Tennessee Business

Fifth Third to Debut New Daytona International Speedway® Debit Card

11 01 2018

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Race fans will soon be able to show off their auto racing pride every time they open their wallet. As the Official Bank of Daytona International Speedway® and the DAYTONA 500®, Fifth Third Bank will soon offer fans the new Daytona International Speedway Debit Card. Fans are invited to come along for the ride and help select the best design for the debit card. They can race to 53.com/racing from Jan. 11-25 to view four unique designs and vote for their favorite. The winning card design will be announced prior to Speedweeks®, which runs Feb. 10-18. Fifth Third is once again proud to partner with Roush Fenway Racing as a primary sponsor of Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.’s No. 17 Ford Fusion this year. Stenhouse captured his first two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ wins while sporting the Fifth Third paint scheme during the 2017 season. His second win was the CokeZero 400® at Daytona International Speedway in July. Some of the debit card designs fans...

AHF to Commemorate MLK Holiday in California

11 01 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed on January 15 by participating in MLK parades and hosting free HIV awareness and testing events in more than a dozen U.S. cities across the country, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Baton Rouge, LA; Dayton and Cleveland, OH; Biloxi and Jackson, MS; Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC; New York, NY; Columbia and Holly Hill, SC; and Dallas and Ft. Worth, TX. In Los Angeles, AHF staff and volunteers will march alongside a mobile billboard featuring AHF’s recent social justice marketing campaigns—including its “AIDS Is A Civil Rights Issue” and #StandAgainstHate billboard images—during the annual Kingdom Day Parade that steps off at 10:00 a.m. at Western Ave. and MLK Blvd. For more information, please contact Patrick Stone at (619) 792-9866. WHAT:   AHF contingent...

Renasant Announces 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Webcast and Conference Call Information

11 01 2018

TUPELO, Miss., Jan. 11, 2018 -- Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ: RNST) (the "Company") will announce 2017 fourth quarter and year end results following the Market's closing on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The Company will hold executive management's quarterly webcast and conference call with analysts on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (9:00 AM Central Time). The webcast can be accessed through Renasant's investor relations website at www.renasant.com or https://services.choruscall.com/links/rnst180117.html. To access the conference via telephone, dial 1-877-513-1143 in the United States and request the Renasant Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Webcast and Conference Call. International participants should dial 1-412-902-4145 to access the conference call. The webcast will be archived on www.renasant.com beginning one hour after the call and will remain accessible for one year. Replays can also be accessed via telephone by dialing 1-877-344-7529...

AHF To Commemorate MLK Holiday at Parades and Through Free HIV Testing Events Across The Country

11 01 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed on January 15 by participating in MLK parades and hosting free HIV awareness and testing events in more than a dozen U.S. cities across the country, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Baton Rouge, LA; Dayton and Cleveland, OH; Biloxi and Jackson, MS; Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC; New York, NY; Columbia and Holly Hill, SC; and Dallas and Ft. Worth, TX. The full list of AHF’s MLK Day activities can be found at www.AHFParticipate.org AHF kicked off the new year by dedicating its 2018 Rose Parade float to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK. King was fatally shot at age 39 by escaped fugitive James Early Ray on a balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. AHF's 55-foot-long float recreated the "Stone of...

F.N.B. Corporation Hires Bryant Mitchell as Executive Vice President of Capital Markets and Specialty Finance

11 01 2018

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BOLDplanning Inc. to Offer Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) Software and Services via the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) Purchasing Contract

11 01 2018

Nashville, TN, January 11, 2018 -- BOLDplanning Inc., the leader in online solutions for Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) and preparedness training, announced today the offering of its software applications and services via the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) purchasing contract.The H-GAC is a regional organization serving 13 counties in the Houston-Galveston, Texas area. The Council’s mission is to cooperatively consider local government issues and solve regional problems. It also serves as a centralized agent for negotiating standardized agreements and prices with a host of vendors through its HGACBuy program. The program has been in operation for more than 30 years, and is available to local government entities both in Texas and nationwide.Fulton Wold, President of BOLDplanning said, “BOLDplanning is committed to providing world-class preparedness planning solutions and consulting. We are very excited to announce our availability...

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Upsizing and Pricing of Subordinated Notes Offering

11 01 2018

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga., Jan. 11, 2018 -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) (“United”), the holding company of United Community Bank, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of $100,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Fixed to Floating Rate Subordinated notes due January 30, 2028 (the “Notes”).  Due to market demand, United increased the aggregate amount of the Notes to $100.0 million from the previously announced amount of $85.0 million.  The Notes will initially bear interest at a rate of 4.500% per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears, with interest commencing on the issue date, to, but excluding, January 30, 2023, and, thereafter, payable quarterly in arrears at an annual floating rate equal to three-month LIBOR as determined for the applicable quarterly period, plus 2.120%. The Notes have been offered to the public at par. The offering is expected to close on or about January 18, 2018, subject to the satisfaction of customary...

OPTIUM CYBER SYSTEMS CEO - MICHAEL T. RUTHERFORD & ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER - MARK ANDERSON TO SPEAK AT UPCOMING HIMSS CONFERENCE

11 01 2018

THE WOODLANDS, TX., Jan. 11, 2018 -- Optium Cyber Systems, Inc. (the Company) (OTC PINK:OCSY) today announced that the Company’s CEO, Todd Rutherford, and Advisory Board Member, Mark Anderson, have been selected to speak at the upcoming annual Texas Regional Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Dallas.   The event will be held between April 25 – April 27, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Downton, Dallas and attended by representatives of the majority of healthcare organizations in Texas.“We are very pleased to have two of our team members selected to speak at the upcoming HIMSS conference in Dallas. This honor demonstrates that we are recognized by our peers as leaders in our field;” stated Georg Rutherford, President of Optium Cyber Systems, Inc.Michael T. Rutherford: Chief Executive Officer – Optium Cyber Systems, Inc.Michael Todd Rutherford is an Information Technology professional with over 25 years of experience with a specialized...

Shanda Group Increases Investment in Community Health Systems and Expresses Support for Company

11 01 2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. & MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On January 11, 2018, members of Shanda Group filed an amendment to Shanda’s Schedule 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose an increase in its investment in Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH). Shanda, together with its affiliates, is CYH’s largest shareholder and holds approximately 24.0% of the Company’s outstanding common stock. Robert Chiu, group president of Shanda Group, stated, “We have consistently maintained a good relationship with CYH and are supportive of the Company and its management team as they continue to execute on the Company’s strategic objectives.” Wayne T. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of the Company, stated, “We are pleased with Shanda’s continued support and welcome and value the input of Shanda and all of our stockholders.” About Community Health Systems, Inc. Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in...

MCG Health’s Dr. Monique Yohanan to Speak at CCMC New World Symposium on Solutions to Address the Opioid Epidemic

11 01 2018

This crisis has caused more than 165,000 overdose deaths from prescription opioids since 1999 SEATTLE, Wash. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. January 11, 2018 MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, announces Monique Yohanan, MD, MPH, will be a speaker at the Commission for Case Manager Certification’s New World Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 20, 2018 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. Dr. Yohanan will discuss how evidence-based care guidance can help address the national opioid addiction crisis. Dr. Yohanan brings an extensive background bridging the gap between psychiatry and internal medicine in her role as a State Government Relations Director and behavioral health expert at MCG Health. “This crisis has caused more than 165,000 overdose deaths from prescription opioids since 1999,” said Dr. Yohanan. “In addition, health and societal costs related to prescription opioid abuse have been...

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