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IndyCar Drivers Take Flight at LIFT Academy

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:44pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.
  • I think I want to learn how to do this.\xe2\x80\x9d\nLIFT Academy is owned by Indianapolis-based Republic Airways and is the first U.S. airline-owned and operated ab initio flight training program in the new generation of flight training.
  • Less than three years later, it has quickly become one of the largest flight schools in the nation with nearly 300 students from across the United States coming to train in Indianapolis.\nAbout LIFT Academy: Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy is a U.S.-based commercial aviation pilot training school owned and operated by Republic Airways.
  • Students receive instruction from experienced pilots, under FAA and industry standards, with the most advanced equipment and curriculum that combines flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training.

Mental Health in Focus: Healthline Announces Next Live Town Hall

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:14pm

b'To support the nearly 80 percent of Americans who experienced emotional challenges, including stress, anxiety, isolation, and loneliness during the pandemic, and in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month, Healthline Media will host a free Live Town Hall: Mental Health in Focus, on Tuesday, May 25, at 2:00 p.m. ET.\nThe Healthline Live Town Hall will feature artists, entertainers, journalists, and advocates, each of whom tells a deeply personal story about their mental health journey through books, broadcasts, or foundations that advance the public conversation.\n\xe2\x80\x9cNearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. lives with a mental health condition, and this number is increasing in the wake of the pandemic,\xe2\x80\x9d said Healthline.com Editor in Chief Erin Petersen-Edge, who will be one of the Live Town Hall\xe2\x80\x99s moderators.

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  • b'To support the nearly 80 percent of Americans who experienced emotional challenges, including stress, anxiety, isolation, and loneliness during the pandemic, and in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month, Healthline Media will host a free Live Town Hall: Mental Health in Focus, on Tuesday, May 25, at 2:00 p.m. ET.\nThe Healthline Live Town Hall will feature artists, entertainers, journalists, and advocates, each of whom tells a deeply personal story about their mental health journey through books, broadcasts, or foundations that advance the public conversation.\n\xe2\x80\x9cNearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. lives with a mental health condition, and this number is increasing in the wake of the pandemic,\xe2\x80\x9d said Healthline.com Editor in Chief Erin Petersen-Edge, who will be one of the Live Town Hall\xe2\x80\x99s moderators.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThis Live Town Hall will enable people from all walks of life to hear candid conversations with public figures who have personally experienced various mental health conditions.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe event will be free to watch on Healthline\xe2\x80\x99s home page , Facebook Live , and YouTube without registration.
  • More information about the event can be found on Healthline here .\nThe Healthline Live Town Hall guests will include:\nABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton\nThe discussion will be moderated by Ms. Petersen-Edge and Faye McCray, Editor in Chief of PsychCentral.com, a sister publication of Healthline.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIt\xe2\x80\x99s important for them to know that they aren\xe2\x80\x99t alone if they are having a difficult time and that help is out there.\n\xe2\x80\x9cNo one should feel alone in their mental health journey,\xe2\x80\x9d Ms. McCray added.\nThe Healthline Live Town Hall will amplify a new Healthline Media initiative, TRANSFORM: Health Equity .

MANSCAPED™ Designated Official Below-the-Waist Grooming Partner of The Professional Bowlers Association

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:29pm

The global leader in men\xe2\x80\x99s grooming and hygiene spares no effort when it comes to its coveted sports partnership roster, and today is pleased to announce its latest addition: The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) .

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  • The global leader in men\xe2\x80\x99s grooming and hygiene spares no effort when it comes to its coveted sports partnership roster, and today is pleased to announce its latest addition: The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005873/en/\nMANSCAPED slicks down the lanes at the PBA\xe2\x80\x99s upcoming series of highly anticipated tournaments.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe\xe2\x80\x99re constantly looking to diversify our sports marketing efforts in a meaningful and organic way,\xe2\x80\x9d said Joey Kovac, Senior Director of Marketing at MANSCAPED.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWhen the opportunity came to work with The Professional Bowlers Association, we knew we couldn\xe2\x80\x99t let this one slip through our hands.

Six Flags Supports State Vaccination Efforts with Ticket Offer Valued at $4 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.

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  • As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.
  • For nearly 60 years, Six Flags has entertained hundreds of millions of guests with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions.
  • Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests.
  • For more information, visit www.sixflags.com\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005819/en/\n'

FUTURA Jewelry Launches the First Mercury-Free Gold Jewelry Collection to Reduce the Global Threat of Mercury Emissions to Our Planet

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

Each piece of FUTURA Jewelry reduces harmful mercury emissions from our planet, and ensures a safer and healthier tomorrow.

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  • Each piece of FUTURA Jewelry reduces harmful mercury emissions from our planet, and ensures a safer and healthier tomorrow.
  • Our gold is setting the standard for the future - for the jewelry industry and for the planet.
  • FUTURA collaborates with world renowned jewelry historians from iconic cultural centers to discover history\'s most imaginative jewelry designs that have a modern relevance.
  • Responsible and compassionate luxury jewelry is the ethos of FUTURA.\nTo find out additional information and to discover the full FUTURA collection, please visit\n'

Standard Chartered Celebrated in the EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:53pm

b'Standard Chartered is proud to announce that three colleagues were recognised in the prestigious EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists 2021, released today.

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  • b'Standard Chartered is proud to announce that three colleagues were recognised in the prestigious EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists 2021, released today.
  • Fenil Khiroya, Head of Human Resources for the UK, and Donna Hill, Business Planning Manager, Global Disputes & Government Investigations, Legal, were named in the EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority Executives List and the EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders\xe2\x80\x99 List, respectively.
  • The Bank has a commitment to significantly increase ethnic representation in its UK and US senior leadership teams by 20251.
  • Honorees have achieved success in their own careers, and actively use their platform to advance inclusion in the workplace.

AEO Reinforces Sustainability Commitment

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b"American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today reaffirms its commitment to sustainability through the use of more sustainable raw materials and manufacturing techniques, water reduction, and the development of a limited American Eagle (AE) jeans collection using guidelines as a part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s Jeans Redesign project .

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  • b"American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today reaffirms its commitment to sustainability through the use of more sustainable raw materials and manufacturing techniques, water reduction, and the development of a limited American Eagle (AE) jeans collection using guidelines as a part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s Jeans Redesign project .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005597/en/\nAEO Reinforces Sustainability Commitment & AE Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation\xe2\x80\x99s The Jeans Redesign to Create Exclusive Jeans Collection.
  • Credit: AEO, Inc.\n\xe2\x80\x9cBy taking measures to ensure more responsible product sourcing, we are working hard to help create a healthier environment for future generations.
  • As part of AEO\xe2\x80\x99s broader sustainability goals, we\xe2\x80\x99ve made a commitment to move toward more sustainable raw materials and manufacturing techniques, as well as reducing our water and energy usage,\xe2\x80\x9d said Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

On Average, Couples Work Toward Four Additional Financial Goals While Saving for Their Wedding

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

While couples budget an average of $22,500 for their wedding day ceremony and reception, most aren\xe2\x80\x99t choosing one financial dream over another.

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  • While couples budget an average of $22,500 for their wedding day ceremony and reception, most aren\xe2\x80\x99t choosing one financial dream over another.
  • The reality of the situation is that most couples are juggling multiple financial goals, including saving for a house (60%) or retirement (52%), all while also saving for a wedding.
  • While most couples are thankful for their parents\xe2\x80\x99 financial support (82%), it doesn\xe2\x80\x99t come without some strings attached.
  • Operating within the $250 billion global wedding industry, WeddingWire helps couples find the right team of wedding professionals to plan and execute a wedding celebration personalized to them.

Maryland Tech Council Launches Technology Inclusion Initiative to Advance Inclusivity within the State’s Tech Industry and Fuel Socioeconomic Advancement Throughout Maryland

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Rosendale will open the program by providing the MTC\xe2\x80\x99s Board of Directors\xe2\x80\x99 motivation for creating the Technology Inclusivity Initiative.

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  • Rosendale will open the program by providing the MTC\xe2\x80\x99s Board of Directors\xe2\x80\x99 motivation for creating the Technology Inclusivity Initiative.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThere\xe2\x80\x99s a lot of work to be done to build a more inclusive tech industry and to use technology for the good of our communities.
  • We are the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state of Maryland, and we provide value by giving members a forum to learn, share, and connect.
  • The vision for the Maryland Tech Council is to propel Maryland to become the number one innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the country.

Reunited and It Feels so Good: Survey Finds Family Travel a Top Priority for Americans This Year

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:28pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005202/en/\n30 percent of survey respondents identified Orlando as a top destination for a family vacation in 2021.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005202/en/\n30 percent of survey respondents identified Orlando as a top destination for a family vacation in 2021.
  • Club Wyndham Bonnet Creek resort provides home-style amenities craved by travelers.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIt\xe2\x80\x99s not surprising our survey found that the pandemic impacted travel for 81% of people, with 83% of them saying they were unable to see family and friends as often as they\xe2\x80\x99d like last year.
  • The margin of error fell within +/- 3 percentage points with a confidence interval of 95 percent.