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Ethereum Could Hit $14K in 2025 As per Standard Chartered, Ali Martinez Predicts Bitcoin Will Reach $72K; KangaMoon Price Surges

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In recent times, Ethereum (ETH) has been the talk of the town. According to a Standard Chartered prediction, it could reach an impressive $14,000 in 2025. Meanwhile, analyst Ali Martinez foresees Bitcoin (BTC) reaching $72,880. KangaMoon (KANG) is also making headlines as a meme coin in Stage 4 of its presale and analysts predict it will hit $1 in 2024. An Ethereum Price Prediction by Standard Chartered Recently, Ethereum (ETH) has been on the rise. As per CoinMarketCap data, the Ethereum price surged from $2,947 to $3,467 over the last 30 days. In that time, its market cap also rose from $354B to $416B. According to Standard Chartered, the Ethereum ETF approval may push its value to $8,000 in 2024 and $14,000 in 2025. In the next two years, Ethereum is expected to perform at or surpass Bitcoin. The Ethereum crypto also trades above its 100—and 200-day EMAs while boasting 25 green technical indicators. Thus, experts foresee ETH hitting $4,500 within Q2 of 2024. Ali Martinez with a Bullish Bitcoin Price Prediction Bitcoin (BTC) is another crypto that has been soaring recently. In fact, the Bitcoin price rose from $51,100 to $67,250 in the last month. During that period, its market cap increased from $1T to $1.31T. Analyst Ali Martinez predicts that Bitcoin may reach $72,880 soon. The technical analysis of the Bitcoin crypto also paints a bullish picture. For instance, BTC is now trading above its 100 and 200-day EMAs while having 26 technical indicators showing buy signals. For all these reasons, market analysts forecast Bitcoin to reach a value of $84,000 within Q3 of 2024. KangaMoon (KANG): On Pace To Hit $1 While Ethereum and Bitcoin dominate headlines, meme coins like KangaMoon (KANG) are also making waves. This rising presale star has already obtained over $3.4M and is projected to reach $4M before April ends. KangaMoon is preparing to release a play-to-earn (P2E) game that uses its native token, KANG. With KANG, players can buy in-game items and boost their characters’ abilities. This immediately sets KANG apart from 99% of meme coins, which have no utility. Because of this, KangaMoon could emerge as one of the best new meme tokens. What makes KangaMoon different is how they build community. Before its official launch, KangaMoon gives active members of its community free KANG coins through engagement on various social media platforms. In other words, if you share, like or comment on KangaMoon’s social media posts, you may win free KANG before its launch. Currently, in Stage 4 of its presale, KANG has a value of $0.014 - up 180% from its starting price of $0.005. According to experts, this meme coin could be worth around $1 in Q2 of 2024 as a Tier-1 CEX listing is coming..They also base this prediction on KangaMoon’s ties to the P2E games market which Yahoo Finance projects will reach $885M by 2028. Will KangaMoon Pump Faster Than Ethereum and Bitcoin? Currently, KangaMoon has a market cap of $14M. With such a low market cap, KANG has a good chance of faster and more notable growth than Ethereum and Bitcoin. Because of this, KANG could become the next member of the meme coin titans. If interested in this presale, follow the links below and obtain a 10% bonus on each purchase. Discover the Exciting Opportunities of the KangaMoon (KANG) Presale Today! Website: https://Kangamoon.com/ Join Our Telegram Community: https://t.me/Kangamoonofficial Integrating GameFi and Play To EarnEmbark on your quest for glory. Assemble your champions, engage in epic battles or bet on your favorite fighters to earn $KANG tokens and exclusive rewards. Gain control of rare NFTs, unlock exclusive content and build alliances with fellow gamers as you ascend the ranks and leaderboards. Contact Details Kangamoon marketing@kangamoon.com Company Website https://kangamoon.com/

April 02, 2024 12:02 PM Central Daylight Time

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Korean Beauty Brand MIXIK SKIN Launches With Industry First, All-Mist Skincare Line

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MIXIK SKIN, a Korean beauty brand based in Los Angeles, launched today on a mission to break down the barriers of skincare, making it accessible for all, irrespective of age, gender, or skin type. Teaming up with first retail partner Thirteen Lune, MIXIK SKIN’s innovative all-mist skincare line introduces a minimalist yet effective skincare collection designed to simplify routines while delivering exceptional results. Founder Sunny Oh created MIXIK SKIN out of an essential need for a convenient, sanitary, and travel-friendly skincare solution that was fun yet effective. Inspired by Korean beauty practices, Oh joined forces with co-founders Christine Moon and Lena Park, who recognized the transformative potential of mists in skincare, especially for those with active lifestyles, and embarked on a mission to integrate the ease of mists into every facet of skincare rituals. "Society often dictates rigid standards of beauty and skincare, but we believe that everyone deserves access to products that enhance their natural beauty without limitations," said Sunny Oh, CEO and Co-Founder of MIXIK SKIN. "With MIXIK SKIN, we're not just offering sanitary skincare; we're offering empowerment – the freedom to embrace your unique skin journey confidently, conveniently, and consistently." MIKIK SKIN blends the best of both worlds with roots in Los Angeles and production and innovation from Korea. At MIXIK, crafting skincare solutions from luxury-quality ingredients at an affordable rate is imperative to its ethos as the brand aims to cultivate a diverse and inclusive beauty landscape, ensuring that everyone’s skincare needs are addressed at every price point. "As a Korean-American, I've always felt a deep connection to both cultures, and MIXIK SKIN is a reflection of that fusion," said Christine Moon, Managing Director and Co-Founder of MIXIK SKIN. "We're proud to bring the essence of Korean beauty to a global audience, while also championing diversity in an industry that often lacks representation." MIXIK SKIN's debut collection features four essential products: the Cleansing Oil, Jelly Toner, Botanical Serum, and Hydra Cream, all formulated with the rejuvenating properties of blue agave and rosewater. Crafted with a commitment to ethical practices, all MIXIK SKIN products are cruelty-free and vegan, embodying the brand's core values of inclusivity, simplicity, and quality. "We believe that skincare should be both effective and enjoyable, which is why we've curated a line that prioritizes simplicity without compromising on results," said Lena Park, Brand Director and Co-Founder of MIXIK SKIN. "Our products are designed to fit seamlessly into any routine, providing nourishment and hydration for every skin type." MIXIK SKIN is available to shop at www.mixikskin.com and at Thirteen Lune. For more information and updates, visit www.mixikskin.com and follow @mixikskin on social media. Hi-res images, interviews, and media samples are available upon request. About MIXIK SKIN: MIXIK SKIN is a Korean beauty brand based in Los Angeles, dedicated to breaking down the barriers of skincare and making it accessible for all. Founded by Sunny Oh, Christine Moon, and Lena Park, MIXIK SKIN blends the best of Korean skincare wisdom with modern innovation, offering a range of minimalist yet effective products designed for every skin type and gender identity. With a commitment to inclusivity, simplicity, and quality, MIXIK SKIN empowers individuals to embrace their unique skin journey with confidence. Contact Details Six One Agency Cami Carlson camryn@six-one.com

April 02, 2024 08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Consumer Discretionary Sector SPDR Fund (XLY): Tapping Into the Luxury Consumer Market

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The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY) offers investors a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the high-end retail market. XLY offers exposure to the consumer discretionary sector, making it an appealing option for investors looking to tap into the potential of profit margins from high-priced goods and services. This sector includes companies involved in the production and distribution of non-essential goods and services such as electronics, travel, dining out, vacations, video games, toys, and entertainment. A Look At The Top Holdings* Currently XLY's holdings include a comprehensive list of high-performing stocks from industry-leading companies like Amazon (23.14%), Tesla (12.85%), Home Depot (10.07%), McDonald's (4.24%) and Lowe’s (3.96%). These companies cater not only to the luxury goods market, but also to discretionary spending in other areas, ensuring that investors can benefit from a diverse range of consumer spending patterns. Since its establishment in 1998, the XLY fund has amassed over $20 billion in assets under management, with an investor-friendly expense ratio of 0.09%**. The fund aims to replicate the performance of the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Index, providing a comprehensive view of the consumer discretionary space, allowing investors to benefit from the sector's potential growth. Going Strong Year Over Year With the economy on the mend, the consumer discretionary sector is poised to thrive. As consumer confidence strengthens, discretionary spending is anticipated to rise, potentially favoring companies in this sector. In summary, the XLY fund presents a unique method to invest in the high-end retail market. It's an opportunity to delve into the spending habits of wealthy consumers, without the necessity to scrutinize individual companies. With its diversified portfolio and cost-effectiveness, the XLY fund is a noteworthy consideration for investors aiming to harness the potential of the consumer discretionary sector. DISCLAIMER: This is a work of research and should not be taken as investment or financial advice. Therefore, Select Sector SPDRs or the publisher is not liable for any decision made based on the publication. About the Company: Select Sector SPDR ETFs offer flexibility and customization opportunities. Many investors have similar outlooks, but no two are exactly alike. Select Sector SPDR ETFs let investors select the sectors that best meet their investment goals. *Holdings, Weightings & Assets as of 3/31/24 subject to change **Ordinary brokerage fees apply DISCLOSURES The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 common stocks that is generally considered representative of the U.S. stock market. The index is heavily weighted toward stocks with large market capitalizations and represents approximately two-thirds of the total market value of all domestic common stocks. The S&P 500 Index figures do not reflect any fees, expenses or taxes. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses before investing. One may not invest directly in an index. Transparent ETFs provide daily disclosure of portfolio holdings and weightings All ETFs are subject to risk, including loss of principal. Sector ETF products are also subject to sector risk and nondiversification risk, which generally will result in greater price fluctuations than the overall market. Diversification does not eliminate risk. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, which contains this and other information, call 1-866-SECTOR-ETF (732-8673) or visit www.sectorspdrs.com. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, is distributor for the Select Sector SPDR Trust. Media Contact: Company: Select Sector SPDRs Contact: Dan Dolan* Address: 1290 Broadway, Suite 1000, Denver, CO 80203 Country: United States Email: dan.dolan@sectorspdrs.com Website: https://www.sectorspdrs.com/ *Dan Dolan is a Registered Representative of ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, is the distributor for the Select Sector SPDR Trust. SEL007402 EXP 5/31/24 Contact Details Dan Dolan +1 203-935-8103 dan.dolan@sectorspdrs.com Company Website https://www.sectorspdrs.com/

April 02, 2024 05:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shareholder Group and Gender Ideology Opponent to Press Disney on Discrimination at Company’s Annual Meeting

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National Legal and Policy Center, an investor in The Walt Disney Company, and healthcare accountability group Do No Harm, will present a shareholder proposal at the iconic media and entertainment corporation’s annual meeting on April 3. The measure asks the company to investigate its discriminatory pay and benefits policies – specifically addressing where employees affected by gender-switching advocacy have been psychologically or medically harmed, without providing remedial care – and reporting to shareholders why such compensation gaps exist at an allegedly tolerant company. Speaking at the Disney meeting in support of the proposal will be Chloe Cole, patient advocate for Do No Harm, who has testified before legislative bodies nationwide in opposition to gender ideology and its destructive health consequences. Ms. Cole will address the company’s board of directors, including beleaguered CEO Robert Iger, and tell her story about her difficulties in finding medical care and insurance coverage in her efforts to “de-transition,” after trying earlier in her life to switch from the biological sex she was born with. Ahead of the Disney meeting, NLPC released a one-minute video to highlight the shareholder proposal. The corporate and government watchdog also filed a white paper with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month to more fully explain the necessity for the company to investigate its discriminatory policies. “Disney has been so proud about its 100-percent score on the Corporate Equality Index, designed by the pro-LGBTQIA+ Human Rights Campaign, which requires companies to cover sex change treatments in their health insurance offerings,” said Paul Chesser, director of NLPC’s Corporate Integrity Project. “Now we call upon Mr. Iger to lead the way for Corporate America to provide equal care for those who have suffered physical harm as a result, and who want bodily restoration. Besides the damage they have suffered, they are also discriminated against.” As NLPC points out in its shareholder proposal, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission considers failure to provide equivalent pay and benefits based on categories including “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” as discriminatory. Even the Securities and Exchange Commission agreed with NLPC that de-transitioning individuals fit under such classifications when considering unfairness in corporate compensation practices. In its opposition statement (p. 104 at link) to the proposal, Disney alleges that NLPC is just trying to “generate attention” with a “narrow focus…to advance a limited agenda.” “Disney acts as if people like me don’t exist,” said Chloe Cole. “I intend to make sure the board and Mr. Iger hear that the company’s irrational gender ideology policies are actually destructive, and that I am a victim of policies like it. De-transitioners like me are not going away. With the numbers of LGBTQIA+ workers at the company who have sought ill-advised sex changes, you can bet that litigation over deception, and discriminatory benefits policies, won’t be far behind.” You can read NLPC’s shareholder proposal at its website. Learn more about Do No Harm at its website. ### 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, the National Legal and Policy Center promotes ethics in public life through research, investigation, education and legal action. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

April 01, 2024 01:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Springtime Home Renovation: Bathroom Edition

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As we gear up for spring, it's time to give our bathrooms a much-needed makeover. HGTV star and renovation expert Scott McGillivray teamed up with Bath Fitter on a satellite media tour to share tips on how bath fitter can help you achieve a beautiful, mess-free renovation in no time. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/1nbWq_lewI4 Bath Fitter provides a fast, simple way to achieve a beautiful, mess-free bathroom renovation in as little as 24 hours. Offering a variety of designs that suit every style, Bath Fitter provides a long-lasting, cost-effective alternative to traditional bathroom remodels without ever sacrificing quality, durability, or functionality. Bath Fitter custom-made, high-gloss acrylic tubs and showers are made from the same premium acrylic found in high-end spas. This superior material requires minimal maintenance and wipes clean with ease. The seamless no-grout wall system from Bath Fitter provides a watertight seal built to last a lifetime. Unlike traditional bathroom remodels, which often involve lengthy delays, messy demolition, stress, and unexpected fees, Bath Fitter eliminates renovation pain points. High-gloss acrylic tubs and showers from Bath Fitter are custom made to fit precisely over existing units, creating a sleek, permanent solution for an instant bathroom upgrade. Tub-over-tub solutions from Bath Fitter offer a sleek, cost-effective alternative to a demolition renovation, while maintaining exceptional quality and eliminating unforeseen pain points that can often come with remodeling. Whether you’re embracing Scandinavian minimalism or want to bring some contemporary English Country to your bathroom, Bath Fitter offers a range of timeless custom designs for homeowners and renters to seamlessly complement their style and aesthetic. Committed to bathrooms that will stand the test of time, Bath Fitter backs its products with a lifetime transferable warranty. Your perfect bath is out there, and Bath Fitter is here to help you every step of the way. Visit www.bathfitter.com to learn more, schedule a one-on-one consultation, and find a showroom near you. About Scott McGillivray For more than a decade, homeowners and aspiring investors have enjoyed the warmth and humor of Scott’s easygoing approach to real estate investing. As the host and executive producer of HGTV’s award-winning series Income Property, Scott made making money in real estate a reality for hundreds of hardworking homeowners across North America. Since then, through endeavors in education, public speaking and linear and digital television production, Scott has empowered countless others to take control of their finances by making smart renovation and real estate choices. Scott’s interest in diversifying his brand experience has led him to expand into a number of areas, including business. He’s CEO of McGillivray Group and McGillivray Entertainment, co-founder of real estate investing education company, Keyspire, and an accomplished real estate investor with hundreds of properties across North America. Recently, he has expanded his business real estate reach into the areas of multi-use and multi-residential development projects. Scott is also a respected influencer who engages daily with his 1M+ followers. People from across the globe have been drawn to his approachable personality, and they trust him to provide useful and financially sensible advice. He is a proud ambassador for Habitat for Humanity Canada, and enjoys teaching people from all walks of life about how they can become homeowners and use real estate to improve their lives. When he’s not on a build site, speaking in front of a sold-out audience or filming one of his many shows, you can find Scott at home in Toronto, ON spending time with his wife Sabrina and daughters, Myah and Layla. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

April 01, 2024 10:29 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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"KNEELING ON BROKEN GLASS: The Chronicles of Ezekiel’s Riders" - A Journey of Faith and Service Launches This Easter Sunday

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This Easter Sunday, as we celebrate the resurrection and the promise of renewal, Great Commission United is thrilled to announce the release of "KNEELING ON BROKEN GLASS: The Chronicles of Ezekiel’s Riders." This compelling new book, authored by Joseph Palumbo and William Hodge, is a testament to the power of faith, the strength of the human spirit, and the profound impact of serving others in the name of Christ. In a world craving hope and spiritual nourishment, "KNEELING ON BROKEN GLASS" arrives as a beacon of light. The book chronicles the journey of the Ezekiel Riders, a group of chaplains committed to fulfilling the Great Commission through acts of service and discipleship across the globe. From the streets of local communities to the far reaches of the world, their mission is a powerful reminder of the impact one can make when led by faith and compassion. About the Authors: Joseph Palumbo is a dedicated servant leader whose life has been a testament to the transformative power of faith and service. With over five decades of ministry, Joseph's journey from a U.S. Military Police officer to a founder of a coffee shop ministry showcases his unwavering commitment to helping those in need. William Hodge's path from aspiring police officer to a beacon of hope and restoration underscores the remarkable ways in which faith can change lives. William's divine encounter at a young age set him on a lifelong mission to spread the message of salvation and healing, culminating in his leadership of Great Commission United Chaplaincy and Discipleship Academy. He Has Risen, Hallelujah: Launching on Easter Sunday, "KNEELING ON BROKEN GLASS" is not just a book release; it's an invitation to be part of a movement that echoes the message of Easter - renewal, hope, and the promise of new life. As we commemorate the resurrection, let this book inspire you to rise above challenges, serve with love, and embark on your own journey of faith. Be Part of the Journey: Join Joseph Palumbo, William Hodge, and the Ezekiel Riders in their mission to spread the Gospel and serve those in need. "KNEELING ON BROKEN GLASS" is now available at www.kneelingonbrokenglass.com. Purchase your copy today, share your story, and discover how you can make a difference in the world, one act of faith at a time. For more information, to request a review copy, or to schedule an interview with the authors, please contact riders@kneelingonbrokenglass.com. Website: www.kneelingonbrokenglass.com For Press Inquires: AlphaBull PR (800) 530-0412 www.Pubcowire.com Contact Details Great Commission United Publishing William Hodge +1 888-428-0098 exec@gcuacademy.com

March 29, 2024 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Entertain in Style this Spring Season

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Spring is finally here, and with it comes the promise of warmer weather, blooming flowers, and outdoor gatherings with loved ones. As we bid farewell to the chill of winter, it's time to refresh our homes and embrace the joys of spring entertaining and outdoor living. Television host and lifestyle expert, Marisa Brahney hosted a satellite media tour to share tips on how to effortlessly elevate your spring entertaining and affordably enhance your outdoor spaces. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/ps9PUwfkiaA Incorporate Convenience in Spring Entertaining Spring entertaining should be all about creating memorable experiences for your guests while keeping things effortless and stylish. One way to achieve this is by opting for convenient meal solutions that impress without the hassle. Tata Raasa 's ready-to-eat Indian meals offer a decadent range of delicious options perfect for hosting gatherings without spending hours in the kitchen. Crafted with authentic sauces, flavors, and spices, these meals provide a simple and convenient way to level up your entertaining game in just 60 seconds. Available in four tasty varieties, including Royal Black Lentils, Rich Coconut Lentils, Regal Chickpea Tikka, and Majestic Red Bean Curry, these meals contain no artificial colors, flavorings, sugar and preservatives, and are GMO free, vegan and Halal making them a wholesome choice for any occasion. Tata Raasa products can be conveniently found at your local grocer and on Amazon. Stylish, Budget-Friendly Enhancements for Outdoor Spaces As we embrace the warmer weather, outdoor living becomes a priority for many of us. To make the most of your outdoor space, consider incorporating stylish enhancements that elevate its aesthetic appeal. Start with vibrant accessories and décor, which can instantly transform the look and feel of your patio or backyard. Big Lots offers unbeatable bargains on stylish and quality patio furniture and décor, making it easy to refresh your outdoor space just in time for spring. From trendy outdoor dining sets to comfortable seating arrangements, Big Lots has everything you need to create an inviting outdoor oasis. One standout product is the Broyhill Eastlake Wicker Patio Chairs. Designed with handwoven all-weather wicker and deep cushion seating, this set of two chairs is perfect for both entertaining guests and enjoying quiet moments outdoors. Additionally, Big Lots provides a diverse range of budget-friendly outdoor pillows in trendy colors and patterns, enabling customers to infuse personality and style into their outdoor seating areas. From chic orange, beige, and white Broyhill outdoor pillows facilitating seamless transitions between spring and summer, to patterned options adorned with playful phrases like "out of office," these accents effortlessly enliven outdoor spaces. Additionally, don't overlook the importance of texture and personality in your outdoor oasis. Consider adding potted greenery and decorative accents such as this Broyhill iron garden drum, boasting a sleek bronze finish and hammered texture along the sides—a touch of sophistication to complement your outdoor retreat. Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue or enjoying a quiet evening under the stars, convenient meal solutions and stylish patio furniture and décor are sure to impress your guests and create unforgettable memories. Add your nearest Big Lots store to your next shopping trip, or shop online at BigLots.com, for bargains on everything you need for your outdoor spaces. For more information, visit MarisaBrahney.com About Marisa Brahney Marisa Brahney is an Emmy award-winning, dynamic and versatile TV host and on-air lifestyle expert who loves sharing her value-packed tips, product picks and helpful mom hacks with viewers around the country. From appearing as a regular lifestyle contributor sharing her favorite finds on Inside Edition, PIX11, ABC, FOX, CBS, Cheddar and more, to selling out her kitchen must-haves on QVC, Marisa is a millennial mom and gourmet girl-next-door who connects to her audience in an authentic, dynamic way. As former news anchor and born storyteller with the gift of gab, Marisa spent much of her career building creative, must-see TV on channels like NBC Philadelphia and News 12 New Jersey. As a lifestyle expert and brand ambassador, she has partnered with some of the nation's biggest brands in the food and lifestyle space, including Cuisinart, General Mills, Amazon, Olay, Secret, Bath & Body Works, The Vitamin Shoppe, Blue Diamond, Kendra Scott and Wyndham Hotels. In addition to regularly appearing on TV nationally and regionally, Marisa is also a video host and digital contributor for NJMOM, where she leads meaningful discussions about the challenges of motherhood and highlights mompreneurs, businesses and events to a community of 200 thousand+. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

March 27, 2024 10:25 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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ACTIVATE BRINGS HIGH TECH GAMING EXPERIENCE TO DALLAS SOUTHLAKE

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Activate, the world’s first live-action gaming facility, is thrilled to announce its second location in Dallas-Fort Worth, set to open this April 12, 2024, in Southlake. Following a successful grand opening last Spring in Plano, the dynamic one-of-a-kind venue will offer Southlake residents a chance to get in on the action and join the game that is sweeping the nation. Southlake Activate is located at 2717 E Southlake Blvd., Suite 180, Southlake, TX 76092. Activate is revolutionizing the gaming industry one location at a time, counting 10 locations across the United States with no signs of slowing down. Attracting over 2.5 million players worldwide, the experience blends cutting-edge technology with action-packed challenges for an adrenaline-fueled social adventure. “We’re thrilled to open our second Activate location in Dallas-Fort Worth. As we expand our immersive experiences across the U.S., Southlake is the perfect place for us to invite new players into the dynamic world of Activate. The experience is like no other and we look forward to entering this fantastic new market,” says Will Gray, Director of Marketing at Activate/Breakout Games. Activate Southlake’s new state-of-the-art gaming facility welcomes all ages and skill levels, encouraging players to explore and create their own unique gaming experience. Here’s what to expect: Guests can sign up in groups of two to five players and challenge each other through progress tracking via Activate’s high-tech electronic RFID wristbands, racking up points, leveling up and earning prizes along the way. Top gaming rooms at Southlake’s new live-action gaming venue include the fast-paced Tik Tok viral Mega Grid with 500+ multi-activated rainbow colored tiles, a technicolored Hoops Court, a digital dodgeball revamp called Strike, and reflex-defying Laser tag. Players at Southlake Activate navigate through a series of games, their scores soaring as they leap, dodge, and strategize through the world’s first live-action gaming experience. In addition to Southlake, Activate can be found in major U.S. markets such as Houston, Plano, Chicago, Atlanta, and New Jersey. Additional Activate locations are set to open in 2024 across the U.S. in markets such as Charlotte, Kansas City, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Detroit. Today, Activate operates over 20 locations across Canada, the U.S. and now the world! PLAN YOUR VISIT Book in advance to save time and ensure a game room is available. Each game lasts 1-3 minutes. The full gaming experience lasts 75 minutes. Complete the safety waiver required for you to play in advance. Wear activewear and flat, closed-toe shoes. Age requirements: Children 10 and under require a paid adult with them at all times in gaming rooms. Children ages 11 to 13 must have an adult present at the facility. Where: 2717 E Southlake Blvd., Suite 180, Southlake, TX 76092 When: Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. | Friday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. | Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: Monday through Thursday, $24.99 | Friday through Sunday, $29.99 For a sneak peek into Activate’s action-packed gaming experience, and to keep tabs on the Activate Southlake grand opening, visit www.playactivate.com/southlake. Gift cards are now available for Activate Southlake, here. Use promo code SLPRESALE50 to receive 50% off Activate Southlake gift cards before opening day. Please find imagery assets, here. Founded in 2019, Activate is a state-of-the-art gaming facility with locations across the United States and Canada. Each Activate location offers a variety of unique gaming rooms with over 700 levels for players to compete, earn stars, and track achievements online. Activate combines physical activity and gaming to create an immersive experience as part of a healthy lifestyle. To learn more about Activate, please visit https://playactivate.com. Contact Details Jive PR + Digital Jalila Singerff +1 613-614-6777 jalila@jiveprdigital.com Company Website https://playactivate.com

March 27, 2024 09:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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2024 Easter & Spring Gift Guide

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Spring is in bloom, and it’s the perfect time to stock up on engaging toys to fill your kids’ Easter baskets, get them moving, and encourage their creativity. This year, parents are looking for toys that can offer repeat play value and bang for their buck, no matter what their budget may be. Recently, Jennifer Lynch, Toy Trends Specialist with The Toy Association, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss and share the must-have toys for Easter & Spring 2024. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets are the perfect Easter basket fillers to start or add to kids’ Scribble Scrubbie Pets collection. Available now in dogs, cats, fish, dinos and much more. Color and wash your pet again and again with the included washable markers and scrub brush for endless hours of creative play. And for kids who want to GO BIG, Crayola just introduced the new Scribble Scrubbie Jumbo Pets! Hatchimals Alive Make a Splash Playset Experience Hatchimals in a whole new way! With love and care, magically bring two Hatchimals Alive characters to life. Fill the tub, nurture, and bathe each Hatchimals egg one at a time. Remove the pacifier and swirl the egg to reveal a sparkly surprise – the water changes color and fills with sparkles as your friend starts hatching. Discover sweet hippo twins you can’t find anywhere else. After revealing your Hatchimals, each character changes color in cold and hot water. Thomas & Friends Paint Delivery Motorized Train and Track Set Preschoolers can send their good pal Thomas racing through Wayland Station to pick up and deliver paint with this Thomas & Friends™ motorized train and track set from Fisher-Price®. Flip the switch on top of the engine to send Thomas racing along the track. But watch out! As Thomas pulls the Troublesome Truck™ over the bridge, the paint cans will wobble and dump out of the truck bed. Gabby’s Dollhouse Celebration Party Bus Live like Gabby in the new Gabby’s Dollhouse Celebration Party Bus! The DreamWorks series has a brand-new season streaming on Netflix March 25 that will unveil this new Purrfect Party Bus a.k.a. a mobile fun-factory. Just pop open the front wall and raise the driver's cab to enable DJ booth mode, complete with a huge dance floor, sofa, and karaoke stage. This set includes an exclusive Gabby Girl, dressed in her celebration attire; her meow-mazing Gabby cat pal, DJ Catnip; a yummy birthday cake, and a groovy kitty disco ball. Crazy Cart Shuffle The Crazy Cart Shuffle is an extremely fun, kid-powered go-kart that lets kids ages 4 and up drive, drift, and spin with ease. Riders simply shuffle their feet back and forth to gain speed, and then lift the Drift Bar handles to initiate the incredible fun of drifting and spinning like you’re riding on ice. The Crazy Cart Shuffle also features an adjustable length frame with 5 settings which means it grows with your child, allowing them to enjoy it for years to come. For more information, visit thegeniusofplay.org. About Jennifer Lynch As an official spokesperson for The Toy Association, Jennifer chats with toymakers throughout the year to track developments impacting the toy aisles and kids’ entertainment. She is interviewed frequently by national and local consumer and business media on toy trends and related topics. She has appeared on the TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, KTLA-TV, Good Day Philadelphia, WGN Chicago, WNBC New York, Bloomberg Radio, and CNET, among others as well as in print publications including Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Inc. Magazine, The Spruce, and others. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

March 26, 2024 01:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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