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2011-05-11 00:00:28

First time NRA Show exhibitor, EyeClick, will be showcasing EyePlay interactive playground. (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 EyeClick is thrilled to be exhibiting at the upcoming National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The NRA Show is one of the largest and the most anticipated tradeshows for food service and hospitality in the world. The show offers an exceptional platform for networking with some of the top-most operators from the food service industry. NRA 2011 is a key event for all...

2011-01-31 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives from America's leading conservation, sportsmen's and hunting organizations testified earlier today in the Virginia Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee in support of legislation to allow Sunday hunting in the Old Dominion. Senate Bill 850 was introduced by State Senator J. Chapman Peterson and has the support of Gov. Bob McDonnell (R). "By allowing Virginia hunters to go afield on Sundays, we...

2011-01-25 12:20:00

Members of Congress, Kennedy Family Members and Others Join Daniel Hernandez in Supporting Mayors' Plan to Fix the National Gun Background Check System Full Plan Available at www.FixGunChecks.org NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced that Daniel Hernandez, the hero intern who first cared for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot, supports the mayors' proposal to fix the national gun background check system. Mr. Hernandez...

2010-06-28 10:26:00

CHICAGO, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Richard A. Pearson, Executive Director, Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA), regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the McDonald v. Chicago case: "On behalf of the officers, directors, and members of the Illinois State Rifle Association, and law-abiding citizens across Illinois, I would like to express my utter delight over the Supreme Court's decision in the McDonald case. Today is certainly a great...

2010-06-14 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, in negotiations over a bill to limit big money influence in political campaigns, is considering exempting the biggest such players in a move geared toward securing the support of the National Rifle Association. "This proposal is so outside the spirit of what Congress says it is trying to do that any supporter of real reform should be embarrassed to vote for it," said Paul Helmke, President...

2010-05-07 11:50:00

Charlotte, North Carolina hosts several Acres of Guns, Gear & Outfitters FAIRFAX, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to announce this year's Annual Meetings and Exhibits to be held at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina from May 14 - May 16. Members of the news media are welcome to cover this year's event. For press credentials, please call NRA Public Affairs at (703) 267-3820. Credentials will be available...

2010-05-07 06:00:00

CONCORD, N.C., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Speedway Children's Charities and the National Rifle Association are partnering with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to deliver the gift of hearing to more than 70 underserved children and adults throughout the Carolinas on May 10, noon to 4pm, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Members of the media are invited to attend the press conference and celebrity introductions with a welcome by Justin Osmond at 11:00am in the "Victory Circle." (Logo:...

2010-03-25 11:00:00

CHICAGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you a professional chef? Amateur home cook? Culinary school grad? A mom who makes a mean casserole? Culinary professionals and enthusiasts alike now have the opportunity to show off their cooking skills for the opportunity to experience culinary stardom in the third annual NRA Show Hot Chef Challenge 2010. The National Restaurant Association launched the contest on YouTube(TM) today with the help of reigning champion Kristina Vanni, who invites...

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2010-03-24 07:10:00

A little-known provision in the recently passed health care reform bill will require restaurant chains to display caloric content of their food offerings on menus and outside of drive-thru windows, Associated Press (AP) writer Mary Clare Jalonick reported on Tuesday. The new federal policy, which was written by Sen. Tom Harkin, the chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, is designed to standardize the way in which fast-food restaurants and other eateries display their...


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