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2012-05-02 06:23:43

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father's Day celebration June 17, 1910, proclaimed by Spokane's mayor because it was the month of Smart's...

2012-05-01 06:30:35

In the news release, HSN Cares Supports The March Of Dimes As The Official Partner Of Mother's And Father's Day, issued 01-May-2012 by HSN over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the seventh paragraph, first sentence, should read "During the campaign, HSN customers can call 1-800-284-3100, text GIVE to 47688, and visit HSN.com, keyword: March of Dimes to donate." rather than "During the campaign, HSN customers can call 1-800-243-3100, text GIVE to 47688, and visit HSN.com,...

2012-04-19 06:24:55

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer for the inaugural National Golf-A-Thon on Father's Day weekend, June 15-17 2012. Golfers can play any 9-hole or 18-hole golf course from any set of course tees in the world, based on their own schedule. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go toward prostate cancer awareness, research and testing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "In addition to...

2012-04-12 02:50:52

ATLANTA, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, today announced the launch of the "Home Sweet Renovation" Sweepstakes in celebration of Father's Day, which will award three lucky winners with Do It Yourself Home Improvement(TM) gift card prizes worth thousands of dollars. The first place prize winner will receive $10,000 worth of DIY gift cards and two second place prize winners will each receive $5,000 worth of DIY gift cards. The...

2012-03-27 02:26:14

NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, will launch a national cause marketing campaign titled imbornto, encouraging consumers to shop, dine and donate wherever the March of Dimes logo is displayed. The effort taps into our collective hopes, dreams and aspirations that we have for our babies and ourselves. The first annual campaign's goal is to increase awareness of the mission of the Foundation and to widen...

2011-11-21 08:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture, producers of the award-winning Eggsploitation (2010), Anonymous Father's Day presents the untold stories of children of sperm donors. Featuring the heart-rending reflections of now adult children fathered anonymously, these donor-conceived children share the pain, longing and uncertainties created by the secrecy of their conceptions. Each has a real, biological father...

2011-07-05 09:19:00

HICKORY, N.C., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DJRT), a "Full Throttle" lifetime experience company, announced today that it attained a level of sales in June that surpassed all sales months in the company's 12 year history, excluding December's. June, with its Father's Day celebration, is traditionally the second best month of the year for the company, and this year was no exception, with total sales exceeding $245,000. This figure...

2011-06-17 14:25:00

PITTSBURGH, Pa., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to new and innovative technology, deceased fathers can now be celebrated, shared, and remembered in new and emotionally personal ways on Father's Day. The newly launched program The Remembrance Process(SM) at http://www.remembranceprocess.com, features a wealth of information on new ways of remembering our loved ones who have passed on. "During the creation of the Remembrance Process(SM) our research clearly showed a strong desire to...

2011-06-16 12:33:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We took a quick poll in our company and found that the majority of our staff is investing in "upgrading" their dads with the latest high-tech device and getting them more plugged into the 21st century. Adding to the traditional tech list of iPods, smart phones, Netbooks and Kindles, ABC World News correspondent Andrea Smith's top selection is the Apple TV - allowing ultimate integration and streaming of iTunes, iPads, HDTV - enabling Dads to be...

2011-06-16 09:07:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Point will offer three-days of savings to members of the armed forces and public safety personnel for American Heroes Weekend during Father's Day Weekend at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. From Friday through Sunday, June 17-19, public safety personnel and members of the armed forces (active, honorably discharged or retired members of the United States military) and their immediate family will be able to purchase one-day...