United States Mint to Participate in Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Celebration

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) January 24, 2020
WHAT:     Representatives from the United States Mint, the Nevada State Museum, and the State of Nevada will participate in a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the production of the first coin at the Carson City Mint in 1870.
The event will include the ceremonial striking of a special sesquicentennial silver medallion on the historic Coin Press 1, which was used to produce coins bearing the “CC” mint mark. A buffet lunch reception and cake cutting will round out the program.
WHO:        David Ryder, Director, United States MintSteve Sisolak, GovernorKate Marshall, Lt. GovernorMark Amodei, U.S. CongressmanZach Conine, State TreasurerRobert Crowell, Mayor, Carson City
WHEN:     Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. (PST)
WHERE:Nevada State Museum (Carson City)600 N. Carson StreetCarson City, NV 89701
United States Mint – Connecting America through Coins

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Axiomtek’s 30th Anniversary Message Solidifies its Commitment to Serving the Industrial Computer Market with More Dedicated Resources for Innovation and Customer Support

The year 2020 marks the 30th year milestone since the company’s inception. Within the past three decades, Axiomtek has become well known as an industry leader and a provider of innovative industrial computer solutions that include purpose-built and certified embedded systems; ruggedized controllers; small form factor motherboards and system-on-modules; and touch panel computers. The Axiomtek team announced the new 2020 product development strategies and customized service offerings created with the goal of delivering best-in-class, purpose-built intelligent technologies in a package that is easy to deploy to its customers.(PRWeb January 24, 2020)Read the full story at

Call for Nominations for the 2020 Ability Awards in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) January 22, 2020
Melwood, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit employers of individuals of differing abilities, is bringing together some of Washington’s top political, social, and business leaders to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
To honor the legacy of the ADA, Melwood is calling for nominations of outstanding employers, researchers, policymakers, organizations and individuals who are working to advance the field of employment for individuals of differing abilities and injured veterans. Nominate yourself or others. The judges panel includes key representatives from Marymount University, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Dominion Energy, Prince George’s County, Kaiser Permanente, NFP | The Meltzer Group, and the Special Olympics.
Winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 6:00pm at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased by clicking here here or at
The Honorary Co-Host Committee for the 2020 Ability Awards includes nearly two dozen regional and national Congressional leaders championing companies and individuals at the forefront of the advancement and inclusion of people of differing abilities and injured veterans in the American workforce.
You can find more information about the awards criteria and eligibility requirements here.The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2020. Please click here to submit your nomination or email questions to Kirsten Dillon at
About MelwoodMelwood is one of the largest employers of people of differing abilities in the country and offers workforce solutions to private businesses and government agencies. Melwood currently employs more than 1,600 workers – nearly 1,000 of whom are people of differing abilities – while offering job placement, job training, life skills for independence, and support services to nearly 2,600 people each year in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. For more information, visit

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O’Shares FTSE Russell Small Cap Quality Dividend ETF (OUSM) Celebrates 3-Year Anniversary and Strong Performance

O’Shares ETF Investments celebrated the 3-year anniversary of O’Shares FTSE Russell Small Cap Quality Dividend ETF (OUSM) on December 30, 2019. In 2019, OUSM returned 27.62%, outperforming the Russell 2000 which returned 25.49%. View the standardized performance for OUSM.(PRWeb January 22, 2020)Read the full story at

Equinox Funds Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary and Category Topping Performance of MutualHedge (MHFAX)

Press Release – updated: Jan 22, 2020 09:00 EST

PRINCETON, N.J., January 22, 2020 ( – Equinox Funds (“Equinox”) is proud to announce that the Equinox MutualHedge Futures Strategy Fund (“MutualHedge”) celebrated its 10th anniversary on Dec. 31, 2019.
“10 years ago, we brought innovation to the liquid alternatives world as we launched the first mutual fund that offered investors a diversified portfolio of leading futures trading programs,” said Bob Enck, Equinox CEO. “We are pleased that MutualHedge (before load) has consistently outperformed its category and the Barcaly BTOP 50 Index for the trailing 1, 2, 3, 5- and 10-year periods ending Dec. 31, 2019. Furthermore, the positive performance of MutualHedge had effectively zero correlation to US Equities (0.03 based on monthly data).”
“We believe the length and strength of our track record validates our focus on building a broadly diversified portfolio using risk-based allocations, and managing to a target volatility,” said Dr. Ajay Dravid, CIO of Equinox. “It is also our view that diversifying strategies such as ours could be a significant and strategic allocation in investor portfolios, rather than looking to time markets tactically or to chase performance.”
Trailing Performance (as of 12/31/19)*
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Class A inception: 12/31/2009, Total Annual Fund Expenses: Class A: 1.95% The performance data quoted here represents past performance. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted above. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For performance data current to the most recent month end, please call toll-free 888-643-3431 or visit
Equinox Funds offers investor-friendly alternative strategies designed to potentially reduce risk and enhance the returns of an overall portfolio. Founded in 2003, Equinox Funds has progressed from a specialist in multi-strategy managed futures investing to a comprehensive alternative investment provider. Through a collaborative research-based culture, our mission is to bring the potential benefits of alternatives to institutions and individuals through a diverse lineup of investment strategies and solutions. The Fund seeks to achieve capital appreciation in both rising and falling equity markets with an annualized level of volatility that is generally lower than the historic level of volatility experience by the S&P 500 Index.
For additional inquiries, please email:
Important Risk Information
Investments in Mutual Funds involve risk including the possible loss of principal. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. Investments in managed futures are speculative, involve substantial risk and are not suitable for all investors. Investors should be aware that, in addition to normal investment risk, managed futures investments entail certain risks, including, in all or some cases: 
• Managed futures often engage in leveraging and other speculative investment practices that may increase the risk of investment loss. Managed futures can be highly illiquid.
• Managed futures are not required to provide periodic pricing or valuation information to investors.
• Managed futures may involve complex tax structures and delays in distributing important tax information.
• Managed futures are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds.
• Managed futures often charge high fees.
Investors should carefully consider the investment objective, risks, charges, and expenses of the Equinox MutualHedge Futures Strategy Fund. This and other important information is contained in the Funds Prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 1-888-643-3431. The Prospectus should be read carefully before investing.
The Fund’s investment advisor, Equinox Institutional Asset Management, LP, has contractually agreed to reduce its fees and/or absorb expenses of the fund, at least until 1/31/2020, subject to possible recoupment from the Fund in future years. Please review the Fund’s prospectus for more information regarding fees and expenses. For performance information current to the most recent month end, please visit
*Data Source: Morningstar™, 1/2020. For current performance information, please call toll free 888.643.3431 or visit
Investors cannot directly invest in an index and unmanaged index returns do not reflect any fees, expenses or sales charges.
BTOP50 – Barclay BTOP50 Index® – The Index seeks to replicate the overall composition of the managed futures industry with regard to trading style and overall market exposure.
S&P 500® Total Return Index – Widely regarded as the best single gauge of the US equities market, this world‐renowned Index includes 500 leading companies in leading industries of the US economy.
MorningstarTM Managed Futures Category – These funds typically take long and short positions in futures options, swaps, and foreign exchange contracts, both listed and over-the-counter, based on market trends or momentum.
The Equinox MutualHedge Futures Strategy Fund is distributed by Northern Lights Distributors, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC. Equinox Funds is not affiliated with Northern Lights Distributors, LLC.


Source: Equinox Funds

Adler Planetarium Rebrands – Celebrating its 90th Anniversary

The new brand identity is a culmination of a multi-year transformation to make science more accessible and includes a new logo and all brand touchpoints from website to out-of-home.(PRWeb January 22, 2020)Read the full story at

The Salt Yard Celebrating Its First Anniversary in Business

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (PRWEB) January 22, 2020
According to a study, in most metro areas in the United States, more businesses are closing up shop than opening their doors, but thanks to hard work, dedication, and commitment to customer service, representatives with Albuquerque, NM-based The Salt Yard announced today that the company is celebrating its first anniversary in business.
“It has been an honor serving our clients,” said Carri Phillis, owner and spokesperson for The Salt Yard, a company that considers Happy Hour mandatory in your weekly schedule. “It seems like yesterday, and for us to see it blossom the way that it has for the past year, we’re very excited about what the future holds.”
“We will be celebrating our first anniversary on Saturday, January 25 @ 9 pm at 6001 Osuna RD NE. We want to welcome you, your friends, and family to hang out with us in out onesie party,” invited Phillis before adding, “Wear your best onesie and be entered to win great prizes.”
The party will have drink and food specials & DJ and it’s a 21+ event.
The Salt Yard is a premier entertainment venue, locally owned and operated in Albuquerque, NM.
“Whether you come to The Salt Yard to catch up with friends, watch live sports, listen to music, play games, sit down to a great meal or stay for another round, we’ve got you covered,” emphasized Phillis. “There is a Salt Yard close to you located on Osuna on the East Side, and Ellison on the West Side.”
The Salt Yard recently teamed up with Last Call Baja Mexican Eatery which recently opened its newest location inside The Salt Yard East at 6001 Osuna Rd. NE. Specializing in authentic, fresh, Baja Cuisine where the meats are marinated, salsas are prepared daily, and all produce is hand-cut. No freezers, no preservatives, and all orders are cooked right in front of you.
As for The Salt Yard itself, Phillis said, “We believe in pairing crafty cocktails with delicious savory food. We are dedicated to offering up a selection of the best beer from near and far. Whether you come to The Salt Yard to catch up with friends, watch live sports, listen to music, play games, sit down to a good meal or stay for another round, we’ve got you covered.”
For more information, please visit: and
About The Salt Yard
Come to the Salt Yard NM and know that we’ve got you covered. From drinks to food to games and everything in between.
Contact Details:
Carri Phillis
The Salt Yard EAST6001 Osuna Rd NEAlbuquerque, NM 87109
The Salt Yard WEST3700 Ellison RD NWAlbuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: 505-750-9273
Source: The Salt Yard

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Avatar Construction INC Celebrates Milestone 37-Year Anniversary in Tampa

Avatar Construction Commemorates Its 37-Year Anniversary in Tampa. Avatar Construction INC is building a 60 million-dollar project and the largest home in South Florida.
Press Release – updated: Jan 21, 2020 16:22 EST

TAMPA, Fla., January 21, 2020 ( – Avatar Construction INC, a full-service construction company headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is celebrating its 37th anniversary and productive transition out of an emerging startup into a recognized industry leader with a solid history of successful project completions plus a varied portfolio around Florida, United States. Avatar Construction’s President, Jay Patel, founded the company in 1982, offering general contracting for residential customers and shortly after added construction management and design-build solutions for custom houses, health care, institutional and commercial clients.
The company has a corporate office in Tampa and is revealing rapid expansion across Florida. Over the 37 years, Avatar Construction INC has completed countless projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars for a vast number of developers, builders, owners and general contractors from Florida. Among its current projects, Avatar Construction INC is currently constructing a 40,000-sq. ft., four-story large home in Surya Estates in Tampa that’s a 60-million-dollar project and the largest home in South Florida.
“The previous 37 years have seen continuous growth for Avatar Construction INC in Tampa, and our operations staff are on target for another fantastic season,” said Jay Patel, Avatar Construction’s INC President. “We’re continuing to construct a huge team to support our expansion in the region and look forward to shaping the Tampa landscape for decades to come.”
Avatar Construction INC operations employ over 100 professional contractors and construction employees. During its 37 years in Tampa, Mr. Jay Patel has also become a state-certified Professional Engineer (License #34087), state-certified Special Inspector (License #2038), state-licensed Home Inspector (License #HI 6065), state-certified General Contractor (License GCG027709) and state-certified Roofing Contractor (License CCC1330372). He’s also been designated as an Accredited Neutral Evaluator for all 65 counties in Florida for the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process for sinkhole claims with the State of Florida, Department of Financial Services. The company was categorized as an A+ Rated builder by Better Business Bureau every year since 2014.
Adding further, Jay Patel also informed that “Whether A multi-million-dollar technical center or a seminar room renovation, we execute every job with relentless responsibility.” We listen to our client’s goals. We create strategies based on clients’ business. We monitor our performance. We do all we can to make customers trust and build great lasting relationships.
About Avatar Construction INC:
Launched in 1982, Avatar Construction INC is the top general contractor and builder in Tampa, FL. Avatar Construction INC ranks first or second in the major segments of the building construction field and specializes in general construction, construction management, design-build, green building, and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Mr. Jay Patel has over four decades of experience as a Threshold (inspector) Engineer, Materials Testing Engineer, Structural Engineer.
Media Contact:
Jay PatelPhone: (813) 504-7885Email:
Source: Avatar Construction INC