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Executive VP & Director of Training Michael Jutt Talks Minuteman As We Celebrate 50 Years of Minuteman Press

Minuteman Press International Inc

As Minuteman Press International celebrates 50 years in business, we are continuing the celebration of our history. Michael Jutt first started with Minuteman Press as a press operator in the original Farmingdale shop in October of 1974, which was the second location that opened after Plainview. At just 19 years-old, Mike was hired by Roy Titus, and the rest is history. When Minuteman Press decided to become a franchise, Mike was promoted to Director of Training; he created the first Minuteman Press training program and became an integral part of the company’s expansion into franchising. Mike remains a huge part of our success today as Minuteman Press International’s Executive VP & Director of Training. How did you first get started with Minuteman Press and the Titus family? Mike Jutt: “I was hired in October of 1974 by Roy Titus. George Holzmacher worked for Roy already and he said I should meet with Roy about a job in Farmingdale. At the time, I was working two jobs, one being in printing, and I wanted to be an attorney. I wasn’t sure I wanted to commute to Farmingdale since I lived and worked in Merrick and was attending Nassau Community College. I went to the Farmingdale shop to meet with Roy. When he arrived, we went outside of the shop, behind the building. Roy and I spoke about what he wanted for the Farmingdale shop, as he was looking to make some changes. He asked me how much I was making. At the time, I was making $110/week at the printing job. Roy offered to match, but I explained the extra gas money and time I’d be spending on the commute. He smiled and then offered me $120/week to get started, and I accepted the offer. That’s how my time with Minuteman Press started, working in the Farmingdale shop that Bob Titus was managing. We worked very hard to get the business up and running, it was fun.” What was it like working in the Farmingdale shop when you first started? Mike Jutt: “I had worked in one other neighborhood quick print shop before Minuteman Press, and I was very impressed my first day of employment when I saw Bob Titus come back to the shop with a marketing assistant. The fact that they were out knocking on doors and direct marketing our printing service was to me very different and unheard of at the time for printers. I asked the other press operator who that was that just walked in, and he said that was Roy’s son Bob. The differences between Minuteman Press and other print shops were a few things. First, I saw that they were actively marketing to build the business. We had a ton of work. Second, the type of equipment that we had – Multi-Graphics equipment – had better capabilities than what other quick printers were using. Third, we also had a huge focus on customer service, shop appearance, and quality work. Another game-changer is when Roy came in one day and handed me a brochure for a new piece of equipment made by 3M, which was a superior plate system to enable multicolor printing. This was the missing piece of what we needed to bring Minuteman Press to the next level. We had the press, we just needed a better plate system that could handle color inks as well as it did black ink. We thoroughly tested the plate system with the press and evaluated the cost. The result was that we now had the perfect package to achieve multicolor printing when other quick printers did mostly single-color or just black. The 3M plate was the ticket.” When Minuteman Press started franchising, what was it like for you creating the first training program? Mike Jutt: “The next major thing that happened was Roy discussing expanding the business and moving into franchising. He promoted the business opportunity and brought interested parties into the Farmingdale location to see what we were doing. The interest was really high from the people that Roy brought in, and years later, Roy told me it was during this time where he really noticed and recognized my abilities as a hardworking young man. At age 20, Roy made me Director of Training, and it was my responsibility to teach the new franchise owners everything about our business.” What do you think are the key reasons for the success of Minuteman Press as the franchise kept growing? Mike Jutt: “I credit the success of Minuteman Press as a franchise to leadership, hard work (long days and long weeks), treating the owners as true partners, caring and supporting our owners, and helping them achieve their success. Roy Titus said you need to treat people like you want to be treated. Roy not only preached it, but he also practiced it, and that was one of the biggest keys of our success as we grew and expanded the company.” What are some of the key aspects of the original training program that remain as core principles today? Mike Jutt: “From the launch of the training department, we have focused and communicated the importance of owners becoming experts in 5 major areas: Customer service Marketing their business Delivering quality products Keeping an incredible top appearance of their business and anything that represents their business Management with an emphasis on financial management Within each of these areas, there is extensive training today covering every detail of what these items actually encompass.” What are some of the key ways that the training program and Minuteman Press have evolved over the years? Mike Jutt: “The biggest areas that we’ve always been at the forefront of are research, development, and technology. Printing technology and enhancements with 3M products in the early days got better and better. With that said, one of the big first big efficiencies was added when our first pricing program was developed. In 1977, a new franchise owner from Dallas, Texas named Cal Baker came to the training program. Cal previously worked for EDS (Electronic Data Systems). He noticed that all of our formulas were mathematically logical and that they could be automated to save hours and hours when pricing jobs. I was intrigued by Mr. Baker’s knowledge and what he was going to do, and after he wrote the software, I told Roy I had to go to Dallas to look at what he created. Roy told me, “Whatever you have to spend to research anything that helps our owners and our company, spend it. If it’s going to help our owners, it’s going to help all of us. So, I went to Dallas and saw that the computer was made by Radio Shack. The original model was called a TRS 80 and it had 16K of memory. The program was stored on a regular cassette and at the time, this was a real game changer. After the trip to Dallas, myself and Dave Scadin enrolled in a programming course offered by Radio Shack and we learned basic programming to enhance and modify what we had. We would never ask our owners to buy equipment such as a computer until we tested it. I contacted the Tandy Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas and convinced them to give us 10 computers as a trial, which we distributed to owners to test at 10 locations. We let the owners test it for 60 days and then they had to either give it back or buy the computer. 100% of the owners purchased the computer and none of us have ever looked back. From that point forward, we continued to invest in software development uniquely written to our policies and production. This protected us from software companies going out of business and gave us long-term advantages that we still benefit from to this day.” Mike continues: “Another key milestone for us was the advent of digital printing. The first Apple Mac computer that came with a printer was released in 1984. Digital printing technology emerged with desktop publishing thanks to companies like Apple, IBM, and HP. For our industry, this was great because we could create various different styles and designs on very economical equipment. It also replaced photo typesetting, which took a lot longer and was a very big investment. We quickly recognized that digital printing would evolve. In the beginning, we also recognized that the two technologies could coexist. Today, approximately 40 years later, that is absolutely what happened. The ability, production, and ease of use of the digital equipment has only made Minuteman Press an even better company. And partnering with our key suppliers Xerox, Konica-Minolta, and Hewlett-Packard has brought us improved productivity and profits.” Is there anything else you’d like to share? Mike Jutt: “Minuteman Press today has evolved to be so much more than what it was when we first started. We have developed and refined systems, policies, procedures, and a company that has a long-standing culture of caring for our owners in 5 countries. And from a personal perspective, with the diversity of products and the need for those products, the opportunity for entrepreneurs is incredible. I personally feel honored to be able to experience the emergence of such a fantastic company, Minuteman Press International.” For more information on Minuteman Press products and services, visit https://minuteman.com. Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities and read 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

April 18, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shareholders Asked to Vote for Reduced Power for Chairman/CEO of ‘Woke-A-Cola’

National Legal & Policy Center

The annual meeting for The Coca-Cola Company is next Tuesday, April 25, and shareholders will be asked to vote on a proposal that would increase accountability for the company’s Chairman and CEO, James Quincey. National Legal and Policy Center is sponsoring Proposal No. 8 on the company’s proxy statement, which requests the Board of Directors to require the two powerful roles now occupied by Quincey to be split between two individuals. NLPC argues that Quincey has inappropriately engaged the company in multiple divisive political issues that are not in the fiduciary interest of Coca-Cola or its shareholders. As an investor in the company, NLPC has filed a report to the Securities and Exchange Commission that explains its rationale for appointing an equally authoritative counterpart to keep Quincey’s left-leaning political excursions in check. “James Quincey, invoking the name of ‘Coca-Cola,’ has repeatedly weighed in on issues like opposing the Georgia election integrity law and in support of Black Lives Matter, pointing out the alleged racial sins of America,” said Paul Chesser, director of the Corporate Integrity Project for NLPC. “His careless rhetoric only harmed the company’s reputation, since 2022 voter turnout in the Peach State elections was extremely high. Meanwhile, Quincey has highlighted Coca-Cola’s hypocrisy by doing extensive business in China, while saying nothing about the communist government’s genocide and enslavement practices.” In its report to the SEC, NLPC points out several examples of Quincey’s leadership failures, including: entering Coca-Cola in a multi-company effort as co-signer of a letter that opposed plans by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2018 to restore definitions of “sex” to remove the term “identity,” for the purposes of Title IX enforcement of gender discrimination in civil rights law; signing the Company’s name to a 2019 letter in support of the so-called “Equality Act,” which would have added “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin” discrimination protections in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – which would have squashed almost all other rights and freedoms Americans possess, including speech, association, privacy, and property rights; held mandatory “anti-racist” training in 2021 that instructed employees to try to “be less white,” which included recommendations to “be less oppressive, be less arrogant, be less certain, be less defensive, be less ignorant, be more humble, listen, believe, break with apathy, (and) break with white solidarity;” providing $2.5 million in grants for left-leaning organizations that included $500,000 to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, a deeply racist, anti-law enforcement organization that spent millions of dollars in corporate donations to enrich its leaders and their family members, and purchased several multi-million dollar mansions for personal use; engaged Coca-Cola in a multi-company letter-writing campaign to urge a “permanent legislative solution to enable (illegal immigration) ‘Dreamers’ who are currently living, working, and contributing to our communities to continue doing so” – a policy many Americans characterize as “amnesty;” opposed the “Heartbeat Bill” when it passed the Georgia Senate in 2019, signing a letter of objection with other businesses. The bill prohibited abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, with exceptions for cases that involve rape, incest, and saving the life of the mother. NLPC’s report to the SEC also notes that since Quincey immersed Coca-Cola in controversial political issues, the company’s stock performance has lagged behind its chief competitors (like PepsiCo), when he should have been focused on his fiduciary priorities. “Coca-Cola, like almost every company that combines the power of chairman and CEO in one person, claims they do so to maximize returns for shareholders,” Chesser said. “But the opposite is usually the case. The board needs a stronger counterpart to put the kibosh on Mr. Quincey’s political activities.” 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. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

April 18, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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New Alvarez & Marsal Spring 2023 Consumer Sentiment Report Highlights Impacts of Inflation, Recession Expectations, Newfound Optimism

Alvarez & Marsal Consumer and Retail Group

· Category spend up from fall 2022 for basic needs, experiences, gifts & indulgences · Half of consumers are taking a vacation this spring/summer, up 14% from last year · Consumers believe inflation has yet to peak and majority are preparing for a potential recession Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal’s Consumer and Retail Group (A&M CRG) today released its newest consumer report, Consumer Sentiment Survey Spring 2023, which looks at the impacts of inflation and resultant changes in consumer spending over the last year, as well as spending expectations for the coming six-month period. This is the fourth installment of its bi-annual Consumer Sentiment Report, based on a survey of 1,500+ consumers matching the U.S. adult population according to gender, age, ethnicity, region and income. The report covers various changing behaviors in response to personal finances and the state of the economy, including consumers’ shopping priorities by category, concerns over rising prices, vacation plans, and other factors that will affect purchase decisions this spring/summer, and more. “Our objective was to understand how the financial headlines American consumers have been hearing is affecting them in terms of their optimism or lack thereof, their buying patterns and expectations, and their preferred shopping channels,” noted Jonathan Sharp, Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal’s Consumer and Retail Group, and lead author of the study. “What we found is that the ‘recession is coming’ drumbeat has got through to US consumers and they expect a slowdown in the coming months. That’s all theoretical for now and the reality is that the US consumer is still punching – spending plans are up, inflation-fatigue is being overcome and optimism is back in fashion.” The study found that: · Consumer expectations on things getting better, saving more, having more money, and plans to spend the same or more on basic needs were all up from fall 2022 · Among shopping priorities by category, all non-essential categories were up this season compared to fall 2022 · Vacation spend is up year over year – half of respondents are taking a vacation this spring/summer, and 31% of those taking a vacation plan to travel internationally (+12% y-o-y) · 65% of consumers believe that prices will continue to rise, and two thirds believe the U.S. will be in a recession within the next year “Retailers should capitalize on this optimistic mindset by balancing consumer preferences, managing inventory, and driving traffic in-stores & online” added Jonathan Sharp. “But smart retailers will remain agile should consumer mindsets revert.” To download a pdf of Consumer Sentiment Survey Spring 2023, please visit: https://alvarezandmarsal-crg.com/insight/consumer-sentiment-survey-spring-23/ The Alvarez and Marsal Consumer and Retail Group (CRG) is a management consulting firm that tackles the most complex challenges and advances its clients, people, and communities toward their maximum potential. CRG combines the best of A&M’s broader firm's bias toward action and practicality with deep consumer and retail industry experience. CRG partners with businesses across a wide range of categories including Food & Beverage, Beauty & Personal Care, Grocery, Mass Merchandise, and Apparel & Footwear to drive significant performance improvement. Contact Details David Schneidman dschneidman@alvarezandmarsal.com Company Website https://www.alvarezandmarsal.com/industries/retail/retail

April 18, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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As He Pretends Anheuser-Busch is an American Company, CEO Brendan Whitworth Fails Leadership Test

National Legal & Policy Center

Anheuser-Busch has finally addressed the controversy that has embroiled the company since April 1 when it centered a Bud Light promotion around transgender “influencer” Dylan Mulvaney. Only problem is, Anheuser-Busch CEO Brendan Whitworth released a statement Friday addressing the issue by not addressing it, accomplishing nothing but to underscore his own helplessness and guaranteeing that the conflagration will continue. Whitworth’s statement asserted that “we never intended to be part of a discussion that divides people.” But nowhere could he even say what the “discussion” is about, as if the topic was too hot to even mention. He doesn’t say it was a mistake for a beer company to promote transgenderism, nor does he defend the ad campaign. It is as if he had to say something if only to quiet his coterie of underlings and PR consultants who were no doubt urging him to say something. He took the faintest stab possible to assuage consumers who might most object to the promotion by saluting “military, first responders, sports fans and hard-working Americans everywhere.” But he could not state the obvious about why all these great people might object to Dylan Mulvaney, namely that men cannot become women, and that it is a folly for anyone, much less a beer company, to advance this lie. Unfortunate for Whitworth, he is handcuffed by the company’s long association with activists who would turn on him as quickly and eagerly as they have accepted his company’s support and money over the years. Anheuser-Busch gets a perfect 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign so-called Corporate Equality Index, and the company promotes gender ideology in its internal training programs. Whitworth fails the leadership test. It’s easy to lay claim to effective institutional management when all the choices are good. Real leadership becomes evident, however, when the choices are bad. But maybe we shouldn’t be so hard on poor Whitworth because his authority as CEO is not what is seems. Whitworth, whose actual title is “CEO North American Zone,” proudly reports that Anheuser-Busch was “founded in America’s heartland more than 165 years ago,” but he does not mention that the company was sold to the multinational InBev in 2008. The company is now known as Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/NV, and is incorporated and headquartered in Belgium. In addition, CEO Michael Doukeris is a Brazilian citizen. According the company’s website, nine of its 12 directors are appointed by something called “Stichting Anheuser-Busch InBev,” which it describes as “a foundation organised under the laws of the Netherlands, which represents an important part of the interests of the Belgian founding families of the Company and the interests of the Brazilian families previously shareholders of AmBev.” So, Whitworth’s real bosses are a group of ultrarich Europeans and South Americans, who will ultimately act in what they perceive to be their own interests, not those of American beer drinkers. These plutocrats attempt to keep the attention off their wealth by buying off the activists who might challenge it. That is why the company panders to, and bankrolls, a host of woke causes worldwide. Like Unilever, another Europe-based multinational whose American subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s plunged it into controversy (when it ended ice cream sales in the disputed territories of Israel), Anheuser-Busch InBev abets social and political causes that undermine the cultural values and economic interests of the consumers they purport to serve. National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) sponsors the Corporate Integrity Project. When Anheuser-Busch was still an independent company, NLPC filed a series of shareholder proposals seeking disclosure of its financial support for political and social activist groups. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

April 17, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Leading Psychologist Explains Why Teaching Kids to Manage Stress is Key to Overall Wellbeing

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

If a child is not sleeping or eating well, irritable or anxious, these could be early signs of mental health challenges ahead. “Teaching children about stress and how to manage the stress response is an important way of developing emotional intelligence, building resilience, and preventing future physical and mental health problems,” said Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy.D., President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. “Too many children experience daily stress related to pressures at school, problems with friends, separation or divorce of parents, personal illness or that of a family member, changes in their bodies, difficulty balancing school and extracurricular responsibilities, and more. There are also residual stressors from having lived through a pandemic that we know have had a very serious impact on children’s development. And sadly, too many children live with serious chronic stress as a result of poverty, food insecurity, homelessness and violence,” she added. Dr. Nealon, a clinical psychologist and mother of two, has just written an illustrated book for primary school children, “The Amazing Four’s Very Stressful Day,” in which four friends come together to learn about stress and how to manage it. Available now at Barnes and Noble, Dr. Nealon's book taps into her wealth of knowledge and experience about stress management to give parents and caregivers a tool to help children develop stress management skills. This book is the first in a series to educate adults and children about mental health wellbeing. “Even in young children, prolonged stress can trigger a cycle of emotion-regulation challenges, which can turn into anxiety, depression and behavior problems,” she said. "Parents and caregivers play a crucial part in helping children develop effective coping mechanisms. Through early identification and the creation of a supportive environment, adults can help children develop the skills needed for mental health wellbeing.” Dr. Nealon recommends the following t o help children understand and manage their own emotions and those of others: 1. Identify stress symptoms early. These can include emotional and physical signs such as withdrawing from people, slipping grades, or frequent headaches and stomach aches. 2. Practice coping skills, such as breathing, seeking support from others and positive thinking. These have immediate benefits and can also be used long-term for combat complex issues. 3. Strengthen the parent-child relationship. When parents understand and support their child’s stress management, it can foster trust, build resilience, and instill courage and confidence. “The U.S. Surgeon General and the American Academy of Pediatrics have declared a national child mental health emergency” said Dr. Nealon, “By addressing stress early, we can mitigate circumstances that contribute to this emergency and begin the long, difficult road to turning the mental health crisis around.” # 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

April 17, 2023 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Knox Wire Announces the Launch of Trustless Gold-Backed Currency

Knox Wire

The new product enables governments, corporations and financial institutions to hedge against the instability of the financial system while at the same time keeping funds extremely liquid. Holding the precious metals backed currency provides an entity with the security of physical metals while being able to instantly convert and send cross-border payments to over 20,000 institutions in nearly 200 countries. This trustless system will provide users with a secure way to store and send wealth without relying on a potentially vulnerable banking system for storage, settlement or redemption. With this new launch, Knox Wire continues its mission of providing an alternative financial infrastructure to send real-time cross border payments. The Launch of a Gold-Backed Currency with a Trustless Mechanism Knox Wire's new gold-backed currency operates on a trustless mechanism, providing reliable value stability as the metals backing PMBC will not be held by the company, but regional, redemptive trusts located globally. These trusts will be in centralized locations in North America, Europe and Asia. They ensure that no entity is solely reliant on Knox Wire, a potentially vulnerable financial system, or any single company, for redemption. This trustless mechanism can provide users with peace of mind that their assets are always backed one to one, and always accessible. Setting a New Standard in Financial Security The issue with traditional gold backed currencies is that gold can be prone to volatility on its own. The way PMBC will work to counteract this volatility is by backing each PMBC with one gram of gold, one gram of platinum and one gram of palladium. Reducing potential volatility by distributing any potential market risk between three of the strongest performing precious metals. PMBC offers substantial benefits to traditional options, including; immediate liquidity, trustless redeemability, distributed backing, and the security of Knox Wire’s immutable, distributed ledger. When combined with the services of Knox Wire, PMBC is a solution that sets a new standard for the usability of precious metals. About Knox Wire Knox Wire is a real-time gross settlement network that combines financial messaging and cross-border payments with local payouts to over 20,000 Financial Institutions (FIs) in nearly 200 countries. More details about Knox Wire are available on the project's website and on the social media pages listed below. Twitter | Facebook Contact Details Knox Wire Josh Huchinson Josh@knoxwire.com Company Website https://knoxwire.com/

April 16, 2023 05:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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LunaOne Announces Campaign to Burn Nearly 90% of Total XLN Supply

Luna One

The campaign kicked off on April 10th, 2023, with the burning of one billion XLN in addition to revealing plans to burn 100% of the company’s XLN, which is nearly 90% of the total supply. LunaOne, a leading Web3 project harnessing virtual technology to create a premier entertainment multiverse, is proud to announce its XLN Burn Campaign, incorporating a further deflationary mechanism that rewards holders and encourages long-term investment. LunaOne seeks to leverage the burning of nearly 90% of the total XLN supply and the resulting scarcity to increase token value, making it more attractive to investors before the big launch. Burning tokens combats inflation and typically increases the value of token holdings—encouraging long-term investment and reducing short-term speculation or volatility. To strengthen community engagement at significant milestones, LunaOne has scheduled multiple burns within Q2, including 750,000,000 XLN on April 26th, May 10th, May 24th, and June 7th. The final burn amount will be determined June 21st, 2023. The final burn amount will be determined based on several factors including staked XLN, rewards for holders, contest payouts, promotions, and completing KYC for some XLN holders. The XLN Burn Campaign will not impact any relaunch plans, but rather provide significant benefits for the LunaOne multiverse and its holders. XLN will then become a hyper-deflationary token utilizing a deflationary utilization system. About LunaOne LunaOne is a hyper-realistic open-world concept with a focus on impactive gaming, education, work, and social life. The main mission of the LunaOne project is to lay the foundation for a global meta-infrastructure creating an enhanced ability to earn, study, play, and attend superior entertainment events—all powered by XLN. Website: www.lunaone.com Contact Details LunaOne Cory Cozad Info@lunaone.com

April 15, 2023 12:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Grand National Offers and Free Bets 2023

Acroud Media

The 2023 Grand National is here and, as ever, there is huge betting interest from punters up and down the country. For those choosing to bet on the Grand National online, there is the chance to claim Grand National betting offers from some of the best horse racing betting sites the industry has to offer. These offers include Grand National free bets and we have compiled a list of the best and most attractive for punters — both experienced and casual. Continue on to find Grand National betting sites, free bets and betting offers. Grand National Betting Sites We have identified each of the UK betting sites below as the best bookmakers for when it comes to placing your Grand National bets. In addition, there is also the option to enjoy Grand National live streaming from each of these bookmakers, too. Betfred William Hill bet365 Betway BetUK BetVictor Mr.Play Grand National Free Bets Betfred - Bet 10 Get 40 in Free Bets New 18+ UK customers only. Register using the promo code WELCOME40, deposit and place first bet of 10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. 30 in Free Bets and 10 in Free Spins (50x0.2) credited within 10 hours of bet settlement. Free Bet stakes are not included in any returns. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply. Claim Betfred Offer Here William Hill - Bet 10 Get 10 in Free Bets 18+. Play Safe. 10 bonus. New customers only. Minimum 10 stake on odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater on sportsbook (excluding Virtual markets). Further terms apply. Claim William Hill Offer Here bet365 - Bet 10 Get 30 in Free Bets Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. 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T&C’s Apply. Claim BetUK Offer Here BetVictor - Bet 10 Get 5 in Free Bets + 10 Free Spins 18+ New customers only. Opt in, deposit & bet min 10 on Grand National (odds 2.00+) before 17:30 GMT on 15.04.2023. No cash out. Get 5 free bet and 10 free spins. Bonuses valid 7 days. Card only. Full T&Cs apply. Begambleaware.org. Claim BetVictor Offer Here Mr.Play - Bet 10 Get 10 In Free Bets 18+, Welcome Bonus: New Players only, 1st Deposit, Min Deposit: £10, max £10 bonus, valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement. System bets no eligible. Full T&Cs apply. Claim Mr.Play Offer Here Grand National Betting Offers In addition to the free bets that can be claimed above, there are a number of betting offers that will typically be posted at the time of the Grand National. These offers can be claimed by both new and existing customers if they are promoted by your selected bookmaker and give extra value to your Grand National bets. There is plenty of Grand National betting offers that you will likely find from any one of the bookmakers listed above in the build-up to the big race. Each-Way Extra Places Given there are as many as 40 runners in the Grand National each year, many punters will spread their bets out over each-way selections. The industry standard is to pay out for each-way results for up to four places on normal races of such a size, but bookmakers have been known to stretch as far as six or even seven places at the time of the Grand National. Be sure to check how many places your bookmaker is promising to pay out on before placing your bets. Non-Runner No Bet If you decide to go early with your Grand National bets ahead of time — not including ante-post markets — you will be covered by the non-runner no bet offer. With this, Grand National punters can bet safe in the knowledge that should their selection not run in the race for any reason, they will be refunded their stake in cash. Be sure to check that your betting site offers non-runner no bet insurance before placing your bets days in advance of the race. Enhanced Odds Enhanced odds is a promotion regularly used by bookmakers on the biggest horse races as a method of giving more value to selections. More often than not, you will see enhanced odds on a short-odds favourite in a race as a means of convincing more punters to put money on it. For example, a 2/1 horse could be boosted to 4/1 to add value. Faller Insurance There are a total of 30 fences for runners to navigate in the Grand National, with it being one of the most testing and difficult races in the sport. As such, it is unfortunately common to see fallers and riders unseated during the race, but many bookmakers offer insurance if this happens to one of your selections. Typically, you will get a set percentage of your stake back as a free bet if this occurs during the race. Best Odds Guaranteed Best Odds Guaranteed is a common horse racing betting offer used on UK and Irish racing by most bookmakers. With this in place, if your selection wins and the starting price (SP) is greater than the price when you backed it, you will be paid out at the bigger odds. Best Odds Guaranteed is commonly seen throughout online betting sites and is one of the biggest advantages of betting online compared to in a betting shop and will apply to the Grand National. FAQs When is the Grand National? The Grand National will take place on Day 3 of the Randox Grand National Festival on Saturday, 15th April 2023. What time is the Grand National? The Grand National is set to be run at 5:15pm GMT. Where is the Grand National held? The Grand National is held annually at the famous Aintree Racecourse in Merseyside, England. How many horses run in the Grand National? 40 horses are declared to run in the Grand National each year, which includes 30 fences and is run over a distance of 4 miles and 2½ furlongs. What are the best Grand National Betting Offers? Take a look above to see all of the best Grand National betting offers that can be claimed by both new and existing customers. Where can I get Grand National Free Bets? Grand National Free Bets can be claimed with each of the bookmakers listed above including Betfred, William Hill and bet365. Why do Free Bets payout less? Free bets will payout less than a normal bet with real money as your stake is not included in the return. Who won last year’s Grand National? Last year’s Grand National was won by 50/1 Noble Yeats, who is one of the favourites to win this year’s race. Contact Details Acroud Media info-media@acroudmedia.com

April 15, 2023 04:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Enrich Lives throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania This Summer with Two Ways to Support United Disabilities Services.

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Winter is finally letting up, so it’s time to get out and enjoy! While planning your future events, consider spending some time supporting Lancaster County, Pennsylvania-based non-profit United Disabilities Services (UDS). Whether you’re looking to dress to the nines at a gala or dust off your clubs for a golf tournament, there are a variety of services and programs in which you can be involved to enrich lives and expand boundaries for people throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania and beyond. Annual Gala The UDS Foundation’s Annual Gala raises critically-needed funds to support its mission and provide personal care and support services for people with physical and age-related disabilities and mobility issues. These services enhance their clients’ independence and enrich their lives, along with the lives of their families, caregivers, and the community. The event will occur from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at the Lancaster Country Club at 1466 New Holland Pike in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Enjoy a cocktail reception with passed hors d’oeuvres followed by a seated dinner with a cash bar. While you’re there, enjoy exclusive bidding opportunities on live and silent auction items as well as raffles. Event Details: UDS Foundation’s Annual Gala Lancaster Country Club: 1466 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 Individual Tickets: $150 Table of Eight: $1,100 Table of 10: $1,350 Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Event Page: https://udservices.org/annual-gala-2023 Tickets: https://udservices.org/gala-ticket-sales/ Silent Auction Items: https://udserv2023.ggo.bid/bidding/package-browse 4th Annual Service Dogs Golf Tournament UDS will host the fourth annual golf tournament supporting its Service Dogs on Friday, August 18, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Crossgates Golf Club located at 1 Crossland Ps in Millersville, Pennsylvania. Golfers can play in groups of up to four and enjoy activities like a hole-in-one contest to win a $10,000 cash prize, longest drive, putting contest, silent auction, raffles, and more! Registration forms can be found online here and must be completed and submitted by August 1. If you have any questions about this event, please contact lorib@udservices.org. Event Details: 4th Annual Service Dogs Golf Tournament Crossgates Golf Club: 1 Crossland Ps, Millersville, PA 17551 Player Registration: $135 Putting Contest: $10 Mulligans: $5 each (max. 2 per golfer) Friday, August 18, 2023, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. More Information: https://udservices.org/events/3rd-annual-service-dogs-golf-tournament/ Event Page: https://udservices.org/golf23 About UDS Foundation UDS Foundation is a Lancaster, PA-based organization whose mission is to improve the lives of people with physical and age-related disabilities. UDS accomplishes that by providing a variety of home- and community-based services to help people with disabilities enjoy safer, happier, and more independent lives in the comfort of their homes. Incorporated in 1970, UDS has evolved from a small organization to a company providing a network of 12 different programs through several nonprofit and for-profit entities. UDS serves individuals with disabilities, including the aging and veterans, throughout Pennsylvania and coordinates a network of business partners and satellite offices in multiple counties. For more information, visit www.udservices.org. Contact Details United Disabilities Services Madison Baber +1 210-213-2426 madison@rprfirm.com Company Website https://udservices.org

April 14, 2023 02:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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