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4 Wheel Parts Truck & Jeep Fest Takes Over Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center

2017-08-11

This is a new location for Orlando Truck & Jeep Fest and with over 100,00 square feet of parts, accessories and displays from our most popular brands, we’re looking forward to a great show in Orlando. Compton, CA August 11, 2017 — 4 Wheel Parts, the global leader in off-road performance product sales and installation, takes over Orlando’s Gaylord Palms Resort Convention Center with the nation’s largest traveling off-road exhibition this weekend, August 12-13. Returning for its 17th appearance in Orlando, Truck & Jeep Fest brings custom trucks, Jeeps, product demonstrations, factory direct pricing and giveaways from the off-road industry’s premier manufacturers for the first time to Gaylord Palms for the national touring exhibitions tenth and final stop of 2017. Admission to Orlando’s premier off-road aftermarket retail...

Ada Puryear Burnette, Ph.D., Recognized for Excellence in the Field of Higher Education

2017-08-11

    TALLAHASSEE, FL, August 11, 2017 — Ada Puryear Burnette, Ph.D., has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Dr. Burnette embarked on a career in education after spending part of her senior year as an exchange student at Cedar Crest College and earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Talladega College in 1953. Degree in hand, she took on her first role as a high school mathematics teacher in Winston-Salem, N.C., at Atkins High School, a school from which she graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1950. She held this position for one year. She married and moved to Chicago, IL where she served as an elementary school teacher for Chicago Public Schools for four years. Dr. Burnette completed...

Okeechobee Business District and One Flagler Project Approved by West Palm Beach Planning Board
Okeechobee Business District and One Flagler Project Approved by West Palm Beach Planning Board

2017-08-11

Related Companies One Flagler Rendering Planning Board votes 6-0 in approving new zoning district to allow One Flagler and other Class A office buildings in West Palm Beach The market is strong for Class-A space in West Palm Beach with direct water views in architecturally significant, state-of-the-art buildings” — Kelly Smallridge, President of the Business Development Board WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, U.S., August 11, 2017 — On Wednesday, July 26, 2017 the West Palm Beach planning board voted for approval of the city initiated

SHAREHOLDER ALERT:  Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Envision Healthcare Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – EVHC
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Envision Healthcare Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – EVHC

2017-08-11

If you are a shareholder who purchased Envision securities between March 2, 2015 and July 21, 2017, both dates inclusive, you have until October 3, 2017 to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.  A copy of the Complaint can be obtained at www.pomerantzlaw.com.   To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at [email protected] or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll free, Ext. 9980. Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and number of shares purchased.  [Click here to join this class action] Envision Healthcare Corporation provides health care services....

MCI USA Announces Senior Level Promotions
MCI USA Announces Senior Level Promotions

2017-08-11

As MCI USA continues to offer an increasingly robust suite of services, our staff is fearlessly taking on their new roles. McLean, VA August 11, 2017 — MCI USA is pleased to announce four senior level promotions as the company celebrates five consecutive years of exceeding 20% annual growth in its association management and consulting business. These promotions reflect MCI USA’s expansion of capabilities supporting its association and consulting services. Amy Lotz, CAE, is now Senior Vice President, Client Partnerships & Performance, Sara Meier, CAE, MS.Ed., has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Credentialing, Standards and Professional Development, Kate O’Donnell, CAE, has been named Senior Vice President, MarCom and Brand Strategy, and Elisa Perodin, CMP, CEM, is now Senior Vice...

KAJ Brothers to Sing National Anthem Prior to Orlando Pride Soccer Match Saturday
KAJ Brothers to Sing National Anthem Prior to Orlando Pride Soccer Match Saturday

2017-08-11

The KAJ Brothers The soaring acappella version will stir American Pride before the Orlando Pride take the pitch ORLANDO, FL, UNITED STATES, August 11, 2017 — The multi-talented KAJ Brothers will have a chance to display their vocal abilities Saturday at 7:30 p.m. when they sing the National Anthem prior to the Orlando Pride’s showdown with Sky Blue FC at Orlando City Stadium. The KAJ Brothers are a unique trio of pop, rock and R&B performers featuring masterful harmonies and exciting musicality. While best known for a pop/funk...

Healthy Humor Partners with Moose Toys to Launch Red Nose Docs at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Healthy Humor Partners with Moose Toys to Launch Red Nose Docs at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2017-08-11

Healthy Humor Partners with Moose Toys to Launch Red Nose Docs at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia New York, NY, August 11, 2017– Healthy Humor, the performing arts organization whose performers create moments of joy, wonder, laughter and comfort for hospitalized children and all others who are most in need, is delighted to announce a major new partnership with Moose Toys, the Australian-based toy design, development and distribution company; which will enable Healthy Humor to launch Red Nose Docs, its flagship healthcare clowning program, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the oldest pediatric hospital in the United States. The program will start operating at the hospital in the fall, joining 11 other pediatric hospitals across the country that are part of the Healthy Humor family. Dina Paul-Parks, CEO of Healthy Humor, states, “We are thrilled to be embarking on this journey with two amazing partners....

Fabric Innovations Wins Consecutive Spectrum Awards For Customer Satisfaction

2017-08-10

Florida-based fabric company is a leading supplier to the hospitality industry and continues to earn high praise from satisfied clients. Our mission is to satisfy our customers’ needs and exceed their expectations with an assortment of products that exemplify beauty and premium quality.” — Gonzalo Leon, Vice President CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, August 10, 2017 — Fabric Innovations has received high praise from satisfied customers, earning the company its third straight prestigious City Beat News (CBN) Spectrum Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction with the highest possible rating of 5 stars....

LendEDU’s Student Loan Debt by School by State Report 2017
LendEDU’s Student Loan Debt by School by State Report 2017

2017-08-10

Hoboken, NJ August 10, 2017 — The Class of 2016 is not the most-indebted class in history, according to the second annual Student Loan Debt by School by State Report released by LendEDU. The average borrower in the Class of 2016 graduated with $27,975, down by 1.50% from $28,400 held by the average borrower in the Class of 2015. In LendEDU’s analysis, researchers found that private institutions gave borrowers an average of $30,281 in student debt at graduation, whereas public institutions gave borrowers an average of $26,828 in student debt at graduation. LendEDU’s Student Loan Debt by School by State Report was created using the newest Peterson’s financial aid data. Peterson’s...

Manufacturing a Workforce through Hands-On Instruction
Manufacturing a Workforce through Hands-On Instruction

2017-08-10

    ODESSA, FL, August 10, 2017 — The future of the American workforce has yet to be written, but two Tampa Bay organizations hope to make Florida more than a historical footnote in the next chapter of the country’s manufacturing evolution. By merging hands-on, skills-based professional experience with cutting-edge technology, Ultimate 3D Printing Store (U3DPS) and the American Manufacturing Skills Initiative (AmSkills) are providing students, military veterans and unemployed adults in Pasco, Pinellas and Hernando counties with a career-defining opportunity. The first collaboration between the two organizations is already underway. AmSkills recently purchased a variety of 3D printers and equipment from U3DPS through a grant from...

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