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Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest
Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest

2017-04-04

Outdoor Access Initiative Assists in Rehabbing Public Lands and OHV Areas Impacted by 2016 Wildfires CYPRESS, CA– – April 04, 2017) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees returned to the San Bernardino National Forest this past weekend to volunteer their time in support of projects aiding the fire-damaged OHV trails within the Trestles / Baldy Mesa OHV staging area. Working with members of the Southern California Mountains Foundation (SCMF) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the effort continued a nearly ten-year tradition of Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative volunteer projects in one of the nation’s most frequently visited forests. The popular Trestles / Baldy Mesa...

Meijer Fleet Driver's Career Spans More Than 5 Million Miles in 45 Years
Meijer Fleet Driver's Career Spans More Than 5 Million Miles in 45 Years

2017-04-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 4, 2017 — When Paul Strodtbeck became a Meijer fleet driver in 1972, he joined a team of 34 drivers who made daily deliveries to the retailer’s 24 stores in Michigan. Gas cost 36 cents per gallon, and Strodtbeck drank “two gallons too much of coffee” while listening to “twangy” country music. Much has changed in the past 45 years, but one thing has remained constant: The Walker resident never imagined he’d drive more than 5 million miles, primarily hauling meat and produce daily from Grand Rapids to Lansing to Petoskey and back. “He leads by always putting the customer first and making safety his top priority,” said Tom McCall, Meijer Logistics Vice President. “We couldn’t ask for more from a team member over the years than what Paul has done for all of us.” The driving milestone – combined with his exemplary safety record, work ethic and friendly demeanor with customers and other team members – earned Strodtbeck...

“Hits for Homes” returns to Miller Park this baseball season
“Hits for Homes” returns to Miller Park this baseball season

2017-04-04

MILWAUKEE, April 4, 2017 — For the third consecutive year, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation teamed-up to launch “Hits for Homes” at Miller Park on Opening Day. This charitable program benefits Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI), a nonprofit organization that provides support to low- to moderate-income homeowners in the Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties. For every hit recorded by the Brewers during 2017 home games, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation will donate $150 to HRI, up to a combined $100,000. Each hit and corresponding donation will be tallied on the Associated Bank LED board, located above the Check Deck in the outfield, throughout the baseball season. Donations are tallied...

PCI DSS Validation Secured by OneNeck IT Solutions for Colocation Services
PCI DSS Validation Secured by OneNeck IT Solutions for Colocation Services

2017-04-04

“For our customers, this validation provides additional assurance that we have the security controls in place to protect their data. Demonstrating we are PCI DSS compliant and audit-ready, especially with our diverse geographic data center locations …. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. April 04, 2017 — OneNeck® IT Solutions announced today the company has completed validation of their colocation services by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). OneNeck completed the PCI DSS version 3.2 “Level 1” service provider validation. According to the PCI Security Standards Council, any merchant who outsources the transmission,...

Energy Impact Partners launches credit group to support energy-focused growth companies
Energy Impact Partners launches credit group to support energy-focused growth companies

2017-04-04

NEW YORK, NY– – Apr 4, 2017) – Energy Impact Partners (EIP) today announced that it has established a credit group to support U.S.-based small and middle-market businesses, with a specific focus on energy impact-related investments. The group will primarily offer debt financing solutions, such as first and second lien secured term loans and unsecured debt — leveraging EIP’s existing infrastructure, expertise in equity investing, and utility partner network to broaden the firm’s financial solution offerings. In conjunction with this news, EIP announced the hiring of Harry Giovani as a Managing Partner, and Greg Richards, CFA, as Managing Director, responsible for overseeing the credit group. The two will focus on deal sourcing and execution, as well as portfolio monitoring and operations. Harry Giovani has more than...

Generation Next Franchise Brands Announces Franchise Bookings of $6,200,000 for Q3, Fiscal 2017
Generation Next Franchise Brands Announces Franchise Bookings of $6,200,000 for Q3, Fiscal 2017

2017-04-04

Franchisor Reports Increase of 121% in Bookings Compared to $2.8M During the Same Period in the Prior Fiscal Year SAN DIEGO, CA– – Apr 4, 2017) – Generation NEXT Franchise Brands (OTCQB: VEND) reports franchise bookings for its third fiscal quarter ending March 31st, 2017. The franchisor, whose Reis & Irvy’s frozen yogurt robots launched in April of 2016, followed up a strong second quarter of bookings, aggregating $5.5 million, showing additional growth throughout fiscal quarter three and continued expansion across their network with the addition of 34 new franchises appointed. As franchising growth continues the company also focused attention throughout the third quarter on the research and procurement of high-traffic...

NFL Running Back Benny Cunningham Carries the Ball for Old School Labs™ as Brand Ambassador
NFL Running Back Benny Cunningham Carries the Ball for Old School Labs™ as Brand Ambassador

2017-04-04

Apart from his being a terrific football player, Benny is also in great shape and loves working out. It also doesn’t hurt that he’s an incredibly nice guy Los Angeles, California April 04, 2017 — Sports supplement maker Old School Labs™ has announced that running back Benny Cunningham is the latest athlete to join its elite team of brand ambassadors. Cunningham, who recently moved from the L. A. Rams to the Chicago Bears, is the first NFL player to serve as a spokesperson for the renowned Southern California company. “Needless to say, we’re delighted to have Benny as part of our lineup,” says Old School Labs founder and CEO Tarek Sidani. “Apart from his being a terrific football player,...

Jim Loffler, Loffler Companies Founder and CEO, Named a Top American…
Jim Loffler, Loffler Companies Founder and CEO, Named a Top American…

2017-04-04

Our team of the best and the brightest works hard every day to design and implement the innovative services we offer, and to extend the excellent, unparalleled client service and support we are pleased to deliver to our clients. Minneapolis, MN April 04, 2017 — Jim Loffler, founder and CEO of Loffler Companies, has been recognized by the Cannata Report as one of the top 35 American Dealer Icons in celebration of their 35th anniversary as the leading media resource for the business technology, imaging and workflow solutions industry. “I am so pleased and humbled to receive this honor,” Loffler said. “Our team of the best and the brightest works hard every day to design and implement the innovative services we offer, and to extend the excellent, unparalleled...

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