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City of North Chicago Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

18 12 2017

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 18, 2017 -- The City of North Chicago recently received a prestigious innovation award from the Lake County Municipal League. This award acknowledges municipalities that developed strategic programs to solve municipal challenges and increase the effectiveness of local government. North Chicago's neighborhood revitalization and blight busting program was recognized."It is an honor to receive this award for our program that deals with vacant and blighted properties," said Mayor Rockingham. "Every derelict building had its own unique issues and we worked strategically to either demolish the properties or put them into productive use."North Chicago's program surveyed every property in the city. Then, the identification of "Action Properties" was completed starting with those that posed the greatest health and safety risk to the community. "Action Properties" were initially put into various tracks: (1) Owner to repair and get the property into productive...

Wacky Wafers are Shipping!

18 12 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017 -- The most anticipated candy launch of 2017 is finally here! After six long years of waiting, Wacky Wafers® started shipping this week, just in-time for the holidays! The initial run is expected to sell out quickly based on overwhelming demand from Leaf's website pre-sales orders.  As with all LEAF's products, the company went to great lengths to ensure Wacky Wafers® were just like consumers remembered them; the big silver-dollar sized wafers, that invigorating smell of watermelon, orange, green apple, strawberry and banana and that perfect "crack" sound as you break them in your mouth all had to be perfect.LEAF® Brands officially announced the nostalgic candy in Chicago, at the 2017 Sweet and Snacks Expo saying Wacky Wafers® would ship in July, but due to manufacturing complexities, had to push the release date to December.  "You'd be surprised how challenging it is to make a package of five pressed dextrose wafers exactly...

ARC Group, Inc. Announces That Dick's Wings Has Been Named The Official Wings Of The Jacksonville Jaguars

18 12 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 18, 2017 -- ARC Group, Inc. (OTCQB: ARCK), the owner, operator and franchisor of the award-winning Dick's Wings & Grill® concept, announced today that Dick's Wings® has been named the "Official Wings of the Jacksonville Jaguars".  The designation is part of a new and enhanced partnership with the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars in which ARC Group will continue to serve as a sponsor of the team for the next five football seasons.  Under the terms of the partnership, ARC will also market the Dick's Wings & Grill brand at all Jaguars preseason and regular season home football games at EverBank Field with stadium signage, radio broadcasting on the Jaguars' radio programming, and digital advertising on the Jaguars' website and certain of its social media sites.  In addition, ARC Group will continue to operate a concession stand in the popular "Bud Light Party Zone" at EverBank Field and a second concession stand...

FDA Grants 510(k) Clearance for Spectral's Proprietary Stand-Alone Pump

18 12 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2017) - Spectral Medical Inc., (TSX:EDT), a Phase III company developing the first treatment for patients with septic shock guided by a companion diagnostic, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has granted 510(k) clearance for the Spectral Apheresis Machine ("SAM") for use in continuous renal replacement therapy ("CRRT") and therapeutic plasma exchange ("TPE"). The Company has also submitted final documentation seeking approval of SAM from Health Canada and anticipates a decision in the first half of 2018. SAM was initially developed with the intent of supporting the potential commercialization of Toraymyxin ™ ("PMX"), whereby intensive care units could use SAM to efficiently and safely deliver the PMX treatment to septic shock patients and not rely on third party CRRT machines. The regulatory path led the Company to first seek 510(k) clearance of SAM for CRRT applications, which has now been achieved. SAM...

Abitibi Royalties Purchases Common Shares of Agnico Eagle Mines

18 12 2017

VAL-D'OR, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2017) - Abitibi Royalties Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RZZ) ("Abitibi Royalties" or the "Company") announces that it has purchased 43,500 common shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited ("Agnico Eagle") at US$44.00 per share for a total purchase price of approximately USD$1.9 million (CDN$2.5 million). The Company now owns 378,997 common shares of Agnico Eagle. The shares were acquired for investment purposes. In February 2017, the Company announced that it had delivered 108,700 common shares of Agnico Eagle under its covered call contracts and that Abitibi Royalties would look to reacquire the shares, if possible, through short-term put contracts at prices below what they were sold. Put option details, including the remaining contracts to reacquire the Agnico Eagle common shares are outlined in Table 1. Table 1. Agnico Eagle Put Option Details Type Agnico Eagle Shares Option Expiry Date Strike Price ($USD) Premiums Earned($USD) Price Shares Sold Jan. 2017...

A New Cause for Santa Claus: Local Family Sponsors Christmas Fun Run to Spread Blood Clot Awareness

18 12 2017

Dr. Clayman's Plastic Surgery Center & Miracle Spa “The holidays are a time to reflect on how grateful we are for family, friends, and health,” says Dr. Loren Clayman. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. December 18, 2017 This year’s Run Santa Run 5K has taken on new significance with the generous sponsorship of Drs. Mark and Loren Clayman of Dr. Clayman’s Plastic Surgery Center and Miracle Spa. For every registration, Drs. Clayman will be donating to the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA). The NBCA is a nonprofit, voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis, and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot-provoked stroke. NBCA accomplishes its mission through programs that build public awareness, educate patients and healthcare professionals, and promote supportive public and private sector policy. The NBCA’s cause is near and dear to the Clayman family’s heart. In...

Tennessee Licensee Earns Home Inventory Certification

18 12 2017

Lighthouse Inventory owner Jenny Cossett achieves home inventory industry designation as a Certified Inventory Specialist. Nashville, TN, December 18, 2017 -- Nationwide Inventory Professionals congratulations Licensee Jenny Cossett, owner of Lighthouse Inventory Services, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS) through the home inventory industry association.There is a surge of awareness from ancillary industries as this industry grows. Insurance agents are encouraging policyholders to have a home or business inventory. Estate attorneys refer inventory professionals to their executor clients to complete the emotional estate inventory task. Accountants recommend this important documentation to their business clients.A benefit that Licensees value is that the cost of required courses and the certification exam, plus their first year of membership, are covered by Nationwide Inventory Professionals. In addition to passing the courses, a requirement for certification...

Millimeter Wave Technology Market Worth 2,302.6 Million USD by 2023

18 12 2017

Northbrook, IL -- 12/18/2017 -- According to the new market research report "Millimeter Wave Technology Market by Product (Scanner Systems, Telecommunication Equipment), Frequency Band, License Type, Application (Mobile and Telecom, Military, Defense, and Aerospace, Automotive), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023", this market is expected to be worth USD 2,302.6 Million by 2023, at a CAGR of 35.2% between 2017 and 2023.Browse 67 Market Data Tables and 55 Figures spread through 179 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Millimeter Wave Technology Market - Global Forecast to 2023"Download PDF Brochure @ https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/pdfdownload.asp?id=981Early buyers will receive 10% customization on reports.The major factors driving the growth of the millimeter wave technology industry include the surge in mobile data traffic with bandwidth-intensive applications, use in the small-cell backhaul network, demand for innovative application of radar and security products, and potential use in...

Unattended Ground Sensors Market Worth 457.9 Million USD by 2022

18 12 2017

Northbrook, IL -- 12/18/2017 -- The report "Unattended Ground Sensors(UGS)Market by Sensor Type (Seismic, Acoustic, Magnetic, and Infrared), Deployment (Hand-Emplaced, and Air-Delivered), End-User (Security, and Critical Infrastructure), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The unattended ground sensors market is expected to grow from USD 363.8 Million in 2017 to USD 457.9 Million by 2022, at a CAGR of 4.71% from 2017 to 2022. Factors such as changing nature of warfare and rise in the terrorism, geopolitical issues, and insurgencies across countries in the world are driving the growth of the market.Browse 62 market data Tables and 49 Figures spread through 127 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS) Market - Global Forecast to 2022"Download PDF Brochure @ https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/pdfdownload.asp?id=11049048Early buyers will receive 10% customization on reports.Critical Infrastructure is projected to grow at a high rate in unattended ground sensors market during...

Space Launch Services Market Worth 27.18 Billion USD by 2025

18 12 2017

Northbrook, IL -- 12/18/2017 -- According to the new research report "Space Launch Services Market by Service Type (Pre-Launch, Post-Launch), Payload (Satellite, Human Spacecraft, Cargo, Testing Probes, Stratollite), End User, Orbit, Launch Vehicle Size, Launch Platform, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025", The space launch services market is estimated to be USD 8.88 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 27.18 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 15.01% during the forecast period.Browse 70 market data Tables and 46 Figures spread through 155 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Space Launch Services Market"Download PDF Brochure @ https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/pdfdownload.asp?id=132122845Early buyers will receive 10% customization on reports.The increase in demand for small satellites, rise in space exploration activities, and technological advancements to develop low-cost launch vehicles are key factors driving the growth of the space launch services market.Based on service type, the pre-launch...

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