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2011-04-28 09:31:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Idol winner Kris Allen and the Music Empowers Foundation today announced a month-long initiative to raise up to $100,000 for the Foundation in support of music education for children. As part of this initiative, it was also announced that Andy Davis, founder of Music Empowers Foundation, will personally match all donations up to $50,000. The fundraiser will commence immediately and end May 31, 2011. The start of the drive...

2011-04-12 07:07:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music Empowers Foundation and its celebrity partner, platinum-selling recording artist and American Idol Season 8 winner, Kris Allen, recently announced the awarding of an unrestricted grant to Artist Corps New Orleans. Artist Corps provides stipends to educators who agree to come to New Orleans and teach music in the city's public or charter schools. "This generous grant from the Music Empowers Foundation helps to ensure that over 800...

2011-03-29 11:00:00

ENCINO, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the live telecast of the 46th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. The ceremony, which honors country music's top talent as well as the industry's hottest emerging artists, is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 8:00 PM...

2011-03-28 10:50:00

Peter Orszag on Fiscal Austerity with Steve Kroft of CBS' 60 Minutes and Paul Farmer on Health and Human Rights EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Hamptons Institute presents "Spring Awakening" on Saturday, April 16 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The Ideas Festival, sponsored by Guild Hall in collaboration with The Roosevelt Institute, features former Obama administration budget director, Peter Orszag, in a conversation on the nation's fiscal and economic...

2011-03-22 11:11:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music Empowers Foundation today announced that the official fan website of platinum-selling recording artist and American Idol Season 8-winner Kris Allen has just launched a permanent home page feature that will enable fans to donate directly to Music Empowers Foundation. In partnering on this initiative, Mr. Allen and Music Empowers hope to raise significant funds in support of music education for kids. Fans who visit the Kris Allen...

2011-03-21 09:36:00

Nick Galifianakis to Host; Miles O'Brien to Headline Tickets on Sale March 16 WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for Commedia dell Media III! At the National Press Club on Friday, April 1, thirteen esteemed members of the DC press corps will battle to be named DC's Funniest Journalist. Washington Post cartoonist Nick Galifianakis will host and PBS's Miles O'Brien will headline the show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO)...

2011-01-11 14:32:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Alright with Music" fundraiser honoring American Idol winner and platinum-selling recording artist, Kris Allen, exceeded all expectations as many hundreds of fans donated to raise over $28,000 for the Music Empowers Foundation and music education for kids. The event, which ended just days ago, raised over $10,000 in the last week of the initiative alone, allowing the fundraiser to surpass its original goal of $25,000 by over...

2010-12-17 07:03:00

CORYDON, Ind., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Allen was sitting at his desk around 9:30 a.m. one Monday not long ago, drinking coffee and reading emails, when his shipping manager brought in a package Allen had been waiting for. "I started getting nervous when I saw the label was from Inc. (magazine)," said Allen, CEO of ApplianceZone.com in Corydon. "I remember my hands were kind of sweaty opening the package." He pulled the information out of the overnight box. "On top was a letter...

2010-12-13 11:28:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Alright with Music" fundraiser honoring Kris Allen and benefiting Music Empowers Foundation exceeded its week one goals, organizers of the fan-driven effort announced today. "In just one week we raised $14,000 for Music Empowers," explained Kathy Tibaldi, one of the organizers of "Alright with Music." "That is over 50% of our current target goal for the entire fundraiser." The goal of "Alright with Music" is to raise at...

2010-12-08 12:37:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- JamesAllen.com was recently selected by Internet Retailer to be among their Hot 100 e-retailers of 2010. James Allen finds itself in good company, as other distinguished sites that were chosen include Amazon.com, Groupon.com and AmericanApparel.com. Internet Retailer annually publishes a list of the Hot 100 e-retailers that redefine e-commerce. According to Internet Retailer, the companies chosen "applied a mix of technology, design, merchandising and...


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