Blog Posts by Stacy Curtin

  • Experts Provide Did-You-Knows for Fall Lawn Maintenance

    University Turfgrass Experts From Coast-to-Coast Offer Tips for Winter Prep and a Green Spring Lawn

    SALEM, OR--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2016) - Fall has just begun, but according to turfgrass experts from across the nation, lawn owners should waste no time in preparing their lawns for the winter weather ahead. Fall lawn care promotes good root development, enhances storage of energy reserves and extends color retention in lawns. Grass Seed USA, a national coalition of grass seed farmers and academic turf specialists, conducted a survey of university professors and turfgrass specialists from esteemed horticulture departments to gather lesser known fall lawn care tips for a healthy, beautiful lawn come spring.

    "Lawn care begins to change in the fall as your lawn tries to take in as much nutrients and moisture as it can in preparation for the dormant winter months ahead," said Bryan Ostlund, Grass Seed USA executive director. "Simple lawn care chores such as reseeding, weeding, aerating and fertilizing help a lawn immensely and show nearly immediate results come spring."

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    Contact:
    Media contact:
    Claire Castellanos
    claire.castellanos@lanepr.com
    503-546-7894
  • adidas Golf and Dustin Johnson Agree to New Long-Term Deal

    CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- adidas Golf and Dustin Johnson today announced a new multi-year apparel and footwear deal.  2017 will mark the company's tenth year collaborating with the 2016 PGA of America Player of the Year Award and Vardon Trophy recipient, 2016 US Open Champion, Top American and #2 Player in the World.

    Dustin Johnson, PGA TOUR professional, extends partnership with adidas Golf

    adidas footwear and apparel are designed to optimize an athlete's performance. In golf, the most important measure of performance is speed, which translates to distance and Johnson's jaw dropping drives have him hunting for titles every week. adidas Golf apparel frees Johnson's 6'4" frame to produce his Tour-leading distance, while his use of TOUR360 BOOST shoes have helped catapult adidas Golf footwear to the #2 market share* position.

    "DJ's scoring and legendary ball striking draw huge galleries and substantial television exposure, which are critical to the promotion of our apparel and footwear.  We believe his US Open Championship is the first of

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  • Osisko Commences Drilling at Black Dog

    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2016) - Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK.TO) ("Osisko") is pleased to announce that it has commenced a 15,000 metre drill program on its 100% owned Black Dog property (formerly known as the "Souart" property) situated 14 kilometres southwest of the Windfall deposit.

    The drill program has been designed to test targets along the five kilometre of strike of the main structure hosting the historical Nubar showing, to investigate gold anomalies associated with the Tourmaline Hill Zone, and to expand the Barry-Souart Zone.

    About the Black Dog Property

    The Black Dog property was acquired by Osisko in February 2016 (as further described in the press release of Osisko dated February 3, 2016). The property is located 90 kilometres east of the town of Lebel-sur-Quevillon, Québec on the Barry-Urban greenstone belt and lies 14 kilometres southwest from the Windfall Lake gold deposit. Black Dog hosts three known zones of mineralisation

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    Contact:
    Osisko Mining Inc.
    John Burzynski
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 363-8653

  • TAG Oil Updates Recent Operational Activities

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Oil and gas exploration and production company, TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO and OTCQX: TAOIF, "TAG"), is pleased to provide the following update on its operations in the Taranaki Basin of New Zealand.

    Sidewinder Production (100% TAG)

    As reported in TAG's August 15, 2016 press release, a low-cost recompletion to an existing wellbore at Sidewinder demonstrated the potential of a previously unproduced oil leg following testing. Since August 18, 2016, when equipment was installed allowing for 24-hour oil production, the well has been on stabilized flow at an average of approximately 180 B/d. One additional well at Sidewinder and several gas wells at Cheal are now being reviewed as candidates for recompletions as oil producers. It is anticipated that the Sidewinder-2 well recompletion and perforation operations will add an additional 100 b/d of production.

    Cheal Production (100% TAG)

    TAG currently has approximately 1,200 BOE/d of production, which

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  • Robb Report Celebrates Four Decades Of Luxury With Special 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

    October 2016 Edition Closes with 30% Year-over-Year Growth; Brand Sees Largest October Issue in Nearly a Decade

    NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Robb Report is celebrating 40 years as the leading voice in global luxury with its largest October issue in nearly a decade. The special collector's edition of the magazine—now on newsstands—remembers past moments, products, and pioneers whose status as luxury icons has been cemented throughout history, and celebrates the future innovations and mavericks that promise to change the luxury game in the decades to come.

    Robb Report Celebrates 40th Anniversary with October Issue

    "Volume 1, issue 1, of Robb Report first hit newsstands in 1976," said editor in chief Brett Anderson. "Devoted to advertisements for new and vintage Rolls-Royces, the brand evolved over the course of four decades to eventually become the nation's first widely circulated luxury lifestyle publication, which currently serves as the luxury industry's global source for the best of the best, with a footprint that now encompasses 17 international editions worldwide. For all of the changes that have taken place in the years since Robb

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  • Super League Gaming Announces its Largest Season Yet Across North America with Metropolis Madness

    In Season Five, Super League Gaming Lets Players Build and Battle in US Landmarks in the Legendary Sandbox Game Across More Than 50 Cities Beginning October 18

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Super League Gaming, the Santa Monica-based company that transforms movie theaters into interactive, multiplayer gaming arenas, today announced the fifth season of its Minecraft event series -- Metropolis Madness. Taking place in more than 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada, this 4-week league tests 6-16 year-old Minecrafters' creativity, critical thinking and teamwork for the chance to win the coveted Super Bolt trophy and a $15,000 scholarship.

    Super League Gaming logo

    "Our Minecraft series is the ultimate gaming destination for players seeking a fun, interactive and unmatched social gameplay experience only available at a Super League Gaming event," said Ann Hand, CEO, Super League Gaming. "We're so honored and thrilled to now be in our fifth season and we're confident our players will be amazed with what we have in store for this season."

    Held for four consecutive Tuesdays starting October 18, Metropolis Madness is Super League Gaming's most ambitious

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  • FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wunderman, the leading global digital agency, today announced that Joachim Bader, 47, has been appointed to the new role of Chief Executive Officer of Central Europe. Bader, who begins officially on October 3, joins Wunderman from SapientNitro where he served as Vice President of Continental Europe and was a member of the European Leadership Board .

    WUNDERMAN APPOINTS JOACHIM BADER AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF CENTRAL EUROPE

    As CEO of Central Europe, Bader will be responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Bader will lead the German operation of Wunderman, working closely with the general managers within each German office as well as with Markus Hoefinger and Andreas Widmer, the CEO's of Austria and Switzerland, respectively.  

    For over ten years, Bader has been one of the most distinguished experts in multi-channel digital marketing and business transformation in Germany. He brings significant expertise in the automotive, travel, fashion/luxury industries, and oversaw the creation of the iconic,

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  • National Coffee Day Is Thursday, September 29th

    For Every Cup Purchased, Caribou Coffee Will Donate a Cup to the Caregivers of Coloradans Fighting Cancer With the Hopes of Donating 30,000 cups!

    DENVER, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

     

    WHAT: 

    National Coffee Day, Thursday, September 29th

     

    To celebrate National Coffee Day in the Denver area, Caribou Coffee is offering a special incentive. For every cup of coffee purchased on National Coffee Day, Caribou will match that and donate a cup of coffee to families and nurses in cancer centers in Colorado with hopes of donating 30,000 cups of coffee for caregivers. 

     

     

    WHY:

    Caribou Coffee is a strong supporter of cancer research and treatment organizations. For 21 years, Caribou offers its Amy's Blend collection in honor of Amy Erickson, Caribou's original roastmaster, who lost her battle with breast cancer in 1995.



    WHEN:

    Thursday, September 29,  2016

    All day long.

     

    WHERE:

    All Caribou Coffee locations in Colorado. For a full list go to: http://m.cariboucoffee.com/locations/?address=Colorado

     

     

    CARIBOU COFFEE

    Founded in 1992, Caribou Coffee is the second largest company-operated premium coffeehouse in the

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  • Ready4 Unveils Annual Ranking of the Top 25 Most Desired Business Schools

    Represents expressed interest of 250,000+ prospective students

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

    Ready4, the company revolutionizing mobile learning through personal and effective solutions, today unveiled its second annual rankings of the most desired business schools around the globe. Unlike traditional business school rankings that are based on complex methodology and, in many cases, information self reported by participating schools, Ready4’s rankings represent the voice of current and prospective students and provide unparalleled insight into what schools students most want to attend. Notable observations from this year’s ranking include:

    This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160929005701/en/

    • Harvard and Stanford are the top two most desired schools for the second year in a row, while the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) moved up two positions into the third spot,
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    Contact:
    Ready4
    Laurie Gallagher
    Laurie@ready4.com
    or
    Version 2.0 Communications
    Jenna Gilligan, 617-426-2222
    JGilligan@v2comms.com
  • Insurity Named to Tech Top 40 List for Second Year in a Row

    Insurity Named to the Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum’s Annual List of Fastest Growing Tech Firms for Second Year Running.

    HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

    Insurity, Inc., an industry leading provider of core insurance processing, data and analytics solutions and services, is pleased to announce the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP has named Insurity to their list of fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Insurity was honored alongside 39 other companies at an awards ceremony held on September 22 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.

    The Marcum Tech Top 40, now in its 9th year, recognizes technology leaders in six industry sectors, including Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Environmental, Life Sciences, New Media/Internet/Telecom, IT Services, and Software. Insurity has been named a Tech Top 40 in the software category. Insurity is a recipient of this award due to strong revenue growth of at least $3 million in annual revenue as well growth in each of the

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    Contact:
    Insurity
    Erica Carlson
    860-616-7695
    erica.carlson@insurity.com

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