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Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Michael Miller Hosting New TV Show ‘Time Out with Coach Miller’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long time LACC basketball coach Michael Miller is hosting his own live TV show “Time Out with Coach Miller.” Coach Michael “Mike” Miller who broke numerous national records as head basketball coach at Los Angeles City College (LACC) is tearing it up in the world of live television with his new show “Time Out with Coach Miller” seen live twice a month.

Talent Runs Deep as East Coast Track Stars Head to Semi Finals After Weekend of Top Competition

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — The final preliminary meet of the nation’s largest amateur female track series, the Colgate Women’s Games, featured athletes from every division achieving personal best scores this weekend, as thousands of participants competed for spots in the semi-finals to be held at Pratt on Saturday, January 28, 2017. (UPDATED)

Wintery Weather Doesn’t Chill the Pace at Third Preliminary Meet of the 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young athletes braved the cold outside while the competition heated up inside at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders now achieving nationally ranked scores.

East Coast Track Stars Shine Through New Year’s Weekend with Fast Times at 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — Thousands of young athletes and their families and friends spent New Year’s Weekend 2016/17 at the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games. The nation’s largest women’s amateur track and field series featured some of the East Coast’s best talent continuing to set a fast pace for the indoor track season.

Nation’s ‘Fastest 10 Year-Old’ Sets Another Record at Start of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Returning champions and promising newcomers from Boston to Virginia in first grade through college and beyond competed this weekend at the opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s largest female amateur indoor track and field series.

EPIC Golf Insurance Services Named ‘Insurance Provider of the Year’ for the Second Year in a Row by BoardRoom Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named the 2016 “Excellence in Achievement” award winner for the second year in a row by BoardRoom Magazine as the “Insurance Provider of the Year.”

TeamSnap Ranked No. 6 in Outside’s 2016 100 Best Places to Work

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, whose online and mobile apps take sports organization and communication into the 21st century, today announced that Outside Magazine has named the company No. 6 on its 100 Best Places to Work 2016 list. Outside chose TeamSnap for this list because of the company’s progressive values, like flexible work hours, a remote workforce, and the ability to work anywhere in the world.

Volunteer Coordination, Sign Up & Task Management Is Easier Than Ever with TeamSnap Assignments

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced a major feature improvement to its online and mobile apps designed to help coaches, managers and club and league administrators more easily manage their teams and organizations.

Aidan RoosEvans Rookie of the Year POWRi Speedway

O’FALLON, Ill., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 12-year-old Aidan RoosEvans was awarded “Rookie of the Year” at the 12th annual Meents Memorial Victory Race at POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro series on October 1, 2016, sponsor FRA Financial Group announced today. He is eighth in the country.

Sokal Media Group Proudly Supports N.C. State Football

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the Triangle’s largest advertising agencies, Sokal Media Group, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2016 N.C. State Wolfpack Football season. Sokal Media group joins three other premier sponsors and will be featured on the Carter-Finley Stadium scoreboard throughout the Season.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Mike Miller, Named Head Coach of CBA Expansion Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Junior College coaching legend Mike Miller has been named head coach of the California Basketball Association’s newest expansion team, the Los Angeles Skyline. From 1992 to 2008 coach Mike Miller led LACC’s basketball program into a national prominence.

MostFit To Hold Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Events in Two Cities to Help Wounded Veterans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is holding their annual Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Event in two cities this year – Los Angeles and Austin, Texas – on Sept. 10. These fun group workouts are open to ALL with a $10 minimum donation, and free to Active Duty and Veterans. The events are designed to help raise money for Post 9/11 combat wounded vets to regain and maintain their physical and mental health by providing granted gym memberships, fitness programs or in-home gym equipment anywhere in the U.S.

Michael Phelps and Little Boomer’s Instagram Inspires First Virtual Reality Monument

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Daniel Edwards will unveil what he believes is the First Virtual Reality Monument, one that honors Michael Phelps’s legacies as Olympian and father, featuring new son Boomer. Unveiling of The First Virtual Reality Monument is scheduled for November at Irv Art gallery in Indianapolis, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Treasure Valley to Host 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship

EAGLE, Idaho, Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Park BMX announced that it will be hosting the 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship on Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Riders from the entire state of Idaho will be competing for the State Champion title. Each year a State Championship series is conducted by USA BMX and Idaho sanctioned tracks.

Camp Miramichee Celebrates 100th Anniversary Summer Haven for Girls From 1916 to 1989

HARDY, Ark., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As many as 100 former YWCA Camp Miramichee campers will gather at the site of their old camp September 16-18, 2016, to celebrate the venerable summer girls camp’s 100th birthday, the Camp Miramichee Reunion committee announced today.

TeamSnap Announces 1 Million Teams Now Use Its Sports Team Management Platform

BOULDER, Colo., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that a milestone 1 million teams and groups now use its team management apps, both online and mobile, to streamline their activities. (VIDEO)

EPIC adds Broker/Producer Jake Perata to Golf Insurance Services Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jake Perata has joined the firm as an insurance broker/producer for the firm’s Sacramento Calif.-based Golf Insurance Services Practice.

JRL GOLF Junior Academy Open House

SUNLAND, Calif., May 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JRL GOLF is excited to announce their open house for the JRL GOLF Junior Academy, Saturday June 4, 2016 at Angeles National Golf Club from 10:30 a .m. – 5 p.m. JRL GOLF’s open house provides the opportunity for junior golfers and their parents to experience the academy, meet the instructors, learn about our teaching philosophy, and hear from guest speakers, such as Chris Zambri Head Golf Coach at USC.

TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues Helps Thousands of Athletic Organizations Manage Rostering, Registration, Scheduling

BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although many people know TeamSnap as the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life for teams, the sports management app innovator also offers a comprehensive web-based solution that helps streamline management for clubs, leagues and associations.

TeamSnap CEO Dave DuPont Named Finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award in the Mountain Desert Region

BOULDER, Colo., May 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that its CEO and co-founder, Dave DuPont, was named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award in the Mountain Desert Region which includes Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.

EPIC’s Inland Empire Team Supports the Local Community in a Big Way

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced details of community support provided by their Inland Empire division.

Project EverGreen’s ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Announces Disk Golf Course Project for Belle Plaine Park

BELLE PLAINE, Minn., April 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to Court Square Park in Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

Innovative Multipurpose GRATITUDE Roller Unveiled for Fitness Training

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gratitude Wellness, a health and fitness product manufacturing company, recently announced that it is raising funds via Kickstarter to help manufacture the goods and purchase the equipment necessary for the production of its patented GRATITUDE Roller.

TeamSnap Announces 10 Million Customers Now Use Its Sports Team Management Platform

BOULDER, Colo., April 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that a milestone 10 million coaches, administrators, organizers, parents and players now use its online and mobile apps to streamline group activities.

‘On the Run 2 Rio’ Fundraiser Held for Cape Verdean Olympic Contender Jordin Andrade

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. born track and field champion Jordin Andrade has never been to his native country, Cape Verde, but the Olympic hopeful has their full support. On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4 p.m., ‘On the Run 2 Rio,’ a celebration fundraiser is being held in his honor. The event will take place at the El Dorado Park West Social Center, in Long Beach, CA.

Project EverGreen’s ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Announces Project Dates for Recreation and Athletic Space Renovations in Greensboro and Durham

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to parks in Greensboro and Durham, North Carolina.

Pat Benner Joins TeamSnap Leadership as CFO

BOULDER, Colo., March 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of active sports life, today announced that Pat Benner will join as the company’s chief financial officer effective March 28, bringing more than 25 years of experience guiding top brands in the software, IT storage and healthcare industries.

MostFit to Feature Product Line at IHRSA, ACSM and NIRSA Trade Shows this Spring

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 22 through April 3, the MostFit team will be in Orlando, Florida exhibiting and offering product demos, discounts and special offers at three of the largest fitness/recreational sports conferences in U.S.; the IHRSA International Trade Show and Convention, followed by the ACSM Summit, followed by the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Associations Annual Conference.

Keli Roberts Aligns with Hedstrom Fitness as Kamagon Ball Brand Ambassador

ASHLAND, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is excited and proud to announce internationally recognized trainer, presenter and programmer, Keli Roberts as the new Kamagon(R) Ball Brand Ambassador. The Kamagon Ball is a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of functional training.

MostFit Launches The Fundamentals of Core Hammer Training Certification

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is excited to announce its new 4-hour certification training program accredited through NASM and ACE. Trainers and Group Ex Instructors will receive .4 Continuing Education Credits for attending the training.

Hedstrom Fitness Presents Hydro-Inertia Training – Revolutionizing the Dynamics of Functional Training

ASHLAND, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness now offers a product line that literally changes the paradigm of stability training. Via the physics of water, the Kamagon(R) Ball and The Surge(R) create ‘live and ever-changing’ resistance, taking functional training to a whole new level.

California Basketball Assn. Holds Draft – Center Renardo Sidney Is Men’s First-Ever Player Selected

COMPTON, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Mississippi State star Renardo Sidney was the first player taken in the inaugural California Basketball Association’s draft Sunday January 10, 2016. In all, 48 players were selected by six different CBA men’s teams over eight rounds to play in the new professional basketball league. Free Agent tryouts are Saturday January 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the USESS Center in Compton, California.

Adult Summer Camp is coming to Michigan at Camp Forever Fun

READING, Mich., Dec. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for an amazing holiday gift for your ‘grown-up’ children aged 21 and up? Send them to summer camp again! Camp Forever Fun, Michigan’s premier all-inclusive summer camp for young adults, will run two sessions, Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, in 2016.

EPIC Golf Insurance Services Named ‘Excellence in Achievement’ Award Winner by The BoardRoom Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has been named a 2015 ‘Excellence in Achievement’ award winner by The BoardRoom magazine as the ‘Insurance Provider of the Year.’

Adult Summer Camp is coming to the Midwest at Camp Forever Fun

READING, Mich., Dec. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Summer Camp, it’s not just for kids anymore! Camp Forever Fun, the Midwest’s premier all-inclusive summer camp for young adults, will run two sessions, Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, in 2016.

TeamSnap Named by Outside Magazine as One of America’s Best Places to Work

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by 9 million people worldwide for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, today announced that it has been selected by Outside Magazine as No. 16 on its list of 100 Best Places to Work 2015. Each year, Outside Magazine honors the Top 100 companies in America that raise the standards for work-life balance, company culture and employee benefits. This is the first time TeamSnap has been recognized by Outside.

Progress, Growth and Changing The World: Martial Artist Maria Turnhout Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, November 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the new Black Belts at their Sherman Oaks, California school. The celebration, at Van Nuys High School Auditorium, is the culmination of a three month testing process.

Jennifer Vescio Joins TeamSnap Board of Directors

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the leading tool for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, today announced that Jennifer Vescio, a business development and strategy executive with more than 20 years of experience leading top brands like eBay and ESPN, has joined the company’s board of directors.

TeamSnap Ranked on Inaugural Top Company Cultures List Presented by Entrepreneur and CultureIQ

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, used by over 9 million people worldwide for organizing and communicating every aspect of team life, was recently ranked on Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures list, a comprehensive ranking of U.S.-based businesses exhibiting high-performance cultures created in partnership with culture management software and service provider CultureIQ(R).

Spodak Dental Group and Giancarlo Stanton Partnership Provided All Star Smiles for Children in Need

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and Marlins All-Star fielder Giancarlo Stanton provided free dental care to nearly 100 children this past Friday, October 30. The children are students of Marlins Ayudan Partner School Lenora B. Smith Elementary School in Liberty City, Fla.