NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 19, 2009 — Synergy Production Group today announced the 2010 launch of the Hoops of Hope All-Stars Tour to raise funds for projects benefiting AIDS orphans in Africa. Deemed "the world's largest free throw festival," the events will take place across 12 cities throughout the United States, beginning in April through August 2010.
Philadelphia, PA, November 18, 2009 — The National Constitution Center Board of Trustees announced today that it has appointed David Eisner, former Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service, to serve as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center. Eisner succeeds Linda E. Johnson, a member of the Center’s Board of Trustees, who has served as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer since the Board began its national search in January 2009.
Philadelphia, PA, November 11, 2009 — customedialabs, an interactive media agency, today announces the launch of a new online home for the “first house that love built,” the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.
PHILADELPHIA, October 6, 2009 — Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies today announces the launch of its new Leading-Edge Nonprofit Networkcontinuing education programs designed to help professionals advance or change their careers and proactively plan for career success in the nonprofit sector.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 28, 2009 — The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute will present a series of workshops on how to implement lean business principals in service, office, healthcare, and manufacturing value streams Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2009, in Philadelphia, PA.
PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2009 — The University City Science Center, in collaboration with key academic research partners, has launched a program to bridge the funding gap between research grants and private seed investment. The QED program will support proof-of-concept research projects related to life science technologies with high commercial potential in the healthcare industry. Researchers at selected academic institutions in the Greater Philadelphia Region have been invited to apply for up to $200,000 in funding for projects to be completed over a 12-month period.