New York Firm, Meridian Risk Management, joins United Benefit Advisors

United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, welcomes Meridian Risk Management to our community of Partners. This connection allows Meridian Benefit Advisors, the employee benefits division of Meridian Risk Management, to actively grow its employee benefits business alongside existing lines of personal, property and casualty insurance.(PRWeb November 06, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/new_york_firm_meridian_risk_management_joins_united_benefit_advisors/prweb16703475.htm

United States Mint Launches 50th America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coin

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Quarter

SALMON, Idaho (PRWEB) November 06, 2019
The United States Mint (Mint) today officially launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho. This is the fifth and final quarter of 2019, and the 50th coin overall in the program.
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness comprises rugged mountains, deep canyons, and wild whitewater rivers, including the Main Salmon River and Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The reverse (tails) design of the quarter representing this site depicts a piloted drift boat on a rushing river encompassed by the trees and rock formations of the wilderness.
During the ceremony, Mint Director David J. Ryder expressed his sentiments about the new quarter, saying it “serves as a reminder of the essence of the Wilderness—more than two million acres of prehistoric mountains, fertile conifers and commanding rivers but flourishing with stories of heritage and wonder.”
The live-streamed ceremony included guest speakers Mike Simpson, U.S. Representative of Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District; Larry LaRocco, former U.S. Representative of the 1st Congressional District; Kathryn Hitch, Regional Director for U.S. Senator Mike Crapo; Amy Taylor, Regional Director for U.S. Senator James Risch; Charles Mark, Supervisor of Salmon-Challis National Forest; and John Burns, former Forest Supervisor of Salmon National Forest, who served as master of ceremonies. The Mint’s customary coin exchange rounded out the event.
The Mint released collectible rolls and bags containing Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarters on November 4. These products are available for purchase through the Mint’s online catalog at catalog.usmint.gov/coin-programs/america-the-beautiful-quarters-program/ or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).
The America the Beautiful Quarters® Program is a 12-year initiative that honors 56 national parks and other national sites authorized by Public Law 110-456. Each year until 2020, the public will see five new national sites depicted on the reverses (tails sides) of the America the Beautiful Quarters coins, with a final coin scheduled for release in 2021. The Mint is issuing these quarters in the order in which the national sites were officially established.
About the United States MintCongress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Contact:Amy Baumer, Public Affairs OfficerP: (208) 756-5100/C: (208) 756-7853http://www.fs.fed.us
United States Mint – Connecting America through Coins

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United Way of Frederick County and BGE HOME Continue Partnership on “A Gift of Warmth” to Help a Family in Need

FREDERICK, Md. (PRWEB) November 05, 2019
This holiday season, one family in need will receive a much welcomed gift – a new high-efficiency heating system – thanks to the “A Gift of Warmth” program sponsored by BGE HOME, and United Way of Frederick County (UWFC).
Nominations will be accepted from November 4 through December 1. If you know a deserving Frederick County resident that is in need of “A Gift of Warmth” this holiday season, visit http://www.unitedwayfrederick.org/agiftofwarmth to submit a nomination and tell us their story.
United Way of Frederick County and BGE HOME have partnered to bring “A Gift of Warmth” to one Frederick County individual or family in need since 2013.
The 2018 recipient, Mohamed Ismail, stood out to the panel of United Way volunteers due to struggling to heat his multigenerational home. His outdated system was causing his energy bill to skyrocket. When the BGE HOME volunteers arrived to install the new system for the Ismail family, they were surprised to see that the old system was almost completely frozen.
The ALICE Report for Maryland revealed that 39 percent of Frederick County households struggle to afford basic household necessities. With that in mind, United Way of Frederick County and BGE HOME are excited to work together to help a household in need reduce costs and stay safe and warm in their home for many winters to come. For more information about the “A Gift of Warmth” program, visit http://www.unitedwayfrederick.org/agiftofwarmth.
About United Way of Frederick CountySince 1938, United Way of Frederick County has been fighting for health, education and financial stability for every person in the Frederick County community. United Way produces the ALICE (Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed) Report which shows that approximately nearly 40% of households can no longer afford to live in Frederick County. Our investments and programs are aligned to support and increase the financial stability of these households.
United Way of Frederick County partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, health providers, senior citizens, students, and others. The organization provides grants to local nonprofits, offers programs such as free tax preparation and matched savings, mobilizes volunteers, and engages in public policy advocacy. To learn more about United Way and how you can get involved, please visit UnitedWayFrederick.org.

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What Are The Most Common Car Insurance Claims In The United States?

“Thefts and minor accidents are among the most common filed claims by policyholders. Policyholders that don’t want to have their premiums increased should avoid filing claims for minor damage”, said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company.

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 01, 2019
Compare-autoinsurance.org has launched a new blog post that presents the most common car insurance claims.
For more info and free car insurance quotes online, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.org/the-most-common-auto-insurance-claims-in-the-united-states/
Many drivers can have questions regarding on what car insurance claims are more likely to be filed at the insurers. It is good to know in what car accidents where a driver is involved it is necessary to file a claim.
The following are the most common car insurance claims in the US:
Minor accidents. Accidents like fender benders, where the damage done to a vehicle is minimal and there are no injuries, are among the most common filed claims. Even if these types of claims are common and the insurers don’t have to pay too much, the premiums of the policyholders that file such claims will rise anyway, especially if multiple claims are filed in a short period of time. To avoid paying more on their premiums, drivers should support paying the minor damages done to their vehicles from their own pockets.
Windshield damage. It takes just a rock to kick up from another vehicle to smash a windshield. The windshield can also be shattered in an accident. Drivers that carry comprehensive coverage will be reimbursed with the costs to repair or replace the damaged windshield.
Vandalism. In some areas, vandalism can be quite common and drivers frequently find that their vehicles got smashed with a baseball bat, keyed, broken into, or vandalized in another way. Comprehensive coverage will reimburse acts of vandalism. However, drivers that file too many claims in a short period of time will have their premiums increased by their insurers.
Storm damage. The damage from hail and floods can be quite severe, and there are many cases where vehicles ended up being declared as totaled. Drivers that live in areas where dangerous storms are frequent should take some extra measures to protect their vehicles.
Single-vehicle collisions. Collisions with inanimate objects are among the most commonly filed claims. Many unlucky drivers suffered collisions with objects such as street lamps, fence posts, or mailboxes.
Whiplash. This type of injury occurs when the neck is jerked forward in a quick motion. It can happen during rear-end collisions or in any type of car accident. Depending on the severity of this injury, victims may require medical care.
Theft. Drivers that got their cars stolen will be reimbursed if they have comprehensive coverage. However, they will not get a check with the value of a brand-new vehicle. Instead, they will be reimbursed with the market value of the vehicle at the time it got stolen. If the stolen vehicle was financed, then the policyholder will have to pay the difference between the amount he owes to the bank and the amount the insurer will payout.
For additional info, money-saving tips and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.org/
Compare-autoinsurance.org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc.

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Chicago United Announces 2019 Business Leaders of Color Honorees

Chicago United has unveiled its 2019 Business Leaders of Color publication. The biennial publication profiles 50 remarkable, diverse business professionals who help dispel the myth that there are not enough qualified, dynamic, visionary and talented executives of color to step into corporate board directorships in Chicago and beyond.(PRWeb November 01, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/chicago_united_announces_2019_business_leaders_of_color_honorees/prweb16681387.htm

Palma Ceia SemiDesign Establishes United Kingdom Center

Palma Ceia SemiDesign

“Our decision to open our newest design center in the UK is another step in our continued growth to become a leading wireless IC supplier.” – Roy E. Jewell, President and CEO, Palma Ceia SemiDesign

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) October 31, 2019
Palma Ceia SemiDesign, a provider of next-generation wireless connectivity solutions, today announced the opening of a design center in Cambridge, United Kingdom. This addition will expand research & development efforts and support the company’s growing worldwide customer base.
The expansion will accelerate IoT chip product development by bringing additional world-class design and production experience to Palma Ceia SemiDesign. The Cambridge team will work with a growing worldwide engineering team building advanced IoT connectivity products. The new design center adds critical resources necessary to achieve the company’s mission to bring new and innovative IoT products and services to the market.
“Our decision to open our newest design center in the UK is another step in our continued growth to become a leading wireless IC supplier,” said Roy E. Jewell, president and CEO of Palma Ceia SemiDesign. “It will enable us to access a very experienced base of wireless designers in the UK, thus more quickly broadening our connectivity product offering, and provide greater service and support to our growing customer base worldwide.”
The Cambridge UK Technology Cluster, also known as Silicon Fen, has been at the forefront of mixed-signal SoC design since its inception. The Cambridge design center draws on the region’s depth of experience in mixed-mode SoC design and includes engineers who have been responsible for key innovations in driving forward large-scale integration of CMOS radio designs for cellular, PAN and WAN standards. The team includes world-class RF, analog, digital and DSP engineering expertise with a proven track record of over 2 billion device deliveries.
The addition of the Cambridge team is the latest step in the global expansion Palma Ceia SemiDesign began in 2017. It follows the recent opening of facilities in Hong Kong and China. Contact information is available on the Palma Ceia SemiDesign website.
About Palma Ceia SemiDesignPalma Ceia SemiDesign is a provider of communication IP and chips for next-generation WiFi and cellular applications. With a focus on emerging WiFi and LTE standards, PCS targets the design of ICs for broadband, wireless, medical and automotive applications. Palma Ceia solutions are differentiated by low-power, high-performance and ease of integration. With operational headquarters in Hong Kong, the company has its North American operations headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and original design center in McKinney, Texas. Additional sales and support activities are located in greater China, Israel, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Visit Palma Ceia SemiDesign on the web at http://www.pcsemi.com.
Palma Ceia SemiDesign and the Palma Ceia SemiDesign logo are trademarks of Palma Ceia SemiDesign, Inc., and are protected by trademark laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. All other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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Chicago United Bridge Awards Dinner Honors United Airlines CEO, 50 Business Leaders of Color

The Bridge Awards dinner elevates the visibility of corporate leaders committed to inclusion. The event exemplifies Chicago United’s 2019 theme, Leading Boldly, by connecting attendees with Chicago’s most influential business executives and civic leaders who share the value of advancing inclusion and are leading the charge in their organizations and communities.(PRWeb October 30, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/chicago_united_bridge_awards_dinner_honors_united_airlines_ceo_50_business_leaders_of_color/prweb16681263.htm