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Dec 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
William Shatner is on a mission to help seniors "catch up" with new technology. The project is on kickstarter.com now.

William Shatner's message to seniors; "The Future is Bright"

"People over 50 have been pretty beat up lately with downsizing, a slumping economy, and so many changes in the way things work. That's why I wrote...

Dec 15, 2014, 16:30 ET
William Shatner Launches Kickstarter Project to Publish New Book "Catch Me Up". The book teaches seniors how to leverage their life experience through the use of new technology.

William Shatner, Star Trek's Captain Kirk, uses crowd-funding to release new book on how to reinvent yourself after 50

William Shatner is the latest celebrity to utilize crowd funding to produce projects they are passionate about and to retain creative control. His...

Dec 11, 2014, 08:43 ET
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Square-up English Language Arts Gives your child an ADVANTAGE on Common Core standards

"The Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy build on the best of existing standards and reflect the skills and knowledge...

Dec 01, 2014, 15:30 ET
Young people with narcolepsy John Grady, Thomas Gow, and Liz Guckian present $30,000 check to Harvard's Dr. Thomas Scammell.

Wake Up Narcolepsy Continues Research Funding at Harvard University

 Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to speed narcolepsy diagnosis and help in the search for a cure, recently...

Nov 25, 2014, 12:30 ET
William Shatner is on a mission to help seniors "catch up" with new technology. The project is on kickstarter.com now.

William Shatner on a mission to help seniors "catch up" with technology

William Shatner has just launched a Kickstarter project to produce his new book, "Catch Me Up". The book features interviews between Shatner and...

Nov 20, 2014, 13:00 ET
William Shatner Launches Kickstarter Project to Publish New Book "Catch Me Up". The book teaches seniors how to leverage their life experience through the use of new technology.

William Shatner Launches Kickstarter Project to Publish New Book

 Today William Shatner, veteran actor and spokesman, launched his first Kickstarter project to produce the new book, "Catch Me Up". The book...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:14 ET

Trio Launches Innovative Consulting Firm

Change Up is a new agency passionate about delivering the insights, imagination, and creativity required to drive innovative retail...

Nov 17, 2014, 07:00 ET

44 Per Cent of Canucks Prefer to Shop Canadian

Yet, Canadians are Flocking for Online Deal this U.S Thanksgiving - The number of Canadians who plan on purchasing items online from U.S....

Nov 06, 2014, 12:00 ET

Christina Applegate Appears In New Public Awareness Campaign For Stand Up To Cancer And Cancer Treatment Centers Of America®

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA®) have collaborated on a new print, radio and digital public service...

Nov 06, 2014, 12:00 ET

Honda Supports Narcolepsy Community to Raise Awareness with PSA

In an effort to spread awareness about the often disabling symptoms of the lifelong sleep disorder narcolepsy, American Honda Motor Co Inc., in...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:08 ET
A UPS instructor helps a Boys & Girls Club teen practice safe driving techniques on a virtual driving simulator as part of the UPS Road Code program.

Boys & Girls Clubs Of America And The UPS Foundation Pave The Way For Teen Driver Safety

The leading cause of death among teens in the United States is motor vehicle crashes, with phones causing one in every five teen distracted driving...

Oct 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

All Ways Up Foundation Announces The Third Annual Bridging The Gap Awards

 The All Ways Up Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting submissions for its Third Annual Bridging the Gap Awards, a matching...

Oct 08, 2014, 09:30 ET

UPS Canada gives online shoppers around the world delivery confidence, control and convenience

- UPS My Choice Expands to 15 Additional Countries - UPS Access Point Locations worldwide to nearly double in...

Oct 07, 2014, 07:00 ET

Canadian internal trade red tape a burden on half of SMEs

Yet three-quarters conduct business in other provinces, one-quarter plan to expand in the next five years MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Oct 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

Company Website and Facebook Are Top e-commerce Tools for Canadian SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises identify customer demand for online promotion and sale platforms MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/...

Sep 24, 2014, 09:06 ET

Advocates to Rally September 28th for a Federal Response to Painkiller and Heroin Epidemic

On Sunday, September 28, 2014, a coalition of consumer advocacy organizations, drug prevention groups, medical experts and addiction treatment...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
Raymond De Rise, Laura Fabrizio, and Julie Frasher have joined the Wake Up Narcolepsy Board to help people everywhere living with narcolepsy, a devastating, incurable sleep disease. (PRNewsFoto/Wake Up Narcolepsy)

Wake Up Narcolepsy Names Three to Board

Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with narcolepsy, today announced the appointment...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
Andrew Luck teams up with Quaker for the third consecutive year to help inspire families to think about fueling up, eating right and getting active for at least 60 minutes of play a day. (PRNewsFoto/The Quaker Oats Company)

Fuel Up To Play 60 And Quaker® Oats Team Up To Inspire And Encourage Healthy Habits Nationwide

Play is universal for all ages and research shows that physical activity, in combination with good nutrition, is essential to a healthy lifestyle.1...

Sep 07, 2014, 17:30 ET

More Than USD $109 Million Pledged So Far In U.S. And Canada In Connection With Sept. 5 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special

 More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock"...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:40 ET

More Stars Stand Up To Cancer This Friday, September 5th - 8:00 PM ET And PT / 7:00 PM CT

 This Friday, September 5th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...