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Steve Harvey Releases First-Ever NFT to Benefit Charity

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005115/en/\nSteve Harvey Releases First-Ever NFT to Benefit Charity (Photo: Business Wire)\nThe release is scheduled for Friday, May 14th at 12pm, ET/9am PT.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005115/en/\nSteve Harvey Releases First-Ever NFT to Benefit Charity (Photo: Business Wire)\nThe release is scheduled for Friday, May 14th at 12pm, ET/9am PT.
  • The classic Steve Harvey GIF is from his early days on the comedy stage.\nThe second NFT includes a Steve Harvey digital signature consisting of 3 editions.\nThe final NFT release, limited to 1 edition, will be sold at auction and will include the tie featured in the NFT autographed by Harvey.\n\xe2\x80\x9cAs a boy growing up in Cleveland, I never had the newest things but I\xe2\x80\x99ve always been interested in learning and doing better,\xe2\x80\x9d said Harvey.
  • His nationally syndicated radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, is the most listened to morning show in America.
  • Additionally, Harvey hosts MISS UNIVERSE\xc2\xae, NFL and major broadcasts globally.\nIn 2017, he launched Steve Harvey Global (SHG), uniting his various businesses under one roof and one vision.

SBB Research Group Names May 2021 Grant Finalists: Momma Chef’s Soup Kitchen, Special Gifts Theatre, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5531

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:59am

The employees will then vote to allocate the company\xe2\x80\x99s monthly grant awards.

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  • The employees will then vote to allocate the company\xe2\x80\x99s monthly grant awards.
  • Each finalist will receive at least $1,000 in donations.\nLast month, Henry Williams Love Foundation received $5,000 to provide short-term supportive services and advocacy to youth and families in need.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are proud to support HWLF.
  • Said Matt Aven, SBB Research Group\xe2\x80\x99s COO.

ComEd Awards Scholarships to Help DePaul College Prep Students from Diverse Chicago Communities Pursue STEM Careers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:47pm

b"ComEd has selected three DePaul College Prep students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) to receive financial support as part of this year\xe2\x80\x99s ComEd Scholars cohort.

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  • b"ComEd has selected three DePaul College Prep students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) to receive financial support as part of this year\xe2\x80\x99s ComEd Scholars cohort.
  • The scholarships, awarded annually, support DePaul College Prep juniors and seniors from underserved communities.\nThis year\xe2\x80\x99s recipients \xe2\x80\x93 all juniors at DePaul College Prep \xe2\x80\x93 receive academic scholarships that run through the remainder of their academic careers at DePaul College Prep and continue should they enroll in STEM-related studies at DePaul University.
  • Eight DePaul Prep graduates continue to thrive as ComEd Scholars at DePaul University and six of our DePaul Prep students are privileged to be part of this outstanding program on our campus.
  • Located on a modern 17-acre campus in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago, DePaul College Prep operates in academic partnership with DePaul University.

WAVE Hosts “Light the Way for Change: Hope Inspiration Action”

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:47pm

b'Women for American Values and Ethics ( WAVE ) announced the biennial fundraiser to benefit the WAVE Action Fund on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PDT.

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  • b'Women for American Values and Ethics ( WAVE ) announced the biennial fundraiser to benefit the WAVE Action Fund on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PDT.
  • Tickets begin at $50 for general admission and sponsorships begin at $250.\nWAVE Action Fund supports WAVE\xe2\x80\x99s civic activism and community involvement.
  • WAVE commits significant (wo)manpower and resources toward supporting progressive values and ethics.
  • There are six WAVE Working Groups: Environment, Government Integrity, Gun Safety, Migrant Rights, Social Justice and Voter Mobilization.

U.S. Capital Advisors and Legacy One Financial Advisors Merge Forces to Create One of the Largest Independent Wealth RIAs in Texas, Focused on Empowering Others

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:03pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005854/en/\nLegacy One and USCA\xe2\x80\x99s wealth management advisory subsidiary, USCA RIA, LLC, will align to become U.S. Capital Wealth Advisors, LLC (\xe2\x80\x9cUSCWA\xe2\x80\x9d).

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005854/en/\nLegacy One and USCA\xe2\x80\x99s wealth management advisory subsidiary, USCA RIA, LLC, will align to become U.S. Capital Wealth Advisors, LLC (\xe2\x80\x9cUSCWA\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • The Merchant team has been instrumental in the development of Legacy One to date, including supporting this transaction.
  • After the close of the transaction with Legacy One, U.S. Capital Advisors will continue to advise corporate, institutional and municipal clients.
  • USCA\xe2\x80\x99s brokerage division, USCA Securities, LLC, will continue to provide wealth management brokerage services to joint clients of USCWA.

Six Flags Supports State Vaccination Efforts with Ticket Offer Valued at $4 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.

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  • As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.
  • For nearly 60 years, Six Flags has entertained hundreds of millions of guests with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions.
  • Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests.
  • For more information, visit www.sixflags.com\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005819/en/\n'

Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation Established to Assist Destination Community Members in Need

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

b'Alterra Mountain Company announces the establishment of the Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation , a public charity created to provide financial support to the members of the North American communities in which Alterra Mountain Company operates.\nAlterra Mountain Company founders from Henry Crown and Company and KSL Capital Partners, and Alterra Mountain Company CEO, Rusty Gregory, have donated an initial $2.6 million to fund grants.

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  • b'Alterra Mountain Company announces the establishment of the Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation , a public charity created to provide financial support to the members of the North American communities in which Alterra Mountain Company operates.\nAlterra Mountain Company founders from Henry Crown and Company and KSL Capital Partners, and Alterra Mountain Company CEO, Rusty Gregory, have donated an initial $2.6 million to fund grants.
  • The Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation was established to offer some support to those in need and help them thrive.\xe2\x80\x9d\nA Grant Committee has been established to review grant applications and determine awards.
  • The committee is made up of representative community members from each region where Alterra Mountain Company owns a resort, including the Denver metropolitan area where Alterra Mountain Company is headquartered.\nAlterra Mountain Company\xe2\x80\x99s family of destination communities are Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures and Alpine Aerotech in British Columbia.\nThe Alterra Mountain Company Community Foundation is a U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity.
  • Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination\xe2\x80\x99s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone.

The Donate Life Rose Parade® Float Celebrates 19 Years in the Rose Parade And Announces Its 2022 Float Theme, “Courage to Hope”

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

b'As part of the 2021 Donate Life Virtual Run/Walk\xe2\x80\x99s opening ceremony, which streamed LIVE on Facebook and Instagram on April 24, OneLegacy unveiled the 2022 Donate Life Rose Parade\xc2\xae float\xe2\x80\x99s design and theme, Courage to Hope.

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  • b'As part of the 2021 Donate Life Virtual Run/Walk\xe2\x80\x99s opening ceremony, which streamed LIVE on Facebook and Instagram on April 24, OneLegacy unveiled the 2022 Donate Life Rose Parade\xc2\xae float\xe2\x80\x99s design and theme, Courage to Hope.
  • The float will be part of the 2022 Rose Parade that will take place in Pasadena, Calif. on New Year\xe2\x80\x99s Day.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)\nDuring the Donate Life Run/Walk\xe2\x80\x99s live broadcast on April 24, 2021, the Donate Life float\xe2\x80\x99s crew chiefs, Mike and Mimi Thompson, officially unveiled the 2022 Donate Life float in a moving video message to thousands of participants and viewers.\nThe 2022 Rose Parade will feature elements that were planned for the 2021 parade, including the theme \xe2\x80\x9cDream.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cSince 2004, Donate Life\xe2\x80\x99s inspiring Rose Parade float entries have affirmed organ, eye and tissue donation as a social responsibility.

New Partnerships Between PMIEF and DiscoverE and Junior Achievement Europe Teach Youth Project Management Skills and Equip Them for 21st Century Success

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) today announced its partnerships with Discover Engineering (DiscoverE) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe).

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  • b'PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) today announced its partnerships with Discover Engineering (DiscoverE) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe).
  • These partnerships introduce young people to project management foundations as they engage in highly experiential activities with organizations like DiscoverE and JA Europe, which equips them for 21st century success.
  • Additionally, PMIEF partnerships, like those with DiscoverE and JA Europe, provide in-kind project management fundamentals training and expert project management coaching for staff to build organizational capacity.\n"Learning effective project management skills increases the likelihood that young changemakers will achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals," said Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of Project Management Institute.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cBoth organizations recognize the natural synergy between teaching project management skills and the engineering design process making our collaboration a natural fit.

AEO Reinforces Sustainability Commitment

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b"American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today reaffirms its commitment to sustainability through the use of more sustainable raw materials and manufacturing techniques, water reduction, and the development of a limited American Eagle (AE) jeans collection using guidelines as a part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s Jeans Redesign project .

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  • b"American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today reaffirms its commitment to sustainability through the use of more sustainable raw materials and manufacturing techniques, water reduction, and the development of a limited American Eagle (AE) jeans collection using guidelines as a part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s Jeans Redesign project .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005597/en/\nAEO Reinforces Sustainability Commitment & AE Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s The Jeans Redesign to Create Exclusive Jeans Collection.
  • Credit: AEO, Inc.\n\xe2\x80\x9cBy taking measures to ensure more responsible product sourcing, we are working hard to help create a healthier environment for future generations.
  • As part of AEO\xe2\x80\x99s broader sustainability goals, we\xe2\x80\x99ve made a commitment to move toward more sustainable raw materials and manufacturing techniques, as well as reducing our water and energy usage,\xe2\x80\x9d said Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.