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2010-03-15 06:40:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Women love a man who can cook. With that in mind, Nashville based singer/songwriter Matt Moore presents the perfect solution for any guy looking to impress a woman in the kitchen. Released today, Have Her Over for Dinner: A Gentleman's Guide to Classic, Simple Meals (ISBN 978-0615318790) is a book that emphasizes the basics, without requiring dozens of ingredients or expensive equipment to complete outstanding meals. "Great meals start with great...

2010-03-05 12:08:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell recognizes the value of good nutrition and regular exercise in promoting good health as he proclaims March 8-12 Older Pennsylvanians' Nutrition Awareness Week. "It's important for all Pennsylvanians - including older citizens -- to take good care of their health," said Governor Rendell. "Eating properly and getting adequate exercise can go a long way to maintaining good health." Pennsylvania invests more...

2010-03-03 13:32:00

FORT BELVOIR, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the Defense Logistics Agency's ongoing support to humanitarian operations in earthquake-stricken Haiti, the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia recently supplied 2.7 million ready-to-eat meals to the Haitian people. DSCP worked with its industry partners to supply the meals to the U.S. Agency for International Development, which joined with the World Food Program to distribute the meals in the hardest hit areas of the...

2010-02-25 11:36:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask any corporate CFO who manages multiple offices and large, remote sales forces how they manage their spending on meals for corporate events, and you're likely to get a shrug of the shoulders. In an era of micromanagement of nearly every corporate expense line, it's still a challenge for many corporations to know who's spending what on delivered meals. One web-based corporate catering service sees huge opportunity in the need for control...

2010-02-24 16:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are urged to check on older relatives and neighbors to help assure their safety during periods of severe weather, Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall said today. "Older citizens, many of whom live alone, can use help in getting their medications or going to a doctor's office. Some may need items from the grocery store or help with shoveling a path to their mail box," Hall said. "It's important to check on these neighbors...

2010-02-09 08:36:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, serving more than 2.8 million school meals daily to students in more than 470 school districts nationwide, announced today its participation in First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to eliminate childhood obesity within a generation. Collectively, Sodexo and its industry partners serve over 750 million school meals annually. The agreement will affect 135,000 students in the 2010-2011...

2010-01-27 18:59:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Convoy of Hope launched a texting campaign today with the goal of raising $2 million that can provide 10 million meals for hungry children and families in Haiti. "In Haiti we have strong supply lines, strategic points of distribution, longstanding partnerships and a dedicated team that can get food, water and supplies where they are needed most," says Jim Batten, executive vice president of Convoy of Hope. "But we need help to reach our...

2010-01-20 07:00:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Barilla is helping families make 2010 the year they improve their time spent together around the table through a program called "Share Your Dinnertime Moments." An extension of the recently launched Barilla "Share the Table" campaign, the program encourages families to share dinnertime stories via photos, videos or blog posts that describe how they have made dinnertime more meaningful, enjoyable and delicious. All eligible submissions will be...

2010-01-12 09:17:00

BALTIMORE, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- To help increase awareness of the availability of after-school feeding programs, a pilot program will jumpstart the OrchKids, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's (BSO) music program, with 60 days of complimentary meals. Many after-school programs to enrich needy children remain unaware of the availability of federal funding to provide nutritious meals at no cost to the organizations. OrchKids is a year-round after-school program designed to create...

2010-01-04 15:48:00

IVANHOE, Minn., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Child Care & Nutrition, Inc. (CCNI) is pleased to announce a grant for daycare providers who apply for licensing for the first time in most areas of Minnesota. The grant, up to $160, will help pay for background checks, licensing fees and equipment required to run a licensed family child care home. Once licensed, a provider is eligible for other benefits, including participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The...


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