New survey results from Connections Academy, http://www.connectionsacademy.com, one of the country’s leading providers of full-time online school for students in grades K through 12, reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent Satisfaction Survey, an annual third-party survey now in its twelfth year. All families with students enrolled at the time of the survey were invited to participate – 45% of the families responded to the survey, totaling more than 18,000 respondents. The survey results suggest key explanations for the continuing growth of virtual schooling in the United States.
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At Blue Bunny, we make more than just ice cream. We set the stage for great stories to unfold and laughter to be shared. We help bring smiles to those who sometimes need it most.
Blue Bunny is continuing its cause alliance with Make-A-Wish in 2014 to help make more wishes come true. Since the start of the relationship in 2013, Blue Bunny has helped Make-A-Wish grant more than 100 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7188851-blue-bunny-ice-cream-make-a-wish/
In 2013 Herman Miller introduced Living Office, an enlightened and more human-centred framework to approach contemporary office design. Continuing the company’s legacy of leadership in the design of the modern workplace, Living Office addresses wants and needs that are fundamental to all humans, while adaptive to the unique purpose, character and activities of individuals and organisations. Ultimately, Herman Miller’s Living Office seeks to inspire and enable a more natural and desirable workplace, fostering greater connection, creativity, productivity, and prosperity for all.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7242951-herman-miller-brings-living-office-life-new-insights-tools-furnishings
Continuing its long history of supporting the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, exclusive tire supplier of NASCAR’s three major national series, has launched its fifth annual “Goodyear Gives Back” charitable program benefitting the Support Our Troops® organization.
To kick off the program, Goodyear will once again transform its NASCAR race tires by replacing the “Eagle” sidewall design with “Support Our Troops” messaging on all tires used during Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This effort coincides with the launch of Goodyear’s charity auction at www.Goodyear.com/GivesBack, which features autographed NASCAR memorabilia, VIP race experiences and rides on the Goodyear Blimp.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7101154-goodyear-gives-back-charity-auction-to-benefit-support-our-troops
Continuing its commitment to make the tools that build America, STANLEY Tools announces the launch of its Stanley Black & Decker 2014 Build Your America Contest today, where one charitable organization, non-profit organization or local government agency will win $10,000 to honor its community such as a neighborhood improvement project, renovations to a historical landmark, school, park, recreation center, etc.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7218251-stanley-black-and-decker-tools-2014-build-your-america-contest
Three-time Emmy nominated choreographer and dancer Travis Wall creates and calls on his dancing friends, including So You Think You Can Dance alum, to perform an original dance number in celebration of award-winning Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace\'s milestone first birthday. Upon opening, Bacchanal Buffet redefined the Las Vegas buffet with over 500 items prepared fresh daily in the $17 million buffet. Continuing on the trend of innovative approaches, the award winning buffet now has its own music video.
Crayola today launched its nationwide “COLORCYCLE” marker program, which transforms used markers directly into clean energy. The program is the latest innovation in the company’s continuing commitment to advance its sustainability efforts. The “COLORCYCLE” marker program will allow students to responsibly dispose of any type of used marker through an in-school collection process, keeping plastic out of landfills. Once the used markers are collected, a unique technology will convert the markers into usable fuel.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/57862-colorcycle-marker-crayola-clean-energy-program-clean-energy
The fashion industry is changing. A trend transformation has already taken place this year with London Plus Size Fashion Weekend (LPSFW), the first of its kind which was held during this year’s spring / summer London Fashion Week.
Stylish plus size retailer Curvissa are continuing to celebrate this penchant for size, something which is expressed in their latest TV ad campaign.
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Continuing its long history of supporting the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, exclusive tire supplier of NASCAR’s three major national series, is waving the green flag on the fourth annual “Goodyear Gives Back” charitable program benefitting the Support Our Troops® organization.
To launch this year’s program, Goodyear transformed its race tires by replacing the “Eagle” sidewall design with desert camouflage lettering that read “Support Our Troops” on all NASCAR tires used during Memorial Day Weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The commemorative tires are one of a number of initiatives planned as part of this year’s program, which includes a charity auction featuring autographed NASCAR memorabilia and VIP experiences, along with at-track activities and multiple opportunities for racing fans to participate. All proceeds from the program benefit Support Our Troops®, a nonprofit nationwide organization that works to bolster the morale and well-being of America’s troops and their families.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/57861-goodyear-gives-back-charity-auction-nascar-tires-support-our-troops
Continuing to assist those who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced that it is donating $50,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. Established by Governor Chris Christie and chaired by First Lady Mary Pat Christie, the relief fund is a non-profit organization that raises and distributes funds to organizations to support the recovery and rebuilding efforts of New Jersey communities impacted by the storm.
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Sometimes, style and technology come together to create a product that is both beautiful and intelligent. Inspired by the all-new 2013 Lexus ES, which blends advanced technology and style, Lexus has curated eight start-up products that are currently seeking funding to move into production. Each product embodies the intersection of high-tech and high-style. The goal is to make four of those ideas a reality.
Beginning today and continuing each week for four weeks, the “Lexus Ignition” Facebook application will match up two products and ask the digital community to vote for its favorite. The winner of each week’s popular vote will receive up to $25,000 in funding from Lexus. In total, Lexus will provide up to $100,000 in funding to four fan favorites in the head-to-head competition built entirely upon the brand’s social media channels.
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In preparation for July 4th and the summer months when instances of food poisoning increase, the Ad Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, in partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are continuing their national Food Safe Families public service campaign, the first multimedia effort designed to raise awareness of the risks of foodborne illness (or food poisoning) in the home.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56338-ad-council-usda-hhs-food-safe-families-public-service-campaign