I wanted to make a difference to improve the rider's experience during my time at Special Equestrians,' states intern Louis Taylor. As part of a unique collaboration between Foundations Community Partnership and Special Equestrians, Louis worked for ten weeks as a student intern for the Summer Youth Corp Program, sponsored through Foundations Community Partnership. During that time he divided his time between intensive classes, and Special Equestrians Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs.  
Wed, 05 Aug 2009, 15:41:39 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The FealGood Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates for sick and dying 9/11 Ground Zero First Responders, will hold the FealGood Charity Ball on Friday, September 11, 2009 at New Jersey's Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck. The event has a star-studded celebrity guest list including many professional athletes.  
Thu, 30 Jul 2009, 17:38:40 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu, the organization's national spokesperson, has started a fundraising campaign to encourage his fans to get involved with Starlight and support its mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation. He plans to rally his fans to raise enough money to provide Starlight programs to five families for one year, and to place a Fun Center™ and a PC Pal™ at a hospital on Starlight's waiting list.  
Tue, 30 Jun 2009, 18:53:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dedication to their young clients has led Deb Saffren and Kim Hartranft, two Occupational Therapists at Special Equestrians, to broaden the scope of their work in animal assisted therapies. Every Monday Deb and Kim come to work at Special Equestrians providing Hippotherapy, which is Occupational Therapy on the back of the horse. 'During this interaction, I know that the child does not feel like they are participating in yet another therapy session. Instead, they are riding a horse,' says Deb Saffern.  
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 19:49:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For young adults with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, coping with their illness is a life-long struggle. Today Starlight Children's Foundation and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation announced the unveiling of their redesigned Web site, UCandCrohns.org, originally designed in 2006 to help young IBD patients cope with their condition.  
Tue, 09 Jun 2009, 18:33:30 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now (GWN), New York's premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its annual spring reading, the culmination of another year of developing New York's best young writers. On Sunday, June 14, please join us for an afternoon with participants in the program and the women who inspire them -- featuring Amy Robach, National Correspondent for NBC's Today and National Book Award Nominee Jean Thompson, whose new book is 'Do Not Deny Me' (ISBN: 978-1416595632).  
Wed, 03 Jun 2009, 19:58:25 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The blustery weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the Special Equestrians riders at the Annual Spring Festival. Thirty-three students preformed for their own families, members of the community, staff, volunteers, and board members of Special Equestrians.  
Wed, 03 Jun 2009, 16:41:44 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That's why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its popular Family Walk on Saturday, September 26, 2009.  
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 08:01:56 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first 'VHL Handbook Kids' Edition' (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now available at Amazon.com. The book was written and reviewed by a team of parents and professionals and illustrated with charming drawings and photographs from children with VHL, their siblings and friends. (VNR - Video News Release)  
Thu, 28 May 2009, 18:23:47 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Write Now (GWN), New York's first and only creative writing and mentoring program for high school girls, is proud to announce that 14 of the winning entrees in the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards-including a national award-were written by this year's talented mentees!  
Tue, 26 May 2009, 19:36:38 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 6, The C3 Church is sponsoring its first annual 'C3 Party in the Park' community festival, at Suwanee Town Center Park in Gwinnett County, to promote fitness for the entire family, including demonstrations teaching children how to have fun living a healthy lifestyle and staying in shape, and a 5K run benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.  
Tue, 19 May 2009, 12:45:48 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- May is National Foster Care Month and Children Awaiting Parents invites you to share your stories about your experience with foster care. The contest is open to people of all ages interested in reflecting on either their experience being in foster care, being a foster parent, or their experience adopting or being adopted from foster care.  
Thu, 14 May 2009, 07:59:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cal Net Technology Group has announced that Founder & CEO Zack Schuler will serve on the board with Young Ambassadors for Opportunity (YAO) Chair Liesel Pritzker to raise awareness for the organization in order to increase the involvement of young, visionary entrepreneurs, and to raise funds for capitalizing a bank in Tanzania.  
Wed, 13 May 2009, 18:17:23 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Association for Community Employment for the Homeless (A.C.E.), and its neighborhood initiatives, the SoHo and TriBeCa Partnerships, will extend to include NoHo/Bowery into its non-profit foundation to aid the homeless and keep lower Manhattan clean and green! The NoHo/Bowery Partnership will officially begin May 15, 2009.  
Fri, 01 May 2009, 08:00:43 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A neoburlesque sci-fi play in Providence, a Crabfest in Maryland, a music festival on Boston Common - all to support the VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) in its fight to get attention for its rare disease population. Thirteen year old Alex Anderson from New Jersey formed the idea of a worldwide fundraiser to benefit the VHLFA. The VHLFA announced today the beginning of a month long celebration highlighted by International VHL Day, May 9th to spread awareness for von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL).  
Fri, 01 May 2009, 07:00:37 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day, which will be declared in Massachusetts in May at the State House. Alex Anderson, a 13 year old boy from New Jersey, started this concept when he had a vision of hosting a worldwide fundraiser for VHL. Alex has already had a tumor in his ear at age four and four tumors in his retina, all resulting from his struggle with VHL.  
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 14:13:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteers from Capmark Finance Inc, and Centocor Ortho Biotech Services LLC, worked over the course of two days at Special Equestrians painting the therapy and observation rooms, and planting gardens and building therapeutic equipment in the Sensory Trail. The teams' efforts were coordinated by Special Equestrians Program Director Anne Reynolds, 'It was a pleasure to have these talented and skilled volunteers working to brighten our indoor environment.'  
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 13:26:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 25, 2009, over 250 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders and community guests from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's First Annual World Affairs Challenge(TM), hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.  
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 12:37:57 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That's why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is offering new ways for caring individuals to help parentless children.  
Wed, 15 Apr 2009, 13:23:41 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF) and Starlight Children's Foundation announced the launch of 'IBDU: Graduating to Independence' - a new resource for young adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) who are preparing for college, vocational training, entrance into the workforce or living independently. The site provides answers for older teens and young adults to real life challenges and educational resources.  
Mon, 06 Apr 2009, 13:59:35 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I had no idea the first time I photographed for Special Equestrians that I would be so touched by the kids and the staff there,' stated Rosemary Taglialatela, who came in contact with the organization during the Bucks County 5K Run last year when she was photographing the runners for the series, Special Equestrians held a race as part of the series; she's been coming back ever since.  
Thu, 02 Apr 2009, 20:12:34 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Checkoff California: As Californians face the annual April 15th tax filing deadline, it is important for taxpayers to remember how simple it can be to make a contribution to one or more worthwhile causes while completing their state tax return. California is one of 41 states that allow taxpayers to make a voluntary, tax-deductible contribution in the 'Contributions' section of their state tax return.  
Tue, 31 Mar 2009, 13:08:12 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.  
Wed, 25 Mar 2009, 12:28:43 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Feather Research Institute (eaglefeather.org) provides current research of different cultural groups that have been misrepresented via distorted or biased cultural histories due to political, racial or religious reasons. The goal is to present factual cultural data that is not political; it purports to go beyond superficial layers of information and question the validity of sources.  
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 21:50:31 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To spirited applause by the 'phenomenal' female champions honored at the '35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Benefit' in Denver on March 8, Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee received the prestigious 'Pioneer Award' for helping their dreams come true. In 1975, Suzy led the Title 1X March in DC that led to giving equal opportunities to women in school sports, said guest Cleo Arellano (Apache), a Bank of Omaha executive and supporter of the Native American Olympic Team Foundation (NAOTF), co-founded by Chaffee.  
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 20:35:49 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 14, 2009, over 500 middle and high school students from Northern California schools will convene at San Francisco State University to compete in the largest annual academic event for San Francisco area students. Over 1,000 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders, and community guests are expected to take part in the seventh annual World Affairs Challenge(TM) hosted by San Francisco-based global education non-profit World Savvy.  
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 16:26:08 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians is proud to announce the launch of a new program for children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. 'We successfully completed a pilot of this program and were so pleased with the results that we are opening the group to our currently enrolled riders.' Deb Saffern, one of the Occupational Therapists who works at Special Equestrians attributes the groups success to 'the social interaction between the children, the one-on-one attention each child receives, along with the repetition of activities, and the variety of activities.'  

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