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2013-11-05 08:22:08

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally recognized Los Angeles Auto Show has partnered with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Los Angeles for its annual Charity Preview Night. This year proceeds from the event, which welcomes VIP guests for the world premiere of concepts from foremost auto makers, will go to CASA to assist in their work with Los Angeles County foster youth. The evening will include fine fare, spirits and entertainment to celebrate the...

2013-06-17 08:25:02

DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8627wp/ccap_a_big_step) has announced the addition of the "CCAP: A Big Step along the Path to IP Video" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8627wp/ccap_a_big_step ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In the increasingly competitive global pay-TV industry, cable TV operators are searching for ways to...

2013-03-19 23:02:48

San Francisco native natural body care pioneer Zion Health launches their campaign for spring support of the local non-profit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of San Mateo County. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Announcing the unique outpouring of support for San Mateo County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by ancient clay natural remedy company Zion Health. Beginning March 19th, Zion Health will donate 50% of their online profits from...

2012-09-18 23:01:49

Casa Palmera Treatment Center is hosting their first annual “Alumni Renewal Day” open house on September 22nd to honor the continuing recovery of past patients San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Casa Palmera Treatment Center, a holistic-based residential behavioral health treatment facility, is opening its doors to the public to welcome alumni, family and friends to celebrate continuing recovery and living in good health. During Casa Palmera´s first annual Alumni...

2011-09-20 14:08:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Accuracy in Media's Center for Investigative Journalism today released a special report, exposing the organized violation of federal immigration laws by members of labor unions and government officials. "CASA de Maryland is a case study in the corrupting effects of illegal immigration and a reflection of our degenerating political class," special report author James Simpson said. "This type of corruption threatens our Nation's entire...

2011-06-28 23:01:00

90 PERCENT OF AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM ADDICTION STARTED SMOKING, DRINKING, OR USING OTHER DRUGS BEFORE AGE 18 ALMOST HALF OF ALL AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SMOKE, DRINK, OR USE OTHER DRUGS NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine out of 10 Americans who meet the medical criteria for addiction (1) started smoking, drinking, or using other drugs before age 18, according to a national study released today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA*) at...

2011-02-14 09:54:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Jeffrey B. Lane has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100923/CASALOGO) Jeffrey B. Lane was Chief Executive Officer of Modern Bank from July 2008 until November 2010. Prior to joining Modern Bank Mr. Lane was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bear Stearns Asset Management. Mr. Lane...

2010-09-21 23:01:00

More than 70 Percent of Teens Think That Eating Frequent Family Dinners is Important NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compared to teens who have frequent family dinners (five to seven per week), those who have infrequent family dinners (fewer than three per week) are more than twice as likely to say that they expect to try drugs in the future, according to The Importance of Family Dinners VI, a new report from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA*) at...

2010-08-16 08:30:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association announced today that GRAMMY Award-winning R&B recording artist Anthony Hamilton will serve as a national spokesman for the organization. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/national-casa/45650/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/MM49385 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/MM49385...

2010-02-25 23:01:00

DRUGS, ALCOHOL IMPLICATED IN 78 PERCENT OF VIOLENT CRIMES, 83 PERCENT OF PROPERTY CRIMES, 77 PERCENT OF WEAPON, PUBLIC ORDER, OTHER CRIMES NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of the 2.3 million inmates crowding our nation's prisons and jails, 1.5 million meet the DSM IV medical criteria for substance abuse or addiction, and another 458,000, while not meeting the strict DSM IV criteria, had histories of substance abuse; were under the influence of alcohol or other drugs at the...