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“Halloween is for Heroes” says Harry Moon’s Good Mischief Contest

01 01 1970

Finalists for Round Three Four countries including USA, France, China, and Canada Reach Final Round Our culture is in need of kindness and warmth. Mix that warmth and kindness with the humor, grace and irascibility that comes from the very young and something special emerges. ”— Dan Redler, Emmy Award winning producerCHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA, October 25, 2017 () -- Proving that kindness matters, children from four countries have reached the final round of Harry Moon’s Good Mischief Contest. Good Mischief is described as a kindness that surprises. Over thirty children from four countries including China, France, and Canada have advanced to the voting round. The young finalists have produced a one minute video of their act of Good Mischief. “The diversity is stunning,” said Steve Goerth of Rabbit Publishers, the publishing house behind the best-selling middle-school series, Harry Moon. “Daniel Melarango who, at an early age was challenged with a brain...

‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ Showcases Stertil-Koni EARTHLIFT Mobile Columns

01 01 1970

We’re big fans of Jay, greatly appreciate his kind words and absolutely love to see our lifts in action – contributing to the efficiency of his facility and making such a big impact on his viewers. STEVENSVILLE, MD March 29, 2017 Heavy duty vehicle lifts from industry leader Stertil-Koni were recently featured on the extremely popular TV show, Jay Leno's Garage, which is broadcast on CNBC and is also available online. Jay is recognized worldwide as a prominent TV celebrity, talk show host and comedian extraordinaire who is passionate about getting under the hood of, and behind the wheels of, classic and modern vehicles. So, when it comes to lifting cars and trucks in the former Tonight Show host’s expansive workshop, there’s one product that is always up to the task — wireless mobile column lifts from Stertil-Koni. Leno noted that Stertil-Koni’s vehicle lifts catch the eye of many a visitor to his Burbank, California garage. In the episode...

©KLN Family Brands Provides Yankees Fans the Opportunity to Purchase Tickets Valued at $400 for Just $150 to Support Kids with Cancer

01 01 1970

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA August 29, 2017 KLN Family Brands, an official partner of the New York Yankees announced today it is providing fans with a special ticket offer to support kids with cancer and their families. For $150, fans will receive a seat in the Party City Party Suite for the Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles game on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 1:05 pm.  Each game ticket (valued at $400) includes access to the suite, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a chance to meet former Yankees players. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Pinky Swear Foundation, which provides families facing cancer with financial and emotional support, including grants for stable housing, reliable transportation, utilities, food and weekend getaways, so they can focus on what's most important: their child battling cancer.  “Every time the Yankees take the field, we fight to win. But too many children are fighting for something far more important; their...

ZT Wealth Enters Sports Management Arena With New Website

01 01 1970

Press Release - updated: Sep 29, 2017 17:45 CDT HOUSTON, September 29, 2017 - Already known for its ventures in wealth management, automobile dealerships, health care services, and quick-service restaurants, ZT Wealth is expanding its influence even further with the launch of its latest entity’s new website for ZT Sports. The launch signifies ZT Wealth’s vision to better meet the needs of today’s modern athletes.  As a full-service sports management agency, ZT Sports will provide traditional agent services offerings like contract and arbitration negotiation, individual coaching, and concierge treatment in addition to in-depth wealth management and marketing. Clients will have access to all of ZT Wealth’s private equity investments, including built-in endorsement opportunities with brands like Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Hardee’s, and Carl’s, Jr., among others. Overall, the services offered are designed to help an athlete through his entire career, from...

Zito LLC Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Two of Cal Ripken, Jr.’s Companies, CRJ, Inc., and Ripken Baseball Camps and Clinics LLC

01 01 1970

Zito LLC Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Two of Cal Ripken, Jr.’s Companies, CRJ, Inc., and Ripken Baseball Camps and Clinics LLCZito LLC filed suit in the District of Maryland against two of Cal Ripken, Jr.’s companies, CRJ, Inc. and Ripken Baseball Camps and Clinics LLC, case No. 1:17-cv-1733, for patent infringement of User-Specific Dispensing System. Swampscott, MA, June 26, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Zito LLC announced that it filed suit for patent infringement in the District of Maryland against two of Cal Ripken, Jr.’s companies, CRJ, Inc. and Ripken Baseball Camps and Clinics LLC, case No. 1:17-cv-1733.Plaintiff Zito LLC is the owner and assignee of all substantial rights, title and interest to U.S. Patent No. 7,398,921 (“the 921 Patent”) and U.S. Patent No. 9,443,369 (“the 369 Patent”), and patents pending, which derive from the 921 Patent issued to Arthur Zito Jr. by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on July 15, 2008.Arthur Zito,...

Zika Care Connect website offers families access to medical specialists

01 01 1970

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 3, 2017 -- Zika Care Connect, a new resource developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the March of Dimes to help families affected by the Zika virus find specialty medical providers who can care for them, has been launched for 10 high-risk jurisdictions throughout the United States and its territories. Access it online at www.zikacareconnect.org or via the March of Dimes website at marchofdimes.org/zika. "Moms and families may feel overwhelmed by Zika infection in pregnancy or by the complex medical needs of a baby born with a Zika-related health problem," says Paul E. Jarris, MD, chief medical officer of the March of Dimes. "Zika Care Connect helps parents find services and medical providers in their location who take their insurance and speak their language." The Zika Care Connect (ZCC) Healthcare Professional Network is a searchable database of medical specialists who provide care for pregnant women...

ZHOME Names Ken McGovern Director of Capital Markets

01 01 1970

Mr. McGovern spent over a decade at Walmart in positions ranging from IT, Merchandising, and Corporate Finance. Mr. McGovern also held positions including Chief Investment Officer at Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings, and as Chief Financial Officer at a $30 Billion Hedge Fund and Asset Manager based in Dallas, Texas. "Ken has the right combination of skill and experience to help us expand into new markets," said Kory Scheeler, CEO and founder of ZHOME. "Ken is a world-class Capital Markets executive who is tech-savvy with a customer first focus and has been successful in start-ups and in large complex organizations like Walmart. Ken will help establish that ZHOME will be the low-cost operator in this space." Ken McGovern added, "It is an honor for me to serve in this important role. I wouldn't be here if I wasn't convinced that ZHOME could expand and compete...

Zentech Narrows New Site Location Choices for Expansion in Maryland,...

01 01 1970

Zentech's President and CEO, Matt Turpin our focus is squarely on supporting the high-technology, electronics driven business sectors – particularly mil-aero, defense, medical and cyber Baltimore, MD May 05, 2017 Zentech Manufacturing, Inc., the Pentagon region’s premiere electronics contract manufacturing (CM) and contract engineering services provider, with locations in Baltimore, Md. and Fredericksburg, Va, is reviewing available sites in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Howard county and Virginia with a final site selection imminent. The expansion is in response to Zentech’s accelerated growth, increased long-term military program orders and new customer engagements in Zentech’s highly regulated core markets of high-complexity C5ISR military, defense, aerospace, cyber and medical electronics manufacturing. One such recent development includes Zentech’s selection by a Canadian defense...

YouCaring Campaign Launched for Veteran who is Losing Home to Cancer

01 01 1970

Veteran Kevin Palmer Losing Home To Cancer Baltimore, MD July 14, 2017 On June 19, 2017, Kevin went to his regularly scheduled doctor’s appointment, for his IV treatment. He shared with is doctor that he had been experiencing small amounts of blood in the phlegm associated with his cough. To further complicate matters, Kevin learned that part of his tumor has infiltrated a pulmonary vein, which has resulted in blood leaking into his lungs. He has been in in-patient care since that date. His son Will, a college student, has been there with him the entire time. That fact alone, speaks to Kevin’s character as a Father! Throughout the last year, Kevin and his family have faced this continuing adversity with the courage, strength and resolve that many of us might not have been able to hold onto in their situation. In fact, Kevin has fought this battle without complaining, self-pity, posting to social media, asking for help, or even publicly sharing his diagnosis. It wasn’t...

You Have Cancer!

02 11 2017

    BALTIMORE, MD, November 02, 2017 -- In honor of National Hospice Month, Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is proud to announce the release of 50 HOURS, by Loree Lough, bestselling author of more than 100 award-winning novels. Lough has earmarked a generous portion of the novel's proceeds to The National Hospice and Palliative Care organization https://www.nhpco.org/nhpco-0.Based on a screen play by Kevin James O'Neill, 50 HOURS focuses on two ordinary people who yearn to find peace in their lives. The story features Franco Allessi, a broken, lonely man who, since the death of his wife, is merely existing. Arrested for drunk driving, a judge takes his license and sentences him to 50 hours of community service. He chooses Savannah Falls Hospice for no reason other than it's walking distance from his run-down mobile home. While performing chores at the center, he encounters Aubrey Brewer, diagnosed with a brain tumor. The meeting is the start of an unlikely...

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