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UCSF Postdoc Union to Hold Panel on Childcare

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.

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Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Performs ‘A Summer Serenade’

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra opens its 27th concert season with ‘A Summer Serenade,’ August 24, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Music Director Bruce Sorrell will conduct the concert and prelude the performance with a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m.

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Food Finders 3rd Annual Event – Viva Las Vegas or Bust!

SIGNAL HILL, Calif., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program, which has been on a steady track all year in providing enough food for 40,000 meals a day.

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The ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act’ Tour Rolls into Alameda September 14, 2013

ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A troupe of California comedians with disabilities promises big laughs to benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum. A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act,’ a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called ‘The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.’

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Capture the Flag – Cyber Readiness Challenge added to the 2013 HTCIA International Conference event line-up

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HTCIA is inviting all of its International Conference registrants to join the Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge on September 8, 2013 during the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo, at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa in Summerlin, Nev. The Challenge is an exciting, immersive and interactive capture the flag competition designed for all levels of technical expertise.

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Cinch Bucking Horse Championships to offer $70,000 in added money

KALISPELL, Mont., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 19, the Majestic Valley Arena will open its doors to the richest bucking horse event in the United States. The Cinch Bucking Horse Championships will offer $70,000 in added money and will include some of the nation’s best cowboys and roughest four and five-year-old saddle broncs.

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‘Las Vegas’ Style Entertainment Comes to Albany – Southwest Georgia Residents Can Now Enjoy World-Class Entertainment Right at Home

ALBANY, Ga., Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orlando, Florida-based Soled Out Comedy Productions is pleased to announce they will be producing four major variety act productions annually at the Hilton Garden Inn in Albany, Georgia. According to Kirk Patrick, SoledOutComedy founder, the company will debut their first Variety Act Dinner Show on September 12 featuring Larry Silver, a nationally-known Stage Hypnotist.

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HTCIA CISO Summit Releases a Limited Amount of Complimentary Passes Generously Donated by Summit Sponsors

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) announced today that several sponsors generously donated a limited amount of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada on September 12. Summit sponsors McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity donated the complimentary tickets for the event being held at the lavish J.W. Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa.

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Move For Hunger and E|Y|E to Host Unique Charity Yoga Event

NEPTUNE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger and E|Y|E: Electric Yoga Experience are teaming up to host a yoga event of epic proportions on the Jersey Shore. This month, 600 Yogis are coming together to participate in a yoga and meditation session all in the name hunger relief.

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‘The Los Angeles River Flows’ Opens in Los Angeles at the Calumet Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic, 1135 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90038, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘The LA River Flows.’ The thematic exhibition, from photographer Ding Kalis, opens on August 5, and closes on September 3 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m. M-S). Calumet will host an open to the public wine and cheese Artists Reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. with an artist talk at 7 p.m., August 8, 2013.

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Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Food Truck Lineup, Local Landmark Restaurants and Neighborhood After-Party Destinations

CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26th (6 p.m. – 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27th (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon – 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 o’clock. Children under 12 are free.

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HTCIA Introduces the CISO Summit as a New Addition to the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo line-up

ROSEVILLE, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its first HTCIA CISO Summit on September 12, 2013 at the lavish JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa in Summerlin, Nevada. The CISO Summit, sponsored by McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity, will directly follow the 21st Annual HTCIA International Conference and Training Expo. This new event features a powerful lineup of speakers, including Stuart McClure (Cylance, Inc.) and Bryan Kenyon (McAfee).

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Maximizing Board Engagement and Effectiveness Topic of July Shine Brighter Series for Nonprofits

DALLAS, Texas, July 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap announced today that its Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits will feature Adam Roth, CEO of StreamLink Software presenting ‘Maximizing Board Engagement and Effectiveness’ on July 25, 2013.

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Chicago’s Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Creates Three Fun-Filled Days for Fest-Goers July 26-28, 2013

CHICAGO, Ill., July 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival features something for everyone from dancers to musicians, actors and artists, and a hands-on community paint project. The three-day festival kicks off Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013. Located on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park on Chicago’s Northwest side, Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival has become one of Chicago’s most highly anticipated neighborhood music festivals of the summer.

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Marketing Consultant Kelly Weppler Answers Common Questions from Business Owners During Live Duct Tape Marketing Seminar with John Jantsch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Weppler, principal and founder of WH and Associates, a Los Angeles marketing agency, will be a guest instructor alongside Duct Tape Marketing author and founder, John Jantsch during a three-day online seminar for business owners starting June 26, 2013.

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TeamF1 Sponsors City of Fremont’s Youth Programs as Part of Its F1rstHand Community Outreach Initiative

FREMONT, Calif., June 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont’s programs benefitting local youth and families. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.

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Best Selling Author Sister Souljah Joins Mocha Ochoa and Students in US and Africa to Promote Global Summer Reading (updated)

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On June 14, 2013 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’ (Emily Bestler Books/Atria; 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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Superfood Author Stephanie Pederson Shares How to Build Charisma Through the Power of Food June 18-19 at New York State of Now Conference #140

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Super-food ‘Kale’ (ISBN: 978-1454906254) author and rising star holistic health personality Stephanie Pedersen shares how the power of food can attract more of the good things in life with ‘Charismatic Eating,’ during her featured presentation at the State of Now Conference, #140You, June 18-19, at the 92nd Street YMCA.

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Packer Fans Connect

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Ultimate Packer Fan Connection’ began as just a thought three years ago by Super Fan Wayne ‘The Ultimate Fan’ Sargent and Steve ‘The Owner’ Tate. Fans from all over the world brought them to realize there was a need to host an event reuniting unity amongst Packer Fans. With the cooperation of The Stadium View Bar and Grill ‘The Ultimate Packer Fan Connection’ was founded. This annual Event will feature a Packer Player as host to raise money for his cause or charity.

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Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson in Baldwin Park, California Announces Free Demo Test Rides

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., June 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laidlaw’s Harley Demos are a popular and exciting way for riders to experience first-hand, the power and performance of a Harley-Davidson(R) motorcycle. On June 14 and 15 2013 the Corporate Harley-Davidson factory demo truck rolls into town and sets up shop at Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson allowing riders to experience the exhilaration for themselves by twisting the throttle on one of the new 2013 models.

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The National Inclusion Project celebrates 10 years at upcoming Champions Gala

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the 10th Anniversary Champions Gala celebrating the Power of Inclusion on October 12. The Gala honors organizations and individuals for their outstanding commitment to inclusion in their families, communities and society.

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New to Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is a Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by Chicago Creative Coalition

CHICAGO, Ill., May 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New to fest-goers at the Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 26-28, 2013, is a much-anticipated Juried Fine Art Photography Show presented by the Chicago Creative Coalition (C3) entitled ‘C3 PhotoArt Fest.’ The show will be limited to no more than 50 selected images and is open to original works. C3 invites you to submit images online by June 7, 2013. The entry fee is $35, and covers up to four images.

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Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-day Musical Lineup with Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box, and Michael McDermott Band

CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park’s lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.

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Huskies for Adoption Hermosa Beach Saturday May 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PALMDALE, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA announced today that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store.

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Dispatch Digital Announces Pair of Educational Digital Strategy Seminars for Columbus Area Small and Medium Businesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dispatch Digital, the digital media and marketing services division of The Dispatch Printing Co., announced today ‘Making Money With Digital Media,’ a pair of fast-paced, digital media seminars designed to help local merchants make the best use of digital media opportunities to grow their business. The seminars will educate local merchants on the importance of establishing a strong visible online presence.

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NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the ‘Bellingham Cannabis 3′

BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state’s newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.

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Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.

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Gunther’s Games Arcade Reopens on Broadway

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An arcade and pinball gaming staple that stood in downtown Columbia for more than 25 years before closing its doors is back on Broadway. The official Grand Opening of Gunther’s Games is scheduled for Saturday April 27, with activities running throughout the evening.

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Food Finders Kicks Off its 3rd Annual ‘Summer To End Hunger’ Food Drive

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 1, 2013, Food Finders is kicking off its 3rd Annual ‘Summer To End Hunger’ Food Drive. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive.

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