Yankee Candle Satisfies Thanksgiving Appetites and Gives Back To Military With Thanksgiving Dinner CollectionOne Dollar Per Candle Sold From New Limited Edition Collection to Benefit the USO


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The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of premium scented candles, today announced the launch of Thanksgiving Dinner Collection, a new limited edition collection featuring three true to life Thanksgiving fragrances: Turkey with Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Sweet Potato Pie. As only Yankee Candle can, the company has brought delicious traditions to life to commemorate the most celebrated meal of the year and give back to the military through a partnership with the USO. Continue reading

MetroPCS Brings Feature-Rich LG Optimus F6(TM) and Nationwide 4G Experience to Consumers at Incredible Value


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MetroPCS, a brand of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), is continuing to deliver the best wireless deal in town with the introduction of a new, full-featured 4G Android(TM) smartphone – the Optimus F6(TM) from LG Electronics. The Optimus F6 delivers high-end functionality at a tremendous value when combined with MetroPCS’ affordable nationwide 4G service plan Continue reading

Elephant In Times Square, Moving Image Billboard


TimesSquareBillboard5-AsherJay-SFMarchForElephants.jpg.492x0_q85_crop-smartOn September 29th, a digitally animated billboard was unveiled in New York’s Times Square; it will tell the story of Earth’s last remaining wild elephants who are on their way to extinction; the billboard will warn us that unless we come together to act passionately, cohesively and determinedly to halt the massacre of our most charismatic terrestrial herbivore, it will disappear from our planet within 10 years. Continue reading

MCPARLAND RETURNS TO SOLAR BEARS Forward Scored Four Points in Eight Games with Orlando


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MCPARLAND RETURNS TO SOLAR BEARS
Forward Scored Four Points in Eight Games with Orlando

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Iowa Wild and Toronto Marlies, announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Nick McParland for the 2013-14 season.

McParland (6’1″, 201 lbs.) played in each of the final eight games for the Solar Nick McParlandBears last season, scoring two goals and adding two assists for four points. Both of McParland’s goals came in his professional debut against the Gwinnett Gladiators on March 17. The 26 year old forward joined the Solar Bears after completing a four-year career at Lake Superior State University (NCAA). In 142 games with LSSU, McParland notched 48 goals and 74 assists for 122 points. His best statistical season came in 2011-12, where as a junior he scored 14 goals and added on 13 assists for 27 points in 39 games. That season, the Screiber, Ontario, native led Lake Superior State in goals and finished second in points.

The Solar Bears current roster includes 25 players for the 2013-14 season:

Forwards (15): Defensemen (9): Goalies (1):
Shane Bakker (PTO)
Kyle Beattie
Marshall Everson
Zach Harrison
Jacob Lagace
Taylor Matson
Nick McParland
Tyler Murovich
Kory Nagy
Michael Neal
David Rutherford
C.J. Severyn
Ian Slater
Scott Tanski
Mike Ullrich
Bryce Aneloski
Jake Areshenko
Eric Baier
Paul Baier
Ryan Blair
Corey Fienhage
Joe Marciano
Alexander Milley (PTO)
Cody Wild
Peter Delmas (HAM)
PTO – Professional Tryout Agreement
HAM – Assigned from the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)

Orlando Solar Bears individual game tickets for the 2013-14 season are on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the Amway Center Box Office or online at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com or Ticketmaster.com. For the Promotional Calendar, click here.

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Iowa Wild and Toronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.

 

Follow the Solar Bears at www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.comFacebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following ShadestheSolarBear.

Don’t get shut-out when we sell out! 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 for the 2013-14 season. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 or visitwww.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.

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 or visit www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at: http://shop.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/

Since beginning operations in November of 2011, the Solar Bears have helped raise over $350,000 for the Central Florida community. To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community, click here.

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50,000 Students Experience Orlando Philharmonic “Young People’s Concerts”


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This fall, over 50,000 elementary students will attend the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s Young People’s Concerts at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. The 2013 concerts, entitled “Heroes & Legends” began last Monday, and will run through November, for a total of 26 performances. Continue reading

Bright Pink® teams up with Aerie® by American Eagle Outfitters for the 2013 Show Your Support Campaign Focused On Breast Health Awareness For Young Women.


AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS, INC. BRIDGET BRANational breast and ovarian preventive health non-profit Bright Pink is proud to announce an integrated initiative with Aerie, the intimates and apparel brand from American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO). For the fourth consecutive year Aerie and Bright Pink will run an in-store and online campaign from September 18(th) through the month of October, while supplies last. Aerie will launch a limited edition Bright Pink Bridget(TM) Bra with 100% of sales benefitting Bright Pink. The goal of the partnership is to spark the conversations around the importance of breast health awareness starting at a young age. Continue reading

Hotspotio App Introduces WIFI for Favors


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New app lets friends and strangers share WIFI and 4G connections in exchange for hugs, drinks or Facebook ‘likes’ without sharing a password

Hotspotio, a new Android app that lets users exchange WIFI for favors, is helping people avoid spotty, slow connections by linking them up to WIFI and 4G networks that belong to friends and charitable strangers. In exchange for WIFI access, easily located on the Hotspotio map system, community members can return the gift of WIFI access with a hug, drink, Facebook ‘like’ and more. Continue reading

Florida Realtors® to Florida Cabinet: Impacts from Flood Insurance Reform Could Hurt Economy Recovery


florida-realtors-logo-280At the invitation of Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Realtors President Dean Asher spoke to members of the Florida Cabinet this morning about concerns that Realtors and Floridians across the state have because of “unintended consequences” from the federal Biggert-Waters Flood Reform Act of 2012, signed into law on July 6, 2012, and phased in over time Continue reading

Barneys New York Announces Holiday 2013: A New York Holiday In Collaboration With Shawn ‘JAY Z’ Carter To Benefit The Shawn Carter Foundation


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We are Barneys New York, but the city is more than just our name.  It informs our style, our attitude, our outlook.  And we are not the only ones.  Creative New Yorkers throughout history–including Shawn ‘JAY Z’ Carter–have also used this city as inspiration. Continue reading

Embraer Defense & Security Acquires Remaining 50% of Atech´s Shares


 embraer-logoEmbraer Defense & Security signed a contract to acquire the remaining 50% of Atech Negocios em Tecnologia S.A. shares, as part of its acquisition strategy. Since the Company had already acquired 50% of Atech, in April 2011, it now becomes the only shareholder of Atech. Continue reading