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CMMC Center of Excellence Announces Engagement Agreement with SteelCloud

Interoperability Clearinghouse

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Center of Excellence ( CMMC COE ), hosted by the Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC), a public-private partnership serving the public and private sectors for more than 15 years, is excited to announce a partnership with SteelCloud, a leading provider of capabilities to automate policy compliance, configuration control, and Cloud security. This unique partnership will extend efforts to identify and include proven capabilities within the CMMC COE Marketplace to improve cybersecurity protection and resilience for the global defense industrial base network of contractors, vendors, and suppliers. ConfigOS is SteelCloud’s patented software compliance suite that allows anyone to quickly establish a STIG ( Security Technical Implementation Guide ) and or CIS ( Center for Information Security ) - cyber security compliant environment. The patented software is a complete solution offering scanning, automated remediation, compliance reporting, and external interfaces to other tools. ConfigOS is the only COTS solution on the market that fully automates remediation out of the box, saving countless hours of information assurance labor while establishing enterprise compliance consistency. It addresses policy remediation automation for Windows and Linux operating systems and applications. Learn more at https://www.steelcloud.com/cmmc/ The executed Engagement Agreement establishes a collaborative engagement between SteelCloud and the CMMC COE to partner in the furthering of their respective and complementary missions and objectives regarding the adoption, use, and expansion of CMMC based cybersecurity practices, risk management, and compliance for the DIB contractor, vendor, and supplier community of providers creating a broader CMMC ecosystem globally to improve security and resilience. Specific actions will include: The co-development of CMMC advisory services, cyber training and education programs to accelerate CMMC certification, increase cyber adoption and improve cyber protection & resilience. Co-sponsor symposiums, training programs and podcasts leveraging their combined cyber and IT expertise. Host regular working groups, with other partners, to enable collaboration and communications. Source qualified CMMC/ cyber professionals to serve as advocates. Establish an independent Industry Cyber Security Advisory Council with peer organisations to advise and educate leaders across government and industry on the continued evolution and effectiveness of CMMC. The CMMC-COE ( http://cmmc-coe.org ) and SteelCloud partnership will focus on bringing together the many disparate cyber and national security communities of interest to reduce complexity, improve awareness, and accelerate industry effort to become more cyber resilient against the growing threats from nation states and criminal enterprises. “This is exciting opportunity for us”, said Mr. John Weiler, Chairman of the Board at CMMC Center of Excellence, “This new partnership will further help advance the goals and objectives for improving the supply chain security and resilience of the US Department of Defense (DoD)”. “SteelCloud is excited to forge this partnership with the CMMC-COE,” said Mr. Brian Hajost, SteelCloud President & CEO. “CMMC is a vital program to secure the DoD’s contractor supply chain in order to protect critical U.S information. By working with the CMMC-COE, we can deliver our compliance automation technology and reduce the cost and complexity of CMMC compliance for the broadest range of DIB customers.” The CMMC-COE establishes both a Market Place and Knowledge Clearinghouse that will include resources that support the overall effort, including white papers; tutorials; recorded webcasts; presentations; and more that will help reduce the cost and burden on small and medium size contractors already struggling from the impact of COVID. For more information on the CMMC COE, please visit http://cmmc-coe.org email info@cmmc-coe.org or call 703-863-3766 For more information on SteelCloud, please visit https://www.steelcloud.com/ About Us ---------- CMMC-COE.ORG is a unique non-profit public-private partnership, with a vision to accelerate Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMM) adoption, and reduce time & cost for security compliance for our partners by leveraging commercial best practices, CMMC standards, and innovative solutions for a measurable success. Our mission, focused on DOD mission objectives, cost containment and expeditious CMMC compliance, is to help the DIB improve cyber posture and resilience, and simplify its acquisition. The CMMC-COE is hosted by the Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC), a public/private partnership (P3) chartered in 2007 as an honest broker to reach outside the confines of the Federal IT advisories that lack dynamic reach into the Global IT Market, and dedicated to the adoption of commercial IT management standards of practice and innovations emanating from the Global IT market. Team IT-AAC has already demonstrated the value of its decade long investment, and provides a unique value to agencies seeking to achieve accelerate the transformation of legacy processes and systems. Our Just-in-Time SMEs apply an innovative suite of Technology Business Management and Agile Acquisition Processes needed to assure the business value of commercial IT. The Interoperability Clearinghouse (ICH), is the managing partner that make up the 24 NGO/SDO organizations that make up the IT-AAC. ICH provides the contract vehicles, clearances, and critical resources proven to guide sustainable, measurable and repeatable processes needed to drive better investment decisions as the speed of mission need, while aligning existing processes, methods and workforce with IT reform mandates contained in Clinger Cohen Act, FITARA, IT MGT Act, EO13838. Contact Details Bob Dix +1 703-975-6633 bob.dix@it-aac.org Company Website https://cmmc-coe.org

February 22, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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National Survey Says 98% of Responding Brain Injury Rehabilitation Providers Plan Continued Use of Telehealth Services Post-Pandemic

Centre for Neuro Skills

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, telehealth service sessions have more than doubled after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent Brain Injury Association of America national survey of more than 400 providers of brain injury rehabilitation services regarding telehealth services found that: 81% of respondents reported reliable collection of objective clinical data through telehealth sessions. 76% reported patient progress using the telehealth platform was equal to, or in some cases superior to, progress in the clinic. 98% of respondents plan to continue use of telehealth in the future, assuming it is reimbursable by insurance plans. Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS), a premier provider of treatment for traumatic and acquired brain injury, recently surpassed providing more than 100,000 hours of rehabilitation therapy via telehealth sessions during the pandemic. According to CNS’ internal survey data, telehealth has been well-received and effective for both patients and staff: “Centre for Neuro Skills expanded our innovative telehealth services to complement our in-person rehabilitation therapy programs during the pandemic,” said David Harrington, president and COO of CNS. “For 40 years, Centre for Neuro Skills has emphasized patient safety in tandem with patient progress. The success of telehealth supports this ongoing need to protect patients during treatment, as they relearn skills and embrace independence.” The full spectrum of CNS’ therapeutic treatments are offered through telehealth, including: counseling, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education therapy, case management, family communication, business partner communication and physician or specialist consultation. With the onset of COVID-19, CNS deftly pivoted to telehealth and discovered a host of benefits, including observation of the patient’s home environment. This aided in developing an individualized reintegration strategy post-injury. About Centre for Neuro Skills Centre for Neuro Skills is an experienced and respected world leader in providing intensive rehabilitation and medical programs for those recovering from all types of brain injury. CNS covers a full spectrum of advanced care from residential and assisted living to outpatient/day treatment. Founded by Dr. Mark Ashley in 1980, CNS has seven locations in California and Texas. For more information about Center for Neuro Skills, visit: https://www.neuroskills.com/, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube. For a video overview of CNS, visit: https://youtu.be/Jwqve9gWtEw Contact Details Landis Communications Inc. Robin Carr +1 415-971-3991 cns@landispr.com Company Website https://landispr.com/

February 18, 2021 06:32 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Brilla Media Launches Innovative Branded Latinx Entertainment, Media, and Experiential Platform for Marketers

RetroPop Media

First-of-its-kind Trifecta of Major Latinx Pop Culture Festivals for L.A., NYC, and Miami are set for Spring, Summer, and Hispanic Heritage Month Brilla’s Proprietary Distribution Platform Guarantees Premium Digital CPE Delivery for Branded Content via Paid, Owned, Earned and Partnerships Brilla unites pioneers of Hispanic social media, pop culture festivals, sports marketing, and press release wire service industries MIAMI, FL - February 18, 2021 – (LATINX NEWSWIRE) - Ralph Paniagua, Manny Ruiz, and Joseph Paniagua, the pioneer founders of the Hispanic social media industry, sports marketing, pop culture festivals, media, and press release wire services are joining forces to launch Brilla Media ( www.BrillaMedia.com ). The Latino-owned company will leverage decades of expertise, strategic alliances, and insights to provide brand marketers with innovative Latinx branded entertainment, media, and experiential storytelling. Fueled by its proprietary premium content distribution platform that integrates Paid, Owned, Earned, and Partnerships for guaranteed delivery of CPE campaigns, Brilla Media features five service pillars: Brilla Media (distribution), Brilla Live (festivals and livestreams), Brilla Creative (branded storytelling), Brilla Social (influencer and social media amplification), and Brilla Purpose (social good). Pop Culture Festivals Coming to L.A., NYC, and Miami In 2021, Brilla’s growing slate of innovative content offerings will prominently feature a coast-to-coast trifecta of major Latinx pop culture live stream festivals in L.A., NYC, and Miami. Cinco de Mayo L.A. will anchor the West Coast on May 1 with a star-studded Spring-time festival. The summer will highlight the Empire State’s venerable 116th Street Festival on July 10th. Hispanic Heritage Month will be the theme of Miami’s epic Fall program, NuestroFest on October 2. If conditions permit, all three festivals will take place physically as well as virtually in 2022. Thanks to Brilla’s premium digital and broadcast TV platform, all three bilingual, multi-generational festivals will garner millions of verifiable, Guaranteed on-target views for brand partners. (To inquire about our services, email info@brillamedia.com ). “Our ability to guarantee premium views for branded storytelling content - including our Trifecta of festivals - is a chief cornerstone of Brilla’s offering and something that is only possible through the team and partners we’ve assembled,” said Brilla Media Managing Partner Joseph Paniagua. “Nothing I’ve done before compares to the sheer scale of partnerships, digital media inventory, reach, talent, celebrity and influencer access that Brilla already represents from Day One of its operations,” said Manny Ruiz, Co-Founder of Brilla Media. “I’m extremely honored to be part of a platform that is truly Latino-owned and will also have a huge focus on producing Social Good projects that continuously serve our Latinx community.” Brilla Stands for Social Good The company’s name is significant because Brilla ( breeyah ) literally means shine in Spanish, and the brand’s storytelling DNA is already associated with being a purpose-driven Force for Good. In 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Brilla team produced three major live stream festivals that helped raise more than $1.6 million for 25 Latinx non-profit organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. (The team’s Altísimo Live festival to support America’s farmworkers is a finalist for the 2021 PRWeek Multicultural Marketing Campaign of the Year). As part of its Force For Good heritage, Brilla is pledging to contribute cash and/or marketing resources on a year-round basis to select, non-political-oriented, nonprofit organizations that serve the Hispanic community. “The timing for Brilla meets the needs of a fast-changing industry that must evolve with new and creative ways to engage the Latino consumer,” said Brilla Media Co-Founder Ralph Paniagua. Brilla is a Guaranteed Media Placement Powerhouse To augment the client’s branded content reach, Brilla integrates news and influencer website placements through its partnerships with Latinx Newswire and Pop Culture Newswire. Effective this week, both wire services began offering brands guaranteed reach and automated reports for online placements that are the most comprehensive in their niche - and part of Brilla’s earned media assets. About Brilla Media Latino-owned and operated, Brilla Media provides brand marketers with innovative Latinx branded entertainment, media, and experiential storytelling. Fueled by a proprietary premium content distribution platform that integrates Paid, Owned, Earned, and Partnerships, Brilla Media ALWAYS guarantees results for branded CPE campaigns. The company features five service pillars: Brilla Media (distribution), Brilla Live (festivals and livestreams), Brilla Creative (original storytelling), Brilla Social (influencer and social media amplification), and Brilla Purpose (social good). Brilla’s team was created by Ralph Paniagua, Manny Ruiz, and Joseph Paniagua, the pioneer founders of the Hispanic social media, sports marketing, pop culture festivals, and press release wire service industries. Contact Details Brilla Media Jay Cruz +1 561-319-8592 info@brillamedia.com Company Website https://brillamedia.com/

February 18, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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SUPER73® Raises $20 Million in Funding From Volition Capital

SUPER73

SUPER73®, an American electric vehicle brand, based out of Orange County, California, announced today the close of a $20-million investment from Volition Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm. Founded in 2016 by LeGrand Crewse, Michael Cannavo, and Aaron P. Wong, SUPER73® produces two-wheeled electric vehicles with a mission to fuse motorcycle heritage and youth culture. It has quickly grown into one of the most recognizable electric vehicle brands in the world, with a loyal and passionate customer base, which includes many A-list celebrities and professional athletes. “We have always known that there was something special at SUPER73. It wasn’t just about creating a fun electric bike, it was about building a gateway to unlimited adventure and cultivating a true community. Volition Capital not only saw that same vision but believed in it. Together, we now have a real opportunity to take SUPER73 to the next level and help redefine the electric vehicle industry.” – Legrand Crewse, CEO of SUPER73. After an impressive launch on Kickstarter, SUPER73 saw fast-paced growth, not only because its handsome, minimalistic e-bikes looked like nothing else at the time, but also because the company bucked the norms of the traditional electric bicycle industry. SUPER73 refused to become one of the many stale e-bike companies that exist solely to produce mass-market vehicles, and instead became a content-driven lifestyle brand that inspires adventure and creates community. The company’s desire to be different is key to its success. In 2017, SUPER73 went viral after redesigning its first-generation e-bike to resemble a pair of Star Wars speeder bikes. These were ridden in costume through downtown Manhattan; the video has subsequently been viewed more than 10 million times on YouTube. SUPER73 continued to produce noteworthy hits including an appearance at New York Fashion Week, an international art exhibition with contemporary artist Tom Sachs, and a custom-built, 24-karat gold e-bike for Post Malone. As the company continued to produce remarkable viral content, its popularity snowballed, and soon SUPER73 attracted the attention of big-name celebrities, athletes, and performers including Jack Black, Will Smith, and Madonna. What’s more, the brand earned their support without paid promotion or endorsement. Many more celebrity riders followed, including: Anderson Silva Andrew Schultz Andy Milonakis Avril Lavigne Brett Conti Cam Newton Cara Delevigne Casey Neistat Chris Lake Colin Hanks Conan O'Brien David Dobrik Dennis Rodman Devin Funchess Diplo Ed Bassmaster Flosstradamus Grayson Dolan Greg Finley Hayes Grier iJustine Jack Black Jaime Foxx Jared Goff Jason Snell Jenna Dewan Tatum Jesse Wellens Joel McHale Justin Bieber Kade Kelly Ripa Kelly Slater Kevin Pouya Klay Thompson Lil Nas X Logan Paul Lukas Podolski Madonna Matt & Kim Matt James Meek Mill Mitchell Whitfield Neymar Nina Dobrev Paris Hilton Phil Wickham Philip Defranco Post Malone Rahul Kohli Reggie Watts Robbie Madison Robert Pattison Ryan Reynolds Ryan Seacrest Sam Sheffer Scott Eastwood Shaun White Slander Snoop Dogg Sofitukker Solomon Berg Suki Waterhouse Swae Lee Todd Gurley Tyler the Creator Will Smith Yes Theory Zach Braff Today, there are tens of thousands of SUPER73 riders and enthusiasts across more than 20 countries. The brand’s moto-inspired culture has created a new generation of “bikers,” who not only self-organize into regional “SuperSquad®” rider clubs but have also embraced the custom modification subculture. All over the world, fans of SUPER73 share their custom creations on social media and have helped to grow the “SuperSquad” community faster than ever. Today, SUPER73 has more than 430,000 followers across its content channels. The brand continues to push the boundaries of innovation by frequently producing high-profile collaborations with unique partners including legendary French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Japanese streetwear brand NEIGHBORHOOD, and famed motorcycle designer Roland Sands. Mold-breaking projects like these have gained SUPER73 coverage in major publications such as Time Magazine, ESPN, Rolling Stone, GQ, Car & Driver, Men’s Journal, Motor Trend, Hypebeast and many more. It’s been less than five years since SUPER73 came to life, but the company employs more than 75 people on two continents; in 2020 SUPER73 opened its first European headquarters in Amsterdam. And with the demand for SUPER73 e-bikes in Europe already outpacing the remarkable demand for its products in the U.S., there is no doubt this young company will see even more success with the support of Volition Capital and its $20-million growth investment. “Super73 has all the ingredients to become a great consumer brand – fanatical customers, insatiable demand for its products, and a distinctive design philosophy,” said Larry Cheng, Managing Partner, Volition Capital. “It is one of the fastest growing companies we’ve ever invested in, and are poised to build a great new American brand as it leads the e-bike market for years to come.” EDITOR’S NOTE Please enjoy and share the video presented by Joel McHale, which captures the fun, adventurous spirit of SUPER73. The video can be viewed and shared here: vimeo.com/507214778/5c3c68ed68 The video and high-resolution images are available for download here: dropbox.com/sh/f5z54y1stwqkdnt/AADvmzbZ-JBTBGYg6q_Q5om-a?dl=0 ABOUT SUPER73® SUPER73® is an American lifestyle adventure brand based in Orange County, CA that develops products to help fuse motorcycle heritage with youth culture. Founded in 2016, SUPER73 has quickly grown into one of the most recognizable electric vehicle brands in the world with a passionate customer base including A-list celebrities, professional athletes, and many more. For more information, visit super73.com or on social media @super73. ABOUT VOLITION CAPITAL Volition Capital is a Boston-based growth equity firm that principally invests in high-growth, founder-owned companies across the software, Internet, and consumer sectors. Founded in 2010, Volition has more than $1.1 billion in assets under management and has invested in more than 30 companies in the United States and Canada. The firm selectively partners with founders to help them achieve their fullest aspirations for their businesses. For more information, visit volitioncapital.com or follow us on Twitter @volitioncapital. Contact Details Christiana Mullen, Marketing Coordinator +1 714-659-4883 christiana@super73.com Michael Cannavo, SUPER73 founder michael@super73.com Company Website https://super73.com

February 17, 2021 07:50 AM Eastern Standard Time

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How to Eliminate Market Recovery Using an IUL by Jennifer Lang Financial Services.

Jennifer Lang Financial Services, LLC

Contact Details Jennifer Lang +1 877-487-8926 mail@jenniferlangfinancialservices.com Company Website https://www.jenniferlangfinancialservices.com

February 16, 2021 10:05 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Knowledgehook to boost maths attainment across Australia

Stockwood Strategy

Knowledgehook, the world’s most comprehensive mathematics learning platform, has launched in Australia as the nation’s teachers turn a corner in addressing low maths attainment levels for young people. It is now available to schools across the country for children in Year 3 to Year 10 classes, through The Learner First, a consultancy working with schools across Australia. The latest TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) found that Australia’s achievement in mathematics has improved since 2015. However, Year 4 mathematics achievement has not changed since 2007. One of the biggest challenges facing educators is to find better ways to meet the learning needs of the many students who fall behind in schools, failing to meet year-level expectations (often year after year) and, as a consequence, become increasingly disengaged. Knowledgehook’s proprietary technology harnesses the power of data to track where students are on their math journey. Their programmes connect a child’s at-home learning with in-school education, providing real-time insights to teachers on learning gaps. This empowers teachers to develop an understanding of the maths concepts related to their students’ challenges, enabling them to adjust instruction and monitor student progress. As Knowledgehook launches across Australia, former Australian Mathematics Curriculum leader, Margaret Bigelow, commented: " Australia's results in international testing are improving. The impact of a national approach to teaching and learning Mathematics has impacted on this improved outcome. Teachers need to be supported to maintain this trajectory of improvement by having the ideas and tools to enhance the engagement of their students to develop critical and creative thinking and further mathematical skills. This will enable students to adjust to the ever-changing demands and challenges of life in the future." “Knowledgehook was inspired by my own struggle with maths as a child,'' explained Co-Founder and CEO of Knowledgehook, Travis Ratnam. “Having the right, personalised guidance makes all the difference and every student deserves to have a teacher who has access to the best pedagogical tools, and parents who have insights into their learning. Our platform is not a game, it pulls together a 360 view on a child’s learning journey enabling people around them to improve the child’s math experience and outcomes. In launching Knowledgehook across Australia, Joanne McEachen, Founder and CEO of The Learner First commented: “I love the fact maths support is available 24/7 so when a learner struggles with a math’s concept, the teacher can access professional learning and development to help support both the learner and the teacher on the spot. Moreover, it helps teachers retrace their approach and identifies what may have been missed allowing them to recover and embed essential skills and concepts. Quite simply, it is what we have been missing for years and it will certainly complement the current trajectory of further improving math’s performance and disposition in Australian students.” Knowledgehook’s AI-enabled platform has grown to support schools across the US, Mexico, and the UK. It is designed to scale across multiple countries and languages developing teacher capacity while engaging students and providing actionable insights for parents. Over the years, Knowledgehook’s research-based solution has garnered industry-leading partnerships and investments from the most recognised global education bodies, notably from the University College of London (UCL), the global leader in education research. Knowledgehook actively collaborates with governments around the world while also working directly with schools and their suppliers, to offer curriculum-aligned solutions. The company currently empowers teachers in more than 100,000 schools. In 2021, it is anticipated the solution will reach 50,000,000 students globally. “We have received growing interest for our technology and expertise to be applied to other subjects and we look forward to expanding our solution to empower more educators and support the learning of students to become the problem-solvers of tomorrow,” Qamar Qureshi, President and Chief Business Officer added. Ends About Knowledgehook Knowledgehook, a leading educational technology company, empowers hundreds of thousands of teachers and parents to collaboratively support the mathematics learning journey of millions of students worldwide. Winner of Google’s Game Changer Award and named Top Disruptor by BNN, its platform analyses student understanding through engaging assessments, providing real-time personalised solutions to close learning gaps between classroom teaching and at-home learning. Designed by leading numeracy and research experts, Knowledgehook’s Instructional Guidance System is known for reinventing how online technology supports education and educators, while inspiring the problem solvers of tomorrow. Contact Details Knowledgehook Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.knowledgehook.com/

February 15, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Tayler Jade - Temporary (Official Music Video)

Tayler Jade

Contact Details Tayler Jade Jason Jepson +1 949-394-7033 jason.jepson@taylerjade.com DNT Entertainment Dani Thompson 714-496-5152 dani.thompson@taylerjade.com Company Website https://www.taylerjade.com/

February 12, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Best Buys for Valentine’s Day 2021

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while this year’s day of love might look a little different, that’s all the more reason to celebrate the people around you. Recently, Beauty and Lifestyle Expert, Alle Fister, teamed with YourUpdateTV on a satellite media tour to share her top gift ideas for Valentine’s Day 2021. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/o0C7M0hi3w8 Valentine’s Day Brunch With the 14th falling on a Sunday this year, it means brunch will be a popular activity for many. So, whether you are having a romantic day with your partner or celebrating ‘Galentine’s Day’ on the 13th with friends, it’s always a good idea to kick off your celebrations with the ‘official sponsor of brunch’, Korbel. They have some really fun and easy 1 to 1 ratio cocktails such as the Chambord Royale, which is the PERFECT pink drink for at-home date night. Just pour Chambord into a flute glass, top with sparkling wine, and finish with a raspberry garnish. Dressing for the Occasion If you’re getting a little more dressed up for the occasion, checkout ModCloth’s Sweetheart Shop which features vintage inspired silhouettes from XS to 4X that will have you falling head over heels. These are the perfect option for any Valentine’s Day ensemble. Valentine’s Day ‘Self-Love’ It’s been a long year, so I think we could all use a little self-love. One great option is from Birchbox. If you’re like me, you’re less ‘beauty obsessed’ and more ‘beauty casual’. You can’t spend all your time sorting through beauty products, so you prefer a simple and personalized way to explore different options. Birchbox exists to simplify all of the beauty and grooming product options for you and do a great job selecting product samples tailored to your specific beauty profile. For $15 a month, you can purchase the subscription for yourself or a gift subscription for someone special on your list. Also check out Versed - the cleanest drug store brand out there, period! They have an incredible product called Dew Point, which is great if you want to keep your skin hydrated but don’t like the feeling of traditional cream textures. It absorbs instantly and leaves your skin feeling refreshed and never greasy. Last year, they sold one unit every 3 minutes and 45 seconds, so it’s a popular pick! You can find it online at versedskin.com or in-store at Target. At-Home Fitness Routine We’ve all had to adjust this year, and I think everyone learned one valuable lesson. We need to make the most of our space! Especially those of us living in smaller apartments. So, check out JAXJOX, the ultimate space-saver and the perfect addition to at-home workout routines. The Kettlebell goes from 12-42lbs in the click of a button - and the system includes smart tracking, saving you, and a partners, reps, weight, sets, and power! It’s pretty darn cool and provides the gym experience we’ve all been missing. For more information, visit Bollare.com or follow @Bollare on Instagram. About Allie Fister: Alle Fister is the Principal and Founder of Bollare Communications, a full service beauty, fashion and lifestyle communications firm with offices in London, NYC, Los Angeles and Newport Beach. Fister began her career as an early employee at women’s online retailer, Shopbop, where she headed the brand’s communications. Ultimately, Shopbop was acquired by Amazon, and Fister launched her firm, Bollare, with Shopbop as her first client. Today Bollare works with clients such as Barbie, Blank Denim, Charlie Holiday, Josie Maran, Innisfree, Missguided, Modcloth, and Timberland across marketing, pr and communications. In her free time, Fister is on the Founding Team of I am a voter., a proud mother and wife, and an active yogi. Fister has appeared on over 400 regional and national broadcast segments such as the Today Show, EXTRA, CBS Early Show, MTV’s TRL, and had standing segments on E! News, TV Guide Channel, Soap Talk. About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

February 10, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Chew on This: How to Choose the Healthiest Snacks

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/4u9Fhl4GE4w Stressful times call for comfort food and for many people that means turning to snacking. Before the pandemic, consumers were snacking more than ever – with a focus on healthy products and ingredients. In 2020, there was a surge in packaged foods with consumers buying groceries online instead of going to the store. But snacking has gone beyond just the foods we eat – now snacking is bringing us together for comfort and connect and we’re looking for snacks that are delicious and nutritious! But not all snacks are created equal and research has indicated that consumers want their food to work for them. One in 4 consumers are looking for health benefits from food, and heart health ranks high among what they seek. The best snacks are multi taskers: They do a ton of things at once, providing a powerful combo of: protein, healthy fats & fiber – all are important to keep you feeling satisfied longer. And almonds provide all three components along with a variety of important nutrients. Bonnie Taub-Dix – Blue Diamond partner, Registered Dietitian and author of Read It Before You Eat It – Taking You from Label to Table – conducted a nationwide media tour in conjunction with D S Simon Media and YourUpdate TV to discuss healthy snack options from Blue Diamond. With Blue Diamond, consumers can always have nutritious items on hand. For example: Almond Breeze Almondmilk is made with real California almonds, and is fortified with vitamins and minerals that are essential to a healthy diet. Shelf Stable Almond Breeze Almondmilk lasts for a year unopened in the pantry. Whole Natural Almonds – Just 28 almonds can help satisfy hunger including 6 grams of plant protein. Crave Almond flavors: From Wasabi & Soy Sauce to Spicy Dill Pickle, Salt ‘n Vinegar to Honey Roasted – these almonds will satisfy hunger and give you a nice kick of flavor. Almond Breeze Almondmilk is an excellent source of calcium with 50% more calcium than dairy milk*. In fact, it’s an excellent source of calcium and vitamins D and E as well as a good source of vitamin A. Almond Breeze is a great choice for people who prefer foods that are low in calories, sugar-free, lactose-free, gluten-free, or for those who follow a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. Almonds are incredibly nutritious. Just 28 Whole Natural almonds provide 6 grams of plant protein, 3 grams of fiber, healthy fats and they’re an excellent source of biotin, vitamin E, a good source of magnesium and so much more. With plant-based diets being so popular these days, almonds and Almond Breeze Almondmilk are so versatile they’re perfect ingredients for meals and snacks anywhere from smoothies, to stews and baked goods to meet consumers wherever they are along their health journey. For more information you can visit BlueDiamond.com *Almond Breeze: 35% DV (450mg); Dairy milk: 25% DV (300mg) - 1 cup of dairy milk contains 300mg calcium vs. 1 cup of Almond Breeze contains 450mg calcium About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

February 09, 2021 10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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