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Following CDC Guidance, Face Coverings Made Optional for Fully Vaccinated Individuals Inside Publix Stores

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:46pm

b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

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  • b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
  • For 24 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work.
  • In addition, Publix\xe2\x80\x99s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business.
  • For more information, visit the company\xe2\x80\x99s website, corporate.publix.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005568/en/\n'

Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 10:10pm

And last month, Mark Goldstein retired as CEO after 43 years with the company.

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  • And last month, Mark Goldstein retired as CEO after 43 years with the company.
  • Pedrazzini said, \xe2\x80\x9cI have spent most of the first few weeks in my new role meeting with employees and speaking with customers.
  • We have a strong portfolio of brands, a dedicated team, and fantastic distribution through our longstanding relationships with many of America\xe2\x80\x99s top retailers.
  • Our products deliver high-quality, proven results that are supported by best-in-class consumer ratings and reviews.

University of Phoenix to Host Webcast Panel on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:30pm

b'University of Phoenix today announced they will host a diversity webcast panel on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), May 20, 2021 from 2:00 \xe2\x80\x93 3:30 PM ET.

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  • b'University of Phoenix today announced they will host a diversity webcast panel on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), May 20, 2021 from 2:00 \xe2\x80\x93 3:30 PM ET.
  • The survey found that more than two in five employed adults (44%) have asked for at least one workplace accommodation due to disability.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThis must be a part of diversity and inclusion programs for universities and businesses.\xe2\x80\x9d\nOpening remarks will be given by Andrea Smiley, Vice President of Public Relations at University of Phoenix.
  • We serve a diverse student population, offering degree programs at select locations across the U.S. as well as online.

MetroPlusHealth to Host Virtual Town Hall: Stand Up Against Anti-Asian Hate

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 7:47pm

b'MetroPlusHealth, the five-star rated health plan of choice for over 600,000 New Yorkers, will host a virtual town hall addressing discrimination, bias, and hate against Asian Americans and other New Yorkers.\nAt MetroPlusHealth, we are a community and a family.

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  • b'MetroPlusHealth, the five-star rated health plan of choice for over 600,000 New Yorkers, will host a virtual town hall addressing discrimination, bias, and hate against Asian Americans and other New Yorkers.\nAt MetroPlusHealth, we are a community and a family.
  • When one of us is hurting, all of us are hurting.
  • Standing together as a community against bias and hate is the surest way to help defeat both.
  • Help us spread the word about this event.\nThe Facebook Live town hall will take place on Thursday, May 20th from 10AM to 12PM.

Global Pet Supplement Market (2021 to 2027) - by Pet, Application, Source and Distribution Channel - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 5:04pm

Pet supplement is a rich source of nutrients, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.

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  • Pet supplement is a rich source of nutrients, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.
  • It is gaining significant traction among developing countries, owing to increase in pet humanization and surge in disposable income.
  • Furthermore, people, form rural areas, feed their pets with left over meals, milk, and meat, which hamper the growth of the market.\nThe report segments the global pet supplement market into pet, application, source and distribution channel, and region.
  • On the basis of pet, the market is categorized into dogs, cats, freshwater fishes, and others.

BAGAAAAAAAAAAAAAWK! It's National Dance Like a Chicken Day!

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

Well, it\'s time to stand up and stretch your wings with the characters from Disney Junior\'s animated series "The Chicken Squad," premiering tonight at 7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • Well, it\'s time to stand up and stretch your wings with the characters from Disney Junior\'s animated series "The Chicken Squad," premiering tonight at 7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005420/en/\n"The Chicken Squad" dance is featured in every episode with the "Chicken Charge" anthem that the chickens sing upon determination of a new mission.\nWe\'re not yoking around!
  • GRAMMY\xc2\xae Award winner Alex Geringas ("Voltron: Legendary Defender") and EmmyAward-nominated Mike Himelstein ("Mickey Mouse Clubhouse") are the series\' songwriters.
  • Images are not to be archived, altered, duplicated, resold, retransmitted or used for any other purposes without written permission of Disney Channels Worldwide.

Cutter® Insect Repellents Works to Educate Consumers In Response to Tick Awareness Week

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:48pm

\xe2\x80\x9cWith Americans eager to get back outside, and warm weather on the horizon, tick protection is more important than ever.

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  • \xe2\x80\x9cWith Americans eager to get back outside, and warm weather on the horizon, tick protection is more important than ever.
  • Cutter\xc2\xae Backwoods\xc2\xae Tick Defense\xc2\xae Insect Repellent is made with picaridin, which is safe to spray on clothing and gear for an added layer of protection.
  • We focus on delivering innovative products and solutions to consumers for use in and around the home through our trusted brands.
  • Kids will be kids \xe2\x80\x93 let Cutter\xc2\xae Insect Repellents help make biting bugs one less thing you have to worry about.

Optime Care Calls for Greater Awareness of Hereditary Angioedema, Highlights Patient-First Strategy for Treatment and Optimized Care, Recognizes May 16, hae day :-)

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:04pm

The campaign brings greater understanding of the disease to the general public, healthcare professionals, healthcare decision makers and industry representatives around the world.

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  • The campaign brings greater understanding of the disease to the general public, healthcare professionals, healthcare decision makers and industry representatives around the world.
  • Optime Care\xe2\x80\x99s patient-first approach impacts the burdens of living with HAE by tailoring a proactive service experience for each patient.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005392/en/\n\xe2\x80\x9cAccess to innovative therapies that can improve quality of life is critical for people with rare diseases like HAE,\xe2\x80\x9d said Donovan Quill, president and CEO, Optime Care.
  • They motivate and encourage me, and they have helped me grow into the best care coordinator I can be.

Save the Galaxy in the Epic Saga of Commander Shepard With Mass Effect Legendary Edition Today

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

b"BioWare, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, today released Mass Effect\xe2\x84\xa2 Legendary Edition, the definitive way to experience the beloved science fiction role-playing game trilogy.

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  • b"BioWare, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, today released Mass Effect\xe2\x84\xa2 Legendary Edition, the definitive way to experience the beloved science fiction role-playing game trilogy.
  • The game is available worldwide on PC via Origin, EA Desktop app and Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with optimized backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
  • The Mass Effect Legendary Edition features the heart-pounding cinematic single-player base content and 40+ downloadable content (DLC) story, weapons and armor packs from Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 and brings the legend of Commander Shepard to life in 4K Ultra HD with HDR compatibility.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • A new photo mode will give players a chance to pause gameplay and capture their personal moments through the cinematic adventure.

Mastercard and National Women’s Soccer League Announce Multi-Year Partnership Centered on Elevating Visibility for the Sport and Fan Engagement

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Mastercard announced today that it is joining the National Women\xe2\x80\x99s Soccer League (NWSL) as an official partner, strengthening the brand\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to women\xe2\x80\x99s soccer and its fanbase.

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  • b'Mastercard announced today that it is joining the National Women\xe2\x80\x99s Soccer League (NWSL) as an official partner, strengthening the brand\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to women\xe2\x80\x99s soccer and its fanbase.
  • They deserve to have an experience on par with any major sports league, and that time has arrived.
  • As part of this partnership, Mastercard will create a soccer-themed curriculum for its signature science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program, Girls4Tech\xe2\x84\xa2.
  • Based in Chicago, the NWSL is partners with the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005295/en/\n'