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Cooking Showdown at the World Food Championships

54 chefs from across the country begin vying for a spot in the final round of the 2nd Annual US Foods Next Top Product contest. From savory sauces to flaky pastries, recipes poured into US Foods from across the country and now the public must vote to decide which dish will move on to the final round of competition. Voting is open today through September 20 at www.usfoods.com/NTP.

“The creativity and enthusiasm we’ve seen in this year’s Next Top Product contest is nothing short of ph…

Chico’s Stands Up To Cancer

Chico’s is pleased to announce that it will join forces with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) to support innovative cancer research.

The heart has always been at the core of Chico’s, whose passion for charitable giving has continued to grow for over 30 years. For this collaboration, the company created an exclusive, limited-edition anniversary scarf in Chico’s iconic leopard print, which will be sold at Chico’s boutiques and outlets across the country. With every limited-edition leopard prin…

Macy’s Westshore Plaza Store Remodel

Macy’s Westshore Plaza has completed a renovation to provide a superior shopping experience for its shoppers with expanded merchandise assortments throughout the store.

 The first 100 customers through the doors at 10AM will receive a $10 Macy’s gift card.

The reconfigured first floor includes cosmetics, jewelry, handbags, men’s apparel and the newly expanded men’s shoe department, which is approximately double its previous size. New cosmetic brands now available at Macy’s Wests…

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Mercedes-Benz will showcase its long tradition of history and innovation at the 63rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, August 15 – 18, 2013, with a collection of vintage and 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vehicles. The S-Class display — which includes the all-new 2014 S550 and S63 AMG 4MATIC — will highlight the four core values of the Mercedes-Benz brand: Luxury, Safety, Performance and Technology.

 

A symbol of engineering prowess and exclusivity, the legendary S-Class continu…

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE WINS 2 STATE PR AWARDS

Samantha Scott, APR with FPRA State President, Jeff Nall, APR, CPRC at the Golden Image Awards Ceremony (photo credit Gerlinde Photography/Joseph Gallagher)

Pushing the Envelope, Inc. (PTE), a local marketing communications firm was recently honored with an Award of Distinction and Judges’ Award at the Golden Image Awards Ceremony by the Florida Public Relations Association.

 

An Award of Distinction highligh…

Statewide Public Relations Honors

Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C., Debra Webb, and REACH FREQ were honored with a statewide award for excellence in public relations from the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Tuesday night in St. Petersburg.

 

Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC

A Judges Award was presented for achieving maximum results using a minimum amount of money for “An Evening of Laughs with Kevin Nealon” benefiting HOPE Clubhouse of …

Be Heart Smart this Summer!

Longer, warmer summer days means more activities and smaller outfits. However, long days at the pool or family soccer games in the park are often coupled with empty calories such as sugary frozen treats and syrupy drinks. That’s where Linwoods (www.linwoodshealthfoods.com) comes in to fill nutritional gaps! Linwoods delicious range of flaxseed-based superfoods blends, are all-natural, nutritionally-dense, and easy additions to any summer day!

 

1. FIT: Linwoods potent dietary fiber, …

Nordstrom Rack In West Palm Beach

Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Fla. The approximately 35,000 square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2014.

 

Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc., offering customers a wide selection of on-trend apparel, accessories and shoes at an everyday savings of 30-70% off regular prices. The Rack carries merchandise from Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com and specially purchased…

Take To The Director´s Chair

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Monaco has opened a summer studio in Cannes. The studio offers an insight into the world of the iconic brand in a unique club atmosphere and is located within walking distance from the famous Croisette. The studio will be open until October.

 

• Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Monaco opens studio in Cannes during summer season

• An insight into Bespoke personalization service and history of the brand

• Two Rolls-Royce models on display, test drive offer during the s…

Goodwood Festival of Speed

The world will stand still at this year’s Festival of Speed as the newest model in the leading super-luxury marque’s stable, Wraith, dominates the famous Goodwood Hillclimb during the Supercar Run. The most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history, Wraith will be on familiar turf, with the Home of Rolls-Royce within sight of Goodwood House.

 

At the heart of Wraith lies hallmark Rolls-Royce attributes of luxury, refinement and hand‑craftsmanship, but the new model, from the wo…