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Crosstown Solutions Team Attends the Jay Fund Gala

29 12 2017

Representatives from Crosstown Solutions recently showed support for a worthy cause by attending the Champions for Children Gala to benefit the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation. Press Release - updated: Dec 29, 2017 09:00 EST LONG ISLAND CITY, NY , December 29, 2017 - “Philanthropy is in our DNA at Crosstown Solutions,” said Jarrad, the company’s President. “We have been huge supporters of the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation because of their commitment to children. It was an honor to attend.” The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation was founded in 1996 by Coughlin, a former New York Giants coach and Executive Vice President of Operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars, in memory of Jay McGillis, one of his Boston College football players. McGillis was only 22 years old when he died following an eight-month battle with leukemia. Coach Coughlin, who witnessed the impact that this illness had on the McGillis family, formed the foundation to help families whose children are battling cancer....

Brett Favre, Gary Huff and Willie Roaf Selected to 2018 East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame

29 12 2017

Brett Favre, 2018 East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame inductee. It's an honor to have these three athletes inducted into the East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. December 29, 2017 The 2018 East-West Shrine Game will be played on Jan. 20 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place the prior evening at the Players/Hall of Fame Banquet. The three inductees include two quarterbacks from Mississippi (whose similarities pretty much end there) and a “Nasty” offensive tackle. Two are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and all three have resumes that are hard to match. Notable Playing Careers Brett Favre, a native of Gulfport, Mississippi, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, still owns more than 170 NFL records nearly a decade after he last retired. His streaks of 297 straight regular season starts and 321 including playoff games, span 19 years and three teams (Green Bay Packers, New York...

California Casualty Gives to the Groups It Serves

29 12 2017

California Casualty donation to help members of the State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshalls’ Association of Texas The American heroes we work with give so much to help others, even in times of adversity, and we feel an obligation to say thanks by giving back in meaningful ways that let them know how grateful we are for all they do. SAN MATEO, Calif. December 29, 2017 Helping others is at the heart of California Casualty’s values. The company, which provides auto and home insurance to American heroes, is proud of the donations it made in 2017 to the professions it serves: educators, peace officers, firefighters/EMTs and nurses. A total of $433,730 was given through a variety of awards, sponsorships, grants and programs that directly benefitted affinity groups and members across the nation. Some of the highlights included:     $83,000 in Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grants to benefit high school and middle school sports programs     $57,500...

Councilwoman Katrina Foley Wants Changes to the Laws That Prohibit Regulating Sober-Living Homes

28 12 2017

Costa Mesa City Council member Katrina Foley travels to Washington DC with other Orange County elected officials to ask for rehab home reforms. Senator Feinstein agreed to help. Costa Mesa, CA, December 28, 2017 -- Councilwoman Katrina Foley was in Washington D.C. in early December (arrived on the 10th and returned home late on the 12th) in an effort to speak with federal leaders about abuses by sober living home operators and the federal laws that prevent cities, counties and states from regulating their activities. Organized by the Association of California Cities — Orange County and the California Contract Cities Association, the trip was meant to raise awareness of problems cities are facing as rehab homes exploit the opioid crisis, and to push for reforms that would empower local municipalities to regulate such facilities.Costa Mesa’s proliferation of sober-living homes prompted Foley to join forces with the Association of California Cities – Orange County to advocate for sober-living...

Cuba Ventures Receives Conditional Approval for Non-Brokered Private Placement Financing

22 12 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 22, 2017 -- Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (Frankfurt:IJA2) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”)  Vancouver, BC - is pleased to announce that, further to its news release of December 8th, the Company has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for its non-brokered private placement for 2,272,727 units (each, a “Unit”) at a subscription price of CAD $0.22 per Unit for gross proceeds of CAD $500,000. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.35 for a period of 1 year following the issuance date of the Warrant. The financing is expected to close next week. All the Units and the Warrants are subject to a statutory hold period of 4 months and 1 day from the issuance date thereof. No finder’s fees were paid in connection with this financing.Proceeds from this financing...

Dr. Pat’s Pain Cream Sports a New Formula to Provide Immediate Pain Relief

22 12 2017

Nobody likes the feeling of pain, although it is an important indicator that something is wrong with our bodies. When a particular muscle or body area is overworked, the throbbing pain could prove too much to bear, requiring the application of a muscle pain relief cream in order to help manage the situation. Vive Health has just the solution for such situations in the form of Dr. Pat’s Pain Cream. Naples, Florida – Muscle soreness from intensive exercise is one common problem, the other would be trying to grow old gracefully. Those whose joints suffer from aches and pains, in addition to having a bad case of arthritis, will be able to find immediate, long-lasting, and soothing relief through the application of Dr. Pat’s Pain Cream. Vive Health takes pride in offering nothing but the very best products, and nothing says more about quality and consistency than a “Made In USA” label that is printed on every single batch of Dr. Pat’s Pain Cream which will carry Dr. Pat’s Original...

Dixon F. Miller, JD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

22 12 2017

    COLUMBUS, OH, December 22, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dixon F. Miller, JD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Miller celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. 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.Attorney and partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, a full-service law firm located in Columbus, OH, with additional offices in Florida, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC, Mr. Miller specializes in the areas of antitrust and international law....

93rd East-West Shrine Game Announces Radio Network Broadcast

22 12 2017

West squad tight end Michael Roberts (Toledo, No. 82) makes a 16-yard gain on a reception as East linebacker Andrew King (Army, No. 11) closes in for the tackle. "It's always great partnering on this collaborative venture for a tremendous cause," said David Gow, CEO of SB Nation Radio. We look forward to another great broadcast for our affiliate partners, while continuing to assist Shriners Hospitals for Children. ST. PETERSBERG, Fla. December 22, 2017 The East-West Shrine Game, the nation’s longest running college all-star football game, will air January 20, 2018 on an international radio network including over one hundred fifty stations led by SB Nation Radio, on SiriusXM satellite radios and the SiriusXM app (SiriusXM NFL Radio, channel 88) as well as online from Shrinegame.com. The broadcast will be available on phones, tablets and other connected devices via the free Tunein internet radio app for mobile devices. WHBO 1040 will serve as the local Tampa Bay flagship station...

Experienced Sales Professional Jacqui Wahl Attends Business Innovators Radio’s Popular Show Making Major Moves in the Marketplace

21 12 2017

Ed Bracey, a business development veteran, recently welcomed experienced sales professional Jacqui Wahl to his popular show Making Major Moves in the Marketplace. This show is a part of Ed’s relentless efforts to empower and encourage the aspiring female entrepreneurs, and is broadcasted on Business Innovators Radio. Jacqui Wahl, an experienced sales professional in Charlotte, NC, was present as the special guest in a recently broadcasted episode of Business Innovators Radio’s Making Major Moves in the Marketplace. On course of being interviewed by the show host Ed Bracey, Jacqui revealed insightful details about the past and present experiences related to her illustrious sales career. Jacqui started the discussion by mentioning that she is currently engaged as an Account Executive in Group Sales for the NBA team, the Charlotte Hornets. In a job role that is significantly different from stereotyped sales positions, she organizes theme nights and events to bring in large crowds where...

Stable Step, LLC Files Lawsuit Against Foot Care Store, Inc./Dia-Foot Corporation and Dr. Robert Gaynor, President of Foot Care Store Inc. and Dia-Foot Corporation

21 12 2017

Stable Step, LLC files lawsuit against Foot Care Store, Inc., Dia-Foot Corporation and Dr. Robert Gaynor alleging patent infringement, trade dress and product imitation, trademark infringement and unfair competition. West Chester, OH, December 21, 2017 -- Stable Step, LLC, a leading provider of prefabricated orthotics and insoles under the Powerstep brand, has filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida against Foot Care Store, Inc./Dia-Foot, distributor and retailer of Pure Stride orthotics and Dr. Robert Gaynor, President of Foot Care Store, Inc./Dia-Foot. The lawsuit alleges that Foot Care Store, Inc./Dia-Foot and Dr. Gaynor are willfully violating Stable Step’s intellectual property by marketing and selling Pure Stride Professional Dress Orthotics. The lawsuit alleges unauthorized use of two of Stable Step’s patented designs of the brand’s SlenderFit Orthotics, as well as trade dress infringement of packaging and product.The lawsuit also alleges unfair competition with...

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