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The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter Hosts Inaugural “CEO Soak” on June 10 in Downtown Boston

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:45pm

b'NORWOOD, Mass., May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter is encouraging local leadership to get soaked for a great cause.

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  • b'NORWOOD, Mass., May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter is encouraging local leadership to get soaked for a great cause.
  • On Thursday, June 10, the organization will host its first-ever CEO Soak at Rings Fountain on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in downtown Boston, with an option to soak remotely at the office or home.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAlthough the namesake event notes C-level executives, all businesses \xe2\x80\x93 especially small businesses who serve as the backbone of our communities \xe2\x80\x93 are welcome to participate.
  • We are the only ALS organization with central focuses on all three major pillars of care services, research and advocacy for local families living with ALS, which aligns with our local chapter slogan: "Providing care today.

Columbia Bank Provides $75,000 To Three Northwest Affordable Housing Organizations During Warm Homes Grant Campaign

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'TACOMA, Wash., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Bank today announced that, through its annual Warm Homes grant campaign, it is providing three one-time grants for $25,000 each to organizations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington that are working toward affordable housing solutions.\nTo date, Columbia has provided more than $300,000 through the Warm Homes campaign.

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  • b'TACOMA, Wash., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Bank today announced that, through its annual Warm Homes grant campaign, it is providing three one-time grants for $25,000 each to organizations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington that are working toward affordable housing solutions.\nTo date, Columbia has provided more than $300,000 through the Warm Homes campaign.
  • "\nColumbia\'sWarm Homes provides funding for transitional or permanent affordable housing solutions.
  • "With this funding from Columbia Bank, Jesse Tree will be able to help more of our neighbors keep their homes.
  • "\nHeadquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB) is the holding company of Columbia Bank, a Washington state-chartered full-service commercial bank with locations throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Smithsonian Science Education Center, With Support of the World Health Organization, Launches New Vaccine Guide for Youth

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 7:45pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Smithsonian Science for Global Goals ,the Smithsonian Science Education Center, in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the InterAcademy Partnershipa partnership of 140 national academies of science, engineering and medicinehas developed "Vaccines!

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Smithsonian Science for Global Goals ,the Smithsonian Science Education Center, in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the InterAcademy Partnershipa partnership of 140 national academies of science, engineering and medicinehas developed "Vaccines!
  • "The Smithsonian Science for Global Goals project uses an innovative methodology where children and youth learn by doing and have to discover the answers themselves.
  • "\nThe Smithsonian Science Education Center will host a webinaronMay 13 to support educators\' use of this content.
  • To learn more and register for thiswebinarvisit: https://ssec.si.edu/event/vaccines .\nThe Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) is transforming K-12 Education Through Science in collaboration with communities across the globe.

Capital Impact Partners Awarded $1 million to Manage the Newly Created Nourish D.C. Fund by Mayor Muriel Bowser

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:57pm

b'ARLINGTON, Va., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser awarded Capital Impact Partners $1 million to manage the newly announced Nourish D.C. Fund.

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  • b'ARLINGTON, Va., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser awarded Capital Impact Partners $1 million to manage the newly announced Nourish D.C. Fund.
  • "\nThrough the Nourish D.C. Fund, Capital Impact will work with a coordinated collaborative of technical assistance providers and lenders with deep roots in the District to support an equitable D.C. food system.
  • Our leadership in delivering financial and social impact has resulted in Capital Impact being rated by S&P Global and recognized by Aeris for our performance.
  • Headquartered in Arlington, VA, Capital Impact Partners operates nationally, with local offices in Austin, TX; Detroit, MI; New York, NY; and Oakland, CA.

National Veterans Network Announces #IAmAmerican Social Media Campaign

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 2:01pm

Their courage and sacrifices led them to become one of the most highly decorated military unit for their size and length of service.

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  • Their courage and sacrifices led them to become one of the most highly decorated military unit for their size and length of service.
  • "They were American World War II soldiers of Japanese ancestry, and it is so important and extremely relevant today to share their narratives.
  • In 2012, the organization partnered with the National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service for a seven-city tour to promote recognition of the Japanese American experience.
  • In 2020, the NVN in collaboration with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, developed elementary and middle school curriculum.

Former Commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Joins Deep Water Point

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 6:35pm

"We are pleased that he joined Deep Water Point along with other members of our Defense team," he said.\nDeep Water Point is a Federal Management Consulting firm located within the Washington, D.C. National Capital Region.

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  • "We are pleased that he joined Deep Water Point along with other members of our Defense team," he said.\nDeep Water Point is a Federal Management Consulting firm located within the Washington, D.C. National Capital Region.
  • Its consulting team consists of over 300 executive level subject matter experts spanning the defense, intelligence, and federal civilian markets.
  • Deep Water Point\'s headquarters is in Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Members of its team are geographically dispersed across the Washington, D.C. National Capital Region, and other parts of the United States.\nFor more information about Deep Water Point, its services, or VADM Moore, visit: www.deepwaterpoint.com\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/former-commander-of-naval-sea-sy...\n'

Capitol Securities Welcomes Joseph Mauriello to our Glastonbury, CT, Office

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:20pm

b"RESTON, Va., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Capitol Securities Management, Inc. is pleased to welcome Joseph Mauriello to our Glastonbury, Connecticut Office.

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  • b"RESTON, Va., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Capitol Securities Management, Inc. is pleased to welcome Joseph Mauriello to our Glastonbury, Connecticut Office.
  • Joe joins Capitol from Liberty Bank where he was a Vice President of Investment Services.
  • He will continue to be supported by Capitol Securities using Raymond James' client and advisor-based platform.\nJoe will be in Capitol's Glastonbury, CT office located 11 Naubuc Ave. Glastonbury,CT06033.
  • Capitol Securities has a clearing relationship for its clients' accounts, products, services, and technology with Raymond James.

NASA Celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:50pm

This year\'s AAPI Heritage Month brings heightened awareness and significance, given the recent violence directed against Asian Americans," said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson.

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  • This year\'s AAPI Heritage Month brings heightened awareness and significance, given the recent violence directed against Asian Americans," said NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson.
  • "The Biden-Harris Administration and NASA are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion, where all employees are welcomed, respected, connected, and engaged.
  • I am fully committed to ensuring the president\'s vision is carried out at NASA and beyond.
  • The panelists will share a story of their life journeys as an Asian American and/or Pacific Islander in America.

Statements on Bill Nelson's Senate Confirmation as NASA Administrator

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 1:00am

b'WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The following are statements from Sen. Bill Nelson and acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Thursday\'s U.S. Senate confirmation of Nelson as the 14th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:\n"I am honored by the President\'s nomination and the Senate vote," Nelson said.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The following are statements from Sen. Bill Nelson and acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on Thursday\'s U.S. Senate confirmation of Nelson as the 14th administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:\n"I am honored by the President\'s nomination and the Senate vote," Nelson said.
  • "\n"I\'m happy to welcome Bill to the NASA family," said Jurczyk.
  • "It\'s been an amazing year for NASA and our commercial and international partners, and I look forward to working with Bill and the Biden-Harris Administration to build on the incredible momentum we\'ve built so far.
  • It has been an honor to serve as acting administrator, but it\'s the NASA workforce that makes the agency one-of-a-kind.

Bowlski's To Open Its Newest Location At Flagstaff Mall

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:28pm

b'FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowlski\'s will open at Flagstaff Mall as part of the mall\'s continued transition to a multi-dimensional setting for social gatherings.

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  • b'FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowlski\'s will open at Flagstaff Mall as part of the mall\'s continued transition to a multi-dimensional setting for social gatherings.
  • Bowlski\'s, which will offer bowling and other types of entertainment as well as food and drink, is set to become a dynamic hub for the Flagstaff community.
  • Flagstaff Mall includes a food court with seating for more than 200 patrons.
  • The mall was developed in 1979, expanded in 1987, and was renovated in 2007.