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Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine to be Named in Honor of Late Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:05am

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will be named in honor of late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, reflecting Tyson's commitment to the future of health care and the school.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will be named in honor of late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, reflecting Tyson's commitment to the future of health care and the school.
  • The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine, located in Pasadena, California, is scheduled to welcome its inaugural class of medical students next summer.
  • He was named CEO of Kaiser Permanente in 2013 and chairman of the Board of Directors in 2014.
  • About the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine
    The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education.

The AEG Community Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign #SpreadCheer Challenge to Kick Off AEG’s 2019 Annual Season of Giving

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

In celebration of its annual Season of Giving initiative, AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, and the AEG Community Foundation today launched the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge , a social media campaign that will provide three charities -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America , Playworks and Special Olympics USA -- with an opportunity to earn $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation .

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  • In celebration of its annual Season of Giving initiative, AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, and the AEG Community Foundation today launched the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge , a social media campaign that will provide three charities -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America , Playworks and Special Olympics USA -- with an opportunity to earn $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation .
  • At AEG we pride ourselves on supporting our community partners throughout the year and shining a spotlight during the holiday season on the important work they do, said Martha Saucedo, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, AEG.
  • The AEG Community Foundation is excited to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Playworks and Special Olympics USA to engage audiences and raise awareness about these organizations through a fun and entertaining game challenge.
  • To find out more about AEG 1Community and the AEG Community Foundation, click here .

Novel therapeutic approach to cardiovascular disease from SENS Research Foundation flagship research program graduates from laboratory to the biotech world

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:00pm

Underdog was built from an SRF flagship program that has driven two years of applied development designed to explore and repair the underlying causes of cardiovascular disease.

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  • Underdog was built from an SRF flagship program that has driven two years of applied development designed to explore and repair the underlying causes of cardiovascular disease.
  • Underdog will take a classic pharmaceutical approach and use it to attack the root causes of cardiovascular disease, said Kope.
  • This is an historic moment for SENS Research Foundation, said Dr. Aubrey de Grey, co-founder and Chief Science Officer of SRF.
  • SENS Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to research, develop and promote comprehensive regenerative medicine solutions for the diseases of aging.

Celebrate Cats this Holiday Season with Fancy Feast Feastivities

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:00pm

Starting today, Fancy Feast invites cat lovers to make a meaningful difference for felines in need of forever homes through its annual Feastivities celebration.

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  • Starting today, Fancy Feast invites cat lovers to make a meaningful difference for felines in need of forever homes through its annual Feastivities celebration.
  • The special tradition kicks off today with the release of the 2019 Fancy Feast limited edition ornament, available exclusively at Feastivities.com.
  • The 2019 Fancy Feast holiday ornament set is available now at Feastivities.com for a suggested donation of $3, with all donations going directly to Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption platform.
  • For more information about Fancy Feast Feastivities, the 2019 holiday ornament or Adopt-a-Pet.com, visit www.Feastivities.com .

Kaiser Permanente mourns the loss of Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 6:45pm

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --It is with profound sadness that we announce that Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, unexpectedly passed away early today in his sleep.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --It is with profound sadness that we announce that Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, unexpectedly passed away early today in his sleep.
  • An outstanding leader, visionary and champion for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans, Bernard was a tireless advocate for Kaiser Permanente, our members and the communities we serve.
  • Effective immediately, the board of directors has named Gregory A. Adams, Executive Vice President and Group President, as interim Chairman and CEO.
  • Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.

Giving Back to Our Nation's Veterans: Five New Kubota Tractors Awarded to Farmer Veteran Coalition Members

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 5:16pm

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced five new farmer veteran tractor recipients as part of its 2019 "Geared to Give" programin partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC).

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  • GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced five new farmer veteran tractor recipients as part of its 2019 "Geared to Give" programin partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC).
  • For the second year, Kubota honored five veterans, adding a fifth veteran last year to represent its newly-created Midwest operating division.
  • Having experienced severe flooding this year, Soraya is looking forward to putting the new Kubota tractor to use to repair the property.
  • Central Division: Stephen Carter is a U.S. Army veteran who deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

National Agreement Between Kaiser Permanente and Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Ratified

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:56pm

OAKLAND,Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --A new, four-year collective bargaining agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions is in effect throughSeptember 30, 2023.

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  • OAKLAND,Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --A new, four-year collective bargaining agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions is in effect throughSeptember 30, 2023.
  • Ratified by the employees represented by the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, the agreement covers more than 84,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente health care employees across the country.
  • Kaiser Permanente and Coalition negotiators reached a tentative agreement on September 25, following nearly five months of active bargaining that began in April 2019.
  • The agreement was ratified by union members across Kaiser Permanente over the course of October.

Kaiser Permanente Supports California Wildfire Relief and Recovery

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 8:47pm

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health system, today announced a $650,000 contribution to provide immediate support for relief and recovery efforts in communities affected by the recent wildfires in Northern and Southern California.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health system, today announced a $650,000 contribution to provide immediate support for relief and recovery efforts in communities affected by the recent wildfires in Northern and Southern California.
  • Kaiser Permanente will redirect some of the resources secured for the event to families and shelters affected by the fires.
  • Kaiser Permanente has a long-standing commitment to the health of communities across the country, including during times of natural disaster.
  • Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.

Peninsula Humane Society And SPCA Open Pop Up Store And Adoption Center At Hillsdale Shopping Center

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:29pm

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (PHS/SPCA) will opena holiday pop up store and adoption center at Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mate beginning November 22 thru December 31.

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  • The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (PHS/SPCA) will opena holiday pop up store and adoption center at Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mate beginning November 22 thru December 31.
  • The PHS/SPCA Holiday Pop Up Store and Adoption Center will offer pet related themed gifts and gifts for animal lovers.
  • The space in the shopping center has been generously donated to PHS/SPCA by the shopping center's parent company Bohannon Development Company.
  • Hillsdale Shopping Center is a leading San Mateo shopping destination that offers more than 120 specialty stores and restaurants.

CyArk and Iron Mountain Digitally Preserve Philippines' San Sebastian Basilica

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:30pm

"The San Sebastian Basilica represents so much cultural and religious history as one of the few all-metal churches in the world, and the country's first basilica,'' said Claire Vitug, technical director of the San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation.

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  • "The San Sebastian Basilica represents so much cultural and religious history as one of the few all-metal churches in the world, and the country's first basilica,'' said Claire Vitug, technical director of the San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation.
  • "The San Sebastian Basilica is one of the iconic monuments of Manila," said John Ristevski, CEO at CyArk.
  • We're very excited to play a key part in this preservation project with Iron Mountain, ICOMOS Philippines and the San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation."
  • The digital copies of the San Sebastian Basilica will be preserved in a highly secure Iron Mountain facility, ensuring the safety, protection and availability of the digital record for future use by CyArk and the San Sebastian Basilica Conservation and Development Foundation.