Boston to Recognize Williams Syndrome Awareness Month This May by Hosting First Walk for Williams

2017-05-03

BOSTON, May 3, 2017 – In partnership with the Williams Syndrome Association (WSA), Boston will host its first Walk for Williams, on Saturday, May 20, at the Franklin Park Zoo. Families from across New England will be walking to raise awareness of this rare genetic condition, which occurs randomly in about 1 of every 10,000 births in the United States. The inaugural Boston walk will aim to raise funds for critical, lifesaving research for Williams syndrome and will take place during Williams Syndrome Awareness Month, a time when thousands of people across the country will be walking to raise awareness of this genetic condition, which remains virtually unknown to the general public, educators and many doctors. Families travel from all areas of the country and internationally to have their children seen by the Williams syndrome specialists at...

Walking for Williams Syndrome This May Holds Special Significance

2017-05-03

TROY, Mich., May 3, 2017 – Throughout the month of May, Williams Syndrome Awareness Month, thousands of people across the country will be walking to raise awareness for the rare genetic condition while paying a special tribute to the life of Johnathan Martinez, the nine-year-old boy with Williams syndrome who was killed in his San Bernardino, California, classroom in April. In the wake of his tragic passing, the Martinez family believes that increased awareness of Williams syndrome nationwide would be the best possible legacy for Jonathan. Rebekah Pagis, Walk Coordinator for Boston and mother to three-year-old Joachim, who has Williams syndrome, explained, “Each of the local walks across the country will give the Williams syndrome community a place to gather for a good cause and pay tribute to the Martinez family’s wishes.”...

Los Angeles Area Williams Syndrome Association to Pay Special Tribute at This Year's Annual Walk

2017-05-03

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2017 — Local families and community members from the greater Los Angeles area will gather at Ocean View Park in Santa Monica on May 20 to participate in the annual Walk for Williams in an effort to raise awareness of Williams syndrome and pay special tribute to the life of Jonathan Martinez, the nine-year-old boy with Williams syndrome who was killed in his San Bernardino classroom in April. In the wake of his tragic passing, the Martinez family believes that increased awareness of Williams syndrome nationwide would be the best possible legacy for Jonathan. “We want our walk to provide families and community members a place to connect with one another in a beautiful setting and just have fun,” said Lori DeLeon, Chatsworth resident and mother to 10-year-old Madison, who has Williams syndrome. “We...

Majid Foroozandeh Advises Immigrants Facing Deportation Threat
Majid Foroozandeh Advises Immigrants Facing Deportation Threat

2017-05-03

In the event you are taken into custody, you will not have access to your phone. Memorize the phone numbers of at least two trusted friends or family members familiar with your emergency plan. Irvine, CA May 03, 2017 — In light of recent reporting by the New York Times and other news media outlets, it’s apparent that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is pursuing aggressive new protocols to round up and deport undocumented immigrants. Majid Foroozandeh, an Irvine-based attorney, is seeking to ensure that immigrants residing in the US are well-informed of their rights under the law. For immigrants concerned about the...

California’s Best Colleges Determined by LearnHowtoBecome.org for 2017
California’s Best Colleges Determined by LearnHowtoBecome.org for 2017

2017-05-02

San Francisco May 02, 2017 — LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has evaluated the best colleges and universities in California for 2017. Of the 50 four-year schools who made the list, Stanford University, University of Southern California, California Institute of Technology, University of California Los Angeles and University of California Berkeley came in as the top five. Of the 50 two-year schools ranked, Santa Rosa Junior College, Pasadena City College, Ohlone College, College of San Mateo and Mission College were the top five. A full list of schools is included below. “California offers students some of the highest-quality academic opportunities in the country, and the schools on our list are the best of the best,â€� said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Not only do these colleges and universities offer outstanding degree...

Care Packages for Local Vets and the Homeless Collected by Realtor…
Care Packages for Local Vets and the Homeless Collected by Realtor…

2017-04-28

I am hoping that non-veterans will see this as an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to our veterans in a way that will show them they are respected, appreciated and are not alone by making a donation. San Bernardino, CA April 28, 2017 — In honor of Memorial Day on May 29, Realtor Jeff Stoffel, president of Century 21 Showcase, is hosting a donation drive to help veterans and the homeless in San Bernardino County. Items needed include gift certificates for food, canned food and toiletries, which can be dropped off at Century 21 Showcase, 7835 Church Street, Highland, CA. Donations will be given to LightHouse Social Service Centers, which provides support services...

National Casual Dining Brand Inks Deal for Three Locations on West Coast
National Casual Dining Brand Inks Deal for Three Locations on West Coast

2017-04-11

FONTANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), a national casual dining brand, signed a development agreement for areas of California including Western Riverside County, Southwestern San Bernardino County (Inland Empire) and Orange Country. This is a three-store deal with the units set to open 2019-2022 or sooner. The agreement was reached with current Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar owners Sanjiv Bhagat and Jyoti Madhura, who own and operate a successful location in Fontana, California. Boston’s offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar, allowing for family and friend gatherings...

National Casual Dining Brand Inks Deal for Three Locations on West Coast
National Casual Dining Brand Inks Deal for Three Locations on West Coast

2017-04-11

FONTANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), a national casual dining brand, signed a development agreement for areas of California including Western Riverside County, Southwestern San Bernardino County (Inland Empire) and Orange Country. This is a three-store deal with the units set to open 2019-2022 or sooner. The agreement was reached with current Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar owners Sanjiv Bhagat and Jyoti Madhura, who own and operate a successful location in Fontana, California. Boston’s offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar, allowing for family and friend gatherings...

National Casual Dining Brand Inks Deal for Three Locations on West Coast
National Casual Dining Brand Inks Deal for Three Locations on West Coast

2017-04-11

FONTANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), a national casual dining brand, signed a development agreement for areas of California including Western Riverside County, Southwestern San Bernardino County (Inland Empire) and Orange Country. This is a three-store deal with the units set to open 2019-2022 or sooner. The agreement was reached with current Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar owners Sanjiv Bhagat and Jyoti Madhura, who own and operate a successful location in Fontana, California. Boston’s offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar, allowing for family and friend gatherings...

EnSync Contracted as Energy Technology Provider for Native American Tribe's Community and Emergency Response Center
EnSync Contracted as Energy Technology Provider for Native American Tribe's Community and Emergency Response Center

2017-04-11

MILWAUKEE, April 11, 2017 — EnSync, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resource (DER) systems and internet of energy (IOE) control platforms for the utility, commercial, industrial and multi-tenant building markets, today announces it will be supplying its Matrix Energy Management and DER Flex™ technologies, to serve as the platform for immediate and long-term energy and sustainability goals of the Chemehuevi Native American tribe’s community center in San Bernardino County, California. The platform technology will support peak load, demand reduction, and additional energy strategies...

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