Tennessee Business

CaptionCall, LLC Recognizes Outstanding Audiology Students
CaptionCall, LLC Recognizes Outstanding Audiology Students

2017-04-06

SALT LAKE CITY, UT– – Apr 6, 2017) – CaptionCall, LLC, the leading provider of captioned telephone service, is pleased to announce that five outstanding audiology students have been chosen this year as recipients of the CaptionCall scholarship. Each student will receive $3,000. This is the first year CaptionCall has awarded its scholarship, which is offered to up to five postsecondary undergraduates planning to pursue graduate study in audiology or to current graduate-level students studying audiology. More than 80 students applied for the scholarship this year. “We created the CaptionCall scholarship as a way to support the field of audiology,” says Bruce Peterson, CaptionCall vice president of marketing. “We know that audiologists fill a critical role in helping individuals with hearing loss make choices to stay connected and to enjoy a high quality...

TaKaDu Signs First US Contract with Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB), Tennessee, USA
TaKaDu Signs First US Contract with Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB), Tennessee, USA

2017-04-06

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee and YEHUD, Israel, April 6, 2017 — TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions for the water industry, announced today that Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) has signed a contract with TaKaDu, following a public tender, as part of its concerted efforts to improve customer service and reduce non-revenue water (NRW). The project is being managed by Matchpoint, one of TaKaDu’s distributors in the North American region. KUB provides electric, gas, water, and wastewater services to Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties in the East Tennessee Valley. KUB invests heavily in enhancing its infrastructure. In its water distribution system, for example, it has created District Metered Areas (DMAs) to partition the network, added many sensors and meters for flow and pressure monitoring, and replaced other assets. The next natural step was to decide how to transform data on the water system into operational...

Krystal® Springs into Savings with Ice Cold Treats
Krystal® Springs into Savings with Ice Cold Treats

2017-04-06

ATLANTA, April 6, 2017 — The Krystal Company, the brand famous for its iconic square hamburgers, is getting even “cooler” with a hot deal on its new line of Slushies and Frosts. Monday, April 10 through Sunday, April 16, participating Krystal® locations will offer 99-cent Slushies and Caramel Mocha Frosts. The sweet & cold treats are being introduced system-wide and are designed to complement the brand’s hot & steamy Krystals. “Our guests love flavor, and they deserve a good deal,” says Alice Crowder, Vice President of Marketing at Krystal. “By offering our Slushies and Frost for just 99 cents, everyone can come in to enjoy a frosty treat that’s perfect with a snack or meal.”    Spring into the season with 99 cent Slushies and Frosts at Krystal This ice cold offer is only available at participating locations and while supplies last. Guests...

Western Computer Announces Platinum Sponsorship at UG Summit 2017
Western Computer Announces Platinum Sponsorship at UG Summit 2017

2017-04-06

Oxnard, California April 06, 2017 — The Dynamics Communities User Group Summit is the ultimate Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Dynamics AX learning and networking event of the year. This year’s event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee starting October 10th and running through October 13th. Western Computer’s experienced consultants will be in attendance to answer questions, demo solutions, and meet with customers. “As active members of the NAVUG and AXUG communities, we are proud to announce our continued support of the annual conference. This is an extremely beneficial event to our customers to ensure they get the most from their ERP systems and the partnership we have built,” states Linda M. Collins, President of Western Computer. “We look forward to sharing our excitement and to help drive engagement of Dynamics NAV, Dynamics AX, and Dynamics 365 products.” Exhibiting...

YMCA of the USA Board of Directors Elects New Members
YMCA of the USA Board of Directors Elects New Members

2017-04-05

“The Y is a volunteer-founded and volunteer-led organization, and I am grateful that these four highly accomplished and principled professionals will be providing leadership to YMCA of the USA.” Chicago, IL April 05, 2017 — YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the national resource office for 2,700s Ys across the country, is pleased to announce the election of four new members to the nonprofit’s board of directors. The Y-USA board is composed of 26 members who set strategic direction and policy to guide the national office’s work to increase the capacity of Ys to strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Y-USA welcomes the following new board members: Gary Cobbs, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Montgomery Anne Derber,...

Orlando’s Borcheck & Gase Joins Top 25 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr,…
Orlando’s Borcheck & Gase Joins Top 25 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr,…

2017-04-05

We also look forward to immediately serving a larger part of the Orlando community and helping them take advantage of our educational resources, innovative client service delivery technologies, and in-depth business insights. Orlando, FL April 06, 2017 — Local CPA firm Borcheck & Gase has merged with top 25 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). All personnel will operate under the CRI name and join a team of more than 1,600 professionals across the Southern United States. Borcheck & Gase has been serving individuals and businesses in Winter Park for more than 15 years. The firm provides business valuation, employee benefit plan audits, tax management, and a host of other services. As a part of CRI, the Borcheck & Gase team can expand its specialty services...

Thermocopy Service Technicians Achieve Ricoh’s Highest Award for…
Thermocopy Service Technicians Achieve Ricoh’s Highest Award for…

2017-04-05

“We are honored to have had every eligible team member earn the Prestige Certification. This level of expertise is critical to the success of our organization and more importantly the success of our customers”, said Chris Watson, director of service. Knoxville, Tennessee April 05, 2017 — Thermocopy, the largest and most experienced business technology company in East Tennessee announced that Ricoh Corporation recognized 20 of Thermocopy’s service technicians for earning the 2016 Ricoh “Prestige” certification. This is a designation for service technicians that demonstrates a knowledge and skill set that makes them the “Best of the Best” as part of Ricoh’s Service Excellence Program. The “Prestige” certification is obtained via completion of 2 levels...

Duke Energy to announce first quarter 2017 financial results on May 9
Duke Energy to announce first quarter 2017 financial results on May 9

2017-04-04

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2017 — Duke Energy will release its first quarter 2017 financial results at 7 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 9. An earnings conference call for analysts is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. ET that day to discuss the first quarter 2017 financial results and other business and financial updates. The conference call will be hosted by Lynn Good, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Steve Young, executive vice president and chief financial officer. The call can be accessed via the investors’ section (http://www.duke-energy.com/investors/) of Duke Energy’s website or by dialing 877-675-4757 in the United States or 719-325-4760 outside the United States. The confirmation code is 9134940. Please call in 10 to 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. A replay of the conference call will be available until 1 p.m. ET,...

Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest
Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest

2017-04-04

Outdoor Access Initiative Assists in Rehabbing Public Lands and OHV Areas Impacted by 2016 Wildfires CYPRESS, CA– – April 04, 2017) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees returned to the San Bernardino National Forest this past weekend to volunteer their time in support of projects aiding the fire-damaged OHV trails within the Trestles / Baldy Mesa OHV staging area. Working with members of the Southern California Mountains Foundation (SCMF) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the effort continued a nearly ten-year tradition of Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative volunteer projects in one of the nation’s most frequently visited forests. The popular Trestles / Baldy Mesa...

Steve Groom Joins Butler Snow
Steve Groom Joins Butler Snow

2017-04-04

Former Chief Legal Officer of CoreCivic joins Nashville Office in Dual Role With Law Firm and Advisory Service NASHVILLE, TN– – April 04, 2017) – Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Steve Groom — former chief legal officer of CoreCivic, formerly Corrections Corporation of America, and long time executive — has joined the firm’s Nashville office. He will serve in a dual capacity as a principal in the firm’s business advisory subsidiary, Butler Snow Advisory Services (BSAS), and practice in the law firm, Butler Snow, in an of counsel role. Groom has extensive business, financial services and dispute resolution experience, and most recently was executive vice president, general counsel and secretary to CoreCivic, where he will continue to serve as special counsel. “Steve is a successful executive, who has broad corporate and legal experience,...

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