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Sallie Mae® Announces $100K Sponsorship of HBCU Week 2022 College Fair

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the HBCU Week 2022 College Fair as part of HBCU Week taking place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl.

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  • Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the HBCU Week 2022 College Fair as part of HBCU Week taking place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl.
  • The College Fair is the cornerstone of HBCU Weeks program, annually drawing more than 3,500 college seeking students to connect with HBCU representatives.
  • The event was part of HBCU day at Sallie Mae and the broader recognition of HBCU Week happening this week in Wilmington as well as the HBCU conference in Washington D.C. and additional events and celebrations happening throughout September and October.
  • For more information on Sallie Mae, The Sallie Mae Funds scholarship programs, and tools and resources to help families navigate to, through, and immediately after college, visit https://www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities/ .

THE WORLD'S LARGEST MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION, AND WELLNESS CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT, NOVEMBER 1-4, 2022

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Never before has a conference converged with these three disciplines under one roof: Mental Health, Addiction Treatment, and Wellness.

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Hill+Knowlton acquires JeffreyGroup in Latin America, strengthens technology offering with global expansion of the Ideal brand

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Recently, JeffreyGroup earned more nominations than any other agency in PRovoke Medias upcoming 2022 Latin America SABRE Awards.

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  • Recently, JeffreyGroup earned more nominations than any other agency in PRovoke Medias upcoming 2022 Latin America SABRE Awards.
  • JeffreyGroup will continue to operate its distinct brand in Latin America as a part of Hill+Knowlton.
  • Ricardo Cesar, who has led H+Ks Latin American operations since 2018, has been promoted to Global CEO, Ideal, and charged with taking the Ideal brand and business model to a global market.
  • Working with Sara and the global tech team, Ideal will help amplify H+Ks already impressive technology communications reputation globally.

WPP Acquires Leading Communications Agency JeffreyGroup

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the acquisition of JeffreyGroup , one of the most respected independent corporate communications, public affairs, and marketing consulting firms in Latin America.

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  • WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the acquisition of JeffreyGroup , one of the most respected independent corporate communications, public affairs, and marketing consulting firms in Latin America.
  • JeffreyGroup will join the Hill+Knowlton Strategies international network and will create the largest global communications agency presence in Latin America, doubling Hill+Knowlton Strategies footprint in the region.
  • JeffreyGroup also recently earned more nominations than any other agency in PRovoke Medias upcoming 2022 Latin America SABRE Awards.
  • Mark Read, CEO of WPP, said: WPPs public relations and communications services have never been more in-demand.

Largest-Ever HBCU Week Coming to Walt Disney World Resort Next Month

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- High school students from across the Southeast and beyond will descend on Walt Disney World Resort next month for the largest-ever HBCU Week featuring a huge college fair, a parade of high-stepping marching bands, a fierce battle of the bands and a live ESPN broadcast.

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  • More than 5,000 high school students will join nearly 50 HBCU representatives at Walt Disney World Resort next month.
  • This isthe first time in its five-year history that the HBCU Week Foundation is hosting its annual event at Walt Disney World Resort, which is expanding the foundation's ability to stage new and more high-profile activities for its attendees.
  • Disney's involvement in HBCU Week is part of a relationship between HBCU Week Foundation and Disney on the Yard, an initiative focused on deepening Disney's engagement with HBCUs.
  • Disney theme park admission and reservations are required for entry to Magic Kingdom Park for the HBCU Week band parade.

Successful Ethereum Merge Expands BTCS Rewards

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Monday, September 19, 2022

“Imagine a diesel-engine freight train moving at the speed of light carrying items of significant value like digital assets and banknotes. The diesel engine had served the train well in powering the transportation of goods. However, now imagine that there are a few problems with the diesel engine that would be eliminated if a newer, electric engine was swapped in while the train was still driving. The diesel engine being hinted at in the scenario above is the Proof-of-Work (“PoW”) engine, and the Merge is that engine swap-- Ethereum's transition into a newer electric engine, PoS consensus algorithm” stated Allen. “Consensus algorithms are the equivalent of engines that power some of the largest blockchains in the world today” continued Allen.

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  • Silver Spring, MD, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BTCS Inc. (Nasdaq: BTCS) (BTCS or the Company), a blockchain technology-focused company and the first Nasdaq listed U.S. public company to run Ethereum validator nodes , announces how the success of Ethereums Merge enhances its value proposition.
  • With the success of the merge, our conviction that Ethereum would successfully transition to a greener and more ESG-friendly chain has now come to fruition stated Charles Allen, Chief Executive Officer of BTCS.
  • Following the Merge, transaction fees once earned by miners will flow to validators such as BTCS stated Adele Carey, BTCS VP of Investor Relations.
  • Validators rewards are also increased due to a redistribution of MEV which should benefit BTCS, Carey said.

Sunwing goes galactic with the exciting addition of Melbourne, Florida to its winter lineup

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

This winter, were thrilled to be returning to Florida with Melbourne as our newest destination offering for Sunwing customers, said Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing.

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  • This winter, were thrilled to be returning to Florida with Melbourne as our newest destination offering for Sunwing customers, said Andrew Dawson, President of Tour Operations for Sunwing.
  • Given the incredible customer demand for sun vacations this winter, we look forward to bringing more customers to Melbourne to experience its family-friendly charm.
  • With even more opportunities to discover Florida this winter, were confident Melbourne will become a new favourite for Canadians.
  • The addition of Sunwing to our expanding list of air service partners is an incredible win for MLB and the greater Central Florida community.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Becomes First Timeshare Company to Earn J.D. Power Certification for Outstanding Customer Service Experience

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Monday, September 12, 2022

Power for providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" with its Owner Support team in 2022.

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  • Power for providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" with its Owner Support team in 2022.
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations is the first company in the timeshare or vacation ownership industry to achieve this prestigious certification.
  • "This certification includes a detailed evaluation of Holiday Inn Club Vacations policies, practices, and procedures, as well as primary research where they must meet our cross-industry customer satisfaction benchmark from recently serviced customers.
  • We're excited to present this certification to a timeshare company for the first time and congratulate Holiday Inn Club Vacations for achieving this prestigious distinction."

ISLAND FIN POKÉ CO. MAKES BIG WAVES IN THE POKE INDUSTRY, SET TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL FRANCHISE CONFERENCE AT DISNEY WORLD

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Monday, September 12, 2022

SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Fin Pok Co., one of the fastest growing fast-casual franchises in the country, is set to host its second annual national franchise conference at Disney World Resort in Orlando September 18-21, 2022.

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  • SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Fin Pok Co., one of the fastest growing fast-casual franchises in the country, is set to host its second annual national franchise conference at Disney World Resort in Orlando September 18-21, 2022.
  • Island Fin Pok Co. is accelerating its national expansion, recently entering into four new markets, with 24 locations open, 58 sold, with multiple franchise areas under development.
  • Island Fin Pok Co. is a Florida-based fast-casual concept known for its Hawaiian-style build-your-own poke bowls that are more than just a bowl, but a lifestyle.
  • About Island Fin Pok Co.
    Island Fin Pok Co. is a Florida-based fast-casual concept known for its Hawaiian-style build-your-own pok bowls.

Disney100: The Exhibition to Immerse Guests Worldwide in the Magic of Disney

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event in Anaheim, CA, exciting new details and stops were announced for the upcoming world premiere of Disney100: The Exhibition. Created for the 100-year celebration of The Walt Disney Company, the exhibition will immerse guests in the beloved stories that have been dazzling guests since 1923, when Walt Disney set his company on a path that would revolutionize the entertainment industry. The world premiere of the exhibit opens on February 18, 2023, at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA, with Chicago, IL, and Kansas City, MO, set as the next two stops on the North American tour. The international unit of the exhibit will open on April 18, 2023, in Munich, Germany, with more cities to be announced in the coming months.

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  • Created for the 100-year celebration of The Walt Disney Company, the exhibition will immerse guests in the beloved stories that have been dazzling guests since 1923, when Walt Disney set his company on a path that would revolutionize the entertainment industry.
  • "As we prepare to kick off Disney 100 Years of Wonder, we are incredibly excited to bring this fantastic exhibition to life," said Becky Cline, director, Walt Disney Archives.
  • "We can't wait for guests to experience their favorite Disney stories, characters, and attractions in new and immersive ways as we celebrate all the wonderful worlds of Disney."
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    Semmel Exhibitions creates exhibitions, which travel worldwide, and hosts international exhibitions in Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerland.