Veteran

Habitat for Humanity partners with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to increase homeownership among Veterans

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:45pm

"The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging for veterans.

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  • "The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging for veterans.
  • "At Habitat, we know that decent and affordable housing provides tremendous social and economic benefit.
  • "This partnership will be integral in fulfilling this obligation and improving the lives of thousands of veterans and their families.
  • Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home.

Liberty Military Housing to be featured on Military Makeover with Montel®: Operation Career

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 7:53pm

Huntington Beach, CA, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Military Housing (LMH) is honored to partner with Military Makeover with Montel in support of veteran and spouse employment.

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  • Huntington Beach, CA, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Military Housing (LMH) is honored to partner with Military Makeover with Montel in support of veteran and spouse employment.
  • LMH is the first employee-owned military housing provider in the country and the largest in the multifamily industry.
  • Liberty Military Housing will be featured on Military Makeover with Montel on August 10, 2022, and August 17, 2022, at 7:30 AM ET/PT on Lifetime TV.
  • Liberty Military Housing (LMH), formerly known as Lincoln Military Housing, is the leading privatized housing provider and the largest employee-owned company in the multifamily industry.

Back to School: Cohen Veterans Network Supports Military Families Amid Concerns Over Mass Violence and School Shootings

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 7:55pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In its ongoing effort to support the mental health and well-being of military families, Cohen Veterans Network (CVN), a not-for-profit philanthropic organization that serves post-9/11 veterans, service members and their families through a nationwide system of mental health clinics, is set to host a webinar for parents and caregivers in the wake of incessant mass violence and school shooting incidents. A free event that is open to all, Supporting Families After Mass Violence will take place on Thursday, August 11th at 3pm. It will be hosted by Dr. Melissa Brymer, Director of the Terrorism and Disaster Program of the UCLA/Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and its National Child Traumatic Stress Network and an expert on how children deal with stress following disasters such as school shootings. 

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  • A free event that is open to all, Supporting Families After Mass Violence will take place on Thursday, August 11th at 3pm.
  • "For military families, such traumatic events may be compounded by the unique circumstances associated with military life," says Cohen Veterans Network Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Tracy Neal-Walden.
  • Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) is a 501(c)(3) national not-for-profit philanthropic organization for post-9/11 veterans, active duty service members and their families.
  • It was established in 2016 by philanthropist Steven A. Cohen with a commitment of $275 million to build the network.

Imagendary Studios Appoints Michael Brinker as Game Design Director

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 5:53pm

Imagendary Studios has announced the appointment of Michael Brinker to the position of Game Design Director in its Irvine, CA studio.

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  • Imagendary Studios has announced the appointment of Michael Brinker to the position of Game Design Director in its Irvine, CA studio.
  • Michael joins an assembled team of award-winning AAA veterans from the video game industrys most recognized studios.
  • As the new Game Design Director, Michael Brinker brings many years of AAA games experience having worked on iconic titles and game franchises such as The Godfather, The Simpsons, Marvels Avengers, and Tomb Raider where Michael was able to help reboot the Tomb Raider franchise, from taking on a lead design role for the sequel to reimagining the legendary gaming icon Lara Croft.
  • In its first year Imagendary assembled a global team of award-winning AAA veterans from the video game industrys most recognized studios.

U-Haul Opens at Former Starpar Storage, Brings 20 Jobs to Sebring

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 5:45pm

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Sebring began operations on July 19 and is now offering self-storage with extended-hours access.

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  • U-Haul Moving & Storage of Sebring began operations on July 19 and is now offering self-storage with extended-hours access.
  • Customers will also have access to truck and trailer sharing, towing equipment, moving supplies and boxes, professional hitch installation and much more.
  • "We are excited to save our customers time and money by providing a clean, secure location where their possessions can be stored."
  • "Sebring is located in the center of Florida and is attracting new residents every day," Thompson added.

American Public University System Names Accomplished Ed Tech CEO Nuno Fernandes as its Fifth President

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:01pm

CHARLES TOWN, W. Va., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- American Public University System has selected Nuno Fernandes as its new president, effective September 1, 2022.Mr.

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  • CHARLES TOWN, W. Va., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- American Public University System has selected Nuno Fernandes as its new president, effective September 1, 2022.Mr.
  • Fernandes becomes APUS's fifth president at a time when opportunities for tremendous growth and innovation lie ahead for the University.
  • Mr. Fernandes is currently serving as President and CEO of Latin America's largest online program manager (OPM), Ilumno, which at its peak educated over 300,000 students annually.
  • American Public University System (APUS)delivers accessible and affordable online higher education to adult learners of all backgrounds.

Healthcare Management Solutions, LLC (HMS) Commemorates Its 20-Year Anniversary with $20,000 Total in Charitable Donations

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As Healthcare Management Solutions, LLC (HMS) turns 20 this year, the company has chosen to donate a total of $20,000 — $1,000 each — to 20 amazing charitable organizations that likewise help vulnerable populations who are in need. Thanks to these nonprofits, seniors, veterans, at-risk women and families, plus youth and adults facing homelessness and mental-health challenges — and even defenseless animals — have access to vital support and assistance.

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  • FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As Healthcare Management Solutions, LLC (HMS) turns 20 this year, the company has chosen to donate a total of $20,000 $1,000 each to 20 amazing charitable organizations that likewise help vulnerable populations who are in need.
  • "These charitable donations not only amplify the spirit of our work protecting vulnerable populations, they also help make our local communities safer, stronger, and healthier."
  • Health Access works to eliminate disparities for those who lack access to basic healthcare.
  • With no facility or paid staff, all funds go to veterinary care, food, and medications for the animals.

Peter Hoehn, Accomplished Pharmaceutical Executive, Joins Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) in Newly Created Executive Leadership Role

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Hoehn joins Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) as Executive Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Development, and Impact.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Hoehn joins Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) as Executive Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Development, and Impact.
  • In this newly created role, Hoehn will lead the External Affairs, Communications, and Development functions for New York-based non-profit CVB which is dedicated to advancing brain health.
  • Peter Hoehn is a proven healthcare business leader with 25+ years' experience in a variety of commercial and strategy roles, predominantly at Johnson & Johnson.
  • Peter started his career as a corporate lawyer and entered the pharmaceutical industry as an attorney for Bristol Myers Squibb.

The Nation’s Largest Bead and Jewelry Show Celebrates Its 20th Year

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:43pm

Interweave's Bead Fest has also added Getting Started" Workshops to introduce a new generation of artists to this craft.

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  • Interweave's Bead Fest has also added Getting Started" Workshops to introduce a new generation of artists to this craft.
  • Additionally, Jewelry TV will be broadcasting Jewel School live from our Best Fest stage this year on Friday and Saturday.
  • To celebrate 20 years in the community, Bead Fest has added a special gala reception on Friday, August 19, 2022, where we will reveal Interweave s Top 20 Luminaries in beading and jewelry, as well as this year's Bead Fest Bead Arts Awards winners.
  • The reception will also feature a 20-year retrospective on the beading and jewelry industry and Interweaves and Bead Fests' contributions.

Milberg Lauds PACT Act Passage, Announces Camp Lejeune Claims Team

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman ("Milberg") is pleased to announce that, with the passage of the PACT Act, victims exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune can start the process of obtaining justice.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman ("Milberg") is pleased to announce that, with the passage of the PACT Act, victims exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune can start the process of obtaining justice.
  • "For decades, justice delayed was justice denied for Camp Lejeune veterans poisoned by contaminated drinking water their government provided to them," said Marc Grossman, Senior Partner at Milberg.
  • Milberg's Camp Lejeune team also includes attorney Kristian Rasmussen , a former Navy JAG officer with experience working for the Department of Justice.
  • This is significant because all Camp Lejeune compensation claims must be properly submitted to the U.S. Navy Tort Claims Unit.