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2014-04-11 23:24:57

Kyong Wilson's impressive career, combined with her vast philanthropic leadership experience, has aptly prepared her for a high profile, community position, such as the Rotary District Governor. Bristol, CT (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Kyong Wilson, president of IndustrialSafety.com, has recently been appointed District Governor for the 2015-2016 Rotary District 7890. Kyong Wilson’s impressive background in leadership roles, both professionally and within her community, made her an ideal...

2014-03-18 08:32:31

3D Printing & Prototyping Fab Lab to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Patient Care CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ProofX, LLC announced its newest ProofX Biotech Fab Lab opening in a partnership with the Center for Biomedical Research Informatics (CBRI) at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). The ProofX Fab Lab will enable physicians and researchers to optimize surgical outcomes and enhance medical care for patients by fabricating precise, customized 3D...

2014-01-22 23:27:39

In their latest blog post, special needs planning company discusses plans to develop housing for individuals with special needs under their two housing development initiatives. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC is a company that specializes in offering services that are at the heart of planning for families and individuals with special needs. These services include helping families complete a personalized Comprehensive Special Needs Financial Life...

2014-01-15 12:26:34

Terrence and Barbara Caster's gift will support polio eradication work and peace studies program EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Diego businessman and Rotary club member Terrence Caster and his wife Barbara have donated $1.85 million to Rotary in support of the humanitarian service group's polio eradication and peace studies programs. "Barbara and I are blessed to be fruitful in our family business A-1 Self Storage, and we've always felt it is important...

2014-01-04 23:03:06

Off-Grid Solutions B.V. and The Grid Earth Project have launched a new partnership to raise funds for both the community service of individual Rotary Clubs, as well as the fight against energy poverty in developing countries. At the center of this innovative fundraising method is a Buy One, Give One concept that allows consumers to benefit those living in darkness with every purchase. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Through the innovative fundraising concept developed by this...

2013-12-09 16:26:51

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Mark Kirk underwent gall bladder surgery this morning at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. According to Kim Sobinsky, MD, FACS, a Northwestern Medicine general surgeon at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, "Senator Mark Kirk underwent a laparascopic cholecystectomy, which is a minimally invasive procedure to remove the gall bladder. The procedure took 30 minutes and went as planned without any complications."...

2013-11-25 23:00:46

The Rotary Club of San Pedro South in cooperation with the Grid Earth Project is working with WakaWaka to provide solar lights to those affected by super typhoon Hayian, providing not only light, but hope. Laguna Philippines (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 According to Fe Aquinde, President of the Rotary Club of San Pedro South, "One of the most needed necessities during night time is lighting....The Rotary Club of San Pedro South appeals for your urgent assistance." 'No...

2013-11-21 23:33:36

Rotarians across the globe are extending a helping hand, or more specifically, a helping dollar, to the Relief Aid in the Philippines. The Rotary Club in Bridgewater, in cooperation with Doctors without Borders, has pledged $1000 and challenges it's fellow Rotarians to do the same. Bridgewater, NS (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Rotary Club of Bridgewater & District in Nova Scotia, has contributed $1,000 to help desperate people in the Philippines who, as a result of the...

2013-10-22 23:27:37

The Illinois Activities Professional Association (IAPA) awarded its annual Dorene Award for outstanding contribution to the profession to Sharon Wagner, activities specialist at Westminster Place, a Presbyterian Homes continuing care retirement community in Evanston, IL, at its annual conference in Springfield, IL. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The Illinois Activities Professional Association (IAPA) awarded its annual Dorene Award to Sharon Wagner, activities specialist at...

2013-10-03 23:36:37

Washington, D.C. Company and Center for Independent Futures host a presentation in Maryland designed to help families with special needs plan and create community based housing options for adults with disabilities Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The staff of M&L are very excited to make the following announcement: On Saturday, October 12, 2013 M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC will be hosting a housing planning workshop that will feature a presentation by the Center for...