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Dr Pepper Snapple Group, KaBOOM! and the City of Los Angeles Mayor's Office Announce Let's Play Everywhere LA Grantees to Create Unique Play Opportunities in Everyday Spaces

01 01 1970

Several projects involve painting playful games and activities on the sidewalks of surrounding neighborhood schools and libraries, while others offer kid-friendly, interactive installations complete with fitness equipment and mobile gardens. One bus stop will feature permanent musical stations, while a historic neighborhood will become home to a 9-hole miniature golf course. These projects will provide stimulating experiences for more than 11,000 kids to play, learn, grow and just be kids across various neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, including Little Tokyo, Watts and Boyle Heights. "All children deserve safe, fun places to play where they can be inspired to dream," said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "With the support of Let's Play Everywhere LA, the winners of this grant will use the power of creativity to awaken young Angelenos' imaginations and promote healthy activity in our neighborhoods." ...

DFW Airport Welcomes First Sports Training Complex at an Airport

01 01 1970

"Drive Nation's vision of providing total student-athlete performance training, skills development and emotional wellness, leadership and character programs is now open to amateur athletes throughout the Dallas Fort Worth area," said O'Neal, founder of Drive Nation. "The ultimate goal is to develop kids for college. We are excited to be right at the Airport where we can easily reach thousands of student-athletes every year and connect them to world-class coaches in one of the most advanced facilities for training." Located on 16.2 acres of land at DFW Airport, the state-of-the-art, $10.4 million facility is the first of its kind at an airport and will be home to O'Neal's Drive Nation Skills Academy for boys and girls in third through 12th grades.  It features more than 90,000 square feet of indoor space, including basketball and volleyball courts, player lounges, a 10,000-square-foot weight room, performance...

Denver Broncos Adopt Teamworks to Enhance Internal Operations and...

01 01 1970

The Denver Broncos fully embrace innovation and technology to help us win both on and off the field. Durham, NC April 18, 2017 Teamworks, the industry leader in mobile collaboration and communication software for athletic organizations, is pleased to announce that it will provide its services to the Denver Broncos. As a collaboration software provider to the Broncos, Teamworks will streamline the franchise’s communication, scheduling, travel planning and player information management. The Broncos become the fifth National Football League organization to utilize Teamworks’ technology to modernize internal operations and communication. “The Denver Broncos fully embrace innovation and technology to help us win both on and off the field,� said Russ Trainor, Vice President of Information Technology for the Denver Broncos. “Implementing Teamworks’ simplified communication...

Dennis Pullin assumes role of Virtua President and CEO

01 01 1970

"It is an indescribable privilege to join Virtua, an organization recognized as the first choice for health and wellness in South Jersey," said Pullin.  "I look forward to building upon the already solid foundation to embark on the next era of healthcare.  I believe we are on the threshold of what I know is an exceptionally promising future for Virtua." Pullin reiterated his unwavering loyalty to the Virtua mission of delivering first-rate, safe care and an outstanding experience to those patients and communities Virtua serves.  "That is something that will always be at the heart of everything we do," he added. Shortly after joining Virtua, Pullin met with the 400-member Virtua Leadership Group, who enthusiastically welcomed Pullin with standing ovations and commitments of support.  Pullin has begun visits to each Virtua facility to meet many...

Defiance Press & Publishing Signs 'Ruby's Prayer' Author to Book Deal

01 01 1970

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2017 -- Defiance Press & Publishing, LLC announced a multi-book deal with author Ronald H. Keyser, a Texas-based author. "Ron Keyser has a special talent for writing novels that weave history and intriguing characters into a powerful story. We were fortunate enough to be the initial publisher for "Ruby's Prayer" and we will re-release this title in timing with the planned launch of the feature film movie based on the book which is set in the historic Old West during the post-Civil War era," stated Defiance Press' president, David Thomas Roberts. Truth Entertainment acquired the movie rights to "Ruby's Prayer" in 2016, and was the production company for the "Dallas Buyer's Club" which was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning three - including the Oscar for Best Actor for leading man Matthew McConaughey. Roberts...

Defiance Press & Publishing Signs 'Ruby's Prayer' Author to Book Deal

01 01 1970

Ronald H. Keyser's Initial Title Being Adapted to Big Screen Press Release - updated: Sep 8, 2017 08:49 EDT HOUSTON, Texas, September 8, 2017 - ​​​​​​​​Defiance Press & Publishing, LLC announced a multi-book deal with author Ronald H. Keyser, a Texas-based author. "Ron Keyser has a special talent for writing novels that weave history and intriguing characters into a powerful story. We were fortunate enough to be the initial publisher for "Ruby's Prayer" and we will re-release this title in timing with the planned launch of the feature film movie based on the book which is set in the historic Old West during the post-Civil War era," stated Defiance Press' president, David Thomas Roberts. Truth Entertainment acquired the movie rights to "Ruby's Prayer" in 2016, and was the production company for the "Dallas Buyer's Club" which was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning three - including the Oscar...

DC Metro Area Celebrates Corporate Wellness at 2017 Fall Fit Company Challenge

01 01 1970

Companies in the DC Metro show the impact of their wellness programs by training for and conquering a 3-course fitness challenge hosted by Fit Company. WASHINGTON, DC, USA, October 29, 2017 () -- On October 14, 2017 participants from companies located in the Greater DC area took part in the Fit Company Challenge, a corporate wellness event hosted by the Fit Company Institute. The challenge provided area companies an opportunity to come together as a team and spend a morning exercising, pushing their physical and mental limits and showing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Companies split their team into squads of 3 to 4 people who worked together to complete a variety of fitness stations to challenge their fitness level and earn points for their company. Teams chose what level to go through each course which allowed participants of all fitness levels to push their physical fitness without going too far out of their comfort zone.In their first time participating, Virginia Emergency...

D3+Transformers Racing Unveils New Race Car for 2018 Competition at Petit Le Mans

01 01 1970

BRASELTON, Ga., Oct. 6, 2017 () -- Dawson Racing principals, father and son Ian and Simon Dawson, revealed the new for 2018 Ligier Gibson Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) race car for the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Prototype class today at Road Atlanta. As part of the IMSA press conference during the 20th annual Motul Petit Le Mans race week, the Dawsons, along with Hasbro unveiled the No. 84 D3+Transformers Racing Ligier JS P217 Gibson, using the JS P3 showcar as a stand in. D3+Transformers Racing Unveils New Race Car for 2018 Competition at Petit Le Mans ...

Cycle For Survival Raises A Record-Breaking $34 Million In One Year To Beat Rare Cancers

01 01 1970

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Customer Outcome Selling Training To Get Major Uplift With Technology

01 01 1970

ReCall by Baker Communications Sellers who received learning reinforcement outperformed 84% of their peers who received only classroom training. Houston, Texas September 10, 2017 If you can't remember what you learned in that selling class you attended last month, don't feel bad. You're not alone. According to educational research, most of us forget between 80 to 90 percent of what we learned within 30 days of saying goodbye to our classmates. To help remedy the problem, Baker Communications (BCI) is adding gamification and learning reinforcement to all of its public training events. The product is called ReCall. ReCall uses gamification to increase learner engagement, as well as remedial learning paths when answers are missed. One of its most popular classes, Win-Win Negotiations, has already received the upgrade, and BCI's equally popular class on Exceptional Presentations will have ReCall added by the end of this month. Starting in mid-November, all attendees...

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