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FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the PEDIGREE® brand announced a new sponsorship of the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals, furthering the brand's longstanding mission to end pet homelessness. The dog food brand is being featured at the team's Capital One Arena with on-ice logo representation, signage, in-game ads and more. The three-year partnership officially kicked off with the team's first home game on Friday, January 22.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®), announced several new hires to its senior leadership team, effective immediately. These hiring decisions come during an unprecedented time that presents new opportunities to demonstrate purpose and intention while driving home the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.(®)

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced that Michelle Hay has joined the company as global chief people officer.

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Connected fitness industry leader, Echelon Fitness, officially launched their year-long partnership Access Hollywood Host and fitness enthusiast, Mario Lopez. Rooted in a shared love for fitness and connection, this new endeavor highlights what sets Echelon apart and invites people to experience the difference.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, is kicking off the new year with a momentous 10-year anniversary announcement of an inspiring $10 million raised for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) in its decade of supporting the St. Jude mission: Finding cures. Saving children.(® )

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Business Communicators' Nashville chapter (IABC Nashville) announces its 2021 board of directors.

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL) ("Delek Logistics") today declared its quarterly cash distribution for the fourth quarter 2020 of $0.91 per common limited partner unit, or $3.64 per common limited partner unit on an annualized basis. This distribution represents a 0.6 percent increase from the distribution for the third quarter 2020 of $0.905 per common limited partner unit ($3.62 per common limited partner unit annualized) and a 2.8 percent increase over Delek Logistics' distribution for the fourth quarter 2019 of $0.885 per common limited partner unit ($3.54 per common limited partner unit annualized). The fourth quarter 2020 cash distribution is payable on February 9, 2021 to unitholders of record on February 2, 2021.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PetSafe® brand, a global leader in pet product solutions, is extending its popular ScoopFree® Self-Cleaning Litter Box line with the addition of the ScoopFree® Smart Self-Cleaning Litter Box. With the new ScoopFree® Smart Self-Cleaning Litter Box, pet parents can easily monitor their cat's health from anywhere using the My PetSafe® app on their smartphone.

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State Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) has been reappointed to a key leadership role as Deputy Speaker of the Tennessee Senate. The announcement was made by Lt. Gov. Randy McNally during the organizational session on the Senate floor.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for its residents and community employees at its 500(th) community today. The milestone was reached when Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland in Nashville, Tenn., provided the life-saving vaccine to those who live and work there. Brookdale Green Hills was one of 34 Brookdale communities to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics today. Brookdale continues to work tirelessly to get remaining clinics scheduled as expeditiously as possible.

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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Memphis eats more Idahoan Mashed Potatoes than any other in America, enjoying more than 8.5 million servings in the past year alone.* To salute Memphians for this achievement, Idahoan Foods is delivering a pouch of Idahoan(®) Buttery Homestyle(®) Mashed Potatoes to more than 300,000 Memphis households this National Potato Lovers Month and will make a donation to Mid-South Food Bank later in the month.

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BRISTOL, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Contura Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CTRA), a leading U.S. supplier of metallurgical products for the steel industry, today announced that it will change its name, effective February 1, 2021, to Alpha Metallurgical Resources, Inc.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathie Heimerdinger was honored as the first recipient of Action 247's Action 100, a program to honor Tennesseans taking ACTION in their communities. She is the wife of the late Titans offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger. Coach Heimerdinger was with the Titans from 2000-2004 and again from 2008-2010. He passed away in 2011 from a rare form of cancer.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TIS Insurance Services, Inc. (TIS) announces the onboarding of Spencer Nelson and Brad Starkey to its talented team of insurance specialists. Nelson is a business insurance consultant in the general commercial division, and Starkey is a client executive in the employee benefits division. TIS is one of Tennessee's largest independent insurance agencies, serving individuals and businesses in the Southeast.

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FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- While healthcare has often lagged other industries in adopting technology, the COVID-19 pandemic forced an abrupt, dramatic movement. i2i Population Health, a leader in population health technology, embraced the adversity and lived its mission, "Serving Others for Healthy Communities," at new levels. The company pivoted, reassigning or retraining employees, transitioning to remote operations, and building/deploying digital solutions, to enable COVID-19 operations. "Listening to our customers' needs and mobilizing our company to create effective solutions was our sole focus," states, Jennifer Windrow, chief operations officer.

Jan. 21, 1893: The Daily American, a newspaper in Nashville and with a dateline of Johnson City, reported on people found frozen to death. “The weather here for the past two weeks has been the coldest which has ever been known in East Tennessee, it being from 22 to 31 degrees below zero. This morning Sally Grant, an old lady, was found frozen to death in the road. F.B. Abernathy, a prominent merchant of Bakersville, N.C., arrived here today, and brought news of the finding of an old man by the name of Ellis dead at that place yesterday, he being found frozen to death and his body covered with snow. Several other persons are also reported to have been frozen to death near here.”

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryoport, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYRX) ("Cryoport" or the "Company"), a global leader in temperature-controlled supply chain solutions for the life sciences industry, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of an aggregate of 3,787,878 newly issued shares of common stock at a public offering price of $66.00 per share. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 568,181 shares of common stock. The net proceeds to the Company from the offering of the shares are expected to be approximately $234.5 million after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, and assuming no exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. Subject to customary conditions, the offering is expected to close on January 25, 2021.