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11th Annual “Evening Before” Benefitting MPTF

2017-09-17

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,...

CO2 Solutions Welcomes Kiverdi as a Partner in the VCQ Project

2017-09-14

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...

Star-studded Celebration Party at Plaza 66 in Shanghai to Mark Historic Milestone

2017-09-10

Hang Lung invited world-class art photographer David LaChapelle and leading street-style photographer Tommy Ton as celebrated guests and they also captured memories of Plaza 66 with their cameras and unique style respectively. For the photos taken by the two world renowned photographers, and more photos of the celebration, please download from the following hyperlinks: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ar2ynywan9lb1jl/AAAFAt5NA_ZfBuO57H7sFiOza?dl=0 https://pan.baidu.com/s/1hs9trEG About Plaza 66, ShanghaiLocated at 1266, Nanjing Xi Lu, the most vibrant shopping destination in Shanghai’s Jing’an District, Plaza 66 spans a total gross floor area of over 270,000 square meters. As an iconic landmark in Shanghai, Plaza 66...

Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria to Host August Giveback Tuesday Event Benefiting National Council of Jewish Women

2017-08-12

    ST. LOUIS, MO, August 12, 2017 — Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria in Rock Hill is proud to announce their upcoming Giveback Tuesday event, which will benefit the National Council of Jewish Women. The event is slated for Tues., August 22. Every month, Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria features a local nonprofit charity and donates 100 percent of the earned proceeds from the entire day to the charity. Lunch, dinner, drinks, and carryout are all included. So far, Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria has donated more than $120,000 to local nonprofit organizations. Funds raised from this Giveback Tuesday event will help support the National Council of Jewish Women and their annual Back to School! Store, which is a one-day event in which more than 1,300 pre-selected elementary school children walk through and choose brand new items from the organization’s pop-up store. The money raised will help purchase clothing, backpacks filled with...

Global Luggage Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors are Louis Vuitton, Rimowa, Samsonite, TUMI & VF Corporation

2017-08-11

The global luggage market to grow at a CAGR of 6.07% during the period 2017-2021. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global luggage market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated through the sales of luggage to individual consumers globally. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Luggage and related luggage products are increasingly moving away from having only utilitarian value to functioning as fashion accessories. Luggage products have been gaining consumer interest with the growing popularity of outdoor sports and adventure travel, apart from a rise in the global travel industry. Innovation is expected in design, color, shape, and weight. Leather and microfibers are being used to manufacture lightweight luggage products. Specialty luggage products are being introduced promising enhanced comfort, convenience, and utility. The concept...

Sales Leaders Join Bandura Executive Team

2017-08-11

ST. LOUIS and BALTIMORE, Aug. 11, 2017 — Bandura®, LLC, a trusted cybersecurity innovator, today announces the addition of key sales leadership positions.  Mike Danforth joins as Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales, Paul Crutchfield as VP of Sales Engineering, and Tami Sarjeant as VP of Channel Sales Worldwide.  All three brought Tenable Network Security exponential revenue growth.  Together they bring an extensive industry knowledge and credibility to lead Bandura’s growth, building on the addition of Bill McInnis, who formerly ran Federal Programs at Internet Identity/InfoBlox. and joined Bandura in February as President and Chief Product Officer.   BanduraONE™ SaaS platform helps organizations gain control over the rising flood of cyberattacks and simplify management through a single point of command of distributed PoliWall appliances and PoliCloud instances, that are actively blocking millions of threat indicators in real-time. ...

The Travelers Protective Association Presents More Than $20,000 in Grants

2017-08-11

St. Louis-based fraternal benefit society gives 42 scholarships to those in need. St. Louis, MO, August 11, 2017– The Travelers Protective Association (TPA), a fraternal benefit society, recently awarded 42 scholarships through its Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired totaling $21,750 during the 2017 second quarter. The grants, which are awarded nationwide to recipients throughout the year, ranged from $100 to $750 per person based on necessity. Recipients were located in 21 different states and ranged in age from one to 95 years old. This quarter 16 grants were presented to Missouri residents. Established in 1975, the organization’s Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired provides financial aid to those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Grants are used for mechanical devices, medical and specialized treatment, and education that includes speech classes and interpreters. To date the trust has distributed over...

Panama Papers: India’s Revelation of LOPAG Trust Reg.

2017-08-11

DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES, August 11, 2017 — The information surrounding LOPAG Trust Reg. and the revelations continue to surface as the connections to the Panama Papers recur. In 2016, journalist P. Vaidyanathan Iyer (Indian Express news), provides insight into how LOPAG’s founder Louis Oehri was a director for CLAIR CONSULTANTS LTD. and Mr. Venkata Rao Madugula (New Delhi, India) was the owner and beneficiary of the company. Madugula was also the managing director and Ranjit Bahadur Singh was the other director of, now dormant, Transcom Services India Private LTD (Patpargani Industrial Estate). The connections into the Panama Papers were valid enough to open up an investigation which resulted in LOPAG removing CLAIR CONSULTANTS LTD. off their registry. Despite this action seeming to be pure at first sight, it cannot be ignored that the decision to support CLAIR CONSULTANTS...

O6 Environmental Awarded State of Missouri Contract

2017-08-10

St. Louis, MO, August 10, 2017– O6 Environmental is pleased to announce receipt of the recently awarded State of Missouri, Hazardous Substance Cleanup and Disposal contract # CS170840003. As a State of Missouri preferred use contractor, O6 ENV will be working with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MODNR) to provide both emergency and non-emergency clean up and disposal services. Registered members of the Cooperative Procurement Program (COOP), can access the services through the State contract. More detailed information pertaining to the COOP can be found at https://oa.mo.gov/purchasing/cooperative-procurement-services. “O6 Environmental expects to see an increase in engagement across the State of Missouri and looks forward to providing both the state and our clients with invaluable services,” said Caleb Tufts, Senior...

Digital Health Startup FareWell Announces Key Hires as it Launches its Enterprise Offering Aimed at Reversing Chronic Disease in the Workplace
Digital Health Startup FareWell Announces Key Hires as it Launches its Enterprise Offering Aimed at Reversing Chronic Disease in the Workplace

2017-08-08

We’ve known what it takes to prevent roughly 80% of all premature death, and the chronic diseases that precede it, for well over 20 years. The focus now must be on how – and FareWell is about how.” San Francisco, California August 08, 2017 — FareWell, a startup developing digital therapeutics to treat and reverse diabetes and heart disease, today announced two key additions to its executive team. Penny Moore and Sachin Kelkar join an esteemed team of leaders and advisors in a San Francisco-based startup focused on reversing chronic disease in the workplace to improve the health of American workers and competitiveness of their employers. Penny Moore joins...

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