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Oct 30, 2014, 09:30 ET image

Adrienne Shelly Foundation Honors Comedian Sarah Silverman at 4th Annual Woman of Vision Salute at Museum of Modern Art

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was killed in 2006, hosted its 4th annual Woman of Vision salute at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Saturday, October 25th.  ASF supports women filmmakers with production grants.   The event featured a screening of the...

Oct 30, 2014, 09:15 ET

2014 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By FOOD & WINE Raises $1 Million To Help Fight Hunger

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seventh annual Food Network New York City Wine &...

Oct 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Calls On The Public To Wage Hope During National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month In November

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is urging the public to...

Oct 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Most Americans Say Employers Should Never Discriminate, Even on Religious Grounds, According to Latest Harris/Out & Equal Poll

SAN FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty years after its introduction, the...

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