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Omnitronics Has Been Chosen to Supply Omnicore Enterprise Dispatch for the Marine Rescue Services in Western Australia

Omnitronics Has Been Chosen to Supply Omnicore Enterprise Dispatch for the Marine Rescue Services in Western Australia

The radio dispatch system has been selected by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) for the not-for-profit Marine Rescue service in Western Australia to manage radio communications for 38 individual rescue groups as part of a state-wide marine safety Radio over IP project. - June 24, 2022 - Omnitronics Pty. Ltd.

James Sloan Takes Firm Stand on Issues Important to Tennessee House of Representatives District 63

James Sloan Takes Firm Stand on Issues Important to Tennessee House of Representatives District 63

James Sloan, a conservative Republican candidate for Tennessee House of Representatives District 63, announces his key platform issues as they align with the voters and approximately 100,000 citizens of eastern Williamson County, Tennessee, who reside in House District 63 stating that, "My stance on issues will always align with the majority of my constituents as I work to get issues and problems addressed while maintaining a balanced state budget and protection of our individual civil rights." - June 21, 2022 - Campaign for SloanForTN

State's Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor Out-Raises Long-Term Incumbent; Raises More Than Two Challengers Combined

State's Attorney Candidate Perry Paylor Out-Raises Long-Term Incumbent; Raises More Than Two Challengers Combined

Montgomery County State’s Attorney candidate Perry Paylor raised three times as much in campaign contributions as incumbent John McCarthy during the most recent campaign-finance reporting period. As in the prior reporting period, Paylor raised more than the two challengers combined Jan. 7... - June 17, 2022 - Friends of Perry Paylor

Antelope Valley Conservancy Supports CESA Listing for Western Joshua tree

Antelope Valley Conservancy Supports CESA Listing for Western Joshua tree

The CA Fish & Game Commission will meet June 15 to vote whether to provide CESA protection for the western Joshua trees. - June 11, 2022 - Antelope Valley Conservancy

New Product Release - Revize Agenda Manager App

New Product Release - Revize Agenda Manager App

Revize is excited to launch a new product that has been in the works for years, The Agenda Manager App. The idea for this app originated from client and prospect feedback the Revize team received over the years and the product has been finalized for purchase this past month. "The new Agenda... - June 10, 2022 - Revize Government Websites

Siddons-Martin Announces Partnership with Holmatro Rescue Tools in New Mexico

Siddons-Martin Announces Partnership with Holmatro Rescue Tools in New Mexico

Siddons-Martin Emergency Group announced, today, a new partnership with Holmatro USA as the exclusive sales and service distributor of Holmatro rescue tools in the state of New Mexico. The investment will provide new and existing Holmatro customers with comprehensive mobile service, local parts... - June 09, 2022 - Siddons-Martin Emergency Group

Race Unity Day Conference Announced

The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale will be hosting a conference themed “Social Transformation and Promoting Race Amity in Education.” - June 09, 2022 - The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale

Top Winnebago County Republicans Praise GOP Chairman for Leadership

Top Winnebago County Republicans Praise GOP Chairman for Leadership

Winnebago County Board Chairman Joe Chiarelli, County Sheriff Gary Caruana, and Loves Park Mayor Greg Jury met with Winnebago County Republican Central Committee Chairman Eli Nicolosi to assess the leadership structure of the local Republican Party. Mr. Nicolosi discussed his successful... - June 04, 2022 - Winnebago County Republican Central Committee

Riverside County Workforce Development Division Awarded $1,824,000 through the State of California’s Apprenticeship Expansion, Equity, and Innovation Grant for the Inland

Riverside County Workforce Development Division Awarded $1,824,000 through the State of California’s Apprenticeship Expansion, Equity, and Innovation Grant for the Inland

Riverside County is one of six entities in the state to receive funds to design and build new apprenticeship training programs in thriving industries. Through a grant proposal entitled Inland Empire Designing Equitable Apprenticeships, Riverside County Workforce Development and its Inland Empire regional partners will expand apprenticeships, provide opportunities for underserved populations, and work to align the region’s growing workforce. - June 01, 2022 - Riverside County Workforce Development

Tennessee United for Human Rights Spreads Awareness During Summer 2022

2021 was an interesting year that showed resilience and innovation to keep activities moving forward. Tennessee United for Human Rights was able to continue carrying out the work of the international organization United for Human Rights in the Southeast United States. - May 28, 2022 - United for Human Rights

Arizona Hotel to Homeless Housing Project

Arizona Hotel to Homeless Housing Project

Dinesh “Dan” Rama and Kishan Gohel of NewGen Advisory proudly announce the sale of the Days Inn by Wyndham Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. Located within a heavily populated area near Downtown Phoenix and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, this hotel consists of 50 units on 1.4 acres... - May 27, 2022 - NewGen Advisory

Grace on Broadway Founder Attends Meta Gather in DC

Grace on Broadway Founder Attends Meta Gather in DC

Heather Marzigliano, Founder of Grace on Broadway, a furniture artist and the owner of The Rustic Retail Market in Belvidere, NJ, was invited as one of 500 small businesses in the country to attend the Meta Gather Event in DC. The event was geared to have small businesses meet with Policy makers at... - May 24, 2022 - Grace on Broadway

eCom Learning Solutions Welcomes Dunfermline’s New City Status

Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, has welcomed the decision to name Dunfermline as one of eight new cities, so designated to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. According to the UK’s Cabinet Office, Dunfermline, as a... - May 22, 2022 - eCom Learning Solutions

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

Promet’s Provus Solution Selected as a Pantheon® Technology Partner

Harnessing the power of partnerships Pantheon’s collaborative solutions drive agility for next-level digital experiences Andrew Kucharski, president of Promet Source, announced today that Promet has has been selected as a Pantheon technology partner. “We are honored that our Provus... - May 18, 2022 - Promet Source

American Association of Community Colleges Elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to National Board of Directors

American Association of Community Colleges Elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to National Board of Directors

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has elected Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to its board of directors to represent the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA). Dr. Hall will serve a three-year term, effective July 1, 2022 – June... - May 13, 2022 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

C4GS-ZEDlife Wins $1M Challenge to Bring Power for the People Through Innovative Sustainable Communities

C4GS-ZEDlife Wins $1M Challenge to Bring Power for the People Through Innovative Sustainable Communities

Zero-Carbon Development Concept Wins $1 Million Grant from California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program. - May 12, 2022 - Urban Alchemy 360

2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic Benefiting the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Partners with Dallas Mavericks as Presenting Sponsor

2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic Benefiting the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Partners with Dallas Mavericks as Presenting Sponsor

The Juneteenth Golf Classic is proud to announce the Dallas Mavericks as the presenting sponsor for the 2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic. The Classic will take place on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the Golf Club of Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks will support the 2022 Juneteenth Golf Classic under their Mavs... - May 10, 2022 - Juneteenth Golf Classic

Radian Solutions Wins a Spot on FAA's eFAST MOA

Radian Solutions (“RADIAN”), today, announced that it was awarded FAA’s Electronic Federal Aviation Administration Accelerated and Simplified Tasks Master Ordering Agreement (FAA eFAST MOA). This contract has a $7.4B ceiling across 8 Functional Areas that provide a full spectrum... - May 04, 2022 - Radian Solutions LLC

New Idaho Business Redefines and Supports Emerging RINO Voting Bloc

New Idaho Business Redefines and Supports Emerging RINO Voting Bloc

A new clothing-oriented small business is putting a new spin on the once-derogatory term of RINO and is promoting wearing the term proudly in recognition of a growing number of voters. Historically, RINO has been used as a derisive acronym for “Republican in Name Only” and applied to... - April 30, 2022 - RINO-HO

Will a Constitutional Conservative Emerge Victorious in South Jersey's Upcoming Republican Primary?

Will a Constitutional Conservative Emerge Victorious in South Jersey's Upcoming Republican Primary?

With a little over a month to go until the primary election (scheduled for June 7) in NJ’s Congressional District 2, and mail-in ballots ready to be received soon, voters will decide if they will be represented by a Constitutional Conservative. Incumbent Jeff Van Drew is facing two direct... - April 29, 2022 - Sean Pignatelli Political Campaign

AC Brainy is Transforming Air Conditioning Maintenance for Homes and Businesses

AC Brainy is Transforming Air Conditioning Maintenance for Homes and Businesses

A Georgia man is seeking to transform the HVAC industry with a new mobile application that protects the pocketbooks of consumers and businesses. With 32 years of experience in energy analytics and 12 in the HVAC automated fault detection field, he saw an opportunity to create a mobile application that lowers the mysterious veil of an HVAC. Most people don't give it a thought until it is broken. The fact is that 90% of repairs or failures can be avoided with advanced diagnostics and alerts. - April 22, 2022 - AC Brainy

National Bankers Community Alliance Partners with iGrad and HBCU Community Development Action Coalition on Financial Wellness Pilot Program to Reduce Racial Wealth Gap

National Bankers Community Alliance Partners with iGrad and HBCU Community Development Action Coalition on Financial Wellness Pilot Program to Reduce Racial Wealth Gap

iGrad offers artificial intelligence-powered financial wellness solutions to more than 600 colleges and universities, more than 20,000 employers and more than 300 financial institutions. - April 21, 2022 - iGrad

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. (MES) Announces That It Has Acquired The Uniform House

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. (MES) Announces That It Has Acquired The Uniform House

MES, Inc. has acquired The Uniform House, Inc., located in Indianapolis, IN. Founded in 1953, The Uniform House is the premier uniform supplier to first responders, public transportation agencies, and medical professionals in the region. Tom Hubregsen, MES CEO, commented, “With their stellar... - April 20, 2022 - Municipal Emergency Services, Inc.

Patricia L. Blake Honored as Woman of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patricia L. Blake Honored as Woman of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patricia L. Blake of Yerington, Nevada has been honored as Woman of the Year for 2022 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication for her outstanding achievements in the field of law enforcement. About Patricia L. Blake Patricia L. Blake is a retired police lieutenant for the Los... - April 15, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

Governor Doug Ducey Signs SB1162 Into Law Helping Arizonans with Chronic Intractable Pain Get the Treatment They Need

Governor Doug Ducey Signs SB1162 Into Law Helping Arizonans with Chronic Intractable Pain Get the Treatment They Need

Senator Nancy Barto introduced Arizona SB1162 in January 2022. This new law will give protections to chronic intractable pain patients in Arizona. This amendment to ARS Section 32-3248.01, will improve access to care, give physicians the ability to treat their patients as medically appropriate, and confirm that providers and their state governing boards have oversight on the proper treatment for these patients. - April 15, 2022 - International Pain Foundation

AGENT511 Joins the RapidSOS Partner Network and is Now RapidSOS Ready

The partnership enables 911 telecommunicators to receive AGENT511 TEXTBLUE feature-rich, text-to-9-1-1 and multimedia content via RapidSOS Portal. - April 14, 2022 - AGENT511

iGrad and Cleveland State University Partner to Provide Financial Literacy Education to TRIO Students

iGrad and Cleveland State University Partner to Provide Financial Literacy Education to TRIO Students

Research shows that student financial wellness programs can decrease financial stress, improve academic performance and teach students how to manage their finances for a lifetime. - April 12, 2022 - iGrad

Mariah Bailey is an Official Candidate for Tennessee House of Representatives District 12

Mariah is a “Raised Right” Conservative with strong Christian values. Her candidacy for the TN House of Representatives District-12 is to offer the citizens of Sevier County with unwavering, Constitutional Conservative Representation. - April 08, 2022 - Mariah Bailey Candidate

Wake Forest University Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform

Wake Forest University Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform

With declining enrollment and degree-achievement rates across the nation, bolstering student financial literacy is a priority for many institutions of higher learning. iGrad is currently used by more than 600 public and private colleges and universities of all sizes. - April 07, 2022 - iGrad

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Department of the Treasury Launch NJ FinLit, a Free Financial Wellness Platform Powered by Enrich™

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Department of the Treasury Launch NJ FinLit, a Free Financial Wellness Platform Powered by Enrich™

The personalized, interactive mobile and online platform can help state residents rebuild from the pandemic and plan for the future. - April 07, 2022 - iGrad

A Firm Handshake Between Friends: Gaines and Verbica Endorse Each Other’s Campaigns

A Firm Handshake Between Friends: Gaines and Verbica Endorse Each Other’s Campaigns

Ted Gaines, Board of Equalization (“BOE”), District 1, and Peter Coe Verbica, CAGOP State Delegate and candidate for the Board of Equalization, District 2, exchange endorsements for each other’s campaigns. Gaines describes it as “a firm handshake between... - April 05, 2022 - Peter Coe Verbica for Board of Equalization Dist. 2 2022

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists & the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Collaborate to Offer New Starts

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists & the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Collaborate to Offer New Starts

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the leading oncology practices, has teamed up with The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office to offer formerly incarcerated individuals “A New Start.” Through The Sheriff's Transition and Reentry Team (S.T.A.R.T.) Resource Center,... - March 29, 2022 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

JHB Group, Inc. Awarded Public Safety Supplier Contract from Sourcewell

JHB Group, Inc. Awarded Public Safety Supplier Contract from Sourcewell

Contract Provides More than 50,000 Government, Educational and Non-Profit Organizations Direct Purchases of JHB Group's Public Safety Training and Simulation Equipment and Technology including its US Patented Fire Safety Simulator, Augmented Reality Fire Extinguisher Training System and Virtual Reality Fire Sprinkler Demo Kit. - March 24, 2022 - JHB Group, Inc.

Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program Receives Pension & Investments Eddy Award for Work with iGrad

Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program Receives Pension & Investments Eddy Award for Work with iGrad

The winning entry was a joint effort of Ohio DC, iGrad and Nationwide, featuring the ongoing campaign to engage members in reducing financial stress by improving money-management skills and financial knowledge. - March 22, 2022 - iGrad

Porterville College Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform

Porterville College Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform

Based on artificial intelligence and proprietary algorithms, iGrad personalizes financial information for each student’s situation and needs. It is used by more than 600 public and private colleges and universities of all sizes, including Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, New York University, Davidson College and St. Joseph’s University. - March 22, 2022 - iGrad

KAAR Hosts Growth and Development Candidate Forum

The Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® and the Knoxville Chamber will be hosting a Growth and Development forum for Knox County Commission candidates on April 5, 2022. Candidates for the open seats have been invited to meet with voters and discuss issues related to future growth and development in the county. - March 20, 2022 - Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier Receives 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award of Merit

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier Receives 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award of Merit

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier was named the recipient of the 2022 Carter Godwin Woodson Award of Merit. - March 17, 2022 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

AACC Names William Weppner 2022 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient

AACC Names William Weppner 2022 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient

The American Association of Community College (AACC) has awarded William Weppner, associate professor of mathematics at Southwest Tennessee Community College, the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award for his outstanding leadership, dedication to students, illustrious career and community service. - March 17, 2022 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Oklahoma (OMES) Awards Moetivations, Inc. the Statewide Contract for 9-1-1 PSAP Training & LMS Platform

Oklahoma (OMES) Awards Moetivations, Inc. the Statewide Contract for 9-1-1 PSAP Training & LMS Platform

Moetivations, Inc., a professional services company dedicated to serving 9-1-1, Emergency Communications Centers, and First Responders, has been awarded a statewide contract from the OMES for the State of Oklahoma to provide LMS “MOE911” platform and statewide training for all Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). All PSAP employees will have access to on-site and online training designed to improve skills, restore health & wellness best practices. - March 17, 2022 - Moetivations, Inc.

City of Allentown to Raise Trans Flag on Transgender Day of Visibility

For the first time ever, the City of Allentown will partner with Eastern PA Trans Equity Project to honor the transgender community on the International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) by raising the transgender flag over the plaza outside City Hall. - March 17, 2022 - Eastern PA Trans Equity Project

Fundica Partners with NorCal SBDC to Bring Powerful AI-Based Funding Search Tool to Small Businesses in the United States

Fundica Partners with NorCal SBDC to Bring Powerful AI-Based Funding Search Tool to Small Businesses in the United States

Fundica, North America’s leading funding search engine, is pleased to announce its partnership with NorCal SBDC, a one-stop shop for accelerating small business success. Fundica will help NorCal SBDC effortlessly acquire and retain clients by connecting small businesses with relevant funding opportunities. In addition to representing a powerful expansion of NorCal SBDC’s service offering, this announcement officially marks Fundica’s launch in the United States. - March 16, 2022 - Fundica

Verbica Wins Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC Endorsement

Verbica Wins Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association PAC Endorsement

Peter Coe Verbica, Candidate for the California State Board of Equalization, District 2, 2022, wins the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Political Action Committee endorsement for the 2022 election cycle. - March 15, 2022 - Peter Coe Verbica for Board of Equalization Dist. 2 2022

Central Michigan University Partners with iGrad to Provide Personalized Student Financial Literacy Platform

Central Michigan University Partners with iGrad to Provide Personalized Student Financial Literacy Platform

Research shows that student financial literacy programs can decrease financial stress, improve academic performance and teach students how to manage their finances for a lifetime. - March 15, 2022 - iGrad

Help Wanted, Direct Energy Weapons Agency is growing

Join the Direct Energy Weapons Agency team. - March 10, 2022 - Direct Energy Weapons Agency, Inc.

Patricia L. Blake Showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patricia L. Blake Showcased on the Reuters Billboard in Times Square by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Patricia L. Blake, of Yerington, Nevada, has been showcased on the famous Reuters Billboard in Times Square in New York City on December 10, 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide. Times Square, where the Reuters Billboard is placed, is considered the busiest area in Manhattan with... - February 25, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

Ron Beaty Announces 2022 Republican Candidacy for Barnstable County Commissioner

Ron Beaty Announces 2022 Republican Candidacy for Barnstable County Commissioner

Fiscal Conservative Republican Ron Beaty to Run for County Commissioner on Cape Cod with a Focus Upon Restoring Fiscal Integrity and Accountability to Barnstable County Government - February 20, 2022 - Campaign to Elect Ron Beaty

South Dakota Declares April 26th Shared Parenting Day

South Dakota Becomes Sixth State to Officially Proclaim Shared Parenting Day. - February 18, 2022 - National Parents Organization

DPRA Awarded Multi-Year Contract with US EPA Region 1

DPRA Awarded Multi-Year Contract with US EPA Region 1

5-year contract to provide RCRA Authorization Support Services to all six New England states and ten Tribal Nations. - February 16, 2022 - DPRA, Inc.

iGrad Launches Financial Literacy Platform for San Francisco State University Students

iGrad Launches Financial Literacy Platform for San Francisco State University Students

Based on artificial intelligence and proprietary algorithms, iGrad personalizes financial information for each student’s situation and needs. iGrad is currently used by more than 600 public and private colleges and universities of all sizes, including San Jose State University, UC Berkeley, New York University and Davidson College. - February 04, 2022 - iGrad

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