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Infinite Campus Foundation Offers $1 Million Prize for Mental Health and Addiction Innovation

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:30pm

BLAINE, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Infinite Campus Foundation announced a $1 million prize today for the creation of a regional mental health and addiction network.

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  • BLAINE, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Infinite Campus Foundation announced a $1 million prize today for the creation of a regional mental health and addiction network.
  • Charlie Kratsch, founder and CEO of Infinite Campus, an educational software company, pledged the amount for the most innovative idea to streamline access to mental health services.
  • "More Minnesotans are seeking mental health treatment than ever before, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made those who struggle with their mental health and substance abuse more vulnerable.
  • "It's difficult, if not impossible, to navigate the complexities of the current mental health system," said Kratsch, who has directly funded other mental health initiatives.

Vail Resorts and Toyota Announce Mobility Partnership to Enhance Guest Experience for Outdoor Adventurers across U.S.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

"As Vail Resorts' first-ever Mobility Partner, we are thrilled for guests to experience our brand and vehicles firsthand," said Lisa Materazzo, group vice president, Toyota Marketing, Toyota Motor North America.

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  • "As Vail Resorts' first-ever Mobility Partner, we are thrilled for guests to experience our brand and vehicles firsthand," said Lisa Materazzo, group vice president, Toyota Marketing, Toyota Motor North America.
  • "Together with our regions and dealers, we're excited to take the mountain experience to new heights with Vail Resorts."
  • A partnership with shared values:
    The companies' partnership goes beyond a shared commitment to elevating the guest experience.
  • Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN).

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Announces Four-Car Team and All-New Toyota GR DKR Hilux T1+ for Dakar 2022

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00am

The team will also be fielding an all-new Toyota GR DKR Hilux T1+, which conforms to the updated regulations for the T1 category.

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  • The team will also be fielding an all-new Toyota GR DKR Hilux T1+, which conforms to the updated regulations for the T1 category.
  • Following TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's philosophy of "making ever-better cars", the team has continued to refine the Hilux and the latest iteration will spearhead the team's Dakar Rally campaign.
  • For 2022, the team is developing a new version of the Toyota Dakar Hilux, based on the latest rules.
  • Nasser Al-Attiyah: "I am very happy to be back with the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team for Dakar 2022.

All-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan and Hatchback Earn IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Ratings

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:39pm

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The all-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan and Hatchback have earned the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) highest accolade, the 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) rating.

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  • MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The all-new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan and Hatchback have earned the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) highest accolade, the 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) rating.
  • The new Civic, which has long set the standard for small car safety performance, achieved the Institute's highest possible ratings in all evaluated categories.
  • This includes Civic's standard front crash prevention system, which earned "SUPERIOR" ratings from IIHS in vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian avoidance tests.
  • While not yet evaluated, it is anticipated that the 2022 Civic Sedan and Hatchback will earn this distinction.

National Road Safety Foundation And Chicago Auto Show Invite Midwest Teens To Alert Drivers, Pedestrians And Bicyclists To Danger On The Road

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

The 6,721 pedestrian deaths nationwide account for more than 17 percent of all traffic-related fatalities, with about 70 percent occurring after dark.

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  • The 6,721 pedestrian deaths nationwide account for more than 17 percent of all traffic-related fatalities, with about 70 percent occurring after dark.
  • In addition, nearly 850 bicyclists were killed on U.S. roads and 4,900 were injured in crashes with motor vehicles.
  • In response to this ongoing tragedy, caused largely by distraction of road users, The National Road Safety Foundation and the Chicago Auto Showare again hosting the Drive Safe Chicago PSA Contest.
  • First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the nation's longest running auto exposition in North America.

Data Shows Almost Half of All Child Car Seats Are Misused

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:34pm

Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the nation, and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 46% of all child car seats are misused.

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  • Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children in the nation, and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 46% of all child car seats are misused.
  • When child car seats are used correctly, they can help reduce injuries and prevent fatalities when children are involved in a crash, said TxDOT Executive Director Marc Williams.
  • We urge parents to schedule a car seat check today to ensure they are safely and correctly using the right car seat for their child.
  • As an incentive for parents who visit the website, TxDOT is hosting a free giveaway for a child car seat or booster seat.

Orbit Coffee Invites U.S. Consumers to Open, Drink, and Lift Off

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:46pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Orbit Coffee is an Italian energy booster that recently entered the U.S. market.

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  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Orbit Coffee is an Italian energy booster that recently entered the U.S. market.
  • Orbit Coffee officially crossed the pond into the U.S. marketplace back in late 2020.
  • Orbit Coffee uses fructose and dextrose to quickly spike energy levels and bring a sense of vigor and focus.
  • About Orbit Coffee: Orbit Coffee was created by Cleverit Corp, a subsidiary of the leading Italian sports nutrition brand EthicSport.

Orbit Coffee Offers a Taste of Italy... And A Sight of The Stars

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:38pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Orbit Coffee answers the energy cravings of the modern lifestyle.

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  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Orbit Coffee answers the energy cravings of the modern lifestyle.
  • From a simple Moka pot to a complex coffee shop brew, coffee is part-and-parcel of the Italian lifestyle.
  • Orbit Coffee comes in small 0.85 fl oz servings that remind one of nothing so much as an espresso shot.
  • About Orbit Coffee: Orbit Coffee was created by Cleverit Corp, a subsidiary of the leading Italian sports nutrition brand EthicSport.

United States Infrastructure Bill Brings Cardano Billionaire to Washington

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 10:00am

For that reason, the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) and our partners are organizing Blockchain & Infrastructure (https://www.gbaglobal.org/event/blockchain-infastructure/), a two-day educational seminar to be held from 27-28 September 2021 in Washington DC, for government leaders and their staff.

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  • For that reason, the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) and our partners are organizing Blockchain & Infrastructure (https://www.gbaglobal.org/event/blockchain-infastructure/), a two-day educational seminar to be held from 27-28 September 2021 in Washington DC, for government leaders and their staff.
  • Mr. Charles Hoskinson of Cardano will be speaking live from Washington, DC, and will also be broadcast to virtual attendees in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.
  • A few years later, he spearheaded IOHK (Input Output Hong Kong), whose key project is Cardano.
  • Mr. Hoskinson will be speaking at Blockchain & Infrastructure and will be networking with conference attendees during the evening reception on September 28.

2022 Acura RDX Remains Atop the Podium with New Styling, More Features and Available Long Beach Blue Pearl Paint

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring refined styling, a dramatically quieter cabin and a retuned suspension, the 2022 Acura RDX is the most dynamic, comfortable and refined 5-passenger SUV in Acura history. Making its debut at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach in striking Long Beach Blue Pearl paint, the 2022 RDX lineup is expanded with the availability of a new top trim, combining the sporty style of the highly popular RDX A-Spec® with the premium features of the Advance Package. The 2022 RDX will begin arriving at Acura dealers nationwide in early November.

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  • RDX features a 19-inch 10-spoke design standard, while RDX with Technology Package wears similar wheels with a machined face and Pewter Gray accents.
  • All 2022 RDX models are available in a new Liquid Carbon Metallic, while Phantom Violet Pearl is offered on RDX models equipped with the Technology and Advance Packages.
  • Fora more premium experience, the 2022 RDX receives extensive updates to reduce road noise in the cabin.
  • The fifth Acura model to be built at Acura's Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC), the new 2022 RDX PMC Edition will be offered exclusively in vibrant Long Beach Blue Pearl paint.