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2013-09-26 16:23:39

CHP2013 & WHP2013 Conference to Discuss National, Regional and State Energy Challenges and Opportunities HOUSTON, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the National CHP2013 & WHP2013 conference and trade show held October 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza in Houston, Texas keynote speaker Charles D. McConnell, Executive Director, Energy and Environment Initiative, E2I, Rice University and former Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will answer the question, "In the...

2013-09-18 12:31:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Georges Benjamin, the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association (APHA), has been appointed Director Designate to the Board of Directors of Legacy. As Director Designate, Dr. Benjamin will be appointed to the next Board vacancy. As an internationally recognized leader in public health, Dr. Benjamin brings a wealth of knowledge and an impressive background to the Legacy leadership and its mission to building a...

2013-09-17 20:21:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay, Jr. (MO), Member of the U.S. Congress and Congressional Black Caucus will hold a Congressional briefing examining Pfizer and health providers targeting women of color to be primary consumers of the carcinogenic contraceptive drug Depo Provera, by concealing of FDA Black Box Warnings and minimizing life-threatening and debilitating side effects. This Depo Provera briefing, in collaboration with...

2013-09-16 23:02:58

Speak with Kari Arfstrom, Executive Director of the Flipped Learning Network, and Mickey Revenaugh, Executive Vice President of Connections Learning by Pearson. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Flipped Learning is one of the most discussed learning methods in classrooms today, in which instruction moves from a teacher-centered classroom to a student-centered learning environment. When is it appropriate to “flip” the traditional classroom model and how can teachers effectively...

2013-09-10 23:00:40

The Children’s Dream Fund celebrates the fact that 81 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to fulfilling sick kids’ dreams. A multi-channel, integrated campaign was developed to promote the achievement. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The Children’s Dream Fund has a reason to celebrate! Tampa Bay’s local, independent wish granting organization, based in Tampa Bay, stands out as a model of efficiency. According to their most recent 990 tax return the Children’s...

2013-08-28 12:25:46

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Exploring research and new applications with soy were the major focus of the 16(th) Soy Symposium, sponsored by the United Soybean Board (USB) and the Soyfoods Association of North America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130828/CG70893LOGO) Product innovators and food industry leaders came together at the course, which was a prelude to the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago earlier this...

2013-08-27 23:17:22

After more than two decades leading Youth Town in serving thousands of young men and their families, Executive Director Nick Pappas has announced plans step down as director and serve as a regional ambassador for the West Tennessee nonprofit. A board committee is conducting the search for Pappas’ successor. Jackson, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 After more than two decades leading Youth Town in serving thousands of young men and their families, Executive Director Nick Pappas has...

2013-08-16 23:17:10

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett and ACLU of Iowa's Executive Director Ben Stone will speak at an event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington on Saturday, August 24th at the African American Museum of Iowa from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The event is hosted by the African American Museum of Iowa, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Peoples Church, Diversity Focus, and the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB)...

2013-08-15 12:27:07

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) announced today that Cara James will be its new Executive Director and lead its mission to find a cure for tinnitus. ATA is the nation's foremost organization committed to curing tinnitus, commonly referred to as "ringing in the ears." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130815/DC64558)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/DC97522LOGO) "I am both humbled and honored...

2013-08-15 12:26:52

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today called on Illinois law enforcement authorities to drop Sam Kharoba, a notorious anti-Muslim bigot, as a counterterrorism trainer. CAIR-Chicago asserts that Kharoba's training materials on Islam are riddled with inaccuracies, sweeping generalizations and stereotypes, that he is unqualified as a subject matter expert on either Islam or countering...