Jeff Vinik, Chairman and Governor of the Tampa Bay Lightning, has created Vinik Sports Group, LLC the organization announced today. Vinik Sports Group (VSG) will not only serve as the parent company for the Tampa Bay Lightning, the lease holding entity for AMALIE Arena and other sports and entertainment assets, it becomes the umbrella brand for three new business verticals being introduced today: VSG Commercial Sales, VSG Facilities and VSG Live. Strategic Property Partners, LLC (the development company created with Cascade Investment, LLC to focus on Water Street Tampa) and Vinik Family Office, LLC remain separate entities..
Flooding is the most common natural disaster in America today. In fact, in 2010 alone, there were 54 presidentially declared disasters that involved flooding. This was higher than any other category of disaster for that year. Each unit consists of one common share of the Company and one half of a common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one additional common share at an exercise price of 15 cents per common share for a period of 30 months from the closing date of the financing. The Company paid cash finder fees of $25,800 in connection with this financing..
Heat guard Kevin Edwards has signed a multi year endorsement contract with Nike. Although separated by Bill Fitch’s departure from the Rockets, Houston center Akeem Olajuwon still is going at it with his former coach. Told that Fitch said Akeem “had some personal problems here, but if he keeps his nose clean, he’ll be all right,” Olajuwon responded, “He needs to worry about his future, not mine.” Don’t be surprised if that future is in Washington before the season is over.
Having beers on the beach is a rite of passage for summer, but emerging research shows it could come with a big downside: more skin damage. Although the exact cause is still being determined, studies show that alcohol can increase your risk of sunburn, NPR reports. The research isn’t new, but the link between your beachside beer and sunburn has received little attention despite mounting evidence that alcohol can leave skin more vulnerable to the sun..
The Drake had a critical need period to fill over the 2019 holidays, so Angela Tormey ran a Knowland holiday report for past meetings both within and outside of The Drake’s traditional comp set. She prospected using SmartSearch for specific groups that matched the needs of her hotel, particularly large groups with over 200 attendees. Once she set her sights on a group she wanted, Tormey went above and beyond to secure their business she set up a site tour and invited them to an afternoon of tea and a polo match..