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DGAP-News: COMCAST'S INTERNET ESSENTIALS PROGRAM AND SERJOBS ANNOUNCE TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING PARTNERSHIP AND $30,000 DONATION

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 3:17pm

The grant and donation are part of a new partnership to fund technical skills training and readiness certifications for clients of SERJobs.

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  • The grant and donation are part of a new partnership to fund technical skills training and readiness certifications for clients of SERJobs.
  • This program will offer digital skills training opportunities, including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and professional development.
  • 'SERJobs is excited to celebrate 10 years of Comcast's Internet Essentials program,' said Sheroo Mukhtiar, CEO, SERJobs.
  • We are grateful to Comcast for their ongoing partnership and support of SERJobs' and our members.'

Wood Partners Delivers First New Apartment Community in the City of Winter Garden in Over 20 Years

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 2:06pm

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Partners, a national leader in multifamily real estate development, celebrates the grand opening of its newest luxury property, Alta Winter Garden.

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  • WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Partners, a national leader in multifamily real estate development, celebrates the grand opening of its newest luxury property, Alta Winter Garden.
  • Alta Winter Garden is the first new apartment community to open in the City of Winter Garden in over two decades, aligning with the City's development of the "Gateway Overlay District," which serves as a vibrant, walkable "front door" into historic downtown Winter Garden.
  • The community is situated along East Plant Street, providing residents with direct access to the downtown area and its idyllic brick-lined streets.
  • "Wood Partners is honored to be a part of the distinctive and vibrant Winter Garden community," said Bryan Borland, Managing Director for Wood Partners.

Comcast and The Walt Disney Company Announce Content Carriage Agreement

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:30pm

Comcast and The Walt Disney Company announced today the companies have renewed their content carriage agreement and will continue to make Disneys robust lineup of sports, news, kids, family and general entertainment programming available to Xfinity TV customers.

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  • Comcast and The Walt Disney Company announced today the companies have renewed their content carriage agreement and will continue to make Disneys robust lineup of sports, news, kids, family and general entertainment programming available to Xfinity TV customers.
  • Earlier this year, Comcast launched Disney+ and ESPN+ to Xfinity customers and those services continue to be available.
  • Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter.
  • The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes Disney Parks, Experiences and Products; Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution; and three content groupsStudios, General Entertainment and Sportsfocused on developing and producing content for DTC, theatrical and linear platforms.

Introducing Peoplez.io: Fan Engagement like You've Never Seen It - IDO Kicking off 29 Nov

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 7:43pm

Peoplez has announced its IDO on 29th November, alongside onboarding three influential advisors for its fan engagement platform

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  • Besides engagement, Peoplez also makes it easy for users to identify VIP talent and invest in and benefit from their creative skills.
  • Central to the Peoplez fan engagement platform will be the LEZ token on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC).
  • Peoplez IDO - November 29, 2021
    On November 29, 2021, the Peoplez platform will conduct their IDO and distribute 540,000 LEZ tokens to investors.
  • For retail investors, the IDO on November 29 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a new way of fan engagement, and the opportunity to earn profits like never before.

ALCS: UK's Emerging Filmmakers Shortlisted for Film the House Competition

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 6:05pm

LONDON, Nov. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Film the House is delighted to announce the latest homegrown talent when it comes to up-and-coming filmmakers and scriptwriters. Run in collaboration with parliament, the annual film and scriptwriting competition for UK-based student and independent filmmakers is a fun and innovative way of highlighting the importance of intellectual property rights among creators, legislators and the general public.

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  • Prizes for the winners include:
    All shortlisted entrants will be invited to the Film the House Winners' Ceremony at the House of Commons on 18 January 2021 where Helen Lederer, writer, comedian and actor, will compre the ceremony.
  • The Film the House competition enjoys widespread industry support and is proudly sponsored by ALCS, The Walt Disney Company, ViacomCBS, The Motion Picture Association, Directors UK, Netflix, Prime Video, and WarnerMedia.
  • ALCS is a not-for-profit organisation started by writers for the benefit of all types of writers.
  • It is designed to support authors and their creativity, ensure they receive fair payment and see their rights are respected.

DGAP-News: 100 Small Businesses Owned by People of Color in Oakland Awarded a $10,000 Grant from Comcast RISE Totaling $1 Million

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 5:07pm

Comcast today announced it will award $1 million in total grants as well as technology and marketing resources to 100 Oakland small businesses owned by people of color.

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  • Comcast today announced it will award $1 million in total grants as well as technology and marketing resources to 100 Oakland small businesses owned by people of color.
  • To further build on the program's success and provide support to even more small businesses, Comcast also announced today a major expansion to eligibility, enabling all women-owned small businesses nationwide to apply.
  • Comcast RISE and the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, initially launched as a response to help small businesses owners of color hardest hit by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, continue to focus on uplifting small businesses, ensuring they continue to prosper in an ever-shifting post-pandemic economy.
  • 'The $10,000 grant from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund is giving me peace of mind.

Stage 32 Founder & CEO Richard Botto Joins Fast Company Executive Board

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

Founded in 2021, the Fast Company Executive Board is a private, vetted professional organization that gives its members a unique, industry-leading peer group.

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  • Founded in 2021, the Fast Company Executive Board is a private, vetted professional organization that gives its members a unique, industry-leading peer group.
  • "I am honored to be appointed to the Fast Company Executive Board," said RB.
  • "We are pleased to accept Richard Botto into the Fast Company Executive Board," said Scott Gerber, founder of the Fast Company Executive Board, "When leaders gather in curated, private settings, they can collaborate and create new business opportunities across a broad range of industries.
  • As a Fast Company Executive Board member, Botto will be empowered to share his insights and perspectives across a number of Fast Company platforms.

DGAP-News: 100 Houstonians in Harris and Ft. Bend Counties Awarded a Total of $1 Million Through Comcast RISE, National Initiative to Support Small Business Owners

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 4:07pm

100 Houstonians in Harris and Ft. Bend Counties Awarded a Total of $1 Million Through Comcast RISE, National Initiative to Support Small Business Owners

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  • 100 Houstonians in Harris and Ft. Bend Counties Awarded a Total of $1 Million Through Comcast RISE, National Initiative to Support Small Business Owners
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  • The recipients are among nearly 6,700 entrepreneurs nationwide who have been selected through the Comcast RISE program, which provides marketing, technology, and capital support to small business owners.
  • 'We are proud of all of our small businesses, the impact they have in Fort Bend County is invaluable.
  • 'The Comcast Rise Investment Fund Grant provides these business owners with the critical financial lifeline and the resources needed so they can sustain and grow their businesses.'

DGAP-News: 100 SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN KING AND PIERCE COUNTIES AWARDED A TOTAL OF $1 MILLION THROUGH COMCAST RISE

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 3:12pm

Comcast today announced it will award $1 million in total grants as well as technology and marketing resources to more than 100 small businesses owned by people of color in King and Pierce Counties.

Key Points: 
  • Comcast today announced it will award $1 million in total grants as well as technology and marketing resources to more than 100 small businesses owned by people of color in King and Pierce Counties.
  • The recipients are among nearly 6,700 entrepreneurs nationwide who have been selected through the Comcast RISE program, which provides marketing, technology, and capital support to small business owners.
  • With today's announcement, 100 selected businesses in King and Pierce Counties will each receive a $10,000 grant.
  • A complete list of the 100 Comcast RISE grant recipients in King and Pierce Counties is available at: https://washington.comcast.com/ .

DGAP-News: 100 TWIN CITIES BUSINESSES AWARDED A TOTAL OF $1 MILLION THROUGH COMCAST RISE, NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:20pm

'Looking forward, this expansion will enable Comcast RISE to further empower and strengthen even more small businesses that are the heart of our local communities across the country.'

Key Points: 
  • 'Looking forward, this expansion will enable Comcast RISE to further empower and strengthen even more small businesses that are the heart of our local communities across the country.'
  • By the end of 2022, 13,000 businesses across the country are expected to benefit from the Comcast RISE initiative, either through the grant program or from the resources provided through Effectv and Comcast Business.
  • In addition to the financial and business support services provided, a key part of the program is ensuring the long-term sustainability of businesses.
  • The program will continue to be open to racially and ethnically diverse small business owners and the expanded Comcast RISE eligibility to all women-owned businesses will be effective on January 16, 2022.