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General Fusion closing oversubscribed $130 million transitional financing round

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Fusion announced today it is closing an oversubscribed $130 million (USD) Series E funding round filled by a new syndicate of global investors.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Fusion announced today it is closing an oversubscribed $130 million (USD) Series E funding round filled by a new syndicate of global investors.
  • Combined with broad financial support from the Canadian, U.K., and U.S. governments, the General Fusion Series E round supports aggressive pursuit of several near-term initiatives and milestones in its program to commercialize Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF).
  • Collectively, the expansion of General Fusions investor base in this Series E financing provides a strong foundation for a larger financing next year, said Greg Twinney, CFO, General Fusion.
  • Furthermore, General Fusion has created a Market Development Advisory Committee (MDAC) focused exclusively on fusion.

Energy Corridor District Announces Tree Lighting Event and Donations Honoring First Responders and Healthcare Workers as Part of Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:43pm

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, The Energy Corridor District is hosting its Inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, powered by Shell Energy.

Key Points: 
  • On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, The Energy Corridor District is hosting its Inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, powered by Shell Energy.
  • The Tree Lighting Ceremony event kicks off The Energy Corridor Districts Annual 12 Days of Christmas , which provides The Energy Corridor District the opportunity to honor our first responder partners and healthcare workers, while providing $20,000 in funding to non-profit organizations that impact the Energy Corridor.
  • Elijah J. Williams, Executive Director of the Energy Corridor District, commented:
    The Energy Corridor District is excited to host our Inaugural Holiday Tree Lighting event, as part of our Annual 12 Days of Christmas.
  • The Energy Corridor District (District) is an advocate for one of Houstons premier business centers and destinations.

Public Health Releases New Report Showing Food Insecurity a Growing Concern

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:45pm

Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) released a new report showing that while food insecurity in Los Angeles County had trended downward prior to 2020, deep racial and economic disparities in access to and affordability of healthy food persisted.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) released a new report showing that while food insecurity in Los Angeles County had trended downward prior to 2020, deep racial and economic disparities in access to and affordability of healthy food persisted.
  • The report includes forward-thinking strategies for reducing food insecurity and improving food equity in Los Angeles County.
  • Recommended strategies from the report for reducing food insecurity and improving food equity in Los Angeles County include:
    Promoting health equity by understanding and addressing the important relationship between food equity and racial equity.
  • To learn more about Los Angeles County Public Health, please visit www.publichealth.lacounty.gov , and follow LA County Public Health on social media at twitter.com/lapublichealth , facebook.com/lapublichealth , instagram.com/lapublichealth and youtube.com/lapublichealth .

Bristol Motor Speedway Presents Proposal to Mayor John Cooper to Bring NASCAR Back to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:05pm

Following the letter of intent signed in March 2021, Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) has presented Mayor John Cooper with a proposal to both revitalize the legendary 117-year-old Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway and bring NASCAR Cup Series racing back to Nashville.

Key Points: 
  • Following the letter of intent signed in March 2021, Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) has presented Mayor John Cooper with a proposal to both revitalize the legendary 117-year-old Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway and bring NASCAR Cup Series racing back to Nashville.
  • A partnership with Bristol Motor Speedway satisfies those obligations while restoring the second-oldest operating motor speedway in the United States back to the national stage.
  • A renovated, activated Fairgrounds Speedway under experienced leadership would have a significant economic impact for Nashville and the region.
  • Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, which opened in 1904, is the second-oldest operating motor speedway in the United States and hosted an annual NASCAR Cup Series event from 1958-1984.

Parkinson's Foundation Announces Global Care Network with Launch of Comprehensive Care Center Program

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Parkinson's Foundation Global Care Network will increase to 60 Centers of Excellence worldwide and add a new level of designation Comprehensive Care Centers for medical centers providing outstanding clinical care and resources to people living with Parkinson's disease (PD).

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  • The Parkinson's Foundation Global Care Network will increase to 60 Centers of Excellence worldwide and add a new level of designation Comprehensive Care Centers for medical centers providing outstanding clinical care and resources to people living with Parkinson's disease (PD).
  • The Global Care Network will add 13 new Centers over the next five years, beginning with six in the U.S.
  • The Foundation is also establishing a new designation for medical centers providing outstanding clinical care and resources and will designate 15 Comprehensive Care Centers over the next five years.
  • The Foundation brings its Global Care Network together annually for a Leadership Conference to further innovation and learning in care and research.

NSSA Statement on the Russian ASAT Test

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:55pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Space Association (NSSA) condemns Russia's recent test of a ground-based, kinetic energy anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon system against a target satellite in low Earth orbit.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Space Association (NSSA) condemns Russia's recent test of a ground-based, kinetic energy anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon system against a target satellite in low Earth orbit.
  • This irresponsible test created thousands of pieces of long-lived debris that jeopardize the flight safety of all nations' spacecraft and harm the sustainability of the space environment.
  • Diplomatic initiatives to create international opprobrium against debris-generating ASAT tests and establish norms of responsible space operations behaviors are important but insufficient.
  • To learn more about NSSA's stance on this topic, please contact Joe Dodd, Chair of the NSSA Board of Directors, or Steve Jacques, NSSA Executive Director, at info@nssaspace.org .

What is a Negligent Security Lawsuit, and How to Win

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:16pm

In the criminal case, the State Attorney often focuses on punishing a criminal.

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  • In the criminal case, the State Attorney often focuses on punishing a criminal.
  • In a civil case, the victim looks at the crime itself to see if it was preventable or foreseeable.
  • If so, the victim may be able to pursue a negligent security lawsuit against an apartment complex, shopping center or business who contributed to the injuries or wrongful death.
  • has handled hundreds of negligent security cases throughout the United States.

Timothy (Tim) Fisher Joins Non-QM Lender Deephaven as Vice President, Business Development

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:48pm

Non-QM lender Deephaven Mortgage today announced that Timothy (Tim) Fisher has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development.

Key Points: 
  • Non-QM lender Deephaven Mortgage today announced that Timothy (Tim) Fisher has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development.
  • Based in Dallas, he is charged with growing Deephavens correspondent book of business in Texas and surrounding states.
  • Most recently, he served as Vice President-National Accounts for Arch Mortgage Insurance Company, where he headed a team covering the nations top 75 originators.
  • Deephaven leaders are highly respected within the non-agency industry for their innovation, their value-based channel partnerships, and their responsible credit strategies.

Elevation Named Home Energy Technology Provider for SVN | SFR Capital Management Build-for-Rent Communities

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:01pm

As demand continues to grow for new single-family Build-for-Rent (BFR) housing communities equipped with desirable amenities, such as cost-saving home energy technology, SVN | SFR Capital Management (SVN | SFR), a private commercial real estate investment firm dedicated to the single-family BFR housing sector, today announced a partnership with home energy solutions provider, Elevation .

Key Points: 
  • As demand continues to grow for new single-family Build-for-Rent (BFR) housing communities equipped with desirable amenities, such as cost-saving home energy technology, SVN | SFR Capital Management (SVN | SFR), a private commercial real estate investment firm dedicated to the single-family BFR housing sector, today announced a partnership with home energy solutions provider, Elevation .
  • Elevations award-winning solutions uniquely combine solar, energy efficiency, and energy monitoring technology to advance ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) goals of reducing energy consumption and costs.
  • Our partnership with Elevation is happening at a critical point in SVN | SFRs investment allocation process as we develop our portfolio of BFR rental communities, said Jeff Cline, CEO of SVN | SFR Capital Management.
  • Elevation is a fully integrated residential energy solutions company providing solar, energy efficiency, and smart energy management technology.

IntelyCare Sets New Industry Standard for Nurse Credentialing With Launch of Credential Passport

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

"IntelyCare has always employed the most thorough credentialing process to ensure our employees are compliant.

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  • "IntelyCare has always employed the most thorough credentialing process to ensure our employees are compliant.
  • Now, with the Credential Passport, we can make it extremely easy for them to provide their credentials whenever and wherever they need to.
  • The Credential Passport is free to all nurses and certified nursing assistants and is made available as soon as they have gone through IntelyCares credentialing process.
  • The Credential Passport is just the latest benefit IntelyCare is offering to help empower nurses to take control of their careers.