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XO World Project to Unveil Two Monumental Sculptures at World Trade Center in Honor of World Peace Day

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:00pm

XO World Project today announced it will display two monumental sculptures in New York City to celebrate World Peace Day on September 21, 2021.

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  • XO World Project today announced it will display two monumental sculptures in New York City to celebrate World Peace Day on September 21, 2021.
  • To promote equality, unity, peace, and love, artist Daniel Anderson created the XO World sculpture and its companion, the XO Play sculpture.
  • The XO World will be installed in front of One World Trade Center on the West Plaza at 285 Fulton Street.
  • XO World Project plans to install the XO World and XO Play sculptures in Paris in 2022, and in London, Hong Kong, Moscow, and Dubai thereafter.

MuddHouse Media launches "Top of the World" podcast highlighting the people and stories behind the historic rebuilding of the World Trade Center

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:27pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MuddHouse Mediaannounced today the official launch of Top of the World: Lessons from Rebuilding the World Trade Center, an 11-part podcast series featuring the people at the heart of the historic rebuilding of the new World Trade Center.
  • Each episode of Top of the World explores the rebuilding through the eyes of those at the center of the action.
  • "Rebuilding the World Trade Center has been and continues to be the passion of my life," said Larry A. Silverstein, Chairman, Silverstein Properties.
  • For additional information regarding The Top of the World, please visit: muddhousemedia.com/top-of-the-world
    Dara McQuillan (Chief Marketing Officer, Silverstein Properties)is available for interviews upon request.

New Book: 'Welcome to the U.S.A.-You're Hired! A Guide for Foreign-Born People Seeking Jobs'

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 6:24pm

A Guide for Foreign-Born People Seeking Jobs, published by Constead Press.

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  • A Guide for Foreign-Born People Seeking Jobs, published by Constead Press.
  • This book launches on Citizenship Day, Sept.17, 2021, because having a job is the basis for individual and national economic success.
  • The book demystifies the tactics necessary to find and land meaningful work so that the new Americanand Americawill thrive and succeed.
  • She holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.

In A New Video Series from TJFR Press, 20 Current and Former Wall Street Journal Staffers Recall Their Traumatic 9/11 Experiences

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:44pm

In an exclusive video series from TJFR Press, timed to coincide with the release of the new book, "September Twelfth: An American Comeback Story," 20 current and former reporters and editors with The Wall Street Journal share their traumatic experiences that day and the impact those events had on their lives.

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  • In an exclusive video series from TJFR Press, timed to coincide with the release of the new book, "September Twelfth: An American Comeback Story," 20 current and former reporters and editors with The Wall Street Journal share their traumatic experiences that day and the impact those events had on their lives.
  • On 9/11, the fallout from the collapse of the World Trade Center towers destroyed the Journal's headquarters, located directly across the street from the Twin Towers.
  • The panels are available to screen for free to everyone who purchases a copy of "September Twelfth."
  • Rotbart notes that most of the journalists interviewed no longer work for The Wall Street Journal, which makes their reunions all the more special.

Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro Named Humanitarian of the Year for the 2021 Columbus Day Parade And Celebration Weekend

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 1:30pm

Nigro joins the previously announced guests of honor for this year's Columbus Celebration, including 2021 Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, and Columbus Citizens Foundation's 2021 Honorees Joe Gurrera and Jodi Pulice.

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  • Nigro joins the previously announced guests of honor for this year's Columbus Celebration, including 2021 Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, and Columbus Citizens Foundation's 2021 Honorees Joe Gurrera and Jodi Pulice.
  • Daniel A. Nigro was appointed New York City's Fire Commissioner by Mayor Bill deBlasio on June 9th, 2014.
  • The annual Columbus Day Parade is the world's largest celebration of Italian American heritage and culture in the United States.
  • The Foundation organizes New York City's annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York's Fifth Avenue since 1929.

Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro Named Humanitarian Of The Year For The 2021 Columbus Day Parade And Celebration Weekend

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 1:30pm

Nigro joins the previously announced guests of honor for this year's Columbus Celebration, including 2021 Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, and Columbus Citizens Foundation's 2021 Honorees Joe Gurrera and Jodi Pulice.

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  • Nigro joins the previously announced guests of honor for this year's Columbus Celebration, including 2021 Grand Marshal Michael Pascucci, and Columbus Citizens Foundation's 2021 Honorees Joe Gurrera and Jodi Pulice.
  • Daniel A. Nigro was appointed New York City's Fire Commissioner by Mayor Bill deBlasio on June 9th, 2014.
  • The annual Columbus Day Parade is the world's largest celebration of Italian American heritage and culture in the United States.
  • The Foundation organizes New York City's annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York's Fifth Avenue since 1929.

BMCC/CUNY COMMEMORATES 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:04pm

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001.

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  • This year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001.
  • Seven World Trade burned all day after the Towers fell, then collapsed against BMCC's Fiterman Hall, which was razed and rebuilt.
  • The press is also invited to attend any of the virtual 9/11 events, all of which require zoom registration.
  • BMCC is a diverse teaching and learning community committed to advancing equity and the intellectual and personal growth of students.

Decades After Toxic Exposure, 9/11 First Responders May Still Lower Their Risk of Lung Injury

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Experts have long feared that this exposure would later lead to lung disease in first responders.

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  • Experts have long feared that this exposure would later lead to lung disease in first responders.
  • Adjusting at least one of these factors, the study investigators found, can greatly lower the risk of firefighters' developing lung disease within five years, even 20 years after toxic exposures at Ground Zero.
  • For example, for a male firefighter of average height, a 7-pound weight loss could decrease his risk for lung injury by 20 percent.
  • In addition, the investigation is the first to date to quantify how adjusting one or more of these risk factors changes lung disease risk.

BuzzCast Wins Gold Stevie Award® for Start-up of the Year 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:10pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BuzzCast announced today that it has won a Gold Stevie Award for Start-up of the Year 2021 in the 18th Annual International Business Awards.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BuzzCast announced today that it has won a Gold Stevie Award for Start-up of the Year 2021 in the 18th Annual International Business Awards.
  • BuzzCast clients include global brands and organizations, including Anthem, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The World Trade and Tourism Council, Just for Laughs, and Uber.
  • BuzzCast was the platform behind NASM Optima 2020, which was awarded a Gold Stevie Award for Best Educational Conference of 2020.
  • "BuzzCast was an incredible partner for our most important event that we had to make virtual in the current environment.

NASM Optima 2020 Wins Gold Stevie Award® for Best Educational Conference

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

The award recognizes best-in-class virtual events that were held in 2020 when the event industry was forced to rapidly innovate in response to the global pandemic.

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  • The award recognizes best-in-class virtual events that were held in 2020 when the event industry was forced to rapidly innovate in response to the global pandemic.
  • "Optima is the premier event for our community to learn, network and share the latest science and trends in fitness and wellness," said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM.
  • "We founded BuzzCast in 2020 to address a significant gap in the market," said Ryan Byrne, co-founder and CEO of BuzzCast.
  • The NASM Optima 2020 virtual conference included 100 educational sessions for Continuing Education Units, guided workouts, and valuable opportunities to network with leaders and your peers in a state-of-the-art virtual environment.