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WA Poison Center advises caution following harmful algae alerts

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:23pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --After reports of harmful algae blooms in local bodies of water, the Washington Poison Center is advising the public to be careful when recreating in and around lakes and rivers.

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  • SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --After reports of harmful algae blooms in local bodies of water, the Washington Poison Center is advising the public to be careful when recreating in and around lakes and rivers.
  • Freshwater algae blooms are caused by "blue-green algae," which are a type of bacteria called "cyanobacteria."
  • Blue-green algae can become a problem, however, when certain toxin-producing strains rapidly reproduce (or "bloom")a common occurrence in the warmer, sunny months of summer and fall.
  • If you think you have come into contact with blue-green algae, shower (with soap) and call the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

Ducks Unlimited Canada launches $3-million initiative to conserve critical wetland habitat along the Wolastoq

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:41pm

This conservation investment of $3 million over 10 years represents the largest investment by DUC on a single habitat initiative in Atlantic Canada.

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  • This conservation investment of $3 million over 10 years represents the largest investment by DUC on a single habitat initiative in Atlantic Canada.
  • At 673 kilometres long, the Wolastoq is the largest river in the Maritimes and includes 49,400 acres (20,000 hectares) of floodplain wetlands.
  • Partnering with Wabanaki Tree Spirit Tours & Events to conduct an annual traditional wild rice harvest at wetland projects along the Wolastoq.
  • For more information, visit the Wetlands for the Wolastoq page on our website: www.ducks.ca/our-work/wolastoq-wetlands/
    Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation.

NOCD Raises $33 Million to Address Global OCD Crisis; Series B Financing to Support People Struggling with OCD, Fuel Growth

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

NOCD, for the first time, offers an accessible and effective solution for one of the most prevalent and stigmatized behavioral health populations people with OCD.

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  • NOCD, for the first time, offers an accessible and effective solution for one of the most prevalent and stigmatized behavioral health populations people with OCD.
  • We look forward to working with our investors who participated in this financing to accelerate our mission to improve the lives of people with OCD and support our significant growth.
  • Inside the NOCD platform, members can receive ongoing, face-to-face telehealth sessions from licensed NOCD therapists that specifically specialize in OCD treatment.
  • Were excited to support NOCD as the platform scales to address the needs of millions suffering from OCD.

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes Debuts Redesigned Primo, The Second Outpost From Acclaimed Chef Melissa Kelly

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 8:00pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Melissa Kelly is set to re-open her redesigned second outpost of highly acclaimed Primo Restaurant, focusing on Mediterranean Italian at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes this fall.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Melissa Kelly is set to re-open her redesigned second outpost of highly acclaimed Primo Restaurant, focusing on Mediterranean Italian at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes this fall.
  • "It is an honor for JW Marriott to partner with Melissa Kelly since 2003 when Grande Lakes Orlando opened.
  • Today there are over 80 JW Marriott hotels in more than 25 countries and territories.Visit JW Marriott online ,and on Instagram and Facebook .
  • JW Marriott is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott's travel program replacing Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, andStarwood Preferred Guest(SPG).

Highstreet Enriches VR Metaverse with Upcoming Launch of FOMO Duck NFTs

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:20pm

Highstreet Market is a special marketplace located in Highstreet City inside the metaverse.

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  • Highstreet Market is a special marketplace located in Highstreet City inside the metaverse.
  • The denizens of Highstreet's metaverse will encounter FOMO Duck, a mascot with an integral role in the shared digital environment.
  • Highstreet plans to launch FOMO Duck as an NFT on September 17, 2021, with 250 released each day until the total supply of 10,000 FOMO Ducks has been minted.
  • Holders of FOMO Ducks will also qualify for exclusive bonuses leading up to our metaverse unveil and launch near Halloween.

Lux Row Distillers and Ducks Unlimited launch Daviess County Double Barrel Bourbon

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ducks Unlimited (DU) and Lux Row Distillers announce the launch of Daviess County Double Barrel Bourbon.

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  • MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ducks Unlimited (DU) and Lux Row Distillers announce the launch of Daviess County Double Barrel Bourbon.
  • "Daviess County Double Barrel Bourbon is certain to be highly sought after by DU members and supporters, and we're proud of our partnership with the team at Lux Row Distillers."
  • Finished in Missouri white-oak barrels with toasted heads, Daviess County Double Barrel was created by Lux Row Master Distiller and long-time DU member, John Rempe.
  • Daviess County Double Barrel Bourbon is the newest member of the Daviess County Bourbon family, which also includes Daviess County Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Daviess County Cabernet Sauvignon Finish and Daviess County French Oak Finish.

New Chinese Restaurant Mr. Sun To Set The Standard For Chinese Cuisine In New York

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

Mr. Sun is operated by a capable young team of experienced and mature persons devoted to set a new standard for Chinese food in New York City.

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  • Mr. Sun is operated by a capable young team of experienced and mature persons devoted to set a new standard for Chinese food in New York City.
  • These talented young professionals believed that Chinese restaurants could become a part of fine dining restaurants instead of just grab-and-go meals.
  • Thus, they worked hard to pick premium ingredients and provide trustworthy traditional Chinese food dishes to customers.
  • Peking duck is a classic, with the centuries-old dish originating from Beijing, China and it is a must-try for lovers of Chinese food.

Walnut Secures $15 Million in Series A Funding to Redefine Sales Demos

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 3:13pm

This funding round comes just several months after a high-demand $6 million seed round, bringing the total funding raised to date to $21 million, less than a year after it was founded.

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  • This funding round comes just several months after a high-demand $6 million seed round, bringing the total funding raised to date to $21 million, less than a year after it was founded.
  • Walnut aims to make demos, as they are performed today, obsolete.
  • Founders Yoav Vilner and Dani Friedland have set out to redefine how SaaS companies improve their Go-To-Market with a holistic approach.
  • About Walnut: Walnut is the world's first Sales Experience Platform, that puts the prospect in the center of the sales engagement, and empowers sales leaders to own the entire process without relying on any back-end team.

Rebecca O’Sullivan-Schulte Named Senior Vice President and General Manager of Bally Sports West, Bally Sports SoCal and Bally Sports San Diego

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

Bally Sports, a division of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) has named Rebecca OSullivan-Schulte Senior Vice President and General Manager of Bally Sports West, Bally Sports SoCal and Bally Sports San Diego.

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  • Bally Sports, a division of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) has named Rebecca OSullivan-Schulte Senior Vice President and General Manager of Bally Sports West, Bally Sports SoCal and Bally Sports San Diego.
  • The announcement was made today by Steve Rosenberg, President, Bally Sports.
  • The Bally Sports Regional Networks (a division of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.) are the nations leading provider of local sports.
  • Its 19 owned-and-operated regional networks include Bally Sports Arizona, Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Indiana, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports New Orleans, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Oklahoma, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West and Bally Sports Wisconsin.

Larry Kaumeyer named Ducks Unlimited Canada’s next CEO

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

OAK HAMMOCK MARSH, Manitoba, Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of the countrys largest and longest-standing conservation organizations, today announces that Larry Kaumeyer will become its chief executive officer this fall.

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  • OAK HAMMOCK MARSH, Manitoba, Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of the countrys largest and longest-standing conservation organizations, today announces that Larry Kaumeyer will become its chief executive officer this fall.
  • Ive been an avid supporter of Ducks Unlimited Canada my entire life.
  • Its an honour to be joining a team that delivers such a meaningful and tangible impact on the landscape, says Kaumeyer.
  • Kaumeyer grew up on a cattle farm outside of Calgary, Alta., where his passion for nature and the outdoors first began.