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Cutting Edge Grant


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011

BTS Communications (BTSC) has been named the recipient of the highly competitive $ 250,000 Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. Innovative in many ways, BTS Communications founded at the Los Angeles-based rehabilitation center Beit T'Shuvah, is the only marketing agency in the world housed within a residential drug and alcohol treatment program. “This grant is a validation for the residents of Beit T’Shuvah that they matter, that the Jewish community has not forgotten them and that it supports their passion and purpose in life,” Chief Operating Officer Rabbi Mark Borovitz said. “It gives them the ability to learn, and express their creativity and their Jewishness by serving nonprofits and synagogues. We’re excited and honored to be a recipient of The Foundation’s Cutting Edge Grant.” Marvin I. Schotland, President and CEO of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, “The Jewish Community Foundation is keenly impressed by Beit T’Shuvah’s innovative marketing agency. Nothing underscores our support more than our recent Cutting Edge Grant to help make possible this vital work.”

BTSC is a social enterprise formed with a dual mission of transforming participants’ lives while servicing the marketing needs of the Los Angeles community. BTSC provides an intensive, yearlong vocational training program in the creative industry, helping Beit T’Shuvah residents tap into their passion to stay sober and live productive lives. BTSC, through its mix of full-time staff and residents-in-training, provides top-notch graphic design, online advertising and social marketing services to local non-profits at competitive market prices. All profits generated by BTSC are reinvested into Beit T'Shuvah to expand the number of residents it can serve. The innovative, community-driven hybrid was selected for the grant, as it epitomizes a cutting-edge, socially-driven model that endorses and facilitates education, recovery, nonprofit values, and reentry into the workforce.

The company was merely a brave, if not audacious, idea in September 2010, when John Sullivan, Founder and Creative Director at BTSC, introduced the concept to the Los Angeles Social Ventures Partners (LASVP) at their annual Fast Pitch competition. Sullivan's three-minute presentation earned the First Place Prize of $ 10,000 as well as the Coaches Award of $ 2,500. "There are no words to articulate how humbling it is for BTS Communications to gain the recognition of the Jewish Community Foundation,” says Sullivan. “This feels like the next big step toward our vision for the company's future. My goal is to continue fostering a business in which our services exceed the expectations of our clients, and to assist each intern as they take on the training program with as much enthusiasm as they do their recovery.” The financial, strategic, and qualified support of the Jewish Community Foundation enables Beit T'Shuvah residents to continue on their path toward sobriety and employability, simultaneously meeting the marketing needs of underserved businesses and nonprofits in the Los Angeles area.

[John Sullivan Wins the Fast Pitch]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSYz9Eu3BJk

About Beit T’Shuvah:

Beit T'Shuvah is a unique treatment facility with a vision bold enough to embrace this project. A Jewish-based rehab, Beit T’Shuvah’s mission is to provide emotional and spiritual healing to individuals and families afflicted with addictive and behavioral disorders. It is the only addiction treatment program in the United States that integrates Jewish traditions and spirituality, the 12-step program, and traditional psychotherapy. Beit T'Shuvah's founder and CEO, Harriet Rossetto, is especially proud, due to her long-standing admiration of The Foundation. Rossetto states, "Upon hearing the news that BTSC was chosen for the Jewish Community Foundation grant, I had a sense of overwhelming gratitude. Beit T'Shuvah started as a tiny recovery home for ten men. Now 25 years later, one of the most respected Jewish foundations in the world has recognized the hard work and capabilities of not just the organization, but also its very lifeblood, the residents.” For more information please visit http://www.beittshuvah.org.

About The Jewish Community Foundation:

Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles is the largest manager of charitable assets and the leader in planned giving solutions for Greater Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists. The Foundation currently manages assets of $ 731 million and ranks among the 11 largest Los Angeles Foundations. In 2010, The Foundation and its more then 1,000 donors distributed $ 52 million in grants to hundreds of nonprofit organizations with programs that span the range of philanthropic giving. For more information please visit http://www.jewishfoundationla.org.

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BTS Communications (BTSC) has been named the recipient of the highly competitive $250,000 Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. Innovative in many ways, BTS Communications founded at the Los Angeles-based rehabilitation center Beit T'Shuvah, is the only marketing agency in the world housed within a residential drug and alcohol treatment program. BTS Communications Awarded $250,000 Cutting Edge Grant from The Jewish of Los Angeles Community Foundation
(PRWEB) June 30, 2011

Drawing inspiration from her experiences and surroundings,New York City-based Judith Ripka’s earliest childhood memories are playing in her mother’s jewelry box. She launched her first 18k gold collection in 1977 and her fine jewelry has continued to delight, entice and bedazzle ever since.

Ripka’s fine jewelry designs suit every taste, from the truly traditional to the nouveau chic, the glamorous to the functional. Her finesse at combining fine jewelry elements is one reason behind her massive success and appeal.

“It’s about striking the balance between the elegance of a classic woman with the fashion sense of today’s modern woman,” Ripka says on her website. Such a combination results in jewelry that is as fashionable today as it was 20 years ago – or will be 20 years in the future. Her vision of excellence, translated into gold, silver and precious gems, transcends all boundaries of style, age and time.

Ripka’s astounding appeal is also due to her sheer passion for her art, which results in copious amounts of original designs every year. She personally designs an estimated 2,500 pieces of fine jewelry annually, with about 800 new styles produced and entering the market. Each piece receives Ripka’s undivided attention and personal touch to ensure it as exceptional as the women who wear it.

“When a woman is wearing my jewelry,” Ripka says, “I want her to feel as if she is wrapped in one of life’s greatest luxuries.” The topnotch fine jewelry designer easily achieves this goal by incorporating only the highest-quality metals and gems available.

Judith Ripka’s fine jewelry is renown for its use of 18k celadon gold, a gold she created herself by mixing a secret alloy that results in a soft green gold color that compliments most skin tones. The silver and white gold pieces are gently coated with a fine layer of Rhodium, a derivative of platinum, that helps prevent scratching and tarnishing while retaining the fine jewelry’s natural shine and luster.

The sparkling array of gemstones ranges from the radiant red African Ruby to the deep Yellow Beryl from Brazil. Ripka’s fine jewelry contains only the finest diamonds, with brilliant, full-cut stones for maximum refraction and reflection that result in maximum brightness and fire. Ripka also encourages women to further personalize their fine jewelry selection by offering to customize nearly any piece of jewelry with any color available on the stone chart. Clients can opt to go green and bright with jade, tourmaline or peridot or add a dark and mysterious flair with hermitite, black onyx or a deep Indian sapphire.

Ripka has spent years perfecting her own custom stone cuts and faceting to best enhance the beauty of each gem in her collection. Other signature touches in her fine jewelry line include beading and rope twists that add interest, dimension and texture and the notable lobster claw closure that graces the front of several lines. Small, enchanting hearts are also often hidden inside a ring or on the edges of other fine jewelry pieces, while her signature heart motif graces the gallery back inside each piece, proving once again her exquisite attention to detail never wanes.

Her desire to make a difference never wanes, either. Ripka’s dedication to myriad causes has earned her honors from prestigious organizations, she sits on several boards and steering committees, and the First Lady invited her to Washington in 1995 for a Women’s Leadership Council forum on children’s healthcare. Ripka aims to inspire through her art and she has created commemorative fine jewelry pieces for various organizations. Her charitable nature runs as deep as her talents, and MyReveiwsNow.net is proud of the newly formed affiliation.

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Sioux Falls, SD (Vocus) September 10, 2010

Sanford Health and the Klamath Falls, OR community together celebrated the groundbreaking of a new children’s clinic today. The new Castle of Care™ will bring together current pediatric physicians from southern Oregon into one convenient location. Opening in 2012, the Sanford Children’s Clinic will be approximately 9,000 square feet and include the Castle of Care™ features of other Sanford Children’s facilities.

“The intent of the Sanford Children’s Clinic initiative is to expand access to pediatric healthcare for children who might otherwise go without,” stated Dave Link, Sanford Health Sr. Executive Vice President. “Physicians in this community have provided quality care to children for years, but this new Sanford Children’s Clinic will ensure that this care will continue to benefit children and young families for many years to come.”

The Sanford Children’s Clinic physician team will include two pediatricians from the Klamath Pediatric Clinic and one from the region’s largest hospital, Sky Lakes Medical Center and will grow through recruitment in subsequent years. Additionally, the clinic will employ administrative and nursing staff to support the provider team. It will serve a community and broader metropolitan area of 60,000 people, including more than 16,000 children. The clinic will also serve the four-county market service area that includes children and young families in Oregon and California.

“In addition to providing top notch pediatric care to the children of the greater Klamath Basin in a ‘kid friendly castle,’ Sanford’s partnership will put us on the cutting edge of pediatric research and technical support,” said Rick Zwartverwer, MD, future Sanford Children’s pediatrician. “We should be in a position to attract the best young physicians as we replace our retiring physicians who have served for the last 30 years.”

Various community leaders, organizations and businesses are joining with Sanford Health to ensure the future of children’s healthcare in the Klamath Falls region. Robert Quinn, MD, a Bend, OR physician, is facilitating the donation of land for the clinic, and Sky Lakes Medical Center will provide ancillary lab and imaging resources when the clinic opens. The JELD-WEN Foundation is leading an effort and coordinating response among area foundations and donors to support the clinic’s success. TEAM Klamath, a public/private partnership organization that fosters the development of services for the community, and the American Academy of Pediatrics played integral roles in Sanford’s selection.

“It was evident early in the citing process the Sanford Health organization and the Klamath Falls team had something in common: a deep-seated dedication to taking care of people,” said Paul Stewart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sky Lakes Medical Center. “It is a pleasure partnering with the top-notch professionals at Sanford on the clinic project. Our local team enjoyed considerable ‘front-line’ assistance from throughout the community, as well as significant behind-the-scenes support from a host of area business and civic leaders. Their enthusiastic generosity helped us successfully assemble the pieces to make our mutual dream a reality; to make this day possible. At the core of our collective success, however, is the cooperation and vision we experienced among existing local pediatricians and others in the medical community. The new clinic builds on the relationships we’ve experienced in the past and will greatly enhance the future of medical services for our community.”

The Sanford Children’s Clinic in Klamath Falls is one of five Sanford Children’s Clinics announced by Sanford Health as part of the initiatives outlined after a donation from South Dakota businessman and philanthropist Denny Sanford in 2007. A portion of the donation is being used to establish a network of Sanford Children’s Clinics in communities around the world in order to increase access to pediatric care. The first Sanford Children’s Clinic opened in Duncan, OK in August 2009; Sanford Children’s Clinic in Belize City, Belize broke ground May 2010 and will open in 2011; Sanford Children’s Clinic in Oceanside, CA will share space with Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego in a facility set to open in spring 2011; and Sanford Health recently announced plans to build a clinic in Dublin, Ireland.

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in Fargo, ND and Sioux Falls, SD and consists of two long-standing organizations that merged in 2009. Sanford is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation with a presence in 110 communities in eight states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in Belize and Ireland. Sanford Health includes 30 hospitals, 111 clinic locations and more than 800 physicians in 70 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 18,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. The system is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with Denny Sanford's $ 400 million gift in 2007, the largest gift ever to a healthcare organization in America. This gift is making possible the implementation of the several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding a cure for type 1 diabetes. For more information, visit http://www.sanfordhealth.org.

Media Notes: Photos of the Klamath Falls groundbreaking are available.

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) Pays August Dividend


New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014

The Company’s monthly dividend payments to shareholders represent an annualized dividend yield of 10.0% based on the closing price of $ 11.61 for the Company’s Class A common stock as of the end of day on August 7th, 2014, which is subject to change.

The August dividend payment follows the Company’s July 15, 2014 announcement of its declaration of a $ 0.29 per share quarterly dividend on its Class A and Class B common stock, payable monthly across the quarter as follows: $ 0.096667 on August 5, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 25, 2014; $ 0.096667 per share on September 5, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 25, 2014; and $ 0.096666 per share on October 5, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 25, 2014.

About Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) is a real estate investment trust formed to acquire a diversified portfolio of institutional-quality apartment properties in demographically attractive growth markets throughout the United States. The Company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes. Please visit the Company’s website at http://www.bluerockresidential.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Furthermore, the Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of the prospectus dated March 28, 2014 and filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on April 1, 2014, and subsequent filings by the Company with the SEC.








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The Warfield
San Francisco, CA
Show time: 8:00pm
Door time: 7:00pm
Age: All Ages+

Legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd returns with a fiery slice of Southern style guitar rock heaven in Last of a Dyin’ Breed, their newest release on Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records due August 21, 2012. This is the kind of record guaranteed to feed the needs of the multi-generational Skynyrd Nation, and continue the renewed vigor the band exhibited with their last album, 2009’s God & Guns.

For the passionate, longtime fans of the band, this is Skynyrd at the top of their game, complete with instantly memorable songs, more hooks than a tackle box, and a blistering three-guitar attack at full power. From the raging guitars of the title track and the pounding, funky homage to local talent in “Home Grown” to the mind-blowing “Honey Hole,” Lynyrd Skynyrd sound like young bucks having one hell of a good time, which, regarding the latter, founding member Gary Rossington says is very much the case.

“For me this is one of the happiest and most fun albums I’ve ever done,” says Rossington. “We didn’t have a lot of problems goin’ on; it was just fun goin’ to work every day.”

Having survived enough tragedy and just plain hard miles for 10 bands, Skynyrd is, remarkably at this stage of their career, on a roll. God & Guns debuted at #18 on the Billboard Top 200, giving the band their highest debut since 1977. Last Of A Dyin’ Breed re-ignites the in-studio alchemy the band found with Guns producer Bob Marlette, and the sound is traditional Skynyrd blended to perfection with the edge of immediacy. In short, it’s rock ‘n roll for the times.

Led by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals) and Rickey Medlock (guitar), Skynyrd has recorded an album that continues to build on the legacy that began over 35 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. Joining them in the studio and on the road are new bassist Johnny Colt (Black Crowes, Train) guitarist Mark “Sparky” Matejka (a “Nashville cat, just a pickin’ fool,” according to Rossington), and keyboardist Peter Keys, who replaced Powell on the God & Guns tour.

In a tragic tale oft-told, the Skynyrd story could have ended in a Mississippi swamp with the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band has lost vital players in Billy Powell, Ean Evans, Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson and Hughie Thomasson, yet here they are again with a hard-rocking, stirring album that can sit proudly alongside any recording that bears the Skynyrd name. The breed may be nearing extinction but Skynyrd is very much alive and ready to throw down.

Van Zant, now in his 25th year standing where his brother once stood agrees with Rossington about the making of Breed. “We worked with Bob Marlette again who’s a great guy we just love as a producer,” he says. “During the recording of the last album we were going through Billy and Ean passing away, and with this album we were able to laugh and joke a lot.”

Medlock says that after the hard touring behind God & Guns he and the other primary writers Van Zant and Rossington took their time writing the songs. But the actual recording came together quickly, aided by the band’s in-studio chemistry. “This time what we wanted to do was go back to doin’ stuff old school,” he says. “A lot of the album was done with all of us in the recording studio, playing all at one time, the way we used to do it when we’d go into the studio to make records.”

With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having sold over two million ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to multiple generations. But far from resting on their laurels, any illusions that this may be a band at anything less than the height of its powers are quickly lost with the distorted fury of the fiery guitar licks that open the album’s title track and further put to rest with the gritty triumphs that follow.

They could easily continue cranking out old songs to rapturous audiences around the world but the fact is they’ve got plenty left to say musically, personally and as social commentary. “Every once in a while the record label will ask us if we want to put a new album out and we always say yes, because, although we love playing all the classic stuff, it’s fun to do new stuff too,” says Rossington, “for our own heads, our own peace of mind.”

Lynyrd Skynyrd is a band of today, carrying a steely mantle forged in the sweaty confines of the Hell House in Jacksonville decades earlier. And this is a band album, to be even more specific, a guitar driven band album. The triple guitar assault has never sounded more on point, with passionate musicality, expert harmonics and of course, plenty of attitude to burn. There’s a reason this is one of the most beloved bands of all time.

“We tried to go back to the old sound, doin’ it as a band, goin’ in all together and layin’ it down,” says Rossington. “On the last album, we leaned a little more country, back to our roots, but this time we just tried to be our old selves and write some Southern rock. Just good ol’ songs, get in and get out, say what they say, do a little bit of pickin’ and tap your feet.”

Those searching for traditional Skynyrd solos and fierce instrumental breaks will have plenty to love on Breed, with every song featuring ample fretwork from one, two or even all three guitarists. “We love to do the harmonies and stuff with lead guitars,” says Medlock. “That’s a Skynyrd staple, and we embellished on it quite a bit this time around. We wanted to make a guitar driven record and have the vocals sit really good in the saddle there with all the guitars, just have it more rockin’ and a lot more powerful.”

Mission accomplished, with plenty of fireworks and rock-solid rhythms from all players. “Sparky has just fit in great with Rickey and Gary, everybody knows their place now,” says Van Zant. “Sparky’s a strat guy, Gary’s a slide guy with the Les Paul sound and all those great fills, and Rickey’s the ‘all-around’ guy that does a little bit of everything.”

But the guitars and other instruments—Keys’ organ, for example, play a vital role in the soundscape. Van Zant’s vocal chops and way with a lyric have never been in finer form, breathing life into these songs and taking on some serious vocal challenges. “I quit smokin’ a year and a half ago, so that helped out quite a bit,” he says with a characteristic laugh. “Workin’ with Bob is great too. We cut the vocals right in the control room itself, which is real cool to me, because me and Bob go back and forth right there, so you’re not waiting for a button to be pushed. It’s just a real cool vibe. We’ve got a good thing goin’ here.”

They’ve got a good thing going in terms of material, too. The primary Skynyrd writing team of Rossington, Medlock and Van Zant worked with some of their favorite songwriters to pen the songs that populate Breed, including Tom Hambridge, Blair Daly, John 5, Donnie Van Zant, and Marlette, along with contributions from the bands Matejka, as well as Marlon Young, Audley Freed, Shaun Morgan from Seether, Cadillac Black’s Jaren Johnston, and label mates Black Stone Cherry’s Chris Robertson and Jon Lawhon.

The blend of writers from within and outside the band concocts a hard-hitting cadre of songs that fit perfectly into the Skynyrd canon. These songs are of the 100-proof variety. “We like bringing in outside influences and I love feeding off other people,” says Van Zant. “I’ve had people ask me, ‘how could Gary create another ‘Free Bird?’ We don’t even try that. Those are legendary songs. We just write what we write. It’s more about us just hangin’ out and being together and enjoying life and writin’ songs. My theory is like Ricky Nelson’s, ‘you can’t please everyone, so you’ve got to please yourself.’ If you’re happy with it at the end of the day, so be it.”

Not as overtly political as its predecessor God & Guns, Breed focuses more on the struggles of the working class, though the band make their thoughts on the direction of this country crystal clear on songs like the reverb-drenched “Poor Man’s Dream” and the blue-collar powerhouse “One Day at a Time.” “When we go in to record, we don’t go in with one certain mindset,” says Medlock. “We just go in and write about stuff we believe in, our experiences.”

The band is tuned in to the tough times many Americans are going through, and they sing songs that might well help on that journey, or at least help let off some steam. “Skynyrd really thinks about how people are struggling and what’s goin’ on out here,” says Medlock. “We see it a lot, because we’re a working man and working woman’s band. We’ve got three generations under our belts, we know people have a tough time out there, and we share in that.”

Gary Rossington won’t typically volunteer for political talk but he is an astute observer, and what he sees sticks in his craw. “I don’t like to talk politics,” he admits “I just don’t trust a lot of politicians. I think the country’s way off track, but we’ll get it back on, it’s too good of a thing to lose. We travel all around the country, there’s too many good people and good Americans who all want the same thing, just to get back on track the way we used to be.”

Like it or not, with a title like God & Guns, the previous album was bound to be a lightning rod out of the box. “I couldn’t believe how well God & Guns was accepted when it came out, in Europe, Australia, South America, here in the States; everybody we talked to, 99% of it was positive feedback,” says Medlock. “My whole thing was, we’ve got to go in the studio this time and step up, we’ve got to do at least what God & Guns did, or one better. And, in my opinion, I think we accomplished that. I’m looking forward to going out and playing some of this record live, along with our classic material, and taking it to the people and letting the people make their decision.”

Odds are, the “people,” specifically, the aforementioned Skynyrd Nation, will love Last of a Dyin’ Breed, and anyone who hasn’t checked into what this band has been up to for a while will likely be blown away. As for their part, Skynyrd will, per usual, indeed be taking their music to the people, as fans in Europe and North America will have a chance to catch the band on tour through the end of 2012 and beyond.

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