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PARK RIDGE, Ill., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- America's egg producers are unveiling "Incredible People," a new integrated advertising campaign in support of the incredible edible egg(TM). The campaign reminds Americans that the all-natural, high-quality protein in the eggs they love provides them with the energy they need for both body and mind. "Research shows that there are important cognitive benefits of eating breakfast, especially for children," said Kevin Burkum, senior vice president of marketing for the American Egg Board, a nonprofit marketing organization funded by America's egg farmers. "Moms told us that when it's an important day for their kids in school, such as a test day, they make it a point to serve their kids eggs for breakfast because they help them feel more satisfied and energized throughout the day. This new ad campaign demonstrates how eggs can p... (more)

Area Fifth Graders to Plant 100 Trees Donated by Houston Landscapes Unlimited

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, April 23, 2009 – Fifth grade students from Cornerstone Elementary School will plant a Live Oak tomorrow morning to mark Arbor Day and highlight the benefits trees provide. Each student will also receive a Live Oak tree sapling to plant at home along with instructions for the proper care for the tree. Houston Landscapes Unlimited donated the tree installation and the 100 saplings. The tree-planting event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, April 24th in Lake Park across the street from Cornerstone Elementary School, which is located in Telfair at 1800 Chatham Aven... (more)

Agriculture Secretary Opens 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show

93rd Show Features Renewable Energy Efforts that are 'Keeping Pennsylvania Growing' HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff opened the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show today by recognizing Pennsylvania's commitment to agricultural excellence, from pasture to show ring. "The Farm Show showcases the hard work of Pennsylvania's farm families," said Wolff. "Thanks to them, our agricultural industry continues to grow and thrive; using a strong tradition of excellence to open new markets and strengthen our state's economy." Wolff said thi... (more)

Mobile-Forms Software Company, Mi-Co, on Track to Grow 25% in 2012

DURHAM, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Mi-Co, the Mobile Information Corporation, today announced that the company is on track to achieve 25% growth in revenues in 2012. Mi-Co is the developer of the best-of-breed mobile-forms platform "Mi-Forms," which is a complete suite of cross-platform e-forms and workflow solutions that make data capture for the enterprise truly easy and accurate. Mi-Forms solutions provide an intuitive user experience of easy electronic forms (e-Forms) design, quick on-site data collection, centralized form and workflow management, and extensive backend... (more)

'World's Fastest Omelet Maker' Helps Moms Prepare Dishes Under $2.00 for World Egg Day

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans feeling financially stretched due to the current state of the economy, many families are eating more meals at home in an effort to save money. To keep mealtime fresh, moms are looking for new menu ideas that are easy, healthful and most importantly, affordable. World Egg Day on October 10 provides moms with an opportunity to make their families feel like they are a world away at mealtime, while sticking to affordable ingredients that are already in the refrigerator and pantry. Howard Helmer, the Guinness World Records "Worl... (more)

Taking the 'ICK' Out of Picky Eaters

SAN CLEMENTE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/26/09 -- They wrinkle their nose in distaste. Shake their head. Clench their mouth shut. Push away the food. This is the progression of a picky eater at the dinner table. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that looked at the eating habits of twins between 8 and 11 years old, researchers found that 78 percent of food preferences are hereditary.(1) And while this "finicky eater syndrome" may be genetic, cooking experts say parents shouldn't despair. This crisis can be averted by slipping in nutritious ... (more)