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Jostens Wins 2024 Class Ring Contract with West Point Academy, Celebrates Partnerships with Prestigious United States Military Schools

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:28pm

The United States Military Academy known as West Point provides higher education and training for those who wish to become commissioned officers in the Army.

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  • The United States Military Academy known as West Point provides higher education and training for those who wish to become commissioned officers in the Army.
  • Jostens and West Point have a rich history that is worthy of celebration.
  • Jostens has also partnered with Norwich University, the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, the United States Naval Academy and the Virginia Military Institute over the years.
  • The Jostens team commends those who choose to enroll in military schools and commit their careers to serving their country.

NHC Announces $25 Million Stock Repurchase Program

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:28pm

National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), announces that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting, has authorized a new stock repurchase program.

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  • National HealthCare Corporation (NYSE American: NHC), announces that its Board of Directors, at a regularly scheduled meeting, has authorized a new stock repurchase program.
  • The program will allow for repurchases of up to $25 million of its common stock.
  • The stock repurchase plan replaces the stock repurchase plan previously approved by the Board of Directors on August 8, 2019, which expired on August 31, 2020.
  • Under the stock repurchase program, the Company may repurchase its common stock from time to time, in amounts and at prices the Company deems appropriate, subject to market conditions and other considerations.

Rockley Photonics Names Richard Kuntz, M.D., to Board of Directors

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:15pm

Rockley Photonics (NYSE: RKLY), a global leader in photonics-based health monitoring and communications solutions, today announced that it named Richard Kuntz, M.D., M.Sc., to its board of directors.

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  • Rockley Photonics (NYSE: RKLY), a global leader in photonics-based health monitoring and communications solutions, today announced that it named Richard Kuntz, M.D., M.Sc., to its board of directors.
  • We are delighted to welcome Richard Kuntz to our board of directors.
  • A proven leader in healthcare, Rick brings a blend of world-class industry, clinical, and research experience that makes him uniquely qualified to serve on our board, said Dr. Andrew Rickman, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockley Photonics.
  • Having applied our board skills matrix to assess our existing competencies, we determined that Ricks academic and industry experience will complement the competencies of our board.

Habitat for Humanity partners with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to increase homeownership among Veterans

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:45pm

"The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging for veterans.

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  • "The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging for veterans.
  • "At Habitat, we know that decent and affordable housing provides tremendous social and economic benefit.
  • "This partnership will be integral in fulfilling this obligation and improving the lives of thousands of veterans and their families.
  • Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home.

Austin Tice Family To Host Event To Mark 10 Years Since Abduction

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:04pm

Speakers will include the following:

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  • Speakers will include the following:
    This is a private, invitation only event organized by the National Press Club and the Tice Family.
  • This will be the first time they have joined us in person for this event.
  • made Debra Tice a focus of their event and President Biden spoke of his interest in meeting with the Tices and bringing Austin home.
  • As a reminder, Austin Tice is the only U.S. journalist currently being held overseas.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Honors Extraordinary Military-Connected Teen '2022 National Military Youth of the Year'

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 8:19pm

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Selected among five outstanding regional finalists from Boys & Girls Clubs of America-affiliated military Youth Centers across the country and overseas, Ahsha B., of Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base has been named the 2022 National Military Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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  • ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Selected among five outstanding regional finalists from Boys & Girls Clubs of America-affiliated military Youth Centers across the country and overseas, Ahsha B., of Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base has been named the 2022 National Military Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
  • After a move from Virginia to rural Georgia, Ahsha's parents encouraged her to join the Military base's Youth Center.
  • National Military Youth of the Year is a component of Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Youth of the Year recognition program for Club and Youth Center members.
  • Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Facebook and Twitter .

MLSPA Announces Partnership with Chief Blockchain Gaming Developer Splinterlands

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 4:09pm

Deal Marks Leading Blockchain Company's First Major Sports Partnership

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  • Media, Pennsylvania--(Newsfile Corp. - August 8, 2022) - The Major League Soccer Players Association (MLSPA) today announced it has begun a partnership with Splinterlands, the worldwide leading blockchain gaming developer.
  • The MLSPA and Splinterlands will work together to create and develop a play-to-earn (P2E) blockchain soccer-based game, allowing MLSPA players to connect with their fans in new ways across both desktop and mobile devices.
  • The new sports game experience will see MLSPA players, in their fictional in-game card formats, matched with each other.
  • "As the MLSPA continues to expand our players' commercial footprint, we strive to identify partners at the cutting edge of innovation, technology, and new category creation," said MLSPA Chief Operating Officer Dan Jones.

Peraton Vaults 71 Spots to #25 in 2022 Defense News Top 100

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 5:55pm

According to Defense News , "Peraton, which made several major acquisitions, has jumped nearly 75 slots to join Leidos, Amentum and Booz Allen Hamilton as the largest U.S. government services contractors."

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  • According to Defense News , "Peraton, which made several major acquisitions, has jumped nearly 75 slots to join Leidos, Amentum and Booz Allen Hamilton as the largest U.S. government services contractors."
  • "We are honored to be recognized by Defense News for the third year in a row," said Matt McQueen, chief communications and engagement officer.
  • Notable defense and national security customers include the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, Defense Health Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, Missile Defense Agency, and the National Reconnaissance Office.
  • Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, citizen security, health, and state and local markets.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Portable Storage Unit for Clothes & Accessories (TLP-133)

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 5:45pm

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  • PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wanted to create additional storage space for clothes, jewelry, ties, belts and other accessories," said an inventor, from Boise, Idaho, "so I invented KARI'S KLOSET SPACE SAVING SOLUTION.
  • My organized and accessible design would eliminate the hassle of searching through cluttered drawers, closets and storage bins to locate belongings."
  • The patent-pending invention provides a portable way to store clothing items, pantry/bar lines, sports equipment, garage storage and other accessories.
  • In doing so, it offers an improved alternative to packing seasonal items away in storage bins.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Emergency Drone to Summon Help (TLP-127)

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 5:00pm

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  • PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wanted to create a device to provide vital emergency communication for individuals traveling in remote areas," said an inventor, from Moberly, Mo., "so I invented the 911 DRONE.
  • The patent-pending invention provides an effective way to summon emergency assistance from a remote location.
  • In doing so, it ensures that the user's GPS location is shared with emergency responders.
  • As a result, it enhances safety and emergency communication and it provides added peace of mind.