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Combat-wounded veterans celebrate at awards ceremony for fifth annual War Heroes on Water charitable sportfishing tournament

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the transformative three-day War Heroes on Water (WHOW) sportfishing tournament, United States Military veterans turned-anglers joined together for an emotional awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana, Calif. Set against the backdrop of WWII-era planes and artifacts, 125 veterans, many of whom have received some of our nation's highest military decorations including the Silver Star and Bronze Star Medals, and the Purple Heart, celebrated their accomplishments on the water with captains and crews as they reflected on the event's critical impact.

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  • You all are very special people, who have gifts and talents and I'm blessed to be able to know you."
  • In its fifth annual and largest tournament to-date, the event featured 50 of Southern California's finest sportfishing vessels and raised well over $1 million.
  • "I hope all of you are as proud as I am in the fifth year of this tournament.
  • In her second WHOW, Peterson was one of six female veterans who joined this year's tournament.

Full Range Spine & Ortho Welcomes New Team Member, Dr. Jason Wei, to the Los Angeles Orthopedic Practice

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Full Range Spine & Ortho is a state-of-the-art orthopedic and pain management clinic that focuses on non-surgical, regenerative therapies to treat orthopedic injuries and conditions. Board-certified and experienced orthopedic physicians, Dr. Roy Nini and Dr. Paul Lee, lead the Full Range Spine & Ortho team and are thrilled to announce Dr. Jason Wei has joined the clinic. Dr. Wei is a physiatrist who specializes in treating pain with a passion for helping his patients maximize their function and rediscover their strengths. He specializes in diagnosing and managing pain with non-surgical as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques with a special interest in regenerative biologics and neuromodulation. In his previous career, Dr. Wei originally earned a B.S. in Information and Computer Science from UC Irvine and worked as a software engineer before deciding to change careers into the field of medicine. He completed medical school at Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and finished his PM&R residency at Casa Colina Hospital in Pomona, CA, where he was chief resident. He then completed his fellowship training at UCLA Interventional Spine in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Wei offers a range of treatments including ultrasound-guided peripheral joint and spine injections, fluoroscopically guided spine injections including epidurals and radiofrequency ablation, spasticity management,CRPS treatment, peripheral nerve stimulation, spinal cord stimulation, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) and Vertiflex interspinous spacer placement.

Key Points: 
  • Dr. Jason Wei joined Full Range Spine & Ortho in September as physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and spine pain specialist.
  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Full Range Spine & Ortho is a state-of-the-art orthopedic and pain management clinic that focuses on non-surgical, regenerative therapies to treat orthopedic injuries and conditions.
  • Board-certified and experienced orthopedic physicians, Dr. Roy Nini and Dr. Paul Lee, lead the Full Range Spine & Ortho team and are thrilled to announce Dr. Jason Wei has joined the clinic.
  • For more information or to schedule an appointment at one of the Full Range Spine & Ortho locations, please visit http://www.fullrangeortho.com or call 855-906-PAIN (7246)
    Dr. Jason Wei, Full Range Spine & Ortho, 855-906-7246, [email protected]

EQS-News: EcoGraf Expands BAM Facility Development Plans

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

EcoGraf Limited (EcoGraf or the Company) (ASX: EGR; FSE: FMK; OTCQX: ECGFF) is pleased to advise that following multiple approaches from electric vehicle manufacturers in Europe and North America during recent months, the Company intends to scale-up plans for its EcoGraf Battery Anode Material (BAM) Facility.

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  • EcoGraf Limited (EcoGraf or the Company) (ASX: EGR; FSE: FMK; OTCQX: ECGFF) is pleased to advise that following multiple approaches from electric vehicle manufacturers in Europe and North America during recent months, the Company intends to scale-up plans for its EcoGraf Battery Anode Material (BAM) Facility.
  • A faster, more efficient single-phase ~25,000tpa EcoGraf battery anode material facility development, matched to recent customer demand requirements and positioning EcoGraf for the development of additional production facilities in key international markets.
  • EcoGraf is also recruiting personnel, preparing project development plans for construction and is evaluating future Epanko expansion options.
  • The Company expects to provide further updates on the Epanko Graphite Project and EcoGraf Battery Anode Material Facility shortly.

Digital Platforms and Societal Harms Tech Forum Reveals 2022 Interactive Program

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The program has been announced for the Digital Platforms and Societal Harms Tech Forum, taking place virtually over multiple events from 17 October to 4 November 2022. This IEEE Computer Society tech forum focuses on dangerous societal harms – Hate Speech, Extremism, Exploitation, Misinformation, and Disinformation – that are amplified by digital platforms such as social media, online games, and the metaverse. Attendees will hear about the latest approaches to these critical problems, including insights from experts developing technological solutions such as AI and machine learning, join Q&A sessions with the speakers, and participate in small group discussions on each topic.

Key Points: 
  • This IEEE Computer Society tech forum focuses on dangerous societal harms Hate Speech, Extremism, Exploitation, Misinformation, and Disinformation that are amplified by digital platforms such as social media, online games, and the metaverse.
  • The IEEE Computer Society's Tech Forum on Digital Platforms and Societal Harms brings together policymakers and technologists to explore the intersection of current technical efforts with public policies, and the resulting impacts on society.
  • The program includes the following scheduled activities:
    The session will discuss hate speech on digital platforms, from social media to online gaming and the metaverse.
  • The use of digital platforms to aid in violent extremism (terrorism) and child exploitation will be examined in our second panel.

The Pacific Financial Group Partners with CapIntel to Empower the Advisor-Client Relationship

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Financial Group (TPFG), a wealth management innovator and leader in Self-Directed Brokerage Account Management (SDBA) announced a partnership with CapIntel, a leading Toronto-based financial technology company that improves fund analysis, proposal generation, and day-to-day workflow efficiency for financial advisors. CapIntel is a modern, intuitive platform that delivers instant, powerful analytics and easy-to-understand, highly visual and compelling reports.

Key Points: 
  • BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The Pacific Financial Group (TPFG), a wealth management innovator and leader in Self-Directed Brokerage Account Management (SDBA) announced a partnership with CapIntel ,a leading Toronto-based financial technology company that improves fund analysis, proposal generation, and day-to-day workflow efficiency for financial advisors.
  • "CapIntel is proud to lead this shift alongside The Pacific Financial Group, and I'm excited to witness a growing urgency towards the digitization of the industry."
  • Founded in 1984, The Pacific Financial Group, Inc. (TPFG) is a SEC registered investment advisory firm and dynamic wealth management innovator that focuses on the group retirement space.
  • CapIntel is a Toronto-based financial technology company leading the way in developing intuitive, web-based applications for financial professionals.

Integrated Systems Solutions, Inc. (ISS) Awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Contract for the Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu, Hawaii to Support the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer with Cost Model Development S

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ISS has been awarded a contract from the Department of Commerce's NOAA to support budget submission and funding for the IRC's facilities and information technology requirements.

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  • TYSONS CORNER, Va., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ISS has been awarded a contract from the Department of Commerce's NOAA to support budget submission and funding for the IRC's facilities and information technology requirements.
  • ISS will provide financial management and accounting services to update the baseline cost model that IRC uses today and was originally developed in 2016.
  • ISS will design the new cost model consistent with the Agency's mission and NOAA fiscal law tenets and regulations for budget formulation, preparation, and administration.
  • The reformulated cost model will be used by the IRC Budget Working Groups and assist them in their efforts to gather and evaluate the financial information needed to effectively evaluate and implement the IRC cost model.

Improvements to Pacific Surfliner Business Class Enhance the Onboard Experience

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

ORANGE, Calif. , Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, which manages the Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® service, has introduced a new look for its Business Class train equipment. In partnership with Amtrak, the LOSSAN Agency upgraded ten Business Class train cars with new carpet, curtains, and leather seat upholstery.

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  • Reclining leather seats, a fresh look, an expanded drink selection, and other perks for Business Class passengers traveling through Southern California on the Pacific Surfliner.
  • ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The Los Angeles San Diego San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, which manages the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service, has introduced a new look for its Business Class train equipment.
  • In partnership with Amtrak, the LOSSAN Agency upgraded ten Business Class train cars with new carpet, curtains, and leather seat upholstery.
  • "We are delighted to offer our customers an enhanced Business Class travel experience as we continue to welcome them back to the Pacific Surfliner," said Jason Jewell, Interim Managing Director of the LOSSAN Agency.

Malibu Beach Inn Awarded Leading Boutique Hotel In North America And California At World Travel Awards

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Malibu Beach Inn, a five-star boutique hotel where the Pacific Ocean meets California's seaside haven, has been recognized by World Travel Awards – the leading authority that recognizes and rewards excellence in travel and tourism – as North America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022 and California's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022; the second consecutive year for these respective awards. Located along an exclusive strip of California's coastline, Malibu Beach Inn is an intimate 47-room hotel offering breathtaking oceanic panoramas, refined design, and luxury experiences inspired by Malibu's effortless ambiance.

Key Points: 
  • Malibu Beach Inn, a five-star boutique hotel where the Pacific Ocean meets California's seaside haven, has been recognized by World Travel Awards the leading authority that recognizes and rewards excellence in travel and tourism as North America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022 and California's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022; the second consecutive year for these respective awards.
  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Malibu Beach Inn , a five-star boutique hotel where the Pacific Ocean meets California's seaside haven, has been recognized by World Travel Awards the leading authority that recognizes and rewards excellence in travel and tourism as North America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022 and California's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022; the second consecutive year for these respective awards.
  • "We are honored to be recognized again by World Travel Awards as the 2022 leading boutique hotel in both California and North America as a whole," said Gregory Day, managing director of Malibu Beach Inn.
  • For more information about Malibu Beach Inn, visit http://www.malibubeachinn.com and for more information about World Travel Awards, visit http://www.worldtravelawards.com
    Malibu Beach Inn is located off the iconic Pacific Coast Highway, lies Malibu Beach Inn, a five-star boutique where the Pacific Ocean meets California's seaside haven.

A career of service: Cancer Hope Network honors Joseph J. DePalma with Spirit of Hope Award

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CHESTER, N.J., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "The cancer journey is so different for so many people. But I think it all starts from the same place. When you're first diagnosed with cancer, there is this sense of fear, uncertainty, mystery." Joseph DePalma, 2022 Spirit of Hope Honoree, Support Volunteer, Trustee, General Counsel

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  • Joseph DePalma, 2022 Spirit of Hope Honoree, Support Volunteer, Trustee, General Counsel
    For nearly three decades, Joseph DePalma of Lite DePalma Greenberg & Afanador has been helping people facing cancer navigate that sense of fear and mystery to find hope and healing.
  • He will be honored as the Cancer Hope Network 2022 Spirit of Hope winner at the organization's Chrysalis Gala on October 20.
  • Cancer Hope Network was the first in the nation to provide 1:1 peer support for cancer patients and caregivers.
  • Cancer Hope Network provides free and confidential 1:1 peer support for cancer patients, survivors and the people who love them.

SHI to Advance Soil Health Training and Research in More Than 35 States as an Implementing Partner in Five USDA Climate-Smart Commodity Grants

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Mooresville , N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Soil Health Institute (SHI) congratulates all recently announced USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Grant recipients.

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  • Mooresville , N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Soil Health Institute (SHI) congratulates all recently announced USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Grant recipients.
  • As an implementing partner across five selected projects, SHI will work alongside a wide variety of organizations to assist farmers, ranchers, and landowners on their journey toward improved soil health and climate resiliency.
  • SHI is a partner on the following projects:
    Farmers for Soil Health Climate-Smart Commodities Partnership.
  • Led by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, this project will accelerate long-term cover crop adoption by creating a platform to incentivize farmers across 20 states.