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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...

2010-08-20 12:52:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Chuck and Don De Bono, owners of De Bono's Stop and Go, located at 2200 Santa Barbara Blvd., recently added UHaul truck and trailer rentals to the convenience store they have been operating since 1984. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://www.uhaul.com/about/pr_images.aspx?name=DeBonosStopNGo...

2010-06-22 08:00:00

LONDON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thomson Reuters Foundation today announces the launch of TrustLaw, an ambitious global service that will transform access to pro bono legal support and provide an international hub on anti-corruption and good governance issues. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) The new service (www.trust.org/trustlaw) will widen access to the rule of law and promote...

2010-05-25 06:30:00

LOS ANGELES, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As announced earlier today, Live Nation has confirmed that the U2 360 degrees North American Tour will be postponed until 2011. U2's Bono has now been discharged from Ludwig Maximilians-University (LMU) Hospital in Munich where he underwent emergency surgery on Friday, following a back injury. In order to fully recover, he is under doctor's orders to start a rehabilitation program and to recuperate for at least eight weeks. This will necessitate the...


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