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2014-04-13 23:02:52

Catholic Schools take advantage of security and convenience of cloud-based school management software. Barrington, NH (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Computer Resources LLC, publisher of the MMS Student Information Platform announced today that The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has selected cloud-based MMS Online to provide centralized student information services for their school system. Eliminating the overhead of software licensing, server maintenance, and multiple vendor...

2014-01-30 12:27:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today invited artists across Pennsylvania to apply by Feb. 28 for an opportunity to showcase their work in Art of the State(®): Pennsylvania 2014, a juried art exhibition. The exhibition will run from June 21 to Sept. 7 at The State Museum in Harrisburg. Artists who are Pennsylvania residents can compete in five categories: -- Painting -- Works on paper -- Photography -- Sculpture --...

2014-01-16 16:22:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts today announced the regional championship locations for the 2014 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. High school-aged finalists will compete for a chance to represent their region at Pennsylvania's state championship to be held at the Governor's Residence in March. Each student memorizes and performs three poems selected from print and online poetry anthologies. Students are...

2014-01-04 12:20:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 98(th) Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry. "The Farm Show is a celebration of a way of life here in the commonwealth," said Governor Corbett. "Every Pennsylvanian depends on our 62,000 farm families, and they deserve our heartfelt thanks." The show's theme, "Pennsylvania Farms: Growing for You," highlights how farmers and agribusinesses grow...

2013-12-31 16:22:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their photographs from this year's show in the annual photo contest and win prizes. "Each Farm Show brings a new set of memories to capture and share," Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. "Don't miss the chance to show off your best 2014 Farm Show snapshot and compete for cash and a VIP parking space." Anyone visiting the show is eligible, and the top three entries will be...

2013-12-05 12:23:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvanians will benefit from new recreational opportunities, expanded protection of natural resources and locally-driven community projects as a result of more than $38 million in new grants to be distributed across the state. The Community Conservation Partnership Program grants will support 201 conservation and recreation projects in 62 counties. The grants will fund a variety of...

2013-11-25 23:00:11

Living Legacy Tree Planting Ceremony Took Place on November 19, 2013 at Gettysburg National Military Park as Part of Dedication Day Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership has launched a legacy project of national significance. The Living Legacy Project is a simple yet eloquent plan to plant one tree for each of the 620,000 soldiers who died, as a living memorial for their...

2013-11-18 12:28:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Civil War 150, the state's official program commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, is proud to announce the release of a new publication, "The Civil War in Pennsylvania: The African American Experience." The book is published by the Senator John Heinz History Center in partnership with Pennsylvania Civil War 150. The new, 240-page book features essays written by national experts on...

2013-11-08 12:20:19

Top Entries to be entered in National Competition HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania students are invited to depict aviation's importance to public safety by participating in the annual 2014 Aviation Art Contest. The contest theme, "Flying Saves Lives," aims to illustrate how aircraft can transport much-needed supplies or provide relief during emergencies. Entries must be postmarked by Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Entries from children ages 6 to 17 will...

2013-10-03 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa. , Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett recently announced the following appointments, nominations and confirmations. Appointments Citizens' Advisory Committee to the Chesapeake Executive Council Paul J. Bruder, Jr., Camp Hill Jennifer Reed-Harry, Harrisburg Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission Milton P. Brice, Harrisburg John S. Williamson, Wexford Michael A. Young, Mechanicsburg Nominations Advisory Committee on Probation...