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Military Families Can Get Free Groceries with Campaign for Healthier Eating

Military families can receive a basket of free groceries and learn about healthy eating thanks to a new campaign from the national...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:15 ET

Operation Homefront Announces CEO Transition

Operation Homefront, the national military support nonprofit, announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Farrell, 48, has been...

Sep 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

New report identifies priorities for protecting Canadians against flooding

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report based on input from a wide range of stakeholders maps out steps in a journey toward making...

Sep 17, 2014, 07:15 ET

Co-op cooks up partnership with Top Chef Canada winner

SASKATOON, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Twice-baked chili-stuffed potatoes and rosemary parmesan soft pretzels are not your typical game day snack,...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:25 ET
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Operation Homefront Video Public Service Announcement

Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit leading more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:07 ET

Musician and Do It For the Love Foundation Founder Michael Franti to Receive Universal Smile Award at San Francisco Operation Smile Gala

 Musician and Founder of the Do It For the Love Foundation, Michael Franti, will be honored with the Universal Smile Award by Operation Smile,...

Sep 03, 2014, 13:07 ET

Operation Smile to Honor Billy Bush, Ken Corday and the Sharon D. Lund Foundation at 2014 Smile Gala in Los Angeles

Operation Smile, the international children's medical charity, will honor Ken Corday, Executive Producer of Days of our Lives; Access Hollywood...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:49 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA RECORDS BEST AUGUST SALES IN 12 YEARS

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported August U.S. sales of 31,305 vehicles, representing an increase of 11.4 percent versus last...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
Since 2001, Operative Media, Inc. has developed software and services that help publishers, agencies, networks, and broadcasters simplify the business of advertising. Media companies rely on Operative to sell, traffic, and bill premium ad inventory, increasing revenue and decreasing overhead. Operative's client base, which controls over 20 percent of the global ad market, features NBCUniversal, Wall Street Journal, Comcast, Clear Channel, BuzzFeed, and Schibsted Media. Visit www.operative.com. (PRNewsFoto/Operative Media, Inc.)

Hulu's Peter Naylor and Ghostery's Emily Riley Join Operative Advisory Board

 Peter Naylor, SVP of Advertising Sales at Hulu, and Emily Riley, Chief Operating Officer at Ghostery, have become part of a newly formed...

Aug 28, 2014, 04:00 ET
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTARS DURAN DURAN TO HEADLINE 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA UNVEILING (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTARS DURAN DURAN TO HEADLINE 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA UNVEILING

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced that Duran Duran will headline its unveiling of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata...

Aug 19, 2014, 18:25 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA FOUNDATION ISSUES $25,000 GRANT TO THE SPCA FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

The Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. believes strongly in helping furry friends (and some not so furry) who find themselves neglected, homeless or...

Aug 14, 2014, 16:16 ET
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Sterling Global Operations finds supporting "Hiring Our Heroes" to be good for veterans, company

 Sterling Global Operations (SGO), which performs stability operations worldwide for the U.S. government, foreign governments friendly to the...

Aug 11, 2014, 13:57 ET
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Operation Homefront Recognizes Back-to-School Brigade Sponsors

Operation Homefront's Back to School Brigade™ program, which distributes back-to-school supplies to children of military families, is off to...

Aug 08, 2014, 16:30 ET

Co-operators General Insurance Company declares quarterly dividend on: Class E, Series C Preference Shares

GUELPH, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Co-operators General Insurance Company ("Co-operators General") today announced a...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:26 ET

Helmet And Concussion Research Experts Available For Interviews

 The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is dedicated to improving athletic equipment and decreasing...

Aug 06, 2014, 07:02 ET

Operational Excellence in the Insurance Industry Driven by Customer Experience and Data Maximization

In recent times, Insurance companies have found it challenging to address stakeholder needs and expectations due to unprecedented operational,...

Aug 01, 2014, 11:43 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers.  Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations)

MAZDA RECORDS BEST JULY SALES IN 21 YEARS

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported July U.S. sales of 29,238 vehicles, representing an increase of 17.1 percent versus last...

Aug 01, 2014, 09:45 ET
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Mazda Gears Up For More Summer Fun With Fashion Rocks®

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced it is the exclusive automotive partner of Fashion Rocks®, a CBS television network...

Jul 31, 2014, 16:46 ET

Co-operators General Insurance Company reports second quarter 2014 results

This quarterly earnings news release should be read in conjunction with our Second Quarter 2014 unaudited condensed consolidated interim...

Jul 30, 2014, 16:51 ET

Caesars Entertainment Operating Company Announces Additional Steps to Position Company for Deleveraging and Public Listing

 Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. ("CEOC" or "the Company") today announced additional steps intended to position CEOC for a stock...