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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.

Engaging Spring 2024 LifeLAB Events at Charles E. Smith Life Communities in Maryland

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) announced today a series of fun and enriching LifeLAB events for March and April 2024. Offering a glimpse into the vibrant senior living lifestyle at CESLC, these complimentary events promise to engage, educate and entertain attendees on a variety of captivating subjects. LifeLAB events range from delightful musical performances and fun, engaging social events to insightful panel discussions on the unique essence of residing at Charles E. Smith Life Communities.

Top NPA Postdoctoral Awards won by Hokanson, Peterson and Williams Clayton for 2024

SEATTLE, Wash. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- During its annual conference, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced that Sarah Hokanson, Ph.D., Karen Peterson, Ph.D., and Sade Williams Clayton, Ph.D., are the 2024 winners of the organization's three most prestigious awards.

National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) to provide free membership to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at any HBCU

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that it would provide free membership to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at any Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU). The same is true for any postdoctoral scholar ("postdoc") working at such an institution.

LA Sports Council announces hiring of a new President and CEO, Matthew Cacciato

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The LA Sports Council, the region's premier sports trade association, is proud to announce the hiring of a new President and CEO of the organization, Matthew Cacciato. As President, Cacciato's first initiative will be the organization's 19th Annual LA Sports Awards, a flagship celebration honoring the best in LA sports and top moments of the year.

Nonprofit Bio Firm Serving Central Texas, BioAustinCTX, Adds Cindy WalkerPeach and Ryan Hawkins to Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- BioAustinCTX, Central Texas' Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Cindy WalkerPeach, PhD and Ryan Hawkins to its Board of Directors. BioAustinCTX is a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas focused on advancing the life science industry in the Central Texas Region.

Nonprofit Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation Celebrates First Annual 2024 Catalyst Awards

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation recently held the first annual Catalyst Awards luncheon at LaCigale in Delray Beach. Pastor Bill Mitchell of CityLead Boca and Delray Beach police Sgt. Danny Pacheco Jr. of Delray Kicks were each honored as the inaugural recipients of cash grants of $32,500 each. The Catalyst Award program was established to celebrate the spirit of the late entrepreneur and humanitarian Carl Angus DeSantis.

American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their annual Cursive is Cool contest is now open to North American students K-6

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their annual "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The contest dates are January 23 through April 15, 2024. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, and Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

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.

BHERC 29th Annual S.E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase Closing Weekend

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is pleased to announce the 29th Annual S. E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase (SEMAASFS) closing event, the weekend of January 19-21st, it will include 50 short films. BHERC is also hosting students to see the must-see film Origin, by talented and prolific filmmaker, Ava DuVernay, the first weekend of its release nationally. "We must go out and support our filmmakers and help make their films a success at the box office," noted BHERC President Sandra Evers-Manly.

FinLit Initiative – Las Positas College Students in CA Launch Financial Literacy Nonprofit

LIVERMORE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Four students from Las Positas College have taken on the challenge of improving financial education and resources among college students in California. Their non-profit organization, FinLit Initiative, has recently gained 501(c)(3) status and has already made a significant impact on students across the state.

2023 Environmental Health Heroes announced by California Safe Schools Celebrating its 25th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On Monday, December 4, 2023 at the California Endowment in historic downtown Los Angeles, California Safe Schools, a celebrated children's environmental health and environmental justice non-profit celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an event called "Your Life is Now" honoring seven trailblazing health and safety heroes and organizations.
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Lowell Chamber Orchestra Receives 3-Year Barr Foundation Grant to Support Diverse Classical Music

LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra (LCO) has been inducted into the Barr Foundation's "Creative Vitality Grant Program," in order to continue its mission of providing the greater Lowell area with the most diverse classical music.

Recently Promoted EVP and Medical Director Dr. Gil-Pires Leads a Team of Doctors Delivering World-Class, Person-Centered Care at CESLC

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) announced the recent promotion of Dr. Elisa Gil-Pires to executive vice president, medical affairs/chief medical officer and medical director of Charles E. Smith Life Communities. Dr. Gil-Pires leads a team of world-class doctors who still make house calls.

Best Nursing Home in Maryland for 2024: Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) Hebrew Home of Greater Washington recognized

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) is proud to announce that their skilled nursing health center, the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, has been recognized as the Best Nursing Home in Maryland for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fifth consecutive year that the Hebrew Home has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report.

San Francisco’s Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps its Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday, on Nov. 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy Receives Grant from Truist Foundation

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced it received a recent grant from Truist Foundation to support program operations, technical assistance, and support services for diverse entrepreneurs. The academy has helped over 8,000 women entrepreneurs develop and grow businesses nationwide.

2024 Great Communicator Debate Series announced by Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the start of the 2024 season for the Great Communicator Debate Series (GCDS). The debate competition features a series of regional competitions across America culminating in the National Championship hosted at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Finalists compete to receive their share of $50,000 in college scholarships.

Move For Hunger broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion, in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- It was just confirmed, Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste, successfully broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion with Topple Hunger. The previous record, set in 2021, stood at an impressive 6,391 cereal boxes.

San Francisco Wine School 2023 SOMM Olympics Spotlights Rising Wine Talent and Supports Educational Scholarships

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On Saturday, November 11th from 3:30-8pm, San Francisco Wine School invites the public to join their 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction featuring their signature Somm Olympics event benefiting the Glancy Wine Education Foundation, which provides scholarships to wine & hospitality professionals from diverse communities demonstrating financial need.

New LifeLAB Program from Charles E. Smith Life Communities Sets the Stage for Artful Living

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) today announced the launch of a new LifeLAB program offering complimentary community classes, events and webinars for today's modern elder. The program offers fun and interactive learning opportunities to tour and learn about the benefits of living at Charles E. Smith Life Communities while enjoying music, wine, coffee, hors d'oeuvres, interactive art and more.
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Beyond Benign announces Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC) Launch

WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Beyond Benign, in partnership with sponsors and partners including the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), is excited to announce the launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC): an online hub for everyone in the green chemistry community to share, connect, learn, and grow together.

Move For Hunger Teams with Detroit Pistons, WK Kellogg Co, to Break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title

DETROIT, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste, will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion with Topple Hunger on October 12 at 5:30 p.m. ET. The Topple Hunger event aims to shatter the current record of 6,391 cereal boxes by more than double - toppling 15,000 boxes at the Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center.

2023 NPA Institutional Policy Report is invaluable in showing how far we have come in supporting postdoctoral scholars

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A new report released today from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) published in partnership with Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, highlights both progress over the last decade in institutional support for postdoctoral fellows ("postdocs") as well as significant areas requiring attention. The report, 'Pressing Forward in Supporting Postdocs: 2023 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report,' makes specific recommendations to institutions hosting the nation's 72,000 postdocs.

Silicon Valley High School Senior, Manasvi Pinnaka, Works to Improve Cystic Fibrosis Research as CEO of Nonprofit Nysha.ai

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Manasvi Pinnaka is a senior at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA. She's also the founder and CEO of Nysha.ai, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness for cystic fibrosis. Pinnaka's goals are to create awareness about this disease in all races and ethnicities while empowering and educating students to explore the world of AI research to advance the finding of a cure for the disease.

Town & Country Life Plan Community celebrated the two-year anniversary of Grace Gardens Memory Care with a Dedication Ceremony

SANTA ANA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan Community celebrated the two-year anniversary of Grace Gardens Memory Care with a Dedication Ceremony on September 16. Dr. John Stumbo, the president of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, presided over the dedication, which was attended by city officials, business partners, residents, and their families.

Concordia Announces Release of its 2023 Amazonas Summit Solutions Report and Notes Guyana as Summit Location for 2024

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, at its 2023 Annual Summit alongside the UN General Assembly in New York City, Concordia released its 2023 Amazonas Summit Solutions Report and announced Guyana as the location for next year's gathering. Concordia, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, is the leading public-private sector convener.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program 2023 Set to Top $9M in Awarded Scholarships

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, in partnership with GE, are pleased to announce that the 2024 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will open for applications on October 16, 2023. This program awards up to $400,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors across the country in 2024.

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.

National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Sacramento SPCA to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in the Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region.

Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Business Accelerator, IMPACT AZ 2025, Welcomes Bank of America as Sponsor

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced Bank of America is its newest supporter for IMPACT AZ 2025, a three-year supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black owned businesses. Other sponsors include the City of Scottsdale, APS, SRP and VIA West Group as well as title sponsor JPMorgan Chase & Co.

‘MSITU: The Old-Growth Forest’ raises environmental awareness taking young readers on a magical journey into an old-growth forest

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Fostering their continued efforts to create innovative programs to lead the charge in building a more sustainable future, the HBCU Green Fund, founded by environmental leader, Felicia Davis, has launched a self-titled publishing brand. Their first release, "MSITU: The Old-Growth Forest," is written by three women in STEM, Spelman college students and alumna, Serena Echols, Imani Blue and Nia McKenzie, and illustrated by Niara Powell.

NPA IMPACT Fellows Announced: 6 outstanding postdocs from underrepresented communities form third IMPACT class

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the members of its third class of scholars in its signature program designed to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) in the postdoctoral community and beyond. The six fellows in the NPA's 2023-2024 IMPACT Fellowship Program ("IMPACT") are postdoctoral researchers representing diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and geographies.

Random Acts, a global non-profit, and Creation Entertainment Announce Fundraiser to aid Maui Rebuilding Effort

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In response to the Maui Wildfires that took place in Hawai'i on August 8, 2023, Creation Entertainment is partnering with Random Acts to help raise funding for rebuilding efforts in Maui. Random Acts is announcing a fundraising goal of $25,000 USD in disaster recovery to rebuild and support. Creation Entertainment, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and Misha Collins will match all donations until the $25,000 goal is reached.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy Awards $30K In Grants To Arizona-based Black Small Business Owners through Elevate Together

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a national nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to economic mobility for systemically underserved minority entrepreneurs, proudly announced that it will award $30,000 in grants to local Black-owned small businesses through Elevate Together® powered by Round It Up America® to accelerate their growth and prosperity.

NY Mayor Adams, UN Under-Secretary-General Fleming, Whole Foods CEO Buechel, and National Intelligence Director Haines to join 2023 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The 2023 Concordia Annual Summit is taking place on September 18-20, 2023 at the Sheraton New York Times Square during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The leading public-private sector forum alongside the UN General Assembly, the Concordia Annual Summit upholds a remarkable legacy of uniting heads of state, policymakers, business executives, NGO leaders, entrepreneurs, and activists for over a decade.

Sacramento SPCA Reaches 300,000 Spay and Neuter Surgery Milestone on ‘Mama Goose’ Feral Cat

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they hit a spay and neuter surgery milestone - altering the 300,000th animal in Sacramento since 2007. That's an average of nearly 19,000 animals a year - making the Sacramento SPCA one of the top clinics in the nation.

BHERC will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival, Sept. 22-23, 2023

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.

National Nonprofit Day: White Pony Express Nominated for 2023 Charity Navigator Community Choice Award

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On National Nonprofit Day, White Pony Express (WPE) announces that Charity Navigator has selected them as a nominee for the 2023 Community Choice Awards. The nomination is the result of WPE's outstanding achievements and reflects their commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in their community service endeavors.

IMPACT AZ 2025: Millionaire Mastermind Academy Business Accelerator Program Hosted Successful Supplier Diversity Matchmaking Event

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Fostering new connections and diverse business growth, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that has helped more than 8,000 diverse entrepreneurs across the country, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. hosted a Supplier Diversity Matchmaking event on Aug. 7 in support of IMPACT AZ 2025.

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.

Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Sacramento SPCA are among the winners. The Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs.

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland 12th Annual Regional Hiring Event for Aug. 2023 Features 1st Annual Family Resource Day

HUGHESVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD) is pleased to announce the date for the region's largest job fair, the 12th Annual "#TCCSMDGetHired" Hiring Event on August 23, 2023, at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department. New this year, the 1st Annual Family Resource Day will be featured, connecting families with important community resources.

New Study: Increasing the Economic Value and Sustainability of Washington’s Agriculture Sector Through Industrial Symbiosis

OLYMPIA, Wash. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A new study commissioned by the Washington legislature, "Increasing the Economic Value and Sustainability of Washington's Agriculture Sector Through Industrial Symbiosis," identifies new opportunities for cost savings and additional revenue streams for farmers and food processors across the state of Washington, the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) announced today.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit, hosts an economic empowerment DIVERSITY IN FINANCE Fireside Chat

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On July 17, 2023, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to opportunity for underrepresented businesses, will host an economic empowerment "Diversity in Finance" Fireside Chat. The virtual event is part of an ongoing program and is sponsored by Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation's longest-continuously operating Black-owned investment firm.

Hilary Graham, PhD, joins nonprofit BioAustinCTX Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- BioAustinCTX, Central Texas' Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Hilary Graham, PhD to its Board of Directors. Hilary has studied and worked in the Central Texas life science ecosystem since 2005. She is a storyteller and commercial strategist with a growth mindset specializing in the molecular diagnostics and life sciences markets. Connecting people is her passion.

The Pap Corps Makes Historic $8.4M Donation for Cancer Research During National Cancer Survivor Month

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research (thepapcorps.org) recently presented a historic donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of $8.4 million. This gift came in two parts, $3.4 million through the volunteers' fundraising efforts and $5 million from an anonymous donor. This is the largest single gift in the nonprofit's 70-year history.

Abigail Erickson-Torres is moving on from her role as Chief Executive Officer of Bryan’s House in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Abigail Erickson-Torres is moving on from her role as Chief Executive Officer of Bryan's House, the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting at-risk children with special needs in North Texas. After eight remarkable years leading the organization, Erickson-Torres' tenure will conclude on June 2, 2023. Bryan's House executives anticipate a smooth transition with little to no impact on the families they serve.

NGPA celebrates 25 years of scholarships, offering $500K in scholarship dollars to their membership

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, the NGPA proudly announces the opening of their most generous scholarship offering in the organization's history. This year NGPA celebrates a momentous milestone: 25 years of scholarships. NGPA is offering over $500,000 in scholarship dollars to their membership this year!

Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, hosts 2023 United States Summit in Cary, NC

CARY, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, is hosting its 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in Cary, North Carolina, in the state's Research Triangle. This one-day event is the second iteration of Concordia's domestic-focused summit, building on the 2022 United States Summit, which took place in Lexington, KY.

Relationships on the Spectrum: Sedona Lago Gardens, a new Community Empowering Neurodiversity in Arizona, launches an innovative Free Summer Webinar Series

SEDONA, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sedona Lago Gardens is excited to announce the opening of a new residential community for young adults with neurodiversity, like autism. Sedona Lago will showcase their innovative approach in a free Summer webinar series exploring "Relationships on the Spectrum," "Independent Living Life Skills," and "Launching Careers."

For better in-state workforce advocacy NCBGH rebrands as North Carolina Business Coalition on Health (NCBCH)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), a leading nonprofit coalition of employers and healthcare stakeholders committed to improving the healthcare delivery system in North Carolina, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its evolution. Effective immediately, the organization will be known as the North Carolina Business Coalition on Health (NCBCH), while maintaining its dedication to its mission.

California Safe Schools, Children’s Health Champion, Celebrates 25th Anniversary and 2023 Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Founded by Robina Suwol in 1998, California Safe Schools (CSS) is a children's environmental health and environmental justice non-profit. CSS achieved national and international prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, and for the past 25 years been a leader in protecting children's health and the environment.

Kozlowski, Meissner named as 2023 Winners of Annual Awards from National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As it celebrates its twentieth anniversary, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Lisa Kozlowski, Ph.D., and Christian Meissner, Ph.D., are the 2023 winners of two of the most prestigious awards in the national postdoctoral scholar community.

Author Nora Roberts and the Nora Roberts Foundation make donation to EveryLibrary Institute supporting launch of Fight for the First

RIVERSIDE, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The EveryLibrary Institute, a national nonprofit focused on public policy and libraries, is proud to announce that bestselling author Nora Roberts and the Nora Roberts Foundation have made a generous donation to the organization to support the launch of Fight for the First, its new advocacy and organizing site with a mission of protecting the First Amendment in libraries across the country.

The BHERC Announces 30th Anniversary of Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV from May 22-31.

The Pap Corps, a Florida non-profit, announces Sylvester Game Changer Vehicle to Provide Free Health Screenings

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research is delighted to announce that the third Sylvester Game Changer vehicle was officially revealed during the Presidents' Meeting at Boca West Country Club on April 13, 2023. The 70-year-old nonprofit funded the creation of this air-conditioned vehicle, in partnership with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Ahead of the 2023 Credit One Charleston Open, Kindness Wins foundation to reveal renovated tennis courts in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Professional Tennis Player Madison Keys and her Kindness Wins foundation to reveal renovated tennis courts in North Charleston ahead of the 2023 Credit One Charleston Open. After the unveiling, youth in attendance will participate in a tennis clinic before a Q&A with Madison.

’10 Best Ethical Destinations’ of 2023 Awards announced by Ethical Traveler

BERKELEY, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Every year, California-based Ethical Traveler reviews the world's developing nations for their commitment to human rights, social welfare, environmental protection, and animal welfare. The ten destinations showing the most impressive progress are honored with "Best Ethical Destinations" Awards. These worthy countries, including several island nations, stand to benefit greatly from our travel dollars in a post-pandemic world.

The Neotrope 2023 Nonprofit PR Grant Application Deadline is April 1 for U.S. Charities Doing Good

TEMECULA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Neotrope®, a 40-year-old marketing and entertainment company, reminds U.S. 501(c)(3) charities "doing good" that they have until April 1, 2023 to apply for this year's JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant program. Ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via Neotrope's Send2Press® Newswire, for a total program value of $30,000 this year.

NGPA Stands With Transgender Aviation Community: Safety of flight is threatened by statements like those from Sen. Cruz

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The NGPA strongly condemns Sen. Cruz's transphobic statement. Safety of flight is threatened by statements like Sen. Cruz'. NGPA recognizes that inclusivity and CRM are fundamental safety of flight issues. When pilots and aviation professionals across disciplines are unable to bring their whole selves to work, CRM breaks down, and so does safety.

13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival in L.A. to recognize and support youth’s unique talents and voices

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.

Waste Free in ’23: Innovative Process Recycles All Types of Plastic Waste Utilizing Profitable Micro-Recycling Centers

NAIROBI, Kenya /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Nairobi non-profit Slums Going Green and Clean (SGGC) announced the success of its open-source Waste Free in '23 initiative utilizing profitable micro-recycling centers. In January 2023, two centers recycled five tons of mixed plastic waste with plans to increase their recycling capacity to 15 centers and 75 tons of waste per month by the end of 2023.

2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award Finalists Announced by National Postdoctoral Association

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars. The prestigious NPA Gallagher Mentor Award recognizes those who advocate for postdoctoral scholars.

Move For Hunger Recovers More Food Than Ever Before, Donates Over 4.5 Million Meals to Fight Food Insecurity Nationwide

NEPTUNE, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is bringing awareness and food to communities struggling with hunger found 2022 their biggest year since launching. By mobilizing transport networks to deliver surplus food to communities in need they have been able to distribute over 4.5 million meals across the nation.

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