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Kerry Washington Joins The Allstate Foundation to Spotlight Finances As A
Kerry Washington Joins The Allstate Foundation to Spotlight Finances As A "Weapon of Choice" Used by Domestic Violence Abusers
9/16/2014 8:48:06 AM
Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress and advocate Kerry Washington has joined with The Allstate Foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence and the critical role that financial abuse plays in domestic violence situations. Washington is serving as the national ambassador for Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, the signature initiative that gets Americans motivated …
Robert A. Needham, JD releases Collaborative Commonwealth, a Detailed Reformation of US Economics and Governance
Robert A. Needham, JD releases Collaborative Commonwealth, a Detailed Reformation of US Economics and Governance
9/15/2014 8:25:25 PM
September 15, 2014 – Robert A. Needham, JD, President of Spectrum Advanced Markets, Inc. with over 27 years of Advisory, Management, and Consulting to small and large businesses including over 300 business concepts in 90-plus industries, has released what may become a major catalyst in the reformation of US economics and governance titled, Collaborative Commonwealth. In …
Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene
Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene
9/15/2014 4:08:14 PM
Neuroscientists have found that a gene mutation that arose more than half a million years ago may be key to humans’ unique ability to produce and understand speech. Researchers from MIT and several European universities have shown that the human version of a gene called Foxp2 makes it easier to transform new experiences into routine procedures. When they engineered mice to …
The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape Coral Caring Center, an Emergency Food Pantry in Cape Coral, FL
The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape Coral Caring Center, an Emergency Food Pantry in Cape Coral, FL
9/15/2014 3:27:22 PM
Cape Coral, FL – With a new charity program in the Cape Coral, FL area, The Provisor Group has teamed up with the Cape Coral Caring Center to support local families in need, providing them with food items. With Thanksgiving approaching, The Provisor team wants to ensure the families in need in their community will be fed and have a reason to be thankful on that special day. …
Wazee Supper Club Celebrates 40 Years of Serving Denver Diners
9/15/2014 1:22:32 PM
DENVER, CO – September 15, 2014 – Wazee Supper Club , located in Denver’s historic LoDo neighborhood, is celebrating big this month with a 40th anniversary party on Friday, September 26th. The iconic restaurant will feature large Supreme pizzas all day for the throwback price of $19.74 along with $0.40 pints of Rail Yard Ale served in commemorative Wazee anniversary pint …
BMW Group Design presents “Double Space for BMW – Precision & Poetry in Motion” by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby as part of the London Design Festival
BMW Group Design presents “Double Space for BMW – Precision & Poetry in Motion” by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby as part of the London Design Festival
9/15/2014 12:09:53 PM
In partnership with the BMW Design Team led by Karim Habib and under the overall direction of Adrian van Hooydonk, British designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby have created an impressive installation under the banner of “Precision and Poetry”. It will be on display in the famous Raphael Gallery of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) during the London Design Festival …
foodtweeks™ Creates Partnership with Houston Food Bank to End Hunger in America
foodtweeks™ Creates Partnership with Houston Food Bank to End Hunger in America
9/15/2014 9:35:20 AM
foodtweeks™  is a free app that combines weight management with feeding the hungry. Houston Food Bank in Houston, TX has recently been added to the foodtweeks™ network of affiliated food banks. This partnership was created to allow users of the app to become more involved in their community and become healthier every time they use foodtweeks™. Each time a foodtweeks™ user …
Chinese Adventure Sparks Three Books
Chinese Adventure Sparks Three Books
9/15/2014 9:15:24 AM
After living five decades, Brisbane’s Tove Vine knew if she did not do something exciting with her life, she would live with regret forever. Ten years ago she did something to remedy that feeling. She sold up and packed up, moving to China to live and work as an English teacher. Now the owner of 12 schools in China (she opened a new one this week) and a much loved …
‘Oldies’ get in on app action
‘Oldies’ get in on app action
9/14/2014 11:09:07 PM
A Brisbane couple prove entrepreneurial spirit is not limited by age after giving up a comfy retirement to develop a safety app. How do a retired truck driver and police admin officer become app developers? The idea for their safety app - Guardian Duress Alert - was developed after a conversation around the dining table about how unsafe the world is. Michael said they …
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
9/12/2014 5:31:24 PM
Hallmark Cards today announced that new movies in its acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame series will debut in 2014-15 on Hallmark Channel . The move comes after three years of a unique arrangement under which the premieres of new Hallmark Hall of Fame movies have aired on ABC and encore presentations have aired on Hallmark Channel the following week. Hallmark Channel will now …
Toys“R”Us® Lifts The Curtain On 2014 Holiday Season
9/12/2014 4:30:16 PM
During a Special Preview Event, Hank Mullany, President, Toys“R”Us, U.S., Shares the Significant Steps Taken to Prepare for the Months Ahead; Company Announces Launch of New Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program, Introduces Free Online Layaway, Plus “Here’s What’s Hot” and “Gift Express” Shops; The World’s Leading Dedicated Toy Retailer Focused on Making Gifting Easy for Shoppers, …
High-dose opioid prescribing continues to climb
High-dose opioid prescribing continues to climb
9/12/2014 4:25:17 PM
High-dose opioid prescribing increased by 23 per cent in Canada between 2006 and 2011, despite clinical guidelines recommending that most patients should avoid high-doses of these drugs, according to new research. Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) found that rates of high-dose opioid dispensing across Canada …
Merrill Lynch Study Finds Health Is the Cornerstone of a Happy Retirement, and Greatest Financial Worry
9/12/2014 4:21:56 PM
New Merrill Lynch research, conducted in partnership with Age Wave, finds that 81 percent of retirees cite health as the most important ingredient to a happy retirement, followed by financial security (58 percent), loving family and friends (36 percent), and having purpose (20 percent). The research explores three major forces that are redefining how individuals plan for …
BMW 2 Series Convertible
BMW 2 Series Convertible
9/12/2014 12:54:04 PM
Few new cars have been more anticipated than the BMW 2 Series Coupe when it arrived in early 2014. Hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed BMW 228i and M235i Coupe, BMW announces the new BMW 2 Series Convertible. Available in the US as the 228i and M235i, the 2 Series Convertible blends the style and dynamic driving character for which the 2 Series Coupe is already renowned …
James Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Support of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in Jackson and Madison, MS
James Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Support of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in Jackson and Madison, MS
9/11/2014 4:15:52 PM
Jackson and Madison, MS – With a new charity program in the Jackson and Madison, MS area, James Insurance Agency has teamed up with a cancer survivor, to share her story and to support the local Susan G. Komen Foundation to raise money for breast cancer research, treatment and awareness.  To support the efforts of this remarkable organization, donations can be made at …
Chris Humphrey Insurance Agency’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in North Carolina to Support Breast Cancer Research with Race for the Cure
9/11/2014 4:11:08 PM
Kinston, NC – Chris Humphrey Insurance Agency debuts the new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in North Carolina and announces that will direct its efforts to raise funds for the local chapter of Race for the Cure.  The earnings of the campaign will be used to provide breast cancer screenings and research to support local people suffering from this …
Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis, TN to Provide School Items for Kids in Need
9/11/2014 3:55:27 PM
Memphis, TN – With a new charity program in the Memphis, TN area, Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance has teamed up with the Boys and Girls Club to support local kids who don’t have the necessary tools and clothes to attend school.  According to the organization, many kids could not start school on time because they grew out of their clothes and didn’t have appropriate attire to …
Mark Tucker Insurance’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Dallas, TX and Surrounding Areas to Provide Food for Hungry People in The Community Around Thanksgiving
Mark Tucker Insurance’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Dallas, TX and Surrounding Areas to Provide Food for Hungry People in The Community Around Thanksgiving
9/11/2014 3:42:59 PM
Dallas, TX – Mark Tucker Insurance debuts the new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in Dallas, TX and surrounding areas, and announces they will direct its efforts to raise food donations for local people in need. The earnings of the campaign will be used to provide Thanksgiving dinner to families who don’t have the means to experience the typical …
Designers Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in North Virginia, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign To Provide Scholarship for Low-Income Children to Attend a Child Development Center
Designers Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in North Virginia, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign To Provide Scholarship for Low-Income Children to Attend a Child Development Center
9/11/2014 3:33:48 PM
North Virginia – With a new charity campaign in North Virginia, Designers Insurance Agency looks to offer financial assistance to local families through a scholarship program with the Annandale Christian Community for Action.  This scholarship program will allow low-income families to keep their children attending the developmental programs at ACCA, so they don’t have to …
Confidence Plus Insurance Initiates New Charity Campaign in the Sacramento, California Area to Support the Susan G. Komen Foundation and Breast Cancer Research
9/11/2014 2:21:33 PM
Sacramento, CA – With a new community program in the Sacramento, California area, Confidence Plus Insurance has announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support local and national breast cancer research conducted by the Susan G. Komen foundation. The initiative supports the efforts of the organization’s local Sacramento Valley affiliate, which plays a vital role in …