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Identifying and Addressing Mental Illness Hot Spots Caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic

CommPRO Editorial Staff Mental Health America (MHA), along with Lundbeck, announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative that will apply analytics on the data set created from MHA’s extensive mental health screenings, plus publicly available data sets, to find mental health hotspots and address the rapidly escalating mental health impacts emerging from the COVID-19…

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PR Pros Pandemic Relief (Advertorial)

CommPRO Editorial Staff @NewsReleaseWire.cpm from ExpertClick.com Who?  For PR Professionals. Must be with a bona-fide PR firm or have APR credentials.  Freelancers with agency background good too. What?  Free use of NewsReleaseWire,com for one client.  PR Professionals get the Signature Level account as shown at www.ExpertClick.com/join. When?  Now, and for duration of 2020. Where?  Register at: www.ExpertClick.com/free.…

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FHLBank San Francisco Awards $3.5 Million in Grants for Pandemic Relief and Economic Development to 97 Nonprofit Organizations

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco awarded $3.5 million in grants to 97 nonprofits through its 2020 AHEAD Program. The grants, delivered by FHLBank San Francisco member financial institutions to nonprofits in Arizona, California, and Nevada, are aimed at providing both immediate and long-term pandemic relief and boosting economic development…

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Public Relations and the Pandemic

  Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Besides raining chaos on everyone and every industry, COVID-19 also afforded some Public Relations  professionals unique opportunity. Such was the case for many brands, including Avon, which recognized that women and children were at greater risk for domestic violence than others after lockdowns were declared. Through its foundation, Avon partnered with…

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The Best Companies Provide Support for New Parents During Pandemic

Employees facing life changes during the pandemic need support now, more than ever and their employers are smart to respond.  Amy Beacom, Ed.D, Center for Parental Leave Leadership and Deanna Siegel Senior, PhD, DSS Advisory  Imagine having just welcomed a new child and gearing up to return to work from parental leave. Then, the COVID-19…

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Reflections on Working During a Pandemic

Laura Kane, Head of Communications for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) As I enter the 6th month of my quarantine, it seems like just yesterday that I started remote working.  Early on, I enjoyed the short commute and the perks of working from home. After May 15, 2020, working from my apartment seemed to…

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Pandemic Planning for Schools: Adopting and Adapting Public Spaces 

Barrett Feldman, Principal, PSF Projects In a world with the Covid-19 pandemic, how do we create a reopening plan for schools that can protect the health, safety and well being of students physically, mentally and emotionally – as well as that of parents, teachers, administrators and community members?  Rules and Guidelines for a safe indoor…

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How United Airlines Made a Big Change During the Pandemic

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt many different industries, but it has wreaked havoc on the airline industry. Several airlines were hit very hard as travel restrictions were put in place and many people had to be quarantined. While some business and personal air travel continued, it was not nearly enough to…

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OriginClear® Creates Water Marketplace to Finance New Form of Water Treatment It Believes Will Sentence Pandemic Wannabes to Lonelier Death

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group What role to do you think more widespread water treatment can play in helping to prevent future pandemics?  Can it be that more sanitation could drown future COVID-19’s before they surface?   A genius I know, OriginClear® CEO Riggs Eckelberry, firmly believes it can and to finance it, he has…

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A Pandemic-Driven Mindset Shift – The Great Unlearning

J. Mark Riggs, CEO, TPC Growth The world has become an unfamiliar place. Our industry has been flipped on its head, disrupted, disbanded and in some respects, dismantled. Before the pandemic we had become too comfortable. We had strayed too far from the principles of great account management. Now we don’t have the luxury of…

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Selling During The Pandemic

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  During the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has been the topic of conversation across the world. It has affected hundreds of millions of people’s lives, whether that is restricting them from leaving their homes or keeping them away from their jobs. Additionally, the predictions of a possible economic downturn are…

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Pivoting in a Pandemic

Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah College, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org   “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”  Evaporating demand due to COVID-19 has caused many industries to sour, yet some innovative organizations continue to score in unexpected sweet spots.  Thanks to creative thinking and agile adjustments of their marketing plans, certain companies have rapidly…

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Reality TV and Social Media Star, Foodgod, joins “The Future of Social & Influencers: During & Post Pandemic” Webinar

CommPRO Editorial Staff On Tuesday, April 14 at 2pm ET, top communications professionals will host a webinar on the shift of socialization following the coronavirus outbreak. Television personality and social media star Foodgod will share his thoughts with 5WPR CEO, Ronn Torossian, and Talent Resources CEO, Michael Heller leading the conversation. As a social media, TV star…

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