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ARKANCE and Its Subsidiary U.S. CAD, Acquire CADD Microsystems, and Extend Leadership and Coverage as a National Player in the USA

ARKANCE and Its Subsidiary U.S. CAD, Acquire CADD Microsystems, and Extend Leadership and Coverage as a National Player in the USA

ARKANCE and its subsidiary U.S. CAD in the United States, a leading provider of technology and services to the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator (AECO) industry, today announced the acquisition of CADD Microsystems, a United States-based consulting and software firm... - April 09, 2024 - U.S. CAD, An ARKANCE Company

Congressman Mark Green to Give the 2024 Commencement Address at Patrick Henry College

Congressman Mark Green to Give the 2024 Commencement Address at Patrick Henry College

Patrick Henry College is pleased to announce that Representative Mark Green will deliver the Commencement Address for the PHC Class of 2024. “Our goal at Patrick Henry College is to equip young leaders who will lead for the glory of God and the good of those who follow,” says PHC President, Jack W. Haye. “Rep. Green embodies these principles as he serves on Capitol Hill with both conviction and humility.” - April 09, 2024 - Patrick Henry College

The Wine Concierge Hosts Black Women Winemakers: the Changing Landscape of Maryland Wine Brunch

The Wine Concierge Hosts Black Women Winemakers: the Changing Landscape of Maryland Wine Brunch

This event is not your average wine tasting and brunch - it's a celebration of Maryland's explosive growth in the wine industry, with over 100 wineries and vineyards making their mark in the past decade. But what truly sets this event apart is the spotlight on Black wine producers, who have historically been underrepresented in the industry. - March 21, 2024 - The Wine Concierge

Healthcare Workforce Coalition Visits Capitol Hill Seeking Solutions to America’s Healthcare Workforce Shortage Crisis

Coalition stakeholders calling on lawmakers to advance proposed solutions to train, grow, and sustain America’s healthcare workforce. - March 20, 2024 - Healthcare Workforce Coalition

Annuity Owners Report Product Satisfaction, Positive Buying Experience

Annuity Owners Report Product Satisfaction, Positive Buying Experience

New NAFA survey finds risk mitigation the top reason cited for buying a fixed annuity. - March 18, 2024 - NAFA, National Association for Fixed Annuities

On World Kidney Day, Nation’s Largest Kidney Coalition Advocates for Patient Choice and Innovation

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – today recognizes World Kidney Day by highlighting its... - March 14, 2024 - Kidney Care Partners

Physical Therapy Leaders Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan SAFE Act to Prevent Senior Falls

Introduced by Reps. Miller and Stansbury, the Stopping Addiction and Falls for the Elderly (SAFE) Act aims to increase access to preventative care and reduce dangerous falls among America’s Medicare patients. - March 13, 2024 - Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation

Kidney Care Partners Encourages U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to Address Inclusion of Oral-Only Drugs in Medicare ESRD Payment Bundle

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – calls on members of the House Energy and Commerce... - March 11, 2024 - Kidney Care Partners

Kidney Care Partners Applauds Congressional Action to Delay Inclusion of Oral-Only Drugs in Medicare ESRD Payment Bundle

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – thanks members of the House Ways and Means Committee... - March 06, 2024 - Kidney Care Partners

Patrick Henry College's Forensics Program is Creating Pathways to the Highest Levels of American Leadership

Patrick Henry College's Forensics Program is Creating Pathways to the Highest Levels of American Leadership

Patrick Henry College (PHC) students Ainsley Stellman and Jason Chahyadi won 2nd place in Oral Argument at the 2023-34 American Moot Court Association's National Tournament (AMTA) this month. Additionally, PHC’s Calvin Huh and Trinity Klomparens won 1st place in Brief Writing as... - March 05, 2024 - Patrick Henry College

Introducing VIXC: Revolutionizing Photo Search with AI-Powered Technology

Introducing VIXC: Revolutionizing Photo Search with AI-Powered Technology

Today marks the launch of VIXC, a groundbreaking photo search service that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning. VIXC aims to simplify the daunting task of searching and identifying photos within extensive albums. - March 04, 2024 - VIXC

46-Year-Old Wife and Mother to Compete in Miss Virginia USA After Two Hip Surgeries

46-Year-Old Wife and Mother to Compete in Miss Virginia USA After Two Hip Surgeries

Mikell Reed Carroll, a 46-year-old wife and mom of two from Arlington, VA, will compete for the Miss Virginia USA crown after a rare disease diagnosis that led her to have two hip surgeries this past year. Her hope is to inspire women and girls to never give up, no matter the challenge. - March 02, 2024 - Mikell Reed Carroll

Black Women’s Roundtable Announces 13th Annual Women of Power National Summit, March 13 – 17; Theme: "Owning Our Power: Participate, Protect, Preserve and Promote!"

Black Women’s Roundtable Announces 13th Annual Women of Power National Summit, March 13 – 17; Theme: "Owning Our Power: Participate, Protect, Preserve and Promote!"

Summit Will Include Release of 8th Annual BWR Power of the Sister Vote Poll in Partnership with Essence Ventures, Annual Gathering Featuring Black Women’s Power Table Discussions with Congressional and Executive Branch Leaders; Power Building & Organizing Sessions and Black Women’s Roundtable "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill & Annual Take it to the Top National Entrepreneurship Challenge - February 29, 2024 - NCBCP

The Oaklea Press Releases a Book Announcing the End of Secular Humanism as a Viable Philosophy

The Oaklea Press Releases a Book Announcing the End of Secular Humanism as a Viable Philosophy

A bestselling author’s new book just published by Oaklea Press cites the work of 33 individuals that he says taken together show that the philosophy of Secular Humanism, aka Physicalism, and Scientific Materialism, do not hold up to scrutiny. - February 19, 2024 - The Oaklea Press

Healthcare Workforce Coalition Endorses Reauthorization of Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

The Healthcare Workforce Coalition today announced its endorsement of H.R. 7153/S. 3679, which would reauthorize the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Reps. Susan Wild (D-PA-7), Buddy Carter (R-GA-1), Debbie Dingell (D-MI-6), and Jennifer... - February 14, 2024 - Healthcare Workforce Coalition

Healthcare Workforce Coalition Underscores Need for Health Worker Recruitment, Retention, & Safety Legislation in 2024

Launched in late 2023 in response to the escalating healthcare workforce crisis, the Healthcare Workforce Coalition continues to advocate for bipartisan legislative solutions to bolster and better support our nation’s healthcare workforce. Virtually every care setting, from hospitals to... - February 07, 2024 - Healthcare Workforce Coalition

Charles E. Doolittle, Jr.’s Newly Released “Between the Directive and the Destination is the Journey” is an Engaging Discussion of Learning to Trust God’s Plans

Charles E. Doolittle, Jr.’s Newly Released “Between the Directive and the Destination is the Journey” is an Engaging Discussion of Learning to Trust God’s Plans

“Between the Directive and the Destination is the Journey” from Christian Faith Publishing author Charles E. Doolittle, Jr. is an inspiring exploration of a familiar story that leads to a resolute promise of the need to listen and obey God’s directives. - January 31, 2024 - Christian Faith Publishing

Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence: Terra Site Constructors Rebrands to Terra Constructs

Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence: Terra Site Constructors Rebrands to Terra Constructs

As part of their milestone 10-year anniversary, Terra Site Constructors is thrilled to announce a significant evolution in their company's identity. Effective immediately, they will operate under the new name, Terra Constructs. This rebranding represents a pivotal moment in their journey,... - January 29, 2024 - Terra Constructs

Introducing Audible Sight™: Revolutionizing Video Accessibility for Blind and Low Vision People

Introducing Audible Sight™: Revolutionizing Video Accessibility for Blind and Low Vision People

Audible Sight, Inc. proudly announces the launch of their groundbreaking software designed to make more video content accessible to the visually impaired through AI-assisted audio descriptions. - January 25, 2024 - Audible Sight, Inc.

New Chair, Dr. Mahesh Krishnan, Outlines 2024 Kidney Community Priorities

Dr. Krishnan to Focus on Supporting Innovative Treatments to Improve Patient-Centric Kidney Care, Ensure Access to Quality Care and Sustained Quality Improvements - January 11, 2024 - Kidney Care Partners

Mon Ethos Pro Support and Virgin Islands Police Department Successfully Enhance Security at Crucian Christmas Festival Amidst Presidential Visit

Mon Ethos Pro Support and Virgin Islands Police Department Successfully Enhance Security at Crucian Christmas Festival Amidst Presidential Visit

Innovative Security Collaboration Triumphs at Crucian Christmas Festival Amid Presidential Visit - January 08, 2024 - Mon Ethos Pro Support, LLC (MEPSVI)

Brian Morris Joins Leadership Team at Innovate! Inc.

Innovate! is excited to announce that Brian Morris has joined its leadership team. With a wealth of expertise leading digital transformations, Brian Morris has a proven track record of delivering innovation, growth and process efficiencies for large enterprises across many industries. His... - January 05, 2024 - Innovate! Inc.

Striveworks Secures Patent for Innovative Data Lineage Process

Striveworks Secures Patent for Innovative Data Lineage Process

Striveworks has secured a patent for a new data lineage process that represents a step change in transparency and auditability for the machine learning industry. The new process grants greater transparency into machine learning workflows and allows for better data governance. - January 04, 2024 - Striveworks

NAFA Urges DOL to Withdraw 2023 Fiduciary Advice Proposal in Its Entirety

NAFA Urges DOL to Withdraw 2023 Fiduciary Advice Proposal in Its Entirety

Comment Letter Outlines Proposed Rulemaking’s "Fatal Flaws" and Potential Harm to Independent Producers, Carriers and Consumers - January 02, 2024 - NAFA, National Association for Fixed Annuities

Hexa Global Ventures Unveils TalentEdgeAI: a Revolutionary Solution to Transform Talent Acquisition and Staffing

Hexa Global Ventures Unveils TalentEdgeAI: a Revolutionary Solution to Transform Talent Acquisition and Staffing

TalentEdgeAI is revolutionizing the HR tech landscape by offering a unified platform specifically designed for mid-sized employers and staffing firms. It is providing a seamless, AI-driven solution that intelligently analyzes labor market trends, pinpoints ideal candidates, and optimizes the interview process with the power of AI and machine learning. This doesn't streamline recruitment – it redefines it by accelerating the process, improving the experience, and increasing candidate quality. - December 13, 2023 - TalentEdgeAI

NCBCP Will Host Their 26th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards, Celebrating the Diversity of Our Democracy

NCBCP Will Host Their 26th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards, Celebrating the Diversity of Our Democracy

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) will host its 26th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards, Celebrating the Diversity of Our Democracy, An Elegant Evening Affair, at The Hamilton Washington, DC on Tuesday, December 12, at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST. The event, in its 26th... - December 07, 2023 - NCBCP

Healthcare Workforce Coalition Endorses SAVE Act to Protect Hospital Workers from Workplace Violence

Bills would make violence against hospital workers a federal crime. - December 06, 2023 - Healthcare Workforce Coalition

America in Turmoil: Essays on Politics, the Economy, Society, and the Future

America in Turmoil: Essays on Politics, the Economy, Society, and the Future

John DeQ. Briggs brings original thinking to stubbornly partisan American issues as well as fascinating digressions. - December 06, 2023 - Bublish

Kathi Wolfe is Awarded the 2024 William Meredith Prize for Poetry

Kathi Wolfe is Awarded the 2024 William Meredith Prize for Poetry

The William Meredith Foundation is pleased to announce the recipient for its 2024 award for Poetry. - December 03, 2023 - The William Meredith Foundation

Tuesday's Children Appoints Decorated Combat Marine Corps Veteran  as New Chairman

Tuesday's Children Appoints Decorated Combat Marine Corps Veteran as New Chairman

John Fitzsimmons, LtCol USMC (RET), to Lead the Board of Directors, Bringing a Wealth of Leadership Experience and a Deep Commitment to Service - November 29, 2023 - Tuesday's Children

Free Today, a New Release from The Oaklea Press That Purports to Reveal the Origin of the Universe

Free Today, a New Release from The Oaklea Press That Purports to Reveal the Origin of the Universe

The Kindle edition of a new release from The Oaklea Press is free to download today, November 29, 2023. The book’s author references the outcomes of a series of quantum physics experiments and the findings by consciousness researchers at the University Medical School to show that together they reveal the origin of the universe. - November 29, 2023 - The Oaklea Press

Black Men Vote’s Giving Tuesday Fundraiser: a Mission to Empower and Inform

Non-profit Black Men Vote’s Goal is to help Black communities thrive and inform all Black men about the importance of voting. - November 28, 2023 - Black Men Vote

Baja Tap Bar DC Presents "Come As You Are New Year's Eve Bash"

Baja Tap Bar DC Presents "Come As You Are New Year's Eve Bash"

Baja Tap Bar DC is thrilled to announce its first end of year celebration, "Come As You Are: New Year's Eve Bash" on December 31. This event will be hosted in the newly opened, three level venue. Guests can expect a cover charge which includes entry, 1 drink ticket, access to deeply... - November 20, 2023 - Baja Tap Bar

Health Roads Joins Civitas Networks for Health

Health Roads Joins Civitas Networks for Health

Health Roads, a Health and Human Services Information Technology Consulting company based in Newark, CA, joins Civitas Networks for Health, a national collaborative working to use health information exchange, health data, and multi-stakeholder, cross-sector approaches to improve health. - November 17, 2023 - Health Roads, LLC

SDA Appoints Greg Arakelian to CTO

SDA Appoints Greg Arakelian to CTO

Systems Development and Analysis, Inc. (SDA), a leader in developing and designing data driven technology solutions for over 35 years to intelligence, defense, homeland security clients, announced today it has appointed Greg Arakelian to be the company’s Chief Technology Officer and Vice... - November 14, 2023 - Systems Development and Analysis

ScienceCast and bioRxiv Join Forces to Improve Accessibility of Scientific Research Through Advanced AI Tools

ScienceCast and bioRxiv Join Forces to Improve Accessibility of Scientific Research Through Advanced AI Tools

ScienceCast and bioRxiv collaborate to offer innovative software tools enhancing the open science experience for researchers. - November 09, 2023 - ScienceCast, Inc.

Gjekë Marinaj Receives Prestigious Alexander the Great Gold Medal for Literary Contributions

Gjekë Marinaj Receives Prestigious Alexander the Great Gold Medal for Literary Contributions

The Alexander the Great and Vergina Gold Medal and Diploma were awarded to Albanian-born American poet Gjekë Marinaj on October 29, 2023, at the town hall of Salamis, Greece. The award, in its 39th year, honored Marinaj for his significant contributions to literature. - November 08, 2023 - Mundus Artium Press

Healthcare Workforce Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of Bipartisan Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act

Healthcare Workforce Coalition Applauds Reintroduction of Bipartisan Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act

Bill would allow the entry of nurses with approved immigrant visas and allow physicians with approved immigrant petitions to adjust their status to have a durable immigration status - November 03, 2023 - Healthcare Workforce Coalition

NAFA Decries "Misguided Fiduciary Proposal"

NAFA Decries "Misguided Fiduciary Proposal"

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor released its latest fiduciary rule proposal, rebranded as a “Retirement Security Rule.” With it came proposed changes to the longstanding Prohibited Transaction Exemption 84-24 that has served both retirement savers and those giving financial... - November 01, 2023 - NAFA, National Association for Fixed Annuities

Kidney Care Partners Disappointed with Final ESRD Prospective Payment System Rule

Community Asks for Congressional Intervention to Address Barriers to Innovation, Workforce Shortage - October 30, 2023 - Kidney Care Partners

Invitation to an Afternoon of Art and Poetry

Invitation to an Afternoon of Art and Poetry

The William Meredith Foundation extends an invitation for an afternoon of art and poetry, November 18 from 2-4 at the Writer’s Center (4508 Walsh St., Bethesda, Md. 20815) Previous recipients of the Meredith Award for Poetry, the Valentine Krustev Award for Translation and the Nancy Frankel... - October 25, 2023 - The William Meredith Foundation

RWI Media Launches iVideo Recruiter. New Use of Short Form Video and Location Services in Recruiting.

RWI Media Launches iVideo Recruiter. New Use of Short Form Video and Location Services in Recruiting.

RWI Media Launches on the web its iVideo Recruiter Platform. Novel use of Short Form Video and Location Services in recruiting. - October 20, 2023 - Real World Interactive Media Group, LLC

Diverse Group of Healthcare Stakeholders Forms New Coalition to Address Nation’s Healthcare Workforce Shortage Crisis

The group will work with provider community, policymakers, and other stakeholders to develop and advocate for policies to address severe shortfall in nation’s healthcare system. - October 19, 2023 - Healthcare Workforce Coalition

German Cleveland Ambassador David Jakupca Says the Word Nazi is Racist and Should be Banned from Use in the English Language

German Cleveland Ambassador David Jakupca Says the Word Nazi is Racist and Should be Banned from Use in the English Language

"Nazi is a four letter word," says German Cleveland Ambassador David Jakupca, "It casts a negative connotation today on all people, especially Germans and on the occasion of October 6, 2023 National German-American Day, I say this denigratory word be officially labeled racist and excised from use in the public language." - October 13, 2023 - International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA)

Pala Casino Spa & Golf Resort and QCI Announce Partnership in Groundbreaking Development and Product Launch

In a landmark joint development and product launch, Quick Custom Intelligence (QCI) and Pala Casino Spa & Golf Resort are thrilled to unveil the Pala PURL, a revolutionary product for the casino industry. This unprecedented technology empowers players with instant access to their player accounts via their mobile devices, giving them the ability to self-comp (instantly redeem player points for free play, concert tickets, hotel rooms, food comps, and more). - October 06, 2023 - Pala Casino Resort Spa

Kidney Care Partners Elects American Kidney Fund’s CEO LaVarne Burton to Serve in Leadership

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers, and manufacturers – today announced that LaVarne A. Burton has been... - October 05, 2023 - Kidney Care Partners

New Boutique Tiny House of Fashion at Fair Oaks Mall, as Seen on Shark Tank's Instagram Highlighted by Mark Cuban

New Boutique Tiny House of Fashion at Fair Oaks Mall, as Seen on Shark Tank's Instagram Highlighted by Mark Cuban

Tap Your Heels and Shake Your Pearls for This New Boutique Storefront as Seen on Shark Tank's Instagram (@sharktankabc), TV, Newspaper & Radio. Your Key to an Exclusive and Elegant Way to Shop at Tiny House of Fashion. - October 05, 2023 - Tiny House Of Fashion

AEGIS Defender Pro™: Your Trusted Cybersecurity Solution, Now a GSA Contractor, and Earning Acclaim from Pentagon and DoD

AEGIS Defender Pro™: Your Trusted Cybersecurity Solution, Now a GSA Contractor, and Earning Acclaim from Pentagon and DoD

AEGIS Defender Pro™, a leading name in cybersecurity solutions, is making a significant impact in the industry with its latest milestones. Aegis Cyber Defense Systems (AEGIS), the creators of Defender Pro™, has recently earned the status of a government contractor and is already gaining recognition and referrals from the highest levels of the defense sector. - October 04, 2023 - Aegis Cyber Defense Systems

Members of Congress Call on CMS to Improve Kidney Care Access

Congressional Letters Echo Kidney Community’s Concerns with Proposed ESRD PPS CY 24. - October 03, 2023 - Kidney Care Partners

Jazz Pianist Goes Viral Teaching Iconic Hit

Jazz Pianist Goes Viral Teaching Iconic Hit

Pianist Quentin Walston has gone viral on Instagram breaking down the jazz classic "Take Five." The video, nearly at four and half million views, shows Walston at the piano, playing and explaining his thoughts on the iconic 1959 tune. Using his knowledge of jazz and own skill as a... - October 03, 2023 - Quentin Walston

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