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11th Annual “Evening Before” Benefitting MPTF
The television industry, from Emmy presenters and nominees, to other TV industry members, helped raise funds to support their industry colleagues and friends who benefit from MPTF’s charitable programs and services such as financial assistance, crisis counseling, care giving support and of course the legendary retirement facility in Woodland Hills that is “home” to television and film veterans alike. “The health and social service needs of our community continue to grow, especially during these last few years. The cost of delivering much-needed care can be overwhelming to MPTF’s resources, which makes events like the Evening Before more important now than ever,” said Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chairman of the MPTF Foundation. “We are grateful to our sponsors and to all our donors from the television community for their support of this evening and throughout the year.” The 11th Annual “Evening Before” Host Committee consisted of Anthony Anderson, Julie Bowen,...
Economists State South San Diego County is the Perfect Place for Amazon Headquarters
Elected officials, economists and business leaders gathered to discuss development of the South Bay and Baja region at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit SAN DIEGO, September 15, 2017 – Panelists and speakers at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit all agreed — collaboration is key to economic growth in the South County. Event masters of ceremony were Sally Salazar Preston, board chair of South County EDC, and Robert “Dukie” Valderrama, Port of San Diego commissioner. A sold-out house of nearly 500 of San Diego’s business leaders and public officials gathered Friday for the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit. The summit offered attendees a comprehensive look into the San Diego South Bay and Baja region’s latest business development and economic outlook news. “The many panelists...
Novartis teams up with actress, producer and activist Eva Longoria to launch Kiss This 4 MBC™ to generate research funding and support for the metastatic breast cancer community
Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8162931-novartis-kiss-this-4-mbc-eva-longoria/ The pink ribbon breast cancer movement has been very successful at generating awareness and support for early-stage breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Kiss This 4 MBC aims to help bring an increased level of attention to metastatic breast cancer, the community and the unique needs of the people living with this devastating disease. Kiss This 4 MBC goes beyond raising awareness and encourages the public to take action by posting a BOOMERANG®* or selfie on social media that tells metastatic breast cancer to “Kiss This!” “I was drawn to this initiative because the message is simple and powerful, encouraging people to take action to provide meaningful...
Global Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Market Worth US$ 726 Mn by 2022 – Persistence Market Research
The global market for electric vehicle supply equipment is gaining popularity all around the world due to the increasing popularity of electric vehicles. An electric vehicle supply equipment, also known as electric vehicle charging station, electric recharging point or even charge point, and is used to supply electricity in order to recharge electric vehicles such as electric cars or hybrids. In the present times, there is a rapid awareness about pressing environmental issues like degrading air quality due to the burning of the fossil fuels which also leads to other complex issues such as that of global warming. In order to counter such issues, governments all over the world are encouraging the sales of electric vehicles in which the emissions are nil. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161114/438683LOGO ) Global Market Research Report...
CO2 Solutions Welcomes Kiverdi as a Partner in the VCQ Project
QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 14, 2017 () – CO2 Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that Kiverdi Inc. (“Kiverdi”) of Hayward, California, has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as a carbon use partner. CO2 Solutions and Kiverdi will demonstrate carbon capture and utilization (“CCU”) through the deployment of Kiverdi’s proprietary bio-process to convert CO2 into bio-based products alongside CO2 Solutions’ leading-edge enzymatic carbon capture technology at the Parachem site in Montreal, Quebec. This is the second CO2 utilization technology to be announced within the context of the VCQ Project, the first being CO2-to-acetic acid on May 18, 2017. “CO2 Solutions is very pleased to welcome Kiverdi into the VCQ Project,” stated Evan Price, President and Chief Executive Officer of CO2 Solutions. “CO2 is recognized as the most abundant greenhouse gas (GHG). The VCQ Project will demonstrate that CO2 can also be an important feedstock for many...
WorkFusion takes the lead as most secure RPA provider in automation space, announcing ISO 27001 compliance certificate and CyberArk partnership
The international ISO 27001 Standard provides requirements for an organization’s information security management system. WorkFusion has met these standards through the analysis, design, development, testing, maintenance and implementation of its software applications. Partnering with CyberArk delivers certified technology integrations between CyberArk and WorkFusion’s products. CyberArk’s credentials management allows WorkFusion’s customers to extend the power of account security across their organization and enhance their overall security. Key benefits include: Inviolable passwords Safe credentials storage Secure authentication Support for multiple platforms In addition to CyberArk integration, WorkFusion’s platform offers best-in-class security features such as: Password vault storage Strong algorithm encryption Key management Access management Security audit log “It is of utmost importance to us to provide the highest available security...
Cyan Group of Hotels – Hands Across the Sand 2017
With this activity the guests wanted to give a sign against the pollution in the oceans. Heraklion Crete, Greece, September 12, 2017– The Cyan group of hotels actively demonstrate their environmental protection policy with this international campaign participation at “Hands Across the Sand 2017.” From the hotels Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa and the neighbor Akti Zeus Hotel over 376 guests came together building a human chain across the beach. With this activity the guests wanted to give a sign against the pollution in the oceans. Also Santa Marina Beach Hotel in Amoudara – Heraklion and Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa – Sitia took part to this activity creating also from their side a human chain on their beaches. This campaign aims in creating environmental awareness for the guests as well as for the municipality. Cyan group of hotels The Cyan group of hotels was founded in 1977 and represents...
Air Products and Lu’An Clean Energy Company to form $1.3 Billion Joint Venture for Coal-to-Syngas Project in China’s Shanxi Province
Air Products has already invested $300 million to build, own and operate four large air separation units (ASUs) to supply the Changzhi City site. Under the new agreement, Air Products will contribute the ASUs and invest a further $500 million for a 60 percent ownership in the new JV. With this majority position, Air Products will fully consolidate the JV financial results. Lu’An will contribute the gasification and syngas clean-up system, will receive $500 million of cash and will have a 40 percent ownership in the new JV. The new joint venture, to be called Air Products Lu’an (Changzhi) Co., Ltd., will own and operate the ASUs and gasification and syngas clean-up system. The JV will receive coal, steam and power from Lu’An and will supply syngas to Lu’An under a long-term, onsite contract. Closing is expected as soon as possible, pending initial operational start-up and government and regulatory approvals.
Mercury Insurance is Ready to Assist Customers as Hurricane Irma Threatens Georgia
“Hurricanes of this magnitude are extremely dangerous and not to be taken lightly,” says Mercury Insurance Chief Claims Officer Randy Petro. “Water surges and strong winds often precede the eye of the storm, so it’s extremely important to be prepared and comply with evacuation notices. We’ve mobilized our claims teams and are ready to respond quickly to our customers’ requests for help. Whether it’s providing living expenses while they’re out of their homes due to a covered loss or facilitating claims, we’re committed to providing Mercury policyholders with the assistance they need.” Mercury specializes in personal auto and homeowners insurance, and encourages customers to review insurance policies each year with their local agents. The company’s claims adjusters will assess damage to policyholders’ property due to rain and wind. Homeowners seeking coverage from flood and debris flows should review the National Flood Insurance Program at
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