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2014-03-27 12:26:18

PencilCase(TM) is an app maker and publisher designed for everyone to use, not just developers. No coding required. CALGARY, Alberta, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- App development company Robots & Pencils has reimagined HyperCard(TM) with the creation of PencilCase(TM), an app maker and publishing solution for the iPhone and iPad. Non-developers can soon create sophisticated, native iOS applications quickly and publish them instantly. Photo -...

2014-03-24 23:24:51

The fastest growing Los Angeles incubator-accelerator Be Great Partners has teamed up with global educational nonprofit, Pencils of Promise, to host their 2nd annual Pencils of Promise LA Benefit on April 3rd at 7pm at Unici Casa, 9461 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The fastest growing Los Angeles incubator-accelerator Be Great Partners has teamed up with global educational nonprofit, Pencils of Promise, to host their 2nd annual Pencils of...

2014-02-19 23:32:26

Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery by Christopher Sia teaches artists to create beautiful portraits easily. The site abb2u.com has presented a review to help people decide whether they should purchase this product. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Realistic Pencil Portrait Mastery by Christopher Sia is a new drawing course that teaches users to create beautiful pencil portraits. This course consists of clear instructions and illustrations that guide users to become professional portraitists step...

2014-02-13 23:00:27

Donation drive kicks off celebration of bestseller-writing program’s third anniversary. Entrepreneur Alicia Dunams partners with Pencils of Promise to announce a three-day campaign to build two schools in areas with great need. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Crowdsourcing can back films, fund inventions, and make many other dreams come true. Now, it will help build schools in developing countries. Entrepreneur Alicia Dunams partners with Pencils of Promise to...

2013-11-13 12:29:40

DUBLIN, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4zpsld/stationery ) has announced the addition of the "Stationery Products - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4zpsld/stationery ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Stationery Products in US$ Million by the...

2013-08-13 08:36:25

Social Media Campaign Provides Scholarships & Helps Send Up To 5,000 Students Back to School in Developing Nations NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the non-profit organization Pencils of Promise ("PoP") and Chegg, The Student Hub, announced a partnership to help ensure that children throughout the world have access to a quality education. The scholarship campaign donations made possible by Chegg will help send up to 5,000 students in PoP's global partner network back to school...

2013-05-21 12:21:35

PENCIL TO HONOR LOCAL LEADERS JETBLUE AIRWAYS, CHRISTOPHER HAYWARD, AND HOWARD CHATZINOFF FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC EDUCATION AT ANNUAL GALA NEW YORK, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PENCIL, the New York City-based nonprofit that improves school and student performance by creating innovative programs that target the intersection of school needs and business expertise, will celebrate three New York City business leaders for their commitment to local schools at Imagine...

2013-04-16 08:35:59

World's Leading Florist and Gift Shop Joins Global Movement to Support Education CARLE PLACE, N.Y., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for prom season, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLWS), the world's leading florist and gift shop, announces their collaboration with Pencils of Promise, an award-winning non-profit organization that helps children in the developing world gain access to quality education. Focused on building strong structures and sustainable education...

2012-07-30 02:27:49

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northeast Ohio native Gary Downing has created Qwick-Draw. "'Measure it, Mark it and Cut it FAST' is the mantra for this one-of-a-kind little device," says Downing. It's amazing how much time is spent reaching for, looking for or picking up a pencil that may have been dropped or forgotten when climbing up a ladder or on a rooftop. This simple device will make that a thing of the past! Not only can you draw a straight line with it and write down...

2012-06-19 06:31:42

NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies, a long-time PENCIL Partner and supporter, announced today it is broadening its relationship with PENCIL, a nonprofit organization that inspires innovative solutions through education. The company will provide an additional $1.2 million in grant funds for PENCIL's Wired for Success program, an initiative which will provide funding for PENCIL's Partnership Program over the next four years. As a worldwide IT leader, CA Technologies is...


Latest Pencil Reference Libraries

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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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