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Int'l Cultural Expo, Tourism Festival on Silk Road Open in Northwest China

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 12:53am

DUNHUANG, China, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th China Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo and the 10th Dunhuang Tour-Silk Road International Tourism Festival kicked off on September 24 in Dunhuang, a major hub on the ancient Silk Road in northwest China's Gansu Province.Both events were organized by the Gansu Provincial People's Government in partnership with other government agencies.

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  • DUNHUANG, China, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th China Silk Road (Dunhuang) International Cultural Expo and the 10th Dunhuang Tour-Silk Road International Tourism Festival kicked off on September 24 in Dunhuang, a major hub on the ancient Silk Road in northwest China's Gansu Province.Both events were organized by the Gansu Provincial People's Government in partnership with other government agencies.
  • The three-day Expo and Festival, with "Symphony Silk Road, Cultural Expo for All" as the theme, feature summit conferences, cultural forums, exhibitions and art performances such as "Xuanzang's Pilgrimage," a musical drama about the legendary Chinese monk's journey along the Silk Road in the 7th century.
  • More than 2,000 years ago, the ancient Silk Road opened up cultural and economic exchanges among countries, which promoted the continuous development of human civilization through opening up and mutual learning, Zhang Xu, vice minister of culture and tourism, said at the opening ceremony.
  • China's ancient Silk Road spans a total distance of over 7,000 kilometers (4,350 miles), with Gansu's section extending over 1,600 kilometers (994 miles).

Media Alert: Top Performers Join Forces with American Indian College Fund for Free Online Indigenous Peoples Day Concert

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 10:00pm

The American Indian College Fund is hosting a free streaming concert to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. MDT.

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  • The American Indian College Fund is hosting a free streaming concert to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. MDT.
  • The American Indian College Fund believes education is the answer to creating better opportunities for Native people through access to a higher education.
  • About the American Indian College Fund About the American Indian College FundThe American Indian College Fund has been the nations largest charity supporting Native higher education for 32 years.
  • The College Fund believes Education is the answer" and provided $15.5 million in scholarships and other direct student support to American Indian students in 2020-21.

The Melrose Vet Brings Human Touch Back to Pet Care With New Breed of Veterinarian Clinic

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 9:05pm

"What's lacking today isn't expertise, technology, or client demand -- not after the pet adoption boom of 2020," he adds.

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  • "What's lacking today isn't expertise, technology, or client demand -- not after the pet adoption boom of 2020," he adds.
  • Determined to bring the human touch back to pet clinics, The Melrose Vet offers leading-edge pet care, total transparency, and highly personalized one-on-one service.
  • Inspired by his love of animals, he can't remember a time when he didn't want to be a vet.
  • "People often tell me that their last vet seemed more interested with the bill than their pet's wellbeing.At The Melrose Vet, just the opposite true," he said.

Peoples Bancorp Inc. To Announce 3rd Quarter 2021 Earnings And Conduct Conference Call On October 26, 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 9:49pm

A simultaneous webcast of the conference call audio (listen-only mode) and archived replay will be accessible online via the "Investor Relations" section of Peoples' website.

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  • A simultaneous webcast of the conference call audio (listen-only mode) and archived replay will be accessible online via the "Investor Relations" section of Peoples' website.
  • As of June 30, 2021, Peoples had $5.1 billion in total assets, 89 locations, including 76 full-service bank branches in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.
  • On September 17, 2021 Peoples announced that it had completed its acquisition of Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. ("Premier") (Nasdaq: PFBI), effective as of the close of business on September 17, 2021.
  • Peoples offers services through Peoples Bank (which includes the divisions of Peoples Investment Services, Peoples Premium Finance and North Star Leasing) and Peoples Insurance Agency, LLC.

Workplace Analytics Platform Syndio Announces $50M Series C, Led by Bessemer Venture Partners, Emerson Collective and Voyager Capital

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 9:15pm

Emerson Collective and Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, with additional investments from Voyager Capital.

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  • Emerson Collective and Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, with additional investments from Voyager Capital.
  • Syndio's platform is used by 200 companies including Nerdwallet, Nordstrom, Salesforce, and General Mills to measure the pay of over 2.6 million employees in the United States.
  • More than ever, customers are taking a proactive approach, analyzing workplace equity more regularly and within a broader scope.
  • These equity analytics are being defined and pioneered by Syndio, and we're thrilled to have Bessemer and Emerson's continued partnership in fueling our growth."

Top health organizations urge flu and COVID-19 vaccines to protect vulnerable, reduce burden on hospitals

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:21pm

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 vaccines can be given in the same visit.

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  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 vaccines can be given in the same visit.
  • Both the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 vaccines are safe for people with chronic health conditions and are proven to provide the best protection against life-threatening complications from the two different viruses.
  • "We encourage everyone over six months old to get a flu shot and everyone over 12 years old get a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • "The flu is also significantly worse for people with diabetes and therefore, we strongly recommend getting both the flu and COVID-19 vaccines to protect your health if you are eligible.

New Nonfiction Work From Chuck Palahniuk To Debut Exclusively As A Scribd Original

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

Available simultaneously on October 27 in ebook and audiobook formats, People, Places, Things will be published by Scribd Originals, which features ambitious, original fiction and nonfiction by some of today's most acclaimed authors.

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  • Available simultaneously on October 27 in ebook and audiobook formats, People, Places, Things will be published by Scribd Originals, which features ambitious, original fiction and nonfiction by some of today's most acclaimed authors.
  • Scribd Originals are available to all Scribd subscribers as part of their $9.99/month fee.
  • Scribd Originals is a program featuring ambitious, original fiction and nonfiction, available exclusively on Scribd.
  • Chuck Palahniuk is the author of fourteen novels, among them Fight Club and Choke, which were adapted into feature films.

China Toys Market Report 2021: A $14.9 Billion Market in 2020 - Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts, 2015-2020 & 2021-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:37pm

The "China Toys Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "China Toys Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The China toys market was worth US$ 14.9 Billion in 2020.
  • The demand for toys in China is changing from traditional and decorative toys to electronic or remote-controlled toys.
  • This has resulted in a transition from traditional, low-end battery-operated toys, towards innovative electronic toys, intelligent toys as well as high-end plush toys and decorative cloth toys.

Axcient’s Ben Nowacky Named One of CRN’s 100 People You Don’t Know But Should

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:36pm

Every year, this list highlights leaders who are gaining recognition for the impact they make for their partners and the broader channel ecosystem.

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  • Every year, this list highlights leaders who are gaining recognition for the impact they make for their partners and the broader channel ecosystem.
  • Innovations like x360Recover Direct-to-Cloud allow MSPs to offer full disaster recovery without the expense and complexity of appliances.
  • There are truly talented folks who make game-changing, creative, and strategic decisions every day behind the scenes, said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company.
  • The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms.

Pax8’s Jordan Saylor Recognized as One of CRN’s 100 People You Don’t Know But Should for 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:29pm

Every year, this list honors the people working tirelessly behind the scenes to support their partners and the broader channel ecosystem.

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  • Every year, this list honors the people working tirelessly behind the scenes to support their partners and the broader channel ecosystem.
  • Jordans leadership, strategic initiatives, and intentional approach are driving transformation, said Jennifer Bodell, Senior Vice President of Global Channel at Pax8.
  • Through her close engagement with our partner community, Pax8 fosters deep connections and continues to provide impactful education and enablement resources to achieve success.
  • We are proud of Jordan and thank CRN for recognizing her accomplishments.