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3 july 2015

10:06
Brian Mahany, whistleblower lawyer and author, is scheduled to address the Mensa Annual Gathering in Louisville on July 3, 2015. Attorney Brian Mahany, fresh from a notable $16 billion whistleblower win against a global financial institution in...

07:00
Today, the Newseum Institute, in partnership with USA Today, released the results of its annual State of the First Amendment survey, which shows 19 percent of Americans think the First Amendment goes too far in the rights it guarantees ? the freedom...

04:28
Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today announces a major partnership with JustGiving, the global online social platform for giving. The partnership will support the fundraising efforts of the Alberto Contador...

01:00
Bidding for Health charity auction will raise much needed funds in support of a Canadian national registered charity Immunodeficiency Canada. 100% of proceeds raised will be used towards its programs and services. There is a wide range of exciting...


2 july 2015

20:00
The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, is the Charity of Choice for the 2015 Nova Scotia Open featuring the RBC Canada Cup. The RBC Canada Cup will take place on Monday, July 6, the day after the Web.com Tour's Nova Scotia...

16:39
The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Illinois of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe thunderstorms and tornadoes...

16:38
AAA is pleased  to announce the appointment of Marshall L. Doney  as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2015. As CEO of AAA's National Office, Doney will head the national office for the federation which is...

16:19
The Avon Foundation for Women, the world's largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy that focuses on issues that matter most to women, is partnering with the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) to grant $500,000 to 25 local domestic...

16:07
At just 11 months old, New York City resident Jennifer "Jen" Horonjeff was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, the most common type of juvenile arthritis (JA). Now a 31-year-old researcher in the field of biomechanics and rheumatology, Jen...

15:30
National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is partnering with HelpHOPELive, a nonprofit organization that provides individuals, families and community volunteers with tools to raise funds to cover the costs of modified vehicles and...

15:30
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr., National Secretary-Treasurer Eugene Hudson Jr., and National Vice President for Women and Fair Practices Augusta Y. Thomas today issued the following statement: "We...

14:35
The following is being released by Health Watch USA: A recent article published in the American Journal of Infection Control raises questions on how hospital infection rates for urinary tract infections are reported.   These infections occur in...

14:09
The Anita Kaufmann Foundation (AKF) Team is pleased to announce that Cassidy Megan, founder of? Purple Day® - World Epilepsy Daytm, her mother Angela McCarthy, AKF Executive Director Debra Josephs, and AKF Director of Special Projects Danielle...

13:53
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends from today's Department of Labor jobs report:  "Restaurant industry job growth accelerated in June, according to preliminary figures from...

13:49
The Alliance for PEO Electronic Compliance (APEC) announced today that its regulatory compliance software service, Electronic Calendaring, Archiving and Alerts (eCAL), now has 50 NAPEO member subscribers. eCAL is a permission-based online system...

13:34
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced today that 41 organizations in its New York Theater Program will receive grants totaling $4.1 million. Ranging from $10,000 to $160,000, the grants will be used toward operating support over the next two...

13:02
As Americans are into their summer travel, nearly 89 million (57 percent) who plan to vacation in a U.S. city say they will use public transportation for at least one activity this summer.  More than 156 million Americans in total plan to travel to a...

13:00
Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, Executive Director of the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) in Seattle, Washington, since 2007, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New...

12:50
LaGuardia Community College and Santander Bank, N.A. today announced a three-year philanthropic collaboration for the Bank's Santander Universities program to support the President's Society Program at the College. President's Society students...

12:33
ONE hundred and fifty years ago today, on 2 July 1865, William Booth - an unheralded preacher from the British city of Nottingham - took on a new ministry in the rough, poverty-ridden streets of east London. That ministry became The Salvation Army,...

12:06
Jury duty is a necessary civic responsibility, which is why scammers continue to use jury duty as an efficient means to con consumers out of their hard-earned money and personal information. Though being used for the past decade, the scam remains one...

11:30
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will honor California Senate President Darrell Steinberg and Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey on July 9 at its national convention in San Francisco. Steinberg will receive NAMI's...

11:16
Garth Brooks was on-site to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas on June 26, 2015. Funded through the Teammates for Kids foundation (which Brooks co-founded in...

11:10
Shedd Aquarium is pleased to announce it has received a $2 million commitment from The Grainger Foundation in support of its recently launched Aquarium Microbiome Project (AMP) ? believed to be the world's first comprehensive look at microbiomes in a...

10:50
As we celebrate our country's independence this 4th of July weekend, many car manufacturers plan to take advantage of the extra shopping time consumers will have over the three day holiday weekend. Financially qualified shoppers in the market for a...

10:00
In a comment letter submitted today, the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) called on the Department of Education to withdraw its proposed rule on the disbursement of Title IV funds, citing the department's lack of authority, experience...

09:39
Teamsters, community leaders and labor allies are joining together to denounce union-busting efforts by the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC). Just under 700 workers represented by Teamsters Local 215 are seeking a fair contract...

09:06
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. (ARCS Foundation) announced today that Lynne Brickner of Los Angeles, California will assume the Presidency of the organization's National Board as of July 1st, 2015. Photo -...

09:00
Today, American Trucking Associations announced the promotion of Boyd Stephenson to the position of vice president of supply chain security and operations. "Boyd has demonstrated tremendous knowledge about important security and related issues...

09:00
Father and ultra-marathon runner Shaun Evans and 9-year-old son Shamus embark on their latest journey in an effort to give back. "Power to Push" will officially kick off in Seattle on Friday, July 3.  Shamus, who was born with cerebral palsy that...

08:57
Participation in sports by women and girls has increased from 310,000 individuals in 1971 to 3.37 million in 2010. At the same time, sports-related injuries among female athletes have skyrocketed. According to a new study in the Journal of the...

08:49
The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in West Virginia of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe storms, heavy snow and...

08:15
National animal rights organization Mercy For Animals today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that Foster Farms and the American Humane Association lie and mislead consumers following a graphic undercover video that exposed...

08:00
Certified Financial Plannertm professional Mike Greene has been elected to serve as the 2015 Chair-elect of CFP Board's Board of Directors, a role in which he will use his experience to lead the organization that now certifies more than 72,000 CFP®...

08:00
The Department of Labor's own evidence to support its new fiduciary-only rule actually undermines the DOL's justification for its unwarranted disruption of consumer access to financial assistance from Main Street advisors, according to a study...

07:47
Safe Food Canada - The Learning Partnership (SFC), a not-for-profit organisation made up of leaders from the Canadian food industry, government regulatory bodies and academia all dedicated to the creation and coordination of food protection learning...

07:00
When Doctor Adam Dorin finished listening to all of the mounting concerns from patients, colleagues and political observers about America's healthcare woes, he could only conclude there was a growing deficit of valuable information and 'voice'...

07:00
Research from the National Association on Mental Health suggests that one in five Americans experiences a mental illness in a given year. The same research shows that African Americans and Hispanic Americans used mental health services at about...

07:00
Kimono artisans and art of kimono creation are on the verge of a crisis because of reduction of kimono market, aging of artisans, and lack of their successors in Japan. For expanding kimono markets to the world, kimono artisans stand out and plan to...

04:00
Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies is pleased to announce it has joined CDP as the first accredited UK Education and Training Partner for 2015. Having been a consultancy partner since 2013, GP Strategies will now support...


1 july 2015

19:34
Genesys Works - Bay Area (GWBA), the San Francisco-based office of national non-profit Genesys Works, announced today the addition of Maria Martinez, Salesforce's President of Sales and Customer Success, to its Board of Directors. Genesys Works helps...

19:07
On the afternoon of June 27, 1565, the largest squadron of the Armada de Florida, under the command of one of Spain's most famous and capable mariners, Captain-General Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, left its anchorage in the ancient harbor of Cádiz...

19:01
The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an increasing number of children into exploitation in the labor market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and UNICEF....

18:36
The national non-profit organization Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) will present Salute To America?Springfield at the 2015 National Convention of the Vietnam Veterans of America. The third event of the 2015 HHV Salute To America Veterans Concert...

17:31
SpongeBob SquarePants is throwing a Christmas Party and visitors will be invited to experience all of the icy surprises as Moody Gardens introduces this brand new theme for ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants on November 14. There...

17:11
The American Federation of Government Employees is declaring victory after President Obama signed into law legislation that eliminates a financial penalty facing retired federal law enforcement officers. Obama signed the bill this week after it...

16:40
In response to today's announcement by President Obama that the United States and Cuba have agreed to reopen embassies in their respective capitals, Victor C. Johnson, senior adviser for public policy at NAFSA: Association of International Educators,...

16:28
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today announced the winners of its 2015 Supplier Diversity Awards. Presented annually, the awards recognize companies for their outstanding efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for minority- and...

15:47
Children in the San Fernando Valley now have access to an enhanced level of pediatric care, under the terms of an innovative agreement between Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Children's Hospital Los Angeles and its physicians. Beginning...

15:30
WellStar Health System continues to advance community-based healthcare.  On July 1, WellStar opened an Outpatient Surgery Center at the WellStar East Cobb Health Park, providing a convenient, close to home location for surgeries that do not require a...

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