The biggest annual event in the Fashion Retail Academy’s Calendar, the FRA Awards Ceremony took place yesterday and was attended by Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education. Nick Grimshaw also made a guest appearance to present the Commitment Award. The Awards acknowledge the success of FRA graduate students and pave the way for them to begin their careers within the Industry. Sir Philip Green (Arcadia), Jason Tarry (F&F for Tesco), Christos Angelides (Next) and John Dixon (Marks and Spencer) all presented at the event as key sponsors of the FRA.
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Burberry invited the world to celebrate London today, through three simultaneous live shows, blurring the physical and digital to bring the event from the runway in Hyde Park, to the new Regent Street flagship, to the world.
Over 1500 guests attended the Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2013 Womenswear show at the brand’s custom-built show venue in London’s Hyde Park, including from the creative industries Sir Jonathan Ive, Thomas Heatherwick, Harvey Weinstein, Mario Testino, Anna Wintour, Samantha Cameron and Secretary of State for Culture Maria Miller. 2012 Olympians Andy Murray (with girlfriend Kim Sears), Victoria Pendleton, Pete Reed, Allyson Felix, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock and boxer Amir Khan. Perfomer Dita Von Teese and actors Gabriella Wilde, Alice Eve, Maggie Cheung, Dev Patel, Saif Ali Khan, Giorgia Surina, Do Youn Jeon, Rosalie Craig, Jeremy Irvine, Julian Ovenden, Aaron Paul and Nicolas Vaporidis. Musicians Roo Panes, Harry Styles, Allison Mosshart, Misty Miller, Marika Hackman, Florrie Arnold, Jade Williams, George Craig, Dan Gillespie Sells, Adam Pickering, Paula Walker, Miles Kane, Rory Cottam and Samuel Fry and models Laura Bailey, Suki Waterhouse, Tali Lennox, Julia Restoin Roitfield and Florence Brudenell-Bruce also attended.
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today joined National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator David Strickland and Safe Kids President and CEO Kate Carr for the kick-off of Child Passenger Safety Week to remind parents and caregivers to make sure that they are properly using and installing their child safety seats. A new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) survey shows that parents are making five significant mistakes when using car seats and booster seats. It also found that one in five parents do not read any instructions when installing seats.
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Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) officially opens its new manufacturing facility in Cleveland, Tenn., for production of premium cooking products. The $200 million project includes a state-of-the-art production facility and distribution center and will be the largest premium cooking plant in the world. Whirlpool expects the project will add about 130 new jobs to its existing Cleveland workforce. Each year Whirlpool Corporation spends more than $7.4 billion to operate its nine U.S. plants and keep its approximately 15,000 manufacturing employees at work.
Whirlpool Corporation Chairman and CEO, Jeff M. Fettig, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, John Bryson, were key speakers at today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony which began at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Federal, state and local officials, including Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey and Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, also attended.
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced the launch of new public service announcements (PSAs) to raise awareness about the importance of choosing the right child safety seat and making sure it is installed properly. The ads, released in partnership with the Ad Council, promote car seat safety among parents of children up to age 12. Data from the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show an estimated 8,959 lives were saved by child restraint systems from 1975 to 2008.
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Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, and Weili Dai, the company’s co-founder, are honored to have joined U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for the Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer and leaders from across the Asia-Pacific region at last week’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Summit (WES) and are proud to pledge their commitment to the resulting San Francisco Declaration.
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The Ad Council is joining 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), to debut their first joint national multimedia public service campaign to help families prevent food poisoning in the home.
The Food Safe Families campaign was announced this morning by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in time for the July 4th holiday and the start of summer when foodborne illnesses tend to increase—a time when many families celebrate with food. It’s also a time when foodborne illnesses tend to increase with more outdoor meals, and other factors that increase the risk for disease-causing bacteria in food.
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An unprecedented Veterans Affairs (VA) research program that promises to advance the sophisticated science of genomics goes national today. “The Veterans Affairs Research and Development Program has launched the Million Veteran Program, or MVP—an important partnership between VA and Veterans to learn more about how genes affect health, and thus, transform health care for Veterans and for all Americans,” announced VA Under Secretary for Health Robert A. Petzel, MD.
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The Genworth Foundation announced today a three-year commitment to strengthen financial education in more than 300 high schools across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The announcement, made at Henrico County’s Hermitage High School, included Lieutenant Governor William “Bill” Bolling and Secretary of Education Gerard Robinson.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the Department of Health & Human Services is joining the Ad Council and Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, to launch a national public service advertisement (PSA) designed to encourage American families and children to take steps to protect themselves from the flu this season. Sesame Workshop produced the television PSA, which features Secretary Sebelius and Sesame Street’s Elmo explaining the importance of healthy habits such as sneezing into the bend of your arm and staying home when you’re sick.
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