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President Bill Clinton to Accept Legacy Award

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President Bill Clinton to Accept Legacy Award

President Bill Clinton will accept the Legacy Award at City Year’s 25th Anniversary Gala on May 22 at Boston Symphony Hall. City Year is honoring President Clinton for his extraordinary leadership of national service, his longtime support of City Year in the U.S. and his role in the founding of City Year South Africa. [ [...]

Volvo Penta President Björn Ingemanson Visits India

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Volvo Penta President Björn Ingemanson Visits India

Volvo Penta president Björn Ingemanson is making his first visit to India for the release of two new 16-liter Volvo Penta genset units that round out the company’s range of CPCB Stage II (similar to EU Stage IIIA) emissions-compliant engines. With the new TWD1652GE and TWD1653GE engines, Volvo Penta now offers a CPCB Stage II-compliant [...]

President Obama to Meet Ukraine Prime Minister

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President Obama to Meet Ukraine Prime Minister

President Obama will welcome Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine to the White House on March 12. The visit, according to a White House statement, will highlight the support of the United States for the people of Ukraine, who have demonstrated inspiring courage and resilience through recent times of crisis. Meanwhile, ignoring calls from the [...]

President George H.W. Bush Says Be Bold, Be Bald

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President George H.W. Bush Says Be Bold, Be Bald

President George H.W. Bush has been named the first Honorary Ambassador to the grass roots movement, Be Bold, Be Bald! (pictured above). The cancer fundraising organization encourages people from all over the country to “go bald,” sporting a bald cap in a show of solidarity for those who don’t have a choice in losing their [...]

President Bush and Barbara Bush on Honor Flight

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President Bush and Barbara Bush on Honor Flight

In celebration of the Memorial Day holiday, President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush hosted a special screening of SnagFilms’ documentary Honor Flight in Kennebunkport, Maine on Thursday night. In the event, 130 audience members joined the President in honoring America’s veterans and service members, some of whom included: Honor Flight Director Dan Hayes [...]

Sri Lankan President Launches Peace Pad Yatra

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Sri Lankan President Launches Peace Pad Yatra

In a move to foster peace across the region, Live to Love and the Gyalwang Drukpa organised a Peace Pad Yatra in Sri Lanka with Mahinda Rajapaksha, President of Sri Lanka. The Peace Pad Yatra aims to encourage peace and cooperation among the government, civil society, charities and the citizens of Sri Lanka. The Gyalwang [...]

Ad Tells the President How to Help Girls

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Ad Tells the President How to Help Girls

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) released a public service announcement that features the two winners of its “Girl Scouts Speak Out: Dear Mr. President” contest, in which girls across the country were invited to make PSAs addressed to the presidential candidates telling them how they can support girls. The 60-second video, which was filmed [...]

Is America Doing Enough to Create Jobs?

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Is America Doing Enough to Create Jobs?

With a tepid 84,000 jobs created last month, a recent Korn/Ferry (NYSE: KFY) poll of U.S. workers with incomes of $50,000+ revealed that 63 percent believe an American President has a big impact on job creation. Yet, just 45 percent of respondents think the U.S. has invested in technologies that create jobs.  Compared to a [...]

Obama or Romney: Choose Your President

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Obama or Romney: Choose Your President

Nearly 6 in 10 Americans (59 percent) report that their personal financial situation is either the single most important factor (12 percent) or one of several important factors (47 percent) in deciding which presidential candidate they will vote for in November, according to new research released today, June 18, by Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). It says [...]

Mr. Obama, the Gas Prices Are Too Damn High

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Mr. Obama, the Gas Prices Are Too Damn High

A non-profit, Generation Opportunity, is announcing a gas prices petition for young Americans. It aims to tell President Obama and his administration to ease their restrictions on domestic energy exploration and open up more land and offshore for drilling in order to bring gas prices down long-term and ease the additional pressure gas prices are [...]

Obama Bouncing Back, Says Harvard Poll

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Obama Bouncing Back, Says Harvard Poll

A new national poll of America’s 18- to 29-year-olds by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, finds President Barack Obama has widened the gap between likely general election opponent Mitt Romney and himself. Obama now leads Romney by a seventeen point margin, a gain of six percentage [...]

Bush Institute Launches Freedom Collection

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Bush Institute Launches Freedom Collection

The George W. Bush Institute this week unveiled the Freedom Collection, a first-of-its-kind living repository documenting the continued struggle for human freedom and liberty around the world. President and Mrs. Laura Bush spoke to an audience of dissidents, freedom advocates and representatives from local community organizations. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia [...]

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