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Cerium Laboratories Goes “Above and Beyond” for Texas National Guard Employee

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Austin-based Cerium Laboratories was presented with the Above and Beyond Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on November 21.

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  • Austin-based Cerium Laboratories was presented with the Above and Beyond Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on November 21.
  • ESGR recognized Cerium for their support of Dr. Will Flanagan while away as a Texas Army National Guardsman at Army Airborne School and Operation Lone Star.
  • Cerium went Above and Beyond by maintaining Dr. (First Lieutenant) Flanagans benefits and a portion of his pay while away for his National Guard duties.
  • We owe a great deal of gratitude for the service and sacrifices of the Texas National Guard.

Living Legends Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Soar at AHF’s World AIDS Day Concert at Kennedy Center

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) hosted its 2022 World AIDS Day Concert on Wednesday, November 30th, at the prestigious concert hall of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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  • The AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) hosted its 2022 World AIDS Day Concert on Wednesday, November 30th, at the prestigious concert hall of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
  • The concert is held every year to commemorate World AIDS Day, observed internationally each year on December 1.
  • This was the sixth World AIDS Day concert event that AHF recently hosted to raise HIV/AIDS awareness.
  • Prior AHF World AIDS Day concerts included:
    2021: World AIDS Day concert at The FORUM in Los Angeles, produced by Debbie Allen, featuring Jennifer Hudson and Christina Aguilera and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.

Local Non-Profit Hoping to Make a Difference During the Holiday Season

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The JL Cares Leadership team also seeks out partnerships with other local businesses to make a greater impact than they could by themselves.

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  • The JL Cares Leadership team also seeks out partnerships with other local businesses to make a greater impact than they could by themselves.
  • With the rising prices in the cost of goods, the team hopes it can make a difference in the lives of a few.
  • To nominate a family, visit jlcares.org and tell the team how JL Cares can make a difference in the lives of a family.
  • JL Remodeling's owner, Jeff Laurence has a passion towards helping people, and launched the JL Cares non-profit in 2021.

Cleve Jones, Activist and Founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, Honored with Lifetime of Commitment Award on World AIDS Day

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day with a national observance at the 10-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco, honoring AIDS activist and founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Cleve Jones with its Lifetime of Commitment Award. 

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  • National AIDS Memorial marked the annual day of hope, healing, and remembrance with observances at the 10-acre Memorial Grove and displaying Quilt in nearly 100 communities throughout the U.S.
    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day with a national observance at the 10-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco, honoring AIDS activist and founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Cleve Jones with its Lifetime of Commitment Award.
  • "When the AIDS crisis tightened its grip on San Francisco when pain and despair grew rampant you kept hope alive," Speaker Pelosi continued.
  • The National AIDS Memorial worked with local partners from across the country to display hundreds of Quilt sections featuring more than 3,500 individual panels in nearly 100 communities on World AIDS Day.
  • Portions of the National AIDS Memorial's World AIDS Day Observance can be viewed online at www.aidsmemorial.org/wad2022 .

Clean Water Volunteer Program Wine To Water Reopens After Years of Stifling Due to Pandemic

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Friday, December 2, 2022

More than two years ago, global clean water nonprofit, Wine To Water (W|W) was forced to put a growing volunteer program on pause due to the global pandemic.

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  • More than two years ago, global clean water nonprofit, Wine To Water (W|W) was forced to put a growing volunteer program on pause due to the global pandemic.
  • Today, they announced that the program is open again with an expanded reach, bringing water filtration and well construction, thereby reducing bottled water dependence or a complete lack of clean water.
  • They will also deliver a filter to a home and share in the experience of the family taking their first sip of clean water.
  • Wine To Water (W|W) is a global clean water organization committed to preserving life and dignity through the power of clean water.

'Tis the Season for Giving Back at Jim Ellis Automotive

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Friday, December 2, 2022

ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Jim Ellis Automotive Group is pleased to announce their seventh annual holiday giving campaign supporting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Starting December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022, each of the 20 Jim Ellis family-owned and operated dealerships will donate a portion of every sale of all new or pre-owned vehicles to The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.,

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  • Jim Ellis Automotive Group launches annual holiday giving campaign to support the fight against pediatric cancer and blood disorders.
  • ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Jim Ellis Automotive Group is pleased to announce their seventh annual holiday giving campaign supporting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
  • Through their efforts over all of the holiday giving campaigns, Jim Ellis Automotive has donated over $250,000 to groups supporting women and children in need across the Atlanta area.
  • "No one wants to see a child struggle or be in pain" said Jim Ellis Automotive Group Vice President Stacey Ellis Hodges.

Gemmy Whimsical Christmas Décor That Makes Spirits Bright

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Friday, December 2, 2022

DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Make the holidays merry and bright with Gemmy Christmas décor available at Walmart! Three new whimsical Airblown® Inflatables provide the perfect jolly display, making spirits bright all season long.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Make the holidays merry and bright with Gemmy Christmas dcor available at Walmart!
  • Three new whimsical Airblown Inflatables provide the perfect jolly display, making spirits bright all season long.
  • Three new whimsical Airblown Inflatables from Gemmy provide a jolly display, making spirits bright all season long.
  • Featuring bright, cheery colors, this eye-catching inflatable includes a decorated Christmas tree in the middle of a "Happy Holidays!"

Consumer Watchdog: Victims of Medical Harm Who Have Been Misled and Silenced Call on CA Medical Board to Endorse Patient Bill of Rights to Overhaul Physician Discipline

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Their testimony asks board members to back Patient Bill of Rights legislation, including reforms to give consumers a voice in the enforcement process and make discipline tougher and more transparent.

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  • Their testimony asks board members to back Patient Bill of Rights legislation, including reforms to give consumers a voice in the enforcement process and make discipline tougher and more transparent.
  • Medical Board public member and whistleblower TJ Watkins released a Board "Accountability Act" in an interview with NBC LA Wednesday.
  • It proposes model legislation to make physician discipline robust, transparent and accountable with consistent disciplinary guidelines that serve as a deterrent to patient harm.
  • The Board has been under withering scrutiny from lawmakers, the news media, and the public for enabling dangerous doctors to continue to practice.

Natural Grocers® Receives Recognition in Second Annual Impact Awards, Honoring Companies Focused on the Greater Good

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Friday, December 2, 2022

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers®, the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., was recently recognized in two categories for this year's Impact Awards from Progressive Grocer.

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  • Natural Grocers received recognition in the categories of Food Security/Nutritional Leadership and Workforce Development/Employee Support.
  • Natural Grocers was recognized by Progressive Grocer for several key efforts in Food Security/Nutritional Leadership:
    Providing its Always AffordableSM Pricing on high quality natural and organic products.
  • Our company will continue focusing on these principles for generations to come," stated Heather Isely, Executive Vice President of Natural Grocers.
  • Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) is an expanding specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries, body care products, and dietary supplements.

Tenuta Luce, The Iconic Tuscan Estate, Announces The Release Of Lucente 2020

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Friday, December 2, 2022

MONTACINO, Italy, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tenuta Luce, the iconic Tuscan estate, born from the partnership between Napa Valley legend Robert Mondavi and Vittorio Frescobaldi of the historic Marchese de Frescobaldi winemaking family, is pleased to announce the release of Lucente 2020 in the US market with a restyled front label.

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  • A thoughtful interpretation of extraordinary terroir, Lucente is a masterful blend of Sangiovese and Merlot grown in estate vineyards at Tenuta Luce.
  • The rain showers in the first weeks of June prepared the vines to cope with a long, hot summer.
  • Lucente 2020 is an homage to this vision: a duet between the beauty of the land and the art of winemaking.
  • Since 1993, Tenuta Luce has represented the very soul of Montalcino, an extraordinary area within the Parco Naturale della Val d'Orcia.