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Quotient Survey Reveals 84% of Dog and Cat Owners (18+) Believe Pet Food Will Be the Biggest Cost of Ownership Over the Next Year, Some Will Even Cook for Their Furry Friends

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

In a survey of over 1,000 US cat and dog owners aged 18+, 33% noted that they adopted a pet during the pandemic.

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  • In a survey of over 1,000 US cat and dog owners aged 18+, 33% noted that they adopted a pet during the pandemic.
  • The survey shows that of the people who adopted pets during the pandemic, 52% were male and 48% were female.
  • 44% of dog and cat owners are also planning to pamper their pooches and kitties with the intent to purchase treats.
  • When asked where they usually shop for their dog and/or cat, pet superstores received the greatest number of responses (48%).

Yabuki Family Donates $20 Million to Children’s Wisconsin to Transform Response to Pediatric Mental and Behavioral Health Crisis

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:36pm

Today, The Yabuki Family Foundation and Childrens Wisconsin announced a $20 million gift to transform the delivery of integrated mental and behavioral health care at every Childrens Wisconsin primary care and urgent care location.

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  • Today, The Yabuki Family Foundation and Childrens Wisconsin announced a $20 million gift to transform the delivery of integrated mental and behavioral health care at every Childrens Wisconsin primary care and urgent care location.
  • This holistic integration of mental and behavioral health creates a new standard for evaluation, treatment and access to services for children.
  • Through our work, we know that the journey to achieving mental and behavioral health often starts in the pediatricians office, said Amy Herbst, MSSW, APSW, vice president, Mental and Behavioral Health, Childrens Wisconsin.
  • Integrated mental and behavioral health is one of the seven key pillars of the Childrens Wisconsin comprehensive $150 million, five-year vision introduced in 2019 to address the growing mental and behavioral health crisis facing Wisconsins kids.

Always® and Walmart Continue to Team Up with Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Support the Women’s Sports Foundation to #KeepHerPlaying

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:05pm

To further rally society to #KeepHerPlaying, they are continuing their partnership with Olympic gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez and enlisting social media influencers to share firsthand accounts of how sports have had a positive impact on their lives.

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  • To further rally society to #KeepHerPlaying, they are continuing their partnership with Olympic gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez and enlisting social media influencers to share firsthand accounts of how sports have had a positive impact on their lives.
  • Without their encouragement and the perseverance I learned in the gym, it would have been difficult to come to this decision, says Hernandez.
  • The Womens Sports Foundation exists to enable girls and women to reach their potential in sport and life.
  • The Womens Sports Foundation has positively shaped the lives of millions of youth, high school and collegiate student-athletes, elite athletes and coaches.

BlueCross Foundation Accepting Proposals for New BlueCross Healthy Place Projects

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation will accept proposals for 2022 BlueCross Healthy Place grants Sunday, Aug. 1 through Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.

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  • The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation will accept proposals for 2022 BlueCross Healthy Place grants Sunday, Aug. 1 through Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.
  • BlueCross Healthy Places include features such as playgrounds, splash pads, fitness equipment, sports fields/courts and pavilions for recreation and community events.
  • Tennessee communities are invited to submit proposals for spaces that are tailored to the needs of their area.
  • BlueCross Healthy Place projects are currently underway in the following locations:

Project Lead The Way Celebrates Exemplary PLTW Programs with Distinguished District and School Awards

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Project Lead The Way (PLTW) announced today the 2020-21 Distinguished Districts and Schools that have demonstrated their commitment to student engagement and access through hands-on, interdisciplinary STEM-based curriculum.

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  • Project Lead The Way (PLTW) announced today the 2020-21 Distinguished Districts and Schools that have demonstrated their commitment to student engagement and access through hands-on, interdisciplinary STEM-based curriculum.
  • The schools and districts recognized are empowering students to thrive in life beyond the classroom and have achieved exemplary results from their PLTW programs.
  • The PLTW Distinguished School recognition is for PLTW Launch (K-5), PLTW Gateway (6-8), and high school programs (9-12), and is based on the number of PLTW curricular offerings available to students, the number of students engaged in PLTW, and student success in their PLTW coursework.
  • Approximately 12,200 elementary, middle, and high schools in all 50 states and District of Columbia offer PLTW programs.

Back-Tooth-School Effort Reminds Parents and Caregivers that Good Grades Begin with a Dental-Check-Up

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:30pm

A dental check-up should be on every familys back to school checklist because a childs oral health affects their overall health.

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  • A dental check-up should be on every familys back to school checklist because a childs oral health affects their overall health.
  • Healthy teeth not only help children eat, speak, and sleep better, but they also help them to perform better in school.
  • Parents, caregivers, and community partners across the state will have resources to help them better understand the vital role a dental check-up plays in school readiness.
  • All children should begin seeing a dentist by the time their first tooth comes in or by their first birthday.

Mastermind Toys, Canada’s Authority on Play, Leverages Fast Simon to Deliver Wonder and Discovery Online

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

The new omnichannel strategy needed to embody Mastermind Toys world-class in-store experiences that feed curiosity, deliver new discoveries around every corner, and offer unforgettable gifts for kidsand kids at heart.

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  • The new omnichannel strategy needed to embody Mastermind Toys world-class in-store experiences that feed curiosity, deliver new discoveries around every corner, and offer unforgettable gifts for kidsand kids at heart.
  • We are passionate about putting ourselves in our littlest customers shoes and providing experiences of wonder and delight in stores, online, or at curbside, said Sarah Jordan, CEO of Mastermind Toys.
  • Fast Simon powers shopping optimization at thousands of fast-growing merchants and sophisticated brands , including Steve Madden, Natural Life, Mastermind Toys and Motherhood.
  • Fast Simon integrates seamlessly with all major eCommerce platforms, including Shopify, BigCommerce, Magento, Microsoft Dynamics and WooCommerce.

B-Roll Available: Inside the Walt Disney Archives Exhibition at Graceland Exhibition Center

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 8:14pm

Following is a link to b-roll of the celebratory opening day of the major six-month exhibition Inside The Walt Disney Archives, making only its second appearance anywhere in the U.S. at the Graceland Exhibition Center.

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  • Following is a link to b-roll of the celebratory opening day of the major six-month exhibition Inside The Walt Disney Archives, making only its second appearance anywhere in the U.S. at the Graceland Exhibition Center.
  • The exhibition showcases a dazzling display of more than 450 objects, including original artwork, costumes, and props that tell the story of the Archives, The Walt Disney Company, and Walt Disney himself.
  • The Inside the Walt Disney Archives exhibition celebrates the legacy of The Walt Disney Company archives, with behind-the-scenes access never before granted to the public.
  • Founded by Disney Legend Dave Smith in 1970, the Walt Disney Archives is a vital resource for every part of Disney, as well as an important research center for Disney scholars, researchers, and writers.

Casper Sleep Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on August 10

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:15pm

Casper Sleep Inc. (NYSE: CSPR), the award-winning sleep company, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 10, 2021.

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  • Casper Sleep Inc. (NYSE: CSPR), the award-winning sleep company, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 10, 2021.
  • Following the release, the Company will host a live conference call and audio webcast at 8:00 a.m.
  • ET on August 10, 2021 to review these results and other business updates.
  • To access the conference call, interested parties may dial 866-319-1799 (for domestic callers) or 825-312-2362 (for international callers).