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NEWS: September is National Preparedness Month: Statewide Mutual Aid Network Provides 24/7 Response to Illinois Communities

ST. CHARLES, Ill., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communities are continuing clean-up efforts following the summer’s severe weather events, says Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network. This includes an Aug. 10 storm classified by the National Weather Service as a Derecho that produced widespread damage to trees, power lines, buildings, and vehicles from hurricane-force […]

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NEWS: Ohio Veterans Launch Camp Freeman GoFundMe campaign and website to begin construction on their first non-profit Veterans’ Retreat

NEWARK, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Freeman, a Veteran Owned Ohio Non-Profit 501(c)(3) has been established to support homeless, at-risk, disabled, and transitioning veterans. Camp Freeman is launching their fundraising campaign on Gofundme.com September 11th, 2020 with a goal of $2.9 million to build their first regional facility and headquarters right here […]

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NEWS: Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Special McNab House Presentation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach residents are encouraged to attend a special presentation about the McNab House & Botanical Gardens during a virtual Pompano Beach CRA meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. The presentation will introduce Randy Hollingworth, Director of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design […]

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NEWS: Phillip Snowden Formally Announces His Run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District

MONROE, La., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Phillip Snowden Campaign announces, mentor and retired engineer, Phillip Snowden on August 29, 2020 will officially announce his candidacy to represent the hard-working people of Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District. The announcement will occur at 11 a.m. in his childhood home of Dubach, Louisiana near the Hamilton […]

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NEWS: Tennessee’s 1st Democratic Nominee Blair Walsingham Announces the ‘Freedom Grant’

EIDSON, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blair Walsingham, Democratic Congressional nominee in Tennessee’s 1st District will award two “Freedom Grants,” $500/month for one year to district residents. Walsingham says that her Freedom Grant, not dependent upon a vote for her, is intended to “empower individuals to move beyond survival.”

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NEWS: Seattle Company, Oscilla Power, Developing Breakthrough Approach to Recharging Underwater Vehicles

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with […]

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NEWS: RMA Presents Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. […]

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NEWS: National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and MAGLITE Partner with Pedestrian Safety Institute to Promote National Traffic Safety Awareness Month

ONTARIO, Calif., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Mag Instrument, U.S. Manufacturer of the iconic MAGLITE flashlight, have partnered with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to drive awareness of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrian and traffic fatalities […]

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NEWS: Walsingham and Yang Team up to Promote Basic Income in Tennessee

EIDSON, Tenn., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blair Walsingham, candidate for US Congress TN District 1, announced today an endorsement by former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his non-profit, Humanity Forward. Yang’s campaign focused on Human Capitalism and Universal Basic Income, inspiring a movement to end partisan politics and seek solutions driven by data.

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NEWS: COVID-19 Response Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Organization Drafts Bill to Fix Health and Safety Code

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.

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NEWS: Nuclear to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia’s goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth’s nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through […]

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NEWS: Healthcare Executive SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for the August Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings

MIRAMAR, Fla., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida’s 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a […]

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NEWS: RMA Offers a COVID-19 Economic Recovery Playbook for Government Leaders

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over a decade, RMA has been guiding city and county leaders through the “reinvention” process using a strategic multistep approach to help communities overcome economic obstacles. Now, as cities struggle to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, the firm has created a Recovery Playbook for […]

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NEWS: North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph has been selected as a 2020 Miami Times ‘New Generation of Dreamers’

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Miami Times has selected North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph, Esq. to join the Class of 2020’s “Next Generation of Dreamers.” Joseph is being recognized for his leadership in resolving a water billing controversy affecting nearly 200,000 customers throughout Northern Miami-Dade County served by […]

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NEWS: CONCRETE JUNGLE NO MORE – Catalyst Experiential to Bring Green Space Along Pennsauken, NJ Corridor

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey, in public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential, will bring some much needed green space back to the heavily commercial Pennsauken corridor in the form of two Community Landmarks, a Clocktower on Route 38 and a Monument on Marlton Pike. More […]

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NEWS: Women and The Vote NYS Initiative Honors State Suffragists

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women’s right […]

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NEWS: RMA Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Strategies that Helped Secure Amazon Deal for City of Deltona

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA has revealed the international deal-making that was required to secure an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) distribution center as the anchor for the new Portland Industrial Park in Deltona, Florida. RMA’s economic development and real estate project management team brokered the deal between DOT Properties headquartered in […]

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NEWS: NotaryCam Approved to Provide eNotary, RON Services for Michigan Notaries

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has been approved by the Michigan Department of State to provide both eNotary and remote online notarization (RON) services to the more than 113,000 notaries public registered in […]

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NEWS: United States Air Force Partners with UniverseIT and Classe365

SUGARLAND, Texas, Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UniverseIT is excited to announce a new partnership with the United States Air Force (USAF) which encompasses serving three training schools – the Air Ground Operations School (AGOS); Weapons School (USAFWS); and Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS).

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NEWS: Osceola City Council Green Lights Contractor Bidding On New Wastewater Plant

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Osceola City Council has approved a schedule for taking bids on construction of the updated wastewater treatment facility. A recent pre-bid meeting brought in a handful of interest, but with design and budgeting finalized, the City is now able to open the call for bids to […]

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NEWS: Treadstone 71 Releases Comprehensive Knowledgebase for Cyber and Threat Intelligence: CyberIntellipedia

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71, the highly focused and standards-driven cyber and threat intelligence tradecraft company, today announced the beta release of CyberIntellipedia. The extremely detailed, expansive wiki includes knowledge gained over years of cyber and threat intelligence program builds, targeted adversary research, and intelligence community-driven cyber intelligence […]

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NEWS: RMA Hired by Town of Fort Myers Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Fort Myers Beach has hired the firm RMA to create its new branding and marketing campaign. RMA’s award-winning team of economic development and marketing experts will analyze the town’s current brand and develop a comprehensive strategy to capitalize on the community’s authentic assets […]

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NEWS: Haibu partners with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on ‘Zoohackathon’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Haibu is an award-winning series of books, films, cartoons and video games that promotes wildlife conservation around the world. Haibu has partnered with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) on Zoohackathon, a global competition to develop new and […]

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NEWS: Avondale Estates Mayoral Candidate Clai Brown Refutes Disinformation, Invites More Community Dialog

AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2019 Candidate for Mayor and former City Manager Clai Brown has issued the following statement to ensure Avondale Estates citizens have access to facts on matters that may determine their November 5 election-day decisions about the future of their unique city and community.

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NEWS: Five Tips to Turn Tourists into Investors – Economic Development and Marketing Experts Develop ‘Investment Tourism’ Strategy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if your city could implement a strategy that would transform tourists into long-term investors? That is the concept behind “Investment Tourism,” a comprehensive Economic Development and Marketing platform developed by the award-winning principals of RMA and CJF Marketing International.

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NEWS: Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Partners with SCI Mercer to Train Service Dogs for Veterans

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announces its latest partnership, with the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Mercer. As part of our new partnership, incarcerated veterans will train some of our future service dogs, beginning at approximately 5 months of age, […]

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NEWS: Real Change: Expanding Congress to Include a Citizens Assembly

WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Assembly of 600 citizen-delegates is being established by NewUnity.Org and it is expected to eventually become a third-chamber of Congress via constitutional amendment, creating a tri-cameral legislature. The first session of the Assembly is scheduled to start in early 2020. Any U.S. citizen over the age […]

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NEWS: Air Force Pilot and Trump National Security Council Advisor August Pfluger Announces Campaign for TX-11

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) announced his campaign to represent Texas’ 11th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. For nearly 20 years, Pfluger has served his country as an elite F-22 fighter pilot, a decorated Air Force officer, and most recently, as a key […]

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NEWS: GMAR and Michigan State Police Trooper School Come Together to Sponsor Medical Service Dog

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announced that in February 2019, Sgt. McRae of the Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School set a goal: to honor Michigan State Trooper Craig A. Scott; a military veteran who was killed in the line of duty after 7 years on the […]

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NEWS: Arizona Department of Housing Congratulates the Recipients of the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arizona Department of Housing presented the 2019 Brian Mickelsen Housing Hero Awards at a recognition ceremony in Scottsdale on August 21. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual Arizona Housing Forum; the premier industry event for housing and community development professionals in the state.

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NEWS: The Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Request for Co-Working Space Applications

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a request for applications from entrepreneurs interested in becoming members of “GROW,” a co-working space, managed by the nationally acclaimed team, Digital Grass Innovation and Technology. This innovation hub will provide a myriad of support systems to local business owners […]

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NEWS: Florida Distillers Go to Capitol Hill to Urge Support for Spirits Tax Cut Bill

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The St. Augustine Distillery joined two Florida distillers along with more than 150 craft distillers from around the country who gathered in Washington, D.C. from July 22 through July 24 for the distilled spirits industry’s 10th Annual Public Policy Conference, co-hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council […]

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NEWS: RMA Offers Premier Consultations to City Leaders: Authors of ‘Reinventing Your City’ Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA is offering complimentary 15-minute consultations to city and county leaders who purchase 25 or more copies of the book, “Reinventing Your City: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around” (ISBN: 978-0986086007). The offer commences on August 9, National Book Lovers Day, and runs until August […]

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NEWS: Due to the Gilroy Tragedy, the Historic Meeting with Calif. Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol Monday, Immediately after the Governor Returned from Gilroy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America’s oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor’s office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County. (VIDEO)

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