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Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the National Breast Cancer Foundation

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.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security awards iFOS contract to provide Acquisition Support Services

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

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Reading Is Fundamental

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the National Military Families Association

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

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as Charity of the Month

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.

VLP Honored with Quality of Life Award

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

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month

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.

Strengthening the Electric Transmission Grid Would Be a Boon to the Economy, WIRES Study Finds

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Freedom Alliance in Honor of Military Appreciation Month

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.

Gingrich Productions to Premiere Documentary on American Exceptionalism

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.

The Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Autism Society as Charity of the Month

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.

OASA Records to Auction Rare Live Rehearsal Tape Featuring Aretha Franklin and the Late Van McCoy

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.’

Nine Days that Changed the World Receives Dual Honors at 32nd Annual Telly Awards

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Girl Scouts of the USA

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.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the American Heart Association in Honor of American Heart Month

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.

Ravi Singh, Campaign Marketing Guru, on Cala on CNN en Espanol

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.

Only Two Days Remain to Support Your National Parks in Bid for $1 Million Grant from Lowe’s

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.

Eight Days Remain to Support Your National Parks in Online Voting Campaign

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.

Gingrich Foundation Honors Catholic Charities USA as Charity of the Month

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.

Gingrich Foundation Designates Alzheimer’s Association as Charity of the Month

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.

Noted Financial Consultant Toussaint Gaskins Releases Debut Book, ‘The Personal Finance Kit’

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.

Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

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’

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.

Melanie L. Campbell Receives Woman of Power Award from National Urban League

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.

First Validated iPhone Medical Application for Depression and Anxiety

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.

Potomac Investments Manages Millions in Assets for Clients

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.

Newt Gingrich Names Dr. Jim Garlow to Chair Renewing American Leadership

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.

Conservative PAC Says Joseph Kennedy Taking More Votes from Martha Coakley in U.S. Senate Race

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.

The Lessee Advocate Launches Publication for Equipment Lessees

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.

Girls Write Now Receives 2009 Coming Up Taller Award from First Lady at The White House

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

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.’

‘The Trial of George W Bush’ – Musical Satire for MP3 Player or Mobile Phone, Debuts on Internet

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

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.

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

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.

Savvy Homeowners Are Turning the Table on Lenders

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.

ElectionMall Campaign Headquarters Becomes the Biggest Election Night Party in DC

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.

Keep Raising Money Online and Spend It All By November 4 Says ElectionMall CEO

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.