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2013-06-25 12:28:50

New match arrangement could raise US$525 million for global eradication effort LISBON, Portugal, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an extension of their existing fundraising partnership that could generate up to US$525 million in new money for polio eradication as the global effort to end this crippling disease enters its critical endgame phase. Under the new agreement, announced before an...

2013-05-21 23:23:59

Rotary International has done its part to help eliminate polio throughout the world over the last 50 years. Now Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is fully behind Rotary International´s efforts, and polio is almost eradicated worldwide. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Rotary International, the world´s largest service organization, has gained additional notoriety lately for their work in conjunction with Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation in making strides towards the...

2013-05-15 08:32:42

Cigna, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital among the first adopters of the national 2020 Mom Project recommendations LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative (http://www.camaternalmentalhealth.org/), a non-profit organization committed to increasing and improving maternal mental health awareness, diagnosis and treatment, today announced that Cigna (NYSE:CI) is the first health service company to...

2013-04-26 12:27:40

Innovative new funding approach increases humanitarian group's capacity to improve lives and strengthen communities worldwide EVANSTON, Ill., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International has received a silver Edison Award in recognition of the service organization's Future Vision Plan, a new grant model that greatly enhances the scope, impact, and sustainability of humanitarian and educational projects funded by The Rotary Foundation, Rotary's charitable arm....

2013-04-10 23:03:55

Presbyterian Homes, owner-operator of three continuing care retirement communities in the Chicago area, has added more flexibility, affordability and choice to its residence agreements to meet the changing needs and lifestyles of older adults. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Presbyterian Homes, owner-operator of three continuing care retirement communities in the Chicago area, has added more flexibility, affordability and choice to its residence agreements to meet the changing...

2013-04-09 12:22:40

-- Verde to Provide Low-cost, 100% Green Power EVANSTON, Ill., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Evanston, Illinois, and Verde Energy USA ("Verde"), a leading independent retail power supplier and energy solutions provider, jointly announced today that Verde has been selected as the city's electricity supplier, effective August 2013. As part of its agreement with the city, Verde Energy will also install Ice Bear(TM) technology - a proven, clean energy storage system - in...

2013-03-28 23:04:28

Veteran actress Ann Stevenson Whitney lives at Westminster Place retirement community in Evanston, IL, but she is far from "retired." Ms. Whitney is currently performing five times a week in the highly praised "Everything is Illuminated" at the Next Theatre in Evanston, which has been extended until April 14, 2013. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Ann Stevenson Whitney, veteran actress of Chicago stage, film, and commercials, is a new resident at Westminster Place retirement community in...

2013-02-01 12:22:55

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Korean pop star Psy has joined the growing roster of public figures and celebrities participating in Rotary's "This Close" public awareness campaign for polio eradication. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/DC52788) Psy, whose world renowned "Gangnam Style" video has become the first in the history of the internet to reach and surpass one billion YouTube views, will help Rotary achieve its goal of a polio-free...

2013-01-29 16:22:07

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cincinnati Rotary Club today announces they have selected premier Greater Cincinnati based public relations and marketing consultancy The Eisen Agency as their agency of record. The Rotary chose the award winning integrated PR firm because of a long, successful track record in leading the marketing communications efforts of a variety of local, national and regional professional services organizations. According to Cincinnati Rotary executive...

2013-01-28 12:21:38

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan, the largest 'People in Transit' advertising company has extended its agreement with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), the second largest U.S. transit market, by an additional five-years. The extension means that Titan will be exclusively representing the CTA and its Bus and Rail static and digital media through December 31, 2019. The CTA agreed to an extension of the contract in part to allow Titan to continue to bring innovative new media to...