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Strategic alliance will expand oil and gas software company’s resources to meet customer demand
TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
Waterfield Energy, a leading provider of advanced oil and gas software, and M33 Growth, a growth stage investment firm, today announced they have partnered to accelerate Waterfield’s technology innovation, go-to-market investment, and customer success resources.
An oil market rebound, and the resulting merger and acquisition flurry has created a unique opportunity for Waterfield Energy. “While our competitors have been busy managing through changing ownership, we have made unprecedented strides in the development of our fully customizable cloud-based and on-premises accounting software solution,” said Pete Waldroop, CEO at Waterfield Energy. “Our transparent and predictable pricing, streamlined upgrades, and unmatched support has led us to a 95% customer satisfaction rating and garnered the trust of some of the most respected names in the oil and gas industry. Nearly half of our customers have chosen to switch from a competitor to our more modern offering. We see tremendous opportunities to accelerate our product development and growth. This led us to partner with M33 to expand our resources and quicken our time to market with on-demand solutions.”
M33 Growth’s mission is to partner with bootstrapped, high-growth companies located outside traditional startup hubs who have built industry-leading products. “We see Waterfield as a perfect partner,” said Mike Anello, co-founder and managing director of M33 Growth. “Their team’s deep expertise and unique vision for solving the complex oil and gas accounting challenges are the reason we invested. As a minority partner, the M33 team will be supporting Pete and his team, adding our strategic and operational expertise to support Waterfield’s product development and strategic acquisitions to expand their leadership position.”
Waterfield Energy (WE) provides a fully-integrated software suite for the midstream and upstream sectors. From day one, the company has been committed to creating an innovative, collaborative partnership with its clients which they call the WE Experience. What separates them from legacy industry incumbents is the modern technology feel coupled with industry best product performance. Customers cite WE’s processing engine as a key differentiator. It has reduced running the hundreds of thousands to millions of month-end transactions to a matter of seconds versus the 20+ hours it takes the competition. Clients can analyze the output in real time and make changes as opposed to spending hours on post-closing adjustments. This is one of many ways the WE Experience is changing the face of the industry.
About M33 Growth
M33 Growth is a venture and growth stage investment firm that partners with founders and CEOs who have successfully bootstrapped their companies to strong growth and are positioned to rapidly scale their companies and break through as market leaders. With deep experience fueling sales and marketing engines, driving acquisitions and building value through data assets, M33 Growth seeks to propel portfolio companies to success in their markets. Founded by veterans of renowned investment firms with considerable operational experience, the Boston-based firm seeks to invest in companies in the software, healthcare and services sectors throughout North America. Learn more at m33growth.com
About Waterfield Energy
Waterfield Energy is the new standard in oil and gas accounting software. The company’s cloud-based or on-premises fully-integrated software suite provides the best end-to-end solution on the market. Faster setup, performance, reporting and streamlined upgrades leaves its clients more time for analyzing data and running their businesses. Combine this with client-focused technology advancements, known and transparent costs, and highly-qualified customer support members, and the WE Experience consistently exceeds expectations while setting performance benchmarks for the industry. Learn more at waterfieldenergysoftware.com.
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RackTop Systems today announced that it has been named the “PaaS Security Solution of the Year” in the Cloud Security category by the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. The annual awards recognize the most innovative companies, products, innovations and people in the information security industry today, and winners are selected by an independent panel of security experts.
FULTON, Md. (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
RackTop Systems, a leading provider of high-performance Software-Defined Storage embedded with advanced security, encryption and compliance, today announced that it has been named the “PaaS Security Solution of the Year” in the Cloud Security category by the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. The annual awards recognize the most innovative companies, products, innovations and people in the information security industry today, and winners are selected by an independent panel of security experts.
“We’re thrilled to receive this recognition for our disruptive, cyber-converged approach to storage that addresses data management, security and compliance in a single platform,” said Eric Bednash, co-founder and CEO of RackTop Systems. “Our storage platform offers seamless data management and data security capabilities, empowering enterprises and government organizations to increase productivity and address security and compliance challenges while reducing costs.”
RackTop’s products feature turn-key implementation and a user-friendly design which allows customers to both store and protect sensitive data from insider threats and cyberattacks while meeting internal and regulatory compliance requirements. By unifying multiple key functions under a single platform – such as automatic data backups, data replication, ransomware protection, encryption key management, real-time analytics and policy-based security – RackTop’s products help enterprises easily manage storage resources while reducing cost and complexity, optimizing operations, improving security and enhancing effectiveness over traditional solutions.
The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards recognize the best information security companies, products and people each year. All entries are judged by an independent panel of experts within the information security industry, with representation from a cross-section of industry experts. Judges are senior-level, experienced cybersecurity professionals that have personally worked within the information security space, including journalists, analysts and technology executives with experience in a range of information security positions and perspectives. From successful technology startups to veteran industry leaders, the panel of judges bring a balanced perspective of evaluation for the award nominations.
Details about winning products and companies can be found at: http://cybersecuritybreakthrough.com/award-winners/.
About RackTop Systems
RackTop Systems is a leading provider of high-performance Software-Defined Storage embedded with advanced security, encryption and compliance that empowers both government and commercial organizations. With an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, RackTop’s flagship product, BrickStor, is an all-in-one data storage and management platform that protects sensitive data from cyberattacks while meeting internal and regulatory compliance requirements. Fully configurable and flexible to handle growing data needs, the platform enables enterprises to easily create shared, distributed storage resources—reducing cost and complexity, optimizing operations and improving security. Headquartered in Fulton, Maryland, RackTop was founded in 2010 by veterans of the U.S. intelligence community who have been solving the most complex data and security problems for more than two decades. RackTop’s technology has been deployed at numerous organizations in a variety of industries worldwide, including government/DoD/public sector, media/advertising and entertainment, financial services, healthcare, higher education and life sciences, among others. For more information, visit http://www.racktopsystems.com and follow on Twitter @RackTop. Reported by PRWeb 12 hours ago.
Yearlong design and hiring challenge aims to help historically underserved students demonstrate 21st century skills to access better career pathways
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
Education Design Lab (the Lab), a national non-profit leader in the design and implementation of new learning models, announced today that it has accepted seven institutions, each with at least one employer partner, into the first, highly selective #TeeUpTheSkills cohort.
The cohort institutions serve 175,000 students in total. Most of the institutions serve a majority percentage of historically underserved populations, including a significant number of African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, active duty military, veterans and rurally-based students.
The #TeeUpTheSkills Cohort:· Alamo Colleges District (Employer Partner: San Antonio Works)
· American Public University System (Employer Partner: MVM, Inc.)
· Central New Mexico Community College (Employer Partner: TLC Plumbing, Jaynes Corporation)
· Langston University (Employer Partner: ONEOK)
· San José State University (Employer Partner: Cisco)
· University at Albany- State University of New York (Employer Partner: Startup NY, Branch VFX)
· University of Maine (Employer Partner: Bangor Bank, Northern Light Health)
This groundbreaking #TeeUpTheSkills initiative is the first of its kind to bring schools and employers together to understand how 21st Century Skills digital badges can close the skills gap and improve hiring practices, particularly for historically underserved learners. Most of the institutions in the cohort serve a majority percentage of underserved populations, including a significant number of African American, Latino, Native American, active duty military and veterans, and rurally-based students. The Lab will work closely with the employer partners, ranging from Fortune 500s to start-up collaboratives. The teams will identify the most in-demand 21st century skills for the entry-level jobs they need to fill and then offer the Lab’s 21st Century Skills digital badges to a pilot group of students at each institution. “Our employer advisory boards have continued to share the need for credentialing technical and 21st century skills,” said Denise Ojeda Industry Liaison at Central New Mexico Community College.
“Micro-credentials have gained a lot of traction quickly,” said Kathleen deLaski, founder and president of the Education Design Lab. “But to fulfill the promise that they will help students articulate key hire-ability skills and make them digitally visible to employers, we need hiring managers to give us clearer “market signals” to validate these as credentials. We are very excited that these employers see enough promise to jumpstart this translation process.”
Participating employers have agreed to look at the resume of any student who earns the 21st century skill badges, so learning providers can learn how to better prepare and equip all students with the skills and credentials they need to be digitally “discoverable” by these and other employers.
Asa Stone, Presidential Fellow of Micro-Credentialing at Central New Mexico Community College sees the promise: “How do we understand and translate skills that students have already acquired through life? The adversity faced by our students of color, budgeting restraints, being a single mom, etc. are all grounds where students are developing these transferable skills.” Luke Dowden, Chief Online Learning Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor at Alamo Colleges District agrees, “ultimately it gives both our students and our employers partners the confidence that when a student transitions into the workforce they have the skills they need to meet the employers business needs.”
This initiative is launched in partnership with Credly and Checkster, ed-tech platform and assessment partners who are providing services pro-bono. #TeeUpTheSkills pilots will run during the 2018-2019 academic year.
TeeUp refers to the “T shaped worker,” the concept that successful career climbers need to master technical skills, but perhaps more importantly, they need horizontal, 21st century skills as they move up the career ladder to help them collaborate, problem solve, communicate and build empathy and leadership competencies. The Lab will be sharing “T-profiles” for different job pathways and other learnings from this project through its Innovator Network. Sign up to join here.
– Learn more about #TeeUpTheSkills here. Reported by PRWeb 12 hours ago.
Announcing the availability of a new sexual harassment training course to help employers in New York City and New York State meet new sexual harassment training requirements and fast-approaching deadlines.
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
Traliant, an innovator in online compliance training for the modern workforce, today announced the availability of a new sexual harassment training course to help employers in New York City and New York State meet new sexual harassment training requirements and fast-approaching deadlines.
New York State recently issued draft model training guidelines requiring that New York-based employers conduct annual sexual harassment training for all employees starting October 9, 2018. All employees − including part-time and temporary workers − must complete the training before January 1, 2019, and new employees must be trained within 30 days of their start date.
The New York Edition of Traliant’s industry-leading Preventing Discrimination and Harassment meets the training requirements and covers all the essential topics required under New York State’s anti-harassment legislation and New York City’s Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act.
For more information, please visit: New York Sexual Harassment Training
“This special edition enables organizations doing business in New York to start training their employees today and feel confident they can meet the new standards and January 1 deadline,” said Mike Pallatta, Traliant’s CEO and Co-Founder. “The web-based training course is cost-effective, easy to deploy and provides employers with a new approach to sexual harassment training that can help them effectively address the issues and challenges of the #MeToo era.”
Traliant’s interactive sexual harassment training explains and presents realistic examples of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, bystander intervention and other timely topics, including diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias and workplace civility. Employees explore these topics in a series of bite-sized episodes, featuring video scenarios that challenge them to choose alternate endings. Quizzes, assessments and thought-provoking exercises are woven into each episode to raise awareness of sexual harassment and other workplace misconduct, and promote positive behavior and attitudes.
Traliant was founded by industry veterans from some of the world’s most successful compliance training companies to meet the challenge of transforming compliance training from boring to brilliant. Backed by Martinson Ventures, Traliant delivers immersive, bite-sized training on an eLearning platform that enables fast and easy customization. For more information visit: https://www.traliant.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Reported by PRWeb 11 hours ago.
The number of suicides among younger veterans has increased “substantially,” according to a report released Wednesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Reported by FOXNews.com 4 hours ago.
Leighton Meester’s new role as a sharply-opinionated single mother in the ABC fall comedy “Single Parents” may seem like a departure for the one-time “Gossip Girl” star, but the actress said it’s a role that better reflects her current life and interests.
“I hadn’t been actively seeking [to play a mom], but I think it makes sense to me,” Meester, herself the mother of a young child, said in an interview with TheWrap. “Those roles, by their nature, are given the room to have a little bit more depth. … After having a kid, watching roles come in, I connect to those types of roles more now.”
Much like “New Girl,” co-creator Elizabeth Meriwether and J.J. Philbin’s last project, “Single Parents” revolves around a group of oddballs — in this case, solo parents of elementary school-aged kids (widowed, divorced, never married — the show, at least for the time being, is less interested in their backstories than their current realities). The pack of misfits develop a borderline co-dependent friendship out of proximity and necessity.
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Meester stars as Angie, the de facto leader of the group — part-carpool network, part-support system — who has little patience for Will (Taran Killam), an eager new class parent whose whole life has been consumed by attending to the needs of his daughter. Brad Garrett, Kimrie Lewis and Jake Choi also star.
“She’s just figuring it out as she goes along, having to navigate life as an autonomous grownup,” Meester said. “Still having the part of her that is her and her own personal identity, but it shifts so much when you have a kid. You kind of lose sight of that a bit.”
Previously known for her dramatic work, Meester gets the chance to flex her considerable comedic chops in the role, which she described as “at once very fun and light-hearted and kind of silly, while still tackling a little bit more of a serious side of the difficulty of single-parenting.”
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“It seemed like — and has turned out to be — a very fun kind of project to work on in itself, aside from the material,” she said. “Being on set and having it be this really fun and collaborative experience is really rewarding.”
Read TheWrap’s full interview with Meester below.
*TheWrap: What first drew you to this role?*
*Meester:* [It was] the people putting it all together. The executive producers, the writers, the showrunner, all of their previous work. Jason Winer, Elizabeth Meriwether, JJ Philbin, and Taran Killam was attached as well. Which all was very enticing. I just really loved all of their work. And the script, it was so fun to read. Every character was so well-defined, and the group dynamic was so fun. It really worked for me. Aside from that, the fact that I was able to take on a role that was all at once very fun and light-hearted and kind of silly, while still kind of tackling a little bit more of a serious side of the difficulty of single-parenting. I wanted to take on that challenge. It’s been fun.
*I know you are a mother in real life, too. Is it a role you’ve sought to play on screen as well?*
I hadn’t been actively seeking that out, but I think it makes sense to me. Those roles, by their nature, are given the room to have a little bit more depth. But I think also just turning 30 and actually having a child, people are sometimes like, “Well you can’t play a young woman anymore. You have to play a mom.” But the lucky thing for me is that this mom is such a well-rounded character with so many other aspects to her character that are very grounded. I wasn’t actively searching for it, but now after having a kid, watching roles come in, I connect to those types of roles more now.
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*You’re not a single parent, but is that struggle to keep your kids from taking over your whole life something you found yourself relating to?*
Yeah, doing it for an hour, or a week, or a month, or however long you do it solo, it’s so hard, even for an afternoon. Major respect to single moms who do it 24/7 and also work and have to juggle a lot. But I completely relate to the character in that she’s just figuring it out as she goes along, having to navigate life as an autonomous grownup. Still having the part of her that is her and her own personal identity, but it shifts so much when you have a kid. You kind of lose sight of that a bit.
*This and “Making History” from a couple seasons ago are more overtly comedic than the roles you’ve taken in the past. What has drawn you to doing these kind of comedies?*
I think it’s kind of just everything. This show in particular — I think the family dynamic all sort of makes sense to me. It seemed like — and has turned out to be — a very fun kind of project to work on in itself, aside from the material. Being on set and having it be this really fun and collaborative experience is really rewarding. And being on “Making History” was no different. Being part of an experience with people I find so funny and going to work everyday and not feeling like it’s work.
*You, Brad Garrett and Taran Killam are all TV veterans, but you all have very different backgrounds. Have you found yourselves learning from each other at all?*
Yeah definitely. I’d always leave it to Taran and Brad to tell us great stories about all of their experiences. [Taran] is from “SNL” and [Brad] is from a long, long run on a sitcom, and then he’s also a crazy amazing stand-up comic. He’s amazing, in every way. He’s also on “I’m Dying Up Here,” so he’s got a lot of projects going. But yeah, I feel like I have a lot to learn. And they’re so open to helping and supporting. The nice thing is that, yeah, everyone is coming from different worlds, but at the same time we can come together. Between me and Taran and Brad being parents, that’s something we can all find in common. That kind of shared history is really fun.
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*Having started acting at a young age, what is it like to be on the other side of that now, working with these young kids?*
I think everyone has a different experience, obviously. And as a kid, my experience was colored by my home life more than by what I’d consider my set life. I would say, for me, had I been in their position, maybe it would be different. But those kids are so smart. They’re very mature, very professional. And they’re on a show that’s fun and funny — there’s a playground as part of our set. It’s not a drama where they’re having to cry every scene, it’s not a real hardcore dramatic show. So I guess the pressure isn’t as high, at least I hope it’s not. I hope that they’re having fun. They all love each other, and they’re all super funny.
“Single Parents” premieres Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9:30/8:30c on ABC.
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The rate of suicide among young military veterans has increased substantially despite efforts by the Department of Veterans Affairs to curb the problem, according to new data.
Reported by Wall Street Journal 2 hours ago.
The 2018 Lone Sailor Awards Dinner, hosted by the United States Navy Memorial, was held on September 20th at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Approximately 500 people gathered to honor the newest Lone Sailor Award recipients, Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. and Bill Hannigan.
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
The United States Navy Memorial hosted its 2018 Lone Sailor Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 20th at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.
The Lone Sailor Award is given to Sea Service veterans who have excelled with distinction in their respective careers and lives during or after their military service. Approximately 500 people showed up to honor the Navy Memorial’s newest award recipients, Harvey Barnum, Jr. and William Hannigan. The number of members, corporate partners, and supporters in attendance was higher than it had been in at least 3 years.
The dinner program began with the Presentation of Colors by the United States Sea Services Color Guard and the United States Navy Ceremonial Band. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mike Petters, President and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Rear Admiral Frank Thorp IV, President and CEO of the Navy Memorial, provided welcoming remarks and highlighted the organization’s growth in the past year. This progress includes an eight percent increase in visitation, the opening of two new exhibits, and several new technological upgrades inside the Navy Memorial Visitor Center.
The tribute to Hannigan was given by Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Admiral Bill Moran, who presented him with the Lone Sailor Award. Hannigan, a U.S. Navy veteran, attributed much of his success to his family, his shipmates on the USS Jack SSN-605, and the crew’s Skipper.
Dr. Jack London provided the tribute for Barnum and presented him with the Lone Sailor award. Dr. London is the Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of CACI International, Inc. and a member of the Navy Memorial’s Board of Directors. Barnum spoke about his time in the U.S. Marine Corps and the events that led up to him receiving the Medal of Honor in 1967.
The Lone Sailor Awards Dinner is hosted by the Navy Memorial every year to Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate its constituents and award recipients. Next year’s event is scheduled for September 19th, 2019. To learn more about the Lone Sailor Awards Dinner, contact Lisa Barker at LBarker(at)navymemorial.org.
Visit http://www.navymemorial.org to view photos of the 2018 Lone Sailor Awards Dinner.
About the United States Navy Memorial
The Navy Memorial, located at 701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, consists of a large plaza with a granite map of the world, the iconic Lone Sailor statue, 3,500 square-foot museum area, a 240-person theater, the Ship’s Store which sells Navy memorabilia and the Navy Log, the nation’s largest publicly available data base of Sea Service veterans. Our mission is to Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the men and women of the Sea Services, past, present and future; and to Inform the public about their service. We do that mission with the support of tens of thousands of members and Corporate Partners, including Huntington Ingalls Industries, USAA, Veritas, CACI, Lockheed Martin, U.S. Money Reserve, California Water Service Group, General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc., Perspecta, Amphibious Warship Industrial Base Coalition, BAE Systems, Capital Bank, Ernst & Young, General Dynamics, L3 Technologies, Navy Mutual, NewDay USA, and Pratt & Whitney. To learn more, visit http://www.navymemorial.org Reported by PRWeb 8 hours ago.
Travel Docuseries Will Follow Michelin-Starred Chefs Over Ten Episodes As They Create Truly Forbidden Cuisine.
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
Leading cannabis lifestyle media and brand platform PRØHBTD today announced the start of pre-production on High Cuisine, a new travel, food and mind-altering docuseries, in partnership with Totem Media.
Debuting in 2019 across PRØHBTD’s rapidly growing network and additional distribution partners to be announced, the 10-episode, 22 minute travel docuseries will follow chefs Noah Tucker and Anthony Joseph -- veterans of Michelin-starred restaurants in Amsterdam and London -- as they travel the world in search of local dishes and ingredients in a mission to collect ancient mind-expanding herbs and plants to create truly forbidden cuisine. Their ‘psychoactive gastronomy’ takes the recent cannabis cookery trend up a notch, using exotic (safe, and mostly legal) ingredients like kanna, Syrian rue and ‘magic’ mushrooms to create a semi-orchestrated journey over several hours, courses and states of mind.
“We are making a big push investing in premium content that expands PRØHBTD's voice and audience and High Cuisine is evidence of that,” said PRØHBTD’s Chief Content Officer, Joshua Otten. “Not only are Noah and Anthony incredibly gifted chefs driven by a passion to find unique ingredients and altered experiences, but this is the first non-scripted network cooking series we've seen that embraces food, travel and entheogens in a way that is truly authentic.”
“High Cuisine puts a press on what is taboo and what is the line between what is comfortable, like food, and what maybe isn't comfortable, like the drugs different cultures experiment with. People have always been interested in food and drugs, but no one has ever really put them together in the way that we're doing it,” says High Cuisine chef Noah Tucker.
The first episode of High Cuisine takes place in Amsterdam and follows the chefs as they uncover and explore dozens of mind-altering herbs, leaves, barks, roots and seeds, all native to the cultural city. The chefs meet local experts in historic Dutch medicinal herbs, as well as modern cannabis testing techniques and restaurateur colleagues. The series provides an interesting, tasty addition to contemporary psychedelic trends, whether it’s the ‘micro-dosing’ of psychedelics for focus and creativity that has been popularized by Silicon Valley execs, or the boom in ayahuasca tourism and the correlating interest in indigenous tribal herbalism.
High Cuisine’s vision is to revolutionize the dining experience by skillfully fusing together haute cuisine and ancient mind-expanding herbs and plants into mouth-watering recipes that will take you on an unforgettable culinary journey.
The High Cuisine trailer first debuted on Facebook and quickly went viral, garnering more than 2.8M views without any sponsor support or paid media. Watch the trailer now at prohbtd.com/highcuisine.
PRØHBTD built the first and largest multi-platform video network in the cannabis industry. In addition to the company’s flagship lifestyle destination http://www.prohbtd.com, video content is syndicated across 17 different partner platforms including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon, Android TV, Dailymotion and others, which saw more than 23 million video views in August with an average view through rate of 3:45 minutes. The company creates a number of original programs including “Edibles” with Birdie Harrelson, niece of Woody Harrelson, and “Get Loud” with Slink Johnson (Adult Swim’s “Black Jesus”). PRØHBTD recently made headlines after closing its Series A funding round with a total of $12 million raised to date.
The production agreement between PRØHBTD and Totem Media was brokered by Rooftop Content Group.
PRØHBTD creates, builds and markets cannabis brands to global audiences. The company has built a first of its kind cannabis ecosystem that includes a brand creation and product development platform complemented by an in-house original content studio and expansive multi-platform video distribution network reaching an available audience of 100+ million people. More than 60 cannabis brands partner with PRØHBTD for brand development, design, market strategy, video production and branded integration within its original content, which is made by a team of award-winning creators.
PRØHBTD is recognized as the exclusive global cannabis partner of Advertising Week and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Learn more at http://www.prohbtd.com and http://www.prohbtdmedia.com.
About the chefs:
Two influential tastemakers brought together by their polar opposite personalities, Noah Tucker and Anthony Joseph have worked together for more than ten years, opening top restaurants and consulting for upscale hotels throughout Amsterdam. Both with impressive backgrounds and experience working in a number of Michelin-starred restaurants, the two chefs bring their individual skills and unique cooking approaches together for a combination that is an explosion of the senses, on screen and off.
About Totem Media:
Totem Media is on the cutting edge between established order and the new age anarchy. Totem creates, produces and facilitates any endeavour: refining and redefining everything we do, from series, formats, and documentaries, to large-scale gameshows. We’re always hungry for our next biggest challenge. https://www.totemmedia.nl
About Rooftop Content Group:
The way people consume entertainment is changing fast, though content and execution will always stay essential. We bundle technology, network, talent and vision, to make sure we stay on top of it. https://www.rooftopcontentgroup.com/ Reported by PRWeb 8 hours ago.
National Equipment Mobility Dealers Association, USAA and UPS receive top honors for support of the disability community
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) September 26, 2018
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, joined Paralyzed Veterans of America last night in honoring three companies for their leadership and efforts to expand the rights of the disabled. Over 400 guests attended the 13th annual event, which also raises important funds to help Paralyzed Veterans of America keep their programs and services available, free of charge, to veterans and their families.
“Members of Paralyzed Veterans of America—your advocacy for veterans, your adaptive sports and employment assistance programs, your educational opportunities and scholarships, your battle to ensure veterans with spinal cord injuries and disease are cared for—all of that empowers brave men and women to regain the freedom and independence they fought for,” said Secretary Wilkie during the program.
Three companies received special recognition. The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) from Tampa, Florida received The Access: ABLE Award. The award recognizes NMEDA’s commitment to providing disability and mobility solutions that remove barriers. The Employ: ABLE Award was presented to USAA based in San Antonio, Texas for leadership in veteran employment. Finally, UPS, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, received The Sustain: ABLE Award. UPS has provided corporate support of the Paralyzed Veterans of America mission, programs and services for many years.
“We are honored to recognize these outstanding companies,” said David Zurfluh, national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America. “Their leadership and dedication to helping further the Paralyzed Veterans of America mission is critical to our continued success as we advocate on behalf of our nation’s veterans.”
Significant contributions from corporate America made the evening possible. Leidos, a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, served as the presenting sponsor. Penske Automotive Group and Penske Truck Leasing provided support at the platinum level. Additional corporate support was provided by over 40 companies and foundations. Learn more about the Mission: ABLE Awards at http://bit.ly/PVAMissionABLE.
About Paralyzed Veterans of America
Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease. For more than 70 years, the organization has ensured that veterans receive the benefits earned through service to our nation; monitored their care in VA spinal cord injury units; and funded research and education in the search for a cure and improved care for individuals with paralysis.
As a life-long partner and advocate for veterans and all people with disabilities, Paralyzed Veterans of America also develops training and career services, works to ensure accessibility in public buildings and spaces, and provides health and rehabilitation opportunities through sports and recreation. With more than 70 offices and 33 chapters, Paralyzed Veterans of America serves veterans, their families and their caregivers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Learn more at pva.org Reported by PRWeb 7 hours ago.
Watch VideoDespite a decline in the suicide rate among all veterans, more and more younger veterans are dying by suicide.
New data from the Department of Veterans Affairs shows the suicide rate among veterans between 18 and 34 was the highest of all age groups, jumping from 40.4 deaths per 100,000 in 2015 to 45 per 100,000 in 2016. Younger veterans were the only age group whose suicide rate increased from 2015 to 2016. With that being said, veterans 55 and older had the largest share of suicide deaths in 2016, making up 58.1 percent of all veteran suicides.
Although the suicide rate among all veterans did fall between 2015 and 2016, it was still 1.5 percent higher than the rate among non-veteran adults.
There were more than 6,000 veteran suicides each year from 2008 to 2016. Nearly 70 percent of veteran suicide deaths in 2016 were by firearm, compared to 48 percent of U.S. suicides overall.
For free and confidential support from a trained counselor, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text "HOME" to the Crisis Text Line at 741741. Reported by Newsy 7 hours ago.
*NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 26, 2018 /* FinTech Connector will be an exhibiting sponsor at this year's Ascent Conference on October 3rd and 4th in New York City.
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The United States Office of Naval Research awarded the University of Hawaii West Oahu a $638,100 grant to create a program to support veterans interested in careers and education involving science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The three-year grant will allow UH West Oahu Associate Professor of Science Education Richard Jones to create the Veterans Empowered Through STEM program. UH said the grant will support student veterans who are interested in a career in a STEM-related field,…
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Operation Homefront Supports Victims of Hurricane and Volcano Disasters
SAN ANTONIO (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
With extensive flooding from Hurricane Lane following on the heels of the Kilauea volcano eruption, Operation Homefront, is ensuring that military families in Hawaii impacted by natural disasters are not forgotten. While the military often plays a key role in protecting civilians from the threat of natural disasters, the homes and families of our service members are as vulnerable as those of the civilian population.
Military families in Hawaii who were displaced, suffered damage, or are otherwise experiencing financial hardship because of these disasters may be eligible for assistance and are encouraged to apply for help through the organization’s Critical Financial Assistance program.
Operation Homefront can provide military families in need of assistance with hotel and temporary residence payments, mortgage/rent payments, utilities, auto payments/repairs, auto insurance, and food assistance. All needs will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Critical Financial Assistance is also available to support families of sick, ill or injured military veterans who left military service with an honorable discharge within seven years (or after September 11, 2001 for home repair assistance); as well as those actively drilling National Guard and Reserve personnel. To qualify, families must show a critical need for assistance. Detailed information on eligibility criteria is available at the Operation Homefront’s website, OperationHomefront.org.
About Operation Homefront: Founded in 2002, Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive – not simply struggle to get by – in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity oversight groups, 92 percent of Operation Homefront expenditures go directly to programs that support tens of thousands of military families each year. Operation Homefront provides critical financial assistance, transitional and permanent housing and family support services to prevent short-term needs from turning into chronic, long-term struggles. Thanks to the generosity of our donors and the support from thousands of volunteers, Operation Homefront proudly serves America’s military families. For more information, visit OperationHomefront.org. Reported by PRWeb 13 hours ago.
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Veterans Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi each had one of their best WNBA seasons.Both players credit changing the way they take care of their bodies off the court for their successes on it. Eating...
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Pinnacle's rapid momentum continues with the achievement of the next key partnership milestone with AWS, enabling further value it can deliver to consumers of cloud services.
NORWOOD, Mass. (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
Pinnacle Technology Partners, Inc. (PTP), a born-in-the-cloud consulting and services firm, today announced it has been recognized as a Standard Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN). The Standard Technology Partner distinction is earned by organizations that have invested in their AWS expertise, competencies and revenue by providing innovative approaches that allow faster adoption of public cloud services, such as AWS.
“We’re pleased to achieve the Standard partner status as a significant step in our larger journey for our practice. It’s a clear demonstration of our focus and customer success in cloud migration, optimization and support,” commented Aaron Jeskey, Cloud Practice Manager.
“Pinnacle’s approach of delivering managed cloud services along with top-notch security and networking expertise has allowed our clients to move their workloads to the cloud with the confidence and oversight that business demands,” said Gary Derheim, VP of Managed Services. “This next level of the AWS program will enable us to continue to innovate and enhance our managed governance offerings, as our clients look to accelerate their adoption of public cloud solutions.”
“AWS continues to lead the market for public cloud services, and we look forward to growing our partnership with AWS and enabling even more of our clients to better leverage the scalability and flexibility that AWS offers,” said Mike McElaney, PTP VP of Sales. “Our focus on cloud governance, optimization and security allows our clients to confidently move more of their mission critical applications to AWS.”
About Pinnacle Technology Partners, Inc.
Headquartered in Norwood, MA, Pinnacle Technology Partners (PTP) was created by a team of industry veterans, each of whom has 20+ years' experience solving complex technology challenges, coming together to build a company that delivers value to customers in today’s cloud ecosystem. PTP was born of the realization that cloud computing and related technologies are the next evolution of IT and will become the standard platform on which new innovations will develop. The company’s mission is to help businesses drive success through the strategic use of cloud-based technologies---not just for today, but for the future.
http://www.pinnacletechpartners.com Reported by PRWeb 13 hours ago.
COLORADO, Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colorado not only celebrates veterans this Veterans Day (Nov. 11), but every day and in many ways. Below is a compilation of news, events, programs, discounts and historic sites from across Colorado that educate visitors, honor and engage veterans and active service military members.
*Adaptive Adventures – Lakewood*
Adaptive Adventures runs a program for veterans called Adaptive Adventures Military Operations. The program offers experiences in skiing, snowboarding, climbing, kayaking, sailing, scuba and more.
*Adaptive Sports Center – Crested Butte*
The Adaptive Sports Center offers the Operation Rise and Conquer program providing high-quality adventure activities for military service personnel.
*Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center – Breckenridge*
The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center offers the Heroic Military program, offered free of cost to veterans injured in the line of duty and consisting of mountain retreats, river trips, trainings and other adventure activities.
*LEADS Serves – Ridgway*
LEADS Serves offers several programs specifically designed for veterans and their families including tandem cycling tours, equine therapy, hikes and ski treks.
*National Sports Center for the Disabled – Denver, Winter Park*
Military veterans are welcome to participate in all National Sports Center for the Disabled programs, and there are several programs specifically designed for veterans, including an adaptive airgun team, paddling club and archery clinic.
*Paradox Sports – Boulder*
Paradox’s mission is to revolutionize lives through unconventional, adaptive climbing opportunities and got its start running programs for veterans.
*Veterans Expeditions – Salida*
Veterans Expeditions is a veteran-led, chartered non-profit that functions as an outdoor community to leverage veteran leadership skills and reconnect service members to one another as well as outdoor opportunities.
*Veterans to Farmers – Denver*
With the mission of turning protectors into providers, the Veterans to Farmers (VTF) program trains veterans in agricultural systems, technologies and business operations.
*Warriors Write – Loveland*
Created by Heart-J Center for Experiential Learning, Warriors Write is a creativity and wellness program for female veterans.
*VETERANS EVENTS AND BENEFITS*
*SongwritingWith:Soldiers – Loveland - Oct. 26-28, 2018*
Hosted by the Heart-J Center for Experiential Learning, SongwritingWith:Soldiers operates from a simple principle — pair veterans and active-duty service members with professional songwriters to craft songs about their military experiences.
*2018 VetFest – Castle Rock – Oct. 27, 2018*
Presented by the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation, VetFest is a 5K and 10K race and street party in downtown Castle Rock.
*2018 Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade – Nov. 3, 2018*
Starting back in 2000, the Veterans Day Parade continues to be a wonderful tradition for the City of Colorado Springs. Individual veterans, veterans groups, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), marching bands, scouts and high schools are welcome to participate in the parade.
*4th Annual Veterans Tribute – Loveland – Nov. 4, 2018*
This annual event includes a resource fair, children’s choir, Military displays and family fun activities. Participants are encouraged to register in advance.
*Veterans Day Concert – Wellington – Nov. 10, 2018*
The Wellington Community Band will be honoring Veterans of the Armed Forces at their annual Veterans Day Concert.
*Denver Veterans Day Parade – Nov. 10, 2018*
The parade is broken down into serials that represent a different conflict in military history: Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, etc. A festival will follow the parade and will include music, vendors, family-friendly activities and more.
*Veterans Day Ceremony – Broomfield – Nov. 12, 2018*
This annual ceremony honors and celebrates the service of past veterans and current military personnel with speeches, song and tributes.
*Glass Poppy Display to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice and Veterans Day – Denver – Oct. 20 to Nov. 11*
Glass poppies, created by soldiers and veterans, will be displayed at Denver Botanic Gardens in partnership with Denver’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I armistice and to honor the 1,290 Colorado military members who died during the war.
*January Military Month - Crested Butte Mountain Resort – Jan. 4 to Feb. 7, 2019*
All active, disabled and retired military members and their dependents are invited to experience the mountain with discounts around the resort including $59 lift tickets, $35 lessons through the Adaptive Sports Center and lodging rates starting at $125 per night.
*Westin Riverfront’s 10th Mountain Division Ski Trooper Experience – Vail – Jan. 18-21, 2019 *
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Avon, Vail Valley is excited to host an exclusive ski weekend with professional skier Chris Anthony to celebrate and explore the incredible history of Colorado’s 10th Mountain Division Ski Troopers, who transformed the U.S. ski industry after World War II.
*VETERANS DAY SPECIALS AND DISCOUNTS*
*Discounted stay for veterans at Silver King Inn & Suites – Leadville*
The Silver King Inn & Suites in downtown Leadville is offering 15 percent off rooms from Nov. 9-12, and all veterans receive free pool passes to the Lake County Aquatic Center.
*Free admission for veterans to all Colorado State Parks – Statewide*
The State of Colorado is pleased to offer veterans free admission to all state parks on Nov. 11. Additionally, Colorado residents with current Colorado Disabled Veterans license plates may access Colorado state parks free of entry fees throughout the year.
*Free admission for veterans at History Colorado Center – Denver*
History Colorado Center offers free admission for veterans on Veterans Day and will also waive entry fee for up to five family members. Additionally, History Colorado offers half-off memberships for veterans and those with a valid military ID.
*Free entry to Denver Botanic Gardens for veterans – Denver*
Active military members and veterans receive free admission to the Gardens’ York Street and Chatfield Farms locations on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
*Free entry to Pikes Peak for veterans – Colorado Springs*
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is pleased to offer free admission for all that have served including retired and active duty military with ID on Veterans Day.
*Free or Discounted Meals for veterans – Blackhawk*
Several Blackhawk casinos offer free or discounted meals to veterans during Veterans Day weekend. Participating casinos include Gilpin Casino, Ameristar Casino Resort and Spa and The Lodge Casino.
*COLORADO MILITARY MUSEUMS, MEMORIALS AND HISTORICAL SITES*
*Camp Hale and Cooper Hill – Eagle County*
In 1942, the U.S. Army created the 10th Mountain Division and selected Camp Hale & Cooper Hill (now Ski Cooper), located at 11,700 feet, as the Division's training site. Ski Cooper is the 6th oldest ski hill in Colorado, and visitors ski the same slopes that the 10th Mountain Division did in the 1940s, when they trained for World War II battles in Europe.
*Colorado Freedom Memorial – Aurora*
Located near Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, the Colorado Freedom Memorial is constructed of glass panels and lists the names of more than 6,000 Coloradans killed or missing in action. It is the first memorial in the U.S. dedicated to all wars, all branches of service and listing names of all those who died from a single state in those wars.
*Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame Honors the 10th Mountain Division – Vail*
Vail is home to the recently renovated Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum that houses the Legacy of the 10th Mountain Division exhibit. This exhibit highlights the 10th Mountain Division, the famous “soldiers on skis” who fought in Italy’s mountains during World War II.
*Corridor of Honor Military Memorial – Bennett*
According to the town of Bennett, this multi-flag memorial was built to be a place where friends and family who reside along the I-70 corridor and throughout the region can visit and reflect on the service of veterans and current military members.
*Fort Garland Museum – Fort Garland*
Established in 1858 in southern Colorado, Fort Garland, with its garrison of over 100 men, served to protect the earliest settlers in the San Luis Valley. Today visitors can walk the parade ground of the fort and tour the adobe buildings, which feature a re-creation of the commandant's quarters during Kit Carson's time.
*National Museum of WWII Aviation – Colorado Springs*
The National Museum of World War II Aviation is located on a 20-acre campus on the northwest side of the Colorado Springs Airport. Officially recognized by Congress in 2018, the museum includes more than 3,000 artifacts and historical documents from World War II.
*The 10th Mountain Division Huts – Colorado*
The 10th Mountain Division Huts is a nonprofit organization that manages a system of 34 backcountry huts in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, connected by 350 miles of suggested routes. Some of the huts are named after 10th Mountain Division soldiers, and visitors can learn about these soldiers and their stories within the huts.
*Peterson Air and Space Museum – Colorado Springs*
The Peterson Air and Space Museum is the longest-standing aviation museum in the state. Located on Peterson Air Force Base, the museum offers daily, guided tours of the historical exhibits and living history experiences.
*United States Air Force Academy – Colorado Springs*
This higher-education facility offers research laboratories, athletic and military training facilities, a student-run radio station, visitor programs, and publicly accessible trails for hikers, bikers and equestrians. The academy’s landmark chapel is an architectural statement recognized across the country.
*Wings Over the Rockies – Denver*
Located on the former Lowry Air Force base, the original site of the United States Air Force Academy, the museum offers aircraft and aerospace exhibits, a research library, annual events, educational programs and summer camps.
CONTACT: Abby Leeper
Colorado Tourism Office
Phone: (720) 662-4049
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Reported by GlobeNewswire 12 hours ago.
BTX Global Logistics, a global shipping and logistics company, sponsored the 4th Annual Step Up for the Brave challenge by Homes for the Brave at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. With a focus on veterans, Homes for the Brave helps men, women and children leave homelessness behind. Making a difference is part of BTX's DNA.
BRIDGEPORT, CT (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
BTX Global Logistics, a global shipping and logistics company, sponsored the 4th Annual Step Up for the Brave challenge by Homes for the Brave that recently took place at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Homes for the Brave (HFTB) hosts the challenge annually to raise money to help men, women and children leave homelessness behind. The not-for-profit organization has a special focus on helping veterans and their families.
“BTX Global Logistics was proud to support Homes for the Brave through the Step-Up challenge this year. This is a very special organization committed to providing veterans and other homeless individuals with safe housing and helping them return to a productive and meaningful life,” said Katie Zap, BTX Manager of Corporate Relations. “Making a difference in whatever way we can is a part of BTX’s DNA.”
To date, $52,000 has been raised for Homes for the Brave through the 2018 Step Up for the Brave challenge. The fundraiser is open until Sept. 30th of 2018.
"Thanks to the remarkable support and participation by BTX Global and its employees, Homes for the Brave's 4th Annual Step Up for the Brave was by far our most successful one yet,” said Vince Santilli, CEO of Homes for the Brave. “The Step Up is our signature event and it enables our organization to generate much needed revenues so that we can provide housing, case management, life skills coaching and vocational services to homeless men and women, primarily Veterans that we serve.”
BTX Global Logistics, a silver sponsor of the event, was among 72 teams and nearly 240 climbers who participated in the fundraiser. The challenge included climbing up and down 1,000-steps per lap around the Webster Bank Arena. Participants were encouraged to climb as little or as many steps as they could.
Brian Latham, of the BTX team, completed a total of 13 laps and 13,000 steps around the Webster Bank Arena.
"It was very rewarding to be able to participate in an event supporting veterans in need. What motivated me to keep going was the amount of patriotism present throughout the event. From the participants to the volunteers cheering us on, it was a great experience to be a part of and I look forward to next year’s event,” says Latham.
The 2018 Step Up for the Brave women’s division winner was Jennifer Bentley who completed the 1,000-step course 19 times. In the men’s division, there was a tie among four Navy Seal candidates who completed the course 20 times each. They were Nick Sherman, Chris Ladd, Peter Carino, and Luke Chang of the US Navy RDAC team.
To view the event's media gallery, please click here.
About BTX Global Logistics
BTX Global Logistics is a full-service transportation and logistics organization specializing in time-sensitive, heavy-weight freight and integrated solutions for customers around the world. With over three decades of experience, twenty-five stations across North America and countless international partners, BTX Global Logistics brings a team of seasoned logistics professionals together to offer you the highest quality of service. For more information about BTX Global Logistics, visit http://www.btxglobal.com.
About Homes for the Brave
Opening its doors in 2002, Homes for the Brave (HFTB), provides transitional housing, case management, life skills coaching and vocational training to homeless individuals, primarily Veterans, to help them return to a productive and meaningful life. In addition to the men's program at HFTB, the woman's program, Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes, has a 15-bed transitional house solely for female veterans and their young children and is the only one of its kind in the Tri-State area. The organization also operates Waldorf House, a nine-bed permanent supportive house for formerly homeless individuals, and an active Veterans Service Center, which provides immediate basic needs and resources to all Veterans. To date, HFTB has served over 1,200 people. For more information, please visit http://www.homesforthebrave.org. Reported by PRWeb 12 hours ago.