By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 07 2010 @ 03:55 PM EDT
Summit will Convene Hispanic Thought Leaders and C-Suite Representatives to Discuss the Impact and Influence of
Hispanic-Americans’ Presence in the Nation’s Professional Landscape
The Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL), in concert with national Hispanic thought leaders representing some of the nation’s top Fortune 500 companies, will host its First Annual Leadership Summit on September 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. The Summit, themed “Embracing Innovation through Diversity,” is designed to explore the role of Hispanic professionals and diversity at large, as well as its impact and influence on propelling innovation in the workplace.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 07 2010 @ 03:52 PM EDT
Temporary work remains a bright spot in the current job market, but many people may think that project assignments aren’t available in their industry or at their experience level. To help job seekers separate fact from fiction, temporary financial staffing firm Accountemps identified five myths commonly associated with temporary work and the realities behind them.
By Post Wednesday, July 07 2010 @ 09:21 AM EDT
VIGNETTE SHADES FROM HUNTER DOUGLAS WIN PRESTIGIOUS IDEA AWARD
UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., July 6, 2010 – The results are in, and it is now official that the leading window coverings company in North America has yet another feather in its cap. Vignette® Modern Roman Shades in the Tiered™ design option with the LiteRise® cordless lifting system from Hunter Douglas won a Silver in the 2010 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, July 07 2010 @ 07:12 AM EDT
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By Shawn Dell Joyce Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 07:25 PM EDT
Cooling our homes in the summer can account for 45 percent of our home energy use, yet it could be reduced to 10 percent or less with a few thoughtful changes. Incorporating natural ventilation into your home will help you slash your energy use and carbon emissions drastically.
Become aware of the seasonal wind patterns and the airflow around your home. Most areas have gentle breezes in the summer that can be directed into your house through landscaping and opening certain windows.
By Esteinreich Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 07:12 PM EDT
SECRETARY FISHER: SEAFOOD CHEF TO HIGHLIGHT BEST OF JERSEY DISH AT NATIONAL SEAFOOD COMPETITION
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher taste-tested a Jersey scallop, lobster and black bass dish prepared by chef Peter J. Fischbach at the Hospitality House at the New Jersey Restaurant Association’s (NJRA) Trenton office.
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 01:23 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, July 04 2010 @ 01:19 PM EDT
Summit will Convene Hispanic Thought Leaders and C-Suite Representatives to Discuss the Impact and Influence of Hispanic-Americans’ Presence in the Nation’s Professional Landscape
The Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL), in concert with national Hispanic thought leaders representing some of the nation’s top Fortune 500 companies, will host its First Annual Leadership Summit on September 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. The Summit, themed “Embracing Innovation through Diversity,” is designed to explore the role of Hispanic professionals and diversity at large, as well as its impact and influence on propelling innovation in the workplace
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, July 03 2010 @ 12:18 PM EDT
WHAT: Whole Foods Market in Paramus N.J.
will be hosting many Family oriented events and classes that are geared for any age. Kids’ cooking classes, healthy eating classes with our Healthy Eating Specialist, an outdoor Summer Concert Series and a store tasting highlighting local products complete a full calendar for the month of July.
WHERE: Whole Foods Market Paramus at the Bergen Town Center on Route 4 East in Paramus NJ
WHEN: ALL JULY DATES BELOW:
By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, July 03 2010 @ 12:15 PM EDT
$7.5 Million Plan Would Benefit & Protect Women, Newborns
Assembly Democratic women legislators, for the second day in a row, called on Gov. Chris Christie Friday to act on legislation to restore $7.5 million in cuts for women’s health programs in the recently enacted FY 2011 state budget. “Restoring these vital programs will save lives and money,” said Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Middlesex/Somerset/Union), a vocal opponent of Christie’s cuts to women’s healthcare. “We continue to urge Gov. Christie to enact this restoration so that we can continue to prevent New Jerseyans – especially women – from needlessly dying from diseases that can be treated with proper screening.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:21 AM EDT
Getting a Break on Fuel, Repairs and Overnight Slips for the Summer Vacation
Boaters and anglers looking to save money on their waterway outings can check out the fuel, boat repair and overnight dockage discounts at www.BoatUS.com/ServiceLocator
. The over 900 marinas and boatyards across North America offering the price breaks are part of the BoatU.S. Cooperating Marina Program
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:19 AM EDT
Tiny Love Gymini Bouncer
Innovative Bouncer Both Comforts and Entertains Baby While offering Smart Solutions for Parents
Tiny Love, the most trusted name in infant developmental toys, has announced its first entry in the baby gear category with the new Gymini Bouncer. For ages birth and up, Tiny Love combines the popularity of its multiple award-winning line of Gymini activity mats with the smart solution of activity arches as a positive feature in today’s newest bouncer. “We have a passion for developing innovative products made with genuine care and understanding for the lifestyle of today’s families,” said Ann Schwartz, General Manager, Tiny Love USA. “Our goal is to create products that are fun and high quality to help babies and parents grow together.”
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:17 AM EDT
Are you protected if your valuable items get stolen? Have you written down the serial numbers for your phones, electronics, and other valuables? What about taking pictures of your expensive home furnishings or those priceless family heirlooms?
LeadsOnline, the online system that works with police across the country to track and recover stolen property, announces Report It, a Citizen Property Inventory System, designed for citizens to keep track of their personal belongings.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:14 AM EDT
The Garden State Harmonica Club and Trumpets Jazz Club is offering another musical event with a specific theme of blues this time entitled a “Harmonica Blues Blast” that will have 3 fantastic acts of blues featuring:
Rob Paparozzi – lead singer of “Blood ,Sweat and Tears” and harmonicist with Ed Alstrom on keyboard
Dennis Gruenling – with his own unique style on the diatonic harmonica and Dave Gross on the guitar
Charlie Toker and the 17 North Band – Charlie (Daddy T)- harmonica/piano
Mike Muray – trombone, Frank Altamore –guitar,
Jeremiah Healy–bass guitar, Herb Barnett- drums,
Barry Glick- accordion
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:09 AM EDT
Sen. Loretta Weinberg, Assemblywoman Linda Stender, representatives of women’s health organizations and legislators who support access to women’s health programs called on Gov. Chris Christie Thursday to act on legislation to restore $7.5 million in cuts for women’s health programs in the recently enacted FY 2011 state budget.
“Today, we’re calling on Gov. Christie to do the right thing and restore funding for women’s health programs,” said Weinberg (D-Bergen), chair of the Senate Health Committee.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:07 AM EDT
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, recently hosted a networking event for the public, caregivers and healthcare professionals in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter. Event chairman and Association board member Russell Rothman, along with Association associate director Elaine Winter shared information with attendees about the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walks®, which raise awareness and funds nationally for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:03 AM EDT
As Part of Whole Foods' 'Kids Day', Children Receive Free Plantings and Advice to Attracting Beautiful Creatures to Their Garden
With children looking for new and exciting outdoor activities to fill the summer days, Midland Park, N.J.-based R&S Landscaping recently hosted a fun-filled, free workshop, instructing local children on the best way to create new homes for one of nature's most beautiful creatures -- the butterfly.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, July 02 2010 @ 10:02 AM EDT
(L-R) Heritage Pointe of Teaneck residents Evelyn Goodgal, Gerry Wagner, Bunny and Bernie Yegelwel, Norma Pozner and Lou Ciulla recently enjoyed an afternoon in Manhattan to see “Dietrich & Chevalier: The Musical,” at St. Luke’s Theater. The production, which is set in the 1940’s, highlights the friendship and love story of Marlene Dietrich and Maurice Chevalier during World War II.