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Vanderkaay Brothers Join Ownership Group Opening Big Blue Swim School Franchises in Metro Detroit

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

DETROIT, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Peter Vanderkaay, and his brother, NCAA champion swimmer, Alex Vanderkaay, are partnering with an ownership group set to open four Big Blue Swim School franchise locations across metro Detroit.

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  • DETROIT, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Peter Vanderkaay, and his brother, NCAA champion swimmer, Alex Vanderkaay, are partnering with an ownership group set to open four Big Blue Swim School franchise locations across metro Detroit.
  • We are excited about the opportunity to develop the next generation of young swimmers in our hometown of Detroit through our partnership with Big Blue Swim School."
  • This Michigan-based team of swimming stars joins a growing roster of national swimming athletes involved with Big Blue Swim School.
  • "As one of the nation's fastest growing swim school franchises, Big Blue offers a great experience for families.

Simply, Inc. Announces the Opening of its New Simply Mac Store in Wilmington, North Carolina

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Simply Mac also offers customer financing and extended warranty coverage on all Apple products.

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  • Simply Mac also offers customer financing and extended warranty coverage on all Apple products.
  • Wilmington is also home to the University of North Carolina Wilmington, a public research university with approximately 18,000 students located about 10 minutes from our new store.
  • We are excited to grow our presence in the North Carolina/ South Carolina market.
  • This is our second store in North Carolina, and we have plans for three additional stores in the Carolinas in the near future."

California Family Physicians Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts for Health Care Workforce

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) supports the efforts by Governor Newsom to require vaccination of state workers and health care workers across the state.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) supports the efforts by Governor Newsom to require vaccination of state workers and health care workers across the state.
  • CAFP supports universal vaccination and the concept of mandatory vaccination in a health care setting.
  • About the California Academy of Family Physicians:With more than 10,000 members, including active practicing family physicians, residents in family medicine, and medical students interested in the specialty, CAFP is the largest primary care medical society in California.
  • She did her medical residency in Family Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles and completed a fellowship in Primary Care Psychiatry at the University of California Irvine.

Employers Struggling to Find the Skills to Accelerate Agility

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Firms are searching for new team members with the skills to help them accelerate agility and meet the challenges of a changing world.

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  • Firms are searching for new team members with the skills to help them accelerate agility and meet the challenges of a changing world.
  • But they are struggling to find recruits with the right skills to fill job vacancies.
  • The new Questionmark report, Skills, Culture, Vocation: Finding the Right Recruits encourages employers to improve their recruitment decisions by:
    Checking the skills of job candidates assessments give real information about a candidates current skills base.
  • John Kleeman, Founder of Questionmark, said: To accelerate their agility and thrive in a changing business environment, employers are seeking more skills than ever before.

Blackstone LaunchPad To Expand To Nine Colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY)

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:30pm

Blackstone LaunchPad today announced that it has expanded access to its student venture and entrepreneurial skill-building program to students at nine City University of New York (CUNY) colleges across all five New York City boroughs.

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  • Blackstone LaunchPad today announced that it has expanded access to its student venture and entrepreneurial skill-building program to students at nine City University of New York (CUNY) colleges across all five New York City boroughs.
  • The CUNY partnership is part of the Blackstone Charitable Foundations $40 million commitment to expand Blackstone LaunchPad to higher-ed institutions that have a majority diverse population or are serving under-resourced communities.
  • The City University of New York is the nations largest urban public university, a transformative engine of social mobility that is a critical component of the lifeblood of New York City.
  • The Universitys historic mission continues to this day: provide a first-rate public education to all students, regardless of means or background.

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and Jim Thorpe Association Are Proud to Reveal the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award 2021 Preseason Watch List

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:01pm

Other recognized National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) awards announced include the Bednarik Award, Maxwell Award, Mackey Award, Rimington Trophy, Lou Groza Award, Ray Guy Award, Bronko Nagurski Award, Outland Trophy, Butkus Award, Lombardi Award, Biletnikoff Award, Davey OBrien Award, Doak Walker Award and Walter Camp Award.

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  • Other recognized National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) awards announced include the Bednarik Award, Maxwell Award, Mackey Award, Rimington Trophy, Lou Groza Award, Ray Guy Award, Bronko Nagurski Award, Outland Trophy, Butkus Award, Lombardi Award, Biletnikoff Award, Davey OBrien Award, Doak Walker Award and Walter Camp Award.
  • The official presentation of the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award takes place in Oklahoma City, following ESPN's live presentation at The Home Depot College Football Awards Show.
  • Over 600 supporters attend the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Banquet each year, including many celebrities and dignitaries.
  • For more information on the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award and past award recipients, please visit the link below.

Amerigroup Establishes $100,000 Rural Health Scholarship for University of Mississippi Students Pursuing Nursing Degrees

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

A $100,000 donation from Amerigroup to the University of Mississippi Foundation has established a new scholarship fund to support University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) students who are pursuing nurse practitioner degrees with a focus in family medicine or psychiatric/mental health.

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  • A $100,000 donation from Amerigroup to the University of Mississippi Foundation has established a new scholarship fund to support University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) students who are pursuing nurse practitioner degrees with a focus in family medicine or psychiatric/mental health.
  • Students who are eligible to receive an Amerigroup Mississippi Rural Nursing Scholarship are native Mississippians who can commit to practicing in rural communities for a minimum of two years after graduation.
  • Amerigroup has also launched Amerigroup Rural Health Scholarships for students at Jackson State University and Alcorn State University.
  • For more information about the Amerigroup Mississippi Rural Nursing Scholarship, or to learn more about contributing to and supporting the University of Mississippi Medical Center, contact Meredith Aldridge at mmaldridge@umc.edu or 601-815-7269.

Fullstack Academy and University of New Mexico Continuing Education Partner to Enhance Access to Tech Education

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Fullstack Academy, a national tech education provider, today announced it has partnered with University of New Mexico (UNM) Continuing Education to offer immersive learning programs that will prepare learners for well-paying, in-demand jobs in just 26 weeks.

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  • Fullstack Academy, a national tech education provider, today announced it has partnered with University of New Mexico (UNM) Continuing Education to offer immersive learning programs that will prepare learners for well-paying, in-demand jobs in just 26 weeks.
  • Through our partnership with UNM Continuing Education, individuals, no matter their professional background, can quickly pursue a career in tech.
  • Fullstack Academy is a national tech education provider based in New York City.
  • The Zovio network, including Fullstack Academy and TutorMe, leverages its core strengths to solve priority market needs through education technology services.

Comerica Bank Names Bob Buchanan Senior Vice President, National Practice Leader - Business Transition Planning

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:05pm

DALLAS, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Bank announced that Bob Buchanan has been named Senior Vice President and National Practice Leader Business Transition Planning.

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  • DALLAS, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Bank announced that Bob Buchanan has been named Senior Vice President and National Practice Leader Business Transition Planning.
  • Buchanan joined Comerica on July 12, 2021, and reports to Lisa Featherngill, National Director of Wealth Planning.
  • "Bob has extensive experience in advising high net worth clients and business owners on business valuation, transaction structure and financing, transition planning, and many other issues facing business owners today."
  • A veteran of the financial services industry with more than 20 years of experience, Buchanan joins Comerica Wealth Management after serving as the Managing Director and National Practice Leader for Business Transition Planning team at Wells Fargo since 2019, and as Senior Vice President and Business Transition Strategist from 2017 to 2019.