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2012-07-06 02:21:14

LONDON, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Sherlock Holmes fans worldwide will take part in a week of celebration of the world's most famous detective in the first annual Sherlock Holmes Week from 30th July - 5th August. Holmes has had a resurgence in the last two years with two major Hollywood motion pictures and the success of BBC Sherlock. The week is backed by the main societies and organisations in the world. http://www.sherlockholmesweek.com is the website where fans can register...

2012-04-10 22:21:55

Trusted contractor and HGTV celeb sees ICC role as a perfect fit for spreading his "Build It Right" and "Make It Right" messages http://www.hgtv.com/mike-holmes/bio/index.html WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Code Council Foundation® (ICC Foundation) announced today that Mike Holmes, Canada's most trusted contractor and HGTV celebrity, will serve as the 2012 Honorary Ambassador for the 32nd annual Building Safety Month in May. Holmes was chosen...

2012-03-26 10:24:11

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded during the height of The Great Depression, Holmes Murphy & Associates, one of the nation's leading independent risk management and insurance brokerage firms, is celebrating 80 years in business this year. "We appreciate our client partnerships, our valued employees, and all those who have united us along the way," said Jim Swift, Holmes Murphy Chairman. "This milestone is truly a testament to our team who continues to...

2012-03-25 23:01:25

Worldwide Olympic Partner GE has joined forces with the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust to launch the GE “Aspiring Minds” programme, which aims to help school children develop the “can do” attitude and skills to succeed in the modern world. (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 Worldwide Olympic Partner GE has joined forces with the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust to launch the GE “Aspiring Minds” programme, which aims to help school children develop the “can...

2011-12-07 16:02:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BET Networks announced today a multi-platform talent agreement with award-winning journalist and television personality, T.J. Holmes. The deal with Holmes includes a new show on BET as well as content on BET.com in which he can bring his many talents to some of the most important and interesting stories to BET's audience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070716/BETNETWORKSLOGO ) "We are of course ecstatic to have T.J. Holmes coming...

2011-11-28 13:17:00

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Holmes Group has recently undergone a major restructuring in its chain of command, with Michael Quast taking the reins as sole CEO under Mike Holmes. Mike Holmes and former Holmes Group CEO of Media, Pete Kettlewell have recently created a separate and independent production company, Point Load Pictures Inc. This has led to Pete Kettlewell's departure from The Holmes Group to operate the new joint venture as its President. Michael Quast...

2011-11-28 13:14:00

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Holmes Group President, Mike Holmes, and former CEO of Media, Pete Kettlewell have announced the creation of Point Load Pictures - a new, independent production company that will develop and produce new series outside of the Holmes brand. Pete Kettlewell will be spearheading the joint venture as its President, while Mike Holmes will act as Chairman. This decision represents the culmination of many years of passion, creativity and drive for the...

2011-11-07 09:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- French Connection U.S. has teamed up with Warner Bros. Pictures to promote the studio's upcoming release of "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" through multiple vehicles designed to get consumers excited about the film as well as the fashion brand. Capitalizing on French Connection's and Sherlock Holmes' British heritage, this partnership was a natural alignment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/CG00463) Beginning on...

2011-11-07 05:18:00

MARTINS FERRY, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Memory Lane' is a rare, truly independent thriller shot for only $300 about a war-veteran who travels between our world and the afterlife in search of his fiance's killer... by stopping and starting his own heart. At midnight on 11/11/11 at 553AM.com, Shawn Holmes, the youngest nominee in the history of the West Virginia Filmmaker of the Year Award, will release 'Memory Lane' online for free for one weekend only. Writer, director, and...

2011-10-31 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Pete Holmes have something "wonderful" to look forward to - COMEDY CENTRAL Records releases Holmes debut digital album, "Impregnated with Wonder" on Tuesday, November 15. With his debut album, recorded live at Punch Line San Francisco, Holmes establishes himself as a leading voice in comedy - one with hints of classic greats like Steve Martin. In this hilarious set, he explains why Facebook might have been invented by the government, why he...