Posts by Christopher Simmons
CEO Taylor Wilshire, of the Wilshire Foundation receives ‘outstanding achievement’ praise from the United Nations
NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- On March 3, 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Council acknowledged the work that the Wilshire Foundation has done to support the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, a blueprint for addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.
Brand Architect & Marketing Mogul Ericka Pittman announces the release of her highly anticipated memoir
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Oracle Group International announces the publication of "WHAT MOMMY NEVER TOLD YOU: A Woman's Guide to the Next Phase of Life" (Scribe Publishing; Paperback; March 2020; $25; ISBN: 978-1734194708) by award-winning, brand architect and entrepreneur Ericka Pittman.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- EPIC announced today that Tim Brenneman has been named President and National Private Client Practice Leader for its newly reorganized National Private Client Practice team reporting to Executive Chairman and Co-Founder John Hahn.
NYC Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Celebrate Success on National Evaluation Systems of Pre-K for All
NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza celebrated the results of two different national program assessment tools that show the vast majority of pre-K programs are demonstrating predictors of positive student outcomes, meaning children are more likely to demonstrate reading, math, language, and social skills such as being independent, understanding shapes, and using expanded vocabulary.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Out Leadership, the only business organization working globally to promote LGBT+ equality is delighted to announce that Chris Frederick is joining the leadership team. This follows a three-month strategic review of the organization as it approaches a decade in business and is prompted by strong growth.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Tenorshare has updated all iOS related products including Reiboot, iCareFone, UltData and 4uKey. The updated versions are perfectly compatible with the newest iOS 13. (VIDEO)
SYOSSET, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Fluid Metering, Inc., a pioneer in design and manufacturing of high-performance fluid handling solutions, is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with REVODIX Inc. This partnership leverages the combined strength of Fluid Metering's ultra-precise fluid control products with REVODIX's dedicated focus and distribution expertise.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the New York Metropolitan region, announced it will auction sixteen New York City taxi medallions, of which fourteen are individual and one is a mini-fleet pair, at the NY LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. with registration commencing at 9:30 a.m.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- A new art-inspired cafe is taking residence in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. By Name, a multi-purpose space located at 324 Bowery, is opening on June 5, 2019 with the goal of creating a contemporary art space for the community of local and international emerging artists contributing to the vibrancy of New York and beyond.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy's mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as "The Son of a Migrant from Syria". XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.
NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Western New York Workforce Development Challenge Awardees: Six Local Not-for-Profits to Receive $4.2M In Training
ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past week (Dec. 14, 2018), NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $4.2 million in funding from the first round the Western New York Workforce Development Challenge has been awarded to six local not-for-profit organizations. The program will ensure the region's workforce pipeline meets industry demands in sectors such as advanced manufacturing, health and life sciences, and energy.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Evolve Physical Therapy proudly partners with Rock Steady Boxing to help knock out Parkinson's disease throughout NYC, offers new exercise program specifically aimed at improving the quality of life for people living with Parkinson's Disease, garners NBC Nightly News attention.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- While gun control continues to be a talked about topic, Unique Messengers is not only joining the conversation, but singing about it. This musical group is on a mission to deliver "music with a message" and their latest single, "Give up That Gun," is no exception to the rule.
NYC Mayor de Blasio Announces Department of Correction Will House Incarcerated Individuals According to Gender Identity
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Mayor de Blasio on Monday announced that the NYC Department of Correction will house inmates consistent with their gender identity. In addition, DOC is working with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to maintain the Transgender Housing Unit as an additional safe housing option for transgender inmates. DOC will also continue to conduct individualized risk assessments of inmates when assigning safe and gender-affirming housing options to provide for the health and safety of inmates and DOC staff.
NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of $20M Rehabilitation of 59 Affordable Apartments in City of Auburn
AUBURN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Monday, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the grand opening of West Middle School Apartments in Auburn, the transformation of a vacant school building into a three-story development with 59 affordable apartments for area residents. 15 of the units will include mental health support services.
NY Gov. Cuomo Announces $60M in Awards to Mental Health and Addiction Healthcare Providers to Lower Cost and Improve Outcomes
ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York will issue $60 million in awards over three years to mental health and addiction services providers as part of the transformation of the State's Medicaid system. The awards will aid behavioral health providers transform to a business model of Value-Based Payment, which rewards quality of care and better health outcomes, rather than the volume of services they provide.
New York Gov. Cuomo and Calif. Gov. Brown Reaffirm Commitment to Exceeding Targets of The Clean Power Plan
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- With the announcement that the United States will begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, under Preisdent Elect Trump, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Gov. Brown today issued the following statement reaffirming their ongoing commitment to exceed the targets of the Clean Power Plan and curb carbon pollution
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with more than $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Maria Chambers, Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at the firm. Ms. Chambers' responsibilities include administering KFWA's compliance program, overseeing day to day compliance needs, maintaining and developing compliance policies, procedures and processes.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02. Solar Mounting Solutions designs, engineers and manufactures solar racking and mounting products.
NEW YORK, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held NIF Group, Inc. (NIF), a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Manhasset, New York, with six offices located on the east and west coasts of the United Sates.