Entertainment News Archive - June 19, 2009

Former Minnesota Vikings to visit Olympic Town MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Track and field events continue today at the University of Minnesota's Bierman Athletics Complex (corner of 15th Avenue SE and 5th Street SE) from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

LOS ANGELES, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has confirmed Mike Mitchell (upcoming Shrek Forever After) will direct the live-action adventure-fantasy ONCE UPON A TIME. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20011119/MGMLOGO) ONCE UPON A TIME Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty married their handsome Princes - the Charming brothers and planned to live happily ever after.

SHANGHAI, June 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) today released its position paper, "The USA Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai -- A business case for sponsorship." The paper highlights the importance of the USA Pavilion to the U.S.

Select Area McDonald's Restaurants Invite Families to Celebrate the 30th Birthday of the Happy Meal(R) PHILADELPHIA, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, McDonald's(R) is celebrating the 30th Birthday of the Happy Meal(R) and 30 years of fun for kids and families across the globe.

Magazine Will Reallocate Resources, Adjust Rate Base and Frequency; Peggy Northrop Named Global Editor-in-Chief to Oversee World's Largest Editorial Brand NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To satisfy consumers' changed media appetite for easily digestible content, on demand and in flexible formats, Reader's Digest announced a transformation of its iconic brand into multiple media platforms, including a suite of products under the "Reader's Digest Version" banner.

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc., the largest Black business association in the world, will be hosting its 17th Annual Convention in Washington, DC, during July 22 - 24, 2009, at the Fairfax at Embassy Row Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave.

DENVER, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Author and retired detective, Jim Benish, announces the release of a new book, "Closed Eyes: Who's Killing Our Children?" (ISBN: 978-0-982-4249-0-2).

New Campaign Launches on Father's Day to Encourage Men & Their Families to Take an Active Role in Protecting their Prostate Health NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The son of a professional player and coach, soccer runs in Marcelo Balboa's family, but like many others, so does prostate cancer.

ComponentOne Provides Controls for Windows, Web, and Mobile Application Developers PITTSBURGH, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, ComponentOne, the leading component vendor in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner program was recognized as an innovator and leader in the reusable components and libraries category in the 2009 SD Times 100.

SAN DIEGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony today unveiled the VAIO(R) NW notebook -- a new line of PCs that provide a powerful high-definition experience while starting at just $800 for the standard model and $880 equipped with Blu-ray Disc(TM) technology. Part of a series, the NW notebook features an optional Blu-ray Disc ROM drive making it ideal for viewing pristine HD content on-the-go.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]