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World Renowned Climate and Policy Expert Joins Good Earth Minerals’ Board of Directors

2017-08-11

DENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, August 11, 2017 — Good Earth Minerals®, LLC (“GEM”) is a mineral technology company with significant deposits of calcium sulfate dihydrate. It was announced today that Alan S. Miller has joined Good Earth Minerals as a Director and a Senior Advisor of Science and Technology Development. He served with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) for 16 years in the World Bank Group (WBG) working on climate change issues including 6 years at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat. His responsibilities included representing the IFC/WBG at meetings of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, G8, and the G20 as well as other international forums. Prior to joining the IFC, Mr. Miller was a Climate Change Team Leader at the GEF Secretariat, managing policies, and was instrumental in over $1 billion in donor funding...

Success Keys to Nine Unicorns Not Named Airbnb or Uber

2017-08-10

Instacart. When we think of unicorns, we usually think of the tech industry, but there are some entrepreneurs out there who are disrupting retail. One of my favorites – and a company I use on a weekly basis – is Instacart. Founder Apoorva Mehta, who’s only 30, had over 20 failed startups before he launched Instacart. I’m glad he succeeded, because the app helps me manage my busy life and still get healthy food on the table almost every night. ­-Nicole M. Coomber, lecturer of management and organization. The Honest Company. There’s some debate as to whether celebrity Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company, is really worth $1 billion, but as far as bringing together style and function, it’s a winner with a lot of moms I know. The Honest Company is a “wellness” brand, but its core business is a subscription service...

Mission Trails to Receive 178 Acres in Pardee Homes Collaboration with Conservation Groups

2017-08-10

    SAN DIEGO, CA, August 10, 2017 — Pardee Homes, working with conservation groups Preserve Wild Santee, Center for Biological Diversity and California Chaparral Institute, will dedicate 178 acres of open space to the City of San Diego to be included as part of Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP). “Mission Trails Regional Park is truly a jewel in the City of San Diego’s world class parks system,” said San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer. “It isn’t often that 178 acres in the middle of an urban region are dedicated to park use, making this act of environmental preservation truly significant. Partnerships such as this will make our city more sustainable and enjoyable for all San Diego residents, visitors and future generations.” The open space dedication is the result of a 2014 agreement and subsequent negotiations between Pardee Homes and the conservation groups to further enhance the Weston (formerly known as Castlerock) master...

Ocular Announces Investment From Pasadena Angels To Further Develop DAX™ – The First Camera To Combat Drug And Alcohol-Impaired Driving
Ocular Announces Investment From Pasadena Angels To Further Develop DAX™ – The First Camera To Combat Drug And Alcohol-Impaired Driving

2017-08-10

Today’s announcement reinforces our commitment to develop and bring to market the tools that police officers and prosecutors need to keep impaired drivers off the road and save lives. Pasadena, CA August 10, 2017 — Ocular Data Systems, Inc., creators of DAX™ Evidence Recorder, has closed on a new bridge round of funding with the Pasadena Angels. The investment enables Ocular to further develop DAX™, a groundbreaking handheld camera that specially aids law enforcement in manually testing and recording eye movements and responses. These critical signs of drug and alcohol impairment or medical conditions, not typically picked up by dash or body cameras, can be used by prosecutors as court admissible audio-video evidence of impaired...

Creation Springs Church Now Meeting at Freedom Optimist Hall
Creation Springs Church Now Meeting at Freedom Optimist Hall

2017-08-10

ELDERSBURG, MD – 08/10/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Creation Springs Church has launched public revival worship services every Sunday at 10:30AM, meeting at the Freedom Optimist Hall located at 6315 Sykesville Rd in Eldersburg, Maryland. “Here at Creation Springs Church we believe God has a big revival in store for you,” says co-founder Steve Simons, “God is alive. God is moving. God is ready to save you right here, right now.  No matter your history, your baggage, or where you find yourself today – God loves you, and has declared promises to be fulfilled in you, through you, around you, and for you.  All you have to say is, ‘Yes!’ to God to start seeing a change in your life.” Steve...

FastPay and Tennenbaum Structure an Innovative $80MM Credit Facility for Videology
FastPay and Tennenbaum Structure an Innovative $80MM Credit Facility for Videology

2017-08-09

“We, at FastPay, are excited to partner with Videology,” said Jed Simon, CEO and Founder of FastPay. “I’ve admired Scott Ferber for years—the team at Videology is highly innovative and uniquely positioned to solve the industry’s marketing challenges through its powerful unified software solution.”   Videology, founded in 2007, was one of the first technology companies to bring results-driven, reservation-based video advertising software to the marketplace.  Their vision of a converging, data-fueled TV and video landscape shaped their product development, and led to unique solutions for agencies, advertisers and media companies. Today, the company continues to expand and innovate along with advanced TV advertising’s rapid growth trajectory. The partnership illustrates FastPay’s distinct ability to understand the financial needs of digital businesses in rapid growth sectors. FastPay’s expertise in the digital media ecosystem, including its...

The Wendy’s Company Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
The Wendy’s Company Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

2017-08-09

“After recording our 18th consecutive quarter of positive same-restaurant sales and as we continue to strengthen the Wendy’s® brand through new restaurant development and Image Activation, we are pleased with our progress and remain confident in our long-term targets,” President and Chief Executive Officer Todd Penegor said. “More than one-third of the global system is now Image Activated and we continue advancing towards our global expansion goals with 35 new restaurant openings during the second quarter and 68 openings year-to-date. We, along with our exceptional and dedicated franchisees across the globe, remain committed to delighting every customer and to our brand purpose of creating joy and opportunity through our food, family and community.” Second Quarter 2017 Summary See “Disclosure Regarding Non-GAAP Financial Measures” and the reconciliation tables that accompany this release for a discussion and reconciliation of certain non-GAAP financial...

Ohio Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a Person with Mesothelioma in Ohio Tips to Ensure They Hire the Most Skilled Attorneys-For Better Compensation

2017-08-09

If the lawyer you are talking to cannot prove they were the driving force for an individual with mesothelioma receiving a million-dollar settlement within the last year-please call us at 800-714-0303 ” — Ohio Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, August 9, 2017 — The Ohio Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “We are offering a person who has just been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Ohio or their family vital tips to ensure they hire the most qualified attorneys to assist with a financial compensation claim for this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. As we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303 if you do not hire the nation’s most skilled and experienced mesothelioma attorneys to assist with the financial compensation claim you probably will not get the best possible financial settlement-which could be in the hundreds of thousands...

Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges A US Navy Aircraft Carrier or Submarine Veteran to Call for On-The-Spot Access to The Nation’s Most Skilled Lawyers for Compensation Outcomes

2017-08-09

    NEW YORK, NY, August 09, 2017 — The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “We are the top ranked source in the nation when it comes to the best possible financial compensation for US Navy Veterans who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma because of asbestos exposure on an aircraft carrier or submarine. “A Navy Veteran with confirmed mesothelioma who wants to receive the best possible financial compensation is doing themselves and incredible injustice by hiring anything less than the nation’s most capable and skilled mesothelioma attorneys who specialize in assisting Navy Veterans. Contact us anytime at 800-714-0303 and let’s have a free look at your time served in the Navy and see what your claim might be worth. It doesn’t hurt to simply ask.” http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com The Mesothelioma Compensation...

Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Nuclear Navy Veteran or an Energy Worker With Mesothelioma In Virginia To Call Anytime About The Best Attorneys and Better Compensation

2017-08-07

US Navy Veterans or power plant workers in Virginia should get the best possible financial compensation if they have been diagnosed with mesothelioma” — Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, August 7, 2017 — The Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “We specialize in assisting US Navy Veterans and or energy workers who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma. As we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303 to get the best possible financial compensation for this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure it is so vital you retain the services of the nation’s top mesothelioma attorneys. “This is especially true if we are talking about a US Navy Veteran who was exposed to asbestos on a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, a nuclear submarine, a nuclear power plant, or a gas or electric utility in Virginia.”

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