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World Savvy and Macalester College’s Institute for Global Citizenship host Minnesota’s Third Annual World Affairs Challenge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CitizenWire) — On March 5, 2011, nearly 600 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota’s Third Annual World Affairs Challenge, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester […]

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United States and India Convene Joint Task Force to Reduce Climate-Damaging Chemicals

United States and India Convene Joint Task Force to Reduce Climate-Damaging Chemicals

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — During a February 18 United States-India workshop on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the United States and India agreed to convene a joint Task Force that will examine effective approaches to reduce the use of climate-damaging HFCs. The task force is being established in recognition of the challenges faced by the current phaseout of […]

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Ceceilyn Miller Institute

2011 N.J. Anti-Bullying Conference for School Districts June 9 at Rutgers University

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CitizenWire) — New Jersey’s new Anti-Bullying Law is one of the strongest in the country. In an effort to help school districts meet the law’s new challenges and responsibilities, the 2011 N.J. Anti-Bullying Conference will bring together key state and national scholars and practitioners to present their expertise and knowledge about bullying prevention.

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

Insurance Brokers are honored by Risk and Insurance magazine for their service to risk managers in the Transportation and Technology sectors

SAN MATEO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Allen Amos and Nancy Hahn have been recognized by Risk and Insurance magazine as 2011 property and casualty insurance ‘Power Brokers.’

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EASEUS Software

EASEUS Todo Backup’s New Universal Restore Helps Restore/Transfer System to a Different Hardware Configuration

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — EASEUS Todo Backup, the award-winning and cost-effective backup and disaster recovery solution for the Windows-based environment, comes with the new advanced feature Universal Restore to quickly restore a Windows operating system to different hardware platforms and provide a complete system recovery without reinstallation.

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Whiteflash.com

Online diamond marketplace Whiteflash collaborates with award winning jewelry designer Leon Mege

HOUSTON, Texas (CitizenWire) — Whiteflash has collaborated with well known designer Leon Mege to create their newly launched Lotus Collection. Already known for their exacting quality, superior A Cut Above® Super Ideal Cut Hearts and Arrows diamonds, the brand now has yet another line which exemplifies why they are such a shopping destination for today’s […]

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Event Media, Inc.

SANDAG Chairman Jerome Stocks to Cycle in San Diego Century Ride to Support Bike to Work Week

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Event Media, Inc., announced that the Hon. Jerome Stocks, Chairman of SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments), will be cycling in this year’s San Diego Century Bicycle Tour, to be held Saturday, May 21 beginning and ending at MiraCosta College in Cardiff. An avid cyclist, Stocks will be riding the […]

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In Tune Monthly

BETA Records and In Tune Monthly today announced a collaborative venture extending each firm’s reach into variety of media

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — BETA Records and In Tune Monthly today announced a collaborative venture that will extend each firm’s reach into a variety of media. ‘BETA Records, being a music, TV, online and music publishing company, is an ideal match with In Tune Partners, a music magazine, book and e-publisher,’ states Chris Honetschlaeger, […]

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Toresco Family

NJ Auto Dealerships Mourn Passing of Founder Donald Toresco

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (CitizenWire) — Donald M. Toresco, a pioneer of automotive retailing and founder of Autoland in Springfield, N.J., passed away Sunday, February 20, 2011; he was 71. Known as ‘Mr. T’ to friends and colleagues, Toresco operated numerous auto dealerships throughout the Mid-Atlantic and launched many automotive sales and management careers.

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BCA Global Black Tie Gala to Focus on Diversity and Careers in Food Service

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA Global’s 18th Annual Gala and Cultural Awareness Salute March 12th,, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Supporting corporate sponsors include Hobart, Marriott, Restaurant Associates-Compass, Food Network, Sodexo, Beam Global, Tyson Foods, among other […]

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Neotrope

World Savvy is third recipient of the Neotrope 2011 NonProfit PR Grants Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — California PR firm, Neotrope®, is honored to make World Savvy its third chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with World Savvy’s mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs.

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Indiana’s Preferred Seating Co., Inc. is Doing Its Part to Stimulate U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (CitizenWire) — In a U.S. economy that needs a boost, Preferred Stadium and Theater Seating and Preferred Seating Designs are excited to announce that they will be creating new designs for high-quality stadium and theater seats through a partnership with three Midwest manufacturers.

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EASEUS Software

Transfer and Protect Data on Windows Server with EASEUS Todo Backup Server Edition

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — EASEUS Todo Backup, the award-winning and cost-effective server backup and disaster recovery solution for the Windows environment, now features hard disk/partition clone capability to simplify the process of upgrading hard disks or transferring files to the new hard drive disk on Windows Server.

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CMI

Leading discount retailer advances its vision to be a compelling place to shop using CMI’s performance improvement platform

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, announces the addition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) to its client roster. Family Dollar kicked-off a chain-wide customer satisfaction tracking program with CMI in the second quarter of 2010.

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Comedians Helping The Homeless in Los Angeles – Laugh For Love

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Laugh for Love, the group that unites comedians for causes, announced the line up of funnymen to perform Feb. 17, 2011 at their charity fundraiser for the homeless at the world famous Comedy Store. Joey Medina (Latin Kings of Comedy), Chris Spencer (LOL Comedy: Showtime), Jay Malone (LOL Comedy: Showtime), […]

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KnowledgeAdvisors

KnowledgeAdvisors today announced a set of valuable resources to help learning practitioners measure their informal learning investments

CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced a set of valuable resources to help learning practitioners measure their informal learning investments.

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Boesen the Florist

Iowa’s Boesen the Florist makes mobile flower shopping easier with Android App

DES MOINES, Iowa (CitizenWire) — Boesen the Florist, central Iowa’s floral authority since 1923, has taken Valentines gift of giving to a whole new level. The ability to send the joy and beauty of flowers is now possible with just a touch of your finger! With Boesen’s new Floral App, you can log in and […]

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Community Learning Center Schools

Nea Community Learning Center Teacher David Maduli Discusses Egypt Political Change on PBS NewsHour

ALAMEDA, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Nea Community Learning Center teacher David Maduli is among a nationwide group of educators chosen by PBS NewsHour to participate in a live online discussion exploring recent political events in Egypt. The discussion will take place Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).

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Music industry professional ‘Phil Q’ has accepted a role on BETA Records’ new Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — BETA Records, LLC announced today that Phil Quartararo, known to music industry professionals as ‘Phil Q,’ has accepted a role on BETA’s new Advisory Board with the goal of leveraging the company’s position as a leader in music media promotion and production.

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KnowledgeAdvisors

Chicago’s KnowledgeAdvisors is a Bersin and Associates Learning Leader for 2011

CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, has been officially selected as a Bersin & Associates Learning Leader for 2011 in the Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Management category.

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Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor

Single-Dose Radiation Treatment Alternative for Women with Early Breast Cancer available at Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor

COSTA MESA, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor announced today that it is the first outpatient surgery center in the Western United States to offer intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) using the INTRABEAM System – the only device used in the TARGIT-A multicenter human clinical trial that demonstrated IORT to be as effective as […]

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Comergence Compliance Monitoring

Announcing CompEditor, a comprehensive tool to help Lenders manage their Loan Originator Compensation Agreements as required by Federal Regulation Z

ORANGE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Greg Schroeder, president of Comergence Compliance Monitoring, a leading provider of third-party originator (TPO) monitoring and due diligence solutions, announces the release of CompEditor, a comprehensive tool to help Lenders manage their Loan Originator Compensation Agreements as required by Federal Regulation Z: Loan Originator Compensation and Steering.

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International Document Services, Inc.

idsDoc SaaS for Mortgage Lenders Adds Risk-Based Pricing Notices to Mortgage Doc Packages

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (CitizenWire) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, integrated risk-based pricing notices into the idsDoc system on January 1, 2011, per the deadline set in the December 2009 final ruling by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB).

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KnowledgeAdvisors

KnowledgeAdvisors Gives More Bang for your Measurement Buck with Metrics that Matter

CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced it has released a brand new research report which examines Metrics that Matter (MTM) tangible value through the eyes of its industry leading clients.

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MCT Trading, Inc.

MCT Trading’s COO Philip Rasori will speak on panel at Eastern Secondary Marketing Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — MCT Trading, Inc., a leading hedging and risk management firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session that addresses the state of capital markets. The panel is being held by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida at the Grand Hyatt in Tampa Bay, Florida on […]

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

Amenda-Ming Chen joins EPIC – California’s fastest growing brokerage continues to attract top employee benefits professionals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Amenda-Ming Chen as an employee benefits Account Executive in its San Francisco office. Amenda brings a strong background in employee benefits consulting including benefit plan design, wellness planning, financial analysis, underwriting and benefit […]

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Neotrope

2011 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grants awarded to Children Awaiting Parents

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) its second chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CAP’s mission to find adoptive homes for America’s waiting children.

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Domain Holdings Group, LLC

New online portal hopes to fill need for lower legal costs for the average consumer

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CitizenWire) — Domain Holdings Group, LLC announces debut of Arbitration.com . Featuring a comprehensive directory and in-depth information about alternative dispute resolution, the site fills a much-needed gap: to provide services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.

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