Cars, Clubs & BBQ Coming to Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort this Fathers Day

Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2015

The Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center has teamed with Perillo Auto Group to bring dads across the western suburbs a new and exclusive Fathers Day event that mixes the finest automobiles in production today with golf and BBQ. Cars, Clubs & BBQ will take place on Sunday, June 21st on the picturesque, 150-acre estate that is home to the Championship Willow Crest Golf Club and the multi-faceted resort Oak Brook Hills. The occasion presents a rare opportunity to experience an ultra-luxury car show in a relaxed and serene country club setting with chef-driven cuisine and fun activities for dad and the whole family.

Just in time for Earth Day, new e-boutique is unveiled, focusing on luxury organic beauty, baby home and wellness products.

Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 21, 2015

The new online store, offers a vast array of exceptionally high quality authentic green products imported from around the world. Products sold at promise to cut through the greenwashing clutter. This new e-boutique offers a refined collection of small batch and imported products that are free-from harmful synthetic ingredients with each meeting their strict Purity Pledge Criteria.

The store was designed to be a source for luxury eco products that are truly authentic in a time where greenwashing has peaked and consumers are left uneasy and discouraged, states Jamie MacLean, President & Founder of Petal & Post. I am deeply disappointed and frustrated by companies in the natural personal care space who continue to trick consumers through misleading packaging, branding and label call-outs on products that are not natural in formulation, let alone organic.”

Passion informs everything Petal & Post offers; from the meticulous selection of their global niche brands to working with people who care as much about the environment as they do.

We believe that using natural ingredients in their purest state makes a world of difference. Nature has provided us with powerful resources which work in harmony with our bodies and which make us look and feel more beautiful, says MacLean.

The criteria behind the selection of brands they carry ensures that undesirable synthetic chemicals are not present and that nutritional expertise, traditional remedies, regional heritage, along with cutting-edge scientific research and product development testing remain the focus behind every product. Among the 50+ brands they carry are Neom Organics, Ila Spa, LURK, Lily Lolo, Province Apothecary, Odacite, Primavera Life, Kahina Giving Beauty, Treat Collection, Leaves of Trees, Safeas Organic Beauty, Graydon Clinical Luxury, MUN, Lite + Cycle, Murchison-Hume, The Laundress, HAVEN, Finn + Emma, Kickee Pants, Love Mae, Kate Quinn Organics and Mini Organics.

Best Location in Cabo Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa Recognizes Employee Dedication in 2015

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (PRWEB) April 16, 2015

Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa, the best location in Cabo, has a team that is endlessly committed to its guests. It aims to offer the most extraordinary vacation experiences possible to those who visit each and every year by providing them with amazing amenities, entertainment, dining experiences, and accommodations to enjoy. It is the commitment of this staff to the mission of Marina Fiesta that has allowed the resort to stay in touch with its guests and always go above and beyond for them.

The commitment of the team this year has earned Marina Fiesta a stellar recognition from RCI. The Gold Crown Award was given to Marina Fiesta for its excellence over the past year. Additionally, it recognized the resorts success in meeting its goals in 2014. This prestigious award is one that the best location in Cabo, Marina Fiesta, was honored to receive. It was also proud to be host to the awards ceremony in its newly renovated Baja Lobster Co. restaurant for the prestigious guests who were in attendance.

Along with this win, Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa would like to once again thank RCI for the award; however, it would also like to recognize the amazing staff for its contribution to this award and for always adding to the ongoing success of the resort. Marina Fiesta knows that this was not an easy year for the staff or for Marina Fiesta as a whole, as the Los Cabos area had to recover from the devastating hurricane last September. However, the dedication of the employees allowed the resort to recover from this setback and get back on track, which in turn, allowed it to reach its goals and achieve an award winning level of excellence despite the struggles that came as a result of the hurricane. Additionally, this commitment from the team is what allowed the many restorations that went on this year to be a success. The best location in Cabo, Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa, again thanks its team for their ongoing commitment. It also dedicates the award to its staff members who have made the win possible.

Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa, the best location in Cabo, offers travelers an extraordinary chance to have an unforgettable vacation experience whenever they visit. This unbelievable resort offer travelers outstanding accommodations in the beauty of Cabo San Lucas and gives them these amazing amenities for an unbeatable value. In addition, a trip to the resort puts travelers in close proximity to the unbelievable attractions of Cabo, including dinning, shopping, and of course, the most thrilling fishing in the world. To learn more about planning a luxurious and unforgettable trip to the best location in Cabo, visit


Best Location in Cabo San Lucas Marina Fiesta Resort Contact Details:

Blvd. La Marina, Lotes 37 y 38

Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., 23410

From US Toll Free 1-877-243-4880

Within Mexico +52 (624)145.60.20

FAX +52(624) 145.60.21


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Santa Monica, California Landmarks Commission Recognizes Historic Events at Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean

Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2015

Following a six month review, the Santa Monica Landmarks Commission approved supplemental language this week that acknowledged the historic role Hotel Shangri-la played in 1940 when local dentist Dr. Jack H. Taylor and Lt. Col. William H. Donovan held meetings there which led to the eventual formation of key elements of the Office of Security Services (OSS), precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency.

According to the Landmarks Commission, Prior to and during the years of the Second World War, the Hotel Shangri-la had a strong association with events that were of national importance relative to the United States involvement in this conflict.

Following a 1940 mission to England by Donovan for President Roosevelt to assess that nations defense capabilities, he met Taylor at the Hotel Shangri-la. They discussed Americas lack of military preparedness to enter World War II and how the United States military posture must quickly change. Donovans concern for the countrys physical well-being resonated deeply with Taylor and he invited him to the beach by the Hotel Shangri-la for a demonstration of his watermen/lifeguard/swimmers nautical diving skills in the Pacific Ocean.

Relying on oral history interviews conducted by Santa Monica historian Erick Simmel with members of the OSS Maritime Unit (which became the U.S. Navy Seals program in 1962), the Landmarks Commission recognized the covert meetings at the Hotel Shangri-la between Donovan, the first chief of the OSS and Jack Taylor, widely recognized as the first Navy Seal.

Simmels research revealed that Donovan first met Taylor when he escorted his aspiring actress daughter Patricia to the dentists office on Second Street in late 1939, and he and Taylor remained in contact.

Deeply impressed, Donovan returned to Washington D.C. and eventually incorporated what he saw as part of Americas soon-to-be covert military toolbox. In addition to serving as a launching platform for the OSS Maritime Unit, the Shangrila Apartment Hotel (as it was known then), along with five other hotels in Santa Monica, was taken over by the U.S. military during the later stages of World War II to host soldiers returning home from the Pacific theatre.

On May 1st, Hotel Shangri-la will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its inaugural opening. The property will host a series of events during the year to honor its rich history and Diamond Jubilee anniversary.

About Hotel Shangri-la

The original and urbane Hotel Shangri-la at The Ocean in Santa Monica is anything but ordinary and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Overlooking the Pacific since 1939, the hotel is a striking beacon of Art Deco elegance, a chronicle of the golden era of Hollywood and a quintessential nexus of culture. Hidden away on a high Santa Monica bluff overlooking the ocean and historic Santa Monica Pier, this timeless luxury boutique hotel promises guests their own personal Shangrila. Guests enjoy brilliant views of the Pacific Ocean, a celebrated history and a cultural connection during their stay. In the U.S., for toll-free room reservations only, please call (800) 345-STAY (7829) or for more information, visit


St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) May 04, 2015

St. Louis has long represented opportunity and has been recognized as the Gateway to the West, so it is the perfect place for Zerorez to announce its Gateway for Veterans Program, says Dr. Ben Litalien, Chief Development Officer for Zerorez. We have joined the International Franchise Associations VetFran program and will provide veterans with a $ 10,000 discount on our franchise fee.


Puppies Rescued from Suspicious House Fire in Miami Dade Find Hope for Fresh Start in Brevard County

Titusville, Florida (PRWEB) May 04, 2015

On Wednesday, a mother pit bull and her three four-week-old puppies were saved from one of three homes in a Miami-Dade County neighborhood that had been riddled with bullets and then set ablaze by a Molotov Cocktail. Miami-Dade Animal Services confiscated the dogs, which left their fate uncertain in one of the largest municipal animal shelters in the country.

As soon as I heard this tiny little familys story, I knew we had to help, said SPCA of Brevard Associate Director, Angie Friers. We immediately reached out to my rescue contacts in South Florida, who sprang into action.

It turns out that there was also another sweet shepherd-mix dog that came into MDAS as a stray, and she had a litter of puppies in the shelter twelve days ago. We all know that a cold shelter floor is no place for a mom to raise babies, so I asked our dog intake team if we could find room to bring this family in also and get them into a foster home. Since I work with the most compassionate set of animal lovers ever, we arranged to pick up that family, too, exclaimed Friers. As luck would have it, there were also additional puppies without a mom that needed rescue, so two additional three-month old puppies hitched a ride aboard the Rescue Wagon to the SPCA of Brevard on Saturday afternoon.

On Monday, the SPCAs vet will provide a thorough check-up on all the moms and puppies, and once given the green-light, they will be placed into foster care until the puppies can be weaned, spayed or neutered and then adopted into loving homes. A YouCaring page has been established to accept donations that will be used to care for the fifteen lives saved. Follow this rescue story on Facebook at

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About SPCA of Brevard

The SPCA of Brevard, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization with the mission of protecting and providing a voice to the homeless animals of Brevard County. Founded in 1979 in Titusville, Florida, the SPCA is the largest private no-kill animal rescue group in Brevard, finding homes for 2300 animals a year. It is the first adoption facility with free-roaming cat rooms in the County, allowing adopters to interact with cats in a more home-like setting. The SPCA of North Brevard Clinic also provides reduced-price vaccines to the public and has performed more than 50,000 low-cost spay/neuter surgeries since 1999.

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American Textile Recycling Service Sets New Record for Running Gear Collected at Rock n Roll Marathon Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 20, 2015

American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS) and the Rock n Roll Marathon Series set a new record at the P.F. Changs Rock n Roll Arizona Half Marathon this past weekend. The ROCK RUN RECYCLE partnership between the Phoenix based textile recycler and the nations largest marathon series inspired more runners than ever before to shed warm-up layers at the Start Line and along the course for recycling.

Approximately 5,000 lbs. of unwanted clothing, shoes and race swag were picked up from the half marathon course and dropped off by runners at the Health & Fitness Expo. The result was a 40% increase from last years race, despite warmer than average weather on race day.

Volunteers, friends and family dressed in the companys signature ATRS RECYCLE HERE tees and green fairy gear lined the corals early on race morning to greet runners and collect warm-up apparel as the event kicked off. Every pound was bagged and weighed for reuse, redistribution or recycling. Local charity Weldon House directly benefits from the program and will receive much-needed funds from the collections.

“Despite a higher than expected temperature we had our best collection year yet, that’s a real testament to people knowing we are here to recycle running gear,” Says Robby Milner Market Team Manager in Arizona for ATRS Recycling, “Our Green Fairies and the Weldon House volunteers all pitched in to make this Rock Run Recycle Campaign the best year yet! A huge thank you to all our volunteers for helping us keep Arizona clean and green!”

The team also collected several palettes of water, snacks, bananas and other perishables from the Finish Line, which were immediately delivered to The Weldon House and a local homeless shelter to support day-to-day meal programs.

ATRS Clothing & Shoe Recyclers are located throughout the State of Arizona and provide year round drop-off points for gently used, outgrown and unwanted clothing, shoes, toys and household textiles. Each recycler provides an ongoing monthly stream of revenue for local charities like Weldon House, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Childrens Miracle Network. To find a recycler near you, call the 24-Hour Hotline 866.900-9308 or visit


Now in its third year, the campaign is sponsored by ATRS and the Rock n Roll Marathon Series to promote fun, earth-friendly recycling practices at each race. Marathons will take place around the country in the New Year including the upcoming Rock n Roll Dallas Half Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo on March 20-22, 2015.

About the Rock n Roll Marathon Series

Organized by Competitor Group, the Rock n Roll Marathon Series annually welcomes more than 600,000 professional and amateur runners taking part in 29 events around the world. The series, which started in 1998 with the simple idea of making running fun, has transformed the U.S. running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike.

Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish line festival featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past headliners including Pitbull, FloRida, Cheap Trick, Bret Michaels and Macklemore. Rock n Roll Tour Pass offers runners access to run multiple races for one-low price and earn Heavy Medal bling by completing more than one race in a calendar year. For more information, please visit or follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

About American Textile Recycling Service (ATRS)

The nations fastest growing textile recycler is an official recycling partner of Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series. Its socially responsible business model provides free textile recycling solutions for the public, job stimulation worldwide and much-needed funding for worthy local charities. Easy, convenient ATRS Recyclers are available throughout Phoenix, Tucson and Tempe, Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Tennessee, Atlanta, Oklahoma, and Southern California. ATRS is committed to keeping textile waste from local landfills and promoting a greener tomorrow. For press inquires contact pr (at) atrsonline (dot)com.

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