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Page 50 of General Editorial News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Political Author Patrick Wood Launches World Affairs Journal: The August Review

SPOKANE, Wash. – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The August Corporation announces the launch of ‘The August Review’ (www.AugustReview.com), a world affairs journal edited by bestselling author and former SEC investment advisor Patrick M. Wood. The August Review focuses on the global elite in politics and business.

Indian Visions on National Trails Day

MONTPELIER, VT – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Native Voices Foundation announced today that thanks to the American Hiking Society inviting ‘America’s First Caretakers,’ the Indian Nations, to their 13th Annual National Trails Day at over 1,100 US events on June 4th, it inspired exciting visions and hope for future generations. The MVP’s of the Day were Nancy Lyons (Vt. Abenaki) and her husband Howard (Iroquois), a Nammy Music Award winner, who led a blessing for the safety of hikers and drummed a thanksgiving prayersong that echoed again through the Green Mountain Trails.

WUSA-TV Sponsors Teen Driver Training Program in Washington DC Area

WASHINGTON, DC – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WUSA TV, Channel 9 is sponsoring the nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) in the Washington DC area beginning June 17. The Clinic is a hands-on, behind-the-wheel accident avoidance and defensive driving program for teens and their parents available in ten states.

President Bush to Release Butterflies at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day to Honor Fallen Heroes

WASHINGTON, DC – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) has scheduled a ceremony to honor and remember heroes who lost their lives in the service of our country or during terrorist attacks. About 100 youth that have lost loved ones will attend the ceremony with their TAPS Mentors (members of the Old Guard) and will release live butterflies prior to the official Memorial Day ceremony, just before President Bush’s speech, the IBBA announced today.

American Hiking Society Invites Indian Nations to Join National Trails Day(R) June 4

ASPEN, Colo. – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June 4, 2005 marks the 13th National Trails Day, an annual celebration coordinated by American Hiking Society, with more than 1000 events across the U.S. ‘American Hiking Society warmly invites members of the American Indian Nations to join in the fun and healing of Mother Earth on National Trails Day at our magnificent National and Urban Parks,’ said Ivan Levin, Trail Programs Manager of the Society.

Thoreau’s Focus on American Indians to be Revealed at Aspen Seminar

ASPEN, Colo. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Why, then, make so great ado about the Roman and the Greek, and neglect the Indian?,’ wrote Henry David Thoreau in his Journal in 1857. A missing piece of what shaped this icon and American consciousness will be revealed at a weekend seminar in Aspen, Colorado June 3-5, 2005, entitled ‘Thoreau and the Evolution of the American Mind: The Next Step.’ Thoreau scholar, Bradley P. Dean, Ph.D., will introduce highlights of Henry’s 12 ‘Indian Notebooks,’ which he said, ‘includes just under 4,000 manuscript pages, probably to write a book he did not live to publish.’ They reveal how Thoreau was intrigued by American Indians since his boyhood, and how this involvement influenced his philosophy, according to Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Hangman Products Announces Two New Products: The Safety Rail and the Universal Hanger

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hangman Products is pleased to announce two new products, The Safety Rail and the Universal Hanger. The Hangman Products Safety Rail prevents items on shelves from rolling or sliding off. Protect household items or store stock from damage or loss due to earthquakes or carelessness. You can use it in the pantry, on pull out shelves or as a shoe retainer.

Limited Edition Pope Trading Cards Feature Pope Benedict XVI

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards announced this week their release ‘A New Pope,’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles the new Pope’s early years, life in the church, and the first few days as Pope.

Cold Feet? Runaway Bride Kit Sold On eBay – Internet Casino Says ‘I Do’ To Perfect Getaway

DULUTH, GA – May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cold feet. Every bride-to-be gets it. But now there’s a way for any aspiring runaway bride to get away scot-free. The Original Jennifer Wilbanks Runaway Bride Kit was sold to GoldenPalace.com on eBay for $102.50, and will allow any woman in white to make the perfect getaway.

Hip Hop and Business Worlds Collide to Motivate Urban Youth

CHICAGO, IL – April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bad Boy recording artist Chopper, a.k.a. Young City of the worldwide platinum rap group ‘Da Band,’ recently signed on as the spokesperson for Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, a new product line being launched by the Chicago-based Evans Food Group and Rap Snacks, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia. ‘Making The Band’s’ (MTV) Chopper and Kwame Jackson from ‘The Apprentice’ (NBC) join forces to promote new line of Rap Snacks and entrepreneurship through multi-city promotional concerts.

Meditations For Mother’s Day? Mother and Daughter Think So – Guests at Meditational Therapy(R) Get to Sample Meditations at New Website

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guests at www.MeditationalTherapy.com [Meditational Therapy] get to sample a new venue of meditation. Mother of two creates place of solace and healing for others after her dramatic recovery from illness. Meditational Therapy now steps out as its own independent division to be the first publisher of its ‘unique’ guided meditations.

New Book Offers Revolutionary Treatment Options for Children with Autism

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Etham Books today announced the publication of ‘Diagnosis Autism: Now What? 10 Steps to Improve Treatment Outcomes’ by Dr. Lawrence P. Kaplan. The book presents parents of children who have autism with immediate answers and achievable teaching strategies contained in an easy-to-follow 10-step program.

Company Wins Right to Name New Species – GoldenPalace.com Makes History for Naming Monkey Species

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has come forward as the generous bidder who recently paid $650,000 in an auction hosted by www.charityfolks.com for the right to name the new species of monkey discovered in western Bolivia’s Madidi National Park by Dr. Robert Wallace of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

A Chance to Give Hope to Indian Youth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘Just as the Iraqi soccer victories at the Athens Olympics lifted their dispirited countrymen, mainstream Americans and the world have a chance to uplift our ‘underserved, heroic American Indian population’ (President GWB), in the wake of the Minnesota reservation tragedy,’ said Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF) and the President’s Healthier US/American Indian Initiative in the Great Outdoors.

Senior Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Gain Unique Affordable Housing

MEADOWS PLACE, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — TexSigns, Inc. (TSI) has announced that by the end of March, 2005, construction will be completed on a wing in the new Meadow Place Senior Village. This will fulfill a long sought after goal to achieve true accessibility in housing according to ADA guidelines. Located in Meadows Place, Texas, which is in the southwest corridor of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, the project is the only one of its kind.

Nuggets Fans Love Tribes of Colorado!

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘The fans loved us,’ said Snow Wing, Ute Mountain’s Miss Indian Colorado, as the Nuggets won their 3rd exciting victory (against LA Clippers) at Friday’s 3rd Annual ‘Salute to the American Indians of Colorado Night’ at the Pepsi Center. 45 of Colorado’s finest pow wow dancers and princesses from the Southern Ute (near Durango) and Ute Mountain (near Cortez) Nations, united with the Denver Indian community, to give mainstream Coloradoans a chance to celebrate their splendid earth-honoring heritage, according to Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Water Features Become Available to 17 Million More Gardeners

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — As a reaction to growing interest in water features, Outdoor Seasons has announced its revolutionary H2Oasis planter fountain kits. The number of Americans who own water features has tripled from 2 to 6 million in the past three years, but to date only homes with large outside areas could accommodate a water garden. Now with the H2Oasis kit, anyone with a small patio, deck or balcony can have a water garden.

Medicine Wheel Snow Heroes Feted In Big Bear

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Ski Areas hosted some heroes of the Big Bear Medicine Wheel Ceremony over the last two weekends, announced the Native Voices Foundation (NVF – www.nativevoices.org).

Demanding Accountability: Youth Visit State Representatives to Prepare for BYV! Leadership Conference

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an effort to leverage the historic youth voter turnout in 2004, a cadre of young activists across the country have identified issues important to them and are visiting state representatives to discuss how they will address those issues. The task is a pre-conference assignment for the Fifth Annual Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) Civic Leadership Conference, Hip Hop Activism: Revolutionizing Black Power, April 7-9, at the National Education Association in Washington, DC.

Snow Hero of San Bernardinos Gifted With Joy of Skiing

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘All We Need Is a Miracle’ played on the Snow Summit Lodge’s loudspeaker when Bennie LeBeau (local Serrano-Eastern Shoshone), arrived for his ski lesson gift over the weekend. ‘He was treated like a homecoming hero for leading the Big Bear Medicine Wheel Ceremony on November 15th, 2004, which helped restore the magnificent lake, trees, springs, and best snow in 35 years,’ reported Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

90-year-old Women’s Peace Organization Sees Middle East Peace, Water Resources as Key Issues: New Programs Launched on International Women’s Day

PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is launching two new cutting-edge programs to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day, 2005. This begins its tenth decade of organizing to end war. WILPF has addressed the root causes of war and called for negotiated settlements to end them since its founding at The Hague in 1915.

Christian Author to Bill Moyers: Renounce Campbell or Christ

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an open letter to Bill Moyers sent today, author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. of Solving Light Books, has called upon the PBS icon to cease promoting the work of atheist mythologist Joseph Campbell or renounce Christ, one or the other.

Euro Leaders Support Native American Olympic Inclusion

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland and ASPEN, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — At French Princess Caroline Murat’s recent ‘1st Ski and Music Festival in Veysonnaz’ (part of 4 valleys, including Verbier), a team of Europe’s Who’s Who stepped up to champion Native American inclusion in future Olympic Games as Sovereign Nations, announced Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Health Experts, Fashion Designers and Businesses Unite to Promote Black Women’s Heart Health

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Heart and Style: Sisters Living Long and Living Well, a one-day heart disease prevention conference and fair aims to combat high risk of heart disease among African American women with a healthy dose of education, fashion and style. Produced by Public Square Communications in partnership with the Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Heart and Style is being held in observance of February’s American Heart Month.

Lincoln and Washington More Different Than Alike, Say Psychologists Who Study the Presidents

HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — Washington and Lincoln were both admirable men, but were more different than alike according to psychologists Steve Rubenzer and Tom Faschingbauer of the Foundation for the Study of Personality in History (www.TestingThePresidents.com). And despite their pre-eminent status in American history, there have been other presidents who had more personal assets for the job.

Camouflage Wristbands Raise Money to Support U.S. Troops

LAS VEGAS, NV /Send2Press Newswire/ — Freedom is the cornerstone of our American values. Many courageous men and women in this great nation have made a choice to join the active duty military, the National Guard, or the Reserves to guard and protect freedom for all of us. All Americans have a choice to help support these heroes, regardless of how we feel about the war, through the programs offered by the Nevada Benefits Foundation.

Website Releases Top 10 Romantic Lines From New English Students, Celebrates Lighter Side of Learning a Language

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — InnocentEnglish.com, a new website dedicated to collecting and sharing humorous English mistakes, announces the release of its first annual ‘Top 10 Most Romantic Lines From New English Language Students’ for Valentine’s Day.

Lunar New Year Collection Issued

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Send2Press Newswire/ — The USPS has authorized licensee Hallmark Group Ltd. to strike all 12 Lunar New Year Stamp designs as solid silver ingots, layered with pure gold. These famous stamps, featuring the 12 animals of the Chinese lunar cycle, have been designed by celebrated Chinese-American artist Clarence Lee over a 12-year period. To mark the completion of the series, the stamp series was reissued this year by the USPS as a unique double-sided sheet containing twenty four 37-cent lunar stamps.

Bringing African American History into America’s Homes and Schools: How One Entrepreneurial Business Takes on the Challenge

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — When they first formed GEEBEE Marketing(R), Inc. in 1997, Gayle Brill Mittler and Robert Kersey, former colleagues in a large toy corporation, had one common vision: to create a complete line of games, toys, and puzzles that would bring the vast rich and diverse history of America’s nearly 15,000,000 citizens of African American descent into homes and classrooms.

Tribes Share Wisdom To Prevent Natural Disasters

ASPEN, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — As a result of a heart-melting gift to her friends, of an Indian children’s dance to launch a wiser New Year, Denise Rich, Aspen’s Grammy award-winning philanthropist, is helping the tribes get their message out to the mainstream on how to heal the Earth and prevent natural disasters, in the wake of the devastating Tsunami.