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NIFTY GAMES® LAUNCHES NBA® CLASH™ FOR MOBILE; NBA® STARS JAYLEN BROWN & JAMAL MURRAY NAMED AS HIGHLIGHT ATHLETES

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Nifty Games™ announced today the launch of NBA® Clash™ on iOS™ and Android™ platforms with NBA ® stars Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray featured as highlight athletes. Brown and Murray, alongside the full roster of NBA ® players bring a new level of intensity to mobile with exclusive special abilities that pack a big punch! Licensed by the NBA® and NBPA, NBA® Clash™ is an action-packed mobile game that’s a must-play for armchair power forwards, casual hoops fans and sports fanatics looking for intense basketball action. Featuring all 30 NBA® teams and over 100 individual players, NBA® Clash™, is a quick-session, real-time PVP mobile game, designed with highly intuitive controls and eye-popping visuals. Gamers worldwide will be able to compete head-to-head in 3-on-3 games, featuring first to eleven scoring. “It’s tip-off time,” says Jon Middleton, CEO of Nifty Games™. “We’ve designed NBA® Clash™ to bring the intense, fast-paced action of the NBA® to life on mobile from the ground up. Gamers will be fired up to face off head-to-head with custom teams of their favorite NBA players to rain down three’s, break ankles and wreck rims against friends and opponents around the world. Nifty Games™ is excited to have NBA® stars Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray join the team as our highlight players and deliver the best mobile sports game ever!” NBA® Clash™ Launch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka3mtMbGsns&feature=youtu.be Commenting on the launch of NBA® Clash™ Jaylen Brown, shooting guard for the Boston Celtics™ said, “Being able to play basketball on mobile devices wherever I am in the world is pretty cool. The game has a lot of action and is fast paced. I like that the fans can enjoy the game of basketball through a mobile experience and I’m excited to be part of it. The guys at Nifty Games™ did a really nice job.” Point guard for the Denver Nuggets™, Jamal Murray, commented, “Ever since I was a kid all I wanted to do was play basketball - and now I can also do it on mobile thanks to the guys at Nifty Games™ who’ve created a fun, fast-paced NBA® experience that can be played at anytime, anywhere.” Fans and gamers can play NBA® Clash™ now by visiting the iOS™ and Android™ platforms. For more information, visit www.nbaclash.com and @NBAClash on Twitter About Nifty Games Nifty Games is a mobile-first developer and publisher of quick-session, head-to-head sports games. To date, the company has raised funding from leading sports, video game, and technology focused investors. The company is based in California. Learn more at www.niftygamesinc.com. Follow us on Twitter at @NiftyGames. All copyrights, trademarks, logos and brands are property of their respective owners. Contact Details Embracer Freemode PR prteam@embracerfreemode.com

November 10, 2022 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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NIFTY GAMES® LAUNCHES NBA® CLASH™ FOR MOBILE; NBA® STARS JAYLEN BROWN & JAMAL MURRAY NAMED AS HIGHLIGHT ATHLETES

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Nifty Games™ announced today the launch of NBA® Clash™ on iOS™ and Android™ platforms with NBA ® stars Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray featured as highlight athletes. Brown and Murray, alongside the full roster of NBA ® players bring a new level of intensity to mobile with exclusive special abilities that pack a big punch! Licensed by the NBA® and NBPA, NBA® Clash™ is an action-packed mobile game that’s a must-play for armchair power forwards, casual hoops fans and sports fanatics looking for intense basketball action. Featuring all 30 NBA® teams and over 100 individual players, NBA® Clash™, is a quick-session, real-time PVP mobile game, designed with highly intuitive controls and eye-popping visuals. Gamers worldwide will be able to compete head-to-head in 3-on-3 games, featuring first to eleven scoring. “It’s tip-off time,” says Jon Middleton, CEO of Nifty Games™. “We’ve designed NBA® Clash™ to bring the intense, fast-paced action of the NBA® to life on mobile from the ground up. Gamers will be fired up to face off head-to-head with custom teams of their favorite NBA players to rain down three’s, break ankles and wreck rims against friends and opponents around the world. Nifty Games™ is excited to have NBA® stars Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray join the team as our highlight players and deliver the best mobile sports game ever!” NBA® Clash™ Launch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka3mtMbGsns&feature=youtu.be Commenting on the launch of NBA® Clash™ Jaylen Brown, shooting guard for the Boston Celtics™ said, “Being able to play basketball on mobile devices wherever I am in the world is pretty cool. The game has a lot of action and is fast paced. I like that the fans can enjoy the game of basketball through a mobile experience and I’m excited to be part of it. The guys at Nifty Games™ did a really nice job.” Point guard for the Denver Nuggets™, Jamal Murray, commented, “Ever since I was a kid all I wanted to do was play basketball - and now I can also do it on mobile thanks to the guys at Nifty Games™ who’ve created a fun, fast-paced NBA® experience that can be played at anytime, anywhere.” Fans and gamers can play NBA® Clash™ now by visiting the iOS™ and Android™ platforms. For more information, visit www.nbaclash.com and @NBAClash on Twitter About Nifty Games Nifty Games is a mobile-first developer and publisher of quick-session, head-to-head sports games. To date, the company has raised funding from leading sports, video game, and technology focused investors. The company is based in California. Learn more at www.niftygamesinc.com. Follow us on Twitter at @NiftyGames. All copyrights, trademarks, logos and brands are property of their respective owners. Contact Details Embracer Freemode PR prteam@embracerfreemode.com

November 10, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Hear the Holidays: Ways to Help People with Hearing Loss Enjoy the Holidays

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/yQwa2WRw59E The holidays are a time to share special moments with loved ones and celebrate those relationships, but if you have hearing loss and are struggling to hear or follow conversations, you may feel disconnected from family and friends this holiday season. Often, feelings of embarrassment or frustration can cause individuals with hearing loss to stop socializing or participating in events or activities that they used to enjoy. According to a HearingLife and Harris Poll survey, 72% of people with hearing loss wish their hearing was better to enjoy holiday and special gatherings*. HearingLife is celebrating the holiday season with the “Hear the Magic. Love Your Ears” holiday campaign accompanied by the second annual “Magic of Giving Back” program aimed to help those with hearing loss gain back the joyful sounds of the holiday season. "We understand the challenges that come with hearing loss, such as difficulty following conversations and feeling embarrassed," said Dr. Leslie Soiles, Chief Audiologist, HearingLife. "At HearingLife, we believe everyone deserves to hear their favorite sounds of the season and we want to help those in need regain their confidence and enjoy connecting with loved ones during the holiday season." For the opportunity to receive free hearing aids through the “Magic of Giving Back,” people can submit either a personal story, or a story on behalf of a loved one, explaining why they are a candidate for the gift of hearing. To learn more and share your story, visit www.HearingLife.com/Magic by November 12th About HearingLife: HearingLife is a national hearing care company and part of the Demant Group, a global leader in hearing healthcare built on a heritage of care, health, and innovation since 1904. HearingLife operates nearly 700 hearing care centers across 42 states. We follow a scientific, results-oriented approach to hearing healthcare that is provided by highly skilled and caring professionals. Our vision is to help more people hear better through life-changing hearing health delivered by the best personalized care. To learn more, visit: https://www.hearinglife.com. *Survey Method: This survey was conducted online within the United States by The Harris Poll on behalf of HearingLife from August 19-23, 2021, among 2,044 adults ages 18+, among whom 253 have hearing loss. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables and subgroup sample sizes, please contact hearinglife@kaplow.com. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 10, 2022 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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NIFTY GAMES® LAUNCHES NBA® CLASH™ FOR MOBILE; NBA® STARS JAYLEN BROWN & JAMAL MURRAY NAMED AS HIGHLIGHT ATHLETES

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Nifty Games™ announced today the launch of NBA® Clash™ on iOS™ and Android™ platforms with NBA ® stars Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray featured as highlight athletes. Brown and Murray, alongside the full roster of NBA ® players bring a new level of intensity to mobile with exclusive special abilities that pack a big punch! Licensed by the NBA® and NBPA, NBA® Clash™ is an action-packed mobile game that’s a must-play for armchair power forwards, casual hoops fans and sports fanatics looking for intense basketball action. Featuring all 30 NBA® teams and over 100 individual players, NBA® Clash™, is a quick-session, real-time PVP mobile game, designed with highly intuitive controls and eye-popping visuals. Gamers worldwide will be able to compete head-to-head in 3-on-3 games, featuring first to eleven scoring. “It’s tip-off time,” says Jon Middleton, CEO of Nifty Games™. “We’ve designed NBA® Clash™ to bring the intense, fast-paced action of the NBA® to life on mobile from the ground up. Gamers will be fired up to face off head-to-head with custom teams of their favorite NBA players to rain down three’s, break ankles and wreck rims against friends and opponents around the world. Nifty Games™ is excited to have NBA® stars Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray join the team as our highlight players and deliver the best mobile sports game ever!” NBA® Clash™ Launch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka3mtMbGsns&feature=youtu.be Commenting on the launch of NBA® Clash™ Jaylen Brown, shooting guard for the Boston Celtics™ said, “Being able to play basketball on mobile devices wherever I am in the world is pretty cool. The game has a lot of action and is fast paced. I like that the fans can enjoy the game of basketball through a mobile experience and I’m excited to be part of it. The guys at Nifty Games™ did a really nice job.” Point guard for the Denver Nuggets™, Jamal Murray, commented, “Ever since I was a kid all I wanted to do was play basketball - and now I can also do it on mobile thanks to the guys at Nifty Games™ who’ve created a fun, fast-paced NBA® experience that can be played at anytime, anywhere.” Fans and gamers can play NBA® Clash™ now by visiting the iOS™ and Android™ platforms. For more information, visit www.nbaclash.com and @NBAClash on Twitter About Nifty Games Nifty Games is a mobile-first developer and publisher of quick-session, head-to-head sports games. To date, the company has raised funding from leading sports, video game, and technology focused investors. The company is based in California. Learn more at www.niftygamesinc.com. Follow us on Twitter at @NiftyGames. All copyrights, trademarks, logos and brands are property of their respective owners. Contact Details Embracer Freemode PR prteam@embracerfreemode.com

November 10, 2022 02:36 PM Eastern Standard Time

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The Market Votes: Amesite Releases Study of E-Learning Success For Global Company

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Learn More about Amesite Inc. by gaining access to the latest research report The results are in for a study on Amesite Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMST) eLearning platform, and it looks like a resounding success. Amesite, which harnesses cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver customizable courses through its white-label platform, completed a case study in October on EWIE Group of Companies (EGC), a large company that used Amesite’s technology to upskill its global workforce. Companies everywhere are realizing the new challenges of training and upskilling their employees in a remote economy. But many are held back by old-fashioned learning systems that are no longer fit for that purpose. As companies look for modern online platforms, the corporate eLearning market has grown to $117 billion. EGC’s search for an eLearning solution led it to partner with Amesite for its integrated, easy-to-access learning platform. As a commodity-management services company, EGC sought a solution for both retaining and upskilling its employees. With the outcome of the collaboration published, Amesite feels like it’s gotten an A+ on a difficult test. Results Of Study May Indicate Strong Performance When EGC approached Amesite, it faced several challenges. It needed learning tools that ensured employee engagement across the company, but it struggled to surmount this problem without integration of its educational courses across its platforms. With nearly 1,000 employees at over 240 factories around the globe, EGC needed a scalable solution for upskilling their employees that would be accessible to all. Amesite provided a solution with its customized Learning Community Environment ® (LCE SM ), rolling out access to 53 courses for EGC employees in just four days. Before the end of the first quarter, employees were scoring 91% on the learned material that had a target pass score for passing of 70%. While Amesite operates in a similar space to Coursera Inc. (NYSE: COUR) and Powerschool Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PWSC), it sees its platform as a more thoroughly accessible option. Its white-label system is customizable for a company or educational institution’s specific needs, while its AI provides updated information for learners, within an infrastructure that is intuitive and easy to navigate. “Having people with the most advanced skills is a huge competitive advantage for us,” EWIE Group of Companies President Jay Mullick said. “Amesite is at the center of all our business process training at EGC. We have appreciated the support of their team throughout the relationship. Using Amesite’s global upskilling technology platform enables our people to gain the know-how to meet our most demanding customers’ needs quickly and efficiently.” To learn more about Amesite, visit its website. Amesite Inc., an artificial intelligence driven platform and course designer, provides online products in the United States. The company uses machine learning to offer a mass customized experience to learners. Its customers include businesses, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, and non-profit organizations. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Amesite, Inc. +1 734-876-8141 info@amesite.com Company Website http://www.amesite.io

November 10, 2022 10:27 AM Eastern Standard Time

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US Navy Veteran Todd Harmon Talks Shop and Shares Growth Strategies for Minuteman Press Franchise in Cincinnati

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US Navy Veteran Todd Harmon is no stranger to owning his own business. Prior to joining the Minuteman Press franchise family in April 2018, Todd had previously owned other small businesses and franchises. His Minuteman Press design, marketing, and printing center is located in the Kenwood area of Cincinnati, Ohio, at 7681 Montgomery Road. In this interview, Todd shares why he chose Minuteman Press, how his military and business experience has helped him in the printing industry, and how products such as signage and mailings with a heavy focus on Every Door Direct Mail have helped spur the growth of his printing business. What is your professional background? Todd Harmon: “I am a United States Navy Veteran. Prior to franchising, I owned an independent small business that manufactured new and refurbished pallets in the wood products industry. I have also previously owned two other franchises in the retail and restaurant industries. I chose Minuteman Press due to its #1 ranking in print franchising and the excellent work-life balance it would provide my family. Both of my children now work in the business with me. It also appealed to me as a privately owned company with a great royalty structure for franchisees.” What has the support from Minuteman Press International been like for you? Todd Harmon: “Local support from my field rep Ryan McIntyre and RVP Gary Nowak has been outstanding. They are a great resource when I need to discuss hiring/personnel and major business decisions. The FLEX software support team is always very responsive to our needs.” How do you describe your business and capabilities to potential clients? Todd Harmon: “I explain to clients that we are actually a print and small business marketing and consulting firm. Because of my previous business experience owning two other successful local franchises prior to Minuteman Press, I can really relate to these folks and help them reach their target customers through effective print and mail marketing strategies. Our customer service and fast turnaround times really set us apart from the competition.” What are the high-demand products and services that have really been helpful for your clients? Todd Harmon: “Signage, including installation if applicable, with fast turnaround times have really helped our clients. We can drop ship anywhere for them even on weekends. Quick design services for budget-conscious small businesses are much-appreciated by our customers. Our #1 key growth area is in direct mail services. We have also built a very strong Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) business. We work with and educate our customers through every step of the EDDM process.” What are some of the key ways you’ve grown your business? Todd Harmon: “Our high level of customer service and fast turnaround times have led to many referrals. We have grown through participation in a local BNI networking group. I am committed to consistent SEO/SEM marketing, email blasts, direct mail, and always promoting our EDDM services at every opportunity.” How would you best describe your community? Todd Harmon: “We enjoy a very dense business community around our shop. There are offices, medical facilities, restaurants, and many non-profit firms in our local area, as well as schools and many large church organizations. All of our clients demand a high level of professional customer service that we strive every day to meet.” Why do you think printing remains so vital to businesses today? Todd Harmon: “Print is a more trustworthy advertising medium and can allow you to reach a more targeted audience. For instance, I believe an engaging, tangible EDDM mail piece with a strong offer will yield a higher ROI than other advertising mediums, especially for restaurants and home repair/service businesses.” What are the biggest rewards of owning your business? Todd Harmon: “Following my military service, I have always owned my own business. I get great satisfaction from operating a profitable customer service focused small business. I enjoy the challenge.” What advice would you give to other owners right now? Todd Harmon: “Minuteman Press gives you the freedom to make the print shop your own, allowing you to focus on your strengths. Embrace it and have fun. Also, h ire staff that will help you build a culture of customer service in your shop. ” Todd Harmon’s Minuteman Press franchise is located at 7681 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236. For more information, call 513-531-7600 or visit their website: https://minuteman.com/us/locations/oh/cincinnati22/ Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities and see Minuteman Press franchise reviews at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

November 10, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Sharp App Wins David Meltzer Helmed Entrepreneur Pitch Competition, 2 Minute Drill

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Sharp App, a sports betting app dedicated to the empowerment of bettors through AI-powered tools, analytics and educational programming, announced its co-founder and COO Jason Mezrahi competed and won $50,000 in cash and prizes pitching the Sharp App to a celebrity panel of entrepreneurs on David Meltzer’s “pitch only” show, the 2 Minute Drill. The full episode of the show can be viewed on the show’s website through the following link, 2 Minute Drill: Season 4, Episode 2. Hosted by legendary entrepreneur, investor, and best-selling author, David Meltzer, 2 Minute Drill features entrepreneurs from all walks of life competing each week for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes. Five contestants have two minutes to deliver their most convincing pitch. During Episode 2, Meltzer was joined on the judges panel by notable entrepreneurs: Former NFL Star and CEO of Lights Out Brand - Shawne Merriman Kennected CEO - Devin Johnson CEO and founder of National Business Capital - Joe Camberato “It’s amazing to be recognized by such an esteemed group of successful entrepreneurs,” said Mezrahi. “While our tech driven tools and services are second-to-none in the sports betting market, what really separated Sharp App from the other contestants was our commitment to sustainable profitability through our lean operation and meticulous approach to user acquisition and retention. We’re looking forward to leveraging the prize money into the next great innovation from Sharp App.” In Oct. 2022, Sharp App was announced as part of the HPL Digital Sport and Cardinal Sports Capital Accelerator Program based on the company’s growth, ability to scale and development of new innovative tools. Since 2021, Sharp has held an 80% month-over-month premium subscriber retention rate and provided upgrades and scaled content for its Game Center a centralized hub of news, trends, lines and betting information, and Sharp Academy, a multimedia masterclass that will teach all skill levels different aspects of sports betting, led by sports betting expert John Alessia. For more information please visit: https://sharp.app/ To download the app: App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/sharp-app/id1557592668 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sharpapp ABOUT SHARP APP Founded in 2020, by sports betting and fantasy experts and executives from Win Daily and DFS Army, Sharp is a first-of-its-kind sports betting app. Sharp provides an all-in-one platform experience of multimedia content, tools and solutions developed specifically to educate and empower sports bettors to make smarter decisions and manage their actions. Follow Sharp on social media - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok. ABOUT DAVID MELTZER David Meltzer is the Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire. He is one of the world's top entrepreneurs, investors and business coaches. David has been recognized by Variety Magazine as their Sports Humanitarian of the Year and awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. David is the Executive Producer of the Apple TV series 2 Minute Drill and Office Hours. He is also the executive producer of Entrepreneur’s #1 digital business show, Elevator Pitch. David is featured in many books, movies, and TV shows such as World’s Greatest Motivators, Think and Grow Rich and Beyond the Secret featured on Netflix. Contact Details Michael Adorno +1 212-931-6143 madorno@hotpaperlantern.com Company Website https://sharp.app/

November 10, 2022 09:01 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Thanksgiving Feasts To Go from Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. November 10, 2022--( 500NewsWire )-- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is making Thanksgiving very easy this year with its complete Thanksgiving Feasts available for pre-order through Saturday, November 19. Meals will be scheduled for pick up on November 22 or November 23. Firebirds will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 24th. The award-winning contemporary polished restaurant is offering a choice of a traditional Turkey Feast, Ham Feast, and Turkey Ham Combo, at participating restaurants and while supplies last. The Thanksgiving Feasts are generously portioned and serve up to six people. “While our restaurants will be closed on Thanksgiving Day so our staff can enjoy the holiday with family and friends, Firebirds has prepared a choice of expansive Thanksgiving meals that will make any table a deliciously memorable feast,” says Chef Steve Sturm, senior vice president food and beverage at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. Orders can be easily made at firebirdsrestaurants.com or taken over the phone. Firebirds makes curbside pick-up quick and convenient on Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., and on Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill locations. Delivery is unavailable for this limited time offering. Additional specialty side items are available with the purchase of a Thanksgiving Feast, and cooking instructions are included with each order. In addition, Firebirds is offering a holiday gift card promotion. For every $100 in gift cards purchased in-store or online, guests will receive $20 in “bonus cards.” For more information visit firebirdsrestaurants.com/gift-cards/. This special offer is available now through December 31st and “bonus cards” are valid for redemption from January 1 – February 9, 2023. Thanksgiving Feasts serve up to six people and priced at $159.95 per Feast, and include the following (while supplies last): Turkey Feast • Roasted sliced Turkey & Gravy • Parmesan Mashed Potatoes • Cornbread Dressing • Cranberry Sauce • Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Thyme Butter • Broccoli Cheddar Casserole • Bread and whipped butter • Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding Ham Feast • Brown Sugar Glazed Sliced Ham • Parmesan Mashed Potatoes • Cornbread Dressing • Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Thyme Butter • Broccoli Cheddar Casserole • Bread and whipped butter • Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding Turkey & Ham Combo Feast • 2 Pounds Roasted sliced Turkey and Gravy • 2 pounds Brown Sugar Glazed Sliced Ham • Parmesan Mashed Potatoes • Cornbread Dressing • Cranberry Sauce • Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Thyme Butter • Broccoli Cheddar Casserole • Bread and whipped butter • Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding Add On Side Items (for an additional charge, with the purchase of a Thanksgiving Feast) • Deviled Eggs • Lobster Queso • Family Meal Salads – BLT, Caesar, Mixed Greens • Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding (serves 6) • Family Mac & Cheese • 4 pounds Ham • 4 pounds Turkey • Chicken Tenders tray served with Honey Mustard & Roasted Garlic Ranch • Gallon of Tea, Lemonade, and Arnold Palmer • Baked French Toast with Fresh Berries Mimosa Kits* • Makes 5-6 cocktails • Recipes are provided • Orange juice served with a bottle of Wycliff Root champagne • Must be age 21 or over to pick up • Not available in Alabama, Arizona, Pennsylvania* About Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, a polished casual American restaurant and steakhouse, is an energetic twist on the traditional grill featuring a boldly flavored menu in a stylish, fire-centric atmosphere. Signature menu items include hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood filleted in-house and seared over locally sourced hickory, oak, or pecan wood on Firebirds’ exposed wood-fired grill. Complementing its inviting dining room, a patio with seasonal comforts and the award-winning FIREBAR® are additional gathering spaces inside the restaurant. Firebirds has been named one of ten ‘Breakout Brands’ by Nation’s Restaurant News, and the 2022 Diners’ Choice Winner awarded by OpenTable. Firebirds supports sustainability efforts and partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, and surpassed $3 million raised for childhood cancer research through the sale of fresh-squeezed lemonade. To become a member of Firebirds Inner Circle, order ToGo online or to make a reservation visit firebirdsrestaurants.com Contact: Lesley Gamwell 404-309-6915 lgamwell@rountreegroup.com Contact Details Lesley Gamwell +1 404-309-6915 lgamwell@rountreegroup.com Company Website https://karta.io/

November 10, 2022 08:53 AM Eastern Standard Time

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RIPKEN BASEBALL WINS ECONOMIC IMPACT AWARDS IN MARYLAND AND FLORIDA

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Ripken Baseball®, the leader in youth sports events, announced it has been named 2022 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management. The Ripken Experience® Aberdeen and the Ripken Select Tournament at Publix Sports Park in Panama City Beach, Fla., received the honor from the leading publication in sports tourism. The Ripken Experience ® Aberdeen is where it all started for Ripken Baseball nearly 20 years ago. Following the addition of two new state-of-the-art MLB replica fields in April, the 2022 baseball season in Aberdeen was the biggest in the complex’s history. Ripken Baseball brought over $47 million in economic impact to Maryland’s Harford County during their 2022 season. In partnership with Visit Harford, The Ripken Experience® Aberdeen provided a Big-League experience for over 20,000 participants and welcomed more than 90,000 visitors through 38 tournaments. As part of its continuous growth in youth sports, Ripken Baseball took its Ripken Select Tournaments to Panama City Beach, Fla., from June 5-10, 2022. In partnership with Visit Panama City Beach, Ripken Baseball provided a Big-League experience at the Publix Sports Park for 50 teams and more than 700 participants. The one-week economic impact totaled over $2.7 million. Based on the popularity of the first-time event, the tournament will return to Panama City Beach in June 2023. “This recognition is a credit to our incredible staff and local partners in Aberdeen and Panama City Beach,” said Mike Kenney, Executive Vice President of Ripken Baseball. “From our Ripken Select Tournaments to our Ripken Experiences nationwide, the 2022 season was record-breaking across all our properties. We are looking forward to building on this success in 2023.” Sports Destination Management recognized award winners in a special feature published in the November/December 2022 issue. The entire article with full details on the winners can be found HERE. About Ripken Baseball Ripken Baseball brings teammates, coaches, and families together through its Big-League Experiences, while teaching the values of the game, and how to play it the right way – the Ripken Way. Recently expanding the best experience in youth sports to satellite locations through Ripken Select Tournaments, 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), and The Ripken Experience® Elizabethtown (Kentucky). About Sports Destination Management Sports Destination Management is written for the largest audience of sports event managers and tournament directors in the sports tourism market and maintains a focus on the important issues surrounding event location decisions and event management. With content from experts and thought leaders, SDM provides in-depth coverage of sports event planning and execution through incisive and relevant articles as well as insightful, real-world case studies showcasing best practices and successful event production. In addition to the publication, SDM offers extensive digital resources through www.sportsdestinations.com and the e-newsletter SDM Blitz, both providing decision support tools for organizers to ensure successful events at all levels of play. About Due North Media A market leader for more than two decades, Due North Media, a division of Due North Consulting, Inc., is a niche business-to-business publisher providing media services to executives within specialized vertical markets impacting economic development including corporate site selection, business development, market-to-market events and sports tourism via publications, digital media, qualified list marketing and custom publishing. Founded in 2001, Due North Consulting, Inc. has helped niche marketers obtain their goals for a decade and a half. The principals of the company have over 40 years of business-to-business advertising and marketing experience. It has been their mission to serve readers, clients and employees with integrity, humility and a continuing quest for the achievement of excellence. Contact Details Eric Nemeth +1 602-502-2793 nemeth@ericpr.com Company Website https://ripkenbaseball.com/

November 10, 2022 08:37 AM Eastern Standard Time

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