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Latest news - Cancellation of all FEMM Committee meetings until 30 April 2020 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 8:00pm

In the context of the exponential growth of the epidemic, the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

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In the context of the exponential growth of the epidemic, the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

Following that decision, all FEMM Committee meetings have been cancelled until 30 April 2020.

Camila Cabello, Dave Grohl, H.E.R. and Sam Smith Join Lineup for All-New Benefit Special “FOX PRESENTS THE IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT FOR AMERICA,” Airing Sunday, March 29, on FOX

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

and Sam Smith will perform during the all-new benefit special FOX PRESENTS THE IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT FOR AMERICA, a music event to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to celebrate the resilience and strength of the nation during this pandemic.

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  • and Sam Smith will perform during the all-new benefit special FOX PRESENTS THE IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT FOR AMERICA, a music event to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to celebrate the resilience and strength of the nation during this pandemic.
  • Previously announced performers include Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw.
  • Hosted by Elton John, the one-hour benefit special will air on Sunday, March 29, from 9:00-10:00 PM ET/6:00-7:00 PM PT on FOX, on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and via the iHeartRadio app.
  • To extend the reach of the commercial-free specials charitable component, FOX will offer the event across all of its linear and digital platforms.

Elton John Hosts All-New Music Benefit Special, THE IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT, Sunday, March 29 on Much, MTV, and CP24

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 4:08pm

Bell Media partners on benefit event that will see Alicia Keys,Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, and more perform from their homes live at 9 p.m.

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  • Bell Media partners on benefit event that will see Alicia Keys,Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, and more perform from their homes live at 9 p.m.
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    TORONTO, March 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today the all-new one-hour music benefit event, THE IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT, will be broadcast in Canada this Sunday, March 29 at 9 p.m.
  • Hosted by Elton John, Canadian viewers will be invited to support the Canadian Red Cross COVID-19 response by online, SMS, and phone donations (see details below).
  • THE IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT features performances byAlicia Keys,Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw,and more.

Skillz Partners with the American Red Cross to Help Alleviate Blood Shortages Due to Coronavirus

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 4:00pm

Through proceeds from mobile esports tournaments, Skillz will help the American Red Cross ensure hospital shelves are stocked with lifesaving blood for patients in need during the coronavirus emergency.

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  • Through proceeds from mobile esports tournaments, Skillz will help the American Red Cross ensure hospital shelves are stocked with lifesaving blood for patients in need during the coronavirus emergency.
  • "Proceeds from Skillz will help the Red Cross continue to deliver its lifesaving mission nationwide due to this public health emergency."
  • "Our partnership with the American Red Cross will help make sure they have the tools and funds to serve communities in need during this crisis."
  • Skillz will additionally encourage its 30 million registered players to pledge and donate at their nearest American Red Cross Blood Donation Center.

Perfectly Posh Adds New VP of Business Development, Jennifer Harmon, to the Executive Team

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:15pm

SALT LAKE CITY, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Perfectly Posh is thrilled to announce Jennifer Harmon joining the executive team as a new VP of Business Development.

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  • SALT LAKE CITY, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Perfectly Posh is thrilled to announce Jennifer Harmon joining the executive team as a new VP of Business Development.
  • In 2011, Jennifer accepted her first corporate position at Jamberry Nails as Director of Business Development.
  • She led efforts to launch them into direct sales, and the company exploded to 160,000 consultants in just 4 years.
  • Perfectly Posh sources Shea from suppliers that help underprivileged women in Africa whose lives depend on the production of Shea.

The Hammock Source Hires Todd H. Nifong as Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:31pm

GREENVILLE, N.C., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hammock Source ( http://thehammocksource.com )announces that Todd H. Nifong has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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  • GREENVILLE, N.C., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hammock Source ( http://thehammocksource.com )announces that Todd H. Nifong has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
  • Prior to joining the Hammock Source, Todd held executive positions with Swavelle Performance Fabrics, LLC New York, New York and Al Fresco Functional Fabrics, High Point, North Carolina.
  • The Hammock Source CEO, Walter Perkins III stated, "We are very excited about having Todd join our team.
  • The Hammock Source is the world's largest source for premium hammock products and specializes in outdoor furniture and accessories.

Hilton Corporate Response to COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:10pm

Hilton has also activated its Team Member Assistance Fund to help both those Hilton Team Members who have suffered a direct impact, or have an impacted family member, from COVID-19.

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  • Hilton has also activated its Team Member Assistance Fund to help both those Hilton Team Members who have suffered a direct impact, or have an impacted family member, from COVID-19.
  • Hilton Team Members have been making points (converted to cash) and monetary donations to the Fund since the crisis began in China.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on the travel industry, but Hilton continues to deliver hospitality even during this crisis.
  • Hilton also has made it easy for Hilton Honors members to donate their points (converted to cash) to these worthwhile organizations.

Former NFL Linebacker Dhani Jones Hosts New Instagram Live Show to Bring Positivity and Generosity to Families Despite COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:19pm

Bryant, a pre-eminent manager in the hip-hop industry, ignited the careers of Lil' Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj and G-Eazy.

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  • Bryant, a pre-eminent manager in the hip-hop industry, ignited the careers of Lil' Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj and G-Eazy.
  • He has publicly admitted that he agreed to join Lil' Wayne's team without any formal knowledge of the industry.
  • Why:The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced the world to exercise social distancing and that has had severe economic consequences for families.
  • The online platform allows anyone to make a contribution to families who will receive cash deposits to their bank accounts.

First United Honored by 2020 Women on Boards for Female Board Representation

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:06pm

"We are proud of having a gender diverse board and are honored by the recognition from 2020 Women on Boards," said Carissa Rodeheaver, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.

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  • "We are proud of having a gender diverse board and are honored by the recognition from 2020 Women on Boards," said Carissa Rodeheaver, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.
  • First United has four female directors out of 11 total members, which means women hold 36% of its Board seats.
  • 2020 Women on Boards annually tracks, analyzes and reports on the progress of numbers of women serving on the Russell 3000 company boards.
  • "It's even more critical now, at a time when the business world is transforming a total shift in board governance practices, that we applaud leading companies, including First United, that appreciate having business-savvy women on their boards as a competitive advantage," said Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO of 2020 Women on Boards.

The ORB Factory™ announces new line of Anti-Bacterial products.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:00pm

The ORB Factory, parent company of ORB Toys, announces a new line of disinfecting cleaning products for all aspects of everyday living.

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  • The ORB Factory, parent company of ORB Toys, announces a new line of disinfecting cleaning products for all aspects of everyday living.
  • "We have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely to see how ORB could best contribute .
  • Just as in WWII when auto manufacturers switched to Jeeps and tanks, ORB is sticking to its area of expertise.
  • The ORB Factory is the parent company of ORB Toys and has been in business for almost thirty years.