Corona Celebrates 135 Years Improving the Lives of Consumers Around the World

August 25, 2016

Corona, a leading Colombian multinational corporation dedicated to manufacturing and distributing products and solutions for home improvement and construction, celebrates its 135th anniversary this month. Throughout its history, this family-controlled company has upheld the values of its owners, the Echavarria family, and has managed to leverage its expertise in non-metallic minerals to transform Corona from a dishware manufacturing operation to a diversified multinational corporation with a strong presence in more than 50 markets around the world, including the United States. Corona´s more than 15,000 employees are at the center of the company´s 29 manufacturing facilities across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Brazil. There are six business units that deliver home improvement and construction products and solutions to customers globally. Corona was founded in 1881 in Colombia under the name Cerámica Antioqueña,...

New Mexico Bird Lover Raises Money to Save Displaced Birds from 18,000 Acres of National Forest Destroyed by Fire

August 25, 2016

We admire birds for their beauty, song, and graceful flight.  We also admire their importance to the ecosystem as indicators of environmental health and change. Additionally, watching birds, like watching fish or other animals, seems to make people feel good – emotionally, physically, and spiritually.  That explains why according to a recent Census Report, over 65 million Americans enjoy feeding birds in their own backyard as a convenient way to appreciate and study nature.  In June of 2016, Dog Head Fire in New Mexico was ablaze, consuming nearly 18,000 acres. Some 1,000 firefighters worked around the clock to contain it; this just 10 miles from the tranquil beauty and home of bird-lovers, Kristen and Lawrence Clark.  “My heart ached for the resulting loss, nearly 18,000 acres of beautiful forest and wildlife,” Kristen shared.  “But I was also grateful. Our home and belongings were spared. Our friends were eventually...

Montel Williams to Keynote Cannabis World Congress Los Angeles

August 24, 2016

Montel Williams, media celebrity and medical marijuana advocate will deliver a Keynote Address at the 3rd Annual , in Los Angeles, California.  Taking place Sept. 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, CWCBExpo is the leading trade show and conference on the West Coast for the medical marijuana and legalized cannabis industries.             Montel Williams Keynote entitled, “We Can’t Forget ‘Medical’ Cannabis as Legalization Becomes a Reality,” will take place, Thursday, Sept. 8th at 2:00 pm.    His important speech will focus on why, with the tide turning on the issue of full legalization, it is critical to not forget patients who have very specific needs with respect to cannabis, including strains that are less profitable in the marketplace.              “It’s clear...

Allen’s Creamery & CoffeeHouse helps premature babies walk

August 24, 2016

Allen's Creamery & CoffeeHouse based in Windermere is raising funds for the Walk For Winnie held September 17th at Seaworld Orlando. Before the main event, Ice Cream & Miracles invites you to a pre-fundraising event held at Allen's Creamery & CoffeeHouse at 523 Main St. Windermere, FL 34786 to raise money for premature babies cared for by Winnie Palmer hospital. Come enjoy Ice Cream, frozen treats, specialty coffee, raffle prizes, face painting and live music to help us raise money for a great cause. Meet the Winnie Palmer staff and tour a city police cruiser and a Mobile NICU transport unit. The Allen Family asks you to Join them on Saturday August 27th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Allen’s Creamery & CoffeeHouse in beautiful downtown Windermere. For more information contact 321-228-5555 Winnie Palmer Hospital and Walk for Winnie provides an opportunity for families to connect with physicians and caregivers who care for the little ones while... Raises $6.2 Million Seed Funding, Launches Open Beta of Groundbreaking Immersive 360° VR eSports Platform for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and Dota 2

August 24, 2016 announced the close of a $6.2 million seed round of equity funding and the open beta launch of its eSports entertainment platform.  Built with cutting-edge, patented technology, provides eSports spectators with a uniquely immersive and cinematic experience in 360° and virtual reality (VR). was founded in Fall 2015 by successful entrepreneurs led by Mitch Liu, co-founder of Tapjoy, a leading mobile advertising company, and Gameview Studios, a mobile game studio acquired by DeNA. Its seed investors include top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firms including DCM Ventures, Sierra Ventures, The Venture Reality Fund (VR Fund), and Japanese mobile gaming companies GREE and Colopl. Leading Hollywood media investors CAA Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI), Greycroft Partners, and Advancit Capital, along with Sparkland Capital and Green Pine Capital Partners also participated in the round.

Drawing on Frontline Industry Pros, Woodbury University Animation Department Forms Advisory Board

August 25, 2016

In an effort to keep both the university and the Southern California creative community in the forefront of the industry, Woodbury University today announced that its Animation Department has formed a new Advisory Board.  The 14-member panel consists of professional animators, retired animation industry professionals, past and present Animation Department faculty and graduates of Woodbury’s award-winning animation program. According to Dori Littell-Herrick, chair of the Animation Department within Woodbury’s School of Media, Culture & Design, the panel will provide input, insight and innovative ideas the university can use to design programs that will offer current and future Animation Department students the education and experience they need to succeed in the fast-changing animation industry. “In today’s global media industry, much of the production work is done out of state or overseas, and animation is no exception to this,”...

SynAudCon Digital Seminar 2016

August 24, 2016

Upcoming seminar will be held in the Los Angeles, CA area on September 26th – 28th 2016. This will precede the AES Scheduled Conference starting on September 29th, 2016. The is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to digital audio, digital signal processing, and IP networks. “This course is designed to dramatically shorten the learning curve for understanding everything from data formats to networked audio systems.” States Pat Brown, event organizer and owner of . The is separated into an agenda-based schedule; covering in-depth information and practical application of digital-based concepts. The , taught by Steve Macatee, includes comprehensive course materials; a complete manual, support files and a certificate of completion. Steve Macatee is Director of Product Development and Training at . Over the past 20 years Mr. Macatee has worked in manufacturing, test, documentation, analog, digital...

Locally Filmed Indy Movie 'Misfortune' Premiere Screening in Tucson, AZ - August 26 to September 2, 2016

August 24, 2016

Gunnison Galaxy Films is pleased to announce that our award-winning independent film, 'Misfortune,' filmed entirely on location in Tucson and surrounding area, will have its first commercial premiere in Tucson.  The Harkins 18 at the Tucson Spectrum, 5455 S. Calle Santa Cruz, will show 'Misfortune' at 10:40am, 12:55pm, 3:10pm, 5:25pm, 7:50pm and 10:00pm daily from Friday, August 26th through Friday, September 2nd.   The film is directed by Desmond Devenish, who is also the lead actor.  Arizona's stunning landscape and vibrant culture is beautifully represented in 'Misfortune,' which utilized a film crew comprised heavily of local film students.  'Misfortune' was also recently featured at the Arizona Film Festival.  Mr. Devenish will be in Tucson from August 25th to the 28th, and can be contacted  310.729.7749, or at [email protected]  We welcome any media interest...

Youfit Health Clubs® Steps Up To Take Down Childhood Illness

August 23, 2016

On September 17, 2016, members of Youfit® Health Clubs all around the country will come together to participate in a local 5K turned national. Youfit’s expansion of the into its 100-plus clubs was created to raise additional funds for the foundation. This year, Youfit is a Vendor Village Sponsor of the MCHF 5K where the brand will be on site with a tent to provide participants with interactive green-screen photo booth, prizes, free goodies and 3-day passes for all runners. “This foundation is very close to our hearts, and as a sponsor, we wanted to find a way to give and do more,” said Tom Peterson, Chief Marketing Officer of Youfit Health Clubs. “There is nothing more exciting than giving all our members an opportunity to be there, whether virtually or in person, honoring these children.” Prior to the race, participants in Youfit clubs all over the nation will virtually join the Youfit-led warm-up that will occur in Miami. As the...

Not Heard or Seen! Tranquil - Discreet Noise Cancellation on the Ear with Multiple Modes

August 24, 2016

Tranquil was designed to give you the luxury of being able to cancel out unwanted noises with a device that is unnoticeable even to the person sitting right next to you. Tranquil's multiple modes allow you to reduce unwanted noises like plane engines or that disruptive snoring making sure you achieve peace and tranquility when you want it. Tranquil, with a simple flip of a switch, has the ability to change between three modes: Quiet Mode for near total silence, Voice Mode for allowing you to hear someone speaking to you while still reducing those loud background noises (like having conversations on an plane trip) and Sleep Mode which is used to mask noises while you sleep. Tranquil is designed to fit comfortably and securely over and behind the ear, making it discreet and nearly invisible.  At only 1" by 1.5", Tranquil vanishes behind your ear and...

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