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COVID-19 has cost Nova Scotia’s foodservice sector 24,500 jobs since March 1

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:00am

Responses from foodservice operators across the country have revealed:

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  • Responses from foodservice operators across the country have revealed:
    Four out of five restaurants have laid off employees since March 1.
  • Seven out of 10 foodservice operators will further cut back on staff hours or lay off more employees if conditions do not improve.
  • Nova Scotias $2.1 billion foodservice industry represents 4.6 per cent of the provinces GDP.
  • Nova Scotias foodservice sector is a $2.1 billion industry that directly employs nearly 39,000 workers and is the provinces number one source of first jobs.

New Breed Named Best Place to Work in Vermont

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 4:17pm

WINOOSKI, Vt., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --New Breed, a marketing, sales and customer success firm, has made the list of 51 Best Places to Work in Vermont in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • WINOOSKI, Vt., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --New Breed, a marketing, sales and customer success firm, has made the list of 51 Best Places to Work in Vermont in 2020.
  • "We're incredibly honored to have made Vermont's Best Places to Work list for the second year in a row," says Dana Biddiscombe, New Breed's CFO.
  • According to the president of Best Places to Work Group, Peter Burke, the best places to work in Vermont focus on the employee experience.
  • The final rankings for the Best Places to Work in Vermont list will be announced at a special award presentation during the summer of 2020.

FormFree Expands Partnership with American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia in Celebration of Red Cross Month

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 9:05pm

ATHENS, Ga., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FormFree today announced it is celebrating Red Cross Month by expanding its long-held partnership with the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia.

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  • ATHENS, Ga., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FormFree today announced it is celebrating Red Cross Month by expanding its long-held partnership with the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia.
  • "Although we've long been a partner of the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, in today's uncertain environment we feel especially compelled to give back to this vital institution supporting our community."
  • "FormFree shares our passion for serving our nation's veterans and communities in need," said Marlon Trone, executive director of the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia.
  • FormFree has participated in numerous community awareness and service events hosted with the Red Cross of Northeast Georgia since the company's founding in 2008.

IDAHO FIRST BANK ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW LOCATION IN NAMPA

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:00pm

MCCALL, Idaho, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Idaho First Bank (IFB) is pleased to announce the opening of a new loan production office in Nampa, Idaho beginning April 1, 2020.

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  • MCCALL, Idaho, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Idaho First Bank (IFB) is pleased to announce the opening of a new loan production office in Nampa, Idaho beginning April 1, 2020.
  • The Nampa location marks the 6th location for Idaho First Bank.
  • We are excited to be expanding our footprint into the growing community of Nampa, said Greg Lovell, President and CEO of Idaho First Bank.
  • Idaho First Bank is a full service state-chartered community bank established in October 2005 and headquartered in McCall, Idaho.

Georgia Power offers tips and resources for customers to manage "stay-at-home" energy use during COVID-19 pandemic

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:47pm

Additionally, Georgia Power's My Power Usage program, a free service connected to many Georgia Power online accounts, allows customers to track their daily energy use, project their monthly bill, and set daily or monthly usage alerts.

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  • Additionally, Georgia Power's My Power Usage program, a free service connected to many Georgia Power online accounts, allows customers to track their daily energy use, project their monthly bill, and set daily or monthly usage alerts.
  • Georgia Power has also developed public service announcements (PSAs) to highlight the various assistance and energy efficiency programs available to customers.
  • Georgia Power works with law enforcement agencies throughout the state to identify and prosecute criminals who pose as Georgia Power employees in order to defraud customers.
  • Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D.

TrueChoicePack named #4 on Inc. Midwest's list of the fastest growing private companies in the Midwest USA!

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:00am

4 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

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  • 4 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: Midwest list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
  • Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest economy's most dynamic segmentits independent small businesses.
  • "We are honored to be named to the Inc. 5000 list.
  • The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in the 12 Midwest states.

Orgs Team up for #COVID-19 Response: Resource Exchange Platforms Created for Medical/Research/Lab Supplies, Testing Inventory, Equipment and Treatment Capabilities

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:07pm

I think it is important that we work collaboratively as we all address the COVID-19 crisis.

Key Points: 
  • I think it is important that we work collaboratively as we all address the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Were working closely with Oregon Bio, OMEP and Built Oregon to get this survey to our networks.
  • The platforms will be posted online early next week and will be updated on an ongoing basis.
  • Built Oregon believes the support and growth of Oregons consumer product industries will create sustainable, inclusive, and innovative job growth.

Texas Central Plans to Deal with COVID-19 and Project Financial Close

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:19pm

DALLAS, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Texas Central High-Speed Rail announced that their planned high-speed rail project from Dallas to Houston could be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Texas Central High-Speed Rail announced that their planned high-speed rail project from Dallas to Houston could be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "This is one of those moments where we have to acknowledge how small our world really is," said Carlos Aguilar, CEO of Texas Central High-Speed Rail.
  • Our financial partners are in those countries, as well as here in the United States.
  • To execute this project, Texas Central has put together a world-class team of experts and industry leaders, including:
    - Bechtel: Based in Virginia, Bechtel is the world's leading rail program manager.

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Unaudited Financial Results on April 3, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:30pm

A live broadcast will be also available at Roadshowing and FUTU platform, the links are as follows:

Key Points: 
  • A live broadcast will be also available at Roadshowing and FUTU platform, the links are as follows:
    Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan") is an NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China and in other countries.
  • In China, Xinyuan develops and manages large scale, high quality real estate projects in over ten tier one and tier two cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Jinan, Xi'an, Suzhou, among others.
  • Xinyuan was one of the first Chinese real estate developers to enter the U.S. market and over the past few years has been active in real estate development in New York City.
  • Xinyuan aims to provide comfortable and convenient real estate related products and services to middle-class consumers.

NEVADA COPPER EXECUTES BINDING AGREEMENTS FOR BALANCE SHEET STRENGTHENING FINANCING PACKAGE

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:52pm

YERINGTON, Nev., March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX: NCU) (Nevada Copper or the Company) is pleased to announce the execution of definitive agreements in respect of the Companys proposed substantial balance sheet strengthening package announced on March 18, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • YERINGTON, Nev., March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX: NCU) (Nevada Copper or the Company) is pleased to announce the execution of definitive agreements in respect of the Companys proposed substantial balance sheet strengthening package announced on March 18, 2020.
  • The financing package provides improved flexibility for the Companys balance sheet whilst ramping-up operations and in light of the substantial macro-economic uncertainty and depressed copper prices.
  • Nevada Copper has in place COVID-19 response plans and currently its operations are continuing with limited disruption.
  • The increased balance sheet strength to be provided by the package will play an important role in ensuring the Companys ongoing stability.