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Wolf Trap Announces The All-New Out & About Festival
VIENNA, Virginia, Jan. 31 -- The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts issued the following news release:

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the Out & About Festival, a celebration of music, nature and pride headlined by multi-Grammy Award winner Brandi Carlile. This family-friendly festival spotlights superstar LGBTQ+ artists and allies, and spans three stages and two days, June 24 and 25, 2023, at America's only National Park for the Performing Arts.

"The Out & About Festival captures the spirit of Wolf Trap-we are a community where music and nature are for all to ... Show Full Article

Wellcome: Statement in Response to the WHO Emergency Committee Meeting on Covid-19
LONDON, England, Jan. 31 (TNStalk) -- Wellcome Trust issued the following statement on Jan. 30, 2023:

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Dr Charlie Weller, Head of Infectious Disease Prevention at Wellcome, responds to the WHO decision not to declare an end to the Public Health Emergency of International Concern for Covid-19.

"The availability of life-saving tests, treatments and vaccines has transformed our response to Covid-19. But three years on from the declaration of a public health emergency of international concern, the enduring failure to ensure equitable access to these tools and the tendency to resort to short-term ... Show Full Article

Survey Demonstrates That Individuals With COPD Seek More Options To Reduce Risks Of Seasonal Respiratory Viral Infections
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 -- The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Foundation issued the following news release:

A survey conducted collaboratively by the COPD Foundation, a not-for-profit organization established to improve the lives of people with COPD, bronchiectasis, and nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease, and ENA Respiratory, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing INNA-051, a first-in-class broad-spectrum antiviral innate immunomodulator for the prophylaxis of respiratory viral infections for populations at risk of complications, found patients were overwhelmingly positive ... Show Full Article

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation: Northwestern Pennsylvania Metal Employees Finally Free from "Representation" of Unpopular Steelworkers Union Bosses
VENANGO, Pennsylvania, Jan. 31 (TNSgov) -- The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation issued the following news release:

With free legal aid from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Kerry Hunsberger and her coworkers at Latrobe Specialty Metals Company have successfully freed themselves from the unwanted "representation" of United Steelworkers (USW) union officials. Hunsberger and her coworkers voted to remove USW officials from their facility in December, following USW officials' claim that no vote should occur because union officials secretly "ratified" a union contract ... Show Full Article

Heritage Expert: Education Choice Scores Another Win with Utah's New Multi-Use Scholarship
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (TNStalk) -- The Heritage Foundation issued the following statement on Jan. 30, 2023:

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Over the weekend, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law the Utah Fits All Act, which will create multi-use scholarships worth roughly $8,000 annually for all K-12 students.

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Jason Bedrick, a research fellow in the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation, made the following statement about this latest education choice law:

"This is a huge win for parents and students in Utah. Utah understands that parents need to have more control over their children's education.

"This ... Show Full Article

Community Foundation Announces $102.8M In 2022 Grants, Welcomes Macomb County Resident Paul Trulik To Board Of Trustees
DETROIT, Michigan, Jan. 31 -- The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan issued the following news release:

Grants supported nonprofit organizations and local governments working to make a positive, permanent impact in our region. At its fourth quarter meeting, the Community Foundation's Board of Trustees approved more than $22 million toward that annual total and elected Paul Trulik as a trustee.

Trulik, a Macomb County resident, brings a wealth of experience in financial management and civic leadership to the Community Foundation board. He founded and grew Apparatus Solutions, which provides ... Show Full Article

CENTRAL NEW YORK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: MORE THAN $1 MILLION DISTRIBUTED TO LOCAL NONPROFITS
SYRACUSE, New York, Jan. 31 -- The Central New York Community Foundation issued the following news release:

The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $974,280 in Community Grants and $159,000 in LeadSafeCNY grants to local nonprofits.

The Central New York Community Foundation recently distributed $974,280 in Community Grants and $159,000 in LeadSafeCNY grants to local nonprofits. The following received funding:

COMMUNITY GRANTS:

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Arts at the Palace - $19,890

Launch Hamilton Creates, a new artist development and incubator studio

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse ... Show Full Article