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Roland Bolduc Crowned National Truck Driving Championships Bendix Grand Champion

2017-08-13

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations announced Roland Bolduc as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships. “With an impressive showing this week, Roland Bolduc emerged as the leader of the field and is taking home our industry’s top prize,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “On behalf of ATA and the entire trucking community, I want to thank the strong field of competitors for participating in these championships and practicing safety every day on our nation’s highways. Your commitment to excellence makes us proud to be in the trucking industry.” To clinch the esteemed title of 2017 Bendix Grand Champion, Bolduc’s driving accuracy and knowledge of truck safety surpassed the more than 420 other state champion professional truck drivers competing in all vehicle classes in Orlando, Florida this week.   Bolduc, who also took home the Sleeper Berth...

Renowned Melbourne Facial Plastic Surgeon Asked To Speak At The 2017 Vegas Cosmetic Surgery And Aesthetic Dermatology Meeting

2017-08-12

Melbourne, FL August 12, 2017 — The team at Clevens Face and Body Specialists is excited to announce Ross A. Clevens MD, FACS, was again invited to speak at the recent Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology Meeting. Held annually in Las Vegas, this year’s event was held this summer at the Bellagio Luxury Resort and Casino. Dr. Clevens was asked to speak on several hot topics in facial plastic surgery, including sharing his expertise with other facial plastic surgeons on facelift techniques. Dr. Clevens lectured on multiple subjects at the 2017 Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Meeting. One session covered traditional and cutting-edge techniques for successful facelift procedures, while Dr. Clevens also shared innovative solutions for growing and expanding a successful practice. Dr. Clevens led four presentations in Las Vegas, including: Safe And Effective...

Local Author Receives National Recognition

2017-08-12

“I’m excited to have been honored as the youngest award recipient! As a 13 year old, I almost can’t believe how well received my first book has been. This truly proves you don’t have to wait to have your dreams come true!” -Katrina Kusa Lake Buena Vista, FL August 12, 2017 — The Annual 2017 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Book Awards recognized The Kingdom of the Lizards by Katrina Kusa, in the category of juvenile fiction, as a Bronze medal winner for both the state of Florida and the overall national award. Hosted by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association, this prestigious national award is open to books published between 2016 and 2017. “The FAPA President’s Book Award exists to promote excellence in the publishing industry by recognizing talented contemporary authors who put both heart and soul into their work. FAPA is proud to be a champion...

Global Quillaia Extract Market: Type, Size, Trends, Application, Segments and Forecast 2016 – 2022

2017-08-11

Deerfield Beach, FL — 08/10/2017 — From the stems or branches of the Quillaja Saponaria Molina, the quillaia extract is obtained. With the extraction of the wood of the pruned stems or the inner bark, quillaia extract is produced. The quillaia extract is rich in saponins and sapogenins. Quillaia extract is the emulsifying and foaming agent that is obtained naturally and is thus widely used in the food and beverage industries. The global market for the quillaia extract is fragmented into its type, physical forms, applications, and the end use. On the basis of its type, the global market is segregated into high purified quillaia extract, type II, and type I. On the basis of the physical form, the market is categorized into liquid and powder. On the basis of application, the market is divided into flavoring agent, emulsifying agent, and foaming agent. On the basis of the end user, the market is bifurcated into food and beverage,...

#1 Best-Selling Author Receives National Literary Awards for Her Book God Gave Us Wings
#1 Best-Selling Author Receives National Literary Awards for Her Book God Gave Us Wings

2017-08-11

God Gave Us Wings by Connie Rankin Racked Up a Gold and Silver Award for Going the Extra Mile to Produce a Book of Excellence. Press Release – updated: Aug 11, 2017 07:18 EDT Houston, Texas, August 11, 2017 – The Annual 2017 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Book Awards recognized God Gave Us Wings by Connie Rankin, in two categories including Religion as Gold, and Biography as a silver medal winner. Hosted by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association, this prestigious national award is open to books published between 2016 and 2017. “The FAPA President’s Book Award exists to promote excellence in the publishing industry by recognizing talented contemporary authors who put both heart and soul into their work. FAPA is proud to...

United States Neurology Software Market Segmentation, Parameters and Prospects 2017 to 2022 Market Research Report
United States Neurology Software Market Segmentation, Parameters and Prospects 2017 to 2022 Market Research Report

2017-08-11

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Richard Shelor Joins Atlanta-Based National Mortgage Organization, PrivatePlus
Richard Shelor Joins Atlanta-Based National Mortgage Organization, PrivatePlus

2017-08-11

PrivatePlus Mortgage, a division of National Bank of Commerce, has named Richard Shelor a Mortgage Banker. www.PrivatePlusMortgage.com Atlanta, GA, August 11, 2017– PrivatePlus Mortgage, a division of National Bank of Commerce, has named Richard Shelor a Mortgage Banker. “Richard believes in creating lasting client relationships in order to best understand and therefore better serve client’s long-term needs beyond the initial mortgage,” says Michael O’Nan, Vice President & Mortgage Banker for PrivatePlus. A University of Georgia graduate in Economics, Shelor has over nine years of experience in the mortgage/financial services industry as well as in residential and commercial real estate. He served as managing broker of a commercial development and sales firm from 2004 to 2011. “I look at the big picture and enjoy discussing the factors that need to be a part of the strategy of each loan; I really...

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

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