Homelessness

Comcast Donates 1,200 Computers To Ohio County Schools Students, Community Partners In Wheeling

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00pm

As part of that effort, Comcast is donating 850 of these computers to Ohio County Schools students, with the district identifying students in need who are involved in a variety of programs in its four middle schools and Wheeling Park High School.

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  • As part of that effort, Comcast is donating 850 of these computers to Ohio County Schools students, with the district identifying students in need who are involved in a variety of programs in its four middle schools and Wheeling Park High School.
  • Ohio County Schools also plans to distribute some laptops to community partners, including Crittenton Services and the Children's Home of Wheeling.
  • "Comcast's donation will benefit so many students who would have no other way to own such technology," Ohio County Schools Superintendent Kimberly Miller said.
  • Ohio County Schools is so grateful for this exceptional educational outreach by Comcast."

Skechers President Michael Greenberg Is Inducted Into Best of Manhattan’s Hall of Fame and Skechers Wins “Pay It Forward” Award

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:13pm

Skechers, The Comfort Technology Company, announced that its president, Michael Greenberg, was the inaugural inductee in Best of Manhattans Hall of Fame.

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  • Skechers, The Comfort Technology Company, announced that its president, Michael Greenberg, was the inaugural inductee in Best of Manhattans Hall of Fame.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211022005507/en/
    Best of Manhattan's inaugural Hall of Fame inductee Michael Greenberg with his honor and Skechers' "Pay It Forward" award.
  • The Skechers president and his company have raised more than $30 million for causes in the South Bay and around the world.
  • In addition to being honored with the Pay it Forward award, Skechers was also nominated as a finalist in this years Best of Manhattan category.

Frederick Rescue Mission Welcomes New Partnership Development Director

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00pm

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Frederick Rescue Mission is adding to their leadership team with the hiring of Jasmine Sneed in the role of Partnership Development Director.

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  • FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Frederick Rescue Mission is adding to their leadership team with the hiring of Jasmine Sneed in the role of Partnership Development Director.
  • A native of Manassas, Virginia, Jasmine joined the Mission on October 11, 2021 to focus on cultivating partnerships in the local community.
  • As Partnership Development Director, Jasmine will nurture existing relationships and work to expand the Mission's partnership base.
  • The Frederick Rescue Mission has been serving the city and the surrounding areas for five decades.

Frederick Rescue Mission Welcomes New Learning Center Director

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Frederick Rescue Mission is adding to their leadership team with the hiring of Christine Bugher in the role of Learning Center Director.

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  • FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Frederick Rescue Mission is adding to their leadership team with the hiring of Christine Bugher in the role of Learning Center Director.
  • Previously, Chris was the Director of the Marriage Resource Center of Frederick County, and she will continue to teach a communications course at Frederick Community College.
  • She has over 30 years of experience in education and training, and has two postgraduate degrees: one in education and another in learning design/technology.
  • The Frederick Rescue Mission has been serving the city and the surrounding areas for five decades.

"Beyond Wall Street" Interview Series Introduces Innovators in Finance & Alternative Investing

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Arixa Capital is pleased to announce the launch of "Beyond Wall Street" (BWS), a series of interviews with innovators and emerging leaders in the fields of finance and alternative investing.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Arixa Capital is pleased to announce the launch of "Beyond Wall Street" (BWS), a series of interviews with innovators and emerging leaders in the fields of finance and alternative investing.
  • Beyond Wall Street can be found online at www.beyondws.com and as a podcast series on Spotify .
  • With a dozen exclusive interviews to date and new episode releases every month, BWS consists of 1520-minute conversations with entrepreneurs who are addressing niches of all kinds within finance.
  • BWS guests have specialties that include real estate lending, fine art lending, litigation finance, development of apartment buildings and providing credit to growing companies.

Volunteers of America of Florida Selects Streamline Becoming the VOA Early Adopter of SmartCare

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:26pm

Following any evaluation of current market offerings, Volunteers of America of Florida (VOAF) has completed a partnership to make SmartCare its next EHR solution.

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  • Following any evaluation of current market offerings, Volunteers of America of Florida (VOAF) has completed a partnership to make SmartCare its next EHR solution.
  • Janet Stringfellow, President & CEO at Volunteers of America of Florida stated, Quality Practices is a value of Volunteers of America of Florida.
  • It is with great excitement that Streamline welcomes VOAF to the SmartCare user community as our first VOA partner, said Javed Husain, Co-CEO at Streamline Healthcare Solutions.
  • Volunteers of America of Florida creates positive life changes through affordable housing and supportive services (i.e.

Dallas Based Reentry Nonprofit, The Way Back, Awarded Grant from Aventiv Technologies' Community Impact Fund

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

This grant from the Aventiv Technologies Community Impact Fund will ensure that The Way Back can continue with our vital work as we support and advocate for second chances.

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  • This grant from the Aventiv Technologies Community Impact Fund will ensure that The Way Back can continue with our vital work as we support and advocate for second chances.
  • Connecting individuals with immediate income opportunities, coupled with case management service, equates to a reduction in homeless and lower recidivism.
  • The Way Back was awarded $30,000 from Aventiv Technologies allowing us to provide smart phones and service as part of our "The Way Back to Work" program.
  • This grant will help us empower individuals, restore families and create safer communities" Robert "T-Ray" Manley, Executive Director-The Way Back.

The Salvation Army, Nicor Gas announce $5 million Shield of Caring energy assistance and basic needs program

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:48pm

Nicor Gas has contributed $5 million to The Salvation Army to serve those hardest hit by the pandemic.

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  • Nicor Gas has contributed $5 million to The Salvation Army to serve those hardest hit by the pandemic.
  • Nicor Gas has contributed $5 million to The Salvation Army to serve those hardest hit by the pandemic.
  • The Salvation Army will distribute the financial assistance through its corps community centers and service extension units in 37 counties in Nicor Gas' Illinois service territory.
  • The Shield of Caring Programbuilds onto Nicor Gas' existing Sharing Program , which is funded by Nicor Gas and donations from its customers to offer bill payment assistance to eligible residential customers in need.

Momentum Grows for Morreale Healthcare Practice with International Award Recognition

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:25pm

This represents the highest honor achievable for the Stevie Awards and is the firms 20th award in it's 15-years history.

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  • This represents the highest honor achievable for the Stevie Awards and is the firms 20th award in it's 15-years history.
  • "Morreale is honored to be recognized with Gold Stevie Awardsfor our results-oriented work that continues to provide diverse communities across our state with trusted sources of information," said Kim Morreale, President/CEO of Morreale Communications.
  • Morreale demonstrated the experience and relationships necessary to strengthen our program in the state's COVID-19 effort and surpassed all expectations," said Tom Hughes, IPHA.
  • Morreale Communications is a leading strategic communications agency working at the intersection of business, media, policy and people.

Pure Farmland™ Celebrates Bonton Farms With $20,000 Donation Through Its Pure Growth Project

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:32pm

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Earlier today, Pure Farmland recognized Bonton Farms in Dallas, Texas, for its positive local impact with a check donation of $20,000.

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  • SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Earlier today, Pure Farmland recognized Bonton Farms in Dallas, Texas, for its positive local impact with a check donation of $20,000.
  • The contribution is part of the Pure Growth Project , an initiative launched by Pure Farmland in 2020 to ensure community gardens and farms continue to thrive and help increase access to fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables nationwide.
  • Pure Farmland joined Bonton Farms to celebrate the local green space's achievements and highlight the continued impact their hard work has on the neighborhood.
  • Bonton Farms leverages urban agriculture to nourish the physical, mental, and financial health within a neighborhood of 4,600 individuals each year.