By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:24 PM EDT
The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. (“HBCSF”) announces that applications are now being accepted for the annual scholarship and book stipend awards for current college and college-bound Hispanic students for the 2011-2012 school term. The HBCSF, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has a mission to advance the educational aspirations of Hispanic students to become professionals, leaders and valued citizens of the community. Open to all New Jersey residents of Hispanic heritage, the current application can be accessed through www.hbcsf.org. Applications and all required information must be postmarked by Monday, February 28, 2011. Scholarships of up to $4,000 each will be disbursed directly to the college or university of the student's choice during the 2011-2012 school term
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:21 PM EDT
As the fall 2010 college semester gets underway, collegiate anglers throughout the country are looking forward to the opportunity to represent their schools as they compete in bass tournaments. Many college fishing clubs will hold intra-club events this fall before the competition heats up during the spring of 2011.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:12 PM EDT
Five Lucky Families Will Win a Trip Home to Celebrate this Holiday Season
Today, Folgers® announces the launch of the second annual “Home for the Holidays” Essay Contest. This year, five more lucky families will have the chance celebrate the holidays at home with their families. Entries are now being accepted through November 30, 2010, and America can visit www.Folgers.com for a chance to win a trip home to celebrate the holiday season with family. Five winners will receive a seven day, six night trip in December, 2010 for themselves and up to three other guests to travel to their hometown destination within the 48 contiguous United States.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:04 PM EDT
The Fifth Annual Steps for Survival Fundraiser took place at the Alpine Country Club in Demarest, New Jersey. The event was well attended and featured guest speaker Englewood OB/GYN, Dr. Marina Jacobson.
Steps for Survival has become a landmark event for cancer survivors, their families and their healthcare providers. The annual gala during Breast Cancer Awareness Month raised funds for The Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and perhaps more importantly, provides an opportunity for everyone to spend a high-spirited evening together celebrating life – and one another.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 04:01 PM EDT
The New Jersey Press Foundation has recognized The Torch, the student newspaper of Bergen Community College, with six awards in the Foundation’s 2009-2010 Better College Newspaper contest.The Torch won first place in Enterprise/Investigative Reporting as well as first and second Place in Editorial Cartoon/Story Illustration. For the second year in a row, the press foundation awarded The Torch first place in Layout and Design. The paper also picked up two third-place awards. “These awards recognize the students’ hard work and dedication to covering the college community. The award-winners are part of a team of talented, energetic, diverse, creative and motivated young journalists,” said Lew Wheaton, assistant professor of journalism and advisor for The Torch.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 03:47 PM EDT
The fifth annual Teaneck International Film Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, November 19-21 and, according to executive director Jeremy Lentz, “The theme is Activism: Making Change, and the stories being told are designed to provoke discussion, stimulate debate, and bring about a greater sense of awareness.”
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 03:37 PM EDT
The Holiday Inn will once again usher in its holiday season with many magical sounds of the harmonica. Players converge from all ends of the earth for their annual pilgrimage to the Garden State Harmonica Club’s 38th Music Festival from November 18-20 that includes seminars, workshops, blues and jazz jams, evening performances, Saturday Matinee with Beginning Childrens Class, open mic, cocktail party with cash bar, gala Sat. evening dinner and show, harmonicas and equipment for sale and of course hanging out in the halls and playing day and night!
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 03:04 PM EDT
Garbagnate Monastero (Lc) - Italy – October 29, 2010 – Cama Group, a leading global supplier of high-technology packaging systems to the food and beverage, personal care, household products and other consumer industries, today announced the establishment of its U.S. operations with the opening of a new branch office in Paramus, New Jersey. The U.S. office is part of a network of Cama facilities located in Europe and Asia serving customers worldwide.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 02:58 PM EDT
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Be “Green” Re-use Your Old Hard Drive as New Portable Drive with DIY Kit Enclosure
Other World Computing (OWC®) http://www.macsales.com, the leading provider of Mac® and PC performance upgrades, storage drives and accessories, announced today the OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit, the easiest and lowest-cost way to upgrade your laptop hard drive at home, school, or office to a faster (to 7200RPM!), larger (to 1TB!) hard drive or high performance SSD without sending the laptop out for repairs or buying a new laptop. The OWC DIY Hard Drive Kit provides everything you need to increase space and performance for your MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini storage, or PC laptop and be “green” by re-using your “old” hard drive as a new portable external drive.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 07:22 AM EDT