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The Chattahoochee Star Local News Website Offers Chattanooga Breaking News
The Chattahoochee Star Local News Website Offers Chattanooga Breaking News

2017-07-29

CHATTANOOGA, TN – 07/29/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The Chattahoochee Star, sometimes referred to as ChattanoogaBreakingNews.com or just Chattanooga Breaking News, is a local news website offering national and local news in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Chattanooga Breaking News syndicates news release directly from Perpetual Wire, the world’s leading digital provider of news-related content; and offers the ability for residents to send in local news in their neighborhood and community. Chattanooga...

You Go Girls! 2017 “Bettie Page” Wild Golf Invitation
You Go Girls! 2017 “Bettie Page” Wild Golf Invitation

2017-06-17

Stellar Scholars is hosting a Wild Golf Invitation designed as a charity event to raise funds for local women battling breast cancer. Detroit, MI, June 17, 2017– As the inaugural event of The Asher Group’s (TAG) Wilderness Xtreme Sports series, the first Bettie Page Wild Golf Invitation will be played in the daytime at the athletic complex on the campus of Wayne State University (Date to be determined). Local coverage will be provided as kick-off to the prime-time television coverage of Night of Wild Golf 2017 at Wayne State. The date of that event is to be announced imminently after its original-date postponement to marshall resources to cover the one-of-a-kind contest featuring the popular hybrid sport that has golfers competing head-to-head in an all-out sprint to the hole. Along the way, football-like blocks and hockey-type checks impede the helmeted rivals’ race to beat the clock on the three “kicker” rounds. A...

Sport Testing Combine for Young Athletes, Giving Them Same Drills as the Pros, Highlights Full Slate of Music, Activities, Food, Beverages & Shopping in Fan Festival at 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship
Sport Testing Combine for Young Athletes, Giving Them Same Drills as the Pros, Highlights Full Slate of Music, Activities, Food, Beverages & Shopping in Fan Festival at 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

2017-05-31

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 31, 2017 – Young athletes will have the chance to emulate professional athletes in the Sports Testing Combine at the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, as part of the Fan Festival at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia this weekend. Sports Testing uses a combination of testing hardware, monitoring software and applications to assess both general athleticism and sport-specific skills. The tests clearly identify strengths and weaknesses so athletes and coaches can adjust training and competition schedules accordingly using unbiased data. This seamless process enables athletes to view and compare their scores...

District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA
District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA

2017-05-15

LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 — This evening, The Miss Universe Organization crowned Miss District of Columbia USA Kára McCullough Miss USA at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The special programming event aired live on FOX, and featured women who continue to break pageant stereotypes, including a top 5 whose professions include a scientist, a financial literacy advocate, a professional dancer, a pediatric nurse, and a marketing student who emigrated from India. Kára is the second consecutive contestant from District of Columbia to win the competition following Deshauna Barber’s victory in 2016. As the first active military member to hold the Miss USA title, Deshauna was most recently promoted to Captain in the United States Army Reserve. She plans to continue her work in the Army Reserve and pursue a career as a motivational speaker. This marks the first time since 1989 a delegate won the title back-to-back. Born in Naples, Italy to a now-retired...

Taco Mac Brings More Brews And Wings To The Sunny South: New Location Opening In McDonough, Georgia May 15
Taco Mac Brings More Brews And Wings To The Sunny South: New Location Opening In McDonough, Georgia May 15

2017-05-11

ATLANTA, May 11, 2017 — Known for providing award-winning wings, the most craft on draft and the best sports-watching environment, Taco Mac is now bringing a new freestanding restaurant to the South Point Shopping Center in McDonough, Georgia, on May 15. The McDonough location is a brand new prototype and is the first new Taco Mac location to open in two years. “We are very excited to bring Taco Mac’s seamless blend of family-friendly dining and favorite neighborhood sports bar with 120 taps and 72 HDTVs to McDonough,” says CEO Greg Lippert. “We’ve listened to our guests and are now offering more food, beverage and event options than ever before. We’re excited to launch our new, state-of-the-art restaurant prototype that showcases Taco Mac as a leader in craft on draft and the best...

SummerFest themed events heat up the season at Gaylord Hotels
SummerFest themed events heat up the season at Gaylord Hotels

2017-05-11

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 11, 2017 — Summer is an ideal season to dive into the endless entertainment found at Gaylord Hotels as each of the expansive destination resorts welcomes the entire family to experience SummerFest. With acres of luxurious indoor gardens, incredible dining options, pool parties and other entertaining amenities, the four destinations offer uniquely-themed family festivities presented by Pepsi®, beginning Memorial Day weekend. “Music of America” at Gaylord National Resort – National Harbor, MarylandWeekends from May 26 to September 4, 2017Gaylord National Resort’s incredible 19-story glass atrium will fill with the sound of American music as SummerFest delivers a special concert series throughout the resort’s venues. Highlights include “Summer Soiree: A Night of Jazz” at Old Hickory Steakhouse; “Sips and Sounds” with a range of musical styles at Belvedere Lobby Bar; and “Burgers, Brews and Country Tunes”...

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Inducts Seven Leading Entertainers, Athletes and Professionals into 27th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Inducts Seven Leading Entertainers, Athletes and Professionals into 27th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame

2017-05-10

DALLAS, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Boys & Girls Clubs of America will induct seven new Club alumni into their Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony tonight in Dallas, Texas. For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs around the country have provided kids and teens of all backgrounds, the opportunity to achieve great futures. To celebrate the accomplishments of former Boys & Girls Club members, the organization annually recognizes distinguished alumni, including these seven inductees who have excelled to the top of their respective fields. The ceremony will be hosted by Emmy-award winning actor and Club alum Courtney B. Vance, and will honor alumni who have gone on from their Boys & Girls Club to make major contributions in their professions, from sports to entertainment to medicine and more. Each of these leaders has followed a unique path, yet they all share a similar beginning – with the life-changing programs, caring staff and the fun, safe environment of...

Going-Out-Of-Business Sales Under Way At All Gander Mountain Stores
Going-Out-Of-Business Sales Under Way At All Gander Mountain Stores

2017-05-05

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 5, 2017 –  Inventory liquidation sales are now under way at all Gander Mountain store locations – offering shoppers deep discounts on top brand-name outdoor gear. The nationwide sale is being conducted by a joint venture consortium consisting of Tiger Capital Group, Great American Group, Gordon Brothers and Hilco Merchant Resources.  Gander Mountain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 10. The consortium prevailed in its April 28th bid to become the liquidating agent for the Gander Mountain inventory. The joint venture consortium will immediately commence...

Monster Digital Announces Distribution Agreement with Ingram Entertainment
Monster Digital Announces Distribution Agreement with Ingram Entertainment

2017-04-12

SIMI VALLEY, CA– – Apr 12, 2017) – Monster Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSDI), (“Monster Digital” or “the Company”), which develops, markets and distributes Monster Digital® branded products for use in high-performance consumer electronics, mobile products and computing applications, today announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Entertainment Inc. (“Ingram Entertainment”). Ingram Entertainment is a leading distributor of home entertainment products, including DVD and Blu-ray software, video game hardware, software and accessories, audiobooks, licensed products, and mobile accessories. As part of the agreement with Monster Digital, Ingram Entertainment will offer Monster Digital’s entire line of action cameras, virtual reality (VR) cameras and...

Scientific Games Acquires Bingo Showdown Creator Spicerack Media
Scientific Games Acquires Bingo Showdown Creator Spicerack Media

2017-04-11

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2017 — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced it completed the acquisition of privately held mobile and social game company Spicerack Media, Inc. (“Spicerack”). The addition of Spicerack, creator of the Bingo Showdown social bingo game app, complements Scientific Games’ impressive stable of social casino games and mobile offerings. The acquisition will be immediately accretive to earnings and cash flow. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Barry Cottle, Chief Executive, SG Interactive, said, “We are excited by the addition of Spicerack’s talented team and complementary nature of their successful bingo game offering to our expanding portfolio of rapidly...

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