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The Navy SEAL Foundation Announces $10 Million Leadership Gift from Philanthropist Ken Griffin

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00am

Robin King, CEO of the Foundation shared, "Mr. Griffin is an extraordinary individual and an indispensable part of our team.

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  • Robin King, CEO of the Foundation shared, "Mr. Griffin is an extraordinary individual and an indispensable part of our team.
  • On behalf of all of those we support, I thank Mr. Griffin for his leadership and incredible impact through the Navy SEAL Foundation."
  • Mr. Griffin's leadership gift has already inspired several other executives and leaders of industry to make their own multi-year pledges of support to the Navy SEAL Foundation.
  • "As long as they are called upon to do this work, the Navy SEAL Foundation will stand with them.

Hand of Hope - A Charitable Project Harnesses the Power of Communal Song to Raise Funds to Combat COVID-19

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 7:01am

The three verses of Hand of Hope are set to Gustav Holst's stirring melody'Thaxted' and acknowledge the unexpected challenge that the coronavirus issued.

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  • The three verses of Hand of Hope are set to Gustav Holst's stirring melody'Thaxted' and acknowledge the unexpected challenge that the coronavirus issued.
  • This reflective interlude is sung a capellain a section composed by Nigel Short, the founder and artistic director of world-renowned choir Tenebrae.
  • Tenebraeand Vuvu Mpofu will re-record the anthem professionally when government guidelines allow, after which, Hand of Hope will be released as a track for download.
  • Hand of Hopeaims to unite communities in a harmonious mark of respect and to serve as a reminder for generations to come.

Hand of Hope - A Charitable Project Harnesses the Power of Communal Song to Raise Funds to Combat COVID-19

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 6:59am

The three verses of Hand of Hope are set to Gustav Holst's stirring melody'Thaxted' and acknowledge the unexpected challenge that the coronavirus issued.

Key Points: 
  • The three verses of Hand of Hope are set to Gustav Holst's stirring melody'Thaxted' and acknowledge the unexpected challenge that the coronavirus issued.
  • This reflective interlude is sung a capellain a section composed by Nigel Short, the founder and artistic director of world-renowned choir Tenebrae.
  • Tenebraeand Vuvu Mpofu will re-record the anthem professionally when government guidelines allow, after which, Hand of Hope will be released as a track for download.
  • Hand of Hopeaims to unite communities in a harmonious mark of respect and to serve as a reminder for generations to come.

PJ Harvey Entire Back Catalog Reissued On Vinyl

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --UMe/Island and Beggars today announce a comprehensive reissue campaign which will see PJ Harvey's entire back catalog - plus her two albums in collaboration with John Parish - released on vinyl over the next 12 months.

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  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --UMe/Island and Beggars today announce a comprehensive reissue campaign which will see PJ Harvey's entire back catalog - plus her two albums in collaboration with John Parish - released on vinyl over the next 12 months.
  • For the first time, each of PJ Harvey's album demos will be available as a stand-alone album on digital and vinyl.
  • The first release is DRY, Harvey's seminal debut album back in print on vinyl for the first time in 20 years with the Beggars Archive/Too Pure Records reissue on July 24.
  • DRY saw PJ Harvey burst onto the global stage to begin her unique path. "

NY Times Best Selling Author and Former Navy SEAL, Jack Carr, Discusses Resiliency, Lessons Learned as a Navy SEAL and His Book, Savage Son, with SEAL Family Foundation.

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

The SEAL Family Foundation Town Hall Live will offer a live discussion with Carr, exploring this prolific author who shares his Navy experiences via these popular novels.

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  • The SEAL Family Foundation Town Hall Live will offer a live discussion with Carr, exploring this prolific author who shares his Navy experiences via these popular novels.
  • The session will be hosted by former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson, Founder and CEO of TakingPoint Leadership, and bestselling author of TakingPoint.
  • The SEAL Family Foundation recently hosted its inaugural town Town Hall with Retired USMC General James Mattis, the 26th US Secretary of Defense.
  • Founded in 2008, The SEAL Family Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization focused on delivering specialized programs in direct support of Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families.

Skullcandy Named A 2020 US Best Managed Company

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 6:27pm

PARK CITY, Utah, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Skullcandy Inc ., the original lifestyle audio brand, has been honored with inclusion in the annual list of US Best Managed Companies in 2020.

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  • PARK CITY, Utah, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Skullcandy Inc ., the original lifestyle audio brand, has been honored with inclusion in the annual list of US Best Managed Companies in 2020.
  • In 2019 Skullcandy was also named as one of Outside Magazine's "Best Places to Work."
  • "We're proud to be named a US Best Managed Company as it recognizes the great execution by our global team to evolve our successful business," says Jason Hodell, Chief Executive Officer of Skullcandy.
  • The company's website can be found at https://www.skullcandy.com
    The Best Managed Companies program is a mark of excellence for private companies.

Eurythmics' and Songland's Dave Stewart Awards Trackd Artist $6,000 and Recording Deal

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

LONDON, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Award winning singer, songwriter, producer and Eurythmics co-founder, Dave Stewart , announced the winner of the Trackd songwriting competition for artists in quarantine.

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  • LONDON, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Award winning singer, songwriter, producer and Eurythmics co-founder, Dave Stewart , announced the winner of the Trackd songwriting competition for artists in quarantine.
  • There was joy for Welsh artist Otto who claimed the $6,000 prize and will see his collaboration with Dave Stewart released on Stewart's brand new Bay Street Records label.
  • Otto's take on Dave Stewart's song idea came out ahead of a wide selection of high calibre entries.
  • The competition, brainchild of Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, co-founder and executive producer of hit NBC TV show "Songland," saw artists release their collaboration on music creation and sharing platform Trackd.

Online Automotive Retailer Vroom Announces $450 Million Floorplan Commitment from Ally Financial

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:00pm

Vroom ( www.vroom.com ), an innovative ecommerce platform that offers a better way to buy and a better way to sell used vehicles, today announced a $450 million inventory financing relationship with Ally Financial , a leading digital financial services company.

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  • Vroom ( www.vroom.com ), an innovative ecommerce platform that offers a better way to buy and a better way to sell used vehicles, today announced a $450 million inventory financing relationship with Ally Financial , a leading digital financial services company.
  • Ally has provided floor plan financing to Vroom since 2016.
  • The new agreement, finalized earlier this month, doubles the total amount of available credit and is Allys first fully committed facility to Vroom.
  • Since 2013, Vroom has been offering thousands of low-mileage, reconditioned vehicles with delivery directly to consumers through its ecommerce platform.

Navy SEAL Foundation's 2020 New York City Benefit Raises over $11 million in support of SEALs and their families

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 8:00pm

NEW YORK, March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Last Thursday, dedicated patriots and supporters gathered at the New York Marriott Marquis for the Navy SEAL Foundation's New York City Benefit Dinner, a cornerstone of the organization's fundraising efforts.

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  • NEW YORK, March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Last Thursday, dedicated patriots and supporters gathered at the New York Marriott Marquis for the Navy SEAL Foundation's New York City Benefit Dinner, a cornerstone of the organization's fundraising efforts.
  • The Navy SEAL Foundation was pleased to recognize Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. and its Executive Chairman and Founder, Joel S. Marcus, as the 2020 Navy SEAL Foundation Patriot Award Recipients.
  • Medal of Honor recipient and retired U.S. Navy Master Chief Special Warfare Operator, Britt Slabinski presented the award to Mr. Marcus at Thursday's event.
  • The 2021 Navy SEAL Foundation New York City Benefit Dinner is scheduled for March 4, 2021.

Ari Greenman, Angie LeMar and Mike Shean Named Partners at Lenox Advisors

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 2:20pm

NEW YORK, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Lenox Advisors, Inc., an NFP company, today announced that three of its senior members, Ari Greenman, Angie LeMar and Mike Shean, have been promoted to Partner.

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  • NEW YORK, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Lenox Advisors, Inc., an NFP company, today announced that three of its senior members, Ari Greenman, Angie LeMar and Mike Shean, have been promoted to Partner.
  • They have consistently delivered outstanding results for our clients and demonstrated distinctive skills, tremendous teamwork, strong leadership, and proven business acumen.
  • I look forward to their continued growth and future with us," said Michael Book, Managing Partner of Lenox Advisors.
  • Ari Greenman who joined Lenox Advisors in 2007, continually portrays an unwavering commitment to achieving the financial and wealth planning goals and objectives for his clients.