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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 57 items )  

12TH JNC Circuit Court Judicial Vacancy From Passage of HB 5011
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Sept. 3 -- The Florida Judicial Nomination Commission issued the following news release: On Aug. 29, the 12th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission interviewed eight applicants for the 12th Judicial Circuit Court seat created by the passing of House Bill 5011. After thorough interviews, consideration and deliberation, the 12th Circuit JNC announces that the following three applicants' names have been submitted to Gov. Ron DeSantis for consideration for appointme  more

2019 College Football Hall of Fame Profile: Coach Joe Taylor
IRVING, Texas, Sept. 6 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release: Coach Joe Taylor will be officially inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame during the 62nd NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 10 in New York City. Joe Taylor7607 Head Coach: 233-96-4 (70.6%) Howard University (1983) Virginia Union University (1984-91) Hampton University (1992-2007) Florida A&M University (2008-12) * Ranks in the FCS Top-10 for coaching winning per  more

350.org Issues Statement on Hurricane Dorian
MIAMI, Florida, Sept. 3 -- The 350.org issued the following statement by Executive Director May Boeve: * * * - Communities Need Immediate and Long-Term Support for Climate Disasters * * * On Sunday evening, Hurricane Dorian landed in the Bahamas, continuing to hurtle towards Florida. Thousands have been evacuated, but many more are staying through Dorian, limited in resources and ability to leave the impacted regions. The storm passed over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with less damage,  more

AAU Track and Field to Host New Southwest Indoor Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center
ORLANDO, Florida, Sept. 5 -- The Amateur Athletic Union issued the following news: The AAU continues to expand and adapt to give athletes the best experience possible. AAU Track and Field recently hosted the largest track and field event in the history of AAU during the AAU Junior Olympic Games, boasting over 13,000 competitors. In the ever-growing sport, the AAU will be introducing its newest competition the Southwest Indoor Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, Ne  more

Adrian Dominican Sisters Celebrate U.S. Citizenship of Sister Margarita Ruiz, OP
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Sept. 3 -- Adrian Dominican Sisters issued the following news: A delegation of five Adrian Dominican Sisters and one Associate accompanied Sister Margarita Ruiz, OP, to her Naturalization Ceremony, conducted August 22, 2019, by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. As the group arrived at the site of the Naturalization Ceremony in West Palm Beach, Florida, Sister Mary Ann Caulfield, OP, Chapter Prioress, wrapped Sister Margarita in a red scarf sent with love by   more

American Journal of Legal History Issues 5 Research Articles in June 2019 Edition
OXFORD, England, Sept. 2 -- The American Journal of Legal History published five research articles on the following topics in its June 2019 edition: * 'Africa Needs Many Lawyers Trained for the Need of their Peoples': Struggles over Legal Education in Kwame Nkrumah's Ghana * "Full Justice May Be Done Them": The Case of Bill, Charles, Jupiter, Randolph, et al. v. William A. Carr in a Florida Freedmen's Bureau Court * Fraud and Dishonesty in King's Bench and Star Chamber * Justice under Admini  more

American National Standards Institute: Standards Support Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery as Hurricane Dorian Moves From Bahamas to Florida
NEW YORK, Sept. 3 -- The American National Standards Institute issued the following news release: As rescue and recovery efforts from Hurricane Dorian get underway in the Bahamas, residents and businesses in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina are bracing for impact as the category 2 storm nears the Florida coastline. While hurricanes and other natural disasters can't be controlled, voluntary consensus standards can help to mitigate damage and support effective emergency response and cleanup   more

American Water Works Association Issues Statement on Impact by Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas
DENVER, Colorado, Sept. 4 -- The American Water Works Association issued the following statement: "The American Water Works Association extends its sympathy to all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and its concern for all those in harm's way on the southeast coast of the United States. "AWWA stands in solidarity with the committed water professionals who will work tirelessly in difficult conditions to maintain and restore water and wastewater services throughout this event. "A  more

Association for Psychological Science: Beliefs About Uncommitted Sex May Put Marriages at Risk
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- The Association for Psychological Science issued the following news: An individual's premarital views about uncommitted sex may make it more difficult to remain blissfully married, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research outlines several factors that can contribute to a marriage's long-term happiness or dissolution, including one big red flag: An individual's behaviors and attitudes abo  more

CLIA Acts to Protect Travel Agents' Interest in California
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, Sept. 3 -- The Cruise Lines International Association issued the following news release: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has been working with the California state legislature to amend Assembly Bill 5, "The Opportunity to Work Act," to protect the Independent Contractor (IC) option for the more than 26,000 CLIA travel agents in California. Assembly Bill 5 would codify the California court decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Lo  more

College of American Pathologists: Emily Volk, MD, MBA, FCAP, Voted President-Elect of the College of American Pathologists
NORTHFIELD, Illinois, Sept. 4 -- The College of American Pathologists issued the following news release: * * * - Dr. Volk eager to lead the CAP through a time of change in health care * * * Emily E. Volk, MD, MBA, FCAP, was elected by the Fellows of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as president-elect. Dr. Volk will assume her role September 21 at the CAP19 annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, after which she will continue to serve on the organization's Board of Governors and take ad  more

Destin Chamber of Commerce: Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Battle Beauties Fashion - 'We Sacrifice. We Slay.'
DESTIN, Florida, Sept. 6 -- The Destin Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release: On Sept. 5, Battle Beauties Fashion celebrated a ribbon cutting with a Destin Chamber. Battle Beauties Fashion, founded by Chassity Jackson, is a unique brand for curvy military women with a community-centric focus. As an Air Force veteran who struggled with homelessness, Jackson uses her talent and the fashion platform to highlight the struggles of homeless veterans and give back to that community.   more

Discover The Palm Beaches Reopen Hospitality, Attraction and Transportation Services After Hurricane Dorian
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Sept. 5 -- Discover The Palm Beaches, formerly the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau, issued the following news release: * * * - Businesses Resume Normal Operations Within 48 Hours of the Storm * * * Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the official tourism marketing corporation for Palm Beach County, is pleased to report that America's First Resort Destination(R) weathered the storm with minimal impacts and is quickly regaining normalcy within 48 hours   more

Enterprise Florida: Registration Is Open for Export Sales Mission to Colombia
CORAL GABLES, Florida, Sept. 6 -- Enterprise Florida issued the following news release: Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) will lead a delegation of small and mid-sized Florida businesses on an export sales mission to Bogota, Colombia from November 18-21. Registration opened May 1. "Colombia is a growing market within Latin America and presents tremendous opportunities for Florida exporters," said Manny Mencia, senior vice president of international trade and development for EFI. "This trade missi  more

EVENT Oct. 10-12, 2019: American Nurses Association Schedules National Magnet Conference
SILVER SPRING, Maryland, Aug. 30 -- The American Nurses Association will host the National Magnet Conference at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, Oct. 10-12: Agenda and Presenters: Strategic Quality Structure Impacts Engagement and Outcomes Presenters: Lindsy Broome; Isa Baruah It is crucial for bedside providers to lead improvement efforts. An innovative nursing leadership structure was created to enhance quality improvement and nursing practice. * * * Taking Care of   more

EVENT Oct. 13-16, 2019: American Health Care Association Schedules 70th Convention & Expo
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 -- The American Health Care Association will host its 70th Convention and Expo at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, Oct. 13-16: Agenda and Speakers include: Superhero Leadership - How Everyday People Can Have an Extraordinary Impact Leadership starts with the ability to look at every challenge--and even at mundane tasks--as an opportunity to make a positive impact. Brett Culp shares powerful stories from his filmmaking adventures of ordinary people who  more

EVENT Oct. 14-16, 2019: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International Schedules Europe, Middle East & Africa Annual Conference
TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 30 -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International will host an Europe, Middle East, and Africa Annual Conference at the Hotel Hilton and Convention Center, Krakow, Poland, Oct. 14-16: Agenda and speakers: What's New in DataDirect? Speakers: Jeanine Romano, Director, Business Education Data, Benchmarking, and Analysis, AACSB International; Olga Sholderer, Senior Associate, Research and Data Services, AACSB International * * * Vision 2030: Busi  more

EVENT Oct. 16-19, 2019: National Creditors Bar Association Schedules Fall Conference
UNIVERSITY PARK, Florida, Aug. 31 -- The National Creditors Bar Association will host its Fall Conference at the Marriott Marquis, Washington, Oct. 16-19: Agenda and speakers: Debt Collection Litigation in the Supreme Court This session will survey Supreme Court jurisprudence on collection law. Even before the passage of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, debt collection cases were decided by the Supreme Court. The impact of these rulings changed many of the former rules and procedures i  more

EVENT Oct. 21-23, 2019: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International Schedules Asia Pacific Annual Conference
TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 30 -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International will host an Asia Pacific Annual Conference at the Hotel Millennium Hilton, Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 21-23: Agenda and speakers: Increasing Government & Industry Research Funding for Business Speakers: Atish Chattopadhyay, Director & Professor, IFIM Business School; Kar Yan Tam, Dean, School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology * * * Data Direct Informatio  more

EVENT Oct. 22-25, 2019: Florida Bankers Association Schedules 15th Annual Bank Secrecy Act/Anti Money Laundering School
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 28 -- Florida Bankers Association will host the 15th Annual Bank Secrecy Act/Anti Money Laundering School at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center, Orlando, Florida, Oct. 22-25: Agenda and Speakers: Just What Is My Job? Speaker: Kristen Stogniew - Shareholder, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund * * * What Should I Be Looking For And Why? Speaker: Silvia Garcia Maggio, Deputy General Counsel, Compliance Alliance Inc. * * * Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire Speaker: Traci B  more

EVENT Oct. 23-24, 2019: Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Schedules 7th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference
MIAMI, Florida, Sept. 2 -- The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists will host its 7th Annual AML and Financial Crime Conference at the Marriott Downtown, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Oct. 23-24: Agenda and Speakers include: Digital Developments Managing the Risks of Cryptocurrencies and Prepaid Payment Products in Today's AML Regime - Grasping the definitions of virtual currency and prepaid payment products in Canada's banking system under the recent PCMLTFA amendment - Tr  more

EVENT Oct. 3-5, 2019: American Accounting Association Schedules 2019 Accounting Behavior and Organizations Research Conference
SARASOTA, Florida, Aug. 27 -- The American Accounting Association will host the 2019 Accounting Behavior and Organizations Research Conference at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 3-5: Keynote Speaker: What Makes an Accounting Experiment Successful? Speaker: Bob Libby, Cornell University * * * Agenda: Things you should be Thinking About (But Probably Aren't) Speakers: Willie Choi, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jessen Hobson, University of Illinois at Urbana  more

EVENT Oct. 3-5, 2019: American Accounting Association Schedules 2019 Impact the Future - A Conference About the Changing World of Accounting
SARASOTA, Florida, Aug. 27 -- The American Accounting Association will host 2019 Impact the Future: A Conference about the Changing World of Accounting, New York, Oct. 3-5: Agenda and Speakers: Impact the Future: Financial Reporting Speaker: Christine Botosan, Board Member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board * * * Impact the Future: Paradigm Shifts in Accounting Technology Speaker: Griffin Anderson, Serial Entrepreneur * * * Level Up Your Teaching Effectiveness with Technology S  more

EVENT Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2019: Association of Community Cancer Centers Schedules National Oncology Conference
ROCKVILLE, Maryland, Sept. 2 -- The Association of Community Cancer Centers will host the National Oncology Conference at the Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Florida, Oct. 30-Nov. 1: Agenda and Speakers: No More Team Drama: Ending the Gossip, Cliques, and Other Crap that Can Damage the Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Teams Speaker: Joe Mull, MEd, CSP Gossip. Infighting. Complaints. Cliques. Drama is what occurs when team members aren't given the tools or support they need to rise above stress, s  more

FFRF Awards $20,850 to 2019 Students of Color Essay Winners
MADISON, Wisconsin, Sept. 4 -- The Freedom From Religion Foundation issued the following news release: The Freedom From Religion Foundation is proud to announce the 30 winners of the 2019 David Hudak Memorial Students of Color Essay Competition for College Students. FFRF has paid out a record total of $20,850 in award money for this contest this year. FFRF thanks Dean and Dorea Schramm of Florida for providing a $100 bonus to students who are members of a secular student club or the Secular St  more

Fifth Candidate Supports Term Limits on Congress in Florida CD-21 Race
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate of Florida, Liz Felton (district 21), for signing the term limits on Congress pledge. Previously, candidates Victor Garcia da Rosa, Michael Bluemling, Aaron Scanlan, and Christian Acosta also signed the pledge. U.S. Term Limits has the support of nearly 70 pledge signers in Co  more

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce: Fearless & Focused Luncheon Sept 11th
PALM COAST, Florida, Sept. 5 -- The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release: The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce and Professional Women's Council are pleased to announce private investigator Sheila Wysocki will be the guest speaker for the September 11th Fearless & Focused Woman in Business luncheon. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 55 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast, FL. Sheila Wysocki, a mom turned privat  more

Flagler County Chamber of Commerce: Flagler Health Department Resumes Operations
BUNNELL, Florida, Sept. 5 -- The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release: The Florida Department of Health in Flagler County will reopen for services on Thursday, September 5. The department had closed on Friday, August 30, 2019 for Hurricane Dorian response and special needs shelter operation at Rymfire Elementary School. At the peak of the storm, the department hosted 120 special needs individuals and 48 caregivers, with assistance from 50 staff members and more   more

Florida Bar: Citizens Advisory Committee Welcomes Five New Members From Alachua, Broward, Lee, Orange and Santa Rosa Counties
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Sept. 4 -- The Florida Bar issued the following news release: The Florida Bar added five new members to its Citizens Advisory Committee, an advisory group of 12 citizens with varied interests and backgrounds who provide two-way communication between the state's major citizen constituencies and the Bar's Board of Governors. The committee also helps to inform and educate the public about significant legal-justice issues. The new citizen members, appointed by President John M  more

Florida Sports Foundation and International Sports Convention (ISC) Announce Collaboration
LONDON, Sept. 4 -- The Florida Sports Foundation issued the following news release: The Florida Sports Foundation and International Sports Convention (ISC) is pleased to announce a global partnership in relation to the International Sports Convention in London 2020. The venue for The International Sports Convention 2020 is the new world-class sports and entertainment destination of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The ISC 2020 dates are June 17-18, 2020, coinciding with the 2nd week of UEFA EURO 202  more

Food for the Poor: Bahamas Needs Our Help
COCONUT CREEK, Florida, Sept. 2 -- Food for the Poor issued the following news release: * * * - Food For The Poor Is Responding to an Urgent Need for Aid to Our Neighbor the Bahamas, Which Has Been Devastated by Hurricane Dorian. * * * Food For The Poor is responding to an urgent need for aid to our neighbor the Bahamas, which has been devastated by Hurricane Dorian. The charity will respond with partners Sandals Foundation and the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida to identify greatest   more

GIS Leadership Academy: Popular URISA Program to Be Offered Three Times in 2020
DES PLAINES, Illinois, Sept. 4 -- The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association issued the following news release: With one more GIS Leadership Academy in 2019 (Phoenix, Arizona - October 21-25, 2019), URISA is pleased to announce that the program will be offered three times in 2020: * Minneapolis, Minnesota - June 8-12, 2020 * Portland, Oregon - August 17-21, 2020 * St. Petersburg, Florida - November 9-13, 2020 The URISA GIS Leadership Academy has enjoyed steady and enthusiastic p  more

Humane Society of United States Coordinates Evacuation of Adoptable Dogs and Cats to Safe Haven as Hurricane Dorian Looms
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 -- The Humane Society of the United States issued the following news release: As Hurricane Dorian threatens the East Coast, the Humane Society of the United States coordinated an evacuation of approximately 80 animals out of three Florida animal shelters. Today, a rescue flight funded and coordinated by the HSUS departed from Jacksonville with cats and mostly large-breed dogs who were up for adoption at Nassau Humane Society, Jacksonville Animal Protective Services and St. J  more

Indiana's Electric Cooperatives to Assist in Hurricane Dorian Recovery
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 2 -- The Indiana Electric Cooperatives issued the following news release: Indiana's electric cooperatives are sending crews and equipment to assist in the Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. The storm is expected to create widespread property and infrastructure damage throughout Florida and the southeastern part of the country. Sixteen lineworkers from six of Indiana's electric cooperatives will leave from Clark County REMC Monday, Sept. 2, to assist Central Florida  more

Institute for Policy Innovation: Drug Importation Is About Politics, Not Safety
DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 4 -- The Institute for Policy Innovation issued the following news release: The revived effort to legalize the importation of prescription drugs has bipartisan support, but the practice remains just as dangerous as ever, since the lawmakers who hope to benefit from the scheme's political expediency simply cannot guarantee the safety of imported drugs. In a new Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) publication, "Drug Importation Is About Politics, Not Safety," IPI resident   more

Magical Orlando Opportunity for Pediatric Patients and Families During NHPCO's 2019 Interdisciplinary Conference
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Sept. 5 -- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization issued the following news release: In conjunction with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's 2019 Interdisciplinary Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, fundraising affiliate National Hospice Foundation (NHF) is partnering with Give Kids the World Village to provide a special experience to a limited number of pediatric hospice or palliative care p  more

National Black Justice Coalition Issues Statement on Murdered Transgender Teens
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The National Black Justice Coalition issued the following statement by Executive Director David Johns: Bailey Reeves, at 17-years-young, and Bee Love, at only 18, became the 17th and 18th trans people murdered in the United States this year. Bailey, a trans woman of color, was found dead in Baltimore, Maryland, over Labor Day weekend. Bee, a Black trans woman, was found with her hands tied, shot and burned to death in her car in Clewiston, Florida. Too many trans women,   more

Shop! Environments Association: Asia-Pacific Demand Up for Focus-boosting Products
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 5 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Today's knowledge economy is driving consumers in Asia-Pacific to over-index on mental work, according to market intelligence agency Mintel. As such, Mintel is witnessing a growing awareness of and desire for products and services that support consumers with focus, attention, and mood elevation, especially as mental states are more and more inextricably linked to performance. In a new thought piece, Poweri  more

Shop! Environments Association: CV Sciences Partners With The Vitamin Shoppe
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 3 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: CV Sciences' expansion broadens distribution and availability of a broad assortment of the Company's best-selling PlusCBD Oil products. Distribution across The Vitamin Shoppe's national footprint includes both topical products, such as PlusCBD Oil Extra Strength Balm and recently launched PlusCBD Oil Roll-On, as well as PlusCBD Oil full spectrum hemp extracts including Gold Formula Softgels, Gold Formula Dr  more

Shop! Environments Association: Drytac Wins 5 SGIA Awards
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 4 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Drytac has been recognized for its adhesive material innovations in five categories at the SGIA 2019 Product of the Year competition--exceeding last year's win of two awards. The awards have been announced ahead of PRINTING United, the newest event from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). Taking place in Dallas Oct. 23 to 25, 2019, the show covers the gamut of printing technologies and will f  more

Shop! Environments Association: GSP VP Named HR Professional of the Year
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 4 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: GSP, a leading provider of retail services and solutions, has announced that its VP of HR, Donna Manion, SHRM-SCP, was named 2019 HR Professional of the Year by the HR Florida State Council. The HR Florida State Council, a premier resource for HR best practices in the state of Florida, annually recognizes a human resources leader who has advanced the profession in a significant way. Individuals nominated f  more

Shop! Environments Association: IdX Celebrates 20th Anniversary
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 5 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: idX Corp., the global solution provider for consumer environment design, manufacturing, rollout, and installation, is celebrating 20 years in business. idX was incorporated on Aug. 18, 1999, created through the merger of several long-standing retail fixture companies. In its first days, idX was strictly a fixture manufacturer. Over the years, the company has evolved by adding a dynamic mix of new services  more

Shop! Environments Association: India Relaxes FDI Rules for Retail
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 5 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: For single-brand retailers, India just became a more promising possibility for expansion. The Ministry of Commerce of India has announced a slew of relaxations on single-brand retail's foreign direct investments. The new FDI norms can be seen as an effort by the government to encourage investments and create employment opportunities over the next five years, notes GlobalData, a data and analytics company.   more

Shop! Environments Association: LSI Industries Names Two New Employees
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 3 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: LSI Industries, a U.S.-based manufacturer of outdoor and indoor lighting and graphics for commercial, industrial, and multisite retail applications, has named a new national accounts sales manager. Erin Nichols will fill the role. Nichols will work with distributors to expand lighting product sales, manage customer satisfaction, and provide the first-class service upon which LSI is built. In addition, Nicho  more

Shop! Environments Association: Shawmut Celebrates PUMA's Fifth Ave Flagship
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 4 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Shawmut Design and Construction, a $1.4 billion national construction management firm, celebrates the grand opening of PUMA's Fifth Ave flagship, its first brick-and-mortar location in New York. Members of Shawmut's retail team were on hand to commemorate the opening at a special VIP experience this week. "We were excited to be chosen as part of the very skilled team that brought PUMA's vision for its fla  more

Shop! Environments Association: SLD Grows Presence, Adds NY to Global Roster
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 4 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Powerhouse brand and retail design agency Shikatani Lacroix Design (SLD) has named senior brand development leader Janice Jaworski as VP/managing director for SLD NYC. With offices in Toronto and Shanghai, SLD NYC is the latest location in the agency's growing global roster. "By expanding into New York, SLD is strengthening our ability to focus on the areas of our business with the biggest growth opportun  more

Shop! Environments Association: Workable Strategies Reinvent Mall Retail Space
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 3 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Shopping center owners must make their space more flexible to react timely to store closures and slow declining rental income, says data and analytics company GlobalData. Results from Intu, Hammerson and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield were disappointing, primarily attributed to the high number of company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) and administrations in recent months. Following these results, many key retail  more

Tennessee Co-Ops Respond to Hurricane Dorian
NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Sept. 3 -- The Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association issued the following news: While most Tennesseans enjoyed a long Labor Day weekend, several lineworkers from Tennessee's electric co-ops were heading to Georgia and North Carolina to assist with Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. Twenty-two lineworkers - ten from Southwest Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation in Brownsville and 12 from Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative in South Pittsburg - are traveling to   more

Truckload Carriers Association: 2020 Annual Convention Call for Presenters Now Open
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Sept. 6 -- The Truckload Carriers Association issued the following news: Who better to know what works than you: a dedicated TCA member with truckload knowledge and real-world experience? As such, the Truckload Carriers Association is now calling on you to submit your workshop ideas, and serve as a guide for meaningful discussions in 2020. The truckload industry's premier networking and education event, TCA's 2020 Annual Convention, will be held March 1-3 at the Gaylord P  more

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association: 2019 Women's Leadership Conference Encourages Continuous Leadership Cultivation Along One's Career Path
TUCKER, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association issued the following news release: Professionals fromthe poultry industry recently gathered in Destin, Florida, for USPOULTRY's 2019Women's Leadership Conference. The conference offered information to female professionals for career growth, in addition to discussing best practices for mental health and wellness. Industry leaders shared personal stories of their ladders to success, encouraging the women in attendance to learn from   more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Fiona McFarland for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 5 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State house candidate Fiona McFarland of district 72, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, commen  more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Rep. Chris Latvala for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 4 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State house Rep. Chris Latvala of district 67, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, commented on   more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Rep. Stan McClain for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 4 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State house Rep. Stan McClain of district 23, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, commented on M  more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Rep. Tommy Gregory for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 4 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State house Rep. Tommy Gregory of district 73, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, commented on   more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Senator Joe Gruters for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 4 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State Senator Joe Gruters of district 23, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, commented on Grute  more

United Soccer Coaches Announces College Players of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Sept. 3 -- United Soccer Coaches issued the following news: Two NCAA Division I student-athletes and one from the Junior College ranks have received United Soccer Coaches Player of the Week honors, the association announced on Tuesday. USC junior forward Tara McKeown and Florida Gulf Coast senior midfielder Ryan Medilah have been named the United Soccer Coaches Division I Players of the Week, while Herkimer College sophomore Kristin Purcell has been named Junior College   more

Xplor International Announces 2020 Conference Dates & Location
LUTZ, Florida, Sept. 4 -- Xplor International issued the following news: Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the dates and location for their 2020 annual conference. XPLOR20 will take place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces #XPLOR20 dates of April 14-16, 2020 which will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort (@TWResorts) in St. Pete Beach, FL http://bit.ly/  more