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A. Schulman To Launch 2018/2019 Color And Technology Trend Collection At LuxePack

2017-05-08

AKRON, Ohio, May 8, 2017 – A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites, powders and masterbatch, today announced that the Company will launch its fourth Be Color!â„¢ color and technology trend collection at the LuxePack 2017 conference held in New York, May 10 and 11. A. Schulman will be located in Booth A203. A. Schulman’s Be Color!™  color and technology trend collection features the next generation of color trend forecasts for the specialty materials market. The 2018/2019 Be Color!â„¢ collection gathers four forward-looking trends which are most relevant for markets within specialty materials. With its wide portfolio, the Company is uniquely positioned to present a large of choice of materials predicting future consumer demand in terms of materials and color. “At A. Schulman, our aim is to present the most compelling 2018/2019 trends for our customers. After...

Spring Arbor University Athletics Unveils New Logo, Celebrates 50…
Spring Arbor University Athletics Unveils New Logo, Celebrates 50…

2017-05-08

“Our goal was to develop a complete and unifying brand identity that not only honors our rich tradition, but is a powerful representation of who we are and who we aspire to be.” Spring Arbor, Mich. May 09, 2017 — At the first annual Cougar Nation Athletic (CNA) Awards banquet Sunday night, Spring Arbor University Athletics introduced a new branding system that will set the visual direction of Cougar Athletics for years to come. The rebranding also coincides with the 50th anniversary of Cougar athletics. The new brand identity is exclusive to SAU Athletics and includes new primary and secondary marks, as well as custom typography and numbers. “Our goal was to develop a complete and unifying brand identity that not only honors...

Going-Out-Of-Business Sales Under Way At All Gander Mountain Stores
Going-Out-Of-Business Sales Under Way At All Gander Mountain Stores

2017-05-05

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 5, 2017 –  Inventory liquidation sales are now under way at all Gander Mountain store locations – offering shoppers deep discounts on top brand-name outdoor gear. The nationwide sale is being conducted by a joint venture consortium consisting of Tiger Capital Group, Great American Group, Gordon Brothers and Hilco Merchant Resources.  Gander Mountain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 10. The consortium prevailed in its April 28th bid to become the liquidating agent for the Gander Mountain inventory. The joint venture consortium will immediately commence...

Sports Icons And Influencers Come Together To Support The Jesse Owens Foundation
Sports Icons And Influencers Come Together To Support The Jesse Owens Foundation

2017-05-05

NEW YORK, May 5, 2017 – On April 27, 2017, the International Athletic Association (IAA) and Moët Hennessy hosted the annual Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala, where sports legends were recognized for exemplifying the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. The prestigious celebration recognized tennis legend Serena Williams and posthumously honored Muhammad Ali for their athletic and philanthropic achievements. NFL athlete and humanitarian Victor Cruz accepted the Jesse Owens Athlete Trophy on Ms. Williams’s behalf. The trophy is an annual award given to the world’s best athlete as voted by a group of sports writers and experts from all over the world. Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee had the honor of presenting Muhammad Ali’s family with the Jesse Owens Global Peace Award, in recognition of the boxing legend’s commitment to peace and justice outside the ring. 

EY announces Sassa And Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in Michigan and Northwest Ohio
EY announces Sassa And Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

2017-05-04

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4, 2017 – EY today announced that founders, Sassa and Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  The Akervalls were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 21 at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).   “What was once just an embryo of an idea, has become a multi-faceted operation where we are not only able to create jobs here in Michigan, but also have global distribution of our products! The proof in the pudding that we are doing something right with this fantastic and humbling honor from E & Y,” said Sassa Akervall. Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize...

Florida Educator Named National Life Group’s ‘LifeChanger of the Year’…

2017-05-04

She’s a hero to her students and an inspiration to everyone who has had the privilege of working with her. Montpelier, VT May 04, 2017 — National Life Group announced today that Ana Rubio, physical education teacher at Earlington Heights Elementary School in Brownsville, Florida, has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner for the national 2016-2017 LifeChanger of the Year award. LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program that recognizes and rewards outstanding K-12 educators and school district employees who have demonstrated a proven ability to make a beneficial difference in the lives of students. “Ana is an extraordinary example of what it means to be a LifeChanger,â€� said Mehran Assadi, President...

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...

MVP Systems Software Broadens Customer Base in First Quarter of 2017
MVP Systems Software Broadens Customer Base in First Quarter of 2017

2017-05-01

With JAMS, the benefits of automation accrue not only to IT teams who can continue to focus on strategic tasks, but also to the business users who gain powerful workflows that serve organizational goals. Unionville, CT May 01, 2017 — MVP Systems Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation software achieved record customer growth in Q1 of 2017. IT teams from a wide range of industries have selected MVP’s unified job scheduling and workload automation solution, JAMS, to manage their critical IT processes. “In the last 12 months, we’ve implemented JAMS for a more diverse set of IT teams than we have in prior years,â€� said VP of Communications Harry Reisenleiter. “While...

Out Now: MIMO, “Like That� (System Recordings)

2017-04-28

The New York Times recently published a music critics’ piece titled, “How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Chainsmokers?â€� The answer may well be, “Throw MIMO’s ‘Like That’ on the turntables and turn up the volume.â€� New York, NY April 28, 2017 — Sexy. Charismatic. Enduring. Those words can as easily be used to describe the persona of house music DJ and producer, MIMO, as they can be to depict his music. MIMO’s “Like Thatâ€� (System Recordings) is out now. The Original Mix of “Like Thatâ€� is a pure, unadulterated progressive-house tune with an elevating throwback vibe. At a time when electronic dance music (EDM) has saturated pop culture to the point of being disposable, MIMO’s music has...

White Castle Becomes Official Sponsor Of USA Luge

2017-04-11

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 11, 2017 — The nation’s two foremost slider experts, White Castle and USA Luge, announced a two-year partnership Tuesday, making White Castle the first and only fast food organization in the United States to become an official partner of USA Luge and title sponsor of the off-season recruitment program, the White Castle USA Luge Slider Search. An Olympic sport since 1964, luge consists of athletes sliding down a track of ice on sleds, feet first, at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. In addition to five Olympic medals, USA Luge athletes, referred to as ‘sliders,’ have won almost 600 elite level and junior international medals since 1994, making the organization one of the most decorated Winter Olympics National Governing Body. USA Luge’s longstanding recruitment effort, appropriately titled the ‘Slider Search’ program, has been instrumental in raising the sport’s awareness, driving interest among young athletes and providing the talent...

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