May-Leng Yau-Patterson chosen as "Woman of the Year" by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)!

December 07, 2016

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) has named May-Leng Yau-Patterson, Head of World Class Manufacturing Mexico Operations for FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group), 2017 “Woman of the Year.”  May-Leng will be honored with the Crystal Tower Globe Award for her “Woman of the Year” distinction at the 2016 IAOTP’s Annual Award Gala at the Garden City Hotel in New York on December 10, 2016. The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields..While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only one woman is chosen for “Woman of the Year.”  May-Leng...

Designer Méghane Monatus collection for PETITE Women in Paris

December 06, 2016

According to the fashion industry Petite is defined as 5′5″ inches tall and under. In the United States, petite women represent 70% of the female population. There are approximately a hundred million petite fit and petite plus size women domestically. And the fashion designer, Méghane Monatus, is the only one in France to have dedicated to PETITE Women. Her particularized is that she is the first to introduce them on the catwalk as Petite Models with her designs that come out of the ordinary since last 8 years. She produced her Fashion Shows with her "Mannequins Petite Taille / Petite at Paris" at New York, Cannes, Saint-Malo, Ireland. Recently at the First ever French European Indian Fashion Week which was organized by Satish Reddy. Her Petite Models were the dancers of The Sri Desi Dance group. She designs tailored clothes for her clients, like the French dancer Brigitte DROUET, who ordered a dress on the measure for dancing to the Château...

Why this coin is the Best Gift a Greek can receive.

December 06, 2016

The Greek New Year’s Tradition has captivated young and old for centuries with the “Prize Inside”. Greeks around the globe will be baking the customary Vasilopita Cake intended to bring good luck. Everyone remembers and cherishes those special family gatherings, but there is one distinct occasion that Greeks particularly look forward to celebrate. The tradition is referred to as the cutting of the New Year’s Cake, baked with a coin inside and called the Vasilopita (Vah-see-lo-peetah) or St. Basil’s Cake marking the annual celebration in families of Orthodox Faith and very special for one lucky person at the start of each New Year. This custom revolves around the epic story of a wealthy man in 357 AD who was known for his incredible philanthropy by distributing his fortunes among the poor and later becoming a Bishop. Saint Basil the Great, as he was later known, is credited as being the father of the modern-day Hospital and to...

PLANS ARE RELEASED FOR CHARLOTTESVILLE’S NEWEST SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

December 06, 2016

Senior Housing Developer, Quality Senior Living, LLC, is set to build The Blake at Charlottesville in historic Charlottesville, Virginia Coming to the number one city for retirement, Quality Senior Living, LLC (QSL) along with Blake Management Group proudly introduce “The Blake at Charlottesville”, a premier senior living community. The Blake at Charlottesville will be located on the Oakleigh site off West Rio Road. Oakleigh is being developed by George and Jane Ray at Insignia Development Services, Inc., along with Oakleigh Albemarle, LLC. Suzanne Jessup Brooks, a member of Oakleigh Albemarle says “we are excited about working with this group to bring the Blake to our community. It will be a wonderful addition to the Albemarle County and Charlottesville area, providing much needed accommodations for seniors especially in the area of memory care. This will truly be a first class facility.” Glenn Barclay, COO of Blake Management Group...

UltraFlix’s Extensive 4K Video Library Now Available on the 4K Xbox One S

December 05, 2016

NanoTech Entertainment Inc. (OTCPINK: NTEK a pioneer in bringing the most visually stunning 4K streaming TV experience to consumers, announced today that UltraFlix is now available for Xbox One consoles. UltraFlix for Xbox One features a wide variety of top grossing highly rated Hollywood movies available on demand, and diverse content including standup comedy, movies, TV series, documentaries, nature and travel shows. Built from the ground up on the Universal Windows Platform, a fast, responsive user interface enables easy renting or purchasing of movie titles using in-app purchases with an Xbox Live account. Microsoft has lead the way with the latest iteration of its flagship gaming console with the release of the Xbox One S. The latest Xbox console supports 4K Ultra HD movies including support for HDR. "UltraFlix for the Xbox One represents our continued commitment to the Universal Windows Platform," said Philip Foley, NanoTech Vice President...

New Castle Promotes Jeremy Buffam to Vice President Capital Projects and Facilities

December 06, 2016

Gerry Chase, president and COO of , a leading third-party management company and hotel developer, today announced the promotion of Jeremy Buffam to vice president of capital projects and facilities for the company’s growing portfolio of hotels in the US and Canada.  Buffam oversees capital projects including property renovations and new construction, and is responsible for facilities engineering & maintenance including efficiency programs across the portfolio.  He works closely with New Castle’s development team and investor partners to manage projects from due diligence & budgeting through construction and operational turnover. “Jeremy has an engineer’s passion for innovation and resource conservation as well as an owner’s instinct for cost containment and long-term return on investment,” noted Chase in making the announcement.  “We are able to deliver a better return for our owners and we are better...

NOSTALGIC AMERICAN BANDSTAND BOOK, BANDSTAND DIARIES, REMINDS FANS OF HAPPY DAYS GROWING UP IN 1950S

December 06, 2016

After the Presidential election, many baby boomers and seniors are taking a vacation from politics to enjoy the nostalgic new coffee-table book, Bandstand Diaries: The Philadelphia Years 1956 to 1963. It recreates the national debut of Dick Clark’s American Bandstand on black-and-white television, highlighting the show’s teenage dancers who became nationally known and loved by over 20 million viewers who followed their every move. Co-author Arlene Sullivan, one of the most popular teenage dancers who jitterbugged and strolled on the daily dance show, recalls being mobbed by fans everywhere she travelled. “Kids today cannot understand how we (the “Regulars”) became national celebrities to millions of teens,” she said. “We became their role models and they copied our fashions, hair styles, dance steps and any fad we started on the show.” Most of the Regulars appeared on...

Ideal Gift for Hunting/Fishing Enthusiasts, FireDisc®’s latest portable cooker innovation, the Shallow, packs light and tight and cooks up freshly caught fish and meat to perfection.

December 05, 2016

Growth acceleration continues for the brand under the meticulous vision of Co-Founders, Hunter and Griff Jaggard. In 2010 the entrepreneurial duo set out to custom-design a pinnacle line of portable propane cookers and accessories that could perform like none other on the market. FireDisc® cookers are in a league of their own, the marketplace is responding in a big way, and the company continues to launch new innovations, such as their latest release – the . The Shallow is a resounding hit for fisherman and hunters who want to serve up fresh catch, but don’t need the 5 gallon liquid capacity of the FireDisc Deep. Added Shallow bonuses: it’s lighter to pack and lighter on the wallet. The 3-piece, portable design disassembles seamlessly for easy, flat storage in the car trunk, SUV, RV, tent, truck bed, or garage. Bonus: no screws, nuts, or bolts to wrestle or lose. This cooker, like all FireDisc®’s, is designed for either large or small propane...

National Education Foundation (NEF) Announces $100 Million STEM grants to K-12 Schools for the 2017-18 School Year

December 06, 2016

National Education Foundation (NEF), the national non-profit leader in K-12 STEM+ education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Reading, IT, Business, Career Tech) in partnership with the State University of New York (SUNY), announces a significant national STEM initiative to provide world-class STEM+ education in academics and application to students of disadvantaged school districts/schools. The grants help to fund the implementation of the results-based STEM+ academies in each school by the State University of New York (SUNY). During the 2015-16 school year, students in the program advanced a grade level in subjects like math in 25-30 learning hours, as documented by SUNY. See . Public schools, school districts, charter and parochial schools must have 35% or more students on free or reduced-cost meals to be eligible for these grants. NEF provides an 80% matching grant amounting to $1,160 per student per year, and the schools pay 20% equal to $290...

Lurie Children's Hospital Moves to HIPAA Compliant Merlin DAM

December 05, 2016

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, a national leader in pediatric healthcare, has moved their images to the HIPAA compliant Merlin digital asset management system to ensure protection of their patient’s personal health data. Merlin HIPAA compliant DAM gives healthcare organizations a SaaS option with a company that understands and complies with all the rules and regulations required to safeguard personal health information (PHI). Merlin is a full featured digital asset management system, used by universities, non-profits, industry, healthcare, government and publishers, that allows companies to organize photos and other multimedia files for fast retrieval and repurposing for such things as marketing, fundraising and social media. Merlin’s industry leading video search technology allows users to actually search for words spoken in the audio tracks. Merlin hosted systems are a full, outsourced, digital asset management...

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