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HNI Corporation Provides Update on Q2 Order Trends, Announces Participation in Virtual Investor Events

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:16am

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) today provided updates on its response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis, recent order trends, and debt level.

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  • HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) today provided updates on its response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis, recent order trends, and debt level.
  • The Corporation also announced its participation in multiple upcoming virtual investor events and introduced a new investor presentation.
  • Our teams remain focused on protecting the health of our members while effectively managing the business in these challenging conditions.
  • The Corporation has elected to provide a mid-quarter update on orders and debt level to provide its shareholders better visibility during this period of high uncertainty.

Casey’s General Stores Announces Restaurant and Retail Leader Adrian Butler Joins Company as Chief Information Officer

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 8:30pm

Caseys General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASY), today announced that Adrian Butler has joined the company as chief information officer.

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  • Caseys General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASY), today announced that Adrian Butler has joined the company as chief information officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200601005657/en/
    Adrian Butler joins Casey's as Chief Information Officer.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Adrian is a proven leader and technologist with deep experience across the restaurant and retail industries that will take our technology strategy to the next level, said Darren Rebelez, Chief Executive Officer, Caseys General Stores.
  • Casey's General Stores is a Fortune 500 company (NASDAQ: CASY) operating over 2,200 convenience stores in 16 states.

Encompass Health and the University of Iowa Health Network's inpatient rehabilitation hospital now open

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 4:31pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and IOWA CITY, Iowa, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) and the University of Iowa Health Care announce the opening of their inpatient rehabilitation hospital, the University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital, a venture with Encompass Health.

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  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and IOWA CITY, Iowa, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) and the University of Iowa Health Care announce the opening of their inpatient rehabilitation hospital, the University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital, a venture with Encompass Health.
  • The freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital is the first in Iowa to be part of the state's only comprehensive academic medical center as well as the first hospital in the state for Encompass Health.
  • "The University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital brings much needed, high-quality rehabilitative services to the eastern Iowa region," said Barb Jacobsmeyer, executive vice president and president of inpatient hospitals at Encompass Health.
  • The University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital is Encompass Health's 135th hospital and its first location in Iowa.

St. Croix Hospice enhances services in west central Iowa with new Denison office

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 3:19pm

DENISON, Iowa, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, St. Croix Hospice is expanding in Iowa with the addition of a branch in Denison.

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  • DENISON, Iowa, June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, St. Croix Hospice is expanding in Iowa with the addition of a branch in Denison.
  • St. Croix Hospice serves 79 Iowa counties and offers true 24/7 availability, including nights and weekends.
  • "New research reaffirms that hospice is most beneficial when started early-on in disease progression," says Heidi Comley, Regional Director of Clinical Operations in western Iowa.
  • St. Croix Hospice continues to serve existing hospice patients and admit new patients in need of hospice care, regardless of whether they are positive for coronavirus.

Eldorado Resorts to Reopen Three Missouri Casinos and Two Iowa Casinos Today

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:30pm

With todays reopenings in Missouri and Iowa, 11 of Eldorados 23 casino entertainment facilities have resumed operations following the suspension of operations in March.

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  • With todays reopenings in Missouri and Iowa, 11 of Eldorados 23 casino entertainment facilities have resumed operations following the suspension of operations in March.
  • With our recent successful property reopenings in Louisiana and Mississippi, we are extremely excited to reopen our doors at five properties in Missouri and Iowa this morning.
  • Eldorado has developed a comprehensive list of health and safety protocols which are being implemented in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Iowa and other gaming markets where it has operations as they reopen.
  • For more information, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com/health-and-safety
    Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates twenty-three properties in eleven states, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, and Ohio.

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend and Business Update

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLXS) (Flexsteel or the Company), one of the largest manufacturers, importers and online marketers of furniture products in the United States, today announced its quarterly dividend and provided a business update.

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  • Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLXS) (Flexsteel or the Company), one of the largest manufacturers, importers and online marketers of furniture products in the United States, today announced its quarterly dividend and provided a business update.
  • The Board declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.05 per share, payable July 6, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 19, 2020.
  • These actions were painful but necessary to protect the Companys future, said Jerry Dittmer, President and CEO of Flexsteel.
  • We are proud of our track record of 314 consecutive quarters of dividend payouts and remain committed to delivering a dividend return to our shareholders.

Principal® Names Clare Stack Richer to Board of Directors

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Principal Financial Group (Nasdaq: PFG) announced today that Clare Stack Richer, former chief financial officer of Putnam Investments and an experienced financial services executive, has been appointed to the Principal Board of Directors, effective May 26.

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  • Principal Financial Group (Nasdaq: PFG) announced today that Clare Stack Richer, former chief financial officer of Putnam Investments and an experienced financial services executive, has been appointed to the Principal Board of Directors, effective May 26.
  • Clare is a valuable addition to our Board having spent more than 35 years in our industry with significant time spent leading business lines, operations, and finance teams, said Dan Houston, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Principal.
  • Richer, 61, also serves as an independent director on the Board of Directors for Bain Capital Specialty Finance Inc. and on the State Street Global Advisors SPDR ETF Mutual Funds Board.
  • Principal, Principal and symbol design and Principal Financial Group are trademarks and service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

Meredith Names Deborah Collura Vice President/GM Of Atlanta TV Duopoly And Promotes Corey Hanson To Vice President/GM Of WALA-TV In Mobile

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:30pm

Deborah Collura has been named Vice President and General Manager of WGCL CBS 46 and WPCH Peachtree TV Meredith's duopoly in Atlanta effective immediately.

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  • Deborah Collura has been named Vice President and General Manager of WGCL CBS 46 and WPCH Peachtree TV Meredith's duopoly in Atlanta effective immediately.
  • "Deborah has a proven track record of ratings excellence and market-share success," said Patrick McCreery, Meredith Local Media Group President.
  • I am thrilled to have Deborah join Meredith and look forward to having someone with her experience lead our talented team in Atlanta."
  • Corey Hanson is promoted to Vice President and General Manager at WALA FOX 10 in Mobile, Alabama.

Teamsters Endorse Andy Brown For Pottawattamie County Sheriff

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:28pm

OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Detention Officers of Pottawattamie County Jail represented by Teamsters Local Union 554 in Omaha, Nebraska announced their support for Andy Brown for Sheriff in the June 2 primary on Tuesday.

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  • OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Detention Officers of Pottawattamie County Jail represented by Teamsters Local Union 554 in Omaha, Nebraska announced their support for Andy Brown for Sheriff in the June 2 primary on Tuesday.
  • Brown also received the endorsement of the Pottawattamie County Deputy Association after the former sheriff announced his retirement after 28 years.
  • "The Teamsters are excited and encouraged about Andy Brown, who has earned the respect & confidence of the Detention Officers," said Kim Quick, President of Teamsters Local 554.
  • We believe Andy Brown is the best candidate for Sheriff of Pottawattamie County, Iowa."

Myndshft and eCommerce Direct Announce Partnership to Help Diagnostics Labs Reduce Shipping Costs and Increase Focus on Taking Care of Patients

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

The partnership will enable diagnostics labs to reduce shipping and management costs by 30% - 50% and increase their focus on taking care of patients.

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  • The partnership will enable diagnostics labs to reduce shipping and management costs by 30% - 50% and increase their focus on taking care of patients.
  • Most diagnostics labs don't have the time or personnel to manage inventory of medical supplies and shipping.
  • The Myndshft - eCommerce Direct partnership brings together deep industry expertise to take on the specimen shipping and inventory management while providing the lowest cost shipping and delivery services to give a boost to the labs' bottom-line.
  • "We're excited to partner with the team at eCommerce Direct to help labs focus on patients while also helping them rapidly improve their bottom-line."