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Henry Schein’s Practice Pink Program Supports the Global Fight Against Cancer

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 21 settembre 2019

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it will again support nonprofit organizations dedicated to the fight against cancer through its Practice Pink™ program. Through the program, now in its 13th year, Henry Schein has donated more than $1.6 million towards promoting early cancer detection, improving access to care, and research and prevention efforts. Along with non-governmental organizations and supplier partners across North America and Europe, Henry Schein is helping dental and medical health care professionals raise awareness and support for a cure for breast cancer and other cancers by offering its customers a range of pink products, including health care consumables, practice supplies, and apparel. Practice Pink, an international effort, is an initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company’s global corporate social responsibility program.“The fight against cancer is everyone’s fight, and it is only by joining together and leveraging our collective strengths that our efforts will have the greatest effect,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. “We at Team Schein thank our customers and supplier partners for their support of the Practice Pink program, and we look forward to continuing to work toward our shared goal of a world free of cancer.” The Practice Pink program supports U.S.-based organizations such as the American Cancer Society, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, and the Memorial Sloan Kettering/Henry Schein Cares Women’s Health Center. In Europe, the program supports organizations such as the Italian League for the Fight Against Cancer (LILT), Germany-based Brustkrebs Deutschland e.V., and Federacja Stowarzyszeń Amazonki in Poland.

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75th LIFT Homeownership Program to New Jersey

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 17 settembre 2019

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member New Jersey Community Capital today announced that the 75th LIFT program, designed to boost homeownership, will expand to Essex County, N.J., this fall. With a $5 million philanthropic commitment by the Wells Fargo Foundation, the NeighborhoodLIFT program will create more than 180 Essex County homeowners by offering $20,000 down payment assistance grants that require completion of HUD-certified homebuyer education.
The NeighborhoodLIFT program for Essex County follows Wells Fargo’s announcement in June of an evolution in the company’s philanthropic strategy which includes a $1 billion commitment over the next six years to address the U.S. housing affordability crisis. “NeighborhoodLIFT is a great example of a housing affordability solution Wells Fargo is bringing to communities across the U.S.,” said Greg White, Wells Fargo Community Bank’s Northern New Jersey region bank president. “That’s because nearly one-third of U.S. households spend more than 30% of their income on housing costs. Through the NeighborhoodLIFT program, Wells Fargo is providing down payment assistance to hardworking families and individuals in Essex County so they can realize the dream of homeownership. This provides them with the opportunity to build wealth and live in safe, stable, and affordable homes.” Overall, Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America have teamed to implement 74 LIFT program launches across the U.S., with Essex County being the 75th. Since 2012, LIFT programs have assisted nearly 22,000 homeowners, in nearly 900 municipalities, who have purchased more than $3.36 billion in real estate supported by a total investment of $475 million by Wells Fargo. Mortgage loans made through LIFT programs are not exclusive to Wells Fargo.

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Roku Expands Roku TV Licensing Program Into Europe

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 10 settembre 2019

IFA – Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) today announced it is further expanding the Roku TV™ licensing program into Europe. Roku CEO Anthony Wood shared during his keynote speech that Hisense is the first European Roku TV partner and is expected to launch Roku TV models in the UK in Q4. Hisense Roku TV models combine Roku’s intuitive and easy-to-use operating system including thousands of streaming channels; with Hisense’s picture and screen technologies delivering 4K Ultra HD resolution and enhanced detail and contrast levels of HDR. Showcased this week at IFA, a world-leading consumer tech show in Berlin, attendees can see the first Hisense Roku TV for Europe in Roku’s Booth #234, Hall 26 and Hisense’s Booth #201, Hall 6.2.TV manufacturers can license Roku TV reference designs and use the Roku OS to quickly build world-class smart TVs. Roku TV was first introduced at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, and today 100+ models are available from 10+ brands in North America. Roku estimates that in the first half of 2019 more than one-in-three smart TVs sold in the U.S. were Roku TVs, making the Roku OS the #1 selling smart TV OS in the U.S.“While consumers love Roku TV’s simplicity and advanced features, TV manufacturers benefit from the low cost of manufacturing, a variety of technology options, and support from Roku. The ability to quickly bring to market a leading smart TV experience that is regularly updated by Roku and is packed with entertainment gives TV manufacturers an edge in the competitive TV business,” said Wood. “We are pleased to bring the Roku TV licensing program to Europe and look forward to the first Hisense Roku TVs in market this year.”

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22nd Annual ‘Back to School’ Program

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 5 settembre 2019

To help students in need around the world return to school with confidence, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) recently held its 22nd annual “Back to School” program. This year, the Company provided nearly 5,000 children with backpacks and school supplies at 32 Henry Schein locations in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, Spain, and Wales. Since the program’s inception in 1998, the Company has helped more than 50,000 children head back to the classroom with confidence.
Children who participate in “Back to School” also take home books and hygiene products donated by Henry Schein, and at many Company locations, first-day-of-school outfits purchased by Team Schein Members. The “Back to School” program is a flagship initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company’s global corporate social responsibility program. “Team Schein looks forward to the ‘Back to School’ program every year because it gives us an opportunity to give back to our community and help these amazing kids start another successful school year,” said Gerry Benjamin, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Henry Schein. “It’s incredible to think that the ‘Back to School’ program is more than 20 years old, but I believe I speak for all of Team Schein when I say our commitment to this program and these families grows stronger every year.”
The Company recently hosted a “Back to School” event for approximately 600 children and their families at its worldwide headquarters in Melville, N.Y. In addition to new clothes and school supplies, the children enjoyed dinner, games, music, crafts, and other fun activities. The children also received free books at the event thanks to the generous support of KPMG LLP – the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm – through its Family for Literacy program and partnership with nonprofit social enterprise First Book. A video from the event can be viewed here.The company partnered with 10 local social service organizations to pre-identify the participating children and their families: Bethany House; Espoir Youth Program, Inc.; Family and Children’s Association; Family Service League; Hispanic Counseling Center; Madonna Heights; Nassau County Department of Social Services; The Raymar Children’s Fund; WellLife Network; and YES Community Counseling Center.

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Pharmacy Times® Adds the Pharmacist Moms Group to its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 30 agosto 2019

Pharmacy Times®, the leading multimedia pharmacy network for pharmacists, expands its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program with the addition of the Pharmacist Moms Group.“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Pharmacist Moms Group,” said John Hydrusko, vice president of Pharmacy & Healthcare Communications, LLC. “Pharmacists Moms is an amazing community of mothers and other women in pharmacy, and we are excited to use the Pharmacy Times® platform to magnify their mission.” In 2017, the Pharmacist Moms Group was founded by Suzanne Soilman, Pharm.D., BCMAS, whose goal was to help mothers in pharmacy support one another in trying to balance their personal lives as well as their careers. With over 28,000 members in the Facebook group today, the community continues to grow and provide a supportive community full of resources for pharmacists moms.“We are excited to be partnering with Pharmacy Times, who is a respected leader in the pharmacy world. We believe this partnership will help us accomplish our mission and take our profession to new heights,” said, Suzanne Soliman, PharmD, BCMAS.The Pharmacy Times® SAP program builds a community of advocacy groups, medical associations and medical institutions to foster collaboration and an open exchange of information among trusted peers for the ultimate benefit of patients and their families. As part of this joint effort, Pharmacy Times® will work with the Pharmacist Moms Group to support mothers and other women in the pharmacy industry.

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AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. Completes Share Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 13 agosto 2019

AMSTERDAM: “AMG”) is pleased to announce the completion of its share repurchase program.
The company repurchased a total of 2,915,630 shares for a total consideration of EUR 72,234,898 from April 9, 2019 to August 9, 2019. These repurchases were made as part of the company’s repurchase program, which was announced on April 8, 2019 and was initiated to return cash to shareholders and fund future share-based employee compensation programs. As such AMG intends to cancel 2,000,000 shares and is retaining the residual amount in treasury to satisfy employee compensation obligations.
AMG is a global critical materials company at the forefront of CO2 reduction trends. AMG produces highly engineered specialty metals and mineral products and provides related vacuum furnace systems and services to the transportation, infrastructure, energy, and specialty metals & chemicals end markets.AMG Critical Materials produces aluminum master alloys and powders, ferrovanadium, natural graphite, chromium metal, antimony, lithium, tantalum, niobium and silicon metal. AMG Technologies produces titanium aluminides and titanium alloys for the aerospace market; designs, engineers, and produces advanced vacuum furnace systems; and operates vacuum heat treatment facilities, primarily for the transportation and energy industries.With approximately 3,300 employees, AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, the Czech Republic, the United States, China, Mexico, Brazil, India, Sri Lanka and Mozambique, and has sales and customer service offices in Russia and Japan (www.amg-nv.com).

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Food Lion Receives National Recognition for Its Customer Loyalty Program

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 13 giugno 2019

Food Lion received top honors in the “Social Impact” category at the 2019 Loyalty360 Awards, for the retailer’s loyalty program engagement with its Food Lion Feeds hunger-relief initiative. The awards recognize industry leaders across several categories centered around building trusting relationships with their customers in a proactive, meaningful and measurable way. Loyalty360 awarded finalists in 12 categories, each representing a key facet of a brand’s customer loyalty focus. Food Lion’s MVP Customer Rewards Program and its innovative Shop & Earn personalized monthly rewards program, enable customers to engage with Food Lion Feeds, the brand’s hunger-relief initiative, through promotions such as “Be a Hero, Serve a Hero” which provides meal donations to military members and their families based on customer purchases. Food Lion’s MVP Customer Rewards Program, Shop & Earn, vendor partnerships and customer support helped drive Food Lion’s recent milestone achievement of donating 500 million meals to help nourish people in need.
Since Shop & Earn was launched across the banner last year, the reward program has integrated a number of opportunities to engage customer support in Food Lion Feeds. During the Shop & Earn launch, the brand linked customer activation to a meal donation for Food Lion Feeds donating one million meals to local Feeding America food banks in its 10-state footprint; and Shop & Earn helps to drive customer support for in-store campaigns, such as “Be a Hero, Serve a Hero,” Holidays Without Hunger meal boxes, and others.
In addition to receiving Loyalty360’s top honors for social impact, Food Lion’s Shop & Earn customer rewards program was named one of the top 10 loyalty programs of 2018 and received additional recognition for its design and dedication to customer service and the loyalty industry. For more information on the awards and a complete list of organizations recognized, click here. Food Lion launched Food Lion Feeds in 2014 with a commitment to donating 500 million meals by the end of 2020. On May 9, 2019, Food Lion Feeds announced it had donated its 500 millionth meal nearly 18 months ahead of schedule. To learn more about Food Lion Feeds, visit http://www.foodlion.com/feeds.

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Eros International Plc Announces Share Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 11 giugno 2019

Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS), a Global Indian Entertainment Company, today provided the following statement from Group Chairman and CEO of Eros International Kishore Lulla:
“We are very excited to announce that our Eros Now platform has risen to 18.8 million paid subscribers and 154.7 million registered users as of March 31, 2019, far exceeding our target for the full fiscal year 2019 of 16 million subscribers. This represents a 138% increase in paid subscribers over the past 12 months and an 18% increase over the prior quarter.Our success in building our subscriber base will further increase the visibility of our earnings and move the company towards a more annuity-based business model which will deliver continuing and profitable growth.Additionally, I am pleased to inform shareholders that we now have a strong financial and operating position and our management team are making it a priority to work with CARE Ratings, the regulatory agency, to have our credit rating revised upwards in due course.
Group Financial Officer and President of North America Prem Parameswaran added, “Eros has a strong liquidity profile and healthy balance sheet with no meaningful near-term debt maturities. As of March 31st, 2019, we had over $135 million of cash and cash equivalents1 on our balance sheet and our net debt position was $145 million (unaudited figures).
Since the company went public in 2013 Eros has invested over $1.2 billion in content and generated over $970 million in operating cash flow from operations. As a result of this sustained and prudent investment, Eros has one of the largest libraries of Indian films in the world including over 12,000 digital rights.
The Eros Board of Directors believes the equity value of Eros International PLC is seriously undervalued in the public markets and accordingly, the Board has approved a share buyback program of up to $20 million of outstanding common shares.

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Stratics Networks Announces Free Disaster Communication Program

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 9 giugno 2019

Stratics Networks, a leading provider of cloud communications and the inventors of Ringless Voicemail and IVR Polling, today announced the introduction of their Disaster Communication Program. This program will offer free emergency messaging for qualified groups in life-threatening disasters to aid in crucial relief coordination.“Getting the right information, to the right people, at the right time is absolutely crucial in a disaster situation. As a provider of a technology that can aid in emergency communications and as a responsible member of the community, we feel that we have a duty to help wherever we can,” said Stratics’ Director of Communications, Chris Collins.
Stratics Networks has offered all of its products for free as part of its comprehensive Disaster Communication Program, including offering its proprietary Ringless Voicemail technology, which allows messages to be inserted directly into a voicemail without placing a direct call. Organizations can also choose to use Stratics Networks Voice Broadcasting technology and Bulk SMS Delivery technology. Additionally, Stratics has enabled government agencies and NGOs to collect mass real-time data using PrecisePoll™, an advanced outbound IVR system, capable of making over a hundred thousand phone calls per minute.“Stratics Networks knows all too well what emergencies look like. Unfortunately, we have had friends, family and colleagues in areas that have been affected by disaster. We understand landline phones are often the last viable communication method that remains active in a disaster, as landlines draw their power directly through the telephone infrastructure and not from the outside power lines. When power fails, TVs stop working, the internet goes down and even mobile towers can fail. Copper-based landline phones should always remain in every house for this reason,” said Stratics Networks’ CEO.

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Ophthalmology Times® Now Accepting Nominations for 2019 Research Scholar Honoree Program

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 8 giugno 2019

Ophthalmology Times®, a leading multimedia platform dedicated to ophthalmologists, announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 Research Scholar Honoree Program. The deadline for resident and fellow nominations is June 18.“We are excited to see all the successes and transformational educated research from our nominees around the world,” said Tom Ehardt, president of MultiMedia Healthcare, LLC. “This program allows residents at many institutions to showcase their expertise and share significant retina knowledge to their peers and mentors.”
To participate, the nominated candidate should submit a summary report and abstract of their retina research. The top 15 finalists will be invited to present a summary of their research to an expert panel during the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2019 meeting in San Francisco, where the first through fifth place winners will be announced.
“Our field of ophthalmology doesn’t progress without these incredible residents and fellows,” added Dr. Rishi Singh, program chair of Ophthalmology Times® Research Scholar Honoree Program. “We’re so excited to see the passion, commitment and contribution the nominees are making to the research field.”Ophthalmology Times® will pay expenses for the 15 finalists’ travel, plus accommodations for one night. In addition, the winning and the finalist entries will be shared on the Ophthalmology Times® platform. The top five finalists’ research will be featured in a peer-reviewed publication.

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PPG’s Colorful Communities program

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 2 giugno 2019

It was recognized at the 17th annual Engage for Good Conference in Chicago on May 30. “The Halo Awards were created nearly two decades ago to publicly recognize best-in-class corporate social impact programs,” said David Hessekiel, president, Engage for Good. “This year’s winners are a wonderful representation of the effective and innovative ways companies and causes can work together to build a better world and the bottom line.”
The Colorful Communities program, PPG’s signature initiative for supporting communities, aims to protect and beautify the neighborhoods where PPG operates around the world. Through the Colorful Communities program, PPG’s committed volunteers contribute their time and PPG paint products to help transform community assets – from painting classrooms, to bringing color to a maternity ward and redesigning a playground. Since 2015, PPG has completed more than 200 Colorful Communities projects, impacting more than 5.2 million people in 30 countries.PPG’s global community engagement efforts and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG communities around the world. We invested more than $9 million in 2018, supporting hundreds of organizations across 28 countries. By investing in educational opportunities, we help grow today’s skilled workforce and develop tomorrow’s innovators in fields related to coatings and manufacturing. Plus, we empower PPG employees to multiply their impact for causes that are important to them by supporting their volunteer efforts and charitable giving. Learn more at http://www.ppgcommunities.com.

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MOGU Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 31 Mag 2019

MOGU Inc. (NYSE: MOGU) (“MOGU” or the “Company”), a leading online fashion and lifestyle destination in China, today announced that its board of directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to US$15 million of its shares over the next 12 months.The Company’s proposed repurchases may be made from time to time on the open market at prevailing market prices. The timing and extent of any purchases will depend upon market conditions, the trading price of the Company’s ADSs and other factors, and are subject to the restrictions relating to volume, price and timing under applicable law. MOGU expects to implement this share repurchase program in a manner consistent with market conditions and the interests of the Company’s shareholders. MOGU’s board of directors will review the share repurchase program periodically, and may authorize adjustment of its terms and size accordingly. MOGU plans to fund repurchases made under this program from its available cash balance.
MOGU Inc. (NYSE: MOGU) is a leading online fashion and lifestyle destination in China. MOGU provides young people with a more accessible and enjoyable shopping experience for everyday fashion, particularly as they increasingly live their lives online. Through innovative use of content, MOGU’s platform provides a vibrant and dynamic community for people to discover and share the latest fashion trends with others, and offers users a truly comprehensive shopping experience.

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Cybersecurity Degree Program

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 21 Mag 2019

Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM™ company, today announced a partnership with Deakin University in Australia to strengthen its security management approach and bolster its already distinguished cybersecurity degree program, delivered through the School of IT. The university not only deployed Exabeam Advanced Analytics to help process the large amounts of generated data and spot anomalies on its network; it also turned to the security management leader’s industry expertise to build out its curriculum and initiate a real-life career experience program within the School of IT.Deakin, headquartered in Geelong with multiple campuses in the state of Victoria, is a dynamic and contemporary university with a reputation for leading the digital frontier and strongly focused on providing education that delivers the jobs of the future. The university combines excellent research and outstanding teaching with a strong focus on supporting the communities it serves. Its security posture program, known as Deakin Shield, is a major priority for the university in 2019.Deakin’s security operations team is small but agile and values opportunities to save time and resources.Due to the nature of universities, the Deakin user base can vary from 5,000 to 50,000. The university also uses a log aggregator that generates massive amounts of feeds and alerts on the network. Therefore, the team wanted one easy-to-use, flexible security information and event management (SIEM) solution that could handle this fluctuation on the network– and present all of the security alerts generated by Deakin’s tools in a digestible, actionable manner.After researching and evaluating the key players in the SIEM market, Deakin ultimately selected Exabeam Advanced Analytics to streamline the alerts, analyze behavioral patterns on the network and quickly and accurately identify the most critical anomalies. Exabeam is currently augmenting the university’s legacy Splunk solution, which lacked these machine learning-powered analytics capabilities.

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The program of Meet Magento Germany 2019 has been announced

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 2 Mag 2019

Recently, the organizer published the lecture program of Meet Magento DE 2019 – the largest Magento event in the German-speaking area. About 50 speakers from Adobe, Magento and well-known companies such as Microsoft and Google as well as many experts from the e-commerce
and Magento environment will participate at this year’s Magento event, that takes place on June 3rd and 4th in Leipzig. In 2019 Meet Magento DE will take place for the tenth year in a row and this year again addresses e-commerce enthusiasts and the entire Magento ecosystem: retailers, manufacturers, service providers, agencies, developers and the Magento community. Jason Woosley (Vice President of Commerce Product & Platform, Magento, an Adobe Company) will give a keynote address on “ExperienceDriven Commerce with Adobe and Magento”. Dr. Kai Hudetz, Managing Director of IFH Cologne and one of the leading e-commerce experts in the German-speaking region, will be another highlight on stage. The “usability pope” Johannes Altmann will give a lecture about the “MVP from hell” and with Dr. Matthias Orthwein the organizer was able to engage one of the leading IT lawyers of the renowned law firm SKW Schwarz, who enriches the program with the topic “Digital Design
Thinking and Law – Two sides of the same coin”. He clarifies what theincreasingdigitalization means from a legal point of view and what merchants should keep in mind now and in the future. Among many others, lectures by PHP guru Stefan Priebsch, Magento Master RiccardoTempestam and Andrey Lipattsev from Google on the subject of Progressive Web Apps are planned for the technicians. http://ots.de/VAycVR

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JMP Group Announces Extension of Share Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 24 aprile 2019

JMP Group LLC (NYSE: JMP), an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that its board of directors has extended the term of the company’s share repurchase program through June 30, 2019.The current repurchase program was initially authorized on December 13, 2017, and allowed for the repurchase of up to one million of JMP Group’s outstanding common shares during 2018. On December 3, 2018, the company’s board of directors extended the repurchase program through April 30, 2019. As of the close of the market on April 18, 2019, 132,395 of the company’s common shares remained to be repurchased. With the further extension of the existing program, those shares are now eligible to be repurchased through June 30, 2019. Under the company’s repurchase program, JMP Group may purchase its common shares from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. The timing, volume and nature of any common share repurchases will be at the sole discretion of management, will be dependent on market conditions, applicable securities laws and other factors, and may be suspended or discontinued at any time.

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A new screening program available to eligible Medicare and Medicaid patients of Waianae Coast

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 24 aprile 2019

Comprehensive Health Center, Kalihi-Palama Health Center and The Queen’s Medical Centers aims to address critical gaps between clinical care and social services. Funded by a five-year, $4.5 million award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to UnitedHealthcare, in partnership with the Hawaii State Department of Human Services, the Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model was created by CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).UnitedHealthcare has implemented the Accountable Health Communities Model, which includes self-administered screenings – completed by using a computer tablet – to help identify and address the health-related social needs of eligible Medicare and Medicaid recipients, thereby improving their experiences and reducing inpatient and outpatient utilization, while reducing total health care costs. These health-related social needs can include employment, safe housing, reliable transportation and financial stability. The award to support program activities was provided to UnitedHealthcare; however, patients do not need to be enrolled in a UnitedHealthcare Medicare or Medicaid managed care program to participate. UnitedHealthcare is further supporting the program with an additional $6.4 million investment.“Social barriers, such as housing instability and quality, food insecurity, personal safety, and lack of transportation and affordable utilities, affect people’s ability to maintain their health and well-being,” said Katherine Keir, UnitedHealthcare Hawaii state director. “This award will enable UnitedHealthcare and our clinical partners to identify the needs of some of our most vulnerable residents and connect them to community-based organizations that can help them live healthier lives.” In addition to the partner clinical sites, several community-based organizations are working to implement the program. These include Aloha United Way, The Institute for Human Services, Catholic Charities Hawaii, Child & Family Service, Parents and Children Together and Hawaiian Community Assets.The award also funds a team of navigators who will assess the results of the screenings, make referrals, coordinate services and perform ongoing follow-up to help resolve an individual’s social needs. Since October 2018, the clinical partners have offered the comprehensive screening to more than 7,700 Medicare and Medicaid recipients. The goal is to reach 75,000 comprehensive screenings per year.An advisory board of local stakeholders helps oversee program implementation, encourage partner participation, ensure that social services are available and aligned to patients’ needs, and assess the results of the model. The advisory board includes representatives from the Governor’s office, DHS Med-QUEST administration, state government agencies, health care providers and social service organizations.

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Pacific Enterprise Bancorp Announces Commencement of Stock Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 27 marzo 2019

Pacific Enterprise Bancorp (OTC: PEBN), the holding company for Pacific Enterprise Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program.
Under the stock repurchase program, Pacific Enterprise Bancorp may repurchase up to 50,000 shares of its common stock, or approximately 1.7% of the currently outstanding shares. Unless extended by the Board of Directors, the stock repurchase program will terminate on the first anniversary of its adoption.“This stock repurchase program demonstrates our confidence in the strength of our business and commitment to delivering value for our shareholders,” said Brian Halle, Pacific Enterprise Bancorp’s President and Chief Executive Officer.Under the stock repurchase program, Pacific Enterprise Bancorp may acquire shares from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions, at the discretion of management, and on terms (including quantity, timing and price) that management determines to be necessary, appropriate or advisable. The repurchase program does not obligate Pacific Enterprise Bancorp to repurchase any specific number of shares and may be modified, suspended or discontinued at any time at the discretion of the its Board of Directors without notice.

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Pacific Enterprise Bancorp Announces Commencement of Stock Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 26 marzo 2019

Pacific Enterprise Bancorp (OTC: PEBN), the holding company for Pacific Enterprise Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program.
Under the stock repurchase program, Pacific Enterprise Bancorp may repurchase up to 50,000 shares of its common stock, or approximately 1.7% of the currently outstanding shares. Unless extended by the Board of Directors, the stock repurchase program will terminate on the first anniversary of its adoption.“This stock repurchase program demonstrates our confidence in the strength of our business and commitment to delivering value for our shareholders,” said Brian Halle, Pacific Enterprise Bancorp’s President and Chief Executive Officer.Under the stock repurchase program, Pacific Enterprise Bancorp may acquire shares from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions, at the discretion of management, and on terms (including quantity, timing and price) that management determines to be necessary, appropriate or advisable. The repurchase program does not obligate Pacific Enterprise Bancorp to repurchase any specific number of shares and may be modified, suspended or discontinued at any time at the discretion of the its Board of Directors without notice.

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Military Veteran Partners and Empire Selling Create Mentor Program

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 17 marzo 2019

Military Veteran Partners (MVP), a mission-driven investment and advisory services company focused on Veteran businesses and employment, has designed a new mentorship program in conjunction with Dan Swift, CEO of Empire Selling, to connect military Veterans with business veterans. Swift has created a unique social selling and marketing methodology that’s been implemented by Fortune 100 companies and will help MVP honor its commitment to mentoring, networking, and its partners’ professional development.The program pairs highly accomplished sales professionals from well-known organizations with MVP’s JDog Junk Removal & Hauling business owners and sales representatives—many of them Veterans—to encourage and nurture their business’s growth.“We worked with Military Veteran Partners to develop a mentor program that matches experienced business leaders from around the country with Veterans and entrepreneurs committed to Veteran hiring, allowing direct access to expert advice, insight, and guidance,” said Swift. “The military prepares Veterans in many ways, but the civilian business world operates very differently. When building a new business, Veterans may need help brainstorming ways to position a service into a new vertical, or would like to better understand the sales and marketing process—that’s where these mentors step in. They can empower MVP’s leaders to develop professionally, build sales pipeline, maximize deal sizes, shorten sales cycles, and ultimately thrive in a business environment.”The outpouring of interest for the mentor program was immediate; 100 mentors signed up from a single LinkedIn post by Swift, and around 30 mentor partnerships have been formed since July 2018. One of those partnerships is Mike Dutter, RVP of Enterprise Sales for U.S. Central/West at Oracle, and his mentee Tim Colomer, President at JDog United and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.

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Cleveland-Cliffs Announces Share Repurchase Program

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 28 novembre 2018

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to buy back its outstanding common shares. Under the share repurchase program, the Company will have ample flexibility to buy up to a maximum of $200 million worth of shares, via acquisitions in the open market or privately negotiated transactions, including through accelerated share repurchases or pursuant to the terms of a Rule 10b5-1 plan. The Company is not obligated to make any purchases and the program may be suspended or discontinued at any time. The authorization is active until December 31, 2019.
Lourenco Goncalves, Cleveland-Cliffs Chairman and CEO, stated, “The disconnect between our strong profitability and the current volatility in the capital markets has created a highly accretive use of capital by buying back our own common shares. Similar to what we did a few years ago with our debt repurchases at deep discounts, we will not fight the tape; but we will definitely take advantage of this unique opportunity the market has given to us.”

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