Missouri Sports

Estée Lauder nombra a Misty Copeland como portavoz global de la fragancia Modern Muse

2017-07-31

“Cuando Estée Lauder lanzó la fragancia Modern Muse en 2013, abrazamos la idea de las mujeres como musas, viviendo la vida en sus propios términos, alcanzando grandes logros e inspirando a todos a su alrededor”, manifestó Stephane de La Faverie, presidente global de la marca Estée Lauder. “Misty ha desafiado al status quo para concretar sus sueños, a la vez que ha inspirado a muchas mujeres en el camino. A través de su exclusiva historia, Misty dará vida al concepto de la fragancia”. “Misty es la representación perfecta de la musa moderna de hoy”, afirmó Aerin Lauder, directora de Estilo e Imagen de Estée Lauder. “Es la personificación de la fortaleza, el poder, la dedicación y la pasión femenina y eso se ve en lo que hace a diario, sea que se encuentre actuando o inspirando a la próxima generación de bailarinas. Considero que constituye un maravilloso e inspirador modelo y estoy feliz de darle la bienvenida a la marca Estée Lauder”....

Xcelsior Productions Present Unijamz Music Fest Back to School Edition

2017-07-31

Missouri City, TX, July 31, 2017– The 1st Annual Unijamz Music Festival (UMF) in the Greater Houston Area is a 3-part charity concert series kicking off on August 26,2017 at Xcelsior Sports Athletic Grounds (the Home of the Houston Dynamo – Houston Dash Youth (South) Soccer Academy), 14503 Fondren Road, Missouri City, TX 77489. The Unijamz Back 2 School “Anti-Bullying” Charity Concert is from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now www.unijamz.com. The second leg of UMF series, Unijamz Old School Concert, is in September, and the last portion of UMF series, Unijamz October Fest – Evening Under the Stars, will follow in mid-October, dates and time to be announced. Texans come out to celebrate and help others. Portions of all the Tex-Giving UMF series proceeds will be donated to selected charities (B.I.G. Love Cancer Care, The 100 Club, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSF), Heroes for Children.org, Ronald...

Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017

2017-07-30

Sophia graduated from high school a year early this past spring to start her undergraduate studies next fall at the University of Kansas.  With an interest for justice, the Kansas City native plans to attend law school and pursue a degree in Political Science and Ethics. Sophia created Community and Scholars Cooperatively (CASC), an organization focused on making community service opportunities fun and easy for teenagers. Growing up with a family member who has Down syndrome, Sophia dedicated her time to Best Buddies, The Down Syndrome Guild, and Vocational Services, Inc., among other organizations. Sophia’s advocacy for those who are disabled led her to work alongside Missouri state legislators to create policies that provide them with the best quality care. In recognition of her efforts, Sophia was awarded the Gold Award, the highest achievement within Girl Scouts of the USA.  Heidi Powell and Erin Lim hosted the competition with a special performance by Jorge Blanco. Judges...

St. Louis Daily Ledger Local News Website Offers St. Louis Breaking News
St. Louis Daily Ledger Local News Website Offers St. Louis Breaking News

2017-07-29

ST. LOUIS, MO – 07/29/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — St. Louis Daily Ledger, sometimes referred to as StLouisLocalNews.com or just St. Louis Breaking News, is a local news website offering national and local news in St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis Breaking News syndicates news release directly from Perpetual Wire, the world’s leading digital provider of news-related content; and offers the ability for residents to send in local news in their neighborhood and community. St. Louis Breaking News also provides 

MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year
MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

2017-07-12

Gore and McLaughlin were honored at the awards dinner emceed by ESPN SportsCenter On The Road Host Sage Steele and attended by Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves center and 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year), Abby Wambach (former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 1997-98 Gatorade New York Girls Soccer Player of the Year), D’Angelo Russell (Brooklyn Nets point guard and No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers quarterback and Super Bowl XLV MVP), April Ross (Olympic Silver Medalist and 1999-2000 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year), Tamika Catchings (4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and 1996-97 Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year), Christian McCaffrey (Carolina Panthers running back and 2012-13 and 2013-14 Gatorade Colorado Football Player of the Year), and Deshaun Watson (Houston Texans quarterback and 2013-14 Gatorade Georgia Football...

TEDx Speaker/Author/Psychologist Gunter Swoboda’s Australian Conference Surfs into Santa Monica This Summer 2017…Masculinity That Inspires Change: Making Good Men Great
TEDx Speaker/Author/Psychologist Gunter Swoboda’s Australian Conference Surfs into Santa Monica This Summer 2017…Masculinity That Inspires Change: Making Good Men Great

2017-06-13

This first conference Honors Emmy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Drew Seeley, Star of Broadway’s Jersey Boys and will Showcase Several Critically Acclaimed Keynote Speaker in two impactful days. SANTA MONICA, CA – 06/13/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Making Good Men Great is a project that aims to help men rethink masculinity and provide a way to help them shape their lives such that they are aligned to thrive and can become an inspiration to others. The Conference will be held on August 4-5, 2017 from 8am-4pm at Metropolis Santa Monica. 603 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401. To register, click 

District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA
District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA

2017-05-15

LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 — This evening, The Miss Universe Organization crowned Miss District of Columbia USA Kára McCullough Miss USA at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The special programming event aired live on FOX, and featured women who continue to break pageant stereotypes, including a top 5 whose professions include a scientist, a financial literacy advocate, a professional dancer, a pediatric nurse, and a marketing student who emigrated from India. Kára is the second consecutive contestant from District of Columbia to win the competition following Deshauna Barber’s victory in 2016. As the first active military member to hold the Miss USA title, Deshauna was most recently promoted to Captain in the United States Army Reserve. She plans to continue her work in the Army Reserve and pursue a career as a motivational speaker. This marks the first time since 1989 a delegate won the title back-to-back. Born in Naples, Italy to a now-retired...

Memorial Day Weekend Events Honor Nation’s Heroes at the National…
Memorial Day Weekend Events Honor Nation’s Heroes at the National…

2017-05-11

As we commemorate the Centennial of World War I (2014-19), the National World War I Museum and Memorial is a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. KANSAS CITY, Mo. May 11, 2017 — As the commemoration of the Centennial of World War I (2014-19) continues, the National World War I Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. Additionally, the Museum invites the public to “find your World War I connection” and discover how the Great War affected your family through records, photographs and more with a variety of programs...

Franchise growth, stylist opportunities, philanthropies and awards “Excite” at Sport Clips Haircuts National Huddle
Franchise growth, stylist opportunities, philanthropies and awards “Excite” at Sport Clips Haircuts National Huddle

2017-05-05

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2017 – “Excitement” was the message for Sport Clips Haircuts at its recent National Huddle. Founder and CEO Gordon Logan and President Mark Kartarik shared exciting news about franchise growth, stylist career opportunities and support for multiple charities across the country. Highlights include: Sport Clips opened 136 stores in 2016 with plans to open 150 in 2017. This was the first year for Sport Clips to break into the “Top 10” of the widely-recognized Entrepreneur Franchise 500 rankings. Logan was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the International Franchise Association. The company’s focus on recruitment and retention of professional stylists supports more than 16,000 team members in all 50 states. Sport Clips franchise locations are contributors to local economies with system-wide same store sales increases of seven percent in 2016 over 2015. Sport Clips’ “Haircuts with Heart” philanthropic outreach continues to grow through national...

Cedar Fair Reports 2017 First-Quarter Results
Cedar Fair Reports 2017 First-Quarter Results

2017-05-03

SANDUSKY, Ohio, May 3, 2017 – Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2017 and, due to the later timing of the Easter and spring break holidays, the Company provided an update on attendance and revenue trends through the end of April.  Historically, first-quarter results represent less than 5% of the Company’s full-year net revenues as the majority of its parks and facilities are closed during this quarter.  As a result, the Company typically operates at a loss during this period. “We are pleased with our early-season trends through the end of April, which for the most part normalizes for the spring break calendar shift associated with a later Easter holiday,” said Matt Ouimet, Cedar Fair’s chief executive officer.  “Net revenues through April are up 2% over the same four-month period last year.  While it...

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