Humanity

Andrea J. King MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:34pm

King MD, FACS is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Trauma Surgeon for her years of professional excellence in the medical field and her unwavering commitment to her patients and staff at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

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  • King MD, FACS is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Trauma Surgeon for her years of professional excellence in the medical field and her unwavering commitment to her patients and staff at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
  • Prior to her current leadership role, she flourished as the Medical Director of the Surgical ICU for three years.
  • The medical center is a Level II Trauma Center and provides a full range of medical and surgical services.
  • Dr. King dedicates this honorable recognition to all the trauma attendings at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Novelis pledges $1 million donation to Habitat for Humanity; kicks off global employee volunteerism month

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:00pm

Throughout the month, Novelis employees around the world are joining together to serve the communities they call homesuch as volunteering with local Habitat organizations to help build homes and revitalize neighborhoods, among other activities.

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  • Throughout the month, Novelis employees around the world are joining together to serve the communities they call homesuch as volunteering with local Habitat organizations to help build homes and revitalize neighborhoods, among other activities.
  • Earlier this year, Novelis and Habitat for Humanity also joined forces for an initiative to encourage local communities to recycle more.
  • Novelis is providing recycling bins and monetary grants to help Habitat for Humanity increase neighborhood sustainability across the U.S. and Canada.
  • As a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, Novelis' pledge further extends the commitment to Habitat for Humanity made by the Aditya Birla Group.

SPIN Opens in the Seaport District. Ping Pong Never Looked so Good.

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 5:38pm

With ping pong balls whizzing back and forth, ballers (SPIN's professional ping pong ball scoopers) can be seen on the floor making sure you don't have to chase any stray balls.

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  • With ping pong balls whizzing back and forth, ballers (SPIN's professional ping pong ball scoopers) can be seen on the floor making sure you don't have to chase any stray balls.
  • "I am thrilled to finally open the doors and look forward to connecting the community around the ping pong table.
  • Friday Nights at SPIN: Paying homage to the original Naked Ping Pong parties, SPIN has reimagined Friday nights, with local DJs, ping pong professionals, communal games and an environment meant to connect and enjoy an unrivaled ping pong experience.
  • EVENTS at SPIN: From social parties and corporate events to the best holiday parties around, there is no more entertaining social experience than ping pong.

University of Phoenix Alum’s MilVet Named 2021 Nonprofit of the Year by the Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce has announced MilVet as the 2021 Nonprofit of the Year for their work in supporting military families.

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  • The Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce has announced MilVet as the 2021 Nonprofit of the Year for their work in supporting military families.
  • Hilden, a military spouse, started the 501c3 nonprofit to help hundreds of veteran families and thousands of deployed military men and women around the world.
  • I am so proud of our MilVet team and volunteers that work tirelessly and pour their heart and soul into their work.
  • University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.

Construction Specifications Institute's Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter Featured in Emmy® Award-Winning Video for Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 4:00am

It features campers at the 2020 Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania camp, which helped to benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley.

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  • It features campers at the 2020 Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania camp, which helped to benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley.
  • Created in 2017, the free week-long summer camp exposes girls ages 14 to 18 to careers in the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries through hands-on experiences and field trips.
  • For more information on how your community can host a Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls, please contact the CSI Foundation by emailing csi@csinet.org .
  • Donations to the CSI Foundation will help influence the future of specifications, specifiers, and the construction industry.

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Awarded Best Pickup Truck by the Washington Automotive Press Association

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:30pm

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Hyundai Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle has been recognized as Best Pickup Truck for its design and utility by members of the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA).

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  • FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Hyundai Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle has been recognized as Best Pickup Truck for its design and utility by members of the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA).
  • "While Hyundai refers to their new Santa Cruz as a Sport Adventure Vehicle, some consumers will think of it as a right-sized pickup truck that fits their everyday lifestyle," said William West Hopper, president emeritus, Washington Automotive Press Association.
  • "Plus, it's a blast to drive which is why the members of the Washington Automotive Press Association chose it as a winner for the 2021 WAPA Fall Rally category of Best Pickup Truck.
  • The Washington Automotive Press Association promotes education and professional awareness in the field of motor vehicles regarding their manufacturing and regulation.

Habitat for Humanity's Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter Leads Transformational Investment to Increase Affordable Housing in India

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 7:42am

Recently, Habitat for Humanity International through its Shelter Venture Fund invested $411,000 in Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. to increase production of affordable 3D printed homes in India.

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  • Recently, Habitat for Humanity International through its Shelter Venture Fund invested $411,000 in Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. to increase production of affordable 3D printed homes in India.
  • 3D printed construction technology offers the potential for faster, more cost-efficient and resilient housing in high-income countries as well as emerging markets.
  • "The pandemic has only exacerbated the affordable housing crisis, with rising demand as well as material costs.
  • Through the Shelter Venture Fund, Habitat is helping ensure that the most promising, disruptive technologies achieve scale, expanding affordable housing markets to reach more low-income families in need of reliable housing," said Patrick Kelley, vice president of Habitat's Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter.

Hyundai and Culture Brands Launch Their First African American Campaign with a Resounding OKAY HYUNDAI!

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:49pm

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America and its African American marketing agency of record, Culture Brands, have launched their inaugural marketing campaign.

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  • FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America and its African American marketing agency of record, Culture Brands, have launched their inaugural marketing campaign.
  • The campaign, entitled OKAY Hyundai, is scheduled to launch this week and includes television and radio spots; digital, social media and influencer programming; and branded content with media partners.
  • OKAY Hyundaicontains cultural references and nuances embedded into the creative messaging which is part of the Culture Brands recipe.
  • OKAY Hyundaicame from the art form of how the African American community acknowledges someone.

The Home Depot Foundation continues partnership with Habitat for Humanity International with $2.5 million donation

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot Foundation recently renewed its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $2.5 million donation to support the nonprofit housing organization's efforts.

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  • ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot Foundation recently renewed its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $2.5 million donation to support the nonprofit housing organization's efforts.
  • Since 2011, The Home Depot Foundation has contributed more than $28 million to help veterans and their families improve or build an affordable place to call home.
  • This year also marks the 10th anniversary of Habitat's Repair Corps , a national program funded by The Home Depot Foundation to conduct critical repairs of military veterans' homes.
  • "We are grateful to The Home Depot Foundation for their continued support and for their commitment to ensuring that U.S. military veterans and their families have a safe place to call home," said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International.

TCP Software Acquires Aladtec

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

TCP Software , a leading provider of workforce management and time and labor solutions, today announced the acquisition of Aladtec , an online employee scheduling and workforce management system specifically developed for Public Safety departments including EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, Healthcare, and Dispatch.

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  • TCP Software , a leading provider of workforce management and time and labor solutions, today announced the acquisition of Aladtec , an online employee scheduling and workforce management system specifically developed for Public Safety departments including EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, Healthcare, and Dispatch.
  • The combination of best-in-class time and attendance solutions and a comprehensive scheduling program is a one-two punch that organizations need to effectively manage their workforce, said Eric Thurston, CEO of TCP Software.
  • Were thrilled to welcome Aladtec into the TCP family, and were looking forward to serving our customers and the public safety industry even better.
  • For more than 30 years, TCP Software has helped organizations engage their people by providing flexible, mobile timekeeping, scheduling and workforce management solutions.