Missouri Sports

Keith Mark Celebrates More Than 30 Years of Professional Excellence

21 12 2017

    MISSION, KS, December 21, 2017 -- Keith Mark has been included in Marquis Who's Who. 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.With more than 30 years of legal expertise, Mr. Mark has been a partner with Mark and Burkhead since 1992. Raised in a hardworking blue-collar family, he learned very young that hard work and discipline are the keys to success. He took these lessons, and has dedicated his career to helping fight injustice in the workplace, especially when it comes to workers compensation. He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association and has been admitted to practice in Missouri, Illinois and Iowa. Outside of the law firm, he is the host of MacMillan River Adventures on the Outdoor Channel.Mr. Mark began his career with...

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Awards Innovative Projects and Aspiring Educators over $146K to Improve Learning

20 12 2017

SALT LAKE CITY December 20, 2017 Classrooms benefitting from McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation’s investment in youth have a lot to celebrate this school year. Newly funded projects promote improved literacy and problem-solving skills for at risk youth. Whether it be through sustainability, playwriting or 3D stop motion animation, students in these classrooms will be experiencing new ways of learning together. Every January, the Foundation opens a limited call for proposals from creative educators who want to enrich their school, classroom and community. The call is so competitive, the application closes when 350 applications are received, which happens earlier every year. For the 2017-18 school year, $146,186 in grants and scholarships have been disbursed by the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation to fund the most exceptional proposals. Sarah J. McCarthey, President of the Foundation, stated, "This year’s outstanding projects are innovative, collaborative and promise to...

The St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies Break Ground on $260 Million Second Phase of Ballpark Village

18 12 2017

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Plasticity Brain Centers Adds Prestigious Clinician to Team

13 12 2017

    ORLANDO, FL, December 13, 2017 -- Plasticity Brain Centers of Orlando, FL is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Adam Klotzek, DC, DACNB, FACFN, FABVR, FICC to its clinical team. Dr. Klotzek recently relocated to Orlando from Minneapolis, MN, to work for a practice that is on the "cutting edge of functional neurology".Dr. Klotzek is an accomplished worldwide lecturer in the field of neurology and ReceptorBased neurological treatment. He holds fellowship status in both functional neurology and vestibular rehabilitation, as well as holding certifications in attention deficit disorder, electrodiagnostics, and sports rehabilitation. He has special interests in developing novel treatment applications, the effects of joint misalignments on brain function, and has authored a number of published medical papers. Dr. Klotzek is also the longest serving faculty professor at the Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation in Cape Canaveral, FL. He will...

Sam F. Hamra Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

13 12 2017

    SPRINGFIELD, MO, December 13, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Sam F. Hamra a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Hamra 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.Mr. Hamra is an attorney and is the Founder & Chairman of Hamra Enterprises, which owns and operates 154 restaurants (Wendy's, Panera Bread and Noodles & Company) in Missouri, Chicago and Boston, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel (Lewisville, Texas), co-owner of the Comfort Inn Hotel (Springfield,...

Tony Delk and IMAC Regeneration Centers Partner in Lexington

04 12 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky.--Tony Delk, MVP of the 1996 National Championship Game, unveiled plans to open an IMAC Regeneration Center in Lexington, Kentucky, in the spring of 2018. This partnership follows the IMAC partnerships with Ozzie Smith in St. Louis, and David Price in Nashville. The Tony Delk IMAC Regeneration Center will specialize in treating degenerative health conditions including arthritis, herniated and bulging discs and knee pain, as well as acute sports injuries such as a torn meniscus, tendonitis, and rotator cuff injuries. Treatment protocols are customized by a team of medical doctors, nurse practitioners, chiropractors and physical therapists designed to heal damaged tissue without surgery or prescription pain medication. For people facing surgery, the combination of specialists provide a second opinion using conservative treatment protocols to avoid surgery and downtime. “My decision to join IMAC Regeneration Centers was a result of time I spent with IMAC founder Dr. Matt...

SEC and SiriusXM to Launch Exclusive New Sports Channel - SiriusXM SEC Radio

30 11 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2017 -- The Southeastern Conference (SEC) and SiriusXM announced today that they will launch SiriusXM SEC Radio, a new and exclusive 24/7 audio channel dedicated to SEC sports that will deliver fans and alumni across the country in-depth and comprehensive access to SEC-focused sports talk and news, plus an extensive schedule of SEC games. SEC and SiriusXM to Launch Exclusive New Sports Channel – SiriusXM SEC Radio SiriusXM SEC Radio will launch early next year and will be available exclusively to SiriusXM subscribers via the SiriusXM app, on connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Sony PlayStation, Roku and more, and on select SiriusXM satellite radios (channel 374). The new channel's programming lineup will include exclusive new shows as well as simulcasts of SEC Network programming, and will give listeners access to weekly college coaches shows, press conferences, classic SEC game broadcasts, coverage of SEC Media...

FansUnited.org Launches "Million Fan Demand" Petition for 12 Team NCAA Football Playoff - Challenges NCAA bureaucracy

29 11 2017

Fans Demand NCAA Football Tournament "December Madness" Attention Fans of: Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, South Carolina, Arkansas, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Miss State, Texas A&M, Missouri, Vanderbilt The current playoff format with just four teams is far too narrow and much too subjective to produce a true champion. The fans demand more! We propose a mini-version of March Madness with 12 teams.” — Patrick J Healy, CEO and Founder FansUnited.org CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND, USA, November 29, 2017 -- “For far too long the passionate desires of the fans have taken a back seat to the financial interests of the NCAA’s bowl format.” says Patrick Healy, CEO of FansUnited.org. “Through the power of social media, we seek to do the unthinkable – cause the entrenched establishment (the NCAA) to place the fans interests ahead of their own.”In a series of emails and social media posts to the Top 25 NCAA Division I schools, FansUnited.org has enlisted the support of...

Holiday Tables and Tail Gates Rejoice: The Beyond Burger Expands to the Meat Case at More Than 150 Shaw’s Locations Throughout the Northeast

27 11 2017

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--Winter is rolling into the Northeast, but the demand for plant-based burgers is still sizzling hot with the recent addition of 153 Shaw’s locations carrying the wildly popular Beyond Burger. Shaw’s locations throughout Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont will begin carrying The Beyond Burger on-shelf starting November 20. The Beyond Burger is the world’s first plant-based burger that looks, cooks and satisfies so much like beef, it’s sold in the meat case at more than 4,300 grocery stores nationwide. “The rapid growth in demand and distribution for the Beyond Burger speaks to a powerful shift among consumers toward plant-based protein, one we are pleased to respond to and further fuel with the taste and overall performance of The Beyond Burger,” said Ethan Brown, founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. This holiday season, The Beyond Burger isn’t just for burgers. Perfect for holiday classics like Sourdough Stuffing, Holiday Farro and...

Westgate Resorts offers travelers an early chance to book employee rate discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

20 11 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2017 -- Westgate Resorts biggest sale of the year is taking place once again for Black Friday and Cyber Monday with employee discount rates available to the public at all resort 27 properties nationwide at www.westgateblackfriday.com.  However, this year shoppers can take advantage of those savings a day early with deals starting at 12:01am Thanksgiving Day (November 23).  The sale will run through Cyber Monday (November 27). Travelers can receive the same special rates typically reserved for Westgate employees on travel dates through December 17, 2018. Special offers include rates starting at $30 per night at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, $76 per night at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa in Orlando, Fla. and $250 per night during ski season at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa in Park City, Utah. Other Westgate Resort properties offering great Black Friday deals include Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa (Gatlinburg, Tenn.), Westgate...

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