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Boys & Girls Clubs of America Introduces Kids and Teens to Careers in Veterinary Medicine

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:23pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In partnership with Banfield Pet Hospital , Boys & Girls Clubs of America is providing young people with opportunities to explore careers in veterinary medicine.

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  • ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In partnership with Banfield Pet Hospital , Boys & Girls Clubs of America is providing young people with opportunities to explore careers in veterinary medicine.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Banfield will engage 12 Clubs where Banfield doctors and certified veterinary technicians will share their career journeys and provide youth a perspective on what it takes to work in the veterinary profession.
  • For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( BGCA.org ) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow.
  • Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Facebook and Twitter .

Banfield Pet Hospital® to Invest Nearly $10 Million In Educational Pathways to Help Create a More Diverse and Sustainable Veterinary Profession

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:00am

"At Banfield, we are constantly evaluating how we can make lasting societal impact," said Brian Garish, president of Banfield Pet Hospital.

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  • "At Banfield, we are constantly evaluating how we can make lasting societal impact," said Brian Garish, president of Banfield Pet Hospital.
  • By removing barriers to equitable education, we're helping current veterinary professionals realize their full potential while creating accessible pathways for individuals that aspire to follow in their footsteps."
  • These initiatives build on the $9 million Banfield invested over the last 12 months in education-related programs for its Associates.
  • More than 3,600 Banfield veterinarians are committed to providing high-quality veterinary care to over three million pets annually.

BC Housing Receives the Canadian Public Relations Society's 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 12:55am

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.

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  • TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.
  • This year's Don Rennie Memorial Award was one of 10 Major and Special awards presented at the virtual conference.
  • Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit association of professionals dedicated to the practice, management and teaching of public relations and communications.
  • Cision is the exclusive distribution partner of the Canadian Public Relations Society - National.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Awards Connecticut Teen $72,500 Scholarship and a Toyota Corolla as its 2021-2022 National Youth of the Year

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:18pm

Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier recognition program for Club teens.

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  • Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier recognition program for Club teens.
  • As the highest honor a Club member can receive, the National Youth of the Year represents Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the voices of over four million Club youth it serves.
  • As National Youth of the Year, Brianna will serve as an official spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America and its Alumni & Friends Club.
  • For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( BGCA.org ) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow.

USI Expands Efforts to Revitalize Housing and Invest in Neighborhoods Nationwide

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:08pm

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Strategies, Inc., (USI) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Choice Neighborhoods initiative (CNI) Community of Practice.

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  • ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Strategies, Inc., (USI) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Choice Neighborhoods initiative (CNI) Community of Practice.
  • The initiative will target current CNI grantee cities (99 planning and 40 implementation grantees) while working with local leaders, community stakeholders such as city governments and public housing authorities, and residents, to create and implement plans to revitalize housing.
  • "USI is committed to managing the Community of Practice Initiative through an equity and results lens where CNI sites have a voice in setting their priorities.
  • USI partners in 38 communities in 22 cities/territories while working with community partners to develop economic opportunities, cradle-to-college/career success, high quality health services and a range of comprehensive service supports.

Nomi Health Pays Off Medical Debt Valued at More than $225 Million for Americans Burdened by Surprise Billing and High Healthcare Costs

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:01pm

The debt relief from Nomi Health is RIP Medical Debt’s largest corporate gift since the organization’s founding in 2014, totaling nearly $2 million to relieve $225 million in medical debt. From the very beginning of the pandemic, Nomi applied its direct healthcare model to deploy COVID-19 vaccine and testing directly to people in hard-to-reach communities across Utah, Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Iowa and Texas -- from rural towns and agricultural farms to public housing facilities and prisons.

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  • Nomi Health , the direct healthcare company rewiring how healthcare is paid for and delivered, today announced it has partnered with RIP Medical Debt to eradicate more than $225 million in overdue medical bills.
  • Nomis near $2 million contribution to purchase the outstanding debt relieves more than 176,000 Americans across Utah, Florida, Colorado and Nebraska of their debt loads.
  • The money owed had accumulated from surprise billing and high healthcare costs before the pandemicand for some has led to wage garnishment, liens, and other burdensome debt collection tactics.
  • The debt relief from Nomi Health is RIP Medical Debts largest corporate gift since the organizations founding in 2014, totaling nearly $2 million to relieve $225 million in medical debt.

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority wins prestigious national award for service excellence

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:29pm

Columbus, OH, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An innovative collaboration launched last year between the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and the Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus (HCGC) is among only four organizations in the United States to receive 2021 NMA Housing Awards, regarded as one of the affordable housing industrys premiere achievements that recognize the outstanding service excellence of individual agencies.

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  • Columbus, OH, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An innovative collaboration launched last year between the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and the Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus (HCGC) is among only four organizations in the United States to receive 2021 NMA Housing Awards, regarded as one of the affordable housing industrys premiere achievements that recognize the outstanding service excellence of individual agencies.
  • CMHA and HCGC were honored with the NMA Large Agency Resident Service Award, named after the founder and president of California-based Nan McKay and Associates (NMA).
  • About MNA Housing Awards: First launched in 2007, the NMA Housing Awards were created to recognize individual agency performance and honor excellence in the affordable housing industry.
  • The awards are open to housing authorities and associations throughout the United States in two categories: The Development Award and The Resident Service Award.

BGC Advantage Expands Executive Leadership Team, Promotes Ashley Wilson to Chief Financial Officer

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

RUSTON, La., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --BGC Advantage announced today that Ashley Wilson has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where she will maintain steady and strategic oversight of a combined $460 Million+ in Budget/Total Development Cost for BGC Advantage's stabilized and pipeline projects under construction.

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  • RUSTON, La., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --BGC Advantage announced today that Ashley Wilson has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where she will maintain steady and strategic oversight of a combined $460 Million+ in Budget/Total Development Cost for BGC Advantage's stabilized and pipeline projects under construction.
  • "As BGC Advantage widens its Southeast footprint westward, the capacity of our team must also grow to meet the challenge," said Knight.
  • Wilson joined BGC Advantage, after consulting with Knight and discovering a shared mission.
  • Wilson joined BGC Advantage most recently from Little & Associates LLC, where she served as Manager of the Affordable Housing Group.

Conagra Brands Foundation Awards Grants to 17 Local Nonprofits Through "Nourish Our Community" Program

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

Nominated by Conagra Brands employee: Sergio R. Darien, WI

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  • Nominated by Conagra Brands employee: Sergio R. Darien, WI
    The Conagra Brands Foundation grant supports Care For Friends' hot meal program.
  • Funding from the Conagra Brands Foundation assists in its Meals on Wheels program, currently serving 140 homebound older adults in Washington County, MD.
  • Conagra Brands Foundation believes everyone has a right to healthy and nutritious food knowing that food insecurity exists in every U.S. county.
  • The Foundation partners with exceptional national and local nonprofits with high-impact programs located in the communities where we live and work.

Construction of Lombok Airport - Mandalika bypass road 90% complete

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

Lombok, Indonesia, Sept 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The construction of a bypass road connecting Lombok International Airport and Mandalika Special Economic Zone in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, has reached 90 percent completion.

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  • Lombok, Indonesia, Sept 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The construction of a bypass road connecting Lombok International Airport and Mandalika Special Economic Zone in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, has reached 90 percent completion.
  • An aerial photo of the Mandalika Circuit in Central Lombok, Indonesia on August 21, 2021.
  • (ANTARA PHOTO/Ahmad Subaidi/aww/rst)
    The road will connect Lombok Airport and Mandalika as a venue of the International Superbike 2021 and MotoGP 2022.
  • Previously, the Director General of Highways of PUPR Ministry Hedy Rahadian elaborated the construction of Lombok Airport - Mandalika bypass road, comprising three packages.