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Avenu Insights Launches Avenu | Records: Transforming Document Management for Local Governments

CENTREVILLE, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics, a leading provider of revenue recovery and software solutions for state and local governments, announces the launch of Avenu | Records, an innovative SaaS solution designed to revolutionize document imaging and indexing processes for municipalities. With Avenu | Records, Avenu continues to set the standard for delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that enhance efficiency and streamline operations for our clients.

UTTO partners with GRTGaz/RICE and NYSEARCH/Northeast Gas Association for innovative Digital Mapping Solutions

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- UTTO Inc. partners with GRTGaz/RICE of France and the NYSEARCH/Northeast Gas Association (NGA) to develop and commercialize innovative Digital Mapping Solutions to revolutionize utility operations in U.S urban areas. Creating and maintaining accurate digital maps for buried infrastructure is a critical function for utility companies.

Florida economic development firm, RMA, has been selected by the Downtown Kissimmee CRA for marketing effort

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to have been selected by the Downtown Kissimmee CRA (DKCRA) to create a Branding and Marketing Strategy for the district, which also includes the Historic Downtown Kissimmee area. RMA boasts a proven track record of success, having revitalized numerous cities and CRA districts across Florida.

City of Sarasota FL engages RMA for Professional Consulting Services on Economic Development

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to have been selected by the City of Sarasota to conduct an Economic Development Market Analysis and Visioning for the City, including its business districts and neighborhoods.

Osceola, Iowa’s 2024 Housing Boom: Working to Meet All Levels of Housing Needs

OSCEOLA, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- At the beginning of the year, another call into the Clarke County Development Corporation's (CCDC) offices rang, telling Executive Director, Bill Trickey, the Osceola Building Incentive Program is still connecting with home builders and developers. Since its inception in early 2019, the lot program, originally referred to as the "Free Land Program," has resulted in more than a half dozen lots exchanged with developers and home builders in lieu of standard homeowner tax abatements.

Idaho Governor Brad Little is Recognized as the 2024 ‘Friend of Rural Water’

BOISE, Idaho /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA) is extremely proud to recognize and honor Governor Brad Little with its prestigious annual award, "Friend of Rural Water." Each year, the award is presented to a champion of rural water who has made a significant contribution in helping public drinking water and wastewater utility systems throughout the state. On April 4, 2024, IRWA's CEO, Shelley Roberts presented the well-deserved award to Governor Little at the IRWA annual Spring Conference Awards Dinner in Boise, Idaho.

Approximately $150M Available for Wildlife Habitat Projects that Restore, Protect and Enhance Minnesota Fish, Game and Wildlife Habitat

SAINT PAUL, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $150 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, protection and enhancement.

Hallandale Beach acquires 9 cutting-edge electric buses, the only fully electric bus fleet owned by any Florida municipality

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Hallandale Beach is the gateway of Broward County in sunny south Florida, a city pulsating with life and innovation. Progress continues to be at the forefront of this City, as Hallandale Beach proudly announces the acquisition of nine (9) cutting-edge electric buses, the largest electric bus fleet owned by any municipality in Florida. The all-electric fleet isn't just about upgrading transit; it's about shaping a safe, reliable, and environmentally conscious community.

Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ by Diane Kalen-Sukra Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Tellwell Publishing today announced the release of the 5th Anniversary edition of Diane Kalen-Sukra's seminal book "Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What To Do About It" (ISBN: 978-0228810872; paper). In a climate where rising incivility and toxic culture increasingly threaten local democracies, this book arrives as a timely antidote.

Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024: Over 10,000 Fans Hit the Beach for Iconic Performances, 2025 Plans Underway

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Under a canopy of stars, Pompano Beach was transformed into a haven for jazz enthusiasts as over 10,000 music fans showed up for the beachside celebration. Jazz royalty including Branford Marsalis, Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, David Sanchez, and Najee held court on the Champion Porsche Stage at Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024 and captivated audiences with their incredible talent.

Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as ImpactAZ Day

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced that In a commendable acknowledgment of the remarkable efforts and commitment to fostering economic development and opportunities for underserved business populations, Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs has officially declared January 16, 2024, as "ImpactAZ Day."
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Porto, Portugal to host CONCORDIA 2024 Europe Summit on May 28-29

PORTO, Portugal /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Concordia has named Porto, Portugal as the host city for its 2024 Europe Summit, taking place May 28-29, 2024. Building on the 2023 Concordia Europe Summit, which took place last June in Madrid, Spain (view the report), Concordia's fourth Europe Summit will bring together 100 decision makers for a set of high-level, interactive, and largely closed-door conversations on key challenges, opportunities, and priorities dominating the European agenda.

Avenu is proud to announce the acquisition of Finvi’s State and Local Government (Finvi SLG) Division

CENTREVILLE, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics ("Avenu"), the global leader in revenue recovery and administrative solutions for state and local governments, is proud to announce the acquisition of Finvi's State and Local Government ("Finvi SLG") Division. This strategic move marks a significant expansion of Avenu's offerings and capabilities in serving state and local governments.

Shaping the Future of Local Governance: ClearGov and Avenu Insights Announce Strategic Partnership

CENTREVILLE, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics and ClearGov have joined forces in a strategic partnership set to revolutionize local government operations and financial management. This collaboration will span across several crucial areas of cooperation.

New Study Reveals Nearly $2B Increase in Economic Impact of Sports in L.A. Region, Post-Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- LA Sports Council, the region's premier sports trade association, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) released "Sports in the Los Angeles Basin: The 2023 Economic Impact Analysis" at the Metro LA Sports Innovation Conference on Tuesday, detailing a region charging back with more growth on the horizon.

Hallandale Beach CRA Launches Free Car Ride Service to Boost Local Florida Businesses

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is thrilled to announce its latest initiative to promote local exploration and enhance the city's vibrant community. As part of their ongoing commitment to providing residents and visitors with every opportunity to experience the best that Hallandale Beach offers, the CRA proudly announces Freebee.

Presidents of Turkiye, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Malawi among world leaders addressing 2023 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Heads of state from around the world will attend and speak at the 2023 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place September 18-20 at the Sheraton New York Times Square during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Pompano Beach CRA Announces Next Phase of Redevelopment: McNab House Awarded $1.5M in Grants in Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce that the McNab House & Botanical Gardens project has been awarded two prestigious grants totaling $1.5 million. The Cultural Facilities Program Grant has awarded $500,000 for the construction of the botanical gardens and children's classroom, while the $1 million Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Program Grant will go towards outdoor recreational use of the site.

Branford Marsalis and an All-Star Internationally Acclaimed Lineup headline Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce the headlining acts for Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024. Grammy(r) Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, one of the most iconic jazz musicians of our time, leads a stellar lineup of internationally renowned artists including Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, David Sanchez, and Najee.

Sacramento River Trail and Rail Trail in California Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails advocacy organization, today announced that California's Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.

Avenu Insights Secures Major Win as Oxnard CA Chooses Them to Handle Critical SUTA Contract

OXNARD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of software administration and revenue recovery solutions for state and local governments, has achieved a significant milestone with the award of a Sales & Use Tax Auditing (SUTA) contract by the City of Oxnard, California.

Planet Defense LLC rolls out comprehensive cybersecurity assessment & training services tailored specifically for municipal, county, & state governments

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Planet Defense LLC, a leading global provider of cybersecurity solutions, is pleased to announce the nationwide launch of its comprehensive cybersecurity assessment and training services tailored specifically for municipal, county, and state governments. This milestone represents a major step forward in strengthening the cybersecurity postures of government entities across the nation.

Smart Arkansas Innovation Hub launched by Planet Defense LLC in partnership with the City of Jacksonville, AR, and Rokee LLC

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Planet Defense LLC, in partnership with the City of Jacksonville, Arkansas, and Rokee LLC, is pleased to announce the launch of the Smart Arkansas Innovation Hub that is now being developed in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Currently, this very important, timely and advanced technology-oriented Public-Private Partnership (P3) includes the three Founding Partners named above along with numerous public and private sector sponsors.

Hallandale Beach Florida’s First Shipping Container Restaurant, KAO Bar & Grill, Arrives May 19, 2023

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Hallandale Beach is thrilled to welcome the first shipping container restaurant in Broward County, KAO Bar & Grill, to the newly rebranded District 8, formerly the Fashion and Art District (FAAD). The grand opening of KAO Bar and Grill will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023, from Noon to 11:00 pm, located at 11 NE 1st Avenue.

Approximately $140M will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, protection and enhancement

SAINT PAUL, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) Saturday issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $140 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, protection and enhancement.

League of Oregon Cities and AVENU Partnership to Help Cities Maximize Revenue, Compliance, and Improve Operations

PORTLAND, Ore. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of revenue recovery and administration solutions for state and local governments, is proud to announce its partnership with the League of Oregon Cities (LOC). As part of this collaboration, Avenu will offer its expertise in various subjects to cities across Oregon, helping them maximize revenue, maintain compliance, and improve their operations.

Introducing the Future of Unclaimed Property Management: Avenu | Connect Provides an All-in-One Unclaimed Property Platform for State Officials

CENTREVILLE, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) is pleased to announce the nationwide launch of its latest Unclaimed Property solution, Avenu | Connect, designed specifically for State governments. This state-of-the-art SaaS solution integrates over 15 important applications used by State Unclaimed Property offices into a single, secure, and comprehensive platform.

Avenu awarded contract by Honolulu to provide tax administration for Honolulu’s Transient Accommodations Tax

HONOLULU, Hawaii /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by the City and County of Honolulu to provide tax administration for transient accommodations tax (TAT), an important revenue source for the agency and its citizens.

Tenaska Virginia Generating Station reapproved as a 2023 Virginia STAR Worksite

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Tenaska Virginia Generating Station in Scottsville, VA, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). Tenaska Virginia Generating Station is one of 37 current participants in the STAR program of public/private sector worksites to achieve and retain this recognition in Virginia.

Virginia-based International Paper-Richmond Container has been reapproved as a VA STAR Worksite for 2023

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- International Paper-Richmond Container in Richmond, VA, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). International Paper-Richmond Container is one of 37 current participants in the STAR program of public/private sector worksites to achieve and retain this recognition in Virginia.

Virginia SHARP Designation for 2023 received by Engineering Development Laboratory, Inc.

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Commissioner Gary G. Pan announced today that the Engineering Development Laboratory, Inc. (EDLI) in Newport News, Virginia, has been certified as a Virginia SHARP Worksite under the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems for small businesses.

Archer Energy Solutions, Acoem Acoustic Threat Detection (ATD), and CIP-014 Standard: A perfect fit in 2023

GRANTS PASS, Ore. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Gun violence is a growing concern that affects every aspect of our lives. In response, Acoem has developed its Acoustic Threat Detection technology, a military-proven solution that is now available for civilian use. The technology has been refined over 30 years through constant innovation and millions of gunshot data collected from multiple combat theaters.

California Ranks #1 in 2022 Scorecard of US States for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policy

SACRAMENTO Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation and in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 72.5 out of 89 possible points.

Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) releases 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability

CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. California was the top-ranked state in the nation, followed by Texas, Arizona, Georgia, Washington, New York, Nevada, New Hampshire, Colorado, and Minnesota.

Arizona Ranks #3 in the Nation for for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies, But Improvement is Needed to Address Water Crisis

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Arizona was ranked third in the nation, and second in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 50 out of 89 possible points.

Utah Ranks #20 on 2022 AWE Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability Policies

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) released the 2022 U.S. State Policy Scorecard for Water Efficiency and Sustainability (Scorecard), which ranked each U.S. state based on its adoption of laws and policies that advance water efficiency, conservation, sustainability, and affordability. Utah was ranked 20th in the nation and fifth in the Colorado River Basin region, scoring 28 out of 89 possible points.

GridBright implemented Oracle NMS and associated integrations at MCEC in about nine months utilizing the GridBright COOP configuration

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- MCEC, an early adopter of Oracle Network Management Systems (NMS), undertook a major NMS upgrade and re-integration with core operational systems of an ever-increasing complex electric grid. GridBright, in its upgrade of Oracle NMS at MCEC, further leveraged its proven NMS Configuration for COOPS that incorporates industry best practices from over thirty utility implementations.

North Carolina’s Edenton Police Dept. has partnered with Acoem USA for Acoustic Threat Detection (ATD) Tech

EDENTON, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Edenton Police Department has partnered with Acoem USA to implement Acoustic Threat Detection (ATD) technology to combat the community's recent increase in gun violence incidents. These real-time alerts triggered by ATD sensors notify police precisely when and where gun violence incidents occur.

Avenu acquires LTAS Technologies Inc. (Harmari), Bringing Full-Service Monitoring, Admin and Revenue Recovery to Local Governments

CENTREVILLE, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the global leader in revenue enhancement and administration solutions for state and local governments, today announced the acquisition of LTAS Technologies Inc. (Harmari®), a leading provider of short-term rental identification, monitoring and compliance software and services.

Active Shooters Among Us: Are the Solutions that Complex? Broward County Crime Commission Hosts Webinar Sept. 28

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As part of its Building Bridges Mental Health Conference Series, the Broward County Crime Commission is hosting a preemption and prevention-based webinar to analyze outside the box solutions to stop Active Shooter tragedies. 15 of the most renowned experts in the country are participating.

Arizona United Diversity Business Summit Provides Full Day of Discussion on Key Issues Relating to Diversity, Inclusion

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The second-annual United Diversity Business Summit last week brought together hundreds of local business and community leaders for insightful and important discussion of issues related to diversity and inclusion, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Dep. of Labor & Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Increases efforts to help employers prevent workplace fatalities

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program is enhancing its efforts to protect workers and reduce injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the state after a sudden rise in workplace deaths.

Non-profit Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) forms powerful coalition to pilot solution that improves flow of buses along busy Silicon Valley corridor

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County C/CAG) and the Intelligent Transit Signal Prioritization (iTSP) project partners have successfully completed a pilot project that demonstrated a positive impact on improved transit performance in East Palo Alto, Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) announced today.

RMA Hired by Haines City Florida for CRA Professional Consulting Services

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com), is proud to announce the firm has been hired by Haines City, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. The plan will focus on key areas of the CRA, including Downtown, the Lake Eva Community Center and redevelopment within the East and Oakland Neighborhoods.

L.A. Metro Partners with Strive Well-Being Inc. for Innovative Transit Ambassador Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) approved a bold initiative to pioneer a multi-year transit ambassador program throughout its bus and rail system. Metro is contracting with Strive, a reputable and experienced wellness and community health partner, to implement and manage a diverse team of transit ambassadors.

Virginia STAR Worksite: VA Dept. of Labor and Industry recognizes Lockheed Martin for exceptional safety and health practices

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Manassas, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale present 2022 United Diversity Business Summit in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Building on the impact and success of 2021 "United Diversity Business Summit, bringing together a trifecta of leadership and insight, the 2nd annual Summit has announced its distinguished co-chairs: Cameron Robb, Senior Development Consultant at APS; Jackie Johnson, City of Scottsdale Diversity Director; and former Arizona State Representative Art Hamilton. Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale.

Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Developer-Operator for Restaurant to Anchor Old Town Arts and Entertainment District in Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is seeking sealed proposals from qualified respondents for the development and operations of a restaurant located in the "Old Town Arts and Entertainment District" in the City of Pompano Beach. The purpose of this Request For Proposal (RFP) process is to select a qualified respondent to design, renovate and construct a new restaurant on this pivotal site.

City of Pompano Beach Florida Issues Invitation to Negotiate to Master Developers Globally: New Downtown on 75-plus Acres

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Pompano Beach (City) and the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) have issued an Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for a Master Developer to help the City and CRA create a new Downtown and realize the vision of an exciting destination for businesses, residents, tourists, and other investment stakeholders.

City of St. Cloud, Florida engages RMA for CRA Professional Consulting Services

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of St. Cloud, Florida for professional consulting services to help execute the CRA 5-Year Strategic Implementation and Financing Plan. Drafted by RMA and approved in February 2022, this plan provides a structured and proactive approach to guide redevelopment in the 706-acre CRA district, with the goal of attracting private investment.

Encore Green Environmental and Wyoming’s Carbon Asset Network announce Climate Wellness through Soil Health effort

CHEYENNE, Wyo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mayor Patrick Collins, members of the Cheyenne City Council, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Encore Green Environmental and Wyoming's Carbon Asset Network (CAN) have jointly announced a celebration of commitment to work on "Climate Wellness through Soil Health" Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Cheyenne Botanical Gardens, 3 p.m.

Rachelle Arizmendi Joins Avenu Insights and Analytics Bringing Life-Long Career of Public Sector Experience

FRESNO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) recently announced the addition of Rachelle Arizmendi as one of the company's Government Industry Advisors. Rachelle joins Avenu as a native Californian with a life-long career in serving the public sector and numerous leadership positions.

McNab House and Botanical Gardens: Pompano Beach CRA Seeks Restaurant Operator for New Florida Destination

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Master Operator to renovate the historic McNab House and garage, construct a new kitchen, improve the surrounding area for outdoor dining, and design the dining program. The nationwide search invites commercial real estate professionals, with their restaurateur partners, and professional restaurant operators to submit proposals.

Sponsor-driven Community eGift Card sales generate $12.2M in revenue for small businesses, thanks to YIFTEE

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In pandemic years 2020 and 2021, more than 100 of Yiftee's almost 400 communities who use its Community eGift Card platform ran dedicated gift card grant or bonus programs to benefit their small businesses, helping them stay afloat. Who were the "hometown heroes" that sponsored these programs during tough times, and continue to do so?

Thinkzilla announces Arizona Minority Business Accelerator program aims to empower more than 50,000 entrepreneurs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

RMA Hired for WiltonNext Project to Focus on City of Wilton Manors Commercial Corridors

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The award-winning economic development firm, RMA (rma.us.com) is proud to announce they have been hired by the City of Wilton Manors for the WiltonNext project, a real estate / market analysis and branding strategy for the commercial corridors in the city.

Georgia Voting Rights Activists Will Deliver Petition to Stop Lincoln County GA from Eliminating All But One Polling Place

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As the U.S. Senate continues to discuss voting rights amid national efforts to disenfranchise voters, the new Lincoln County Board of Elections will vote Wed. Jan. 19, 2022 on whether to close all polling places except one. A coalition of voting rights activists will present a petition to the board at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, and a press conference will follow. The petition drive was coordinated by the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda (The Peoples Agenda) among others.

Hitachi Energy reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite for 2022

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Hitachi Energy in Bland, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on March 12, 2011.

Southwest Airlines Adds Service to Denver – Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

AMARILLO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Amarillo travelers will soon have more options that feature the Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new non-stop service to Denver International Airport (DEN).

Toray Plastics Receives its Fourth Virginia STAR Worksite Designation

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Toray Plastics (America), Inc. in Front Royal, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on January 28, 2005.

David McNeil of EPIC Receives 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies - Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (CalMutuals-JPRIMA).

2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods hosted by AAPI Toastmaster Judy Thang

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Asian American Toastmaster Judy Thang has been selected to host the opening session of the 2021 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods. This year, the theme of the event will be "Leading Change Together," Toastmasters District 52 announced today.

Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines

AMARILLO, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin. The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Pompano Beach Arts announces that TV icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining fourth annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as celebrity judge

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is joining the fourth annual "Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival" as a celebrity judge. The famed star of "The Cosby Show" and current hit "The Resident" will also be performing his poetry at the festival and sharing thoughts about his career during an Artist Talk.

2021 VOSH Voluntary Protection Programs from Virginia Department of Labor and Industry

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Emerson Machine Automation Solution in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

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