On PR Newswire: John Stamos to Host July 4 Celebration, Best Children’s Hospitals Ranked, Hong Kong Museum-Retail Complex Named

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.


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PBS’ A Capitol Fourth Welcomes Back John Stamos to Lead America’s Independence Day Celebration for Our Entire Nation!

This July 4, America’s national Independence Day celebration kicks off our country’s 242nd birthday, as A Capitol Fourth on PBS welcomes back Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (Fuller House, Scream Queens) to host the festivities. Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, this time-honored 38-year tradition puts viewers front and center for America’s biggest birthday party with the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation lighting up the D.C. skyline.


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U.S. Postal Service to Issue Classic Santa Stamps This Christmas

It’s beginning to look like a classic Christmas! This October, the Postal Service will ring in the 2018 holiday season with four Sparkling Holidays stamps featuring character-rich close-ups of Santa Claus. The Santa images are from Haddon Sundblom paintings created for the Coca-Cola Co. holiday advertisements that ran from the 1940s through the early 1960s. Sundblom, a famed commercial artist, depicted a rosy-cheeked, smiling, grandfatherly man in a red suit that came to embody the very essence of “Santa.”


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Save George Washington’s View

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association (MVLA), a private non-profit organization that owns and operates George Washington’s Mount Vernon, on June 26 announced its public opposition to a planned natural gas compressor station by Dominion Energy directly across the Potomac River from the home of George Washington.  In no way does a natural gas compressor station belong in this mission-protected, historic landscape, and the MVLA vehemently urges Dominion Energy to find a more suitable location.


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U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report released on June 26 the 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The 12th annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings help families of children with complex and rare conditions find the best medical care available. They are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals.


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New Flagship Museum-Retail Complex ‘K11 MUSEA’ Announced in Hong Kong, Transforming Hong Kong’s Celebrated US$2.6 Billion Victoria Dockside Development

New World Development announced on June 21 the naming of the most ambitious project to date from its ground-breaking K11 Group: K11 MUSEA, a new museum-retail complex situated in the heart of Hong Kong’s US$2.6 billion Victoria Dockside development. The new landmark K11 MUSEA — a name inspired by A Muse by the Sea for its retail concepts — will anchor the three-million-square-foot, art and design district at Victoria Dockside in Tsim Sha Tsui, described by U.S. media as “Hong Kong’s Hudson Yards” and “Hong Kong’s most anticipated opening,” while also doubling as a new ultra high-end experiential retail, art, cultural, and dining destination.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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