Wednesday - November 20, 2019
Politics: President Barack Obama Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Chicago United Names Commonwealth Edison, Exelon Executives Business Leaders of Color
CHICAGO, Illinois, Oct. 9 -- Commonwealth Edison issued the following news release: * * * - ComEd executives selected from exceptional corporate leaders of Fortune 1000 companies * * * Chicago United recently named ComEd CEO Joe Dominguez, ComEd Vice President of Customer Channels Nichole Owens and Exelon Utilities Vice President of Operations and Oversight Isaac Akridge 2019 Business Leaders of Color (BLC). They were recognized among 50 local business executives as diverse corporate leaders  more

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Announces 2019 Inductees Into the Columbus Hall of Fame
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced today that he will induct the late Reverend Dr. Charles E. Booth, the late Helen Jenkins Davis, Donna A. James, and Jim Lorimer into the Columbus Hall of Fame. The Columbus Hall of Fame honors outstanding individuals who, through exemplary accomplishments, have gained recognition for themselves and have brought credit to this city. The Reverend Dr. Charles E. Booth w  more

Democrats for Education Reform: New Poll Shows Voters Seek New Investments, Bold Changes in Schools
NEW YORK, Oct. 7 -- Democrats for Education Reform issued the following news release: * * * - Poll findings provide a roadmap for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to address equity issues in K-12 and higher education * * * A new poll released today by Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) finds that voters across the political spectrum back more funding to improve public schools - but believe money alone isn't enough to give America's kids the education they deserve. The findings sho  more

DOD: Medal of Honor Monday - Army Pvt. Pedro Cano
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 -- The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news story: As an infantryman in World War II, Army Pvt. Pedro Cano used a shoulder-fired rocket launcher to take out more than 19 enemy soldiers and several machine guns terrorizing American troops in Schevenhutte, Germany, during the Battle of Hurtgen Forest. For this action, he earned the Medal of Honor in 1944. According to the official citation, while he was serving with 4th Infantry Division in December 1944, the  more

Sir Richard Branson to Keynote Opening Presentation at Association for Talent Development 2020 in Denver
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Oct. 11 -- The Association for Talent Development issued the following news release: The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is pleased to announce that Sir Richard Branson will keynote the opening presentation of its 2020 International Conference & Exposition on Monday, May 18, in Denver, Colorado. ATD's 2019 conference achieved a record attendance of 13,500. Branson is the face, spirit, and entrepreneurial mastermind behind Virgin, one of the world's most dynamic b  more

South Carolina Department of Education and Partners To Unveil 2020 African American History Calendar
COLUMBIA, South Carolina, Oct. 8 -- The South Carolina Department of Education issued the following news release: Today, the South Carolina Department of Education and statewide partners will unveil the 2020 South Carolina African American History Calendar in a special celebration at 7:00 p.m. at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia. First created in 1989 to help bolster the state's K-12 African American history curriculum, the 12-month calendar profiles individuals from across the state   more