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2011-05-26 10:26:00

LANGHORNE, Pa., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter S. Bodenheimer, chairman of the Woods Services Board of Trustees, announced today that Diana L. Ramsay has been named as the new president and chief executive officer of Woods Services, a private, non-profit provider of services to adults and children with complex behavioral and intellectual disabilities. Ramsay will succeed Dr. Robert Griffith who is retiring after 24 years as Woods' president and CEO. (Photo:...

2011-05-02 12:08:00

LAS VEGAS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Another exciting Tiger Jam culminated Saturday night as John Mayer and Keith Urban took the stage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for a sensational concert which helped raise approximately $750,000 for programs of the Tiger Woods Foundation. The 2011 Tiger Jam once again provided a VIP weekend for guests including an exclusive clinic and Q&A with Tiger Woods, John Cook and surprise guest Darius Rucker; an evening...

2011-03-23 05:00:00

Tiger Woods: My Swing is the first mobile app to provide instruction and golf swing video analysis directly from Tiger Woods Proceeds from the app to benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation IRVINE, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tiger Woods Foundation (www.tigerwoodsfoundation.org) and Shotzoom® (www.shotzoom.com), the leader in active lifestyle mobile applications, announced the launch of Tiger Woods: My Swing for the iPhone and iPod touch. Available...

2010-11-01 17:07:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashton Woods USA L.L.C. today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Kenneth S. Balogh, currently the Company's Chief Operating Officer, as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2011. Tom Krobot, who has been Ashton Woods' President and Chief Executive Officer since 1995, will remain with the Company as Senior Advisor until his retirement at the end of May 2011. This period will allow for an orderly transition...

2010-05-26 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan, a Senior Policy Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, have called for professional golf superstar Tiger Woods and all major athletes to be tested for drugs in an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer. "At the White House last month, we asked Apolo Anton Ohno, the eight-time Olympic medalist speed skater if sports like baseball and golf should have the same stringent drug testing...

2010-04-08 17:04:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tabloid artist Xvala will introduce his latest art piece, the "Tiger Woods Rambovian Rosewood Glory Hole And Golf Furniture" in a soon to be revealed location on April 21st in Los Angeles, California. Today Tiger Woods returns to the PGA to contend at the 2010 Masters after a five month hiatus and media frenzied exploitation of his private affairs. In his return, Woods will have the support from some, including the notable sponsor Nike, as well as,...

2010-04-08 14:35:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 600 Americans revealed that viewers reported feeling confused and skeptical while watching a new Nike ad featuring Tiger Woods. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted by HCD Research on April 8, 2010 using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain viewers' perceptions of a new ad by Nike that features Tiger Woods and the voice of his late...

2010-04-08 06:30:00

TEANECK, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- John W. Woods Jr. and Iva Eulalia Newman Woods began raising a family in the north during the unsettling times of the Great Depression, World War II, and up to the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement. Minorities in a small Ohio town, the Woods family was prosperous for a time, and guided by John Woods' vision that his children would each get a college education. Despite the hardships they faced, daughter Marva Woods Stith relates the family's...

2010-04-06 15:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "An impressive return by Tiger Woods." "I wish Tiger Woods would just go away." These are two of thousands of opinions expressed online yesterday afternoon after Tiger Woods' press conference and they reflect the dichotomy of sentiment. WiseWindow, creators of Mass Opinion Business Intelligence (MOBI), today announced the company is using MOBI to discover and track the growth in Woods' total "share of opinion" as the Masters approaches. MOBI will...

2010-04-05 17:38:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national media study among 1,200 Americans revealed that the average ratings of favorability towards Tiger Woods increased from a score of 3.7 to a score of 3.9, on a scale of 1 to 7, after viewing video clips from Woods' press conference this afternoon. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted today by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain...


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2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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