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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.

A Great Casita Maria Experience = 1 Workshop + 1 Performance in 1 Day!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Pregones Theater, is proud to present “We Have Ire,” a free excerpt performance of the multi-disciplinary theater project, on March 9, 2019, 2 – 2:45 p.m. The performance combines spoken word and theater produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke; Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores.

Mira Alto Foundation Presents Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week Feb 11-16

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing ‘Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.’ This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.

Protests to Hit CBS Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

Outvisible Theatre Company Presents Sexy, Seductive Drama in Time for Valentine’s Day

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Outvisible Theatre Company presents David Ives’ award-winning “Venus in Fur” – running February 14 through March 3, 2019. “Venus” is a modern take on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s “Venus in Furs,” an 1870 novella which draws on themes of female dominance.

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.

C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C. Diff Foundation Board of Directors announced today that the 2019 “Above and Beyond” Award will be presented to Rebiotix CEO Lee Jones in Roseville, Minnesota. The award, given to one recipient annually, is given to a person or organization that show extraordinary dedication to C. diff patient safety, advocacy, and overall drive to improve the lives of those impacted by the infection.

Grand Opening of Los Angeles Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit

COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.

Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Launches in USA and Canada on National Handwriting Day 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Cursive is Cool contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.

Golf For Blind, Inc., a registered Florida Corporation, will be dissolved in March, 2019

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla., Jan. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golf For Blind, Inc., a registered Florida Corporation, will be dissolved in March, 2019. The GOLF shot measurement and scoring technology (Advanced Range Performance Measurement Systems) developed by George Nauck, dba. Encore Golf in the mid 90’s, is the basis for Golf For Blind Inc. and its web presence GolfForBlind.org.

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.

TeamSnap Partners with Washington Youth Soccer

BOULDER, Colo. and TUKWILA, Wash., Jan. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with Washington Youth Soccer (WYS), the governing body for all levels of youth soccer in Washington state.

Phenomenology Wins Major Grant for 2019 Theatre Project

FREDERICK, Md., Jan 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today, announced its receipt of a major grant award, presented by Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for its inaugural theatre project in 2019. Phenomenology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, produces dynamic projects across the breadth of performing arts, including theatre, film, television, and more.

Brainy Camps Association Launches ‘Be Gluten Free Family Camp’ for Youth with Celiac Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or ‘BG Free’ for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children’s National Health System.

Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 Year Anniversary, Presents Amputee Cancer Survivor Troy Druppal with DangerMan Hero of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Superhero, culminated his 20th anniversary with the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, held recently at California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles. The momentous occasion acknowledged eight community activists as “DangerMan Heroes.”

CARR Welcomes New Board Member, Ms. Susan Valoff

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to welcome Ms. Susan Valoff as its newest member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Valoff was installed in this role at the organization’s last board meeting on 14 November 2018.

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.

Orlando Moving Company Rescues 68,000 LBS. of Food and Drinks from Ironman Triathlon

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that Ace Relocation Systems of Orlando rescued 68,000 pounds of leftover food and beverages from the IRONMAN Florida triathlon on November 4. The race, which was originally supposed to be held in Panama City Beach, was relocated to Haines City due to the impact of Hurricane Michael.

Cuban Art Show in South Bronx Gallery – We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education in partnership with Pregones Theater are proud to present “We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States.” This exhibition and multi-disciplinary theater project will be produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores, with collaborating Puerto Rican filmmaker and photographer Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

New study by UNC-CH researchers finds that walking while listening to Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning, retention, and mood

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.

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.

It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

Leading Companies to Support C Diff Foundation 6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO, Nov. 8-9, Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome leading companies to the 6th Annual International “C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO,” as they come together to make a global difference. These companies are dedicated to the prevention, diagnostics, treatments, environmental safety products and services focused on C.difficile infections and Healthcare-associated infections and whose role serves great importance in the C.diff. community.

University Kia and Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro Join Forces

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — University Kia and Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro are joining forces to help feed the elderly and homebound in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. With the generous donation of a New 2019 Kia Soul by University Kia, Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro will be able to continue to provide hot, nutritious meals and personal visits to more than 180 recipients who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.

Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.

The Pap Corps Receives $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge by The Yass Family

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Hands-on Science Center Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hands-On Science Center announces “The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits” fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.

Brainy Camps Association Announces Race for Every Child Team to Support Programs for Children with Chronic Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, has announced its participation in the Race for Every Child fundraiser in Washington, D.C. The annual event, scheduled for Oct. 20, 2018, is sponsored by Children’s National Health System and helps to raise funds for the pediatric hospital’s many departments and causes.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year

WILLISTON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 3, 2018, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs’ Founder and CEO Carol Borden was selected as the 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year, at an awards ceremony held in Philadelphia, Pa.

EPIC Acquires Not-For-Profit and Social Services Specialist Total Management Corporation (TMC)

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Total Management Corporation (TMC) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of TMC.

DocMagic Teams with Several Southern California Non-Profit Groups and Organizations in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has donated a shipment of its popular custom-made pink bunny slippers, which will be handed out at a blood drive event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Twenty percent of all donated blood will be given to cancer treatment and research.

Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to “Imagine there’s no hunger,” in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.

Eight Exceptional Charities Selected to Receive 2018 JL Simmons Non-profit PR Grant Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a California-based marketing, branding, entertainment, publishing and technology firm founded in 1983, today announced the eight U.S. 501(c)(3) charities selected for its annual J.L. Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program for 2018/19. With this year’s Grant, each charity will receive up to $2400 in services including PR, marketing and social media promotion.

L.A. Artists and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque’s 50th at Nov. 10 Gala

VENICE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A historic lineup of L.A.’s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center (‘Beyond Baroque’), the city’s legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary “Bohemian Bacchanal” on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter.

MAG Instrument Inc. Continues Lighting the Path to Breast Cancer Awareness

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month, Mag Instrument Inc. (MAG), the company that produces the iconic MAGLITE line of flashlights, is once again partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) to promote awareness of and raise funds to support the work of NBCF. In fact, 2018 will mark a decade that Mag Instrument Inc. has observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated nearly $400,000 to NBCF.

EPIC Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting Nonprofit The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.

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.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation Names Ian Roberts as New Executive Director

NEWBURY, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is pleased to announce that Ian Roberts has been named as Executive Director of the organization. Roberts is returning home to Ohio from Colorado, where he served most recently as Director of Overnight Camps for Avid4 Adventure in Boulder, Colorado.