Associations Put Spotlight on Mental Health

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A few examples: The Mental Health Association in Delaware is helping coordinate screenings for depression throughout the state on National Depression Screening Day on Thursday. October marks several national and international mental health awareness campaigns.

Pain Point: Acupuncturists Concerned With Therapists’ Use of Needles

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Thomas, a physical therapist in Delaware, explained to The News Journal as she demonstrated dry needling on a patient. In August, Delaware became the 29th state to legislate the technique when the governor signed a law expanding physical therapy practice to include it.

What California’s New Diversity Law Says About Boards

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Additionally, he noted that since many businesses are incorporated in Delaware and other states, the law may not actually apply to the companies being targeted.

4 Unexpected Questions Every Event Planner Should Ask Conference Venues

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“On our first site visit, the Palais brought up the shipping issue right away,” said Ewa Jodlowska, director of operations at Python Software Foundation, a technology nonprofit organization based in Delaware. Gain insights that reduce stress and increase revenue at your event.

How Associations Are Responding to Hurricane Matthew

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Members of the Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives offered assistance in response to the storm, while workers, organized by the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives , headed east to help with the power-restoration efforts.

CVBs Publish Pokémon Go Guides to Draw Visitors

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The Delaware Museum of Natural History is encouraging gamers to play while inside the museum. Delaware Museum of National History Executive Director Halsey Spruance is in on the craze, too.

Supreme Court Ruling Halts “Forum Shopping” in Patent Suits

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The ruling, which came about after Kraft Foods sued TC Heartland LLC in Delaware—despite Heartland’s headquarters being based in Indiana—was closely watched by the business world, particularly in the technology space.

Hug a Volunteer: It’s National Volunteer Week

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Members of the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter’s Association are celebrating their volunteers and looking to recruit new ones with a series of fire station open houses across the state on April 13. “We

Fireworks Group: Regulations Taking the Fun Out of the Fourth

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Just three states (Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Jersey) have banned consumers from owning the devices, and four others allow only sparklers. The American Pyrotechnics Association says that this year could be one of the biggest ever for fireworks displays. So what’s the problem?

Internet Advocacy Group Ranks the Awful

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State laws, including one in Delaware , that allow loved ones to access private internet accounts after a person’s death.

Know Your Live Polling Options

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As an undergrad at the University of Delaware, I was able to act as a participant with both of these products. We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of presenting to a sea of blank faces.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

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Braeden was chosen to represent Delaware at the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge banquet at the White House. Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1

Summer Meme

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SUMMER MEME 4 things you like about summer Margarita on the rocks, no salt Bethany Beach, Delaware (I have one RB (Rehoboth) and one BB sticker on my car bumper - that would be the past and the future)! I got tagged by the Buzz Bin for their Summer Meme ! Haven't done one of these in a while, so here goes.

Thursday Buzz: The Secret to Getting Acquired By Google

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Time to update your will: In Delaware, your heirs now have the legal right to access your social accounts once you pass on. The tech giant’s test when considering an acquisition—and how it can apply to your association’s own marketing.

Out of Bloom: Lessons from a Nonprofit’s Demise

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A nonprofit startup called inBloom, backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was supposed to change the education landscape by embracing big data. But many parents didn’t like that idea, and the organization announced its shutdown this week. What happened?

Gaming Association Spins New Movie to Its Advantage

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Only three states—Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey—have legalized online gambling. An association representing casinos says the new movie Runner, Runner illustrates the need for government regulation of online gambling. Hollywood movies can make a big impact on public opinion.

Parsing Common Core: An Education Program Under Fire

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In a June Washington Post op-ed, Delaware Gov.

Tagged again!

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BB/RB - Bethany Beach (Delaware) for family time, Rehoboth for my youth.) YAPstar and blogger bud Maggie McGary tagged me on her awesomely titled blog, Mizz Information. I know a lot of people hate memes, but I still like doing them, if only because it enables me to spread some link love. five more things you (possibly) didn't know about me. hmmmm. I'll keep this short: 1) I speak French fluently. As in with my parents.

Reaching Millennials (Gen Y) with Mobile

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When I was a student at the University of Delaware, I used the campus app on a regular basis. Two millennials weigh in on the latest research findings. As two members of the millennial generation, we pay special attention to articles that claim to state the best ways to market to us.

Alzheimer’s Association to Vote on Proposed Consolidation Plan

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“At no time did they give us any indication about how this transition would take place or any indication of a plan to effect that consolidation,” Greg Tigani, Delaware Valley chapter board chairman, told The Chronicle of Philanthropy.