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

METROPCS LG OPTIMUS F6Consumers can pair 4G Optimus F6(TM) smartphone with ‘$40, period’ wireless service

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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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”


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


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


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


NYC & Company Announces New Partnership With World’s Largest Accommodation Site Booking.com

downloadCity’s Marketing and Tourism Organization Selects Booking.com as the Exclusive Hotel Booking Engine for the Nation’s Number One City Tourism Destination–

NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announces a new partnership with Booking.com–the world’s largest accommodation booking site–to increase tourism and generate additional hotel bookings to the nation’s number one big city tourism destination. Effective today, Booking.com will become the exclusive hotel booking engine powering the City’s official tourism website, nycgo.com, helping NYC & Company bolster incremental hotel bookings during key need periods, exclusively for its hotel member properties. Consumers visiting nycgo.com/hotels can begin making New York City hotel reservations today using the new e-commerce offering, a first-of-its-kind, hotel booking platform promoting a travel destination. Continue reading




In developing a new ad campaign with the New York City’s Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, Bandujo has employed a completely new strategy – reach women caught in the confusing and insidious cycle of abuse that occurs before physical violence begins. Traditionally, Domestic Violence ads visually depict bruises and scenes of assault. In bypassing the cycle of emotional, verbal, economic and sexual abuse that victims often endure, such ads don’t speak to a large portion of abused women, because they haven’t been physically abused – yet. Continue reading


Bang & Olufsen Introduces New Wireless Speaker Technology at CEDIA 2013

 BANG & OLUFSEN CUBEBANG & OLUFSEN IMMACULATE WIRELESS SOUNDBang & Olufsen announces the introduction of a new wireless speaker platform, the first ever to use wireless technology that is robust enough for high-end digital sound, at CEDIA 2013 tradeshow in Denver, Colorado. With the new wireless technology, audiophiles can now enjoy 24-bit, uncompressed music wirelessly. Installers and decorators can achieve cinema-quality surround sound without the wire clutter. The new wireless technology by Bang & Olufsen incorporates WiSA’s (Wireless Speaker and Audio Association) open standard to achieve the ultimate sound performance in multi-channel wireless set up. Therefore, Bang & Olufsen’s next-generation wireless speakers, to be introduced later this fall, will connect to any WiSA compliant third-party television, Blu-ray player, AV receiver or the like – simply, flexibly and brilliantly. Continue reading

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MAGIC SIGN OSBY, FOUR OTHERS; PREPARE FOR CAMP 2013 Training Camp at Amway Center takes place October 1-7


2013 Training Camp at Amway Center takes place October 1-7


Orlando, FL – The Orlando Magic have signed rookie forward Romero Osby, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today.  Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed.  In addition to Osby, the Magic have signed free agents Mickell Gladness (#40, 6-11, 220, 7/26/86, Alabama A&M), Manny Harris (#3, 6-5, 185, 9/21/89, Michigan), Solomon Jones (#22, 6-10, 245, 7/16/84, South Florida) and Kris Joseph (#32, 6-7, 210, 12/17/88, Syracuse).  The roster currently stands at 19 players (roster to follow). Continue reading


United Airlines Launches 30 Days of Friendly Giveaway, Celebrates New Brand Campaign

UNITED AIRLINES LOGOUnited Airlines today is offering friends and followers of its social media channels 30 ways to win prizes in the next 30 days with the launch of the “30 Days of Friendly” social media promotion, celebrating the airline’s newly launched brand campaign: “Flyer Friendly.” Continue reading