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International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC)
United States Government Goes Skateboarding
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Throughout history, skateboarders have not been given much recognition, but now they have their own official designated day to go skateboarding! The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) has earned Special Congressional Recognition for their work encouraging young people to get outside and skateboard, and received an official proclamation of June 21 as Go Skateboarding Day. Now in its fourth year, the recognition of Go Skateboarding Day by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-CA, Orange County) gives skateboarding one more push forward.
Penn's Landing Corporation
Screenings Under the Stars -- Outdoor Film Series Continues This Summer Season At Penn's Landing
ADVISORY, June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Roll it Again! Penn's Landing Corporation is proud to announce yet another season of Screenings Under the Stars, presented by Independence Blue Cross. Every Thursday night in July and August, a different popular film will be featured outdoors on a big screen at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, located on Columbus Boulevard at Chestnut Street. The screening, sponsored by media partners NBC 10 and B101.1 FM, will begin at dusk and as with all events at Penn's Landing, the screening is FREE. For this list of featured presentations, please visit www.pennslandingcorp.com.
Penn's Landing Corporation
Bank of America Sounds of R&B Series at Penn's Landing
PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Bank of America Sounds of R&B series, which continues Penn's Landing Corporation's series of Free Friday night concerts through July, features outstanding, celebrated, and critically acclaimed national recording artists who have ties to Philadelphia. Several of the performers are Philadelphia natives, or have worked with Philadelphia-based music producers, songwriters and artists. As part of the Summer Season 2007 at Penn's Landing, presented by Independence Blue Cross, this free concert series, sponsored by Bank of America is a partnership with WRNB 107.9 FM and CW Philly 57.
Momenta Pharmaceuticals to Present At the Sixth Annual Needham Biotechnology & Medical Technology Conference
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MNTA), a biotechnology company specializing in the characterization and engineering of complex drugs, announced today Richard P. Shea, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Sixth Annual Needham Biotechnology & Medical Technology Conference on Thursday June 14, 2007 at 11:00 AM, EDT at the New York Palace Hotel, New York, NY. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors" section of the Company's website located at www.momentapharma.com. A replay of the presentation will be posted on the Momenta website approximately thirty minutes after the event and will be available through July 14, 2007.
Entertainment Games, Inc.
eGames Puts Digital Spin on Rubik's Cube
LANGHORNE, Pa., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Casual games developer and publisher eGames, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EGAM) announced today a license agreement to create a PC game based on Rubik's Cube(r). The agreement with Seven Towns, Ltd., licensors of Rubik's Cube, the "world's best-selling game," allows for worldwide distribution of the puzzle game at retail. The deal was brokered by The Sharpe Company, Seven Towns' licensing agency in North America.
Travel to the Most Amazing Places in Europe
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Do you love to travel or are you planning a trip somewhere but don't know where to go? Discover the best sites to visit in Europe through author Neal Gibbons' fascinating picture book, Top 40 Fascinations of Europe.
Dr. Robert Welsh
New Welsh 'Self-Test' to Cure Glaucoma, the Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness
MIAMI, June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The leading cause of preventable blindness is glaucoma. Dr. Bob Welsh, a Rotarian, a world-renowned eye surgeon and a leading medical missionary, sees a chance to prevent up to 80,000 cases of new glaucoma blindness in blacks per year through the administration of his new unique patented invention, The New Welsh "Self-Test" (c) for Earlier Glaucoma, in 10,000 U.S. black churches, with the simple instructions from their pastors.