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Inclusive Brands Leads the Wine & Spirits Industry Into a World of Inclusivity & Inclusion

Inclusive One World Brands introduces "INCLUSIVO," an iconic tequila brand that communicates an expression of warmth, friendship and acceptance. Inclusive One World Brands is a multicultural and multigenerational company owned and operated by a Native American woman, a milestone in the... - August 17, 2021 - Inclusive One World Brands

Jan Scruggs, Founder of Vietnam War Memorial, Will be Available at Wall, Tomorrow, August 17, 2021 at Noon

Jan Scruggs, Founder of Vietnam War Memorial, Will be Available at Wall, Tomorrow, August 17, 2021 at Noon

Statement from Jan Scruggs regarding the events in Afghanistan. Also, Mr. Scruggs will be available at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, tomorrow, Tuesday, August 17 at noon for media interviews. - August 16, 2021 - Jan Scruggs

Pangea Cares Continues Partnership with Operation Warm for Summer Kicks Drive

Pangea Properties, through its 501c3 arm Pangea Cares, continued its partnership with Operation Warm, donating $7,000 and 20 volunteers to provide new shoes for youth in Chicago. - August 14, 2021 - Pangea Properties

Church of Scientology Nashville to Acknowledge Volunteers on World Humanitarian Day

The World Humanitarian Day open house at the Nashville Church of Scientology will acknowledge volunteers and inspire others to take action, exemplifying the spirit of the day. - August 14, 2021 - Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre Nashville

Press Conference: Teenager Designs & Builds "Homes2Go" Carts for the Homeless. Cart Distribution on 8/12/21.

In collaboration with the Yes We Can! Worship Center, teen Jordan Szigeti-Larenne will hand out the first "Homes2Go" carts to the homeless in front of the Union Rescue Mission. Media is invited to inspect the carts and to take them for a trial run. - August 11, 2021 - Yes We Can! Helping House & Feed the Unhoused Citizens of Los Angeles

Stephen Hightower, President & CEO of Hightowers Petroleum Co. to Serve as Keynote Speaker at The Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo’s 19th Annual Conference

Stephen Hightower, President & CEO of Hightowers Petroleum Co. to Serve as Keynote Speaker at The Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo’s 19th Annual Conference

On August 5 and 6, the Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo played host to its 19th annual conference and its first ever virtual conference featuring keynote speaker Stephen Hightower. This will be Hightower’s second time serving as the Expo speaker – he spoke in 2009, and... - August 11, 2021 - Stephen L. Hightower

Southwest Tennessee Community College Reinstates Mask Mandate

Southwest Tennessee Community College Reinstates Mask Mandate

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials reinstated the college’s mask mandate Aug. 4 due to recent developments with the Delta variant and the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County. All students, employees and visitors to Southwest locations are required to wear face... - August 11, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Transform Africa Launches the Rollan College School of Literacy in Malawi

Transform Africa Launches the Rollan College School of Literacy in Malawi

Transform Africa launches the Rollan College School of Literacy in Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa with former Malawi President, Her Excellency Dr. Joyce Banda. - August 10, 2021 - Courageous!

Southwest Tennessee Community College Eliminates $1.8 Million in Debt for Hundreds of Students Hit Hard by the Pandemic

Southwest Tennessee Community College Eliminates $1.8 Million in Debt for Hundreds of Students Hit Hard by the Pandemic

Southwest Tennessee Community College has paid more than $1.8 million to clear outstanding balances for more than 1,600 eligible students who attended Southwest during the Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters. Southwest funded the unprecedented debt-relief package with U.S. Department... - August 09, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

The Secret of Getting Fit After 40 with CollageVideo.TV

Getting in shape after 40 reflects two main things: exercise and mindset. Life happens, and as we grow older, it is key to start a daily regimen to improve and protect your health. By adopting a healthy lifestyle and giving yourself time to exercise, you can turn back the clock and transform your... - August 04, 2021 - Collagevideo.tv/Bayview Entertainment, LLC.

VICPAK Consultancy Services in Melbourne is Helping Students Get Canadian Study Permit from Australia

VICPAK Consultancy Services in Melbourne is Helping Students Get Canadian Study Permit from Australia

The Consultancy guides students in Australia about the study and career opportunities in Canada and helps in the smooth process of getting a Canadian study permit. - August 03, 2021 - VICPAK Consultancy Services

Global Forum to Highlight Youth Leadership in Peacebuilding During, Beyond Pandemic

The first virtual Global Peace Youth Forum, organized by Global Peace Foundation (GPF), will be held in two segments for Asia and The Americas on July 31 to address the theme, “Strengthening Youth Inclusion and Leadership in Peacebuilding for Sustainable Development.” Global Peace Youth... - July 31, 2021 - Global Peace Youth

P1Presses Latest Release "My Life Being a Sensitive" Receives Accolade from Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly's review of "My Life Being A Sensitive" says, "This novel fully embraces the tropes of the supernatural genre. LGBTQ+ characters make this l tale all the more interesting." An "engaging supernatural drama and romance!" - July 30, 2021 - P1EG

Alverne Ball and Craig Gore to Release Crime Comic "Crook County" for Sacramentum Press

Accomplished graphic novelist/comic creator Alverne Ball and screenwriter Craig Gore have teamed up to pen “Crook County,” a multi-issue comic series to be published next month by Sacramentum Press. - July 29, 2021 - Sacramentum Press

Wynter W. Riddick Honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Wynter W. Riddick Honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Wynter W. Riddick of Norfolk, Virginia has been honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of community healthcare. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women to... - July 29, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

La Roca FC 2005 Girls Are National Champions

La Roca FC 2005 Girls Are National Champions

La Roca Futbol Club represents majority of Utah teams competing at Nationals. - July 27, 2021 - La Roca Futbol Club

Stephanie L. Bailey Honored as a Woman of the Month for July 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. - Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Stephanie L. Bailey Honored as a Woman of the Month for July 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. - Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Stephanie L. Bailey of San Tan Valley, Arizona has been honored as a Woman of the Month for July 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of human services and beauty. Each month, P.O.W.E.R. - July 27, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Transform Africa Announces Dr. Rollan Roberts II on South Sudan Delegation

Transform Africa Announces Dr. Rollan Roberts II on South Sudan Delegation

Transform Africa founder, His Excellency Dr. Rollan Roberts, has been appointed to the United States South Sudan Delegation along with former U.S. Ambassadors and Congresspeople to support the stabilization, sustainability and growth of the region. - July 26, 2021 - Courageous!

Center for Adoption Support and Education’s Training for Adoption Competency (TAC™) Program Expands to Support Families in Florida

Center for Adoption Support and Education’s Training for Adoption Competency (TAC™) Program Expands to Support Families in Florida

The Jockey Being Family Foundation (JBF) and Selfless Love Foundation (SLF) have come together to support the Center for Adoption Support and Education’s (C.A.S.E™) efforts to bring its nationally recognized Training for Adoption Competency (TAC™) program to Florida. The TAC... - July 26, 2021 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Dr. Samuel Bride Volunteers in Africa and the Middle East to Give Back to Those in Need

Dr. Samuel Bride Volunteers in Africa and the Middle East to Give Back to Those in Need

Dr. Bride announces on his Medium Blog: During a recent trip, Samuel Bride M.D. recently volunteered his time to practice medicine on refugees in Jordan and a village in The Gambia. Dr. Bride says that more volunteer physicians are always needed, so contact him to find out how you can help. - July 26, 2021 - Dr. Samuel Bride

Statement from Family of Civil Rights Icon & Mathematics Teacher Bob Moses

Statement from Family of Civil Rights Icon & Mathematics Teacher Bob Moses

With great sadness, the family of Robert Parris Moses announces the passing of our husband, father, friend, and STEM educator. Before his passing, he expressed tremendous gratitude to all who are involved in the struggle for democracy and to those who supported his work to transform the conditions of Black people in our country. Moses was born January 23, 1935, and died the morning of July 25, 2021, in Hollywood, Florida. He was with family and his wife of 52 years, Janet. - July 25, 2021 - Family of Bob Moses

Houston, Texas Immigration Law Firm Breaks Down the New Supreme Court Decision on Adjustment of Status Eligibility for TPS Holders

Houston, Texas Immigration Law Firm Breaks Down the New Supreme Court Decision on Adjustment of Status Eligibility for TPS Holders

July 2, 2021, the US Supreme Court issued an official decision on the adjustment of status, AOS, eligibility for people with Temporary Protected Status, TPS. In the Sanchez v. Mayorkas case, the supreme court ruled that a person that has been granted TPS has not necessarily been... - July 23, 2021 - Davis & Associates

The Fourth Annual Caving Expedition to Raise Funds to Support Canadian Veterans and Their Families – Into the Summit for Mental Health and Wellness 2021

The Fourth Annual Caving Expedition to Raise Funds to Support Canadian Veterans and Their Families – Into the Summit for Mental Health and Wellness 2021

Into the Summit for Mental Health and Wellness is a caving expedition and fundraising campaign aimed at raising awareness and support for veterans and their families suffering from the devastating consequences of PTSD and other forms of mental illness. - July 23, 2021 - PPCLI Foundation

North American Distributor Announces Collaboration with Chicago Based Youth Foundation for the Release of New Family Film

World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation (WWMPC) (formerly OTCBB: WWMO) is proud to announce a collaboration with Girls in the Game in Chicago, Illinois prior to the theatrical release of the award-winning Feature Film Emu Runner (emurunner.com) from Australia. With the support of Girls in the Game,... - July 21, 2021 - World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation

Nicole Hayes Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for August 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. and Announces an August 6 Jonah's Fish Fry Event

Nicole Hayes Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for August 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. and Announces an August 6 Jonah's Fish Fry Event

Nicole Hayes of Plano, Texas is being celebrated as a Woman of the Month for August 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the field of entertainment events. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women... - July 21, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Dementia Society of America® Launches Operation KeepSafe™

Dementia Society of America® Launches Operation KeepSafe™

National Program Focuses on Elopement and Critical Wandering in Those Living with Dementia. October 20 to be Designated as National KeepSafe Day™. - July 19, 2021 - Dementia Society of America

Former City Councilwoman and CEO, Tawnya Morris, Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Southfield, Begins Summer Outreach Events & Gains Major Endorsements

CEO, Mechanical Engineer and former Councilwoman, Tawnya Morris, has launched a strong campaign against an incumbent, for Mayor of Southfield, Michigan. Her summer community campaign kick-off, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, is open to Southfield families and features food, music and games. The event will be held Saturday, July 31st at 12 noon at the Beech Recreation Center in Southfield. - July 17, 2021 - Tawnya Morris

New Innovative Scope Adapter Enables Disabled Hunters

New Innovative Scope Adapter Enables Disabled Hunters

New product provides visually and physically disabled hunters more access and a better experience participating in hunting and shooting sports. Digital FOV’s new product, Digital Crosshairs 1000A, is a revolutionary rifle scope enablement device that expands opportunities to enjoy shooting sports and hunting for those with physical and visual disabilities. - July 16, 2021 - Digital FOV, LLC

Health Espresso is Bridging Gaps in Ontario's Health Care System

Health Espresso is Bridging Gaps in Ontario's Health Care System

Communication gaps between Ontario health care teams greatly affect patient care and lead to many challenges, like hospital readmissions and hallway medicine, which COVID brought to light. Health Espresso is filling these gaps with its innovative technology and helping to change health care for Ontario as we move forward. - July 15, 2021 - Health Espresso

GivingTuesday Opens Applications for Global Fellowship of Grassroots Leaders

GivingTuesday Opens Applications for Global Fellowship of Grassroots Leaders

GivingTuesday’s Starling Collective is a global learning lab and innovative fellowship for grassroots organizers, activists, artists, and changemakers. The program recognizes, supports, and uplifts the extraordinary leadership arising from within communities to meet needs and provide healing, leadership that is often under-recognized and under-supported. Applications are now being accepted through September 1, 2021. - July 15, 2021 - GivingTuesday

Family Choice Surrogacy Announces Comprehensive Surrogate Training Certification

Family Choice Surrogacy Announces Comprehensive Surrogate Training Certification

Introducing Foundations of Surrogacy, an exclusive education certification for all Family Choice surrogates with learning modules on everything from legalities to medical procedures, pregnancy and beyond. They're preparing their gestational carriers like never before so they are fully equipped to embark on their surrogacy journey. - July 14, 2021 - Family Choice Surrogacy

Atlanta Author Jay Welsby Sets the Stage for the Next Generation of Authors and Storytellers

The fact is many people had written him off. At one time, he may have written himself off. So, one can only imagine the story of the amazing transformation he made from a young Miami “dope boy” and former convicted felon to becoming one of the biggest and most influential authors in urban literature today. - July 14, 2021 - Jay Welsby

Even Keel Tattoo Parlor Partners with Non-Profit, Shark Allies, for 5th Annual Shark Weekend Fundraiser

Even Keel Tattoo Parlor Partners with Non-Profit, Shark Allies, for 5th Annual Shark Weekend Fundraiser

Shark Allies and Even Keel Tattoo partner for the 5th Annual Shark Weekend event to raise funds for 501c3 non-profit, to help protect sharks. - July 14, 2021 - Shark Allies

Hollywood Partners with the Ms. Wheelchair USA Pageant Being Held to Highlight Women with Disabilities

Hollywood Partners with the Ms. Wheelchair USA Pageant Being Held to Highlight Women with Disabilities

The 14th annual Ms. Wheelchair USA national pageant is being held this week in Ohio. Pageant features 12 national finalists with disabilities that will compete for the national title. There are two, live, on-stage competitions complete with evening wear, music, production numbers, and amazing competition. The preliminary competition is July 16 at 7:30pm EST with the finale competition on July 17 at 7:30pm EST that culminates with the crowning of the new Ms. Wheelchair USA. - July 14, 2021 - The Dane Foundation / Ms. Wheelchair USA

“A Little Spark” Author Chris Parsons Talks 5 Ways to Encourage Resiliency in Children

“A Little Spark” Author Chris Parsons Talks 5 Ways to Encourage Resiliency in Children

Among all of the skills you can teach a child, resiliency remains one of the most important. It gives kids a fighting chance to survive a tumultuous world and helps them become critical problem solvers capable of turning negative situations into positive life experiences. It doesn’t matter... - July 13, 2021 - Chris Parsons

Sally Kirkland in New Orleans to Star in "The Walk"

Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner actress Sally Kirkland is in New Orleans shooting "The Walk." The racially charged drama also stars Malcolm McDowell, Jeremy Piven, Terrence Howard, Justin Chatwin, Katie Douglas, Lovie Simone, Anastasiya Mitrunen, Maggie Wagner, Jim Gleason and Jay... - July 12, 2021 - Sally Kirkland

Tampa Crossroads Awarded VA Grant to Continue to Help Veteran Families at Risk of Homelessness

Tampa Crossroads Awarded VA Grant to Continue to Help Veteran Families at Risk of Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $418 million in grants to more than 260 nonprofit organizations nationwide in June, and Tampa Crossroads, a nonprofit organization serving the Tampa Bay community since 1977, is one of the lucky recipients. The grant funding supports Tampa... - July 11, 2021 - Tampa Crossroads

Tonia DeCosimo, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of P.O.W.E.R. and P.O.W.E.R. Magazine Endorses Debra Newell's Book, "Surviving Dirty John"

Tonia DeCosimo, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of P.O.W.E.R. and P.O.W.E.R. Magazine Endorses Debra Newell's Book, "Surviving Dirty John"

Tonia DeCosimo, founder and editor-in-chief of P.O.W.E.R. and P.O.W.E.R. Magazine is proud to endorse Debra Newell’s book, "Surviving Dirty John" which will be released on August 31, 2021. About Tonia DeCosimo and Her Endorsement of “Surviving Dirty John” Tonia DeCosimo... - July 10, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

TSR Appoints New Public Relations Officer; Responds to Social Media Mismanagement

TSR Appoints New Public Relations Officer; Responds to Social Media Mismanagement

TSR has replaced the individual that was serving as both social media manager and information technology manager for TSR and The Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum. This individual was also the social media manager for Giantlands, Justin LaNasa, and Ernie Gygax. All posts on all social media accounts for... - July 09, 2021 - TSR LLC

The Bionic Kid, Second Issue Released

The Bionic Kid, Second Issue Released

Limbitless Solutions Releases Second Installment of The Bionic Kid Comic Book. Written by 12 year old Zachary, Christo, and Niko Pamboukas, this inspirational story is meant to show that heroes can be born with a limb difference. In an effort to raise funds for more myoelectric bionic prosthetics, all comic revenue will be donated to Limbitless-Solutions. - July 09, 2021 - Bionic Kids, LLC

"Power" Star Joseph Sikora's Black Fox Productions Taps Writer Craig Gore to Adapt Crime Thriller "Everybody Pays"

"Power" Star Joseph Sikora's Black Fox Productions Taps Writer Craig Gore to Adapt Crime Thriller "Everybody Pays"

Joseph Sikora, best known as Tommy Egan on Starz’s “Power” franchise, has tapped veteran writer Craig Gore to adapt the book “Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder, and the Price of Truth.” - July 08, 2021 - Black Fox Productions

Anthony Cherry Makes a Statement with Song "Heavenly Father"

Anthony Cherry Makes a Statement with Song "Heavenly Father"

Anthony Cherry makes his stamp in the gospel industry with the hit record titled, "Heavenly Father." - July 08, 2021 - Anthony Cherry

A Holistic View of the New Age Movement - Is There Such a Thing as "New Age Thought?" Where Did It Come from?

A Holistic View of the New Age Movement - Is There Such a Thing as "New Age Thought?" Where Did It Come from?

In a seminal work that provides a holistic view of the New Age movement, author Ruta Sevo created a compendium from the theories of spiritualists, energy healers, yogis, and quantum physicists--400 pages drawing on 80 books, that follow the early days of the New Age movement up to the science of... - July 08, 2021 - Momox

URICIDE® Solves Pet Odor Problems with Amazing New Technology

URICIDE® Solves Pet Odor Problems with Amazing New Technology

Remarkable New Technology Completely Eliminates Pet Odors - July 07, 2021 - URICIDE

Akirim Press Author Mirika Mayo Cornelius Releases Children's Book That Promotes Believing and Achieving Titled, "When I Grow Up, I Want to be Living Proof!"

Akirim Press Author Mirika Mayo Cornelius Releases Children's Book That Promotes Believing and Achieving Titled, "When I Grow Up, I Want to be Living Proof!"

Follow one little girl as she takes you through the many things she wants to do on her quest to become Living Proof that all things are possible to achieve in the new book "When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Living Proof!" - July 07, 2021 - Akirim Press

Writer Craig Gore to Adapt "Everybody Pays" for Black Fox Productions

Writer Craig Gore to Adapt "Everybody Pays" for Black Fox Productions

TV Writer Craig Gore has signed on to adapt the book “Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder, and the Price of Truth” for Black Fox Productions. - July 06, 2021 - Black Fox Productions

BDA Advises Navis Capital on Sale of Amazon Papyrus Chemicals Group to The Longreach Group

BDA Partners is pleased to announce that it has advised Navis Capital on the sale of Amazon Papyrus Chemicals Group to The Longreach Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BDA Partners was the exclusive financial advisor to Navis Capital and Amazon Papyrus on the transaction. BDA also... - July 05, 2021 - BDA Partners Ltd

KL Winterbourne Associates – El Salvador Looks to Bitcoin as New Legal Tender

President Nayib Bukele plans to formally recognize Bitcoin as currency, with some believing that Paraguay will follow suit. - July 05, 2021 - KL Winterbourne Associates

BDA and William Blair Advise Grail Insights on Sale to Escalent

BDA Partners and William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisors to Grail Insights (Grail) and its shareholder, including NewQuest Capital Partners (NewQuest), on its sale to Escalent, a portfolio company of Symphony Technology Group. The transaction closed on May 26, 2021 and the terms of... - July 01, 2021 - BDA Partners Ltd

SJ Salomon International - EU Proposes Carbon Border Tax

Analysts at SJ Salomon International say proposed EU carbon border tax could unfairly impact developing nations and threaten emerging economies. - July 01, 2021 - SJ Salomon International

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