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The President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan and Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej Recognized as One of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:19pm

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother has been featured in the list of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021, released by Be a Girl Initiative, for the second consecutive year.

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  • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother has been featured in the list of 100 Most Influential African Women 2021, released by Be a Girl Initiative, for the second consecutive year.
  • Senator, Dr. Rasha is truly a force of nature and one of Africas unsung sheroes of women empowerment and health advocates.
  • Merck Foundation More Than A Mother campaign empowers infertile women through access to information, health, change of mindset, and economic empowerment.
  • More than 20 African First Ladies are the Ambassadors of 'Merck Foundation More than a Mother'.

TimberTech® Composite Decking Teams Up with Yardzen®

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

TimberTech brings the style and versatility of indoor wood-grain patterns outside, but gives people more time to enjoy their decks, not maintain them.

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  • TimberTech brings the style and versatility of indoor wood-grain patterns outside, but gives people more time to enjoy their decks, not maintain them.
  • The TimberTech Yardzen partnership will make the design experience not only easier, but highly inspirational.
  • In addition to TimberTech sustainable decking, railing and other exterior products such as cladding and trim, made by The AZEK Company, will also be available on the Yardzen platform.
  • Then, Yardzen matches clients with a vetted contractor who can bring their Yardzen design to life within the confines of the homeowner's budget.

Jean Lumb Foundation Announces the 2021 National Award Winners

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Jean Lumb Foundation celebrates 24 years of awarding scholarships to recognize excellence in students of Chinese heritage from coast to coast.

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  • The Jean Lumb Foundation celebrates 24 years of awarding scholarships to recognize excellence in students of Chinese heritage from coast to coast.
  • A total of eighteen students will receive the Jean Lumb Award, including winners from British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario.
  • Two new awards have been added: Leader of Tomorrow Award in memory of Pam Lumb Collett, the youngest daughter of Jean Lumb; and, Judges Choice Award in memory of Valerie Mah.
  • The judging panel had the challenge of selecting the eighteen winners out of so many outstanding applications from across Canada, said Arlene Chan, eldest daughter of Jean Lumb and president of the Jean Lumb Foundation.

Recently-Released Coming-of-Age Novel Could Be One of the Best Middle Grade Books for Your Child in 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

On My Way Home follows the life of a young child named Amen as he's recruited by an old man to search for buried treasure.

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  • On My Way Home follows the life of a young child named Amen as he's recruited by an old man to search for buried treasure.
  • From desert markets to distant mountains, Amen's adventures are full of challenges and obstacles that force him to rethink what truly drives him inside.
  • Once motivated by treasure, Amen's goal shifts from holding onto his prize to simply making it back home in one piece.
  • Middle grade readers will enjoy accompanying Amen on his journey as he navigates dangers, explores enchanted places, and learns important life lessons.

UNITE HERE Local 11 Asks: Does Immigration for the 1% Create Jobs for The 99%?

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

UNITE HERE Local 11 wrote to U.S.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Honors Michael E. Kassan, Stacy Green and The Los Angeles Rams Raising Over $1,050,000 At 'The Big Night In & Out' Hybrid Gala

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:49pm

Stacy Green, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment, was honored with the 2021 Sherry Lansing Award, and the Los Angeles Rams received the Defender of Potential Award.

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  • Stacy Green, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment, was honored with the 2021 Sherry Lansing Award, and the Los Angeles Rams received the Defender of Potential Award.
  • The gala's co-hosts, actress, director and Big Sister Heather Hemmensand auctioneer Nick Di Nieri, began the awards portion of the evening.
  • Upon accepting her honor, Green said,"Being in the Women in Entertainment mentorship program and partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters has brought me more than I'd ever thought.
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UNCUT Madison Joins Forces with American Family Insurance to Create Series on Mental Health

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An athlete-led, 501(c)(3) non-profit media platform UNCUT Madison has teamed up with American Family Insurance to create an original five-part series that sheds light on mental health through the lens of collegiate athletics. "Bettering Badgers" will feature intimate, sit-down conversations with top Wisconsin Badger playmakers, including basketball star Tyler Wahl, volleyball All-American Dana Rettke, four-star linebacker Maema Njongmeta and more. Conversation topics range from performance anxiety to life-after-sport identity struggles.

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  • MADISON, Wis., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --An athlete-led, 501(c)(3) non-profit media platform UNCUT Madison has teamed up with American Family Insurance to create an original five-part series that sheds light on mental health through the lens of collegiate athletics.
  • Based in Madison, Wisconsin, American Family Insurance has been serving customers since 1927.
  • American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group, ranking No.
  • The American Family Insurance group also includes CONNECT , powered by American Family Insurance, The General , Homesite and Main Street America Insurance .Across these companies the group has more than 13,500 employees nationwide.

Creating a Life of Purpose While Empowering Children Orphanages in The U.S. and Latin America

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:34pm

Lizet Zayas, has been working with global high-level entrepreneurs, speaking on an international level about the importance of pursuing passion and achieving success.

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  • Lizet Zayas, has been working with global high-level entrepreneurs, speaking on an international level about the importance of pursuing passion and achieving success.
  • She has also been supporting other valuable aspects that matter to people by working directly with clients and organizations.
  • Now she is fully embracing the philanthropy mission to support on an emotional level to children in orphanages and foster homes in the United States and Latin America, tying all of her programs and social events to fund this cause.
  • I have also visited orphanages and these experiences were nurturing and stayed with me till this day.

Coffee Shop Owner Joins Crimson Cup's 7 Steps to Success Coffee Shop Startup Consulting Team

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:30am

She learned how to open her independent coffee shop through the 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program offered by Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea.

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  • She learned how to open her independent coffee shop through the 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program offered by Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea.
  • Now, as a member of Crimson Cup's coffee shop startup consulting team , she helps other entrepreneurs open and grow their own coffee shops.
  • As long as a coffee shop remains a Crimson Cup customer, Ciranna and the rest of the 7 Steps consulting team offer ongoing support.
  • By developing a coffee shop business plan, entrepreneurs gain insight into how much it costs to open a coffee shop .

BRP Group, Inc. Announces New Additions to its Japanese Practice Group

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:15pm

Mr. Murphy, based in Nashville, Tennessee, joins BRP Group as co-practice leader within the firms Japanese practice group.

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  • Mr. Murphy, based in Nashville, Tennessee, joins BRP Group as co-practice leader within the firms Japanese practice group.
  • Mr. Ushiki, based in Morristown, New Jersey, joins BRP Group as the other co-practice leader within the firms Japanese practice group.
  • Along with the remainder of the Japanese practice group, Mr. Murphy and Mr. Ushiki will provide consultative solutions to multinational companies with expertise in implementing global service strategies.
  • We are pleased to welcome Brian, Hiro, and the other new members of our Japanese practice group to the BRP Group family, says Trevor Baldwin, Chief Executive Officer of BRP Group.