Missouri Business

Bimmer-Con To Benefit Female Veterans Unite, Inc. With Walking Dead...

01 01 1970

This Classified Moto owned by Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon) is the grand prize at BimmerCon Sarasota, Florida April 26, 2017 BMW of Sarasota recently announced that it will be hosting its inaugural Bimmer-Con event on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at its dealership located at 5151 Clark Road, Sarasota Florida 34233. This year's event will be Walking Dead themed and will feature a cash costume contest, luxury giveaways, and other family-friendly activities. BimmerCon was organized this year in benefit of Female Veterans Unite, Inc., a local non-profit that organizes retreats for female veterans. All proceeds from future Bimmer-Con events will also be donated to organizations that raise awareness and provide services, support and training for U.S. veterans. BimmerCon's main attraction this year is a custom Classified Moto 920R motorcycle previously owned by actor Norman Reedus valued at nearly $40,000. The actor's character, Daryl Dixon, also uses...

Bayer and Luke Bryan raise awareness--and a toast--to American Farmers with Here's To The Farmer Campaign

01 01 1970

WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 12, 2017 -- Country music superstar Luke Bryan is no stranger to celebrating America's hard-working farmers.  At this year's Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour, tour sponsor Bayer will join him in toasting U.S. farmers with its Here's To The Farmer campaign. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/77126511-bayer-luke-bryan-heres-to-the-farmer-campaign-tour/ ...

BASIC Expands East Coast Presence with Acquisition of COBRA Administration & Health Services, Inc.

01 01 1970

Established in 1989 and headquartered in Portage, Michigan, BASIC has grown into one of the largest third party administrators in the nation with offices located in Michigan, Ohio, Arizona, Florida, California, Missouri and now Rhode Island. BASIC, is a technology driven HR Compliance Company focused on delivering administrative and technology solutions to assist Human Resource Departments nationwide. Their expertise allows employers to control costs, manage risks and improve staff focus and effectiveness. BASIC's suite of solutions offered independently or as a platform of services, paired with their experienced staff, ensures consistency and flexibility. The COBRA Administration & Health Services, Inc. clientele will join the over 28 years of experience and 15,000 employers who already trust BASIC with a wide range of HR responsibilities including Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Arrangement...

BASIC and Avidia Bank Introduce HSA Service Partnership

01 01 1970

Wyoming, MI September 18, 2017 BASIC and Avidia Bank are establishing a partnership that brings together the benefits of both companies’ HSA services. The new relationship gives BASIC the ability to open HSAs for employees through Avidia, further expanding BASIC’s [email protected] offering. For Avidia, the partnership provides the ability to bring their HSA plans to more people than ever before. BASIC’s [email protected] gives users the flexibility to establish an HSA at a bank of their choosing. BASIC can administer HSA Account contributions to multiple banks. Even if an employee utilizes a separate bank, BASIC easily manages all the accounts without any additional fees. By forging a partnership with Avidia, BASIC can help facilitate the opening of HSA accounts at Avidia for those first time users or those that don’t want a specific bank. [email protected] emphasizes simplicity and control by making the services of another great bank available to their customers. Avidia’s...

BancorpSouth Receives Regulatory Approval and Will Close Corporate Entity Reorganization; Announces Stock Repurchase Program

01 01 1970

Additionally, the Board of Directors of the Bank has authorized a new stock repurchase program to purchase up to an aggregate of 6,000,000 shares of the Bank's common stock.  This new stock repurchase program will become effective upon closing of the Reorganization and will have an expiration date of December 31, 2019.  Under the previous stock repurchase program, which will terminate automatically upon the closing of the Reorganization, the Company repurchased 4,683,273 shares of its common stock.  Under the new program, Bank shares may be purchased periodically in open market transactions at prevailing market prices, in privately negotiated transactions, or by other means in accordance with federal securities laws.  The actual means and timing of purchase, target number of shares and maximum price or range of prices under the program will be determined by management at its discretion and will depend...

Back to School, Back to Debt: More than One Third of Americans Worry They May Never Be Able to Repay Student Loans

01 01 1970

Despite the high interest rates that come with student loans, Americans are still willing to acquire debt for education as they view it as critical to future success. In fact, most Americans (86 percent) think an education beyond high school is important to succeed in the U.S. and two-thirds (66 percent) think it is worth it to take out loans for education. "Our survey found the majority of Americans who have missed a student loan payment have not done so because of error or because they forgot. It's been a lack of money, not a lapse in memory. They were fiscally unable to pay it," said Doyle Williams, an executive vice president at COUNTRY Financial. "Regardless of their financial situation, Americans value the opportunity to pursue advanced education and believe it will help them achieve their financial goals. How they approach the management of student debt will be a rising concern." ...

Award-Winning Author of, "Champion Your Career-Winning in the...

01 01 1970

Seattle, Washington March 30, 2017 Halimah Bellows, College instructor, career coach, and award winning author of ‘Champion Your Career-Winning in the World of Work’ will be appearing at Third Place Books, Ravenna in Seattle for a book talk. For more than 20 years, Halimah Bellows has been helping Pacific Northwest clients find their ideal careers. In ‘Champion Your Career-Winning in the World of Work’ Bellows addresses the needs of a new generation of career seekers in a rapidly changing economy and job marketplace. Designed as a self-paced career development workshop in book format, the book provides self-assessment tools to enable individuals to explore their personal passions, values, strengths and skills along with sound strategies and resources for decision making, goal setting and networking to begin a fulfilling new career. Bellows will be at Third Place Books in Ravenna at 7pm on Thursday, April 13, 2017. ‘Champion Your Career-Winning in the World...

Author Robert Stevenson’s Newly Released “Literary Translations; A Tool for Writers, Speakers, and Students” is a Guide to Better Written and Verbal Communication

01 01 1970

September 02, 2017 “Literary Translations; A Tool for Writers, Speakers, and Students”: a “treasure house” of literary transitional expressions for writers, speakers, and students. “Literary Translations; A Tool for Writers, Speakers, and Students” is the creation of published author, Robert Stevenson. Mr. Robert Louis Stevenson III is a native son of Lambert, Mississippi. For twelve years, he worked as a laborer in the cotton fields during his youth. At the age of eighteen, he entered the United States Army and served in an artillery battalion for four years. After returning home from Germany, he entered the United States Air Force where he served for sixteen years in various administrative positions. After retiring from military service, he worked both as an insurance agent and automobile salesman for twenty-three years. Presently, he has served over twenty years as an employee of the United States Treasury Department. Mr. Stevenson holds a Bachelor...

Author Mark Swink’s New Book “A Flash of Blue� is an Inspiring Yet...

01 01 1970

May 09, 2017 Mark Swink, a husband and father from a large Missouri family who resides in St. Louis with his wife, Connie, has completed his new book “A Flash of Blue�: a story of psychological self-preservation and triumph over a horrifically dysfunctional childhood. Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Mark Swink’s gripping story presents a young boy forced by the horror of life with his violent, alcoholic father to escape to a fantasy world in which he feels happy and safe. Readers who wish to experience this potent work can purchase “A Flash of Blue� at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708. About Page Publishing: Page Publishing is a traditional New York-based full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies...

Author Joseph E. Hahn's New Book "Hitchhiking Through Europe: During the Summer of 1956" is the Personal Account of a Fun-Filled Adventure Across Europe.

01 01 1970

Recent release "Hitchhiking through Europe: During the Summer of 1956" from Page Publishing author Joseph E. Hahn is filled with the excitement of seeing the world from a different view, complete with daily chronicles of the events that transpired. Saint Louis, MO, June 16, 2017 - Joseph E. Hahn has completed his new book “Hitchhiking through Europe: During the Summer of 1956”:  an honest and detailed retelling of a young man who planned and executed a wonderful summer vacation.   Joseph was born in St. Louis, Missouri and attended Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill gave his famous “Iron Curtain” speech in 1946. He has written several short stories, but never pursued writing. He has worked in public relations with banks in savings and loans and was an examiner for the state. Joseph worked as a right of way negotiator for Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) for twenty-eight years and owned and operated five laundromats....

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