Public affairs

Cincinnati Children's Names Rosland Fisher McLeod Chief Legal Officer

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 1:00pm

CINCINNATI, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosland Fisher McLeod will join Cincinnati Children's as Senior Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs and Chief Legal Officer on September 6, 2022.

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  • Texas native will begin on September 6, 2022
    CINCINNATI, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosland Fisher McLeod will join Cincinnati Children's as Senior Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs and Chief Legal Officer on September 6, 2022.
  • As the senior executive for all legal and public affairs at Cincinnati Children's, McLeod will serve as legal advisor to the Executive Team and Board of Trustees.
  • "I am excited to add Rosland to our team," said Steve Davis, MD, President & CEO of Cincinnati Children's.
  • Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for SCL Health in Denver, Colorado.

HKTDC welcomes measures to ease quarantine restrictions

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:00am

HONG KONG, Aug 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomes the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR) Government's relaxation of entry quarantine measures, which will have a positive impact on Hong Kong's economic recovery and strengthen the city's international competitiveness.

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  • HONG KONG, Aug 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) welcomes the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR) Government's relaxation of entry quarantine measures, which will have a positive impact on Hong Kong's economic recovery and strengthen the city's international competitiveness.
  • The HKTDC has been supporting Hong Kong's small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and with the latest easing of quarantine measures, has set five key strategies to help SMEs capture business opportunities.
  • We welcome the HKSAR Government's announcement to ease quarantine measures which strike a balance between public health and economic recovery.
  • By creating opportunities, the HKTDC hopes to create opportunities for young people to contribute to Hong Kong and the mainland.

Humanity Forward Celebrates Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:16am

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Humanity Forward is celebrating lawmakers for making unprecedented progress in the fight against climate change through the Senate's passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Humanity Forward is celebrating lawmakers for making unprecedented progress in the fight against climate change through the Senate's passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.
  • "Humanity Forward celebrates this major step forward for American families," said Paolo Mastrangelo, Head of Policy and Government Affairs for Humanity Forward.
  • "The Inflation Reduction Act is the product of hard work to understand the art of the possible and to tackle immediate energy needs and long term climate challenges simultaneously."
  • Humanity Forward is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization dedicated to finding bipartisan solutions to advance the economic interests of the American people through federal policy.

Coke Florida Donates 5,000 Backpacks to Florida Students

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 5:50pm

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida), the local Coca-Cola bottler serving 47 Florida counties, kicks off its annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveback campaign.

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  • Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida), the local Coca-Cola bottler serving 47 Florida counties, kicks off its annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveback campaign.
  • Coke Florida will distribute 5,000 backpacks to students across the state during a series of community events, representing the most backpacks distributed in a single year and increasing the collected value of back-to-school contributions to more than $100,000.
  • The increased investment that Coke Florida is making in students through its back-to-school program reflects the rising costs and growing economic challenges families are experiencing.
  • Coke Florida was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

5WPR Announces Continued Expansion of Specialty Private Equity and Venture Capital Division Offerings

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 4:34pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 5WPR , one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., announces the expansion of its specialty private equity and venture capital divisions.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 5WPR , one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., announces the expansion of its specialty private equity and venture capital divisions.
  • 5WPR counsels its clients on communicating to various audiences including investors, shareholders, regulators and the general public.
  • 5WPR's Financial and Investor Relations PR division was named the eighth largest in the U.S. by O'Dwyers, a leading public relations industry publication.
  • "These financial clients possess global impact meaning it's crucial our team possesses deep technical knowledge of industry practices."

Asian Licensing Conference explores latest trends and forges new business opportunities

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am

The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.

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  • The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.
  • The 11th Asian Licensing Conference (ALC) online featured 34 industry speakers well versed in the industry and attracted more than 25,000 viewers from 42 countries and regions.
  • The inaugural Brand Forum took place alongside the conference, featuring a number of established Asian brands.
  • The ALC provides a one-stop platform where leading global brands and licensors can explore cross-sectoral cooperation and keep abreast of the latest market trends and opportunities.

Twin HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Shows and Simply Shopping Fest Conclude

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 11:00am

Diamond jewellery and gourmet food most popular, with sales boosted by livestreaming

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  • Diamond jewellery and gourmet food most popular, with sales boosted by livestreaming
    HONG KONG, Aug 3, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, the 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the inaugural Simply Shopping Fest have all concluded successfully.
  • Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show concluded successfully yesterday.
  • HKTDC Acting Executive Director Sophia Chong said: "The two jewellery shows were open to the public this year, bringing local retail opportunities for exhibitors.
  • - Hong Kong International Jewellery Show: https://hkjewelleryshow.hktdc.com
    - Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show: https://hkdgp.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Lori Price and Winston Jimenez Join M9 Solutions' Executive Team

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:53pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- M9 is pleased to welcome Vice Presidents of Growth Lori Price and Winston Jimenez to the Executive Team.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- M9 is pleased to welcome Vice Presidents of Growth Lori Price and Winston Jimenez to the Executive Team.
  • Lori arrives at M9 with more than 25 years' experience as a GovCon growth catalyst and strategist along with a portfolio of over $5B in wins within multiple industries.
  • Winston Jimenez is a former military officer with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel who began his military career as a Public Affairs officer.
  • We are absolutely thrilled to have both Lori and Winston on the team, and can't wait to see what they have in store for all of us at M9!

Griswold Home Care Announces the Six Winners of Its Recent Caregiver Scholarship Program

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 11:00pm

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Griswold Home Care, the in-home senior care franchise, recently launched a National Caregiver Scholarship Program in partnership with its nonprofit organization, the Jean Griswold Foundation, to award scholarships of up to $2,000 to qualified caregivers across the country. Now, the brand is excited to announce the six winners of the program.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Griswold Home Care, the in-home senior care franchise, recently launched a National Caregiver Scholarship Program in partnership with its nonprofit organization, the Jean Griswold Foundation, to award scholarships of up to $2,000 to qualified caregivers across the country.
  • The scholarship program was rolled out in celebration of Griswold Home Care's 40th anniversary as a leading in-home senior care franchise.
  • With 170 locations in 30 states, Griswold Home Care is one of the country's top home care companies, delivering compassionate care 24/7 to its clients.
  • Through this purpose, Griswold Home Care helps adults maintain quality of life despite advanced age or onset of illness through services including companion care, home services, personal care, and respite care.

Allison+Partners Elevates Two Senior Members of Its Technology Practice to President

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 6:56pm

Allison+Partners today announced the promotion of two senior members of the agencys Technology practice: Karyn Barr has been elevated to president, global operations, Technology and Jordan Fischler has been elevated to president, global strategy, Technology.

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  • Allison+Partners today announced the promotion of two senior members of the agencys Technology practice: Karyn Barr has been elevated to president, global operations, Technology and Jordan Fischler has been elevated to president, global strategy, Technology.
  • Allison+Partners boasts more than 100 consumer and B2B technology experts globally, now helmed by Barr and Fischler.
  • Now, as president of global operations, Barr will drive the day-to-day operation of Allison+Partners Technology Group, including overseeing its structure and future vision as the practice continues to expand and diversify.
  • She will also work closely with the Allison+Partners global board to drive technology initiatives throughout the operation, building upon the agencys functional technology stack.