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SUDC Foundation commends U.S. Senate passage of Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act on Nov. 20

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: According to the SUDC Foundation, every year approximately 30,000 families in the U.S. are affected by Stillbirth, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). SUDC is defined as the sudden death of a child greater than 1 year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the child’s medical history.

TOPICS: News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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Secretary of State John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) 2014 Finalists Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of nine finalists for the Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The Secretary of State has awarded the ACE since 1999 to recognize American companies that are leaders in socially […]

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SUDC Foundation announces Senate HELP Committee approves Sudden Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The SUDC Foundation applauds the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on their passage of the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S.2746/H.R.669).

TOPICS: Medical, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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GIST Launches Online Community at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Today, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with private and non-governmental organizations, launched the Global Innovation through Science and Technology’s Network (GIST Net) at the fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco. Harnessing the power of technology for innovation and entrepreneurship, GIST Net is a user-driven platform that provides science and […]

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National Coalition on Black Civic Participation kicks-off 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4, 2014 election, this past weekend the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off its aggressive ’10-day voter mobilization countdown’ to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

TOPICS: African American Interest, News: Politics, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia
 
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Gretchen Learman Burrier announces launch of Blue Ribbon Events serving Washington DC with event planning and protocol guidance

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: With over 15 years of experience coordinating events and providing protocol guidance to senior U.S. government officials and Members of Congress, Gretchen Learman Burrier, today announced the formal launch of her special events and international protocol company Blue Ribbon Events to serve the greater Washington, D.C. areas.

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U.S. Department of State announces the winners of the 2013 Human Rights Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Human Rights Awards. The Diplomacy for Human Rights Award goes to Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard of U.S. Embassy Bamako. Richmond Blake from Embassy La Paz was selected as the winner of the Human Rights and Democracy Achievement […]

TOPICS: News: Politics, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, US Government News
 
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US Department of State

U.S. Department of State Launches third annual ‘Free the Press’ Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The U.S. State Department will launch its third annual “Free the Press” campaign on Friday, April 25 at the United States Mission to the United Nations. The Free the Press campaign is part of the Department’s honoring of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2014. This year, the Department […]

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Defense Attorney Jeremy Gordon to ask President Obama to Commute Sentence of Famous Con Man and Actor Steve Comisar

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Prominent Texas defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an ‘excessive sentence’ for fraud.

TOPICS: Entertainment, Legal and Law, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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New book by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, is unique and practical guide to self discovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong’o’s rise to fame, ‘Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be’ (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.

TOPICS: African American Interest, Books, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia
 
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First Corporate Housing Provider Joins Move For Hunger in the Fight Against Hunger

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Move For Hunger today announced that SuiteAmerica is the first nationwide corporate housing provider to join the only international network of relocation companies dedicated to ending hunger. Over 50 million Americans experience food insecurity. Children are especially vulnerable to hunger with 17 million American children going to bed hungry each night. One in eight District households is struggling against hunger.

TOPICS: General Editorial, Hotel and Hospitality, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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During National Magnet Schools Month this February educators will celebrate educational excellence and equality

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Today, the non-profit Magnet Schools of America announced that this February, magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month 2014. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year’s theme is ‘Creating Opportunities for All.’

TOPICS: Education, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia
 
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In Washington D.C., the Black Men’s Xchange Celebrates 25th Year with New State-of-the-Art Community Space

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Black Men’s Xchange, the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C.

TOPICS: African American Interest, Men's Interest, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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2013 Tech@State: EdTech Conference will explore the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to education

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The U.S. Department of State will explore the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to education and how those changes can enhance diplomacy and development at Tech@State: EdTech on Friday, November 1, 2013. The event will be held on the campus of the George Washington University (GWU) at the Jack […]

TOPICS: Education, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, Story Index, US Government News
 
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Secretary of State John Kerry

Journalists Explore U.S. Democracy and Best Media Practices on Edward R. Murrow Program Exchange 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 100 international journalists will begin a three-week exchange this week as participants in the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. The Murrow program is an innovative public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State and nine leading U.S. schools of journalism. On October 30, Secretary of State John Kerry will […]

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Ecologic Leasing Services re-brands as LeaseAccelerator Services for better alignment with its financial SaaS

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Ecologic Leasing Services today announced it is changing its name to LeaseAccelerator Services. The new name more closely unifies the asset-centric lease accounting SaaS for lessees with the company behind it. The change is effective immediately.

TOPICS: Banking and Finance, Business, Computing, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research Scholar Symposium 2013 in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium: New Connections for a Changing Climate in Washington, D.C., September 16-20. Twenty scholars, professionals, and applied researchers from throughout the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, will present the culmination of […]

TOPICS: Education, Environmental, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, Story Index, US Government News
 
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Activist Sister Souljah will headline Global Summer Reading Initiative discussing highly anticipated follow up to her book ‘Coldest Winter Ever’

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — New York Times Best Selling Author and Activist Sister Souljah will headline a Global Summer Reading Initiative discussing a highly anticipated follow up to her book ‘Coldest Winter Ever.’ This new novel, ‘A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story’ (ISBN: 978-1439165317) will be the central topic of discussion for young people across the globe, as they come together to discuss and encourage the importance of Summer Reading.

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U.S. Department of State

Solve for X, an initiative of Google[x], hosted May 13 session with STAS and US Office of Innovation and Development Alliances

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Solve for X, an initiative of Google[x], hosted a session on May 13 in collaboration with STAS and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Innovation and Development Alliances (IDEA) that encouraged moonshot ideas – radical technology-based proposals for solving global problems – and highlighted diasporans from MIT Technology Review’s […]

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Whitepaper on Lease Accounting Standard Changes for Lessees to Explain May 2013 FASB Exposure Draft announced by LeaseAccelerator

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 14, 2013: Lease Accelerator announced today that it has published a new lease accounting whitepaper for lessees that explains the new 2013 FASB Exposure Draft, which the FASB is expected to release later this week. Lessees can download it for free from LeaseAccelerator’s publishing arm. The official title is ‘How to Prepare Now for the Coming Lease Accounting Changes.’

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Census Bureau Report Confirms that Blacks Voted at a Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 9, 2013: Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.

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Cloud Computing Conference Speakers announced for Third Annual Conference within the NAB Show 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 1, 2013: The Distributed Computing Industry Association today announced the first wave of speakers to participate in its CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE at the 2013 NAB Show, the third annual DCIA event within the NAB Show, taking place on Monday and Tuesday, April 8-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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At CPAC 2013: CEO Ravi Singh of ElectionMall will speak on Cloud Solutions for reaching out to constituents, supporters and voters

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — ElectionMall, Inc. CEO Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is ‘Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch – Cool Tools.’ This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.

TOPICS: Business, Computing, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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U.S. Department of State

Tech@State: Internet Freedom Conference to be hosted by US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State will host a symposium focusing on the use of technology to enhance and expand Internet Freedom at the Tech@State: Internet Freedom conference March 8-9, 2013. Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) Michael Posner and Interim Dean of the GWU Law School Professor Gregory […]

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Secretary of State John Kerry

On International Women’s Day, U.S. Secretary Kerry will Honor 10 ‘Women of Courage’

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On Friday, March 8, Secretary of State John Kerry will honor 10 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Michelle Obama will join Secretary Kerry and the awardees as a special guest at the 3 p.m. ceremony in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the […]

TOPICS: News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, Story Index, US Government News
 
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U.S. Department of State

Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall welcome ensembles of the Afghan National Institute of Music (ANIM)

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State has announced that ensembles of the Afghan National Institute of Music (ANIM) will travel to three cities in the United States from February 3-15, 2013 for performances and cultural exchange with American youth orchestras. The Afghan National Institute of Music reflects a modern Afghanistan, in which […]

TOPICS: Music, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, Story Index, US Government News, World: Afghanistan
 
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Ecologic Leasing Services Completes First Equipment Financing Transaction in The Republic of Zambia, with Ox Drilling Limited

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has completed its first equipment financing transaction in the Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa. According to World Bank lead economist Praveen Kumar, speaking yesterday in Lukasa, Zambia’s capital, Zambia’s economy is expected to grow by 7.3 percent this year.

TOPICS: Banking and Finance, Business, Energy and Oil, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Hosts Tech@State: ElecTech Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State will host a conference focusing on how technology has impacted elections and the electoral process at the Tech@State: ElecTech Conference on November 30 to December 1, 2012. The event will be held at two separate locations. On Friday, November 30, the conference will convene on the […]

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Ecologic Leasing announces New Version of LeaseAccelerator SaaS Enabling Equipment Lessees to move to New Lease Accounting Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has released a new version of LeaseAccelerator that is designed to enable equipment lessees, the users of leased equipment, to transition in the most efficient and effective manner to the expected new lease accounting standard. Ecologic made the announcement at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2012 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference in Washington, D.C.

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National Navajo Code Talker 30th Anniversary: Young Marines Youth Leadership Non-Profit Honors Native American World War II Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Over 175 youth members of the Young Marines from throughout the country will be attending the 30th anniversary of the National Navajo Code Talker Day in Window Rock, Arizona on August 14.

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Young Marines launches new relationship with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for youth drug demand reduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Young Marines youth organization and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Demand Reduction Program have announced the Young Marines Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena Division Awards program. The awards program highlights the exceptional efforts the youth membership of the Young Marines are doing throughout the nation to educate other youths to live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle in their communities through drug demand reduction efforts.

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Ecologic Leasing Services adds Nella Schwarz for Latin America Leadership Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that Nella Schwarz has joined the Company as Director, Business Development, Vendor Programs, Latin America.

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17-year-old McCall Behringer of Baltimore is National Young Marine of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization’s National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.

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Young Marines announces second annual ‘Raising Awareness to the Flag’ initiative during National Flag Week in June

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Executive Director, Mike Kessler, of the national non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, the Young Marines, announces a call-to-action campaign to over 300 Young Marine units across the country to participate in the organization’s 2nd annual ‘Raising Awareness to the Flag’ initiative during National Flag Week in June.

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Remembering Flopsy Parker, The Easter Bunny That Grew Up

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — ‘The Easter Bunny That Grew Up’ (ISBN: 978-1468554960) is a children’s book that pays tribute to a little rabbit that captured the hearts of people around the world on Facebook and the contributions he made to rabbits in rescues and shelters. On September 26th, 2010 Gretta Parker started a journey she was not planning on when she adopted a little white rabbit for $7.50 from a local shelter.

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iFOS earns Multi-Year Contract to Provide Professional Support Services for Financial Computer Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — iFOS), LLC announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Agency has awarded a multi-year contract to provide application development, maintenance and support for the agency national financial systems.

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Entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray launches The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn’t realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today’s standards.

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Mount Vernon Ladies Association is Gingrich Foundation’s Charity of the Month for Feb. 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association as its February 2012 Charity of the Month. The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association cares for one of our country’s most important historic sites – the home and estate of our first president, George Washington.

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Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. chosen as Charity of the Month by Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America’s most iconic historical sites – Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.

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Dr. David Lewis released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.

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Toys for Tots recognized as charity of the month by Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Gingrich Foundation is proud to honor the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as its December Charity of the Month. Toys for Tots distributes millions of gifts each Christmas to brighten the holidays of our nation’s less fortunate children.

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World AIDS Day 2011 – Statement from Hillary Rodham Clinton, US Secretary of State

World AIDS Day 2011 – Statement from Hillary Rodham Clinton, US Secretary of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Today we pay tribute to the millions of lives lost and families affected by HIV/AIDS. We also recognize the brave individuals living with HIV who carry the burden of this disease every day. It is in their honor that we remain steadfast in our pursuit of an AIDS-free generation

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Capitol Hill’s Old Naval Hospital restored by Conservatory Craftsmen

WASHINGTON D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.

TOPICS: Architecture, Business, Home and Garden, News: Real Estate, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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Building Cultural Economy and Trade: World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Trade Mission to the USA

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.

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Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0 in China

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0 in China. ‘Our corporate lessee clients and our vendor captive clients have been asking us to help them find, engage, and transact with new lessors in China for several years,’ stated Michael Keeler, CEO, Ecologic Leasing Services.

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David Bromage and Rod Suhan appointed to Ecologic leadership team for Boart Longyear Financial

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has appointed David Bromage and Rod Suhan as its leadership team dedicated to Boart Longyear Financial Services.

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National Breast Cancer Foundation selected at Charity of the Month by Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) as its October Charity of the Month.

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Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions awarded contract from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a contract to provide acquisition support services to the Office of Procurement Operations (OPO), Department of Operations Acquisition Division.

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Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.

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Ecologic Vendor Services has signed a long-term agreement with Boart Longyear Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that its subsidiary, Ecologic Vendor Services, has signed a long-term agreement with Boart Longyear Financial Services (BLFS), a global vendor captive financing organization.

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Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In Recognition of International Literacy Day, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month.

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National Military Family Association is the Gingrich Foundation Charity of the Month for August

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of those Americans whose loved ones serve in the United States Military, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Military Family Association as its August Charity of the Month.

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World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain will screen ‘Nine Days that Changed the World’ – documentary hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, will be screened at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain on August 17, 2011.

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3 in 4 Need More: Long-term Care Advocate Dr. Marion Finds Common Ground with the Dalai Lama

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, D.C., representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour.

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Thomas Jefferson Foundation named Charity of the Month by the Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July, 2011.

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Virtual Law Partners LLC Honored with Quality of Life Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) presented Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) its annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, honoring the firm for providing an exceptional quality of life in the workplace through policies that support significant flexibility and autonomy for its attorneys and staff.

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Documentary produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company is Finalist at Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, has been selected as a Finalist for Best Documentary at the second annual Mirabile Dictu International Catholic Film Festival. This documentary is produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company.

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The Gingrich Foundation has selected the Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month for June

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Gingrich Foundation has selected the Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month for June in commemoration of President Woodrow Wilson’s signing into law a national charter for the Boy Scouts of America on June 15, 1916.

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WIRES Group Study Finds that Strengthening the Electric Transmission Grid Would Be a Boon to the Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — A new analysis commissioned by WIRES shows that annual investment in new electric transmission facilities could soon reach $12-$16 billion in the United States, resulting in $30 – $40 billion in annual economic activity. This translates into support for 150,000 – 200,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. in each of the next 20 years.

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Military Appreciation Month: Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Freedom Alliance as as Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In observance of Military Appreciation Month, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Freedom Alliance as Charity of the Month this May for the organization’s commitment to honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform and their families.

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New documentary premiere: A City Upon A Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Newt and Callista Gingrich, in partnership with Citizens United Productions and Peace River Company, will premiere their new documentary, ‘A City Upon A Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism,’ on Friday, April 29 at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington, D.C.

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Documentary ‘Nine Days that Changed the World’ Wins Special Jury Remi Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has been awarded a Gold Special Jury Remi Award for Best Documentary at the 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival.

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Autism Society selected as Charity of the Month by the Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected the Autism Society as Charity of the Month, recognizing the organization’s devotion to improving the lives of all individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders.

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Rare Live Rehearsal Tape Featuring Aretha Franklin and the Late Van McCoy offered in Silent Auction

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — OASA Records announced this week its silent auction of a live and rare rehearsal tape, never heard before, featuring Aretha Franklin and the late Van McCoy singing a tune titled, ‘I Was Made for You, You Were Made for Me.’

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‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich wins Telly Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has received dual honors at the 32nd Annual Telly Awards, winning a Silver Award in the category of Religion and Spirituality.

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Girl Scouts of America recognized by Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of Women’s History Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected Girl Scouts of the USA as its Charity of the Month for March. Girl Scouts of the USA has become a premier leadership experience for young women since its founding in March 1912 when founder Juliette ‘Daisy’ Gordon Low saw the need to mentor and encourage girls.

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American Heart Association chosen as charity of the month by The Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of American Heart Month this February, the Gingrich Foundation, founded by Callista and Newt Gingrich, has selected the American Heart Association as its Charity of the Month for its commitment to improving cardiovascular health for all Americans.

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Digital political campaigns expert Ravi Singh appears on Cala on CNN en Espanol

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On Monday, January 31st on Cala, journalist Ismael Cala will interview Ravi Singh, a young Indian marketing guru who has been behind several digital political campaigns around the world.

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Two days remain to support America’s national parks with just one click

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Two days remain to support America’s national parks with just one ‘click.’ Each click will cast a vote directly benefiting America’s national parks through a grant to the National Park Foundation in the ongoing $1 million Lowe’s Community Giving Campaign.

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Vote daily to support America’s national parks in bid for $1 million grant from Lowe’s

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Now through Jan. 21, 2011, one ‘click’ will directly benefit America’s national parks by casting a vote for the National Park Foundation in the $1 million Lowe’s Community Giving Campaign. With only eight days remaining, the national parks need your help. The Foundation encourages supporters to vote daily.

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Catholic Charities USA is the Gingrich Foundation Charity of the Month for Jan. 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — This January, as part of its ongoing Charity of the Month program, the Gingrich Foundation honors Catholic Charities USA for its outstanding legacy of service to those in need.

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Alzheimer’s Association is Gingrich Foundation Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Gingrich Foundation has designated the Alzheimer’s Association as part of the Gingrich Foundation’s Charity of the Month program. Each month the Gingrich Foundation selects a charity, which is recommended to over 700,000 readers of the Newt Gingrich Human Events weekly newsletter.

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Renowned financial consultant Toussaint Gaskins announces release of ‘The Personal Finance Kit: The Practical Management Resource Guide’

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Renowned financial consultant Toussaint Gaskins has announced the release of ‘The Personal Finance Kit: The Practical Management Resource Guide’ (ISBN: 9781562297572) a user-friendly road map which he says is designed to ‘educate, enlighten and empower’ readers and help them reach their financial goals.

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Patriotic Veterans Inc claims Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

WASHINGTON, D.C., /eNewsChannels/ — The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called ‘preposterous’ by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan’s alleged ‘consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.’

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The Oracle Group presents An Evening with Terry McMillan – Waiting to Exhale Sequel ‘Getting to Happy’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Oracle Group announces that, on Sept. 9, 2010 New York Times Best Selling Author Terry McMillan will discuss her highly anticipated sequel to Waiting to Exhale titled: ‘Getting to Happy’ (ISBN: 978-0670022045) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary follow-up novel.

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National Urban League Gives Melanie L. Campbell Woman of Power Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In recognition of her outstanding contributions to civil rights, Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable, received the National Urban League’s ‘Women of Power Award’ last week at a star-studded luncheon held during the NUL’s Centennial Conference in D.C.

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First Validated iPhone Medical App for Depression and Anxiety Provides Connectionfor People Displaying Suicidal Thoughts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — M-3 Information entered the smart phone application environment by offering the M-3 Checklist, a scientifically validated screen for depression and anxiety disorders, at the iTunes store on Friday, April 30, 2010. Adapted from M-3 Information’s existing mymoodmonitor.com Web site, this mobile version, called mym3, provides the same validated mental health questionnaire optimized for smart phones.

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John J. Cortale and Potomac Investments Manages Millions in Assets for Clients

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Financial estate and planning expert, John J. Cortale, senior vice president of investments, Potomac Investments, has assembled a team of financial experts with more than 30 years of combined experience. Cortale’s team knows what it takes to work with individual investors as well as large organizations to provide customized solutions backed by solid, research-driven investment strategies.

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Dr. Jim Garlow to Chair Renewing American Leadership (ReAL)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich today named Dr. Jim Garlow as Chairman of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), the non-profit organization Gingrich created. Dr. Garlow is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, and cultural observer. For the last 14 years, he has served as Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, Calif., and will continue to do so.

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Copenhagen: Environmental Justice Advocates Appeal to World Leaders to Honor Commitment to Communities Most Impacted by Climate Change

COPENHAGEN, and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Temperatures are rising at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen as negotiators scuffle to reach a consensus before heads of state arrive later this week. Many African American environmental justice NGO representatives balance support for the global south and their own communities back home as the focus turns […]

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