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In this section of Heifer International's Online Press Room, you will find news releases about Heifer's projects and programs. Releases are listed chronologically and archived by year.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International invites the public to join staff and others to hear an update on its East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project at a brown bag lunch Wednesday, March 24. The presentation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m., at Heifer Village, on the organization’s campus at 1 World Avenue, in downtown Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International today announced that Monique Wherry, regional director, major gifts Southern Field Operations at the United Negro College Fund, has been named the global hunger and poverty organization’s senior major gifts officer for its Southern Zone.
Permission, Huffington Post and the Nourishing the Planet blog http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/ By Jim Devries, Executive Vice-President of Programs for Heifer International based in Little Rock, Arkansas and Danielle Nierenberg, senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute. Recovery is a word you hear a lot in Rwanda. From public service announcements on television to billboards--it's the motto for a place that just 15 years ago was torn apart by genocide. More than one million people were murdered in 1994, as ethnic strife turned neighbor against neighbor in one of the bloodiest civil wars in African history.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 4, 2010) – In one of the most significant developments in its 134-year history, Farm Journal Media today announced formation of the Farm Journal Foundation and the foundation’s upcoming October launch of a long-term, industry-wide campaign titled “Farmers Feeding the World” that will rally American agriculture against world hunger.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Register for the Arkansas Earth Institute’s “Voluntary Simplicity” discussion course to learn how you can manage the distractions of modern society that keep you from caring for yourself, your relationships and your environment. The seven-week course will be held at Heifer Village, Heifer’s education center in downtown Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2010) – We are less than a week away from Black Friday, which is immediately followed by Cyber Monday, two of the busiest—and most harried—shopping days in the United States. Here’s an alternative to the craziness:
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 28, 2010) - Heifer International—a global nonprofit leader of sustainable agricultural development for smallholder farmers—today named Pierre U. Ferrari its chief executive officer.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 28, 2010) – Join Heifer International on Saturday evening, Oct. 16, for a dinner of locally grown foods, followed by a panel discussion on the state of food in Arkansas. The 100 Mile Meal is an opportunity to learn about the issues facing Arkansas as we seek to provide good food, grown in balance with the Earth, for all Arkansans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 16, 2010) — The Direct Marketing Association's Nonprofit Federation (DMANF) today announced Heifer International as the winner of its 2010 Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Aug. 18, 2010) — Heifer International today announced that Cathy Sanders, former senior director of Development for the University of Arkansas for Medical Services, has been named the global hunger-fighting organization’s vice president of Philanthropy.