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RockItCoin Becomes First Crypto ATM Business to Launch Spanish-Language Website as...

CHICAGO, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- RockItCoin, the most trusted name in Bitcoin ATM™, today launched a Spanish-language website, recognizing the importance of access to the burgeoning cryptocurrency market by Spanish-speaking consumers in the United States. The company has become the first to do so, once again leading the industry in supporting greater inclusion and access investing in cryptocurrency for as many people as possible. RockItCoin's multi-language ATMs allow easy, walk-up access and fast conversion of cash into cryptocurrencies. The RockItCoin website also supports online transactions in the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Litecoin (LTC). In addition, for anyone wanting to buy/sell over $10,000, RockItCoin offers a highly personalized OTC service. "Due to language and other constraints, many members of the Hispanic community have been largely shut out from the rising Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets," said Michael Dalesandro, Founder and CEO of RockItCoin. "RockItCoin's new Spanish-language website and multi-language CryptoATMs are the safest and easiest choice for anyone seeking to turn cash into Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin. By making cryptocurrency information accessible to Spanish-speaking consumers, RockItCoin is helping families and Hispanic communities with greater access to financial opportunities and a way to grow their financial assets using cryptocurrency. Spanish-speaking consumers can now find and access a RockItCoin Crypto ATM close to where they live and work with personal customer support 7 days a week." For interest in hosting a crypto ATM, please visit us at https://rockitcoin.com/host. For locations and interest in using one of RockItCoin's crypto ATMs, please visit https://rockitcoin.com/locations About RockItCoin Founded in 2015 by Michael Dalesandro, RockItCoin is a crypto blockchain company based in Chicago, IL. RockItCoin's network of over 1,000 multi-language ATMs across the US provides consumers with an easy, safe, and fast way to buy, sell, and trade Bitcoin. Consumers can also access and manage a wide variety of other cryptocurrencies through the company's Wallet app. In addition, RockItCoin distributes, operates, places, and sells 2-way Bitcoin kiosks to support small businesses gain additional revenue from crypto. For more information, visit: https://rockitcoin.com, En Español: https://rockitcoin.com/es/ SOURCE RockItCoin Related Links https://rockitcoin.com/

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Foster Garvey Celebrates Diversity and Supports Inclusion with Declared Name and...

SEATTLE, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Foster Garvey, PC today announces it has established a Declared Name and Pronouns Policy as further commitment to ensuring a welcoming and inclusive work environment. The firm also partnered with the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) to empower attorneys and professional staff to become stronger allies for transgender colleagues, family and community members. In addition, the firm is providing educational resources through its Opportunity & Progress Council (OPC) and the TLDEF, including a downloadable template to encourage other businesses to adopt similar policies. The policy and template were developed with the assistance of Reed Smith LLP and its LGBT+ Business Inclusion Group, PRISM. The Declared Name and Pronouns Policy welcomes Foster Garvey employees to be who they are in all aspects of their work. Employees have been invited to add their Declared Name and Declared Pronouns to their internal firm profile and email signatures. With their consent, the firm will also ensure individuals' Declared Name and Declared Pronouns are used in public-facing materials such as their Foster Garvey website bio and firm promotional materials, and that the Declared Name and Declared Pronouns will further be utilized in all interactions with their team members.   "We believe everyone has the right to be who they are," said Foster Garvey Co-Chair Diana Shukis. "Establishing our policy ensures that this belief becomes further ingrained in our firm culture. We are hopeful that sharing our policy encourages other organizations to take action to provide a safe, welcoming and inclusive workplace for employees, including those who are transitioning, gender diverse and transgender." "Foster Garvey established the OPC with a mission to break down institutional and cultural barriers to diversity, equity and inclusion," said Paul Heer, Co-Chair of the OPC. "Our Declared Name and Pronouns Policy represents one of several initiatives we have undertaken to exceed industry standards and enhance our abilities to best serve our clients, communities and each other." Foster Garvey PC was established through the combination of two storied Pacific Northwest-based law firms, Foster Pepper PLLC and Garvey Schubert Barer, PC, in 2019. Foster Garvey is now one of the largest firms in the region with six offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington, D.C., New York, Spokane and Beijing, offering an extended national and international reach to serve several of the most influential and innovative companies, governments and individuals in the country across the full-spectrum of legal services. The firm's attorneys are consistently recognized for their deep industry knowledge and superior client service by prominent legal industry publications including Best Lawyers in America©, Chambers USA and U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." In addition to providing efficient and effective counsel, Foster Garvey will continue to provide a strong commitment to community service, pro bono work, diversity and inclusion efforts, and a collegial and equitable work environment. www.foster.com Contact: Paul Matulac  Foster Garvey, PC (503) 553-3136 [email protected] SOURCE Foster Garvey, PC

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Awards $9.2 Million in Scholarships, Appoints New...

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation announced it will award more than $9.2 million in academic scholarships to over 2,500 children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen for the 2021-2022 academic year. This historic announcement comes as the Scholarship Foundation appoints Ted Probert as its new President and CEO. "I'm humbled and honored to lead the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation into its next chapter," said Ted Probert. "For nearly 60 years, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has kept its promise to never leave the child of a Marine behind. I strongly support this commitment and look forward to working with this extraordinary team to broaden our reach and impact." Ted joined the Scholarship Foundation in 2018 as the Executive Vice President, Development. Serving in the Marine Corps Reserves for 21 years, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2014. Ted brings over 29 years of development experience to the Scholarship Foundation, highlighted by his time at Phillips Exeter Academy as both campaign director for The Exeter Initiatives, which raised $352 million, and the Director of Institutional Advancement. "The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is stronger today than at any time in its nearly 60-year history," said Chairman of the Board and 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert B. Neller. "Ted Probert has a strong proven track record of tirelessly working to accomplish the Scholarship Foundation's mission of helping the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who serve with Marines to get advanced education and training. We are excited and confident that his passion for the Scholarship Foundation, leadership, vision, and experience will allow the Scholarship Foundation to continue to grow and have an even greater impact for the Marine and Navy families we serve." A financial need-based scholarship, the Scholarship Foundation's recipients reflect the diversity characteristic of the United States Marine Corps: students from all walks of life who are destined for leadership and service in a variety of professional fields. Scholarship Foundation recipients are top-tier scholars with a 90% overall graduation rate, well above national performance averages. Notably, 40% of recipients are first-generation college students and 45% pursue STEM degrees. Messages of gratitude have poured in from recipients who are glad to be moving forward after a challenging year. "You have allowed me to focus on the most important aspect of college, learning, without the burden of student loans," said Jake Lane, a rising junior at the University of Michigan and son of a veteran Marine. "I am eternally grateful for your kind-hearted and generous spirit and one day hope to change someone's life in the way you have changed mine." About the Scholarship Foundation: Established in 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships for military children. Since its inception, the Scholarship Foundation has provided nearly 50,000 scholarships worth $155 million to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen. For more information on the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, please visit www.mcsf.org. SOURCE Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

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