So-Mine Launches Pocket Change Design Contest

So-Mine Launches Pocket Change Design Contest










Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 12, 2011

So-Mine, a consumer products company based in Alpharetta, Georgia, is announcing a national contest to create the next Pocket Change design. The Pocket Change line of fashion accessories are fabric patches that girls can clip to the pockets of their jeans, pants, shorts or skirts to add a designer look without the designer price. The Pocket Change line is available now for a limited time in all Rite Aid stores.

So-Mine is partnering with Rite Aid and calling on aspiring fashionistas to “Be the Next Pocket Change Designer” and submit their very own Pocket Change patch designs. The winning Design will be produced as the latest addition to the Pocket Change line, and the winner will receive all 12 current Pocket Change patch designs, plus a $ 50 Rite Aid gift card.

To enter visit http://www.pocketchangestore.com/contest and upload an original digital design with your contact information by 12:00 a.m. on August 19, 201. So-Mine will accept drawings or sketches in color markers, paint, color pencils, inks, chalks or crayons as well as computer-generated images. The winner will be chosen and announced on Sept. 9, 2011, on the Pocket Change website and the Pocket Change Facebook page, as well as the Rite Aid Facebook page.

For inspiration, aspiring designers can visit So-Mine’s Pocket Change website to view current designs bearing phrases such as “Peace, Love and Sunshine” and “2 Cool 4 School,” which allow girls to express their own personality and mood. Pocket Change is available in 12 unique designs, each handmade from materials including felt, embroidery and other elements including glitter and jewels. One size fits all with a patented clip design made from sturdy ABS plastic that attaches comfortably to the top of a pocket away from contact with the wearer’s seat.

Plaid Pocket Change retails for $ 9.99 including shipping on the Pocket Change website: http://www.pocketchangestore.com.

About So-Mine:

So-Mine is a consumer Products Company located in Alpharetta, Georgia. We specialize in developing innovative and functional consumer products with mass appeal. For more information, please contact customerservice(at)so-mine(dot)net. Visit us at http://www.pocketchangestore.com. Follow us on Twitter @getpocketchange and find us on Facebook.

Contact:

Karen Turner

Marketing Manager

kltwriter(at)gmail(dot)com

678-357-9406    

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Artists Wanted for Long Island Festival & Walk for Mental Health Poster Contest

Artists Wanted for Long Island Festival & Walk for Mental Health Poster Contest










Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2006

The Long Island Festival & Walk For Mental Health, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, is calling for all artists and members of the community to submit artwork for a poster to be used for marketing and advertising of the Long Island Festival and Walk for Mental Health for 2007 and in upcoming years. The winning poster will be announced at this year’s event, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 17, 2006. Each year, thousands of walkers throughout Long Island gather in Huntington Village to raise awareness and remove the stigma associated with mental illness. Walkers begin on Gerard Street, near the Huntington Post Office, at 12:30pm and proceed to Huntington’s Heckscher Park. The day offers a presentation of talents from the Long Island and mental health communities, as well as many other attractions and activities.

“The LI Festival & Walk For Mental Health counters the significant barrier that discourages individuals with mental illnesses and their families from getting the help they need because they fear being discriminated against,” explains M.J. Pulling, a “Walk” committee member and Director of Development for the Pederson-Krag Center. The event replaces common misconceptions and misinformation with understanding and knowledge. This is a critical issue because one in five people nationwide are affected by mental illness in some way. The Walk For Mental Health is committed to making an impact and raising awareness among communities so that those seeking help and guidance will feel comfortable doing so.

All community members are invited to submit artwork to be considered for the poster contest. All artwork submissions must be on oak tag or poster board, size 24 x 36, and can be created in pen and ink, crayon, tempera, acrylic, or colored pencil. The theme for the poster must be related to Mental Health and Mental Wellness topics (for example what we can do to keep our minds healthy, how we can promote tolerance and acceptance of those who have a mental illness, how we can help break the stigma of mental illness, or how to promote mental wellness within your town). The artist of the winning poster will receive $ 50 and must agree to allow his or her poster to become the marketing poster for the LI Festival & Walk For Mental Health in 2007 and during upcoming years.

All artwork must be submitted by September 1st to the Family Service League building, 790 Park Avenue, Huntington, New York 11743 attention to Terry Mecke, Art Therapist. The artist’s name, address, and phone number must be attached to the back of the artwork. The artwork will be judged and the winner will be announced at the Long Island Festival & Walk For Mental Health. For more information, call Terry Mecke at 631-427-3700 ext. 292.

Contact:    

Alyssa Nightingale

631-367-8599

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Ralph J. DiLeone Wins Capital City Club Membership Council Contest

Ralph J. DiLeone Wins Capital City Club Membership Council Contest










RALEIGH, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2006

Ralph J. DiLeone, Managing Partner at DiLeone & Associates, P.C., has won the Capital City Club Membership Council contest for recruiting the most new members to the club. He was honored at an awards dinner on Feb. 3 at the Capital City Club Restaurant. The Capital City Club is Raleigh’s premiere business club and DiLeone’s recruitment of 12 new members increases club membership to over 3,000.

“I am honored to be recognized by the Capital City Club,” said DiLeone. “I will continue to help the growth of this diverse and prestigious business club.”

About DiLeone & Associates, P.C.:

DiLeone & Associates, P.C., a Raleigh-based law firm, provides legal services concentrating in business and estate planning matters. The firm’s principal practice areas include: acquisitions and mergers, buy-sell agreements for US and international clients, computer software contracts, consulting agreements, corporate succession planning, employment contracts, estate planning- wills and trusts, executive compensation arrangements, financing, franchising, incorporations, independent contractor agreements, joint ventures and partnerships, license agreements, lease agreements, and royalty agreements. Ralph J. DiLeone, Attorney, concentrates his efforts on general business, corporate, merger, acquisition, sale, financing, equity and other capital investments (including venture capital), computer hardware/software, licensing, franchising, joint venture and real estate matters for corporations in such industries as, high-tech, hospitals, physicians, health care organizations, banks, tax exempt organizations, and joint ventures and partnerships. For more information, please call 919-791-0900 or visit the Web site at http://www.dileone.com.

About Capital City Club:

The Capital City Club was established in 1979 as Raleigh’s premiere business club. Since its opening, the Capital City Club has maintained this prestigious title with the business diversity of over 3,000 members who are Wake County’s business leaders in Government, Law, Industry, Business and Education. The Club features the finest in Social and Business Entertaining, state-of-the-art business, telecommunications and meeting facilities in combination with a tradition of gracious personalized service.

Patty Briguglio

MMI Associates, Inc.

919-233-6600

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Who Is The Mentally Toughest Person In America? Dr. Jay Granat Launches A New Contest To Find This Remarkable Individual

Who Is The Mentally Toughest Person In America? Dr. Jay Granat Launches A New Contest To Find This Remarkable Individual











Jay P. Granat, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist, Author, Columnist
Founder, www.StayInTheZone.com


River Edge, NJ (PRWEB) January 6, 2011

What does it really take to be mentally tough? Are women mentally tougher than men? Why do some people perform well under pressure and why do others crumble and choke? What can be done to help people achieve what they want to achieve when the pressure is really on? How can we use mental toughness to perform our best in our daily lives? Can kids learn how to be mentally tougher around sports, school and bullying? What really constitutes mental toughness?

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., Psychotherapist, Founder of http://www.StayInTheZone.com and author of numerous books and programs on sport psychology and mental toughness will conduct a video and essay contest to discover the mentally toughest person in The United States.

“This contest and its winners will serve as inspiring role models and the will teach us about mental toughness, sports psychology and being focused resilient when faced with a challenging situations,” says Dr. Jay Granat.

Who Should Enter?

This contest is open to parents of athletes of all ages, coaches, therapists, teachers, athletic associations, soldiers, policemen, firefighters, entrepreneurs, health care professionals, cancer survivors and super achievers from every field.

Anyone with an inspiring and motivating story can enter. If you or someone you know has a personal mental toughness story that you would like to share and be recognized for, this is your opportunity to gain the recognition and notoriety you deserve. This is your chance to teach others about what it takes to perform your best when the pressure is on. These super achievers exist in many fields in addition to sports. Anyone with a compelling story is encouraged to share their stories, their secrets and their life experiences via video or via email.

What You Can Win

The winner of the contest will receive $ 1,000 plus round trip air fare to New York City and two nights of hotel accommodation in New York City. The winner will also get two tickets to a New York Yankees game. This is a team with a long history of being mentally tough. The winner will also be featured on the Stay In The Zone website. The winner will also get free copies of some of Dr. Granat’s most popular mental toughness programs and books.

The second and third place winner will also get a copy of How To Get Into The Zone And Stay In The Zone With Sport Psychology And Self-Hypnosis. They will also get copies of Who Will Win The Big Game and How To Get Into The Zone In Just One Minute. These are two of Dr. Granat’s most popular books. Younger athletes who finish second or third in the contest can get a copy of Dr. Granat’s sports psychology program for kids Bedtime Stories For Young Athletes.

Charitable Contributions

“I will also make a cash donation to The Special Olympics on behalf of myself and the contest winner. I worked with developmentally disabled adults early in my career. I would like to give something back to these inspiring and mentally tough people, “says Dr. Jay Granat.

How To Enter

To enter the mental toughness contest, simply send your mental toughness story in either video form or written form to info@stayinthezone.com or call Dr. Granat at 201 647-9191. Be sure to include all your contact information with your submission.

All of your materials will become the property of http://www.StayInTheZone.com and your stories may be featured in promotional material used by this company.

Feel free to contact Dr. Granat anytime at 201 647-9191 or email him with questions about this unique contest at info@stayinthezone.com.

Why This Contest?

“Every day, I get calls from people who want to perform better. These calls come from athletes, coaches and parents of athletes. They also come from people who want to perform better on their jobs, in their businesses and at school. They all want to learn how to be focused, confident, relaxed and mentally tough.

And over the years, I have counseled mentally tough, top achievers from sports, business and the military. Some of my patients have overcome huge obstacles in their lives. I have coached many people who have bounced back from war, from serious injuries, from bitter divorces, from financial setbacks and from many of life’s significant and powerful setbacks.

Some of the people have impressed me with their great resolve, focus, resiliency, spirit and mental toughness when facing very difficult situations.

These remarkable individuals have some fantastic stories about forging ahead and succeeding when the pressure has been substantial and significant. We all admire these kinds of people and we can learn a great deal from them,” says Dr. Jay Granat, who has coached world class athletes from every sport from around the world including Olympic champions.

Dr. Granat has appeared in major media outlets including, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, The British Broadcasting Company, The International Herald Tribune, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, ESPN Radio, Tennis, Tennis Lifestyle Magazine, The Canadian Broadcasting Company, WCBS, Forbes.com, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, The Iowa Golfer, Executive Golfer Magazine, The Bergen Record and The Newark Star Ledger. Golf Digest named him one of America’s Top Ten Mental Gurus. He is also the author of How To Lower Your Golf Score With Sport Psychology And Self-Hypnosis Zone Tennis, 101 Ways To Break A Hitting Slump, Bedtime Stories For Young Athletes and other programs to promote mental toughness and peak performance.

To Reach Dr. Jay Granat

Dr. Granat is available for individual coaching and for seminars to teams, organizations and clubs. To schedule a session with him or to schedule a seminar for your team or organization, email him at info(at)stayinthezone(dot)com or call him at 888 580-ZONE.

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