Archive for May, 2012

Chris Shaklee’s journey lands him at VCU – Inside NoVA

Chris Shaklee's journey lands him at VCU
Inside NoVA
Chris Shaklee was pitching in the Blue & Gray baseball league in Northern Virginia in 2010 when Shawn Stiffler, then an assistant coach at VCU, came to see Shaklee pitch. Shaklee, from Woodbridge, did not have an overwhelming resume.

Road trip for music? Atlanta, Orlando and Miami all beckon
Florida Times-Union
Roger Waters, “The Wall: Live,” 8 pm Saturday, June 16, at Amway Center. $46.75-$200.25. The Cult and Against Me!, 7 pm Saturday, June 16, at House of Blues. $32.50. One Direction, 7:30 pm Saturday, June 20, at Amway Center. $27.50-$57.50.

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Amway Q1 pre-tax profit rises to RM29m – Business Times – Malaysia

Amway Q1 pre-tax profit rises to RM29m
Business Times – Malaysia
Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Bhd's pre-tax profit rose six per cent to RM29.019 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 from RM27.368 million posted in the same quarter in 2011. It was mainly due to higher sales revenue, it said in a filing to

Utah Jazz to participate in summer league in Orlando – Deseret News

Utah Jazz to participate in summer league in Orlando
Deseret News
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team will participate in the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League which will take place on the Orlando Magic's practice court at the Amway Center from July 9-13. SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz announced today that the
Utah Jazz's Orlando Pro Summer League schedule setSalt Lake Tribune
Orlando Magic to host NBA Summer League gamesBay News 9
Sixers will play in Orlando Summer LeagueComcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Orlando Pinstriped Post –Orlando Sentinel (blog) –Sixers.com
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Matt Murschel: Orlando needs to whip itself into national championship shape
Orlando Sentinel
The project was put on hold after being approved in 2007 as other venues like the Amway Center and the Performing Arts Center made their ways to the forefront. During that time, the economy dipped and tourist dollars dried up giving local officials

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DeMerit Journal: The life of an MLS player – Goal.com America


Goal.com America
DeMerit Journal: The life of an MLS player
Goal.com America
By Jay DeMerit I'm sitting on the plane to Portland, thinking about how I haven't even had a chance to feel tired, or to reflect on the loss we had to Toronto in the Amway Canadian Cup final. In a way, it's a positive to have the opportunity to put

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SEIU boss Mary Kay Henry pushes for equality, lift for workers
Denver Post
By Joanne Ostrow SEIU President Mary Kay Henry poses for a portrait at the Colorado Convention Center on Thursday, in town for the labor union's convention at the center. The gathering ends Wednesday. Henry's focus may differ from that of past union

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Beauty buy: Mary Kay make-up – soFeminine.co.uk

Beauty buy: Mary Kay make-up
soFeminine.co.uk
We heart ethical beauty at sofeminine and Mary Kay cosmetics ticks our do-good beauty box. Mary Kay gives money to various charities – and in particular takes a stand on domestic violence against women – giving millions to domestic violence prevention

Former Urbandale School Board President To Join Library Board
Patch.com
By Anne Carothers-Kay Ripperger, 3413 Eula Drive, has lived in Urbandale for 33 years, is a Mary Kay Cosmetics consultant and an active volunteer with St. Stephens Lutheran Church. She was on the Urbandale School Board for nine years and was board

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Olde Catonsville: Source of book's character at root of author's appearance at
Baltimore Sun
The book has received rave reviews in print as well as from a host of Catonsville residents, including Mary Kay Graham, Cheryl Dunigan, Sue Hanlon and Robyn Cavanagh, among others. It's a hilarious romance about what happens when a jaded New Yorker