Ziegler Closes $3.175 Million Financing for Mercy Hill Church
Ziegler Closes $3.175 Million Financing for Mercy Hill Church

2017-07-20

We were very pleased to have assisted Mercy Hill Church with this financing…In addition, the church was very pleased to have locked into a long-term fixed-rate and pleased with the program flexibility that Ziegler provides… Chicago, IL July 20, 2017 — Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the $3,175,000 Series 2017 financing for Mercy Hill Church, Greensboro, North Carolina, a new client to Ziegler. Mercy Hill Church began in 2010 as a church plant of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham. Andrew Hopper had been employed at The Summit Church since 2007, and was the leader of the 30-person planting team. Pastor Hopper and this team moved from Raleigh to Greensboro, officially launching Mercy Hill in 2012 with 200 people. Average weekly attendance...

Renegade Raw Milk Farmer Returns with his ‘Symphony in the Barn’
Renegade Raw Milk Farmer Returns with his ‘Symphony in the Barn’

2017-07-20

Rehearsing in the Orchard Symphony in the Barns Event Takes Place on Glencolton Farms Celebrity chefs and musicians partner to bring guests a local food feast and a symphony under the stars August 5 and 6th …celebrate the food, the people, and the music that make up this community. We are celebrating life on the farm and the life it sustains through the food produced here.” — Michael Schmidt TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA,...

Wood Partners Announces Groundbreaking of Chapel Hill Development
Wood Partners Announces Groundbreaking of Chapel Hill Development

2017-07-18

Press Release – updated: Jul 17, 2017 16:28 EDT CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 17, 2017 – Wood Partners, a national leader in real estate development and acquisition, announced today that it has broken ground on a 298-unit apartment community in Chapel Hill. Centrally located between the University of North Carolina, Duke and Research Triangle Park and with easy access to I-40 — the interstate connecting the major business corridor — Alta Blu will provide residents with modern amenities in close proximity to the ample amount of employers in the area. “With little new development in the area, Alta Blu is a strategic investment because it offers an attractive option for young professionals in a prime location. Residents will get to experience all that Chapel Hill and Durham have to offer...

Massey Consulting and Avalara Host Summer Baseball Event

2017-07-18

Massey Consulting and Avalara host their Summer Baseball Bash for all customers, advocates, and friends on August 10th starting at 6 om. RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, USA, July 18, 2017 — RALEIGH, N.C. July 18, 2017- Massey Consulting, a leading accounting software consulting firm, announced they will co-host The Durham Bulls Suite Box Event along with Avalara on August 10, 2017, at the Avalara office. The attendees will be able to enjoy the baseball game from the balcony at the Avalara office and watch the Durham Bulls take on the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. “Massey Consulting is excited to co-host our second social event with Avalara,” said...

Theatre Historical Society of America recognizes Hillsman Lee Wright with  Creating Theatre History Award at Annual Conference
Theatre Historical Society of America recognizes Hillsman Lee Wright with Creating Theatre History Award at Annual Conference

2017-07-17

LOS ANGELES, CA – 07/17/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Mr. Hillsman Lee Wright was honored at the closing reception of the Annual Conference of the Theatre Historical Society of America on June 30, 2017.  Wright received the Creating Theatre History Award, which recognizes an individual or group that has contributed to society in a manner that exemplifies excellence in preserving theatres and their history. Wright’s 40-year association with historic theatres began in 1975 at the Carnegie Hall and Bleecker Street Cinemas in NYC. Over the next 40 years,...

Cycle Technologies Finds Android Fertility App Users More Likely to Plan Pregnancy, iOS Users More Likely to Prevent Pregnancy
Cycle Technologies Finds Android Fertility App Users More Likely to Plan Pregnancy, iOS Users More Likely to Prevent Pregnancy

2017-06-20

The difference between Android and iOS was surprising to us, and we are interested in exploring it further. Washington, D.C. June 20, 2017 — Cycle Technologies, a developer of reproductive health solutions, has found a significant difference in how Android versus iOS device owners use mobile fertility apps. Analytics from over 50,000 active users of Dot™, Cycle Technologies’ latest fertility app, show that Android users in the U.S. are more likely to use the app to plan pregnancy. Conversely,

Prenatal fever linked to autism risk
Prenatal fever linked to autism risk

2017-06-13

(Reuters Health) – Children born to mothers who experienced fever, especially multiple fevers, during the second trimester of pregnancy are at increased risk for developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study suggests. Researchers found that mothers who experienced a fever over 99 degrees F (37.22 C) during the second trimester of pregnancy had a 40 percent increased risk of having a child with ASD compared to women who had no fevers. But none of the women who used ibuprofen to treat a fever during pregnancy gave birth to children later diagnosed with autism, the researchers note. “What is particularly important about our findings is that it not only strengthens the evidence for a particular pathway for ASD, but it also suggests that we may be very close to understanding how to safely mitigate or prevent some outcomes by directing prevention or intervention strategies toward this pathway,” said lead author Dr. Mady Hornig of Columbia University’s...

Greenberg Traurig Has 3 Winners and 11 Finalists at the Euromoney ‘Americas Women in Business Law’ Awards
Greenberg Traurig Has 3 Winners and 11 Finalists at the Euromoney ‘Americas Women in Business Law’ Awards

2017-06-12

NEW YORK June 12, 2017 — Shareholders from three offices at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP were winners at the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s annual “Americas Women in Business Law Awards” ceremony held June 8 at Essex House in New York. The Greenberg Traurig winners were as follows: Susan L. Heller, Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Trademarks and Brand Management Group and Co-Chair of the Greenberg Traurig Women’s Initiative, won the Best in Trademark Award. Heller is consistently recognized as having one of the preeminent and internationally recognized trademark practices in the United States. She is a shareholder in the firm’s Orange County...

Announcing a New Look and Feel for The Select Group
Announcing a New Look and Feel for The Select Group

2017-06-09

Refreshed website and corporate identity highlight additional offerings from fast-growing tech services firm. Raleigh, NC, June 09, 2017– The Select Group (TSG) recently announced the launch of a new brand identity and website for the award-winning and fast-growing technical services firm. The refreshed brand helps differentiate TSG from its competitors and highlights new services, while the redesigned website provides a user-friendly and enhanced experience for their clients, consultants and job-seekers. A Refreshed Look and Feel“I designed the original intertwined S & G logo for The Select Group myself on the back of a napkin,” Sheldon Wolitski, TSG CEO & Founder, expressed. “I wanted to have a hand in crafting the new logo to ensure it represents who we are now and the monumental growth we are heading towards. The Select Group isn’t just a staffing firm...

Sensory and diet therapies for autism lack strong evidence
Sensory and diet therapies for autism lack strong evidence

2017-05-26

(Reuters Health) – – There is little or no evidence to support many popular therapies that aim to help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to two new reviews of existing research. ASDs are developmental disorders that can lead to social, communication and behavioral challenges. One review found some evidence that therapies targeting sensory issues provided at least short-term benefits, but the second review found little evidence to support the use of special diets or nutritional supplements for children with ASDs. “I think they show how scattered the information we have is,” said Catherine Lord, who directs the NewYork-Presbyterian Center for Autism and the Developing Brain in White Plains, New York. “We need better ways of collecting systematic data about the treatments,” said Lord, who was not involved with either review. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in 68 children in the...

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