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Benefit Golf Outing Raises $330,000 for Vitamin Angels

2017-05-12

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 12, 2017 — On May 8th, more than 200 golfers from 79 companies came together for the 8th Annual Vitamin Angels Benefit Golf Outing at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey. The event, cohosted by The Vitamin Shoppe® and Nature’s Value, Inc., raised $330,000 for Vitamin Angels, a 501(c)(3) charity that provides nutritional support to children and women at risk of malnutrition globally.  The funds raised this year brings the total raised during the 8-year course of the event to more than $2.8 million. At an average cost of $.25 to reach a child in need annually, the cumulative impact of funds raised over eight years will provide vitamins to over 11 million children. “We are so grateful for the ongoing support we receive from everyone involved with this event,” said Howard Schiffer, President and Founder of Vitamin Angels. “Every year,...

Construction begins on Allen's new 90,000-sq.-ft. Delta Hotels and Convention Center
Construction begins on Allen's new 90,000-sq.-ft. Delta Hotels and Convention Center

2017-05-12

ALLEN, Texas, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Construction has begun on the new Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen and Watters Creek Convention Center, in the southeast corner of U.S. 75 and Bethany Drive in Allen. The project is expected to take 18 months and will be the largest conference center along the U.S. 75 corridor between Dallas and Oklahoma. “This hotel and convention center will make Allen a true destination in the state of Texas and the nation,” said the city’s mayor, Stephen Terrell, at the groundbreaking celebration on Tuesday. “You have the shopping and dining at Watters Creek across the street, but there’s also many more options for shopping, dining and entertainment that are easily accessible throughout the city. This will allow people to have somewhere unique to come stay and enjoy Allen.”

Vintage Seltzer Announces New Limited-Edition Summer Flavors
Vintage Seltzer Announces New Limited-Edition Summer Flavors

2017-05-12

TAMPA, Fla., May 12, 2017 — Vintage® Seltzer today announced the release of two limited-edition flavors: Strawberry Watermelon and Raspberry Lemonade, which will launch Memorial Day Weekend in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. “Our fans wanted to see something new and innovative from us, but with more intense flavor,” said Jen Driscoll, brand manager of Vintage. “Vintage created the new flavors as the perfect, refreshing compliment to the warm summer months.” (PRNewsfoto/Vintage Seltzer)… Vintage conducted market tests with consumers comparing Vintage’s newest summer flavors against other brands’. Consumers chose Vintage’s Strawberry Watermelon and Raspberry Lemonade as their favorites. “The new flavors will be easy to find since...

Professional Physical Therapy and ProEx Physical Therapy Unite to…
Professional Physical Therapy and ProEx Physical Therapy Unite to…

2017-05-11

Together, our capabilities will continue to strengthen and extend the services offered by both Professional and ProEx, and enhance the experience we provide to both our patients and our employees. Uniondale, NY, Portsmouth, NH and Boston, MA May 11, 2017 — Professional Physical Therapy, a leading provider of physical and hand therapy and rehabilitation services throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, has now expanded into New England, adding 18 new clinics in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut. After nearly 20 years of growth and expansion in the Tri-State area, Professional Physical Therapy will be combining its expertise with ProEx Physical Therapy, a major player in New England, to become the Physical Therapy authority in the Northeast. Both practices...

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

2017-05-10

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 10, 2017 — Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI), an omni-channel, specialty retailer and manufacturer of nutritional products, today announced preliminary results for the three months ended April 1, 2017.  Total net sales in the first quarter were $316.9 million compared to $336.8 million in the same period of the prior year.  Reported fully diluted earnings per share in first quarter 2017 were $0.35, compared to fully diluted earnings per share of $0.59 in first quarter 2016.  Results in first quarter 2017 include a $0.7 million (pre-tax), or $0.02 per share, charge associated with the Nutri-Force turnaround, while first quarter 2016 results include approximately $2.5 million (pre-tax), or $0.08 per diluted share, of costs related to strategic initiatives.  Excluding these items in both periods, adjusted EPS was $0.37 and $0.67, in first quarter 2017 and first quarter 2016, respectively.  (Refer to Table 4 at the end of this press release.)  Commenting...

“Comerica Park Perks” Returns for Detroit Tigers' 2017 Season
“Comerica Park Perks” Returns for Detroit Tigers' 2017 Season

2017-05-09

DETROIT, May 9, 2017 — Comerica Bank and the Detroit Tigers are returning as partners in the “Comerica Park Perks” program, which provides special benefits such as a VIP gate entrance at Comerica Park, VIP pregame parties, ticket giveaways and discounts, and more for Comerica Bank customers. New this year are a Detroit Tigers Visa® Bonus Rewards Card, which rewards customers with one point for every dollar spent on eligible net purchases plus automatic bonus points each month, and a Detroit Tigers Visa® Platinum Card, which helps consumers save on interest and pay down their other credit card balances faster. Customers can apply for the cards at all Comerica banking centers; online at comerica.com/tigerscard; and at Comerica tables set up at Comerica Park during select Detroit Tigers games. Customers who show...

Global Drone Video Now Provides Commercial Drone Video Services…
Global Drone Video Now Provides Commercial Drone Video Services…

2017-05-08

Providing national and global drone video services including aerial video, surveying and mapping, infrared, event coverage and more. -Josh Bois, CEO Irvine, Ca May 08, 2017 — New drone surveying & mapping services! Our licensed drone video team strives to be your #1 drone company. As drone entrepreneurs we follow drone news and drone video laws to stay innovative and keep you covered. Whether for drone journalism or 4K drone real estate video we serve as an enterprise drone company & government drone company globally. Receive a drone video quote for your USA or global project: GlobalDroneVideo.com/contact...

Eli Manning Headlines Tackle Kids Cancer 'All Stars' Event
Eli Manning Headlines Tackle Kids Cancer 'All Stars' Event

2017-05-07

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 500 youth and community groups joined stars from the world of sports to celebrate raising more than $250,000 as part of “Eli’s Challenge,” a campaign led by the New York Giants quarterback. The campaign is part of the Tackle Kids Cancer Program, which raises money for critical research and programs at the Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center. Emcee and NBC4 New York Sports Anchor Bruce Beck, Giants Legend Shaun O’Hara, Knicks Legend John Starks and New York Red Bulls Goalie Luis Robles joined Manning in paying tribute to community groups that demonstrated extraordinary effort and creativity with their fundraising programs, which ranged from car washes to bake sales.

Victor Muro Inducted Into National Life Hall of Fame
Victor Muro Inducted Into National Life Hall of Fame

2017-05-05

Montpelier, Vermont May 05, 2017 — General Agent Victor Muro was inducted into the National Life Agent Hall of Fame. Muro, who is one of the General Agents of National Life Group’s agency that covers New York City, New Jersey, California and Florida, was presented with a special jacket symbolizing his inclusion in the exclusive group at the company’s annual President’s Club meeting in Naples, Florida. “Victor is just the 15th inductee into our Hall of Fame in the 168-year history of National Life,â€� said Pam Blalock, National Life’s Senior Vice President, Career Distribution. “We’re excited to honor him and formally recognize him for his contributions to our industry and our company.â€� The...

The Vitamin Shoppe Exclusive Retailer Of CrossFit Games Partner Paleoethics
The Vitamin Shoppe Exclusive Retailer Of CrossFit Games Partner Paleoethics

2017-05-04

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 4, 2017 – The Vitamin Shoppe® (NYSE: VSI), an omni channel specialty retailer and manufacturer of nutritional products is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive retail partner for Paleoethics, a new and innovative line of high-performance supplements designed to help customers meet their health and fitness goals. Since debuting in early 2016, Paleoethics has quickly gained interest around the world with its unique line of clean supplements made with only whole food ingredients, appealing to like-minded organizations such as CrossFit Inc., which named Paleoethics the official Sports Nutrition Sponsor of the CrossFit Gamesâ„¢.  As its name suggests, all Paleoethics products are paleo diet friendly and contain no added fillers, synthetics or preservatives...

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