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NEWS: Los Angeles-based Neotrope, a 32-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced the launch of its 2016 annual PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities. Launched in 2000, the Non-Profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential 'halo' sponsors and donors.
Information on C. difficile: The C Diff Foundation Opens New Avenue to Provide Nationwide Community Support
NEWS: The C Diff Foundation launches C. diff. Nationwide Community Support (CDNCS) for patients, families and survivors. C. difficile (C. diff.) infections caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year, according to a 2015 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Denise Wells, Heart Songs Coordinator and Registered Arts Therapist, leads ‘Healing HeARTS Holiday Workshop’ in N.C.
NEWS: This holiday season, children and teens who have lost a loved one will be able to express and ease their grief, thanks to the debut of the 'Healing HeARTS Holiday Workshop.' The free event for grieving children and teens ages 6-18 is sponsored by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
NEWS: Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo in Boston on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.
Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth signs MOU with Texas Military Officers Assoc.
NEWS: The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Military Officers Association, TMOA, in an effort to actively expose the two organizations to each other's membership, foster integration, and promote joint programs.
A Little Night Music: The Blue Hill Troupe Announces 92nd Season to Benefit Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation
NEWS: The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, announces its 92nd season with 'A Little Night Music,' Nov. 13-21, 2015 at The Theatre at St. Jean's and Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri,' April 8-16, 2016 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio.
NEWS: Saint Robert Bellarmine parishioner and Jefferson Park Illinois resident, Jim Ryan, will cycle more than 500 miles in the Camino de Santiago journey to honor and raise funds for the vibrant Saint Robert Bellarmine parish and school community. At 70 years of age, Jim will embark on this historical pilgrimage to the Camino de Santiago in Spain (also known as The Way of St. James) from Sept. 21 - Oct. 15, 2015. He is naming his ride the San Roberto Belarmino journey.
NEWS: Joshuacord Inc. announces its Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk for November 14, 2015 in Tampa, Florida and displaying the persecuted ribbon for support. Joshuacord is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.
BREWTON, Ala. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Lisa Thomas-McMillan has made feeding the hungry and helping those in need in a life-long pursuit. In 2000, she formed a 501(c)3, Carlisa, Inc. - a small, non-profit food bank that receives limited funding, as the needs in her community continue to grow she is in need of more.
DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Thursday, July 30, the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants presented its charity of choice, Mercy Housing, with a check for $26,000. Mercy Housing is one of the largest, non-profit, affordable housing organizations in the country.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ introduces Kids of All Ages to L.A. Musical Theater
LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer, producers are proud to present their sixth stage production in a unique version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic, 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' for a limited run from August 14-23, 2015.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Representatives are volunteering and advocating with the C Diff Foundation, raising Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) awareness and providing educational information to the thousands of fair-goers in North Central Pennsylvania and South Central New York.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In furtherance of its mission: to teach art, science and history through pinball while preserving this unique part of American culture, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) will be recreating a room within its facility to strictly focus on teaching science through pinball.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Wigglebutt Warriors has announced Wigglebutts Uncorked, a pet-friendly fundraising gala to benefit non-profit Second Chance Rescue NYC, whose mission is to facilitate the adoption of animals that have been abandoned by their former owners.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-in-Relation (AIR) will present a co-production of the classic opera 'Carmen' to The Ernest Borgnine Theatre, Saturday, June 20, 2015. The co-production will run for one performance only. The Ernest Borgnine Theatre is located at 855 Elm Ave. in Long Beach.
Recognizing Hero Companies Involved in Inclusion: Champions Gala 2015 to feature Clay Aiken and Project Runway’s Justin LeBlanc
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Supporters and friends of the National Inclusion Project are invited to be a part of an amazing night of celebrating the heroes in our lives and the Superheroes we aspire to be. The annual Champions Gala will be held September 26 with proceeds going to ensure that children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. Co-founder Clay Aiken will perform, and Justin LeBlanc, Season 12 'Project Runway' Finalist, will speak.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.
CARR granted pilot project in to create a rating system for the San Diego County assisted living facilities
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.
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.