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iTexico's Anurag Kumar to Join 'Diplomacy Begins Here' Regional Summit Panel Discussion

01 01 1970

Press Release - updated: Sep 14, 2017 17:28 CDT AUSTIN, Texas, September 14, 2017 - iTexico CEO Anurag Kumar is slated to participate in the September 'Diplomacy Begins Here' summit at the Texas State Capitol on Sept.19. Mr. Kumar will be part of a panel discussion entitled 'Immigration in the Age of Innovation – How does immigration contribute to Texas economic prosperity: immigrants and entrepreneurship.' Kumar will be joined by fellow panelists Ann Badmus (Partner, Scheef & Stone, Dallas) and Ms. Patricia Stout (Board member, Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos). The Consul General of Ireland Adrian Farrell will moderate the discussion, which will take place from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. The summit is being hosted by the well-known international visitor program known as GlobalAustin, in partnership with the San Antonio Council for International Visitors, the Dallas World Affairs Council, the El Paso Council for International Visitors, Global North Texas, and...

Iran Recognizes Women's Rights and Opens Motorcycle Track to Female Riders

01 01 1970

After decades of banning women from riding motorbikes in public, Iran will finally allow women to race on a public track. Tehran, Iran, July 17, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Tavak Partners today announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran's Automobile and Motorcycle Federation will allow Iran's top female motocross racer, model and activist Behnaz Shafiei, and the dozens of other women riders she has trained, to publicly use the Azadi Race Track in Tehran.Women riding motorbikes in public has been banned for decades in Iran. But ever since she discovered it, Shafiei, has become the country's most celebrated female motorcycle racer and leading activist to remove the ban. For the past three years she campaigned to persuade the Federation to allow women to have their own race. Her efforts paid off February 3 when she and 30 other women finally raced.Azadi Race Track hosts many of Iran's major automobile events. The first scheduled ride for women will be Monday, July 17th, 2017, and...

Investor Group Proposes Michael W. Barnes to Become New Tuesday Morning CEO in Letter to Board

01 01 1970

The Investor Group has attempted to work privately and constructively with the Board to make the required senior management change and has proposed Michael W. Barnes, a world-class executive with a history of creating tremendous shareholder value, to be appointed as the next CEO.  Tuesday Morning currently trades at a massive discount to its off-price peers on an enterprise value to sales basis. The Investor Group believes the stock could be worth in excess of $10-20 per share through enhanced sales productivity, by implementing certain operational measures and through proper capital allocation. Such a share price would represent an undemanding enterprise valuation of 0.5-1.0x current sales. The Investor Group believes that Mr. Barnes has the ideal set of skills needed to turnaround Tuesday Morning and is deeply disappointed in the Board's refusal to...

International Champion Light-Welterweight Boxer Ashley “Treasure”...

01 01 1970

Old School Labs™ Ambassador Ashley Theophane Theophane is the kind of totally committed, DIY athlete that fits in perfectly with Old School Labs’ philosophy and “Golden Era” ideals. Past News Releases RSS Los Angeles, California March 22, 2017 Old School Labs™, makers of the best-selling Vintage line of natural sports supplements, has signed British boxing champ Ashley Theophane as a new Brand Ambassador. Theophane, who trained with Floyd Mayweather, made his professional debut in London in 2003 and won the British light welterweight title in 2011. He has racked up an impressive number of wins in contests in Britain, Germany and the U.S. “We discovered that Ashley was a huge fan of our brand and uses our products for his training and recovery,” says Old School Labs founder and CEO Tarek Sidani. “He also loves wearing our apparel. When we reached out to thank him and learned more about his story, we knew we had to invite him to...

Industrial Metal Supply To Participate in Trade Shows

01 01 1970

IMS will host a booth at both events – unveiling a brand new design. This will give customers an opportunity to view how IMS products are utilized in the off-road world, as well as get access to expert advice. IMS will also offer a discount to those who visit their booth at the shows. This annual promotion gives customers an exciting price break on their already competitive wholesale pricing. At the Sand Sports Super Show, slated for September 15–17, 2017 in Costa Mesa, California, IMS will be providing all guests who stop by a 20% off coupon, and IMS swag. The IMS booth will be located inside of building 14 in spot #205. The Sand Sports Super Show is widely respected as being the largest, most exciting dune sports trade and expo show in the world. For more information, or to secure tickets, please click here. The Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo will be held...

Inaugural High School Lacrosse Nationals To Take Place Memorial Day Weekend In Washington, D.C.; GEICO Named Title Sponsor

01 01 1970

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2017 -- GEICO has been named title sponsor of the inaugural High School Lacrosse Nationals. This unique event will allow the best high school lacrosse teams across the United States and Canada to face one another in a post-season tournament, which will be televised on ESPNU and streamed on ESPN3. Eight participating teams will play in a single-elimination tournament, with a total of seven games, taking place at Catholic University's Cardinal Stadium in Washington, D.C. The quarterfinals will be played on Sunday, May 28, at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on ESPN3. Semifinals will take place Monday, May 29, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. (ESPNU), with the winners advancing to play in the championship game on Tuesday, May 30, at 7 p.m., also on ESPNU. Tickets are available at www.geicolax.com All games will be available through WatchESPN, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an...

ImaginAb Closes $8 million New Funding to Accelerate Clinical Development of CD8 ImmunoPET Agent

01 01 1970

Martyn Coombs, CEO of ImaginAb commented, "We are thrilled to raise this new round of funding which provides the necessary fuel to accelerate development of our CD8 ImmunoPET program. We are rebooting the Company and welcome Adage Capital, the Parker Institute and Raptor. They strengthen our investor syndicate and position us as a well-funded company with solid footing." The company's CD8 T Cell imaging agent is designed to non-invasively determine changes in CD8+ T cell tumor infiltrates induced by immuno-oncological treatments. This approach has the potential to guide the development of immuno-modulatory agents as well as assess early on whether a patient responds to such a treatment. The new funds will be used to accelerate human clinical trials and to implement centralized manufacturing. The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, seeking to speed discovery,...

IGT's "Let's Play" Theme for G2E 2017 Signals Delivery of Market-Ready Cabinets, Content, and Innovation

01 01 1970

"Having completed our new cabinet lineup over the last year, we will fulfill the commitment we made to our customers to launch new and compelling offerings at G2E 2017," said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO North America Gaming & Interactive. "Our 'Let's Play' theme introduces a vast portfolio of content across our core and premium categories, and our pursuit of growth opportunities with expanded solutions and innovations for electronic table games, the Class II market, and mobile." IGT's G2E hardware lineup of market-ready solutions will include core video cabinets such as the CrystalCurve™ with for-sale content, and the S3000® mechanical reel cabinet with Class II content, representing the Company's progress in completely renovating its full hardware lineup. Solutions such as the IGT Dynasty electronic table games (ETG) terminals, with the addition of new content and screen configurations, offer...

i9 Sports Awards San Diego County Franchise

01 01 1970

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 26, 2017 () -- i9 Sports, (www.i9sportsfranchise.com) the nation's first and largest youth sports league franchise*, welcomes Steve Sobel as he joins the organization with a franchise in North San Diego County, California. Sobel's transition to i9 Sports comes after a 20-plus year career as an attorney. His passion for youth athletics, built through years of playing and coaching in San Diego-area municipal leagues, attracted Sobel to the i9 Sports franchise opportunity. "Southern California is a great place for youth athletics, and I'm eager to begin offering i9 Sports programs across San Diego County," said Sobel. "Sports played an important role throughout my childhood, so I'm thankful for the opportunity to help kids in my own community succeed in life through sports with i9 Sports."  Sobel's...

Hyland’s Find Yourself, Find the Finish Line Campaign Offers Expert...

01 01 1970

Los Angeles, California April 04, 2017 * Hyland's Leg Cramps, the Official Cramp Relief Sponsor of the Boston Marathon, recently launched the Find Yourself, Find the Finish Line campaign to encourage athletes to strive for personal achievement. The campaign features 14 incredible female runners as they tackle adversity and prepare for Boston 2017. Assembled to support the Hyland’s team and runners everywhere is a renowned crew of experts including Dave McGillivray, Bob Babbitt, Michelle Jezycki and Mike Ehredt. These leaders from the running community will offer their insights on topics such as race day tips and staying motivated. Guest blogger Dave McGillivray is the President of DMSE Sports, where he is responsible for race managem- ent of more than 30 major road races and charitable events, including the Boston Marathon. McGillivray became recognized as one of the premier race directors in the U.S. after organizing decades of successful races, and he was inducted into...

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