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2013-11-13 16:24:03

PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation is honored to announce Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., columnist and editorial board member of the Wall Street Journal, is the winner of the first annual Coolidge Prize for Journalism. The $20,000 Coolidge Prize honors the writer who best captured the spirit and style of the thirtieth president and the ideals President Calvin Coolidge favored. The board is also proud to announce Abigail...

2013-11-01 08:24:40

PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, the Presidential Foundation honoring and representing the thirtieth President of the United States, announced today the finalists for the first annual Coolidge Prize for Journalism. The $20,000 prize honors short writing of all kinds in the spirit and style of President Calvin Coolidge. The prize will be awarded Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in New York City at a dinner featuring...

2013-10-10 16:24:53

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews McMeel Publishing (AMP) and Universal Uclick (UU) announce the release of three Calvin and Hobbes treasuries as e-books for the very first time. The e-book editions, which include The Essential Calvin and Hobbes, The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes, and The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes, will be available November 12, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131010/CG95744) "We could not be more pleased to share the...

2013-09-26 08:24:22

Writers Invited to Enter Contest: $20,000 Prize, the Coolidge PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation - the Presidential Foundation for the thirtieth President of the United States - announced today the establishment of the first annual Coolidge Prize for Journalism that honors authors who write in the spirit and style of President Calvin Coolidge. The prize will be awarded on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in New York City featuring special...

2013-09-23 08:33:36

LONDON, September 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calvin Ayre's on-going charity foundation has, over the last five years, helped people all over the world, most notably Haiti, Antigua and most recently the Philippines. With the help of the online gaming industry and Calvin's own agreement to match all donations to Haiti, $240,000 was accumulated. With the Asian online gaming market growing at such phenomenal rates it was inevitable that Ayre would take a huge interest in the...

2013-02-22 23:04:06

Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse in Dallas presents mesmerizing music with folk singer, Heather McCready, and quirky entertainment by ukulele playing, poetic storyteller, Tom McDermott on Friday,February 22. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 A very unique evening of music and entertainment with beautiful eclectic folk music, storytelling and a diverse group of multi-talented musicians in one artistically stimulating evening at one of the most coveted music listening venues in the country!...

2012-12-24 04:20:15

LONDON, December 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year that saw, among others, Calvin Ayre indicted, and Norbet Teufelberger have his 2nd 'meeting' with European police forces, the Bodog founder has tested his predictions for 2012 against the reality of another tumultuous year in online gaming. Calvin's main assertion that in this industry being a private company over a listed one was played out so strongly that behind closed doors you'd find it almost impossible to find a...

2012-06-05 02:24:30

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews McMeel Publishing (AMP) and Hugh T. Andrews, chief executive officer and president of AMP, announce The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson will debut as a paperback edition on November 13, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120605/CG19016) This four-volume slip-cased edition features French flaps and includes every cartoon published in syndication between November 1985 and January 1, 1996; an introduction by...

2011-11-01 13:02:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A blazing orange office on the sixth floor of Asheville's Flatiron building reflects the paired creativity of two very different business partners. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO</font>) Chris Sparks is an extrovert, bursting with energy, who loves to talk about his passion for comics and design. Jamie King is poised, more subdued, yet equally passionate...

2011-02-24 06:50:00

CLAYTON, N.C., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Ralph Burgess has already positively impacted the lives of more than 60,000 youth with his "Cool Calvin" children's book series (http://www.coolcalvin.com). Focusing on education, character development and anti-gang participation, his title character quickly became a positive role model among 6-12 year-olds. With a script that is sure to multiply his reach, Burgess is seeking an agent for his latest undertaking, Cool Calvin and the Letter...