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President’s Budget Sets Tone for Federal Appropriations Season

President’s Budget Sets Tone for Federal Appropriations Season

Many Asher Agency clients are anxiously awaiting the submission of the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget this week — Appalachian Headwaters, Children’s MAGIC U.S., Mon Health Med Center Foundation, our higher education clients, those addressing a wide range of health needs, and others.
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Will the 116th Congress hit a Wall even before it gets underway?

Will the 116th Congress hit a Wall even before it gets underway?

On Jan. 3, all 435 Representatives and one-third of the U.S. Senate were sworn in as members of the 116th Congress.

The transition will not likely be a smooth one. A partial federal government shutdown that started at midnight Dec. 22, 2018 — largely over funding levels for a protective wall at our southern border with Mexico – looms over the new Congress. The President would like $5 billion in new funding for the wall and Democrats set sights on a number far less.
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Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine In Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine In Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Agency is a leader in communicating cutting-edge healthcare and fitness news, and each May we are honored to work with the American Fitness Index team at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) to release the nation’s most fit cities.

Released May 15 this year, ACSM and its partner — the Anthem Foundation — opted to rank the 100 top cities based on 33 evidence-based indicators. In the initial decade of the American Fitness Index, only the top 50 Metropolitan Statistical areas (MSAs) were ranked.

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National Seafood Month Promotes Tasty Heart Health Options

National Seafood Month Promotes Tasty Heart Health Options

 

Asher Agency’s third year of promoting seafood nutrition hit new highs for citizen and media interest in this grassroots “heart healthy” campaign.

The September 30 Charleston SeafoodFEST we coordinated at the Capitol Market was a tremendous success, offering seafood cooking demonstrations, tastes of West Virginia-grown salmon, free Omega 3 testing, educational speakers and a variety of family-friendly activities. Our client, Linda Cornish, president of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, was on hand to offer remarks and greet community members of all ages who participated.

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