General Editorial News - Page 54

Page 54 of General Editorial News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Nation’s First Plant Conservation Day Established for May 18th to Recognize and Celebrate the Importance of the World’s Flora

BROOKLYN, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Botanic Gardens Conservation International announced today that botanic gardens and zoos across the U.S. are celebrating the importance of plants to people and the planet on the nation’s first Plant Conservation Day, May 18.

Hello Gorgeous! Look And Feel Fabulous – For A Good Cause

NEW YORK, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted beauty expert, marketing guru, and author Rachel Weingarten and the National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC) will be partnering on a new initiative to encourage young women to take as much interest in their health and self esteem as they do in their appearance. A kick off cocktail party and book signing event scheduled for May 20, 2006, will be held at cult 14th & U Street corridor’s fashion and lifestyle boutique Muleh. The event takes place during the annual Book Expo America (BEA) conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C.

L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina and 19 Other Elite Women to Be Honored at the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year Awards

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trailblazer Gloria Molina, chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, will be honored as the 2006 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year in a special ceremony along with 19 other Elite Women. The special ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, and some seating is still available. Maria Silva from KVBC News 3 in Las Vegas will preside as this year’s Mistress of Ceremonies.

American Delphi Academy Reports Bird Flu Pandemic Fueled by Earth Changes

SPOKANE, WA – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Delphi Academy reports we are observing the creation of a super strain of the H5N1 avian influenza virus, so-called ‘bird flu,’ that has the potential to kill millions of animals and humans, as earth changes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HandHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a recipe for disaster is in the genetic-mixing stage for manifestation worldwide.

The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi’s Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA, April 21 – 23, 2006

JENKINTOWN, PA – Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi’s Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone’s home. The Expo runs from April 21 – 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.

New Website Provides Link to American Indian Nations – SNOW-RIDERS.ORG Bolsters Indian Chances for Vancouver Olympics!

ASPEN, CO – Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Ski communities across America can play a part of developing a Native American Olympic Ski & Snowboard Team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. It’s thanks to US Ski Industry leaders suggesting that we create SNOW-RIDERS.ORG (Snowriders of American Indian Nations) to make it easier to invite tribes to ski, snowboard, and inspire snowblessings in their ancestral mountains,’ said Olympic skier, Suzy ‘Chapstick’ Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Medication Compliance Could Save Billions – MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember

TORONTO, ON – Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it’s forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.

Plangarden Launches First Web-Based Vegetable Garden Design Application

HALF MOON BAY, CA – Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plangarden launches the first vegetable garden design application that runs on the Web. Vegetable gardeners can easily and quickly create a visual layout of their garden and populate it with vegetables. And because Plangarden.com is a Web-based application, users can choose to make their ‘virtual gardens’ viewable to others in the Plangarden community to exchange gardening advice.

Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards

BOSTON, MA – Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea’s commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.

Azure Aromatique Announces the Launch of Several New Products

HUTTO, TX – Mar. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Winter finally releases us from its skin-dehydrating grip, it is time to evaluate the damage that’s been done and take steps to replenish the badly needed moisture to our body. With Summer fast on its heels, we must take steps now to bring back that beautiful glow before donning those shorts and sandals. Azure Aromatique has come to the rescue and launched several new products to assist in the rejuvenation process.

ANNOUNCING: The First International Parliament of Night Owls

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Canada – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The First International Parliament* of Night Owls (nightowlnet.com) will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, June 2 – 4, 2006, and presented by the Night Owl Network. (*In nature, a group or gathering of owls.)

Contest Seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans; Following Census Bureau Report of Improving Health, Seniors Will Submit Age-defying, Un-wimpy Activities

KIRKLAND, WA – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 65 no longer means over the hill, but old stereotypes remain, according LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. To change perceptions, they are running a contest to show just how alive and capable today’s seniors really are.

Torino Advances North American Indigenous Olympic Bid

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Mar. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Thanks to the warm welcoming by humanitarian sports leaders, sponsors, and Olympic leaders at Torino, there is a realistic chance that our Native youth will be able to shine in the China and Vancouver Olympics as athletes,’ said Stew Young (Tulalip ‘Orca’ Tribe), member of the Native American Ski Team; reported by the Native Voices Foundation (NVF) today.

Ohio Woman is the First African American to Head Jewish Organization

CLEVELAND, OH – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women’s History Month pays tribute to inspiring women of the past and those who continue to motivate and uphold that legacy today. Cookie Lommel, Executive Director of the Western Region for the Jewish Labor Committee, denotes such exemplary leadership, and is also the first African-American woman to lead such a group into the future. The Los Angeles Times referred to her as ‘a one-woman bridge.’

Pregnant Brides no Longer Face Problem of Finding Maternity Wedding Dresses

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent survey of bridal shop owners indicates that as many as 1 in every 5 brides is pregnant. Yet, until now, finding a maternity wedding dress was like finding a needle in a haystack. Now in their second year, Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura (www.MaternityBride.com) offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns.

Hearts Rapidly Devoured at Valentine’s Day Massacre – GoldenPalace.com Eating Contest Commemorates Infamous Mob Hit

CHICAGO, IL – Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a violent display of mass consumption, Chicago native Patrick Bertoletti, arguably the fastest rising rookie in the sport of competitive eating, slaughtered the competition by eating nearly 2 pounds of chocolate hearts at the GoldenPalace.com Valentine’s Day Chocolate Massacre this morning to win $5000.

Local Business Banishes Bridezilla

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Webster Hill Photography Agency is going toe to toe with Bridezilla. Their secret weapon? The word ‘NO.’ Meet Natalie Sousa. After nearly 10 years as a professional wedding photographer, Sousa founded Webster Hill. The photo agency specializes in matching clients to qualified photographers through a comprehensive screening process.

Human Rights Protestors Create World’s First Velvet Muhammad; Velvet Prophet Paintings Given to Radical Islamic Groups

NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With or without fluorescent paint, few things are as quintessentially kitschy as black velvet paintings. But many political leaders in Europe and the United States seem to agree with the Pope and the Islamic community that free speech is what’s truly out of style. In response to this officially endorsed cultural intimidation, an international group of brave human rights activists, known as the Velvet Prophet People, have created the Velvet Muhammad to demonstrate that ‘free speech is never in poor taste.’

Poet Explains How to Wow Your Valentine in 5 Easy Steps

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As soon as Santa stockings and gift wrap go on sale, out come the boxed chocolates and teddy bears stitched with red stuffed hearts. Florida author Kay Day (A Poetry Break, 2005; ISBN 0-9717641-0-7) says senders of valentines should ask themselves a simple question. Is it better to woo a lover with a mass-produced gift, or is something you make yourself more impressive?

Frustrated Developer Dad Invents Interactive Incentive Chart

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barton Listick, the creator of the popular JumpStart(R) series of children’s educational software, announces the public release of My Reward Board, a new software program that provides a fun way to motivate children to do their chores and tasks. The program emphasizes a positive approach for encouraging kids to complete their chores, achieve their goals, improve their behavior, and save their money. My Reward Board is available as a free trial and for purchase at www.myrewardboard.com.

Canadian Government Bungles Security Breach, Leaves Investors Hanging

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jan. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A breakdown in Canada’s security apparatus threatens to unravel a unique South Pacific business venture. According to Donald Phillips, a former member of Canada’s intelligence community turned entrepreneur, a systemic breakdown in security protocol has occurred involving Canada’s federal police (RCMP), the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), and the nation of Tuvalu’s Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

Lapdog Lovers Unite for Fun and Community Support

DESTIN, FL – Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Clubs, Inc. today announced its national launch of LapDog Club, the first international social network featuring free membership, local activities and online fun for lovers of all pure and mixed small-dog breeds (average 20 pounds or less).

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed

BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2×4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.

Dissidents Disrupt Boston City Hall as Mayflower Descendants Clarify History

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A group of agitated Wampanoags disrupted the presentations at the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians at City Hall on November 18, when descendants of the Mayflower Pilgrims and Wampanoag Chief Massasoit presented their uplifting original records and journals, in attempt to lift the cloud surrounding the history of Thanksgiving and the first 50 years of the Plymouth Plantation, according to Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Launches New Garbage Shed for Attractive Trash Management

BURLINGTON, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., a premier builder of fine garden buildings based in Jamaica, Vermont, today announced the launch of the 2×4 Garbage Shed, an attractive and versatile cottage that is the perfect size for two fatty garbage cans.

Arizona Criminal Courts Use God to Punish

PHOENIX, AZ – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona Litigation Services says that on July 22nd, 2005, Arizona Superior Court Judge Richard J. Trujillo sentenced a Glendale man to a maximum ten (10) year term for Theft, using The LORD as a factor to aggravate the sentence.

Retired Marine Accomplishes Goal of Swimming from Alcatraz with His Hands and Feet Tied

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay ‘Patch’ Platt, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, from Jacksonville, NC, completed what many have said is an impossible feat today. On the morning of Nov. 7, he swam the 1 1/2 mile distance from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco with his hands and feet tied, becoming one of only three people in history to have completed the crossing.

National ‘Seniors Summit’ Called for by New Seniors Organization

ATLANTA, GA – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hurricanes that struck several Southern states, coupled with higher gasoline and natural gas prices as winter arrives, are ‘giving a double punch to seniors, one of the country’s most vulnerable groups,’ says National Association for Senior Concerns founder and Chairman Jerry L. Barton.

Black Author Fosters the Question ‘Why Men Love Bitches’

CHICAGO, IL – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black author launches ‘The Girls Club’ to empower women to better deal with and understand the opposite sex. When Chicago author, Carrie Carr, came across a fascinating book that shed the light on the male dilemma, she was so impressed, she felt compelled to share the title with every woman she knew.

Retired Marine Risks Life and Limb to Support Wounded Marines

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay ‘Patch’ Platt, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, today announced that on November 7th, 2005, at 8:30 am, he will attempt to swim the 1 1/2 mile distance from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco with his hands and feet tied, in order to raise awareness and support for wounded marines.

Use Of NASA Technology From Tech Traders, Inc. Can Save Homeowners 20% Or More On Heating Costs This Winter

FEDERAL WAY, WA – Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy rates are predicted to rise 75% for heating oil and 35% for natural gas this winter and these hefty increases are taking a toll on the American pocketbook. The average homeowner can now use NASA developed insulating technology to help keep those costs down with INSULADD(R) from Tech Traders, Inc. of Vero Beach, Florida. This effective product transforms everyday house paint into energy saving insulation with the stroke of a brush.

Hit P-mate Device Coming to The United States – Allowing Women Worldwide to Pee Standing Up!

LONDON, UK – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already a hit in Canada, Australia, and Europe, a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-mate, is set to make its debut in the United States, announced JOE Product Promotions.

Falsified Bush Biography Found on State Department Website (Approved by Harriet Miers?)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 29, 2005, investigative journalist Hugh E. Scott found a White House biography on the Internet that claimed President Bush had flown Texas Air National Guard F102 interceptors almost six years when the actual time was 27 months. The text contained other exaggerations as well, says Scott.

Global Water Guru Considers Research Center in Big Bear, Says the Native Voices Foundation

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. – Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I’m looking into starting a U.S. research center for Crystal Photography, and Big Bear Lake is one of the possibilities,’ announced Dr. Masaru Emoto to the wide-eyed residents at a seminar at Northwoods Resort on Monday. After showing the microscopic crystals from frozen water in many cities, as well as pristine and holy places around the world, he told them, ‘You should be proud of the beautiful clear crystals in your water.’

ABFE Announces the Inaugural Class of Connecting Leaders Fellows

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) recently announced the names of ten fellows who will participate in the 2005-2006 Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program. This fellowship is the cornerstone of ABFE’s multi-year initiative to develop the next generation of leaders in philanthropy and to significantly increase philanthropic resources that are targeted to meet the challenges of Black communities.

Magnify OutLoud from Colligo Corporation Enables Easier Reading for Seniors

BELLINGHAM, WA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnify OutLoud(tm), from Colligo Corporation, overcomes the reticence of computer use by our seniors. The senior user is the fastest growing segment of the computer industry. However, over 25% of our seniors have either low vision problems in seeing the screen or reluctance to use assistive technology software to magnify the screen.

SatinSheet-A-Gram(R) Can Now Ship a Good Night’s Sleep to Soldier’s Overseas

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced that they will be extending their service to include shipments of Satin Sheet-A-Gram satin sheet gift sets to U.S. troops with APO addresses beginning this holiday season.

Namesake of Ship on Which Former Old Dominion University PACE Professor Served Helps Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Victims

NORFOLK, VA – September 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hurricane Katrina dealt a devastating blow to the citizens of New Orleans, Louisiana and surrounding areas. Although many have criticized the government for its slow response, and rightly so, one ship stands out as a shining example of America’s commitment to helping the victims of Katrina rebuild their lives. That ship is the amphibious assault ship, USS Iwo Jima, says Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr.

Iroquois Chief Applauds Global Earthdance for Peace – ‘Earthdance is like Live Aid with Dance Music’

LAYTONVILLE, Calif. – September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth honoring citizens of 180 cities in 50 countries danced in a synchronized prayer for world peace at this years Earthdance Celebrations, from the Rain Forests of Brazil to Mongolia and London. At 4:00PM PST on Saturday, September 17, 8,000 mainly young multicultural Americans gathered in Northern California’s Laytonville, the largest event in the U.S., to join the Earth Family in making a difference, and being included in the world’s largest simultaneous music and dance event, according to a spokesman for the Native Voices Foundation (NVF). Earthdance also interfaced with the UN’s International Day of Peace on September 21st.

PumpkinHunt Returns with 4th Annual Halloween Website for Pumpkin Hunters

ROCHESTER, NY – Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The group of Halloween enthusiasts, the Pumpkin Hunters Association, have again launched their website to account for the amount of jack-o-lanterns carved for the 2005 autumn season. The website is free and open to everyone within the 50 states. The advertising proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross.