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Caps and Gowns Go On at Home: iQ Academy Minnesota to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Commencement

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 3:54pm

iQ Academy Minnesota (iQMN), an online public school program of Fergus Falls Public Schools, will honor the Class of 2020 at an online commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29 alongside the graduating seniors of Kennedy Secondary School.

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  • iQ Academy Minnesota (iQMN), an online public school program of Fergus Falls Public Schools, will honor the Class of 2020 at an online commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29 alongside the graduating seniors of Kennedy Secondary School.
  • This year, iQMN will graduate 47 students, many of whom have been enrolled at iQMN their entire high school career.
  • iQMN students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives, and attend live virtual classes taught by state-licensed teachers.
  • Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:
    iQ Academy Minnesota is an accredited, full and part-time online public school program of Independent School District No.

United Kingdom Childcare Market Report 2020 - Market Insights, Politics & Regulation, Payors, Staffing, Major Providers, Investors, and Future Potential - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:31pm

The "Childcare UK Market Report 16th edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Childcare UK Market Report 16th edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • We believe that the childcare market will remain attractive to investors.
  • There are also opportunities for growth by outperforming the market by making better commercial decisions and the potential for internationalisation.
  • The 16th edition of the Childcare UK Market Report is vital reading for anyone involved in this highly competitive sector of the UK economy, be they providers, investors or advisors to the sector.

KartRider Rush+ Surpasses 10 Million Global Downloads Within Two Weeks!

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Today, Nexon announced that its newest free-to-play mobile racer game, KartRider Rush+ , surpassed 10 million downloads in just two week since launch.

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  • Today, Nexon announced that its newest free-to-play mobile racer game, KartRider Rush+ , surpassed 10 million downloads in just two week since launch.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200529005174/en/
    KartRider Rush+ 10 Million Global Downloads (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Inspired by the popular KartRider franchise, KartRider Rush+ zoomed to the top of the Google Play and Apple App stores, clocking in 3.57 million daily users.
  • KartRider Rush+ is available globally via iOS and Android in multiple languages including English, Korean, Thai and Traditional Chinese.
  • Based on the popular online gaming phenomenon, KartRider, KartRider Rush+ is a free-to-play kart racing mobile game delivering all the racing action of its namesake on iOS and Android devices.

LegalShield Saved its Members Over $20 Million in 2019

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Over the last three years, LegalShields provider law firms have recovered or received more than $75 million for plan members.

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  • Over the last three years, LegalShields provider law firms have recovered or received more than $75 million for plan members.
  • If you have ever said, I want to speak to your supervisor, then you need LegalShield, said Jeff Bell, CEO of LegalShield.
  • In 2019, there were 1,762,000 requests for legal services with LegalShields network of dedicated law firms across the U.S. and Canada.
  • Its IDShield identity theft solution for individuals and families has more than one million members.

Maine Virtual Academy Celebrates 2020 Graduates in a COVID Era: School Will Provide Pre-Recorded Ceremonies So Families Can Access and Celebrate from Their Own Homes

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:30pm

This year, MEVA will graduate over 60 students, many of whom have been enrolled at MEVA their entire high school career.

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  • This year, MEVA will graduate over 60 students, many of whom have been enrolled at MEVA their entire high school career.
  • Maine families are a determined bunch, and while its been a very challenging year for all Maine students, we are excited for the opportunity to help our students celebrate their graduation online, said MEVA Head of School Dr. Melinda Browne.
  • Candelais Kara will serve as Valedictorian and is considering UMO or York University in Toronto in the fall.
  • Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA) is a full-time online public charter school that serves students in grades 7 through 12.

Aramark Opens More Than 100 Pop-Up Grocery Stores for Frontline Healthcare Workers

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:04pm

To date, Aramark has opened more than 100 pop-up stores.

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  • To date, Aramark has opened more than 100 pop-up stores.
  • The Company is transforming existing retail spaces into grocery stores offering a variety of fresh baked goods, bread, milk, eggs, non-perishable items, paper towels, health & beauty aids and more.
  • These mini-marts stock basic and hard-to-get items that Aramark is able to source through its vast distributor network.
  • Creating these pop-up grocery stores is our way of providing a small convenience for them to procure essential items they need.

A Place for Mom Partners with Love for the Elderly to Launch Virtual Letters of Love

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 6:50pm

Through the Virtual Letters of Love Initiative, APFM aims to spark a movement with the small gesture of connection which can make a big difference in the lives of seniors.

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  • Through the Virtual Letters of Love Initiative, APFM aims to spark a movement with the small gesture of connection which can make a big difference in the lives of seniors.
  • While APFM is donating monetarily, it is also encouraging its employees and their families to share virtual letters with Love for the Elderly to send to its list of seniors living in communities.
  • Love for the Elderly is a great partner for us to inspire others to share uplifting messages with seniors.
  • APFM is encouraging senior living communities to sign their residents up to be recipients of letters from Love for the Elderly.

Razer Introduces Blade 15 Studio Edition for Creators With New 8-Core CPU and Quadro RTX Graphics

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:00pm

The new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition is the perfect combination of performance and functionality wrapped in a svelte mercury white package.

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  • The new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition is the perfect combination of performance and functionality wrapped in a svelte mercury white package.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200528005105/en/
    The all-new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition offers creators the perfect balance between performance and functionality (Photo: Business Wire)
    Inside the Blade 15 Studio Edition is the new 8-Core 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H processor capable of up to 5.1 GHz clock speeds when utilizing Intel Thermal Velocity Boost technology.
  • For creators and technical professionals working with dense 3D models or complex VFX designs, the Blade 15 Studio is equipped with the NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPU.
  • The all-new Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition features the latest in processing and visual technology empowering creators to create their lifes best work whether in the field or in the studio.

Annenberg Foundation and Two Bit Circus Foundation Ignite Lifelong Love for Arts and Sciences with Free STEAM-Based Online Projects

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

For nearly three decades, Annenberg Learner has funded and distributed multimedia resources for K-12 classroom instruction and teacher professional development.

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  • For nearly three decades, Annenberg Learner has funded and distributed multimedia resources for K-12 classroom instruction and teacher professional development.
  • To check out the more than 150 free STEAM based projects now available online, visit Annenberg Learners site at https://learner.org/twobitcircusorg .
  • Two Bit Circus Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is on a mission to increase access to STEAM education opportunities in communities around the world.
  • Annenberg Learner is the education division of the Annenberg Foundation, created to advance excellent teaching in American schools.

Reliant Donates $100,000 to DFW Nonprofits Providing Critical COVID-19 Aid

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

Continuing support for Texas communities impacted by COVID-19, Reliant announced today a donation of $100,000 to be shared by four local DFW organizations that are providing critical resources to communities in the metroplex.

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  • Continuing support for Texas communities impacted by COVID-19, Reliant announced today a donation of $100,000 to be shared by four local DFW organizations that are providing critical resources to communities in the metroplex.
  • Reliant is dedicated to helping our fellow Texans during this uncertain time and making sure our communities have access to the basic necessities they critically need, said Elizabeth Killinger, president, Reliant.
  • Reliant powers, protects and simplifies life by bringing electricity, security and related services to homes and businesses across Texas.
  • For more information about Reliant, visit reliant.com and connect with Reliant on Facebook at facebook.com/reliantenergy and Twitter or Instagram @reliantenergy.