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Hungry Howie’s Pizza Signs 20 Store Development Deal In Arizona

2017-08-13

    MADISON HEIGHTS, MI, August 13, 2017 — Hungry Howie’s Pizza, originator of the Flavored Crust pizza, has inked a 20-store multi-unit agreement in Arizona with plans to open the new locations within the next five years. In addition, franchisee Fawzi Simon has also purchased 18 of the brand’s existing stores in Phoenix and Tucson, with plans to remodel over the next 6 months. Simon is presently researching prospective store locations to bring even more of Hungry Howie’s popular flavored crust pizzas to Arizona. With over 30 years of experience in business ownership, he operates multiple convenience stores and gas stations in both Arizona and Michigan. In addition, Simon has been involved with family business Atlas Oil, a premier national fuel supply and distribution company. “Arizona is a big focus area for us and we know Fawzi is the perfect addition to our team to help expand our footprint all over the southwestern state,”...

Roland Bolduc Crowned National Truck Driving Championships Bendix Grand Champion

2017-08-13

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations announced Roland Bolduc as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2017 National Truck Driving Championships. “With an impressive showing this week, Roland Bolduc emerged as the leader of the field and is taking home our industry’s top prize,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “On behalf of ATA and the entire trucking community, I want to thank the strong field of competitors for participating in these championships and practicing safety every day on our nation’s highways. Your commitment to excellence makes us proud to be in the trucking industry.” To clinch the esteemed title of 2017 Bendix Grand Champion, Bolduc’s driving accuracy and knowledge of truck safety surpassed the more than 420 other state champion professional truck drivers competing in all vehicle classes in Orlando, Florida this week.   Bolduc, who also took home the Sleeper Berth...

Diabetic Alert Dog Delivered to Woman Walla Walla, Washington
Diabetic Alert Dog Delivered to Woman Walla Walla, Washington

2017-08-12

Diabetic Alert Dog Winston will help school counselor with challenges of living with Type 1 Diabetes. Press Release – updated: Aug 11, 2017 16:59 EDT Walla Walla, Washington, August 11, 2017 – Tracee, a Type 1 Diabetic for over 35 years, received a very special placement of her own Diabetic Alert Dog from Service Dogs By Warren Retrievers this week. Based out of Madison, Virginia, Service Dogs By Warren Retrievers, or more commonly known as “SDWR,” places custom trained and bred service dogs for individuals with invisible disabilities like Diabetes, Autism, PTSD, and Seizure Disorders. With nearly 1,000 families actively enrolled or waiting for their service dog placement, SDWR has a mission to bring each a life-saving service dog.  Tracee’s new service dog, Winston, will be expected to perform...

Martial Arts Tournament Coming to Eau Claire Indoor Sports Tournament Aug. 12.
Martial Arts Tournament Coming to Eau Claire Indoor Sports Tournament Aug. 12.

2017-08-11

Press Release – updated: Aug 10, 2017 16:04 CDT Eau Claire, WI, August 10, 2017 – The American Kyuki-Do Federation is gearing up for its annual Summer Tournament of Champions at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on Aug. 12.  With 128 competitors, ranging from age 3 to 60 and hailing from 14 academies, the tournament is sure to showcase some of the finest regional talents in the AKF. Competition categories include Weapons, Breaking, Forms, Sparring and Novice Grappling. The Black Belt competition begins at 8 a.m. while the opening ceremony will take place at 11 a.m.  The AKF has hosted the tournament in Eau Claire for more than 5 years and this year’s event will mark the last year that Owner and Chief Instructor of the Federation’s nearest academy,...

LearningRx Appleton Employee Brings Home Top Award From National Convention
LearningRx Appleton Employee Brings Home Top Award From National Convention

2017-08-11

Press Release – updated: Aug 11, 2017 08:00 EDT Colorado Springs, CO, August 11, 2017 – Heather LaFleur, a personal brain trainer with LearningRx Appleton in Wisconsin, was recently honored at the LearningRx national convention for her commitment to helping her students become faster, more efficient learners The 2017 Employee of the Year Award is given company-wide, which means that LaFleur beat out employees at the 80 LearningRx Centers across the United States. “Heather has been with LearningRx since 2005, which demonstrates not only her commitment to changing lives but also our great fortune to have her as part of our team for more than a decade,” says LearningRx Chief Research Officer Tanya Mitchell. “As a Director of Training and Master Brain Trainer, Heather is a...

GrocerKey Names Todd Michaud Board Chairman As It Moves to Turbocharge Its Grocery eCommerce Growth
GrocerKey Names Todd Michaud Board Chairman As It Moves to Turbocharge Its Grocery eCommerce Growth

2017-08-10

We want to lead the transition taking place as retailers transform from purely in-store customer service to become omni-channel retailers. Madison, Wisconsin August 10, 2017 — GrocerKey (http://www.grocerkey.com), the software and operations leader in grocery eCommerce, with the industry’s leading retailer-branded technology solution, today announced it has named Todd P. Michaud as Chairman of the Board. “We’re delighted to welcome Todd to the team as we commit to aggressively grow the business,”said Jeremy Neren, CEO and cofounder. “We work in a $1 billion-plus per year market opportunity in North America alone, and we want to lead the transition that is taking place as retailers transform from purely in-store customer service to become omni-channel retailers.” Todd Michaud brings extensive leadership experience....

Yulista Holding, LLC Celebrates Grand Opening of M5 Hangar
Yulista Holding, LLC Celebrates Grand Opening of M5 Hangar

2017-08-10

We are excited and energized by this. We are truly proud of the family of professionals that make up Yulista. – Josh Herren, Yulista Holding, LLC CEO Huntsville, Alabama August 10, 2017 — On August 10th, Yulista celebrates the grand opening of the 80K sq. ft. aviation hangar and support facility at the Huntsville Executive Airport in Meridianville, AL. The Yulista M5 Hangar increases the Yulista Aviation Complex to over 175,000 sq. ft. The M5 Hangar opens opportunities for new contracts and brings additional capacity to the aviation community. The facility is equipped for both fixed and rotary-wing aircraft support to include newer tilt rotor aircraft. “The Yulista M5 facility is an exciting new chapter for Yulista. Our objective was to build a facility that...

First-Ever eSportsTravel Summit to be Held at TEAMS ’17 Conference in Orlando
First-Ever eSportsTravel Summit to be Held at TEAMS ’17 Conference in Orlando

2017-08-09

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2017 — The explosive growth of e-sports and its impact on the travel industry will take center stage this fall at the first-of-its-kind eSportsTravel Summit. The eSportsTravel Summit will be held as part of the TEAMS ’17 Conference & Expo, October 30–November 2, in Orlando. TEAMS is the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers. “We are assembling an impressive presenter roster for this inaugural summit,” said Timothy Schneider, founder and chairman of the Sports Division of Northstar Travel Group, which publishes SportsTravel magazine and organizes the TEAMS Conference & Expo. “Event organizers, destinations and suppliers who want to gain a better understanding of the impact of e-sports should make plans now to attend the eSportsTravel Summit at TEAMS ’17,” said Schneider. Included with TEAMS Conference registration, the eSportsTravel Summit will begin with an educational session on October 31 on the similarities...

Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges A US Navy Aircraft Carrier or Submarine Veteran to Call for On-The-Spot Access to The Nation’s Most Skilled Lawyers for Compensation Outcomes
Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges A US Navy Aircraft Carrier or Submarine Veteran to Call for On-The-Spot Access to The Nation’s Most Skilled Lawyers for Compensation Outcomes

2017-08-09

    NEW YORK, NY, August 09, 2017 — The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “We are the top ranked source in the nation when it comes to the best possible financial compensation for US Navy Veterans who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma because of asbestos exposure on an aircraft carrier or submarine. “A Navy Veteran with confirmed mesothelioma who wants to receive the best possible financial compensation is doing themselves and incredible injustice by hiring anything less than the nation’s most capable and skilled mesothelioma attorneys who specialize in assisting Navy Veterans. Contact us anytime at 800-714-0303 and let’s have a free look at your time served in the Navy and see what your claim might be worth. It doesn’t hurt to simply ask.” http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com The Mesothelioma Compensation...

Moon Willow Press Announces the Exciting Adventure Novel and Series Finale of Infinite Games – The Battle for the Black Fen
Moon Willow Press Announces the Exciting Adventure Novel and Series Finale of Infinite Games – The Battle for the Black Fen

2017-08-09

Moon Willow Press Announces the Exciting Adventure Novel and Series Finale of Infinite Games – The Battle for the Black Fen Adventure/Speculative/Ecofiction; “The story of a clash between those who love the wetlands and their unique state and those who want to see them drained for development and other uses. A story of accepting nature and defending it against those who would defile it.” –Midwest Book Review Detroit, MI, August 09, 2017– Annis Pratt’s novels are full of passion for the natural world and enthusiasm for the details of everyday life. Her invented worlds are more realistic than fantastic, and her speculative fiction imagines ways to live in harmony with each other and with our planet. Infinite Games is a four-novel series about Marshlanders who seek harmony with the Earth and each other. Marshlanders are creatively practical: always looking for new ideas about farming, irrigation, navigating, foraging,...

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