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L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth Event Celebrates 10 Passionate Women Creating Positive Change in their Communities; Shandra Woworuntu Named 2017 National Honoree and Gretchen Holt Witt Honored as the 2017 Karen T. Fondu Impact Award Winner

08 12 2017

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L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth Event Celebrates 10 Passionate Women Creating Positive Change in their Communities; Shandra Woworuntu Named 2017 National Honoree and Gretchen Holt Witt Honored as the 2017 Karen T. Fondu Impact Award Winner

08 12 2017

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Zane V. Akins Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

08 12 2017

    THE VILLAGES, FL, December 08, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Zane V. Akins with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Akins celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Born in Bethel, KS, Mr. Akins began his career as a farmer in the early 1960s, just after acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Missouri. He then spent two years as a service technician for the Northern Ohio Breeders Association...

Jerry Hoover Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

08 12 2017

    CHESTERFIELD, MO, December 08, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Jerry Hoover with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Hoover celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Professor emeritus Mr. Hoover officially retired in 2016, after spending 38 years in academia and 20 years previously in the public school systems. Serving as the director of bands at Missouri State University from 1985 to 2016, where he also supervised a student...

Peak Resorts Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

07 12 2017

WILDWOOD, Mo., Dec. 07, 2017 -- Peak Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKIS) (“Peak” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of high-quality, individually branded U.S. ski resorts, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2018 second quarter as summarized below:Timothy D. Boyd, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “As we closed out the first half of fiscal 2018, which is the seasonally slowest part of our fiscal year, Peak Resorts delivered second quarter revenue growth of 4% and overall results consistent with our expectations. In fiscal 2018 to-date, we have succeeded with our expense management and strategic investment initiatives to position the Company for what we believe will be a very successful ski season and a strong second half of our 2018 fiscal year. In particular, Peak Pass sales were running approximately 9% higher on a unit and revenue basis over the prior year through mid-October and we have seen further strength in sales through November, including...

Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. to Secure an Investment for $1.5M to $2M from a Private Group

07 12 2017

HOLIDAY ISLAND, Ark., Dec. 07, 2017 -- Holiday Island Holdings, Inc.  (OTCPink:HIHI) - A development stage company operating in the land development sector of the market – to secure an investment for $1.5M to $2M from a private group from San Diego.Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. will keep both its shareholders and public completely informed of the entire process as the details continue to develop. The Company’s main goals for 2017 and 2018 are to finalize a multi-million-dollar fundraise and become a dominant player in local commercial and residential markets at Holiday Island, Arkansas.About Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. (OTCPink:HIHI):Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. is operating its core business in land development in a continued effort to acquire and further develop income producing commercial and residential real estate located in Holiday Island, Arkansas. The company is in the process of further developing a town poised to become the largest community between Northwest...

Realty Executives Premiere Recognized for Giving Back to Community

07 12 2017

“Our brokerage not only offers higher commission splits with bonuses, 100% programs and 24/7 support, but we make giving back to the community a significant focus, which is fully embraced by our entire team,” stated Managing Broker Kim Maher. PHOENIX December 07, 2017 Realty Executives Premiere recognized as Brokerage of the Month Realty Executives International is proud to announce that Realty Executives Premiere, with 60 real estate professionals across St. Louis, Franklin, and Jefferson counties, has been named Brokerage of the Month for October 2017. Known as an industry-leading brokerage that goes above-and-beyond for its agents, Realty Executives Premiere extends its impact beyond the real estate industry with its ongoing, significant efforts in orchestrating local outreach and giving back to the community. “Our brokerage is different than many traditional companies. We offer higher commission splits with bonuses and 100% programs. We make ourselves available 24/7,...

Dow COO Jim Fitterling Presented the “Doing a World of Good” Medal for Advancing the Societal Contributions of Engineers

07 12 2017

MIDLAND, Mich.--Jim Fitterling (@jrfitterling), president and chief operating officer of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), was presented with the AIChE Foundation’s inaugural Doing a World of Good Medal yesterday at the organization’s annual gala in New York. The honor salutes the achievements of an individual who has advanced the societal contributions of engineers. Fitterling was recognized for his dedication to safety in engineering, for his advocacy of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and for his professional and personal commitment to mentorship. “I’m exceedingly grateful for this recognition and for my colleagues at Dow and fellow AIChE members around the world that have committed themselves to this cause, choosing to positively influence our industry and to help prepare the youth and our future workforce for decades to come,” said Fitterling. “We must continue to reach out to students to emphasize the importance of safety in our work while doubling-down on our...

GPM Investments, LLC to Help Kids with Muscular Dystrophy via Holiday Pinups at more than 980 Convenience Store Locations

06 12 2017

“This holiday season, our stores are proud to partner with MDA once again to help give local kids with life-threatening diseases a world of unlimited possibilities at MDA Summer Camp,” said Arie Kotler GPM Investments, LLC, CEO. CHICAGO December 06, 2017 More than 980 GPM Investments, LLC convenience store locations throughout the East Coast and Midwest, including Admiral, Apple Market, BreadBox, fas mart®, Jiffi Stop, Jiffy Stop, Li’l Cricket, Next Door Store, Roadrunner Markets, Scotchman®, shore stop®, Village Pantry®, Young’s, and their customers, are raising funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through a holiday pinup campaign to help kids and adults fighting muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases. “This holiday season, our stores are proud to partner with MDA once again to help give local kids with life-threatening diseases a world of unlimited possibilities at MDA Summer Camp,” said Arie Kotler GPM Investments, LLC, CEO. “We are...

Bayer and Luke Bryan's Here's To The Farmer campaign exceeds goal of 1 million meal donations

06 12 2017

WHIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Bayer is proud to announce that over one million meals have been donated to hungry families across America.  Earlier this year, Bayer, a global leader in innovation and agriculture, and country music superstar, Luke Bryan, launched the Here's To The Farmer campaign, asking Luke's fans across the country to give thanks to American farmers while also helping hungry Americans by sharing #HeresToTheFarmer.  For each hashtag Bayer donated one meal* through Feeding America®. The campaign, coinciding with the 2017 Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour, set a target of 1 million meals donated before the end of the year.  With the help of fans, farmers and communities across the country, the Here's To The Farmer campaign reached and surpassed this goal in less than four months.Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/77126514-bayer-luke-bryan-heres-to-the-farmer-success/"We...

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