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News: By Light Awarded $2M Army National Guard Contract | CitizenWire

MCLEAN, Va. /CitizenWire/ — The Army National Guard awarded a $2M follow-on contract to By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light) and its teaming partner Warhorse Training Solutions. Under this contract, By Light will provide 44 additional Recruiting Experiences to attract and educate young men and women about critical Military Occupational Specialties (MOS).

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News: RMA Hired by City of St. Cloud for CRA Professional Consulting Services | CitizenWire

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /CitizenWire/ — The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of St. Cloud, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. Drafted by RMA and approved in February 2022, this plan provides a structured […]

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News: WaveLink, Inc. Awarded $46B EWAAC Contract for Analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB | CitizenWire

VALPARAISO, Fla. /CitizenWire/ — WaveLink, Inc., a woman-owned small business based in Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $46 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force. Specializing in Aviation and Missile Defense programs, WaveLink, Inc. will perform work related to digital and model-based systems engineering, agile processes, open systems architecture, weapons, and enterprise analytics to […]

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News: Celebration of Resolution Paves Way for Cheyenne, Wyoming to Become the Climate Wellness Capital | CitizenWire

CHEYENNE, Wyo. /CitizenWire/ — Mayor Patrick Collins, members of the Cheyenne City Council, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Encore Green Environmental and Wyoming’s Carbon Asset Network (CAN) have jointly announced a celebration of commitment to work on “Climate Wellness through Soil Health” Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Cheyenne Botanical Gardens, 3 p.m.

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News: Pompano Beach CRA announces RFP: Seeks Restaurant Operator for New Florida Destination | CitizenWire

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /CitizenWire/ — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Master Operator to renovate the historic McNab House and garage, construct a new kitchen, improve the surrounding area for outdoor dining, and design the dining program. The nationwide search invites commercial real estate professionals, with their restaurateur […]

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News: The New York Young Elite Association hosted a fundraiser for Tom Suozzi | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — The New York Young Elite Association (NYYEA) hosted a fundraiser for New York State Governor candidate and Congressman Tom Suozzi at the Penn Club on March 30th. Over 50 attendees spanning political, business, and academic sectors gathered together and discussed with Suozzi his views and insights on political and social […]

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News: 2022 Concordia Lexington Summit to hear from Governor Beshear, Mayor Gorton, Secretary Raimondo, Coach Mark Stoops, Governor Sununu and The Temptations | CitizenWire

LEXINGTON, Ky. /CitizenWire/ — Concordia, a leading global convener that hosts the largest and most bi-partisan summit in New York during the United Nations General Assembly, is hosting its first-ever U.S.-focused summit on April 7-8 in Lexington, Kentucky, focusing on the future of technology, trade and environmental sustainability.

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News: Media Alert: Campaign Kick-Off to Re-Elect Sheriff Villanueva | CitizenWire

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — The campaign to re-elect Sheriff Alex Villanueva will hold its kick off rally this Saturday, March 26 in Santa Fe Springs. The rally is the first of several planned over the next several months. The Santa Fe Springs office will be the first of several campaign offices throughout L.A. […]

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News: 115 Sponsors Step Up to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns | CitizenWire

MENLO PARK, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — In pandemic years 2020 and 2021, more than 100 of Yiftee’s almost 400 communities who use its Community eGift Card platform ran dedicated gift card grant or bonus programs to benefit their small businesses, helping them stay afloat. Who were the “hometown heroes” that sponsored these programs during tough times, […]

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News: Campaign to Re-Elect Sheriff Villanueva Announces First Endorsements and Diverse Veteran Campaign Staff in Advance of June Primary | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — The campaign to re-elect Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced via social media its first set of major endorsers today, including Gloria Romero, former State Senator and Majority Leader of the California State Senate. Sheriff Villanueva was elected in 2018 on a campaign of “reform, rebuild and restore.”

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News: Scottsdale Mayor Ortega Welcomes Minority Business Accelerator participants during Spring kickoff event | CitizenWire

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /CitizenWire/ — With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

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News: 2022 Americas Summit will take place in Miami in July 2022 in partnership with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — Concordia has announced that it will hold its 2022 Americas Summit in Miami, Florida in July, 2022. The Concordia Americas Summit was originally scheduled to take place alongside the Ninth Summit of the Americas in June in Los Angeles, California.

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News: 2022 Americas Summit will take place in Miami in July 2022 in partnership with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — Concordia has announced that it will hold its 2022 Americas Summit in Miami, Florida in July, 2022. The Concordia Americas Summit was originally scheduled to take place alongside the Ninth Summit of the Americas in June in Los Angeles, California.

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News: Lincoln County Voters Triumph as Board of Elections Scraps Plans to Close 7 Polling Locations | CitizenWire

LINCOLNTON, Ga. /CitizenWire/ — After several attempts by the Lincoln County Board of Elections to reduce the number of polling places in Lincoln County Georgia, the Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda and other voting rights groups were elated that the voice of the voters was heard and their efforts to stop the board from […]

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News: A Ballot Initiative in Nevada Aimed at Closing the Great American Divide | CitizenWire

CARSON CITY, Nev. /CitizenWire/ — What if we could resolve America’s bitter division with one simple fix, without anybody having to change their mind on the issues, or switch parties? Ready for pigs to sprout wings? The folks at Common Sense for Uniting America (CSUA) believe that the division in America is a direct result […]

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News: RMA Hired by Wilton Manors for Real Estate / Market Analysis and Branding Strategy | CitizenWire

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /CitizenWire/ — The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of Wilton Manors for the WiltonNext project, a real estate / market analysis and branding strategy for the commercial corridors in the city.

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News: Tim Pool Highlights Craig X a Trump Supporting Anti-Establishment Republican Running for Congress | CitizenWire

WHEELING, W.Va. /CitizenWire/ — Tuesday the 18th in a YouTube post about the Candidate visiting Pool’s Castle. Tim Pool runs a popular podcast, more popular than CNN. He has the power to help promote an unknown Congressional candidate like the one running in his District, Craig Roberts.

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News: PRESS CONFERENCE WED. JAN. 19, 2022: Coalition of Voting Rights Activists Will Deliver Petition to Stop Lincoln County from Eliminating All But One Polling Place | CitizenWire

ATLANTA, Ga. /CitizenWire/ — As the U.S. Senate continues to discuss voting rights amid national efforts to disenfranchise voters, the new Lincoln County Board of Elections will vote Wed. Jan. 19, 2022 on whether to close all polling places except one. A coalition of voting rights activists will present a petition to the board at […]

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News: Hitachi Energy in Bland, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) | CitizenWire

RICHMOND, Va. /CitizenWire/ — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Hitachi Energy in Bland, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the program’s highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first […]

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News: Janet D. Foster Announces Campaign for California Assembly in Newly Formed District for the Greater Long Beach Area | CitizenWire

LONG BEACH, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Janet D. Foster, elected member of the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee representing Assembly District 70, political advocate and healthcare leader, today announced her intention to run for California Assembly representing the newly drawn district in the greater Long Beach area that likely includes Long Beach, Signal Hill, Catalina […]

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News: Sheriff Alex Villanueva Raises over $1.2 Million for Reelection Campaign – $1M on hand | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced today that his campaign for his reelection has raised over $1.25 million. Sheriff Villanueva has just under $1M on hand and raised over $900k in 2021. Sheriff Villanueva’s strong fundraising lead has come from thousands of donors across LA County.

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News: Cole Engineering awarded $957M Cyber Training Contract | CitizenWire

ORLANDO, Fla. /CitizenWire/ — Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI), a By Light Company, has been awarded the Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology (Cyber TRIDENT) $957M Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Cyber TRIDENT contract is utilized by Department of Defense (DoD) organizations and other non-DoD agencies that have related cyber training needs.

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News: Satan in Congress? This Congressional Candidate Says He’s an American Patriot | CitizenWire

PALMDALE, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Steve Hill, a former Marine, retired peace officer and self-described, part-time “activist comic” known as “Satan” is running for 27th congressional district to rid the region of political corruption. He explains he chose the “Satan” moniker as a symbol of rebellion against entrenched, overly-comfortable authority.

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News: Southwest Airlines Adds Service to Denver: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in June | CitizenWire

AMARILLO, Texas /CitizenWire/ — Amarillo travelers will soon have more options that feature the Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new non-stop service to Denver International Airport (DEN).

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News: Toray Plastics in Front Royal, Virginia Receives Its Fourth ‘Star’ Designation Under The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program | CitizenWire

RICHMOND, Va. /CitizenWire/ — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Toray Plastics (America), Inc. in Front Royal, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the program’s highest level of recognition. The facility was honored […]

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News: FSO Awarded $31.2M EWOCS Task Order – ACS, By Light JV Supports Operation of World’s Only Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) | CitizenWire

FAIRFAX, Va. /CitizenWire/ — Full Spectrum Operations, LLC (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a $31.2M task order under the USAF – Eastern Western Operational Communication Services (EWOCS) Single Award IDIQ.

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News: 1st Edge Wins $9.7M Space and Missile Defense Command SBIR Contract to Research and Develop AI Solutions | CitizenWire

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. /CitizenWire/ — 1st Edge, a leader in designing solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, was awarded a $9.7M Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to Artificial Intelligence solutions for the U.S. Army. This contract, issued by the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), is a continuation of 1st Edge’s proprietary Pragmatic […]

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News: Good and SMART America First Republican Patriot announces primary campaign run for West Virginia’s 1st District against a ‘sellout loser RINO’ | CitizenWire

WHEELING, W.Va. /CitizenWire/ — Pro-Cannabis Republican Candidate for Congress, Craig “X” Roberts, The General Pharmer, was sitting on his hotel balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea when an FBI agent from Wheeling West Virginia called his cell phone. The agent wanted to know about January 6 insurrection and the events that took place at the U.S. […]

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News: NYC Mayoral Candidate Cleopatra Fitzgerald Says ‘No One Is Above The Law’ | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — NYC Mayoral Candidate Cleopatra Fitzgerald says: “No One Is Above The Law.” Lady Cleopatra asks: Courts, Judges, Attorneys or others in higher office to please put attention to the issues that need justifiable laws or alterations as history and the present shows there are tyrannical laws bringing about disruption and […]

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News: Sam Stiele recently announced formulation of Raspberry Fund Scholarship | CitizenWire

HOPKINS, Minn. /CitizenWire/ — According to Citizens 4 Stiele, Sam Stiele recently announced formulation of Raspberry Fund Scholarship. Mentoring is one of the most important actions we can take to support a strong city for years to come. Throughout my campaign, I have shared that a focus during my mayoral term will be mentoring others […]

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News: Candidate Cleopatra Fitzgerald on the Trending Topic of National and International Security | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — According to New York City’s Mayoral candidate, Cleopatra Fitzgerald, “National and international security are indispensable for the safety of citizens, tourists, immigrants and residents,” and she’s bringing some injustices to light. She knows that creating agencies, departments, sectors, industries and infrastructures are global governments’ approach to developing coordination, but they […]

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News: Nate Morris Endows Fellowship at Princeton University | CitizenWire

WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is pleased to announce the creation of the Nate Morris Fellowship at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, through a gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift is the second Presidential Fellowship endowed by Mr. Morris, a member of […]

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News: Lt Col Steven Fowler, Decorated Combat Veteran, Announces Republican Candidacy in TX-28 | CitizenWire

UNIVERSAL CITY, Texas /CitizenWire/ — I am excited to announce my candidacy as a Republican in the 28th U.S. Congressional District of Texas. I’m running for Congress because I’m sick of illegal immigrants pouring into our country. I’m tired of the caravans swarming our border. I don’t like illegal alien criminals putting my family or […]

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News: 1st Edge Wins Advanced Technology International (ATI) OTA Contract to Develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions for US Army | CitizenWire

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. /CitizenWire/ — 1st Edge, a leader in designing pragmatic solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, announced the win of a $46M Other Transaction Authority (OTA) contract to develop Artificial Intelligence solutions for the US Army. The contract continues an effort named Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT).

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News: Sam Stiele announces ‘We Lean Local’ Platform | CitizenWire

HOPKINS, Minn. /CitizenWire/ — Sam Stiele announces “We Lean Local” Platform. A lot of people talk about politics and reflect on what is happening nationally. Local government impacts our lives perhaps more than any other vote we cast. When you think about who is at the helm in local government those are the people planning […]

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News: AAPI Toastmaster to Host The 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Asian American Toastmaster Judy Thang has been selected to host the opening session of the 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods. This year, the theme of the event will be “Leading Change Together,” Toastmasters District 52 announced today.

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