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Dr. Taiwo Togun to Present Latest Artificial Intelligence Modeling at Hotel Data Conference
Dr. Taiwo Togun to Present Latest Artificial Intelligence Modeling at Hotel Data Conference

2017-08-07

Neirbi Analytic’s Chief Data Scientist Taiwo Togun, Ph.D Chief Data Scientist Taiwo Togun will present how using Machine Learning can predict occupancy and ADR at Hotel Data Conference on Friday, August 11. MADISON, CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES, August 7, 2017 — Chief Data Scientist for Neirbi Analytics, Taiwo Togun, Ph.D, will host a Data Dash breakout session this week in Nashville at the Hotel Data Conference. The...

MINHAS KITCHEN + WINE + SPIRITS goes cashless and causes a stir.
MINHAS KITCHEN + WINE + SPIRITS goes cashless and causes a stir.

2017-08-06

Monroe, Wisconsin August 06, 2017 — Ms. Manjit Minhas, owner of the newly added Minhas Kitchen + Wine + Spirits (MKWS) announced today that effective immediately, the establishment has gone cashless and that it will only take credit and debit cards. She also added that, to the best of her knowledge, hers is the first and only establishment of its kind that has gone cashless in this region of the Midwest. Ms. Minhas said that since its opening 2 weeks ago. MKWS has had an unbelievable response from the customers and that things were “crazy busy” with long lineups and she has had to turn away customers. She added that this was a necessary move in order to maintain the quality of food and service. It simplifies the operations as the staff do not have to deal with cash and that...

Wisconsin Truck Drivers Gearing up for Industry’s Top Prize
Wisconsin Truck Drivers Gearing up for Industry’s Top Prize

2017-08-06

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Next week, American Trucking Associations is set to welcome more than 420 of the trucking industry’s top professional truck drivers to Orlando for the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships. “Safety and precision will be the focus of these impressive professional truck drivers during this week in Orlando as they compete for honors at the National Truck Driving Championships,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Truck drivers work their entire careers and practice for moments like this to showcase their safety skills and compete among friends.” The National Truck Driving Championships open August 9 with competitors taking a walk-through of the driving course and registering for the different class events. From there, competitors will go on to compete in three phases of competition: a written examination testing background knowledge of rules...

Friday, August 11 – Tuesday, August 15 – Five Day Math Puzzle Hunt Throughout Seattle – Culminates on Pythagoras Day – 8/15/17 with Math Celebration
Friday, August 11 – Tuesday, August 15 – Five Day Math Puzzle Hunt Throughout Seattle – Culminates on Pythagoras Day – 8/15/17 with Math Celebration

2017-08-06

August 06, 2017 — WHAT:The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is celebrating “Pythagoras Day” with “Pythagorize Seattle 2017.” Starting Friday, August 11, individuals, families, and groups around Seattle will be able to download a MoMath app, designed by Lone Shark Games, to guide each participant through a monumental Seattle citywide math puzzle hunt. The MoMath Pythagorize Seattle 2017 app will be available on the afternoon of Friday, August 11 in the app store and also on the MoMath website http://momath.org/home/pythagorize-seattle/ Location data will be sent through a website. A smart phone or tablet is required to play along. Participants must physically visit locations in Seattle to check in. The MoMath Pythagorize Seattle Puzzle Hunt cannot be done remotely. It is appropriate for families, individuals, and...

World's Most Expensive Dress Comes to Ripley's Believe It or Not! in San Francisco
World's Most Expensive Dress Comes to Ripley's Believe It or Not! in San Francisco

2017-08-04

See Marilyn Monroe’s Iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” Dress Press Release – updated: Aug 3, 2017 13:09 PDT San Francisco, California, August 3, 2017 – For a limited time, you can see the iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress that Marilyn Monroe wore on May 19, 1962, when she famously sang to President John F. Kennedy for his 45th birthday at Madison Square Garden. The dress will be on display for a month-long engagement at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium located at 175 Jefferson St., Fisherman’s Wharf. On November 17, 2016, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! set a new Guinness World Record for the most expensive dress sold at auction when they acquired the dress from Julien’s Auctions for a staggering $4.8 million. Add in auction fees,...

Brynwood Partners VII L.P. Acquires Cold Spring Brewing Company, Inc.
Brynwood Partners VII L.P. Acquires Cold Spring Brewing Company, Inc.

2017-08-04

Located in Cold Spring, MN, Cold Spring is a leading beverage manufacturer that produces energy drinks, carbonated flavored waters and brews craft beers.  The company primarily manufactures products, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages and beer, for other companies’ proprietary brands and retailers’ private labels.  Cold Spring also brews beer under its own brand, Third Street Brewhouse, for distribution locally in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Founded in 1874 in Cold Spring, MN, the company is one of the oldest beverage manufacturing plants in the U.S.  Today, Cold Spring is a leading independent beverage manufacturer with over $60 million in net sales and employs approximately 350 people.  “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Cold Spring,” said Henk Hartong III, Chairman and CEO of Brynwood Partners.  “The well-run facilities and exciting growth plans for the company represent a great investment opportunity for Brynwood Partners.”  Mr. Hartong...

Eric Mark Wilner Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Eric Mark Wilner Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-08-04

    GEORGETOWN, MA, August 04, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Eric Mark Wilner a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Wilner celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Modern medical science has largely been advanced by the ability to see beneath the skin, and by radiologists like Dr. Wilner, who has dedicated 41 years to the discipline as a leader in his field. He was part of the 2009 Radiology delegation to South Africa as a citizen ambassador for People to People International,...

Myobuddy ambassador Dakota Rager wins 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games event
Myobuddy ambassador Dakota Rager wins 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games event

2017-08-04

Myobuddy Massager Pro Rager at the CrossFit Games Rager continues CrossFit rankings ascent, winning grueling Amanda .45 event in Madison It’s incredible to have Dakota on our team as a Myobuddy ambassador, all while witnessing the meteoric rise of someone competing as an individual in the CrossFit Games.” — Lillo Furca, Myobuddy CEO and founder MADISON, WISCONSIN, UNITED STATES, August 4, 2017 /

Sam Mayer — Legends Champion
Sam Mayer — Legends Champion

2017-08-03

Sam Mayer Wins the Legends Young Lions Bojangles Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway Press Release – updated: Aug 3, 2017 07:57 EDT CHARLOTTE, NC, August 3, 2017 – ​​​Sam Mayer has been racing since the age of four; at 10 years old, he had already won two national championships and hopes to follow in his father’s footsteps and race professionally in the future. This week proved to be yet another step in achieving that goal, as Sam won the Bojangles Summer Shootout championship in the Young Lions Division at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sam entered Tuesday’s night race with only a 15-point lead on the competition and had only one thing on his mind — drive the No. 22 Farbo Motorsports Legend car to victory lane and that is exactly what he did. Winning this championship, brought his total for the series to 5 wins in...

Extreme Energy Solutions Summer of 2017 Tour of Stores Now Under Way
Extreme Energy Solutions Summer of 2017 Tour of Stores Now Under Way

2017-08-02

Minneapolis, Minnesota August 02, 2017 — With over two thousand miles racked up on the odometer, the Extreme Energy Solutions Sales and Promotions Team have been over the road to and throughout the Mid-west, delivering the message of how important it is to support your local family owned business, while introducing new environmental and sustainable products that are “Made in the USA,” to be available to consumers via local partnered retailers. The Extreme Energy Solutions 2017 Summer Tour of Stores is well under way with Extreme Kleaner representatives making stops in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois before heading back to the East Coast. In total, stores in over five states will get a personal visit from the folks at Extreme Energy Solutions;...

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