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Older Americans and Alzheimer’s Disease by the numbers
Older Americans and Alzheimer’s Disease by the numbers
4/24/2014 4:05:13 PM
It’s no secret that our nation’s population is aging. And, while Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not part of the normal aging process, the incidence of these brain disorders is rising in line with the increasing number of older Americans. In recognition of Older Americans Month in May, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) today released a new, infographic …
Colorado Nonprofit Leader Recognized by National Network
Colorado Nonprofit Leader Recognized by National Network
4/24/2014 12:24:00 PM
Gerry Rasel, Director of Membership Services for the Colorado Nonprofit Association, was honored by the National Council of Nonprofits with the third annual Flo Green Network Champion Award. “Time and time again, Gerry has shown her dedication to advancing the work of Colorado Nonprofits’ members and best practices of her peers at State Associations across the country,” said …
The Holocaust by Bullets: Showcasing ten years of painstaking fieldwork by Yahad – In Unum to honor the victims
The Holocaust by Bullets: Showcasing ten years of painstaking fieldwork by Yahad – In Unum to honor the victims
4/24/2014 11:55:58 AM
Ottawa, Canada, April 24, 2014: From April 24 through May 1, 2014, visitors to the exposition “The Holocaust by Bullets” will have the opportunity to learn about a poorly-known part of the Holocaust as documented by nearly ten years of meticulous research by Yahad – In Unum. Hosted by The Faculty of Theology at St. Paul University in Ottawa, people will equally see what is …
Australian Beer Company Pays Tribute Veterans On Anzac Day
Australian Beer Company Pays Tribute Veterans On Anzac Day
4/23/2014 5:20:47 AM
Broo Ltd the nationalistic Beer Company guaranteed to remain Australian owned , is launching their latest edition, an on premise Tap Brand, AUSTRALIA DRAUGHT . This will take place on Anzac Day, at Transport Hotel located at Federation Square in Melbourne, Victoria. This beer’s uniqueness is its unprecedented commitment to support soldier welfare. 20% of all profits made …
Habitat for Humanity’s RV Care-A-Vanner program celebrates 25 years of service
Habitat for Humanity’s RV Care-A-Vanner program celebrates 25 years of service
4/22/2014 3:41:19 PM
More than 200 volunteers will join Habitat for Humanity as it honors the 25th anniversary of the RV Care-A-Vanner program with a celebration build and rally in Springfield, Mo., April 21 – May 4. “The RV Care-A-Vanner program is a special part of Habitat’s ministry that has played a significant role in improving the lives of thousands of people across North America,” …
Red Cross Transforming to Better Deliver its Humanitarian Mission
4/22/2014 3:37:57 PM
The American Red Cross has undergone a transformation of its operations over the past six years to better deliver its humanitarian mission, improve efficiency and continue to make the best use of donor dollars, Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern told the Economic Club of Indiana today . McGovern, who joined the Red Cross in June 2008, has led the organization’s …
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Grief Support Group for Men
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Grief Support Group for Men
4/22/2014 2:42:53 PM
The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice is hosting an eight-week support group for men who are grieving the loss of someone close to them such as a spouse, a child or a parent. The group will meet on Wednesdays starting May 7, through June 25, 2014, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Center for Compassionate Care office, located at 930 Canterbury Place, Escondido, …
CIH Certification Results in Higher Salaries According to AIHA Survey
CIH Certification Results in Higher Salaries According to AIHA Survey
4/21/2014 10:11:22 AM
In September of 2013, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) launched their 2013 Compensation Survey.  The results were posted earlier this year and the detailed report features information about how industrial hygiene professionals are compensated and it also examines such factors such as their industry, experience, geographical location, certifications and …
Children killed in brutal South Sudan fighting
4/20/2014 9:03:58 AM
JUBA, South Sudan, 18 April 2014 – A number of children have been killed in this week’s fighting in South Sudan - some in an attack on displaced civilians while others have been caught in the crossfire or died as a result of being recruited by armed groups and forces, UNICEF said. The exact number of children killed is not yet known but they were among the dozens of …
Global Housing Indicators Working Group launched at World Urban Forum
4/20/2014 9:01:52 AM
MEDELLÍN, Colombia (April 11, 2014) — Building on nearly two decades of collecting and analyzing comprehensive housing indicator data, Habitat for Humanity International joined other urban development experts in introducing the newly formed Global Housing Indicators Working Group and its research and policy agenda at the seventh World Urban Forum. The GHI Working Group, a …
UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria
4/16/2014 11:42:55 AM
DAKAR, Senegal/NEW YORK/GENEVA - UNICEF condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported abduction of some 100 school girls between 12 and 17 years old from their school hostel in Chibok Borno State on Monday night, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. UNICEF is deeply concerned about the persistent trend of attacks on schools in Nigeria.  Most …
ProVest Insurance Group and Nonprofit Our Kids Initiate New Charity Campaign in South Florida to Provide for Baby and Her Abused Teenage Mother in Foster Care
ProVest Insurance Group and Nonprofit Our Kids Initiate New Charity Campaign in South Florida to Provide for Baby and Her Abused Teenage Mother in Foster Care
4/16/2014 10:32:17 AM
With a new community program in the South Florida area, ProVest Insurance Group has once again teamed up with Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Inc., and announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support a local teenage mother who is in foster care and desperate need of parenting guidance, supplies, and hope. ‘Healthy Baby and Me’, a program carried out by Our Kids, was …
Devery Prince Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Passage House, a Transitional Living Program for Young Pregnant and Parenting Women in Anchorage, AK
Devery Prince Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Passage House, a Transitional Living Program for Young Pregnant and Parenting Women in Anchorage, AK
4/15/2014 8:59:32 AM
Anchorage, AK – With a new charity program in the Anchorage, AK area, Devery Prince Agency has teamed up with Covenant House to support its transitional living program, Passage House, and announced that they will be raising funds to help support local, young pregnant and parenting women.  The Passage House provides temporary housing for those women, and during that time also …
Dunagan Insurance Group and The Captain Bob Foundation Initiate Charity Campaign in Brunswick, GA to Help a Local Family Avoid Foreclosure
Dunagan Insurance Group and The Captain Bob Foundation Initiate Charity Campaign in Brunswick, GA to Help a Local Family Avoid Foreclosure
4/14/2014 2:22:14 PM
Brunswick, GA – Dunagan Insurance Group and The Captain Bob Foundation announced that their new charity campaign will raise funds to support a local, hardworking family of four who is in desperate need of financial assistance and at risk of foreclosure in the Brunswick, GA area. Father, Wayne, suffers from severe scoliosis and a deteriorating spine, which has made it …
Premier Insurance Agency and TOMAGWA Healthcare Ministries Initiate New Charity Campaign to Provide Food and Clothing to Family of Eleven in Tomball, TX
Premier Insurance Agency and TOMAGWA Healthcare Ministries Initiate New Charity Campaign to Provide Food and Clothing to Family of Eleven in Tomball, TX
4/14/2014 1:58:57 PM
Tomball, TX – Premier Insurance Advisors has teamed up with TOMAGWA Healthcare Ministries in the Tomball, TX area to launch a new charity campaign, which will help a local family of eleven in need of basic supplies, such as food, clothing, and reliable home appliances. Both parents work at a local Luby’s Restaurant, but their weekly wages are insufficient to provide for …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
4/14/2014 12:02:21 PM
Recently, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene began sharing stories from Certified Industrial Hygienists about what being certified has meant to their careers and personal development.  CIHs from across the globe have submitted their experiences to ABIH and many of their stories can now be read online at the ABIH website.   Their accounts include the following …
Child malnutrition in South Sudan could double, warns UNICEF
4/12/2014 10:19:05 AM
JUBA, South Sudan -- The youngest citizens of the world’s newest nation are on the verge of a nutrition crisis and nearly a quarter of a million children will suffer severe acute malnutrition by the end of the year if more is not done now, says UNICEF.  Many children in South Sudan already faced emergency levels of under-nutrition in the two and a half years since …
Greg Biffle Welcomes Red Cross Blood Donor to No. 16 Pit Crew
4/11/2014 12:37:41 PM
The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to the No. 16 3M Pit Bulls for the April 12 race. While the newest crew member may not be able to change a tire or manage a jack, she may have helped save almost 100 lives with her 30 blood donations. A month-long Red Cross campaign …
Sparks Fly as a New Indiegogo Campaign to Publish Book Gets Underway
Sparks Fly as a New Indiegogo Campaign to Publish Book Gets Underway
4/11/2014 12:14:14 PM
*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Sparks Fly as a New Indiegogo Campaign to Publish Book Gets UnderwayAuthor, Maria Blon launches a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo as she aims to get her new book ‘Sparks of Passions’ published and distributed. Middletown, NY, USA  – Motivational speaker, life coach and author, Maria Blon , has today announced that she has launched an …
Oceana Honors Michael R. Bloomberg’s Support of Marine Conservation
4/9/2014 4:38:11 PM
New York, NY: Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world’s oceans, honored Michael R. Bloomberg at its annual New York City Gala last night. Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Susan and David Rockefeller hosted the festivities. Longtime Oceana supporter Adrian Grenier was also in attendance. The evening celebrated Oceana’s …