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New York And New Jersey MSDC Recognizes Excellence At Annual Awards Gala

By Savoy Staff     December 4th, 2014

The New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council held it’s 41st annual Partnership Awards Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on November 14, 2014. Each year the Council recognizes top suppliers as well as corporations that demonstrate innovation and excellence in their supplier diversity programs. Over 500 people attended this year’s gala, themed Reflections of Excellence in Supplier [...]

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Hydeia Broadbent, International HIV/AIDS Activist and Humanitarian, Is Spreading A Positive Message As Ampro Industries, Inc. Brand Ambassador This Worlds AIDS Day

By Savoy Staff     December 1st, 2014

International HIV/AIDS Activist and Humanitarian Hydeia Broadbent is spreading “A Positive Message” this World AIDS Day, recognized annually on Dec. 1, with the help of Ampro Industries, Inc. Now age 30, Broadbent is the newest brand ambassador of the popular personal and hair care line to show consumers the positive life they can live with HIV/AIDS, [...]

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Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Hayley Thompson, Ph.D., awarded $1.8 million grant to improve access to cancer survivor resources

By Savoy Staff     November 24th, 2014

Hayley S. Thompson, Ph. D., associate professor, Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, and Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, was recently awarded a $1.8 milliongrant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), which will be given over the next four years. The grant titled “eHealth [...]

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UnitedHealthcare and 4-H Youth Development Program at Prairie View A&M University Expand “Eat4-Health” Partnership

By Savoy Staff     November 24th, 2014

UnitedHealthcare and the 4-H Youth Development Program at Prairie View A&M University are expanding a successful partnership called Eat4-Health that helps tackle obesity by promoting healthy eating and an active lifestyle among youth and families. UnitedHealthcare is providing Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program, which administers 4-H programs in Texas, a $40,000 grant to [...]

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IcyHot and NBA Champion Shaquille O’Neal Team Up to Relieve Chronic Back Pain with IcyHot SmartRelief

By Savoy Staff     November 21st, 2014

You do not have to be an NBA champion like Shaquille O’Neal to know how disruptive back pain is—if greeting the day with a stiff, aching back is all too familiar, you are in good company. Today, the makers of IcyHot, America’s trusted No. 1 topical pain reliever, announce that IcyHot SmartRelief, a drug-free, over-the-counter [...]

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Cedric “The Entertainer” Urges People with Diabetic Nerve Pain to “Step On Up” and Seek Relief

By Savoy Staff     November 7th, 2014

Award-winning comedian and actor, Cedric “The Entertainer,” is getting serious as part of a new program – Step On Up™ – which aims to educate people, including the more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes about painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, or diabetic nerve pain, a common complication of the disease. The program, which was developed [...]

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Allstate and Chef G. Garvin Team Up to Encourage Everyone to “Give It Up For Good” This Summer

By Savoy Staff     August 1st, 2014

This summer, Allstate is proud to announce its second year of the “Give It Up For Good” campaign, and celebrate the remarkable stories and acts of good within our local communities. Launched in 2013, the national campaign shines a spotlight on the heartwarming stories of good – giving back to the community, unexpected good deeds, [...]

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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Salutes Celebrity Fight Night with Dramatic Expansion

By Savoy Staff     April 11th, 2014

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12.  [...]

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Dark and Lovely Partners with Black Girls RUN!

By Savoy Staff     March 28th, 2014

Dark and Lovely, the #1 Hair Care Brand for Women of Color in the world, is excited to announce its partnership with Black Girls RUN!, as their exclusive beauty sponsor for 2014. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to become the leading resource and inspiration for generations of African-American women seeking to develop and [...]

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Samuel L. Jackson Appears In New Public Awareness Campaign For St. Baldrick’s Foundation And Stand Up To Cancer

By Savoy Staff     January 10th, 2014

St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a new print and broadcast public service announcement featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson. The PSA, entitled “In Play,” is designed to increase awareness about childhood cancers and the critical importance for infants and children, and in particular teens and young adults with childhood cancers, [...]

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