More than 300 global leaders, health and development experts, vaccinators, celebrities, philanthropists, and business leaders will gather tomorrow in Abu Dhabi in the first Global Vaccine Summit to endorse the critical role that vaccines and immunization play in giving children a healthy start to life. Despite tremendous progress, one child still dies every 20 seconds from preventable diseases like pneumonia, rotavirus, measles, and meningitis.
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Under the leadership of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the primary organization in the U.S. representing people with rare diseases, millions of Americans will gather tomorrow to observe the 5th annual Rare Disease Day. This international observance unites people around the globe to focus attention on the estimated 300 to 350 million patients worldwide afflicted with rare diseases and to recognize that their needs are a global public health concern. In the U.S., a rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans.
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Forget bringing in the weekend, T.G.I. Friday’s is bringing in the world’s end like no one else can. With potentially only three more weeks left for all of mankind, T.G.I. Friday’s is inviting guests to celebrate all over the country on Friday, December 21st – the date predicted on the Mayan calendar to mark the end of the world as we know it. Friday’s plans to party like there’s no tomorrow with Mayan-inspired “Last Friday” celebrations in select cities such as Los Angeles and Miami.
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Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced its positioning in the Leaders quadrant by leading industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc. in their “Magic Quadrant: Managed Print Services Worldwide” report.
In the Gartner Magic Quadrant report, Lexmark was evaluated on “completeness of vision” as well as its “ability to execute.” According to Gartner, “Leaders provide MPS to a wide range of customers, including the largest and most geographically dispersed, so they must demonstrate a truly global reach. They must demonstrate not only the skills to deliver today’s MPS, but also the understanding, initiative and resources to prepare for tomorrow’s MPS. Leaders characteristically augment the full scope of MPS with a wide range of added-value services. As a result, they are frequently shortlisted by large and midsize customers.”
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Millions of young people across the nation will become scientists for the day tomorrow, during the fifth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD). This annual event seeks to spark an early youth interest in science education and future careers, and to reclaim the nation’s position of leadership in scientific exploration. As part of 4-H NYSD, youth will participate in the 4-H Eco-Bot Challenge: the 2012 National Science Experiment at hundreds of local events taking place in all 50 states. (See our online event map for time and location information).
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Unveiling several transformational changes to reach new guests, Olive Garden announced its first new national advertising campaign in nearly 10 years and the initial phase of significant menu innovations that include lighter Italian entrées, new Porta Vita signature wines and a unique “Dinner Today & Dinner TomorrowSM” limited-time offer.
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In honour of Milan’s fashion week, Fidenza Village is proud, for the third consecutive year, to participate in the Vogue Talents partnership with Palazzo Morando’s dedicated preview that opens to the public from Friday 21 September until Monday 24 September. This important, ongoing collaboration between Vogue Italia and Fidenza Village marks a shared passion and dedicates support programmes to helping emerging creative talent. Together with Vogue Italia’s Franca Sozzani, Fidenza Village is committed to investing in fashion for tomorrow, supporting emerging talents and ensuring an exciting legacy for the future of creativity and fashion. The venue will also host Vogue’s eighth year of involvement in the Italian Who is on Next? programme, which aims to find new national talents in the prêt-à-porter fashion and accessories industry.
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As part of the ninth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM), the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ad Council unveiled a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as part of their Ready campaign. Created pro bono by advertising agency Leo Burnett, the new PSAs emphasize the message that “you never know when the day before is the day before” by utilizing imagery of infamous natural disasters juxtaposed with comparatively idyllic imagery what it looked like the day before the destruction.
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Tomorrow, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary during the world’s largest sing-along to issue the Celebrate Scouting First-Class Mail Forever stamp.
Available nationwide tomorrow, the stamp will be dedicated at the Washington Monument grounds on the National Mall at the Girl Scouts Rock the Mall: 100th Anniversary Sing-Along, where nearly a quarter-million girls will converge during the organization’s centennial anniversary.
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