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2014-01-18 23:00:08

Lori Anderson was presented the Leadership Award from the National Association of Manufacturers' Council of Manufacturing Association. The award is voted on by peers in the industry. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 International Sign Association President & CEO Lori Anderson received the Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) Leadership Award today, during the CMA’s Winter Leadership Conference. The award, voted on by the recipients’ peers in the industry, is...

2014-01-17 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her 50(th) birthday, AARP today released the following statement from CEO A. Barry Rand: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48422-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48422-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO) "On behalf of AARP and its nearly 38 million members, we want to wish a warm and very happy 50(th) birthday to...

2014-01-17 12:24:17

Paramount Pictures' JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT is Awarded First Seal HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today announced the launch of the AARP Movies for Grownups® Seal, which recognizes films that have a special appeal to 50+ audience members. The first film to receive the Movies for Grownups Seal is Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions' JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, starring Chris Pine and directed by and co-starring Academy Award®-nominee...

2014-01-17 12:24:12

With the Help of Oprah Winfrey's Love Ambassador MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Love Architect and author (Real Love, Right Now - Simon & Schuster) Kailen Rosenberg took her seat on Delta Airlines in Minneapolis last Thursday morning to fly to California to participate in the Golden Globes swag bag event, she embarked on more of an adventure than she anticipated. She helped nine passengers find love in the air. (Photo:...

2014-01-15 08:25:19

-- Chief Digital Officer Will Transition to Oversee Discovery's Expanding International Business Operations -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications today announced that JB Perrette will become the next President of Discovery Networks International. Perrette takes over for 23-year Discovery veteran Mark Hollinger, who announced his resignation in September. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/PH46834 ) "JB is one of the smartest...

2014-01-13 12:31:21

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WeddingWire, the nation's leading online wedding marketplace, has announced the winners of the Couples' Choice Awards(TM) 2014. The esteemed annual awards program, formerly known as the Bride's Choice Awards, recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards(TM) 2014 distinguish the...

2014-01-13 00:20:09

New 5-Year Contract Increases Wages, Strengthens Pensions, Tackles Subcontracting WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS Freight Teamsters have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases wages, significantly strengthens pension benefits and takes on the issue of subcontracting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) The vote, which was 5,195 to 2,094 as of Sunday night, was held at local union halls during...

2014-01-10 16:20:18

World Airways Seeks Second Concessionary Agreement Within Sixteen Months WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamster representatives of the Flight Attendants and Pilots of World Airways announced that bankruptcy discussions with their employer failed to yield an agreement on concessions their carrier was seeking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Approximately one year ago, Teamsters members sacrificed $75 million in concessions...

2014-01-08 20:20:28

HOUSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Holding, Inc. ("GSE" or the "Company") (NYSE:GSE), a leading global provider of highly engineered geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, today announced that it has been notified by NYSE Regulation, Inc. that it has fallen below compliance with the New York Stock Exchange, Inc.'s ("NYSE") continued listing standards. The Company is considered below criteria established by the NYSE's...

2014-01-08 16:22:06

Utility Watchdog Needed to Guard against Soaring Utility Bills, Boomers facing Caregiving Crisis in Struggle to Care for Parents Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AARP is disappointed Governor Cuomo made no mention of two key issues for New York's most powerful voting demographic - the 50+ - in his State of the State address: giving residential utility ratepayers a stronger voice in rate hike...