MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeside Medical Organization
and CEO Dr. Richard Merkin have been honored by the Burbank Chamber of
Commerce for outstanding community outreach.
Gary Olson, President and CEO of the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, honored
Lakeside in recognition of "its outstanding contributions to continuing the
healthcare and wellness needs for seniors and outreach to the community."
Lakeside Medical Organization is part of the Heritage Provider Network family
of medical groups that are highly regarded by health plans and regulatory
agencies for the quality of medical care provided to their members. HPN has
been selected as one of only ten "elite" medical groups in California by the
California Association of Physician Groups. Operating since 1996, HPN's
medical groups comprise one of the largest networks of IPAs in California
SKOKIE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/10 -- Between now and 2019, the health
care industry will see demand for outpatient services increase by nearly 22%
while demand for inpatient services remains flat, according to Sg2, a
future-focused health care information systems company. This will require
hospitals to shift focus beyond the acute care center and look to services
that span the care continuum.
Sg2's prediction is grounded in its expert-developed Impact of Change®
forecast, which projects 10-year demand for health care services. The Impact
of Change examines the cumulative effects and interdependencies of key
factors that are driving changes in utilization, going beyond population
alone and incorporating the impact of epidemiology, economics and payment,
and innovation and technology for both inpatient and outpatient care
settings. Additionally, this analytical ... (more)
DETROIT, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University has
received a $5 million gift from Mort and Brigitte Harris to create
scholarships for the School of Medicine and provide resources and ongoing
support for the university's community outreach adult literacy program. With
each initiative receiving $2.5 million, the gift will create the Mort and
Brigitte Harris Endowed Scholarship Fund (Harris Scholars) in the School of
Medicine and the Mort and Brigitte Harris Office for Adult Literacy Endowment
Fund in the Irvin D. Reid Honors College.
"The friendship and support Mort and Brigitte Harris have provided to Wayne
State University is reflective of their commitment to scholarship, research
and community," Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour said. "This is
simply the latest in a wonderful history of giving, and it is difficult to
find an... (more)
December 22, 2009, Huntington, NY - Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption
Center www.littleshelter.com, one of Long Island's oldest no-kill shelters
dedicated to saving all companion animals in need, announced today a Holiday
Little Shelter is under financial pressure and must cut back on services for
needy animals due to a 30% decrease in donations, the 2009 closing of two
Long Island shelters (Bide-A-Wee in Wantagh and Animal Haven in Flushing),
and the bad economy, unemployment and foreclosures causing more animals to be
surrendered to the shelter.
Without holiday donations, Little Shelter will be forced to cut back on
medical care for its 400 cats and 50 dogs and will reduce essential community
animal care services.
Little Shelter Helps Needy Families Keep their Cherished Pets at Home
Known for its community outreach and the rescue of countless... (more)
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HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- FidoFinder.com and TabbyTracker.com are
ahead of the pack when it comes to reuniting lost dogs and cats with their
owners. With more than 400 lost dogs and cats reunited through the websites,
founder Wes Cutshall says his websites are the top sites for reuniting Fido
and Fluffy with their owners. "We have more lost dogs and cats added to our
database each day than any other public database," Cutshall says.
Fidofinder.com recently reunited a lost Dachshund named Oscar with his owner
seventeen days after he went missing. Oscar slipped through the fence in the
back yard of his Deer Park, Texas home. He ended up at a local tire store
before being picked up by a Good Samaritan. Before Oscar's owner, Anita
Bettis, could find him, he was taken home by a family hoping to find his
owners. In her search for Oscar, Bettis posted flyers at local ... (more)
CCSE Facility and Seminar Series
This past week I had the honor of delivering a keynote presentation in San
Diego at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) as part of their
continuing education and community outreach and education, workshop and
seminar series. The theme of the well attended event was Next Generation Data
Center Solutions of which my talk centered around leveraging Green and
Virtual Data Centers for enabling efficiencey and effectiveness. In addition
to my keynote, included a panel discussion that I moderated with
representatives of the events sponsor Compucom, along with their special
guests APC, HP, Intel and VMware.
The CCSE has a focus around Climate Change, Energy Efficienecey, Green
Buildings, Renewable Energy, Transportation, Home and Business. Their
services and focus includes awareness and outreach, education programs,
library ... (more)
Naspers Limited (“Naspers”) (JSE:NPN) (LSE:NPSN), the 100th annual
general meeting (AGM) of Naspers Limited was held this morning, under the
chairmanship of Mr Ton Vosloo, in the Naspers Centre at 40 Heerengracht,
Cape Town, South Africa.
Shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions with the
required majority. A gross dividend of 425c per Naspers N- ordinary and 85c
per Naspers A- ordinary share were approved. PricewaterhouseCoopers was
appointed as external auditors, with Mr B Deegan as the individual who will
undertake the audit.
The appointments of Messrs Craig Enenstein, Don Eriksson, Nolo Letele,
Roberto Oliveira de Lima, Yuanhe Ma, Basil Sgourdos, Cobus Stofberg and
Bob van Dijk were confirmed.
Prof Rachel Jafta, Prof Debra Meyer and Mr Boetie van Zyl, who retired by
rotation, were re-elected to the board.
Messrs Boetie van Zyl, Ben van der... (more)
Seattle, WA, April 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- GreaterGood Network, home of the
world’s oldest “Click to Give” websites, released a new
iPhone app in April to allow users to Touch To Give™.
Users can make a daily tap on the app’s icons to make a donation to
provide hunger relief, fund breast cancer research, and feed shelter animals.
As with GreaterGood Network’s popular “Click to Give”
websites, all donations are paid for by site sponsors and the
“Touch” is free for users.
The Touch To Give™ iPhone App is available for free download from the
iTunes Store at:
Touch To Give™ is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. The
application requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later.
More on the GreaterGood Network
The GreaterGood Network began with The Hung... (more)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/29/12 -- The fascinating new
documentary "After Porn Ends" (www.afterpornends.com) directed by Bryce
Wagoner is currently the #1 documentary download on iTunes, and #31 movie
download overall. The revealing film examines the life and careers of some of
the biggest names in the history of the adult entertainment industry and the
ups and downs of what happens to them after they leave the business and
attempt to resume "normal" lives.
Produced by Christopher Mallick -- founder of the groundbreaking film company
Oxymoron Entertainment -- along with Andy Weiss and Susan Dynner, the film is
now available via On Demand Release by Gravitas Ventures, reaching 100
million households. The film is also available now for purchase on Amazon and
Vudu, and will be released on DVD August 21. The film is also a centerpiece
feature at this year's... (more)
NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Markham Vineyards, a pioneering
Napa Valley winery with a history of giving back, today announced a call for
submissions for the third annual Mark of Distinction grants initiative.
Continuing on the impactful results of the past two years, Markham Vineyards
is again offering two $25,000 grants to individuals or organizations
committed to the betterment of their neighborhoods, cities or towns.
To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100414/MM85122 )
The program is designed to cultivate positive change by awarding funds to
help spearhead or continue community efforts. Candidates with a project
intended to make a positive, lasting difference can submit their proposals at