Wednesday 26 March 2014, marked exactly six months until the start of one of the world’s largest and most iconic sporting events. Scotland, the Home of Golf, is getting ready to host The 40th Ryder Cup in September 2014, in addition to Welcoming the World in its Year of Homecoming.
Over 250,000 spectators are expected to travel to Gleneagles to enjoy the magnificent tournament set against the backdrop of the rolling Perthshire glens.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400510-the-ryder-cup-tees-off-scotland
The G-Global info-communicative platform hosted an online conference on the 19th March on the theme “Draft Plan for overcoming long-term consequences of the global financial and economic crisis for UN Member States” in preparation for the second World Anti-Crisis Conference to be held in the Kazakhstan capital, Astana, on 21-23 May 2014. Mark Uzan, director of the Renovating Bretton Woods Committee, moderated the online-conference in which international and Kazakhstan experts participated. They reached agreement on a consolidated draft Plan for overcoming long-term consequences of the global financial and economic crisis for UN Member States (Plan) on which the international expert community has been actively working.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7140055-g-global-info-communicative-platform-draft-plan
In celebration of World Water Day (March 22), eight Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas resident productions became ONE for the second annual One Night for ONE DROP Friday, March 21, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The one-night-only philanthropic event benefiting ONE DROP – the non-profit organization established by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté – raised awareness and funds for water-related issues around the world.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7130251-cirque-du-soleil-one-night-for-one-drop
Sydney Harbour sparkles as the 3rd annual Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (21 March - 13 April) opens with its spectacular water-top stage playing host to a new production of Madama Butterfly. Under the stars and on the water's edge, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is the city's grandest cultural event. Unique to Sydney, this world-class event is like no other, turning the iconic Sydney skyline into an operatic backdrop for a nightly audience of 3,000.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66153-opera-australia-madama-butterfly
Pro-audio brand RØDE Microphones is excited to announce the ‘My RØDE Reel’ international short film competition, conceived to nurture emerging, independent filmmakers and give them the opportunity to share in more than US$70,000 in prizes.
Running from March until June, the aim of the ‘My RØDE Reel’ contest is to encourage filmmakers from all walks of life to get out in the field, creating films and continually improve their craft.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66061-rode-reel-international-short-film-contest
Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has named Angie Goodwin of Calhoun, Ky., as the winner of the Grand Prize 2014 Rare Life Award. Eagle Rare will donate $40,000 to Goodwin’s charity, Thumbs Up for Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation, and host an awards ceremony in Henderson on March 7. Angie and her late son Lane started the foundation to support childhood cancer research through funding and advocacy and to assist families battling childhood cancer by providing education, financial assistance and a volunteer network.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64624-eagle-rare-bourbon-angie-goodwin-grand-prize-2014-rare-life-award
Hilary Duff, new mother to 22-month-old son Luca, is volunteering her time to help the March of Dimes raise funds to help give more babies a healthy start in life.
”As a mom, I'm proud to support the March of Dimes helping more women have full term pregnancies and healthy babies. That’s why I walk in March for Babies,” she says in a new public service advertisement. “The money we raise funds research and local programs that help babies overcome the challenges of premature birth and birth defects. Together we can help make healthier babies possible for thousands of families.”
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65164-march-of-dimes-march-for-babies-2014/
TOURNEAU, the world's leading retailer of luxury timepieces for more than a century, will spring time forward this weekend in accordance with Daylight Saving Time, which takes place at 2 a.m., Sunday, March 9. At TOURNEAU, the arduous task of updating the extensive watch inventory at more than 30 stores nationwide, will begin Friday morning when close to 1,000 TOURNEAU watch professionals will change more than 100,000 timepieces from the 100 brands carried throughout the retailer.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65798-tourneau-watch-retailer-springs-forward-for-daylight-savings-time
This year, Bob Evans Farms is partnering with JDRF for the second year, with a goal of raising $100,000 for T1D research by selling JDRF’s signature paper sneakers in each of its 561 restaurants.
Starting today through March 19, guests can support the fight against T1D by making donations of their choice to JDRF at their local Bob Evans restaurant. Guests interested in making a contribution will receive one of JDRF’s paper sneakers to sign and display. In addition, on March 19, Bob Evans will host a national community fundraiser, donating 15 percent of sales to JDRF when guests present a fundraising flyer. To access and download the community fundraiser flyer, visit Bob Evans’ Curing Diabetes Facebook page.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65919-bob-evans-farms-fight-against-type-1-diabetes-t1d-jdrf-partnership