Michael J. Levitt Inducted Into the International Game Fishing Hall of Fame
01 01 1970
Founder of The Michaels Organization is also a 2012 Inductee into the Affordable Housing Hall of Fame
Press Release - updated: Oct 30, 2017 17:11 EDT
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., October 30, 2017 - Michael J. Levitt, the visionary housing leader who founded one of the nation’s leading residential real estate organizations and who in 2012 was inducted into the Affordable Housing Hall of Fame, has been inducted into the International Game Fishing Association Hall of Fame for his achievements in sports fishing and conservation.
“It’s really wonderful to be recognized for achievements first in my profession and now for my avocation,” said Michael J. Levitt, after receiving the honor at a gala celebration at the new World of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri, where the Hall of Fame ceremony was held Oct. 28.
The IGFA is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible and ethical angling practices...
Memorial Day Weekend Events Honor Nation’s Heroes at the National...
01 01 1970
The National World War I Museum and Memorial inspires thought, dialogue and learning to make the experiences of the Great War era meaningful and relevant for present and future generations.
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 throughout the weekend.
Admission to the Museum...
MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year
01 01 1970
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 Player of the Year).
Knight Commission to Meet on May 1 at National Press Club
01 01 1970
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017 -- The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, co-chaired by Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education, and Carol Cartwright, President Emeritus, Kent State University and Bowling Green State University, will be joined by panelists including Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, Conference USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod, East Carolina Head Football Coach Scottie Montgomery, and other university leaders and experts. (See the complete agenda below.)
What: The Knight Commission, which promotes reforms to emphasize the educational mission of college athletics, will hear from conference commissioners, athletics directors and others about the future of college football with a focus on finances and player benefits and protections in college football; and about efforts to increase diversity in college sports leadership.
When: Monday, May 1, 8:45 a.m. –12:15 p.m. EDT. Following the sessions, media will have an opportunity to interview...
KCU Medical Student Proves Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury is...
01 01 1970
Landon Sowell, KCU medical student
"I had to use a wheelchair, I had to learn everything again; it was such a strain just to put a puzzle together.”
Kansas City, MO March 30, 2017
The Brain Injury Association of America recognizes March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time that hits close to home for one KCU medical student. It’s also a time to raise awareness about the 2.4 million children and adults in the U.S. who sustain a traumatic brain injury each year, along with another 795,000 who suffer an acquired brain injury from non-traumatic causes.
For Landon Sowell, a first-year medical student at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), it’s a time to reflect on his own medical miracle and his dream of offering hope to someone else.
When he was 7 years old, Sowell suffered a kick to the head while feeding horses near Fulton, Kentucky. The horse’s hoof struck him just behind his right ear. The first grader was rushed to a local emergency...
Kansas City Bid for Amazon HQ2 Represents Largest Response Effort in Region's History
01 01 1970
Honoring Amazon's request for one response from each market, the KC region came together at an unprecedented scope of regional cooperation to create a proposal representing two states (Kansas and Missouri), 18 counties, and more than 50 communities from across the metro area. In addition, more than 200 private sector leaders provided crucial input, lent their expertise and contributed significant value throughout the process.
An online submission tool on the KCADC website received dozens of creative ideas from members of the community and outside of the KC region. Every idea was considered, many were incorporated into the region's proposal and several individuals who submitted ideas were further engaged in the process.
Joel Kotkin, internationally-recognized authority on global, economic, political and social trends, and Richard Florida, the world's...
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Welcomes First Music Director Candidate, Donato Cabrera, to the Stage, with Performance Featuring the Music of Bruckner & Williams - October 28 at Miller Auditorium
01 01 1970
KALAMAZOO, MI, October 13, 2017 -- The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Donato Cabrera, presents a delightfully varied program for the second concert of its Symphonic Series, on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Gabriel Renteria-Elyea, the KSO's own Principal Oboist, solos in John Williams' Oboe concerto. William McGregor, 2017 Stulberg International String Competition Gold Medalist, performs Bottesini's second bass concerto. Maestro Cabrera opens the program with Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man and closes the program with Bruckner's first masterpiece, the youthful Symphony No. 1."I am very excited about my debut with the Kalamazoo Symphony and the program we've chosen to perform," says guest conductor Donato Cabrera. "It is an eclectic mix of composers that will not only showcase the wonderful talents of the various sections of the orchestra, but it also reveals absolutely music seldom performed."...
Global Metal Packaging Industry
01 01 1970
METAL PACKAGING MCP-2764 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations Disclaimers Data Interpretation & Reporting Level Quantitative Techniques & Analytics Product Definitions and Scope of Study Aluminum Tinplate Steel Metal Cans Metal Caps & Closures Metal Containers Others Fabricated Steel Boxes Shipping Barrels and Drums II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW Metal Packaging: Recyclable, Reusable, Versatile, and Portable Packaging Material Major Trends in Metal Packaging Summarized Lightweighting New Materials and Shapes HD Prints and Coatings Modern Opening/Closing Systems New End-User Segments Superiority of Metal over Other Packaging Materials Drive Widespread Adoption Complete Recyclability Provides the Critical Advantage Other Advantages of Metal Packaging Summarized Global Market Outlook Developed Markets: Traditional Revenue Contributors Developing Countries:...
Global Lightning Protection Technologies (LPT) Industry
01 01 1970
Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p0960407The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America.Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 121 companies including many key and niche players such as:- A. N. Wallis & Co Ltd.- Alltec Corporation- AXIS Electrical Components (India) Pvt. Ltd.- Fatech Electronic Co., Ltd.- K.M.L. Technology Co., Ltd.- Lightning Eliminators & Consultants, Inc.Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p0960407LIGHTNING PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES (LPT) MCP-7231 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy...
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01 01 1970
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