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2012-05-09 02:29:24

ATLANTA, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National United States Junior Chamber has named Atlantan Jessica Black as one of the 2012 Ten Outstanding Young Americans. Joining the ranks with honorees such as Bill Clinton, John F. Kennedy, Dick Cheney, Kurt Warner, Gale Sayers and Elvis Presley, Black, the first Georgian to receive this recognition in over 18 years, and nine others will be presented this award at the 74th annual black-tie ceremony to be held June 30th in Des Moines, Iowa. "I am...

2012-05-03 02:28:31

RALEIGH, N.C., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Washington, Managing Partner of Washington & Company and author of "Life Is a Choice: A Guide to Success in Life," was recently awarded the Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) award presented by the United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees). The TOYA award is one of the most prestigious awards in the country and is given to people who exemplify immense accomplishment and/or leadership in the community. The award was initiated in 1938,...

2012-04-11 02:23:44

RALEIGH, N.C., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Washington, Managing Partner of Washington & Company and author of Life Is a Choice: A Guide to Success in Life, was recently selected to be in the top 25 finalists to compete for the Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) award presented by the United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees). The TOYA award is one of the most prestigious awards in the country and is given to people who exemplify immense accomplishment and/or leadership in...

2010-11-11 11:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --The Grand Rapids Jaycees are pleased to announce WLAV personality Kevin Matthews, a fixture on morning radio and Art Van Furniture Executive David Van Elslander will lead the newly invigorated holiday parade through the streets of downtown Grand Rapids as Co-Grand Marshals of the 2010 Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees on Saturday, November 20th. The Santa Parade has signaled the beginning of the holiday season...

2010-06-03 09:50:00

The Run/Walk, sponsored in part by the Florham Park Jaycees will benefit The Billy and Ashley Streiter Memorial Scholarship Fund. FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heel Toe Running Co. today announced that it will once again partner with the Florham Park Jaycees, organizers of the 14th Annual Florham Park Jaycees 5K Race, to raise money for the Billy and Ashley Streiter Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of the Florham Park residents who were tragically killed in...

2010-04-02 06:45:00

BELLA VISTA, Ark., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement is a time of transition. It can be exciting and overwhelming, joyous and scary. In the current economic climate, retirement can mean financial uncertainty for some. In his new book, Don't Retire-Renew (published by Trafford), author and businessman Lou Kaufmann guides those preparing for retirement into "Renewalment." Don't Retire-Renew was written based on certain facts already established. First, that the reader is at the age where...

2009-06-02 08:37:00

The Run/Walk, sponsored in part by the Florham Park Jaycees, will benefit The Billy and Ashley Streiter Memorial Scholarship Fund. FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heel Toe Running Co. today announced that it will once again partner with the Florham Park Jaycees, organizers of the popular Florham Park Jaycees 5K Race, to raise money for the Billy and Ashley Streiter Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of the Florham Park residents who were tragically killed in 2003....

2008-08-21 15:00:48

Olympic Steel, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS) announced that Tami Curran is the 2008 recipient of the Chairman's Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes employees for extraordinary contributions to the community or special initiative, resourcefulness and courage in an emergency situation on or off the job. Ms. Curran was presented with the award at a ceremony that took place on July 31, at the Corporate Office in Cleveland. Tami is a 10th degree member of the Schaumburg, Illinois Chapter of the...