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Healthy Life Choice Equals Healthy Business Future For Spindle, Stairs and Railings

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:50pm

Leo King, President of the WNBF Canada said The last 2 years have been challenging for these athletes, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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  • Leo King, President of the WNBF Canada said The last 2 years have been challenging for these athletes, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Training facilities have been closed and opportunities to showcase their hard work and abilities have not been available.
  • It has been more important than ever to be focused on personal and business well-being- Mentally and Physically.
  • For more information on WNBF see: wnbfcanada.ca or contact Leo King leo@kingsfitness.ca
    For more information on Spindle, Stairs & Railings see: greatstairs.com or contact Kevin Halliday kevin.halliday@greatstairs.com 403-294-0555

Killer Podcasts: True Crime From Evergreen Podcasts

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

Created by Brendon Connelly, co-written by James Field and James MacDonald, directed/produced by Jack Bowman in association with AudioMarvels.

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  • Created by Brendon Connelly, co-written by James Field and James MacDonald, directed/produced by Jack Bowman in association with AudioMarvels.
  • We produce podcasts for life that capture the everyday color and diversity of modern makers.
  • Aside from original podcasts, Evergreen's capabilities extend to branded and partner podcasts.
  • Our team is powered by knowledgeable executives, supported by rock-star talent, and backed by experienced production and broadcast professionals.

Eight Sleep Partners with 2021 CrossFit Games Winner Justin Medeiros to Champion Sleep Fitness

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:15pm

Eight Sleep , the worlds first sleep fitness company, today announced that Justin Medeiros, 2021 CrossFit Games Champion, has officially signed with the sleep technology pioneer as an athlete ambassador.

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  • Eight Sleep , the worlds first sleep fitness company, today announced that Justin Medeiros, 2021 CrossFit Games Champion, has officially signed with the sleep technology pioneer as an athlete ambassador.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005723/en/
    Eight Sleep Partners with 2021 CrossFit Games Winner Justin Medeiros to Champion Sleep Fitness (Photo: Business Wire)
    Having Eight Sleep as a part of my training arsenal was a huge component in winning the CrossFit Games this year.
  • Eight Sleep has spearheaded sleep as a new category of fitness and athletes like Justin Medeiros are a perfect example of how impactful sleep fitness is for achieving optimal performance.
  • Eight Sleep is the worlds first sleep fitness company with a mission to fuel human potential through optimal sleep.

Obsesh Taps Pro Skateboarding Legend Reese Forbes as Athlete Advisor for Its Newly Funded Sports Marketplace

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

Obsesh, the leading marketplace platform for sports, today announced the company has tapped luminary skateboarding pro Reese Forbes as an advisor.

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  • Obsesh, the leading marketplace platform for sports, today announced the company has tapped luminary skateboarding pro Reese Forbes as an advisor.
  • In addition to being featured as an athlete on the Obsesh platform, Forbes has a stake in the company.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005349/en/
    Pro Skateboarding Legend Reese Forbes Named Athlete Advisor for New Sports Marketplace Obsesh (Photo: Business Wire)
    The debut of skateboarding at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo further solidified the global reach of the sport.
  • For athletes to truly capitalize on that momentum, they need technology that is easy to use and that fits their on-the-go lifestyle, said Forbes.

Sotheby’s, Creative Artists Agency & NEA’s Connect Ventures Invest in $20 Million Round for Mojito, an NFT Commerce Suite

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Mojito , a new NFT commerce suite, announced it has raised $20 million in its first funding round with a valuation of $100 million.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Mojito , a new NFT commerce suite, announced it has raised $20 million in its first funding round with a valuation of $100 million.
  • Future Perfect Ventures led the round with additional participation from Moore Strategic Ventures, CMT Digital , Sfermion , and Ancient .
  • Demand for digital goods has grown exponentially, largely driven by the popularity of NFTs for digital art and collectibles.
  • Connect Ventures is an investment partnership between leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA).

Cloud Media Center (CMC) Scores Original Athlete-Focused Sports Content Through Partnership With CampusLore

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:10pm

CMCs partnership with CampusLore opens the door to a range of athlete-featured content that both sports-aligned advertisers and publishers need to succeed in an increasingly competitive digital marketplace, said CMC Chairman Robert Portrie.

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  • CMCs partnership with CampusLore opens the door to a range of athlete-featured content that both sports-aligned advertisers and publishers need to succeed in an increasingly competitive digital marketplace, said CMC Chairman Robert Portrie.
  • CampusLore, affiliated with The Brandr Group, was founded in 2017 in partnership with the NFL Players Association.
  • CampusLore produces custom football, basketball and other sports content starring college greats now playing as professionals in the major U.S. sports leagues.
  • Cloud Media Center (CMC), based in Ponte Vedra, FL, sells digital advertising inventory through a cloud-based, analytically driven distribution platform that seamlessly connects advertisers with content providers and publishers.

Simone Biles Partners with Cerebral to Expand Mental Health Resources

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:50pm

Together, Cerebral and Biles aim to address the stigma surrounding mental health, encourage help-seeking behavior and expand access to mental health resources, especially within underserved communities.

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  • Together, Cerebral and Biles aim to address the stigma surrounding mental health, encourage help-seeking behavior and expand access to mental health resources, especially within underserved communities.
  • While more than 50 million Americans report a mental health challenge, less than 50% of those seek mental health treatment.
  • "Mental health is just as important as physical health, but for far too long the stigma of mental health has prevented too many people from seeking help," said Biles.
  • I believe everyone should have access to mental health resources and Cerebral gives me the ability to personalize my mental health care experience."

Wiz Khalifa Drops New Song & Merch Collab with Professional Fighters League Ahead of 2021 World Championship

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Multi-platinum GRAMMY & Golden Globe nominated recording artist and PFL investor Wiz Khalifa has released his new original song, "Million Dollar Moment," for the Professional Fighters League ahead of the 2021 PFL World Championship taking place on Wednesday, October 27.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Multi-platinum GRAMMY & Golden Globe nominated recording artist and PFL investor Wiz Khalifa has released his new original song, "Million Dollar Moment," for the Professional Fighters League ahead of the 2021 PFL World Championship taking place on Wednesday, October 27.
  • In tandem with the new song, Wiz and PFL have also dropped the Official Taylor Gang x PFL Capsule collection which features a limited-edition t-shirt, long sleeve and hoodie giving nods to the spirit of MMA's League and grind of Wiz Khalifa.
  • "We're thrilled that Wiz will be performing "Million Dollar Moment" live from the PFL World Championship on October 27."
  • She is set to take on upstart Mexican fighter Abigail Montes at the PFL World Championship.

FirstLight to Sponsor NCAA College Hockey Tournament at Middlebury College

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

This NCAA Division III college hockey tournament takes place annually during Thanksgiving weekend among three colleges with one additional invited team.

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  • This NCAA Division III college hockey tournament takes place annually during Thanksgiving weekend among three colleges with one additional invited team.
  • Norwich University in Vermont, State University of New York Plattsburgh, and Middlebury College in Vermont are the three mainstays of the event.
  • Since the first tournament was held in 1998, a participating team has gone on to win the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Division III title nine times.
  • The tournament is a major college hockey attraction and area tradition that regularly boasts some of the top teams in the country.

NBA Legend Kevin Garnett Joins BetMGM As Brand Ambassador

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, announced today the signing of NBA legend Kevin Garnett as its newest brand ambassador.

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  • JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, announced today the signing of NBA legend Kevin Garnett as its newest brand ambassador.
  • Over the course of 21 NBA seasons, Garnett played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets.
  • Garnett won the 2008 NBA Championship with the Celtics and will have his jersey retired by the team this spring.
  • Matt Prevost, Chief Revenue Officer, BetMGM, said, "Kevin Garnett brings a unique energy to everything he does, on and off the court.