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First World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference held in north China's Tianjin

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 1:00am

TIANJIN, China, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- From August 19 to 20, the first World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference ( https://m.wvtedc.com/m/en-US?_t=ReI ) will be held in north China's Tianjin.

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  • TIANJIN, China, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- From August 19 to 20, the first World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference ( https://m.wvtedc.com/m/en-US?_t=ReI ) will be held in north China's Tianjin.
  • This conference is sponsored by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the National Commission for UNESCO of China and the Tianjin Municipal People's Government, and undertaken by the Vocational Education Development Center of the MOE, the Open University of China, the China Association for International Exchange of Education, the China Vocational and Technical Education Association and the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission.
  • During the conference, the first world vocational college skills competition and the cloud expo of the integration of industry and education of world vocational education will be held, and the initiative of preparing for the world vocational and technical education development alliance will be issued, forming a new platform and paradigm for international exchange and cooperation of vocational education that include a variety of forms.
  • The conference will issue the proposal for the establishment of the world vocational and technical education development alliance and the Tianjin Initiative.

Northern Illinois Community Initiatives Awards Impact Grants Totaling $300,000

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:38pm

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-transit solutions, a K–12 enrichment program and disadvantaged business owners will benefit from the latest round of grant funding from Northern Illinois Community Initiatives. NICI, the nonprofit founded by natural gas distributor Nicor Gas, announces three Impact Grant awards worth $100,000 each to nonprofit organizations serving Rockford, Harvey, south and west suburban Cook County and Will County. The grants, created to provide bridge funding for economic and workforce development, and community revitalization programs, builds upon NICI's mission to attract investment, mobilize partners, and connect vital resources to underserved communities in Nicor Gas' service areas.

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  • Funding will support micro-transit strategy, educational enrichment and diverse entrepreneurs
    NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-transit solutions, a K12 enrichment program and disadvantaged business owners will benefit from the latest round of grant funding from Northern Illinois Community Initiatives.
  • The data shows that poverty has steadily moved outside the city of Chicago into other parts of northern Illinois, but services and resources have not followed.
  • Northern Illinois Community Initiatives (NICI) builds a more vibrant and equitable region by investing in bold economic development initiatives that help communities thrive.For more information, visit www.nici-il.org .
  • Nicor Gas serves more than 2.2 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago.

TCR Acquisition LLC In Talks with Federal Government Over Repatriation of The Campaign Registry

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:42pm

Any and all businesses who want to send text messages to individuals from a 10-digit number must apply and register with The Campaign Registry.

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  • Any and all businesses who want to send text messages to individuals from a 10-digit number must apply and register with The Campaign Registry.
  • For more information on the foreign ownership of The Campaign Registry, please see TCR Acquisition's open letter .
  • TCR Acquisition is discussing with U.S. government leaders the implications of Chinese and foreign ownership of The Campaign Registry, including concerns for elected officials who reach out to voters through text messages.
  • Additionally, TCR Acquisition wants to inform paying customers of The Campaign Registry about how to determine if any foreign entities have access to their companies' confidential information.

Lumen Technologies declares quarterly cash dividend

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:15pm

DENVER, Aug.18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) today announced that its Board of Directors voted to declare a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25cents per share.

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  • DENVER, Aug.18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) today announced that its Board of Directors voted to declare a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25cents per share.
  • About Lumen Technologies and the People of Lumen:
    Lumen Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LUMN) is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work.
  • Lumen and Lumen Technologies are registered trademarks of Lumen Technologies LLC in the United States.
  • Lumen Technologies LLC is a wholly-owned affiliate of Lumen Technologies, Inc.
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University of Phoenix Alumna Bridget Kaigler Named One of Top 50 Women in Accounting for 2021 in Global Recognition by Ignition

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 8:00pm

University of Phoenix celebrates the recognition of its alumna Bridget Kaigler, CPA, CGMA, CMA, MBA, as one of the Top 50 Women in Accounting for 2021, a global award supported by Ignition , the worlds first client engagement and commerce platform for the professional services industry.

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  • University of Phoenix celebrates the recognition of its alumna Bridget Kaigler, CPA, CGMA, CMA, MBA, as one of the Top 50 Women in Accounting for 2021, a global award supported by Ignition , the worlds first client engagement and commerce platform for the professional services industry.
  • Eight different countries are represented by the Top 50 Women in Accounting, award; Kaigler is one of 16 leaders from the U.S.
    My accounting degree helped launch the beginning of a series of accomplishments and milestones that led to this recognition, states Kaigler.
  • This award is special because it honors both my own accomplishments as well as my commitment to advancing the diversity of the industry.
  • University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.

ghSMART Certified As A Great Place to Work

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:44pm

Smart & Company, LLC, a preeminent Leadership Advisory firm, earned certification by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture.

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  • Smart & Company, LLC, a preeminent Leadership Advisory firm, earned certification by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture.
  • This was the first year ghSMART participated in the qualifying Trust Index Employee Survey, earning Certified recognition on their first attempt.
  • Ninety-six percent of ghSMART employees think that ghSMART is a great place to work compared to 57% of typical US-based companies.
  • Everything theydo isdriven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All.

ghSMART Certified As A Great Place to Work

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:25pm

Smart & Company, LLC, a preeminent Leadership Advisory firm, earned certification by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture.

Key Points: 
  • Smart & Company, LLC, a preeminent Leadership Advisory firm, earned certification by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture.
  • This was the first year ghSMART participated in the qualifying Trust Index Employee Survey, earning Certified recognition on their first attempt.
  • Ninety-six percent of ghSMART employees think that ghSMART is a great place to work compared to 57% of typical US-based companies.
  • Everything theydo isdriven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All.

Voters 50+ Accounted for Nearly 90% of Suffolk, 80% of Nassau & 2/3 of NYC Voters in June Primaries: New Data

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:54pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Voters age 50 and up accounted for nearly 90% of Suffolk County voters in the June 28 primary, nearly 80% of voters in neighboring Nassau County and about two thirds of all voters in New York City – and nearly 80% in the Bronx and Staten Island.

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  • Strong voter participation among 50+ voters on Long Island is a characteristic shared by members of both major political parties, according to the new data, commissioned by AARP New York.
  • It is crystal clear that candidates who want to win must pay attention to issues that matter to 50+ voters.
  • "The 50+ are our most powerful voters and they will be the deciders in the 2022 elections," Finkel added.
  • To learn more, visit www.aarp.org , www.aarp.org/espanol or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspanol and @AARPadvocates, @AliadosAdelante on social media
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Grand Stevie Award Winners Announced in 2022 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:45pm

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Stevie® Awards have announced today the winners of two Grand Stevie Awards in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers.

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  • The Stevie Awards are the organizers of this and seven other national and international business awards programs, including The American Business Awards and The International Business Awards.
  • Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in the Stevie Awards for Great Employers were announced on August 8.
  • The Grand Stevie Award for Organization of the Year is determined by a points system in which each Gold Stevie win earns three points, each Silver Stevie win two points, and each Bronze Stevie win one-and-a-half points.
  • The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognize achievement in many facets of the workplace.

Globee® Awards Issues call for the 15th Annual Golden Bridge Business and Innovation

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Globee® Awards, organizer of the world's premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2023 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. The Golden Bridge Awards® is the world's premier business awards program honoring achievements in every industry worldwide.

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  • Now accepting entries from all over the world for the 15th Annual 2023 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards.
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Globee Awards, organizer of the world's premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2023 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards.
  • The Golden Bridge Awards is the world's premier business awards program honoring achievements in every industry worldwide.
  • Stay posted and read success stories of organizations by subscribing to the Globee Newsletter: https://globeeawards.com/subscribe/
    Globee Awards are conferred in nine programs and competitions: the American Best in Business Awards, Business Excellence Awards, CEO World Awards, Cybersecurity World Awards, Disruptor Company Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Information Technology World Awards, Sales, Marketing, & Customer Success Awards, and Women World Awards.