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Ride Into the New Year in a Barnes Tack Room Saddle

28 12 2017

Sauter Saddle Featured by Barnes Tack Room All saddles are ordered to size and handcrafted by a team of artisan experts who are committed to saddles the traditional way: hand-crafting with 100-percent genuine leather. December 28, 2017 Is your new year’s resolution to become a better rider? At Barnes Tack Room, owner Robert Barnes and his staff firmly believe that a good relationship between you and your horse can depend on the quality of your tack. “A good saddle can help you sense and feel the subtle movements of your horse, vastly improving your ride,” says Barnes. A growing company based out of San Diego, California, Barnes Tack Room offers luxurious tack customized for your horse and hand-crafted from high quality, supple leather from Argentina. Barnes, a life-long polo aficionado and an expert in the equestrian market, says, “We pride ourselves on the quality of our products. All of our saddles use cutting edge technology and are designed to be lightweight and comfortable,”...

Grindr Announces Best Of 2017 Award Winners

28 12 2017

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28, 2017 -- Grindr, the world's largest queer mobile social network, today unveiled the winners of this year's Best of 2017 Grindr Awards. Over 15,000 Grindr users from around the world weighed in on everything from music, art, fashion, politics and more. This year, Grindr users were notably more political, naming parents of trans kids fighting for rights as Best Ally of 2017 and Donald Trump as Biggest Troll. Grindr Announces Best of 2017 Award Winners "LGBTQ people have always played an important role as tastemakers in entertainment, music, popular culture, politics, fashion and art. 2017 has been no exception with the incredible number of LGBTQ individuals, icons, and characters making headlines and storylines," said Grindr Vice President of Marketing, Peter Sloterdyk. "Despite the administration actively rolling back LGBTQ rights, this year we saw amazing wins such as the election of our nation's first openly transgender state...

Goodyear Reimagines Mascots as Giant Tire Sculptures

27 12 2017

DALLAS, Dec. 27, 2017 -- In celebration of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and college football, Goodyear has teamed up with the Classic to create tire-based sculptures of the two participating teams' mascots for the second consecutive year. The Ohio State University's Brutus and University of Southern California's Tommy Trojan were constructed from more than 400 Goodyear-branded tires, took 375 hours to make, stand more than six feet tall and weigh between 250-300 pounds.The mascots made of tires will serve as the centerpiece for many of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic festivities leading up to the game on Dec. 29 in Texas. Each sculpture will be donated by Goodyear to the Universities and permanently installed at their respective campuses after the game."We received a tremendous response from college football fans last year when we introduced the Wisconsin Badger and the Western Michigan Bronco and we are pleased to again celebrate college football in a way...

OSPI Now Supporting East Valley High School and College Athletes Through Multiple Championships

27 12 2017

Top Arizona Orthopedic Surgeons I am very proud of our team the and the community we have created here at OSPI. We try to imagine that every kid that comes in the door is our own and treat them as such. Playing is always important but safety is our number one concern! Gilbert, Arizona December 27, 2017 When it comes to local championships, one Gilbert team of orthopedic physicians has more under their belt than any other. The team of doctors at OSPI Arizona in Gilbert are helping to keep local athletes in tip top shape. This had now led, in part, to a total this season of five local championships or placements. The team of providers at Orthopedic and Sports Performance Institute, OSPI, is comprised of Board Certified Arizona orthopedic surgeons and chiropractors, whose main focus is helping the local high school athletic teams with injury prevention and the rapid treatment of injuries. These physicians donate their time to help local high schools and colleges, such as Casteel High...

Yum China Brings More Tacos to Shanghai with Two New Taco Bell Restaurants

26 12 2017

Debuts exclusive dinner menu and table service Unique East meets West design integrates restaurants in local communities SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2017 -- Yum China Holdings, Inc. ("Yum China") (NYSE: YUMC) and Taco Bell Corp., the world's largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, today announced the opening of two new restaurants in Shanghai, China. Following the successful opening of the first Taco Bell restaurant in China earlier this year in Shanghai's Lujiazui area, Yum China has opened a new Taco Bell restaurant in a premium shopping mall in Wu Jiao Chang, close to some of Shanghai's top universities, and expects to open a restaurant in Feng Sheng Li, a popular shopping precinct, before the end of 2017. "The response to our first Taco Bell store in Shanghai has been fantastic, and we are very excited to introduce two more unique restaurants to the city," said Micky Pant, Chief Executive Officer of Yum China. "The new restaurants integrate Taco Bell's signature brand...

City Council Member Katrina Foley Makes First Stop to Distribute Coats to Kids

26 12 2017

    COSTA MESA, CA, December 26, 2017 -- This week the distribution of the warm coats collected during Katrina Foley's 9th Annual Charity Drive began at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast in Orange County, California, where she also participated in a Career Question & Answer panel. "Thanks to the generosity of so many caring and compassionate people in Costa Mesa, we were able to distribute warm new and like-new jackets to disadvantaged children. When temperatures drop, it is critical to good health for children to stay warm," said Foley.As the mother of two boys, Katrina Foley knows all about the need to keep children protected from the elements during the winter. "It's a great feeling to see the smiles on the kid's faces when we let them select a sweater, sweatshirt or coat, something so small means so much to them," said Foley.Foley believes every child deserves to be warm, but she also knows the reality many parents face as they...

New Climate Minder Entry-Level Soil Moisture Monitoring System from Rain Bird Provides Growers with Actionable Intelligence

23 12 2017

“Rain Bird’s roots are in agriculture, and we’ve used our 80-plus years of experience to develop a system that can help growers reduce plant stress, verify proper irrigation schedules and improve crop quality.” -- Bulut Ersavas, Rain Bird Climate Minder Business Development Manager Azusa, California December 23, 2017 Today, more than ever before, growers need quick access to valuable information that can help them improve yields, reduce inputs and save money. Now, with Rain Bird Agriculture’s new entry-level ClimateMinder™ soil moisture monitoring system, growers can view their fields’ soil moisture data from any internet-enabled device. “Unlike other soil moisture monitoring solutions, ClimateMinder is easy to use, flexible and well supported,” said Bulut Ersavas, business development manager for Rain Bird’s ClimateMinder product line. “Rain Bird’s roots are in agriculture, and we’ve used our 80-plus years of experience to develop a system that can help...

As Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Remain Popular, Financial Education Benefits Center to Offer Supplement Discount Benefit

22 12 2017

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 22, 2017 -- Over a third of Americans take some form of vitamin or mineral supplement, spending over $30 billion in total on the products each year. Financial Education Benefits Center, a lifestyle financial and wellness membership benefits company, will be offering a vitamins and supplements discount benefit to members to make accessing these sought-after products easier than ever."Multivitamins and supplements are extremely popular right now, and we want to make sure we are in line with the times," said Jennifer Martinez, manager at FEBC. "We're offering this discount benefit to give our members more options on something they might already be buying full price."Many consumers of multivitamins do so to maintain good health, fill a gap in their diet, or manage a chronic condition. Others do so to manage "digestive issues" or their cholesterol levels. User confidence in multivitamins is high: 86 percent of vitamin and supplement users who responded to a survey...

As Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Remain Popular, Financial Education Benefits Center to Offer Supplement Discount Benefit

22 12 2017

Press Release - updated: Dec 22, 2017 12:00 PST SAN RAMON, Calif., December 22, 2017 - ​​​​Over a third of Americans take some form of vitamin or mineral supplement, spending over $30 billion in total on the products each year. Financial Education Benefits Center, a lifestyle financial and wellness membership benefits company, will be offering a vitamins and supplements discount benefit to members to make accessing these sought-after products easier than ever. “Multivitamins and supplements are extremely popular right now, and we want to make sure we are in line with the times,” said Jennifer Martinez, manager at FEBC. “We’re offering this discount benefit to give our members more options on something they might already be buying full price.” Many consumers of multivitamins do so to maintain good health, fill a gap in their diet, or manage a chronic condition. Others do so to manage “digestive issues” or their cholesterol levels. User confidence in multivitamins...

Music Box Retailer Hits High Note With Best-in-Class Rating from TopConsumerReviews.com

21 12 2017

If you’re looking for the best selection of Music Boxes, you’ll want to shop at Music Box Attic... We’re happy to name them as our 2017 winner for retailers of Music Boxes. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. December 21, 2017 TopConsumerReviews.com recently gave their best-in-class 5 star rating to Music Box Attic, a leader among stores that carry Music Boxes. Although the world has such easy access to music today, nostalgic gift-givers know the value of a treasured Music Box. There’s no feeling quite equal to lifting the lid of a beautifully carved or decorated family heirloom and hearing a tune with deep personal meaning – no modern MP3 player can match it. But, today’s Music Box isn’t limited to old classics; they come in an amusing array of styles with the music selection to match, from Disney songs to showtunes and much more. As one might imagine, however, most stores carry few if any Music Boxes in their regular inventory, so most customers find what they’re looking for...

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