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Lasker Foundation Announces 2021 Lasker Awards

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:41pm

Widely regarded as America's top biomedical research prize, the Lasker Awards carry an honorarium of $250,000 for each category.

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  • Widely regarded as America's top biomedical research prize, the Lasker Awards carry an honorarium of $250,000 for each category.
  • Due to the pandemic, the Foundation will not be presenting the Awards this year in a traditional in-person ceremony.
  • About the Lasker Foundation: The Lasker Foundation seeks to increase support for biomedical research by celebrating the power of biomedical science to save and improve human lives.
  • About the Lasker Awards: For 75 years, the Lasker Awards, America's most prestigious biomedical research awards, have recognized the contributions of leaders who made major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of human disease.

Statement of William W. Taylor, III, Counsel to Sabrina Meng

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:41pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Sabrina Meng have reached a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) in a case bringing federal charges against Ms. Meng for bank and wire fraud.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Sabrina Meng have reached a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) in a case bringing federal charges against Ms. Meng for bank and wire fraud.
  • In 2018, Ms. Meng was arrested in Canada in connection with the U.S. charges, and since that time, she has been living in Canada while a Canadian court considers the United States' request for Ms. Meng's extradition.
  • Zuckerman Spaeder partner William W. Taylor, III , one of the lawyers who represents Ms. Meng, issued the following statement:
    "I'm very pleased that Sabrina Meng and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) and it has been approved by Judge Donnelly.
  • Under the terms of this agreement, Ms. Meng will not be prosecuted further in the United States and the extradition proceedings in Canada will be terminated.

Infinite Campus Foundation Offers $1 Million Prize for Mental Health and Addiction Innovation

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:30pm

BLAINE, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Infinite Campus Foundation announced a $1 million prize today for the creation of a regional mental health and addiction network.

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  • BLAINE, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Infinite Campus Foundation announced a $1 million prize today for the creation of a regional mental health and addiction network.
  • Charlie Kratsch, founder and CEO of Infinite Campus, an educational software company, pledged the amount for the most innovative idea to streamline access to mental health services.
  • "More Minnesotans are seeking mental health treatment than ever before, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made those who struggle with their mental health and substance abuse more vulnerable.
  • "It's difficult, if not impossible, to navigate the complexities of the current mental health system," said Kratsch, who has directly funded other mental health initiatives.

Singapore Data Center Colocation Services Market Report 2021-2027 - Align and Enhance Hyperscale Capabilities to Monetize Rising Demand

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:30pm

Innovations in data center designs, namely floating and vertical data centers to tackle land and power challenges

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  • Innovations in data center designs, namely floating and vertical data centers to tackle land and power challenges
    What are the growth drivers and restraints shaping the market's future in Singapore?
  • Who are the leading market participants and their latest developments?
  • Why is it Increasingly Difficult to Grow?

BBH USA Expands Creative Department with 11 New Hires

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:25pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BBH USA is continuing its strong momentum with 11 new creative hires, including Group Creative Directors Gary Van Dzura and Adolfo Alcala; the dynamic Creative Director duo Valeria Vanzulli and Francesca Bonomi; Creative Director team Amy Travis and Alex Sprouse, who has been named part of Adweek Creative 100; and Associate Creative Director Bobby Selby.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BBH USA is continuing its strong momentum with 11 new creative hires, including Group Creative Directors Gary Van Dzura and Adolfo Alcala; the dynamic Creative Director duo Valeria Vanzulli and Francesca Bonomi; Creative Director team Amy Travis and Alex Sprouse, who has been named part of Adweek Creative 100; and Associate Creative Director Bobby Selby.
  • Today's news follows the recent promotions of President Amani Duncan, Chief Creative Officer Rafael Rizuto and Chief Strategy Officer Tom Callard, who now oversee BBH USA, which includes the New York and Los Angeles offices, as well as BBH Entertainment.
  • Valeria Vanzulli, Creative Director, previously with JOAN Creative, who has also held creative positions at Observatory, CAA, TBWA\Chiat\Day and Publicis Milan.
  • Matt Vitou, Creative Director based in New York, who was previously Associate Creative Director at Lyft, and held copywriter positions at Droga5, 72andSunny and Saatchi & Saatchi.

ODDSworks announces agreement with 12th Game Development Partner. This milestone benchmarks ODDSworks as the main hub for game developers looking to enter the US Online market

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:16pm

ODDSworks has formed content partnership with a wide variety of game development companies big and small, land-based and online, US and international.

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  • ODDSworks has formed content partnership with a wide variety of game development companies big and small, land-based and online, US and international.
  • With this latest partnership, the ODDSworks library has grown to over 60 games containing Slots, Keno, Scratch-offs, and Video Poker games.
  • ODDSworks plans to integrate with most major online casinos and provide their unique, market-proven game library to operators via ODDSworks BETguard RGS.
  • Our goal is to be the Partner of choice in the North American online gaming market for game development companies worldwide and offer a deep and wide content library to our customers."

Global Automotive Data Monetization Market Analysis 2021: Insurance Companies Acquire Considerable Share of the Market

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:15pm

Global Automotive Data Monetization Market Analysis, 2021 research report depicts a deep dive market analysis of statistics of Global Automotive Data Monetization market which consists of regional and country-wise market size, forecast, CAGR market segmentation, market shares of diverse regions and countries, market share of various end-users, applications, product type, technologies, competitive benchmarking, etc.

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  • Global Automotive Data Monetization Market Analysis, 2021 research report depicts a deep dive market analysis of statistics of Global Automotive Data Monetization market which consists of regional and country-wise market size, forecast, CAGR market segmentation, market shares of diverse regions and countries, market share of various end-users, applications, product type, technologies, competitive benchmarking, etc.
  • Based on End-User, Insurance companies acquired a considerable market share in the Global Automotive Data Monetization market.
  • Therefore, this is strongly contributing toward the growth of the Automotive Data Monetization market globally in the near future as revealed by this research report "Global Automotive Data Monetization Market Analysis, 2021".
  • What are the key overall market statistics or market estimates (Market Overview, Market Size- By Value, Forecast Numbers, Market Segmentation, Market Shares) of Global Automotive Data Monetization Market?

Innovation, Ambition, and High Performance All Propel Introspect Technology to The Globe and Mail's Third Annual Ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:05pm

194 on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies.

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  • 194 on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies.
  • Creating a new category in electronic design and validation tools, Introspect Technology's products combine high performance with ultra-compactness and attractive price economy.
  • Introspect Technology's pioneering technology replaces large rooms' worth of equipment with products that can literally fit into a single briefcase and without compromising on performance.
  • The Globe and Mail's investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe.

The Glasshouse Opens In NYC By Hosting Exclusive Premiere Party For Rihanna's Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:02pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glasshouse ,New York City's preeminent venue with breathtaking views and cutting-edge technology, has officially opened its doors by hosting the exclusive premiere party for Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Show Vol.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glasshouse ,New York City's preeminent venue with breathtaking views and cutting-edge technology, has officially opened its doors by hosting the exclusive premiere party for Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Show Vol.
  • The star-studded screening and premiere party were held on September 22, 2021.
  • Located at 660 12th Avenue, The Glasshouse features outdoor terraces, pre-function spaces, and a wide-range of production infrastructure.
  • In addition to the award-winning singer and fashion mogul, the event was attended by influencers, models, fashion leaders and industry executives.

Charles and Elizabeth Duva's Seed Gift Kicks Off $5 Million Embry-Riddle Fundraising Initiative to Promote Entrepreneurs, Innovation

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

The gift will kick-start an ambitious $5 million Embry-Riddle fundraising initiative to elevate the school's Launch Your Venture competition.

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  • The gift will kick-start an ambitious $5 million Embry-Riddle fundraising initiative to elevate the school's Launch Your Venture competition.
  • As lead benefactors, the Duvas will help transform Launch Your Venture into the world's top aviation and aerospace competition for entrepreneurs.
  • The annual contest supports startups with game-changing ideas to advance the aviation, aerospace and engineering industries.
  • Since 2017, the Launch Your Venture competition has rewarded aspiring entrepreneurs ready to scale up promising, disruptive new technologies.

NEDHSA, Food Bank of NELA establish partnership to reduce food insecurity

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

MONROE, La., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NEDHSA) and the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana (Food Bank of NELA) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to help meet the mental health, physical health, and food insecurity needs of vulnerable communities in Northeast Louisiana.

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  • MONROE, La., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NEDHSA) and the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana (Food Bank of NELA) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to help meet the mental health, physical health, and food insecurity needs of vulnerable communities in Northeast Louisiana.
  • "Many of our workforce development, transitional housing, senior, and veteran initiatives clients also suffer from food insecurity.
  • The survey tool will be developed in partnership with the Food Bank of NELA and distributed throughout both networks and the 12-parish region.
  • Our work with the Food Bank of NELA allows us to further chip away at those structural barriers that limit people from living out their full human potential."

The Center For Entertainment & Civic Health Presents:"Hollywood and Storytelling in Divided America"

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

This unprecedented convening gathers Hollywood stakeholders from across the partisan spectrum under one virtual roof to explore entertainment's untapped potential to help fix a deeply divided America.

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  • This unprecedented convening gathers Hollywood stakeholders from across the partisan spectrum under one virtual roof to explore entertainment's untapped potential to help fix a deeply divided America.
  • The event takes place Saturday, October 16th, 2021, from 10:00am to 1:00pm PST/1:00pm EST to 4:00pm EST and is presented by the Center for Entertainment & Civic Health (CFECH).
  • With support from nonpartisan grant maker Civic Health Project and others, this newly launched Center will focus on harnessing the power of storytelling and entertainment to bridge America's partisan divides and empower storytellers to embrace their unique role in reducing toxic polarization.
  • The Center for Entertainment & Civic Health is a new center of gravity for Hollywood to explore entertainment's impact on polarization and its potential to foster civic health and pluralist norms," said Dave Caplan, showrunner for the hit ABC show "The Conners."

Jay Tolsma is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

MITCHELL, S.D., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Tolsma is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Distinguished Executive for his exceptional achievements in the Financial Management field and in acknowledgment of his work at ELO CPAs and Advisors.

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  • MITCHELL, S.D., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Tolsma is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Distinguished Executive for his exceptional achievements in the Financial Management field and in acknowledgment of his work at ELO CPAs and Advisors.
  • To attain his career, Mr. Tolsma attended Northwestern College, graduating with his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1984.
  • In 1986, he became a Partner of ELO CPAs and Advisors, a role he has thrived in over three decades.
  • Mr. Tolsma worked as the Managing Partner from 2016-2020, and was promoted to Senior Partner in 2020.

The Lundquist Institute receives prestigious CIRM Scholar Research Training Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

The grant will also make it possible to retain stem cell researchers by providing access to the new and emerging companies based on The Lundquist campus.

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  • The grant will also make it possible to retain stem cell researchers by providing access to the new and emerging companies based on The Lundquist campus.
  • The Lundquist Institute announced that it has received a generous $5 million, 5-year grant from CIRM
    "This is monumental and places the Institute among the ranks of leading research centers for innovative stem cell research" said David Meyer, PhD, President and CEO of the Lundquist Institute.
  • "I want to thank the CIRM as well as all those here at TLI who collaborated to submit our successful application.
  • Coupled with our already in place community outreach programs that are focused on translational research including stem cell research and regenerative medicine, this award will add to the Institute's growing impact as a research powerhouse."

Retirement Coaches Association Awards Dr. Joe Coughlin with the Retirement Pioneer Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Joe Coughlin was awarded the Retirement Pioneer Award at the Fifth Annual Retirement Coaches Association Conference this week.He was recognized for his groundbreaking research and innovative approach to addressing the many needs and opportunities surrounding longevity, aging, and retirement.

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  • BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Joe Coughlin was awarded the Retirement Pioneer Award at the Fifth Annual Retirement Coaches Association Conference this week.He was recognized for his groundbreaking research and innovative approach to addressing the many needs and opportunities surrounding longevity, aging, and retirement.
  • Robert Laura, RCA Founder and creator of the Certified Professional Retirement Coach Designation said, "Joe's impressive and ongoing work made him an easy choice for the award.
  • Four other retirement experts were also honored during the annual awards night.
  • Dr. Dorian Mintzer, Pete Finlon, Larry Jacobson, & Joanne Waldman each received the coveted Retirement Catalyst Award.This honor recognizes industry change agents and impactful contributors to the Retirement Coaching industry.

Kobe Bryant Inspired KB24 NFT Announces NFT Art Launch Date

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:55pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kobe Bryant KB24 NFT team has just revealed a launch date for their highly anticipated NFT art collection.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kobe Bryant KB24 NFT team has just revealed a launch date for their highly anticipated NFT art collection.
  • Eventually, the KB24 NFT project was envisioned and turned into a charitable campaign for the icon's own foundation.
  • Each time a KB24 NFT is sold, a 10% fee will be collected and used to donate to the Foundation.
  • Through the KB24 NFT collection, fans of Kobe Bryant may have a chance to partake in this once in a lifetime NFT art drop on the legend's former website.

Quorn Welcomes Drew Barrymore as First-Ever Chief Mom Officer

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:53pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --DrewBarrymorehas joined Quorn USA in a multi-year business partnership as the brand's first-ever "Chief Mom Officer" (CMO).

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --DrewBarrymorehas joined Quorn USA in a multi-year business partnership as the brand's first-ever "Chief Mom Officer" (CMO).
  • I love this brand because the integrity of its mission truly motivates me and I'm honored to be joining as Chief Mom Officer," explains Barrymore.
  • The collaboration will coincide with several new product launches this fall, including Quorn Meatless ChiQin Cutlets and Quorn Meatless ChiQin Wings.
  • For updates on what's to come from Quorn and Drew Barrymore, be sure to follow along @QuornUSA or @drewbarrymore on social media.

St. Bernard Hospital names Michael Richardson as new patient safety and quality leader

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:51pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Bernard Hospital, a community hospital on Chicago's South Side, announced today its selection of Michael Richardson, MHSc, RN, BSN, CPPS, CPHRM, to the new role of Patient Safety and Quality Officer effective Sept. 27, 2021.

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Bernard Hospital, a community hospital on Chicago's South Side, announced today its selection of Michael Richardson, MHSc, RN, BSN, CPPS, CPHRM, to the new role of Patient Safety and Quality Officer effective Sept. 27, 2021.
  • At St. Bernard Hospital, he will be responsible for directing a new patient safety and quality department, ensuring that healthcare services are provided with an intense focus on reaching a goal of zero harm, preventing errors and delivering patient satisfaction.
  • "St. Bernard Hospital is taking a more deliberate approach to achieving excellence in safety and quality of care.
  • St. Bernard Hospital has served the Englewood community and Chicago's South Side since 1904 as an essential safety-net community hospital.

A+ Technology & Security Solutions Named a Winner of the Long Island Press and Dan's Papers Long Island Top Workplaces 2021 Award Second Year in Row

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:50pm

BAY SHORE, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --For the second year in a row, A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in security technology, has been honored as a winner in the Long Island Press and Dan's Papers Top Workplaces of 2021.

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  • BAY SHORE, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --For the second year in a row, A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in security technology, has been honored as a winner in the Long Island Press and Dan's Papers Top Workplaces of 2021.
  • This year, A+ Technology and Security Solutions was recognized for this award as one of the Top Ten organizations on Long Island.
  • https://www.longislandpress.com/2021/09/03/top-li-workplaces-2021-the-be...
    About A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc:
    Celebrating our 30th year, A+ Technology & Security Solutions, Inc. is a systems integrator specializing in the convergence of physical security, A/V, LED, and IT infrastructure solutions, headquartered in Bay Shore, NY.
  • Since 1989, A+ Technology & Security Solutions has been providing integrated solutions to schools, law enforcement, local, state, and federal governmental agencies, healthcare, and commercial organizations.

Health Management Associates Acquires Wakely Consulting Group

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:49pm

Health Management Associates acquires Wakely Consulting Group,premier source for healthcare actuarial consulting.

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  • Health Management Associates acquires Wakely Consulting Group,premier source for healthcare actuarial consulting.
  • A premier source for healthcare actuarial consulting, Wakely helps clients understand the complex and evolving world of healthcare.
  • Once the actuarial component of a broader Wakely organization, Wakely Consulting Group was founded in 1999 and currently has six offices across the country.
  • Wakely will continue to operate as Wakely Consulting Group, an HMA Company.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Reminds NLOK, GWB, SIC, and DVCR Shareholders About Its Ongoing Investigations

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:48pm

WeissLaw LLPis investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of NortonLifeLock Inc. (NASDAQ: NLOK) in connection withthe company's proposed acquisition of Avast plc ("Avast").

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  • WeissLaw LLPis investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of NortonLifeLock Inc. (NASDAQ: NLOK) in connection withthe company's proposed acquisition of Avast plc ("Avast").
  • Subject to the elections made by Avast shareholders, Avast shareholders will own between approximately 14% and 26% of the combined company on a fully diluted basis.
  • Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's shareholders will receive $14.50 per share in cash for each share of SIC common stock that they hold.
  • Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's shareholders will receive $10.10 per share in cash for each share of DVCR common stock that they hold.

Wisconsin Recognizes Clean Energy Week 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:45pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 2021as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 2021as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .
  • "Thank you, Governor Evers for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing Wisconsin's economic and energy needs through your Clean Energy Week proclamation," said Heather Reams, chair of NCEW and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).
  • Among the unique programming offered throughout the week, the NCEW Policy Makers Symposium will convene lawmakers, energy advocates, and private sector leaders for enlightening and influential clean energy and climate policy discussions.
  • National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment.

Nevada Recognizes Clean Energy Week 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:43pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has issued a proclamation recognizing September 20-24, 2021 as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has issued a proclamation recognizing September 20-24, 2021 as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .
  • "Thank you, Governor Sisolak for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing Nevada's economic and energy needs through your Clean Energy Week proclamation," said Heather Reams, chair of NCEW and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).
  • Among the unique programming offered throughout the week, the NCEW Policy Makers Symposium will convene lawmakers, energy advocates, and private sector leaders for enlightening and influential clean energy and climate policy discussions.
  • National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment.

Sklar Kirsh Expands its Litigation Practice with Loren N. Cohen and Rachael Hiatt

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:43pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Top boutique law firm Sklar Kirsh LLP announced today that Loren N. Cohen and Rachael Warner Hiatt have joined the firm's Litigation Practice Group .

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Top boutique law firm Sklar Kirsh LLP announced today that Loren N. Cohen and Rachael Warner Hiatt have joined the firm's Litigation Practice Group .
  • "Loren and Rachael have broad experience in complex business and real estate litigation matters and will be tremendous additions to our already formidable litigation team," said Justin M. Goldstein , who chairs the firm's Litigation Department.
  • He represents premier real estate brokers, developers, high-net-worth families with legacy commercial and residential income property holdings, business owners, and large corporations in all litigation matters.
  • Hiatt has considerable experience in complex commercial litigation, including disputes involving breach of contract, intellectual property, fraud, bankruptcy, collections, and employment issues.

Flagship DNA Learning Center NYC opens for all New Yorkers

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:36pm

CSHL's first New York City-based DNALC program, called the Harlem DNA Lab, was opened in 2007 in partnership with the NYC Department of Education.

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  • CSHL's first New York City-based DNALC program, called the Harlem DNA Lab, was opened in 2007 in partnership with the NYC Department of Education.
  • The DNALC NYC is the newest and largest of thirteen CSHL DNA Learning Center teaching facilities in the U.S.
  • "I am thrilled to welcome Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center to Brooklyn," said Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.
  • "City Tech is privileged to have partnered with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on the development and operation of a flagship DNA Learning Center," said Russell K. Hotzler, president of City Tech.

Jenise Terrell wins the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:34pm

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, is proud to announce Jenise Terrell as the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award.

Key Points: 
  • MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, is proud to announce Jenise Terrell as the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award.
  • The award recognizes Ms. Terrell, Vice President of Programs, for her outstanding service and lifelong commitment to civic engagement.
  • AmeriCorps is a federal agency that brings people together to tackle the country's most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering.The annual Excellence in AmeriCorps awards are given to honor inspiring and impactful national service across the country.
  • Ms. Terrell started her journey in service as an AmeriCorps apprentice herself in 1997.

Ohio Recognizes Clean Energy Week 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:32pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 202as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 202as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .
  • "Thank you, Governor DeWine for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing Ohio's economic and energy needs through your Clean Energy Week proclamation," said Heather Reams, chair of NCEW and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).
  • "The clean energy sector is a growing industry and economic driver of job creation in Ohio, with over 103,000 clean energy jobs in the Buckeye State."
  • National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment.

VIPdesk announces hiring increase of 130% for Customer Service W@H Jobs in US

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:30pm

VIPdesk is a leading BPO with over 20 years of experience operating with a work-from-home customer service operation.

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  • VIPdesk is a leading BPO with over 20 years of experience operating with a work-from-home customer service operation.
  • VIPdesk, a premium provider of outsourced customer experience solutions, utilizes a remote team of customer service professionals located throughout the U.S., to provide customer service for amazing brands looking to elevate the customer experience.
  • Talented team members of VIPdesk not only excel in delivering superior customer service but are passionate ambassadors of the brands they serve.
  • VIPdesk's suite of services include outsourced customer service from traditional to digital contact channels, full AI and assisted AI solutions, CX Insights, social media management, back-office support and customer experience consulting.

Julie Byerley, M.D. appointed President and Dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Executive Vice President, Chief Academic Officer

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:29pm

DANVILLE, Pa., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Geisinger announced that Julie Byerley, M.D., M.P.H., will serve as the new president and dean of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM), executive vice president and chief academic officer, effective January 1, 2022.

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  • DANVILLE, Pa., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Geisinger announced that Julie Byerley, M.D., M.P.H., will serve as the new president and dean of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM), executive vice president and chief academic officer, effective January 1, 2022.
  • "I am thrilled to announce Julie Byerley as our school's next president and dean," said Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., president and CEO of Geisinger.
  • "I'm honored and ecstatic to be joining as the new president and dean of GCSOM and Geisinger's chief academic officer," said Dr. Byerley.
  • Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family.

Payment Processing Powerhouse Rebrands as 100GROUP.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:20pm

With the goal of creating a single concierge platform for various business services, 100GROUP will focus on adding increased value and efficiency to its clients.

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  • With the goal of creating a single concierge platform for various business services, 100GROUP will focus on adding increased value and efficiency to its clients.
  • "With 100GROUP we will provide best in class support, while serving our clients with more than just payment processing."
  • Stepping up a bit to have a brand name more fitting to our mission statement (delivering 100% in everything we do!)
  • The Atlanta division serves as just one of the major pillars of success for 100GROUP and its new rollout to the masses.

Memphis shootings activate US emergency blood reserve

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:20pm

Answering a call from Vitalant, a blood supplier serving the local area, the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC) raced to ship boxes of red blood cells for trauma care.

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  • Answering a call from Vitalant, a blood supplier serving the local area, the Blood Emergency Readiness Corps (BERC) raced to ship boxes of red blood cells for trauma care.
  • Memphis mass shooting marks the first time new BERC network has responded to a major blood emergency.
  • The original seven BERC blood centers are Carter BloodCare (Dallas), Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank (Harrisburg), The Community Blood Center (Appleton, WI), Houchin Community Blood Bank (Bakersfield, CA), Oklahoma Blood Institute (Oklahoma City), South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (San Antonio), and We Are Blood (Austin).
  • The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) is a nonprofit community blood center that provides blood, plasma, platelets and other blood components to more than 100 hospitals and healthcare providers throughout Texas and beyond.

Allan Funk Named EVP, Chief Credit Officer at Touchstone Bank

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:19pm

PRINCE GEORGE, Va., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Touchstone Bankshares, Inc. (the "Company")(OTC Pink: TSBA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Touchstone Bank (the "Bank"), are pleased to announce that Mr.Allan Funk will serve as EVP, Chief Credit Officer.

Key Points: 
  • PRINCE GEORGE, Va., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Touchstone Bankshares, Inc. (the "Company")(OTC Pink: TSBA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Touchstone Bank (the "Bank"), are pleased to announce that Mr.Allan Funk will serve as EVP, Chief Credit Officer.
  • Mr. Funk has over 37 years of banking experience, most recently as Senior Credit Officer with $1.5 billion asset based First Community Bank of South Carolina.
  • Touchstone Bankshares, Inc. is the bank holding company for Touchstone Bank.
  • The formation of Touchstone Bankshares, Inc. was finalized onJuly 1, 2020with a one-for-one share exchange of Touchstone Bank preferred and common shares with Touchstone Bankshares, Inc. preferred and common shares, respectively Touchstone Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered inPrince George, Virginia.

Performance Trust and Chicago Debates, Bridging the Education Gap for 10 Years

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:12pm

This Fall, Performance Trust is proud to celebrate ten years of continued partnership with Chicago Debates, an organization committed to empowering urban youth through academic debate.

Key Points: 
  • This Fall, Performance Trust is proud to celebrate ten years of continued partnership with Chicago Debates, an organization committed to empowering urban youth through academic debate.
  • "At Performance Trust, we celebrate strong opinionssupported by evidenceto drive great results.
  • We're humbled to be a small part of Chicago Debates' work, on behalf of students, in our hometown of Chicago."
  • About Performance Trust Capital Partners:Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC is committed to helping financial institutions improve their long-term performance and deliver shareholder value.

During the month of September and Climate Week, Natura promotes dialogue on corporate governance for positive impact and launches platform to track deforestation in real-time

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:02pm

International participants included Margarita Ducci, executive director of the Global Compact Network, Chile, and Maria Laura Tinelli, founder of Acrux Partners.

Key Points: 
  • International participants included Margarita Ducci, executive director of the Global Compact Network, Chile, and Maria Laura Tinelli, founder of Acrux Partners.
  • For the executive "we urgently need to put effective measures to contain the impacts of the crisis into practice.
  • The crisis is serious, but conscious hope mobilizes, increases our capacity for joint cooperation and helps us reconnect with nature", he stressed.
  • One of the initiatives that confirm a company's effective environmental responsibility and social impact is B Corp certification.

Children of America, LLC Commits $10 Thousand to Support Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery Efforts

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:00pm

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Children of America, LLC (COA) has announced its partnership with the American Red Cross to help bring aid to the victims of Hurricane Ida.

Key Points: 
  • DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Children of America, LLC (COA) has announced its partnership with the American Red Cross to help bring aid to the victims of Hurricane Ida.
  • "Our local businesses and The American Red Cross are coming together as one to support our friends in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida," said CEO Ted Hockenberry.
  • "We are honored to work alongside them to help support the community during this challenging time."
  • Children of America operates facilities throughout Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Three Leading Snow and Ice Removal Companies Select UtilizeCore to Source, Hire, and Manage Subcontractors Through its SaaS-based Marketplace

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:00pm

Snow and ice removal companies need to be ready to service commercial properties whenever they need it.

Key Points: 
  • Snow and ice removal companies need to be ready to service commercial properties whenever they need it.
  • With UtilzeCore's automated platform, snow removal companies can quickly add qualified subcontractors while also making it easier to communicate, manage and pay them.
  • "We are thrilled to announce these four major new snow and ice removal customers, Donovan Property, Polar Group, RNA Facilities, and US Snow Pros."
  • US Snow Pros is a commercial and industrial snow and ice removal company servicing much of the United States.

Verse.io launches trustContact™ to ensure businesses get their calls and SMS delivered to customers

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:53pm

Verse.io launched trustContact, a new service to help businesses comply with FCC regulations around SMS and phone calls.

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  • Verse.io launched trustContact, a new service to help businesses comply with FCC regulations around SMS and phone calls.
  • Starting October 1, 2021, calls or text messages that don't comply with new regulations may be filtered or labeled spam.
  • Verse's new trustContactservices will help businesses stay in communication with potential customers by complying with new messaging regulations.
  • Starting in October of 2021, most U.S. businesses that use 10DLC to reach their customers will need to complete A2P 10DLC registration.

WoodSpring Suites Eclipses 300 Open Hotels, Paving The Road For Future Growth

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:49pm

As of June 30, 2021, the WoodSpring Suites, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay brands each have 453, 217, and 86 hotels open or in the pipeline, respectively.

Key Points: 
  • As of June 30, 2021, the WoodSpring Suites, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay brands each have 453, 217, and 86 hotels open or in the pipeline, respectively.
  • "When the WoodSpring Suites brand was created, the overall awareness and the growth potential around the extended stay segment was very much in its infancy.
  • "Eclipsing 300 WoodSpring hotels is an incredible accomplishment and further validates Choice Hotels' strategic commitment to the segment.
  • There are 300 WoodSpring Suites hotels open in over 38 states and more than 100 in the pipeline across the U.S. as of June 30, 2021.

Methane Emissions Reduction Efforts Should Prioritize Organic Wastes, Energy Vision's Analysis Finds

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:49pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As governments work to cut methane emissions to fight climate change, analysis by the national sustainable energy non-profit Energy Vision shows that reducing emissions from organic wastes would cut methane more deeply and at lower cost than reducing emissions from the fossil fuel industry.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As governments work to cut methane emissions to fight climate change, analysis by the national sustainable energy non-profit Energy Vision shows that reducing emissions from organic wastes would cut methane more deeply and at lower cost than reducing emissions from the fossil fuel industry.
  • Last week the US and EU committed to cutting methane emissions 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.
  • "Lowering methane emissions in the fossil fuel sector is critically important, but at the same time, policymakers should understand that there are much more efficient ways of cutting methane emissions than plugging methane leaks in abandoned oil and gas operations," says Energy Vision president Matt Tomich.
  • "Our research shows that trapping the methane biogases from decomposing organic wastes could cut methane emissions more deeply and at much lower cost."

Shark's Smartest Robot Yet Features AI Technology Similar to Self-Driving Cars

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:44pm

NEEDHAM, Mass., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Consumers are on the hunt for products that do more for less, and the search for top-of-the-line yet affordable robots is no different. That's why Shark®, (HKEX: 1691.HK), the #1 brand in vacuums*, is excited to introduce its newest and smartest innovation - the Shark® AI Robot Self-Empty XL- with next-gen intelligence and AI Laser Navigation™, UltraClean Mode™, and a HEPA 60-day capacity base that traps harmful dust and allergens.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the laser navigation technology and similar AI algorithms found in self-driving cars, it allows the robot to detect and avoid objects as it cleans.
  • Unlike traditional camera-based vSLAM technologies in other robots that point up at the ceiling, the Shark AI Robot Self-Empty XL uses 360-degree LIDAR laser-based technology, scanning at floor level to clean and adapt its pathway with precision.
  • Next-gen technology also allows it to efficiently clean row-by-row, target areas for deep cleans and customization, and it can do it all anytime - day or night.
  • "The AI Laser Navigation mapping technology is so accurate that the robot can sweep at night and in the dark, so wecan wake up to clean floors.

Colorado Recognizes Clean Energy Week 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:38pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Governor Jared Polis has issued a proclamation recognizing September 20-24, 2021 as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Governor Jared Polis has issued a proclamation recognizing September 20-24, 2021 as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .
  • Last year, Governor Polis, along with more than half of the nation's governors, signed proclamations officially recognizing Clean Energy Weeks in their respective states.In his 2021 proclamation, the Governor cites that the clean energy sector has been a key driver of economic growth in Colorado in recent years, with nearly 60,000 clean energy jobs throughout the state.
  • "Thank you, Governor Polis for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing Colorado's economic and energy needs through your Clean Energy Week proclamation," said Heather Reams, chair of NCEW and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).
  • National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment.

Intelage Makes Ag Trading Easy and Intuitive

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:31pm

Intelage solves these inefficiencies by implementing technology to connect shippers, buyers, and carriers in an optimized trading network.

Key Points: 
  • Intelage solves these inefficiencies by implementing technology to connect shippers, buyers, and carriers in an optimized trading network.
  • The platform enables domestic trading as well as international exports and offers direct connectivity with all major rail and ocean carrier platforms for easy bookings and tracking.
  • The latest Intelage feature makes trading even easier.
  • For more information on Intelage, please visit www.intelage.com and follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

IYM 2021 National Prep School Virtual Fair to Be Held Sat., Sept. 25 & Sun., Sept. 26, 2021 at 9 AM EDT - 6 PM EDT

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:27pm

Sat Oct 2, 2021, starting at 9 AM EDT Sun Oct 3rd, 2021, starting at 9 AM EDT

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  • Sat Oct 2, 2021, starting at 9 AM EDT Sun Oct 3rd, 2021, starting at 9 AM EDT
    At the conference, Boys & Girls Prep School Coaches from across the U.S. will be representing their school's basketball programs virtually on Zoom.
  • IYM'sStudent-Athlete programprovides valuable opportunities for deserving student-athletes, who demonstrate academic achievement, as well as a talent in basketball or other sports.
  • Coaches will also talk about what life is like for a student-athlete at their school.
  • This event is essential for student-athletes looking to be recruited into a prep school's basketball program.

Vermont Recognizes Clean Energy Week 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:24pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vermont Governor Phil Scott has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 2021as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vermont Governor Phil Scott has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 2021as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .
  • Last year, Governor Scott, along with more than half of the nation's governors, signed proclamations officially recognizing Clean Energy Weeks in their respective states.In his 2021 proclamation, the Governor cites that Vermont has the highest clean energy employment per capita in the nation at 6.2 percent.
  • "Thank you, Governor Scott for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing Vermont's economic and energy needs through your Clean Energy Week proclamation," said Heather Reams, chair of NCEW and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).
  • National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment.

Hunger Action Month // Clarins and FEED Release a 10-Year Retrospective Film by Paris Brosnan Documenting the Importance of School Meals and the Ongoing Work to End Childhood Hunger

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:21pm

"I was drawn to Clarins and FEED's mission to help solve childhood hunger through school feeding.

Key Points: 
  • "I was drawn to Clarins and FEED's mission to help solve childhood hunger through school feeding.
  • This school meals program gives children a sense of belonging, community, and an education.
  • A little goes a long waycollectively, small actions can make a lifechanging difference for those who need it most."
  • WFP's school feeding programme is a powerful way to better engage vulnerable children in education and to help them thrive.

Miracle Software Systems, Inc. Attains Silver Tier Partner Status with Tricentis

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:16pm

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Software Systems, Inc., a global systems integrator, is thrilled to announce that it has achieved "Silver" partner status with Tricentis, the world's number one platform for modern cloud and enterprise applications.

Key Points: 
  • NOVI, Mich., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Software Systems, Inc., a global systems integrator, is thrilled to announce that it has achieved "Silver" partner status with Tricentis, the world's number one platform for modern cloud and enterprise applications.
  • As a Tricentis silver partner, Miracle will provide its clients with the tools required to create a robust, reliable, and repeatable testing strategy.
  • "We're excited to achieve this (Silver Tier) partner status with Tricentis and look forward to continued collaboration to transform quality assurance programs for our clients.
  • Over the past 27 years, Miracle has helped numerous enterprises across verticals build quality software while improving time-to-market and reducing the cost of quality.

Comfort Cases Announces Awards & Scholarships to Those Having Positive Impact on Foster Care

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:15pm

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Comfort Cases , a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting hope and dignity to youth in foster care, today announces the winners of its annual awards and scholarships to individuals and organizations who best promote positive messaging regarding foster care which support Comfort Cases' mission and goals.

Key Points: 
  • ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Comfort Cases , a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting hope and dignity to youth in foster care, today announces the winners of its annual awards and scholarships to individuals and organizations who best promote positive messaging regarding foster care which support Comfort Cases' mission and goals.
  • This award is given to a recipient who has improved the lives of children in Foster Care and best promotes the mission of Comfort Cases.
  • Leigh Anne has been a supporter of Comfort Cases since its founding and as a mother to a youth from foster care is outspoken in issues about the foster care system.
  • Comfort Cases is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to inspire communities to bring dignity and hope to youth entering foster care.

Global Electronic Paper (E-Paper) Display Markets 2020-2024 - Escalating E-Reader Population / Adoption of E-Paper Display in Healthcare Industry / Rising Adoption of Electronic Shelf Labels

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:15pm

The global electronic paper display market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 23.05% during the period spanning 2020-2024.

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  • The global electronic paper display market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 23.05% during the period spanning 2020-2024.
  • Growth in the electronic paper display market was driven by several factors like increasing internet users, surging deforestation, rising e-reader population and increasing air transportation volume.
  • The global electronic paper display market can be segmented into the following categories on the basis of product: e-reader and electronic shelf label.
  • The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global electronic paper display market with the potential impact of COVID-19.

Magellan Advisors Announces the Appointment of Clayton Johnston to VP of Design & Construction

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:12pm

DENVER, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Advisors is pleased to announce the promotion of Clayton Johnston to Vice President (VP) of Design and Construction.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Advisors is pleased to announce the promotion of Clayton Johnston to Vice President (VP) of Design and Construction.
  • Going forward, Clayton will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Magellan's EPC group, including all Design, Engineering, Permitting, Construction and Project Management activities.
  • "Clayton has been a key team member for the last several years, focusing his efforts on managing Magellan's Construction Management division," stated John Honker, CEO of Magellan Advisors.
  • Clayton Johnston has over 30 years of experience working in the telecommunication industry, including design, construction, and implementation of fiber optic networks nationwide.