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General News Archive - April 16, 2011

On the last Saturday of April (April 30th, 2011), at 10 am local time worldwide, tens of thousands of people in hundreds of cities spanning over 70 nations will join together to wrap our world in a healing wave of intent. Did you know that prior to Egypt's uprising, World Healing Day events were held in Egypt, and may have contributed to that historic shift.

Annie Duke, Commissioner Federated Poker League and Poker Celebrity will host a Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament/Casino Night benefitting 1736 Family Crisis Center, a nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of domestic violence victims and homeless youth, on May 14th, 2011, at the LA Center Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

Continuing to build their presence as one of the fastest growing and largest independent insurance brokerage consulting firms in Northern California, CCI Financial & Insurance Solutions announced today the appointment of Sheryl Lewis as Senior Vice President of Business Development.

"Jewelers For Japan," a fundraising organization set up to help the victims of Japan's combined earthquake and tsunami, has been launched by a group of volunteers and organizations in the jewelry industry.

The law firm Martin & Jones, PLLC announces that a federal court in Georgia has conditionally certified a nationwide collective action lawsuit against Gentiva, the country's largest home health care service provider.

Arriving in May, MEZZI iPad cases will focus on quality, sleekness and style. Vancouver, BC, Canada (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 MEZZI, world renowned aluminum case manufacturer, is offering a glimpse of a forthcoming hot new product before its arrival in early May.

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, oh, my! With Ventureneer’s new eBook, the road to effective social media for nonprofits is no longer a mystery. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 For nonprofits who feel daunted by social media options, Ventureneer has created a new ebook that takes the mystery out of starting, building, and maintaining a social media marketing program. “This ebook is about practicality and how social media can be used in the real-world of nonprofits.

Showering, studying will take on new meaning for students when D.C.’s largest solar systems produce hot water and electricity across campus. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 With a mandate for renewable energy in the District of Columbia in place, and a commitment to become carbon neutral by 2020, American University is installing one of the largest solar electricity systems in Washington, D.C.

Dahn Yoga introduces exercises for April’s Meridian of the Month: the Spleen Meridian. Also considered a digestive meridian, the Spleen Meridian is sensitive to stress and intake of food.

The Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy and the Ministry of Transportation have received the Digitalization Award 2011 for their implementation of a new IT-system, called “cBrain F2”, that facilitates the elimination of paper-based work processing, collaboration and record management and incorporates social media tools (chat, stick-on notes,..) in the execution of governmental case management. Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 The Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy and the Ministry of Transportation have received the Digitalization Award 2011 for their implementation of a new IT-system, called “cBrain F2”, that facilitates the elimination of paper-based work processing, collaboration and record management and incorporates social media tools (chat, stick-on notes,..) in the execution of governmental case management. This is the first true government 2.0 solution that incorporates all work done within a governmental department entirely eliminating the use of paper to