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2011-05-22 14:16:00

DENVER, May 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U2 360 tour made a triumphant return to North America last night with a sold out show at Invesco Stadium at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. This U2 360 show first toured USA in fall 2009, playing 17 dates across the country culminating in the record breaking sold-out show at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and streamed live worldwide via YouTube. The North American tour was postponed last May after singer Bono injured his back, but the dates were quickly...

2011-05-18 13:30:00

MEXICO CITY, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: Celebrities love Mexico. American artists have been going to Mexico for several years and have gained a great fan-base in the country. American celebrities are prone to go to Mexico because of the ease of working with the locals. Resort owners and the local community have always shown respect and flexibility. The Mexican audience is so receptive of American culture...

2011-05-17 11:56:00

MEXICO CITY, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: As part of his recent concert tour in Mexico, U2 musician and global humanitarian Bono met with President Felipe Calderon to discuss drug violence and poverty affecting Mexico. Mexico's president thanked Bono for sending a message to victims of drug violence during his concert on Wednesday. Calderon and Bono also discussed global warming and Mexico's opportunities...

2011-05-01 00:09:06

9th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraiser seeks donations to support improved water and sanitation at schools in Benin. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 The African Well Fund (http://www.africanwellfund.org) is excited to announce that the beneficiary of the 9th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraising campaign will be four schools in Benin supported by Angelique Kidjo's Batonga Foundation (http://www.batongafoundation.org/). Donations received during this...

2011-03-07 11:04:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Grammy winning producer and multi-media entrepreneur Quincy Jones and United Arab Emirates entrepreneur Badr Jafar have entered into a joint venture, the Global Gumbo Group (www.globalgumbogroup.com), to develop multi-media opportunities across all entertainment platforms including music, film, television, publishing and digital applications, in the Middle East and North Africa, it was announced today. Jones will serve as Chairman of the...

2011-02-01 15:23:00

WWPR to provide communications support to homeless services provider WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) announced the selection of Thrive DC as its new pro bono client for 2011-2012. The formal announcement came during WWPR's Annual Meeting and Board Induction luncheon on January 20, 2011. From its beginnings in 1979 as the Dinner Program for Homeless Women, Thrive DC has been responding to homelessness in Washington, DC....

2011-01-12 00:01:29

Award Recognizes Firm's Response to the Earthquake in Haiti New York (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 McCarter & English is pleased to announce that it is among six law firms honored in the National Law Journal's 2010 Pro Bono Awards special report. Partner R. Andrew Richards and associate Ralph Delouis of the New York office were recognized for their tremendous pro bono efforts in Haiti, where they are developing a microfinance initiative that will enable predominantly low-income Haitian...

2010-11-09 08:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pro bono service in corporations, once a nascent movement, is becoming the norm. Practising Law Institute has published Pro Bono Service by In-House Counsel: Strategies and Perspectives to ensure corporations do it right. "For in-house corporate counsel who want to start, maintain, and expand company pro bono legal services, this volume is must reading," said Judge Robert A. Katzmann, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. "[Pro...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prix Galien USA committee, responsible for awarding the most prestigious prize in biopharmaceutical research and development, today announced the 2010 winner of the Pro Bono Humanum Award for the 4th annual Prix Galien USA Awards competition. The award, recognizing exemplary and innovative efforts to improve the human condition, will be presented to UNITAID in partnership with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) for their tremendous work...

2010-08-24 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A.-based rock band Carney have announced that they will perform a very special show at Piano's in New York City, giving fans a chance to see the band before frontman Reeve Carney takes the stage as the lead in the upcoming Broadway production of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark. The September 15th show will feature songs from Carney's debut album Mr. Green, Vol. 1, which was released in May on DAS Label/Interscope Records. In its live review of Carney's...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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