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TxDOT to Help Parents as Agency Reports Most Car Seats Are Used Incorrectly

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:45pm

Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their childrens car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time theyre used incorrectly.

Key Points: 
  • Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their childrens car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time theyre used incorrectly.
  • The campaign highlights the fact that an alarming number of car seats are being installed and used incorrectly.
  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 59% of all child car seats are being misused.
  • When child car seats are installed correctly they keep children as safe as possible during a crash, TxDOT Executive Director James Bass said.

Seahawks and Walmart+ Partner to ‘Plus Up’ Game Day for Community Heroes

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:35pm

The series aims to plus up some customers most missed moments that were cancelled during 2020 making them bigger and better than originally planned.

Key Points: 
  • The series aims to plus up some customers most missed moments that were cancelled during 2020 making them bigger and better than originally planned.
  • Dr. Fagley and his team embody what it means to be a hero, said Jeff Richards, Seahawks Vice President of Marketing & Community Engagement.
  • Throughout this very unique season, the Seahawks will be honoring community heroes with ceremonial 12 Flag raisings held across the state and beyond.
  • The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos, 43-8, in Super Bowl XLVIII to win their first title.

Houston Botanic Garden Officially Opens, Showcasing Bayou City’s Biodiversity in New Living Museum for Plants

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

Adding a world-class botanic garden to enhance the breadth and depth of Houstons cultural offerings has been a long time in the making, said Claudia Gee Vassar, president and general counsel of the Houston Botanic Garden.

Key Points: 
  • Adding a world-class botanic garden to enhance the breadth and depth of Houstons cultural offerings has been a long time in the making, said Claudia Gee Vassar, president and general counsel of the Houston Botanic Garden.
  • We believe the benefits of an extensive outdoor museum like the Houston Botanic Garden will be especially desirable at a time when so many are looking to engage with and be inspired by nature.
  • Formed in 2002, Houston Botanic Garden is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich lives through discovery, education, and the conservation of plants and the natural environment.
  • The Garden broke ground in 2019 on a 132-acre site located a short distance from downtown Houston.

Brawl Without Limits in WWE® 2K BATTLEGROUNDS – Available Today

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 1:00pm

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Key Points: 
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    Were excited to add WWE 2K Battlegrounds to 2Ks growing portfolio of WWE and licensed sports properties, and to offer yet another way for gamers to enjoy WWE video game action, said David Ismailer, President at 2K.
  • WWE 2K Battlegrounds marks a definitive new chapter in our partnership with 2K, said Sarah Cummins, WWE Senior Vice President, Consumer Products.
  • Energy, intensity and expecting the unexpected are all keys to victory in the world of WWE 2K Battlegrounds.
  • WWE 2K Battlegrounds is available in two formats: Standard Edition (MSRP $39.99) and Digital Deluxe Edition (MSRP $49.99).

Canada’s First Managed Baby Gear Marketplace, Rebelstork, Closes $2M in Seed Funding

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 11:00am

Rebelstork (the Company), Canadas first managed baby gear marketplace that allows the buying and selling of expert-curated quality baby gear at reduced prices, today announces the close of $2M in seed funding.

Key Points: 
  • Rebelstork (the Company), Canadas first managed baby gear marketplace that allows the buying and selling of expert-curated quality baby gear at reduced prices, today announces the close of $2M in seed funding.
  • Rebelstork is unlike any marketplace platform in Canada, enabling the buying and selling of overstock, open box and quality used baby gear at a reduced price, with no hassle or haggling.
  • A respected member of Canadas fashion community, Emily is a CAFA Nominating Board Member and a mentor to young Canadian designers.
  • To buy or sell overstock, open boxed and quality used baby gear at a reduced price, or for more information, visit https://rebelstork.com .

Au Pair Program is Essential For AuPairCare Working Families - And Satisfaction Rates Are High

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:00am

With au pairs and families spending additional quality time together over the past few months, successful program experiences have grown as participants come closer together.

Key Points: 
  • With au pairs and families spending additional quality time together over the past few months, successful program experiences have grown as participants come closer together.
  • This week, independent research firm EurekaFacts released a comprehensive report detailing the success of the au pair program.
  • The results speak for themselves and exemplify the positive impact that the au pair program provides for all participants.
  • AuPairCare is a leading au pair agency providing reliable live-in childcare services to American families since 1989.

Compass Health Celebrates Virtual Building Communities of Hope Gala by Honoring Client Stories on World Mental Health Day

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:53pm

Compass Health , Northwest Washingtons behavioral healthcare leader, is proud to honor client stories and voices at its fourth-annual Building Communities of Hope Gala fundraiser, planned for October 10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Compass Health , Northwest Washingtons behavioral healthcare leader, is proud to honor client stories and voices at its fourth-annual Building Communities of Hope Gala fundraiser, planned for October 10, 2020.
  • The virtual event, which coincides with World Mental Health Day, will be streamed live on YouTube, and proceeds from the evening will support Compass Healths child, youth and family services.
  • Were thrilled to take this opportunity to truly amplify the voices of our clients in our first-ever virtual Gala.
  • The evening will feature an address by Sebastian followed by a video presentation led by Amanda, a Compass Health client and team member.

GEICO’s Response Team Is in Place and Ready to Handle Your Auto Claim Needs

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:50pm

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, no-touch procedures are in place for everyones comfort and safety during the inspection.

Key Points: 
  • To reduce the spread of COVID-19, no-touch procedures are in place for everyones comfort and safety during the inspection.
  • Some things to remember as you assess your damages:
    If water has entered the engine compartment, do not start your vehicle.
  • If you are unsure, note that a water line of debris will typically indicate the amount of water that has entered the area.
  • If you need to report a claim you can use GEICO Mobile , call (800)841-3000 or log in at GEICO.com .

HealthShare Symposium 2020 Special Event, presented by Healthgrades, Encouraged Attendees to Turn Recent Challenges into Opportunities Within the Healthcare Ecosystem

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

To that end, Healthgrades introduced Hg Mercury , healthcares only enterprise-wide intelligent engagement platform for accelerating health system growth.

Key Points: 
  • To that end, Healthgrades introduced Hg Mercury , healthcares only enterprise-wide intelligent engagement platform for accelerating health system growth.
  • With the Hg Mercury platform, health system leaders gain best next action insights that pinpoint market opportunities and guide hyper-targeted and personalized engagement.
  • The HealthShare Symposium 2020 Special Event enabled attendees to initiate an important conversation around reimagining the future and also reinforce Healthgrades leadership in the industry.
  • As described in the HealthShare Symposium 2020 Special Event Executive Summary, which was released today, hospital executives explored four key themes - resiliency, humanity, optimism, and opportunity - and how unprecedented challenges led to incredible progress within the healthcare ecosystem.

Duetto’s Pulse Report Shows Driving Distances Keep Climbing in Search of Getaways

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:18pm

The latest edition of Duettos Pulse Report , which tracks key hotel business metrics from August 24 - September 6, shows significant increases in performance for the hotel markets of North America, boosted by the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Key Points: 
  • The latest edition of Duettos Pulse Report , which tracks key hotel business metrics from August 24 - September 6, shows significant increases in performance for the hotel markets of North America, boosted by the Labor Day holiday weekend.
  • One surprise over the holiday weekend was an increase in travel across the great state of Tennessee.
  • Duetto publishes its global Pulse Report for free every two weeks.
  • Media can opt in for ongoing Pulse Reports here: https://www.duettocloud.com/pulse-press-resources
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