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May 05, 2015, 08:00 ET
Olivia Travel and R Family Vacations plan family and friends 2016 vacation to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Packages will go on sale May 6, 2015. For more information visit www.olivia.com or www.rfamilyvacations.com, and to make reservations call 800-631-6277 (within the U.S.) or 415-962-5700 (outside of the U.S.).

Two of LGBT's Top Travel Companies Join Forces to Offer Family and Friends Vacation Package

 Olivia Travel and R Family Vacations, two of the most significant forces in the LGBT community, announced today a partnership to jointly...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:52 ET
Greater Boston Association of REALTORS

Despite Low Inventory And Record Snow, Home Sales, Prices Steady In March

Although there was a slight slip in home sales in March, the local housing market remains healthy with modest price appreciation and strong buyer...

Apr 28, 2015, 06:00 ET
TOYS"R"US BECOMES "DESTINATION: STAR WARS(TM)," KICKING OFF YEAR-LONG GLOBAL CELEBRATION

Toys"R"Us® Becomes "Destination: Star Wars™," Kicking Off Year-Long Global Celebration

 Toys"R"Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are set to bring customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of...

Apr 23, 2015, 04:15 ET

Diseños finalistas no vistos previamente se mostrarán en Helsinki en la Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition

- Los diseños finalistas no vistos previamente se mostrarán en Helsinki a partir del 25 de abril en una exposición pública...

Apr 23, 2015, 04:15 ET
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Apr 22, 2015, 08:05 ET
2014 Duck brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest Grand Prize Winners.

5 Creative Scholarships To Help Offset The Rising Costs Of College

Does the cost of higher education scare you? If so, you're not alone! College tuition prices have skyrocketed. In fact, over the past 30 years,...

Apr 22, 2015, 06:00 ET
World's shortest grant application rewards projects that protect the planet. Share your ideas. #140Difference

#140Difference - The World's Shortest Grant Application - Is Back With More Money for More Causes

 Dedicated to making the world a better place, So Delicious Dairy Free is bringing back the world's shortest grant application –...

Apr 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

John R. Wood Properties #1 in Per Agent Sales in Florida

According to RIS Media's 27th Annual Power Broker Report, which ranks the top 500 real estate brokerage firms in the nation, John R. Wood...

Apr 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Inserm, the French National Institute of...

Apr 21, 2015, 07:16 ET
Copyright - Prince Tennis . Prince Tennis - TeXtreme racquets collection

TeXtreme® Enters the Tennis Court With Prince

Prince is a world leading racquet sports company that with the launch of the TeXtreme® collection they hold on to their history of...

Apr 20, 2015, 12:05 ET

Julius Nasso Productions Announces The Start Of Principal Photography On "Darc"

Julius R. Nasso Productions announces that principal photography has commenced on "Darc," a motion picture directed by Nick Powell...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:08 ET

Toys"R"Us® In-Store Campaign Raises More Than $2 Million To Benefit Special Olympics

 Toys"R"Us® today announced that a recent campaign hosted in its stores across the U.S. and online at Toysrus.com to benefit Special...

Apr 15, 2015, 08:00 ET
STAINMASTER® PetProtect® Sit, Stay & Save Event

Fetch a Great Deal at the STAINMASTER® PetProtect® Sit, Stay & Save Event

 Today, the STAINMASTER® brand announces the launch of their second annual Sit, Stay & Save Event in collaboration with the...

Apr 14, 2015, 17:26 ET

The LA Dodgers And R/GA Announce First-Ever Sports Technology & Entertainment Accelerator

The Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA are pleased to announce a new accelerator program targeting companies with innovative products and services at the...

Apr 11, 2015, 12:00 ET

SMPTE® Announces Public Awareness Campaign

 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), one of the worldwide leaders in motion-imaging standards and...

Apr 08, 2015, 10:10 ET
PLS(R) FINANCIAL SERVICES

PLS® Financial Services Sponsors AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer

PLS® Financial Services is proud to announce its sponsorship of AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, a weekend-long event series that raises...

Mar 31, 2015, 15:04 ET
Primrose School of Burlington

Franchise Opportunities Growing in Boston with Leading Preschool Company

 Franchise opportunities are growing in the greater Boston area with Primrose Schools®, a high-quality early education and care provider...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:40 ET

Blind Confidence Ruins Mergers, Says Leadership Expert Constance R. Dierickx

 Very smart executives can make very bad decisions when their enthusiasm or disdain for a deal takes over. Like courtship, getting to know...

Mar 25, 2015, 08:59 ET

Strong Sales Drive Home Prices Higher, Inventory Lower During February

Buyer demand in the local housing market remained historically strong in February as low mortgage rates, less stringent credit standards, and gains...