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The Starbucks Foundation Donates $100,000 for Louisiana Flood Relief

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“We continue to keep those impacted by the flooding in our thoughts and prayers,” said Derrick Pratt, Starbucks regional vice president. “We will support disaster relief efforts and help the people in the region during this difficult time.” Customers and partners (employees) who wish to aid in the recovery may text “LAFLOODS” to 90999 to donate $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief or visit the American Red Cross website. ... Read More »

Dodson-Norwood.com Launches Food and Health Initiative with Local Community Food Bank

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Linked Partnership Network Will Reach Local Youth and Address Health and Hunger Problems in the Region. Dodson Norwood, an investment management firm that offers a broad spectrum of investment strategies, announced that as part of Dodson Norwood's Corporate and Social Responsibility efforts the company will provide nutritious lunches, health screenings and wellness education to underprivileged children at schools in the region. Partnering with a local Community Food Bank, an organization at the forefront of hunger relief efforts in, Dodso... Read More »

Riverhead Toyota Makes extremely charitable donation to East End Arts

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Whether you're from Riverhead, Shirley NY, Hampton Bays, East Hampton, Smithtown or anywhere in the Suffolk County & Long Island area, you can rest assured that when you shop for a new or used Toyota, you're shopping for quality and reliability, no matter which model appeals to you. New York, NY - In recent history Riverhead Toyota has become synonymous with giving back to the surrounding community, and this May has proven to be no different. With the help of the Toyota Dealer Match Program, Riverhead Toyota was able to donate five thous... Read More »

‘Democracy Awakening’ Rally Brings Thousands to the Capitol to Demand a Better Democracy

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Speakers including Rev. William Barber II, Cornell William Brooks, Dolores Huerta, Kathleen Turner call for money in politics reforms, filling the Supreme Court vacancy, protection of voting rights WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, thousands of people from across the country joined the Rally for Democracy at the U.S. Capitol, as part of the three-day ‘Democracy Awakening.’ The rally featured national leaders, celebrities, and performers, all sending a message to Congress to reform democracy to ensure that every voice is heard. Rally speakers call... Read More »

3M’s Next Generation Molecular Detection Assay for Listeria Receives AOAC PTM Validation

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Achieving AOAC PTM status required a rigorous, independent laboratory examination of 3M’s unique molecular test method’s ability to accurately detect Listeria spp. Food samples analyzed during the validation study included beef hot dogs, deli turkey, raw chicken leg pieces, raw chicken fillets, sealed concrete, plastic, stainless steel, melon, smoked salmon, romaine lettuce, queso fresco, vanilla ice cream, 4 percent milk fat cottage cheese and raw spinach. “We’re pleased to be saving food processors and testing laboratories time in their ef... Read More »

Karp Auto Raises Money to Fight Breast Cancer

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Karp Volvo, Buick, Kia led a campaign in October to raise funds to help eradicate this dreaded disease. Karp pledged one-hundred dollars for every new or used car sold during the month. Thanks to the effort of their entire staff, Karps impact of $30,000 benefits breast cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. David Karp, President said, "It's our hope and desire that others will follow our lead and together we can cure this horrendous disease." Karp Volvo, Buick, Kia will continue taking individual donations and... Read More »

Austin Urgent Care Clinics

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Texan Urgent Care is a leading medical facility providing comprehensive healthcare services to the people of Austin, TX. The emergency room trained and compassionate staff at the urgent care clinic specializes in managing a wide range of non-life threatening medical conditions and injuries. If you have injured yourself or suffering a minor health problem, you can count on them for timely treatment. Owned and operated by ER physicians, the Austin based urgent care clinic provides cost-effective medical services to all the patients. Moreover, yo... Read More »

Taylor, Ricci & Associates Announces Charitable Donations to the Los Angeles Mission

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Taylor, Ricci & Associates has announced today that they have donated sizeable contributions to the Los Angeles Mission for Thanksgiving! Taylor, Ricci & Associates has announced today that they have donated sizeable contributions to the Los Angeles Mission. Founded in 1936, the Los Angeles Mission is a non-profit, privately supported, faith-based organization that serves the immediate and long-term needs of homeless and disadvantaged men, women and children. The Mission is among the nation's largest service providers to the homel... Read More »

The Address of Vermeer’s ‘The Little Street’ Discovered

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Pieter Roelofs, curator of seventeenth-century paintings at the Rijksmuseum, said: ‘The answer to the question as to the location of Vermeer’s The Little Street is of great significance, both for the way that we look at this one painting by Vermeer and for our image of Vermeer as an artist.’ The address His new research has enabled Professor Grijzenhout to identify the exact address: it is Vlamingstraat in Delft, at the point where the present-day numbers 40 and 42 stand. Various other addresses in Delft have been suggested over the years, ... Read More »

Amsterdam to become the first smart city

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An Internet of Things for Amsterdam A new initiative called The Things Network wants to make every city smart, and Amsterdam is first in line. The Dutch entrepreneur Wienke Giezeman came up with the idea for The Things Network earlier this summer, when he came across a cheap device that uses LoRaWAN technology. He realized that with only ten such devices, the entire city of Amsterdam could be covered. Unlike similar initiatives in other cities, this one was entirely crowdsourced, and was put together in only six weeks. First boats, ... Read More »

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