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Peabody Announces Launch Of Secondary Offering By Certain Selling Stockholders, Repurchase Of

The selling stockholders will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering. Peabody is not offering any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in the offering. In addition, none of Peabody’s officers or directors are selling any shares of common stock beneficially owned by them in the offering. The shares of common stock being offered were previously issued by Peabody in connection with its emergence from Chapter 11 on April 3, 2017 and subsequent conversions of preferred stock.

Peabody’s per-share purchase price for the repurchased shares would be the same as the per-share purchase price payable by the underwriter to the selling stockholders. Peabody expects to fund the share repurchase with cash on hand. The share repurchase is subject to completion of the offering.  The share repurchase would be made pursuant to, and would count toward, Peabody’s existing share repurchase program. 

Credit Suisse is acting as the sole underwriter of the offering. The offering is being made pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-1, as amended. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained on the website of the Securities and Exchange Commission, www.sec.gov, or, when available, from Credit Suisse, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10010, or by email at [email protected], or by telephone at +1 (800) 221-1037.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company.  Peabody serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents. 

Investor Contact:

Julie Gates

Certain statements included in this release are forward-looking as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company uses words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “may,” “forecast,” “project,” “should,” “estimate,” “plan,” “outlook,” “target,” “likely,” “will,” “to be” or other similar words to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date the release was filed and are based on numerous assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable, but these assumptions are open to a wide range of uncertainties and business risks that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. These factors are difficult to accurately predict and may be beyond the Company’s control. Such factors include, but are not limited to those described in the Company’s most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 filed with the SEC on March 22, 2017, as amended on July 10, 2017 and August 14, 2017,  and in  Exhibit 99.2 of the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on April 11, 2017, as well as other filings the Company may make from time to time with the SEC.  Factors that could affect the Company’s results or an investment in its securities include but are not limited to: competition in the energy market and supply and demand for the Company’s products, including the impact of alternative energy sources, such as natural gas and renewables; global steel demand and its downstream impact on metallurgical coal prices, and lower demand for the Company’s products by electric power generators; customer procurement practices and contract duration; the impact of weather and natural disasters on demand, production and transportation; reductions and/or deferrals of purchases by major customers and the Company’s ability to renew sales contracts; credit and performance risks associated with customers, suppliers, contract miners, co-shippers, and trading, bank and other financial counterparties; geologic, equipment, permitting, site access, operational risks and new technologies related to mining; transportation availability, performance and costs; availability, timing of delivery and costs of key supplies, capital equipment or commodities such as diesel fuel, steel, explosives and tires; impact of take-or-pay arrangements for rail and port commitments for the delivery of coal; successful implementation of business strategies, including, without limitation, the actions we are implementing to improve the Company’s organization and respond to current conditions; negotiation of labor contracts, employee relations and workforce availability, including, without limitation, attracting and retaining key personnel; changes in postretirement benefit and pension obligations and their related funding requirements; replacement and development of coal reserves; uncertainties in estimating the Company’s coal reserves; effects of changes in interest rates and currency exchange rates (primarily the Australian dollar); the Company’s ability to successfully consummate acquisitions or divestitures, and the resulting effects thereof; economic strength and political stability of countries in which we have operations or serve customers; legislation, regulations and court decisions or other government actions, including, but not limited to, new environmental and mine safety requirements, changes in income tax regulations, sales-related royalties, or other regulatory taxes and changes in derivative laws and regulations; the Company’s ability to obtain and renew permits necessary for the Company’s operations; the Company’s ability to appropriately secure the Company’s requirements for reclamation, federal and state workers’ compensation, federal coal leases and other obligations related to the Company’s operations, including the Company’s ability to utilize self-bonding and/or successfully access the commercial surety bond market; litigation or other dispute resolution, including, but not limited to, claims not yet asserted; terrorist attacks or security threats, including, but not limited to, cybersecurity breaches; impacts of pandemic illnesses; any lack of an established market for certain of the Company’s securities, including the Company’s preferred stock, and potential dilution of the Company’s common stock; price volatility in the Company’s securities; short-sales in the Company’s securities; any conflicts of interest between the Company’s significant shareholders and other holders of the Company’s capital stock; the Company’s ability to generate sufficient cash to service all of the Company’s indebtedness; the Company’s debt instruments and capital structure placing certain limits on the Company’s ability to pay dividends and repurchase capital stock; the Company’s ability to comply with financial and other restrictive covenants in various agreements, including the Company’s debt instruments; and other risks detailed in the Company’s reports filed with the SEC. The Company does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements except as required by law.


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SeniorVu Doubles its Partner Communities in Three Months

High-profile communities like Dial Retirement, Overture, and Benchmark are among the 400+ that have partnered with SeniorVu to improve occupancy. New communities are experiencing tours and conversions with the innovative technology.

“At Dial Retirement Communities we put a tremendous amount of value in the time we spend in the selling zone.  We would far rather our sales teams spend more time with fewer leads so we had grown very weary of the amount of time we had to spend sifting through hundreds of leads just to find the one that was qualified and would actually interact with us, giving us a chance to build that relationship that’s so vital during the move-in process,” said Reed Davis, Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing at Dial Retirement Communities. 

“One of the things that we like so much about SeniorVu is that we know the leads we receive are already qualified and ready to interact with us to build that relationship.  We don’t have to make hundreds of calls just to get one person to visit with us about all of the wonderful things we have to offer. It saves my team so much time and it is one of most cost effective marketing strategies I have found.”

Powered by SoftVu, SeniorVu is a state-of-the-art lead generation and marketing automation platform that uses sophisticated machine-learning algorithm technology combined with big data to find future residents for senior living communities. Their team of Family Advocate Managers qualifies those leads and schedules tours for seniors and their adult children who are ready to purchase.

About SoftVu
SoftVu, founded in 1999 and based in Kansas City, accelerates your sales conversion rates by creating, managing, distributing and tracking direct-to-consumer marketing campaigns.  Leveraging big data, machine-learning algorithms and marketing automation, we deliver repeatable and predictable results to our clients, optimizing lead management strategies.

Contact Valissa Smith, VP Strategic Communications
[email protected] 


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Baby Nutrition Insights – Issue 32

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

“Baby Nutrition Insights – Issue 32”, is an analytical report by GlobalData which provides extensive and highly detailed information on the key markets in the Baby Food industry.

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This quarterly issue provides a review of news and analysis for the infant nutrition industry, covering the April-June 2017 period. Market News includes: the Brazilian food safety authorities have cracked down on local baby food suppliers; Ecuador is considering the restriction of infant formula to prescription only; in the US, Abbott has entered the baby meals sector with Similac Go & Grow; Australia’s baby food market has shrunk by 15%; the impending registration deadline for infant formula in China is disrupting normal patterns of development, with many small local companies close to collapse, while some top-end domestic brands are booming; Singapore’s infant formula sector faces a shake-up with the launch of low-priced Nature One and plans for the introduction of own-label products; in France, organic baby food is bucking the stagnant trend; in Germany Hipp is targeting toddlers with its Hippis pouch range; Hero has extended its organic Solo range in Portugal and Spain; the Kendamil brand has achieved nationwide listings in Morrisons stores in the UK; Pharmalys has launched Primalac CMA formula for babies with cow’s milk allergy. In Company News, this issue provides first quarter financial results for multinational and local players, reports on production expansion in the infant formula sector, and an insight into new joint ventures and partnerships, as well as merger and acquisition activity – including the flurry of activity between Chinese and Australian companies.

What else does this report offer?
– Market profile based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing and our in-house expertise to offer extensive data about the trends and dynamics affecting the Baby Food industry globally.
– Detailed company profiles, highlighting key focus product sectors with the key features & developments, segmentation, per capita trends and the various manufacturers & brands.

Canada: Love Child (Brands) has launched organic infant cereal in two variants: oats chia, and buckwheat chia, under the Love Child Organics brand. The chia seeds are a good source of omega-3, and the product also contains iron and B vitamins, with no added sugar, salt, or artificial colors and flavors.
China: Foreign brands continue to account for around two-thirds of the infant formula market. They are particularly popular in the large conurbations, while local brands perform best in rural areas and smaller urban centers. Chinese brands are more popular among mothers with more than one child, at 44%, compared with 33% for all mothers.
– In the three months to April 2, 2017, grocery sales of baby food and infant formula underwent decline of
– 14.8%. The fall was particularly pronounced in the baby milks sector. Changes in shopping habits by Chinese consumers have been the main impetus behind the decline, with a shift towards direct purchases in China rather than indirect supplies via daigou.
United Arab Emirates: UK-based For Aisha, a maker of halal baby meals, is looking to establish a distribution agreement.
– Nestlé is investing in its Spanish plant at Sebares, Asturias. The investment will see the modernization of a liquid infant formula production line and the expansion of a quality control laboratory.

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– Evaluate important changes in consumer behavior to identify profitable markets and areas for product innovation.
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Saint Louis Zoo Receives Leadership Gift From Centene Charitable Foundation For New Grizzly Bear

“We are so grateful to the Centene Charitable Foundation and many other donors for supporting the Saint Louis Zoo Association for this exhibit,” said Jeffrey P. Bonner, Ph.D., Dana Brown President and CEO, Saint Louis Zoo. “Because of their generosity, we have built a state-of-the-art exhibit that demonstrates how the Zoo combines its innovative exhibit history and dedication to animal welfare.”

The $11.1 million state-of-the-art habitat is twice the size of the old bear grottos, including approximately 7,000 square feet of outdoor habitat, which features a large freshwater wading pool, waterfall and stream, climbing and back-scratching rocks, a variety of substrates (grasses, mulch and sand), and other features to stimulate the bears mentally and physically. The new habitat also has over 3,300 square feet of behind-the-scenes space.

This exhibit was made possible by the generosity of many donors, including a meaningful contribution from the Centene Charitable Foundation.

“The Saint Louis Zoo is one of the region’s greatest attractions and is recognized as one of the nation’s top wildlife conservation, research and education centers,” said Marcela Manjarrez-Hawn, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Centene. “The Centene Charitable Foundation is proud to be a part of bringing this new exhibit to our hometown.”

Some of the other supporters are recognized at the various viewing points into the bears’ expansive outdoor habitat: Grizzly Glade, a gift from The Bellwether Foundation, Grizzly Hollow, a gift from the Hermann Family, Palisades Overlook, a gift from Safety National, and River Bluff Overlook, a gift from U.S. Bank.

“This new exhibit allows us to provide our grizzly bears with excellent daily care and a very enriching environment,” said Saint Louis Zoo Curator of Mammals/Carnivores Steve Bircher. “We really think that visitors will love seeing these large carnivores up close in a way they’ve never been able to before. It’s through these personal connections that we hope to inspire people to advocate for these animals in the wild.”

In 2010, the Zoo launched The Living Promise Campaign to raise $120 million for the building of dynamic, new animal exhibits, enhance the visitor experience, improve the Zoo’s infrastructure and strengthen its endowment. The Zoo exceeded the $120 million goal by $14 million when the Campaign ended in 2014. Grizzly Ridge is the culminating project for the Campaign. In addition to providing funds to build Grizzly Ridge, McDonnell Polar Bear Point, and Sea Lion Sound, the Campaign has covered the costs of converting the old elephant house into Peabody Hall, creating the Wells Fargo South Arrival Experience, building the Myron Glassberg Family Maintenance Facility, adding a fourth naturalistic area for elephants — Elephant Woods — and three new River’s Edge habitats for painted dogs, Andean bears and Malayan sun bears.

Grizzly Ridge opens to the public at 9 a.m. on Sept. 15, 2017. Admission to the Zoo and Grizzly Ridge is free.

For more information, visit stlzoo.org/GrizzlyRidge.

About the Saint Louis Zoo
Chosen as America’s top free attraction and best zoo in USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the Saint Louis Zoo is widely recognized for its innovative approaches to animal care and management, wildlife conservation, research and education. One of the few free zoos in the nation, the Zoo attracts more than 3,000,000 visitors a year. For more information, visit stlzoo.org, facebook.com/stlzoo, instagram.com/stlzoo, twitter.com/stlzoo, Snapchat (saintlouiszoo), youtube.com/stlzootube and pinterest.com/stlzoo.


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Goodacre wins second annual Rawlings Gold Glove Award for Softball

Chelsea Goodacre logged a performance of the ages behind the plate this season for the USSSA Pride, and without question played a huge role in the league’s lowest team ERA,” said Cheri Kempf, commissioner of the National Pro Fastpitch League. “Beyond that, Chelsea is an incredible ambassador for the game and I look forward to her year as reigning Gold Glove Award winner of the NPF.”

The Rawlings Gold Glove Award® for softball is given annually to one player in the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF). Similar to the award selection process in baseball, coaches and managers within the NPF organization voted for the winner excluding those on their respective teams.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the National Pro Fastpitch League to celebrate and recognize the importance of defense,” said Mike Thompson, the executive vice-president of marketing for  Rawlings. “It makes perfect sense to reward female athletes for their exceptional fielding ability and prowess and Chelsea certainly is a deserving recipient of this award.”

The first Rawlings Gold Glove Award for softball was awarded last year to A.J. Andrews, an outfielder for the Akron, Ohio Racers.

“We have been delighted with the notoriety and attention the Rawlings Gold Glove has brought to A.J. Andrews and consequently, the NPF over the last year,” said Kempf. “We are honored to be a part of this historic award and proud of the vision of Rawlings to include the talented players of professional fastpitch in the prestigious company of Gold Glove Award winners.”

This is the 60th anniversary for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award and it was established to recognize defensive excellence at each position in pro baseball. Previous winners include athletes whose careers have been defined by their fielding ability including Ozzie Smith, Brooks Robinson and Derek Jeter. In 2007, in conjunction with the award’s 50th anniversary, the award program expanded to include winners at the collegiate and high school levels.

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality, innovative engineering and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

About the Rawlings Gold Glove Award®
The Rawlings Gold Glove Award® is a registered trademark owned by Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. The award is correctly identified as the Rawlings Gold Glove Award. The name should not be shortened, abbreviated or otherwise misused. Proper identification of this service mark using the registration symbol and the Rawlings name is important to protect the integrity of the program and perpetuate this worthy tradition. For more information, please visit www.rawlingsgoldglove.com.

About Newell Brands
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.

About the NPF
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2002, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in diamond sports beyond their collegiate success.  The NPF is comprised of six teams: Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Dallas Charge, Pennsylvania Rebellion, Scrap Yard Dawgs and USSSA Florida Pride.  National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the U.S., Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand, representing the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.


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Public Support Grows for New Single-Terminal KCI

The survey also showed the voting public is clear on what types of airport proposals it is willing to support – a proposal that includes airport revenue bonds for this project will not and cannot pass.

“We were pleased to see that the Citizens of Kansas City are getting more excited about the possibility of a New KCI. However, it is clear that their positive support is highly dependent on a private financing option and a hometown solution,” said Ron Coker, Senior Vice President, Burns & McDonnell.

The Kansas City Council is currently considering three possible options on ballot language being considered for a November vote. Only the two options which allow private financing are viable in the eyes of Kansas City voters.

When asked about ballot language associated with a current initiative petition, 57 percent approved, while 22 percent were opposed, and 21 percent were undecided. 

When asked about ballot language currently being considered by Council stipulating simply whether all costs of construction and demolition should be paid by the City from operations of the airport and related facilities, 38 percent supported, while 35 percent opposed and 27 percent were undecided. 

When asked about ballot language stipulating that the City would issue and sell $990 million in airport revenue bonds to finance the project, only 26 percent of respondents supported, while 42 percent opposed and 32 percent were undecided.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a Kansas City-based firm that’s been committed to the people and growth of our hometown since we were founded in 1898. The 3,000 employee-owners based in Kansas City actively volunteer within the community and have donated millions of dollars to causes that support our great city from United Way to Science City. We are made up of more than 5,700 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be No. 16 on Fortune’s 2017 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit burnsmcd.com.

Contact: Kristi Widmar, Burns & McDonnell
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Medical Marijuana, Inc. to Exhibit Only Federally Legal Product, Zero-THC Real Scientific Hemp Oil™, at ExpoWeed in Mexico City

Medical Marijuana, Inc. to Exhibit Only Federally Legal Product, Zero-THC Real Scientific Hemp Oil™, at ExpoWeed in Mexico City

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that it is sponsoring and exhibiting at the Aug. 18-20 ExpoWeed Conference, the largest annual cannabis conference held in Mexico, taking place at the CIEC-WTC of Mexico City.

In addition, on Aug. 20 at 10:30 a.m. General Hemp will be speaking on the subject of investment opportunities in the cannabis industry at the ExpoWeed Conference, in the Hall Maya 3.

Medical Marijuana, Inc will also be exhibiting retail-ready cannabis products at ExpoWeed, including RSHO-X™, its zero-THC Real Scientific Hemp Oil™, the first-ever cannabis product to receive approval from the federal government of Mexico for importation. RSHO-X™ is also the first cannabis-based product to qualify as safe for World Anti-Doping standards and therefore could be safely used by Olympic athletes.

“It’s exciting to be a driving force in the progression of Mexico’s attitude towards medical cannabis, as evident from last year’s first-ever cannabis conference being held in Mexico City and this year’s upcoming event from August 18-20, 2017,” said Medical Marijuana, Inc. CEO Dr. Stuart Titus. “We are honored that our CBD hemp oil was the first-ever product approved by COFEPRIS to be imported, and we will continue to advocate ‘access for all’ on behalf of Mexico residents. We are proud to inform that the marijuana policies of Mexico will continue moving away from prohibition in the direction of policies based upon confirmed scientific research, as evident by the recent legalization of medical marijuana in the country.”

Expoweed Mexico is focused on education and commercial exchange of providers, consumers and anyone with an interest in the growing industry of cannabis. The event began in Chile in 2012, and has now created an annual installment in Mexico, involving international lecturers and workshops to provide cutting edge knowledge of the medicinal, industrial and ancestral employments of cannabis.

About Medical Marijuana, Inc:

Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally-friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value. For details on Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s portfolio and investment companies, visit www.medicalmarijuanainc.com.

To see Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s video statement, click here. Shareholders are also encouraged to visit the Medical Marijuana, Inc. Shop for discounted products.


This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements and information, as defined within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the Safe Harbor created by those sections. This material contains statements about expected future events and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject to risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements by definition involve risks, uncertainties.

The statements in this press release have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. The Company does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act. The Company does sell and distribute hemp-based products.

Public Relations Contact:

Andrew Hard
Chief Executive Officer
CMW Media
P. 888-829-0070
[email protected]

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Kroger, The Little Clinic and Feeding America Team Up for the Second Year to Fight Influenza and

“Kroger is committed to helping people live healthier lives and we’re excited to continue this initiative for the second year,” said Colleen Lindholz, Kroger’s president of pharmacy and The Little Clinic. “When you receive the flu shot this season at any of the Kroger family of pharmacies or The Little Clinic locations, you will help protect your health and provide a meal for a neighbor struggling with hunger. Kroger donated 330 million meals in 2016, and last year’s campaign helped us achieve this milestone. We know that meals matter because nutrition is a key aspect of building healthier communities.”  

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 310,000 individuals were hospitalized last year for flu-related illnesses. The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccination for everyone 6 months of age and older. Flu shots can reduce the risk of more serious symptoms and outcomes, including flu-related hospitalizations.

“Feeding America aims to provide wellness, nourishment and strength to people facing hunger,” said Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America. “We are excited to partner with Kroger for the second year on this health and wellness campaign. Visionary partners like Kroger enable us to help the 46 million Americans who receive food and groceries from our network of food banks.”

Every week, 5.4 million people in the United States receive help through the Feeding America network, which includes 200 food banks that lead the fight against hunger. Feeding America food banks are partners in community health by providing food that promotes health and wellness and partnering to help people improve their health outcomes.

About Feeding America
Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

About The Little Clinic
The Little Clinic is a pioneer in customer-focused healthcare with a mission to help people live healthier lives. A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co., The Little Clinic healthcare clinics are currently located inside select Kroger stores in Indiana, Mississippi, Virginia, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio; King Soopers in Colorado, Fry’s Food Stores in Arizona, Dillons stores in Kansas and JayC stores in Indiana. The Little Clinic was awarded The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® in 2009 and has maintained consecutive accreditation in 2012 and 2015. Visit The Little Clinic online at www.thelittleclinic.com
www.facebook.com/thelittleclinic and www.thelittleclinic.blogspot.com

About Kroger
At The Kroger Co., we are dedicated to our purpose: to Feed the Human SpiritSM. We are 443,000 associates who serve eight and a half million customers every day in 2,792 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Our Family of Companies operates an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized order online service – in addition to 2,255 pharmacies, 782 convenience stores, 311 fine jewelry stores, 220 retail health clinics, 1,453 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Our Company has been recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. As a leader in supplier diversity, we are a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable

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Kansas City creator of StinkBOSS on upcoming episode of Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME

Hilary Philgreen, StinkBOSS creator, appreciated the chance to showcase StinkBOSS and represent the Midwest on live television. “It was so exciting to be a part of FUNDERDOME. The show is a great way for startups to showcase their creations. I saw so many amazing businesses flourish from the show.” Philgreen enjoyed her time with the Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME staff.

“The FUNDERDOME team was amazing to work with. It was wonderful to be on stage with Steve Harvey. Everyone involved with the show was so kind and made the whole experience fun. StinkBOSS is a proud proponent of STEM and other programs that promote learning and inventing for future entrepreneurs,” Philgreen said. “The chance to showcase StinkBOSS in front of a live audience was an incredible opportunity.”

About Us

StinkBOSS® is a shoe deodorizing machine that not only deodorizes, it also dries and disinfects smelly shoes and active gear. The machine was manufactured to produce ozone that is then pumped throughout the chamber to kill odor-causing bacteria. StinkBOSS was awarded a finalist in the Global Innovation Award’s at 2017 the International Home & Housewares Show and was featured on the TODAY Show’s, Hot Fall Tech Gadgets segment.


Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME airs on ABC on Sundays at 9 p.m. EST (8 p.m. Central). It is a reality competition series where two promising entrepreneurs face off in front of a live audience to fund their ideas, products or companies. The audience votes to determine the winner.

More product information, reviews and how to purchase StinkBOSS, can be found at www.stinkboss.com, on social media (Facebook, Twitter), or by calling 844-437-8465.

Photos and Video clips from the StinkBOSS segment are available to the media at DisneyABCPress.com


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Dr. Barber Brings GAINSWave Therapy to South Carolina

Erectile Dysfunction is common in men as they age since the vessels in their penis weaken, contract and fill with micro-plaque. As these tiny vessels become clogged, the penis decreases in sensitivity, making it harder for men to achieve and maintain an erection. Thankfully, the GAINSWave™ protocols can help men with ED by using high-frequency acoustic waves (i.e. LI-ESWT) to repair and grow blood vessels.

There are over 40 clinical studies demonstrating how Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (Li-ESWT) improves the symptoms of erectile dysfunction. “GAINSWave™ is ideal for men looking to improve spontaneous erections without the use of ED medications like Viagra or Cialis,” says Dr. Barber, of Better Life Carolinas, located outside of Charleston, SC. “It has proven to be a safe and effective alternative to oral ED medications.” Patients receiving GAINSWave therapy have reported improved quality of erections, sensitivity, and overall performance. Additionally, many men reported decreased refractory times between orgasms and more powerful erections, which is why this treatment is a great alternative to ED medications.

This drug and surgery-free procedure only takes about 20 minutes and can enhance a man’s sex life while treating Erectile Dysfunction symptoms. Better Life Carolinas is now treating men with the GAINSWave™ Therapy in their offices located at: 260-A West Coleman Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464.

Dr. Michale “Mickey” Barber offers an integrative approach to age management medicine while providing the patient with an assessment of hormonal balance and overall health and disease risk.

For More Information Contact:
Alexandra Schapiro
Marketing Account Manager
[email protected]

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American Heart Association Names Honor Roll of Top Fundraising Schools in Missouri

  • Reed Elementary, St. Louis, MO$33,098
  • Rockport Heights Elementary, Arnold, MO$28,267
  • Discovery Ridge Elementary, Lake St. Louis, MO$26,027
  • Old Bonhomme Elementary, St. Louis, MO$25,703
  • Twin Chimneys Elementary, O’Fallon, MO – $23,454
  • Harris Elementary, St. Charles, MO$19,964
  • Immaculate Conception School, O’Fallon, MO – $18,959
  • Blevins Elementary, Eureka, MO $17,478
  • Concord Elementary School, St. Louis, MO$16,514
  • Fairmount Elementary School, St. Peters, MO$16,349

The top 10 Missouri schools raising funds through Hoops for Heart during the 2016-2017 school year are:

  • Odessa Upper Elementary, Odessa, MO$15,004
  • Butler Elementary, Butler, MO$11,035
  • Hillsboro Intermediate (Gr. 5-6), Hillsboro, MO$10,542
  • Cassville Intermediate School, Cassville, MO$10,209
  • Castlio Elementary, St. Charles, MO$10,016
  • Ladue 5th Grade Center, St. Louis, MO$9,691
  • Boone Trail Elementary, Wentzville, MO$9,016
  • Jefferson Intermediate, St. Charles, MO$8,957
  • Lamar Elementary, Lamar, MO$8,491
  • DuBray Middle School, St. Peters, MO$8,059

The top 10 Missouri schools raising funds through Jump Rope & Hoops for Heart during the 2016-2017 school year are:

  • St. Gabriel The Archangel School, St. Louis, MO$18,525
  • Zion Lutheran School, St. Charles, MO$11,397
  • McKelvey Elementary, Maryland Heights, MO$15,936
  • St. Therese School, Kansas City, MO – $11,957
  • Henderson Elementary, Kansas City, MO$11,949
  • Rossman School, St. Louis, MO$11,790
  • Sacred Heart School, Valley Park, MO$11,718
  • Community School, St. Louis, MO$11,391
  • St. Cletus School, St. Charles, MO$11,269
  • Mason Ridge Elementary, St. Louis$12,658

For More Information:
To learn more about Hoops For Heart, log on to www.heart.org/hoops. To learn more about Jump Rope For Heart, log on to www.heart.org/jump. For additional details on the American Heart Association and its lifesaving mission “to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke,” please log on to www.heart.org.

About the American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke –  the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Hoops For Heart and Jump Rope For Heart:
Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are national education and fundraising events sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE). These events engage elementary and middle school students with jumping rope or playing basketball, empowering them to improve their own health while helping other kids with heart-health issues. Participating schools are eligible to earn gift certificates for free physical education equipment. Heart Disease (including Coronary Heart Disease, Hypertension, and Stroke) remains to be the No. 1 cause of death in the US. The funds raised through school events across Missouri, and throughout the nation, are crucial to enabling the research and education that is proven to save lives.


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Paul Solomon Named KEPRO Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Solomon will be responsible for the direction and leadership of KEPRO’s financial functions and performance to facilitate KEPRO’s growth, create equity value and further position the organization to build lasting partnerships to enhance KEPRO’s portfolio of services for public and commercial clients.

“Paul’s financial acumen and broad experience achieving growth, improved service and operational efficiencies will be instrumental in KEPRO’s future growth,” said KEPRO President and CEO Joseph A. Dougher. “We are thrilled to have Paul on our team and for his leadership in KEPRO’s financial and operational performance.”

Mr. Solomon has significant prior experience working with a wide array of health services companies.  Most recently, Mr. Solomon was the Chief Financial Officer for VetCor Professional Practices, LLC, where he managed all financial activities for the $350 million revenue company, including accounting, tax, financial planning and audit, budget, payroll, accounts payable and cash management. During his time as CFO of VetCor and other health care companies, Mr. Solomon played an integral role in business development, capital raising and recapitalizations, financial and operational improvements, program redesigns and contract negotiations, resulting in significant cost savings and revenue generation.

“Mr. Solomon’s expertise in the implementation of strategic growth plans focused on organic and acquisitive growth, cost efficiencies and process improvements will be an asset to KEPRO,” said Dougher.

To learn more about the services and solutions KEPRO offers, visit www.kepro.com.

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Media Contact: Jamie Kopko, Director of Corporate Communications, [email protected], 717.564.8288 x7076

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