Tennessee Sports

Crown Jaguar Wins Coveted 'Pride Of Jaguar Award' For 10th...

01 01 1970

Crown Jaguar awarded Pride of Jaguar Award for 10th Consecutive Year We are delighted to honor these deserving 32 Jaguar and Land Rover retailers for their recognized leadership in both customer service and sales satisfaction St. Petersburg, FL March 24, 2017 St. Petersburg-based Crown Jaguar was recently awarded the prestigious 2017 Pride of Jaguar Award by Jaguar Land Rover North America. The coveted award is given annually to the top 16 Jaguar retailers in the nation. This marks the dealer's 13th win and the tenth time in a row that the automotive manufacturer has honored Crown Jaguar with the distinction. "We’re honored to be recognized for ten consecutive years," said Larry Casto, General Manager of Crown Jaguar. “We want to thank Jaguar and our valued clientele for this award.” Jaguar Land Rover N.A. evaluated its 330 U.S. Jaguar and Land Rover retailers based on three key performance categories, choosing 16 top dealers from each brand. Award-winning...

Compass Health Brands® Acquires Leading Therapy Modality and Consumables Provider, Richmar®

01 01 1970

Compass Health Brands Cleveland, Ohio October 02, 2017 Compass Health Brands, a leading provider of medical devices used for homecare, rehabilitation, and pain management, today announced the acquisition of Richmar. Terms of the purchase are not being disclosed. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Richmar is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of a comprehensive range of high quality devices and consumables used by therapists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, and other healthcare professionals to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions resulting from degenerative diseases, traumatic events and sports-related injuries. Its products include Winner EVO electrical stimulation, combination, and ultrasound; Hivamat deep oscillation therapy; Hydratherm heat therapy products; Ionto+ iontophoresis and Superstim/Multistim stimulation electrodes; LidoFlex™ lidocaine patches; GelShot ultrasound coupling discs and several laser and light therapy items. Compass Health...

Bring on the Fun: Topgolf Nashville Ready to Rock Sept. 22

01 01 1970

The three-level, 65,000-square-foot venue is the first Topgolf location to include a dedicated music venue. Featuring modern finishes and state-of-the-art sound quality, the two-story, 7,900-square-foot concert hall is attached to Topgolf Nashville and features an open floor space and a full-service bar. The second-level VIP deck offers a balcony view, premium seating, cocktail service and a private bar. The intimate design of the 600-person space makes it an ideal underplay venue for local artists and nationally recognized acts looking to do something unique in Music City. "From music to sports, Nashville is a city known for its incredible entertainment, and we could not be more excited to become a part of its growing community," said Topgolf Nashville Director of Operations Travis Miller. "Topgolf Nashville blends sports, music and entertainment, offering Tennessee residents and visitors to Music City an interactive experience...

Brett Favre and ORCA Partner to Make Tailgating Even Cooler

01 01 1970

“When you walk through ORCA you can see the passion that the workers have for making a quality product. ORCA’s ability to customize all of their products is extremely impressive.”- Brett Favre Nashville, Tennessee October 02, 2017 Outdoor Recreation Company of America (ORCA), a leading company in the premium cooler and drinkware market is pleased to announce its new partnership with Hall of Fame football legend Brett Favre. The partnership came after ORCA launched its new line of NCAA licensed coolers and drinkware. ORCA has grown significantly in the last year, so much so that its CEO, Cliff Walker, thought that it was time to give a face to the brand. “Our team was brainstorming one day on who would be the perfect fit to represent the ORCA brand, and we came up with Brett Favre. We thought he’s rugged, loves the outdoors, and of course is a football legend, which goes along perfectly with our new launch into the sports licensing world, so let’s...

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

01 01 1970

DALLAS, May 10, 2017 -- 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 a Boys & Girls...

Altec to Highlight Industry-Leading DocLink at 2017 Dynamics User Group Summits This Week October 10-13

01 01 1970

We’ve used DocLink for well over 10 years and it’s a strategic and mission critical solution for our business. We depend on DocLink throughout our organization, and I’m looking forward to sharing with attendees at the conference the business benefits we’ve achieved with the solution. Laguna Hills, CA October 09, 2017 Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise document management and workflow solutions, announced today their sponsorship of the 2017 Dynamic Communities GPUG, D365UG/AXUG, and NAVUG Summits taking place this week, October 10-13, in Nashville, Tennessee. Altec is participating at the conference as a Premier Sponsor for Dynamics GPUG and D365UG/AXUG, and as a Gold Sponsor for NAVUG. As sponsors for each event, Altec is hosting 5 unique, interactive sessions with two specific focuses based on actual customer experiences. #1 –     TED (Taking Everything Digital) Talk: Real AP Customers, Real Document Management Stories#2...

Academy Sports + Outdoors Names Sam Johnson Executive Vice President, Retail Operations

01 01 1970

KATY, Texas, April 7, 2017 -- Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors ("Academy"), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, appointed Sam Johnson as its Executive Vice President of Retail Operations, effective April 24, 2017. Sam, 50, joins Academy after seven years with hhgregg, Inc. ("hhgregg") where he most recently served as Chief Retail Officer. At hhgregg, Sam led store operations, customer relations, commercial sales, real estate and visual merchandising. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years in various leadership roles with Sears Holding Corporation. He has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Health from East Tennessee State University. "I'm thrilled to join the Academy Sports + Outdoors team," says Sam Johnson. "I believe in Academy's everyday low price approach, community and customer focus. On behalf of the more than 20,000 store team members, we look forward to continuing to elevate our game on behalf of customers and local communities...

79 Schools Catch a 2017 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from...

01 01 1970

California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program California Casualty has been supporting educators for more than 65 years, and we understand the correlation between participation in sports and higher performance in the classroom. San Mateo, CA April 03, 2017 Athletes at 79 public schools in 33 states will be gaining a competitive edge thanks to the California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program. A total of $83,000 was given to help middle and high school sports programs across the country purchase equipment, improve player safety and offset participation fees. Some schools received more than one grant. The program is named after California Casualty Chairman Emeritus Thomas R. Brown, an avid sportsman himself. Since its inception in 2011, more than 500 schools across the nation have received over $580,000. The 82 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grants awarded this year will help: Provide participation fees and uniforms for Pennsylvania’s Rochester Middle School...

2018 Water Ski Hall of Fame Award of Distinction Recipients Announced

01 01 1970

September 22, 2017 Brandi Hunt-Martin, Tom King, Jon Kretchman, Ham Wallace and Tom Weber will join the Hall of Fame Class of 2018! These outstanding individuals will be honored for their exceptional contributions to the sport on April 28th at the Water Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Walt Disney’s grand Fantasia Ballroom at the Contemporary Resort. The Hall of Fame Award of Distinction recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution as tournament skiers, innovators, industry leaders, officials and others responsible for landmark achievements in the development of water skiing as well as those whose long periods of dedicated and generous service deserve special recognition. Jon Kretchman 8- time world record holder and barefoot jump pioneer Jon Kretchman has been a key figure of barefoot water skiing since age 13. Under the mentorship of barefoot legend Mike Seipel, Kretchman became known as the “barefoot jumping wonder child.” In 1991, just...

$1 Million 85th Birthday Blowout Going On Now at Krystal® Restaurants

01 01 1970

"Hundreds and hundreds of fans have already won some great free prizes," said Jason Abelkop, Chief Marketing Officer for The Krystal Company. "But we're still hoping someone wins the $1 million grand prize. To do that, they just have to visit their favorite local Krystal restaurant and order the beverage of their choice. It's that simple." Guests who visit one of Krystal's participating locations between now and November 12 choose the special large Coke Zero Sugar-branded cup with their order, while supplies last. Each cup contains a code that can be redeemed online for one of many sweepstakes prizes, including free Krystal menu items, unique Coca-Cola branded merchandise and collectibles, a vacation package for four, a Coca-Cola tailgate party, and much more. Complete sweepstakes rules and additional information can be found at www.krystal.com/85. ...

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