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2012-10-09 11:28:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The HSC Foundation formally entered into an agreement with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at a signing ceremony with the organization's two lead executives. Dr. Thomas W. Chapman, President and CEO of The HSC Foundation, and Dr. Alan E. Guttmacher, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today establishing...

2012-10-03 23:03:59

Shriver will discuss his new book, “A Good Man, Rediscovering My Father Sargent Shriver” Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Nashville Public Library presents Mark Shriver Oct. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Nashville Public Library on 615 Church Street. A year after the legendary Sargent “Sarge” Shriver succumbed to Alzheimer´s, his son Mark Shriver wrote a memoir about the man who made such contributions to history as founding the Peace Corps, Head Start, and serving...

2012-10-02 06:24:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that Scott Keogh, President of Audi of America, will serve as Chairman of the Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C. More than 1,400 people are expected to participate in the Challenge - a charity walk, run and ride to...

2012-10-02 02:21:06

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- October 16-28, 2012 will mark the 50(th) anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. One of the forgotten yet crucial details of the crisis are the low-level reconnaissance missions--designated as Operation Blue Moon -- flown by U.S. military pilots that proved to Kennedy that the Russians had moved missiles onto Cuba. In the book, Capt. Ecker tells the story of how on October 19, 1962, American military planners quietly ordered his squadron and their...

2012-09-26 14:20:53

CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kerry Kennedy visited Catalyst-Maria Elementary School, a charter public school at 6727 S. California Ave in the Marquette Park community in Chicago on September 20, 2012. One hundred and ninety-three third through fifth graders were highly engaged in a question and answer session and story-telling about Human Rights activists and what it means to be a change agent in the world. Kerry Kennedy, is the daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy...

2012-09-26 02:23:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 30 national Latino organizations, has written to Kennedy Center Chairman David Rubenstein to express its outrage at Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser's use of profanity to one of its member leaders, Felix Sanchez, Chairman of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts. "The fact that Latino artists have been locked out of the Kennedy Center Honors for more than...

2012-09-12 02:27:56

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For many, seeing well can be a struggle, especially when it comes to people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Approximately two percent of the global population, almost 200 million people, has ID and some estimates suggest that up to 40 percent of these individuals are also affected by some type of vision loss or abnormality. In light of this startling statistic, VSP Vision Care (VSP), the nation's leading not-for-profit vision care...

NASA Remembers Kennedy's Moon Speech
2012-09-11 13:50:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fifty years ago, On September 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy gave his famous "Moon Speech" at Rice University. Kennedy had given a call earlier the year before, just a month after the Soviets had sent cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin into space, to be the first country to land man on the moon within a decade. After his May 25, 1961 infamous Congressional address, the president took a trip to tour NASA facilities on September 12, 1962....

2012-08-07 06:24:04

-- Steve Hearst to be recognized with "Spirit of Leadership" award, Best Buddies International's highest honor -- More than 1,500 people to participate in the charity walk, run and ride benefiting Best Buddies International CARMEL, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce...

2012-06-15 14:20:27

BOSTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The thrill of victory, joy and fatherhood will be celebrated in Boston this weekend as the city welcomes the 2012 Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games. From June 15-17, athletes with intellectual and developmental disabilities - supported by their coaches, families and dedicated volunteers - will challenge each other and themselves as they compete in aquatics, athletics, gymnastics, power lifting, tennis and volleyball. In...