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2014-06-17 12:25:59

Special Guests Include HRSA Administrator Mary Wakefield; Nationally Recognized Nurse Practitioners Championing Innovative Care Delivery; and Country Music Superstar Martina McBride NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today kicks off its 2014 National Conference, the largest annual gathering of nurse practitioners (NPs) in the country. The event brings together approximately 5,300 NPs for more than 250...

2014-06-12 08:21:36

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION WILL SUPPORT GRANTS FOCUSED ON CONSERVATION AND MORE WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded Impact Grants to nine national parks thanks to a $1.4 million donation from Subaru of America. Subaru made this significant contribution to the National Park Foundation through the sixth annual "Share the Love" event. For every new vehicle sold or leased during the event,...

2014-06-10 12:24:00

NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION PROGRAM WILL ENHANCE AND IMPROVE AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded Disneynature Impact Grants to 14 national parks thanks to the significant support generated during opening week of Disneynature's "Bears." These grants provide critical financial support needed to transform innovative, yet underfunded, ideas into successful in-park...

2014-05-29 08:20:51

National Power Supply offers better pricing with expanded inventory on the Cummins 6.7 for sale by utilizing independent builders. YAKIMA, Wash., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Power Supply (NPS) now offers the Cummins 6.7 for sale and is now available. This is great news for those looking to purchase the Cummins 6.7 engines with a single purchase or even in bulk. NPS offers the engines at the best prices and best shipping rates allowed. NPS has many return customers and even...

2014-05-22 23:12:27

ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR) recognizes Converged Technology Professionals, Inc., an award winning Gold Champion ShoreTel Partner, for their outstanding achievement in customer satisfaction and loyalty for the period of October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Converged Technology Professionals, Inc. announced today its recognition by ShoreTel, a leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) solutions, for their outstanding achievement...

2014-05-21 16:23:08

Ford Administration NPS Director Gary Everhardt Joins Coalition of National Park Service Retirees; Group Played Vital Role in 2013 Sequestration/Government Shutdown Battle. WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From its humble beginnings as a group of just three former National Park Service (NPS) employees speaking out in 2003 against proposed cuts to national park budgets to a major advocacy organization representing a collective 30,000 years of NPS work experience, the...

2014-05-21 12:22:49

Thirty-nine National Parks Receive America's Best Idea Grants WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded $640,022 in grants to 39 national parks through its America's Best Idea program. Inspired by Ken Burns' critically acclaimed documentary "The National Parks: America's Best Idea," this program builds partnerships between national parks and community, state, and other public...

2014-05-15 12:24:49

THIRTY-SEVEN NATIONAL PARKS AWARDED 2014 ACTIVE TRAILS GRANTS WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded 37 grants totaling $700,687 to national parks selected to participate in the 2014 Active Trails program. Now in its sixth year, the Active Trails program supports healthy living by getting people out and active in national parks through projects that help restore, protect, and/or...

2014-05-14 08:38:00

Study also shows use of mobile devices by customers to provide feedback to companies surged to 60 percent in 2013 PALO ALTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medallia® (www.medallia.com), the global leader in SaaS Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, today released its annual Customer Benchmark Research Study. The free report shows that organizations where employees, from the C-suite to the frontline, engage with customer experience feedback simply achieve greater customer...

2014-05-08 12:27:53

DISNEY TO MATCH $250,000 IN PUBLIC SUPPORT WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, launched "Open OutDoors for Kids," a new initiative dedicated to getting young people outdoors and active in America's national parks. Disney has joined the National Park Foundation as the lead sponsor of "Open OutDoors for Kids," helping 100,000 youth experience a national park, many of them for the first time....


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