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Mar 04, 2015, 16:05 ET

Jack Henry & Associates Names Shruti Miyashiro to Board of Directors

 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY), a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Mar 03, 2015, 16:04 ET

Jack Daniel's Announces National Launch Of "Tennessee Fire"

 The Jack Daniel Distillery is excited to announce the nationwide release of their finely crafted, red-hot cinnamon spirit, Jack Daniel's...

Feb 26, 2015, 08:00 ET

Jack Henry & Associates Introduces Online Payments, Donations Platform

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Feb 25, 2015, 08:00 ET

ProfitStars Introduces the Commercial Lending Center

 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for...

Feb 24, 2015, 14:36 ET

Mack, Jack & McConaughey Announce Toby Keith to Headline Gala Night at ACL Live at the Moody Theater with Special Guest Little Big Town

 Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of ESPN analyst and legendary football coach Mack Brown, ACM...

Feb 24, 2015, 06:00 ET

The Mom's Choice Awards Names Children's Book, "Treasures in the Winter Vault", Among the Best in Family-Friendly Products

The Mom's Choice Awards® has named children's book "Treasures in the Winter Vault" – a thoughtful story about a boy learning about money...

Feb 18, 2015, 16:15 ET

Jack Henry & Associates Receives NASDAQ Letter

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Feb 17, 2015, 09:54 ET
27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant call for proposals deadline is March 31. Recent winners include (left) Lewiston Middle School, Maine, where African immigrant students were inspired by Keats' inclusion of characters not shown before in children's literature, and then wrote and illustrated a book about their city, which they self-published; and The Library at the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA in Shelby, NC, which built their own StoryWalk(R), where each page of a children's book is posted along a trail for families to read while exercising. This project boosted library attendance by 25%. To apply: www.ezra-jack-keats.org/minigrant-program/

27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals--Common Core and Special Project Submissions Welcome

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 27th year...

Feb 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

Jack Henry & Associates Increases The Quarterly Dividend On Its Common Stock By 14 Percent To $.25 Per Share And Adds Five Million Shares To Stock Repurchase Authorization

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) today announced its Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend by fourteen percent...

Feb 11, 2015, 13:22 ET
The 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award winners are new writer Chieri Uegaki for Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin (Kids Can Press) and new illustrator Chris Haughton for Shh! We Have a Plan (Candlewick Press).  Now in its 29th year, the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award fostered the careers of such talented artists as Angela Johnson, Deborah Wiles and Bryan Collier, all of whom, in the spirit of Keats, portrayed the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family and the multicultural nature of our world.

2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Seeks Brightest 7th Graders with Financial Need for Prestigious National Scholarship

 The most generous and personalized five-year scholarship and educational support program in the nation is accepting applications for its Young...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

La Jack Kent Cooke Foundation busca los más brillantes alumnos de 7mo. grado con necesidades financieras para prestigiosa beca nacional

La beca y programa de apoyo educativo a cinco años más generosa y personalizada del país está aceptando solicitudes para su...

Feb 05, 2015, 08:00 ET

ProfitStars' iPay Solutions First to Implement NACHA's Bill Payment Exception Program

 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for...

Feb 04, 2015, 08:00 ET

Symitar Wins Key Competitive Takeaways for First Half of Fiscal Year 2015

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Feb 03, 2015, 20:39 ET

Jack Henry & Associates Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Ends With 13% Increase In Earnings Per Share

 Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Feb 03, 2015, 15:01 ET

Cooke Foundation Convenes First-of-Its-Kind Summit of School Leaders to Close the Excellence Gap for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which offers the largest scholarships in the country to exceptionally promising students who have financial need,...

Feb 03, 2015, 08:00 ET

ProfitStars Adds New Payment, Mobile and Web Solutions to ICBA Preferred Service Provider Program

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Jan 29, 2015, 08:02 ET
Jack Black Founders Jeff Dandurand, Curran Dandurand and Emily Dalton

Jack Black Celebrates 15 Years, Continues to Lead the Men's Grooming Category

 Premium men's grooming company Jack Black celebrates its fifteen-year anniversary this February. Jack Black's understanding of the male...

Jan 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Jack Henry & Associates To Provide Webcast of Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Call

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

Jack Henry Banking Expands jhaCall Center to Include Overflow and After-Hours Support

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the...