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Auburn University's College of Human Sciences marks construction milestone for Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 12:14am

b'AUBURN, Ala., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The last construction beam for the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center at Auburn University was raised Friday, marking a seminal point in the building of the world-class facility.\nAlabama Gov.

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  • b'AUBURN, Ala., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The last construction beam for the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center at Auburn University was raised Friday, marking a seminal point in the building of the world-class facility.\nAlabama Gov.
  • "\nSusan Hubbard, dean of the College of Human Sciences, said the Rane Center has been described as "unique," "remarkable" and "unlike any place in the world."
  • She noted that the impact of a culinary science center unlike any other, anywhere, will have "positive ripple effects well beyond Auburn.
  • In 2017, James W. "Jimmy" Rane became that person for the college, committing $12 million on behalf of the Rane family.

National Wildlife Federation Receives Record $25 Million Annenberg Challenge Grant for Largest Urban Wildlife Crossing in the World

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:41pm

b'LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A record $25 million conservation challenge grant from Wallis Annenberg and the Annenberg Foundation to the National Wildlife Federation\'s #SaveLACougars campaign to build a wildlife crossing in the Los Angeles area will help the landmark project break ground later this year.

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  • b'LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A record $25 million conservation challenge grant from Wallis Annenberg and the Annenberg Foundation to the National Wildlife Federation\'s #SaveLACougars campaign to build a wildlife crossing in the Los Angeles area will help the landmark project break ground later this year.
  • The #SaveLACougars campaign to build the crossing will serve as a model for urban wildlife conservation efforts across the globe.
  • With this donation, the campaign has raised over $44 million to date, and needs to secure an estimated $35 million to unlock the Annenberg Challenge Grant and to break ground in November.\n"This incredible conservation challenge grant from Wallis Annenberg and the Annenberg Foundation the largest ever received by the National Wildlife Federation puts us closer to breaking ground this year.
  • The core partners include Caltrans, the National Park Service, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy/Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains, and the National Wildlife Federation.

Teledyne Completes Acquisition of FLIR

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:01pm

FLIR will now be included in Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.\nUnder the terms of the agreement, FLIR stockholders received $28.00 per share in cash and 0.0718 shares of Teledyne common stock for each FLIR share, which implies a total purchase price of approximately $57.40 per FLIR share based on Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s closing price on May 13, 2021.

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  • FLIR will now be included in Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.\nUnder the terms of the agreement, FLIR stockholders received $28.00 per share in cash and 0.0718 shares of Teledyne common stock for each FLIR share, which implies a total purchase price of approximately $57.40 per FLIR share based on Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s closing price on May 13, 2021.
  • Edwin Roks, current Vice President of Teledyne and President of Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s Digital Imaging Segment, is now Executive Vice President of Teledyne.
  • Edwin will continue to serve as President of Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s Digital Imaging Segment, which now includes Teledyne FLIR.
  • In addition, Todd Booth is promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the acquired Teledyne FLIR group of businesses.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe appreciate the support from our stockholders, and I am delighted to welcome FLIR to the Teledyne family,\xe2\x80\x9d said Robert Mehrabian, Executive Chairman of Teledyne.

Ideal Power Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ideal Power Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cIdeal Power\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (Nasdaq: IPWR), pioneering the development and commercialization of highly efficient and broadly patented B-TRAN\xe2\x84\xa2 bi-directional power switches, reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe continue to make progress toward our B-TRAN\xe2\x84\xa2 commercialization objectives,\xe2\x80\x9d stated Dan Brdar, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ideal Power.

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  • b'AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ideal Power Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cIdeal Power\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (Nasdaq: IPWR), pioneering the development and commercialization of highly efficient and broadly patented B-TRAN\xe2\x84\xa2 bi-directional power switches, reported results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe continue to make progress toward our B-TRAN\xe2\x84\xa2 commercialization objectives,\xe2\x80\x9d stated Dan Brdar, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ideal Power.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cUnder our collaboration with Diversified Technologies, Inc. (DTI), we recently began the next wafer fabrication run with Teledyne, which, when completed later this quarter, represents the next major milestone under the United States Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) program.
  • We have signed initial sampling agreements and are working with potential partners\xe2\x80\x99 technical and procurement teams on additional sampling agreements.
  • We also submitted proposals for government funding with both new and prospective partners in our customer sampling program.

Alex. Brown Realty & Student Quarters Acquire 440-Bed Community Near The University of Alabama

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:59pm

Brown Realty, Inc. (ABR) and Atlanta-based owner-operator Student Quarters has acquired Riverfront Village, a 440-bed student housing property near the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

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  • Brown Realty, Inc. (ABR) and Atlanta-based owner-operator Student Quarters has acquired Riverfront Village, a 440-bed student housing property near the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
  • ABR Chesapeake Fund VI, a value-add real estate fund sponsored by ABR, invested $7.4 million in the joint venture.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe University of Alabama is truly one of the cornerstone markets in student housing.
  • Brown Realty, Inc. (ABR) is a privately-owned real estate investment manager organized in 1972 and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

RTA Continues Expansion To Eastland, Texas

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'HOUSTON and EASTLAND, Texas, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rural Telecommunications of America, Inc. (RTA) announced today it had completed its acquisition of TXOL INTERNET, a rural Wireless Internet Service Provider based in Eastland, Texas.\nRTA CONTINUES EXPANSION TO EASTLAND, TEXAS\nFor more than 20 years TXOL has provided internet services to residential, business, schools and government subscribers in Eastland and surrounding areas like Cisco, Ranger and Morton Valley.\nWith this acquisition, RTA continues to grow the RTA family across rural America.

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  • b'HOUSTON and EASTLAND, Texas, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rural Telecommunications of America, Inc. (RTA) announced today it had completed its acquisition of TXOL INTERNET, a rural Wireless Internet Service Provider based in Eastland, Texas.\nRTA CONTINUES EXPANSION TO EASTLAND, TEXAS\nFor more than 20 years TXOL has provided internet services to residential, business, schools and government subscribers in Eastland and surrounding areas like Cisco, Ranger and Morton Valley.\nWith this acquisition, RTA continues to grow the RTA family across rural America.
  • RTA\'s vision and resources will bring the connectivity to this area now and in the future.
  • I am grateful to be part of the City of Eastland\'s and RTA\'s journey to become a connected city.
  • "\nAbout Rural Telecommunications of America, Inc. (RTA)\nRTA\'s gigFAST NETWORK provides affordable internet connectivity to rural America; enabling residents to connect online for their entertainment, e-learning, telemedicine and telework.

Francis Energy Brings Fast Charging Capability To Cherokee Nation For Its First Electric Buses

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

b'TULSA, Okla., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Francis Energy , a developer of direct current fast chargers (DCFC) for electric vehicles with a focus on rural communities, is bringing electric vehicle fast charging to the Cherokee Nation for its first-ever all-electric buses.

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  • b'TULSA, Okla., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Francis Energy , a developer of direct current fast chargers (DCFC) for electric vehicles with a focus on rural communities, is bringing electric vehicle fast charging to the Cherokee Nation for its first-ever all-electric buses.
  • Francis\'s chargers are located in various locations throughout the Cherokee Nation, including Tahlequah and Stillwell.\nThe Cherokee Nation has deployed two electric transit buses to transport employees and tribal citizens to work and tribal health centers, and its first electric school bus for Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah.
  • "\nFrancis developed the first comprehensive statewide network of DCFC in Oklahoma, and it remains the only state in the nation to have DCFC access every 50 miles.
  • The new chargers for the Cherokee Nation come on top of the more than 500 other electric vehicle charging stations Francis has built across Oklahoma over the last two years.\nFrancis Energy is currently working to develop fast charging networks in 14 additional states, with a busy 2021 planned for new DCFC projects.

Teledyne to Hold Investor Meetings

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:40pm

Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Western and Northern Europe.

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  • Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Western and Northern Europe.
  • For more information, visit Teledyne\xe2\x80\x99s website at www.teledyne.com .\nTeledyne\xe2\x80\x99s investor presentation contains forward-looking statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, with respect to management\xe2\x80\x99s beliefs about the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Teledyne in the future.
  • Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, are based on the current expectations of the management of Teledyne and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances.
  • As forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, caution should be exercised against placing undue reliance on such statements.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005880/en/\n'

North Island Credit Union Awards 10 Scholarships to College-Bound San Diego and Riverside County Students

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $355,000 in scholarships to students across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties.\nAbout North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union\nCalifornia Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California.

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  • Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $355,000 in scholarships to students across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties.\nAbout North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union\nCalifornia Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California.
  • With more than 165,000 members and assets of nearly $4 billion, California Credit Union has 25 branches throughout Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.
  • The credit union operates in San Diego County as North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union.
  • Please visit northisland.ccu.com for more information or follow the credit union on Instagram or Facebook @northislandcu.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/north-island-credit-union-awards...\n'

California Credit Union Awards 10 Scholarships to College-Bound Los Angeles and Orange County Students

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $355,000 in scholarships to students across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties.\nCalifornia Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California.

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  • Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $355,000 in scholarships to students across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties.\nCalifornia Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California.
  • With more than 165,000 members and assets of nearly $4 billion, California Credit Union has 25 branches throughout Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.
  • The credit union operates in San Diego County as North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union.
  • Visit ccu.com for more information, or follow the credit union on Instagram or Facebook @CaliforniaCreditUnion.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/california-credit-union-awards-1...\n'