2017 Empowering Women and Sustainable Development Through Arts and Crafts Auction to Help Chinese Charities

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The 2017 Empowering Women and Sustainable Development through Arts and Crafts Auction recently took over Universal Studios Hollywood in LA to raise funds for charities in China focused on empowering women.

The auction was part of the Empowering Women and Sustainable Development exhibition and gala dinner hosted by the China Women’s Development Foundation (CWDF) and the Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA).

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Toshiba Develops World’s First QLC BiCS FLASH 3D Memory with 4-Bit-Per-Cell Technology Achieves World’s Largest Capacity of 1.5TB in a Single Package

IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)* today announced the latest generation of its BiCS FLASHTM three-dimensional (3D) flash memory1. The newest BiCS FLASH device features 4-bit-per-cell, quadruple-level cell (QLC) technology and is the first2 3D flash memory device to do so. Toshiba’s QLC technology enables larger (768 gigabit) die capacity than the company’s third-generation 512Gb 3-bit-per-cell, triple-level cell (TLC), and pushes the boundaries of flash memory technology.

Toshiba Memory Corporation has developed the world’s first QLC 3D flash memory.


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Texas Children’s Hospital ranks #1 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery among nation’s best pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report

HOUSTON, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce it ranks as the best place for children to receive cardiology and heart surgery care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2017-18 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. To learn more about Texas Children’s Heart Center® please visit texaschildrens.org/heart.

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce it ranks as the best place for children to receive cardiology and heart surgery care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2017-18 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals.


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Pure Leaf Tea House Experience Opens in New York City Touch, Taste and Feel the Beauty of Tea with Real-Brewed Artisanal Pure Leaf Tea Beverages and Pairings, Including a First-of-its-Kind Liquid Tea Leaf Essence

PURCHASE, N.Y., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Starting today, Pure Leaf Tea invites guests to the first Pure Leaf Tea House, located in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. Now open for a limited time through September 24th, at 79 Greene Street, the Pure Leaf Tea House will offer a collection of real-brewed artisanal Pure Leaf teas, complemented with exotic specialty creations and experiences that represent the entire tea-making process. Guests of the Tea House will see drinks and pairings prepared by Pure Leaf’s tea mixologists in an amazing way, through a combination of tea-brewing and mixology.

The Pure Leaf Tea House. Photo courtesy of Pure Leaf.


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Dixie Elixirs partners with TricorBraun under an aggressive six-month timeline to meet the latest cannabis regulations with a custom packaging design solution. TARGET LAUNCH 4/20 REALIZED

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With legalization for medical and recreational use occurring just five years ago in Colorado, cannabis sales exceeded $1 billion in 2016 alone which is a 30% increase. According to the Arcview Group, this industry is estimated to reach nearly $22 billion in total annual sales in the US by 2020. An industry in its infancy with an accelerated growth rate and a whole lot of regulation is one that Dixie Elixirs has been able to continue to successfully evolve with since day one. Colorado became the first state in the nation to open recreational dispensaries and the first place in the world where marijuana is regulated from seed to sale.

TricorBraun partners with Dixie Elixirs to meet the latest cannabis regulations with a custom packaging design solution under aggressive timeline.

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Clean Drinking Water More Important to Americans than Clean Air, According to New Study

– Two in three Americans believe their community’s clean drinking water is at risk

– Most Americans believe significant investments in water infrastructure are needed to avoid future water crises

– Americans expect cross-sector collaboration from governments, businesses and environmental organizations to secure a clean water future

STAMFORD, Conn., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Access to clean drinking water and the nation’s water infrastructure are major concerns for Americans across the country, according to Perspectives on America’s Water,” a new study. A total of 6,699 American adults shared their views on water-related topics in this comprehensive online study conducted on behalf of Nestlé Waters North America by the global market research firm PSB in May 2017. The study, the first of its kind to gather both the opinions of the U.S. general population and those of experts in the field, found that water is viewed as the most important natural resource in Americans’ daily lives, more so even than clean air (87 percent compared to 81 percent). Yet, 61 percent of American consumers and 66 percent of experts characterized water problems as a crisis or major issue for the United States.

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Choice Hotels Unveils “We mean Business” for Corporate Travelers

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has amplified its focus on the business travel segment with new appealing offerings. The company announced today, its “We mean Business” platform, signifying a commitment to partner with corporate travel managers and demonstrate expanded services for business travelers.

Choice Hotels International. (PRNewsFoto/Choice Hotels International)


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Chobani Brings Craftsmanship to Classic American-Style Yogurt with Chobani® Smooth Company’s first-ever non-Greek yogurt recipe gives consumers what they’ve been missing: classic yogurt made with real fruit and only natural, non-GMO ingredients

NORWICH, N.Y., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Chobani LLC, maker of America’s #1 Greek yogurt brand and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer in the U.S., is revolutionizing the dairy aisle once again with Chobani® Smooth, the company’s first foray into non-Greek, classic yogurt.

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Wells Fargo & Home Matters® Movement Create Independent Living for U.S. Veterans — Private-Public Partnerships Help Solve Veteran Housing Issues —

SAN FRANCISCO, June, 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation and Home Matters® movement supporters today announced an effort to re-model and refurbish five homes across the country to ensure veterans are able to live in safe and healthy housing.  The most recent collaboration between Home Matters and the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, known as Home Matters to Veterans, will include “universal design” elements in the homes to allow the veterans to comfortably age-in-place.

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