General Editorial News - Page 29

Page 29 of General Editorial News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Center for Student Opportunity Announces I’m First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students

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.

Josh Valdez, DBA, Joins Board of GROW Elect to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.

Ruth Roberts – Children’s Music Songwriter for All Seasons

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids’ music to help you celebrate it. ‘Children’s music was the special province of Ruth Roberts,’ says Susan Nicoletti, Director of Operations for Goldenrod Music.

May 4 Run for the Children Stays the Course for Runners and Child Advocates

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.

Mountain Home Care’s Lana Wilde Shares Lessons Learned After a Decade of Helping Families with Home Care and Aging Concerns

ARDEN, N.C., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ten years ago, dynamic female entrepreneur Lana Wilde of Mountain Home Care started her business in the basement of the family home with one client, one caregiver, and a commitment to meet the needs of families who take care of their loved ones in times of extended illness.

Publishers Newswire announces latest ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 10 Interesting New Book Titles from Q1-2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 10 new and recent books from Q4/2012 and Q1/2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or ‘big name’ authors.

TAX ALERT: Federal/State Incentives Can Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Attractive

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Considering long-term care insurance? Tax time may be a good time to move your decision to the front burner, because the premiums of many policyholders may be subsidized by tax deductions or credits. So says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their Partnership with Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn

BOSTON, Mass., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with Sandberg’s LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.

I.C.A.S.A. and 21 Sexual Assault Organizations Stand by Rape Survivor who was Charged

CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.

The Women’s Center Supports Sexual Assault Survivor Charged for False Reporting

CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Illinois, is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. She insists on her innocence of these charges. Rape Crisis Services of The Women’s Center stands in support of Vistain.

Janet Bull, Award-winning Chief Medical Officer of Four Seasons Hospice, Shares Quality of Life Concerns, Answers

FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Janet Bull, Ph.D., the award-winning chief medical officer of Four Seasons Hospice goes to work, it’s more than showing up for a job. She helps people find meaning.

iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013

CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).

Southgate Surgery Center Offers Low- and No-Cost Colonoscopies to Uninsured for Greater Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

SOUTHGATE, Mich., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southgate Surgery Center announced that it is again offering its complimentary screening colonoscopy program throughout March, 2013. The facility will qualify 21 applicants from Michigan who need a screening colonoscopy are aged 50 or over, uninsured, severely financially distressed and cannot afford the procedure. The facility implements the program every March to promote National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police in Jackson County IL (S.I.U. University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges

CARBONDALE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife’s life.

Mountain Home Care Celebrates 10 Year Record of Service, Commitment to Home and Geriatric Care

ARDEN, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When self-described ‘worker bee’ Lana Wilde became an empty nester, she turned her open heart and gift for volunteer care giving into a one-of-a-kind family business. Ten years later, Mountain Home Care celebrates a decade of quality care offered in service to other western North Carolina families who need a helping hand during an extended illness.

What Happened to Gallaher’s Money?

CALIFON, N.J., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author djv murphy of Califon, N.J. believes he may have uncovered a long lost mystery about a sizable estate left to the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. In doing research for the biography ‘Who Was E. B. Gallaher?’ (ISBN: 978-1480043770), Murphy discovered that a bequest left by the Connecticut millionaire to the Institute for the development of a research center was never carried out.

Health Mate Saunas Are the Hot New Wellness Resource on Hollywood’s Biggest Stage

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Mate Infrared Sauna will make its Hollywood debut at a private Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Suite event, it was announced by Sang Lee, Vice President of Sales for Health Mate Saunas, a division of PLH Products Inc.

New Autobiography Gives Insight into Maharishi Murder

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is a story that could only be written by one person. A compelling autobiography that not only pushes the boundaries of sanity, it takes readers on a frightening voyage to meet it face-to-face. ‘Murder and Misunderstanding; One Man’s Escape from Insanity’ (ISBN-13: 978-1479256969) is the story of Shuvender Sem, who on March 1, 2004 became known as ‘The Maharishi Murderer.’

‘Soul Music Week’ is February 15-24, 2013 – Music Fans to Support America’s Great Musical Form

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SoulTracks and soul music fans around the world are taking action to support soul music, one of the most revered forms of music in the world. From Motown to Memphis, from James Brown to Jill Scott, ‘soul music’ is the sound of our lifetime.

SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM), the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company’s website www.safetosleep.com. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to a smartphone.

Sobriety Navigator Launches Informational Forum and Chat Web Site

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sobriety Navigator has announced the launch of their new, full feature web site dealing with addictions – both chemical and behavioral – and the effects they have on individuals, their friends, families and loved ones.

Comfortable Work Shoes: 5 Tips to Put Your Health Back on Track

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drew Waters of Most Comfortable Shoes highlights his Top Picks for comfortable work shoes. According to Waters: ‘Finding comfortable work shoes can be the ultimate challenge. Not only does the ideal pair of shoes need to fit well; they need to complement your wardrobe, suit your company’s workplace attire, and give your feet support throughout the day. They should also look sharp and be in style. That’s a lot to ask from a single pair of shoes.’

CFPB Rules Put Mortgage Servicers ‘Clearly in the Customer Service Business’ Affirms The Compliance Group Founder and President Annemaria Allen

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annemaria Allen, founder and president of leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG), encourages mortgage servicers to embrace a ‘borrower-adaptive’ attitude in light of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) final mortgage servicing rules.

Book, ‘Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson’ announced by Potomac Books

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The magisterial ‘collaboration’ over half a lifetime between historian Dumas Malone and his subject, Thomas Jefferson, is the basis for William G. Hyland Jr.’s compelling ‘Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson’ (ISBN: 978-1612341972; Potomac Books). Malone, the courtly and genteel historian from Mississippi, spent 38 years researching and writing the definitive biography of the man who ‘invented the United States of America.’

2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship Now Accepting Applicants

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Maple Conservatory of Dance is now accepting male and female applicants ages 7-17 for the 2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship. Auditions are scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine, CA.

The NAACP and Minority Media Community Collaborative are OUTRAGED at Time Warner Cable in Columbus!

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A major press conference held November 28, 2012 revealed that the Columbus NAACP and the Minority Media Community Collaborative (MMCC) are outraged at Time Warner Cable’s continuous refusal to provide local minority programming. Evidence of this blatant disregard is Time Warner Cable’s refusal to carry Bounce 23 TV and Azteca Columbus TV, two broadcasters dedicated to serving the African American and Hispanic populations in Columbus, Ohio.

Fish and Game Commission Rejects Study They’ve Never Read

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.

Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop Quitting Business

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After over 15 years in business, Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop, Montgomery’s premier quilting supply and fabric store, is closing its doors forever. A huge ‘Quitting Business Sale’ will begin immediately to liquidate every single item of merchandise, fixture and equipment in the store; to include fabrics, sundries, notions, supplies, books, patterns and more.

ArteQuesta Announces Launch of Israeli Masters Collection

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta launched its Israeli Masters Collection, announced Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta. This collection is the culmination of a decade of work to gather and preserve historically significant art works by Israeli Master Artists during Israel’s emergence as the Jewish state.

Huge Lots of Pavestone Inventory to be Sold

HAGERSTOWN, Md., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home owners and contractors envisioning spring home improvement projects like building a beautiful patio, walkway, retaining wall or surrounding gardens and pools with pavers from IAAS could save a budget-minded builder thousands of dollars. Offered to the general public as well as special pricing for contractors, handyman companies and decorators, this purchase of surplus inventory by IAAS Worldwide – and now direct to you will be the icing on the cake.