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National Precious Metals Company Announces Sound Money Scholarship Winners
12 12 2017
EAGLE, IDAHO, USA, December 12, 2017 -- A national precious metals dealer has selected four outstanding students to receive tuition assistance from America’s first gold-backed scholarship fund.Beginning last year, Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals dealer recently ranked “Best in the USA,” teamed up with the Sound Money Defense League and well known members of acedemia and freedom-minded non-profits to offer the first gold-backed scholarship of the modern era.The groups set aside 100 ounces of physical gold to reward outstanding students who display a thorough understanding of monetary policy, sound money, and the damage caused by the Federal Reserve system.After a blue-ribbon panel examined nearly 100 applications submitted this year, Money Metals Exchange & Sound Money Defense League today revealed the 2017 winners:Undergraduate Winners:First place ($2,000): Nikhil Sridhar, Duke UniversitySecond place ($1,000): Joseph Shamp, University of Louisiana at LafayetteGraduate...
Cedric Case ('19) Breaks 3 NSAA State Single Season Passing Records to Blaze Trail to Nebraska High School Football All-State and Super State Selections
12 12 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. December 12, 2017
The Lincoln High Links are back on the map in the Nebraska High School football landscape. After a prolonged 25 year absence from the playoffs, 2017 marked back to back years the Links made the state playoffs, finishing this season with an 8-2 record and finishing the season ranked #8 in the state.
A key cog in the equation to the season of success was Junior signal caller Cedric Case ('19). The 6'2, 195 lb Quarterback, who already owns every significant school passing record at Lincoln High, had another stellar season leading the high flying Link offense.
Case finished the season with an impressive 3.249 yards (NSAA Single Season Record), 35 TDs vs only 4 INT. He completed an astounding 200 of 293 attempts for a 68.3% completion (NSAA Single Season Record), and averaged 324.9 YPG (NSAA Single Season Record). Case finished the season with a remarkable QBR of 139.10 (tops in the state with anyone over 15 pass attempts).
Case is viewed as pro-style...
US Costume Jewelry Market Professional Survey and in-Depth Analysis Research Report Forecast to 2024
12 12 2017
New York, NY -- 12/12/2017 -- The multi-billion dollar media & entertainment industry in the US unmistakably grabs the attention of almost every other person in the world. From Hollywood to its fashion & showbiz, US has always welcomed innovative designs that transform one's appearance into remarkable stance. The demand for costume jewelry in the US is expected to gain traction, in the years to come, as leading edge accessories will continue to replace traditional ornaments. Persistence Market Research's latest publication, titled "Costume Jewelry Market: US Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2010-2024," estimates that by the end of 2024, the costume jewelry market in US will have netted revenues worth over US$ 20,289.3 Mn.Request for Report Sample @ https://www.persistencemarketresearch.com/samples/14863Persistence Market Research's report on US costume jewelry market delivers key insights on the dynamic growth of market under influence of multiple factors. The market,...
Infographic: Homeowners Say Changing Homeownership's Tax Incentives Restricts Mobility, Causes Financial Strain
12 12 2017
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2017 -- An overwhelming majority of homeowners would take advantage of the mortgage interest deduction and state and local property tax deductions if they were to purchase a new home, and a notable share said that the proposed changes to these tax incentives would affect their budget and desire to move in the future.This is according to new data from the National Association of Realtors®' fourth quarter Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey. The findings clearly indicate that the proposed changes in the current House and Senate tax reform bills undercut the incentive of owning a home and would have a detrimental effect on many homeowners' financial situation and future desire to move:If changes to these deductions were made:"Homeownership is an aspirational goal for millions of Americans, but getting there isn't always easy. Middle-class families count on tax incentives like the mortgage interest deduction and the state...
NobleCon14 - Noble Capital Markets' 14th Annual Institutional Investor Conference / Microcap Showcase Announces Panels -- January, Fort Lauderdale Beach; Research Initiation, Pangaea Logistics (PANL)
12 12 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - December 12, 2017) - Noble Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that it has added three panels to the agenda of NobleCon14 to be held at the Four-Diamond oceanfront W Hotel, January 29-30, 2018. Expected attendance will top 650 with 120 companies presenting to a diverse mix of investors including institutions, hedge fund manager, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, financial advisors, private equity and retail brokers.
NobleCon is now located less than 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport - which averages 640 commercial flights a day on 26 airlines -- and much closer to the heart of the Miami / Dade / Broward counties investment community. Another reason for the move is the meeting area layout and the exclusivity the W offers. "NobleCon will occupy all of the more than 20,000 square feet of conference facilities at the hotel which is made up of many smaller rooms, said Mark Pinvidic, Noble's managing partner,...
Pinecrest Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Elite Surgical Affiliates' Management Companies
12 12 2017
DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Pinecrest Capital Partners ("Pinecrest"), a premier investment banking firm to middle market companies, is proud to announce that Elite Surgical Affiliates has completed a 50.1% sale of four management companies which oversee three ambulatory surgery centers and one surgical hospital ("Elite") at a combined enterprise value of $120.0 million to Nobilis Health Corp. (NYSE: HLTH) ("Nobilis"). Pinecrest served as the exclusive financial advisor to Elite in this transaction.
Elite is one of Houston's premier managers of multi-specialty surgery centers, offering spine, orthopedic, podiatry, pain, ENT and other surgical services. Elite and its seventy-six physician partners will continue to partner with Nobilis, a Houston-based healthcare development and management company, after the transaction.
Pinecrest Senior Managing Director Barrett Kingsriter, Managing Director Bobby Renkes, and Associate Scott Renkes served as the investment bankers...
PPC Broadband, a Belden Brand, Wins Manufacturing Leaders Award for Operational Excellence
12 12 2017
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPC Broadband, A Belden Brand (NYSE: BDC), and a proven industry leader in connectivity technology for the telecommunications, and broadcast industries, announced that it won the top prize for Operational Excellence at the 2017 Manufacturing Leaders Awards. PPC was awarded for the value stream transformation of its largest and most mature product line, Hardline Connectors.
Applying a methodical and proactive approach using techniques that are universally utilized across the Belden group, the PPC team evaluated and improved the Hardline Connectors manufacturing process from start to finish, including improving the product portfolio, machining, assembly and outside-service plating.
Doug Conant, former CEO of Campbell’s Soup and chair of the judging panel, commented, “Congratulations to the worthy winners, finalists and highly commended companies. I enjoyed celebrating the fine work of some incredible people.”
Manufacturing Leaders CEO, Omri Nevat, added,...
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate and 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Announce Partnership
12 12 2017
“Adding 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty to our robust suite of services increases the strength and variety of our offerings.” said Kevin Goffstein, Co-owner and President of Alliance Real Estate.
ST. LOUIS December 12, 2017
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate (Alliance Real Estate) proudly adds 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) as a home warranty strategic partner for systems and appliances coverage. The partnership adds another option for home buyers purchasing a home through Alliance Real Estate offering risk mitigation, cost savings and protection against an unexpected system or appliance breakdown.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate is an energetic company of real estate professionals who take pride in developing and maintaining honest and trusting long-term relationships. Alliance Real Estate sees their clients as their first priority, working hard to protect their interests throughout the purchase or sale of their home. This customer-centered...
FAU to Debut the Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program
12 12 2017
BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - December 12, 2017) - Some of Florida's most talented high school graduates accepted into Florida Atlantic University (FAU) will never be the first in their families to step foot on to campus. Not because they lack the desire or are unwilling to work hard for a college education, but simply because they cannot afford it.
FAU President John Kelly and First Lady Carolyn Kelly, along with Boca Raton philanthropists Aubrey and Sally Strul, have teamed to create The Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program at FAU to provide financial resources and individual support to first generation, low-income undergraduate students. FAU has received a gift of $1 million from Aubrey and Sally Strul for the initial investment to start the program.
"By supporting low-income, first-generation undergraduate students, the program will help Florida families rise out of economic hardships and make it possible for talented young people to reach their promise, improve communities and...
FleishmanHillard Appoints New Global Managing Director, Technology
12 12 2017
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Planning for the continued growth of its largest sector, FleishmanHillard (FH) has elevated Sophie Scott to the role of global managing director, technology. Scott was previously a senior partner and managing director of technology and strategy for the U.K. and EMEA. In this new role she will lead the agency's integrated approach to growing its technology sector on a global basis.
"Sophie's experiences guiding some of the most dynamic technology organizations across the globe make her an excellent choice for this critical role for our firm," said J.J. Carter, FleishmanHillard chief operating officer and president, Americas. "The velocity of disruption taking place today requires us to anticipate and respond with clear communications – often in an instant. Sophie's proven track record leading global teams to achieve this for our clients strengthens our ability to deliver the best work in the industry. We are thrilled she has taken on...
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