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Pilot Pen Honors U.S. Service Members Through Partnership With Operation Gratitude

26 May, 2017, 14:05 ET Pilot Pen Honors U.S. Service Members Through Partnership With Operation Gratitude

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As the United States remembers those who have made the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day, Pilot Corporation of America (Pilot Pen) and Operation Gratitude – a national organization that assembles and distributes personalized care packages to service members and veterans – have joined forces for a second year to acknowledge and thank those...

26 May, 2017, 06:07 ET The National WWII Museum And PBS' National Memorial Day Concert Announce Facebook Live Q&A On May 28 At 7:15 P.M. ET Honoring The "Greatest Generation"

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National WWII Museum and PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (#MemDayPBS) will host a Facebook Live Q&A at...

26 May, 2017, 07:38 ET End of Session signals missed opportunity to help smokers and protect kids

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that both the House and...

26 May, 2017, 00:30 ET National Safety Council Announces Winners of its Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards

ITASCA, Ill., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards to individuals and organizations that have helped save...

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23 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Statement from Jonathan Hernandez Regarding His Younger Brother and Former New England Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez

LEDYARD, Conn., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following is a statement from Jonathan Hernandez, who is the older brother to former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank everyone who has supported my mother and me during such difficult times.&...

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