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2011-09-13 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters has teamed with Roadside Attractions, distributor of the new documentary, Thunder Soul, presented and executive produced by Jamie Foxx. In a new public service announcement (PSA), Foxx promotes the film while asking the public to support Big Brothers Big Sisters' quality mentoring programs, which are proven to help children overcome adversity to beat the odds. (Logo:...

2011-09-09 12:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters earns Philanthropedia's top ranking on a list of most recommended, high-impact national nonprofits serving at-risk youth. The nation's leader in quality, one-to-one youth mentoring, Big Brothers Big Sisters received praise for its effective mentoring model that leads to positive and measurable youth outcomes for children who face adversity, as well as for its organizational leadership and community outreach. (Logo:...

2011-08-30 07:01:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association is proud to announce that our CEO Laurie Cooke, RPh, CAE has been named the Mentor of the Year by the American Society of Association Executives. This award honors an outstanding mentor who has shared her time and expertise to guide, teach, support and encourage mentees on the journey to personal and professional success. The award will be presented at the In Honor of Women luncheon on...

2011-08-30 08:00:00

OXNARD, Calif., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WBC World Welterweight Boxing Champion Victor "Vicious" Ortiz joins Big Brothers Big Sisters to serve as a celebrity ambassador to help increase awareness for its quality mentoring programs that help children who face adversity beat the odds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO) The announcement comes two weeks before the mega-fight between Ortiz and Floyd "Money" Mayweather airing Sept. 17th on HBO live from...

2011-08-17 13:47:00

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purse Strings Network launched its brand-new, national innovative and interactive website [www.pursestringsnetwork.org]. This new national network of only women consultants and small business owners creates an intimate setting to proactively help one another achieve success in business and personal growth. Women will learn and share with one another in this ground-breaking online network. Membership consists exclusively of women-owned...

2011-08-11 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's board of directors has named Emily Chen Carrera as its newest member. She will hold a three-year term. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO) Chen Carrera's involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters began in 1992 when she became a volunteer mentor ("Big Sister") to a New York "Little" named Dennys. She also served more than 10 years as a member of one of the nationwide mentoring...

2011-08-08 17:37:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful debut in 2010, The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation will host the second annual Girls Who Rule The World Mentoring Weekend (GWRTW) to help teenage girls from diverse backgrounds successfully navigate the pressures and pitfalls of teenage life. Held on October 28-30, 2011 at the Marriott Evergreen Conference Center, this three-day, two night program will include influential women from business, music and entertainment who will...

2011-07-29 15:07:00

CRETE, Neb., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Petsch, Assistant General Manager at Farmland Foods and coordinator of the plant's Learners to Leaders® program, was honored today by the TeamMates Mentoring Program(TM) with their respected Local Champion Award, given to recognize individuals or businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the TeamMates Mission in their community. Founded by former University of Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne and his wife...

2011-07-19 08:30:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Charities, the charitable giving initiative of Cox Communications, will host its 2nd Annual Benefit Concert on Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Chrysler Hall in Norfolk. The concert will feature adult contemporary artists Earth Wind and Fire. Show time is 8 p.m. Proceeds from the concert will fund competitive grants from Cox Charities to deserving local non-profits. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on July 22nd via...

2011-07-19 08:15:00

Sessions to Provide Solutions for Small Business Challenges WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), has once again partnered with SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" to support NAMM's 3,000+ music products industry small business members with mentoring and information resources at two upcoming NAMM conventions. During the 2011 Summer NAMM annual convention being held July 21-23 in Nashville, TN, SCORE mentors...