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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 15 items )  

American College of Sports Medicine Certification Late Fee Increase & Reinstatement
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 15 -- The American College of Sports Medicine issued the following news release: ACSM certifications are valid for three years. All certified professionals receive a 6-month grace period after the expiration date (December 31st) to renew. This allows certificants additional time to earn continuing education. However, during the grace period the certification is moved into an expired status. In order to move the credential into an active status, the certificant must:   more

American College of Sports Medicine: Expert Panel - Cancer Treatment Plans Should Include Tailored Exercise Prescriptions
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 16 -- The American College of Sports Medicine issued the following news release: New guidance from exercise oncology experts recommend systematic use of an "exercise prescription" by health care workers and fitness professionals in designing and delivering exercise programs that aim to lower the risk of developing certain cancers and best meet the needs, preferences and abilities of people with cancer. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) convened the round  more

Eduardo Flores of California Named 2019 Plumbing Apprentice of the Year by PHCC and Delta Faucet Company
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors--National Association issued the following news release: Together with Delta Faucet, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors--National Association (PHCC) presented the Apprentice of the Year Award to Eduardo Flores of Los Angeles, California. During the Awards Luncheon at PHCCCONNECT2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana, PHCC President Ken Neilsen said Flores is an exemplary student who "is consistently recognized for his passion, positi  more

Governor Eric Holcomb to Provide Remarks for 2019 Alliance for Strong Families and Communities National Conference
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 15 -- The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities issued the following news: The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities announced today that Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will speak at the opening of its 2019 National Conference, taking place Oct. 16-18 at the Westin Indianapolis, 241 W. Washington St. The Governor's remarks take place Oct. 16 from 9-10:30 a.m. The Governor will be introduced by Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch. The conference is co-chaired by John Bo  more

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Announces Leadership Fort Wayne Class of 2020
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Oct. 17 -- Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news: Greater Fort Wayne Inc. has named 47 individuals to be part of the Leadership Fort Wayne (LFW) Class of 2020. LFW is a nine-month program that provides an in-depth view of the many facets of the community while developing each participant's leadership skills. By developing these skills, participants are better prepared to positively impact the community and their workplaces. Since 1983, Leadership Fort Wayne has grad  more

Institute for Justice: Pleasant Ridge Homeowners Will Have Their Day in Court
CHARLESTOWN, Indiana, Oct. 15 -- The Institute for Justice issued the following news release: * * * - Judge orders November trial on homeowners' claims that the city of Charlestown violated the U.S. and Indiana Constitutions * * * The homeowners in Charlestown's Pleasant Ridge neighborhood will see Charlestown Mayor Robert Hall and his staff in court on November 12, 2019 for the start of a five-day trial on the homeowners' claims that the city violated their constitutional rights. Yesterday,  more

Laura Ciriello-Benedict of Indiana Named 2019 Plumbing Contractor of the Year by PHCC and Delta Faucet Company
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors--National Association issued the following news release: Delta Faucet Company and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors--National Association (PHCC) proudly awarded the 2019 Plumbing Contractor of the Year Award to Laura Ciriello- Benedict of Ciriello Plumbing, Beech Grove, Indiana. The award recognizes a contractor member who has best demonstrates professionalism, merchandising and management skills, innovative plumbing skills,  more

Leslie Craig Henderzahs Inducted as President of the Indiana State Bar Association
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 17 -- The Indiana State Bar Association issued the following news release: Leslie Craig Henderzahs, a partner at Church Church Hittle + Antrim, was inducted as president of the Indiana State Bar Association today during the ISBA Annual Meeting. Henderzahs focuses her practice in civil litigation and is a Certified Family Law Specialist as certified by the Family Law Certification Board. In 2017, she was a candidate and semi-finalist in the Judicial Nominating Commis  more

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise Journal Issues 26 Research Articles in November 2019 Edition
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 17 -- The Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Journal, a journal from the American College of Sports Medicine that says it features current topics in sports medicine and exercise science, published 26 research articles, including the following topics, in its November 2019 edition: * Activity Intensity, Volume, and Norms: Utility and Interpretation of Accelerometer Metrics * Aerobic Training and Green Tea Extract Protect against N-methyl-N-nitrosourea-induced  more

National League of Cities: 2019 Nominating Committee Announced
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 -- The National League of Cities issued the following news release: NLC President and Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has appointed a 14-member nominating committee that will be responsible for recommending a slate of officers and board members to lead NLC in 2020. These leaders will be elected during the Annual Business Meeting at City Summit in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, November 23, 2019. NLC Past President and Cleveland, Ohio, Councilmember Matt Zone wil  more

NTEA: Congratulations to the Latest Companies Earning MVP Status
FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan, Oct. 17 -- NTEA, The Association for the Work Truck Industry issued the following news release: Because standards don't raise themselves, NTEA's Member Verification Program (MVP) acknowledges the companies leading the industry to excellence. Fleet managers, truck dealers and OEMs know truck equipment manufacturers and distributors with MVP status have implemented specific business and quality standards and comply with federal regulations. New MVP members * AutoPort  more

Ryan Kletz of Virginia's Classic Air One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning Named PHCC/Rheem HVAC Contractor of Year
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors--National Association issued the following news release: The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors--National Association (PHCC) presented its annual HVAC Contractor of the Year Award - sponsored by Rheem- to Todd and Ryan Kletz of One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Recognizing excellence in the HVACR industry, the award - presented at PHCCCONNECT2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana - salutes the contractor best  more

SPJ Condemns Video Showing Trump Likeness Violently Attacking Media and Opponents
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Oct. 14 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists joins other news organizations and pro-press groups in condemning a video that depicts a meme of President Donald Trump shooting, stabbing and otherwise assaulting members of the news media and various political opponents. SPJ further calls on the president to denounce the video; determine who created it; and investigate possible penalties against the cr  more

This Just In: MEDC Recognized With Four IEDC Excellence in Economic Development Awards
LANSING, Michigan, Oct. 18 -- The Michigan Economic Development Corp. issued the following news release: * * * - IEDC honors state's excellence in economic development efforts, looks ahead to bright future * * * At this year's International Economic Development Council (IEDC) annual conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, MEDC was recognized with four awards for various programs and partnerships that strengthen the state's business climate. Such recognitions continue to prove that Michigan has   more

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy's CADF Celebrates 10 Years of Improving Stream Access Re-opens Applications for 2020 Projects
INDIANA, Pennsylvania, Oct. 12 -- The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy issued the following news: The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is celebrating 10 years of making the region's rivers and streams more accessible for outdoor recreation through its Canoe Access Development Fund. The Conservancy is seeking applications for grants from the fund, which so far has supported 67 projects that are completed and open to the public. Founded in 2008 by WPC donors and outdoor enthusiasts Roy Weil and  more