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2009-10-15 17:04:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed copies of a new book for young readers published by Candlewick Press that tells the true-life stories of Habitat for Humanity volunteers and homeowners working to build simple, decent and affordable housing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO) If I Had a Hammer: Building Homes and Hope with Habitat for Humanity by David Rubel, with a foreword by Carter and an afterword by...

2009-09-17 10:41:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Troutman Sanders Strategies (TSS) announced today that former manager, Stephanie Carter, recently accepted a new position with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) as the Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Policy and Projects. Prior to accepting the position, which will report directly to the GDOT commissioner, Carter served four years with TSS, advocating corporate issues with government relations for the state of Georgia, general...

2009-08-24 04:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "it" Girl Public Relations, one of Los Angeles' leading public relations firms, announces the return of teen pop sensation/actor Aaron Carter. The publicity firm joins forces with the charismatic and talented Carter as he prepares to dance his way through the newest season of Dancing With The Stars as this year's youngest contestant. The Triple Platinum selling Carter began his music career at the age of seven, as the lead singer of Dead End before...

2009-08-23 19:44:51

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame vocalist Johnny Carter, who sang for two classic doo-wop groups, has died at age 75, Chicago media reported Sunday. Without naming sources, WBBM Radio and WLS-TV in Chicago reported that Carter died Friday in his hometown of Harvey, Ill., after a long battle with lung cancer. Carter, whose falsetto tenor voice was admired by fans and fellow singers alike, was a founding member of the rhythm and blues vocal group The Flamingos, based in Chicago, in 1953. Carter's...

2009-07-01 10:05:00

DALLAS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today confirmed that as part of the previously announced succession plan, Nicholas Carter has succeeded Hatem El-Khalidi as President and CEO of Arabian American Development effective today, July 1, 2009. Mr. Carter, 62, has been Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office of Arabian American Development Company and South Hampton Resources since January 2008. Prior to that, he was...

2009-05-12 15:11:00

New York Sales Will Be Consolidated Within Eastern Sales Division NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines today announced that Jim Carter, Vice President-Eastern Sales Division, will also head up American's Manhattan-based Greater New York Sales Office. The change is effective immediately. Carter will continue to lead Eastern Sales, which includes Boston, Washington, D.C., and Miami, together with the remainder of the East Coast and Canada. "Jim Carter brings a...

2009-04-21 07:57:00

Celebrity-Estate Representation Experts to Help Maintain Johnny and June's Legacies and Manage Licensing Activities LOS ANGELES, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenLight (www.greenlightrights.com), one of the world's leading intellectual property services companies, today announced that it has been selected to represent the personality rights of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, two of the world's most beloved entertainers. GreenLight has been named the exclusive third-party licensor to the...

2009-04-07 08:00:00

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WellGen, Inc. today announced that Dr. Roderick (Roddy) Carter, M.D., M.Sc., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Carter, 45, takes over from Robert J. Bertoldi, who was serving as interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bertoldi will continue in his WellGen Board position and as President and Chief Financial Officer of Amphion Innovations plc (LSE: AMP), a significant shareholder in WellGen. Mr. Bertoldi said, "Roddy...

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2009-04-05 18:00:00

A Florida elementary school teacher has followed through on a promise to kiss a pig after raising the most money for cancer research, observers said. Second grade teacher Laura Carter of Trapnell Elementary School in Plant City, Fla., puckered up Friday and kissed a potbellied pig to the thunderous applause of more than 500 students, the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported. Carter was carrying on a yearly tradition at the school and its efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society's Relay...

2009-03-07 13:56:58

British actress Helena Bonham Carter says she will play Enid Blyton in an upcoming BBC movie about the late children's author. Carter, 42, said she is excited about the script for the BBC production that will bring the British writer's life to TV viewers throughout country, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. It's a long time since I have read such a well-written script with as complex and fascinating a character as Enid, Carter said. I hope I do her justice. During her notable literary...


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