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May 25, 2023 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight TimeVideo
News Media Group, Inc.
Contact Details Karl Wayne +1 334-440-6397 firstname.lastname@example.org Company Website https://newsmg.com/
May 25, 2023 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight TimeVideo
Ripken Baseball®, the leader in youth sports events and facilities, has expanded its All-Ripken brand by creating All-Ripken Softball. The inaugural All-Ripken Softball Games will attract top youth softball players nationwide to compete at The Ripken Experience® Elizabethtown in Kentucky from July 27-30, 2023. Softball players must be nominated by their peers and coaches for the opportunity to train the Ripken Way, compete against elite young athletes, and participate in a world-class youth softball experience. As part of the 4-day event, participating players will receive instructional opportunities led by professional softball players from the Florida Vibe. The All-Ripken Softball players will also witness the Florida Vibe and Team Alliance take the field to play head-to-head in the Softball Exhibition Series, which is scheduled to take place at Elizabethtown Sports Park on July 27, 28, and 29. To be eligible to participate in All-Ripken Softball, players must be in high school graduation classes between the Class of 2026 and the Class of 2033 and exhibit an elevated level of softball knowledge, dedication, sportsmanship, and skill. “One of our core values at Team Alliance is to bring together multiple generations of players who share a passion for the sport of softball,” said Jami Lobpries, Ph.D., CEO of Alliance Fastpitch. “We are honored to be part of the All-Ripken Softball Games to bring together youth, college, and pro players and grow the sport for the next generation. Softball teaches important lessons on the field that players can apply to all aspects of their lives off of it.” “At the Florida Vibe, we are witnessing tremendous growth in the professional space of softball as a result of high-profile events at the youth level like the All-Ripken Softball Games,” said Ryan Moore, CEO of Florida Vibe Athletics, Inc. “This event is a shining example of the game’s evolution, and we are thankful to Ripken Baseball for creating this platform.” To nominate and register a player for the All-Ripken Softball Games, parents, coaches, and leagues can visit https://ripkenbaseball.com/all-ripken-softball/ or email questions to email@example.com. About Ripken Baseball Ripken Baseball brings teammates, coaches, and families together through its Big League Experiences while teaching children how to play sports the right way – the Ripken Way. Ripken Baseball continues to innovate the game through tournaments, camps, clinics, and spring training at their state-of-the-art baseball and softball facilities – The Ripken Experience ® Aberdeen (Maryland), The Ripken Experience ® Myrtle Beach (South Carolina), The Ripken Experience ® Pigeon Forge (Tennessee), The Ripken Experience ® Elizabethtown (Kentucky), Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center (Ohio), and Cooperstown All Star Village (New York). Ripken Baseball also brings its youth sports experience to satellite locations through Ripken Select Tournaments. Learn more at ripkenbaseball.com. Contact Details Eric PR & Marketing, LLC Eric Nemeth firstname.lastname@example.org Company Website http://allripkensoftball.com/
May 24, 2023 04:23 PM Eastern Daylight Time
A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tfcL-uWQy s Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, and Jamie McDonald, a British adventurer better known as “ Adventureman ”, today announced a new world record – the fastest time to visit the new Seven Wonders of the World, achieved in less than seven days. Confirmed by Guinness World Records, the journey was achieved in 6 days, 16 hours, and 14 minutes, using only public transportation. The challenge was set to Adventureman by Travelport in order to put the company’s modern retail platform, Travelport+, to the test, proving that the company’s technology allows its travel agency partners to simply plan, book and manage even the world’s most complex trip. “When we began upgrading our agency partners to Travelport+ in 2021, it was with the intent of making the complicated travel industry easier and faster to navigate,” said Greg Webb, Chief Executive Officer at Travelport. “This epic adventure was the ultimate test for our platform – could we take the world’s most complex trip and make it simple? Could we ensure it was easy to service? Would the platform be agile enough to accommodate whatever unforeseen bumps the trip encountered? Six days, sixteen hours and fourteen minutes later, we had our answer: yes, yes and yes. This trip also proves that, after a few challenging years for the industry, travel is most definitely back and better than ever.” Travelport+ provides global travel agents with modern retail technology that allows them to compare millions of travel routes and select the best one for each individual traveller. Travelbag, a travel agency who has been a longtime partner of Travelport, booked all aspects of Adventureman’s trip via Travelport+, and they were able to search, filter, find, compare and build the most complex itinerary with ease using Smartpoint Cloud. Adventureman had round-the-clock access to a dedicated Travelbag Travel Specialist who, on his request, tracked evolving travel restrictions, identified schedule changes, and made necessary tweaks to his itinerary in real time. He also was able to access Travelport’s Trip Manager feature on the go, in order to add ancillaries and extras (meals, paid seats, etc.) to his itinerary. For travelers who want to visit one, or all, of the seven modern wonders themselves, Travelbag has a range of packages available, allowing travelers to visit all seven wonders of the world themselves (packages starting from £31,000) or visit an individual wonder (packages starting at £1,300 per person). Depending on each traveler’s individual requirements, Travelbag can tailor-make the perfect holiday. “At Travelbag, we’ve planned and booked thousands of trips, and yet, even we had never seen an itinerary this complex before,” said Caroline Foxwell, Sales and Service Leader at Travelbag. “The retailing tools from Travelport+ are so powerful – Smartpoint Cloud made booking and servicing this trip so easy, it practically did the job for us. Travelport+ helps us to build the perfect itinerary for our clients, time and again, even when that client is a globetrotting, world record-setting superhero!” Adventureman began the trip at the Great Wall of China, the world's longest human-made structure, and the world-record clock started ticking the moment he left the first wonder via toboggan. Second, he visited India’s Taj Mahal – the country’s top tourist destination, which is widely considered a symbol of eternal love. From there, he traveled to Jordan and then by bus to the ancient city of Petra, whose carved rose-red sandstone rock facades, tombs, and temples became even more famous from their role in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade. Departing Jordan, Adventureman flew to Rome to see its legendary Colosseum, envisioning ancient gladiator battles before he made time for a quick pizza pit stop (the only non-airplane food he consumed during the trip). Christ the Redeemer, the world’s largest art deco statue, brought Adventureman to Brazil, where he was equally in awe of the view from its platform as he was of the statue itself. The sixth wonder, Machu Pichu (an Incan citadel nearly 8,000 feet above sea level) was Adventureman’s favorite: he plans to go back one day and bought a stuffed llama toy there to bring back for his daughter. Finally, after only 6 days, 16 hours and 14 minutes, he reached Chichén Itzá, an archeological site that was a hallowed place of ceremony in the Mayan culture. For Adventureman, a main focus of the record-breaking trip was raising funds for his charity, the Superhero Foundation. As a child, Jamie was diagnosed with a rare spinal condition called syringomyelia, and doctors warned his parents that he might lose the ability to walk. Through the help of many doctors, hospitals and his family, his health improved, starting him on his lifelong mission of giving back to sick kids around the world. To kick start fundraising efforts, Travelport has donated $22,856, a dollar for every mile that Jamie, a Pride of Britain winner, traveled for this challenge. The money will be utilized to continue the charity’s mission: helping families in need fund treatments, therapies and equipment that aren’t freely available to them through their traditional or local healthcare support system. “In my previous adventures, I’ve run solo across America (the equivalent of 210 marathons) and have cycled 22,000 kilometers from Thailand to the United Kingdom, and yet, this was certainly my most complex, complicated trip yet,” said Jamie McDonald, better known as Adventureman. “With travel, there are just so many variables – weather, restrictions, delays, customs, traffic, cancellations, you name it. When you’re attempting to set a world record, speed and agility are absolutely key. There was no other partner besides Travelport that could’ve made this all possible.” For the trip to be endorsed by Guinness World Records, Adventureman had to abide by several rules: Use only scheduled public transportation, with licensed taxi rides unable to exceed 50 kilometers Keep a logbook with clearly indexed evidence (receipts, tickets, etc.) supporting each step Obtain receipts and/or tickets everywhere available Use accurate professional equipment (i.e. GPS tracking equipment) Take videos and photos showing the applicant, the location and the date at each site visited Get a written or recorded statement from an official member of staff, local dignitary and/or police officer at each site Understand that the ‘clock’ starts the moment the challenger leaves the first wonder site, and it does not stop for any reason until the challenger sets foot in the final site Protecting the environment is of the utmost importance to both Travelport and Adventureman. The company calculated the carbon emissions from Adventureman’s trip using using the Travel Impact Model, a shared framework for calculating air travel emissions maintained by Google and developed as part of Travalyst, an independent not-for-profit organization of which Travelport is a member. Travalyst is working to unify industry tools and information to bring sustainable travel to the mainstream. As such, the total CO2 emissions of the world record trip was 2,523 kg. Travelport will remove these emissions with high-quality carbon dioxide removal services from Climeworks. To learn more about the Seven Wonders Challenge, to book a trip to the Seven Modern Wonders, or to make a donation to the Superhero Foundation, please visit Travelport.com/7wonders Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 email@example.com
May 24, 2023 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight TimeVideo
Historic rebrand affirms APP’s commitment to inclusivity and providing best-in-class services for pickleball players of all ages and abilities, ranging from elite pros to recreational and amateur players; APP also launches new website that provides a content-driven, interactive, user-friendly experience for all The APP has officially changed its name today from the Association of Pickleball Professionals to the Association of Pickleball Players, a small but important distinction that reflects the APP's role as a catalyst and steward of pickleball for all players regardless of age or skill level – from the world’s elite pros to the tens of millions of amateur and recreational players. The landmark rebrand was unveiled today at the APP's annual signature event, The Boca Raton APP New York City Open, held at one of the most prestigious venues in sports – the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. To strengthen its commitment to being a world-class digital platform for the sport of pickleball worldwide, the APP has also unveiled a new website, live now via TheAPP.global. The new website will be content-focused, user-friendly, and powered by the players, with content featuring players of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, with a significant focus on pro players. The APP’s new digital home will feature the latest news and information on APP events, compelling content, photos, and statistics on APP players, stories from across the worldwide pickleball landscape, and easy access to merchandise and tickets. The update to the APP’s official name reflects its role as a leader for pickleball’s worldwide growth, for all players. In March 2023, the APP revealed its latest round of pickleball participation research, highlighting the incredible ascension of America’s fastest growing sport - revealing that 48.3 million American adults have played pickleball at least once in the 12 months ending March 2023. This high-growth group ranges from the elite professionals who compete on the APP Tour and who are regularly featured on ESPN2 and CBS Sports Network, to the tens of thousands of amateurs who actively compete in tournaments, to recreational players simply playing pickleball for the love of the game. The APP represents one and all. As the APP grows and develops across the USA and, increasingly, into international markets, the name The Association of Pickleball Players is a true reflection of its commitment to represent everyone who picks up a paddle. “With the launch of The Association of Pickleball Players, we enter a new era,” commented Ken Herrmann, Founder of the APP. “We are naturally evolving from our roots – founded in tournaments, beloved by all who take part – to this new chapter in our growth and development and want the world to know we are here to serve all players. The future for the APP is very exciting and we’re only just getting started.” “The Association of Pickleball Players is a powerful proposition, one that points toward the APP’s exciting future,” commented APP Chief Marketing Officer, Tom Webb. “Elite professional and amateur tournaments and competition remain at the heart of our organization, as our new website demonstrates, yet we are firmly reinforcing the APP as a home for all pickleball players.” “This is the first of what will be a series of innovative, exciting updates from the APP, all driven by our focus on creating the best platforms for pickleball players to compete, to share their love of the game, and to shine a light on what makes pickleball so special.” About the APP Founded in 2019, the Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) elevates the sport of pickleball by providing elite platforms for the best players in the world, right through to the millions of people picking up a paddle for the first time. Serving professional pickleball players, senior professionals, amateurs and recreational players in the fastest growing sport in the USA, the APP is the first and only tour officially sanctioned by USA Pickleball. The 2023 APP Tour slate has 16 tournament stops planned, in addition to International and Collegiate Series events. The APP also prides itself on developing the next generation of champions through its Next Gen Series and other youth initiatives. To stay updated on the APP, visit theapp.global and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact Details The APP Daniel Sagerman +1 847-800-8182 firstname.lastname@example.org Company Website https://theapp.global
May 24, 2023 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/ISQQ6BDbGW0 With the spring buying season in full swing, many Americans are contemplating whether it’s a good time to buy or sell a home. Higher mortgage rates and relentless competition for the few houses on the market are some of the many reasons sellers and buyers should work with an agent who is a REALTOR® to find the right home and negotiate the terms of sale. In fact, according to NAR: Overall, home sales are trying to recover, but they’re heavily influenced by interest rates. Existing-home sales will drop 9.3% this year compared to 2022 but will increase by 15.4% next year. The typical seller receives 3.1 offers on their home, and 33% of homes are selling above list price. NAR expects prices will stabilize, dropping 1.8% this year before improving 2.8% in 2024. Median existing-home prices will mostly stabilize – with the national median existing-home price decreasing by 1.8% in 2023, to around $380,000. Sales in the second half of the year should be notably better than the first half as job gains continue and more favorable mortgage rates are expected. Housing inventory is also expected to remain tight in 2023, with housing starts below historical averages. However, housing starts will increase by 6.9% in 2024. As the market continues to shift, it is important to consult an expert real estate agent who can provide essential guidance to help consumers navigate the homebuying and selling process. In fact, 91% of homebuyers say they would engage their agent again or recommend them to others. Agents who are REALTORS® not only help people achieve the dream of homeownership but also help them create long-term wealth and financial stability for their family. Over the past decade, the median-priced home in the U.S. gained nearly $200,000 in value, making the typical homeowner 40 times wealthier than if they had remained a renter. Additionally, homeowners who benefited from home price appreciation in the last decade saw their debt decrease by 21%. If you’re looking for a REALTOR ® in your area, visit REALTOR.com. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 email@example.com
May 24, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight TimeVideo
The yearlong anticipation and build-up for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest ended with disappointment for the UK audience with Mae Muller’s placement in the competition. A recent survey by PartyCasino does however indicate that the support for Mae Muller’s performance and “I Wrote a Song” stands strong, after the Grand Final. Muller was recognized as one of the most talented artists among the finalists, alongside Finish artist Käärijä, with the song “Cha Cha Cha”. Käärijä, which finished second in the competition was on forehand a top candidate to be crowned winner of Eurovision 2023 and did in fact win the public votes, only to be beaten by Sweden’s Loreen, who took home the victory with the majority of the jury votes. When asked about their thoughts on the voting system in the Eurovision Grand Final, 45.20% of participants felt that the current system is working well, and 38.70% expressed the need for a simpler voting system. Additionally, the survey revealed that 37.50% of participants preferred only public votes per country, while 27.10% favoured a combination of jury and public votes from participating countries. Opinions on the frequency of the contest left the participants divided: Would the Eurovision Song Contest be more exciting if it was held every second year? 41.10% of the participants felt that the contest should not be held every second year. While 31.50% were unsure, and 27.40% were in favour of the contest taking place every second year and believed that it would make the event more exciting. The full survey and results can be found here. Contact Details Intelligiants Ltd F Kvarnebrink +27 71 221 8445 firstname.lastname@example.org
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May 24, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight TimeImage
Emergent Health Corp.
Emergent Health Corp. (OTC: EMGE), a curator, developer, and marketer of products in the Regenerative Health Space announced today that it will be collaborating with Apollo Biowellness, Inc., the entity that Boustead has engaged to conduct an IPO of the roll up of the regenerative medicine space, previously announced by Emergent on May 18, 2023. Apollo is an aggregate of manufacturing, distribution and marketing of regenerative products and brands in the regenerative space. This partnership, along with the previously announced spin-off of PharmaZu will continue to build significant value to Emergent. As part of the roll-up being conducted by Boustead and Apollo Biowellness, effective June 1, 2023, Mr. Morrison will take over as President/CEO of Apollo Biowellness. Mr. Morrison will remain as a member of the Board of Directors of the Emergent and will assume the Title of Chairman of the Board. He will continue to be intimately involved with Emergent and the continued development, marketing and distribution of its products and brands, The two companies will coordinate marketing strategies, manufacturing and work together to expand the products and brands. Jim Morrison stated, “Since taking the helm of Emergent, I have enjoyed the process of creating the Company’s vibrant products and brands in the regenerative biologic space. The opportunity to coordinate between Emergent and Apollo and expand the value of these products and brands as President of Apollo Biowellness is an exciting opportunity and will bring expanded value to Emergent. I look forward to continuing to be involved in the dynamic offerings of Emergent going forward.” Jim Zimbler, a member of the Board of Directors, and previously the President of the Company, has been re-appointed as Interim President of the Company, also effective June 1, 2023. In addition to bringing on new senior management, the Company will be announcing a new CFO and a will conduct a new executive search for a new permanent full time CEO to work with the current management and Board and team and Mr. Morrison and the Apollo Biowellness team. The Company will announce more Management updates shortly. Jim Zimbler stated, “Jim Morrison has done a magnificent job during his tenure as President, and I know he will be a tremendous asset to Apollo Biowellness. I look forward to a close continued relationship with Mr. Morrison and leaning on him for his sizable experience and tutelage related to products and brands. That will greatly enhance the value Emergent will receive from the sale of Evolutionary Biologics and the other entities.” ABOUT EMERGENT HEALTH CORPORATION Emergent curates, develops and sells products in the Regenerative Health Space. Its products comprise of ingestibles as well as topicals for the whole family. The company distributes its products online and through Content Based Shopping using Influencers to position products in their produced content throughout the United States and Internationally. Its subsidiaries; PharmaZu, is a pure play, e-commerce products and service provider focused on the Pet Community, Pet Pharmacy and Pet Wellness using Influencers and their content, including the pet pharmacy, vet telehealth and pet wellness businesses. Evolutionary Biologics, is a new kind of biologics company founded for a clear purpose: bring cutting edge regenerative products to the medical community. Emergent does not claim any of its products are approved by the FDA to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more information, please visit Emergent's Website and Social Media on Twitter. Before using any products, you should always consult with your Veterinarian and/or Family Doctor. SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT This press release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “plans,” “suggests,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “intends,” or similar expressions. Many forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results implied by such statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to continue to enhance our products and systems to address industry changes, our ability to expand our customer base and retain existing customers, our ability to effectively compete in our market segment, the lack of public information on our company, our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our business, operations, our ability to continue as a going concern, and a limited public market for our common stock, among other risks. Many factors are difficult to predict accurately and are generally beyond the company's control. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Jim Morrison, Chairman of the Board James W. Zimbler – Interim President/Interim CEO Emergent Health Corporation Website i email@example.com Contact Details Emergent Health Corp. firstname.lastname@example.org Company Website https://emergenthealthcompany.com/
May 23, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Most people are aware of how poverty and structural inequality create challenges and barriers to accessing healthy food, education, jobs, health care and housing and how inflation is only making the crisis worse. Pet resources are no different. Many families are struggling to afford and access veterinary care, food and supplies for their beloved pets. More than 20 million pets live in poverty - three times as many pets live in poverty as enter shelters every year. This is a long overlooked national crisis exacerbated by inflation and the economy. Recently, Kitty Block, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss the launch of the More Than a Pet campaign and how the organization is addressing the crisis. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/GdaZXktSjNI Over the past 20 years, the Humane Society of the United States has helped half a million pets and their families by providing veterinary care and supplies at no cost, keeping families and pets together in over 50 communities across the U.S. Without these services, families are often forced to make choices about sacrificing their own needs, even food and medications for themselves, to prioritize care for their pet. No family should ever have to make that choice. Since 2002, the Humane Society of United States’ Pets for Life and Rural Area Veterinary Services programs have been helping pet owners across the U.S. by providing food, supplies and services for their cats and dogs at no cost. It is critical to close the gap that exists for people and pets in underserved areas. With the new campaign called “More Than a Pet,” the HSUS is sounding an alarm about this crisis that is only getting worse. The Humane Society of the United States is offering these tips for people to support their communities: Advocate for keeping pets and their people together by signing the HSUS petition to close the pet equity gap. Your voice can make a big impact for all animals. Volunteer with the Humane Society of the United States’ Pets for Life and Rural Area Veterinary Services programs, which increase access to pet care for underserved communities. Donate pet food to your local shelter or pet food pantry. If you know of a neighbor in need, offer to help drive them to a veterinary appointment, foster their pet temporarily or provide a bag of their pet’s favorite food to help close the access to pet care gap. The HSUS is inviting the public to show their support for this campaign by sharing why their animal companion is #MoreThanAPet to them, at humanesociety.org/morethanapet. Campaign partner Smalls is donating a bowl of food for every photo shared, up to $1M, to pets and their families in need. Learn More and Get Involved About Kitty Block Kitty Block is the chief executive officer and president of the Humane Society of the United States and also chief executive officer of Humane Society International. She leads the nation's most effective animal protection organization in the fight for all animals. Block was named president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States in January 2019, becoming the first woman to hold the position in the organization’s history. Block first joined the HSUS as a legal investigator in 1992 and was instrumental in bringing cruelties such as horse slaughter and the killing of dogs and cats for their fur in China to light. She led the HSUS’s efforts to secure protections for dolphins with successful litigation and landmark dolphin-safe tuna legislation. In addition, she was one of the architects of a successful lawsuit over commercial whaling brought against Japan by Australia in the International Court of Justice. She has served as an adviser to the White House on trade and the environment, and she has served multiple elected terms on the International Dolphin Conservation Agreement International Review Panel, which works with governments on monitoring violations of the agreement. Block received a law degree from The George Washington University in 1990 and a bachelor’s degree in communications and philosophy from the University of New Hampshire in 1986. She is a lifelong animal lover who helped her mother rescue and care for pets and other animals in need as a child. Block lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and daughter, their street dog rescue, Lilly, and rescue cats, Misti and Storm Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 email@example.com
May 22, 2023 10:15 AM Eastern Daylight TimeVideo