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2010-05-06 18:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's Bono joined President Clinton, Mayor Bloomberg and 1,300 members of the Irish-American business, political and arts communities at the American Ireland Fund 35th Anniversary New York Gala at the Lincoln Center Thursday to raise $3 million for Irish and Irish-American projects. Despite the economic downturn on both sides of the Atlantic, this year's special anniversary gala - one of the largest annual events of its kind among the global Irish Diaspora...

2010-04-28 14:22:00

The Levon Helm Band to Perform; NYC Mayor Bloomberg to Speak NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three luminaries of the music, news and sports broadcasting professions will be honored in New York City on May 5 at WFUV Radio's Annual Gala 2010. Legendary singer, musician and multiple Grammy-winner Levon Helm will receive the WFUV Sound & Vision Award; Baseball Hall of Fame member Ernie Harwell, longtime broadcaster for the Detroit Tigers, will receive the Vin Scully...

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2010-04-27 07:31:00

In a campaign started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 16 U.S. food companies pledged Monday to cut salt levels in their food products. Bloomberg's campaign, the National Salt Reduction Initiative, is a grouping of cities and health organizations that are working to reduce salt content in restaurants and packaged foods by 25 percent within the next five years. Companies who pledged to join the initiative include Au Bon Pain, Goya, Mars Food US, Kraft, Starbucks, Heinz, Subway, UNO...

2010-04-19 05:00:00

Case study on PlaNYC serves as a roadmap to help other cities achieve greater sustainability by replicating New York's innovative planning process and adopting its 10 keys to success NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new case study released today provides an unprecedented in-depth look at how the City of New York developed its renowned sustainability plan, PlaNYC, and how this planning process laid the groundwork for New York's emergence as a leading sustainable city....

2010-04-10 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The doctors of St. Vincent's Hospital join together in alliance with local members of the New York State Nurses Association to take a stand against the closing of this essential 160-year-old medical institution, and call for the prompt reversal of this action. Representing the one thousand medical practitioners tied to this institution, we are alarmed at the risk to the health and safety of our patients, and the entire lower West Side community. We...

2010-04-08 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE), the leading non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the United States image abroad through American art, announced today that it will honor the Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, with the second annual Leonore and Walter Annenberg Award for Diplomacy through the Arts. Artist Ellsworth Kelly, who designed the official award, will present it to Mayor Bloomberg at...

2010-03-17 11:37:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Carol Massar of Bloomberg Television will serve as master of ceremonies of the M&A Advisor's 4th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala in at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday, March 22. "We are delighted to have Carol as the master of ceremonies for our 4th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO, The M&A Advisor. "Her winning personality and business acumen will truly help make it a memorable evening." Ms. Massar is the...

2010-03-02 15:05:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- At a special ceremony exactly one hundred years after the founding of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presented the Association's Board of Directors with a proclamation announcing February 24, 2010 as 'Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association Day'. The presentation took place in the Blue Room at City Hall. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100302/NY63773) Mayor Bloomberg...

2010-01-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Bike New York announced today that Kenneth J. Podziba has been appointed president and CEO. Podziba, who served as New York City Sports Commissioner since 1998, replaces Pam Tice, the executive director of Bike New York since its establishment as a non-profit organization in 2000. The organization's premier event is the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour; Podziba is joining the staff in the ramp-up to the 33rd annual ride on Sunday, May 2. "I couldn't be...

2010-01-20 15:22:00

Group Says a 10-Year Phase Out is Enough Time for Buildings to Convert NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised Mayor Bloomberg for addressing the pressing issue of toxic heating oil in New York City during his State of the City speech this afternoon. The mayor pledged that his administration will be "greening the heating fuels used in our schools and big buildings." The mayor's announcement follows an EDF report last month showing that...