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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

#NHLPeachy @NHL NHL Morning Skate: Stanley Cup Final Edition – June 19, 2024


* For the second straight game: the Oilers opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal, Connor McDavid netted four points, an NHL assists record fell and the Stanley Cup was in the building but not lifted.

* Evan Bouchard became the first defenseman in 43 years to collect three assists when facing elimination in the Final, breaking Paul Coffey’s single-postseason assists record by a defenseman in the process.

* Edmonton’s 13 goals over the past two games are the most while facing elimination in the Final during the League’s modern era (since 1943-44) as they fended off a Panthers comeback attempt to become the fourth club in NHL history to force Game 6 after losing the first three games of the championship series.


MCDAVID NOTCHES ANOTHER NHL FIRST TO (AGAIN) HELP EXTEND STANLEY CUP FINAL

Since the Oilers fell behind 3-0 in the Stanley Cup Final, Oilers captain Connor McDavid has responded with consecutive four-point games – a first by any player at any point in 106 championship series in League history. McDavid’s efforts have helped Edmonton become the fourth team in League history to force at least a Game 6 after losing the first three games of the Final.

* McDavid (3-8—11 in 5 GP) has the most points in a Final by an active player and the most by any skater since Daniel Briere (3-9—12 in 2010 w/ PHI; 6 GP). McDavid needs two to tie the NHL record.

* McDavid now has eight points over the past two games (3-5—8), the most points when facing elimination in a Stanley Cup Final in League history – besting the previous mark last achieved 82 years ago. In 1942, Don Metz (4-3—7) and Syl Apps (3-4—7) each had seven points over four games with the Maple Leafs facing elimination against the Red Wings to spur the only successful comeback from a 3-0 series deficit in Final history. The other seven-point instance was achieved by Babe Dye with the Toronto St. Patricks in 1922 (6-1—7 in 2 GP).

* McDavid became the first player in NHL history with consecutive four-point games at any point in a Final. He and Wayne Gretzky (2x in 1985) are the only players in League history with multiple four-point games at any time in a championship series.

* McDavid (1-2—3 in P2 of Games 4 & 5) became the first player in NHL history to record multiple three-point periods in a single Stanley Cup Final. He is the third player in League history with multiple three-point periods during his career in the Final, following Bernie Geoffrion (1955: P2 in Game 6; 1959: P3 in Game 4) and Stan Mikita (1961: P3 in Game 5; 1973: P2 in Game 5).

* McDavid (8-34—42 in 23 GP) added to his NHL record for most assists in a postseason and now has the fourth-most points in a playoff year behind two entries by Gretzky and one by Mario Lemieux. McDavid (40-134—174 in 99 GP) established a career high for most points in a campaign combining regular season and playoffs.

ANOTHER ASSISTS RECORD FALLS AS BOUCHARD PASSES COFFEY
One game after Connor McDavid broke Wayne Gretzky’s record for assists in a playoff year by any player, Evan Bouchard broke one of his own by surpassing Paul Coffey’s NHL benchmark for assists by a defenseman in one postseason. Bouchard overtook his assistant coach with the first three-assist performance by a defenseman while facing elimination in the Final in 43 years.

* Bouchard collected his seventh multi-assist performance of these playoffs to tie Larry Robinson (7 in 1978) for the most by a defenseman in one postseason. Bouchard’s ninth multi-point game of the postseason put him into a tie with Brian Leetch (9 in 1994) and Coffey (9 in 1985) for the second most in a playoff year by a defenseman, behind Al MacInnis (10 in 1989).

EDMONTON EVADES ELIMINATION AGAIN, SENDS FINAL BACK TO ROGERS PLACE

The Oilers became the fourth team in NHL history to force a Game 6 after facing a 3-0 series deficit in the Stanley Cup Final, joining the 2012 Devils, 1945 Red Wings and 1942 Maple Leafs. Edmonton was the first in League history to do so by earning a road win in Game 5.

* The Oilers improved to 4-0 with their season on the line in 2024, setting a franchise record for most wins when facing elimination in a playoff year. Only eight teams in League history have had more.

* The Oilers improved to 7-5 as visitors this postseason and tied the Panthers (7-3) for the most road wins among all teams. Edmonton earned seven road wins in a playoff year for the fourth time in franchise history. It was the 46th road win overall in these playoffs, one shy of the record set in 2012 and matched last year.

* Edmonton’s 13 goals when facing elimination in the Final are the second most in NHL history behind the 19 scored by the 1942 Maple Leafs. That total includes a stretch of nine consecutive goals scored by Edmonton from Game 4 to Game 5.

PANTHERS PRESSED FOR CHANCE TO LIFT LORD STANLEY

Playing first potential Stanley Cup-clinching home game in franchise history, the Panthers pushed to the final buzzer by clawing at a pair of three-goal deficits to pull within one early in the third period – a frame in which they outshot the Oilers 10-4. There have been only six three-goal comeback wins in Stanley Cup Final history, including only one to clinch a championship (details in June 18 Live Updates).

* Evan Rodrigues (1-1—2) scored his fourth goal of the series 14 seconds after Edmonton took a 4-1 lead (the fastest two goals in the Final since 2015). Rodrigues leads the Panthers with 4-2—6 against the Oilers, accounting for more than half his goal total this postseason (7-7—14 in 22 GP) as well as the highest goal and point totals by a Panthers player in the club’s three appearances in the Final.

* Matthew Tkachuk (1-1—2) increased his totals to 6-16—22 this postseason to overtake captain Aleksander Barkov (7-14—21) for the team lead and put him two points back of the franchise record he set last year. Tkachuk notched his eighth multi-point game of these playoffs to tie Barkov (8 in 2024) for the franchise record.

McCAULEY JOINS “NHL IN ASL” TELECAST FOR GAME 5 OF STANLEY CUP FINAL
NHL referee Wes McCauley joined the “NHL in ASL” telecast for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to serve as a rules analyst while explaining the origin of some hand signals made by officials and providing additional commentary. The telecast also featured actor Keivonn Woodard (known for role in HBO’s The Last of Us) and hockey player Katelyn Koester (member of U.S. Women’s National Deaf Hockey Team).

* Click here to watch McCauley break down the history of hand signals in the sport which included highlighting former NHL referee and Hockey Hall of Fame member Bill "The Big Whistle" Chadwick, who is credited with pioneering the practice.

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By Rob Sayegh, Founder/Owner of Judy Z's Sports Tavern & Kitchen

"I have known Peachy for almost 10 years now through owning 2 different Sports taverns and have always been a fan. I am lucky enough to have been visited and critiqued by her, as well. It is nice to have someone who appreciates the entrepreneurial struggles and their stories. She is fair and fun to talk to. And I am thankful for her interests in my businesses, and honored to call her a friendly acquaintance in the media."

-Rob Sayegh
Founder/Owner
Judy Z's Sports Tavern & Kitchen

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#LiteraryPeachy #FrancePeachy 2024 Fitzgerald Prize Laureate Announced at Hôtel Belles Rives

F. Scott Fitzgerald is Peachy Deegan's favorite author of all time.

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Celebrated American Author Joyce Carol Oates Accepts 13th Annual Literary Award for “48 Clues into the Disappearance of My Sister”

In a ritualistic launch of summer, a ceremony held at Hôtel Belles Rives on the French Riviera, jury members of the 2024 Fitzgerald Prize, a French literary award created in 2011 by Marianne Estène-Chauvin—President of the Francis Scott Fitzgerald Academy and owner of Hôtel Belles Rives—announced this year’s laureate, the celebrated author, Joyce Carol Oates who was honored for her book 48 Clues into the Disappearance of My Sister.

While the American author’s book has received positive reviews and recognition from various literary critics and publications, the Fitzgerald Prize is the first prize awarded for the novel. Oates accepted the recognition with a speech on the hotel’s terrace overlooking the splendor of iconic Cap d’Antibes.

“A heartfelt thank you to the jurors of the 2024 Prix Fitzgerald,” said Joyce Carol Oates, “and a heartfelt thank you to Marianne Chauvin for the privilege of being a guest at this fabled place, so commemorated by F. Scott Fitzgerald in the very site in which the 1926, nearly a century ago, Fitzgerald spoke of experiencing ‘strange, precious, and all too transitory moments, when everything in one’s life seems to be going well,’ so I think I will end on that note. Transitory moments when everything in life seems to be going well. Thank you.”

Every year in June, Hôtel Belles Rives hosts the Fitzgerald Prize, which honors a novel or short story that reflects the elegance, spirit, and art of living embodied by the American writer and adopted son of the French Riviera, Francis Scott Fitzgerald. This year’s nominees included Ian McEwan, Manuel Vilas, Christian Kracht, Caroline O'Donaghue, and Joyce Carol Oates.

The Fitzgerald Prize winner is selected by a jury composed of journalists, writers, and film personalities who are passionate about literature. The jury, helmed by journalist and deputy director of Le Figaro, Bertrand de Saint Vincent, selected the titles as nominees on March 23 and selected the two finalists for the Fitzgerald Prize in mid-May. The honor recognizes a novel or short story that reflects the elegance, wit, taste for style, and art of living of the American writer Francis Scott Fitzgerald.

“Joyce Carol Oates's ability to weave intricate and compelling narratives is unmatched. Her exploration of the human psyche and relationships, particularly in 48 Clues into the Disappearance of My Sister, exemplifies the elegance and depth that the Fitzgerald Prize seeks to honor,” said Marianne Estène-Chauvin.

Oates is an incredibly prolific author, having written over 70 books across various genres, including novels, short story collections, poetry volumes, plays, essays, and criticism. Some of her most notable works include We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde. Her latest book, 48 Clues into the Disappearance of My Sister, for which she received the 2024 Fitzgerald Prize, adds to her extensive bibliography. The synopsis of Oates' 48 Clues into the Disappearance of My Sister provided by French publishing house Philippe Rey highlights the suspenseful and psychological nature of the novel that follows the story of a woman named Georgina Fulmer, who is searching for her missing sister, Marguerite Fulmer. The narrative explores themes of sibling rivalry and the mysteries surrounding Marguerite's disappearance through a series of clues and emotional revelations.

Oates joins the portfolio of recent Fitzgerald Prize winners including Quentin Tarantino, who was last year’s laureate, Jonathan Dee, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jay McInerney, Christopher Bollen, and William Boyd as well as separate honors given on rare occasions; a Gatsby Prize awarded to Thadée Klossowski de Rola and a Zelda Prize awarded to Dominique Bona.

The Fitzgerald Prize concluded with a dinner held in the exclusive setting of the legendary terraces of this Cap d'Antibes landmark hotel.

For more information, visit bellesrives.com and follow on Instagram @bellesrives.

ABOUT HÔTEL BELLES RIVES
Hôtel Belles Rives is an Art Deco gem that stands above the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean. F. Scott Fitzgerald penned Tender is the Night here, and the property is a testament to the breezy extravagance of a bygone era yet reveals a modern design, offering 43 recently renovated rooms and suites. A gastronomic Mediterranean experience awaits at La Passagère, the onsite, one-star Michelin restaurant led by culinary maestro, Aurélien Véquaud. Classic cocktails can be found at the newly renovated Bar Fitzgerald, named for the property’s original resident. The hotel’s private beach features the Belles Rives Beach Restaurant, the Water Sports Club, and the jetty that’s home to the hotel’s private boat dock. Extend that sun kissed, blissed-out feeling with an innovative treatment by luxe Swiss skincare house, Valmont onsite at its namesake beauty corner. The property—with an ownership bloodline dating back to the 1930s—is now helmed by the fourth generation, the 42-year-old, Antoine Chauvin-Estène who is imparting an egalitarian and refreshing approach to this emblematic riviera classic.

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#InauguralReview #SevillaRestaurant by #JoseLloves Owner Since 1964 and #BienvenidoAlvarez Oldest Spanish Restaurant in the United States Since April 1936 62 Charles Street Corner of 4th Street Greenwich Village Manhattan

Say yes please to the Paella a la Marinera
By Miguel Lloves:
It's time to light up your life with a hit that though is quite established is new to us!
It's not who you know, it's WHOM YOU KNOW and now we know Sevilla!  It has an incredible storied history, detailed so well here on their website, and we understand the building dates back to 1824.  Prior to 1924, it had been a grocery store, and the bar began in 1924 and today this original cherry wood bar is celebrating its 100th birthday.  Sevilla is the oldest Spanish restaurant with origins direct from Spain in the United States and it began in 1936!  We cannot WAIT to see what Sevilla does when they turn 90 like our friend in Georgetown, Billy Martin just did last year (well his RESTAURANT, not youthful Billy! The 4th and Best Billy Martin in our humble opinion.  Of course that's been a Peachy's Pick for many years.)
We were delighted to work with owner Jose Lloves and his son Miguel, and Jose has been the owner since way back in 1964, and Sevilla concentrates on the cuisine of the Province of Seville, the Southern Area of Spain.   Today Jose owns Sevilla along with his brother, Bienvenido Alvarez.  We understand everything is made from scratch and nothing is ever premade.  Miguel told us that Seville/Sevilla is where Christopher Columbus left Europe!
We began as you should in the heat of summer: with Gazpacho!
It was fresh and fragrant and when we visited, it had an element of watermelon which was delicious!  Sometimes there's strawberry; other times there's cucumber.  This is our first Sevilla experience and all of these sound good to us.  They use very little garlic.
As you know we are advocates of green salad.  To that end, we were delighted with the House Salad and they were happy to put the dressing on the side.  Their house dressing is French and all salad components were fresh and what we are looking for.
We absolutely adored and are crazy for the Mushrooms with Crabmeat.  They use brilliant silver dollar mushrooms and the crab quality was tremendously excellent.  We cannot wait to eat them again.  And, pictures do not lie.  We never edit pictures: we publish the truth and the truth is Jose and Miguel knocked it out of the park with these and you have to have them.  There is a lemony sauce.
Historically at Spanish places, Peachy always orders garlic shrimp and the Shrimp Ajillo in Hot Garlic Sauce boasted a solid performance, above.
We're told they have fish deliveries three times a week, and are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Next in the batting order was another winner: Red Snapper.  It's Chilean or Argentinian and is gorgeously roasted with shrimp, peppers, tomatoes and onions and combined, it regally perches upon delicious saffron rice which we also loved.  The seafood elements were in ideal proportion to each other and the vegetables flavored them well and added nutritional value.
Everyone knows Peachy loves seafood, especially on a hot day like today.  However, if you are looking for a non-fish dinner, we believe the Pollo Ajillo with Hot Garlic Sauce has wide appeal.  Olive Oil, Garlic, Paprika and salt bring this to the higher echelons of flavor and it hits the spot.  Peachy is a huge fan of garlic and if you are too you must try this dish.
Avid readers know Peachy's favorite color is green, and she always is on the lookout for superb green sauces and you will be the first to know, readers, when she finds good ones!  And this is an excellent one:  Little Neck Clams waltz in spectacular fashion in the Sevilla Green Sauce of garlic, salt, minced onions, white wine and of course Parsley.  It's a bespoke original you absolutely must meet.
Finally, our favorite edible on this review was personally created by Jose Lloves and it was simply outstanding!!! Meet Paella a la Marinera: Seafood and Lobster with Rice.
We love the contrast of red lobster with green peas which visually captivates you and you be enthralled by the symphony of seafood that awaits you in sublime summer fun exclusively at Sevilla by the Lloves family.
Obviously, they give you the correct utensils but that is nice for you to know because it doesn't happen everywhere!
There are many reasons why this place has been thriving since 1936 and we only wish we went sooner.
Check out that tremendous claw!
It was just as delicious as you would imagine from its below glamour shot!
The lobster is from New England.
Finally, do not miss the amazing Red Sangria crafted with red delicious apples, orange and lemon with of course Red Wine.  It's a summer must.
Jose and Peachy
We know you are going to love it, and also llove it!
We look forward to seeing what Sevilla does next.




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#ChampagneWishes Matt Gallo of Gallo Vineyards Elected 2024-25 Wine Institute Chairman New Officers and Board Directors Named

Matt Gallo, vice president and general manager of Gallo Vineyards, Inc., headquartered in Modesto, was elected Wine Institute Board chairman for the 2024-25 fiscal year at the organization’s 90th Annual Membership and Board of Directors Meeting in Lodi, June 9-11, 2024.

Other officers elected were Robin Baggett of Alpha Omega Winery in St. Helena and Tolosa Winery in San Luis Obispo, first vice chairman; Gretchen Roddick of Hope Family Wines in Paso Robles, second vice chairman; Ben Dollard of Treasury Wine Estates America, treasurer; and Ed Matovcik of Constellation Brands, secretary. Robert P. Koch is president and CEO of Wine Institute.

Randall Lange, co-founder of LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards, is the outgoing chairman and becomes an ex-officio board member.

“I look forward to working with Wine Institute leadership to build on our successes in policy, advocacy and sustainability, and to increase awareness of the positive impact of our sector to ensure the California wine community continues to thrive,” said Matt Gallo.

At Gallo Vineyards Inc., Matt manages vineyard holdings, grape growing, acquisitions and development of future estate vineyards and strengthening the capabilities of the winemaking facilities to give the team the best possible tools for making world-class wines. As a third-generation family member, he has held a variety of positions within the organization, including in Coastal Operations and Premium Winemaking. He carries the family philosophy of never being satisfied and always seeking to make better wine.

“Wine Institute and our more than 1,000 members will be well served by Matt’s leadership and vision,” said Koch. “Matt and the Gallo family have been at the leading edge of sustainability and California’s wine community for generations. Matt’s dedication and experience will be true assets that will help guide us."

Wine Institute’s membership also elected new district and at-large directors and their alternates. District directors and their alternates were elected on a one-winery, one-vote basis in each district.

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2024-2025 District Directors
Northern
Kaj Ahlmann, Six Sigma Winery
Alternate
John C. Kane, Bonterra Organic Estates

Sonoma
Steve MacRostie, MacRostie Winery & Vineyards
Julie Pedroncelli St. John, Pedroncelli Winery
Katie Wetzel Murphy, Alexander Valley Vineyards
Alan Ramey, Ramey Wine Cellars
Alternates:
Louis M. Foppiano, Foppiano Winery
Tobin Ginter, Rodney Strong Vineyards
Christopher Lloyd Strieter, Senses Wines

Napa
Pam Starr, Crocker & Starr Winery
Anthony Truchard, Truchard Vineyards
Robin Baggett, Alpha Omega
Alan Viader, VIADER Vineyards and Winery
Michael Reynolds, HALL Wines
Alternates:
Kellie Duckhorn, Baldacci Family Vineyards
Christopher Hall, Long Meadow Ranch Winery
Karen Fontanella, Fontanella Family Winery
Darioush Khaledi, Darioush
Paul Woolls, Progeny Winery

San Francisco Bay
Christine Wente, Wente Family Estates
Alternate:
Bill Cooper, Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards

Monterey Bay
Scott Scheid, Scheid Vineyards

Central Coast
Clarence Chia, JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery
Gretchen Roddick, Hope Family Wines
Nicholas Miller, Miller Family Wine Company
Caine Thompson, Robert Hall Winery

Southern
Phil Baily, Baily Winery
Alternate:
Stephen Kahle, Woof‘n Rose Winery

Sierra
Steven Millier, Milliaire Winery

Northern Interior
David Phillips, Michael David Winery
Alternate:
Marissa Lange, LangeTwins Family Vineyards and Winery

Southern Interior
John Allbaugh, Bronco Wine Company
Alternate:
Kyle W. Ray, ASV Wine

All members elected 20 at-large directors who had been nominated by the Institute’s Finance and Administration Committee.

2024-2025 At-Large Directors
Ryan Bogle, Bogle Family Wine Collection
Alternate: Warren Bogle, Bogle Family Wine Collection

Caroline Coleman Bailey, GALLO
Alternate: Maribel Delgado, GALLO

Matt McHargue, Constellation Brands
Alternate: Sam Glaetzer, Constellation Brands

Ben Dollard, Treasury Wine Estates
Alternate: Ben Duemler, Treasury Wine Estates

Debra Dommen, Treasury Wine Estates
Alternate: Jane Froyd, Treasury Wine Estates

Jennifer Evans, The Wine Group
Alternate: Keith Bauman, The Wine Group

Matt Gallo, Gallo Vineyards, Inc.
Alternate: Stephanie Gallo, GALLO

Amy Hoopes, The Wine Group
Alternate: Jeannie Bremmer, The Wine Group

Cheryl Indelicato, Delicato Family Wines
Alternate: Mark Merrion, Delicato Family Wines

Katie Jackson, Jackson Family Wines
Alternate: Vacant

Peter Larson, Trinchero Family Estates
Alternate: Roger J. Trinchero, Trinchero Family Estates

Daniel Leonard, Bronco Wine Company
Alternate: Chris Mifsud, Bronco Wine Company

Lawrence Lohr, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Alternate: Jeff Humphreys, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Deidre Mahlan, The Duckhorn Portfolio
Alternate: Sean Sullivan, The Duckhorn Portfolio

Ed Matovcik, Constellation Brands
Alternate: Tiffanie De Liberty, Constellation Brands

Viviann Stapp, Jackson Family Wines
Alternate: Carolyn Wasem, Jackson Family Wines

Robert Torkelson, Trinchero Family Estates
Alternate: Anthony Torres, Trinchero Family Estates

Matthew Towers, O'Neill Vintners & Distillers
Alternate: Anuj Girdhar, O'Neill Vintners & Distillers

Jolene Yee, Delicato Family Wines
Alternate: Corey Beck, Delicato Family Wines

About Wine Institute

Established in 1934, Wine Institute is the public policy advocacy group of more than 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses that initiates and advocates state, federal and international public policy to enhance the environment for the responsible production, consumption and enjoyment of wine. The organization works to protect the economic and environmental health of the state through its leadership in sustainable winegrowing.

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#HealthyPeachy HealthPartners Institute receives $3.2M grant from National Cancer Institute to create and study new tool that will improve care for patients with genetic risk of cancer

The project, which leverages HealthPartners myGenetics community research database, will help primary care clinicians provide the latest screening recommendations to patients with inherited breast, ovarian and colon cancer risks

About 1 million people in the United States have certain genes that significantly increase their risk of breast, ovarian and colon cancers. But it’s challenging for patients to be confident they are receiving recommended cancer screenings because guidelines frequently change as the medical community learns more about how to reduce the risk these genes confer.

HealthPartners Institute is working to change that with a $3.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute. Its researchers will create a clinical decision support tool that will help care teams and patients with known genetic risks keep up to date with the latest cancer prevention and screening recommendations. The goal is to prevent cancers or catch cancers earlier to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life.

“Screening recommendations for these patients are quite a bit different than the screening recommendations for the general population, and they frequently change, which makes it challenging for patients and primary care teams to stay up-to-date with current recommendations,” said Dr. Patrick O’Connor, senior research investigator with HealthPartners Institute and lead researcher on the project. “We’re creating a tool that uses a variety of algorithms to identify current recommendations for each patient and help primary care teams provide these patients with the most up-to-date screenings.”

Clinical decision support: How it works

The clinical decision support tool will be embedded in the electronic health record. It will alert clinicians to patients who already have been found to have high inherited risk of breast, ovarian or colon cancer through the myGenetics program or other genetic screening. The decision support tool will remind each patient and their primary care clinician about the recommended treatment options that may reduce each patient’s risk of disease.

HealthPartners Institute has a long history of creating successful clinical decision support tools for other conditions like hypertension, diabetes and kidney disease. Its Wizard CDS tool has been used in more than 9 million visits on more that 2 million patients across multiple health systems in the country and has been shown to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease by more than 10 percent.

The new NCI-funded cancer screening study will involve 40 clinics across the HealthPartners system. Twenty clinics will be randomized to use the tool, while the other 20 clinics will receive the tool 18 months later. Researchers will then determine whether the tool increased appropriate screening and cancer prevention care among at-risk patients, and how patients and care teams like using the tool.

Making precision medicine actionable

Medical researchers have made significant discoveries in recent years about the relationship between genes, lifestyle behaviors, and disease risk. This interplay is called precision medicine and it’s already improving the way patients and their clinicians can identify, prevent and treat a variety of diseases.

However, this increasingly sophisticated ability to precisely quantify health risk and create tailored prevention and treatment plans will require new ways of organizing and presenting data so that it’s useful for care teams and easily understood by patients.

“When you look at the advances that are happening in the field of precision medicine, it’s truly impressive,” said O’Connor. “But there is a risk of information overload. That’s why we’re creating a system to help organize these data in a way that’s clear to patients so they can make informed decisions about treatment options that may be of benefit to them.”

myGenetics milestone

In May 2022, HealthPartners and genomics company Helix launched myGenetics, a voluntary, no-cost community health research program designed to help participants learn if they are at risk for heart disease, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and certain types of colorectal cancer. Additionally, its vision was to create a genetics research database involving a large, diverse population that could be used to tailor healthcare and improve outcomes for several inherited conditions.

Since then more than 39,000 have enrolled to better understand their health, family history and support groundbreaking research that will improve care for everyone. This NCI-funded study marks the first federally funded research that leverages these data to improve care. Because the tool will be useful for patients who already know they are living with inherited risk factors, researchers hope it will spur enrollment in the genetics program – particularly among patients from diverse backgrounds who are less likely to be up to date on some cancer screenings.

To enroll in myGenetics, visit HealthPartners.com/mygenetics.

About HealthPartners Institute

HealthPartners Institute is part of HealthPartners, a nonprofit organization with a mission of improving health and well-being in partnership with its members, patients and community. HealthPartners Institute supports this mission through research and education—advancing care delivery and public health around the globe. The Institute annually conducts more than 350 research studies and trains 700+ medical residents and fellows and 1,200+ medical and advanced practice students. Its integration with HealthPartners’ hospitals, clinics and health plan strengthens the Institute’s ability to discover and develop evidence-based solutions and translate them into practice. Visit healthpartnersinstitute.org for more information.

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Monday, June 17, 2024

#FashionAlert GENESIS AND THE COUNCIL OF FASHION DESIGNERS OF AMERICA OPEN SUBMISSIONS FOR 2024 AAPI DESIGN + INNOVATION GRANT Our Coverage Sponsored by Hallak Cleaners the Couture Cleaner @hallakcleaners @hallakcouturecleaner

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Genesis and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) today announced the opening of submissions for the CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant for 2024-2025. Following the overwhelming success of the first-of-its-kind challenge, the second iteration of the mentorship program will continue to advance its inaugural mission to support innovation in design within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The program invites emerging fashion designers to compete for funding and support as they take on the challenge to create collections that celebrate the fusion of their Asian heritage and contemporary design.


GENESIS AND THE COUNCIL OF FASHION DESIGNERS OF AMERICA OPEN SUBMISSIONS FOR 2024 AAPI DESIGN + INNOVATION GRANT

The CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant offers rising fashion designers the opportunity to receive invaluable education and mentorship from industry leaders, along with financial backing from Genesis, to transform their creative visions into reality. Aspiring designers who apply will be selected by a new committee of advisors and mentors who will provide their expertise and counsel to the selected participants as they curate their collections. Three applicants will be selected as participants in the mentorship program. The selected participants' final collections will be showcased prominently at Genesis House in February 2025, where an advisory board of industry experts and CFDA members will judge the resulting designs. Mentors and advisory board members include:

Alina Cho (Journalist)
Eva Chen (Vice President of Fashion, Meta)
Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim (Founders, Monse)
Jodie Chan (VP of Global Marketing & Communications, Carolina Herrera)
Rachel Espersen (Executive Director, Genesis Brand Experience, Genesis House & Studio)
Sandra Park (Vice President Merchandise Manager - Menswear, Saks)
Stephanie Horton (Senior Director Global Marketing, Google)
Steven Kolb (CEO, CFDA)
Tina Leung (Stylist and Influencer)
Wen Zhou (Co-Founder, 3.1 Phillip Lim)

Each selected participant in the CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant will receive a grant of $40,000 from Genesis to fuel their research and design development over the course of the challenge. This grant will enable them to embark on an immersive journey to Seoul, South Korea to help inspire their collections. The winning designer will be presented with an additional $60,000 to further grow their business, resulting in a total grant award of $100,000.

"We're thrilled to collaborate once again with the CFDA on this incredible initiative where we have the opportunity to highlight the innovative spirit of the AAPI community in fashion design," said Rachel Espersen, Executive Director of Brand Experience at Genesis House and Studios, Genesis Motor America. "As we continue to champion design, heritage, and technology at Genesis House, we're eager to help facilitate the remarkable creativity that is sure to emerge from this year's applicants."

"The CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant helps us highlight emerging AAPI talent, significantly impacting American fashion and our efforts to build greater diversity in the industry," said Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA. "We are excited to start the second edition of the program and help creatives build their ideas."

In February 2024, Grace Ling was announced as the winner of the first-ever CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant. Ling showcased her final collection at Genesis House, highlighting three bespoke looks that combined aspects of her Asian heritage with modern touches, incorporating references to figures from Asian folktales and utilizing a unique 3D printing process to create one of the looks from the collection.

Submissions for the second annual CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant open today, June 12, inviting designers to apply for the opportunity to participate in this exciting program. Designers can apply here.

Genesis House is a sophisticated oasis located in the heart of New York City's Meatpacking District, offering experiences influenced by Korean culture and community, culinary excellence, and innovative architecture and technology. Consisting of the Showroom, Restaurant, and Cellar Stage, the lifestyle space evokes audacious design, progressive function and a distinctly Korean atmosphere that showcases the Genesis brand in harmony and balance with its surroundings.

Genesis Motor North America
At Genesis, we put the customer at the center of every decision we make. Genesis is a global automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design, safety, and innovation while looking towards a more sustainable future. Genesis designs customer experiences that go beyond products, embodying audacious, forward-thinking, and distinctly Korean characteristics within its unique Athletic Elegance design identity. With a growing range of award-winning models — including the 2023 MotorTrend Car of the Year G90 along with G70, G80, GV60, GV70, GV80, and GV80 Coupe – Genesis aims to lead the age of electrification with battery EVs, starting with its Electrified G80, GV60, and Electrified GV70 models.

Please visit our media site for the latest news at www.genesisnewsusa.com (United States) and www.genesisnews.ca (Canada).

About CFDA
The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1962 with a membership of 420 of America's foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry, and accessory designers. Pillars include Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through the IMPACT initiative, as well as Sustainability in Fashion. The organization provides its Members with timely and relevant thought-leadership and business development support. Emerging designers and students are supported through professional development programming and numerous grant and scholarship opportunities. In addition to hosting the annual CFDA Fashion Awards, the organization owns the Fashion Calendar and is the organizer of the Official New York Fashion Week Schedule. The CFDA Foundation, Inc. is a separate, not-for-profit organized to mobilize the membership to raise funds for charitable causes and engage in civic initiatives.

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* The 2024 Stanley Cup Final shifts back to Sunrise for Game 5 on Tuesday as Edmonton endeavors to evade elimination again and Florida takes another shot at clinching its first championship in franchise history. The contest starts at 8 p.m. ET and is available on ABC, ESPN+, Sportsnet, TVA Sports and CBC.

* The Oilers can become the fourth team in League history to force a Game 6 after facing a 3-0 series deficit in the Final, with one veteran vying to achieve the feat for the second time in his NHL career.

* The Panthers contest their second potential Cup-clinching game and first on home ice, where the hosts have earned four consecutive wins and eight overall this postseason.

STANLEY CUP FINAL SHIFTS BACK TO EDGE OF EVERGLADES FOR GAME 5

The Stanley Cup Final shifts back to Amerant Bank Arena as the Oilers look to become the first team in NHL history to win Game 5 on the road after facing a 3-0 series deficit in the championship series. Overall, Edmonton will aim to become the fourth team in League history to force a Game 6 after losing the first three contests of the Final. Oilers forward Adam Henrique was part of the only such occurrence in the past 78 years.


* Henrique was on the ice for the winning goal by Bryce Salvador as the Devils dodged elimination at Prudential Center. Martin Brodeur (25 saves) earned the 113th and final playoff victory of his NHL career to send the series back to Los Angeles for Game 6, where the Kings would hoist the Cup for the first time with a 6-1 win at STAPLES Center.


* Harry Lumley (18 years, 159 days) became the youngest goaltender in NHL history with a shutout in any postseason contest and Flash Hollett had the winning goal as the Red Wings recorded their first of two straight shutout victories before falling to the Maple Leafs in Game 7. Steve Wochy, who skated with Detroit and celebrated his 101st birthday in December, recently spoke about the series as part of a special feature by NHL Productions.

* Don Metz (3-2—5) and Syl Apps (2-3—5) combined for 10 points as the Maple Leafs notched nine goals to match the NHL record for most in a Final contest, a mark the Golden Knights equaled in their Cup-clinching victory last year and that the Oilers nearly accomplished Saturday. Metz mustered the winning goal in Game 6 and Pete Langelle later logged the Cup clincher during the winner-take-all showdown as Toronto became the first team in League history to win any playoff round after facing a 3-0 series deficit.

PANTHERS TAKE ANOTHER CRACK AT CLINCHING FRANCHISE’S FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP

Florida has another opportunity to clinch its first title in franchise history and can do so on home ice, where they have won a franchise record eight games this postseason (8-3). That includes an active stretch of four consecutive home victories, the longest in Panthers playoff history and tied for the longest home winning streak by any club in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs (also NYR: 4-0).

* After packing Amerant Bank Arena for viewing parties of Games 3 and 4, Panthers will hope to see a Stanley Cup celebration on home ice Tuesday. The Stanley Cup has been awarded in Florida twice over the last three seasons and four times overall.

* The Cup has been clinched once in South Florida, by the Avalanche at Miami Arena in Game 4 of the 1996 Final. Panthers assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre was on the ice for the triple-overtime winner by teammate Uwe Krupp, while Matthew Tkachuk’s cousin Tom Fitzgerald skated for Florida.


* The Panthers can become the 15th NHL franchise to clinch their first championship in club history on home ice, with that group including Vegas versus Florida in Game 5 of the 2023 Final and Carolina against Edmonton in Game 7 of the 2006 Final. The Oilers overcame 2-0 and 3-1 series deficits in that series to force a Game 7, with unsung hero Fernando Pisani – who was in attendance Saturday – netting two straight game-winners to force the decisive contest.

BOUNCE-BACK GAMES BY BOBROVSKY, PANTHERS COMMONPLACE THIS POSTSEASON
Sergei Bobrovsky is 4-1 in five appearances following a loss during the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 1.97 goals-against average and .914 save percentage. The only instance of Bobrovsky and the Panthers suffering consecutive losses this postseason was when the Rangers edged out two straight overtime wins to take a 2-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Final.

* Aleksander Barkov (5-6—11 in 5 GP) has the most goals and points among Florida players following a loss in the 2024 playoffs, while his six assists are tied with Matthew Tkachuk (0-6—6 in 5 GP) for the team lead. Barkov’s 2.20 points per game in the contest immediately following a defeat rank second in the NHL behind Connor McDavid (2.56 P/GP).

* Each of the past 11 Stanley Cup winners clinched the championship in either their first or second attempt, with more than half of them needing the second chance to do so (2022 COL, 2021 TBL, 2020 TBL, 2019 STL, 2016 PIT and 2014 LAK).

* #NHLStats: Live Updates for June 16 and June 17 includes additional stats including updated counts when facing elimination for Oilers players and in potential series-clinching games for Panthers players.

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