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Warriors Healing Network is Helping Combat Veterans and Police Officers with PTSD Get the Treatment They Deserve

Warriors Healing Network is Helping Combat Veterans and Police Officers with PTSD Get the Treatment They Deserve

Introduction of a new 501c3 Warriors Healing Network is set to help combat veterans and police officers get PTSD treatment using psychedelics. - June 06, 2022 - Warriors Healing Network

Sidekick Productions is Producing Their First Feature Film, the World’s First Queer, Fat-Positive Horror Film – And You Can Help

Sidekick Productions is Producing Their First Feature Film, the World’s First Queer, Fat-Positive Horror Film – And You Can Help

From the mind of Joshua R. Pangborn, creator of the queer hits Skeleton Crew and Demon Doctor, comes A Taste of Youth, co-directed by Pangborn and NBC’s The Voice’s Nakia. - June 05, 2022 - SideKick Productions

Embracing Diversity Through the Culinary Arts, Music, and Culture

Embracing Diversity Through the Culinary Arts, Music, and Culture

Join Miami-Dade Vice Chairman Oliver Gilbert, III, the Hungry Black Man, the Center for Black Innovation, and the City of Miami Beach for the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Food and Wine Festival which showcases the culinary skills and creations of some of the nation’s most celebrated black chefs and culinary artists. Attendees will have food encounters with chefs like Carla Hall, Marcus Samuelsson, Robert Butts, Christian Bell, Andrew Lloyd, Kris Kofi, Raheem Saley, Troy Tingling and Deborah VanTrece. - June 01, 2022 - The Center for Black Innovation

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc. is brewing acceptance in their support of The Trevor Project and their local Fernandina Beach Pride Event with a colorful tea that is purple, delicious and gives back to LGBTQ Youth. - May 27, 2022 - Teas Etc., Inc.

Douglas Bell’s Debut Novel, “Cake Walk,” Receives Praise from Transgender Readers

Douglas Bell’s Debut Novel, “Cake Walk,” Receives Praise from Transgender Readers

Riveting story of authentic love, loss, and family with an underlying message that confronts conformity and promotes radical self-acceptance. - May 26, 2022 - Douglas Bell Books

The PAWS NY 2022 Annual Spring Benefit Raises $60,500 with Support from Community and Dedicated Volunteers

130 People Came Together at the Monarch Rooftop to Raise Funds and Awareness for People and Pets in Need. - May 26, 2022 - PAWS NY

Workout to Save Lives - Liam's Life WOD

Workout to Save Lives - Liam's Life WOD

May 25, gyms around the world do Liam’s workout in honor of 15-month Liam Kowal who was killed by a drunk driver. Over 100 gyms worldwide participating in the workout in 2022; from gyms in southern California, like Krav Maga Worldwide, Crossfit Horsepower, Crossfit to the Core, Crossfit Coveted, Crossfit Downtown Santa Ana, to gyms all over the US and throughout parts of Europe. - May 25, 2022 - Liams Life Foundation

Judson Press Book Examines Cultural Impact on Youth Faith Formation in Congregations

Judson Press Book Examines Cultural Impact on Youth Faith Formation in Congregations

Faith Formation and Christian Education experts Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield and Dr. Denise Janssen collaborate to provide a research-based, practical resource to aid faith communities seeking improved relevance and relationship with African American youth. Based upon research and personal... - May 25, 2022 - Judson Press

Her Excellency Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Joins World Sustainability Forum

Her Excellency Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Joins World Sustainability Forum

Her Excellency Ambassador María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (2018 - 2019) joined the Board of Patrons of the World Sustainability Forum. - May 25, 2022 - World Sustainability Forum

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet (OVC) is a dedicated team of advocates, committed to strengthening the foster community in Sonoma County by providing relevant supplies and support to youth (ages 0-25) and their caregivers impacted by the welfare system. By fostering connections to essential supplies, support, and resources, they hope to help create felt safety, nurturing relationships, and a sense of belonging. This June, they celebrate 1 year serving foster youth at their Resource Center. - May 25, 2022 - Our Village Closet

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville Launches First-Ever Bourbon Raffle

Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville Launches First-Ever Bourbon Raffle

17 Rare Bourbons will be Raffled in 5 Lots including Pappy Van Winkle 15, 20, and 23. - May 25, 2022 - Catholic Education Foundation

Blue Shark Vodka Partners with No. 44 Ryan Ellis in Xfinity Series in Charlotte

Blue Shark Vodka is proud to support Ryan Ellis and his No. 44 Chevy Camaro for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, May 28. - May 24, 2022 - Daytoon, Inc.

NJ Ombudsman Hosting Webinar: the 25 Most Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them

NJ Ombudsman Hosting Webinar: the 25 Most Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them

The NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman and FACE NJ present advocate Eric Carlson to discuss common long-term care problems and how to resolve them. - May 24, 2022 - NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Agbeyegbe Hays Appointed Chair of AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee

Agbeyegbe Hays Appointed Chair of AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee

Agbeyegbe Hays is the first sole practitioner and the first Black female CPA to chair the PCPS Executive Committee. - May 23, 2022 - Hays CPA

Balto Token Launched with Plans to Change Crypto for Good

Balto Token Launched with Plans to Change Crypto for Good

Altcoin Balto Token brings charity to crypto with 2% donated to animal organizations. - May 22, 2022 - Balto Token

Judy Garland's 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

Judy Garland's 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

It’s the worldwide celebration of the 100th Birthday of one of the Greatest Performers of our time, starring overnight internet sensation Debbie Wileman in an uncanny recreation of the sound of Judy Garland. Wileman has gained over 1 million online views for her spot-on recreation of Judy Garland and she is now, direct from London, onstage to dazzle Judy’s fans as well as her new followers. Fresh off her newest album release, “I’m Still Here” orchestrated, conducted & produced by Steve Orich. - May 20, 2022 - Stander Group Inc.

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Students of all learning abilities participate in a one-day Special Olympics event held in Torrance, CA. - May 20, 2022 - Switzer Learning Center

Sunflowers for Ukraine: Harris Seeds Donates $20,000 to Ukrainian Relief Efforts

Sunflowers for Ukraine: Harris Seeds Donates $20,000 to Ukrainian Relief Efforts

Since March, Harris Seeds has been assisting in the Ukrainian relief effort through a new campaign, Sunflowers for Ukraine. Through the campaign, which ran for the entire month of March before picking back up mid-April, Harris Seeds has donated 100% of proceeds from their online Sunflowers for... - May 20, 2022 - Harris Seeds

On Mental Health Action Day, a TEDx Talk That Provides a Behavioral Recipe for Burnout Prevention

On Mental Health Action Day, a TEDx Talk That Provides a Behavioral Recipe for Burnout Prevention

Dr. Jacqueline Kerr's TEDx talk just went live. In it she talks about burnout being like a Baked Alaska. She then provides CEOs, Managers and families the ingredients for how to prevent burnout. The most important part though is the recipe, the action plan for how take these ingredients and make a behavioral change plan that will help families, society and the economy. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Today is Mental Health Action Day. This talk is the key to action. - May 19, 2022 - Dr. Jacqueline Kerr

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

The Texas Woman’s Foundation Awards Stacy Johnson. - May 19, 2022 - Central Texas Table of Grace

Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA Welcomes Prem Gangalakunta to the Board

Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA Welcomes Prem Gangalakunta to the Board

The Board of the Vicente Ferrer Foundation (VFF) USA wholeheartedly welcomes Prem Gangalakunta, a new trustee who will help support the Foundation’s work to empower rural communities in India. “We’re very excited to have Mr. Gangalakunta joining our Board,” said VFF USA... - May 18, 2022 - Vicente Ferrer Foundation USA

Perpetual Equestrian LLC Acquires Intrepid International

Perpetual Equestrian LLC Acquires Intrepid International

Intrepid International is under new management. - May 18, 2022 - Perpetual Equestrian

Congressional Candidate Calls for All Government Supporters of "the War on Children" to Resign

Congressional Candidate Calls for All Government Supporters of "the War on Children" to Resign

Congressional Candidate Sean Pignatelli, amid the baby formula crisis, demands officials in Washington to resign. - May 16, 2022 - Sean Pignatelli Political Campaign

Tampa Crossroads Earns Esteemed CARF Accreditation

Tampa Crossroads Earns Esteemed CARF Accreditation

Tampa Crossroads has been awarded a three-year CARF Accreditation, the highest possible level of accreditation. Tampa Crossroads is accredited in six different areas related to behavioral health, employment, and homelessness and is one of only a select handful of organizations in Florida to have... - May 14, 2022 - Tampa Crossroads

International NGO and U.S. Nonprofit Cyber Institute Condemns Invasion and Ongoing Conflict in Ukraine

The Cyber Institute joins the United Nations and the Global Research Community in condemning Russia's war against Ukraine. The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine is worsening as Russia’s actions continue to involve innocent civilians as casualties through increasing indiscriminate shelling and... - May 14, 2022 - Cyber Institute

Darryl Worley Tells How Addiction Has Affected His Family and Why He’s Partnering with 8 Oaks

Darryl Worley Tells How Addiction Has Affected His Family and Why He’s Partnering with 8 Oaks

Darryl Worley partnering with 8 Oaks hopes to bring awareness and help those struggling with substance abuse. In an interview with Darryl Worley, he tells us why addiction is an important topic for him and why he believes in the mission of 8 Oaks. Darryl Worley has been a constant in the country... - May 13, 2022 - 8 Oaks

250 Area Children, Ages 8-17, Will Take to the Skies Over Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 14, 9 am to 1 pm with Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62 (EAA62)

250 area children, ages 8-17, will take to the skies over Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 14, 9 am to 1 pm, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62 (EAA62) hosts their second 2022 Young Eagles Flight Rally at San Jose Reid Hillview Airport. - May 13, 2022 - Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62

Board Chair Marjorie Del Toro Re-Elected by the California Underground Safety Board-Division of the California Office of Energy Infrastructure

Board Chair Marjorie Del Toro Re-Elected by the California Underground Safety Board-Division of the California Office of Energy Infrastructure

ehs International, Inc. (ehsInc) is pleased to announce on May 09, 2022, Marjorie Del Toro, CEO of ehs International, Inc. (ehsInc.org), was re-elected unanimously as Chair of the Dig Safe Board. Del Toro is the Board’s 3rd chair, 2nd female chair, 1st Latina/Latino chair. Del Toro was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on December 18, 2017 (two-year term), and reappointed by Governor Brown on January 02, 2019 for a four-year term. - May 12, 2022 - ehs International, Inc.

The Power of Partnership: TPT Hub Selected as Supporter of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 and National Games 2022

Wiz-Team and TPT Hub, together with their partner, Iventis, will provide a highly innovative and fully integrated set of software tools that will help manage and deliver the logistical journey of over 15,000 participants at the World Games from touch-down to take-off. - May 12, 2022 - TPT Hub

The Michael Scarpaci Scholarship:  Setting the Groundwork for Future Business Ventures

The Michael Scarpaci Scholarship: Setting the Groundwork for Future Business Ventures

Entrepreneur Michael Scarpaci Gives Back with His Scholarship Fund for Student Entrepreneurs - May 12, 2022 - Michael Scarpaci Scholarship

Together We Rise is Raising Funds in Support of Foster Youth During Foster Care Awareness Month

Together We Rise is Raising Funds in Support of Foster Youth During Foster Care Awareness Month

This May, leading foster care non-profit Together We Rise is hosting virtual service projects and raising funds for essential resources during Foster Care Awareness Month. Foster Care Awareness Month helps bring attention to the struggles that over 430,000 children in foster care face. “1... - May 11, 2022 - Together We Rise

The Cambria Hotel, Located in Shelby Township, Donated to the Blessings in a Backpack Organization

The Cambria Hotel, Located in Shelby Township, Donated to the Blessings in a Backpack Organization

The Cambria Hotel, located in Shelby Township, donated to the Blessings in a Backpack organization. Blessings in a Backpack sends kids home on Fridays with a backpack full of satisfying and nourishing food. This organization's focus is to ensure the kids in Macomb County have nutritious meals over... - May 10, 2022 - Cambria Hotel

Terrain Health Expands, Offering Innovative Solutions to Patients in Direct Patient Care and in Natural and Effective Fertility Solutions

Terrain Health, an international, precision healthcare organization focusing on integrative and functional medicine utilizing next generation healthcare tools, is pleased to announce they are expanding their practice to best meet the needs of its patients. Terrain Health is now offering Direct... - May 09, 2022 - Terrain Health Inc.

Juneteenth Art x Culture Festival in Los Angeles

Juneteenth Art x Culture Festival in Los Angeles

Open Arms Food Pantry & Resource Center would like to invite you to celebrate the Emancipation of the Enslaved on June 19, 2022 at the beautiful Westchester Park from 10am-6pm. The day will be filled with festivities such as performing artists, live music, African Marketplace, Foodie Area of LA finest food vendors, African American book authors speaking and selling, Panel Discussion on Children Health + Literacy. - May 08, 2022 - LA Black History Month Festival

KASENTEX Bedding Donates Blankets to Ukraine

More than 8 million people have fled Ukraine as reported by NPR. Many organizations are helping with aid relief including New Jersey bedding brand KASENTEX. The donation of bedding and blankets were made possible with support from Mirek Bogdanowicz of M.B. Turnkey Design, LLC and Lukasz Dziewulski,... - May 07, 2022 - Kasentex

NWA to Pack 285K Meals for Ukrainian Refugees

NWA to Pack 285K Meals for Ukrainian Refugees

On June 4th, the nonprofit MULTIPLi will be spearheading an opportunity to pack 285k thousand meals for Ukrainian refugees. This event will take place at the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club from 8am to 6pm in two-hour shifts. With the growing need of food insecurity and lack of resources for the Ukrainian refugees, MULTIPLi recognized an opportunity to step in and mobilize the people of NWA. - May 06, 2022 - MULTIPLI Global

Residence Inn by Marriott in Cambridge, Massachusetts Reveals Sensory Suites

Residence Inn by Marriott in Cambridge, Massachusetts Reveals Sensory Suites

Renovation Includes Brand-New Suites for an Autism-Friendly Stay - May 06, 2022 - Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge

Dementia Society of America® Designates the Month of May as America’s National Dementia Awareness Month™

Dementia Society of America® Designates the Month of May as America’s National Dementia Awareness Month™

Dementia Society of America® (DSA) announced it has designated May as America’s National Dementia Awareness Month™. This will establish an annual period on the calendar and help drive an intense, national focus on providing education and information that would assist individuals and... - May 05, 2022 - Dementia Society of America

Newfront Raises $15,000 for Ukraine Through Wellbeing for Peace

Newfront Raises $15,000 for Ukraine Through Wellbeing for Peace

Last week, Newfront, a tech-enabled, full-service brokerage, partnered with Wellness Coach to sponsor a virtual community challenge that raised more than $15,000 in support of Ukraine. - May 05, 2022 - Newfront

Bartending Super Stars and TacoTuesday.com Partner for Cinco de Mayo to Celebrate the Invention of Reposado

Bartending Super Stars and TacoTuesday.com Partner for Cinco de Mayo to Celebrate the Invention of Reposado

TacoTuesday.com and local bartending legends, Inga Tantisalidchai and Catalin Ayala, are collaborating to shine light on a little-known fact this Cinco de Mayo. Few people realize that Gabriela Romo de la Peña and her two sisters shaped Tequila Herradura’s modern history. Gabriela... - May 05, 2022 - TacoTuesday.com

MIND 24-7 Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

MIND 24-7 Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

With three locations open around the clock, MIND 24-7 is moving from awareness to action for individuals and their families seeking immediate access to care. - May 03, 2022 - MIND 24-7

Catholic School Builds Community Through New Soccer Field

The St. Mary’s Catholic School project was planned in order to help the school provide a multi-functional, safe place to play on school grounds. The campus was thus far without green space, so the school's primary goal was to provide students with something other than concrete to play on during school activities. Another key mission is to welcome the community, which they will be able to provide for events and other groups to use. - May 01, 2022 - Urban Soccer Park

Conway, Arkansas Employee and Community Connection

Employee Spotlight - 911 Restoration of Central Arkansas Highlights Todd Campbell’s Effort to Support the Community. - April 25, 2022 - 911 Restoration Of Central Arkansas

Organizations Should Consider Educational Programming for the Juneteenth Holiday

Organizations Should Consider Educational Programming for the Juneteenth Holiday

Melaneyes Media, a Black-owned media company based in San Antonio, TX is encouraging organizations to host educational programming to honor the Juneteenth holiday. - April 25, 2022 - Melaneyes Media

Plymouth Place to Host a Great Unearthing on Earth Day Weekend

In order to make way for an exciting new development, Plymouth Place in La Grange Park, IL, will be giving away perennials on its East campus to residents, staff and the surrounding community. The event will kick off with the Boy Scouts unearthing more than 10,000 perennials on Saturday, April 23. - April 22, 2022 - Plymouth Place

The Yoga Expo PDX to Bring Health & Happiness to Portland on 4/23/22

The Yoga Expo PDX to Bring Health & Happiness to Portland on 4/23/22

N. America's largest indoor health & wellness festival is coming to Portland for the first time on April 23, 2022 at the Oregon Convention Center. The Yoga Expo PDX offers a full day of 70+ yoga, meditation, health & wellness classes and workshops, a vibrant vendor marketplace with clothing, accessories, organic beauty products, mini facials, massage demos, and exciting prize drawings, and the opportunity to come together in community for a day of movement, nourishment, and connection. - April 20, 2022 - The Yoga Expo

Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith: Spiritual Entrepreneurship is Foundational to a Just and Inclusive Society

Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith: Spiritual Entrepreneurship is Foundational to a Just and Inclusive Society

Last week, Rev. Rich Tafel of the Church of the Holy City sat down with Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith, one of the thought leaders in the field of spiritual entrepreneurship. Sheri created an education company called Indigo, with a vision of ushering in an education system that shifts away from... - April 20, 2022 - Church of the Holy City

Toyota Presents Atlanta Greek Picnic Celebrating HBCU’s Rich Tradition of Step Culture

Toyota Presents Atlanta Greek Picnic Celebrating HBCU’s Rich Tradition of Step Culture

Toyota Presents Atlanta Greek Picnic Celebrating HBCU’s Rich Tradition of Step Culture over a five day event in Atlanta June 8-12, 2022. - April 19, 2022 - Atlanta Greek Picnic

Premier Women’s Tackle Football Team Tennessee Trojans to Launch in Nashville

Premier Women’s Tackle Football Team Tennessee Trojans to Launch in Nashville

First Women’s National Football Conference Team in Tennessee - April 18, 2022 - Tennessee Trojans

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