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Is Your 4 or 5-Year Old Ready for School? Join our Kindergarten Roundup!

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:13pm

Trix Academy is a tuition-free school offering: free I-pads or Chromebooks to scholars, dedicated teachers and staff, in-school tutoring and enrichment, free after school tutoring and free summer enrichment.\nIn addition to kindergarten enrollment, Trix Academy is also enrolling grades K-8 for next school year.

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  • Trix Academy is a tuition-free school offering: free I-pads or Chromebooks to scholars, dedicated teachers and staff, in-school tutoring and enrichment, free after school tutoring and free summer enrichment.\nIn addition to kindergarten enrollment, Trix Academy is also enrolling grades K-8 for next school year.
  • Trix is also offering a free 8-week summer learning program for new and returning scholars in 2nd-6th grade.
  • Trix has partnered with Summer Advantage USA (SA) to provide a summer learning program to help students catch up and accelerate following learning losses due to the global pandemic.
  • #\nTrix Academy is a tuition-free charter school serving Detroit and surrounding areas.

IndyCar Drivers Take Flight at LIFT Academy

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:44pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.
  • I think I want to learn how to do this.\xe2\x80\x9d\nLIFT Academy is owned by Indianapolis-based Republic Airways and is the first U.S. airline-owned and operated ab initio flight training program in the new generation of flight training.
  • Less than three years later, it has quickly become one of the largest flight schools in the nation with nearly 300 students from across the United States coming to train in Indianapolis.\nAbout LIFT Academy: Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy is a U.S.-based commercial aviation pilot training school owned and operated by Republic Airways.
  • Students receive instruction from experienced pilots, under FAA and industry standards, with the most advanced equipment and curriculum that combines flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training.

Axon Partners with NTOA to Design and Develop Next-Generation Use of Force Training

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:09pm

b"SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon , the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced a partnership with the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) , a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the law enforcement community, to help with the design and development of the next generation Use of Force (UoF) training for law enforcement.

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  • b"SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon , the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced a partnership with the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) , a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the law enforcement community, to help with the design and development of the next generation Use of Force (UoF) training for law enforcement.
  • With this partnership, Axon will leverage NTOA's training expertise to develop virtual reality content and reality-based scenarios for de-escalation training focused on empathy, critical thinking and threat mitigation for both in-person and VR training platforms.\nIn an effort to enhance community and police relations in a complex world, Axon will work closely with NTOA and MIRACLE (Mental Illness Response Alternative Center Law Enforcement) to obtain constructive feedback and have Axon's VR Training content, including VR Community Engagement and VR Simulator scenarios, and Axon Academy web-based trainings endorsed for meeting world-class standards.\nAdditionally, this week Axon launched its first wireless Virtual Reality (VR) Simulator Training to provide immersive virtual reality content that can help officers develop critical thinking, de-escalation and tactical skills.
  • Designed to complement Axon's existing Community Engagement Training, the VR Simulator will enable officers toactually talk and walk through the scenario as they would in the field, with feedback from trainers and supervisors, allowing them to practice more and enhance their skills, better preparing them for the situations they encounter each day.\nTo read the full blog post visit: https://www.axon.com/news/ntoa-partnership\nTo learn more about the VR Simulator launch visit: https://www.axon.com/training/vr\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/axon-partners-with-ntoa-to-desig...\n"

U.S. Department of Commerce Makes Affirmative Final Determination That Chassis from China Are Dumped at Rates of 188.05%, Wiley reports

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:40pm

b'WASHINGTON, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. intermodal container chassis producers have won another key victory in their efforts to obtain relief from unfairly dumped and subsidized imports of intermodal container chassis from China.

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  • b'WASHINGTON, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. intermodal container chassis producers have won another key victory in their efforts to obtain relief from unfairly dumped and subsidized imports of intermodal container chassis from China.
  • On May 12, 2021, the U.S. Department of Commerce publicly released its final determination that Chinese intermodal container chassis producers were selling chassis in the United States at prices far less than fair value, and Chinese imports were assessed a dumping rate of 188.05%.
  • When combined with the subsidy rate Commerce previously found, the total final duty rate will be 221.37%.
  • Since the filing of the case and the guarantee of meaningful trade relief, U.S. producers report rapidly ramping up production and employment.

An Answer to PPE Shortages and High Prices: Washington Healthcare Associations Partner with Healthtech Start-Up, bttn.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:14pm

In Seattle, Washington, the unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-op has helped over 675healthcare organizations of all types across Washington state purchase necessary PPE to ensure safety of patients and staff.

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  • In Seattle, Washington, the unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-op has helped over 675healthcare organizations of all types across Washington state purchase necessary PPE to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • This collaborative effort has already had a huge impact on the Washington Healthcare Community.\nTo procure PPE supplies that are high quality and cost-effective, the Washington PPE Purchasing Co-Op partnered with bttn.
  • By automating medical supply purchasing, bttn.\'s mission is to democratize pricing on the world\'s most vital supplies and serve all in the healthcare industry.
  • Access to quality PPE at affordable pricing is a game changer for our Community Health Center members who were really struggling to find PPE.

ACWA Awards Scholarships to Four California College Students

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:46pm

b'SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awarded $17,000 in scholarships to four undergraduate students enrolled at California public universities who are pursuing degrees in water-related fields of study.

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  • b'SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awarded $17,000 in scholarships to four undergraduate students enrolled at California public universities who are pursuing degrees in water-related fields of study.
  • The students were recognized today during ACWA\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Virtual Spring Conference.\n\xe2\x80\x9cACWA and its partners continue to support and promote California\xe2\x80\x99s next generation of water leaders through these scholarship programs,\xe2\x80\x9d said ACWA President Steve LaMar.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe congratulate this year\xe2\x80\x99s group of exceptional undergraduate scholarship recipients and look forward to following their educational and career achievements in the years ahead.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe students and the 2021-\xe2\x80\x9922 scholarship programs for which they were awarded are:\nFor more information about ACWA\xe2\x80\x99s scholarships, please visit www.acwa.com/about/scholarships .\nACWA is a statewide association of public agencies whose more than 450 members are responsible for about 90% of the water delivered in California.
  • For more information, visit www.acwa.com.\n'

WSGF Announces Short-Term Rental Vacation Properties Available On Vaycaychella Alt Finance App To Be Backed By Cryptocurrency

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:53pm

Vaycaychella built a portfolio valued at $1.2 million.\nVaycaychella\'s pilot was weighted with a social responsibility intent.

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  • Vaycaychella built a portfolio valued at $1.2 million.\nVaycaychella\'s pilot was weighted with a social responsibility intent.
  • The company is now finalizing its customer support capabilities for the production launch.\nWhen the Vaycaychella App launches, WSGF\'s Caribbean Partner plans to list its first 10 target new properties in Cuba to restore and make short-term vacation rental properties.
  • Look for more details on the cryptocurrency coming soon.\nWSGF acquired Vaycaychella last year and made Vaycaychella its primary business focus.
  • Follow the link below to see the full update:\nTo learn more and keep up with the latest updates at Vaycaychella, visit https://www.vaycaychella.com/ .

WSGF Announces Cryptocurrency To Back Short-Term Rental Vacation Properties Available On Vaycaychella Alt Finance App

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:48pm

Vaycaychella built a portfolio valued at $1.2 million.\nVaycaychella\'s pilot was weighted with a social responsibility intent.

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  • Vaycaychella built a portfolio valued at $1.2 million.\nVaycaychella\'s pilot was weighted with a social responsibility intent.
  • The company is now finalizing its customer support capabilities for the production launch.\nWhen the Vaycaychella App launches, WSGF\'s Caribbean Partner plans to list its first 10 target new properties in Cuba to restore and make short-term vacation rental properties.
  • Look for more details on the cryptocurrency coming soon.\nWSGF acquired Vaycaychella last year and made Vaycaychella its primary business focus.
  • Follow the link below to see the full update:\nTo learn more and keep up with the latest updates at Vaycaychella, visit https://www.vaycaychella.com/ .

Traction Guest Extends Its Workforce Security Platform to Support Employee Health and Safety Requirements with Best-in-Class Space Booking Partners

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:34pm

b'Traction Guest, a workforce security management vendor offering tools for employee health and safety, next generation Visitor Management, and critical communication, today announced the addition of several space booking partners to their growing ecosystem.

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  • b'Traction Guest, a workforce security management vendor offering tools for employee health and safety, next generation Visitor Management, and critical communication, today announced the addition of several space booking partners to their growing ecosystem.
  • As part of their expanded focus on health and safety controls, the company announced deep partnerships Office Space and Condeco.\nThese industry leaders each bring over 15 years experience deploying complex space booking solutions.
  • The tool helps organizations reimagine their security operations across any number of complex use cases.
  • Traction Guest\xe2\x80\x99s powerful workforce security functionality enables leaders across HR, facilities, EHS (employee health and safety), and global security to reimagine their approach to safety, security, and productivity for a safe hybrid work experience.\n'

Aytm Named To Inc. Magazine List Of Best Workplaces In 2021 For Its Exceptional Workplace Culture

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:50pm

b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aytm (Ask Your Target Market), a leading consumer insights platform,has been named to Inc. magazine\'s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021 .

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  • b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aytm (Ask Your Target Market), a leading consumer insights platform,has been named to Inc. magazine\'s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021 .
  • The organization\'s benefits were also audited to determine the company\'s overall score and ranking.\nAytm is a remote-first company with teammates based all over the world.
  • From day one, we set our people up with the tools they need to stay connected.
  • We champion work/life harmony by offering perks like flextime, flexible PTO, paid volunteer time, and paid personal and professional development.