Veteran

Kurt Busch & Veteran Tickets Foundation to Share Appreciation for Active Military and Veterans this NASCAR Season

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) and 2004 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kurt Busch announced a partnership to share appreciation for the service of our dedicated active military and veterans. In collaboration with NASCAR and Speedway Motorsports tracks, Busch will promote Vet Tix throughout the NASCAR season.

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  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) and 2004 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kurt Busch announced a partnership to share appreciation for the service of our dedicated active military and veterans.
  • In collaboration with NASCAR and Speedway Motorsports tracks, Busch will promote Vet Tix throughout the NASCAR season.
  • As part of the partnership with Vet Tix, Busch will actively promote the organization throughout the season with appearances at racetracks and events with active military and veterans.
  • For active duty military and veterans looking for 2024 NASCAR race tickets through Vet Tix, visit VetTix.org

FTC, California DFPI Case Leads to Ban Against Operators of Mortgage Relief Scam Home Matters USA

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Friday, February 16, 2024

The court found that the defendants falsely promised to reduce homeowners’ mortgage payments and prevent foreclosures, defrauding distressed homeowners out of millions of dollars.

Key Points: 
  • The court found that the defendants falsely promised to reduce homeowners’ mortgage payments and prevent foreclosures, defrauding distressed homeowners out of millions of dollars.
  • “We look forward to more opportunities to partner with the California DFPI on behalf of consumers.”
    “This case also demonstrates the value of the California Consumer Financial Protection Law as a tool to combat deceptive and predatory financial schemes.
  • Fraudsters everywhere should take note – DFPI will find you, expose you, and hold you accountable.
  • Follow the FTC on social media, read consumer alerts and the business blog, and sign up to get the latest FTC news and alerts.

FTC, California DFPI Case Leads to Ban Against Operators of Mortgage Relief Scam Home Matters USA

Retrieved on: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

The court found that the defendants falsely promised to reduce homeowners’ mortgage payments and prevent foreclosures, defrauding distressed homeowners out of millions of dollars.

Key Points: 
  • The court found that the defendants falsely promised to reduce homeowners’ mortgage payments and prevent foreclosures, defrauding distressed homeowners out of millions of dollars.
  • “We look forward to more opportunities to partner with the California DFPI on behalf of consumers.”
    “This case also demonstrates the value of the California Consumer Financial Protection Law as a tool to combat deceptive and predatory financial schemes.
  • Fraudsters everywhere should take note – DFPI will find you, expose you, and hold you accountable.
  • Follow the FTC on social media, read consumer alerts and the business blog, and sign up to get the latest FTC news and alerts.

National Veterans Non-Profit Operation Song Appoints Jon Foti as CEO

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Friday, February 16, 2024

NASHVILLE Tenn., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Song®, the 501(c)(3) non-profit that pairs veterans and active-duty military with professional songwriters to tell their stories through song, announces the appointment of Jon Foti as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Foti assumes the role after serving as the CEO of the Dale K. Graham Veterans Foundation and he brings a wealth of experience in non-profit leadership, veterans affairs, and a strong commitment to serving the veteran and military community.

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  • NASHVILLE Tenn., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Song®, the 501(c)(3) non-profit that pairs veterans and active-duty military with professional songwriters to tell their stories through song, announces the appointment of Jon Foti as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • Operation Song CEO Jon Foti will oversee the expansion of partnerships in the music industry and veterans organizations.
  • In this newly created role, Foti leads Operation Song into its second decade, overseeing fundraising development and the expansion of partnerships within the music industry and veterans organizations.
  • Army veteran and CEO of Operation Song, Jon Foti states, "It's an honor to join Operation Song and connect gifted songwriters with veterans, for whom self-expression can be challenging.

Following Starknet's Airdrop, Braavos Mobilizes 1,000,000 STRK Tokens to Thank Its Users

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Friday, February 16, 2024

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Braavos, the leading Smart Contract Wallet, is giving users a second chance to win more STRK tokens following the recent airdrop announcement on Starknet, the innovative Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum. With 1 million STRK tokens on raffle for Braavos users, this is a unique opportunity to join the Starknet ecosystem and explore its advancements in scalability and user experience.

Key Points: 
  • With 1 million STRK tokens on raffle for Braavos users, this is a unique opportunity to join the Starknet ecosystem and explore its advancements in scalability and user experience.
  • With most large-scale airdrops having strict requirements for participation, or previous engagement with the protocol, Braavos has provided the easiest way for users to enjoy STRK in their wallet.
  • Take advantage of this opportunity to try your luck on winning STRK tokens and experience the power of Starknet with Braavos.
  • Download the Braavos wallet app on your mobile device or add the wallet extension to your favorite browser today and start exploring!

U-Haul Bringing 900-Room Storage Facility and Jobs to Rapid City

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Friday, February 16, 2024

RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- A contemporary U-Haul® retail, moving and self-storage facility is coming to Rapid City thanks to the land acquisition of 7.5 acres on East Stumer Road.

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  • RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- A contemporary U-Haul® retail, moving and self-storage facility is coming to Rapid City thanks to the land acquisition of 7.5 acres on East Stumer Road.
  • The property will host a three-story building with more than 80,000 square feet, housing at least 900 indoor ADA-accessible self-storage rooms with high-tech security features at affordable price points.
  • "U-Haul is in growth mode," stated U-Haul Company of Fargo president Shawn Odden, whose territory includes Rapid City.
  • U-Haul will look to hire locally to promote job growth within the Rapid City community.

CTA Construction Managers Celebrates Completion of Sgt. Jordan Shay Memorial Lower Elementary School

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Friday, February 16, 2024

AMESBURY, Mass., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction of the Sgt. Jordan Shay Memorial Lower Elementary School was completed in time for the 2023-2024 academic year. CTA Construction also completed the renovation of the adjacent Cashman Elementary School earlier this year. "We very much enjoyed working with the city of Amesbury and Mayor Gove on such a hugely beneficial project for the community," said Jeff Hazelwood, Principal, CTA Construction.

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  • Jordan Shay Memorial Lower Elementary School was completed in time for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • CTA Construction also completed the renovation of the adjacent Cashman Elementary School earlier this year.
  • Jordan Shay Memorial Foundation has already awarded over $229,000 in innovative grants for teachers and scholarships for graduating Amesbury students.
  • CTA Construction Managers LLC has completed 45 school construction projects for communities in Massachusetts.

WELLS FARGO ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Wells Fargo & Company on Behalf of Long-Term Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

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Friday, February 16, 2024

Our investigation concerns whether the board of directors of Wells Fargo have breached their fiduciary duties to the company.

Key Points: 
  • Our investigation concerns whether the board of directors of Wells Fargo have breached their fiduciary duties to the company.
  • In addition, at least one interviewer on the hiring panel must represent a historically underrepresented group with respect to at least one diversity dimension.
  • On this news, Wells Fargo’s common stock price fell $-.44 per share, or 1.04%, over two trading sessions, closing at $41.67 per share on May 20, 2022.
  • The complaint alleges that, throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company’s business, operations, and compliance policies.

The Holy Grail of Investing, the Final Book in Tony Robbins' Financial Freedom Trilogy, Debuts at #1 on Amazon's Bestseller List

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Robbins, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven internationally bestselling books, returns with the third and final book in his financial freedom trilogy, The Holy Grail of Investing: The World's Greatest Investors Reveal Their Ultimate Strategies for Financial Freedom (February 13, 2024/ $39.99 hardcover).

Key Points: 
  • The Holy Grail of Investing is the third and final financial freedom guidebook penned by Robbins.
  • The trilogy includes the #1 New York Times bestseller Money Master the Game: Seven Simple Steps to Financial Freedom (2014) and the #1 New York Times bestseller Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook (2017).
  • With this highly insightful book, Robbins and Zook demystify this asset class and make it understandable and accessible for everyone."
  • Like Robbins' other two financial freedom books, 100 percent of the author's profits from The Holy Grail of Investing are being donated to Feeding America, the largest food bank network in the United States.

Bach to Rock Music School Announces 2023 Recap and Outlook for 2024

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bach to Rock, America's Music School for students of all ages, recently unveiled the brand's key highlights of 2023, provided insights into the outlook for 2024, and announced the promotions of several key executives during its annual business meeting with the Bach to Rock board of directors.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bach to Rock , America's Music School for students of all ages, recently unveiled the brand's key highlights of 2023, provided insights into the outlook for 2024, and announced the promotions of several key executives during its annual business meeting with the Bach to Rock board of directors.
  • Bach to Rock experienced steady growth in 2023 and closed the year with system-wide revenue totaling over $29 million.
  • Sean Wilson has been with Bach to Rock for seven years, most recently as the Director of Bach to Rock Bethesda.
  • The Bach to Rock business model is suited for the music lover who is passionate about enriching his or her community and helping educate children.