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AARP Announces its Make Your Move Entrepreneurship Contest

Participants have the chance to win $10,000 and meet The People’s Shark Daymond John Washington– AARP announced its third “Make Your Move Entrepreneurship Contest“ to help aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners 45 and older boost their business ventures and goals. The contest will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 22. To enter the contest, entry participants must share their …

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Post-Pandemic Reunions: Quit smoking helps to stay safe and healthy

It has been a long year of social distancing, lockdowns, quarantines, and canceled events. However, as holidays approaching, there will be lots of chances to reconnect. The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional festival celebrated in Asia. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, a symbol of …

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AARP #StopAsianHate Panel: Backing Up Our AAPI Elders With Data

Researchers from NAPAWF, Stop AAPI Hate and UCSF present key survey findings and disaggregated data to bring attention to critical issues for AAPIs 50-Plus On August 25, AARP hosted a virtual panel – “AARP #StopAsianHate Panel: Backing Up Our AAPI Elders With Data” – which addressedanti-Asian hate from a data perspective. The event included a presentation by research experts on …

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month blasts off in an unforgettable way for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude physician assistant, cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux launches into space, Netflix releases documentary on Inspiration4, auctions planned, communities everywhere team up for virtual St. Jude Walk/Run, 60+ celebrities lend support on social media MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2021) – During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, witness how the sky is no limit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. St. …

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How to Pay for College in 2021

COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty around the college experience, including whether or not parents will be able to pay for their children’s tuition and expenses amid the pandemic. Whether your family’s income has been impacted by the pandemic, or you just want to have more money to allocate to other life priorities, here are some recommendations from Northwestern …

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Marvel Studios Debuts Action-Packed Featurette for “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

he Marvel Cinematic Universe Welcomes Its Newest Super Hero to the Screen on September 3 In the action-packed “Next Level Action” featurette, cast members Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh and Fala Chen, and producer Kevin Feige, director Destin Daniel Cretton and fight coordinator Andy Cheng offer an upfront look at the jaw-dropping action in Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and …

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APIA Vote Responds to US Census Bureau’s Release of 2020 Demographic Data

WASHINGTON, DC –  Christine Chen, Executive Director of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote, issued the following statement after the United States Census Bureau released new demographic data from the 2020 Census to the states for the purposes of redrawing electoral districts, giving us a deeper understanding of Americans’ self-identities. “The United States Census Bureau’s new demographic data confirms what …

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Marvel Studios Debuts New Featurette For “Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings”

WITNESS THE RISE OF A MARVEL LEGEND IN THEATERS ON SEPTEMBER 3 On August 2nd, Disney dropped a new action-packed featurette for Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings”, where viewers can join producer Kevin Feige, Simu Liu (Shang-Chi), Awkwafina (Katy), and director Destin Daniel Cretton in exploring the plot and making of this new installment in the …

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Wells Fargo Active CashSM Card Survey Reveals the Pandemic Drove Credit Card Holders to Purge Closets, Social Media Friends, and Complicated Rewards Cards

Following surge of “pandemic purges,” Americans chose to “wallet edit,” becoming more invested and selective in how they manage money, and enhancing preference for cash back cards SAN FRANCISCO – July 26, 2021 – According to a Wells Fargo Active Cash Card survey, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted two-thirds (63%) of credit card-holding consumers to initiate “pandemic purges.” When looking at …

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Enjoy the Week of Raya and the Last Dragon with Walt Disney Animation Studios and Stu. Jude Childen’s Hospital

This week, Disney Animation Studios partnered with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® to celebrate the release of movie “Raya and the Last Dragon” to spread joy through a series of virtual events for St. Jude patient families and its generous supporters. “Raya and the Last Dragon”, featuring Disney’s first ever Southeast Asian princess, is an epic journey to the fantasy …

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