AQUAhydrate® Launches Rebranding Campaign with New Packaging & Website, Broadens Focus from Elite Athletes to Active, Everyday Warriors



New Corporate Team Led by CEO John Cochran, Former President/COO of Fiji Water

 As the pursuit of healthier lifestyle choices swells into the mainstream, AQUAhydrate, Inc. has announced a substantial rebranding campaign, expanding its marketing focus from elite athletes to a broader swath of active, health-conscious consumers – “Everyday Warriors” who want to perform at the top of their game in every aspect of their lives. AQUAhydrate® is guided by a new team led by former Fiji Water President/COO John Cochran, an expanded sales division, and a group of board members/investors which includes a swath of mega-wattage celebrities and Fortune 500 executives. Continue reading


Highly Anticipated Indie Horror Movie “I Didn’t Come Here To Die” Coming To Select Theaters In October Via Tugg, Inc.


Level 33 Entertainment announced today that, in conjunction with Tugg, Inc. “Tugg”, the highly anticipated independent horror movie “I Didn’t Come Here To Die” (aka “IDCHTD”) will be presented in select theaters as part of a series of nationwide special event screenings beginning on Thursday, October 11, 2012. Continue reading

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Pammy’s first Birthday!

Tell me about it we blink they grow ! It was just yesterday when Paula Mattos had the most beautiful belly and was the cover for B&B a local Brazilian Paper. Well, the baby was born and she is a little star, Pammy is the light of her parent’s life and a beautiful happy baby growing fast  and making us wonder what is coming next. Continue reading


Solar Bears Announce Training Camp Roster and Schedule


Solar Bears Announce Training Camp Roster and Schedule
Add Six Players on Tryout Contracts – Practices at RDV
Open to the Public
Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that forwards Mathieu Melanson, David Lun, Brad Townsend, and Darick Ste-Marie, and defensemen Michael Jordan will attend training camp on Professional Tryout contracts. Forward Derrick Burnett comes into camp on an Amateur Tryout contract. The Solar Bears have also announced their Training Camp Schedule. 

Melanson, (6’1″, 1998 lbs.) has spent parts of three separate seasons in the ECHL with Stockton, Florida, Phoenix, and Mississippi. During the 2007-08 season, the Shediac, New Brunswick, native led the Florida Everblades with 28 goals in 52 games while finishing third on the team in points with 58. He played eight games that season for the Manitoba Moose of the AHL (American Hockey League), scoring one goal. He was second to current Orlando Solar Bears forward Ryan Cruthers in goals, assists, and points while playing for the Mississippi Sea Wolves in the 2008-09 season. Drafted in the eighth round by the Minnesota Wild in 2003, Melanson has played in 121 ECHL games, tallying 147 points on 72 goals and 75 assists. He has been named the ECHL’s Player of the Week on two separate occasions, once in February and again in November in 2008.

Lun (5’11”, 194 lbs.) gathered 42 points on 14 goals and 28 assists with the Cape Cod Bluefins of the FHL (Federal Hockey League) last season, his first as a professional. The Grand Rapids, Michigan, native played 81 games over the course of four years with UMass-Boston from 2007-11, collecting 28 points to go along with 106 PIM.

Townsend (5’11”, 183 lbs.) split the 2011-12 season between the 1000 Islands Privateers and the Danville Dashers, both of the FHL. In 16 games, he had nine goals and four assists for 13 points. From Davisburg, Michigan, Townsend played in one ECHL game with the Cincinnati Cyclones in 2010-11.

Ste-Marie (6′, 196 lbs.) began last season with the Vermont Wild (FHL) before joining the Danville Dashers (FHL). He had 10 goals and 14 assists in 22 games, and also earned a 10 game call-up to the Cincinnati Cyclones where he posted four points, all assists.

Jordan (5’10”, 165 lbs.) competed in the FHL (Federal Hockey League), SPHL (Southern Professional Hockey League, and CHL (Central Hockey League) last season. From Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, he competed in the AAHL (All American Hockey League) for three seasons (2008-11), collecting 36 points (18 goals, 18 assists) in 36 games.

Burnett (6’2″, 185 lbs.) enters his first professional season after completing a four-year career with Air Force Academy (NCAA). Last year, the Corona, California, native posted 35 points (eight goals, 27 assists) in 36 games. He led his team in assists and finished second in points in each of the last two seasons, and in 149 games at Air Force Burnett collected 33 goals and 85 assists for 118 points.

The Solar Bears Training Camp Roster includes 27 players with 17 forwards, eight defensemen, and two goalies. The roster is as follows:

Forwards:                  Defensemen:                 Goalies:

Kevin Baker                Ryan Blair                      Drew Palmisano

Thomas Beauregard    Simon Danis-Pepin        Brooks Ostergard
Derrick Burnett           Brad Good
Ryan Cruthers             Michael Jordan
Ron Cramer                Edward Levens
T.J. Fox                       Derick Martin 
Alexandre Imbeault    Michael Wilson
Gary Klapkowski        Ben Woodley
Jordan Lane
David Lun
Brett Lyon
Samson Mahbod
Mathieu Melanson
Matthew Panzo
Darick Ste-Marie
Brad Townsend
Ian Watters

All Solar Bears practices will be held at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den during Training Camp. On-ice Training Camp practices are open to the public. The schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, Sept. 29:     Players report
     Coach Berehowsky and 6 players volunteer with
 ‘Feeding Children Everywhere’ from 10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Sunday,   Sept. 30:     Player physicals
Monday,  Oct. 1:        Practice     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2:        Practice     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wed.,       Oct. 3:        Practice     10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4:       Practice     10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Friday,     Oct. 5:        Pre-Season Game – Germain Arena, Estero, FL     7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6:       Pre-Season Game – Germain Arena, Estero, FL     7:00 p.m.
Sunday,    Oct. 7:       Day Off
Monday,   Oct. 8:       Practice    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday,  Oct. 9:        Practice     10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wed.,        Oct. 10:      Practice     10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 11:     Practice    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and AHL’s Houston Aeros, are coming Out of Hibernation and will play 36 regular season home games at the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center, beginning October 20, 2012. Individual tickets for all 36 regular season home games are now on sale beginning as low as $15. To purchase your tickets, please visit or the Amway Center Box Office.

Follow the Solar Bears at www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.comFacebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates.

Season ticket plans are available now. Everyone is invited to take advantage of the Orlando Solar Bears season ticket pre-sale offer by placing a $50 deposit per ticket now to receive seat selection priority. Full and half season ticket plans range in price from $225-$1480 per season ticket (includes facility fee), reflecting a savings of up to 42% off box office pricing. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 to speak to a Ticket Sales Account Manager.

Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call 407-951-8200.

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Renowned Dog Behaviorist Cesar Millan and Beloved Great Dane Scooby-Doo Delighted Families and Dogs at the Second Annual National Family Pack Walk


 Renowned Dog Behaviorist Cesar Millan and Beloved Great Dane Scooby-Doo Delighted Families and Dogs at the Second Annual National Family Pack Walk
National Pack Walk Expo in Washington, D.C Brought Together An Estimated Ten Thousand Pack Leaders and Their Dogs to Support the Cesar Millan Foundation to Help Improve the Quality of Life for Dogs Everywhere

Cesar Millan, Scooby-Doo and Warner Bros. Consumer Products took over the National Mall for the Second Annual National Family Pack Walk on September 29, in Washington, D.C. Pack leaders, Cesar Millan and Scooby-Doo, accompanied by an estimated ten thousand friends and supporters, gathered at the National Mall for the “One Million Paw March.” Continue reading



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Amway Center to serve as site for 2012 Training Camp

The Orlando Magic will hold their 2012 training camp at the Amway Center in Orlando, beginning Tuesday, October 2.  In addition, the Magic have signed free agents Armon Johnson (#1, 6-3, 195, 2/23/89, Nevada) and DeQuan Jones (#20, 6-8, 221, 6/20/90, Miami-FL).  The roster currently stands at 19 players (roster to follow). Continue reading


World Cup in Brazil will have British seats by Nöra BlueCube

 David Cameron announced the closing of the first deal for the joint venture between the British company BlueCube and the Brazilian company Nöra, during the seminar on the upcoming major sporting events in Rio de Janeiro Continue reading


Celebrate National Public Lands Day at City of Orlando Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake



Celebrate National Public Lands Day at City of Orlando Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake

The City of Orlando invites Central Florida residents and visitors to enjoy a family day of FREE fun on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake for the City’s third annual National Public Lands Day.  This weekend, Americans from coast to coast will visit their favorite public parks, beaches, wildlife preserves or forests to enjoy and learn more about these treasured places as part of National Public Lands Day.   Continue reading


20 Worst Foods In America Revealed


Eat This, Not That! Authors Unveil Annual List of Worst Caloric Offenders At Restaurant and Fast-Food Chains Across the Nation in New 2013 Edition

Today, authors David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding revealed their annual list of the “20 Worst Foods in America” in the new EAT THIS, NOT THAT! NEW! UPDATED 2013 EDITION (Rodale Books; ISBN: 978-160-961-824-7; Paperback, $19.99; 368 pages). The list includes the nation’s worst pizza, fish, appetizer, chicken and more at major restaurant and fast-food chains across the country. The popular EAT THIS, NOT THAT! book series, which currently has more than 8 million copies in print and 15 installments, identifies unhealthy foods – in fast-food chains, restaurant chains and grocery stores – and offers healthier alternatives. Continue reading


Stride Rite® “When The Shoe Fits” Event Provides Little Princesses With Expert Fitting And New Cinderella Shoes

Stride Rite® “When The Shoe Fits” Event Provides Little Princesses With Expert Fitting And New Cinderella Shoes
Semi Annual RITE FIT Event Adds Fairy Tale Experience to Fitting and Princess Sweepstakes Celebrating the Release of Disney’s Cinderella Diamond Edition Blu-ray(TM)

The magic happens beginning today through October 31 at Stride Rite retail locations nationwide where girls will be expertly fit for their new Cinderella shoes and Moms will be invited to enter to win a Sweepstakes featuring a hometown screening of a favorite Disney Princess film for their own little princess. Continue reading


Resort Implements Horse Rehabilitation Program to Alleviate the Plight of Abandoned Horses in New Mexico

The Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, located on the Pueblo of Santa Ana between Santa Fe and Albuquerque in New Mexico, has announced a new horse rehabilitation program for neglected, abused, and abandoned horses throughout New Mexico.  As U.S. horse exports for slaughter increased 660 percent from 2006 through 2010, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the Stables at Tamaya has created the horse rehabilitation program to provide shelter and care for horses that owners are unable to care for due to age, illness, financial issues, temperament issues, and more. Continue reading


World’s Most Photographed Event Brings Beauty and Benefit to Local Economy


World’s Most Photographed Event Brings Beauty and Benefit to Local Economy

Bank of the West supports Albuquerque‘s vibrant community through International Balloon Fiesta

 With a growing national economy and possibly better weather than in 2011, the 2012 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta taking place October 6 – 14 could generate an economic impact of more than $100 million in direct and indirect spending, with significant benefits to Albuquerque’s local economy. An Economic Impact and Guest Research Study conducted in 2011 and 2009 showed that the Fiesta not only generated $90 and $106 million in direct spending those years, but that significantly more than half of those attending came from outside the region. Continue reading


Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept Car


Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept Car

Porsche is presenting the Panamera Sport Turismo concept car to show how amazingly
intelligent and efficient drive technology might look in the design language of tomorrow.
The Sport Turismo unites the next generation hybrid drive with new ideas for an
evolutionary, sporty body concept; it combines Porsche performance with comprehensive
everyday practicality.

For further information visit the Panamera Sport Turismo Microsite at:

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PEDIGREE® Brand Launches The PEDIGREE® Feeding Project to Help More Dogs Find Loving Homes

PEDIGREE® Brand Launches The PEDIGREE® Feeding Project to Help More Dogs Find Loving Homes

Shelter Dogs Will Receive the Professional Nutrition they Need, Saving Shelters Up to $100,000 A Year to Fund More Adoption Programs

More than four million dogs enter shelters each year, and they don’t always get the nutrition they need. That’s why PEDIGREE(®) Brand is continuing their commitment to helping shelter dogs with the launch of The PEDIGREE(®) Feeding Project, a new initiative to supply participating shelters with 100 percent of their core dog food needs at absolutely no cost. By removing food costs from their budgets, these shelters can focus on what really matters – finding loving homes for more of their dogs. Continue reading


Celebrate JAZZ in Sunny Isles Beach Miami! Sunny Isles Beach Hosts 5th Annual Jazz Fest

Celebrate JAZZ in Sunny Isles Beach Miami!   Sunny Isles Beach Hosts 5th Annual Jazz Fest

Florida’s Riviera is gearing up for their 5(th) Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Festpresented by REGALIA Limited Edition Living from Friday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Set amid the backdrop of 2 ½ miles of the Atlantic Ocean, Sunny Isles Beach will again celebrate the extraordinary sounds of jazz music throughout the weekend; produced by the City of Sunny Isles Beach and Sunny Isles Beach Tourism & Marketing Council and sponsored by Atlantic Broadband, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, BB&T, FIAT North Miami, Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Heineken, Miami Dade County and S. Pellegrino to benefit Joshua’s Heart Foundation. Continue reading