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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday July 07, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Akron Community Foundation: Tickets Now on Sale for Gay Community Endowment Fund's Annual Meeting
AKRON, Ohio, July 2 -- Akron Community Foundation issued the following news release: Tickets are now available for the Gay Community Endowment Fund's 2019 annual celebration on Thursday, Aug. 1. Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro will serve as the honorary chair of this event, which celebrates the fund's impact in the community and recognizes its most recent grant recipients. The theme of this year's annual meeting is "exhALE: Advancing Lived Equality," and proceeds will support the GCEF Sc  more

American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio: Judge Blocks Ohio's Near Total Abortion Ban
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 3 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio issued the following news release: Today a federal judge temporarily blocked an Ohio law that would have banned abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before most women know they are pregnant. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Ohio, and Planned Parenthood brought this lawsuit on behalf of Preterm-Cleveland and other abortion clinics in the state. Senate Bill 23 was signed by Governor DeWine on Ap  more

American Maritime Partnership: Domestic Maritime Industry Creates 13,850 Jobs, $3.2 Billion in Economic Growth for Ohio
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1 -- The American Maritime Partnership issued the following news release: The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, hosted a press conference earlier today at the Great Lakes Towing Company with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), local business leaders, and maritime advocates and employees to proudly announce new economic benefits of the industry to the state of Ohio and Great Lakes region. According to the findings of a new st  more

Cleveland Clinic Forms New Position of Chief Business Development Officer
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1 -- The Cleveland Clinic issued the following news release: * * * - International healthcare entrepreneur Semih Sen to assume role July 1 Media Contact * * * Cleveland Clinic has named Semih Sen, a healthcare entrepreneur with more than two decades-worth of international healthcare investment and development experience, to its newly created position of Chief Business Development Officer, effective July 1. In this role, Sen, a native of Turkey, will identify, assess,   more

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Kicks Off Plastic Free EcoChallenge
POWELL, Ohio, July 1 -- The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium issued the following news release: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is proud to collaborate with the Calgary Zoo and EcoChallenge.org in leading the second Plastic Free EcoChallenge, taking place from July 1-31 among participating zoos and aquariums in North America to encourage reducing the use of single-use plastic. This year's challenge has grown from last year's internal initiative for zoo and aquarium employees to now encourage the public  more

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Lab Exec Timothy Collins to Head Walsh University
LAUREL, Maryland, July 1 -- The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory issued the following news release: Timothy J. Collins, chief government relations officer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, has been named president of Walsh University. Collins heads to Walsh, a Catholic university based in North Canton, Ohio, after holding a range of executive leadership positions at APL. He joined the Laboratory in 2005, leading the Precision Eng  more

Journal of School Health Issues 9 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 4 -- The Journal of School Health, a peer-reviewed journal from the American School Health Association that says it features health and well-being of school-aged youth, published nine research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * Accuracy of School Staff-Measured Height and Weight Used for Body Mass Index Screening and Reporting * An Evaluation of an Unstructured and Structured Approach to Increasing Recess Physical Activity * Evaluation of Edu  more

Judge Blocks Ohio's Near Total Abortion Ban in ACLU Case
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 3 -- The American Civil Liberties Union, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the U.S., issued the following news release: A federal judge temporarily blocked an Ohio law today that would have banned abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before most women know they are pregnant. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Ohio, and Planned Parenthood brough  more

Public Library Association Announces Changes to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, Illinois, June 29 -- The Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association, issued the following news release: The Public Library Association's (PLA) Board meeting on June 22 officially marked the end of the 2018-2019 service year, which brought several important changes to the composition of the PLA Board of Directors. Richard Kong of Skokie (Ill.) Public Library, Pam Sandlian Smith of Anythink Libraries (Adams County, Colo.), and Tracy Strobel of Cuyahoga Co  more

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Visit With a Reds Mascot at the Library During Summer Adventure
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 1 -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County issued the following news release: Summer Adventure may be in the seventh inning stretch, but there's still time to have plenty of fun and win prizes. During Sports Week, fans of all ages are invited to visit with Gapper or Rosie Red at select branches of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. * Gapper -- 2 p.m. Monday, July 22, College Hill Branch * Gapper -- 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, North Central  more