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UPDATE: The Ontario Federation of Labour welcomes news of the resignation of former York Region District School Board Trustee Nancy Elgie

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:00:01 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 18, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour welcomes news of the resignation of former school board trustee Nancy Elgie, following her use of a racial slur in reference to a Black parent after a public meeting in November of 2016. The OFL encourages the YRDSB to continue to work toward eliminating anti-Black racism and Islamophobia within the school system.

USO and NBA Bring 2017 All-Star Game Experience to U.S. Service Members in the Middle East

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:04:10 EST

Caron Butler, Bob Delaney, Sam Perkins and Ivory Latta lead first-ever Hoops for Troops USO Tournament and attend Viewing Party as part of week-long USO tour

The Ontario Federation of Labour welcomes news of the resignation of former York Region District School Board Trustee Nancy Elgie

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:30:42 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 17, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour welcomes news of the resignation of former school board trustee Nancy Elgie, after using a racial slur in reference to a Black parent after a public meeting in November of 2016. The OFL encourages the YRDSB to continue to work toward eliminating anti-Black racism and Islamophobia within the school system.

Mountain America Announces 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:50:35 EST

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - Mountain America Credit Union's 2017 scholarship program is now underway, with a total of six scholarships being offered to credit union members and their families. The scholarships are awarded based on a student's academic performance, community volunteer service and a written essay about his or her educational and career aspirations.

X Ambassadors and No Barriers Launch Renegade Scholarship Fund

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:44:53 EST

FORT COLLINS, CO--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - Rock band X Ambassadors and nonprofit No Barriers announce a partnership today that will generate scholarship funds for programs that empower people to break through barriers and find their inner renegade.

Concurrent Technologies Corporation Board of Directors Elects Two New Board Members

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00:54 EST

JOHNSTOWN, PA--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - The Board of Directors of Concurrent Technologies Corporation elected two new board members, who have a combined 80+ years of government, military, and industry leadership experience. Jeffrey K. Harris, who has also been named to the recently established Concurrent Technologies Corporation Technical Advisory Board, and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Joseph Yakovac are joining the current 10 Board of Directors members.

Mesothelioma Expert to Receive Award at Regional Therapies Conference

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00:15 EST

Mesothelioma expert, Mary Hesdorffer, has been selected to receive the Gabriella Graham Patient Advocacy award at the 12th International Regional Therapies conference in Snowbird, UT.

Retired Army Colonel Joe Brown Named Warriors Heart Executive Director

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

Brown Comes Out of Retirement to Help Active/Retired Members of the Military and First Responders Combat Chemical Dependency and Psychological Disorders

First-Ever Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Puts Condition in the National Spotlight

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - On February 22, the first-ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day will be celebrated throughout the country. Mended Hearts has joined with other organizations, advocates, and individuals to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease (HVD) and improve detection and access to life-saving treatment.

Registration opens for ONA Dublin, a forum on emerging trends in digital media

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - Registration is now open for ONA Dublin, a full-day conference May 19, 2017, on emerging trends and best practices in digital media. Hosted by the Online News Association (ONA), the largest association of digital journalists, the event will feature a full day of programming to address the latest issues in the digital media landscape with experts from around the world, as well as hands-on demos that will offer the chance to engage with emerging technology.

New First Nations Report Details Policy Efforts that Tribal Communities are Using to Reclaim Their Local Food Systems

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

LONGMONT, CO--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has released a new report, Roots of Change: Food Policy in Native Communities, which looks at recent developments in tribal communities aimed at taking control of their local food systems.

TV Chosun Announces 'The Korea's Influential CEO in 2017'

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:09:58 EST

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2017) - TV Chosun announced 40 leaders of various companies, governments, and non-profit organizations as the 'The Korea's Influential CEO in 2017'.

CORRECTION - Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2017 Justice Fellows

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:36:58 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 16, 2017) - In the news release, "Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2017 Justice Fellows," issued earlier today by Immigrant Justice Corps, we are advised by the organization that in the list of Fellows, "Imogene Markin" should read "Imogene Mankin," and the law school for Michelle Martinez should read "Boston University School of Law" rather than "Brooklyn Law School" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

CIHI/Commonwealth Fund study on health: the good, the bad and what's missing

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:36:33 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 16, 2017) -

Organic & Natural Health Launches Omega-3 Nutrient Field Study and Spearheads Pesticide Testing Program for Members

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:22:05 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2017) - Organic & Natural Health Association (Organic & Natural Health) hosted its second annual national conference Jan. 24-25 at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, Florida, with 52 members and guests in attendance and announced a new nutrient initiative for 2017, in addition to a partnership with HRI Labs for a first-of-its-kind pesticide product testing program for members.

Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2017 Justice Fellows

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:03:47 EST

25 elite law graduates chosen for selective fellowship to represent immigrants fighting deportation

Girls and their families explore their STEM potential at The Tech Museum of Innovation

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:07:45 EST

Hundreds of visitors build, tinker and learn important skills at Dream Big: Girls Day @ The Tech

Donated Compass Cards will benefit local children and families in partnership with United Way of the Lower Mainland

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:00:00 EST

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - February 16, 2017) - Want an easy way to help families in need? Now you can donate new, or semi-used, unregistered Compass Cards into donation kiosks. The value of the donated Compass Cards will be converted into transit passes to help children, families and seniors at United Way-funded social service agencies. For vulnerable families, the ability to travel worry free can be a huge asset. These passes will give families and children the ability to travel to their jobs, medical appointments, and school - which will ultimately help support them in their daily lives.

Heart Ridge Farms Launches Partnership with the Pro Football Legends

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

An Initiative to Promote Heart Healthy Snacks to NFL Alumni

Robin L. Washington of Gilead Sciences, Inc. selected for Bay Area CFO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

12th annual CFO of the Year Awards recognizes area CFOs; proceeds from the event benefit Larkin Street Youth Services

NFWF and ConocoPhillips Announce SPIRIT of Conservation and Innovation Grants

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

Conservation partnership funds nine organizations to complete habitat, water, and innovative conservation projects

Rick Hansen Foundation Barrier Busting gets underway in celebration of Canada's 150th

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

15 projects approved to improve accessibility from coast to coast to coast

Soles4Souls Celebrates Milestone: 30 Million Pairs of Shoes Collected and Distributed to Those in Need

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - February 16, 2017) - Nashville-based Soles4Souls has just hit a major milestone: the collection and distribution of 30 million pairs of shoes.

CipherCloud Wins Nine 2017 Info Security Products Guide (ISPG) Global Excellence Awards at RSA 2017

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

CipherCloud's multi-cloud security platform, mobile app and customer service gain industry recognition

NSPF Looking for Step Into Swim Grant Recipients

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:39:43 EST

Foundation is Ready to Create More Swimmers

Tractor Supply Hosting FFA Fundraiser Nationwide

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:48:12 EST

FFA Week Donations Support Hundreds of Student-led Agricultural Projects

BrainSell Announces New Cloud ERP Partnership with Intacct

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:30:00 EST

BrainSell partners with Intacct, its only cloud ERP software, to expand into new verticals, help grow business and reach new customers

Gary M. Cole Appointed Chief Development Officer of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:00:09 EST

SIMI VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has announced the appointment of Gary M. Cole as the new Chief Development Officer of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. Mr. Cole will assume his new role on March 1, 2017. Dr. Cole will be responsible for executing a comprehensive and diversified fundraising plan to provide the Reagan Foundation and Institute with the continued resources it needs to promote President Reagan's legacy far into the future.

Whale Conservancy Expert Dr. Roger Payne to join Orca Relief Advisory Board

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:00:00 EST

Joining effort to assist in creation of the Whale Protection Zone

Tuesday, February 21 Is Texas State Aquarium Day at the Capitol

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:49:01 EST

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - On Tuesday, February 21, representatives from the Texas State Aquarium will be in Austin for Texas State Aquarium Day at the Capitol.

Texas State Aquarium Released Eight Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtles Back Into the Wild

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:44:51 EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - On Saturday, February 11, the Texas State Aquarium's Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital released eight rehabilitated green sea turtles back into their natural habitat on Padre Island National Seashore in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Texas State Aquarium Announces February Dollar Day Presented by H-E-B

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:44:26 EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - On Sunday, February 19, the Texas State Aquarium will host Dollar Day, presented by H-E-B. The Aquarium's extremely popular Dollar Days offer an admission price of one dollar for all visitors. Along with the special price, there will be an enhanced schedule of programs for the day, and H-E-Buddy will be available for photo opportunities with guests.

The Credit Union Association of New Mexico announces its support of the Community Development Financial Institutions Act

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - Last week, the Credit Union Association of New Mexico announced its support of the Community Development Financial Institutions Act. Responding to the growing concern that economically distressed communities in New Mexico require additional and direct support, House Bill 342 carried by Rep. Georgene Louis - D, would allow the State of New Mexico to invest in these communities throughout the state that need it most by leveraging public/private partnerships. These partnerships have the ability to help create jobs, provide affordable financial services to financially disadvantaged communities and help small businesses with seed capital.

Nearly a Third of Non-Profit Institutional Investors Say They Make "Mission-Related" Investments, According to Cambridge Associates Survey

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:30:00 EST

The Environment and Climate Change are Key Areas of Focus as Most Mission-Related Investors (Often Called Impact Investors) Intend to Increase These Allocations

Joint Entrepreneurship Study Shows Staggering Increase in Hong Kong and Shenzhen Entrepreneurial Activities

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

Experts advocate the two cities join force in formation of complementary advantages to foster international competitiveness

Bootlegger Announces Partnership With Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada for Pink Shirt Day

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

Canadian denim company launches #BKind Pink Shirt Day campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

Cat Town Receives $162,500 to Increase Lifesaving Capacity at Cat Town Cafe, Thanks to Maddie

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - Maddie's Fund®, a national family foundation established by Dave and Cheryl Duffield to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals, has awarded Cat Town $162,500 to expand Cat Town Café, a cage free adoption center, in partnership between Oakland Animal Services (OAS) for cats most at risk of euthanasia, including seniors, sensitive and special needs cats. This investment will provide Cat Town the opportunity to increase capacity to create an additional, separate environment for more shy and sensitive cats.

PRIME Coalition and Investors' Circle Announce Co-Investment in Solar Start-Up ConnectDER

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Pioneering foundations and impact investors back energy start-up, driven by social impact

Parrish Snyder Joins BidPal(R) as Vice President of Sales

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:30:00 EST

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2017) - BidPal, the leading mobile fundraising platform helping nonprofits raise more money, announced that Parrish Snyder has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Click to Tweet.

GBK Productions Recognizes Past and Present Grammy Winners and Nominees

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:42:54 EST

Top guests included: Diplo, Jake Miller, Ally Brooke from Fifth Harmony, Drew Chadwick & Wesley Stromberg (Emblem 3) King (*Nominated for Best Urban Album), SOFI TUKKER (*NOMINATED Best Dance Recording), Ricky Whittle, Matty Cardarople, Laura Spencer, Kandi Burruss, and many more

Ascender expands payroll services footprint in Japan with acquisition of Workcloud

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:00:00 EST

Regional momentum sees Ascender add Time & Attendance capabilities to its portfolio in line with 2020 growth strategy

Beagle Freedom Project Files Lawsuit Against USDA-APHIS, in Effort to Restore the Animal Abuse Registry

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:52:51 EST

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2017) - Beagle Freedom Project (BFP), the renowned non-profit national, animal rescue and advocacy organization, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). BFP, along with five other animal advocacy groups, are challenging the USDA-APHIS to restore the Animal Abuse Registry, an online database of records related to puppy mills, laboratories, roadside zoos, traveling animal shows, and other enterprises that use and exploit helpless animals. 

Lindsays Selects iManage for Document and Email Management

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:30:45 EST

Leading Scottish Law Firm Joins 20+ Other Firms That Have Moved From Envision to iManage Work for Increased Productivity, Mobility, and Security

Google, LinkedIn, Symantec and Synopsys Team to Launch New Community Challenge

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:01:00 EST

Inspire Mountain View Community Challenge Begins

MITRE appoints Dr. Jason Providakes as President and CEO

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:00:00 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - February 14, 2017) - The MITRE Corporation, a private systems engineering and technology company, today announced that its Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Jason Providakes as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 6, 2017. Dr. Providakes previously held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of MITRE's Center for Connected Government.

NCLGS to Hold Summer Meeting in Denver, Expand Global Reach

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:30:00 EST

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2017) - The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) will hold its Summer Meeting at the four-star Westin Denver Downtown hotel here June 9-11, and the event promises to be one of the most important in the long history of this nationwide organization of lawmakers.

NeighborWorks America and EARN launch new technology and personal coaching partnership to encourage emergency savings and the development of lifelong savings habits

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:12:02 EST

Flexibility for use of funds sets this effort apart from traditional savings programs

USHCC Congratulates Mnuchin on Confirmation as Treasury Secretary

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:03:21 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 14, 2017) - The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) congratulates Steven Mnuchin on his confirmation as the 77th Secretary of the Treasury. The USHCC has advocated strongly on behalf of Sec. Mnuchin and believes he will bring a fresh approach to the department.

Arnold's Environmental Services in WI Upgrades to Cloud-Based LED Sign from Sign Effectz

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

Arnold's Environmental Services, a recognized leader in providing high quality portable restroom facilities, recently upgraded their worn out letterboard sign to a full color cloud-based LED sign accessible from any device, anytime, anywhere courtesy of Sign Effectz

NFL Alumni Association Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary in 2017

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

Caring for Kids and Caring for Our Own Since 1967

University of Calgary Receives Top Marks for Sustainability

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:30:00 EST

Sustainability performance currently ranks #2 in Canada and #12 in North America among colleges and Universities

GCP Applied Technologies Partners with Florida High School to Build Homes for Habitat for Humanity

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

Vycor(R) enV-S(TM) Weather Barrier Protects Homes for Habitat for Humanity & Educates Construction Students

Military Order of the Purple Heart Congratulates Dr. David Shulkin as Secretary of Veteran Affairs

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:33:34 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 14, 2017) - The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) congratulates Dr. David Shulkin on his confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and looks forward to working closely with him and the Trump Administration to ensure that the Nation's veterans receive the recognition and benefits they have so rightly earned through dedicated selfless service to their country.

Center for Learning in Practice Takes Action for Teachers of Refugees

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

Global Online Conversation Aims to Improve Teaching-of-Teachers Around the World

Mended Little Hearts: The more you donate, the better this animation gets

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - February 14, 2017) - Today Mended Little Hearts is launching our new campaign called 'Give A Fuller Life' which shows how donating more money can improve the life of kids with Congenital Heart Disease.

NPG Report Shows Every Immigrant Admission Means 4.45 People for U.S. Population

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST

Expert analysis finds each immigrant sponsors an average of 3.45 more immigrants, contributing to population growth

24 Boys Rescued on Ghana's Lake Volta

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:55:09 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 13, 2017) - On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 24 boys were rescued from fishing boats on Ghana's Lake Volta. International Justice Mission (IJM), the world's largest international anti-slavery organization, worked side-by-side with the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) and Marine Police of the Ghana Police Service to rescue the two dozen boys -- the youngest only seven years-old -- and arrest 16 suspects.

OFAH: Fun and fishing will bring families together through Ontario Family Fishing Events

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:55:00 EST

Ontario residents can fish licence-free from Feb. 18-20

The All-American Tattoo Convention Gives Back to Military

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:00:00 EST

3-Day event to bring national talent to Cumberland County, NC

Media Invited for Photo Op with Alberta Ministers -- Inclusion Alberta Ribbon Cutting Event -- March 1, 2017

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:57:39 EST

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - February 13, 2017) - Inclusion Alberta is hosting a ribbon cutting event March 1, 2017 in order to thank Clark Builders, Alberta Culture & Tourism and contractors for their generous contributions towards our building improvements. Inclusion Alberta has been the recipient of three consecutive Community Enhancement Grants from Alberta Culture & Tourism totalling $226,000 which was then graciously matched and exceeded by our partner Clark Builders and contractors at $315,000.

Find Out How To Leverage Your Board Of Directors To Increase Sustainability In Upcoming Webinar For Members Of The OPEN MINDS Next Generation Forum On Children's Services

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:34:42 EST

Join this members-only web briefing on March 22 at 2:00pm ET to hear Hillsides' strategies for creating and leveraging its Board to increase sustainability

New IP Agency Wins Platinum AVA Digital Award in Non-Profit Category

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 13, 2017) - The New IP Agency (NIA), the not-for-profit independent initiative that provides information, education, analysis, community services and testing to support and accelerate the development of a global economy based on open, advanced, virtualized IP networks, is a 2017 Platinum AVA Digital Award Winner in the Non-Profit Category.

Talent Board to Celebrate EMEA Candidate Experience Award Winners at Upcoming Gala in London

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST

2016 Winners Announced; Gala Event to Join Forces with talentleadersconnect

Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation Appoints Joni Henderson as Chief Partnerships Officer

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST

Partnership Executive To Strengthen Community Involvement For Alzheimer's Group

NorthStar Moving Company Assists Florists on Valentine's Day with Free Delivery Services

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

Florists in Phoenix, Los Angeles & San Francisco Find their New Best Bud in NorthStar Moving

One million low-income consumers acquire eyeglasses in Bangladesh

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

VisionSpring and BRAC seed a new eyeglasses market through national network of community health workers