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Maryland Jury Awards $20.3 Million Against Drugstore Giant Rite Aid in False Imprisonment, Assault & Battery Case

Maryland Jury Awards $20.3 Million Against Drugstore Giant Rite Aid in False Imprisonment, Assault & Battery Case

A Maryland jury has delivered a verdict against Rite Aid for more than $20 million due to injuries sustained by a young Black woman who was held against her will by a Rite Aid pharmacist while acting in his employee capacity. The verdict includes punitive damages against Rite Aid for $20 million... - July 26, 2023 - Lawrence Whittaker PC

The Commonwealth Fair is Back

The Commonwealth Fair is Back

After a 3-year break, The Commonwealth Fair 2023, taking place on November 11, 2023, at 12:00PM – 18:00PM, at Kensington Town Hall, promises to be even bigger than before the onset of COVID-19. The host of the 2023 Commonwealth Fair is Rwanda, led by the Rwandan High Commission in London,... - July 26, 2023 - The Commonwealth Countries League

The GivingTuesday Data Commons Launches Rethinking Resilience: Insights from the Giving Ecosystem

The GivingTuesday Data Commons Launches Rethinking Resilience: Insights from the Giving Ecosystem

In this report, The GivingTuesday Data Commons presents a holistic view of global giving in 2022, reflecting the full breadth of the Data Commons’ initiatives, partnerships, data, and analysis. - July 25, 2023 - GivingTuesday

Exceptional Emergency Center’s Golden Triangle Locations to Accept Medicare Starting July 24, 2023

Locations in Orange, Beaumont, and Port Arthur, TX, to become satellite locations for Altus Lumberton Hospital. - July 24, 2023 - Altus Community Health

OfficerPrivacy.com Pledges to Protect Privacy of New Field Training Officers

OfficerPrivacy.com, a leading provider of privacy and personal internet data removal services, announced today that they will be offering their exclusive services free of charge to the newest graduating class of Field Training Officers. This initiative will provide the resources these officers need... - July 24, 2023 - Pacific Data Forensics, LLC

Emmanuel Katto's "Emka Foundation" to Make a Continuous Positive Impact in the Life of Unprivileged Children

Emmanuel Katto's "Emka Foundation" to Make a Continuous Positive Impact in the Life of Unprivileged Children

Africa is a continent which is rich in minerals, in which Uganda is a beautiful country but consists of deprived children. Emmanuel Katto through his “Emka Foundation” thrives to uplift the life of these children in various ways such as by ensuring the basic amenities of life such as food, health and education. - July 21, 2023 - Emka Foundation

Hypatia Women CEO ETF Named an Official ETF of USA Softball

USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, is excited to announce Hypatia Women CEO ETF (“WCEO”) as an Official ETF partner of USA Softball. An exchange-traded fund managed by Hypatia, WCEO and its partnership with USA Softball will be highlighted by... - July 20, 2023 - Hypatia Capital

Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove Hosts Senator Angelique Ashby and CALA Representatives to Showcase Technology and Career Opportunities

Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove Hosts Senator Angelique Ashby and CALA Representatives to Showcase Technology and Career Opportunities

Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove welcomed esteemed guests from the office of Senator Angelique Ashby and representatives from the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) for a remarkable visit. The event provided a platform to demonstrate technology's profound impact on enhancing residents' well-being and highlight the rewarding career opportunities within the assisted living industry. - July 20, 2023 - Carlton Senior Living

Business Impact NW Awarded Grant to Establish Alaska Veterans Business Outreach Center

Business Impact NW Awarded Grant to Establish Alaska Veterans Business Outreach Center

VBOC Alaska provides counseling, entrepreneurial development tools, and funding opportunities for transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard & Reserve members, and military spouses interested in starting or growing a small business. - July 19, 2023 - Business Impact NW

D.O.P.E. - High-End Collectibles Brand Dedicated Exclusively to Black Icons Series 1 Launch

D.O.P.E. - High-End Collectibles Brand Dedicated Exclusively to Black Icons Series 1 Launch

Depicting Our Peoples Excellence (D.O.P.E.), the first company to celebrate heroes from Black culture through high-end scale collectibles launches with two Black icons from American history - Bass Reeves and Stagecoach Mary. - July 17, 2023 - Go Hero

Homeinc Partners with Foster Love, Supporting Children in Broward County

Homeinc Partners with Foster Love, Supporting Children in Broward County

The Homeinc Team Helps Foster Love Donate 50 Decorated Bags of Supplies for Hands & Feet - July 17, 2023 - Homeinc

2A Rated Training Launches Firearm Training Services for New Gun Owners in Florida

2A Rated Training Launches Firearm Training Services for New Gun Owners in Florida

2A Rated Training, a leading provider of firearm training solutions, is thrilled to announce its official launch as a premier training company specifically designed for new gun owners in Florida. With a commitment to promoting responsible gun ownership and safety, 2A Rated Training aims to equip... - July 14, 2023 - 2A Rated Training

Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Helped a Salvadorian National to Receive Asylum in the United States.

Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Helped a Salvadorian National to Receive Asylum in the United States.

A national of El Salvador whose family suffered from gang violence was granted asylum in the United States. - July 12, 2023 - Law Office of Alena Shautsova

Helmet Grease Introduces Their New Campaign: "Get DILF'd, Get Greased, Get Helmet Grease"

Helmet Grease Introduces Their New Campaign: "Get DILF'd, Get Greased, Get Helmet Grease"

Helmet Grease, the leading adult lubricant brand known for its exceptional quality and commitment to customer satisfaction, is thrilled to announce its thrilling new campaign: "Get DILF'd, Get Greased, Get Helmet Grease." This campaign is a celebration of man-on-man action and positions Helmet Grease as the ultimate lubricant for the man's man. - July 12, 2023 - Helmet Grease

AmpleHarvest.org joins USDA’s 2023 Feds Feed Families Campaign to Combat Hunger and Improve Access to Healthy Food

AmpleHarvest.org joins USDA’s 2023 Feds Feed Families Campaign to Combat Hunger and Improve Access to Healthy Food

AmpleHarvest.org will again participate in "Feds Feed Families", the annual federal government summer food drive. The 2023 virtual campaign will run from June 26 through September 30. - July 11, 2023 - AmpleHarvest.org

Rilion Gracie Miami Lakes Jiu-Jitsu Introduces Early Morning Jiu-Jitsu Classes for All Students, Monday Through Thursday

Rilion Gracie Miami Lakes Jiu-Jitsu Introduces Early Morning Jiu-Jitsu Classes for All Students, Monday Through Thursday

Newly added 7 a.m. classes offer enhanced flexibility and convenience for Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts. - July 10, 2023 - Rilion Gracie Miami Lakes

Teutonia Männerchor's 2023 Sommerfest and Open House

A German celebration of summer: Teutonia Männerchor will open its doors to the public for 10 days - from 7 to 16 July 2023. - July 07, 2023 - Teutonia Mannerchor

Let's Be Onyx: A New Creative Think-Tank Shaping the Future of Pop-Culture

Let's Be Onyx: A New Creative Think-Tank Shaping the Future of Pop-Culture

Let's Be Onyx, is a new cutting-edge powerhouse collaboration of five accomplished entities, all with a rich history of pop-culture success. Sharing vision and decades of collective experience, Let's Be Onyx will create unique pop-art collecting experiences and provide services to talented emerging... - July 06, 2023 - Go Hero

Taco Tuesday Takes the Nation by Storm: Announcing the Most Taco Tuesday-Loving States

Taco Tuesday Takes the Nation by Storm: Announcing the Most Taco Tuesday-Loving States

TacoTuesday.com is excited to announce the states with the highest enthusiasm for Taco Tuesday. The data from Google Trends, which is a reliable source for showing the interests of internet users, reveals the states in order of popularity where the search for "Taco Tuesday" is the... - July 06, 2023 - TacoTuesday.com

Mahjaholic: Introducing Houston's Premier Mahjong Instruction and Services

Mahjaholic: Introducing Houston's Premier Mahjong Instruction and Services

Mahjaholic is a Houston-based business founded by Lacy Price, an experienced Mahjong instructor with a deep passion for the game. With her extensive knowledge of American and Marvelous Mahjong, Lacy offers personalized lessons to individuals and groups of all skill levels. Mahjaholic aims to create a vibrant community of Mahjong enthusiasts and provide an enjoyable learning experience for everyone involved. - July 06, 2023 - Mahjaholic

Super Hero Summer Camp That Saves Homeless Animals

Super Hero Summer Camp That Saves Homeless Animals

PawSquad Summer is created for youth to experience and explore something they’re 100% passionate about, animals. It's a free, fun-filled, online summer “camp” from July 3 - Labor Day, with different weekly animal-related themes to inspire animal-loving kids to be superheroes for homeless animals. A signature program of The Pawtectors, a year-round online program that inspires kids to be compassionate for animals. Their motto is Compassion for Animals = Compassion for Humans = Compassion for All. - July 03, 2023 - The Pawtectors

How to Prevent Pets Going Missing on July 4

How to Prevent Pets Going Missing on July 4

More pets go missing July 4 weekend than any other time during the year. As an online, superhero-themed, animal compassion program for youth, The Pawtectors want to share 8 quick, easy steps to prevent lost pets and heartache. These precautions will ensure a safe and happy Fourth of July is enjoyed by humans and their furry kids alike. - July 03, 2023 - The Pawtectors

Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine Presents the 6th Annual Cutest Toddler Contest, Sponsored by AdventHealth for Children

Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine Presents the 6th Annual Cutest Toddler Contest, Sponsored by AdventHealth for Children

Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine, a leading lifestyle publication serving Central Florida, today announced the launch of the 6th Annual Cutest Toddler Contest. The contest, sponsored by AdventHealth for Children, invites families across Central Florida to submit their child's photo for a chance to win the coveted title of "Cutest Toddler." - July 01, 2023 - Central Florida Lifestyle

Local Church Donates Two Million Dollars During Pandemic

The Lighthouse Church of All Nations, based in southwest suburban Alsip, Illinois, has reached the milestone of $2,000,000 given away to the community since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. - June 30, 2023 - The Lighthouse Church

New App, 3joy Changes Social Contact for All Open-Minded People - Couples, Singles or a Particular Orientation - by Providing a Platform

New App, 3joy Changes Social Contact for All Open-Minded People - Couples, Singles or a Particular Orientation - by Providing a Platform

As a dating app, 3joy limits the search to other singles looking for an open-minded partner. People swipe on 3joy and make the connections they want, whether individually, with friends, or partners who shared similar lifestyles. - June 30, 2023 - 3joy

AARP Awards Grants to Six Maryland Organizations as Part of Its Nationwide Program to Make Communities More Livable

AARP Maryland announced six organizations throughout the state will receive 2023 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.6 million awarded among 310 organizations nationwide. - June 29, 2023 - AARP Maryland

Pastor Sammy L. Jackson Recognized as a VIP for 2023 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide

Pastor Sammy L. Jackson of Daytona Beach, Florida, has been recognized as a VIP for 2023 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of religion. About Sammy L. Jackson Pastor Sammy L. Jackson is a pastor with over 32... - June 28, 2023 - Strathmore Worldwide

Pro Soccer Coaches from Leones Negros of Mexico Arrive in Kansas City for a Soccer Clinic with the Global Foundation for Peace through Soccer on June 24

Pro Soccer Coaches from Leones Negros of Mexico Arrive in Kansas City for a Soccer Clinic with the Global Foundation for Peace through Soccer on June 24

Leones Negros Pro Soccer Team and the Global Foundation for Peace through Soccer Sign International Accord and Arrive in Kansas City to Commemorate the Agreement. - June 23, 2023 - Global Foundation for Peace through Soccer

America's 250th Birthday Party: A Spectacular Celebration Marking a Milestone in History

America's 250th Birthday Party: A Spectacular Celebration Marking a Milestone in History

As America’s 250th birthday approaches, industry leaders met at a special luncheon on June 12 to discuss celebrating America’s cultural culinary history. The luncheon was held at Artistry Restaurants’ Boca in Winter Park, Florida. - June 23, 2023 - Artistry Restaurants

Charles River Rotary Scoopapalooza Ice Cream Festival  Hood, Ice Cream the Official Ice Cream; Saturday, June 24, 2023, 11:30- 3:00pm, Natick Common, Rt. 135

Charles River Rotary Scoopapalooza Ice Cream Festival Hood, Ice Cream the Official Ice Cream; Saturday, June 24, 2023, 11:30- 3:00pm, Natick Common, Rt. 135

10th Anniversary of the Charles River Rotary Scoopapalooza Ice Cream festival. - June 23, 2023 - Charles River Rotary

Candace Willis’s Newly Released "Little Big Sis" is an Informative and Deeply Personal Account of Life with Turner Syndrome

Candace Willis’s Newly Released "Little Big Sis" is an Informative and Deeply Personal Account of Life with Turner Syndrome

“Little Big Sis,” from Christian Faith Publishing author Candace Willis, is a unique autobiographical work that shares the challenges and blessings of one woman’s experiences of living with Turner syndrome. - June 21, 2023 - Christian Faith Publishing

Pin-Up Model Celebrates 20 Years Selling Pin-Up Intimates on HSN

Hollywood Actress turned lingerie mogul celebrates 20 years selling comfortable and inclusive intimate apparel at HSN. - June 20, 2023 - Shear Enterprises, LLC

NCBCP and CAU Brought Together 150 National and State Leaders for the Inaugural Southern Organizing Leadership Convening and Official Launch of TWD, Jr. Institute

NCBCP and CAU Brought Together 150 National and State Leaders for the Inaugural Southern Organizing Leadership Convening and Official Launch of TWD, Jr. Institute

In response to the widespread attacks on our rights, freedoms & democracy, the convening brought together an intergenerational group of leaders representing civil rights, faith, labor, education, business, environmental, LGBTQ+, youth and social justice movements to strategize on countering racial, economic & systemic assaults on Black Americans and preparing for the 2024 Presidential Election Cycle in The South and nationally. - June 19, 2023 - NCBCP

Quest Forward Academy, Santa Rosa, CA, Launches Academic Scholarships for 2023-2024

Quest Forward Academy, Santa Rosa, CA, Launches Academic Scholarships for 2023-2024

Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa (QFA Santa Rosa) is looking for academically motivated students who are passionate about taking ownership of their education. Academic scholarships awarded for the 2023-2024 school year will make it possible for qualified students to attend the school regardless of their socioeconomic status or finances. This application process is an alternative to the traditional application process. - June 18, 2023 - Quest Forward Academy

Joshua Home an LGBTQ Safe Haven Working to Open New LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-in Center in the Inland Empire

Joshua Home an LGBTQ Safe Haven Working to Open New LGBTQ+ Youth Drop-in Center in the Inland Empire

Volunteers have been actively involved in various aspects of the opening of The CENTER @ Joshua Home. Efforts include fundraising, outreach, space setup, and program development. The volunteers’ commitment and dedication have been invaluable in bringing The CENTER to fruition. - June 17, 2023 - Joshua Home an LGBTQ Safe Haven

Antis Celebrates Its 100th Red Cross Blood Drive

Antis Celebrates Its 100th Red Cross Blood Drive

When the Orange County Red Cross saw its blood supplies vanish during the early part of the pandemic, Antis Roofing and Waterproofing stepped in. The company offered unused office space and created a permanent blood donation center. The center will celebrate its 100th blood drive July 5. Longtime volunteers and donors will be named. - June 17, 2023 - Antis Roofing and Waterproofing

LGBTQ+ T-Shirt Store Launches 2024 Election Collection

LGBTQ+ T-Shirt Store Launches 2024 Election Collection

StressfullyYoursStore.com, a 100% LGBTQ+ owned and operated company, today launched its 2024 Election collection. The collection features a variety of t-shirts with designs that celebrate LGBTQ+ pride and advocate for equality and love. They are available in a variety of colors and... - June 16, 2023 - StressfullyYoursStore

Former L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl & Troutman Pepper Law Firm Honored at Inner City Law Center’s 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon

Former L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl & Troutman Pepper Law Firm Honored at Inner City Law Center’s 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon

The awards luncheon also featured remarks from Los Angeles Board Supervisor Lindsey Horvath, a special pre-recorded message from Mayor Karen Bass and personal stories from Inner City Law Center clients. - June 16, 2023 - Inner City Law Center

Rilion Gracie Miami Lakes Jiu-Jitsu Academy Introduces Exclusive Kids Summer Camp Program for Existing Students

Rilion Gracie Miami Lakes Jiu-Jitsu Academy Introduces Exclusive Kids Summer Camp Program for Existing Students

Immersive and comprehensive program focuses on skill development, wrestling, and fitness for young Jiu-Jitsu enthusiasts. - June 16, 2023 - Rilion Gracie Miami Lakes

Board of Directors Announcement of Managing Director Resignation

It is with both sadness and gratitude that the Board of Directors announces Rima Žiūraitis’ departure as Managing Director of Friends of Blue/Yellow Ukraine USA NFP 501(c)(3). - June 15, 2023 - Friends of Blue Yellow Ukraine USA NFP, Inc

Blue/Yellow USA Announces Two New Board Members

Blue/Yellow USA is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board members: Igor Rubchinsky and Casey Kazlauskas, who will help support Blue/Yellow's mission to provide non-lethal and humanitarian aid to Ukraine including the procurement/distribution of required aid, financial support, and... - June 15, 2023 - Friends of Blue Yellow Ukraine USA NFP, Inc

Caresify Home Care Appoints New Director of Business Development

Caresify Home Care Appoints New Director of Business Development

Caresify Home Care, a leading provider of exceptional, personalized home care services, is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new Director of Business Development. The company's leadership team believe that the new Director's extensive, diverse experience and commitment to excellence will... - June 15, 2023 - Caresify

WNFC Celebration of Women & Girls in Football is Coming Back to The Star in Frisco

WNFC Celebration of Women & Girls in Football is Coming Back to The Star in Frisco

The 4th Annual WNFC Championship Weekend will take place in Frisco, TX, at Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters in Frisco. The undefeated Texas Elite Spartans (8-0) whom have been descirbed as a “Texas Sports Dynasty” will play the Mississippi Panthers (7-1) (based out of Jackson, MS). - June 14, 2023 - Women's National Football Conference

Lilburn Christian Church Announces New Senior Minister & Prepares for Community Event

Lilburn Christian Church Announces New Senior Minister & Prepares for Community Event

Lilburn Christian Church (LCC) has announced Dr. Peter Rasor ("Dr. Pete") as the new Senior Minister. Dr. Pete brings substantial experience and fresh ideas to the role. His inaugural sermon series, "Why Are We Here?" initiated deep discussions. On June 25, 2023, LCC will host the "Grillin' and Chillin'" BBQ event, providing the community an opportunity to interact with Dr. Pete and partake in enjoyable activities, including a bouncy house for children. - June 14, 2023 - Lilburn Christian Church

Sky-Vue Skateland Celebrates a Successful Year of Roller Skating STEM Field Trips for Schools

Sky-Vue Skateland Celebrates a Successful Year of Roller Skating STEM Field Trips for Schools

Sky-Vue Skateland served over 2,000 students from 26 schools from eastern NC with a unique and captivating learning experience engaging students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The program aimed to foster curiosity, critical thinking, and teamwork among students, helping them develop essential skills for their future academic and professional endeavors. - June 14, 2023 - Sky-Vue Skateland

Former L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Troutman Pepper Law Firm to be Honored at Inner City Law Center’s 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon

Former L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Troutman Pepper Law Firm to be Honored at Inner City Law Center’s 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon

Leaders in the Los Angeles community gather at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel to honor 2023 award recipients Sheila Kuehl and Troutman Pepper law firm. The awards luncheon also features remarks from Los Angeles Board Supervisor Lindsey Horvath, a special pre-recorded message from Mayor Karen Bass and personal stories from Inner City Law Center clients. - June 13, 2023 - Inner City Law Center

Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse During PROTECT Week 2023

Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse During PROTECT Week 2023

AARP Maryland, the Maryland Attorney General, Comptroller of Maryland, Maryland Department of Aging, Maryland Department of Human Services, Office of Financial Regulation in the Maryland Department of Labor, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office — along with a coalition of federal, local... - June 13, 2023 - AARP Maryland

Left Turn Village Launches “Freedom Rhymers” Poetry Contest and Open Mic in Time for Juneteenth

Left Turn Village is launching its inaugural “Freedom Rhymers” Poetry Contest and Open Mic event via Zoom on Thursday, Jun 15, 2023 at 6:00 PM (EST), just in time for Juneteenth. First, 2nd, and 3rd prizes are $100, $50, and $25 respectively. Space is limited to five contestants. This event will be an opportunity to connect with others, share voices, and celebrate the power of poetry. - June 12, 2023 - Left Turn Village

New Senior Center Offers Affordable Options for Pasco County Seniors

New Senior Center Offers Affordable Options for Pasco County Seniors

Community Aging and Retirement Services has announced its cutting many much needed seniors services. A new veteran-owned senior center opens its doors with affordable options. - June 10, 2023 - The Fox Lodge: A Clubhouse for Seniors

Krush Brau Park - Portal Immersion Center to Host the Epic Summertoberfest

Krush Brau Park - Portal Immersion Center to Host the Epic Summertoberfest

Krush Brau Park, located at the Portal Immersion Center in Kissimmee, Florida, is proud to announce the highly anticipated event of the season, Summertoberfest. This unique celebration will bring together the best of summertime delights and Oktoberfest traditions for an unforgettable experience. - June 09, 2023 - Krush Brau Park

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