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2014-07-03 12:21:23

ATLANTA, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, has named Adrienne Robinson Vice President, Business Development. Prior to her new appointment, Robinson served PAG in dual roles: She joined the company as Vice President, Business Development in 2012 and three months later was asked to take on the additional role of President, Precision...

2014-04-24 16:21:02

Doubling capacity, the new state-of-the-art facility to provide expanded services and create more jobs in the Greater Waco and Central Texas metro area. ROBINSON, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the grand opening of its new Central Texas service center in Robinson. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily freight...

2011-03-15 05:00:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) celebrated its 38th year with a star-studded gala at the Waldorf=Astoria on March 7, 2011. Attracting more than 1,000 supporters and over $1.4 million in donations, the Annual Awards Dinner paid tribute to those who embody the humanitarian ideals of Jackie Robinson and who helped raise money for the Foundation's premiere minority scholarship and mentoring program. Once again hosted by legendary entertainer Bill...

2011-02-10 11:21:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 15 largest independent PR agencies in the U.S., today announced the addition of the Jackie Robinson Foundation to its client roster. The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) is a not-for profit organization founded in 1973 as a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Jackie Robinson through the advancement of higher education among underserved populations. Uniquely, JRF provides generous four-year college scholarships in...

2009-09-17 13:08:44

The Houston Texans have fined cornerback Dunta Robinson $25,000 for a shoe stunt in Sunday's season-opener against the New York Jets, ESPN reported. Robinson, the team's franchise player, put a Pay me Rick message on his shoes, aimed at General Manager Rick Smith. The six-year veteran is upset about Smith's refusal to sign him to a long-term contract and makes $10 million this season. I knew it was coming, Robinson told reporters after Wednesday's practice. He said he spoke with Smith this...


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