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Cryo-Cell International Announces Changes To Its Board of Directors

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:05pm

The Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of adding Mr. Mark Portnoy and Mr. Daniel Mizrahi as members of the Board.

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  • The Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of adding Mr. Mark Portnoy and Mr. Daniel Mizrahi as members of the Board.
  • Mr. Portnoy is a Co-CEO of the Company and previously served as a member of the Board of Directors from 2011-2020.
  • It has truly been an honor serving on the Board of Directors at Cryo-Cell these past ten years.
  • More than 500,000 parents from 87 countries have entrusted Cryo-Cell International with their babys cord blood and cord tissue stem cells.

SAIC Announces New Industry-Leading Employee Benefits For 2022

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:15pm

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC ) today announced a new array of expanded and additional employee benefits for calendar year 2022, designed to provide greater work flexibility, commemorate the Juneteenth holiday and enhance support for employees and their families.

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  • Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC ) today announced a new array of expanded and additional employee benefits for calendar year 2022, designed to provide greater work flexibility, commemorate the Juneteenth holiday and enhance support for employees and their families.
  • I am proud that we are providing these market-leading benefits in support of the well-being of our employees and their families.
  • Beginning in 2022, SAIC is enhancing its employee benefits to include the following measures:
    Expanding flexible work In addition to supporting greater telecommuting and hybrid work options, SAIC is introducing a 4-day workweek and other alternative work schedule options for its employees.
  • SAIC is honored to be one of the first in the industry to recognize this historically significant day as a paid holiday.

buybuy BABY Unveils Renewed Purpose to Support Parents Throughout Every Step of Their Journey

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:15pm

"At the heart of our business, buybuy BABY is all about helping parents every step of the way.

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  • "At the heart of our business, buybuy BABY is all about helping parents every step of the way.
  • For the past 25 years, buybuy BABY has been committed to equipping parents with everything they need to navigate the parenthood journey," says John Hartmann, Chief Operating Officer of Bed Bath & Beyond and President of buybuy Baby.
  • The Village:Working alongside The Pros is The Village, a carefully curated group of buybuy BABY parents who represent a range of different parenting stages.
  • buybuy BABY's renewed purpose is part of its parent, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., to transform the business around the customer as a digital-first, omni-always retailer.

Wife Of Daredevil TV And Film Star/Director Bam Margera Seeks Child And Supposal Support; Child Custody

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:00pm

Married for eight years, Nicole Margera has been and remains steadfast in support of her husband's sobriety and career.

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  • Married for eight years, Nicole Margera has been and remains steadfast in support of her husband's sobriety and career.
  • He went on to say, "With Bam Margera's absence weeks-long now, she and the toddler have no permanent place to live and no means of income."
  • With Mr. Margera's unexplained absence, Nicole Margera and her small son have had to seek temporary shelter with friends and some family for weeks.
  • We want him to come home so we can live as a functional and happy family, in the near future."

Sallie Mae Offers Tips, Free Resources to Help Families Complete the FAFSA®

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:12pm

In addition, of those who didnt complete the FAFSA for academic year 2020-21, 44% said they didnt think theyd qualify for aid.

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  • In addition, of those who didnt complete the FAFSA for academic year 2020-21, 44% said they didnt think theyd qualify for aid.
  • To help students and families complete the FAFSA, and ultimately make informed decisions about financing higher education, Sallie Mae today rolled out a free FAFSA application tool that simplifies the process and dramatically reduces the time it takes to file for federal financial aid.
  • The earlier families complete the FAFSA, the better the chance to be in line for that aid.
  • Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

U.S. Senate Votes to Support Child Safety Network's National School Bus Safety Month Ninth Year in A Row

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:06pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the ninth year in a row, the Senate designated September as "School Bus Safety Month."

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the ninth year in a row, the Senate designated September as "School Bus Safety Month."
  • "With the school year back in full swing, there is no better time to highlight the importance of school bus safety.
  • "School Bus Safety Month is a reminder of the importance of keeping children safe while on their way to and from school.
  • "This is an opportunity to redouble efforts on school bus safety and highlight new safety initiatives and resources that can make our communities safer for children and families."

Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative Ramps up Advocacy during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month as New Data Shows Childhood Cancer Upward Trend Continues

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:29pm

"The trend doesn't look good for childhood cancers in this country.

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  • "The trend doesn't look good for childhood cancers in this country.
  • Many childhood cancers are preventable" said David Levine, Co-founder & President of American Sustainable Business Council and a leading member of the CCPI.
  • The new findings , within just one year of the release of the report, are driving an upsurge of advocacy efforts and commitments to help reduce the risk of childhood cancer.
  • This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, leaders from various sectors have organized a series of six panel webinars that will take place from September 20th 24th.

Simply Healthcare and Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Launch SimplyHealthyMinds.com to Support Children’s Mental Health

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:32pm

Simply Healthcare, in partnership with the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP), launched today SimplyHealthyMinds.com, a toolkit of resources to help children, families, healthcare providers and others navigate mental health challenges facing children.

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  • Simply Healthcare, in partnership with the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP), launched today SimplyHealthyMinds.com, a toolkit of resources to help children, families, healthcare providers and others navigate mental health challenges facing children.
  • SimplyHealthyMinds.com will serve as a trusted source of information on mental health and programs that are available to help kids and families navigate mental health challenges and find appropriate treatment.
  • There are real consequences when children who need support dont have access to it, said Dr. Lisa Gwynn, President, Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • The Simply Healthy Minds toolkit provides resources to help kids, families, healthcare providers and others navigate mental health challenges facing kids.

Social and Emotional Learning: A Key to Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:01pm

Social and emotional learning (SEL) develops the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that help youth achieve their goals and contribute to their communities, according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

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  • Social and emotional learning (SEL) develops the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that help youth achieve their goals and contribute to their communities, according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).
  • Social and emotional skills like communicating clearly, taking initiative, problem-solving and interpersonal skills are essential tools for youth in their careers, communities, or civic life.
  • CASEL and The Allstate Foundation know parents and caregivers play an essential role in teaching and modeling SEL to nurture the next generation of leaders.
  • This campaign is part of a larger partnership between CASEL and The Allstate Foundation to broaden awareness and understanding of social and emotional learning.

CDC and Bark Technologies Collaborate on First-Ever Study Linking Past Online Behavior in Youth to Future Events of Suicide and Self-Harm

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 4:06pm

Over the past decade and specifically throughout the pandemic increased online communication has proliferated concerning behaviors among young people, including suicide and self-harm.

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  • Over the past decade and specifically throughout the pandemic increased online communication has proliferated concerning behaviors among young people, including suicide and self-harm.
  • The CDC/Bark study analyzed online activities of middle and high school-aged children sampled over a 13-month period.
  • The data used in the study were from Bark's ongoing programs to provide safety monitoring in schools and as part of efforts to improve suicide prevention.
  • "We are honored to collaborate on this critical research and partner with the CDC to preserve and protect youth mental health," said Brian Bason, Bark founder and CEO.