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2014-04-17 23:07:14

Students throughout Washington, DC stepped up to create innovative solutions to improve their local watershed. Out of 13 proposals submitted to the Caring for Our Watersheds competition, supported by Earth Force and sponsored by international agriculture company Agrium, 5 have been selected for a chance to put their proposals into action. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Students throughout Washington, DC stepped up to create innovative solutions to improve their local watershed. Out...

2014-04-15 08:24:34

-- Current President of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to Join the Global Leader in Performing Arts Management -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG Artists, the global leader in the performing arts and lifestyle events management, today announced that Michael Kaiser, the outgoing President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will serve as Co-Chairman, effective September 1, 2014. He will serve alongside Barrett Wissman, who will continue...

2014-04-10 23:23:53

Organization Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Empowering Women in the Technology Industry FAIRFAX, Va. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Women In Technology (WITSM), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.-area technology community, today announced the winners of the 15th annual Leadership Awards. The awards honor leading female professionals who have excelled as mentors, exemplified unique vision as well as embodying the WIT mission. Winners...

2014-04-09 23:23:12

Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, J.D., CFRE brings a proven leadership track record and passion for positive change Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) is pleased to announce Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, J.D., CFRE, as its new Chief Executive Officer. “AG Bell is delighted to welcome Emilio Alonso-Mendoza to its community. His comprehensive experience, proven leadership track record and deep passion for positive...

2014-04-09 16:21:42

- New customer option debuts on double-decker bus fleet in New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Boston & Philadelphia on May 28 NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, plus a reservation fee, today announced a new reserved-seating program to/from select cities in North America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/CG01951 The new service option allows customers to choose from 10 popular seats for a...

2014-04-08 16:26:04

IACC and French Customs combine forces to knock out rogue counterfeit merchants PARIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This March, French Customs (DNRED) and the IACC, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization committed to combating trademark counterfeiting and piracy, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that enhances cooperation between the two organizations regarding the enforcement of trademarks and copyrights. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/DC01075...

2014-04-08 08:28:07

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest and longest-running educational program is collaborating with the world's largest software company. Today, the Scripps National Spelling Bee named Microsoft Corp. the Official Technology Champion of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. "Like the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Microsoft is deeply committed to supporting educators and educational programs. In fact, since 2003, Microsoft has partnered with educators to impact...

2014-04-07 00:21:40

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCTV America, the U.S. production arm of China Central Television, rolls out a new slate of programming this week. As ships rush to probe signals in the search for Malaysian Air 370, as ballots are counted in Afghanistan, and as the American Defense Secretary arrives for talks in Beijing, CCTV America expands its news programming beginning at 6 p.m. US Eastern time Monday, April 7(th). A new CCTV News Hour debuts at 7 p.m. U.S. Eastern...

2014-04-04 16:22:15

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Redskins alumni joined forces with Clark Construction Group, the Community Preservation and Development Corporation (CPDC) and KaBOOM! to build a playground for children in the CPDC Cedar Heights community in Southeast Washington, D.C. today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/MN98885) The build kicked off at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

2014-04-01 23:30:36

The youngest group of children to build an intelligent robot from idea to prototype in eight months will present ARVI (Autonomous Robot for the Visually Impaired) during National Robotics Week in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., April 4 and April 5, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ARVI was created by The Robotics Inventors Club™ or The RIC, with sponsorship from ENSCO, Inc., an engineering, science and advanced technology solutions company headquartered in...