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Diversified Adds New Senior Account Executive to Their All-Star Lineup Serving the Sports and Live Events Market

20 02 2018

Tony Gaston, Senior Account Executive, Diversified I am thrilled with the opportunity to join this world class organization. KENILWORK, N.J. February 20, 2018 Diversified, an industry leading technology solutions provider, is proud to announce that Tony Gaston has joined the ranks of the company’s Sports & Live Events division. Formerly serving as the company’s strategic account manager with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, Gaston has partnered with Diversified on several key stadiums and venues in North America over the last two years. Prior to Grass Valley, Gaston served in a similar capacity with Sony Electronics for eleven years. With a deep knowledge of the technical requirements and evolving needs facing today’s sports and entertainment venues, Gaston has been instrumental in such high profile projects as Golden 1 Center, Scottrade Center, Busch Stadium, Mercedes Benz Stadium, SunTrust Field, Little Caesars Arena, Levi’s Stadium, AT&T Stadium, Dodgers Stadium,...

Robert A. Morton Sr.'s Memoir, "Just a Little Watermelon Talk" is an Absorbing Tale About the Life of a Striving Geologist and the Profound Oklahoma Culture.

20 02 2018

Recent release "Just A Little Watermelon Talk" from Covenant Books author Robert A. Morton Sr. has a consuming narrative that delves into the late author's fulfillment of having been a geologist, and his struggles of manpower, technologies, and success in work. Press Release - updated: Feb 20, 2018 03:00 EST Oklahoma City, OK, February 20, 2018 - Robert A. Morton Sr., was a consulting geologist with a degree in petroleum geology from the University of Oklahoma, the completed work, “Just A Little Watermelon Talk”: reflects a captivating account of the author’s long-time passion for his chosen career in the field of geological studies. Morton shared, “In the fall of 1946, with high hopes and enthusiasm, I started enrollment in the Geological Engineering School at Oklahoma University. Finally, at almost twenty-three years old, I was on my way to my chosen career! Downhill from there! Ah, academe! Don’t you believe it! The ‘fun’ had only begun. I found I was in a new army—hordes...

Basic Energy Services Reschedules Fourth Quarter And Year End 2017 Earnings Release To February 26

19 02 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 19, 2018 -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") announced today it is rescheduling the release of its fourth quarter and year end 2017 financial results to Monday, February 26 after the close of market.  The Company has also rescheduled a conference call to discuss its results to Tuesday, February 27, starting at 9:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. CT).   What:  Basic Energy Services Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time How: Live via phone - Dial 412-902-0003 at least 10 minutes prior to the start time and ask for the Basic Energy Services call. Live over the Internet - Log on to the web at the address below. Where: www.basicenergyservices.com. The webcast can be accessed from the investor relations' home page. For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay will be available through March 13, 2018...

ONE Gas to Participate in Morgan Stanley Utilities, Clean Tech and Midstream Energy Conference

19 02 2018

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 19, 2018 -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced it will participate in the Morgan Stanley Utilities, Clean Tech and Midstream Energy Conference on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in New York City. Pierce H. Norton II, president and chief executive officer, and Curtis Dinan, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, will be conducting a series of meetings with members of the investment community. The materials utilized at the conference will be accessible on the ONE Gas website, www.onegas.com, on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, beginning at 8 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (7 a.m. Central Standard Time). ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) is a 100-percent regulated natural gas utility, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "OGS." ONE Gas is included in the S&P MidCap 400 Index, and is one of the largest natural gas utilities in the United States. ONE Gas provides natural gas distribution services to more than 2 million customers in Oklahoma,...

Edgington Construction Now Offers Outdoor Living Construction In the Tulsa Metro & Surrounding Areas

19 02 2018

We can build someone's dream outdoor living space for a very affordable price. TULSA, Okla. February 19, 2018 Edgington Construction is now providing outdoor living design and construction services in the Tulsa and surrounding areas. Whether you're looking for a fire pit, outdoor chimney, a pond, pergola, stream, arbor, retaining walls, masonry, decks, etc. Edgington Construction offers it all. With over 20 years in business and with 100% guaranteed satisfaction on all of our work we are a great fit for your outdoor living project. Just Google us and see all of the reviews from our clients. The first step to getting your outdoor living project started in contacting us. We try to make the process as easy for our customers as possible. So you have the option to email us at:edgington.construction.inc[at]gmail[dot]com Call or Text us at: (918) 402-9909 Fill out the form on our website at: http://www.edgingtonconstruction.com/contact-us The second step is to let us come to...

Allstar Surety expands underwriting team and office locations

19 02 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2018 -- Allstar Surety is proud to announce the hiring of Omar Guerra and Matt Hollingsworth as well as the opening of Kansas City, Missouri and Dallas, Texas branch offices. "We are very excited about the wealth of surety knowledge Omar and Matt bring to our underwriting team," said Jeff Booth, Allstar Surety Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer. "The opening of branch offices in Dallas and Kansas City will provide outstanding service, flexibility, and bonded principles to these territories." Omar Guerra, Allstar Surety Branch Manager and Senior Underwriter, will oversee the branch office in Kansas City, Missouri. He brings over 15 years of experience in underwriting throughout the Midwest. Working for one of the largest surety markets, Omar gained experience on the brokerage side as an account executive for a local Kansas City broker specializing in a vast array of surety accounts. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska,...

A Successful Approach: Union Station Westward Expansion Wins ACEC Award

19 02 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 19, 2018 -- A $7.8 million project that used an innovative contracting approach to make the front yard of "Kansas City's home" even more welcoming and easier for visitors to access has been recognized among the top engineering projects in Missouri during the past year.The Union Station of Kansas City Westward Expansion Project, a project designed and built by Burns & McDonnell, won a Grand Award in the Special Projects category from the Missouri chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies. The chapter presented its Engineering Excellence Awards earlier this month.The expansion project is the largest construction project undertaken at Union Station since 1999, when a $250 million renovation turned the Beaux Arts structure into a popular cultural, educational and entertainment venue. The expansion addressed traffic concerns, improved parking and pedestrian access, added outdoor event space and enhanced the overall look and feel of spaces surrounding...

Golf Academy of America Announces Spring Roadshow Schedule

19 02 2018

Golf Academy of America presents an amazing opportunity for those who are passionate about golf to launch their career working in a field that they love. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. February 19, 2018 Golf Academy of America today announced the schedule for its highly anticipated spring roadshow. From February 20, 2018 through April 5, 2018, school representatives will travel across the country to let people know about Golf Academy of America's many offerings. The spring roadshow will kick off on Feb. 20 in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Devil's Ridge Golf Club. From there, it will stop at Topgolf Alpharetta in Atlanta, Georgia on Feb. 22, Topgolf Oklahoma City in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on March 15, The Ace Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 22 and TGR Lab in Anaheim, California on April 5. At each event, school representatives will speak about the ways in which Golf Academy of America can help its graduates get started on the path to a golf career. They will provide an...

Sysco Acquires Doerle Food Services

19 02 2018

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2018 -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced it has acquired Doerle Food Services, a leading Louisiana broadline distributor with approximately $250 million in annual foodservice distribution sales.With its headquarters in Broussard, Louisiana, Doerle Food Services was founded in 1950 by Paul Doerle, Sr., as a small, local produce distributor. Since then, the family-owned business has grown into a multi-million dollar broadline distributor, servicing parts of a six state area, including Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.“We are excited to welcome Doerle and its rich, long history to the Sysco family,” stated Tom Bené, Sysco’s president and chief executive officer. “Doerle has a sterling reputation of providing the highest quality products, cultivating deep, long-term relationships with customers and suppliers and providing impeccable service. We believe these principles align with Sysco’s vision of being our customers’...

Grandmother and Grandson Team Up to Pen Captivating Children’s Tale

19 02 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. February 19, 2018 At six years old, Johnny Bob, aka John Robert, was narrating entertaining tales for anyone that would listen. His audience typically consisted of his grandmother, Glenda Buckmier. Now, the two share one of Johnny Bob’s greatest stories in “A Horse Goes to the Store: Johnny Bob Adventures.” “A Horse Goes to the Store” is the first book in the Johnny Bob Adventures Series. Featuring 26 colorful pages, the narrative introduces readers to Dusty—a lovable farm horse who lives on Farmer Bill Green’s farm. Dusty is usually a happy horse. However, on this one particular day, he realizes his shoes are far too small and they’re causing him extreme pain. He decides to embark on a shopping trip so that he can purchase new shoes that fit, as well as apples, carrots and the special treat of SnickerPoodles. Unfortunately, things do not go as planned when Dusty and Johnny Bob meet at the store and, instead, chaos erupts. “When Johnny Bob saw a...

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