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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...

2011-07-01 12:30:02

Online mentoring offers students in the field of agriculture and natural resources enhanced insight into career opportunities and college life Mentoring is a recognized tool in career development and advancement. It brings a personal element to what might otherwise be a confusing process. Mentors can provide insight into the unwritten rules and culture of the professional workplace. With the click of a mouse, a student can have access to an ementor, a career professional who can expand the...

2011-06-15 06:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, American Airlines will join with entertainer Steve Harvey to host more than 100 boys from Dallas and across the country, June 16 - 19, during the Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend at the Steve Harvey Ranch in Little Elm, Texas. Steve Harvey, American Airlines employee volunteers, including African-American pilots and aircraft mechanics, will be on hand to meet and mentor the teenage boys, who will learn about the...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

DALLAS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to mentors, 81-year-old Michael Trueblood and 29-year-old Shatia Y. Edwards are in the eyes of Big Brothers Big Sisters - the best of the best. The donor and volunteer supported national mentoring network has named Trueblood national Big Brother of the Year and Edwards national Big Sister of the Year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO ) Comcast Corporation, sponsor of the 2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters...

2011-06-08 14:20:00

EAST PALO ALTO, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Youth Impact Program and three-time Super Bowl champion with the San Francisco 49ers; along with Stanford Director of Athletics Bob Bowlsby; Stanford Head Football Coach David Shaw; and San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh; announced Monday that one of the nation's most innovative summer mentoring initiatives for disadvantaged youth, the Youth Impact Program, will hold its...

2011-05-25 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of high school juniors and seniors participating in the Architecture/Construction/Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program now are able to participate in an innovative E-mentoring program about sustainable design co-collaborated and developed by ACE and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The program is supported by a generous gift from AT&T. The Sustainable Design Award (SDA) program has arisen out of ACE's extensive experience...

2011-05-13 10:52:34

In a time of transition for rural African-American young adults, natural mentors in the community help them stay focused on their goals and avoid potential difficulties associated with emerging adulthood, according to findings from an ongoing University of Georgia study. The study, published in the early online edition of American Journal of Community Psychology, is part of a broader research program called the Adults in the Making project, which is aimed at helping rural African Americans...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orlando Magic franchise player and Olympic Gold Medalist Dwight Howard has joined Big Brothers Big Sisters as a celebrity ambassador in a viral PSA to support Start Something(TM), a national campaign urging all adults -- not just volunteers -- to support quality, long-term mentoring to help children who face adversity beat the odds. In conjunction with the recent launch of his new D12 Foundation, Howard has donated $10,000 to Big Brothers Big...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.