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18 08, 2017

Political Consultant Dick Morris Keynotes Reagan Dinner Next Month

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sn0420shackamaxonmorrisjpeg-9853a2d676c3a14bOne of the nation’s top political consultants is speaking at the Ridgefield Republican Town Committee’s 2nd annual Reagan Dinner. Dick Morris will address attendees on September 8th.

The event is being held at the Silver Spring Country Club in Ridgefield, Connecticut from 6-9 p.m. In addition to speaking, Morris will also sign copies of his book, Rouge Spooks-The Intelligence War on Donald Trump.

There will be a special presentation made to State Representative John H. Frey as well. Individual tickets to attend the dinner are $100.

Morris originally became involved in national politics as an advisor to President Bill Clinton’s White House in 1992. He had worked with Clinton since his time as Governor of Arkansas.

Morris also served as Clinton’s campaign manager for his presidential […]

18 08, 2017

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo Keynotes Small Satellite Conference

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Cardillo_HiResThe Small Satellite Conference featured a prominent speaker on August 6th. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo keynoted the event.

The conference took place in Logan, Utah August 5-10. Cardillo was able to provide his expertise regarding small satellites.

There were 2,550 total people who attended from 800 different organizations and 40 countries. There were also 190 commercial exhibits and 24 university exhibits set up over the six days.

Cardillo became the sixth director of the NGA in 2014. From 2010-14, he was the first Deputy Director of the Defensive Intelligence Agency and the Deputy Director for Analysis, DIA.

Cardillo previously worked in several departments for the NGA from 2002-06. He originally began his career with the DIA in 1983.

Cardillo holds a B.A. from […]

18 08, 2017

Human Rights Activist Raymond Winbush Keynotes NAACP Fight For Freedom Fundraiser

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photoHuman Rights activist Raymond Winbush was recently in Morgantown, West Virginia for an important speaking engagement. He keynoted the Morgantown/Kingwood branch of the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom fundraiser.

The event was held on August 11th at the Holiday Inn. It coincided with the West Virginia NAACP state conference that began the next day.

There were around 100 people in attendance. Registration was not required.

Winbush is the director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University. He has also taught at Oakwood, Alabama A&M, Vanderbilt and Fisk Universities.

Winbush is the author of three books. He has lectured about the contributions of Africans to world culture on five different continents.

Winbush is on the editorial board of the Journal of Black Studies and was […]

18 08, 2017

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Keynotes Sumo Logic User Conference Next Month

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416x416Sumo Logic is bringing an internet visionary in to speak at their first-ever Illuminate user conference. LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is the featured keynote speaker.

The event takes place September 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame, California. Hoffman will share the story behind building LinkedIn.

Sumo Logic CEO Ramin Sayare will also give attendees updates on the company. Registration is still currently open.

After co-founding the business-focused social network in 2002, Hoffman became company CEO for four years. Microsoft purchased the company in 2016 and Hoffman currently sits on Microsoft’s Board of Directors.

Hoffman is a venture capitalist with the firm, Greylock Partners. He started his career with Apple Computers in 1994 before working for Fujitsu.

Hoffman founded an early forerunner […]

18 08, 2017

Activist Robert Egger Keynotes Nonprofit Leadership Conference Next Month

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WEB_Robert-Egger-85cc1e8aActivist Robert Egger knows a thing or two about running a successful nonprofit. He will share some of his strategies as the keynote speaker at the NH Center for Nonprofits annual Nonprofit Leadership Conference.

The event takes place September 15th at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, New Hampshire. The theme this year is “Unleashing the Power of Nonprofits.”

Egger will be focusing on the philosophy that “there is no profit without nonprofits.” He thinks it is important for the public to know what kind of job creators these types of organizations can be.

Egger was the founder and president of the DC Central Kitchen. He presided over the organization for almost 25 years and in that time they produced more than 30 million […]

18 08, 2017

Former Vanderbilt Professor Carol Swain Speaks at Rutherford GOP Luncheon

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carol-swain-professor-political-pundit-280x280One of the country’s top political science professors lent her expertise to the Rutherford County GOP Luncheon. Former Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain spoke at the Tuesday event.

The title of her presentation was “How to be the People who Reclaim a Nation.” Swain addressed many of the hot button political issues of the day, including the recent presidential executive orders.

The event was held at the Murfreesboro DoubleTree Hotel. Several politicians have addressed the audience in past years.

Swain most recently taught political science and law at Vanderbilt. She previously was a tenured professor at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Swain is the founder of Carol Swain Enterprises and the Carol Swain Foundation.  She is regarded as an expert on […]

17 08, 2017

Guitar Legend Slash Becomes First Brand Ambassador for Gibson Brands

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6791-e301-428b-96d6-f614f0c3a737There may be no one more synonymous with guitar playing than Slash. That made him the perfect choice at Gibson Brands first Global Brand Ambassador.

Slash is going to be instrumental in developing products for Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone. They will also be creating exclusive content.

There will be further details about those projects coming later this month. Slash has worked with Gibson since early in his career.

Slash joined Guns N’ Roses in 1985 and the band quickly rose to worldwide popularity. Their 1987 debut album, Appetite for Destruction, reached number one on the Billboard 200.

That album spawned their only number one single, “Sweet Child ‘o Mine.” They have since released five other studio albums and sold over 100 million copies worldwide.

Slash was […]

17 08, 2017

Pure Barre Names TV Host Maria Menounos Brand Ambassador

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rs_600x600-170703041342-600.maria-menounos-3.63017Television host Maria Menounos has been well-known for her fitness exploits. That made her a great fit as the new brand ambassador for Pure Barre.

They are hoping that Menounos can bring their techniques and audience to new people. Pure Barre launched the partnership with a new program, Pure Empower.

Pure Barre boasts over 450 studios across North America. They are working on opening 75 more studios this year with the goal of having over 1,000 worldwide by 2021.

Over the last decade-plus, Menounos has been one of the most prominent entertainment reporters in the United States. Most recently, she served as the co-anchor of E! News.

Menounos is currently the host of SiriusXM’s “Conversations with Maria Menounos.” She is also the CEO of AfterBuzz […]

17 08, 2017

Veterinary Expert Marty Becker Speaks at Animal Welfare Workshop

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dr-marty-beckerMaking a Difference Now is an organization working to empower animal advocates. They recently heard from veterinary expert Marty Becker.

Becker spoke on August 4th at their first animal welfare workshop. He spoke about the “Fear Free” movement about getting pets to vets.

There were over 150 that attended the event in Lexington, Kentucky. The success this year has Making a Difference Now wanting to make this workshop an annual activity.

For 17 years, audiences across the country got to know Becker as Good Morning America’s veterinary contributor. He was also a Core Team Oz founding member for The Dr. Oz Show.

Becker is the Chief Veterinary Correspondent and a member of the Board of Directors for the American Humane Association. He has written 25 […]

17 08, 2017

Singer Camila Cabello Becomes Brand Ambassador for Skechers

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2015 iHeartRadio Music FestivalSketchers has always been known for their ability to be cutting edge. They are continuing that legacy by bringing rising music star Camila Cabello on board as a brand ambassador.

Cabello will be featured in a worldwide campaign for Sketchers women’s footwear collection. The campaign will begin later this month prior to the release of her first solo studio album.

Sketchers likes Cabello’s strong connection to her millennial and Generation Z fans. They have partnerships with a wide range of athletes, including singer Meghan Trainor, television star Brooke Burke-Charvet and retired baseball star David Ortiz.

Cabello has spent four years as a member of Fifth Harmony. This May, she released the single, “Crying in the Club,” from her upcoming solo album […]

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