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Jul 01, 2020, 11:48 ET Fire Victim Trust Funded July 1st

The PG&E Fire Victim Trust announced today that it has been funded effective today. The Trust received the Fire Victim Trust settlement proceeds from ...


Jul 01, 2020, 07:15 ET M-Fire Holdings, LLC patents new technology to create novel approach to wildfire management

M-Fire Holdings, LLC announces additions to the proven Mighty Fire Breaker® product line designed to defend property and roadway right-of-way from...


Jun 30, 2020, 12:46 ET Congressional Action Plan Focuses Needed Attention on Climate Adaptation, Resilience in American Communities

Today, the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis brought needed attention to the importance of resilient construction and stronger...


Jun 30, 2020, 08:11 ET Michigan Firm Develops Free, No-Contact COVID Survey Software

PDANS, Inc. is proud to announce Test Alerts™; a free screening tool that enables efficient, contact-free collection of COVID-19 Survey data....


Jun 29, 2020, 15:00 ET With Fire Season Here, NSSF PSAs Remind Recreational Shooters to help Prevent Wildfires

With more than 23,000 wildfires having burned already this year—an increase of 20 percent over last year—the National Shooting Sports Foundation...


Jun 29, 2020, 13:18 ET The U.S. Projected to Lead The COVID-19 Mitigation Products Market: $55 to $112 Billion* per annum, Followed by China

HSRC announces the publication of its research report, "US COVID-19 Pandemic Mitigation Products Market - 2020-2024". According to this most...


Jun 29, 2020, 13:13 ET GetInsured Purchases More Than Million and a Half Dollars of Medical Debt In New Jersey Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

GetInsured, a health insurance marketplace platform provider, purchased and retired $1.6 million of medical debt in the State of New Jersey after a...


Jun 29, 2020, 10:13 ET 1901 Group Partners with the Virginia Ready Initiative to Help Virginians Get Back to Work

1901 Group today announced it is a Business Partner of the Virginia Ready Initiative (VA Ready), a new initiative to help unemployed Virginians...


Jun 29, 2020, 05:01 ET First Street Foundation releases new data disclosing the flood risk of every home in the contiguous U.S.

The nonprofit research and technology group First Street Foundation has publicly released flood risk data for more than 142 million homes and...


Jun 25, 2020, 15:22 ET Going-Out-of-Business Sales Resume at 107 Modell's Sporting Goods Locations Across Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

With retailers resuming in-store operations following the months-long COVID-19 pause, shoppers from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic will find...


Jun 25, 2020, 11:00 ET FinancialForce Launches Risk Tracker and Zoom Connector for More Powerful Risk Assessment and Collaboration in the Pandemic Environment

FinancialForce, provider of the only modern ERP suite and the #1 professional services automation (PSA), today announced the availability of two new...


Jun 24, 2020, 14:15 ET Flooding in Jefferson, Orleans, Terrebonne Parishes: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage

U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents of Jefferson, Orleans and Terrebonne Parishes impacted by flooding. A low pressure...


Jun 24, 2020, 10:37 ET Hurricane Prep More Critical in the Age of COVID-19, Reports Power Equipment Direct

With June's official start to the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season coinciding with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, generator manufacturers are...


Jun 23, 2020, 11:11 ET A New Treatment For COVID-19? Breathing Center Believes It's Old.

The outcomes from a recent drug trial in the UK demonstrate that the breathing normalization method developed by a Russian physiologist K. Buteyko...


Jun 23, 2020, 10:49 ET PM Hotel Group Launches Peace Of Mind By PM Hotel Group

The world has fundamentally changed due to the the Coronavirus pandemic, and how people travel is also evolving. PM Hotel Group launched its initial...


Jun 23, 2020, 09:00 ET New study finds that COVID-19 is solidifying Gen Z's core characteristics and values particularly their cautious approach to spending, their aspirations for a more just world and their optimism

Gen Z planet LLC, a research and advisory firm focused on the next generation of culture-creators, employees and consumers, today released the...


Jun 22, 2020, 07:37 ET Attend Virtual Franchise Trade Show Thursday June 25th From Your Home

Sign up for a free registration to attend the Virtual Reality Franchise Expo (VRFE) at www.franexpousa.com taking place this Thursday June 25th...


Jun 18, 2020, 16:44 ET Media Brief: Working Solutions Experts Can Address How Businesses Should Prepare for Hurricanes Amid the Pandemic

Doubled-down Dilemma: As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on, the 2020 hurricane season rolls in — with above normal numbers of hurricanes predicted. The...


Jun 18, 2020, 12:33 ET Purpose Report 2020 Is a Mandate for Corporate Change and a Framework to Address Race, COVID-19

A new report sheds light on the cultural shift to purpose, the conflict between purpose and profit, and the implications for business leaders. The...


Jun 17, 2020, 13:25 ET Piedmont Natural Gas urges customers to stay safe following floods

Piedmont Natural Gas is arming customers with safety tips in the event severe weather floods natural gas meters or appliances in the aftermath of a...


Jun 17, 2020, 13:08 ET Bush Fire Evacuees: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage

U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to residents impacted by the Bush Fire in Tonto National Forest. The fire ...


Jun 17, 2020, 12:00 ET COVID-19's Impact on M&A Valuations

The following is a blog post written by Joe Froehlich, Managing Director, TKO Miller. The M&A market is alive and well, though operating slower and...


Jun 12, 2020, 11:51 ET 5 Tips for Staying Powered Up Through Oregon's Wildfire Season

With over 75% of Oregon experiencing drought and the state experiencing its earliest start to wildfire season in over 50 years, power companies are...


Jun 11, 2020, 15:48 ET Church's Chicken® Introduces Forward-Thinking Distributed Workforce Innovations With A Comprehensive Corporate Office Experience

In the face of the current public health crisis, Church'sChicken® has risen as a leader in supporting its restaurant-level teams and the communities...


Jun 11, 2020, 14:00 ET New Survey Shows COVID-19 is Having a Significant Impact on the Mental Health of America's Frontline Healthcare Providers and First Responders

On the three-month milestone of the global pandemic, Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) announced the results of a national survey of frontline healthcare...