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2010-01-25 13:13:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the El Cajon Elks will provide musical instruments to young people in the community who seriously want to continue their music education, but cannot afford an instrument or do not attend schools that offer music education. The Music Instrument Fund for Youth in Need Program will be funded by an Impact Grant awarded to the El Cajon...

2010-01-25 13:22:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the San Francisco Elks will establish a new field studies program at City Academy. This will include year-round activities, as well as a week-long camping trip to Lake Tahoe. San Francisco Elks/ City Academy Field Studies Program will be funded by an Impact Grant awarded to the San Francisco Elks by the Elks National Foundation....

2010-01-25 13:07:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Kingman Elks will provide two all-day fishing expeditions in the Spring and Fall of 2010 for 180 children and 100 veterans in the Kingman area. This program will provide necessary equipment, transportation and instruction. Fishing for Smiles will be funded by an Impact Grant awarded to the Kingman Elks by the Elks National...

2009-12-17 10:03:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National's First Lady, Jenny DiMino, a UNICO member and wife of UNICO President Andre' DiMino, today wrote an open letter to Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore" admonishing her for vulgar behavior and profane public remarks made against UNICO on TMZ, a celebrity television show. Polizzi, in a recent TMZ video, with fellow "Jersey Shore" cast members, was asked about UNICO by TMZ reporters, to which she replied "[expletive] UNICO!"...

2009-12-16 14:08:00

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Disabled American Veterans: Sidney Siller, State Department Adjutant, announced that the 88 year old nation's premier veterans service organization will dedicate its' newly obtained New York State Headquarters on Saturday, December 19, 2009, at 10:00 am. The Disabled American Veterans, formed in 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio by Judge Robert Marx, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's leading brain trusters,...

2009-12-11 15:02:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After enduring the second week's installment and a recap talk show of the controversial MTV series "Jersey Shore," UNICO National President Andre' DiMino is specifically targeting three high-profile companies that sponsored the program. "Why would The Gap, T-Mobile and LG Electronics support such a discriminatory, insulting and Italian-bashing program," stated DiMino after viewing last night's episode. "It is unconscionable for any responsible...

2009-12-04 12:21:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National has been joined by many Italian American organizations, including Order of the Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) and the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) -- which are among the nation's largest Italian American organizations -- in calling upon MTV to pull the plug on its new series "Jersey Shore" that features ethnic slurs, violence and poor behavior to marginalize and stereotype Italian Americans. After viewing the debut of...

2009-11-11 06:03:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Target today announces its partnership with VolunteerMatch to help connect military veterans, active military, and their families with community and civic service opportunities across the country. The partnership is an immediate response to a report based on the first ever nationally representative survey of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan which found that these men and women have a strong desire to serve their country on the home front through...

2009-11-09 16:54:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrity entertainer and spokesperson Ben Vereen and SOS Support Our Soldiers, Inc. would like to invite all Americans to join them for the Inaugural Veterans Day National Multi-Media 24-Hour Broadcast on November 11, 2009. SOS, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting veterans' organizations throughout the nation, has partnered with GI Radio, the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, and Comcast Cable Company to produce a...

2009-10-29 11:01:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrity entertainer and spokesperson Ben Vereen and SOS Support Our Soldiers, Inc. would like to invite all Americans to join them for the Inaugural Veterans Day National Multi-Media 24-Hour Broadcast on November 11, 2009. This star-spangled celebration is an opportunity to celebrate the American way of life and take care of our own by showing our gratitude to every U.S. soldier and veteran. SOS has partnered with GI Radio, the...


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