Tennessee Tech & Science
Viatek launches Echelon™, where fitness and technology unite to at a price you can afford.
16 02 2018
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2018 -- Viatek Consumer Products Group, known for their innovative design and unique products, has launched Echelon™ bikes with live classes via your phone or tablet.
The Echelon™ Experience, merges total fitness and technology to create a virtual community where the catch phrase "never ride alone," is as real as downloading the Echelon™ Fit App and hoping aboard one of their two well-engineered cycles. Available on both Google Play and the Apple App store, Echelon™ Fit allows the rider choices from hundreds of on demand & live classes, scenic rides, yoga, strength training, warm-ups, and more.
The first member of the Echelon™ family, the Flex Bike, launched exclusively on QVC earlier this year with huge success. Great for any fitness level, and at a cost of around $229.99, the Flex bike is not only affordable, but comfortable with a large recumbent seat, designed to be light weight, and folds for portability.
The second member of the...
Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas System Announce New Name for 10-Hospital System
16 02 2018
TYLER, Texas, Feb. 16, 2018 -- Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) today announced the newly formed 10-hospital health system created by the purchase of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC) will be named UT Health East Texas. The sale is projected to close March 1.
Speaking on behalf of The University of Texas System Board of Regents, Chairman Sara Martinez Tucker congratulated all who had been involved in bringing together the clinical expertise of UT Health Northeast and the operational skill of Ardent Health Services in the formation of UT Health East Texas. "This accomplishment is a perfect example of what happens when we all work together to meet the needs of the citizens of Texas. President Calhoun and his leadership team, along with The University of Texas System team that provided strong support, should be very proud of this transformative advancement in healthcare for East Texas,"...
La-Z-Boy to Invest in New Tazewell, TN Manufacturing Campus
16 02 2018
MONROE, Mich., Feb. 16, 2018 -- La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB) today announced it plans to invest approximately $10 million in its England Inc. upholstery manufacturing campus, located in New Tazewell, Tennessee. The 1.1 million square-foot New Tazewell complex, which began operations in 1964 and was acquired by La-Z-Boy Incorporated in 1995, employs approximately 1,400 people, manufactures a full line of upholstered stationary and motion furniture with the unparalleled industry distinction of delivering custom furniture in 21 days or less, and operates a premier transportation fleet integral to its unique delivery system. The scope of the investment includes two projects: an 87,000 square-foot expansion to the existing 400,000 square-foot upholstery manufacturing plant; and the construction of a new 22,500 square-foot corporate office building to replace one destroyed in a fire in May of 2017. Construction of both projects will begin immediately, with expectations for...
Leading Behavioral Economists and Geopolitical Experts Among Featured Speakers at Investments & Wealth Institute’s 2018 Annual Conference Experience
15 02 2018
General sessions, super sessions and workshops offer ACE attendees a variety of learning options based on tracks that align with participants interest.
DENVER February 15, 2018
More than 1,500 financial service professionals will gather to learn the latest on investment and wealth management from more than 40 of the industry’s foremost thought leaders at the Investments & Wealth Institute’s® (formerly IMCA) 2018 Annual Conference Experience (ACE–Nashville), May 6–May 9, at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
General session speakers will feature internationally-known experts, including:
Dan Ariely, Ph.D., the James B. Duke professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University and Wall Street Journal columnist, on the psychology of money for investment and wealth managers
Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., internationally known psychologist and science journalist for the New York Times, on using emotional intelligence...
The Krystal® Foundation Shows How Much It Cares To the Tune Of $10,644.56
15 02 2018
ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2018 -- As cuts to education continue to take their toll on schools, The Krystal® Company's Squaring is Caring campaign and The Krystal Foundation are remaining steadfast to the mission of supporting STEAM and other enrichment programs by awarding nine additional grants totaling more than $10,000. This recent round of grant awards is the third installment for the Foundation, which was initiated to strengthen, enhance and enrich the neighborhood schools and families throughout the states in which Krystal has a presence. To date, The Krystal Foundation has donated more than $53,000 after its first year of awarding grants.
"It is exciting to see the types of programs that these students want to pursue. From robotics to sustainable gardens to coding, The Krystal Foundation is encouraging children to be future scientists and change makers," said Angela Johnson, a Krystal Foundation board member and Director of Marketing Communications for The Krystal Company....
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