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2013-11-04 12:27:17

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today show producer Don Nash has confirmed that NBC is putting Jill Rappaport's popular "Bow to Wow" series to sleep. The announcement last week sent shock waves throughout the animal welfare community. The ASPCA, one of the largest and most revered animal welfare organizations in the world, responded by sending a letter to NBC on behalf of their millions of members urging NBC to reinstate the lifesaving segments. Other...

2013-10-31 23:28:11

CabinetHardware.org has announced that it is teaming up with LavaMae.org on fundraising efforts to retrofit buses with showers and toilets for the homeless of San Francisco to access. San Francisco (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 CabinetHardware.org announced that it is teaming up with nonprofit organization LavaMae.org to raise funds for [a joint project called] “Shower Love Upon the Homeless of San Francisco” established to retrofit buses with showers and toilets for San Francisco’s...

2013-10-31 23:02:28

Grant Continues Support for Much-Needed Veteran Housing Projects San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Home Depot Foundation continues to lend their support to veterans and impact our local community - this time with a recent $24,000 “Team Depot” grant to Swords to Plowshares to landscape, renovate, and beautify a veterans’ family housing site on historic Treasure Island. The Home Depot Foundation previously awarded Swords to Plowshares $545,540 for critical livability...

2013-10-31 23:00:20

Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, a lunch fundraiser for an area homeless shelter on Nov. 5. The community in Hamilton County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Heritage Woods of McLeansboro, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a lunch fundraiser on Nov. 5 for the 4 C's (Christian - Community - Compassion - Center) Homeless Shelter in Harrisburg....

2013-10-23 23:22:35

Conference Positively Impacts the Central Florida Area Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Software and web marketing company Empower Network will bring 2,000 attendees and a projected $2.64 million in economic spending to Orlando when the company and its affiliates come to central Florida Oct. 25-27. The Orlando regional conference, to be held at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld at 6677 Sea Harbor Dr., marks the last of Empower Network’s four regional fourth-quarter conferences....

2013-10-23 16:26:29

Centerplate presents John Legend as surprise musical guest BALTIMORE, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a night of exciting music, exceptional food, and touching personal stories, Centerplate, hospitality partner to top sporting venues, convention centers and cultural attractions across North America and the U.K., is proud to announce the final fundraising tally for "An Evening of Unexpected Delights." The gala, held October 19(th) at the Baltimore Convention Center, and hosted by...

2013-10-21 12:24:16

CARNEGIE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not every day that you see a pedigreed pup share the runway with local celebrities clad in haute couture fashions created from garbage bags. Join Pittsburgh's classiest guys and girls for this season's trashiest event, "The 12(th) Annual Garbage Bag Gala." This most stylish crowd will be decked out in their dumpster duds to raise valuable dollars for homeless moms, dads and kids living in The Salvation Army's East Liberty...

2013-10-17 23:25:31

Company hosts regional Q4 conferences. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Software and affiliate marketing company Empower Network will bring 2,000 attendees and a projected local economic impact of $725,000 to Dallas for its affiliate conference at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel at 400 N. Olive St. on Oct. 18-20. “We are pleased to welcome the Empower Network attendees for their regional conference in Dallas, a city where optimism meets opportunity,” said Phillip J. Jones, president/CEO...

2013-10-16 08:34:20

Company hosts regional 4Q conferences WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The federal government might be shutdown, but one software and affiliate marketing company is creating its own economic stimulus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131016/PH98556LOGO ) Empower Network will bring 2,000 attendees and a projected local economic impact of more than $1.6 million to the greater Washington, D.C. area for its regional affiliate conference at the Hyatt Regency Crystal...

2013-10-10 23:19:46

The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its third round of quarterly grants for 2013. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in health and human services domains with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health issues, special needs populations and strategies to address the medically uninsured throughout the state of Ohio. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its third round of quarterly grants for 2013....