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2012-10-10 15:20:21

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The international business execution firm, McKinney Rogers, announced today the release of The Commando Way: Better Business Execution by CEO and Founder Damian McKinney. The book is published by LID Publishing. All proceeds are being donated to the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund and USMC charities. The Commando Way is available on Amazon and at select book stores in the U.S. and the U.K. As Neville Isdell, former Chairman and CEO,...

2012-08-09 02:26:10

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) announced today that it has been chosen to represent Portraits of Service, published by Patton Publishing, in association with Patton Foundation, which seeks to help veterans and their families. Portraits of Service focuses public attention on living veterans of all wars who have made personal sacrifices and, in many cases, undergone the horrors of combat. Photographers Robert Miller and Andrew Wakeford approached...

2011-11-17 11:08:00

Keynote Address Headlines Community Symposium Hosted by St. Christopher's School; Presenting Sponsor MWV RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 900 students, adults and their mentors from over 80 Richmond-area non-profit organizations will comprise a significant portion of the audience for General Colin L. Powell's presentation on leadership on Friday, November 18. The evening kicks off Building Leaders from the Inside Out, the third in an ongoing series of...

2011-10-13 13:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. Colin Powell, U.S. Army (ret.) and Alma Powell, the founding and current chairs of the America's Promise Alliance, respectively were named the Policy Leaders of the Year by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). The honor is annually given to a national or state policymaker in recognition of their contributions to education. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091016/DC90501LOGO) "Few people in...

2011-06-30 09:58:00

HARTFORD, Conn., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Colin Powell will deliver the Keynote Address at the inaugural World Youth Peace Summit, hosted by the Institute for International Sport. General Powell's address will be delivered on Sunday, July 3 at 7:00 pm at the University of Hartford Athletic Center. At 6:00 pm on July 3, General Powell will meet with 20 World Youth Peace Summit participants, ages 15 to 19. Each participant has been specially selected for their...

2010-12-13 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14: JIMMY DOOLITTLE Profile America -- Tuesday, December 14th. Today marks the birthday of one of America's true aviation heroes -- Jimmy Doolittle, born in Alameda, California in 1896. He is best remembered for...

2010-11-17 09:08:00

HARPER WOODS, Mich., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidasports, LLC has announced the expansion of its sales staff with the hiring of two new sales executives to serve its Midwest and West Coast markets, it was announced today. Avidasports has hired Matt Patton as Regional Sales Manager for its Midwest operations and Bennett Clark as Regional Sales Manager for its West Coast Operations, it was announced by Bill Burnett, Vice President of Sales for the company. "The marketplace is very...

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2010-11-17 09:27:52

An assistant archivist at the National Portrait Gallery was conducting research on the museum's founder when he made an astonishing discovery--relics from the tomb of medieval British King Richard II sitting, unbeknownst to the world, in a cigarette box. The artifacts were uncovered by Krzysztof Adamiec, who had been going through the diaries and notebooks of National Portrait Gallery founder Sir George Scharf. Adamiec was cataloging Scharf's papers when he discovered the box, which was dated...

2009-08-20 11:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The East Bay legal team that recently won a multi-million dollar case against a national luxury homebuilder/developer has announced the formation of a new law office: Patton Martin & Sullivan LLP, the result of a restructuring of McNichols Beers LLP. Steve McNichols, who has been a prominent litigator in the Bay Area for over 30 years, played a key role in the creation of this team of highly successful litigators that will be led by John...

2009-02-08 23:01:00

Patton and JTS announce mutual commitment to 100% revenue growth in the world's second largest economy. As Master Distributor for Japan, JTS provides local inventory of Patton products with Japanese-language sales, marketing and technical support. GAITHERSBURG, Md. and YOKOHAMA, Japan, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Patton -- the leader in business and carrier-class network access, connectivity, VoIP and triple-play equipment -- and JTS Corporation announce today a strategic partnership that...


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Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

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