European diaspora

CFFS Denounces NY Mayor DeBlasio's Threat To Religious Freedom

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 1:41pm

As if the threat to disrupt and disband a Constitutionally protected religious service wasn't enough, the overreaching city executive added that non-compliance could also bring additional action, including possible fines and "potentially closing the buildings permanently."

Key Points: 
  • As if the threat to disrupt and disband a Constitutionally protected religious service wasn't enough, the overreaching city executive added that non-compliance could also bring additional action, including possible fines and "potentially closing the buildings permanently."
  • Patrick Wood, Executive Director of CFFS, said de Blasio's threat to close down houses of worship is a direct assault on the Bill of Rights.
  • Wood also took note of the mayor's omission of Islamic mosques from his direct orders and intimidation tactics.
  • Citizens of faith in New York City and across America should never have their religious liberty threatened by an overly aggressive executive who eschews the U.S. Constitution.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

DERMA E Launches New Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Cloud Cleanser & Overnight Facial

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

DERMA E, a leading natural, proven clean beauty skincare brand, announces the launch of their latest hydrating products, the Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Cloud Cleanser and the Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Overnight Facial.

Key Points: 
  • DERMA E, a leading natural, proven clean beauty skincare brand, announces the launch of their latest hydrating products, the Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Cloud Cleanser and the Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Overnight Facial.
  • The new Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Overnight Facial was designed for those seeking the ultimate hydration experience while they sleep.
  • The DERMA E Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Cloud Cleanser will retail for $13.95.
  • The Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Overnight Facial will retail for $18.99.

Fadó Launches Interactive St. Patrick's Day Campaign to Lift Patrons' Spirits

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:40pm

CHICAGO, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Fad, the Irish-themed pub chain group based in the US, is partnering with beverage-top (bev-top) media pioneer Ripples, in an innovative St. Patrick's Day campaign designed to lift customers' spirits during the current period of uncertainty caused by Coronavirus.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Fad, the Irish-themed pub chain group based in the US, is partnering with beverage-top (bev-top) media pioneer Ripples, in an innovative St. Patrick's Day campaign designed to lift customers' spirits during the current period of uncertainty caused by Coronavirus.
  • Kieran Aherne, Regional Manager for Fad Pubs, comments: "As a chain of Irish-themed pubs, St. Patrick's Day is an especially important time for us and for our customers.
  • The Ripples' St. Patrick's Day campaign will take place at the following Fad venues: Chicago, Atlanta (Buckland Avenue), and Columbus.
  • Please contact us if you have any questions about using the Ripples trade mark in any context.

WISeKey Extends Commitment Term of its CHF 50 Million Equity Financing with Yorkville until February 2023; Increases Amount Available Under the Short-term Unsecured Loan Facility

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:00am

Yorkville has further agreed to make available, subject to certain conditions, a short-term unsecured loan facility in an aggregate amount of USD4 million.

Key Points: 
  • Yorkville has further agreed to make available, subject to certain conditions, a short-term unsecured loan facility in an aggregate amount of USD4 million.
  • The USD4.0 million loan facility replaces the existing USD3.5 million facility signed in October 2018; the funds drawn under the previous facility will be rolled over into the new facility.
  • Yorkville has the right to convert the outstanding loan amount or any portion thereof into Class B Shares.
  • The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions among objects and between objects and people.

Philanthropy U, The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation And GSVlabs Release Report Of Recommendations To Spark Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships In Service Of The Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

The report was created in partnership with the Hilton Foundation and GSVlabs.

Key Points: 
  • The report was created in partnership with the Hilton Foundation and GSVlabs.
  • This report is a step towards making them work better for Agenda 2030."
  • "It's imperative we work collaboratively to address the urgent problems facing the world today," said Peter Laugharn, President and Chief Executive Officer for the Hilton Foundation.
  • Foundations and impact investment firms depend on us to provide their portfolio organizations with high-quality, low-cost training at scale.

Philanthropy U, The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation And GSVlabs Release Report Of Recommendations To Spark Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships In Service Of The Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

The report was created in partnership with the Hilton Foundation and GSVlabs.

Key Points: 
  • The report was created in partnership with the Hilton Foundation and GSVlabs.
  • This report is a step towards making them work better for Agenda 2030."
  • "It's imperative we work collaboratively to address the urgent problems facing the world today," said Peter Laugharn, President and Chief Executive Officer for the Hilton Foundation.
  • Foundations and impact investment firms depend on us to provide their portfolio organizations with high-quality, low-cost training at scale.

How Do You Become the #1 Best Company to Work For? Ask Hilton – They Just Did It For the Second Year in a Row

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 2:39pm

Hilton is the first and only hospitality company in history to achieve the No.

Key Points: 
  • Hilton is the first and only hospitality company in history to achieve the No.
  • In its fifth consecutive year on the list, the global hospitality company joins a distinguished handful of companies to ever earn the top spot two years running.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200218005683/en/
    Hilton has earned the top spot on the prestigious Fortune Best Companies to Work For in the U.S. list for the second year in a row.
  • Hilton takes great care to cultivate meaningful opportunities and a workplace culture where all Team Members can thrive and be their best selves.

Statement from Rhino CEO Paraag Sarva Following New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City Address

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 7:14pm

During todays State of the City address, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about his administrations continued commitment to finding solutions that combat the housing affordability crisis affecting millions of New Yorkers across all five boroughs.

Key Points: 
  • During todays State of the City address, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about his administrations continued commitment to finding solutions that combat the housing affordability crisis affecting millions of New Yorkers across all five boroughs.
  • Over the past year, Rhino has worked closely with the Mayors Office and the City Council to advance policies that make renting easier and more affordable for all New Yorkers.
  • In July of 2019, we offered testimony before the New York City Council outlining our perspective on common-sense measures that can deliver immediate impact for renters.
  • Mayor de Blasios leadership has the potential to positively impact the 22 million renters that make up two-thirds of the citys population.

Books-A-Million Welcomes Today Show Co-Host, Jenna Bush Hager, May 7

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:54pm

Former first daughter, news personality and New York Times bestselling author Jenna Bush Hager will join fans for a meet-and-greet and book signing, to promote her newest project, Everything Is Beautiful In Its Time.

Key Points: 
  • Former first daughter, news personality and New York Times bestselling author Jenna Bush Hager will join fans for a meet-and-greet and book signing, to promote her newest project, Everything Is Beautiful In Its Time.
  • In her latest book, Jenna shares exclusive behind the scenes of her life from growing up in a political family to dating in the public eye to life on the Today show set.
  • Jenna Bush Hager is the co-anchor of the fourth hour of the Today show with Hoda Kotb and the founder of the Today book club, Read with Jenna.
  • VIP ticketholders will meet Jenna and walk away with an autographed book.