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The Drum PR Awards: chair Tamara Bennett on awarding Mastercard

Mastercard’s Acceptance Street campaign was named as the winner of the Chair’s Award at this year’s The Drum Awards for PR, with the chairperson herself, Tamara Bennett, director of communications for Virgin Management, as “a piece of magic.”

The award winning campaign, which proved highly popular with this year’s jury as well, ran last summer and saw a stand placed on the corner of Christopher Street and Gay Street in New York City featuring both street names and ten more below them in colorful letters, that read; ‘Lesbian,’ ‘Bisexual,’ ‘Transsexual,’ ‘Queer,’ ‘Intersex,’ ‘Asexual,’ ‘Non-Binary,’ ‘Pansexual,’ ‘Two Spirit,’ ‘+,’ and ‘#Acceptance’ streets.

The LGBTQ+ campaign, developed by Ketchum, was implemented on 17 June by Mastercard to declare the brand’s support for the LGBTQ+ community during World Pride month.

“It was a really strong campaign,” declared Bennett while explaining why it was her choice for the special award. “The essence of this

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PPP round 2 could do a lot to support small business, Fed chair Powell says

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said another iteration of the Paycheck Protection Program is likely the best way to continue supporting small businesses suffering as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

When asked during a hearing before a House subcommittee on Wednesday whether the Main Street Lending Program could be modified to help smaller businesses, Powell said the Paycheck Protection Program would be a better way of reaching these companies.

The Fed would encounter difficulties trying to underwrite the credit for a large number of very small businesses, according to the Fed chair.

Powell told lawmakers that it is not practical for the Fed to create a facility for small businesses and that PPP could continue to do “a lot of good,” since it may take longer than officials initially

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This Black-owned business is bringing health care to the barber chair

The Black-owned Baltimore barbershop now requires infrared temperature checks and masks.

The barbershop also requires clients to answer a coronavirus questionnaire found on a health care kiosk.

“It kind of gives us a baseline idea of the individual and possibly where they’ve been and who they’ve come in contact with,” Kennard Perry, a senior partner and barber at the Nile Style Barbershop, told CNN.

The results of the survey and the infrared temperature check determine whether clients get haircuts or not.

And if those clients do not end up in the barber chair, they will not leave empty-handed. Nile Style makes sure that the client is armed with a list of health care providers who can determine if that person needs a coronavirus test.

“We have to take care of one another,” said Perry.

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The coronavirus surveys on the health care kiosk and the infrared

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Former Regina Exhibition board chair, Sandra Masters, announces run for mayor – Regina

The former chair of the Regina Exhibition Board, Sandra Masters, announced on Wednesday she is running for mayor in the upcoming municipal election, focusing her announcement on building the local economy.

The well-known member of the community says she promises to be a strong voice for Regina that goes beyond the status quo.

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“I am not a career politician,” Masters said. “I am a working mother and business professional who built my career and raised my children in our community. I will be the change Regina residents are looking for.”

During her announcement at the Cathedral Social Hall, Masters promised to support policing, improve the safety of downtown and drive new economic development.

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If elected, Masters would introduce multi-year budgeting, which she says would help residents maintain their property tax

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