Operation Cookie Countdown: Allrecipes.com to Send Holiday Cookies to Members of U.S. Armed Forces Serving Abroad Every Day Until December 25

SEATTLE, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Allrecipes.com, the world’s #1 food site, today launched its 12th annual Christmas Cookie Countdown, an Allrecipes tradition which features holiday cookie recipes daily on the site for the 25 days leading up to Christmas. This year Allrecipes will host the first annual Cookie Countdown for the Troops using the power […]

VA Consolidates Cleveland Health Care Facilities

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced the signing of a lease that will permit the dramatic expansion of services by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Cleveland’s Veterans. “Through community partnerships and innovative business practices, we will provide more Veteran-focused services, ensuring Ohio’s Veterans have access […]

Video: Wreaths Across America ceremonies to honor U.S. veterans

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. & Harrington, Maine (November 25, 2009) /PRNewswire/ — In what is now a holiday tradition, Civil Air Patrol is proud to partner with Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization that recognizes the courage and sacrifices of U.S. veterans. “Our mission is to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and […]

VA and Kaiser Permanente Invite Veterans to Participate in Health Record Pilot Program

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Kaiser Permanente today announced an exciting program designed to improve care and services to our Nation’s heroes. VA and Kaiser Permanente are launching a pilot program to exchange electronic health record (EHR) information using the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) created by the […]

Learning A-Z Launches Campaign to Help Military Families Stay Connected During the Holidays With Free Copies of the New Book, ‘Hugs for Daddy’

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Learning A-Z, a business unit of Voyager Learning Company (OTC: VLCY), announced today that it sent 150 copies of its new leveled reader “Hugs for Daddy” to the 172nd Mountain Infantry Company, Bravo Company, based in Brewer, ME. The men in this unit have a total of 135 children, […]

Award-Winning Actor Gary Sinise and His Band, the Lt. Dan Band, to Entertain Troops in Afghanistan

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Actor Gary Sinise (“Forrest Gump”, “Apollo 13”, “CSI: NY”), and his band, the Lt. Dan Band, will travel to Afghanistan to perform for U.S. troops at three military bases during Thanksgiving week. Entertainers joining Sinise on the USO tour include model/TV host Leeann Tweeden, actress Kristy Swanson, comedian […]

CMARK Expands Facility Services Into Renewable Energy Sector

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — CMARK International, Inc., (OTC Pink Sheets: CMIT) a global provider of facility and logistic support services for government and commercial institutions has expanded its core facility product and services into energy audits as well as design, production, and installation of solar energy systems for U.S. Government facilities. CMARK is […]

Nothing Is Like Being There

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Thanksgiving weekend marks the 36th annual State Farm Bayou Classic®. Strong in its tradition, the Classic represents the sportsmanship and pride of two schools but it is so much more than a game for the city of New Orleans and those in attendance. For the crew of the new […]

Patrick W. Dunne, VA Under Secretary for Benefits, to Step Down

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Patrick W. Dunne, the Under Secretary for Benefits for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), today announced his resignation for early next year. Dunne, who attained the rank of rear admiral while in the U.S. Navy, has been with VA since 2006. As Under Secretary for Benefits since October 2008, […]

HOMES FOR HEROES(R) Affiliates Help Heroes Get Affordable Housing

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ — The Homes For Heroes program has taken bold efforts to expand its nationally recognized program to more heroes across the country. The program provides discounts and rebates to the “Heroes” that live in our communities. “As a group of Realtors, we conceived the idea for Homes For Heroes after the […]