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Avenu Insights & Analytics Enhances Strategic Focus on Payment Solutions with New Board Member O.B. Rawls IV

CENTREVILLE, Va., May 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Avenu Insights & Analytics, a leader in software and technology solutions for public sector agencies, is pleased to announce the appointment of O.B. Rawls IV to its Board of Directors. This strategic addition enables the company to continue executing its strategy of providing advanced payment processing solutions while strengthening its leadership in the fintech and public sector landscapes.

RMA Hired by Downtown Kissimmee CRA for Branding & Marketing Strategy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

Long Time Ferret Activist Pat Wright Files Lawsuit Against California Fish and Game Commission President Eric Sklar

LA MESA, Calif., May 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pat Wright, a resident of La Mesa, California, has filed a lawsuit against Eric Sklar, President of the California Fish and Game Commission in San Diego Superior Court, challenging the arbitrary classification of domestic ferrets as wild animals. The lawsuit, titled Wright v. Sklar, was filed in the San Diego Superior Court and seeks a writ of mandate and declaratory relief. Wright is the founder of LegalizeFerrets.org.

The Black Chamber of Arizona Advances Economic Growth with Second Cohort, Empowering 30 Entrepreneurs through Supplier diversity readiness program

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 26, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Chamber of Arizona is proud to announce the induction of 30 diverse small business owners into ImpactAZ 2025, a multi-Year program focused on contracting readiness. The program works directly with corporations to create more access and equity in purchasing and procurement. The 2nd cohort kicked off on April 24th awarding a total of $75,000 in scholarships, underscoring the commitment to fostering economic growth across the state of Arizona.

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

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

Robin Litaker Announces Key Campaign Personnel for Congressional Run in Alabama’s 7th District

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Litaker for Congress is pleased to announce the appointment of three key personnel who will play crucial roles in her bid for the congressional seat in Alabama's 7th district. This team combines deep political acumen with innovative approaches, aligning perfectly with the campaign's mission.

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

BOISE, Idaho, April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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 $150 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Projects

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

Legacy of Valor: Persian American Civic Action Network [PACAN] Hosts 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Persian American Civic Action Network [PACAN] is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering Iranian-Americans for civic engagement and activism for the restoration of diplomatic relations between the United States and a free, democratic, and secular Iran. PACAN is excited to announce their 3rd annual fundraising Gala to celebrate the Centennial of the Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF).

Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy announces Arizona State Governor Katie Hobbs Proclaims January 16, 2024 ‘ImpactAZ Day’

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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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Concordia names Porto, Portugal as host city of its 2024 Europe Summit on May 28-29

PORTO, Portugal, Jan. 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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 Insights & Analytics Announces the Acquisition of Finvi’s State and Local Government Division

CENTREVILLE, Va., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

ImpactAZ 2025 documents economic strides of statewide supplier-diversity accelerator

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting Group today announced that ImpactAZ 2025, a statewide supplier-diversity accelerator serving black and other minority business owners, has announced the results from its inaugural cohort. Thirty-five participants selected for the accelerator completed the program, with 75% attending all technical assistance programming.

Collaborative Agile Solutions LLC Provides Enterprise Agile Strategist Support to Global Hawk

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Collaborative Agile Solutions LLC (CAS) has teamed with DCS Corporation to provide the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) High Altitude Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Division with Enterprise Agile Strategist Support.
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The California Association of Veteran Service Agencies (CAVSA) Annual Report Unveils Progress and Continued Challenges for the Golden State’s 1.38 Million...

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the California Association of Veteran Service Agencies (CAVSA), a consortium of six non-profit veteran service providers, released its 2023 California Veterans Community Report, providing data and analysis on the current challenges faced by California veterans, highlighting the strides made in the past year, and presenting their advocacy strategy for 2024 and beyond-with a focus on behavioral health and housing initiatives.

Landmark Study Reveals Nearly $2 Billion Increase in Economic Impact of Sports in Southern California, Revealing Significant Recovery and Growth Post-Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

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

CENTREVILLE, Va., Oct. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

By Light Awarded $4M Army National Guard Contract

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), a renowned provider of IT services and simulation solutions, is excited to announce its continued collaboration with Warhorse Training Solutions to provide cutting-edge recruiting systems to the U.S. Army National Guard (ARNG). This newly awarded contract, valued at $4,040,361, is set to significantly expand the deployment of By Light's recruiting experiences from 252 to an impressive 954 systems.

Concordia Releases 2023 Amazonas Summit Solutions Report and Announces Guyana as Location for 2024

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 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.

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