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Boys & Girls Clubs of America Introduces Kids and Teens to Careers in Veterinary Medicine

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:23pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In partnership with Banfield Pet Hospital , Boys & Girls Clubs of America is providing young people with opportunities to explore careers in veterinary medicine.

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  • ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In partnership with Banfield Pet Hospital , Boys & Girls Clubs of America is providing young people with opportunities to explore careers in veterinary medicine.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Banfield will engage 12 Clubs where Banfield doctors and certified veterinary technicians will share their career journeys and provide youth a perspective on what it takes to work in the veterinary profession.
  • For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( BGCA.org ) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow.
  • Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Facebook and Twitter .

Banfield Pet Hospital® to Invest Nearly $10 Million In Educational Pathways to Help Create a More Diverse and Sustainable Veterinary Profession

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:00am

"At Banfield, we are constantly evaluating how we can make lasting societal impact," said Brian Garish, president of Banfield Pet Hospital.

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  • "At Banfield, we are constantly evaluating how we can make lasting societal impact," said Brian Garish, president of Banfield Pet Hospital.
  • By removing barriers to equitable education, we're helping current veterinary professionals realize their full potential while creating accessible pathways for individuals that aspire to follow in their footsteps."
  • These initiatives build on the $9 million Banfield invested over the last 12 months in education-related programs for its Associates.
  • More than 3,600 Banfield veterinarians are committed to providing high-quality veterinary care to over three million pets annually.

Performance Trust and Chicago Debates, Bridging the Education Gap for 10 Years

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:12pm

This Fall, Performance Trust is proud to celebrate ten years of continued partnership with Chicago Debates, an organization committed to empowering urban youth through academic debate.

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  • This Fall, Performance Trust is proud to celebrate ten years of continued partnership with Chicago Debates, an organization committed to empowering urban youth through academic debate.
  • "At Performance Trust, we celebrate strong opinionssupported by evidenceto drive great results.
  • We're humbled to be a small part of Chicago Debates' work, on behalf of students, in our hometown of Chicago."
  • About Performance Trust Capital Partners:Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC is committed to helping financial institutions improve their long-term performance and deliver shareholder value.

Hunger Action Month // Clarins and FEED Release a 10-Year Retrospective Film by Paris Brosnan Documenting the Importance of School Meals and the Ongoing Work to End Childhood Hunger

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:21pm

"I was drawn to Clarins and FEED's mission to help solve childhood hunger through school feeding.

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  • "I was drawn to Clarins and FEED's mission to help solve childhood hunger through school feeding.
  • This school meals program gives children a sense of belonging, community, and an education.
  • A little goes a long waycollectively, small actions can make a lifechanging difference for those who need it most."
  • WFP's school feeding programme is a powerful way to better engage vulnerable children in education and to help them thrive.

Reading Plus Announces Expanded Partnership with South Carolina’s Beaufort County School District

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:11pm

WINOOSKI, Vt., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reading Plus, an evidence-based online program that uses personalized instruction to improve students reading proficiency, today announced the expanded use of its platform within the Beaufort County School District in South Carolina.

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  • WINOOSKI, Vt., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reading Plus, an evidence-based online program that uses personalized instruction to improve students reading proficiency, today announced the expanded use of its platform within the Beaufort County School District in South Carolina.
  • Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, all middle and high school students within the district will have access to Reading Plus for the following three years.
  • Reading Plus provides individual, strategic support that increases the fluency of our readers, said Melissa Murray, director of literacy, Beaufort County School District.
  • Used by more than 1 million students, Reading Plus improves striving students reading proficiency by 2.0-2.5 grade levels in a single school year when used with fidelity.

CNO Financial Group and OneAmerica Collaborate to Bring The Actuarial Foundation's Math Motivators Program to Indianapolis-Area Schools

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group and OneAmerica® today announced a joint collaboration with The Actuarial Foundation to bring the national Math Motivators program to Indianapolis-area schools.

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  • CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group and OneAmerica today announced a joint collaboration with The Actuarial Foundation to bring the national Math Motivators program to Indianapolis-area schools.
  • Math Motivators is a national program that cultivates better math understanding skills for local middle and high school students at qualifying schools.
  • "Now more than ever, teachers and students need the individualized tutoring, community building, and mentorship that the Math Motivators tutoring program provides.
  • "CNO is proud to support The Actuarial Foundation's Math Motivators program and to help more students achieve academic success with a strong math education," said Karen DeToro, chief actuary and chief risk officer of CNO Financial Group.

Four Seasons Education Announces Board Authorization to Repurchase up to US$15 Million

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Company plans to fund the repurchase program out of its available working capital, existing cash balance or future cash provided by operating activities.

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  • The Company plans to fund the repurchase program out of its available working capital, existing cash balance or future cash provided by operating activities.
  • The per share price cap will be determined from time to time at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer, as authorized by the Board.
  • Over the years, the quality of the Company's education services has been demonstrated by its student outstanding academic performance.
  • For investor and media inquiries, please contact:
    Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc.

Kia Announces 2021 Class Of The Great Unknowns Scholarship Recipients

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:02am

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kia America today welcomed the third class of Great Unknowns Scholarship recipients from across the U.S.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kia America today welcomed the third class of Great Unknowns Scholarship recipients from across the U.S.
  • The 16 scholarship recipients are planning to pursue a college undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines: Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Math (STEAM).
  • A video introducing this year's recipients shares how they will approach their studies to achieve their ambitions.
  • Kia plans to deliver 11 electrified products globally by 2026 under the company's Plan S that will transition Kia into a Sustainable Mobility Company.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Awards Connecticut Teen $72,500 Scholarship and a Toyota Corolla as its 2021-2022 National Youth of the Year

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:18pm

Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier recognition program for Club teens.

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  • Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier recognition program for Club teens.
  • As the highest honor a Club member can receive, the National Youth of the Year represents Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the voices of over four million Club youth it serves.
  • As National Youth of the Year, Brianna will serve as an official spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of America and its Alumni & Friends Club.
  • For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( BGCA.org ) has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow.

Creativity Comes Alive with Nationwide Back-To-School Art Contest, hosted by Time4Learning

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

LAUDERDALE,Fla., Sept.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Time4Learning, a national homeschooling platform and a Cambium Learning Group Company, today announced that it will once again celebrate student artwork during its nationwide 2021 Back-to-School Art Contest.

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  • LAUDERDALE,Fla., Sept.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Time4Learning, a national homeschooling platform and a Cambium Learning Group Company, today announced that it will once again celebrate student artwork during its nationwide 2021 Back-to-School Art Contest.
  • Time4Learning today announced its nationwide 2021 Back-to-School Art Contest is open for submissions.
  • "Activities that foster creativity and imagination are integral to creating an enriching, child-centered homeschooling experience," says Time4Learning President and Founder John Edelson.
  • The Cambium family of companies includes: Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning, and Kurzweil Education.