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2014-04-17 16:23:17

USCM Survey Release: Tuesday, April 22 at 2:15 p.m. EDT WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will release a mayoral survey of actions taken by cities throughout the U.S. to reduce greenhouse gases and adapt city infrastructure and systems to climatic events. The report findings, based on information provided by more than 280 cities, will be highlighted on Earth Day - Tuesday, April 22(nd) at 2:15 p.m. EDT - during a national...

2014-04-12 08:20:06

City, civic leaders expand area farm for youth engagement and community development with support of ScottsMiracle-Gro TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the 2,500-square-foot iGrow Whatever You Like Youth Farm expands by an acre as a part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's and The U.S. Conference of Mayors' nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program. The expansion will include a new outdoor kitchen, a bio-digester for sustainable produce cooking and a...

2014-03-22 08:22:35

City leaders bring natural playscape and learning environment to Gulfton area; Project marks third Houston-area garden developed with support of ScottsMiracle-Gro HOUSTON, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Gulfton community in southwest Houston will be home to a new community greenscape as part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's and The U.S. Conference of Mayors' nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program. The Gulfton neighborhood, where many residents lack access to...

2014-03-20 16:23:38

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inexpensive natural gas will boost manufacturing growth in the U.S. and its metropolitan areas according to a new report released today by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and prepared by IHS Global Insight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO Unveiled by key members of USCM's Advanced Manufacturing Task Force during a press conference phone call, the report titled Impact of the Manufacturing Renaissance from Energy...

2014-03-13 16:30:02

Grants to advance innovative solutions to increase U.S. manufacturing WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) today launched the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund. Eligible non-profit organizations can apply for grants of $100,000 or more, funded by the Walmart Foundation, to help create solutions to challenges many companies face with on-shoring and growing U.S. manufacturing....

2014-03-01 12:20:10

U.S. Mayors Release 200+ City Survey Showing Successful Use of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Funding Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act WASHINGTON, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors this week released the results of a new survey pointing to city successes in using Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)....

2014-02-27 16:30:33

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) and The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced today that Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman (2011-Present) and Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman (1999-2011) of Las Vegas will share the fourth annual Joseph P. Riley Jr. Award for Leadership in Urban Design. Mayor and Mr. Goodman will be honored nationally at the 25(th) annual Accent on Architecture Gala, presented by AAF, on Thursday, April...

2014-01-22 20:20:36

Mayors Unveil Survey of Energy Efficiency and Technologies in America's Cities During 82(nd) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 Cities Provide Data on Local Energy Initiatives WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite budget constraints, U.S. Mayors expect to significantly expand their investment in energy technologies over the next five years, according to a new survey of nearly 300 cities highlighting how cities are deploying new energy technologies...

2013-12-05 12:27:07

MIAMI, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami HEAT announced today a new partnership with Mayors, South Florida's leading jeweler. The cornerstone of the partnership is Mayors designation as the Official Jeweler of the Miami HEAT. Mayors and the HEAT are also launching the "Shoot for Happily Ever After with Mayors and Miami HEAT" contest designed to offer couples shopping at Mayors the opportunity to experience a once-in-a-lifetime "Night with the HEAT," including an in-arena live...

2013-09-06 16:22:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Empowerment Week, commemorating Birmingham's pivotal involvement in the civil rights movement of 1963 and the 50(th) anniversary of the bombing of the 16(th) Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL, which killed four young girls, The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will host panel discussions in Birmingham on Thursday, September 12 on Reaching Economic Equality and Building Tolerance and release a 10 Point...