Boise, Idaho

US ECOLOGY ANNOUNCES CAPITAL PRESERVATION INITIATIVES

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 9:30pm

Reduces 2020 capital spending plan by $30 million, or 30%

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  • Reduces 2020 capital spending plan by $30 million, or 30%
    BOISE, Idaho, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS: ECOL) (US Ecology or the Company) today announced several capital preservation initiatives in response to current market volatility and economic uncertainty as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Company also intends to reduce its planned 2020 capital expenditures by approximately 30%, which is expected to save up to $30 million in cash.
  • To date, our core environmental services business has not been significantly impacted and is showing strong volumes and service revenue.
  • US Ecology, Inc. is a leading provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities.

PMR Gives Back launches COVID-19 relief fundraising campaign for Idaho Treasure Valley region

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:45am

PMR Gives Back is implementing the campaign across the region to help those who have lost their job, and children who are now out of school and lacking in resources.

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  • PMR Gives Back is implementing the campaign across the region to help those who have lost their job, and children who are now out of school and lacking in resources.
  • To do so, PMR Gives Back is organizing donation drives at the Premier Mortgage Resources Meridian headquarters, and its Twin Falls branch, benefiting the Idaho Foodbank .
  • PMR Gives Back also has set a goal of raising $10,000 on its community donation page: PMRLoans.com/GiveBack .
  • PMR Gives Back works diligently to provide support and deliver resources to underserved and at-risk populations across the Boise region.

Smile Direct Club to Produce Face Shields for Medical Personnel Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:21am

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center in Idaho will receive the first shipment of 1,000 shields.

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  • St. Luke's Boise Medical Center in Idaho will receive the first shipment of 1,000 shields.
  • SmileDirectClub has capacity to print up to 7,500 face shields per day and is accepting orders from healthcare organizations and governmental bodies across the U.S. and in Canada.
  • Although SmileDirectClubs teledentistry platform continues to operate and fulfill clear aligner and retainer orders, SmileDirectClub has shifted a significant portion of its 3D manufacturing capabilities to support this effort during this pandemic.
  • We will continue to test and find new ways to produce materials that will support the medical community in doing their job safely and effectively.

Ravenswood awarded ESGR's Above and Beyond Award for support of Guard and Reservists

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:35pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented the Above and Beyond Award to Ravenswood Solutions March 10th at Ravenswood's Boise operations center.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented the Above and Beyond Award to Ravenswood Solutions March 10th at Ravenswood's Boise operations center.
  • ESGR representatives in attendance thanked Ravenswood for its support of employed Guardsmen and Reservists in addition to Ravenswood's primary function of supplying government agencies with technology and support services for combat training.
  • "Ravenswood takes great pride in having Guardsman and Reservists on our team," said Ravenswood CEO Dan Donoghue.
  • Ravenswood leverages 25 years of experience in technology insertion, training support, and sustainment services.

SiteSeer Professional Expands Software Development Team

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 8:30pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SiteSeer Technologies, creator of SiteSeer Professional retail site selection and market intelligence software, is excited to welcome a new addition to the organization.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --SiteSeer Technologies, creator of SiteSeer Professional retail site selection and market intelligence software, is excited to welcome a new addition to the organization.
  • Holtrop will build and maintain SiteSeer Professional, which is slated to roll out its 3.0 release by summer 2020.
  • "We have some exciting advancements in the works for 2020," says Kessler, who is head of product on the software development team.
  • SiteSeer Technologies, LLC, provides a suite of software, professional services, consulting and support for site selection and market analysis.

Albertsons Companies Announces Appreciation Pay for Front Line Associates

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 10:14pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies today announced an Appreciation Pay program to allnon-union and union frontline associates.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies today announced an Appreciation Pay program to allnon-union and union frontline associates.
  • Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States.
  • Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.
  • In 2019 alone, along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, the company gave $225 million in food and financial support.

Albertsons Companies installing Plexiglas at checkstands to help protect customers and employees

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:06pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As an added precaution during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Albertsons Companies is installing Plexiglas in its checkout lanes as a protective barrier between customers and checkers.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As an added precaution during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Albertsons Companies is installing Plexiglas in its checkout lanes as a protective barrier between customers and checkers.
  • We are doing everything we can to provide a safe, secure, and comfortable shopping space for our valued customers.
  • Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States.
  • Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.

Albertsons Companies Promotes Evan Rainwater to EVP, Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 9:16pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies announced today that Evan Rainwater has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Supply Chain & Manufacturing.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies announced today that Evan Rainwater has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Supply Chain & Manufacturing.
  • Evan is relentlessly focused on creating and executing key strategies and tactics that create a lean operating culture, said Vivek Sankaran, President and CEO, Albertsons Companies.
  • His background in logistics and extensive experience with our manufacturing operations will be a key asset for our entire supply chain operation.
  • Prior to the merger with Albertsons, Rainwater had been directly responsible for Distribution and Manufacturing budgetary, quality and service expectations at Safeway.

Albertsons Companies sets aside dedicated hours for senior citizens, other at-risk populations

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 3:32pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the situation around Coronavirus continues to unfold, Albertsons Companies 2,200+ stores nationwide are setting aside dedicated shopping hours for senior citizens and other at-risk populations, such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, who have been advised to avoid leaving home as much as possible.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the situation around Coronavirus continues to unfold, Albertsons Companies 2,200+ stores nationwide are setting aside dedicated shopping hours for senior citizens and other at-risk populations, such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, who have been advised to avoid leaving home as much as possible.
  • We are asking our customers to respect these special hours for those who are most at risk in our communities.
  • We thank our customers in advance for their compassion and understanding toward their neighbors and friends, and in helping us maintain this temporary operations guideline.
  • Customers should check their store's hours if they're opening on a different schedule.

Caring Transitions of Treasure Valley Owners Jill and Albert Dickson Earn Caring Transitions' Franchise Owners of the Year Award

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 7:50pm

BOISE, Idaho, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Caring Transitions is pleased to announce that Jill and Albert, the local owners of Caring Transitions of Treasure Valley, have earned the company's Franchise Owners of the Year Award.

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  • BOISE, Idaho, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Caring Transitions is pleased to announce that Jill and Albert, the local owners of Caring Transitions of Treasure Valley, have earned the company's Franchise Owners of the Year Award.
  • "Jill and Albert Dickson embody what it means to be Franchise Owners of the year.
  • The Dicksons opened Caring Transitions of Treasure Valley in 2016 and, in addition to earning the Franchise Owners of the Year Award, the Dicksons made their way to the company's Million Dollar Club.
  • Caring Transitions of Treasure Valley is bonded and insured and all employees are CRT trained and background checked.