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New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
11/26/2014 3:07:58 PM
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality while increasing energy efficiency during school renovations.  The practices outlined in the new guidance support schools as healthy, energy-efficient buildings that play a significant role in local communities.   According to the EPA, nearly …
Delta Supports Educational Program in the Caribbean
11/26/2014 11:28:48 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is supporting the development of Caribbean students by providing opportunities to participate in an upcoming Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program through a partnership with the Barbados Association of Atlanta Scholarship Committee, the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology and Innovation (CADSTI-SE) and …
VIZ Media Acquires The Supernatural Action Manga Series Twin Star Exorcists
11/26/2014 9:52:08 AM
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, notably expands its publishing roster as it announces the acquisition of the supernatural action manga (graphic novel) series, TWIN STAR EXORCISTS . Created by Yoshiaki Sukeno, TWIN STAR EXORCISTS is set to launch in the Summer of 2015 and will be published in print and …
Bacterial Infection Outbreak Reported at Two Texas High Schools
Bacterial Infection Outbreak Reported at Two Texas High Schools
11/25/2014 4:58:05 PM
Last month, KSAT published a story about 12 football players from two high schools in Texas that came down with a contagious skin infection. The culprit, impetigo, is usually caused by Staphylococcus aureus , Streptococcus pyogenes or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). According to the article, the school district where the outbreak occurred had …
Kickstarter Loves Potato Salad, But Not Military Kids
Kickstarter Loves Potato Salad, But Not Military Kids
11/25/2014 2:41:27 PM
Kudos to Zach Brown and his quirky potato salad campaign that raised $55,492 on Kickstarter in August 2014 for a $10 pitch to, basically, well, make potato salad.  Social media is not like Ebola.  You never know what goes viral.   What 6 million military and veteran kids deserve to know is why Kickstarter would not give Americans the opportunity on Veterans Day to donate …
Ben Affleck, Tony Blair, Austin Hearst, TJ Maxx And More Honored At The 2nd Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala – Presented By JOHNSON & JOHNSON; Event Was Hosted By Jennifer Garner And Featured A Performance By Trisha Yearwood
Ben Affleck, Tony Blair, Austin Hearst, TJ Maxx And More Honored At The 2nd Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala – Presented By JOHNSON & JOHNSON; Event Was Hosted By Jennifer Garner And Featured A Performance By Trisha Yearwood
11/21/2014 2:30:55 PM
Save the Children, the leading, independent organization for children in need in the United States and around the world, held its 2nd Annual Save the Children Illumination Gala which honored Ben Affleck , The Right Honorable Tony Blair , Austin Hearst , T.J. Maxx , and more. The event was hosted by Save the Children artist ambassador and trustee Jennifer Garner , and …
Georgia Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Charity Program In The Bogart, GA Area, And Debuts With Campaign Providing Guidance To Children With Developmental Disabilities
11/21/2014 10:04:31 AM
Bogart, GA – Located in Bogart, GA, Georgia Insurance Advisors announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls
11/21/2014 9:38:06 AM
Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet . Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-partner at some point in their lives. Yet, despite increased global …
Countdown to Christmas with Interactive Desktop App from American Greetings
Countdown to Christmas with Interactive Desktop App from American Greetings
11/21/2014 9:17:17 AM
Remember a time before instant gratification when the anticipation of Christmas truly added enjoyable excitement to the season? Capture that magic again with the brand-new Countdown to Christmas desktop app from American Greetings. This digital countdown is a fun and creative way to experience the spirit of joy and hope that surrounds the holidays. Spend quality time with …
Duterte Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign in Laredo, TX to Collaborate with Project GRAD Houston and Contribute to Scholarship Fund in Memory of Terri Duterte
11/20/2014 3:23:32 PM
Laredo, TX – With a new charity program in the Laredo, TX area, Duterte Insurance Group, in collaboration with Project GRAD Houston, announced a new campaign that will reward a local outstanding student currently in the Program, with a college scholarship honoring the memory of Terri Duterte.  Terri was a beloved middle-school teacher who, before losing her battle with …
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need
11/20/2014 2:54:35 PM
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need   A new charity campaign in Raleigh, NC is launched by Trusted Insurance Advisors to help fight hunger in the Research Triangle area.  The plan is to donate raised food items to Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry and Food Bank …
BASF contributes $34,000 to Washington County Alabama School System
11/19/2014 5:55:37 PM
BASF – McIntosh contributed $34,000 to the Washington County Alabama School System. The funds will assist seven schools and the career technical center with making science engaging for students and support workforce development initiatives. “BASF is pleased to support schools in Washington County,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh, Alabama. “In …
At global food conference, UN officials sound the call for better global nutrition
At global food conference, UN officials sound the call for better global nutrition
11/19/2014 1:56:34 PM
The international community must intensify its efforts towards eradicating hunger and malnutrition, top United Nations officials declared today at the opening of a major global food conference held in Rome, Italy, as 170 Member States adopted a series of pledges aimed at ensuring that that all citizens around the world gain better access to healthier and more sustainable …
How Children Learn to Read Quickly and Easily Lies in Making Learning Fun with Learning Activities and Resources: Veteran Teacher Reveals
11/18/2014 5:42:50 PM
VICTORIA, Australia November 2014 – When parents realise their child may be falling behind the rest of the class, they understandably feel anxious about what the future may hold. Whilst education experts agree that identifying learning difficulties early and finding ways to make learning fun are important in ensuring learning success, there are many case studies of …
Mark Jameson Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Burleson, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Nonprofit Fighting Domestic Violence
11/18/2014 5:28:48 PM
Burleson, TX – Mark Jameson Insurance Agency in Burleson, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
Save the Children Opens First Ebola Community Care Center in Liberia
Save the Children Opens First Ebola Community Care Center in Liberia
11/18/2014 3:43:01 PM
Save the Children opens its first Community Care Center (CCC) in Liberia, to provide rapid assessments of suspected Ebola patients close to their community. The CCC is a community-based approach that aims to provide a rapid way of isolating and treating patients suspected of having Ebola, while offering families and communities the opportunity to remain close to them, and …
IKEA Foundation contributes US$31.5 million to UNICEF
11/18/2014 3:39:57 PM
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, IKEA Foundation is boosting its commitment to children with six new grants to UNICEF, amounting to US $31.5 million (€24.9 million). The new grants will focus on reaching the most marginalized and disadvantaged children living in poor communities and in strengthening UNICEF’s response in emergency and …
The Golseth Agency’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Flower Mound, TX in Collaboration With Chadwick Financial to Support Local Toys for Tots
The Golseth Agency’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Flower Mound, TX in Collaboration With Chadwick Financial to Support Local Toys for Tots
11/18/2014 12:23:14 PM
Flower Mound, TX – With a new charity program in the Flower Mound, TX area, The Golseth Agency has partnered with Chadwick Financial to initiate a holiday toy drive and provide gifts for local unprivileged children.  The campaign is in collaboration with Toys for Tots, an acclaimed mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to collect and distribute toys to kids in need, …
The DiRaddo Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in The Rochester, NY Area, and Debuts With Campaign to Provide a Safe Place for Victims of Child Abuse
11/18/2014 12:10:15 PM
Rochester, NY – The DiRaddo Agencies announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing awareness to those …
Blain Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Nonprofit ‘Food for Lane County’ to Provide Food for Locals In Need
Blain Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Nonprofit ‘Food for Lane County’ to Provide Food for Locals In Need
11/18/2014 12:04:32 PM
Eugene, OR – With a new charity program in the Eugene, OR area, The Blain Insurance Group, in collaboration with Food for Lane County, announced a food drive to raise items in support of local individuals and families who are facing hunger. Oregon has one of the highest rates of food insecurity in the country, and Lane County has increasingly contributed to that rate each …