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Lansing Board of Water and Light Names Dog after Combat Veteran Mike Ronan

LANSING, Mich., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing Board of Water and Light held a fundraising event, the BWL IBEW Golf 4 Charity Tournament, and have raised the funds necessary to donate an individually trained service dog to a deserving recipient. As they held their event, they heard from Mike Ronan, a Marine Veteran who was paired with a Service Dog through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc..

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.

New Bill Targets Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

ATLANTA, Ga., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today informing employers that bipartisan legislation currently pending could significantly revise the rules for employer-sponsored retirement plans.

The City of Greenacres Accepts RMA’s Vision and Strategic Plan

GREENACRES, Fla., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Greenacres recently accepted a vision and strategic action plan created by the award-winning redevelopment firm, RMA. The city, located in the heart of Palm Beach County, has already begun prioritizing key elements of the plan for implementation to realize the vision and strategic goals.

Mayor Joe Hogsett Joins Indiana Contractors and Lawmakers to Stand Up to Tax Fraud at The Indiana Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 Indiana lawmakers, contractors and construction workers will gather at the Indiana Statehouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the north atrium to shine a spotlight on the alleged corrupt practices of illegitimate contractors who steal billions of dollars from our communities – money that should be spent on education, public safety and infrastructure, the Indiana Kentucky Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters announced today.

SUDC Foundation Applauds Reintroduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation reintroduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat sudden, unexpected infant and child deaths.

Collaborative Agile Solutions LLC Provides Enterprise Agile Project Management Support to MQ-9

DAYTON, Ohio, April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Collaborative Agile Solutions LLC (CAS) has teamed with Sumaria Systems Inc. to provide the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MAUAS) Division with Enterprise Agile Project Management Strategy Support.

Welcoming Hertha Berlin to Minnesota – Can Soccer Heal the Planet? Mark Ritchie to Speak at GACC Midwest, MN Chapter Gala

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Minnesota Chapter announced today that Mark Ritchie, former Minnesota Secretary of State, and current President of Global Minnesota, will speak at the Chamber’s “Stern des Nordens” (Star of the North) Annual Gala on April 27, 2019 in the Hyatt Regency Ballroom in Bloomington.

SB 276: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors

CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. “This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children.”

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – Portantino’s SB 172

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.

EPIC to Sponsor 2019 International Association of Interviewers Elite Training Day

FORT MYERS, Fla. and HOUSTON, Texas, April 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor the International Association of Interviewers (IAI) Elite Training Day on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Chico’s Headquarters in Fort Myers, Fla.

Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction

OSCEOLA, Iowa, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. As part of an ongoing housing development initiative, Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has been working with the city of Osceola to offer home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects.

Maryland Now E-recording Statewide with Simplifile

PROVO, Utah, March 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that St. Mary’s County, Md., has adopted its e-recording service.

Vertical3 Media Wins 2019 Gold Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year

MIAMI, Fla., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vertical3 Media, the Miami-based digital advertising and marketing agency, was recognized as the 2019 Gold recipient in the category of Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year, by the American Marketing Association’s South Florida Chapter, for their Miami and Beaches Campaign.

RMA Celebrates Ten Years of Reinventing Cities and Over $1 Billion Invested in Clients

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA has much to celebrate as the economic development firm marks its 10th anniversary in March 2019. Founded by Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown in 2009, the partners set out to provide comprehensive consulting services to cities seeking an innovative approach for major redevelopment initiatives and targeted economic development.

Denver and French Sister City Celebrate 70+ Years with Michelin Star Chef

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver Sister Cities International announces that Denver’s most food-savvy Francophiles will convene on March 4, 2019, at the French-inspired Coohills restaurant, a slow food-friendly eatery in LoDo, for a six-course meal with French wine pairings to honor the relationship of Brest, France, and its sister city, Denver.

Valentine’s Day Protest Outside NYC’s Brazilian Consulate!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit JaneUnChained News Network announced today that New York environmental activists will converge on Brazil’s Consulate in Manhattan on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14! The group plans to march several blocks from the Brazilian Consulate to the United Nations to demand Brazil’s new President be prevented from selling off the Amazon to the highest bidder.

New Wellness Council Partnership Aims to Combat Indiana Obesity Rates

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Target Health announces a new partnership with the Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI), a subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, which aims to create a healthier Indiana through employer-sponsored weight management programs that target obesity.

CCDC Celebrates 50 Years of Community Commitment and Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes.

Dana Loesch and SFC (r) US Army Dana Bowman to Appear at SHOT Show on Behalf of MAGLITE at Booth 4029

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mag Instrument, Inc. / MAGLITE will welcome Dana Loesch, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and Dana Bowman American hero, veteran and founder of the Halo for Freedom Foundation, to MAGLITE’s Booth 4029 during the run of the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

San Francisco and San Jose Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion, Held One Year Memorial

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Human Rights Association for Forced Conversion (HAC), Northern California Branch, on December 30th, Ms. Gu Ji-in, a 25 year old women was found dead at a lodging in Hwasun; a victim of a coercive conversion program. The Hwasun Police Department confirmed an investigation and the woman’s parents were questioned about their involvement in the confinement and death of their daughter.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Welcomes Mike Hudson, PNC Bank V.P. to Advisory Council

WILLISTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to welcome Mr. Mike Hudson, Senior Vice President of PNC Bank’s Enterprise Transformation Efforts to our Advisory Council.

Healthy Mobile Markets Launch in Broward County

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is proud to announce that the Dania Beach People’s Access To Community Horticulture (PATCH) is preparing to launch five Mobile Market sites around Broward County. Known as a community market and garden, the Dania Beach PATCH is a resource for locally grown food. Now, the PATCH is extending healthy food options to neighboring cities in Broward County through the use of mobile markets.

Donald Eugene Lowe – A New Face in the Democratic Race

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald Eugene Lowe respects politics. He was a 2016 presidential candidate, but this time around he’s hoping to run on the Democratic ticket. He considers himself a “man of the people,” not “for the people” and believes he’s “a better choice.”

RMA’s Redevelopment and Revitalization Plans Adopted by West Columbia, South Carolina

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA, a Florida-based consulting firm is expanding their client base beyond the Sunshine state. The economic development, redevelopment and business attraction experts were hired last year by the City of West Columbia in South Carolina to create a Citywide Redevelopment Plan and a Community Revitalization Plan for the municipality; both were unanimously accepted by the city council this month.

More than 500 Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDIA ADVISORY — More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17, 2018, to recognize winners of the “Women in Law Enforcement” Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

RMA Proposed Innovation District Wins Major Award for Pompano Beach CRA

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA is proud to announce that their proposed plan for the Pompano Beach Downtown Innovation District won the 2018 Promotion Award at the annual Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Awards. RMA managed the city’s redevelopment agency for almost a decade and authored this award-winning plan for the creation of the city’s downtown. The plan will transform undeveloped land into a vibrant urban area (downtown), becoming a revitalization role model for cities nationwide.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families with $17,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (“SDG”) recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA. In total, 32 patients were treated at no cost during the event.

RMA Contracted by City of Deltona to Provide Strategic Economic Development Plan

DELTONA, Fla., Oct. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA has been contracted by the City of Deltona in Florida to provide a strategic 5-year economic development plan for a Business Park and Manufacturing Related Recruitment. The award-winning firm’s scope of services, in addition to the plan, will also include relationship building with multiple partner organizations to ensure support of new initiatives and meetings with developers.

XG Communities announces advancement for the City of La Puente’s small cell and 5G wireless strategy

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC and the City of La Puente, Calif. announced that approximately 1,500 street light poles are now available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities’ Site SeleX Platform.

RMA Awarded Management Contract by City of Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla., Oct. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA today announced it has been selected by the City of Cape Coral, Florida to provide implementation management consulting services related to the Bimini Basin Implementation Plan. The award-winning economic development firm will provide a scope of services including investment attraction, property acquisition and the promotion of development opportunities.

Flashlight and Video of Hero San Bernardino Sheriff will be on Display at the National Law Enforcement Museum

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Law Enforcement Museum will open to the public on October 13 in Washington D.C. and MAGLITE representatives and San Bernardino County Sheriff Lieutenant Jim Considine will be in attendance to experience this momentous occasion.

Ground Breaking for Construction of the Maine Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

LEWISTON, Maine, Oct. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, October 7, 2018, The Herschel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation will be breaking ground for construction of the Maine Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. This memorial is one of 87 across 34 states that will honor all our Gold Star Families.

RMA to Provide Consulting Services for City of Greenacres

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced it has been hired by the City of Greenacres to develop a vision for the City and create a strategic action plan. RMA will guide the 8th largest municipality in Palm Beach County towards future economic growth by implementing the firm’s proven strategies which have reinvented numerous cities throughout the state.

LBA Ware Sponsors Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Cultivate a Future Generation of Entrepreneurs in Middle Georgia

MACON, Ga., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders announced its fiscal sponsorship of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes.

SUDC Foundation Applauds Introduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

RMA Wins First Place Communication Awards

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) employees won multiple awards at the recent Florida Festivals and Events Association event, securing two first place prizes in categories related to communications. RMA was recognized with top honors for their PR/Media Campaign for the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration and for their Community Engagement Program for Pompano Beach’s Neighborhood Ambassadors.

XG Communities congratulates La Habra Heights on their 40th anniversary and our new partnership to address growing wireless technology demands

LA HABRA HEIGHTS, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — La Habra Heights is celebrating the 40th anniversary. XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless, asset marketing and wireless management services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announces their agreement with the City of La Habra Heights to manage wireless coverage solutions and prepare the City for small cell applications.

Congresswoman Grace Napolitano Honors Gordon Brush Mfg. Co.

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (CA-32) presented a Certificate of Congressional Recognition to Gordon Brush President and CEO, Ken Rakusin at a ceremony at the Company’s 183,000 square foot manufacturing complex on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Treadstone 71 Offers New Support and Certification Model for Building Intelligence Programs

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today a revolutionary new model for building cyber intelligence programs while certifying staff. The Cyber Intelligence 12-Month Online Subscription Program guides organizations in their intelligence program build through online lectures, demonstrations, and templates covering the intelligence lifecycle and beyond.