Missouri Sports

Gin Rummy By Tesseract Mobile Celebrates 6 Years And 4.5 Million...

01 01 1970

Gin Rummy sports an updated look and a streamlined UI "The artificial intelligence of the opponents is one of the best features of the app. So good, in fact, that some customers accuse the AI of cheating." March 28, 2017 Tesseract Mobile was the first to develop a Gin Rummy game for Android in March of 2011. Today, as they celebrate 6 years of bringing this timeless favorite to Android customers across the world, the developers anticipate a new milestone of 4.5 million downloads in the Google Play Store. "It says a lot that millions of people are enjoying a game created by a 2 person company in Missouri" says Laura Ockel, co-founder and game designer for Tesseract Mobile. "Back in 2011, it was just myself and my partner, Josh, working out of our basement. Because ours was the first Gin Rummy app the market, it was challenging to design. Josh and I were both experienced players, so our app reflects those real life experiences. It has the features a Gin Rummy player would expect." The...

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

01 01 1970

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 partnerships...

Former Journey Lead Singer Steve Augeri To Rock Memphis Boat Expo

01 01 1970

Steve Augeri is best known as the lead vocalist for the rock group Journey from 1998 to 2006. Steve is known for recording the seven times Platinum "Armageddon" sound track then on to record three albums during a successful eight-year Journey tenure that brought one of the world's most accomplished melodic rock groups back to the stage for multiple world tours to millions of adorning fans. Boat Expo fans can listen to an official recording lead singer of one of America's most beloved and accomplished bands in history. For general or VIP tickets and more show information, visit: www.MemphisBoatExpo.com ABOUT THE MEMPHIS BOAT EXPO Produced by TURNBOW, the Memphis Boat Expo is on track to feature the largest display of boats, watercraft, and water fun ever displayed in Memphis. The first annual boat show of this type will cover the entire main hall of Cook...

For Niagara Bottling, Nothing Is More Important Than Family

01 01 1970

Says Andy Peykoff II, CEO of the bottler his father founded in 1963, "We've always maintained that nothing is more important than family. And we've come to define 'family' as our employees, their families and, even beyond, people in need in the communities where we operate our plants and where we do business." The $1 million relief donation is the largest since Niagara established its charitable arm, Niagara Cares, in 2014.  And the millions of bottles donated in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Mexico are among the largest among all U.S. bottlers. In Texas, Niagara donated two million bottles of water throughout state relief agencies including Feed The Children, Convoy of Hope, the Houston Food Bank and local police and fire departments. In Florida, the company has donated over one million bottles so far and, says Peykoff, "we'll continue supplying water as long as our partner...

Dressel's Public House Rated Best Foodie Bar in St. Louis Magazine and featured on KTVI Fox 2 News with Kevin Steincross

01 01 1970

    ST. LOUIS, MO, September 19, 2017 -- Ben Dressel, sole proprietor of Dressel's Public House in the Central West End of Saint Louis, MO, appeared on KTVI Fox 2 News in the morning with host Kevin Steincross and St. Louis Magazine's George Mahe, to discuss his excitement about being ranked as the number one foodie bar in St. Louis by Mahe and his team.Ben Dressel prepared his restaurant's famous Porchetta "Louie" while George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine, poured Dressel's specialty cocktail, the Missouri Mule. These menu items are just two of the reasons why Dressel's Public House took the number one spot as Best Foodie Bar in St. Louis Magazine in August of 2017.Dressel's Public House has been around since 1980 and implemented its farm-to-table dining experience in 2005. Since then, the pub and its cuisine, like the Porchetta "Louie" sandwich, Truffle Grilled Cheese with Tomato Bisque, and Dressel's Pretzel Loaf,...

Downtown Memphis To Host The Boat Show That Rocks In 2018

01 01 1970

Visitors are expected from Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama, and Arkansas. Products being exhibited include boats of all kinds and sizes, jet skis, personal watercraft, paddle sports, kayaks, marinas, motors, slip rentals, servicing, insurance, trailers, resorts, real estate, attire, nautical home décor, decking, dock building, winter storage, and financing. According to the 2016 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, unit sales of new powerboats increased six percent in 2016, and are expected to increase an additional six percent in 2017 – a trajectory NMMA anticipates to continue through 2018. "Economic factors, including an improving housing market, higher employment, strong consumer confidence, and growing disposable income, are creating a golden age for the country's recreational boating industry," notes Thom Dammrich, president...

District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA

01 01 1970

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...

Custom Fabrication and Installation of Sports Netting from BurbankSportNets.com

01 01 1970

Fernandina Beach, FL -- 10/17/2017 -- BurbankSportNets.com, have been pioneers in the Sports Net Industry for over 40 Years now. They offer handcrafted nets for many different types of sports, with a strong emphasis in the Baseball and Softball Markets. They offer custom fabrication and installation of Baseball and Softball Backstops, Barrier Netting, Batting Cages and Overhead Protective Netting. They also offer a wide range of Protective Screens and Portable Cages. All the screens and frames are custom made and built in an in-house factory. They offer a full line of On-Field Portable Cages, including the innovative Single Hitter product. The premium quality nets are treated twice for long-term durability and protection from the varying weather conditions. A special BSF paint with all-weather UV protection is used for all the sport nets here. This is a trademark dipping process utilized by Burbank Sport Nets and it has been used by the company for many years now on all types of sport...

Cedar Fair Reports 2017 First-Quarter Results

01 01 1970

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...

Bayer and Luke Bryan raise awareness--and a toast--to American Farmers with Here's To The Farmer Campaign

01 01 1970

WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 12, 2017 -- Country music superstar Luke Bryan is no stranger to celebrating America's hard-working farmers.  At this year's Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour, tour sponsor Bayer will join him in toasting U.S. farmers with its Here's To The Farmer campaign. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/77126511-bayer-luke-bryan-heres-to-the-farmer-campaign-tour/ ...

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