Archive for December, 2012

Vets4FullRepresentation.com: VA Policy on Attorney Compensation Needs to be Changed

PARKERSBURG, W.Va., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Gary Walker released the below statements on behalf of Vets4FullRepresentation.com: Read more…

Posted by admin – December 31, 2012 at 2:57 am

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Local Elected Officials Recognized for Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity and Their Role in Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National League of Cities (NLC) awarded 541 medals to 118 communities across the country, in recognition of their outstanding efforts to complete health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). Read more…

Posted by admin – December 30, 2012 at 2:22 am

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U of T Engineers awarded $2.2 million grant for toilet research

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ – A University of Toronto engineering team has received a major grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue work on designing for a waterless, hygienic toilet that is safe and affordable for people in the developing world. Read more…

Posted by admin – December 29, 2012 at 1:29 am

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Global EPDM Market Worth $6.5 Billion by 2017

DALLAS, November 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

The report Global EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) Market by Application & Geography Trends & Forecasts to 2017 defines and segments the global EPDM market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the global EPDM market with analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning imperatives, and challenges. The market is segmented and revenues are forecasted on the basis of major regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW). The key countries are covered and forecasted for each region. Further, market is segmented and revenues are forecasted on the basis of applications. Read more…

Posted by admin – December 28, 2012 at 1:37 am

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Girls escape sexual abuse and family violence, face harsh life on the street

YWCA Canada’s Rose Campaign to end violence against women and girls links young women, violence and homelessness 

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ – Most teenage girls and young women who leave home are trying to escape sexual abuse and violence, says YWCA Canada, but when they hit the street, they don’t find safety. Violence and abuse lie in wait, along with a high risk of poverty, addiction and prison. The country’s single largest provider of shelter services for women and children fleeing violence launches the 2012 Rose Campaign to end violence against women and girls today in Ottawa with a call for action on homeless girls and the support of the Native Women’s Association of Canada and the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies. Read more…

Posted by admin – December 27, 2012 at 3:51 am

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The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Ameristar Casinos, Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (“Ameristar” or the “Company”) (NasdaqGS: ASCA) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK). Read more…

Posted by admin – December 26, 2012 at 2:09 am

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Wake Forest Baptist Marks 20th Anniversary of Star Lighting at Annual Ceremony

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Perched 12 stories up on top of the roof of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a 31-foot Moravian star, one of the largest in the world, will usher in the holiday season for the 20th year. Read more…

Posted by admin – December 25, 2012 at 2:26 am

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Grinnell College by the Numbers — 138 and More

GRINNELL, Iowa, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Grinnell College sophomore Jack Taylor smashed an NCAA basketball record Tuesday night by scoring 138 points in one game.

But at Grinnell—long recognized as one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges—138 isn’t the only number that matters. In advance of the Grinnell College Pioneers’ next game at 4 p.m. local time Sunday, Nov. 25 (watch live at http://pioneers.grinnell.edu/index.aspx?path=mbball), here are some other important Grinnell numbers. Read more…

Posted by admin – December 24, 2012 at 2:27 am

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Peerless-AV Sponsors AV Heroes Scholarship for Veteran Training

AURORA, Ill., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Audio video solutions provider Peerless-AV® today announced that it is sponsoring one scholarship to the AV Heroes program designed to train veterans for jobs in the AV industry. The program is a joint venture between InfoComm International and the United Veterans Learning Centers (UVLC). Read more…

Posted by admin – December 23, 2012 at 12:55 am

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Executive Chef John Keller Creates Relief Kitchen Benefitting Hurricane Sandy Victims In NYC

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – On November 16, 2012, Dinner on Ludlow Executive Chef, John Keller, set up the Dinner on Ludlow Relief Kitchen at Guyon Rescue to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy in the New York City borough of Staten Island. Read more…

Posted by admin – December 22, 2012 at 1:21 am

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