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The Nature Conservancy in Colorado Welcomes Four New Trustees
10/20/2014 3:04:22 PM
The Nature Conservancy in Colorado is excited to announce the election of four new members to its Board of Trustees . Bruce Alexander, Kathleen Galvin, Annette Quintana and Suzanne White recently began their terms. “We’re excited to welcome these community leaders to our team,” says Jim Smith, the Conservancy in Colorado’s board chair. “Their dedication to preserve our …
SU2C Epigenetics Dream Team Continues With $7.5 Million Funding From Van Andel Research Institute
10/20/2014 3:00:15 PM
The work of one of the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) inaugural Dream Teams, launched in 2009 to focus on epigenetic therapy in cancer treatment, will continue with the commitment of $7.5 million from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI). Peter A. Jones, PhD, DSc, VARI’s research director and chief scientific officer, and Stephen Baylin, MD, deputy director of the Sidney Kimmel …
One Month Left for Speakers to Submit Proposals to Present at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference
One Month Left for Speakers to Submit Proposals to Present at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference
10/20/2014 9:15:10 AM
The 2015 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference, taking place April 15th and 16th in Portland, Maine, promises to be one of next year’s premier events for IAQ and building energy professionals.  The annual conference, formerly known as the Maine Indoor Air Quality Conference, attracts attendees from across North America and has provided a venue for industry …
ABIH Travels to China to Promote the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Program
ABIH Travels to China to Promote the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Program
10/20/2014 8:56:15 AM
Last month, representatives from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene traveled to China to discuss the Certified Industrial Hygienist program with practitioners, educators, and government officials.  Representing ABIH in China were Ulric Chung, MCS, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer at ABIH; Nicole Greeson, CIH, ABIH Vice Chair; and Dave Roskelley, CIH, CSP, ABIH Director. …
Cambridge Journals announce partnership with the Paleontological Society
10/16/2014 6:13:56 PM
The Paleontological Society and Cambridge University Press announce a new publishing partnership for the Paleontological Society’s journals. Beginning in 2015, Cambridge Journals will be publishing the Journal of Paleontology and Paleobiology. The Paleontological Society is an international non-profit organization and one of the world’s leading learned societies devoted …
CEO quarterly videos another tool for member education
CEO quarterly videos another tool for member education
10/16/2014 2:53:12 PM
To enhance member education efforts, Charlotte Cash, president/CEO of CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union, is engaging members by producing quarterly videos on various subjects of financial interest to members.   “When I first came to CommonWealth One, I learned right away that the credit union’s success was based on a top level commitment to member service and member …
foodtweeks™ Adds New Partner to Nationawide Netowrk, Utah Food Bank
foodtweeks™ Adds New Partner to Nationawide Netowrk, Utah Food Bank
10/16/2014 4:38:09 AM
STAMFORD, CT – A nationwide network of partner food banks, and a free weight management app, foodtweeks™, have combined forces to help provide hunger relief and make communities healthier. Utah Food Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah has joined the ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated food banks and is set to receive donations from the app. In order for Utah Food Bank to receive …
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, Medical Advisor for The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, Medical Advisor for The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Awarded R. Rodney Howell Award for Excellence in Newborn Health
10/15/2014 4:28:56 PM
Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D, medical advisor for the Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, was awarded the prestigious R. Rodney Howell Award, for Excellence in Newborn Health, this past weekend. The Newborn Foundation honors leaders in newborn health, technology, policy and advocacy at their yearly awards gala, held this year in Minneapolis. Dr. Lloyd-Puryear is …
CommonWealth One’s Shred Days event continues to grow
CommonWealth One’s Shred Days event continues to grow
10/15/2014 2:25:33 PM
Compared to its spring Shred Days, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union saw a 10% increase in attendance at its 2014 Fall Shred Days in Alexandria and Harrisonburg, Virginia.   The 10% increase came despite an all-day rain. Both locations were busy: 386 residents brought 15,075 pounds of documents to the Alexandria location for shredding, while 209 brought 7,060 pounds to …
Dickinson Insurance Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign in Collaboration With the Arkansas Food Bank in Little Rock to Provide for Locals in Need
10/15/2014 11:21:23 AM
Little Rock, AR – With a new charity campaign in the Little Rock area, Dickinson Insurance Agency has teamed up with the Arkansas Food Bank, and announced a new food drive to raise items in support of individuals and families who are facing hunger. According to the USDA, Arkansas is ranked no. 2 in the number of people challenged by food insecurity. Food donations can now be …
Handwashing one important tool in the Ebola fight – UNICEF
10/15/2014 10:48:39 AM
As the world celebrates the seventh Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF said the fight against Ebola further underscores the practice of handwashing in disease prevention.  “Handwashing with soap is one of the cheapest, most effective ‘vaccines’ against viral diseases, from the seasonal flu, to the common cold,” said Sanjay Wijesekera, head of UNICEF’s global water, sanitation and …
DeNeve Insurance & Financial Services Inaugurates Charity Program in the Houston, TX Area and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Chapter of Susan G. Komen
10/14/2014 9:23:52 PM
Houston, TX – DeNeve Insurance & Financial Services in Houston, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate …
China’s E-Commerce Giant, Alibaba and TRAFFIC Take Aim at Illegal Wildlife Products
10/14/2014 5:26:14 PM
World Wildlife Fund and TRAFFIC wildlife crime expert, Crawford Allan has issued the following statement in response to the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between TRAFFIC and Alibaba Group to pledge zero tolerance towards sales of illegal wildlife products on the company’s e-commerce site and to educate consumers about the impact of such trade on wildlife: …
Latest High School Benchmarks Report Offers New Insights on the High School-to-College Transition of Students
10/14/2014 5:22:24 PM
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has released their second annual national level report offering benchmarks for high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students. The report covers public and private high schools graduating more than 3.5 million students during the past four …
Old Savannah Insurance Agency ‘s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Savannah, GA to Help Support a Running Program and Event Created to Inspire Young Girls to be Healthy and Confident
10/14/2014 5:20:33 PM
Savannah, GA – Old Savannah Insurance Agency debuts the new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in Savannah, GA, and announces that will direct its efforts to raise funds for Girls on the Run’s ‘Happiest Run Around Town’ 5K event, next December 13. The proceeds of the campaign will be used to purchase supplies for the girls who participate in the program, …
Planned Parenthood: New Survey Shows Parents Need to Be More Direct and Specific with Children About Sex
10/14/2014 5:17:29 PM
October marks Let’s Talk Month, aimed at getting families talking about sexuality and relationships, and this year Planned Parenthood is encouraging parents to go beyond “the talk” and have ongoing conversations throughout their children’s lives. Planned Parenthood affiliates throughout the country are holding special workshops and events to help families communicate about …
Joe Schneider Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign to Support a Cancer Survivor in Chicago, IL By Raising Money to Certify Her Dog as a Service Animal
Joe Schneider Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign to Support a Cancer Survivor in Chicago, IL By Raising Money to Certify Her Dog as a Service Animal
10/14/2014 4:33:05 PM
Chicago, IL – With a new charity program in the Chicago, IL area, Joe Schneider Agency has again teamed up with Imerman Angels and one of their own cancer survivors, Megan, to support her efforts in making her dog Blue a service dog. Megan lost her right eye and function in her right hand from brain cancer when she was younger, and has grown to rely on Blue’s assistance to …
Life Church Purchases Former Nyanda School Site for Brisbane Christian College Expansion
10/14/2014 11:30:30 AM
Life Church Brisbane has been named the successful purchaser of the recently-closed Nyanda State High School site, this will enable the church to expand one of their key ministries, Brisbane Christian College, as well as increase their services to our community.      “Life Church Brisbane and Brisbane Christian College have been a part of the fabric of the local community …
American Heart Association and Cigna Provide CPR Training for Baltimore County High Schools
10/14/2014 10:02:03 AM
In light of a new state law requiring all Baltimore County students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) before graduation, Cigna (NYSE: CI) has donated CPR in Schools Training Kits  developed by the American Heart Association for the students at three schools in the Baltimore County Public School District: Randallstown High School, Overlea High School and …
Mattus & DiGiacomo Agency Inaugurates Charity Campaign in the Philadelphia Area and Debuts by Providing Funds to Philabundance to Feed Hungry People
10/13/2014 12:30:59 PM
Philadelphia, PA – Mattus & DiGiacomo Agency in Philadelphia, PA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate …