Hot Topics Recap: Hurricane Season 2017

NEW YORK--()--Following are the latest Hurricane Irma news releases and story ideas for reporters, bloggers and media outlets:

KEARNEY, Neb.--The Buckle, Inc. Partners with the American Red Cross to Aid in Natural Disaster Relief Efforts Source: The Buckle, Inc.

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Commits Additional $1 Million to Support Ongoing Hurricane and Earthquake Relief Efforts Source: FedEx

DALLAS--Gene E. Phillips Offers Plane and Donations in Humanitarian Flight to USVI St. Thomas Source: Syntek West, Inc.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--Starwood Waypoint Homes Provides Update Related to Florida Properties Source: Starwood Waypoint Homes

HOUSTON--Paul Ryan Windows Owner Donates $10,000 to Pasadena ISD to Aid in Post-Harvey Recovery Efforts Source: Paul Ryan Windows

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--FEMA Borrows from U.S. Treasury to Ensure Flood Claims Processing Continues in High Gear Source: Wright Flood

MIAMI--Hemisphere Media Group Provides Information Regarding Hurricane Maria Source: Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.

CHICAGO--Exelon Contributes $250,000 to Disaster Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico and Mexico Source: Exelon Corporation

NEW YORK--JetBlue Launches 100x35JetBlue, an Immediate and Long-Term Commitment to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Source: JetBlue

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--HanesBrands Donates Additional Underwear and Activewear to Assist Hurricane Victims in Florida and Puerto Rico Source: HanesBrands

MIAMI--Leon Medical Centers Donating $500,000 Worth of Medical Supplies to Puerto Rico Source: Leon Medical Centers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Popular Launches “Embracing Puerto Rico” and Donates $1M for New Fundraising Account to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria Source: Popular, Inc.

MIAMI--RingByName Pledges Complete Support Including Sixty-Day Payment Holiday To All Customers In Puerto Rico Source: RingByName

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Humana and Humana Foundation Offer Support to Puerto Rico Communities Severely Impacted by Multiple Hurricanes Source: Humana Inc.

SAN DIEGO--Jack in the Box National Franchise Association Pledges a Total $500,000 Donation to Help Employees Affected by Hurricane Harvey Source: Jack in the Box National Franchise Association

NORTH VENICE, Fla.--PGT Innovations Team of Experts to Assess Building Damage Following Hurricane Irma Source: PGT Innovations, Inc.

DALLAS--Carrier-1’s Houston Business Continuity Customers Remained Online during Hurricane Harvey Source: Carrier-1

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--Victims of Recent Hurricanes Can Breathe a Bit Easier Now: Apria Healthcare Delivers Essential Oxygen Equipment to Those Impacted by Harvey and Irma Source: Apria Healthcare Group Inc.

HOUSTON--Hytera America and Voceon Digital Radio Communications Provide Two-Way Radios to Houston Companies Affected by Hurricane Harvey Source: Hytera America Inc.

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay--Arcos Dorados Statement on Impact from Hurricanes Irma and Maria and Mexican Earthquakes Source: Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc.

LUXEMBOURG--SES: Re-establishes Critical Connectivity in the Caribbean Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria Source: SES

TUCSON, Ariz.--Boehringer Ingelheim Partners with; Provides over Half a Million Dollars in Product Aid to Pets Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

HOUSTON--U.S. Physical Therapy Announces Impact to Operations from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

PARIS--Veolia: Water production and distribution are gradually being restored following hurricane IRMA Source: Veolia Environnement

TAMPA, Fla.--American Integrity Insurance’s Hurricane Irma Response Team Will Be in Winter Haven on Wednesday, September 27 to Assist Customers Source: American Integrity Insurance Group

DENVER--Chipotle and United Way to Raise Funds for Hurricane Irma Relief on Monday, September 25 Source: Chipotle

BETHESDA, Md.--Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Provides Second Update on Impact from Hurricane Irma Source: Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

HOUSTON--Homeowners Impacted by Hurricane Harvey Invited to Attend Free Disaster Relief Events Source: Stewart Information Services Corporation

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah--Nearmap Aerial Imagery Shows Before and After of Hurricane Irma Damage Source: Nearmap

Procter & Gamble Brings Relief to Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma with P&G Personal Care and Cleaning Kits and Tide Loads of Hope Laundry Services Source: Procter & Gamble

HAMILTON, Bermuda--Bacardi Pledges $3 Million to Disaster Relief Assistance Source: Bacardi Limited

TAMPA, Fla.--American Integrity Insurance’s Hurricane Irma Response Team Will be in Orlando on Monday, September 25 to Assist Customers Source: American Integrity Insurance Group

RESTON, Va.--The MAXIMUS Foundation Pledges $100,000 to Support Hurricane Irma Disaster Recovery Efforts Source: MAXIMUS

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Kindred Provides Estimated Impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Source: Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

BURLINGTON, Mass.--Everbridge Helps Florida Communities Share Critical Safety Information During Hurricane IrmaSource: Everbridge, Inc.

MIAMI--Coastal Construction Assists in Disaster Relief Efforts After Hurricane Irma - Supplying the Florida Keys and the Caribbean with Building Materials and Personal Items Source: Coastal Construction Group

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--Implus Partners with Academy to Donate 60,000 Pairs of Socks to Hurricane Harvey Victims Source: Implus LLC

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Donates 1 Million Dollars in Books to First Book for Areas Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

HOUSTON--Empyrean Benefit Solutions Provides Update on Harvey and Irma Source: Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc.

RYE BROOK, N.Y.--Xylem commits $1 million in expanded support for relief efforts in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and flooding in South Asia Source: Xylem

SILVER SPRING, Md.--ADRA Responds to Hurricane Irma Devastation in the Caribbean Source: Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

CHICAGO--ELS Updates on Hurricane Irma Source: Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Rayonier Advanced Materials Expects $7 Million Net Income and $12 Million Pro Forma EBITDA Impact from Hurricane Irma Source: Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.

SANTA ANA, Calif.--Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Expected to Impact Home Sales in the Short Term, According to First American Potential Home Sales Model Source: First American Financial Corporation

WESTON, Fla.--FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. Post Hurricane Irma Operations Update Source: FCB Financial Holdings, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif.--CoreLogic Analysis Estimates Property Damage from Hurricane Irma Between $42.5 Billion and $65 BillionSource: CoreLogic

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--AmerisourceBergen and the AmerisourceBergen Foundation Commit More Than $100,000 to Support Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: AmerisourceBergen

ELBA, Ala.--The National Security Group, Inc. Releases Estimates of Catastrophe Losses from Hurricane Irma and Update on Cumulative 2017 Catastrophe Losses Source: The National Security Group, Inc. Source: The National Security Group, Inc.

HOUSTON--Camden Property Trust Provides Update on Projected Expenses Related to Hurricane Irma Source: Camden Property Trust

TAMPA, Fla.--Masonite International Corporation Provides Update Related to Hurricane Irma Source: Masonite International Corporation

NOVATO, Calif.--Free Data Recovery for Victims of Hurricane Harvey Extended to September 22, 2017 Source: DriveSavers

SEFFNER, Fla.--Rooms To Go Commits $2M and over 2,000 Rooms of Furniture to Victims of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Source: Rooms To Go

IRVINE, Calif.--Harvey & Irma Survey: At least 25% Who Suffered Damage Are Uninsured Source: MFour Mobile Research

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas--Atlantis Launches Fundraising Efforts to Support the Islands of The Bahamas Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: Atlantis, Paradise Island

BUFFALO, N.Y.--Life Storage, Inc. Provides Update on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Source: Life Storage, Inc.

CINCINNATI--Phillips Edison Provides Initial Update on Hurricane Irma Source: Phillips Edison & Company

NEW YORK--KBRA Comments on the Effect of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Upon the Bond Insurers Source: Kroll Bond Rating Agency

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--Neptuno USA Creates a “Hurricane Irma Relief” Program to Help Operators Affected by Hurricane Irma Rebuild Their Networks Source: Neptuno USA Corp.

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Credit Customers Affected By Hurricane Irma Offered Financial Relief Source: Ford Motor Credit Company

MCLEAN, Va.--TEGNA Partners with The Salvation Army, United Van Lines, Mayflower and Pilot Flying J to Send Emergency Supplies in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: TEGNA Inc.

CHICAGO--Beltone Pledges Relief for Hurricane Irma Victims Who Lost or Damaged Their Hearing Aids in Storm Source: Beltone

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Bank of America Merchant Services providing free payments-processing equipment to small business clients affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: Bank of America Merchant Services

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--DISH Assisting Customers and Communities Impacted by Irma Source: DISH Network Corp.

ATLANTA--Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Offers Support to its Medicare Members and Georgia Residents Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa)

ARLINGTON, Va. and CHICAGO--Surescripts and Allscripts Expand Emergency Service to Make Patient Medication History Data Available to Pharmacists in the Wake of Hurricane Irma Source: Surescripts

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Western Union Offers Fee Free Option to Donate to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: The Western Union Company

BOSTON--Saylent Teams with Moody National Bank to Assist Houston-Area Victims of Hurricane Harvey Source: Saylent

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Evertec Announces Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: Evertec, Inc.

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.--Kimco Realty Provides Update Related To Hurricane Irma; Minimal Damage Reported Source: Kimco Realty Corporation

NEW YORK--Four AXA Financial Insurance Companies Relax Premium-Payment Grace Period to Assist Those Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC

DEERFIELD, Ill.--Walgreens Donates $200,000 to American Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts, Launches Customer Donation Program at Stores Nationwide Source: Walgreens

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Extends Hurricane Relief Programs to Victims of Irma Source: Ford Motor Company

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--OFG’s Oriental Responds to Client Needs after Irma: No Late Fees for September Loan Payments Source: OFG Bancorp

DAVIE, Fla.--Floridian Community Bank Announces All Branches Open and Operating after Hurricane Irma Source: Floridian Community Bank

DENVER--DCT Industrial Trust® Reports No Significant Damage from Hurricane Irma Source: DCT Industrial Trust Inc.

LAS VEGAS--Diamond Resorts International® Assessing Damages after Hurricane Irma Source: Diamond Resorts International®

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--Community Developers Committed to Barbuda Recovery after Hurricane Irma Source: Discovery Land Company

BOSTON--Fidelity Charitable® Issues Additional Guidance on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Relief Source: Fidelity Charitable

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C.--Seqirus Donates Influenza Vaccine for Hurricane Harvey Relief in Texas Source: Seqirus

SHINER, Texas--Shiner Beers Contributes to Hurricane Irma Relief Source: Spoetzl Brewery

MIAMI--EnviroStar, Inc. Update on Operations After Hurricane Irma Source: EnviroStar, Inc.

NEW YORK--New Hurricane Irma Media Usage Study Confirms Local Television is the Leading Source of News Coverage for Americans in States of Emergency Source: TVB

ATLANTA--Coca-Cola Supports Hurricane Irma Relief and Recovery Source: The Coca-Cola Company

NEW YORK--KBRA Releases Report on Tropical Storm Irma and KBRA Rated CMBS Exposure Source: Kroll Bond Rating Agency

BETHESDA, Md.--Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Provides Update on Impact from Hurricane Irma Source: Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

WESTON, Fla.--Florida Community Bank Announces Hurricane Irma Response Source: Florida Community Bank

HOUSTON--Chevron Announces $1 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief Source: Chevron Corporation

AUSTIN, Texas--Harvey Can’t Mess with Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief and Hour-Long Special Produced and Broadcast by TEGNA Set for September 22 in Austin, Texas Source: TEGNA Inc. and C3 Presents

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Regency Centers Reports No Significant Damage from Hurricane Irma Source: Regency Centers Corporation

ATLANTA--Amerigroup Georgia Offers Support to Georgia Residents Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: Amerigroup Georgia

WHIPPANY, N.J.--Halo Pharma Makes Donation to the American Red Cross and Encourages Others to Help Those Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: Halo Pharmaceutical

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Jernigan Capital, Inc. Comments on Impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Source: Jernigan Capital, Inc.

NEW YORK--National Animal Welfare Groups Mobilize and Collaborate to Support Local Agencies Helping Companion Animals after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: PetSmart

PHOENIX--PetSmart Charities® Commits Initial $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: PetSmart Charities

BURBANK, Calif.--The Walt Disney Company Donates $2.5 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: The Walt Disney Company

LAKELAND, Fla.--Publix Collects Funds For American Red Cross Irma Relief Efforts Source: Publix

NORTH VENICE, Fla.--PGT Innovations Helps with Hurricane Irma Relief, Confirms Its Plants Were Not Damaged and Discusses Resuming Production Source: PGT Innovations

GLENDALE, Calif.--Public Storage Provides Hurricane Irma Update Source: Public Storage

CLEARWATER, Fla.--MarineMax Provides Update Related to Hurricane Irma Source: MarineMax, Inc.

HOUSTON--Exterran Corporation Announces Impact from Hurricane Harvey Source: Exterran Corporation

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--FedEx Pledges $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: FedEx Corp.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Restart of Operations after Hurricane Irma Source: Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.

HERNDON, Va.--Continental Supports Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: Continental Building Products

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Puerto Rico Welcomes Vacationers Post-Hurricane Irma and Becomes Transient Hub for Tourists from Nearby Caribbean Islands Source: Puerto Rico Tourism Company

BOSTON & AUSTIN, Texas--Hurricane Harvey Relief: Public Consulting Group Employees Give over $300,000 with 2-for-1 PCG Match Source: Public Consulting Group, Inc.

LAKELAND, Fla.--GEICO on the Ground and Ready to Assist with Hurricane Irma Source: GEICO

OLDWICK, N.J.--Best’s Briefing: Hurricane Irma to Test Catastrophe Bond Market Source: A.M. Best

TORONTO--Foresters Financial Donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross to Aid Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: Foresters Financial

LOS ANGELES--Westlake Financial Services Employees Support Hurricane Harvey-Affected Victims Source: Westlake Financial Services

TAMPA, Fla.--JPMorgan Chase to Donate $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

BETHESDA, Md.--Condor Hospitality Trust Provides Hurricane Irma Update Source: Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc.

MIAMI--Simply Healthcare Offers Support to Florida Residents Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: Simply Healthcare

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Regions Bank Offers Disaster-Recovery Financial Services for Customers, Businesses Affected by Hurricane Irma Source: Regions Financial Corporation

HOUSTON--Weingarten Realty Reports No Significant Damage from Hurricane Irma Source: Weingarten Realty

CHICAGO--ELS Reports on Hurricane Irma Initial Assessment Underway Source: Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc.

NEW YORK--Travelers Estimates Range of Catastrophe Losses from Hurricane Harvey Source: The Travelers Companies, Inc.

BETHESDA, Md.--LaSalle Hotel Properties Provides Hurricane Irma Impact Update Source: LaSalle Hotel Properties

TORONTO--Liberty Health Sciences Inc. Confirms No Structural Damage to Florida Facility Following Hurricane IrmaSource: Liberty Health Sciences Inc.

PLANO, Texas--Rent-A-Center Expands Hurricane Relief Efforts Due to Irma Source: Rent-A-Center, Inc.

ATLANTA--Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Temporarily Adjusts Pharmacy Guidelines for Members Impacted by Hurricane Irma Source: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

GLENDALE, Calif.--PS Business Parks, Inc. Provides Update on Properties in Florida Affected by Hurricane Irma Source: PS Business Parks, Inc.

TAMPA, Fla.--JPMorgan Chase Waives Some Consumer and Business Fees in Hurricane Irma Areas Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

RED WING, Minn.--Red Wing Shoe Company Provides Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Support Source: Red Wing Shoe Company

HOUSTON--Camden Property Trust Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Source: Camden Property Trust

MIAMI--Wells Fargo Donates $1.1 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief Source: Wells Fargo & Company

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Bank of America Announces Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: Bank of America

MINNEAPOLIS--UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group Donate $1 Million to Florida Communities Affected by Hurricane Irma Source: UnitedHealth Group

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Pledges up to $1 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts Source: Target Corporation

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Humana Foundation Donates $1,000,000 to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Source: Humana Inc.

CHICAGO--Beltone Pledges Relief for Hurricane Harvey Victims Who Lost or Damaged Their Hearing Aids in StormSource: Beltone

NEW YORK--KBRA Publishes RMBS Research: Hurricane Irma Potentially KBRA’s Largest RMBS Storm Exposure; Harvey Update Source: Kroll Bond Rating Agency

DANIA BEACH, Fla.--FirstService Residential Establishes $10 Million Recovery Fund for Properties Damaged by Hurricane Irma Source: FirstService Residential

NEW YORK--Assurant Shares Preliminary Loss Estimates for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: Assurant, Inc.

GLENDALE, Calif.--Public Storage Provides Hurricane Irma and Harvey Updates Source: Public Storage

TAMPA, Fla.--Hurricane Irma Prompts Frontier Communications to Discontinue Field Operations in the Tampa Bay Area on Sunday and Monday Source: Frontier Communications Corporation

SAN FRANCISCO--Hurricane Irma: McKesson Prepares to Support Healthcare Providers, Pharmacies and First Responders Source: McKesson Corporation

HOUSTON--Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers Impacted by Hurricane Harvey Source: Wells Fargo & Company

HURON, Ohio--Free Materials Help Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Understand Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Source: n2y

DEERFIELD, Ill.--Walgreens Reminds Patients About Prescription Preparedness in Advance of Hurricane Irma Source: Walgreens

CHICAGO--Exelon Utilities Mobilize Crews to Assist with Restoring Power to Customers in the Path of Hurricane IrmaSource: Exelon Corporation

TAMPA, Fla.--Frontier Communications Work Schedules, Service Order Impacts from Hurricane Irma Source: Frontier Communications Corporation

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Popular Opens Bank Account to Help Caribbean Islands Hit by Hurricane Irma Source: Popular, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Rayonier Advanced Materials Temporarily Suspends Operations Due to Hurricane Irma Source: Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.

MIAMI--Humana Offers Support to Floridians Affected by Hurricane Irma Source: Humana Inc.

MIAMI--Simply Healthcare Plans, Better Health and Clear Health Alliance wants to ensure you are getting the medical support and care you need before, during and after Hurricane Irma Source: Simply Healthcare

ORLANDO, Fla.--Hurricane Irma Update: Walmart and Sam’s Club Florida Facility Status Source: Walmart

IRVINE, Calif.--CoreLogic Analysis Shows an Estimated 8.5 Million Properties in Florida at Significant Risk of Potential Wind Damage from Hurricane Irma Source: CoreLogic

CLEVELAND--LiveHealth® Online Offers Free Online Visits for People Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Source: LiveHealth

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Release Summary

Recap of stories on Business Wire related to Hurricane Season 2017


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Mike Maguire, +1 212-752-9600