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2010-05-21 10:19:00

LOS ANGELES, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Bono's unexpected back surgery earlier today, Live Nation confirmed that the U2 360 tour launch previously scheduled for June 3rd in Salt Lake City has been postponed. U2 fans with tickets to the June 3rd event are encouraged to retain tickets until updated show information can be provided. Additional tour information will be forthcoming. Visit: www.u2.com for complete tour information and updates. SOURCE Live Nation

2010-05-10 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Law Center today announced that its 2009 video won a Bronze Telly Award in the 'Non-Broadcast, Fund Raising' category. The video chronicling CLC's work to give at-risk children in the District of Columbia a solid foundation of family, health and education was produced pro bono by Creative Video of Washington. Stories from CLC staff, clients, supporters, and pro bono attorneys were weaved together to profile the organization's work...

2010-05-06 18:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's Bono joined President Clinton, Mayor Bloomberg and 1,300 members of the Irish-American business, political and arts communities at the American Ireland Fund 35th Anniversary New York Gala at the Lincoln Center Thursday to raise $3 million for Irish and Irish-American projects. Despite the economic downturn on both sides of the Atlantic, this year's special anniversary gala - one of the largest annual events of its kind among the global Irish Diaspora...

2010-05-04 10:55:00

LAS VEGAS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hermes Creative Awards announced the winners for the 2010 International awards competition for creative professionals on Monday, April 26, 2010. ActionCOACH, the world's leading business and executive coaching firm in the world, won top honors in two categories for its global pro bono Coaching for a Cause campaign. The campaign received two Platinum Awards; one for its Welcome Kit (containing collateral material for the campaign) and another for the...

2010-03-30 10:43:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Afghan and Rwandan female and male entrepreneurs are closer to their dream of creating sustainable businesses that provide jobs in their communities in Kabul and Kigali. From amongst a pool of 250 applicants, Bpeace (Business Council for Peace) has posted their stories at bpeace.org/vote. With $15 online vote/donations, the non-profit Bpeace hopes to raise $10,000 in seed or expansion capital for each finalist. Each of the six finalists...

2010-01-14 16:01:00

CHESTER, N.J., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GraficaGroup, a full-service, integrated advertising and digital marketing agency based in Chester, N.J., helps organizations annually as part of its commitment to giving back to the community. This past holiday season saw the company provide more than $85,000 worth of pro bono integrated advertising, digital, social media and marketing services to help Delbarton School further build awareness and increase donations for its "Taking Hope on the Road"...

2009-12-21 07:04:00

-Organization Honors Outstanding Pro Bono Support in Digital, Print and Broadcast- NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free America today announced the recipients of its second annual Media Recognition Awards, given in honor of outstanding pro bono support of the Partnership's public service campaigns in national print, broadcast and digital media. The Partnership has built the longest running single issue pro bono public education campaign in history....

2009-12-08 10:12:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of the global "Hopenhagen" campaign designed to deliver a message from the citizens of the world for climate change at this week's United Nations Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, leading Director Tony Kaye has become an advocate for the movement - staging impromptu concerts on the streets of London, an art 'happening' in Berlin and directing an agitprop film that has become part of the global campaign. Mr. Kaye said that he will take his...

2009-11-20 10:51:00

Rock star chosen by online NEA poll WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bono, U2's legendary front man and voice for the poor, would also rule the classroom say thousands of voters in the National Education Association's third annual Substitute Educator's Day poll. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081015/NEALOGO ) Given the choice among Bono, journalist Katie Couric, former South Africa President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, Supreme Court Justice...

2009-11-19 18:02:00

Honor Recognizes Courageous and Innovative Approaches to Human Rights NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night at its annual awards dinner, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights presented Bono and Wyclef Jean with the organization's 2009 Ripple of Hope Award. The award recognizes the bold leadership demonstrated by the two honorees on humanitarian issues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/DC149610) "As champions of justice, Bono...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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