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Northern Illinois Community Initiatives Awards Impact Grants Totaling $300,000

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:38pm

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-transit solutions, a K–12 enrichment program and disadvantaged business owners will benefit from the latest round of grant funding from Northern Illinois Community Initiatives. NICI, the nonprofit founded by natural gas distributor Nicor Gas, announces three Impact Grant awards worth $100,000 each to nonprofit organizations serving Rockford, Harvey, south and west suburban Cook County and Will County. The grants, created to provide bridge funding for economic and workforce development, and community revitalization programs, builds upon NICI's mission to attract investment, mobilize partners, and connect vital resources to underserved communities in Nicor Gas' service areas.

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  • Funding will support micro-transit strategy, educational enrichment and diverse entrepreneurs
    NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-transit solutions, a K12 enrichment program and disadvantaged business owners will benefit from the latest round of grant funding from Northern Illinois Community Initiatives.
  • The data shows that poverty has steadily moved outside the city of Chicago into other parts of northern Illinois, but services and resources have not followed.
  • Northern Illinois Community Initiatives (NICI) builds a more vibrant and equitable region by investing in bold economic development initiatives that help communities thrive.For more information, visit www.nici-il.org .
  • Nicor Gas serves more than 2.2 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago.

Minister Ng highlights support for entrepreneurs and business owners in Manitoba and British Columbia

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:10pm

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited Manitoba and British Columbia from August 15 to 18 to meet with diverse Canadian entrepreneurs, business owners and small business organizations.

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  • The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited Manitoba and British Columbia from August 15 to 18 to meet with diverse Canadian entrepreneurs, business owners and small business organizations.
  • On August 15 in Winnipeg, Minister Ng announced that Women's Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC) will start providing loans of up to $50,000 to women entrepreneurs and business owners this fall through the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund .
  • "Entrepreneurs and small business owners across Manitoba and British Columbia punch above their weight with their innovation, talent and resilience.
  • According to Statistics Canada data , year-over-year retail e-commerce increased by more than 110% in May 2020 compared to May 2019.

Bellabeat is First Period and Pregnancy Tracking App and Wearable to Implement Private Key Encryption (AES-256) Security Feature to Protect Women's Data in the Wake of Roe Vs. Wade Overturn

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:44pm

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In early July, Bellabeat was the first pregnancy tracker to roll out a new layer of data security to protect their base of all female end users' data in the wake of the United States Supreme Court overturning Roe Vs. Wade. Like many mobile apps, they had been using full end-to-end encryption of their Bellabeat mobile app for users of all of their Bellabeat wearable products, with end-to-end encryption being the common and secure way to protect customers' data. The company determined that to protect their health data, it is necessary to take data their security a step further without haste. As of August 17th, 2022, eighteen out of 25 reproductive health apps and wearable devices that Mozilla investigated for privacy and security practices received a *Privacy Not Included warning label. Bellabeat did not receive a warning label as they have been exceptionally public in immediately taking the following steps after the newest Roe vs. Wade ruling.

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  • The company determined that to protect their health data, it is necessary to take data their security a step further without haste.
  • The newly implemented Private Key Encryption (AES-256) feature will enable all Bellabeat users to access and decrypt her data using a private key via her Bellabeat smartphone app.
  • Also, adding the extra layer of security where data stored on the company's servers cannot be read without holding an individual user's private key.
  • The only person that can access the confidential health data and info in its decrypted form will be the Bellabeat customer herself.

MHW Launches the 'Make Your Mark on the USA' Brand Battle, Giving Beverage Alcohol Brands the Opportunity to Win $17,500 Towards Importation, Distribution and Business Development in the United States Market

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:38pm

Beverage alcohol brands must submit their brand pitch to MHWLtd.com/BrandBattle by September 25, 2022.

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  • Beverage alcohol brands must submit their brand pitch to MHWLtd.com/BrandBattle by September 25, 2022.
  • MHW is the leading beverage alcohol service partner in the United States, specializing in strategic, scalable back-office solutions including compliance management, licensing, operations, logistics, fulfillment, accounting, business insight reporting, and technology.
  • Companies who partner with MHW have the competitive advantage to focus time and effort on building brand sales.
  • With strategic and attentive teams who have decades of back-office beverage alcohol experience, MHW offers unparalleled expertise and service excellence.

Shaklee, Vitamin Angels Reach Milestone: 133,000 underserved children provided with essential nutrients

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:00pm

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaklee, a leading wellness company, announces today it has reached more than 133,000 at-risk children through its partnership with Vitamin Angels. With every Meology Kids all-in-one vitamin gummy pack sold, Shaklee provides essential nutrients and access to nutritional health to children in at-risk communities throughout the world. In addition to the impact of the Meology Kids purchases either online or via one of Shaklee's more than 2 million ambassadors, the organization provides its online shoppers the opportunity to round-up their cart at checkout to support children with this vital nutrition.

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  • With every Meology Kids all-in-one vitamin gummy pack sold, Shaklee provides essential nutrients and access to nutritional health to children in at-risk communities throughout the world.
  • "Our work with Vitamin Angels helps to ensure children get the nutrients they would otherwise be missing in their diet, all of which are vital to healthy growth and development."
  • Vitamin Angels is a global public health nutrition organization that provides evidence-based nutrition interventions to underserved pregnant women and children under five in the U.S. and around the world.
  • In 2020, Vitamin Angels reached 60 million women and children in 65 countries, including the U.S.

Hepsiburada Regains Compliance with Nasdaq Minimum Bid Price Requirement

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:00pm

ISTANBUL, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- D-MARKET Electronic Services & Trading (d/b/a "Hepsiburada") (NASDAQ: HEPS), a leading Turkish e-commerce platform ("Hepsiburada" or the "Company"), announced today that on August 17, 2022 it received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") indicating that the Company has regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement of US$1.00 per share under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(a)(1).

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  • ISTANBUL, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- D-MARKET Electronic Services & Trading (d/b/a "Hepsiburada") (NASDAQ: HEPS), a leading Turkish e-commerce platform ("Hepsiburada" or the "Company"), announced today that on August 17, 2022 it received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") indicating that the Company has regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement of US$1.00 per share under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(a)(1).
  • For the prior 10 consecutive business days, the closing bid price of the Company's American depositary shares ("ADSs"), each representing one Class B ordinary share of the Company, had been at US$1.00 per ADS or greater.
  • Nasdaq indicated within the letter that this matter is now closed.
  • Founded in Istanbul in 2000, Hepsiburada was built to lead the digitalization of commerce in Turkey.

CooperCompanies to Participate in the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:15pm

SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CooperCompanies (NYSE: COO), will participate in the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

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  • SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CooperCompanies (NYSE: COO), will participate in the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
  • Al White, President and CEO, will represent the Company in a session scheduled to begin at 1:20 PM ET.
  • A live webcast of the Companys session can be accessed from Coopers investor relations website at http://investor.coopercos.com .
  • CooperCompanies ("Cooper") is a global medical device company publicly traded on the NYSE (NYSE: COO).

Aspira Women’s Health Hosting Women’s Health Webinar on Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessments Utilizing Multivariant Index Assay

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:05pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspira Womens Health Inc. (Aspira), a bio-analytical based womens health company focused on gynecologic disease, today announced that it will host a key opinion leader (KOL) webinar on womens health and ovarian cancer risk assessments utilizing multivariant index assays on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 12:00pm Eastern Time.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspira Womens Health Inc. (Aspira), a bio-analytical based womens health company focused on gynecologic disease, today announced that it will host a key opinion leader (KOL) webinar on womens health and ovarian cancer risk assessments utilizing multivariant index assays on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 12:00pm Eastern Time.
  • He will discuss how Aspiras soon-to-be-launched OVAWatchTM multivariate index assay diagnostic risk assessment may benefit women with pelvic masses who are not planned for surgery.
  • About Aspira Womens Health Inc.
    Aspira Womens Health Inc. is transforming womens health with the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative testing options and bio-analytical solutions that help physicians assess risk, optimize patient management, and improve gynecologic health outcomes for women.
  • Aspira Womens Health is particularly focused on closing the ethnic disparity gap in ovarian cancer risk assessment and developing solutions for pelvic diseases such as pelvic mass risk assessment and endometriosis.

QIAGEN Issues 2021 Sustainability Report

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:05pm

In 2021, QIAGEN lowered its greenhouse gas intensity, i.e., its Scope 1 and 2 emissions divided by net sales, by 16% compared to the previous year.

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  • In 2021, QIAGEN lowered its greenhouse gas intensity, i.e., its Scope 1 and 2 emissions divided by net sales, by 16% compared to the previous year.
  • For example, QIAGEN introduced plant-based material alternatives either based on straw or paper to replace the expanded polystyrene coolers in cold-chain shipments in 2021.
  • QIAGEN launched QIAreach QuantiFERON-TB (QIAreach QFT), a test featuring ultrasensitive digital detection built into a fully portable device, in October 2021.
  • For its sustainability efforts QIAGEN was recognized by the rating agencies ISS-ESG, MSCI as well as Sustainalytics which all specialize in sustainability.

NEURELIS, INC., NAMED TO LIST OF BEST PLACES TO WORK IN SoCAL 2022

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:15pm

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurelis, Inc., is pleased to announce it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in SoCal 2022 by Best Companies Group (BCG), a BridgeTower Media Company.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurelis, Inc., is pleased to announce it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in SoCal 2022 by Best Companies Group (BCG), a BridgeTower Media Company.
  • "Being named to this list is an incredible honor for all of us," said Neurelis Chief Executive Officer Craig Chambliss.
  • BCG's annual award program identifies and honors the best places to work in Southern California.
  • "Southern California is known for innovation, and the companies that made our Best Places to Work SoCal list take a forward-looking approach to create workplaces of excellence," said Jaime Raul Zepeda, Executive Vice President of Best Companies Group.