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2012-11-28 08:30:33

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicone breast implants were once villainized to the point of being banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That was 20 years ago, the same year Microsoft released Windows 3.1, Prince Charles and Princess Diana separated, and the Space Shuttle Endeavour made her maiden voyage. The FDA reversed its ruling in 2006, after implant manufacturers Allergan and Mentor proved there was no connection between their implants and various...

2012-11-13 16:24:37

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Investments Associates CEO Rudy J. Baldoni has accepted an appointment to join Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's Board of Directors. Baldoni has been on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County for more than a decade, most recently as Chairman, and has been steadfast in his commitment to serving the children of Southern California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/PH12429)(Logo:...

2012-10-18 11:24:51

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EMI gospel recording artist, VaShawn Mitchell is a two-time Grammy nominated, six-time Stellar award winner, composer, philanthropist, motivational speaker and founder of The Norman Youth Arts Foundation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/PH95524 ) With the release of his latest CD "Created 4 This," Mitchell will partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Brothers in Action to nationally recruit more African...

2012-10-18 07:24:27

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack in the Box® restaurants today launched a holiday fundraiser benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters. For just $1, plus tax, guests may purchase a limited-edition Nutcracker Jack ornament with net proceeds benefiting the youth-mentoring organization. (Available at participating Jack in the Box restaurants while supplies last.) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO) (Photo:...

2012-10-09 07:25:19

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're sick of seeing young people turn to crime, vandalism and substance abuse instead of developing their potential and contributing to society because no one is giving them the guidance and direction all youths need and deserve, you can become empowered to step up and help. Mentor or Die: The Ultimate Blueprint to Developing a Mentoring Mindset by Kevin Hall can educate and motivate you to become a real leader in your community and...

2012-09-19 10:23:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a national champion for youth mentoring, called on House colleagues at this morning's Boys & Girls Clubs of America Congressional breakfast to support his bipartisan resolution saluting the BGCA for its unique role in enhancing the lives of millions of American youth. "We see in these young people the potential and the possibility," Fattah said at the breakfast. Fattah last week introduced H. Res....

2012-09-17 02:30:01

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is launching LatinoBigs.org, the nation's first bilingual website focused on one-to-one long-term youth mentoring services. The website will feature and engage Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors and mentees; families, supporters and donors. "With the launch of LatinoBigs.org, we celebrate progress we have made in employing culturally relevant...

2012-08-20 02:27:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Ad Council are joining the Miss America Organization to announce a national collaboration to promote one-to-one long-term staff supported mentoring to help kids achieve in school and succeed in life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO ) Miss America Laura Kaeppeler made the announcement during a special tour and luncheon with Big Brothers Big Sisters "Littles" at the David Rubenstein Atrium...

2012-08-12 23:00:33

Create Now thanks Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi and their charity No More Poverty for their support. Create Now is a youth creative arts and mentoring program in Southern California. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Create Now, a creative arts and mentoring program for youth, is pleased to receive the support of the Omidi brothers, Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, through their charity No More Poverty (nmp.org). Create Now programs foster change in the lives of high-risk and...

2012-08-01 02:32:36

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Expertus, a global provider of next-gen, cloud-based learning systems and strategies, today announced the results from its ExpertusONE(TM) LMS Big Brothers Big Sisters pilot program. The first stage in a three-year contract to provide learning management technology and services to 630,000 Big Brothers Big Sisters employees, volunteer mentors, mentees and families nationwide, found 84 percent of program learning participants reported...