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S&W Seed Company to Participate in the 14th Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis

2017-05-24

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PrideStaff Expands with New Staffing and Employment Agency in the…
PrideStaff Expands with New Staffing and Employment Agency in the…

2017-05-12

We want to benefit our community in a meaningful way by creating exceptional matches between talented employees and great employers. Minneapolis, MN May 12, 2017 — PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in the Northwest Suburbs and North Minneapolis, Minnesota areas. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines. “We’re truly excited to bring PrideStaff’s national resources to our local market,” said Jerry Bergstrom, Co-Owner/Strategic-Partner of the Minneapolis North PrideStaff...

More New Partners Announce Commitments at Partnership for a Healthier America's Annual Summit
More New Partners Announce Commitments at Partnership for a Healthier America's Annual Summit

2017-05-12

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Organizations including Bright Horizons, Mercy Housing, and the Learning Care Group today announced commitments at the closing day of the sixth annual Building a Healthier Future Summit convened by the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). PHA works with its honorary chair former First Lady Michelle Obama and the private sector to create solutions to end the childhood obesity crisis. The former First Lady also addressed the Summit this afternoon, closing the event’s programming with her remarks. As a demonstration of PHA’s reach and scale, in addition to the organizations above, today eight college campuses joined PHA’s Healthier Campus Initiative. These campuses include California State University, Fresno; Concord University; Coppin State University; Mount Saint Mary’s University; SUNY Cobleskill; Tougaloo College; UC Davis; and United Tribes Technical College. “We are proud to be joined by so many...

Prominent Californians Join CA Fwd Leadership Council
Prominent Californians Join CA Fwd Leadership Council

2017-05-11

“We are very pleased to add this talented bipartisan California quartet to our Leadership Council,” said Lenny Mendonca, CA Fwd co-chair. Sacramento, CA May 11, 2017 — California Forward’s (CA Fwd) Leadership Council elected four new members, and re-elected a founding member of the Council, to help advance the bipartisan organization’s strategy to improve economic resiliency, community sustainability and upward mobility. The new Council members are former Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, labor leader Dave Regan, entrepreneur and social investor Joseph Sanberg and tech and civic entrepreneur Jim Heerwagen. Former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, who joined the organization in 2008, was re-elected to the Council. CA Fwd’s Leadership Council is a diverse group of Californians who select and guide the organization’s projects. Here’s a brief summary of the five members...

Axon Reports 2017 First Quarter Results
Axon Reports 2017 First Quarter Results

2017-05-09

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 9, 2017 — Axon Enterprise, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAXN), today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. “We are off to a strong start on the year as we executed across all of our business lines,” commented Rick Smith, CEO and Founder of Axon. “We recently rebranded the company as Axon to better reflect our ecosystem of connected solutions and robust pipeline of new offerings. We also launched our national free trial offering to accelerate adoption of our body camera program. The initial response has been encouraging, and we see tremendous opportunity to extend our market leadership.” First Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights: Net sales increased 43% to $79.2 million in the first quarter of 2017 compared to $55.5 million in the first quarter of 2016. International sales were $14.5 million in the first quarter of 2017. TASER Weapons segment revenues increased 26% to $57.7 million in the...

Horizon Solar Power Garners the Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Award for Its Interactive Customer Service Offerings, Range of Financing Products, and Flexible Technical Solutions
Horizon Solar Power Garners the Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Award for Its Interactive Customer Service Offerings, Range of Financing Products, and Flexible Technical Solutions

2017-05-09

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 9, 2017 – Based on its recent analysis of the solar services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Horizon Solar Power with the 2017 United States Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Service Leadership. Horizon Solar Power takes the top spot in customer service with its industry-leading installation times, focus on education, and uniquely responsive client support throughout the sales cycle. While large competitors have a standardized installation model, Horizon Solar Power draws upon its experience in the construction industry to offer installation support for every kind of roof. It excels in ground-mount system installation, which accounts for 10% of the company’s business. “Horizon Solar Power provides exceptional, personal customer service, doing away with self-service portals and automated phone,” said Frost & Sullivan Research Manager, Vishal Sapru. “It adopts an inclusive financing model; therefore, forgoing third-party financing that...

Mose M. Kinsey Shares ‘A Hero’s Journey’
Mose M. Kinsey Shares ‘A Hero’s Journey’

2017-05-09

NORMAN PARK, Ga. May 10, 2017 — Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages and can be either male or female. They are everyday people in the communities and society. In author Mose M. Kinsey’s latest book offering, he defines what it truly means to be a “hero,” as detailed in his personal inspiring life story. “A Hero’s Journey” (published by Xlibris) chronicles the experiences of Kinsey growing up in the segregated South with all odds against him, and celebrates his achievements along with the remarkable characters in his life. This memoir tells the formula to reaching success and becoming...

United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations
United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations

2017-05-08

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2017 — United Airlines (UAL), the leading carrier in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced it is increasing the number of flights between SFO and eight destinations. Additionally, the airline announced it will convert select regional jet flights to larger mainline aircraft in ten markets. These schedule enhancements build on previously announced new service from SFO to seven U.S. cities beginning June 8.  “Every day in San Francisco we proudly welcome more than 30,000 customers aboard United Airlines and today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to being the Bay Area’s leading U.S. airline,” said Mike Hanna, United’s vice president of its San Francisco International Airport hub. “These additional flights and larger aircraft to new cities and those already part of our network will offer customers even more convenient flight options and easy connections to popular destinations around the U.S. and Canada.”

Acuity Eye Specialists' Agreement to Acquire Dr. Bruce Haight,…
Acuity Eye Specialists' Agreement to Acquire Dr. Bruce Haight,…

2017-05-08

Pasadena, CA May 08, 2017 — Acuity Eye Specialists and Dr. Bruce Haight announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Acuity Eye Specialists to acquire Grossmont Eye Center, Dr. Bruce Haight’s ophthalmology clinic, in La Mesa, CA. The transaction closed on April 20, 2017. Financial terms were not disclosed. This acquisition is expected to provide Acuity Eye Specialists with an additional clinic and doctors to address the growing needs of patients in the San Diego market, and will increase Acuity Eye Specialists’ footprint in California so they can continue to serve patients throughout the state. “Acquiring Dr. Bruce Haight’s practice is a natural extension for Acuity Eye Specialists as we continue to expand our offerings to help patients access the care they need,â€� said Tom von Sydow, Chief Operating Officer at Acuity Eye Specialists....

PrideStaff Staffing and Employment Agency in San Diego, California…
PrideStaff Staffing and Employment Agency in San Diego, California…

2017-05-04

I’m excited to combine my decades of staffing industry experience with PrideStaff’s national resources to benefit clients and talent in our local market. San Diego, CA May 04, 2017 — PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that their San Diego staffing and employment agency is under new ownership and management. The office continues to offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines. “I’m excited to combine my decades of staffing industry experience with PrideStaff’s national resources to benefit clients and talent in our local market,” said Thomas...

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