Nation

Rich Roche to Join FMC National Shipper Advisory Committee

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:47pm

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rich Roche, Mohawk Global Vice President, has been named as one of the 24 members of the newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee announced by The Federal Maritime Commission on September 9.

Key Points: 
  • SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rich Roche, Mohawk Global Vice President, has been named as one of the 24 members of the newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee announced by The Federal Maritime Commission on September 9.
  • Roche is one of four logistics providers to be represented on the committee.
  • Advising the FMC on policies regarding competitiveness, integrity and fairness of the ocean freight system is among the top priorities for the committee.
  • Mohawk Global is exceedingly proud to have a member of the FMC's National Shipper Advisory Committee amongst its executive team.

Kazoo Snacks Releases the World's First Water-Saving Tortilla Chip

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:13pm

Conversely, Kazoo Snacks, is working to ensure all that's harvested for food, ends up feeding people.

Key Points: 
  • Conversely, Kazoo Snacks, is working to ensure all that's harvested for food, ends up feeding people.
  • "Kazoo Snacks exists to provide consumers with great tasting snacks, that also save water," explained company founder, Joshua Death.
  • As sustainable as they are nutritious, Kazoo Snacks' tortilla chips are available in Restaurant Style, Bite-sized and Lime Zest varietiesall of which are Vegan, kosher and gluten-free.
  • Based out of Dallas, Texas, Kazoo Snacks is on a mission to craft great-tasting, water-saving snacks for consumers to enjoy.

Save Our Allies Will Support Afghan Allies at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:05pm

Nick Palmisciano, Vice President of Save Our Allies, will be boots on the ground at Fort McCoy and Chad Robichaux, Founder of Mighty Oaks Foundation, is returning to the Middle East to continue evacuation efforts.

Key Points: 
  • Nick Palmisciano, Vice President of Save Our Allies, will be boots on the ground at Fort McCoy and Chad Robichaux, Founder of Mighty Oaks Foundation, is returning to the Middle East to continue evacuation efforts.
  • This week, Save Our Allies worked with The Nazarene Fund to evacuate the Afghan FIFA soccer team, 95 girls total from Afghanistan.
  • During Phase 1 of its evacuation efforts in Afghanistan, Save Our Allies' Task Force 6:8 successfully evacuated over 12,000 individuals, including Americans, Afghans, interpreters, widows, orphans, and Christians.
  • Save Our Allies is dedicated to saving our Afghan Allies who served side-by-side with U.S. Armed Forces and working to ensure our Veterans are getting the care needed after bravely serving our nation.

DCS Corporation Awarded 3 Pools under GSA ASTRO Program

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DCS Corporation received three awards for the Ground, Research, and Support pools under the new ASTRO program.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DCS Corporation received three awards for the Ground, Research, and Support pools under the new ASTRO program.
  • These awards will enable provision of services through the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service over a 10-year period of performance.
  • DCS Corp receives 3 awards for the Ground, Research, and Support pools under the new ASTRO program.
  • "With our distinguished legacy with manned, unmanned, and optionally manned systems, including robotics technologies, DCS is pleased to have been selected by GSA as a service provider under multiple pools of the ASTRO contract," stated Jim Benbow, DCS CEO.

Velvet Taco Plans Aggressive Expansion In Southeast And South-Central Regions

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:46pm

It's been absolutely incredible how quickly we've grown, and we couldn't have done it without our dedicated team," said Velvet Taco CEO and Chief Taco Maker Clay Dover.

Key Points: 
  • It's been absolutely incredible how quickly we've grown, and we couldn't have done it without our dedicated team," said Velvet Taco CEO and Chief Taco Maker Clay Dover.
  • The Velvet Taco concept offers over 20 taco varieties on its innovative menu , as well as creative sides and red velvet cake, all scratch-made in-house with the finest, freshest ingredients from slow-roasted rotisserie chicken to house-made pickles.
  • During the pandemic, Velvet Taco opened several restaurants that shattered company sales records, crossing the $100K sales mark during their opening week.
  • Velvet Taco has almost 30 locations in Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Illinois, Tennessee and Oklahoma.

Urban Air Adventure Park Has Record-Breaking Summer: 25 New Franchise Agreements Signed Since May

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 7:30pm

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Air Adventure Park, the largest indoor adventure park operator in the world and part of the children's franchise growth-focused platform Unleashed Brands , has announced the signing of 25 new franchise agreements in the past four months a record-breaking summer for the company.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Air Adventure Park, the largest indoor adventure park operator in the world and part of the children's franchise growth-focused platform Unleashed Brands , has announced the signing of 25 new franchise agreements in the past four months a record-breaking summer for the company.
  • In August alone, the brand inked 10 new franchise deals, and since the start of 2021, has signed a total of 44 agreements.
  • The 25 new deals represent 20 unique franchise groups a mix of both new franchisees and current franchisees expanding within the Urban Air brand.
  • Urban Air has also inked agreements already this year with franchisees from McDonald's, Dunkin', Subway, The UPS Store and Camp Bow Wow, among others.

GoodAccess Cloud VPN With Zero-Trust Access Control Raised $1M in Seed Funding From Nation 1

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

GoodAccess is a cloud service that addresses this issue by enabling businesses to create a virtual privatenetwork with identity-based access control ( Software Defined Perimeter )in less than 10 minutes.

Key Points: 
  • GoodAccess is a cloud service that addresses this issue by enabling businesses to create a virtual privatenetwork with identity-based access control ( Software Defined Perimeter )in less than 10 minutes.
  • When connected to this network, employees can securely access applications, systems and data from anywhere.
  • As traditional VPN with static IP technology evolves, GoodAccess enforces security on a user-to-application level by building bullet-proof micro-perimeters with identity-based access control.
  • GoodAccess has the best conditions to become a game-changer that is innovating the way how modern businesses run their networks and secure remote access from anywhere.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening of First Citrus Bank in the Heart of Downtown St. Petersburg

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:28pm

Throughout the year, First Citrus Bank will continue teaming up with establishments throughout downtown to offer residents and employees of local businesses treats, tastings, and special offerings.

Key Points: 
  • Throughout the year, First Citrus Bank will continue teaming up with establishments throughout downtown to offer residents and employees of local businesses treats, tastings, and special offerings.
  • First Citrus Bank is true community bank that connects and enhances vibrancy throughout the community.
  • Sign up to receive updates from our new downtown location: bit.ly/FCBSTPETE
    First Citrus Bank, a $600 million commercial bank, was established in 1999 and is headquartered in Tampa.
  • First Citrus Bank enhances vibrancy throughout Tampa Bay by helping families become more financially secure and businesses economically successful.

NWFCU Foundation School Supply Drive Provides Nearly 60,000 Supplies to Local Schools

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:01pm

NWFCU Foundation , the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union , recently concluded its Back to School Supply Drive benefitting the Fairfax County IGNITE program as well as local schools and organizations in Loudoun County.

Key Points: 
  • NWFCU Foundation , the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union , recently concluded its Back to School Supply Drive benefitting the Fairfax County IGNITE program as well as local schools and organizations in Loudoun County.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210921005823/en/
    NWFCU Foundation and Northwest employees load trunks full of school supplies for delivery (Photo: Business Wire)
    So many people are in need these days as we continue to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, said Executive Director of the NWFCU Foundation, Kaycee Childress.
  • We are so grateful to all those who donated to the Foundations school supply drive, said President and CEO of Northwest Federal Credit Union and Chairman of NWFCU Foundation, Jeff Bentley.
  • The NWFCU Foundation was established in 2004 to promote and manage Northwest Federal Credit Unions philanthropic activities.

Athletico Physical Therapy Continues Geographic Expansion with Entry into Mississippi through Acquisition of Endurance Physical Therapy

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy announced today an agreement to acquire Endurance Physical Therapy, a leading local physical therapy and rehabilitation service provider with eight clinics in the Northwest Mississippi region.

Key Points: 
  • OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athletico Physical Therapy announced today an agreement to acquire Endurance Physical Therapy, a leading local physical therapy and rehabilitation service provider with eight clinics in the Northwest Mississippi region.
  • With the addition of the Endurance Physical Therapy clinics, Athletico will serve patients at over 560 locations nationally.
  • Founded in Oxford, Mississippi, Endurance Physical Therapy was the result of several clinician-owners Vance Holland,Joel Montgomery,Niles Norris,Kelly Shinall, Chris GlazeandKyle Wicker coming together to create the go-to destination for physical therapy at eight locations across Northwest Mississippi.
  • Endurance Physical Therapy is a trusted provider of physical therapy, occupational therapy and athletic training services in Northern Mississippi.