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Sararte Made Employee Retention Tax Credit Simple: Eligibility Assessment and How to Apply Guide

Sararte Made Employee Retention Tax Credit Simple: Eligibility Assessment and How to Apply Guide

Organizations may Obtain Tax Credits up to $26k per Employee. Many Businesses Qualify including Essential Businesses with No Reduction in Revenue Needed, No Financial Risk/Audit-ready package. Businesses can have PPP and PPP2. Tax Credit does not impose Restriction on Use of Proceeds. - November 21, 2021 - Sararte

Local Business Owner, Randy Wooding, Named to NSBA Leadership Council

Chicago-area technology professional and business owner tapped to serve on the leadership and technology council for the National Small Business Association. - November 21, 2021 - The Wooding Group LLC

Woman-Owned Drone-Focused Company Taking Flight in Tampa

Woman-Owned Drone-Focused Company Taking Flight in Tampa

Less than seven percent of commercial drone pilots are women, according to statistics from planestats.com, and Darcy Rouhani is one of them. A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Remote Pilot and aviation industry expert, Rouhani founded a business, RoC Aviation Services, to help other... - November 20, 2021 - RoC Aviation Services

iBeta Quality Assurance Updates and Expands Accreditation

iBeta Quality Assurance (iBeta) today announced the expansion of their biometric security testing capabilities with the completion of their bi-annual audit by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the National Volunteer Laboratory Program (NVLAP) NVLAP Testing Lab Code 200962-0 and has achieved accreditation by Android as an Android Biometric Security Partner for the Android biometric BCR or compliance testing. - November 20, 2021 - iBeta Quality Assurance

Paragon Cyber Solutions Earns Certified SBA 8(a) Disadvantaged Small Business Status

Paragon Cyber Solutions Earns Certified SBA 8(a) Disadvantaged Small Business Status

Paragon Cyber Solutions, a provider of cybersecurity and risk management framework (RMF) services to the Federal Government, is proud to announce they have been accepted into the 8(a) Business Development Program by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA). The 8(a) program is a... - November 18, 2021 - Paragon Cyber Solutions, LLC

RDSI Receives 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award from US Department of Labor

RDSI, a 30 plus year company serving the defense industry, has earned a Gold Medallion from HIRE Vets for its commitment to recruiting, employing and retaining America's Heroes. - November 18, 2021 - Research and Development Solutions Inc.

The Quest to Commemorate Unsung Filipino Labor Leader, Larry Itliong, with a U.S. Postal Stamp

In trying to bring greater public awareness to the activist efforts of Larry Itliong and the plight of the Filipino farm workers from the mid-20th century in California's Central Valley, a group of supporters are petitioning the United State Postal service to create a commemorative stamp in his honor. - November 12, 2021 - RMFL

Southwest Tennessee Community College Bestows TBR Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans to Mike Stephens

Southwest Tennessee Community College Bestows TBR Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans to Mike Stephens

Southwest Tennessee Community College kicked off Veterans Week honoring employee Mike Stephens with the 2021 Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans at the College’s Veterans Appreciation Dinner Nov. 10, 2021. Southwest President Tracy D. Hall... - November 11, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

One Veteran's Perspective of Veterans Day

One Veteran's Perspective of Veterans Day

Retired Military Officer Kevin Sullivan believes "Every Day is Veterans Day." - November 11, 2021 - Leading Points Corporation

IronOrbit Adopts CrowdStrike Falcon Complete Managed Detection & Response

IronOrbit Adopts CrowdStrike Falcon Complete Managed Detection & Response

This new layer of security delivers enhanced visibility and automated analysis of cyberattacks to dramatically reduce response times. IronOrbit announced CrowdStrike as their preferred partner for their Managed Endpoint Detection and Response strategy. The Falcon Complete Managed Detection and... - November 10, 2021 - IronOrbit

County’s Utility Bill Oversight Yields Big Dividends

County’s Utility Bill Oversight Yields Big Dividends

The Newton County (Georgia) government has taken significant steps to reduce its expenditures during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, Newton County Board of Commissioners took action by appointing Alexander Tomas and Associates, Inc. (ATA) to assist with utility cost reduction endeavors under a performance arrangement. The project results were formidable with no capital outlay and over a half a million dollars saved to date. - November 01, 2021 - Alexander Tomas and Associates, Inc.

Center for Innovating the Future Publishes a Groundbreaking New Book on the Future of Globalization

Center for Innovating the Future Publishes a Groundbreaking New Book on the Future of Globalization

The world’s top geopolitical futurist, and author of the worldwide hit, “Go.AI (Geopolitics of Artificial Intelligence)," returns with a new book on how globalization is undergoing its most radical transformation since World War II. - November 01, 2021 - Center for Innovating the Future

Kevin Goodman Announces Candidacy for Indiana State Representative

Kevin Goodman Announces Candidacy for Indiana State Representative

Kevin Goodman, of Springville, has announced his candidacy for the seat of Indiana State Representative of District 65. On October 4, 2021, new district boundaries were approved for District 65. District 65 now covers all of Lawrence County, the southwest portion of Jackson County, most of the... - November 01, 2021 - Committee to Elect Kevin Goodman 2022

New Book Claims Trump Was a Phenomenon and Not an Actual President

Internationalist writer Helen Fogarassy says that Donald Trump took the 2016 presidency but America won in 2020 with Biden. "America Votes Obama to Biden Past Trump: A kaleidoscopic view of the Trump phenomenon" is a readable series of articles, some of which have been published on-line including on her website. - November 01, 2021 - Helen Fogarassy

Ghana Diaspora PAC Announces the Endorsements of Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), Eric Adams (D-NY) and Bobby DuBose (D-FL)

Ghana Diaspora PAC Announces the Endorsements of Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), Eric Adams (D-NY) and Bobby DuBose (D-FL)

The endorsements speak to GHPAC’s commitment to championing public leaders who are willing partners in its mission to empower the Ghanaian American through civic and political action. - November 01, 2021 - Ghana Diaspora Political Action Committee

Defense Strategies Institute Organizes Joint Fires Summit

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the Joint Fires Summit taking place this January 19-20, 2022 in Huntsville, AL. - October 31, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

PEO Land Systems Highlight: Military Vehicle Systems Summit

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to provide you with a speaker highlight of Robert Cross, Deputy Program Executive Officer, PEO Land Systems, HQMC; confirmed speaker for the upcoming in-person Military Vehicle Systems Summit. This educational forum will take place this December, 1-2, 2021 in Alexandria, VA. - October 31, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

Hands Off Our Schools Makes Key Endorsements

Hands Off Our Schools Makes Key Endorsements

HOOS Endorses Julie Toal, Phil Hogan, Dan Bennett and Hugo Alves for the New Canaan Board of Education - October 27, 2021 - Hands Off Our Schools

Dates Announced for Defense Strategies Institute’s 2022 Joint C2 Summit

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the Joint C2 Summit, occurring January 26-27, 2022 in Alexandria, VA. This year’s summit will focus on evolving current command and control systems for joint multi / all domain operations, highlighting this year’s theme “Ensuring... - October 27, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

Enabling the SOF Operator with the Maximum Strategic Advantage at Defense Strategies Institute’s SOF & Worldwide Operations Symposium

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the 10th annual SOF & Worldwide Operations Symposium, taking place December 8-9, in Tampa, FL. - October 27, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

Angela Jones Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for September 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Angela Jones Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for September 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Angela Jones, of Forest Park, Illinois, is celebrated as a Woman of the Month for September 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 fields of government service and finance. Each month P.O.W.E. - October 26, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Loredana Marciano Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Loredana Marciano Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Loredana Marciano, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of government food services. About Loredana Marciano Loredana Marciano is... - October 26, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

WBAT Safety Announces Atlantic Coast Aircraft Services, Inc. as Most Recent Platform+Support Subscriber

WBAT Safety Announces Atlantic Coast Aircraft Services, Inc. as Most Recent Platform+Support Subscriber

WBAT Safety is pleased to announce Atlantic Coast Aircraft Services, Inc. (ACAS) as the most recent subscriber of the Platform+Support program. From priority transportation of clients' management teams and technicians to maintenance and logistical support, ACAS specializes in a wide variety of... - October 22, 2021 - WBAT Safety

Southwest Tennessee Community College Receives Nearly $4 Million in U.S. Department of Education grants

Southwest Tennessee Community College Receives Nearly $4 Million in U.S. Department of Education grants

Southwest Tennessee Community College was awarded nearly $4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to support services aligned with helping students attain their college credentials. Project M.O.S.T. received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Predominantly... - October 21, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Douglas Harvey Joins IDEMIA Identity and Security North America as Chief Technology Officer

Douglas Harvey Joins IDEMIA Identity and Security North America as Chief Technology Officer

Harvey will spearhead digital transformation and cloud innovation for leading biometric and secure identity solutions. - October 21, 2021 - IDEMIA

The Bar Association of D.C. Mourns the Loss of Former U.S. Secretary of State, Hon. Colin Powell

BADC honors Secretary Powell for his trailblazing achievements as a soldier, diplomat, and fierce proponent of the rule of law. - October 20, 2021 - Bar Association of the District of Columbia

The Center for Adoption Support and Education™ (C.A.S.E.) to Launch a National Demonstration & Teaching Clinic for Adoption Competent Mental Health Therapy

The Center for Adoption Support and Education™ (C.A.S.E.) to Launch a National Demonstration & Teaching Clinic for Adoption Competent Mental Health Therapy

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) announces plans to launch a National Demonstration & Teaching Clinic for Adoption Competent Mental Health Therapy. C.A.S.E.’s vision in undertaking this bold new strategic direction is to make all clinical therapy for the families... - October 19, 2021 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Transform Africa Hosts African Delegation to United States on Trade, Tourism and Education

Transform Africa Hosts African Delegation to United States on Trade, Tourism and Education

Transform Africa founder, His Excellency Dr. Rollan Roberts II, is hosting the Deputy Governor of Vihiga, Kenya and his cabinet in the United States for trade, tourism and education advancement. - October 19, 2021 - Courageous!

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Public Safety and Police Services Receives TLEA Accreditation

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Public Safety and Police Services Receives TLEA Accreditation

The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program is pleased to announce that it has granted the award of initial accreditation to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Police Department. TLEA announced this first accreditation award for the department during the Tennessee Association... - October 15, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

SCORE’s Manasota Chapter Volunteer Appointed to National Board of Directors

SCORE’s Manasota Chapter Volunteer Appointed to National Board of Directors

SCORE mentor Ray Vicks has been appointed to serve on the National Board of Directors of SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, skilled business mentors. Vicks is a financial expert and CPA with 40 years of experience in public accounting and senior corporate finance positions. He has... - October 10, 2021 - SCORE Manasota

Kiwanis, Lions, Optimist, Rotary, Join for Week of Service to Celebrate Community

Kiwanis, Lions, Optimist, Rotary, Join for Week of Service to Celebrate Community

Service clubs work together to make a difference in communities; Celebrate Community, a joint initiative of the four major volunteer service organizations, will launch this year with a focus on local community service during the week of October 10 to 16. - October 07, 2021 - Optimist International

IBEX IT Business Experts Awarded SeaPort Next Generation Contract by U.S. Navy

In July 2021, IBEX IT Business Experts (IBEX), a nationally recognized IT consulting and training firm, was awarded a Prime Contract with the U.S. Navy for Seaport Next Generation (NxG) multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ). The multiple-award, IDIQ contracts will provide... - October 01, 2021 - IBEX IT Business Experts

DSI's Assured Supply Chain for Defense Summit Fast Approaching

Defense Strategies Institute will host the upcoming Assured Supply Chain for Defense Summit in-person, this October 27-28, 2021 in National Harbor, Maryland. Sessions will focus on this year's theme “Enhancing the Nation’s Military Supply Chain and Resiliency.” - October 01, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

Delta Offshore Energy Updates State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the 3200MW Bac Lieu LNG-to-Power Project Progress at the 76th UN General Assembly

Delta Offshore Energy Updates State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the 3200MW Bac Lieu LNG-to-Power Project Progress at the 76th UN General Assembly

Delta Offshore Energy (“DOE”) and its world-class consortium partners in the 3200 MW Bac Lieu LNG-to-Power Project (“the Project”) have had an in-person meeting with H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, State President of Vietnam in New York, US to update the Project progress and call for the President’s continued advocacy to soon complete the preparation phase. - September 24, 2021 - Delta Offshore Energy

Risk Communication Expert Dr. Vincent Covello Launches Online Training

Risk Communication Expert Dr. Vincent Covello Launches Online Training

World-renowned risk communication practitioner Dr. Vincent Covello has launched Pathway to Risk, High-Concern, and Crisis Communication, an online, video-based course on the principles and tools of risk communication. - September 16, 2021 - Pathway Communication

Defense Strategies Institute Organizes Military Vehicle Systems Summit

Defense Strategies Institute is proud to announce the Military Vehicle Systems Summit taking place this December, 1-2, 2021 in Alexandria, VA. - September 16, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

Speaker Highlight for DSI’s Inaugural Assured Supply Chain for Defense Summit

Defense Strategies Institute is pleased to provide you with a highlight of Major General Heidi Hoyle, one of the confirmed speakers for the upcoming Assured Supply Chain for Defense Summit. - September 16, 2021 - Defense Strategies Institute

Manimas Proposes Handmaid's Amendment to Protect Women's Right to Medical Choices

Former presidential candidate John Manimas proposes a Constitutional Amendment to end further controversy regarding a women's right to medical choices. - September 15, 2021 - John Manimas Campaign

Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.™) Receives Contract from the Maryland Department of Human Services to Provide Free Services to Post-Adoptive Families

Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.™) Receives Contract from the Maryland Department of Human Services to Provide Free Services to Post-Adoptive Families

Through this new contract from the Maryland Department of Human Services, the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) is offering free individual and family therapy, support groups, webinars and other educational opportunities to post-adoptive families throughout the state of Maryland. - September 14, 2021 - Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)

Electro Standards Now Accepts Government P-Card for Micro Purchase Contracts & GSA Schedule Products

Electro Standards Laboratories now accepts Government Purchase Cards for electronic product purchases under Micro Purchase Contracts and GSA Schedule GS35F0286V. - September 13, 2021 - Electro Standards Laboratories

Engage Virtual Range Hosts Local Law Enforcement Blue Line Competition

Engage Virtual Range Hosts Local Law Enforcement Blue Line Competition

This event is free to all Northeast Ohio law enforcement agencies, and winners will walk away with bragging rights as well as an impressive trophy to display at their department. The goodwill event is designed to show appreciation for all local law enforcement officials and to raise money for the Greater Cleveland Police Officers Memorial Society. - September 07, 2021 - Engage Virtual Range

Iran and Its Supreme Leader, Sued for Alleged Unlawful Acts of Torture and Other Torts in D.C. Federal Court

Iran and Its Supreme Leader, Sued for Alleged Unlawful Acts of Torture and Other Torts in D.C. Federal Court

Iran, IRGC, and its supreme leader, Seyed Ali Khamenei, has been sued by Mr. Akbar Lakestani, a dual citizen of Iran and the United States, for alleged unlawful detention and torture while he was visiting Iran in 2019. - September 03, 2021 - Herischi & Associates LLC

With $1 Trillion in Cyber Theft in 2020, the Need to be Cyber Resilient is Greater Than Ever

Nexdigm hosted a webinar with seasoned experts in technology / techonology risk domain and discussed plausible techniques of enhancing cybersecurity in line with the US Executive Order (EO) on Cybersecurity. After a year of rampant cybercrimes costing in excess of an estimated $1 trillion, the... - September 03, 2021 - Nexdigm

Haiti Renewal Alliance via OneDiaspora.Org Activates Emergency Response Unit for Haiti Earthquake 2021

Haiti Renewal Alliance via OneDiaspora.Org Activates Emergency Response Unit for Haiti Earthquake 2021

Haiti Renewal Alliance (HRA) activated it’s Haitian Diaspora Emergency Response Unit (HDERU) shortly after the August 14, 2021, 7.2 magnitude earthquake that devastated the Southwest Region of Haiti. Diaspora organizations are invited to register at www.Onediaspora.org to streamline the relief efforts. HRA pledges $50,000 towards it’s $3M Earthquake fund goals and encourages friends of Haiti to donate, and pledge towards these relief, recovery and sustainability efforts. - August 31, 2021 - Haiti Renewal Alliance

Principle Photography Has Begun on Pot Waco

Principle Photography Has Begun on Pot Waco

According to the movie, "Pot Waco," in 2001, two men were murdered by FBI snipers and nobody noticed. - August 27, 2021 - Producer and Director Steven Hager

Nonprofit Has Special Consultive International NGO Status Renewed by the United Nations

The Cyber Institute, a U.S. nonprofit that focuses on “learning globally and serving locally,” has been re-designated as an International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with Special Consultive Status with the United Nations. Special Consultive Status allows the Cyber Institue to... - August 27, 2021 - Cyber Institute

Anthony Shorter as Lead Candidate for  Johns Creek City Council – Post 3

Anthony Shorter as Lead Candidate for Johns Creek City Council – Post 3

Johns Creek is a city of diverse culture, communities and businesses. As such, it requires leadership with vast experience. Someone who understands the priorities set forth by the citizens and who can help navigate complex situations. August 16, 2021 - Shorter officially qualified to be on the... - August 25, 2021 - Shorter for Johns Creek

Million Kids Urges Californians to Contact Their Assembly Person Regarding SB357

MillionKids.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating about human trafficking and exploitation, is reporting that California Bill SB357, authored by Senator Weiner and legalizing street prostitution, has passed the Senate and is now in the Assembly Appropriation Committee Suspense file. - August 24, 2021 - Million Kids

Nation’s Largest Kidney Coalition Prioritizes, Advances Key Policies to Promote, Support Home Dialysis Care, Choice, Quality

Kidney Care Partners Advocates for Patient-Centric Home Dialysis Policies with Quality Measure Development; Bipartisan Legislation; and Regulatory Reform to Remove Silos, Promote Innovations - August 23, 2021 - Kidney Care Partners

New Spy Novel, by Enigma CEO, Receives Unanimous Praise

New Spy Novel, by Enigma CEO, Receives Unanimous Praise

The new novel by political strategist Sven Hughes, has received unanimous praise in the run up to its 6th September release. - August 21, 2021 - Enigma Strategic Communications

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