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New committee formed to raise poverty-fighting nonprofit"s visibility, support in Atlanta

The Atlanta Committee for CARE will hold its inaugural meeting on Feb. 18......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Aloha United Way awards $1M to nonprofits for emergency needs

Whilst in the midst of Aloha United Way's 100th annual giving campaign to raise $10 million to give directly back to the community, the nonprofit organization donated $1 million to 27 nonprofits this year in support of 30 nonprofit programs throug.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2019

Jacksonville consulting firm to help head arts tax campaign in North Carolina

Supporters of a Mecklenburg County proposal to raise sales taxes have turned to not one, not two, but three political consulting firms to help build support for a referendum this fall. The firms are mapping strategy for the newly formed Partnership.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Goodwill Goes Glam! celebrates the nonprofit"s 60th anniversary: Slideshow

The eighth annual Goodwill Goes Glam! fashion show set out to raise more than $400,000 for the nonprofit’s job training, education and support services to assist more than 12,000 local residents in need each year. Click through the gallery above fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

Jamestown agencies receive $800K for poverty reduction programs

The Jamestown area will develop programs to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity with help from $800,000 in state funding. The state will support programs by regional nonprofit and educational providers through the Empire State Poverty .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Bitcoin Faces Further Losses if Bulls Can’t Disrupt Bearish Chart Pattern

Bitcoin has formed a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern with neckline support at $9,400......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 25th, 2020

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is throwing her support behind 5 new female progressive Democrats

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced on Friday that she's endorsing seven female progressive candidates for the House and Senate through her political action committee.  The s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2020

New CEO takes helm at St. Louis nonprofit

UCP Heartland, a nonprofit support organization for people with disabilities, named Clint Bolser as its new CEO. He took the post late last month, succeeding Brenda Wrench, who had led the organization from 2016 until last spring. Shari Clay, UCP H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

Malaysia"s AirAsia X forms committee to review Airbus bribery allegations

Malaysian long-haul budget airline AirAsia X has formed a board committee to review corruption allegations by Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO), a stock exchange filing showed on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2020

Viewpoint: In the fight against human trafficking, unity is key

Fighting human trafficking is a team effort that no single person or organization can solve alone, writes Atlanta attorney Ted Blum......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2020

Future U.S.-UK trade deal needs labor, climate protections, enforcement: U.S. lawmaker

A future U.S.-UK trade agreement must incorporate strong provisions on worker rights, environmental protection, and enforcement to ensure bipartisan support, U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2020

Stormont Hospitality Group, Allen Morris Co. create AMS Hospitality

Atlanta-based hotel developer Stormont Hospitality Group and real estate firm The Allen Morris Co. have formed a new enterprise to acquire and develop hotels. The venture, AMS Hospitality (AMS), will focus initially on southeast United States market.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

Avis Budget Group adopts one-year shareholder rights plan

Avis Budget Group Inc. said Tuesday a special committee formed by its board to manage its engagement with shareholder SRS Investment Management has agreed to adopt a one-year shareholder rights plan. The plan seeks .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 28th, 2020

Home Depot Co-Founder Bernie Marcus urges CEOs to fight socialist thinking in U.S.

Co-founder of Atlanta-based The Home Depot Inc. Bernie Marcus said U.S. CEOs had better start fighting the threat from socialist thinking. But Marcus told Chief Executive he’s afraid that social media has made executives fearful of speaking out. H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

Anchorage, Bison Trails Execs to Helm Libra’s New ‘Technical Steering Committee’

The Libra Association has formed a steering committee to oversee the creation of its technical roadmap......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 16th, 2020

Fed"s Bostic: "High bar" to any rate hike given need to raise inflation

There is a "high bar" to the U.S. Federal Reserve raising interest rates given the need to raise inflation and guard against any drop in inflation expectations, Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2020

Bank of America"s Thomas Lillis is also a foundation starter

Bank of America senior vice president Thomas Lillis is part of a group that launched a nonprofit last year to raise money to help fight blood cancers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2020

Hawaii State Legislature now accepting Grant-In-Aid applications

Hawaii lawmakers are now accepting Grant-In-Aid applications for the 2020 legislative session, Senate Ways and Means Committee Chair Donovan Dela Cruz and House Finance Committee Chair Sylvia Luke announced recently. Qualified nonprofit and other .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

Troops in Iraq have been reassigned from fighting ISIS to protecting US assets amid Iran conflict

Amid conflict with Iran, a US-led coalition formed to fight the threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been reassigned to protecting the bases that house its own troops. The forces of the Combined Joint Task .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2020

Capitol Report: Influential Senate Republican says he doesn’t support cannabis-banking bill that passed House

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo on Wednesday said he doesn’t support a House-approved bill that aims to protect banks that work with the marijuana industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 18th, 2019

FDA committee sets stage for Epizyme"s first product approval

After more than a decade of ups and downs in the drug development process, Cambridge biotech Epizyme is poised to start 2020 with good news after an FDA advisory committee voiced support for its cancer drug. Epizyme (Nasdaq: EPZM) is asking the F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2019