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2014-09-16 23:06:57

Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs to Address its Scheduling Needs HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accepted the organization’s pro bono offer to examine and propose improvements to the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical facilities. This effort stems from revelations of falsified scheduling records and severe treatment...

2014-08-13 08:35:55

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that NetSuite.org was honored with an All-Star of Service Award at the Points of Light and A Billion + Change 2014 Conference on Volunteering and Service, for the creative and comprehensive pro bono initiative it has developed for NetSuite employees, and for being an overall engaged and...

2014-07-28 16:24:03

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is now accepting applications from nonprofit 501(c) 3 organizations serving women and children for consideration as our pro bono client for the January 2015-December 2016 term. Click here for the application. WWPR is a professional membership organization for women in the public relations and communications fields. Our primary goal is to provide professional development and networking...

2014-07-21 16:22:13

NEWARK, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the PSEG Foundation and the PSEG Law Department, the Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) will hold its next free legal counsel clinic for veterans and active duty military personnel on July 22, 2014. The Military Personnel/ Veterans Legal Assistance Project (MLAP) clinic will be held at PSEG's Corporate Headquarters, 80 Park Plaza, Newark, NJ. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO Clinics are held on...

2014-07-10 23:03:01

The Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI) is pleased to announce that Victoria B. Bjorklund has been named to its Board of Directors. Ms. Bjorklund, a Retired Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, is renowned for her expert counsel of public charities, private foundations, boards, and donors. SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Nutrition Science Initiative(NuSI) is pleased to announce that Victoria B. Bjorklund has been named to its Board of Directors. Ms. Bjorklund, a Retired...

2014-06-30 23:17:08

Salt Lake City website designers, UtahSites.com, recognizes the importance of supporting the community and is supporting charities and non-profits with no-cost web development. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As an independent, small business website design company in Utah, Utah Sites understands the importance of the little guys. In an effort to support their local charities and non-profits, Utah Sites has began offering pro bono website design for such groups. Founder and...

2014-06-17 16:26:20

Firm honored for community service innovation and outstanding results; 100% of employees volunteered in 2013 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advisory Board Company's Community Impact program received a 2014 Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence on Monday from Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award, given at the annual Conference on Volunteering and Service convened by Points of Light, recognizes outstanding...

2014-05-07 23:01:28

Struggling homeowners on Chicago’s north side may now get legal help thanks to a grant from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. The grant will enable law students from the John Marshall Law School, partnered with Northside Housing Cooperative (NHC), to provide additional legal assistance to home buyers in the city’s northern communities. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Struggling homeowners on Chicago’s north side may now get legal help thanks to a grant from Illinois Attorney General Lisa...

2014-03-26 23:02:10

Houston based Rand Group offered pro-bono website design work to global social enterprise organization. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 As an organization committed to helping the local community, Rand Group performed a small website project on behalf of the non-profit organization Social Venture Partners. Social Venture Partners (SVP) required a landing page to help communicate information to one of their local chapters regarding a funding initiative. This page was used to give SVP...

2014-03-13 08:25:23

Non-profit organizations have highlighted a number of important aspects of pro bono services in a bid to attract more people to volunteer work. OSLO, Norway, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Non-profit organizations have highlighted a number of important aspects of pro bono services in a bid to attract more people to volunteer work. According to many organizations, or organisasjoner in Norwegian, the main reason why a lot of people are yet to do volunteer work is because they...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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