Florida Sports

The Club at Ibis Awarded Top Honors as America’s Healthiest Club

01 01 1970

The Club at Ibis has achieved the highest numeric score to date. West Palm Beach, Florida July 27, 2017 The Club at Ibis announced that it has been recognized for another prestigious industry award, one of America’s Healthiest Clubs. After an extensive onsite evaluation and a comprehensive Health Report™, Rick Ladendorf, Founder and President of America’s Healthiest Clubs, announced that The Club at Ibis has exceeded the numeric score of every club assessed to date. “Quite an accomplishment,” Mr. Ladendorf said, “as there are a number of great clubs that share the designation and over sixty private clubs who have qualified.” Prevo Health Solutions, based out of California, is the premier wellness solutions provider and experts in the club industry and producer of America’s Healthiest Clubs. Their system recognizes and evaluates criteria that would make a healthy club, and includes: Executive level commitment to wellness for both members...

The Brightest Stars from Entertainment, Journalism, Music, and Sports Joined Students, Educators, Parents, and More for "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live" on ABC, CBS, FOX And NBC

01 01 1970

Developed by XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), the telecast combined live musical, comedy, and documentary segments that brought to life the past, present and future of the American high school system. "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live was not an ending, but a beginning. It was the beginning of a renewed sense of optimism in America that every child, every student, from any zipcode, can get the education they deserve to lead a life of success as they define it. That our best days aren't behind us, but ahead of us. That for all the problems in the world and divides in our country, the American spirit of ingenuity is alive and well - and, most of all - capable of solving the biggest issues of our day," said XQ Co-Founder and CEO Russlynn Ali. "Tonight's telecast was a reminder for everyone of just how much work lies ahead of us, but also how worthwhile, rewarding, and wonderful that work...

The 2017 List of Candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Cut to Top 20

01 01 1970

2017 Golden Arm Award Sponsors BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, USA, October 12, 2017 () -- The initial Top 47 Watch List for The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award in 2017 has been reduced to 20 of the country’s top college quarterbacks. The remaining candidates for the prestigious annual award have continued to demonstrate skill and talent that have catapulted them to the next level. The 2017 Top 20 Golden Arm Candidates:• J. T. Barrett, Ohio State • David Blough, Purdue • Jesse Ertz, Kansas State • Luke Falk, Washington State • Riley Ferguson, Memphis • Ryan Finley, NC State • Nick Fitzgerald, Mississippi St. • Quinton Flowers, South Florida • Justice Hansen, Arkansas St. • Kenny Hill, TCU • Stephen Johnson, Kentucky • Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma • Trace McSorley, Penn St. • Josh Rosen, UCLA • Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State • Brandon Silvers, Troy • Nick Stevens, Colorado St. • Clayton Thorson,...

Telemundo's "Todos Unidos" And Company-Wide Relief Efforts Raise Over $12.9 Million For Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas And Florida Natural Disasters

01 01 1970

The company's "Todos Unidos" efforts included multiple local phone banks across the country and a network special hosted by the international media icon, Mario Kreutzberger, Don Francisco that aired Sunday, September 24 from 7-11 p.m. / 6-10 p.m. CT. The live broadcast produced from Miami, Mexico, New York, Puerto Rico, Houston and Los Angeles aired simultaneously across Telemundo, the cable network Universo and the Telemundo Internacional Cable Channel in Mexico. "We are deeply moved by the scale of the destruction and loss of human lives from these natural disasters," said Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. "The Telemundo networks and local stations across the country rose to the occasion to deliver on our profound commitment to serve our community. The road to recovery and rebuilding is long and we remain committed to helping every...

Telemundo Presents "Todos Unidos" A 4-Hour Prime Time Special For The Victims Of Natural Disasters In Mexico And Puerto Rico September 24 At 7 PM/6C

01 01 1970

"Todos Unidos is an opportunity for us to offer a warm hug and lend a word of encouragement to the victims of these terrible disasters and for our community to show their generosity and make a financial contribution that can make a world of difference," said Don Francisco. "As a media company, Telemundo is committed to serve our community and those in need, particularly in these difficult moments." Produced from Miami, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Houston and Los Angeles, the special will air simultaneously across the Telemundo Network and the cable network Universo. In addition, Telemundo.com and its social and mobile platforms will live stream highlights and an exclusive backstage show. The special will feature the unconditional support of dozens of actors, hosts, singers, journalists, producers and staff, as well as renowned sports and music personalities, including Ricardo Montaner, Yuri, Elvis Crespo, Ana Maria Polo, Adamari López,...

Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With "Red Cross Day" Friday, September 1

01 01 1970

"The Red Cross is working around the clock in extremely challenging conditions in Texas to help people impacted by Hurricane Harvey," said Gail McGovern, president and CEO at the American Red Cross. "We couldn't do it without the generosity of our amazing donors – like NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. With their support the Red Cross can be there when disaster strikes to respond with shelter, food and the necessary supplies to ensure people are cared for, and to help during the recovery process. We're extremely grateful for their support." "As part of our mission to serve our community, we are proud to partner with the Red Cross to help raise funds for the thousands of victims in Texas," said Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.  "The Red Cross is an outstanding organization and the great work they are doing is inspiring. We are working with them around the clock, at the...

Teen Country Sensations Gabriela and Bianca LeDuc sign with PMG for Representation!

01 01 1970

Bianca (left) and Gabriela (right) LeDuc of Diamond Dixie. The girls have massive commercial potential both as artists and beyond. Fans and followers love their personalities, sister love and style. - Evan Morgenstein. President & CEO of PMG ORLANDO, Fla. October 17, 2017 Premier Management Group (PMG) of Cary, NC announced it has signed Gabriela and Bianca LeDuc of the band Diamond Dixie to handle all corporate endorsements and social media collaborations. The teen sisters, Gabriela (19) and Bianca (17), have over 300,000 followers across all social media platforms including Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook. One of their most recent cover videos went viral and has amassed over 2,000,000 views on YouTube. The sisters, who create all of their own social content including photography and video, have built a reputation for producing funny and engaging videos that draw tens of thousands of girls and women who like and share their content. Having already worked...

Tax Day Travel Promotions & Values at Luxury Benchmark Resorts...

01 01 1970

The Woodlands (Houston) , Texas April 10, 2017 The forms are filled out, the check is in the mail and every possible deduction from child care to mortgage payments has been captured and claimed. It’s time for the American taxpayer to take a break and BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, with its two leading brands of independent luxury properties, the Gemstone Collection and Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, is providing Tax Day Relief Travel Packages & Promotions to take the stress out of tax season. Starting on Tax Day, April 18, guests of these unique luxury hotels and resorts can save up to 40 percent on hotel getaways, spa treatments, outdoor activities and more. Several programs are in effect through June, leaving plenty of time for travelers to receive their well-earned refunds. Participating hotels and resorts include: Arizona The Nautical Beachfront Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, situated in the desert paradise of Lake Havasu City, will ease...

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn Commends Breezin' Entertainment & Productions for Its Contribution to the City

01 01 1970

Entertainment agency Breezin' Entertainment & Productions was met with praise by Tampa's mayor as he discussed the company's many contributions to Tampa Bay. TAMPA, FLORIDA, June 26, 2017 - Tampa has proven itself to be a city that is brimming with life; professional sports teams and their stadiums, relaxing waterfront districts, and a downtown area filled with vibrant culture are only a glimpse into the many attractions that the city offers to both residents and visitors alike. At the helm of the city’s operations is Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who has been serving in this position since 2011. Bob Buckhorn, as any competent mayor should, is always looking for ways to benefit the city of Tampa. As such, he has taken a step back and contemplated what the outstanding features of Tampa are. One small business, in particular, has separated itself from the many others in the region. "She is one of Tampa's success stories. As Tampa takes its next chapter to the next...

Tampa Bay Rays Install Shaw Sports Turf Field

01 01 1970

The Tampa Bay Rays prepare to practice for the first time on the new Shaw Sports Turf field After much due diligence, we found that this system was the most innovative and advanced in the industry. The replacement of the turf this offseason is just one of the many ways in which we continue to invest in Tropicana Field. Brian Auld, Rays President Past News Releases RSS St. Petersburg, Florida March 31, 2017 Just in time for the start of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, crews have completed installation of an all-new playing surface for the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The new TruHop Triple Crown synthetic turf system is the latest innovation from Shaw Sports Turf. To meet the Rays performance requirements, Shaw Sports Turf developed a surface which features a combination of monofilament fibers, slit film fibers and a thatch layer. Shaw’s HP+ monofilament fiber is made with a high quality resin that has a thick, diamond cross-section (no spines) to prevent...

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