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Shaw to Invest $184 Million in Andalusia, Ala. Fiber Manufacturing Facility

12 12 2017

These investments will ensure the long-term viability of this critical operation within Shaw’s portfolio of manufacturing facilities. Andalusia, AL December 12, 2017 Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has announced that it will invest $184 million in its Andalusia, Ala., manufacturing facility, which creates fiber used to manufacture carpet. “Shaw’s significant new investment in its Andalusia manufacturing facility is a welcome development that positions the plant for the future and demonstrates the company’s confidence in its large Alabama workforce,” Alabama Governor Kay Ivey says. “We look forward to working with Shaw to help its Covington County operation not only succeed but also thrive.” The project will include construction of new and expanded building assets, and installation of substantial amounts of new manufacturing equipment. “These investments will ensure the long-term viability of this critical operation within Shaw’s portfolio of manufacturing facilities....

Landsea Homes Purchases Highly Desirable Land for Townhome Development in Newport Beach

12 12 2017

Irvine, CA December 12, 2017 Landsea Homes, one of Southern California’s newest home building and development companies, is rapidly growing its portfolio of high-profile communities in the region with the recent purchase of 1.2 acres adjacent to Lido Marina Village, one of the the region’s most desirable lifestyle shopping and entertainment destinations. The upscale production home builder plans to develop Lido Villas, a luxury townhome project featuring 23, 3-story units overlooking the Lido Marina and Newport Bay. “We are very excited about the recent purchase for our luxury townhome community in Newport Beach. It is a great new addition to our California portfolio and extends our company’s commitment to offer high-quality homes in some of Southern California’s most highly desirable and livable locations,” said Greg Balen, President, Landsea Homes California. Lido Villas will offer five distinct floor plans estimated to range from 1,716 to 2,289 square feet. These new...

Smith Communications Group Re-Launches Online Magazine – Personal Assistant Magazine.com

12 12 2017

Smith Communications Group, a consulting, business development, and multimedia firm based out of Los Angeles, California is pleased to announce the re-launch of Personal Assistant Magazine.com. Los Angeles, CA, December 12, 2017 -- Personal Assistant Magazine.Com is a new online publication geared towards executive and personal assistants working in the entertainment, sports, religious, political, and professional industries. Features will include personal assistant interviews, career advice, wellness tips for busy assistants and networking opportunities. The Magazine was created to showcase the talented, hardworking and sometimes overlooked assistants who support celebrities, athletes, ministers, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, politicians, and other high profile executives.“The goal of Personal Assistant Magazine.com is to support, acknowledge and provide a resource for assistants,” explained Editor-in-Chief and owner of Smith Communications Group, Danielle D. Smith. “I’ve come across...

Puration With Greenbelt Resources Becomes Powerful Player in Global Market for CBD Extracted from Cannabis with California Legal Marijuana Bonus Opportunity

12 12 2017

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TEGNA Board Elects Melinda Witmer as New Director

12 12 2017

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Melinda Witmer, a former executive at Time Warner Cable (now Charter Spectrum), has been elected to the Board of Directors of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), effective immediately, the company announced today. “We are thrilled to have someone with Melinda’s expertise and perspective join TEGNA’s Board,” said Marge Magner, TEGNA chairman. “She knows the industry well and will enhance our deliberations as we work to anticipate industry trends, capitalize on market opportunities and grow our company.” “Melinda has deep industry knowledge about changing consumer trends, as well as the video ecosystem, and is a highly accomplished executive. She will be an invaluable asset to our Board,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA. Witmer joined Time Warner Cable (TWC) in 2001 and served in several executive roles including head of content, chief operating officer for Time Warner Cable Networks and executive vice president and chief...

Xfinity Mobile Phone Finder Helps Customers Find Their Lost Mobile Phone Using the X1 Voice Remote

12 12 2017

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast today announced the introduction of Phone Finder, a new feature that enables Xfinity Mobile customers to search for and locate their mobile phone in their home using the X1 voice remote. Click here for a video explainer on Phone Finder. “At one point or another, everyone has lost their mobile phone in their home,” said Amaya Capellan, Senior Director of Product Management and Customer Experience for Xfinity Mobile. “With Phone Finder we’ve made it easy to find it. There’s no set up required – you just ask Xfinity Mobile to find your phone using the X1 voice remote, and the phone rings. It’s simple and convenient – that’s what differentiates Xfinity Mobile, and we’ll continue to innovate and find ways to make our Xfinity services work better together.” To use Phone Finder, Xfinity Mobile customers simply say, “Xfinity Mobile, find my phone,” or if you have multiple lines, “Xfinity Mobile, find Sam’s phone.” This is...

Monster Energy's David Wise Wins Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Ski Halfpipe at Copper Mountain

12 12 2017

Monster Energy's David Wise Wins Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Ski Halfpipe at Copper Mountain For me it's a huge honor to be a part of pipe skiing right now. The level is so high. There are so many guys who can win contests from so many different places in the world - David Wise COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. December 12, 2017 Monster Energy congratulates David Wise (Reno, NV) on his victory in men’s Ski Halfpipe at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix taking him one step closer to defending his halfpipe skiing Olympic Gold from 2014. Teammate Devin Logan takes second in women’s Ski Halfpipe. The ride to PyeongChang for both Wise and Logan is that much closer to making their respective Olympic teams by landing podium spots at this event. The U.S. Grand Prix at Copper serves as the second 2018 Olympic qualifier. Up to three skiers who earn two top-three finishes in the five qualifiers will qualify for the PyeongChang Games. Wise, 27, nailed his first run making a statement to the nine other...

Reimagining the Community Center for the 21st Century: Habitat for Humanity Partners with QUADRA to Modernize Brooklyn Community Center

12 12 2017

NEW YORK December 12, 2017 Today Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC) and Quadra celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly outfitted Wyckoff Gardens Community Center in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. The fifty-five year-old center provides valuable services to their ethnically and generationally diverse community of preschoolers, young adults, and senior citizens. Habitat NYC and Quadra’s partnership will modernize the center’s space in order to accommodate the range of interests of their residents. Wyckoff Gardens Community Center also supplies hot meals daily and prides itself on their reading and nutritional education programs in addition to seasonal community celebrations and cultural events hosted onsite. Quadra’s interior spatial design experts led a comprehensive assessment of the facility after evaluating input from residents regarding current and forecasted space utilization. Next, Quadra’s team developed a bespoke design plan to revamp four rooms in...

Reed Exhibitions Announces Launch of Functional Fabric Fair powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS® - July 23-24, 2018, at Javits Center, NYC

12 12 2017

NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In partnership with PERFORMANCE DAYS®, the prominent functional fabrics fair produced by Design & Development GmbH Textile Consult (Germany), Reed Exhibitions announces the launch of the U.S. Functional Fabric Fair powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS®. The sourcing event for high performance functional fabrics and accessories will be staged during New York Market Week, July 23-24, and co-located with multiple fashion market events at the Javits Center. “Following the successful launch of a performance and sports textile sourcing program within the PGA Merchandise Show and through considerable industry research, a need for a U.S.-based functional fabric fair has become apparent,” said Steve McCullough of Reed Exhibitions. “The biannual PERFORMANCE DAYS® Functional Fabric Fair in Germany is the gold standard of the industry and we are especially pleased to organize the U.S. event in cooperation, maximizing their breadth of proven expertise to deliver...

Turner to Manage Expansion of Portland Timbers Stadium

12 12 2017

In terms of what fans and visitors will notice, we’re adding three levels on the stadium’s East side – a total of more than 80,000 square feet with more than 3,800 additional seats. PORTLAND, Ore. December 12, 2017 Turner is proud to partner once again with the Portland Timbers as they embark on the next phase of development at their stadium, Providence Park—a $44 million expansion to enhance the experience for fans and players alike with added seats, features, and amenities. “In terms of what fans and visitors will notice, we’re adding three levels on the stadium’s East side – a total of more than 80,000 square feet,” explained Brian Sabom, Turner Project Manager, noting that the expansion will include more than 3,800 additional seats and create standing room for just under 300 people. “We’re also adding restrooms and new concessions, and renovating the team store.” The project also adds a cantilevered roof structure that will cover the seating bowl on...

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