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Dialysis Scholarship Fund Annual Fundraiser Helps Kidney Transplant Patients Succeed with Online Learning
DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund (DSF) will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fundraising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village. DSF, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.
Claire Hicks M.D. Named Physician of the Year by Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Claire Hicks, M.D., with Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has been named 2015 Physician of the Year by the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina. Most recently, Hicks has introduced narrative medicine, the healing power of story, into her work with hospice patients and staff.
LAKE CITY, S.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity (Marietta, Ga.), a nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning, announced today that Florence County School District 3 College Planning Cohort student, Mikayla Hanna, has been selected as a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, the first in the history of the school district.
‘Relay For Life’ Motorcycle Ride and Block Party On May 2, 2015 hosted by New England Motorcycle Museum
ROCKVILLE, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the non-profit New England Motorcycle Museum will host an American Cancer Society 'Relay for Life' Motorcycle Ride and Block Party at the 1814 Hockanum Mill complex being renovated at 200 West Main Street in the Rockville section of Vernon. Admission to the block party is free.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s Millicent Burke-Sinclair Awarded Senior Certified Professional Credential by SHRM
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Millicent Burke-Sinclair, Ed.D, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, director of human resources with Four Seasons Compassion for Life in N.C., has been awarded the prestigious senior certified professional designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.
ONTARIO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been working for over six months planning an event that raised nearly $30,000 to support The Joyful Child Foundation's efforts to bring their personal safety training to children in the Inland Empire, California.
National Ferret Day inspires California Ferret Owners to Launch Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative
LA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.
ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Aligned with international calls for gender equality, a new non-profit has been created to help U.S. employees at S and P 500 companies reach the goal of 50 percent women in senior leadership positions. Show Me 50 Inc. (ShowMe50) provides pragmatic tools individuals can use to identify and challenge gender bias inside their companies.
Rays Roofing Supply partners with M & M Home Remodeling to roof Children’s Hunger Fund building in Illinois
HOMEWOOD, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: There are times when the compassion for humanity should and often does triumph over the quest for retail profits to serve the greater good of society, says Illinois' Rays Roofing Supply. The Children's Hunger Fund has delivered food and, ultimately, hope to children and families in need in the U.S. and around the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is honored to announce the names of the women who will be recognized for outstanding achievements by PLEN alumni at PLEN's 35th Anniversary celebration on March 18, 2015.
National Inclusion Project Power of Play Conference 2015 hosts child specialists from across the U.S.
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Over 175 recreational professionals, educators and child specialists from across the U.S. will gather at the National Inclusion Project's Power of Play Inclusion Conference at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh on March 30-31, 2015. This inspiring event is for all people who desire to ensure no child sits on the sidelines.
EPAAL legislation sponsored by CARR to help identify persons excluded from working inside licensed care facilities
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) today announced that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Feb. 27, 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Nina G bills herself as 'America's Only Female Stuttering Comedian.' Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G's stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, 'Going Beyond Inspirational,' which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools' Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.
Vicki Welter, CPA announces ‘Nonprofit Enrichment Series’ – Webcasts Focusing on Financial Management for Nonprofits
SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Seattle-based nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA, is offering a free monthly online program, the Nonprofit Enrichment Series. The Nonprofit Enrichment Series covers a variety of financial management topics for nonprofit organizations.
Drew’s Tunes Foundation salutes Gov. Bobby Jindal Proclaiming March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Awareness Month
NEW ORLEANS, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Louisiana non-profit, Drew's Tunes Foundation, is proud to announce that Governor Bobby Jindal has proclaimed March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, which is a diagnosis of exclusion impacting around 200 toddlers each year in United States.
BATON ROUGE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The SUDC Foundation celebrates Governor Bobby Jindal's proclamation recognizing March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness month in the State of Louisiana. Laura Crandall, Co-founder of the SUDC Foundation and mother who lost her 15 month old daughter to a sudden unexplained death says, 'I am deeply touched by this proclamation.'
iE-USA Invites U.S. Families to Host International High School Exchange Students for 2015-2016 Academic School Year
NORTHFIELD, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: International Experience (iE-USA) announced today that visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Exchange student participants come from many countries including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand.
Public Policy and Female Leaders: The Public Leadership Education Network Celebrates 35th Anniversary
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.
Triple Aim of Health Care in 2015: Four Seasons CMO and palliative care physician Janet Bull Looks Ahead
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of nonprofit Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
STAMFORD, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As part of a global wildlife-trafficking issue that is growing exponentially, 22 tiny baby turtles - likely destined for soup pots in China - were recently rescued and brought to a nursery at the SoundWaters Coastal Education Center, where they are being coddled and cared for after a harrowing, near-smuggling experience.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its 29th Annual International Conference and Training Expo on August 30, 2015, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This International Conference brings together groups including law enforcement, private industry, government and academia from the United States and from around the world.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) today announced that the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. This year's competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum.
Melissa Stiwinter receives the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award in N.C.
HIGHLANDS, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, N.C., has received the '2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award.' The award was conveyed in a Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter's contributions to the profession.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new non-profit arts organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Sunday, February 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called "Fresh A.I.R. - a Broadway Benefit." Proceeds benefit Art-In-Relation and The Long Beach Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center.
Pacific Pinball Museum signs agreement with Phaeno Museum to create unique exhibition of pinball art and science
SAN FRANCISO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) in California has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.
JMT Consulting Group Offers NonProfit Grants to help Charitable Orgs Purchase Abila MIP Fund Accounting Software
PATTERSON, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: JMT Consulting Group, a premier provider of technology and services to the nonprofit sector, announces the availability of ACCELERATE grants towards the purchase of Abila MIP Fund Accounting software. JMT Consulting will also offer matching grant awards. These grants will award the equivalent of 50 percent of the purchase price of Abila MIP Fund Accounting system up to $10,000.
Foundation for Healthy Living Announces FREE mental health workshops and resources ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’
MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first 'Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities' event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.
Local N.J. YMCAs Hold First-Ever Statewide Fitness Event to Promote Positive Personal Change and Good Health
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: It seems nearly everyone has a 'New Year's resolution,' but statistics indicate that less than a quarter of these resolutions are kept. Creating personal change takes effort, and support. The Y of Western Monmouth County invites the community to come in on January 10 to use their facilities in Freehold and Old Bridge for the day and see all the Y has to offer.
After more than a century of Christmases, Asheville’s Ruth Ebbs, 102, proves it’s never too late to come home
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.