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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches Sixth Annual Make March Matter® Fundraising Campaign

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:16pm

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) launched its sixth annual Make March Matter campaign Monday.

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  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) launched its sixth annual Make March Matter campaign Monday.
  • Actress, author and advocate and longtime supporter of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Jamie Lee Curtis, joined the hospital to kick off the campaign.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005969/en/
    Actress, author and advocate and longtime Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) supporter Jamie Lee Curtis joined the hospital to kick off its 6th Annual Make March Matter Campaign on Monday, March 1.
  • Make March Matter is an annual fundraising campaign that builds awareness and support for childrens health in Los Angeles.

Hasbro to Participate in UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:41pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, and Deborah Thomas, chief financial officer, will participate in the upcoming UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9AM Eastern.

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  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, and Deborah Thomas, chief financial officer, will participate in the upcoming UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9AM Eastern.
  • Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play and Entertainment Experiences.
  • Through its global entertainment studio, eOne, Hasbro is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens.
  • We routinely share important business and brand updates on our Investor Relations website, Newsroom and social channels (@Hasbro on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.)

Pandemic Is Putting More Kids at Risk of Not Learning to Read

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 4:05pm

Compared to last year, there are now twice as many Black kindergarten students at great risk for not learning to read.

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  • Compared to last year, there are now twice as many Black kindergarten students at great risk for not learning to read.
  • The opportunities to learn that students have lost due to COVID may have life-long consequences if they are not provided with additional instructional support.
  • These efforts will support students as they catch up and grow into the strongest readers they can be.
  • DIBELS is a widely used series of short tests that assess K-8 literacy developed by the University of Oregon.

Exploding Kittens Launches First Two-Player, Strategic Board Game, Tacocat Spelled Backwards

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 4:01pm

Hit tabletop game creator, Exploding Kittens , today announced its first two-player board game, Tacocat Spelled Backwards , a palindrome-themed duel of wits and tactics that incorporates a fun balance of strategy, luck, and instinct.

Key Points: 
  • Hit tabletop game creator, Exploding Kittens , today announced its first two-player board game, Tacocat Spelled Backwards , a palindrome-themed duel of wits and tactics that incorporates a fun balance of strategy, luck, and instinct.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005036/en/
    Tacocat Spelled Backwards by Exploding Kittens (Photo: Business Wire)
    Since we created the original Exploding Kittens game six years ago, Tacocat quickly became one of the most beloved characters.
  • As we look to expand our IP in new ways, the inspiration for Tacocat Spelled Backwards was born, said Elan Lee, Co-Creator and CEO of Exploding Kittens.
  • After initially seeking to raise $10K through Kickstarter, the Exploding Kittens campaign raised $8.7M in 30 days from 219,000 backers.

Trust a Leader in Online School … North Carolina Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollment Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), a public charter school authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, is accepting enrollment applications for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

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  • North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), a public charter school authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, is accepting enrollment applications for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
  • Combining online instruction, a rigorous curriculum and the support of state-licensed teachers, NCVA provides a personalized learning experience for every student.
  • The schools enrollment season comes at a time when more than 70% of U.S. parents agree that online education should be an ongoing option after the pandemic subsides.
  • North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) is a full-time public school program that serves students in grades K-12.

Evenflo® Gold Launches Revolve360™, a Turning Point in Car Seat Innovation

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:19pm

Evenflo , designer, manufacturer and marketer of infant and childrens products, today announced the launch of the Evenflo Gold Revolve360 Rotational All-in-One Car Seat, the first 3-in-1 car seat developed by an American brand that turns 360 degrees.

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  • Evenflo , designer, manufacturer and marketer of infant and childrens products, today announced the launch of the Evenflo Gold Revolve360 Rotational All-in-One Car Seat, the first 3-in-1 car seat developed by an American brand that turns 360 degrees.
  • As part of Evenflo Gold, the companys line of smart and innovative baby gear, Revolve360 features unmatched style, design and technology at an accessible price point.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005218/en/
    Evenflo Gold Launches Revolve360, a Turning Point in Car Seat Innovation (Photo: Business Wire)
    "The Revolve360 is truly a game-changer with its unique 360-degree turning seat.
  • The Revolve360 will be offered at a suggested retail price of $379.99 and is backed by the Evenflo Gold Lifetime Warranty.

Cedar Fair Appoints Chief Procurement Officer

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and immersive entertainment, announced today that Mr. Seenu Sarma has joined its executive team as senior vice president and chief procurement officer.

Key Points: 
  • Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and immersive entertainment, announced today that Mr. Seenu Sarma has joined its executive team as senior vice president and chief procurement officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005169/en/
    Seenu Sarma joins Cedar Fair Entertainment Company as Chief Procurement Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    We are pleased Seenu has joined Cedar Fair to lead a transformational initiative to centralize procurement activities across our entire portfolio of entertainment properties, said President and CEO Richard A. Zimmerman.
  • Prior to joining Cedar Fair, Mr. Sarma was chief procurement officer for Dean Foods, one of the nations largest food and beverage companies, where he led the centralization and transformation of the procurement function.
  • Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio.

Set Your Children Up For Success: Highpoint Virtual Academy of Michigan Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

HVAM is tuition-free to all students who reside in Michigan, staffed by state-licensed teachers, and is an authorized online public-school program of Mesick Consolidated Schools.

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  • HVAM is tuition-free to all students who reside in Michigan, staffed by state-licensed teachers, and is an authorized online public-school program of Mesick Consolidated Schools.
  • They offer a personalized approach to learning, delivering rich, engaging curriculum designed to assist students who seek alternative pathways to education.
  • Parents only want their children to be successful and HVAM can provide them with that opportunity, said Mary Moorman, Head of School.
  • Highpoint Virtual Academy of Michigan (HVAM) is a tuition-free online public charter school authorized by Mesick Consolidated Schools that currently serves students in grades K through 12 throughout the state.

Lies Travel Faster Than Truth in New Peaky Blinders Card Game from Steamforged Games

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:10pm

Tabletop games publisher, Steamforged Games today launches its official card game for the multi-award winning television drama, Peaky Blinders.

Key Points: 
  • Tabletop games publisher, Steamforged Games today launches its official card game for the multi-award winning television drama, Peaky Blinders.
  • Based on the BAFTA-winning TV drama set in 1920s Birmingham, England, Peaky BlindersTM: Faster Than Truth is a competitive card game for three to six players releasing worldwide from February 26th, 2021.
  • Featuring iconic characters from the series, Peaky BlindersTM: Faster Than Truth centres on bluffing and tricking your opponents.
  • Peaky BlindersTM: Faster Than Truth is available from game retailers in the UK priced at 14.99.

Experience Matters: iQ Academy of California – Los Angeles Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 4:30pm

After an academic year like no other, iQ Academy of California Los Angeles ( IQLA ), a full-time online public-school academy serving students throughout the state, is welcoming students in grades K-12 to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year, starting March 2.

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  • After an academic year like no other, iQ Academy of California Los Angeles ( IQLA ), a full-time online public-school academy serving students throughout the state, is welcoming students in grades K-12 to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year, starting March 2.
  • Our world-class technology and student-focused curriculum will give your children a reliable advantage they need to succeed throughout high school, and beyond.
  • iQ Academy of California Los Angeles (IQLA) is a full-time online public charter school authorized by the Rowland Unified School District.
  • IQLA is available to students in kindergarten through 12th grade who reside in Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.