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Printpack Williamsburg Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s (DOLI) Voluntary Protection Programs
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Printpack in Williamsburg, Virginia, has been approved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.
AMARILLO, Texas, Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Amarillo is leading the way in getting the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. According to online data from covidactnow.org, the Amarillo metro area is among the top metro areas in the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington D.C., metropolitan-based law firm of Jordan Guydon, LLP, announced today a plan to reduce sexual assault and harassment in the military. "Our plan recommends that Secretary of Defense Austin update 75-year-old architecture," said managing partner Attorney Daryle A. Jordan, a former Army lawyer and veteran of the Gulf War.
MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blockit Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, has been on the front lines of the pandemic, providing a no-cost adaptation of their deeply integrated and highly sophisticated healthcare scheduling platform to be utilized toward COVID-19 relief efforts. Today, Blockit announced that its vaccine scheduling solution is now being used by over 350 organizations responsible for scheduling over 400,000 vaccines.
FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Full Spectrum Operations, LLC, (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a contract for Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS).
BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black Sage is proud to announce and welcome Randy Robinson as Director of Government Operations. Mr. Robinson served the United States Air Force for a total of thirty-five years, twenty years in active-duty and fifteen years working at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation applauds final passage of Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act. This legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03).
The country’s most successful non-partisan congressional candidate Michael Moore announces 2022 campaign
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2020 Michael Moore challenged incumbent Democrat Ilhan Omar for Minnesota's fifth congressional district. Moore was the only U.S. congressional candidate in the country facing both a Republican and Democratic candidate who received more than 9% of the general election vote. Today Moore's campaign announced they will again challenge Omar.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NineTwelve Announces the Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone, a virtual and onsite practical innovation lab. NineTwelve's 5G laboratory in downtown Indianapolis means significant speed and quantum encryption are possible for technologists, businesses, and visitors throughout Indiana and its worldwide network.
ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - MEDIA ADVISORY -- Just a day before they must fight in court against the purging of Georgia voters, the Transformative Justice Coalition and Rainbow PUSH Coalition will join the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda, community leaders and organizers from across the state for a press conference to kick-off the John Lewis "Good Trouble" March and Votercades to mobilize voters for the U.S. Senate runoff races and Public Service Commission race on Jan 5, 2021.
NEW YORK., N.Y., Dec. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cleopatra Fitzgerald is a New York City native and she's announcing her 2021 run for mayor. The Cleopatra Fitzgerald For The Five Boroughs campaign message is: "Back to life to real solutions."
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is proud to present the 3rd Annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival, an enriching and entertaining showcase of the best local and national spoken word artists and writers. While poets will be competing live at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center from December 10-12, due to COVID-19, the festival will be live streamed to the public.
Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda Expands GOTV Activities for Georgia Senate Runoff Amid Ongoing Efforts to Disenfranchise Black Voters
ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts to suppress and invalidate the voices of Black voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia have galvanized the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda (Peoples' Agenda), Clayton County Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) and other groups to register, educate and mobilize voters for the upcoming Senate runoff elections.
Dominion Energy – Surry Power Station in Surry, Va. Receives Their Fourth ‘Virginia Star’ Designation Under the Department of Labor and...
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Dominion Energy Surry Power Station in Surry, Virginia, has been recertified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce that the Atlantic Boulevard Bridge Enhancement is the 2020 winner of the Best Transportation Transit Enhancement category at the annual Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Awards, which were bestowed November 19, 2020.
Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia Receives its Second ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia has been approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on January 21, 2015.
RIVERSIDE, Ill., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What if every member of Congress read the same book? And what if that book was about libraries? That's the question that EveryLibrary posed as the basis for their recently launched One Book, One Congress campaign. Every $20 raised by the One Book, One Congress campaign will be used to send a copy of the book "Inspiring Library Stories" to a member of Congress.
SEEKONK, Mass., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group, an over-watch children's advocate agency based in Seekonk, MA, has been working vigorously alongside State Representative, Steven Howitt (R), Bristol County to implement Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill) that would close loopholes in our Mental Health Care system in Massachusetts. Because of these loopholes, abuse of incapacitated children and adolescents occur daily.
NUSTAR L.P. Virginia Beach Terminal in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and...
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that the NuStar L.P. Terminal in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been certified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.
AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC (AMI) Has Been Contracted by CDC to Provide Emergency Response Team Services in Support of the CDC
RESTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CDC has contracted AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC (AMI) to provide Commercial COVID-19 Emergency Response Team (C-C19ERT) services. This work includes sample collection, logistics, and quality control metrics to ensure subsequent, high-quality, CLIA laboratory testing.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce their new marketing campaign, "Love Always, Pompano Beach." The all-encompassing annual program will feature local businesses located in the East CRA District, sharing special offers and experiences to attract residents and non-residents alike.
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phacil, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of By Light Professional IT Services, has been awarded a bridge contract for a one-year base period with one, six-month option period with a total lifecycle value of $83.7M by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Defense Information System Network (DISN) Technical Refresh Turnkey Support project via the ENCORE III Full and Open (F&O) suite contract.
‘I am Lauderhill’ Campaign Features City’s Police Officers – Short Form Videos Reveal Fun Facts about Local Law Enforcement
LAUDERHILL, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Lauderhill, in collaboration with the consulting firm RMA, has launched a new video campaign featuring local police officers sharing fun facts about themselves. The "I am Lauderhill-We are Lauderhill" segments are emailed to residents and other subscribers in the City's official newsletter, Lauderhill Living and posted on social media.
Indiana 5G Zone Launches as First to Demonstrate Quantum-Safe Encryption as A Service for 5G IoT Systems
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In September 2020, the quantum-safe XQ Message platform was successfully deployed at the Indiana 5G Zone's Advanced Innovation & Test Lab in a service configuration. Quantum-safe encryption ensures that data can be kept safe from existing data exfiltration as well as future quantum computing attacks.
National Rural Water Association presents Idaho Rural Water Association with the 2020 State Association of the Year Award
BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA) earns the 2020 State Association of the Year Award in the Awards of Excellence competition awarded by National Rural Water Association (NRWA). This is the second time IRWA has earned this award since its incorporation in Idaho in 1987.
NAES Southampton Power Station in Franklin, Virginia Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary...
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that NAES Southampton Power Station in Franklin, Virginia, has been recertified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While other cities around the country are considering raising taxes, or already have, in response to budget shortfalls due to COVID-19, the Pompano Beach CRA has announced that residents of the City of Pompano Beach are experiencing one of the lowest tax rates in Broward County according to the recently released 2021 millage rates.
Royse Events to Host the 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum on Oct 10: The Future of California
MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Royse Events LLC, a nonpartisan organizer of technology and policy events, today announced its upcoming 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum. The CASC Forum will provide a virtual platform for candidates from across the state to briefly share their vision for California's future.
September is National Preparedness Month: Statewide Mutual Aid Network Provides 24/7 Response to Illinois Communities
ST. CHARLES, Ill., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Communities are continuing clean-up efforts following the summer's severe weather events, says Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network. This includes an Aug. 10 storm classified by the National Weather Service as a Derecho that produced widespread damage to trees, power lines, buildings, and vehicles from hurricane-force winds and 11 tornadoes.
Ohio Veterans Launch Camp Freeman GoFundMe campaign and website to begin construction on their first non-profit Veterans’ Retreat
NEWARK, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Freeman, a Veteran Owned Ohio Non-Profit 501(c)(3) has been established to support homeless, at-risk, disabled, and transitioning veterans. Camp Freeman is launching their fundraising campaign on Gofundme.com September 11th, 2020 with a goal of $2.9 million to build their first regional facility and headquarters right here in central Ohio.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pompano Beach residents are encouraged to attend a special presentation about the McNab House & Botanical Gardens during a virtual Pompano Beach CRA meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. The presentation will introduce Randy Hollingworth, Director of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design from the award-winning, international firm Bermello, Ajamil and Partners (B&A).
MONROE, La., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Phillip Snowden Campaign announces, mentor and retired engineer, Phillip Snowden on August 29, 2020 will officially announce his candidacy to represent the hard-working people of Louisiana's 5th Congressional District. The announcement will occur at 11 a.m. in his childhood home of Dubach, Louisiana near the Hamilton Warehouse Event Center (124 Hico Street).
EIDSON, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blair Walsingham, Democratic Congressional nominee in Tennessee's 1st District will award two "Freedom Grants," $500/month for one year to district residents. Walsingham says that her Freedom Grant, not dependent upon a vote for her, is intended to "empower individuals to move beyond survival."
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, through their Rotary and Mission Systems group.
HARLEM, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- District Leader Oz Sultan announced today that he is the reformed Republican candidate for New York's 30th District for State Senate. Sultan, a Harlem resident, has gone from a Harlem Resident to a District Leader for the 70th Assembly.
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.
LAFAYETTE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the Sacramento region heads into an extremely hot week, one local animal welfare organization is taking action to help animals left in hot cars. The Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to all animal control officers in Sacramento County.
MAGLITE and First Responder Orgs Partner with Pedestrian Safety Institute to Promote 2020 National Traffic Safety Awareness Month
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Mag Instrument, U.S. Manufacturer of the iconic MAGLITE flashlight, have partnered with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to drive awareness of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrian and traffic fatalities in the Month of July.
EIDSON, Tenn., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blair Walsingham, candidate for US Congress TN District 1, announced today an endorsement by former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his non-profit, Humanity Forward. Yang's campaign focused on Human Capitalism and Universal Basic Income, inspiring a movement to end partisan politics and seek solutions driven by data.
Pandemic Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Org Drafts Bill to Update Health & Safety Code
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.
ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia's goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth's nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.
Healthcare Executive SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for the August Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings
MIRAMAR, Fla., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida's 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a home health company with offices in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over a decade, RMA has been guiding city and county leaders through the "reinvention" process using a strategic multistep approach to help communities overcome economic obstacles. Now, as cities struggle to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, the firm has created a Recovery Playbook for municipal leaders.
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Olsen announced that he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Arizona's 8th Congressional district. "I think of representing the people of Arizona in Congress as the culmination of my life's work," stated Olsen.
OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since the WHO announced the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic status in early March, long-term care facilities have been on the front lines of the health and safety battle, notes the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).
North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph has been selected as a 2020 Miami Times ‘New Generation of Dreamers’
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Miami Times has selected North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq. to join the Class of 2020's "Next Generation of Dreamers." Joseph is being recognized for his leadership in resolving a water billing controversy affecting nearly 200,000 customers throughout Northern Miami-Dade County served by the city's water utility.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey, in public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential, will bring some much needed green space back to the heavily commercial Pennsauken corridor in the form of two Community Landmarks, a Clocktower on Route 38 and a Monument on Marlton Pike. More than 70% of the land along Route 38 and 70 is zoned commercial, and commercial land can be 85% "impervious" - meaning concrete and asphalt as opposed to landscaping and greenery.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women's right to vote.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA has revealed the international deal-making that was required to secure an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) distribution center as the anchor for the new Portland Industrial Park in Deltona, Florida. RMA's economic development and real estate project management team brokered the deal between DOT Properties headquartered in Australia; Seefried Industrial Properties, the developer for Amazon; and the City.