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2010-07-06 10:04:00

HERSHEY, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL® (MHS) recently received the Ladies' Home Journal "Do Good" stamp in recognition of the School's 100th anniversary of providing life-changing opportunities to children in need. Introduced in April 2009, the Ladies' Home Journal "Do Good" stamp is awarded to corporations that are committed to helping make the world a better place in which they live. Established in 1909 by Milton Hershey, founder of the iconic...

2010-06-16 10:30:00

CAMP HILL, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Highmark Inc., Pinnacle Health System and Penn State Hershey Medical Center today discussed ways to improve quality measures in health care that will ultimately result in better patient care, improved health outcomes and ways to save valuable health care dollars. "Highmark's pay-for-performance program has demonstrated measurable outcomes since the program began in 2002," said Mike Fiaschetti, market president of the central region for...

2010-06-15 16:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today congratulated the Hershey Bears for winning the Calder Cup for the 11th time in the AHL team's history. "Although a Pennsylvania team did not bring home the NHL's Stanley Cup this year, Pennsylvania's die-hard hockey fans still have good reason to celebrate, thanks to the terrific victory by the Hershey Bears," the Governor said. "I congratulate head coach Mark French, MVP Chris Bourque and the entire...

2010-04-26 10:35:00

HERSHEY, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is asking for nominations for the 2010 Dr. A. Wayne Mountan Memorial Media Award and the Wodan Animal Hero Award. Each year, PVMA presents the Dr. A. Wayne Mountan Memorial Media Award to the Pennsylvania news media for excellence in communicating veterinary medical contributions in animal and public health to the public. Each award includes an engraved plaque and cash prize. Up to four...

2010-02-11 09:28:00

DALLAS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you are a modern day Casanova, a hopeless romantic or just love to flirt, your favorite pick up line may earn you more than just a smile or grimace this Valentine's Day. Pizza Hut is inviting consumers with silver tongues to share pick up lines - the best, the worst and the cheesiest - by tweeting @pizzahut for the chance to win a single order of HERSHEY'S® Chocolate Dunkers®, Pizza Hut's chocolate-topped dessert...

2010-02-03 08:30:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* is working with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center to provide complimentary AT&T Wi-Fi access in hospital patient areas. Under a new contract, AT&T and Penn State will equip nearly 500 patient rooms throughout the Medical Center with AT&T Wi-Fi capabilities, allowing patients and their visitors to access high speed wireless broadband. For healthcare facilities like Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Wi-Fi is an...

2009-11-13 16:13:00

$244 Million Project Expected to Create 1,500 Jobs HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today heralded the start of construction on the new Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital and said the $244 million project is good news for the regional economy, but most importantly, for sick children and their families. The project is expected to create 300 construction jobs and another 1,200 jobs once the facility is completed. "Today's groundbreaking is...

2009-11-03 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, has announced that Hershey Entertainment & Resorts in Hershey, Pa. has selected InfoGenesis(TM) POS and Eatec(®) Solutions by Agilysys to streamline operations and control costs. The company will use the solutions at Hersheypark, Hersheypark Stadium, Giant Center, Hershey Lodge, The Hotel Hershey, Dutch...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Let your foodie-adventurous side run wild as Scharffen Berger® chocolate and TuttiFoodie.com present the third annual Chocolate Adventure Contest®. As part of the contest, daring cooks, amateur or professional, are invited to develop original and creative recipes combining Scharffen Berger chocolate with one or more of 16 enticing "adventure ingredients." Judged in two categories, sweet and savory, recipes can be...

2009-09-22 09:24:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue Sweet and Salty/Savory Snacks in the U.S.: Lifestyle Marketing and New Product Development in the New Economy, 3rd Edition http://www.reportlinker.com/p0148035/Sweet-and-Salty/Savory-Snacks-in-the-US-Lifestyle-Marketing-and-New-Product-Development-in-the-New-Economy-3rd-Edition.html Estimating U.S. retail sales of packaged snacks at $68 billion in 2008, Packaged...