Apps for Good Contest!

Apps for Good Contest!
Healthy Food Ideas
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Windows 8 Apps for Social Good contest w/ ,000 in prizes!

Calling all developers, hackers, social do-gooders, and activists: want to develop Windows 8 apps for social good? Well, you’re in luck – the Microsoft Windows 8 Contest is ON!
Microsoft has teamed up with NetSquared to support you in generating apps for nonprofits and activists on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Marketplaces. The Contest is about YOUR great ideas and projects, and we’re here with tools, resources, and incentive prizes to get (and keep) you going.
Learn more and enter your Windows 8 app into the contest at bit.ly/XcgyQH
What is an app for “social good”?
An app (or other good or service) that is designed to benefit to the general public and doesn’t solely exist to provide the maximum possible return to shareholders. Some classic examples of social good are: clean water, literacy, food security, healthy and safe environment and digital inclusion, among many others. For the purposes of this contest, we’re accepting apps on any topic within TechSoup’s Hacker Helper Wiki.
What are the prizes?
There are 3 categories of prizes:
•Best Overall Windows 8 App wins ,000
•Best Overall Windows 8 Phone App wins ,000
•People’s Choice App wins ,000
Ready to get started? Here’s how to proceed:
1. Check out the Contest Page for all the details
2. Add your app to the NetSquared project gallery
3. Enter your project into the contest
Important Dates
•Project submissions: November 5 – February 28
•Public voting: March 1 – March 15
•Winners announced: March 25
You can find more information, including participant criteria and other “fine print” details here.
Show the world how a great idea, a few lines of code, and Windows 8 can change lives for the better.

Family Tips for Budgeting Food Expenses – Equifax Family Money Matters Video Contest

A representative from Equifax invited me to enter this contest they are having because she thought my videos were geared towards their topics of interest. I was very excited to put together something to help out anyone looking for some extra ways to save money. If I end up being a “finalist” or even the “winner” of this competition, it would be completely unexpected, as I anticipate lots of excellent videos being submitted, however, who wouldn’t be excited to hear that type of good news?!? lol Check out the details if you or someone you know is interested. 🙂 blog.equifax.com
Video Rating: 5 / 5

Vote for Chef Solus- Let’s Move Contest

Vote for Chef Solus- Let’s Move Contest
Healthy Foods To Eat
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Please vote for us now at Apps for Healthy Kids Challenge- www.appsforhealthykids.com/application-gallery/chef-solus…
Or visit chefsolus.com to learn more

He’s up for Popular Choice Award and voting ends Aug 14 9 AM PST… it takes about 3 minutes, The contest is sponsored by Let’s Move and the USDA

Together we can create a healthier future for all children.Over 2000 schools and 40,000 parents use the games to teach children about eating healthy and being active. If he wins more children and families will discover his fun nutrition games. They are all free and available in English or Spanish.

Please repost or share with friends in your networks- I know Chef Solus can come from behind and win with your support! Please join Chef’s team and spread the word.

Top 10 very important and some funny reasons to vote for Chef Solus now:
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Dan Sauer: Chef, farmer, contest winner

Dan Sauer: Chef, farmer, contest winner
What do you do with stinging nettles, Russian olives, chicken-of-the-woods, and wild goose? If you’re Dan Sauer, you win the Island’s first Wild Food Challenge, held October 4.
Read more on The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Halloween treats for adult tastes
Hold the sweets: This sophisticated menu is savoury, fruity and only a tiny bit spooky
Read more on The Globe and Mail

Committee to look at food choices in Bexley schools
Bexley City Schools will use a nutrition rating system the district began participating in over a year ago as the springboard for its new health and wellness committee.
Read more on This Week Bexley

A Vegetarian Contest to Veg Out With gardein⢠and a Kindleâ¢

A Vegetarian Contest to Veg Out With gardein⢠and a Kindleâ¢
Plant-based food producer, gardein⢠is giving away Kindles loaded with vegetarian recipes, plus free coupons, each week throughout October, Vegetarian Awareness Month
Read more on PRWeb via Yahoo! News

8 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
These tips will keep your ticker tocking and you on the road to a long and healthy life
Read more on Fox News

Facebook’s Top Chef: ‘Santa Claus With Knives’
Inside the social network’s gourmet food operation.
Read more on Forbes

Good food health champion aims for contest final on TV

Good food health champion aims for contest final on TV
ONE of Calderdale’s volunteer health champions could be in line for an ITV Pride of Britain Award. (28/09/2010 08:49:58)
Read more on Yorkshire Post Today

Health: Detox the way to good health
WE are exposed to toxins daily, from food and water to air. They all contain toxins that can affect our health. The digestive system and liver work together to eliminate these toxins but when toxins accumulate, the organs get overloaded and the system is disrupted.
Read more on New Straits Times

Health Buzz: Kids With Food Allergies Often Bullied
Avoid diabetes complications with life changes; stay fit as you age: advice from an Olympic gymnast.
Read more on US News & World Report

My Salon Scoop launches contest to highlight healthy hair hairstylist

My Salon Scoop launches contest to highlight healthy hair hairstylist
South Orange, NJ Many hair industry awards celebrate top styling skills alone without regard to the components of service that salon clients really value. With the Ultimate Hairapy Award, My Salon Scoop http://mysalonscoop.com will highlight a hairstylist that focuses beyond hot hair but also on healthy hair.From September 22 through October 20, hair salon clients …
Read more on PitchEngine

Pantene Pro-V Launches ‘Healthy Hair for Healthy Water’ Global Cause Program
CINCINNATI  /PRNewswire/ – Pantene, the world’s leading hair care brand, is proud to announce a charitable partnership with the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW), by providing PUR packets that transform contaminated water into clean, drinkable water. CSDW is a non-profit organization focused on the critical, global need for clean, safe drinking water. Pantene will support CSDW to …
Read more on Manila Bulletin

Pantene Pro-V Announces Launch of ‘Healthy Hair for Healthy Water,’ First-Ever Pantene Global Cause Program
Pantene Supports Program to Prevent 20 Million Days of Illness and Save an Estimated 2,500 Lives ‘Healthy Hair for Healthy Water’ Will Help P&G Achieve its Goal to ‘Save one Life Every Hour’
Read more on Thaipr.net