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Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2014
8/18/2014 9:40:46 AM
Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2014 celebrates this year’s theme FASHION ROCKS® at the Golden Gate Theatre on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. Singer and songwriter Jason Derulo, known for hits “Talk Dirty” (ft. 2 Chainz), “Whatcha Say,” and “It Girl” as well as his latest single “Wiggle,” will headline the 32nd annual event benefiting AIDS Emergency Fund , Glide …
New Climate Research Raises Questions for Tongass Salmon
8/17/2014 11:10:17 PM
The 17,000 miles of salmon streams in the Tongass rainforest of Southeast Alaska produce a third of the state’s salmon harvest, making it one of the planet’s most productive wild salmon hotspots. The region’s salmon output depends on a perfect mix of healthy streams, forests and estuaries, but new climate change research suggests the productivity of these salmon streams could …
"Your State Parks Day" is September 27
8/16/2014 10:11:24 AM
Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on “Your State Parks Day” set for Saturday, September 27. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, the nonprofit dedicating to preserving and enhancing the state’s natural treasures, “Your State Parks Day” is Georgia’s annual …
Moore Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Money for the Davis Family in Spring, TX, Who Lost Their Husband and Father to Meningitis
Moore Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Money for the Davis Family in Spring, TX, Who Lost Their Husband and Father to Meningitis
8/15/2014 2:18:16 PM
Spring, TX – With a new charity campaign in the Spring, TX area, Moore Insurance Group has announced that they will be raising funds to help support a local family who has lost their loving husband and father to meningitis. The family is not only grieving the loss of a loved one, but also struggling with financial issues as a consequence of losing their main household …
Helen Gurley Brown Trust Announces $7.5 Million Grant to American Museum of Natural History to Create "BridgeUp: STEM" Program
8/15/2014 12:57:34 PM
The Helen Gurley Brown Trust today announced a gift of $7.5 million to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to establish BridgeUp: STEM, a program for young women and low-income New York City youth to explore computer science and coding through projects that tackle real-world problems. BridgeUp: STEM will inspire young women in high school and college, and underserved …
The Nature Conservancy in Florida Names Temperince Morgan as Executive Director
8/14/2014 10:19:44 AM
The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce Temperince Morgan as the new executive director in Florida. A Florida native, Morgan is a scientist by training and has spent the last 17 years working on conservation and water issues in Florida, most recently as the division director for Everglades policy for the South Florida Water Management District. Morgan will oversee all …
Sir Chris Bonington, icon of climbing, turns 80
Sir Chris Bonington, icon of climbing, turns 80
8/13/2014 4:00:00 AM
Bonington turned 80 on 6 August and his career will be celebrated by Berghaus, where he is non-executive chairman, and the wider outdoor community.  Very recently, Sir Chris lost his wife Wendy to motor neurone disease (MND) and will use his 80th as an opportunity to improve awareness of the condition, for which there is no cure and about which very little is known.  He and …
The Gold Diggers provide funding ensuring access to hospice care to all in need
8/12/2014 2:28:51 PM
The Gold Diggers (Gifts of Loving Donors), presented The Elizabeth Hospice with a $500 grant to provide hospice care to uninsured patients and bereavement support to individuals and families.   “This donation will directly impact The Elizabeth Hospice mission to provide comprehensive services for children and adults in need of hospice care in our community,” said Jan …
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies
8/11/2014 3:39:27 PM
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies Tunnell Insurance Agency launches a local charity program in the Chicago, IL area to seek active support from the agency’s network of valued customers and business partners in helping the community. Its first campaign will raise …
Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists
Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists
8/11/2014 1:30:35 PM
The identification, documentation, analysis and tracking of risks are a critical component for many types of businesses and organizations.  These risks may be in the form of physical, chemical or biological concerns and can play a pivotal role in an enterprise’s success or failure.   Enterprise risk management (ERM), as defined by Wikipedia, “…includes the methods and …
North American Van Lines partners with Habitat for Humanity
8/9/2014 11:15:39 AM
North American Van Lines and Habitat for Humanity have developed a national partnership to encourage northAmerican customers to help create affordable housing by donating appliances, furniture, home accessories and building materials to local Habitat ReStore home improvement stores and donation centers. North American customers may make donations through one of the more than …
UNICEF: Indigenous children left behind in their countries’ progress
UNICEF: Indigenous children left behind in their countries’ progress
8/9/2014 11:12:42 AM
Indigenous children continue to miss out on their rights and face discrimination on a daily basis, UNICEF said to mark the 2014 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The organization said despite significant gains for children since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, the world has not delivered upon its commitments to indigenous …
Donna Bembenek Joins YMCA of the USA as Vice President of Marketing Communications
8/8/2014 4:45:19 PM
YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the national office for 2,700 Ys across the country, is pleased to announce the hiring of Donna Bembenek as vice president of marketing communications. Bembenek, a 25-year marketing communications veteran, joins Y-USA from the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, where she served most recently as senior vice president of external relations, overseeing …
Habitat for Humanity homeowner and former homeless veteran attends signing ceremony of VA reform bill
8/8/2014 9:16:08 AM
Ken Harris, a formerly homeless veteran and current Habitat for Humanity homeowner, and members of Habitat’s staff were on hand in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to witness President Obama’s signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act, which provides needed services to veterans by the Veterans Administration. “Habitat for Humanity supports the Veterans Access, …
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to Develop a Non-Profit Human Milk Bank to Serve Hospitalized Infants
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to Develop a Non-Profit Human Milk Bank to Serve Hospitalized Infants
8/6/2014 5:43:08 PM
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced that it will develop a non-profit milk bank to provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Hospital’s Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015. CHOP will develop the bank in cooperation with the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) , a professional organization …
Bianco Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Campaign in Pittsburgh, PA to Collaborate with Nonprofit ‘Autism Speaks’ and ‘Danny’s Dream Team’
Bianco Insurance Agency Initiates Charity Campaign in Pittsburgh, PA to Collaborate with Nonprofit ‘Autism Speaks’ and ‘Danny’s Dream Team’
8/6/2014 3:34:58 PM
Pittsburgh, PA – With a new charity program in the Pittsburgh, PA area, Bianco Insurance Agency has teamed up with Autism Speaks to support people who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. They are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about the challenges of living with …
Dickinson Insurance and Financial Services Initiates Charity Campaign in Northwest Arkansas to Collaborate with Horses for Healing, a Nonprofit Therapeutic Riding Center for Kids with Special Needs
Dickinson Insurance and Financial Services Initiates Charity Campaign in Northwest Arkansas to Collaborate with Horses for Healing, a Nonprofit Therapeutic Riding Center for Kids with Special Needs
8/6/2014 11:26:53 AM
Bentonville, AR – With a new charity program in the Northwest Arkansas area, Dickinson Insurance has teamed up with Horses for Healing to support local children with special needs. The principles of the proposed therapies are that the 4D movement of the horse facilitates the neuromuscular systems that support human functions. There is not another known therapeutic …
Platinum Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Children’s Home Society of Florida in Miami, FL and Their Live-In Program For Kids Aged 0-17
Platinum Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Children’s Home Society of Florida in Miami, FL and Their Live-In Program For Kids Aged 0-17
8/5/2014 5:13:42 PM
Miami, FL – With a new charity program in the Miami, FL area, Platinum Insurance Group has teamed up with Children’s Home Society of Florida to support their group home program, and announced that they will be raising funds to help place local children who are in need of a home. Thanks to the residential program, their children receive every opportunity to develop and grow …
Dunagan Insurance Group Continues Its Community Program in Brunswick, GA This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign Offering Help to a Local Family in Need of Additional Funds to Foster a Child
Dunagan Insurance Group Continues Its Community Program in Brunswick, GA This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign Offering Help to a Local Family in Need of Additional Funds to Foster a Child
8/5/2014 4:54:13 PM
Brunswick, GA – With a new charity campaign in Brunswick, Georgia, Dunagan Insurance Group looks to offer financial help to the Canizares Family—a local, Christian family who is in the process of receiving a foster child into their home, through the FaithBridge program. The family needs to build a wall, which will divide the master bedroom, so they can create a more …
The Drott Agencies Initiate New Charity Campaign in San Antonio, TX to Provide for the Resource Center Rainbow Room, and Help Kids in Foster Care
8/5/2014 4:42:57 PM
San Antonio, TX – With a new community program in the San Antonio, TX area, The Drott Agencies has teamed up with the Department of Family and Protective Services and announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support the Rainbow Room, a one stop shop for caseworkers to obtain items for families and kids in need.  Donations to the Rainbow Room can now be made through …