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2011-10-14 12:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of New Zealand and the ONE Campaign will host "A Special Tribute to U.S. Military Members, Their Families and Their Legacies," Thursday, October 20, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. Featuring a special performance by world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns, the invitation-only ticketed Embassy gala will benefit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the USO of Metropolitan Washington. This will be Kearns' second performance at the New...

2011-10-04 15:15:00

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall and into the holiday season, military parents about to deploy will have the chance to arrange for shared story time with their children even after they leave for their tours of duty, through United Through Reading's Military Program. Operation Record a Story, a program sponsored by Publications International, Ltd. (PIL), has donated thousands of books, many from its award-winning Record a Story(TM) collection, to the nonprofits USO...

2011-09-14 08:41:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HandySoft (www.handysoft.com), a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) technology and solutions, is proud to announce that its President and CEO, Harry Clarke, has been named a member of the Board of Directors of USO of Metropolitan Washington. "I'm very honored to have the opportunity to get involved with this outstanding organization, that does so much to support our servicemembers and their families," said Harry Clarke,...

2011-09-01 17:26:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Craneway Pavilion--the world-class, sustainably designed 45,000-square-foot venue at historic Ford Point in Richmond, CA--announces a diverse calendar of fall events to draw visitors to its beautiful waterfront location. With highlights including festivals, expos, evening entertainment, and sports, Craneway Pavilion offers attractions suited to a wide range of tastes and interests in a state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate up to...

2011-08-08 17:47:00

DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen Choice 2011 mega-stars Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift were among more than 50 stars who wrote and autographed personal messages to U.S. military families with loved ones oversees. Along with the messages, MetroPCS Communications, Inc. donated $5,000 worth of international long distance calling cards to the USO's Military Family Care Package program, helping to connect families who are separated by deployments. (Photo:...

2011-07-01 16:16:00

CINCINNATI, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) proudly extends its partnership with the USO during the July 4th holiday weekend to celebrate and thank the men and women of the armed forces and their families. Customers and associates at all locations of the Kroger family of stores are invited to show their appreciation for our military families by donating spare change in specially-marked coin boxes at check stands, or by rounding up their purchases at registers. All...

2011-06-30 14:49:00

RED BANK, N.J., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty pairs of bright eyes grew even brighter when they landed on new bicycles at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Red Bank, N.J. yesterday, courtesy of the USO and Pepsi Beverages Company (PBC). The bikes were donated to children of service families based at Fort Monmouth by the USO, and were sponsored and assembled by PBC employees. Each child that received a bicycle has a family member who is currently serving in the armed services - some...

2011-06-16 13:40:00

LYNCHBURG, Tenn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As citizens prepare to celebrate our nation's independence on July 4th, the Jack Daniel Distillery is asking they take a few moments to support our troops by signing a message of support through the Toast to the Troops Card Campaign. By visiting www.JDToastTheTroops.com, supporters can sign a "toast" - a message of support for our servicemen and women. The distillery will collect the toast cards and include them in special care packages sent...

2011-05-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Taste of Home, the #1 food and entertaining brand in the world, has partnered with the USO to provide a simple way for Americans to say thanks to our military and their families by donating 10 cents for each unique visitor to their new Flag Cake recipe on the magazine's website (www.tasteofhome.com/uso). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/NY09350) This patriotic promotion will kick off on Memorial Day and continue through the...

2011-05-22 00:02:18

An electronic cigarette company, South Beach Smoke, will be donating 5% of the proceeds from their Memorial Day offer to the United Service Organization (USO). Electronic cigarettes are hand-held electronic devices that contain reusable batteries and disposable cartridges. South Beach Smoke's e-cigarettes flash vaporize a liquid nicotine solution producing vapor instead of smoke. Each cartridge is equivalent to one-and-a-half packs of traditional cigarettes. Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 21,...