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Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:17:38 EDT

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Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:10:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service campaigns in the U.S., announced today new members that were elected to their Board of Directors last Thursday. The board is led by Chair, Margo...

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National Runaway Safeline Recognizes 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Runaway Safeline (NRS), an organization that helps keep America's runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets, is honoring Ken Lavelle of Chicago, IL, as its 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Lavelle will be...

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Great Minds Alone on Top in Louisiana

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:58:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Great Minds is the only organization to be awarded a Tier-1 rating for both its English Language Arts and Mathematics curricula by the Louisiana Department of Education, a nationally recognized leader in the area of...

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The 9th Annual Art Van Charity Challenge Ends In A Race To The Finishline With $1.1 Million Raised Among 131 Midwest Charities

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:50:00 EDT

(image) WARREN, Mich., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 9th Annual Art Van Charity Challenge was a photo finish! A total of 131 charities across the Midwest raised more than $1.1 million in just three weeks' time. The first-place winner is Chicago-based The Well of Mercy, a nonprofit dedicated...

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New Report: Five Ways the New FDA Commissioner Can Promote Drug Price Competition

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:47:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Senate looks to confirm Scott Gottlieb, M.D., to run the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new report identifies five policy priorities for the new commissioner that would promote greater prescription drug competition....

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Internet Storm Center Handlers from Around the World Head to Washington, DC for State of the Internet Panel Discussion to be Held at SANS Security Training Event

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:45:00 EDT

(image) BETHESDA, Md., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the keynote address at SANSFIRE 2017 taking place in Washington, D.C. July 22 - 29. Internet Storm Center (ISC) handlers from around the world will...

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NSSF Praises Passage and Signing of Sunday Hunting Law in West Virginia

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:03:00 EDT

(image) NEWTOWN, Conn., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, is extremely pleased to note today that West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed SB 345...

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Aspen Institute Latinos And Society Program Inspires The Launch Of Latino Engagement And Achievement Fund (LEAF)

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program's work on increasing Latino civic participation inspired the launch of the Latino Engagement and Achievement Fund (LEAF), a new endowment to support DC Metro Hispanic civic organizations....

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Research Grants Available for Rare Diseases from National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) DANBURY, Conn., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, announces the availability of seven new research grants to study rare...

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Andrew & Williamson Receives 8th EFI Certification

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:58:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce has received its eighth Equitable Food Initiative certification for its strawberry farm in Jacona, Mexico, marking the 20th global certification for EFI and bringing the total number of farmworkers on...

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Gravity Software Releases Revenue Recognition Module

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:40:00 EDT

(image) DETROIT, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gravity Software™ (Gravity) a robust mid-market accounting software written on the Dynamics 365 (aka Microsoft CRM) platform, today announced the release of its Revenue Recognition module.  This module enables companies to appropriately recognize rev...

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R Systems Sponsors rLoop Team as Part of SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:33:00 EDT

(image) CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- R Systems NA, Inc. confirmed today its sponsorship of the rLoop Hyperloop team participating in SpaceX Competition II. Founded in 2002, SpaceX is a private space exploration company sponsoring the Hyperloop Pod     &...

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Fighting Prescription Drug Misuse: Cardinal Health Foundation Supports National Drug Take-Back Day

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) DUBLIN, Ohio, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to prevent prescription drug misuse, the Cardinal Health Foundation encourages the public to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

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Military Veterans in the Classroom Honored in anticipation of National Teacher Appreciation Week

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:03:00 EDT

(image) PHOENIX, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Checkered Flag Run Foundation ( with the City of Phoenix and Roosevelt and Laveen school districts is honoring military veterans in the classroom presenting more than 10,000 toys to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week, Tues.,...

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Community Brands Expands Family with Addition of NimbleUser

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

(image) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Brands, a family of purpose-driven, cause-focused, market-leading technology solution companies for associations and nonprofits, today announced NimbleUser as the latest addition to the family. The addition of NimbleUser and...

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Ehemaliger US-Vizepräsident Joe Biden wird auf dem ersten Concordia Europe Summit in Athen sprechen

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:37:00 EDT

(image) ATHEN, Griechenland, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Auf dem Gipfeltreffen wird zudem Griechenlands Premierminister Alexis Tsipras als Redner auftreten   Concordia ist eine unabhängige, gemeinnützige Organisation, die Partnerschaften aufbaut, die einen gesellschaftlichen Effekt bewi...

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L'ancien vice-président américain Joe Biden interviendra lors du sommet d'inauguration de Concordia Europe à Athènes

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:36:00 EDT

(image) ATHÈNES, Grèce, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Le premier ministre grec Alexis Tsipras fera quelques observations lors du sommet   Concordia, une association apolitique à but non lucratif qui établit des partenariats visant à générer un impact social, accueillera l'ancien vice-prés...

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Smart & Final Gives Shoppers a Chance to Donate to Nonprofits of their Choice in "Take a Walk Down First Street" Sweepstakes

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT

(image) COMMERCE, Calif., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS) – the neighborhood warehouse grocery store – today announced it will transition the full line of Tradewinds Spices & Seasonings under its signature First Street private label brand, expanding...

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HIPPO's Molecular Balancing Act Helps Nerves Not Short Circuit

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

(image) CINCINNATI, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists write in Nature Communications it may be possible to therapeutically fine tune a constantly shifting balance of molecular signals to ensure the body's peripheral nerves are properly insulated and functioning normally. In a...

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Americans Favor Raising SNAP Benefits, But Not Allowing Them for Candy and Soda

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study finds that eight-in-ten voters favor boosting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as 'food stamps.' Very large majorities also backed proposals for not allowing SNAP benefits to be used for...

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