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The Catholic Foundation Announces Scholarship Opportunities for 2020

Press Release – updated: Jan 20, 2020 10:00 EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 20, 2020 (Newswire.com) – The Catholic Foundation has announced its Online Scholarship Application Period will open on Jan. 31, 2019. In an effort to streamline the process, the Foundation has made it easier than ever to apply with a complete listing of available scholarships, qualifications, and applications on its website. The scholarship deadline is March 2 and the recipients will be notified in May.
Scholarship recipients are selected based on the criteria established by donors who created the funds to support gifted and deserving students by assisting them with the costs of their education. Donors often establish scholarship funds to honor or memorialize friends, teachers, family members, or other loved ones. Since 2007, The Catholic Foundation has awarded over $825,000 in scholarships empowering over 150 young people to continue their academic and vocational studies. With continued generosity of donors who share this dedication to education, the Foundation will continue to support students as they answer God’s call.
For detailed information and the full list of scholarships, please visit https://grants.catholic-foundation.org/scholarships. If you have any questions about our scholarship process please feel free to contact Dan Kurth, VP of Grants, at 614-443-8893 or dkurth@catholic-foundation.org.
About The Catholic Foundation
The Catholic Foundation’s mission is to inspire giving and assist donors to provide for the long-term needs of the 23-county Diocese of Columbus. The Catholic Foundation fulfills its mission by seeking donors to establish endowment funds designed to support current and future needs and by distributing earnings according to diocesan priorities and donor intent. It is one of the oldest and largest Catholic foundations in the country, distributing nearly $150 million throughout the diocese since 1985. For additional information about The Catholic Foundation, please visit www.catholic-foundation.org
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Source: The Catholic Foundation

Medical Device and Supply Shortages and Recalls Highlight Opportunities for New Technologies

VeritasAdvantage gives hospitals and ASCs power to quickly, easily identify alternative supplies so patient care isn’t disrupted
Press Release – updated: Jan 20, 2020 08:00 EST

LAKE CHARLES, La., January 20, 2020 (Newswire.com) – As hospitals look for ways to contain cost growth throughout the supply chain, challenges continue to emerge, such as the increase in supply and device shortages and recalls. Twice this month alone, hospitals and other facilities performing surgeries were alerted to potential quality issues affecting surgical gowns and advised to discontinue use.  
New technologies geared toward pricing visibility can empower hospitals to make real-time decisions at the point of care without paying premium pricing for last-minute needs.
“With VeritasAdvantage, hospitals have a partner to help them identify alternative supplies at the best price in the event of shortages or recalls,” said Ken Husted, chief operating officer, VeritasAdvantage. “With our mobile app, hospitals and health care facilities can scan a product or device SKU from anywhere in the facility to identify possible alternatives for unavailable items and see prices paid by other hospitals. Our sole goal is to make sure every hospital has the transparency it needs into the medical supply and device marketplace so it can make more informed purchasing decisions.”
According to the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management, supply costs will surpass labor expenses for the first time this year. Compounding this cost growth, in 2018, the U.S. saw a 36 percent increase in medical device and supply shortages. No matter the cause – unpredictable demand forecasting resulting from supplier consolidation, natural disasters, border shutdowns, tariffs, and regulatory activity – the risk is disruption in patient care.
“For too long, hospitals have lacked real-time information on prevailing market prices for medical supplies and devices,” said Husted. “That’s why we created VeritasAdvantage: to give hospitals visibility into medical supply and device prices and the leverage to negotiate locally for what they need.”
For more information on how VeritasAdvantage partners with hospitals to reduce medical supply and device costs, contact Ken Husted at ken.husted@veritasadvantage or 210-336-7201.
Source: VeritasAdvantage

Newswire Encourages Executives and Business Owners to Explore New Opportunities for Growth and Sales

Newswire’s Earned Media Advantage Guided Tour is a high-tech, high-touch service helping small to midsize companies share powerful stories to a greater audience, resulting in greater overall growth.
Press Release – updated: Jan 15, 2020 09:23 EST

NEW YORK, January 15, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Newswire encourages business owners, executives, and marketing professionals to understand the PR landscape on a deeper level, by providing them the opportunity to deliver the right message, to the right audience, at the right time, through the right mediums via the Earned Media Advantage Guided Tour. Expert Earned Media Advantage Strategists work with customers through a story ideation process to create meaningful, ‘customerized’ campaigns that are tailored to a company’s business goals. Executive decision-makers have adapted the Guided Tour to help improve their media and marketing communication skills, favoring the high-tech used to achieve goals and high-touch quality of attention their company receives.
“We work closely with our customers to thoroughly understand their business models and goals,” says Charlie Terenzio, Director of Earned Media Strategy at Newswire. “We want to learn as much as we possibly can. That includes product or service launches, new hirings, company-run or sponsored events, conferences that representatives of the brand will be attending, and more. We take all of these items into consideration when planning a comprehensive media and marketing communications strategy.”
The Earned Media Advantage Guided Tour is an integrated media and marketing communications utility that simplifies customers’ content strategies that allow small and midsize businesses to make a name for themselves to compete against larger, more established companies in their respective industries.
“Our team has found that customer campaign performance increases when we conduct thorough research exploring the internal operations of our customers’ businesses. It gives us a greater sense of what is going on during the day-to-day, as well as what’s in store for the future. These are both immensely important aspects that we try to incorporate into each customer’s media and marketing communications strategy,” adds Terenzio.
By taking a company’s internal operations into consideration, Newswire’s strategists are able to develop concepts for press release campaigns for the entirety of a 12-month period. Together with Newswire’s proven science, process, and technology, businesses can find new, engaging stories to highlight for the Earned Media Advantage: greater brand awareness, increased traffic, greater return on media and marketing communications spend, and increased sales.
With this approach, customers can now transform owned media (press releases) into the Earned Media Advantage. As a result, customers can lower their costs of press releases, increase the value of each release and lower paid media costs while shortening the journey for the Earned Media Advantage.
Discover How the Earned Media Advantage is Transforming Business today and learn how to compete in the industry.
About Newswire​
Newswire delivers press release and multimedia distribution software and services (SaaS) that empower the Earned Media Advantage: greater brand awareness, increased traffic, greater return on media and marketing communications spend and the competitive edge. With over a decade of experience, Newswire continues to provide its customers with the ability to deliver the right message to the right audience at the right time through the right medium.​
To learn and experience Newswire, visit http://www.newswire.com.
Contact Information
Anthony Santiago
Vice President of Marketing
Newswire
​Office: 917-398-2622
anthony@newswire.com
Source: Newswire

Sherwood Valley Casino in California Offers Development Opportunities and Employment for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan!

Pictured here, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been offered an opportunity to work with Sherwood Valley Casino in Willits, CA. USA

Sherwood Valley Casino would be thrilled to partner with Meghan and Harry and see how we could help each other, including a position with our management team.

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WILLITS, Calif. (PRWEB) January 11, 2020
Sherwood Valley Casino today announced that they have contacted the Royal Household of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan to discuss the potential of working together in business and philanthropic projects in the near future due to the recent announcement by the couple of their intent to update their roles and became “financially independent.” The off-beat Northern Californian casino is located next to Hwy 101 in the town of Willits, California in the United States. The local’s casino is known for being fun and friendly in a neighborly way.“Today we took the unusual step to contact the royal couple to offer the opportunity to work with the casino and assist them with their decision and the transition in their public and professional lives. We believe Willits California and Mendocino County is the perfect setting for the young couple to privately raise their family while actively exploring interesting business development opportunities and new charitable efforts,” said Michael J. Broderick, General Manager of the casino. “Sherwood Valley Casino would be thrilled to partner with Meghan and Harry and see how we could help each other, including a position with our management team. We would welcome them to the Sherwood Valley Casino family.”Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Wednesday announced their own Brexit from the royal family.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stunned the world with the announcement that they intend to “step back” from Buckingham Palace, divide their time between the United Kingdom and North America and to earn their own money.”After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution,” they said in a statement. “We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen.”They’re also planning to establish a part-time home somewhere in North America.. The casino hopes that home is locally.
About Sherwood Valley Casino:The Sherwood Valley Casino is gently nestled against a backdrop of the lush coastal forestry that forms the signature scenery of Willits, California, the heart of Mendocino County. Featuring over 220 of the newest and best slots, Sherwood Valley Casino is reputed to be “friendly, local and rewarding.” Dedicated to providing our guests with an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience, Sherwood Valley Casino’s 6,000 square foot, action-packed gaming floor features the Creekside Café for a delicious bite to eat, the most generous players club in the area, and the friendliest customer service around! We are open 24/7, 365 days a year. Once you visit Sherwood Valley Casino you will know “This is the Place!”For more information about the casino please call: (707) 459-7978 or visit us online at http://www.svrcasino.com.
For more information about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit online at http://www.Sussexroyal.com.Sussexroyal.com was created as a source of factual information regarding the workstreams of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Through this website you will find key information about their commitment to: Community, The Monarchy, and The Commonwealth, as well as answers to many questions.

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China Focus@San Francisco to Offer 1-on-1 Partnering Opportunities

HOUSTON (PRWEB) January 10, 2020
Representatives with MyBioGate announced that they are organizing the largest China-themed partnering conference during JPM Week. The China Focus@San Francisco partners conference will be held on 12 January 2020 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco from 8 am to 7 pm.
“China Focus would like to be your gateway to China’s healthcare and life science industry. For the overseas biopharmas interested in this huge market with enormous potential, partnering is the preferred approach,” said Miao Guo, Vice President of Operations and spokesperson for MyBioGate and added, “as the largest China-themed partnering conference during JPM Week, China Focus@San Francisco is a golden opportunity for 1-on-1 meetings to connect with Chinese decision-makers.”
“More than 300 business leaders and enthusiastic investors are ready to schedule personal meetings with you,” pointed out Guo.
Guo highlighted that China Focus @San Francisco is a partnering forum designed to provide a meaningful platform to inform, inspire, and foster cross-border partnerships in life science and healthcare.
“China embraced a vigorously growing healthcare market in the past decade. Ever since joining ICH in 2017, China has seen increased clinical trials and accelerated new drug and device approval, stressed Guo. “For life science and healthcare companies outside of China, you need to find the right partners and the right resources to bring your products to China to adapt to the difference in culture, regulation, reimbursement, etc. Chinese biotechs are also actively seeking global market entry opportunities and oversea partners.”
China’s domestic pharmaceutical consumption has increased dramatically in the past several years. By 2020, China’s pharmaceutical market volume is expected to grow to USD 220 billion, becoming the second-largest market after the United States, as reported by Deloitte.
As for who should attend the event, Guo emphasized that the event is ideal for investors, life science innovators and entrepreneurs, biotech & big pharma companies, Medtech (device and diagnostics) manufacturers and distributors, service providers (law firm, financial advisory, regulatory consulting, CRO, CDMO, etc.), and healthcare providers.
Main topics to be covered during China Focus@San Francisco are cross-border investments, Innovations going to China: regulation, market access, manufacturing and distributionChinese innovations going west: partnership for capital and market access in the U.S.
For more information, please visit https://events.mybiogate.com/sanfrancisco/
About China Focus
CHINA FOCUS is a one-of-a-kind partnering forum with a mission of connecting essential players and resources in the life science and healthcare ecosystem between China and the rest of the world. It brings together investors, pharma leaders, and innovators around the globe for an exclusive partnering event designed to inspire, inform, and foster cross-border investment and collaboration.
Since 2018, CHINA FOCUS has been successfully held in San Francisco, Philadelphia, Boston, and Vienna, attracting more than 600 companies and 800 executives worldwide. It has become a name brand and the go-to event for cross-border partnerships between China and the rest of the world.
Contact Details:
Feier Chen
Manager of Marketing
7707 Fannin StreetSte. 200Houston, TX 77054
United States
Phone: (832) 497-2220
Email: feier.chen (at) mybiogate (dot) com
Source: MyBioGate Inc. (event.mybiogate.com)

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The Wisconsin IT Symposium Planning Committee Announces Sponsorship Opportunities Are Now Available For The 2020 Event

Find Out More: www.wisconsinitsymposium.com

“Events like these are great for getting together with other IT executives – management and executive level – in order to exchange experiences and really get to know other industries specifically around the Wisconsin area.” – Mike Campise, IT System Admin, Racine Metal Fab

MILWAUKEE (PRWEB) December 18, 2019
The Wisconsin IT Symposium is the Greater Milwaukee region’s premier gathering of leaders, professionals, and academics working in the I.T. field. This year’s Symposium will look at emerging I.T. trends and provide insights into innovative leadership skills in today’s fast-paced digital age. This interactive event will also provide attendees with opportunities to collaborate and share their knowledge and experiences through a series of panels, break-out sessions, and knowledge-sharing, as well as connect with many local, regional and national partner sponsors.
This year’s Symposium will feature compelling keynotes including Emmy award winning journalist and comedian, Charlie Berens. In addition, the agenda will feature 12 breakout sessions including executive panels and individual breakout speakers on a variety of current IT-related topics.
With the success of the 2019 Wisconsin IT Symposium, many partner sponsors are actively locking in their sponsorship spots for 2020 as only 20 sponsorships will be offered.
Our partner sponsors have exclusive access to and opportunities for networking with local IT leaders for the entire day. Partner sponsors can also take advantage of the option to hear high caliber keynote speakers and to attend any of the IT executive-led breakout sessions. In addition, partner sponsor tables at the Wisconsin IT Symposium are located strategically in the main ballroom where all keynotes, meals and networking breaks take place.
NOTE: This event is closed to any non-sponsoring vendor companies/consultants/sales reps. For sponsorship information, please contact Dayton Ruby at dayton@efminc.com.

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EFM Events Announces Spring 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities For All 30+ Events In 29 States Are Now Open

EFM Events – efmevents.com

“Trying to meet other IT professionals in your field takes a lot of time and effort, but by sponsoring an EFM Event you can meet everyone in one place at the same time for the whole day. You cannot ask for a better return on your investment than that!” – Mark Lewis, Comminuque

HUMBOLDT, Iowa (PRWEB) December 17, 2019
EFM Events produce the leading and most important gathering for CIOs and senior IT leaders in their respective geographies. These single day events are currently held in 32 cities spanning across 29 states. On average, each of the 30+ events sell out of sponsorship spots 130 days before the event takes place, which is why sponsorships for 2020 are already open early.
Sponsoring an EFM Event gains you the opportunity to get all of your customers and potential customers in one room for an entire day. EFM has been cultivating relationships with attendees for over a decade. They trust EFM to deliver an event that they can rely on for education and networking with sessions delivered solely by their peers. Attendees are also incredibly grateful to the sponsors since they realize that they are the ones investing in the community to facilitate it.
Each event only allows a certain number of vendor companies to underwrite the event each year. If you sponsor an event, you can rest assured knowing that your organization is one of 10-20 other companies that is even capable of talking to these particular executives since EFM does not allow non-sponsoring vendors/salespeople to attend.
“Trying to meet other IT professionals in your field takes a lot of time and effort, but by sponsoring an EFM Event you can meet everyone in one place at the same time for the whole day. You cannot ask for a better return on your investment than that!” – Mark Lewis, Comminuque
If you are interested in sponsoring an EFM Event and actually getting in front of the people you need to – contact EFM today at 515-332-7940 or by visiting our website http://www.efmevents.com.

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