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18 april 2019

16:40
Janice F. Whaley has a vision. A vision to make organ and tissue transplantation a reality for all who wait for their second chance at life. Ms. Whaley has focused her entire career on the mission of all the organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in...

15:25
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports effective federal legislation to raise the tobacco age to 21 nationwide and supported the bills introduced in the last Congress by Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Diana DeGette, which we understand will...

15:11
RTI International (RTI), a non-profit research institute, will serve as the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for the HEALing Communities Study. Four independent research sites, spanning more than 60 towns and counties in Kentucky, Massachusetts, New...

14:02
The members of the American Waterways Operators, the national tugboat, towboat and barge industry association, elected a new slate of leaders earlier this month during the association's annual Spring Convention held in Washington, D.C....

14:00
Lutheran Family and Children's Services (LFCS) is celebrating Mother's Day this year by raising awareness about the support women need in their roles as moms, mother figures, and caretakers. This includes biological mothers, adoptive moms, foster...

13:55
Angels Baseball and MemorialCare today jointly announced that MemorialCare has become the Official Healthcare Partner of Angels Baseball. MemorialCare, a leading Southern California award-winning health care system, has four premier hospitals and...

13:40
Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW), a 501c3 nonprofit organization of Hyundai Motor America, announces its twenty-first annual campaign in the fight against pediatric cancer. A combined $16 million in new grants are awarded to 75 researchers for...

13:38
The American Kratom Association (AKA) released a response to the CDC report on kratom being detected by medical examiners and coroners in 91 toxicology records.  The rebuttal to the CDC report was authored by 5 independent experts who are recognized...

13:00
Personalized nutrition plans, nutrition for optimal weight management, and the prevention and management of diabetes complications including cardiovascular and kidney disease and gastroparesis, are detailed in the new guidance document, Nutrition...

12:45
Independent healthcare accreditor, URAC, opens the proposed revised Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Standards for public comment beginning on April 17, 2019, and ending May 15, 2019, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. These proposed revised standards have...

12:17
Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) has announced plans for its 10th annual Hemp History Week® campaign, the largest nationwide grassroots public education, advocacy, and marketing effort to raise awareness about the diverse uses of hemp; to educate...

12:00
KAR Auction Services, Inc. , a global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider announces its 2019 Jefferson Awards recipient, David Gonzalez. Multiplying Good, formerly The Jefferson Awards Foundation, is the nation's leading nonprofit...

11:57
The Panasonic Foundation and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will launch a Code as a Second Language (CSL) effort in four cities across the country starting with Newark, NJ, followed by Reno, NV, Atlanta, GA, and Calexico, CA as hundreds of...

11:50
The Presser Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of grantees for Capital Support.  These grants, totaling $761,185 this fiscal year, include $445,000 in new commitments and $316,185 satisfying previous commitments.  These grants are...

11:12
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced that Drs. Paul Martin and Kevin Flanigan from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital have...

11:10
Versiti Blood Research Institute, a national leader in blood health innovation, has been awarded a 7-year federal contract valued at $7.4 million from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to participate in the National Heart, Lung, and...

11:10
Jaci Hermstad a 25 year old cowgirl from Spencer Iowa. Jaci has a rare form of childhood onset ALS called FUS P525L, that is raging in her like a wildfire. ALS is one of the worst diseases in the world and FUS P525L is one of the most...

11:00
At the April 17th Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Practising Law Institute (PLI), the following individuals were elected: Samuel W. Seymour was reelected Chair of the Practising Law Institute Board, and...

11:00
The StreetShares Foundation announces a $25,000 military veteran-owned small business pitch competition in collaboration with the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC). Generous support for this competition is provided by Samuel Adams...

10:18
The annual "State of the Bible" study, commissioned by American Bible Society and conducted by Barna Group, reveals that 21 million new people are looking to the Bible for wisdom and guidance this year. Also, 14.9 million people who were disengaged...

10:05
Today, WE Day returns to Washington bringing together over 16,000 students and educators at Tacoma Dome to celebrate young people committed to making a difference.  The inspiring youth empowerment event...

10:00
Red Lobster®, the world's largest seafood restaurant, today announced a partnership with Ocean Conservancy, a leading ocean conservation nonprofit, to support the protection and preservation of the world's oceans. The partnership will focus on two...

10:00
Today, SME announced that it has recognized 14 young professionals with its Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. These up-and-coming manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, have made significant technological and process improvement...

10:00
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.4 percent in March to 111.9 (2016 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in February, and no change in January. "The US LEI picked up in...

10:00
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, announces the addition of Corey Hutchison, U.S. Vice President of Enterprise Sales at VMware, to its board of directors. Corey...

10:00
The National Safety Council is calling on Americans to recognize Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 by pledging to prioritize safety at work, as well as participating in a virtual candlelight vigil that will remember workers who have died on the job....

09:37
Doggy dating scheduling technology, an online pet adoption communications tool that offers two-way video communication and a crowdsourcing platform to prevent animal euthanasia are this year's winners of the 3rd Annual Innovation Showdown, a...

09:03
Trinity Oaks wines and Trees for the Future nonprofit today announced that they have planted more than 21 million trees in their 11th year of partnership. The sustainability-focused pair achieved this milestone through the continued success of the...

09:01
(ISC)² ? the world's largest nonprofit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals ? today announced the availability of a range of new courses to its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio. PDI course offerings...

09:01
The Lightning Protection Institute Inspection Program  ("LPI-IP"), announces its national lightning safety initiative, "Double Check." Check 1. Have a lightning protection system. Check 2. Have the system inspected and certified. "People say, 'I have...

09:00
Hennessy's commitment to drive more diversity in corporate leadership just got a major boost with the announcement of the Hennessy Fellows graduate program. Hennessy has committed $10 million dollars over the next 10 years to the Thurgood Marshall...

09:00
The Vilcek Foundation presents Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs as the opening exhibition in its new gallery space on the Upper East Side. On view from May 13 through November 13, the exhibition presents an important aspect of the modernist painter's...

09:00
The Muscular Dystrophy Association has selected Tana Zwart to serve and represent families affected by muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular diseases alongside existing national ambassadors, seven-year-old Faith Fortenberry of Waco, TX and...

08:40
Remember the new kid in school? One would just appear in the middle of the year, when friendships and routines were already established. It took them a while to fit in ? if ever, and often they would be gone again soon. There's a good chance they...

08:39
The International Society for CNS Drug Development (ISCDD),  a non-profit, independent society focused on improving CNS drug development, announced today that Sharon Mates, Ph.D., Co- Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, of Intra-Cellular...

08:38
The Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) announces the 2019 ATIXA West Coast Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Training & Certification Courses, October 27th-October 30th at the Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley, California. ATIXA is...

08:00
Cumulus Media raised a record-breaking $2.7 million during its annual radiothon season to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: Finding cures. Saving children.® Over more than 20 years, Cumulus has raised $24.2...

08:00
For almost five decades, the world has celebrated April as Earth Month. In just a little longer than that same time period, U.S. pig farmers made massive strides in building environmental sustainability on their farms through more efficient use of...

08:00
Distributed Technologies Research ("The Foundation" or "DTR"), a non-profit foundation that funds innovative research and development of distributed technologies, announced today the launch of the Alpha Testnet for its first project, Unit-e, a...

08:00
Non-profit drug developer, TB Alliance, and pharmaceutical company, Mylan N.V. , today announced a global collaboration to make the experimental drug pretomanid accessible for use in two investigational drug regimens for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB)....

07:25
The hit song "Woodstock" immortalized the legendary music festival with the lyrics ... "I'm going down to Yasgur's Farm, gonna join in a rock and roll band ... we are stardust, we are golden."   To honor that concert's...

06:45
Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading 501(c)(3) dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research, education, and awareness, and Ranger Ready Repellents, a new EPA-registered brand of body-worn repellents, announced a...

06:00
For the first time ever, McDonald's® Canada is partnering with homegrown Canadian brand, Peace Collective, as the exclusive designers of the McHappy Day® x Peace Collective collection. The partnership officially kicks off the start of the...

03:00
NetCents Technology Inc. ("NetCents" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has begun processing cryptocurrency transactions for its first charity partner, HS Aware. NetCents is a strong believer about being able to invoke change. Change...

03:00
The NGO Instituto Projeto Sonhar, that assists families in situation of vulnerability in Brazil, has sent out an odd invitation: "Banksy, there is a wall for you!" The ad, which was published free of charge by The Guardian and Metro newspapers, was...

01:00
As devices have flooded classrooms and schools have bought expensive education technology tools, teachers report that many of these resources go unused either because they aren't relevant, engaging, or effective or they haven't been properly trained...

00:00
The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED), an organization of equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action professionals, announced that Dr. Tomás D. Morales, President, California State University, San Bernardino, will...


17 april 2019

17:20
Several months after the state of New York passed a law allowing a woman to abort her child at any point during pregnancy for any reason and celebrated by lighting the Freedom Tower, Focus on the Family will hold a historic pro-life celebration in...

17:18
AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) has convened an expert consultation on the topic of anti-Semitism in the United States together with Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or...

17:02
Gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has cured infants born with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID-X1). The children are producing functional immune cells, including T cells, B cells and natural killer (NK)...

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