LeBron James, Simone Biles, Chloe Kim among 9 U.S. Nominees for 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards

January 17, 2019

Some of the greatest names in U.S. and global sports have been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world’s media.Nine American athletes have been shortlisted for the most prestigious sports awards in the world, across a wide range of categories. Olympic and World Champion Simone Biles and Olympic Slalom Champion Mikaela Shiffrin will be among the favorites for the Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award, while LeBron James received his fourth individual Nomination for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year. 2018 NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors are shortlisted for the Laureus Team of the Year Award.Golfing legend Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn, arguably the greatest ever American women’s skier, are both nominated for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year. If Tiger wins, it will be his third Laureus Award after winning Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2000 and 2001.Following their great displays in...

Turf Feeding Systems Grows Green Sports Fields & Landscapes with Less Water & Cost

January 18, 2019

Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fertigation company, can grow healthygreen sports fields and landscapes that use 50% less water, fertilizer and chemicals and reduce maintenance costs significantly.   Fertigation can fertilize any sports field or landscape automatically with irrigation and reduce water, fertilizer and chemical use over 50%. Imagine making every drop of irrigation water going on a soccer field or landscape sweet with fertilizer. So all you do is irrigate and fertilize together like a hydroponic greenhouse grows cannabis fast and green Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas company, is a leader manufacturing high quality fertigation systems for golf, sports, landscapes and horticulture for over 30 years. Fertigation injects liquid fertilizer lightly into the irrigation water making every drop sweet with all the nutrients to grow grass green and fast like a greenhouse. Sports field and landscape managers irrigate and fertilizer...

Beat Nb Awards Beat Childhood Cancer Research Consortium with $1 Million to Fund Lifesaving Clinical Trials

January 17, 2019

TAMPA – Earlier this week Beat Nb, a nonprofit whose mission is to drive neuroblastoma research, presented Beat Childhood Cancer with a check for $1 million dollars to further the consortium’s research initiatives. Beat Childhood Cancer, comprised of 47 research centers and children’s hospitals and headquartered at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, offers an international network of childhood cancer clinical trials with a focus on studies evaluating therapies for neuroblastoma and other solid-mass pediatric cancers. Neuroblastoma is among the most common childhood tumors. The disease typically presents in children under five and is often not diagnosed until the primary tumor grows or spreads, leading to symptoms. As such the majority of neuroblastoma cases are aggressive (stage IV). Pat Lacey founded Beat Nb in response to his own experience fighting to save the life of his son Will, diagnosed with...

TITAN GAS AND POWER OFFERS FREE ELECTRICITY AND GAS SUPPLY TO THOSE AFFECTED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

January 17, 2019

Titan Gas and Power introduced its newest offer to Washington D.C. and Maryland residents.  Titan’s Shutdown Assistance Program aims to help provide a small amount of financial relief to those affected by the government shutdown. Customers participating in this program will see immediate relief in the form of a zero-cent rate for electricity and gas supply service.   For questions or to enroll in this program, Titan has set up a special hotline at 888-408-4826. “This is personal to us. Titan has employees in the D.C. area who are directly or indirectly affected by this shutdown. Not getting a paycheck is stressful. We wish we could do more, but if this program can help lower the stress of even a handful of people by reducing their electric and gas bills for the month, we’re thrilled to do it.” - Justin Snyder, SVP of Titan Gas and Power Titan’s Shutdown Assistance...

Why Investor Immigration is Desired Worldwide

January 17, 2019

For many, upon hearing the word ‘immigration,’ what comes to mind is often a phenomenon mired in controversy, one further fueled by populist politicians. With regards to investor immigration, such attitudes also frequently arise. This article hopes to clarify the less-debated topic of governments’ realistic views on investor immigration.Put simply, investor immigration is the immigration of persons who invest into the countries to which they travel. This is a considerable investment, usually starting at US$ 100,000-150,000, plus due diligence, processing, and professional fees. Able to afford such an investment, the typical immigrant-investor is an affluent individual who owns and runs their own business(es). S/he likely has high personal expenses and often has a family for whom they have built a life. Investor immigration is generally considered desirable by countries, governments, and businesses worldwide. The reasons for this center around a key principle of...

BioBlocks Awarded Innovation Grant to Expand the Leap-to-Lead™ Platform, its Transformative Drug Discovery Engine

January 17, 2019

BioBlocks has been awarded a research and innovation grant from the EU’s Horizon 2020 program for its Leap-to-Lead platform, which aims to transform the process of early-stage drug discovery. This program seeks to drive economic growth by providing funding to companies engaged in world-class science. The grant is one of the most competitive in this program, with a selection rate between 4 and 8 percent. Only the most innovative projects with high market potential are selected. BioBlocks is a pioneering medicinal chemistry research organization focused on drug discovery from initial lead discovery to development candidates. The company has a highly educated, international team with over 100 years of combined medicinal chemistry experience. BioBlocks has locations in San Diego, CA, and Budapest, HU. The BioBlocks Leap-to-Lead™ platform radically improves the generation and optimization of drug candidate molecules or "leads.” This approach is a cost-effective...

Hempitecture LLC now Hempitecture Inc.

January 16, 2019

, a company focused on hemp derived biocomposite building technologies announced today its’ new company structure, Hempitecture Inc., a for-profit Delaware Public Benefit Corporation. Coinciding with the newly legalized status of industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity as authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill, Hempitecture is expecting explosive growth within the biocomposite green building sector and is poised to meet the demands of projects across the United States. “Our building material offering has innumerable advantages over conventional construction methods that typically result in underperforming, unhealthy habitats,” said Matthew Mead, CEO and founder of Hempitecture Inc. “With the growth of the hemp industry as a whole, we felt that it was important to distinguish that our business is triple bottom line - our mission benefits people & planet with Carbon Dioxide capture as an inherent element of our material process....

Frantz EyeCare Opens New Location and Welcomes Optometrist

January 17, 2019

Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, medical director at Frantz EyeCare is pleased to announce the addition of a new location and a new Optometrist to serve their growing patient base in Southwest Florida. Optometrist MaryLou Kircher-Carbone is a primary eye care provider who specializes in examination and diagnosis of eye diseases, vision conditions, testing for eyeglasses and contact lenses, and provides pre and post-operative care of surgery patients. She received her Doctorate of Optometry and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Houston. She is a member of the American Optometric Society, the Florida Optometric Society and the Southwest Florida Optometric Association. Dr. Kircher-Carbone will be seeing patients at Frantz EyeCare’s new location at 7075 Radio Road in South Naples. The hours for the new clinic are as follows:Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday...

The Spaulding Group announces launch of new client-only “Insider’s” website.

January 17, 2019

(TSG) announced today the launch of its new client only “Insider’s” website. This one-of-a-kind proprietary resource is filled with tools, templates, checklists, videos, and educational materials. It is strategically designed to make achieving and maintaining compliance with the as easy as possible for Spaulding Group clients.“Our number one focus at The Spaulding Group is our clients. As the fastest growing GIPS verification firm in the world, we constantly look for ways to better support our clients,” said Christopher D. Spaulding, Executive Vice President, and Global Head of Strategy and Business Development for the firm. “Whether our clients are just starting down the path to compliance, or are long-term GIPS compliant firms, this website will serve as a one-stop shop for many of their GIPS compliance needs.”The Standards are complex, and TSG has designed this website to provide clients with easily digestible and actionable information, insights,...

EnerVision Portable Power Stations: Please contact CEO CK Kim for more information

January 17, 2019

EnerVision Battery Inc., a Li-ion Battery Portable Power Stations company, located in NC, has been under development for the past two years and will finally launch their two products, EV200 & EV450 at the end of January 2019. They showcased their products during CES 2019 in Las Vegas with much enthusiasm from the market especially for various outdoor activities and emergency power sources to cope with power outages. EnerVision will launch the products with Arrow Certification on Indiegogo and the products are ready for mass production immediately now. EnerVision based their company off of 3 principles: Safety, Efficiency, and Scalability. They call it their SES Model. With the SES Model, EnerVision will be able to achieve a safer environment for their users and the earth, all the while providing the best Portable Power Stations to the market.

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