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Cornerstones 50 Receives Major Donation from Plank Family Foundation

The Plank Family Foundation donated $20,000 to Cornerstones 50 to aid with safety-net and human services programs for families and individuals affected by COVID-19. Scott Plank, an impact investor and philanthropist, celebrated the donation made by he and his family in June at a recent employee gathering at Reston National Golf Course, according to a press release by…

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Reston Investor, Philanthropist Donates $20K To Cornerstones

RESTON, VA — A local philanthropist and his family donated $20,000 to help Cornerstones provide support for Northern Virginia families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Plank, whose War Horse Cities purchased the Reston National Golf Course in 2019, and his family hosted a check presentation ceremony on Sept. 30 at the golf. The event…

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Plank Family Foundation donates $20K to Cornerstones

Throughout the region, the need for immediate safety-net and emergency services continues to grow as the impact of COVID-19 is felt across multiple Northern Virginia neighborhoods and communities. For many local families and individuals, already struggling to keep a roof over their heads, feed their children, and access quality medical care, this pandemic only exacerbates…

Read Article The Baltimore team working on drone delivery of human organs had its longest flight yet

In September, Scott Plank-founded MissionGO landed a pair of unmanned test flights in Las Vegas as part of its work to bring technology to the area of transporting organs for transplant. One bested last year’s kidney delivery across Baltimore. Baltimore-based unmanned flight experts that were behind the drone delivery of a kidney across the city…

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Business Insider- A drone just moved a human kidney across the Nevada desert to prove it could be the future of organ transport — take a look

Drone test flights in Nevada just showed that they can safely transport organs for transplant. MissionGo, a transportation logistics company, partnered with the Nevada Donor Network in a test to fly corneas and kidneys across the desert. MissionGo says the drone delivery can be more efficient, and reduce the carbon footprint of the donations. This…

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Drone carries human kidney over Las Vegas desert in what could be the future of organ transportation

Drones are used today for a variety of tasks – delivering small express packages, assisting in search and rescue operations and capturing stunning aerial views views, to name just a few. Get ready to add one more to the growing list: human organ transit. Researchers at MissionGO, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions, and the Nevada Donor Network, an organ procurement organization,…

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MissionGO Completes Longest Organ Delivery Flight via Unmanned Aircraft in America Nevada Donor Network and MissionGO partner to transport kidney, corneas on UAS

LAS VEGAS, September 22, 2020 – MissionGO, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions that are transforming logistics, and Nevada Donor Network, an organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the state of Nevada, today announced two successful test flights carrying a human organ and tissue via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on Sept. 17. The first flight…

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AlarisPro Provides Enterprise UAS Operators and Fleet Managers with Powerful New Features for Improved Decision Making

Enhanced reporting, customization, visualization, and User Interface (UI) provide operators and pilots with detailed data and actionable insights. BALTIMORE, Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AlarisPro, the leader in Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) management, has released a series of new features that will enable its enterprise clients to have greater visibility, monitoring and management capabilities…

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To Market, To Market: Restaurant Deconstructed October 2014

Belvedere Square has been through ups and downs since it was first developed in 1986, fluctuations that align with the economy, management and public tastes. Over the last year or so, the market has sprung into bloom. Atwaters, the soup and sandwich shop, extended its reach within the space, adding a dairy case, beer and…

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