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This Purposeful Online Learning Company Is Forging Ahead

Amesite Inc.

Learn More about Amesite Inc. by gaining access to the latest research report For Amesite Inc. (NASDAQ: AMST), the beginning of the fourth quarter is an opportunity to look back on some of its exciting news as well as the momentum it has built from the third quarter. This includes some key partnerships with universities, multi-institution buyers and businesses. In August, Amesite announced it was expanding its partnership with Wayne State University’s College of Engineering to move their Amesite-powered platform — Warrior TechSource — to Amesite’s V5 eCommerce platform. This gives Warrior TechSource the added capabilities of Amesite’s scalable e-commerce ecosystem, to expand its streamlined and integrated course learning services to a 30,000-strong student and alumni network. That same month Amesite announced the launch of the Conner Prairie Learning Portal. An Amesite Learning Community Environment ® LCE SM, the Conner Prairie portal is geared toward providing teachers, parents and K-12 students with easy-to-use, collaborative courses. The package also includes Amesite’s integrated eCommerce solution which can provide subscription-based course bundles that give users access to all of Conner Prairie’s courses. Forging Ahead with Multi-Institutional Deals: NAFEO and Amesite Other companies offer opportunities for online education, including Coursera Inc. (NYSE: COUR), Powerschool Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PWSC) and 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU). Among the leaders in the industry, Amesite proudly announced several other key partnerships this quarter that allow its platform to facilitate a variety of digital education experiences. One major announcement was Amesite’s collaboration with the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO). The company will work alongside the membership organization to provide its LCE SM solution to 188 historically black colleges and universities and predominantly black institutions. The ambition is impressive – NAFEO’s colleges and universities collectively enroll over 70,000 students and have the potential to offer professional learning to more than 7 million alumni. Part of the collaboration will involve raising $30 million to go toward providing access to the LCE SM. Since the announcement, five new colleges have joined NAFEO and Amesite’s collaborative alliance, becoming members of NAFEO’s Center for Opportunity and Equity (COE). COE would gain access to eLearning courses through the Amesite-powered LCE SM platform if the bid for funding is successful. In a recent interview, Amesite CEO Ann Marie Sastry spoke of the importance of integrated, trustworthy eLearning in the future of higher education and professional skill development. As the job market cools, professionals need just-in-time education and upskilling to stay competitive in the current, tech-driven market. Amesite believes its collaborations this quarter have helped advance this development in eLearning to meet the growing market needs. 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 22, 2022 09:15 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Breaking the Stigma Around Obesity and Weight Loss Medication

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There is a long history of stigma surrounding obesity and weight loss medications. When diet and exercise don’t lead to effective weight loss, sometimes it’s our biology that’s holding us back. Recently, Dr. Rekha Kumar, Head of Medical Affairs at Found, conducted a satellite media tour to talk about personalized weight loss and its benefits. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/qUhnxU91uPY Science shows that our biology can dictate up to 70% of weight gain, loss, and maintenance — yet the weight loss industry still reduces a person’s success to diet, exercise, and willpower. A variety of biological factors like genetics, hormones, metabolic rate and others contribute to our body’s “setpoint weight,” which is a certain weight that your body favors that is usually at the higher end of the scale. Your body wants to stay at this weight and fights hard to keep you there, and will even lower your metabolism or amp up your hunger signals to get back to your set point weight. Blaming obesity on a lack of willpower can take a psychological toll, causing people to feel shame, guilt, frustration or judgment, and fail to address biology as the core issue. Why Prescription Medication for Weight Loss? Obesity is a complicated disease that affects 40% of the US population, and it takes a personalized approach to each individual’s biology to treat it. Prescription medication can help people lose weight by fighting against their biology. Some medications work by suppressing appetite, and others work by curbing cravings. Weight loss medications have different mechanisms, and a doctor will have to evaluate if you're a good candidate for any of them. Not every medication is right for every person, and it’s common that if one doesn't work, a clinician might recommend trying a different medication. Historically, clinical care pathways for obesity management have only been available for patients at premiere academic medical centers, and typically have long wait lists. The Found’s program addresses a clear gap in access to weight care: Today, more than 40% of Americans have obesity, and yet only 1% of physicians specialize in obesity medicine. The medications Found offers are supported by clinical evidence to be highly effective and safe for helping aid with weight loss. Found has seen that members receiving medication plus behavior change support on the Found program have lost at least 13% more weight, and in some cases up to 229% more weight, than people receiving the same medication in clinical studies. Found is the largest online weight care clinic in the country, helping more than 160,000 Americans with their weight loss journey to-date. Found offers 13 different medications that can be combined to create more than 60 different possible treatment paths, available through their Prescription Program, each uniquely paired to address a person's biological and medical history. Found’s wide toolkit of medications fundamentally helps to serve a broader audience than others in the space. The Practice of Responsible Prescribing Found-affiliated providers are trained in the Found treatment protocol, which looks at various factors to determine the medication that will be safest and most effective for a member’s individual needs.Found-affiliated practitioners prescribe both FDA-approved branded anti-obesity medications as well as off-label generic combinations when determined safe by the treating clinician. The medications prescribed are the same medications that are offered in premiere academic medical centers.Treatment through the Found platform expands access to obesity treatment by bypassing long waitlists for appointments and copays for visits at in-person clinics. Found-affiliated medical providers are expected to always provide treatment and care that is in the best interest of their patients. For more information on Found’s weight care program, please visit joinfound.com Bio for Dr. Rekha Kumar, M.D., M.S. Dr. Rekha Kumar is recognized as an international leader in the field of Obesity Medicine. She is Head of Medical Affairs at weight care platform Found, as well as a practicing endocrinologist at an academic medical center in New York City. She also served as the former medical director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Kumar has lectured internationally on the topic of the medical assessment and treatment of obesity. She has published several papers and textbook chapters in her field and serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Obesity. She is frequently quoted in the media on topics ranging from the diabetes epidemic in the United States to discussing fad diets, exercise trends, and the complications of Covid-19 in patients with obesity. Dr. Kumar’s areas of expertise include the clinical assessment of patients with obesity and metabolic syndrome, the effect of obesity on reproductive health and fertility, and thyroid disease. Dr. Kumar completed her undergraduate studies at Duke University then received her master’s degree in Physiology from Georgetown University. She continued on to receive her M.D. from New York Medical College and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kumar obtained her clinical fellowship in the combined Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism program at the Weill-Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Kumar has traveled abroad to India, China, and Tanzania to understand the scope of metabolic disease globally. She serves on the board of advisors of the Duke Global Health Institute. Dr. Kumar is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, and Obesity Medicine. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 22, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Plant-Based Holiday Meals

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In recent years, plant-based milk alternatives like oatmilk have become incredibly popular, progressing from small coffee shops to the shelves of the largest supermarkets in the country. You may be surprised to learn that oatmilk has a variety of uses beyond your morning cup of coffee – including taking the place of traditional dairy in some of your most beloved recipes. Recently, Registered Dietician and Nutrition Expert, Mia Syn teamed up with Oatly to discuss the benefits of oatmilk and how to incorporate it into your favorite recipes during the holiday season. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/HhFWuhFS9CM Whether you’re dairy-free, vegan, or simply looking to switch things up, oatmilk is a versatile and nutritious option with plenty of benefits. Derived from plant-based ingredients, meaning its free from any animal-based byproducts, oatmilk provides a number of nutrients, including fiber and vitamin B12. Oatmilk is a great option for those with dietary restrictions, such as lactose intolerance or nut allergies. In general, oatmilk is also better for the climate when compared to dairy milk. The go-to for Mia is always Oatly. The world’s original and largest oatmilk company, Oatly offers a large array of products, from oatmilks to frozen desserts, that can be enjoyed individually or incorporated into some of your favorite recipes. Mia shared some great recipes you can try at home, created by Chef Amanda Cohen, owner of Dirt Candy, an award-winning, Michelin-starred vegetable restaurant in New York City. To accompany your next holiday dinner? Roasted Carrots with an Oatgurt Dressing. A simple and easy way to brighten up a classic side dish, it starts with a cup of plain Oatly Oatgurt mixed with different herbs, spices and olive oil. And for dessert? A deliciously fun twist on classic pumpkin pie, Pumpkin Pie Oat Bars made with Full Fat Oatly Oatmilk. If you’re looking for more, Oatly recently released an entire YouTube series dedicated to finding out if different time-honored recipes could withstand the challenge of swapping in oatmilk in place of dairy called Will It Swap? To watch Oatly’s Will It Swap? series, or for more recipe inspiration, visit Oatly.com. About Mia Syn: Mia Syn, MS, RDN is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and founder of Nutrition By Mia, a popular online wellness destination frequented by millions of readers around the globe. She holds a Master of Science in human nutrition from Columbia University and has been featured by dozens of major media outlets including Women's Health Magazine, Cosmopolitan and SHAPE. As one of the most recognized and trusted young nutritionists in the country, she has helped hundreds of her clients and millions of her readers lose weight, improve their health and develop better sustainable eating habits for life. About Oatly: We are the world’s original and largest oat drink company. For over 25 years, we have exclusively focused on developing expertise around oats: a global power crop with inherent properties suited for sustainability and human health. Our commitment to oats has resulted in core technical advancements that enabled us to unlock the breadth of the dairy portfolio, including alternatives to milks, ice cream, yogurt, cooking creams, and spreads. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, the Oatly brand is available in more than 20 countries globally. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 22, 2022 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Realtors® Reveal Latest Market Insights and Trends Heading into 2023

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/-MsWssY_fMs Buying or selling a home is among the greatest financial decisions an individual or family will ever make. Today’s U.S. housing market is challenging because of high interest rates and low inventory. As housing values remain relatively stable through all of this, there is still an appetite for homeownership in America. With this competitive and ever-changing marketplace, sellers and buyers should use a Realtor ® to help find the right home and negotiate terms of sale. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors ®: Eighty-eight percent of buyers used an agent to help purchase a home. Sellers also turned to professionals to price their home competitively, help market the home to potential buyers, sell within a specific timeframe, and fix up the home for sale. Ninety percent of sellers used an agent to sell their home. A real estate agent provides essential guidance as consumers navigate the legal, financial and community aspects of a purchase, including everything from determining property value to negotiating the price. To learn more about Realtors® and to find a real estate agent visit realtor.com Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 21, 2022 06:32 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Synchrony “Lifetime of Healthcare Costs” Study Indicates People Underestimate Cost of Care Significantly

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Click to view video featuring Jean Chatzky: https://youtu.be/-nGhkeAo0G8 Are You Saving Enough for Future Healthcare Expenses? New research from Synchrony’s “Lifetime of Healthcare Costs” Study reveals the average individual insured Americans cost of out-of-pocket healthcare costs from age 18 to the average life expectancy of age 79. Many of us save for significant costs, such as a home mortgage, a new car, or college tuitions. But when it comes to our own health – which should be the most important thing to take care of – we don’t take under consideration how much we pay annually outside of what is covered by insurance. Jean Chatzky conducted a nationwide media tour in partnership with Synchrony to provide real world advice and steps to help bridge the clear gap between people’s perceptions and the reality of the costs of healthcare today. During radio and TV interviews across the country, Jean Chatzky discussed: What the recent survey said about the cost of healthcare Surprising results from the survey Why it is so important for Americans to understand these out-of-pocket healthcare costs Valuable resources people can use to help manage these costs For more information visit: carecredit.com/lifetime-study/ Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 21, 2022 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Top 5 Homework Help Websites To Improve Academic Performance and Save Time

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Finding good homework websites for students is difficult and time-consuming. That's why we decided to prepare a ranking of the best homework help resources in 2022 to help you cope with study difficulties. Being a student is a challenging thing in the world. Academic requirements become more arduous, making the education process much tougher and slowing down homework preparation. When it becomes impossible to cope with the entire volume of tasks on your own, the student will have to seek help from professionals. That is why we have prepared a rating of the best homework websites. When selecting resources, we were guided by the following criteria: reliability, adequate price, and positive feedback from users. We also researched alluring perks valid for platform users. Thus, we have selected seven sites that meet these criteria: PaperHelp — Best Homework Helper Overall; Cheap Paper Writing — Best for Many Academic Fields Covered; Speedy Paper — Best for Extra Perks; 99 papers — Best Homework Answer Website; Extra Essay — Best for ASAP HW Help. In this selection, you will find reliable school help websites that vary in prices and the services offered. We suggest you check out this review of all the platforms below to catch a general idea of these writing services: PaperHelp: Best Homework Helper Overall PaperHelp is a professional and reliable website to help with homework. A convenient form for making an order: you do not need to scroll through the entire list of services, as they are divided into logical sections: Essays, Dissertation, Admissions, Questions&Problems. You will also be very pleased with the open list of authors, where you can see information about the writer, their specialization, and student testimonials. An open and transparent site policy is a strong indicator of reliability. This platform is a student-oriented site that provides money-saving services and good freebies. A strong client focus is also seen in three quality revisions. The student has the right to apply for amendments within 7 days after receiving the order. On Sitejabber, the service has a 4.75-star rating with 97% positive user feedback, which means something, right? Cheap Paper Writing: Best for Many Academic Fields Covered Having successfully provided academic writing services for 2 years, this service will help you improve your college performance and remove your education-related worries. The homework website for students provides 4 services: academic writing, paper improvement (editing and proofreading), and problem-solving. This platform is a great help to do your homework. The list of services is truly astonishing. You can order an essay and exam notes, ask for help with homework in literally any field, order an online lecture to summarize, and so on. Plagiarism is not allowed for the CheapPaperWriting team. All texts are checked for anti-plagiarism and uniqueness to meet the client's requirements. The platform also offers the list of writers, where you can see the author's competence, rating on the site, and academic degree. To reinforce this promising review, you can check out the testimonials from students who have already used the services of the CheapPaperWriting team. The platform received 5 stars on Sitejabber and 4.5 on Trustpilot. Speedy Paper: Best for Extra Perks Another great college homework help service for writing essays of varying complexity is SpeedyPaper. The main feature of this resource is that the project is not of one market but internationally-oriented. However, these are only some of the peculiarities. Look, a wide range of services + professional writers = cool homework websites. But if we add the ability to pay for orders with Bitcoins, we get a modern product that meets users' requirements and keeps up with the times. Just like SpeedPaper does. Experienced writers will help you cope with such assignments as dissertation writing, proofreading, grading, rephrasing, rewriting, and solving problems with homework. Student-friendly prices make the experience even more amusing. Among other things, there are many cool perks and freebies on the site, such as a database of 12000+ free essays and samples for inspiration to write articles of exceptional quality. Outstanding ratings from users on Sitejabber (4,97) leave no doubt that this is a professional homework help website. 99 papers: Best Homework Answer Website If you think about an essay you are not optimistic about, 99 papers are exactly what you need. This homework help website is suitable for high school and university students of any academic level. You can choose 3 types of writing services: writing, editing, and rewriting. All services are offered at tolerable prices, starting at $9.95 per page. The price on this site varies not only on the complexity and urgency of the essay but also on the choice of writer qualifications. You have 3 types to choose from:: standard (included in the price), top writer (+ $7.99 per page), and ENL writer (+ $8.99 per page). All writers undergo a complex and rigorous selection process, so your choice depends on your preferences and personal considerations. The site also offers extra perks to improve the quality of your paper: Plagiarism Report, Resource Copy, 1-Page Summary, and Priority Support. These are not the essential stuff, but when using them, the experience may be even more enjoyable! To ensure the quality and reliability of the 99 peppers service, you can study customer reviews. 4.6 stars on Sitejabber is a claim to success. Extra Essay: Best for ASAP HW Help ExtraEssay is a real salvation for those who need an essay here and now, which is confirmed by good reviews on Sitejabber. That is high-quality academic homework help for college students offering a wide variety of writing options: from writing school essays and helping with math homework to conducting statistical analysis and writing dissertations. That is a real find for students: 5 academic levels, 40+ topics, additional features in the form of retyping, rewriting, paraphrasing, etc., ability to choose a top writer and premium expert. You can also choose a paper presentation style among Harvard, APA, Chicago, and MLA. Also, this platform is one of the few where you can place an order for a paper 1 hour before the delivery of the essay to the professor. So ExtraEssay deservedly received the title of urgent essay writing service. If you need help finding inspiration and a key idea for your essay, you can use the voluminous base of free essays you will find on the site in the Samples section. Frequently Asked Questions Ordering student paper is always a risk, and we understand that. To alleviate some of your fears and doubts, we have prepared a list of the essential FAQs that may arise when finding the best homework help website. To make your search easier and save time, you can also refer to this article with an excellent rating of homework websites. Is it legal to order a paper from homework solutions websites? Of course, the learning process involves the independent writing of all papers. Thus, texts to order are a violation of ethical academic standards. In terms of law, these social relations are not regulated by the government, which means that buying paper is not something illegal and will not incur any sanctions. What if the professor returns my work for revision? Each teacher has their requirements, and no one excludes such a situation. The best homework help websites usually include in the cost of the order the possibility of making corrections within 10-30 days after the delivery of the paper. The warranty period is an indicator of reliability and transparency. Therefore, when choosing a provider, you should pay special attention to this aspect. Who becomes a writer on the best homework help websites? Selecting writers who provide help with homework is a rather complicated procedure. All potential authors must provide a CV proving relevant work experience, a diploma of education (Master's, Ph.D., sometimes Bachelor's), pass an English language test, and write an essay on the required topic. Therefore, when choosing a site to help with homework, you should prefer those platforms that provide the database of writers so that you can see work samples and reviews from other students. How fast do homework sites do my HW? The time depends on how quickly you need your paper ready. Deadlines on websites usually range from 6 hours to 21 days. However, there are last minute essay writing services, such as ExtraEssay, which we reviewed today. Such platforms can write essays and other assignments in an hour. Of course, this deadline only applies to more complex work, such as writing an introduction to a dissertation or preparing an application letter. Can I get a refund if I don't get a good grade? All reliable, professional sites to help with homework adhere to the Money Back Policy. It is necessary to prove that the paper does not meet the requirements you provided to the writer. If your work was of low quality, you might return the entire amount or 50% / 75% of the amount if the result of the paper did not reach the goal. Final Thoughts Every day, students struggle with many tasks, especially at the end of the trimester or in the senior class. Delegating those tasks that are not a priority is an opportunity to improve your performance and unload the tight schedule. This ranking includes some of the most reliable and high-quality services for writing academic papers. They provide 100% uniqueness of their texts and privacy of user data. The choice of homework helper websites should be handled responsibly, and we will help you with this. Contact Details Edward +1 929-491-3157 edward@halvorsonmediagroup.com

November 21, 2022 12:53 PM Eastern Standard Time

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Trustees Join Homeless Outreach

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Emphasizing that community service is “in the DNA” of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a dozen members of its Board of Trustees last week participated in an outreach project to benefit unhoused people in Los Angeles. About 600 kits, including blankets and personal care items, were collected, boxed and hand-delivered to residents of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, according to Dr. Nadia Rojas Jones, the faculty member who has organized the annual effort with students from the school’s three Southern California campuses for the past seven years. “We are here to show our support of faculty and students in their efforts to help underserved populations, whether it’s those without permanent shelter or in communities of color or people with low income,” said Terrence Joe Layng, Ph.D., Chair of the Board of Trustees. “The commitment to community service is what differentiates The Chicago School-- our students and faculty are deeply involved in the communities they serve,” said Trustee Victoria Dolan, former CFO of Revlon. Every year, The Chicago School’s students provide 1.2 million volunteer service hours in 600 organizations across the United States, according to Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy.D. “There are nearly 70,000 unhoused individuals in Los Angeles County today, a four percent increase from two years ago,” she said. “We know that many of them have mental health issues that are going undiagnosed and untreated.” The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a non-profit higher education institution headquartered in Los Angeles, serves 6,000 students on seven U.S. campuses (including online). Two-thirds of the student body identifies as people of color. # About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology: Integrating theory with hands-on experience, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology provides education rooted in a commitment to innovation, service, and community for thousands of diverse students across the United States and globally. Founded in 1979, the nonprofit, regionally accredited university now features campuses in iconic locations across the country (Chicago, Southern California, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Dallas) and online. To spark positive change in the world where it matters most, The Chicago School has continued to expand its educational offerings beyond the field of psychology to offer more than 30 degrees and certificates in the professional fields of health services, education, counseling, business, and more. Through its engaged professional model of education, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and an extensive network of domestic and international professional partnerships, The Chicago School’s students receive real-world training opportunities that reflect their future careers. The Chicago School is proud to be a part of TCS Education System, a nonprofit, integrated system of colleges and universities that works collaboratively to advance student success and community impact. To learn more, visit www.thechicagoschool.edu. Contact Details Vivien Hao +1 323-893-4743 vhao@thechicagoschool.edu

November 21, 2022 07:00 AM Pacific Standard Time

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As Iger Returns, Disney Must Focus on Vulnerabilities in China

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As The Walt Disney Company announced on Sunday the return of former executive chairman Robert Iger as interim CEO for two years, following the disastrous leadership of Robert Chapek – which drove share value down by 40% this year – a shareholder activist is calling upon the iconic Hollywood executive to scrutinize the company’s business in communist China. National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), which earlier this year called Disney to account for its “complicity in China genocide” at its annual meeting, again will seek disclosure and transparency over its business activities in the far eastern nation with a shareholder proposal it has introduced for the company’s next meeting in March 2023. “We have our doubts about Bob Iger’s return and his willingness to reexamine the company’s relationship with the communist Chinese,” said Paul Chesser, director of NLPC’s Corporate Integrity Project. “After all, under his leadership he launched both the Shanghai and Hong Kong theme parks, and then gave majority control of Shanghai to a consortium of Chinese state-controlled companies. Now Shanghai Disney is locked down under the communists’ ‘Zero COVID’ policy and Hong Kong no longer operates with any semblance of freedom.” “Shareholders must get a better understanding of the further risks to stock value with the company’s entanglements with brutal dictators.” The text of NLPC’s proposal for a “Communist China Audit” report for Disney’s 2023 annual meeting follows: RESOLVED: Shareholders request that, beginning in 2023, The Walt Disney Company report annually to shareholders on the nature and extent to which corporate operations depend on, and are vulnerable to, Communist China, which is a serial human rights violator, a geopolitical threat, and an adversary to the United States. The report should exclude confidential business information but provide shareholders with a sense of the Company’s reliance on activities conducted within, and under control of, the Communist Chinese government. Supporting Statement: American companies doing business in Communist China is a controversial public policy issue. See, e.g., “Doing business in China is difficult. A clash over human rights is making it harder,” April 2, 2021, https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/02/business/nike-china-western-business-intl-hnk/index.html. The Walt Disney Company does business in – and relies on raw materials, finished products, broadcasts, entertainment venues, theme parks, labor and/or services from – entities in China. China is an established serial violator of human and political rights. China is also a hostile adversary of the U.S. for many reasons, including: — China intends to displace the U.S. as the lone global superpower by 2049; — The U.S. has committed to defend Taiwan, which China has militaristically asserted is part of its country and may attempt to seize by force; — U.S.-China relations are tense over a number of issues including China’s military expansion; egregious human rights violations; actions related to the COVID pandemic; intellectual property theft; relentless espionage; elimination of freedom in Hong Kong; and environmental pollution. China has also indicated that it would use its industrial capabilities for strategic purposes against adversaries. Many Chinese companies – which are ultimately under the control of the Communist government – are vulnerable to the U.S. Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, do not adhere to basic auditing standards, and are therefore untrustworthy. China – and by extension the companies it controls – is also identified in the U.S. State Department’s 2022 Trafficking in Persons Report as a state sponsor of human trafficking. It is now subject to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which imposes strict verification of parts and products imported from China, that they are not generated from slave labor. Disney’s extensive ties to China breed reputational risk for the company also. For example, while the company funds groups that promote the interests of homosexual and transgender individuals, the Communist government persistently and vigorously cracks down on those forms of identity within its borders. A July 2022 joint statement from the leaders of the British and American domestic intelligence agencies warned that the Communist Chinese Party is the greatest threat to the international order. “We consistently see that it’s the Chinese government that poses the biggest long-term threat to our economic and national security, and by ‘our,’ I mean both of our nations, along with our allies in Europe and elsewhere,” said FBI Director Christopher Wray. Given the controversial, if not dangerous, nature of doing business in and with China, shareholders have the right to know the extent to which The Walt Disney Company’s business operations depend on Communist China. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or drene@nlpc.org. Please visit http://www.nlpc.org. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. Contact Details Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

November 21, 2022 09:26 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Aimbridge Hospitality, the Largest Hospitality Management Group Worldwide, Selects ACFN As Preferred Vendor, Opening Up New Growth Opportunities

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Interested in being part of the ACFN growth story? Click here to get started! In October, ACFN Franchised Inc. formalized its preferred-vendor status in an agreement with Aimbridge Hospitality, a global hospitality company with approximately 1,500 branded and independent properties. ACFN is the only company providing ATM services to be granted preferred-vendor status by Aimbridge. The agreement came just as both companies made headway on ambitious growth plans. ACFN Becomes An Official Preferred Vendor As Ambridge Enters Rapid Expansion Phase Aimbridge reportedly saw major growth in 2021 and 2022. The hospitality company expanded its operational divisions to focus on acquisitions and growth across multiple geographical regions and hospitality verticals, including the addition of dozens of extended-stay properties through its partnership with Three Wall Capital and its entry into the Mexican market with the acquisition of Grupo Hotelero Prisma’s portfolio of 42 properties. Going into 2023, the hospitality company is continuing to invest in new acquisitions, especially focused on continued expansion across Latin America and Europe. “As the official preferred vendor, ACFN is excited about the new opportunities for ATM placements across Aimbridge’s rapidly expanding portfolio of properties,” said Jeffrey Kerr, Founder and CEO of ACFN. ACFN Is Also Building Expansion Momentum Of Its Own While expansion plans for the largest hospitality-management group in the world are good news for ACFN, the company isn’t solely riding the momentum of its biggest corporate clients. Since its founding in 1996, ACFN has grown into a leader in the ATM industry, providing full-service ATM placements for its 2,700 corporate clients across the nation, including major hotel companies like Aimbridge, Hilton Hotels & Resorts and IHG Hotels & Resorts. That’s largely thanks to strong organic growth generated by ACFN’s inside marketing team. “In 2018 and 2020 ACFN completed two acquisitions that added over 450 new locations to our portfolio and increased transaction volume by 26.5%,” said Kerr. Notable deals in the last 30 days include two new deals to install ATMs at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles and Hilton New York Times Square in New York City. Now, the company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise up to $5 million to fund more acquisitions as it prepares for an influx of new opportunities. The opportunities are the result of the global mergers and acquisition (M&A) market seeing an uptick in deal volume and a decline in average deal value. With M&A activity trending toward smaller but more frequent deals, ACFN already has three more distinct opportunities in its sights. The deals the company hopes to fund with this latest round of crowdfunding are aimed at scaling its business by absorbing competitors that have been hit hard by soaring fuel prices and inflation. In addition to acquiring direct competitors, ACFN is working on adding new revenue streams, including the recent addition of cell phone charging stations and pharmacy vending machines to its product line. Founded in 1996 and franchised in 2003, ACFN Franchised Inc. (“ACFN”) provides services to 2,700+ businesses in 46 states in collaboration with our network of 220+ franchise owners.Since inception, ACFN has provided a cumulative $5,000,000,000 of spending power to support and increase sales for our partner businesses. In just the last 12 months a total of $367,566,000 was dispensed through our network, generating more than $14,500,000 in fee revenue for ACFN. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Jeffrey Kerr Investor-Relations@acfn-solutions.com Company Website https://acfn-solutions.com/

November 18, 2022 02:08 PM Eastern Standard Time

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