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12th Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou and 1st Suzhou Scientists Day begin

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 9:50am

On July 10, 2020 Venture Week for International Elites and 1st Scientists Day began in Suzhou, according to the Organizing Committee of 2020 Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou.

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  • On July 10, 2020 Venture Week for International Elites and 1st Scientists Day began in Suzhou, according to the Organizing Committee of 2020 Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou.
  • At the opening ceremony, the 1st "Suzhou Scientists Day" launching ceremony was held, the "Suzhou Scientist Medal" was awarded, the International Talent Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cloud Expo was unveiled.
  • This year's Venture Week for International Elites uses a combination of online and offline to attract talents, continuing to invite talents to come to Suzhou and create an "entrepreneurship week that never ends".
  • Caption: 12th Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou and 2020 International Talent Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cloud Expo starts.

SafeRide Technologies Joins Leading Vehicle Manufacturers, Electronics Suppliers, and Software Companies in AUTOSAR Automotive Open System Architecture Partnership

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 9:07am

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeRide Technologies, a leading provider of AI-based vehicle health management, data analytics, and cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, today announced a development partnership with AUTOSAR, the global automotive system architecture partnership of leading automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and software companies.

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  • TEL AVIV, Israel, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeRide Technologies, a leading provider of AI-based vehicle health management, data analytics, and cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, today announced a development partnership with AUTOSAR, the global automotive system architecture partnership of leading automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and software companies.
  • "The fact that AUTOSAR is an open platform that supports interoperable applications and technologies was key to our decision to join the partnership.
  • In addition to contributing its cybersecurity expertise to the AUTOSAR partnership, SafeRide will also share its expertise in vehicle health management.
  • AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture) is a worldwide development cooperation of car manufacturers, suppliers and other companies from the electronics, semiconductor, and software industry.

Invitation to AAK's Presentation of the Second Quarter 2020 on July 17

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 9:03am

This information was submitted for publication at 09:50 a.m. CET on July 10, 2020.

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  • This information was submitted for publication at 09:50 a.m. CET on July 10, 2020.
  • AAK is a leading provider of value-adding vegetable oils & fats.
  • AAK's proven expertise is based on more than 140 years of experience within oils & fats.
  • Our unique co-development approach brings our customers' skills and know-how together with our own capabilities and mindset for lasting results.

SIUE Selects Pankl as Dean of Library and Information Services

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 9:00am

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved Lis Pankl as dean of SIUE Library and Information Services (LIS) following completion of a national search.

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  • EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved Lis Pankl as dean of SIUE Library and Information Services (LIS) following completion of a national search.
  • "We are excited that Dr. Pankl has agreed to join the SIUE community, and we look forward to her leadership of Library and Information Services," said Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD.
  • The SIUE Library and Information Services (LIS) consistently strives for new and inventive ways to deliver information to students, faculty and the community.
  • The library provides SIUE faculty and students the information required for their academic pursuits that result in improving our communities.

BIGO Live Kicks Off Game Streaming in The U.S as The Official Sponsor and Live Streaming Partner for Fortnite Box Fighting Championship

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:45am

Gamers that stream their Fortnite escapades on Bigo Live have a chance to win weekly prizes totaling $5,000.

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  • Gamers that stream their Fortnite escapades on Bigo Live have a chance to win weekly prizes totaling $5,000.
  • Well known Fortnite streamers are participating in the event including members of Kungarna, an esports organization led by The Fortnite Guy, the Internet's premiere Fortnite streamer.
  • BIGO Live users can watch the event by going into the app and locating the "tournament" icon in the new Games section.
  • To participate in the tournament, game streamers will need to sign up on Repeat.gg and download the BIGO Live app.

36Kr launched the "8-minute Conference" to help entrepreneurs connect with partners

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:08am

BEIJING, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In April 2020, in order to help entrepreneurs effectively connect with investors and potential partners through online communication platform, 36Kr, a NASDAQ-listed company with the ticker of KRKR, launched the "8-minute Conference".

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  • BEIJING, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In April 2020, in order to help entrepreneurs effectively connect with investors and potential partners through online communication platform, 36Kr, a NASDAQ-listed company with the ticker of KRKR, launched the "8-minute Conference".
  • The 8-minute Conference invites entrepreneurs to focus on introducing their new projects and new products in 8 minutes based on a one-page plan.
  • Potential partners can also communicate with the entrepreneurs online synchronously to achieve more follow-up cooperation.
  • The project introduction time is limited to 8 minutes, hoping that entrepreneurs will show the core highlights of the project.

Rigaku Presents New Webinar: X-ray Computed Tomography for Geology Applications

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:00am

The next event will take place on Wednesday, July 15, and focus on geology applications.

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  • The next event will take place on Wednesday, July 15, and focus on geology applications.
  • X-ray computed tomography ( CT ) is a technique used to image objectsincluding rocks, meteorites or fossilsnon-destructively in 3D.
  • Since its inception in Japan in 1951, Rigaku has been at the forefront of analytical and industrial instrumentation technology.
  • Throughout the world, Rigaku continuously promotes partnerships, dialog, and innovation within the global scientific and industrial communities.

HashCash Consultants Brings to You Cryptocurrency Real Estate Exchange

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:00am

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- HashCash Consultants has expanded its blockchain offerings to the realm of real estate establishing a highly scalable cryptocurrency real estate exchange with extensive trading features in crypto and tokenized assets.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- HashCash Consultants has expanded its blockchain offerings to the realm of real estate establishing a highly scalable cryptocurrency real estate exchange with extensive trading features in crypto and tokenized assets.
  • The cryptocurrency real estate exchange is a unique result of the blockchain and real estate convergence, that is set to revolutionize property business and investment options within the sector.
  • Tokenized real estate and its trading combined with cryptocurrency are all set to bring milestone reformation within the property sector," commented Raj Chowdhury , CEO, HashCash Consultants.
  • USA's HashCash offers clients and partners with a blockchain-based crypto real estate exchange platform that facilitates the trading of real estate tokens.

McLeod Software Offers Annual IT Security Summit, Transportation & Accounting Finance Conference as Virtual Events

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:00am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --McLeod Software's second annual Information Technology Security Summit is planned as a two-day, virtual conference July 22-23.

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  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --McLeod Software's second annual Information Technology Security Summit is planned as a two-day, virtual conference July 22-23.
  • The cost to register is $95 at ITSS.McLeodSoftware.com
    The company's fourth annual Transportation Accounting & Finance Conference will be held as three-day, virtual event July 28-30.
  • McLeod Software has partnered with Indianapolis-based accounting firm, Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) on this year's conference.
  • The event includes two training tracks as optional training classes for McLeod Software customers, on Financial Systems Training and on McLeod IQ Business Intelligence Finance Training.

Singapore Court finds against Credit Suisse, Says Metigen Ltd.

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:00am

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Singapore has ruled against a Credit Suisse Group trust entity and the case will now return to the trial court, Metigen, which represents certain victims of a related fraud, announced today.

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  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Singapore has ruled against a Credit Suisse Group trust entity and the case will now return to the trial court, Metigen, which represents certain victims of a related fraud, announced today.
  • Thomas Gottstein was appointed as CEO in February with a brief to clear up the culture at Credit Suisse.
  • Credit Suisse Group has spent the last five years trying to prevent its own clients in Singapore from being able to seek recourse there.
  • Credit Suisse Group owes its clients, shareholders and employees an explanation.'

Huion Unveils Its Latest Kamvas 22 & Kamvas 22 Plus to Empower Artists Around the World

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:00am

SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huion, one of the leading manufacturers of graphic input devices, launched two 21.5-inch pen displays today, namely Kamvas 22 and its higher configuration version Kamvas 22 Plus.

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  • SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huion, one of the leading manufacturers of graphic input devices, launched two 21.5-inch pen displays today, namely Kamvas 22 and its higher configuration version Kamvas 22 Plus.
  • The exterior design of Kamvas 22 and Kamvas 22 Plus is simple and sleek.
  • In addition, Kamvas 22 and Kamvas 22 Plus also support the connection to computers, tablets, and phones, which increase the versatility of these two products.
  • Equipped with the latest digital pen PW517 that is developed based on Huion PenTech 3.0, both Kamvas 22 and Kamvas 22 Plus can bring users more lifelike drawing experience with better drawing accuracy.

Huion Unveils Its Latest Kamvas 22 & Kamvas 22 Plus to Empower Artists Around the World

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:00am

SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huion, one of the leading manufacturers of graphic input devices, launched two 21.5-inch pen displays today, namely Kamvas 22 and its higher configuration version Kamvas 22 Plus.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huion, one of the leading manufacturers of graphic input devices, launched two 21.5-inch pen displays today, namely Kamvas 22 and its higher configuration version Kamvas 22 Plus.
  • The exterior design of Kamvas 22 and Kamvas 22 Plus is simple and sleek.
  • In addition, Kamvas 22 and Kamvas 22 Plus also support the connection to computers, tablets, and phones, which increase the versatility of these two products.
  • Equipped with the latest digital pen PW517 that is developed based on Huion PenTech 3.0, both Kamvas 22 and Kamvas 22 Plus can bring users more lifelike drawing experience with better drawing accuracy.

Caverion to be Responsible for Technical Maintenance and Facility Management of Telia's Data Centers in Finland

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:23am

HELSINKI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caverion has signed an agreement with Telia Finland Oyj for the technical maintenance and facility management services of Telia Helsinki Data Center and Telia's other large and medium-sized data centers in Finland.

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  • HELSINKI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caverion has signed an agreement with Telia Finland Oyj for the technical maintenance and facility management services of Telia Helsinki Data Center and Telia's other large and medium-sized data centers in Finland.
  • Telia's hundreds of data centers located around Finland are critical for communications traffic, hencesecuring their uninterrupted operation requires 24-hour readiness from maintenance.
  • Caverion has total responsibility for technical maintenance of all building solutions and other services in the premises.
  • "The growing network traffic and wide-spreading data-enabled services throughout the society set increasing requirements for the location and maintenance of the data centers and network equipment.

Next Generation Technology-Enhanced Assessment Re-Released in Paperback

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:15am

DARIEN, Conn., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- APTMetrics todayannounced the paperback publication of Next Generation Technology-Enhanced Assessment: Global Perspectives on Occupational and Workplace Testing.

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  • DARIEN, Conn., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- APTMetrics todayannounced the paperback publication of Next Generation Technology-Enhanced Assessment: Global Perspectives on Occupational and Workplace Testing.
  • Today's dynamic work environment places a premium on developing a robust and diverse talent pipeline to ensure sustainable, competitive positioning in the global marketplace.
  • This book brings together an international group of thought leaders who explore issues, new players and exciting opportunities associated with these new assessment applications.
  • APTMetrics' service areas include: leadership assessment and development; talent acquisition; litigation support and risk reduction; and talent management.

SuperCom Receives Expected Nasdaq Letter on Late Filing

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:00am

Pursuant to the Letter, under Nasdaq Rules,the Company has 60 calendar days to submit to Nasdaq a plan (the "Compliance Plan") to regain compliance with the Nasdaq Listing Rules andif Nasdaq accepts the Compliance Plan, Nasdaq can grant the Company an exception until December 28, 2020 (that is, up to 180 calendar days from the extended due date of the Annual Report) to regain compliance.

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  • Pursuant to the Letter, under Nasdaq Rules,the Company has 60 calendar days to submit to Nasdaq a plan (the "Compliance Plan") to regain compliance with the Nasdaq Listing Rules andif Nasdaq accepts the Compliance Plan, Nasdaq can grant the Company an exception until December 28, 2020 (that is, up to 180 calendar days from the extended due date of the Annual Report) to regain compliance.
  • The Company intends to complete and file the Form 20-F within 30 days, and to regain compliance.
  • The letter has no effect on the current listing and trading of the Company's ordinary shares on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
  • SuperCom offers advanced, secure mobile payments ranging from mobile wallet to mobile POS, using a set of components and platforms to enable secure mobile payments and financial services.

New Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, Eir Ventures, Launched to Leverage the Untapped Potential of Health Care Innovation

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:00am

STOCKHOLM and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, today announced a first close of its new fund of EUR76 million.

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  • STOCKHOLM and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, today announced a first close of its new fund of EUR76 million.
  • Eir Ventures will invest in high return potential opportunities in the Nordics, Europe and the US.
  • Novo Holdings is recognized as a leading international life science investor, with a focus on creating long-term value.
  • As a life science investor, Novo Holdings provides seed and venture capital to development-stage companies and takes significant ownership positions in growth and well-established companies.

Dominica Citizenship by Investment Is "a Life-changer", Cites The Economist

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:00am

A recent article from The Economist unravels the cases of several African nationals who chose Caribbean citizenship over others due to their experience and smoother processing.

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  • A recent article from The Economist unravels the cases of several African nationals who chose Caribbean citizenship over others due to their experience and smoother processing.
  • One in particular says that obtaining the economic citizenship of the Commonwealth of Dominica was a "life-changer".
  • Dominica has the world's best Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, established in 1993.
  • Vetted applicants can pick one of the select luxury resorts and make a qualifying investment of at least US$200,000.

New Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, Eir Ventures, Launched to Leverage the Untapped Potential of Health Care Innovation

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:00am

STOCKHOLM and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, today announced a first close of its new fund of EUR76 million.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, today announced a first close of its new fund of EUR76 million.
  • Eir Ventures will invest in high return potential opportunities in the Nordics, Europe and the US.
  • Novo Holdings is recognized as a leading international life science investor, with a focus on creating long-term value.
  • As a life science investor, Novo Holdings provides seed and venture capital to development-stage companies and takes significant ownership positions in growth and well-established companies.

Ping An Bank Ranks 46th on Top 1000 World Banks

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:41am

HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.

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  • HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.
  • The Top 1000 World Banks list is published annually, recognizing global leaders in the industry for their achievements.
  • Other top banks on the 2020 list include: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co., Citigroup and HSBC Holdings.
  • Mr. Xie Yonglin, President and Co-CEO of Ping An Group, Chairman of Ping An Bank said, "Founded in Shenzhen, Ping An Bank has benefited from the opportunities brought by China's economic reform.

Ping An Bank Ranks 46th on Top 1000 World Banks

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:11am

HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.

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  • HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.
  • The Top 1000 World Banks list is published annually, recognizing global leaders in the industry for their achievements.
  • Other top banks on the 2020 list include: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co., Citigroup and HSBC Holdings.
  • Mr. Xie Yonglin, President and Co-CEO of Ping An Group, Chairman of Ping An Bank said, "Founded in Shenzhen, Ping An Bank has benefited from the opportunities brought by China's economic reform.

EQT Infrastructure Enters Into a New Scheme Implementation Agreement With Metlifecare

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:08am

has entered into a new Scheme Implementation Agreement ("SIA") with Metlifecare, to acquire 100 percent of Metlifecare's shares by way of a scheme of arrangement ("Scheme"), subject to certain conditions.

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  • has entered into a new Scheme Implementation Agreement ("SIA") with Metlifecare, to acquire 100 percent of Metlifecare's shares by way of a scheme of arrangement ("Scheme"), subject to certain conditions.
  • A copy of that voting deed has been released to the market through the substantial product holder notice issued by APVG and EQT Infrastructure.
  • Fabian Grne, Partner at EQT Partners and Investment Advisor to EQT Infrastructure, said: "Metlifecare is a well-respected operator of high-quality retirement villages known for its provision of exceptional care.
  • EQT Infrastructure is pleased that NZ Super, Metlifecare's largest shareholder, and the board are supportive of the revised offer.

Up to JPY3 Mil. Available for "Take on Challenges Beyond Common Sense!"; KADOKAWA ASCII Inviting Applications for "INNO-vation Program 2020"

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:00am

This program is for outside-the-box challengers in the ICT field.

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  • This program is for outside-the-box challengers in the ICT field.
  • The "Disruptive Challenge" seeks to create disruptive value with a maximum challenge period of one year and total financial support of up to JPY3 million.
  • Desired amounts can be set according to how the challenger wishes to light up the path to the goal.
  • In cooperation with the Cooperative Partners of this program, Category Award Prizes (JPY200,000) and Special Corporate Awards will be offered.

Up to JPY3 Mil. Available for "Take on Challenges Beyond Common Sense!"; KADOKAWA ASCII Inviting Applications for "INNO-vation Program 2020"

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:00am

This program is for outside-the-box challengers in the ICT field.

Key Points: 
  • This program is for outside-the-box challengers in the ICT field.
  • The "Disruptive Challenge" seeks to create disruptive value with a maximum challenge period of one year and total financial support of up to JPY3 million.
  • Desired amounts can be set according to how the challenger wishes to light up the path to the goal.
  • In cooperation with the Cooperative Partners of this program, Category Award Prizes (JPY200,000) and Special Corporate Awards will be offered.

Maxeon Solar Technologies Prices $185 Million Green Convertible Senior Notes Offering

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:30am

Maxeon will settle conversions by paying or delivering, as applicable, cash, ordinary shares of Maxeon or a combination of cash and ordinary shares of Maxeon, at Maxeon's election.

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  • Maxeon will settle conversions by paying or delivering, as applicable, cash, ordinary shares of Maxeon or a combination of cash and ordinary shares of Maxeon, at Maxeon's election.
  • If a fundamental change, as defined in the indenture for the notes, occurs, then noteholders may require Maxeon to repurchase their notes for cash.
  • The offering of ordinary shares of Maxeon in connection with the physical delivery forward transaction is contingent upon the consummation of the offering of notes.
  • Following the Maxeon spin-off, Maxeon will be one of the world's leading global manufacturers and marketers of premium solar power technology.

East Coast And Illinois Have Highest Concentratons Of Housing Markets Vulnerable To Coronavirus Impact

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:01am

The report reveals that a stretch of states running from Connecticut through Florida, plus Illinois, had 43 of the 50 counties most vulnerable to the economic impact of the pandemic.

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  • The report reveals that a stretch of states running from Connecticut through Florida, plus Illinois, had 43 of the 50 counties most vulnerable to the economic impact of the pandemic.
  • The only four western counties were in California, with none in other West Coast or southwestern states.
  • The East Coast pattern continued a trend identified in the first-quarter 2020 report, with variations from state to state.
  • The conclusions are drawn from an analysis of the most recent home affordability, home equity and foreclosure reports prepared by ATTOM.

StorageUnits.com Names Top Storage Facilities in Round Rock, TX for 2020

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:00am

ADDISON, Texas, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StorageUnits.com , a reliable and easy guide for the most convenient, secure, and affordable storage facilities, has announced the Best Self-Storage Units in Round Rock, TX.

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  • ADDISON, Texas, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- StorageUnits.com , a reliable and easy guide for the most convenient, secure, and affordable storage facilities, has announced the Best Self-Storage Units in Round Rock, TX.
  • The research identifies 23 top storage unit facilities in the city based on reputation, affordability, proximity and more.
  • In addition to traditional self-storage solutions, StorageUnits.com also provides information and tools for full service storage, car storage, boat storage as well as moving solutions.
  • To access the complete listing of Best Self Storage Units in Round Rock, TX please visit https://www.storageunits.com/round-rock-tx-self-storage/
    2020 Best Self Storage Units in RoundRock, TX

Carromex Unveils Pharma Leads, a Groundbreaking Cloud-based Platform for Rapid Drug Analysis and Discovery

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:31am

The discovery was first made by Dr Burzin Bhavnagri while in pursuit of his Ph.

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  • The discovery was first made by Dr Burzin Bhavnagri while in pursuit of his Ph.
  • Dr Burzin then discovered that the same process could be used to dramatically reduce the research time and costs associated with drug development and discovery, leading to the creation of the Pharma Leads platform.
  • Pharma Leads by Carromex is currently available on Google Cloud for users in the United States.
  • Carromex was founded in the 1980s by the late Dr Nina Bhavnagri and her son Dr Burzin Bhavnagri.

2020 WAIC Summit Online Opens in Shanghai

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:28am

SHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) Summit Online opened at Golden Hall of Shanghai Expo Center on July 9, according to World Artificial Intelligence Conference Committee Office.

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  • SHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) Summit Online opened at Golden Hall of Shanghai Expo Center on July 9, according to World Artificial Intelligence Conference Committee Office.
  • The opening ceremony consisted of five parts and lasted for 2 hours and a half.
  • Elon Musk, Jack Ma, Pony Ma, Robin Li, Zhang Wenhongand other guests participated in the opening ceremony of the summit featured by high-tech and interaction.
  • At the same time, audience can watch the conference through online streaming platforms cooperating with WAIC, including xuexi.cn, XINHUANET.com, CCTV News, people.cn, CCTV.com, ifeng.com, Shanghai Observer, eastday.com, yicai.com, thepaper.cn, Bilibili, Tik Tok, Ximalaya and Zhihu.

Disgusted with 'icky, sticky, stiff' hair extensions, Derriann Allen takes action by launching her own hair extensions and bundles website

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 3:00am

"I looked in the mirror one evening after work and was totally disgusted with my hair extensions.

Key Points: 
  • "I looked in the mirror one evening after work and was totally disgusted with my hair extensions.
  • Yet, the majority of hair salons and beauty supply shops routinely charge exorbitant prices for lesser quality hair extensions and bundles.
  • "My website offers black women the highest-grade Brazilian hair extensions and bundles available in the U.S. for about the same price people are spending for inferior products."
  • Allen says the hair extensions offered at http://DonBeautyHair.com are made exclusively from the finest Virgin Brazilian human hair.

CRM - Construction Management Now Serving Florida Areas

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:45am

MIMS, Fla., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --South Carolina-based general contracting firm CRM Construction Management (CRM-CM) is excited to announce its services are now available in Brevard County, Florida in addition to South Carolina and North Carolina.

Key Points: 
  • MIMS, Fla., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --South Carolina-based general contracting firm CRM Construction Management (CRM-CM) is excited to announce its services are now available in Brevard County, Florida in addition to South Carolina and North Carolina.
  • CRM-CM offers both commercial and residential services including, but not limited to, new construction, remodeling, tenant up-fits, renovations and construction management.
  • CRM Construction Management offers both commercial and residential services including, but not limited to, new construction, remodeling, tenant up-fits, renovations and construction management.
  • The owner, a graduate of the Florida Atlantic University of Architecture, has completed over $2 billion of work in his management career.

PolyU discovers the effect of chemical compound PTU on autophagy in zebrafish embryos, sheds light on cancer medication research

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:36am

Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.

Key Points: 
  • Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.
  • This ground-breaking finding subsequently sheds light on the respective research guidelines and the research protocol in on-going studies on autophagy and haematology, warranting researchers to re-examine research that is linked to existing cancer therapy options.
  • The research titled "1-phenyl 2-thiourea (PTU) Activates Autophagy in Zebrafish Embryos" ( link ) was published in Autophagy, a peer-reviewed science journal in April 2020.
  • In most research using the zebrafish model, a chemical compound called 1-phenyl-2-thiourea (PTU) is commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to facilitate microscopic imaging.

Filti Launches N95-Quality HVAC Filters to Help Keep Homes Safe

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:22am

Typically, HVAC filters are designed to trap dirt, debris, allergens and other impurities from recycling into the airflow.

Key Points: 
  • Typically, HVAC filters are designed to trap dirt, debris, allergens and other impurities from recycling into the airflow.
  • However, microscopic viruses, such as COVID-19 which studies have proven to be airborne, can easily move through most low-efficiency HVAC filters.
  • The replaceable filter is the only MERV 16 (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) residential HVAC filter on the market.
  • Filti's 9500 Home Filter is the only MERV 16 residential HVAC filter on the market.

PolyU discovers the effect of chemical compound PTU on autophagy in zebrafish embryos, sheds light on cancer medication research

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:01am

Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.

Key Points: 
  • Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.
  • This ground-breaking finding subsequently sheds light on the respective research guidelines and the research protocol in on-going studies on autophagy and haematology, warranting researchers to re-examine research that is linked to existing cancer therapy options.
  • The research titled "1-phenyl 2-thiourea (PTU) Activates Autophagy in Zebrafish Embryos" ( link ) was published in Autophagy, a peer-reviewed science journal in April 2020.
  • In most research using the zebrafish model, a chemical compound called 1-phenyl-2-thiourea (PTU) is commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to facilitate microscopic imaging.

MIT Sloan study shows potential long-term environmental effects from COVID-19

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:18am

In a recent study, MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Christopher Knittel and Prof. Jing Li analyzed the short- and long-term effects, finding that the actual impact will depend on the policy response to the pandemic.

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  • In a recent study, MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Christopher Knittel and Prof. Jing Li analyzed the short- and long-term effects, finding that the actual impact will depend on the policy response to the pandemic.
  • Second -- and more important but harder to answer -- what are the longer-term implications from the pandemic on those same variables?
  • The health impacts from the pandemic could stretch out for decades if not centuries depending on the policy response," says Knittel.
  • The MIT Sloan School of Management is where smart, independent leaders come together to solve problems, create new organizations, and improve the world.

Josh Owen named director of RIT's Vignelli Center for Design Studies

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00am

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Josh Owen , an internationally renowned designer, author and faculty-researcher who has led Rochester Institute of Technology's industrial design program to national prominence since coming to the university a decade ago, has been named the new director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies and the Massimo and Lella Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design.

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  • ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Josh Owen , an internationally renowned designer, author and faculty-researcher who has led Rochester Institute of Technology's industrial design program to national prominence since coming to the university a decade ago, has been named the new director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies and the Massimo and Lella Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design.
  • "I also recognize the substantial responsibility of ensuring that the Vignelli Center grows as a global beacon for good design," added Owen.
  • The Vignelli Center is marking a decade since its establishment in 2010the same year Owen arrived on the RIT campus.
  • "I am confident that the Vignelli Center for Design Studies will flourish in this next phase of its evolution," he said.

Wayne Homes Introduces New Ranch Floor Plan, the Hudson

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00am

UNIONTOWN, Ohio, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Wayne Homes, an Ohio-based custom home builder that specializes in on-your-lot custom homes, has released their newest floorplan, the Hudson .

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  • UNIONTOWN, Ohio, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Wayne Homes, an Ohio-based custom home builder that specializes in on-your-lot custom homes, has released their newest floorplan, the Hudson .
  • The Hudson, a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom single-story home includes 2,115 square feet of living space and is the company's only floor plan to include an angled garage.
  • The Hudson is the only ranch plan within Wayne's selection with this popular feature and is also the smallest of our ranch floor plans that includes a powder room.
  • "The Hudson is another great choice in our ranch offering," Maurie Jones, Senior Vice President of Marketing, said.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Wins Finance Holdings Inc. - WINS

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:40am

NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors ofWins Finance Holdings Inc.("Wins" or the "Company")(NASDAQ:WINS).

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  • NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors ofWins Finance Holdings Inc.("Wins" or the "Company")(NASDAQ:WINS).
  • The investigation concerns whether Wins and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
  • On July 6, 2020, Wins disclosed that on June 30, 2020, Centurion ZD CPA & Co. resigned as the Company's independent auditor.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions.

Business people who accompanied AMLO recognized on tour in the US: GEA

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:36am

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador recognized the Mexican businessmen who accompanied him on his tour of the United States to celebrate the entry into force of the T-MEC.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador recognized the Mexican businessmen who accompanied him on his tour of the United States to celebrate the entry into force of the T-MEC.
  • They are outstanding entrepreneurs because they invest and have a social dimension; they are not only thinking about becoming richer but also helping others.
  • On his visit to Washington, Vzquez Aldir said that it was a great honor to accompany President Lpez Obrador.
  • Steel business people from the United States expressed their optimism for expanding in Mexico.

Urban League Teams With Ri-Karlo Handy To Create Below-The-Line Jobs Pipeline To Hollywood

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:33am

Seeking to offer solutions rather than simply making demands, Handy looked for guidance from the nation's oldest Black advocacy group focused on issues of employment, the Urban League.

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  • Seeking to offer solutions rather than simply making demands, Handy looked for guidance from the nation's oldest Black advocacy group focused on issues of employment, the Urban League.
  • The result is a commitment to mentor, train, and employ Black and minority young adults to work in Hollywood.
  • "Inequity in BTL careers requires a multi-faceted solution involving production companies, studios, unions, and training providers," says Brian Williams, Los Angeles Urban League chief of operations.
  • To receive more information about planned diversity in Hollywood activities, events, or to lend your support, please click here to get started .

New Platform Featuring Luxury Virtual Home Tours Gains Massive Adoption During COVID-19

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:32am

In the world of luxury real estate, COVID-19 has forced the industry to adapt quickly to meet the changing needs of affluent home buyers.

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  • In the world of luxury real estate, COVID-19 has forced the industry to adapt quickly to meet the changing needs of affluent home buyers.
  • One such adaptation is the increasing demand for virtual home tours.
  • As brokerages continue to fiercely compete for the attention of affluent home buyers, virtual video tours have become increasingly more cinematic and complex.
  • Duvora is redefining how real estate professionals attract and engage with luxury home buyers, by creating a revolutionizing new video platform dedicated to showcasing virtual home tours.

Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in Victoria

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:07am

VICTORIA, BC, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 9, 2020, WWII Mtis Veteran George Henry Young received thanks from the Mtis Nation, a $20,000 Recognition Payment and an apology from Canada in Victoria, BC.

Key Points: 
  • VICTORIA, BC, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 9, 2020, WWII Mtis Veteran George Henry Young received thanks from the Mtis Nation, a $20,000 Recognition Payment and an apology from Canada in Victoria, BC.
  • The Recognition Payment is part of the Mtis Veterans Legacy Program established in partnership with the Trudeau government to commemorate forgotten Mtis soldiers.
  • The Mtis Nation and Canada committed to Recognition Payments being issued to every surviving WWII Mtis Veteran to further reconciliation and acknowledge the negligent treatment by Canada that affected the Mtis Community.
  • There are approximately 400,000 Mtis Nation citizens in Canada, roughly a quarter of all Aboriginal peoples in the country.

Intermap Technologies Provides Business Update

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:02am

DENVER, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies Corporation ("Intermap" or the "Company") today announced a significant new contract and an important new hire.

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  • DENVER, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies Corporation ("Intermap" or the "Company") today announced a significant new contract and an important new hire.
  • Intermap announced a contract with Zipline ( www.flyzipline.com ) to deliver crucial geospatial Elevation-as-a-Service to support their expanding medical operations in Africa, including on-demand emergency response to COVID-19 outbreaks.
  • "Intermap is an established world leader in all-source elevation data and analytics, including its collection, processing, exploitation, and delivery," commented Patrick A. Blott, Intermap's Chairman and CEO.
  • Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap (TSX: IMP) (ITMSF: BB) is a global leader in geospatial intelligence solutions.

Security Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2020 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:00am

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2020 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards , the flagship awards program in partnership with ISC West recognizing innovative security products, services and solutions.

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  • SILVER SPRING, Md., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the 2020 winners of the SIA New Product Showcase Awards , the flagship awards program in partnership with ISC West recognizing innovative security products, services and solutions.
  • Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase has been the security industry's premier product awards program.
  • "SIA is proud to present John Spooner with the 2020 SIA New Product Showcase Merit Award; John has not missed a single SIA New Product Showcase event since he began as an active volunteer judge in the program 17 years ago," said Chris Grniet, chair of the SIA New Product Showcase Committee.
  • The 2020 SIA New Product Showcase winners are:

Znode Awarded Six Medals in the Paradigm B2B Combine (Midmarket Edition)

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:00am

MILWAUKEE, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Znode, an enterprise B2B ecommerce platform, has been awarded six medals in Andy Hoar's Paradigm B2B Combine (Midmarket Edition) including two silver medals and four bronze medals.

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  • MILWAUKEE, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Znode, an enterprise B2B ecommerce platform, has been awarded six medals in Andy Hoar's Paradigm B2B Combine (Midmarket Edition) including two silver medals and four bronze medals.
  • The 2020 Paradigm B2B Combine evaluates 16 leading B2B ecommerce solutions and is scored according to specific criteria in 10 different categories.
  • "The team at Znode is very proud to deliver a scalable B2B ecommerce platform for the midmarket."
  • The Paradigm B2B Combine's goal is to guide B2B companies through the digital-first environment.

FDA Approves Expanded BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) Label for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Spasticity

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:32pm

BOTOX was first approved in June 2019 for the treatment of pediatric patients with upper limb spasticity and in October 2019 for the treatment of pediatric patients with lower limb spasticity, excluding spasticity caused by cerebral palsy.

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  • BOTOX was first approved in June 2019 for the treatment of pediatric patients with upper limb spasticity and in October 2019 for the treatment of pediatric patients with lower limb spasticity, excluding spasticity caused by cerebral palsy.
  • The safety and efficacy of BOTOX as treatment for lower limb spasticity for pediatric patients is supported by a Phase 3 study with more than 300 patients two to 17 years of age with lower limb spasticity because of cerebral palsy.
  • Allergan is committed to providing resources and services, such as the BOTOX Savings Program , to help ensure BOTOX is accessible and affordable to patients.
  • In pediatric patients treated with BOTOX for lower limb spasticity, upper respiratory tract infections were not reported more frequently than placebo.

CJ BIO Convenes Panel of Experts to Host Live Webinar, The Umami Advantage, During Virtual Annual Meeting of Food Scientists and Technologists

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:30pm

The Umami Advantage will be live on Monday, July 13, 2020 at11:00 AM (CDT) during SHIFT20, the virtual edition of the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo.

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  • The Umami Advantage will be live on Monday, July 13, 2020 at11:00 AM (CDT) during SHIFT20, the virtual edition of the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo.
  • The free MasterClass will be led by celebrated change agent and food innovation expert Brad Barbera, NPDP and a panel of experts.
  • Hosted by Brad Barbera, NPDP, this event will deliver the latest information on trends and innovations without the confusing academic jargon.
  • TasteNrich, the NEW Natural Culinary Solution Platform from CJ BIO, offers CLEAN LABEL enrichment for authentic Savory Taste.

Northwest Pipe Company Elects Amanda Kulesa to its Board of Directors

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:30pm

VANCOUVER, Wash., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Northwest Pipe Company (Nasdaq: NWPX), an industry leader of engineered pipeline systems for water infrastructure, today announced the addition of Amanda Kulesa to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, Wash., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Northwest Pipe Company (Nasdaq: NWPX), an industry leader of engineered pipeline systems for water infrastructure, today announced the addition of Amanda Kulesa to its Board of Directors.
  • On July 7, 2020, the Company's Board of Directors elected Ms. Kulesa to the Board as an independent director in accordance with Company guidelines, and appointed her to the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee.
  • "We are very pleased to have Amanda joining our Board of Directors," said Scott Montross President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Pipe Company.
  • About Northwest Pipe Company Founded in 1966, Northwest Pipe Company is the largest manufacturer of engineered steel water pipeline systems in North America.

KiwiTech Launches Black Entrepreneurs Matter Demo Day Series to Support Black Lives Matter

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:10pm

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- KiwiTech , a startup accelerator, and technology services company, recently announced the launch of the Black Entrepreneurs Matter Demo Day Series to support the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- KiwiTech , a startup accelerator, and technology services company, recently announced the launch of the Black Entrepreneurs Matter Demo Day Series to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • "As our support to the Black Lives Matter movement, we are pleased to launch our Black Entrepreneurs Matter (BEM) Demo Day Series.
  • The company's first Black Entrepreneurs Matter Demo Day will be held virtually on July 13th.
  • "The BEM series is essentially our way of giving back to the community and supporting African-American entrepreneurs," added Ike Syed, VP, Strategic Partnerships, KiwiTech.

Hilton Head Island Paves The Path Forward For Fun And Safe Family Vacations

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:10pm

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For those looking for the ultimate domestic getaway, Hilton Head Island , South Carolina is welcoming visitors to the Lowcountry with open arms from a safe distance of course.

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  • HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For those looking for the ultimate domestic getaway, Hilton Head Island , South Carolina is welcoming visitors to the Lowcountry with open arms from a safe distance of course.
  • As people begin to consider traveling again, Hilton Head Island offers a variety of experiences that can be enjoyed outdoors and from a safe distance.
  • "We are taking all the necessary precautions needed to keep our visitors and residents safe," says Bill Miles, President & CEO of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.
  • Hilton Head Island is perfect for a road trip or quick domestic flight for U.S. travelers looking for a family vacation closer to home this fall.

Alison Patterson Brings Caring Transitions to Southwest Colorado

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:05pm

DURANGO, Colo., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --After a working in human resources, Alison Patterson is pleased to announce the launch of her new business Caring Transitions of Durango.

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  • DURANGO, Colo., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --After a working in human resources, Alison Patterson is pleased to announce the launch of her new business Caring Transitions of Durango.
  • Prior to launching Caring Transitions of Durango, Patterson built her career in office management and human resources.
  • Caring Transitions gives me the opportunity to own my own business and continue to help people," Patterson said.
  • Caring Transitions of Durango, which is part of the national Caring Transitions franchise, is bonded and insured and all employees are CRT trained and background checked.