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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- USWM LLC dba US WorldMeds (USWM), a Kentucky-based company, has today announced their partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Healthcare Ready in bringing urgently needed opioid withdrawal medication to communities in need during the current coronavirus pandemic. This partnership will help address the opioid crisis in the context of COVID-19 for communities, clinics, and patients most impacted by the combination of the pandemic and the existing opioid epidemic. Lee Warren, Chief Operating Officer, stated, "US WorldMeds has been active in addressing the opioid epidemic. As we saw the fallout from this additional global crisis, we wanted to do our part to help out in underserved communities."

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss Inc., a leading provider of technology, data and analytics solutions that mitigate risk, improve the quality and efficiency of patient care, and improve retail performance, today announced Mr. Krishnan (Krish) Sastry's promotion to President and Chief Executive Officer. The company's founder and current President and CEO, Mr. Michael Davis, will remain engaged as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Sastry will assume the President and CEO position as of August 3(rd), 2020 and will serve in his current position as Chief Operating Officer until then.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Louisville based Michter's Distillery will begin shipping the 2020 release of its 10 Year Single Barrel Rye.

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LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today provided a business update to give continued visibility into its performance during the COVID-19 crisis, including topline financial results for June 2020.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur and founder of the Derby Diversity Business Summit (DDBS) Tawana Bain announces the founding of The Global Economic Diversity Development Initiative (GEDDI), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit foundation created to further the diversity, equity, and inclusion work DDBS initiated in 2017 with a specific emphasis on addressing the systemic issues within the Black Community. DDBS will now become an annual program of GEDDI (pronounced JED-eye). GEDDI is a 100% Black founded and Black lead foundation based in Louisville, Kentucky. GEDDI's sole purpose over the next 5 years is supplying economic empowerment, supply chain development, and workforce development with a specific focus on creating equity and opportunity for the Black Community utilizing a proprietary system.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Speedway -- NASCAR driver Angela Ruch and The Wounded Blue, America's only national organization dedicated to assisting officers injured in the line of duty, announced today they will partner on a #BackTheBlue themed car for this weekend's NASCAR Gander Outdoor truck series race at the Kentucky Speedway.

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COVINGTON, Ky., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northern Kentucky Restaurant Association is excited to announce the 29(th) annual Mardi Gras for Homeless Children raised an event-record $167,000 this past year. Hosted on Fat Tuesday at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, the culinary fundraiser brought in over 1,600 guests on February 25, 2020. The proceeds from the Mardi Gras go to three area shelters that provide essential care to homeless children and their families. They are Bethany House Services of Cincinnati, Brighton Center's Homeward Bound and Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Inc. in Covington. Together these agencies serve more than 40,000 needy individuals in our community each year.

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlighten, a leading cannabis technology company, today announced it has become the first cannabis company to have data listed on AWS Data Exchange, a service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that makes it easy to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. The first batch of data went live on AWS Data Exchange earlier this year. Through this relationship, AWS Data Exchange will become the primary source to access Enlighten's vital industry data. Together, the companies will allow millions of AWS customers to have direct access to data on the fast-growing legal cannabis industry.

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