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News Index for Friday, May 22, 2015
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Tue, 19 May 2015, 14:46:27 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRGI) is pleased to announce that Dane Smith has joined the company as President. Mr. Smith comes to CRGI from On-Ramp Wireless, an IoT technology provider. In his role, Mr. Smith will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the CRGI Executive Team, their Advisory Board, and community leaders to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans, and policies for implementing successful Smart City campaigns globally.
Tue, 05 May 2015, 21:35:28 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015, 14:28:06 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April, 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses, and citizens re-imagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more than one-half of the world's population live in urban areas and nearly 70 percent of people will live in cities by 2050.
Civic Resource Group International Makes Cloud-based CivicConnect Water Conservation Platform Available to Cities, Water Agencies in Drought-Stricken California, Nationwide
Thu, 16 Apr 2015, 15:06:29 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015, 16:33:14 EDT
BATON ROUGE, La., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States recognizing SUDC.
Former UN World Tourism Organization top official Geoffrey Lipman Joins Civic Resource Group International as Special Advisor, Global Travel & Tourism
Mon, 02 Mar 2015, 11:37:52 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) today announced the appointment of Geoffrey Lipman as Special Advisor, Global Travel and Tourism. CRG has also entered a strategic partnership with Greenearth.travel of which Mr. Lipman is Chairman.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015, 07:00:00 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRG) is pleased to announce its designation as an APN Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), a program which provides technical, business, and marketing support and provides a way for customers to identify partners with proven experience on AWS.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015, 14:56:58 EDT
PORTOLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Agru America, Inc. announced that the city of Portola, Calif. is now using its exclusive EPA Subtitle D compliant landfill closure system - ClosureTurf(R). The landfill site located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, recently completed an eight-acre final closure.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Road Safe America President and Co-Founder Steve Owings on Thursday urged leaders of the nation's cities to energize their efforts to have the U.S. Department of Transportation expedite a rule requiring the country's heaviest commercial tractor-trailers to set their speed governors (limiters) at 65 MPH or slower. This equipment is standard on all such commercial trucks manufactured since 1992 and is actually already in use by a majority of America's commercial fleets.
5 Bars Communities Named Official Wireless Consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency's 73 Toll Road
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 12:00:00 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 5 Bars Communities(TM) announced today that it has been selected as the chief wireless consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency's 73 Toll Road.
Seventy-two Cats Dead and Alleged Animal Abuser Unable to be Prosecuted Due to Humane Officer Breach of Duty
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 13:51:03 EDT
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neighbors and concerned citizens are appalled that an Allegheny County Humane Officer who was called to investigate the abuse and abandonment of over 70 cats, removed two cats and sent the rest to die, according to Frankie's Friends Cat Rescue.
CRG Kickstarts a SmartCity Development Ecosystem to Seamlessly Merge Solutions for Civic Applications with Okta, Soasta, ClearVision and VRP
Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 16:48:57 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group today announced that it is initiating the City Development Ecosystem, a group which is chartered to promote new software models for civic organizations to take advantage of next generation applications and cloud infrastructure.
Civic Resource Group Receives Prestigious Designation of '100 Most Promising Technology Companies' from CIOReview Magazine
Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 07:00:56 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CIO Review magazine announced that Civic Resource Group (CRG) received a notable inclusion on the CIOReview100 list for its innovative programs and solutions that help civic organizations across the U.S. achieve their goals to become 'Smart Cities' in 2014.
Thu, 08 May 2014, 07:00:44 EDT
FREMONT, Calif., May 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has stepped up as a 'Priceless Sponsor,' the highest level of sponsorship for the City of Fremont's scholarship programs as a part of its F1rstHand community outreach program. TeamF1's F1rstHand program is the company's effort to lend a helping hand to the community by investing in deserving local causes.
Greeneview Local School District to Save $42,598 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 26 Mar 2014, 07:00:32 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Isaac Seevers, Superintendent of Greeneview Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce overall energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 16:51:44 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'
Cooperative purchasing speeds up public sector projects, North American Roofing Expands National Presence
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 18:46:15 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Meeting strict compliance standards and competitive bidding requirements, North American Roofing strengthens its national position as one of the largest commercial roofing companies in the U.S. with the award to participate in the National Joint Powers Alliance(R) (NJPA), through their premier construction program with ezIQC(R), which helps municipalities find sources for construction and repair facilitating the competitive bid process on behalf of their members.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 06:58:03 EDT
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been awarded a contract to implement its Synergy(R) Education Platform for the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) after an extensive evaluation and RFP process.
Tue, 09 Oct 2012, 03:56:02 EDT
CLARKSVILLE, Md., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iFOS, as an emerging leader in Federal financial solutions and technology, announced that the firm was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) base plus 4 option years contract award to support CDFI grant programs. This effort will require iFOS to recruit up to 100 field reviewers that can evaluate CDFI grant applications submitted from start-up organizations as well as large, national scale enterprises.
Thu, 05 Jul 2012, 14:24:52 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., July 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is excited to announce a new partnership with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to distribute grants to afterschool programs to help feed more kids in Oregon.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012, 05:58:26 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County, a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers, announced five At-Large members appointed by Chair Josie Gonzales, County of San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor.
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 17:06:02 EDT
FRESNO, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 15:46:23 EDT
PINE BLUFF, Ark., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The community of Sulphur Springs, County Judge Mike Holcomb, the Jefferson County Mutual Aid Association (JCMAA), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a fire safety day and a ribbon cutting on May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 17:35:44 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration selected the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators. Findings of this study will be used to inform workforce investment boards nationwide of best practices.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 18:14:49 EDT
MANORVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Officer James Greco, a 17-year veteran of the Nassau County Department of Corrections, has been denied his retirement status by the Sheriff of Nassau County. Officer Greco was charged with Workers Compensation fraud which resulted in his wrongful termination, as per a ruling by the arbitrator hearing his case. Despite winning two judicial decrees in his favor against the Nassau County Sheriff's Department, Officer Greco continues to be denied his full retirement status.
Mon, 30 Jan 2012, 14:03:28 EDT
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most Americans don't consider prisons when lamenting scholarship reductions at their local college or higher taxes on gas when filling up at the pump. Maybe they should. According to Christopher Zoukis, author of the forthcoming 'Education Behind Bars' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press, December 2011), upwards of $60 billion a year can be saved simply by educating prisoners.
Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by The City of Scranton, Pennsylvania to Provide Benefit Administration for Active Fire and Police
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 18:45:03 EDT
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the City of Scranton to provide benefit administration services for over 500 city employees. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the city benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the City of Scranton.
Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by the County of Middlesex, New Jersey to Provide Stand-alone RX Benefit Administration
Fri, 15 Apr 2011, 09:59:37 EDT
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the County of Middlesex, NJ to provide stand-alone pharmacy benefit services for County employees and their dependents. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the stand-alone pharmacy benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the County.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 20:43:29 EDT
FARMINGTON, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In view of the snow-capped San Juans to the north, with the iconic Shiprock floating on the skyline to the west, Farmington is a rugged oil boom town rapidly emerging as a destination for outdoor adventurers. 'Our climate, rivers and wilderness areas make outdoor activities a major attraction for visitors,' says Debbie Dusenbery, director of the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board's On-The-Job Training Program Relieves Welfare Rolls
Fri, 25 Feb 2011, 19:05:31 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery and uses funding received through the Workforce Investment Act to provide this assistance.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011, 10:59:31 EDT
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edward Professional Advisors announces that the City of Compton has selected it to help create its own police department. The Mayor of the City of Compton says, 'We are excited about the opportunity to regain local control of our police services. We are in the midst of a campaign to rebirth a new Compton.'
Fri, 19 Nov 2010, 06:59:57 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Georgia Humanities Council and the Digital Library of Georgia won the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for their partnership on the Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL). This marks the second time the Georgia Humanities Council has won the Schwartz Prize. Their first prize recognized their success with the online New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Zombie Diaries Actress Joins Group That is Helping to 'Get Drugs Out and Arts in,' in Southeastern Oklahoma
Tue, 09 Nov 2010, 20:30:38 EDT
MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victoria Summer is the newest celebrity name signed on to help a local group running a grassroots campaign called Take McAlester Back in southeastern Oklahoma. The campaign is geared toward getting drugs out of the area and implementing programs for children and adults alike that feed creativity.
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 14:50:28 EDT
COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ShipCom, a provider of High Frequency (HF) maritime single sideband voice and electronic mail services has appointed Tusa Consulting Services (TCS) as its authorized radio consultant supportive of emergency operations throughout the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and coastal Texas.
Thu, 15 Jul 2010, 09:59:50 EDT
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During the past two years, twenty-six New Jersey agencies that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project. The Beyond Diversity Resource Center issued a report today which shows that the participating agencies have made substantial Progress in their efforts to provide culturally competent services to their clients.
Fri, 02 Jul 2010, 08:58:35 EDT
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory: The need for domestic violence and sexual assault programs to provide more culturally competent services has been recognized as a national concern. During the past two years, more than 25 New Jersey organizations that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project to improve services to clients from marginalized and underserved populations.
Wed, 02 Jun 2010, 19:02:02 EDT
CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff's department.
The Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors Announces Search for Next President and CEO
Thu, 20 May 2010, 16:04:27 EDT
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Succession Planning Committee of the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) Board of Directors announced on Monday the selection of Heidrick and Struggles to lead the search for SEDA's next president and CEO. The process will begin immediately and is expected to take 90 to 120 days to name the selected candidate.
Minnesota Town's 20 Years of Entrepreneurship Inspires the World - Anniversary of the First Enterprise Facilitation Project in Lincoln County
Fri, 20 Nov 2009, 16:35:51 EDT
LAKE BENTON, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sirolli Institute is proud to announce Lake Benton was the first American community to adopt the Sirolli Institute's internationally acclaimed Enterprise Facilitation(R) concept which has captured the imagination of more than 40,000 small businesses worldwide. Through Enterprise Facilitation, civic leaders learn how to capture local intelligence.
Safe Drug Drop Off - Sheriff Baca, L.A. County communities, and Narconon Join Together to Get Drugs Out of the Medicine Cabinet
Thu, 01 Oct 2009, 11:40:23 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drugs are toxic, both to the environment and people, especially children, some of whom hold 'pharming' parties to pop leftover scrips. Thus, a new pilot to provide mailbox-like safe drop-off sites, announced on 29 Sept, 2009 by Los Angeles County Sheriff Baca and mayors and councilmen and women from half a dozen L.A. County townships, joined by Narconon International.
Fri, 25 Sep 2009, 13:13:46 EDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH) has earned a 2009 'Best of New York' award for its Consumer Information System (CIS) application, developed with Libera, Inc. of Jamestown, NY, a government contractor and software development company. The award was made by the New York State Center for Digital Government and Government Technology in the category of 'Project Best Advancing Service to the Public.'
Tue, 22 Sep 2009, 14:23:36 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Glenn Beck is promoting citizen journalism, busting ACORN for advising a prostitute with housing. Patrick Duff and Craig Rubin are hoping for the same type of government action by exposing what they feel is government corruption. Rubin and Duff are both religious leaders that provide medical marijuana in the City of Los Angeles.
Tue, 07 Oct 2008, 18:51:53 EDT
ANNISTON, Ala., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alabama Governor Bob Riley has appointed Jim Farrell, President of Blastcrete Equipment Co. in Anniston, Alabama, to the Alabama Iron & Steel Council. With the completion of the ThyssenKrupp plant in Mobile, the state of Alabama is expected to become the second largest steel producer in the U.S. by 2010.
Thu, 19 Jun 2008, 13:00:18 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia Secretary of State Karen C. Handel, the state's first Republican to hold the office, will speak at the Tuesday, June 24, regular monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc. (GABB), a statewide group with almost 200 members.
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 19:58:49 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA). SCL-LEA is a recently created joint powers authority (JPA) formed in part to adjudicate operating issues surrounding the controversial urban landfill at Sunshine Canyon as they arise.
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