George Washington

The History of Vaccine Mandates in the US Military, States, and Public Schools Dates Back Over 200 Years, per the A-Mark Foundation

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:55pm

There is also coverage of opposition to vaccine mandates throughout history, and an informative chart showing the vaccine requirements and exemptions for K-12 public schools in all 50 states.

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  • There is also coverage of opposition to vaccine mandates throughout history, and an informative chart showing the vaccine requirements and exemptions for K-12 public schools in all 50 states.
  • We also found that all 50 states currently require vaccinations for viruses such as polio, measles, and rubella for students in K-12 public schools."
  • While all 50 states have had mandated vaccine requirements since 1980 or earlier, there are some exemptions allowed.
  • "We hope that our report will add to available information on vaccine mandates, which should allow people to make more informed decisions about this contentious issue."

Towngate North Set to Bring New Condominium Residences to Old Town North

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:30pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ideally located in the Old Town North neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, a new condominium project has broken ground and is set to deliver next Fall.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ideally located in the Old Town North neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, a new condominium project has broken ground and is set to deliver next Fall.
  • Brookfield Residential recently unveiled plans for Towngate North, a condominium community of 81 one-, two- and three-bedroom residences with pricing from the mid $400's to $1.6M.
  • Comprised of two condominium buildings, each residence will be outfitted with striking interiors and designer details.
  • Also nearby is King Street, a hallmark of Old Town Alexandria showcasing countless storefronts and eateries.

United States Mint 2021 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set Featuring American Eagle Coins Available on October 1

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 1:00am

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2021 Limited Edition Silver Proof SetAmerican Eagle Collection on October 1 at noon EDT.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2021 Limited Edition Silver Proof SetAmerican Eagle Collection on October 1 at noon EDT.
  • The 2021 United States Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof SetAmerican Eagle Collection is priced at $235.00.
  • Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873.
  • The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins.

Grant Thornton expands fraud and forensics capabilities with new hires Linda Miller and David Cappellina

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:15pm

Grant Thornton LLP is expanding its fraud and forensics services by hiring fraud mitigation veteran Linda Miller as a principal in the firms fraud and forensics practice.

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  • Grant Thornton LLP is expanding its fraud and forensics services by hiring fraud mitigation veteran Linda Miller as a principal in the firms fraud and forensics practice.
  • The firm has also hired David Cappellina as a fraud and forensics managing director.
  • Linda, David and John are bolstering our firms service offerings at the perfect time, said Brad Preber, CEO of Grant Thornton.
  • Grant Thornton refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL).

Daniela Drago Joins Aurion Biotech as Chief Regulatory Officer

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

Aurion Biotech , whose mission is to cure blindness by developing a differentiated platform of advanced therapies to treat ocular diseases, today announced it has appointed Daniela Drago, MS, PhD, RAC, as chief regulatory officer.

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  • Aurion Biotech , whose mission is to cure blindness by developing a differentiated platform of advanced therapies to treat ocular diseases, today announced it has appointed Daniela Drago, MS, PhD, RAC, as chief regulatory officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210810005233/en/
    Daniela Drago, Aurion Biotech Chief Regulatory Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    A natural-born leader, Daniela brings to Aurion Biotech both broad and deep insights - not only in ophthalmology, but also cell therapies, gene therapies and biologics, said Greg Kunst, chief executive officer of Aurion Biotech.
  • Dr. Drago joins Aurion Biotech from Biogen, where she led the regulatory team responsible for development products in the United States.
  • The Aurion Biotech team is preparing for clinical trials in the U.S. To learn more about Aurion Biotech, a division of CorneaGen Inc., visit www.aurionbiotech.com .

Washington Football Team Names Dave Baldwin as Chief Ticketing Officer

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Washington Football Team announced today that it will appoint Dave Baldwin as Chief Ticketing Officer.

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  • LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Washington Football Team announced today that it will appoint Dave Baldwin as Chief Ticketing Officer.
  • Dave will serve on Washington's executive leadership team and oversee all of Washington's ticketing functions, including Ticket Sales, Member Services, Group Sales and Ticket Operations.
  • A leader in his area of expertise, Dave is an important addition to the strong leadership team coming together in Washington.
  • "There is so much for Washington Football fans to be excited about in the year ahead," said Baldwin.

Washington Communities Preps for Virtual Celebration as Governor Inslee Proclaims Jan. 24-Jan. 30 "Washington School Choice Week"

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

Jay Inslee, Jan. 24-30 will officially be School Choice Week in Washington.

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  • Jay Inslee, Jan. 24-30 will officially be School Choice Week in Washington.
  • Around the country, National School Choice Week raises awareness about opportunity in K-12 education, encouraging families to celebrate and discuss their school options.
  • The proclamation marks the fourth time in the past five years that the Week has been proclaimed by Washington's governor.
  • Washington parents, schools, and other organizers have planned 322 virtual or socially-distanced activities to celebrate School Choice Week, such as social media contests, virtual school fairs, and at-home activities.

American Horticultural Society Now Receiving Offers for 27-Acre River Farm

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is pleased to announce that it has officially begun receiving offers from prospective buyers interested in purchasing the nonprofit's historic property in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is pleased to announce that it has officially begun receiving offers from prospective buyers interested in purchasing the nonprofit's historic property in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • The pristine 27-acre River Farm was placed on the market in late 2020, with AHS setting January 4, 2021, as the date it would begin to receive offers from interested parties.
  • River Farm is located on the banks of the Potomac River and was once part of George Washington's original farmlands.
  • The sale offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for a new steward to take ownership of River Farm.

InCadence Selected as a 2020 Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:00pm

MANASSAS, Va., April 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --InCadence Strategic Solutions Corporation (InCadence) is proud to announce it was chosen as a Best Place to Work in the Greater Washington Area by the Washington Business Journal for 2020.

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  • MANASSAS, Va., April 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --InCadence Strategic Solutions Corporation (InCadence) is proud to announce it was chosen as a Best Place to Work in the Greater Washington Area by the Washington Business Journal for 2020.
  • "InCadence is proud to be chosen by the Washington Business Journal as a 2020 Best Place to Work.
  • InCadence will be recognized at the Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work awards event on Thursday, August 20,2020, at the MGM National Harbor at 6:00 p.m. For a full list of companies to be recognized, please visit: Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work 2020 .
  • The company was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a Best Place to Work for 2019 and received the number one ranking for the 2018 list.

The Power of a Good Story: Conover Foundation Reminds Us of George Washington and the Cherry Tree Legend

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:38pm

Conover Foundation, Inc. has sponsored the creation of an historic roadside marker dedicated to George Washington, the virtues he brought to make the USA great, and his selfless service to our Nation.

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  • Conover Foundation, Inc. has sponsored the creation of an historic roadside marker dedicated to George Washington, the virtues he brought to make the USA great, and his selfless service to our Nation.
  • Parson Weems published the first edition of his most influential work, later known as The Life of Washington, in 1800.
  • Widely distributed across the United States, Weems's book shaped the heroic image of George Washington in the mind of the American public.
  • Conover Foundation works in three areas: 1)CELEBRATING the character of important Americans in history who demonstrated great empathy for others.