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Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company Files Uncontested Rate Case Settlement Agreement

13 12 2017

DOVER, Del., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), its interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) an uncontested settlement agreement associated with its current rate case proceeding. As a result of the settlement agreement, which is now subject to Commission review and action, ESNG will record an increase in base rates of approximately $9.8 million. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, ESNG will recover the costs of its System Reliability Project (placed into service in 2017), along with the cost of investments and expenses associated with various expansion, reliability and safety initiatives. About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission, gathering and processing, and marketing; electricity generation and distribution;...

MyWay Mobile Storage of St. Louis is Donating Portable Storage Containers to the 2016 6th Annual Santa’s North Pole Dash, a 5k Run or One Mile Walk

13 12 2017

ST. LOUIS December 13, 2017 MyWay Mobile Storage of St. Louis, the leading provider of moving and storage solutions, provides quick and easy to do-it-yourself moving and portable storage to meet your needs at your location or in our climate-controlled, secure storage facilities. Where can you see up to 2,500 Santa’s running through Main Street of historic St. Charles? Why at Frontier Park, of course! The whole family can get in the holiday spirit with this year’s Santa’s North Pole Dash, a 5K run or one mile fun walk to be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in St. Charles, Missouri. Participants will be provided a moisture-wicking T-shirt resembling Santa’s jacket or the 2016 themed shirt, a beard, a hat and gloves to wear during the race. There will also be a 1/4 mile Children’s Snowman Shuffle for children. Strollers are definitely welcome! As a fundraiser for Greater St. Charles County Chamber, the Chamber is participating along with many local businesses. Participants...

Sikorsky Delivers Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

13 12 2017

COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, delivered two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters to the County of Los Angeles at a ceremony in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The S-70i Black Hawk helicopters will be customized to a Firehawk™ configuration to meet L.A. County Fire Department's specifications and further protect lives and property 24/7. Jeanette Eaton, regional sales director for North America; Thomas Ewald, deputy chief of Los Angeles Fire Department's Air and Wildland Division; Vince Pena, deputy chief at Los Angeles County Fire Department; Dennis Blumenthal, chief of helicopter maintenance for the Los Angeles County Fire Department; and Bill Gostic, vice president of Sikorsky, present a plaque to the Fire Chiefs commemorating the delivery of the first S-70i Black Hawks in the U.S. and continuing the Firehawk legacy... A Firehawk helicopter performs aerial firefighting and additionally, can plan missions and direct...

RealBiz Media Group (Verus Foods) Announces Corporate Update

13 12 2017

NEW YORK, NY , Dec. 13, 2017 -- RealBiz Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: RBIZ) currently operating as Verus Foods (“Verus” or the “Company”) is providing the following interim update in advance of its fiscal year-end report.Effective December 15, 2017, Mark Lindsey resigned as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. Lindsey’s resignation was not the result from any disagreement with the Company, any matter related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices, the Company’s management or the Board. As a result, the Company has named industry veteran Piyush Munot as interim CFO. Mr. Munot, who is a U.S.-accredited CPA, has an extensive background uniquely suited to building Verus’s international business. As a former KMPG professional and senior auditor, he was involved in a full range of financial activities with companies throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) countries. Most recently, he served as a Group Controller at Al Dahra Holding, a major...

Prolong Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase II Study of SANGUINATE® in the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease Patients with Vaso-Occlusive Crisis in an Ambulatory Setting

13 12 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Prolong Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has completed enrollment in its Phase II study to evaluate SANGUINATE® in the treatment of vaso-occlusive crisis in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). SANGUINATE® is a first-in-class oxygen-delivery agent that is in development to treat localized and systemic hypoxia. Vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) is a complication of sickle cell disease that results in severe, debilitating pain that impacts the quality of life for patients.  The Phase II study entitled, "A Phase II, Multicenter, Single-Blind, Randomized Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of SANGUINATE® Versus Normal Saline in Adult Sickle Cell Disease Patients With Vaso-Occlusive Crisis (VOC)" is a clinical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of SANGUINATE® for the treatment of VOC. The company expects data from all patients to be available in the first half of 2018. Preliminary results from a subset of patients were...

Invisible Fence® Brand Acknowledges Dealer Excellence with 2017 Awards

13 12 2017

“Each of this year’s 37 winners has truly excelled in a variety of crucial business areas and are, in fact, the faces of our brand on the ground,” said Ed Hoyt, Director of Invisible Fence® Brand KNOXVILLE, Tenn. December 13, 2017 Invisible Fence® Brand recognized top performers among their large network of authorized dealers. The 2017 National Dealer Circle of Excellence Awards continues a decades-old tradition for the prominent electronic pet fence brand. The award honors dealer accomplishments in a variety of small-business disciplines including customer care, training, installation, sales, and business operations. “Each of this year’s 37 winners has truly excelled in a variety of crucial business areas and are, in fact, the faces of our brand on the ground,” said Ed Hoyt, Director of Invisible Fence® Brand, “It’s a small gesture, however, the award comes with a paramount appreciation for these teams, business models, and overall professionalism.” This year’s...

Ultimate Medical Academy Recognizes Eurlan Dowdy from Gary, Indiana as the Nonprofit School’s 2017 Winter True Blue Alum

13 12 2017

Eurlan Dowdy, 48, a resident of Gary, Indiana, was recently named Ultimate Medical Academy’s 2017 Winter True Blue Alum. “We are so proud of Erulan for all that she does in her healthcare career, with the children in her community, for serving her country, and for continuing her education,” Ultimate Medical Academy President Derek Apanovitch said. TAMPA, Fla. December 13, 2017 Eurlan Dowdy, 48, a resident of Gary, Indiana, was recently named Ultimate Medical Academy’s 2017 Winter True Blue Alum. This recognition is awarded each quarter by the accredited nonprofit school to graduates who are serving their communities, excelling in their careers, and accomplishing other noteworthy achievements. Dowdy, earned her associate degree in Medical Billing and Coding online from Ultimate Medical Academy earlier this year and is now employed as a Medical Receptionist/Biller position at American Physical Therapy in Gary, Indiana. After one month there, she was rewarded with a raise...

Kesha and Macklemore Concert Tickets for Sprint Center in Kansas City

13 12 2017

Seattle, WA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/13/2017 --Macklemore and Kesha will bring their Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore tour to Sprint Center in Kansas City on June 26, 2018.Stub.Tickets sells Macklemore and Kesha Tickets in Kansas City at Sprint Center.Macklemore and Kesha announced their Adventures tour on Monday Dec. 11, 2017 beginning in the summer of 2018.In a recent video promoting the tour Macklemore talks about how he is done with music and is wanting something new, something trendy. He says "I'm going to be a rollerblade coach." He continues to say "This is what the youth is doing." Kesha pulls up and tells Macklemore about a better idea, both of them going on tour.Macklemore, released his debut album The Language of My World in 2005. Over the course of his career he has won over 20 music awards. Some of these awards include Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album and Rap Song of the Year.Kesha, released her debut album, Animal in 2010. She quickly rose to fame...

3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018—Internationalliving.com

13 12 2017

Costa Rica I decided to shake up my baby-boomer life a bit BALTIMORE, Md. December 13, 2017 “Our editors in the field are seeing more Baby Boomers taking advantage of good-value opportunities abroad—for medical care, roving retirement, or simply travel,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor of International Living. “Retirees are actively looking beyond our borders for savings, and they’re embracing their sense of adventure and striking out in greater numbers than ever.” TREND 1: Medical Tourism—Americans Increasingly Seek Out High-Quality, Low-Cost Care Overseas As retirees face rising healthcare costs in the U.S., they’re turning more to healthcare abroad, according to International Living’s correspondents around the world. In certain destinations, they’re able to access high quality care at a fraction of the cost back home. A growing number of them are opting to take advantage of a phenomenon called “medical tourism.” “For elective procedures that range...

The Traffic Group’s Haberkam Named Federal Contracting Liaison Officer

13 12 2017

Renata Haberkam has been named as TTG’s Federal Contracting Liaison Officer in response to the firm earning the Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) designation in October. BALTIMORE December 13, 2017 The Traffic Group, Inc.’s (TTG) Renata Haberkam has been named as the firm’s Federal Contracting Liaison Officer. This appointment is in response to the firm earning the Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) designation in October. The Traffic Group is one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms. Haberkam also heads up The Traffic Group’s business development and marketing departments, and will retain her current title as Director of Business Development. She oversees firm’s marketing efforts, including the public relations program. Haberkam is active in the local chapters of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS). She is the immediate Past...

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