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2012-05-21 02:23:47

ROSWELL, N.M., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, the city of Roswell, NM will be overrun by aliens and monsters! The city of Roswell and ENMU, in conjunction with classic horror and Sci-Fi magazine FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND, are teaming up to present the ROSWELL COMIC-CON & FILM FEST. Taking place June 22-23 & 24 2012 at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, the event will feature celebrities from such hit shows as METEORITE MEN and the POWER RANGERS, RYAN PENAGOS from...

2012-05-07 02:28:17

ROSWELL, N.M., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MainStreet Roswell, Roswell Parks and Recreation, and Roswell Lodgers Tax are presenting the MainStreet Roswell Fiddle and Griddle Festival June 8-9, 2012. What a wonderful way to celebrate the Centennial of our Great State. The Country's best fiddle players will compete in a two day event for $20,000 in prize money. This festival will feature local talent as well as musicians from far and wide. Multiple stages will be set up around the downtown...

2012-05-03 18:20:07

MOJAVE, CA, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR's innovative piston pump technology took a ride from Roswell, NM to Mojave, CA in April 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120503/LA01039) "We debated how best to put many hours of wear time on the critical bearing components of our rocket propellant piston pump, that are subject to significant wear and tear," said Dan DeLong, XCOR Chief Engineer. "This particular motorcycle, the Triumph Street Triple, develops about the same...

2012-05-01 02:32:36

ROSWELL, Ga., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans go to school or college every day. Unfortunately, their germs go right along with them to an environment where physical closeness and group activities can further accelerate their spread. Colds, flu and stomach illness are a major problem for educational facilities, with the common cold resulting in 189 million school days lost each year-and influenza causing nearly 38 million absences a year. [i],[ii] To help schools reduce...

2012-04-23 02:29:35

ROSWELL, Ga., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional* today announced the company now holds the largest portfolio of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certified towel and tissue products in North America. Nearly 97 percent of Kimberly-Clark Professional tissue and towel products in North America are Chain-of-Custody certified to standards set by the FSC, which is an independent nonprofit organization. FSC protects forests for future generations through third-party...

2012-04-18 10:21:03

ROSWELL, Ga. and TRENTON, N.J., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional*, a global leader in contamination control solutions for cleanrooms and laboratories, and TerraCycle, a leading recycler, today announced that they are expanding the world's first cleanroom and laboratory garment recycling initiative to include a pilot program for gloves after reaching key collection milestones in the program's first six months. Since the program's launch in October 2011, participating...

Taking The Bull By The Horns: Baumgartner Completes 13-mile Skydive
2012-03-16 07:21:57

Austrian skydiver extraordinaire Felix Baumgartner has joined an elite list of men who have jumped from the edge of space, after he landed safely from a nearly 72,000-foot jump yesterday near Roswell, New Mexico. The 70,000-foot-plus feat was first accomplished by Joe Kittinger in November 1959 when he skydived from 76,400 feet, and then again in 1960 from 102,800 feet. Russian Eugene Andreev jumped from 83,253 feet in 1962, landing him in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest...

2012-02-22 07:30:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a survey released today by Kimberly-Clark Professional, nearly four in five manufacturing workers agreed that shop towels should be banned if they are not 100 percent-free of hazardous materials after laundering. The survey exclusively targets production floor employees, and is representative of the millions of U.S. manufacturing workers who use shop towels every day, in industries such as automotive, aviation, printing, food and beverage...

2012-02-16 08:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional* has partnered with five leading health and wellness experts to judge entries to The Healthy Workplace Project* Award Program. The program is designed to recognize and reward companies that have made a comprehensive corporate commitment to hand hygiene and/or wellness initiatives in their workplaces. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/NE80571LOGO-b ) The panel of judges includes: Lisa Brosseau, Sc.D,...

2011-12-13 09:13:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this Friday, December 16, PGA TOUR Superstore will be bringing the ultimate shopping experience to golf and tennis enthusiasts in Palm Beach County, FL, with the opening of a 50,000 square-foot superstore in Delray Beach. The store is located in the Delray Crossing Shopping Center next to Target at 1040 Linton Boulevard, east of I-95. (Logo: <font size="2"...