Literacy

MODERN SALON Independent Bootcamp set for Nov. 8 in Hollywood

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 9:00pm

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MODERN SALON, part of the Bobit Business Media Beauty, Health & Wellness division, is excited to announce its MODERN SALON Independent Bootcamp to be held on November 8, 2021, at the Academy LA in Hollywood, CA.

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  • TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MODERN SALON, part of the Bobit Business Media Beauty, Health & Wellness division, is excited to announce its MODERN SALON Independent Bootcamp to be held on November 8, 2021, at the Academy LA in Hollywood, CA.
  • While they love being independent a salontrepreneur they also need to engage in community, make connections, and get advice from industry experts and coaches.
  • Join MODERN SALON at this educational event where well provide tips to enhance your business and set you into 2022 with renewed excitement and purpose.
  • Any beauty pro will gain new insight into their business and new tools for moving it forward.

Blackbaud Rallies Thousands of Social Good Professionals at bbcon 2021 Virtual

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 5:33pm

CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB),the world's leading cloud softwarecompany powering social good, today concluded bbcon 2021 Virtual , the company's annual tech conference for a better world.

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  • CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB),the world's leading cloud softwarecompany powering social good, today concluded bbcon 2021 Virtual , the company's annual tech conference for a better world.
  • Nearly 25,000 registrants signed up for the free, online event where Blackbaud shared ways the company is helping social good professionals maximize their time, their teams and their relationships.
  • Blackbaud is transforming how the social good community manages these functions with new workflows in Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT.
  • Blackbaud would like to thank its bbcon 2021 Virtual presenting sponsor Microsoft, and platinum sponsors Cause and Solution Inc., Omatic Software and PairSoft.

Benetech Receives Support from Lavelle Fund for the Blind to Bridge Education to Employment Gap in India

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

The program, supported by the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, will help launch the digital transformation of 10 schools for the blind across India.

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  • The program, supported by the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, will help launch the digital transformation of 10 schools for the blind across India.
  • Most schools for the blind and visually impaired in India rely on braille textbooks for education, said Dr. Homiyar Mobedji, Bookshare Asia and Africa Program Manager.
  • India has an estimated 62 million blind and visually impaired residents, the highest population in the world.
  • The Lavelle Fund primarily concentrates its giving in the areas of Medical Eye Care, Vision Rehabilitation & Resources, and Education.

Majority of Women Unaware That Heart Disease and Other Serious Health Issues Can Be Linked to Menopause

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:18pm

Nearly 50 million women in the United States are entering menopause with a lack of relief, education, and support.

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  • Nearly 50 million women in the United States are entering menopause with a lack of relief, education, and support.
  • The decisions that a woman makes, or fails to make, at this point in her life can directly influence her future physical and mental health.
  • Treatment for diseases such as breast cancer can cause early onset menopause or menopause-like symptoms for many women.
  • Womaness products, which are available at Target, address three of the biggest perimenopause and menopause concerns: skincare, sexual health, and sleep.

Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Announces Next 15 Tenants To Join The Social Impact Hub

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:03pm

The Dallas Foundation and Uplift Education moved into their office spaces within Water Cooler at Pegasus Park in the summer of this year.

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  • The Dallas Foundation and Uplift Education moved into their office spaces within Water Cooler at Pegasus Park in the summer of this year.
  • "We are excited to soon welcome this impressive list of tenants to Water Cooler at Pegasus Park," says founder Lyda Hill.
  • Approximately 175,000 square feet of space spanning five floors in the main 18-story tower on Pegasus Park's campus is dedicated to Water Cooler.
  • Pegasus Park is a 23-acre, mixed-use office campus designed to bolster local biotech, social impact and corporate innovation.

Venture X Welcomes The Black Girl Tribe to Its Arlington Location

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

The workspace will provide The Black Girl Tribe with the needed space to continue its important work of empowering Black girls to thrive by delivering critical resources and services.

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  • The workspace will provide The Black Girl Tribe with the needed space to continue its important work of empowering Black girls to thrive by delivering critical resources and services.
  • "We are so pleased to be partnering with and ensuring the success of The Black Girl Tribe, an organization committed to educating, enriching, and empowering Black girls through mentorship and life skills development," said Julie Felgar, Owner of Venture X.
  • With this in mind, we are excited to welcome our Venture X family into our village," said Gabrielle Martinez, the founder of The Black Girl Tribe.
  • Venture X Arlington, near the Arlington, VA courthouse, is a flexible office space and community that is locally owned and operated.

Learning A-Z Introduces Foundations A-Z to support Science of Reading-Based Literacy Instruction

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Foundations A-Z bolsters the acquisition of foundational skills for students in Grades K-5 through lesson plans that easily integrate with existing core instruction.

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  • Foundations A-Z bolsters the acquisition of foundational skills for students in Grades K-5 through lesson plans that easily integrate with existing core instruction.
  • Foundations A-Z provides engaging, purposeful learning opportunities for students, including videos, songs, games, and interactive activities, to create a multimodal experience that encourages active learning.
  • When implemented together in support of core ELA instruction, these solutions provide a continuum of learning, from reading foundations to reading comprehension, delivering a complete solution for literacy proficiency.
  • The Cambium family of companies includes Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning and Kurzweil Education.

EdHeroes Global Movement Is Expanding to Indonesia and Asia, Aiming At Creating The New Paradigm of the World of Education

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:40pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes in all areas of our daily life, including the world of education.

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  • JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes in all areas of our daily life, including the world of education.
  • Schools, universities and educational institutions are urged to make adjustments in carrying out teaching methods and learning activities.
  • In addition, the development of the digital world and the rapid flow of information add to the rapid pace of disruption in the world of education, which gradually makes the world become more and more borderless.
  • EdHeroes Movement will support ensure continuous action to promote access to all opportunities that can help young children thrive.

EdHeroes Global Movement Is Expanding to Indonesia and Asia, Aiming At Creating The New Paradigm of the World of Education

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:44pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes in all areas of our daily life, including the world of education.

Key Points: 
  • JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes in all areas of our daily life, including the world of education.
  • Schools, universities and educational institutions are urged to make adjustments in carrying out teaching methods and learning activities.
  • In addition, the development of the digital world and the rapid flow of information add to the rapid pace of disruption in the world of education, which gradually makes the world become more and more borderless.
  • EdHeroes Movement will support ensure continuous action to promote access to all opportunities that can help young children thrive.

New E-Book Teaches Business Owners How to Beat the Odds When It Comes Time to Sell

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

Focusing on value acceleration and planning for an exit gives business owners options.

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  • Focusing on value acceleration and planning for an exit gives business owners options.
  • The more options one has available, the more the business owner is in control of the process, says Gunn.
  • The e-book also addresses the core concepts and major concerns driving both business exit planning and value acceleration.
  • That same level of planning applies to business owners who want to maximize the value of their lifes work.