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Lavish Pets to be featured as a Sam's Club Road Show

11 12 2017

Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA December 11, 2017 - Selected Southern California Sam's Clubs will feature Lavish Pets Designer Clothing and Accessories as part of their Holiday lineup! See details with the upcoming locations and dates. Elly Kaye, CEO, Designer and Founder of Lavish Pets is interviewed, and the link to this video interview is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lw4nxDGmtE&t=1027sAbout Lavish PetsThe elaborate 8-foot table display will showcase the three major brands of Lavish Pets: Bella Poochy, GLOTURE®, and BARK. Bella Poochy and GLOTURE® are designed by the owner, Elly Kaye, and manufactured in the USA. The roadshow will feature the invention by Elly Kaye called the GloCoat®: The World’s First Glow-In-The-Dark dog coat!The live nationwide interview with Elly Kaye, the CEO, Founder of Lavish Pets and the Inventor of the GloCoat® can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lw4nxDGmtELavish Pets was scouted by Walmart at the 2016 Las Vegas pet show called...

Modern Cinema Group Signs Agreement to Co-Finance ‘The Kim Sisters’ Movie

11 12 2017

Beverly Hills, California, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Modern Cinema Group, Inc. (OTCPK: MOCI) is proud to announce the signing of an agreement to co-finance the movie “The Kim Sisters” with one of Hollywood’s most successful producers, Lucas Foster and his production company “Warp LLC”.The movie “The Kim Sisters” is a highly engaging story about three teenage Korean girls who survive the Korean war and near-starvation to become a popular act for East Asian military bases and USO tours in the 1950s.  After being discovered, these young girls were invited to America where they become a staple on television variety shows not to mention their long-running engagements in Las Vegas during the days of the legendary Rat Pack.  With their 25 appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show, they are known as the most beloved vocal group in the show’s history.  Their story has been referred to as the greatest Korean-American story never told.Lucas Foster, the producer of many successful action...

#GetFried Fry Café 'Fries Up' New Deals in California, Texas and Internationally

11 12 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2017 -- #getfried Fry Cafe, a quick-serve restaurant franchise that offers a variety of topped French fries and finger foods, is experiencing explosive growth throughout the country, with locations currently in development throughout Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Santa Clara and Egypt. #getfried is known for its gourmet topped French fries, which all start with one of six styles of fries that are personalized with more than 20 sauces, seasonings and protein options. In addition to their signature baskets like the '716,' made with shredded chicken, buffalo sauce and blue cheese, they also offer other finger food favorites such as Waffle Fry Sliders and chicken fingers. #getfried also recently introduced Dutch-style frites that are served in a paper cone with a dipping sauce, a nod to the culture that inspired the concept. Growth in the coming months will be driven by multiple new franchise agreements, which include: Houston, TX - #getfried...

Christopher Calvert And Darren Day Announced As Winners For Advisor Of The Year Awards

11 12 2017

Christopher Calvert And Darren Day Announced As Winners For Advisor Of The Year Awards SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 11, 2017 -- Gar Wood Securities LLC is pleased to announce it was selected as a winner for Advisor of the Year 2017. This award acknowledges local middle market mergers and acquisitions professionals who have significantly contributed to the successful sale, expansion or recapitalization of their clients' companies. This distinction was announced during the annual awards program and ceremony, hosted by title sponsor BNY Mellon Wealth Management and held at the world-renowned La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology on October 26."Chris Calvert and I are honored to be recognized by Advisor of the Year for our work in our category of expansion capital under $25 million," says Darren Day at Gar Wood. "We look forward to continuing to provide this high level of service to our clients."Judges assessed winners on their professional contribution in...

Franklin Templeton Introduces New Global Campaign ‘Reach for Better’

11 12 2017

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Franklin Templeton Investments today announced the launch of a new global campaign entitled, ‘Reach for Better.’ ‘Reach for Better’ represents a belief in ambition over acceptance of the status quo, and an understanding that better outcomes in investing, and in life, come to those with the ambition to seek them. The new campaign includes integrated television, print and digital advertising, and launches in the U.S. in December, then globally in 2018.“Our goal was to create a bold message that clearly articulates what Franklin Templeton stands for and how our approach to investing benefits our clients,” said David McSpadden, executive vice president, Global Marketing Services for Franklin Templeton Investments. “This is especially important now as our industry evolves and asset managers need to more clearly articulate their value.“We focused on core tenets that define the meaning of achievement—both for our investors and ourselves. The...

Enerlites Introduces Energy-efficient Dimmer Switches

11 12 2017

Multi-Location Dimming Switch - 57302 “Like all other energy-efficient lighting controls, these dimming switches are designed for those consumers who demand energy-saving and efficient lighting controls,” says Greg Reese. IRVINE, CA December 11, 2017 Enerlites, a leading manufacturer of high-quality lighting controls, and wiring devices, is excited to introduce 57302 & 57302-3K: a line of decorator dimmer switches with easy wiring controls. The dimming capabilities of these switches range between 0 -100 %. The switches are compatible with most high-efficiency light bulbs available in the market. High-efficiency Dimming Switches Most LED drivers available in the market for dimmable LEDs pose certain limitations, in terms of control and performance output. “Dimmer switches are used in homes and offices, because they help spruce up the ambiance of the place,” says Greg Reese, National Sales Manager, Enerlites. “Most traditional dimmable LED drivers available in the market...

Protect Your Health During the California Fires

11 12 2017

California Wildfires We are not only inhaling smoke from trees and bushes, but also contaminants from houses, including toxic paints, plastics and chemicals. VENTURA, Calif. December 11, 2017 The Thomas fire has caused tragic loss in our community. However, it is inspiring to see the community come together to support each other through this difficult time. One important thing to keep in mind is the health impact of the wildfires. We are not only inhaling smoke from trees and bushes, but also contaminants from houses, including toxic paints, plastics and chemicals. This can lead to oxidative damage and inflammatory destruction of our cells and tissues. The good news is we can take certain precautions to avoid the negative impacts of the smoke on our health. HEPA Air PurifierHigh efficiency (HEPA) air purifiers are a great way to improve your indoor air quality. You can put HEPA air purifiers in the rooms you spend most of your time in (i.e. living room, bedroom) or take one with...

Seabreeze Named Top Workplace in Orange County for 2017

11 12 2017

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. December 11, 2017 Seabreeze Management Company, Inc., a leading residential and commercial property management firm, today announced that the company has been named a Top Workplace for 2017 by The Orange County Register. Winners are named as a result of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, formerly WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm specializing in employee engagement and retention strategies. Since 2006, Energage has surveyed employees from over 47,000 organizations to determine the best places to work in various regions across the United States. “At Seabreeze, we take an employee-first approach,” said Isaiah Henry, President and CEO at Seabreeze Management Company. “In the past year, we’ve reevaluated everything from our hiring processes to benefits packages to employee retention strategies in order to build and maintain the right team to serve our customers. We are grateful to be named a Top Workplace in the county that we call...

AGS Acquires Installed Base of Approximately 1,600 Class II Games

11 12 2017

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 11, 2017 -- AGS (or the "Company") today announced that it has acquired an installed base of approximately 1,600 Class II gaming machines across the United States that were operated by Rocket Gaming Systems'® ( "Rocket"). This all-cash asset purchase expands AGS's already extensive Class II footprint and will position the Company for further growth in the Class II market with its industry-leading slot content and platforms — entertaining even more players.  The transaction, which closed on December 6th, is immediately accretive to AGS' earnings and cash flow. AGS Chief Executive Officer David Lopez said, "We are excited about this transaction, which further solidifies our leadership in the Class II space and expands our Class II footprint by approximately 1,600 units in key markets such as California, Oklahoma, Montana, Washington and Texas. By so significantly growing our Class II footprint, we are also reinforcing our commitment to...

Cross Country Healthcare To Attend J.P. Morgan's 36th Annual Healthcare Conference

11 12 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) announced today that William J. Grubbs, President & Chief Executive Officer, will be attending J.P. Morgan's 36th Annual Healthcare Conference on January 8-11, 2018 at The Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. No formal presentation will be made by Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. at this conference. About Cross Country Healthcare Cross Country Healthcare is a national leader in providing innovative healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. Our solutions leverage our nearly 40 years of expertise and insight to assist clients in solving complex labor-related challenges while maintaining high quality outcomes. We are dedicated to recruiting and placing highly qualified healthcare professionals in virtually every specialty and area of expertise. Our diverse client base includes both clinical and nonclinical settings, servicing acute care hospitals, physician practice...

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