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(NAPS)—Businesses thrive with game-changing connectivity. You can rely on your local cable provider for dependable, affordable and secure local support. Learn more about what cable has to offer and how to connect with a provider by visiting www.businessservicesconnect.com.

Famed science fiction authors and judges of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest and professional instructors offer aspiring writers a free online writing workshop. Learn more at www.writersofthefuture.com/register/online-workshop and bit.ly/WOTFWorkshop

A recent poll by EdChoice and Morning Consult reveals how parents and teachers say the pandemic has affected their lives and their children’s K-12 education. Learn more at www.edchoice.org

A well-designed sink such as the IKON 33” Apron 1 3/4 bowl with low divide can keep your kitchen safer. It’s made of scratch resistant, nonporous SILGRANIT that’s easy to clean. The company’s hands-free faucet is another safety idea. Learn more at blancoamerica.com.

If you and your family plan to move soon, you’ll be pleased to know that moving is considered an essential service by the federal government. For further information, go to www.moving.org  and follow @amsapromover on social media. Reliable Internet connectivity is more important than ever. If you move to a new home, SmartMove can connect you to your provider and arrange new Touchless Installs that let you safely connect your tech services yourself.

A new report from the U.S. Pharmacopeia and the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence explores the next 20 years of medical innovations and how trust can impact our health. Read it at www.usp.org/trustorconsequences. Share your opinion using #Trust Tomorrow. Learn more at usp.org.

Older shoppers can save big on groceries with Healthy Savings, a new program powered by AARP Foundation, that lowers costs and identifies healthful options right in the store. More information, including recipes and tips for shopping smart, is at www.aarpfoundation.org/save

Two common health issues of cattle are foot rot and pinkeye. Caught early, they can be treated easily with a non-prescription injectable oxytetracycline product called Noromycin 300 LA. Learn more at www.norbrook.com.

A battery that runs on air—and zinc—can store energy from renewable resources and bring about a cleaner, safer, healthier world, according to Zinc8 Energy Solutions, the leader in zinc-air battery technology. Zinc8 Energy Solutions trades in Canada on the CSE under the ticker symbol ZAIR and in the U.S. under the symbol MGXRF. Learn more at www.zinc8energy.com

A well-organized and appointed kitchen may help you cook better—and enjoy it more. For example, the new IKON 33” Apron from BLANCO has a convenient low divide and is made with nonporous, easy-to-clean SILGRANIT composite in eight trending colors. Learn more at blancoamerica.com.  

Aspiring writers and artists can find inspiration and a forum and sci-fi/fantasy lovers a good time in L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers & Illustrators of the Future Contests and anthology. To learn more or enter the contests, visit www.writersofthefuture.com and www.galaxypress.com

NasalGuard Airborne Particle Blocker, an electrostatic topical nasal gel prevents airborne particles from entering the nose. It’s available, free, to any healthcare professional who’d like to try it. Requests can be sent via www.NasalGuard.com

Futuristic fiction; family secrets; a women’s movement memoir; and a look at how you can “renature” yourself are among the latest offerings from BookTrib, which brings readers information and ideas for their next read. Learn more at www.BookTrib.com  and subscribe to the weekly newsletter.

“Solar-control films can block 80 percent of the solar heat coming through glass, decrease the heat load on the air-conditioning system and reduce energy costs,” says Darrell Smith, executive director of the International Window Film Association. Learn more at www.iwfa.com

Discover ways to face life’s obstacles with two works of fiction and two poignant memoirs: “Feels Like Falling,” by Kristy Woodson Harvey; “That’s Not A Thing,” by Jacqueline Friedland; “Once a Girl, Always a Boy” by Jo Ivester and “I’m Still Here,” by Martina Reaves. Learn more at www.booktrib.com.

Vegetables are the first and pri-mary ingredients in any Veggies Made Great frozen meal or snack. They can be quickly and easily heated in the oven or microwave. Order at www.TheHealthfoodStore.com and locate retailers at www.VeggiesMadeGreat.com.

While the Asian giant hornet is large and has a big sting, it’s typically not aggressive with humans. It can be a problem for bees, however, so Bayer is organizing a trapping program. Learn more at https://beehealth.bayer.us/home

Four fascinating books can fill your days. “LA’s Last Street Cop,” a true tale of crime, corruption and justice. “Lakeshire Park,” a 19th century romance. “Watermark,” a coming-of-age story. And “The Hairbrush and the Shoe,” a ghost story. Learn more at www.booktrib.com.

You don’t have to give up a family vacation. You can have a fun staycation, according to certified trainer and former Olympian Samantha Clayton, who’s also vice president of Sports Performance and Fitness Education at Herbalife Nutrition. Learn more at www.herbalife.com.

Four new books can bring you a taste of some wicked humor. Show you the ancient road to a more abundant life today. Offer poignant personal stories of mid-century mid-America. And present seven steps toward creating the right corporate culture. Learn more at www.BookTrib.com