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WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET™ Game Offers Lucky Player A Chance To Win Up To $1 Billion

2017-05-11

LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, May 11, 2017 — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced that it has created a multi-state linked game with the largest prize opportunity for a linked lottery instant game in U.S. history. The WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET™ game is launching initially in 11 U.S. states.  The “scratch” game offers players the chance to win prizes instantly plus a bonus second-chance opportunity to win trips to Las Vegas where lucky second-chance players will take part in the WILLY WONKA™ BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE™ event to win cash prizes from $1,000 up to $1 billion. With sales off to a strong start, the Texas Lottery was first to launch the WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET™ game...

Taco Mac Brings More Brews And Wings To The Sunny South: New Location Opening In McDonough, Georgia May 15

2017-05-11

ATLANTA, May 11, 2017 — Known for providing award-winning wings, the most craft on draft and the best sports-watching environment, Taco Mac is now bringing a new freestanding restaurant to the South Point Shopping Center in McDonough, Georgia, on May 15. The McDonough location is a brand new prototype and is the first new Taco Mac location to open in two years. “We are very excited to bring Taco Mac’s seamless blend of family-friendly dining and favorite neighborhood sports bar with 120 taps and 72 HDTVs to McDonough,” says CEO Greg Lippert. “We’ve listened to our guests and are now offering more food, beverage and event options than ever before. We’re excited to launch our new, state-of-the-art restaurant prototype that showcases Taco Mac as a leader in craft on draft and the best...

PHA Announces New Partners at 2017 Summit Day One

2017-05-11

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) sixth-annual Building a Healthier Future Summit kicked off with remarks from President Bill Clinton and Tricia Brooks, Vice President, Public Affairs of Novo Nordisk, the 2017 PHA Summit National Sponsor. Throughout the day, PHA, alongside its partners, PepsiCo, the United States Tennis Association (USTA), Mercedes-Benz, the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS), Cumberland Farms, the National Confectioners Association (NCA), Feeding America, the San Antonio Food Bank, the Des Moines Area Religious Council, the Atlanta Community Food Bank, and the Capital Area Food Bank, announced commitments to help families as well as food-insecure communities make healthier choices across the country. PHA works with its honorary chair former First Lady Michelle Obama and the private sector to create solutions to end the childhood obesity crisis. As a demonstration of...

Coro Realty Advisors will Welcome Aldi to Buckhead Pavilion

2017-05-10

ATLANTA, May 10, 2017 — Coro Realty Advisors announces the execution of a lease agreement with Aldi on a 42,361 square foot space at Buckhead Pavilion, the former Sports Authority space.  Andrea Kenney represented the landlord in the transaction; Aldi was represented by Kirk Buttle with CBRE. The 42,361 square foot space became available a few months after Sports Authority announced its bankruptcy filing early last year.  “We were a little disappointed by the announcement from Sports Authority,” stated Coro Realty’s Vice President, Patti Pearlberg.  “When deciding on a replacement, one of our main goals was to make sure we brought in a tenant that would be a good fit.  There are a couple of supermarkets in the area, but we believe Aldi will bring a nice variety to the Buckhead grocer market. ” Pearlberg continued.  Aldi signed a lease for the entire space, but does plan to sublease a portion of the space to another tenant. Buckhead Pavilion, located...

Delta Community Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners
Delta Community Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

2017-05-09

ATLANTA, May 9, 2017 – Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia’s largest credit union with more than $5 billion in assets, announces the 2017 recipients of its annual scholarship program. Five students were chosen based on academic achievement, community service and submission of an essay on a topic selected by the Credit Union. “We’re proud to offer this Scholarship Program for our members,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “A good education and thoughtful career plan are essential to personal growth and development, and we wish these hard-working students every success as they pursue their academic and professional goals.” The following students will each receive a $5,000 scholarship: Justin Clark is a senior at Woodward Academy Upper School in Atlanta, who will attend the University of Arizona...

7 minutes, 12.7 seconds: The 2018 911 GT3 sets a new best lap time
7 minutes, 12.7 seconds: The 2018 911 GT3 sets a new best lap time

2017-05-04

ATLANTA, May 4, 2017 – The new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 has celebrated its debut on the Nürburgring with a lap time of 7 minutes, 12.7 seconds on the legendary Nordschleife. The track-bred 911 bested the time set by the previous model by 12.3 seconds. “The new 911 GT3 not only offers the maximum amount of driving pleasure, but with this lap time we have emphatically proven that it also delivers an impressive performance on the Nordschleife. The focus was on optimizing the drivability and adapting the car to the slight increase in engine power,” said a delighted Frank-Steffen Walliser, Vice President, Motorsport and GT cars, at Porsche. “A few years ago, lap times like this could only ever be achieved by thoroughbred race cars with slick tires,” added Andreas Preuninger, Director, GT Product Line. “The new GT3 achieves this with comparatively modest power, and is still fully suitable for everyday use.” The 911 GT3 also relies more on pure racing technology...

GARM Now Offering Elite Athletes Stem Cell Treatment with US Olympic…
GARM Now Offering Elite Athletes Stem Cell Treatment with US Olympic…

2017-05-04

Stem Cell Therapies at GARM involve over 500 million stem cells with a US Olympic surgeon! Roatan, Honduras May 04, 2017 — Global Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, known as GARM, is now offering stem cell therapy for elite athletes with US Olympics doctor Glenn Terry MD. The treatments are being offered in the Caribbean with extremely high cell counts for the highest effectiveness. Call (877) 737-0441 for more information and scheduling. Regenerative medicine treatment at GARM is performed with one’s own adipose tissue. The tissue is rich with stem cells, and with processing amounts to well over 500 million stem cells per treatment. Board Certified expert...

Andy Goldsmith Joins Pursuant as Senior Vice President, Creative…
Andy Goldsmith Joins Pursuant as Senior Vice President, Creative…

2017-05-03

Dallas, TX May 03, 2017 — Pursuant, a full-service fundraising agency serving nonprofit organizations, welcomes Andy Goldsmith as senior vice president, creative director. Andy brings a passion for brands and an uncommon combination of expertise from both the for-profit and for-purpose worlds to his new role at Pursuant. He has over thirty years of leadership experience within advertising and marketing. Andy has made a career out of cultivating teams, partnerships, and relationships that let creativity flourish. At Pursuant he will provide leadership to a talented creative team and help ensure that donor insights and ideas are channeled into distinctive stories that move people to action. “When I look at Pursuant I see an agency...

Porsche Reports New All-time Record Sales Month in April
Porsche Reports New All-time Record Sales Month in April

2017-05-02

ATLANTA, May 2, 2017 – Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced April 2017 sales of 5,529 vehicles. This is a 2.2 percent increase over April 2016. Year-to-date, sales are up 3.4 percent over last year with 18,247 vehicles. Panamera sales were particularly strong with 1,098 deliveries in the new model’s first full month on the market, a remarkable 196 percent increase over April of last year. Boxster deliveries stood at 319, a 42.4 percent increase over last year. “We are pleased to see such a strong start for our new Panamera, surpassing the 1,000 unit per month mark for the first time ever,” remarked Klaus Zellmer, President and Chief Executive Officer of PCNA. “April is always a strong month for Porsche, and 2017 is no different.” Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle sales in the U.S....

The Daily Buzz TV Show Returns After Two-Year Hiatus
The Daily Buzz TV Show Returns After Two-Year Hiatus

2017-05-02

Atlanta, Georgia May 02, 2017 — The popular entertainment and news magazine program The Daily Buzz will relaunch nationally June 4. The fast-paced, one-hour program will return in its original format featuring celebrity interviews and profiles, gossip, and news-you-can-use that integrates paid publicity content covering a wide variety of verticals including consumer, fashion, finance, health, hospitality, sports, travel and many others. The new Buzz will be overseen by its original creative and production team working out of the show’s Orlando, Florida studio with correspondents in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Original anchors Lance Smith and Kia Malone are returning to host The Daily Buzz with regular...

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