Archive for January, 2013

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP Adds Two Partners and an Associate to its Atlanta office

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, (GSH), a full-service minority-owned law firm, announced today the hiring of three attorneys in its Atlanta office to grow its financial services practiceRead more…

Posted by admin – January 18, 2013 at 1:28 am

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Invictus Foundation Selected by Discovery Communications as Creating Change Nonprofit Partner

SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Invictus Foundation today announced the nonprofit organization was selected to take part in Discovery Communications’ third annual pro bono initiative, Discovery Impact: Creating Change. Employees lent their creative talents in marketing, communications, creative design services, social media and video production to help the Invictus Foundation with its public awareness goals. The event was held at Discovery’s global headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on November 15th and 16th, 2012. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 17, 2013 at 12:16 am

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Counterpart, U.S. Labor Department to combat child labor in Burkina Faso

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Educational incentives for children and alternate livelihoods for their families are part of a new program to protect youth from the worst forms of underage labor in the impoverished West African nation of Burkina Faso, Counterpart International announced.  (www.Counterpart.org) Read more…

Posted by admin – January 16, 2013 at 12:52 am

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Rogers Memorial Hospital Offers Specialized Treatment for Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – With eating disorders (EDs) on the rise among children and adolescents, the specialists at Rogers Memorial Hospital have designed programs just for them, targeted toward getting to the root of the problem. Dr. Tracey Cornella-Carlson, a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist at the hospital, said that patients seeking treatment seem to be getting younger and younger. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 15, 2013 at 12:39 am

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All Party Parliamentary Group’s (APPG) report ‘Towards a Safer Drug Policy’: Angelus Calls for Leadership over Legal Highs Education

LONDON, January 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

The Angelus Foundation, as the only charity dedicated to combating legal highs, has called for Ministers to “show some leadership” following publication of the Parliamentary report on New Psychoactive Substances. Angelus fully supports the report’s main finding that, “the greatest risk to young people from new psychoactive substances derives from the absence of reliable information” and condemns Government “inertia” over the lack of any effective programme of drug prevention and education. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 14, 2013 at 1:06 am

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MyFight Fights Poverty in Third World Countries via Microfinance Loans

BILLINGS, Mont., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – MyFight, a Montana-based nonprofit, is helping fight poverty in underdeveloped nations by empowering women to sustain and expand their rural community businesses through microfinance loans, so that they can support themselves and their families. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 13, 2013 at 7:21 am

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Charter Schools USA Founder Named Floridian of the Year

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Florida is starting to lead the charge in education reform. Recent moves such as favorable charter school legislation and the appointment of Indiana‘s former education leader and active reformer, Tony Bennett , show a renewed commitment to providing educational choices in the state. Further evidence of this positive trend is Florida Trend magazine’s choice for Floridian of the Year. Jonathan Hage , president and CEO of Charter Schools USA (CSUSA), was named Floridian of the Year in the magazine’s January issue. Hage who started CSUSA in 1997 was recognized for his proactive role in education reform in the state of Florida and for running successful, high-performing charter schools. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 12, 2013 at 12:13 am

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SDE and Jackson State Partner to Help Mississippi Educators Meet Tough New Standards with Singapore Math

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Staff Development for Educators (SDE), a leading provider of professional development for K-12 educators nationwide, is delighted to announce a special partnership with Mississippi‘s Jackson State University (JSU). On January 25th, 2013, JSU will host a daylong professional development seminar for educators of students in grades 3-8. The program is titled Bringing Math to Life: Strategies, Interventions, and the Common Core. SDE will plan, organize, and manage the event. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 11, 2013 at 12:32 am

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Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. Launches Website in Mexico

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Leading global work wear brand Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. announces the launch of Dickies.mx, a site providing Dickies brand information to the company’s customer base in Mexico. Through the creation of the Spanish language site, Dickies hopes to encourage international access to Williamson-Dickie’s global family of products and companies, including the brand’s licensees; many of which are available for purchase in Mexico. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 10, 2013 at 12:27 am

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Sonic Foundry Elevates Video Content Management and Rich Video Capture with Mediasite 6.1

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting, today announced significant enhancements to Mediasite EX, with the 6.1 family of features. Read more…

Posted by admin – January 9, 2013 at 1:59 am

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