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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 48 items )  

$1 Million Grant From Bank of America Helps The Nature Conservancy Explore Scaling A Coral Reef Insurance Product In Florida and Hawaii
NEW YORK, Sept. 24 -- The Nature Conservancy issued the following news: * * * - Insurance for Coral Reefs Help Boost Resiliency for Coastal Communities * * * With the first-ever insurance policy for a coral reef in place on the Mesoamerican Reef in Mexico, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), with support from Bank of America, today announced plans to research the expansion of an innovative, nature-based insurance program that expedites the repair of coral reefs after major storms. Today's announc  more

'I'm ME, Not MEAT,' Proclaim Sea Life on New PETA Ads
PENSACOLA, Florida, Sept. 25 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - Ahead of the Pensacola Seafood Festival, Eye-Catching Bus Ads Urge People to See All Animals as Individuals and Go Vegan * * * Just in time for the Pensacola Seafood Festival, PETA has placed ads on local buses showing a fish, a crab, or a lobster declaring, "I'm ME, Not MEAT. See the Individual. Go Vegan." "Just like humans, fish, crabs, and lobsters can feel pain and fear  more

6th Circuit Judicial Nomination Commission Recommendations for Pinellas County Court Judicial Vacancy
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Sept. 28 -- The Florida Judicial Nomination Commission issued the following news release: The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following six names to the governor for his consideration in filling the Pinellas County Court vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Donald Horrox. * Steve Berlin * Evan Frayman * Kelly McKnight * Julie Sercus * Brett Szematowicz * Scott Vieth A list of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Members  more

Agencies Repeal 2015 Clean Water Rule: Definition of 'Waters of the U.S.'
ORLANDO, Florida, Sept. 23 -- The Produce Marketing Association issued the following news release: This week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and the Department of the Army Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced that the agencies would be repealing the 2015 definition of "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act and restoring the regulatory text that existed before the 2015 rule. The agencies have concluded that the rule did not implement th  more

American Counseling Association: Counselor Researchers Contribute to 'Psychotherapy Relationships That Work'
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Sept. 24 -- The American Counseling Association issued the following news: The American Counseling Association is pleased to announce that Florida Atlantic University professors Paul Peluso, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, and Robert Freund, PhD, LMHC, NCC, are the first counselor researchers to provide content for Psychotherapy Relationships that Work, the only comprehensive, evidence-based book on psychotherapy relationships and treatment adaptations. The landmark third edition of the  more

American Society of Echocardiography: There Is Still Time to Register for Echo Florida
DURHAM, North Carolina, Sept. 26 -- The American Society of Echocardiography issued the following news release: ASE's 8th Annual Echo Florida course is a comprehensive review of cardiovascular ultrasound in clinical practice. The course takes place October 13-15, 2019 with a preconference Learning Lab available on October 12, at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts at Walt Disney World(R) in Orlando, FL. Course Director, Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD, FASE, Co-Director, ASE Past President Linda D. Gi  more

Auditing-A Journal of Practice & Theory Issues 10 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
SARASOTA, Florida, Sept. 28 -- Auditing - A Journal of Practice and Theory, from the American Accounting Association, which says it contributes to improving the practice and theory of auditing, published 10 research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * Abnormal Fees and Timely Loss Recognition--A Long-Term Perspective * Affiliated Former Partners on the Audit Committee: Influence on the Auditor-Client Relationship and Audit Quality * Audit Partner Identification and   more

Baptist Health South Florida Named to 2019 Working Mother 100 Best Companies List
MIAMI, Florida, Sept. 24 -- Baptist Health South Florida issued the following news release: Baptist Health South Florida once again has been named one of the 100 Best Companies by Working Mother magazine. Baptist Health has earned a spot on the annual list 27 times and is a member of the Working Mother 100 Best Companies Quarter Century Club, which honors organizations that have received the distinction for 25 years or more. The 100 Best Companies are celebrated for their innovative practices   more

Bergmeyer Establishes West Coast Base in Los Angeles
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 23 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Bergmeyer is bringing its philosophy of creating distinctive user experiences to the West Coast, establishing its official presence in downtown Los Angeles. "Our company culture is founded on innovation, entrepreneurship, and an open-minded approach; principles that cutting-edge West Coast cities, like Los Angeles, embody," notes president Mike Davis, FAIA, LEED AP. "Putting down roots in downtown LA allow  more

CEA and FL Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Host Energy Affordability Event for Families and Small Businesses
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 25 -- Consumer Energy Alliance issued the following news release: Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the nation's leading energy advocate for families and small businesses, the Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Policy Group today held an interactive discussion with members of the Florida business community and families about how energy policies affect their bottom line. "Consumer Energy Alliance has long advocated for all-of-the-above energy policy to ens  more

Center for Biological Diversity: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Refusal to Protect Florida Lizard
MIAMI, Florida, Sept. 23 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: * * * - Florida Keys Mole Skink Is Threatened by Climate Crisis * * * The Center for Biological Diversity sued Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying protection to the Florida Keys mole skink under the Endangered Species Act. Climate change and rising seas are projected to inundate half the lizard's coastal habitat on the Florida Keys by 206  more

College of American Pathologists Foundation Honors Houston Pathologist for Pioneering Free Cancer Screening
ORLANDO, Florida, Sept. 23 -- The College of American Pathologists issued the following news release, dated Sept. 21: * * * - Dr. Dina Mody Focuses on Latina Women With Limited Access to Health Care * * * A Houston pathologist has been recognized for her pioneering work in providing free cancer screening for Latina women who don't have access to the health care system. The College of American Pathologists Foundation honored Dina R. Mody, MD, FCAP, with the 2019 Herbek Humanitarian Award. D  more

Committee to Protect Journalists: Haitian Senator Opens Fire, Injuring AP Photographer Chery Dieu-Nalio
MIAMI, Florida, Sept. 24 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following news: Haitian authorities should immediately undertake a swift and credible investigation into the shooting of journalist Chery Dieu-Nalio and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday, Senator Jean Marie Ralph Fethiere fired a pistol into a crowd of demonstrators near the Senate building in Port-au-Prince, the capital, hitting Dieu-Nalio, an Associated Pres  more

Destin Chamber of Commerce: Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Yuga Sushi and Sake House
DESTIN, Florida, Sept. 23 -- The Destin Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release: On Sept. 19, Yuga Sushi and Sake House celebrated a ribbon cutting with a Destin Chamber. Yuga Sushi and Sake House, formerly Simply Sushi, is proud to continue providing you the same delicious sushi you came to love at the new location near the fountain and playground area of Destin Commons. Executive Chef Sayam Junlakan, a native of Panama City Beach, is the mastermind behind the incredible offeri  more

Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast: GrowFL Announces 2019 'Florida Companies to Watch' Finalists
SPACE COAST, Florida, Sept. 26 -- The Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast issued the following news release: * * * - Entrepreneurial styles, corporate cultures give these second-stage companies competitive advantages * * * The Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast (EDC) and GrowFL are pleased to announce that five Brevard County companies were selected from more than 500 nominees for Florida Companies to Watch, a statewide program managed by economic d  more

Environment Florida Issues Statement on Special Report on Ocean & Cryosphere in Changing Climate
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, Sept. 26 -- Environment Florida issued the following statement by federal advocate Jenna Stevens: * * * - Climate change is heating global waters to unsustainable temperatures * * * The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is releasing a report called Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) on Wednesday, detailing the scientific consensus on how global warming is impacting our oceans and our cryosphere, the frozen  more

Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry Journal Issues 22 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
PENSACOLA, Florida, Sept. 25 -- Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, a journal from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, published 22 research articles on the following topics in its October 2019 edition: * Approach for Using In Vitro and In Silico Data to Identify Pharmaceuticals with Potential (Anti-)Estrogenic Activity in Aquatic Vertebrates at Environmentally Relevant Concentrations * Bioaccumulation in Functionally Different Species: Ongoing Input of PCBs with Sedimen  more

EVENT Nov. 1-2, 2019: American Accounting Association Schedules Management Accounting Section Conference
SARASOTA, Florida, Sept. 25 -- The American Accounting Association will host a Management Accounting Section/Institute of Management Accountants Teaching Case Conference at the Hyatt Place, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 1-2: Agenda and speakers include: Case Method Teaching Speaker: Luann Lynch, University of Virginia * * * Red River Lodge Speaker: James Hesford, University of Lethbridge * * * Small Businesses and Trust: A Payroll Embezzlement Case Speaker: Tina Rolling, Alma College * *   more

EVENT Nov. 8-9, 2019: American Accounting Association Schedules Teaching, Learning & Curriculum Section Midyear Colloquium
SARASOTA, Florida, Sept. 25 -- The American Accounting Association will host a Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Midyear Colloquium at the Grand Hyatt Bay, Tampa, Florida, Nov. 8-9: Agenda and speakers include: An Article Reviewing Exercise to Inform Your Own Manuscript Development...A Hands-on Activity Description: Become a better author through this hands-on session. Attendees will participate in reviewer best practices to inform their own manuscript development. Enhance your unders  more

EVENT Oct. 17-19, 2019: American Accounting Association Schedules Midwest Region Meeting
SARASOTA, Florida, Sept. 25 -- The American Accounting Association will host its Midwest Region Meeting at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 17-19: Agenda and speakers include: Cognitive Bias and the Design Thinking Approach Speaker: Edward Moran, KPMG LLP * * * Defining Data and Analytics Skillsets and Identifying Learning Objectives Speaker: Ann C. Dzuranin, Northern Illinois University * * * What's Your Issue? An Auditing Interview with Purpose Speaker: L. Wayne Hoove  more

EVENT Oct. 29-30, 2019: Air & Waste Management Association Schedules 55th Annual Conference & Exhibition
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Sept. 25 -- The Air and Waste Management Association Florida Section will host its 55th Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Oct. 29-30: Keynote Speaker: Dr. Julia Nesheiwat, Florida's Chief Resilience Officer * * * Agenda and speakers include: FDEP Leadership Roundtable This session features Florida Department of Environmental Protection leadership in a roundtable discussion covering the latest agency initiatives   more

Everytown for Gun Safety: Appeals Court Upholds Florida's Red Flag Law, Rejecting Constitutional Challenge
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Sept. 26 -- Everytown for Gun Safety issued the following news release: * * * - Red Flag Laws Have Already Saved Lives in Florida, Maryland and Beyond * * * Everytown for Gun Safety, the country's largest gun violence prevention organization, applauded today's ruling by Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal rejecting a constitutional challenge to Florida's red flag law. "The unanimous decision strongly confirms that red flag laws serve a vital public safety purpose a  more

Florida Bar: Supreme Court Disciplines 15 Attorneys
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Sept. 26 -- The Florida Bar issued the following news release: The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 15 attorneys, disbarring four, revoking the licenses of seven, suspending three and reprimanding one. One attorney was also ordered to pay restitution. Disciplinary revocation is tantamount to disbarment. As an official arm of the Florida Supreme Court, Th  more

Florida Realtor Magazine Wins Top Awards
ORLANDO, Florida, Sept. 23 -- Florida Realtors issued the following news release: Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors(R), recently won seven awards in the 2019 Florida Magazine Association's (FMA) competition. Under design excellence, Florida Realtor won two Charlie Awards, the competition's top honor or gold standard, for Best Photo Illustration (100 Rich Niches, August 2018) in the Association category and for Best D  more

Four Students Named Winners of National Association for Music Education 2019 Student Composers Competition
RESTON, Virginia, Sept. 23 -- The National Association for Music Education issued the following news release: The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Student Composers Competition spotlights original music written by student composers. Students in elementary school, secondary school, college, and graduate school are eligible to submit compositions, which may also be submitted for specific chamber instrumentation and may be eligible for performance at the Young Composers Concert tak  more

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Oracle Corporation Announce Scholarship Recipients
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 26 -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities issued the following news release: The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and the Oracle Corporation have announced two students from HACU-member institutions will receive scholarships for 2019-20 school year. The recipients of the Oracle scholarship awards of $2,125 each are: * Florida International University - Mariella Alejandra Massuh * Saint Xavier University - John Calaunan The Oracle   more

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering Introduces Enhanced Online Community for Global Pharmaceutical Professionals
TAMPA, Florida, Sept. 26 -- The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering issued the following news release: ISPE contributes to the advancement of pharmaceutical science by connecting professionals worldwide through this interactive online forum that covers a variety of topics like biotechnology, critical utilities, commissioning and qualification (C&Q), GAMP(R), and more. Pharmaceutical professionals can evaluate industry trends, manage challenges, and contribute knowledge to glob  more

Journal of Hydrologic Engineering Issues 7 Research Articles in November 2019 Edition
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- The Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, a journal that disseminates information on the development of new hydrologic methods, theories and applications to current engineering problems from the American Society of Civil Engineers, published seven research articles on the following topics in its November 2019 edition: * Accounting for Tropical Cyclones in Extreme Rainfall Distributions in Florida * Bayesian Update of Hydrometeorological Probable Maximum Precipitation * Ca  more

Journal of Religion & Health Issues 26 Research Articles in October 2019 Edition
CHAM, Switzerland, Sept. 25 -- The Journal of Religion and Health, a journal that says it explores modes of religious and spiritual thought with emphasis on their relevance to current medical and psychological research, published 26 research articles, including the following topics, in its October 2019 edition: * 'Spirituality' in Health Studies: Competing Spiritualities and the Elevated Status of Mindfulness * "Not in My House": Perspectives on HIV/AIDS of Afro-Caribbean Adolescents Living in  more

Miami Cancer Institute Names Yuliya Linhares, M.D., Chief of Lymphoma Services
MIAMI, Florida, Sept. 23 -- Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, issued the following news release: Medical oncologist and clinical researcher Yuliya Linhares, M.D., has been named Chief of the Lymphoma Service at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, the state's only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance. Dr. Linhares specializes in the comprehensive treatment of lymphoma, including expertise in both autologous and allogeneic stem c  more

Millennials Choose 4Life
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 28 -- 4Life Research issued the following news release: More than 500 millennials gathered to represent their generation during 4Life's International Convention in Orlando, Florida. Director of Marketing and Sales Initiatives Dana Fortune: "I know why 4Life is attractive to millennials because I am a millennial. We care more about causes than self-interest, more about freedom than ownership, and more about self-empowerment than conventional forms of security." Mill  more

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Announces More Than $1 Million in Grants to Reduce Derelict Fishing Gear Along U.S. Coastlines
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation issued the following news release: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced ten grants totaling $1,157,788 to reduce derelict fishing gear - lost, abandoned or discarded in the marine environment - in targeted U.S. coastal waters. The ten grants will support the removal and disposal of an estimated 330,000 pounds of derelict gear from the coastal waters of California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maine,  more

National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame: 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Profile - Lorenzo White
IRVING, Texas, Sept. 27 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release: Lorenzo White can remember his first big game and all the responsibilities that came with it -- namely, postgame media duties. A Fort Lauderdale, Florida, native who was a long way from home while in East Lansing, White entered Michigan State as a shy freshman, a rookie whose play spoke much louder than his words. "After a game I was supposed go in the media room," White said  more

National Glass Association Announces Board Leadership for 2019-2020
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- The National Glass Association issued the following news release: NGA is pleased to announce its board leadership for the 2019-2020 term. At its meeting at GlassBuild America in Atlanta last week, the NGA board of directors welcomed Chris Bole, Pikes Peak Glass Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, as chair for the upcoming term. Cathie Saroka, Goldray Glass, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, was voted in as chair-elect. Doug Schilling, Schilling Inc., Galion, Ohio continues as tr  more

Nemours Children's Health System Again Honored With Top National Award Among Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, Sept. 26 -- Nemours Children's Health System issued the following news release: For the second year in a row, Nemours Children's Health System has been recognized for providing one of the country's best workforce health and employee well-being programs. The National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a nonprofit association consisting of more than 440 of the largest employers in the U.S., honored Nemours with the 2019 Excellence in Health and Well-Being platinum award for   more

Ocean Conservancy Issues Statement on Passage of South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The Ocean Conservancy issued the following statement by Director of Government Relations Jeff Watters in response to passage of the South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act (H.R. 335) to direct the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia to assess potential approaches to reduce harmful algal blooms in South Florida and submit a plan, based on that assessment, for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms in the region: "Passage of this   more

Patrick E. T. Godbey, MD, FCAP, Inaugurated President of College of American Pathologists
ORLANDO, Florida, Sept. 23 -- The College of American Pathologists issued the following news release, dated Sept. 21: In a ceremony at the College of American Pathologists' (CAP) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, Patrick E. T. Godbey, MD, FCAP, was sworn in as the 36th president of the physician and medical laboratory organization. He was elected by CAP Fellows as president-elect in the fall of 2017, during which time he has served on the Board of Governors and assumed various leadership duti  more

Senator Tom Wright Pledges Support for U.S. Term Limits
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 27 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: Today U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, announced that Florida State Senator Tom A. Wright has signed the term limits pledge. In doing so Wright joins five other pledge signers in Brevard's legislative delegation - Randy Fine, Tyler Sirois, Rene Plasencia and Debbie Mayfield - in committing to protect eight-year term limits in Florida  more

Shop! Environments Association: Bay Cities Wins Best POP Floor Display at AICC 2019
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 25 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Bay Cities won first and second place for the Best POP Floor Display at the AICC 2019 Independent Package Design Competition in Toronto. The Game of Thrones display took first place and the Bumble Bee display took second place. Both were recognized for their creative structural and graphic design. For over 60 years, Bay Cities has been a leading creative packaging and display partner to brand marketers, r  more

Shop! Environments Association: Deodorant Draws Greatest Brand Loyalty, Survey Finds
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 26 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: The beauty and personal care market may be a booming category, but brand loyalty is anything but consistent across product types. The latest findings from market research firm Morning Consult, which surveyed approximately 2,200 Americans, reveals consumers' level of brand loyalty for several categories of personal care consumer packaged goods. An analysis of Morning Consult's research by online marketplac  more

Shop! Environments Association: Drytac Appoints West Coast Territory Manager
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 26 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Drytac has named Gilbert Espinosa west coast territory manager for the US. Espinosa joins Drytac--a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large format print and signage markets--with over 26 years' experience in the sign and graphic industry. Based in Drytac's California office in Santa Fe Springs, Espinosa will be responsible for Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii, and N  more

Shop! Environments Association: Huel Expands Offline With First-ever Launch Into Retail Chain
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 25 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Huel, the UK's fastest-growing nutrition brand, will establish sales presence within retail giant Sainsbury's, with ready-to-drink meals rolling onto supermarket shelves for the first time. Since launching in 2015, Huel has proved year-on-year success with their direct-to-consumer business model, generating annual sales of pound sterling40m and selling over 50 million meals. Despite the brand's strong e-c  more

Shop! Environments Association: Wilsonart Completes Technistone Acquisition
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 25 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces has completed the acquisition of Technistone, a.s., headquartered in the heart of Europe just outside of Prague in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. Technistone is a world-leading manufacturer of quartz stone that has specialized in the industry for more than 20 years and successfully exports quartz slabs to more than 75 countries worldwide on five continents. "This acquisition  more

Shop! Grants OMA License to Japan Promotional Marketing Institute
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Sept. 24 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Shop! Environments Association has licensed its Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards program to Japan Promotional Marketing Institute (JPM), a part of the Shop! Global network since 1969. On Oct. 23-25 at the Japan Promotional Marketing Show 2019, JPM will be hosting one of Asia's largest POP contests, featuring more than 600 POP displays at the Tokyo Industrial Metropolitan Trade Center, Tai  more

Texas Association of Realtors: International Homebuyer Activity Adds $7.8 Billion to Texas Economy From 2018-2019
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20 -- The Texas Association of Realtors issued the following news release: International homebuyer activity added $7.8 billion to the Texas economy from April 2018 to March 2019, according to the Texas International Homebuyers Report released by Texas REALTORS(R). Texas ranked third in the nation for homes sold to international buyers, behind Florida and California. Texas accounted for 10% of all homes purchased by international homebuyers in the United States, with 18,310  more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Jeff Hinkle for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Sept. 27 -- 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. House candidate Jeff Hinkle (district 4), has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. This is an open seat race. USTL President, Phili  more

Veterans of Foreign Wars: 'Food Insecurity Doesn't Just Mean That People Are Going Hungry'
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Sept. 25 -- The Veterans of Foreign Wars issued the following news release: * * * - Uniting to Combat Hunger Provides 300,000 Meals to Orlando Families * * * In its second year, Uniting to Combat Hunger, a campaign dedicated to providing food-insecure families with nutritious meals, supplied more than 300,000 meals to needy families in July at the 120th VFW National Convention in Orlando, Fla. The VFW and Humana worked together with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Cen  more

Xplor International: Xploration Tour Expands to Philadelphia on October 30th
LUTZ, Florida, Sept. 24 -- Xplor International issued the following news: Xplor International today announced the expansion of the 2019 Xploration Tour. Due to its popularity, Xplor has added Philadelphia to the schedule. The event will be October 30th and will be hosted by NAPCO at their Media Center. The event is being sponsored by Compart. Attendees can register at www.xplor.org/tour. The 2019 Xploration Tours will focus on the best practices and technologies that drive Customer Communicati  more