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Windmill Leasing donate funds to help Avoncroft's storm-damaged Post Mill

Tue, 7 Feb 2012 05:17:05 EST
Managing Director of Windmill Leasing, Keith Townsend pledged his financial support to help fix the damaged windmill at Avoncroft after local news reported that stormy weather had caused one of the sails to break off and damage the lower part of the

Thunderbird Summit to Focus on Preparing Leaders for Global Roles

Thu, 9 Feb 2012 13:56:46 EST
(GLENDALE, Ariz.)  — The 2012 Developing Leaders For Global Roles Summit, an international platform for new thinking, ideas and best practices related to developing global leaders and increasing their management effectiveness in cross-cultura

LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ Methods to be Utilized at the Sustainability Conference in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Thu, 9 Feb 2012 15:21:56 EST
On February 27, 2012, the StrategicPlay® Group based near Vancouver, BC, will be facilitating a large multi stakeholder conversation at the Building Sustainable Communities Conference. -   - Vital components of a sustainable community structur

OPSGEAR® Giving a Free Women's Self Defense DVD to Women's Shelters Nationwide

Thu, 9 Feb 2012 18:53:53 EST
February 08, 2012 - NORTH SALT LAKE, UTAH -- OPSGEAR® is offering a FREE copy of Self Defense: Women's Seminar to shelters across the United States. They will also cover the cost of shipping. Why? They want to SAVE LIVES and pay it forward

Rockdale County Clerk of Courts Launches Re-Election Campaign with Free Voting Guide

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:56:17 EST
Conyers (GA) - Rockdale County Clerk of Courts Ruth A. Wilson will seek election to a second term as Clerk of Superior and State Courts for the Rockdale Judicial Circuit. Wilson was first elected in 2008. Ne...

The National Trust boost for Box Hill wildlife also benefits Olympic spectators

Thu, 16 Feb 2012 07:37:57 EST
Rare wildlife has a better chance to thrive thanks to a scrub clearance at the National Trust's Box Hill in Surrey. - - The work also allows many more cycling fans to watch the Olympic Road Races in July, combining a sustainable Games with exc

Nonprofit Continuing Care Retirement Communities Sponsor Legislation to Broaden Community-Based Care

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:17:43 EST
SACRAMENTO, California (February 16, 2012) – Aging Services of California announced today that it will sponsor AB 1698 (Portantino, D-Pasadena), a bill that will allow continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) to provide services in a priv

Warick University Research into possible Woodchester wild cat finds no cat DNA on deer

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:53:49 EST
The National Trust asked the University of Warwick to test a roe deer carcass found near Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire in early January after examination of the wounds led to speculation that it may have been killed by a big cat. - - Comprehen

The National Trust reports lovesick cows get new mate for Valentine's

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:14:31 EST
The National Trust has revealed that an Irish Moiled bull is set to be in the 'moo-d' for love at Wimpole Home Farm after the romantic future of a rare breed cow herd was put to the vote. - - The National Trust's online MyFarm communit

FDA Petitioned to Review Genetically Engineered Salmon More Rigorously

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:13:12 EST
This week three consumer advocate groups petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to re-classify a new genetically engineered salmon so it can be scrutinized under a more rigorous review process before being sold. -   - If it is approved,

1,4-Dioxane, Cancer-Causing Contaminant, in Tide Detergent Sparks Controversy

Mon, 30 Apr 2012 17:53:16 EST
A dangerous chemical solvent, 1,4-dioxane, was discovered in the best-selling laundry detergent Tide after the environmental group, Women's Voices for the Earth, tested the product. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) views 1,4-dioxane as a

Fostering People Ireland announces recruitment events

Mon, 21 May 2012 09:58:54 EST
Fostering People Ireland, the non-statutory Dublin-based fostering agency, has announced two upcoming events aimed at recruiting more carers to help the growing number of children in need of care in the capital and the surrounding area. Fostering Peo

The National Trust recognises unsung Green Heroes

Mon, 28 May 2012 11:27:13 EST
The National Trust has announced the six winners of the first ever Octavia Hill Awards at a special ceremony in London - - A prolific drystone waller, an intrepid volunteer youth worker and famous TV walker were among the green heroes celebrated b

National Trust heritage gardens benefit from major new plant conservation centre

Mon, 2 Jul 2012 11:50:57 EST
Rare plants from National Trust gardens across the country will be propagated at a new Plant Conservation Centre that will improve the way one of the most important plant collections in the UK is cared for. - - Opened by international plantsman Ro

Everett Charity benefits from recent Storage Auctions Buzz

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 14:18:32 EST
Locally owned Everett Downtown Storage and CharityStorage.com , a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization commit to raising fu...

On Global Handwashing Day UNICEF Says: Its Not Complicated, but Its Crucial

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:34:36 EST
NEW YORK, – As the world celebrates the fifth annual Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF emphasizes the fact that the very simple act of handwashing with soap can save hundreds of thousands of children who...

ABIH Sponsors a Series of Online Educational Videos

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:09:49 EST
Earlier this month, the ABIH announced that they had launched a campaign to bring to light the efforts of the organization and make people aware of the many ways that Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) protect and enhance the health and safety of

Nine Brands Get Big Thanks for Funding Small Loans

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:48:19 EST
Whole Planet Foundation® spotlights supplier donors on Poverty is Unnecessary Day - - AUSTIN, Texas -- Today, nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation celebrates Poverty is Unnecessary Day to spotlight nine ...

International Physician Leaders Gather in San Diego for - Leadership Development Initiative -

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:58:20 EST
San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine hosts prestigious program -   - SAN DIEGO – The International Programs at San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliati...

Using the Power of Evidence-based Funding to Reduce the High School Dropout Rate

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:39:57 EST
AT&T Provides Nearly $10 million in Funding to "Best of the Best" Organizations Across the Country - - - Dallas, Texas, -- Local organizations are on the front lines of education each and every day, a...

Nominate Community Volunteers for Local and Emerging Legend Awards

Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:43:56 EST
Awards will be presented at 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast - - The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast Committee is seeking nominations for its annual Local Legend and Emerg...

Eight Canadian Youth Business Foundationentrepreneurs Recognized by TELUS

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 09:43:28 EST
TELUS launches November smartphone campaign, donates $25 from the sale of every business smartphone to CYBF - - - - TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to recognize...

Coca-Cola Supports Disaster Relief and Recovery in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:38:25 EST
The Coca-Cola Foundation Pledges $1MM to Disaster Relief Efforts Across the Northeast - - ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Company has a long-standing history of supporting communities in their time of need. As...

Habitat for Humanity and Dow Unite Efforts to Offer Housing to Local Communities in Warsaw, Poland

Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:47:06 EST
Dow employees supported construction work of a residential building to accommodate people with disabilities - - - Warsaw, Poland - -- Eleven employees from the Dow Warsaw offices volunteered to support...

Red Cross Relief Operation Growing as Noreaster Threatens

Tue, 6 Nov 2012 11:37:30 EST
Extensive feeding operation underway with more than 1 million meals and snacks served - - WASHINGTON, Monday, — As a Nor'easter heads toward the East Coast, the American Red Cross is preparing to resp...

Nation rallies to safeguard iconic White Cliffs of Dover

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:18:45 EST
A £1.2 million appeal launched by the National Trust in the summer to raise funds to acquire the iconic stretch of the White Cliffs of Dover coastline has reached its target in just 133 days, raising an average of £9,000 per day. - - The

Bank of Americas Express Your Thanks Campaign Raises $250,000 for Wounded Warrior Project

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:43:16 EST
Donations Generated by Gestures of Thanks to Service Members and Veterans - - For the past two months, Bank of America has been asking people to thank our troops in various ways – in pictures, words, ...

National Trust Holiday Cottages wins British Travel Award

Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:11:20 EST
National Trust Holiday Cottages has been named in the British Travel Awards 2012 as the winner of Best UK Cottage/Self Catering Booking Company. The announcement was made at a glamorous Gala Awards Dinner held at Battersea Evolution in London, attend

Zellers Iconic Mascot Zeddy Finds New Home with Camp Trillium

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:04:30 EST
Retailer finds 'forever home' through Facebook adoption campaign before closing its doors - - TORONTO, ON, – After three weeks and almost 30,000 votes, Canadians have found a new home for Zeddy. The b...

Mondelez International to Invest $400 Million to Help One Million People in Cocoa Farming Communities

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:24:21 EST
-World's Largest Chocolate Company Debuts "Cocoa Life" Sustainability Effort - -$100 Million Investments to Benefit 75,000 Farmers in Côte d'Ivoire - - - Deerfield, IL – – Mondelēz International,...

ABIH Offers Two Informative Webinars for Certified Industrial Hygienists

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:27:06 EST
Starting this month, ABIH began offering two webinars open to any Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).  The webinars are given multiple times each month and are currently scheduled from November through January of 2013.  -   - The first webinar is

ABIH Reminds Industry and Workers about Potential Carbon Black Hazards

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 10:58:06 EST
Earlier this month, an explosion at an ink factory injured seven workers.  All seven were taken to a nearby hospital and three were later treated at a special medical center for first and second-degree burns.  The event happened at a New Jersey plant

Staff and Supplies Pre-Positioned for Typhoon Bopha

Mon, 3 Dec 2012 10:12:00 EST
MANILA (1200h GMT) – The international children's organisation Plan has sent staff and emergency relief supplies into areas likely to take a direct hit by a powerful late season typhoon on Tuesday. - - ...

Give the Gift of Military Comfort Kits to Wounded Warriors

Tue, 4 Dec 2012 10:41:45 EST
Purchase an American Red Cross military comfort kit and help ease the suffering of a wounded warrior this holiday season. - - SUPPORT THOSE WHO SERVE For an injured service member, the journey from the...

In the Philippines, Unicef responds to families affected by Typhoon Bopha

Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:47:29 EST
Philippines - Unicef is providing assistance to families affected by Typhoon Bopha (local name 'Pablo'), with a focus on ensuring clean water supply and providing temporary sanitation and non-food ite...

Nikon provides aid to the victims of the Typhoon "Bopha" in the Philippines

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 03:02:32 EST
Nikon Corporation would like to express its profound sympathy and condolences to the victims of the typhoon "Bopha" in the Philippines. - - In response to this tragedy and to extend the immediate suppo...

Pediatric Cancer Nonprofit & Local Business Partner To Make Holidays Brighter At Childrens Hospital

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:38:26 EST
Charlotte, NC–  The Isabella Santos Foundation and Flywheel Ballantyne have partnered to host  Santa's Ride for Toys , a healthy and fun way to spread the holiday spirit of giving.  Flywheel will be providing a total of tw...

ABIH Helps Industry and the Public Connect with CIHs in their Area

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:39:21 EST
Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH) provide important occupational health and safety services to people across the globe.  Many industries rely on their knowledge to ensure that workers are not exposed to potentially harmful situations.  Many CIHs

Hudsons Bay Company Associates and Customers Raise $360,000 for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:10:27 EST
Company rallies to provide funds and provides supplies to those affected - - TORONTO, ON – Hudson's Bay Company announced today a total donation of $360,000 in monetary funds and product to support th...

AFL Donates Over $14K to Aid Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 11:11:27 EST
Spartanburg, SC – In light of the devastation from Hurricane Sandy that hit late October 2012, AFL partnered with the American Red Cross to set up an online disaster relief site for monetary donations...

Can a Game Help Change Lives?

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:14:06 EST
Coca-Cola Thinks It Can. - - The Coca-Cola Company Introduces (THRED), A New Mobile Game that Aims to Help End Mother to Child Transmission of HIV by 2015 - - ATLANTA, – The Coca-Cola Company today a...

Rite Aid Foundation Donates $15,000 in Food to 1199SEIU Child Care Corporation

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:10:28 EST
Donation to Help Member Families, Including Rite Aid Associates, Affected by Hurricane Sandy - - Camp Hill, Pa. – The Rite Aid Foundation announced today it was making a donation of food items valued...

National Trust announces 2012 as the Year of the Slug

Thu, 3 Jan 2013 05:05:11 EST
The National Trust has reported unsettled, unpredictable and at times chaotic weather has meant that this year has been hugely challenging for wildlife. - - According to experts from the National Trust, birds and insects have struggled, while slug

CESB Releases Video Discussing the Importance of Engineering Credentials

Mon, 7 Jan 2013 12:42:19 EST
In 2012, the Council of Engineering & Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB) and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) released a historic consensus document about credentials for engineers and allied professionals.  -   - The docum

Industrial Hygienists New Years Resolution: Obtain the CIH Certification

Mon, 7 Jan 2013 12:02:03 EST
As the world celebrated the New Year last week, many professionals reviewed the past year's achievements and made resolutions for 2013.  A popular resolution for many industrial hygiene professionals includes advancing their career by obtaining t

American Heart Association and Cities of Service Announce Hands-Only™ CPR Training Kit Grant Winners

Wed, 9 Jan 2013 08:00:00 EST
(DALLAS – January 9, 2013) – Five cities across the country have been chosen to receive 1,000 Hands-Only CPR training kits each to help turn more of their residents into lifesavers. - - Austin, Texas; Buffalo, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Sa

National Trust on the hunt for the heroes of green places

Mon, 28 Jan 2013 04:57:38 EST
The National Trust has begun a two month search for the unsung heroes of the environmental movement in the 2013 Octavia Hill Awards. - - Organised by the National Trust and 'Countryfile' magazine the awards were set up in 2012 to celebrate

ABIH Maintains Focus and Continues to Grow

Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:37:03 EST
ABIH offers the premier certification in the world for occupational hygienists, the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). Professionals who achieve the prestigious CIH designation are dedicated to protecting the health and safety of the workforce and

Small Business Accounting Software Company Partners with B1G1 to Make a Big Difference

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 09:37:52 EST
Australia's leading small business accounting software company, Cashflow Manager, has always believed in making a difference. Not only does Cashflow Manager make a difference to their small business clien...

HR Professionals Look for the CIH Certification when Filling Positions

Mon, 4 Mar 2013 15:00:12 EST
In today's competitive market, it's no longer enough to be just a certified professional. Industrial hygiene professionals need a credential that will help them stand out from the crowd and for over 50 years, that credential has been the Cert

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Pamela's Place guest for second Hour, 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. CST

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