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The New Rolls-Royce Phantom

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“From its debut in 1925, a Rolls-Royce Phantom has been the choice of the world’s most influential and powerful men and women, and as a result, a constant presence at history’s most defining moments” – Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today unveiled the eighth generation Phantom at a gala reception in London.  Flanked by seven great Phantoms representing the first seven generations of the car, Phantom VIII is the 21st Century incarnation of the world’s longest running automotive nameplate and what is inarguably the “best car in the world.”

This wholly new contemporary design of Rolls-Royce Phantom DNA offers an all-new aluminium ‘Architecture of Luxury’ which underpins the Phantom and ensures the architectural and proportional lineage of Rolls-Royce while delivering a new level of ‘Magic Carpet Ride:’ lighter, stiffer, quieter than ever.

The most technologically advanced Rolls-Royce ever with a central nervous system that connects and controls all the advanced intelligence systems of the New Phantom.

As the patron settles into the car, an assistant or valet steps forward and lightly touches the sensor on the door handle so it whispers closed of its own accord, enveloping the occupant in ‘The Embrace,’ enhancing the sense of occasion and effortlessness of entry into the New Phantom.

At the heart of the New Phantom’s modern design is a wholly contemporary reinterpretation of a motor car’s dashboard, ‘The Gallery, behind a single pane of the glass. ‘The Gallery’ houses the analogue clock – a nod to the fact that  “the loudest sound you can hear in a Rolls-Royce…is the tick of the clock.”

An all-new 6.75 litre twin-turbo V12 engine is the silently beating heart of the New Phantom debuting the next chapter of Rolls-Royce’s existence.

“Phantom is the epitome of effortless style, a historical nameplate that occupies a rarefied space in the luxury constellation and conjures a rare magic all of its own. The New Phantom raises a glass to an illustrious design legacy whilst forging a modern and revitalised presence for the next era of Royce-Royce design.” — Giles Taylor, Director of Design, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

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The design of the New Phantom DNA offers an aluminum ‘Architecture of Luxury’ which underpins the Phantom delivers a new level of ‘Magic Carpet Ride:’ lighter, stiffer, quieter than ever.


Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, sits within the New Phantom.


The New Phantom is the most technologically advanced Rolls-Royce ever with a central nervous system that connects and controls all the advanced intelligence systems of the New Phantom.


As the patron settles into the car, an assistant may step forward and lightly touches the sensor on the door handle so it whispers closed of its own accord, enveloping the occupant in ‘The Embrace.’


The Phantom V previously owned by John Lennon celebrated its return to London to join ‘The Great Eight Phantoms’ A Rolls-Royce Exhibition at Bonhams on New Bond Street.


78-year-old Hiker Still Climbing to New Heights Even After Recent Nevada Mountain Rescue

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 15, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — ACR Electronics shares Rita Wagner a 78-year-old hiker’s “Survivor Story,” after she was recently rescued from Calico Tanks Peak in Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas.

A long-time and experienced member of the group, 52 Peak Club, Rita was approaching the peak when she fell backwards after the sandstone rocks broke beneath her, cracking her elbow, injuring her back and suffering severe lacerations.

That days group leader, Chris Hanna said, “Rita was in great pain and bleeding profusely. There were medical professionals on the hike that administered first aid and quickly determined she was in shock and needed to get to a hospital immediately. I deployed the ResQLink knowing that our fellow hiker was in grave danger. It triggered a response in less than one hour from our highly trained Las Vegas Search and Rescue by helicopter that was able to zero in on our location with ease because of the dual frequency design. The officer in charge stated they really appreciate the ResQLink Personal Locator Beacon as it makes their job easier and more efficient.”

Rita replied, “I never go out without my PLB, although hoped I would never have to use it. I recommend that every hiker of any age or skill level carry one. I often go out hiking on my own, so my ACR PLB is always in my pack.”

Rita expressed, “I am still hurting, but it hurts to sit too so I may as well be out walking, though I am staying on the trail for now. I solo hiked last September to Mt. Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48 states at 14,508 ft. I have done it four times and hope to do it again this year!” Keep Reading

Montage International And The Robert Green Company Reach Agreement For Hospitality Offerings At La Quinta’s SilverRock Development Project

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The two companies agree to develop SilverRock Resort, to include both a Montage and Pendry Hotel

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 2, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Montage International and The Robert Green Company have reached an agreement today for the development of the SilverRock Resort in La Quinta, California. Breaking ground in summer 2017 and opening in late 2019, the development will include Montage La Quinta with branded Montage Residences, Pendry La Quinta with branded Pendry Residences, Spa Montage, an expansive catering and conference facility, state-of-the-art recreation center, multiple food and beverage outlets, a mixed-use village, and the 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course.

This project represents the first joint development venture for Montage International incorporating its two hotel and resort brands, Montage Hotels & Resorts and Pendry Hotels. Architecture and design firm, Gensler, will work with Montage International and The Robert Green Company to develop the two properties which will feature a mid-century modern design aesthetic in keeping with their Coachella Valley location. Montage La Quinta will include approximately 140 guestrooms with a signature Spa Montage and fitness center along with three food and beverage outlets, multi-generational recreation center, resort pool, retail boutiques and the brand’s signature Paintbox children’s program. There will be 29 four and five bedroom Montage Residences with access to all of the resort’s services and amenities. Pendry La Quinta will include approximately 200 guestrooms with three food and beverage outlets, fitness center with access to Spa Montage, resort pool and retail boutiques. There will also be 66 two and three bedroom Pendry Residences with access to all Pendry services and amenities. At the center of the community is the breathtaking 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course which will be realigned and enhanced as part of the overall development.

“Having worked in the Coachella Valley early in my career, it is especially exciting to return with a dynamic development that is ideally suited for our Montage and Pendry brands,” said Alan J. Fuerstman, founder, chairman and CEO, Montage International. “With The Robert Green Company, we will be bringing to the City of La Quinta an amazing resort unlike anything else in the desert.  The architecture, design, amenities and most importantly, the extraordinary service that is the hallmark of Montage International, should be a perfect fit for the community.”

“We are thrilled to have reached an agreement with Montage International to bring both Montage and Pendry to SilverRock Resort. There has never been a resort of this caliber in the desert and nothing of this scale developed in the desert in decades.  We look forward to bringing a new level of luxury to this destination and to the City of La Quinta,” said Robert S. Green, Jr., president and CEO, The Robert Green Company.

La Quinta is a natural extension for Montage International, with its current portfolio offering access to city, sea, ski, and Lowcountry escapes, and now the California desert. Keep Reading

Radio Program ‘In Your Right Mind’ Explores Love vs. Lust in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC

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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ 360WiseNews | — “In Your Right Mind,” a weekly behavioral health radio program that features in-depth roundtable discussions of today’s behavioral health headlines, aired an impactful new show, “Love vs. Lust.” The program, which explored the difference between love and lust, aired Sunday, Feb. 12, at 5 p.m. PST on Talk Radio 790 AM KABC in Los Angeles. “In your Right Mind” is co-hosted by Program Producer Kristina Kuestner and Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Health, Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, who provides in-depth medical and clinical expertise.

Sunday’s panelists included Sandra Langeslag, Ph.D., whose research focuses on the neurocognition of emotion and motivation, and Terri Orbuch, Ph.D., America’s most trusted relationship expert. Dr. Orbuch, also known as The Love Doctor, is an author, speaker, therapist, and professor at Oakland University, as well as a research professor at University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research.

“Love is a very complex phenomenon,” said Dr. Langeslag. “It influences different aspects in life, thoughts and feelings. Almost all brain regions are involved with love. Regions in the brain that have a lot of the neurotransmitter dopamine become active when someone is looking at their loved one.”

“I’ve found five factors in my research that keep people in love,” said Dr. Orbuch. “The factors include having a realistic expectation from the relationship, feeling desired, talking about topics not related to family and work, keeping the relationship passionate, and Keep Reading

Wounded Warrior Project Empowers Veterans at Powerlifting Clinic

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PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ 360WiseNews / — Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently teamed with The Strength Lab at Union Fitness for a powerlifting clinic in Pittsburgh. Xtreme Powerlifting Coalition member and author Casey Williams provided hands-on coaching for warriors during the squat, deadlift, and bench press exercises.

“Since leaving the Army, my physical health deteriorated,” said wounded warrior Tony Canzonieri. “A few months ago, I began working out and found myself looking and feeling better. Having never lifted weights, this event was an opportunity to gain a new skill and continue my fitness journey, working my way back to a healthy weight and mindset.”

During the program, warriors learned fundamental powerlifting movements while connecting with fellow service members. Exercises started at the beginner level and progressed to more experienced levels with breakout fitness stations available during rotations. Many participants will continue their training and preparation to ultimately compete in an official powerlifting meet.

These connection activities support the long-term recovery needs of warriors by reintroducing them to the unique bonds experienced during military service. In a WWP survey of the injured warriors it serves, more than half of survey respondents (51.7 percent) talked with fellow Global War on Terrorism veterans to address their mental health issues, and 29.6 percent expressed physical activity helps. Keep Reading

Sovereign Health to Host Open House and Provide Information on CADC Classes

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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ 360WiseNews | — Sovereign Health, a national behavioral health system, will host an open house and provide information about externship opportunities, schedules, courses and tuition to all who are interested on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. PST at 1021 Calle Recodo, San Clemente, CA 92673.

Sovereign Health will be offering certification classes to become a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) through the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). Sovereign is proud to help the next generation of addiction counselors reach their professional goals. The highly rewarding work of drug and alcohol counseling helps patients and families dealing with substance use disorders and mental health issues when they need it most and can change people’s lives for the better.

Sovereign Health of San Clemente will offer Saturday classes to help students balance the responsibilities of their current job with their future profession. Skilled instructors with experience in the field will ensure that students get the education needed to pass exams and thrive in the field. Sovereign employees can take advantage of a 33 percent course discount. Keep Reading

Peter Gilgan and the Canadian Cancer Society donate to Women’s College Hospital to launch new national strategy on care for women’s cancers

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The Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers in Partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society will be established at Women’s College Hospital

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2017 /CNW/ 360WiseNews/ – Peter Gilgan, one of Canada’s most influential philanthropists, and the Canadian Cancer Society are providing a collaborative $12 million gift to Women’s College Hospital (WCH), establishing an unprecedented collaboration that will further research, education and innovation in the field of women’s cancers – particularly breast, ovarian and thyroid cancers.

Together, Women’s College Hospital and the Canadian Cancer Society will launch a major new initiative to transform care for women’s cancers on a national scale by drawing together WCH’s excellence in research, clinical care, innovation and education and then leveraging that knowledge across the country through the Canadian Cancer Society’s national network.

With the significant leadership investment from Peter Gilgan and the Canadian Cancer Society, a centre in women’s cancers will be established at Women’s College Hospital. In recognition of their leadership, vision and profound generosity, the centre will be named The Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers at Women’s College Hospital, in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society.

“Finding innovative solutions to our health system’s most pressing challenges is a cornerstone of the work we do at Women’s College,” said Marilyn Emery, President & CEO, Women’s College Hospital. “Our clinicians, researchers and educators work side-by-side to improve healthcare for all patients, not only those who walk through our hospital doors. This partnership will enable us to further our work to close the health gaps that exist for women and within our healthcare system.”

In Canada, the rate of diagnosis for all cancers in women continues to rise while, in contrast, the rate of cancers in men remains stable. As rates of diagnosis continue to grow, so too will the demand on healthcare services. But gaps in the healthcare system – such as limited access to services and resources – can make the journey much more difficult for many women facing cancer, especially those in marginalized, remote or rural communities.

“Strong and healthy families have been at the core of my beliefs and values,” said Gilgan, father, grandfather and founder of Mattamy Homes, the largest privately-owned home builder in North America. “When a wife, mother, daughter or sister is diagnosed with cancer, it is devastating. If I can play a small part and enable a collaboration that will leverage tremendous expertise, knowledge and reach, then I’m in,” he stated.

“Time and time again, Peter Gilgan has demonstrated that philanthropy truly does have the power to change lives,” said Katherine Hay, President & CEO of Women’s College Hospital Foundation. “His enduring belief in the expertise and leadership of Women’s College Hospital has ignited tremendous progress for the health of women on a local, national and international scale – progress that is now reaching bold new heights with the launch of The Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers. Together with the Canadian Cancer Society, we will achieve our vision to transform cancer care for women – all women.” Keep Reading

Athleisure Brand Risewear Expands From Footwear To Casual Performance Gear For Spring/Summer 2017

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The expanded fashion collection will debut in Germany during ISPO Munich 2017

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ 360WiseNews/ — SPRING 2017 — Footwear giant Risewear will expand their offerings and launch a premium line of casual performance apparel in Spring 2017. The collection is currently sold in the USA. After a huge success in the United States, the brand will go international during ISPO Munich 2017. Consumers can anticipate a full line of budget conscious premium apparel for women, men and kids.

“We could’ve never anticipated the furor consumers displayed for the brand,” said Demetrius Spencer, the CEO & Founder of Risewear. “The success we experienced during the release of Risewear’s footwear collection let us know there was a hunger in the market for value-driven high-quality athleisure garments.”

The line’s aesthetic focuses on three key elements: nineties retro revival, logomania and ‘track is back.’ When all three fundamentals mélange, the result is fresh logo graphics, crisp color palettes, and a playful take on color blocking reminiscent of retro tracksuits. Risewear’s mantra takes center stage as the collection’s designs tout “Results Inspire Serious Effort” in a variety of fonts and finishes.

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Memories Splash Punta Cana Receives Its Third TripAdvisor® Travellers’ Choice Award

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TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/360WiseNews/ – Memories Splash Punta Cana is the proud recipient of a TripAdvisor® 2017 Travellers’ Choice Award, placing this 525-room resort in the Top 25 Family Resorts in the Caribbean. This prestigious award is recognized industry-wide, and secures the family-friendly and all-inclusive Memories Splash among the top 1% of all hotels in the highly competitive Caribbean.

This year’s distinction marks the third Travellers’ Choice Award win for Memories Splash, a tried-and-true family favorite for vacationers. The resort offers complimentary access to its onsite water park, one of the largest in the Caribbean, along with a Kids Adventures program and a teen lounge geared to younger travelers. Parents are sure to enjoy the all-inclusive dining options and regular evening entertainment plus access to the casino and The Royal Spa at the neighboring Royalton Punta Cana.

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Atlanta Housing Authority Partners and Preserves Juniper and 10th Highrise as Affordable Housing

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ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/360WiseNews/ — In a time when affordable housing is hard to find, Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) works to preserve viable options for low-income, senior and disabled Atlanta residents. The Atlanta Housing Authority, along with Columbia Residential, JM Wilkerson, Wells Fargo and others, hosted a Hard Hat Celebration to publicly mark the preservation.

The high rise at Juniper and 10th streets, in the heart of one of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods, is being completely renovated and modernized to provide 149 high-quality senior and non-elderly disabled housing units.  The majority of the existing residents will return to the building upon completion of the renovations.

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