Missouri Business

Cedar Fair Extends accesso Passport® Agreement Through 2022

12 02 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12, 2018 -- accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO) the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment, cultural, and hospitality markets, today announced an extension to its existing eCommerce agreement with Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. In the extension, Cedar Fair will continue to use the award-winning accesso Passport ticketing suite to power all of its parks' eCommerce services, providing guests with a simple and responsive shopping experience that works on all platforms including desktop, tablet and mobile devices.  The agreement is active now and continues through December, 2022. Financial terms are not being disclosed. "This agreement demonstrates our commitment to enhancing the guest experience, which for many begins online," said Brian Witherow, Chief Financial Officer, Cedar Fair. "Accesso is the premier ecommerce solutions provider...

Author Linda Wells’s Newly Released “Teaching Salvation from Scratch” is a Study Guide Filled With Lessons That Will Enhance the Sunday School Classroom Experience

12 02 2018

SARCOXIE, Mo. February 12, 2018 “Teaching Salvation from Scratch”: a study guide for young Sunday School teachers seeking to enhance their lessons with Biblical knowledge. “Teaching Salvation from Scratch” is the creation of published author, Linda Wells. Born in 1943, Linda spent her childhood years in the beautiful Ozarks of Missouri. She is the daughter of the late Johnny and Jewell Griffin of Caulfield, MO. She has three brothers, Jim, John, and Joe as well as four sisters, Joan, Jean, Sue, and Cynthia Jane. Linda spent her grade school years in a one-room school building called Mr. Olive Grade School. She was a graduate of Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, MO. In 1965, she married her husband, Raymond E. Wells. Together, they have three children, Lance, Choya, and Tamara. Linda and Raymond made their home in Springfield, MO from 1965 to1980 where Raymond was employed at the Paul Mueller Plant for seventeen years until he was called to preach the gospel of Jesus...

Pipkins Opens New UK Data Centre

12 02 2018

Dr. James Pipkins, President and CEO of Pipkins, Inc. We selected a premiere data centre campus situated between and serving the Square Mile (London’s global financial district) and Tech City (the 3rd largest technology start-up cluster in the world). ST. LOUIS and LONDON (PRWEB UK) 12 February 2018 Pipkins has opened a new data centre in London, Dr. James Pipkins, President and CEO of Pipkins, Inc. officially announced today. Pipkins, Inc. is a leading provider of workforce management software solutions and services to the contact centre industry. “To better serve our customers in the United Kingdom, continental Europe and the Middle East, we have opened a new data centre in London,” said Dr. Pipkins. “We selected a premiere data centre campus situated between and serving the Square Mile (London’s global financial district) and Tech City (the 3rd largest technology start-up cluster in the world). With its state-of-the-art colocation and interconnection services, reliability,...

Michigan REALTOR® Flys to France for World’s Largest Real Estate Conference to Show off the Great Lakes State Real Estate Opportunities

11 02 2018

NOVI, Mich. February 11, 2018 Dee Dee Blizard, REALTOR® and the Broker/ Owner of Global Real Estate Consulting LLC located in Novi, Michigan will be showing off real estate and investment opportunities in the Great Lakes State by attending MIPIM, the world’s leading global real estate market, business conference and networking event, being held March 13-16 in Cannes, France. This Michigander will be part of a growing USA pavilion, hosted by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the nation’s largest real estate trade organization. NAR will be among 3,100 exhibitors at this year’s event.About 24,000 leading real estate executives from 100 countries, including thousands of investors, are expected to attend the annual gathering of the global real estate industry. The event brings together investors, developers, occupiers, architects, hotel groups, public authorities, city mayors and property associations from around the world.NAR continues to expand its presence at this global...

Roy E. Smoker Honored as Biography of the Year and as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

10 02 2018

Huntington Beach, CA, February 10, 2018 -- Roy E. Smoker of Huntington Beach, California has been honored as the Biography of the Year for 2018 and as a Professional of the Year for two consecutive years, 2017 and 2018, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements for over 46 years in the field of defense.About Roy E. SmokerDr. Smoker is the CAED of MCR, which is a defense contractor providing strategy and solution services to customers including the U.S. Defense, Civil and National Security Departments and Agencies, leading companies in the aerospace and defense industrial base and related organizations in the international arena. He liaises and interacts with defense contractors regarding military budgets. Dr. Smoker is a Cost Analyst for new systems and new technology.Born on December 7, 1943 in Richmond, Indiana, Dr. Smoker obtained a Ph.D. in Economics and Public Finance from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1984. He retired...

Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

09 02 2018

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 9, 2018 -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 45.75 cents per share. This dividend is payable March 29, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2018. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, declared regular quarterly cash dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock dividends are payable May 15, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 20, 2018. In addition, the board of directors of Ameren Illinois Company declared regular quarterly cash dividends on all classes of Ameren Illinois Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock dividends are payable May 1, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 9, 2018. About Ameren St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for...

Terrence J. Salerno Commemorates 30 Years with Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys

09 02 2018

The most satisfying aspect of my years as a member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys is the work we have done to preserve the 7th Amendment right to a jury trial. OMAHA, Neb. February 09, 2018 Personal injury attorney Terrence J. Salerno, founder of Salerno & Associates, is celebrating his thirtieth anniversary as a member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys (NATA). “The most satisfying aspect of my years as a member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys is the work we have done to preserve the 7th Amendment right to a jury trial,” said Salerno, who has also been on the board of directors of NATA for twenty-six years and has been practicing law for almost forty years. During the course of his distinguished nearly four-decade career, Salerno has become one of Omaha’s premier attorneys in personal injury. He has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer and named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Furthermore, Salerno is a...

St. Louisan, Jessi Brawley, Offers Free Creative Services to Area Nonprofits

09 02 2018

St. Louis Mom and Marketing Professional is Donating Free Services to St. Louis Nonprofits. St. Louis, MO, February 09, 2018 -- Jessi Brawley, founder of JB Creative (a creative marketing agency in St. Louis, Missouri), is helping nonprofit agencies with their marketing needs.For a limited time, nonprofits can get free marketing services like website design, annual reports and other collateral, and have social media optimization and management.“I worked for ten years at nonprofits and I know the difficulties they face when it comes to affording creative services like graphic design, social media, and websites. I want to help them by providing them with professional-looking designs so that they can focus on what is important...the people they are helping,” Jessi said.Jessi Brawley’s Etsy Shop, https://www.etsy.com/shop/houseofgreetings already offers free services to nonprofits all over the world. Now, she wants to spread the news that these free services are available to 501(c)3...

Mike Miceli Appointed Regional Marketing Director of First Chicago Insurance Company and United Security Health and Casualty

09 02 2018

Mike Miceli A key factor in our five-year business plan is to grow in emerging markets throughout the states we do business. We look to Mike Miceli to drive those efforts. Past News Releases RSS BEDFORD PARK, Ill. February 08, 2018 Mike Miceli (Elgin) recently assumed the role of Regional Marketing Director for FCIC and USH&C. Mike Rosenstein, President, FCIC remarked, “A key factor in our five-year business plan is to grow in emerging markets throughout the states we do business. We look to Mike Miceli to develop and implement diverse strategic marketing plans for the organization on a regional level. As FCIC and USH&C filters into targeted markets, Miceli’s focused marketing and insurance background will allow the organization to stay abreast of the changes in the marketing environment to best serve the objectives of the organization and adjust plans accordingly.” Miceli comes to the organization with 17 years of insurance experience working for Allstate in...

Stephen Probst’s New Book, “Nine Days to Atlanta”, is a Page-Turning Adventure of a 17-Year-Old’s Quest to Prove that he can Ride a Bicycle Alone from Houston to Atlanta

09 02 2018

MISSOURI CITY, Texas February 09, 2018 Stephen Probst, a US Army veteran and master electrician, served two combat tours in Vietnam with the 75th Infantry Airborne Rangers and later joined the 143rd Infantry Battalion of the 36th Brigade of the Texas National Guard. Known as the adventurous type and an excellent story teller, Probst engages the reader with honest narrative including recurring moments of self-doubt and reflection: “It was a crazy idea I had cooked up back in the seventh grade. I carried only: a hammock, a thin blanket, a rain coat, a canteen, a knife, a map, forty five dollars, and a few changes of clothes . . . In the end, it proved to be a lesson of what could be accomplished if one didn’t give up.” Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Stephen Probst’s inspiring book of this accomplished journey is a fun ride and a memorable read. Readers who wish to experience this fascinating work can purchase Nine Days to Atlanta at bookstores everywhere,...

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