Nexus Services Will Pay Bail For Counter-Protesters

2017-08-12

“We respect the constitutional rights of the citizens’ of Charlottesville, particularly the young people rallying against hate who attend the University of Virginia.  We also know that many young people lack the money to secure and post bond. Nexus Services Inc. will help those counter protesting the neo-Confederate rally, particularly students, and get help them out of jail and home as soon as possible.” Nexus Services, Inc. will not secure bond for anyone wearing masks in public demonstrations that are found to be in violation the “Ku Klux Klan Act” of 1871. The bail-assistance hotline is 434-688-0036. Collect calls will be accepted. Friends, faculty and relatives are encouraged to share this number with any one joining the counter-protest against the neo-Confederates and in need assistance paying bail. “While we firmly believe in freedom of assembly and freedom of speech, it appears, however, that those being arrested in Charlottesville are...

Mom Reviews Learning Rx Brain Training  Charlottesville Student Success
Mom Reviews Learning Rx Brain Training Charlottesville Student Success

2017-08-10

Press Release – updated: Aug 10, 2017 08:00 EDT Colorado Springs, CO, August 10, 2017 –  One-on-one brain training company LearningRx is celebrating the incredible success of 9-year-old Anders,  a Charlottesville student who enrolled in a nine-month program of one-on-one brain training at his local LearningRx center. Anders would frequently be removed from his classroom in order to have him complete his work alone because he couldn’t stay focused and he’d disturb other students. He was getting 1’s and 2’s on his report cards and had trouble staying on task for any length of time. Anders was frequently frustrated and found his homework to be incredibly difficult. His mother began to worry that he would start to feel ostracized due to being sent away from the classroom to do his...

Carolinas’ Construction Leaders Honored
Carolinas’ Construction Leaders Honored

2017-08-10

CAGC Hall of Fame Legacy Award Winners: Franklin “Jack” Blythe, Blythe Brothers Construction Company, Charlotte, NC Norman Wilhelm, Rea Construction Company, Charlotte, NC O.P. Crowder, Crowder Constructors, Inc., Charlotte, NC Richard Ashmore, Ashmore Brothers, Inc., Greer, SC W.T. Crowder, Crowder Constructors, Inc., Charlotte, NC CAGC Hall of Fame Award Winners: Bill Marshburn, D. J. Rose & Son, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC Chuck Wilson, C.T. Wilson Construction Company, Durham, NC Keith Wayne, Wayne Brothers, Inc., Davidson, NC Sam Hunter, T. A. Loving Company, Goldsboro, NC Scott Fant, Sloan Construction Company, Inc., Duncan, SC The winners and their families were honored at the 2017 CAGC...

Monique Danielle Bridal House Presents the Ultimate Bridal Showcase
Monique Danielle Bridal House Presents the Ultimate Bridal Showcase

2017-08-10

Charlotte, NC, August 10, 2017– Monique Danielle Bridal House invites you to attend the inaugural Ultimate Bridal Showcase. Brides and grooms-to-be will share the spotlight on Sunday, September 3rd to see the latest in wedding attire from MD Bridal House. Runway fashion shows will start at the top of each hour from 2pm-6pm. Preregistration check-in begins at 2pm. Chat with the area’s most talented wedding professionals and enter to win giveaways from photographers, jewelers, musicians, caterers, and much more. “The showcase highlights every detail brides and grooms need to plan their special day and start their new life together. No matter what type of wedding you’re planning, there’s something for everyone at the Ultimate Bridal Showcase,” says Erika King, CEO of MD Bridal House. Brides and grooms-to-be may preregister for free. Advance general admission tickets are $5.00. To preregister or purchase...

LearningRx Charlottesville Celebrates College Prep Student's Success
LearningRx Charlottesville Celebrates College Prep Student's Success

2017-08-09

17-year-old athlete goes from falling behind his peers to prepping for college with ease. Press Release – updated: Aug 9, 2017 08:00 EDT Colorado Springs, CO, August 9, 2017 – One-on-one brain training company LearningRx is celebrating the incredible success of 17-year-old Will, a Charlottesville student who enrolled in an 18-week ThinkRx program and eight hours of StudyRx at his local LearningRx center. Will was losing interest in school and having trouble staying motivated. He felt frustrated that he couldn’t keep up with his peers academically and wanted his grades to improve. At first, Will was concerned that he wouldn’t have time to do brain training because he was already taking multiple AP courses and training as a gymnast. But by the end of the personal brain training program,...

John Greivenkamp of  University of Arizona elected to SPIE presidential chain
John Greivenkamp of University of Arizona elected to SPIE presidential chain

2017-08-09

SAN DIEGO, California, USA August 09, 2017 — SPIE Fellow John Greivenkamp , professor of optical science and ophthalmology at the College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, has been elected to serve as the 2018 Vice President of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. With his election, Greivenkamp joins the SPIE presidential chain and will serve as President-Elect in 2019 and as the society’s President in 2020. SPIE 2017 President Glenn Boreman, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, made the announcement along with other SPIE election results at the Annual General Meeting of the Society on 8 August during SPIE...

Tailgating Sports Marketing Brings the Ultimate Fan Experience to ALSD 2017
Tailgating Sports Marketing Brings the Ultimate Fan Experience to ALSD 2017

2017-08-09

LAKE WYLIE, SC – 08/08/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Tailgating Sports Marketing (TGSM) returned as an exhibitor in the Association of Luxury Suite Directors’ 27th Annual ALSD Conference and Tradeshow this month in Miami, FL.  The event took place July 10-13, 2017 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.  The mission of the conference was to “create a community for professionals in the premium seating industry.”  The conference drew more than 1,000 luxury suite executives, with over 100 companies exhibiting in the accompanying tradeshow.  ALSD provides a forum for premium seating executives to discuss industry best practices and recent innovations in technology. Topics for 2017 included the

Are Screens Disconnecting Your Family? Families Managing Media Brings Nationally Acclaimed Expert to Help Area Parents
Are Screens Disconnecting Your Family? Families Managing Media Brings Nationally Acclaimed Expert to Help Area Parents

2017-08-09

Are Screens Disconnecting Your Family? Families Managing Media Brings Nationally Acclaimed Expert to Help Area Parents Don’t miss a life changing night on August 31 at 7:00 pm with nationally acclaimed speaker, author, psychologist and Fox News contributor, Tom Kersting, who will empower you to reconnect your family by exploring the mental and emotional effects of screens on kids’ brains. You will leave with strategies to help your child thrive in the real world and feel equipped to raise leaders (vs. followers) who are able to balance screen habits and healthy relationships. Charlotte, NC, August 09, 2017– We see it everywhere: at parks, restaurants, and in our homes and cars – kids connected to handheld devices and disconnected from the world around them. According to recent research, the average 13-year-old spends over 8 hours a day, seven days a week on a screen. This has reduced family connection in many homes....

EHC, Inc. Set to Begin Widening of SR 82 and Wraps Up 2 Projects
EHC, Inc. Set to Begin Widening of SR 82 and Wraps Up 2 Projects

2017-08-08

    NAPLES, FL, August 08, 2017 — EHC, Inc., a construction company that provides pre-construction, earthwork, and infrastructure services, is proud to announce the SR 82 widening project in Fort Myers with AJAX Paving for the Florida Department of Transportation. The new project is set to begin in the coming weeks. In addition, EHC completed development of the Naples Grand Sales Center in Naples and the Somero Enterprises addition in Fort Myers. Both the Naples Grande Sales Center and Somero Enterprises addition projects started in the first quarter of 2017. AJAX Paving engaged EHC to expand SR 82 between Colonial Boulevard through the Daniels Parkway intersection to six lanes. EHC is providing 580,000 cubic yards of excavation including an off-site borrow pit, subsoil excavation, over 600,000 cubic yards of embankment, surcharge embankment, more than 300,000 square yards of Type B stabilization, and optional base groups 1, 4, 6, 9 and 10 for the...

Construction’s Young Leaders Honored by Carolinas AGC
Construction’s Young Leaders Honored by Carolinas AGC

2017-08-07

Kristen Harwood, Rodgers, Charlotte, NC Casey Schwager, Sloan Construction Company, Duncan, SC Joshua Mauney, Paragon Safety Group, Inc., Raleigh, NC Matt Brown, Sanford Contractors, Inc., Sanford, NC Winners were honored at the 2017 Carolinas AGC Divisions’ Conference & Construction Industry Summit on July 29 in Myrtle Beach, SC. For more information on winners and the awards click here. Learn more about the CAGC Young Leader program.

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