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Georgia Power Earns Top Customer Experience Ratings for Utilities

2017-04-04

ATLANTA, April 4, 2017 — Georgia Power delivers the best customer experience in the utilities industry, according to the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual customer experience ranking of companies based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers. Georgia Power took the top spot out of the 19 utilities included in this year’s ratings, earning a score of 78% and coming in 28th place overall out of 331 companies across 20 industries. “Congratulations to Georgia Power for making the most improvements over the last year and taking over the top spot for customer experience in the utilities industry,” states Bruce Temkin, managing partner of Temkin Group. Now in its seventh year of publication, the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings is the most comprehensive benchmark of customer experience in the industry, evaluating 331 companies across 20 industries: airlines, auto dealers, banks, computer & tablet makers, credit card issuers, fast food chains, health plans, hotels...

Sanderson Farms Reflects on its Partnership with United Way
Sanderson Farms Reflects on its Partnership with United Way

2017-04-04

LAUREL, Miss., April 4, 2017 — Sanderson Farms and the United Way share a rich history. In 1979, Joe F. Sanderson, Sr. served as Board President of the Jones County Givers Fund, an organization now known as the United Way of the Pine Belt Region. This tradition is continued by current leaders within Sanderson Farms who sit on United Way boards across the Southeast. Sanderson Farms’ Chairman and CEO, Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., carries on his father’s belief that a company will only be as successful as the communities in which it operates. As Sanderson Farms’ operations have expanded, the company’s charitable giving has also grown. The Sanderson Family has led by example to create a culture of giving within Sanderson Farms. In addition to its corporate giving, the company matches dollar-for-dollar every employee donation made to the United Way. Since 1999, when computer records began recording charitable contributions, the company and its employees have donated over $8.1...

Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest
Yamaha Volunteers Support San Bernardino National Forest

2017-04-04

Outdoor Access Initiative Assists in Rehabbing Public Lands and OHV Areas Impacted by 2016 Wildfires CYPRESS, CA– – April 04, 2017) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees returned to the San Bernardino National Forest this past weekend to volunteer their time in support of projects aiding the fire-damaged OHV trails within the Trestles / Baldy Mesa OHV staging area. Working with members of the Southern California Mountains Foundation (SCMF) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the effort continued a nearly ten-year tradition of Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative volunteer projects in one of the nation’s most frequently visited forests. The popular Trestles / Baldy Mesa...

M3AAWG Issues New Papers Explaining Password Security, Multifactor Authentication, Encryption Use and DDoS Safeguards; Announces 2017 Leadership and Committee Chairs
M3AAWG Issues New Papers Explaining Password Security, Multifactor Authentication, Encryption Use and DDoS Safeguards; Announces 2017 Leadership and Committee Chairs

2017-04-04

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– – Apr 4, 2017) – Addressing current threats such as DDoS attacks and Internet of Things security, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group has released five new best practices papers and created new special interest groups to develop cybersecurity approaches that will help protect end-users. The organization also announced its 2017 leadership and committee chairs who are responsible for supporting the group’s ongoing collaborative efforts and identifying new areas of online vulnerability. The new best practices papers outline recommended processes to help companies and service providers better safeguard their networks and are based on the experience of anti-abuse experts in computer security, business, public policy...

Tijuana Flats' Just in Queso Foundation(R) Raises Nearly $40,000 for Local Schools, Children's Cancer Center, and More
Tijuana Flats' Just in Queso Foundation(R) Raises Nearly $40,000 for Local Schools, Children's Cancer Center, and More

2017-04-04

Tex-Mex chain hosts 4K Taco Dash Run, themed Casino Night benefiting local charities and causes ORLANDO, FL– – April 04, 2017) – Tijuana Flats announces today that it has raised nearly $40,000 for its Just In Queso Foundation®, a non-profit program that provides aid to individuals, communities and organizations in markets with a Tijuana Flats location, as a result of two fundraising events over the last two weeks — a 4K Taco Dash Run and Casino Night. The 4K Taco Dash Run, which was the company’s first 4K event, took place on March 18 and attracted 300 attendees. Nearly $10,000 was raised during the event, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Seminole County public schools. The majority of funds raised during the event will go to the Just In Queso Foundation®, for current and future community causes. Tijuana Flats’ second annual Casino Night took place on March 26, with 250 people gathering to place...

Introducing New Malibu® Beer
Introducing New Malibu® Beer

2017-04-04

STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2017 — United States Beverage (US Beverage) today announced the upcoming launch of Malibu® Beer, a first-of-its-kind product aiming to redefine the Summer beer landscape bringing more flavor and more fun to a growing consumer space. This refreshing golden lager is flavored with a hint of natural coconut for a light tropical note and features 5% ABV. The product is slated for a select market roll-out beginning May 1st 2017 in Miami/Fort Lauderdale (FL), San Diego (CA) & Ann-Arbor/Lansing (MI).  Produced in the Caribbean, Malibu® Beer will be imported into the U.S. market by United States Beverage under exclusive licensing from the Malibu® brand. The introduction of Malibu® Beer was based on extensive research done over the past several years that identified consumers’ desire for a mainstream lighter-bodied beer with flavor. “Research confirmed that a beer that embodies the flavor and fun personality traits of the Malibu brand is an innovative...

Speedemissions, Inc. Announces Year-End 2016 Financial Results
Speedemissions, Inc. Announces Year-End 2016 Financial Results

2017-04-04

Company Realize Increase in Sales, Decrease in Expenses and Prepares for New Revenue Channel ATLANTA, GA– – Apr 4, 2017) – Speedemissions, Inc. (OTC PINK: SPMI) (the “Company”), a national retail brand offering consumers automobile emissions testing and safety inspections, as well as the developer BuyCarSafety.com and the Automobile Data Vehicle Information Safety Report (“ADVISR”), today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. “With the closing of our 2016 fiscal year, we have posted five consecutive quarters of positive EBITDA1, which we believe shows the progress made in the...

Lucid and Urjanet Reveal Survey Findings in the 2017 Sustainability Outlook Report: Sustainability in the Age of Trump
Lucid and Urjanet Reveal Survey Findings in the 2017 Sustainability Outlook Report: Sustainability in the Age of Trump

2017-04-04

Results indicate organizations’ continued focus on sustainability undaunted by deregulation and defunding signaled by the Trump administration OAKLAND, CA and ATLANTA, GA– – Apr 4, 2017) – Lucid, provider of the most comprehensive business intelligence platform for building operations, and Urjanet, the world-wide leader for utility data, today unveiled survey findings in the 2017 Sustainability Outlook Report: Sustainability in the Age of Trump. Survey responses reflect current attitudes and plans of sustainability professionals, facilities managers, and building operators. With the current U.S. administration questioning the legitimacy of climate change and threatening to dismantle the governmental...

Look Listen Added As Charter Member of Acceptable Ads Committee
Look Listen Added As Charter Member of Acceptable Ads Committee

2017-04-04

“We’re honored to be part of this committee to help represent our clients and their customers in the online advertising space,” said Will Perkins, VP, Media at Look Listen. Atlanta, Georgia April 04, 2017 — Look Listen, a full-service digital marketing agency with offices in Atlanta and Denver, announces that they have been selected as one of the first members of the Acceptable Ads Committee (AAC), an independent group that will take over control of the Adblock Plus Acceptable Ads program. The Acceptable Ads program began in 2011, when Adblock Plus started letting users block most ads, but permitting ads that met criteria for acceptability – so long as the user chose to participate. The AAC will take full authority over the Acceptable Ads criteria and the...

Easter Facebook Contest for Expats Worldwide Gives Away Mobile Top Up…
Easter Facebook Contest for Expats Worldwide Gives Away Mobile Top Up…

2017-04-04

30 seconds to send a recharge to someone! Too Easy. If only all transactions were this simple. (Lee-Annon on Trustpilot.com) Atlanta, Georgia April 04, 2017 — MobileRecharge.com, the website dedicated to expats worldwide, launches a simple Easter contest based on comments. The giveaway is a mobile top up for someone in the winner’s family or a friend, living abroad. The only thing participants need to do is leave a comment, sharing briefly what they like about Easter. Comments are expected between April 4-11, 2017. The winner will be picked randomly and announced on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MobileRecharge.Fan/ The prize will consist of a

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