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2011-07-09 00:00:29

iCloud Communications and Female advocacy group SmartFem are partnering to bring cloud-based virtual office solutions to women owned Businesses. iCloud communications has been in the news lately due to Apple's recent announcement of it's new product line by the same name iCloud. Phoenix AZ (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 VoIP solution provider, iCloud Communications, and woman's advocacy group, SmartFem, will offer, virtual office solutions to women-owned businesses. iCloud communications has been...

2011-07-06 14:32:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has announced that Peter M. Grollman has been named Vice President, Government Affairs, Community Relations & Advocacy. In his position, he will develop and implement an annual legislative agenda for the CHOP community, serve as a liaison with public officials and monitor governmental matters impacting CHOP operations in PA and NJ. Mr. Grollman also directs the CHOP's community relations...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

Police Officers to Serve as Chocolate Chip Baking Contest Judges; "When the Chips Are Down, They Serve Us" Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 They keep us safe and are there to protect us when "the chips are down." On May 20th, Health Advocate, Inc. will host local police officers for their 3rd annual Chocolate Chip Baking Contest, a celebration of National Police Week and National Chocolate Chip Day. The contest is the company's way of honoring local police departments, including...

2011-03-21 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actors Alec Baldwin (30 Rock, It's Complicated, The Departed) and Kerry Washington (Ray, Last King of Scotland, Mr. & Mrs. Smith) will be participating in the 24th annual Arts Advocacy Day events in Washington, D.C., April 5. Arts Advocacy Day is presented by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts, in partnership with Ovation, the only television network dedicated to arts...

2011-01-27 07:10:00

Consumer Watchdog, an advocacy group that has focused much of its attention in recent years on Google's privacy practices, debuted its new animated satire -- "Mr. Schmidt Goes to Washington" -- on the streets of Washington DC, as part of its case for why Congress should call Google CEO Eric Schmidt to testify under oath about the Wi-Spy scandal and other online privacy issues, and also said the company's close ties to the National Security Agency should be investigated. The animation is...

2010-09-27 10:55:00

DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Describing Proposition 26 as an insidious effort by tobacco, alcohol and oil interests to limit the power of local communities to protect the health of their residents, the California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) board of directors unanimously voted to oppose the state proposition. "Proposition 26 would take away the right of cities, counties and the state to protect the public's health," explains CCPHA's Executive Director...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'