Local educators and advocates launch interactive lecture series on personal development

October 25, 2016

ManTalks Chicago and Live for Yourself Consulting will host an interactive  event focused on modern mentorship and building better men and women through conversation, connection and community. This multi-speaker event, featuring Jonny Imerman, founder of Imerman Angels, will be held November 7 at 6:00 p.m., at WeWork Kinize, 20 W. Kinzie, Chicago.  Speakers will also include, Halleemah Nash, executive director of iMentor, Benjamin Ritter, founder of Live for Yourself Consulting, and Connor Beaton, founder of ManTalks. Sponsors include University of Illinois (UIC) School of Public Health, iMentor, SCORE Chicago, Bottled Blonde Chicago, Essentia Water, Clif Bar, and Joia All Natural Soda. Information regarding mentorship opportunities, with several of the speakers and the sponsors will be available for participants. “There is a belief that established gender-based behaviors are losing their foothold, but most traditional prejudices still remain constant in our...

ARKAY HALAL WHISKY MADE WITHOUT ALCOHOL GOES ON SALE IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY SEASON

October 25, 2016

Islamic law forbids the use of alcohol and that means about a quarter of the world’s population cannot enjoy the taste of LIQUORS. At least not until now. World's first 'HALAL LIQUORS ' made without alcohol goes on sale in time for party season and are available worldwide on line at The world’s first alcohol-free liquors-flavored beverage is Halal conformed (halal signifies the substance in permissible under Islamic law), it feel and taste exactly like liquor. ArKay Halal liquors mimics the taste of Whisky, Gin, Vodka, Brandy, Rum, Tequila, Amaretto, Limoncello, Margarita, Mojitos, Irish Cream, Blue Curacao and Orange Napoleon, it is classified as a soft drink since it contains no alcohol. It is conformed to Halal guidelines and meets the ingredient requirements of both the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Economic Community. The alcohol free liquor collection is available one-liter glass bottles. While...

New Pop Artist - Brett Patterson - Launches Campaign

October 25, 2016

Brett Patterson, an emerging Pop/R&B artist has launched a crowdfunding initiative to create awareness around his upcoming EP titled, “To Whom It May Concern.”  This launch marks the singer/songwriter’s strength and drive to continue forward in his career following a devastating car accident and his decision to release this EP with the support of his fans. Buzz among music executives began to generate after word got out Brett had been working with Grammy nominated producers known for producing with Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Empire, Disney and hundreds of other relevant credits. Brett started progressing through the traditional music industry system and prepared to sign with a major label, but everything changed one day while driving to film a new music video. Living in LA at the time, Brett was in a serious car accident shattering his leg and causing him to go into several months of therapy...

Man Loses 200 lbs in 14 months

October 24, 2016

A formerly obese man from Glendale, California, has shared with the world the secret to his incredible weight loss transformation. Adam Karapetyan “the beast” was 393 lbs during his darkest days and suffering from ill-health as a result of his obesity. He was physically and mentally abused by his partner, who made him feel like no one else would want him; he had to buy special chairs and toilet seats to take his weight; his mattress needed changing every six months because holes would develop from his weight; and he needed a handicap pass because he was unable to walk more than a block. Now, Adam weighs less than 190 lbs, is physically fit, and above all, he is happy, healthy and enjoying life. Not only is Adam willing to share his poignant story, he wants to help other people in similar situations, and his approach is fresh and surprisingly free of the cliches usually seen in the world of dieting and personal fitness. Adam has explained that in order...

NEW and improved basketball program at Universal Academy Coppell

October 24, 2016

Universal Academy is proud to introduce our NEW and improved basketball program at both campuses, As you probably have heard, 13 year National Basketball Association veteran, Mo Williams has adopted Universal Academy. Mo continues to be a strong advocate for and avid supporter of Scholar Athletes and has designed a basketball program that matches the relevance and integrity of Universal Academy’s outstanding academic excellence. Our goal is to establish national and statewide teams that will bring a new level of prominence to our students as well as the Universal Academy brand through their play on the court, as well as, their off the court demonstration of integrity and leadership. We will create a team of productive young men and women who will represent their respective communities. This year we will operate one Independent boy's basketball team at our Coppell campus that will travel nationally and compete throughout the country in over 20+ contests....

CycleBar® Studio to Open in Davie on November 15, 2016

October 24, 2016

CycleBar® Davie, a new concept in premium indoor cycling that offers a high-energy workout in a concert-like atmosphere, will open on November 15, 2016 at 2270 S. University Drive, Suite 120, Davie, FL 33324. The new studio is one of over 200 CycleBar studios that will be open nationally to riders in 2016. From November 15, 2016 through November 23, 2016, CycleBar Davie invites area businesses and charities to “Rock the Ride” via free private events. To schedule, email . Then on November 24, 2016, it will host its popular CycleBlast® to celebrate the grand opening by offering 50 free sessions of 47 riders each to the general public. Registration is required at . “More than 54 million Americans are working out at boutique fitness studios, which makes it the fastest-growing sector of the fitness industry,” said Joelle Bouhadana,...

Tech Startup Introduces Game Thinking System to Enhance Development Teams

October 25, 2016

GetBadges is proud to announce a solution to enhancing employee engagement, motivation, and team collaboration. Their solution is geared towards IT and development teams and transforms every day work activities into a game. “We began noticing that IT and development teams struggled with staying on task and staying motivated throughout their numerous, highly complex projects. Reviewing code and fixing bugs is complicated and tedious work. Our goal was to create a system that would help keep employees more motivated and excited to do their work than ever before,” says Justyna Wojtczak, CEO of GetBadges. “We noticed that numerous programmers happen to also be gamers. This was a niche market and we decided to provide a product that would bring together technology work product with gaming elements.” GetBadges benefits IT teams by helping developers make smaller commitments and to motivate them to get work done on a more frequent basis. The gaming...

New Tool Revolutionizes the Hiring Process for Real Estate Brokers

October 25, 2016

launchesd earlier this month as the first job search website designed specifically for Realtors and Real Estate brokers. This free new board allows current and newly-licensed real estate agents and property management professionals to easily search for available positions with area brokerages, and also lets Brokers quickly and simply post available job openings with a few clicks. Unlike other job boards that focus on the corporate world of salaries, past positions and resumes, BrokerFire.com was built with the real estate professional in mind. Founded by Christian Adams, who is a partner in multiple real estate brokerages and property management companies throughout Texas, the site started off as a local solution to an ongoing problem that he saw in his recruiting efforts. “I'm a partner in these two amazing real estate companies that offer a lot to our agents - in fact, our average agent's first year revenue is about double the national...

FishyTale Digital a new innovator of immersive storytelling books is presenting at the National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) Conference

October 26, 2016

Eric Luttio, CEO of FishyTale Digital, Inc. is pound to present at the 139th The Investment Banker’s conference taking place at the Balboa Bay Report.      FishyTale Digital will give the audience the first sneak-peek of their disruptive technology that will change the way children read and interact with books, forever. In addition, FishyTale Digital is pleased to announce the addition of , to its staff and children’s content creation team.  FishyTale Digital Inc. has brought Dana on to narrate and provide character voices for its digital media and help with public relations and promotions as its Senior Media Liaison.  Dana brings 20 years of experience to her voiceover work, both as part of her job as an on-camera network television host on hundreds of programs for ABC, NBC, LIFETIME, HBO, filling in for Kathi Lee on Live with Regis and Kathi Lee and national syndication. Dana will be present at the...

Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation Launch

October 25, 2016

Doctors Lab New York, a clinical skin care company based in Seoul, S. Korea launched Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation in NYC at Soho’s Cliqk Studios. Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation is a 3 in 1 cover up product that provides the functions of a Foundation, Concealer and BB Cream. As the K Beauty industry, has become a trend worldwide, Doctors Lab New York wanted to create a product that could offer as many functions as possible in 1 product. When it comes to make up, the term “cover up” is used to explain how efficiently one’s face could be covered. Normally, the cover up process has several steps, you would have to apply moisturizer, foundation, concealer, bb cream then finishing touches with lipstick, blush etc. Applying each layer of make up can be very time consuming, so Doctors Lab New York created a product that was time and cost efficient. Not only does Derma Cover Tattoo Foundation provide a powerful cover up, it also helps fight wrinkles, has an SPF of 25 and...

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