Entertainment News Archive - July 20, 2010

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight DoSomething.org celebrated young do-gooders, celebrities and organizations that have made a commitment to social change with the star-studded "Do Something Awards" LIVE on VH1.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bobbie Montgomery has joined Technekes, LLC as vice president and healthcare practice lead. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100720/CL37125 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100720/CL37125 ) As manager of Technekes' healthcare group, Montgomery is responsible for business development, client services, marketing strategy and thought-leadership.

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazillion Entertainment, a leading developer, publisher and operator of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games for all ages, today revealed that the action-packed Super Hero Squad Online will be showcased at San Diego Comic-Con in the Marvel Entertainment booth.

LAS VEGAS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex James Medick, partner for the production company BlkHeart Group, announced the anticipated release of Destruction of a Rose's first full length album American Hell on August 10, 2010.

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite his public image taking major hits this year, there is one bright spot for Tiger Woods. While he is no longer alone on top of the list, he is at least tied for first place as America's Favorite Sports Star.

HEALDSBURG, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- J Vineyards & Winery introduces two new colorful cycling jerseys that will benefit ongoing efforts to fight breast and blood cancer. "Cycling is an important charitable fundraising tool in the fight against cancer," said Founder and President, Judy Jordan.

ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Disregard Previous Instructions, a new consulting company, instructs its clients to pretty much forget all the stuff they learned in B school and in their prior business experience and open their minds to a new way of thinking.

New Report Examines Mutual Fund Proxy Voting Patterns on Executive Compensation WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released today, "Compensation Complicity: Mutual Fund Proxy Voting and the Overpaid American CEO," the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), The Corporate Library and Shareowners.org analyzed mutual fund voting patterns on compensation issues in 2009.

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Paul Legvold has joined the Firm as a Senior Client Partner and a leader in the global Asset Management practice.

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