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LGI Homes Opens New Community in Houston

14 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 14, 2017 -- LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH) announces it is now selling in its newest community in Houston, Villa North. Conveniently located just west of I-45 in the heart of north Houston, Villa North presents a rare opportunity to buyers looking for affordable new homes with easy access to downtown.Homeowners in Villa North are positioned for reduced commutes to Houston’s most sought-after employment centers, shopping, dining and recreation. For outdoor activities, several nearby parks offer playgrounds, sports fields and walking trails, including Sylvester Turner Park, Lincoln Park and Stuebner Airline Park. Additionally, Villa North is just a short drive from many of north Houston’s most popular attractions, including Willowbrook Mall, Wet ‘N’ Wild Splashtown, and Sam Houston Race Park.With homes priced from the $160s, Villa North offers spacious floor plans designed for today’s active families. These one- and two-story homes feature...

Maserati Sponsors The PNC Father/Son Challenge Golf Tournament

14 12 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 14, 2017 -- From today until Sunday, December 17, Maserati is sponsoring the 2017 PNC Father/Son Challenge, a golf tournament pairing professional golfers and their family members, which began today at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida. Maserati Levante at PNC Father/Son Challenge Golf Tournament at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida. Photo Credit: Maserati Maserati will be offering test drive opportunities from a VIP area located in close proximity to the putting green and the Ritz-Carlton Club House. Guests attending the exclusive event will be able to get behind the wheel of an assortment of Maserati's new 2018 vehicles, including the stunning Levante sport-utility vehicle – "The Maserati of SUVs." Test drive experiences will take place on Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17. In a thrilling addition to the event, Maserati is also giving participants a chance...

Las Vegas Terror Attacks Call for the Nation’s Top Event Security Guards

14 12 2017

Miami, Florida – Events have compromised security long enough. With terror attacks like the ones in Las Vegas and the Orlando nightclub shooting, it’s time to stop compromising security. Fast Guard Service LLC dispatches highly-trained security guards within 4 hours to businesses and event sites. This is in response to the rise of terror attacks that increase the need for event security guards, mobile patrols, and other state-of-the-art security systems. “Our staff is comprised of former military and retired law enforcement officers. We are fully equipped to handle all types of high-risk security threats, from active shooter scenarios to private event management services, we do it all. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,” the company site explains. Maria Meza, a repeat business client, reveals what she likes about Fast Guard Service LLC, “I hired them on two occasions, security for a major event in Miami our company was hosting and then for private investigation....

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant Announces Global Growth Plans

14 12 2017

Kirkendoll Management is particularly excited to diversify from the oversaturated, ultra-competitive U.S. market to international locations where Lucy’s brand will resonate with customers. We see international markets as an important growth engine for Kirkendoll Management’s Restaurant Division. NEW ORLEANS December 14, 2017 Costa Rica and Aruba residents and visitors will soon have a new sports bar and dining option. Kirkendoll Management, the New Orleans-based boutique hospitality investment firm, today announced plans to open two new Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurants (Lucy’s) in Costa Rica and Aruba. The two international locations will join Kirkendoll Management’s roster of restaurants, including Lucy’s restaurants in New Orleans and Key West, as well as a French Bistro-inspired American diner in Austin named Bonhomie. Lucy’s opening in Costa Rica marks the brand’s first international location. The Costa Rican location will open December 15, 2017....

Johns Joins Cejka Executive Search As Executive Vice President, Managing Principal

14 12 2017

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Cejka Executive Search, ranked on Forbes list of America's Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce that Alan D. Johns has joined the firm as Executive Vice President, Managing Principal to lead the firm's Academic Medicine and Health Sciences Practice. Johns brings three decades of experience in higher education/academic health sciences administration, finance, operations, strategic planning, research administration, risk assessment and accountability to Cejka Executive Search. Prior to joining executive search four years ago, Johns served in senior leadership positions at public and private, research-intensive universities, including Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (Associate Vice Dean and CFO), Duke University School of Medicine (Associate Dean for Strategic Services and Chief Academic Administrative Officer for Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center), Virginia Commonwealth University (Assistant Vice President...

Aramark Chefs Earn Prestigious ProChef Certification from The Culinary Institute of America

14 12 2017

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is pleased to announce the graduation of 18 chefs from the distinguished ProChef® Certification program at The Culinary Institute of America. These Aramark chefs create the menus for and serve colleges, universities and preparatory schools across the United States and Canada, and join the 250 Aramark chefs who have already received their ProChef certification. “These chefs are dedicated to honing their craft. The CIA’s ProChef Certification gives them a way to benchmark their accomplishments,” says Certified Master Chef Brad Barnes, director of CIA Consulting and Industry Programs. “We applaud Aramark for continuing its commitment to chefs, food, and our profession.” The CIA ProChef Certification is a three-tiered, comprehensive professional development and culinary proficiency program which measures core culinary, managerial and financial acumen, including a chef's...

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant Announces Global Growth Plans

14 12 2017

“Kirkendoll Management is particularly excited to diversify from the oversaturated, ultra-competitive U.S. market to international locations where Lucy’s brand will resonate with customers. We see international markets as an important growth engine for Kirkendoll Management’s Restaurant Division." NEW ORLEANS December 13, 2017 Costa Rica and Aruba residents and visitors will soon have a new sports bar and dining option. Kirkendoll Management, the New Orleans-based boutique hospitality investment firm, today announced plans to open two new Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurants (Lucy’s) in Costa Rica and Aruba. The two international locations will join Kirkendoll Management’s roster of restaurants, including Lucy’s restaurants in New Orleans and Key West, as well as a French Bistro-inspired American diner in Austin named Bonhomie. Lucy’s opening in Costa Rica marks the brand’s first international location. The Costa Rican location will open December 15, 2017....

American Heart Association Announces 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year Finalists

13 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 -- American Heart Association (AHA) and 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant title sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation announced today a powerhouse lineup of finalists for the 2017 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award – the nation's top award for college football coaches. The winner will be announced live Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 during the awards dinner and ceremony at the Hilton Americas-Houston. Representing the country's finest college football coaches, 2017 award finalists are: Paul Chryst - University of Wisconsin Clay Helton - University of Southern California Scott Frost – formerly with the University of Central Florida now with the University of Nebraska Gus Malzahn - Auburn University Jeff Monken - Army Kirby Smart - University of Georgia Dabo Swinney - Clemson University Coaching legend Steve Spurrier is the recipient of the Bear Bryant 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award and will also attend the dinner in January. Spurrier was the head coach...

IsoComforter, Inc. Introduces Cold Therapy Product to Orthopedic Surgical Patients

13 12 2017

Past News Releases RSS PALM CITY, Fla. December 13, 2017 IsoComforter’s patented cold therapy and IsoTube pads were developed utilizing the knowledge of an orthopedic surgeon. IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy machine with the innovative IsoTube design to help treat post-operative and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry leader in cold therapy technology by creating an innovative product that makes it convenient and comfortable for patients to apply cold therapy in the most effective manner. IsoComforter provides the ultimate in orthopedic injury and muscle relief and are constructed with top quality materials. They are applicable for every situation such as post-operative recovery, sports injuries, runners, work related injuries, all sports athletes, participants and professionals including extreme sports, medical professionals, rehabilitation facilities, physical therapists,...

Newly Formed Professional Football League (PFL) Launching Spring 2018

13 12 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 -- The "Professional Football League" is pleased to announce its inaugural season for Spring 2018. Football teams from franchise cities throughout the United States will be led onto the field of battle by eight renowned, highly decorated and legendary head coaches, including Dave Campo: "Three Time NFL Champion & National College Champion"; Ted Cottrell: MAC's 2012 Inaugural Hall of Fame Class Inductee, Inaugural Honoree of MAC "ALL-Century" Team, 1969 HOF Inductee Delaware Valley University & Innovator of the "3-4 Defense"; University of Florida & Penn State Living legend Galen Hall: Two-Time National Champion as OC and National Championship Head Coach, recently enshrined into Florida-Georgia Football Hall of Fame; Darren Arbet: Four-time Arena League Champion & 2011 HOF inductee; Norm Chow: Two Time National Champion Offense Coordinator & Coach of four Heisman Trophy winners...

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