DICK'S Sporting Goods Saves Houston-Based Refugee Soccer Team With Surprise Donation
11 12 2017
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2017 -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation are giving the gift of sport this holiday season to ensure young athletes can continue to play. Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, DICK'S and its Foundation committed $2 million to rebuild and refurbish youth sports programs and facilities across the Gulf Coast, Florida and other states impacted by the hurricanes.
In Houston, reVision FC soccer relies on outside funding to operate. The youth team is comprised of African refugees and provides players with a community and home, empowering them with skills and confidence for the future. Post-Harvey, funding for reVision FC was no longer available and the team was at risk of collapse.
Today, DICK'S announces the release of a short film, reVision FC: A Holiday Assist, which captures the story of reVision's struggles in the aftermath of the hurricane. In this film, DICK'S tells the story of what the...
EarthCam Announces Its “25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017”
10 12 2017
Each year, we are impressed with the incredible webcam content that live camera producers share with the world, and this year is no exception.
NEW YORK December 10, 2017
EarthCam’s favorite annual tradition is back with the announcement of the 25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017! Spanning 9 countries, the 19th annual list features entertaining live webcams that have been enjoyed by millions of visitors around the world, and some outrageous newcomers that were just discovered this year.
The Top 25 Webcams take you on an adventure to Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, the world’s busiest intersection in Japan and the largest cathedral in Italy. For scenic views that will have you coming back for more, travel to peaceful Snake River in Wyoming, relax with sunset views over Lake Michigan and explore a beautiful ski resort in France with eye-popping 360° panoramas. Sports fans will marvel watching the incredible effort it’s taking to build the Chase Center, future...
RealConnex CEO Roy Abrams Speaks at 2017 Art Basel Investment Forum in Miami, Florida
08 12 2017
NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2017 -- RealConnex is pleased to announce that CEO Roy Abrams spoke at the 2017 Investment Forum on Dec. 6 hosted at the Bass Museum of contemporary art in Miami, Florida. The event, organized by REDinNYC, in conjunction with corporate sponsors, was from Dec. 6 to the 8th and coincided with Miami's celebrated Art Basel. Attendees enjoyed tickets to various Art Basel exhibitions and functions, including those at the Bass Museum.Investors were the target audience of the all-day forum Roy featured in, discussing "High Tech Methods of Investing in Real Estate." The conference brought together family offices and top-tier commercial real estate professionals who have attended events in New York City throughout the year, culminating at the 2017 Art Basel event. The Carillon and The Setai hotels hosted cocktail and dinner receptions to which over 150 family offices were invited. The forum featured an all-star lineup, complemented by an Art Brunch that followed on...
Cuba Ventures Arranges $500,000 Private Placement Financing
08 12 2017
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 08, 2017 -- Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”) announces it has arranged a non-brokered private placement of up to 2,272,727 Units of the Company at a price of $0.22 per Unit (the "Issue Price") for proceeds of up to $500,000 (the "Offering"). Each Unit shall consist of one common share in the capital of the Company (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant shall entitle the holder to purchase one additional Share (a "Warrant Share") at a price of $0.35 per Warrant Share for a period of one year from the date of closing of the Offering. There are no finders fees associated with this placement. The Units, Shares and Warrant Shares will be subject to applicable resale restrictions, including a four month hold period from date of closing of the Offering under applicable Canadian securities laws. Completion of the Offering is subject to regulatory approval, including...
Cuba Ventures Corp - Unaware of any New Material Change
08 12 2017
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 08, 2017 -- Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (Frankfurt:IJA2) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”) at the request of IIROC, the Company wishes to confirm that Cuba Ventures management is unaware of any new material change in the Company’s operations that would account for the recent increase in market activity.On November 27th, Cuba Ventures announced that it has signed a definitive agreement (“DA”) with Vesilen Investments for its a revolutionary Blockchain-based mobile application called Revolupay® and corresponding web based system, to target Cuba’s USD 3.4 Billion remittance market, the USD $750 Million Cuban private sector and Caribbean tourism industry. Connected with the structure will be the proprietary cryptocurrency ₡CU Coin for intended use in the multibillion tourism markets of the Caribbean and Cuba. Read full News Release November 27th.About Cuba Ventures Corp.:Cuba Ventures Corp. is a publicly traded Canadian company capitalizing...
Hoover Met Complex Recognized as One of the Top Ten Sports Complexes Nationally
08 12 2017
HOOVER, Ala., Dec. 8, 2017 -- The Hoover Met Complex recently garnered national attention when it was featured on the Black Friday airing of the NBC Today Show - along with Bo Jackson's Elite Sports as well as Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) and Sports Facilities Management (SFM) - as a leading sports and event operation, positioned to serve the explosive growth in the amateur sports industry. In addition to the exposure on the NBC Today Show, the Hoover Met Complex, and its new Finley Center, has been recognized as a top go-to venue for event planners, listed along with 10 other elite new sports facilities around the country by Connect Sports, a resource for the sports tourism market. "The 155,000-square-foot venue outside of Birmingham, Alabama, opened in May," writes Matt Swenson, senior editor of Collinson Media & Events. "The indoor component of Hoover Met Complex - holds 11 basketball courts and 17 volleyball courts, an indoor climbing center and...
Licensed Realtor Makes Dream Home Come True in Florida
07 12 2017
Cape Coral, FL – A realtor is a licensed real estate person who takes care of the best financial interests of both the sellers and the buyers. Some run their own agencies or a real estate brokerage, with agents that work under them as salespeople. Real estate is a serious transaction that comes with emotional and financial implications, and proper representation is vital for all the parties involved. That being said, a realtor must have the experience and the expertise to help the sellers by protecting their investment and ultimately helping the buyers create theirs. With Rebecca Silva, a Licensed Realtor, all transactions related to selling, buying, leasing, or relocating to Southwest Florida will be treated professionally and ethically.
A couple whom Rebecca Silva helped in making a house purchase states, “Becky Silva helped us find the right house in the right neighborhood for our price range. She was extremely patient with us since we traveled from the east coast of Florida where...
Houston Astros World Series Championship Book on Pace to Become the #1 Selling Sports Commemorative Book of All Time
07 12 2017
December 07, 2017 - HOUSTON, Texas - The Chicago Cubs are days from joining the Red Sox, Yankees and Dodgers on a growing list of marquee Major League brands humbled and defeated by the 2017 Houston Astros accomplishments; this time, courtesy of Astros fans. Winners Books, authors and publishers of the No. 1 sports championship books for the past eight years are preparing for additional printings to keep up with demand of championship-starved Astros fans. “I knew Cubs fans hadn’t had a reason to celebrate for over 100 years, so their astronomical sales I expected. But the passion and excitement I’m seeing from fans in Houston is unprecedented and it’s a credit to this amazing fan base,” said book author Tom Zenner. “As a company, we felt it was necessary to take it a step further and donate a portion of the proceeds to the Astros Foundation to continue their vigilant support of the community.”The book is written and designed in a tone and style that brings the entire season...
Soft Tissue Repair Market Forecast 2021 Smith and Nephew Plc, Stryker Corporation, Johnson & Johnson
07 12 2017
Sarasota, FL -- 12/06/2017 -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled "Soft Tissue Repair Market (Mesh/Tissue Patch, Soft Tissue Fixation Devices, Laparoscopic Instruments and Others) for Skin Repair, Orthopedic, Hernia Repair, Dental, Breast Reconstruction Repair and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2021" According to the report, the global soft tissue repair market was valued at around USD 11.15 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach approximately USD 17.12 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 7.5% between 2016 and 2021.Soft tissues in the body include ligaments, tendons, skin, and synovial membrane which are support, connect, or surround other structures and organs of the body. Soft tissue injuries are segmented into the time frame since the injury and the healing processes that are occurring at that time. In repair, damaged tissue is replaced...
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