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Cambria Hotels Celebrates New Orleans Downtown Warehouse District Grand Opening

12 01 2018

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OSEHRA 2018 Open Source Summit Dates Announced

12 01 2018

VIENNA, Va. January 12, 2018 The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that it will host its 7th Annual Open Source Summit: The Open Road for Government Innovation from Wednesday, July 18 through Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s three-day Summit will highlight open source initiatives across Federal and State agencies, and the increasing level of public-private partnership in major programs. It will also explore emerging hybrid proprietary/open source efforts such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) and how to optimize open source utilization and community involvement. The Summit will feature more than seventy-five presenting organizations, thought leaders, and speakers from around the globe, and will showcase the best open source advancements from the past year. Previous Summits have included speakers from a wide range of government,...

Virginia Wetlands Protects Rare Species, But Development Looms

12 01 2018

Castanea Volume 82, Issue 2 This study and its publication come at a critical time for the Abrams Creek Wetlands. No other limestone-based wetland in the state has as many rare plant species. LAWRENCE, Kan. January 12, 2018 Castanea— Natural wetlands provide safe haven for birds, support rare native plants and contain natural ecosystems that can only exist in fens, swamps and marshes. However, wetlands are regularly threatened by road, housing and farmland development. Determining the ecological value of a wetland—and deciding whether to protect it—often requires a thorough inventory and an examination of its supported species. The authors of a study published in the current issue of Castanea inventoried the Abrams Creek Wetlands in northwestern Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The researchers examined what was currently responsible for the makeup and interactions of the Abrams Creek Wetlands natural communities and documented what could be lost if conservation did not accompany...

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® se asocia con GenZ estrella de YouTube, Sebastián Villalobos para terminar el cáncer infantil

12 01 2018

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, 12 de enero de 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® se enorgullece de asociarse con una de las personalidades y creadores digitales más influyentes del mundo, Sebastián Villalobos, a fin de garantizar que la misión de St. Jude – Finding cures. Saving children.® -  llegue a nuevas audiencias en todo el panorama digital. Este video puede cambiar la vida a alguien St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® se asociarse con una de las personalidades y creadores digitales más influyentes del mundo, Sebastian Villalobos Recientemente, Villalobos visitó el campus de St. Jude, para reunirse con las familias y aprender más acera de cómo St. Jude está a la vanguardia de la investigación y el tratamiento del cáncer infantil y otras enfermedades terminales a nivel mundial. También documentó su tiempo en St. Jude en un video en su canal de YouTube titulado "Este video puede cambiar...

Virtual Tours Now Available For The reNEWable Living Home

12 01 2018

“Through the virtual tour, visitors can learn more about the innovative and cutting edge features of the home that will characterize and define homes of the future.," said Paul Tourbaf, President of Hanley Wood’s Residential Construction Group. WASHINGTON January 12, 2018 Hanley Wood’s BUILDER magazine announced today the launch of the online virtual tour of the reNEWable Living Home. The joint collaboration and vision of Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) and BUILDER, the reNEWable Living Home is a pioneering venture in innovative design, engineering, materials science and construction practices that coalesce around transforming homeownership with homes that renew, change and adapt as families’ stories evolve. The home has been designed and constructed to showcase future practices in smarter energy use, healthier homes, and houses that can be mindfully adapted to both residents and the environment. The online virtual tour for the reNEWable Living Home highlights emerging trends...

BLACK ENTERPRISE Announces The 50 Best Companies For Diversity

12 01 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2018 -- BLACK ENTERPRISE, in collaboration with The Executive Leadership Council, the leading organization of black senior managers, has released its annual listing of the 50 Best Companies for Diversity as featured in the publication's November/December 2017 issue. These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement, which is driven by corporate leadership at the highest level. In 2005, BLACK ENTERPRISE began publishing its list of the "Best Companies for Diversity," identifying those corporations that proved to be the best of the best in developing a culture and executing policies that promoted inclusion of African Americans within their workforce, senior management ranks, corporate boards, and supplier pools. "At a time when African American executive talent is more abundant than ever, corporations should willingly embrace our inclusion to drive their performance," says BLACK ENTERPRISE's...

CapStar Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

12 01 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 12, 2018 -- CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. (“CapStar”) (NASDAQ:CSTR) announced today that it will issue its fourth quarter 2017 earnings release after the market closes on January 25, 2018.CapStar will also host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Central Time on Friday, January 26, 2018 to discuss its financial results.  Analysts and investors may participate in the question-and-answer session.Conference Call and Webcast Information:Date: Friday, January 26, 2018Time: 8:30 a.m. Central TimeTelephone Access: (844) 412-1002; Conference ID: 8989947Webcast Access: A live webcast will be available on CapStar’s website at ir.capstarbank.com.  An archived version of the webcast will be available in the same location shortly after the live call has ended.About CapStarCapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and operates primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary, CapStar Bank, a Tennessee-chartered...

Robert F. Rhoades, Member with Dickinson Wright PLLC, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Sales and Use Tax: Minimizing Compliance and Legal Woes in 2018 Live Webcast

12 01 2018

New York, NY, January 12, 2018 -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert F. Rhoades, Member with Dickinson Wright PLLC, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Sales and Use Tax: Minimizing Compliance and Legal Woes in 2018.” This event is scheduled for February 6, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Eastern Time.For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/tax-accounting-finance/taxation/sales-and-use-tax-minimizing-complianceAbout Robert F. RhoadesRobert F. Rhoades focuses his practice on Taxation Law and Property Tax Appeals.Mr. Rhoades has litigated property tax cases in the Tax Tribunal, State Tax Commission Circuit Courts and Appellate Courts focusing on valuation of property and unusual and complex cases concerning unauthorized tax rates, exemptions of industrial personal property and renaissance zone tax rates. He has substantial...

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...

Yamaha Announces 2018 SxS / ATV Racers and bLU cRU Support Program

11 01 2018

KENNESAW, GA--(Marketwired - January 11, 2018) - Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces their new and returning factory-supported Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV racers for the 2018 season, including defending champions returning to race Yamaha's pure sport YXZ1000R SxS and best-selling YFZ450R sport ATV. Yamaha's bLU cRU race support program will continue offering championship bonuses to registered racers competing in a YXZ1000R or on a YFZ450R model. Kicking off the 2018 SxS season, Yamaha is offering a $10,000 potential bonus for the winning YXZ at the King of the Hammers (KOH) race on February 7, comprised of $5,000 to the top-finishing YXZ1000R in the UTV class, plus an additional $5,000 with an overall first place finish. The ULTRA4 Racing Series' KOH is renowned for its ruthless desert course through some of the roughest and most challenging rock and boulder sections of any timed event. "Yamaha's 2018 factory-supported Side-by-Side / ATV race team, along with our bLU cRU...

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