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Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers with Outdoor Workers that Fresh Water Must be Provided to Prevent...

OAKLAND, California, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA is reminding employers with outdoor workers they must provide fresh water and encourage workers to stay hydrated in order to prevent heat illness, especially ...

StarKist® Celebrates 100th Anniversary By Pledging $100,000 In Financial Contributions To Feed The Children

PITTSBURGH, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- StarKist®, a food company that provides trusted, healthy and shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, is celebrating its 100th Anniversary by pledging a $100,000 financial ...

The Gentle Barn Moves Forward in St. Louis

SANTA CLARITA, California, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In 23 days, 5,000 people from all 50 United States and over 40 countries, came together to start a Gentle Barn in Missouri to heal abused animals and work with at-risk ...

Thousands Joined Archbishop Gomez For Special Mass In Solidarity With All Immigrants

LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Archdiocese of Los Angeles launched today TheNextAmerica.org (FuturoEstadosUnidos.org), a new bilingual website aiming to raise awareness, provide resources and share the ...

Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers with Outdoor Workers to Protect Them from Heat Illness as Temperatures...

OAKLAND, California, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness, especially those not accustomed to working in high heat conditions. Employers need to ...

Annual RMHC®/HACER® Scholarship Program Celebrates Three Decades Of Making College Dreams A Reality

NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The 30th edition of the Ronald McDonald House Charities® Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources® (RMHC®/HACER®) Scholarship Program awards luncheon took place on ...

“Nature’s Amazing Machines” Shows The Marvels Of Natural Engineering

DENVER, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Imagine if you could swim 60 miles an hour, your punch could break through aquarium glass or your ears could act as air conditioners. From the inside out, every living thing is a machine ...

“Nature’s Amazing Machines” Shows The Marvels Of Natural Engineering

DENVER, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Imagine if you could swim 60 miles an hour, your punch could break through aquarium glass or your ears could act as air conditioners. From the inside out, every living thing is a machine ...

With Only Four Days Left, Gentle Barn Asks for Your Help In Securing a...

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Gentle Barn (www.gentlebarn.org), the national non-profit, who saved the six cows who escaped from a slaughterhouse in St. Louis, MO, has reached 75% of their fundraising ...

Members of Congress Unite to Support March of Dimes Gourmet Gala

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- United States Senators and Representatives united for an evening of friendly competition for a great cause at the 35th Annual March of Dimes Gourmet Gala. Forty-eight Members of ...

15th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars gala brings old Hollywood glamour to South...

MIAMI, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The South Florida community united against childhood cancer on Saturday, May 20, when 500 guests filled the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami at the 15th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels ...

Los Angeles Dodgers Visit Gentle Barn

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Gentle Barn Foundation is excited to announce the addition of athletes and celebrities in support of The Gentle Barn opening its third location in St. Louis, MO. Photo - ...

U.S. District Court Upholds Labor Commissioner Awards of Almost $1 Million for Misclassification of...

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- A federal court judge has sided with California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su, issuing a judgment in favor of five port and rail truck drivers against XPO Cartage Inc. The ruling ...

Campaign Launched to Prevent Deaths During Aquatic Activities

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As a result of the growing popularity of water sports and recreational water activities, the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) and the Water Sports Foundation (WSF) today launched a ...

Now you can raise money for personal causes on Facebook!

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is a place where people come together to connect with their communities and support one another in meaningful ways. Today, we are giving people another way ...

United Way Hosts All-Star Softball Classic to Benefit Homeless Youth

SEATTLE, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Batter up! That phrase will be heard a lot on May 13th at Safeco Field as United Way of King County hosts the 5th annual All-Star Softball Classic to raise money for homeless youth. The ...

Gentle Barn Launches Campaign for The St Louis Six

SANTA CLARITA, California, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Gentle Barn Foundation, who saved the six cows who had escaped from a slaughterhouse in North St. Louis on March 30th, are announcing a fundraising campaign ...

America’s top 10 youth volunteers of 2017 named at 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of...

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For community service initiatives that range from supporting veterans to providing school supplies to kids in need, 10 students were named America's top youth volunteers of 2017 today by ...

Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Set for May 13 throughout Nation

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 25nd annual national food drive on Saturday, May 13. <img id="prnejpg24b0left" title="National ...

Georgia Power introduces new PSA during National Electric Safety Month

ATLANTA, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- May is National Electric Safety Month across the country and to help promote electric safety to its customers, Georgia Power today released a new public service announcement (PSA) ...

Fuel Relief Fund Partners with the United Nations on Addressing Fuel Delivery Needs After...

Fuel Relief Fund Traveled to Ghana to Provide Expertise at One of the World's Six Humanitarian Response Depots. RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- When a major disaster strikes, one of the most critical ...

It’s In Our Hands – Safety Week 2017

CHICAGO, JACKSONVILLE, Florida, LOS ANGELES, and TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Our communities come to life through the hands of construction crews. Men and women spend hours making the places we live, work and ...

SeaWorld Welcomes Last Killer Whale Baby

SAN ANTONIO, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- SeaWorld is excited to announce the birth of the newest member of the SeaWorld family of killer whales. Takara, the 25-year-old matriarch of the orca pod, gave birth to the calf at ...

Companies team up to support moms and babies during Spring season

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Throughout this spring, major companies are mobilizing their customers to support moms and babies through partnerships with the March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit ...

Colgate-Palmolive And World Champion Swimmer Michael Phelps Team Up To Make Waves In Water...

NEW YORK, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Colgate® is proud to announce that one of the most decorated athletes of all-time, swimmer Michael Phelps, is joining the company's water conservation ...

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