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RMA Hired by Downtown Kissimmee CRA for Branding & Marketing Strategy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to have been selected by the Downtown Kissimmee CRA (DKCRA) to create a Branding and Marketing Strategy for the district, which also includes the Historic Downtown Kissimmee area. RMA boasts a proven track record of success, having […]

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RMA Hired by City of Sarasota for Professional Consulting Services – Firm to Execute Economic Development Market Analysis and Visioning

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to have been selected by the City of Sarasota to conduct an Economic Development Market Analysis and Visioning for the City, including its business districts and neighborhoods.

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Osceola, Iowa’s Housing Boom: Working to Meet All Levels of Housing Needs

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the beginning of the year, another call into the Clarke County Development Corporation’s (CCDC) offices rang, telling Executive Director, Bill Trickey, the Osceola Building Incentive Program is still connecting with home builders and developers. Since its inception in early 2019, the lot program, originally referred to […]

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Idaho Governor Brad Little is Recognized as the ‘Friend of Rural Water’

BOISE, Idaho, April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA) is extremely proud to recognize and honor Governor Brad Little with its prestigious annual award, “Friend of Rural Water.” Each year, the award is presented to a champion of rural water who has made a significant contribution in helping public drinking water […]

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Hallandale Beach proudly announces the acquisition of nine cutting-edge electric buses, the only fully electric bus fleet owned by any municipality in Florida

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hallandale Beach is the gateway of Broward County in sunny south Florida, a city pulsating with life and innovation. Progress continues to be at the forefront of this City, as Hallandale Beach proudly announces the acquisition of nine (9) cutting-edge electric buses, the largest electric bus […]

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Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tellwell Publishing today announced the release of the 5th Anniversary edition of Diane Kalen-Sukra’s seminal book “Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What To Do About It” (ISBN: 978-0228810872; paper). In a climate where rising incivility and toxic culture increasingly threaten local democracies, this […]

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Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tellwell Publishing today announced the release of the 5th Anniversary edition of Diane Kalen-Sukra’s seminal book “Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What To Do About It” (ISBN: 978-0228810872; paper). In a climate where rising incivility and toxic culture increasingly threaten local democracies, this […]

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Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tellwell Publishing today announced the release of the 5th Anniversary edition of Diane Kalen-Sukra’s seminal book “Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What To Do About It” (ISBN: 978-0228810872; paper). In a climate where rising incivility and toxic culture increasingly threaten local democracies, this […]

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Millionaire Mastermind Academy announces Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs Proclaims January 16, 2024 ‘ImpactAZ Day’

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced that In a commendable acknowledgment of the remarkable efforts and commitment to fostering economic development and opportunities for underserved business populations, Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as “ImpactAZ Day.”

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Concordia names Porto, Portugal as host city of its 2024 Europe Summit on May 28-29

PORTO, Portugal, Jan. 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concordia has named Porto, Portugal as the host city for its 2024 Europe Summit, taking place May 28-29, 2024. Building on the 2023 Concordia Europe Summit, which took place last June in Madrid, Spain (view the report), Concordia’s fourth Europe Summit will bring together 100 decision makers […]

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Avenu Insights & Analytics Announces the Acquisition of Finvi’s State and Local Government Division

CENTREVILLE, Va., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (“Avenu”), the global leader in revenue recovery and administrative solutions for state and local governments, is proud to announce the acquisition of Finvi’s State and Local Government (“Finvi SLG”) Division. This strategic move marks a significant expansion of Avenu’s offerings and capabilities in […]

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Landmark Study Reveals Nearly $2 Billion Increase in Economic Impact of Sports in Southern California, Revealing Significant Recovery and Growth Post-Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LA Sports Council, the region’s premier sports trade association, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) released “Sports in the Los Angeles Basin: The 2023 Economic Impact Analysis” at the Metro LA Sports Innovation Conference on Tuesday, detailing a region charging back with more […]

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Hallandale Beach CRA Launches Free Car Ride Service to Boost Local Businesses

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is thrilled to announce its latest initiative to promote local exploration and enhance the city’s vibrant community. As part of their ongoing commitment to providing residents and visitors with every opportunity to experience the best that Hallandale Beach offers, […]

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Presidents of Türkiye, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Malawi, and European Parliament among world leaders addressing 2023 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heads of state from around the world will attend and speak at the 2023 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place September 18-20 at the Sheraton New York Times Square during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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McNab House & Botanical Gardens Awarded $1.5 Million in Grants – Pompano Beach CRA Announces Next Phase of Redevelopment

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce that the McNab House & Botanical Gardens project has been awarded two prestigious grants totaling $1.5 million. The Cultural Facilities Program Grant has awarded $500,000 for the construction of the botanical gardens and children’s classroom, while the $1 […]

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Pompano Beach Arts Announces Headliners for Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024 – Branford Marsalis Leads an All-Star Internationally Acclaimed Lineup

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce the headlining acts for Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024. Grammy(r) Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, one of the most iconic jazz musicians of our time, leads a stellar lineup of internationally renowned artists including Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, […]

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Pompano Beach Arts Announces Headliners for Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024 – Branford Marsalis Leads an All-Star Internationally Acclaimed Lineup

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce the headlining acts for Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024. Grammy(r) Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, one of the most iconic jazz musicians of our time, leads a stellar lineup of internationally renowned artists including Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, David […]

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Oxnard California Awards Avenu Insights & Analytics With a Sales & Use Tax Auditing Contract

OXNARD, Calif. and CENTREVILLE, Va., July 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of software administration and revenue recovery solutions for state and local governments, has achieved a significant milestone with the award of a Sales & Use Tax Auditing (SUTA) contract by the City of Oxnard, California.

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Planet Defense LLC Launches Nationwide Cybersecurity Assessment and Training Services for Municipal, County and State Governments

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planet Defense LLC, a leading global provider of cybersecurity solutions, is pleased to announce the nationwide launch of its comprehensive cybersecurity assessment and training services tailored specifically for municipal, county, and state governments. This milestone represents a major step forward in strengthening the cybersecurity postures of government […]

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Planet Defense LLC, the City of Jacksonville Arkansas, and Rokee LLC Partner to Develop a Groundbreaking Innovation Hub in Jacksonville, AR

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. and WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ‒- Planet Defense LLC, in partnership with the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, and Rokee LLC, is pleased to announce the launch of the Smart Arkansas Innovation Hub that is now being developed in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Currently, this very important, timely and advanced technology-oriented Public-Private Partnership […]

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California Cannabis Corridor Virtual Tour hosted by Vista City Council Member, takes viewers on video tour of city’s successful medical cannabis industry

VISTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A new GuideMe.Tours video premieres April 15 that takes a “behind-the-doors” look at five of Vista, California’s successful cannabis dispensaries and the positive impact the new industry is making in the North County town. The California Cannabis Corridor™ is an informative and heartfelt look at how dispensary community is making […]

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California Cannabis Corridor video, hosted by Vista City Council Member, takes viewers on tour of city’s successful recreational and medical cannabis industry

VISTA, Calif., April 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new GuideMe.Tours video premieres April 15 that takes a “behind-the-doors” look at five of Vista, California’s successful cannabis dispensaries and the positive impact the new industry is making in the North County town. The California Cannabis Corridor™ is an informative and heartfelt look at how dispensary […]

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Avenu Partners with League of Oregon Cities to Provide Expertise and Support to Local Governments

PORTLAND, Ore., March 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of revenue recovery and administration solutions for state and local governments, is proud to announce its partnership with the League of Oregon Cities (LOC). As part of this collaboration, Avenu will offer its expertise in various subjects to cities […]

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Avenu Insights & Analytics Launches Cloud-based Unclaimed Property Management Solution – Avenu | Connect

CENTREVILLE, Va., March 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) is pleased to announce the nationwide launch of its latest Unclaimed Property solution, Avenu | Connect, designed specifically for State governments. This state-of-the-art SaaS solution integrates over 15 important applications used by State Unclaimed Property offices into a single, secure, and comprehensive […]

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Avenu Insights & Analytics Selected as Administrator for the City and County of Honolulu’s Transient Accommodations Tax

HONOLULU, Hawaii and CENTREVILLE, Va., March 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by the City and County of Honolulu to provide tax administration for transient accommodations tax (TAT), an important revenue source for the agency and its citizens.

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Tenaska Virginia Generating Station has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenaska Virginia Generating Station in Scottsville, VA, 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). Tenaska Virginia Generating Station is one of 37 current participants in the STAR program […]

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International Paper-Richmond Container has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Paper-Richmond Container in Richmond, VA, 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). International Paper-Richmond Container is one of 37 current participants in the STAR program of public/private […]

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Engineering Development Laboratory, Inc. Receives the Virginia ‘Sharp’ Designation Under the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner Gary G. Pan announced today that the Engineering Development Laboratory, Inc. (EDLI) in Newport News, Virginia, has been certified as a Virginia SHARP Worksite under the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), the agency’s highest level of recognition for […]

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Acoem Acoustic Threat Detection, Archer Energy Solutions, and CIP-014 Standard – A perfect fit!

GRANTS PASS, Ore., Feb. 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gun violence is a growing concern that affects every aspect of our lives. In response, Acoem has developed its Acoustic Threat Detection technology, a military-proven solution that is now available for civilian use. The technology has been refined over 30 years through constant innovation and millions […]

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California Ranks #1 on 2022 AWE State Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies

SACRAMENTO Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation and […]

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Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – Utah Ranks #20

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Utah […]

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Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – California Ranks #1

SACRAMENTO Calif. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the […]

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Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – Arizona Ranks #3 in the Nation, But Improvement is Needed to Address Water Crisis

PHOENIX, Ariz. and CHICAGO, Ill,, Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Arizona was ranked […]

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Scorecard Ranks States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies – States Responding Slowly to Escalating Water Supply Challenges

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in […]

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GridBright upgrades Oracle Network Management System (NMS) at Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — MCEC, an early adopter of Oracle Network Management Systems (NMS), undertook a major NMS upgrade and re-integration with core operational systems of an ever-increasing complex electric grid. GridBright, in its upgrade of Oracle NMS at MCEC, further leveraged its proven NMS Configuration for COOPS that incorporates industry best practices […]

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GridBright® upgrades Oracle Network Management System (NMS) at Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative (MCEC), underscoring the repeatability of GridBright’s NMS Configuration for Cooperatives

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCEC, an early adopter of Oracle Network Management Systems (NMS), undertook a major NMS upgrade and re-integration with core operational systems of an ever-increasing complex electric grid. GridBright, in its upgrade of Oracle NMS at MCEC, further leveraged its proven NMS Configuration for COOPS that incorporates […]

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Acoem’s acoustic threat detection technology helps detect gunshots and assists in multiple arrests of shooters in Edenton, North Carolina

EDENTON, N.C., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Edenton Police Department has partnered with Acoem USA to implement Acoustic Threat Detection (ATD) technology to combat the community’s recent increase in gun violence incidents. These real-time alerts triggered by ATD sensors notify police precisely when and where gun violence incidents occur.

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Short-Term Rental Compliance Provider LTAS Technologies Inc. (Harmari) Acquired by Avenu

CENTREVILLE, Va., Nov. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the global leader in revenue enhancement and administration solutions for state and local governments, today announced the acquisition of LTAS Technologies Inc. (Harmari®), a leading provider of short-term rental identification, monitoring and compliance software and services.

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Broward County Crime Commission to Host Webinar: Active Shooters Among Us: Are the Solutions that Complex?

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of its Building Bridges Mental Health Conference Series, the Broward County Crime Commission is hosting a preemption and prevention-based webinar to analyze outside the box solutions to stop Active Shooter tragedies. 15 of the most renowned experts in the country are participating.

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United Diversity Business Summit Provides Full Day of Discussion on Key Issues Relating to Diversity, Inclusion

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The second-annual United Diversity Business Summit last week brought together hundreds of local business and community leaders for insightful and important discussion of issues related to diversity and inclusion, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

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AI-Based Transit Signal Prioritization Helps Silicon Valley Buses Get Residents in Zero-Vehicle Households to Destinations Quicker

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County C/CAG) and the Intelligent Transit Signal Prioritization (iTSP) project partners have successfully completed a pilot project that demonstrated a positive impact on improved transit performance in East Palo Alto, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) announced today. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — […]

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AI-Based Transit Signal Prioritization Helps Buses in Silicon Valley Get Residents Living in Zero-Vehicle Households to Destinations Faster

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County C/CAG) and the Intelligent Transit Signal Prioritization (iTSP) project partners have successfully completed a pilot project that demonstrated a positive impact on improved transit performance in East Palo Alto, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) announced today.

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RMA Hired by Haines City for CRA Professional Consulting Services

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 23, 2022 (SENd2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to announce the firm has been hired by Haines City, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. The plan will focus on key areas of the CRA, including […]

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L.A. Metro Partners with Strive for Innovative Transit Ambassador Program as Strategy, Reinforcing Public Safety

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) approved a bold initiative to pioneer a multi-year transit ambassador program throughout its bus and rail system. Metro is contracting with Strive, a reputable and experienced wellness and community health partner, to implement and manage a diverse team of transit ambassadors. […]

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LA Metro Partners with Strive Well-Being for Innovative Transit Ambassador Program as Strategy to Improve Customer Experiences, Increase Ridership and Reinforce Public Safety

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) approved a bold initiative to pioneer a multi-year transit ambassador program throughout its bus and rail system. Metro is contracting with Strive, a reputable and experienced wellness and community health partner, to implement and manage a diverse team […]

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Co-Chairs Announced for 2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit, Cameron Robb, Jackie Johnson and Art Hamilton

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the impact and success of 2021 “United Diversity Business Summit, bringing together a trifecta of leadership and insight, the 2nd annual Summit has announced its distinguished co-chairs: Cameron Robb, Senior Development Consultant at APS; Jackie Johnson, City of Scottsdale Diversity Director; and former Arizona State […]

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Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Restaurant Developer/Operator for Prime Site: Restaurant to Anchor Old Town Arts and Entertainment District

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is seeking sealed proposals from qualified respondents for the development and operations of a restaurant located in the “Old Town Arts and Entertainment District” in the City of Pompano Beach. The purpose of this Request For Proposal (RFP) process […]

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City of Pompano Beach and its CRA Issue Invitation to Negotiate to Master Developers Globally

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Pompano Beach (City) and the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) have issued an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for a Master Developer to help the City and CRA create a new Downtown and realize the vision of an exciting destination for businesses, residents, […]

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RMA Hired by City of St. Cloud for CRA Professional Consulting Services

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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Celebration of Resolution Paves Way for Cheyenne, Wyoming to Become the Climate Wellness Capital

CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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Rachelle Arizmendi Joins Avenu Insights & Analytics, Adds Public Sector Talent in California

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) recently announced the addition of Rachelle Arizmendi as one of the company’s Government Industry Advisors. Rachelle joins Avenu as a native Californian with a life-long career in serving the public sector and numerous leadership positions. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Rachelle Arizmendi Joins Avenu Insights […]

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

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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Yiftee announces 115 Sponsors Step Up to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns

MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 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 […]

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115 Sponsors Step Up to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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Scottsdale Mayor Ortega Welcomes Minority Business Accelerator participants during Spring kickoff event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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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

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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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)

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 […]

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

AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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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Toray Plastics in Front Royal, Virginia Receives Its Fourth ‘Star’ Designation Under The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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. […]

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EPIC’s David McNeil Receives 2021 Broker of the Year Award from CalMutuals-JPRIMA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies – Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management […]

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David McNeil Receives Broker of the Year Award

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies – Joint […]

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Asian American Toastmaster Judy Thang to Host 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 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. Originally published on CaliforniaNewswire.com — Asian American Toastmaster Judy Thang to […]

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Southwest Airlines Adds Daily Austin Flight: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in March

AMARILLO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin. The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner Joins Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as Celebrity Judge

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining the fourth annual “Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival” as a celebrity judge. The famed star of “The Cosby Show” and current hit “The Resident” will also be performing his poetry at the […]

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Teamsters Local 396 Builds Momentum in Contract Campaign for Over 2,700 Sanitation Workers in Orange County

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, August 17, 2021, the City of Santa Ana stood up for working people by rejecting the city staff recommendation to replace its unionized waste hauler with a non-union hauler with a track record of union busting, air pollution and paying near poverty wages, Teamsters Local 396 said […]

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Teamsters Local 396 Builds Momentum in Contract Campaign to Raise Wages and Working Conditions for Over 2,700 Sanitation Workers in Orange County

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, August 17, 2021, the City of Santa Ana stood up for working people by rejecting the city staff recommendation to replace its unionized waste hauler with a non-union hauler with a track record of union busting, air pollution and paying near poverty wages, Teamsters […]

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Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System at Wahoo Bay

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean’s ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ […]

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Pompano Beach Arts Music Series Summer 2021 in Florida Welcomes Jazz Vocalist Allan Harris and Leesa Richards

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is excited to welcome back live audiences to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center for the remaining concerts in the Pompano Beach Arts Music Series. July’s concert features jazz great Allan Harris and August showcases soulful songstress Leesa Richards. The post Pompano Beach Arts […]

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Local Community Gift Card Program by YIFTEE Shows 8X ROI on Federal Funds Invested to Help Small Businesses in Pandemic Recovery

MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As communities strive to help their local businesses weather the pandemic storm, Yiftee has grown to more than 270 Community eGift Cards across the United States and executed 74 “Buy-One-Get-One” programs. These programs enlist entire communities in purchasing eGift Cards that can only be spent at local businesses, where […]

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Local Community Gift Card Program Shows up to 8X ROI on Federal Funds Invested to Help Small Businesses in Pandemic Recovery

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As communities strive to help their local businesses weather the pandemic storm, Yiftee has grown to more than 270 Community eGift Cards across the United States and executed 74 “Buy-One-Get-One” programs. These programs enlist entire communities in purchasing eGift Cards that can only be spent at […]

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City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Dept. Announces New Inclusive Playground

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ — The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground that features equipment that will encourage side-by-side play for all children. The post City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Dept. Announces New Inclusive Playground appeared first on […]

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The Central Valley in California joins the 5G technology revolution – 5G IS LIVE IN FRESNO

FRESNO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The City of Fresno has been a leader in ushering wireless connectivity in the central valley and has opened its doors to the deployment of 5G. The City of Fresno, together with XG Communities created a transparent process in order to push forward the deployment of small cells for all […]

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Congressman Ron Kind praises vaccination clinic in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare along with three partnering organizations – the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, the Department of Health Services and the La Crosse County Health Department – welcomed Rep. Ron Kind, on March 23, as he toured a COVID-19 vaccination site that has distributed […]

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AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) Contracted by The State of Louisiana to Provide Medical and Surgical Staff to Support 400+ Intensive Care Unit and Hospital Beds for 12-24 Months

RESTON, Va., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) will be providing comprehensive, independent, and turnkey operation management for The State of Louisiana as they fight the surge of COVID-19 positive cases during this public health emergency.

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Twenty-Nine States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide […]

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North Carolina Business Experiences Growth Despite Challenging Times for Many Early-stage N.C. Companies

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the pandemic struck last year, many businesses have struggled to stay afloat and others unfortunately, have had to close their doors. But Trash Can Cleaning USA, a HUB-certified North Carolina company, has not been one of them. It’s managed to flourish in times of economic uncertainty, […]

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Printpack Williamsburg Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s (DOLI) Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Printpack in Williamsburg, Virginia, has been approved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency’s highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.

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Blockit COVID-19 Operations Platform Powers Big City Vaccination

MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blockit Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, has been on the front lines of the pandemic, providing a no-cost adaptation of their deeply integrated and highly sophisticated healthcare scheduling platform to be utilized toward COVID-19 relief efforts. Today, Blockit announced that its vaccine scheduling […]

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Come Live, Work, Grow and Prosper in Amarillo, Texas

AMARILLO, Texas, Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airport officials at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport today unveiled the Airport’s new corporate image piece “Taking Flight, Experience Amarillo.” The new corporate image piece is the latest in the Airport’s on-going aviation and non-aviation business development initiative in conjunction with its community partnership, Taking Flight […]

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Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia Receives its Second ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia has been approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia’s Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program’s highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued […]

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