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Crisco(R) Announces the Crisco Live Smart, Cook Smarter Contest Winners

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the makers of Crisco (R) announced the winners of the Crisco Live Smart, Cook Smarter Contest. Inspired by the versatility and great taste of Crisco (R) Puritan (R) Canola Oil with Omega-3 DHA, one grand prize winner will recei...

Labs Are Vital(TM) Announces Winners of 2009 National Video Contest to Highlight Careers in Lab Sciences

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Labs Are Vital(TM) today announced that a 2009 high school graduate from northern California, Kelly Peterson, is the grand prize winner of its national video contest. High school students around the country submitted their views on video ab...

Winners of the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Contest Selected to Walk the Runway in New York City Fashion Show Hosted by Tim Gunn

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen and Wyeth today announced the eight winners of the Ad dressing Psoriasis(TM) contest, which recognizes people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who have tried not to allow the condition to inhibit their personal style. The winners will help raise...

CyberGlove Systems Hosts Worldwide Contest for New Motion Capture Technology Applications

CyberGlove Systems is hosting a worldwide contest for the best new industry application of its hand-centric motion capture and haptic products. CyberGlove Systems is the worldwide leader in data glove technology and offers the most sophisticated hand-centric motion capture solutions in the market...

Online Voting Begins for Ford Customer Service Division's Second Annual Funny Car Design Contest to Support Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

DEARBORN, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It's okay to vote early and vote often ... at least when the voting helps out a good cause. Starting today, and running through August 14, the public is invited to visit www.jdrf.org/ford , view more than 200 paint scheme designs and vote ...

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children & Denver Zoo Announce Mascot Contest Winner

DENVER , June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Zoo and HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) revealed today Denver's newest mascot, Jack, the Rocky Mountain river otter. Jack, named after Dr. Jack Chang, is the official animal mascot of the new pediatric hospital. (Photo:...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Announce 2009 Celebrating UC Success Contest Winners

Winners awarded with trip to California to participate in the Foundation's Orange County Take Steps event NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, in partnership with Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&GP), announces six winners from the seco...

Finalists Perform at Rock Hall in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's 'Pause to Click' Contest Encouraging Safety Belt Use for Tweens

Area sixth, seventh and eighth graders present seat belt safety messages for a chance to record at a real studio, and make debuts on 96.5 KISS-FM, Nickelodeon or area billboards. CLEVELAND, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen local sixth, seventh and eighth graders will take the Plaza Lobby stag...

'Fight the Bite' Poster Contest Honors 28 Students in 17 States

ATLANTA, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This year 28 students in 17 states have won awards in the "Fight the Bite" poster contest, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the DEET Education Program. Started in 2007, the contest invites fifth- and sixth-grade students to create pos...

It's A Wrap: 'Get Screened' Video Contest Winners Announced

SEATTLE, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the winners of its "Get Screened" video contest - a creative challenge to moviemakers nationwide to help shine a spotlight on the importance of colorectal-cancer screening. The five winning videos - featu...

Paying it Forward: Washington, DC LASIK Vision Care Practice Sponsors New Contest to Reward Good Deeds

Eye Doctors of Washington is giving back to the community by encouraging others to do the same… and capture it on video. The reward? Free LASIK treatment and the knowledge that good deeds can mean a world of difference in troubling times. (Vocus) April 21, 2009 -...

Colgate-Palmolive Partners With Share Our Strength To Host Online Contest To Combat Childhood Hunger

Colgate-Palmolive's 'Share Mom's Love' Contest to Award Funding For Summer Feeding Programs NEW YORK, April 20. 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colgate-Palmolive has partnered with Share Our Strength(R) to fight childhood hunger - starting with just a click of a mouse. To coincide with Mother'...

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm Supports Specialty Underwriters' Alliance, Inc. in Its Proxy Contest Against Hallmark Financial Services, Inc.

CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Specialty Underwriters' Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUAI ) ("SUA" or the "Company") announced today that Glass Lewis & Co., a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that stockholders vote the WHITE proxy card and do not vote for t...

Nick Jonas and Bayer Diabetes Care Launch Creativity Contest to Encourage Kids With Diabetes to Express Their Simple Win

Three Grand Prize Winners Will Meet Nick Jonas TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Diabetes Care and music sensation Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers invite kids and teens with diabetes to enter the Bayer "Express Your Simple Win Creativity Contest" online for a chance to meet Ni...

Red Cross Announces 'Change a Life' Contest Winners

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Red Cross volunteer who wrote about helping an elderly person at a shelter following Hurricane Ike last fall is the winner of the first American Red Cross national Change a Life contest. More than 2,000 people submitted their stories to the contest...

Ribbit Marketing Hosts Contest for NC Film Students

KERNERSVILLE, N.C., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ribbit Marketing, Inc. is hosting a television public service announcement (PSA) contest for North Carolina college film students to increase awareness of state health resources. Entries are being requested for PSAs showcasing www.NCHealthInfo.org . N...

Migraine Poetry Contest Kicks Off at HealthCentral's MyMigraineConnection.com

ARLINGTON, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by The HealthCentral Network: WHAT: MyMigraineConnection.com and Teri Robert, patient advocate and Migraine expert on MyMigraineConnection.com, have kicked off their popular annual "Putting Our Heads Tog...

Student Contest Winners Educate Peers About the Dangers of MRSA Through Art, Video, and Essay

Sponsors IBC, The Health Care Improvement Foundation, and The Franklin Institute announce winners PHILADELPHIA, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting a dangerous superbug that can cause serious illness and even death is anything but child's play, but kids can do a lot to help prevent infection ...

Celebrating UC Success Contest Seeks to Educate and Inspire Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Ulcerative Colitis "Quick Tips" Contest Winners will be Awarded Travel to CCFA California Event NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, managing their everyday life can be a challenge, but with perseverance and experience, many have found ways to hel...

CVS/pharmacy Announces National Contest for Stories of Extraordinary Caregiving

Second Annual "For All the Ways You Care" Contest Invites Participants to Share and Celebrate Accounts of Caregiving WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the nation's leading retail pharmacy, today announced its second annual "For All the Ways You Care" contest created to c...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Third-grade Students

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) in February, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is sponsoring its annual poster contest. All Pennsylvania third-grade students are eligible to participate in the contest. ...

'Get Screened' Video Contest Deadline Extended to Jan. 30

Enter today for a chance to win up to $2,500 and promote colon-cancer screening SEATTLE, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline to enter Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's "Get Screened" video contest - a creative challenge to help shine a spotlight on the importance of colorectal-cancer ...

A Month Left to Enter the 'Get Screened' Video Contest for a Chance to Win Up to $2,500

Contest throws a spotlight on the importance of colorectal-cancer screening SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- There's still a month left for movie makers to enter Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's "Get Screened" video contest - a creative challenge to help shine a spotlight on the i...

Weight Watchers(R) Reveals the 2008 Inspiring Stories of the Year Contest Winners Online and in the January Issue of Good Housekeeping

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers announced today the five grand prize winners of the 2008 WEIGHT WATCHERS INSPIRING STORIES OF THE YEAR CONTEST. All five grand prize winners are living proof that successful weight loss can lead to positive changes in other areas of life. Their...

Hundreds of Pet Owners Nominate Veterinarians in Nationwide Contest to Find America's Best Vet

'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(R)' contest sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation, Hill's Pet Nutrition and BowTie, Inc. DENVER, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians provide our pets with the special, personalized care they need for long, healthy and happy lives. To recognize their effort...

'Get Screened' Video Contest Throws a Spotlight on the Importance of Colorectal-Cancer Screening

SEATTLE, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced a video contest called "Get Screened" -- a creative challenge to movie makers to help shine a spotlight on the importance of colorectal-cancer screening. The contest is part of the Hutchinson Center's ongoi...

Slogan Contest Educates Young Baseball Players About the Dangers of Tobacco Use

Nine-year-old Contestant Wins Trip to Little League Baseball World Series CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Spit Tobacco Education Program (NSTEP) announced the winner of its annual slogan contest today, and encouraged young baseball players to talk to their coaches and parents abou...

Chico's Hosts Jacket Design Contest to Benefit Charity

FT. MYERS, Fla., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Chico's is hosting its first-ever consumer design contest. Participants may submit their original design concept for Chico's limited-edition 25th Anniversary Jacket starting June 16th through July 15th. A tea...

Inspired by Diabetes U.S. National Contest Winners Share Stories of Perseverance and Success in Managing Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Drawing cartoons to help people manage the psychological challenges of diabetes was not where Theresa Garnero -- a San Francisco-based nurse -- thought her career path would lead her. Then a good friend convinced her to combine a love of drawin...

American Academy of Pediatrics Launches 2008 National Art Contest for Children

CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is still time to enter the American Academy of Pediatrics' National Children's Art Contest. The contest is open to boys and girls in two groups, grades 3-5 and 6-8. The winner in each group and their parents/guardians will be invited to attend t...

UPDATE: Celebrating UC Success Announces Essay Contest Winners

Medical student, teachers, EMT among winners with inspirational, educational stories NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, in partnership with Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&G), has selected seven winners for the Celebra...

PEMCO's Super-Long-Coffee-Order Contest Names Newest Winners

Promotion with Tully's Coffee benefits Children's Hospital SEATTLE, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PEMCO Insurance today announced the second round of winners from its "Super-Long Coffee Order" promotion with Tully's Coffee. The promotion encourages Tully's customers to nominate their preferr...

PEMCO's Super-Long-Coffee-Order Contest Taps First Winners

Promotion with Tully's Coffee benefits Children's Hospital SEATTLE, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- PEMCO Insurance today announced the first weekly winners of its "Super-Long Coffee Order" promotion with Tully's Coffee. The promotion encourages Tully's customers to nominate their preferred "...

YogaPro Celebrates Mother's Day with a Photo Contest to Win YogaToes(R) Foot Care Exercisers to Soothe and Beautify Mom's Feet

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With warm weather and Mother's Day approaching, mothers want their feet to look and feel fabulous especially in fashionable, open-toed shoes. In celebration of Mom's special day, YogaPro is sponsoring a photo contest "Which Celebrity Does Your Mother ...

Free Egg Donor Contest Ending March 31

CINCINNATI, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Assistance Inc., the Midwest's premier full service egg donor, surrogate, and gestational carrier agency, is still accepting applications for their contest, Get A Free Egg Donor. Interested families may submit an online application at the site,...

Deadline Extended for Essay Submissions to the FSDDS Sun Defense Essay Contest Throughout Florida Elementary Schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on overwhelming response, the deadlines for submission of essays to the FSDDS Florida Sun Defense Essay Contest have been extended by two weeks. Sponsored by the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (FSDDS), the co...

Grammy Winner Common, MTV, and Kaiser Family Foundation Launch Lyrics Contest to Promote HIV Testing

Young People Compete By Submitting Original Lyrics About the Importance of Getting Tested Common to Perform Winning Entry on MTV2, mtvU, and itsyoursexlife.com NEW YORK, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, hip-hop artist and actor Common, in collaboration with It's Your (Sex) Li...

Winners of America's Best Vet Contest To Be Honored at Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas February 19;

One national and four regional winners recognized; more than 1,000 veterinarians nominated DENVER and DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners of the first-ever "Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet" contest will be honored at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las ...

FSDDS Creates New Sun Defense Essay Contest Throughout Florida Elementary Schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to promote and increase sun safety and awareness, the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (FSDDS) is holding an essay contest at the elementary school level across Florida. The FSDDS Florida Sun Defense Essay Contest is de...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Third-grade Students

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) in February, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is sponsoring its annual poster contest. All Pennsylvania third-grade students are eligible to participate in the contest....
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