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Luminato Festival Toronto Debuts a Virtual Taste of Edward Burtynsky's New Public Art Piece

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:45pm

Free tickets now available for Encountering Edward Burtynsky's In the Wake of Progress: A Film by Bokeh Collective virtual premiere

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 15, 2021) - Luminato Festival Toronto - the city's international festival of arts and ideas is proud to present the virtual debut of Encountering Edward Burtynsky's In the Wake of Progress : A Film by Bokeh Collective.
  • His new public art piece, In the Wake of Progress is a powerful immersive presentation that weaves together photographs and film from throughout his career.
  • "We are honoured to be entrusted with this incredible project in partnership with Edward Burtynsky and Luminato Festival Toronto.
  • @thebokehcollective
    Luminato Festival Toronto is an international arts festival dedicated to performance, media and visual arts, and programming that cuts across traditional artform boundaries.

Veterans and Military Families to work with Great Expectations Program

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:15am

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Veterans and Military Families for Progress announces goal work withThe Great Expectations Program, a proven method to assist individuals to reintegrate into society, including veterans recently returning from active duty or recently-released inmates.It consists of several modules that address different aspects of the reintegration process.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Veterans and Military Families for Progress announces goal work withThe Great Expectations Program, a proven method to assist individuals to reintegrate into society, including veterans recently returning from active duty or recently-released inmates.It consists of several modules that address different aspects of the reintegration process.
  • Spanning over five decades, the Great Expectations program has helped over 28,000 individuals reintegrate into civilian life.The vast majority of these individuals are veterans, but the program has also has proven successful with recently-released inmates and people in recovery.The results demonstrate dramatic decreases in hospitalizations, suicides, recidivism and absenteeism to name a few of the program's positive outcomes.
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Randstad USA and Metro Atlanta Chamber to Host 'CEO STEM Allies' Event to Address Lack of STEM Skilled Candidates in the Workforce

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --While the demand for STEM talent has increased rapidly over the last 30 years, the number of skilled STEM candidates available in the workforce has not.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --While the demand for STEM talent has increased rapidly over the last 30 years, the number of skilled STEM candidates available in the workforce has not.
  • As part of their commitment to closing the STEM diversity gap, Randstad USA and Metro Atlanta Chamber will bring together top business leaders for a "CEO STEM Allies" panel discussion.
  • "As the demand for STEM talent grows, businesses have a vested interest in increasing opportunities for STEM-related on-the-job learning, training and education.
  • Randstad North America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad N.V., a 23.7 billion global provider of flexible work and human resources services.

DH2 Chauffeured Transportation Announces New Headquarters at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:49pm

The client-focused transportation services company focuses on airline flight crew shuttles, private airport transportation, group events, senior and construction mobility, and more.

Key Points: 
  • The client-focused transportation services company focuses on airline flight crew shuttles, private airport transportation, group events, senior and construction mobility, and more.
  • DH2's new headquarters within the airport will enable further company growth and raise awareness among prospective customers traveling through JFK.
  • DH2 Chauffeured Transportation is a M/WBE-certified company offering luxury ground transportation services for airport transfers, corporate travel, shuttle service, and large group events.
  • A family-owned business based at JFK International Airport, DH2 has served the New York Metro Area since 1995 under the leadership of CEO Nancy Vargas and COO Mike Vargas.

Los Angeles Unified School District Extends Partnership with IXL Learning to Spur Academic Achievement

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:05pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , the personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students, today announced a renewal agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Key Points: 
  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , the personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students, today announced a renewal agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
  • Through this partnership, the second-largest K-12 district in the United States will continue using IXL's award-winning platform to supplement math and English language arts (ELA) instruction.
  • LAUSD's mission is to ensure academic excellence by providing high-quality schools and innovative learning opportunities for all students.
  • With over 1,100 schools spanning more than 30 municipalities, the district is the largest public school system in California.

Activists Launch new PAC, Rally4Progress

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:13pm

HENDERSON, Nev., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Democratic Activists, Samantha Crunkilton & Pamela Schiele have launched a new Political Action Committee.

Key Points: 
  • HENDERSON, Nev., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Democratic Activists, Samantha Crunkilton & Pamela Schiele have launched a new Political Action Committee.
  • Rally4Progress raises awareness for Democratic candidates running to unseat the members of Congress who voted against certifying legal votes in the 2020 Presidential election- ultimately inciting the deadly insurrection on January 6th, 2021.
  • said Pamela Schiele, Co-Founder at Rally4Progress.
  • Rally4Progress hosted congressional candidates & activists from 10 different states at its virtual launch event, Panel for Progress on October 6th, 2021.

Miko 3 Brings Genuine Friendship, Advanced Artificial Intelligence To Young Learners Worldwide

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 5:31pm

Miko 3 is the latest innovation from Miko, the global technology company eponymous with the playful little robot that's been capturing kids' hearts since 2017.

Key Points: 
  • Miko 3 is the latest innovation from Miko, the global technology company eponymous with the playful little robot that's been capturing kids' hearts since 2017.
  • "I'm proud of how we've pushed the envelope of interaction with technology to positively impact young learners around the world."
  • Founded in 2015, Miko is an advanced consumer robotics innovation lab passionate about bringing the best of technology to young learners everywhere.
  • Home to the world's leading educators, engineers, psychologists and content developers, Miko takes learning to a whole new level through state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, robotics and IoT.

Tom Tailor Builds Ecommerce Experience with Progress That Outearns Brick-and-Mortar by 10%

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS), the leading provider of products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact applications, today announced that the German lifestyle fashion brand Tom Tailor selected the Progress® Sitefinity® Digital Experience Platform (DXP) to supplement its physical brick-and-mortar experience digitally, due to COVID-19. With Progress Sitefinity platform, the brand created engaging multi-region digital experiences for its clients and aligned content and commerce to engage and convert customers online.

Key Points: 
  • The platform Tom Tailor had been using to manage its digital presence wasnt suited for ecommerce, and its team was entirely dependent on the implementing agency in order to make updates.
  • Tom Tailor chose to work with Vareo, a Slovenia-based marketing technology agency, to catapult its ecommerce journey.
  • Vareo proposed a full-scale migration of the Tom Tailor SEE site to Progress Sitefinity platform which made managing content seamless.
  • With this approach, Tom Tailor has managed the entire ecommerce experience from one platform while minimizing IT overhead costs.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Announces the 2021 Go Blue Awards Finalists and Eleanor Fletcher Lifetime-Achievement Winner

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:56pm

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --It was a celebration of conservation as Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) kicked-off the 13th Annual Go Blue Awards.

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  • JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --It was a celebration of conservation as Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) kicked-off the 13th Annual Go Blue Awards.
  • It's such a joy to be a part of this event, and share the hope and solutions these Go Blue finalists have provided."
  • The Center's Go Blue Awards ceremony is recognized as Florida's premier ocean conservation awards event and is judged by an independent panel of globally renowned conservation experts.
  • The finalists for the six category awards include:
    The Eleanor Fletcher Award, named for the founder of Loggerhead Marinelife Center, recognizes an individual who has exemplified a lifelong, extraordinary commitment to marine conservation through their work or volunteer activities.

Progress and Proginov Expand 25+ Year Partnership to Help Customers Accelerate Business Growth

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS), the leading provider of products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact applications, today announced that it has expanded its long-term partnership with Proginov, a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) and cloud hosting provider in France. As part of the partnership, Proginov is leveraging Progress® OpenEdge® Relational Database Management (RDBMS) and Progress® Telerik®, the leading UI component library, in its own technologies to provide its customers with effective data management and protection and state-of-the-art user experience.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the partnership, Proginov is leveraging Progress OpenEdge Relational Database Management (RDBMS) and Progress Telerik , the leading UI component library, in its own technologies to provide its customers with effective data management and protection and state-of-the-art user experience.
  • Leveraging OpenEdge RDBMS Advanced Enterprise Edition and Progress Telerik helps us offer better solutions that empower our customers to accelerate their business growth.
  • Over 1,700 independent software vendors, 100,000+ enterprise customers, and a three-million-strong developer community rely on Progress to power their applications.
  • Progress, OpenEdge and Telerik are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress Software Corporation and/or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the US and other countries.