Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth Kanter's Blog

It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. Given the devastation on the ground in Puerto Rico, it is going to take a long time to get back to “normal,” if at all. Here’s my giving strategy for Puerto Rico.

Groups Offer Aid As Puerto Rico Faces Crisis After Hurricane Maria

Associations Now

” Speaking Monday to CNN, Puerto Rico Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, and the U.S. Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC), is working to help return power to Puerto Rico. After two historic hurricanes hit the U.S.

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Groups Offer Suggestions to Boost Puerto Rico’s Economy

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Two major trade groups have ideas to help the struggling Puerto Rican economy bounce back—one with a focus on infrastructure, and the other with a eye toward softening tough regulations. Solving the challenges affecting Puerto Rico’s economy require new ways of thinking.

Pharmacy Group Goes to Front Lines of Zika Fight in Puerto Rico

Associations Now

The spread of the Zika virus in Puerto Rico has reached the point of red alert. But the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation is determined to prevent that scenario by educating Puerto Ricans about the Zika virus.

Political and Social Factors Could Upend Travel Industry

Associations Now

During a forum hosted by Meet Puerto Rico on the future of travel, a panel of industry experts discussed potential challenges from and solutions to the changing travel culture.

Strategic Communications Power Membership Value at the American Public Power Association

Association Adviser

Utility Authority help restore power in Caguas, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Trade associations exist to promote the interests and image of members, and there may be no association right now working harder to enhance members’ image than the American Public Power Association.

Walmart’s Same-Sex Benefits Move: Why It Matters

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and Puerto Rico, we are able to ensure consistency for associates across our markets,” the memo stated. The number of full- and part-time employees Walmart has nationwide. Of those, roughly half take part in the company’s healthcare plans.

Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech

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The 35 young women chosen as national winners of the 2011 NCWIT award for aspirations in computing were selected from among more than 2,800 students, representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and overseas military bases.

Conference Circuit: The Science of Cooking

Associations Now

The Research Chefs Association’s 2017 Annual Conference and Culinology Expo begins next week in Puerto Rico. Venue: Puerto Rico Convention Center. Rundown Attendees: 1,200. Exhibitors: 75 plus. Breakout Sessions: 20. Keynote Speakers: 4. General Sessions: 3.

NASBP’s Legislative Efforts ‘Bond’ Education With Action to Influence Policy

Association Adviser

NASBP member firms assist businesses of all sizes to qualify for surety bonds that guarantee the performance of construction and other contracts in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and elsewhere. Mark McCallum, National Association of Surety Bond Producers. This month, we talked with Mark McCallum , Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers, the association of and resource for firms employing surety bond producers and allied professionals. (If

Big Bang Theory: Should We Leave Fireworks to the Professionals?

Associations Now

The association cites less-restrictive laws for the industry’s growth: Certain types of fireworks may now be used by consumers in 46 states, as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Farm Bureau, FFA Join Forces to Push Agricultural Education Forward

Associations Now

The groups represent members throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. The national bodies that represent two of the most prominent chapter-based agricultural organizations—Future Farmers of America and the Farm Bureau—have agreed to work together on agricultural education.

Eric Lanke: Race for Relevance is a Negotiating Position

Eric Lanke

and Puerto Rico) all in-fighting with each other and trying to represent fifty-two individual constituencies? Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation. Member Engagement. Generations. Books Read. Fiction. Monday, October 31, 2011.

The Ugly, the Good and More Ugly

NonProfit University Blog

only 28% nonprofits (of almost 4500, representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) ended fiscal year 2013 with a deficit, while 40% ended with a surplus; 71% predicted that they will end FY14 breaking even, or with a surplus (27%); and.

Membership and Chapter Growth is a Team Effort at AGC of America

Association Adviser

We’re a nationwide network of 92 chapters covering all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. From the Corner Office: Jeff Wilson, Associated General Contractors of America.