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2014-10-16 08:33:42

ECOB and Certified Defensive Partner Launch Holiday Fire Awareness Campaign in Support of Homeless Veterans VISTA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that the Company has launched a Holiday Fire Awareness Campaign in support of America's Homeless Veterans alongside ECOB's newest New Jersey-based Certified Defensive Partner, Builders' General Supply Company (BGS). The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that...

2014-10-02 12:21:33

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) expands its successful community-based initiatives beyond technical assistance to build networks of resources SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the VA's announcement of an additional $207 million for community-based organizations supporting homeless and at-risk veterans and their families, the Institute of Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF)...

2014-09-18 08:28:21

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to support private efforts to provide mental health services to veterans and their families could provide a model for similar efforts should federal officials decide to expand privately provided health care as part of reform of the VA health system, according to a new RAND Corporation report. The Welcome Back Veterans Initiative, a joint project of philanthropic groups and major academic medical centers, has...

2014-05-30 23:07:40

The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive impact in their community and decided to look outside the walls of the campus to touch lives of other veterans, and discovered the programs and services of U.S. Vets, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive services and at-risk veterans. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive...

2014-05-23 20:21:23

Celebrities, Media, and Veterans Matter Unite to Promote National Memorial Day Campaign. TOLEDO, Ohio, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a dozen celebrities and Cumulus Media have come together to help the innovative, Ohio-based Veterans Matter program kick off a campaign on Memorial Day to help house as many of the 57,000 homeless veterans as possible, as soon as possible. "Thousands of veterans are homeless and living on the streets of our nation tonight. Streets where they are being...

2014-05-20 23:00:24

Miami VA to Host 4th Annual VA2K and Veteran Resource Fair National Event Highlights Community Support for Homeless Veterans Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Miami VA Healthcare System is proud to host the 4th annual VA2K Walk and Roll May 21 at noon to support homeless Veterans and help local Veterans make the transition to civilian life. The Miami VA will host two simultaneous events in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center at 1201 NW 16th St. in...

2014-05-16 23:01:08

The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO) will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21 at 11:00 a.m. at VHSO’s Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless veterans. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO) will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21 at 11:00 a.m. at VHSO’s Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless veterans. This...

2014-05-13 23:02:20

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21 at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21 at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to employees, Veterans, and the...

2014-04-15 23:01:47

VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to...

2014-04-15 16:29:14

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York University graduate student Grant Palermo, part of a team of four other students, was named a finalist in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The winning team will be selected from four groups of finalists, and will be determined by proposing the best solution for the redevelopment of DeBaun House, a Revolutionary War-era...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.