MJ Makes a Record Make-A-Wish Donation, Subway Explores a Sale | This Week on PR Newswire

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.

To help journalists stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a recap of some major stories from the week that shouldn’t be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan makes largest individual donation in Make-A-Wish history

Jordan’s donation will create an endowment to provide the funds needs to make future wishes possible for kids with critical illnesses. His support comes on the heels of a recent 2022 Wish Impact Study that indicates that wishes can play an important part in the healing process.

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes Headed to Disneyland Resort Following Stellar Performance in Kansas City’s Super Bowl LVII Victory

Patrick Mahomes paused for a moment amid the euphoria of his team’s championship performance and revealed that he is going to the one place every NFL player longs to go after the big game: “I’m Going to Disneyland!”

Subway to Explore Possible Sale

Subway®, one of the world’s largest restaurant brands, announced that its shareholders are exploring a possible sale of the company. There is no indication of timing or assurance that a sale will occur.

Chipotle Introduces New California-Inspired Fresh Eatery Concept, Farmesa

Bowls from Chipotle's new fresh eatery concept, Farmesa.

Source: PRNewsfoto/Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.

Farmesa will serve a variety of bowls ranging in price from $11.95 to $16.95. Each bowl will feature a protein, green or grain, two sides, a choice of five sauces, and a topping option.

Forbes Travel Guide Unveils 2023 Star Awards

The 65th annual list features 360 Five-Star, 585 Four-Star and 433 Recommended hotels; 79 Five-Star, 113 Four-Star and 67 Recommended restaurants; and 119 Five-Star and 195 Four-Star spas worldwide. FTG also announced its first-ever ocean cruise ratings with five ships.

Introducing the Henry Homesteader 9mm: A Semi-Auto Carbine Delivering American Heritage and Ingenuity

Man holding the new Henry Homesteader 9mm

Source: PRNewsfoto/Henry Repeating Arms

The Homesteader 9mm boasts premium materials and an adaptable feature set to provide effortless versatility for various roles, including home defense, protecting livestock from the predators that threaten them, and as a fun, approachable firearm for the shooting range.

Jason Derulo and Danny White Launch Pro Volleyball Federation Team in Omaha

“I am a passionate creator, and by being able to help these world-class athletes who are also passionate about their craft further their careers, build their own brands, and establish themselves as true superstars within their sport and their community – that’s what truly excites me,” Derulo said.

M&M’S® Concludes Epic Super Bowl LVII Campaign

The M&M’S brand brought the fun with unexpected plot twists and humorous scenarios, designed to surprise and delight fun-loving fans leading up to and during The Big Game – all culminating with the triumphant return of the beloved spokescandies on one of the world’s biggest stages.

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, the Cardi B & Offset Meal is Coming to a McDonald’s Near You

Cardi B and Offset share the love this Valentine’s Day with McDonald’s first-ever duo meal.

Source: PRNewsfoto/McDonald’s USA, LLC

“Whether it’s going for a date night or grabbing a bite after late-night studio sessions… I’m always asking Offset to take me to McDonald’s,” says Cardi B. “And now, Offset and I have a meal named after us! I want all my fans to try it – especially with that BBQ sauce.”

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Can’t-Miss Earnings

In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Marriott, Airbnb, and Paramount.

Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.

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Rocky Parker is the Manager of Audience and Journalist Engagement at Cision PR Newswire. She's been with the company since 2010 and has worked with journalists and bloggers as well as PR and comms professionals. Outside of work, she can be found trying a new recipe, binging a new show, or cuddling with her pitbull, Hudson.

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