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Liberty Power Announces 5th Annual Bright Horizons Scholarship Winners

2017-10-07

The Bright Horizons Scholarship was established in 2013 when Liberty Power co-founders David Hernandez and Alberto Daire, committed $100,000 over five years to the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USHCCF). The scholarship was created to support and reward high-achieving college students currently pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with a passion of pursuing a career in energy and the environment. With nearly 700 applications submitted, the final three winners were selected by a panel of judges comprised of policymakers and business leaders within the energy industry, previous Bright Horizons Scholarship winners, the USHCC Foundation, and a collective vote from Liberty Power team members. The three winners were awarded a total of $20,000 and recognized at the Closing Gala on October 3rd at the USHCC’s National Convention in Dallas, TX.  “This is the...

CareOne and InnovaCare to Host Fundraiser For Puerto Rico

2017-10-07

“We are challenging ourselves to raise money to rebuild the island as soon as possible,” says Daniel E. Straus, CEO of CareOne. “This event will fast-track disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico, where the residents are in crisis and millions still remain without power.” Fort Lee, NJ October 07, 2017 — CareOne and Innovacare have organized a “Starry Night Masquerade Ball” benefit for Puerto Rico, which has recently faced mass destruction after hurricane Maria hit the island. The benefit fundraiser, to be held on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at Skylight Clarkson North, 570 Washington Street in New York City, features...

W. P. Carey Inc. Appoints Margaret G. Lewis to Board of Directors

2017-10-03

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2017 () — W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), an internally-managed net lease real estate investment trust, announced today that Margaret G. Lewis has been elected a director of the Company.  Ms. Lewis currently serves as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and is a Director of Flowers Foods. She has also served on the boards of the Science Museum of Virginia, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association and Smithfield Foods, Inc. W. P. Carey Inc. Announces Appointment of Margaret G. Lewis to Board of Directors As a senior healthcare executive, Ms. Lewis served as President of the Capital Division of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) from January 2006 to December 2013, where she oversaw 17 HCA hospitals in Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Indiana. Before that, she served as President of the Central Atlantic Division of HCA. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of CJW Medical Center,...

CSM Bakery Solutions und 3D Systems verkünden Vereinbarung, um 3D-Druckdesigns in die Lebensmittelindustrie zu bringen

2017-08-19

Die globale Vereinbarung ermöglicht den beiden Branchenführern eine Bündelung ihrer Kräfte, um innovative und kreative, über 3D-gedruckte kulinarische Produkte auf den Markt zu bringen. CSM wird die Entwicklung des ChefJet Pro 3D-Druckers von 3D Systems unterstützen und die Exklusivrechte über dessen Nutzung erhalten, um hochauflösende farbenfrohe Lebensmittelprodukte für das professionelle kulinarische Umfeld herzustellen. „Wir sind sehr gespannt darauf, was diese Chance für die Lebensmittelindustrie bedeuten kann”, sagte Marianne Kirkegaard, President und CEO von CSM.  „Unsere Vereinbarung mit 3D Systems hat das Potenzial, die Lebensmittelindustrie neu zu gestalten”, fügte sie hinzu. „In vielen unterschiedlichen Branchen hat 3D-Druck zu einem Wandel beigetragen und alles spricht dafür, dass das Gleiche für die Lebensmittelindustrie möglich sein kann. Wir freuen uns sehr, mit 3D Systems zusammenzuarbeiten und mithilfe ihrer Plattform die Leistungen...

Roland Bolduc Crowned National Truck Driving Championships Bendix Grand Champion

2017-08-13

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations announced Roland Bolduc as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships. “With an impressive showing this week, Roland Bolduc emerged as the leader of the field and is taking home our industry’s top prize,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “On behalf of ATA and the entire trucking community, I want to thank the strong field of competitors for participating in these championships and practicing safety every day on our nation’s highways. Your commitment to excellence makes us proud to be in the trucking industry.” To clinch the esteemed title of 2017 Bendix Grand Champion, Bolduc’s driving accuracy and knowledge of truck safety surpassed the more than 420 other state champion professional truck drivers competing in all vehicle classes in Orlando, Florida this week.   Bolduc, who also took home the Sleeper Berth...

Leila Banihani Named Vice President of Operations to Oversee All CMC Programs
Leila Banihani Named Vice President of Operations to Oversee All CMC Programs

2017-08-12

Press Release – updated: Aug 11, 2017 15:21 EDT Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, August 11, 2017 – CMC Energy Services, Inc. (CMC) has announced the promotion of Leila Banihani to Vice President of Operations. In this new role, Banihani will oversee all programs at CMC, representing multiple utilities in multiple states. CMC’s 23 energy efficiency programs represent utility clients across six states, from Maryland to Massachusetts, and include the country’s #1 ranked energy efficiency program by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the top-rated utility in the east region for customer satisfaction by J.D. Power. Based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, CMC Energy Services has offices in Cranbury, New Jersey, Yalesville, Connecticut, and Westborough, Massachusetts....

Longtime Detroit Lions Kicker Jason Hanson teamed with Ally to surprise kids with school supplies
Longtime Detroit Lions Kicker Jason Hanson teamed with Ally to surprise kids with school supplies

2017-08-12

The event was part of Ally’s commitment to furthering education in the Detroit community. Before taking to the field to work on catching, throwing and kicking drills, the kids participated in a leadership workshop presented by Detroit Lions Director of Football Education Chris Fritzsching. Ally then donated backpacks, notebooks, and other school supplies to the children, along with books that teach kids about money.  Ally also gave each child who attended the event two tickets to a Lions preseason game.   “We’re fully committed to supporting education and the community. As a Detroit-based company, we want to see our kids flourish and grow to be leaders who help make our city even greater,” said Jacqueline Howard, Senior Director, Corporate Citizenship. “We’re proud to give these children the chance to play on Ford Field, learn about leadership and get a head start on the school year.” Jeannine Gant, CEO and President Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan...

An Evening with Dr. Partha Nandi

2017-08-12

TiE Detroit organizes an Evening with Dr. Partha Nandi at The Garage, Tech Town Detroit MICHIGAN, FARMINGTON HILLS, U.S., August 12, 2017 — The Detroit chapter of TiE, is organizing an Evening with Dr. Partha Nandi at The Garage, Tech Town Detroit ,440, Burroughs St., Wayne State, Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, August 17, 2017 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Dr. Partha Nandi, creator of ‘Ask Dr. Nandi’ – an Emmy Award winning physician talk show, a renowned international speaker and Chief Health Editor for WXYZ ABC Detroit will be talking to the TiE Detroit audience on “ 5 Steps to Becoming your Own #HealthHero for Longevity, Well-being and a Joyful Life” “We are excited to have Dr. Partha Nandi address and engage with the entrepreneurial community given that most entrepreneurs...

Gay dating app DaddyBear reveals the top 10 gay cities in United States
Gay dating app DaddyBear reveals the top 10 gay cities in United States

2017-08-12

New York, NY August 12, 2017 — Recently, the popular gay daddy dating app DaddyBear has released a new report conducted by its team, clearly showing that which cities are the gayest in America. DaddyBear, the premier gay dating app for gay sugar daddies and gay bears to connect with each other, has released a detailed map of gay demographics in the United States that reveals the top ten gay friendly cities across the nation. This is a good piece of news for both successful gay sugar daddies and young gay...

Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center and Calls for Cats Mobile Service Join Forces
Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center and Calls for Cats Mobile Service Join Forces

2017-08-11

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 11, 2017 — Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center (UCVC) and Calls for Cats, a mobile feline veterinary service, are pleased to announce a merger. The Calls for Cats business will be re-branded as part of Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center and will operate out of UCVC’s newly operational Cat Hospital in the heart of Boulder. Feline-exclusive veterinarian Dr. Jessica Fine will join UCVC medical team. As Boulder’s only veterinary hospital dedicated to cats, this merger will benefit the cats and cat guardians of Boulder and the surrounding Front Range communities. Dr. Jessica Fine (left) and Dr. Fern Slack (right) celebrate the joining of Calls for Cats LLC with Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center in Boulder, CO I have been very impressed with Dr. Fine’s skills and knowledge of feline medicine, as well as her desire to continue learning every day.  She is thorough, thoughtful, and deeply caring.  Dr. Fine embraces...

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