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2014-02-20 16:21:08

5K, 10K, Music and More Featured at April 10 Event DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White Rock Lake Conservancy in cooperation with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department will host Celebration! White Rock, a one-night race and festival, on Thursday, April 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Celebration! White Rock will feature a 5K race, a 10K race, music and more. Race registration is at celebrationwhiterock.org. "White Rock hosts hundreds of events every year, from marathons...

2013-09-10 20:20:18

Grant to help expand 'Keeping it Green' program to more classrooms and families DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GM Foundation is donating $100,000 to aid the Central Park Conservancy's "Keeping it Green" service learning program to introduce pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students to the importance of preserving and caring for New York City's Central Park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/DE77594 ) The program, offering age-appropriate...

2013-07-09 08:25:03

10 Concerts To Benefit the Public Theater September 25 - October 9 Performing Songs From His New Album, The Last Ship, for the First and Only Time Limited Number Of Free Tickets To Be Offered For Each Concert 100 Sting.com Fan Club Members To Receive Free Tickets To A Special Birthday Celebration Performance NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that, for the...

2013-06-21 16:22:48

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- goBalto, Inc. announced today its new Customer Success division, designed to nurture and expand customer relationships through world-class consultative account management practices, and to ensure continuous customer enthusiasm. Industry guru Ken McFarlane joins the goBalto team as Senior Director of Customer Success. With over 12 years of experience in the clinical trial and study startup space, Ken brings a deep and broad range of...

2012-10-23 11:24:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, John A. Paulson and the Paulson Family Foundation announced a gift of $100 million to the Central Park Conservancy to sustain the fundamental role of Central Park as one of New York City's leading cultural institutions and the world's most extraordinary public park. Mr. Paulson's donation is the largest gift ever made to the Central Park Conservancy. It is also the largest gift to any public park and one of the largest ever made to a New York...

2012-08-20 06:22:39

THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION INVITES AMERICA TO CELEBRATE BY SHARING THEIR BIRTHDAY WISHES AND NATIONAL PARK EXPERIENCES AT NPSBIRTHDAY.ORG WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the National Park Service turns 96, and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, invites the entire nation to the party! Share your birthday wishes along with your favorite national park stories, photos and videos at www.NPSBirthday.org. Once...

2012-07-26 10:24:54

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles County and City leaders joined with civic and business leaders and Los Angeles County residents today to celebrate the official opening of the first two blocks of Grand Park with a civic dedication. The event marks the culmination of 12 years of planning and collaboration championed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina in her work as chair of the Grand Avenue Authority, established to create and implement the vision for Grand...

2012-06-26 06:24:23

IRVINE, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park hosts this summer's premier free family event to mark the Park's 7th anniversary at the Growing the Park celebration, a mid-afternoon through evening community festival on Saturday, July 14 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event offers families the opportunity to watch vintage military planes honoring 100 years of Marine aviation and the daring Silver Wings Wingwalking team soar through the...

2012-06-14 02:22:06

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Neil Mulholland, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, welcomed Patricia Nicklin to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Nicklin will provide strategic oversight and management of the Foundation. Nicklin will be based out of the National Park Foundation's headquarters in Washington, D.C. and report to Mulholland. (Logo:...

2012-06-13 06:21:51

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park Corporation today announced it is moving forward with a 30-acre expansion of the Great Park. USS Cal Builders, Inc., headquartered in Stanton, California, was selected in a public bid process and awarded the $22.8 million contract for construction. The funds for the completion of the Western Sector Park Development Plan are part of the $200 million in developer fees the City of Irvine received under the original...