PRESS-NEWS.org - Press Release Distribution
PRESS RELEASES DISTRIBUTION

"Peace Through Education Is Possible" - Rotary Peace Conference Open to Public Speaker Arun Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi Grandson, Palm Springs Con. Ctr. 11/13/11

Attend the Rotary Peace Conference. Listen and participate in topics on Peace through Education. Hear the words of Arun Gandhi, Rotary International President Kalyan Banerjee and Rotary Peace Fellows.

2011-10-22
PALM SPRINGS, CA, October 22, 2011 (Press-News.org) Peace is Possible, and on November 13, 2011 Rotarians and peacemakers on the west coast will gather in Palm Springs at the Palm Springs Convention Center to discuss this very theme at the Rotary Peace Conference. This event, hosted by Rotary International Director Ken Boyd is one of a series that have taken place throughout the world.

"What is special about the event is our Keynote Speaker Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, and the public is invited," says Host Chair Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghian. "Mr. Gandhi, founder of M.K. Gandhi Institute, will share his views on non-violence with riveting and unique reflections on the personal and historical legacy of his grandfather, Mohandas Gandhi.

"He will set forth a message of integrity, social harmony, inclusion and peace in the wake of terrorism, international conflicts, immigration debates, and religious, political, and ideological differences that threatened our future as national and global citizens. Welcoming the public to the event is a unique opportunity for them to meet and to hear Mr. Gandhi," said Dr. Garbis.

Vanessa Contopulos, Rotary Peace Fellow 2008-2009 and Michael Fryer, Peace-Builder and Educator will also speak; placing significant emphasis on peace through education is possible.

The conference breakout sessions are designed to enlighten and stimulate open dialog about world peace: • Peace as a Process • Technology for Peace • Peace in our Homes/Communities • Interfaith Paths to Peace • Lessons from Rotary Peace Fellows • Growing Model UN Programs • Promoting Rotary's Efforts toward Global Peace and Understanding • Rotary in Political and Social Upheavals.

Other conference highlights include Peace-building Rotary International Service Project Displays and a Multicultural Festival. Celebrating diversity, through a colorful tapestry of ethnic music, folk dancing, native dress and international/ethnic cuisine. Admission is free.

Rotarians and non-Rotarians alike are organizing the event that is expected to attract over 2,000 participants. Early registration is recommended. The Peace Conference is $25. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.rotaryzones2526.org. The Multicultural Festival is free.

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 1.2 million Rotary members in 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotary clubs have been serving communities worldwide for more than a century.


ELSE PRESS RELEASES FROM THIS DATE:

Kazawest Adds Strata Condominium Complex in Vancouver - Oakridge to Property Management Portfolio

2011-10-22
Kazawest Services Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a residential strata building located central Vancouver to its strata management portfolio. The property comprises condo residences and is minutes away from Oakridge shopping centre, Queen Elizabeth Park, and Langara College (http://www.langara.bc.ca). The strata council for the property contacted several of Vancouver's leading property management companies in their search for a property manager. Kazawest was chosen as the best fit to the strata council's requirement to have a service provider demonstrating ...

Software Consortium Wins Federal Certification as 8m Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)

2011-10-22
Software Consortium, an information technology solutions provider, announced it was awarded the 8m Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) certification from the United States Small Business Administration. The 8m program allows Software Consortium to compete more effectively for 5% of government contracts, which are now set-aside for WOSBs, and to team with prime contractors who require the services of a quality IT solutions partner to meet their small business obligations. Software Consortium also holds a General Services Administration (GSA) Contract, Schedule 70, for Information ...

San Diego Charger Quentin Jammer Co-Hosts "J Bowl 2011" Scheduled for October 24th

2011-10-22
San Diego Chargers defensive teammates Jacques Cesaire, Quentin Jammer, and former Chargers Punter Darren Bennett are set to co-host the 3rd Annual JBowl Charity Bowling Party. The event will be held at Kearny Mesa Bowl located at 7585 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard on Monday, October 24, 2011 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Funds raised from the event will benefit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research as well as the Jammer Family Foundation in support of San Pasqual Academy, a school for foster teens. JBowl supporters include NFL Special Teams players Mat McBriar of the Dallas Cowboys, ...

Youtoo a New Television Network Launched by Mark Burnett Broadcasts William Shatner's Interview With Piedmont Medical Inc

2011-10-22
"Moving America Forward" a National Television Show hosted by William Shatner will feature Piedmont Medical on Youtoo TV a new television network launched by Mark Burnett the executive producer of five network television series including "The Apprentice" and "Shark Tank". Byron Wurdeman the CEO of Piedmont Medical was interviewed at the Los Angeles Moving America Forward News Studio by William Shatner and Doug Llewellyn of "People's Court" fame on the success and amazing growth of Piedmont Medical a company started by Wurdeman in ...

Miva Merchant Adds Social Commerce Integration To Product Offerings

2011-10-22
Ecommerce software and hosting company, Miva Merchant, Inc. has launched a Social Commerce Page product, designed to help ecommerce store owners sell their products on their Facebook fan pages. Miva Merchant users can choose between a standard, or default social commerce template, and a customized template that includes a consultation with a Miva Merchant in-house Web Developer. Both templates include the ability to edit and control the products being displayed via the Miva Merchant Admin, and all orders are processed via the Admin, rather than through Facebook. "As ...

Communications Strategy Group Honored at Colorado Healthcare Communicators' 2011 Gold Leaf Awards

2011-10-22
Communications Strategy Group (CSG|PR), an influencer relations agency serving clients in seven distinct industries, received two Bronze Leaf awards at the Colorado Healthcare Communicators' annual awards ceremony October 13. CSG|PR received a Bronze Leaf for online content developed for Health Education Solutions, a leading provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals. The SEO-focused content strategy aims to increase awareness of the company's online courses and boost website traffic. Over the past year, the strategy has helped to increase Health ...

GMP Friction Products Point of Contact Program Improves Defense Industry Communication

2011-10-22
GMP Friction Products, a global leader in the development of specialty sintered metallic friction materials in the clutch and brake markets, streamlines communication with the military by offering a single point of contact for all project communication. The single point of contact (POC) is responsible for ensuring efficient coordination of all facets of the concept-to-customer experience, in particular, the exacting process required of vendors working directly with government agencies or any branch of the military. "As a small business, we needed to make it easier ...

Historic Downtown Winter Haven's Landmark Forum Center Rejuvenated as The Hoffman Building

2011-10-22
The 6/10 Corporation has acquired the building previously known as the Forum Center, and housed Winter Haven, Florida's historic Hoffman's Department Store from the late 1930's. With that history in mind, the 8800 square feet, 2-story office building located at 39 Third Street SW is being renamed The Hoffman Building, renovated by the 6/10 Corporation, with interior and exterior improvements including a vibrant color scheme, common conference room and other amenities planned for completion in the Fall of this year. "We continue to see steady demand for the executive ...

Don Thomas Sporthaus Welcomes Ingrid Backstrom and Kristi Leskinen To Birmingham Nov. 12

2011-10-22
Don Thomas Sporthaus (The Sporthaus), the Birmingham, Mich., based premier retailer of skis, snowboards and winter sports equipment and apparel, is presenting "Attack of La Niña" from Matchstick Productions (MSP) on Saturday, November 12 at Birmingham 8 (211 South Old Woodward Ave.) in downtown Birmingham at 8:00 pm. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, November 12, the top ranked mountain skier, Ingrid Backstrom, and Freestyle Skier and Faction Team Rider Kristi Leskinen will be at The Sporthaus from noon to 2 p.m. to sign autographs for fans. Backstrom, ...

Eco Friendly Paper Company Prints Custom Eco-Friendly Kraft Sheet Paper for Chef Emeril Lagasse Foundation's Annual "Carnivale du Vin".

2011-10-22
Custom Packaging and Products announces they will be providing custom eco-friendly Kraft sheet paper for the highly celebrated Carnivale du Vin event on November 11. This renowned event brings together Emeril Lagasse and an all-star line-up of the country's top chefs and vintners in New Orleans for the Emeril Lagasse Foundation's 7th Annual Carnivale du Vin. The event is a fundraising benefit, with proceeds going to improve the lives of young people in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast areas. "We are honored to be working with the Carnivale du Vin fundraising event ...

LAST 30 PRESS RELEASES:

12.5, the 1st Impact Factor of COMMTR released!

Circadian clock impact on cluster headaches funded by $2.4M NIH grant for UTHealth Houston research

Study identifies first drug therapy for sleep apnea

How old is your bone marrow?

Boosting biodiversity without hurting local economies

ChatGPT is biased against resumes with credentials that imply a disability — but it can improve

Simple test for flu could improve diagnosis and surveillance

UT Health San Antonio researcher awarded five-year, $2.53 million NIH grant to study alcohol-assisted liver disease

Giving pre-med students hands-on clinical training

CAMH research suggests potential targets for prevention and early identification of psychotic disorders

Mapping the heart to prevent damage caused by a heart attack

Study challenges popular idea that Easter islanders committed ‘ecocide’

Chilling discovery: Study reveals evolution of human cold and menthol sensing protein, offering hope for future non-addictive pain therapies.

Elena Beccalli, new rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, takes office on 1st July

Pacific Northwest Research Institute uncovers hidden DNA mechanisms of rare genetic diseases

Empowering older adults: Wearable tech made easier with personalized support

Pennington Biomedical researchers partner on award-winning Long Covid study

Cooling ‘blood oranges’ could make them even healthier – a bonus for consumers

Body image and overall health found important to the sexual health of older gay men, according to new studies

Lab-grown muscles reveal mysteries of rare muscle diseases

Primary hepatic angiosarcoma: Treatment options for a rare tumor

Research finds causal evidence tying cerebral small-vessel disease to Alzheimer’s, dementia

Navigating the Pyrocene: Recent Cell Press papers on managing fire risk

Restoring the Great Salt Lake would have environmental justice as well as ecological benefits

Cannabis, tobacco use, and COVID-19 outcomes

A 5:2 intermittent fasting meal replacement diet and glycemic control for adults with diabetes

Scientists document self-propelling oxygen decline in the oceans

Activating molecular target reverses multiple hallmarks of aging

Cannabis use tied to increased risk of severe COVID-19

How to make ageing a ‘fairer game’ for all wormkind

[Press-News.org] "Peace Through Education Is Possible" - Rotary Peace Conference Open to Public Speaker Arun Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi Grandson, Palm Springs Con. Ctr. 11/13/11
Attend the Rotary Peace Conference. Listen and participate in topics on Peace through Education. Hear the words of Arun Gandhi, Rotary International President Kalyan Banerjee and Rotary Peace Fellows.