Archives for September 2014


Foundation to Recognize Innovative Writing, Photography, and Other Artistic Work Preserving Marine Corps History, Traditions, Culture and Service

Dumfries, Va. (September 17, 2014) – The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is now accepting nominations for their 2015 Annual Awards Program. Each year the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation presents awards for outstanding, creative work preserving or highlighting an aspect of Marine Corps history, traditions, culture or service. Both Marines and civilians are encouraged to submit their own entries or the distinguished work of others for award consideration. Awards will be presented at the award ceremony, which will be held on April 25, 2015 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The deadline for submissions is January 9, 2015. [Read more…]

What Do a Broadway Actress, U.S. Navy Captain and College Students Have To Do With Your Vote?

Vote Smart is Revolutionizing Transparency in Government through Technology

Great Divide Ranch, MT. — Transparency in government is evolving from a political tagline into an exciting reality thanks to Vote Smart’s multi-cultural, cross-generational volunteers and their new tools for voters. Fueled by citizens, from a Broadway actress to a retired Navy Captain, to hundreds of dedicated college students, Vote Smart is funded entirely by foundation grants and individual contributions from citizens across the political spectrum. Today, Vote Smart announces the unveiling of its powerful new tools that provide every citizen interactive, instant access to the facts on any politician, on any issue, at any time. [Read more…]