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News Index for Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015, 08:00:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A white paper titled 'The Perfect Storm,' co-authored by Izabel E. T. de V. Souza, and Louis F. Provenzano Jr., has just been published, calling for a multi-stakeholder national effort to reimburse medical interpreting (MI) services.
Mon, 16 Mar 2015, 17:44:48 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is honored to announce the names of the women who will be recognized for outstanding achievements by PLEN alumni at PLEN's 35th Anniversary celebration on March 18.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 08:00:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Road Safe America President and Co-Founder Steve Owings on Thursday urged leaders of the nation's cities to energize their efforts to have the U.S. Department of Transportation expedite a rule requiring the country's heaviest commercial tractor-trailers to set their speed governors (limiters) at 65 MPH or slower. This equipment is standard on all such commercial trucks manufactured since 1992 and is actually already in use by a majority of America's commercial fleets.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015, 09:00:03 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donation Pages, Inc. (DPI) today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.
Bereaved families receive special Holiday gift as President Obama enacts legislation to combat sudden death in children
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 17:56:18 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation celebrates the legislation signed into law today by President Obama which is deeply personal to all those who have lost a child to Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). 'This is the best Christmas gift ever,' said Laura Crandall to President Obama at the bill signing today in the White House.
Families Overjoyed as the U.S. House of Representatives passes the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669)
Wed, 03 Dec 2014, 19:10:59 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill's passage,' said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. 'This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.'
Mon, 01 Dec 2014, 19:58:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Families Empowering Families at Community Connections, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to Families Empowering Families over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
The SUDC Foundation commends the Senate's passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act
Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 19:22:13 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the SUDC Foundation, every year approximately 30,000 families in the U.S. are affected by Stillbirth, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). SUDC is defined as the sudden death of a child greater than 1 year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the child's medical history.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 13:24:37 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 19:10:44 EDT
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.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 08:00:07 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over 15 years of experience coordinating events and providing protocol guidance to senior U.S. government officials and Members of Congress, today, Gretchen Learman Burrier, announced the formal launch of her special events and international protocol company Blue Ribbon Events. The name Blue Ribbon Events is based on her passion for all things equestrian.
President Obama will be asked to consider the early release of famous con man Steve Comisar currently in Federal Prison
Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 13:22:18 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prominent defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an 'excessive sentence' for fraud.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 15:11:38 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong'o's rise to fame, 'Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be' (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 22:16:45 EDT
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.
Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 16:51:44 EDT
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.'
Black Men's Xchange Celebrates 25 Years with New State-of-the-Art Community Space in Washington D.C.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014, 17:26:34 EDT
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.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 03:00:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services, the LeaseAccelerator SaaS company, today announced it is changing its name to LeaseAccelerator Services. The new name more closely unifies the asset-centric lease accounting software for lessees with the company behind it. The change is effective immediately.
Best Selling Author Sister Souljah Joins Mocha Ochoa and Students in the U.S. and Africa to Promote Global Summer Reading
Tue, 11 Jun 2013, 17:37:54 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 14, 2013 New York Times Best Selling Author and Activist Sister Souljah will headline a Global Summer Reading Initiative discussing a highly anticipated follow up to her book 'Coldest Winter Ever.' This new novel, 'A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story' (Emily Bestler Books/Atria; ISBN: 978-1439165317) will be the central topic of discussion for young people across the globe, as they come together to discuss and encourage the importance of Summer Reading.
LeaseAccelerator Publishes New Whitepaper on Lease Accounting Standard Changes for Lessees to Explain May 2013 FASB Exposure Draft
Tue, 14 May 2013, 02:56:36 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LeaseAccelerator announced today that it has published a new lease accounting whitepaper for lessees that explains the new 2013 FASB Exposure Draft, which the FASB is expected to release later this week. Lessees can download it for free from LeaseAccelerator's publishing arm. The official title is 'How to Prepare Now for the Coming Lease Accounting Changes.'
It's Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone
Thu, 09 May 2013, 17:30:47 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women's Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.
DCIA Announces CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE Speakers - Third Annual Conference within the NAB Show Expands to Two Days
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 06:57:10 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Distributed Computing Industry Association (www.DCIA.info) today announced the first wave of speakers to participate in its CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE at the 2013 NAB Show, the third annual DCIA event within the NAB Show, taking place on Monday and Tuesday, April 8-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013, 18:24:14 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall C.E.O. Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is 'Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch - Cool Tools.' This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 02:55:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has completed its first equipment financing transaction in the Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa.
Ecologic Releases New Version of LeaseAccelerator That Enables Equipment Lessees to Transition to the New Lease Accounting Standard
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 01:58:33 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has released a new version of LeaseAccelerator that is designed to enable equipment lessees, the users of leased equipment, to transition in the most efficient and effective manner to the expected new lease accounting standard. Ecologic made the announcement at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's (ELFA) 2012 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference in Washington, D.C.
Young Marines Youth Organization Gearing Up for a Strong Presence at the National Navajo Code Talker 30th Anniversary
Thu, 09 Aug 2012, 14:17:50 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 175 youth members of the Young Marines from throughout the country will be attending the 30th anniversary of the National Navajo Code Talker Day in Window Rock, Arizona on August 14.
Rsignia, Inc. Announces the Formation of Their New Research and Development Division Rsignia Innovation Labs
Tue, 24 Jul 2012, 18:41:30 EDT
COLUMBIA, Md., July 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rsignia, Inc. today announced the formation of Rsignia Innovation Labs. Rsignia Innovation Labs will focus on forward-thinking ideas and skip-generation concepts addressing concerns projected well into the future in our nation's critical infrastructure. The creation of this division of Rsignia is driven by the need for advanced research and development of cyber security solutions that address not only the threats we face today, but also future network security issues.
Young Marines youth organization announces the Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena Division Awards program with DEA
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 14:00:06 EDT
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.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 01:58:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that Nella Schwarz has joined the Company as Director, Business Development, Vendor Programs, Latin America. Ecologic Leasing Services runs global leasing programs on an outsourced basis for manufacturers that sell into emerging and mature market.
Young Marines Youth Organization Announces 17-year-old McCall Behringer of Baltimore is National Young Marine of the Year
Tue, 29 May 2012, 10:36:06 EDT
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.
National Youth Organization's Call-to-Action Campaign Raises Awareness to the American Flag during June 2012
Tue, 08 May 2012, 08:58:47 EDT
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.
360 Mortgage Group Now Licensed in Washington, D.C.-Metro Area - New markets include Maryland, Virginia
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 13:49:21 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the goal of expanding its wholesale services to all fifty states, 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is announcing that they are now licensed to provide mortgages to residents in the Mid-Atlantic region of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Mon, 12 Mar 2012, 16:53:18 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Easter Bunny That Grew Up' (ISBN: 978-1-4685-5496-0) is a children's book that pays tribute to a little rabbit that captured the hearts of people around the world on Facebook and the contributions he made to rabbits in rescues and shelters. On September 26th, 2010 Gretta Parker started a journey she was not planning on when she adopted a little white rabbit for $7.50 from a local shelter.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards iFOS Multi-Year Contract to Provide Professional Support Services for Financial Computer Systems
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 05:59:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS), LLC, announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Agency has awarded a multi-year contract to provide application development, maintenance and support for the agency national financial systems.
Mon, 13 Feb 2012, 07:59:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn't realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today's standards.
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 13:08:40 EDT
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.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 19:12:14 EDT
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.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 05:58:29 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011, 16:59:47 EDT
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, 21 Nov 2011, 13:22:50 EDT
WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 16:26:26 EDT
ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.
Tue, 08 Nov 2011, 05:59:11 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0 in China. 'Our corporate lessee clients and our vendor captive clients have been asking us to help them find, engage, and transact with new lessors in China for several years,' stated Michael Keeler, CEO, Ecologic Leasing Services.
Tue, 01 Nov 2011, 17:40:40 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has appointed David Bromage and Rod Suhan as its leadership team dedicated to Boart Longyear Financial Services.
Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 18:11:35 EDT
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.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 10:59:55 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a contract to provide acquisition support services to the Office of Procurement Operations (OPO), Department of Operations Acquisition Division. Through the awarded contract, iFOS will provide OPO with document management, technology enhancement and acquisition support services.
Ecologic Releases The Global Lessor Network 2.0 - Enhanced Service Brings New Equipment Leasing Opportunities to Registered Lessors
Mon, 03 Oct 2011, 17:24:15 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 20:45:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that its subsidiary, Ecologic Vendor Services, has signed a long-term agreement with Boart Longyear Financial Services (BLFS), a global vendor captive financing organization. BLFS will offer their customers competitive financing solutions for Boart Longyear mineral exploration drilling equipment.
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 21:59:32 EDT
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.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 21:41:16 EDT
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.
Long-term Care Advocate Dr. Marion Finds Common Ground with the Dalai Lama and Tibet's Prime Minister in Exile
Thu, 21 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, D.C., representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour.
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 18:14:05 EDT
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, 16 Jun 2011, 18:43:39 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) presented Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) its annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, honoring the firm for providing an exceptional quality of life in the workplace through policies that support significant flexibility and autonomy for its attorneys and staff.
Nine Days that Changed the World a Finalist for Best Documentary at Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 18:34:35 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, has been selected as a Finalist for Best Documentary at the second annual Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival in Vatican City, placing as one of the top three finalists in the category. This documentary is produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company.
Thu, 09 Jun 2011, 19:47:59 EDT
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.
Wed, 11 May 2011, 09:58:22 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new analysis commissioned by WIRES shows that annual investment in new electric transmission facilities could soon reach $12-$16 billion in the United States, resulting in $30 - $40 billion in annual economic activity. This translates into support for 150,000 - 200,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. in each of the next 20 years and between 20,000 and 50,000 new jobs each year in Canada.
Wed, 04 May 2011, 11:59:02 EDT
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, 17:40:24 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Newt and Callista Gingrich, in partnership with Citizens United Productions and Peace River Company, will premiere their new documentary, 'A City Upon A Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism,' on Friday, April 29 at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington, D.C.
Nine Days that Changed the World Wins 'Special Jury Remi Award' at 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 22:40:35 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has been awarded a Gold Special Jury Remi Award for Best Documentary at the 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 19:59:30 EDT
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, 16 Mar 2011, 10:59:16 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OASA Records announced this week its silent auction of a live and rare rehearsal tape, never heard before, featuring Aretha Franklin and the late Van McCoy singing a tune titled, 'I Was Made for You, You Were Made for Me.'
Tue, 08 Mar 2011, 18:54:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Nine Days that Changed the World,' hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has received dual honors at the 32nd Annual Telly Awards, winning a Silver Award in the category of Religion and Spirituality, and a Bronze Award in the category of History and Biography. A Silver Award is the Telly's highest honor.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 21:24:01 EDT
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 Feb 2011, 22:02:43 EDT
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.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011, 00:59:33 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday, January 31st on Cala, journalist Ismael Cala will interview Ravi Singh, a young Indian marketing guru who has been behind several digital political campaigns around the world.
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 22:41:41 EDT
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 EDT
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, 05 Jan 2011, 19:49:06 EDT
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.
Wed, 01 Dec 2010, 18:41:45 EDT
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, 25 Oct 2010, 06:59:08 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned financial consultant Toussaint Gaskins has announced the release of 'The Personal Finance Kit: The Practical Management Resource Guide' (ISBN: 9781562297572) a user-friendly road map which he says is designed to 'educate, enlighten and empower' readers and help them reach their financial goals.
Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 17:05:09 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called 'preposterous' by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan's alleged 'consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.'
An Evening with Terry McMillan in Washington D.C. to Discuss Waiting to Exhale Sequel 'Getting to Happy'
Mon, 23 Aug 2010, 12:15:25 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oracle Group announces that, on September 9, 2010 New York Times Best Selling Author Terry McMillan will discuss her highly anticipated sequel to Waiting to Exhale titled: 'Getting to Happy' (ISBN: 978-0670022045, Hardcover; Viking) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary follow-up novel.
Mon, 09 Aug 2010, 18:54:40 EDT
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.
Thu, 06 May 2010, 21:51:46 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M-3 Information entered the smart phone application environment by offering the M-3 Checklist, a scientifically validated screen for depression and anxiety disorders, at the iTunes store on Friday, April 30, 2010. Adapted from M-3 Information's existing mymoodmonitor.com Web site, this mobile version, called mym3, provides the same validated mental health questionnaire optimized for smart phones.
Fri, 30 Apr 2010, 17:22:38 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial estate and planning expert, John J. Cortale, senior vice president of investments, Potomac Investments, has assembled a team of financial experts with more than 30 years of combined experience. Cortale's team knows what it takes to work with individual investors as well as large organizations to provide customized solutions backed by solid, research-driven investment strategies.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010, 18:33:19 EDT
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.
Mon, 18 Jan 2010, 14:04:34 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- William Greene, Chairman of the conservative online political action committee RightMarch.com PAC, announced today that Independent candidate Joseph Kennedy is taking enough votes from Martha Coakley to ensure her loss in the upcoming special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.
African American Environmental Justice Advocates Appeal to World Leaders to Honor Commitment to Communities Most Impacted by Climate Change
Tue, 15 Dec 2009, 17:18:05 EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, and WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Temperatures are rising at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen as negotiators scuffle to reach a consensus. Many African American environmental justice NGO representatives balance support for their own communities back home as the focus turns to President Obama's speech this coming Friday. 'We want to support our President, and certainly look forward to his speech,' said Felicia M. Davis, representing Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative and Black Women's Roundtable.
Tue, 15 Dec 2009, 05:29:58 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lessee Advocate, LLC, announced today that it has launched the first publication dedicated to helping corporate equipment lessees improve their financial performance and leasing operations. The first issue of The Lessee Advocate includes an in-depth video interview with Ingemar Lanevi, Treasurer of NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP), and a detailed article about 'How To Fix Poor End-of-term Performance.' There is no fee for subscribing to the monthly newsletter.
Mon, 09 Nov 2009, 12:52:16 EDT
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.
Campaign in the Box - ElectionMall Offers Innovative Technology Tools Bundled into One Single Package
Mon, 26 Oct 2009, 17:08:23 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After nine years of providing technology to political campaigns ElectionMall.com has learned a few things about the common challenges many of their clients face. 'Running for political office isn't easy,' describes ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh. 'We see a lot of campaigns that don't know where to begin and are struggling to figure it all out.'
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 08:01:24 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At last! The trial we've all been waiting for. 'The Trial of George W Bush' is a wicked satire with music, produced, directed and written by composer / humorist Roger Rudenstein. An award-winning composer, Rudenstein announced that he created the Bush satire specifically to be downloaded to MP3 player or mobile phone. It can also be listened to online.
The Oracle Group Announces The NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion Themed 100 Years 100 Authors in New York City
Thu, 09 Jul 2009, 12:09:59 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion welcomes National Bestselling Authors, Diahann Carroll, Hill Harper, Chris Gardner, Tiki Barber, Terry McMillan, Carl Weber, Chef Jeff Henderson, Stephen L. Carter, Dr. Dorothy Height, Sharon Draper and Walter Mosley to New York City to Celebrate 100 Years of Bold Dreams and Big Victories. The NAACP Author Centennial Author Pavilion Themed '100 Years, 100 Authors' will bring an exciting mix to New York City, July 13th through 15th, 2009.
Fri, 29 May 2009, 17:18:36 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ever since ElectionMall was first established in 1999, Ravi Singh has relentlessly reminded politicians - from school board to presidential - about how integral election security is to prevent cyber attacks. Even though the advantages of online election security are so obvious, campaigns of all levels are shockingly lackadaisical in implementing adequate protection for their websites and databases.
Mon, 11 May 2009, 15:59:06 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The complete voting records of MEPs are being made accessible online for the first time with the launch of a new website aimed at promoting better debates and greater transparency in EU decision-making. 'This is an historic opportunity and launch for Europe. Citizens from every country will be able to actively engage with MEP's in a way that only the internet can provide. ElectionMall has seen similar projects in the USA but to be involved at the ground level is truly an honor,' said Ravi Singh, CEO of ElectionMall.
Mon, 11 May 2009, 06:00:26 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hearing Center USA (HCUSA) is revolutionizing hearing aid sales with the introduction of their new online store, HearingCenterUSA.com. Hearing loss affects more than 30 million people across the nation. However, all too often, the cost of hearing aids hinders peoples' ability to enjoy an active lifestyle with clear hearing.
Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia Book Release and Interview Event as a Featured Guest on the In the Cafe with Mocha Television Show
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 11:47:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Oracle Group announces that, on April 17th, 2009, President Johnson Sirleaf will discuss her upcoming release titled: 'This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President' (ISBN: 978-0061353475, hardcover; Harper) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary memoir.
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 12:05:36 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Loan Audits announced today that since only a fraction of distressed homeowners needing a loan modification are getting the help they need, borrowers should obtain a Forensic Loan Document Audit to determine if their lender complied with all federal and state regulations when preparing their loan documents.
Fri, 31 Oct 2008, 14:51:20 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Where will you be on Election Night? A good bet would be at ElectionMall's Campaign Headquarters, the Ultrabar just blocks away from the White House and Capitol. Celebrate this Election Night 2008 with celebrities, ambassadors from nine countries, friends and colleagues, professionals young and old alike and possibly your very own congressmen. Everyone is welcome whether Democrat, Republican or Independent.
Thu, 11 Sep 2008, 18:01:32 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall's CEO and Founder, Ravi Singh, will reveal industry secrets on winning this election through the strategic use of the Internet in tomorrow's Campaigns and Elections one day seminar. Singh will discuss what campaigns must do in the last 45 days before Election Day in order to win. ElectionMall's topic is 'Effectively Using the Internet in the Final Days' from 2:45 to 3:45.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 14:11:40 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anticipating the largest voter turnout in history - and ensuing problems at the polls - the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) left no stone unturned during a three-day Operation Big Vote Training Academy held in New Orleans last week to train field organizers on voter registration, mobilization, and voter protection.
Thu, 26 Jun 2008, 12:20:45 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Solutions announced today that it completed the acquisition of Captara Corporation, a San Francisco, Calif.-based lease management software company, which had been Ecologic's main competitor.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 11:17:15 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International arbitrator Mark Kantor announced today his new book, 'Valuation for Arbitration' (ISBN: 9789041127358) available from Kluwer Law International. Valuation for Arbitration provides a clear understanding of the nuts and bolts of valuation approaches for litigation about business investments, including market, income and asset-based methods.
Tue, 20 May 2008, 17:52:43 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2008 Nonprofit Human Resources Conference to be held in Washington, DC on September 28 - 29, 2008, hosted by Nonprofit HR Solutions, is the first of a series of annual events designed to bring together nonprofit human resources practitioners, executives, thought leaders, and researchers from diverse organizations nationwide. Attendees will address the significant human resources challenge facing the nonprofit sector.
Wed, 16 Apr 2008, 13:23:16 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers stung by the sudden doubling of their minimum required monthly credit card payments are finding new ways to eliminate credit card debt by replacing their card debt with cheaper alternatives such as 401(k) loans, said retirement plan expert, Daniel Lamaute, CEO of Lamaute Capital, Inc.
Fri, 04 Apr 2008, 01:00:35 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Black Unity Family, a diverse, nonpartisan coalition of groups and individuals co-convened by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner and Melanie L. Campbell, released the following 'Letter to Fellow Americans:'
Dallas-Based Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc. Wins National Award for Work on New Nationals Ballpark in D.C.
Wed, 02 Apr 2008, 01:00:07 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It has been a very, very good spring for John Bosworth and Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc., the steel erection company he heads. Innovators in steel construction and modification, Bosworth Steel Erectors just won class III project of the year honors at the recent SEAA Convention (Steel Erectors Association of America) for steel erection on the new Nationals Ballpark in Washington, D.C.
Tue, 04 Mar 2008, 10:11:07 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Idol's season six brought Antonella Barba into public view. Despite leading in Internet polling and search engines, Antonella was eliminated (sounds like a fate known by certain politicians). Now Antonella is back in the spotlight but not for glamour or show biz. The senior at Catholic University is reaching out to the new generation of voters by singing the National Anthem, promoting talking avatars, and addressing first time voters on their essential participation for a better democracy.
Tue, 05 Feb 2008, 08:40:48 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security, the industry leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, announced the latest version of their market leading Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) at the opening of The Computer Forensics Show in the DC Convention Center.
Mon, 04 Feb 2008, 08:00:45 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security, the market leader in advanced digital steganalysis tools, proudly announced their industry leading steganography application detection tool, Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner, passed rigorous testing by the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI) at the opening of The Computer Forensics Show today.
Fri, 30 Nov 2007, 09:55:52 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AccessMusicNetwork.com announced today a new and innovative Internet Radio software product being provided as a packaged toolkit for the Entertainment and Leisure marketplace. The company's Internet Radio Station Toolkit for professionals is being introduced with several listening audiences and demographics in mind including women, teenagers, and seniors.
Wed, 28 Nov 2007, 08:11:04 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Statistically, the New England Patriots' Bill Belichick has been the best coach in professional football this year, according to the website FootballGenerals.com. Launched today, FootballGenerals provides the only statistical, weekly rankings of NFL head coaches, along with coach-related news.
LexisNexis Selects LuraTech to Convert and Deliver more than 56,000 Digital Historic Maps via the Internet
Thu, 14 Jun 2007, 14:41:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LuraTech, Inc., a leading provider of open, ISO- compliant JPEG2000 and PDF/A technology, today announced that they have enabled LexisNexis to create and publish the new LexisNexis(R) U.S. Serial Set Maps Digital Collection, using the LuraWave(R) JP2 Image Content Server, Enterprise Edition.
Fri, 23 Jun 2006, 21:30:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shuttle Rising: Rendezvous with a Rumor (ISBN: 0965721450), authored by NASA alumnus Charles Boyle, will launch on the same day that the space shuttle is scheduled to lift off - July 1, 2006.
Wed, 08 Feb 2006, 18:51:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a first of a kind opportunity on Capitol Hill, members of Congress, congressional staffers, senior policy experts, and the staff of the Bush Administration will have the chance to view ElectionMall Technologies' Election Security Seal Program at the Congressional Internet Advisory Committee Reception and Technology Fair.
Wed, 02 Nov 2005, 17:31:00 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company in campaigns and elections, announces the launching of its Get-Out-the-E-mail system. ElectionMall's Get-Out-the-Email system is a one-of-a-kind advanced application that is tailored to those that are involved in the campaigns.
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