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National Dance Week at JCAL – ‘Celebrating Africa and the Diaspora’

Author: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
Dateline: Thu, 19 Apr 2007

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “JAMAICA, N.Y. - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of National Dance Week, the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will offer Master Classes in dance and a live performance on Saturday April 28, 2007 from 12 PM to 6:30 PM. This year, JCAL celebrates National Dance Week by traveling the globe with the dances of Africa and the African Diaspora.”



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JAMAICA, N.Y. - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of National Dance Week, the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will offer Master Classes in dance and a live performance on Saturday April 28, 2007 from 12 PM to 6:30 PM. This year, JCAL celebrates National Dance Week by traveling the globe with the dances of Africa and the African Diaspora.

The African Diaspora is defined as the cultures and populations created by the movements of the peoples of the African continent to the Americas (including North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean), Europe, and Asia. Over a period of nearly four hundred years, four million Africans were transported to foreign lands in the slave trade.

As they struggled to retain their traditions in a world devoid of familiarity, new customs and cultures were born. The dance traditions of Africa merged with those of the new world to form distinct new forms; we can see the influence of African dance in the dances of Brazil, the Caribbean, and even American popular culture.

On Saturday, April 28, JCAL is proud to present a day of classes and performances as we welcome acclaimed West African dancer Youssouf Koumbasssa, founder of Les Ballets Bagata, as our guest master artist. Born in Guinea, West Africa, Mr. Koumbassa has performed internationally in West Africa, Japan, Bangladesh, India, Holland, Hungary, Russia, Korea, Libya, Saudi Arabia and the United States. Since moving to the United States twenty years ago Youssouf has established himself as the pre-eminent teacher of dance from Guinea, and now travels widely throughout the world as a much sought after master teacher.

The event includes a West African master class with Mr. Koumbassa as well as classes in Afro-Brazilian/Samba and American Tribal Style Belly Dance. The West African Master Class involves graceful and energetic movements to vibrant drumming. The Afro-Brazilian/Samba Master Class is a festive and celebratory class of Afro-Brazilian dance to live drumming combining movements, rhythms and beats of West African dance with influences from indigenous Indian and European cultures.

Samba is considered the "national" dance of Brazil and is most often associated with Carnival. American Tribal Style Belly Dance, a recent movement in the USA has addressed the feminist philosophy of empowerment of women through Middle Eastern belly dance. It is an ethnic fusion style, influenced by ancient dance techniques from North India, the Middle East and Africa, but inspired by American artistic sensibilities.

Tickets are on sale now. To purchase tickets and for more information call 718-658-7400 ext. 123. Visit www.jcal.org.

National Dance Week is supported, in part, by The Harkness Foundation for Dance. The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning is housed in a landmark building owned by the City of New York and is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with support from Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg; Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. Levin; the New York City Council; Council Speaker Christine Quinn; the Queens Delegation of the Council; Majority Whip, Councilman Leroy Comrie; and Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall.

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Celebrity Endorsed Website Turns War Tax Into Peace Dividend

Author: Refunds for Good, Inc.
Dateline: Thu, 22 Mar 2007

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, two social entrepreneurs, Jon Gorham and Michael Swartz from Connecticut, have launched a web site to help foster peace in the world: refundsforgood.org. Swartz and Gorham created a company called Refunds for Good, Inc. and have launched an interactive web portal that shows individuals and organizations how to claim telephone tax refunds on their 2006 returns.”



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WOODBRIDGE, Conn. - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, two social entrepreneurs, Jon Gorham and Michael Swartz from Connecticut, have launched a web site to help foster peace in the world http://www.refundsforgood.org. Swartz and Gorham created a company called Refunds for Good, Inc. and have launched an interactive web portal that shows individuals and organizations how to claim telephone tax refunds on their 2006 returns.

Refunds for Good - (c) Send2PressThe multi-media web site also provides visitors with a simple way to donate their refund to three exceptional non-profits working to end global conflict, promote sustainable development as well as help the environment.

The website is endorsed by several prominent actors and comedians such as Martin Sheen, Larry Hagman ("JR"), Ed Begley, Jr. and Nate Corddry from the Daily Show. 13 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, such as the Dalai Lama and Bishop Tutu also support the campaign.

Individuals who choose a standard refund on their tax return will receive between $30 and $60, depending on their exemptions. Businesses and non-profits may receive tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the size of their monthly telephone expenses and other factors. A calculator on this web site allows organizations to determine their precise refund.

In May 2006, following the losses of five federal court decisions, the IRS decided to stop assessing the tax on most service. This tax year, ending April 17th, the IRS will refund with interest the monies collected over a 41-month period. The American public is eligible to receive an estimated $20 billion through this refund, if taxpayers claim it; half going to businesses and non-profits, and half to individuals.

"If we all do our part and donate our refund money to the non-profits on the website we can make a big difference," says Refunds for Good co-founder, Jonathan Gorham. "There is definitely power in numbers."

The site www.refundsforgood.org educates visitors about these three U.S. non-profits, which are working to address different parts of our global community:
    * PeaceJam Foundation works with Nobel Peace Laureates from around the globe to nurture a new generation of young leaders committed to positive change in themselves and the world through peace-making service projects in their local communities.

    * Solar Electric Light Fund brings solar power and modern communications to rural villages in the developing world for enhancements in health, education, and economic well-being - at the same time as protecting and preserving the environment and natural habitats.

    * Physicians for Social Responsibility is the medical and public health voice for policies to stop nuclear war and proliferation and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment.
Taxpayers can use the secure, on-line form at www.refundsforgood.org to make a direct donation of any amount to one or more of the three non-profits.

All donations are tax deductible.

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First-Ever International Online Mahjong Community Tournament

Author: MahjongTime
Dateline: Tue, 01 Aug 2006

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “SAN DIEGO, CA - Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MahjongTime is the largest online mahjong community; they have developed an innovative technology that provides them with the resources to host the first-ever, online, international tournament. On October 28th and 29th, mahjong players from all over the world will compete online for the world championship title.”



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SAN DIEGO, CA - Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MahjongTime is the largest online mahjong community; they have developed an innovative technology that provides them with the resources to host the first-ever, online, international tournament. On October 28th and 29th, mahjong players from all over the world will compete online for the world championship title.

MahjongTime will host the event which will consist of two popular mahjong game versions: Hong Kong and International Rules - also called "Chinese Official."

"Mahjong is the world's most played game," William Sutjiadi, founder and CEO of MahjongTime said. "It has an estimated one billion players, worldwide, and a player base that is 10 times more than poker; it is also the 255th official sport in China."

MahjongTime already has members from all over the world who compete on a daily basis. As a result, they have established world ranking via their sophisticated ranking and belt system.

"We plan to take our service to the next level by establishing an online, international league and hosting the first-ever, online world championship tournament," Sutjiadi explained. "We are confident this will provide an estimated number of one billion mahjong players, world-wide, to compete in a unified manner."

Traditional mahjong is played with four players, where the objective is to assemble a hand of certain combinations. At MahjongTime, players can play against other players 24 hours per day and no download of software is required. The unique technology makes interactive play easy and readily available.

Interested players can sign up for a free account where 20 game credits will automatically be issued. Players can then continue to compete in tournaments, create their own mini-tournaments, and win money and prizes.

In order to qualify for the international tournament, players simply play in rated games and tournaments and achieve a rating (or belt) based on the established rating system; small fees and promotional packages may apply. Players may also win cash and prizes in addition to qualifying for the world championship tournament.

"Our unique technology allows us to provide a secure, multi-player environment," Sutjiadi added. "We are the first in the market to offer such a technology to our members."

In addition, MahjongTime maintains schedules, distributes prizes, uses a ranking and rating system, and leaves the outcome of every game in the player's hands.

When players log onto www.mahjongtime.com, they can learn about the game's history, find out how to play, learn the rules for scoring, meet friends and have fun.

Tutorials and live-player services teach members how to play in addition to giving them access to news-related articles. There is also an online store where players can purchase items such as mahjong games, accessories, books and magazines.

"One interesting fact," Sutjiadi said, "pertains to the name of the game. The Chinese interpretation is 'clattering sparrow,' 'flax sparrow, or 'hemp bird.' The name may have been given due to the musical noise that the tiles make when mixed up, suggestive of the clatter of several sparrows squabbling over tossed food crumbs."

Sutjiadi explains that his goal is to create a world-class mahjong league where players can interact, have fun and compete against people from all over the world from the privacy of their home.

"If people want to be part of mahjong history then they can join the first-ever online world mahjong championship in October," Sutjiadi said, "and be part of a world-class league."

To learn more about MahjongTime, visit: www.mahjongtime.com.


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Life Becomes Art: DNA 11 Introduces Personalized Artwork from Fingerprint Images

Author: DNA 11
Dateline: Mon, 10 Jul 2006

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “MIAMI, FL - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DNA 11, the creators of nationally-acclaimed DNA artwork, are proud to announce an innovative, second-generation product of fingerprint art.”



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MIAMI, FL - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DNA 11, the creators of nationally-acclaimed DNA artwork, are proud to announce an innovative, second-generation product of fingerprint art.

These custom-made, digital works of art capture the essence of the client by creating a personalized image; customers can select one fingerprint or all five.

"We are so excited about this," Adrian Salamunovic, co-founder, DNA 11, said. "We have taken our progressive art to the next level and are creating personal art portraits for people."

DNA 11's first designs combined science and art by photographing their customers' DNA, enlarging it, and printing it on high-quality canvas. These pieces were so popular that founders, Salamunovic and Nazim Ahmed, expanded their product line.

This is how the process works: Customers place their orders on DNA 11's Website (www.dna11.com); size and custom color are selected; DNA 11 sends a fingerprint collection kit including all essentials; and the kit is returned to DNA 11 studios.

Once the image(s) is received, DNA 11 scans the print(s) with a high-resolution scanner. That print is then manually adjusted to clearly illustrate each fingerprint ridge; images(s) can be magnified up 4,000 percent.

The artwork is affordable and offers a wide range of prices; framing is an option. There are 15 exciting color schemes categorized into three designer-color series: Classics, Earth, and Pop.

"These pieces contribute to any stylish home decor," explained Salamunovic, "and they allow the personality of the customer to shine through."

Typically, when choosing a piece of art, buyers attempt to create an environment for it. Now, through DNA 11's innovative ColorMatch(TM) technology, customers can customize foregrounds and backgrounds to match their environment instead of the other way around.

These works of art also make unique gifts. Parents can proudly display their children's images, and couples can personalize their homes.

"We have experienced such success with DNA art that we are confident our new product will also become one of the hottest products in the home decor market," explained Ahmed.

DNA 11 has been featured in elite media outlets including Dwell, HGTV, Cargo, Vogue Italy, Fashion TV, USA Today, WIRED and Playboy. Products have been showcased in the WIRED store in SOHO and in galleries in South Beach, FL.

Information and images: http://www.dna11.com



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Ten New Books ‘Worth a Look’ for Spring 2006

Author: Books2Bookmark / Publishers Newswire
Dateline: Sat, 06 May 2006

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “REDONDO BEACH, CA - May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire(TM) announced today 10 new books 'worth a look,' announced during Spring 2006. Titles include 'Absolute Sudoku' by Masha Zager, learn sudoku puzzles with the guidance you always wanted; health expert Paul Harris releases 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'; and 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' by H. Steven Robertson, a 'how-to' book for kids and coaches.”



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REDONDO BEACH, CA - May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire(TM) announced today 10 new books 'worth a look,' announced during Spring 2006. Titles include 'Absolute Sudoku' by Masha Zager, learn sudoku puzzles with the guidance you always wanted; health expert Paul Harris releases 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'; and 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' by H. Steven Robertson, a 'how-to' book for kids and coaches.

THE BOOKS TO BOOKMARK(TM) SPRING 2006:


* 'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' Delights and Educates Hair-Loss Sufferers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Have you ever wondered about the origin of wigs, how they are designed, or how to care for them properly? CEO of Katour Line Designer Wig Collection, Kym Williams, is here to lay those questions, and more, to rest in the form of her newly-released book: 'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' (ISBN: 1-59971-637-2).

BOOK NOTES: "The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation" by Kym Williams - Katour Line Enterprises, Inc. - ISBN: 1-59971-637-2



* Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Announces the Publication of The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition

DETROIT, MI - Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the publication of 'The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition' ($44.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-0-7) and 'How to Effectively Sell Your Clothing Line to Retailers, 2nd Edition' ($24.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-2-3). These updated versions of Harper Arrington's two top-selling titles are written specifically to help professionals, aspiring designers and anyone with a flair for fashion to start their own successful clothing line.

BOOK NOTES: "The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition" by Jay Arrington, Marc D. Baldwin (Editor) - Harper Arrington Publishing - ISBN: 0976416107, paperback: 115 pages, 0.8 x 9.0 x 11.0 inches



* Brooklyn: You Have a New Author in Town!

FREDERICK, MD - PublishAmerica is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights to publish 'Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About' (ISBN 1-4241-2144-2) by Brooklyn's Amy Frost. Executive Director Miranda Prather expressed confidence today that Ms. Frost's book will quickly resonate with an audience.

BOOK NOTES: "Curiosity of Life: Poetry to Wander About" by Amy Frost - PublishAmerica - ISBN 1-4241-2144-2, paperback: 59 pages



* Veteran Soccer Coach Writes a 'How-To' Book For Kids and Coaches of Kids

FLAGLER BEACH, FL - Ocean Publishing, a traditional press of commercial and literary books, has produced 'Soccer Made Easy for Americans' (ISBN 0976729105), a unique book aimed at young soccer players and their coaches.

BOOK NOTES: "Soccer Made Easy for Americans" by H. Steven Robertson - Ocean Publishing - ISBN: 0976729105, paperback: 204 pages



* Controversial Health Expert and Author, Paul Harris, Releases New Book 'Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way'

DENVER, CO - Paul Harris, natural therapeutics advocate and practitioner, studied for several years with world-renowned health lecturer, author and practitioner, Doctor Bernard Jensen. Jensen's philosophy focused on living a long, healthy and happy life, according to natural laws.

BOOK NOTES: "Superior Health Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way" by Paul Harris - ISBN: 0977612813, paperback: 228 pages



* Author Caryn N. Casey Releases a Suspenseful New Novel Where Hollywood and Small-Town America Collide

LOS ANGELES, CA - Inspired by personal insights into the entertainment industry and small-town life, Caryn N. Casey, a new voice in fiction, recently authored a novel, 'Hiding Eden Rain' (ISBN: 1420800167). In her new novel, she portrays a realistic, yet dramatic look, at family dynamics and the entertainment industry.

BOOK NOTES: "Hiding Eden Rain" by Caryn N. Casey - Authorhouse - ISBN: 1420800167, paperback: 275 pages



* Learn from a Pro - Sudoku Puzzles with the Guidance You Always Wanted!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC (www.samswebsite.com), has announced the February 2006 release of 'Absolute Sudoku,' ISBN 0-7906-1329-8.

BOOK NOTES: "Absolute Sudoku" by Masha Zager - Indy-Tech Publishing - ISBN: 0790613298, paperback: 304 pages



* 'A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture' Chronicles Struggles and Success over the Past 500 Years

DALLAS, TX - Did you know that the potato chip, fire extinguisher and lunar surface ultraviolet camera were all invented by African Americans? These facts and more can be found in Author John Cothran's newly published book, 'A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture' (ISBN: 0963400207 / 0963400215).

BOOK NOTES: "A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture" by John Cothran - Stardate Publishing Company - ISBN: 0963400207 / 0963400215, hardcover: 382 pages



* New England's Powow River Poets Featured in New Anthology by a Florida Publisher That's Making Waves

FLAGLER BEACH, FL - Ocean Publishing, a small press with a big vision, released its newest book, 'The Powow River Anthology,' a collection of poetry by 24 members of the celebrated Powow River Poets.

BOOK NOTES: "The Powow River Anthology" by Alfred Nicol (Editor) - Ocean Publishing - ISBN: 0976729156, paperback: 154 pages



* Buddha's Ancient Wisdom for Modern Secular Life

HOUSTON, TX - One may call it Buddha's ancient path, yet the word 'ancient' is suitable only to identify the 2500-year-old texts from which these ideas are taken. The wisdom offered is practical, useful, and exceedingly relevant to modern life. In his book 'Beautiful Living: Buddha's Way to Prosperity, Wisdom, and Inner Peace' (ISBN: 0-9772343-0-4), Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula reveals, in simple yet elegant language, the steps and techniques Buddha recommended for the success and happiness of his lay community.

BOOK NOTES: "Beautiful Living: Buddha's Way to Prosperity, Wisdom, and Inner Peace" by Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula - ISBN: 0-9772343-0-4, paperback: 272 pages



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New Board Game Features Celebrity Criminals and Liberals

Author: WelfareGame.com
Dateline: Tue, 16 Aug 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “ANNAPOLIS, MD. - August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WelfareGame.com announced today a new board game 'Capital Punishment' with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals. It has also re-released the controversial board game, 'Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?' as a downloadable file, originally banned in the 80's.”



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ANNAPOLIS, MD. - August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WelfareGame.com announced today a new board game "Capital Punishment" with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals. It has also re-released the controversial board game, "Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?" as a downloadable file, originally banned in the 80's.

The "Public Assistance" game pits players on the Able-bodied Welfare Recipient's Promenade against those in the Working Person's Rut. Those on the Welfare Promenade begin with $500 and get $200 more for each out-of-wedlock child. They also get money by playing the lottery and the horses, getting involved in four "Saturday Night" crimes-armed robbery, gambling, drugs, and prostitution-and drawing from 50 "Welfare Benefit" cards. Players stuck in the Working Person's Rut draw "Working Person's Burden" cards.

In the 1980's, Welfare officials in Washington put into operation a successful nationwide plan to "remove the game from the marketplace." The game inventors, Bob Johnson and Ron Pramschufer, report the details of this government-directed censorship at www.welfaregame.com.

The inventors are billing their re-released game, a big slice of Americana, as the "Classic Welfare Fraud Edition," featuring the scams and dollar amounts from welfare's heyday in the 1980's.

The Web site also offers a downloadable version of the Celebrity Edition of "Capital Punishment," where you can actually punish criminals-if you can get them past your opponent's liberals who come out of the Ivory Tower. Celebrity Criminals include O. J., Osama, Charles Manson, and Susan Smith. Celebrity Liberals include Hillary, Dan Rather, Al Franken, and Jesse Jackson.

The games cost $9.95 each, both for $16.95. Consumers can download the elements of the games, (game boards, out-of-wedlock children, benefit and burden cards, money, celebrity criminals and liberals, etc.), put them together, and be playing them within the hour. "Why pay $40 - $50 for a board game when you can get top-notch classic games delivered to your printer for less than $10," Mr. Pramschufer said.

"Buyers decide the quality of the games at their own printer, making disposable versions, primo versions, or both. And if a player spills something on the game board or pieces, it's no big deal. Just print new copies of what was damaged," Mr. Johnson added.

According to the Web site, the games are guaranteed to help rehabilitate "lingering liberals."


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Fastest Talking Woman Takes Record-Breaking Dive to Titanic Wreckage

Author: GoldenPalace.com
Dateline: Tue, 26 Jul 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “ST. JOHNS, CANADA - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The world's fastest talking woman Fran Capo took the dive of her life on July 10 when she descended 2 1/2 miles under the Atlantic Ocean to say a speedy prayer for the victims of the infamous Titanic. Capo was sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.”



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Internet Casino Sponsors Visit to Famous Shipwreck

ST. JOHNS, CANADA - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The world's fastest talking woman Fran Capo took the dive of her life on July 10 when she descended 2 1/2 miles under the Atlantic Ocean to say a speedy prayer for the victims of the infamous Titanic. Capo was sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.



Photo Caption: Fran Capo, World's Fastest Talking Female, prepares for historic dive sponsored by GoldenPalace.com.

Capo had herself officially ordained for the dive and the US Navy chaplain wrote a special maritime, non-denominational memorial prayer for her to read at the site of the Titanic, something that has never been done.

No stranger to high-profile adventures, Capo set a new world record last year by being the first author to do a book signing at the top of Kilimanjaro.

Capo was sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com (http://www.GoldenPalace.com), the well-known gaming site that has been making headlines all over the world with their outrageous marketing stunts.

Other than scientists, only a handful of people have had the honor of visiting the ship that was made a household name by Hollywood director James Cameron's Oscar-winning film. Capo's dive may very well be the last as further attempts to dive to the Titanic may be prohibited.

"This has got to be my greatest adventure," said Capo in a post-dive interview. "I was 2 1/2 miles down in the sea, a place few have gone. I did the first ever prayer down there and I visited one of the most talked about ships of all time."

The entire story will be mentioned in her new book, "Adrenaline Adventures Two," due out next April 15th, the 93rd anniversary of the Titanic.


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Bulls Eager for Rodman’s Return – NBA Legend Runs With Pamplona Bulls for Charity

Author: GoldenPalace.com
Dateline: Mon, 11 Jul 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “PAMPLONA, Spain - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Although notorious basketball legend Dennis Rodman's return to the bulls won't win him another NBA championship, it did raise money and awareness for a much-deserving charity, as the 'Worm' participated in his second Running of the Bulls event sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.”



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PAMPLONA, Spain - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Although notorious basketball legend Dennis Rodman's return to the bulls won't win him another NBA championship, it did raise money and awareness for a much-deserving charity, as the "Worm" participated in his second Running of the Bulls event sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.



Photo Caption: Rodman signing autographs at running of the bulls in Pamplona.

This is the second year in a row that Rodman has participated in the famous Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain to benefit charity. Although last year's run was extremely successful in raising money for Multiple Sclerosis awareness, Rodman was disappointed with his performance because he "expected to be closer to the bulls". He promised that this year he would be "a little closer down, all the way down...and get right to the bulls."

Rodman's sponsor GoldenPalace.com held Rodman to his promise and chose a local charity to support this year, The Multiple Sclerosis Association of Navarra (ADEMNA). The charity received a check for Euro 10,000 or approximately $12,000 USD.

"We are very pleased to have been a part of this event again," said GoldenPalace.com CEO Richard Rowe. "Anytime we have an opportunity to raise awareness and money for such a deserving cause, we will jump at the chance. Hopefully the money raised will help find a cure for the debilitating disease. We wish the Multiple Sclerosis Association of Navarra all the best in their continued efforts."

Rodman has been one of many celebrity spokespeople for GoldenPalace.com, but he is obviously one of their favorites, as he shares the same love of shock value and outrageous fun that the casino has exhibited in their marketing flair over the past few years.

Setting the standard in marketing creativity, GoldenPalace.com has devised some of the most exciting and outrageous advertising campaigns in the past few years. Recently, items such as the Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Britney Spears' Pregnancy Test, and Pope Benedict XVI's previously-owned VW Golf have garnered extensive worldwide media attention for the casino.

More information: www.GoldenPalace.com.

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WINFUEL asks, ‘Where’s the Soul in Don Cornelius?’

Author: WINFUEL, Inc.
Dateline: Fri, 25 Mar 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ -- In a world increasingly detached from selfless acts and good deeds it should come as no surprise that an objection to a good deed was made - no less from one of the entertainment industry's most prominent and influential people - while denouncing two companies' attempt to raise money for Tsunami Relief; calling them 'small time hustlers' and considering their actions as a 'racist stench.' Since January, WINFUEL and TRIMSPA have taken their NASCAR hood to 5 of Hollywood's premiere award shows with the aim of raising an exceptional amount of money for the people of Southeast Asia.”



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100+ Celebrities Embrace WINFUEL's Tsunami Relief Except Don Cornelius

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ -- In a world increasingly detached from selfless acts and good deeds it should come as no surprise that an objection to a good deed was made - no less from one of the entertainment industry's most prominent and influential people - while denouncing two companies' attempt to raise money for Tsunami Relief; calling them "small time hustlers" and considering their actions as a "racist stench."



Caption: NASCAR Hood with 100+ A-List Celebrity Signatures on Auction to Help Aid Tsunami Relief in Southeast Asia.

As countless celebrities embraced the companies' efforts to raise money for Tsunami Relief by signing a NASCAR hood, one man has decided to hinder the charitable effort to help raise money for notable cause - Don Cornelius. Even after authorizing the hood's presence on the red carpet of the Soul Train Awards, the creator and producer has made accusations that the hood's presence on the Show's red carpet is racist and exploits African Americans.

Since January, WINFUEL and TRIMSPA have taken their NASCAR hood to 5 of Hollywood's premiere award shows with the aim of raising an exceptional amount of money for the people of Southeast Asia.

The hood currently bears over 100 autographs from celebrities in film, television, music, and professional sports. Signatures collected are diverse and include a variety of individuals from all walks of life, including: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, current chart topper Ciara, legendary musicians Neil Young, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page, baseball Hall of Famers Duke Snider and Willie Mays, Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch, former Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield, and many more.

Ironically, Mr. Cornelius stated that the act was "unethical, deceitful and inflammatory behavior, on your part, is the racist stench of it all, in that I am, absolutely, certain that you and your colleagues would never engage in such trickery at a television show produced by whites; and I am also, thoroughly, convinced that you and your colleagues would never even dream of engaging in such underhanded and garbage behavior while interacting with a prominent group of, predominantly, white celebrities."

All proceeds from the hood will go to Operation USA, a non-profit organization whose recent efforts have focused on Tsunami Relief. The Tsunami that hit Southeast Asia last December claimed thousands upon thousands of lives and devastated countless communities in 6 countries. Today, the region continues its struggle to rebuild communities while its residents attempt to rebuild their lives. "Every little bit helps," said a WINFUEL representative, "and appreciation goes out to those who have lent their names to such a noble cause."

What did Don Cornelius, a man revered and respected in the entertainment industry, mean when he coined the phrase "love, peace, and soul"?

While the companies attempt to resolve the dispute, the Hood - with its 100+ celebrity signatures and supporters of the Tsunami Relief effort - remains on the auction block.

Interested parties can see and bid on the Hood through March 28th, 6pm Pacific Standard Time, through the link:
click here, or search for item #7501887179 on eBay.com.

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Over 100 Celebrities Sign NASCAR Hood to Auction for Tsunami Relief

Author: WINFUEL, Inc.
Dateline: Sat, 19 Mar 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ -- WINFUEL's NASCAR Hood with 100+ A-List Celebrity Signatures of Film, Television, Music and Professional Sports On Auction. In an effort to help raise money for Tsunami victims, NASCAR(R) sponsor WINFUEL(tm) and associate sponsor TRIMSPA(R) conceived a unique way to offer a helpful hand to the hopeful hearts of the people in Southeast Asia. The companies took their NASCAR hood backstage and on the red carpet of 5 of Hollywood's premiere award shows to gather the autographs of celebrities from movies, television, music, and professional sports.”



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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ -- WINFUEL's NASCAR Hood with 100+ A-List Celebrity Signatures of Film, Television, Music and Professional Sports On Auction. In an effort to help raise money for Tsunami victims, NASCAR(R) sponsor WINFUEL(TM) and associate sponsor TRIMSPA(R) conceived a unique way to offer a helpful hand to the hopeful hearts of the people in Southeast Asia.

celebrity nascar hood for charity

Caption: NASCAR Hood with Over 100 A-List Celebrity Signatures from Film, Television, Music and Professional Sports

The companies took their NASCAR hood backstage and on the red carpet of 5 of Hollywood's premiere award shows to gather the autographs of celebrities from movies, television, music, and professional sports.

Serving as a beacon of hope and a symbol of relief, the hood now bears over 100 celebrity signatures from winners and nominees of Oscars(R), Golden Globes(R), Critics' Choice, Emmy's(R), Grammy's(R), and Soul Train Awards(tm).

The hood is currently being auctioned on eBay, with all proceeds donated to Operation USA, a non-profit organization, for Tsunami Relief. "The goal," said Alex Goen, CEO and founder of WINFUEL, Inc., "is to raise an incredible amount of money for the cause while giving the buyer a remarkable, one-of-a-kind piece of memorabilia."

"Every day life reminds us what it truly means to be thankful; for our health, family, friends, our ability to love, to show compassion, and to be helpful. There is no better time than today to help out the community. WINFUEL is honored to be able to donate such a unique piece of memorabilia to such a phenomenal cause," shares Alex Goen, CEO and Founder of WINFUEL, Inc.

"Open up your pocket book, make a bid from the heart," shares Adam Rodriguez, co-star of the television series "CSI: Miami."

The auction is slated to culminate at 12 midnight on March 27. To learn more about how to bid on the little Hood that could spell relief for Tsunami victims, go online to eBay at www.ebay.com and search keywords "celebrity hood," "NASCAR hood," "Operation USA," or "Tsunami Relief."


About WINFUEL, Inc.

WINFUEL, Inc. headquartered in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, is the maker of WINFUEL(tm), the first-ever multi-vitamin dedicated to those whose lives are committed to one thing - WINNING. WINFUEL, Inc. is a key sponsor in the NASCAR(R) racing circuit through Braun Racing, and the USAR Hooters(R) ProCup Series, Southern Division, through JR Motor Sports. WINFUEL, Inc. is a supporter of various high-profile sports and celebrity events, such as: In the Spirit of the Game, the Critics Choice Awards, MusiCares(R), and more. WINFUEL, Inc. is also working with numerous charitable organizations including Operation USA. For more information, visit http://www.winfuel.com or call 1-800-9-WINFUEL (946-3835).

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