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Outdoor Adventures Selects Resortbridge Systems Reservation and Accommodation Management Software for its RV Resorts and Campgrounds in Michigan and Ohio

13 12 2017

Resortbridge Systems Logo The functionality of Resortbridge’s reservation system was an ideal match for our needs TEXARKANA, Texas December 13, 2017 Resortbridge Systems, a leading provider of reservation and accommodation management systems, developed on the Salesforce.com platform, and Outdoor Adventures Inc. (OAI), are pleased to announce an agreement to implement Resortbridge Systems Reservation and Accommodation Management System at OAI’s nine membership resorts in Michigan and Ohio. OAI owns and operates Michigan’s largest network of premier outdoor resorts. Resortbridge’s Reservation and Accommodation Management system is built on Salesforce.com’s “Software as a Service” (SaaS) platform and is part of Resortbridge’s suite of software designed to provide end-to-end management of sales, marketing, reservation and accommodation management for private membership and vacation resorts. The Salesforce.com based software suite includes lead management, marketing...

Smart AutomatIon Tactics: Shweiki Media Printing Company Presents a New Webinar Featuring Strategies for More Efficient and Effective Marketing

13 12 2017

Shweiki Media presents a new webinar on smart automated marketing tactics Technology is being increasingly implemented to make people's lives easier and more efficient - in work and play - and over the past couple of years, automated marketing has become a popular tool for many marketing teams. Past News Releases RSS AUSTIN, Texas December 13, 2017 Technology is being increasingly implemented to make people's lives easier and more efficient - in work and play - and over the past couple of years, automated marketing has become a popular tool for many marketing teams. In Shweiki Media's newest marketing webinar, Matt Heinz - repeat winner of the Top 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management and Top 50 Sales & Marketing Influencers - explains why automation should be embraced by sales and marketing teams and how utilizing it can help businesses thrive. In the webinar, Heinz covers the following topics: Why automation is a great tool How automation...

Church's(R) and Texas Chicken(R) Brands Announce Several Developmental New Hires

13 12 2017

Atlanta, GA December 13, 2017 - Church’s Chicken®, one of the largest fried chicken chains in the world, is furthering its commitment to igniting growth and developing winning teams with its latest announcements of organizational changes to its development team.Russ Sumrall has taken on the position of Director of International Business Development for Church’s® and Texas Chicken® brands with nearly 40 years of experience in various leadership roles in the restaurant industry and expertise in international franchising and restaurant development. He is now responsible for the international growth of both brands. Prior to joining Church’s®, Sumrall served as the Chief Operations and Development Officer for the Kudu Company for Food and Catering based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Vice President of International Supply Chain Management, QA and Product Commercialization for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.Mitch Langston took on the role of Director of International Marketing at Church’s®...

Celebrate St. Patty's Day At Local Street Arts Festival

13 12 2017

    FORT WORTH, TX, December 13, 2017 -- A truly unique event is being held at a truly unique location, and the public is invited!Celebrate St. Patty's Day at an arts festival dedicated to street/graffiti art held at the only business park in Fort Worth made entirely from shipping containers, Box Office Warehouse Suites, the newest creation by Ron Sturgeon, local entrepreneur and commercial real estate guru.The "Wearing of the Green" will be in full effect at this slightly quirky event. Not only because it's a day people wear green, but because Box Office Warehouse Suites is contributing to "going green" with eco-friendly office space and electric car charging stations on site. There will be live music, a local DJ, a costume contest for animals, food trucks, an art walk, local art and crafts vendors; all sponsored by some of the biggest names in the Fort Worth business community. Proceeds from this event are going to SPCA of Texas."We want to accomplish a couple...

Sam F. Hamra Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

13 12 2017

    SPRINGFIELD, MO, December 13, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Sam F. Hamra a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Hamra celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Mr. Hamra is an attorney and is the Founder & Chairman of Hamra Enterprises, which owns and operates 154 restaurants (Wendy's, Panera Bread and Noodles & Company) in Missouri, Chicago and Boston, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel (Lewisville, Texas), co-owner of the Comfort Inn Hotel (Springfield,...

The Premiere Trash Can Cleaning Service, Clean Carts, Opens in the Austin Area

13 12 2017

Clean Carts is a new trash can cleaning service set to start serving homes and businesses in the Austin/Dripping Springs area. Austin, TX, December 13, 2017 -- This unique business offers services to clean, sanitize, and deodorize your garbage bins with an eco-friendly process.With a variety of available options, Austin and Dripping Springs residents can choose to have their bins cleaned up to four times a month for an affordable rate.The company uses a specialized truck with a self-contained system to clean your bins. The 190 degree heated water and 3500 psi pressure washers are designed to leave your garbage cans sparkling clean.“I was tired of being able to smell the garbage bins in our garage,” says owner Eric Viele. “We set out to find a way to offer a cost effective service that would not only clean up those bins, but get rid of the flies and other bugs that plague them.”Clean Carts was founded by long-time Texas residents Eric Viele, Todd Weathers, and Scott Wehmeyer.Clean...

USHEALTH Advisors, LLC (“USHEALTH”) Completes its Second Annual “Month of H.O.P.E.”

13 12 2017

2017 Month of HOPE Our Month of HOPE serves to remind each of us that we are not alone. Past News Releases RSS GRAPEVINE, Texas December 13, 2017 “Our Month of HOPE…serves to remind each of us that we are not alone.” With those words at the Company’s 2017 Leaders Meeting, Troy McQuagge, USHEALTH’s President and CEO, challenged over 500 Sales Leaders and Employees in attendance to make November 2017 the company’s second annual Month of HOPE by finding ways to give back, in their local communities. In turn, those in attendance went back home to find ways to make a difference…and in the process…live USHEALTH’s mission of Helping Other People Everyday (“HOPE”). “The number of charitable events and service projects our people were involved in across America is incredible,” said Bill Shelton, USHEALTH’s Senior VP of Marketing. “USHEALTH agents and employees participated in everything from landscaping projects, building homes; feeding the hungry, clothing...

AirTies Expands North American Presence with R&D Center in Austin

13 12 2017

ISTANBUL and AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017 -- AirTies, the most widely deployed provider of managed Wi-Fi Mesh solutions to global service providers, announced today has opened a new R&D center in Austin, Texas, including a new test home that replicates real-world usage of in-home Wi-Fi to support customers in North America. Unlike traditional Wi-Fi, which relies on a single Wi-Fi Access Point (AP) on a home gateway/router, AirTies' Managed Mesh Solution uses multiple Mesh Extenders to create an intelligent Mesh Wi-Fi network throughout consumers' homes to deliver fast and consistent, whole-home Internet coverage. With operations around the globe, AirTies provides premium in-home Wi-Fi solutions to leading international service providers, such as Atlantic Broadband, Frontier, Midco, Orange, Singtel, Sky (SKY Q in the UK; Germany; Italy; and New Zealand), Swisscom, Vodafone, and many others.  AirTies noted that it has signed undisclosed contracts with additional...

Capital Southwest Corporation Prices an Increased Public Offering of $50,000,000 - 5.95% Notes due 2022

13 12 2017

DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) (“Capital Southwest”) announced today that it has priced a registered public offering of $50,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 5.95% notes due 2022 (the “Notes”), which will result in net proceeds to Capital Southwest of approximately $48,500,000 (or approximately $55,775,000 if the underwriters fully exercise their option to purchase additional Notes) based on the purchase price paid by the underwriters of 97% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes, before deducting estimated offering expenses payable by Capital Southwest. This is an increase of $15,000,000 from the offering size previously announced.The Notes will mature on December 15, 2022 and may be redeemed in whole or in part at any time, or from time to time, at Capital Southwest’s option on or after December 15, 2019 upon not less than 30 days nor more than 60 days written notice by mail prior to the date fixed for redemption...

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Plan to Acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. in Texas

13 12 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa and LUBBOCK, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ:HTLF) and Lubbock, TX-based First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. (“FBLB”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which FBLB and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstBank & Trust, will be acquired by Heartland.  This is the second merger announcement for Heartland within the last 30 days as it prepares to pass $10 billion in assets.Based on Heartland’s closing common stock price of $50.15 per share on December 11, 2017, the stock and cash transaction is valued at approximately $185.6 million (including the cash consideration to be paid to holders of FBLB’s stock appreciation rights).  The actual transaction value will change due to fluctuations in the price of Heartland common stock and is subject to certain adjustments. FirstBank & Trust is a commercial and retail bank, headquartered...

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