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Harrison City ROCKS! Set for August 15, Music Festival to Benefit Cardiac Research at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual Harrison City ROCKS! Festival kicks off Saturday, August 15, 12 p.m., at the Harrison City Municipal Park, to benefit the Matthew P. Fischerkeller Memorial Fund, which helps support cardiac research at Children's Hospital of Pit...

Rwanda Genocide 100-Day Commemoration Culminates With Kigali Festival With Andrew Palau

Thousands respond to the world evangelist's proclamation of the Good News after a far-reaching Season of Service blesses entire city KIGALI, Rwanda, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 1 million people in 100 days, ...

CareFusion Corporation Launches International Jazz Festival Series

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation , the company that will become public following the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced the CareFusion Jazz Festival Series at an event held in New York. Care...

2009 Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival Becomes Largest Health Event in Texas: Festival Moves Indoors to the Cool George R. Brown

HOUSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Houston and its Department of Health and Human Services joins the United Health Group's 3rd Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival (HJMHF) on Saturday, June 13th to promote its MAN UP Initiative. The Festival moves indoors to the George ...

Donate Life Hollywood Inaugurates Film Festival - June 13

Created to Laud Accurate Storylines, Counter Misconceptions About Organ Donation 'ER,' 'Brothers and Sisters,' 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Seven Pounds' Among Honorees LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Donate Life Film Festival debuts Saturday, June 13, at the Directors Guild i...

SOBeFiT Magazine Promotes its Launch With First Annual 5K Run+Walk & Fitness Festival in South Beach

MIAMI, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SOBeFiT Magazine, the first South Florida publication dedicated to providing expert advice on the topics of fitness, nutrition, health and sports for men and women, will host its sold-out, first annual 5K Run+Walk & Fitness Festival in South Beach presented by...

Celebrities Stay Fit at First Ever Full-Service Luxury Gym at Film Festival in Park City, Utah

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual film festival in Park City, Utah, usually known for power lunches, will now feature power crunches thanks to Gatorade creating the first ever full-service fitness center, called the "G Gym." Actors Eliza Dushku and Nick Cannon, both in town ...

Chrigu Wins Grand Prize at First Ever International Documentary Film Festival on Cancer

Reel Lives: The Cancer Chronicles Film Festival awards prizes to top filmmakers GENEVA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrigu from Switzerland has been awarded the Grand Prize in the first ever Reel Lives: Cancer Chronicles Film Festival at a ceremony in Geneva, Switze...

First International Cancer Film Festival Announces Finalists

Global Line-up Drawn From Over 250 Entries GENEVA, Switzerland, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The finalists for Reel Lives: The Cancer Chronicles, the first ever international documentary film competition on cancer, are announced today in a line-up that includes 2007 Oscar winner Free...

'Dog Days of Summer' Festival Brings Pet Adoptions, Dog-Centric Family Fun Back to Hermon Park

City Councilmember Jose Huizar, Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council, Friends of Hermon Dog Park Again Sponsor Major Eastside Pet Festival LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- If, as the saying goes, every dog is destined to "have its day" then this summer's "Dog Days of Summer" family festival...

Easter Seals Festival of Trees Holiday Gala Will Make a Difference for Children and Adults With Autism

CVS Caremark to be honored as top corporate partner CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Join Zoraida Sambolin, co-anchor of the weekday edition of NBC5 News Today and Easter Seals at the 2007 Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago Festival of Trees Holiday Gala. Th...

Photo: New York Goes Orange for Pumpkin Festival and Lupus Awareness Month

With Help from Famed NFL Pro-Bowler Jerome 'The Bus' Bettis NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 27th, thousands of New York City families got "into the loop" with the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation at the first-ever Pumpkin Festival in Central Park, presented by Camp Sunshine...

"Jesse's Story" to Open The 10th Annual Malibu Film Festival

The story of a gifted young surfer devastated by an accident, featuring music by Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Jason Mraz, G. Love & others Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 3, 2009 -- Domestix, a Beverly Hills based domestic sales company, is proud to announce that Jesse'...

Atlanta Parents Brush Up on Growing Concern of Acid Erosion in Children's Teeth at Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Local family dentist and other experts on-hand to provide free education ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Atlanta Dogwood Festival from April 17 to 19, Atlanta parents and their children will have an opportunity to learn more about how to protect against a growing dental health con...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)'s Circle of Promise to Mobilize African American Women Against Breast Cancer at 2008 Music Festival

R&B Artists Lyfe Jennings and Noel Gourdin, Syndicated Radio Personality Ebony Steele and Author & Nutritionist Dr. Ro to Promote Circle of Promise at Booth #401 DALLAS, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Circle of Promise Ambassadors Ebony Steele and Dr. Rove...

Author of Juneteenth State Holiday Legislation Endorses the Second Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival

HOUSTON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- State Representative Al Edwards, who is known as "the father" of the Juneteenth holiday in Texas, has endorsed the second annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival presented by UnitedHealth Group as an officially sanctioned event of Al Edwards' Jun...

Dynasplint(R) Sponsors Local Independence Day Parade and Community Festival

SEVERNA PARK, Md., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynasplint Systems, Inc. -- http://www.dynasplint.com -- has stepped up to sponsor the 34th annual Severna Park Independence Day Parade and Festival. Held on July 4th starting at 10:00 AM, the parade begins at St. Martin's -in-the-field and Our Sheph...

Announcing the 2nd Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival

Kicks off June 21 in Discovery Green Park HOUSTON, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With health care emerging as a top issue in this year's presidential election and the cost of health care continuing to rise, the second annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival (HJMHF) will...

'LIFE FOR A CHILD' Diabetes Documentary Accepted Into Competition at New York's Prestigious Tribeca Film Festival

Directed by Academy Award nominee Edward Lachman and produced by the International Diabetes Federation and Lilly, documentary follows the journeys of children with diabetes in the developing world NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The documentary film LIFE FOR A CHILD, produced by In...

Accredited Medical Supplies Hosts Fall Health Festival

SEATTLE, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Accredited Medical Supplies is inviting seniors and caregivers in the San Fernando Valley to receive free flu shots November 10, 2007 from 11 a.m. -- 3 p.m. at a Fall Health Festival and Grand Opening Event. The event is being held at 21142 Ventura Blvd in Woodl...

Sun Safety Awareness Reaches New Heights at Plano Hot Air Balloon Festival

Largest-ever team of local Women's Dermatologic Society volunteers break national campaign record for free skin cancer screenings at busy outreach PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- High temperatures and intense sunshine brought droves of Texan families enjoying the Plano Hot Air Balloon F...

Sun Safety Outreach to Families Takes Flight at the Plano Hot Air Balloon Festival

Local volunteers representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) will help Texan balloon enthusiasts play safe in the sun with free skin cancer screenings and sun safety tips for all seasons and all skin types. PLANO, Texas, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though higher altitudes mean heig...

Buddhist Food Festival in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, A Buddhist food festival was recently organised at Ludhiana's Majestic Park Plaza. It was a purely and strictly zhai ci, or the pure vegetarian fare cuisine. Sabyasachi Chatterjee, the manager of the Majestic Park Plaza, said: "At an average, we do almost two-three food f...

Film Festival on Gender Sexuality Draws Crowds

Sensitive issues, poignant emotions and subjects that are not often discussed like cross-dressing, homosexuality and the human body were the mainstay of the international film festival on gender and sexuality, which attracted quite a crowd on its first day Saturday. Brought together by th...

Gay Film Festival Begins in Delhi

A ten-day long festival for gays began in the capital on Saturday. The Nigah Queer Fest will showcase over 20 films on homosexuality directed by many international directors. The films will be followed by panel discussions and a photographic presentation. The aim of the programme ...

Kerala Food Festival Spicing up Delhi

Mouth-watering Kerala food items, recipe displays and traditional methods of cooking will delight gourmands at the three-day Spicy// Heritage of Kerala food festival that began here Friday. "Kerala has been able to attract so many tourists because of the variety it has to offer. International...

Hot Air Balloon Festival launched in Rajasthan

Rajasthan will play host to a different festival, hot air balloon festival for 2 weeks, inaugurated at the Bikaner House. // This festival has been the joint efforts of Rajasthan Tourism and E-Factor Entertainment. Almost 50 balloonists hailing from 11countries are participating, who will be fly...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

Fireworks kicked off Spain's annual San Fermin running of the bulls festival on Friday, with more than a million people expected, including those who will take their chances in the bull run . The nine-day festival includes concerts and balls -- not to mention copious amounts of drinking -- ...

Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival

An Australian suffered injuries to a thigh and three other people were slightly hurt Saturday as thousands of Spaniards and tourists celebrated the start of the nine-day San Fermin bullrun. The festival involves copious amounts of dancing, alcohol and the "encierro", when bulls are release...

Food Poisoning at the Chicago Food Festival

Hundreds of people reported sick after consuming food at the Chicago food festival. All of those people ate at the Pars Cove Persian Cuisine booth at the Taste of Chicago festival, which was held in Chicago from June 29 to July 2. Many people were sent to the hospital, of which thirty two h...

Goans Celebrate Monsoon Festival

Goans this weekend had a gala time celebrating annual Monsoon festival, which marks San Joao, the feast of John, the Baptist . Monsoon festival is a legacy Goans have inherited from the Portuguese, who ruled the State until it was liberated in 1961. During the celebrations, Goans ju...

Jharkhand To Host Chicken Festival

A chicken festival has been planned in Jharkhand improve the business of farmers, that has been affected due to the bird flu scare//. A variety of mouth-watering chicken dishes would be on the platter. The dishes to be served during the festival March 26 will include - chicken tikka, reshmi keb...

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid salutes Caribana

... the Games." About the Scotiabank Caribana festival The Scotiabank Caribana festival is an exciting two-week cultural explosion of Cari...major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. As Scotiabank Cariba...

Knights of Columbus Gather in Phoenix for 127th International Convention

...l conclude on Saturday, August 8, with a Guadalupe festival expected to draw some 17,000 participants at the Jobing.com Arena in Phoenix. The five hour festival will include musical entertainment, prayer, and pr...itional details about the convention, congress and festival can be found on the Knights of Columbus web site: ...

Drinking Wine Is Good For The "Heart" & Environment

...pe Heart Institute that is, at Kirkland Uncorked a festival of art, style and taste July 17-19 in Marina Park.... Heart Institute that is, at Kirkland Uncorked a festival of art, style and taste July 17-19 in Marina Park....has partnered with The Hope Heart Institute as the festival beneficiary. The Hope Heart Institute has a 50-yea...

Calling All Aspiring Filmmakers! The In The Know Short Film Competition Announces Call for Entries Women and Couples Encouraged to Enter TODAY, Share Their Fertility Stories and Inspire Others

...el of judges, and competition finalists will have their films screened at a festival in New York City this fall where a winner and runners-up will be chosen and... to visit this Web site over the next few months for details about the film festival that will be held this fall, which will be broadcasted live, via Web cast n...

Publicis Groupe, Second Group Most Awarded in Cannes With a Total of 101 Lions

...une 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 56th annual Cannes Lions International festival has ended on a very positive note for Publicis Groupe. For the third year i...nce 2004 by The Gunn Report and the second most awarded group at the Cannes festival since 2007, Publicis Groupe is recognized by its peers for its creative tal...

Teacher and Profession Leader, William A. Grana, MD, MPH, Inducted into Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

...a physician member of the U.S. Olympic Committee's 1985 Winter World University Games Team in Bulluno and Cortina, Italy, a member of the 1986 Olympic festival medical staff in Houston, Texas, head physician for the U.S. team at the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis, IN., and the USOC's medical staff fo...

New Media-Led Effort Responds to AIDS Crisis in Black America

...st rates of HIV infection among African Americans. ESSENCE Communications is leveraging the influence and reach of its annual Essence Music festival (July 3-5, New Orleans) to bring attention to HIV/AIDS. In addition, ESSENCE covers HIV/AIDS issues every month in its award-winning magazine. ESSEN...

Fish protein link to controlling high blood pressure -- new study

...ster has shown how variation in the gene encoding the protein may influence risk of hypertension." Dr Debiec will be presenting his research at the festival of Postgraduate Research which is taking place on Thursday 25th June in the Belvoir Suite, Charles Wilson Building at the University of Leicester betw...
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