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NAIFA to Hold New November Event Named "Belong" to Celebrate Membership

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) will hold a new hybrid event called the "Belong Event" on November 17, 2020.

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  • FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) will hold a new hybrid event called the "Belong Event" on November 17, 2020.
  • Cammie Scott, NAIFA National President, will oversee the business meeting as she formally calls the association's annual meeting to order.
  • The celebration will be open to all NAIFA members via Zoom, and chapters located in states that allow for in-person gatherings may gather together to hold in-person watch parties to celebrate.
  • The YAT and Diversity awards are peer-reviewed honors given to NAIFA members who have demonstrated outstanding service to the association.

Genpro Appoints Steve Herbert as the Chief Commercial Officer of Genpro Research Inc.

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Genpro Research today announced the appointment of Steve Herbert as Chief Commercial Officer of Genpro Research Inc., leading the commercial, BD and sales strategy.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Genpro Research today announced the appointment of Steve Herbert as Chief Commercial Officer of Genpro Research Inc., leading the commercial, BD and sales strategy.
  • Mr. Herbert brings over 20 years of commercial leadership and expertise in the US & European Clinical Research & Pharmaceutical software markets as well as an in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • "Steve's appointment demonstrates the continued commitment of Genpro Research to expanding the scope and reach of our products and services to our global customers," said Anoop Ambika, Chief Executive Officer of Genpro Research.
  • "Over the last 24 months, Genpro Research has been rapidly expanding and increasing its footprint in India and US.

IBM Cognos Analytics-Based Business Transformation Going Strong

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

IBM Cognos is the preferred choice for Fortune 100 companies and works with some of the largest organizations worldwide.

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  • IBM Cognos is the preferred choice for Fortune 100 companies and works with some of the largest organizations worldwide.
  • The charts below summarize the distribution profile of IBM Cognos customers based on revenue, employee strength, and industry segments worldwide.
  • The extensive functionality provided by IBM Cognos addresses several categories of BI applications, including web-based OLAP analysis, formatted reporting, ad-hoc reporting, and dashboards.
  • As an all-in-one platform, IBM Cognos handles everything from data modeling and integration to exploration and visualization.

Culver's Announces the Retirement of CEO and President Joe Koss

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Culver Franchising System LLC announced today the retirement of CEO and President Joe Koss at the end of 2020.

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  • PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Culver Franchising System LLC announced today the retirement of CEO and President Joe Koss at the end of 2020.
  • After 23 years with this growing organization, to what is now nearly 770 restaurants, Koss made the decision to retire and spend more time with his family.
  • "Joe has positively impacted so many facets of our company in his time with us, especially his leadership through this unprecedented set of circumstances we've successfully navigated recently," said co-founder Craig Culver.
  • Leadership at Culver Franchising System LLC is actively recruiting for a CEO to replace Koss.

Engage2Excel Recruitment Solutions Named RPO Leader by HRO Today Magazine

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Engage2Excel Recruitment Solutions, part of the Engage2Excel group of companies, has been recognized as an RPO Leader on HRO Today's 2020 Baker's Dozen Mid-Size Deals Customer Satisfaction Ratings and took the #2 spot on the list.

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  • MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Engage2Excel Recruitment Solutions, part of the Engage2Excel group of companies, has been recognized as an RPO Leader on HRO Today's 2020 Baker's Dozen Mid-Size Deals Customer Satisfaction Ratings and took the #2 spot on the list.
  • We are honored to be ranked for the eleventh time as a Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) leader," said Engage2Excel Recruitment Solutions president Darren Findley.
  • The HRO Today recognition is just the latest in Engage2Excel Recruitment Solutions' momentum in the market.
  • Engage2Excel Recruitment Solutions is the only recruiting partner that can help you find the right talent and advise you on keeping that talent.

Worldwide Ecompass Industry to 2026 - Key Mergers and Acquisitions

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

The Ecompass market growth has become variable by region with some countries offering huge growth potential while others face closures and low profit margins.

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  • The Ecompass market growth has become variable by region with some countries offering huge growth potential while others face closures and low profit margins.
  • The multi-client study on Global Ecompass markets provides in-depth research and analysis into Ecompass industry trends, market developments and technological insights.
  • The report presents a strategic analysis of the global Ecompass market through key drivers, challenges, opportunities and growth contributors.
  • Scope of the Ecompass Market report includes:
    Annual Forecasts of Ecompass markets, 2018 to 2026
    Ecompass Market Size as a whole, 2018-2026
    Market Size of Ecompass across Types, 2018-2026
    Applications and End User Verticals, 2018-2026
    Ecompass Market across Countries and Regions, 2018-2026
    Regions covered - Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America
    Drive your strategies in the right direction by understanding the impact of latest trends, market forecasts on your Ecompass business
    Beat your competition through information on their operations, strategies and new projects
    2.1 Fastest Growing Types of Ecompass, 2018-2026
    2.2 Potential Application verticals of Ecompass, 2018-2026
    2.3 Fastest Growth markets being targeted by leading players, 2018-2026
    4.1 Global Ecompass Market Outlook by Type, 2018-2026
    4.2 Global Ecompass Market Outlook by Application, 2018-2026
    4.3 Global Ecompass Market Outlook by Country, 2018-2026
    5.2 Asia Pacific Ecompass Market Outlook by Type, 2018-2026
    5.3 Asia Pacific Ecompass Market Outlook by Application, 2018-2026
    5.4 China Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    5.5 India Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    5.6 Japan Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    5.7 South Korea Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    5.8 Rest of Asia Pacific Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    6.2 Europe Ecompass Market Outlook by Type, 2018-2026
    6.3 Europe Ecompass Market Outlook by Application, 2018-2026
    6.4 United Kingdom Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    6.5 Germany Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    6.6 Italy Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    6.7 Spain Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    6.8 France Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    6.9 Rest of Europe Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    7.2 North America Ecompass Market Outlook by Type, 2018-2026
    7.3 North America Ecompass Market Outlook by Application, 2018-2026
    7.4 United States Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    7.5 Canada Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    7.6 Mexico Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    8.2 South and Central America Ecompass Market Outlook by Type, 2018-2026
    8.3 South and Central America Ecompass Market Outlook by Application, 2018-2026
    8.4 Brazil Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    8.5 Argentina Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    8.6 Rest of Latin America Ecompass Market Outlook, 2018-2026
    9.2 Middle East Africa Ecompass Market Outlook by Type, 2018-2026
    9.3 Middle East Africa Ecompass Market Outlook by Application, 2018-2026
    9.4 Middle East Africa Ecompass Market Outlook by Country, 2018-2026

Social justice leader Malia Lazu joins MIT Sloan to accelerate ecosystem inclusion in the innovation economy

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced that veteran social justice leader Malia Lazu was appointed a lecturer to help build an inclusive innovation economy community.

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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The MIT Sloan School of Management recently announced that veteran social justice leader Malia Lazu was appointed a lecturer to help build an inclusive innovation economy community.
  • "I am delighted to welcome Malia as we work to make innovation more inclusive and identify actions that lead to impact," says Murray.
  • "At MIT Sloan, we seek to drive change and break the barriers to innovation."
  • Lazu notes, "I'm excited to join the MIT community, which is comprised of enthusiastic students, faculty, alumni, and staff who share the goal of creating action-oriented discussions on inclusivity and innovation.

New Electric Vehicle Chargers Now Available in Whistler

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

Twenty-fivenew electric vehicle (EV) chargers have been installed in public parking locations across Whistler.

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  • Twenty-fivenew electric vehicle (EV) chargers have been installed in public parking locations across Whistler.
  • Locations include the main parking access to Whistler Village, Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, Whistler Conference Centre, the municipal works yard, the Whistler library and health centre, and popular parks and nearby museums.
  • These EV chargers are now available for public use.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to encourage zero-emission vehicle travel to and from Whistler."

Fortune Nickel and Gold Inc. Exploration Work on its Gowan Nickel Property

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:58pm

Tesla has put out the call for Canadian nickel miners to produce nickel sustainably and receive large supply contracts.

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  • Tesla has put out the call for Canadian nickel miners to produce nickel sustainably and receive large supply contracts.
  • Re-drill the government RCD hole to obtain updated assays on nickel, platinum, palladium copper and gold.
  • We are also excited about the exploration potential for gold mineralization found on the property in the 1975 RCD hole.
  • Fortune intends to become a player in the exploration and production of nickel, gold and other precious metals internationally.

Prime Minister announces by-elections

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:57pm

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that by-elections will be held on October 26, 2020, in the following two electoral districts:

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OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that by-elections will be held on October 26, 2020, in the following two electoral districts:

Educational Publishers Obtain Preliminary Injunction Against 63 Illegal eBook Websites that Use Online Ads to Sell Pirated Content

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:56pm

This is the third suit since November 2019 that EPEG publishers have brought against pirate eBook websites, and the third time they have successfully obtained a Preliminary Injunction.

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  • This is the third suit since November 2019 that EPEG publishers have brought against pirate eBook websites, and the third time they have successfully obtained a Preliminary Injunction.
  • The current case also involves the use of similar ads by some of the pirate websites on Microsoft's Bing search engine.
  • The use of ads to sell infringing content runs counter to Google's and Microsoft's own policies and has led to an infestation of pirated eBooks for sale online.
  • "Once again, the Court has shown that illegal behavior doesn't pay for the operators of these pirate websites.

Statement - Canada-US extend temporary non-essential travel restriction

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:52pm

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement:
    Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the temporary restriction of all non-essential travel across the Canada-U.S. border until October 21, 2020.
  • The Government of Canada's top priority remains the health and safety of Canadians, and this extension will continue to protect people on both sides of the border while ensuring the flow of essential goods and services between our two countries.

UAE Pharmaceutical Life Science Market Drug Medicine Retail Pharmacy Sales Unit Price Cost Database Report 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:51pm

The pharmaceutical market in UAE is also powered by increasing research and development activities as well as the by incorporating more elements that have made the market a top destination for conducting clinical research studies.

Key Points: 
  • The pharmaceutical market in UAE is also powered by increasing research and development activities as well as the by incorporating more elements that have made the market a top destination for conducting clinical research studies.
  • Gain of productivity and increase in the technological advancement in the market are estimated to significantly strengthen the position of UAE in the pharmaceutical market.
  • As per the analysis for UAE pharmaceutical market, the country is emerging as a large power in the overall GCC pharmaceutical industry.
  • The impressive figures achieved from the UAE pharmaceutical industry indicates several significant opportunities for the future growth as well as attractive trends for the future navigation of the market into highly recognizable market.

Global Helium Abundance Measurements in Solar Corona

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:47pm

Naval Research Laboratory Space Science Division (SSD) researchers joined an international cadre of scientists July 27 in presenting the results of the first simultaneous global solar corona images of the helium and hydrogen emission that is helping scientists to better understand the space environment.

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  • Naval Research Laboratory Space Science Division (SSD) researchers joined an international cadre of scientists July 27 in presenting the results of the first simultaneous global solar corona images of the helium and hydrogen emission that is helping scientists to better understand the space environment.
  • The paper, "Global Helium Abundance Measurements in the Solar Corona," was published online in Nature Astronomy and discusses the abundance of helium relative to hydrogen in the solar corona, the outer atmosphere of the sun, seen from earth only during eclipses.
  • NRL Astrophysicist Dennis Wang, Ph.D., software lead for the HElium Resonance Scattering in the Corona and HEliosphere (HERSCHEL) rocket flight, was responsible for flight and ground software.
  • His NRL colleague, Research Physicist Martin Laming, Ph.D., managed the new model of element abundance fractionation, to include helium.

Hyundai Hope On Wheels To Host Virtual 'Celebration Of Hope Awards' On Saturday, September 19 At 4 P.M. EDT

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:47pm

Since 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has donated more than $172 million dollars to pediatric cancer research.

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  • Since 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has donated more than $172 million dollars to pediatric cancer research.
  • Hyundai Hope On Wheels is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer.
  • Since its inception, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded more than $172 million towards childhood cancer research in pursuit of a cure.
  • Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea.

UAE Pharmaceutical Life Science Market Drug Medicine Retail Pharmacy Sales Unit Price Cost Database Report 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:46pm

The pharmaceutical market in UAE is also powered by increasing research and development activities as well as the by incorporating more elements that have made the market a top destination for conducting clinical research studies.

Key Points: 
  • The pharmaceutical market in UAE is also powered by increasing research and development activities as well as the by incorporating more elements that have made the market a top destination for conducting clinical research studies.
  • Gain of productivity and increase in the technological advancement in the market are estimated to significantly strengthen the position of UAE in the pharmaceutical market.
  • As per the analysis for UAE pharmaceutical market, the country is emerging as a large power in the overall GCC pharmaceutical industry.
  • The impressive figures achieved from the UAE pharmaceutical industry indicates several significant opportunities for the future growth as well as attractive trends for the future navigation of the market into highly recognizable market.

Emerging Sleep Apnea Devices and Platforms Markets, 2030 - Integration of Telemedicine in Sleep Apnea Treatment and Diagnosis Landscape

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:45pm

The global emerging sleep apnea devices and platforms market is witnessing an exponential rise in the size of the market due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • The global emerging sleep apnea devices and platforms market is witnessing an exponential rise in the size of the market due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Healthcare experts are continuously analyzing the impact of regulatory and industrial decisions on the global emerging sleep apnea devices and platforms market.
  • The market is driven by certain factors, including growing awareness regarding the ill effects of untreated sleep apnea, increasing usage of oral appliances for sleep apnea treatment, rising demand for portable sleep apnea devices, and technological advancements in sleep apnea treatment and diagnosis devices and platforms.
  • The market is favored by the development of emerging therapeutics and diagnostic, monitoring devices and solutions, and increasing adoption of the sleep apnea devices.

Huobi Vice President Share Opinions on Understanding Why Cryptocurrency Exchanges Can Face Outages

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:44pm

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 17, Ciara Sun, Vice President of Huobi Global Markets of Huobi Group shared an opinion article about her understandings of why cryptocurrency exchanges can face outage in response to the frequent exchange outages events happened to the recent market.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 17, Ciara Sun, Vice President of Huobi Global Markets of Huobi Group shared an opinion article about her understandings of why cryptocurrency exchanges can face outage in response to the frequent exchange outages events happened to the recent market.
  • Big price swings often lead to big trading volume and for some exchanges, this cannot be handled and an outage occurs.
  • This is a very basic understanding of why outages can happen, but we would like to educate further on other reasons that can cause outages in cryptocurrency exchanges.
  • Since its launch in 2018, Huobi Futures has maintained the zero clawback record even in the extreme market on Mar.

Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in Saskatchewan

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:38pm

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Saskatchewan, Scott Moe, today announced that people in Saskatchewan can now receive one-time keys from their health authorities to use with COVID Alert, Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app.

Key Points: 
  • The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Saskatchewan, Scott Moe, today announced that people in Saskatchewan can now receive one-time keys from their health authorities to use with COVID Alert, Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app.
  • This is exactly what we've done and keep doing, and today, we are making the COVID-19 Alert app available in Saskatchewan.
  • The Government of Canada established the COVID-19 Exposure Notification App Advisory Council to ensure the app meets the highest standards in public health outcomes, privacy, and technology.
  • It builds upon an exposure notification solution developed by Shopify volunteers in coordination with the non-profit Linux Foundation Public Health .

PMR Law Earns 2020 Texas Lawyer Litigation Department of the Year Honor

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:31pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based Paranjpe Mahadass Ruemke Law (PMR Law) has been honored as Litigation Department of the Year by the publishers of Texas Lawyer magazine based on the firm's work in products liability and mass torts litigation.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based Paranjpe Mahadass Ruemke Law (PMR Law) has been honored as Litigation Department of the Year by the publishers of Texas Lawyer magazine based on the firm's work in products liability and mass torts litigation.
  • The Texas Legal Awards are based on submissions that highlight the firm's cases, followed by a vetting process from the Texas Lawyer editorial team.
  • The work of PMR Law could have a significant impact on how companies design and build pipelines through residential areas.
  • PMR Law attorneys have earned numerous individual legal honors, including Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch," Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars and Texas Super Lawyers, for their personal injury work.

Ohio Living awarded recertification as a Great Place to Work™

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:31pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Living, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit, multi-site aging services organizations, is Great Place to Work Certified for the third consecutive year.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Living, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit, multi-site aging services organizations, is Great Place to Work Certified for the third consecutive year.
  • This certification was awarded based primarily on externally conducted employee surveys regarding their experiences with Ohio Living.
  • In addition toemployee feedback the Great Place to Work Institute evaluates policies, structure, and soundness of principles in determining whether to award certification.
  • Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit, multi-site aging services organizations, operating 12 life plan communities, Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, Ohio Living Physicians' Services, andOhio Living Foundation.

RCN, Grande Communications and Wave Broadband Conclude Acquisition of EnTouch Systems

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:30pm

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- RCN , Grande and Wave , award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., today finalized its previously announced acquisition of EnTouch Systems, Inc. (EnTouch).

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  • PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- RCN , Grande and Wave , award-winning providers of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services across the U.S., today finalized its previously announced acquisition of EnTouch Systems, Inc. (EnTouch).
  • "With the acquisition of EnTouch, the company will be joining the Grande Communications eco-system, which also includes RCN and Wave Broadband, allowing customers to take advantage of Grande's higher internet speeds and streaming services," said Jim Holanda, CEO.
  • (RCN); Texas (Grande Communications) and Washington, Oregon and California (Wave Broadband).
  • EnTouch Systems is a full-service provider of broadband, TV, voice, security and home automation services over its own robust fiber-optic network.

Webster Bank Continues Support for East Coast Greenway Alliance

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:30pm

WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to the environment, Webster Bank today announced it has made a contribution to the East Coast Greenway Alliance for the second year in a row.

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  • WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to the environment, Webster Bank today announced it has made a contribution to the East Coast Greenway Alliance for the second year in a row.
  • To emphasize its commitment to sustainability, Webster Bank committed to donating up to $5,000 to the East Coast Greenwayby contributing $10 for every registered participant in the Evergreen Adventure.
  • "The East Coast Greenway has been busier than ever this year as more people seek outdoor solace and adventure during these challenging times," saidDennis Markatos-Soriano, executive director of the East Coast Greenway Alliance.
  • "Webster is happy to be able to once again offer our support to the East Coast Greenway as part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability," said Brian Runkle, executive vice president of Operations at Webster Bank.

Global $36.3 Billion Physical and Digital Asset Tracking Market to 2025

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:30pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Physical and Digital Asset Tracking Market Technologies and Solutions: GPS, RFID, IoT, and Blockchain 2020 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Physical and Digital Asset Tracking Market Technologies and Solutions: GPS, RFID, IoT, and Blockchain 2020 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Global asset tracking market will reach $36.3B by 2025, growing at 15% CAGR
    This research evaluates asset tracking technologies, solutions, and ecosystems including major players.
  • It also analyzes the market outlook for asset tracking globally, regionally, and by major country in each region.
  • The asset management industry requires satellite systems for coverage in support of fleet tracking, supply chain management, and general asset tracking needs.

ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care Hosts Fall Prevention Webinar on First Day of Fall

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:29pm

The webinar will be from 7:30pm ET- 8:15pm on Tuesday, September 22.

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  • The webinar will be from 7:30pm ET- 8:15pm on Tuesday, September 22.
  • "Each year, one in four older adults experiences a fall, and those who fall once are two to three times more likely to fall again.
  • The result of a fall can be both physical and emotional, and in some instances, the fall can be deadly," says Stephanie Wierzbicka, Manager, Strategic Health Programs.
  • "Our mission at ComForCare is to create safer communities and we hope this webinar will be a valuable resource for older adults and their caregivers."

Food Tourism Planners Get Glimpse into Post-Pandemic Industry with Updated Report

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:28pm

And the food and beverage tourism industry faces additional requirements, given its necessary focus on health and safety for all customers tourists and locals alike.

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  • And the food and beverage tourism industry faces additional requirements, given its necessary focus on health and safety for all customers tourists and locals alike.
  • To help businesses and destinations prepare for our industry's next steps, the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) has updated its seminal, 350-page Food Travel Monitor report with a special 20-page COVID supplement.
  • Businesses and destinations can order copies of the report on the WFTA's website here:
    The Food Travel Monitor is the world's largest quantitative study about food and beverage loving travelers.
  • It is recognized as the world's leading authority on food tourism/ culinary tourism/ gastronomy tourism.

Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app now available in New Brunswick

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:27pm

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of New Brunswick, Blaine Higgs, today announced that people in New Brunswick can now receive one-time keys from their health authorities to use with COVID Alert, Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app.

Key Points: 
  • The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of New Brunswick, Blaine Higgs, today announced that people in New Brunswick can now receive one-time keys from their health authorities to use with COVID Alert, Canada's COVID-19 exposure notification app.
  • This is exactly what we've done and keep doing, and today, we are making the COVID-19 Alert app available in New Brunswick.
  • The Government of Canada established the COVID-19 Exposure Notification App Advisory Council to ensure the app meets the highest standards in public health outcomes, privacy, and technology.
  • It builds upon an exposure notification solution developed by Shopify volunteers in coordination with the non-profit Linux Foundation Public Health .

Free Nationwide Spanish-language Program for Families Affected by Addiction

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:23pm

The new one-day Spanish Family Program will ensure Spanish-speaking families have access to tools that have helped thousands of families on their journey to recovery.

Key Points: 
  • The new one-day Spanish Family Program will ensure Spanish-speaking families have access to tools that have helped thousands of families on their journey to recovery.
  • Delivered as part of Hazelden Betty Ford's RecoveryGo behavioral health service, the virtual program is based on the nonprofit addiction treatment leader's world-class on-site family program and recognizes that when one family member has a substance use disorder, everyone is affected.
  • "By expanding the program more inclusively to those who speak Spanish, we will reach even more people affected by addiction across the nation."
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Minister Ng announces more support for women entrepreneurs in the tech sector in southern Ontario

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:23pm

With this investment, to be delivered through FedDev Ontario, ventureLAB's Tech Undivided program will support women entrepreneurs in the tech sector to generate revenue and investment capital, by putting them on a sustainable path to growth and long-term success.

Key Points: 
  • With this investment, to be delivered through FedDev Ontario, ventureLAB's Tech Undivided program will support women entrepreneurs in the tech sector to generate revenue and investment capital, by putting them on a sustainable path to growth and long-term success.
  • During a virtual discussion with women entrepreneurs in the Tech Undivided program, Minister Ng heard first-hand about how the program has helped them scale their tech companies, increase the number of women entrepreneurs in tech, and strengthen Canada's global competitiveness.
  • - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
    "We are excited to expand our support for women entrepreneurs.
  • In May 2020, Minister Ng announced $15 million in additional funding to support women entrepreneurs through the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES).

Government of Canada marks the first International Equal Pay Day and reappoints Canada's Pay Equity Commissioner

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:22pm

Canada is proud to be an active member of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) and to have supported the adoption of the resolution proclaiming September 18th as International Equal Pay Day.

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  • Canada is proud to be an active member of the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) and to have supported the adoption of the resolution proclaiming September 18th as International Equal Pay Day.
  • To mark this day, the Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi, announced the reappointment of Karen Jensen as Canada's federal Pay Equity Commissioner.
  • With her reappointment, Ms. Jensen will continue the important preparatory work for the coming into force of the Pay Equity Act.
  • Once the Pay Equity Act is in force, Ms. Jensen will hold a subsequent appointment as Pay Equity Commissioner for a period of three years from that date.

Eric Porat Set To Re-Launch ibeatyou.com on October 31

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:15pm

It was popular amongst well-known celebs such as Kim Kardashian, Golden State Warriors guard Baron Davis, Steve Nash, and many others.

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Global Cytogenetics Companies, Technologies, Markets, 2019-2020 & Estimates for 2024 and 2029

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:15pm

Markets figure are given for the year 2019 and estimates are made for the years 2024 and 2029.

Key Points: 
  • Markets figure are given for the year 2019 and estimates are made for the years 2024 and 2029.
  • The scope of cytogenetics includes several technologies besides fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), comparative genomic hybridization (CGH), and multicolor FISH.
  • Molecular cytogenetics includes the applicationS of nanobiotechnology, microarrays, real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR), in vivo imaging, and single molecule detection.
  • Microarray/biochip-based technologies for cytogenetics promise to speed up the detection of chromosome aberrations now examined by FISH.

Family Research Council Action to hold Virtual Values Voter Summit to Rally Freedom Loving Americans to Pray, Vote, and Stand

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:15pm

ET, the 15th annual Values Voter Summit will kick off.

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  • ET, the 15th annual Values Voter Summit will kick off.
  • Instead of attending in person, this year values voters will join the all-virtual event from their own homes and churches.
  • Nothing less than the future of faith, family, and freedom in America is on the ballot this year.
  • Values Voter Summit 2020 sponsors also include AFA Action, American Values, Truth & Liberty Coalition, and Family Research Council.

Del Monte Foods, Inc. to Host Financial Results Call for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 on September 25, 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:14pm

To join the conference call, please register at Del Monte Foods' virtual data room site on Intralinks.

Key Points: 
  • To join the conference call, please register at Del Monte Foods' virtual data room site on Intralinks.
  • For more than 130 years, Del Monte Foods, Inc. has beendriven by our mission to nourish families with earth's goodness.
  • Del Monte Foods, Inc.is the U.S. subsidiary of Del Monte Pacific Limited(Bloomberg: DELM SP, DELM PM)and is not affiliated with certain otherDel Montecompanies around the world, including Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., DelMonte Canada, or Del Monte Asia Pte.
  • Ltd.For more information about Del Monte Foods and our products, please visit www.delmontefoods.com or www.delmonte.com .

Million Girls Moonshot Comes to California! State's Afterschool Network Joins Nationwide Effort to Close the Gender Gap in STEM

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:14pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The STEM Next Opportunity Fund today announced a multi-year grant to the California AfterSchool Network as part of the Million Girls Moonshot .

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The STEM Next Opportunity Fund today announced a multi-year grant to the California AfterSchool Network as part of the Million Girls Moonshot .
  • The Intel Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have joined STEM Next Opportunity Fund and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to launch the Million Girls Moonshot.
  • The California AfterSchool Network plans to use the funds to help afterschool programs in the state provide STEM education.
  • Each of the hubs will apply resources from the Million Girls Moonshot to increase equitable and inclusive approaches to STEM learning that foster curiosity and problem-solving.

504 Loan Program Assists Nation's Small Businesses with Record $1.28 Billion Funding in September

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:11pm

Additionally, small businesses continue to benefit from SBA's April 2018 introduction of a 25-year maturity option for 504 loans which complemented the program's 10- and 20-year terms.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, small businesses continue to benefit from SBA's April 2018 introduction of a 25-year maturity option for 504 loans which complemented the program's 10- and 20-year terms.
  • The historic funding in September continues to validate the need and importance for community-based, mission lenders like our CDCs and for important tools like our 504 loan program in providing much needed access to capital to small businesses.
  • The 504 Loan Program is an SBA business loan program authorized under the Small Business Investment Act of 1958.
  • In fiscal year 2019, CDCs approved 6,099 SBA 504 loans totaling almost $5 billion supporting 53,347 jobs across the United States.

Million Girls Moonshot Comes to Washington to Help Close the STEM Gender Gap

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:10pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The STEM Next Opportunity Fund today announced a multi-year grant to School's Out Washington as part of the Million Girls Moonshot .

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The STEM Next Opportunity Fund today announced a multi-year grant to School's Out Washington as part of the Million Girls Moonshot .
  • The Intel Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have joined STEM Next Opportunity Fund and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to launch the Million Girls Moonshot.
  • The effort is designed to engage 1 million school-age girls in the United States in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning opportunities over the next five years.
  • Afterschool programs have a strong track record on STEM, and the Million Girls Moonshot will give them an opportunity to go even deeper.

Mercato Partners' Traverse Fund Portfolio Company Cradlepoint Acquired for $1.1B

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:06pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ericsson, a global leader in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), announced its acquisition of Cradlepoint, a Mercato Partners Traverse Fund III portfolio company for $1.1B.

Key Points: 
  • SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ericsson, a global leader in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), announced its acquisition of Cradlepoint, a Mercato Partners Traverse Fund III portfolio company for $1.1B.
  • This marks the second $1B-plus acquisition for a Mercato Partners Traverse Fund company and the third overall in 2020.
  • This announcement adds to a busy year for Mercato, which saw Utah-based Central Logic acquired by Rubicon Technology Partners in June.
  • For more information about Mercato, its funds, and portfolio companies, please visit: mercatopartners.com
    Traverse is the growth fund at Mercato Partners, a multi-strategy investment firm which specializes in overlooked and underserved markets.

Advanced Scientific Concepts Among Top Teams Selected by AFWERX to Exhibit at EngageSpace September 29 - 30

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:29pm

AFWERX , the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, will host the virtual two-day event September 29 30, the premier event for the Space Industry.

Key Points: 
  • AFWERX , the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, will host the virtual two-day event September 29 30, the premier event for the Space Industry.
  • "The solutions submitted for these space challenges represent the bleeding edge of space innovation," stated Brennan Townley, AFWERX Challenge Collaboration Lead.
  • "ASC is honored to have been included in this elite group of selected teams," said Brad Short, CEO at Advanced Scientific Concepts LLC.
  • View original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/advanced-scientific-concepts-amo...
    SOURCE Advanced Scientific Concepts Inc.

Limestone Networks DDoS Partnership with Path Network

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Limestone Networks, a leading provider in bare metal and cloud hosting services , is announcing a new partnership with Path Network to provide DDoS mitigation backbone services for its datacenter facilities in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and Salt Lake City.

Key Points: 
  • Limestone Networks, a leading provider in bare metal and cloud hosting services , is announcing a new partnership with Path Network to provide DDoS mitigation backbone services for its datacenter facilities in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and Salt Lake City.
  • Limestone Networks is proud to announce that it has partnered with Path Network, a revolutionary provider of stateful DDoS mitigation services, to power the network backbone for its Enterprise DDoS mitigation service.
  • Limestone Networks, through its partnership with Path, will offer its clients an invaluable amount of security and insight against threats directed at their infrastructure hosted in Limestone's datacenters.
  • "Ensuring the privacy and security of all our customers is highly important to me and Limestone Networks, working hard to ensure that our customers and services have the best security infrastructure, partnering with Path Network allowed us to do so," stated Preston Gosdin, Limestone Networks COO.

11th Annual Plutus Awards Announces Finalists

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

This year's Plutus Awards will be entirely digital, streaming on November 13, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • This year's Plutus Awards will be entirely digital, streaming on November 13, 2020.
  • One of the most interesting new categories to be added this year is one proposed by members of the Plutus Awards panel.
  • A full list of this year's categories and finalists can be found on the Plutus Awards website.
  • The Plutus Awards celebrates excellence in financial media with an annual awards ceremony recognizing the best content from independent producers.

Lilt Announces Lilt Ascend 2020 To Be Held Digitally On October 21-22

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Attendees will learn firsthand how to adapt in a rapidly changing environment from industry experts and Lilt executives.

Key Points: 
  • Attendees will learn firsthand how to adapt in a rapidly changing environment from industry experts and Lilt executives.
  • Where: In consideration of the global pandemic, Lilt Ascend 2020 will be held virtually.
  • How: To register for Lilt Ascend 2020, please visit our registration page here .
  • More Info:In addition to Lilt Ascend 2020 , Lilt will be hosting a day-long Translator Summit later in the year to bring the Lilt Translator community together for a day of shared stories, training, and professional development.

For the Third-Consecutive Year, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's Flagship Property Voted "Best Casino Hotel" in USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Nominees for USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards were selected by a panel of experts, including editors from both USA Today and 10Best.com, as well as relevant expert contributors.

Key Points: 
  • Nominees for USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards were selected by a panel of experts, including editors from both USA Today and 10Best.com, as well as relevant expert contributors.
  • This year's list of nominees featured some of the most well-known casino and resorts in the United States.
  • "To be voted 'Best Casino Hotel' for the third consecutive year by USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards is truly an honor.
  • Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.

Refractories Market worth $27.4 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

The iron & steel end-use industry is expected to register the highest CAGR in the global Refractories Market during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The iron & steel end-use industry is expected to register the highest CAGR in the global Refractories Market during the forecast period.
  • The iron & steel industry will continue to lead the Refractories Market.
  • Furthermore, iron & steel end-use will also have the largest market share in the global Refractories Market as Refractories are widely used for linings and insulation of the high-temperature furnaces in this industry.
  • APAC is expected to hold the largest market share in the global Refractories Market during the forecast period.

North America Liquid Biopsy Market Report 2020 Featuring Major Players - Exosome Diagnostics, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Bio-Rad Laboratories

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

North America, the liquid biopsy market, is anticipated to reach US$ 3,531.44 Mn in 2027 from US$ 1,651.23 Mn in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • North America, the liquid biopsy market, is anticipated to reach US$ 3,531.44 Mn in 2027 from US$ 1,651.23 Mn in 2019.
  • The liquid biopsy market is growing primarily due to the increasing prevalence of cancer.
  • On the other hand, increasing liquid biopsy due to growing application and advancements is expected to have a positive impact on the growth of the North American liquid biopsy market in the coming years.
  • Exosome Diagnostics Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. are among the major companies manufacturing liquid biopsy testing products to detect cancer.

ViewSonic Launches New, All-in-One Direct View LED Displays with Sizes of Up to 216"

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Different from traditional LED displays, these new displays integrate display, image stitching, power supply, and control systems into one device that offers easy installation, operation, and maintenance.

Key Points: 
  • Different from traditional LED displays, these new displays integrate display, image stitching, power supply, and control systems into one device that offers easy installation, operation, and maintenance.
  • "We created a whole new product category, and market sector with All-in-One Direct View LED Displays, which come in sizes of up to 216".
  • The brand-new ViewSonic All-in-OneDirect View LED Display resolves all the pain points of traditional large-sized displays by providing innovative LED technology and integrating different systems into one device.
  • For the magnificent viewing experience, the All-in-OneDirect View LED display is available in four different sizes -- 108" , 135" , 163" , and 216" .

Refractories Market worth $27.4 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

The iron & steel end-use industry is expected to register the highest CAGR in the global Refractories Market during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The iron & steel end-use industry is expected to register the highest CAGR in the global Refractories Market during the forecast period.
  • The iron & steel industry will continue to lead the Refractories Market.
  • Furthermore, iron & steel end-use will also have the largest market share in the global Refractories Market as Refractories are widely used for linings and insulation of the high-temperature furnaces in this industry.
  • APAC is expected to hold the largest market share in the global Refractories Market during the forecast period.

ViewSonic Launches New, All-in-One Direct View LED Displays with Sizes of Up to 216"

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Different from traditional LED displays, these new displays integrate display, image stitching, power supply, and control systems into one device that offers easy installation, operation, and maintenance.

Key Points: 
  • Different from traditional LED displays, these new displays integrate display, image stitching, power supply, and control systems into one device that offers easy installation, operation, and maintenance.
  • "We created a whole new product category, and market sector with All-in-One Direct View LED Displays, which come in sizes of up to 216".
  • The brand-new ViewSonic All-in-OneDirect View LED Display resolves all the pain points of traditional large-sized displays by providing innovative LED technology and integrating different systems into one device.
  • For the magnificent viewing experience, the All-in-OneDirect View LED display is available in four different sizes -- 108 ", 135" , 163" , and 216 ".

NICB: Homeowners May Be Victimized A Second Time As They Recover From Hurricane Sally

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:57pm

It may seem comforting when a contractor stops by your home stating they can help you.

Key Points: 
  • It may seem comforting when a contractor stops by your home stating they can help you.
  • There is no need to rush into an agreement with a contractor who solicits your repair workespecially when you did not request it.
  • NICB suggests you consider these tips before hiring a contractor:
    Get more than one estimate.
  • Ask to see the salesperson's driver's license and write down the license number and their vehicle's license plate number.

A New Virtual Reality: Lincoln Military Housing Keeps Community Engagement Strong Through a Digital World

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:55pm

Families living with LMH enjoyed events like virtual magic shows, yoga sessions and scavenger hunts, as well as food and school supply distribution events organized in partnership with the Texas-based Operation Homefront charity group.

Key Points: 
  • Families living with LMH enjoyed events like virtual magic shows, yoga sessions and scavenger hunts, as well as food and school supply distribution events organized in partnership with the Texas-based Operation Homefront charity group.
  • LMH's San Diego-area management team even achieved an epic milestone: 100 virtual and drive-through events between June and August.
  • All these efforts were completely worthwhile knowing our military families could remain engaged with their fellow community members and with familiar faces of the LMH team serving them each day."
  • "The goal of Our Community Services program this summer was to give our diverse communities a sense of normalcy," said Rizzo.