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Page 5 of Government News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Florida Justice Association Blocks Insurance Lobby Attacks On Consumer Rights

BRADENTON, Fla., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bradenton personal injury lawyer, and Florida Justice Association board member, Bernard F. Walsh took note of the successful effort by Florida Justice Association members to block extreme reduction in personal injury claim awards.

Vivica A. Fox to Host 2016 DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actress, producer and businesswoman, Vivica A. Fox, will join chair of the Darby County PA Democratic Party, Richard Womack Jr, to host the DogonVillage 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) Watch Party complete with dinner, dancing, DJ, and a live performance. Themed, ‘Celebrating the Black Vote,’ the soiree will be held Tuesday July 26, 2016 in the ballroom of the Sheet Metal Workers Union hall on Penns Landing in Philadelphia.

Committee Recommendation Would Place Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment under Management of the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A search committee tasked with finding a replacement for the retired director of the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment will recommend that the Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation (THEDC) assume management of the department. The recommendation will be made at the April 20 meeting of the City of Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission.

New Book ‘Reinventing Your City’ Reveals Strategies for Urban and Regional Planning

MIAMI, Fla., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown’s new book, ‘Reinventing Your City – Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around’ (ISBN: 978-0986086007), is the essential guide for every city and business leader striving to make their community a better place. Authored by the co-founders of Redevelopment Management Associates, their approach to helping cities grow has resulted in $1 billion in private sector investment.

Cultural Visionary Alyona Ushe Announces Focus on Pompano Beach Amphitheater and Cultural Center

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alyona Ushe, who helmed the critically acclaimed Arts Garage in Delray Beach for five years, has announced her resignation as President and CEO of the cultural venue in order to focus on managing and programming venues in Pompano Beach, including the amphitheater and the upcoming cultural center.

Auditions Closing April 2 for Active Duty, Veteran, Retiree Singers to Perform at Invictus Games on May 8

FT. BELVOIR, Va., March 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time is running out to audition for a special chorus being formed by the Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) to perform in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 on May 8, 2016. The Games will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., and broadcast live on ESPN2.

Center for American Military Music Opportunities is Recipient of 2016 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant

FORT BELVOIR, Va., March 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, today announced that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

City of Terre Haute, Indiana, Resumes Blight Elimination Program

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Terre Haute, Ind., and its program partner, the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment, have approved 27 vacant/blighted residential properties for demolition through Round Two of Indiana’s Blight Elimination Program (BEP).

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister Selected by International Downtown Association to Serve on the Public-Private Partnership Council

MIAMI, Fla., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Downtown Association (IDA) has selected Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, Redevelopment Management Associates, to serve on the Top Issues Council for Public-Private Partnerships. IDA is the premier association of urban place managers who are shaping and activating dynamic downtown districts, connecting all the stakeholders in a downtown area, and bridging the gap between the public and private sectors.

Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration Seeks Energetic Volunteers for 2016 Event

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration (DBASC) is seeking volunteers for the exciting fourth annual event from April 2 – 3, 2016. This two-day celebration, held in the heart of downtown Dania Beach in Frost Park at 300 NE 2nd Street, will feature numerous local and regional artists showcasing their unique creations. This year’s event is positioned to be even bigger and better than the previous three years with the addition of a National Headliner Act provided by The Casino at Dania Beach: Survivor.

Toledo Celebrates Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Ohio cities – including Toledo ranking fourth – were reported by the Economic Innovation Group as being among the country’s most distressed communities. In an effort to provide a catalyst for change Residential Renovations launched the official ‘Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day’ at their Toledo, Ohio showroom on Saturday February 27 with an Official Proclamation from Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson.

Smart City and Mobile Augmented Reality Pioneer Civic Resource Group Secures Major Investor Backing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG), a data, mobile and Augmented Reality pioneer in the burgeoning Smart City market, has secured financial support and backing from a group of international investors led by Atlantic Bridge (ABVEN) out of Silicon Valley, London, and Dublin, and Globalive Capital out of Toronto, it was announced by Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of CRG.

RMA Rises to the Challenge of Sea Level Change

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the most urgent issues South Florida’s municipal leaders must tackle is sea level rise. Faced with inevitable flooding problems, leaders from around the state recently converged in Key West to discuss the coastal crisis. RMA, which is currently planning and redeveloping several cities along the coast, sent their Director of Urban Design and Planning, Natasha Alfonso, to the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit to help their clients stay ahead of the challenge.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Opens a New Operations Center in Jefferson Parish to Administer the Veterans Choice Program

HARAHAN, La., Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance welcomed employees to the company’s New Operations Center in Harahan, La. on Monday. TriWest serves the community health care needs of America’s veterans, alongside the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in administering the Veterans Choice Program.

Reagan Economist Dr. Arthur Laffer Endorses U.S. Senate Candidate Tom Del Beccaro’s Flat Tax

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tom Del Beccaro, former Chairman of the California Republican Party and U.S. Senate candidate, today announced Dr. Arthur Laffer’s endorsement of Del Beccaro’s nationwide and California flat tax.

Crime Scene Clean Up Parent Company Announces Acquisition of 3 BioHazard Firms

PATCHOGUE, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prestige Worldwide Group, parent company of CrimeSceneCleanup.com, announced today that it has acquired KRI Crime Scene Cleanup of Texas, Crime Scene Inc. of Maryland and Crime Scene Clean LLC of Texas, three of the largest biohazard firms in the U.S. This deal marks one of the largest of its kind in the crime scene cleanup industry and now makes Crime Scene Clean Up the leading firm in the business. They now offer services from New York to California and from Texas to Michigan.

Food Philippines brings social enterprises to 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen Philippine companies are participating in this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) slated at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, January 17-19, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center Silicon Valley announced today. Each with an advocacy at the heart of its business, these companies bring with them narratives of the people, places, and practices incidental and instrumental to their production.

Pompano Beach’s Ali Cultural Arts Center Hosts Grammy Award-Winning Musicians Ghost-Note

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ali Cultural Arts Center is proud to present Ghost-Note on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. The duo is comprised of drummer Robert ‘Sput’ Searight and percussionist Nate Werth, both from the Grammy(R) Award-winning band, Snarky Puppy.

BioTE Medical Study Showing Promising Results for Military Veterans Diagnosed with PTSD and TBI

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A current BioTE(R) Medical Combat Trauma Treatment Study (in conjunction with the Veterans Advocacy Center (VAC)) is showing promising results in helping veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Independent Write-In Presidential Candidate Promises to Deliver: Learn More in Worldwide Broadcast

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald Eugene Lowe says he has been preparing for this role his whole life. And, he plans to share the details of his presidential campaign and promises in a worldwide broadcast scheduled to take place on December 23 at 1:01 p.m. EST. Interested parties can also attend the event live at the Clarion Hotel at 441 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo.

Clarke Schools’ Career Academy Focuses Students on Future Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Dec. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke Community Schools in Osceola, Iowa is developing a Career Academy that will provide a specialized course pathway for career-minded students. Aligned with Governor Branstad’s new Future Ready Iowa initiative, this program is the genesis of Clarke’s new curriculum director Jean Bahls and Bill Trickey of Clarke County Development Corporation.

Augmented Reality ‘VisitPalmSprings’ App Now Available on iTunes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG) and the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism of Palm Springs, Calif. today announced the availability of the Augmented Reality ‘VisitPalmSprings’ App on iTunes. The joint collaboration achieves the goal of designing and delivering a mobile solution that provides instant, multi-aspect navigation data. Residents, visitors and tourists in the City of Palm Springs now have instant access to a broad range of information about the city on their mobile device.

Why Donald Trump’s Bid for Presidency Related to New Art Movement is Essential? Artist Kaloust Guedel Explains

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘Art imitates life.’ And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people’s lives, correlates to Donald Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

Civic Resource Group and TransitScreen Selected to Modernize MTC’s Transit Signage across the San Francisco Bay Area

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG) and TransitScreen, Inc. today announced they have joined forces to modernize the transit displays in 46+ different locations across the San Francisco Bay Area as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Hub Signage program.

Energy Optimizers USA leadership advocates for clean energy in Washington, D.C.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In November, two members of Energy Optimizers, USA’s senior leadership team traveled to Washington, D.C. to join a national delegation that lobbied congressional leaders for clean energy.

National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) Joins Forces with The Charitable Mint to Launch Two Major Programs

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation’s soldiers and their loved ones, the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) has joined forces with The Charitable Mint to battle urgent needs military families are facing not met by other sources.

Augmented Reality Enabled ‘GoLauderdale’ App Available on iTunes: Collaboration between Civic Resource Group Int’l and Downtown Development Authority of Fort Lauderdale

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) and the Downtown Development Authority of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (DDA) today announced the completion of the DDA’s modernizing Smart City initiative. The joint collaboration achieves the goal of designing and delivering a mobile solution that provides instant, multi-aspect navigation data. Residents, visitors and tourists in the city of Fort Lauderdale now have access to a broad variety of digital sources of information.

Quandis Enhances its Military Search Service to Help Servicers and Attorneys Better Comply with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, announced today that it developed and incorporated a sophisticated data parsing and analysis component into its Military Search Service. The new functionality assists servicers and default attorneys in adhering to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) in order to avoid non-compliance, lawsuits and fines.

Four Seasons Recognized for Quality Care Provided to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has been recognized as a Level 2 ‘We Honor Veterans’ partner for its organizational capacity to provide quality care for U.S. military veterans.

Spodak Dental ‘Candy Buy Back’ Program for 2015 Helps Keep Kids Teeth Clean and Supports Troops

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Halloween, Spodak Dental Group wants to help you earn cash for your candy and support our troops. All trick-or-treaters are encouraged to bring their excess unopened and uneaten 2015 Halloween candy to the office and receive $1 per pound (five pound maximum). Candy will be collected through Nov. 14, 2015.